Maxim’s Spartan Race Sweepstakes
NO PURCHASE, CONTRIBUTION OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED. Maxim’s Spartan Race Sweepstakes (this “Sweepstakes”) begins at 12:00:01 AM Eastern Time on February 17, 2014 and ends at 11:59:59 PM Eastern Time on March 31, 2014 (the “Sweepstakes Period”). Alpha Media Group Inc. (“AMG”) may, in its sole discretion, extend the end date of the Sweepstakes Period.
ELIGIBILITY. This Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia, (the “Eligibility Area”) who are twenty-one (21) years of age or older at the time of entry and meet the Athletic Ability Criteria designated below. Only individuals may enter; no entry form from any corporation or other entity shall be accepted. This Sweepstakes is VOID outside of the Eligibility Area and where otherwise taxed, prohibited or restricted. Employees, officers and directors of AMG, its parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising, promotions, and marketing agencies, public relations firms, consultants and contractors (collectively, the “Released Parties”), their immediate families (defined as spouse, child, sibling, parent or grandparent) and those living in their same households are not eligible to participate in this Sweepstakes. By participating, entrants: (1) agree to these Official Rules, and the decisions of AMG, which shall be binding and final in all respects; (2) acknowledge that AMG has not made and/or is in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation, or guarantee, expressed or implied, in fact or in law, relating to any prize; and (3) warrant that he/she is eligible to participate in this Sweepstakes.
ATHLETIC ABILITY CRITERIA. In order to participate, each entrant must be physically able to complete a four mile course over uneven terrain and participate in obstacles which may involve lifting heavy objects, swimming, crawling, climbing, or other strenuous activity. Entrants must also be able (and if selected as a Grand Prize Winner will be required to swear under oath his or her ability) to do all of the following: run five consecutive miles without stopping in an average of 10 minutes/mile; complete an unaided pullup/chinup; have been moderately working out with weights and/or cardiovascular exercise at least 3 times/week on average for the 6 weeks prior to the Event; be under no medical restrictions or have any condition (physical or mental) which a reasonable layperson or medical professional would deem unsafe to participate in the Event (described below).
HOW TO ENTER. To enter this Sweepstakes, go to www.maxim.com/spartanrace to reach the official entry form. Fill in your name, home address, e-mail address, daytime phone number and date of birth, and other information required there and hit the SUBMIT button. No purchase required to enter or win. Online entries must be received by 11:59:59 PM Eastern Time on March 31, 2014 to be eligible. Entries received by AMG after the end of the Sweepstakes Period will be discarded and deemed void. No changes to any entry information will be permitted once submitted. No mechanically reproduced entries are permitted. All entries become the property of AMG and will not be acknowledged or returned. LIMIT ONE ENTRY PER PERSON PER HOUSEHOLD, PER VALID EMAIL ADDRESS.
In the event of a dispute as to any entry, registration or submission, the authorized account holder of the e-mail address used to register and associated with the entry will be deemed to be the registrant and s/he must be eligible according to these Official Rules. The “authorized account holder” is the natural person assigned an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted address. Proof of being the authorized account holder may be required.
PRIZE(S); ODDS OF WINNING. Two (2) different Grand Prize winners will each be awarded one (1), two day/one night trip to participate in the Tri-State Spartan Sprint to be held on June 1, 2014 at the Tuxedo Ridge Ski Center in Tuxedo Park, New York (the “Grand Prize”) a race wholly owned and produced by Spartan Race[Info: http://www.spartanrace.com/tristate-obstacle-racing-spartan-sprint-2014.... (the “Event”). Each Grand Prize includes the following with travel details and itinerary in the sole and absolute discretion of AMG: roundtrip coach airfare for one (1) person to New York City, ground transportation to and from NYC-area airport and hotel as well as from hotel and Event, accommodations for one (1) night (single room/ single occupancy) and one (1) registration to participate in the Event (total approximate retail value of one Grand Prize : $600; of all prizes, $1200). Each Grand Prize winner must be twenty-one (21) years of age or older at the time of Sweepstakes entry and must depart from the major airport closest to the winner’s home. If a Grand Prize winner lives within 250 miles of Tuxedo Park, New York, that Grand Prize will not include air transportation and the Grand Prize winner will receive a $250.00 Visa Gift Card for transportation-related travel expenses in lieu of air transportation and no other substitution or compensation will be provided in lieu thereof. Trip must be taken on or around June 1, 2014 or the trip will be forfeited in its entirety, and no substitution or cash equivalent will be offered. The Released Parties shall not be responsible or liable for a Grand Prize winner’s inability or failure to utilize the prize.
