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AMD Red Team Monthly Giveaway Official Rules – November 2015

AMD Red Team Monthly Giveaway Official Rules – November 2015



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 Red Team November Giveaway (the “Promotion”) is open only to persons who 1) are registered members of the Red Team forum:; 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”). Participants must be a resident of the United States or Canada excluding 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 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:  

4.  Entering and Winning.

The Promotion will begin on the November 1, 2015 at 9:00 AM CDT and end on November 26, 2015 at 6:00 PM CDT (the “Entry Period”). Sponsor’s computer systems will be the official timekeeping device for the Promotion. An AMD representative will announce the winner on November 27, 2015 by approximately 6:00 PM CDT.

Submit an Entry:  A random drawing will take place among Eligible Participants. Eligible Participants must be a registered member of the Red Team forum:, have at least three (3) followers on the Red Team forum (, and have created a post describing their PC system specifications in the Red Rig Showcase sub-forum prior to the start of or during the Entry Period. Only one Entry per Participant regardless of the number of posts a Participant creates in the Red Rig Showcase forum.

The identity and eligibility of a potential winner will be confirmed using information provided in their forum registration. 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. 

Odds of winning is dependent on the number of eligible Participants each month.

5.  Prizes.


  1. Approx. Value

PowerColor Devil Radeon R9 390X Graphics Card (8GB GDDR5)


Total prize pool value $459. Approximate value of prize as of November 1, 2015. Prizes are not transferable, and no cash or other substitutes for prizes are available, except by Sponsor, which reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to substitute different prizes of comparable value.  Sponsor’s decisions shall be final and conclusive in all matters relating to the Promotion.  Any applicable taxes and any customs charges or tariffs on prizes are the sole responsibility of and must be paid by the winner(s).

6.  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 affidavit and release of liability within 14 days 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 Participants members.  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.

7.  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.

8. 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.

9. 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.

10. Winners List.

The AMD Representative will post the winner’s name or alias in the following discussion thread: To receive the list of the winners by email contact


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