Now in its second season, Toyota Project Rebound is a community initiative established by the NBA and Toyota. To date the program has created over 50 hands-on community service projects all hosted by NBA, WNBA and D-League teams, which include court refurbishments, the creation of Learn & Play Centers, and other Legacy Projects providing youth safe places to live, learn or play. The Toyota Project Rebound contest (formerly Court of Dreams) will be the 6th season for this ticket-based incentive program for local community groups.
The community group that sells the most tickets league-wide for designated games during that time-period wins one of three prizes listed below. In 2008, the Rotary and Kiwanis Clubs, in partnership with the Sacramento Monarchs, Wells Fargo and St. John's Shelter Program for Women and Children won the program by selling 5,208 tickets to several Sacramento Monarchs game. Local incentives for community groups are also encouraged and can be supported through local marketing partnerships (pending league approval) .
Up to five (5) games from June 6 - July 31, 2009
To qualify for the program, a group must complete an official application and submit it to the league office a minimum of seven (7) days prior to the game. In addition, the group must sell a minimum of 250 group tickets at a minimum of $9 per ticket.
Prize Structure for Qualifying Groups Reading and Learning Center: Retail value of $25,000
The one (1) qualifying group league-wide who sells the most group tickets from June 6th - July 31st (up to 5 games) will receive:
Reading and Learning Center: Retail value of $25,000
Prize Structure for Team Salespeople First Place: $1,000
The salesperson who sells the most group tickets to the top qualifying group league-wide between June 6th - July 31st (up to 5 games) will receive:
First Place: $1,000
This application must be filled out completely and received by the team's Group Sales Office one week prior to the date of the applicable Qualifying Game(s). All tickets must be purchased by the date of the applicable Qualifying Game(s).
Toyota Project Rebound Group Sales Managers
Terms and Conditions
The 2009 WNBA Toyota Project Rebound program begins June 6, 2009 and ends July 31, 2009 (the “Program Period”). There are two (2) components to this Program: 1) Sales Rep Incentive Program, and 2) Local Community Program.
Sales Rep Incentive Program
This Program is open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States or District of Columbia, 18 years of age or older who are salespersons employed by WNBA teams. Eligibility will be determined by Sponsor, in its sole discretion. The one (1) salesperson who is responsible for the largest Group (as defined below) sales for up to five (5) Qualifying Games (as defined below) during the Program Period across the League (as determined by Sponsor) will be receive the following sales incentive award (a “Prize”): Top Seller: $1,000. Prizes will be awarded in the form of a check. In the event of a tie in any prize level, the salesperson with the highest total revenue from the qualifying Group sale from among those tied will be the winner for that level. In the event a tie still remains, the salesperson of the Group sale with the largest number of tickets purchased to the first home game of the qualifying Group sale will be the winner. Thereafter, the number of tickets purchased for each game of the qualifying Group sales of such tied salespersons will be compared until a winner for the applicable prize level is determined.
Local Community Program
Who Can Participate:
Any collection of individuals and/or organizations who are legal residents of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia, 18 or older (each, a “Group”) (i) that has assigned a leader to manage the Group’s participation in, and ticket order with respect to, this Program (the “Group Leader”), (ii) that has identified, and obtained the written consent of, a local community organization to receive any prize awarded, and (iii) whose leader has completed the required application and related paperwork on behalf of the Group. Sponsor reserves the right to approve or disapprove the designation of any Group. Employees, and the immediate family members (spouse, child, parent and sibling and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and those living in the same households, whether or not related, of the WNBA Enterprises, LLC, Women’s National Basketball Association (the “WNBA”), the National Basketball Association (the “NBA”), any WNBA team, any NBA team, and any of their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, and advertising and promotion agencies, are not eligible to be Group Leaders or to participate or win. Groups affiliated with any of the above-mentioned entities are also not eligible.
How to enroll:
A Group may participate by having the Group Leader fully complete and sign the application form and return it to the Group Sales Department for the WNBA team in its market so that it is received by no later than one week prior to the first applicable Qualifying Game (For a list of Qualifying Games, visit WNBA.com).
How it works:
A Group may purchase tickets (subject to availability) for up to five (5) WNBA regular season games scheduled to take place between June 6, 2009 and July 31, 2009 (each, a “Qualifying Game”). To be eligible to win a prize, a Group must (a) purchase a minimum of 250 tickets over the Program Period with each ticket purchased for at least $9 and at the group rates published by the WNBA team in its market as of June 1, 2009; (b) have its fully completed and signed application received by its local WNBA team’s Group Sales Department by no later than one week prior to the first applicable Qualifying Game of the order; and (c) purchase all qualifying tickets by date of the last applicable Qualifying Game of the order (collectively, a “Qualifying Group”). A Qualifying Group’s purchase may be limited by the number of group tickets to a Qualifying Game that a team has available. The number of Qualifying Games and the number of available group tickets that each WNBA team may have varies. The total number of Group tickets will be verified through the team’s ticketing system. All disputes regarding this Program and the interpretation of these Terms and Conditions will be resolved by the WNBA League office, and its decision shall be final and binding, and not subject to challenge in a court of law. This Program is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited by law. Groups must submit all materials that they desire to send to their members regarding this Program to the WNBA team in their markets for prior approval. A Group that circulates materials without receiving WNBA team approval may, in the sole discretion of the Sponsor, be disqualified.
