Sweepstakes Official Rules

Posted in Arcana on February 13, 2006

By Wizards of the Coast

Magic: The Gathering Pro Tour Sweepstakes

Win a Trip to Pro Tour Honolulu

  1. No purchase necessary. The Magic: The Gathering Pro Tour Honolulu Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open to all legal residents of the 50 United States subject to the eligibility guidelines below. Void where prohibited by law. The Sweepstakes begins on February 13, 2006 at 9:00 p.m. PST and ends on February 19, 2006 at 9:00 p.m. PST. This Sweepstakes is sponsored by Wizards of the Coast, Inc. (“Wizards”). YOU ARE NOT REQUIRED TO MAKE A PURCHASE TO ENTER OR WIN.

  2. How to enter: To enter, go to www.magicthegathering.com and follow the on-screen instructions to complete and submit an entry form. You will be asked to enter your complete name, address, e-mail address, birth date, daytime and evening phone numbers and the online entry form. All entries must be received no later than 9:00 p.m. PST on February 19, 2006. Limit one entry per person or e-mail address.

  3. Random Drawing: One winner will be selected in a random drawing by Wizards on February 20, 2006, from all eligible entries received. All decisions made by Wizards on all matters relating to this Sweepstakes are binding. The winner will be notified by mail, e-mail or telephone on or about February 20, 2006.

  4. Conditions: Wizards and its agencies are not responsible for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operations or transmission, theft, destruction, unauthorized access to, or alterations of, entry materials, for technical malfunctions of any kind, or for any inaccurate transmission of or failure to receive any entry information. Further, Wizards and its agencies are not responsible for late, lost, damaged, destroyed, delayed or incomplete entries. Wizards reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to suspend, modify or cancel the Sweepstakes. By participating in the Sweepstakes, entrant agrees to release, indemnify, and hold Wizards, its directors, officers, employees, subsidiaries, affiliates, divisions, agencies and all prize suppliers, harmless from any and all losses, damages, rights, claims, and actions of any kind in connection with the Sweepstakes, or resulting from acceptance, possession, use or misuse of any prize, including, without limitation, personal injuries, death and property damage, and claims based on publicity rights, defamation, or invasion of privacy, whether suffered by entrant or a third party. By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules. Wizards and its agencies are not responsible for injury or damage of any kind related to or resulting from participation in the Sweepstakes.

  5. Eligibility: The Sweepstakes is open to all legal residents of the 50 United States who are at least eighteen (18) years of age. Employees of Wizards, its affiliates, subsidiaries, franchisees, agents, retailers, advertising and promotion agencies, and fulfillment companies, and its immediate families (parents, children, siblings, spouse) and members of their same households (related or not) are not eligible to participate in the Sweepstakes. By accepting a prize, the winner grants Wizards permission to use his/her name (including online screen names, if applicable) and likeness for advertising and future promotional purposes without notice or additional compensation (except where prohibited by law). This Sweepstakes is subject to these Official Rules. Failure to comply with The Official Rules will result in disqualification.

    An entrant’s entry will be disqualified, at the sole discretion of Wizards, if he or she attempts (a) to enter the Sweepstakes through any means other than described in these Official Rules; or (b) to disrupt the Sweepstakes, circumvent the terms and conditions of these Official Rules, or in any way tamper with any component of the Sweepstakes. If any of the above occurs, Wizards has the right to remedy any such action, disruption, or circumvention, and to seek damages from the participant to the fullest extent permitted by law.

  6. Prize and Approximate Retail Value: One winner will be awarded a prize consisting of two (2) roundtrip coach air-tickets from the major commercial airport nearest winner’s home to Honolulu, HI on Thursday, March 2, 2006. Travel arrangements must be made at least 10 days in advance of travel date. Prize also includes 4 nights' accommodation (double occupancy, room, and tax only) and VIP access to the Pro Tour Honolulu, which includes: Access to the Pro Player Lounge, a backstage tour of the Pro Tour Honolulu, up to twelve (12) free admissions to Pro Tour Honolulu side events, and a gift bag featuring $50 Dollars worth of products from the Pro Tour Retail Shop. All arrangements must be made through Wizards and are subject to availability. Travel shall occur on Thursday, March 2, 2006 and Monday, March 6, 2006. Winner and guest must travel on the same itinerary. All unspecified expenses are the sole responsibility of the winner. Approximate retail value of total prize package is US $3,550. Prizes may not be transferred. Wizards may substitute a prize for another product of equal value to the prize identified herein, or provide the cash equivalent, in its sole discretion. Odds of winning depend upon number of eligible entries received. Entries are the property of Wizards and will not be acknowledged or returned. Winner is required to sign and return, within ten (10) days of notification, (a) an Affidavit of Eligibility/Release of Liability and Publicity; and (b) an Acknowledgment and Consent. Noncompliance with this requirement, return of prize/prize notification as undeliverable, or failure to comply with any terms of these Official Rules will result in winner’s disqualification, and an alternate winner will be selected. By participating in this Sweepstakes, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules. Wizards is not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the Sweepstakes, or in the announcement of the prize.

This Sweepstakes is sponsored by Wizards of the Coast, Inc., 1600 Lind Ave. S.W., Renton, WA 98055. © 2006 Wizards.

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