NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. ODDS OF WINNING WILL DEPEND ON THE TOTAL NUMBER OF ENTRIES RECEIVED AS OF THE APPLICABLE DRAWING DATE. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. ALL DISPUTES WILL BE RESOLVED SOLELY BY BINDING ARBITRATION AND ENTRANTS WAIVE THE ABILITY TO BRING CLAIMS IN A CLASS ACTION FORMAT.
Eligibility. The Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of the United States including its commonwealths, territories and possessions (collectively referred to herein as "states") (excluding Florida and New York), and Canada (excluding the Province of Quebec) who are eighteen (18) years of age or older (except in the case of legal residents of certain states/territories/provinces where the legal age of majority is greater than eighteen (18) years of age, such legal 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 Pittsburgh Associates ("Sponsor"), the other MLB Entities 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 (defined below). The "MLB Entities" shall mean the Office of the Commissioner of Baseball ("BOC"), 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 ("Clubs"), each of their parent, subsidiary,affiliated and related entities, any entity which, now or in the future, controls, is controlled by, or is under common control with the Clubs or the BOC and the owners, general and limited partners, shareholders, directors, officers, employees and agents of the foregoing entities. The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state, territory, provincial and local laws, rules and regulations. Void in New York, Florida, the Province of Quebec and where prohibited or restricted by law, rule or regulation.
How to Enter. The Sweepstakes begins at 12:01 a.m. Eastern Time ("ET") on December 14, 2013, and ends at 11:59 p.m. ET on January 3, 2014 ("Entry Period"). You may enter the Sweepstakes in one (1) of two (2) ways: by renewing and paying in full for your eligible 2014 season ticket package (full season (81 games), half season (41 games), 20-game plan, 13-game plan or 2014 Group Deposit) ("Eligible Package") by January 3, 2014; or by mail. No other method of entry will be accepted. Limit one (1) entry per person, per 2013 season ticket holder account, per email address and per household. regardless of method of entry. Additional entries beyond the specified limit will be void.
1. Renewing/Purchasing Season Tickets. During the Entry Period each eligible entrant who pays in full for an Eligible Package is automatically entered into the Sweepstakes.
2. Mail-In Method. If you do not wish to enter by renewing and paying in full for an Eligible Package, during the Entry Period you may enter the Sweepstakes by hand-printing your full name, address, city, state/territory/province and zip code, day & evening telephone numbers(including area codes), date of birth and email address (optional) on a 3"x5" postcard and mailing it in a sealed envelope with proper postage affixed to: 21 Prizes In 21 Days, Attn: Season Ticket Service and Retention Department, PNC Park at North Shore, 115 Federal Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15212. Sponsor will use email 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 January 3, 2014, and received by Sponsor by January 10, 2014, to be eligible. Mail-in entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be returned.
Random Drawing. The potential winners of the Sweepstakes will be selected by random drawing on or about each day set forth in the table below (each, a "Drawing Date") during the period beginning on December 21, 2013, and ending on January 10, 2014 (the "Drawing Period"), from among all eligible entries received as of the applicable Drawing Date. Subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with the terms of these Official Rules, the potential winners will be declared the official winnersof the Sweepstakes (each, a "Winner" and collectively, the "Winners"). 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 as of the applicable Drawing Date. Limit one (1) Prize per person, per 2013 season ticket holder account, per email address and per household. Non-winning eligible Entries from one Drawing Date will carry-over and remain eligible for subsequent drawings through the Drawing Period, if any.
