2021 PITTSBURGH STEELERS PLAYOFF SWEEPSTAKES BROUGHT TO YOU BY FEDEX® AND YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD FORD® STORE OFFICIAL RULES
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER. ODDS OF WINNING DEPEND UPON THE NUMBER OF ELIGIBLE ENTRIES RECEIVED BY ADMINISTRATOR. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR OTHERWISE RESTRICTED BY LAW.
By participating in the 2021 Pittsburgh Steelers Playoff Sweepstakes Brought to You by FedEx® and Your Neighborhood Ford® Store ("Sweepstakes"), 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 a prize package containing (i) two (2) tickets to an away Steelers game ("Game") during the 2021 National Football League ("NFL") playoffs; (ii) travel arrangements, including airfare to the city hosting the playoff Game; (iii) two nights of hotel accommodations; and (iv) a $200 VISA® gift card.
SPONSORS/ADMINISTRATOR: The Sweepstakes is sponsored by FedEx® and Ford® (collectively, the "Sponsors"), and administered by Pittsburgh Steelers LLC, 100 Art Rooney Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15212 ("Steelers" or "Administrator").
HOW TO ENTER: You can enter the Sweepstakes by going on-line to https://www.steelers.com/playoffs/playoff-experience or by creating a profile in the Steelers Nation Unite section of the Steelers Mobile App and providing Administrator with certain information such as your name, home address, email address, phone number and date of birth (collectively, an "App Entry"). Those individuals submitting a completed App Entry (the "Entrants") will be entered into a random drawing or drawings to win a prize package as described in these Rules. All Entrants agree that Administrator shall make all decisions regarding the Sweepstakes and that all such decisions shall be final and binding with respect to all matters related to the Sweepstakes and these Rules. All Entrants further agree to waive, release and discharge any right(s) to challenge any decisions made by Administrator or claim any ambiguity in these Rules.
The Sweepstakes will have at least one and perhaps three entry periods depending upon the number of weeks the Steelers participate in the 2021 NFL playoffs (each an "Entry Period" and collectively the "Entry Periods"). If the Steelers advance to the AFC Wild Card Round, the first Entry Period will begin at 12:01 A.M. EST on January 10, 2022 and end on January 12, 2022 at 12:00 P.M. EST. Should the Steelers advance to the AFC Divisional Round, the second Entry Period will begin at 12:01 A.M. EST on January 17, 2022 and end on January 19, 2022 at 12:00 P.M. EST. Should the Steelers advance to the AFC Championship Round, the third Entry Period will begin at 12:01 A.M. EST on January 24, 2022 and end on January 26, 2022 at 12:00 P.M. EST.
ALTERNATIVE METHOD OF ENTRY: Send a letter or post card, postmarked by the end date of the applicable Entry Period, which includes your full name, age, mailing address, email address and phone number to Steelers Nation Unite, Playoff Sweepstakes, 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 Entry Period. Limit of ONE (1), AND ONLY ONE (1), ENTRY PER PERSON PER ENTRY PERIOD. Administrator, in its sole and absolute discretion, may carry over Entries from one Entry Period into a subsequent Entry Period. 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 Sponsors and Administrator, 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 Administrator. Administrator's computer shall be the official clock of the Sweepstakes.
By entering the Sweepstakes, an Entrant gives express permission to be contacted by Sponsors and/or Administrator.
BY PROVIDING CONTACT INFORMATION, ENTRANTS CONSENT TO THE COLLECTION AND STORAGE OF THE INFORMATION PROVIDED. UNLESS THEY ELECT TO OPT-OUT, ENTRANTS TO THE SWEEPSTAKES MAY RECEIVE MARKETING AND OTHER PROMOTIONAL INFORMATION FROM SPONSORS, ADMINISTRATOR AND/OR THEIR AFFILIATED PARTIES AND CONTRACTORS. ELIGIBILITY TO PARTICIPATE IN THE SWEEPSTAKES IS 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 SPONSORS, ADMINISTRATOR, THEIR 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 Sweepstakes is open 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, the Sweepstakes is void where prohibited or restricted by law, rule or regulation. Winners will not receive any reimbursement or other cash equivalent. Sponsors and Administrator are not responsible if a playoff Game is delayed, postponed or cancelled for any reason and no prize package will be awarded if a playoff Game is delayed, postponed, cancelled or the Steelers do not participate except in the sole discretion of Administrator. 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 Sweepstakes. "Sponsor Entities" shall mean Sponsors, Administrator, the NFL, and each of their respective parents, subsidiaries, and affiliate companies; administrative, advertising, and promotion agencies involved with the Sweepstakes; and any other person or entity involved in the development, administration, promotion, or implementation of the Sweepstakes. The NFL is not, however, an actual Sponsor or Administrator of the Sweepstakes.
