AFN Productions – The Real Friend Ford Escape – Win a brand new 2017 Ford Escape and a trip for 2 to LAX or Burbank
Official Rules— The Real Friend Ford Escape Giveaway Contest
The following Contest is intended for viewing, or as applicable, participation in the fifty United States (but excluding Puerto Rico), and the District of Columbia only and shall only be construed and evaluated according to United States law. Do not proceed in this Contest if you are not a legal resident of and physically residing in the United States, or if you are not a legal resident of the United States or you do not fall within the eligibility requirements set forth in the official rules below.
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THE PRIZE. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. THIS IS A CONTEST OF SKILL. Void where prohibited. The “The Real Friend Ford Escape Giveaway Contest” (the “Contest”) is sponsored by AFN Productions, Inc. (“Sponsor”) and begins at 9 a.m. EDT on Monday, July 31, 2017 and ends at 11:59 p.m. EDT on Friday, September 1, 2017 (the “Entry Period”). Entries submitted on any given day during the Entry Period must be received by 11:59 p.m. EDT. Sponsor’s computer will be the official clock for the Contest. Limit: one (1) entry per person/e-mail address during the Entry Period.
Proof of submitting an entry will not be deemed by Sponsor as proof of receipt of entry into the Contest. Any attempted form of entry into the Contest other than as described herein is void.
Entrants must be available for a telephone call from a producer of “The Real” (the “Show”) in September 2017 (exact date to be determined at the sole discretion of Sponsor). Any eligible entrant who is not available during the time determined by Sponsor for a telephone interview will be disqualified. Contestant (as defined below) must also be available for a telephone call from a producer of “The Real” (the “Show”) in September 2017 (exact date to be determined at the sole discretion of Sponsor). Any eligible Contestant who is not available during the time determined by Sponsor for a telephone interview will be disqualified.
ENTRANT must complete the entry form and provide A WRITTEN ANSWER TO SPONSOR TELLING US WHY THEIR FRIEND (“CONTESTANT”) DESERVES A CHANCE TO WIN A BRAND NEW 2017 FORD ESCAPE. for purposes of this contest, “brand new” shall mean “never before owneD”. the model of the ford escape shall be based on market availability and at prize provider’s sole discretion. CONTESTANT MUST ALSO MEET THE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS BELOW. IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED FOR PRIZE, CONTESTANT MUST ACKNOWLEDGE THAT CONTESTANT HAS ALSO READ AND ACCEPTS CONTEST’S OFFICIAL RULES. IN ORDER FOR CONTESTANT TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR A CHANCE TO WIN, BOTH ENTRANT AND CONTESTANT MUST BE AVAILABLE TO TRAVEL TO LOS ANGELES IN SEPTEMBER OF 2017, WITH THE EXACT DATE AT SPONSOR’S SOLE DISCRETION. FORD MOTOR COMPANY IS SOLELY A PRIZE PROVIDER AND IS NOT A SPONSOR OF THIS CONTEST.
HOW TO ENTER:
If the person entering the Contest (“Entrant”) and Contestant meet the eligibility criteria set forth below then, in order to enter, Entrant must go to the “The Real” webpage located at Thereal.com/TheRealFordEscapeGiveaway during the Entry Period and follow the steps below:
Entrant must access the Contest webpage, located at Thereal.com/TheRealFordEscapeGiveaway.
Entrant must then submit the following:
Personal Information: Entrant and Contestant’s first name, last name, e-mail address, home phone number, mailing address, and date of birth (“Personal Information”)
Entrant will also be required to check a box acknowledging that Entrant is at least 18 years of age and another box that Entrant has read and accepts this Contest’s Official Rules.
A photograph of Entrant and Contestant for purposes of confirming identity and for publication in the event that Contestant wins the Grand Prize (publication at the sole discretion of Sponsor) (the “Photo”). Submission of the Photo will not affect whether or not Contestant will win the Grand Prize
A written statement of no more than 500 words explaining why Contestant deserves a chance to win a brand new 2017 Ford Escape (the “Statement”).