All expenses not specified above, including, but not limited to meals, beverages, mini-bar, souvenirs, gratuities, insurance, transfer fees, personal services, incidentals, costumes, etc., are the sole responsibility of each Grand Prize winner. All trip reservations and accommodations will be as designated by AMG, and are subject to black-out dates and availability. Each Grand Prize winner must possess required photo identification documents necessary for travel prior to ticketing. Certain travel restrictions and black-out dates may apply. The Released Parties are not responsible for any travel delays or difficulty, lost, stolen or damaged baggage, or for any cancellation or rescheduling of any of the scheduled activities, or events for any reason including weather or changes of schedule. If travel delays or difficulty prevent arrival in time for any or all elements of trip, AMG is not responsible for awarding any compensation in lieu thereof. Prizes may not be combined with any other offer. Winners will be responsible for all applicable taxes, fees, and/or any other expenses associated with acceptance and/or taking delivery of the prizes. Prizes are not redeemable for cash, and no substitution, assignment or transfer of any prize will be permitted, except that AMG reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to substitute any prize with either the cash value of the prize that would have been awarded, or a prize of equal or greater value. Odds of winning are determined by and depend upon the total number of eligible entries received. A purchase will not improve your chances of winning.
WINNER SELECTION. Winners will be chosen by random drawing on or about April 7, 2014 by AMG from among the total number of eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period. The Grand Prize is subject to verification and will be awarded upon winner validation and verification by AMG. The potential winners will be notified by electronic mail (and if telephone number is provided by entrant, followup phone call) on or about April 7, 2014. If an initially selected winner is ineligible, cannot be contacted after two (2) attempts by AMG, or fails to complete and return any required documents to AMG within two (2) days of receipt of the documents, the prize will be forfeited and an alternate potential winner will be selected from all eligible entries, time permitting. Each potential prize winner will be required to sign and return a notarized Affidavit of Eligibility/Compliance (including his/her Social Security Number if required for tax reporting purposes) and a Liability/Publicity Release, as allowed by law, within two (2) days of receipt of the documents or his/her prize will be forfeited, and an alternate potential prize winner will be selected at random from the remaining eligible entries. Winners will also be required to comply with all rules and regulations of the Event (including for example and not limitation, executing any liability release the Event requires) and AMG shall have no liability if the Event producers in their sole and exclusive discretion refuse to register winners for any reason or no reason. Limit one (1) prize per winning household.
GENERAL CONDITIONS. Where permitted by law, each winner grants AMG and its designees the right to use and publish his/her proper name and state of residence in connection with this Sweepstakes. Acceptance of any prize also constitutes permission for AMG and its subsidiaries and affiliates to use any prize winner’s name, likeness, comments, and/or biographical information for advertising, trade, publicity and promotional purposes in any media now known or hereafter devised without review, notification, approval, or compensation, unless otherwise prohibited by law.
DISQUALIFICATION. The use of robotic, automatic, macro, programmed or like methods (including, without limitation, the use of any promotion/sweepstakes subscription, notification, entry or like sites or services that offers sweepstakes entry services “on behalf of” entrant) is strictly prohibited. Any false information provided by any entrant concerning his/her identity or mailing address or any non-compliance by an entrant with these Officials Rules may result in the immediate disqualification of the entrant from this Sweepstakes. Persons found tampering with or abusing any aspect of this Sweepstakes, as determined by AMG will be disqualified. If disqualified, AMG reserves the right to terminate the entrant’s eligibility to participate in this and future promotions and sweepstakes of AMG or any of its subsidiaries or affiliates. ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS. SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, AMG RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. In the event any portion of this Sweepstakes is compromised by any non-authorized human intervention, action of entrants, or other causes beyond the control of AMG which, in the opinion of AMG, corrupt or impair the integrity, administration, security, or operation of this Sweepstakes, AMG reserves the right, at its discretion, to suspend or terminate the Sweepstakes and award the Grand Prize from all eligible entries received prior to the action or compromise giving rise to the suspension or termination of this Sweepstakes.
