2021 PITTSBURGH STEELERS YINZCHAT CONTEST(S) OFFICIAL RULES
ENTRIES ARE FREE OF CHARGE. ONE ENTRY ALLOWED PER ELIGIBLE PERSON PER CONTEST. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER. ODDS OF WINNING DEPEND UPON THE NUMBER OF ELIGIBLE ENTRIES RECEIVED BY SPONSOR. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR OTHERWISE RESTRICTED BY LAW.
CONTEST(S) DETAILS: The 2021 Pittsburgh Steelers YinzChat Contest(s) (individually, a "Contest" and collectively, the "Contests") will begin every Tuesday at 3:00 A.M. ET before each Steelers game (each, a "Game") during the remainder of the 2021 NFL regular season, and end with the conclusion of that week's following Tuesday morning at 2:55 A.M. ET contest each week during the remainder of the 2021 NFL regular season (a "Contest Period"). Each Contest will require a participant ("Entrant") to answer no less than nine (9) Steelers multiple-choice trivia and/or Game prediction questions. Each correct answer will be assigned a point value (as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion) that results in an individual leaderboard ranking (as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion) throughout the remainder of the 2021 NFL regular season. The Contest Entrant with the most points (as decided by Sponsor in its sole discretion) at the end of that week (Tuesday 2:55 A.M. ET) will win a Steelers autographed item (as selected by Sponsor in its sole discretion) and a $100 Steelers Pro Shop Gift Card. In the case of a tie, a winner will be randomly selected from those Entrants who are tied for the lead for that week. The Contest(s) Entrant with the most number of points on the leaderboard as of January 9, 2022 (as decided by Sponsor in its sole discretion) will win a 2022 NFL Draft VIP Experience. In the case of a tie, a winner will be randomly selected from those Entrants who are tied for the lead as of January 9, 2022. By participating in one or more of the Contests 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 any prizes in connection with the Contest(s).
SPONSOR: The Contests are sponsored by Pittsburgh Steelers LLC, 358 North Shore Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15212 ("Sponsor").
HOW TO ENTER: To enter a Contest, you must (a) download the Steelers official mobile app and create your fan profile or, if you already have a fan profile, just sign in; (b) establish a group chat within the Steelers official mobile app's new YinzChat feature; (c) answer the weekly trivia and/or Game prediction questions; and (d) agree to be bound by the terms and conditions of these Rules (a "Contest Entry").
All Entrants agree that all decisions of Sponsor shall be final and binding with respect to all matters related to the Contest(s). Entrants waive any right to challenge (a) any decisions made by Sponsor, and (b) to claim any ambiguity in the Rules, any Contest, or any Contest Entry.
ALTERNATIVE METHOD OF ENTRY: Send a letter or post card, postmarked by the date of the applicable weekly Steelers Game, which includes your full name, age, mailing address, email address, phone number, and answers the provided trivia and/or Game prediction questions, to Steelers Nation Unite, YinzChat, 358 North Shore Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15212. By completing and sending the mail-in entry, you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions of these Rules (the "Mail-In Entry", and collectively with an Email Entry, an "Entry").
Entries, regardless of the method of Entry, must be received or postmarked by the end of each Contest Period. Limit of ONE (1), AND ONLY ONE (1), ENTRY PER PERSON PER CONTEST. Multiple entries received from any person beyond this limit may 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(s).
By entering the Contest(s), an Entrant gives express permission to be contacted by Sponsor.
BY PROVIDING CONTACT INFORMATION, ENTRANTS CONSENT TO THE COLLECTION AND STORAGE OF THE INFORMATION PROVIDED. UNLESS THEY ELECT TO OPT-OUT, ENTRANTS TO THE CONTESTS MAY RECEIVE MARKETING AND OTHER PROMOTIONAL INFORMATION FROM SPONSOR AND/OR ITS AFFILIATED PARTIES AND CONTRACTORS. ELIGIBILITY TO PARTICIPATE IN THE CONTESTS ARE NOT, HOWEVER, DEPENDENT UPON ENTRANT'S CONSENT TO RECEIVE SUCH MARKETING AND OTHER PROMOTIONAL INFORMATION AND YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING ARE NOT AFFECTED BY SUCH CONSENT. BY PROVIDING CONTACT INFORMATION AND NOT ELECTING TO OPT OUT, ENTRANTS CONSENT TO BEING CONTACTED BY SPONSOR, ITS AFFILIATED PARTIES OR PARTNERS, AND CONTRACTORS. CONTACT METHODS MAY INCLUDE MAILINGS, EMAILS AND TELEPHONE CALLS (INCLUDING THOSE GENERATED FROM AN AUTOMATED TELEPHONE DIALING SYSTEM) AT THE TELEPHONE NUMBER PROVIDED, INCLUDING ANY WIRELESS TELEPHONE NUMBER PROVIDED.
