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Marlins Year of the Fan Sweepstakes presented by AutoNation (The "Sweepstakes")

OFFICIAL RULES

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. ODDS OF WINNING WILL DEPEND ON THE TOTAL NUMBER OF ELIGIBLE ENTRIES RECEIVED DURING THE APPLICABLE ENTRY PERIOD. 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.

SWEEPSTAKES PERIOD: The Sweepstakes period begins two (2) hours prior to the official start time of the Miami Marlins home game played at the Stadium (defined below) on March 29, 2018, and ends at the official end time, as determined by Sponsor at its sole discretion, of the third (3rd) inning** of the Miami Marlins home game played at the Stadium on September 4, 2018 ("Sweepstakes Period"). The Sweepstakes Period will be divided into twenty-five (25)* separate entry periods (each an "Entry Period" and collectively, the "Entry Periods") as follows:

AutoNation Drawing Periods

*If the Miami Marlins home game scheduled to be played on the date of the applicable Entry Period in the table above is, for any reason, not played, such Entry Period will not be held, any entries submitted during such Entry Period will be void and no Prize for such Entry Period will be awarded; as such, the exact number of Entry Periods that will be held and Prizes that will be awarded may vary from twenty-five (25).

**In the event the Miami Marlins home game played on the date of an Entry Period as set forth in the table above is, for any reason, not played through the official end of the third (3rd) inning, the end time for such Entry Period will be the time, as determined by Sponsor at its sole discretion, such game is officially 'called' (declared over with gameplay not to resume on the same date).

PRIZES: Twenty-Five (25)* Prizes Will Be Awarded (One (1) Prize Per Entry Period). Each Winner will receive one (1) twenty-four (24)-month, low-mileage lease from an AutoNation, Inc. ("AutoNation") owned dealership located in Miami-Dade or Broward Counties, representing the make of the Prize awarded for the applicable Entry Period. The Prize will be either one (1) 2018 Chevy Cruze (approximate MSRP of $20,400; lease will be for 10,000 miles per year) or one (1) 2018 Ford Focus (approximate MSRP of $21,120; lease will be for 10,500 miles per year) (as determined in the sole and absolute discretion of Sponsor and AutoNation, as applicable) with a standard package (each, a "Prize" and collectively, the "Prizes"). Approximate Retail Value of each Prize (i.e., value of the lease payments): $10,000.00.

PRIZE NOTIFICATION RESPONSE TIME: Twenty-Four (24) hours from the time of issuance of Prize Notification (defined below) (the "Required Response Time").

WINNERS LIST:  For a list of Winners, mail a request and a self-addressed stamped envelope to be received by December 31, 2018, to: Marlins Year of the Fan Sweepstakes presented by AutoNation Winners List c/o Miami Marlins, 501 Marlins Way, Miami, FL 33125.

SPONSOR: The Sponsor of this Sweepstakes is Marlins Stadium Operator, LLC, 501 Marlins Way, Miami, FL 33125 ("Sponsor").

HOW TO ENTER:

During an Entry Period, you may enter the Sweepstakes in one (1) of the following two (2) ways: by scanning, at the Stadium, your digital Miami Marlins game ticket stored on a mobile device or by email. No other method of entry will be accepted. Limit one (1) entry per person/e-mail address/household per Entry Period, regardless of method of entry. Additional entries beyond the specified limit will be void.

  1. Digital Ticket Scan Method:  To enter the Sweepstakes via the digital ticket scan method, entrants must, during an Entry Period, use their valid, digital Miami Marlins game ticket stored on a mobile device to gain admission to such game played at Marlins Park (the "Stadium") in Miami, Florida. Entrants may gain admission to the Stadium via a digital ticket stored on a mobile device and be eligible to receive a Sweepstakes entry for an Entry Period by, during an Entry Period, accessing their digital ticket and allowing a ticket agent at a Stadium gate to scan the valid, digital ticket on their mobile device. By successfully completing a digital ticket scan during an Entry Period as directed herein, the official holder of the digital ticket will receive one (1) entry into the Sweepstakes for the applicable Entry Period. All information shared with Sponsor, Marlins Teamco LLC ("Miami Marlins"), and/or MLBAM pursuant to a digital ticket scan is subject to, and will be treated in a manner consistent with the MLB.com Privacy Policy accessible at: www.mlb.com/privacy.
  2. Email Method: If you would like to enter the Sweepstakes without having to purchase a ticket, use a digital game ticket for admission to the game and/or attend a game, you may enter the Sweepstakes by emailing your full name, address, city, state, zip code, day and evening telephone numbers (including area codes), and date of birth; and the following statement: "I acknowledge that I have read, understand and agree to the Sweepstakes Official Rules" to promotions@marlins.com during an Entry Period, with the name of Sweepstakes ("Marlins Year of the Fan Sweepstakes presented by AutoNation") as the subject line of the email. The Miami Marlins will use email addresses from which entries are submitted for prize notification purposes only. Email entries become the property of the Miami Marlins and will not be returned or acknowledged. By successfully submitting an email entry during an Entry Period as directed herein, you will receive one (1) entry into the Sweepstakes for the applicable Entry Period. All information submitted online via email by entrants is subject to, and will be treated in a manner consistent with, MLB.com's Privacy Policy accessible at: www.mlb.com/privacy.

