XBOX COMIC-CON® GAME NIGHT SWEEPSTAKES

OFFICIAL RULES 

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.

By entering the Xbox Comic-Con® Game Night Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) you (or, if a minor in your place of residence, your parent or legal guardian on your behalf) agree to abide by all terms and conditions referenced in these Official Rules.

1) ELIGIBILITY: This Sweepstakes is only open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States (including the District of Columbia), who are 18 years of age or older at the time of entry. Employees of Microsoft Corporation (“Microsoft”) (“Sponsor”), San Diego Comic Convention, GMR Marketing LLC (“GMR”), and any promotion or other vendor agency involved in this Sweepstakes (and any other person engaged to work on this promotional program) and each of the above’s respective affiliates (collectively, the “Released Parties”) and the household and immediate family members (defined for the purposes of this Sweepstakes as a parent, spouse, child, and sibling) of such employees are not eligible to enter or win. Sweepstakes is subject to all federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited or restricted by law.

2) TIMING: This Sweepstakes begins at 12:01 a.m. Pacific Time (“PT”) on July 19, 2017, and ends at 11:59 p.m. PT on July 28, 2017 (“Sweepstakes Period”).

3) HOW TO ENTER: There are two (2) ways to enter – (1) online via an Xbox One console or (2) via Twitter as follows:

a) To enter online via an Xbox One console, you must have access to an Xbox One console and be an Xbox Live Gold or free member in good standing at the time of entry/winning. Once you have verified that you meet these system requirements, you will automatically receive one (1) Sweepstakes entry when you log into the Xbox Live service; navigate to the “Comic-Con® Game Night” landing page on the Xbox Live Dashboard; and click the designated area during the Sweepstakes Period as instructed.

i) Updating Account Information: Potential winners who registered via an Xbox One console will be contacted using the contact information tied to the Xbox Live Gamertag used to earn an entry. Your Xbox Live Gamertag profile information, including e-mail address, mailing address, and phone number, must be complete, correct and current in order to be eligible for a prize. You can verify/update your profile information via your account profile by following the instructions on Xbox.com or through the Xbox Live Dashboard from your Xbox One console.

b) To enter via Twitter, you must (1) create a new account or use an existing account on www.twitter.com (“Twitter”); (2) follow the @Xbox Twitter handle at https://twitter.com/Xbox; and (3) retweet one (1) of the Sponsor’s designated promotional Tweets containing “#XboxSDCC” and “#Sweepstakes” during the Sweepstakes Period (a “Retweet”). Retweets must be in the EXACT form as the original Tweet to be eligible to receive an entry in the applicable random drawing.

i) Twitter Entry Criteria and Terms: Retweets must be made by the authorized Twitter account holder at the time of entry. “Authorized Twitter account holder” is deemed as the natural person who is assigned to the Twitter address from which the entry was received. Retweets must be posted by the close of the Sweepstakes Period to be eligible to be included in the random draw. If your Twitter account is private, your Retweet will NOT be eligible; you must change the setting on your account from private to “public” or “unprotected” for your Retweet to be considered an eligible entry. You must have a valid Twitter account and agree to the Twitter Terms of Use and the Twitter Privacy Policy in order to be eligible to enter. Registration on Twitter must be completed before an entry may be submitted. Twitter membership is free. The Twitter platform will be the official time clock for the Sweepstakes. All attempts at email or any other Internet method of entry are void. Retweets that contain information that is deemed to be lewd or profane; contain material that violates or infringes on another’s rights, including privacy, publicity, or intellectual property; material that is hateful or defamatory; material that promotes bigotry, racism, or harm against a group or individual or promotes discrimination; or material that is unlawful or in violation of or contrary to the laws or regulations in any state, will be disqualified as determined solely by Sponsor. All Retweets will be reviewed for content. Retweets containing such prohibited content and/or otherwise deemed by Sponsor, in its sole discretion, to be inappropriate will be disqualified. Sponsor makes the final determination as to what Retweets are eligible to take part in the Sweepstakes. By entering, entrants agree that all Retweets become the property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned. By entering via a Retweet, each entrant warrants that it is created by the entrant and grants Sponsor the perpetual, unlimited and irrevocable right to post, publish, adapt, edit, make derivative works, and/or otherwise use the Retweet in any manner, including copyright, and in any media now known or hereafter developed.

c) Entry Limit: Limit one (1) entry per person/Xbox Live Gamertag/authorized Twitter account holder, regardless of method of entry. The use of automated devices to enter this Sweepstakes is prohibited. The Released Parties and Twitter, Inc., assume no responsibility for lost, late, or misdirected entries or any computer, online, telephone, or technical malfunctions that may occur. All entries become Microsoft’s property and will not be returned.

