THE STEELERS 2015 NFL DRAFT CONTEST
ENTRIES ARE FREE OF CHARGE. ONE ENTRY ALLOWED PER ELIGIBLE PERSON PER DAY. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER. PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. ODDS OF WINNING DEPEND UPON THE NUMBER OF ELIGIBLE ENTRIES RECEIVED BY SPONSOR. Void where prohibited or otherwise restricted by law.
By participating in The Steelers 2015 NFL Draft Contest ("Contest"), you agree to these official rules ("Rules"), inclusive of all terms and conditions. Please read the Rules carefully before participating. You must follow the directions provided within these Rules to be eligible to receive the Prize in connection with the Contest.
SPONSOR: This Contest is sponsored by Pittsburgh Steelers LLC, 100 Art Rooney Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15212 ("Sponsor" or “Steelers”).
HOW TO ENTER: The Contest will begin on March 30, 2015, at 9:00 AM EST and end on April 16, 2015, at 11:59 PM EST ("Promotion Period"). To enter the Contest, you must go to http://www.steelersnationunite.com, and either (i) complete registration into the Steelers Nation Unite program (“SNU”) by completing your profile, or (ii) if you are already a member of SNU, just sign in; and in either case, agree to be bound by the terms and conditions of these Rules (the “Entry”). Those eligible individuals submitting a completed Steelers Nation Unite profile or Sign In and agreeing to the Rules (the “Entrants”) will be entered into a random drawing as described in these Rules. All Entrants agree that all decisions of the Steelers shall be final and binding with respect to all matters related to the Contest, and Entrants waive any right to challenge any decisions made by the Steelers, and waive any right to claim any ambiguity in the Rules or any Entry.
Entries must be received by the end of the Promotion Period. Limit of ONE (1) DAILY, AND ONLY ONE (1) DAILY, Entry per person on any one day. Multiple entries received from any person beyond this limit will void all such additional entries. Entries that are incomplete, garbled, corrupted, or unintelligible for any reason, including, but not limited to, computer or network malfunction or congestion, are void and will not be accepted.
Failure to follow any instructions provided in these Rules may result in disqualification. All materials submitted become the property of Sponsor, and Entries will not be acknowledged or returned. You are responsible for your costs of entering, including online access charges, etc. The time of receipt of any valid Entry shall be the time such valid Entry becomes available to Sponsor. Sponsor's computer shall be the official clock of the Contest.
By entering this Contest, an Entrant gives express permission to be contacted by Sponsor.
ELIGIBILITY: The Contest is open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States of America and the District of Columbia, who are eighteen (18) years of age or older (except in the case of legal residents of certain states where the legal age of majority is greater than eighteen (18) years of age, who then must meet the state’s legal age of majority) at the time of entry. Notwithstanding the prior sentence, this Contest is void where prohibited or restricted by law, rule or regulation. Officers, directors, and employees of Sponsor Entities (defined below), members of these persons’ immediate families (spouses and/or parents, children, and siblings, and their spouses, regardless of where they reside), and/or persons living in the same households as these persons (whether or not related thereto) are not eligible to enter or win the Contest. "Sponsor Entities" shall mean Sponsor and its parent, subsidiary, and affiliate companies, and administrative, advertising, and promotion agencies, and any other entity involved in the development, administration, promotion, or implementation of the Contest.
WINNER: One (1) winner will be chosen on April 17, 2015, at random from the pool of Entrants who have completed the required steps as of the end of the Promotion Period. Winning is subject to verification of eligibility. The name of the winner will be posted on Steelers Nation Unite’s official website page, http://www.steelersnationunite.com, on or about ___April 20____, 2015 at 5:00 PM (ET).
PRIZE: THERE WILL BE ONLY ONE (1) PRIZE (the “Prize”) AWARDED: A trip for two (2) to Chicago, IL, to attend the first day of the 2015 NFL Draft on April 30, 2015. Winner must be able to make his/her travel days before and after April 30, 2015. Trip package includes round trip, coach-class air transportation for two (2) from a major airport near winner’s home (determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion) to Chicago, IL; three (3) nights' accommodations (double occupancy room) at a hotel determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion; ground transportation to and from airport and hotel; and two (2) tickets to the 2015 NFL Draft on April 30, 2015. Winner must travel on the dates surrounding April 30, 2015 (determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion) or Prize will be forfeited. Additional VIP experiences may also be scheduled at the discretion of the Sponsor. Trip must be booked through Sponsor at least seven (7) days prior to departure.
