WNBA MVP Fan Vote Sweepstakes presented by Boost Mobile



Eligibility: WNBA MVP Fan Vote Sweepstakes presented by Boost Mobile ("Sweepstakes") is open only to individuals who are legal residents (natural persons only) and physically located in one (1) of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia, and who are eighteen (18) years of age or older at the time of entry. Employees, officers, directors, representatives and agents of 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, and Boost Mobile("Presenting Sponsor") and each of their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, governors, owners, distributors, retailers, advertising/promotion agencies and Project Support Team, Inc. ("P/S/T" or "Administrator")and any other company's involved with the promotion of this Sweepstakes (collectively, the "Released Parties"), and the immediate family members (i.e., parent, spouse, sibling or child and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and those living in the same household of each, whether or not legally related, are not eligible to participate or win a prize. Void where prohibited by law. Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state, & local laws.

Promotion Period: The Sweepstakes starts at 12:00:01 AM Eastern Time ("ET") on 9/10/12 & ends at 11:59:59 PM ET on 9/23/12 ("Promotion Period").

How To Participate: During the Promotion Period visit www.WNBA.com/mvpvote (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 vote for up to five (5) WNBA player nominees that you think should win the WNBA MVP Award by following the instructions provided. If you access the Website on a computer, upon submitting your vote, 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 MVP Award 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 selection of a specific WNBA player nominee for whom you cast your vote does not affect your chances of winning. In other words, you receive an entry regardless of whether that individual actually wins the WNBA MVP award. Limit one (1) entry per person and per email address/phone number per day of the Sweepstakes. A "day" for purposes of this Sweepstakes shall be defined as beginning at 12:00 a.m. ET and ends the following day at 11:59 p.m. ET. Additional entries received from any one person or email address/phone numbers thereafter during any one day will be void. Subsequent attempts made by the same individual to submit multiple entries by using multiple or false contact information or otherwise may be disqualified. Released Parties are not responsible for lost, incomplete, illegible, late, misdirected, stolen, undelivered, misdirected, damaged, or garbled entries; 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 prizes, or the cancellation or postponement of any events or games. Sponsor reserve the right, in its sole discretion, to void any and all entries of a Participant who they believe has attempted to tamper with or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play of this Sweepstakes. ANY ATTEMPT BY A PERSON TO DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE (INCLUDING THE SWEEPSTAKES WEBSITE) OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVE THE RIGHT TO SEEK ALL LEGAL AND EQUITABLE REMEDIES FROM AND AGAINST ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. Entries that are in excess of the stated limits, incomplete, illegible, corrupted, damaged, destroyed, forged, false, lost, late or misdirected, deceptive or otherwise not in compliance with the Official Rules may be disqualified from the Sweepstakes at Sponsor's sole and absolute discretion. 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 any aspect of entry) to enter this Sweepstakes is prohibited and entries through such devices are void. For purposes of this Sweepstakes, an on-line entry is "received" when the Website's servers record the entry information. Proof of sending (such as an automated computer receipt confirming entry or "thanks for entering" message) does not constitute proof of actual receipt of an entry for purposes of this Sweepstakes. The Website's database clock will be the official timekeeper for this Sweepstakes. Illegible and/or incomplete entries and entries submitted by Participants who do not meet the eligibility requirements (including all requirements with respect to age and residence) are void. Those who do not follow all of the instructions, provide the required information in their entry form, or abide by these Official Rules or other instructions of Sponsor may be disqualified.

