TMZ – Win a $10,000 check from Sponsor and more daily prizes by May 8, 2015 – DAILY!
The TMZ Make It Rain Sweepstakes
ENDS AT 11:59:59 p.m. PT on May 8, 2015 .
The Sweepstakes is open to individuals who are legal residents of and physically residing in one of the 50 United States (its territories, possessions and protectorates) or the District of Columbia. All entrants must be at least eighteen (18) years (or the age of majority in their state of residence, whichever is older) as of the date of entry.
2.HOW TO ENTER:
The TMZ Make It Rain Sweepstakes begins at 1:00:00 p.m. Pacific Time (PT) on April 27, 2015 and ends at 11:59:59 p.m. PT on May 8, 2015 .
There will be one hundred ten (110) $100 Visa® gift cards prizes and one (1) $10,000 grand prize awarded following expiration of the Entry Period. Sponsor’s computer will be the official clock for the Sweepstakes. Limit: one (1) entry per person/e-mail address per day during each week of the Entry Period. Proof of submitting an entry will not be deemed by Sponsor as proof of receipt of entry into the Sweepstakes. Any attempted form of entry into the Sweepstakes other than as described herein is void.
To enter watch one or more episodes of TMZ (the “Show”) during the Entry Period. A different celebrity’s name will be inserted into each episode of the Show broadcast during the Entry Period. To enter the Sweepstakes, go to www.sweepstakes.tmz.com/makeitrain “Web Site”) on the day you watched an episode of the Show. You will be brought to a web page that contains the Sweepstakes registration form where you will be prompted to enter the following information: your full name, address, telephone number (with area code), alternate telephone number, if any (with area code), date of birth and the name of the celebrity highlighted on the Show in that day’s episode. If you correctly identify the celebrity highlighted on the Show episode broadcast on the date you enter, your entry will be automatically entered into (i) a random drawing for that day’s $100 Visa® gift card from among all other eligible entries received that same day or from among all other eligible entries received from that same market (as further described below) and (ii) a random drawing for the $10,000 grand prize from among all eligible entries received during the Entry Period. Entries for any given day during the Entry Period (Monday through Friday) must be received by midnight PT on the date of entry for that entry to be eligible to receive the Gift Card and the Grand Prize.
In some television markets, a Show episode may be broadcast twice—once in its initial broadcast and a repeat broadcast the following day. Sweepstakes entries that give the name of the celebrity featured on a Show episode broadcast during the Entry Period may be submitted on either the date of the original Show episode broadcast or on the date of the repeat broadcast.
All entries must be submitted at the Web Site during the period that the Sweepstakes is being offered according to all applicable directions as listed on the Web Site and in these Official Rules, or the entry will be void. Those who do not fill in all the required fields will be disqualified. Entries generated by a script, macro or other automated means will be disqualified. Sponsor (defined below) is not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, illegible, incomprehensible or misdirected entries, bugs, failures in servers, hardware or software transmission failure or loss or delayed or corrupted data transmissions or any injury or damage to an entrant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from downloading any portion of this Sweepstakes. All entries will become the property of Sponsor and none will be returned. This Sweepstakes is void where prohibited or restricted by law. The winner will be notified via telephone, mail or e-mail that he/she, subject to verification, is a Sweepstakes prize winner. If a winner cannot be reached after a reasonable effort has been made during that twenty-four hour period following the date of Sponsor’s first notification attempt, or if an entrant is found to be ineligible, or if the potential winner refuses the prize, an alternate winner may be selected at Sponsors sole discretion. If any Sweepstakes prize or sweepstakes prize notification is returned as undeliverable, the winner may be disqualified, and an alternate winner may be selected as Sponsors sole discretion. Any alternate winner is subject to all eligibility requirements and restrictions of these Official Rules.
