NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. ODDS OF WINNING WILL DEPEND ON THE TOTAL NUMBER OF ELIGIBLE ENTRIES RECEIVED AS OF THE APPLICABLE DRAWING DATE DEADLINE. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. ALL DISPUTES WILL BE RESOLVED SOLELY BY BINDING ARBITRATION AND ENTRANTS WAIVE THE ABILITY TO BRING CLAIMS IN A CLASS ACTION FORMAT.
ELIGIBILITY: The Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of the United States including its commonwealths, territories and possessions (collectively referred to herein as "states") (excluding residents of New York and Florida), and Canada (excluding the Province of Quebec) who are eighteen (18) years of age or older (except in the case of legal residents of certain states/territories/provinces where the legal age of majority is greater than eighteen (18) years of age, such legal 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 Pittsburgh Associates ("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 (defined below). The "MLB Entities" shall mean the Office of the Commissioner of Baseball ("BOC"), 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 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 Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state, territory, provincial and local laws, rules and regulations. Void in New York, Florida, the Province of Quebec and where prohibited or restricted by law, rule or regulation.
HOW TO ENTER: The Sweepstakes begins at 12:00 a.m. Eastern Time ("ET") on October 19, 2015, and ends at 4:59 p.m. ET on November 12, 2015 ("Entry Period"). You may enter the Sweepstakes in one (1) of two (2) ways: by renewing or purchasing an Eligible Plan or by email. No other method of entry will be accepted. Limit one (1) entry per person/email address/household, regardless of method of entry. Additional entries beyond the specified limit will be void.
1. Season Ticket Renewal/Purchase Method: During the Entry Period, renew or purchase a Pittsburgh Pirates full season (81 games), half season (41 games) or twenty (20) games ticket package (each, an "Eligible Plan") for 2016. By successfully renewing or purchasing an Eligible Plan and submitting a payment of at least twenty-five percent (25%) of the full price of such Eligible Plan during the Entry Period, you will be entered in the Sweepstakes.
2. Email Method: If you do not wish to enter by renewing/purchasing an Eligible Plan, you may enter the Sweepstakes by emailing your full name, address, city, state/territory/province and zip code, day & evening telephone numbers (including area codes), and date of birth to firstname.lastname@example.org with name of Sweepstakes ("25 Prizes in 25 Days Sweepstakes") as the email subject line. Sponsor will use email addresses for prize notification purposes only. Email entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be returned.
RANDOM DRAWING: The potential winners of the Sweepstakes will be selected by random drawing on or about the drawing dates set forth in the table below (each, a "Drawing Date") from among all eligible entries received as of 4:59 p.m. ET on the applicable Drawing Date (each, a "Drawing Date Deadline"). Subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with the terms of these Official Rules, the potential winners will be declared the official winners of the Sweepstakes (each, a "Winner" and collectively, the "Winners"). 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 as of the applicable Drawing Date Deadline. All non-winning eligible entries from one Drawing Date will automatically carry-over to and remain eligible for subsequent Drawing Date(s), if any. Limit one (1) Prize per person, family or household.
PRIZES: Twenty-Five (25) Prizes (each a "Prize" and collectively, the "Prizes") Will Be Awarded (i.e., one (1) per Drawing Date) as set forth in the table below.