ELIGIBILITY: The Contests are open to (a) legal residents of the fifty (50) United States of America and the District of Columbia who are thirteen (13) years of age or older at the time of entry; and (b) legal residents of Mexico who are thirteen (13) years of age or older at the time of entry. Notwithstanding the prior sentence, the Contests are void where prohibited or restricted by law, rule or regulation. Winners will not receive any reimbursement or other cash equivalent. Sponsor is not responsible if a Game is delayed, postponed or cancelled for any reason and no prize will be awarded if a Game is delayed, postponed or cancelled except in the sole discretion of Sponsor. Officers, members, managers, and employees of Sponsor Entities (as 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 Contests. "Sponsor Entities" shall mean Sponsor, the National Football League ("NFL"), and each of their respective parents, subsidiaries, and affiliate companies; administrative, advertising, and promotion agencies involved with the Contests; and any other person or entity involved in the development, administration, promotion, or implementation of the Contests. The NFL is not, however, an actual Sponsor of the Contests.
WEEKLY WINNERS: There will be a total of nine (9) weekly winners ("Winner(s)") selected during the remainder of the 2021 NFL regular season. One (1) Winner of each Contest will be chosen from the pool of eligible Entrants who have completed the required steps as of the end of each Contest Period. In the case of a tie, a Winner will be randomly selected from those Entrants who are tied for the lead for that week. Winning is subject to verification of eligibility.
PRIZES: There will be nine (9) prizes (each a "Prize") awarded. The Winners of each Contest Period shall receive a Steelers autographed item (as selected by Sponsor in its sole discretion) and a $100 Steelers Pro Shop gift card. The Winners will be determined and selected in the sole and absolute discretion of Sponsor. Total Approximate Retail Value ("ARV") of the weekly Prizes is $275.
GRAND PRIZE WINNER:The Contest(s) Entrant with the most number of points on the leaderboard as of January 9, 2022 (as decided by Sponsor in its sole discretion) will receive a VIP Experience to the 2022 NFL Draft currently scheduled to take place in Las Vegas, Nevada on Thursday, April 28, 2022 through Saturday, April 30, 2022. The Grand Prize includes (i) round trip, coach-class air transportation for two (2) from a major airport near the Winner's home (as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion) to Las Vegas, NV (up to a maximum airfare of $1,800, in total, for up to two people); (ii) two nights' accommodations (one room, double occupancy) at a hotel determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion; and (iii) two tickets to the first and second nights of the 2022 NFL Draft. One Grand Prize Winner ("Grand Prize Winner") will be chosen on or around January 10, 2022 from the pool of Entrants who have completed the required steps as of the end of the Contest Periods. In the case of a tie, the Grand Prize Winner will be randomly selected from those Entrants who are tied for the lead as of January 9, 2022. Winning is subject to verification of eligibility. There will only be one Grand Prize awarded. Total ARV of the Grand Prize is $3,000.
The Grand Prize 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 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 the Grand Prize Winner. The Grand Prize 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 Grand Prize Winner or a sibling of Grand Prize Winner with the appropriate parental permissions and releases and must travel on the same itinerary and at the same time as the Grand Prize Winner. Travel companion (or his/her parent or legal guardian, 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 the Grand Prize Winner's proximity to the Grand Prize event's location in Las Vegas, NV, ground transportation to and from the Grand Prize Winner's home to the hotel site in Las Vegas, NV will be substituted for round trip air travel at Sponsor's sole discretion. Such ground transportation will include one trip to Las Vegas, NV and one return trip to the Grand Prize Winner's home (i.e., daily round trip transportation will NOT be provided). Should the Grand Prize Winner elect to provide his/her own transportation to the 2022 NFL Draft instead of accepting ground transportation by Sponsor or should the Grand Prize Winner elect not to stay in the hotel arranged for by Sponsor, the Grand Prize Winner will not receive any reimbursement or other cash equivalent for the cost of such ground transportation or hotel. Sponsor will not replace any lost, mutilated, or stolen tickets, travel vouchers or certificates. Sponsor is not responsible if the 2022 NFL Draft is delayed, postponed, or cancelled for any reason, in which event that portion of the Grand Prize is forfeited in its entirety and no substitution will be provided except as in Sponsor's sole discretion. Actual value of the Grand Prize may vary based on airfare fluctuations and distance between departure and destination. The Grand Prize Winner will not receive the difference between actual value and ARV. Odds of winning the Grand Prize depends on the number of eligible Entries received during the Contest Period.
