Tweet-Up Contest Rules (6-24-12)

The Red Bulls Tweet Up: Postgame Pics on the Pitch

Official Rules

 

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY.  PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE CHANCES OF WINNING.

 

ELIGIBILITY:  The Red Bulls Tweet Up: Postgame Pics on the Pitch (“Sweepstakes”) begins on June 01, 2012 and ends on June 24, 2012 at 11:00 pm ET (“Promotion Period”).  The Sweepstakes is open to residents of New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Washington D.C., Virginia and Maryland, that are eighteen (18) years of age or older at time of entry.  Void where prohibited.  Employees of Red Bull New York, Inc. (“Sponsor”), and its respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising agencies, public relations agencies, prize suppliers, including any vendors providing services in connection with this Sweepstakes (collectively, the “Sponsor Affiliates”), and employees, agents, directors, officers (including members of their immediate family – i.e., spouse, mother, father, in-laws, grandmother, grandfather, brother, sister, children and grandchildren – or same household) of Sponsor or any Sponsor Affiliates are not eligible to participate.  To participate, you must be a registered user of Twitter.  If you are not a registered user of Twitter, you may become a registered user and obtain a “handle” and password by completing the registration instructions at Twitter.com.  There is no fee or charge to become a registered user of Twitter.

TO ENTER:  There are two ways to enter the Sweepstakes:

(1) Attend the match between the New York Red Bulls and DC United at Red Bull Arena on June 24, 2012 (the “Event”). To enter, you must then, during the Promotion Period, go to http://www.newyorkredbulls.com/blog/post/2012/06/01/tweet-postgame-pics-pitch and follow the on-screen instructions to enter by tweeting a photo you took from the Event with the following hashtag: #redbullarena (the “Hashtag”).

(2) Go to http://www.newyorkredbulls.com/blog/post/2012/06/01/tweet-postgame-pics-... and follow the on-screen instructions to enter by tweeting any photo of Red Bull Arena with the Hashtag. 

Please note that regardless of the method of entry chose, your Tweet must include must the Hashtag. Your entry must also comply with the Entry Guidelines below. Limit one (1) entry per person (including, as applicable, household, email and/or phone number) regardless of method of entry.  No mechanically reproduced entries of any kind permitted. Illegible and incomplete entries are void. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, mutilated, postage due, misdirected entries or entries not received regardless of cause. In the event of a dispute over who submitted an online entry, the entry will be deemed to have been submitted by the authorized account holder of the e-mail account identified on the online entry form. The authorized account holder is deemed to be the natural person who is assigned to the e-mail address by the relevant entity responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address.  Entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be returned.

ENTRY GUIDELINES:  All entries must be you original and sole creation.  You  must own all rights in and to the entry. Your entry may not have been published previously or submitted in any other competition. Your entry must not violate or infringe upon any third party’s rights, including without limitation copyright, patent or trademarks/trade names/logos, trademark rights, privacy rights (including portrayal in a false light), publicity rights, or other intellectual property rights.   Your entry cannot include any sexually explicit or suggestive content, content that depicts violence or is derogatory of any ethnic, racial, gender, religious, professional or age group, include any profane or pornographic content, or contain nudity.  Your entry cannot show or promote cruelty, harm, abuse, acts that appear to cause injury or harm, acts that are illegal or dangerous, or exploitation of anyone or anything, as determined at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Your entry cannot promote any activities that may appear unsafe or dangerous, or any particular political agenda or message. Your entry cannot defame, misrepresent or contain disparaging remarks about Sponsor or its products or other people, products or companies. Your entry cannot contain copyrighted materials owned by others (including photographs, sculptures, paintings and other works of art or images published on or in websites, television, or movies or other media). All determinations of compliance with the Entry Guidelines shall be made by Sponsor in its sole discretion and are final.

PRIZE DRAWING: Potential winner(s) will be selected by random drawing on or about June 25, 2012.  Odds of winning will depend upon the number of eligible entries received.

GRAND PRIZE:  The following prize (the “grand prize”) will be awarded to the winning entry: four (4) tickets to the Red Bulls’ next home match at Red Bull Arena on Sunday, July 15, 2012, against the Seattle Sounders.  The total approximate retail value (“ARV”) of the grand prize is $[100]. Prizes are awarded "AS IS."  Neither Sponsor nor Sponsor Affiliates make offer any warranty or guarantee, either express or implied (including, without limitation, quality, merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose) in connection with this Sweepstakes or any prize.  Prize details and availability are subject to change, in which case a prize of equal value may be substituted at Sponsor's sole discretion.  Prizes consist only of the items listed, are non-transferable, with no cash redemption or substitution except at Sponsor's sole discretion.  Federal, state, or local taxes on prizes, if any, and any other costs, fees or expenses not listed above are the sole responsibility of each winner. The prize is to be enjoyed on the date of the match, rain or shine.