Winner Selection/Odds: Potential winners will be selected in a random drawing on or about 10/1/12 from among all eligible entries received by P/S/T, an independent judging organization whose decisions at to the selection of winners will be final and binding in all matters relating to this Sweepstakes. Odds of winning will depend on the number of eligible entries received. The potential Grand Prize winner will be notified using the information provided during entry by telephone in a commercially reasonable time after the drawing. The first randomly selected potential Grand Prize winner that answers a telephone call placed by P/S/T notifying him/her of his/her potential winning status and who agrees to accept their prize will be declared a prize winner, subject to verification of eligibility and 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 and, at Sponsor's discretion, an alternate winner will be selected. Prize will be awarded to the person named on the applicable entry (subject to verification of eligibility and the terms of these Official Rules). In the event of a dispute as to the identity of any Participant, the Participant will be deemed the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at the time of entry provided that such individual is eligible and such individual complied 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. In the event a dispute regarding the identity of the individual who actually submitted an entry cannot be resolved to Sponsor's satisfaction, the affected entry will be deemed ineligible. The Released Parties are not responsible for electronic communications that are undeliverable as a result of any form of active or passive filtering of any kind, or insufficient space in Participant's e-mail account to receive e-mail messages. The Released Parties are not responsible for false, incorrect, changed, incomplete or illegible contact information.

Prize: (1) "Grand Prize": A 3-day/2-night trip for Grand Prize winner and his/her guest to one (1) game of the 2012 WNBA Finals designated by Sponsor consisting of round-trip coach air transportation via Sponsor's selected air carrier, from major airport nearest to winner's residence in the U.S. to the city of game location, one (1) standard room double-occupancy hotel accommodations, ground transportation to/from the airport and the applicable hotel, and two (2) tickets to the game (Approximate Retail Value ("ARV") = $3,000). ARV of Grand Prize is as of the printing dates of these Official Rules. The difference in value as stated herein and value at time of prize notification, if any, will not be awarded in cash or otherwise. Actual trip value will vary depending on winner's city of departure, travel dates and fare/rate fluctuations. All travel arrangements must be made through the Sponsor's designee. Certain restrictions and black out dates may apply. Sponsor, in its sole discretion, reserve the right to provide ground transportation in place of air transportation if winner lives within a reasonable driving distance to the game location, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, and to award no additional compensation or substitution for the difference in prize value. Travel and hotel arrangements determined by Sponsor, in its sole discretion, and must be made through Sponsor's agent, on a carrier of Sponsor's choice. Trip does not include meals, gratuities, in-room charges, travel expenses, transfers, taxes, bag check fees, ground transportation any other item or expense not specifically described in these Official Rules, and all additional expenses, if any, are the sole responsibility of the prize winner. Winner and companion are also responsible for obtaining travel insurance (and all other forms of insurance) at their option and hereby acknowledge that Sponsors have not and will not obtain or provide travel insurance or any other form of insurance. Sponsors will not replace any lost or stolen tickets, travel vouchers or certificates. Flight schedules are subject to change without notice. Released Parties are not liable for any expenses as a consequence of flight cancellation/delay. The winner of the trip prize may be required to provide a credit card at the time of hotel check-in. Airline tickets are non-refundable/non-transferable and are not valid for upgrades and/or frequent flyer miles. All airline tickets are subject to flight variation, work stoppages, and schedule or route changes. Trip must be taken on dates and times designated by Sponsor or prize will be forfeited in its entirety and may be awarded to an alternate winner for the drawing at issue. Sponsor reserve right to change dates. Sponsor reserve the right to structure travel route and select hotels in its sole and absolute discretion. The round trip air transportation element for the trip prize begins and ends at the point of departure. Winner and his/her guest must travel together on the same itinerary within the 50 United States or D.C., including the same departure date, destination and return date. Guest must be of legal age of majority in his/her jurisdiction of residence (and at least 18) unless child or legal ward of respective winner. Winner and his/her guest are responsible for obtaining all necessary travel documents prior to travel. It is the responsibility of a trip prize winner and their companion to provide proper documentation (including government issued picture identification). If the designated game is canceled or postponed for any reason, travel prize will be awarded less applicable prize-related activity(s) and Sponsors will substitute that activity(s) with an item(s)/activity(s) of comparable or greater value as determined solely by Sponsors and no additional compensation prize will be awarded to winner in such event. Winner and his/her guest must comply with arena rules and regulations. Failure to do so may result in forfeiture of applicable prize element. Exact seat locations at games to be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. All prize details are at Sponsors' sole discretion. Once a travel companion is selected, he/she may not be substituted, except in Sponsors' sole and absolute discretion. Released Parties shall not be responsible for any cancellations, delays, diversions or substitution or any act or omissions whatsoever by the air carriers, hotels, venue operators, transportation companies, prize providers or any other persons providing any trip prize-related services or accommodations. Released Parties are not liable for any missed prize events, opportunities or expenses incurred as a consequence of flight cancellation/delay or ground transportation delay. No refund or compensation will be made in the event of the cancellation or delay of any transportation or other prize element except at the sole and absolute discretion of Sponsors. Certain travel restrictions may apply.

