TVGN's The Hunger Games: Catching Fire #TickTock11 Sweepstakes
TVGN is giving you the opportunity to enter for a chance to win two tickets to the Hollywood Red Carpet Premiere of “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” in Hollywood on November 18, 2013 Time TBD
- To enter Tweet the message “I want to win @TVGN's @TheHungerGames #CatchingFire Sweeps & go to the Los Angeles premiere! #TickTock11 RULES: http://bit.ly/1aAqobS”
- One winner will be picked at random.
- All tweets must be sent between September 12, 2013 (10:00AM PT) - September 25, 2013 (9:59PM PT)
- No transportation, hotel, or other expenses provided.
- Must be 18 years of age or older to enter.
- Winner will be announced on September 30, 2013 at 10:00AM PT
TVGN’s “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Twitter Sweepstakes ”
INTERNET ACCESS AND A TWITTER ACCOUNT REQUIRED TO ENTER. TWITTER IS NOT A SPONSOR OF THIS SWEEPSTAKES. NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW. MUST BE 18 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER TO ENTER. ODDS OF WINNING WILL DEPEND ON THE TOTAL NUMBER OF ELIGIBLE ENTRIES RECEIVED.
“The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Twitter Sweepstakes” (the “Sweepstakes”) commences at 10:00:00 AM Pacific Standard Time (“PST”) on September 12, 2013 and ends at 9:59:59 PM PST on September 25, 2013 (the “Sweepstakes Period”). Entries received after the Sweepstakes Period will be deemed void. On or about September 30, 2013, a random drawing will be held from among all Eligible Entries received during the Sweepstakes Period to select one (1) potential Prize winner.
This Sweepstakes is open to legal residents currently residing in the fifty (50) United States and District of Columbia. Void in all other geographic locations. Entrants must be at least eighteen (18) years of age or older at time of entry. Employees of TV Guide Networks, LLC (the “Sponsor”), Media Storm, LLC d/b/a HIP GENIUS (the “Administrator”) and any of their respective parent, subsidiary and affiliated companies, or advertising and promotion agencies and their immediate families (parents, spouses, children, siblings, grandparents irrespective of where they reside) and/or those living in the same household of each (whether or not related thereto) are not eligible to enter the Sweepstakes. By entering the Sweepstakes, entrants: (a) agree to be bound by these Official Rules and by the interpretations of these Official Rules by the Sponsor, and by the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final in all matters relating to the Sweepstakes; (b) release and hold harmless the Sponsor, Administrator and their respective parents, subsidiaries and affiliated entities, directors, officers, employees, attorneys, agents, and representatives (collectively, the “Released Parties”) against any and all claims, injury or damage arising out of or relating to participation in this Sweepstakes and/or use or misuse or redemption of any prize (as hereinafter defined); (c) acknowledge compliance with these Official Rules; and (d) waive any right to claim ambiguity in these Official Rules.
How to Enter:
All entrants must have Internet access and a Twitter account and must be a follower of @TVGN on Twitter.com. To become a follower of @TVGN on Twitter, go to https://twitter.com/TVGN
and click the button in the top right corner of the page that says “Join Today”. There is no fee associated with becoming a Twitter follower. To enter the Sweepstakes, Tweet the message “I want to win @TVGN's @TheHungerGames #CatchingFire Sweeps & go to the Los Angeles premiere! #TickTock11 RULES: http://bit.ly/1aAqobS
between September 12, 2013 (10:00AM PT) - September 25, 2013 (9:59PM PT). The tweet must include all outlined messaging, including hashtags, and be actually received by and visible to Sponsor and Administrator. NOTE: Entries from Twitter users with "protected" updates (i.e., the user has set their account so that only people the user has approved can view their updates) may not be received due to the way Twitter operates its service. By entering the Sweepstakes, you are confirming that you meet the eligibility requirements as detailed above. Each person may enter only one (1) time during the Sweepstakes Period. Duplicate entries will be deemed void. Entrants must be a member in good standing of Twitter in order to participate in the Sweepstakes. Automated entries are prohibited, and any use of such automated devices or programs will be void and all entrants using such automated devices or programs will be disqualified. All entries submitted in accordance with these Official Rules shall be hereinafter referred to as “Eligible Entries.” All entries become the property of the Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned. The odds of winning the Prize depends on the number of Eligible Entries received during the Sweepstakes Period. MANY WILL ENTER; ONLY ONE WILL WIN.
Each Sweepstakes entry must comply with these Official Rules and the following Submission Guidelines. Any entry that, in Sponsor’s sole and absolute discretion, violates these Official Rules or the Submission Guidelines will be disqualified and will not be eligible to win the Prize.
