On June 19, 2013, we’ll be tweeting an opportunity to win a pair of tickets to Converse Represent San Francisco on June 24th. What follows are the official rules. Follow us at twitter.com/converse.
OFFICIAL RULES FOR THE CONVERSE TWITTER REPRESENT SAN FRANCISCO GIVEAWAY SWEEPSTAKES
NO PURCHASE REQUIRED TO ENTER OR WIN. MUST BE A LEGAL PERMANENT US RESIDENT TO ENTER.
1. Who is eligible?
This Sweepstakes is open only to legal permanent US residents who are sixteen (18) or older as of June 24th, 2013 and a follower of @Converse on Twitter. Employees of Converse, Inc., its parent company, NIKE, Inc., their subsidiaries and affiliates, or of other companies associated with the promotion of the Sweepstakes, as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings, and children) and household members of each such employee are not eligible.
2. Who is sponsoring the Sweepstakes?
The Sweepstakes is sponsored by Converse, Inc., One High Street, North Andover, MA 01845 (the “Sponsor”). Sponsor reserves the right to modify or cancel this promotion at any time. In the event of cancellation, and at Sponsor’s sole discretion, Sponsor may substitute another promotion in its place.
3. How do I enter?
The Sweepstakes starts on or about 10:00 am (PST) and ends at 5:00 PM (PST) select days during the month of June: June 19, 2013 (the “Entry Period”). During the Entry Period one of the following themes will be used each week:
A. @converse will tweet the theme for Converse Represent San Francisco Giveaway Sweepstakes, and
B. @converse followers will need to reply to that tweet in one the following ways:
i. replying to our message with a particular #hashtag (#RepresentSF), and
ii. submit a piece of content as to why you and a guest should go to the show (e.g. photo representing your enjoyment of band).
C. Your content entry (written or photos):
- must be your own work and entirely original;
- must not have been entered in any other competition, and;
- cannot be illegal, offensive, libelous, defamatory, infringing, inflammatory, deceptive, inaccurate, misleading, malicious, fraudulent, false, indecent, harmful, harassing, intimidating, threatening, hateful, abusive, vulgar, obscene, pornographic, violent, sexually explicit, invasive of privacy, publicity, intellectual property, proprietary or contractual rights, offensive in a sexual, racial, cultural, or ethnic context, will harm or threaten the safety of others, or is otherwise objectionable.
Any entry that includes content that is deemed inappropriate, indecent, and obscene or otherwise does not comply with the above guidelines, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, will not be eligible and may be removed from the contest at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Your entry is not confidential or proprietary. You grant, and warrant that you have the right to grant, to Sponsor a non-exclusive, non-revocable, worldwide, transferable, royalty-free, perpetual right to use your entry in any manner or media now or later developed, for any purpose, commercial, advertising, or otherwise, including the right to translate, display, reproduce, change, create derivative works, sublicense, distribute, assign and commercialize without any payment due to you. Sponsor may choose to accept or reject your entry based on its sole judgment.
There is a limit of one (1) entry per person. Subsequent entries will be void. All entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned.
4. How will winners be selected?
On or about each of the following days: June 20, 2013 the Sponsor will select up to fifteen (15) potential winners in a random drawing of all eligible entries received. Entries not complying with all rules are subject to disqualification. The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received. The potential winner(s) will be notified by direct message on Twitter.
Except where prohibited, a potential winner will be required to respond within two (2) days of being notified. If a potential winner fails to respond within two (2) days, declines to accept the prize, or has violated any of these Official Rules, then an alternate entrant may be selected, at Sponsor’s discretion, in his/her place in a random drawing of remaining eligible entries. Decisions of Sponsor and the Judges are final and binding in all respects, and by participating, entrant agrees to be bound by the Official Rules and the Sponsor’s and Judges’ decisions.
5. What can I win?
Up to 15 winners (15) total Winners will each receive a pair of tickets to Converse Represent San Francisco, Approximate retail value $60.
Any prize details not specified above will be determined by the Sponsor in its sole discretion. Prizes are not transferable and must be accepted as awarded. No cash or other substitution may be made, except by the Sponsor, who reserves the right to substitute a prize with another prize of equal or greater value if the prize is not available for any reason as determined by the Sponsor in its sole discretion. The winner is responsible for taxes and any and all other costs and expenses not listed above.
6. What may a potential winner be required to do?
By participating in the Sweepstakes, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the determinations of Sponsor, which shall be final. Any violation of the Official Rules may result in disqualification. The Sponsor has no obligation to notify violators of their disqualification. Unless prohibited by law, entrants agree to allow use of their name, voice, city/state of residence, photograph, and/or likeness for advertising and/or trade and/or any other purpose in any media or format now or hereafter known without further compensation, permission or notification.
The Sweepstakes is subject to federal, state, and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited by law. In the event that the operation, security, or administration of the Sweepstakes is impaired in any way for any reason, including, but not limited to fraud, virus, or other technical problem, the Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, either: (a) suspend the Sweepstakes to address the impairment and then resume the Sweepstakes in a manner that best conforms to the spirit of these Official Rules; or (b) award the prize at random from among the eligible entries received up to the time of the impairment. The Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or to be acting in violation of these Official Rules or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Any attempt by any person to undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, the Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Failure by the Sponsor to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.
By participating in the Sweepstakes, entrants agree to release and hold harmless the Sponsor, its parent and related companies, and their respective officers, directors, employees, and agents (the “Released Parties”) from and against any claim or cause of action arising out of participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt or use of any prize, including, but not limited to: (a) unauthorized human intervention in the Sweepstakes; (b) technical errors related to computers, servers, providers, or telephone or network lines; (c) printing errors; (d) lost, late, postage-due, misdirected, or undeliverable mail; (e) errors in the administration of the Sweepstakes or the processing of entries; or (f) injury or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt or use of any prize. Entrant further agrees that in any cause of action, the Released Parties’ liability will be limited to the cost of participating in the Sweepstakes, and in no event shall the Released Parties be liable for attorney’s fees. Entrant waives the right to claim any damages whatsoever, including, but not limited to, punitive, consequential, direct, or indirect damages.
7. How will disputes be handled?
Except where prohibited, entrant agrees that any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, the Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate court located in the State of Oregon. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, entrant’s rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of the Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Oregon, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Oregon or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Oregon.
8. How can I find out who won?
To obtain the name of the winners, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to: June 24, 2013 Converse Represent San Francisco Giveaway Sweepstakes, Converse, Inc., One High Street, North Andover, MA 01845. Requests must be received within four (4) weeks of the conclusion of the Entry Period. Residents of the State of Vermont may omit return postage.