The local community organization designated by the Qualifying Group across all fourteen WNBA team markets who purchases the most tickets (as determined by Sponsor) (the “Grand Prize Winner”) will receive a new Reading and Learning Center valued at up to $25,000. The Reading and Learning Center prize includes books, computers, and WNBA-branded signage, photography and memorabilia selected by Sponsor, in its sole discretion; prize does not include anything other as specified in these rules, e.g., purchasing of space or any specific construction or development costs or permits) (Maximum ARV: $25,000). In the event of a tie, the Qualifying Group from among those tied with the largest total revenue will be the winner. In the event a tie still remains, the Qualifying Group which purchased largest number of tickets to the first home game of the Qualifying Group sale will be the winner. Thereafter, the number of tickets purchased for each game of the Qualifying Group sales of those tied will be compared until a winner for the applicable prize level is determined. Only the local community organization named on the application form will be eligible to receive the prizes. All prize details are at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. Prizes will be awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied by Sponsor. No transfer, cash equivalents or substitutions permitted by Winning Qualifying Groups or the local community organization. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of comparable or greater value, at its sole discretion. All federal, state and local taxes, if any, and all other costs or expenses not specified herein as being awarded are the sole responsibility of the Winning Qualifying Group and/or applicable local community organization.
General Terms & Conditions:
If there is no Qualifying Group in one or more WNBA team markets, no prize(s) will be awarded in such market(s). The Group Leader(s) of the winning Qualifying Group(s) may be notified by telephone and/or mail and he/she and an authorized representative of the designated local community organization may be required to execute and return an Affidavit of Eligibility, Liability Release and (where legal) Publicity Release within five (5) days of date of issuance of notification. If any prize notification letter is returned as undeliverable, or any Group Leader or authorized representative of the designated local community organization is unable to be contacted, or in the event of noncompliance with these Terms & Conditions, or if required documents are not returned within the specified time period by any Group Leader or the local community organization, prize or award (if applicable) may be forfeited and, at Sponsor’s sole discretion, awarded to the applicable runner-up for the prize at issue. Released Parties are not responsible for (a) lost, illegible, incomplete, inaccurate, late, delayed, undelivered, misdirected, mutilated, stolen, or postage due applications, ticket purchases or mail; or (b) computer, technical, mechanical, typographical, printing, human or other errors relating to or in connection with the Program, including, without limitation, errors which may occur in these Terms & Conditions, in connection with the administration of the Program, in the announcement or awarding of the prizes, awards or bonuses, in the processing of applications or ticket purchases (including ticket or revenue calculation errors), or in any Program-related advertisements or other materials. By participating, participants agree to be bound by these Terms & Conditions and agree that: 1.) the WNBA Entities and their designees shall have the right and permission to use (unless prohibited by law) the names, voices, city/state of residence, photographs, and/or likenesses of the Group and its Group Leader and salespeople for advertising and/or trade and/or any other purpose in any and all media or format now or hereafter known throughout the world in perpetuity without further compensation, permission, or notification; and 2.) the Released Parties shall have no liability and will be held harmless by participant for any liability, loss, injury, claim, or damage to themselves or any other person or entity, including without limitation, personal injury, death, or damage to personal or real property, to a Group member, salesperson or any other person or entity due in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, by reason of the acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of a prize or award or participation in this Program. Released Parties are not responsible for any cancellation or postponement of any scheduled Qualifying Game. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual or organization found to be tampering with the process of participation or the operation of the Program or to be acting in violation of these Terms & Conditions. Sponsor reserves the right to cancel or modify this Program if fraud or any other factor beyond Sponsor’s reasonable control impairs the integrity of the Program, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. In such event, Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to award the Grand Prize to the Qualifying Group that purchased the most tickets up to time of such action (as determined by Sponsor) and to award the Sales Incentive awards to the salespeople who are responsible for the three (3) largest Group sales for up to five (5) Qualifying Games in a single order across the League (as determined by Sponsor) up to the time of such action.
For the names of the Winning Groups (available after July 15, 2009) or the sales incentive award winners, send a stamped, self-addressed envelope for receipt by September 15, 2009 to: WNBA Enterprises, 450 Harmon Meadow Boulevard, Secaucus, New Jersey 07094, Attn: WNBA Toyota Project Rebound Program. Please specify “Winning Groups” or “Top Sellers.”
This Program is sponsored by WNBA Enterprises, LLC, 450 Harmon Meadow Boulevard, Secaucus, New Jersey 07094.