ELIGIBILITY: The Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of the State of Florida who are eighteen (18) years of age or older at the time of entry and have a valid driver's license and auto insurance as of March 29, 2018. Employees, officers, and directors (including immediate family members (spouse, parent, child, sibling and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and members of the same household, whether or not related) of the Sponsor, MLB Entities, AutoNation, and each of their respective parents, affiliated companies, subsidiaries, licensees, distributors, dealers, retailers, printers, advertising and promotion agencies, and any and all other companies associated with the Sweepstakes are not eligible to participate or win a Prize. The "MLB Entities" shall mean the Office of the Commissioner of Baseball ("BOC"), its Bureaus, Committees, Subcommittees and Councils, MLB Advanced Media, L.P. ("MLBAM" or "MLB.com"), 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. The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws, rules, and regulations. Void outside Florida, and where prohibited or restricted by law, rule, or regulation.

RANDOM DRAWINGS: On or around each of the drawing dates set forth in the table above (each, a "Drawing Date"), one (1) potential winner of the Sweepstakes will be selected by random drawing from among all eligible entries received during the applicable Entry Period. Subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with the terms of these Official Rules, the potential winners will be declared the official winners of the Sweepstakes (each, a "Winner" and collectively, the "Winners"). The decisions of Sponsor are final and binding on all matters relating to this Sweepstakes. Odds of winning depend on the total number of eligible entries received during the applicable Entry Period. Limit one (1) Prize per person, family or household for the Sweepstakes. All non-winning eligible entries from one (1) Entry Period will not carry-over to or be eligible for any subsequent/other Entry Period.

PRIZE CONDITIONS: All Prize details including, but not limited to, Prize color, make, model, and features, shall be determined in the sole and absolute discretion of Sponsor and AutoNation, as applicable. Each Winner is fully responsible for any and all applicable federal, state, and local taxes (including income and withholding taxes). Each Winner must submit a credit application, qualify and be approved by the Prize vehicle make's captive finance company (e.g., Ford Motor Credit Company or GM Financial) to lease the Prize vehicle, agree to the terms and conditions of, and execute, such finance company's lease agreement to accept the Prize, and such lease must be fully executed by Winner and such finance company on or before December 31, 2018. Failure of Winner to qualify or be approved for the lease by the captive finance company shall render the Winner ineligible, and Sponsor in its sole discretion may select an alternate winner. Captive finance company has sole and absolute discretion in approving its lessees. Winner agrees that Sponsor and AutoNation have no input into the credit approval process concerning the lease and shall have no liability regarding the credit decision. All costs and expenses associated with the Prize acceptance and use not specified herein as being provided, including but not limited to transportation costs, gas, maintenance costs, security deposits, any other lease costs, taxes, title, registration fees, applicable lease agreement conditions (including, without limitation, meeting minimum financial/credit thresholds, maintaining a driver's license and auto insurance with the required types and amounts of coverage, credit approval, end-of-lease cost of excessive wear and tear and/or damage, and excessive mileage fees) and all other expenses incurred by accepting the Prize are the sole responsibility of each individual Winner. It is the responsibility of each Winner to comply with all AutoNation instructions as to the pickup, receipt, arrangements for, and use of the Prize. Failure to do so on a timely basis may affect the Winner's right to claim or use the Prize. Each Winner shall be required to pick up the Prize from an AutoNation location in Miami-Dade or Broward Counties, as determined by AutoNation. The Prizes are non-transferable and non-assignable, with no cash redemptions except at Sponsor's sole and absolute discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute any Prize (or any portion thereof) with a prize of comparable or greater value at its sole and absolute discretion.

