NASHVILLE PREDATORS 2019 BENEFIT BEARDS OFFICIAL RULES (the “Official Rules”)
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. ODDS OF WINNING WILL DEPEND ON THE TOTAL NUMBER OF ELIGIBLE ENTRIES RECEIVED FOR THE APPLICABLE PROMOTION. SUBJECT TO ALL APPLICABLE FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL LAWS, RULES AND REGULATIONS. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. ENTRANTS WAIVE THE ABILITY TO BRING CLAIMS IN A CLASS ACTION FORMAT. BY PARTICIPATING IN ANY PROMOTIONS CONDUCTED BY THE NASHVILLE PREDATORS, YOU AGREE TO THESE OFFICIAL RULES, WHICH ARE A CONTRACT, SO READ THEM CAREFULLY BEFORE PARTICIPATING.
ELIGIBILITY: The Nashville Hockey Club, LP (“Administrator”) is conducting the 2019 Benefit Beards sweepstakes (the “Promotion”) which is open only to permanent, legal residents of the States of Tennessee, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi and Kentucky (the “Territory”) who are of legal age of majority in the jurisdiction in which they reside (and at least 18 years old) at the time of entry. Current or former full-time and part-time employees, officers, and representatives (including immediate family members (spouse, parent, child and sibling, step-parents, step-children, step-siblings and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and members of the same household for at least three months a year, whether or not related) of the Administrator, Powers Management, L.L.C., Mid-Ice, LLC, Smokey Mountain Sportservice, LLC, Contemporary Services Corporation, Titan Franchising LLC d/b/a Jani-King of Nashville (collectively, the “Promotion Entities”) and/or the National Hockey League, and each of their respective parents, affiliated companies, subsidiaries, licensees, distributors, dealers, retailers, printers and advertising and promotion agencies, and any and all other companies associated with the Promotion are not eligible to participate or win a prize.
In order to enter the Promotion or receive prizes, you must fully comply with the Official Rules and, by entering, you represent and warrant that you agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Administrator-designated judges, whose decisions shall be binding and final in all respects relating to this Promotion. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.
HOW TO ENTER: The entry period for the Promotion begins at 12:01 am on April 10, 2019 and ends at 11:00 PM CT on which ever date occurs first, either the date the Nashville Predators are eliminated from the 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs or the final Nashville Predators 2019 Stanley Cup Playoff game (the “Entry Period”). Central Time shall control for all purposes of this Promotion. During the Entry Period, Participant must go to the Promotion website at https://beards.benefitgames.com/event/predators/ and create a complete profile (the “Entry”) by filling out and submitting the posted form with name, address, city, state, zip code, phone number, and e-mail address (including photo upload) in order to participate
(“Participant”). Only one Entry per person will be accepted. Any attempt to enter multiple times may result in voiding of all Entries and disqualification. Online Entries must be manually key-stroked. No Entries will be accepted by mail or by delivery to the offices of the Administrator. All Entries must be received by the time and dates as specified by the first paragraph of these Official Rules and must contain all the information listed above in order to be valid. In the event of a dispute over the identity of an online Participant, Entries submitted to the website will be deemed to have been submitted by the authorized account holder of the e- mail address submitted at the time of the Entry. “Authorized account holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or organization (e.g., business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. Mechanically altered or reproduced Entries are not eligible. All Entries become the property of Administrator upon receipt and will not be acknowledged or returned.
