NO PURCHASE OR SUBMISSION OF SURVEY NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE OR SUBMISSION OF SURVEY WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING
ELIGIBILITY. The Vine Line Survey Sweepstakes (the "Sweepstakes") is open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and Washington D.C. who are eighteen (18) years of age or older (except in the case of legal residents of certain states where the age of majority is greater than eighteen (18) years of age, such age of majority) at the time of entry. Employees, officers and directors (including immediate family members (spouse, parent, child, sibling and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and members of the same household, whether or not related) of Chicago Cubs Baseball Club, LLC ("Sponsor"), the other MLB Entities (defined below) and each of their respective parents, affiliated companies, subsidiaries, licensees, distributors, dealers, retailers, printers, advertising and promotion agencies, and any and all other companies associated with the Sweepstakes are not eligible to participate or win a prize. The "MLB Entities" shall mean the Office of the Commissioner of Baseball, its Bureaus, Committees, Subcommittees and Councils, MLB Advanced Media, L.P. ("MLBAM" or "MLB.com"), Major League Baseball Enterprises, Inc., Major League Baseball Properties, Inc., the Major League Baseball Clubs (including but not limited to Sponsor), The MLB Network, LLC, SportsOnEarth, LLC, Tickets.com, Inc. and each of their respective subsidiaries or affiliated entities, any entity which, now or in the future, controls, is controlled by, or is under common control with the Major League Baseball Clubs or the Office of the Commissioner of Baseball, and the directors, officers, employees and agents of the above entities. The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations. Void where prohibited or restricted by law, rule or regulation.
HOW TO ENTER. The Sweepstakes begins at 12:01 p.m. Central Time ("CT") on May 20, 2010, and ends at 5:59 p.m. CT on July 10, 2010 ("Entry Period"). There are three (3) ways to enter: by submitting a Survey (defined below), online or by mail. No other method of entry will be accepted. Limit one (1) entry per person/e-mail address/household, regardless of method of entry. Additional entries beyond the specified limit will be void.
1. Survey Method: To enter the Sweepstakes by submitting a completed survey found within select issue(s) of the Vine Line magazines (the "Survey"), hand print the following fields on the Survey form: 1) Full Name; 2) address (including zip code); 3) Daytime Telephone Number (including area code); 4) E-mail address; and 5) age range and either fax the completed Survey to: (773) 404-4747 or mail the completed Survey in an envelope with proper postage affixed to:
VINE LINE SURVEY SWEEPSTAKES
Chicago Cubs Publications
1060 Addison Street
Chicago, IL 60613
Faxed entries must be received by Sponsor by July 10, 2010 to be eligible. Mail-in entries must be postmarked by July 10, 2010 and received by Sponsor by July 17, 2010 to be eligible. All Surveys received become the property of the Sponsor and will not be returned. Sponsor will use e-mail addresses provided via the Survey entry method for prize notification purposes only; however, eligibility to participate in the Sweepstakes is not dependent upon entrant's provision of this information.
3. Mail-in Method: If you do not wish to enter online or would like to enter the Sweepstakes without having to submit a survey and/or purchasing a copy of Vine Line magazine, you may enter the Sweepstakes by hand-printing your full name, address, city, state and zip code, day & evening telephone numbers (including area code), date of birth and e-mail address (optional) on a 3"x5" postcard and mailing it in an envelope with proper postage to VINE LINE SURVEY SWEEPSTAKES, Chicago Cubs Publications, Wrigley Field, 1060 Addison Street Chicago, IL 60613. Sponsor will use e-mail addresses provided via the Mail-in entry method for prize notification purposes only; however, eligibility to participate in the Sweepstakes is not dependent upon entrant's provision of this information. Mail-in entries must be postmarked by July 10, 2010, and received by Sponsor by July 17, 2010, to be eligible. Mail-in entries become the property of the Sponsor and will not be returned.
RANDOM DRAWING. The potential winner of the Sweepstakes ("Winner") will be selected by random drawing on or about July 17, 2010, from among all eligible entries received by the Sponsor. The decisions of Sponsor are final and binding on all matters relating to this Sweepstakes. Odds of winning depend on the total number of eligible entries received.
GRAND PRIZE. The Winner will win one (1) game-used duffle bag autographed by Ted Lilly that includes Cubs souvenirs selected in Sponsor's sole discretion (collectively, the "Prize") (Estimated Retail Value of Prize: $500.) Exact Prize details to be determined in sole discretion of Sponsor. The Prize is non-transferable and non-assignable, with no cash redemptions except at Sponsor's sole and absolute discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize (or portion thereof) with one of comparable or greater value at its sole and absolute discretion. The Winner is fully responsible for any and all applicable federal, state and local taxes (including income and withholding taxes). All costs and expenses associated with Prize acceptance and use not specified herein as being provided including any expenses incurred by accepting the Prize are the sole responsibility of the Winner.
NOTIFICATION. The potential winner will be notified at the e-mail address and/or telephone number (the "Prize Notification") provided at the time of entry. In the event any potential winner does not respond to such Prize Notification within forty-eight (48) hours of time of issuance, a disqualification will result, the Prize will be forfeited and an alternate potential winner shall be chosen from among all remaining eligible entries. The potential winner may be required to submit valid identification to Sponsor and execute, have notarized and return an Affidavit of Eligibility and Release of Liability, and, unless prohibited by law, Publicity, within two (2) days of date of issuance. Failure to submit any identification required by Sponsor or to return all required documents within the specified time period, noncompliance with these Official Rules or the return of any prize or Prize Notification as undeliverable will also result in disqualification, prize forfeiture and cause an alternate potential winner to be chosen from among all remaining eligible entries.
