AMD VIRTUAL LAN PARTY 3 EARLY BIRD SWEEPSTAKES OFFICIAL RULES
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO PARTICIPATE OR WIN.
The sponsor of this Promotion is Advanced Micro Devices, Inc., One AMD Place, P.O. Box 3453, Sunnyvale, CA 94088-3453 (“AMD” or “Sponsor”).
The AMD VIRTUAL LAN PARTY SWEEPSTAKES (the “Promotion”) is open only to persons who are registered attendees of the AMD Virtual LAN Party 3 Event (“Event”) and who are 18 or older (or at least the minimum age of majority in their place of residence, whichever is greater) as of the start of the Entry Period (defined below) (“Participants”). Residents of Cuba, North Korea, the Sudan, Syria, Burma/Myanmar, or other countries that are restricted for businesses based in the United States are not eligible to participate in the Sweepstakes; additionally, the residents of Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Czech Republic, Dubai, Finland, France, Hong Kong, Hungary, Indonesia, Israel, Luxembourg, Mexico, The Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Turkey, Venezuela, and the Canadian province of Quebec are not eligible to participate in the Sweepstakes. Employees of Sponsor, its subsidiaries, affiliates and agents, and the immediate family (defined as parents, children, siblings and husband or wife) of each such employee, together with those with whom such employees are domiciled, are not eligible to participate in the Promotion. By participating in the Promotion, Participants warrant that they are eligible to participate under the applicable local laws governing procurement of prizes and awards. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any Participant if Sponsor determines that Participant’s participation in the Promotion or receipt of prize would violate local law. Participants may be required to submit proof of their eligibility.
3. Agreement to Official Rules.
Participation in the Promotion constitutes Participant’s full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein. These Official Rules will be posted online at: AMD VIRTUAL LAN PARTY 3 EARLY BIRD SWEEPSTAKES OFFICIAL RULES
4. Entering and Winning.
The Promotion will be held on March 26, 2016 from 10:00am to 3:59pm CDT (the “Entry Period”) as part of the Event. Sponsor’s computer systems will be the official timekeeping device for the Promotion. Promotion Entries that are submitted before or after the Entry Period will be disqualified.
From time to time between 10:00 am and 3:59 pm CDT on March 26, 2016, Sponsor will announce over TeamSpeak that a random draw is about to be conducted. There will be multiple random drawings throughout the Promotion. During each random draw, several potential winners will be selected and announced over TeamSpeak and AMD’s Twitch TV Chat. Any Participant selected and confirmed as a random draw winner will be excluded from subsequent random drawings during the Promotion.
Submit an Entry: To enter a random drawing, Participant must go to AMD’s Twitch TV Chat (http://www.twitch.tv/amd) and enter the text “!raffle [username]” where [username] matches the username provided when registering for the Event (“Entry”). To participate in any given random drawing, Participants have 15 minutes from the time a random draw is announced to submit an Entry. A potential winner will be randomly selected from the valid Entries posted in the AMD Twitch TV Chat Sponsor will announce a potential winner on TeamSpeak; the potential winner must verbally acknowledge his/her presence on TeamSpeak when his/her name is drawn in order to be eligible to win.
For All Entries: Limit one prize per Participant during the Promotion. Any attempt by any Participant to submit more than the stated number of Entries by using multiple/different email addresses, identities, or any other method will void that Participant's entries and that Participant may be disqualified. The identity and eligibility of a potential winner will be confirmed using information provided in their Event registration. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, invalid, illegible or misdirected Entries, which may be disqualified, or for any error, human, technical or otherwise. Sponsor is not responsible for any loss of internet connection or for Twitch or TeamSpeak server or other electronic connection issues which may cause Participant to be unable to be online for a drawing. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any Participant it finds to be tampering with the operation of the Promotion or to be acting in violation of these Official Rules.
Odds of winning is dependent on the number of Participants; the maximum number of Participants is 130.
Approximate retail value
AMD FX™ 8370 8-Core 4.3 Ghz MAX CPU for Desktop
ASUS 970 Pro Gaming Aura Motherboard
HyperX Fury 16GB (2x8GB) RAM
Total prize pool value $409.97. Prizes are not transferable, and no cash or other substitutes for prizes are available, except by Sponsor, which reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to substitute different prizes of comparable value. Sponsor’s decisions shall be final and conclusive in all matters relating to the Promotion. Any applicable taxes and any customs charges or tariffs on prizes are the sole responsibility of and must be paid by the winner(s).
6. Prize Notification and Delivery.
Each potential winner will be contacted by email and will be required to sign and return an affidavit of eligibility and release of liability, as well as a publicity release, except where prohibited by applicable law. Failure to return a signed affidavit and release of liability within 14 days of the Event and prior to accepting delivery of the prize may result in forfeiture of the prize, except where prohibited by applicable law. If for any reason a potential winner does not verbally respond to the TeamSpeak announcement of their username within one minute of having been announced, or does not return a signed affidavit and release, the prize may be awarded to an alternate winner, selected by random drawing from among remaining entries. Failure to comply with any term or condition in these Official Rules may result in disqualification at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Potential winner(s) may waive their right to receive a prize, in which case an alternate winner may be selected in the manner described above. The reporting and payment of any taxes on prizes are the sole responsibility of the winner(s). Any applicable forms will be filed with the appropriate taxing authority by the Sponsor.
7. General Conditions.
Except where prohibited by applicable law, participation in the Promotion constitutes each winner’s consent to Sponsor’s use of the winner’s name, city, state, province or county, and country, likeness, photograph, statements made by the winner about the Promotion, Sponsor, and/or prize information for Promotion purposes in any media without further payment or consideration. BY RECEIPT OF ANY PRIZE, EACH WINNER AGREES TO RELEASE AND HOLD HARMLESS SPONSOR, ITS SUBSIDARIES, AFFILIATES, AGENTS AND THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS AND EMPLOYEES FROM AND AGAINST ANY CLAIM OR CAUSE OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF PARTICIPATION IN THE PROMOTION OR RECEIPT, POSSESSION, USE OR MISUSE OF THE PRIZE. All entries become the property of Sponsor, and none will be returned. Sponsor reserves the right to cancel or modify the Promotion if fraud, technical failures, sabotage, security breach, or any other factor beyond Sponsor’s reasonable control impairs the integrity of the Promotion as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. In such event, Sponsor reserves the right to award the prizes at random from the eligible entries received up to the time of the impairment.
Participant agrees that: (1) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Promotion, or any prizes awarded, other than the administration of the Promotion or the determination of winners shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the United States District Courts for the Northern District of California (San Jose Division) or the appropriate California State Court located in Santa Clara County, California; (2) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out of pocket costs incurred, including any costs associated with entering this Promotion, but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (3) under no circumstances will Participant be permitted to obtain awards for and Participant 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 each Participant and Sponsor in connection with the Promotion, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of California, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of California, or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of California.
10. Winners List.
The winners list will be available for thirty (30) days after the drawing at TBD – Will be link to forum post
VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.
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