US Youth Soccer/Degree® Jersey Giveaway
OFFICIAL RULES - NO PURCHASE NECESSARY.
ELIGIBILITY: The US Youth Soccer/Degree Jersey Giveaway ("Sweepstakes") is open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia, age 18 or older at the time of entry, who are members in good standing with their state association of US Youth Soccer ("USYS") as of 4/1/12. Members in good standing are listed in the club directory at www.USYouthSoccer.org ("Sweepstakes Site"). Void where prohibited by law. Employees of US Youth Soccer (the "Sponsor"), its affiliates, subsidiaries, dealers, distributors, retailers, advertising and production agencies, Unilever, Sweepstakes Consulting, LLC, and their immediate families and those living in the same household are not eligible. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply.
TIMING: Sweepstakes begins at 12:01 am (all times Central Time) on 4/1/12 and ends at 11:59 pm on 6/30/12 ("Sweepstakes Period").
HOW TO ENTER: Visit www.USYouthSoccer.org to register and enter the Sweepstakes. On the Sweepstakes Site entrants will be asked for their full name, age, mailing address, phone number, email address, club name, team age group and team gender. Entrants will also be required to explain in 100 words or less why the team named should win a prize. Sponsor and agents do not sell/solicit personal data to other businesses. Limit of one entry per person or e-mail address during the Sweepstakes Period. Online entrants must be the authorized account holder of the email account from which the entry is made. Entries generated by script, macro or other automated or mechanical means will be void. Sponsor will collect information from entrants solely for the purpose of notifying winners and awarding prizes, unless entrant indicates that he/she would like to receive additional information from Sponsor. Once submitted, all entries become the sole property of the Sponsor.
PRIZES and approximate retail value ("ARV"): a set of 16 jerseys for a kids’ soccer team up to age 12 years old ($106.00 per set). A total of 2,734 girl team prizes and 2,734 boy team prizes will be awarded. Total ARV of all prizes: $579,608. Any expenses not mentioned above are the winner’s responsibility. No substitution for prizes except as may be necessary due to unavailability, in which case a prize of equal or greater value will be awarded at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Prize is not transferable or redeemable for cash. Taxes are the winner’s responsibility. Limit of one prize per team. Odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible entries received. Prize suppliers/manufacturers are not affiliated with the sponsorship, endorsement, administration or responsibility for this Sweepstakes. No sponsorship, endorsement, approval or responsibility for this Sweepstakes by prize suppliers/manufacturers is intended or implied.
DRAWING/WINNER NOTIFICATION: A minimum of 25 prizes will be awarded per state. If an insufficient number of entries are received from any one state, the balance of prizes will be awarded from among all remaining eligible entries. A judging panel from US Youth Soccer will evaluate remaining eligible entries and award based on entrants 100 word summary. Winners will be selected on or about 7/16/12 by Sponsor, whose decisions are final on all matters relating to the Sweepstakes. Winners will be notified via email and will be required to reply via email or fax within seven (7) days of the notification date to acknowledge prize acceptance and confirm prize shipping address or prize will be awarded to an alternate winner. Failure to comply with this requirement for any reason or return of prize notification as undeliverable will result in forfeiture of prize. Acceptance of any prize shall constitute and signify the winner’s agreement and consent that Sponsor may use the winner’s name, address (city, state), likeness, and/or prize information for promotional purposes worldwide, including the internet, without limitation and without further payment or consideration, except where prohibited by law. Winners can expect to receive their prize via mail within 6 to 8 weeks.
GENERAL CONDITIONS: By entering Sweepstakes, participants agree to be bound by these Official Rules. If, for any reason, the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned by reason of tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes which, in the sole opinion of the Sponsor, may corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes, and select the winners for the Sweepstakes, from the entries received prior to the action taken or in other such manner as deemed fair and appropriate by Sponsor. Participants, by participating in this Sweepstakes, hereby waive and release, and agree to hold harmless the Sponsor, Unilever, their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, distributors, advertising and promotion agencies, and all of their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents, from and against, any and all rights, claims and causes of action whatsoever that they may have, or which may arise, against any of them for any liability for any matter, cause or thing whatsoever, including but not limited to any injury, loss, damage, whether direct, compensatory, incidental or consequential, to person, including death and property, arising in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from their acceptance, possession, use or misuse of, or inability to use the prize in the Sweepstakes, or their participation in the Sweepstakes, or their participation in any Sweepstakes or prize related activity. Winner also further acknowledges that Sponsor, its affiliates, subsidiaries, employees, officers, directors, and promotion and advertising agencies have neither made, nor are in any manner responsible or liable for, any warranty, representation or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law relative to any prize for this Sweepstakes including but not limited to quality, condition or fitness for a particular purpose. Sponsor and its agents are not responsible for lost, late, misdirected, damaged, incomplete, altered or illegible entries, or Internet technical, hardware, software, telephone, or transmission failures of any kind, which may limit a person’s ability to enter the Sweepstakes. Sponsor and its agents are not responsible for any injury or damage to entrants’ or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from entering or downloading any materials in the Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right to cancel or suspend advertising the Sweepstakes on the Internet should a computer virus, unauthorized intervention or other cause corrupt the integrity or proper conduct of the promotion. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any entrant found to be disrupting the operation of the Sweepstakes or its web site.
RULES/WINNERS LIST: For a copy of the complete rules or a list of winners, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to: US Youth Soccer/Degree Jersey Giveaway (specify Rules or Winners List), 9220 World Cup Way, Frisco, TX 75033.
SPONSOR: US Youth Soccer, 9220 World Cup Way, Frisco, TX 75033.