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All entries, whether submitted by using a MasterCard® card as described below or by mail, have an equal chance of winning.

Eligibility: MasterCard Break In Your Jeans at the World Series® Sweepstakes (the "Sweepstakes") is only open to MasterCard cardholders whose account was opened by a MasterCard customer financial institution in the United States prior to 7/1/09 & who are legal residents of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia, 18 years of age or older, except employees & their immediate families (spouses, parents, children, & siblings & their respective spouses) & those living in the same household of each of MasterCard International Incorporated ("Sponsor"), MasterCard customer financial institutions, Major League Baseball Properties, Inc., MLB Advanced Media, L.P. ("MLBAM"), Major League Baseball Enterprises, Inc., MLB Online Services, Inc., MLB Media Holdings, Inc., MLB Media Holdings, L.P., Major League Baseball Properties Canada Inc., the Office of the Commissioner of Baseball, the MLB Network, LLC., & the Major League Baseball Clubs, & each of their respective general & limited partners, shareholders, employees, parents, subsidiaries, directors, officers, affiliates, representatives, agents, successors, & assigns (hereinafter, "MLB Entities"), Project Support Team, Inc. ("P/S/T"), & their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, distributors, officers, directors, governors, related entities, partners, partnerships, principals, agents, licensees, sponsors, representatives, successors & assigns, & advertising/promotion agencies (collectively "Released Parties") and/or those living in the same household of each. This Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state, & local laws & regulations. Void where prohibited.

How To Enter: Sweepstakes begins at 12:00:01AM Central Time ("CT") on 7/1/09 & ends at 11:59:59PM CT on 8/31/09 ("Promotion Period"). 1) Automatically receive (1) Sweepstakes entry for each MasterCard card transaction made online at the Shop accessible via during the Promotion Period. All information submitted online by entrants is subject to, & will be treated in a manner consistent with, the Shop Terms of Use accessible at: & Privacy Policy accessible at: Account adjustment transactions/returns, offline, PIN-based & international transactions are not considered eligible transactions for automatic Sweepstakes entry. Entries from unauthorized card use or made with lost, stolen, or fraudulent cards are void. Only purchases made with a MasterCard card that is in good standing (both at time of entry & winner selection) & issued by a MasterCard customer financial institution in the U.S. to an identifiable end user & that are processed & submitted through MLBAM's U.S. transaction processing system during the Promotion Period are eligible for automatic entry; or 2) To enter the Sweepstakes without making a purchase & receive (1) entry, during the Promotion Period, hand print your name, complete mailing address, telephone number, date of birth, the first (6) digits of your MasterCard account number, & the words "MasterCard Break in Your Jeans at the World Series® Sweepstakes" on a plain 3" x 5" piece of paper & mail it in a sealed, stamped & hand printed #10 envelope to: MasterCard Break in Your Jeans at the World Series® Sweepstakes, P.O. Box 17089, Bridgeport, CT 06673-7089 . Enter as often as you wish by mail, but each entry must be mailed separately to be received by 9/8/09. No photocopied, computer generated facsimiles, mechanically reproduced, or mass entries permitted. Your use of your MasterCard card to make a purchase and/or your submission of a 3" x 5" mail-in entry constitutes your consent to participate in this Sweepstakes & your consent for Released Parties to obtain, use, & transfer your name, address & other information for the purpose of administering this Sweepstakes. Released Parties are not responsible for lost, incomplete, illegible, late, misdirected, stolen, postage-due, or mutilated entries or mail; any error, omission, interruption, defect or delay in transmission, transaction processing, or communication; technical or mechanical malfunctions; failures or malfunctions of phones, phone lines, or telephone systems; errors in these Official Rules, in any Sweepstakes-related advertisements or other materials; human-processing error; failures of electronic equipment, computer hardware or software; or inaccurate entry information, whether caused by equipment, programming used in this Sweepstakes, human error, or otherwise. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to void any & all entries of an entrant who Sponsor believes has attempted to tamper with or impair the administration, security, fairness, or proper play of this Sweepstakes.

