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The Walking Dead

Official Rules

No Purchase Necessary To Enter Or Win. A Purchase Of Any Kind Will Not Increase Your Chances Of Winning. Void Where Prohibited.

1. Sweepstakes Period: AMC’s The Walking Dead Play Dead Sweepstakes” (the “Sweepstakes”) begins at 9:00:01 pm Eastern Time (“ET”) on 2/12/17 and ends at 5:59:59 am ET on 4/3/17 (the “Sweepstakes Period”). The Sweepstakes Period will consist of eight (8) individual Entry Periods (the “Weekly Entry Periods”), as detailed in the chart in section 3 below. At the end of the Sweepstakes Period, there will be one (1) grand prize random drawing (the “Grand Prize Drawing”), performed from among all eligible entries received throughout all Entry Periods, in order to select four (4) potential Grand Prize winner.

2. Eligibility: The Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia (excluding Puerto Rico, Guam, the U.S. Virgin Islands and other United States territories), and Canada (excluding Quebec), who are twenty-one (21) years of age or older as of the date of their entry. Employees of AMC Network Entertainment LLC (“Sponsor”), The Promotion Pipeline, Inc. (“Administrator”), and any of Sponsor’s, Administrator’s, or their respective affiliates, parents, subsidiary companies, and advertising and promotion agencies (collectively the “Sweepstakes Entities”) and members of their immediate families (spouses, parents, children, and siblings and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside), and/or those living in the same household of each (whether or not related thereto) are not eligible to enter or win a prize herein. Void where prohibited or restricted by law. Sweepstakes is subject to all federal, state, local and municipal laws. By entering the Sweepstakes, participants are bound by and agree to these Official Rules, and the decisions of Sponsor and Administrator, which are final and binding.

3. How to Enter: Throughout the Sweepstakes Period, eligible entrants must watch the airing(s) of the new episode(s) of The Walking Dead (the “New Episode(s)”) on the date(s) that correspond with the correct Entry Period(s) in the chart detailed below (the “Weekly Entry Period Chart”), and take note of the code words that will appear on the screen and/or be spoken orally during commercial breaks airing throughout the applicable New Episode (the “Code Word”). Then, during the applicable Entry Period, visit www.amc.com/playdeadsweepstakes the “Promotional Site”), follow the instructions to complete all required information on the registration form, provide the correct applicable Entry Period’s Code Words (two (2) words), and submit the online entry form (hereinafter an “entry”). Incomplete entries and entries that do not contain the correct Code Words will not be eligible. There is a limit of one (1) entry, per person, regardless of email address used, per Weekly Entry Period. All entries eligible will be placed into the Grand Prize Drawing. Entries received from any person, regardless of email address used, in excess of the stated limitation will be void. All entries must be received during each applicable Entry Period to be eligible for the Grand Prize Drawing. The computer clock of the Webmaster hosting the Sweepstakes is the official timekeeping device for the Sweepstakes.

Entrants agree to be bound by and acknowledge compliance with these official rules including eligibility requirements. In the event of a dispute as to the identity of an entrant, the authorized account holder of the e-mail account will be deemed to be the entrant. “Authorized account holder” of an e-mail address is the natural person in whose name the e-mail address has been issued. A selected winner may be asked to provide Sponsor with proof that the selected winner is the authorized account holder of the e-mail address associated with the winning entry. If a dispute cannot be resolved, the entry will be deemed ineligible. Use of automated devices not valid for entry. Entries become the exclusive property of the Sponsor and will not be returned, and Sponsor will not verify receipt of entries.

ENTRY PERIOD CHART
Entry Period Number New Episode Date Entry Period Date(s)/Time(s)
#1 02/12/17 9:00:01 pm ET on 02/12/17 - 5:59:59 am ET on 02/13/17
#2 02/19/17 9:00:01 pm ET on 02/19/17 - 5:59:59 am ET on 02/20/17
#3 02/26/17 9:00:01 pm ET on 02/26/17 - 5:59:59 am ET on 02/27/17
#4 03/05/17 9:00:01 pm ET on 03/5/17 - 5:59:59 am ET on 03/6/17
#5 03/12/17 9:00:01 pm ET on 03/12/17 - 5:59:59 am ET on 03/13/17
#6 03/19/17 9:00:01 pm ET on 03/19/17 - 5:59:59 am ET on 03/20/17
#7 03/26/17 9:00:01 pm ET on 03/26/17 - 5:59:59 am ET on 03/27/17
#8 04/02/17 9:00:01 pm ET on 04/02/17 - 5:59:59 am ET on 04/03/17