|10/19/15||Trip for two to San Diego for the 2016 All-Star Game||Two (2) tickets for Winner and one (1) guest for each of the 2016 All-Star Game, All-Star Legends & Celebrity Softball Game and one (1) day of All-Star FanFest; roundtrip, coach-class air transportation for Winner and his/her one (1) guest between a major airport nearest Winner's residence and San Diego, CA; and two (2)-night hotel accommodation in San Diego, CA (one  standard room, double occupancy) at a hotel to be determined by Sponsor at its sole discretion.||$3,000 (actual value may vary depending on Winner's city of departure and no difference in value will be awarded)|
|10/20/15||$250 Giant Eagle Gift Card||One (1) $250 Giant Eagle gift card, subject to the terms and conditions associated with its use.||$250|
|10/21/15||Autographed Baseballs each signed by the 2016 Opening Day Pitcher and Catcher||One (1) autographed baseball signed by Pittsburgh Pirates 2016 Opening Day starting pitcher and catcher.||$300|
|10/22/15||$250 in Majestic Clubhouse Store Credit||One (1) $250 Majestic Clubhouse gift card, subject to the terms and conditions associated with its use (not valid on MLB.com Shop).||$250|
|10/23/15||$250 Dick's Sporting Goods Gift Card||One (1) $250 Dick's Sporting Goods gift card, subject to the terms and conditions associated with its use.||$250|
|10/24/15||Autographed Jersey and Baseball from Starling Marte||One (1) jersey and one (1) baseball, each autographed by Starling Marte.||$575|
|10/25/15||$250 BRGR Gift Card||One (1) $250 BRGR gift card, subject to the terms and conditions associated with its use.||$250|
|10/26/15||Autographed Jersey from current Pirates player of your choice||One (1) autographed jersey signed by one (1) 2015 Pittsburgh Pirates player of Winner's choice, subject to availability.||$825|
|10/27/15||Dinner for four in the Lexus Club plus game tickets||Four (4) tickets for Winner and three (3) guests for one (1) Pittsburgh Pirates 2016 regular season home game, subject to availability; and dinner for Winner and his/her three (3) guests in the Lexus Club on the date of the game. Food and soft drinks only; no alcohol included.||$780|
|10/28/15||Autographed Jersey and Baseball from Gerrit Cole||One (1) jersey and one (1) baseball, each autographed by Gerrit Cole.||$575|
|10/29/15||Trip for two to Bradenton for Spring Training||Two (2) tickets for Winner and one (1) guest for each of two (2) Pittsburgh Pirates 2016 Spring Training game in Bradenton, FL scheduled to be played on dates to be determined by Sponsor at its sole discretion; roundtrip, coach-class air transportation for Winner and his/her one (1) guest between a major airport nearest Winner's residence and Bradenton, FL; and two (2)-night hotel accommodation in Bradenton, FL (one  standard room, double occupancy) at a hotel to be determined by Sponsor at its sole discretion.||$2,500 (actual value may vary depending on Winner's city of departure and no difference in value will be awarded)|
|10/30/15||$250 in PNC Park Concession Vouchers||$250 in PNC Park concession vouchers valid through September 29, 2016.||$250|
|10/31/15||$250 Sunoco Gift Card||$250 Sunoco Gift Card, subject to the terms and conditions associated with its use.||$250|
|11/1/15||$250 Rivers Casino Gift Card||$250 Rivers Casino Gift Card, subject to the terms and conditions associated with its use. Valid on dining only.||$250|
|11/2/15||Autographed Jersey and Baseball from Andrew McCutchen||One (1) jersey and one (1) baseball, each autographed by Andrew McCutchen.||$$825|
|11/3/15||$250 Vallozzi's Gift Card||One (1) $250 Vallozzi's gift card, subject to the terms and conditions associated with its use.||$250|
|11/4/15||Ceremonial First Pitch||Two tickets for Winner and one (1) guest for one (1) Pittsburgh Pirates 2016 regular season home game scheduled to be played on a date to be mutually agreed upon by Winner and Sponsor; and the opportunity for Winner to throw out the ceremonial first pitch prior to the game.||$250|
|11/5/15||Autographed Game-Used Baseball and Lineup Card||One (1) game-used baseball and one (1) game-used lineup card, each autographed by one (1) Pittsburgh Pirates player (player and games items were used in to be determined by Sponsor at its sole discretion and subject to availability).||$300|
|11/6/15||Four Season Ski Passes to Seven Springs Mountain Resort and Hidden Valley (Highlands Pass)||Four (4) adult Season Ski Passes for Seven Springs Mountain Resort & Hidden Valley (Highland Pass). Transportation, parking and lodging not included.||$2,276|
|11/7/15||Gameday Suite with $500 Food and Beverage Credit||Fifteen (15) suite tickets and four (4) standing room only tickets for Winner and up to eighteen (18) guests for one (1) 2016 Pittsburgh Pirates regular season "white" home game scheduled to be played on a date to be mutually agreed upon by Sponsor and Winner; $500 food and beverage credit for use in the suite during the game; and four (4) ballpark parking passes for use on the date of the game in a lot to be determined by Sponsor at its sole discretion.||$2,250|