• DAILY PRIZE:
a. One (1) $100 VISA® Gift Card will be awarded to one eligible entrant on each of the ten (10) days of the Entry Period (Monday through Friday) randomly selected by Sponsor from all eligible non-Market entries (as hereinafter defined) received on the applicable day during the Entry Period which correctly name the celebrity highlighted in the applicable Show episode. Gift Card subject to terms and conditions thereon. Limit: one (1) $100 VISA® Gift Card per person during the Entry Period.
b. One (1) $100 VISA® Gift Card will be awarded to one (1) eligible entrant residing in each of the following broadcast markets/counties (each a “Market”) on each day of the Entry Period (Monday-Friday) One (1) eligible entrant will be randomly selected by Sponsor from all eligible entries received from each Market on the applicable day during the Entry Period which correctly name the celebrity highlighted in the applicable Show episode, Gift card subject to terms and conditions thereon. Total Gift Cards Awarded during Entry Period: 110; Approximate Retail Value (ARV) of those Gift Cards: $11,000.
Cook, De Kalb, Du Page, Grundy, Jasper, Kane, Kankakee, Kendall, La Porte, La Salle, Lake, McHenry, Newton, Porter, Will
Anderson, Bosque, Collin, Comanche, Cooke, Dallas, Delta, Denton, Ellis, Erath, Fannin, Freestone, Hamilton, Henderson, Hill, Hood, Hopkins, Hunt, Jack, Johnson, Kaufman, Lamar, Navarro, Palo Pinto, Parker, Rains, Red River, Rockwall, Somervell, Tarrant, Van Zandt, Wise
Austin, Brazoria, Calhoun, Chambers, Colorado, Fort Bend, Galveston, Grimes, Harris, Jackson, Liberty, Matagorda, Montgomery, Polk, San Jacinto, Trinity, Walker, Waller, Washington, Wharton
Los Angeles, CA
Esmeralda, Inyo, Kern-E, Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside-E, Riverside-W, San Bernardino, Ventura
New York, NY
Bergen, Bronx, Dutchess, Essex, Fairfield, Hudson, Hunterdon, Kings, Middlesex, Monmouth, Morris, Nassau, New York, Ocean, Orange, Passaic, Pike, Putnam, Queens, Richmond, Rockland, Somerset, Suffolk, Sullivan, Sussex, Ulster, Union, Warren, Westchester
Brevard, Flagler, Lake, Marion, Orange, Osceola, Seminole, Sumter, Volusia
Atlantic, Berks, Bucks, Burlington, Camden, Cape May, Chester, Cumberland, Delaware, Gloucester, Kent, Lehigh, Mercer, Montgomery, New Castle, Northampton, Philadelphia, Salem
San Francisco, CA
Alameda, Contra Costa, Lake, Marin, Mendocino, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Solano-W, Sonoma
Amador, Calaveras, Colusa, El Dorado-W, Nevada, Placer, Plumas, Sacramento, San Joaquin, Sierra, Solano-E, Stanislaus, Sutter, Tuolumne, Yolo, Yuba
St. Louis, MO
Bond, Calhoun, Clay, Clinton, Crawford, Fayette, Franklin, Gasconade, Greene, Iron, Jefferson, Jersey, Lincoln, Macoupin, Madison, Marion, Monroe, Montgomery, Phelps, Pike, Randolph, Reynolds, St Charles, St Clair, St Francois, St Louis, St Louis-Ind, Ste Genevieve, Warren, Washington
Limit: one (1) $100 VISA® Gift Card per person during the Entry Period.
The one hundred ten (110) potential daily prize winners will be drawn on or about May 13, 2015. ARV of all daily prizes: $11,000.00
• GRAND PRIZE: One (1) Grand Prize winner will be randomly selected by Sponsor from all eligible entries received during the Entry Period who correctly identify the celebrity highlighted in the applicable Show episode. That Grand Prize winner will receive a check from Sponsor totaling $10,000.00. ARV: $10,000.00.
The total ARV of all Sweepstakes Prizes: $21,000.
