The Hunger Games: Catching Fire EPIX Hawaiian Sweepstakes
Sponsored by Studio 3 Partners LLC
1. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN A PRIZE. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW. A FACEBOOK ACCOUNT IS REQUIRED FOR ENTRY.
2. Entry Period: The entry period for The Hunger Games: Catching Fire EPIX Hawaiian Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) commences at 12:00:00 PM (ET) on July 10, 2014 and ends at 11:59:59 AM (ET) on August 10, 2014 (the “Entry Period”). All entries must be received by 11:59:59 AM (ET) on August 10, 2014. The odds of winning depend on the total number of Eligible Entries (hereinafter defined) received for the Sweepstakes.
4. How to Enter: Entry requires a Facebook account. During the Entry Period, (a) visit www.facebook.com/epix, (b) “Like” the page, (c) click on the Sweepstakes tab, (d) fill out the entry form (the “Entry Form”), and (e) submit the Entry Form.
Entries must be submitted during the Entry Period from your own Facebook account. You will need to create a Facebook account if you don’t already have one. Membership on Facebook is free (as of the date of publication of these Official Rules) and registration can be obtained by logging onto http://www.facebook.com and following the onscreen instructions to create a new account. By submitting an Entry to this Sweepstakes via Facebook, YOU AGREE TO THESE OFFICIAL RULES AND THE FACEBOOK TERMS (http://facebook.com/terms.php?ref=pf).
You must submit your entry in accordance with the instructions above during the Entry Period to count as one (1) “Entry”. Limit of one (1) Entry per person per day. Any sort of automated Entry sent via bot is strictly prohibited. Any entrant suspected or found to be submitting automated Entries of any kind will be disqualified. All Entries submitted in accordance with these Official Rules shall hereinafter be referred to as “Eligible Entries”.
In the event of a dispute over who submitted a winning Entry, the authorized subscriber of the Facebook account used to participate in the Sweepstakes at the actual time of entry will be deemed to be the entrant. The authorized account subscriber is defined as the natural person who is assigned a Facebook account by Facebook. All Entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned. All Entries must comply with the Facebook terms of service and Facebook rules available at the Facebook website. Creating multiple Facebook accounts in order to exceed the limit on Entries permitted by these Official Rules may result in the disqualification of such Entries from such accounts.
By entering this Sweepstakes, you agree that you are solely responsible for all data charges that you may incur. All such charges are billed by and payable to your mobile service provider. Please contact your participating mobile service provider for pricing plans, participation status and details. Participation in this Sweepstakes by mobile device means that you understand that you may receive additional messages by mobile device relating to this Sweepstakes, including notifying you if you are a winner, which may be subject to charges pursuant to your carrier’s rate plan. Text messaging may not be available from all mobile phone service carriers and handset models. Mobile device service may not be available in all areas. Check your mobile device’s capabilities for specific instructions.
5. Winner Selection/Notification:
There will be six (6) winners (each, a “Winner” and collectively, the “Winners”). The Winners will be selected at random within approximately one (1) week of the conclusion of the Entry Period from among all Eligible Entries received during the Entry Period. Sponsor will make up to two (2) attempts over the forty-eight (48) hour period following the potential Winners’ selection to contact each potential Winner via the phone number and/or email address provided on the Entry Form. In the event that a potential Winner does not respond within forty-eight (48) hours of being contacted, such potential Winner may be disqualified and an alternate Winner may be selected from among the remaining applicable Eligible Entries received. This process will be repeated until a potential Winner responds, as time permits, in Sponsor’s sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to select an alternate potential Winner from among the Eligible Entries received in the event that a potential Winner fails to comply with these Official Rules.
The final determination of the Winners shall be in the sole and absolute discretion of Sponsor. Sponsor reserves the right to extend the Entry Period or to not select any Winners if Sponsor determines, in its sole and absolute discretion, that there are an insufficient number of Eligible Entries. To the extent permitted by law, Sponsor disclaims any liability from, and entrants, whether or not a Winner, agree to waive any claims against Sponsor relating to the selection or awarding process.
