mike’s® Pro Football Game Tickets Sweepstakes

OFFICIAL RULES

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY.  A purchase will not increase your chance of winning.  This SWEEPSTAKES is open only to the legal residents of the United States and the District of Columbia who are 21 years of age or older at time of entry.  Void wherever prohibited or restricted by law. 

  1. Eligibility: This Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of the United States and the District of Columbia who are 21 years of age or older at the time of entry.  Void where prohibited or restricted by law.  Employees, officers and directors of the following entities and members of their immediate families (defined as parent, child, sibling, spouse) or same households (whether related or not) are NOT eligible to enter the Sweepstakes or win the prize:  Mark Anthony Brands Inc., its parent company, subsidiaries, divisions, affiliates, prize suppliers, advertising and promotion agencies (including HP2 Promotions), as well as alcohol beverage licensees (i.e., alcohol beverage suppliers, importers, wholesalers, distributors and retailers).   By participating in the Sweepstakes, entrants agree to abide by and be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor and HP2 Promotions (the independent judging organization) which shall be final and binding in all respects.  All federal, state and local laws apply.
  1. Sweepstakes Period: Sweepstakes begins at 12:00:01 a.m. (ET) on July 29, 2019 and ends at 11:59:59 p.m. (ET) October 31, 2019.
  1. How to Enter: There are two (2) ways to enter this Sweepstakes.

Entry Method No. 1 – Text:  During the Sweepstakes Period, send a Text Message Entry (“TME”) by texting “MIKESTICKET” from your handset addressed to short code 55678.   A valid TME will receive an automatic reply substantially in the form as follows:  “Thx for ur Text!  You must be 21+ to enter.  Reply w/birthdate in format MM/DD/YYYY.”  Once you send the text message and if you are 21 or older, you will be automatically entered into the Sweepstakes.  You will be charged for all text messages sent and received from your handset according to the terms in your individual Calling Plan with your cellular provider.  All entries must be received no later than 11:59:59 p.m. (ET) on October 31, 2019.  Receipt of entry may be acknowledged but such acknowledgment does not constitute any representation of eligibility for the Sweepstakes nor is it otherwise binding upon Sponsor.  All entries become the sole property of the Sponsor and receipt of entries will not be acknowledged (except perhaps as noted above) or returned.  No alterations or forged entries are permitted.  Entrants must have a text messaging two-way capable handset and digital service in order to enter the Sweepstakes using the text messaging method.  Prize will be awarded to the name corresponding to the phone number from which the text message originated.  Message and data rates apply to use of Entry Method No. 1.  Please consult your wireless service provider regarding your pricing plan BEFORE using Entry Method No. 1 to enter the Sweepstakes.  Not all wireless providers feature necessary service to participate in the Sweepstakes via Entry Method No. 1.  Check your phone capabilities for specific text messaging instructions. Text messaging service is not available in all areas.

Method No. 2:  Online Entry.  During the Sweepstakes period, visit https://hp2win.com/MIKESTICKETOL/ (the “Sweepstakes website”) and, if you advise that you are 21 years or older, complete and submit the entry on-line entry form with all required information to receive one (1) entry in the Sweepstakes.  A valid e-mail address is required.  All on-line entries must be received no later than 11:59:59 p.m. (ET) on October 31, 2019.  All entries become the sole property of the Sponsor.  Receipt of entry may be acknowledged but such acknowledgment does not constitute any representation of eligibility for the Sweepstakes nor is it otherwise binding upon Sponsor.  No alterations or forged entries are permitted.  Prize will be awarded to the name corresponding to the e-mail address from which the e-mail transmission originated.

If you choose to enter the Sweepstakes by using a mobile device:  Message and data rates apply.  You may be charged by your wireless carrier for entering the Sweepstakes via mobile device. It is therefore recommended that you consult your wireless carrier’s pricing plan BEFORE entering the Sweepstakes via mobile device.  Not all mobile devices offer wireless Internet access and wireless Internet access may not be available in all areas.

