Minnesota Vikings – Playoff Ticket Sweepstakes

2019 Minnesota Vikings Playoff Ticket Sweepstakes
Official Rules
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT NECESSARY TO PLAY. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT
WILL NOT INCREASE AN ENTRANT’S CHANCES OF WINNING.
The 2019 Minnesota Vikings Playoff Ticket Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is sponsored by
Minnesota Vikings Football, LLC, with an address of 2600 Vikings Circle, Eagan, MN 55121
(“Vikings”).
Entry Period: The Sweepstakes begins December 23, 2019, at 10:00pm CST, and ends December
30, 2019, at 11:59pm CST (the “Entry Period”). Vikings’ computer is the Sweepstakes official
clock.
Eligibility: To participate in the Sweepstakes, you must be at least eighteen (18) years of age on
the date of entry AND a United States resident. VOID in Alaska, Florida, New York, Rhode Island,
outside the U.S., and where prohibited. Employees of Vikings or its affiliates, parent companies,
marketing agencies, sweepstakes vendors, subsidiaries and advertising and promotion agencies,
any contractors working directly on the Sweepstakes and the immediate family members or those
living in the same household of each are not eligible to participate.
Entry: To enter the Sweepstakes, go to the site below and fill out the Registration Form:
https://minnesotavikings.formstack.com/forms/2019_playoff_contest
Participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes an entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these
Official Rules and Vikings’ decisions and interpretations, which are final and binding in all matters
related to the Sweepstakes.
Limit of one (1) entry per person.
Prize: There is one (1) prize in the Sweepstakes – The prize includes the following:
Two (2) game tickets (seat location selected by Vikings in its sole discretion) to watch the
Minnesota Vikings’ first postseason playoff game against a to-be-determined opponent,
during either the NFL Wild Card Round (January 4, 2020, or January 5, 2020) or the NFL
Divisional Round (January 11, 2020, or January 12, 2020), in a to-be-determined location
(the “Game”). For clarity, the two (2) game tickets are to one (1) postseason playoff game
only, determined based on final NFL regular season game outcomes.
Five Hundred Dollar ($500) Visa Gift Card.
All costs and expenses not specifically included herein are solely the winner’s responsibility. For
clarity, the winner and his/her guest are each solely responsible for securing travel to/from the
location of the Game and to/from the Game, including all transportation and lodging, and hereby
acknowledges that Vikings have not and will not arrange travel to/from the location of the Game
or to/from the Game, including transportation or lodging.
A. The winner’s guest must be at least eighteen (18) years of age or be the minor child or
legal ward of the winner.
B. No refund or compensation will be made in the event of the cancellation or delay of the
Game. If the winner elects to travel without a guest, no additional compensation will be
awarded.
C. Game tickets are awarded pursuant to a revocable, nontransferable license that is personal
to the winner and may not be sold, resold, auctioned, bartered, assigned, exchanged,
placed in commerce, transferred, given away, donated, or otherwise conveyed (except to
a surviving spouse). A violation of these restrictions shall revoke winner’s license, and may
result in the prize not being honored.
D. Winner and guest must abide by all venue policies and Game ticket terms and conditions.
Vikings reserve the right to revoke the Game tickets from winner and/or guest who Vikings
or venue personnel deem, in their sole discretion, may be intoxicated, be a safety risk, or
have violated any venue policy or law.
E. Approximate Value: One Thousand Dollars ($1,000). Actual prize value is subject to
fluctuations in the price of Game tickets not yet issued, and winner will not receive the
difference between actual value and approximate value.
F. The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.
Prize is not redeemable for cash. Taxes on any prize, including any federal, state, local, sales and
income taxes (if applicable), are solely the responsibility of the winner, and winner agrees to
provide a W-9 Tax form. Winner will not be required to make any payments to Vikings.
Winner Selection and Notification: A random drawing for the winner, among all eligible entries
received, will be conducted on December 31, 2019, by a Vikings representative, whose decisions
are final on all matters relating to the Sweepstakes. Winner will be notified by phone or email and
must respond to Vikings within twenty-four (24) hours. In the event a winner is unreachable, a
winner’s prize notification is returned as undeliverable, or a winner is not in compliance with these
Official Rules, the winner will forfeit the prize. A forfeited prize may be awarded to an alternate
winner in a random drawing from all remaining eligible entries received for the Sweepstakes.
