Team USA/Old Navy Pyeongchang Sweepstakes

Official Rules

 

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.  MAKING A PURCHASE DOES NOT IMPROVE CHANCES OF WINNING.  THE FOLLOWING SWEEPSTAKES IS VALID ONLY IN THE FIFTY (50) UNITED STATES AND DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA (“D.C.”), AND IS OPEN ONLY TO QUALIFIED PERSONS (AS DEFINED IN THE RULES BELOW).  VOID ELSEWHERE AND WHEREVER PROHIBITED.  BY PARTICIPATING IN THIS SWEEPSTAKES, YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THESE OFFICIAL RULES AND THE DECISIONS OF SPONSOR AND ADMINISTRATOR.  DO NOT PARTICIPATE IN THE SWEEPSTAKES IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THESE OFFICIAL RULES AND FALL WITHIN THE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS AS SET FORTH BELOW. 

 

Sweepstakes Name:  Team USA/Old Navy Pyeongchang Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”).

 

Sweepstakes Dates: Registration begins at 12:00:01am Eastern Time (“ET”) on 12/26/2017, and ends at 11:59:59pm ET on 1/18/2018 (the “Registration Period”).  The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations.  Void outside the (50) United States and D.C., and wherever restricted or prohibited by law.

 

Who may Enter:  Sweepstakes is open only to individuals who are legal residents of, and physically located within, the fifty (50) United States and D.C., who are age 21 or older as of date of entry, and have a valid U.S. driver’s license or government issued photo ID, except the following persons who are not eligible to enter or win:

(a)   Employees, officers, managers, and directors of United States Olympic Committee (“Sponsor”), Old Navy and Gap Inc., Million Dollar Media, LLC (the “Sweepstakes Administrator”), other participating Sponsors, each of their respective franchisees, parents, affiliated companies, subsidiaries, distributors, retailers, printers, advertising and promotion agencies, and any and all other companies associated with the design or execution of this promotion (collectively, “Released Parties”), and the members of the immediate families or households, whether or not related, of any of the above. “Immediate family members” includes, for purposes of this promotion, parents (including in-laws), grandparents, siblings (including step-siblings), children (including step-children), grandchildren (including step grandchildren) and each of their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside.

(b)   Individuals who do not currently possess or are not able to obtain prior to departure, a valid U.S. Passport, with an expiration date a minimum of 6 months after scheduled return date (2/20/2018).

(c)   Individuals who do not have access to the internet and a valid e-mail address as of 12/26/2017 in order to register for the Contest;

 

How to Enter –

1.     Text:  You may initiate participation via text during the Registration Period, if you are in possession of a Short Message Service (SMS) capable device with an eligible text plan, and have obtained the bill payer’s permission to send a text.  Text entry may not be available through all wireless carriers.  Send a text message from your mobile device to the designated short code (68255) with the designated key word (TEAMUSA) in the body of the message.  You will receive an automated text reply with a link to the contest registration website.  Click the link, and follow the prompts to complete your online entry (see below).  Message and data rates may apply to each text message sent or received as provided in your wireless plan.  Contact your carrier for pricing plans and details.  All text submissions must be received by 11:59:59pm ET on 1/18/2018.

2.     Online Registration: To enter, visit www.teamusa.org during the “Registration Period”, then find and click the link to connect to the Team USA/Old Navy Pyeongchang Sweepstakes registration page or visit the page directly at www.TeamUSAPCGamesSweeps.com or www.teamusa.org/PCGamesSweeps.  Each entrant must fully complete the online registration page with all required information including his/her name, valid email address, phone number (including area code), State of residence, zip code and confirm they are 21 years of age or older.  After having read and agreed to these Official Rules, click the submit button to submit your online entry.  All online entries must be fully complete for all required information, and must be received by 11:59pm ET on 1/18/2018 to be eligible. 

 

Maximum of one entry per person and per valid email address during the entire Registration Period.  Any entry submitted with an invalid email address or incorrect information will be disqualified.  Any incomplete or illegible entries, or any entries submitted with an invalid or false email address or phone number will be disqualified.  Released Parties are not responsible for lost, late, misdirected, illegible, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible, damaged, or for entries submitted in a manner that is not expressly allowed under these rules, or for any entry not submitted or received due to any technical error or failure, unauthorized human intervention, inaccurate capture or mis-entry of any required information, or the failure to capture any such information for any reason including programming or technical errors, or effects of hackers or failure of any electronic equipment, computer or cellular transmissions and/or network connections; all of which will be disqualified.

