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Sweepstake: Two Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show Tickets

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NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT IS NECESSARY IN ORDER TO ENTER THE SWEEPSTAKES

This Promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Instagram or Facebook.  When you enter the Promotion, Instagram and Facebook will not collect your personal information. By entering the Promotion, and Participant/Entrant agrees to release and hold harmless Instagram and Facebook from any and all liability associated with this Promotion. 

Information on how to enter, the prizes and rules for redeeming the prizes form part of the terms and conditions of entry for the Sweepstakes.  Participation in the Sweepstakes is deemed to be acceptance of these official rules (“Official Rules”) and any other notices referenced herein.

 In these Official Rules, the term “you” refers to any person who enters, or who wishes to enter, the Promotion.

  1. Sponsorship and Eligibility

This Sweepstake is sponsored by ATTENDEE.COM, 1 Meadowlands Plaza, Suite 216, East Rutherford N.J. 07073 (hereinafter referred to as the “Sponsor”). There is no purchase necessary to enter or win. This Sweepstake is open to legal residents of the United States who are twenty one (21) years or older at the time of entry; however, the Sweepstake is void in all states but the State of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut and where otherwise prohibited or restricted by law (“Participant”). Employees of Attendee.Com, its affiliates, licensees, franchisees, advertising and promotional agencies and the immediate family members of each are not eligible. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein. 

  1. Qualification Period

The qualification period for the prize drawings of the Sweepstake begins at 12:00 PM (EST) on January 29, 2020 and ends at 11:59 PM (EST) on February 5, 2020.

  1. Entry Procedures

To enter the Sweepstake, participant must do one of the following, follow the link for the Sweepstakes and complete the Entries on the landing page.  The different Entries will designate the amount of entry credits you will receive in the Sweepstakes. Participant may complete as many Entries as available on the landing page to increase their chances of winning. For this Sweepstakes the Participant shall follow @attendee_live on Instagram and enter their valid email address and sign up for the Attendee Newsletter. By entering their valid email Participant is agreeing to receive notifications and advertisements from Attendee.Com.  Each of the aforementioned Entries will receive 1 Entry into the Sweepstakes respectively. If the Participant completes these tasks, then they shall unlock additional Entry opportunities which shall afford additional Entry opportunities as identified in the landing page.

No mechanically reproduced entries are accepted. Limit one entry per person per day; day shall be defined as the calendar day. Received entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be returned. Incomplete entries will be disqualified. Multiple entries by means of software-generated or other automated processes will be disregarded. Detection of said automated entry will lead to such entries being voided in Sponsor’s sole discretion. Only one registered account per entry.  If multiple accounts are detected for a single entrant, the accounts will be voided and the entries will be disqualified in Sponsor’s sole discretion. In the event of a dispute as to any participant, the authorized account holder of the email address used for the Instagram Account or account used to register will be deemed to be the registrant. The “authorized account holder” is the natural person assigned an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted address. Potential winner(s) may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holder. Sponsor reserves the right to use any and all information related to the Sweepstakes, including information on entrants obtained through the Sweepstakes, for marketing purposes or any other purpose, unless prohibited by law.  Sponsor reserves the right to contact entrants and all other individuals whose email address is submitted as part of this promotion.

Entries will not be acknowledged. There is no limit of Entries per person so long as the rules of the Sweepstakes are followed.  Multiple entrants are not permitted to share the same Instagram account or email address. If you attempt to obtain more than the permissible amount of Entries per day by using multiple/different Instagram accounts, identities, registrations, or logins, or through any other methods, Sponsor may exclude you from participating in the Sweepstakes. When you enter, you are providing information to Sponsor.  

No purchase is necessary to enter sweepstakes. Making a purchase or signing up for services and/or products offered by either Sponsor will not increase your chance to win the sweepstakes.

By entering on Instagram, you agree that your Entry conforms to the Submission Requirements as defined below (“Submission Requirements”) and that Sponsor, in its sole discretion, may disqualify you from the Sweepstakes if it believes that your Entry fails to conform to the Submission Requirements. Entrants must have permission from all individuals that appear in the Entry (if any) to use their name and likeness in the Submission and to grant the rights set forth herein.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Standard text messaging, data and/or other rates apply to participants who submit a Post via a wireless mobile device. Wireless service providers may charge for airtime and/or data in relation to each standard text message sent and received.  Please contact your service provider for pricing and service plan information and rates before mobile device participation.