REQUIREMENTS OF ENTRIES: Entry must (i) be Participant’s own original work, (ii) cannot be previously published or submitted in connection with any other promotion, (iii) be in keeping with the Administrator’s image, and (iv) be in good taste, as determined by Administrator in its sole discretion. Entry may not contain, as determined by the Administrator, in its sole discretion, any content that; is sexually explicit or suggestive; unnecessarily violent or derogatory of any ethnic, racial, gender, religious, professional or age group; profane or pornographic; contains nudity; promotes alcohol, illegal drugs, tobacco, firearms/weapons (or the use of any of the foregoing); promotes any activities that may appear unsafe or dangerous; promotes any particular political agenda or message; is obscene or offensive; endorses any form of hate or hate group; appears to duplicate any other submitted Entries; defames, misrepresents or contains disparaging remarks about Administrator, its products or services, or other people or companies; contains trademarks, logos, or trade dress (such as distinctive packaging or building exteriors/interiors) owned by others, without permission; contains any personal identification, such as license plate numbers, personal names, e-mail addresses or street addresses; contains copyrighted materials owned by others (including photographs, sculptures, paintings, and other works of art or images published on or in websites, television, movies or other media), without permission; contains materials embodying the names, likenesses, voices, or other indicia identifying any person, including, without limitation, celebrities and/or other public or private figures, living or dead, without permission; contains look-alikes of celebrities or other public or private figures, living or dead; communicates messages or images inconsistent with the positive images and/or good will with which Administrator wishes to associate; and/or violates any law.
If the Entry contains any material or elements that are not owned by the Participant, and/or which are subject to the rights of third parties, the Participant is responsible for obtaining, prior to submission of the Entry, any and all releases and consents necessary to permit the use and exhibition of the Entry by Administrator in the manner set forth in these Official Rules, including, without limitation, name and likeness permissions from any person who appears in or is identifiable in the Entry. Administrator reserves the right to request proof of these permissions in a form acceptable to Administrator from any Participant at any time. Failure to provide such proof may, if requested, render Entry null and void. By submitting an Entry, Participant warrants and represents that he/she and any persons appearing or who are identifiable in the Entry consent to the submission and use of the Entry in the Promotion and to its use as otherwise set forth herein. Administrator reserves the right to disqualify any Entry that it determines, in its sole discretion, does not in comply with these Official Rules, and may, at its sole discretion and without notice to Participant, remove the posting of the Entry at any time.
By submitting an Entry, Participant hereby grants permission for the Entry to be posted on www.nashvillepredators.com, or other Administrator websites or Nashville Predators websites (including, but not limited to, its Twitter account or Fan Page on Facebook). Participant agrees that the indemnified parties herein are not responsible for any unauthorized use of Entries by third parties. Administrator does not guarantee the posting of any Entry and may take down any Entry in its discretion at any time.
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Administrator is not responsible for lost, late, ineligible, damaged or misdirected entries or any typographical or other errors in the entry postcards, printing of the offer, administration of the Promotion or in the announcement of the prize. Incomplete entry forms will be considered void.
PROMOTION DETAILS/ODDS OF WINNING: Participants will be asked to grow their beards and raise money in support of the Administrator’s charitable initiative during the Nashville Predators 2019 Playoff participation and have the opportunity to compete for prizes listed below. In order to participate Participants must have an active profile on the https://beards.benefitgames.com/event/predators/ website and must raise money through the website listed above for the Administrator. Participants must create an individual profile and grow out their beards to raise funds and awareness for the 365 Pediatric Cancer Fund presented by Twice Daily.
All qualifying Entries will be reviewed at the offices of the Administrator by a member of the Administrator’s staff to determine the potential winners. The review will be conducted by a member of Administrator’s staff for each respective prize as described herein and will take place at Bridgestone Arena at 501 Broadway, Nashville, TN 37203.
Administrator reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to alter the Promotion if necessary. Odds of winning depend on the total number of eligible entries received during the Entry Period.
WINNER NOTIFICATION: Potential Winners will be notified via phone or e-mail by the Administrator after the last day of the Entry Period. Potential Winners will have twenty-four (24) hours to respond to phone call or e-mail, or will forfeit prize and a new potential Winner will be chosen. The Administrator will require the Winners to sign and return to the Administrator an affidavit of Eligibility, Liability and Publicity Release (the “Affidavit”) and an IRS W9 (collectively the “Forms”), as well as fulfill any such other requirements as determined by Administrator within 24 hours of the date of notice in order to claim his/her prize and become an official winner (“Winner”), unless prohibited by law.
In the event: (a) of noncompliance with the above or within any of the aforesaid time periods, (b) a Participant is found to be ineligible to enter the Promotion, (c) a Participant cannot or does not comply with the Official Rules, (d) Participant cannot be contacted during the contact period for whatever reason, or (e) Participant fails to fulfill the Forms and Release and/or Affidavit-related obligations, the Participant shall be disqualified from the Promotion. Upon disqualification, no compensation shall be given. In the event that a Participant is disqualified for any reason, the Administrator may select another valid Participant in accordance with this Section. The parties’ obligations under any section of the Official Rules shall survive the termination of these Official Rules or disqualification of Participant for any reason.