Miscellaneous: By participating in this Sweepstakes, each Participant unconditionally agrees to comply with and abide by these Official Rules, and the decisions of Sponsor, including the interpretation of these Official Rules and their exercise of discretion, which are final and binding in all respects. Failure to abide by these Official Rules by the Grand Prize winner or any behavior by the Grand Prize winner that will bring such Grand Prize winner or Released Entities into disrepute (in Released Entities' sole discretion) may result in Grand Prize winner's disqualification and all privileges as the winner will be immediately terminated. No transfer, assignment, cash redemption, or substitution of prizes (or portion thereof) except by Sponsor, who reserve 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. All federal, 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 winner's sole responsibility, including, without limitation, ground transportation, luggage fees, meals and gratuities. The ARV of the prizes is based on available information provided to Sponsor and the value of any prize awarded to a winner may be reported for tax purposes as required by law (regardless of whether the prize, in whole or in part, is used). The winner may be required to provide Sponsor with a valid social security number or tax identification number before the prize will be awarded for tax reporting purposes. An IRS Form 1099 may be issued in the name of winner(s), or if a minor in the jurisdiction in which s/he resides, in the name of his/her parent or legal guardian, for the actual value of the prize(s) received. Grand Prize winner will be required to execute and return an Affidavit of Eligibility, Liability Release and (where legal) Publicity Release (the "Affidavit") and any other documents required by Sponsor within two (2) days of date of receipt of documents prior to being eligible to receive his/her prize. If any potential prize winner fails or refuses to sign and return such Affidavit within the time period required by Sponsor or if the prize or prize notification is returned as rejected, faulty, unclaimed or returned as undeliverable to such potential prize winner, such potential prize winner may be disqualified and an alternate may be selected. Non-compliance shall result in disqualification and award of the prize to an alternate winner. Parents or legal guardians of any prize winner under the age of majority in their state of residence (which is eighteen (18) in most states but is nineteen (19) in Alabama and Nebraska and twenty-one (21) in Mississippi) may be required to also sign the Affidavit in order for the prize winner to be qualified to receive their prize. If any potential prize winner is found to be ineligible, or if he or she has not complied with these Official Rules, or if the potential prize winner cannot attend or participate in any portion of the prize, or declines a prize for any reason prior to award, such potential winner may be disqualified and an alternate potential winner may be selected. The Released Parties are not responsible for and shall not be liable for late, lost, damaged, intercepted, misdirected, or unsuccessful efforts to notify the potential winners, or if potential winner is a minor, for late, lost, misdirected, or unsuccessful efforts of potential winner to provide signed parental or guardian consent. Grand Prize winner's guest must be of legal age of majority in his/her jurisdiction of residence unless child or legal ward of winner and such guest (if child or legal ward of winner, winner) will be required to execute and return a Liability Release and (where legal) Publicity Release prior to prize award. Non-compliance with any of the foregoing or with these Official Rules may result in disqualification and awarding of prize to an alternate winner, at Sponsor's sole discretion and time permitting. If any prize notification letter or prize is returned as undeliverable, in the event of non-compliance with these Official Rules, if a potential winner fails to execute and return all required documents within the specified time period, or Sponsor is unable to contact a potential winner within a reasonable time period, such potential winner will be disqualified and, at Sponsor's discretion and time permitting, an alternate potential winner may be selected. Grand Prize winners and his/her respective guest must agree to comply with all WNBA and venue rules and regulations relating to the use of WNBA game tickets or (as applicable) 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 prize or prize element (as applicable). Sponsor, in its sole discretion, reserve 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 for any reason, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, including should virus, bug, worm, unauthorized intervention or other causes, including, but not limited to, 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, Participants (and if eligible minors, their parents or legal guardians) agree to be bound by these Official Rules and agree that: 1.) Released Parties and their designees and assigns may use (unless prohibited by law) such winner'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 worldwide in perpetuity without further compensation, obligation, permission or notification; and 2.) Released Parties are released, will have no liability whatsoever for, and shall be indemnified, defended and 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 any prize, (including any travel or activity-related thereto or any injury or harm that may result from the use of a vehicle) or participation in this Sweepstakes including any travel or related activities associated with the foregoing. BY ENTERING THE SWEEPSTAKES, EACH PARTICIPANT AGREES THAT TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW PARTICIPANT HEREBY KNOWINGLY AND EXPRESSLY WAIVES ALL RIGHTS TO SEEK, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, EXEMPLARY, CONSEQUENTIAL OR SPECIAL DAMAGES, LOST PROFITS, AND/OR ANY RIGHTS TO HAVE DAMAGES MULTIPLIED OR OTHERWISE INCREASED. The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Official Rules will not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. In the event that any provision of the Official Rules is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable or illegal, the other provisions will remain in effect and will be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or illegal provision were not contained herein. Released Parties' failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules will not constitute a waiver of that provision. Participants' agree to waive any rights to claim ambiguity of these Official Rules. In the event there is a discrepancy or inconsistency between disclosures or other statements contained in any Sweepstakes-related materials, privacy policy or terms of use on the Website and/or the terms and conditions of the Official Rules, the Official Rules shall prevail, govern and control and the discrepancy will be resolved in Sponsor's sole and absolute discretion.