No transfer or prize substitution allowed, except at Sponsor’s sole discretion. No prize may be sold, bartered or auctioned. Sponsor may require winner(s) to sign an affidavit of eligibility and liability/publicity release (as more fully discussed below). Sponsor will be entitled to interpret these Official Rules as needed including, without limitation, those rules concerning entries, deadlines, winner selection, prize restrictions and eligibility. Decisions made by Sponsor are final in all matters including, without limitation, interpretation of these Official Rules and awarding of the prize(s) and those decisions of Sponsor cannot be challenged or appealed. If legitimately claimed, the prizes will be awarded. In no event will more than the stated number of prizes be awarded.
All expenses not specified herein, including, without limitation, all federal, state, provincial and local taxes, are each prize winner’s sole responsibility.
4.ODDS OF WINNING:
For each daily prize drawing the odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible entries received on the applicable day during the Entry Period. For the grand prize drawing the odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible entries received during the Entry Period.
5.LIMITATION ON LIABILITY / DISCLAIMER / OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
All entrants, as a condition of entry, agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor. Except where prohibited by law, by entering a Sweepstakes, each entrant consents to the use of his/her name, voice, picture, likeness and biographical data and/or any other information contained in his/her entry in advertising, promotional and marketing materials by Sponsor and the Sponsor Entities without additional compensation, review or approval which may require, without limitation, winner to appear in person on a television, radio or Internet broadcast. In addition, by entering, all entrants, except where prohibited by law, consent to being photographed, filmed, taped and/or interviewed about the Sweepstakes. In connection therewith, all entrants grant full permission and consent to Sponsor and the Sponsor Entities to utilize any of the results of such photographing, filming, taping and/or interviewing in any and all media now known or hereafter devised without additional compensation, review or approval and hereby release Sponsor and the Sponsor Entities from all liability related thereto.
Winners may be required to sign and return a certificate of eligibility and liability/publicity release within twenty-four (24) hours following the potential prize winner’s date of receipt of such document(s) or the applicable prize will be forfeited. Winner may also be required to provide Sponsor a valid social security number for tax purposes and a copy of a valid photo identification to confirm age/residency requirements.
All prize claims and winner materials will be verified by Sponsor.
If this Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, including, because of any infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failure or other cause beyond Sponsor’s control which corrupts or threatens to corrupt or adversely affects the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, suspend and/or modify this Sweepstakes and Sponsor can perform the random drawing from among all eligible entries received prior to such cancellation, suspension or modification of the Sweepstakes. Winner, by acceptance of any Prize, agrees to release Sponsor and the Sponsor Entities from any and all liability, claims or actions of any kind whatsoever for injuries, damages or losses to persons and property which may be sustained in connection with the receipt, ownership or use of any Prize or while traveling to and from a location to obtain or use any Prize. Further, no responsibilities are accepted for any additional expenses, omissions, delays, re-routing, or acts of any government or authority. Sponsor is not responsible for electronic communications that are undeliverable as a result of any form of passive or active filtering of any kind.
Neither Sponsor nor the Sponsor Entities make any warranty, representation, or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to the use of any Prize including, without limitation, quality, merchantability, or fitness for a particular purpose. By participating, entrants agree to release, discharge and hold harmless the Sponsor and the Sweepstakes Entities from any and all claims, actions, demands, losses, liabilities and damages of any kind whatsoever (including, without limitation, bodily injury, personal injury, death, disability and property damage), costs and expenses (including, without limitation, reasonable attorney’s fees, court costs, settlement and disbursements) directly or indirectly arising out of their participation in the Sweepstakes, the redemption, acceptance, possession, use, misuse, loss or misdirection of any Prize or any portion of the Prize, and participation in any Prize-related activities, and hereby waive all rights to claim punitive, incidental and consequential damages. Sponsor and Sponsor Entities do not offer assurances, guarantees or warranties that the Sweepstakes or related websites will be uninterrupted or error-free and do not guarantee the accuracy or reliability of any information obtained through the Sweepstakes. Some states do not allow the limitation or exclusion of liability for incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitations or exclusion may not apply to you in whole or in part.
