ELIGIBILITY: 2023 Dynamo Playoff Sweepstakes Presented by Verizon (“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 Dynamo Soccer, LLC (“Sponsor”), Verizon Communications Inc. (“Verizon”), Soccer United Marketing, LLC (“SUM”), Major League Soccer, LLC (“MLS”), Pro Soccer Development, LP (“MLSNP”) and Player Development, LLC (“PDEV” and together with Sponsor, SUM, MLS, MLSNP, collectively, the (“MLS 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. 

HOW TO ENTER: The Sweepstakes begins at 12:00 a.m. CT on October 20, 2023, and ends at 11:59 p.m. CTon October 25, 2023(“Entry Period”). During the Entry Period, there are two (2)ways to enter. No other method of entry will be accepted. Limit one (1) entry per person, per e-mail address, per household, as applicable, regardless of method of entry.Multiple entries received from any person or e-mail address or household in excess of the stated limitation will be void.  There is no limit to the number of entries.Sponsor’s clock will be the official timekeeper for this Sweepstakes.All information submitted will be subject to and used as provided in the MLS Terms of Use and Privacy Policy, each of which can be found by visiting httpswww.mlssoccer.com/terms and https://www.mlssoccer.com/privacy-policy, and Verizon’s Privacy Policy posted at https://www.verizon.com/about/privacy/full-privacy-policy and Terms of Use posted at https://www.verizon.com/about/terms-conditions/terms-of-use (all of which are incorporated herein by reference).

1.  Online Method:  During the Entry Period, go to www.houstondynamo.com/playoffsweepstakesand 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 MLS 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.  

RANDOM DRAWING: The winner of the Sweepstakes (“Winner”) will be selected by random drawing on or about October 26, 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”).  Winner will receive the following during a Houston Dynamo home playoff match between October 28, 2023, and November 12, 2023: 4 tickets in the East Club, 4 field passes to watch pre-game warm-ups, and a Houston Dynamo FC training top.Total Approximate Retail Value of Prize: $1,355. Transportation to/from Shell Energy Stadium (“Stadium”) is not included and is the sole responsibility of Winner. 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 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, including, without limitation, through resale or other means, 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.MLS game, event, and exhibition dates and times are determined by the applicable MLS 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, as defined by MLS, 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. Winner and each of his/her guests agree to comply with all applicable Stadium rules and regulations in connection with a Prize. The applicable MLS 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 MLS 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 e-mail, mail and/or telephone (in the sole discretion of the applicable MLS Entity) by Sponsor. In the event the Winner does not accept the Prize or fails to respond to any such notification within three (3) days of the date of issuance, such Winner will forfeit the Prize and, at Sponsor’s discretion and time permitting, an alternate Winner may be chosen from all 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 sole 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 sole 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 MLS 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 MLS game, event or exhibition; and (g) any travel or activity related to the receipt or use of a Prize. Winner, by acceptance of a Prize, grants to each of the MLS 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 MLS Entities and their respective agents. The MLS 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 MLS 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.


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 November 6, 2023), mail a self-addressed stamped envelope to: 2023 Dynamo Playoff 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 Dynamo Soccer, LLC, 413 Bastrop Street, Houston, Texas 77003. 

The MLS Entities (excluding Sponsor) are not sponsors or administrators of this Sweepstakes and are in no way responsible or liable for the administration of this Sweepstakes. All trademarks used are the property of their respective owner(s) and are used for prize description purposes only.