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TUSSOCK JUMPER FOOD, WINE, AND BASEBALL SWEEPSTAKES (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. 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.

ELIGIBILITY: The Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of the continental United States and the District of Columbia (excluding Rhode Island, Alaska, and Hawaii), and have valid identification and are twenty-one (21) years of age or older at the time of entry. Employees, officers and directors, including the immediate families of such employees, officers and directors of Tussock Jumper Wines and Tri-Vin Imports, Inc. ("Sponsor"), Sterling Mets, L.P. ("New York Mets") and the other MLB Entities (defined below) and each of their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, wholesale distributors, individual retail licensees and any and all other companies associated with the Sweepstakes are not eligible. Transportation, travel expenses, and lodging are not included. 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"), 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 not sponsored or executed by any MLB Entity. This Sweepstakes is void in Rhode Island, Alaska, Hawaii and where prohibited by law, rule or regulation and is subject to federal, state and local regulations.

PROMOTION PERIOD: Sweepstakes begins at 10:00:01 a.m. Eastern Time ("ET") on June 10, 2019, and ends at 4:59:59 p.m. ET on July 12, 2019 ("Sweepstakes Period"). 

HOW TO ENTER: To enter, during the Sweepstakes Period go to https://www.mlb.com/mets/forms/2019-tussock-food-wine-baseball-sweepstakes ("Website") to access the online entry form for the Sweepstakes. By successfully transmitting a completed online entry form during the Sweepstakes Period as directed, you will be entered in the Sweepstakes. All information submitted online by entrants is subject to, and will be treated in a manner consistent with, Major League Baseball's website (MLB.com) Terms of Use (the "Website Terms of Use") accessible at: https://www.mlb.com/official-information/terms-of-use and Privacy Policy accessible at: www.mlb.com/privacy. All entries must be received and recorded during the Sweepstakes Period. Entrants must fully complete and submit all non-optional data requested on the online entry form to be eligible. Incomplete and/or inaccurate entries are void. All entries must include a valid email address for the entrant. Entrants to the Sweepstakes may be given the option to receive (a) commercial email from mets.com and/or MLB.com, Sponsor and affiliates, and/or (b) mobile text messages and updates from mets.com or MLB.com; however, eligibility to participate in the Sweepstakes is not dependent upon entrant's consent to receive such emails and/or mobile text messages and updates and consenting to receive such emails and/or mobile text messages and updates will not impact any entrant's chances of winning. Standard messaging rates apply to mobile text messages and updates. Check with your mobile service provider for more information. MLBAM's computer is the official time keeping device for this Sweepstakes. No other form of entry is valid. Limit one (1) entry per person/email address. Additional entries beyond the specified limit will be void.

Released Parties are not responsible for illegible, lost, late, damaged, incomplete, misdirected, unintelligible, returned or undelivered entries or email or for lost, interrupted or unavailable satellite, network, server, Internet Service Provider (ISP), Website, or other connections availability, accessibility or traffic congestion, miscommunications, failed computer, network, satellite or cable hardware or software or lines, or technical failure, or jumbled, scrambled, delayed or misdirected transmissions, computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties, or other errors of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic or network. Persons who tamper with or abuse any aspect of this Sweepstakes or Website, or act in violation of the Official Rules, or act in any manner to threaten or abuse or harass any person, or violate the Website Terms of Use, as solely determined by Sponsor and MLBAM, will be disqualified. 

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, NEW YORK METS, MLBAM AND EACH OF 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. 

Released Parties are not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information whether caused by Website users, tampering, hacking, or by any of the programming or equipment associated with or used in this Sweepstakes, and assume no responsibility for any errors, omission, deletion, interruption or delay in operation or transmission or communication line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized Website access. Any use of script, robotic, macro, automated, mechanical, programmed or any other device to automate entry or subvert the entry process is prohibited and will void all such entries, and any individual who submitted entries through such means will subject be disqualified. Released Parties are not responsible for injury or damage to participant's or any other person's computer or mobile device or property related to or resulting from participating in this Sweepstakes. Should any portion of Sweepstakes be, in the sole opinion of Sponsor and MLBAM, as applicable, compromised by virus, worms, bugs, unauthorized human intervention or other causes which, in the sole opinion of the Sponsor and MLBAM, as applicable, corrupt or impair administration, security, fairness or proper play of this Sweepstakes, or submission of entries, Sponsor and MLBAM reserve the right at their sole discretion to suspend, modify or terminate the Sweepstakes (or any portion thereof), and randomly select the winner from among all non-suspect, eligible entries received prior to action taken, or otherwise as may be deemed fair and equitable by the Sponsor. In the event of a dispute regarding the identity of an entrant, the authorized subscriber of the email account submitted on the entry form will be deemed to be the entrant, and must comply with these Official Rules. The authorized account subscriber is the natural person who is assigned the email address by the ISP or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses. All materials submitted become the property of Sponsor and MLBAM, as applicable, and will not be returned.

