NO PURCHASE OR ACCOUNT NECESSARY. A PURCHASE OR ACCOUNT WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID IN NEW YORK, FLORIDA, RHODE ISLAND, AND WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. The 2022 Royals™ Flyaway Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) begins on May 9, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. CT, and ends on June 19, 2022 at 5:00 p.m. CT (“Sweepstakes Period”).
Eligibility: The Sweepstakes is open open only to legal U.S. residents residing in the 50 United States or District of Columbia, excluding Rhode Island, New York or Florida. Must be at least 21 years of age or older and the age of majority in their state of residence. Employees, officers and directors, their immediate family members (spouse, siblings, children and parents, regardless of where they live) or members of the same households (whether related or not) of Commerce Bancshares, Inc., Commerce Bank, Kansas City Royals Baseball Corporations Club, LLC (“Kansas City Royals”), the other MLB Entities (defined below) and each of their respective subsidiaries, affiliates or agents. The “MLB Entities” shall mean the Office of the Commissioner of Baseball (“BOC”), its Bureaus, Committees, Subcommittees and Councils, MLB Advanced Media, L.P., 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. Commerce Bank (the “Sponsor”), its affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies and those entities associated with the development, distribution or implementation of this Sweepstakes are not eligible to participate.
Entry: During the Sweepstakes Period, the Sweepstakes can be entered through one of the following methods, with a limit of one entry per person:
Mail-In Entry: To enter by mail, send a 3”x5” postcard with your name, address, age, email address, and phone number in a standard business size envelope to: Commerce Bank/2022 Royals™ Flyaway Sweepstakes, Commerce Bank, 811 Main Street, 811-12, Kansas City, MO 64105. Only one entry per envelope. Entries must contain all required information and be postmarked by the end of the Sweepstakes Period to be eligible. Sponsor is not responsible for any misdirected or unreceived entries.
Online Entry: To enter online, submit your name, address, phone number and email address at Royals.com/sweeps. Entries must contain all required information and be submitted by the end of the Sweepstakes Period to be eligible. Sponsor’s computer will be the official clock for this Sweepstakes.
Maximum of one entry per person, regardless of the entry method used. By entering the Sweepstakes, each entrant warrants that he or she has read and agrees to be bound by these Official Rules. Eligible entrants agree that Sponsor shall retain full authority, in its sole discretion, to interpret and administer these Official Rules, and entrants agree to be bound by all decisions and interpretations made in good faith by Sponsor or its designee.
All entries become the property of the Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned, and no correspondence will be entered into regarding the status of any entry. Entries that do not comply with the terms of the Sweepstakes will result in disqualification. Incomplete or illegible entries will not be considered. This program is subject to change without notification in Sponsor’s sole discretion. Entries will be void if electronically or mechanically reproduced, forged, defective, altered or obtained through unauthorized channels or if they contain production, typographical, electronic, mechanical or other errors. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any entry at any time which, in Sponsor’s opinion, is offensive, contains unsuitable material, endangers the safety or well being of any person, or if it is determined the entrant has not complied with these Official Rules.
Winning: On or about June 22, 2022, Sponsor will conduct a random drawing of all eligible entries received to select one winner to receive thea Prize, described below. Decisions of the Sponsor will be final and binding on all matters relating to this Sweepstakes. The Prize is not transferable. No substitution or cash redemption of the Prize, or any portion thereof, is allowed, except at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. If the potential winner cannot be reached within a reasonable time period after the drawing, does not respond within five business days of the first notification attempt, is found to be ineligible, does not comply with these Official Rules or declines to accept the Prize, the potential winner may be disqualified in Sponsor’s sole discretion, and in such case Sponsor will select an alternate winner in a random drawing from remaining eligible entries.
