2016 AMD RED TEAM SWEEPSTAKES - WEEK 3 OFFICIAL RULES

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    2016 AMD RED TEAM SWEEPSTAKES - WEEK 3
    OFFICIAL RULES

     

    NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO PARTICIPATE OR WIN.

     

    1. Sponsor.

    The sponsor of this Promotion is Advanced Micro Devices, Inc., One AMD Place, P.O. Box 3453, Sunnyvale, CA 94088-3453 (“AMD” or “Sponsor”).

     

    2. Eligibility.

    The 2016 AMD Red Team Sweepstakes - Week 3 (the “Promotion”) is open only to persons who 1) are registered members of the Red Team forum:https://community.amd.com/community/red-team; 2) have at least three (3) followers on the Red Team forum; and 3) 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, as well as residents of Quebec are not eligible to participate in the Promotion; 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 Promotion. 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: 2016 AMD RED TEAM SWEEPSTAKES - WEEK 3 OFFICIAL RULES


    4.  Entering and Winning.

    The Promotion will begin on the Friday, May 27, 2016 at 3:31 PM CT and end on Friday, June 3, 2016 at 3:30 PM CT (the “Entry Period”).

     

    Drawing Date

    Drawing Entry Period

    June 3, 2016 at approximately 3:30PM CT

    May 27 at 3:31PM CT – June 3, 2016 at 3:30PM CT

     

    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.

     

    Create and Submit an Entry:

    1. Must participate in the “2016 AMD Red Team - Week 3 Sweepstakes” Promotion by posting a photo or video to Red Team entry discussion thread during an Entry Period(s). To be eligible, Entries must meet each of the following criteria (“Entry”):
    2. The Entry must be a reply to the entry discussion thread and must be posted during an Entry Period(s).
    3. The Entry must include an original photo or video of why you are a part of the AMD Red Team
    4. The Entry must comply with the following content guidelines (“Guidelines”). Entries that do not fully comply with these Guidelines shall be disqualified from the Promotion:
      1. The Entry may not contain material that violates or infringes another’s rights, including but not limited to privacy, publicity or intellectual property rights, or that constitutes copyright or trademark infringement.
      2. The Entry must not in any way disparage Sponsor, any of its products or services, the Promotion, or any person or party affiliated with the Promotion, or alternatively appear to promote any direct competitor of Sponsor;
      3. The Entry may not contain text or imagery that is inappropriate, indecent, obscene, hateful, tortious, defamatory, slanderous or libelous (as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion);
      4. The Entry must not include threats (expressed or implied) to any person, place, business, or group;
      5. The Entry must not invade privacy rights or any other rights of any person, business, or group, and the Entry must not name or depict any third party without his/her permission;
      6. The Entry must not contain text or imagery that promotes bigotry, racism, hatred or harm against any group or individual or promotes discrimination based on race, gender, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age; and
      7. The Entry must not contain material that is unlawful, in violation of or contrary to the laws or regulations in any jurisdiction where the Entry is created.

    For All Entries: Limit one (1) Entry per Participant. Any Entries that do not comply with the above Guidelines will not be eligible to win a prize.  Use of any automated system to participate is prohibited and will result in disqualification. In the event of a dispute as to any Entry, the Authorized Account Holder of the email address used to register for the Promotion will be deemed to be the Participant.  The “Authorized Account Holder” is the natural person assigned the email address used to register for the Red Team forum account, as that is determined by the Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted address.  The potential winner may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holder. 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 reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the operation of the Contest or to be acting in violation of these Official Rules. 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.

     

    5.  Prizes.

    PrizeApprox. ValueDrawing Date
    Choice of One (1) prize from AMD Red Team Prize ListBased on table belowJune 3, 2016 at approximately 3:30PM CT

    Red Team Prize List:

    • AMD Radeon™ R9 390 graphics card - $349.99
    • AMD Radeon™ R9 390X graphics card- $429.99
    • AMD Radeon™ R9 380 graphics card - $341.99
    • AMD Radeon™ R9 380X graphics card - $357.99
    • AMD Radeon™ R7 370 graphics card - $176.99
    • AMD Radeon™ R7 360 graphics card - $114.99
    • AMD Radeon™ R7 250 graphics card - $93.57
    • AMD FX-8370 with Wraith Cooler processor - $199.99
    • AMD FX-8350 with Wraith Cooler processor - $149.99
    • AMD FX-6300 processor - $104.99
    • AMD A-Series A10-7890 with Wraith Cooler processor - $149.99
    • AMD A-Series A8-7670 processor - $104.67
    • Nintendo Wii U 32GB Console $299.99
    • Microsoft® Xbox One™ 500GB with Kinect Bundle - $399.99
    • Sony PlayStation 4 500GB - $349.99

     

    For All Prizes: Maximum one (1) prize per household, e-mail address, or Red Team forum user name for the entirety of the Promotion. In the event more than one Participant domiciled in the same household is selected as a potential winner, only the first potential winner from that household will be able to claim a prize. The total value of prizes awarded will not exceed $429.99 USD.  Approximate prize values as of May 9, 2016. Offer is subject to geographical limitation. Prices and exchange rates may vary, and dealer may sell for less.  All aspects of the prizes not noted above (e.g., color, style, size, etc.) will be selected by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Prize must be accepted as awarded and may not be transferred, substituted or redeemed for cash or otherwise, except at Sponsor’s sole discretion or as contemplated herein. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater monetary value if the prize, or any component of the prize, cannot be awarded for any reason.  Sponsor is responsible only for prize delivery; not responsible for prize utility, quality or otherwise.

     

    6. Winner Selection:

    Sponsor will randomly select one (1) potential winner on Friday June 3, 2016 at approximately 3:30 pm CT. Potential winners will be announced at approximately 5:00 pm CT on the Drawing Date on the AMD Red Team Forum and notified by Private Message. Odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible Entries received.

     

    7.  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 and fully completed affidavit and release of liability within 24 hours from the day the email was sent 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 return a signed affidavit and release, the prize may be awarded to an alternate winner, selected by random drawing from among remaining eligible 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. Allow 6-8 weeks for prize delivery.

     

    8. Release.

    By receipt of the prize, the  winner agrees to release and hold harmless Sponsor, Edelman, and their respective subsidiaries, affiliates, suppliers, distributors, advertising/promotion agencies and each of their respective parent companies and each such company’s officers, directors, employees and agents (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from and against any claim or cause of action, including, but not limited to, damage to or loss of property, arising out of participation in the Promotion or receipt or use or misuse of any prize.

     

    9.  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.

     

    10. Miscellaneous.

    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.

     

    11. Publicity.

    Except as set forth herein, all information submitted by Participants in the Promotion will be treated according to the Sponsor’s Privacy Policy. Except where prohibited by law,acceptance of any prize shall constitute the winner’s consent to Sponsor’s use of Participant’s name likeness, voice, opinions, biographical information, hometown and Province  for promotional purposes in any media or format, worldwide, without further payment or consideration including, but not limited to, posting winner lists online. This Event will be broadcast live using AMD’s Twitch TV channel. Portions of this Event may be rebroadcast by AMD in the future or used for other promotional purposes.

     

    12. Winners List.

    The AMD Representative will post the winner’s name or alias in the following discussion thread: Why are you part of the AMD Red Team? - WEEK 3. To receive the list of the winners by email contact social.media@amd.com

     

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