Official Rules (the "Official Rules")
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
ELIGIBILITY: The Xfinity "Tickets on Demand" Sweepstakes (the "Sweepstakes") is open only to legal residents of Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin, and Michigan, who are eighteen (18) years of age or older (except in the case of legal residents of certain states where the age of majority is greater than eighteen (18) years of age, such age of majority) at the time of entry. Employees, officers, and directors (including immediate family members (spouse, parent, child, sibling and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and members of the same household, whether or not related) of WSCR(AM) (the "Sponsor"), the other MLB Entities and each of their respective parents, affiliated companies, subsidiaries, licensees, distributors, dealers, retailers, printers, advertising and promotion agencies, and any and all other companies associated with the Sweepstakes are not eligible to participate or win a prize. The "MLB Entities" shall mean the Office of the Commissioner of Baseball, its Bureaus, Committees, Subcommittees and Councils, MLB Advanced Media, L.P. ("MLBAM" or "MLB.com"), Major League Baseball Enterprises, Inc., Major League Baseball Properties, Inc., the Major League Baseball Clubs, Tickets.com, Inc., SportsOnEarth, LLC and each of their respective subsidiaries or affiliated entities, any entity which, now or in the future, controls, is controlled by, or is under common control with the Major League Baseball Clubs or the Office of the Commissioner of Baseball, and the directors, officers, employees and agents of the above entities. The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations. Void outside the states listed above and where prohibited or restricted by law, rule or regulation.
HOW TO ENTER: The Sweepstakes begins at 9:00 a.m. Central Time ("CT") on April 19, 2010 and ends at 12:59 pm CT on September 3, 2010 and shall include five (5) distinct entry periods (each an "Entry Period") and five (5) distinct drawing dates (each a "Drawing Date) as identified in the table below. There are two ways to enter: online or by mail. No other method of entry will be accepted. Limit one (1) entry per person/e-mail address/household per Entry Period, regardless of method of entry. Additional entries beyond the specified limit will be void. You must submit a separate entry for each Entry Period to be eligible for such Entry Period's drawing as no entry submitted during one Entry Period will constitute an eligible entry for any other Entry Period. Each Entry Period will feature a separate drawing and the outcome of any one Entry Period drawing will not affect the outcome of any other.
|Entry Period||Entry Period begins||Online entries must be received by||Mail-in entries must be postmarked by||Mail-in entries must be received by Drawing Date|
|"May"||April 19, 2010 at 9:00 a.m. CT||May 7, 2010 at 11:59 p.m. CT||May 7, 2010||May 13, 2010||May 14, 2010|
|"June"||May 8, 2010 at 12:00 a.m. CT||June 11, 2010 at 11:59 p.m. CT||June 11, 2010||June 17, 2010||June 18, 2010|
|"July"||June 12, at 12:00 a.m. CT||July 9, 2010 at 11:59 p.m. CT||July 9, 2010||July 15, 2010||July 16, 2010|
|"August"||July 10, at 12:00 a.m. CT||August 6, 2010 at 11:59 p.m. CT||August 6, 2010||August 12, 2010||August 13, 2010|
|"September"||August 7, 2010||September 3, 2010 at 11:59 p.m. CT||September 3, 2010||September 9, 2010||September 10, 2010|
2. Mail-in Method: If you do not wish to enter online, you may enter the Sweepstakes by hand-printing your full name, address, city, state and zip code, day & evening telephone numbers (including area code), date of birth and e-mail address (optional) on a 3"x5" postcard and mailing it in an envelope with proper postage affixed to: WSCR/Xfinity Tickets On Demand Contest, 455 N. Cityfront Place, 6th Floor, Chicago, IL 60611. Sponsor will use e-mail addresses provided via the Mail-in entry method for prize notification purposes only; however, eligibility to participate in the Sweepstakes is not dependent upon entrant's provision of this information. Mail-in entries must be postmarked during the Entry Period deadlines above and received by Sponsor no later than six (6) days following the end of each Entry Period to be eligible. Mail-in entries will not be acknowledged or returned.
RANDOM DRAWING: On or about each Drawing Date identified in the table above, one (1) potential winner (each, a "Winner" and collectively, the "Winners") for the applicable Entry Period will be selected by random drawing from among all eligible entries received by the Sponsor or MLBAM, as applicable. The decisions of Sponsor are final and binding on all matters relating to this Sweepstakes. Odds of winning depend on the total number of eligible entries received for each drawing. Limit one (1) Prize per person, family or household.
