The Ohio Lottery Cincinnati Bengals 2012 Promotion Rules

Promotion Rules

Second Chance Cincinnati Bengals promotion sponsored by the Ohio Lottery
 

Official Rules.
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.

1 ELIGIBILITY:
The Cincinnati Bengals promotion sponsored by the Ohio Lottery (hereafter, “Contest”) is open only to legal residents of Ohio who are eighteen (18) years of age or older as of the date of entry. Employees, officers, directors, agents and representatives of the Ohio Lottery Commission, the Cincinnati Bengals (“Vendor”), the National Football League, its member professional football clubs, NFL Ventures, Inc. and each of their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, wholesalers, retailers, distributors, suppliers, advertising and promotion agencies (hereafter, collectively, “Released Parties”), and each such individual’s immediate family members (mother, father, sister, brother, any child, husband, wife and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and those living in their same households, whether or not related, are not eligible to participate or win a prize.  Void where prohibited by law. All applicable federal, state and local laws apply. The information you provide will only be used for Contest purposes.

2.  PROMOTION PERIOD:
The Contest begins at 5:00:00 pm Eastern Time (“ET”) on 9/16/12 and ends 11:59:59 pm ET on 11/25/12 (hereafter, “Promotion Period”).

3. HOW TO PARTICIPATE:
During the Promotion Period, mail in (Attn: Ohio Lottery VIP Experience, Cincinnati Bengals Marketing Department, One Paul Brown Stadium, Cincinnati, OH 45202) or drop into the Register-To-Win Box located at the team shop at Paul Brown Stadium one (1) $5.00 non-winning “20x the Money” instant Ohio Lottery ticket (“Ticket”).  Participants must write their name, address, city, state, zip, daytime phone number, and date of birth on the back of each Ticket submitted. Participants may also enter the Promotion by mailing in one (1) 3X5 card containing the name, address, city, state, zip, daytime phone number, e-mail address and date of birth on the back in a business size envelope only to Attn: Ohio Lottery VIP Experience, Cincinnati Bengals Marketing Department, One Paul Brown Stadium, Cincinnati, OH 45202.  You may enter as often as you like, however to be eligible, each non-winning Ohio Lottery ticket must be unique.  No mechanically reproduced or photocopied entries permitted.  Illegible entries are void. Multiple entries mailed in one envelope will not be accepted.

Incomplete Entries and/or Entries containing inaccurate entrant information will be disqualified at Vendor’s sole discretion. All Entries must be received by the deadline for the Promotion Period to be considered. The use of script, macro or any other device to automate or subvert the entry process is prohibited and all such Entries and Entries made by any other means which subvert the entry process will be void. Other than as otherwise specified herein, neither Vendor, nor anyone acting on its behalf, will enter into any communications with any entrant regarding this Contest (except for the purposes of notifying the winners) or acknowledge any Entry (or portion thereof) received. Any Entry not meeting all Entry requirements stated herein will be void.

4. PRIZE DRAWING:
The potential Grand and First winners will be selected in a random drawing conducted on or about 11/30/12 from among all eligible Entries. In the event there are no eligible entries received, no prize will be awarded.  Sponsor reserves the right to not award all prizes if, in its sole discretion, it does not receive a sufficient number of eligible and qualified Entries (under ten (10)). Three (3) alternates will be chosen in each random drawing for all prize levels awarded.  All winners selected must accept their prizes within three (3) days of notification or an alternate will be selected in the order drawn.

By entering, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and to the decisions of the Vendor, which will be final and binding in all respects. The potential Grand and First winners will be notified by telephone and/or email and/or mail and/or overnight mail on or about 11/30/12.

5. WINNER NOTIFICATION: 
Grand and First Prize winners will be required to execute and return an Affidavit of Eligibility, Liability and (where legal) Publicity Release within three (3) days of date of issuance of notification. Non-compliance with the foregoing, with these Official Rules, the inability to contact a potential winner (as specified above) within three (3) days of the drawing, or return of prize or prize notification as non-deliverable may result in disqualification and, at Vendor’s discretion and time permitting, awarding of prize to a runner-up. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible Entries received.


6. PRIZES:
Four (4) Grand Prizes: Each winner will receive four (4) Luxury Suite tickets to the Cincinnati Bengals vs. Baltimore game on 12/30/12 (including standard food and non-alcoholic beverage package), four (4) VIP pregame sideline passes, “Chalk Talk” with a former Bengals player for self and three (3) guests, one (1) replica jersey, four (4) game programs and one (1) Ohio Lottery prize pack valued at $50. ARV of Bengals grand prize experience = $580. Fifty (50) First Prizes: One (1) pair of tickets to the Cincinnati Bengals vs. Baltimore game on 12/30/12 and an Ohio Lottery prize pack valued at $10. ARV = $120-160.  

