THE WALKING DEAD – COMIC CON 2016 8 DAYS OF TWD SWEEPSTAKES- OFFICIAL RULES
Void outside the 50 United States, District of Columbia and where prohibited. Do not proceed to enter if you are not at least 18 years of age and a legal resident of, and located within, one of the 50 United States, or the District of Columbia, at the time of entry. By participating, you agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are binding and final in all matters relating to this sweepstakes. This sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Twitter, Inc. (“Twitter”). By entering this sweepstakes, you understand that you are providing your information to Sponsor and not Twitter.
NO PURCHASE OR MOBILE TWEETING NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE OR MOBILE TWEET WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
SWEEPSTAKES PERIOD: The 8 Days of TWD Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) begins at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) on July 15, 2016 and ends at 11:59 p.m. ET on July 22, 2016 (“Sweepstakes Period”). The Sweepstakes Period will be divided into thirteen (13) daily entry periods (each, a “Daily Entry Period”). A Daily Entry Period will begin at 12:00 a.m. ET and end at 11:59 p.m. ET each calendar day of the Sweepstakes Period, except for the first Daily Entry Period which will begin at 9:00 a.m. ET.
SPONSOR: AMC Network Entertainment LLC, 11 Penn Plaza, New York, NY 10001 (“Sponsor”).
HOW TO ENTER: During the Sweepstakes Period, log-in to your Twitter account, visit https://twitter.com/walkingdead_amc and Follow @walkingdead_amc on Twitter. Then, retweet @walkingdead_amc’s Official Giveaway Tweet marked with the hashtags #FirstDayofTWD, #SecondDayofTWD, #ThirdDayofTWD, #FourthDayofTWD, #FifthDayofTWD, #SixthDayofTWD, #SeventhDayofTWD, EighthDayofTWD, and #Sweepstakes posted during the applicable Daily Entry Period (you must include #Sweepstakes in the tweet for the chance to win). There is no cost to enter. Entries generated by script, macro or other automated means or practices, or by any means which subvert the entry process will be void. All entries must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. ET on the applicable Daily Entry Period to be eligible for the applicable Daily Entry Period.
Entering this Sweepstakes requires a Twitter account, which is available for free at http://twitter.com. If you choose to tweet using your mobile device, data rates may apply. See your wireless provider for pricing plan details. Tweets that are obscene, crude, offensive or not in keeping with the Sponsor’s image, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, will be reported and all associated entries will be void.
By submitting an entry, entrant hereby grants permission for any comment and/or tweet he/she posted in connection with this Sweepstakes to be posted on https://twitter.com/walkingdead_amc or other Sponsor website or social media pages. Entrant agrees that Released Parties (as defined below) are not responsible for any unauthorized use of any comments and/or tweets by third parties. Sponsor does not guarantee the posting of any entries and/or tweets and reserved the right to remove any posted entries and/or tweets at its sole discretion.
LIMIT: One (1) entry per person and per Twitter account per Daily Entry Period. Entries received from any person or Twitter account in excess of the stated daily limitation will be void. You may only use one (1) Twitter account to enter this Sweepstakes.
ELIGIBILITY: This Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia, 18 years of age or older. Employees of Sponsor or any other organizations affiliated with the sponsorship, fulfillment, administration, prize support, advertisement or promotion of the Sweepstakes and each of their respective parents, agents, affiliates, subsidiaries, and advertising and promotion agencies, and their immediate family members (regardless of where they reside) or household members, whether or not related, are not eligible to enter or win. “Immediate family members” shall mean spouses, parents, step-parents, children, step-children, siblings, step-siblings, and their respective spouses. “Household members” shall mean people who share the same residence at least three months a year.
WINNER SELECTION/DRAWING: Within fifteen (15) business days of the end of each Daily Entry Period, Sponsor will conduct a random drawing from among all eligible entries received for that Daily Entry Period to select one (1) potential winner for the applicable Daily Entry Period. Non-winning entries from one Daily Entry Period will not carry over into any subsequent Daily Entry Period(s). Odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible entries received for the applicable Daily Entry Period.
WINNER NOTIFICATION: Potential winners will be notified via Twitter direct message and will be required to direct message @walkingdead_amc his/her full name, date of birth, complete mailing address and e-mail address within a time period specified by Sponsor via the @walkingdead_amc Twitter handle or prize will be forfeited and an alternate potential winner for the applicable Daily Entry Period may be selected in Sponsor’s sole discretion. Potential winners may be required to complete and return an Affidavit of Eligibility, IRS W9 form, and Release of Liability/Publicity within ten (10) days of date of notification or an alternate winner for the applicable Daily Entry Period may be selected in a random drawing from among all remaining eligible entries received for the applicable drawing. If such documents are not returned within the specified time period, a prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, Sponsor is unable to contact a potential winner or a potential winner is not in compliance with these Official Rules, prize will be forfeited and, at Sponsor’s discretion, an alternate winner may be selected for the applicable drawing.