NO TRANSFER OR ASSIGNMENT OF THE PRIZES OR GRAND PRIZE: Exact Prize/Grand Prize details shall be determined in the sole discretion of Sponsor. The Prizes/Grand Prize are non-transferable and non-assignable, with no cash redemption except at Sponsor's sole and absolute discretion. Odds of winning the Prizes/Grand Prize depends upon the number of eligible Entries received during the Contest Period(s). The Winners/Grand Prize Winner are fully responsible for any and all applicable federal, state and local taxes (including income and withholding taxes). All costs and expenses associated with the Winners'/Grand Prize Winner's participation in the Contests and/or acceptance of the Prizes and/or Grand Prize shall be the sole responsibility of the Winners/Grand Prize Winner unless otherwise provided in these Rules.
NOTIFICATION: Sponsor will notify the potential Winners of the Prizes/Grand Prize at the telephone number and/or email address provided in the Entry. Sponsor will make three (3) attempts to contact a potential Winner via telephone and/or email within 24 hours from the time a Winner is selected. If Sponsor is unable to reach a potential Winner by telephone and/or email within such 24-hour period, then that potential Winner will be disqualified, and an alternate potential Prize/Grand Prize Winner's Entry will be selected by Sponsor in its sole discretion. At the time of Sponsor's contact with a potential Winner, such potential Winner will be asked to provide his/her proof of age and a government-issued photo ID (or other such identification as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion). The notified eligible Winners shall be the only parties eligible to claim the Prizes/Grand Prize.
If any Winner declines a Prize/Grand Prize, fails to claim a Prize/Grand Prize, is unavailable for Prize/Grand 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 of a Prize/Grand Prize.
PUBLICITY AND USE RELEASE: By submission of his or her Entry, an Entrant grants to Sponsor, and each of its designees, the right to publicize or use such Entrant's name, address (city and state of residence), voice, statements, photograph and/or other likeness, 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(s) and submitting an Entry and/or accepting a Prize/Grand Prize, each Entrant and/or Winner expressly agrees to (i) be bound by these Rules, including all Entry requirements, and (ii) waive, release and discharge any and all claims against the Sponsor Entities and each of their respective parents, affiliated companies, subsidiaries, officers, directors, members, managers, employees, agents, licensees, distributors, dealers, retailers, printers, representatives and advertising and promotion agencies, and any and all other companies associated with the Contest(s), 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, arising out of or in any way related to the Contest(s), these Rules, Entrant's Entry, negligence of any of the Released Parties, any travel or activity related to the receipt or use of the Prizes/Grand Prize (or any portion thereof), or the acceptance, participation, use or misuse of the Prizes/Grand Prize (or any portion thereof).
Additionally, if a potential Winner is under the age of eighteen (18), or in the case of legal residents of certain areas where the legal age of majority is greater than eighteen (18) years of age, then that potential Winner's parent or legal guardian must execute a Parental Waiver and Release in the form attached hereto as Attachment A in order for such potential Winner be eligible to claim the Prize/Grand Prize.
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(s), including, without limitation, errors or difficulties which may occur in connection with the administration of the Contest(s), the processing of Entries, or the announcement of the Prizes and/or Grand 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 Contests. Released Parties are not responsible for injury or damage to participants or to any person's computer, phone, tablet or other electronic device related to or resulting from participating in the Contest(s). Released Parties (i) make no warranty, guaranty or representation of any kind concerning the Prizes and/or Grand Prize, and (ii) disclaim any express or implied warranties. 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 internal substantive 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 the Contest(s) or these Rules shall be heard exclusively in the courts, state and federal, located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY ANY INDIVIDUAL, WHETHER OR NOT AN ENTRANT, TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEB SITE ASSOCIATED WITH THE CONTEST(S) OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST(S) IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO PROSECUTE AND SEEK DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS' FEES) OR OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON(S) RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY SUCH ATTEMPT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel or suspend the Contest(s) at any time. In the event of cancellation, Sponsor may elect to identify the Winner(s) and award the Prizes and/or Grand Prize by way of selecting a Winner or Winners 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. Sponsor further reserves the right to revoke the Prizes and/or Grand Prize or remove an Entrant or Prize/Grand Prize Winner, at any time, if the Entrant or Prize/Grand Prize Winner acts in a manner that is, in Sponsor's sole discretion, offensive, harassing, threatening, repugnant, or violent at any time in connection with the Contest(s) or Prizes/Grand Prize.