By entering the Sweepstakes, you agree that your Entry conforms to the Submission Requirements as defined below (“Submission Requirements”) and that Sponsor, in its sole discretion, may disqualify you from the Sweepstakes if it believes that your Entry fails to conform to the Submission Requirements. Entrants must have permission from all individuals that appear in the Entry (if any) to use their name and likeness in the Submission and to grant the rights set forth herein. 

  1. Duties of Participants; Limitation of Liability

By entering, participants agree to be bound by these rules and the decisions of Sponsor which shall be final. All federal, state, and local laws apply.  Sponsor and the employees, officers, directors, shareholders, agents, and representatives of Sponsor, affiliates, subsidiaries, and advertising, promotion and legal advisors are not responsible for and shall not be liable for: (i) late, lost, delayed, damaged, misdirected, incomplete, illegible, or unintelligible entries; (ii) telephone, electronic, hardware, or software program, network, Internet, or computer malfunctions, failures, or difficulties; (iii) errors in transmission; (iv) any condition caused by events beyond the control of Sponsor that may cause the Sweepstake to be disrupted or corrupted; (v) any injuries, losses, or damages of any kind caused by a prize or resulting from acceptance, possession, or use of a prize, or from participation in the Sweepstake; or (vi) any printing or typographical errors in any materials associated with the Sweepstake. 

Failure to complete your post in a public manner and provide truthful and pertinent information may result in disqualification from the sweepstakes.  Disqualification is in the sole discretion of the sponsor.

BY SUBMITTING AN ENTRY, YOU AGREE THAT THE POST AND YOUR COMMENTS COMPLIES WITH ALL CONDITIONS STATED IN THESE RULES. THE RELEASED PARTIES WILL BEAR NO LIABILITY WHATSOEVER REGARDING THE USE OF YOUR ENTRY OR ANY COMPONENT THEREOF.  THE RELEASED PARTIES SHALL BE HELD HARMLESS BY YOU IN THE EVENT IT IS SUBSEQUENTLY DISCOVERED THAT YOU HAVE DEPARTED FROM OR NOT FULLY COMPLIED WITH ANY OF THESE RULES AND/OR THE INSTAGRAM RULES.

By participating in the Sweepstakes, each entrant hereby warrants and represents that any Post he/she submits (“Submission Requirements”):

  1.     Is original to him/her;
  2.     Does not violate any law, statute, ordinance or regulation;
  3.     The account will need to be made public to see the specific like and tag;
  4.   Will not give rise to any claims whatsoever, including, without limitation, claims of infringement, invasion of privacy or publicity, or infringe on any rights and/or interests of any third party; and
  5.     Is not defamatory, trade libelous, pornographic or obscene, and further that it will not contain, depict, include, discuss or involve, without limitation, any of the following: nudity; alcohol/drug consumption or smoking; explicit or graphic sexual activity, or sexual innuendo; crude, vulgar or offensive language and/or symbols; derogatory characterizations of any ethnic, racial, sexual, religious or other groups (including, without limitation, any competitors of Sponsor); personal information of individuals, including, without limitation, names, telephone numbers and addresses (physical or electronic); commercial messages, comparisons or solicitations for products or services other than products of Sponsor; any identifiable third party products, trade-marks, brands and/or logos, other than those of Sponsor); conduct or other activities in violation of these Rules; and/or any other comment that is or could be considered inappropriate, unsuitable or offensive, all as determined by the Sponsor in its sole and absolute discretion.

The Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, at any time and for any reason to screen any Post(s)/Comments.  Any Post/Comments that the Sponsor deems, in its sole and absolute discretion, to violate the terms and conditions set forth in these Rules is subject to disqualification.  The Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion at any time and for any reason, to request an entrant to modify, edit and/or re-submit his or her Post/comments  in order to ensure that the Post/Comments and complies with these Rules, or for any other reason. If such an action is necessary at any point during or after the Sweepstakes, then the Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to take whatever action it deems necessary based on the circumstances – including, without limitation, disqualifying the Post/Comments (and therefore the corresponding Entry and/or the associated entrant).

