Contest Rules

 

“PEPSI® PLAY MADDEN WITH A PRO” Sweepstakes

“PEPSI® PLAY MADDEN WITH A PRO” Sweepstakes

Official Rules

 

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY.  MESSAGE AND DATA RATES MAY APPLY.  VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.

 

  1. 1.              SWEEPSTAKES PERIOD:  Sweepstakes begins at 12:00 a.m. (midnight) Central Time (“CT”) time zone on 11/4/13 and ends at 11:59 p.m. CT on 12/1/13 (“Sweepstakes Period”). 

 

  1. 2.              HOW TO ENTER:  During the Sweepstakes Period, you can enter via the following methods: (a) TEXT MESSAGE:  Use your mobile phone to text “DVE STEELERS” to short code 70236 and you will be automatically entered into the Sweepstakes.  Participants must have a mobile phone with text messaging capabilities to enter by text message and may incur standard text message and data charges from their wireless service provider for each message sent and received.  Only (one) 1 text message will be required to participate and only (one) 1 entry confirmation text will be received, confirming entry (for a total of two (2) messages). Check with your wireless service provider for details on any applicable charges.  Participants are solely responsible for all wireless or other charges. Not all wireless carriers participate.  By entering this sweepstakes via text messaging the entrant is consenting to receive text and phone messages regarding the Sweepstakes.  Entrants will be given the opportunity to “cancel” (or unsubscribe) each time they receive a text message by sending “STOP” to the short code above; (b) INTERNET: Visit www.dve.com keyword “STEELERS” and follow the on-screen instructions to properly complete and submit an online entry. Sponsor and Promotion Parties and NFL Entities (as defined below) are not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, illegible, or misdirected entries.

 

Limit one (1) entry per day per person.  A “day” is defined as a twenty-four (24) hour time period beginning at 12:00 a.m. (midnight) CT and ending at 11:59 p.m. CT. The time clock of the Sweepstakes administrator is the official clock for this Sweepstakes

 

In the event of dispute over the identity of a potential winner, an online or text message entry will be declared made by the authorized account holder of such email address or wireless phone number submitted at the time of entry, and potential winner may be required to provide identification sufficient to show that he/she is the authorized account holder of such email address or wireless phone number. It is solely the responsibility of the entrant to notify the Sponsor in writing if the entrant changes his or her e-mail, wireless phone number or postal address during the Sweepstakes Period.  Proof of emailing/texting does not constitute proof of delivery or entry.  All entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned.  Each entry submission must be manually key stroked and manually entered by the individual entrant; automated and/or repetitive electronic submission of entries (including but not limited to entries made using any script, macro, bot or sweepstakes service) will be disqualified and transmissions from these or related email/IP addresses or wireless phone number may be blocked.

 

  1. 3.              ELIGIBILITY:  The Sweepstakes is open only to individuals who are legal residents of the United States, residing in PA or OH who are 18 years of age or older at the time of entry.  Employees, contractors, directors, and officers of WDVE-102.5 [Clear Channel Media & Entertainment], PepsiCo, Inc., Pepsi-Cola Company and its bottlers, Pepsi Beverages Company (“Sponsor”), Pittsburgh Steelers LLC, PSSI Stadium LLC, and JHAC, LLC, and each of their respective parents, subsidiaries and affiliated companies, distributors, Web design, advertising, fulfillment, judging and promotion agencies involved in the administration, development, fulfillment and execution of this Sweepstakes (collectively “Sponsor and Promotion Parties”), the NFL Entities (as defined below) and the immediate family members (spouse, parent, child, sibling, grandparent, and/or “step” of each) and those living in the same households as such employees are not eligible to participate.

 

 

  1. 4.              PRIZE DETAILS:  No more than the advertised number of prizes shall be awarded. The prizes shall be awarded only if properly claimed according to the Rules and if there are sufficient eligible entries. Station does not make, and is not responsible in any manner for, any warranties, representations, or guarantees, express or implied, in fact or law, relating to any prizes, regarding the use, value or enjoyment of the prize, including, without limitation, its quality, mechanical condition, merchantability, or fitness for a particular purpose. All other costs and expenses related to prize acceptance and use not specified herein as being provided are the sole responsibility of winner(s). If the winner is disqualified or is found to be ineligible for the Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right to determine an alternate winner or not to award the prize [SEE 5 BELOW], at its sole discretion. The prize(s) that may be awarded to the eligible winner(s) are: 
  2. 5.               

