The following Contest is intended for viewing or, as applicable, participation in the fifty United States (but excluding Puerto Rico, American Samoa and all other U.S. territories and protectorates) and the District of Columbia only and shall only be construed and evaluated according to United States law. Do not proceed in this Contest if you are not a legal resident of and physically residing in the United States or the District of Columbia or if you are not a legal resident of the United States and you do not fall within the eligibility requirements set forth in the official rules below.
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THE PRIZE. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. THIS IS A CONTEST OF SKILL. The Ellen Viggle Watch and Win Contest (the “Contest”) is sponsored by WAD Productions, Inc. (“Sponsor”). The Contest consists of four (4) weekly Contest periods as follows:
–Contest Period One: Begins at 9 a.m. Eastern Time (ET) on May 6 and ends at 11:59:59 p.m. Pacific Time (PT) on May 10, 2013.
–Contest Period Two: Begins at 9 a.m. ET on May 13 and ends at 11:59:59 pm. PT on May 17, 2013.
–Contest Period Three: Begins at 9 a.m. ET on May 20 and ends at 11:59:59 p.m. PT on May 24, 2013.
–Contest Period Four: Begins at 9 a.m. ET on May 27 and ends at 11:59:59 p.m. PT on May 31, 2013.
Collectively, the Contest Periods shall be referred as the “Entry Period”. Entries submitted on any given day during the Entry Period must be received by 11:59:59 p.m. PT. Entries will not be accepted on Saturdays or Sundays during the Entry Period and any entry received by Sponsor on a Saturday or Sunday during the Entry Period will be disqualified. Sponsor’s computer will be the official time piece for the Contest. Limit: one (1) entry per person/e-mail address/household with the required Essay (as defined below) during the Entry Period. Entries which are not selected as a Daily or Weekly Prize Winner (as defined below) for any given Contest Period will be carried over into the next Contest Periods. A Daily Prize Winner is not eligible to win another Daily Prize during that same Contest Period in which the Daily Prize Winner was selected. Entries which are selected as Daily Prize Winners for any given Contest Period will also be carried over into the next Contest Period. Entries which are selected as a Weekly Prize Winner will not be carried over into the next or any other Contest Period. A Weekly Prize Winner is not eligible to win any other Prize offered for this Contest.
Proof of submitting an entry will not be deemed by Sponsor as proof of receipt of entry into the Contest. Any attempted form of entry into the Contest other than as described herein is void.
The Contest is open to legal residents who are physically residing in one of the 50 United States (but excluding Puerto Rico, American Samoa and other U.S. territories and protectorates) or the District
of Columbia. All entrants must be at least eighteen (18) years old (or the age of majority of their state of residence) as of the date of entry.
Employees of WAD Productions, Inc. (“Sponsor”), ELLEN DEGENERES SHOW, Telepictures Productions, ellentv.com, Time Warner, Warner Bros. Entertainment, Warner Bros. Online, Viggle Inc., the entity or entities supplying the Prize or Prizes for the Contest, and each of their respective partners, parent companies, divisions, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising, promotion and public relations agencies and their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives and agencies (collectively, the “Contest Entities”) are not eligible to participate in the Contest and/or win a Prize. Additionally, relatives of such employees and persons living in the same household as such employees, whether or not related are not eligible to win. For the purposes of this Contest, relatives are defined as spouse, mother, father, in-laws, grandmother, grandfather, brother, sister, children and grandchildren. In addition, you are not eligible to participate or win a Prize in this Contest if you have been involved in the development, production (including Prize suppliers), implementation and distribution of this Contest or any of the Warner Bros.’ websites.
HOW TO ENTER:
To enter the Contest, download the Viggle App from the App Store (https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/viggle/id487066871?ls=1&mt=8), Google Play (https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.functionx.viggle&hl=en), or via www.viggle.com for either your iPhone or your Android phone (“Viggle App”). You will be required to indicate your acceptance of the Viggle Terms and Conditions of Use before you are allowed to download the Viggle App. The Viggle App is free. Watch at least one (1) episode of the Show broadcast during the Entry Period (check local listings for time of broadcast). During the broadcast, check into the Show on your Viggle App and follow the Contest instructions. You can only use the Viggle App to enter the Contest while you are watching a broadcast of an episode of the Show. You will be taken to the Show’s website through the Viggle App. While on your phone, provide the following:
(1) Complete the Contest registration form by entering the following information: your name, address (P.O. boxes not accepted), telephone number (with area code), alternate telephone number, if any (with area code), e-mail address; and date of birth. You must also check the box that states you have read and accept the Official Rules for this Contest.
(2) Write an essay about why you deserve to win a $20,000 Weekly Prize in 2,000 characters or less in the box provided on the entry form (“Essay”).
(3) Submit your entry.
