NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE DOES NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. NFL Experiences of a Lifetime EA Sports Madden 20 Contest ("Promotion") begins at 12:00:00 PM Eastern Time (“ET”) on July 21st, 2019 and ends at 11:59:59 PM ET on August 4th, 2019 (“Promotion Period”). The Promotion contains a contest of skill (“Contest”). The computer clock of Sponsor is the official time-keeping device in the Promotion.
This promotion uses Instagram and Twitter as a means of entry. This Promotion is not endorsed or certified by Instagram or Twitter. All Instagram or Twitter logos and trademarks displayed on this Promotion are property of Instagram or Twitter. All questions, comments or complaints regarding the Promotion should be directed to Administrator at the address listed below and not to Instagram or Twitter.
The Promotion is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are at least 18 years of age (residents of Alabama and Nebraska must be at least 19 and residents of Mississippi must be at least 21) at the time of Promotion registration. In order to participate, you must have a mobile device with (i) either a data plan or Wi-Fi access and (ii) the Instagram or Twitter applications installed. Employees, officers and directors of the National Football League “NFL” (the “Sponsor”), the NFL’s professional member clubs, NFL Ventures, Inc., EA Sports, Endeavor, RED, IMG Live, Realtime Media LLC, social media influencers who receive compensation to promote the contest, and each of their respective parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising, and fulfillment and marketing agencies (all together, “Promotion Parties”), their immediate families (parent, child, sibling & spouse and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and persons living in the same households as such individuals (whether related or not) are not eligible to participate in the Promotion. By participating in the Promotion, you release, discharge and hold harmless the Promotion Parties, their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, retailers, advertising and promotion agencies and the respective officers, directors, employees and agents of each of the foregoing, from any and all damages whether direct or indirect, which may be due to or arise out of participation in the Promotion or any portion thereof, or the acceptance, use/misuse or possession of any prize. By participating, you agree to these Official Rules and to the decisions of the judges and Sponsor, which are final and binding in all respects. Void where prohibited by law, rule or regulation. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply.
The Promotion will consist of three (3) phases, as detailed below:
- Contest Entry Period: Begins at or about 12:00:00 PM ET on July 21st, 2019 and ends at 11:59:59 PM ET on August 4th, 2019
- Judging Period: Begins at or about 9:00:00 AM ET on August 5th, 2019 and ends at 11:59:59 AM ET on August 7th, 2019
- Winner Announcement: The Grand Prize Winner will be announced on social media on or about August 14th, 2019
3. HOW TO ENTER THE PROMOTION
There are two (2) ways to enter:
A. TWITTER METHOD: To participate, log in to your Twitter account (must be made public) and post a photo or video showcasing your passion, enthusiasm and expertise in ratings adjusting for EA Sports Madden NFL by explaining which NFL player deserves a ninety-nine (99) overall rating (OVR) and why. For posts that contain more than one (1) photo and/or video within the singular post, only the first photo or video from that singular post will be considered. For the caption of each posted photo or video tag @NFL and #NFL100Contest. Collectively the photo or video and associated text are your “Entry”. Image submissions cannot exceed 10MB. Video submissions cannot exceed 500MB or 1 minute in length. Acceptable file formats include: .JPG, .PNG, .GIF, .MP4, .MOV, .WMV, and .AVI. After user submission is approved by the Sponsor, based on compliance with the “Requirements of Entries” listed below, you will receive one (1) entry into the Contest, and the entry will appear in the public gallery.
B. INSTAGRAM METHOD: To participate, log in to your Instagram account (must be made public) and post a photo or video showcasing your passion, enthusiasm and expertise in ratings adjusting for EA Sports Madden NFL by explaining which NFL player deserves a ninety-nine (99) overall rating (OVR) and why. For posts that contain more than one (1) photo and/or video within the singular post, only the first photo or video from that singular post will be considered. For the caption of each posted photo or video tag @NFL and the campaign hashtag #NFL100Contest. Collectively the photo or video and associated text are your “Entry”. Image submissions cannot exceed 10MB. Video submissions cannot exceed 500MB or 1 minute in length. Acceptable file formats include: .JPG, .PNG, .GIF, .MP4, .MOV, .WMV, and .AVI. After user submission is approved by the Sponsor, based on compliance with the “Requirements of Entries” listed below, you will receive one (1) entry into the Contest, and the entry will appear in the public gallery.