(1) Grand Prize: 3-day/2-night trip for winner & (3) guests to (1) 2009 MLB® World Series® game designated by Sponsor consisting of round-trip coach air transportation from the major U.S. airport nearest winner's residence, (2) standard double-occupancy hotel accommodations, ground transportation to/from the airport & the applicable hotel, (4) tickets to the selected game, & a $500 MasterCard Gift Card which may be used toward a pair of jeans & spending money (Approximate Retail Value "ARV"=$5,000). Actual value of prize will vary depending on winner's city of departure & site of designated game. Sponsor, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to provide ground transportation in lieu of air transportation. Trip must be taken on date(s) specified by Sponsor or prize will be forfeited & an alternate winner may be selected. If any prize-related activity(s) is canceled or postponed for any reason, balance of prize will be awarded in full satisfaction of prize award. Travel & hotel accommodation restrictions apply. Minor guest(s) (if any) must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian, & winner & guests must travel on the same itinerary. Major League Baseball game, exhibition & event dates & times are determined in the sole discretion of the Office of the Commissioner of Baseball and/or Major League Baseball Properties, Inc., as applicable, & are subject to change. Winner & guests agree to comply with all applicable stadium regulations in connection with the prize. Sponsor & 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, event or exhibition. 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. MasterCard Gift Card restrictions may apply. Federal, state, & local taxes are winner's sole responsibility. Winner & guests responsible for meals, insurance, incidentals, upgrades, gratuities, ground transportation other than per above, miscellaneous travel expenses including, but not limited to, airline luggage charges, & for all other expenses not specifically stated herein. Prize is provided by Sponsor.

Winner Selection: Winner will be selected in a random drawing on or about 9/14/09 from among all eligible entries received. Odds of winning will depend on the number of eligible entries received. Drawing will be conducted by P/S/T, an independent judging organization whose decisions will be final & binding in all matters relating to this Sweepstakes. Winner will be notified by P/S/T by telephone and/or mail. 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 will be declared the Grand Prize winner, subject to verification of eligibility & the terms of these Official Rules. Messages will not be left on answering machines or with live persons. Prize will be awarded to the primary account holder (as determined by the MasterCard customer financial institution's account records & subject to said financial institution's timely identification of the primary account holder) named on the account accessed by the MasterCard card used to make the entry or referenced on the mail-in entry. In the event a corporate MasterCard card winning account is selected, prize will be awarded to the individual named on the MasterCard card that is used to transact the winning entry (as determined by the MasterCard customer financial institution's account records & subject to said financial institution's timely identification of the individual named on the applicable MasterCard card). If the awarding of the prize is in conflict with corporate written policy or not feasible after Sponsor's good faith effort to obtain account holder contact information from the applicable MasterCard customer financial institution, prize will be forfeited & an alternate winner may be selected.

Miscellaneous: No transfer, assignment, cash redemption or substitution of prize (or portion thereof) except by Sponsor due to prize unavailability or causes otherwise determined solely by Sponsor, & then for a prize (or applicable portion thereof) of equal or greater value. Grand Prize winner will be required to execute & return an Affidavit of Eligibility, Liability Release & (where legal) Publicity Release within (3) days of issuance of notification. Grand Prize guests (if a minor, their respective parent or legal guardian) 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 may result in disqualification & awarding of prize to an alternate winner. If prize notification letter or prize is returned as undeliverable, winner will be disqualified & an alternate winner may be selected. By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules & agree that: 1.) Released Parties & their designees & assigns shall have the right & permission to use (unless prohibited by law) their name, voice, city/state of residence, biographical information, photograph, and/or likeness for advertising and/or trade and/or any other purpose in any media or format, online or offline, now or hereafter known without further compensation, permission, or notification & 2.) Released Parties & their designees & assigns & all of their respective officers, directors, employees, shareholders, representatives & agents shall have no liability & will be held harmless for any liability, loss, injury or death to entrant or any other person, including, without limitation, damage to personal or real property, due in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, by reason of the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of prize (including travel or prize activity related thereto) or participation in this Sweepstakes. Sponsor and/or MLBAM, as applicable, can disqualify any entry & modify, terminate, or suspend Sweepstakes (or any portion thereof) should virus, bugs, non-authorized human intervention, actions of entrants, or other causes corrupt or impair Sweepstakes (or any portion thereof) administration, security, fairness or proper play &, if Sweepstakes is modified, terminated or suspended, Sponsor may select winner from among all eligible, non-suspect entries received prior to event requiring such modification, termination, or suspension.

Winner List: For winner's name, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to be received by 11/9/09 to: MasterCard Break in Your Jeans at the World Series® Sweepstakes Winner, P.O. Box P.O. Box 13106, Bridgeport, CT 06673-3106.

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Sponsor: MasterCard International Incorporated, 2000 Purchase Street, Purchase, NY 10577
Promoter: Project Support Team, Inc., 6 Berkshire Blvd., Bethel, CT 06801/