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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 AMD Ryzen Fan Sweepstakes 4 (the “Promotion”) is open to all Twitter followers who are at least 18 years of age (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), and who submit a valid Entry (as defined below) (“Participant”).  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 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 Promotion. Employees of Sponsor, Edelman, their respective subsidiaries, affiliates and agents, and the immediate family (defined as parents, children, siblings, domestic partner, husband or wife) of each such employee, together with those with whom such employees are domiciled, are not eligible to participate.  Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any Participant if Sponsor determines, in its sole discretion that Participant’s participation in the Promotion or receipt of prize would violate local law or cause damage to the reputation of AMD and/or any other party.  Participant may be required to submit confirmation that they follow @AMDRyzen.


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 within. These rules will be posted online at AMD RYZEN FAN SWEEPSTAKES 4 OFFICIAL RULES


4. Entering and Entry Period.

The Promotion will start on Friday, December 30th at 3:31PM CT and end Friday, January 6th at 3:30PM CT (“Entry Period”). The Drawing Dates (defined below, “Drawing Date”) and  Drawing Entry Period (“Drawing Entry Period”) is defined as follows:


Drawing Dates

Drawing Entry Period

Friday, January 6th at 3:30PM CT

Friday, December 30th at 3:31PM CT - Friday, January 6th at 3:30PM CT


Sponsor’s computer 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:

To enter the Promotion, a Participant, during the Entry Period:

a) Must have a valid Twitter account.  Obtaining a Twitter account is free.  Visit to sign up.

b) Must follow AMD Twitter handle @AMDRyzen

c) Must participate in the AMD Ryzen Fan Sweepstakes by Tweeting a video of how excited you are for our new Ryzen CPUs to @AMDRyzen as described below, during the Entry Period. To be eligible, Entries must meet each of the following criteria (“Entry”):

  1. The Entry must be a tweet containing @AMDRyzen in the tweet (“Entry”). Only one Entry per person during the course of the entire Promotion will be accepted. Multiple Entries from the same Participant will not be accepted, and Entry and Participant will be disqualified..
  2. 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:

i. 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.

ii. 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;

iii. 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);

iv. The Entry must not include threats (expressed or implied) to any person, place, business, or group;

v. 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;

vi. 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

vii. 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.

viii.  The Entry must comply with all applicable Twitter Terms of Service, found at


For All Entries: Limit one (1) Entry per person during the Entry Period. 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 Twitter 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 Promotion or to be acting in violation of these Official Rules.


5. Winner Selection. Sponsor, from the pool of eligible Entries, will randomly select ten (10) potential winners on Friday, January 6th, 2016 at approximately 3:30 PM CT. Potential winners will be announced at approximately 5:00 PM CT on the Drawing Date on the @AMDRyzen Twitter account and notified by direct message. Odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible Entries received.


6. Prize Notification and Delivery. Potential winners will be notified via Twitter direct message. Sponsor will attempt to notify potential winners by reasonable means, using the Twitter handle provided by the Participant on his or her Entry. Each potential winner may, at Sponsor’s discretion, 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 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 cannot be reached after a reasonable attempt has been made, 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, duties, customs or tariffs on prizes are the sole responsibility of the winner(s). Any applicable tax forms will be filed with the appropriate taxing authority.


7. Prizes.

  1. Approx. Value

Drawing Date

Ten (10) prizes consisting of: One (1) AMD Ryzen Prize Pack (drawstring bag, baseball cap, t-shirt and pin)


January 6, 2016 at approximately 3:30PM CT


Total prize pool retail value is $500 USD. Prize is not transferable, and no cash substitutes for prizes are available, except by Sponsor, which reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to substitute a different prize to be determined solely by the Sponsor. All aspects of the prizes not noted above (e.g., color, style, size, etc.) will be selected by Sponsor in its sole discretion.  Sponsor’s decisions shall be final and conclusive in all matters relating to the Promotion. Maximum one (1) prize per household, e-mail address, or Twitter handle 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. 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.



8. 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.


9. 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 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. Publicity.

Acceptance of any prize shall constitute the winner’s consent to Sponsor’s use of the winner’s name, likeness, voice, opinions, and biographical information for promotional purposes in any media, worldwide, without limitation and without further payment or consideration, except where prohibited by law.


11. Winners List.

The winners list will be available for thirty (30) days after the drawing by emailing a request to




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