Rules: KGW &Trail Blazers playoffs tickets sweepstakes


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Posted on May 7, 2014 at 11:55 AM




2. Eligibility. Subject to the additional restrictions below, the “KGW &Trail Blazers Playoff Tickets Sweepstakes” (the “Sweepstakes”) is open to legal U.S. residents of the States of Oregon or Washington who are 18 years or older at the time of entry. Employees and contractors of KGW-TV (the “Sponsor”), Trail Blazers, Inc., Sander Operating Co. III LLC, Gannett Co., Inc. the National Basketball Association and its Member Teams, NBA Properties Inc., and each of their respective affiliated companies, and advertising and promotional agencies, and the immediate family members of, and any persons domiciled with, any such employees or contractors, are not eligible to enter or to win.

3. How To Enter. The Sweepstakes will begin at 12:00 p.m. (P.T.) on May 7, 2014 and end at 11:59 a.m. (P.T.) on the weekday prior to the last scheduled second-round 2014 Portland Trail Blazers home game in Portland, Oregon, but not later than May 15, 2014 (the “Sweepstakes Period”).

Facebook Entry. Enter by visiting Sponsor’s Facebook page at,and click on the “Like” button to become a fan of Sponsor’s Facebook page if you have not done so already. Then, click on the Sweepstakes tab and complete all of the required information on the online entry (complete name, address, email address, daytime phone number and date of birth) and submit to receive one (1) entry. After entering, share the Sweepstakes link with your friends and receive three (3) bonus entries for every friend that enters the Sweepstakes from the shared link. Your computer must accept cookies, or any successor or similar technology, which may be used for the purpose of entry tracking. Ad blocking software on your computer needs to be disabled so that it doesn’t interfere with processing your entry.

Multiple entrants are not permitted to share the same email address or Facebook ID. Sponsor will not be responsible for incomplete, lost, late, misdirected, garbled or delayed entries or bonus entries. By entering, you agree to the terms of these Official Rules and to receive e-mails from Sponsor or those directed by Sponsor. You can opt-out of the receipt of such e-mails by following the directions on the Sponsor’s website or in any email received from Sponsor.

Entries limited to only one (1) entry per person, per day. Entries received from any person or Facebook ID in excess of the above stated daily limitation will be void. Each entry must be received by 11:59 a.m. (P.T.) on the day prior to each scheduled Trail Blazers, second round only, playoff home games, as determined by the NBA, for which tickets will be awarded as a Sweepstakes prize.

4. Winner Selection. On May 9, 2014, one (1) winner will be selected in a random drawing from the eligible entries received by 11:59 a.m. the prior day. The second winner and third winner will be selected on May 11, 2014 and May 15, 2014, as applicable, each in a random drawing from the eligible entries received by 11:59 a.m. the day prior to the drawing. There will be a maximum of three (3) winners selected, provided there is a 6th game.

5. Prizes and Odds. Each winner will receive one (1) pair of tickets to one of the Trail Blazers second round playoff home games on May, 10th, 12th, and 16th (if there is a 6th game) (ARV: $510 each). There will be a maximum of three (3) prizes awarded. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received. The games are played at Moda Center, Portland, Oregon.