PRIZES: The Promotion prizes (collectively referred to herein as “Prizes”) are as follows:
Winner(s) will be responsible for all federal, state and local taxes and fees and other expenses associated with receipt and/or use of Prizes that are not expressly included in the Prize description. No cash or other substitution, assignment or transfer of any prizes is permitted, except by Administrator, who reserves the right to substitute Prize or prize component with cash or another prize of comparable or greater value.
Grand Prize Winner (1): One (1) Grand Prize Winner that raises the most funds overall will receive: (i) four (4) tickets to a mutually agreed upon Nashville Predators 2019-2020 regular season home game at Bridgestone Arena, (ii) the opportunity to sit in the penalty box for the pre-game skate at such regular season home game; (iii) a Nashville Predators signed hockey stick (autographs determined in Administrator’s sole discretion); (v) provided that Winner is the age of 21 or over, four (4) general admission tickets to the Nashville Predators Foundation’s Craft Beer Festival on June 22, 2019 (for the
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avoidance of doubt, an additional Nashville Predators game ticket will not be included); (vi) a mini canvas signed by a Nashville Predators player; and (vii) an autographed Nashville Predators mini helmet (autograph to be determined in Administrator’s sole discretion) (collectively, the “Grand Prize”). In the event the Grand Prize Winner raises a minimum of Five Thousand Dollars ($5,000), the Grand Prize Winner will also receive a post-game Meet and Greet with members of the Nashville Predators team during such 2019-2020 regular season home game noted above. Tickets are subject to availability and blackout dates apply. Seating locations will be chosen by Administrator in its sole discretion. Fair Market Value (ARV) = Nine Hundred Dollars ($900).
Prize for Fundraising a Minimum of $1,000: A Participant that raises a minimum of One Thousand Dollars ($1,000) will be considered a Winner and will receive: (i) an invitation to watch a Nashville Predators morning skate in Nashville, Tennessee (with such date, time and location to be determined by Administrator in its sole discretion); (ii) two (2) tickets to a mutually agreed upon Nashville Predators 2019- 2020 regular season home game (tickets are subject to availability and blackout dates apply) and seating locations and game date will to be chosen by Administrator in its sole discretion; (iii) provided that Winner is the age of 21 or over, four (4) general admission tickets to the Nashville Predators Foundation Craft Beer Festival on June 22, 2019 (for the avoidance of doubt, a Nashville Predators game ticket will not be included) (iv) a mini canvas signed by a Nashville Predators player; and (v) an autographed Nashville Predators mini helmet (autograph to be determined in Administrator’s sole discretion) . Fair Market Value (ARV) = Four Hundred Twenty Dollars ($420).
Prize for Fundraising a Minimum of $500: A Participant that raises a minimum of Five Hundred Dollars ($500) and is the age of 21 and over will be considered a Winner and will receive four (4) general admission tickets to the Nashville Predators Foundation’s Craft Beer Festival on June 22, 2019 (for the avoidance of doubt, a Nashville Predators game ticket will not be included), a mini canvas signed by a Nashville Predators player and an autographed Nashville Predators mini helmet (autograph to be determined in Administrator’s sole discretion). Fair Market Value (ARV) = One Hundred Dollars ($100). If a Winner under the age of 21 raises a minimum of Five Hundred Dollars ($500), Administrator will substitute a prize of equal or greater value.
Prize for Fundraising a Minimum of $100: A Participant that raises a minimum of One Hundred Dollars ($100) will be considered a Winner and will receive a mini canvas signed by a Nashville Predators playerand an autographed Nashville Predators mini helmet (autograph to be determined in Administrator’s sole discretion). Fair Market Value (ARV) = Twenty Dollars ($20)
Prize of Fundraising a Minimum of $40: A Participant that raises a minimum of Forty Dollars ($40) will receive an autographed Nashville Predators mini helmet (autograph to be determined in Administrator’s sole discretion). Fair Market Value (ARV) = Twenty Dollars ($20)
All Prizes which may be awarded pursuant to the above are contingent upon Nashville Predators continued participation in the 2019 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs and will terminate immediately (concurrent with Entry Period) upon the Nashville Predators completing their participation in the 2019 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs.
