Area 55 Contest Official Rules

(1) No purchase necessary. Promoter/Sponsor of this contest is Pacers Basketball, LLC d/b/a Indiana Pacers, Pacers Sports & Entertainment, Bankers Life Fieldhouse and Home Court ( "Pacers") with an address of 125 S. Pennsylvania Street, Indianapolis, IN, 46204. (2) Contest open to legal residents of Indiana that are eighteen (18) years of age or older. Employees and immediate families of employees (spouse, parents, siblings, and children) of Pacers, the National Basketball Association and its Member Teams, NBA Properties, Inc. and each of their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, owners, members, employees and agents are not able to enter or win. (3) To enter, submit a response to Pacers via video to the following question: "How will you make the Area 55 section in Bankers Life Fieldhouse the best section in the NBA?". Entrants can submit a video audition online at Pacers.com or by having a video audition recorded for them by a Pacers representative at one central Indiana location (see below). Video auditions submitted online will be accepted beginning Saturday, August 18, 2012 at 4:00 PM Indianapolis time and the deadline to submit a video audition online is Friday, August 24, 2012 at 5:00 PM Indianapolis time. On-site video auditions will occur on Saturday, August 18, 2012 at Kroger (3100 Meridian Parke Drive, Greenwood, IN) from 4:00 PM to 6:30 PM Indianapolis time. Video auditions must not exceed thirty seconds (:30) in length and participation is free. The submitted video auditions shall not include any other people other than the entrant. Noncompliance will result in disqualification of the audition. Limit one video audition submission per person. Additional video auditions received thereafter from the same entrant will be void. (4) As part of the video audition submission process you may be asked if you wish to receive promotional emails from the Pacers. Consenting to receive promotional emails is optional and is not required for participation in the contest. (5) Contest begins at 4:00 PM Indianapolis time on August 18, 2012 and all video auditions must be received by 5:00 PM Indianapolis time on Friday, August 24, 2012. (6) From the eligible entrants, a maximum of 110 Finalists will be selected by Pacers representatives to participate in a live audition in front of Roy Hibbert based on the entrant's creativity, energy, enthusiasm, love for basketball, love for Roy Hibbert and love for the Indiana Pacers expressed in how the entrant responds to the question noted in #3 above. Finalists will be notified that they have been selected to participate in the live audition no later than 5:00 PM Indianapolis time on August 27, 2012. In the event a Finalist cannot be contacted, does not respond to said notification or declines the opportunity to participate in the live audition another Finalist may or may not be selected from the remaining eligible entries. The final round of auditions will occur on Wednesday, August 29, 2012, in Bankers Life Fieldhouse beginning at 5:00 pm Indianapolis time. The contest ends at the conclusion of the live auditions. Live auditions shall not include any other people other than the entrant. Noncompliance will result in disqualification of the audition. (7) From the pool of Finalists participating in the live audition, 55 Grand Prize winners will be selected by Roy Hibbert personally based on the same criteria applicable to becoming a Finalist. (8) The Grand Prize winners will each receive one (1) ticket in Area 55 (Section 101 or 102 of Bankers Life Fieldhouse) to forty four (44) Indiana Pacers home games (3 preseason and 41 regular season) during the 2012-13 NBA season ($550 value) and one (1) photo autographed by Roy Hibbert ($6 value). Total retail value of each Grand Prize is $556; total retail value of all Grand Prizes combined is $30,580. The Finalists that do not win the Grand Prize will each receive a photo autographed by Roy Hibbert ($6 value). Retail value(s) reflect unautographed merchandise. Retail value of hand signed merchandise is subject to fluctuation based on the featured player(s) and current market value at the time of prize award. (9) The winning prizes are non-transferable to any other person, including relatives or friends. (10) The Grand Prize winners and Finalists are solely responsible for all applicable federal, state and local taxes and any expenses associated with the contest, unless otherwise indicated. No substitution, cash equivalent or transfer of prize permitted except at the Pacers' option for a prize of comparable or greater value. (11) A list of winners can be obtained by writing "Area 55 Contest" c/o Pacers Sports & Entertainment, 125 S. Pennsylvania Street, Indianapolis, IN, 46204. (12) By entering, each entrant agrees to follow the Area 55 Contest Official Rules and forever releases, discharges, and waives any and all claims, liabilities and actions of any kind, howsoever caused or arising and whether by negligence, any intentional act or otherwise, that entrant may have or that may arise against Pacers Basketball, LLC d/b/a Pacers Sports & Entertainment, Indiana Pacers, Bankers Life Fieldhouse and Home Court, and/or the National Basketball Association and its Member Teams, NBA Properties, Inc. and each of their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, owners, shareholders, members, employees, sponsors, licensees, successors, assigns and agents ("collectively, the "Released Parties"), with respect to or arising out of either (i) entrant's participation; or (ii) the receipt or use of the prizes (including but not limited to the substitution or changing of any prizing) awarded in the contest. By entering, each entrant further agrees to defend, indemnify and hold harmless the Released Parties and their insurers against any and all damages, costs, judgments, and/or expenses (including but not limited to attorneys' fees and/or other legal fees) they may incur as a result of claims made against them in connection with either (i) entrant's participation; or (ii) the receipt or use of the prizes (including but not limited to the substitution or changing of any prizing) awarded in the contest. (13) It is the sole responsibility of the entrant to notify Pacers if his or her contact information and/or e-mail address changes. To do so, send an e-mail to PacersInsider@pacers.com with the new contact information. Pacers and/or the National Basketball Association and its Member Teams, NBA Properties, Inc. and each of their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, owners, shareholders, members, employees, sponsors, licensees, successors, assigns and agents are not responsible for lost, interrupted or unavailable network, server or other connections, miscommunications, failed phone or computer hardware or software or telephone transmissions or technical failures, garbled or jumbled transmissions or other errors of any kind, whether human, mechanical or electronic; including without limitation the incorrect or inaccurate capture of entry information online, or for lost, late, incomplete, damaged, destroyed, delayed, stolen, misdirected or illegible entries. Entry materials/data that have been tampered with or altered are void. Once submitted, entries become the sole property of Pacers and will not be returned. (14) All decisions of Pacers in connection with all aspects of this contest are final. (15) Except where prohibited by law, in consideration for being permitted to participate in this contest and the opportunity to win the prizes offered in this contest, each entrant hereby agrees and consents, without further authorization, compensation or remuneration of any kind, to the use of the entrant's name, likeness, voice, photograph, performance, submitted video audition, personal statements and/or biographical information in any and all advertising, promotions and other publicity conducted by Pacers and/or the National Basketball Association and its Member Teams, NBA Properties, Inc. and each of their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, agents, licensees, successors and assigns. (16) The submitted video auditions and any live auditions must not disparage any person or community and must be in good taste and Pacers may use its sole discretion to disqualify video and/or any live auditions that do not comply. Further, each entrant represents and warrants that his/her submitted video audition and/or any live audition will not violate or infringe upon any rights (including but not limited to any intellectual property rights) of, or give rise to any claim by, any third party. Each entrant further represents and warrants that his/her submitted video audition and/or any live audition is his/her original work and each entrant assigns all right, title, interest and intellectual property (including but not limited to copyright) in his/her submitted video audition and/or any live audition to the Pacers. (17) Pacers may require entrants to complete a written publicity and liability release as well as a written assignment of intellectual property in addition to the terms and conditions contained in these Area 55 Contest Official Rules. Non-compliance with any of the foregoing or with these Official Rules may result in disqualification. (18) Pacers reserve the right to cancel, modify or suspend the promotion and/or change dates or prizes (to a prize of equal or greater value) relating to the promotion in case of schedule changes, acts of God, force majeure events, computer viruses, bugs, corruption or unfairness of the security or administration of the promotion, or for any other reason at the sole discretion of the Pacers. (19) Any disputes in connection with this contest will be resolved by Pacers, whose judgment shall be final. (20) Void where prohibited.