4. Grand Prizes and Approximate Retail Value ("ARV"): Four (4) - 3 (three) Day/2 (two) Night trip, for the Grand Prize winner, to the location of The Walking Dead production filming in Georgia plus the opportunity for the Grand Prize winner to have a single walk-on role in an episode of The Walking Dead (exact specifics of the walk-on role will be determined at Sponsor’s and producer’s sole discretion). Grand Prize package consists of (a) round-trip coach class air transportation for the Grand Prize winner from a major U.S. gateway airport nearest to winner’s home (as determined by Sponsor), to a major U.S. gateway airport nearest production/filming location (as determined by Sponsor); (2) nights standard lodging accommodations of Sponsor’s selection (single occupancy); (c) food and ground transportation allowance of $500 (U.S.) and the walk-on role. ARV of each Grand Prize is $1,700 (U.S.).

Total ARV of All Prizes: $6,800 (U.S)

5. Grand Prize Drawings & Notification/Acceptance: Four (4) Grand Prize Winners will be selected and notified by mail, email or telephone within 72hours after the end of the Sweepstakes Period in a random drawing from among all eligible entries received during all Weekly Entry Periods. Administrator, who is an independent judging organization, will conduct the Grand Prize Drawing. The decisions of Administrator and Sponsor are final and binding on all matters relating to this Sweepstakes. Odds of winning a Prize are dependent upon the total number of eligible entries received throughout the Sweepstakes Period. Potential Prize winners must comply with these Official Rules as published in order to accept the Grand Prize. All potential Prize winners will be required to respond to such notification attempt and execute and return an affidavit of acceptance, eligibility, liability and publicity release (or Declaration of Compliance if a Canadian resident (where legal), within seven (7) days of such notification. or such. If any potential prize winner is a Canadian resident, he/she must correctly answer, unaided, a time-limited arithmetic skill testing question as a condition to receiving a prize. If notification attempts for any potential prize winner fail for any reason, or if a potential prize winner does not comply with these Official Rules, such prize may be forfeited, at Sponsor’s discretion, and an alternate potential prize winner will be selected from among remaining eligible entries from the corresponding random drawing, time permitting.

6. Prize Details/Conditions: All prize details are at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize (or a portion thereof) with another prize of greater or comparable value, as determined by Sponsor in the event prize becomes unavailable with no further obligation to the winner. Administrator will furnish an Internal Revenue Service Form 1099 to the Grand Prize winner for the actual retail value Prize for the tax year in which Prize is accepted.

