VA Energy Sense Flying Squirrels Ticket Giveaway

VA Energy Sense Flying Squirrels Ticket Giveaway

OFFICIAL RULES

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE DOES NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.

ELIGIBILITY: The VA Energy Sense Flying Squirrels Ticket Giveaway (the “Giveaway”) is open to legal residents of Virginia who are 18 years of age or older at the time of entry. Void outside of Virginia and where prohibited. Employees of Virginia Energy Sense, a program of the State Corporation Commission (“Sponsor”), the Richmond Flying Squirrels, GolinHarris, and their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, retailers and advertising and Giveaway agencies, as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings, children and each of their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and household members of each such employee, whether related or not, are not eligible to enter or win. The Giveaway is governed by U.S. law and is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. This Giveaway is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook or Twitter. By entering, you understand that you are providing your information to the Sponsor and not Facebook or Twitter. The information you provide will only be used for Giveaway administration.

GIVEAWAY PERIOD: The Giveaway begins at 12:00:01 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) on 8/17/12 and ends at 11:59:59 p.m. ET on 8/26/12 (the “Giveaway Period”).

HOW TO ENTER: During the Giveaway Period, there are two (2) ways to enter; 1) Facebook: visit the Virginia Energy Sense Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/virginiaenergysense/photos, “like” the page (if you have not done so already), and click on the photo tab. Then, click the video tab and follow the provided instructions to share one (1) of the five (5) PSA video links provided to receive one (1) entry. You may only share with persons whom you have an existing relationship and who are eligible to enter the Giveaway. OR 2) Twitter: visit http://twitter.com/VAEnergySense, log on to your Twitter account, follow @VAEnergySense (if you are not already following), and submit a tweet with a link to the Virginia Energy Sense video specified and include the hashtag #ValueYourPower to receive one (1) entry. All entries must be received by 11:59:59 p.m. ET on 8/26/12 to be eligible. Limit one (1) Facebook entry and one (1) Twitter entry per person per valid email address throughout the Giveaway Period for a maximum of two (2) entries per person. Entries received in excess of the above stated limitation from any person or email address will be void. Entries generated by script, macro or other automated means and entries by any means which subvert the entry process will be void. In the event of a dispute as to who submitted an online entry, the authorized account holder of the email address used to participate will be deemed to be the entrant and he/she must comply with 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. Multiple entrants are not permitted to share the same email address. Potential winner may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holder.

RANDOM DRAWING: One (1) potential winner will be selected in a random drawing held on or about August 27, 2012,from all eligible entries received and combined throughout the Giveaway Period by an independent judging agency. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received and combined.

WINNER NOTIFICATION: Potential winner will be notified by mail, phone, and/or e-mail and may be required to execute and return an affidavit of eligibility, a liability release and, where lawful, a publicity release within two (2) days of date of issuance. If such documents are not returned within the specified time period, prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, Sponsor is unable to contact potential winner or potential winner is not in compliance with these Official Rules, prize will be forfeited and, at Sponsor’s discretion, an alternate winner selected.

GRAND PRIZE (1): A set of four (4) tickets to the Richmond Flying Squirrels baseball game scheduled to take place on August 30, 2012 at 7:05 p.m. and 25 Acorn Dollars for use at concession stands at the stadium. Approximate Retail Value of Grand Prize: $69. Transportation to/from the baseball game will not be provided and will be winner and guests sole responsibility. Tickets and Acorn Dollars are subject to certain terms and conditions as specified thereon. Tickets only valid for game date specified above. Seat locations will be determined by Sponsor. Winner and guests must comply with all venue rules and regulations. Failure to do so may result in forfeiture of such portion of prize. No substitution, assignment, cash equivalent or transfer of prizes is permitted, except by Sponsor, who reserves the right to substitute prize with another prize of comparable or greater value, at its sole discretion. All prize details are at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. Winner is solely responsible for all federal, state, and local taxes and all other fees and expenses associated with prize acceptance and use not specified herein as being awarded, including but not limited to any/all transportation to/from the baseball game, parking fees, souvenirs, and gratuities.

CONDITIONS OF ENTRY: By participating, each entrant fully and unconditionally agrees to and accepts these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor and Judges, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Giveaway. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Giveaway or to be acting in violation of these Official Rules, or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner and void all associated entries.

GENERAL CONDITIONS: By participating, entrants consent to the use of their names, cities and states of residence, voices, and/or photographs and/or similar related information for promotional, advertising and other purposes in any and all media now or hereafter known throughout the world in perpetuity by Sponsor and its designees, without additional compensation, notification or permission, except where prohibited by law. Entrants agree to release and hold harmless Sponsor, the Richmond Flying Squirrels, GolinHarris, Facebook, Twitter, and their respective parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, divisions, suppliers, distributors, retailers, and advertising and Giveaway agencies, and all of their respective officers, directors, shareholders, employees, and agents (collectively, “Releasees”) from any claims, actions, injury, liability, loss or damage of any kind resulting from participating in this Giveaway or from the acceptance or use of prize awarded.

LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY: Releasees are not responsible for: (i) technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to the malfunctioning of any computer, cable, network, hardware or software; (ii) the unavailability or inaccessibility of any transmissions or cable, satellite, telephone or Internet service; (iii) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process of the Giveaway; (iv) late, lost, undelivered, misdirected, delayed, damaged, inaccurate, garbled or incomplete entries, tweets, shares, email addresses, or for any electronic, computer, printing, typographical, human or other error relating to or in connection with the Giveaway, including, without limitation, errors which may occur in connection with the administration of the Giveaway, the processing of entries, the cancellation or postponement of the baseball game, the announcement of the prize, or in any Giveaway-related materials (including these Official Rules); or (v) any injury or damage to persons or property, including but not limited to entrant’s computer, hardware, or software, which injury or damage may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrant’s participation in the Giveaway. Sponsor reserves the right to cancel or modify the Giveaway for any reason, including if bugs, virus, fraud, technical failures or any other factor impairs the integrity, administration or proper play of the Giveaway, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. In such event, Sponsor reserves the right to award the prize in a random drawing from among all eligible, non-suspect entries received up to the time of such impairment.

ARBITRATION: Except where prohibited by law, as a condition of participating in this Giveaway, entrant agrees that (1) any and all disputes and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Giveaway, or prize awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by final and binding arbitration under the rules of the American Arbitration Association and held at the AAA regional office nearest the entrant; (2) the Federal Arbitration Act shall govern the interpretation, enforcement and all proceedings at such arbitration; and (3) judgment upon such arbitration award may be entered in any court having jurisdiction. Under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental or consequential damages, or any other damages, including attorneys’ fees, other than entrant’s actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e., costs associated with participating in this Giveaway), and entrant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.

CHOICE OF LAW: 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 the Giveaway, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the substantive laws of the State of Virginia, USA.

WINNER’S NAME: For the name of the winner, available after August 29, 2012 mail a self-addressed stamped envelope to: VA Energy Sense Flying Squirrels Ticket Giveaway, c/o GolinHarris for Virginia Energy Sense, 733 10th St NW Suite 900 Washington, DC 20001.

SPONSOR: Virginia Energy Sense, a program of the State Corporation Commission, Tyler Building, 1300 E. Main St., Richmond, VA 23219.