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 Sweepstakes Entities (as defined below) are not responsible for: (i) 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 Sponsors on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any Web site or any combination thereof; or (ii) 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 Sponsors 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. Sweepstakes Entities reserve the right in their sole discretion to: (i) permanently disqualify from any Sweepstakes they sponsor any person they believe have intentionally violated these Official Rules; and (ii) withdraw the online method of entry if it becomes technically corrupted such that, in Sponsors' sole determination, the online method of entry cannot be conducted as originally planned (including if a computer virus or system malfunction inalterably impairs their ability to conduct the Sweepstakes) and to select winner from among all eligible postcard entries received and all eligible online entries received prior to withdrawal.
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NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS SWEEPSTAKES.
A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
SWEEPSTAKES ENTRY PERIOD: The Infiniti NCAA® Final Four® Sweepstakes ("Sweepstakes") begins at 9:00 AM Eastern Standard Time ("EST") on 3/28/12 and ends at 11:59 PM EST on 4/3/12 ("Sweepstakes Entry Period").
ELIGIBILTY: Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the 50 United States, including the District of Columbia, age 21 or older at time of entry. Void outside of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia and where prohibited by law. Employees of Sports Illustrated, a Division of Time, Inc., and Infiniti, a Division of Nissan North America Inc. (collectively, the "Sponsors"), the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), CBS Broadcasting, Inc., Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., (collectively with the Sponsors, the "Sweepstake Entities"), their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, dealers, advertising and promotion agencies and members of their immediate families (parent, child, sibling and their respective spouses) and same households of each, whether or not related, are not eligible to enter or win. Sweepstakes governed by U.S. law. Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state, local laws and regulations.
HOW TO ENTER: There are two methods of entry. Method #1: To enter online, visit www.ncaa.com/infinitisweeps and follow all online instructions to complete and submit the online Entry Form in its entirety. Limit: one (1) online entry per person/per email address per day of the Sweepstakes Entry Period regardless if a person has more than one email address or if more than one person uses the same email address. Online entries must be received by 11:59 PM (EST) on 4/3/12. Online entrants subject to all notices posted online including but not limited to Sponsors' privacy policies. Method #2: To enter via U.S. mail, print your name and address on a postcard and mail to: Infiniti NCAA Final Four Sweepstakes, 1 Penn Plaza Ste 6126, New York, NY 10119. Mail-in entries must be postmarked between 3/22/12 and 4/3/12 and received by 4/10/12. Each postcard entry must be mailed separately. Sweepstakes Entities are not responsible for lost, late, damaged, illegible, garbled, inaccurate, misdirected, undelivered, delayed or postage due mail/entries. No photocopied or mechanically reproduced, altered or incomplete entries will be accepted. All entries, regardless of entry method, become the Sponsors' property and will not be returned or acknowledged. Each online participant may enter the Sweepstakes once per day during the Sweepstakes Entry Period. To enter more than once per day, send in a mail-in entry per the instructions noted in Method #2 (above). Multiple entrants are not permitted to share the same email address. Use of any automated, robotic, repetitive, programmed or similar entry methods or agents to participate is prohibited and will result in disqualification. Facsimile and mechanically reproduced entries will not be accepted.
PRIZE AND ITS APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUE ("ARV"): One (1) Grand Prize : One (1) Grand Prize: 5-day/4-night trip for winner and one (1) eligible guest to attend the 2013 NCAA Men's Final Four ("Event") in Atlanta, GA (ARV: $3,700.00). Winner and guest must travel on dates specified by Sponsors (tentatively scheduled for April 5th, 2013 - April 9th, 2013, but subject to change) or forfeit all rights to the trip. Actual value of Grand Prize depends on winner's location and fares at time of departure. If actual value of trip turns out to be less than the stated ARV listed herein, then the difference will not be awarded in cash. Trip includes round-trip coach air transportation for winner and guest from a major U.S. gateway airport nearest to winner's primary residence (as determined by Sponsors) to Atlanta, GA (or ground transportation if winner resides within a 100 mile radius of Atlanta); double occupancy, hotel accommodations in a standard room for four (4) nights (room and tax only) as determined by Sponsors; and two (2) tickets to attend Event which includes the National Semifinal games and the National Championship Final game). Tickets are subject to certain terms and conditions as specified by the NCAA. Seat locations will be determined by the Sponsors. Sponsors reserve the right to remove or to deny entry to winner and/or guest who engages in a non-sportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy abuse, threaten or harass any other person during or at the Event. The terms and conditions of the tickets awarded as the prize will govern in the event a game is not played due to weather, an act of God, threat or act of terrorism, civil disturbance or any other reason. Unused tickets cannot be refunded, exchanged for cash or applied towards tickets for any subsequent years. No responsibility is assumed by the Sponsors for any cancelled, rescheduled, delayed or postponed game in whole or in part. All meals, ground transportation (other than as noted), taxes, gratuities, incidentals, upgrades, service charges or other expenses not specified herein are not included and are the winner's sole responsibility. All prize details are at Sponsors' sole discretion.Winner and guest must travel together on the same itinerary including same departure and return dates. Travel arrangements must be made through Sponsors' agent on an airline carrier of Sponsors' choice. If an Event is postponed, canceled or has occurred, no compensation or substitution will be provided and the Sponsors shall have no further obligation to any winner other than to supply a trip to Atlanta, GA minus the Event portion of prize. Should this be the case, trip must be taken within 12 months from the date of prize notification. If for any reason whatsoever, a Grand Prize winner is unable to travel or attend the Event for any reason whatsoever after all travel arrangements have been made and paid, the Sponsors shall have no further obligation to the winner. If Grand Prize is forfeited prior to Sponsors finalizing and paying for travel, and there is sufficient time to notify an alternate winner, the prize will be awarded to an alternate winner in a separate random drawing from among all non-winning eligible entries. Winner and guest are responsible for obtaining the proper travel documentation (e.g., valid photo ID) prior to travel. Guest must be 21 years or older and will be required to execute and return a Liability/Publicity Release prior to travel. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Entry Period, estimated at 1:10,000.
