Nascar Instant Win 9-5-10
INSTANT WIN GAME
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN A PRIZE. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
OPEN TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE FORTY EIGHT (48) CONTIGUOUS UNITED STATES AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA (EXCLUDING RESIDENTS OF PUERTO RICO AND US TERRITORIES AND POSSESSIONS) WHO ARE AT LEAST 18 YEARS OF AGE. VOID IN HAWAII, ALASKA AND WHEREVER PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW. INTERNET ACCESS REQUIRED.
1. Promotion Period: The M&M’S® PRETZEL INSTANT WIN GAME (the “Promotion”) commences at 10:00:01 AM Eastern Time (“ET”) on May 31, 2010, and ends at 9:59:59 AM ET on September 5, 2010 (the “Promotion Period”). All entries (“Entries”) must be received by 9:59:59 AM ET on September 5, 2010.
2. Sponsors/Administrator: The Promotion shall be administered by Brandmovers, Inc. (“BRANDMOVERS”) and sponsored by Turner Sports Interactive, Inc. and Mars Chocolate North America, LLC (collectively, “SPONSORS”).
3. Eligibility: The Promotion is only open to legal residents of the forty eight (48) contiguous United States and the District of Columbia who are at least 18 years of age at time of entry. Employees (and their immediate families (i.e., parents, spouse, children, siblings, grandparents, step parents, step children and step siblings and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and members of the same household, whether or not related) of BRANDMOVERS and SPONSORS, The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing, Inc. ("NASCAR") and their respective parents, subsidiaries, divisions, trustees, franchisees, participating vendors, distributors, advertising and promotion agencies and affiliated entities (collectively, with the Sponsors, the “Promotion Entities”) are not eligible to enter or win the Promotion.
4. How To Enter:
1. Register to play: The Instant Win Game (“Game”) is accessible by visiting http://community.nascar.com/mostcolorfulfans (“WEBSITE”), at any time during the Promotion Period, and registering by completing all required fields contained on the Website (“Registration”) and electronically agree to these Official Rules. Limit: one (1) Game entry per email address per day.
2. How to play: Follow the links and on-screen instructions to play the Game for the chance to win one (1) $50 preloaded Gift Card (a “Game Prize”) (ARV $50 USD each). The Game results will be displayed instantly and Participants will be notified immediately on-screen if they are potential winners of the Game.
3. Any attempt by any person to obtain more than the stated number of Game plays by using multiple/different email addresses, identities, registrations and logins, or any other methods will void that person’s Game plays and such person may be disqualified by SPONSORS in their sole discretion. Automated means of entry and/or Game play and entries and/or Game plays by any means which subvert the entry and/or Game play process are prohibited and all such entries and/or Game plays will be void.
4. ALL POTENTIAL WINNING GAME PLAYS ARE SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION BY SPONSORS, WHOSE DECISIONS ARE FINAL AND BINDING. A PARTICIPANT IS NOT A WINNER OF ANY PRIZE, EVEN IF THE GAME SHOULD SO INDICATE, UNLESS AND UNTIL PARTICIPANT'S ELIGIBILITY AND THE POTENTIAL WINNING GAME PLAY HAS BEEN VERIFIED AND PARTICIPANT HAS BEEN NOTIFIED THAT VERIFICATION IS COMPLETE. SPONSORS WILL NOT ACCEPT SCREEN SHOTS OR OTHER EVIDENCE OF WINNING IN LIEU OF ITS VALIDATION PROCESS. ANY GAME PLAY THAT OCCURS AFTER THE SYSTEM HAS FAILED FOR ANY REASON IS DEEMED A DEFECTIVE PLAY AND IS VOID AND WILL NOT BE HONORED.
5. Promotion Prizes:
1. Game Prizes: One hundred (100) Game Prizes will be awarded. There will be a total of One Hundred (100) random, pre-determined computer-generated winning times seeded over the course of the Promotion Period as indicated below. If your Game entry is the first one received on or after one of those predetermined times, you will be eligible to win the Game Prize designated to that time, subject to meeting the eligibility requirements provided herein, and will be notified immediately on-screen. All entries are subject to verification, confirmation and compliance with these Official Rules. Odds of winning a Game Prize will depend on the time your entry is received and the total number of eligible entries received. Game Prizes are subject to the terms and conditions of their issuer(s), including redemption policies and the laws and regulations of the applicable winner’s jurisdiction of residence. Limit: one (1) Game Prize per email address. Please allow 6-8 weeks for delivery of prize.
The total value of Game Prizes available to be won in this Promotion is $5,000 USD.
