Caruso Management – 2018 American Music Awards Vip Sweepstakes
The 2018 American Music Awards® VIP Sweepstakes
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.
A purchase will not increase your chances of winning.
Void where prohibited. U.S. Law Governs.
1. Eligibility: The 2018 American Music Awards® VIP Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) is open
to legal residents of the United States of America who are at least twenty-one (21) years
old at the time of entry. Employees of Caruso Management Company, Ltd. (“Sponsor”),
as agent for The Grove, LLC (collectively, Company”) and dick clark productions, llc and
DCP Rights, LLC (collectively, “Producer”), and American Broadcasting Companies, Inc.
(“ABC”) and each of their respective parent, subsidiary, and/or affiliated entities,
advertising and promotion agencies, retailers or distributors, and members of their
immediate family (e.g., spouses, domestic partners, parents, children, siblings) are not
eligible to win. Entries that are incomplete or corrupted are void and will not be eligible.
Any effort by an entrant to misrepresent himself or herself through the use of aliases or
multiple e-mail addresses will disqualify all entries of such individual. In the event of a
dispute over the identity of an online entrant, the entry will be deemed submitted by the
authorized account holder of the e-mail account of the e-mail address submitted at time
of entry. “Authorized account holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned to
an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, on-line service provider, or other
organization (e.g., business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning
e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. Sponsor
and its agents reserve the right to verify eligibility qualifications of any winner. Failure to
comply with these Official Rules (“Rules”) as determined in the sole discretion of Sponsor
may result in disqualification from the Sweepstakes. The Sweepstakes is subject to all
applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited by
law. The 2018 American Music Awards (the “Program”) will broadcast LIVE from the
Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, CA on TUESDAY, October 9 at 8:00 p.m. Eastern
Standard Time / 5:00 p.m. Pacific Standard Time (“PT”) on ABC.
2. Agreement to Rules: By entering the Sweepstakes, you agree to be fully unconditionally
bound by these Rules, including the eligibility requirements set forth herein and to accept
the decisions of Sponsor, as final and binding as it relates to the Sweepstakes.
3. Entry Period: The period for Sweepstakes entry begins on or about September 10, 2018,
at 5:00 p.m. PT and ends on September 21, 2018, at 11:00 p.m. PT (the “Entry Period”).
Participants may submit one (1) entry at any time during the Entry Period. The winner of
the Sweepstakes (“Winner”) will be determined in a random drawing from among all
eligible entries received during the Entry Period, drawing to be held on or about September
24, 2018, following the close of the Entry Period (“Drawing Date”). Odds of winning
depend upon the number of eligible entries received during the Entry Period. The potential
Winner will be notified by email on the Drawing Date, and if the potential Winner does not
respond within forty-eight (48) hours of notification by email, another potential Winner will
be selected. The potential Winner must sign and return to Company an Affidavit of
Eligibility, Publicity & Liability Release (“Affidavit”), and/or IRS Form W-9 (if required by
IRS regulations), prior to and as a condition of being confirmed as the Winner of the
Sweepstakes and receiving the Grand Prize (as defined below) within one (1) business
day of receipt of notification, or the Grand Prize will be forfeited and an alternate Winner
will be selected. Winner’s guest must also sign and return an Affidavit by the deadline
specified by Sponsor and be at least twenty-one (21) years old as of the date of travel.
4. How to Enter: The Sweepstakes may be entered either by completing an online entry
form available at the Grove website (www.thegrovela.com/ama-sweepstakes) or by
submitting a paper entry form in person at The Grove or The Americana at Brand
concierge desks during the Entry Period. Entrants who enter online will receive five (5)
bonus entries for every eligible referred entry received as a result of sharing the entry link
provided in the confirmation message they receive after submitting their entries on
Facebook and/or Twitter or via email. Entries that are not complete or do not adhere to
the rules or specifications may be disqualified at the sole discretion of Company. ENTRIES
ARE LIMITED TO ONE PER PERSON, REGARDLESS OF METHOD OF ENTRY, AND
ANY APPLICABLE BONUS ENTRIES FOR WHICH AN ONLINE ENTRY MAY QUALIFY
DURING THE ENTIRE ENTRY PERIOD. If you use fraudulent methods or otherwise
attempt to circumvent the Rules, your entry may be removed from eligibility at the sole
discretion of Sponsor.
5. Grand Prize: One (1) grand prize, consisting of the following prize elements, will be
awarded (“Grand Prize”):
$500 gift card to The Grove;;
Free valet parking at The Grove for one (1) day;;
Two (2) VIP tickets to the Program;;
Two (2) passes or credentials providing access to the Red Carpet Fan Pit prior to the
Two (2) passes or credentials to the official party hosted by Producer immediately
following the Program;;
Uber code for complimentary transportation for two (2) on the Program Date, up to
Two (2) round-trip, coach-class airline tickets to Los Angeles, CA, from the major
airport nearest to Winner’s residence on an airline selected by Producer in its sole
discretion and on dates and times determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion (which
may include plane changes and stops);;
Two (2) nights’ accommodations (standard rooms, double occupancy) at a hotel to be
selected by Producer in its sole discretion (room and tax only);; and
Reservation and $200 gift card for dinner at 189 by Dominique Ansel at The Grove or
another restaurant to be selected by Sponsor in its sole discretion;;
Approximate retail value (“ARV”) of the Grand Prize is Four Thousand Three Hundred
Twenty-Four Dollars ($4,324).
