Meet the Mythbusters – Official Rules

February 26, 2013

By Administrator

Official Rules for “MEET THE MYTHBUSTERS” sweepstakes by the Issaquah Press.

Please read these rules before entering the Issaquah Press Inc MEET THE MYTHBUSTERS sweepstakes.  By submitting an entry, you acknowledge that you have read and agree to be bound by these Official Rules, and that you satisfy all eligibility requirements.

ELIGIBILITY.

Open to legal residents of the state of Washington who are the older of 18 years of age. Not open to employees or independent contractors, or immediate family members (spouses, domestic partners, parents, grandparents, siblings, children, and grandchildren) or those living in the same household of employees or independent contractors of Sponsor, any entity involved in any aspect of the sweepstakes, advertising agencies, and each of their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, advisors, or advertising/promotion agencies.

HOW TO ENTER.

Sweepstakes entry period begins at 12:00 a.m. (PT) on February 27, 2013 and ends at 11:59 p.m. (PT) on March 10, 2013 (the “Entry Period”). To enter, during the Entry Period you must enter via (1) www.facebook.com/IssaquahPress, or (2) http://www.issaquahpress.com/category/contest/, or (3) by filling out the official forms found in Issaquah Press, Inc. publications before expiration of entry period.

To enter via Facebook:

1. Go to www.facebook.com/IssaquahPress and click on the “Meet The Mythbusters” tab;

2. Click the “Like” button to “Like” the page www.facebook.com/IssaquahPress if you have not already done so; and

3. Complete and submit the entry form.

To enter via IssaquahPress.com:

1. Go to http://www.issaquahpress.com/category/contest/;

3. Complete and submit the entry form.

To enter via Issaquah Press, Inc.print Publications:

1. Obtain an official entry form from the Issaquah Press, Sammamish Review, SnoValley Star, or Newcastle News print publication published during the entry period.

2. Fill out the form.

3. Mail the completed form to “Meet the Mythbusters Sweepstakes” at PO Box 1328 Issaquah, WA 98027 or submit form in entry box located at the Issaquah Press office at 45 Front Street Issaquah WA 98027.

Limit one entry per person and e-mail address. You must have a Facebook account and be logged in to your account to “Like” the page www.facebook.com/IssaquahPress. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole and unfettered discretion to disqualify at any time any Entry. Sponsor’s (or its contractor’s) servers and clock will be deemed the official clock for all phases of the sweepstakes, and entrant’s proof of a submission does not constitute proof of receipt by Sponsor

Sponsor is collecting personal information primarily to process the Entries and to contact you if necessary, but also to potentially contact you for marketing purposes. The information you provide will be used as stated in our Privacy Policy available at http://www.issaquahpress.com/about-us/privacy-policy/. If you do not agree to these terms or to Sponsor’s privacy policy located at http://www.issaquahpress.com/about-us/privacy-policy/, please do not enter.

PRIZES.

Grand Prize

One Grand Prize winner will receive a VIP Prize package that includes:

  • Premium seat for the March 16, 2013 8:00 pm Mythbusters Behind the Myths show at the Paramount Theatre in Seattle, WA.
  • A meet & greet and photo opportunity with cast members of the show.
  • A signed photo.

Runner-up Prizes

Two second place winners will receive a pair of mezzanine seat tickets for the March 16, 2013 8:00 p.m showing of Mythbusters Behind the Myths show at paramount Theatre in Seattle, WA.

Each winner will be responsible for paying all costs and expenses related to the prize that are not specifically mentioned, including, but not limited to, taxes, and any other expenses that might reasonably be incurred by the winner in receiving or using the prize. Each winner may be required to submit his/her social security number or tax payer ID number to Sponsor in order to claim the prize. All prizes will be awarded “AS IS” and WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, express or implied (including, without limitation, any implied warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose).

CONDITIONS OF PARTICIPATION.

Each winner will be required to sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release as requested by Sponsor. Prior to awarding a prize, Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, require the potential winners to sign such additional documents Sponsor decides are necessary to confirm eligibility, to obtain a liability/publicity release, and to award any prize. Failure to return any required document by the date requested by Sponsor will deem the winner as ineligible to receive the prize. If any documentation is not returned by the specified dates or if a potential winner is deemed ineligible prior to the prize being awarded, Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, award the prize to the next available winner.

ADDITIONAL TERMS.

To the maximum extent permitted by law, Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to change these rules or cancel the sweepstakes at any time, or to modify, terminate, or suspend the sweepstakes should viruses, worms, bugs, unauthorized human intervention, or other causes beyond Sponsor’s control corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness, or proper play of the sweepstakes, or in the event Sponsor does not receive a minimum of 25 qualified Entries from separate eligible entrants. Sponsor is not responsible for any human or other error that may occur in the processing of the Entries, nor is it responsible for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, theft or destruction, or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, Entries, or for technical, network, telephone, computer, hardware or software, malfunctions of any kind, or inaccurate transmission of, or failure to receive any entry information on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any Web site. Sponsor is not responsible for injury or damage to any entrant’s or any other computer resulting from downloading any materials in connection with the sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual found to be tampering with the entry process, the outcome of the sweepstakes, or the operation of the sweepstakes or Web site; to be acting in violation of these rules; or to be acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten, or harass any other person. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY ANY INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEB SITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS, AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR AND ITS AFFILIATES RESERVE THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES AND/OR OTHER RELIEF FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

MISCELLANEOUS.

By entering, entrants agree to be bound by these rules. No transfer, assignment, cash redemption or substitution of prizes is permitted except by Sponsor due to prize availability and then with prizes of equal or greater value. Entrants agree (for themselves and their heirs) that the Released Parties will have no liability, and will be held harmless by such entrants to the maximum extent permitted by law for any liability, loss, injury, or damage to property or to person, including death, and reasonable attorney’s fees and court costs, due in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, by reason of participation in the sweepstakes, or by reason of the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of the prizes, even if caused or contributed to by the negligence of any of the Released Parties. Sweepstakes is governed by the laws of the United States and the State of Washington. As a condition of participating in this sweepstakes, entrants agree that any and all disputes which cannot be resolved between the parties, 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, exclusively before a court located in King County, Washington having jurisdiction. Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances will entrants be permitted to obtain awards for, and hereby waive all rights to claim, punitive, incidental or consequential damages, including attorneys’ fees, other than entrant’s actual out-of-pocket expenses (e.g. costs associated with entering), and entrant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased. Sweepstakes is void where prohibited by law. Entrants agree that the decisions of Sponsor are final. By participating in the sweepstakes, entrants consent to the use of their names, biographical information, Photos, Descriptions, images and/or likenesses in any manner and in any medium for any purpose in connection with the sweepstakes, including worldwide, without additional compensation, except where prohibited by law and according to the sponsor privacy policy.

WINNERS’ LIST.

Winners will be contacted personally by Sponsor. For published results of contact the Issaquah Press at PO Box 1328 Issaquah WA 98027.

SPONSOR.

Issaquah Press Inc (“we” or “us”), PO Box 1328, Issaquah, WA 98027. The sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook or any third parties.

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