SunSentinel.comShow us your White Hot HEAT spirit SWEEPSTAKESOFFICIAL RULES
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
The submission period for the Sun Sentinel Show us your White Hot HEAT spirit Sweepstakes (the "Promotion") runs from 9:00 AM (ET) on Wednesday, May 15, 2013 to Friday, May 30, 2013 at 9:00 PM (ET)("Submission Period"). The sponsor of this Promotion is SunSentinel.com, 500 East Broward Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33394 ("Sponsor"). This Sweepstakes will be subject to these Official Rules, and by entering, each entrant agrees to abide and be bound by these rules and the decisions of the judges and Sponsor.
1) Eligibility: This Sweepstakes is open to legal U.S. residents residing in the following Florida counties: Broward, Palm Beach or Miami-Dade who are 18 years and older as of the first day of the Sweepstakes Period. Employees (and their immediate family members (defined as spouse, parents, siblings or children) or household members (whether or not related)) of Sun-Sentinel Company, LLC, which owns and operates SunSentinel.com (“Sponsor”) and its parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising agencies, prize providers, promotion contractors and/or public relations companies associated with this Sweepstakes, are not eligible to participate. A potential winner may be requested to provide proof that all eligibility requirements are met as well as proof of ownership of the email address associated with the winning entry. Void where prohibited. This Sweepstakes will be governed and enforced pursuant to Florida law, excluding choice of law provisions.
2) How to Enter: Log on to: www.SunSentinel.com/whitehot (the "Promotion Website") during the Submission Period (9:00 AM (ET) on Wednesday, May 15, 2013 to Friday, May 30, 2013 at 9:00 PM (ET))-, the "enter to win" sweepstakes link and upload a photo of yourself and or friends showing us your White Hot HEAT spirit. You will need to be a registered user of SunSentinel.com to upload your photo. If you already have an account registered on SunSentinel.com, you will be prompted to sign-in when uploading your photo. One winner will be randomly selected from all eligible entries as our winner.
3) Conditions Applicable to All Entries: Only one (1) submission per registered user during promotion. Incomplete entries will be disqualified, and Sponsor is not responsible for entries that are lost, late, deleted, garbled, corrupted, misdelivered, or misdirected. All entries must be received by the close of each Sweepstakes Period. The computer clock of Sponsor’s webmaster is the official timekeeping device of the Sweepstakes. Limit one entry per person; duplicate entries from the same person will be disqualified. Any attempt by any entrant to obtain more than the stated number of entries using multiple/different email addresses, identities, registrations and logins, or any other methods will void such entries and that entrant may be disqualified. Sponsor not responsible for electronic communications that are undeliverable as a result of any form of active or passive filtering of any kind. The use of automated or third party software or web site to register and/or play is prohibited. All received entries become the property of the Sponsor and will not be returned.
4) Submitted Materials: By submitting a Photo, entrant represents and warrants that the Photo submitted: is the original creation of the entrant or that entrant has the right to submit the Photo and grant the rights granted herein, contains no defamatory, threatening, obscene, harassing or otherwise unlawful material and does not violate the intellectual property rights of any third party. Entrant further represents and warrants that no laws were broken in the creation of the Photo. If an entrant breaches any of these representations and warranties, or any of the Official Rules, he or she is solely responsible for injury caused by the breach. Violation of any of these representations and warranties will be cause for disqualification. Entrants agree to indemnify, defend and hold Sponsor harmless against any and all liabilities, losses, damages, claims, debts, investigations, fines, penalties, costs, expenses and settlements (including attorneys' fees and costs of litigation, settlement, judgment, interest and penalties) arising out of or related to a breach of the foregoing representations and warranties. Entries that do not comply with these Official Rules or that otherwise contain prohibited or inappropriate content as determined by the Sponsor, in its sole discretion, will be disqualified and will not be considered for a prize. The Sponsor makes the final determination as to which entries are eligible to take part in this Sweepstakes and may be considered for a prize. Certain entries may be featured from time to time on the Sweepstakes website during the Sweepstakes, in Sponsor’s sole discretion; being selected as a featured Photo does not guarantee selection as a prize winner in the Sweepstakes. Winner grants to Sponsor an irrevocable, world-wide, royalty-free, perpetual license to use their winning Photos, and any ideas contained therein, in any and all media, now known or hereafter devised, in any manner related to the Sweepstakes and/or Sponsor, including but not limited to advertising for Sponsor, without prior notice, approval or compensation. Winner otherwise will retain all rights to their Photo, and the Sponsor’s publication of their Photo will not limit their use and ability to further market the Photo. Each entrant agrees that the Sponsor has no obligation to use or continue using such entrant’s Photo.
