SNY Superfan Sweepstakes courtesy of FiOS by Verizon

Official Rules

March 28, 2018 - September 11, 2018

 

 

PRELIMINARY INFORMATION: NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A purchase will not improve your chances of winning. Void where prohibited. The SNY Superfan Sweepstakes courtesy of FiOS by Verizon ("Sweepstakes") will begin on March 28, 2018 at 12:00 P.M. ET and end on September 11, 2018 at 11:59 P.M. ET ("Sweepstakes Period"). All times in the Sweepstakes refer to Eastern Time ("ET "). Odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible Entries (as defined below) received. Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws. PRIZES (DEFINED BELOW) DO NOT INCLUDE ACCOMMODATIONS, PARKING OR TRANSPORTATION.

 

ELIGIBILITY: Open only to legal United States residents who are physically residing in New York, New Jersey, or Connecticut within sixty (60) miles of Citi Field (located at 12001 Roosevelt Avenue, Queens, NY 11368), and who are eighteen (18) years of age or older as of the start of the Sweepstakes Period and a current Verizon FIOS residential landline customer in good standing as of March 22, 2018. Officers, directors, and employees of Sweepstakes Entities (as defined below), members of these persons' immediate families (spouses and/or parents, children, and siblings, and each of their respective 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. Sweepstakes Entities, as referenced herein, shall mean Sterling Entertainment Enterprises, LLC d/b/a SportsNet New York, 4 World Trade Center, 150 Greenwich Street New York, New York 10007, NBCUniversal Media, LLC, 30 Rockefeller Plaza, New York, NY 10112 (collectively, "Sponsors"), Verizon Communications, 1095 6th Ave. New York, NY 10036 ("Verizon"), the MLB Entities (defined below) and each of their respective parent, subsidiary, and affiliate companies, and their administrative, advertising, promotion agencies, agents, and any other entity involved in the development, administration, promotion, or implementation of the Sweepstakes. 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.

 

HOW TO ENTER: To enter the Sweepstakes, during the Sweepstakes Period, visit https://www.sny.tv/forms/verizon-tuesday-night-baseball-sweepstakes/ (the "Website"), click on the Sweepstakes tab, and follow the provided instructions to complete and thereafter submit the entry form, which includes your full name, physical address, telephone number, email address, and date of birth (the "Entry"). If you choose to submit your Entry via your web-enabled mobile device, data rates may apply. See your wireless service provider for details on rates and capabilities. All Entries become the property of Sponsors and will not be acknowledged .

 

Limit one (1) entry per person and/or email address during the Sweepstakes Period. Multiple Entries received from any person beyond this limit will void all such additional Entries. Entries generated by a script, macro, or other automated means or by any means that subverts the entry process will be disqualified. Entries must be received by September 11, 2018 at 11:59 P.M. ET to be eligible for the Sweepstakes. Sponsors' computer shall be the official timekeeper for all matters related to this Sweepstakes. 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. In case of a dispute over the identity of an entrant, the authorized account holder of the email address used to enter will be deemed to be the entrant. "Authorized account holder" is defined as the person who is assigned to an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address. Entry constitutes permission (except where prohibited by law) for Sponsors, Verizon and the MLB Entities to use entrant's name, city, state, likeness, image, and/or voice for purposes of advertising, promotion, and publicity in any and all media now or hereafter known, throughout the world in perpetuity, without additional compensation, notification, permission, or approval.

 

PRIVACY: Entrants will have the opportunity to receive information from Sponsors and selected partners by checking the appropriate box(es). If, at any time, you no longer wish to receive materials from Sponsors or our partners, please go to our privacy policy, located at https://www.nbcuniversal.com/privacy, or the applicable partner's privacy policy and follow the procedures indicated.

 

WINNER SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION: On or about one (1) week before each Tuesday night New York Mets home game during the Sweepstakes Period (each, a "Drawing Date"), one (1) potential winner, for a total for thirteen (13) potential winners, will be selected in a random drawing by representatives of Sponsors from all eligible Entries received as of 11:59 P.M. ET on the date prior to the applicable Drawing Date (each, a "Drawing Date Deadline"). Subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with these Official Rules, the potential winners will be declared the official winners of the Sweepstakes (each a "Winner" and, collectively, the "Winners"). Sponsors will make two (2) attempts to notify potential winners at the phone number and/or email address submitted at the time of entry. Sponsors may share potential winner's name and contact information with Sweepstakes Entities and/or any prize provider, as applicable, if necessary. Potential winners may be required to execute and return an affidavit of eligibility, release of liability, and, except where prohibited, publicity release (collectively, "Sweepstakes Documents") within three (3) days of such notification. Noncompliance within this time period will result in disqualification, and, at Sponsors' sole discretion, an alternate potential winner may be selected from among all remaining eligible Entries received as of the applicable Drawing Date Deadline. If a potential winner cannot be reached, is found to be ineligible, cannot or does not comply with these Official Rules, or if Prize (as defined below) or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, such potential winner will be disqualified and, time permitting, at Sponsors' sole discretion, an alternate potential winner may be selected by random drawing from the remaining eligible Entries received as of the applicable Drawing Date Deadline. Limit one (1) Prize per family or household.