Limit of one (1) Contest Entry per person throughout the Promotion Period for a total of one (1) Contest Entry, regardless of method of entry.
By submitting an Entry, you hereby grant permission for your Entry to be posted on www.NFL.com/100/contests or other websites. You agree that Promotion Parties are not responsible for any unauthorized use of Entries by third parties. Promotion Parties do not guarantee the posting of any Entry. You agree that you will not use the Entry for any other purpose, including, without limitation, posting the Entry to any online social networks (other than for entry into this Promotion), without the express consent of Sponsor in each instance.
By submitting an Entry, you represent and warrant that the work submitted is original to you and that neither it nor its contents infringes upon or violates the rights of any third party. If your Entry includes likenesses of third parties or contains any elements not owned by you (such as, but not limited to, company logos) you must be able to provide legal releases for each such use in a form satisfactory to Sponsor or your Entry will be disqualified. Entries may not defame or invade the publicity rights or privacy of any person, living or deceased, or otherwise infringe upon any person’s personal or proprietary rights.
REQUIREMENTS OF CONTEST ENTRIES: Entries may not contain, as determined by the Sponsor, in its sole discretion, any content that:
- Contains copyrighted materials owned by others (including music, photographs, sculptures, paintings, and other works of art or images published on or in websites, television, movies or other media), without permission;
- Is sexually explicit; 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 contest entries;
- Defames, misrepresents or contains disparaging remarks about other people or companies;
- Contains trademarks, logos, or trade dress (such as distinctive packaging or building exteriors/interiors) owned by others, without permission (with the exception of NFL or NFL team trademarks on officially licensed products);
- Contains any sensitive personal identification, such as license plate numbers, personal names, e-mail addresses or street addresses;
- Contains any individual other than you and/or any 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 providing legal releases for such use in a form satisfactory to Sponsor;
- 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 goodwill to which Sponsor wishes to associate; and/or
- Violates any law.
By submitting an Entry, you represent and warrant that your Entry is original to you, that the Entry has not been previously published, has not won previous awards and that neither it nor its contents infringes upon or violates the rights of any third party, including any copyrights, trademarks, rights of privacy, publicity or other intellectual property. By submitting an Entry, you represent and warrant that you consent to the submission and use of the Entry in the Contest and to its use as otherwise set forth herein.
By submitting an Entry, you acknowledge and agree that Sponsor may receive other Entries under this Promotion that may be similar or identical to the Entry submitted by you, and you waive any and all claims you may have had, may have, and/or may have in the future, that any other Entry reviewed and/or used by Sponsor may be similar to your Entry and you understand that you will not be entitled to any compensation because of Sponsor’s use of such other similar or identical material.
Begins at or about 9:00:00 AM ET on August 5th, 2019 and ends at 11:59:59 AM ET on August 7th, 2019. The judging panel, selected by the Sponsor, will score each Entry up to the maximum amount of points allowed. Judging will be based on the following criteria:
- Passion, Enthusiasm and Fandom for EA Sports Madden NFL (40%)
- Demonstrated Understanding of EA Sports Madden Rating Adjusting (20%)
- Delivery Style – How Well You Articulate Your Reasons (20%)
- Quality, Uniqueness and Creativity of Your Submission (20%)
Entries that do not contain all required entry information, or are considered inappropriate for any reason, are not eligible. The one (1) Entry with the highest score from the Judges will be deemed the Grand Prize winner. Sponsor reserves the right to choose fewer than one (1) winner if, in its sole discretion, it does not receive a sufficient number of eligible and qualified Entries. Prize awards are subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with these Official Rules.
5. WINNER NOTIFICATION:
Potential winner will receive notification from @NFL through either their Instagram or Twitter account within one (1) to two (2) days of the winner selection or as soon thereafter as reasonably practicable. Winner must accept within two (2) days of receiving notification on Instagram or Twitter. The potential winner will also be sent an Affidavit of Eligibility/Liability Release. All forms must be completed, signed, notarized and returned to Administrator via email within two (2) days of date of issuance, and via mail within five (5) days of date of issuance. Potential winner must submit to and pass a background check. The potential winner then and only then becomes the “winner”. If such potential winner cannot be contacted within a reasonable time period, if a potential winner is ineligible, if any notification is returned undeliverable, or if a potential winner otherwise fails to fully comply with these Official Rules, he/she will forfeit and an alternate winner may be chosen at the sole discretion of the Sponsor.
