#AMDRedTeam Summer VLAN Party Official Sweepstakes Rules

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AMD RED TEAM SUMMER VLAN OFFICIAL SWEEPSTAKES RULES 

 

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

 

VOID WHERE PROHIBITED 

 

AN INTERNET CONNECTION IS REQUIRED AND CONNECTION FEES MAY APPLY 

 

FACILITY WITH THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE IS REQUIRED 

 

  1.       Sponsor 

The AMDRed Team Summer 2020 VLAN Party Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) is sponsored by Advanced Micro Devices, Inc., 2485 Augustine Drive, Santa Clara, CA, 95054 USA (“AMD” or “Sponsor”). 

 

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

 

  1. Eligibility. 

The Sweepstakes is OPEN ONLY TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF ARGENTINA (EXCLUDING THE FOLLOWING PROVINCES: MENDOZA, NEUQUEN, RIO NEGRO, SALTA AND TIERRA DEL FUEGO), CANADA (EXCLUDING THE PROVINCE OF QUEBEC), CHILE, DENMARK, FRANCE, GERMANY, INDIA, MEXICO, NEW ZEALAND, PARAGUAY, PERU, UNITED KINGDOM, URUGUAY, SOUTH KOREA, TAIWAN, AND THE FIFTY (50) UNITED STATES AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA WHO ARE AT LEAST THE AGE OF MAJORITY IN THEIR JURISDICTION OF RESIDENCE AT THE TIME OF ENTRY. 

Additionally, the Sweepstakes is open only to persons who as of Friday, July 24, 2020, at 11:59:59 PM Central Time (“CT”), the start of the Entry Period (defined below), have registered to attend the AMD Red Team Summer VLAN Party event, scheduled to take place on July 25, 2020, between 11:00AM CT and 7:00PM CT (“Event”) and the (“Participant”).  

Entries received from individuals located or residing in any country other than an Eligible Country, other than as noted above, as well any national of Burma, Cuba, North Korea, Syria, Sudan, Venezuela, and Iran or any country prohibited by law or export restrictions or otherwise, regardless of legal residency, will be disqualified.  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, in its sole discretion that Participant’s participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt of a 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 his or her eligibility. 

 

  1.       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 in all matters related to the Sweepstakes.  Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein. These Official Rules will be posted online at: AMD Red Team Summer VLAN Official Giveaway Rules. 

 

  1.       Entering and Winning. 

The Sweepstakes will be held on July 25, 2020 from 11:00AM CT to 7:00PM CT (“Entry Period”) and will take place during the Event. The Sweepstakes will consist of eight (8) total Drawing Entry Periods (each a “Drawing Entry Period”), as set forth in the chart below.  

 

Prizes | entry method one 

 

Drawing entry period 

Starts at 

Ends at 

Approximate “Drawing Time” 

Number of Potential Winners Per Drawing Entry Period 

1 

11:05 AM CT 

11:55 AM CT 

12:00 PM CT 

1 

2 

12:05 PM CT 

12:55 AM CT 

1:00 PM CT 

1 

3 

1:05 PM CT 

1:55 PM CT 

2:00 PM CT 

1 

4 

2:05 PM CT 

2:55 PM CT 

3:00 PM CT 

1 

5 

3:05 PM CT 

3:55 PM CT 

4:00 PM CT 

1 

6 

4:05 PM CT 

4:55 PM CT 

5:00 PM CT 

1 

7 

5:05 PM CT 

5:55 PM CT 

6:30 PM CT 

1 

8 

6:05 PM CT 

6:55 PM CT 

7:00 PM CT 

1 

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

 

Create and Submit an Entry:  Thereare two ways to enter for a chance to win. Limit one (1) entry per Participant per Drawing Period.  