6. Winner Notification and Acceptance. Each winner will be notified, on the day prior to the applicable playoff game, at the email address provided on winner’s entry form. Each winner must respond to such notification within 12 hours. Failure to respond with such time period or return of email prize notification as undeliverable or failure of winner to respond to notification may result in disqualification and an alternate winner may be selected from among all remaining eligible entries. To claim prize, each winner must personally visit Sponsor’s offices at 1501 S.W. Jefferson St., Portland, OR no later than 5:00 p.m. (P.T.) on the day of the game they have received tickets to attend (office visits must be between the hours of 9:00 a.m. (P.T.) and 5:00 p.m. (P.T.) weekdays). Valid photo identification may be required by Sponsor in each case. Winners may waive their right to receive prizes. Prizes are nonassignable and nontransferable. No substitutions allowed by winner. Prizes and individual components of prize packages are subject to availability and Sponsor reserves the right to substitute prizes of equal or greater value. Winners are solely responsible for reporting and payment of any taxes on prizes. Winners may be required to complete an affidavit of eligibility/liability and publicity release (except where prohibited by law) which must be returned as instructed by Sponsor. Failure to sign and return the affidavit or release, or to comply with any term or condition of these Official Rules, may result in a winner’s disqualification, the forfeiture of his or her interest in the prize, and the award of the prize to a substitute winner. Except where prohibited, acceptance of any prize constitutes winner’s consent to the publication by Sponsor, Trail Blazers Inc., of his or her name, biographical information and likeness in any media at any time for any commercial or promotional purpose, without limitation the Internet, or further compensation. Prizes not won and claimed by eligible winners in accordance with these Official Rules will not be awarded and will remain the property of Sponsor.

7. Participation. By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify persons found tampering with or otherwise abusing any aspect of this Sweepstakes as solely determined by Sponsor. In the event the Sweepstakes is compromised by a virus, non-authorized human intervention, tampering or other causes beyond the reasonable control of Sponsor which corrupts or impairs the administration, security, fairness or proper operation of the Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to suspend, modify or terminate the Sweepstakes. Should the Sweepstakes be terminated prior to the stated expiration date, Sponsor reserves the right to award prizes based on the entries received before the termination date. Sponsors will not be responsible for incomplete, lost, late, postage-due, misdirected or illegible entries, or for failure to receive entries or other electronic communications due to transmission failures or technical failures of any kind, including, without limitation, malfunctioning of any network, hardware or software, whether originating with sender or Sponsor. In the event of a dispute, all online entries will be deemed to have been submitted by the owner of the ISP account from which they were sent. For these purposes, an ISP account holder shall mean the natural person assigned to such ISP account by the Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning ISP addresses for the domain associated with such ISP account. Any questions regarding the number of entries submitted by the owner of an ISP account shall be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. By participating in this Sweepstakes, each entrant agrees to fully release, forever discharge and hold harmless Sponsor, Trail Blazers Inc., the National Basketball Association and its Member Teams, NBA Properties Inc. and Facebook from and against all claims, costs, liabilities, losses, injuries, and damages arising out of the Sweepstakes, including, but not limited to, any claims for personal injury, death or damage to or loss of property or any other harm arising out of entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes, the receipt, use, or misuse of any prize, or any travel or activity that is related to the Sweepstakes or any prize. This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook. Sponsor is not responsible for the operation of the Portland Trail Blazers of the Moda Center, including schedule delays, re-scheduled games, or cancellations.

By entering the Sweepstakes, entrants agree that (1) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or in connection with the Sweepstakes, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved individually without resort to any form of class action; (2) any claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering the Sweepstakes, but in no event attorney's fees; and (3) under no circumstances will any entrant be permitted to obtain any award for, and entrants hereby waive all rights to claim, punitive, incidental or consequential damages and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased and any other damages, other than damages for actual out-of-pocket expenses.

8. Construction. The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. In the event that any such provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable, these rules shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or unenforceable provision was not contained therein.

9. Sponsor. The “KGW& Trail Blazers Playoff Sweepstakes” is sponsored by Sander Operating Co. III LC d/b/a KGW Television. The decisions of Sponsor regarding the selection of winners and all other aspects of the Sweepstakes shall be final and binding in all respects. Sponsor will not be responsible for typographical, printing or other inadvertent errors in these Official Rules or in other materials relating to the Sweepstakes. For a list of winners (available after May 30, 2014) or a copy of these Official Rules send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to “KGW &TRAILBLAZERS PLAYOFF TICKETS SWEEPSTAKES Winners List/Official Rules” 1501 S.W. Jefferson St., Portland, OR 97201. If you have any questions regarding this Sweepstakes, please contact Kelly Schweiger,, 503-226-5000.