Entries must NOT, in the sole discretion of Sponsor:
Accessing Twitter Via Mobile Devices:
- Contain material that violates or infringes upon another’s rights, including but not limited to privacy, publicity or intellectual property rights, or that constitutes copyright infringement;
- Disparage Sponsor, the Sponsor’s competitors, or any other person or party affiliated with the Sweepstakes;
- Contain brand names or trademarks other than those owned by or licensed to Sponsor;
- Contain other identifiable human beings, other than the entrant;
- Contain material that is inappropriate, indecent, obscene, hateful, tortious, defamatory, slanderous or libelous;
- Contain material that promotes bigotry, racism, hatred or harm against any group or individual or promotes discrimination based on race, gender, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age; or
- Contain material that is unlawful, in violation of or contrary to the laws or regulations in any state where the entry is created.
Entrants accessing Twitter via the internet will not incur any costs over and above their normal service provider fees. Therefore, no purchase is necessary. However, entrants accessing Twitter via cellular phone or other mobile device may incur costs for data use and roaming charges may apply if outside your local area. Any such costs incurred as a result of accessing Twitter via cellular phone or other mobile device are the sole responsibility of the entrant.
Prize Winner Selection/Notification:
There will be one (1) potential Prize winner randomly selected from among all of the Eligible Entries received during the Sweepstakes Period. Only entries received during the Sweepstakes Period will be eligible for the drawing. The random drawing for the Prize will be conducted by the Administrator at its principal place of business using random.org or similar automated drawing site or other randomization methods selected in its sole discretion promptly after the entries are collected. As a condition of being awarded the Prize, the potential winner must comply with these Official Rules as published, be confirmed as the official winner and execute and deliver to Sponsor a signed affidavit of eligibility and acceptance of these Official Rules, and releases. The potential Prize winner will be notified of winning within twenty-four (24) hours after the drawing via the TVGN Twitter page and asked to direct message their contact information (name, home address, date of birth, social security number and any other information reasonably requested by Sponsor) within twenty-four (24) hours of notification. If the potential Prize winner does not respond with a direct message containing all requested information and deliver to Sponsor all other required documentation within twenty-four (24) hours of notification, the potential winner will be disqualified and an alternate potential winner will be randomly selected from among the remaining Eligible Entries, if any.
Prize Winner will receive two (2) tickets to the premiere of “The Hunger Games” in currently scheduled to take place in Los Angeles, California on November 18, 2013 (“Prize”). The approximate retail value (“ARV”) of the Prize is Three Hundred Dollars ($300.00). The ARV is subject to change based on current market conditions at time of Prize fulfillment. Any difference between the ARV and the actual value, if any, will not be awarded to the Prize winner. The Prize is awarded “as-is” without any warranty or guarantee. The date for fulfillment of the Prize will be on or around November 18, 2013 and such date is subject to change in the Sponsor’s sole discretion. If the Prize winner is a minor (as determined by the laws of the state of residence) the Prize will be awarded to the winner’s parent or legal guardian on the minor’s behalf. Entrants under twenty-one (21) years of age must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. No substitution, transfer or cash equivalent of the Prize or any portion thereof permitted, except by the Sponsor, in which case a prize of comparable or greater value may be awarded. Prize does not include any additional expenses, including, but not limited to air transportation, ground transportation, hotel, incidentals, meals, telephone charges, travel insurance, souvenirs, federal, state and local sales or other taxes and surcharges which are the responsibility of the winner.
By entering this Sweepstakes, all entrants agree to comply with these Official Rules and release, indemnify and hold harmless the Released Parties from and against any and all claims, damages, liabilities and expenses (including legal fees) arising from breach of these Official Rules. All interpretations of these Official Rules and decisions by the Sponsor are final. No software-generated, robotic, programmed, script, macro or other automated online or text message entries are permitted. In the event of a dispute regarding the identity of the person submitting the online entry, the entry will be deemed to be submitted by the person in whose name the Twitter account is registered. Acceptance of the Prize constitutes permission for the Sponsors and its designees to use, display, distribute and publish the Prize winner’s name, photo, actual or simulated likenesses, and biographical information of the Prize winner and his/her guest, in all media, whether now known or hereafter devised, throughout the universe in perpetuity in connection with this Sweepstakes or for advertising and/or promoting “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire,” the Sponsor and/or its products and/or services, without any compensation or remuneration of any kind unless prohibited by law. Unless prohibited or restricted by law, Sponsor may conduct background checks on potential Prize winners and their guests. Such background checks may include, without limitation, investigation of employment history, criminal or other arrest or conviction record, and any other factor deemed relevant by Sponsor to help ensure that participation in the Sweepstakes by the potential Prize winner and/or his/her guest will not, in Sponsor's sole discretion, reflect unfavorably on Sponsor or any of its affiliates or bring them into public disrepute, contempt, scandal or ridicule or reflect unfavorably on Sponsor. Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, disqualify any potential Prize winner and/or guest based on the results of such background checks. All applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations apply and the Prize winner will be responsible for all federal, state, local and other applicable taxes, and any other payments required in connection with the receipt of the Prize.