Neither Sponsor nor the Sponsor Entities are responsible for technical, hardware, software, or telephone malfunctions of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, or failed, incorrect, incomplete, inaccurate, garbled or delayed electronic communications caused by Sponsor or the Sponsor Entities, the user or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in this Sweepstakes or by any human error which may occur in the processing of the entries in this Sweepstakes and which may limit a participant’s ability to participate in this Sweepstakes. Entries that are incomplete, illegible or corrupted are void and will not be accepted. Any person who supplies false information, enters by fraudulent means, or is otherwise determined to be in violation of these official rules in an attempt to obtain any Prize will forfeit the Prize won and may be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law. The Sweepstakes shall be governed by, construed and enforced in accordance with the laws of the State of California. Any action by entrant or any third party brought to enforce these rules or, in connection with any matters related to the Web Site shall be brought only in either the State or Federal Courts located in Los Angeles County, California, and you expressly consent to the jurisdiction of said courts. Each entrant further agrees to not knowingly: damage or cause interruption of the Sweepstakes; prevent others from using the Sweepstakes; or obtain or modify another user’s non-public account information without their consent. Submission of an entry is acknowledgment of, and agreement to be bound by, all terms and conditions of these official rules. In the event of a dispute concerning who submitted an e-mail entry, the entry will be declared to have been made by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at time of entry. An “authorized account holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, online 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.
CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DAMAGE ANY ONLINE SERVICE OR WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES VIOLATES CRIMINAL AND/OR CIVIL LAWS. IF SUCH AN ATTEMPT IS MADE, SPONSOR MAY DISQUALIFY ANY SWEEPSTAKES ENTRANT MAKING SUCH ATTEMPT AND SPONSOR MAY SEEK DAMAGES TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
Sponsor and Sweepstakes Entities shall not be liable to Prize winner or any other person for failure to supply the Prize or any part thereof, by reason of any act of God, any action, regulation, order or request by any governmental or quasi-governmental entity , equipment failure, terrorist acts, earthquake, war, fire, flood, explosion, unusually severe weather, hurricane, embargo, labor dispute or strike, labor or material shortage, transportation interruption of any kind, work slow-down, civil disturbance, insurrection, riot or any similar or dissimilar event beyond Sponsor’s or Sweepstake Entities’ reasonable control.
Any third party trademarks mentioned herein are the property of their respective trademark owners. The use or mention of such third party trademarks in these Official Rules or in the Sweepstakes promotional materials is solely for descriptive purposes and will in no way imply an endorsement or sponsorship of the Sweepstakes or its promotion.
If production, technical, seeding, programming or any other reasons cause more than the stated number of Sweepstakes prizes as set forth herein to be available and/or claimed, Sponsor reserves the right to award only the stated number of prizes by a random drawing from among all legitimate, un-awarded, eligible prize claims.
If there is any discrepancy or inconsistency between any terms or conditions of these Official Rules and any disclosures or other statements contained in any other Sweepstakes-related materials including, but not limited to, the Sweepstakes entry forms or television/print/mobile/online advertising, the terms and conditions of these Official Rules will prevail, govern and control.
The Sweepstakes and these Official Rules will be governed by the laws of the State of California (without giving effect to any choice of law rules that would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than California) whose courts shall have exclusive jurisdiction in the event that any dispute arises regarding the Sweepstakes or any of the Sweepstakes prizes. Any action by entrant or any third party brought to enforce these rules or, in connection with any matters related to the Sweepstakes shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively by those courts located in Los Angeles County, California, and entrants expressly consent to the jurisdiction of said courts and waive any objections to personal jurisdiction. Any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred including, without limitation, costs associated with entering the Sweepstakes but in no event attorneys’ fees or costs. Under no circumstances will entrants be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrants hereby waive all rights to claim, indirect, punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses and any and all right to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased
For a copy of the final Prize winner list, mail a SASE to: The TMZ Make It Rain Sweepstakes c/o Warner Bros. Worldwide Television Distribution, 4001 W. Olive Avenue, Burbank, CA 91505. Winner list will be available after June 1, 2015. Requests must be received no later than June 30, 2015.