NOTIFICATION: Each potential winner will be notified at the email address, postal address and/or telephone number (in the sole discretion of Sponsor and the Miami Marlins) provided at the time of entry or from which entry is submitted (the "Prize Notification"). In the event that any potential winner does not respond to any such Prize Notification within the Required Response Time or declines the Prize for any reason, or is otherwise ineligible to win (including failure to qualify for the lease or meet the finance company's credit requirements), the Prize will be forfeited and, at Sponsor's sole discretion and time permitting, an alternate potential winner may be randomly selected from among all remaining eligible entries received during the applicable Entry Period. Each potential winner may be required to submit his/her valid social security number and/or other identification to Sponsor and may be required to execute, have notarized and return an Affidavit of Eligibility and Release of Liability and, unless prohibited by law, Publicity, within the Required Response Time. Failure to submit any identification required by Sponsor or to return the required documents within the specified time period, noncompliance with these Official Rules or the return of the Prize (or any portion thereof) or Prize Notification as undeliverable, or failure to quality for the lease or meet the finance company's credit requirements may result in disqualification and Prize forfeiture and, at Sponsor's sole discretion and time permitting, may cause an alternate potential winner to be randomly selected from among all remaining eligible entries received during the applicable Entry Period.

WAIVER OF LIABILITY/PUBLICITY RELEASE:  By participating in the Sweepstakes and submitting an entry, each entrant agrees to (a) be bound by these Official Rules, including all entry requirements, and (b) waive any and all claims against Sponsor, the MLB Entities, AutoNation, Inc., Marlins Funding LLC, Marlins Holdings LLC, City of Miami, Miami-Dade County, Facebook, Apple, Inc. and each of their respective parents, affiliated companies, subsidiaries, officers, directors, employees, agents, licensees, distributors, dealers, retailers, printers, representatives and advertising and promotion agencies, and any and all other companies associated with the Sweepstakes, and all of their respective officers, directors, employees, agents and representatives (collectively, "Released Parties") for any injury, damage or loss that may occur, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from the participation in the Sweepstakes (including any adverse credit decision by the finance company) or from the receipt or use of any Prize (or any portion thereof) or any travel or activity related to the receipt or use of any Prize (or any portion thereof). By entering this Sweepstakes, each entrant gives his/her express permission to be contacted by Sponsor, Miami Marlins, and/or MLBAM by telephone, email and/or postal mail for Sweepstakes purposes. Each Winner, by acceptance of the Prize, grants to Sponsor, Miami Marlins, MLBAM and each of their respective designees the right to publicize such Winner's name, address (city and state of residence), photograph, voice, statements and/or other likeness and prize information for advertising, promotional, trade and/or any other purpose in any media or format now known or hereafter devised, throughout the world, in perpetuity, without limitation and without further compensation, consideration, permission or notification, unless prohibited by law.

GENERAL CONDITIONS: Released Parties are not responsible for stolen, late, incomplete, illegible, inaccurate, misdirected, lost, misrouted, scrambled, damaged, delayed, undelivered, mutilated, postage-due or garbled entries, transmissions, email or mail; or for lost, interrupted or unavailable network, cable, satellite, server, Internet Service Provider (ISP), wireless network, website, or other connections including those through and/or by any website, availability or accessibility or miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, telephone, cable or wireless transmissions, lines, or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties; wireless service congestion; failures or malfunctions of phones, phone lines or telephone systems, wireless towers or cellular tower equipment; any error, omission, interruption, defect or delay in wireless or other transmission, processing, or communication; non-delivery; misdirected, blocked, or delayed email notifications; printing, typographical or other errors appearing within these Official Rules, in any Sweepstakes-related advertisements or other materials; or any other errors, problems or difficulties of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic, network, computer, telephone, wireless service, mail, typographical, printing or otherwise relating to or in connection with the Sweepstakes, including, without limitation, errors or difficulties which may occur in connection with the administration of the Sweepstakes, the processing of entries, the announcement of the Prizes or in any Sweepstakes-related materials, or the cancellation or postponement of any Major League Baseball game, event or exhibition. Released Parties are also not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by website users, tampering, hacking, or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes. Released Parties are not responsible for injury or damage to entrants' or to any other person's computer and/or wireless device related to or resulting from participating in this Sweepstakes or downloading materials from or use of the website. Persons who tamper with or abuse any aspect of the Sweepstakes or website or attempt to undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes by cheating, deception or other unfair playing practices, or intend to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other entrant or any representative of Sponsor, Miami Marlins, and/or MLBAM or who are in violation of these Official Rules, as solely determined by Sponsor, will be disqualified and all associated entries will be void. Any attempt to deliberately damage the content or operation of this Sweepstakes is unlawful and subject to legal action by Sponsor, Miami Marlins, MLBAM and/or their respective agents. Sponsor shall have the sole right to disqualify any entrant for violation of these Official Rules or any applicable laws relating to the Sweepstakes, and to resolve all disputes in its sole discretion. Released Parties (a) make no warranty, guaranty or representation of any kind concerning any Prize (or any portion thereof), and (b) disclaim any implied warranty. Sponsor's failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.

