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1. SWEEPSTAKES ENTRY PERIOD: The New York Liberty Summer Sweeps (the “Sweepstakes”) will be comprised of one (1) grand prize promotion to begin at 12:00 PM Eastern Standard Time (“EST”) on June 1, 2012 and end at 12:00 PM EST on September 30, 2012 (“Grand Prize Promotion”); and four (4) sub-promotions to be scheduled as follows: i) 12:00 PM Eastern Standard Time (EST) on June 1, 2012 to 12:00 PM on June 30, 2012 (“Sub-Promotion One”); ii) 12:01 PM EST on June 30, 2012 to 12:00 PM EST on July 31, 2012 (“Sub-Promotion Two”); iii) 12:01 PM EST on July 31, 2012 to 12:00 PM on August 31, 2012 (“Sub-Promotion Three”); iv) 12:01 PM EST on August 31, 2012 to 12:00 PM EST September 30, 2012 (“Sub-Promotion Four (collectively, the “Sweepstakes Entry Period”).

2. ELIGIBILITY: The Sweepstakes is open to legal U.S. residents of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut, at least 18 years old at time of entry, who reside within a 75-mile radius of Madison Square Garden. Employees (and their immediate families (spouse and parents, children, siblings and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and household members, whether or not related) of MSG Holdings, L.P. (“MSG” or “Sponsor”), Phizzle, The Madison Square Garden Company, The New York Liberty Basketball Club (the “Liberty”), the Women’s National Basketball Association and its member teams, and all of their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, participating vendors, promotion or advertising agencies, prize contributors or any other company involved with the design, production, execution or distribution of the Sweepstakes (collectively, the “Sweepstakes Entities”) are ineligible to enter or win the Sweepstakes. By entering, entrants: (a) agree to be bound by and acknowledge compliance with these Official Rules, including, but not limited to, eligibility requirements, (b) release, indemnify and hold harmless the Sweepstakes Entities and all of their respective employees, officers, directors and agents (collectively, “Released Parties”) against any and all claims, injury, damage or loses to any person or property arising, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, out of or relating to participation in this Sweepstakes and/or use or misuse or redemption of a prize, and (c) agree to be bound by the decisions of the Sponsor and judges, which are final and binding. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW, AND IS SUBJECT TO ALL APPLICABLE FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS.

3. HOW TO ENTER: There are three (3) methods of entry. Limit one (1) entry per Subpromotion. (Each Subpromotion entrant will receive one (1) entry into the Grand Prize Promotion.)

(a) Entry Method #1: TEXT MESSAGING (SMS). In order to enter via mobile device, you acknowledge that you are also signing up to receive New York Liberty Mobile Alerts. You must have a text messaging capable mobile device from a participating carrier. Send a text message during the Sweepstakes Period to the short code "67469" with the keyword provided and follow instructions to be entered into the Sweepstakes. You will send and receive approximately four (4) text messages to enter via this method. Message and data rates may apply. Review your service agreement with your wireless carrier for complete pricing details. Text STOP2 to stop and H2 for help. If you text STOP2 before entry is complete, you will not be entered via this method.

(b) Entry Method #2: FACEBOOK. In order to enter via Facebook, you acknowledge that you are also signing up to receive New York Liberty Email Alerts. You must have a valid Facebook Account. Visit the following link (www.facebook.com/nyliberty) during the Sweepstakes Period, and follow instructions and complete all required fields on the entry form and submit to enter the Sweepstakes. There will be an option to get an additional entry in to the Sweepstakes for the grand prize drawing if you upload your photo to Facebook. Follow instructions on the Sweepstakes Facebook page to submit a photo of you wearing Liberty apparel in front of your favorite New York City sight/attraction.

(c) Entry Method #3:  NO TEXT MESSAGE NECESSARY TO ENTER. Print your full name, date of birth,
e-mail address, street addressstreet address (including city, state and zip code) and day and evening telephone numbers on one side of a 3x5” index card and mail it to: New York Liberty Summer Sweeps, Two Pennsylvania Plaza, 14th Floor, New York, NY 10121.