You will then be automatically entered into the Contest.
All entries must be submitted at the Web Site during the period that the Contest is being offered according to all applicable directions as listed on the Web Site and in these Official Rules, or the entry will be void. Those who do not fill in all the required fields will be disqualified. Entries generated by a script, macro or other automated means will be disqualified. Sponsor (defined below) is not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, illegible, incomprehensible or misdirected entries, bugs, failures in servers, hardware or software transmission failure or loss or delayed or corrupted data transmissions or any injury or damage to an entrant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from downloading any portion of this Contest. All entries (including the photograph and essay) will become the property of Sponsor and none will be returned. This Contest is void where prohibited or restricted by law.
THE DAILY PRIZE: One (1) Daily Prize will be awarded to one (1) winner for each day of each Contest Period. Each Daily Prize winner will be selected based on the Essay submitted with his/her entry. Each Essay will be judged by Sponsor based on the following criteria: (a) Originality 50% and (b) Creativity 50% (the “Daily Judging Criteria:”). The entrant’s Essay which earns the highest overall score will be announced as the winner of that day’s Prize. In the event of a tie, the winner will be selected from the entrant with the highest Originality score; in the event there still remains a tie, the winner will be selected from the entrant with the highest Creativity score. Daily Prize winners are eligible to win a Weekly Prize (defined below) during the same week in which the Daily Prize winners are chosen and in subsequent weeks during the Entry Period.
Five (5) Daily Prizes will be awarded during each Contest Period. Each Daily Prize winner will be selected on the Monday immediately following the applicable Contest Period.
Each Daily Prize will consist of a check made payable to the Daily Prize winner for the sum of One Thousand Dollars ($1,000.00).
Total Value of the Daily Prizes: $20,000.00
Weekly Prize: One (1) Weekly Prize will be awarded to one of the Daily Prize winners selected during the applicable Contest Period. Each Weekly Prize winner will be selected based on the Essays submitted by the Daily Prize Winners during the applicable Contest Period using the following criteria: (a) Originality 33 1/3%; (b) Creativity 33 1/3%; and (c) Need/ 33 1/3% (“Weekly Judging Criteria”). The tie breaking criteria noted in the Daily Prize paragraph above will be utilized if necessary..
Four (4) Weekly Prizes will be awarded during the Entry Period. A Weekly Prize winner is not eligible to win any other Daily Prize or Weekly Prize awarded during the Entry Period
Each Weekly Prize Winner will be selected on the Monday immediately following the applicable Contest Period.
Each Weekly Prize will consist of a check made payable to the Weekly Prize winner for the sum of Twenty Thousand Dollars ($20,000.00)
Total Value of the Weekly Prizes: $80,000.00
Total Value of all Prizes: $100,000.00
No transfer, cash equivalent or prize substitution allowed, except at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Sponsor may require Daily Prize and Weekly Prize winner to sign an affidavit of eligibility and liability/publicity release (as more fully discussed below). All expenses not specified herein, including, without limitation, all federal, state and local taxes, are each winner’s sole responsibility.
All entrants, as a condition of entry, agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor (including, without limitation, interpretation of these Official Rules and awarding of the Prizes) which are final and cannot be challenged or appealed. By entering the Contest, each entrant consents to the use of his/her name, voice, picture, likeness and biographical data and/or any other information contained in his/her entry in advertising, promotional and marketing materials by Sponsor and the Contest Entities without additional compensation, review or approval (unless otherwise prohibited by law)l which may require, without limitation, winner to appear in person on a television, radio or Internet broadcast. In addition, by entering, all entrants consent to being photographed, filmed, taped and/or interviewed about the Contest. In connection therewith, all entrants grant full permission and consent to Sponsor and the Contest Entities to utilize any of the results of such photographing, filming, taping and/or interviewing in any and all media now known or hereafter devised without additional compensation, review or approval and hereby release Sponsor and the Contest Entities from all liability related thereto. By entering this Contest, entrants agree to waive any right to claim ambiguity with the Official Rules. Entrants acknowledge that if entrant is chosen as a Prize winner, certain of entrant’s personally identifying information may be disclosed to third parties at least as required by law including, without limitation, on a Winner’s List.
Each Prize winner may be required by Sponsor to sign and return an affidavit of eligibility and liability/publicity release within twenty four (24) hours following receipt of such document(s) or Prize will be forfeited. Prize winner’s guest may be required to sign and return a liability/publicity release.
All Prize claims and winner materials will be verified by Sponsor.
