Mercury Insurance Los Angeles Dodgers Sweepstakes Offer Official Rules

Mercury Insurance Los Angeles Dodgers Sweepstakes
Official Rules

ELIGIBILITY:  NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.  A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. ODDS OF WINNING A TICKET CODE WILL DEPEND ON THE TOTAL NUMBER OF ENTRIES RECEIVED AS OF THE APPLICABLE DRAWING DATE. ODDS OF WINNING THE GRAND PRIZE WILL BE 610 TO ONE (1). VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. ALL DISPUTES WILL BE RESOLVED SOLELY BY BINDING ARBITRATION AND ENTRANTS WAIVE THE ABILITY TO BRING CLAIMS IN A CLASS ACTION FORMAT.

The Mercury Insurance Los Angeles Dodgers Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open to legal residents of the United States living in California (excluding where otherwise prohibited by law, rule or regulation) who are licensed drivers twenty-one (21) years of age or older and are not current Mercury auto customers at the time of entry. Employees, officers, and directors of Mercury Insurance Services, LLC (“Mercury”), its affiliates, subsidiaries, agents, and brokers, Los Angeles Dodgers LLC (“Dodgers,” and together with Mercury, the “Sponsor”), the MLB Entities (as defined below), each of their respective parents, affiliated companies, subsidiaries, licensees, distributors, dealers, retailers, printers, advertising and promotion agencies, and any and all other companies associated with the Sweepstakes are not eligible to participate or win a Prize (as defined below) in this Sweepstakes.  The “MLB Entities” shall mean the Office of the Commissioner of Baseball (“BOC”), its Bureaus, Committees, Subcommittees and Councils, MLB Advanced Media, L.P. (“MLBAM” or “MLB.com”), Major League Baseball Enterprises, Inc., Major League Baseball Properties, Inc., the Major League Baseball Clubs (“Clubs”), and each of their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliated and/or related entities, any entity which, now or in the future, controls, is controlled by, or is under common control with the Clubs or the BOC, and the owners, general and limited partners, shareholders, directors, officers, employees and agents of the above entities.  The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations.  The Sweepstakes is void outside California and where prohibited or restricted by law, rule or regulation.

Entry Period: The Sweepstakes begins at 12:01 a.m. Pacific Time (“PT”) on May 1, 2014, and ends at 11:59 p.m. PT on June 30, 2014 (“Entry Period”).

How to Enter: Eligible individuals desiring to submit an entry to the Sweepstakes (hereinafter referred to as “Entrant(s)”) may enter the Sweepstakes one (1) of two (2) ways: By completing an online Mercury auto insurance quote at www.mercuryinsurance.com/dodgers, or by mail. No other method of entry will be accepted. Limit one (1) entry per household, street address, email address, phone number and/or I.P. Address, regardless of method of entry. In cases of multiple entries received from the same household, only the first entry received from such household will be considered.  During the Entry Period, Entrants can enter by completing an online Mercury auto insurance quote as set forth below. All information submitted online by Entrants while completing a quote, and any information shared with Mercury from MLBAM from the online entry form method is subject to, and will be treated by Mercury in a manner consistent with Mercury’s Terms of Use accessible at http://www.mercuryinsurance.com/about/terms-of-use.html and Privacy Policy accessible at http://www.mercuryinsurance.com/about/privacy-statement.html.

Online Entry METHOD Instructions

  1. Complete an online Mercury auto insurance quote at  www.mercuryinsurance.com/Dodgers.  
  2. Promotion code – Dodgers – must be entered at time of quote in the field marked “Promotion Code.”
  3. All quotes must contain valid contact information (i.e. first name, last name, e-mail address, street address, and phone number) in order to be eligible to participate in the prize drawing.
  4. Completion of a quote and entry of a promotion code signify Entrant’s acceptance of receiving a sales solicitation from Mercury and/or an authorized Mercury representative. 
  5. Maximum of one (1) Mercury promotion code redemption/quote/entry per household, street address, I.P. address and/or e-mail address per each 120-day period, regardless of the promotion and/or offer. Multiple quotes from the same household, street address, I.P. address, and/or e-mail address within a 120 day period will receive only one (1) entry.

