PITCH FOR SPRING TRAINING SWEEPSTAKES
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. MAKING A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook, Inc (“Facebook”). Facebook is not affiliated with the Sponsor in any way.
OVERVIEW/ SWEEPSTAKES PERIOD:
The U.S. Cellular “Pitch for Spring Training” Sweepstakes (the “
”), sponsored by U.S. Cellular (“
”) begins at 12:00 am Central Time (“
”) on September 3, 2019 and ends at 11:59 pm CT on October 1, 2019 (the “
”). The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. By participating, you agree to abide by, and be bound by, these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which shall be final and binding in all matters relating to the Sweepstakes.
The Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and District of Columbia (“
”) who are eighteen (18) years of age or older (except in the case of legal residents of certain jurisdictions 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 of Sponsor, Milwaukee Brewers Baseball Club, Limited Partnership (“
”), the other MLB Entities (as defined below), their respective parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, authorized agents, sales representatives, distributors, advertising and promotional agencies, anyone associated with the development, implementation or execution of this Sweepstakes, and members of the immediate families (defined as including spouse, biological, adoptive and step-parents, grandparents, siblings, children and grandchildren, and each of their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) or households (whether related or not) of any of the above are NOT eligible to participate in this Sweepstakes. The “
” shall mean the Office of the Commissioner of Baseball (“
”), its Bureaus, Committees, Subcommittees and Councils, MLB Advanced Media, L.P. (“
”), Major League Baseball Properties, Inc., The MLB Network, LLC, the Major League Baseball 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 void outside the fifty (50) United States and D.C. and where prohibited by law.
HOW TO ENTER:
You may enter the Sweepstakes online only, as follows:
and may otherwise be used by Sponsor, Milwaukee Brewers, MLBAM, their respective affiliates, agents and marketers only for purposes of the proper administration and fulfillment of the Sweepstakes, as described in these Official Rules. Incomplete and/or inaccurate entries are void. All entries must include a valid email address for the entrant. No other method of entry will be accepted. Limit one (1) entry per person/email address/household for the entire Sweepstakes Period. Additional entries beyond the specified limit will be void and may subject the entrant to disqualification at the discretion of the Sponsor.
The potential winner of the Sweepstakes will be selected by random drawing on or about October 4, 2019 (“
”), from among all eligible entries received. Subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with the terms of these Official Rules, the potential winner will be declared the official winner of the Sweepstakes (the “
”). Odds of winning depend on the total number of eligible entries received.
GRAND PRIZE: One (1) Grand Prize will be awarded.
The Winner will receive:
(1) A four (4)- day, three (3)- night trip for two (2) (Winner and one (1) guest) to Phoenix, Arizona. Grand Prize includes the following: Coach class air transportation between the major airport nearest Winner’s residence (as determined by Sponsor) and Phoenix, Arizona; three (3) nights’ standard hotel accommodations at a location/hotel determined by Sponsor (room rate and tax for one room, double occupancy); necessary ground transportation in Phoenix (as determined by Sponsor). Dates of trip to be determined in the sole discretion of Sponsor;
(2) Game tickets for Winner and his/her one (1) guest for each of two (2) 2020 Milwaukee Brewers Spring Training games at America Family Fields in Phoenix on dates to be mutually agreed upon by Winner and Sponsor. Seating locations will be at the discretion of the Sponsor; and
(3) Spending money in the amount of five hundred dollars ($500.00) for the Winner (collectively, the “Grand Prize”).
The Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of the Grand Prize is $4,000.00. Actual value of the Grand Prize may vary based on selected games and seating, point of departure and airfare fluctuations. Any difference between the stated ARV and the actual value of the Grand Prize will not be awarded.
All Grand Prize details shall be determined in the sole and absolute discretion of Sponsor.
The Winner is responsible for all federal, state and/or local income taxes on the Grand Prize as well as airport and baggage fees.
The Winner will be issued an IRS Form 1099 for the value of the Grand Prize. Travel and hotel accommodation restrictions apply. Travel arrangements must be made through Sponsor’s agent and on the carrier of Sponsor’s choice. Winner and his/her guest are responsible for obtaining all required travel documents prior to travel. Winner and his/her guest must travel together on the same itinerary. Sponsor reserves the right to award ground transportation in lieu of air travel if Winner resides within 250 miles of Phoenix, AZ and any difference in value will not be awarded.
Winner’s guest on trip must be at least the age of majority in his/her state of residence, subject to the following limited exception: the guest may be a minor only if she/he is the child or legal ward of the Winner. Guest may be required to sign and return, unless prohibited by law, a Liability/Publicity Release as a condition of accompanying Winner on trip. If the guest is a permissible minor in accordance with these Official Rules, the Winner must sign the document on the minor’s behalf.
Winner and his/her guest agree to comply with all applicable ballpark and venue, as applicable, regulations in connection with the Grand Prize.
The Grand Prize consists only of the items described above. Winner is responsible for all expenses that are not expressly included in the above Grand Prize description, including but not limited to any additional transportation, parking, meals, incidentals and souvenirs. Grand Prize is non-transferable; no prize substitution allowed in whole or in part by Winner. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute, of equal or greater value if the Grand Prize (or any portion thereof) becomes unavailable for any reason.
