MINNESOTA TWINS FAMILY FLY AWAY SWEEPSTAKES (THE "SWEEPSTAKES")
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. ODDS OF WINNING THE PRIZE ARE DETAILED IN THE SECTION TITLED "RANDOM DRAWING" BELOW. INTERNET ACCESS AND A VALID E-MAIL ADDRESS ARE REQUIRED TO ENTER THE SWEEPSTAKES. 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 entry period begins at 9:00 AM Eastern Time ("ET") on June 6, 2019, and ends at 1:59 AM ET on June 20, 2019 (the "Entry Period").
ELIGIBILITY: The Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of Iowa, Minnesota, South Dakota, North Dakota and Wisconsin who are eighteen (18) years of age or older 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 Minnesota Twins, LLC ("Minnesota Twins"), the other MLB Entities, Securian Financial Group, Inc. ("Sponsor") 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 in the Sweepstakes or win the 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"), 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 the states listed above, and where prohibited or restricted by law, rule or regulation.
HOW TO ENTER: You may enter the Sweepstakes in one (1) of the following two (2) ways: via Facebook or Twitter. No other method of entry will be accepted. Limit one (1) entry per person/Facebook account/Twitter account/email address, regardless of method of entry. Additional entries beyond the specified limit, and any entries that do not comply with these Official Rules, will be void. Sponsor's computer shall be the official clock of the Sweepstakes.
- Facebook Method: To enter via Facebook, you must have a valid, public Facebook account. If you do not have a Facebook account, visit facebook.com and register in accordance with the enrollment instructions for a free Facebook account. During the Entry Period log in to your Facebook account and go to www.facebook.com/twins (the "Official Facebook Page") and submit your entry by publicly posting the hashtag #TwinsFamilyFlyAway (the "Hashtag") as a comment in response to the Sweepstakes-specific Facebook post posted by Minnesota Twins to the Official Facebook Page (the "Post"). Comments must remain public through the Drawing Date. By successfully posting the Hashtag as a comment to the Post, as directed, during the Entry Period that remains public through the Drawing Date you will receive one (1) entry in the Sweepstakes.
- Twitter Method: To enter via Twitter, you must (a) have a valid, public (i.e., not protected) Twitter account and be a follower of the official Twitter account of Minnesota Twins (@Twins) and (b), during the Entry Period, publicly post the Hashtag in response to the Sweepstakes-specific Tweet posted by @Twins. Any Tweet response not including the Hashtag will be void. Tweets must remain publicly posted through the Drawing Date. By successfully posting a Tweet, as directed, during the Entry Period that remains public through the Drawing Date you will receive one (1) entry in the Sweepstakes. If you do not have a Twitter account, visit www.twitter.com and register in accordance with the enrollment instructions for a free Twitter account.
RANDOM DRAWING: The potential winner of the Sweepstakes will be selected by random drawing on or about June 21, 2019 ("Drawing Date"), from among all eligible entries received during the Entry Period (which shall be based on the time entry is available to Minnesota Twins on Facebook.com or Twitter.com, as applicable). 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. 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 Entry Period (based on the time entry is available to Minnesota Twins on Facebook.com or Twitter.com, as applicable).
PRIZE: One (1) prize will be awarded. The winner will receive round trip, coach-class air transportation for winner and three (3) guests between a major airport near winner's residence (determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion) and Chicago, IL; one (1) nights' accommodations at Sponsor's choice of hotel in Chicago, IL (two  rooms, each double occupancy); four (4) tickets for use by winner and his/her three (3) guests for the Minnesota Twins away game played in Chicago, IL on August 28, 2019 (the "Game"). Approximate Retail Value ("ARV") of the prize: $1,500. GROUND TRANSPORTATION NOT INCLUDED. Travel must take place on the dates specified by Sponsor and surrounding the Game or winner will forfeit the prize. All travelers must travel on the same itinerary. Travel subject to availability and blackout dates. Travel must be round trip. Sponsor will determine airline and flight itinerary in its sole discretion. No refund or compensation will be made in the event of the cancellation or delay of any flight. Travel is subject to the terms and conditions set forth in these Official Rules, and those set forth by the Sponsor's airline carrier of choice as detailed in the passenger ticket contract. Sponsor and the MLB Entities are not responsible if any flight, the Game, or any other scheduled event is delayed, postponed or cancelled for any reason and winner will not be reimbursed. All expenses, travel, and other costs not expressly stated in the prize description above, including, without limitation, ground transportation are the sole responsibility of winner. If one of winner's guests is a minor (as determined by his/her state of residence), winner or another guest must be such minor's parent/legal guardian and must complete required paperwork on behalf of such minor, as applicable. Travel companions must execute liability/publicity (except where prohibited by law) releases prior to issuance of prize documents. Restrictions, conditions and limitations may apply. Lost, mutilated, or stolen tickets, vouchers or certificates will not be replaced. By accepting the prize, winner agrees to abide by any terms, conditions and restrictions provided by the tickets (Game and travel). Sponsor and the MLB Entities are not responsible if winner or any guest does not use ticket on day of the Game. The ARV of travel may vary based on airfare fluctuations and distance between departure and destination. Winner will not receive difference between actual value and ARV.