  1. Violation of Sweepstake Rules

Attendee.com reserves the right to disqualify any participants or winner who, in its sole suspicion, tampers with the entry process, intentionally submits more than a single entry per day, violates these rules or the Site Terms and Conditions, or acts in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. 

  1. Selection of Winners; Chances of Winning

Prizes will be awarded in a random drawing held from among all eligible entries received. Odds of winning depend on the total number of entries received per Participant and per Sweepstakes for all Participants.  

  1. Description of Prizes

Each drawing will be for the following prizes: 

There will be one winner, who will win two tickets to the 144th Annual Westminster Kennel Dog Show at Madison Square Garden. The event takes place on Monday, February 10 and Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at 7:00pm/est.

  1. Notification of Winners; Substitution of Prizes

Winners will be notified by a Direct Message commonly referred to as a “DM”. Attendee.com will attempt to DM the Winner one time. If any winner does not respond to the DM notification within forty eight hours (48) of its transmission, or should the DM be returned as undeliverable after the second (2nd) attempt, the prize will be forfeited and an alternate will be selected at random. Winners may not substitute or transfer prizes. Attendee.com reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value in the event a prize is unavailable. Prizes are not redeemable for cash. All taxes on prize are winners’ responsibility. Limit: one prize per household. If the winner notification remains unanswered for more than forty-eight (48) hours, the prize will be forfeited in its entirety and an alternate winner will be selected.  The prize winner (parent or legal guardian if potential prize winner is under the age of majority in his/her state of residence) must complete, sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility, Publicity Release, and any other necessary documents, including required tax documents. If the Affidavit of Eligibility, Publicity Release, and any other necessary documents, including required tax documents, are not returned within five (5) calendar days after the documents are sent or if the documents are returned as undeliverable, the prize will be forfeited in its entirety and an alternate winner will be selected. The prize is not transferable; no prize substitutions or cash alternatives are Except where prohibited, acceptance of the prize constitutes the winner’s (and winner’s guest’s) consent that their names, likenesses, and/or biographical data may be used for advertising and promotional purposes without limitation and without additional notice, compensation, or consent.  Upon response from the winner, Sponsor will announce potential winners via posts on the @attendee_live Instagram account. Sponsor reserves its right to withdraw winners for any reason as set forth in this Agreement at any time, or may disqualify winners for violating any provision of this Agreement.

  1. Permissions

Except where prohibited by law, entry constitutes permission to use winners’ names, hometowns and likenesses for online posting, and/or any advertising and publicity without additional compensation. Winners may also be required to sign and return a release of liability, declaration of eligibility and, where lawful, a publicity consent agreement, as conditions of receiving a prize. Failure to comply with the aforementioned conditions shall be grounds for forfeiture of a prize.

  1. Odds of Winning

Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible Entries and eligible Participants. 

  1. Non-Deductibility of Ticket Purchase

The IRS has taken the position that amounts paid for chances in raffles, sweepstakes, lotteries or similar drawings for valuable prizes are not gifts, and consequently, the purchase of a Ticket does not qualify as a deductible charitable contribution.

Taxes: There may be federal, state and/or local tax consequences of winning a prize in the Sweepstakes. Any and all taxes are the sole responsibility of the winner. Purchasers of Tickets are advised to consult their own tax advisors with respect to tax liabilities that may arise from winning a prize in the Sweepstakes. Winners may be required to submit a W-2G, Form 5754 or similar tax form (provided by Equality Illinois) for tax withholding purposes and may be required to pay withholding tax in an amount required by IRS regulations.

