2012-13 Bucks 6th Fan Blogger Contest - Official Rules
2012-13 Bucks 6th Fan Blogger Contest
(1) No purchase necessary to enter or win. (2) Eligibility – Contest open to legal residents of Wisconsin, eighteen (18) years of age or older at the time of entry, except employees and immediate families (spouse, parents, siblings, and children) of the Milwaukee Bucks, Inc. (the "Bucks"), the Bradley Center, the National Basketball Association ("the NBA") and its Member Teams, NBA Properties, Inc., NBA Media Ventures, LLC and each of their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, owners, employees and agents (all together hereinafter the "NBA Entities"). (3) How to Enter and Win – A) During the period October 16, 2012 through October 31, 2012, Entrants are encouraged to log onto Bucks.com – the Bucks' official website and describe in exactly 24 words why they have the passion, enthusiasm and ability to be the Bucks local fan correspondent or "Bucks Blogger" (all together herein after the "Entry"). All Entries must be received by 11:59 pm Central Time on October 31, 2012. The Bucks will select six (6) Finalists on October 31, 2012 and such Finalists will be notified by phone and/or email within 24 hours. The Bucks shall judge this portion of the Contest and all decisions by the Bucks are final in all respects. Chances of winning depends on the number of entries received. In the event a Finalist cannot be contacted or declines the prize, another Finalist will be chosen from the same eligible Entries. Entrants limited to one (1) Entry per household. The Finalists are provided one (1) Bucks game ticket and are invited to the November 3rd, 2012 Bucks game to meet with the Bucks broadcast team and public relations staff. The Finalists will submit "blog entries" (describing Bucks game action from a fan perspective) on Bucks.com during the Bucks game from the Bucks press table. B) During the period November 3, 2012 through 11:59 PM Central Time on November 5, 2012 fans on Bucks.com will be able to vote for one (1) Finalist to be the winning Bucks Blogger. The Bucks Blogger will be invited to certain Bucks games in April 2011, as determined by the Bucks, to create additional blog entries for Bucks.com. The Bucks Blogger will also receive two (2) game tickets for each of these Bucks games. (4) Contest Term and Limitations – Contest shall commence October 16, 2012 and end on November 5, 2012. All Entries must be received by 11:59 P.M. Central Time on October 31, 2012 to be eligible as a Finalist. The Bucks are not responsible or otherwise liable in any manner for lost, late, stolen, illegible, misdirected, nor-delivered, or improperly captured Entries. Any Entry submitted that, in the sole opinion of the Bucks, is considered obscene, indecent, objectionable, or otherwise not suitable for publication will be deemed ineligible and will not be displayed. All decisions and judgments regarding the selection of the Finalists, rules, or procedures of this Contest are solely made by the Bucks and are final in all respects. (5) Prizes – Bucks game tickets awarded as prizes herein are valued at $35.00 each. The location of Bucks tickets provided herein shall be determined solely by the Bucks. The winning prizes are non-transferable to any other person, including relatives or friends. Prizewinners are solely responsible for all applicable federal, state and local taxes or any prize or award. No substitution, cash equivalent or transfer of prize permitted except at the Bucks' option for a prize of equal or greater value. Prizewinners may be required to complete an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release and return same properly executed, within seven (7) days of issuance of prize(s). Failure to return signed Affidavit of Release within seven (7) days may result in forfeiture of prize(s). To obtain a list of winners, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: "2012-13 Bucks Blogger Contest", Milwaukee Bucks, Inc., 1001 N. 4th Street, Milwaukee, WI 53203-1312. (6) By entering, Entrant agrees to follow these Official Rules and well as all rules and guidelines associated with Bucks.com and Entrant further agrees hold harmless and indemnify the Bucks and/or NBA Entities 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 in the Contest; or (ii) the receipt or use of the prizes awarded in this Contest. (7) In consideration for being awarded the prize, prizewinners hereby agrees and consents, without further authorization, compensation or remuneration of any kind, to the use of prizewinner's name and/or likeness in any and all advertising, promotions and other publicity conducted by the Bucks and/or the NBA Entities. Furthermore, by submitting an Entry, the Entrant grants permission for the Bucks to publish, post, display, and otherwise use the Entrant's name, likeness, voice, biographical information or work product (such as blog entries) created by Entrant in connection with this Contest as Finalist and/or a Bucks Blogger (whether altered, changed, modified, edited, used along, or used with other works) at any time, in any form, in any manner, and in any media deemed appropriate by the Bucks, including but not limited to on Bucks.com, without further compensation of any kind and without notice, review, or approval. Blog entries created by Finalists and/or the winning Bucks Blogger on behalf of the Bucks in connection with this Contest must not be obscene or otherwise inappropriate for publication, as determined by the Bucks, and may not be copied, posted or re-publicized in any other form, including but not limited to, on other websites, newspapers or with other media. (8) The Bucks reserve the right to terminate, withdraw or amend this Contest, or disqualify any Entrant for any reason and without notice including, without limitation, if the Contest cannot be administered as planned or if the Bucks suspect tampering has occurred, voiding the Entries at issue or terminating the Contest and selecting alternative prizewinner(s) from among that portion of the Contest that has not been compromised, if any. The Bucks may, at its sole discretion, disqualify any Entrant or individual who tampers with any Entry or with the operation of the Contest, who acts in violation of these Official Rules or otherwise in a non-sportsmanlike, obscene or disruptive manner, or who displays any intent to threaten, abuse, or harass any other person. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE BUCKS OR SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH ENTRANT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. (9) Each Entrant may be asked to consent (or "opt-in") to receive additional promotional emails or offers from the Bucks or its sponsors. Subject to Entrant's consent, Entrant understands that the Bucks or its sponsors may use Entrant's information (including e-mail address) for marketing purposes and to provide Entrant with information about the Bucks or its sponsor's products, services and special offers and Entrant expressly consents to Bucks' or its sponsors' use of Entrant's information for such purposes. (10) Contest void where prohibited by law.