Utz NLDS 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 Utz NLDS Sweepstakes ("Sweepstakes") is open only to legal residents of the 48 contiguous United States who are eighteen (18) years of age or older (or of the legal age of majority in their state of residence, whichever is older) at the time of entry. Employees, officers and directors of Utz Quality Foods, LLC. ("Sponsor"), the MLB Entities (as defined below), 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 (whether or not related) of any of the foregoing are not eligible to participate or win. The "MLB Entities" shall mean the Office of the Commissioner of Baseball ("BOC"), its Bureaus, Committees, Subcommittees and Councils, Major League Baseball Properties, Inc., MLB Advanced Media, L.P. ("MLBAM"), 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, and local 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 8/30/19, and ends at 6:00:00PM ET on 9/27/19 ("Sweepstakes Period").
How To Enter: During the Sweepstakes Period, visit www.mlb.com/utz 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. Entries must be received by 6:00:00PM ET on 9/27/19, 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.
Winner Selection/Notification: On or about 9/30/19, a random drawing (a "Prize Drawing") will be conducted by Sponsor to select the potential winners from among all eligible entries received throughout the duration of the Sweepstakes Period. Subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with these Official Rules, the potential winners will be declared the official winners of the Sweepstakes. 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 one (1) day of date of issuance of notification. In the event that a selected potential winner declines a prize, is not eligible to accept a prize, does not comply with the terms of these Official Rules or if Sponsor is unable to contact a potential winner, prize opportunity will be forfeited and Sponsor, at its sole discretion and time permitting, may randomly select an alternate potential winner from among all remaining eligible entries received throughout the duration of the Sweepstakes Period. Odds of winning a prize will depend on the total number of eligible entries received throughout the duration of the Sweepstakes Period. By entering, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and to the decisions of the Sponsor, which will be final and binding in all respects.
Two (2) Grand Prizes: Each Grand Prize winner will receive a 3-day/2-night trip for winner and one (1) guest to attend Game 2 of one of the National League Division Series (i.e., NLDS "A" or NLDS "B") as determined by Sponsor. Each prize consists of round-trip coach class air transportation for winner and guest between a major airport nearest to Grand Prize winner's residence in the U.S. and a major U.S. gateway airport near destination city (as determined by Sponsor); standard double-occupancy hotel accommodations (one (1) room) for two (2) nights at a hotel to be determined by Sponsor; and two (2) tickets to the game. Approximate Retail Value ("ARV") of each Grand Prize: $2,500.00. The location of Game 2 of the National League Division Series may not be known until October 1, 2019. Actual value of Grand Prize will vary depending on the Grand Prize winner's city of departure and any difference in value will not be awarded. Tickets are subject to certain terms and conditions specified thereon. Administrator, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to provide ground transportation in lieu of air transportation if the Grand Prize winner resides within one-hundred (100) miles of destination city (and no additional compensation or substitution will be awarded for difference in prize value). Trip must be scheduled 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 randomly selected from among all remaining eligible entries received. If the game is canceled or postponed for any reason, travel prize will be awarded less attendance to the game and Administrator will substitute that game with an item(s)/game of approximately 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. Each Grand Prize winner and his/her guest are responsible for obtaining all required travel documents prior to travel. Each Grand Prize winner and guest must travel together on the same itinerary. Each Grand Prize winner's guest must be of legal age of majority in his/her state of residence (and at least eighteen (18) years of age) unless such guest is the child or legal ward of Grand Prize winner. All prize details are at Administrator'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 game, event and exhibition dates and times are determined in the sole and absolute 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). Total ARV of all prizes awarded: $5,000.00.
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, Sponsor 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, 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 and lodging. By participating, each entrant agrees to be bound by these Official Rules and agrees that (1) Sponsor, the MLB Entities, 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 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). MLBAM reserves 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 winners 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. For New Jersey residents, the limitations set forth above are inapplicable where attorneys' fees, court costs, or other damages are mandated by statute.
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, SPONSOR, THE MLB ENTITIES 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 10/30/19) send a stamped, self-addressed envelope for receipt by 11/7/19, to: Utz NLDS Sweepstakes Winners c/o MLB Advanced Media, L.P., 75 Ninth Avenue - 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10011.
Sponsor: Utz Quality Foods, LLC., 900 High Street, Hanover, PA 17331.
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