The Commercial Appeal Paperboy Challenge
Help Wanted: The Grizzlies and The Commercial Appeal are looking for a few good men and women to participate in a mad race to deliver issues of the newspaper in The Commercial Appeal Paper Boy Challenge on the team’s home court. Must be at least 18 years of age, possess mad tricycle skills, ninja-like ability to potentially avoid physical obstacles, accurate aim and a little-league quality pitching arm.*
Submit your application (entry) below and you could be selected to win two tickets to an upcoming game and participation in on-court antics during the game. Plus, a shot at the day’s grand prize - a brand new iPad Mini 2 and a two-year digital subscription courtesy of The Commercial Appeal.
Semifinalists will be selected to win tickets. Enter now.
- March 28 vs. San Antonio Spurs
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER: A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. The Commercial Appeal Paperboy Challenge (the “Promotion”) is subject to all applicable federal, provincial, state, local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited or restricted by law. MUST BE AT LEAST AGE 21 (as of November 20, 2015) OR OLDER TO PARTICIPATE.
ELIGIBILITY: This promotion is only open to legal U.S. residents of live within a seventy-five (75) mile radius of the Memphis, TN city limits who are 21 years or older, on or before November 20, 2015; provided, however, that employees and immediate family members (spouses, parents, siblings and children) of employees of Memphis Basketball, LLC (the “Memphis Grizzlies”), THE COMMERCIAL APPEAL, the National Basketball Association and its member teams, NBA Properties, Inc., and their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, governors, employees and agents shall not be eligible to participate. By entering the promotion, you represent to the Memphis Grizzlies and THE COMMERCIAL APPEAL that you are at least 21 years of age. By entering the promotion, the entrant grants the Memphis Grizzlies and THE COMMERCIAL APPEAL permission to use participant's name and likeness for advertising and promotion purposes without notice or additional compensation (except where prohibited by law) and agrees, without additional compensation, to appear for any presentation or other activity which may include filming/audio/video/electronic or other recordings and/or interviews, as may be determined from time to time by the Memphis Grizzlies. This Promotion is subject to these official rules (the “Official Rules”).
PROMOTION DATES: December 8th, December 27th, January 10th, January 28th, March 4th, or March 28th
HOW TO PARTICPATE: Visit grizzlies.com and fill out THE COMMERCIAL APPEAL Paperboy Challenge application (entry form). Two semifinalists for games on December 8th, December 27th, January 10th, January 28th, March 4th, or March 28th will be selected to receive two tickets to that game to participate in an on court challenge for the chance to win that day’s Grand Prize – a two year digital subscription to the Commercial Appeal and a new iPad Mini 2. Fill out the entry form and press the “Enter Now” button. Limit one entry per user. E-mail entries will be deemed made by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at the time of entry. The "authorized account holder" is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, on-line service provider, or other organization responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. By submitting an e-mail address on your entry form, you agree that the Memphis Grizzlies may contact you by email from time-to-time regarding offers and promotions that may be of interest to you. You may opt-out of aforementioned offers at any time after initial receipt.
RANDOM DRAWING: The potential winner of the Promotion (the “Winner”) will be selected by random drawing from all eligible entries received by the Memphis Grizzlies as applicable. The decisions of Memphis Grizzlies, including the selection of the Winner, are final and binding on all matters relating to this Promotion. There will be two semifinalists selected to win a pair of tickets each to a game on December 8th, December 27th, January 10th , January 28th , March 4th, or March 28th And 6 Grand Prize winners based on the Paperboy Challenge on the Memphis Grizzlies home court on designated game nights. Participants need not be present at the drawing to win tickets. However, participants must be present to compete in the physical Paperboy Tricycle Challenge and for the chance to win the grand prize. If a semifinalist is physically unable to compete in a physical challenge which includes riding a tricycle, potentially avoiding objects on the court and throwing a newspaper, they may designate someone to take the challenge in their place; as long as participant is over the age of 21.