6. Prize Notification:
1. Game Prize Winner: If you have been notified on-screen that you are a Game winner, your Game Prize will be mailed to the address provided in connection with your Registration. SPONSORS are not responsible for programming, coding, or other web production errors and SPONSORS may rescind, cancel or revoke the Game based on any such error without liability at their sole discretion. If by reason of programming or other error, more Game Prizes are claimed than the number set forth in these Official Rules, all persons making purportedly valid claims will be included in a random drawing to award the advertised number of Game Prizes available. No more than the advertised number of Game Prizes will be awarded. Game winners may be required to sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility/Liability and Publicity Release (where legal) within the time period specified by SPONSORS. In the event of non-compliance within this time, Game Prize will be forfeited, except where prohibited. By participating, Game participants agree to abide by and be bound by the Official Rules and all decisions of SPONSORS and to waive any right to claim ambiguity in these Official Rules. All properly claimed Game Prizes will be awarded and delivered to verified Game winners.
7. General Terms: Entrants and Game participants (collectively, the “Promotion Participants”) assume all risk of loss, damage, destruction, delay or misdirection of materials/mail/email submitted to SPONSORS. Promotion Participants agree to these Official Rules and to all decisions of SPONSORS, or their designated agent, which are final and legally binding in all respects, and further agree that all prizes are awarded upon the condition that the Promotion Entities or any of their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, officers, directors, partners, principals, partnerships, employees or agents shall have no liability whatsoever and shall be held harmless for any injuries, losses, or damages of any kind to persons or property, including death, sustained, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, in connection with or resulting from acceptance, possession or use/misuse of any prize, or participation in this Promotion or participation in any Promotion-related activities and further acknowledge that said parties have neither made, nor are 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 merchantability, quality, mechanical condition or fitness for a particular purpose. As a condition of participating, Promotion Participants agree that (1) under no circumstances will Promotion Participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and Promotion Participant hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental, consequential or any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, (2) all causes of action arising out of or connected with this Promotion, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action and shall be resolved exclusively by arbitration under the rules of the American Arbitration Association; and (3) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Promotion, but in no event attorney’s fees.
SPONSORS reserve the right, in their sole discretion, without prior notice and at any time, to cancel, terminate or suspend this Promotion, or any portion thereof, should virus, bugs, non-authorized human intervention or other causes beyond the control of SPONSORS corrupt or impair the administration, integrity or security of the Promotion (including but not limited to attempts to hack into or otherwise tamper with underlying source code/programming of the Game). The SPONSORS and their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, officers, directors, partners, principals, partnerships, employees or agents are not responsible for hardware, software or telephone failures of any kind, traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website or any combination thereof, lost network connections, incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmissions, whether caused by SPONSORS, users or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Promotion or by technical or human error which may occur and/or which may damage a user’s system or limit a Promotion Participant's ability to participate and/or redeem prizes in the Promotion. The SPONSORS reserve the right, at their sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the Promotion, violates these Official Rules or otherwise engages in fraudulent or offensive conduct with respect to this Promotion. Caution: Any attempt to deliberately damage any website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Promotion is a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, SPONSORS reserve the right to seek damages from any such Promotion Participants to the fullest extent of the law.
The laws of the State of Georgia shall exclusively govern the Promotion. By accepting prizes, winners agree that SPONSORS may use each winner's name, likeness, photograph and/or biographical information, without limitation, for promotional purposes without further consideration or payment, where permitted by law. All expenses not specified herein are the winners’ responsibility. Taxes on and in connection with all prizes are the sole responsibility of each winner. Prizes are not transferable. No prize, cash or other substitutions allowed except at SPONSORS’ sole discretion or as otherwise provided herein. SPONSORS reserve the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value if an advertised prize becomes unavailable. SPONSORS’ failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision. Should any provision of these Official Rules be deemed unenforceable or invalid, the other provisions of these Official Rules shall remain in full force and effect. In the event that this Promotion is challenged by any legal or regulatory authority (including but not limited to any federal or state governmental authority), SPONSORS reserve the right to discontinue or modify the Promotion, as applicable, or to disqualify any Promotion Participants residing in any affected geographic areas, as applicable. In such event, SPONSORS shall have no liability to any Promotion Participants who are disqualified due to such an action.
9. Request for Names of Prize Winners and Official Rules: For the names of the Prize Winners and/or Official Rules, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to: M&M’S® PRETZEL INSTANT WIN GAME c/o Brandmovers, P O Box 94079, Atlanta, GA 30377. All requests for a copy of the Official Rules and the names of prize winners must be made by October 3, 2010. Please note on the front left- hand corner of your outer envelope whether you are requesting “Official Rules” or the names of the “Prize Winners.” Vermont residents may omit return postage if requesting a set of Official Rules.
10. Sponsors: This Promotion is co-sponsored by Turner Sports Interactive, Inc., having a place of business at 1050 Techwood Dr. NW, Atlanta, GA 30318 and Mars Chocolate North America, LLC having a place of business at 800 High Street, Hackettstown, NJ 07840.