UNITED STATES TENNIS ASSOCIATION INCORPORATED
USTA FLEX LEAGUES WINTER/SPRING 2013 SWEEPSTAKES
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS SWEEPSTAKES. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. OPEN TO ALL RESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES, THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA AND PUERTO RICO. ENTRANTS MUST BE AT LEAST 18 YEARS OF AGE AT THE TIME OF ENTRY. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.
HOW TO ENTER.
Registrants: Residents of the United States, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico who register online at ustaflex.com to participate in a United States Tennis Association Incorporated ("USTA") Flex League between January 1, 2013 and July 2, 2013 will automatically be entered into the USTA Flex Leagues Winter/Spring 2013 Sweepstakes (the "Sweepstakes").
Mail-in Entry: In addition, residents of the United States, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico may enter the Sweepstakes by sending a postcard or letter containing their name, address, date of birth, telephone number and email address to United States Tennis Association Incorporated, 70 West Red Oak Lane, White Plains, New York, 10604 Attn: USTA Flex Leagues Winter/Spring 2013 Sweepstakes Entry. Such mail-in entry must be postmarked on or before July 2, 2013 and received on or before July 8, 2013.
Only one (1) entry per person, regardless of the method of entry. Registering for more than one (1) USTA Flex League will not entitle the participant to more than one (1) Sweepstakes entry. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A purchase will not increase your chances of winning.
ELIGIBILITY. The Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of the United States, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico who (i) are 18 years of age or older and (ii) register for a USTA Flex League between January 1, 2013 and July 2, 2013 or submit a mail-in entry postmarked by July 2, 2013 and received by July 8, 2013. Employees, officers and directors of the USTA and any other agencies or entities involved with this Sweepstakes and each of their respective subsidiaries, affiliates, parent companies, sales representatives, agents, and advertising and promotion agencies, the immediate family members of such employees, officers and directors (meaning parents, siblings, children, and spouse and their respective spouses) and/or those residing in the same household (whether related or not) of such employees, officers and directors, are not eligible to enter or win. By participating in this Sweepstakes, participants agree to be bound by these Official Rules. The USTA reserves the right to disqualify from this Sweepstakes any person it believes has intentionally violated these Rules.
DRAWING; ODDS. On or about July 9, 2013, winners will be selected in a random drawing from among all eligible entries received. The drawing will be conducted by the USTA, whose decisions will be final and binding in all respects. Odds of winning depend upon the total number of eligible entries received.
PRIZES. One (1) Grand Prize: One (1) Grand Prize Winner will receive a trip for two (2) to Flushing, New York for Grand Prize Winner and one (1) guest to attend the 2013 US Open currently scheduled to take place between August 26, 2013 and September 8, 2013. Trip includes roundtrip economy class air transportation for Grand Prize Winner and one (1) guest to a New York City area airport from a major commercial airport near Grand Prize Winner’s residence; two (2) nights’ standard hotel accommodations (standard room, double occupancy; two (2) tickets to two sessions of the 2013 US Open (dates, sessions and seat locations to be determined by Sponsor in its discretion); ground transportation for the Grand Prize Winner and guest from the airport to the hotel in New York and back to the airport; and a $250.00 US Open gift card to be used for food and/or souvenirs. Approximate retail value ("ARV") of Grand Prize: $2,000.00. Actual value will depend on point of departure and any airfare fluctuations.
Air transportation provided only if Grand Prize Winner resides at least 100 miles from Flushing, NY. Grand Prize Winner and his/her guest must take air travel on same itinerary and must travel on dates specified by the USTA. Lost or stolen tickets, travel vouchers or certificates will not be replaced. Once booked, no change, extension, or substitution of trip dates is permitted, except by the USTA at its discretion. In the event the ticketed session(s) or US Open is postponed or cancelled for any reason, no compensation or substitution will be provided for that portion of the Grand Prize, and USTA will have no further obligation to Grand Prize winner. Tickets are subject to certain terms and conditions specified by issuer. Grand Prize winner and guest agree to comply with all venue rules and regulations. Failure to do so may result in forfeiture of such portion of prize. If Grand Prize Winner is from a jurisdiction that deems him/her to be a minor, he/she must be accompanied during all aspects of the Grand Prize trip by his/her parent/legal guardian, and such person must pay his/her own expenses unless deemed to be the allotted guest. If the Grand Prize Winner is at least twenty-one (21) years old, the Grand Prize Winner may be accompanied during the Grand Prize trip by a guest who is under the age of majority if: (a) the parent or legal guardian of the guest has executed an Authorization Form, giving consent, a Liability Release and, where legal, a Publicity Release, on the guest’s behalf; and (b) the USTA, in its sole discretion, has granted its approval. In all cases, the Grand Prize Winner’s guest or the parent/legal guardian of any guest who is a minor in his or her state of residence will be required to sign a Liability and Publicity Release (except where prohibited by law). The USTA reserves the right to request proof of guest’s age, parenthood or guardianship, and a Grand Prize Winner will be deemed to have forfeited the Grand Prize if the USTA, in its sole discretion, finds that the proof is unsatisfactory. Grand Prize Winner and guest are responsible for obtaining all necessary and required travel documents.
One (1) First Prize: One (1) First Prize Winner will receive a tablet computer. ARV: $500.00
Two (2) Second Prizes: Two (2) Second Prize Winners will each receive a $400.00 gift certificate redeemable at Tennis Warehouse. ARV of each Second Prize: $400.00. Total ARV of all Second Prizes: $800.00.
