2014 LEXUS RACE TO THE GARDEN” SWEEPSTAKES
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW.
DATES OF SWEEPSTAKES: The “Lexus Race to the Garden” Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) begins at 12:00 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) on December 2, 2013 and ends at 11:59 p.m. ET on March 31, 2014 (the “Sweepstakes Period”).
ELIGIBILITY: The Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of the states of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut who; (a) are at least twenty one (21) years of age at time of entry; (b) reside within a fifty (50)-mile radius of Madison Square Garden (located at 7th Avenue & 32nd Street, New York, NY 10001); and (c) are in possession of a valid U.S. driver’s license (each, an “Entrant”). The Entrants who are selected as the potential semi-finalists (each, a “Semi-Finalist”) must have a valid driver’s license and a unique, personal and valid social security number for Sponsor (defined below) to report the tax liability associated with acceptance of the grand prize (“Grand Prize”). Valid social security numbers will be determined by IRS requirements as further defined in the “PRIZE CLAIMS” section of these Official Rules. NOTE: Potential Semi-Finalists will be notified between the dates of April 1, 2014 and April 2, 2014. Entrants must provide a telephone number in which they can be reached on such dates at time of entry. If selected as a potential Semi-Finalist, such Entrant must be willing and able to receive his/her Semi-Finalist prize (“Semi-Finalist Prize”) in person on or about April 16, 2014. Each potential Semi-Finalist must also consent to the use of his/her name, likeness, biographical information, and voice (which may be used in video and other formats at the time for which a Prize is awarded) in advertising worldwide without additional notice or compensation. See “WINNER SELECTION/NOTIFICATION” section of these Official Rules for complete details.
Officers, directors, managers and employees of Team One Advertising (the “Sponsor”), New York Lexus Dealer Association, Toyota Motor Sales USA, Inc., MSG Holdings, L.P. ("MSG"), The Madison Square Garden Company, The New York Knickerbockers Basketball Club (the “Knicks”), The New York Rangers Hockey Club (“Rangers”) the National Basketball Association and its member teams, NBA Properties, Inc., NBA Media Ventures, Inc. (collectively, "NBA Entities"), the National Hockey League and its member teams, NHL Enterprises, LP., (collectively, “NHL Entities”), and each of their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, and related companies, dealers, advertising and promotion agencies, consultants and agents, as well the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings and children) and household members of each such person, and any others engaged in the development, production, execution or distribution of this Sweepstakes, including National Sweepstakes Company, LLC (the “Independent Administrator”) are not eligible to participate. Sweepstakes is subject to all federal, state and local laws and regulations. Sweepstakes is void outside the states of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut and outside of a fifty (50) mile radius of Madison Square Garden and wherever else restricted or prohibited by law. Persons who have previously won a contest, sweepstakes or promotion of any kind sponsored or otherwise associated with Sponsor, New York Lexus Dealer Association or Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc within thirty (30) calendar days immediately preceding the start of this Sweepstakes are ineligible to participate or win a Prize.
HOW TO ENTER: Visit the Knicks website at www.nba.com/knicks/Lexus or the Rangers website at www.nyrangers.com/lexus (each, a “Website” and collectively, the “Websites”) during the Sweepstakes Period. Then, click on the Sweepstakes image and complete the official online entry form (the “Entry Form”) in its entirety including your first name, last name, address, city, state, zip code, email address (not required), telephone number where you can be reached for potential Prize winning notifications (including area code) and date of birth. Upon clicking the “Submit” button Entrants will receive one (1) entry into the Sweepstakes. Limit of one (1) entry per Entrant during the Sweepstakes Period. Any attempt by an Entrant to obtain more than the stated number of entries by using multiple/different identities, and/or any other methods will void that Entrant’s entry and that Entrant may be disqualified from the Sweepstakes. In the event of a dispute regarding the identity of the person submitting an entry, the entry will be deemed submitted by the person in whose name and mailing address were submitted via the Entry Form. If the Sponsor cannot determine the identity of the person based upon the information submitted via the Entry Form, the respective Entrant will be disqualified. No mechanically or programmatically reproduced entries are permitted. Sponsor will not verify receipt of entries for Entrants. All entries submitted become the sole property of Sponsor and will not be returned. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, misdirected, illegible, or damaged entries. By entering, each Entrant; (a) represents that he/she is at least twenty one (21) years of age and otherwise eligible to participate in the Sweepstakes; and (b) fully and unconditionally agrees to and accept these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor, which are final and legally binding in all respects. Any person who tampers with the entry process in any way will be disqualified.