PRIZES: Five (5) Prizes will be awarded in the Sweepstakes. The Winner of each Entry Period will receive a prize as described below (each a "Prize"). Exact details of each prize, including suite location, to be determined in the sole discretion of Sponsor and the Chicago White Sox. TRANSPORTATION TO/FROM GAME NOT INCLUDED WITH ANY PRIZE.
|May||Four (4) Diamond Suite tickets to the White Sox game scheduled to be played June 10, 2010 at U.S. Cellular Field in Chicago, IL (Estimated Retail Value ("ERV"): $300).|
|June||Four (4) Diamond Suite tickets to the White Sox game scheduled to be played July 8, 2010 at U.S. Cellular Field in Chicago, IL (ERV: $300).|
|July||Four (4) Diamond Suite tickets to the White Sox game scheduled to be played August 11, 2010 at U.S. Cellular Field in Chicago, IL (ERV: $300).|
|August||Four (4) Diamond Suite tickets to the White Sox game scheduled to be played September 16, 2010 at U.S. Cellular Field in Chicago, IL (ERV: $300).|
|September||Four (4) Diamond Suite tickets to the White Sox game scheduled to be played October 1, 2010 at U.S. Cellular Field in Chicago, IL (ERV: $300).|
Exact Prize details, including game date and seat location, shall be determined at the sole discretion of Sponsor and may be subject to availability. Each Winner is fully responsible for any and all applicable federal, state and local taxes (including income and withholding taxes). The winner will be required to complete and submit an IRS Form W-9 with the winner's full Social Security Number or the equivalent for receipt of any prize valued at $600 or more or for any prizes awarded by the Station (or any other CBS Radio station in Station's market) in a calendar year with an aggregate value of $600 or more. Failure to submit a completed IRS Form W-9 or equivalent will result in forfeiture of the prize. Such winnings of $600 or more will be reported to the IRS. All costs and expenses associated with Prize acceptance and use not specified herein as being provided, including but not limited to lodging, transportation costs, meals, gratuities and other expenses incurred by accepting the Prize are solely the responsibility of the Winner. Each Winner's companions must be of legal age of majority in their jurisdictions of residence, 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 applicable Major League Baseball Club, as applicable, and may be subject to change. The terms and conditions of the tickets awarded as prizes will govern in the event a legal game, event or exhibition, as defined by Major League Baseball, is not played due to weather, 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. Sponsor and 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 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.
The Prize is non-transferable and non-assignable, with no cash redemptions except at Sponsor's sole and absolute discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize (or portion thereof) with one of comparable or greater value at its sole and absolute discretion.
NOTIFICATION: The potential Winner(s) will be notified at the e-mail address, postal address and/or telephone number (in the sole discretion of Sponsor and/or MLBAM, as applicable) provided at the time of entry (the "Prize Notification"). In the event that any potential Winner does not respond to any such Prize Notification within three (3) days of date of issuance, a disqualification will result and prize will be forfeited and, at Sponsor's sole discretion and time permitting, an alternate potential Winner may be chosen from among all remaining eligible entries. The potential Winner(s) may be required to submit his/her valid social security number and/or other identification to Sponsor and may be required to execute, have notarized and return an Affidavit of Eligibility and Release of Liability and, unless prohibited by law, Publicity, within five (5) days of date of issuance. Failure to submit any identification required by Sponsor or to return the required documents within the specified time period, noncompliance with these Official Rules or the return of any prize or Prize Notification as undeliverable may result in disqualification and prize forfeiture and, at Sponsor's sole discretion and time permitting, may cause an alternate potential Winner to be chosen from among all remaining eligible entries.
