Detroit Pistons 2004 Ultimate Fan/Championship Ring Contest Rules and Regulations

No purchase required to enter. Entrants do not have to purchase any products to win. Void where prohibited, taxed or otherwise restricted by law. Subject to all federal, state and local laws.

How to Enter: Contest begins on Monday, October 25, 2004 at 12:01 a.m. and ends Monday, November 1, 2004 at 12:00 p.m. (“Promotional Period”). There are only four (4) ways to enter.

Entries: (1) Complete an on-line survey through the Detroit Newspapers (DetNews.com, Freep.com) or Pistons.com websites during the sweepstakes period and be automatically entered to win. Entries mechanically reproduced or made in any fashion of the contest are void. (2) Send name(s), address, and phone number to Detroit Pistons /2004 Ultimate Fan Championship Ring Contest, 4 Championship Drive, Auburn Hills, MI 48326. One entry per person/email address/household.

Indemnification: Entries must be received no later than November 1, 2004 at 12:00 p.m. All entries become the property of Palace Sports and Entertainment and will not be acknowledged or returned. Incomplete entries are void. By entering, all entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the judge's decisions. By entering, entrant agrees to follow the Official Rules and hold harmless and indemnify Palace Sports & Entertainment, Detroit Pistons, the National Basketball Association, and its Member Teams, NBA Properties, Inc, The Detroit Newspapers Agency, WDMK-FM, WDTJ-FM, WMXD-FM, WDFN-AM, WDVD-FM, WDRQ-FM, WKQI-FM, CIMX-FM, WYCD-FM, WRIF-FM and each of their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, employees, and agents against any and all liability, damages or causes of action (however named or described), with respect to or arising out of either (i) entrant’s participation; or (ii) the receipt or use of the prizes awarded in the promotion. False or deceptive entries or acts will render the entrant ineligible.

Prize: One (1) winner will receive a pair of tickets to see the Detroit Pistons Home Opener on November 2nd, 2004 at 7:30pm, and a 2004 NBA Championship ring. Approximate Prize Value is $15,100. Winner will be notified via telephone or e-mail on November 1st after 12:00pm. Winner must be able to be at The Palace of Auburn Hills on November 2nd, 2004 beginning at 6pm through the ring ceremony. Palace Sports & Entertainment is not responsible for transportation to and from the venue or any other costs Winner may incur to attend the ceremony.

Winner: One winner will be chosen at random from all eligible entries received by Palace Sports & Entertainment and the Detroit Newspapers Agency whose decisions regarding all aspects of the contest shall be final and binding. Except where prohibited, in consideration for being awarded the prize, winner hereby agrees and consents, without further authorization, compensation or remuneration of any kind, to the use of winner’s name and likeness in any and all advertising, promotions and other publicity conducted by Palace Sports & Entertainment, Detroit Pistons, the National Basketball Association and its Member Teams, NBA Properties, Inc., The Detroit Newspapers Agency, WDMK-FM, WDTJ-FM, WMXD-FM, WDFN-AM, WDVD-FM, WDRQ-FM, WKQI-FM, CIMX-FM, WYCD-FM, WRIF-FM and each of their respective parents, subsidiaries, and affiliates. In the event that the winner cannot be contacted or declines the prize, another winner will be randomly selected from eligible entries. For more info on the contest’s outcome, you may write to “Detroit Pistons Ultimate Fan/ Championship Ring Contest” Palace Marketing Department, The Palace of Auburn Hills, 4 Championship Dr., Auburn Hills, MI, 48326.

Eligibility: The contest is open only to residents of the state of Michigan who are 18 years of age or older as of November 1st, 2004. Employees and immediate families (spouse, parents, siblings, and children) of the Detroit Newspapers Agency, Palace Sports & Entertainment, Detroit Pistons, the National Basketball Association and its Member Teams, NBA Properties, Inc., the Detroit Shock, the Women’s National Basketball Association and its Teams and operators, WNBA Enterprises, LLC, WDMK-FM, WDTJ-FM, WMXD-FM, WDFN-AM, WDVD-FM, WDRQ-FM, WKQI-FM, CIMX-FM, WYCD-FM, WRIF-FM and their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, governors, employees, and agents, are not eligible. Entrants agree to be bound by the Official Rules and the decisions of the judging organization regarding all aspects of the contest, whose decisions shall be final.

Odds: Winner will be chosen at random based on the number of entries received.

Sponsor: None.