Sponsor and MLBAM reserve the right, in their sole discretion, to cancel or suspend the Sweepstakes (or any portion thereof) should virus, bugs, unauthorized human intervention, or other causes corrupt administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper operation of the Sweepstakes (or any portion thereof). In the event of cancellation, Sponsor may elect to identify the Winners and award the Prizes by way of random drawing from among all non-suspect, eligible entries received up to the time of such cancellation. Sponsor and MLBAM also reserve the right, in their sole discretion, to modify these Official Rules for clarification purposes without materially affecting the terms and conditions of the Sweepstakes.

CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE ASSOCIATED WITH THIS SWEEPSTAKES 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 WILL DISQUALIFY ANY ENTRANT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ATTEMPT, AND SPONSOR, MIAMI MARLINS, MLBAM AND/OR THEIR RESPECTIVE AGENTS RESERVE THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS' FEES) AND OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY PERSON OR PERSONS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ATTEMPT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

Entries generated by a script, macro or other mechanical or automated means will be disqualified. In the event of dispute as to the identity or eligibility of any potential winner based on an email address, the winning entry will be declared made by the Authorized Email Account Holder of the email address submitted at the time of entry of from which entry is submitted, provided he/she is eligible according to these Official Rules. The "Authorized Email Account Holder" is defined as the natural person to whom the applicable Internet service provider or other organization (such as a business or educational institution) has assigned the email address for the domain associated with the submitted email address. In the event of dispute as to the identity or eligibility of any potential winner based on digital ticket scan, the winning entry will be declared made by the official holder of the digital ticket scanned at the Stadium, provided he/she is eligible according to these Official Rules.

As a condition of entering this Sweepstakes, each entrant agrees that (i) any and all disputes, claims, controversies or causes of action arising out of or relating to this Sweepstakes, or any prizes awarded (each, a "Claim"), shall be (1) arbitrated on an individual basis only, and shall not be consolidated or joined with or in any arbitration or other proceeding involving a Claim of any other party, and (2) settled by binding arbitration in Miami, Florida before a single arbitrator appointed by the American Arbitration Association in accordance with its then governing rules and procedures, and judgment on the award rendered by the arbitrator may be entered by any court having jurisdiction thereof; and (ii) under no circumstance will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental, consequential or any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses. These Official Rules shall be governed by and construed and interpreted in accordance with the laws of the State of Florida, applicable to contracts entered into and performed exclusively in that State.  IN NO EVENT WILL SPONSOR'S, THE MLB ENTITIES', OR AUTONATION'S TOTAL LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ALL DAMAGES, LOSSES, OR CAUSES OF ACTION EXCEED THE AMOUNT OF $10,000. YOU ALSO GIVE UP YOUR RIGHT TO PARTICIPATE IN AN ACTION AGAINST SPONSOR, THE MLB ENTITIES, OR AUTONATION ON A CLASS, REPRESENTATIVE, OR OTHER SIMILAR BASIS (COLLECTIVELY, "CLASS ACTION"), INCLUDING ANY RIGHT TO CLASS ARBITRATION OR CONSOLIDATION OF INDIVIDUAL ARBITRATIONS.  You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Sponsor, the MLB Entities, and AutoNation from and against any and all claims, proceedings, damages, injuries, losses, costs, and expenses (including reasonable attorneys' fees), relating to your winning or use of the Prize that leads to any claim against us by a third party, regardless of the nature of the cause of action or claim.

Apple, Inc. is not a sponsor of, or responsible for conducting, the Sweepstakes. All entry data provided online is provided to Sponsor, Miami Marlins, and/or MLBAM and not to Facebook. This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook.

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