OPTIONAL CONTEST ENTRY: Upload a personal video of no more than 1 minute in length explaining why Contestant deserves the chance to win a brand new 2017 Ford Escape (“Video”). The Video entry is optional and does not affect Contestant’s odds of winning. Videos may be posted on Sponsor’s official Contest page(s) including but not limited to social media in Sponsor’s sole discretion. Video may not include music and/or copyrighted images. Videos may not be created using Flipagram or other video apps.
Entrant must complete the entry form and provide the written Statement during the Entry Period in order for Contestant to be considered for entry into the Contest. Failure to provide the Statement as part of each entry form will invalidate Contestant’s entry. Entry must be received by Sponsor between 9 a.m. EDT on Monday, July 31, 2017 and 11:59 p.m. EDT on Friday, September 1, 2017
A qualifying entry requires all of the following elements submitted via Thereal.com/TheRealFordEscapeGiveaway:
Acknowledgment that Entrant meets the eligibility requirements criteria: Contestant is at least eighteen (18) years of age and a resident of one of the 50 United States (excluding Puerto Rico, Guam, American Samoa, United States territories, possessions, and protectorates, foreign based United States military installations and wherever restricted or prohibited by law) or the District of Columbia.
The required Personal Information, as described above.
The Photo, as described above.
The Statement, as described above.
Acknowledgment that Contestant meets the eligibility requirements criteria: Contestant is at least eighteen (18) years of age and a resident of one of the 50 United States (excluding Puerto Rico, Guam, American Samoa, United States territories, possessions, and protectorates, foreign based United States military installations and wherever restricted or prohibited by law) or the District of Columbia.
By submitting any entry into the Contest, whether complete or not and whether eligible or not, each Entrant represents and warrants to Sponsor and the Sponsor Entities that the entry (including, without limitation, the Photo and the Statement): (a) is the Entrant’s original creation; (b) has not copied, in whole or in part, any other work; (c) does not violate or infringe upon any copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, privacy or publicity right, or other proprietary or intellectual property right of any person or entity; (d) is not defamatory, libelous, obscene, or otherwise illegal; and (e) is the sole and exclusive property of the Entrant, and is not subject to any third-party rights. Submission of false or misleading personal information (including the Photo and the Statement) or copied, plagiarized, offensive or otherwise inappropriate Photos and/or Statements (as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion) will be grounds for disqualification of entry. Entries generated by a script, macro or other automated means will be disqualified. Illegible or incomplete entries, as determined by the Sponsor in its sole discretion, will be disqualified. Sponsor will not deem proof of submission of an entry as proof of receipt of an entry.
The Contest is open to legal residents who are physically residing in one of the 50 United States (but excluding the territory of Puerto Rico) or the District of Columbia who are physically residing there. All entrants must be at least eighteen (18) years old (or the age of majority of their state/province of residence) as of the date of entry.
In order to be eligible, both Entrants and Contestants must acknowledge and accept Contest’s Official Rules and execute any releases required by Sponsor, including but not limited to Participant Release and Authorization and Background Check Authorization, in Sponsor’s sole discretion. Contestants who do not pass Background Check may be disqualified, in Sponsor’s sole discretion.
Employees of AFN Productions, Inc. (“Sponsor”), “The Real,” Telepictures Productions, Time Warner, Warner Bros. Entertainment, Warner Bros. Online, Ford Motor Company (“Co-Prize Donor”), the entity or entities supplying the prize or prizes for the Contest, and each of their respective partners, parent companies, divisions, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising, promotion and public relations agencies and their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives and agencies (collectively, the “Contest Entities”) are not eligible to participate in the Contest and/or win a prize. Additionally, relatives of such employees and persons living in the same household as such employees, whether or not related are not eligible to win. For the purposes of this Contest, relatives are defined as spouse, mother, father, in-laws, grandmother, grandfather, brother, sister, children and grandchildren. In addition, you are not eligible to participate or win a prize in this Contest if you have been involved in the development, production (including prize suppliers), implementation and distribution of this Contest or any of the Warner Bros.’ websites.