Prize: The winner(s) will receive roundtrip airfare for winner and one (1) guest from an airport nearest winner’s residence to New York La Guardia Airport, two (2) night hotel (standard, double occupancy room) accommodation for winner and his/her one (1) guest at a hotel determined by Sponsor at its sole discretion, and two (2) tickets for winner and his/her one (1) guest for both the July 29, 2022 and July 30, 2022 games between the New York Yankees and against the Kansas City Royals (the “Prize”), unless the winner(s) fails to comply with these Official Rules. The approximate retail value of the Prize is $2,000.00. GROUND TRANSPORTATION TO/FROM THE AIRPORT/ HOTEL/GAMES IS NOT INCLUDED. If the Prize or any portion thereof cannot be awarded for any reason, Sponsor reserves the right to substitute such Prize with another prize of equal or greater value.
Odds: The odds of winning the Prize will depend on number of entries. The actual odds of winning the Prize depend upon the total number of eligible entries received.
Taxes: The winner is responsible for all applicable local, state and federal taxes. When required by federal law, Sponsor will report the names of the winner and the value of the Prize won to the Internal Revenue Service. If requested by Sponsor, the potential winner will be required to complete, sign and return to Sponsor an IRS Form W-9 prior to receiving the Prize. Failure to complete, sign and return a W-9 will result in the winner being disqualified, and in such case Sponsor will select an alternate winner in a random drawing from remaining eligible entries.
Additional Conditions: In the event of non-compliance with these Official Rules, the winner may forfeit any the Prize won and an alternate winner will be selected. Each entrant agrees to, accepts and shall abide by these Official Rules of this Sweepstakes and agrees that any dispute with regard to the conduct of this Sweepstakes, rule interpretation or award of the Prize, shall be resolved by Sponsor, in its sole discretion. Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other errors in the printing of these Official Rules, administration of this Sweepstakes or in the announcement of any the winner(s) or Prize(s). If for any reason Sponsor is unable to run this Sweepstakes as planned, or if any computer or web site associated with this Sweepstakes does not allow the proper playing of the Sweepstakes and the processing of entries per these rules, or if infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, actions by entrants, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes, in Sponsor’s sole opinion, corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any entrant implicated in such action, and/or to cancel, modify or suspend this Sweepstakes or any portion thereof. In the event this Sweepstakes is cancelled, Sponsor reserves the right to conduct a random drawing to award the Prize from among all eligible, non-suspect, entries received for the drawing prior to the time of the action or event warranting such cancellation.
Hold Harmless/Release: By participating, each entrant agrees to hold harmless Sponsor, the MLB Entities, participating sponsors, and any of their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, employees and agencies from any liability whatsoever, and waive and release such parties from any and all causes of action, for any claims, costs, injuries, losses, or damages of any kind (including, without limitation, claims, costs, injuries, losses and damages related to personal injuries, death, damage to or destruction of property, rights of publicity or privacy, defamation or portrayal in a false light, whether intentional or unintentional) arising out of or in connection with the event or acceptance, possession, or use/misuse of any the Prize, participation in any promotion-related activity, or participation in the promotion, whether under a theory of contract, torts (including, without limitation, negligence), warranty, or any other theory or cause of action.
Winners List/Official Rules: To obtain the name of the Sweepstakes winner, contact 1-800-645-2103. To obtain a copy of the “Official Rules” for the Sweepstakes, visit CommerceBank.com/Royalsflyaway, call 1-800-645-2103 or provide send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to Commerce Bank, 811 Main Street, 811-12, Kansas City, MO 64105. Commerce Bank reserves the right to change or modify these rules while the Sweepstakes is in progress. Any changes or modifications will be posted online.
Sponsor. The Sponsor of this Sweepstakes is Commerce Bank, 811 Main Street, 811-12, Kansas City, MO 64106 (“Sponsor” or “Commerce Bank”).
This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, administered, produced or executed by any of the MLB Entities.
Major League Baseball trademarks, service marks and copyrights are proprietary to the MLB Entities. All rights reserved.