Regardless of what method of entry is used, all entries for the grand prize drawing must be received by 12:00 PM on September 30, 2012. All entries for the weekly Sub-Promotions must be received at the following times:


Entry deadline

Grand Prize Promotion

12:00 PM on September 30, 2012

Sub-Promotion One

12:00 PM on June 30, 2012

Sub-Promotion Two

12:00 PM on July 31, 2012

Sub-Promotion Three

12:00 PM on August 31, 2012

Sub-Promotion Four

12:00 PM on September 30, 2012

There is a limit of one (1) entry per person/mobile phone number per Sub-Promotion and a limit of 1 entry per entry method and a limit of one (1) photo entry per person per Sweepstakes Period. If more than one entry is received by an individual only the first entry will be considerered. All entries become the property of Sponsor. Released Parties are not be responsible for late, lost, delayed, incomplete, inaccurate, garbled or misdirected entries or text messages or any error, omission, interruption, dilution, defect or delay in operation or transmission on the Internet or any damage to a user’s computer or mobile handset. Sponsor will not acknowledge receipt of entries. If you submit a photo, you acknowledge that you own the photograph or have the right to permit the New York Liberty and Circle Lines to use, edit, publish and otherwise exploit it without obligation or liability to any party.

4. PRIZE DRAWING: One (1) potential Grand Prize Winner (the “Grand Prize Winner”) will be randomly selected by the Sponsor on September 30, 2012 from among all eligible entries received. One (1) potential winner for each sub-promotion four (4) potential winners in total (together, the “Winner”) will be randomly selected by the Sponsor from among all eligible entries received. Odds of winning a prize depend on the number of eligible entries received. ALL DECISIONS OF THE SPONSOR ARE FINAL AND BINDING ON ALL MATTERS RELATING TO THIS SWEEPSTAKES.

5. PRIZE(S): One (1) Grand Prize Winner will receive 4 (four) Season Tickets to the 2013 New York Liberty Season regular season and a Circle Line Platinum Dinner Cruise for two (2) on The World Yacht. Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of the Grand Prize: is $3,904.50.

Four (4) Winners (one for each Sub-Promotion) will each win the prizes specified for the Sub-Promotions below. The total approximate retail value (“ARV”) of each prize is also specified below:




Sub-Promotion One

2 Floor Seat Tickets to the game on July 8


Sub-Promotion Two

2 Floor Seat Tickets to the game on August 16


Sub-Promotion Three

1 signed Cappie Jersey


Sub-Promotion Four

1 signed Cappie Jersey $270


ARV for all Sub-promotion Prizes: $1,000. Total ARV for Sweepstakes Prizes (together, the “Prize”): $4,904.50.

Prizes does not include travel to/from the games or Circle Line or any accommodations necessary to attend games or Circle Line Dinner Cruise. The ARV is subject to change based on current market conditions at the time of Prize fulfillment. Any difference between the ARV and the actual value, if any, will not be awarded. Tickets are subject to terms and conditions specified by issuer. Seat locations will be determined by Sponsor. Winner and guest must comply with all venue rules and regulations. Failure to do so may result in forfeiture of Prize. All Prize details shall be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Winner is solely responsible for all costs and expenses associated with Prize acceptance and use not specifically set forth herein, including, but not limited to, all federal, state and local taxes. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of comparable or greater value, at its sole discretion. If the Prize is cancelled or postponed for any reason, Sponsor will have no obligation to award compensation in lieu thereof, and Sponsor will have no further obligation to the Winner. Prize cannot be assigned, transferred, changed, or redeemed for cash except at the sole discretion of the Sponsor.

