Siriusxm – Billy Joel Nyc Sweepstakes

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Billy Joel NYC
SiriusXM Sweepstakes
OFFICIAL RULES
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR
CHANCES OF WINNING. WINNER AND GUEST WILL BE REQUIRED TO BE FULLY
VACCINATED AGAINST COVID-19 – FINAL DOSE 14 DAYS – BEFORE EVENT TO ATTEND.
ADDITIONAL HEALTH MEASURES MAY BE REQUIRED.
MUST BE A CURRENT SUBSCRIBER WITH AN ACTIVE TRIAL, PAID, OR AD SUPPORTED
SUBSCRIPTION PLAN ON OR PRIOR TO SEPTEMBER 20, 2021. MUST BE 18 YEARS OF AGE
OR OLDER AT TIME OF ENTRY. U.S. LAW GOVERNS. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.
HOW TO ENTER. To enter this sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes), go to www.siriusxm.com, find and
follow the advertisement for Billy Joel NYC Sweepstakes to complete our online entry form between
08:00 AM Eastern Time (“ET”) on October 01, 2021, and 12:00 PM ET on October 22, 2021 (the
“Entry Period”). You can only enter this Sweepstakes by online entry. Successful submission of all
required information shall be considered an “Entry.” Proof of submission will not be deemed to be
proof of receipt. All entries and requests become the property of Sponsor and will not be
acknowledged or returned. LIMIT ONE ENTRY PER PERSON AND ONE PER HOUSEHOLD: Multiple
entries submitted by a single person during the Entry Period, whether from one e-mail address or
multiple e-mail addresses shall render all such person’s entries void and ineligible. In the event of a
dispute over the identity of an online entrant, 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.
CONDITIONS OF ENTRY / ELIGIBILITY TO WIN. Entrants agree to abide by the terms of these Official
Rules and by the decisions of Sponsor which are final. This Sweepstakes is open only to individuals
who meet ALL of the following qualifications: (i) is a legal resident of the United States, the District
of Columbia, or Puerto Rico; (ii) IS A CURRENT SUBSCRIBER WITH AN ACTIVE TRIAL, PAID, OR AD SUPPORTED
SUBSCRIPTION PLAN ON OR PRIOR TO SEPTEMBER 20, 2021; and (iii) is at least 18 years of age at time
of entry; except wherever prohibited or restricted by law. This Sweepstakes is intended for
participation in the aforementioned areas only.
By participating in the Sweepstakes, you: (i) agree to be bound by these Official Rules, including all
eligibility requirements, (ii) agree to be bound by the decisions of Sponsor, which are final and binding
in all matters, and (iii) agree that if determined the prize winner, and you have won any prize valued
at over $600 from Sponsor within the last six (6) months prior to the start of the Entry Period, you
will forfeit winner status to the next eligible entrant in the drawing.
Employees of Sponsor, Artist Group International, Sony Legacy, and their respective subsidiaries,
affiliates, 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 using aliases or multiple e-mail addresses will disqualify
all entries of such individual. Sponsor and its agents reserve the right to verify eligibility qualifications
of any winner. Failure to comply with these Official Rules as determined in the sole discretion of the
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Sponsor may result in disqualification from the Sweepstakes. This Sweepstakes is subject to all
applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations.
SPECIAL PUBLICITY NOTICE. By entering this Sweepstakes, you grant to Sponsor and its promotional
agents your express permission (except where prohibited by law) to use your original submission on
the radio for entertainment purposes (without identifying you by full name), without further
compensation. Also, by entering this Sweepstakes, if you are selected as a potential winner, you grant
to Sponsor and their respective promotional agents your express permission (except where prohibited
by law) to use your name, identity, description of prize won, hometown and likeness, if applicable, for
promotional purposes, in any media now known or hereafter developed, including on the radio, and
including for “live notification” of potential winner status purposes, without further compensation. Even
though you consent to all the above, Sponsor has no obligation to do any of it. See more details at
“WINNER / SELECTION / AGREEMENTS” below.