Semifinalists will be drawn at random on the following dates: December 8th, December 27th, January 10th , January 28th , March 4th, or March 28thand will be notified by phone by a Memphis Grizzlies Partnership Marketing representative. If the entrant cannot be reached after a reasonable effort has been made two (2) days from the date of first notification attempt, such person will be disqualified and an alternate winner selected.
PRIZES: There will be twelve (12) winners selected by random draw of entries to win two (2) tickets each to one (1) 2015-2016 Memphis Grizzlies regular season home game valued at $120.00 on December 8th, December 27th, January 10th, January 28th, March 4th, or March 28th. Six (6) Grand Prize winners will receive an iPad Mini 2 and 2-year subscription to THE COMMERCIAL APPEAL (Grand prize value is $460.00). Prize is not redeemable for cash. No substitutions for prizes can be made. Any applicable income taxes on a prize are solely the responsibility of the winner. The sponsors reserve the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value if the featured prize becomes unavailable. All prize values are in U.S. currency. Note: The prize will only be delivered to U.S. addresses in the states and counties specified for eligible entrants in these official rules. No prize substitution for any reason except at the sole discretion of the Memphis Grizzlies due to prize unavailability and only then for a prize of equal or greater value. The ARV of the prize is subject to price fluctuations in the consumer marketplace based on, among other things, any gap in time between the date the ARV is estimated for purposes of these Official Rules and the date the prize is awarded or redeemed. Prize winners will be required to sign and return an affidavit of eligibility, liability release, and publicity release.
The sponsors are not responsible for cancellation of any 2015-2016 regular season home game included in this Promotion.
Prize winners will be required to produce proof of age and residence to the Memphis Grizzlies. Prize winners will be required to complete and return all required documents to the sponsor within two (2) business days from date of being notified that he/she is a potential winner. Failure to return all documents in the time and manner specified may result in disqualification. Prize is only transferrable if winner is physically limited or incapable of participating in the on-court challenge. Any winner who does not comply with the Official Rules will be disqualified. Return of any prize or prize notification as "undeliverable" will result in disqualification and selection of an alternate winner.
ODDS OF WINNING: Odds of winning will depend on the total number of entries received for this Promotion.
NOTIFICATION: The Grand Prize winners will be notified by phone by a Memphis Grizzlies Partnership Marketing representative. If he/she cannot be reached after a reasonable effort has been made during two (2) business days from the date of first notification attempt, such person will be disqualified and an alternate winner selected.
INDEMNIFICATION: By entering, entrant agrees to hold harmless and indemnify the Memphis Grizzlies, the National Basketball Association and its Member Teams, THE COMMERCIAL APPEAL, NBA Properties, Inc., and their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, governors, 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, ownership, use, or misuse of the prizes awarded in the promotion.
The Memphis Grizzlies, in their sole discretion, reserve the right to: 1.) disqualify any person and void any entries of any person who it believes has tampered with the online entry process, the operation of grizzlies.com, or any other component of this promotion, whose conduct or actions affect the administration, integrity, security, fairness or proper conduct of this promotion, or who is otherwise in violation of these Official Rules and 2.) modify, suspend or terminate this Promotion should virus, bugs, non-authorized human intervention or other causes beyond the reasonable control of the Memphis Grizzlies, including but not limited to war, strikes, and/or acts of God, corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play of this sweepstakes and, in the event of termination or suspension, at its discretion, award prizes from among eligible, non-suspect entries received as of the date of the event requiring such modification, termination or suspension.
CONDITIONS: The Memphis Grizzlies, and/or THE COMMERCIAL APPEAL, the National Basketball Association and its Member Teams, NBA Properties, Inc., and each of their respective parents, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, affiliates, directors, officers, employees, and agents are not responsible for (i) any injury or damage to entrants' or any other persons' due to participation in this promotion, (ii) technical failure of any kind relating to this Promotion or (iii) for any misdirected, lost, late, illegible, inaccurate or incomplete entries and all such entries will be void. This Promotion is subject to all applicable federal, state, local and municipal laws and regulations. By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the judges, which are final and binding in all respects.
*Disclaimer: Must be physically able to ride a tricycle and participate in physical activity such as throwing a newspaper. If you are unable to participate, you may designate someone over the age of 18 to fill in for you.