5) Winner and Notification: On Friday, May 31 , 2013, at 10:00 a.m. or within a reasonable time thereafter, Sponsor or its designee will choose the winning entry from among all eligible entries. Subject to verification of eligibility, the person whose entry is so drawn will be declared the winner. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries. Sponsor will make all final decisions in any and all issues related to this Sweepstakes, and its decisions will be binding in all respects. Sponsor will attempt to contact potential winner by email. Winner will be disqualified and an alternate winner may be selected by random drawing from among all remaining eligible entries if: (a) winner does not claim his or her prize within 48 hours of the first notification attempt; (b) winner does not fulfill the eligibility requirements; (c) winner does not adhere to the Official Rules; and/or (d) if the prize notification is returned as undeliverable, refused, or declined.
6) Prize and Delivery: Sports Authority gift card. Approximate retail value: $200.00
Winner is solely responsible for any applicable federal, state and local taxes in connection with winner’s prize. Prize substitutions are not allowed, and prize is not transferable. Only Sponsor may elect, at its discretion, to substitute a prize of greater or equal value due to lack of availability for any given reason. Prize is awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied by Sponsor. All expenses not specifically provided for herein are the responsibility of the prize winner. Properly claimed prize will be awarded, but in no event will Sponsor award more prizes than are provided for in these Official Rules. Winners will be required to come to the SunSentinel.com office, located at 333 SW 12th Avenue, Deerfield Beach, Fl. 33342 during regular business hours (9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on business days) to pick up their prize.
Sponsor not responsible for loss, delay or damage in delivery.
7) Other Conditions: Winner may be required to sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility and Release as well as certain tax documents, and, if so, any required documentation must be signed and returned to Sponsor within one week of the date Sponsor sends it to winner. Failure to return such documentation will result in that winner being disqualified, and Sponsor may randomly draw another winner from among all remaining eligible entries.
By entering this Sweepstakes, each entrant agrees to release, waive and hold harmless Sponsor and its affiliates, subsidiaries, parent corporations and advertising and promotional agencies, and all of their officers, directors, shareholders, employees and agents from any and all injuries, claims, damages, losses, costs, or expenses of any kind (including without limitation attorney’s fees) resulting from accessing the Sweepstakes website; submitting an entry or otherwise participating in any aspect of the Sweepstakes; the receipt, ownership or use of any prize awarded; preparing for, participating in or traveling to and/or from any prize-related activity, or; any printing, typographical or other error in these Official Rules or the announcement or offering of any prize. Neither the failure of Sponsor to insist upon or enforce strict performance of any provision of these Official Rules or the failure, delay or omission by Sponsor in exercising any right with respect to any term of these Official 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.
By entering the Sweepstakes, entrants agree that: (a) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or connected with the Sweepstakes, or prize awarded, will be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; (b) any and all claims, judgments and awards will be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering the Sweepstakes but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (c) under no circumstances will any entrant be permitted to obtain any award for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental or consequential damages and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses.
By accepting the prize, each winner agrees, where legal, to allow Sponsor and its agents and licensees to use their names, voices, photographs, likenesses and any information provided on the entry form, in any medium of communication, including advertising, promotional or other purposes, without additional compensation.
8) Internet/Fraud/Tampering: If for any reason this Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, or if this Sweepstakes or any website associated therewith (or any portion thereof) becomes corrupted or does not allow the proper playing of the Sweepstakes and processing of entries in accordance with these rules, or if infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, actions by entrants, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes, in the Sponsor’s sole opinion, corrupts or affects the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, the Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual implicated in such action and/or to cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend this Sweepstakes or any portion thereof. ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE (INCLUDING THE ENTRY SITE) OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES WILL RESULT IN DISQUALIFICATION. Sponsor reserves the right to prohibit any entrant from participating in the Sweepstakes if, at its sole discretion, Sponsor finds that such entrant shows a disregard for, or attempts to circumvent, these Official Rules, or acts: (a) in a manner the Sponsor determines to be not fair or equitable; (b) with an intent to annoy, threaten or harass any other entrant or Sponsor; or (c) in any other disruptive manner. Sponsor assumes no liability for (a) any incorrect or inaccurate entry information, or for any faulty, failed, garbled or jumbled electronic data transmissions; (b) any unauthorized access to, or theft, destruction or alteration of entries at any point in the operation of this Sweepstakes; (c) 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, satellites, servers, computers or providers utilized in any aspect of the operation of the Sweepstakes; or (d) inaccessibility or unavailability of the Internet or the Sweepstakes website or any combination thereof.
9) Winner List: For an Official Winner List, send a request and a self-addressed, stamped envelope to Miami White Hot Heat spirit Sweepstakes, SunSentinel.com, 333 SW 12th Avenue, Deerfield Beach, Fl. 33342. All requests for Winner List must be received by June 30, 2013.
10) Sponsor: Sun-Sentinel Company, LLC, 333 SW 12th Avenue, Deerfield Beach, FL 33442.