The trip is 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 and accommodations are subject to availability. Travel is subject to the terms and conditions set forth in these Rules, and those set forth by the Sponsor’s airline carrier of choice as detailed in the passenger ticket contract. All expenses and incidental travel costs not expressly stated in the package description above, including but not limited to, additional ground transportation, meals, incidentals, passenger tariffs or duties, airline fees, surcharges, airport fees, service charges or facility charges, personal charges at lodging, security fees, taxes or other expenses are the responsibility solely of winner. The winner’s travel companion must be eighteen (18) years of age or older as of the date of departure, unless the travel companion is the child of the winner or a sibling/friend of winner with the appropriate parental permissions and releases and must travel on same itinerary and at the same time as the winner. Travel companion (or his/her parent, if applicable) must execute liability/publicity releases prior to issuance of travel documents. Travel restrictions, conditions and limitations may apply. If in the judgment of Sponsor air travel is not required due to winner’s proximity to prize event’s location, ground transportation to and from the winner’s home and the hotel will be substituted for round trip air travel at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Sponsor will not replace any lost, mutilated, or stolen tickets, travel vouchers or certificates. Sponsor is not responsible if the NFL Draft is delayed, postponed or cancelled for any reason, in which event that portion of the Prize is forfeited in its entirety and no substitution will be provided except as in Sponsor’s sole discretion. The Prize’s Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) is $2,500. Actual value may vary based on airfare fluctuations and distance between departure and destination. Winner will not receive difference between actual value and ARV. Odds of winning the Prize depend on the number of eligible Entries received during the Promotion Period. The Prize is non-transferable and non-assignable, with no cash redemption except at Sponsor's sole and absolute discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute for the Prize (or any portion thereof) with one of comparable or greater value at its sole and absolute discretion. 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 Prize acceptance and use not specified by these Rules as being provided are the sole responsibility of the winner.
NOTIFICATION: Sponsor will notify the potential winner at the telephone number provided in the Entry. Sponsor will make three attempts to contact a potential winner via telephone within 24 hours from the time of the drawing in which the potential winner was selected. If Sponsor is unable to reach a potential winner by telephone within such 24 hour period, then that potential winner will be disqualified and an alternate potential prize winner’s entry will be drawn from all remaining eligible entries at random. At the time of Sponsor’s contact with the potential winner, the potential winner will be asked to provide his/her proof of age, and a government-issued photo ID. The notified eligible winner shall be the only party eligible to claim the Prize.
If the prize winner declines the Prize, fails to claim the Prize, is unavailable for prize fulfillment, fails to abide by the Rules, or is ineligible, Sponsor may select an alternate winner from all remaining eligible entries. Sponsor is not responsible for and shall not be liable for unsuccessful efforts to notify a potential winner.
PUBLICITY RELEASE: By submission of its Entry, an Entrant grants to Sponsor, and each of its respective designees, the right to use or publicize such Entrant’s name, address (city and state of residence), voice, statements, photograph and/or other likeness (and as to the Entrant who wins, the right to use of the 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.
RELEASE/WAIVER OF LIABILITY: By participating in the Contest and submitting an Entry or accepting a Prize, each Entrant expressly agrees to forever waive, release, discharge, and covenant not to sue the Steelers and/or the Sponsor Entities 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 Contest, and all of their respective officers, directors, employees, agents and representatives (collectively, "Released Parties") of, for, and from any and all claims, debts, liabilities, demands, obligations, costs, fees, expenses, actions and causes of actions whatsoever, of every nature, character and description (collectively “Claims”), known or unknown, including, but not limited to, all those arising out of or in any way related to the Contest; these Rules; Entrant’s Entry; the negligence of Steelers or any of the Released Parties; the acceptance, possession, misuse or use of the Prize; any presence at or travel to or from Chicago or the NFL Draft; and any participation in the Contest. Further, by accepting a Prize the Prize winner expressly agrees to hold harmless the Steelers and all Released Parties from and against any and all Claims of any kind or nature whatsoever (including reasonable attorney’s fees and disbursements) arising out of or in any way related to the acceptance, possession, misuse or use of the Prize, and any presence at or travel to or from Chicago or the NFL Draft.
GENERAL CONDITIONS: Released Parties are not responsible for late, incomplete, illegible, inaccurate, undelivered, or garbled entries, interrupted or unavailable network or other connections; misdirected, blocked, or delayed notifications; printing, typographical or other errors appearing within these Rules, in any Contest-related advertisements or other materials; or any other errors, problems or difficulties of any kind relating to or in connection with the Contest, including, without limitation, errors or difficulties which may occur in connection with the administration of the Contest, the processing of entries, or the announcement of the Prize or in any Contest-related materials. Released Parties are also not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, tampering, hacking, or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Contest. Released Parties are not responsible for injury or damage to participants or to any other person's computer related to or resulting from participating in this Contest. 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. Persons who tamper with or abuse any aspect of the Contest, or attempt to undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest by cheating, deception or other unfair playing practices, or who are in violation of these Rules or any applicable laws relating to the Contest, 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 Contest is unlawful and subject to legal action by the Sponsor and/or its agents. Sponsor's failure to enforce any term of these Rules shall not constitute a waiver of any such term. All disputes will be resolved under the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, without regard to its conflicts of laws principles, and the laws of the United States. All disputes arising out of or with respect to this Contest or these Rules shall be heard exclusively in the courts, state and Federal, located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel or suspend the Contest (or any portion thereof) at any time. 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 reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to modify these Rules for clarification purposes without materially affecting the terms and conditions of the Contest. Sponsor further reserves the right to revoke the Prize or remove an Entrant or prize winner, at any time, if the Entrant or prize winner acts in a manner that is, in Steelers’ sole discretion, offensive, harassing, threatening, repugnant, or violent at any time in connection with the Contest or Prize.