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Motorola #MAXXMIXER Tech Cocktail Event Contest Official Rules
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
The Motorola #MAXXMIXER Tech Cocktail Event Contest (the “Contest”) starts on June 24, 2012 at 5:00 p.m. Central Time (“CT”) and ends on June 24, 2012 at 8:00 p.m. CT (“Contest Period”). The Contest will be divided into four (4) entry periods, as specified in below (each, an “Entry Period”):
Entry Period 1: 5:00 p.m. CT to 5:45 p.m. CT on June 24, 2012
Entry Period 2: 5:46 p.m. CT to 6:30 p.m. CT on June 24, 2012
Entry Period 3: 6:31 p.m. CT to 7:15 p.m. CT on June 24, 2012
Entry Period 4: 7:16 p.m. CT to 8:00 p.m. CT on June 24, 2012
ELIGIBILITY: Contest is open to legal residents of the United States and the District of Columbia (excluding residents of Colorado, Connecticut, and Vermont), who are at least 21 years of age and attendees of the 2012 Tech Cocktail Startup Showcase & Mixer Event taking place at 222 Merchandise Mart Plaza, Chicago, IL on June 24, 2012. Employees of Motorola Mobility, Inc. (“Sponsor”), Verizon Wireless, Tech Cocktail, Coca Cola, TechWeek and their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, promotion and advertising agencies, and members of their immediate family (spouse and parent, children and siblings and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and persons living in the same household, whether or not related, of such employees, are not eligible to enter or win. Void to residents of Colorado, Connecticut, Vermont and where prohibited by law. Contest is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws. This Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Twitter. You understand that you are providing your information to Sponsor and not to Twitter.
HOW TO ENTER: During the Contest Period, become a follower of @TechCocktail on Twitter at www.twitter.com/TechCocktail and post a tweet that answers the following question and include the #MAXXMIXER hashtag: “Why do you want to win a DROID RAZR MAXX by Motorola?” For each tweet posted containing the #MAXXMIXER hashtag during the Contest Period, you will receive one (1) “Entry”. All Entries must be received by the times specified in the chart above to be eligible for that applicable Entry Period. Limit one (1) entry per person, per e-mail address and per household per Entry Period. Multiple Entries received from any person or e-mail address or household in excess of the limitation stated above will be void. If you choose to tweet using your mobile phone, standard text messaging and data fees for text messages sent and received may apply. See your wireless provider for pricing plan details. Entries generated by script, macro or other automated means and Entries by any means which subvert the entry process are void. All Entries become the sole property of the Sponsor and will not be returned.
Entry must (i) be entrants own original work, (ii) be in English, (iii) cannot be previously published or submitted in connection with any other contest, (iv) be in keeping with the Sponsors image and (v) not be offensive or inappropriate, as determined by the Sponsor in its sole discretion, nor can it defame or invade publicity rights or privacy of any person, living or deceased, or otherwise infringe upon any person’s personal or property rights or any other third party rights. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any Entry that it determines, in its sole discretion, is offensive or inappropriate, not in keeping with Sponsors image or that is otherwise not in compliance with these Official Rules.
By submitting an Entry, entrant acknowledges and agrees that Sponsor may obtain many Entries in connection with this Contest and/or other contests staged and/or promoted by the Sponsor or produce materials similar to such Entries, and that such Entries may be similar or identical in theme, idea, format or other respects to other Entries submitted in connection with this Contest and/or other contests sponsored by the Sponsor or submitted for other reasons or other materials developed by the Sponsor. Entrant waives any and all claims entrant may have had, may have, and/or may have in the future, that any Entry and/or other works accepted, reviewed and/or used by the entrant may be similar to his/her Entry, or that any compensation is due to entrant in connection with such Entry or other works used by Sponsor.
By submitting an Entry, each entrant hereby grants permission for the Entry to be posted on www.twitter.com/TechCocktail or other Sponsor websites. Each entrant agrees that Released Parties (as defined below) are not responsible for any unauthorized use of Entries by third parties. Released Parties do not guarantee the posting of any Entry and may remove a posted Entry at any time.
JUDGING: All eligible Entries received by Sponsor for each Entry Period will be judged on June 24, 2012 at the conclusion of each Entry Period by a panel of qualified judges based equally on the following judging criteria: originality (30%), creativity in conveying for a DROID RAZR MAXX by Motorola device (30%), adherence to Contest theme (40%). Subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with these Official Rules, the one (1) Entry with the highest score in each Entry Period will be deemed a potential winner. Entries from one Entry Period will carry over to subsequent Entry Periods. In the event of a tie, an additional, “tie-breaking” judge will determine the winner(s) based on the criteria listed herein. Sponsor reserves the right not to award all prizes if, in its sole discretion, it does not receive a sufficient number of eligible and qualified Entries.
