THE FOLLOWING PROMOTION IS INTENDED
FOR VIEWING IN THE UNITED STATES (EXCLUDING PUERTO RICO) AND THE DISTRICT
OF COLUMBIA ONLY AND SHALL BE CONSTRUED AND EVALUATED ACCORDING TO UNITED
STATES LAW. CLAIMS MUST BE RESOLVED IN THE UNITED STATES. DO NOT PROCEED
WITH THIS PROMOTION IF YOU ARE NOT LOCATED IN THE UNITED STATES, OR THE
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA OR IF YOU ARE LOCATED IN PUERTO RICO.
CITGO HORSE RACING PICK 6 CHALLENGE
1. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY.
Open to legal residents of the 50 United States and Washington, D. C.,
(EXCLUDING PUERTO RICO), who are 18 or over as of the date of entry. Offer
void where prohibited by law. The period for the entire sweepstakes is
March 10, 2001 - June 17, 2001. Entries for a particular week's contest
must be received by ESPN.com Horse Racing not later than 20 minutes prior
to first race on the day each week's contest horse races actually occur.
For purposes of these Official Rules, all time references are Eastern Time
(ET). The promotion is comprised of one entry per e-mail address per week.
The contest offers cash prizes to the person or persons selecting six winners,
while using the fewest selections, in each week's six designated contest
races. There will be 15 weekly contests or "games" during the sweepstakes
period. Should no contestant select six winners during one of the weekly
contests or "games", the cash prize for that contest will carry over and
be added to the following weekend's contest.
2. HOW TO ENTER: To enter
the contest, go to the web site at ESPN.com Horse Racing and complete the
electronic entry form including your name, e-mail address, age and telephone
number. You will also be asked to consent to receive promotional e-mails.
Consenting to receive promotional e-mails is optional and does not have
to be agreed to in order to be eligible to enter the Sweepstakes. The electronic
contest entry form will be closed not later than 20 minutes prior to first
raceon the day each week's contest horse races actually occur. Entries
received after the deadline shall not be accepted. However, entries may
be manipulated after that deadline.
3. LIMIT: ONE ENTRY PER PERSON
PER WEEK (REGARDLESS OF WHETHER ONE PERSON HAS MORE THAN ONE E-MAIL ADDRESS)
AND ONE ENTRY PER E-MAIL ADDRESS PER WEEK (REGARDLESS OF WHETHER MORE THAN
ONE PERSON USES THE SAME E-MAIL ADDRESS).
4. E-MAIL CHANGE OF ADDRESS POLICY:
It is the sole responsibility of the entrant to notify (the "Sponsor")
in writing if the entrant changes his/her e-mail address. To do so write,
CITGO Horse Racing Pick 6 Challenge, Change of Address, Winnercomm, 6120
S. Yale, Second Floor, Tulsa OK 74136.
ESPN/Starwave Partners d/b/a ESPN
Internet Ventures ("EIV"), Winnercomm and their agencies are not responsible
for lost, interrupted or unavailable network, server or other connections,
miscommunications, failed phone or computer hard or software or telephone
transmissions or technical failures, garbled or jumbled transmission or
other errors of any kind, whether human, mechanical or electronic; including
without limitation, the incorrect or inaccurate capture of entry information
online, or for lost, late, incomplete, damaged, destroyed, delayed, stolen,
misdirected or illegible entries. Sponsor disclaims any liability for any
damage to a participant's computer system occasioned by participating in
the promotion or downloading any information necessary to participate in
the promotion. Entry materials/dates which have been tampered with or altered
are void. Once submitted, entries become the sole property of Sponsor and
will not be returned. In case of dispute as to identity of a winner, such
entry will be declared made by the registered user of the e-mail account,
and if a prize is won, and the registered user is a valid entrant, the
prize will be awarded to such registered user.
5. THE CONTEST Prizes will
be awarded to the players who pick the six winners of a particular week's
designated Pick 6 races. There is a limit of 15 total selections for the
six contest races. In the event there is more than one entry with the same
number of winning horses, the player with the fewest total selections will
be declared the winner.
Example: If Entry A and Entry
B both have six winners, but Entry A used 15 total selections and Entry
B used 12 total selections, then Entry B shall be declared the winner.
Should two or more players select
the six winning horses in a particular week's contest using the same number
of selections, those players will split the cash prize for that week equally.
Prizes will also be awarded in the
Citgo Pick 6 Challenge to contestants who pick the most winning horses
within a month's time. A Monthly Prize will be awarded in March,
April, May and June of 2001. In the event of a tie for the Monthly Prizes,
winners will be determined by the fewest number of picks and then by the combined "win" payoffs generated by their
winning horses over the course of that particular month.
Example: If Contestant A and Contestant
B both have 20 winning horses in a month, using the same number of picks but Contestant A's horses generated
$100 in win payoffs while Contestant B's only managed $60, then Contestant
A is the winner.
Should contestants competing for
a Monthly Prize have the same identical win payoffs, the winner will be
determined by drawing.
The player who picks the most winning
horses over the course of the 15 weekly games will be declared the Grand
Prize winner. In the event of a tie for the contest Grand Prize, a winner
will be determined in the same manner as for a Monthly Prize.