WINNERS' NAMES/OFFICIAL RULES REQUEST: To obtain the names of the Winners/Grand Prize Winner or a copy of these Official Rules, mail a request and a self-addressed stamped envelope to: Steelers Nation Unite, 358 North Shore Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15212. The Winners' names/Official Rules requests must be received by March 31, 2022.
ABBREVIATED RULES: The 2021 Pittsburgh Steelers YinzChat Contest(s) begins 11/16/2021 and ends 1/9/2022. Open to legal residents of the United States, District of Columbia and Mexico aged 13 years or older at time of entry. Odds of winning depend upon the number of valid entries received. Nine regular prizes will be awarded consisting of nine autographed Steelers items and nine $100 Steelers Pro Shop gift card. One grand prize of a VIP Experience to the 2022 NFL Draft in Las Vegas, Nevada will be awarded. Contest(s) Sponsor is Pittsburgh Steelers LLC. Void where prohibited or otherwise restricted by law. For complete rules, go to https://www.steelers.com/legal/app-yinzchat-terms
PITTSBURGH STEELERS LLC
PARENTAL LIABILITY RELEASE - WAIVER OF CLAIMS
2021 Pittsburgh Steelers YinzChat Contest(s)
YOUR CHILD (THE "POTENTIAL WINNER") HAS BEEN SELECTED AS THE POTENTIAL WINNER IN THE 2021 PITTSBURGH STEELERS YINZCHAT CONTEST (THE "CONTEST"). IN ORDER FOR YOUR CHILD TO BE ELIGIBLE TO CLAIM HIS/HER PRIZE, YOU MUST SIGN AND RETURN THIS FORM ATTESTING TO YOUR CHILD'S ELIGIBILITY AND TO RELEASE AND INDEMNIFY PITTSBURGH STEELERS LLC ("STEELERS") AND THE OTHER RELEASEES DESCRIBED BELOW.
In consideration for my child being permitted to participate in any way in the Contest, I, on behalf of myself, my child who has been selected as the potential winner, my personal representatives, my heirs and my next of kin:
1. Hereby verify and affirm that (a) my child was no less than thirteen (13) years of age at the time he or she submitted an entry into the Contest; and (b) I and my child agree to the terms and conditions set forth in the Official Rules for the Contest.
2. Hereby release, waive, discharge and covenant not to sue Pittsburgh Steelers LLC and its parent(s), subsidiary(ies), and affiliate companies, and administrative, advertising, and promotion agencies, and any other persons or entities involved in the development, administration, promotion, or implementation of the Contest, as well as the National Football League, its member clubs, NFL Properties, Inc., and each of their respective subsidiaries or affiliated entities, as well as the officers, directors, shareholders, members, managers, employees and agents of the foregoing (herein referred to as "Releasees"), from all liability to the undersigned, or the undersigned's personal representatives, assigns, heirs, and next of kin for any and all loss or damage, and any claim or demands thereof on account of any injury to persons or properties arising out of or related to the Contest, whether caused by the negligence of the Releasees or otherwise.
3. Fully recognize that, in signing this Release, if I or my child are hurt or our property is damaged arising out of or related to the Contest, neither I nor my child will have any right to make a claim or file a lawsuit against the Releasees, even if they or any of them caused my or my child's injury or damage.
4. Hereby agree to indemnify and save and hold harmless the Releasees and each of them from any loss, liability, damage, or cost they may incur arising out of or related to my or my child's participation in the Contest, whether caused by the negligence of the Releasees or otherwise.
I HAVE READ THIS CONSENT AND LIABILITY RELEASE AND INDEMNIFICATION AGREEMENT, FULLY UNDERSTAND ITS TERMS, UNDERSTAND THAT I HAVE GIVEN UP SUBSTANTIAL RIGHTS BY SIGNING IT, AND HAVE SIGNED IT FREELY AND VOLUNTARILY WITHOUT ANY INDUCEMENT, ASSURANCE, OR GUARANTEE BEING MADE TO ME OR THE POTENTIAL WINNER AND INTEND MY SIGNATURE TO BE A COMPLETE AND UNCONDITIONAL RELEASE OF ALL LIABILITY TO THE GREATEST EXTENT ALLOWED BY LAW.
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