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Steaks with The Skipper Sweepsteaks

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 IN NEW YORK AND FLORIDA, AND 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 Steaks with "The Skipper" Sweepsteaks ("Sweepstakes") is open only to legal residents of the United States (excluding residents of New York and Florida) including its commonwealths, territories and possessions (collectively referred to herein as "states") who are the legal age of majority or older in their jurisdiction of residence (and at least eighteen [18] years of age) at the time of entry. 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 Kansas City Steak Company ("Sponsor"), the MLB Entities 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 (defined below). 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, territory and local laws, rules and regulations. Void in New York and Florida, and where prohibited or restricted by law, rule or regulation.

HOW TO ENTER: The Sweepstakes begins at 9:00 AM Central Time ("CT") on June 4, 2018, and ends at 5:59 PM CT on July 13, 2018 ("Entry Period"). The timeclock for the computer system administering the Sweepstakes is the official timekeeper for all Sweepstakes purposes and entries are not valid until received by Sponsor's servers. Proof of sending an entry does not constitute proof that Sponsor, Kansas City Royals or MLBAM received the entry. Enter the Sweepstakes as outlined below. No other method of entry will be accepted. 

Limit one (1) entry per person/email address/household. Additional entries beyond the specified limit will be void. 

Entry Method: During the Entry Period go to www.royals.com/steakswiththeskippersweepsteaks and click on the Sweepstakes banners, buttons and/or links to access the online entry form for the Sweepstakes. By successfully transmitting a completed online entry form 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, MLB.com's Terms of Use accessible at: http://mlb.mlb.com/mlb/official_info/about_mlb_com/terms_of_use.jsp and Privacy Policy accessible at: www.mlb.com/privacy. 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 Sponsor, royals.com and/or MLB.com, and/or (b) mobile text messages and updates from royals.com and/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.  

RANDOM DRAWING: The potential winners of the Sweepstakes will be selected by random drawing on or about July 30, 2018, from among all eligible entries received. 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. Limit one (1) Prize per person, family or household.

PRIZES: Fifteen (15) Prizes will be awarded at the discretion of Sponsor as follows:

Grand Prizes: Five (5) Grand Prizes Will Be Awarded. Five (5) Winners will each receive the opportunity for Winner and one (1) guest to attend one (1) steak dinner provided by The Kansas City Steak Company and attended by Ned Yost, with the other Grand Prize Winners and guests on a date and at a time and location in Weston, Missouri, selected and secured by Sponsor; one (1) autographed cutting board signed by Ned Yost; and one (1) Kansas City Steak Company® Six (6)-month Steak Club (restrictions and limitations may apply, see website at https://www.kansascitysteaks.com/6-Month-Gift-Club.3.htm ) (each, the "Grand Prize" and collectively, the "Grand Prizes"). (Approximate Retail Value ("ARV") of each Grand Prize: $1319.94: ARV for all five (5) Grand Prizes: $6599.70. The steak dinner portion of the Grand Prizes will take place at a location in Weston, Missouri. TRANSPORTATION TO/FROM THE STEAK DINNER AND LODGING NOT INCLUDED. 

First Prizes: Five (5) First Prizes Will Be Awarded. Five (5) Winners will each receive one (1) Kansas City Steak Company Three Month Steak Club (restrictions and limitations may apply, see website at https://www.kansascitysteaks.com/3-Month-Gift-Club.3.htm for details) (each, a "First Prize" and collectively, the "First Prizes"). (ARV of each First Prize: $264.95; total ARV for all five (5) First Prizes: $1324.75)  

Second Prizes: Five (5) Second Prizes Will Be Awarded. Five (5) Winners will each receive one (1) Kansas City Steak Company Gift Box consisting of four (4), six (6) oz Filet Mignon (restrictions and limitations may apply, see website at https://www.kansascitysteaks.com/product/super-trimmed-filet-mignon) (each, a "Second Prize" and together with the Grand Prizes and First Prizes, the "Prizes"). (ARV of each Second Prize: $114.95; total ARV for all five (5) Second Prizes: $574.75)

PRIZE CONDITIONS: All Prize details shall be determined in the sole and absolute discretion of Sponsor and/or the MLB Entities, as applicable. Each Winner is fully responsible for any and all applicable federal, state, territory 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 other expenses incurred by accepting the Prize are the sole responsibility of each individual Winner. 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.  