WINNERS:There will potentially be a total of six (6) winners ("Winner(s)") selected during the 2021 NFL playoffs depending on whether the Steelers are a participant in each applicable playoff round. The Winner(s) will be chosen from the pool of eligible Entrants who have completed the required steps as of the end of each Entry Period ("Drawing"). The Entry Periods shall end on the dates listed above, or immediately following the Steelers' final Game in the 2021 NFL playoffs. Depending upon the number of weeks the Steelers participate in the 2021 NFL playoffs, Administrator expects to conduct the Drawings on Wednesday, January 12, 2022, Wednesday, January 19, 2022, and Wednesday, January 26, 2022. Winning is subject to verification of eligibility.
PRIZE PACKAGES: The following prize packages will be awarded in Administrator's sole and absolute discretion depending upon the number of Games the Steelers play in the 2021 NFL playoffs (the "Prize Packages"):
AFC Wild Card Round Game (if applicable, Saturday, January 15, 2022, Sunday, January 16, 2022, or Monday, January 17, 2022)
Two (2) Winners shall receive a travel Prize Package for the Winner and one guest including: (i) two (2) tickets to the AFC Wild Card Round Game (upper level ARV $294, club level ARV $454); (ii) round trip, coach-class air transportation for two from a major airport near the Prize Package Winner's home (determined by Administrator in its sole discretion) to the host city of the AFC Wild Card Game (ARV $1,500); (iii) two nights of accommodations (one room, double occupancy) at a hotel determined by Administrator in its sole discretion (ARV $600); and (iv) a $200 VISA® gift card (ARV $200). Total approximate retail value (hereinabove, "ARV") of the AFC Wild Card Game Prize Package is $2,754.
_AFC Divisional Round Game (if applicable, Saturday, January 22, 2022, or Sunday, January 23, 2022)
Two (2) Winners shall receive a travel Prize Package for the Winner and one guest including: (i) two (2) tickets to the AFC Divisional Round Game (upper level ARV $294, club level ARV $454); (ii) round trip, coach-class air transportation for two from a major airport near the Prize Package Winner's home (determined by Administrator in its sole discretion) to the host city of the AFC Divisional Game (ARV $1,500); (iii) two nights of accommodations (one room, double occupancy) at a hotel determined by Administrator in its sole discretion (ARV $600); and (iv) a $200 VISA® gift card (ARV $200). Total ARV of the AFC Divisional Game Prize Package is $2,754.
_AFC Championship Round Game (if applicable, Sunday, January 30, 2022)
Two (2) Winners shall receive a travel Prize Package for the Winner and one guest including: (i) two (2) tickets to the AFC Championship Round Game (upper level ARV $357, club level ARV $505); (ii) round trip, coach-class air transportation for two from a major airport near the Prize Package Winner's home (determined by Administrator in its sole discretion) to the host city of the AFC Championship Game (ARV $1,500); (iii) two nights of accommodations (one room, double occupancy) at a hotel determined by Administrator in its sole discretion (ARV $600); and (iv) a $200 VISA® gift card (ARV $200). Total ARV of the AFC Championship Game Prize Package is $2,805.
The Prize Package Winner(s) and any companion must travel on the dates surrounding the applicable NFL playoff Game (as determined by Administrator in its sole discretion) or the Prize Package will be forfeited. Trip must be booked through Administrator at least three (3) days prior to departure.
The trip is subject to availability and blackout dates. Travel must be round trip. Administrator will determine airline and flight itinerary in its sole discretion. No refund or compensation will be made in the event of a 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 Administrator'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 sole responsibility of the Prize Package Winner. The Prize Package 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 Prize Package Winner or a sibling of the Prize Package Winner with the appropriate parental permissions and releases and must travel on the same itinerary and at the same time as the Prize Package 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 Administrator, air travel is not required due to the Prize Package Winner's proximity to the applicable Steelers playoff Game location, ground transportation to and from the Prize Package Winner's home to the host city of the applicable Steelers playoff Game will be substituted for round trip air travel at Administrator's sole discretion. Such ground transportation will include one trip to the host city of the applicable Steelers playoff Game and one return trip to the Prize Package Winner's home (i.e., daily round trip transportation will NOT be provided). Should the Prize Package Winner elect to provide his/her own transportation instead of accepting transportation by Administrator, or should the Prize Package Winner elect not to stay in the hotel arranged for by Administrator, the Prize Package Winner will not receive any reimbursement or other cash equivalent for the cost of such transportation or hotel. Administrator will not replace any lost, mutilated, or stolen tickets, travel vouchers or certificates. Administrator is not responsible if the Steelers playoff Game is delayed, postponed or cancelled for any reason, in which event that portion of the Prize Package is forfeited in its entirety and no substitution will be provided except as in Administrator's sole discretion.
