THE WATCH “BUDDIES, BURGERS & BALLS” SWEEPSTAKES
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. MAKING A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
SWEEPSTAKES ENTRY PERIOD:The Buddies, Burgers & Balls Sweepstakes(the “Sweepstakes”)begins at 12:00:01 AM Pacific Time (“PT”) on November 6, 2012, and ends at 11:59:59 PM PST on November 20, 2012 (the “Sweepstakes Period”).
ELIGIBILITY:The Buddies, Burgers & Balls Sweepstakesis open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia, age 18 or older at the time of entry. Void outside these geographic areas and wherever else prohibited by law. Employees of Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment LLC, BermanBraun Interactive, LLC, AOL, Inc. (the “Sponsors”) and their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, and the immediate family members of, and/or those living in the same household of each, are not eligible to enter. Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations.
PRIZE/APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUE (“ARV”)/ODDS:
Grand Prize:One (1) Grand Prize will be awarded for a Night Out With Your Buddies Package, consisting of ground transportation for four (4) for the evening from the winner’s home, dinner for four (4) at a local restaurant in the winner’s home town, and four (4) tickets to a sporting event in the winner’s home town (maximum ARV $2,500). Maximum total ARV of all prizes $2,500.00.
Odds of winning will depend upon the total number of eligible entries received.
RANDOM DRAWING:The winner will be selected in a random drawing on or about November 16, 2012from among all eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period, by an independent agent of the Sponsors whose decisions are final.
WINNER NOTIFICATION:Grand Prize winner will be confirmed via mail and/or email and will be required to sign and return, within ten (10) days of initial notification, an Affidavit of Eligibility, a Liability Waiver, a W-9 Form and where allowable, a Publicity Release (collectively, “the Releases”). These releases may require the Winner to furnish his/her Social Security Number for the sole purpose of tax reporting, as required by law. Companions of winner participating in Grand Prize Night Out With Your Buddies Package will also be required to sign a liability waiver. Night Out With Your Buddies Package must occur between January 1, 2013 and June 30, 2013or prize will be forfeited in its entirety. If a Grand Prize winner cannot be reached, or if a contacted winner does not respond within ten (10) days of being contacted, an alternate winner may be selected. The prize will be awarded within approximately 4 – 6 weeks after the winner is verified.
If a winner is otherwise eligible under these Official Rules, but is nevertheless deemed a minor in his or her state of primary residence, the prize will be awarded in the name of winner’s parent or legal guardian who will be required to execute and return Affidavit/Release on minor’s behalf. If notification is returned as undeliverable or if the selected winner cannot accept or receive the prize for any reason, or he/she is not in compliance with these Official Rules, the prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner may be selected in a separate random drawing.
PRIZE CONDITIONS: All expenses included but not limited to, taxes, gratuities, incidentals, upgrades, insurance, service charges, food & beverage not mentioned and personal expenses such as telephone/Internet charges, gift shop purchases, and all other services not specifically mentioned in these Official Rules as included in the Grand Prize Night Out With Your Buddies Package are the sole responsibility of prize winner. Prize must be used by dates specified or prize will be forfeited. All specific suppliers, vendors and venues included in or otherwise used in connection with the Grand Prize Night Out With Your Buddies Package shall be selected by Sponsors in their sole discretion.
Grand Prize Night Out With Your Buddies Package is subject to availability and is only available from January 1, 2013 through June 30, 2013.
Availability is subject to factors such as weather, seasonality and space availability. Reservations are subject to availability. If weather affects the ability for winner and his/her guest to redeem any portion of prize during the scheduled date and time, then the Sponsors shall have no further obligation to the winner and/or guest other than to supply the remaining elements of the prize package minus the unused portion of prize. If for any reason whatsoever, winner and/or guests are unable to participate in the Grand Prize Night Out With Your Buddies Package after all arrangements have been made and paid, the Sponsors shall have no further obligation to the winner. Winner’s guests must be legal U.S. residents, 18 years or older and each must complete and return a Liability/Publicity/Travel Release prior to participating in the Grand Prize Night Out With Your Buddies Package as noted above.
Prize is not redeemable for cash. Prizes are non-assignable or transferable. No substitution is permitted except if prize is unavailable, in which case a prize of equal or greater value will be awarded. No cash in lieu of prizes and no exchange or substitution of prizes, except at the sole discretion of the Sponsors.Any other incidental expenses on prize not specified herein are the winner’s sole responsibility. All elements of Grand Prize Night Out With Your Buddies Package must be used together in a single evening.
Any vouchers, passes, tickets, etc.included in the Grand Prize Night Out With Your Buddies Package are not redeemable for cash and will not be replaced if lost or stolen. Tickets are subject toissuing companiescomplete terms and conditions. In the event that Grand Prize Night Out With Your Buddies Packagedoes not take place as scheduled, for reasons such as cancellation, preemption or postponement, or for any reason beyond the control of the Sponsors, Sponsors’ sole responsibility will be to award the remaining portion of the Grand Prize and no additional substitution or compensation will be provided.
Winner is responsible for all federal, state, local and income taxes associated with winning prize. Except where prohibited by law, entry and acceptance of prize constitute permission to use winner’s name, prize won, hometown, likeness, video tape, photographs, and statements for purposes of advertising, promotion and publicity (including online posting) in any and all media now or hereafter known throughout the world in perpetuity, without additional compensation, notification or permission.