Abbreviated Rules

  1. No purchase necessary.
  2. To enter, submit a response to Pacers via video to the following question: "How will you make the Area 55 section in Bankers Life Fieldhouse the best section in the NBA?". Video auditions can be submitted online at www.Pacers.com from August 18, 2012 at 4:00 PM through August 24 at 5:00 PM Indianapolis time. On-site video auditions can be submitted by having a video audition recorded by a Pacers representative at Kroger (3100 Meridian Parke Drive, Greenwood, IN) on Saturday, August 18, 2012 from 4:00 PM through 6:30 PM. Video auditions must not exceed thirty seconds (:30) in length.
  3. A maximum of 110 Finalists will be selected by Pacers representatives to participate in a live audition in front of Roy Hibbert based on the entrant's creativity, energy, enthusiasm, love for basketball, love for Roy Hibbert and love for the Indiana Pacers expressed in how the entrant responds to the question noted in #2 above. The live audition will take place at 5:00 PM Indianapolis time on Wednesday, August 29, 2012 at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. The contest ends at the conclusion of the live auditions. From the pool of Finalists participating in the live audition, 55 Grand Prize winners will be selected by Roy Hibbert personally based on the same criteria applicable to becoming a Finalist.
  4. The submitted video auditions and any live auditions shall not include any other people other than the entrant. Noncompliance will result in disqualification of the audition.
  5. The Grand Prize winners will each receive one (1) ticket in Area 55 (Section 101 or 102 of Bankers Life Fieldhouse) to forty four (44) Indiana Pacers home games (3 preseason and 41 regular season) during the 2012-13 NBA season ($550 value ) and one (1) photo autographed by Roy Hibbert ($6 value). Total retail value of each Grand Prize is $556; total retail value of all Grand Prizes combined is $30,580. The Finalists that do not win the Grand Prize will each receive a photo autographed by Roy Hibbert ($6 value). Retail value(s) reflect unautographed merchandise.
  6. Must be eighteen (18) years of age or older and a legal resident of Indiana to enter (additional restrictions apply).
  7. Void where prohibited.
  8. Write to "Area 55 Contest", c/o Pacers Sports & Entertainment, 125 South Pennsylvania Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204 or log on to www.pacers.com for complete rules.
  9. Promoter/Sponsor of this contest is Pacers Basketball, LLC, 125 S. Pennsylvania Street, Indianapolis, IN, 46204.