THE SWEEPSTAKES AND THESE OFFICIAL RULES SHALL BE INTERPRETTED UNDER THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK WITHOUT REGARD TO ITS CONFLICT OF LAW PRINCIPLES. THE NEW YORK COURTS (STATE AND FEDERAL) SHALL HAVE SOLE JURISDICTION OF ANY CONTROVERSIES REGARDING THE SWEEPSTAKES AND THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK SHALL GOVERN THE SWEEPSTAKES. EACH ENTRANT WAIVES ANY AND ALL OBJECTIONS TO JURISDICTION AND VENUE IN THESE COURTS AND HEREBY SUBMITS TO THE JURISDICTION OF THOSE COURTS. ENTRANTS IRREVOCABLY WAIVE THE RIGHT TO BRING OR JOIN IN ANY CLASS ACTION REGARDING THE SWEEPSTAKES.
The failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any part of these Official Rules is held by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid or unenforceable, that part will be enforced to the maximum extent permitted by law, and the remainder of these Official Rules will remain fully in force.
Limitations of Liability;
Indemnification: By entering the Sweepstakes, all entrants agree to release, indemnify and hold harmless the Released Parties from and against any and all liability, claims or actions of any kind for any injuries, losses or damages of any kind to persons, including death and bodily injury, and property, arising in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, use or misuse of any prize, including participating in this Sweepstakes or in any Sweepstakes-related activity, whether sponsored, held by or paid for by a third party or by Sponsor. Additionally and without limiting the foregoing, the Released Parties are not responsible for late, lost, stolen, incomplete, misdirected, garbled, damaged, delayed or undelivered entries or Tweets; or for any virus contracted by any entrant’s computer through participation in the Sweepstakes, for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by computer or Internet malfunction or interference, tampering, manipulation, weather or natural disaster, acts of war, or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes and assume no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect or delay in operation; or for failed computer, satellite, telephone, wireless or cable transmissions, lines or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed or misdirected transmissions, technical error, theft or destruction or unauthorized access. Released Parties are not responsible for other errors or difficulties of any kind whether human, electronic, computer, network, 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 or text messages, the cancellation or postponement of any event, the announcement of the prizes or in any Sweepstakes-related materials. The Released Parties are not responsible for lost, interrupted or inaccessible or unavailable network, server, wireless service, Internet Service Provider (ISP), website, or other connections or any combination thereof. Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual it suspects of tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes, to be acting in violation of the Official Rules, or to be acting in a unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. Any use of robotic, automatic, macro, programmed or like entry methods or third-party software or website or any other devices which subvert the entry process will void all entries by such methods, and disqualify any entrant using such methods. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS. SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES OR OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON(S) RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ATTEMPT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. If, for any reason, the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned for any reason, including without limitation, by reason of, but not limited to, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, a computer virus or any other causes beyond the control of the Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, or in the event this Sweepstakes is challenged by any legal or regulatory authority, the Sponsor and Administrator reserve the right in their sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes or to disqualify affected entrants without any liability to such entrants. If the Sweepstakes is terminated before the stated expiration date, notice will be posted on the Sponsor’s Twitter account and the Prize may be awarded to a winner to be selected from among all valid, non-suspect Eligible Entries received up until and or after (if applicable) the time of modification, cancellation or termination or in a manner that is fair and equitable as determined by the Sponsor.
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL ANY ENTRANT BE PERMITTED TO OBTAIN AWARDS FOR, AND ENTRANTS HEREBY WAIVE ALL RIGHTS TO CLAIM, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR ANY OTHER DAMAGES WHATSOEVER. IN NO EVENT SHALL SPONSOR BE LIABLE TO ANY ENTRANT OR WINNER FOR DAMAGES THAT EXCEED THE VALUE OF THE PRIZE TO BE AWARDED TO THE INDIVIDUAL ENTRANT IN THIS SWEEPSTAKES. SPONSOR’S FAILURE TO ENFORCE ANY PROVISION IN THESE OFFICIAL RULES WILL NOT BE DEEMED A WAIVER OF SUCH.
IF YOUR ARE UNDER TWENTY-ONE (21) YEARS OF AGE, YOUR PARENT OR LEGAL GUARDIAN FURTHER AGREES TO INDEMNIFY EACH OF THE RELEASED PARTIES FOR ANY LOSSES OR LIABILITY DESCRIBED IN THE PRECEDING PARAGRAPH WHICH MAY BE SUFFERED BY ANY OF THE RELEASED PARTIES.
Request for Name of Prize Winner:
For name of the Prize winner, available after November 18, 2013, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to: HIP GENIUS, “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Twitter Sweepstakes,” 170 Varick Street, 10th Floor, New York, NY 10013. All requests must be received no later than November 25, 2013 and have “Prize Winner” clearly written on the front left-hand corner of the outer envelope.
This Sweepstakes is sponsored by TV Guide Networks, LLC, located at 1800 North Highland Avenue, 7th Floor, Los Angeles, California 90028, and administered by HIP GENIUS, located at 170 Varick Street, 10th Floor, New York, NY 10013.
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