2023 DASH FAN APPRECIATION SWEEPSTAKES PRESENTED BY VERIZONSWEEPSTAKES OFFICIAL RULES
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ELIGIBILITY: 2023 Dash Fan Appreciation Sweepstakes Presented by Verizon Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) is open to legal residents who live within a seventy-five (75) mile radius from Houston, Texas (the “Territory”) who are at least 18 years old at the time of entry. Employees, officers, and directors (including immediate family members (spouse, parent, child and sibling and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and members of the same household, whether or not related) of Dash Soccer, LLC (“Sponsor”),Verizon Communications Inc. (“Verizon”) and National Women’s Soccer League, LLC (“NWSL” and together with Sponsor, “NWSL Entities”) and each of their respective parents, affiliated companies, subsidiaries, licensees, distributors, dealers, retailers, printers and advertising and promotion agencies, and any and all other companies associated with the Sweepstakes are not eligible to participate. The Sweepstakes is void outside of the Territory and subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations.
1. Online Method: During the Entry Period, go to www.houstondashsoccer.com/fanappreciationsweepstakesand click on the banners, buttons and/or links to access the online entry form for the Sweepstakes. By submitting your completed online entry form as directed, you will receive one (1) entry in the Sweepstakes. Entrants must fully complete and submit all non-optional data requested on the online entry form to be eligible. Incomplete entries are void. Online entrants to the Sweepstakes will be given the option to receive commercial e-mails from the NWSL Entities and Verizon; however, eligibility to participate in the Sweepstakes is not dependent upon entrant’s consent to receive such e-mails and consenting to do so will not increase your chances of winning.
2. Mail-in Method: During the Entry Period, you may enter the Sweepstakes by hand-printing your complete name, address, city, state and zip code, day and evening telephone number (including area code), date of birth and e-mail address (optional) on a 3” x 5” index card and mailing it in an envelope with proper postage affixed to: 2023 Dash Fan Appreciation Sweepstakes Presented by Verizon,413 Bastrop Street, Houston, TX 77003. By mailing your entry as directed, you will receive one (1) entry in the Sweepstakes. Sponsor may use e-mail addresses provided via the mail-in entry method (as applicable) 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 postmarked by September 29, 2023,and received by Sponsor by October 2, 2023, to be eligible. Mail-in entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be returned.
RANDOM DRAWING: The winner of the Sweepstakes (“Winner”) will be selected by random drawing on or about October 3, 2023, from all eligible entries received by Sponsor. The decisions of Sponsor are final and binding on all matters relating to this Sweepstakes. Odds of winning depend on the total number of eligible entries received during the Entry Period.Sponsor reserves the right to not award a Prize if, in its sole discretion, it does not receive a sufficient number of eligible and qualified entries.
PRIZES: A total of one prize is available to be awarded (“Prize”). The Winner will receive the following during the Houston Dash home match against Angel City FC on October 8, 2023: 14 tickets in a luxury suite, 2 parking passes, food and non-alcoholic beverages to accommodate a group of 14 individuals, a Houston Dash training top, and 14 field passes for the Dash Bash post-game concert.Approximate Retail Value of Prize: $2,640. Transportation to/from Shell Energy Stadium (“Stadium”) is not included and is the sole responsibility of the Winner. The Winner is fully responsible for any and all applicable federal, state, and local taxes (including income and withholding taxes). All costs and expenses associated with acceptance and use of a Prize not specified herein as being provided, including but not limited to lodging accommodations, any transportation costs, luggage fees, meals, gratuities and other expenses incurred by accepting a Prize are the sole responsibility of the Winner. All prize details are at Sponsor’s sole discretion. All Winner’s guests must be of legal age of majority in their jurisdictions of residence, unless accompanied by his/her parent or legal guardian.
Prize is non-transferable and non-assignable, with no cash redemptions or substitutions, except at Sponsor’s sole and absolute discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a Prize (or portion thereof) with one of comparable or greater value, at its sole and absolute discretion.NWSL game, event, and exhibition dates and times are determined by the applicable NWSL Entities and may be subject to change. Exact seat locations will be determined by Sponsor. The terms and conditions of the tickets awarded as Prizes will govern in the event a game, event or exhibition is not played due to weather, an act of God, an act of terrorism, civil disturbance, work stoppage, pandemic, epidemic, governmental action, or any other reason. The Winner and each of his/her guests agree to comply with all applicable Stadium rules and regulations. The applicable NWSL Entities reserve the right to remove or deny entry to Winner or any guest who engages in a non-sportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person at any game, event or exhibition. Released Parties (as defined below) will not be responsible for weather, acts of God, acts of terrorism, civil disturbances, work stoppage, pandemic, epidemic, governmental action or any other event that may cause the cancellation or postponement of any NWSL game, event or exhibition.