Arbitration: Except where prohibited by law, as a condition of participating in this Sweepstakes, Participant agrees that: (1) any and all disputes and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by final and binding arbitration under the rules of the American Arbitration Association and held in New York County, New York; (2) the Federal Arbitration Act shall govern the interpretation, enforcement and all proceedings at such arbitration; and (3) judgment upon such arbitration award may be entered in any court having jurisdiction. Under no circumstances will Participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and Participant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental or consequential damages, or any other damages, including attorneys' fees, other than Participant's actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e., costs associated with participating in this Sweepstakes), and Participant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.

Choice of Law: All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of Participant and Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the substantive laws of the State of New York, USA without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions that would cause the application of any other state's law.

Entry Information and Sweepstakes Communications: As a condition of entering the Sweepstakes, each Participant gives consent for Sponsor to obtain and deliver his or her name, address and other information to third parties for the purpose of administering this Sweepstakes and to comply with applicable laws, regulations and rules. Any information Participants provide to Sponsor may be used to communicate with Participant in relation to this Sweepstakes or on a Sweepstakes winner's list. The information provided by Participants will be used pursuant to the WNBA's privacy policy available at: http://www.wnba.com/basics/privacy_policy.html.

Winner's List: For the winner's name (available after 11/1/12), send a stamped, self-addressed envelope (VT residents may omit return postage) for receipt by 11/1/12 to: WNBA MVP Sweepstakes Winners, P.O. Box 13106, Bridgeport, CT 06673-3106.

WNBA MVP Sweepstakes Winners
P.O. Box 13106
Bridgeport, CT 06673-3106

Sponsor: WNBA Enterprises, LLC, 450 Harmon Meadow Blvd., Secaucus, NJ 07094.

Administrator: Project Support Team, Inc., 6 Berkshire Blvd., Bethel, CT 06801/www.projectsupportteam.com.