Entrants’ Statements will be judged by a panel of judges selected by Sponsor in Sponsor’s sole discretion using the following judging criteria: (i) Entrant’s expression of why Contestant deserves the Prize (33 1/3%); (ii) the inspirational attitude exhibited by the Entrant in the Statement (33 1/3%); and (iii) Entrant’s creativity in expressing himself/herself (33 1/3%). In the event of a tie, the potential winner will be the person with the highest creativity score. In the event there is still a tie, the potential winner with the highest inspirational attitude score will be the winner.
The Prize (as defined below) will be awarded to one (1) eligible winner (“Winner”).
The Prize and each Prize component’s approximate retail value (ARV) consists of the following:
-One (1) brand new 2017 Ford Escape
Approximate ARV of 2017 Ford Escape:
-Roundtrip airfare for two (2) people from airport closest to Winner’s permanent place of residence to LAX or Burbank, CA (solely if Winner’s permanent place of residence is not local)
-One standard hotel room in Burbank, CA for two (2) people for up to two (2) nights (solely if Winner’s permanent place of residence is not local)
-Round trip standard transportation from local hotel (or Winner’s home address if Winner’s permanent place of residence is local) to Warner Bros. studio in Burbank, CA
-Per Diem for up to two (2) people for up to two (2) days @ $35 per day
-Appearance on The Real segment in September of 2017 (exact date at Sponsor’s sole discretion)
Approximate ARV of above Travel Prize: $2,500
TOTAL Approximate ARV of the Prize: $23,760 plus taxes
Winner will be selected on or around September 8, 2017 (exact date to be determined at Sponsor’s sole discretion). The Prize winner will be announced on a date to be determined at the sole discretion of Sponsor following selection of such Prize winner.
All travel and hotel Prizes must be utilized within time and date as specified by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Any guest allowed to accompany the Prize winner as part of a travel prize or hotel prize must be at least 18 years old on the date of travel (or the age of majority in that guest’s state/province of residence). Reservations and airline tickets are non-refundable for cash or credit, non-transferable and non-changeable once issued. If lost, tickets will not be replaced. All expenses not specifically set forth herein including, without limitation, meals, ground transportation, telephone charges, movie charges, pay-per-view television charges, hotel room-service charges, merchandise, souvenirs, and any other incidental costs and expenses not identified in these Official Rules shall be the sole responsibility of the Prize winner and, if applicable, Prize winner’s guest who incur such charges.
The ARV for a travel prize may vary depending upon the point of departure and fare fluctuations. The ARV for a hotel prize may vary depending on date the hotel prize is utilized. Blackout dates and other restrictions may apply to travel and hotel prizes. Transportation and accommodations must be taken together by Prize winner and guest and cannot be taken separately. In the event that any component of a travel prize is unavailable, canceled or postponed for any reason, the remainder of that travel prize will be awarded with the exception of those components (as applicable) and the remaining elements of the travel prize shall constitute full satisfaction of Sponsor’s prize obligation to the Prize winner. If Prize winner elects to travel or partake in the trip without his/her allotted guest, no additional compensation or consideration of any kind will be awarded. Prize winner and winner’s travel guest must travel together on the same itinerary. The Prize winner and his/her guest are responsible for insurance and any other required travel documents, including valid identification and, if applicable, passport. Failure to provide such documents may result in trip cancellation upon check-in. All unspecified expenses are the sole responsibility of the Prize winner. Sponsor and Contest Entities are not responsible for lost, misplaced or damaged luggage.
Delivery date and time of delivery for each Prize item will be determined by Prize donor. Color of prizes, models, options and equipment will be determined by Prize donor and/or Sponsor in their sole discretion. The Prizes awarded may differ in appearance, color, model, etc. from any similar items shown in Contest or other promotional materials. Prize winner is responsible for all costs and expenses not specifically set forth in these Official Rules.
