NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. No purchase or payment of any money is necessary to enter.
SWEEPSTAKES PERIOD: The "Spark the A's Giveaway" ("Sweepstakes") begins at 12:01 AM Pacific Daylight Savings Time ("PDT") on June 21, 2012 with online entry beginning at 12:01 AM Pacific Daylight Savings Time ("PDT") on July 23, 2012, and ends at 11:59 PM PDT on September 4, 2012 ("Sweepstakes Period").
SPONSOR: General Motors LLC., 100 Renaissance Center, Detroit, Michigan 48265.
ADMINISTRATOR: All Terrain Productions, Inc., 2675 West Grand Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60612-1144.
AGREEMENT TO THE OFFICIAL RULES: By participating in the Sweepstakes, all entrants fully and unconditionally agree to and accept these Official Rules and the Sponsor's and Administrator's decisions which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes. Winning a prize (described below) is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.
PRIZES AND THE VALUE OF THE PRIZES. A. Five (5) 2012 Spark the A's Giveaway Prizes: The Spark the A's Giveaway Prize includes: (a) five (5) tickets for the winner and four (4) guests to attend one (1) Oakland Athletics regular season home game (date of game to be determined by Sponsor and Administrator) - approximate retail value ("ARV") of each ticket is $80.00; (b) two (2) parking passes for the determined game â ARV of each pass is $8.00; and (c) two (2) tickets for the winner and one (1) guest to attend the Oakland Athletics game of September 16, 2012 (the "Grand Prize Game") at which the winner will be entered as a finalist in a random drawing to win the Grand Prize. ARV of Spark the A's Giveaway Prize is $336.00
Each Spark the A's Giveaway Prize Winner's companions must be 18 years of age or older (or of legal age of majority in their jurisdictions of residence) unless accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. The dates and times of Major League Baseball games, events and exhibitions are determined in the sole discretion of the Office of the Commissioner of Baseball or the Oakland Athletics, as applicable, and may be subject to change. The terms and conditions of the tickets awarded as part of the Spark the A's Giveaway Prize shall govern in the event that 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. The Spark the A's Giveaway Prize Winners and their guests agree to comply with all applicable ballpark regulations in connection with the Prize.
Sponsor and the applicable MLB Entities (defined below) reserve the right to remove or to deny entry to any Spark the A's Giveaway Prize Winner or guest who engages in a non-sportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or exhibits any intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person at the game, event or exhibition. Major League Baseball game, event and exhibition tickets awarded as part of the Spark the A's Giveaway Prize 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 ticket(s). The Sweepstakes Entities (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.
No lodging will be included for the Spark the A's Giveaway Prize. TRANSPORTATION TO AND FROM ANY SPARK THE A'S GIVEAWAY PRIZE GAMES OR GRAND PRIZE GAME IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF WINNER AND IS NOT INCLUDED. All costs and expenses associated with prize acceptance and use not described herein as being provided, including but not limited to gratuities and other expenses incurred by accepting the Spark the A's Giveaway Prize Game are the sole responsibility of the winner.
B. One (1) Grand Prize: One (1) CHEVROLET SPARK® automobile (manufacturer's suggested retail price of no more than $14,995) (the "Grand Prize" or "Vehicle"). If the Chevrolet model selected by Sponsor has a manufacturer's suggested retail price of less than $14,995, the winner of the Grand Prize will NOT receive the difference in prize value. The winner of the Grand Prize is responsible for vehicle registration, license, title and insurance fees and for all costs associated with any available upgrade or option packages and any other expenses related to the acceptance and use of the Grand Prize not specified herein. Winner must pick up vehicle at participating Chevrolet dealership near his/her residence, as designated by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Sponsor and Administrator shall not be responsible for delays in delivery of vehicle; delivery is subject to availability. The winner of the Grand Prize must take delivery of the Vehicle within 30 days of notice of availability. The winner of the Grand Prize must a have valid U.S. driver's license and evidence of legally required insurance to take delivery. The Vehicle awarded may differ from any vehicle shown in promotional materials. The Vehicle's color, options and equipment will be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. ARV of Grand Prize is $14,995. The ARV of all prizes is $16,675.
HOW TO ENTER: There are three ways to enter the Sweepstakes: online, by mail, or on-site. No other method of entry will be accepted.
Mail-in Method: Enter the Sweepstakes by mailing a 3" by 5" note card on which you have hand-printed your full name, city, state, ZIP code, phone number with area-code, date of birth, valid email address (optional) and the words "SPARK THE A's GIVEAWAY" with proper postage affixed to Spark The A's Giveaway, 2675 West Grand Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60612-1144. MAIL ENTRIES MUST BE POSTMARKED BY August 27, 2012, AND RECEIVED BY September 4, 2012. Incomplete or inaccurate mail-in entries are void.