 

SECOND PRIZES:  Fifty (50) Second Prizes will be awarded, each consisting of a Meet and Greet for winner and one (1) guest with Lamarr Woodley at Heinz Field, Pittsburgh on a date to be determined.  Approximate Retail Value: $50

 

 FIRST PRIZES:  Eight (8) First Prizes will be awarded, each consisting of a Meet and Greet for winner and one (1) guest with Lamarr Woodley at Heinz Field, Pittsburgh on a date to be determined and an opportunity for each First Prize Winner (only) to participate in a Madden NFL 25 video game tournament among the eight First Prize winners for the chance to win the Grand Prize:  Approximate Retail:  $50.

 

GRAND PRIZE:  One Grand Prize will be awarded to the winner of the Madden NFL 25 video game tournament among the eight First Prize winners consisting of the chance to play Madden NFL 25 one-on-one with Lamarr Woodley at the event.  Approximate Retail Value:  $0

                                                                                                  

All other expenses not specifically mentioned herein such as for transportation to and from event, parking, etc. are solely the responsibility of the prize winner and guest.  No alternate dates are available.  All minors (under the age of 18) must be accompanied by an adult at all times.  No responsibility is assumed by Sponsor and Promotion Parties or NFL Entities for canceled, delayed, suspended or rescheduled event.  Sponsor reserves the right to assign seating.

DRAWING:  Potential winners will be selected in a random drawing from among all eligible entries received throughout the Sweepstakes Period.  Odds of winning a First or Second Prize depend upon the total number of eligible entries received.  Odds of winning the Grand Prize are 1:8 and depend on participants’ video game skill level.  Drawing for First and Second Prizes will occur on or about December 3, 2013 and will be conducted by a representative of WDVE, whose decisions shall be final and binding. All prizes will be awarded.

 

  1. 6.              WINNER NOTIFICATION:  Potential winners will be notified by text, phone, mail or email at the text, phone, mail or email address provided upon entry, within 7 days of the drawing.  If a potential prize winner is notified by text or phone, he/she will be required to respond within seventy-two (72) hours or prize will be forfeited and may be awarded to an alternate winner.  Sponsor is not responsible for suspended or discontinued wireless service which may result in a potential winner not receiving initial prize notification.  Once potential winner notification is confirmed to Sponsor, the potential prize winner may be sent an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release to be signed and returned within the number of days indicated on the Affidavit.  In the event (i) the attempted notification is returned as undeliverable without a forwarding address; (ii) a telephone or text message notification is not confirmed to Sponsor within seventy-two (72) hours; (iii) any required documents are not returned within the required number of days; or (iv) if winner is otherwise unable to attend an event when specified or accept the prize as stated, prize will be forfeited and may be awarded to an alternate winner.    Allow four (4) to six (6) weeks for consummation or delivery of the prize following the notification process.

 

  1. 7.              LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY:  Sponsor and Promotion Parties, and the NFL Entities and Promotion Parties assume no responsibility or liability for (a) any incorrect or inaccurate entry information, or for any faulty or failed electronic data transmissions; (b) any unauthorized access to, or theft, destruction or alteration of entries at any point in the operation of this Sweepstakes; (c) any technical malfunction, failure, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or communications line failure, regardless of cause, with regard to any equipment, systems, networks, lines, satellites, servers, camera, computers or providers utilized in any aspect of the operation of the Sweepstakes; (d) inaccessibility or unavailability of any network or wireless service, the Internet or website or any combination thereof; (e) suspended or discontinued Internet, wireless or land line phone service;  or (f) any injury or damage to participants or to any other person's computer or mobile device which may be related to or resulting from any attempt to participate in the Sweepstakes or download of any materials in the Sweepstakes.  If, for any reason, the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned for reasons which may include without limitation, infection by computer virus, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes which may corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, then Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes in whole or in part.  In such event, Sponsor shall immediately suspend all drawings and prize awards, and Sponsor reserves the right to award any remaining prizes (up to the total set forth in these Official Rules) in a manner deemed fair and equitable by Sponsor, such as by way of example and not by way of limitation, in a random drawing from among all eligible, non-suspect entries received up to the time of the impairment, and Sponsor and Promotion Partiesshall not have any further liability to any participant in connection with the Sweepstakes. Sponsor may modify and amend these Official Rules as they may appear online from time to time during the Sweepstakes for clarification purposes without materially affecting the terms and conditions of the Sweepstakes.  NFL Properties LLC, NFL Ventures, Inc., NFL Ventures, L.P., the NFL, Member Professional Football Clubs, NFL Players Association, NFL Players Incorporated    and each of their respective shareholders, subsidiaries, representatives, affiliates, officers, directors, agents, members and employees (collectively the "NFL Entities") will have no liability or responsibility for any claim arising in connection with participation in this Sweepstakes or any prize awarded.   The NFL Entities have not offered or sponsored this Sweepstakes in any way. Each of Sponsor and Promotion Parties and the NFL Entities makes no representations or warranties of any kind concerning the appearance, performance or safety of any prize awarded, and does not make, and is not responsible in any manner for, any warranties, representations, or guarantees, express or implied, in fact or law, relating to any prizes, regarding the use, value or enjoyment of the prize, including, without limitation, its quality, mechanical condition, merchantability, or fitness for a particular purpose.