Prizes. Twenty-one (21) Prizes will be awarded as follows (each a "Prize" and collectively, the "Prizes"):
|12/14/13||42-inch LG TV||42-inch LG television.||$1,200.00|
|12/15/13||Autographed Jersey from current Pirates Player||Player to be determined.||$300.00|
|12/16/13||$250 in Concession Vouchers||$250 Concession Value good at all Aramark stands in the ballpark. Valid through September 2014.||$250.00|
|12/17/13||Parking Pass (based on your season plan)||Parking based on your season plan for 2014. Lot location to be determined.||$972.00|
|12/18/13||$250 Rivers Casino Gift Certificate||$250 to spend at the Rivers Casino||$250.00|
|12/19/13||Autographed Baseballs each signed by starting pitcher/catcher on opening day||Two total baseballs. Certificate of authenticity included.||$250.00|
|12/20/13||$250 Giant Eagle Gift Card||$250 in gift cards valid at any Giant Eagle locations.||$250.00|
|12/21/13||$250 Seven Springs Gift Card||$250 in gift cards to Seven Springs Mountain Resort.||$250.00|
|12/22/13||Autographed Bat from current Pirates player of your choice||Autographed bat from a current Pirates player.||$300.00|
|12/24/13||Gameday Suite for 15 people with $500 food/beverage credit||15 suite tickets, 4 parking passes (lot to be determined), and a $500 food/beverage credit for mutually agreed upon game in 2014 regular season.||$2,500.00|
|12/25/13||$250 Hyde Park Gift Card||$250 in gift cards to Hyde Park.||$250.00|
|12/26/13||Meet & Greet with act from Skyblast or FanJam for four people||Meet & Greet with band or Act at Skyblast in 2014 for winner and 3 guests pre-game. Date to be determined.||$250.00|
|12/27/13||$250 Larrimor's Gift Card||$250 in gift cards to Larrimor's.||$250.00|
|12/28/13||Dinner for four in the Lexus Club plus game tickets||4 game tickets and dinner in the Lexus Club. 2014 Regular Season Game Date TBD.||$1,000.00|
|12/29/13||$100 Best Buy Gift Card||$100 in gift cards to Best Buy valid at any Best Buy location.||$100.00|
|12/30/13||Ceremonial First Pitch||Throw out the honorary 1st pitch pre-game. Date TBD in the 2014 Regular Season. Person throwing pitch will receive an authentic Pirates jersey.||$250.00|
|12/31/13||One night stay at Fairmont Pittsburgh Hotel||One night stay based on availability at the Fairmont Hotel downtown Pittsburgh.||$350.00|
|1/1/14||Watch BP from the dugout plus game tickets for 15 people||Watch BP from the field pre-game. Includes 15 game tickets. 2014 Regular Season Date and ticket location TBD. Based on availability.||$500.00|
|1/2/14||Men's TaylorMade Right Hand Iron Set||Men's TaylorMade Right Hand Iron Set.||$500.00|
|1/3/14||Trip for two to Bradenton for Spring Training||Roundtrip air for 1 person and a guest, 2 night hotel stay, and 1 Pirates game at McKechnie Field. Location and Dates TBD.||$1,200|
Prize Conditions. All Prize details shall be determined in the sole and absolute discretion of Sponsor. Exact duration and nature of all experiences are at the sole and absolute discretion of Sponsor and subject to availability. In the event any player and/or individual named above in the Prize description is unavailable for any reason, Sponsor reserves the right to substitute an alternate player or individual, as applicable, as determined solely by Sponsor to participate in the named player or individual's absence. Each Winner is fully responsible for any and all applicable federal, state, territory, provincial and local taxes (including income and withholding taxes). All costs and expenses associated with the Prize acceptance and use not specified herein as being provided, including but not limited to lodging, transportation costs, meals, gratuities and other expenses incurred by accepting the Prize are the sole responsibility of the Winners. The Prizes are non-transferable and non-assignable, with no cash redemptions except at Sponsor's sole and absolute discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute any Prize (or any portion thereof) with one of comparable or greater value at its sole and absolute discretion. TRANSPORTATION TO/FROM ANY GAME AND LODGING NOT INCLUDED UNLESS SPECIFIED IN DESCRIPTION OF PRIZE ABOVE. Seat and suite locations at any game included as part of a Prize shall be determined in the sole discretion of Sponsor. Winners' companions must be of legal age of majority in their jurisdictions of residence (and at least eighteen (18) years of age), unless accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Major League Baseball game, event and exhibition dates and times are determined in the sole discretion of the BOC and/or the applicable Club, as applicable, and may be subject to change. The terms and conditions of tickets awarded as part of any Prizewill govern in the event a legal game, event or exhibition, as defined by Major League Baseball, is not played due to weather conditions, an act of God, an act of terrorism, civil disturbance or any other reason. Each Winner and his/her guest(s) agree to comply with all applicable ballpark regulations in connection with the Prize. Sponsor and the applicable MLB Entities reserve the right to remove or to deny entry to any Winner and/or his/her guest(s) who engage(s) in a non-sportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person at the game, eventor exhibition. Released Parties (defined below) will not be responsible for weather conditions, Acts of God, acts of terrorism, civil disturbances, work stoppage or any other natural disaster outside their control that may cause the cancellation or postponement of any Major League Baseball game, event or exhibition. Major League Baseball game, event and exhibition tickets awarded as prizes may not be resold or offered for resale. Any such resale may result in disqualification and Prize forfeiture, and may invalidate the license granted by the game ticket(s).
Additional conditions for the trip for two to Pirates game at McKechnie Field: Flight selection will be at the discretion of Sponsor. Sponsor, at its sole discretion, reserves the right to provide ground transportation in lieu of air transportation if Winner resides within one hundred (100) miles of Bradenton, FL (and no additional compensation or substitution will be awarded for difference in prize value). Trip must be taken on dates specified by Sponsor or prize will be forfeited and, at the sole discretion of Sponsor and time permitting, an alternate potential winner may be selected from among all remaining eligible entries received as of the applicable Drawing Date. If any Spring Training game or any other Prize-related activity is canceled or postponed for any reason, travel Prize will be awarded less applicable prize-related activity(s) and Sponsor will substitute that activity(s) with an item(s)/activity(s) of comparable or greater value as determined solely by Sponsor. Travel and hotel accommodation restrictions apply. Travel arrangements must be made through Sponsor's agent and on a carrier of Sponsor's choice. Winner and guest must travel together on the same itinerary and are responsible for obtaining all necessary travel documents (e.g., valid photo I.D and/or passports or visas if applicable.) prior to travel. Tickets are subject to certain terms and conditions as specified by issuers.