NOTIFICATION: Entrants must comply with these Official Rules. Winning is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements. The Winner will be notified by Sponsor via e-mail, mail and/or telephone. In the event a Winner does not respond to any such notification within three (3) days of the date of issuance, such Winner will be disqualified from the Sweepstakes, the Prize will be forfeited and, at Sponsor’s discretion and time permitting, an alternate Winner may be chosen from the remaining eligible entries. TheWinner may be required to submit his/her valid social security number (if applicable) and/or other identification to Sponsor. If all required documents are not properly executed and returned within the specified period of time, then the Winner will be disqualified from the Sweepstakes, the Prize will be forfeited and, at Sponsor’s discretion and time permitting, an alternate Winner may be randomly selected from the remaining eligible entries. Refusal or return of such documents as non-deliverable or Winner’s noncompliance with these Official Rules will also result in disqualification and forfeiture of the Prize and, at Sponsor’s discretion and time permitting, may cause an alternate Winner to be selected from the remaining eligible entries.
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 or cause of action against each of the NWSL Entities,Verizon, and their respective parents, affiliated companies, subsidiaries, 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”) arising out of participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt or use of a Prize, including, but not limited to: (a) interrupted or unavailable network, server, Internet Service Provider (“ISP”), website, or other connections, availability or accessibility or miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, telephone or cable transmissions, lines, or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties, or other errors or difficulties of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic, computer, network, 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 a Prize or in any Sweepstakes-related materials; (b) incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by website users, tampering, hacking, or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes; (c) late, lost, stolen, incomplete, illegible, misdirected, damaged, garbled, delayed, or undelivered mail, inaccurate, postage-due or garbled entries, via e-mail or mail; (d) injury or damage to entrants’ or to any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participating in this Sweepstakes or downloading materials from or use of the website; (e) injury or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt of a Prize; (f) cancellation or postponement of any NWSL game, event or exhibition; and (g) any travel or activity related to the receipt or use of a Prize. TheWinner, by acceptance of a Prize, grants to each of the NWSL Entities, Verizon and their respective designees the right to publicize such Winner’s name, address (city and state of residence), photograph, voice and/or other likeness and prize information in any and all media now known or hereafter devised, throughout the world, in perpetuity, without additional compensation or consideration, notification or permission, unless prohibited by law.
GENERAL CONDITIONS: Entries generated by a script, macro or other mechanical or automated means or by any means which subvert the entry process will be disqualified. In the event the Sweepstakes is challenged by any legal or regulatory authority, Sponsor reserves the right to discontinue or modify the Sweepstakes, or to disqualify any entrant residing in the affected geographic areas. In such event, Released Parties shall have no liability to any entrant who is disqualified due to such an action. 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 Sponsor’s representatives or who are in violation of these Official Rules, as determined by 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 each of the NWSL Entities and their respective agents. The NWSL Entities shall have the right to disqualify any entrant for violation of these Official Rules or any applicable laws relating to the Sweepstakes, and to resolve all disputes at their discretion. Released Parties (i) make no warranty, guaranty or representation of any kind concerning a Prize and (ii) disclaim any implied warranty. All disputes will be resolved under applicable U.S. laws in the County of New York, state of New York without giving effect to choice of law or conflicted law principles (whether of the state of New York, or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the state of New York. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any terms of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.
Each of the NWSL Entities reserve the right, in each of their sole discretion, to cancel or suspend the Sweepstakes for any reason, including should virus, bugs, unauthorized human intervention, or other causes corrupt the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper operation of the Sweepstakes. In the event of cancellation, Sponsor may elect to identify the Winner and award a Prize by way of random drawing from among all non-suspect, eligible entries received up to the time of such cancellation and award a Prize to such Winner.
CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE CONTENT OR LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SUCH ENTRANT SHALL BE DISQUALIFIED FROM THIS SWEEPSTAKES. FURTHER, THE NWSL ENTITIES RESERVE THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS’ FEESAND COURT COSTS) AND OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY SUCH ENTRANT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
All online entries must include a valid e-mail address for the entrant. In case of multiple entries received from any person or e-mail address or household, only the first entry received from such person, e-mail address or household will be considered. In the event of a dispute as to the identity or eligibility of a 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 ISP 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. Sponsor reserves the right to modify these Official Rules for clarification purposes without materially affecting the terms and conditions of the Sweepstakes.
WINNER’S NAME: For the name of the Winner (available after October 9. 2023), mail a self-addressed stamped envelope to: 2023 Dash Fan Appreciation Sweepstakes Presented by VerizonWinner’s Name, 413 Bastrop Street, Houston, Texas 77003. Suchrequest must be received by December 29, 2023.
SPONSOR: Sponsor of this Sweepstakes is Dash Soccer, LLC, 413 Bastrop Street, Houston, Texas 77003.