CHEVY FAN SWEEPSTAKES (THE "SWEEPSTAKES")
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 FOR EACH APPLICABLE ENTRY PERIOD. 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") who are eighteen (18) years of age or older (except in the case of legal residents of certain states 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 Chevrolet Motor Division, General Motors LLC ("Sponsor"), Baltimore Orioles Limited Partnership ("Administrator"), the other MLB Entities (as defined below) 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 Properties, Inc., BAMTech, LLC, 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, and local laws, rules and regulations. Void where prohibited or restricted by law, rule or regulation.
HOW TO ENTER: The Sweepstakes will take place during four (4) Baltimore Orioles regular season baseball game homestands as outlined in the chart below (each, an "Entry Period"):
|Entry Period||Begins on:||Ends on:||Mail-in Entries Postmarked by:||Mail-in Entries received by:|
|1||May 29, 2017||June 7, 2017||June 7, 2017||June 10, 2017|
|2||June 16, 2017||June 22, 2017||June 22, 2017||June 26, 2017|
|3||June 30, 2017||July 2, 2017||July 3, 2017||July 6, 2017|
|4||July 14, 2017||July 23, 2017||July 24, 2017||July 27, 2017|
There are two (2) ways to enter the Sweepstakes during an applicable Entry Period; 1) Text Message: While attending a Baltimore Orioles game, text keyword "CHEVY" to the short code specified on the stadium jumbotron from your mobile device to receive one (1) entry in the Sweepstakes. Texts must be received during the Entry Period by the time specified on the jumbotron to be eligible for the applicable Entry Period's drawing. By sending a text message from your mobile phone, you will be providing prior written consent to receive messages about the Sweepstakes to that mobile phone by or on behalf of Sponsor and/or MLB Entities, including two (2) messages (one confirming text was received and second win or lose text at the conclusion of the applicable Entry Period). Text messages sent by auto-dialer. Your mobile phone must be capable of sending and receiving text messages to participate via this method. Text message and data rates may apply. Consent is not required as a condition of purchase. Text STOP to the short code provided to quit or text HELP to the short code provided for help. See your wireless carrier for text message rates and capabilities. Text message entries must be received by the conclusion of the applicable Entry Period to be eligible for such Entry Period's random drawing. For additional information on how your information will be collected and stored, visit http://mlb.mlb.com/mlb/help/contact_us.jsp. NOTE: You will be charged standard messaging and/or data rates for each text message sent from and received by your handset according to the terms of your wireless service agreement. You must be a wireless service subscriber with text messaging functionality to enter via this method. Check your phone capabilities for specific text messaging instructions. Text messaging is not available in all areas. OR 2) Mail-in: To receive one (1) entry without sending a text message or attending a Baltimore Orioles game, hand-print your complete name, mailing address, email address, daytime and evening numbers (area code included), and date of birth, and mail in a stamped, standard #10 envelope, addressed to: Chevy Fan Sweepstakes, Mike DeMars 333 W. Camden St. Baltimore, MD 21201. Mail-in entries must be postmarked and received by the dates specified in the chart above to be eligible for the applicable Entry Period's drawing. Limit one (1) entry per person per Entry Period, regardless of method of entry.
RANDOM DRAWINGS: One (1) potential winner for each Entry Period will be selected in a random drawing from among all eligible entries received for each applicable Entry Period (for a total of four (4) potential winners). The decisions of Sponsor are final and binding on all matters relating to this Sweepstakes. Odds of winning a prize depend on the total number of eligible entries received for the applicable Entry Period. Limit one (1) Prize per person, family or household throughout the Sweepstakes. All non-winning eligible entries from one drawing/Entry Period will not carry-over to or be eligible for any subsequent drawing/Entry Period.
WINNER NOTIFICATION: Each potential winner will receive a text message, email or phone call from Administrator at the conclusion of the Entry Period with instructions for them to contact the Administrator (the "Prize Notification"). Subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with the terms of these Official Rules, the potential winners will be declared official winners of the Sweepstakes (each, a "Winner" and collectively, the "Winners"). Failure to submit any identification required by Sponsor or Administrator 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 for the applicable Entry Period. If Administrator is unsuccessful to reach and speak directly with the potential winner by phone over a 48-hour period, potential winner cannot or does not wish to accept the Prize or is not in compliance with these Official Rules, such potential winner will be disqualified and, at Administrator's discretion, an alternate potential winner may be randomly selected and notified as per the procedures outlined above. Failure to collect or properly claim the Prize in accordance with these Official Rules will result in forfeiture of the Prize. If forfeited for any reason, Administrator will have no further obligation to such potential winner and may, at its sole discretion, randomly select an alternate potential winner by random drawing from among all remaining eligible entries received for the applicable Entry Period who will be notified as per the procedures outlined above.
PRIZES: Four (4) Prizes will be awarded (i.e., one (1) per Entry Period): Each Winner will receive one (1) autographed item determined by Sponsor and Administrator at their sole discretion signed by one (1) Baltimore Orioles player determined by Sponsor and Administrator at their sole discretion (each, a "Prize" and collectively, the "Prizes"). The Approximate Retail Value of each Prize: $60.
PRIZE CONDITIONS: All Prize details shall be determined in the sole and absolute discretion of Sponsor. The exact item and Baltimore Orioles player/personnel to autograph the item will be determined by Sponsor and Administrator, in their sole discretion. Value of autographed item will be subject to market fluctuations; any difference in value will not be awarded. Each Winner is fully responsible for any and all applicable federal, state, 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 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.
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 MLB Entities, 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, Administrator, MLBAM and each of their respective designees the right to publicize such Winner's name, address (city and state 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, inaccurate, misdirected, lost, misrouted, scrambled, delayed, undelivered, or garbled entries or text messages, 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 or text messages, the announcement of the Prizes or in any Sweepstakes-related materials, or the cancellation or postponement of any Major League Baseball game. 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 participants' 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, Administrator 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, Administrator, 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 Winner(s) for the drawing(s) at issue and award the Prize(s) by way of random drawing from among all non-suspect, eligible entries received for the applicable drawing(s) 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, ADMINISTRATOR, 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 a mobile phone number, the winning entry will be declared made by the Authorized Account Holder of the mobile phone number used to enter provided he/she is eligible according to these Official Rules. The "Authorized Account Holder" is defined as the natural person to whom the applicable mobile service provider has assigned the mobile phone number used to enter. In the event a winning account selected is a joint account, the Prize will be awarded in the name of the first-named account holder provided he/she is eligible according to these Official Rules. Proof to Sponsor's satisfaction of being the authorized account subscriber may be required by Sponsor.
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 New York County, New York 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 New York, U.S.A, applicable to contracts entered into and performed exclusively in that State.
WINNERS LIST: For a list of the Winners (available after 7/24/17), mail a request and a self-addressed stamped envelope to be received by 1/8/18, to: Orioles -Chevy Fan Sweepstakes Winner's Names, PO Box 2227, Buford, GA 30515-9227.
SPONSOR: The Sponsor of this Sweepstakes is Chevrolet Motor Division, General Motors LLC, 39 Old Ridgebury Rd., Suite 18, Danbury, CT 06810.
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