DHL Presents the Major League Baseball® Delivery Man of the Year Sweepstakes
NO PURCHASE OR DHL ACCOUNT NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND OR OPENING A DHL ACCOUNT WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCE OF WINNING.
Eligibility: DHL presents the Major League Baseball® Delivery Man of the Year Sweepstakes (the "Sweepstakes") is open to legal residents (natural persons only) of the fifty (50) United States, the District of Columbia, and Canada (excluding residents of Quebec), who are eighteen (18) years of age or older (except in the case of legal residents of certain states or Washington DC where the age of majority is greater than eighteen (18) years of age, such age of majority) as of 9/25/08. Employees, officers, directors and agents of DHL Express (USA), Inc. ("Sponsor"), the MLB Entities (as defined below), & each of their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, retailers, suppliers, distributors, advertising/promotion agencies, & Project Support Team, Inc. ("P/S/T") (collectively, "Released Parties"), & their immediate family members (mother, father, brothers, sisters, sons, daughters & spouses, regardless of where they reside) and/or those living in the same household of any such individuals, whether or not related, are not eligible to enter or win a prize. The "MLB Entities" shall mean Major League Baseball Properties, Inc., Major League Baseball Enterprises, Inc., MLB Advanced Media, L.P., MLB Media Holdings, Inc., MLB Media Holdings, L.P., MLB Online Services, Inc., Tickets.com, Inc., SportsOnEarth, LLC., the Office of the Commissioner of Baseball, and the Major League Baseball Clubs, and each of their respective shareholders, employees, parents, directors, officers, affiliates, representatives, agents, successors, and assigns (hereinafter, "MLB Entities"). Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state, provincial & local laws, rules & regulations. Void in Quebec and where prohibited by law, rule or regulation.
CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE CONTENT OR LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS PROMOTION IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR WILL DISQUALIFY ANY SUCH ENTRANT, AND SPONSOR, THE APPLICABLE MLB ENTITIES AND THEIR RESPECTIVE AGENTS RESERVE THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS' FEES) AND OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY SUCH ENTRANT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
The use of automated entry or voting or similar devices to subvert the entry or voting process is prohibited & entries or votes through such devices are void. In the event of a dispute as to the identity of any entrant, entrant will be deemed, as applicable, the person named on the applicable 3"x 5" mail entry or, for the online entry method (see #1. & #2 above), 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. "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.
Winner Selection: Potential winner will be selected in a random drawing on or about 10/16/08 from among all eligible entries received by P/S/T, an independent judging organization whose decisions will be final & binding in all matters relating to this Sweepstakes. Potential winner will be notified by telephone following the drawing. The first randomly selected potential winner that answers a telephone call placed by P/S/T notifying him/her of his/her potential winning status will be declared the winner, subject to verification of eligibility & compliance with the terms of these Official Rules. Messages will not be left on answering machines or with live persons who are not the selected entrant. Odds of winning will depend on the number of eligible entries received.
(1) Grand Prize: 2-day/1-night trip for winner and one guest to Game 4 of the 2008 MLB® World Series® championship consisting of round-trip coach air transportation from major gateway airport nearest to winner's residence standard double-occupancy (one (1) room) hotel accommodations, two (2) tickets to Game 4 of the 2008 MLB World Series championship, ground transportation to/from the airport and the applicable hotel and two (2) DHL gift bags (Approximate Retail Value "ARV"=$2,750). Actual value of prize will vary depending on winner's city of departure & 2008 MLB® World Series® championship host city. Sponsor, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to provide ground transportation in lieu of air transportation if winner resides within one hundred (100) miles of the host city of Game 4 of the 2008 MLB® World Series® championship & no additional compensation or substitution will be awarded for difference in prize value. Trip must be taken on dates specified by Sponsor or prize will be forfeited and, at Sponsor's discretion and time permitting, an alternate potential winner selected from among all remaining eligible entries. If the designated 2008 MLB® World Series® championship game or any other prize-related activity is canceled or postponed for any reason, travel prize will be awarded less applicable prize-related activity(s) & Sponsor will substitute that activity(s) with an item(s)/activity(s) of comparable or greater value as determined solely by Sponsor. Travel & hotel accommodation restrictions apply. Travel arrangements must be made through Sponsor's agent and on a carrier of Sponsor's choice. Winner and his/her guest must be able to obtain valid passports (that do not expire within six (6) months of time of travel) and all other required documentation prior to time of departure and are responsible for obtaining all such travel documents. Minor guest (if any) must be the child or legal ward of winner, & winner & guest must travel together on the same itinerary. Prize details are at Sponsor's sole discretion. Federal, state, provincial, & local taxes (including income and withholding taxes) & all other costs & expenses associated with prize acceptance and use not specified herein as being provided are winner's sole responsibility, including additional ground transportation, luggage fees and meals. Major League Baseball game dates and times are determined in the sole discretion of the Office of the Commissioner of Baseball and may be subject to change. Seat locations will be determined by Sponsor. Winner and his/her guest(s) agree to comply with all Major League Baseball and MLB Club stadium rules and regulations relating to the use of Major League Baseball game, exhibition and/or event tickets 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 comply with these rules regulations may result in forfeiture of the Grand Prize (or portion thereof). Sponsor and the applicable MLB Entities reserve the right to remove or to deny entry to 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 or event. The Released Parties 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.