No transfer, cash equivalent or Prize substitution allowed, except at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Sponsor may require winner(s) to sign an affidavit of eligibility and liability/publicity release (if a US resident) (as more fully discussed below) and return that document fully executed to Sponsor within 24 hours of potential Prize winner’s receipt or Prize winner will be disqualified and Sponsor shall have the right, in its sole discretion, to select another potential Prize winner. Decisions made by Sponsor are final in all matters, including interpretation of these official rules and awarding of the Prize(s) and those decisions cannot be appealed. If legitimately claimed, the Prize will be awarded. In no event will more than the stated number of Prizes be awarded. All expenses not specified herein are winner’s sole responsibility.
The value of the Prize set forth above represents Sponsor’s good faith determination of the approximate retail value thereof and cannot be challenged or appealed. The Prize consists of only those items specifically listed above as part of the Prize, unless otherwise notified by Sponsor.
The winner of the Prize will be required to review and execute further documents and contracts (including but not limited to issuance of 1099), provided by Sponsor in order to receive the applicable Prize. In the event that the winner of the Prize elects not to complete all further contracts and releases, he or she will forfeit the Prize.
A CONTESTANT IS NOT CONSIDERED THE WINNER OF THE PRIZE UNLESS AND UNTIL SPONSOR HAS COMPLETED ITS VERIFICATION OF CONTESTANT’S ELIGIBILITY AND COMPLIANCE WITH THESE OFFICIAL RULES.
All entrants, as a condition of entry, agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor (including, without limitation, interpretation of these Official Rules and awarding of the Prize) which are final and cannot be challenged or appealed. Except where prohibited by law, by entering the Contest, each Entrant and Contestant 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 Contest 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 Contest. In connection therewith, all entrants grant full permission and consent to Sponsor and the Contest 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 Contest Entities from all liability related thereto. By entering this Contest, entrants agree to waive any right to claim ambiguity with the Official Rules. Entrants and Contestants acknowledge that if Contestant is chosen as the Winner, certain of Entrant and Contestant’s personally identifying information may be disclosed to third parties at least as required by law including, without limitation, on a Winner’s List.
All Prize claims and winner materials will be verified by Sponsor.
If this Contest 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 Contest, Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, suspend and/or modify this Contest and Sponsor can perform the random drawing from among all eligible entries received prior to such cancellation, suspension or modification of the Contest. Winner, by acceptance of any Prize, agrees to release Sponsor, Co-Prize Donor, the Contest Entities, and their respective directors, officers, agents and employees, from any and all liability, claims or actions of any kind whatsoever for injuries, costs, 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.
Neither Sponsor nor the Contest 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 except in regard to the standard limited warranty that may be a part of any individual Prize awarded hereunder. Further, no responsibilities are accepted for any additional expenses, omissions, delays, re-routing or acts of any government or authority. All prizes are provided “as is” and “with all faults.”
By participating, Contestants agree to release, discharge and hold harmless the Sponsor and the Contest 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 Contest, 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.
Neither Sponsor nor the Contest 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 Contest Entities, the user or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in this Contest or by any human error which may occur in the processing of the entries in this Contest and which may limit a participant’s ability to participate in this Contest. 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 Contest 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 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. 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 Contest but in no event attorneys’ fees. 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.
Each Contestant further agrees to not knowingly: damage or cause interruption of the Contest; prevent others from using the Contest; 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 CONTEST VIOLATES CRIMINAL AND/OR CIVIL LAWS. IF SUCH AN ATTEMPT IS MADE, SPONSOR MAY DISQUALIFY ANY CONTEST ENTRANT MAKING SUCH ATTEMPT AND SPONSOR MAY SEEK DAMAGES TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
Sponsor and Contest 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. Neither Sponsor nor Contest Entities shall be responsible for any cancellations, delays, diversions or substitutions or any act or omissions whatsoever by the cruise line, hotel or other transportation companies or any other persons providing any of these services and accommodations to passengers including any results thereof such as changes in services or accommodations necessitated by same.
For name of the Prize winner, go to Thereal.com/TheRealFordEscapeGiveaway after September 23, 2017. A copy of the Official Rules may be found at Thereal.com/TheRealFordEscapeGiveaway.
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SPONSOR: AFN Productions, Inc. 3500 West Olive Avenue, 10th Floor Burbank, CA 91505
CO-PRIZE DONOR: Ford Motor Company, One American Road, Dearborn, MI 48126