WNBA All-Star Balloting Sweepstakes Official Rules.
No Purchase Necessary To Participate Or Win.
Purchasing Will Not Increase Your Chances Of Winning.
Void Where Prohibited.
Eligibility: The WNBA All-Star Balloting Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) is open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States & the District of Columbia, who are 13 years of age or older as of 6/3/14 (“Participants”). Eligible minors should obtain their parent’s or legal guardian’s consent prior to participation. Employees, officers, directors, & agents of WNBA Enterprises, LLC ("Sponsor"), the Women's National Basketball Association ("WNBA") & its teams, the National Basketball Association ("NBA"), the NBA Member Teams, NBA Properties, Inc., NBA Media Ventures, LLC, USA Basketball, Boost Mobile & each of their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, governors, owners, distributors, retailers, advertising/promotion agencies & teamDigital Promotions, Inc. (“tD”) (collectively, “Released Parties”), & the immediate family members (spouse, parent, child, sibling & their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) & those living in the same household of each, whether or not related, are not eligible to participate or win a prize. Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state, & local laws.
Promotion Period: The Sweepstakes starts at 2:00:01 PM Eastern Time (“ET”) on 6/3/14 & ends at 11:59:59 PM ET on 7/2/14 (“Promotion Period”).
How To Participate: During the Promotion Period visit www.wnba.com (the “Website”). Individuals may be required to first either sign in as a registered user on the Website or register as a member on the Website (which is free). Once you are a registered user of the Website, log-in and submit the Official WNBA All-Star 2014 Ballot form according to the instructions provided. If you access the Website on a computer, upon submitting your ballot, you will be automatically entered into the Sweepstakes. If you access the Website on a mobile device, after submitting your vote, you have the option to enter the sweepstakes by fully completing and submitting the online entry ballot/form for the Sweepstakes (NOTE: Before accessing the Website from your mobile device, check with your carrier to confirm your mobile subscription plan will not subject you to additional charges). Each entrant must complete and submit the WNBA All-Star 2014 Ballot with all required information for the entry to be eligible. Each individual who enters through the designed entry method shall be considered a “Participant”. The individual for whom you cast your ballot will have no impact on your chances of winning. Limit one (1) entry per person and per email address/phone number per day of the Sweepstakes. Additional entries received from any one person or email address/phone numbers thereafter during any one day will be void. For the purpose of this Sweepstakes, a day will begin at 12:00:00 AM ET and end at 11:59:59 PM ET except for the first day, which will begin at 12:00:01 PM ET. No photocopied, computer generated facsimiles, mechanically reproduced, or mass entries permitted and all such entries will be void. Released Parties are not responsible for lost, incomplete, illegible, late, delayed, misdirected, stolen, undelivered, damaged, garbled, postage-due or mutilated entries, Official Ballot Forms, mail or email; lost entries or transmissions; lost or stolen ballot boxes; any error, omission, interruption, defect or delay in transmission, interrupted or unavailable network, cable, satellite, Internet Service Provider (ISP), server or other connections; miscommunications, failed computer hardware or software or technical failures; garbled, misrouted or scrambled transmissions; incomplete entries or communications; or other errors; printing, typographical or other errors appearing within these Official Rules, in any Sweepstakes-related advertisements or other materials; or other errors or problems of any kind whether mechanical, human, computer, electronic, mail or otherwise relating to or in connection with the Sweepstakes, including, with limitation, errors or problems which may occur in connection with the administration of the Sweepstakes, the processing of entries, the announcement of the prize, or for cancelled or postponed games. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to void any and all entries of an entrant who Sponsor believes has attempted to tamper with or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play of this Sweepstakes. The use of automated or similar devices which subvert the entry process, including but not limited to entries submitted using any bot, macro, script, or sweepstakes service (or any other devices intended to automate or otherwise subvert any aspect of entry) to enter this Sweepstakes is prohibited and entries through such devices are void.
Winner Selection: Potential winners will be selected in a random drawing on or about 7/7/14 from among all eligible entries received by tD, an independent judging organization whose decisions will be final & binding in all matters relating to this Sweepstakes. Odds of winning will depend on the number of eligible entries received. Potential Grand Prize winner will be notified by phone. The first randomly selected potential Grand Prize winner that answers a telephone call placed by tD notifying him/her of his/her potential winning status will be declared the Grand Prize winner, subject to verification of eligibility & compliance with the terms of these Official Rules. Messages will not be left on answering machines or with live persons and if an individual declines prize or is not available for any reason when called, his/her prize opportunity will be forfeited. Except as provided below should an eligible minor be selected as a winner, prize will be awarded to the person named on the applicable entry (subject to verification of eligibility & the terms of these Official Rules). In the event of a dispute as to the identity of any entrant, entrant will be deemed, as the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at the time of entry and such individual must comply with these Official Rules. “Authorized account holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned to the e-mail address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization (e.g., business, educational institution, etc.) which is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. Proof (to Sponsor’s satisfaction) of being the authorized account holder may be required by Sponsor.