If this Contest is not capable of running as planned, including, because of any infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failure or other cause beyond Sponsor’s control which corrupts or threatens to corrupt or adversely affects the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Contest, Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, suspend and/or modify this Contest and Sponsor can perform the random drawing from among all eligible entries received prior to such cancellation, suspension or modification of the Contest. Winner, by acceptance of any Prize, agrees to release Sponsor and the Contest Entities from any and all liability, claims or actions of any kind whatsoever for injuries, damages or losses to persons and property which may be sustained in connection with the receipt, ownership or use of any Prize or while traveling to and from a location to obtain or use any Prize. Further, no responsibilities are accepted for any additional expenses, omissions, delays, re-routing, or acts of any government or authority.
Neither Sponsor nor the Contest Entities make any warranty, representation, or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to the use of the Viggle App and any Prize including, without limitation, quality, merchantability, or fitness for a particular purpose except in regard to the standard limited warranty that may be a part of any individual Prize awarded hereunder. Further, no responsibilities are accepted for any additional expenses, omissions, delays, re-routing or acts of any government or authority.
By participating, entrants agree to release, discharge and hold harmless the Sponsor and the Contest Entities from any and all claims, actions, demands, losses, liabilities and damages of any kind whatsoever (including, without limitation, bodily injury, personal injury, death, disability and property damage), costs and expenses (including, without limitation, reasonable attorney’s fees, court costs, settlement and disbursements) directly or indirectly arising out of their participation in the Contest, the redemption, acceptance, possession, use, misuse, loss or misdirection of any Prize or any portion of the Prize, the downloading and use of the Viggle App and participation in any Prize-related activities, and hereby waive all rights to claim punitive, incidental and consequential damages.
You understand and agree that all rights under Section 1542 of the California Civil Code and similar law of any state or territory of the United States are hereby expressly waived. Said section reads as follows:
1542. CERTAIN CLAIMS NOT AFFECTED BY GENERAL RELEASES. A GENERAL RELEASE DOES NOT EXTEND TO CLAIMS WHICH THE CREDITOR DOES NOT KNOW OR SUSPECT TO EXIST IN HIS FAVOR AT THE TIME OF EXECUTING THE RELEASE, WHICH IF KNOWN BY HIM MUST HAVE MATERIALLY AFFECTED HIS SETTLEMENT WITH THE DEBTOR.
Neither Sponsor nor the Contest Entities are responsible for technical, hardware, software, or telephone malfunctions of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, or failed, incorrect, incomplete, inaccurate, garbled or delayed electronic communications caused by Sponsor or the Contest Entities, the user or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in this Contest or by any human error which may occur in the processing of the entries in this Contest and which may limit a participant’s ability to participate in this Contest. Entries that are incomplete, illegible or corrupted are void and will not be accepted. Any person who supplies false information, enters by fraudulent means, or is otherwise determined to be in violation of these official rules in an attempt to obtain any Prize will forfeit the Prize won and may be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.
The Contest shall be governed by, construed and enforced in accordance with the laws of the State of California. Any action by entrant or any third party brought to enforce these rules or, in connection with any matters related to the Web Site shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action exclusively by those courts located in Los Angeles County, California, and entrants expressly consent to the jurisdiction of said courts. Any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred including, without limitation, costs associated with entering the Contest but in no event attorneys’ fees. Under no circumstances will entrants be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrants hereby waive all rights to claim, indirect, punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses and any and all right to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased.
Each entrant further agrees to not knowingly: damage or cause interruption of the Contest; prevent others from using the Contest; or obtain or modify another user’s non-public account information without their consent. Submission of an entry is acknowledgment of, and agreement to be bound by, all terms and conditions of these official rules. In the event of a dispute concerning who submitted an e-mail entry, the entry will be declared to have been made by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at time of entry. An 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 other 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.
CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DAMAGE ANY ONLINE SERVICE OR WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST VIOLATES CRIMINAL AND/OR CIVIL LAWS. IF SUCH AN ATTEMPT IS MADE, SPONSOR MAY DISQUALIFY ANY CONTEST ENTRANT MAKING SUCH ATTEMPT AND SPONSOR MAY SEEK DAMAGES TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
Sponsor and Contest Entities shall not be liable to Prize winners or any other person for failure to award a Prize or any part thereof, by reason of any act of God, any action, regulation, order or request by any governmental or quasi-governmental entity , equipment failure, terrorist acts, earthquake, war, fire, flood, explosion, unusually severe weather, hurricane, embargo, labor dispute or strike, labor or material shortage, transportation interruption of any kind, work slow-down, civil disturbance, insurrection, riot, human error or any similar or dissimilar event beyond Sponsor’s or Sweepstake Entities’ reasonable control. Neither Sponsor nor Contest Entities shall be responsible for any cancellations, delays, diversions or substitutions or any act or omissions whatsoever by the hotel or other transportation companies or any other persons providing any of these services and accommodations to passengers including any results thereof such as changes in services or accommodations necessitated by same.
For name of the Prize winner, go to the Web Site after July 1, 2013. A copy of the Official Rules may be found on the Web Site.
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