SEMI-FINALIST SELECTION: On or about April 1, 2014, two (2) Semi-Finalists will be selected at random from among all eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period. Odds of being selected as a Semi-Finalist are based upon the total number of eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period. Each Semi-Finalist will be notified by telephone between the hours of 8:30 a.m. ET and 4:30 p.m. ET from April, 1 2014 through April 2, 2014. Upon being notified, each potential Semi-Finalist will receive (via email) and must complete and return “Required Documents” as further detailed in the “PRIZE CLAIMS” section below. Independent Administrator will make two (2) attempts to notify the potential Semi-Finalists by telephone. Notifications will not be left on voice mail or messaging services. If a potential Semi-Finalist cannot be reached after two (2) attempts have been made, or if he/she is otherwise ineligible as determined by the Independent Administrator/Sponsor in their sole discretion, the respective Semi-Finalist Prize and the chance to win the Grand Prize will be forfeited and an alternate Semi-Finalist will be selected from among the remaining non-winning eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period, and he/she will be notified as outlined above until two (2) Semi-Finalists are determined. Each Semi-Finalist will be eligible to win the Grand Prize as further described below.
GRAND PRIZE WINNER SELECTION: On or about April 4, 2014, one (1) grand prize winner (the “Grand Prize Winner”) will be selected at random from among the two (2) confirmed Semi-Finalists. Odds of being selected as the Grand Prize Winner are 1:2. The Grand Prize Winner will be notified by the Sponsor by email, telephone and/or in person. The Grand Prize Winner will receive the Grand Prize, subject to verification.
THIRD PRIZE WINNER SELECTION: In addition to the above, one (1) third prize winner (the “Third Prize Winner”) will be selected on or about April 4, 2014, at random from among all remaining non-winning eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period. Odds of winning the third prize (the “Third Prize”) are dependent upon the total number of remaining non-winning eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period. The Third Prize Winner will be notified by registered mail upon receipt of his/her Third Prize within six (6) to eight (8) weeks from the Third Prize drawing date.
The random drawings and determination of Prize Winners will be conducted by the Independent Administrator whose decisions are based upon their sole discretion of these Official Rules and are final and binding in all respects.
SEMI-FINALIST PRIZES: Each Semi-Finalist will receive two (2) MSG Club tickets for the Knicks Game held on April 16, 2014. Each Semi-Finalist is solely responsible for all federal, state and local taxes and all other expenses not specifically mentioned herein, as applicable, including but not limited to transportation to and from Madison Square Garden, parking accommodations, meals and beverages, incidental expenses, and gratuities. Tickets are subject to terms and conditions stated thereon. Seat locations are determined by Sponsor. Each Semi-Finalist and guest must comply with all venue rules and regulations. Failure to do so may result in forfeiture of Semi-Finalist Prize. No responsibility is assumed by the Sponsor for any game cancellation or rescheduling in whole or in part. In the event of cancellation or rescheduling, no alternate or substitute prize for such cancellation or rescheduling will be awarded. The approximate retail value (“ARV”) of each Semi-Finalist Prize is $1,000. The ARV of all Semi-Finalist Prizes to be awarded in this Sweepstakes is $2,000.
