2012 “ACM STEP & REPEAT TO THE ACM AWARDS” TWITTER CONTEST

March 30, 2012 at 9:27am

OFFICIAL RULES

2012 “ACM STEP & REPEAT TO THE ACM AWARDS” TWITTER CONTEST

 

No Purchase Necessary TO ENTER OR WIN. A Purchase WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR Chances Of Winning.  Open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United Sates, the District of Columbia, and Canada (excluding Quebec) 18 years of age or older Void where prohibited. Employees (and their immediate families (parent, child, spouse or sibling and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and those living in their same households, whether or not related) of Academy of Country Music (“Sponsor”) and their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries and advertising and promotion agencies are not eligible to enter or win.  By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the judges and/or Sponsor, which are binding and final on matters relating to this contest.  Contest is subject to all applicable federal, state, provincial and local laws.

HOW TO ENTER:  To enter, the Contest go to www.twitter.com/ACMawards and submit your photo in front of the designated step & repeat background located at either the THE ACM EXPERIENCE or MGM Grand to the ACMawards in reply with the hashtag #ACMvegas.  The Contest begins at 10:00 am PST on March 30, 2012 and ends at 7:00 pm PST on March 31, 2012 (the “Contest Period”). To enter, you must have a valid Twitter account.  Signing up for Twitter is free of charge.

 

SELECTION OF WINNERS: At random from the photos submitted via tweet with hashtag #ACMvegas, one (1) eligible entrant that correctly submits their photo via twitter, will win the prize described below. Any questions regarding the determination of the winner will be decided in the sole discretion of Sponsor, whose decisions are final and binding in all matters relating to this Contest. Winners will be determined by 12:00 am PST on April 1, 2012.

 

WINNER NOTIFICATION:  Winner will be notified via Direct Message (“DM”) to the potential winner’s Twitter account used to submit the photo from the Academy’s official Twitter profile (www.twitter.com/ACMawards) by 9am PST on April 1, 2012.  Once notified, the potential winner must respond to the email address provided by the administrator of the ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC within 1-hour of notification with complete legal name and cell phone number.  All potential winners are subject to verification at the sole discretion of the ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC. Anti-fraud detection devices may be used to verify winning entries. Winning entries will be void and ineligible for a prize if they fail to pass anti-fraud detection measures, or if found to be photocopied, reproduced, altered, forged, defaced, tampered with, mutilated, torn, stolen, un-issued, unauthorized, traded, bartered, sold, illegitimately obtained or illegible in any way, or if they fail to contain authorized special markings and/or security codes, or if defective or if they contain printing or other mechanical errors.  As part of the verification process, the ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC may require winners to sign and return an affidavit of eligibility and liability and publicity release within specified time period, or the prize may be forfeited.  Winner’s companions may be required to sign a liability and publicity release before prize will be issued.  If winner’s companion is a minor, the winner must be such minor’s parent or legal guardian, who will be responsible for fulfilling all requirements imposed on winners set forth herein.  Unless otherwise agreed by the ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC, winners will receive their prize on April 1, 2012 via directions given by the ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC.  Neither THE ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC nor its agencies are responsible for lost, late, stolen, misdirected, delayed or damaged prizes. 

 

 PRIZES:  There is a total of 1 prize winner. Eligible prize winner will receive:

 

•             Two (2) Pit Area tickets for the 47th Annual ACM Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on April 1, 2012. ARV: Priceless

 

Prizes are awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied by Sponsor. Winners may not substitute, assign or transfer prize or redeem prize for cash, but Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to substitute prize (or portion thereof) with one of comparable or greater value.  Winners are responsible for all applicable federal, state, provincial and local taxes, if any, as well as any other costs and expenses associated with prize acceptance and use not specified herein as being provided.  All prize details are at Sponsor’s sole discretion

 

General Conditions: Released Parties (as defined below) are not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, inaccurate, stolen, misdirected, undelivered, garbled, illegible or postage-due mail, entries or email; or for lost, interrupted or unavailable network, server, Internet Service Provider (ISP), website, or other connections, availability or accessibility or miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, telephone or cable transmissions, lines, or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties, or other errors or difficulties of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic, computer, network, typographical, printing or otherwise relating to or in connection with the contest, including, without limitation, errors or difficulties which may occur in connection with the administration of the contest, the processing of entries, the announcement of the prizes or in any contest-related materials.  Released Parties are also not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by site users, tampering, hacking, or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the contest.  Released Parties are not responsible for injury or damage to participants' or to any other person's computer related to or resulting from participating in this contest or downloading materials from or use of the website.  Persons who tamper with or abuse any aspect of the contest or website or who are in violation of these Official Rules, as solely determined by Sponsor, will be disqualified and all associated entries will be void.  Should any portion of the contest be, in Sponsor’s sole opinion, compromised by virus, worms, bugs, non-authorized human intervention or other causes which, in the sole opinion of the Sponsor, corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play, or submission of entries, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to terminate the contest and, if terminated, at its discretion, select the potential winners from all eligible, non-suspect entries received prior to action taken or as otherwise deemed fair and appropriate by Sponsor. Entrants, by participating, agree that Sponsor and their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries and advertising and promotion agencies and all of their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents (collectively, “Released Parties”) will have no liability whatsoever for, and shall be held harmless by entrants against, any liability, for any injuries, losses or damages of any kind, including death, to persons, or property resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, misuse or use of any prize or participation in this contest.  Each winner, by acceptance of prize, except where legally prohibited, grants permission for Sponsor and its designees to use his/her name, address (city and state), photograph, voice and/or other likeness and prize information for advertising, trade and promotional purposes without further compensation, in all media now known or hereafter discovered, worldwide in perpetuity, without notice or review or approval. In the event of a dispute regarding entries received from multiple users having the same e-mail account, the authorized subscriber of the e-mail account at the time of entry will be deemed to be the entrant and must comply with these Official Rules.  Authorized account subscriber is the natural person who is assigned the e-mail address by the Internet Service Provider (ISP), on-line service provider, or other organization responsible for assigning e-mail addresses. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR WILL DISQUALIFY ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL AND RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS’ FEES) AND OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

 

WINNERS’ NAMES: For names of winners (available after April 3, 2012, please send a self-addressed stamped envelope, (postage not required for Vermont residents) to: Academy of Country Music Attn: Social Media Dept., 5500 Balboa Blvd., Encino, CA 91316. Requests must be received by April 9, 2012.

 

Sponsor: Academy of Country Music (“Academy of Country Music”), 5500 Balboa Blvd., Encino, CA 91316