Southern Living "South's Best Tailgate Party" Sweepstakes
08/15/2012 – 10/01/2012
NOTICE TO ONLINE ENTRANTS
In the event of a dispute over the identity of an online entrant, entry will be deemed submitted by the "Authorized Account Holder" of the e-mail address submitted at time of entry. Authorized Account Holder means the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. Entry materials/data that have been tampered with or altered, or mass entries or entries generated by a script, macro or use of automated devices are void. The Sponsor is not responsible for: (i) lost, late, misdirected, damaged or illegible entries; or (ii) error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operations or transmission, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or alterations of entry materials, or for technical, network, telephone equipment, electronic, computer, hardware or software malfunctions of any kind, or inaccurate transmission of or failure to receive entry information by Sponsor on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any web site or any combination thereof; or (iii) any injury or damage to entrant's or any other person's computer related to or resulting from participating in the Sweepstakes. By participating in the Sweepstakes, you (i) agree to be bound by these official rules, including all eligibility requirements, and (ii) agree to be bound by the decisions of Sponsor and the independent judging organization, which are final and binding in all matters relating to the Sweepstakes. Failure to comply with these official rules may result in disqualification from the Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right to: (i) permanently disqualify from any Sweepstakes it sponsors any person it believes has intentionally violated these official rules; and (ii) withdraw the online method of entry if it becomes technically corrupted (including if a computer virus or system malfunction inalterably impairs its ability to conduct the Sweepstakes), and to select winners from among all eligible entries received prior to withdrawal.
LEGAL WARNING: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN INDIVIDUAL, WHETHER OR NOT AN ENTRANT, TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE, DESTROY, TAMPER OR VANDALIZE THIS WEB SITE OR INTERFERE WITH THE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES, IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES AND DILIGENTLY PURSUE ALL REMEDIES AGAINST ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
Eligibility: The Southern Living "South's Best Tailgate Party" Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the 50 United States, and the District of Columbia, age 18 or older at the time of entry. Void outside the US, in Puerto Rico, and wherever else prohibited by law. Employees of TI Media Solutions, Inc. (the "Sponsor"), its subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, and the immediate family members of, and/or those living in the same household of each, are not eligible to enter. Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations.
Entry: There are 2 ways to enter.
Method #2: To enter via mobile phone ("wireless phone"), use your web-enabled mobile device (the "Smartphone") to download the free Digimarc Discover code reader application from digimarc.com or the iTunes® App StoreSM, open the Digimarc code reader, look for your favorite school and scan the text in the September 2012 issue of Southern Living Magazine, hold the smartphone's camera over your the school text that you will be voting for to be taken to the corresponding Sweepstakes entry page and follow all entry instructions to complete and submit the mobile entry form ("Mobile Entry"). Message and data rates may apply. All Wireless entries must be received between 12:01 PM Eastern Time ("ET") on Wednesday, August 15, 2012, and 11:59 PM ("ET") on Monday, October 1, 2012 (the "Sweepstakes Entry Period").
Important Notice for mobile means of entry. Incomplete or inaccurate entries shall be deemed void. Entrant's wireless service provider may charge entrant for data usage, and entrant shall be responsible for any and all costs associated with this form of entry. Please consult your wireless service provider regarding their pricing plans. Entrant must be a wireless service subscriber with data usage and text messaging service using a participating service provider in order to enter via this method. Not all wireless phone providers carry the necessary service to participate. Check your phone and service capabilities for specific mobile internet instructions.
Method #1 Online and Method #2 Mobile Limit: One (1) Online Entry or Mobile Entry per email address per day except on gameday Saturdays, where each Entrant who enters on each Saturday during the Sweepstakes Entry Period will receive two entries and the school they voted for will receive two votes each Saturday.
Method #3: Mail a postcard, including your name and complete address, to: Southern Living "The South's Best Tailgate Party" Sweepstakes, c/o The US Sweepstakes & Fulfillment Co., 625 Panorama Trail, Suite 2100, Rochester, NY 14625. Each postcard must be mailed separately and must be postmarked between Wednesday, August 15, 2012 and Monday, October 1, 2012, and received by Tuesday, October 9, 2012. You may enter as many times as you wish by mail. Photocopied, illegible, or mechanically reproduced entries are not eligible. All entries become the property of the Sponsor and will not be returned or acknowledged. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, damaged, misdirected or postage-due mailed entries.
Prize/Approximate Retail Value ("ARV")/Odds: There will be One (1) Grand Prize for $2,500 Cash. Total ARV of Grand Prize $2,500.
Odds of winning will depend upon the total number of eligible entries received, but is estimated at 1:10,000.
Random Drawing: The winner will be selected in a random drawing taking place on or about Monday, October 15, 2012 from among all eligible entries received. They will take place at the offices of US Sweepstakes & Fulfillment Company, an independent agent of the Sponsor whose decisions are final.
Grand Prize winner will be notified by email, and will be required to sign and return, within ten (10) days of winner notification, an Affidavit of Eligibility, a Liability Waiver, and where allowable, a Publicity Release (collectively, "the Releases"). Noncompliance will result in disqualification and an alternate winner will be selected. Prize will be awarded within approximately Forty-five (45) days after the winner is verified.