MAIL-IN ENTRY METHOD INSTRUCTIONS
If you do not wish to complete a quote, you may enter the Sweepstakes by hand-printing your full name, address, city, state/territory/province and zip code, day & evening telephone numbers (including area codes), date of birth and email address on a 3”x5” postcard and mailing it in a sealed envelope with proper postage affixed to: Mercury Insurance Dodgers Ticket Sweepstakes, c/o Mercury Insurance Advertising Department, P.O. Box 929, Santa Clarita, CA 91380.  Sponsor will use email addresses provided via the mail-in entry method for prize notification purposes only; however, eligibility to participate in the Sweepstakes is not dependent upon Entrant’s provision of this information.  Mail-in entries must be received by Sponsor by June 30, 2014, to be eligible.  Mail-in entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be returned.

RANDOM DRAWING: Potential winners will be selected via a random drawing from all eligible entries received as of the applicable Drawing Date. Subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with these Official Rules, the potential winners shall be declared the official drawing winners of the Sweepstakes (the “Drawing Winners”). On or about July 7, 2014, the potential Grand Prize winner will be selected via a random drawing from among all Drawing Winners. Subject to potential Grand Prize winner’s acceptance of the Grand Prize, the potential Grand Prize winner will be declared the official Grand Prize winner of the Sweepstakes (the “Grand Prize Winner”, and together with the Drawing Winners, the “Winners”). The decisions of the Sponsor, including, without limitation, the selection of Winners, are final and binding on all matters relating to this Sweepstakes. All prizes will be awarded. Limit one (1) Ticket Code Prize per household, street address, I.P. address and/or e-mail address. All non-winning eligible entries from one Drawing Date will carry-over and be eligible for each subsequent Drawing Date, if any.

PRIZES: A total of six hundred eleven (611) “Prizes” will be awarded as follows:

How to Redeem Ticket Code

  1. If you are a winner you will receive an e-mail within ten (10) business days of completion of your quote that includes your unique Ticket Code – WRITE THIS DOWN OR PRINT THE PAGE FOR REFERENCE, AS YOU WILL NEED TO ENTER IT TO REDEEM THE TICKET CODE.  
  2. Click the Continue to Game Selection button in the e-mail, and a new window will open showing a list of available games.
  3. Click the Redeem Voucher button, and a new window will open.
  4. Enter your Ticket Code in the field labeled "Voucher Code" and click the Redeem Code button to continue.
  5. A calendar of available games will display. Click the "T" button to select a game.
  6. From the drop-down selection on the right choose "2" and click the Continue button.
  7. Proceed as instructed to complete your transaction.
  8. Delivery is free when using "Print Tickets At Home" option, the Dodgers.com e-mail delivery system. Fees may apply when selecting any other delivery method.

PRIZE CONDITIONS: TAXES, FEES, AND, OTHER THAN AS SET FORTH HEREIN, TRANSPORTATION TO/FROM THE GAMES IS NOT INCLUDED. All Prize details shall be determined in the sole and absolute discretion of the Sponsor. Winners are fully responsible for any and all applicable federal, state and local taxes (including income and withholding taxes). All costs and expenses associated with Prize acceptance and use not specified herein as being provided, including, but not limited to, lodging, transportation costs, parking, meals, gratuities and other expenses incurred by accepting the Prize are the sole responsibility of the Winners. Winners’ companions must be of legal age of majority in their jurisdictions of residence (and at least eighteen (18) years of age), unless accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Seat locations at the game shall be determined in the sole discretion of the Sponsor. Major League Baseball game, event and exhibition dates and times are determined at the sole discretion of the Office of the Commissioner of Baseball and/or the applicable Major League Baseball Club, as applicable, and may be subject to change. The terms and conditions of the tickets awarded as prizes will govern in the event a legal game, event or exhibition, as defined by Major League Baseball, is not played due to weather conditions, an act of God, an act of terrorism, civil disturbance or any other reason.  Each Winner and his/her guest(s) agree to comply with all applicable ballpark regulations in connection with the Prize. The Sponsor and the applicable MLB Entities reserve the right to remove or to deny entry to any Winner and/or his/her guest(s) who engage(s) in a non-sportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person at the game, event or exhibition. Released Parties (defined below) will not be responsible for weather conditions, Acts of God, acts of terrorism, civil disturbances, work stoppage or any other natural disaster outside their control that may cause the cancellation or postponement of any Major League Baseball game, event or exhibition.

The Prizes are non-transferable and non-assignable, with no cash redemptions except at the Sponsor’s sole and absolute discretion. Major League Baseball game, event and exhibition tickets awarded as Prizes may not be resold or offered for resale or used for any promotional purposes whatsoever. Any such resale may result in disqualification and Prize forfeiture, and may invalidate the license granted by the game ticket(s). The Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a Prize (or portion thereof) with a prize of comparable or greater value at its sole and absolute discretion.