4) WINNER SELECTION/PRIZES: On or around August 14, 2017, GMR will randomly select one (1) potential Grand Prize winner from among all eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period. All random drawings will be conducted under the supervision of Sponsor, whose decisions are final. Odds of winning a prize depend on the number of eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period.

a) One (1) Grand Prize: One (1) Samsung 55” Class QLED 4K TV (TV model, features, design, and all other aspects of the TV are at the sole discretion of the Sponsor); one (1) Xbox One S 500GB console (console model, features, design, and all other aspects of the console are at the sole discretion of the Sponsor); one (1) copy of “Middle-earth: Shadow of War” Mithril Edition for Xbox One; and a year’s supply of Totino’s, awarded in the form of twenty-four (24) coupons redeemable for free designated Totino’s products. The Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of the Grand Prize is $3,462.50.

b) Approximate Retail Value of all prizes combined: $3,462.50.

Prizes are not redeemable for cash. No substitution, transfer, or assignment of prize permitted, except that Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value. Any and all federal, state, and local taxes related to a prize are solely the responsibility of the winner and Sponsor will comply with all tax reporting requirements. All other expenses not specified as part of prize description are solely the winner’s responsibility.

5) WINNER: The winner will be notified and confirmed as follows:

a) Grand Prize Winner: The potential Grand Prize winner will be notified on or about August 21, 2017 by either (a) phone to the phone number indicated on the potential Grand Prize winner’s Xbox Live account profile or (b) via direct message to the potential Grand Prize winner’s Twitter account used to enter, depending on entry method.

i) Phone Notification Process: If the potential Grand Prize winner is notified via phone, they will have forty-eight (48) hours from the time of notification to respond and confirm their shipping address (no P.O. Boxes accepted) or the Grand Prize winner will automatically forfeit the prize and an alternate winner may be randomly selected as the Grand Prize winner, time and circumstances permitting.

ii) Direct Message Notification Process: If the potential Grand Prize winner is notified via a Twitter direct message, they will have forty-eight (48) hours from the time of notification to respond to the direct message with their first and last names, country, and daytime phone number or the potential Grand Prize winner will automatically forfeit the prize and an alternate winner may be randomly selected as the potential Grand Prize winner, time and circumstances permitting. The potential Grand Prize winner will then be contacted via phone to the phone number provided by the potential Grand Prize winner and will be required to respond within twenty-four (24) hours of notification to verify eligibility and provide a shipping address (no P.O. Boxes accepted). If the potential Grand Prize winner does not confirm eligibility and provide a shipping address, the potential Grand Prize winner will automatically forfeit the prize and an alternate winner may be randomly selected as the Grand Prize winner, time and circumstances permitting.

iii) Confirmation Process/Prize Fulfillment: The potential Grand Prize winner must complete, sign, and return the presented affidavit of eligibility, mutually acceptable liability release, and publicity release, and appropriate tax documents (the “Documents”) within seven (7) calendar days of delivery of the Documents, or the prize will be forfeited in its entirety. The Grand Prize will be shipped within approximately eight (8) weeks following winner confirmation to the address provided by the winner. Return of any prize/prize notification as undeliverable or failure to accept any prize within the specified time period may result in disqualification and forfeiture of the prize. If notified winner is not eligible, forfeits prize, or declines prize, an alternate winner may be randomly selected as the Grand Prize winner, time and circumstances permitting.

b) Publicity Release: Entrants further grant to Sponsor the right to use and publish their proper names, state, Xbox Live Gamertag, and/or Twitter handle online, in print, and in any other media in connection with the Sweepstakes. Acceptance of a prize constitutes permission for Sponsor to use winner’s names and likenesses for advertising and promotional purposes without notice, review, approval or additional compensation unless prohibited by law.

