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Eligibility: T-Mobile Home Run Derby Bracket Challenge ("Contest") is open to legal residents of the United States including the District of Columbia and the US commonwealths, territories and possessions (collectively referred to herein as "states"), and Canada (excluding Quebec) who are eighteen (18) years of age or older (or of the legal age of majority in their state/territory/province of residence, whichever is older) as of 7/11/18. Employees, officers and directors of MLB Advanced Media, L.P. ("MLBAM," "MLB.com" or "Sponsor"), the other MLB Entities (as defined below), T-Mobile USA, Inc. ("T-Mobile"), teamDigital Promotions, Inc. ("Administrator"), and each of their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, governors, related entities, partners, partnerships, principals, licensees, sponsors, and advertising/promotion agencies and all of their respective officers, directors, employees, agents, representatives, successors and assigns (collectively, "Released Parties"), and the immediate family members (parent, spouse, sibling, or child, and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and those living in the same household of each (whether or not related) are not eligible to participate or win. The "MLB Entities" shall mean MLBAM, the Office of the Commissioner of Baseball ("BOC"), its Bureaus, Committees, Subcommittees and Councils, Major League Baseball Properties, Inc., The MLB Network, LLC, the Major League Baseball Clubs ("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. This Contest is subject to all applicable federal, state, territory, provincial and rules and regulations. Void in the Province of Quebec and where prohibited or restricted by law, rule or regulation.
Contest Period: Contest Period begins at 10:00:00 PM ET on 7/11/18. and ends at 7:59:00 PM ET on 7/16/18 ("Contest Period").
Player Replacements: Eight (8) MLB players will initially be selected by MLB to participate in the Home Run Derby. In the event an MLB player drops out of the Home Run Derby prior to the start of the event, a replacement MLB player will be named by MLB. As soon as the replacement MLB player is named, he will also be inserted into the Contest, replacing the MLB player that dropped out. It is your responsibility to resubmit a new bracket if you believe any MLB player replacement will impact your selections for any matchup.
How To Enter: During the Contest Period, visit www.mlb.com/bracketchallenge on your computer or mobile device, click on the applicable Contest banners, buttons and/or links to access the online Contest registration page and do all of the following to receive one (1) entry: i) follow the instructions to complete the entry form ("Entry Form") inclusive of registering to participate in the Contest; ii) follow the instructions provided to complete the bracket; iii) make your selections for which players will win each round of the 2018 T-Mobile Home Run Derby ("Derby"); iv) make your prediction of the final home run totals for each of the players participating in round 3 of the Derby; and (v) a tiebreaker question asking for a prediction of the longest home run's distance in the Derby (as determined by MLB Statcast) (hereafter, each, an "entry"). Entries must be received by 7:59:00 PM ET on 7/16/18 to be eligible. If you choose to enter using your mobile device, standard data rates apply. Each wireless carrier's data rate plan may vary, and you should contact your wireless carrier for information on data rate plans and charges relating to your participation in this Contest.
Grand Prize Winner Selection: The potential Grand Prize winner will be determined on or about 7/17/18. One (1) Grand Prize will be awarded to the participant who earns the highest score for his/her bracket selection. Rules for scoring are set in the "Scoring" section below. In the event of a tie for the Grand Prize, Sponsor will issue a series of tiebreaker questions until the final Grand Prize winner is determined. Subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with these Official Rules, the potential Grand Prize winner will be declared the official Grand Prize winner ("Grand Prize Winner") of the Contest. Any potential Canadian resident determined to be potential Grand Prize winner must also correctly answer a mathematical skill-testing question; if the skill-testing question is answered incorrectly the prize shall be forfeited and Administrator, at its sole discretion and time permitting, may notify an alternate potential winner. In the event that the selected potential Grand Prize Winner declines the Grand Prize, is not eligible to accept the Grand Prize, does not comply with the terms of these Official Rules or is not available for any reason when called, his/her Grand Prize opportunity will be forfeited and Administrator, at its sole discretion and time permitting, may notify an alternate potential winner. The decisions of MLBAM and/or Administrator, as applicable, will be final and binding in all matters relating to this Contest.