If a prize notification or prize is returned as undeliverable, it will result in disqualification, and the prize will be awarded to an alternate winner in a separate random drawing. If a winner is otherwise eligible under these Official Rules, but is nevertheless deemed a minor in his or her state of primary residence, his/her prize will be awarded in the name of his/her parent or legal guardian who must execute the Releases on the minor winner's behalf. Prize is non-assignable or transferable to another individual, except to a surviving spouse.
Prize Conditions: All prize details are at the sponsor's sole discretion. Prize is non-assignable or transferable. No substitution is permitted except if prize or prize component is unavailable, in which case a prize of equal or greater value will be awarded. Any other incidental expenses on prize not specified herein are the sole responsibility of each winner. Except where prohibited by law, entry and acceptance of prize constitute permission to use each winner's name, prize won, hometown, likeness for purposes of advertising, promotion and publicity (including online posting) in any and all media now or hereafter known throughout the world in perpetuity, without additional compensation, notification or permission.
The winner is responsible for all federal, state and local taxes, if applicable. Entry and acceptance of any prize constitutes permission for Sponsor or their agent(s) to use winner's name, prize won, hometown and likeness for online posting and promotional purposes without further compensation, except where prohibited by law.
Winner acknowledges that the Sponsor and all other businesses affiliated with this Sweepstakes and their agents do not make, nor are in any manner responsible for any warranty, representations, expressed or implied, in fact or in law, relative to the quality, conditions, fitness or merchantability of any aspect of the prize being offered. Entry and acceptance of any prize constitutes permission for Sponsor or their agent(s) to use winner's name, prize won, hometown and likeness for online posting and promotional purposes without further compensation, except where prohibited by law. Prize is guaranteed to be awarded.
General: Participating entrants agree to these Official Rules and the decisions of The US Sweepstakes & Fulfillment Company and the Sponsor, and release the Sponsor, Thomasville and their affiliated companies, and all other businesses involved in this Sweepstakes, as well as the employees, officers, directors and agents of each, from all claims and liability relating to their participation in the promotion, and the acceptance and use/misuse of the prize offered. Winner assumes all liability for any injury or damage caused or claimed to be caused, by participation in this Sweepstakes or use/misuse or redemption of the prize. Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the Sweepstakes or in the announcement of the prize.
Wireless: If for any reason this Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned due to an infection by a computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of the Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, the Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process, and to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes, at which time, Sponsor will conduct a random drawing from among all eligible entries received at the time of the Sweepstakes termination. The Sponsor assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries. The Sponsor is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunctions of any telephone network or telephone lines, computer on-line systems, servers, or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any e-mail or entry to be received by the Sponsor due to technical problems, human error or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any Web site, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to participant's or any other person's computer relating to or resulting from participating in this Sweepstakes or downloading any materials in this Sweepstakes.
SPONSOR IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR INCOMPATIBILITY OF ENTRANT'S HARDWARE, SOFTWARE OR BROWSER TECHNOLOGY WITH SPONSOR'S HARDWARE, SOFTWARE OR BROWSER TECHNOLOGY. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEB SITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES OR OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON(S) RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ATTEMPT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
Sponsor may ask any entrant or potential winner to provide Sponsor with proof that such party is the authorized account holder of the wireless phone associated with the entry.
Official Rules: To request a copy of the Official Rules, see www.southernliving.com/tailgate, or send a self-addressed, stamped envelope by Monday, October 15, 2012, to: Southern Living "South's Best Tailgate Party" Sweepstakes, Rules Request, PO Box 25466, Rochester, NY 14625.
Winner Confirmation: For a written confirmation of the winner (available after Monday, October 15, 2012), send a stamped, self-addressed envelope (no later than Monday, November 12, 2012), to Southern Living "South's Best Tailgate Party" Sweepstakes, Winner Confirmation Request, PO Box 25466, Rochester, NY 14625.
Sponsor: TI Media Solutions, Inc., 1271 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10020.
|PRIZE||RETAIL VALUE||NUMBER OF PRIZES||ODDS|
|One (1) Grand Prize||$2,500||1||1 in 10,000|
You Have Not Yet Won. All entries have the same chance of winning. No one will know who the winner is until after the Sweepstakes ends.
Entry is Free. You don't have to buy anything to enter. Just fill out the fields in the online entry form and submit.
Enter as Often as You Like by Mail. Simply mail a postcard including your name, complete address, telephone number and email address to: Southern Living "South's Best Tailgate Party" Sweepstakes, c/o The US Sweepstakes & Fulfillment Co., 625 Panorama Trail, Suite 2100, Rochester, NY 14625. Each postcard must be mailed separately and must be postmarked between Wednesday, August 15, 2012 and Monday, October 1, 2012, and received by Tuesday, October 9, 2012. Each postcard must be mailed separately. It is not necessary to await receipt of an entry form.
Buying Won't Help You Win. Chances of winning without making a purchase are the same as the chances of someone who buys something.
Entry Deadline/Sweepstakes Closing Date. To be eligible to win each prize offered in this Sweepstakes, your entry must be received by the applicable Entry Deadline stated in this communication. If there is no Entry Deadline stated, your entry must be received by the Final Sweepstakes Closing Date of 10/1/2012.
Void outside the US, in Canada, Puerto Rico, and wherever else prohibited.