  1. Conditions

Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend this Sweepstakes or any portion hereof, or to disqualify any individual implicated in any of the following actions, if for any reason:  (a) infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, actions by entrants, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes which, in Sponsor’s sole opinion, corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes, (b) the Sweepstakes or any website associated therewith (or any portion thereof) becomes corrupted or does not allow the proper processing of entries per these Rules, (c) the Sweepstakes becomes corrupted due to interruption in wireless calling devices or wireless service for any reason, or (d) the Sweepstakes is otherwise not capable of running as planned.  By entering, entrants represent that they are eligible and agree to be bound by and comply with the Rules and the decisions of any judges, which are final on all matters pertaining to the Sweepstakes. Any entrant who attempts to tamper with these Sweepstakes in any way or use fraudulent means to participate in and/or win the Sweepstakes will be disqualified. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any entrant at any time, for any reason, including, without limitation, language, activities or behavior deemed inappropriate. Sponsor and its advertising and promotion agencies are not responsible for cancellations, postponements, or delays.  Other than the prize received by the winner, no entrant will be entitled to receive any wages, benefits, fees or other compensation whatsoever as a result of participating in the Sweepstakes. Sponsor will have the sole discretion to administer the Sweepstakes and interpret and apply the Rules. This Sweepstakes is not intended for gambling. Neither the failure of Sponsor to insist upon or enforce strict performance of any provision of these Rules nor the failure, delay or omission by Sponsor in exercising any right with respect to any term of these Rules, will be construed as a waiver or relinquishment to any extent of Sponsor’s right to assert or rely upon any such provision or right in that or any other instance. If there is any conflict between any term of these Rules and any marketing or entry materials used in connection with the Sweepstakes, the terms of these Rules will govern.

Sweepstake Winner must post a picture on their Instagram and/or Facebook from the event, and must tag @Attendee_Live and insert in the description of the picture that they received the tickets complimentary of @Attendee_Live Sweepstakes, tagging @Attendee_Live in the post.

  1. Release and Limitations of Liability

Release and Limitations of Liability: By participating in the Sweepstakes, you agree to release and hold harmless Sponsor, their parent, subsidiaries, affiliates, and each of their respective officers, directors, employees, and agents (the “Released Parties”) from and against any claim or cause of action arising out of participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt or use of any prize, including, but not limited to: (a) unauthorized human intervention in the Sweepstakes; (b) technical errors related to computers, servers, providers, or telephone, or network lines; (c) any errors on the Instagram platform that may prevent an entrant from entering or receiving direct messages; (d) printing errors; (e) lost, late, postage-due, misdirected, or undeliverable mail; (f) errors in the administration of the Sweepstakes or the processing of entries; or (g) injury or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt or use of any prize. You further agree that in any cause of action, the Released Parties’ liability will be limited to the cost of entering and participating in the Sweepstakes, and in no event shall the Released Parties be liable for attorney’s fees. You waive the right to claim any damages whatsoever, including, but not limited to, punitive, consequential, direct, or indirect damages

  1. Disputes

Entrant (or his/her parent/legal guardian, if entrant is deemed a minor in the state of his/her legal residence) agrees that: (i) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, or any prize awarded, other than those concerning the administration of the Sweepstakes or the determination of winner, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; (ii) any disputes arising out of these Official Rules (except for any disputes arising from the loss or injury from the use of prizes) shall be submitted to final, binding arbitration conducted in New Jersey under the Arbitration Rules and Procedures of the Judicial Arbitration and Mediation Services Inc. before a single, neutral arbitrator who is a former or retired New Jersey state or federal court judge with experience in entertainment matters who shall follow New Jersey law and the Federal Rules of Evidence and have no authority to award punitive damages. Either party may enforce a final arbitration award in any court of competent jurisdiction in New Jersey, including an award of costs, fees and expenses incurred in enforcing the award. Notwithstanding the foregoing, Released Parties shall be entitled to seek injunctive relief (unless otherwise precluded by any other provision of these Official Rules) in the state and federal courts of New Jersey. Any dispute or portion thereof, or any claim for a particular form of relief (not otherwise precluded by any other provision of these Official Rules), that may not be arbitrated pursuant to applicable state or federal law may be heard only in a court of competent jurisdiction in New Jersey for losses or injuries related to participation in the prize.; (iii) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes, but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (iv) under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant 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. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrant and Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of New Jersey, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Pennsylvania or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of New Jersey.

  1. Inquiries or Questions

Any inquiries or questions regarding this Sweepstake, including any request for the names of the winners, may be sent by e-mail to Hello@Attendee.com.

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