Promotion Period: The Promotion starts on 3/28/2008 at 10:00:01 AM Eastern Time (“ET”) and ends on 4/9/2008 at 1:00:00 PM ET immediately prior to the start of the 2008 WNBA Draft (“Promotion Period”). For the complete list of 2008 WNBA Draft prospects, visit www.WNBA.com. See To Participate section below for additional details.
To Participate: (1) Visit www.WNBA.com during the Promotion Period. If you are a registered member of WNBA.com or NBA.com, you may immediately link to the Game Play page using your previously designated user name and password from WNBA.com or NBA.com to participate in the Promotion. If you are not a registered member of WNBA.com or NBA.com, you must register before participating in this Promotion. Registration is free. To register, complete the WNBA User Registration form according to the instructions provided. As part of the registration process, you will be asked if you wish to receive promotional emails from the WNBA. Consenting to receive promotional emails is optional and is not required for membership or participation in this Promotion. Upon completion of the registration process, you may link to the Game Play page using your newly designated user name and password from www.WNBA.com to participate in the Promotion. Limit one (1) WNBA User Registration form submission per person and per email address for the duration of the Promotion Period. Additional registration forms received from any person or email address after the first registration received from that person or email address will be void. The use of script, macro or any other device to automate the registration process is prohibited and all such registrations will be void. Registration form submissions will be accepted throughout the Promotion Period, in accordance with the terms of these Official Rules.
(2) Visit the Game Play page and follow the instructions provided to make your selections. The Game Play page will feature a select group of 2008 WNBA Draft prospects.
(3) Using knowledge of the 2008 WNBA Draft prospects’ skills and statistics, predict the prospects that will be selected in the first round of the WNBA Draft in exact order from 1 to 13 based on the instructions provided. You may select “other” as an option if you believe that none of the listed 2008 WNBA Draft prospects will be picked for a given spot.
(4) Predictions can be submitted/modified up until 4/9/08 at 1:00:00 PM ET immediately prior to the start of the 2008 WNBA Draft. Participant’s last predictions that are received by 4/4/08 at 1:00:00 PM ET will be used to tabulate his/her 2008 WNBA Draft Prize score. Predictions cannot be submitted/modified once the Promotion is closed on 4/9/08 at 1:00:00 PM ET.
(5) Click on the “Enter Your Picks” button by the applicable deadline. All predictions must be accepted and acknowledged by the computer servers by the end of the Promotion Period (as determined by Sponsor) to be considered valid and eligible. The use of script, macro or any other device to automate the entry process is prohibited and all such entries will be void.
Released Parties are not responsible for lost, incomplete, garbled, late, inaccurate, delayed, stolen, undelivered or misdirected entries or 2008 WNBA Draft selections or registration form submissions; theft, destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries, 2008 WNBA Draft selections or registration form submissions; failures or malfunctions of phones, phonelines or telephone systems; interrupted or unavailable network, cable, satellite, Internet Service Provider (ISP), server or other connections; any error, omission, interruption, defect or delay in any transmission or communication; traffic congestion on the Internet or for any technical problem, including but not limited to any injury or damage to Participant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participation in this Promotion; typographical, printing or other errors in these Official Rules, in any Promotion-related advertisements or other materials; the administration of the Promotion, the tabulation of entries, the selection or announcement of potential winners or the announcement or distribution of prizes; the cancellation, suspension or preemption of 2008 WNBA Draft, injuries or other unavailability of players, scoring tabulation or timing errors or other problems or errors of any kind relating to or in connection with the Promotion whether mechanical, human, electronic, network or otherwise.
Scoring: Each Participant’s 2008 WNBA Draft Prize score for the Promotion will be determined by the number of 2008 WNBA Draft Points that he/she accumulates based on his/her final predictions as denoted above, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Each Participant’s 2008 WNBA Draft Prize score will be tabulated as follows for the Promotion Period:
(13) points are earned each time you correctly predict the 2008 WNBA Draft prospect with her correlating position in the 2008 WNBA Draft.
If you have selected a 2008 WNBA Draft prospect that is in the top 13 but did not choose the correct position you will be awarded (13) points minus one point for every position above or below the correct position. For example if you state that player X will be picked first and she is picked fourth you will receive (10) points (13 points minus 3 positions). If you selected “other” for a given spot and a 2008 WNBA Draft prospect that is not in the drop down menu is selected then you will receive (13) points or (13) points minus one point for every position above or below the correct position. If any 2008 WNBA Draft prospect that you pick withdraws from the 2008 WNBA Draft or is not picked within the top 13 positions you will receive no points.
Awarding of 2008 WNBA Draft Points is subject to compliance with these Official Rules. Sponsor’s and judges decisions with respect to awarding of 2008 WNBA Draft Point are final and binding.
Winner Selection/Notification: Potential winners will be determined on or about 4/28/08. Prizes will be awarded to the Participants who accumulate the highest number of 2008 WNBA Draft Points, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. In the event of a tie for any prize, a random drawing from among the tied Participants for such prize will be conducted to award the applicable number of prize(s) as stated below. The tabulation of 2008 WNBA Draft Points and identification of potential winners will be conducted by Sponsor and judges whose decisions are final and binding with respect to these Official Rules and in all other matters relating to this Promotion. Prizes will be awarded to the person named on the applicable WNBA.com registration form regardless of whether that is the name of the authorized account holder of the email address from which said WNBA.com registration form was submitted (subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with the terms of these Official Rules). Potential winners will be notified by email, phone or mail. Limit one (1) prize per Participant and per household for the entire Promotion. In the event that the 2008 WNBA Draft is canceled, suspended (and not resumed) or preempted (and not resumed) for any reason, prizes will be awarded in a random drawing from among all eligible and non-suspect entries received up to such time.