6. PRIZES/PRIZE RESTRICTIONS:
A total of one (1) grand prize package will be awarded during the Promotion.
CONTEST GRAND PRIZE: The winner and one (1) guest will be awarded a trip to attend an NFL regular season game to be determined by the Sponsor. Prize package may include (based on winner location):
- Round-trip coach air transportation for winner and guest from a major airport, as determined by Sponsor, near the winner’s home within the continental US to a to-be-determined NFL team city
- Double occupancy standard room for winner and guest
- Roundtrip ground transportation to and from airport and hotel
- Roundtrip ground transportation to and from hotel and game
- Two (2) tickets to a to-be-determined NFL regular season game
- One (1) NFL 100 Gold Football
- One (1) Pair of Bose* Headphones
- One (1) Vineyard Vines* NFL Tote Bag
- One (1) EA Sports* Madden 20 video game with the opportunity for the winner to receive a digitized 3D head scan for inclusion in a future EA Sports* Madden video game
- One (1) to-be-determined NFL player jersey
The Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of the Grand Prize is $9,500
*Bose, Vineyard Vines and EA Sports are not affiliates of Sponsor and do not sponsor, endorse, approve or have any responsibility for this Promotion.
7. PRIZE LIMITATIONS:
Limit of one (1) Contest prize per person/per household. If it is discovered during prize verification that you have entered, attempted to enter, or used multiple accounts to enter more than the stated limit, you will be disqualified at the discretion of the Administrator, or will be void. Entries generated by script, macro or other automated means, or which subvert the entry process, are void. All Entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned.
8. OWNERSHIP OF ENTRIES:
9. GENERAL PRIZE CONDITIONS:
Prize will only be awarded by Sponsor upon potential winners’ verification of eligibility and final approval by Sponsor. Sponsor reserves the right to perform a detailed background check on the potential winner and by entering the Promotion, you hereby authorize Sponsor to perform the same in the event that you are selected as a potential winner. Sponsor is not responsible if the experience is not fulfilled due to cancellation, illness, or conflict. In such event, Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize with one of comparable or greater value, in its sole discretion. If any winner is at least 18 but still considered a minor in his/her jurisdiction of residence, prize will be awarded in the name of his/her parent or legal guardian who will be responsible for fulfilling all requirements imposed on winners set forth herein.
Each winner hereby expressly grants to the Promotion Parties and their respective designees all rights to use and publish his/her name, likeness (photographic or simulated), voice, and province of residence for all purposes, including without limitation, advertising, marketing, promotional and publicity purposes in connection with this Promotion (“Advertising”), in any and all media now or hereafter devised, worldwide in perpetuity, without any form of notice or any amount or kind of compensation or permission, except where prohibited by applicable law. All copyright, trademark or other intellectual property rights in such Advertising shall be owned by the NFL and/or its licensors, and each winning participant hereby disclaims and waives any claim of right to such Advertising. Such Advertising shall be solely under the control of the NFL and/or its licensors, and each winner hereby waives any claim of control over the Advertising content as well as any possible claims of misuse of such winning recipient’s name, likeness or voice under contract, tort or any other theory of law. The Promotion Parties do not assume any responsibility for any disruption in the Promotion, including but not limited to the failure or interruption of any internet service provider. In the event there is a discrepancy or inconsistency between disclosures and other statements contained in any Promotion materials and the terms and conditions of these Official Rules, these Official Rules shall prevail, govern, and control. In no event will winner be entitled to more prizes than those listed in Paragraph #6 of these Official Rules. All federal, state, and local laws and regulations apply. All decisions as to these Official Rules and interpretations thereof are exclusively within the sole discretion of the Promotion Parties and may be changed from time to time without notice. The Promotion Parties reserve the right to cancel or modify the Promotion at any time without notice. A potential winner may be requested to provide Administrator with proof that the potential winner is the authorized account holder of the email address associated with the winning Entry. If, in Administrator’s sole determination, a dispute cannot be resolved, the Entry will be deemed ineligible. Entries generated by a script, macro or other automated means will be disqualified. Entries that are incomplete, garbled, or corrupted are void and will not be accepted.
