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Promotion Period: Sweepstakes begins at 12:00:01PM Eastern Time ("ET") on 2/4/13 & ends at 11:59:59PM ET on 12/31/13 ("Promotion Period") & consists of (11) Monthly Entry Periods, as outlined in the chart in the Winner Selection section below. The Sweepstakes website's database clock will be the official timekeeping device for this Sweepstakes.
Each person may only use (1) email address to participate in this Sweepstakes, & such email address may only be used by (1) person, regardless of whether the email address is shared by (2) or more people. If an entrant submits more than the stated number of entries permitted, or if the Sponsor suspects that an entrant attempted to obtain additional entries by using multiple email addresses, registrations, identities or any other method, that entrant may be disqualified & any prize won may be forfeited at Sponsor's sole discretion. In the event of a dispute as to any Registration, the authorized account holder of the email address used to Register will be deemed to be the entrant. The "authorized account holder" is the natural person assigned an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted address. This Sweepstakes will function correctly in the following browsers: Internet Explorer 7+, Mozilla Firefox 4+, Opera 11+, Safari 5+, & Google Chrome 17+. Registration forms must be fully completed & fulfill all submission criteria (items (a) - (c) listed above). In the event of non-compliance with any requirements specified herein, entry will be void. Released Parties are not responsible for late, lost, stolen, incomplete, misdirected, delayed, garbled, damaged, inaccurate or undelivered Registrations or entries (collectively, "Promotion Data"), defect/delay in transmission or communication; theft, destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, Promotion Data; or for telephonic, human or computer failures, problems or errors, interruptions in service, including Twitter, Facebook or otherwise, due to system upgrades, repairs, modifications or other causes; failures or malfunctions of connections, satellite, network, cable, Internet Service Provider (ISP), phones, phone lines or telephone systems, traffic congestion on the internet, technical or mechanical malfunctions, or other malfunctions or errors, whether caused by equipment, programming, human error or otherwise relating to or in connection with the Sweepstakes, including, without limitation, errors which may occur in connection with the administration of the Sweepstakes, the processing of Promotion Data, the announcement of prizes, the cancellation or postponement of the Sweepstakes, for any injury or damage to any participant's or any other person's computer or other device relating to or resulting from participation in this Sweepstakes, or for printing, typographical, human or other errors appearing in these Official Rules or other Sweepstakes-related materials; electronic equipment, computer hardware or software failures; or inaccurate entry information, whether caused by equipment, programming, human error, or otherwise. Submission of Promotion Data constitutes your consent to participate in this Sweepstakes & consent for Sponsor to obtain, use, & transfer your name, email address & other details for Sweepstakes administration purposes. All entries become property of Sponsor & will not be returned.
Winner Selection & Monthly Entry Periods: The Grand Prize winner will be selected in a random drawing on or about 1/7/14 from among all eligible entries received during the entire Promotion Period by P/S/T, an independent judging organization whose decisions will be final & binding in all matters relating to this Sweepstakes. Monthly First Prize winners will be selected in (1) drawing per Month for each of the (4) Priceless Cities from among all eligible entries received for each individual City during said Monthly Entry Period (per dates listed below), for a total of (44) random drawings during the Promotion Period. There will be a total of (5) winners selected, per drawing, per City each month, for a total of (20) winners per month. Non-winning entries received from one Monthly Entry Period drawing will carry forward to subsequent Monthly Entry Period drawings per applicable City. Odds of winning any prize will depend on the number of eligible entries received & rolled over for the applicable drawing. Limit (1) Monthly First Prize per person, immediate family member, or household.
|Monthly Entry Period||Monthly Entry Period Dates(with the exception of 2/4/13 which will begin at 12:00:01 pm ET & end at 11:59:59 pm ET, all remaining Monthly Entry Periods will begin at 12:00:01 am ET & end at 11:59:59 pm ET per listed dates)||Winner Selection Date|
|1||2/4/13 - 2/28/13||3/5/13|
|2||3/1/13 - 3/31/13||4/2/13|
|3||4/1/13 - 4/30/13||5/6/13|
|4||5/1/13 - 5/31/13||6/5/13|
|5||6/1/13 - 6/30/13||7/5/13|
|6||7/1/13 - 7/31/13||8/5/13|
|7||8/1/13 - 8/31/13||9/5/13|
|8||9/1/13 - 9/30/13||10/7/13|
|9||10/1/13 - 10/31/13||11/5/13|
|10||11/1/13 - 11/30/13||12/5/13|
|11||12/1/13 - 12/31/13||1/6/14|
By entering, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules & to the decisions of the Sponsor & P/S/T, which will be final & binding in all respects. Potential winners will be notified by P/S/T by email and/or telephone and/or overnight mail & will be required to respond to winner notification within the designated timeframe.