DISCLAIMER; LIMITATION OF LIABILITY. THE RELEASED PARTIES ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR: (1) ANY TYPOGRAPHICAL OR PRINTING ERRORS; (2) LATE, LOST, ILLEGIBLE, INCOMPLETE, STOLEN, MISDIRECTED, OR POSTAGE-DUE MAIL OR ENTRIES; (3) INCORRECT OR INACCURATE ENTRY INFORMATION, WHETHER CAUSED BY ANY OF THE EQUIPMENT OR PROGRAMMING ASSOCIATED WITH OR UTILIZED IN THIS SWEEPSTAKES OR BY ANY HUMAN ERROR WHICH MAY OCCUR IN THE PROCESSING OF THE ENTRIES IN THIS SWEEPSTAKES; (4) ANY TECHNICAL ERRORS INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, TECHNICAL MALFUNCTION OF ANY TELEPHONE NETWORK OR LINES, COMPUTER ONLINE SYSTEMS, SERVERS, OR PROVIDERS, COMPUTER EQUIPMENT, SOFTWARE, FAILURE OF ANY E-MAIL ON ACCOUNT OF TECHNICAL PROBLEMS OR TRAFFIC CONGESTION ON THE INTERNET OR AT ANY WEBSITE, OR ANY COMBINATION THEREOF; OR (5) ANY OTHER ERRORS IN THE ADMINISTRATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES. IN NO EVENT WILL THE RELEASED PARTIES BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, EXEMPLARY, EXPECTATION, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF THIS SWEEPSTAKES, ANY ACCEPTANCE, POSSESSION, USE OR MISUSE OF THE GRAND PRIZE AWARDED IN CONNECTION WITH THIS SWEEPSTAKES, OR CLAIMS BASED ON PUBLICITY RIGHTS, INVASION OF PRIVACY, OR INJURY TO PERSON OR PROPERTY.
RELEASE. By participating in this Sweepstakes, entrants release and hold the Released Parties harmless from any and all liability, claims or actions of any kind whatsoever arising out of participation in this Sweepstakes, for injuries, damages or losses to persons (including death) and property which may be sustained in connection with the receipt, possession, use or misuse of the prize, or arising out of participation in this Sweepstakes, or while preparing for, participating in, and/or traveling to and from any prize-related activity. The Released Parties expressly disclaim any responsibility or liability for injury or loss to any person or property relating to the delivery of, subsequent use of, and/or participation in the prize awarded. Except where prohibited, each entrant agrees that any and all disputes which cannot be resolved between or among the parties and any claims or causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, any prize awarded, or the determination of winners shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action. This indemnification and release section survives expiration of the Sweepstakes Period
DISPUTES; BINDING ARBITRATION. The parties hereby waive their rights to trial by jury in any action or proceeding instituted in connection with these Official Rules and/or this Sweepstakes. Any controversy or claim arising out of or relating to these Official Rules and/or this Sweepstakes shall be settled by binding arbitration in accordance with the commercial arbitration rules of the American Arbitration Association. Any such controversy or claim shall be arbitrated on an individual basis, and shall not be consolidated in any arbitration with any claim or controversy of any other party. The arbitration shall be conducted in New York, New York, and judgment on the arbitration award may be entered into any court having jurisdiction thereof. Should there be a conflict between the laws of the State of New York and any other laws, the conflict will be resolved in favor of the laws of the State of New York. Any and all disputes that arise relating to this Sweepstakes must be filed within one (1) year from the date that the winner(s) is announced.
GENERAL INFORMATION. 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. AMG reserves the right to terminate, change or amend this Sweepstakes or these Official Rules at any time, for any reason.
OFFICIAL RULES; LIST OF WINNERS: For a copy of these Official Rules or a list of the winners, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: Maxim’s Spartan Race Sweepstakes, c/o Alpha Media Group Inc., 415 Madison Avenue, 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10017 by October 31, 2014. Residents of VT may omit return postage.
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