MATCHUP MANIA RULES
ESPN CHICAGO'S MATCHUP MANIA SWEEPSTAKES SPONSORED BY BUD LIGHT
Anheuser Busch and WMVP (AM), and its licensee Sports Radio Chicago, LLC ("ESPN CHICAGO") (Hereinafter collectively referred to as "Sponsor").
Entrants must be 21 years of age or older and must be legal residents of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Wisconsin or Michigan at time of entry.
Any individuals (including but not limited to employees, consultants, independent contractors, and interns) who have, within the past six months, performed services for Anheuser Busch, Sports Radio Chicago, LLC, any organizations responsible for sponsoring, fulfilling, administering, the contest or supplying the prize, and their respective parent, subsidiary, affiliated and successor companies, and immediate family and household members of such individuals, are not eligible to enter or play. "Immediate family members" shall mean parents, step-parents, children, step-children, siblings, step-siblings, or spouses. "Household members" shall mean people who share the same residence at least three months a year.
III. HOW AND WHEN TO ENTER
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY
This Sweepstakes begins on 9/16/13 and ends at 11:59:59 p.m. CT on 12/30/13 (the "Sweepstakes Period"). To enter, access the ESPN Chicago website at www.espnchicago.com or http://match.mktn.com/. ESPN Club members must follow the on-screen instructions to enter to win. First time users will need to enter their name, email, phone number and birthday to qualify. Must be 21 plus to participate and eligible to win. Each individual is allowed to enter up to one per person/per household via mobile or online entry per week. All entries for that week's match up must be made no later than the Sunday of each participating week by 11:59 p.m. CT.
Sponsor is not responsible for inability to complete mobile entry within specified time, whether due to telephone malfunctions or other circumstances. All entries become the sole property of the Sponsor and receipt of entries will not be acknowledged or returned. No alterations or forged entries are permitted. Mass entries or entries generated by a script, macro or use of automated methods will be disqualified. If for any reason the contest/sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or other causes that corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the contest/sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process, and to cancel, modify or suspend the contest/sweepstakes. If canceled, Sponsor reserves the right at its discretion to determine the winner using all non-suspect eligible entries received up to the time of cancellation. Sponsor is not responsible for failed, partial, delayed or garbled computer transmissions, or for technical failures of any kind in connection with entries or the entry process, including but not limited to electronic malfunction or damage of any network, hardware or software. In the event of a dispute over an electronic entry, prize will be awarded to the authorized subscriber of the e-mail account, not the name on the entry form. If for any reason the sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or other causes that corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process, and to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the sweepstakes.
IV. HOW AND WHEN WINNERS WILL BE SELECTED AND NOTIFIED
One grand prize winner will be selected from all eligible entries on or about Tuesday, December 31st.
In the event winner is deemed ineligible, fails to comply with contest/sweepstakes procedures, or is not available to claim prize during specified dates, then the prize will be awarded to runner-up.
Winner will be notified by phone. Response to winner notification must be received by Sponsor within 3 business days or the prize will be forfeited and may be awarded to an alternate winner, time permitting.
Limit one prize per winner for this contest. People who have won any other prizes on ESPNChicago.com within 30 days of entry are not eligible to enter this sweepstakes.
Odds of winning depend on number of valid entries received. Final determination of winners is always conditional on verification of eligibility and compliance with all rules and procedures.
One (1) Grand Prize: One winner and guest will receive a 2014 Draft VIP Prize Package. Travel must occur from May 8 – 10, 2014 as outlined by sponsor. Trip to include round-trip coach airfare for two from gateway city nearest Winner's residence to New York City, NY as determined at Sponsor's sole discretion. Two night hotel accommodations, two tickets to the draft and talent meet & greet. Approximate value: 3000 Value.
Actual value may vary and any difference between the stated approximate value and actual value of prize will not be awarded. Telephone calls, meals, gratuities, luggage fees, incidental hotel/personal expenses and all other expenses not specified herein are the responsibility solely of winner. Some restrictions may apply.. Winner and guest must travel on same itinerary. Winner's guest must be 21 years of age or older, and also sign a Liability Release and a Publicity Release (where permitted by law) prior to ticketing of travel. Winner and guest must have all necessary identification and/or travel documents (e.g., a valid U.S. driver's license and valid US passport) required for travel.
Limit one (1) prize per person/household. Federal, state and local taxes, if any, are the sole responsibility of the winner, who will receive an IRS Form 1099 reflecting the final actual value of any prize valued at $600 or more. Prize cannot be transferred, assigned or redeemed for cash or substituted except at Sponsor's sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value if an advertised prize becomes or is unavailable for any reason. Unclaimed prizes will not be awarded.
Winners are not entitled to exchange or transfer prizes or to obtain cash or other substitutes, but Sponsor in its sole discretion may substitute prizes of equal or greater value.
Prize is subject to availability.
By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these official rules and the decisions of the Sponsor/Judges and the contest administrator, which shall be final in all respects.
By participating in the contest and/or accepting any prize that they may win, entrants agree to release Anheuser Busch, Sports Radio LLC, their parent, subsidiary, affiliated and successor companies, advertising and promotion agencies and prize suppliers, and each of their respective officers, directors, agents, representatives and employees, as well as each of their respective successors, representatives and assigns (collectively, the "Released Parties") from any and all actions, claims, injury, loss or damage arising in any manner, directly or indirectly, from participation in the contest and/or acceptance or use of the prize.
Entrants authorize the Released Parties to use their name, voice, likeness, biographical data, city and state of residence and entry materials in programming or promotional material, in any media now known or hereafter created or conceived, worldwide in perpetuity, or on a winner's list, if applicable, without further compensation unless prohibited by law. Sponsor is not obligated to use any of the above mentioned information or materials, but may do so and may edit such information or materials, at Sponsor's sole discretion, without further obligation or compensation.
To claim prize winner must: (a) provide proof of winner's age, residency, and legal status if any, sign and return releases requested by Sponsor; all within the time period(s) specified by Sponsor.
VII. MISCELLANEOUS; WINNERS' LIST
Void where prohibited. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply.
Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process and to cancel, terminate, modify and/or suspend the contest in the event of tampering or other circumstances, including but not limited to acts of God or civil disturbance that render it impractical or impossible to complete or fulfill the contest as originally planned.
For a list of winners, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to 190 N. State Street, Chicago, IL 60601 within 60 days after sweepstakes.