PRIZE CONDITIONS: All prize details shall be determined in the sole and absolute discretion of Sponsor. 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 ground transportation costs, meals, gratuities and any and all other expenses incurred by accepting the prize are the sole responsibility of the winner. 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. GROUND TRANSPORTATION NOT INCLUDED. Exact seat locations at the Game and exact Game date shall be determined by Sponsor at its sole discretion. Winner's guests must be of legal age of majority in their jurisdictions 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 discretion of the BOC and/or the applicable Club, as applicable, and may be subject to change. The terms and conditions of the Game 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/or his/her guests 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. Sponsor and the MLB Entities 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 part of the prize 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.
CONTENT RESTRICTIONS: Entrants must not include any of the following content (the "Content Restrictions") in any entry: (a) pornography, adult-oriented content or any other sexually-explicit material; (b) materials relating to lotteries or gambling; (c) explicit language or content, images of violence, or promotion of illegal activities; (d) content in violation of intellectual property rights or laws; (e) libelous, defamatory, disparaging, tortious or slanderous materials; (f) content that denigrates, disparages or reflects negatively on Sponsor, the MLB Entities, their owners and employees, or the game of baseball; (g) tobacco, e-cigarettes, alcohol or drugs; (h) dangerous stunts; (i) real weapons of any kind including, but not limited to, guns, knives or projectiles; (j) material that promotes bigotry, racism, hatred or harm against any group or individual or promotes discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation, age or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law, ordinance, or regulation; (k) individuals under legal age of majority without providing a signed release from parent or legal guardian; (l) audio and/or visual content owned by any third party (e.g., recorded music; pre-produced video, etc.); and (m) material that is unlawful, or otherwise in violation of or contrary to the laws or regulations in any state where the entry is created. Any entry that does not comply with the foregoing, in the sole discretion of Sponsor, will be disqualified.
NOTIFICATION: The potential winner will be notified via Facebook, direct message to the potential winner's Twitter account and/or email by Sponsor, Minnesota Twins and/or MLBAM (the "Prize Notification") and will be required to privately (through Facebook direct message, Twitter direct message, email, or other secure means, as applicable) provide his/her name, address, age and other personal information necessary to receive the prize. In the event that the potential winner does not respond to such Prize Notification within three (3) days of the issuance of the Prize Notification, 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 received as of the end of the Entry Period. The 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 three (3) days of responding to the Prize Notification. 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 (i) be bound by these Official Rules, including all entry requirements, and (ii) waive any and all claims against Sponsor, the MLB Entities, Facebook, Inc. ("Facebook"), Twitter, Inc. ("Twitter"), Instagram, Inc. ("Instagram"), 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 or misuse of the prize (or any portion thereof). By entering this Sweepstakes, each entrant gives his/her express permission to be contacted by Sponsor, Minnesota Twins and/or MLBAM by telephone, email and/or postal mail for Sweepstakes purposes. By acceptance of the prize, winner grants to Sponsor, Minnesota Twins, 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 prize 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 entrant's 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 any 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, Minnesota Twins, and/or MLBAM or who are in violation of these Official Rules, as solely determined by Sponsor and the applicable MLB Entities, 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, Minnesota Twins, 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 the prize (or any portion thereof), and (ii) disclaim any implied warranty. Sponsor's and any MLB Entity's failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.
Minnesota Twins, 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 winner and award the prize 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, MINNESOTA TWINS, MLBAM AND 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. In the event of dispute as to the identity or eligibility of any potential winner based on a Facebook account or Twitter account, the winning entry will be declared made by the Authorized Facebook/Twitter Account Holder of the Facebook or Twitter account used to enter the applicable Sweepstakes provided he/she is eligible according to these Official Rules. For entries via Facebook or Twitter, the "Authorized Facebook/Twitter Account Holder" is defined as the natural person who is assigned to a Facebook account by Facebook.com or Twitter account by twitter.com, as applicable.
Proof to Sponsor's satisfaction of being the Authorized Account Holder or Authorized Facebook/Twitter Account Holder may be required by Sponsor.
As a condition of entering this Sweepstakes, each entrant agrees that (A) 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 (B) 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 online is provided to Sponsor, Minnesota Twins, and/or MLBAM and not to Facebook, Instagram or Twitter. This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook, Instagram or Twitter. TWITTER, TWEET, RETWEET and the Twitter logo are trademarks of Twitter, Inc. or its affiliates.
SPONSOR: The Sponsor of this Sweepstakes is Securian Financial Group Inc., 400 Robert Street North, St. Paul, MN 55101-2098.
WINNERS LIST: For the winner's name, mail a request and a self-addressed stamped envelope to be received by October 1, 2019, to: Minnesota Twins Family Fly Away Sweepstakes Winner's Name c/o Minnesota Twins, LLC, Target Field, 1 Twins Way, Minneapolis, MN 55403.
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