GOLF CHANNEL CHOOSE AND PLAY SWEEPSTAKES
Official Rules

October 12, 2015—October 18, 2015

 

PRELIMINARY INFORMATION:  No purchase is necessary to enter the Sweepstakes. A purchase will not improve your chances of winning. Participation in this Sweepstakes is void where prohibited. The Golf Channel Choose and Play Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) will begin on October 12, 2015 at 05:00 A.M. PT and end on October 18, 2015 at 11:59 P.M. PT (“Sweepstakes Period”).  All times in the Sweepstakes refer to Pacific Time (“PT”). Odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible entries received.  Sweepstakes is subject all applicable federal, state and local laws.

 

ELIGIBILITY: Open only to permanent, legal United States (“U.S.”) residents who are physically residing in one (1) of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia (excluding Puerto Rico, Guam, the U.S Virgin Islands and other U.S. territories), and who are eighteen (18) years of age or older as of the start of the Sweepstakes Period.  Officers, directors, and employees of Sweepstakes Entities (as defined below), members of these persons’ immediate families (spouses and/or parents, children, and siblings, and each of their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside), and/or persons living in the same households as these persons (whether or not related thereto) are not eligible to enter or win the Sweepstakes.  Sweepstakes Entities, as referenced herein, shall include Golf Channel, 7580 Golf Channel Dr., Orlando, FL 32819, NBCUniversal Media, LLC, 30 Rockefeller Plaza, New York, NY 10112 (collectively, “Sponsors”), and each of their respective parent, subsidiary, and affiliate companies, and administrative, advertising, and promotion agencies, and any other entity involved in the development, administration, promotion, or implementation of the Sweepstakes.

 

ENTRY AND WINNER SELECTION: During the Sweepstakes Period, go to the @ChooseAndPlay.TeeBox Instagram handle by searching “ChooseandPlay.teebox”. Then, you will be required to choose the correct golf club to play with. If you choose the correct club, you will be taken to another Instagram handle. If you choose incorrectly, you will have to choose again to get to the second handle. You must choose the correct club three (3) times in a row to end up at the final Instagram handle, @Play. Once at the @Play.Wedge Instagram handle, leave a comment telling us who you believe will win the Fry’s.com open. (“Entry”).  Entry must be on the @Play.Wedge Instagram handle.

 

Limit one (1) Entry per person/email address, during the Sweepstakes Period. Multiple Entries received from any person or email address or Instagram account beyond this limit will void all such additional Entries. Entries must be received before October 18, 2015 at 11:59pm PT to be eligible for the Sweepstakes. Sponsors’ computer shall be the official timekeeper for all matters related to this Sweepstakes.  Entries generated by a script, macro, or other automated means will be disqualified.  Entries that are incomplete, garbled, corrupted, or unintelligible for any reason, including, but not limited to, computer or network malfunction or congestion, are void and will not be accepted.  In case of a dispute over the identity of an entrant, the authorized account holder of the email address or the Instagram account, as applicable, used to enter will be deemed to be the entrant. “Authorized account holder” of an Instagram account is defined as the person assigned to the Instagram account by the Instagram website. Entry constitutes permission (except where prohibited by law) to use entrant’s name, Instagram user name, city, state, likeness, image, and/or voice for purposes of advertising, promotion, and publicity in any and all media now or hereafter known, throughout the world in perpetuity, without additional compensation, notification, permission, or approval. 

 

WINNER SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION: On or about October 18, 2015, seventeen (17) potential winners (“Winners”, each a “Winner”), and one (1) grand prize winner (“Grand Prize Winner”) will be selected in a random drawing by representatives of Sponsors from all eligible Entries received during the Sweepstakes Period. Sponsors may share potential Winner’s name and contact information with Sweepstakes Entities and/or any prize provider, as applicable, if necessary. Sponsors will make two (2) attempts to notify potential Winner at the phone number and/or email address submitted at the time of Entry, or by leaving a comment with contact instructions on such Winner’s Photo on Instagram (if applicable). Potential Winner(s) may be required to execute and return an affidavit of eligibility, release of liability, and, except where prohibited, publicity release (collectively, “Sweepstakes Documents”) within ten (10) days of such notification.  Noncompliance within this time period will result in disqualification, and, at Sponsors’ sole discretion an alternate potential Winner may be selected from the remaining eligible Entries. If a potential Winner cannot be reached, is found to be ineligible, cannot or does not comply with these Official Rules, or if prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, such potential Winner will be disqualified and time permitting, at Sponsors’ sole discretion, an alternate potential Winner may be selected from the remaining eligible Entries.

 

PRIZE:  There will be seventeen (17) prizes awarded (“Prizes”, each a “Prize”); one (1) Prize to each Winner. Each Prize consists of the following: one (1) American Express gift cards valued at one-hundred ($100.00) USD. There will be one (1) grand prize (“Grand Prize”) awarded to the Grand Prize Winner. Grand Prize consists of: one (1) a one-hundred ($100.00) UDS American Express gift card; and a golf foursome credit from GolfNow (valued at one hundred and sixty dollars ($160).  Grand Prize is subject to certain terms and conditions. Restrictions apply.  

 

 

The Estimated Retail Value (“ERV”) of each Prize is one-hundred dollars ($100.00). The ERV of the Grand Prize prize is two hundred and sixty dollars ($260.00).  ERV of all Prizes is one thousand nine hundred and sixty dollars. ($1,960.00).

 

Grand Prize and Prizes will be referred to herein as “Prize” or “Prizes”.