The potential winner will be selected in a random drawing by Sponsor and affiliates, whose decisions are final in all matters relating to this Sweepstakes to be held on or about 7/24/19, from among all eligible entries received. Subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with the terms of these Official Rules, the potential winner will be declared the official winner of the Sweepstakes. Winner may not substitute or transfer prize, but Sponsor reserves the right to substitute prize (or portion thereof) with prize of equal or greater value. 

One (1) prize will be awarded. Odds of winning depend on the total number of eligible entries received. Potential winner will be notified by phone and/or email and will be required to respond to the phone call and/or email within forty-eight (48) hours indicating whether he/she can accept the prize. If no return call or email is received within the time allotted, an alternate potential winner may be selected, time permitting, by random drawing from among all remaining eligible entries. Any alternates selected will also be required to respond to the phone call or email within forty-eight (48) hours. Potential winner will be required to complete, sign and return an affidavit of eligibility and liability and, except where prohibited by law, publicity release within five (5) days of prize notification. In the event of noncompliance within any of these time periods, or if potential winner is ineligible or declines the prize for any reason, prize will be forfeited and an alternate potential winner may be selected, time permitting, by random drawing from among all remaining eligible entries. Any prize notification or prize (or any portion thereof) returned to the Sponsor or its agencies as undeliverable will result in disqualification and the awarding of the prize to an alternate winner. 

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, New York Mets and the other MLB Entities, Facebook, Inc. ("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 or from the receipt or use of the prize (or any portion thereof) or any travel or activity related to the receipt or use of the prize (or any portion thereof).By entering this Sweepstakes, each entrant gives his/her express permission to be contacted by Sponsor, New York Mets and/or MLBAM by telephone, email and/or postal mail for Sweepstakes purposes. Acceptance of prize offered constitutes permission to use winner's name, voice, biographical information and/or likeness for purposes of advertising and promotion without further compensation in all media now known or hereafter discovered worldwide and on the Internet without notice or review or approval as permitted by law.

PRIZE: One (1) prize will be awarded. The winner will receive four (4) silver club level tickets for winner and three (3) guests for the New York Mets 2019 regular season home game on Saturday, August 24, 2019, at Citi Field; one (1) gift card for use at Citi Field food and drink venues (gift card is subject to the terms and conditions of issuer); one (1) official New York Mets souvenir wine carafe; Tussock Jumper Wines branded gear, determined by Sponsor at its sole discretion; and the opportunity for winner and his/her three (3) guests to watch the postgame Fireworks Night from the field on the date of the game. Transportation, travel expenses, and lodging are not included. The exact nature and duration of the postgame fireworks viewing experience is determined by New York Mets in its sole discretion and subject to availability. 

PRIZE CONDITIONS: All prize details shall be determined in the sole and absolute discretion of Sponsor. The winner is fully responsible for any and all applicable federal, state and local taxes (including income and withholding taxes). All costs and expenses associated with the prize acceptance and use not specified herein as being provided, including but not limited to lodging, transportation costs, meals, gratuities and any and all other expenses incurred by accepting the Prize are the sole responsibility of the winner. The prize is non-transferable and non-assignable, with no cash redemptions except at Sponsor's sole and absolute discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute the prize (or any portion thereof) with a prize of comparable or greater value at its sole and absolute discretion. TRANSPORTATION TO/FROM THE GAME, EVENT OR EXHIBITION AND LODGING NOT INCLUDED. Seat locations at the game and exact game date shall be determined in the sole discretion of Sponsor. Winner's guests must be twenty-one (21) years of age or older. Major League Baseball game 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 the 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. Winner and his/her guests agree to comply with all applicable ballpark and venue, as applicable, regulations in connection with the prize. Sponsor and the applicable MLB Entities reserve the right to remove or to deny entry to the winner and his/her guests if he/she engages in a non-sportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person at the game. 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 the game. 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 prize forfeiture, and may invalidate the license granted by the game, event or exhibition tickets. Released Parties (a) make no warranty, guaranty or representation of any kind concerning the prize (or any portion thereof), and (b) disclaim any implied warranty.

By accepting the prize, winner agrees to release and hold the Released Parties harmless from any and all losses, damages, rights, claims and actions of any kind resulting from acceptance, possession use or misuse of the prize (or any portion thereof), including without limitation, personal injuries, death, and personal or real property damage. By participating in this Sweepstakes, participants agree to be bound by the 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 New York County, New York 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 New York, U.S.A, applicable to contracts entered into and performed exclusively in that State.

Apple, Inc. is not a sponsor of, or responsible for conducting, the Sweepstakes. 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.

WINNER'S LIST: For the winner's name, mail a request and a self-addressed stamped envelope to be received no later than ninety (90) days after the drawing date to: Food, Wine, and Baseball Sweepstakes Winner's List c/o Major League Baseball, attn: Patrick Lawler, 75 9th Avenue, New York, NY 10011 

SPONSOR: The Sponsor of this Sweepstakes is Tussock Jumper Wines and Tri-Vin Imports, Inc. 2 Clinton Place, New Rochelle, NY 10801, 

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