Notification. Each potential winner will be notified at the email address, postal address and/or telephone number (in the sole discretion of Sponsor) provided at the time of entry (the "Prize Notification"). In the event that any potential winner does not respond to any such Prize Notification within two (2) business days of the date of issuance or declines the Prize for any reason, a disqualification will result, the Prize will be forfeited and, at Sponsor's sole discretion and time permitting, an alternate potential winner may be randomly selected from among all remaining eligible entries received as of the applicable Drawing Date. Each potential winner may be required to submit his/her valid social security number and/or other identification to Sponsor and may be required to execute, have notarized and return an Affidavit of Eligibility and Release of Liability and, unless prohibited by law, Publicity, within five (5) days of the date of issuance. Failure to submit any identification required by Sponsor or to return the required documents within the specified time period, noncompliance with these Official Rules or the return of the Prize (or any portion thereof) or Prize Notification as undeliverable may result in disqualification and Prize forfeiture and, at Sponsor's sole discretion and time permitting, may cause an alternate potential winner to be randomly selected from among all remaining eligible entries received as of the applicable Drawing Date.
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 Sponsor, the other MLB Entities, Facebook, Apple, Inc.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 portion thereof) or any travel or activity related to the receipt or use of any Prize (or any portion thereof). By entering the Sweepstakes, each entrant gives his/her express permission to be contacted by Sponsor and/or MLBAM, as applicable, by telephone, email and/or postal mail for Sweepstakes purposes. Each Winner, by acceptance of the Prize, grants to Sponsor, MLBAM and each of their respective designees the right to publicize such Winner's name, address (city and state/territory/province of residence), photograph, voice, statements and/or other likeness and prize information for advertising, promotional, 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,email or mail; or for lost, interrupted or unavailable network, cable, satellite, server, Internet Service Provider (ISP), wireless network,website, or other connectionsincluding 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; wireless service congestion; failures or malfunctions of phones, phone lines or telephone systems, wireless towers or cellular tower equipment; any error, omission, interruption, defect or delay in wireless or other transmission, processing, or communication; non-delivery; misdirected, blocked, or delayed email 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, wireless service, 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 and/or wireless devicerelated 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 any representative of Sponsor and/or MLBAM 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 Sponsor, MLBAM and/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 its sole discretion. Released Parties (i) make no warranty, guaranty or representation of any kind concerning any Prize (or any portion thereof), 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.
Sponsor and MLBAM reserve the right, in theirsole 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 the 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.Sponsorand MLBAM also reserve the right, in their sole discretion, to modify these Official Rules for clarification purposes without materially affecting the terms and conditions of the Sweepstakes.
CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE ASSOCIATED WITH THE SWEEPSTAKES OR UNDERMINE THE CONTENT OR LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE 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 potential winner based on a 2013 season ticket holder account, the winning entry will be declared made by the "Authorized Account Holder" of the 2013 season ticket holder account provided he/she is eligible according to these Official Rules. The "Authorized Account Holder" is defined as the natural person to whom the official 2013 season ticket holder account is assigned to in the official records of Sponsor.
As a condition of entering the Sweepstakes, each entrant agrees that (A) any and all disputes, claims, controversies or causes of action arising out of or relating to the Sweepstakes, or any Prizes awarded (each, a "Claim"), shall be (1) arbitrated on an individual basis only, and shall not be consolidated or joined with or in any arbitration or other proceeding involving a Claim of any other party, and (2) settled by binding arbitration in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania before a single arbitrator appointed by the American Arbitration Associationin accordance with its then governing rules and procedures, and judgment on the award rendered by the arbitrator may be entered by any court having jurisdiction thereof; and (B) under no circumstance will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental, consequential or any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses. These Official Rules shall be governed by and construed and interpreted in accordance with the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, applicable to contracts entered into and performed exclusively in that State.
Apple, Inc. is not a sponsor of, or responsible for conducting, the Sweepstakes. All entry data provided online in connection with this Sweepstakes is provided to Sponsor and not to Facebook. This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook.
WINNERS' LIST: For a list of Winners, mail a request and a self-addressed stamped envelope to be received by March 31, 2014, to: The Pittsburgh Pirates, Attn. 21 Prizes in 21 Days Sweepstakes, 115 Federal Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15212.
Sponsor. The Sponsor of this Sweepstakes is Pittsburgh Associates, 115 Federal Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15212.
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