7. Grand Prize Conditions: All Grand Prize details, including but not limited to selection of production/filming destination and trip dates, are at Sponsor’s sole discretion and are subject to the show producer’s production schedules. Grand Prize trip is currently scheduled to take place in 2017, but is subject to change. Grand Prize winner must be able to travel on the dates that Sponsor and/or Administrator select. Grand Prize winner may receive less than thirty (30) day’s notice prior to trip departure. If the Grand Prize winner cannot travel on the dates selected by Sponsor and/or Administrator, even if the Grand Prize winner has already accepted the prize via the affidavit and verification process detailed below, the Grand Prize winner will then forfeit the prize, will receive no compensation whatsoever, and Sponsor will award the prize to an alternate Grand Prize winner that was selected during the random drawing process, time permitting. Grand Prize winner may be required to spend additional time at the production/filming location, at Sponsor’s expense. If for reasons beyond Sponsor’s control, production is cancelled or rescheduled, if for any reason Sponsor is unable to provide the walk-on role, if Grand Prize winner cannot remain for the duration of filming if asked by Sponsor, those portions of the Grand Prize will be forfeited and Sponsor shall have no further obligation to Grand Prize winner other than to supply the other elements of the Grand Prize package with no additional consideration being awarded. The Walking Dead producers may require that the Grand Prize winner sign additional documents relating to his/her walk-on role. The Sweepstakes Entities cannot guarantee that if the Grand Prize winner participates in the walk-on role portion of the Grand Prize, that the Grand Prize winner’s walk-on role performance will be used or appear in the final edited version of any media production. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute the Grand Prize (or a portion thereof) with another prize of greater or comparable value, as determined by Sponsor. It is the responsibility of the Grand Prize winner to be in possession of all necessary travel documentation (e.g., ID, valid passport (if applicable) at the time and place of departure, or those portions of the Grand Prize may be forfeited. Actual value of Grand Prize depends on any fluctuations in current market conditions at time of prize fulfillment, the location of winner’s residence, and the location of production/filming. Any difference between the stated ARV and the actual value, if any, will not be awarded. Trip is subject to air/hotel availability, the vagaries of flight variation, work stoppages, schedule or route changes, holiday and blackout dates, and any other travel conditions/restrictions that may apply. All other expenses relating to acceptance of the Grand Prize not explicitly stated herein, including but not limited to, taxes, additional meals and transfers than the allowance allots for, and gratuities are solely the responsibility of the Grand Prize winner. Complete terms and conditions of Grand Prize trip will be furnished with prize notification and/or further correspondences. Travel will be made through Sponsor’s agent on a carrier of Sponsor’s choice. Sponsor reserves the right to structure the travel route and select hotels in their sole discretion. Grand Prize trip may not be combined with any other offer and travel may not qualify for frequent flyer miles. Sweepstakes entities will not replace any lost or stolen tickets, travel vouchers, or certificates. Once travel commences, no unscheduled stopovers are permitted; if an unscheduled stopover occurs, full fare will be charged from stopover point for the remaining segments, including return. If Grand Prize winner resides within a 100-mile radius of the determined production/filming destination, ground transportation may be provided for winner in lieu of air transportation and hotel stay, and no compensation or substitution will be provided for difference in prize value. Sponsor, and/or any other relevant party, reserves the right to remove or to deny entry to the Grand Prize winner if he/she act in a non-sportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten, or harass any other person at the set. Grand Prize is non-transferable and no substitutions or cash awards are allowed, except at the discretion of the Sponsor, in which case a prize of equal or greater value will be awarded. Administrator will furnish an Internal Revenue Service Form 1099 to the Official Grand Prize winner for the actual retail value of the Grand Prize for the tax year in which Grand Prize is accepted. The Sweepstakes Entities shall not be responsible for any cancellations, delays, diversions or substitution or any act or omissions whatsoever by the air carriers, hotels or other transportation companies or any other persons providing any of these services and accommodations including any results thereof such as changes in services or accommodations necessitated by same. If any portion of the Grand Prize is unable to take place as planned, for any reason, including but not limited to, cancellation, scheduling conflicts or an event of force majeure, that portion of the prize will be forfeited, the remaining components of the Grand Prize will be awarded and Sponsor’s obligation to the winner will be deemed fulfilled, and no other additional compensation will be provided. Grand Prize conditions may be added or modified by companies providing those portions of the Grand Prize.

8. Limitations of Liability: Entrants, by participating in the Sweepstakes, release and agree to hold the Sweepstakes Entities harmless from and against any and all liability, claims or action of any kind whatsoever for any injuries, losses or damages of any kind to persons, including death and bodily injury, and property, arising in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, use or misuse of a prize, including participating in this Sweepstakes or in any Sweepstakes-related activity, whether sponsored, held by, or paid for by a third party or by Sponsor. Each entrant agrees to indemnify Sweepstakes Entities from any and all liability resulting or arising from the Sweepstakes and to hereby acknowledge that Sweepstakes Entities 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 any prize herein. Additionally, the Sweepstakes Entities are not responsible for late, lost, stolen, incomplete, misdirected, garbled, damaged, delayed or undelivered entries; or for any virus contracted by an entrant’s computer through participation in the Sweepstakes, for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by computer or Internet malfunction or interference, tampering, manipulation, weather or natural disaster, acts of war, or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes and assume no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect or delay in operation; or for failed computer, satellite, telephone, wireless or cable transmissions, lines or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed or misdirected transmissions, technical error, theft or destruction or unauthorized access. Sweepstakes Entities are not responsible for other errors or difficulties of any kind whether human, electronic, computer, network, typographical, printing or otherwise 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, the airing of the Code Word, notification of potential prize winners, or in any Sweepstakes-related materials. The Sweepstakes Entities are not responsible for lost, interrupted, inaccessible or unavailable network, server, wireless service, Internet Service Provider (ISP), website, or other connections or any combination thereof. Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual it suspects of tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes, to be acting in violation of the Official Rules, or to be acting in a unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any person or entity. Any use of robotic, automatic, macro, programmed or like entry methods or third-party software or website or any other devices which subvert or manipulate the entry process will void all entries by such methods, and disqualify any entrant using such methods. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS. SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES OR OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON(S) RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ATTEMPT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. If, for any reason, the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned by reason of, but not limited to, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, virus, bug, worms, unauthorized human intervention or any other causes which Sponsor, in its sole opinion, deems could corrupt, manipulate or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, or if The Walking Dead is cancelled, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes and post notice of the action at the Promotional Site. If Sponsor terminates the Sweepstakes prior to the end of the Sweepstakes Period, Sponsor will select the potential prize winners in random drawing(s) from among all valid, non-suspect, eligible entries received prior to termination, if any, or as otherwise may be deemed fair and equitable by Sponsor.

UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL ANY ENTRANT BE PERMITTED TO OBTAIN AWARDS FOR, AND ENTRANTS HEREBY WAIVE ALL RIGHTS TO CLAIM, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR ANY OTHER DAMAGES WHATSOEVER. IN NO EVENT SHALL SPONSOR BE LIABLE TO ANY ENTRANT OR WINNER FOR DAMAGES THAT EXCEED THE VALUE OF THE PRIZE TO BE AWARDED TO THE INDIVIDUAL ENTRANT IN THIS SWEEPSTAKES. SPONSOR’S FAILURE TO ENFORCE ANY PROVISION IN THESE OFFICIAL RULES WILL NOT BE DEEMED A WAIVER OF SUCH.

9. Disputes, Governing Law and Venue: ENTRANT AGREES THAT: (1) ANY AND ALL DISPUTES, CLAIMS AND CAUSES OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF OR CONNECTED WITH THIS SWEEPSTAKES OR ANY PRIZE AWARDED SHALL BE RESOLVED INDIVIDUALLY, WITHOUT RESORT TO ANY FORM OF CLASS ACTION AND IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK WITHOUT REGARD TO PRINCIPLES OF CONFICTS OF LAW; (2) ANY AND ALL CLAIMS, JUDGMENTS AND AWARDS SHALL BE LIMITED TO ACTUAL OUT-OF-POCKET COSTS INCURRED, INCLUDING COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH ENTERING THIS SWEEPSTAKES, IF ANY, BUT IN NO EVENT WILL ENTRANT BE ENTITLED TO RECEIVE ATTORNEYS’ FEES OR BE ENTITLED TO RECOVER PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES.

10. Privacy Policy: Any personally identifiable information collected during this Sweepstakes will be collected by Sponsor and used by Sponsor, Administrator, or their affiliates, agents and marketers for purposes of the proper administration and fulfillment of the Sweepstakes as described in these Official Rules and in accordance with Sponsor's Privacy Policy as stated at http://www.amctv.com/privacy.html and as allowed by law. Once confirmed as a prize winner, the Sweepstakes Entities may use, display, distribute or publish such prize winner’s name, likeness, photograph, voice, address (city and state), biographical information, or to refrain from so doing, in any manner in any and all media, whether now known or hereafter devised, anywhere in the world in perpetuity in connection with this Sweepstakes and show, or as Sweepstakes Entities otherwise determine, in their sole discretion, and for purposes of advertising in trade or promoting/publicizing Sponsor, its products and/or services, without compensation (where legal). Acceptance of a prize constitutes a waiver of any claims to compensation, royalties, or other remuneration for such use.

11. Winners' List: For a list of prize winners, available after the Sweepstakes Period has ended, send a stamped, self-addressed envelope, to be received by May 5, 2017, to AMC’s The Walking Dead Play Dead Sweepstakes Winners List, AMC Networks Entertainment LLC, 11 Penn Plaza, New York, NY 10001 or visit www.amc.com/playdeadsweepstakes. Requests will be fulfilled/name will be posted, after the winner’s name has been verified. For a copy of the official rules, visit www.amc.com/playdeadsweepstakes

12. Sponsor: The Sponsor of the Sweepstakes is AMC Network Entertainment LLC, 11 Penn Plaza, NY, NY, 10001.