  1. Entry Restrictions: Limit one (1) entry per person, per day (12:00:01 a.m. [ET] until 11:59:59 p.m. [ET]) during the Sweepstakes Period, regardless of the method of entry.  Violation of this entry limit will result in only the initial entry being accepted.  But, Sponsor reserves the right to void all entries (and disqualify entrant from the Sweepstakes altogether as well as to prohibit such entrant from participating in future promotions offered by Sponsor) if Sponsor determines in its sole discretion that a given person has engaged in egregious, blatant or repeated violations of the entry limit.  Proof of submission of entry does not constitute proof of receipt of same or proof of entry.  All entries become the sole property of the Sponsor. Sponsor and its agencies assume no responsibility for late, lost, illegible/garbled, incomplete, damaged, inaccessible, corrupted or jumbled entries/text message/SMS transmissions, technical regardless of cause; and, all such entries are void.                    
  1. 5. Prizes: One (1) Grand Prize will be awarded.  Winner will receive two (2) tickets (up to a retail value of $250 per ticket) to a Pro Football Game (for winner and one (1) guest) in the (48) contiguous United States and one (1) $1,500 Gift Card which may be used for travel and hotel expenses (Gift Card Issuer will be chosen by Sponsor at its sole discretion and Gift Card is subject to terms and conditions of use as indicated thereon).  Date of Game to be chosen by winner during the remainder of the 2019 Pro Football regular season beginning with the games to be played on Sunday, November 10, 2019 and subject to Sponsor’s approval at its sole discretion.  Choice of pro football team, stadium and game are subject to availability and other restrictions.  Selection of a pro football game near the end of the 2019 regular season (i.e., December 22, 2019, December 23, 2019 or December 29, 2019) is recommended, as this may enhance Sponsor’s ability to fulfill request.  While Sponsor will seek to accommodate winner’s preferences, winner may not receive his/her first choice of pro football team, stadium or game and Sponsor disclaims any and all liability in conjunction therewith.  Winner’s guest must be 21 years of age or older and a legal resident of the United States or the District of Columbia and must sign and return the Guest’s Liability Release and Publicity Release (where lawful) prior to issuance of tickets.   All unspecified expenses (including but not limited to travel to/from the city of game, hotel accommodations in/near city of game and ground transportation between hotel and stadium; if and as applicable) are the sole responsibility of the   Approximate Retail Value of Prize:  up to $2,000.00.  (If actual value of Prize is less than $2,000, winner will not receive the difference in cash or otherwise.)

*If winner chooses to attend the Game without a guest, he/she will receive only one (1) ticket to the Game and no substitute prize or compensation will be awarded in conjunction therewith.

Alcohol beverages are not part of prize.  Tickets are subject to Terms and Conditions stated thereon; this includes a prohibition on the re-sale of tickets.  Seat type and location are of Sponsor’s sole choosing. Stadium’s venue restrictions also apply; and, stadium may eject winner and/or guest if winner and/or guest behave in an inappropriate, belligerent or unruly manner as determined by Stadium  in its sole discretion (with Sponsor having no responsibility for such decision by stadium, as stadium is a completely independent entity from Sponsor); and, under such circumstances, Sponsor  shall NOT have any liability or obligation of any kind.

  1. Winner Determination/Odds: Winner will be determined in a random drawing on or about November 1, 2019 by HP2 Promotions, an independent organization, whose decisions will be final in all matters relating to this Sweepstakes or Sponsor.  Odds of winning will be determined by the total number of eligible entries received.  The winner will be notified by text message, email or phone (specific method[s] of notification being of Sponsor’s sole choosing as well as depending upon method used to enter the Sweepstakes) on or about November 1, 2019 and will be required to sign an affidavit of eligibility and liability release within three (3) business days of notification or prize will be forfeited and may be awarded to another winner at Sponsor’s sole discretion, time permitting.  In the event of noncompliance with this requirement or if potential winner cannot be contacted for any reason, prize will be forfeited without compensation of any kind and an alternate winner may be selected (time permitting). 
  1. General Conditions: Entry in the Sweepstakes constitutes an entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to abide by and accept the terms and conditions of these Official Rules.  No prize substitution except at Sponsor’s sole discretion for prize of comparable value.  Prize is not redeemable/exchangeable for cash (except for Gift Card element of prize which is redeemable for cash where required by law).  Prize is not transferable except with Sponsor’s prior consent which may be granted or withheld in its sole discretion without liability of any kind.  All federal, state and local taxes on said prize are winner’s sole responsibility.  By accepting said prize, a winner waives the right to assert as a cost of winning said prize, any and all costs of redemption or travel to redeem said prize and any and all liability that might arise from redeeming or seeking to redeem said prize. All costs and expenses associated with prize acceptance and use that are not specified herein are the sole responsibility of winner.

