Metro PCS and The Detroit Pistons “Unlimited Life Sweepstakes” Official Contest Rules and Regulations
Sweepstakes Dates: 10/26/08 – 3/30/09
2. TO ENTER: NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. The Metro PCS and Detroit Pistons Unlimited Life Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) begins on October 26, 2008 at 12:01 a.m. and ends on March 30, 2009 at 11:59 P.M, Eastern Standard Time. Entrants may enter in-store, by mail or online. (Each entry must be mailed separately): (1) Metro PCS customers will be directed by in-store merchandising to fill out an entry form offered at Metro PCS locations and may enter in-store or mail entry form to Metro PCS Unlimited Life Sweepstakes, 5 Championship Drive, Auburn Hills, MI 48326 for a chance to win one of five monthly prizes. (2) Entrants may also enter by printing their name, address and telephone number on a 3x5 card and mailing to Metro PCS Unlimited Life Sweepstakes, 5 Championship Drive, Auburn Hills, MI 48326. Entry other than as described herein is void. (3) Or, entrants may enter online at https://offers.palacenet.com/metropcs_unlimited_life. All entries must be received by Glass Palace, LLC no later than March 30, 2009 11:59 PM, Eastern Standard Time, to be considered for entry into the sweepstakes. Neither the Glass Palace, LLC or Metro PCS are responsible for lost, late, stolen, undelivered, misaddressed, ineligible, misdirected, damaged, illegible, incomplete, incorrect or postage due entries/mail. Entries become the property of Glass Palace, LLC and will not be returned. No mechanically reproduced or photocopied entries will be accepted. Glass Palace has sole discretion on determining ineligible entries. For a copy of the official rules, send a self addressed stamped envelope to Metro PCS Unlimited Life Sweepstakes (Sweepstakes Rules), 5 Championship Drive, Auburn Hills, MI 48326.
3. Drawing and Notification: Potential winners will be randomly selected in a drawing from among all eligible entries. Monthly drawings will take place on or about 11/30/08; 12/30/08; 1/30/09; 2/28/09 and 3/30/09 and shall be conducted by Sweepstakes Administrator, whose decisions are final and binding. Potential winners will be notified by phone, mail and/or email within approximately two (2) days of the drawing date. If any potential winner cannot be reached after a reasonable effort has been exerted, if he/she is found to be ineligible, if he/she cannot or does not comply with these Official Rules, or if his/her prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, such potential winner will be disqualified and an alternate potential winner will be selected at sole discretion of Glass Palace, LLC. All prizes must be claimed within two working days after the winner has been notified. Unclaimed prizes will not be awarded. Glass Palace, LLC’s decisions on matters relating to this sweepstakes are final. Non-compliance with these rules may result in disqualification and an alternate winner may be selected.
4. PRIZE DETAILS: Monthly winners will receive: Four (4) tickets each to the April 13, 2009 Pistons game, dinner, drinks and parking the same game, and a prize package consisting of a replica Pistons jersey, a Pistons baseball-style hat, a $20 gift card for Tim Horton’s and a $50 gift card for Metro PCS products or services. Grand prize winner will receive: A pair of season tickets for the 2009-2010 Pistons regular season (tickets valued at $40/game per seat); a Samsung r450 Messager phone and twenty-four (24) months of Metro PCS service ($50/month unlimited plan); A two (2)-year lease on a 2009 Mercury Milan, provided by Jack Demmer Lincoln Mercury, Dearborn, Michigan. Lease is subject to conditions imposed by grantor including: 10,500 miles per year maximum, lease is subject to credit approval from Ford Motor Credit, winner is responsible for tax, title, plate fees, documentation fees and must provide full-coverage insurance in the state of Michigan; must take delivery on or before 6/15/2009; car depicted in advertising may differ from actual car based on availability; a $500 gas card; a Tim Horton’s gift card equivalent to two (2) years of coffee (1 medium coffee per day for 730 days) $1,200 approximate value. Unless stated, prizes do not include ground transportation, meals, taxes, tips and incidentals. Winner must be a legal resident of the United States and 18 years or older. Limit one prize per person, no prize substitution or cash redemption allowed by winner. Sweepstakes Sponsor reserves the right to substitute prizes of equal or greater value as necessary. All Prizes are non transferable. All taxes on prizes are the sole responsibility of winner.
5. AWARDING OF THE PRIZE: Prizes will be awarded by mail or may be picked up in person. Winner must claim winnings in person and must present proper identification in order to receive winnings. Odds of winning depend upon the total number of eligible entries received. Winner agrees that Sponsors, the National Basketball Association and its member teams, NBA Properties, Inc. may use their name or likeness for advertising or publicity purposes without additional compensation except where prohibited by law. All winners will be drawn randomly by Glass Palace, LLC representative.
6. ELIGIBILITY: Sweepstakes open to legal residents of the state of Michigan and must be 18 years or older. Employees of Glass Palace, LLC, Detroit Pistons or the National Basketball Association and it’s Member Teams, NBA Properties, Inc. (NBA), ABC Warehouse and Sirius Satellite Radio and their immediate families, their respective subsidiaries, agents’ affiliates, franchisees, licensees, advertising and promotion agencies and their immediate families are not eligible to win. All federal, state, and local laws apply.
7. LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY. By participating, entrants (and their parent(s)/legal guardian(s) if entrants are minors) agree (a) to abide by and be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which shall be final and binding; (b) to the use of their names and/or likenesses for advertising and publicity purposes without additional compensation, unless prohibited by law; and (c) to release Detroit Pistons, Glass Palace, the National Basketball Association and its member teams, NBA Properties, Inc., Sponsor, its parent company and franchisees/licensees, their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, agents, award supplier, and their respective officers, directors, employees, agents, and representatives from all liability in connection with any prize received in this Sweepstakes or from participating in this Sweepstakes or any prize-related activities. Entrants waive the right to assert, as a cost of receiving prize, any and all costs of redemption.
8. List of Winners: For a list of winner(s), send a self addressed, stamped envelope to: Metro PCS Unlimited Life Sweepstakes, 5 Championship Drive, Auburn Hills, MI 48326.
9. Sponsors: Glass Palace, LLC, 5 Championship Drive, Auburn Hills, MI 48326, Metro PCS, Jack Demmer Lincoln Mercury and Tim Horton’s.