 

ENTRY METHOD ONE: 

 

During Drawing Entry Periods one (1) – eight (8), Participant must use his or her Twitch account. Creating a Twitch account is free but is subject to the applicable terms and conditions (https://www.twitch.tv/p/legal/terms-of-service). In order to earn one (1) Entry into the Sweepstakes: 

 

  1.       Participant must log into their Twitch account. 
  1.       At the beginning of each Entry Drawing Period, Participant may type “!ticket 1” in to AMD’s      Twitch chat field and submit the message, which gains one (1) Entry into the Sweepstakes. 

 

ENTRY METHOD TWO:  

 

  1.       At the beginning of each Entry Drawing Period, AMD will provide a link in the chat field on AMD’s Twitch channel to direct Participant to AMD’s StreamElements page. 
  1.       Participant may 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. Creating a StreamElements account is free but is subject to the applicable terms and conditions (https://streamelements.com/terms). 
  1.       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 Promotion. Participant will not be required to make a purchase to submit an Entry. 

 

 

Participants must be present in the Twitch chat during the applicable drawing time in order to win a prize. See the Drawing Times above. If Participant is not present in the Twitch chat during the time of the applicable drawing, he/she will not be eligible to win a prize. 

 

 

For All Entries: Each Participant may receive one (1) 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. Non-winning Entries do not roll over to subsequent Drawing Entry Periods. Limit: one (1) Entry per Participant, per account, per Drawing Entry Period, for a total of eight (8) sweepstakes Entries. Participants cannot win twice. Only one (1) Prize will be awarded per Participant. Odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible Entries received. Any attempt by a 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.  Multiple Participants are not permitted to share the same Twitch account. 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.  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 Participant’s Twitch account used will be deemed to be the Participant. The authorized account holder is the natural person assigned the email address used to register for the Twitch 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. 

 

 

  1.       Winner Selection 

Eight (8) potential winners will receive the prizes as follows: 

 

Drawing Entry Period 

Prize and Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) 

Total ARV Per Entry Period 

1 

Ryzen 7 3800XT (ARV: $399 USD)

$399 USD

2 

Ryzen 5 3600XT (ARV: $249 USD), ASUS ROG STRIX B550-F GAMING (ARV: $189 USD)

$438 USD

3 

Sapphire Pulse Radeon RX 5700 XT (ARV: $399 USD)

$399 USD

4 

Ryzen 7 3800XT (ARV: $399 USD), ASUS TUF GAMING B550-PLUS (ARV: $169 USD)

$568 USD

5 

Ryzen 7 3800XT (ARV: $399 USD)

$399 USD

6 

Ryzen 5 3600XT (ARV: $249 USD), ASUS TUF GAMING B550M-PLUS (WI-FI) (ARV: $179 USD)

$428 USD

7 

Sapphire Pulse Radeon RX 5700 XT (ARV: $399 USD)

$399 USD

8 

Ryzen 7 3800XT (ARV: $399 USD), ASUS ROG STRIX B550-E GAMING (ARV: $289 USD)

$688 USD

   

Total ARV for all prizes is $3,718 USD. ARV is as of date of posting of these Official Rules. The difference in value of prize as stated herein and value at time of prize notification, if any, will not be awarded. All aspects of the prize 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.  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; Sponsor is not responsible for prize utility, quality or otherwise. Once a prize is shipped to the winner, Sponsor is not responsible for any prize that is lost, stolen, mutilated, destroyed, misdirected, or undelivered for any reason. Sponsor will not replace any lost or stolen prize items. Taxes and fees, if any, are the sole responsibility of prize winners. Winners will be solely responsible for all national, federal, state, provincial, and/or local taxes, and local contribution, and for any other fees or costs associated with the prize, regardless of whether it, in whole or part, is used. If required, any applicable forms will be filed with the appropriate taxing authority by Sponsor. 

