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Scotts Ultimate Home Field Advantage Sweepstakes



Eligibility: The Scotts Ultimate Home Field Advantage Sweepstakes ("Sweepstakes") is open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and District of Columbia who are eighteen (18) years of age or older (or of the legal age of majority in their state of residence, whichever is older) as of 3/25/13. Employees, officers and directors of MLB Advanced Media, L.P. ("MLBAM", "" or the "Sponsor"), the other MLB Entities (as defined below), Scotts Company, LLC ("Grand Prize Provider"), Project Support Team, Inc. ("Administrator"), and each of their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, governors, related entities, partners, partnerships, principals, licensees, sponsors, and advertising/promotion agencies and of all their respective officers, directors, employees, agents, representatives, successors and assigns (collectively, "Released Parties"), and the immediate family members (parent, spouse, sibling, or child, and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and those living in the same household of each such employee, officer or director (whether or not related) are not eligible to participate or win. The "MLB Entities" shall mean MLBAM, the Office of the Commissioner of Baseball ("BOC"), its Bureaus, Committees, Subcommittees and Councils, Major League Baseball Enterprises, Inc., Major League Baseball Properties, Inc., 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. This Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations. Void where prohibited or restricted by law, rule or regulation. This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook. By entering, you understand that you are providing your information to the Sponsor and not Facebook. The information you provide as detailed below will only be used as set forth in these Official Rules.

Promotion Period: The Sweepstakes runs from 12:00:01 AM Eastern Time ("ET") on 3/25/13 through 11:59:59 PM ET on 4/22/13 (the "Promotion Period").

How to Enter: During the Promotion Period, you may participate in the Sweepstakes using one of two methods: 1) Visit and click on the applicable Sweepstakes banners, buttons and/or links to access the online Sweepstakes entry form. Follow the instructions provided to fully complete and submit your online entry to receive one (1) entry in the Sweepstakes; or 2) visit (the "Scotts Facebook Page"), "Like" the Scotts Facebook Page (if you have not done so already) and click on the promotional tab to be directed to the Sponsor's Sweepstakes entry form (the "Entry Form"). Follow the instructions provided to fully complete and submit the Entry Form to receive one (1) entry in the Sweepstakes. To enter this Sweepstakes via entry method #2, you must have a valid Facebook account. If you do not have a Facebook account, visit and register in accordance with the enrollment instructions for a free Facebook account. Incomplete entries and/or entries containing inaccurate entrant information will be void, at Sponsor's sole discretion. Limit one (1) entry per person and per valid e-mail address per day, regardless of method of entry. Additional entries from any one person or valid e-mail address in excess of the stated limitation will be void. All online entries must be submitted/received by 11:59:59 PM ET on 4/22/13 to be eligible.

BONUS ENTRIES: You will have the opportunity to earn one (1) bonus entry per day for the Grand and Daily Prize Drawings when you play the "Find Scott" game in accordance with the instructions provided. LIMIT: A maximum of twenty-nine (29) total Bonus Entries may be earned throughout the Sweepstakes Period for the Grand Prize drawing and one (1) per day for the Daily Prize drawing. Only one (1) Bonus Entry may be received in any given day of the Promotion Period. (Note that you may alternatively receive bonus entries through the alternate mail-in method of entry described below).

ALTERNATE, MAIL-IN METHOD OF BONUS ENTRY: To receive one (1) Bonus Entry via mail in the Grand and Daily Prize Drawings, hand write your first and last name, street address, city, state, zip, daytime telephone number (area codes included), email address, and date of birth on a plain 3" x 5" piece of paper, and mail entry in a properly stamped #10 envelope to: Scotts Ultimate Home Field Advantage Sweepstakes, P.O. Box 15007, Bridgeport, CT 06673-5007. All mail-in entries must be received in accordance with the chart below. Photocopied, computer generated facsimiles, mechanically reproduced, automated, mass entries and entries by any means which subvert the entry process will be void. Entries become property of the Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned.