GRAND PRIZE: One (1) Grand Prize of a 2014 Lexus IS 350 F Sport automobile (the “Vehicle”) will be awarded. The manufacturer suggested retail price (“MSRP”) of the Grand Prize is $47,778. The Grand Prize Winner may opt to receive a $10,000 cash alternative to the Vehicle if he/she chooses (“Cash Alternative”). Cash Alternative will be made payable to the Grand Prize Winner in the form of a check in the amount of $10,000.00. The Grand Prize is taxable as income and all taxes associated with the Grand Prize (including but not limit to income taxes) are the sole responsibility of the Grand Prize Winner. If Vehicle is chosen: Vehicle color, options and accessories to be determined at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. Grand Prize Winner must have and provide a valid US Driver’s License and provide proof of existing Car Insurance Coverage (Comprehensive or Liability) at time of delivery. Grand Prize Winner is required to comply with all applicable federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations, including but not limited to licensing and insurance requirements. The sales tax, title and licensing of the Vehicle is the sole responsibility of the Grand Prize Winner. Grand Prize Winner will be solely responsible for any applicable registration, and insurance fees and any other expenses not listed herein related to receipt, possession, acceptance and use of the Grand Prize. Vehicle Delivery: Sponsor shall not be responsible for delays in availability of the Vehicle, and final awarding of the Vehicle is subject to availability. Sponsor however, shall use all reasonable efforts, subject to availability, to award the Vehicle within one hundred and eighty (180) days after receipt of the Release and W-9 Form as further defined in the “PRIZE CLAIMS” section below. The Grand Prize Winner shall be responsible for picking up the Vehicle personally at the Dealership closest to the Grand Prize Winner’s permanent legal residence and he/she must present adequate personal identification and evidence of legally required insurance. The Grand Prize Winner shall be solely responsible for all travel or transportation costs, associated with winning the Vehicle, except as otherwise provided herein. In the event the Grand Prize Winner resides more than ninety (90) miles from the Dealership, the Vehicle shall be delivered to a mutually agreed upon location within ninety (90) miles from the Grand Prize Winner’s legal residence at the Sponsor’s sole cost. The Grand Prize Winner shall bear all risk of loss or damage to the Vehicle after it has been delivered to the specified delivery site. The Grand Prize Winner must personally retrieve the Vehicle within thirty (30) days of written notification of delivery and must present adequate personal identification and evidence of legally required insurance, or an alternative Grand Prize Winner shall be selected The alternate winner will be the non-winning Semi-Finalist. In such case, the original Grand Prize Winner’s rights to the Grand Prize Vehicle shall be automatically forfeited. The Vehicle will be delivered solely with the express written limited warranties set forth in the Vehicle’s applicable Owner’s Guide, which warranties shall run for the term set forth in said guide. The depiction of the Grand Prize Vehicle in any advertising or promotional materials or physical display may not reflect the actual vehicle delivered to the Grand Prize Winner.
THIRD PRIZE: One (1) Third Prize will be awarded to the Third Prize Winner which includes Knicks Memorabilia (to be determined at the sole discretion of the Sponsor). The ARV of the Third Prize is $300.
The maximum ARV of all Prizes to be awarded in this Sweepstakes is: $49,078. No substitution or cash redemption of Prizes, except at Sponsor’s sole discretion or as otherwise stated herein. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute any Prize with a prize of comparable or greater value. Prizes are not transferable prior to award. Any difference between the stated MSRP of the Grand Prize Vehicle and the actual value of the Grand Prize Vehicle will not be awarded. No more than the number of Prizes set forth in these Official Rules will be awarded. All Prizes will be awarded, time permitting. All Prize Winners consent to use of his/her name, likeness, biographical information, and voice in advertising worldwide without additional notice or compensation.