Major League Baseball games, events and exhibitions dates and times are determined in the sole discretion of the BOC and/or the applicable Club, as applicable, and may be subject to change. The terms and conditions of the game tickets awarded as part of the Grand Prize will govern in the event a legal game, event or exhibition, as defined by Major League Baseball, is not played or held, as applicable, due to weather conditions, an act of God, an act of terrorism, civil disturbance or any other reason. Sponsor and the applicable MLB Entities reserve the right to remove or to deny entry to the Winner and/or his/her guest who engage(s) in a non-sportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person at any game, event or exhibition. Released Parties (defined below) will not be responsible for weather conditions, 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. Major League Baseball game, event and exhibition tickets awarded as prizes may not be resold or offered for resale or used for any commercial or promotional purpose whatsoever. Any such resale or commercial or promotional use may result in disqualification and Grand Prize forfeiture, and may invalidate the license granted by the game, event or exhibition tickets.
The potential winner will be notified at the email address, postal address and/or telephone number (in the sole discretion of Sponsor) provided at the time of entry (the "
"). In the event that the potential winner does not respond to any such Prize Notification within three (3) days of the date of issuance, declines the Grand Prize for any reason, or is deemed ineligible to receive the Grand Prize for any reason, the potential winner will be disqualified, the Grand Prize will be forfeited and, at Sponsor’s sole discretion and time permitting, an alternate potential winner may be randomly selected in a drawing from among all remaining eligible entries. The potential winner will be required to submit his/her valid social security number and/or other identification to Sponsor and will be required to execute, have notarized and return an Affidavit of Eligibility and Release of Liability and, unless prohibited by law, Release of Publicity, within five (5) days of the date of issuance. Failure to submit any identification required by Sponsor or to return the required documents within the specified time period, noncompliance with these Official Rules or the return of the Grand Prize (or any portion thereof) or Prize Notification as undeliverable may result in disqualification and Grand Prize forfeiture and, at Sponsor’s sole discretion and time permitting, may cause an alternate potential winner to be randomly selected in a drawing from among all remaining eligible entries.
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, release and hold Sponsor, Milwaukee Brewers, the other MLB Entities, Facebook, and each of their respective parent companies, 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, “
”) from and against any and all claims 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 the Grand Prize or any portion thereof (if applicable) or any travel or activity related to the receipt or use of the Grand Prize or any portion thereof (if applicable).
The Winner, by acceptance of the Grand Prize, grants to Sponsor, Milwaukee Brewers, MLBAM and each of their respective designees the right to publicize the Winner’s name, address (city and state/jurisdiction of residence), photograph, voice, recorded image, 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.
Released Parties are not responsible for stolen, late, incomplete, illegible, inaccurate, misdirected, lost, misrouted, scrambled, damaged, delayed, undelivered, mutilated, or garbled entries, 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 transmission, receipt and/or processing of entries, the announcement of the Grand Prize or the cancellation or postponement of any Major League Baseball game, event or exhibition; or for cheating or fraud by any individual. Released Parties are also not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by website users, entrants, 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 entrants' 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, Milwaukee Brewers 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 may be unlawful and subject to legal action by Sponsor, Milwaukee Brewers, 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.
By accepting the Grand Prize, the Winner acknowledges that the Sponsor and the MLB Entitles have neither made, nor are in any manner responsible or liable for, any warranty, representation or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to the Grand Prize or any portion thereof, including but not limited to its quality, mechanical condition or fitness for a particular purpose. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.
Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate 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 or termination before the stated end date of the Sweepstakes Period, Sponsor may elect to award the Grand Prize by way of random drawing from among all non-suspect, eligible entries received up to the time/date of termination. Sponsor also reserve the right, in its 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, THE MLB ENTITIES AND 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 the potential winner based on an email address, the winning entry will be declared made by the Authorized Account Holder of the email address submitted at the time of entry provided he/she is eligible according to these Official Rules. The “
Authorized Account Holder
” is defined as the natural person to whom the applicable Internet service provider or other organization (such as a business or educational institution) has assigned the email address for the domain associated with the submitted email address.
By participating, entrants agree that: (i) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, this Sweepstakes or the Grand Prize shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate federal, state or local court located in Cook County, Illinois; (ii) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including but not limited to costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes, but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (iii) to the extent allowed by applicable law, under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental and/or consequential damages and/or any other damages, other than out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO PORTIONS OF THE ABOVE MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, entrants’ rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of the Sponsor or any MLB Entity in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Illinois, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of Illinois or any other jurisdiction), that would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than Illinois.
In the event there is a discrepancy or inconsistency between disclosures or other statements contained in any Sweepstakes-related materials or made by any of the Released Parties, and the terms and conditions of these Official Rules, these Official Rules shall prevail, govern and control.
The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Official Rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. In the event that any provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable or illegal, these Official Rules shall otherwise remain in effect and shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or illegal provision were not contained herein. Apple, Inc. is not a sponsor of, or responsible for conducting, the Sweepstakes. All entry data provided via the online entry form is provided to Sponsor and not to Facebook.
For the Winner’s name, mail a request and a self-addressed stamped envelope to be received no later than thirty (30) days after the Drawing Date to: Pitch for Spring Training Sweepstakes Winner, c/o Sergio Apodaca, 4700 S. Garnett Road, Tulsa, Oklahoma 74146.
The Sponsor of this Sweepstakes is U.S. Cellular, 8410 West Bryn Mawr, Chicago, IL 60631.
The Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, administered, executed or produced by Milwaukee Brewers or any other MLB Entity.
Major League Baseball trademarks, service marks and copyrights are proprietary to the MLB Entities. All rights reserved.
All other trademarks used herein are the property of their respective owners.
Any questions, comments or complaints regarding this Sweepstakes must be directed to the Sponsor only, and NOT to Facebook.