Every Moment Matters Giveaway - Contest Rules

TIMBERWOLVES SWEEPSTAKES – OFFICIAL RULES

 In order to be eligible for prizes complete registration form here.

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. MUST BE 18 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.  ALL FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS APPLY. VISIT www.timberwolves.com/giveaway FOR FULL DETAILS, INCLUDING SPECIFIC PRIZES AND SWEEPSTAKES DATES.

SWEEPSTAKES DESCRIPTION: By participating in the Timberwolves “Every Moment Matters” Giveaway (the “Sweepstakes”), each entrant unconditionally accepts and agrees to comply with and abide by these Official Rules and the decisions of The Minnesota Timberwolves, 600 First Avenue North, Minneapolis, MN 55403 (“Sponsor”), which shall be final and binding in all respects. Sponsor reserves the right to amend these Sweepstakes rules at any time in its sole discretion.

ELIGIBILITY: Only legal residents of Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, South Dakota, and North Dakota who are 18 years of age or older at time of entry are eligible to enter. Valid driver’s license and proof of age required. Void in the remaining 45 states, Canada, Puerto Rico and where prohibited or restricted by law. Employees (including immediate family or household members) of the Minnesota Timberwolves, the National Basketball Association and its Member Teams, NBA Properties, Inc., and each of their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, owners, employees and agents (collectively “Sweepstakes Entities”) are ineligible to participate.

HOW TO ENTER: Participants enter the Sweepstakes by; (i) being approached at Target Center by officials of the Sweepstakes who will be carrying hand held computers; or (ii) interacting with a Timberwolves kiosk at Target Center; or (iii) completing the online entry available at www.timberwolves.com. You must enter all requested information, including your name, address and e-mail address, in order to be entered into the Sweepstakes, (“Eligible Entries”).

Entries are limited to one per email address. A valid e-mail address is required in order to receive an entry to the Sweepstakes.  Winners may be contacted by email or phone.  Failure to provide a correct e-mail address will disqualify entrants from the Sweepstakes. Any attempts made by the same individual to submit multiple entries by using multiple e-mail addresses, automated manipulation, or other manners will be disqualified.

GRAND PRIZE: A trip to watch the 2014 Timberwolves Dancers Selection Show at Treasure Island Resort & Casino.

WINNER NOTIFICATIONS: The potential winner(s) will be notified by email using the contact information given at the time of entry. Sweepstakes Entities shall have no liability for any winner notification that is lost, intercepted or not received by a potential winner for any reason. If, despite reasonable efforts, the potential winner does not respond within three (3) days of the first notification attempt, or if the prize or prize notification is returned as unclaimed or undeliverable to such potential winner, such potential winner will forfeit his or her prize and an alternate winner may be selected. If any potential winner is found to be ineligible, or if he or she has not complied with these Official Rules or declines a prize for any reason prior to award, such potential winner will be disqualified and an alternate winner may be selected. Sponsor will attempt to contact up to two (2) potential winners of the prize in accordance with such procedure, and if there is still no confirmed winner of the prize in question after such attempts have been made, the prize may go unawarded.

Prizes are non-transferable and no cash alternative or prize substitutions will be allowed, except that Sponsor reserves the right to substitute prize(s) of comparable value if the prize listed is unavailable for any reason. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.  For example, if Sponsor receives 1,000 Eligible Entries, your chances of winning will be 1 in 1,000.

GENERAL PRIZE CONDITIONS: Prize Winner shall be solely responsible for all federal, state and/or local taxes, and the reporting consequences thereof, and for any other fees or costs associated with the prize. The potential winner will be required to execute any documents deemed necessary in Sponsor’s sole discretion within five (5) days of notification including without limitation, an Affidavit of Eligibility, Liability, and (where legal) a Publicity Release (collectively, “Prize Claim Documents”).