All other expenses involved with or related to the Grand Prize specifically not mentioned
herein, including, without limitation, additional hotel amenities (i.e., spa services, internet
access, phone calls, laundry services), fees and gratuities, airline change fees, airline
premium seat fees, airline baggage fees (both checked and carry on), personal expenses
such as meals, photos, souvenirs, and passport fees, are the responsibility of Winner and
guest. Winner will be required to submit a valid major credit card to the hotel to cover all
expenses not specifically awarded as part of the Grand Prize. Travel and hotel
accommodations are subject to availability. Certain blackout dates and material
restrictions may apply. Dates and locations of the Program and/or any of the related events
or activities included in the Grand Prize (collectively, “Events”) are subject to change.
Sponsor and Producer are not responsible if any Event is delayed, postponed, or
cancelled after ticketing for any reason, in whole or in part, and in such event, Sponsor
and Producer’s only obligation is to award the other elements of the Grand Prize. No
compensation will be paid in lieu of any ticket portion of the Grand Prize.
Winner must travel on or about October 8, 2018, and October 10, 2018, to attend the
Program If selected, if Winner is unable to or will not travel on the dates and times selected
by Sponsor, the selected Winner will forfeit the Grand Prize and another Winner will be
selected from among eligible entries received. If Winner resides fewer than two hundred
fifty (250) miles from Los Angeles, CA, Sponsor or Producer, in their sole discretion,
reserve the right to provide ground transportation in lieu of airline transportation. Winner
and guest must travel on same itinerary. Lost, mutilated, or stolen tickets, vouchers, or
certificates will not be replaced. No one may be admitted to any Event without a ticket or
after the performance begins (as applicable). Seat locations and all other aspects of the
Grand Prize will be determined in Producer’s sole discretion. Winner and guest must
comply with all of the rules and regulations of the venues where the Events are held.
Winner acknowledges that if Winner and/or his or her guest behaves in a disorderly or
disruptive manner or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten, or harass any other person at
any Event, Winner and/or his or her guest may be removed from the venue or denied entry
(as determined by Producer or its designee(s) in their sole and absolute discretion). By
accepting any ticketed portion of the Grand Prize, Winner agrees to abide by any terms,
conditions, and restrictions provided by the ticket. No prize element substitution, cash
substitution, or assignment or transfer of prize elements is permitted, except by Sponsor
who may substitute a prize of equal or greater value if any portion of the advertised Grand
Prize becomes unavailable. In no event shall more than the stated number of Grand
Prizes be awarded. Any unused elements of the Grand Prize will be forfeited, will not be
redeemable for cash, and may not reduce the prize value awarded for tax purposes. All
federal, state, local, and other taxes, costs, and expenses relating to the use, acceptance,
and possession of the Grand Prize are the sole responsibility of the Winner. Winner will
receive an IRS Form 1099 for the actual value of the prize awarded. Actual retail value of
the Grand Prize depends upon the location of Winner and fares at time of departure. Only
the Grand Prize as described in these Rules will be awarded in the Sweepstakes.
6. Rights Granted by You: By entering the Sweepstakes, you understand that Company,
anyone acting on behalf of Company, and its respective licensees, successors, and
assigns will have the right, where permitted by law, without any further notice, review, or
consent to print, publish, broadcast, distribute, and use worldwide in any media, now
known or hereafter devised, in perpetuity, your entry, including, without limitation, the entry
and your name, portrait, picture, voice, likeness, image, and biographical information as
news, publicity or information and for trade, advertising, public relations, and promotional
purposes without any further compensation.
7. Terms: Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or
suspend the Sweepstakes should (in its sole discretion) a virus, bugs, non-authorized
human intervention, fraud, or other causes beyond its control corrupt or affect the
administration, security, fairness, or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes. In such case,
Sponsor may select the Winner from all eligible entries received prior to and/or after (if
appropriate) the action taken by Sponsor. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion,
to disqualify any individual who tampers or attempts to tamper with the entry process or
the operation of the Sweepstakes or website or violates these Rules. Sponsor has the
right, in its sole discretion, to maintain the integrity of the Sweepstakes, to void votes for
any reason, including, but not limited to;; multiple entries from the same user from different
IP addresses;; or the use of bots, macros or scripts or other technical means for entering.
Any attempt by an entrant to deliberately damage any web site or undermine the legitimate
operation of the Sweepstakes may be a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such
an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such person
to the fullest extent permitted by law.