WINNER NOTIFICATION: Potential winners must be present at the Motorola booth at the Event by 8:00 p.m. CT to claim his/her prize and will be required to execute a statement of eligibility, a liability release and, where lawful, a publicity release on-site. If a potential winner is not present at the Motorola booth, fails to complete the documents provided by Sponsor on-site, or is otherwise not in compliance with these Official Rules, prize will be forfeited and, at Sponsor’s discretion, a runner-up may be identified for the Entry Period at issue.
PRIZES (4) (One (1) per Entry Period): A DROID RAZR MAXX by Motorola smartphone. Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of each prize is $649.99.
PRIZE CONDITIONS: All prize details are at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. Mobile phone service not included. All prizes are awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied. No substitution, transfer, or cash equivalent of prize is permitted, except by Sponsor, which reserves the right to substitute a prize (or portion thereof) with one of comparable or greater value, at its sole discretion. Any and all federal, state and local taxes on the prizes, and any other costs, fees, and expenses not explicitly stated herein as being awarded, including but not limited to mobile phone service, are the sole responsibility of the winners. Prizes will be available on-site. Total ARV of all prizes $2,599.96.
GENERAL CONDITIONS: By participating, each entrant agrees: (a) to abide by these Official Rules and decisions of Sponsor, which shall be final and binding in all respects relating to this Contest; (b) to release, discharge and hold harmless Sponsor, Verizon Wireless, Tech Cocktail, Coca Cola, TechWeek, Twitter, and their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, and advertising and promotion agencies, and the respective officers, directors, shareholders, employees, agents and representatives of the forgoing (collectively, “Released Parties”) from any and all injuries, liability, losses and damages of any kind to persons, including death, or property resulting, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from entrant’s participation in the Contest or any Contest-related activity or the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of a prize (including any travel/activity related thereto); and (c) to the use of his/her name, voice, performance, photograph, caption, entry, and/or likeness for programming, advertising, publicity and promotional purposes in any and all media, now or hereafter known, worldwide and on the Internet, and in perpetuity by Sponsor and its designees, without compensation (unless prohibited by law) or additional consents from entrant or any third party and without prior notice, approval or inspection, and to execute specific consent to such use. By participating, entrant also agrees not to release any publicity or other materials on their own or through someone else regarding their participation in the Contest without the prior consent of the Sponsor, which it may withhold in its sole discretion.
MISCELLANEOUS: Released Parties are not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, damaged, inaccurate, stolen, delayed, misdirected, undelivered, or garbled Entries 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 Contest, including, without limitation, errors or difficulties which may occur in connection with the administration of the Contest, the processing of entries or tweets, the announcement of the prizes, or in any Contest-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 Contest. Released Parties are not responsible for injury or damage to any person's computer related to or resulting from participating in this Contest or downloading materials from or use of the website. Persons who tamper with or abuse any aspect of the Contest or website, who act in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner 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 Contest be, in Sponsor’s sole opinion, compromised for any reason, including 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, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to suspend, modify or terminate the Contest (or portion thereof) and, if terminated, at its discretion, select the potential winners for the Entry Period(s) at issue from among all non-suspect, eligible Entries received for the Entry Period(s) at issue using the Judging Criteria identified above prior to action taken. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST MAY BE IN VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES AND OTHER REMEDIES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS” FEES) FROM ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW, INCLUDING CRIMINAL PROSECUTION.
ARBITRATION: Except where prohibited by law, as a condition of participating in this Contest, participant agrees that (1) any and all disputes and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Contest, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by final and binding arbitration under the rules of the American Arbitration Association and held at the AAA regional office nearest the participant; (2) the Federal Arbitration Act shall govern the interpretation, enforcement and all proceedings at such arbitration; and (3) judgment upon such arbitration award may be entered in any court having jurisdiction. Under no circumstances will participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and participant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental or consequential damages, or any other damages, including attorneys' fees, other than participant's actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e., costs associated with participating in this Contest), and participant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.
CHOICE OF LAW: All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of participant and Sponsor in connection with the Contest, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the substantive laws of the State of Illinois, USA.
WINNER’S LIST: For the names of the winners (available after 6/27/12) send a self-addressed, stamped, envelope by 7/27/12 to: Motorola #MAXXMIXER Tech Cocktail Event Contest Winners, Motorola Mobility, Inc., 600 N US Highway 45, Libertyville, IL 60048. VT residents may omit return postage.
SPONSOR: Motorola Mobility, Inc., 600 N US Highway 45, Libertyville, IL 60048.
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