Prizes: (1) Grand Prize: A three (3) day/two (2) night trip for the winner and one (1) guest to attend a 2008 WNBA Finals game chosen by Sponsor. Prize consists of round trip coach air transportation for two (2) from the major gateway airport nearest to winner's residence to the site of the 2008 WNBA Finals game chosen by Sponsor, standard double-occupancy hotel accommodations (one (1) rooms), and two (2) tickets to the game (Approximate Retail Value ("ARV")=$2,500US). Actual prize value will vary depending on winner’s city of departure and destination of travel. Travel and hotel arrangements to be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Winner and guest must travel together on the same itinerary. Travel must be made through Sponsor’s agent, on a carrier of Sponsor’s choice. Guest must be of legal age of majority in his/her jurisdiction of residence (and at least 18) unless accompanied by his/her parent or legal guardian. Trip must be taken on dates and times designated by Sponsor or prize will be forfeited in its entirety and, at Sponsor’s discretion, may be awarded to an alternate winner. Sponsor, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to provide ground transportation in lieu of air transportation if winner lives within a 100 mile radius of destination and no compensation or substitution will be awarded for difference in prize value. If any prize-related activity(s) is canceled or postponed for any reason, travel prize will be awarded less applicable prize-related activity(s) and Sponsor will substitute that activity(s) with an item(s)/activity(s) of comparable or greater value as determined solely by Sponsor. Exact seat locations at designated game to be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Certain travel restrictions may apply. All prize details are at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Winner and guests are responsible for obtaining all required travel documents prior to travel. (10) Runner Up Prizes: $100US gift certificate to WNBAStore.com (ARV=$100US). All prize details are at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Gift Certificates subject to certain terms and conditions. Total ARV of all prizes: $3,500US.
Miscellaneous: No transfer, assignment, cash redemption, or substitution of prizes (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, at its sole discretion. All federal, provincial, state, and local taxes (including income and withholding taxes) and all other costs and expenses associated with acceptance and use of a prize not specified herein as being awarded are winners’ sole responsibility, including, without limitation, 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 minor’s parent or legal guardian who will be responsible for fulfilling all requirements imposed on winners set forth herein (however, said minor must accompany parent/legal guardian on Grand Prize trip). Potential Grand Prize winner (and, if an eligible minor, his/her parent or legal guardian) will be required to execute and return an Affidavit of Eligibility (or, if a resident of Canada, a Declaration), Liability Release and (where legal) Publicity Release within five (5) days of date of issuance of notification. Grand Prize winner’s guest (and, if minor, his/her parent or legal guardian) will also be required to execute and return a Liability Release and (where legal) Publicity Release prior to prize award. If Grand Prize winner or guest is a minor, he/she must be accompanied to all prize-related activities by his/her parent or legal guardian. Failure to return documents within the specified time period, non-compliance with any of the foregoing or with these Official Rules may result in disqualification and awarding of prize to the runner-up at Sponsor’s sole discretion. If any prize notification letter or prize is returned as undeliverable, winner will be disqualified and, at Sponsor’s discretion, a runner-up may be notified. Winners and guests agree to comply with all WNBA and venue rules and regulations relating to the use of 2008 WNBA Finals Game and/or game tickets and, 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 such 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 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 Sponsor, including but not limited to war, strikes, and/or acts of God, corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play of this Promotion and, in the event of termination, at its discretion, award prizes from among all eligible non-suspect entries received as of the event requiring such termination or suspension using the scoring procedures set forth above. By participating, Participants (and, if minors, their parents or legal guardians) agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor and judges, which are final and binding and agree that: 1.) Released Parties and their designees and assigns may use (unless prohibited by law) such Participant’s name, city/state of residence, photograph and/or likeness for advertising and/or trade purposes and/or for the purpose of posting his/her name and 2008 WNBA Draft Point total on WNBA.com or on any WNBA telecast and/or for any other purpose in any media or format now or hereafter known throughout the world in perpetuity without further compensation, permission or notification and 2.) Released Parties shall have no liability and will be held harmless for any liability, loss, injury or damage, including, without limitation, personal injury to Participant or any other person or death or damage to personal or real property, due in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, by reason of the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of any prize (including any travel or activity related thereto) or participation in this Promotion. CAUTION: Any attempt to deliberately damage or undermine the legitimate operation of this Promotion is a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, the Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages (including attorneys’ fees) and/or other remedies from any such person(s) responsible for the attempt to the fullest extent permitted by law.
Winners List: For the winners’ names (available after 6/5/08), send a stamped, self-addressed envelope for receipt by 5/28/08to: WNBA Draft Pick ‘em Presented by Adidas Winners, P.O. Box 13106, Bridgeport, CT 06673-3106. Residents of Canada may omit return postage.
Sponsor: WNBA Enterprises, LLC, 450 Harmon Meadow Blvd., Secaucus, NJ 07094.
Administrator: Project Support Team, Inc., 100 Mill Plain Road, Danbury, CT 06811/www.projectsupportteam.com.