Entries generated by script, macro or other automated means are not permitted and all such entries will be void. Entries by any means which subvert the entry process will be void. All information submitted via the Entry Form by entrants is subject to's Terms of Use accessible at: and Privacy Policy accessible at: Entrants must fully complete and submit all non-optional data requested on the applicable Entry Form to be eligible. Incomplete entries are void. Entrants to the Sweepstakes will be given the option to receive (a) commercial e-mails from Grand Prize Provider and/or Sponsor and/or (b) mobile text messages and updates from; however, eligibility to participate in the Sweepstakes is not dependent upon entrant's consent to receive such e-mails and/or mobile text messages and updates and consenting to receive such e-mails and/or mobile text messages and updates does not impact entrant's chances of winning. By entering this Sweepstakes, each entrant gives their express permission to be contacted by the Administrator and/or MLBAM by telephone, e-mail and/or postal mail for Sweepstakes purposes. Released Parties are not responsible for lost, incomplete, late, postage due, damaged, inaccurate, misdirected, garbled, or undelivered entries or e-mail; failures or malfunctions of phones, phone lines or telephone systems; lost entries or transmissions; any error, omission, interruption, defect or delay in transmission, transaction processing, or communication; interrupted or unavailable network, cable, satellite, Internet Service Provider (ISP), server or other connections including those through and/or by any website; miscommunications, failed computer hardware or software or technical failures; non-delivery; misdirected, blocked, or delayed e-mail notifications; garbled, misrouted or scrambled transmissions; printing, typographical or other errors appearing within these Official Rules, in any Sweepstakes-related advertisements or other materials; or other errors or problems of any kind whether mechanical, human, telephone, electronic, network, mail or otherwise relating to or in connection with the Sweepstakes, including, without limitation, the cancellation or postponement of any game, event or exhibition, errors or problems which may occur in connection with the administration of the Sweepstakes, the processing of entries, e-mail and/or the announcement of the Grand and Daily Prizes. Administrator and MLBAM reserve the right, in their sole discretion, to void any and all entries of an entrant who Administrator or MLBAM believe has attempted to tamper with or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play of this Sweepstakes or who is otherwise not in compliance with these Official Rules. The use of automated entry or similar devices to participate or subvert the entry process is prohibited and all entries through such devices are void. In the event of a dispute as to the identity of any entrant, such entrant will be deemed, to be 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., a business, educational institution, etc.) which is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. Proof (to Administrator's satisfaction) of being the authorized account holder may be required by Administrator.

DRAWINGS AND ODDS OF WINNING: Sweepstakes winners will be selected in random drawings conducted by Administrator, an independent judging organization whose decisions are final and binding in all matters relating to the Sweepstakes.

DAILY PRIZE DRAWINGS: There will be a total of twenty-nine (29) individual random drawings to award the Daily Prizes, one (1) for each Daily Entry Period, to be held on 4/30/13. Individual Daily Prize drawings will be conducted as follows:

Daily Entry Period Online Entry Date Mail Must be Received By
1 3/25/13 4/1/13
2 3/26/13 4/2/13
3 3/27/13 4/3/13
4 3/28/13 4/4/13
5 3/29/13 4/5/13
6 3/30/13 4/8/13
7 3/31/13 4/8/13
8 4/1/13 4/8/13
9 4/2/13 4/9/13
10 4/3/13 4/10/13
11 4/4/13 4/11/13
12 4/5/13 4/12/13
13 4/6/13 4/15/13
14 4/7/13 4/15/13
15 4/8/13 4/15/13
16 4/9/13 4/16/13
17 4/10/13 4/16/13
18 4/11/13 4/16/13
19 4/12/13 4/17/13
20 4/13/13 4/18/13
21 4/14/13 4/19/13
22 4/15/13 4/22/13
23 4/16/13 4/22/13
24 4/17/13 4/22/13
25 4/18/13 4/23/13
26 4/19/13 4/24/13
27 4/20/13 4/25/13
28 4/21/13 4/26/13
29 4/22/13 4/29/13

Mail-in entries postmarked on a Monday will be entered in both the previous Saturday and Sunday Daily Prize drawings. Odds of winning a Daily Prize depend on number of eligible entries received for each applicable Daily Entry Period. Non-winning entries from one daily prize drawing will not carry forward to or be included in subsequent Daily Prize drawings but will be included in the Grand Prize drawing.

Grand Prize Winner Selection: On or about 4/30/13, one (1) potential Grand Prize winner will be selected in an individual random drawing from among all eligible entries received during the Promotion Period. Odds of winning will depend on the number of eligible entries received.

Potential Daily Prize winners and potential Grand Prize winner will be notified by Administrator by telephone, mail, and/or email. In the event that any selected potential winner declines the prize for any reason, is not eligible to accept the prize, does not comply with the terms of these Official Rules his/her prize opportunity will be forfeited and, at Sponsor's sole discretion and time permitting, an alternate potential winner may be randomly selected from among all remaining eligible entries for the applicable drawing.