PRIZE. One (1) Grand Prize will be awarded to one winner using the selection process described
below and satisfaction of eligibility requirements set forth above, consisting of:
One (1) round-trip coach air transportation for two (2) to New York, NY (the “Destination”),
from a major commercial airport in the continental United States nearest to winner’s primary
residence as determined by Sponsor; provided that Sponsor reserves the right to substitute
ground transportation for air transportation if winner resides within 150 miles of the
Destination;
One (1) hotel accommodation for two (2) nights (one double occupancy room and room tax
only) in or near New York, NY, checking in Thursday, November 04, 2021 and checking out
Saturday, November 06, 2021;
One (1) Billy Joel signed MSG concert banner from the rafters;
One (1) “Billy Joel, Volume 1” Vinyl Box Set;
Two (2) Tickets to Billy Joel – In Concert scheduled for Friday, November 05, 2021 at Madison
Square Garden in New York, NY (the “Event”).
Aggregate Approximate Retail Value of all prizes is $2,600.
All expenses not specifically mentioned herein, including without limitation, ground transportation,
transfers, hotel amenities, fees and gratuities, meals, 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 the winner and guest. Travel and hotel
accommodations are subject to availability. Certain blackout dates and material restrictions may
apply. Date and location of any Event is subject to change and not the responsibility of Sponsor. If
the Event is cancelled for any reason, Sponsor’s only obligation is to award, or not award, the other
elements of the prize, in its sole discretion. Billy Joel tickets are subject to certain terms and
conditions as specified by the ticket issuer. Winner agrees that the 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. Winner and guest must comply with all venue and event rules and
regulations, including execution of all required releases (if applicable). Failure to do so may result
in forfeiture of such portion(s) of prize. If the winner is unable to travel on the dates required, the
selected winner will forfeit the prize and another winner will be selected from among eligible entries
received. Winner and guest must travel on same itinerary. No prize substitution, cash substitution,
assignment, or transfer of prizes is permitted, except by Sponsor who may substitute a prize of
equal or greater value if any portion of the advertised prize becomes unavailable. In no event shall
more than the number of stated prizes be awarded. All prizes are intended to be awarded. Any un-
used 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, or possession of the prize are the sole responsibility
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of the winner. Winner will receive an IRS Form 1099 for the actual value of prize awarded. Actual
retail value of prize depends upon location of winner and fares at time of departure.
ODDS. Odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible entries received during the Entry Period.
This Sweepstakes may be advertised as follows: (1) on the radio on various music, talk,
entertainment and sports channels on both Sirius and XM Radio, (2) on the internet on various music,
talk, entertainment and sports websites and SiriusXM channel pages at www.siriusxm.com, (3) on
Facebook, Twitter and other social media sites, (4) by unsponsored and sponsored members of the
public in social media and online communities, and possibly (5) via selected versions of the SiriusXM
weekly e-newsletter “The Hear & Now” which versions contain banner advertisements for our
Sweepstakes that are delivered to a minimum of approximately 15,000,000 email addresses.
WINNER / SELECTION / AGREEMENTS. The winner will be determined in a random drawing to be held
on or about October 25, 2021, following the close of the Entry Period from among all eligible
entries received under the supervision of Sponsor whose decisions are final and binding in all
respects. Selected winner will be notified by telephone using information provided at time of entry
and must respond within one (1) business day to give a valid email address where notification of
potential winner status and required documents as described below can be sent. Except where
prohibited, acceptance of prize constitutes winner’s consent, and winner and guest will be required
to sign a release, to allow Sponsor and its promotional agents to use winner’s and winner’s guest’s
name, likeness, photo, video footage, and/or biographical data for advertising and promotional
purposes, without additional compensation, in perpetuity, in all media, now known or hereafter
developed, in connection with Sponsor, this sweepstakes, the Sponsor’s web sites, and the Events.
Winner will be required to sign and return to Sponsor a Declaration of Eligibility, Publicity & Liability
Release (“Declaration”) (where permitted by law) and/or IRS Form W-9 (if required by IRS
regulations), prior to and as a condition of acceptance of prize, WITHIN ONE (1) BUSINESS DAY OF
THE DATE OF THE NOTIFICATION or prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner selected.