WAIVER OF LIABILITY/PUBLICITY RELEASE: By participating in the Promotion and submitting an entry, each Participant agrees to (i) be bound by these Official Rules, including all entry requirements, and (ii) waive any and all claims against the Administrator, the Promotion Entities and each of their respective parents, affiliated companies, subsidiaries, licensees, distributors, dealers, retailers, printers, representatives and advertising and promotion agencies, and any and all other companies associated with the Promotion, 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 Promotion or from the receipt or use of any Prize. Winner,
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by acceptance of a Prize, grants to Administrator and each of its respective designees the right to publicize such Winner’s name, address (city and state of residence), photograph, voice and/or other likeness and prize information in any and all media now known or hereafter devised, throughout the world, in perpetuity, without additional compensation or consideration, notification or permission, unless prohibited by law.
No cash or other substitution, assignment or transfer of any prizes is permitted, except by Administrator, who reserves the right to substitute a Prize or prize component with cash or another prize of comparable or greater value.
Unless otherwise noted, the following applies to the Prizes:
A valid picture ID is required to obtain a Prize. A Prize cannot be transferred or sold and must be utilized by a Winner chosen by the Administrator. No responsibility is assumed by Administrator for cancelled, delayed, suspended or rescheduled events. Administrator will not provide any money for any expenses incurred as a result of Winners’ participation in the Promotion or the claiming or use of a Prize, including, incidental expenses incurred by the Winner while claiming or using Prize.
ADMINISTRATOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO AMEND THE RULES AT ANY TIME.
Prize is not redeemable/exchangeable by Winner for cash or credit. Any portion of the Prize not accepted by a Winner will be forfeited. Winner agrees that the Prize will not be sold nor in any other manner be used in direct promotion of any business.
Persons who tamper with or abuse any aspect of the Promotion or website or attempt to undermine the legitimate operation of the Promotion by cheating, deception or other unfair playing practices, or intend to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other entrant or Administrator’s representatives or who are in violation of these Official Rules, as solely determined by Administrator, will be disqualified and all associated entries will be void. Any attempt to deliberately damage the content or operation of this Promotion is unlawful and subject to legal action by the Administrator and/or its respective agents. Administrator shall have the sole right to disqualify any entrant for violation of these Official Rules or any applicable laws relating to the Promotion, 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. All disputes will be resolved under applicable U.S. laws in the County of Davidson, state of Tennessee without giving effect to choice of law or conflicted law principles (whether of the state of Tennessee, or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the state of Tennessee. Administrator’s failure to enforce any terms of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision. By submitting an entry, the Participant hereby irrevocably consents to the personal jurisdiction of said courts and waives any claim of forum non conveniens or lack of personal jurisdiction that they may have. The Participant further agrees that: (i) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Promotion shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; (ii) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Promotion but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (iii) under no circumstances will the Participant be permitted to obtain awards for and the Participant hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased.
The Administrator reserves the right, in their sole discretion, to cancel or suspend the Promotion for any reason, including in the event that virus, bugs, unauthorized human intervention, or other causes corrupt the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper operation of the Promotion. In the event of
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cancellation, Administrator may elect to identify the Winner and award the Prize 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 OR UNDERMINE THE CONTENT OR LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS PROMOTION IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, ADMINISTRATOR WILL DISQUALIFY ANY SUCH ENTRANT AND ADMINISTRATOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS’ FEES) AND OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY SUCH ENTRANT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
LIST OF WINNERS: For the names of the Winners, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope by June 30, 2019 by mail to: Promotions Department, Bridgestone Arena, 501 Broadway, Nashville, TN 37203, for Administrator’s receipt after the Entry Period.
ADMINISTRATOR: The Nashville Predators Foundation, Bridgestone Arena, 501 Broadway, Nashville, Tennessee 37203.