AMD Battle Arena Official Sweepstakes Rules

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AMD BATTLE ARENA SWEEPSTAKES

Official Rules

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.

AN INTERNET CONNECTION IS REQUIRED AND CONNECTION FEES MAY APPLY.

FACILITY WITH THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE IS REQUIRED.

VOID WHERE PROHIBITED

 

  1. Sponsor: The AMD Arena Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) is sponsored by Advanced Micro Devices, Inc., 2485 Augustine Dr., Santa Clara, CA 95054 (“AMD” or “Sponsor”).

 

The Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Twitter Inc. (“Twitter”) or Facebook (“Facebook”).  

 

  1. Eligibility:The Sweepstakes is open only to persons who are at least the minimum age of majority in their place of residence at of the start of the Entry Period (defined below), and who submit a valid Entry (as defined below) (“Participant”).  The Sweepstakes isopen to legal residents of ARGENTINA (except 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 (including the DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA), (each an “Eligible Country”). 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, domestic partner, husband or wife) of each such employee, together with those with whom such employees are domiciled, are ineligible.  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 prize would violate local law or cause damage to the reputation of AMD and/or any other party. Participant may be required to submit proof of their eligibility.
  2. 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: http://bit.ly/AMDBattleArena.

 

  1. Entry and Entry Period: The Sweepstakes will start on August 24th, 2020, at 9:00AM United States Central Time (“CST”) and end on September 30th, 2020, 9:00 PM CST (“Entry Period”). The Sweepstakes will consist of one (1) drawing entry period (“Drawing Entry Period”) as set forth in the chart below:

 

Drawing Entry Period

Starts at

Ends at

Approximate Drawing Date

# of winners per drawing

1.

August 24th, 2020, 9AM EST

September 30th, 2020, 9PM EST

October 9th, 2020 6PM EST

One (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.

 

How to Create and Submit an Entry: During the Drawing Entry Period, Participant will need to use his or her Twitter or Facebook, account

Creating a Twitter or Facebook account is free, but is subject to the applicable terms of service (https://twitter.com/tos, https://www.facebook.com/terms.php).  

Important: Participant’s account settings on the social accounts that are used to enter the Sweepstakes must be set to “public” in order for Participant’s post to be viewable by Sponsor.

To earn one (1) entry into the Sweepstakes (“Entry”), Participant must:

 

  1. Video capture your best EPIC gaming moments in Fornite on AMD’s Battle Arena map using Map Codes - 8651-9841-1639 giving you access to:

 AMD Battle Arena - Boxfight:

AMD Battle Arena – Capture the flag:

AMD Battle Arena – Free for all:

  1. Share your video on Twitter or Facebook.
  1. Follow and tag AMD handles @AMDGaming, @MAINGEAR using Twitter OR Facebook.
  2. Include the hashtag #AMDSponsoredSweepstakes in the post.

 

ENTRIES WILL NOT BE JUDGED.

 Failure to include the required tag and hashtags will void the Entry.  Any other language or information in the video or social post included by a Participant is deemed to be part of the Entry, and Participant gives Sponsor, its designees, successors, assigns and licensees a royalty-free, irrevocable, non-exclusive worldwide license to use, reproduce, modify, publish, create derivative works from, and display the Entry and all elements embodied therein, along with the Participant’s name and/or Twitter or Facebook account handles, in any manner, in whole or in part, on a worldwide basis, and to incorporate it into other works, in any form, media or technology now known or later developed, including for advertising, promotional, marketing and other purposes, without further payment or consideration, notification or permission. All Entries become the property of Sponsor, and none will be returned. If requested, Participant will sign any documentation required for Sponsor or its designees, successors, assignees and licensees to make use of the non-exclusive rights Participant is granting to use the Entry.  Released Parties (as defined below) are not responsible for lost, late, stolen, incomplete, inaccurate, invalid, un-intelligible, garbled, delayed or misdirected posts, all of which will be void.

 The Entry must comply with the following Content Guidelines (“Guidelines”). Entries that do not fully comply with these Guidelines shall be disqualified from the Sweepstakes:

 

  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 Sweepstakes, or any person or party affiliated with the Sweepstakes, 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 sex, race, gender, gender identity, 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 person, per account handle, per household, per 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 Participant’s Twitter account 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 Sweepstakes or to be acting in violation of these Official Rules.

  1. Winner Selection:Sponsor will randomly select one (1) potential winner, from all eligible Entries received during the Entry Period, on or around the date(s) set forth in the chart in Section 4. Odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible Entries received.

 

 

  1. Prize Notification and Delivery: Sponsor will announce the potential winner(s) on the @AMDGaming Facebook account and will notify each potential winner by Direct Message (“DM”) from Facebook or Twitter shortly after they are drawn on the Drawing Date. Such notification will be delivered in English. Within twenty-four (24) hours of the Sponsor’s notification, winner must supply 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 the Sponsor, be administered online, by email or other electronic means, by telephone, or in the Sponsor’s form of release).  If a potential winner of any prize cannot be contacted, fails to comply with these Official Rules, fails to respond to the notification within the required time period, fails to provide the requested information, 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, or is determined by the Sponsor to be otherwise ineligible, he/she forfeits the applicable prize.  In the event that a potential winner is disqualified for any reason, including ineligibility or forfeiture, Sponsor reserves the right to award the prize to a potential substitute winner and each such potential substitute winner will also be subject to the prize notification and delivery requirements set forth in this paragraph, which may include that the potential substitute winner will be obliged to answer correctly a mathematical skill-testing question or, in the case of potential substitute winners from Argentina, a cultural question. Sponsor is not responsible for any change of e-mail address, mailing address, and/or other contact information of Participant. Prize will be shipped to each winner within thirty (30) days of winner announcement upon completion of the Sweepstakes.  . Potential winner(s) may waive their right to receive a prize. Allow 6-8 weeks for prize delivery. Prize delivery mailing address must not be P.O. Boxes. Sponsor will not ship to P.O. Boxes.
  2. Prizes:

 Drawing Entry Period

Prize Description

Approx. Retail Value

Drawing Date and Time

1.

One (1) Maingear Turbo gaming pc powered by an AMD Ryzen™ 7 processor and a Radeon™ RX 5700XT graphics card.

$3000 USD

October 9th, 2020

 

For All Prizes: Maximum one (1) prize package per person, per account handle, per household for the entirety of the Sweepstakes. The total value of all prizes equals an approximate retail value of $3000 USD. ARV as of August 24, 2020. 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 shipping of the prize; 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 in part, is used.  If required, any applicable forms will be filed with the appropriate taxing authority by the Sponsor.

  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.
  2. Privacy:The Participants acknowledge 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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 this Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the United States District Court 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 costs associated with entering this 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 the 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. Sweepstakes Results:The winners list will be available in English athttps://www.facebook.com/AMDGaming 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 sixty (60) days of the close of the Entry Period.  Requests received after this time will not be honored.
  2. Publicity: To the extent permitted by the mandatory provisions of the applicable law, by participating in the Sweepstakes and/or accepting a Prize, each entrant agrees to allow the Sponsor and/or the Sponsor's designee the right to use for a period of two (2) years from the date of the participant’s entry his/her name, address (city and state/province), biographical information, photos, picture, portrait, likeness, voice, and/or statements regarding the Sweepstakes and/or Sponsor for promotion, trade, commercial, advertising, and publicity purposes associated with this Sweepstakes and/or Sponsor, at any time or times, in all media now known or hereafter discovered, including, but not limited to, live television, worldwide, on the World Wide Web and Internet, without notice, review, or approval and without additional compensation, except where prohibited by law.

 

 

 

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