Winner’s guest must also sign and return a liability and publicity release (where permitted by law)
prior to travel. Prize will be awarded within 45 days after receipt and verification of completed prize
notification. If prize notification is undeliverable, or if a potential winner does not respond to the
prize notification telephone call within the time specified or if the potential winner cannot be
contacted for any reason, including an invalid telephone number, if the Declaration is not complete
and received by Sponsor within the time required, or in the event of non-compliance with these
Official Rules, the prize will be forfeited, and an alternate winner will be selected at random from
the remaining eligible entries. All guests must be at least 18 years old at time of travel except as
follows. In the event guest is under the age of majority (“Minor”) as determined by the laws of the
state in which the Minor resides, the Declaration must be signed by a parent or legal guardian on
the Minor’s behalf.
SPECIAL COVID-19 NOTICE: Entrants fully understand that (a) the novel coronavirus SARS-
CoV-2 and any resulting disease (together with any mutation, adaptation, or variation thereof,
“COVID-19”) is extremely contagious and there is an inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 in
any place where people are or have been present; (b) no precautions, including protocols that will
be implemented from time to time by Event venue can eliminate the risk of exposure to COVID-19;
(c) while people of all ages and health conditions have been adversely affected by COVID-19,
certain people have been identified by public health authorities as having greater risk based on age
and/or underlying medical conditions; (d) other persons travelling to and/or from the Event and attending
the Event may not be fully vaccinated against the Covid-19 virus; and (e) exposure to COVID-19 can result in
being subject to quarantine requirements, illness, disability, other short-term and long-term health
effects, and/or death, regardless of age or health condition.
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SPECIAL NOTICE REGARDING TRAVEL AND EVENT ATTENDANCE: WINNER AND GUEST ARE
RESPONSIBLE FOR STAYING INFORMED OF AND COMPLYING WITH ALL LOCAL LAWS AND TRAVEL
AND EVENT VENUE RULES AND POLICIES, WHICH MAY INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT BE LIMITED TO A
TEMPERATURE CHECK, SOCIAL DISTANCING, MASKING, PROOF OF VACCINATION, AND/OR PROOF
OF NEGATIVE VIRUS TESTING. SPONSOR, ARTIST GROUP INTERNATIONAL, SONY LEGACY, THE
APPLICABLE TRAVEL AIRLINE, EVENT PERSONNEL AND STAFF AND THEIR RESPECTIVE AGENTS,
EACH RESERVE THE RIGHT, IN THEIR SOLE DISCRETION, TO REMOVE OR TO DENY TRAVEL, OR
REVOKE FULL OR PARTIAL ACCESS TO THE EVENT, TO WINNER AND/OR GUEST WHO DOES NOT
COMPLY WITH ANY OF THE AFOREMENTIONED RULES, IS INTOXICATED, PRESENTS A SAFETY RISK,
ENGAGES IN DISRUPTIVE BEHAVIOR, OR ACTS WITH THE INTENT TO ANNOY, ABUSE, THREATEN,
OR HARASS ANY OTHER PERSON. COVID-19 HEALTH PROTOCOLS MAY CHANGE AT ANY TIME AND
SPONSOR, ARTIST GROUP INTERNATIONAL, SONY LEGACY, EVENT VENUE, AND TALENT HAVE NO
OBLIGATION OR RESPONSIBILITY TO ANY PERSON WHO IS UNABLE TO COMPLY WITH UPDATED
REQUIREMENTS, IS DENIED ENTRY, OR WHO MAY BE REMOVED FROM THE EVENT.
VACCINATION REQUIREMENT FOR EVENT ATTENDANCE: All winners and guests of winners
chosen or permitted by Sponsor to attend the Event must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 at
least fourteen (14) days prior to the Event.
PRIVACY NOTICE / MARKETING. By entering this Sweepstakes, any personal information Entrants
submit will be disclosed to the Sponsor and will be used only by us consistent with our privacy policy.
Sponsor may use entrants’ personal information, including postal and e-mail addresses, to contact
entrants regarding SiriusXM goods and services and any other offers and/or promotions that we
believe might be of interest to entrants. (If you have previously asked us not to send you promotional
emails, your Entry into this promotion will cause you to receive emails related only to this promotion.)