 

Any available opt-in opportunities are not required to enter the Sweepstakes, and checking the opt-in boxes will not improve your chances of winning.  Entrants may opt out of Email at any time, without affecting their entry, by following provided opt-out instructions.  By participating and submitting an entry, contestant agrees that sponsor and participating parties are authorized to contact entrant via email, mail, phone or any other form of media to make contestant aware of information pertinent to the Sweepstakes, and to distribute information regarding the Sponsor(s) featured products, special events or promotional offers, or coupons.  Contestants may opt-out of any further email communication at any time by simply replying REMOVE to any email message, or following the provided opt-out instructions.

 

Each participant must submit an entry on his/her own behalf.  Any entry submitted on behalf of another individual or using another person’s email address or name, or providing any false email addresses or information, will be disqualified and ineligible to claim any prize.  Any attempt by any participant to obtain more than the stated number of entries allowed by using same, multiple/different emails, identities, or any other methods void that participant's entries and that participant may be disqualified.  No mechanically reproduced or automated entries permitted.  Use of any automated system to participate is prohibited and will result in disqualification and all such entries will be deemed void. 

 

In the event of a dispute as to any entry, registration or submission, the authorized account holder of the email address used to register, and associated with the entry will be deemed to be the registrant and s/he must be eligible according to these Official Rules. The “authorized account holder” is the natural person assigned an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted address.  Proof of being the authorized account holder may be required.

 

By registering to enter Sweepstakes, you affirm that you have read and accepted these Official Sweepstakes Rules.  All entries received become the property of the Sponsor and will not be returned.  All entrants agree to be bound by and abide by the official rules of the Sweepstakes. 

 

Winner Selection and Notification – Maximum one (1) grand prize winner:  On or about 1/19/2018, a random drawing will be held from among all eligible entries received, to select a total of one (1) potential grand prize winner (see prize description below). 

 

The potential grand prize winner will be notified initially by phone and/or email beginning on or about 1/19/2018.  If the Administrator is unsuccessful in its attempt to reach and speak directly with the selected potential winner by phone within 48-hours of the initial notification attempt to the phone number or email address associated with that contestant’s entry, then that contestant may be disqualified and an alternate potential grand prize winner may be randomly selected from among the remaining eligible entries and notified as per the procedures outlined above (time permitting).  Note: phone messages will not be left during the winner notification process.

 

During grand prize winner notification, the selected potential grand prize winner must confirm their eligibility, and indicate their willingness and ability to accept the prize.  The potential grand prize winner will then receive official notification via mail or email delivery.  If the selected winner does not meet the eligibility requirements, or is unable or unwilling to accept the prize or elects to decline the prize, s/he will be disqualified and, at Sponsor’s discretion and time permitting, an alternate winner will be randomly selected from among all remaining eligible entries and notified as per the procedures outlined above.  Any disqualified contestant will not receive any alternate prize substitution or compensation.  Decisions of the Administrator in the selection and determination of the grand prize winner and all matters relating to this Sweepstakes are final and binding. 

 

All of the following will apply to the grand prize winner: 1) Winner will be required to complete and return, within 3-days of date of receipt, a prize acceptance form, including an affidavit of eligibility and a liability/publicity release (publicity release where permitted), and a W-9 form (if prize value exceeds $600);  2) Winner may be required to present a copy of a valid social security card and a valid driver’s license or government issued photo I.D. as a condition of participating or receiving any prize;  3) Winner will be issued an IRS Form 1099 reflecting the actual value of all prizes won, if prize value exceeds $600; and 4) Winner will be responsible for paying all applicable taxes (including, but not limited to all local, state and federal taxes) on all prizes awarded.  Failure to collect or properly claim any prize in accordance with these rules will result in forfeiture of the prize.  If forfeited for any reason, finalist will not receive any other prize substitution or compensation, and the prize will remain the property of Sponsor and will not be awarded, except as provided herein. 