WINNER SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION: Potential winner ("winner") will be selected in a random drawing from all eligible entries received. Random drawing will be conducted on or about 4/17/12 under supervision of Ventura Associates International LLC, the independent judging organization ("judges") whose decisions are final and binding. Winner will be notified by email or mail and will be required to complete and return a notarized Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability and where permissible, a Publicity Release ("Affidavit/Release"), within ten (10) days of date specified on notification, or an alternate winner will be selected. If the winning entry originated from the online method of entry, the potential winner will be notified by email. The email provided by each entrant at time of entry will serve as the contact information of record in respect of all communications with the potential winner. Three attempts will be made to contact the potential winner within a ten (10) day period. If the potential winner fails to respond within the ten (10) day period, or if the e-mail attempt is returned as undeliverable on three (3) separate occasions, the potential winner will be disqualified and an alternate winner will be selected. If the winning entry originated by mail, the potential winner will be notified via overnight carrier. If Affidavit/Release is returned as undeliverable or if required documents are not returned within such time period, or if a selected winner cannot accept or receive the prize for any reason, or if he/she is not in compliance with these Official Rules, the prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner will be determined from all eligible non-winning eligible entries received. Prize awarded within 30 days after receipt and verification of completed Affidavit/Release. Prize is not redeemable for cash. Prize is non-assignable or transferable except to a surviving spouse. No substitutions are permitted except Sponsors reserve the right to substitute prize or portion of prize with one of equal or greater value in case of unavailability. Winner will be responsible for all federal, state, local, and income taxes associated with winning his/her prize. All incidental expenses on prize not specified herein are the winner's sole responsibility. Except where prohibited by law, entry and acceptance of prize constitute permission for Sweepstakes Entities and their designated agents to use winner's name, prize won, hometown, likeness, video tape, photographs, and statements for purposes of advertising, trade, 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.
RELEASE OF LIABILITY: Participating entrants agree to these Official Rules and the decisions of the judges and the Sponsors, and release the Sweepstakes Entities, their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliated companies, advertising and promotion agencies and all other businesses involved in this Sweepstakes, as well as the employees, officers, directors and agents of each, from any and all liability, for loss, harm, damage, injury, cost or expense whatsoever including without limitation, property damage, personal injury and/or death which may occur in connection with, preparation for, travel to, or possession, acceptance and/or use or misuse of prize or participation in any Sweepstakes-related activity. Sweepstakes Entities are not responsible if Sweepstakes cannot take place or if any prize cannot be awarded due to travel cancellations, delays or interruptions due to acts of God, acts of war, natural disasters, weather or acts of terrorism. Winner assumes all liability for any injury or damage caused or claimed to be caused, by participation in this Sweepstakes or use or redemption of any prize. Sweepstakes Entities are 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.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY; DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES: IN NO EVENT WILL THE RELEASED ENTITIES BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR LOSSES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF THE SERVICE AND/OR THE SWEEPSTAKES, DOWNLOADING FROM AND/OR PRINTING MATERIAL DOWNLOADED FROM ANY WEBSITES ASSOCIATES WITH THE SWEEPSTAKES. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE RELEASED ENTITIES' TOTAL LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ALL DAMAGES, LOSSES, OR CAUSES OF ACTION EXCEED $10. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, THIS SWEEPSTAKES AND ALL PRIZES ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. SOME JURISDICTIONS MAY NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES SO SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. CHECK YOUR LOCAL LAWS FOR ANY RESTRICTIONS OR LIMITATIONS REGARDING THESE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS.
ARBITRATION: This Sweepstakes shall be governed by and interpreted under the laws of the State of New York, U.S.A. without regard to its conflicts of laws provisions. By participating, entrants agree that any and all disputes arising out of or relating in any way to this Sweepstakes shall be litigated only in courts sitting in New York, NY, U.S.A.
WINNER'S LIST : For winner's name (available after 5/22/12), send a stamped, self-addressed envelope by 4/10/12 to: Infiniti NCAA Final Four Sweepstakes Winner, c/o: Ventura Associates International LLC. (Attn: DE-TIME8585), 1040 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10018.
CONFIDENTIALITY : You may be contacted by the Sponsors and/or any promotional partners with future promotional offers. Information provided by you to participate in this Sweepstakes is subject to Sponsors' privacy policies located at https://subscription.timeinc.com/storefront/privacy/si/generic_privacy_new.html and at http://www.infinitiusa.com/global/privacy.html.
Sponsors : Sports Illustrated, a Division of Time Inc. (1271 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10020) and Infiniti, a Division of Nissan NorthAmerica Inc. (1 Nissan Way, Franklin, TN 37067).
NCAA and Final Four are registered trademarks of the National Collegiate Athletic Association. The NCAA is not a Sponsor of the Sweepstakes.
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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. No purchase necessary to enter. See instructions on form on how to enter free.
Enter As Often As You Like. Additional entries may be submitted by mailing a postcard with your name and address to: Infiniti NCAA Final Four Sweepstakes, 1 Penn Plaza Ste 6126, New York, NY 10119. 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 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 4/10/12.