The Prize Package Winners may elect to substitute an alternative cash prize of a $500 VISA® gift card in place of the travel Prize Package in the Prize Package Winner's discretion, provided the Prize Package Winner gives proper written notice to Administrator no later than three (3) days prior to the applicable Steelers playoff Game.
NO TRANSFER OR ASSIGNMENT OF THE PRIZE PACKAGES: Exact Prize Package details shall be determined in the sole discretion of Administrator. The Prize Packages are non-transferable and non-assignable, with no cash redemption except at Administrator's sole and absolute discretion. Administrator reserves the right to substitute the Prize Packages with ones of comparable or greater value at its sole and absolute discretion. Actual value of the Prize Packages may vary based on the actual items awarded. Odds of winning the Prize Packages depends upon the number of eligible Entries received during the Entry Period(s). The Winners 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' participation in the Sweepstakes and/or acceptance of the Prize Packages shall be the sole responsibility of the Winners unless otherwise provided in these Rules.
NOTIFICATION: Administrator will notify each potential Winner of the Prize Packages at the telephone number (land line or cell) and/or email address provided in the Entry. Administrator 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 Administrator 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 Winner's Entry will be selected by Administrator in its sole discretion. At the time of Administrator'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 Administrator in its sole discretion). The notified eligible Winners shall be the only parties eligible to claim the Prize Packages.
If any Winner declines a Prize Package, fails to claim a Prize Package, is unavailable for Prize Package fulfillment, fails to abide by the Rules, or is ineligible, Administrator may select an alternate Winner from all remaining eligible Entries. Sponsors and Administrator are not responsible for and shall not be liable for unsuccessful efforts to notify a potential Winner of a Prize Package.
PUBLICITY RELEASE: By submission of his or her Entry, an Entrant grants to Sponsors and Administrator, and each of their designees, the right to publicize or use such Entrant's name, address (city and state of residence), voice, statements, photographs 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 Sweepstakes, submitting an Entry and/or accepting a Prize Package, 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 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, arising out of or in any way related to the Sweepstakes, these Rules, Entrant's Entry, negligence of any of the Released Parties, any travel or activity related to the receipt or use of the Prize Packages (or any portion thereof), or the acceptance, participation, use or misuse of the Prize Packages (or any portion thereof).
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 Sweepstakes-related advertisements or other materials; or any other errors, problems or difficulties of any kind 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, or the announcement of the Prize Packages or in any Sweepstakes-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 Sweepstakes. 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 Sweepstakes. Released Parties (i) make no warranty, guaranty or representation of any kind concerning the Prize Packages, and (ii) disclaim any express or implied warranties. Sponsors' and/or Administrator'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 Sweepstakes 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 SWEEPSTAKES OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSORS AND ADMINSTRATOR RESERVE 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.
Administrator reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel or suspend the Sweepstakes at any time. In the event of cancellation, Administrator may elect to identify the Winner(s) and award the Prize Packages by way of selecting a Winner or Winners from among all non-suspect, eligible Entries received up to the time of such cancellation. Administrator reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to modify these Rules for clarification purposes. Administrator further reserves the right to revoke the Prize Packages or remove an Entrant or Prize Package Winner, at any time, if the Entrant or Prize Package Winner acts in a manner that is, in Administrator's sole discretion, offensive, harassing, threatening, repugnant, or violent at any time in connection with the Sweepstakes or Prize Packages.
WINNERS' NAMES/OFFICIAL RULES REQUEST: To obtain the names of the Winners or a copy of these Official Rules, mail a request and a self-addressed stamped envelope to: Steelers Nation Unite, Playoff Sweepstakes, 358 North Shore Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15212. The Winners' names/Official Rules requests must be received by March 31, 2022.
ABBREVIATED RULES: 2021 Pittsburgh Steelers Playoff Sweepstakes Brought to You by FedEx® and Your Neighborhood Ford® Store begins on January 10, 2022 and ends immediately following the Steelers' final game of the 2021 NFL playoffs. Odds of winning depend on the number of valid entries received. Depending upon the number of weeks the Steelers participate in the 2021 NFL playoffs, as many as six prize packages will be awarded. Approximate retail value of each prize package is $3,000. Sweepstakes sponsors are FedEx® and Ford®. Sweepstakes administrator is Pittsburgh Steelers LLC. No purchase necessary to enter. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR OTHERWISE RESTRICTED BY LAW.For complete Sweepstakes Rules, go to https://www.steelers.com/legal/playoff-sweepstakes-2021.