Taxes on  prize are  winner’s sole responsibility.  If value of said prize is $600 or more, winner will be issued W-9 IRS Tax Form with the Affidavit of Eligibility and Release and a subsequent 1099 IRS Form.  Upon receipt of said prize,  winner shall be required to comply with any and all applicable federal, state and local law, rules and regulations.

Sponsors makes no warranties, and hereby disclaims any and all warranties, express or implied, concerning  prize furnished in connection with the Sweepstakes.  WITHOUT LIMITING THE GENERALITY OF THE FOREGOING, SUCH PRIZE IS PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AND SPONSOR HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL SUCH WARRANTIES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND/OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. 

  1. Releases: By participating, entrants indemnify, release and agree to hold harmless (a) Mark Anthony Brands Inc. and its  parent company, subsidiaries, divisions, affiliates, prize suppliers, and advertising and promotion agencies (including HP2 Promotions); and (b) the directors, officers, agents, representatives, shareholders, employees, successors and assigns of any of the above organizations; from any and all liability arising from participating in the Sweepstakes, any Sweepstakes-related activity and/or the acceptance, receipt, possession or use/misuse of said prize (as applicable).  Without limiting the foregoing, Mark Anthony Brands Inc. makes no representation, warranty or guarantee of any kind regarding  prize; this includes but is not limited to the warranty of merchantability or fitness for intended purpose.  Except where prohibited by law, acceptance of  prize constitutes winner’s agreement to the use of his/her name, address (city, state), likeness, voice, photograph or other indicia of persona and/or statements regarding the Sponsor or the Sweepstakes for advertising, publicity and trade purposes by Sponsor and its designees, without further compensation or any notice or approval of any kind.
  1. Text Message Entry Conditions: By participating in the Sweepstakes, you authorize Sponsor to communicate with you by text messaging solely regarding Sweepstakes participation for the duration of the Sweepstakes.  In case of dispute as to identity of a text message entrant, entry will be declared made by the authorized account holder of the cellular provider. “Authorized Account Holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned a number by the cellular provider or as shown on the cellular provider’s records. Sponsor and its agencies are not responsible for text message communications/entries not received due to lost, failed delayed or interrupted connections or miscommunications, or due to other electronic malfunctions, delays, or errors of any kind in the transmission or receipt of text message communications/entries. Sponsor is not responsible for incorrect or inaccurate entry information, whether caused by any human or technological error that may occur in the processing of text message communications/entries in this Sweepstakes.  Any other attempted form of entry not specified herein is prohibited; no automatic, programmed, robotic or similar means of entry are permitted.
  1. Electronic Entries: In the event of a dispute, on-line entries will be deemed made by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at time of entry. The authorized account holder is the natural person who is assigned to the e-mail address by an internet access provider, on-line service, or other organization that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses. Sponsor and its agencies are not responsible for lost, late, damaged, illegible, misdirected, incomplete or postage–due mail-in entries, or for on-line entries not received due to lost, failed delayed or interrupted connections or miscommunications, or to other electronic malfunctions, delays, or errors of any kind in the transmission or receipt of entries. Sponsor is not responsible for incorrect or inaccurate entry information, whether caused by web-site visitors or by any human or technological error that may occur in the processing of entries in this Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel or suspend all or a portion of the Sweepstakes, should viruses, bugs or other causes beyond control of the Sponsor corrupt the administration, security or proper operation of the Sweepstakes. 
  1. Caution: ANY ATTEMPT BY A PERSON TO DELIBERATELY UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO DISQUALIFY SUCH PERSON FROM THE SWEEPSTAKES (IF APPLICABLE), PROHIBIT SUCH PERSON FROM PARTICIPATING IN FUTURE PROMOTIONS OFFERED BY SPONSOR, AS WELL AS TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
  1. Improper Conduct: Sponsor, in its sole discretion, may disqualify any entrant from participation in or use of any or all portions of this Sweepstakes, and refuse to award said prize if entrant engages in any conduct Sponsor deems to be improper, unfair, otherwise adverse to the operation of the Sweepstakes or detrimental to other entrants of the Sweepstakes.  Such improper conduct includes, without limitation, falsifying personal information required during entrant registration or prize claim, violating any term or condition stated here, accumulating entries through methods such as automated computer scripts or any other programming techniques, allowing others to use entrant’s personal information for the purpose of accumulating entries, or intentionally trying to defraud, reverse engineer, disassemble or otherwise tamper with the computer programs/technology in connection with this Sweepstakes.  Entrants agree that Sponsor may void prize that entrant may have won and/or require the return of prize that entrant may have won as a result of such improper conduct.  Entrant further acknowledges that any forfeiture of prize and/or return of prize shall in no way prevent Sponsor from pursuing other avenues of recourse such as criminal or civil proceedings in connection with such conduct.
  1. Sponsor’s Rights: Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, abbreviate, or suspend this Sweepstakes should it be compromised by computer virus, program bugs, non-authorized human intervention or other causes beyond the control of the Sponsor, including but not limited to fire, flood, epidemic, earthquake, explosion, labor dispute or strike, act of God or public enemy, satellite or equipment failure, riot or civil disturbance, war (declared or undeclared), terrorist threat or activity, or any federal, state or local government law, order or regulation, order of any court or jurisdiction, without any compensation or liability to any entrant.  Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical, technical, or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the promotion or in the announcement of the prizes.  In the event there is a discrepancy or inconsistency between the disclosures or other statements contained in any sweepstakes materials and the terms and conditions of the official rules, the official rules shall prevail, govern and control.