WAIVER OF LIABILITY/PUBLICITY RELEASE. By participating in the Sweepstakes and submitting an entry, each entrant agrees to (i) be bound by these Official Rules, including all entry requirements, and (ii) waive any and all claims against the Sponsor, the other MLB Entities and each of their respective parents, affiliated companies, subsidiaries, officers, directors, employees, agents, licensees, distributors, dealers, retailers, printers, representatives and advertising and promotion agencies, and any and all other companies associated with the Sweepstakes, and all of their respective officers, directors, employees, agents and representatives (collectively, "Released Parties") for any injury, damage or loss that may occur, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from the participation in the Sweepstakes or from the receipt or use of any Prize or any travel or activity related to the receipt or use of any Prize. By entering this Sweepstakes, each entrant gives his/her express permission to be contacted by the Sponsor and/or MLBAM by telephone, e-mail and/or postal mail for Sweepstakes purposes. Each Winner, by acceptance of Prize, grants to Sponsor, MLBAM and each of their respective designees the right to publicize such Winner's name, address (city and state of residence), photograph, voice, statements and/or other likeness and prize information for advertising, promotional and/or trade and/or any other purpose in any media or format now known or hereafter devised, throughout the world, in perpetuity, without limitation and without further compensation, consideration, permission or notification, unless prohibited by law.
GENERAL CONDITIONS. Released Parties are not responsible for stolen, late, incomplete, illegible, inaccurate, misdirected, lost, misrouted, scrambled, damaged, delayed, undelivered, mutilated, postage-due or garbled entries, transmissions, e-mail or mail; or for lost, interrupted or unavailable network, cable, satellite, server, Internet Service Provider (ISP), wireless network, website, or other connections including those through and/or by any website, availability or accessibility or miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, telephone, cable or wireless transmissions, lines, or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties; any error, omission, interruption, defect or delay in transmission, processing, or communication; non-delivery; misdirected, blocked, or delayed e-mail notifications; printing, typographical or other errors appearing within these Official Rules, in any Sweepstakes-related advertisements or other materials; or any other errors, problems or difficulties of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic, network, computer, telephone, mail, 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 announcement of the Prize or in any Sweepstakes-related materials, or the cancellation or postponement of any Major League Baseball game, event or exhibition. Released Parties are also not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by website 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 participants' 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. Persons who tamper with or abuse any aspect of the Sweepstakes or website or attempt to undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes by cheating, deception or other unfair playing practices, or intend to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other entrant or Sponsor's representatives or who are in violation of these Official Rules, as solely determined by Sponsor, will be disqualified and all associated entries will be void. Any attempt to deliberately damage the content or operation of this Sweepstakes is unlawful and subject to legal action by the Sponsor, MLBAM or their respective agents. Sponsor shall have the sole right to disqualify any entrant for violation of these Official Rules or any applicable laws relating to the Sweepstakes, and to resolve all disputes in their sole discretion. Released Parties (i) make no warranty, guaranty or representation of any kind concerning any prize, and (ii) disclaim any implied warranty. Sponsor's failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision. All disputes will be resolved under applicable U.S. laws in the County of New York, state of New York.
Sponsor and MLBAM reserve the right, in their sole discretion, to cancel or suspend the Sweepstakes (or any portion thereof) should virus, bugs, unauthorized human intervention, or other causes corrupt administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper operation of the Sweepstakes (or any portion thereof). In the event of cancellation, Sponsor may elect to identify winners and award the prizes by way of random drawing from among all non-suspect, eligible entries received up to the time of such cancellation.
CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE ASSOCIATED WITH THIS SWEEPSTAKES OR UNDERMINE THE CONTENT OR LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR WILL DISQUALIFY ANY SUCH ENTRANT, AND SPONSOR, MLBAM AND/OR THEIR RESPECTIVE AGENTS RESERVE THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS' FEES) AND OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY PERSON OR PERSONS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ATTEMPT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
Entries generated by a script, macro or other mechanical or automated means will be disqualified. In the event of dispute as to the identity or eligibility of any winner based on an e-mail address, the winning entry will be declared made by the "Authorized Account Holder" of the e-mail address submitted at the time of entry provided he/she is eligible according to these Official Rules. The "Authorized Account Holder" is defined as the natural person to whom the applicable Internet service provider or other organization (such as a business or educational institution) has assigned the e-mail address for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. In the event the Sweepstakes is challenged by any legal or regulatory authority, Sponsor reserves the right to discontinue or modify the Sweepstakes, or to disqualify entrants residing in the affected geographic areas. In such event, the Released Parties shall have no liability to any entrants who are disqualified due to such an action.
RULES/WINNERS INFORMATION. For winner information (available after July 31, 2010) or an additional copy of the Official Rules, mail a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: Chicago Cubs Publications, Winners List, Vine Line Survey Sweepstakes, 1060 W. Addison Street, Chicago, IL 60613. Residents of VT may omit return postage on rules requests.
Sponsor: The Chicago Cubs, 1060 W. Addison Street, Chicago, IL 60613.
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