For Grand and First Prizes: Transportation to and from any game is the sole responsibility of the winners. Exact seat location determined by Vendor in its sole discretion. The tickets are subject to the terms and conditions specified thereon. Unused tickets cannot be refunded, exchanged or applied towards tickets for events in any subsequent years. Winner and guest must comply with all venue rules and regulations. Failure to do so may result in forfeiture of such portion of the prize and removal from game. Released Parties reserve the right to remove or to deny attendance to any winner and/or guest who engages in a non-sportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person at the game.

Costs and expenses associated with the acceptance and use of a prize not specified herein as being awarded, including, but not limited to, all federal, state and local taxes, transportation to/from stadium (if applicable, food, beverages, souvenirs, gratuities, etc.) are winner’s sole responsibility. Vendor will issue, and each winner is required to file a 1099-MISC Tax Form for the total value of the Prize (as required by law) with the Internal Revenue Service in the year the prize is awarded.  Prize is awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied by Vendor.

7. MISCELLANEOUS:
No transfer, assignment, cash redemption, or substitution of prize (or portion thereof) except by Vendor who reserves the right to substitute a prize (or applicable portion thereof) with one of comparable or greater value, as determined by Vendor.  Entrants agree, by entering, that 1) Vendor and its designees may use (unless prohibited by law), except as otherwise provided herein, entrant’s name, city and state of residence, Entry, photograph, any recording or written content, and/or likeness for advertising, trade and/or any other purposes in any media (including but not limited to online at Bengals.com and OhioLottery.com) http://www.facebook.com/cincinnatibengals now or hereafter known throughout the world in perpetuity, without further compensation, permission or notification, and 2) the Released Parties shall have no liability and will be held harmless by entrant for any claim, action, liability, loss, injury or damage to entrant or any other person or entity, including, without limitation, personal injury or death to entrant or any other person or damage to personal or real property, due in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, by reason of the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of any prize and any travel or travel-related activity thereto (including, but not limited to, attendance at any game) participation in this Contest or the use of any Entries by Vendor, its designees or any third party.  Vendor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to modify, terminate or suspend this Contest (or any portion thereof) should virus, bugs, non-authorized human intervention or other causes corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play of the Contest (or any portion thereof) and, in the event of termination, at its discretion, select the winners from those eligible, non-suspect Entries received prior to event requiring such termination using the applicable judging/winner selection procedure outlined herein. 

8. ASSIGNMENT OF RIGHTS:
Entrants warrant and represent that (1) Vendor shall own the Entry (and all material and rights embodied therein) and that such Entry will not be acknowledged or returned; and (2) that by entering, the Entrant irrevocably assigns to Vendor and its designees any and all rights, title and interest in the Entry.  Entrants further agree to abide by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Vendor and judges, which shall be final and binding. Entrant's submission of an Entry constitutes his/her representation of eligibility, consent to participate in Contest and consent for Vendor to obtain, use and/or post entrant’s name and photograph online at Bengals.com and OhioLottery.com.

Released Parties are not responsible for lost, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible, inaccurate, undeliverable, garbled, late, illegible, stolen, damaged or misdirected Entries, all of which will be disqualified; failures or malfunctions of phones, phone lines or telephone systems or other communications or malfunctions; interrupted or unavailable network, server, cable, satellite, Internet Service Provider (ISP) or other connections; miscommunications, failed computer hardware or software or other technical failures; garbled, lost, misrouted or scrambled transmissions; any error, omission, interruption, defect or delay in any transmission or communication; traffic congestion on the Internet or for any technical problem; theft, destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, Entries; or human-processing error; printing, typographical or other errors or omissions in these Official Rules or in any Contest-related advertisements or other materials; or other errors or problems of any kind whether mechanical, human, technical, network, electronic; or errors which may occur in connection with the administration of the Contest, the incorrect uploading or submitting of Entries, the processing of Entries, the cancellation or postponement of any game, the awarding or announcement of winners, or in any other Contest-related materials. Vendor reserves the right to void and remove any and all Entries of an entrant who Vendor believes has attempted to tamper with, influence, or impair the administration, security, fairness, judging or proper play of Contest and such entrant will be disqualified and all associated Entries will be void.  All Entries become property of Vendor and will not be returned.  Vendor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to post all approved Entries, including entrant’s name, on Bengals.com and Ohio Lottery for public viewing. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST MAY BE IN VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, VENDOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES AND OTHER REMEDIES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS’ FEES) FROM ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW, INCLUDING CRIMINAL PROSECUTION.

9. WINNERS LIST:
For a list of winners (available after 11/30/12), send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to be received by 3/31/13 to: Attn: Ohio Lottery VIP Experience, Cincinnati Bengals Marketing Department, One Paul Brown Stadium, Cincinnati, OH 45202.

10.  The Vendor is responsible for conducting this promotion. Ohio Lottery Commission shall not be liable for any direct or indirect damages and/or claims arising from promotions or Vendor’s conduct of any promotions and/or prizes associated with such promotions.

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