- Round 1 correct choice: Five (5) points for each correct Round 1 choice.
- Round 2 correct choice: Ten (10) points for each correct Round 2 choice
- Home Run Derby Champion correct choice: Fifteen (15) points for the correct Home Run Derby champion choice
A perfect score would be fifty-five (55) points if a participant correctly selects the finish in all three (3) rounds of the Home Run Derby.
Winner Notification: By entering, participants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and to the decisions of the Sponsor and Administrator, which will be final and binding in all respects. The potential winner will be notified by telephone and/or email and/or mail and/or overnight mail and will be required to execute and return an Affidavit of Eligibility, Liability and (where legal) Publicity Release within two (2) days of date of issuance of notification. The potential winner will be required to complete an IRS Form W9 and provide his or her Social Security number for tax reporting purposes. The guests of the Grand Prize Winner may be required to execute and return a Liability Release and (unless prohibited by law) Publicity Release prior to the issuance of travel documents. Non-compliance with the foregoing or with these Official Rules in any way, the inability to contact any potential winner (as specified above), any potential winner's rejection of his or her Grand Prize or return of Grand Prize or prize notification as non-deliverable may result in disqualification and, at Sponsor's discretion, the awarding of the applicable prize to the next highest scoring participant.
Prize: One (1) Grand Prize: A prize package for the Grand Prize Winner and three (3) guests to Game 1 of the 2018 MLB World Series presented by YouTube TV (the "World Series Game") consisting of the following: i) round-trip coach class air transportation for Grand Prize Winner and his/her three (3) guests between a major U.S. or Canadian airport nearest to Grand Prize Winner's residence and the host city of the World Series Game ("WS Host City"); ii) one (1) night hotel accommodation (i.e. two (2) standard rooms, double occupancy) at a hotel in the WS Host City determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, iii) four (4) tickets for the Grand Prize winner and his/her three (3) guests for the World Series Game, iv) roundtrip ground transportation in the WS Host City between the airport and the applicable hotel; and v) one (1) $500 Mastercard gift card for Grand Prize Winner only, subject to the terms and conditions of issuer associated with its use (collectively, the "Grand Prize") (Approximate Retail Value ("ARV") of Grand Prize: $3,800). Actual value of Grand Prize will vary depending on Grand Prize Winner's city of departure and WS Host City (and no additional compensation or substitution will be awarded for difference in prize value). Tickets are subject to certain terms and conditions specified thereon. Sponsor and Administrator, in their sole discretion, reserve the right to provide ground transportation in lieu of air transportation if Grand Prize Winner resides within one-hundred (100) miles of the WS Host City (and no additional compensation or substitution will be awarded for difference in Grand Prize value). Trip must be taken on dates specified by Administrator or Grand Prize will be forfeited and, at Administrator's discretion and time permitting, an alternate potential winner may be determined based on the next highest-scoring eligible entry. If the designated World Series Game or any other Grand Prize-related activity(s) is canceled or postponed for any reason, travel prize will be awarded less applicable Grand Prize-related activity(s) and Administrator will substitute that activity(s) with an item(s)/activity(s) of comparable or greater value as determined solely by Administrator. Travel and hotel accommodation restrictions apply. Travel arrangements must be made through Administrator's agent and on a carrier of Administrator's choice. Grand Prize Winner and his/her guests are responsible for obtaining all required travel documents prior to travel and must have no impediment to entering the WS Host City. Grand Prize Winner and his/her guests must travel together on the same itinerary. The guests of the Grand Prize Winner must be of legal age of majority in their jurisdictions of residence (and at least eighteen (18) years of age). Grand Prize Winner may take a minor guest if he/she is the parent or legal guardian of such child or legal ward. All Grand Prize details are at Sponsor's and Administrator's sole discretion. Certain travel restrictions may apply. World Series Game Ticket Details: Seat locations at the World Series Game shall be determined in the sole and absolute discretion of Administrator and/or Sponsor, as applicable. Major League Baseball games and event dates and times are determined in the sole discretion of the Office of the Commissioner of Baseball and/or the applicable Club, as applicable, and may be subject to change. The terms and conditions of the 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. The Grand Prize Winner and his/her guests agree to comply with all applicable ballpark and venue, as applicable, regulations in connection with the Grand Prize. Sponsor and the applicable MLB Entities reserve the right to remove or to deny entry to the Grand Prize Winner and/or his/her guests who engage(s) in a non-sportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person at the World Series Game, event or exhibition. Released Parties 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 World Series Game, event or exhibition tickets.