PRIZE CLAIMS: Except where prohibited, each potential Semi-Finalist will be required to complete, execute and return an Affidavit of Eligibility, Liability and Publicity Release (the “Release”) and an IRS Form W-9 (“W-9 Form”) and any other documents required by Sponsor (collectively, the “Required Documents”) within twenty-four (24) hours or less from receipt of notification from the Independent Administrator. If either of the potential Semi-Finalists fails to return the Required Documents within time period required, such potential Semi-Finalist forfeits his/her right to the Semi-Finalist Prize (including the chance to win the Grand Prize) and another Semi-Finalist will be selected from among all remaining non-winning eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period. Potential Semi-Finalists must report income to the IRS. In the event it is deemed during the verification process that a potential Semi-Finalist does not have a unique, personal and valid social security number for Sponsor to report the tax liability associated with acceptance of the Semi-Finalist Prize (and if applicable, the Grand Prize), potential Semi-Finalist will be disqualified and another Semi-Finalist selected as outlined above. Valid social security numbers will be determined by IRS requirements.
GENERAL CONDITIONS: Should any portion of the Sweepstakes be, in Sponsor’s sole discretion, compromised by virus, worms, bugs, non-authorized human intervention or other causes which, in the sole discretion of the Sponsor, corrupts or impairs the administration, security, fairness or proper play, or submission of entries, Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes and conduct the Sweepstakes in a manner which in its sole discretion is fair, appropriate and consistent with these Official Rules. Notice of such action by Sponsor will be posted at the Websites. In such event, Sponsor reserves the right to award the Prizes at random from among the eligible entries received up to the time of the impairment. Sponsor reserves the right in their sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or to be acting in violation of these Official Rules or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify or reject any incomplete, inaccurate or false entry. ANY ATTEMPT BY ANY PERSON TO DELIBERATELY UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAW, AND, SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSORS RESERVE THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. SPONSOR'S FAILURE TO ENFORCE ANY TERM OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES SHALL NOT CONSTITUTE A WAIVER OF THESE PROVISIONS.
RELEASE: By participating in this Sweepstakes, Entrants agree to release and hold harmless Sponsor, New York Lexus Dealer Association, Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc., The Knicks, The Rangers, MSG Holdings, L.P., The Madison Square Garden Company, The NBA Entities, The NHL Entities, and each of their respective officers, directors, managers, employees, parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, agents, members, shareholders, insurers, servants, divisions, predecessors, successors, representatives, dealers, distributors, advertising, promotion, and fulfillment agencies, including the Independent Administrator, consultants and legal advisors (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from and against any claim or cause of action arising out of participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt, redemption or use of a Prize.
LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY: The Released Parties are not responsible for: (a); unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Sweepstakes; (b) electronic or human error which may occur in the administration of the Sweepstakes or the processing of entries; (c) any property loss, damage, personal injury or death, in connection with the Prizes provided pursuant to this Sweepstakes and/or any person’s participating in the Sweepstakes, provided, however that Sponsor shall be solely responsible for any express limited warranties specifically set forth in the applicable Owner’s Guide of the Grand Prize Vehicle. (d) any printing or typographical errors in any Sweepstakes-related materials; (e) stolen, lost, late, misdirected, corrupted, incomplete, or indecipherable entries or the unavailability or inaccessibility of any transmissions, telephone, wireless device carrier networks or Internet Service (as applicable); and (f) technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to the malfunctioning of any computer, mobile device, cable, network, hardware or software (including Entrant’s particular wireless device carrier network, if applicable), hardware or software. All federal, state and local regulations apply.
WINNER’S LIST: For the name of the Prize Winners, please submit a self-addressed, stamped envelope by May 30, 2014 to “Lexus Race to the Garden Sweepstakes”, PO Box 10505, Rochester, NY 14610.
RULES: A copy of these Official Rules may be obtained at the Websites during the Sweepstakes Period.
SPONSOR: Team One Advertising, 299 West Houston St. 9th Floor, New York, NY 10014. This Sweepstakes shall not be published without the written permission of the Sponsor.