Official Contest Rules
National Football Museum, Inc (dba Pro Football Hall of Fame)
2121 George Halas Dr. NW
Canton, OH 44708
OPEN ONLY TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE CONTINENTAL UNITED STATES AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA (COLLECTIVELY, THE "ELIGIBILITY AREA") WHO ARE 18 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER AND LOCATED IN THE ELIGIBILITY AREA AT THE TIME OF ENTRY. VOID ELSEWHERE AND WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. SEE BELOW FOR ADDITIONAL ELIGIBILITY RESTRICTIONS.
a. Persons in any of the following categories are not eligible to participate: employees, directors, trustees, officers, or agents of the National Football Museum, Inc (dba Pro Football Hall of Fame), Americaneagle.com and The National Football League and their respective advertising and promotion agencies, their parent, subsidiary and joint venture companies, or any other entity involved in the development or administration of this Contest, as well as members of their immediate families and households (including children, spouses and siblings and/or persons living in the same households as such persons, whether related or not), are not eligible to participate.
b. This Contest is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws. By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Pro Football Hall of Fame, which are binding and final on matters relating to this Contest.
c. This Contest is open to amateur photographers only. Professional photos will not be accepted.
2. TO ENTER:
a. Wear attire for the Pro Football Hall of Fame or one of the 32 NFL teams while visiting the Pro Football Hall of Fame during the operating hours of 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM (ET) beginning Thursday, September 9, 2010 through Sunday, January 2, 2011
b. Take your photograph inside the Pro Football Hall of Fame or on the Pro Football Hall of Fame's grounds at 2121 George Halas Dr. NW, Canton, Ohio 44708
c. Go to http://www.Profootballhof.com ("Website") during the Contest Period and click on the link for the 2010 Pro Football Hall of Fame Super Bowl Contest page. Follow the on-screen directions to properly complete and submit a registration form for the Contest. When prompted, upload your photograph to the Website. Before uploading the Submission, you will be required to agree that you have (a) read or have had these Official Rules read to you and you are in agreement with these Official Rules, and (b) read or have had read to you the image/likeness release agreement and you have received permission for the use of the image/likeness of any and all identifiable persons appearing in your Submission. Your name and address and the name(s) and address(es) of all identifiable persons in your submission must be included on the registration form. Submissions that do not include all required information and adhere to the Official Rules will be considered void.
d. The photograph file size should be kept at or under 3.5 MB. File must be submitted in one of the following file formats: .jpeg or .jpg
e. All entries must be received between 9:00 AM (ET) on Thursday, September 9, 2010 and 5:00 PM (ET) on Sunday, January 2, 2011.
f. The Pro Football Hall of Fame may, in its sole discretion, remove, delete and/or forfeit submissions it deems inappropriate or otherwise non-compliant.
3. SELECTION OF WINNERS:
a. The Pro Football Hall of Fame shall make the final determination as to which Submissions are eligible to take part in this Contest and be considered a Finalist.
b. Primary selection criteria will be creativity and photo content. Photo quality and a 250 character (or less) "Share Your Story" submissions will be secondary considerations.
c. Each Tuesday during the Contest Period Contest entries from the preceding week will be reviewed and one Finalist will be selected at the discretion of the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Weekly selection schedule is as follows:
|Thurs., Sept. 9, 2010 at 9 a.m. - Mon., Sept. 13, 2010 at 5 p.m.
||Tue., Sept. 14, 2010
|Mon., Sept. 13, 2010 at 5:01 p.m. - Mon., Sept. 20, 2010 at 5 p.m.
||Tue., Sept. 21, 2010
|Mon., Sept. 20, 2010 at 5:01 p.m. - Mon., Sept. 27, 2010 at 5 p.m.
||Tue., Sept. 28, 2010
|Mon., Sept. 27, 2010 at 5:01 p.m. - Mon., Oct. 4, 2010 at 5 p.m.
||Tue., Oct. 5, 2010
|Mon., Oct. 4, 2010 at 5:01 p.m. - Mon., Oct. 11, 2010 at 5 p.m.
||Tue., Oct. 12, 2010
|Mon., Oct. 11, 2010 at 5:01 p.m. - Mon., Oct. 18, 2010 at 5 p.m.