6. Winner Verification: Each potential Winner and Guest (hereinafter defined) must prove eligibility, including, without limitation, proof of age and residence within three (3) days of being notified as a potential Winner. In the event of non-compliance by a potential Winner, such potential Winner shall be disqualified and all privileges otherwise due as a Winner shall be terminated and an alternate potential Winner may be chosen from among all of the remaining Eligible Entries received in Sponsor’s sole discretion. Each potential Winner and Guest (and if a Minor, his/her parent/legal guardian) must sign within three (3) days of receipt of such documents from Sponsor: (a) an affidavit of eligibility and release of the Released Parties from any and all liability, loss, claims, demands, and causes of action for personal injury and/or damage, theft, loss, or any other harm suffered in connection with this Sweepstakes or the use, misuse or acceptance of any Prize or any portion thereof to be eligible for a Prize; (b) except where prohibited by law, a promotional release granting Sponsor the right to use their name and likeness for advertising and publicity purposes without additional compensation; and (c) any other documentation required by Sponsor, including a W2 form and Winner’s social security number for tax purposes (collectively, the “Releases”). Entry into this Sweepstakes constitutes agreement to sign such Releases. Each Winner and Guest (and if a Minor, his/her parent/legal guardian) also must acknowledge that Sponsor has not and will not obtain or provide insurance of any kind relating to a Prize and that each Winner and Guest will be responsible for obtaining and paying for any life, travel, accident, property or other form of insurance relating to a Prize. Each Winner and Guest (and if a Minor, his/her parent/legal guardian) must also complete any additional legal documents provided by Sponsor (or third party on its behalf, if applicable) with respect to a Prize and return them as instructed within the timeframe specified by Sponsor or Winner may forfeit the Prize at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Failure to return all such documents and comply with Sponsor’s deadlines, noncompliance with these Official Rules or the return of any prize or prize notification will result in disqualification and selection of an alternate Winner. All decisions of Sponsor relating to the Sweepstakes are final. Sponsor expressly reserves the right to delay the announcement of the Winners for creative or technical reasons or for any other reason Sponsor deems necessary.
ANY VIOLATION OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES BY A POTENTIAL WINNER (AS DETERMINED IN SPONSOR’S SOLE DISCRETION) WILL RESULT IN SUCH POTENTIAL WINNER’S DISQUALIFICATION FROM THE SWEEPSTAKES AND ALL PRIVILEGES AS A WINNER WILL BE IMMEDIATELY TERMINATED.
7. Prizes: Six (6) prizes will be awarded (each a “Prize” and collectively, the “Prizes”).
(a) Grand Prize (1): The “Grand Prize Winner” shall receive the Grand Prize, which consists of a trip for Grand Prize Winner and his/her one (1) guest (“Guest”) to Oahu, Hawaii. The approximate retail value (“ARV”) of the Grand Prize is Six Thousand Four Hundred Ninety Dollars ($6,490.00), depending on time of travel and place of departure, and consists of:
(i) Round trip economy airfare on Hawaiian Airlines for the Grand Prize Winner and Guest departing from a Hawaiian Airlines gateway airport (determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion) and arriving at Honolulu International Airport in Oahu, Hawaii;
(ii) Five (5) nights standard hotel accommodations (single room/double occupancy; room and tax only) at the Turtle Bay Resort for Grand Prize Winner and Guest;
(iii) One (1) surf lesson for Grand Prize Winner and Guest;
(iv) Round-trip ground transportation to/from Honolulu International Airport to/from the Turtle Bay Resort; and
(v) A Five Hundred Dollar ($500.00) gift card for Grand Prize Winner only.
In the event that Grand Prize Winner does not live within reasonable driving distance of a Hawaiian Airlines gateway airport (as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion), the Grand Prize shall also include round trip economy airfare for the Grand Prize Winner and Guest departing from an airport near Grand Prize Winner’s residence (determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion) and arriving at an airport that is a Hawaiian Airlines gateway airport (determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion).
