NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR TO WIN. MAKING A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. ALL FEDERAL, STATE, LOCAL AND MUNICIPAL
LAWS AND REGULATIONS APPLY. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.
2017 Football Fanatics Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) begins at 12:00 am a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) on Wednesday July 18, 2017 and ends at 11:59 am ET on Thursday, August 10, 2017 (the “Sweepstakes Period”).
The following publications (the “Publication” or “Publications”) are participating in this Sweepstakes: The Daytona Beach News-Journal and Flagler Palm Coast News-Tribune
The Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of the United States who are the age of majority in their state of residence at the time of entry (the “Entrant” or “Entrants”). Employees of GateHouse Media, LLC and CA Florida Holdings, Inc. or Meridian Enterprises DBA: Capital Marketing Concepts. (together, “Sponsor”) and each of their respective divisions, affiliates, parent companies, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies (including, in each case, immediate family members) are not eligible to enter the Sweepstakes. For purposes of this Sweepstakes, “immediate family members” is defined as spouses, siblings, parents, children, grandparents, and grandchildren, whether as "in-laws", or by current or past marriage, remarriage, adoption, co-habitation or other familial extension, and any other persons residing at the same household location, whether or not related. In order to enter the Sweepstakes or win a prize, the Entrant must comply fully with these Official Rules (the “Rules”), and by entering agrees to be bound by these Rules and the decisions of Sponsor, whose decisions shall be binding and final in all respects.
HOW TO ENTER THE SWEEPSTAKES AND SWEEPSTAKES RULES
One round of the Sweepstakes as follows (the “Round” or “Rounds”): During for the Round, Entrants are allowed one (1) Entry per day. Sponsor shall have the right, at any time and in its sole discretion, to immediately disqualify any Entrant that Sponsor suspects to be tampering
with the Entries, participation process, and operation of the Sweepstakes or otherwise. Any attempt to enter this Sweepstakes by using different email addresses, usernames, identities, or otherwise may disqualify such Entrant and may void all submissions made by such Entrant. Entrants may use only one (1) home address. Sponsor is not responsible for late, lost or misdirected Entries that are not timely received or are lost due to computer or electronic malfunctions or other error.
Entries for the Sweepstakes will not be accepted through e-mail, facsimile or hand or express mail delivery to the offices of one of the Publications. All entrants must call in to the respective number listed on the advertisements.
USE OF EMAIL ADDRESSES
By participating in this Sweepstakes, Entrants agree to opt-in to receive communications from the Sponsor, as well as a promotional offer. If Entrants choose to opt out of such future communications from Sponsor, they will be able to do so by following the instructions on any electronic communications sent by Sponsor. Upon opting-out, Sponsor will no longer send e-mail messages to the Entrant. An Entrant’s choice to opt
out will not affect the Entrant’s entry or chances in the Sweepstakes.
GRAND PRIZE DRAWING
All Entries in the Sweepstakes during the Sweepstakes Period will be entered in a random drawing (the “Grand Prize Drawing”) to be held on Friday, August 11, 2017. One (1) winner will be chosen in the Grand Prize Drawing (the “Grand Prize Winner”).
One Grand Prize Winner will be selected in the Sweepstakes.
One 2nd place winner and one 3rd place winner will also be randomly selected.
GRAND PRIZE WINNER
There will be one (1) Grand Prize Winner chosen in this Sweepstakes. The Grand Prize Winner will be awarded the following prize package:
Two (2) round trip airfare tickets, Tow (2) Night Hotel Stay (Hilton, Hyatt, Wyndam, Marriott), Plus
Two (2) tickets to game of choice for the 2017-2018 Football Season. Game selection includes any non-bowl game in the contiguous US (noting in Hawaii or Alaska), college or pro.
ARV of the Package is $1500.00.
Second & Third Place Prizes:
Selection of either a signed Tim Tebow football or a Signed Matt Ryan football.
ARV of each is $750.00 each
Sponsor is not responsible if selected events are delayed or cancelled. Sponsor is not responsible or liable in any manner if the Weekly Winner or the Grand Prize Winner (together, the “Winners”) are unable to accept or use all or any portion of the awarded prize package due to failure to qualify or comply with these Rules or any law, regulation or other rules that apply to acceptance, receipt or use of the prize package.
NOTIFICATION OF THE WINNERS AND PRIZE CLAIMING
The Winners will each be notified by phone and/or e-mail within forty-eight (48) hours after each of the drawings in accordance with the contact information supplied by the Entrant at the time of entry (the “Prize Notification”). If a potential winner does not respond to the Prize Notification within five (5) business days after the Prize Notification, Sponsor may select an alternate winner in a random drawing from all remaining eligible Entries.
The potential prize winners must each sign an Affidavit of Eligibility, Liability and Publicity Release (and any other documentation required by Sponsor in its sole discretion) within three (3) business days following the date of first attempted notification in order to be eligible to accept the prize. Failure to sign and return to Sponsor such forms within the requisite timeframe may result in disqualification.
After a potential Winner is verified by Sponsor, the prize will be sent to the Winner via certified mail, or the Winner may make alternate arrangements with Sponsor to pick up the prize at the offices of The Daytona Beach News-Journal during normal business hours.