||Tue., Oct. 19, 2010
|Mon., Oct. 18, 2010 at 5:01 p.m. - Mon., Oct. 25, 2010 at 5 p.m.
||Tue., Oct. 26, 2010
|Mon., Oct. 25, 2010 at 5:01 p.m. - Mon., Nov. 1, 2010 at 5 p.m.
||Tue., Nov. 2, 2010
|Mon., Nov. 1, 2010 at 5:01 p.m. - Mon., Nov. 8, 2010 at 5 p.m.
||Tue., Nov. 9, 2010
|Mon., Nov. 8, 2010 at 5:01 p.m. - Mon., Nov. 15, 2010 at 5 p.m.
||Tue., Nov. 16, 2010
|Mon., Nov. 15, 2010 at 5:01 p.m. - Mon., Nov. 22, 2010 at 5 p.m.
||Tue., Nov. 23, 2010
|Mon., Nov. 22, 2010 at 5:01 p.m. - Mon., Nov. 29, 2010 at 5 p.m.
||Tue., Nov. 30, 2010
|Mon., Nov. 29, 2010 at 5:01 p.m. - Mon., Dec. 6, 2010 at 5 p.m.
||Tue., Dec. 7, 2010
|Mon., Dec. 6, 2010 at 5:01 p.m. - Mon., Dec. 13, 2010 at 5 p.m.
||Tue., Dec. 14, 2010
|Mon., Dec. 13, 2010 at 5:01 p.m. - Mon., Dec. 20, 2010 at 5 p.m.
||Tue., Dec. 21, 2010
|Mon., Dec. 20, 2010 at 5:01 p.m. - Mon., Dec. 27, 2010 at 5 p.m.
||Tue., Dec. 28, 2010
|Mon., Dec. 27, 2010 at 5:01 p.m. - Sun., Jan. 2, 2011 at 5 p.m.
||Tue., Jan. 4, 2011
|Wed., Jan. 5, 2011 at 10 a.m. - Mon., Jan. 10, 2011 at 5 p.m.
||Tue., Jan. 11, 2011
d. The 17 Finalists selected will be posted on Profootballhof.com for public voting on Wednesday, January 5, 2011 by 10 a.m. (ET), through 5:00 p.m. (ET) Monday, January 10, 2011. At the close of the Voting Period, the submission that receives the most qualified votes will be deemed the recipient of the grand prize. Limit one (1) vote per person, verified by email address login and correlating user IP address.
4. GRAND PRIZE PACKAGE
a. The submission deemed the recipient of the grand prize will receive:
Round-trip coach air transportation for the verified Finalist and one (1) eligible guest
(Guest) to a major airport near the Super Bowl XLV location from a major
gateway airport near Finalist's residence within the continental U.S. Depart on
Friday, February 4, 2011 and return on Monday, February 7, 2011
4 Days/3 Nights (2/4/2011 – 2/7/2011) double occupancy hotel accommodations in North Texas
2 Tickets to Super Bowl XLV in North Texas on February 6, 2011
2 Tickets to the Pro Football Hall of Fame Super Bowl Luncheon in North Texas on Friday, February 4, 2011
Admission for 2 to the Press Conference to announce the Enshrinement Class of 2011 on Saturday, February 5, 2011
b. Approximate retail value of the Grand Prize Package is $6,500.00 Actual value may vary depending on Finalist's point of travel origin, airfare and hotel fluctuations. Any difference between stated ARV and actual value will not be awarded. Grand Prize Winner is solely responsible for any taxes on their respective prizes, and will receive an IRS Form 1099 for the value of their prize.
c. Airport, airline, tickets and/or hotel accommodations for the Grand Prize Winner will be selected by the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
d. All ground transportation, meals, gratuities, and other expenses associated with the Grand Prize Package not specifically mentioned in these rules are the Grand Prize Winner's sole responsibility.
e. All travel must be completed on the dates specified by the Pro Football Hall of Fame, or Grand Prize will be forfeited.
f. Grand Prize Winner and Guest must travel on same itinerary.
g. An eligible minor may take the trip as the Grand Prize Winner's Guest only if the Grand Prize Winner is the eligible minor's parent or legal guardian. Minor must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian at all times.