(b) Runner-Up Prizes (5). There will be five (5) “Runner-Up Winners” who will each receive one (1) Runner-Up Prize. The Runner-Up Prize consists of (i) one (1) The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Swag Bag, and (ii) a six (6) month digital subscription to www.epix.com (each, a “Digital Subscription”). The ARV of each Runner-Up Prize is Two Hundred Twenty Dollars ($220.00).
The total ARV for all Prizes to be awarded in this Sweepstakes is Seven Thousand Five Hundred Ninety Dollars ($7,590.00). The ARV is subject to change based on current market conditions at the time of Grand Prize fulfillment and the time of travel and the distance between departure and destination. Any difference between the ARV and actual value, if any, will not be awarded. No substitution, transfer or cash equivalent of a Prize or any portion thereof is permitted, except by Sponsor, in which case a prize of comparable or greater value may be awarded.
The dates for fulfillment of the Grand Prize will be determined by Sponsor, in its sole discretion. The dates for fulfillment of the Runner-Up Prizes will be within one (1) month of the Winners’ selection and verification, subject to change in Sponsor’s sole discretion. Arrangements for fulfillment of the Prizes will be made by Sponsor. All costs and expenses not specifically listed as part of the Prizes, including, without limitation, any incidental costs incurred in connection with the Grand Prize are solely each Winner’s responsibility.
If a potential Grand Prize Winner is not available to travel on the dates specified by Sponsor in its sole discretion, such Grand Prize Winner privileges and the Grand Prize will be terminated and an alternative winner may be selected from the remaining Eligible Entries.
If the Grand Prize Winner is a resident of a jurisdiction that deems him/her to be a Minor, he/she must be accompanied by his/her parent/legal guardian and such person must pay his/her own expenses unless deemed to be the Guest.
The Grand Prize Winner and Guest must possess valid travel documents in order to travel. The Grand Prize Winner and Guest must travel on the same itinerary. The Grand Prize Winner and Guest must travel on the dates specified by Sponsor or the Grand Prize will be forfeited. Guest traveling with Grand Prize Winner must be at least eighteen (18) years of age or older at the time of Grand Prize fulfillment and must otherwise meet the conditions of an eligible entrant to the Sweepstakes. If Guest resides in a jurisdiction that deems him/her to be a Minor, such Guest must be accompanied by his/her parent or legal guardian who must be deemed the Grand Prize Winner. If the Grand Prize Winner does not designate an eligible Guest by the designated date specified by Sponsor, the portion of the Grand Prize related to the Guest will be forfeited.
In the event that the Grand Prize Winner’s residence is on the island of Oahu, Grand Prize Winner forfeits his/her air travel and ground transportation, and Grand Prize Winner and Guest shall arrange their own transportation to/from the Turtle Bay Resort. In the event that Grand Prize Winner’s residence is in Hawaii but not the island of Oahu, Grand Prize Winner shall receive round-trip economy class air travel on Hawaiian Airlines for Grand Prize Winner and Guest departing from an airport near Grand Prize Winner’s residence (determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion), which may not be a Hawaiian Airlines gateway airport, and arriving at Honolulu International Airport in Oahu, Hawaii, and Grand Prize Winner forfeits his/her right to any additional HawaiianMiles (defined herein).
Sponsor may change the airline(s) and hotel in its sole discretion. Travel restrictions, conditions and limitations may apply. Travel arrangements are subject to availability and must be roundtrip. The Released Parties shall not be responsible for any cancellations, delays, diversions or substitution or any acts or omissions whatsoever by the air carriers, hotels or other transportation companies or any other persons providing any of these services and accommodations necessitated by same. Sponsor shall not be liable for any loss or damage to baggage. All travel dates are subject to change in Sponsor’s sole discretion. All costs and expenses associated with prize acceptance and use not specifically listed above as being provided, including, without limitation, additional ground transportation, luggage fees, meals, snacks, beverages, mini-bar, entertainment, tips, souvenirs, personal expenses, damages to hotel rooms, and any equipment to be used in connection with the Grand Prize are solely Grand Prize Winner’s responsibility. Without limiting the foregoing, flight itinerary may include one or more stops and/or layovers. Certain documentation and requirements may be necessary for air travel, such as photo identification. Grand Prize Winner and Guest are solely responsible for any documentation and requirements and determining applicable procedures and restrictions. Grand Prize Winner and Guest must provide their own transportation to and from the departure airport. Grand Prize air travel cannot be used to accrue frequent flier miles, awards or other perquisites. Travel and accommodation services are provided according to the terms and conditions of the respective service provider, and Sponsor and the other Released Parties assume no responsibility to Grand Prize Winner or Guest with respect to the service providers.