|11/8/15||$250 Chick-fil-A Gift Card||One (1) $250 Chick-fil-A gift card, subject to the terms and conditions associated with its use.||$250|
|11/9/15||Autographed Jersey and Baseball from Josh Harrison||One (1) jersey and one (1) baseball, each autographed by Josh Harrison.||$575|
|11/10/15||Autographed Bat from current Pirates Player of your choice||One (1) autographed baseball bat signed by one (1) 2015 Pittsburgh Pirates player of Winner's choice, subject to availability.||$250|
|11/11/15||Dinner for four in Club Cambria plus game tickets||Four (4) Row C tickets for Winner and three (3) guests for one (1) Pittsburgh Pirates 2016 regular season home "white" game, subject to availability; and dinner for Winner and his/her three (3) guests in Club Cambria on the date of the game. Food and soft drinks only; no alcohol included.||$680|
|11/12/15||Trip for two to a 2016 Pirates Road Game - Game TBD||Two (2) tickets for Winner and one (1) guest for one (1) Pittsburgh Pirates 2016 away game scheduled to be played on a date and against an opponent to be determined by Sponsor at its sole discretion; one (1) $150 Sunoco gift card, subject to the terms and conditions associated with its use; and one (1)-night hotel accommodation in the city in which the opponent plays its home games (one  standard room, double occupancy) at a hotel to be determined by Sponsor at its sole discretion.||$2,000 (actual value may vary depending on the opponent selected and no difference in value will be awarded)|
PRIZE CONDITIONS: All Prize details, including, without limitation, the exact nature and duration of any experience, participation, or opportunity portion of any Prize, shall be determined in the sole and absolute discretion of Sponsor. No Prize includes tickets to any event or exhibition during the 2016 MLB All-Star Week other than as specifically set forth herein. Each Winner is fully responsible for any and all applicable federal, state, territory, provincial and local taxes (including income and withholding taxes). All costs and expenses associated with the 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 the sole responsibility of each individual Winner. The Prizes are non-transferable and non-assignable, with no cash redemptions except at Sponsor's sole and absolute discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute any Prize (or any portion thereof) with a prize of comparable or greater value at its sole and absolute discretion. Additional Prize Conditions Applicable To Prizes That Include Major League Baseball Game, Event Or Exhibition Tickets - UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED, AIR TRANSPORTATION AND GROUND TRANSSPORTATION TO/FROM THE GAME, EVENT, EXHIBITION, AIRPORT OR HOTEL AND LODGING NOT INCLUDED. Seat and suite locations at the game shall be determined in the sole discretion of Sponsor. 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 applicable Major League Baseball Club, as applicable, and may be subject to change. The terms and conditions of the tickets awarded as part of any Prize will govern in the event a legal game, event or exhibition, as defined by Major League Baseball, is not played or held, as applicable, 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 and venue, as applicable, 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 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, event or exhibition ticket(s). Additional Prize Conditions Applicable To All-Star Game and Spring Training Games Prizes - Ground transportation not included. Flight selection will be at the discretion of the Sponsor. Sponsor, at its sole discretion, reserves the right to provide ground transportation in lieu of air transportation if Winner resides within one hundred (100) miles of San Diego, CA or Bradenton, FL, as applicable, (and no additional compensation or substitution will be awarded for difference in prize value). Trips must be taken on dates specified by Sponsor or Prize will be forfeited and, at the sole discretion of Sponsor and time permitting, an alternate potential winner may be selected from among all remaining eligible entries received as of the applicable Drawing Date Deadline. If any game or any other Prize-related activity is canceled or postponed for any reason, the Prize will be awarded less applicable canceled or postponed portion of the Prize and Sponsor will substitute such portion with an item(s)/activity(s) of comparable or greater value as determined solely by Sponsor at its discretion. Travel and hotel accommodation restrictions apply. Travel arrangements must be made through Sponsor's agent and on a carrier of Sponsor's choice. Winner and guest must travel together on the same itinerary and are responsible for obtaining all necessary travel documents (e.g., valid photo I.D and/or passports or visas if applicable.) prior to travel. Travel tickets are subject to certain terms and conditions as specified by issuer.