h. Grand Prize Winner and/or Guest's participation in any or all activities for the prize are voluntary. In the event that the Grand Prize Winner and/or Guest elect not to participate in any or all designated activities for the prize, Grand Prize Winner will be afforded no additional compensation in exchange therefore.
i. Grand Prize Winner will be notified by phone and/or email. If attempted notification is returned as undeliverable, if the Grand Prize Winner cannot be verified, or if the Grand Prize Winner is otherwise unable to accept prize, prize will be forfeited and may be awarded to an alternate Grand Prize Winner provided sufficient time remains, in Pro Football Hall of Fame's discretion.
j. No substitution of prize is offered.
k. Prize, or any portion, is non-transferable.
l. If a prize, or any portion thereof, cannot be awarded for any reason, the Pro Football Hall of Fame reserves the right to substitute the prize, or any portion thereof, with another prize of equal or greater value. If for any reason the Contest is not capable of running as planned, including without limitation, infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Contest, the Pro Football Hall of Fame reserves the right, in its sole discretion to cancel, modify or terminate the Contest.
5. LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY AND RELEASE
a. Grand Prize Winner and Guest by acceptance of the Grand Prize Package agree to release, indemnify and hold harmless Pro Football Hall of Fame and Contest Parties, as well as each of their respective parent and affiliated companies, and each of their employees, representatives, contractors, advertisers and sponsor from any and all liability, loss, damage, cost or claim relating to any allegation regarding the acceptance or use of their prize.
b. No liability or responsibility is assumed by the NFL Entities, Pro Football Hall of Fame or Contest Parties resulting from any user's participation in or attempt to participate in the Contest or ability or inability to upload or download any information in connection with participating in the Contest. No responsibility or liability is assumed by the NFL Entities, Pro Football Hall of Fame or Contest Parties for technical problems or technical malfunction arising in connection with any of the following occurrences which may affect the operation of the Contest: hardware or software errors; faulty computer, telephone, cable, satellite, network, electronic, wireless or Internet connectivity or other online communication problems; errors or limitations of any Internet service providers, servers, hosts or providers; garbled, jumbled or faulty data transmissions; failure of any e-mail transmissions to be sent or received; lost, late, delayed or intercepted e-mail transmissions; inaccessibility of the Website in whole or in part for any reason; traffic congestion on the Internet or the Website; unauthorized human or non-human intervention of the operation of the Contest, including without limitation, unauthorized tampering, hacking, theft, virus, bugs, worms; or destruction of any aspect of the Contest, or loss, miscount, misdirection, inaccessibility or unavailability of an email account used in connection with the Contest. The NFL Entities, Pro Football Hall of Fame and Contest Parties are not responsible for any typographical errors in the announcement of prizes or these Official Rules, or any inaccurate or incorrect data contained on the Website. Use of Website is at user's own risk. The NFL Entities, Pro Football Hall of Fame and the Contest Parties are not responsible for any personal injury or property damage or losses of any kind which may be sustained to user's or any other person's computer equipment resulting from participation in the Contest, use of the Website or the download of any information from the Website. By participating in the Contest, the entrant releases the Pro Football Hall of Fame, Contest Parties and the NFL Entities from any and all claims, damages or liabilities arising from or relating to such entrant's participation in the Contest. By accepting a prize in the Contest, winners agree that the Pro Football Hall of Fame, Contest Parties and the NFL Entities shall not be liable for any loss or injury resulting from participation in the Contest, acceptance or use of any prize, or any travel related thereto. The Pro Football Hall of Fame, Contest Parties and the NFL Entities are not liable in the event that any portion of the Contest or event is cancelled due to weather, fire, strike, acts of war or terrorism, or any other condition beyond their control (a "Force Majeure Event").
6. Entrants agree that the Pro Football Hall of Fame has the sole right to decide all matters and disputes arising from this Contest and that all decisions of the Pro Football Hall of Fame are final and binding.
7. The National Football League, its member professional football clubs, NFL Ventures, Inc., NFL Ventures, L.P., NFL Properties LLC, NFL Enterprises LLC, NFL Productions LLC and NFL International LLC and each of their respective subsidiaries, affiliates, shareholders, officers, directors, agents, representatives and employees (collectively, the "NFL Entities") will have no liability or responsibility for any claim arising in connection with participation in this Promotion or any prize awarded. The NFL Entities have not offered or sponsored this Contest in any way.
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