Fancast Fandemonium Sweepstakes – OFFICIAL RULES

by | January 3, 2010 at 9:02 AM | Official Rules

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NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE, ANSWERING OF ANY QUESTION OR MOBILE TWEETING WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
Open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia, 18 years of age or older. Void where prohibited. Employees (and their immediate families (parent, child, spouse or sibling and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and those living in their same households, whether or not related) of Comcast Interactive Media (“Sponsor”), Twitter, and their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries and advertising and promotion agencies are not eligible to enter or win. By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the judges and/or Sponsor, which are binding and final on matters relating to this sweepstakes. Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws. This sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Twitter. By entering, you understand that you are providing your information to the Sponsor and not Twitter. The information you provide will only be used for the purposes of administering this sweepstakes only.

ENTRY PERIOD: Sweepstakes will begin at 12:00 PM Eastern Time (“ET”) on February 24, 2010 and end at 11:59 PM ET on March 24, 2010 (the “Sweepstakes Period”). The sweepstakes will be divided into five (5) daily entry periods, as outlined in the chart below (each, an “Entry Period”).

Daily Entry Period Begins 12:00PM ET on: Ends 11:59PM ET on: Drawing on or about:
1 February 24, 2010 February 24, 2010 February 25, 2010
2 March 3, 2010 March 3, 2010 March 4, 2010
3 March 10, 2010 March 10, 2010 March 11, 2010
4 March 17, 2010 March 17, 2010 March 18, 2010
5 March 24, 2010 March 24, 2010 March 25, 2010

TO ENTER: During the Sweepstakes Period, visit www.twitter.com and become a follower of @Fancast; then, tweet the answer to the question posted by @Fancast during the applicable Entry Period, including the hashtag #FancastFAN to receive one (1) entry into the applicable drawing. You must be a registered member of Twitter. Registration is free. If you choose to tweet with your mobile phone, standard text message and data fees may apply. Check your wireless service provider for mobile phone capabilities and pricing plan details. You must post a correct answer to the applicable question posted to be eligible to receive an entry into the sweepstakes. Misspelled answers will be disqualified and will not be considering for entry. Sponsor will determine whether an answer is correct, in its sole discretion. Limit one (1) entry per username, per person, and per email address per Entry Period. Entries received from any username, person, or e-mail address in excess of the stated limitation for will be void Entries generated by script, macro or other automated or mechanical means and entries by any means which subvert the entry process are void. All entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned.

DRAWINGS: Potential winners will be selected by an independent judging agency in a random drawing for each Entry Period on or about the dates specified in the chart above from all eligible entries received for each applicable drawing. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received for the applicable drawing. Entries from one drawing will not carry over into other subsequent drawings.

WINNER NOTIFICATION: Potential winners will be notified by direct message, mail and/or e-mail and may be required to execute and return an affidavit of eligibility, a liability release and, where lawful, a publicity release within ten (10) days of date of issuance. If such documents are not returned within the specified time period, a prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, Sponsor is unable to contact a potential winner after a reasonable effort, or a potential winner is not in compliance with these Official Rules, prize will be forfeited and, at Sponsor’s discretion, an alternate winner selected for the drawing at issue. If a potential winner is at least 18 but still considered a minor in his/her jurisdiction of residence, prize may be awarded in the name of his/her parent or legal guardian who will be responsible for fulfilling all requirements imposed on winners set forth herein. Allow 2-4 weeks to receive your prize following completion of the verification process. Limit one (1) prize per person and per household.

PRIZES (5) (One (1) pair for each Entry Period): A pair of Fandango movie tickets. Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) is up to $27.00 for each pair. Actual value depends on applicable theatre ticket prices. Tickets are awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied by Sponsor. Tickets are subject to certain terms and conditions as specified thereon and may only be redeemed at participating theatres. For a list of participating theatres, visit www.fandango.com to find a local theatre. In the event a theatre does not participate or will not accept Fandango movie tickets, no compensation or substitution will be provided in lieu thereof and Sponsor will have no further obligation to such winner. Winners may not substitute, assign or transfer tickets or redeem tickets for cash, but Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to substitute tickets with a prize of comparable or greater value. Winners are responsible for all applicable federal, state and local taxes, if any, as well as any other costs and expenses associated with prize acceptance and use not specified herein as being provided. All prize details are at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Total ARV of all prizes is $135.00.

GENERAL CONDITIONS: Released Parties (as defined below) are not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, inaccurate, stolen, misdirected, undelivered, delayed, garbled or damaged entries, answers, direct messages, or tweets; or for lost, 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 or tweets, the posting of questions, tweets or answers, the announcement of the prizes or in any sweepstakes-related materials. Released Parties are also not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by site 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 participants’ 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. Persons who tamper with or abuse any aspect of the sweepstakes or website or who are in violation of these Official Rules, as solely determined by Sponsor, will be disqualified and all associated entries will be void. Should any portion of the sweepstakes be, in Sponsor’s sole opinion, compromised by virus, worms, bugs, non-authorized human intervention or other causes which, in the sole opinion of the Sponsor, corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play, or submission of entries, or should the sweepstakes be unable to run as planned for any other reason, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to suspend, modify or terminate the sweepstakes (or portion thereof) and, if terminated, at its discretion, select the potential winner(s) for the drawing(s) at issue from all eligible, non-suspect entries received for the applicable drawing(s) prior to action taken or as otherwise deemed fair and appropriate by Sponsor. Entrants, by participating, agree that Sponsor, Twitter, and their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries and advertising and promotion agencies and all of their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents (collectively, “Released Parties”) will have no liability whatsoever for, and shall be held harmless by entrants against, any liability, for any injuries, losses or damages of any kind, including death, to persons, or property resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, misuse or use of any prize or participation in this sweepstakes. Each winner, by acceptance of prize, except where legally prohibited, grants permission for Sponsor and its designees to use his/her name, address (city and state), photograph, voice and/or other likeness and prize information for advertising, trade and promotional purposes without further compensation, in all media now known or hereafter discovered, worldwide in perpetuity, without notice or review or approval. In the event of a dispute regarding entries received from multiple users having the same username, the authorized subscriber of the e-mail account connected to the username at the time of entry will be deemed to be the entrant and must comply with these Official Rules. Authorized account subscriber is the natural person who is assigned the e-mail address by the Internet Service Provider (ISP), on-line service provider, or other organization responsible for assigning e-mail addresses. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR WILL DISQUALIFY ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL AND RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS’ FEES) AND OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

WINNERS’ LIST: For the names of the winners (available after April 8, 2010), send a self-addressed stamped envelope to: Fancast Fandemonium Sweepstakes Winners, Comcast Interactive Media LLC, One Comcast Center, 1701 John F. Kennedy Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19103, for receipt no later than April 23, 2010.

SPONSOR: Comcast Interactive Media LLC, One Comcast Center, 1701 John F. Kennedy Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19103.