WAIVER OF LIABILITY/PUBLICITY RELEASE: By participating in the Sweepstakes and submitting an entry, each entrant agrees to (i) be bound by these Official Rules, including all entry requirements, and (ii) waive any and all claims against the Sponsor, the other MLB Entities and each of their respective parents, affiliated companies, subsidiaries, officers, directors, employees, agents, licensees, distributors, dealers, retailers, printers, representatives and advertising and promotion agencies, and any and all other companies associated with the Sweepstakes, and all of their respective officers, directors, employees, agents and representatives (collectively, "Released Parties") for any injury, damage or loss that may occur, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from the participation in the Sweepstakes or from the receipt or use of any Prize or any travel or activity related to the receipt or use of any Prize. By entering this Sweepstakes, each entrant gives his/her express permission to be contacted by the Sponsor and/or MLBAM by telephone, e-mail and/or postal mail for Sweepstakes purposes. Each Winner, by acceptance of Prize, grants to Sponsor, MLBAM and each of their respective designees the right to publicize such Winner's name, address (city and state of residence), photograph, voice, statements and/or other likeness and prize information for advertising, promotional and/or trade and/or any other purpose in any media or format now known or hereafter devised, throughout the world, in perpetuity, without limitation and without further compensation, consideration, permission or notification, unless prohibited by law.
GENERAL CONDITIONS: Released Parties are not responsible for stolen, late, incomplete, illegible, inaccurate, misdirected, lost, misrouted, scrambled, damaged, delayed, undelivered, mutilated, postage-due or garbled entries, transmissions, e-mail or mail; or for lost, interrupted or unavailable network, cable, satellite, server, Internet Service Provider (ISP), wireless network, website, or other connections including those through and/or by any website, availability or accessibility or miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, telephone, cable or wireless transmissions, lines, or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties; any error, omission, interruption, defect or delay in transmission, processing, or communication; non-delivery; misdirected, blocked, or delayed e-mail notifications; printing, typographical or other errors appearing within these Official Rules, in any Sweepstakes-related advertisements or other materials; or any other errors, problems or difficulties of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic, network, computer, telephone, mail, 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 Prize or in any Sweepstakes-related materials, or the cancellation or postponement of any Major League Baseball game, event or exhibition. Released Parties are also not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by website users, tampering, hacking, or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes. Released Parties are not responsible for injury or damage to participants' or to any other person's computer related to or resulting from participating in this Sweepstakes or downloading materials from or use of the website. Persons who tamper with or abuse any aspect of the Sweepstakes or website or attempt to undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes by cheating, deception or other unfair playing practices, or intend to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other entrant or Sponsor's representatives or who are in violation of these Official Rules, as solely determined by Sponsor, will be disqualified and all associated entries will be void. Any attempt to deliberately damage the content or operation of this Sweepstakes is unlawful and subject to legal action by the Sponsor, MLBAM or their respective agents. Sponsor shall have the sole right to disqualify any entrant for violation of these Official Rules or any applicable laws relating to the Sweepstakes, and to resolve all disputes in their sole discretion. Released Parties (i) make no warranty, guaranty or representation of any kind concerning any prize, and (ii) disclaim any implied warranty. Sponsor's failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision. All disputes will be resolved under applicable U.S. laws in the County of New York, state of New York.
Sponsor and MLBAM reserve the right, in their sole discretion, to cancel or suspend the Sweepstakes (or any portion thereof) should virus, bugs, unauthorized human intervention, or other causes corrupt administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper operation of the Sweepstakes (or any portion thereof). In the event of cancellation, Sponsor may elect to identify winners and award the prizes by way of random drawing from among all non-suspect, eligible entries received up to the time of such cancellation.
CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE ASSOCIATED WITH THIS SWEEPSTAKES OR UNDERMINE THE CONTENT OR LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR WILL DISQUALIFY ANY SUCH ENTRANT, AND SPONSOR, MLBAM AND/OR THEIR RESPECTIVE AGENTS RESERVE THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS' FEES) AND OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY PERSON OR PERSONS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ATTEMPT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
Entries generated by a script, macro or other mechanical or automated means will be disqualified. In the event of dispute as to the identity or eligibility of any winner based on an e-mail address, the winning entry will be declared made by the "Authorized Account Holder" of the e-mail address submitted at the time of entry provided he/she is eligible according to these Official Rules. 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.
WINNERS' LIST: For a list of Winners (available after 09/20/2010), mail a request and self-addressed stamped envelope to: "WSCR/Xfinity Tickets On Demand Contest (Winners List)"" 455 N. Cityfront Place, 6th Floor, Chicago, IL 60611. Winner's list requests must be received by 11/20/2010.
SPONSOR: The Sponsor of this Sweepstakes is CBS Radio East Inc., d/b/a WSCR(AM), 455 N. Cityfront Place, 6th Floor, Chicago, IL 60611. Promotional consideration is provided by Comcast Corporation, One Comcast Center Philadelphia, PA 19103.
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