8. Release: By entering the Sweepstakes, you, on your own behalf, and on behalf of your
heirs, executors, administrators, legal representatives, successors, and assigns
(“Releasing Parties”), agree to indemnify, release, and hold harmless Company, Producer,
American Broadcasting Companies, Inc., their respective parent, affiliated, and subsidiary
entities, and each of their respective officers, directors, members, managers, agents,
employees, contractors, and representatives (the “Released Parties”) from any and all
actions, causes of action, suits, debts, dues, sums of money, accounts, reckonings,
covenants, contracts, controversies, agreements, promises, trespasses, lost profits,
indirect or direct damages, consequential damages, incidental damages, punitive or
exemplary damages, including for injury and death, judgments, executions, claims, and
demands whatsoever, at law or in equity, whether known or unknown, foreseen or
unforeseen, against Released Parties which any one or more of the Releasing Parties
ever had, now have, or hereafter can, shall, or may have, whether known or unknown,
asserted or non-asserted, which may in any way arise out of or relate to (i) your
participation or non-participation in the Sweepstakes;; (ii) the acceptance of the Grand
Prize;; (iii) any use or misuse of any element of the Grand Prize, including travel and
accommodations provided by independent suppliers;; and/or (iv) your attendance at and/or
participation in any Event or other element or activity included in the Grand Prize.
9. Disclaimer of Liability: The Released Parties shall not be responsible for (i) any
typographical or other error in the publishing or printing of the offer, administration of the
Sweepstakes or in the announcement of the Grand Prize and/or any prize element;; (ii)
lost, late, misdirected, damaged, illegible, or incomplete entries or postage due mail;; (iii)
error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operations or transmission, theft or
destruction or unauthorized access to or alterations of entry materials, or for technical,
network, telephone equipment, electronic, computer, hardware, or software malfunctions
of any kind, or inaccurate transmission of or failure to receive entry information by Sponsor
on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website or
any combination thereof;; (iv) any injury or damage to entrant’s or any other person’s
computer related to or resulting from participating in the sweepstakes;; or (v) the failure of
any third party to comply with the instructions and proper administration of the
Sweepstakes. You agree that the Released Parties shall not be liable for any injury,
including death, loss, or damage of any kind caused or claimed to be caused, by
participation in the Sweepstakes or from the acceptance or use or redemption of the Grand
Prize and/or any prize elements, including travel and accommodations provided by
independent suppliers and/or attendance at the Events and/or any Event-related activities.
In the event that Sponsor and/or its agents are prevented from continuing with the
Sweepstakes as contemplated herein and/or that Producer is prevented from producing
the Program or any related Events by any circumstance beyond their respective control,
including, but not limited to fire, flood, earthquake, explosion, labor dispute or strike, act
of God or public enemy, satellite or equipment failure, riot or civil disturbance, terrorist
threat or activity, war (declared or undeclared) or any federal, state, or local government
law, order, or regulation, or order of any court or other cause not within their control,
Sponsor shall have the right to modify, suspend, extend, or terminate the Sweepstakes.
10. Law / Dispute Resolution: The Sweepstakes shall be governed by and interpreted under
the laws of the State of California, U.S.A., without regard to its conflict of laws provisions
that may require the application of the laws of another jurisdiction. Any and all disputes,
claims, and causes of action arising out of or in connection with the Sweepstakes shall be
resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action. Any action or litigation
concerning the Sweepstakes shall take place exclusively in the federal or state courts
sitting in County of Los Angeles, California, and you expressly consent to the jurisdiction
of and venue in such courts and you waive all defenses of lack of jurisdiction and
inconvenient forum with respect to such courts. You agree to service of process by mail
or other method acceptable under the laws of the State of California. ANY CLAIMS,
JUDGMENTS, AND/OR AWARDS SHALL BE LIMITED TO ACTUAL OUT-OF-POCKET
COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH ENTERING THE SWEEPSTAKES. YOU HEREBY WAIVE
ANY RIGHTS OR CLAIMS TO ATTORNEY’S FEES, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE,
INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, WHETHER FORESEEABLE OR NOT
AND WHETHER BASED ON NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE.
11. Winners List: For the name of the Winner, available after October 31, 2018 (“Winner List
Date”), send a stamped, self-addressed envelope (except where prohibited) and a note
identifying the name of the Sweepstakes, but within 45 days after the Winner List Date, to
Sponsor at the address set forth below,
13. Sponsor: The Sponsor of the Sweepstakes is Caruso Management Company, Ltd, 101
The Grove Dr., Los Angeles, CA 90036, USA. Neither DCP Rights, LLC, American
Broadcasting Companies, Inc., nor dick clark productions, llc is responsible for the
administration of the Sweepstakes, the collection of entries, or the selection of the Winner.
American Music Awards® is a registered trademark of DCP Rights, LLC. All rights reserved.
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. Sweepstakes begins September 10, 2018,
at 5:00 p.m. PT and closes September 21, 2018, at 11:00 p.m. PT. Open to legal residents of the
U.S., 21 or older. One winner will be randomly selected and must travel Oct. 8-10, 2018. Winner
will be notified via email on or about September 24, 2018, by 11:00 p.m. If an entrant is found to
be ineligible, cannot travel on specified dates, or does not claim prize 48 hours after notification,
alternate winner may be selected from the pool of eligible entries. Void where prohibited by law.
Other restrictions apply. Please see Official Rules at www.thegrovela.com/ama-sweepstakes.
Sponsored by Caruso Management Company, Ltd.