Arms that Hammer Sweepstakes Official Rules
NO PURCHASE, PAYMENT OR MOBILE DEVICE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE, PAYMENT OR MOBILE DEVICE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. ALL DISPUTES WILL BE RESOLVED SOLELY BY BINDING ARBITRATION AND ENTRANTS WAIVE THE ABILITY TO BRING CLAIMS IN A CLASS ACTION FORMAT. THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS INTENDED FOR PLAY IN THE UNITED STATES ONLY AND WILL BE GOVERNED BY U.S. LAW. YOU MAY NOT ENTER IF YOU ARE NOT ELIGIBLE AND LOCATED IN THE UNITED STATES AT THE TIME OF ENTRY.
Eligibility: The Arms that Hammer Sweepstakes ("Sweepstakes") is open to legal residents of the United States including its commonwealths, territories and possessions (collectively referred to herein as "states"), who are eighteen (18) years of age or older (or of the legal age of majority in their state/territory of residence, whichever is older) as of the date of entry. Employees, officers and directors of MLB Advanced Media, L.P. ("MLBAM" or "Sponsor"), the other MLB Entities (as defined below), Church & Dwight Co., Inc. ("Church & Dwight"), 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 Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state, territory and local laws, rules and regulations. Void where prohibited or restricted by law, rule or regulation.
Sweepstakes Period: Sweepstakes begins at 9:00:00AM Eastern Time ("ET") on 3/28/19, and ends at 6:00:00PM ET on 9/30/19 or until thirty (30) Prize Drawings (as defined below) occur, whichever comes first ("Sweepstakes Period") For the purposes of this Sweepstakes, a day is defined as the twenty-four (24)-hour period beginning at 12:00:01AM ET and ending at 11:59:59PM ET.
How To Enter: There are the following two (2) methods of entry: the Online Method of Entry and the Alternate, Mail-In Method of Entry outlined below.
- ONLINE: During the Sweepstakes Period, visit www.mlb.com/armsthathammer on your computer or mobile device, click on the applicable Sweepstakes banners, buttons and/or links to access the online Sweepstakes registration page and then fully complete and submit the online entry form to receive one (1) entry. As part of the registration process, Entrants will be required to answer the questions posed on the entry form. The answers to the questions have no impact on the chances of winning. Online entries must be received by 6:00:00PM ET on 9/30/19 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 Sweepstakes; or
- ALTERNATE, MAIL-IN METHOD OF ENTRY: To enter via mail-in method of entry instead of the online method described above and receive one (1) entry in the Sweepstakes, hand write your first and last name, street address, city, state/territory, zip, daytime telephone number (area codes included), email address, and date of birth on a plain 3" x 5" piece of paper, and mail entry in a properly stamped #10 envelope to: Arms that Hammer Sweepstakes, Major League Baseball, 75 Ninth Avenue - 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10011. All mail-in entries must be post-marked by 9/30/19, and received by 10/7/19, to be eligible. Photocopied, computer-generated facsimiles, mechanically reproduced, automated, mass entries and entries by any means which subvert the entry process will be void. Entries become property of the Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned.
Winner Selection: In the event that a pitcher hits a home run, officially scored as such by Major League Baseball, during an official 2019 Major League Baseball regular season game, as defined by Major League Baseball, played during the Sweepstakes Period (each, a "Home Run Event"), a random drawing (each, a "Prize Drawing") will be conducted by Administrator on/about eight (8) days following the Home Run Event from among all eligible entries received up until the date prior to the applicable Prize Drawing (each, a "Prize Drawing Deadline"). For the purposes of these Official Rules, only players who are currently in the lineup as a pitcher will be considered as someone who can achieve a Home Run Event. Players who are listed as pitchers but are not in the game at another position or Pinch Hitting at the time of the Home Run Event are not eligible to achieve a Home Run Event. There is a maximum of thirty (30) Prize Drawings, regardless of the number of Home Run Events that occur during the Sweepstakes Period. The Prize Drawings (if any) will be conducted by Administrator, an independent sweepstakes management company. Subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with these Official Rules, the potential Grand Prize winners will be declared the official Grand Prize winners of the Sweepstakes. In the event that any 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 if Administrator is unable to contact the potential winner, his/her Grand Prize opportunity will be forfeited and Administrator, at its sole discretion and time permitting, may randomly select an alternate potential winner from among all remaining eligible entries received as of the applicable Prize Drawing Deadline as set forth above. All non-winning eligible entries from one Prize Drawing will automatically carry-over and be eligible for each subsequent Prize Drawing(s), if any. Odds of winning a Grand Prize will depend on the total number of Prize Drawings and the total number of eligible entries received as of the applicable Prize Drawing Deadline as set forth above. In the event that no Home Run Event occurs during the Sweepstakes Period, no prizes will be awarded. No more than thirty (30) Grand Prizes will be awarded. The decisions of MLBAM and Administrator, as applicable, will be final and binding in all matters relating to this Sweepstakes. Limit one (1) Grand Prize per person, family or household.