GENERAL LIABILITY RELEASE: Acceptance of a prize constitutes Winner’s permission for Sponsor to use Winner’s name, photograph, video, likeness, voice, biographical information, statements and address (city and state) for advertising and/or publicity purposes worldwide and in all forms of media now known or hereafter developed, in perpetuity, without further compensation, where permitted by law. Entrants agree that the Sweepstakes Entities: (a) shall not be responsible or liable for, and are hereby released from, any and all costs, injuries, losses or damages of any kind, including, without limitation, death and bodily injury, due in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, to participation in the Sweepstakes or any Sweepstakes-related activity, or from entrants’ acceptance, receipt, possession and/or use or misuse of any prize, and (b) have not made any warranty, representation or guarantee express or implied, in fact or in law, with respect to any prize, including, without limitation, to such prize’s quality or fitness for a particular purpose. Sweepstakes Entities are not responsible for the acts or omissions of transportation carriers or other service providers. Sweepstakes Entities are not responsible for incomplete, illegible, misdirected, misprinted, late, or lost prize notifications; or for lost, interrupted, inaccessible or unavailable networks, servers, satellites, Internet service providers, websites, or other connections; or for miscommunications, failed, jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected computer, telephone or cable transmissions; or for any technical malfunctions, failures, difficulties or other errors of any kind or nature; or for the incorrect or inaccurate capture of information, or the failure to capture any information.

WINNER VERIFICATION: Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who is found to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes, to be acting in violation of these Official Rules, or to be acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with the intent to disrupt or undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes, or to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person, and Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages and other remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. No mechanically reproduced, illegible, incomplete, forged, software-generated or other automated multiple entries will be accepted.  In the event of a dispute as to the identity of the entrant, any on-line entry will be deemed submitted by the authorized account holder of the e-mail account from which it was sent, provided such account holder must still meet the eligibility requirements for the Sweepstakes. The authorized account holder shall be the natural person to whom the applicable e-mail address has been assigned by the Internet access provider, service provider, or other online organization responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. The potential winner may be requested to provide the Sponsor with proof that the potential winner is the authorized account holder of the e-mail address associated with the winning entry. If a dispute cannot be resolved to Sponsor’s satisfaction, the entry will be deemed ineligible.

FORCE MAJEURE: Sponsor reserves the right to modify, extend, suspend, or terminate the Sweepstakes, in whole or in part, if it determines, in its sole discretion, that the Sweepstakes or any particular Sweepstakes drawing is technically impaired or corrupted or that fraud or technical problems, failures or malfunctions or other causes beyond Sponsor’s control have destroyed or severely undermined or to any degree impaired the integrity, administration, security, proper play and/or feasibility of the Sweepstakes or particular sweepstakes drawing as contemplated herein. In the event Sponsor is prevented from awarding prizes or continuing with the Sweepstakes or a particular Sweepstakes drawing as contemplated herein by any event beyond its control, including but not limited to fire, flood, natural or man-made epidemic of health of other means, earthquake, explosion, labor dispute or strike, act of God or public enemy, satellite or equipment failures, riot or civil disturbance, terrorist threat or activity, war (declared or undeclared) or any federal state or local government law, order, or regulation, public health crisis (e.g. SARS), order of any court of jurisdiction, or other cause not reasonably within Sponsor’s control (each a “Force Majeure” event or occurrence), then subject to any governmental approval which may be required, Sponsor shall have the right to modify, suspend, or terminate the Sweepstakes in its entirety or the affected portion of the Sweepstakes. If the Sweepstakes or a portion thereof is terminated before the designated end date, Sponsor will (if possible) select the winner in a random drawing from all eligible, non-suspect entries received as of the date of the event, giving rise to the termination. Inclusion in such drawing shall be each entrant’s sole and exclusive remedy under such circumstances.

DISPUTES: The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. In the event that any provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable or illegal, these rules shall otherwise remain in effect and shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or illegal provision were not contained herein.

CHOICE OF LAW: Under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental or consequential damages, or any other damages, including attorneys’ fees, other than entrant’s actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e., costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes), and entrant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the right and obligation of entrants and Sponsor in connection with this Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the substantive laws of the State of Minnesota, USA, without regard to Minnesota choice of law provisions.

PERSONALLY IDENTIFYING INFORMATION: Information submitted to Sponsor by any entrant is subject to Sponsor’s Privacy Policy located at www.timberwolves.com. By participating in the Sweepstakes, entrants hereby agree to Sponsor’s collection and usage of their personally identifying information and acknowledge that they have read and accepted Sponsor’s Privacy Policy.

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