PRIZES (13 total, 1 per Daily Entry Period):
Prizes for the Daily Entry Period of July 15, 2016: Prize includes Abraham Pop! Vinyl Figure and Morgan Pop! Vinyl Figure. Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”): $19.90
Prizes for the Daily Entry Period of July 16, 2016: Prize package including one (1) Greenlight Toys – Sheriff Car: Rick and Shane’s 2001 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor and (1) Four Car Collector’s Set- Hollywood Film Reels Series 4 ARV: $85.98
Prizes for the Daily Entry Period of July 17, 2016: Prize package including one (1) The Coop – Rick Grimes Sheriff Backpack ARV: $69.99
Prizes for the Daily Entry Period of July 18, 2016: Prize package including one (1) McFarlane The Walking Dead TV Series 9 Set of 5 Action Figures and (1) Insight Editions The Walking Dead: The Pop-Up Book ARV: $141.94
Prizes for the Daily Entry Period of July 19, 2016: Prize package including one (10) signed TWD official SDCC 2016 posters ARV: $8
Prizes for the Daily Entry Period of July 20, 2016: Prize package including one (1) Leading Edge Promotions – The Walking Dead Logo Bowling Ball & Pin ARV: $229.98
Prizes for the Daily Entry Period of July 21, 2016: Prize package including one (1) The Walking Dead Sheriff Badge Replica ARV: $149
Prizes for the Daily Entry Period of July 22, 2016: Prize package including one (1) The Walking Dead Season 1 through Season 6 on DVD ARV: $150
Total ARV of all prizes: $854.89.
Prizes are awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied by Sponsor. Prizes may not be assigned, transferred, changed or redeemed for cash, except at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize (or portion thereof) with one of comparable or greater value. The awarding of any prize is contingent upon full compliance with these Official Rules. Winners are responsible for all applicable federal, state and local taxes, if any, and any other costs and expenses associated with prize acceptance and use not specified herein as being provided. All prize details are at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Released Parties (as defined below) disclaim all and any liability for the actual provision, quality or nature of any prize (or portion thereof) accepted by a winner.
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.
RELEASES: By participating in this Sweepstakes, entrants agree to release Sponsor, Twitter and any other organizations affiliated with the sponsorship, fulfillment, administration, prize support, advertisement or promotion of the Sweepstakes and each of their respective parents, agents, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, and prize suppliers, and each of their respective officers, directors, agents, representatives and employees, as well as each of their respective successors, representatives and assigns (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from any and all actions, claims, injury, loss or damage arising in any manner, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from participation in this Sweepstakes and/or acceptance, use or misuse of any prizes (or portions thereof).
OTHER: Released Parties are not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, damaged, inaccurate, stolen, undelivered, garbled or misdirected entries, tweets or direct messages; or for lost, interrupted or unavailable network, server, Internet Service Provider (ISP), website, or other connections, availability or accessibility or miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, telephone or cable transmissions, lines, or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties, or other errors or difficulties of any kind whether human, mechanical, 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, tweets or direct messages, the announcement of the prizes, or in any Sweepstakes-related materials. Released Parties are also not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by site users, 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 entrants’ or to any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participating in this Sweepstakes or downloading materials from or use of the website. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion to disqualify any person tampering with the entry process, the operation of the web site or otherwise in violation of these Official Rules. Sponsor further reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate or modify this Sweepstakes if the Sweepstakes is compromised by virus, technical corruption, non-authorized human intervention, or any other causes which, in the sole discretion of the Sponsor, corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, proper play or integrity of the Sweepstakes. In the event of cancellation or termination, Sponsor reserves the right to select the potential winner(s) for the drawing(s) at issue in a random drawing from among all eligible, non-suspect entries received for the drawing(s) at issue prior to date of cancellation or termination. In the event of a dispute regarding online entry, entry will be deemed made by the authorized account holder of the Twitter account associated with the entry and he/she must comply with these Official Rules. The authorized account holder is the natural person who is assigned the Twitter account by Twitter. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS, AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR WILL DISQUALIFY ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL AND RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS’ FEES) AND OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
Except where prohibited by law, entry constitutes permission to use each entrant’s name, Twitter username, hometown (city and state), voice, biographical information, likeness, photograph and any statements regarding this Sweepstakes in all media now known or hereafter discovered, for any purpose, including without limitation, in connection with, and to promote, market or advertise, the Sweepstakes, in whole or in part, without review, approval, credit or attribution, notification or payment from or to entrant or any person or entity, worldwide, in perpetuity, or on a winners’ list, if applicable. Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable U. S. federal, state and local laws and regulations. Winners may be issued an IRS 1099-MISC tax form in the amount of the prize retail value as stated herein.
WINNERS’ NAMES: For a copy of the winners names send a self-addressed, stamped envelope postmarked by July 29, 2016 to TWD CC 8 Days of TWD Sweepstakes Winners List c/o AMC Network Entertainment LLC, 11 Penn Plaza, New York, NY 10001 Requests will be fulfilled/name will be posted, after the winner’s name has been verified.Read More