 

PRIZES: There will be a total of thirteen (13) prizes ("Prizes," each a "Prize") awarded; one (1) Prize will be awarded to each Winner. Each Prize will consist of the following: four (4) tickets to be used by Winner and three (3) guests ("Guests," each a "Guest") for one (1) 2018 regular season Tuesday night New York Mets home game at Citi Field, located at 120-01 Roosevelt Avenue, Queens, NY 11368 (to be determined by Sponsors in their sole discretion) ("Event"); and, the opportunity for Winner to participate in a Citi Field Ballpark experience determined by Sponsors in their sole discretion (including, without limitation, the exact nature and duration of the experience). Prize is subject to certain terms and conditions as specified by issuer. Restrictions may apply. PRIZES DO NOT INCLUDE ACCOMMODATIONS, PARKING OR TRANSPORTATION.     

 

Estimated Retail Value ("ERV") of each Prize is three hundred dollars ($300). ERV of all Prizes is three thousand nine hundred dollars ($3,900). Actual Retail Value ("ARV") of Prize may vary and any difference in value will not be awarded. For any Prize with an ARV of six hundred dollars ($600) or greater, Sponsors will furnish an Internal Revenue Service Form 1099 to Winner for the ARV of Prize for the year in which Prize was won.

 

All details of Prize will be determined by Sponsors in their sole discretion. Seat locations at the Event shall be determined in the sole discretion of Sponsors. Each Winner's Guest(s) must be of legal age of majority in his/her jurisdiction of residence (and at least eighteen (18) years of age), unless accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Major League Baseball Event dates and times are determined in the sole discretion of the Office of the Commissioner of Baseball and/or the applicable Major League Baseball Club, as applicable, and may be subject to change. The terms and conditions of the tickets awarded as part of any 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. Each Winner and his/her Guest(s) agree to comply with all applicable ballpark and venue, as applicable, regulations in connection with the Prize. Sponsors and the applicable MLB Entities reserve the right to remove or to deny entry to any Winner and/or his/her Guest(s) who engage(s) in a non-sportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person at the Event. Released Parties (defined below) 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 Event or ballpark experience. Major League Baseball Event tickets awarded as Prizes 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 Event ticket(s). Sponsors reserve the right to substitute Prize (or portion thereof) with a similar prize (or prize element) of comparable or greater value in their sole discretion. All taxes and other expenses, costs, or fees associated with the acceptance and/or use of Prize are the sole responsibility of each individual Winner. Prize cannot be transferred by Winner(s) or redeemed for cash and is valid only for the items detailed above, with no substitution of Prize by Winner(s).

 

Sponsors and the MLB Entities shall have no responsibility or liability for cancellations, delays, or any other change by any company or person providing any element of Prize due to reasons beyond Sponsors' control, and are not responsible or liable for any expenses incurred as a consequence thereof. Date and/or time of each Event is subject to change. Event is subject to cancellation. If Winners choose to attend the Event with fewer than three (3), or no, Guest(s), the remaining elements of Prize shall constitute full satisfaction of Sponsors' Prize obligation to Winners and no additional compensation will be awarded. Guest(s), if any, may be required to execute and return releases of liability and, where legal, publicity releases (collectively, "Guest Documents"), which must be returned with the Sweepstakes Documents, or Guest portion of the Prize will be forfeited. If any Guest is a minor, Winner must be such minor's parent or legal guardian and must execute and return the Guest Documents on such minor's behalf. Guest must be eighteen (18) years of age or older at the start of Sweepstakes Period.