 

  1. 8.              ENTRANTS’ AND WINNERS RELEASES:  By participating in the Sweepstakes, entrants release each of Sponsor and Promotion Parties and the NFL Entities from and against any and all liability, claims or actions of any kind whatsoever for injuries, damages, or losses to persons or property which may be sustained in connection with submitting an entry or otherwise participating in any aspect of the Sweepstakes, the receipt, ownership or use of any prize awarded, or while preparing for, participating in or traveling to or from any prize-related activity or any typographical or other error in these Official Rules or the announcement or offering of any prize.  Each winner shall bear all risk of loss or damage to their prize after it has been delivered or with regards to participating in any prize-related activity.  Sponsor and Promotion Parties and the NFL Entities make no representations or warranties of any kind concerning the appearance, safety or performance of any prize; except for any express manufacturer’s warranty as may be included with the prize.

 

 

 

  1. 9.              GENERAL CONDITIONS:  This Sweepstakes is governed by the laws of the United States and of the State of New York without respect to conflict of law doctrines.  Prize winner is solely responsible for any and all taxes and related expenses on the prize, and may receive an IRS Form 1099 for the ARV of the prize.  Unclaimed prize(s) will not be awarded.  Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value in the event a prize or any portion of a prize becomes unavailable.  No substitution of prize is offered, no transfer of prize to a third party is permitted, and non-cash prizes may not be redeemed for cash value except at Sponsor’s sole discretion.  All other expenses for the receipt and use of the prize not specifically mentioned herein are solely the responsibility of the winner. Any difference between the stated value of any prize and the actual retail value will not be awarded.  Any portion of a prize not accepted by winner will be forfeited.  Upon forfeiture for any reason as stated in these Official Rules, no compensation will be given.  All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply.  Any personal information provided in connection with participation in the Sweepstakes will only be used by Sponsor to notify a potential winner and/or fulfillment of a prize and shall be subject to the Pepsi-Cola Company’s Privacy Policy available at http://www.pepsi.com/en-us/d/#en-us/d/privacy-policy

 

  1. 10.           CONDUCT:  By participating in this Sweepstakes, participants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor that shall be final and binding in all respects.  Failure to comply with these Official Rules may result in disqualification.  Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual found to be tampering with the play process or the operation of the Sweepstakes; or to be acting in any manner deemed by Sponsor to be in violation of the Official Rules; or to be acting in any manner deemed by Sponsor to be unsportsmanlike or disruptive, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person.  CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY A USER OR PARTICIPANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE ASSOCIATED WITH THIS SWEEPSTAKES OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR AND ITS AGENTS RESERVE THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS’ FEES) AND OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON OR PERSONS RESPONSBILE FOR THE ATTEMPT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

 

  1. 11.           WINNERS’ LIST:  For the names of the winners, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to be postmarked by 12/24/13 to: “PEPSI PLAY MADDEN WITH A PRO SWEEPSTAKES Winners’ List, 200 Fleet Street -4th Floor Pittsburgh, PA 15220

 

  1. 12.           SPONSOR:  Pepsi Beverages Company, 925 Lorain Blvd, Elyria OH. 44035

 

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