Winner Notification: By entering, entrants 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 winners will be notified by telephone and/or email and will be required to execute and return an Affidavit of Eligibility, Liability and (where legal) Publicity Release within five (5) days of date of issuance of notification. Each potential winner may be required to complete an IRS Form W9 and provide his or her Social Security number for tax reporting purposes. 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 Grand Prize by selecting an alternate potential winner in a random drawing from among all remaining eligible entries received as of the applicable Prize Drawing Deadline.
Prizes: Up to thirty (30) Grand Prizes: Each Grand Prize winner will receive two (2) tickets for winner and one (1) guest for one (1) 2019 or 2020 (as determined by Sponsor at its sole discretion) regular season Major League Baseball game of his/her choice (exact date, time, and game subject to ticket availability and blackout dates) (each a "Grand Prize"). TRANSPORTATION AND LODGING NOT INCLUDED. Approximate Retail Value ("ARV") of each Grand Prize: $100. Total ARV of all Grand Prizes (provided all thirty (30) Grand Prizes are awarded): $3,000. Any/all transportation to/from the selected 2019 Major League Baseball game and lodging and parking will not be provided and will be each individual winner's sole responsibility. All Grand Prize details are at Sponsor's sole discretion. Game Ticket Details: Seat locations at the game shall be determined in the sole discretion of Sponsor. Each winner's guest must be of legal age of majority in his/her jurisdiction of residence (and at least eighteen (18) years of age), unless accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Major League Baseball games and event dates and times are determined in the sole discretion of the BOC and/or the applicable Club, as applicable, and may be subject to change. The terms and conditions of the tickets awarded as part of any 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. Each winner and his/her guest(s) 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 any winner and/or his/her guest(s) who engage(s) in a non-sportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person at the 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 game, event or exhibition ticket(s).
Released Parties (a) make no warranty, guaranty or representation of any kind concerning any Grand Prize (or any portion thereof), and (b) disclaim any implied warranty.
Miscellaneous: Unless permitted by Sponsor, no transfer, assignment, cash redemption, or substitution of prize permitted; provided, however, Administrator may substitute any Grand Prize (or any portion thereof) with a prize of comparable or greater value. Each winner is responsible for all income, federal, state, territory and local taxes as well as any other costs or expenses associated with Grand Prize acceptance and use not specified herein as being provided, including, but not limited to, any/all transportation, passport (if applicable), baggage fees, lodging, meals, gratuities, travel insurance, and souvenirs. By participating, each entrant agrees to be bound by these Official Rules and agrees that (1) Sponsor, Administrator, Church & Dwight, 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 of residence), photograph, voice and/or other likeness and Grand 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 entrants 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 Sweepstakes and/or the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of any Grand Prize (or any portion thereof) and/or any travel or activity related thereto (including attendance at the game). Administrator and MLBAM reserve the right, in their sole discretion, to modify, terminate or suspend this Sweepstakes (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 Sweepstakes (or any portion thereof) or for any other reason and, in the event of termination at its discretion, select winner for the drawing at issue from those eligible, non-suspect entries received for the drawing at issue prior to event requiring such termination.
Arbitration: Except where prohibited by law, as a condition of participating in this Sweepstakes, entrant agrees that: 1) any and all disputes and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, 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 Sweepstakes), 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 Sweepstakes, 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 SWEEPSTAKES IN ANY WAY, OR UNDERMINE THE CONTENT OR LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS SWEEPSTAKES, MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, ADMINISTRATOR, MLBAM AND THEIR RESPECTIVE AGENTS WILL DISQUALIFY ANY ENTRANT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ATTEMPT AND 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.
All entry data provided via the online entry form is provided to MLBAM and not to Facebook. This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook.
Winners List: For the winners' names (available after 11/15/19) send a stamped, self-addressed envelope for receipt by 11/22/19, to: Arms that Hammer Sweepstakes Winners c/o MLB Advanced Media, L.P., 75 Ninth Avenue - 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10011.
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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