In the event a potential winner is disqualified for any reason, Sponsor may award the applicable prize to an alternate winner by random drawing from among all remaining eligible Entries. Prizes are non-transferable, and no substitution of the prizes will be allowed, except at the sole discretion of Sponsor. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute prizes of equal or greater value should the featured prize, or any elements thereof, become unavailable. The prize has no cash value and may not be redeemed for cash at any time. All local, state and federal taxes incurred by accepting a prize will be the sole responsibility of the prize winner.
No compensation will be given for lost, stolen, mutilated or expired Tickets. Fulfillment of the tickets is the sole responsibility of the venue, not Sponsor. It is illegal to scalp any tickets won from Sponsor. If a prize winner is caught scalping tickets, he or she will be ejected from the venue and this will result in the winner’s disqualification from this and all future Sponsor sweepstakes and contests. The resale or auction
of Sponsor prizes or tickets will result in the winner’s disqualification from all future Sponsor sweepstakes and contests.
No compensation will be given for lost, stolen, mutilated or expired gift cards. Sponsor is not responsible for replacing lost, stolen, mutilated or expired gift cards. Fulfillment of gift cards is the sole responsibility of the merchant, not Sponsor, and is only redeemable at the specified locations. The gift card must be surrendered upon redemption and no photocopies or reproductions will be honored. All gift cards are subject to the terms and conditions regarding use, loss, theft, and redemption and all other terms and conditions established by the merchant providing that gift card. Any questions or issues regarding gift cards must be directed to the merchant customer service center, and will be handled exclusively by the merchant. All transactions, disputes, questions, and all other aspects of the relationship between any prize winner and merchant are solely the responsibility of the prize winner and merchant, and Sponsor and its affiliates have no responsibility for any such matters. Sponsor has not made and Sponsor is not responsible in any manner for any warranties, representations or guarantees, express or implied, in fact or law, relating to the gift cards, regarding the use, value or enjoyment of the gift cards, including, without limitation, merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.
ODDS OF WINNING
Odds of winning depend on the total number of eligible Entries received who answer the Question. Any and all decisions of Sponsor regarding the Sweepstakes are final.
By entering, Entrants agree to comply with these Rules and the decisions of Sponsor, which are binding and final, and release Sponsor, and each of its divisions, affiliates, parent companies, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies and anyone associated with the production of this Sweepstakes, and their respective directors, officers, employees and agents from any and all liability for any claims, injuries, losses or damages (including attorneys fees) of any kind arising out of their participation in this Sweepstakes or resulting from acceptance, possession, use or misuse of any prize. The potential prize winner waives the right to assert as a cost of winning the prize any and all costs of verification and redemption or travel to redeem said prize and waives any liability or claims (including attorneys fees) which might arise from redeeming or seeking to redeem said prize. In the event of non-compliance with these Rules, or if prize notification is returned to Sponsor as undeliverable, if prize is refused or cannot be accepted for any reason, the prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner will be selected in a random drawing. Upon forfeiture or refusal, no compensation will be given. Acceptance of prize constitutes permission to use the winner's name, photograph, likeness and/or statements attributed to winner regarding the Sweepstakes, for advertising and publicity purposes without further compensation or consent. All entries become the property of Sponsor. This Sweepstakes shall only be construed and evaluated according to the laws of the State of New York, without regard to the principles of conflicts of laws and submission of any entry constitutes acceptance of such laws.
This Sweepstakes is void where prohibited. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply.
It is the Entrant’s responsibility to enter in the appropriate manner. Each Entrant is responsible for all costs or charges involved in accessing the Website or the Pub Website (together, the “Sweepstakes Websites”) and warrants that the cost of accessing the Sweepstakes Websites, if any, is part of a larger agreement with an Internet Service Provider or some other means, and that the cost of this access is not an incremental cost.
If for any reason the internet portion of the program is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, 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. Should the Sweepstakes be terminated prior to May 15, 2016, the applicable Round winner and the Grand Prize Winner will be drawn at days-end from eligible entries received up to the time of cancellation. Sponsor assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communication line failure, theft, or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of entries. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, misdirected, illegible, damaged or undelivered entries. Sponsor is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunctions of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, services or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any email or entry to be received due to technical problems 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 related to or resulting from participation or downloading of any material in this Sweepstakes.
This Sweepstakes is not intended for gambling. If it is determined that an Entrant is using the Sweepstakes for gambling purposes, he/she will be disqualified and reported to authorities. Sponsor and its affiliates reserve the right to use any and all information related to the Sweepstakes,
including information on Entrants obtained through the Sweepstakes, for marketing purposes or any other purpose, unless prohibited by law.
Sponsor reserves the right to change, alter or amend these Official Rules, as necessary, in its sole discretion, at any time by posting updated Official Rules to the Sweepstakes Websites. An Entrant’s participation in this Sweepstakes after the posting date of revised Sweepstakes rules signifies notice and agreement to the revised Official Rules of this Sweepstakes.
NAMES OF WINNERS
To obtain the names of the winners, contact Jamie Brown, Marketing Director, Daytona Beach News-Journal at firstname.lastname@example.org by January 31, 2017.
CA Florida Holdings, Inc. d/b/a The Daytona Beach News-Journal, 175 Sully’s Trail, Pittsford, New York 14534
Meridian Enterprises DBA: Capital Marketing Concepts.
CA Florida Holdings, Inc. d/b/a The Daytona Beach News-Journal, 175 Sully’s Trail, Pittsford, New York 14534