Additional Prize Conditions Applicable to the Grand Prizes: All Prize details, including without limitation the date, timing, nature, duration and location of the steak dinner and the exact menu to be served, shall be determined in the sole and absolute discretion of Sponsor and/or the MLB Entities, as applicable. In the event Ned Yost is unavailable for any reason, Sponsor reserves the right to substitute an alternate member of the Kansas City Royals personnel as determined solely by Sponsor and the applicable MLB Entities to participate in Ned Yost's absence. TRANSPORTATION TO/FROM THE EVENT OR EXHIBITION AND LODGING NOT INCLUDED. No more than one (1) guest may attend the Grand Prize event with each Grand Prize Winner. The guest of a Grand Prize Winner must be over the age of majority in the jurisdiction in which the guest resides on the date the Declaration and Release Forms are executed, unless the winner is the guest's parent or legal guardian. Each Grand Prize Winner and his/her guest agree to comply with all applicable Sponsor rules and instructions and any venue regulations in connection with the Grand Prize. Sponsor and the applicable MLB Entities reserve the right, in their sole discretion, to remove or to deny any Grand Prize Winner and/or his/her guest entry to the event or to remove any individual who engage(s) in a disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person, including without limitation Ned Yost, at the event. Released Parties (defined below) will not be responsible for changes in Ned Yost's schedule, weather conditions, Acts of God, acts of terrorism, civil disturbances, work stoppage or any natural disaster outside their control that may cause the cancellation or postponement of the event. Grand Prize winners and guests agree to comply with background checks, if requested by Sponsor.

NOTIFICATION: Each potential winner will be notified at the email address, postal address and/or telephone number (in the sole discretion of Sponsor) provided at the time of entry (the "Prize Notification"). In the event that any potential winner does not respond to any such Prize Notification within thirty-six (36) hours of the time of issuance or declines the Prize for any reason, a disqualification will result, 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. Each potential winner and guest, as applicable, 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 thirty-six (36) hours of the time of issuance (collectively, the "Declaration and Release Forms"). 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 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.

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, Ned Yost, any Prize provider, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, 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 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, Kansas City Royals and/or MLBAM by telephone, email and/or postal mail for Sweepstakes purposes. Each Winner, by acceptance of the Prize, grants to Sponsor, Kansas City Royals, MLBAM and each of their respective designees the right to publicize such Winner's name, address (city and state/territory of residence), photograph, video, 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, 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 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, or otherwise do, annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other entrant, guest, Ned Yost or any representative of Sponsor, Kansas City Royals 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, Kansas City Royals, 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 (i) make no warranty, guaranty or representation of any kind concerning any Prize (or any portion thereof), and (ii) 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, or may corrupt, the administration, security, fairness, integrity, safety 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, KANSAS CITY ROYALS, 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 Account Holder" of the email address submitted at the time of entry provided he/she is eligible according to these Official Rules. The "Authorized 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.

As a condition of entering this Sweepstakes, each entrant agrees that: 1) Any claim, dispute, or controversy (whether in contract, tort, or otherwise) arising out of, relating to, or connected in any way with Sweepstakes or Prizes will be resolved exclusively by final and binding arbitration conducted pursuant to the American Arbitration Association ("AAA") Consumer Arbitration Rules (if and as applicable depending on the amount in controversy); (2) This arbitration agreement is made pursuant to a transaction governed by the Federal Arbitration Act ("FAA"), 9 U.S.C. §§ 1-16; (3) The arbitration will be held in your county of residence; (4) The arbitrator's decision will be controlled by the terms and conditions of this Agreement; (5) The arbitrator will apply New York law consistent with the FAA and applicable statutes of limitations and will honor claims of privilege recognized at law; (6) There will be no authority for any claims to be arbitrated on a class or representative basis; arbitration can decide only your individual claims and the arbitrator may not consolidate or join the claims of other persons or parties who may be similarly situated; (7) The arbitrator will not have the power to award punitive, consequential or exemplary damages against any party; (8) In the event that the administrative fees and deposits you are required to pay under the AAA rules exceed $125, and you are unable to pay the additional fees and deposits, Sponsor retains the right to forward them to the AAA on the your behalf, subject to ultimate allocation by the arbitrator. In addition, if you are able to demonstrate that the costs of arbitration will be prohibitive as compared to the costs of litigation, Sponsor retains the right to pay as much of your filing and hearing fees in connection with the arbitration as the arbitrator deems necessary to prevent the arbitration from being cost-prohibitive; and (9) If any part of this Arbitration Provision is deemed to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable or illegal, the balance of this Arbitration Provision will remain in full force and effect and will be construed in accordance with its terms as if the invalid or illegal provision were not contained herein. The FAA applies to any disputes over arbitrability or the enforcement of this clause. 

All entry data provided via the online entry form is provided to Kansas City Royals Baseball Corporation ("Kansas City Royals") and/or MLBAM and not to Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram. This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.

WINNERS LIST: For a list of Winners' names, mail a request and a self-addressed stamped envelope to be received by December 31, 2018, to: Steaks with The Skipper Sweepsteaks Winner's List c/o MLB Advanced Media 75 9th Avenue, 5th Floor New York, NY 10011 Vermont residents may omit postage on the "self-addressed stamped envelope."

SPONSOR: The Sponsor of this Sweepstakes is The Kansas City Steak Company, 12200 N. Ambassador Drive, Kansas City, MO 64163. 

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