Prize: (1) Grand Prize: A three (3) day/two (2) night trip for winner and a guest to the WNBA All-Star Game 2014 in Phoenix, AZ between 7/18/14 and 7/20/14 consisting of round-trip coach air transportation from major U.S. gateway airport nearest winner’s residence in the U.S., standard occupancy hotel accommodations for two (2) nights (one (1) room, double occupancy), two (2) tickets to the WNBA All-Star game 2014 scheduled to take place on 7/19/13, ground transportation to/from the airport and the applicable hotel and one (1) Boost Samsung Galaxy GS5 with three (3) months of the $60 Monthly Unlimited Select Service Plan. Approximate Retail Value ("ARV") of Grand Prize package = $3,594.99). Actual prize value will vary depending on winner's city of departure. Sponsor, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to provide ground transportation in place of air transportation if winner lives within a reasonable driving distance of Phoenix, AZ as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion and no compensation or substitution will be provided for difference in prize value. Travel and hotel arrangements determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Trip must be taken on dates & times designated by Sponsor or prize will be forfeited in its entirety and prize may be awarded to an alternate winner at Sponsor’s discretion and time permitting. Winner and guest must travel together on the same itinerary and are responsible for obtaining all necessary travel documents. Guest must be of legal age of majority in his/her jurisdiction of residence (and at least 18) unless child or legal ward of winner. If any Grand Prize events are canceled or postponed for any reason, travel prize will be awarded less applicable prize-related activity(s) & Sponsor will substitute that activity(s) with an item(s)/activity(s) of comparable or greater value as determined solely by Sponsor and no additional compensation prize will be awarded to winner in such event. Exact seat locations at game to be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Tickets are subject to terms and conditions specified by Sponsor. All prize details are at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Grand Prize winner will be responsible for service charges after the 3 month period. Prizes are awarded “as is”. Any and all warranties and/or guarantees on the prizes (if any) shall be subject to the manufacturer’s terms therefore, and winner agrees to look solely to such manufacturer for any such warranty and/or guarantee, if any.
Miscellaneous: No transfer, assignment, cash redemption, or substitution of prize (or portion thereof) except by Sponsor who reserves the right to substitute a prize (or applicable portion thereof) with one of comparable or greater value (except as otherwise provided above), at its sole discretion. Prize is awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied by Sponsor. Federal, state, and local taxes (including income and withholding taxes) and all other costs and expenses associated with acceptance & use of a prize not specified herein as being awarded are winners’ sole responsibility, including, without limitation, luggage fees, additional ground transportation, meals and gratuities with respect to the Grand Prize. If an eligible minor is selected as a winner, prize will be awarded in the name of said minor’s parent or legal guardian who will be responsible for fulfilling all requirements imposed on winners set forth herein. Potential Grand Prize winner (if minor, his/her parent or legal guardian) will be required to execute and return an Affidavit of Eligibility Liability Release and (where legal) Publicity Release within two (2) days of date of receipt of documents. Grand Prize winner’s guest (or if a minor, winner) will also be required to execute and return a Liability Release and (where legal) Publicity Release prior to prize award and prior to issuance of travel documents. Non-compliance with any of the foregoing or with these Official Rules may result in disqualification & awarding of prize to an alternate winner at Sponsor’s sole discretion and time permitting. If Grand Prize winner is a minor, he/she must be accompanied on trip and to all prize-related activities by his/her parent or legal guardian as his/her guest. If any prize notification letter or prize is returned as undeliverable, winner will be disqualified and , at Sponsor’s discretion and time permitting, an alternate potential winner may be selected. Grand Prize winner & his/her guest agree to comply with all WNBA and venue rules & regulations relating to the use of the WNBA All-Star Game 2014 tickets &, in accordance therewith, agree not to act in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with any intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person at such game. Failure to do so may result in forfeiture of applicable portion of prize. Sponsor, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to: 1.) disqualify any person who tampers with the entry process, the operation of WNBA.com, or any other component of this Sweepstakes, or who is otherwise in violation of these Official Rules and 2.) modify, suspend or terminate this Sweepstakes should any causes, including but not limited to virus, bug, worm, war, strikes, terrorist activities, and/or acts of God, corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play of this Sweepstakes and , in the event of termination, at its discretion, select winners from among eligible, non-suspect entries received as of the date of the event requiring such termination. By participating, each entrant (and if an eligible minor, his/her parent or legal guardian) agrees to be bound by these Official Rules and agrees that: 1.) Released Parties and their designees & assigns may use (unless prohibited by law) such entrant’s name, voice, city/state of residence, biographical information, photograph, and/or other visual likeness for advertising and/or trade purposes and/or for the purpose of posting his/her name on WNBA.com and/or for TV or radio broadcasts and/or for any other purpose in any media or format now or hereafter known without further compensation, permission or notification; & 2.) Released Parties are released, will have no liability whatsoever for, and shall be held harmless by participants against any liability for any injuries, losses or damages of any kind (whether due to negligence or otherwise) to person(s), including death, or property, resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, misuse or use of a prize (including any travel or activity-related thereto), or participation in this Sweepstakes or any Sweepstakes or prize related or travel related activities.
Sponsor reserves the right to conduct a background check of any and all records of the Grand Prize winner, including without limitation, civil and criminal court records and police reports. To the extent necessary under law, Grand Prize winner shall authorize this background check. Sponsor may also take all steps necessary to corroborate any information provided to Sponsor by Grand Prize winner in his/her interview. In that regard, Grand Prize winner will be obligated to provide necessary contacts and information so that Sponsor may conduct such investigation. Sponsor reserves the right (at its sole discretion) to disqualify Grand Prize winner from any prize element, based on the background check.
Winners’ List: For the winners’ names (available after 8/15/14), send a stamped, self-addressed envelope for receipt by 8/15/14 to: WNBA All-Star Balloting Sweepstakes Winners, P.O. Box 13106, Bridgeport, CT 06673-3106.
Sponsor: WNBA Enterprises, LLC, 450 Harmon Meadow Blvd., Secaucus, NJ 07094.
Administrator: teamDigital Promotions, Inc., 6 Berkshire Blvd,. Bethel, CT 06801/www.projectsupportteam.com. Bethel, CT 06801/www.projectsupportteam.com.