 

Sponsors will determine all details of Prize in their sole discretion.  Sponsors reserve the right to substitute Prize (or portion thereof) with a similar prize (or prize element) of comparable or greater value. All taxes and other expenses, costs, or fees associated with the acceptance and/or use of Prize are the sole responsibility of Winner. Prize cannot be transferred by Winner or redeemed for cash and is valid only for the items detailed above, with no substitution of Prize by Winner. If Prize is unclaimed within a reasonable time after notification from Sponsors, as determined by Sponsors in their sole discretion, it will be forfeited, and time permitting, an alternate Winner may be selected from the remaining eligible entries at Sponsors’ sole discretion. 

 

Sponsor will contact winner via Instagram direct message on or around October 19, 2015.

 

CONDITIONS: By entering the Sweepstakes, each Entrant agrees for Entrant and for Entrant’s heirs, executors, and administrators (a) to release and hold harmless Sweepstakes Entities and each of their respective officers, directors, and employees (collectively, “Released Parties”) from any liability, illness, injury, death, loss, litigation, or damage that may occur, directly or indirectly, whether caused by negligence or not, from such Entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes and/or his/her acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of Prize or any portion thereof (including any travel related thereto); (b) to indemnify Released Parties from any and all liability resulting or arising from the Sweepstakes and to hereby acknowledge that Released Parties 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 Prize, including express warranties provided exclusively by Prize supplier that are sent along with Prize; (c) if selected as a Winner, to the posting of such entrant’s name on Website and the use by Released Parties of such name, voice, image, and/or likeness for publicity, promotional, and advertising purposes in any and all media now or hereafter known, throughout the world in perpetuity, without additional compensation, notification, permission, or approval, and, upon request, to the giving of consent, in writing, to such use; and (d) to be bound by these Official Rules and to waive any right to claim any ambiguity or error therein or in the Sweepstakes itself, and to be bound by all decisions of the Sponsors, which are binding and final; and (e) to follow all applicable local, state, and federal rules and regulations while participating in the Sweepstakes, including, but not limited to, traffic and public safety rules and laws.Failure to comply with these conditions may result in disqualification from the Sweepstakes at Sponsors’ sole discretion.

 

ADDITIONAL TERMS: Sponsors reserve the right to permanently disqualify from any promotion any person they believe has intentionally, recklessly, or by gross negligence violated these Official Rules.  Any attempt to deliberately damage the Sweepstakes or the operation thereof is unlawful and subject to legal action by Sponsors, who may seek damages to the fullest extent permitted by law. The failure of Sponsors to comply with any provision of these Official Rules due to an act of God, hurricane, war, fire, riot, earthquake, terrorism, act of public enemies, actions of governmental authorities outside of the control of Sponsors (excepting compliance with applicable codes and regulations), or other “force majeure” event will not be considered a breach of these Official Rules.  Released Parties assume no responsibility for any injury or damage to Entrants’ or to any other person’s computer relating to or resulting from entering or downloading materials or software in connection with the Sweepstakes. Released Parties are not responsible for telecommunications, network, electronic, technical, or computer failures of any kind; for inaccurate transcription of entry information; for errors in any promotional or marketing materials or in these Official Rules; for any human or electronic error; or for entries that are stolen, misdirected, garbled, delayed, lost, late, damaged, or returned. Sponsors reserve the right to cancel, modify, or suspend the Sweepstakes or any element thereof (including, without limitation, these Official Rules) without notice in any manner and for any reason (including, without limitation, in the event of any unanticipated occurrence that is not fully addressed in these Official Rules).  In the event of cancellation, modification, or suspension, Sponsors reserve the right to select Winners in a random drawing from among all eligible, non-suspect entries received prior to the time of the event warranting such cancellation, modification, or suspension.  Notice of such cancellation, modification, or suspension will be posted at Website.  Sponsors may prohibit any Entrant or potential Entrant from participating in the Sweepstakes, if such Entrant or potential Entrant shows a disregard for these Official Rules; acts with an intent to annoy, abuse, threaten, or harass any other entrant, Sponsors, or Sponsors’ agents or representatives; or behaves in any other disruptive manner (as determined by Sponsors in their sole discretion).  Sponsorsreserve the right to modify these rules for clarification purposes without materially affecting the terms and conditions of the Sweepstakes.

 

DISPUTE RESOLUTION: The Sweepstakes is governed by, and will be construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of ARIZONA, and the forum and venue for any dispute shall be in ARIZONA. If THE controversy or claim is not otherwise resolved through direct discussions or mediation, it shall THEN be resolved by FINAL AND binding arbitration administered by JUDICIAL ARBITRATION AND MEDIATION SERVICES, INC., in accordance with its Streamlined Arbitration Rules and Procedures or subsequent versions thereof (“JAMS Rules”).  The JAMS Rules for selection of an arbitrator shall be followed, except that the arbitrator shall be experienced and licensed to practice law in arizona.  All proceedings brought pursuant to this paragraph will be conducted in arizona.  THE REMEDY FOR ANY CLAIM SHALL BE LIMITED TO ACTUAL DAMAGES, AND IN NO EVENT SHALL ANY PARTY BE ENTITLED TO RECOVER PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, INCLUDING ATTORNEY’S FEES OR OTHER SUCH RELATED COSTS OF BRINGING A CLAIM, OR TO RESCIND THIS AGREEMENT OR SEEK INJUNCTIVE OR ANY OTHER EQUITABLE RELIEF.

 

WINNER ANNOUNCEMENT: For the names of the winners, available after October 31, 2015, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to be received by November 15, 2015 to: Golf Channel Play Frys.com Open Sweepstakes, Golf Channel Attn: Consumer Promotions 7556 Golf Channel Drive Orlando, FL 32819.