 

  1.       Prize Notification and Delivery. 

Sponsor will notify the potential winner via Twitch private message within one (1) hour following the applicable Drawing Time. Such notification will be delivered in English. 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 Sponsor’s notification, the potential winner must acknowledge receipt of such notification by entering a chat message via either AMD’s Discord page or AMD’s Twitch channel or potential winner forfeits the applicable prize. Within twenty-four (24) hours of Sponsor’s notification, the potential winner must supply Sponsor with a valid email address and any requested information for the administration of the Sweepstakes, in English. Potential winners are subject to verification, including verification of age.  Potential winners in Canada, Denmark, and India will be required to correctly answer a mathematical skill-testing question without mechanical or other aid, and, in the case of potential winners from Argentina, will be required to answer a cultural question (which may, in the sole and absolute discretion of Sponsor, be administered online, by email or other electronic means, by telephone, or in the Sponsor’s form of release). The potential winner may be required to sign and return an affidavit of eligibility and release of liability (“Release”), as well as a publicity release, except where prohibited by applicable law Potential winner may be issued an IRS 1099 form or foreign equivalent.  If a potential winner of any prize cannot be contacted, fails to respond to the notification within five (5) minutes, or fails or refuses to fully complete, sign and return the Affidavit, fails to provide any requested information of the Affidavit within the required time period, fails to correctly answer the skill-testing question (if applicable), or in the case of potential winners from Argentina to correctly answer a cultural question, the prize or notification is returned as undeliverable, the potential winner forfeits the applicable prize. Receiving a prize is contingent upon compliance with these Official Rules. 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 eligible entries, even if the disqualified potential winner may have been publicly announced. Only up to ten (10) 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 sent to the winner within one week of Sponsor receiving the requested information and document(s). Allow 2-4 weeks for prize delivery. 

 

  1.  Release 

By participating, Participant agrees to release and hold harmless Sponsor, and each of its 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 Sweepstakes or receipt or use or misuse of any prize. 

 

  1.  General Conditions 

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. 

 

  1. Limitations of Liability. 

The Released Parties are not responsible, to the extent permitted by law, for: (1) any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by Participant, printing errors or omission or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes; (2) technical failures of any kind, including, but not limited to malfunctions, interruptions, or disconnections in phone lines or network hardware or software; (3) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the Entry process or the Sweepstakes; (4) technical or human error which may occur in the administration of the Sweepstakes or the processing of Entries; or (5) any injury or damage to person or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from Participant’s participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt or use or misuse of any prize. If for any reason a Participant’s Entry is confirmed to have been erroneously deleted, lost, or otherwise destroyed or corrupted, Participant’s sole remedy is another Entry in the Sweepstakes provided that if it is not possible to submit another Entry due to discontinuance of the Sweepstakes, or any part of it, for any reason, Sponsor, at its discretion, may elect to hold a random drawing from among all Eligible Entries or, as the case may be, received up to the date of discontinuance for any or all of the prizes offered herein. No more than the stated number of prizes will be awarded. In the event that production, technical, seeding, programming or any other reasons cause more than the stated number of prizes as set forth in these Official Rules to be available and/or claimed Sponsor reserves the right to award only the stated number of prizes by a random drawing among all legitimate, un-awarded, eligible prize claims. 

 

NOTHING IN THESE OFFICIAL RULES SHALL DISCLAIM, LIMIT, OR EXCLUDE LIABILITY FOR ANY LIABILITY THAT MAY NOT BE DISCLAIMED, LIMITED, OR EXCLUDED PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE LAW. 

 

Applies to participants residing in Germany only:  Sponsor will be liable for any culpable breach of essential contractual obligations. Essential contractual obligations are contractual obligations that need to be fulfilled to permit proper execution of these Official Rules and that may regularly be relied upon by the participant. Sponsor’s liability will otherwise be limited to gross negligence and willful misconduct. In the event of any liability on the part of Sponsor due to a slightly negligent breach of essential contractual obligations or slightly negligent misconduct on the part of simple vicarious agents, such as the Administrator, the Sponsor’s and the Administrator’s respective subsidiaries, affiliates, suppliers, distributors, advertising/promotion agencies, and prize suppliers, and each of their respective parent companies and each such company’s officers, directors, employees and agents, Sponsor’s liability will be limited to typically foreseeable damages. The above limitations of liability will not affect any mandatory statutory liability, in particular Sponsor’s liability in connection with the loss of life, bodily injury or illness. 

