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Going Gonzo for Kids in Partnership with CenturyLink Award


Sponsors: CenturyTel Service Group, LLC ("CenturyLink"), Arizona Diamondbacks Foundation, Inc. ("Foundation"), and AZPB Limited Partnership, dba "Arizona Diamondbacks" are the "Sponsors" of the Promotion.

Entry Conditions: The Going Gonzo for Kids in Partnership with CenturyLink Award ("Promotion") is open to legal residents of Arizona only. Only one (1) entry per person is allowed. Employees, officers, directors and immediate family members of CenturyLink, the Foundation, Arizona Diamondbacks, the other MLB Entities (defined below), and each of their respective affiliates, and any other entities involved in the Promotion are not eligible to enter or win. The "MLB Entities" shall mean the Office of the Commissioner of Baseball ("BOC"), its Bureaus, Committees, Subcommittees and Councils, MLB Advanced Media, L.P., Major League Baseball Enterprises, Inc., Major League Baseball Properties, Inc. (doing business in its own name and as Major League Baseball Productions), The MLB Network, LLC, the Major League Baseball Clubs ("Clubs"), each of their parent, subsidiary, affiliated and related entities, any entity which, now or in the future, controls, is controlled by, or is under common control with the Clubs or the BOC, and the owners, general and limited partners, shareholders, directors, officers, employees and agents of the foregoing entities. The Promotion is void outside Arizona and where prohibited or restricted.

Any potential entrant whose Entry describes the efforts of a third-party (a "Nomination") (a) must obtain the consent of such third-party ("Nominee") prior to entering, and (b) may be required to return to Sponsors, as directed, Nominee's written consent ("Nominee Consent"). Nominee Consent must be from an individual of legal age of majority in the jurisdiction in which they reside (and at least eighteen (18) years of age). Any Nomination (a) to which Nominee has not consented, or (b) for which MLBAM does not receive any required written Nominee Consent in accordance with the foregoing will be void, eliminated and not eligible for consideration. Nominee Consent is subject to verification by the Judges. Only the author of the Entry may be an Entrant.

Entry Method: Entrants who are thirteen (13) years of age or older can nominate any organization recognized by the state as an educational non-profit provider that is NOT associated with, or under the oversight of, a school or library ("Organization") (including, but not limited to, Boys and Girls Club, YMCA, Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, etc., at CenturyLink's discretion) by writing and submitting an essay ("Entry"). The Entry must be at least three hundred fifty (350) words long but not more than five hundred (500) words. Criteria for each entry are as follows (the "Judging Criteria"):

  • Why is the Nominee deserving of this Prize? (80%)
  • Number of kids/youth served and age range. (5%)
  • Does the Organization serve a culturally diverse area? (5%)
  • Does the Organization serve an economically challenged area? (5%)
  • What would the funds likely be used for? (5%)

All information submitted by entrants is subject to, and will be treated in a manner consistent with,'s Terms of Use accessible at:, Privacy Policy accessible at: and CenturyLink's Privacy Policy located at Incomplete Entries will be disqualified and not entered into the Promotion. All late, lost, or incomplete entries are not considered valid entries. Any form of entry other than as specified in these Official Rules is prohibited. By entering, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsors that are final and binding in all respects.

Promotion Period: The Promotion starts April 14, 2014, at 9:00 am MST, ends on September 5, 2014, at 9:00 am MST, and will be conducted with four (4) Entry Period Deadlines and five (5) Presentation Game Days (which shall occur before an Arizona Diamondbacks home game) as follows:

Entry Period Deadline (at 9 am MST)Presentation Game Day (subject to change)
Not Applicable*Sunday, June 1, 2014
Friday, June 6, 2014Sunday, June 22, 2014
Friday, July 4, 2014Sunday, August 3, 2014
Friday, August 1, 2014Sunday, August 31, 2014
Friday, September 5, 2014Sunday, September 28, 2014

*Sponsors will search for and select an Organization that has not been nominated for June 1, 2014.

Non-winning eligible Entries from one drawing will roll to and be eligible for the following drawing, if any, so, for example, an Entry submitted before June 6, 2014 will have an opportunity to be selected up to four (4) times.

Prizes: Five (5) prizes (each a "Prize") will be awarded for each of the months of May, June, July, August, and September (one (1) Prize per month/Entry Period Deadline) as follows: $4,000.00 and six (6) Bleacher tickets to the Organization. Each cash Prize will be awarded on its corresponding Presentation Game Day. Total cash Prize value: $20,000.00. In addition, two (2) Bleacher tickets for CenturyLink representatives and two (2) Bleacher tickets for the entrant will be awarded to attend the Presentation Game Day. If more than one (1) entrant nominates the winning Nominee, the Sponsors will award the tickets to the entrant whose Entry was most persuasive per the Judging Criteria. Ticket value: $23.00 per ticket.