6) ADDITIONAL TERMS: By entering, entrant agrees to accept and abide by the Official Rules of this Sweepstakes and agrees that any dispute with regard to the conduct of this Sweepstakes, rule interpretation, or award of prize, shall be resolved by Sponsor, whose decision shall be binding and final. By entering, entrant agrees to be notified using the contact information provided in the entrant’s Xbox Live account profile or via Twitter or by using the contact information provided by the entrant during prize claim process by the Sponsor and/or GMR for the purposes of the administration of this Sweepstakes. All federal, state, and local laws and regulations apply. By participating, entrant agrees to release and hold harmless the Released Parties and Twitter, Inc. from any injury, loss or damage to person, including death or property damage due in-whole or in-part, directly or indirectly to the acceptance, use, or misuse of a prize, participation in any Sweepstakes-related activity, or participation in the Sweepstakes. The Released Parties are not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of this offer, administration of the Sweepstakes or in the announcement of prizes, including such error as may give an erroneous indication that a prize has been won. In the event the Sponsor is prevented from continuing with this Sweepstakes, or the integrity and/or feasibility of the Sweepstakes is undermined by any event including but not limited to fire, flood, epidemic, earthquake, explosion, labor dispute or strike, act of God or public enemy, satellite or equipment failure, riot or civil disturbance, war (declared or undeclared), terrorist threat or activity, or any federal, state, or local government law, order or regulation, order of any court or jurisdiction, or other cause not reasonably within the Sponsor’s control (each a “Force Majeure” event), the Sponsor shall have the right, in its sole discretion, to abbreviate, modify, suspend, cancel, or terminate the Sweepstakes without notice or further obligation. If the Sponsor, in its discretion, elects to abbreviate the Sweepstakes as a result of a Force Majeure event, the Sponsor reserves the right, but shall have no obligation, to randomly select the winner(s) from among all valid and eligible entries received up to the time of such Force Majeure event.

7) DISPUTES/GOVERNING LAW:  All disputes concerning the construction, interpretation, validity, effect, and enforceability of these Official Rules will be governed by the laws of the state of Washington without regard to conflicts of laws provisions.  Entrant (i) agrees that exclusive jurisdiction over any legal action arising out of or in connection with the Promotion will be in state or federal courts located in or nearest to state of Washington and by entering consents to such jurisdiction and venue; (ii) consents to resolve any such claims individually and without resort to class action; and (iii) agrees that all claims, judgments, and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, but in no event attorney’s fees or punitive, incidental, consequential, or any damages other than actual out-of-pocket expenses

8) INTERNET: If for any reason the Internet portion of this Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process, and to cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend this Sweepstakes. In any such event, Sponsor, at its sole discretion, will randomly select the winner(s) from eligible, non-suspect entries received prior to the event requiring such termination, suspension or cancellation. The Released Parties and Twitter, Inc. assume no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries. The Released Parties and Twitter, Inc. are not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers, or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any email or entry to be received by Sponsor on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any Web site, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to participant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participation or downloading any materials in this Sweepstakes. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEB SITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. Entries made by Internet will be declared made by the authorized account holder of the email address submitted at time of entry. “Authorized account holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization (e.g., business, educational, institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address.

9) USE OF DATA: Any personal data relating to entrants will be used solely in accordance with Microsoft’s Privacy Statement, which is located at https://privacy.microsoft.com/privacystatement. Please note that by entering, you are accepting these Official Rules and the terms of the Privacy Statement.

Entrants’ data will be used by the Released Parties and their representatives, employees, or third-party vendors for the use and purposes to execute the Sweepstakes as provided in these Official Rules.

10) WINNERS LIST: For the name, Xbox Live Gamertag, and/or Twitter handle of the Grand Prize winner, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: Xbox Comic-Con® Game Night Sweepstakes Winner’s List, Attn: Promotions Department, 5000 South Towne Drive, New Berlin, WI 53151, postmarked by October 6, 2017 and received by October 13, 2017.

11) SPONSOR: This Sweepstakes is sponsored by Microsoft Corporation, One Microsoft Way, Redmond, WA 98052.

12) ADMINISTRATOR: This Sweepstakes is administered by GMR Marketing LLC, 5000 South Towne Drive, New Berlin, WI 53151.

The Sweepstakes is not in any way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Twitter Inc.