Official Rules

 

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OFFICIAL RULES OF 1ST ANNUAL ROCK THE OCEAN’S SEA TURTLE DERBY SWEEPSTAKES

NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.

Sponsor: The Sponsor of the Sweepstakes is Rock The Ocean Foundation, 501 c(3) (“Sponsor”).

Administrator: The Administrator of the Sweepstakes is Rock The Ocean Foundation, 501 c(3)”Administrator”).

Sponsor and Administrator are collectively referred to herein as “Sweepstakes Entities”.

Eligibility: The 1st Annual Rock The Ocean’s Sea Turtle Derby Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes “) is open only to natural persons who are legal residents of the United States of America, who will be in the Ft. Lauderdale, Florida area April 12, 2019 through April 14, 2019, and who are at least eighteen (18) years of age at the time of entry. Sweepstakes may only be entered from and in eligible jurisdictions. Sweepstakes Entities, prize providers, and their respective parent, subsidiary and affiliate companies, employees, agents, and suppliers, as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings, and children) and household members of each such employee are not eligible to participate. In the event of a dispute as to the identity of an entrant, the authorized account holder of the account will be deemed to be the entrant. Administrator may request any potential winner to provide proof that such person is the winner. All potential winners are subject to verification before any prize will be awarded. Subject to all applicable, federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited. Participation constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and Administrator’s decisions, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.

Entry Period: The Sweepstakes period begins at 12:00 PM Eastern Time on March 21, 2019 and ends at 6:00 PM EasternTime on April 8, 2019. Administrator’s clock is the official time keeping device of the Sweepstakes.

How To Enter: Via Internet, go to www.TortugaMusicFestival.com/seaturtlederby and determine which sea turtle you think will travel the farthest by April 8, 2019. Once you’ve picked your turtle, click on one of the links provided (and as described below) and follow the steps to vote on your preferred sea turtle:

1. To enter and make a donation, click on the link provided for Fundraise.com to cast your vote plus make a donation to Rock the Ocean Foundation to complete your entry. For Fundraise.com’s terms of service, pleae visit: https://www.fundraise.com/terms-of-service

2. To enter without making a donation, click on the provided link to the Sweepstakes free method of entry registration page and complete the registration form.

During the promotion, you may click on the live sea turtle map at www.TortugaMusicFestival.com/seaturtlederby to follow along each day and see how far your sea turtle has traveled.

Each participant is eligible to submit up to one (1) Sweepstakes entry during the entry period, regardless of method or combination of methods of entry or number of entries submitted. Multiple entrants are not permitted to share the same email address or other relevant account. Any attempt by any entrant to obtain more than the stated number of entries by using multiple/different email addresses, identities, registrations and logins, or any other methods will void that entrant’s entries and that entrant may be disqualified. Use of any automated technology or system to participate is prohibited and will result in disqualification. Any automated receipt (such as one confirming delivery of text message or e-mail) does not constitute proof of actual receipt by Administrator of an entry. Sweepstakes Entities are not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible or misdirected registrations, which will be disqualified. All entries become the property of the Administrator and none will be acknowledged or returned.

Prize: One (1) Grand Prize consisting of two (2) 3-Day general admission tickets to Tortuga Music Festival 2019 in Ft. Lauderdale, FL scheduled to take place April 12, 2019 through April 14, 2019, to include access to back stage Meet and Greet passes to meet one of the headliners performing at the festival. Meet and greet passes are only valid for artist on the night they perform at a pre-designated time which is determined at the sole discretion of artist. Failure to arrive at the pre-designated time will result in forfeiture of met and greet. Winner and guest must be at least eighteen (18) years of age and must abide by all venue policies. Parking, travel and accommodations not included and are the sole responsibility of winner. Sweepstakes Entities reserve the right to not award any prize to, or to revoke full or partial prize from, any winner or winner’s guest who Sweepstakes Entities and/or venue or festival personnel deem may, in their sole discretion, be intoxicated, be a safety risk, have violated any venue policy or law, and/or may bring Sweepstakes Entities into disrepute. The prize is non-transferable and resale of tickets is prohibited. Approximate Retail Value of the Grand Prize is: Four Hundred Seventy Eight Dollars ($478).

Odds of winning the prize depends on the number of eligible entries received. There will be only one prize per winner. Lost or stolen prizes will not be replaced. Prize does not include any other item or expense not specifically described in these Official Rules, and any such additional expenses are the sole responsibility of winner. Prizes may not be transferred or assigned. Only listed prizes will be awarded and no other prizing or substitutions will be made except at the sole discretion of Administrator. Winners agree to accept the prize “as is”, and entrants hereby acknowledge that Sweepstakes Entities have neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation, or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to the prize, including express warranties (if any) provided exclusively by a prize supplier that are sent along with the prize. Any valuation of the prizing stated above is based on available information provided to Administrator and the value of any prize awarded to a winner may be reported for tax purposes as required by law. Each winner is solely responsible for reporting and paying any and all applicable taxes. Each winner must provide Administrator with a valid taxpayer identification number or social security number before any prize will be awarded. A Form 1099 will be issued to the winner for value of prize $600 or more.

Winner Selection and Verification: Administrator will randomly select one (1) potential winner from all eligible entries on or around April 9, 2019. Turtle selected has no bearing on the winner draw. Administrator’s decisions as to the administration and operation of the Sweepstakes and the selection of potential winners are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes. Administrator reserves the right to disqualify any participant or winner and may refuse to award any prize to a person who is ineligible or has violated any rule, gained unfair advantage in participating in the Sweepstakes, or obtained winner status using fraudulent means.