Prizes: One (1) Grand Prize: An exclusive "Scotts Ultimate Backyard Makeover" at winner's home not to exceed an approximate retail value ("ARV") of $25,000 (the "Makeover") Makeover will include but is not limited to the following: a consultation with Grand Prize Provider or its designee to identify the Winner's makeover needs, live goods (ie. plants), turf grass and Scotts Miracle-Gro products, labor costs, and growing media (soils, sand, rocks, mulch), and non-lawn and garden growing items, products or live goods (ie. grill or pavers). Consultation consists of meetings & other communication with winner regarding Makeover, photographs (as necessary) prior to Makeover & recommendations for Makeover. Administrator will furnish an Internal Revenue Service Form 1099 to Grand Prize winner for the actual retail value of Grand Prize for the tax year in which Grand Prize was won. Any difference between this amount & the actual value of Makeover will not be awarded in any form. Grand Prize Provider will make an effort to accommodate the Winner's preferences for the Makeover, but all final details regarding the Makeover will be determined by Grand Prize Provider in its sole discretion. Date and time of Makeover are at the discretion of Grand Prize Provider. If the Winner does not own a yard suitable for a makeover as determined by Grand Prize Provider, Sponsor will award an alternate prize with an equal value in lieu of the Makeover.

(29) Daily Prizes/(1) Prize for each day of the Promotion Period: A total of (29) Daily Prizes (1 prize per day) will be randomly awarded during each day of the Promotion Period:
*One (1) season long subscription to MLB.TV Premium (ARV: $129.99) – (13 total); or;
*One (1) official team cap (ARV: $14) – (11 total); or
*One (1) official team jersey (ARV: $130) – (5 total).
Team cap and/or jersey are not game worn. MLB.TV details: Blackout and other restrictions apply. Blackout restrictions subject to change. Data and usage rates may apply to At Bat download and use. All prize details are at Sponsor's sole discretion. Prize details are subject to change at Sponsor's sole discretion. Total ARV of all prizes: $27,493.87.

Miscellaneous: No transfer, assignment, cash redemption, or substitution of prize (or portion thereof) permitted except by MLBAM and/or Administrator, as applicable, who may substitute a prize (or portion thereof) with a prize of comparable or greater value at their sole and absolute discretion. Potential prize winners deemed eligible to receive a prize ("Prize Winners") are solely responsible for all income, federal, state and local taxes as well any other costs or expenses associated with prize acceptance and use not specified herein as being provided. Potential Grand Prize winner will 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. Non-compliance with any of the foregoing or these Official Rules, the inability to contact the potential winner within a reasonable time period, failure to return such documents within the specified time period, or the return of the prize or any notification as undeliverable may result in disqualification and, time permitting, awarding of prize to an alternate potential winner, at Administrator's sole discretion, from among all remaining eligible entries. By participating, each entrant agrees (1) to be bound by these Official Rules, (2) that Sponsor, Grand Prize Provider, and each of their designees shall have the right and permission to use (unless prohibited by law) entrant's name, voice, address (city and state of residence), photograph and/or other likeness for advertising, promotional and/or trade and/or any other purpose in any and all media or format now known or hereafter devised throughout the world, in perpetuity, without limitation and without further compensation, consideration, permission or notification to entrants or any third parties; and (3) that the Released Parties and each of their respective employees, agents, representatives, licensors, successors and assigns shall have no liability and 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) and/or participation in this Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to modify, terminate or suspend this Sweepstakes (or any portion thereof) should viruses, bugs, unauthorized human intervention or other causes corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper operation of the Sweepstakes (or any portion thereof) and, in the event of termination, at its discretion, to randomly select a winner for the drawing(s) at issue from those eligible, non-suspect entries received for the applicable drawing(s) prior to event requiring such termination. Administrator and/or MLBAM, as applicable, reserve the right, in their sole discretion, to disqualify any person and void all associated entries of any person who they believe has tampered with, or attempted to tamper with or impair, the entry process, or any other component of this Sweepstakes, whose conduct or actions affect or impair the administration, integrity, security, fairness or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, or who is in violation of these Official Rules.


Arbitration: Except where prohibited by law, as a condition of participating in this Sweepstakes, participant agrees that (1) any and all disputes and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by final and binding arbitration under the rules of the American Arbitration Association and held in New York County, New York; (2) the Federal Arbitration Act shall govern the interpretation, enforcement and all proceedings at such arbitration; and (3) judgment upon such arbitration award may be entered in any court having jurisdiction. Under no circumstances will participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and participant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental or consequential damages, or any other damages, including attorneys' fees, other than participant's actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e., costs associated with participating in this Sweepstakes), and participant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.

Choice of Law: All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of participant and Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the substantive laws of the State of New York, USA.

Winner's Name: For a list of Prize Winners (available after 6/24/13), send a stamped, self-addressed envelope for receipt by 6/24/13 to: Scotts Ultimate Home Field Advantage Sweepstakes Winner, P.O. Box 13106, Bridgeport, CT 06673-3106. Residents of Vermont may omit return postage.

Sponsor: MLB Advanced Media, L.P., 75 Ninth Avenue, New York, NY 10011.

Administrator: Project Support Team, Inc., 6 Berkshire Blvd, Bethel, CT 06801/

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