Mail-in Entries will not be acknowledged or returned. Sponsor, Administrator and the MLB Entities assume no responsibility for lost, mutilated, late or misdirected entries. Email addresses provided via the mail-in method will be used for prize notification purposes only; however, eligibility to participate in the Sweepstakes is not dependent upon entrant's provision of this information.
Online: Enter the Sweepstakes online by visiting www.oaklandathletics.com/chevyspark (the "Website") during the Sweepstakes Period and clicking on the Sweepstakes banners, buttons or links to access the online entry form for the Sweepstakes. Entrants must fully complete and submit all non-optional data requested on the online entry form to be eligible. Incomplete or inaccurate online entries are void. By successfully transmitting a completed online entry form as directed, you will be entered in the Sweepstakes.
On-site Entry: By filling out: (a) the "Business Reply Card" entry form; (b) the "Electronic Data Capture" entry form; or (c) the "Mobile QR Code" entry form at Chevrolet displays located at select Oakland Athletics games. Entrants must complete in full and submit all non-optional data requested on the entry form to be eligible. Incomplete entries are void.
Limit: one (1) entry per person and per email address regardless of method of entry used. Additional entries beyond the specified limit will be void.
TIMING OF DRAWINGS AND NOTIFICATION TO WINNERS. One winner of a Spark the A's Giveaway Prize (each, a "Spark the A's Giveaway Prize Winner") will be determined at random drawings (each, a "Drawing") on or about the following dates: July 6, 2012 (two Drawings will occur on this date), July 24, 2012, August 7, 2012 and September 8, 2012 (each a "Drawing Date") for a total of five (5) Spark the A's Giveaway Prize Winners. Non-winning eligible entries from one Drawing will carry over to subsequent Drawings. Each Spark the A's Giveaway Prize Winner will be notified by phone, email or mail (in the sole discretion of Sponsor or Administrator, as applicable) within the two days following the date of the applicable Drawing (the "Prize Notification"). If any Spark the A's Giveaway Prize Winner does not respond to such Prize Notification within 72 hours of the time of issuance, disqualification and prize forfeiture will result and a second-chance drawing will occur at the time of the next scheduled drawing. Participants in any second-chance drawing will consist of all eligible non-winning entries received as of the applicable Drawing Date. Each Spark the A's Giveaway Prize Winner may be required to execute, have notarized and return an affidavit of eligibility and release of liability and, unless prohibited by law, publicity, within 72 hours of the time of issuance. Failure to submit any identification required by Sponsor or to return any required documents within the specified time period, non-compliance with these Official Rules or the return of the prize or Prize Notification as undeliverable may result in disqualification and prize forfeiture.
Each of the Five Spark the A's Giveaway Prize Winners will be automatically entered as a finalist in a random drawing to win the Grand Prize (the "Grand Prize Drawing"). The Drawing for the Grand Prize will take place at the Grand Prize Game on September 16, 2012. In the event the Grand Prize Game is cancelled, the Grand Prize will be awarded on the rescheduled game date of the original Grand Prize Game. If by chance Grand Prize game is not rescheduled or the rescheduled game is cancelled, the Grand Prize will not be awarded. Each Spark the A's Giveaway Prize Winner must be present at the Grand Prize Game to win. If any Spark the A's Giveaway Prize Winner cannot attend the Grand Prize Game, he or she may send a representative who is over the age of 18 in his or her place. If any confirmed Spark the A's Giveaway Prize Winner fails to appear at the Grand Prize Game for any reason, Sponsor may in its sole discretion appoint a person to act as a Proxy on the Spark the A's Giveaway Prize Winner's behalf. This person ("Proxy") must follow the same conditions that the Spark the A's Giveaway Prize Winner would have, and if the Proxy wins the Grand Prize it will be awarded to the Spark the A's Giveaway Prize Winner, not the Proxy.
ODDS OF WINNING. Odds of winning will depend upon the number of eligible entries received as of the applicable Drawing Date from all entry methods.
ELIGIBILITY. The Sweepstakes is open only to persons who, at the time of entry, are 18 years or older or the age of majority in their state of residence, whichever is older and legal residents of any of the 50 United States (except residents of Florida, New York and Rhode Island) or the District of Columbia. Employees, directors and officers and their immediate families (husbands, wives, brothers, sisters, parents and children and their spouses) and household members (whether or not related) of Sponsor; Oakland Athletics Baseball; the City of Oakland; Aramark; AEG Merchandise; Contemporary Services Corporation; News Corporation; Administrator; Jack Morton Worldwide; the MLB Entities and each of their respective parents, subsidiaries and affiliates, and any and all other companies involved in the implementation and execution of the Sweepstakes or otherwise associated with the Sweepstakes (collectively the "Sweepstakes Entities") 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.; MLB Advanced Media DH,LLC; Major League Baseball Enterprises, Inc.; Major League Baseball Properties, Inc.; the Major League Baseball Clubs; The MLB Network, LLC; Tickets.com, Inc.; SportsOnEarth, LLC and each of their respective subsidiaries or affiliated entities, any entity that now or in the future is controlled by or is under the common control of the Major League Baseball Clubs or the Office of the Commissioner of Baseball, and the directors, officers, employees and agents of the above entities.