Prizes: (1) Grand Prize: A 4-day/3-night trip for winner & (1) guest to Los Angeles, CA to attend the 56th Annual GRAMMY® Awards in February 2014. Trip includes round-trip coach air transportation from the major U.S. airport nearest winner's official residence; (1) standard double-occupancy hotel accommodation; ground transportation to/from the airport & the applicable hotel in Los Angeles, to/from the hotel & the 56th Annual GRAMMY Awards, & select activities to be determined by Sponsor; access for (2) to the MasterCard hosted pre-party; (2) tickets to the 56th Annual GRAMMY Awards & the Official GRAMMY Celebration® After-Party; select onsite activities to be determined by Sponsor including a Welcome Reception dinner, tour of L.A., hair & makeup prior to GRAMMY Awards events, & select meals to be determined by Sponsor; a $300 MasterCard Prepaid Card; & $2,000 awarded as a check that may be used to offset taxes (Approximate Retail Value "ARV"=$10,500). Grand Prize trip must be taken on date(s) specified by Sponsor or prize will be forfeited & an alternate winner may be selected. Travel & hotel accommodation restrictions apply. Winner & guest must travel on the same itinerary & must be 18 years of age or older to attend the 56th Annual GRAMMY Awards Show. In order to attend the pre-party & the Official GRAMMY Celebration after-party, winner & guest must be 21 years of age or older. The 56th Annual GRAMMY Awards Show is tentatively scheduled to be in Los Angeles in February 2014, however the date, time, & location is yet to be confirmed, as determined in the sole discretion of The Recording Academy. Actual value of prize will vary depending on winner's city of departure & final flight itinerary. Sponsor, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to provide ground transportation in lieu of air transportation. If event (or any portion thereof) is canceled or postponed for any reason, balance of prize will be awarded in full satisfaction of prize award. Exact seat locations to be determined solely by Sponsor. Tickets are subject to terms & conditions specified thereon. (220) Monthly First Prizes / (5) Prizes Per City per Month: $100 MasterCard Prepaid Card (ARV=$100). MasterCard Prepaid Card restrictions may apply. Total ARV of all prizes=$32,500. Prize details not specifically set forth herein are at Sponsor's sole discretion. Federal, state, & local taxes & all other expenses not specified herein are winners' sole responsibility.
Miscellaneous: No transfer, assignment, cash redemption or substitution of prizes (or portion thereof) except by Sponsor at its sole discretion due to unavailability or causes otherwise determined solely by Sponsor, & then for a prize (or applicable portion thereof) of equal or greater value. Grand Prize winner will be required to execute & return an Affidavit of Eligibility, Liability Release & (where legal) Publicity Release (including consenting to a background check) within (3) days of issuance of notification. Grand Prize guest will also be required to sign & return a Liability Release & (where legal) Publicity Release prior to the issuance of travel documents. Grand Prize winner may also be required to submit to a confidential background check to confirm eligibility & ensure that trip attendance by such person, or the use of any such person in advertising or publicity, will not pose a security threat or bring Sponsor or Released Parties into public disrepute, contempt, scandal or ridicule or reflect unfavorably on Sponsor or Released Parties as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Noncompliance with the foregoing or with these Official Rules, any notification being returned as non-deliverable, or Sponsor's inability to contact a potential winner within a reasonable time period may result in disqualification &, at Sponsor's sole discretion & time permitting, an alternate winner being selected. If any prize notification letter, email, or prize is returned as undeliverable, winner will be disqualified & an alternate winner may be selected. Should any potential winner decide to decline his/her prize for any reason whatsoever or not respond to any prize notification by the applicable response deadline, Sponsor shall have no further obligation to that potential winner & an alternate winner will be selected from among all remaining eligible Sweepstakes entries for applicable drawing. By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules & agree that: 1) Released Parties & their designees & assigns shall have the right & permission to use (unless prohibited by law) their name, voice, city/state of residence, biographical information, photograph, and/or likeness for advertising and/or trade and/or any other purpose in any media or format, online or offline, now or hereafter known without further compensation, permission, or notification; & 2) Released Parties & their designees & assigns & all of their respective officers, directors, employees, shareholders, representatives & agents shall have no liability & will be held harmless for any liability, loss, injury or death to entrant or any other person, including, without limitation, damage to personal or real property, due in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, by reason of the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of a prize (including any travel or prize activity related thereto) or participation in this Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to void any & all entries of an entrant who Sponsor believes has attempted to tamper with or impair the administration, security, fairness, or proper play of this Sweepstakes & to modify, suspend, and/or terminate this Sweepstakes (or portion thereof) should virus, bugs, non-authorized human intervention or other causes corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play of the Sweepstakes &, in the case of termination, at its discretion, select the winner(s) from all eligible, non-suspect entries received for applicable drawing prior to the event that required such termination. CAUTION: Any attempt to deliberately undermine the legitimate operation of this Sweepstakes is a violation of criminal & civil laws & should such an attempt be made, the Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages (including attorneys' fees) and/or other remedies from any such person(s) responsible for the attempt to the fullest extent permitted by law.
Winners List: For the winners' names, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to be received by 1/31/14 to: MasterCard Priceless Cities #Love This City Sweepstakes Winners, P.O. Box 13106, Bridgeport, CT 06673-3106.
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GRAMMY and the gramophone logo are registered trademarks of The Recording Academy and are used under license.
Sponsor: MasterCard International Incorporated, 2000 Purchase Street, Purchase, NY 10577
Promoter: Project Support Team, Inc., 6 Berkshire Blvd., Bethel, CT 06801/www.ProjectSupportTeam.com
Interactive Promotion Agency: teamDigital Promotions, LLC, 6 Berkshire Blvd, Bethel, CT 06801, www.tDpst.com