AMD 2ND GEN RYZEN EARLY BIRD SWEEPSTAKES OFFICIAL RULES

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    OFFICIAL RULES

    NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.  A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.

    1. Sponsor.

    The AMD 2nd Gen Ryzen EARLY BIRD Virtual LAN Party Grand Prize Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) is sponsored by Advanced Micro Devices, Inc., 2485 Augustine Drive, Santa Clara, CA, 95054 USA (“AMD” or “Sponsor”).

    The Event is in no way sponsored, endorsed, or administered by, or associated with, Dell Inc. (“Dell”), Discord Inc. (“Discord”), Live Momentum Ltd. (“StreamElements”), or Twitch Interactive, Inc. (“Twitch”).

    2. Eligibility.

    The Sweepstakes is open only to persons who are registered participants of the AMD 2nd Gen Ryzen EARLY BIRD Virtual LAN Party Official Event (“Event”) and who are eighteen (18) years of age 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) (“Participant”). The Sweepstakes is open to residents of the United States and Canada (excluding the Canadian province of Quebec). 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 Sweepstakes.  By participating in the Sweepstakes, 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 Sweepstakes or receipt of prize would violate local law or cause damage to the reputation of AMD and/or any other party. Participants may be required to submit proof of their eligibility.

    3. Agreement to Official Rules.

    Participation in the Sweepstakes 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: https://community.amd.com/docs/DOC-2047

    4. Entering and Winning.

    The Sweepstakes will be held on July 28, 2018 from 11:00AM Central Standard Time (“CST”) to 5:00PM CST (“Entry Period”) as part of the Event. The Sweepstakes will consist of three (3) drawing entry periods (“Drawing Entry Period”), as set forth in the chart below.

    Drawing Entry Period

    Starts at

    Ends at

    Approximate Drawing Date and Time

    Number of Potential Winners per Drawing Entry Period

    1

    July 28, 2018 at 11:00 AM CST

    July 28, 2018 at 12:55 AM CST

    July 28, 2018 at 1:00PM CST

    1

    2

    July 28, 2018 at 1:05 PM CST

    July 28, 2018 at 2:55 PM CST

    July 28, 2018 at 3:00PM CST

    1

    3

    July 28, 2018 at 3:05 PM CST

    July 28, 2018 at 4:55 PM CST

    July 28, 2018 at 5:00PM CST

    1

     

    Sponsor’s computer systems will be the official timekeeping device for the Sweepstakes. Sweepstakes Entries that are submitted before or after the Entry Period will be disqualified.

    Create and Submit an Entry:  During the Entry Period, Participant must use his or her Twitch, Discord, and StreamElements accounts.  Creating a Twitch, Discord, or StreamElements account is free but is subject to the applicable terms and conditions (Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/p/legal/terms-of-service; Discord: https://discordapp.com/terms; StreamElements: https://streamelements.com/terms). To earn one (1) Entry into the Sweepstakes, Participant must join the Event via AMD’s Twitch channel (https://www.twitch.tv/amd) and AMD’s Discord channel (https://discord.gg/qb7mHwV), and Participant must submit an Entry during the Drawing Entry Period using the StreamElements link provided by AMD.  Each Participant will receive one (1) free Entry per Drawing Entry Period, and the Entry will expire upon the end of each Drawing Entry Period.  Participant must submit a new Entry per each Drawing Entry Period. To enter the Sweepstakes:

    1. Participant must log into his or her Twitch and Discord accounts.
    2. Participant must join the Event via AMD’s Twitch channel (https://www.twitch.tv/amd) and AMD’s Discord channel (https://discord.gg/qb7mHwV).
    3. At the beginning of each Drawing Entry Period, AMD will provide a link in the chat field on AMD’s Twitch channel to direct Participant to AMD’s StreamElements page.
    4. Participant must click on the link to visit AMD’s StreamElements page. Participant will be required to sign into his or her StreamElements account or register for an account.
    5. In the “Buy Tickets” field, Participant will enter “1” and then click on “Buy Tickets” on the submission form.  Participant’s Entry will then be submitted into the Sweepstakes.  Participant will not be required to make any purchase in order to submit an Entry.

    Drawing:  Sponsor will randomly select one (1) potential winner per Drawing Entry Period, from all eligible entries received during each Drawing Entry Period.  Odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible Entries received.

    For All Entries: Limit one (1) Entry per Participant, per account, per Drawing Entry Period. Any attempt by any Participant to submit more than the stated number of Entries by using multiple/different accounts, 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 any server issues or other electronic connection issues which may cause Participant to be unable to connect to the internet in order to enter the Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any Participant it finds to be tampering with the operation of the Sweepstakes or to be acting in violation of these Official Rules.