Special Note: We will make no use of your telephone number or date of birth as a result of your
Entry except to contact potential winner and to verify your eligibility to enter. This promotion may
be advertised on Facebook, but Entrants will be providing information to Sirius XM Radio Inc. and
not to Facebook. Be sure to read the SiriusXM Radio Privacy Policy at www.siriusxm.com/privacy.
GENERAL CAUTION / RELEASE. Sponsor reserves the right to permanently disqualify any person it
believes has violated these Official Rules. If, in Sponsor’s opinion, there is any suspected or actual
evidence of electronic or non-electronic tampering with any portion of this Sweepstakes, or if
technical difficulties or technical corruption (including a computer virus or system malfunction)
compromise the integrity of the Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right to terminate the
Sweepstakes and select winner from among all eligible entries received prior to termination. Should
the Sweepstakes be terminated prior to the stated expiration date, notice will be posted at
www.siriusxm.com. Any attempt to deliberately damage the content or operation of this drawing is
unlawful and subject to legal action by the Sponsor and its agents. You agree, on your own behalf,
and on behalf of your heirs, executors, administrators, legal representatives, successors and assigns
(collectively the “Releasing Parties”) to hereby release, defend, indemnify, and hold harmless the
Sponsor, Artist Group International, Sony Legacy, and those working on their respective behalf, and
all other businesses involved in this Sweepstakes (including prize vendor or provider, talent, or Event
Venue), as well as each of their respective employees, officers, directors, agents and representatives,
successors and assigns (collectively 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,
extent, executions, claims and demands whatsoever, in law, admiralty or 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 your participation in this Sweepstakes
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or the awarding, acceptance, use, or misuse of a prize, including travelling to and attendance at the
Event.
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 any prize; (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, mobile device, 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 web site or
any combination thereof; (iv) any injury or damage to entrant’s or any other person’s computer or
mobile device 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 this Sweepstakes.
You agree that the Released Parties shall not be liable for any injury, including illness, death, loss,
or damage of any kind caused or claimed to be caused, by participation in this Sweepstakes, or from
the acceptance, use, or redemption of any prize, including travelling to and attendance at the Event.
FORCE MAJEURE. In the event Sponsor and its agents are prevented from continuing with this
Sweepstakes as contemplated herein by any event beyond its control, including but not limited to
fire, flood, earthquake, explosion, pandemic, virus, quarantine, 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 and its agents shall have the right to
modify, suspend, extend or terminate the sweepstakes, and award the prize in its sole discretion. IF
THE EVENT IS CANCELLED OR TRAVEL TO THE DESTINATION IS IN ANY WAY DELAYED OR
CANCELLED, SPONSOR’S ONLY OBLIGATION IS TO AWARD, OR NOT AWARD, THE REMAINING
ELEMENTS OF THE PRIZES DESCRIBED ABOVE.
LAW / DISPUTE RESOLUTION. This Sweepstakes shall be governed by and interpreted under the laws
of the State of New York, U.S.A., without regard to its conflicts of laws provisions that may require
the application of the laws of another jurisdiction. All disputes, claims, and causes of action arising
out of or in connection with this Sweepstakes shall be resolved individually, without resort to any
form of class action. Any action or litigation concerning this Sweepstakes shall take place exclusively
in the federal or state courts sitting in New York, New York, 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 New York. ANY CLAIMS, JUDGMENTS AND/OR
AWARDS SHALL BE LIMITED TO ACTUAL OUT-OF-POCKET COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH ENTERING
THIS 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.
WINNERS LIST. For the name of the winner, available after November 01, 2021 (“Winners List
Date”), send a stamped, self-addressed envelope (except where prohibited) and a note identifying
the name of this Sweepstakes within 45 days after the Winners List Date to the Sponsor at the
address set forth below, Attention: Promotions Department/Billy Joel MSG
SPONSOR. The Sponsor of this promotion is Sirius XM Radio Inc., 1221 Avenue of the Americas, 36th
Floor, New York, New York 10020. Sponsor’s Sweepstakes and other promotions may be advertised
through its subsidiaries and affiliates, including Pandora®
. This promotion may be advertised on
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Facebook, but this promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with,
Facebook. Inquiries regarding the promotion must be directed to Sponsor.
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