A PLAYER MUST USE THE SAME EMAIL
ADDRESS AND PASSWORD IN EACH OF THE WEEKLY CONTESTS HE OR SHE PARTICIPATES
IN, IN ORDER TO RECEIVE PROPER CREDIT TOWARD THE MONTHLY AND GRAND PRIZE
COMPONENTS OF THE CITGO PICK 6 CHALLENGE.
6. WEEKLY PRIZES: Each weekend,
a minimum cash prize of $2,000 will be awarded to the player or players
who pick all six of the winners in that week's six contest races. Should
no contestant select six winners, that weekend's cash prize will be added
to that of the following weekend's contest. THE MAXIMUM CASH PRIZE THAT
CAN BE AWARDED IN THE CITGO PICK 6 CHALLENGE IS $30,000. If, on the final
Sunday of the contest period (June 17, 2001), no contestant selects six
winners, that weekend's total cash prize will be awarded to those players
with the highest number of winning horses for that weekend.
Example: If there is a $2,000
total cash prize available for the final June 17, 2001 "game" or contest
and no players select six winning horses for that particular game, then
the cash prize will be awarded and divided among those players who selected
five winning horses. If no player picked five horses, then the prize would
be divided among those players who selected four winning horses, and so
MONTHLY PRIZES: Each of the
players who pick the most total winners (regardless of whether or not they
have won a weekly contest) within the months of March, April, May and June
of 2001 will receive a year's worth of gasoline from Citgo Petroleum, a
set of prints from artist Joe Andoe and a month's subscription to Daily
Racing Form Online.
GRAND PRIZE: The player who
has picked the most total winners over the course of the 15-week contest
period (which concludes on June 16, 2001), will receive a trip to Louisville,
KY for two (2) including round-trip airfare, two (2) nights accommodations
and two (2) reserved grandstand seats to the May 4, 2002 Kentucky Derby
at Churchill Downs. The Grand Prize winner will also receive a year's worth
of gasoline from Citgo Petroleum, a framed set of prints numbered and signed by artist Joe Andoe and a year's subscription to Daily Racing
Total ARV of all sweepstakes prizes:
7. ODDS OF WINNING depend
on the number of eligible entries received. ALL FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL
TAXES ASSOCIATED WITH THE RECEIPT OF ANY PRIZE ARE THE SOLE RESPONSIBILITY
OF THE WINNER. Winners are solely responsible for any and all taxes on
prizes, as well as any and all expenses relative to participation in contest
(including acceptance of prize) not specified here. Prizes are not transferable. The prize is awarded "AS IS" and WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, express or implied, (including, without limitation, any implied warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose). All entries will be declared made by the registered user of the e-mail address.
Employees or agents of EIV and its parent company, CITGO Petroleum Corporation,
Winnercomm, their affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotional
agencies, and the members of their immediate families or those persons
living in the same household of such individuals are ineligible to enter
or win. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. Void where
prohibited by law.
9. NOTIFICATION OF WINNERS:
Winners shall be notified by e-mail. Participants waive any objection to
such means of notification. Grand Prize Winner may be required to sign
and return an Affidavit of Eligibility Liability Release, and, where legal,
Publicity Release, within fifteen (15) days of the date of the prize notification. If potential winner does not respond to notification e-mail within ten (10) days of its transmission, or should an e-mail, after up to three (3)
attempts, be returned as undeliverable, the potential winner will be disqualified
and an alternate winner will be selected. Sponsor reserves the right, in
its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, or suspend this contest should
viruses, bugs, unauthorized human intervention or other causes beyond the
control of Sponsor, corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness,
or proper play of the contest. In such event, the prize winners will be
selected by random drawing from all eligible entries received up to the
time of such cancellation, termination or suspension.
By participating, entrants release
EIV and its parent company, CITGO Petroleum Corporation, Winnercomm, their
affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising/promotional agencies, and the employees, officers, directors and agents of any of the above organizations from any
and all liability for any injuries, loss of damages of any kind caused by participation in the contest or the acceptance, possible or use/misuse
of a prize or participation in any prize-related activities. Where legal, by accepting prize, winner will furnish address and grants permission to
use his/her name, address, likeness, photograph, and statements by EIV
and its respective parent company, CITGO Petroleum Corporation, Winnercomm,
affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising/promotional agencies for advertising/publicity
purposes without further compensation.
10. OFFICIAL RULES/WINNERS LIST:
For a copy of the Official Rules, mail a self-addressed stamped envelope
CITGO Horse Racing Pick 6 Challenge,
Official Rules, 6120 S. Yale, Second Floor, Tulsa, OK 74136.
For a copy of the Official Winners
List (available approximately June 18), mail a self-addressed stamped envelope
Winnercomm, 6120 S. Yale, Second
Floor, Tulsa, OK 74136.
A list of winners also will be posted
on the ESPN.com Horse Racing section until June 30, 2001.
This contest is sponsored by Winnercomm,
Inc., 6120 S. Yale, Second Floor, Tulsa OK 74136. The contest and all accompanying
materials are Copyright 2001 by Winnercomm, Inc.