ODDS OF WINNING: Odds of winning a Ticket Code Prize depend upon the number of eligible entries received as of the applicable Drawing Date. Odds of winning the Grand Prize are six hundred ten (610) to one (1).

NOTIFICATION:  The potential winners will be notified by telephone and/or email by the Sponsor (in the sole discretion of the Sponsor, as applicable) (the "Prize Notification"). In the event that any potential winner does not respond to any such Prize Notification and/or correspondence within twenty-four (24) hours of the date of issuance, a disqualification will result, the Prize will be forfeited and, at the Sponsor’s sole discretion and time permitting, an alternate potential winner may be chosen from among all remaining eligible entries as of the applicable Drawing Date. The potential winners may be required to submit his/her valid social security number and/or other identification to the Sponsor and may be required to execute, have notarized and return an Affidavit of Eligibility and Release of Liability and, where legal, Publicity, within three (3) days of date of issuance. Failure to submit any identification required by the Sponsor or to return the required documents within the specified time period, noncompliance with these Official Rules or the return of any prize or Prize Notification as undeliverable may result in disqualification and prize will be forfeited and, at the Sponsor’s sole discretion and time permitting, may cause an alternate potential winner to be chosen from among all remaining eligible entries as of the applicable Drawing Date.

WAIVER OF LIABILITY/PUBLICITY RELEASE:  By participating in the Sweepstakes and submitting an entry, each entrant agrees to (i) be bound by these Official Rules, including all entry requirements, and (ii) waive any and all claims against the Sponsor, the MLB Entities and each of their respective parents, affiliated companies, subsidiaries, officers, directors, employees, agents, licensees, distributors, dealers, retailers, printers, representatives and advertising and promotion agencies, and any and all other companies associated with the Sweepstakes, and all of their respective officers, directors, employees, agents and representatives (collectively, “Released Parties”) for any injury, damage or loss that may occur, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from the participation in the Sweepstakes or from the receipt or use of any Prize (or any portion thereof) or any travel or activity related to the receipt and/or use of any Prize. By entering this Sweepstakes, each entrant gives his/her express permission to be contacted by the Sponsor and/or MLBAM by telephone, e-mail and/or postal mail for Sweepstakes purposes.  Each Winner, by acceptance of Prize, grants to the Sponsor, MLBAM and each of their respective designees the right to publicize such Winner’s name, address (city and state of residence), photograph, voice, statements and/or other likeness and prize information for advertising, promotional, trade and/or any other purpose in any media or format(s) now known or hereafter devised, throughout the world, in perpetuity, without limitation and without further compensation or consideration, notification or permission, unless prohibited by law.

GENERAL CONDITIONS:  Released Parties are not responsible for stolen, late, incomplete, inaccurate, misdirected, lost, damaged, garbled, delayed, incomplete, postage-due or garbled entries, email or mail; or for lost, interrupted or unavailable network, cable, satellite, server, Internet Service Provider (ISP), wireless network, website, or other connections, including those through and/or by any website, availability or accessibility or miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, telephone or cable or wireless transmissions, lines, or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties; wireless service congestion; failures or malfunctions of phones, phone lines or telephone systems, wireless towers or cellular tower equipment; any error, omission, interruption, defect or delay in  wireless or other transmission, processing, or communication; non-delivery; misdirected, blocked, or delayed email notifications; printing, typographical or other errors appearing within these Official Rules, in any Sweepstakes-related advertisements or other materials; or other errors or problems of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic, network, computer, telephone, wireless service, mail, typographical, printing or otherwise relating to or in connection with the Sweepstakes, including, without limitation, errors or difficulties which may occur in connection with the administration of the Sweepstakes, the processing of entries, the announcement of the Prize or in any Sweepstakes-related materials, or the cancellation or postponement of any Major League Baseball game, event or exhibition. Released Parties are also not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by website users, tampering, hacking, or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes. Released Parties are not responsible for injury or damage to Entrants, participants', or to any other person's computer and/or wireless device related to or resulting from participating in this Sweepstakes or downloading materials from or use of the website.  