    5. Prizes.

    Three (3) Dell Inspiron Gaming Desktop with Ryzen™ 7 2700X and Radeon™ RX 580. Approx. retail value: USD $1,079.99. Total announced prize value: USD $3,239.97. Prize must be accepted as awarded and may not be transferred, substituted or redeemed for cash or otherwise, except at Sponsor’s sole discretion.  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.

    6. Prize Notification and Delivery.

    Sponsor will notify the potential winner via Twitch private message.  Sponsor will also announce the potential winner’s username on both AMD’s Discord channel (https://discord.gg/qb7mHwV) and AMD’s Twitch channel (https://www.twitch.tv/amd). Within five (5) minutes of the winner announcement, the potential winner must announce her or her presence by entering a chat message via either AMD’s Discord page or AMD’s Twitch channel.  Within twenty-four (24) hours of Sponsor’s announcement, the potential winner must supply Sponsor with a valid email address and any requested information for the administration of the Sweepstakes.  In addition, a potential winner from outside of the United States may be required to correctly answer a time-limited, skill-testing question in order to receive the prize.  The potential winner may 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.  If a potential winner of any prize cannot be contacted, fails to respond to the notification within twenty-four (24) hours, or fails or refuses to fully complete, sign and return the Affidavit, fails to provide any requested information within the required time period, fails to correctly answer the skill-testing question, or the prize or notification is returned as undeliverable, the potential winner forfeits the applicable prize, except where prohibited by applicable law.   If for any reason a potential winner is disqualified, the prize may be awarded to an alternate winner, selected by random drawing from among remaining entries, even if the disqualified potential winner may have been publicly announced. Only two (2) alternate drawings will be held, after which the prize will remain un-awarded.  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.  The Prize will be distributed to the winner within seventy-two (72) hours of Sponsor receiving the requested information and document(s). Allow 2-4 weeks for prize delivery.

    7. General Conditions.

    Except where prohibited by applicable law, participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes each winner’s consent to Sponsor’s and its agents’ use of the winner’s name, username, city, state, province or county, and country, likeness, photograph, statements made by the winner about the Sweepstakes, Sponsor, and/or prize information for promotional purposes in any media without further payment or consideration. All entries become the property of Sponsor, and none will be returned. Sponsor reserves the right to terminate, amend, suspend or modify this Sweepstakes in whole or in part, at any time and without notice or obligation, if in Sponsor’s sole discretion, any factor interferes with its proper conduct as contemplated by these Official Rules.  Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, if, for any reason, the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, the Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process.  Any attempt by any person to deliberately undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves 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 that provision or of any other provision of these Official Rules. The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Official Rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision.  If any provision of the Official Rules is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable, then the Official Rules shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or unenforceable provision was not contained therein.

    8. Limitations of Liability.

    By participating, each Participant agrees to release and hold harmless Sponsor, and each of its subsidiaries, affiliates, agents and their respective officers, directors and employees (collectively, “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 sweepstakes or receipt, possession, use or misuse of the prize. The Released Parties shall be liable to winner or any other person for failure to supply the prize or any part thereof, by reason of any acts of God, any action(s), regulation(s), order(s) or request(s) by any governmental or quasi-governmental entity (whether or not the action(s), regulation(s), order(s) or request(s) prove(s) to be invalid), equipment failure, terrorist acts, earthquake, war, fire, flood, explosion, unusually severe weather, hurricane, embargo, labor dispute or strike (whether legal or illegal), labor or material shortage, transportation interruption of any kind, work slow-down, civil disturbance, insurrection, riot, or any other cause beyond Released Parties’ sole control. IN NO EVENT WILL RELEASED PARTIES BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR LOSSES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, ARISING OUT OF THE ACCEPTANCE, POSSESSION, USE OR MISUSE OF ANY PRIZE AWARDED IN CONNECTION WITH THE SWEEPSTAKES. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, THE SWEEPSTAKES, ALL PRIZES, AND ALL MATERIALS PROVIDED IN CONNECTION WITH THE SWEEPSTAKES ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.

    9. Disputes.

    Participant agrees that: (1) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or connected with the Sweepstakes, or any prizes awarded, other than the administration of the Sweepstakes 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 the Sweepstakes, 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 Sweepstakes, 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.

    Except as set forth herein, all information submitted by Participants in the Sweepstakes will be treated according to the Sponsor’s Privacy Policy (https://www.amd.com/en/corporate/privacy). Except where prohibited by law, participation in the Sweepstakes shall constitute the Participant’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 channel (https://www.twitch.tv/amd). Portions of this Event may be rebroadcast by AMD in the future or used for other promotional purposes.

    11. Winners List.

    The winners list will be available for thirty (30) days at AMD 2nd GEN RYZEN EARLY BIRD VLAN - July 14th [[LINK TO BE ADDED]] after the end of the Entry Period.  Requests for the winners list should be sent to: social.media@amd.com. Requests for the winners list must be received within thirty (30) days of the close of the Entry Period.  Requests received after this time will not be honored.

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