 

Grand Prize – Maximum of one (1) grand prize award available:  The Grand Prize consists of a trip for two (2) (winner and one guest, age 21 or older) to attend the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea, with scheduled travel dates of 2/15/2018 – 2/20/2018, based upon availability, and subject to change at Sponsor’s sole discretion. 

 

The grand prize trip includes:

 

Approximate retail value of grand prize trip not to exceed $17,000.  Winner and guest must each have valid U.S. Passports for travel which must expire a minimum of 6-months from the designated return date, and any other required travel documents (i.e. Visa).  Possession of a valid passport and obtaining any required travel documents are the sole responsibility of winner and guest.  No alcoholic beverage is part of grand prize award.  All other costs and expenses related to prize acceptance, redemption and use not specified herein as being provided are the sole responsibility of winner and guest, including but not limited to ground transportation, airport parking, travel or departure taxes, baggage check fees, airline seat assignment fees, airport/hotel transfers in Pyeongchang, hotel resort fees, meals, gratuities, any incidental expenses, and all applicable taxes (including, but not limited to all local, state and federal taxes).  Winner and guest are solely responsible for all travel costs incurred to and from the nearest major airport to the winner’s home as designated by Sponsor as the prize originates and terminates at such departure point unless otherwise agreed to by Sponsor in writing.  Sponsor not responsible for late, lost, damaged or stolen luggage.  Each Grand Prize winner guest must be of legal age of majority in his/her state of residence (and at least 21) and will be required to execute and return a liability/publicity release prior to prize award.  It is recommended that each winner and guest obtain sufficient personal insurance prior to departure.  Winner and guest hereby release Sponsor from any duty to provide, check, or verify any and all necessary travel identification, passports, travel visas, birth certificates, vaccination certificates, and any other travel or entry requirements (“Personal Documents”).  Sponsor shall not have any responsibility for the replacement of lost or stolen Personal Documents or tickets, coupons, vouchers, receipts or other documents pertaining to the prize (“Travel Documents”) once the Travel Documents have been provided to winner and guest.

 

Sponsor is not responsible for any flight cancellations, travel delays or difficulty.  If flight cancellation, travel delays or difficulty prevent arrival in time for any and all elements of trip, Sponsor is not responsible for awarding any compensation in lieu thereof.  Winner and his/her guest must travel together on the same itinerary.  Any changes to completed travel arrangements, once booked, are the sole responsibility of the winner, and are solely at the winner’s expense.  Actual value of the trip will depend on point of departure, destination and any airfare fluctuations. If actual value of prize is lower than the stated maximum value of grand prize when prize is procured and fulfilled, then the difference will not be awarded to the winner.  Actual travel dates shall be at the sole discretion of Sponsor, based upon blackout dates, event dates and availability.

 

Grand Prize winner and guest must act at all times in an appropriate, well-behaved and respectful manner during the trip; failure to do so will result in termination of trip for winner and/or guest, in which case Sponsor shall not have any liability to winner and/or guest (as applicable). Winner and guest will not receive any frequent flier miles, award points or other “perks” in conjunction with prize travel.  

 

General Prize Conditions: All other costs and expenses related to prize acceptance, delivery, redemption or use not specified herein as being provided are the sole responsibility of winner.  All income, federal, state and local taxes are the winner’s sole responsibility.  All prize awards are non-transferable and no cash redemption or prize substitution allowed, except at Sponsor’s sole discretion or as provided herein.  Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize with one of comparable or greater value, at its sole discretion.  All prizes are awarded as is, without any warranty, express or implied, by Sponsor.  Failure to collect or properly claim prize in accordance with these rules will result in forfeiture of the prize.  If forfeited for any reason, participant will not receive any other prize substitution or compensation, and the prize will remain the property of Sponsor and will not be awarded, except as provided herein.  All properly claimed prizes will be awarded.  Any unclaimed prizes will not be awarded.

 

Additional Rules & Restrictions:  By participating, entrants agree to abide by and be bound by the Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor and Administrator, which shall be final in all matters relating to this Sweepstakes.  In the event an entrant wins a prize, and is later found to be in violation of these rules he/she will be required to forfeit the prize or to reimburse Sponsor for the stated value of the prize if such violation is discovered after winner has used the prize. Participation in Sweepstakes constitutes permission for the Sponsor and its designees to use entrants’ names, cities and states of residence and/or likenesses for purposes of advertising and trade in any and all media now or hereafter known worldwide on perpetuity without limitation or further compensation, notification or permission, unless prohibited by law.  False, fraudulent or deceptive entries or acts shall render entrants ineligible for any prize.