LICENSE TO USE SUBMISSION AND PHOTO:  By submitting your entry including, without limitation, your photo  (the “Information”), you automatically grant to Sponsor a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, irrevocable license to copy, publicly display, distribute, and create derivative works from the Information in all forms of media now known or not currently known.  You represent and warrant to Sponsor that you own all Information, and/or have the unencumbered legal right to it, and grant the above-referenced licenses, in connection with this Sweepstakes.  You further represent to Sponsor that the Information does not infringe any third-party copyrights, trade secrets, or other intellectual property rights.  You agree to indemnify Sponsor, Sponsor Affiliates, and Facebook, Inc. for any losses resulting from claims of invalidity or inaccuracy of any representation and/or warranty made herein.

NOTIFICATION: Winner(s) will be notified by available phone number or mail/email address, as determined solely by Sponsor. To claim the grand prize, Sponsor may require winner(s) to complete, sign, and return Affidavit of Eligibility/Liability Release/Publicity Release forms, and other applicable documents, which may require a social security number, postmarked within five (5) days of the date on the notification.  At Sponsor’s discretion, winners may be required to produce picture or some other form of proper identification to claim any prize. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute any prize with prize of equal or greater value. If a potential winner cannot be contacted, fails to timely claim the prize, is disqualified, fails to timely execute and return any required forms, or if the prize notification is returned as undeliverable, an alternate winner will be selected from other potential winners and/or by random draw from all remaining eligible entries. If by reason or printing or other error, more prizes are claimed than the number of prizes set forth in these Official Rules, a random drawing will be held to award the advertised number of prizes in the relevant category.  Under no circumstances will more than the advertised number of prizes be awarded.   

PUBLICITY & MARKETING: Acceptance of any prize constitutes permission to the Sponsor to use winners’ name, voice, statements, image and likeness for purposes of advertising and trade, in any medium, without further compensation or notice, unless prohibited by law.  Submission of contact information in connection with this Sweepstakes (whether or not required), including mailing address, phone number, and email address during entry constitutes permission for Sponsor to add entrant to Sponsor’s customer database and to contact entrant in the future for promotional and other reasons.  You may opt-out of receiving such communications as set forth in Sponsor’s Privacy Policy (located at http://www.redbullarena.us/PrivacyPolicy.aspx) or as provided within any such marketing materials (e.g., using the “Unsubscribe” feature provided in the footer of Sponsor’s emails).

NO LIABILITY & INDEMNIFICATION:  Sponsor and Sponsor Affiliates are not responsible for and entrants release each from any failures of any kind (whether caused by computer, technical, or human error) which may either limit the entrant’s ability to submit an entry, claim a prize, or otherwise participate in this Sweepstakes, or Sponsor’s ability to include all eligible entries, conduct random drawings, notify potential winners, or otherwise execute this Sweepstakes in the manner intended.  Entrants further release and agree to indemnify Sponsor and Sponsor Affiliates from any and all liability, claims or actions of any kind whatsoever arising from injuries, damages, or losses to persons or property which may be sustained in connection with this Sweepstakes including, but not limited to: (a) the receipt, ownership or use of any prize awarded; (b) any travel or prize-related activity; (c) any typographical or other error in these Official Rules or any other materials disseminated by Sponsor; and (d) any technical malfunction, failure, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or communications line failure, regardless of cause, with any equipment, systems, networks, lines, satellites, servers, computers, or providers used by an entrant or Sponsor. 

OTHER TERMS: Decisions of Sponsor on all matters related to the Sweepstakes are final.  Sponsor reserves the right to cancel or modify the Sweepstakes for any reason, including but not limited to, if fraud, misconduct or technical failures destroy the integrity of the Sweepstakes, or if a computer virus, bug, or other technical problem corrupts the administration, security, or proper administration of the Sweepstakes as determined by Sponsor, in its sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify or prohibit the participation of an individual if fraud or tampering is suspected, or if the individual fails to comply with any requirement of participation or with any provision in these Official Rules. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE OR UNDERMINE THE OPERATION OF THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL & CIVIL LAWS. SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO DISQUALIFY AND/OR SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY INDIVIDUAL MAKING ANY SUCH ATTEMPTS TO THE FULL EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. 

WINNER LIST:  The winner will be announced to all followers of @newyorkredbulls on Twitter.com at or around 10:30pm ET on July 24, 2012.

SPONSOR:  Red Bull New York, Inc., 600 Cape May Street, Harrison, New Jersey 07029.