The Grand Prize is non-transferable and cannot be substituted for cash or any other prizing. The Grand Prize is subject to availability, black-out dates and other restrictions by each respective prize provider. Travel must be completed by July 31, 2015.
Air travel on Hawaiian Airlines is awarded in the form of One Hundred Twenty Thousand (120,000) HawaiianMiles (“HawaiianMiles”), which is equivalent to two (2) roundtrip coach class tickets between any North American Hawaiian Airlines gateway city and Honolulu, Hawaii (HNL). Hawaiian Airlines’ North American gateway city airport codes are: JFK, LAX, SFO, SEA, PDX, SMF, OAK, SJC, SAN, PHX, and LAS. Sponsor or Grand Prize Winner, in Sponsor’s sole discretion, shall redeem the HawaiianMiles and book air travel for Grand Prize Winner and Guest. In the event that Grand Prize Winner redeems the HawaiianMiles, such Grand Prize Winner must deposit the HawaiianMiles into their free HawaiianMiles account before the expiration date on the HawaiianMiles award certificate. Notwithstanding the foregoing, redemption and use of complimentary award miles for travel are wholly subject to the terms and conditions of the HawaiianMiles program and space availability. The HawaiianMiles cannot be transferred, exchanged or replaced and have no cash value whatsoever. Other restrictions apply; see Terms and Conditions of the HawaiianMiles program (www.hawaiianairlines.com).
The value of the Prizes may be taxable to each Winner as income. Each Winner must supply Sponsor with his/her social security number for tax purposes. An IRS Form 1099 may be issued in the name of each Winner (or if a Minor, in the name of his/her parent/guardian) for the actual value of the Prize received. Upon entry into the Sweepstakes, each Winner (as well as all other entrants) are required to comply with any and all applicable federal, state, and local laws, rules, and regulations. Sponsor reserves the right to conduct a background check on the Winners at its sole discretion. All federal, state and local taxes, and any other costs not specifically provided for in these Official Rules are solely each Winner’s responsibility. Sponsor shall have no responsibility or obligation to a Winner if he/she is unable or unavailable to accept or utilize a Prize as described herein.
No substitution, transfer or cash equivalent of the Prizes or any portion thereof is permitted, except by Sponsor, in which case a prize of comparable or greater value may be awarded.
8. General Terms:
Noncompliance with any of these Official Rules may result in disqualification. ANY VIOLATION OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES BY ANY WINNER OR GUEST OR ANY BEHAVIOR BY ANY WINNER OR GUEST THAT WILL BRING SUCH WINNER, GUEST, HAWAIIAN AIRLINES, TURTLE BAY RESORT, OR SPONSOR INTO DISREPUTE (IN SPONSOR’S SOLE DISCRETION) WILL RESULT IN SUCH WINNER’S DISQUALIFICATION AS A WINNER OF THE SWEEPSTAKES AND ALL PRIVILEGES AS A WINNER WILL BE IMMEDIATELY TERMINATED.