Persons who tamper with or abuse any aspect of the Sweepstakes or website or attempt to undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes by cheating, deception or other unfair playing practices, or intend to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other Entrant or any representative of the Sponsor and/or MLBAM or who are in violation of these Official Rules, as solely determined by the Sponsor, will be disqualified and all associated entries will be void. Any attempt to deliberately damage the content or operation of this Sweepstakes is unlawful and subject to legal action by the Sponsor, MLBAM and/or their respective agents. The Sponsor shall have the sole right to disqualify any Entrant for violation of these Official Rules or any applicable laws relating to the Sweepstakes, and to resolve all disputes in its sole discretion. Released Parties (i) make no warranty, guaranty or representation of any kind concerning any Prize (or any portion thereof), and (ii) disclaim any implied warranty. The Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision. The Sponsor and MLBAM reserve the right, in their sole discretion, to cancel or suspend the Sweepstakes (or any portion thereof) should virus, bugs, unauthorized human intervention, or other causes corrupt administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper operation of the Sweepstakes (or any portion thereof). In the event of cancellation, the Sponsor may elect to identify Winners and award the Prizes by way of random drawing from among all non-suspect, eligible entries received up to the time of such cancellation. The Sponsor and MLBAM also reserve the right, in their sole discretion, to modify these Official Rules for clarification purposes without materially affecting the terms and conditions of the Sweepstakes.

CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE ASSOCIATED WITH THIS SWEEPSTAKES OR UNDERMINE THE CONTENT OR LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE SPONSOR AND MLBAM WILL DISQUALIFY ANY SUCH ENTRANT, AND THE SPONSOR, MLBAM AND/OR THEIR RESPECTIVE AGENTS RESERVE THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS’ FEES) AND OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY ENTRANT, PERSON, OR PERSONS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ATTEMPT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

Entries generated by a script, macro or other mechanical or automated means will be disqualified.  In the event of dispute as to the identity or eligibility of a potential winner based on an e-mail address, the winning entry will be declared made by the “Authorized Account Holder” of the e-mail address submitted at the time of entry provided he/she is eligible according to these Official Rules. The “Authorized Account Holder” is defined as the natural person to whom the applicable Internet service provider or other organization (such as a business or educational institution) has assigned the e-mail address for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address.

WINNERS’ LIST:  For a list of winners, mail a self-addressed stamped envelope to:

Mercury Insurance Los Angeles Dodgers Sweepstakes Winners List
c/o Mercury Insurance Advertising Department                   
P.O. Box 929
Santa Clarita, CA 91380

Winner’s list requests must be made by August 31, 2014. 

Name Removal Notification System If you would like your name removed from Mercury’s Sweepstakes mailing list, e-mail contest@mercuryinsurance.com and your name will be removed within sixty (60) days of the request.

Disputes: As a condition of entering this Sweepstakes, each entrant agrees that (A) any and all disputes, claims, controversies or causes of action arising out of or relating to this Sweepstakes, or any prizes awarded (each, a "Claim"), shall be (1) arbitrated on an individual basis only, and shall not be consolidated or joined with or in any arbitration or other proceeding involving a Claim of any other party, and (2) settled by binding arbitration in Los Angeles County, California before a single arbitrator appointed by the American Arbitration Association in accordance with its then governing rules and procedures, and judgment on the award rendered by the arbitrator may be entered by any court having jurisdiction thereof; and (B) under no circumstance will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental, consequential or any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses.  These Official Rules shall be governed by and construed and interpreted in accordance with the laws of the State of California, U.S.A, applicable to contracts entered into and performed exclusively in that State.

SPONSORS: The Sponsors of this Sweepstakes are Mercury Insurance Services, LLC, P.O. Box 929, Santa Clarita, CA 91380, and Los Angeles Dodgers LLC, 1000 Elysian Park Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90012.

Los Angeles Dodgers LLC, Major League Baseball, and Mercury Insurance trademarks and copyrights are proprietary to each of the respective entities. All rights reserved.

ABBREVIATED RULES: NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. Sweepstakes begins at 12:01 a.m. Pacific Time (“PT”) on May 1, 2014, and ends at 11:59 p.m. PT on June 30, 2014. Promotion code – DODGERS – must be entered at time of quote in field marked “promotion code.” Sweepstakes open to legal residents of the United States living in California (excluding where otherwise prohibited by law, rule or regulation) who are licensed  drivers 21 years of age or older at the time of entry. The Sponsors of this Sweepstakes are Mercury Insurance Services, LLC, and Los Angeles Dodgers LLC.  Limit of one (1) entry per household, street address, IP address, and/or e-mail address. Odds of winning a Ticket Code Prize depend on the number of eligible entries received as of the applicable Drawing Date. Odds of winning the Grand Prize are 610 to one (1).  Void where prohibited.