If a winner is otherwise eligible under these Official Rules, but is nevertheless deemed a minor in
his or her state of primary residence, the prize will not be awarded to such entrant. Prize is non-
assignable and non-transferable, except to a surviving spouse. No substitutions are permitted
except if prize is unavailable, in which case a prize of equal or greater value may be awarded.
General Conditions: By participating in the Sweepstakes, each entrant agrees: (i) to be bound
by these Official Rules, including entry requirements; (ii) to waive any rights to claim ambiguity
with respect to these Official Rules; (iii) to waive all of his/her rights to bring any claim, action or
proceeding against Vikings, the NFL and its member teams, NFL Properties, Inc. and each of their
respective advertising and sweepstakes agencies and their respective parent companies,
subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers,
owners, members and directors (the “Released Parties”) in connection with the Sweepstakes; (iv)
that the Released Parties (unless prohibited by law) may use their name, voice, city/state of
residence, photograph, visual and/or audio likeness for advertising and/or trade purposes, and for
any other purpose in any media or format now or hereafter known without further compensation,
permission or notification; and (v) to forever and irrevocably agree to indemnify, defend, release
and hold harmless the Released Parties from any and all liability for loss, harm, damage, injury,
cost or expense whatsoever including without limitation, property damage, personal injury and/or
death which may occur in connection with: (a) the Sweepstakes, including, but not limited to, any
related activity or element thereof, and the entrant’s entries, participation or inability to participate
in the Sweepstakes; (b) the violation of any third-party privacy, personal, publicity or proprietary
rights; (c) acceptance, receipt, delivery of, possession, defects in, use, non-use, misuse, inability
to use, loss, damage, destruction, negligence or willful misconduct in connection with the use of a
prize (or any component thereof); (d) any change in the prizing (or any components thereof); (e)
human error; (f) any wrongful, negligent, or unauthorized act or omission on the part of any of the
Released Parties; (g) lost, late, stolen, misdirected, damaged or destroyed prize (or any element
thereof); or (h) the negligence or willful misconduct by entrant.
By participating in the Sweepstakes, entrants also agree that the Released Parties are not
responsible for: (i) lost, late, incomplete, stolen, misdirected, postage due or undeliverable e-mail
or postal mail; (ii) any computer, telephone, satellite, cable, network, electronic or Internet
hardware or software malfunctions, failures, connections, or availability; (iii) garbled, corrupt or
jumbled transmissions, service provider/network accessibility, availability or traffic congestion; (iv)
any technical, mechanical, printing or typographical or other error; (v) the incorrect or inaccurate
capture of registration information or the failure to capture, or loss of, any such information; (vi)
any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission,
communications line failure, technical error, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to the
Sweepstakes; (vii) any injury or damage, whether personal or property, to entrants or to any
person’s computer related to or resulting from participating in the Sweepstakes and/or accepting
a prize; (viii) any unanswered or undeliverable winner notifications; and (ix) entries that are late,
forged, lost, misplaced, misdirected, tampered with, incomplete, deleted, damaged, garbled or
otherwise not in compliance with the Official Rules.
WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, EVERYTHING REGARDING THE SWEEPSTAKES,
INCLUDING THE PRIZE, IS PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER
EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF
MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT.