Prize Restrictions: Prizes are not transferable. Sponsors will have the right to substitute another Prize package of equal or greater value, at their sole discretion. Sponsors may substitute for a cash prize or goods or services with a value equal to or greater than the estimated retail value of the original Prize. All expenses not specified are the sole responsibility of the winner(s). No transfer or cash redemption of Prize is permitted except at the sole discretion of Sponsors, who may substitute a prize of equal or greater value if the advertised Prize becomes unavailable. Limit one (1) Prize per Organization. Sponsors are not responsible for lost or stolen Prizes. TRANSPORTATION TO/FROM THE GAME AND LODGING NOT INCLUDED. Winners' companions must be of legal age of majority in their jurisdictions of residence (and at least eighteen (18) years of age), unless accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Major League Baseball game, event and exhibition dates and times are determined in the sole discretion of the Office of the Commissioner of Baseball and/or the Arizona Diamondbacks, as applicable, and may be subject to change. The terms and conditions of the tickets awarded as part of the Prize may govern in the event a legal game, event or exhibition, as defined by Major League Baseball, is not played due to weather conditions, an act of God, an act of terrorism, civil disturbance or any other reason. Each Winner and his/her guest(s) agree to comply with all applicable ballpark regulations in connection with the Prize. The applicable MLB Entities reserve the right to remove or to deny entry to any Winner and/or his/her guest(s) who engage(s) in a non-sportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person at the game, event or exhibition. Released Parties (defined below) will not be responsible for weather conditions, Acts of God, acts of terrorism, civil disturbances, work stoppage or any other natural disaster outside their control that may cause the cancellation or postponement of any Major League Baseball game, event or exhibition. Major League Baseball game, event and exhibition tickets awarded as prizes may not be resold or offered for resale. Any such resale may result in disqualification and prize forfeiture, and may invalidate the license granted by the game ticket(s).

Prize Selection: A panel of judges made up of representatives from the Foundation and CenturyLink will review all Entries and determine the winning entry for each Entry Period based on the Judging Criteria. All decisions are final.

Notification: Each potential winner will be notified up to one (1) week prior to the corresponding Presentation Game Day. Organizations must accept Prize within three (3) days of time of notification (or attempted notification) or the Prize will be forfeited and alternate winner will be selected from among all remaining eligible entries at Sponsors' discretion. In the event that the alternate winner does not respond or accept, another alternate winner will be selected from among all eligible runner-up entries, if possible. Refusal to agree and execute Sponsors' statement of eligibility and release of liability will also result in disqualification and, at Sponsors' sole discretion and time permitting, cause an alternative winner to be chosen from among all remaining eligible entries. Sponsors will leave tickets at Will Call the day of the Presentation Game Day. The cash Prize will be awarded during the game to the Organization's designated representative (if available).

Taxation: Each winner is solely responsible for any and all federal, state, and local income taxes associated with its Prize. Sponsors and the MLB Entities are not responsible for and will not pay or in any way compensate winners for taxes associated with winning a Prize. Each winner may be required to provide certain tax related documents to Sponsors before receiving a Prize. If required by law, a Form 1099-MISC will be issued to a winner reporting the taxable retail value of its Prize. Each winner should consult its tax advisor about the tax implications of winning a Prize.

Waiver of Liability/Publicity Release: By entering, entrants and Nominees agree to follow these Official Rules and to indemnify and hold CenturyLink, the Foundation, Arizona Diamondbacks, the other MLB Entities, and each of their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, employees and agents (collectively, the "Released Parties") harmless against any and all liability, damages or causes of action (however named or described), with respect to or arising out of either: (i) participation in the Promotion; or (ii) the receipt or use of the Prizes. CenturyLink, the Foundation, Arizona Diamondbacks, the other MLB Entities, and each of their respective designees, may use, reproduce and publish any and all photographs and videotapes which may be taken immediately before, during or immediately after any Promotion activity, whether such photographs or videotapes are flattering or unflattering, for any purpose whatsoever, without compensation to the participant. All such photographs and videotapes will be the sole and complete property of CenturyLink, the Foundation, and the Arizona Diamondbacks. By acceptance of a Prize, the entrant and Organization grant to Sponsors and the MLB Entities the right to publicize their name, city and state/province of residence and/or likeness in any medium now or hereafter devised worldwide without limitation and without additional compensation or consideration, notification or permission, unless prohibited by law.

General Conditions: By entering, participants agree: (a) to these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsors, which shall be final in all matters relating to the Promotion; (b) to release and hold harmless the Released Parties from any and all claims, liability or damages arising out of their participation and the acceptance and use of a Prize; (c) to permit Sponsors, the MLB Entities and each of their respective designees to use winner's name, city and/or likeness for advertising, promotional and publicity purposes in all media without additional compensation and any prior review or approval; (d) that under no circumstances will participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and participant hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental, consequential or any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses; and (e) that all causes of action arising out of or connected with the Promotion, or any Prizes awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form class action.

Released Parties are not responsible for printing or typographical errors in any Promotion-related materials; for stolen, lost, late, misdirected, damaged, incomplete, illegible, or for transactions, entries or communications that are processed late or incorrectly or lost due to computer or electronic malfunction or human error. In the event of a dispute regarding any entry, the entry will be deemed made by the "authorized account holder" of the email address submitted at the time of entry. The "authorized account holder" is defined as the natural person to whom the applicable Internet service provider or other organization (such as a business or educational institution) has assigned the e-mail address for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. Sponsors reserve the right in their sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Promotion and award Prizes from among all eligible entries received prior to cancellation or termination. Sponsors also reserve the right to disqualify any individual who does not comply with these Official Rules.


Governing Law: The Promotion is governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Arizona. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply.

Winners List: All inquiries concerning the Promotion or the list of winners may be directed to: CenturyLink, Attn: Sally Zintak, 931 14th Street, 8th Floor, Denver, CO 80202 or at by October 25, 2014.

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