 

CONDITIONS: By entering the Sweepstakes, each entrant agrees for entrant and for entrant's heirs, executors, and administrators (a) to release and hold harmless Sweepstakes Entities, Verizon, MLB Entities, and each of their respective officers, directors, and employees (collectively, "Released Parties") from any liability, illness, injury, death, loss, litigation, or damage that may occur, directly or indirectly, whether caused by negligence or not, from such entrant's participation in the Sweepstakes and/or his/her acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of Prize or any portion thereof (including any travel related thereto); (b) to indemnify Released Parties from any and all liability resulting or arising from the Sweepstakes and to hereby acknowledge that Released Parties have neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation, or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to Prize, including express warranties provided exclusively by Prize supplier that are sent along with Prize; (c) if selected as a Winner, to the posting of such entrant's name on the Website and the use by Released Parties of such name, voice, image, and/or likeness for publicity, promotional, and advertising purposes in any and all media now or hereafter known, throughout the world in perpetuity, without additional compensation, notification, permission, or approval, and, upon request, to the giving of consent, in writing, to such use; and, (d) to be bound by these Official Rules and to waive any right to claim any ambiguity or error therein or in the Sweepstakes itself, and to be bound by all decisions of the Sponsors, which are binding and final. Failure to comply with these conditions may result in disqualification from the Sweepstakes at Sponsors' sole discretion.

 

ADDITIONAL TERMS: Sponsors reserve the right to permanently disqualify from any promotion any person they believe has intentionally violated these Official Rules. Any attempt to deliberately damage the Sweepstakes or the operation thereof is unlawful and subject to legal action by Released Parties, who may seek damages to the fullest extent permitted by law. The failure of Released Parties to comply with any provision of these Official Rules due to an act of God, hurricane, war, fire, riot, earthquake, terrorism, act of public enemies, actions of governmental authorities outside of the control of Released Parties (excepting compliance with applicable codes and regulations), or other "force majeure" event will not be considered a breach of these Official Rules. Released Parties assume no responsibility for any injury or damage to entrants' or to any other person's computer relating to or resulting from entering or downloading materials or software in connection with the Sweepstakes. Released Parties are not responsible for telecommunications, network, electronic, technical, or computer failures of any kind; for inaccurate transcription of entry information; for errors in any promotional or marketing materials or in these Official Rules; for any human or electronic error; or for Entries that are stolen, misdirected, garbled, delayed, lost, late, damaged, or returned. Sponsors reserve the right to cancel, modify, or suspend the Sweepstakes or any element thereof (including, without limitation, these Official Rules) without notice in any manner and for any reason (including, without limitation, in the event of any unanticipated occurrence that is not fully addressed in these Official Rules). In the event of cancellation, modification, or suspension, Sponsors reserve the right to select potential winners in a random drawing from among all eligible, non-suspect Entries received prior to the time of the event warranting such cancellation, modification, or suspension. Notice of such cancellation, modification, or suspension will be posted on the Website. Sponsors may prohibit any entrant or potential entrant from participating in the Sweepstakes, if such entrant or potential entrant shows a disregard for these Official Rules; acts with an intent to annoy, abuse, threaten, or harass any other entrant, Sponsors, or Sponsors' agents or representatives; or behaves in any other disruptive manner (as determined by Sponsors in their sole discretion). Sponsors reserve the right to modify these rules for clarification purposes without materially affecting the terms and conditions of the Sweepstakes.

 

DISPUTES: The Sweepstakes is governed by, and will be construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of New York, and the forum and venue for any dispute shall be in New York, New York. If THE controversy or claim is not otherwise resolved through direct discussions or mediation, it shall THEN be resolved by FINAL AND binding arbitration administered by JUDICIAL ARBITRATION AND MEDIATION SERVICES, INC., in accordance with its Streamlined Arbitration Rules and Procedures or subsequent versions thereof ("JAMS Rules"). The JAMS Rules for selection of an arbitrator shall be followed, except that the arbitrator shall be experienced and licensed to practice law in new york. All proceedings brought pursuant to this paragraph will be conducted in the County of new york. THE REMEDY FOR ANY CLAIM SHALL BE LIMITED TO ACTUAL DAMAGES, AND IN NO EVENT SHALL ANY PARTY BE ENTITLED TO RECOVER PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, INCLUDING ATTORNEY'S FEES OR OTHER SUCH RELATED COSTS OF BRINGING A CLAIM, OR TO RESCIND THIS AGREEMENT OR SEEK INJUNCTIVE OR ANY OTHER EQUITABLE RELIEF.

 

WINNER ANNOUNCEMENT: For the names of the Winners, available after October 15, 2018, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to be received by December 15, 2018 to: SNY Superfan Sweepstakes courtesy of FiOS by Verizon, 4 World Trade Center, 150 Greenwich Street, 49th Floor, New York, NY 10007 Attn: Adam Rotter.

 

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