All potential winners are subject to verification by Administrator. Administrator will not accept screen shots or other evidence of winning in lieu of its validation process. Potential winners must continue to comply with all terms and conditions of these Official Rules, and winning is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements. Each potential winner will be notified by email or phone, or via a direct message to the social account used to enter, as applicable. Each potential prize winner may be required to sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility, Liability and Publicity Release (“Affidavit”) and an I.R.S. Form W-9 as applicable (except where prohibited), which must be received by Administrator within twenty-four (24) hours of the time notice or attempted notice is sent, in order to claim a prize (if applicable). If a winner is a minor, the Affidavit must also be executed by the winner’s parents or legal guardians. If a potential winner of any prize cannot be contacted, fails to sign and return the Affidavit within the required time period (if applicable), declines the prize or prize is returned as undeliverable, such potential winner forfeits the prize. In the event that a potential winner is disqualified for any reason, Administrator will award the corresponding prize to an alternate winner by random drawing from among all remaining eligible entries. All alternate potential winners are subject to all requirements set forth in these Official Rules. Only three (3) alternate winners will be selected, after which the prize will remain un-awarded.

Publicity: Except where prohibited, participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes winner’s consent to Sweepstakes Entities’ use of winner’s name, social media identity, likeness, photograph, voice, opinions, hometown and state for promotional purposes in connection with this Sweepstakes in any media, worldwide, without further payment or consideration.

Privacy: Information submitted by entrants will be collected by Administrator’s systems based in the United States and such collection will be subject to applicable United States laws. Entrants may withdraw personal data upon request; however, entrant will be disqualified if personal data is withdrawn prior to the determination of the winner and fulfillment of the prize. Information

submitted by entrants is subject to Administrator’s privacy policy: https://www.rocktheocean.com/privacy. Entrant’s participation in this Sweepstakes constitutes consent for Administrator to use entrant’s personal information solely for the purpose of administering the Sweepstakes and awarding the prizes, unless entrant has opted to receive e-mail communications or SMS messages from Administrator.

Errors and Unauthorized Activity: Sweepstakes Entities are not responsible: (1) for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by entrants, printing errors or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes; (2) for technical and/or communications malfunctions, errors or failures of any kind; (3) for unauthorized human intervention in any part of the Sweepstakes; (4) for technical or human error which may occur in the administration of the Sweepstakes or the processing of entries; (5) for any 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 or use or misuse of any prize; or (6) if the Sweepstakes cannot take place or if any prize cannot be awarded due to acts of war, natural disasters, weather or acts of terrorism. If for any reason an entrant’s entry is confirmed to have been erroneously deleted, lost, or otherwise destroyed or corrupted, entrant’s sole remedy is another entry in the Sweepstakes, provided that if it is not possible to award another entry due to discontinuance of the Sweepstakes, or any part of it, for any reason, Administrator, at its discretion, may elect to hold a random drawing from among all eligible entries received up to the date of discontinuance for any or all of the prizes offered herein. No more than the stated number of prizes will be awarded. In the event that production, technical, seeding, programming or any other reasons cause more than stated number of prizes as set forth in these Official Rules to be available and/or claimed, Administrator reserves the right to award only the stated number of prizes by a random drawing among all legitimate, unawarded, eligible prize claims. Administrator reserves the right to cancel, suspend and/or modify the Sweepstakes, or any part of it, if any fraud, technical failures or any other factor beyond Sweepstakes Entities’ reasonable control impairs the integrity or proper functioning of the Sweepstakes, as determined by Administrator in its sole discretion. In such event, Administrator reserves the right to award the prizes at random from among the eligible entries received up to the time of the impairment. Administrator reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual it suspects or finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or to be acting in violation of these Official Rules or any other Sweepstakes or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Any attempt by any person to deliberately undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, Sweepstakes Entities reserve the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Sweepstakes Entities’ failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.

Release: By participating in the Sweepstakes, entrant (a) releases Sweepstakes Entities, prize providers, promotional agencies, franchisees, and each of their respective parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, successors, assigns, agents, representatives, officers, directors, shareholders, and employees, from any and all liability for any claims, costs, injuries, losses or damages of any kind arising in connection with the Sweepstakes, including the unauthorized or illegal access to personally identifiable or sensitive information or acceptance, possession, use, misuse, or nonuse of the prize that may be awarded; and (b) acknowledges that the foregoing parties have neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation or guarantee, expressed or implied, in fact or in law, relative to a prize including, without limitation, the prize quality or availability.

Disputes: As a condition of participating in the Sweepstakes, entrant agrees that: a) under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental, consequential, or any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses; b) all causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes or the prizes awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively by arbitration pursuant to the Rules of the American Arbitration Association, then effective; and c) any and all claims, judgments, and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred and in no event shall entrant be entitled to receive attorneys’ fees or other legal costs. Sweepstakes Entities reserve the right to modify prize award procedures. The Sweepstakes and these Official Rules, and the validity, construction, performance, and enforcement thereof, shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of State of California, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of California or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of California.

Winner’s List: To obtain a list of the names of winners of prizes with a value greater than $25, mail your request and a self-addressed, stamped envelope, up to sixty (60) days after the close of the Sweepstakes, to Rock The Ocean Foundation, 1212 8th Ave South, Nashville, TN 37203 c/o WINNERS LIST Dept.

 

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY.  Open to legal residents of continental U.S., 18 years or older. Void where prohibited.  Ends 6PM ET 4/8/19. Travel, parking, and hotel not included. SPONSOR: Rock The Ocean