Sponsor assumes no responsibility for incorrect or inaccurate entry information whether caused 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. Sponsor is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers, or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any e-mail or players on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website, or any combination thereof, including, without limitation, any injury or damage to participant's or any other person's computer related to or resulting from participation or downloading any materials in this Sweepstakes. Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the Sweepstakes, or in the announcement of the Prizes and the Winners. If, for any reason, the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, including, without limitation, changes in Sponsor’s on-air programming, infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes. Should the Sweepstakes be terminated prior to the stated expiration date, the Prizes may be awarded to winners to be selected from among all Eligible Entries received up until and/or after (if applicable) the time of modification, cancellation or termination or in a manner that is fair and equitable as determined by Sponsor. All interpretations of these Official Rules and decisions by Sponsor are final. Use of any device to automate an entry is prohibited, including, but not limited to, software-generated, robotic, programmed, script, macro or other automated entries. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it suspects or finds: (a) to have used a software-generated, robotic, programmed, script, macro or other automated entry; (b) to have tampered with the entry process or the operation of this Sweepstakes; (c) to be acting in violation of these Official Rules; (d) to be acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person; or (e) to have provided inaccurate information on any legal documents submitted in connection with this Sweepstakes. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY ANY INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE SWEEPSTAKES WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. THE NEW YORK COURTS (STATE AND FEDERAL) SHALL HAVE SOLE JURISDICTION OF ANY CONTROVERSIES REGARDING THE SWEEPSTAKES AND THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK SHALL GOVERN THE SWEEPSTAKES. EACH ENTRANT WAIVES ANY AND ALL OBJECTIONS TO JURISDICTION AND VENUE IN THESE COURTS AND HEREBY SUBMITS TO THE JURISDICTION OF THOSE COURTS. Entrants agree to indemnify and hold harmless the Released Parties from any and all liability resulting or arising from the Sweepstakes, to release all rights to bring any claim, action or proceeding against the Released Parties, and hereby acknowledge that said Released Parties have neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to the Prizes, including express warranties provided exclusively by a prize supplier that are sent along with the Prizes.
BY ENTERING THE SWEEPSTAKES, ENTRANTS RELEASE AND HOLD HARMLESS THE RELEASED PARTIES FROM AND AGAINST ANY AND ALL LOSSES, DAMAGES, RIGHTS, CLAIMS, AND ACTIONS OF ANY KIND ARISING IN WHOLE OR IN PART, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, FROM THE SWEEPSTAKES OR PARTICIPATION IN ANY SWEEPSTAKES-RELATED ACTIVITY (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE REMOVAL FROM THE SWEEPSTAKES WEBSITE OF, OR DISCONTINUATION OF ACCESS TO, ANY MATERIALS), OR RESULTING DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, FROM ACCEPTANCE, POSSESSION, USE, OR MISUSE OF ANY PRIZE AWARDED IN CONNECTION WITH THE SWEEPSTAKES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, PERSONAL INJURY, DEATH, AND/OR PROPERTY DAMAGE, AS WELL AS CLAIMS BASED ON PUBLICITY RIGHTS, DEFAMATION, AND/OR INVASION OF PRIVACY.
IN NO EVENT WILL THE RELEASED PARTIES BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR LOSSES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, ARISING OUT OF ANY ACCESS TO AND/OR USE OF THE SWEEPSTAKES AND/OR THE SWEEPSTAKES WEBSITE, THE DOWNLOADING FROM AND/OR PRINTING OF MATERIAL DOWNLOADED FROM THE SWEEPSTAKES WEBSITE, THE REMOVAL FROM THE SWEEPSTAKES WEBSITE OF, OR DISCONTINUATION OF ACCESS TO, ANY MATERIALS, OR ANY HARM RESULTING FROM THE ACCEPTANCE, POSSESSION, USE OR MISUSE OF, OR PARTICIPATION IN, ANY PRIZE AWARDED IN CONNECTION WITH THE SWEEPSTAKES. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, THE SWEEPSTAKES, ALL PRIZES, AND ALL MATERIALS PROVIDED ON OR THROUGH THE SWEEPSTAKES WEBSITE ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.
9. Request for Names of Winners and Official Rules: For the names of the Winners and/or Official Rules, send a self-addressed stamped envelope by October 10, 2014 to: “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire EPIX Hawaiian Sweepstakes”, EPIX, 1515 Broadway, 46th Floor, New York, NY 10036. Please note on the front left-hand corner of the outer envelope whether you are requesting “Official Rules” or the names of the “Winners”. Vermont residents may omit return postage if requesting a set of Official Rules.
10. Sponsor: This Sweepstakes is sponsored by Studio 3 Partners LLC, 1515 Broadway, New York, NY 10036. This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered or associated with Facebook. Inquiries should be directed to Studio 3 Partners LLC, not to Facebook.
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