NOTIFICATION: Each potential winner will be notified at the email address, postal address and/or telephone number (in the sole discretion of Sponsor) 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 twenty-four (24) hours of the time of issuance, declines the Prize for any reason or in the case of Canadian residents, incorrectly answers the skill testing question as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, a disqualification will result, the Prize 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 received as of the applicable Drawing Date Deadline. Each potential winner 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 two (2) business days of the date of issuance, and in the case of Canadian residents, correctly answer, without assistance of any kind, whether mechanical or otherwise, a time limited mathematical skill testing question which will be administered by Sponsor by telephone at a mutually agreeable time. 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 the Prize (or any portion thereof) 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 randomly selected from among all remaining eligible entries received as of the applicable Drawing Date Deadline.
WAIVER OF LIABILITY/PUBLICITY RELEASE: By participating in the Sweepstakes and submitting an entry, each entrant agrees to (a) be bound by these Official Rules, including all entry requirements, and (b) waive any and all claims against Sponsor, the other MLB Entities, Facebook, Apple, Inc. 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 portion thereof) or any travel or activity related to the receipt or use of any Prize (or any portion thereof). By entering this Sweepstakes, each entrant gives his/her express permission to be contacted by Sponsor and/or MLBAM by telephone, email and/or postal mail for Sweepstakes purposes. Each Winner, by acceptance of the Prize, grants to Sponsor, MLBAM and each of their respective designees the right to publicize such Winner's name, address (city and state/territory/province of residence), photograph, voice, statements and/or other likeness and prize information for advertising, promotional, 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, email 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; wireless service congestion; failures or malfunctions of phones, phone lines or telephone systems, wireless towers or cellular tower equipment; any error, omission, interruption, defect or delay in wireless or other transmission, processing, or communication; non-delivery; misdirected, blocked, or delayed email 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, wireless service, 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 Prizes 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 entrants' or to any other person's computer and/or wireless device 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 any representative of Sponsor and/or MLBAM 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 Sponsor, MLBAM and/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 its sole discretion. Released Parties (a) make no warranty, guaranty or representation of any kind concerning any Prize (or any portion thereof), and (b) disclaim any implied warranty. Sponsor's failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.
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 the 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. Sponsor and MLBAM also reserve the right, in their sole discretion, to modify these Official Rules for clarification purposes without materially affecting the terms and conditions of the Sweepstakes.
CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT 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 ENTRANT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ATTEMPT, 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 potential winner based on an email address, the winning entry will be declared made by the "Authorized Account Holder" of the email 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 email address for the domain associated with the submitted email address.
As a condition of entering this Sweepstakes, each entrant agrees that (i) any and all disputes, claims, controversies or causes of action arising out of or relating to this Sweepstakes, or any prizes awarded (each, a "Claim"), shall be (1) arbitrated on an individual basis only, and shall not be consolidated or joined with or in any arbitration or other proceeding involving a Claim of any other party, and (2) settled by binding arbitration in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania before a single arbitrator appointed by the American Arbitration Association in accordance with its then governing rules and procedures, and judgment on the award rendered by the arbitrator may be entered by any court having jurisdiction thereof; and (ii) under no circumstance will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental, consequential or any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses. These Official Rules shall be governed by and construed and interpreted in accordance with the laws of the State of Pennsylvania, U.S.A, applicable to contracts entered into and performed exclusively in that State.
Apple, Inc. is not a sponsor of, or responsible for conducting, the Sweepstakes. All entry data provided online is provided to MLBAM and not to Facebook. This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook.
WINNERS LIST: For a list of Winners' names, mail a request and a self-addressed stamped envelope to be received by December 31, 2015, to: 25 Prizes in 25 Days Sweepstakes Winners' List c/o Pittsburgh Pirates, 115 Federal Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15212.
SPONSOR: The Sponsor of this Sweepstakes is Pittsburgh Associates, 115 Federal Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15212.
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