6. WINNER NOTIFICATION: Grand Prize Winner will be notified on September 30, 2012. Each of the four (4) Winners will be notified within 72 hours of each Sub-Promotion’s end time. The Potential Grand Prize Winner and Winners must comply with all terms and conditions of these Official Rules, and winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements. The Potential Grand Prize Winner and Winners will be required to sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release within 24 hours of the date of notice in order to claim his/her prize and become an official winner (“Liberty Summer Sweeps”). If a Potential Grand Prize Winner or Winners cannot be contacted, or fails to sign and return the Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release within the required time period, the Potential Grand Prize Winner and Winners forfeits the Prize. In the event that a Potential Grand Prize Winner and Winners are disqualified for any reason, Sponsors will award the Prize to an alternate Potential Grand Prize Winner or Winner by random drawing from among all remaining eligible entries received. Odds of winning depend on the total number of eligible entries received during the Promotional and Sub-Promotional Periods. Sponsor expressly reserves the right to delay the announcement of the Winner for creative or technical reasons or for any other reason Sponsor deems necessary.

7. PUBLICITY: Except where prohibited by law, participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes entrant’s consent to Sweepstakes Entities and their respective designees to use his/her name, likeness, photograph, voice, opinions, biographical information, hometown and state for promotional, publicity and/or trade purposes in any and all media, in any manner, now or hereafter devised, worldwide in perpetuity, without further payment or consideration, notification or permission.


Released Parties assume no responsibility for incorrect or inaccurate entry information whether caused by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in this Sweepstakes or by any human error, which may occur in the processing of the entries in this Sweepstakes. Released Parties are not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers, or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any e-mail or players on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any web site, or any combination thereof, including, without limitation, any injury or damage to participant's or any other person's computer related to or resulting from participation or downloading any materials in this Sweepstakes or other errors or difficulties of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic, computer, network, typographical, printing or otherwise relating to or in connection with the sweepstakes, including, without limitation, errors or difficulties which may occur in connection with the administration of the Sweepstakes, the processing of entries, the announcement of the prizes or in any Sweepstakes-related materials. If, for any reason, the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned for any reason which Sponsor, in its sole opinion, deems could corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes. Should the Sweepstakes be terminated prior to the stated expiration date, the Prize may be awarded, in Sponsor’s sole discretion, to a winner to be randomly selected from among all non-suspect, eligible entries received up until time of modification, cancellation or termination or in a manner that is fair and equitable as determined by Sponsor. All interpretations of these Official Rules and decisions by Sponsor are final. The use of software, computer programs, or other means to generate automated online or text message entries or to other subvert the entry process are prohibited and any individual who uses or attempts to use such methods to enter will be disqualified and all associated entries will be void. Sponsor reserves the right to restrict entries from any IP address if a suspicious activity is detected. Any attempt by any individual to deliberately damage any website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes is a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, Sweepstakes Entities reserve the right to seek damages (including attorneys’ fees) and other remedies from any such individual to the fullest extent permitted by law.

By participating, each entrant further agrees that: (a) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, or the prize awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the United States District Court for the District of New York or the appropriate New York State Court located in New York; (b) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes, and in no event will entrant be permitted to obtain attorneys' fees or other legal costs and (c) under no circumstances will entrants be permitted to obtain awards for and entrants hereby waive all rights to claim punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrant and Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of New York, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of New York or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of New York.


9. WINNER’S NAME: To obtain the name of the Grand Prize Winner (available after September 30, 2012), please send a self-addressed, stamped envelope marked “Grand Prize Winners List” by October 7, 2012 to: “New York Liberty Summer Sweeps”, c/o Liberty Marketing, L.P., 16th Floor, 2 Penn Plaza, New York, NY 10121. To obtain the names of the Sub-Promotion Winners (available after each Sub-Promotion end date), please send a self-addressed, stamped envelope marked “Sub-Promotion Winners List” within 7 days of the Sub-Promotions end date, 2012 to: “New York Liberty Summer Sweeps”, c/o Liberty Marketing, L.P., 16th Floor, 2 Penn Plaza, New York, NY 10121.

10. SPONSOR: MSG Holdings, L.P., 2 Penn Plaza, New York, NY 10121.