Prize is awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied by Sponsors. Winners acknowledge that the Sponsors and all other businesses affiliated with this Sweepstakes and their agents do not make, nor are in any manner responsible for any warranty, representations, expressed or implied, in fact or in law, relative the quality, conditions, fitness or merchantability of any aspect of the prize being offered, except that each merchandise prize shall be subject to its manufacturer’s standard warranty (if any).
GENERAL:Participating entrants agree to these Official Rules and the decisions of the independent agent and the Sponsors, and release the Sponsors and their parent, subsidiary and affiliated companies, and all other businesses involved in this Sweepstakes, as well as the employees, officers, directors and agents of each, from all claims and liability relating to their participation in the Sweepstakes, and the acceptance and use/misuse of the prize offered. Winner assumes all liability for any injury or damage caused or claimed to be caused, by participation in this Sweepstakes or use/misuse or redemption of the prize. Sponsors are not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the Sweepstakes or in the announcement of the prize.
Although subsequent attempts to enter on a given day may be received, only the first complete entry received from a particular entrant will be eligible; subsequent attempts by the same person to enter, including entries submitted with an alternate wireless telephone number, will be disqualified.
If for any reason this Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned due to an infection by a computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of the Sponsors which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, the Sponsors reserve the right at their sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process, and to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes, at which time, Sponsors will conduct a random drawing from among all eligible entries received at the time of the Sweepstakes termination. The Sponsors assume no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries. The Sponsors are not responsible for any problems or technical malfunctions of any telephone network or telephone lines, computer on-line systems, servers, or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any e-mail or entry to be received by the Sponsors due to technical problems, human error or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any Web site, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to participant’s or any other person’s computer relating to or resulting from participating in this Sweepstakes or downloading any materials in this Sweepstakes. Sponsors are not responsible for incompatibility of entrant’s hardware, software or browser technology.
In the event of a dispute over the identity of an online entrant, entry will be deemed submitted by the “Authorized Account Holder” of the email address submitted at time of entry. Authorized Account Holder means the natural person who is assigned to an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. Sponsors may ask any entrant or potential winner to provide Sponsors with proof that such party is the authorized account holder of the wireless phone associated with the entry. Entry materials/data that have been tampered with or altered, or mass entries or entries generated by a script, macro or use of automated devices are void. The Sponsors are not responsible for: (i) error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operations or transmission, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or alterations of entry materials, or for technical, network, telephone equipment, electronic, computer, hardware or software malfunctions of any kind, or inaccurate transmission of or failure to receive entry information by Sponsors on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on any mobile carrier’s network, the Internet or at any web site or any combination thereof; or (ii) any injury or damage to entrant’s or any other person’s computer or mobile device related to or resulting from participating in the Sweepstakes. By participating in the Sweepstakes, you (i) agree to be bound by these official rules, including all eligibility requirements, and (ii) agree to be bound by the decisions of Sponsors and the independent sweepstakes administrator, which are final and binding in all matters relating to the Sweepstakes. Failure to comply with these official rules may result in disqualification from the Sweepstakes. Sponsors reserve the right to: (i) permanently disqualify from any Sweepstakes either or both sponsor(s) conduct any person either or both believe(s) has intentionally violated these official rules; and (ii) withdraw the online method of entry if it becomes technically corrupted (including if a computer virus or system malfunction inalterably impairs its ability to conduct the Sweepstakes), and to select winners from among all eligible entries received prior to withdrawal.
ANY ATTEMPT BY AN INDIVIDUAL, WHETHER OR NOT AN ENTRANT, TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE, DESTROY, TAMPER OR VANDALIZE THIS WEB SITE OR INTERFERE WITH THE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES, IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SPONSORS RESERVE THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES AND DILIGENTLY PURSUE ALL REMEDIES AGAINST ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
DISPUTES:Except where prohibited, entrant agrees that any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, the Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate court located in the state of California. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, entrant’s rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of the Sponsors in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the state of California without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of California or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the state of California. The remedy for any claim shall be limited to actual damages, and in no event shall any party be entitled to recover punitive, exemplary, consequential, or incidental damages, including attorney’s fees or other such related costs of bringing a claim, or to rescind this agreement or seek injunctive or any other equitable relief.
THE PARTIES HEREBY WAIVE THEIR RIGHT TO JURY TRIAL WITH RESPECT TO ALL CLAIMS AND ISSUES ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THIS AGREEMENT WHETHER SOUNDING IN CONTRACT OR TORT, AND INCLUDING ANY CLAIM FOR FRAUDULENT INDUCEMENT THEREOF.
WINNER CONFIRMATION: For a written confirmation of the winner (availableafter November 16, 2012) send a stamped, self-addressed envelope (no later than December 16, 2012) to:Buddies, Burgers & BallsWinner List, PO Box 16350, Rochester, NY 14616.
SPONSORS:Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment LLC, PO Box 900, Los Angeles, CA 90067, BermanBraun Interactive, LLC, 2900 West Olympic Boulevard, Santa Monica, CA 90402 and AOL, Inc., 770 Broadway, New York, NY 10003