Sponsor assumes no responsibility for any damage to an entrant’s, or any other person’s, mobile device (or data/information stored therein) which is occasioned by participating in the Sweepstakes, or for any computer system, phone line, hardware, software or program malfunctions, or other errors, failures, delayed computer transmissions or network connections that are human or technical in nature.  Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, Sponsor is not responsible for lost, interrupted, inaccessible or unavailable networks, servers, satellites, Internet service providers, or other connections; or for miscommunications, failed, jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected computer, telephone or cable transmissions; or for any technical malfunctions, failures, difficulties or other errors of any kind or nature; or for the incorrect or inaccurate capture of information, or the failure to capture any information. The preceding expressly includes but is not limited to any text message communications sent by or sent to Sponsor which is not properly and timely received and accessible by Sponsor or its agencies for any reason.  Sponsor reserves the right to modify, suspend, or terminate the Sweepstakes if it determines, in its sole discretion, that the Sweepstakes is technically impaired or corrupted or that fraud or technical problems, failures or malfunctions or other causes beyond Sponsor’s control have destroyed or severely undermined or to any degree impaired the integrity, administration, security, proper play and/or feasibility of the Sweepstakes as contemplated herein.  If the Sweepstakes is modified, terminated or suspended, Sponsor will select winners from all eligible, non-suspect text message entries received prior to Sponsor’s action as well as all eligible mail entries received or otherwise in a manner determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion to be fair, appropriate and consistent with these Official Rules.  Inclusion in such drawing (for text message entries, to the extent feasible) shall be each entrant’s sole and exclusive remedy under such circumstances; and, if not feasible (for text message entries), Sponsor shall not have any liability of any kind.   Only the type and quantity of prizes described in these Official Rules are available to be won in the Sweepstakes. These Official Rules cannot be modified or amended in any way except in a written document issued in accordance with law by duly authorized representatives of Sponsor.  The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision.  In the event that any provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable or illegal, these rules shall otherwise remain in effect and shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or illegal provision were not contained herein.

  1. Disputes: This Sweepstakes is governed by the laws of the State of Illinois, without respect to conflict of law/choice of law doctrines of Illinois (or of any other jurisdiction which would lead to the application of the law of any jurisdiction other than Illinois). To the fullest extent permitted by law, as a condition of participating in the Sweepstakes, entrant agrees (a) that any and all disputes regarding the Sweepstakes which cannot be resolved between the parties shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively before a federal or state court located in Cook County, Illinois; (b) to the personal jurisdiction of such courts and to waive any right of inconvenient forum, change of venue or any like right; (c) that any claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred in entering the Sweepstakes (if any), but in no event attorney’s fees, with all other forms of remedy – including but not limited to punitive, incidental, or consequential damages and injunctive relief – being expressly waived.
  1. Winner’s List: For winner information, please send a self-addressed stamped envelope to “MIKESTICKET”, 328 S. Jefferson Street, Suite 1050, Chicago, IL 60661.  All requests must be received by December 6, 2019.  Winner information will be available after December 20, 2019.

Sponsor:  Mark Anthony Brands Inc., Chicago, IL  60661

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