By participating in this Promotion, you agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Promotion Parties, which shall be final, binding and non-appealable in all respects. Failure to comply with these Official Rules may result in disqualification. The Promotion Parties reserve the right at their sole discretion to disqualify any individual found to be tampering with the participation process or the operation of the Promotion, or to be acting in any manner deemed by the Promotion Parties to be in violation of the Official Rules, or to be acting in any manner deemed by the Promotion Parties to be unsportsmanlike or disruptive, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person and void all associated Entries and/or registrations. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY A USER, YOU OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE PROMOTION IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS, AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE PROMOTION PARTIES RESERVE THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES AND OTHER REMEDIES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS’ FEES) FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
12. LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY:
The Promotion Parties assume no responsibility or liability for (a) lost, late, stolen, undelivered, inaccurate, incomplete, delayed, misdirected, damaged or garbled registrations, Entries, URLs, or emails; (b) any incorrect or inaccurate Entry information, or for any faulty or failed electronic data transmissions; (c) any unauthorized access to, or theft, destruction or alteration of Entries or registrations at any point in the operation of this Promotion; (d) 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, cable, satellites, servers, computers or providers utilized in any aspect of the operation of the Promotion; (e) inaccessibility or unavailability of the Internet or the Web Site or any combination thereof or for computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties, or other errors or difficulties of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic, computer, network, typographical, printing or otherwise relating to or in connection with the Promotion, including, without limitation, errors or difficulties which may occur in connection with the administration of the Promotion, the processing of Entries, social networking posts, or registrations, the announcement of the prizes, or in any other Promotion-related materials; or (f) any injury or damage to participants or to any other person's computer which may be related to or resulting from any attempt to participate in the Promotion, including, but not limited to, any injury or medical condition sustained as a result of participating in any challenge(s). If, for any reason, the Promotion (or any part thereof) 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 Promotion, then the Promotion Parties reserve the right at their sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Promotion in whole or in part. If terminated, the Promotion Parties will award the prizes from among all non-suspect, eligible Entries received for the Promotion up to the time of such action.
All participants, as a condition of participation in this Promotion, agree to release, hold harmless and indemnify the Promotion Parties from and against any and all liability, claims, damages, or actions of any kind whatsoever for injuries, damages, or losses to persons or property which may be sustained, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, in connection with (i) participation in any aspect of the Promotion, including any injury or medical condition sustained as a result of participating in any challenge(s), (ii) the receipt, ownership or use of the prize awarded, including any travel associated with any prize, (iii) participant’s registration material on any related website, or (iv) any typographical or other error in these Official Rules.
14. CHOICE OF LAW AND JURISDICTION:
Except where prohibited, all issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation, and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of entrants or winners, Sponsor, and Administrator in connection with this Promotion, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of New York, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions (whether of the State of New York or any other jurisdiction), which might otherwise cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of New York. Any action seeking legal or equitable relief arising out of or relating to the Promotion or these Official Rules shall be brought only in the courts of the State of New York. You hereby irrevocably consent to the personal jurisdiction of said courts and waive any claim of forum non-convenience or lack of personal jurisdiction you may otherwise have.
16. TAX INFORMATION:
All federal, state, local, and other taxes on prizes and any other costs and expenses associated with prize acceptance and use not specified herein as being provided, are the sole responsibility of the applicable winner. A 1099 tax form (preceded by a W9 Form) will be issued to the Grand Prize Winner.
17. WINNERS LIST:
To receive the list of winners of prizes, send a #10 self-addressed, stamped envelope for receipt by August 15, 2019 to: NFL 100 Experiences of a Lifetime EA Sports Madden 20 Winners List Request, c/o Realtime Media, 200 Four Falls Corporate Center, Suite 100, Conshohocken, PA 19428. Names of winners may also be listed on the Website.
SPONSOR: National Football League (“NFL”), 345 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10154
ADMINISTRATOR: Realtime Media LLC, 200 Four Falls Corporate Center, Suite 100, Conshohocken, PA