Miscellaneous: No transfer, assignment, cash redemption or substitution of prize (or portion thereof) except by Sponsor who reserves the right to substitute prize (or applicable portion thereof) of comparable or greater value at its sole and absolute discretion. Potential winner may be required to submit his/her valid social security number and/or other identification to Sponsor and will be required to execute & return an Affidavit of Eligibility (or, if a resident of Canada, a Declaration of Eligibility), Release or Liability & (where legal) Publicity within (3) days of date of receipt. Winner's traveling companion (if a minor child or ward of winner) will also be required to sign & return a Liability Release & (where legal) Publicity Release prior to the issuance of travel documents. Non-compliance with any of the foregoing or with these Official Rules may result in disqualification, prize forfeiture & awarding of prize to an alternate potential winner at Sponsor's discretion and time permitting. If any prize notification letter is returned as undeliverable, winner will be disqualified, prize will be forfeited & an alternate potential winner may be selected at Sponsor's discretion and time permitting. If any potential Grand Prize winner is a resident of Canada, he/she will be required to correctly answer, without assistance of any kind, whether mechanical or otherwise, a time-limited mathematical skill-testing question to be administered by telephone. If he/she answers the skill-testing question incorrectly, as determined by Sponsors in its sole discretion, he/she will be disqualified, prize will be forfeited and, at Sponsors' discretion and time permitting, an alternate potential winner shall be chosen from among all remaining eligible entries. By participating, each entrant agrees that: 1.) to be bound by these Official Rules, including all entry requirements, 2.) Released Parties & each of their respective designees may use (unless prohibited by law) his/her name, voice, address (city and state/province of residence), photograph, voice and/or other likeness and prize information for advertising, promotional and/or trade and/or any other purpose in any media or format now or hereafter devised worldwide without limitation and without further compensation or consideration, permission, or notification to entrant or any third party(ies) & 3.) Released Parties & each of their respective designees & assigns shall have no liability & will be held harmless for any liability, loss, injury or damage, including, without limitation, personal injury, death or damage to personal or real property, to entrant 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 any prize (including any travel or activity related thereto) or participation in this Sweepstakes. Sponsor and MLBAM reserve the right, in their sole discretion, to modify, terminate or suspend this Sweepstakes (or any portion thereof) should virus, bugs, non-authorized human intervention or other causes corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play of the Sweepstakes (or any portion thereof) &, in the event of termination or suspension at its discretion, select winner from among all eligible, non-suspect entries received prior to event requiring such termination or suspension.
Official Rules & Winner's Name Requests: For Official Rules, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: DHL Presents the Major League Baseball® Delivery Man of the Year Sweepstakes Rules, P.O. Box 13106, Bridgeport, CT 06673-3106. VT residents may omit return postage on rules requests. For winner's name (available after 11/24/08), send a self-addressed stamped envelope for receipt by 11/17/08 to: DHL Presents the Major League Baseball® Delivery Man of the Year Sweepstakes Winner, P.O. Box 13106, Bridgeport, CT 06673-3106. Canadian residents may omit return postage.
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DHL EXPRESS (USA), Inc. is an Official Sponsor of Major League Baseball.
This Sweepstakes is not produced, sponsored or executed by any MLB Entity.
Sponsor: DHL EXPRESS (USA), Inc., 1200 South Pine Island Road, Ste 600, Plantation, FL 33324
Promoter: Project Support Team, Inc., 6 Berkshire Blvd, Bethel, CT 06811/www.projectsupport.com.