Three (3) Third Prizes: Three (3) Third Prize Winners will each receive a $300.00 gift certificate redeemable at Tennis Warehouse. ARV of each Third Prize: $300.00. Total ARV of all Third Prizes: $900.00.
Four (4) Fourth Prizes: Four (4) Third Prize Winners will each receive a $150.00 gift certificate redeemable at Tennis Warehouse. ARV of each Third Prize: $150.00. Total ARV of all Fourth Prizes: $600.00.
Total ARV of all Prizes: $4,800.00.
Each prize winner is solely responsible for all other expenses not specifically set forth herein, including but not limited to, all applicable federal, state and local taxes and other incidental expenses.
WINNER NOTIFICATION. The selected Grand Prize Winner will be contacted by phone and/or email within two (2) days of being selected. To be confirmed a winner, the potential Grand Prize Winner will be required to complete and sign an Affidavit of Eligibility, a Liability Release and, where legal, a Publicity Release, and any other documentation that USTA may require, and to see to it that USTA is in receipt of these documents within fourteen (14) days of having received the same. If a selected Grand Prize Winner is a minor in his/her state of residence at the time he/she is asked to sign these documents, the minor’s parent or legal guardian also will be required to sign these documents. Other potential prize winners may be notified to confirm eligibility. Prizes will be sent to First, Second, Third and Fourth Prize Winners within thirty (30) days following July 7,9, 2013. If a prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, in the event of noncompliance with these Official Rules, if all required documents are not executed and returned within the specified time period or if Sponsor is unable to contact a potential winner within a reasonable time period, prize will be forfeited and, at Sponsor’s discretion, awarded to an alternate winner. By accepting a prize, each winner agrees to accept the prize in the manner set forth by the USTA. Each winner is responsible for all applicable federal, state, and local taxes on prize. Winners are advised to seek independent counsel regarding the tax implications of their respective prize winnings. The USTA, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value if an advertised prize is unavailable. Prizes are not transferable, assignable or redeemable for cash.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS. By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and by the decisions of the USTA, which shall be final and binding in all respects. By participating in the Sweepstakes, each entrant (and parent/legal guardian if entrant is a minor) and his/her heirs and executors release and hold harmless the USTA, USTA National Tennis Center Incorporated, the city of New York and each of their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, dealers, agents and contractors and the owners, shareholders, directors, officers, employees, contractors, agents, volunteers or representatives of any of the above organizations (the "Releasees") from any and all liability arising from or relating to the Sweepstakes and or use, misuse, nonuse, acceptance or possession of any prize awarded, including, but not limited to, liability for personal injury, death, property damage or loss of any kind or for any claims based on right of publicity/right of privacy. The Releasees do not make any warranty, representation or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to the use of any prize, including, without limitation, quality, merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. By accepting prize, winner understands and assumes all related risks. The Releasees accept no responsibility for any additional expenses, omissions, delays or acts of any government or authority. The USTA reserves the right to modify this Sweepstakes in any way it deems necessary or appropriate. Except where prohibited, by accepting prize, each winner grants the USTA the right to use and publish his/her photograph, likeness, name, city and state of residence and/or likeness for advertising and promotional purposes in any media in connection with the sweepstakes without limitation and without additional compensation.
OTHER. The Releasees are not responsible for technical, hardware, software, telephone or other communications malfunctions, errors or failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, web site, Internet, or ISP availability, unauthorized human intervention, traffic congestion, incomplete or inaccurate capture of entry information (regardless of cause) or failed, incomplete, garbled, jumbled or delayed computer transmissions which may limit one's ability to enter the Sweepstakes, including any injury or damage to participant’s or any other person’s computer relating to or resulting from participating in this Sweepstakes or downloading any materials in this Sweepstakes. The Releasees are not responsible for lost, late, stolen, illegible, incomplete, misdirected, damaged or destroyed entries or for lost, interrupted or unavailable network, server or other connections, miscommunications, failed phone or computer hardware or software or telephone transmissions or technical failures, garbled or jumbled transmissions or other errors of any kind, whether human, mechanical or electronic, including, without limitation, the incorrect or inaccurate capture of entry information online. Registration material/data that has been tampered with or altered is void. If for any reason (including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other cause), the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes is corrupted or affected such that this Sweepstakes is not capable of being conducted as described in these Official Rules, the USTA shall have the right, at its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes or to select winners at random from among all valid entries received up to such time of cancellation, termination, or suspension. ANY ATTEMPT BY ANY PERSON TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE WEB SITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES IS IN VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS, AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE USTA RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK REMEDIES AND DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ATTEMPT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, INCLUDING CRIMINAL PROSECUTION.
WINNERS LIST REQUESTS. For a copy of the list of Sweepstakes winners, send a self-addressed, stamped #10 envelope by September 1, 2013 to: United States Tennis Association Incorporated, 70 West Red Oak Lane, White Plains, New York, 10604, ATTN: USTA Flex Leagues Winter/Spring 2013 Sweepstakes Winners List.
DATA COLLECTION. Your personal information submitted in connection with the Sweepstakes will only be used for purposes of administering this Sweepstakes. The information you submit in connection with the Sweepstakes will not be used for any other purposes.
MISCELLANEOUS. Participants agree that this Sweepstakes is governed solely by the laws of the United States and any claims arising out of this Sweepstakes may be brought only in a federal or state court located in the counties of New York or Westchester, New York. If any provisions of these Official Rules are held to be invalid or unenforceable, all remaining provisions hereof will remain in full force and effect.
SPONSOR. United States Tennis Association Incorporated, 70 West Red Oak Lane, White Plains, New York, 10604.