Miscellaneous: Unless permitted by Sponsor, no transfer, assignment, cash redemption, or substitution of prize permitted; provided, however, Administrator may substitute the Grand Prize (or any portion thereof) with a prize of comparable or greater value. The Grand Prize Winner is responsible for all income, federal, state, territory, provincial and local taxes as well as any other costs or expenses associated with prize acceptance and use not specified herein as being provided, including, but not limited to, any/all additional ground transportation, passport (if applicable), baggage fees, meals, gratuities, travel insurance, and souvenirs. By participating, each entrant agrees to be bound by these Official Rules and agrees that (1) Sponsor, Administrator, and each of their respective designees shall have the right and permission to use (unless prohibited by law) entrant's name, address (city and state/territory/province of residence), photograph, voice and/or other likeness and prize information for advertising, promotional and/or trade and/or any other purpose in any and all media or format now known or hereafter devised, throughout the world, in perpetuity, without limitation and without further compensation or consideration, permission or notification to participants or any third parties; and (2) Released Parties, and each of their respective designees and assigns shall have no liability and will be held harmless for any liability, loss, injury or damage, including, without limitation, personal injury, death or damages of any kind to personal or real property, to entrant or any other person or entity due in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, by reason of participation in this Contest and/or the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of the Grand Prize (or any portion thereof) and/or any travel or activity related thereto (including attendance at the World Series Game). Administrator and MLBAM reserve the right, in their sole discretion, to modify, terminate or suspend this Contest (or any portion thereof) for any reason including in the event viruses, worms, bugs, non-authorized human intervention or other causes corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play of the Contest (or any portion thereof) or for any other reason and, in the event of termination at its discretion, select the potential winner from among those eligible, non-suspect entries received prior to event requiring such termination.
Arbitration: Except where prohibited by law, as a condition of participating in this Contest, entrant agrees that: 1) any and all disputes and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Contest, or prizes awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by final and binding arbitration under the rules of the American Arbitration Association and held at the AAA regional office nearest the entrant; 2) the Federal Arbitration Act shall govern the interpretation, enforcement and all proceedings at such arbitration; and 3) judgment upon such arbitration award may be entered in any court having jurisdiction. Under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental or consequential damages, or any other damages, including attorneys' fees, other than entrant's actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e., costs associated with participating in this Contest), and entrant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.
Choice of Law: All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of entrant and Sponsor in connection with the Contest, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the substantive laws of the State of New York, USA.
CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE ASSOCIATED WITH THIS CONTEST IN ANY WAY, OR UNDERMINE THE CONTENT OR LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS CONTEST, MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, ADMINISTRATOR, MLBAM AND/OR THEIR RESPECTIVE AGENTS WILL DISQUALIFY ANY ENTRANT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ATTEMPT AND ADMINISTRATOR, MLBAM AND THEIR RESPECTIVE AGENTS RESERVE THE RIGHT TO SEEK ANY AND ALL REMEDIES AVAILABLE FROM ANY SUCH PERSON OR PERSONS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ATTEMPT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY LAW.
Winner's Name: For the name of the Grand Prize Winner (available no later than 9/18/18), visit http://winners.teamdigital.com/bracketchallenge.
Sponsor: MLB Advanced Media, L.P., 75 Ninth Avenue, New York, NY 10011.
Administrator: teamDigital Promotions, Inc., 6 Berkshire Blvd, Bethel, CT 06801/www.teamdigital.com.
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