DISPUTES: THE SWEEPSTAKES IS GOVERNED BY, AND WILL BE CONSTRUED IN
ACCORDANCE WITH, THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA, AND THE FORUM AND
VENUE FOR ANY DISPUTE SHALL BE IN HENNEPIN COUNTY, MINNESOTA. IF THE
CONTROVERSY OR CLAIM IS NOT OTHERWISE RESOLVED THROUGH DIRECT
DISCUSSIONS OR MEDIATION, IT SHALL THEN BE RESOLVED BY FINAL AND BINDING
ARBITRATION ADMINISTERED BY THE AMERICAN ARBITRATION ASSOCIATION IN
ACCORDANCE WITH ITS ARBITRATION RULES AND PROCEDURES OR SUBSEQUENT
VERSIONS THEREOF (“AAA RULES”). THE AAA RULES FOR SELECTION OF AN
ARBITRATOR SHALL BE FOLLOWED, EXCEPT THAT THE ARBITRATOR SHALL BE
EXPERIENCED AND LICENSED TO PRACTICE LAW IN MINNESOTA. ALL PROCEEDINGS
BROUGHT PURSUANT TO THIS PARAGRAPH WILL BE CONDUCTED IN HENNEPIN
COUNTY, MINNESOTA. THE REMEDY FOR ANY CLAIM SHALL BE LIMITED TO ACTUAL
DAMAGES, AND IN NO EVENT SHALL ANY PARTY BE ENTITLED TO RECOVER PUNITIVE,
EXEMPLARY, CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES OR HAVE DAMAGES
MULTIPLIED OR OTHERWISE INCREASED, INCLUDING ATTORNEYS’ FEES OR OTHER
SUCH RELATED COSTS OF BRINGING A CLAIM, OR TO RESCIND THESE OFFICIAL
RULES OR SEEK INJUNCTIVE OR ANY OTHER EQUITABLE RELIEF. ENTRANTS AGREE
THAT THE RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS OF ANY ENTRANT AND/OR ANY OTHER PARTY
SHALL BE RESOLVED INDIVIDUALLY, WITHOUT RESORT TO ANY FORM OF CLASS
ACTION. ANY DEMAND FOR ARBITRATION MUST BE FILED WITHIN ONE (1) YEAR
FROM THE END OF THE ENTRY PERIOD, OR THE CAUSE OF ACTION SHALL BE FOREVER
BARRED.
Additional Terms: Vikings’ privacy policy is available at https://www.vikings.com/footer/privacy-
policy. By participating in the Sweepstakes, entrants hereby agree to Vikings’ collection and usage
of their personal information and acknowledge that they have read and accepted Vikings’ privacy
policy.
Any attempted form of participation in the Sweepstakes other than as described herein is void. In
the event production, printing, human or other errors cause more than the stated number of prizes
to be available and/or claimed, Vikings reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to either (i) award
the prize by random drawing among all eligible claimants who submitted legitimately, or (ii)
terminate the Sweepstakes with notice and award the prize in a random drawing among eligible
claimants who submitted legitimately received entries. In no event will Vikings be liable for
awarding more than the stated number of prizes. Vikings and its agents are not responsible for
any typographical or other errors or mistakes in the printing or dissemination of advertising and
promotional material or these Official Rules.
Vikings reserve the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend the
Sweepstakes should it determine, in its sole discretion, any virus, bug, non-authorized human
intervention or other causes beyond its control corrupt or affect the administration, security,
fairness or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes. Vikings also reserve the right, at its sole discretion,
to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the
Sweepstakes or to be entering the Sweepstakes from locations outside the United States or where
void or prohibited by law. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY
WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES MAY
BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS. SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE
MADE, VIKINGS RESERVE THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES OR OTHER REMEDIES FROM
ANY SUCH PERSON(S) RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ATTEMPT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT
PERMITTED BY LAW.
If any provision of these Official Rules or any word, phrase, clause, sentence, or other portion
thereof should be held unenforceable or invalid for any reason, then that provision or portion
thereof shall be modified or deleted in such manner as to render the remaining provisions of these
Official Rules valid and enforceable. The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these
Official Rules will not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. No entrant shall
have the right to modify or amend these Official Rules. Vikings’ failure to enforce any term of
these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision and such provision shall remain
in full force and effect. All entries and/or materials submitted become the property of Vikings and
will not be returned. In the event of any conflict with any Sweepstakes details contained in these
Official Rules and Sweepstakes details contained in any promotional materials (including but not
limited to point of sale, television and print advertising, promotional packaging and other
promotional media), the details of the Sweepstakes as set forth in these Official Rules shall prevail.