 

Applies to participants residing in the United Kingdom only: NOTWITHSTANDING THIS SECTION 11 (LIMITATION OF LIABILITY), NOTHING IN THESE OFFICIAL RULES SHALL BE CONSTRUED TO LIMIT OR EXCLUDE ANY LIABILITY OF THE SPONSOR FOR FRAUD, DEATH OR PERSONAL INJURY CAUSED BY THE SPONSOR OR PARTICIPANTS’ NEGLIGENCE.  No term of these Official Rules shall be enforceable by any person who is not a party to them under the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 or otherwise, excluding Sponsor.  

 

Applies to participants residing in India only: THE RELEASE DOES NOT APPLY TO PERSONAL INJURIES, DEATH, DAMAGES, OR LOSSES CAUSED BY RELEASED PARTIES’ INTENTIONAL OR GROSS NEGLIGENCE, OR FRAUDULENT REPRESENTATION.  

 

  1.  Disputes 

Except where prohibited, 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, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the United States District Courts for the Western District of Texas or the appropriate Texas State Court located in Travis County, Texas; (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 indirect, 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.  FOR PARTICIPANTS RESIDING IN THE EUROPEAN UNION THE ABOVE CHOICE OF LAW MAY NOT RESULT IN DEPRIVING THE PARTICIPANTS OF THE PROTECTION UNDER MANDATORY STATUTORY PROVISIONS THAT CANNOT BE WAIVED UNDER THE LAW WHICH WOULD HAVE BEEN APPLICABLE IN THE ABSENCE OF THIS CHOICE OF LAW.  FOR PARTICIPANTS NOT RESIDING IN THE EUROPEAN UNION, any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes, but in no event attorneys’ fees, and under no circumstances will Participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and Participant hereby waives all rights to claim, indirect, 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. ANY DEMAND FOR OUT-OF-POCKET COMPENSATION MUST BE FILED WITHIN ONE (1) YEAR FROM THE END OF THE SWEEPSTAKES PERIOD, OR IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE LAW OF LIMITATIONS AS APPLICABLE LOCALLY, OR THE CAUSE OF ACTION SHALL BE FOREVER BARRED. 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 Texas, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Texas, or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Texas.  Some jurisdictions do not allow for limitations of certain remedies or damages and so this provision may not apply to you. 

 

FOR UK RESIDENTS ONLY: THE SWEEPSTAKES AND THESE OFFICIAL RULES ARE GOVERNED BY ENGLISH LAW AND ALL PARTICIPANTS AGREE TO SUBMIT TO THE EXCLUSIVE JURISDICTION OF THE COURTS OF ENGLAND AND WALES. TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, ANY CLAIMS OR DISPUTES RELATING TO THIS SWEEPSTAKES, THE PRIZE OR THESE OFFICIAL RULES MUST BE BROUGHT WITHIN ONE (1) YEAR OF THE TIME THE CAUSE OF ACTION OCCURRED. 

 

For Argentina: These Official Rules shall be governed by Argentinean laws and disputes will be resolved in Argentinean courts. 

 

 

  1.  Privacy 

The Participants acknowledges and understands that all personal information submitted as part of this Sweepstakes will be collected and processed by Sponsor for the purpose of managing the Sweepstakes in accordance with Sponsor’s privacy policy. Participant can read more about their rights, how Sponsor handles Participant’s personal information, and how to contact Sponsor in its privacy policy, available at https://www.amd.com/en/corporate/privacy.   

 

  1.  Winners List. 

The winners list will be available for thirty (30) days after the close 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 after the close of the Entry Period. Requests received after this time will not be honored. 

 

 

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