 

By participating, entrants agree to hold all Released Parties harmless from any claims, losses, actions, or damages of any kind, whether actual, incidental or consequential, to property or for injury (including but not limited to death), damages, losses or expenses arising out of or relating to entrant’s participation in this Sweepstakes, or the acceptance, possession or use/misuse of any prize, or participation in prize-related activities (including but not limited to travel or activity related thereto), and to assume all liability therefor. 

 

Released Parties shall not be liable to winner or any other person for failure to supply the prize or any part thereof by reason of any acts of God, any actions, regulations, orders, or requests by any governmental entity, equipment failure, terrorist acts, war, fire, unusually severe weather, embargo, labor dispute or strike, labor or material shortage, transportation interruption of any kind, or any other cause beyond Released Parties’ sole control. 

 

Participants are restricted to use of ordinary and typical computer equipment, mobile phone equipment, Internet access and cellular networks. Sponsor disclaims all liability for the inability of a participant to complete or continue an entry due to equipment malfunction, busy lines, inadvertent disconnections, acts beyond the Sponsor’s control, or otherwise. The Sponsor disclaims any liability for entries not received due to technical difficulties or transmission errors. The Sponsor disclaims all liability for any delays, mis-delivery, loss, or failure in the delivery of any item sent by mail, courier, express, electronic transmission, or other delivery method.  Released Parties are not responsible for mechanical, technical, electronic, communications, telephone, computer, hardware or software errors, malfunctions or failures of any kind, including: failed, incomplete, garbled or delayed transmission of online entries, traffic congestion on telephone lines, the Internet or at any website or lost or unavailable network connections which may limit an online entrant's ability to participate in the Sweepstakes, and any injury or damage to entrant’s or any other person’s computer or mobile phone related to or resulting from participating in or downloading any information necessary to participate in the Sweepstakes.  Released Parties are not responsible for any other errors of any kind, whether computer, technical, typographical, printing, human or otherwise, relating to or in connection with the Sweepstakes, including, without limitations, errors which may occur in connection with the printing or advertising of this Sweepstakes, administration or execution of the Sweepstakes, the cancellation of any event or activity, the processing of entries or in the announcement of the prizes or prize winners.  Sponsor, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify any person tampering with the entry process.

 

Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, modify or terminate the Sweepstakes or any portion thereof if fraud, misconduct or technical failures destroy or threaten the integrity of the Sweepstakes, in the opinion of the Sponsor/Administrator, or if a computer virus, bug, or other technical problem corrupts the administration, security, or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes as determined by Sponsor/Administrator, in their sole discretion. In the event of early termination of the Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right to determine prize winner in a random drawing from among all eligible, non-suspect entries received as of the time/date of such termination.

 

IN CASE OF DISPUTES:  Unless otherwise prohibited by law, as a condition to participating in the Sweepstakes the prize awarded by this Sweepstakes, each entrant agrees that (1) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or in connection with this Sweepstakes, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and will be determined by final and binding individual dispute resolution under the applicable rules of the American Arbitration Association; (2) any and all claims, judgments, and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes, and in no event will entrant be entitled to received attorneys' fees or other legal costs; and (3) under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant 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. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of entrant and Sponsor in connection with this Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Georgia, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions (whether of the State of Georgia or any other jurisdiction), that would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Georgia.

 

Odds:  Odds of being selected as grand prize winner are dependent upon the total number of eligible entries received. 

 

Official Rules & Winners List:  For a copy of these Official Rules, or the name of prize winner, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to be received by 2/28/2018 to: Team USA/Old Navy Pyeongchang Sweepstakes, c/o Million Dollar Media, P.O. Box 278, Woodbridge, NJ 07095.  PLEASE SPECIFY which you are requesting, official rules or winners list.

 

Sponsor/Administrator:  This Sweepstakes is sponsored by United States Olympic Committee, One Olympic Plaza, Colorado Springs, CO  80909; and administered by Million Dollar Media, P.O. Box 278, Woodbridge, NJ  07095.