WINNERS' LIST. For the names of the winners, please send a self-addressed and stamped envelope to "Spark The A's Giveaway" Sweepstakes, 2675 West Grand Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60612-1144. Requests for winners' names must be received by December 1, 2012. Allow Five to six weeks for delivery of the list. Vermont residents may omit return postage.
GENERAL PRIZE RESTRICTIONS. The prizes are subject to availability and are subject to change. The prizes may not be transferred, assigned, changed or redeemed for cash, except by the Sponsor, who reserves the right to substitute the prize in whole or in part with another prize of comparable or greater value if the intended prize is not available for any reason as determined by the Sponsor in its sole discretion. Any and all taxes (including but not limited to federal, state, local or income taxes) are the sole responsibility of the winner. Each Spark the A's Giveaway Prize Winner will be required to provide his or her Social Security number and appropriate tax documentation for tax reporting purposes. Sponsor will file where required an IRS Form 1099 with the Internal Revenue Service for the fair market value of any prize.
GENERAL CONDITIONS AND RELEASE. Except where prohibited by law, by participating, each entrant (a) agrees to release General Motors LLC., Sweepstakes Entities, and each of their respective parents, affiliated companies, subsidiaries, directors, officers, agents, employees, managers, 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 from any and all liability for any claims, costs, injuries, losses or damages of any kind that may occur, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, by their participation in this Sweepstakes, including the unauthorized or illegal access to personally identifiable or sensitive information or the acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of any prize or any travel or activity related to the receipt or use of any prize; (b) if selected as the Winner, consents to the use by Sponsor, the MLB Entities and each of their respective designees, of the winner's names, hometown, photograph, voice, or other likenesses and prize information for promotion, advertising and marketing purposes in any media or format now known or hereafter devised, throughout the world, in perpetuity, without additional compensation or consideration, notification or permission, unless prohibited by law, and upon request will provide written confirmation of such consent; and (c) ACKNOWLEDGES THAT NONE OF THE SWEEPSTAKES ENTITIES OR ANYONE ELSE HAS EITHER MADE, OR IS IN ANY MANNER RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR, ANY WARRANTY, REPRESENTATION OR GUARANTEE, EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, IN FACT OR IN LAW, RELATIVE TO ANY PRIZE INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ITS QUALITY OR AVAILABILITY. Neither any of the Sweepstakes Entities nor any service providers are responsible for incorrect or inaccurate transcription of entry information, or for any human or other error, technical malfunctions, lost or delayed data or voice transmission, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, line failures of any telephone network, computer equipment, software, inability to access any online service or website or to complete a telephone call or facsimile transaction, or any other error or malfunction, or late, lost or misdirected mail, or any injury or damage to an entrant's or any other person's computer related to or resulting from participation in this Sweepstakes. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE ASSOCIATED WITH THIS SWEEPSTAKES, TAMPER WITH THE ENTRY PROCESS, OR OTHERWISE UNDERMINE THE CONTENT OR LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE 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 AND THE APPLICABLE MLB ENTITIES AND THEIR RESPECTIVE AGENTS RESERVE THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS' FEES) AND OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY SUCH ENTRANT OR INDIVIDUAL(S) RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ATTEMPT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. No failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall constitute a waiver of that provision. If for any reason the Sweepstakes (or any portion thereof) is not capable of being executed as planned, or in the case of infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, action of entrants, technical failures or any other causes that in the opinion of Administrator, Sponsor or any of the applicable MLB Entities, corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes (or any portion thereof), Administrator and any of the MLB Entities reserve the right in their sole discretion to disqualify any suspect entry or entrant and to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes (or any portion thereof). In the event of any cancellation, termination or suspension, notice thereof will be posted at the Website and the determination of the prize winners will be made from among all eligible, non-suspect entries received as of the date of such termination, cancellation or suspension, as Administrator determines in its sole discretion. Entrants not complying with all rules are subject to disqualification. In the event of a dispute regarding online entry, entry will be deemed made by the authorized account holder of an established e-mail account associated with the entry. "Authorized account holder" is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an email address by an Internet Access provider, online service provider, or other organization (e.g., business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address.
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