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Void outside the 50 United States and where prohibited. Do not proceed to enter if you are not at least 21 years of age and a legal resident of, and located within, one of the 50 United States, or the District of Columbia, at the time of entry.
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. The SPRI Sponge Ball Twitter Fan Appreciation Giveaway begins at 12 p.m. Eastern Time (“E.T.”) on March 15, 2013 and ends at 4:59 p.m. E.T. on March 15, 2013. Sponsor: Meredith Corporation, 1716 Locust St., Des Moines, Iowa.
ENTRY: To be considered for a fan appreciation item, enter by following the instructions posted on Twitter.com/fitnessmagazine during the time period stated above. There is no cost to be considered. Postal address and additional info will be collected after the fan appreciation time has ended.
LIMIT: One entry per person with a valid Twitter handle. No group entries. Any attempt by an entrant, or any other person, to obtain more than the stated number of entries by using multiple/different email addresses, identities, registrations, logins, or any other methods may result in disqualification by Sponsor, in its sole discretion.
ELIGIBILITY: Legal residents of the 50 United States, and the District of Columbia, 21 years of age or older are eligible to enter, except employees of Sponsor, and any other organizations affiliated with the sponsorship, fulfillment, administration, prize/item support, advertisement or promotion of the Fan Appreciation Giveaway and/or their respective agents, affiliates, subsidiaries and members of their immediate families or persons residing at the same address. “Immediate family members” shall mean parents, step-parents, children, step-children, siblings, step-siblings, or spouses. “Household members” shall mean people who share the same residence at least three months a year.
WINNER-FAN SELECTION AND PRIZING: On or about March 15, 2013, Sponsor will conduct a random drawing from among all eligible entries received. 20 fans will receive a SPRI Sponge Ball, ARV $14.99 . Winner-fans will be notified and items will be delivered approximately thirty (30) days from date of winner-fan verification. One item per household.
Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize/item (or portions thereof) of equal or greater value if prize/item (or portions thereof) cannot be awarded as described. Sponsor will determine all elements of prizing in its sole discretion. Prize/items may not be assigned, transferred, changed or redeemed for cash, except at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Prize/Item is awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee express or implied by Sponsor. Sponsor disclaims all and any liability for the actual provision, quality or nature of any third-party product or service accepted by the winner-fans. The awarding of any prize/item is contingent upon full compliance with these Official Rules. Entrants agree to be bound by Official Rules and agree that if winner-fan fails to provide proof of identity, refuses to provide required documentation, is found to have violated Official Rules, or otherwise does not meet eligibility criteria, prize/item will be forfeited and awarded to an alternate winner-fan in a random drawing. Entrants understand that Sponsor is not liable for injuries, losses, or damages of any kind arising from participation in this promotion and acceptance, possession, and use of prize/item. Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the Fan Appreciation Giveaway or in the announcement of the prize/item. Decisions of Sponsor are final and binding in all respects.
ODDS of winning depend upon the number of eligible entries received.
DISPUTE RESOLUTION: Except where prohibited, by participating Fan Appreciation Giveaway entrants agree that: All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of participant(s) and Sponsor and its agents shall be governed by and construed exclusively in accordance with the laws of the State of New York without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law of any jurisdiction. Entrant agrees that any action at law or in equity arising out of or relating to this Fan Appreciation Giveaway, or awarding of the prizes/items, shall be filed only in the state or federal courts located in the State of New York and entrant hereby consents and submits to the personal jurisdiction of such courts for the purposes of litigating any such action. Except where prohibited, by participating in this Fan Appreciation Giveaway, entrant agrees that: (a) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Fan Appreciation Giveaway, or awarding of the prizes/items, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; and (b) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with participating in this Fan Appreciation Giveaway but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (c) under no circumstances will any participant be permitted to obtain awards for and hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. Some jurisdictions do not allow the limitations or exclusion of liability for incidental or consequential damages, so the above may not apply to you.
RELEASES: By participating in this Fan Appreciation Giveaway and accepting any prize/items that they may receive, entrants agree to release Sponsor, its parent, subsidiary, affiliated and successor companies, advertising and promotion agencies and prize/item suppliers, and each of their respective officers, directors, agents, representatives and employees, as well as each of their respective successors, representatives and assigns (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from any and all actions, claims, injury, loss or damage arising in any manner, directly or indirectly, from participation in this contest and/or acceptance or use of the prize/item.
OTHER: Sponsor assumes no responsibility for entries it is unable to process due to network, hardware or other technical failures; or any other reason, or incomplete, damaged, misdirected, or lost entries. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion to disqualify any person tampering with the entry process, the operation of the web site or otherwise in violation of these Official Rules. Sponsor further reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate or modify this promotion if not capable of completion as planned, including infection by computer virus, technical corruption, non-authorized human intervention, or any other causes beyond the control of the Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, or integrity of the Fan Appreciation Giveaway. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it believes has tampered with the entry process, and/or cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Fan Appreciation Giveaway. In the event of cancellation, Sponsor reserves the right to select winner-fans from among all eligible entries received prior to date of cancellation. The use of automated entry systems or any other conduct that impedes the integrity of the Fan Appreciation Giveaway is prohibited. In the event of a dispute regarding online entry, entry will be deemed made by the holder of an established e-mail account associated with the entry.
GENERAL: Except where prohibited by law: (i) entry constitutes permission to use entrant’s entry, name, hometown, voice, likeness, photograph and any statements regarding this Fan Appreciation Giveaway in all media now known or hereafter discovered, for any purpose, including without limitation, in connection with, and to promote, market or advertise, the Fan Appreciation Giveaway, in whole or in part, without review, approval, credit or attribution, notification or payment from or to entrant or any person or entity, worldwide, in perpetuity, or on a winner-fan’s list, if applicable; (ii) potential winner-fans may be required to complete and return an Affidavit of Eligibility, IRS Form W9, and Release of Liability/Publicity within ten (10) days of notification or an alternate winner-fan may be selected by random drawing. If winner-fan notification is returned as undeliverable, an alternate winner-fan may be selected by random drawing. By participating and receiving a prize/item, winner-fan releases Sponsor, its parents, affiliates, subsidiaries and agencies and their respective directors, officers, employees and agents from any and all liability with respect to the prize/item received and participation in the fan appreciation giveaway. Subject to all U. S. federal, state and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited. Taxes on prize/item(s) are the sole responsibility of the winner-fan(s). Winner-fan(s) will be issued an IRS 1099 tax form in the amount of the prize/item retail value as stated herein. For winner-fans’ list, available after April 11, 2013, send a separate, self-addressed, stamped envelope to Winner-fan’s List, FitnessMagazine.com Fan Appreciation Giveaway, 805 Third Ave., Floor 25, New York, NY 10022.
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