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Mormon Tabernacle Choir Christmas Ticket Giveaway Official Sweepstakes Rules


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SPONSOR.  Mormon Tabernacle Choir, 50 North West Temple, Salt Lake City Utah, 84101 (“Sponsor”).

ELIGIBILITY. Mormon Tabernacle Choir Christmas Ticket Giveaway Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open to individuals 18 years of age and older living in the United States and the District of Columbia (“Entrants”).  Employees of Sponsor, its respective parent, subsidiaries, related and affiliated entities, suppliers, as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings and children) and household members of all parties are not eligible.  The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Participation constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these official rules (the “Official Rules”) and Sponsor’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.  Winners are selected by way of a random drawing overseen by Sponsor’s Social Media Producer (“Administrator”).

SWEEPSTAKES SUBMISSION PERIOD. Sweepstakes will begin at 12 p.m. Mountain Time (“MT”) on December 5, 2017 and will end at 11:59:59 p.m. MT on December 7, 2017 (the “Sweepstakes Period"). Sponsor’s time clock is the official clock for the Sweepstakes. All entries posted after the end of the Sweepstakes Period will not be eligible to win.  Winners will be selected, as described in these Official Rules, from among the eligible entries. 

HOW TO ENTER.  No purchase necessary to enter or win. To enter you must follow the Mormon Tabernacle Choir on Instagram, like the contest post, and tag a friend in the comments section. You may comment up to three separate times with as many names as you want to have up to three separate entries in the Sweepstakes.   

SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS. Only one Winner per household. Subsequent Winners will be disqualified.  You must agree to these Official Rules for your entry to be eligible.  Entries that do not follow the above entry requirements or that are received after the Sweepstakes Period are void.  Entries must not contain any obscene, profane, lewd, defamatory, or inappropriate matter as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion.  Any entry deemed unsuitable by Sponsor, in its sole discretion, will be disqualified. 

WINNERS, WINNER SELECTION.  Six winners (each a “Winner” and collectively, the “Winners”) will be selected by random drawing from among those eligible entries submitted during the applicable Sweepstakes Period.  Each Winner will receive four tickets to the 2017 Christmas concert with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, Orchestra at Temple Square, and Bells on Temple Square. Winners will be mailed their prize, or can choose to pick it up at the conference center box office.  The drawing for Winners will take place on December 8, 2017.  Winners will be notified on December 8, 2017 by Instagram message and by being tagged in a winner announcement post. 

PRIZES, APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUE ("ARV") & ODDS: The approximate retail value of the tickets is $0.00. Odds of winning any prize depend on the number of eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period. No substitution, cash redemption or transfer of prizes is permitted except at Sponsor’s sole and absolute discretion. If a prize, or any portion thereof, cannot be awarded for any reason, Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole and absolute discretion, to substitute a prize of equal or greater value. All federal, state and local taxes, and all other costs associated with acceptance or use of the prizes, are the sole responsibility of the Winner. Arrangements for delivery of prizes will be performed after Winner validation. At the Sponsor’s discretion, unclaimed prizes may not be awarded.

GENERAL RULES: Winners will be notified by Instagram. Each Winner must respond to the communication notifying them that they are a Winner within three (3) days of such communication and must provide complete mailing information to ensure proper processing prior to the concert or the prize may be forfeited.  Winners may be required to sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility and Release of Liability and a Publicity Release and an IRS W-9 form within ten (10) days of attempted notification or prize will be forfeited. The return of any prize/prize notification as undeliverable or failure to respond to notices or return any documents in a timely manner, as determined by the Administrator, may result in disqualification and an alternate winner may be chosen. By participating, Entrants agree to release, discharge and hold harmless Sponsor from and against any and all liability or damages associated with this Sweepstakes or acceptance, use or misuse of any prize received in this Sweepstakes. Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer or administration of the Sweepstakes. Acceptance of prize constitutes permission for the Sponsor and their agencies to use Winner’s name and likeness for purposes of advertising and publicity without further compensation, unless prohibited by law. By participating in this Sweepstakes, Entrants agree to be bound by the Official Rules and decisions of the independent Administrator, which shall be final in all matters relating to the Sweepstakes. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, misdirected, stolen, illegible, inaccurate, damaged, incomplete, non-delivered or postage-due mail; or for printing, distribution or production errors or for technical, hardware, software, or telephone malfunctions of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, or failed, incorrect, incomplete, inaccurate, garbled or delayed electronic communications caused by the user or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in this Sweepstakes, or by any human, or other error, which may occur in this Sweepstakes. If, in the Administrator's sole opinion, there is any suspected or actual evidence of tampering with any portion of the Sweepstakes or if technical difficulties compromise the integrity of the Sweepstakes, the Administrator reserves the right to void suspect entries and/or modify and/or suspend and/or terminate the Sweepstakes and/or conduct a random drawing to award the prizes in a manner deemed appropriate by the Administrator. In the event of a dispute regarding the identity of the person submitting an entry, entries will be declared made by the name appearing on the entry. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any individual who tampers in any way with the Sweepstakes or any site used related thereto or acts in a disruptive manner. This Sweepstakes is offered only in the United States and is governed by the laws of the State of Utah. By entering, Entrants irrevocably consent to the sole and exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the State of Utah located in Salt Lake County for any action, suit or proceeding arising out of or relating to this Sweepstakes.

WAIVER: By participating in this Sweepstakes, Entrant waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental and consequential damages, attorney’s fees or any damages other than actual out-of-pocket costs incurred to participate. By participating in this Sweepstakes, each Entrant, including all Winners, waives all rights and indemnify Sponsor and Instagram against any lost or liability claim, cause of action or liability, including without limitation those relating to any personal injury, death, loss, expense or damages of any kind, under any theory of law or in equity, arising from, participation in this Sweepstakes, acceptance or use of any prizes awarded in the Sweepstakes and/or resulting from any prize.

PUBLICITY. Unless prohibited by law, participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes each Entrant's consent for Sponsor to use the Entrant's name, age, photograph, image, likeness, statements for Sweepstakes or other promotional, advertisement or commercial purposes in any media now known or later developed, without payment or consideration to the Entrant or any other person.

PRIVACY. Sponsor will collect personal data from Entrants when they enter this Sweepstakes, and this information will be used for the purposes of administering the Sweepstakes, publicizing the Sweepstakes and other promotional purposes that benefit Sponsor only.

MISCELLANEOUS. Each entry is subject to verification by Sponsor. Participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes agreement and acceptance of these Official Rules. Entrants hereby waive any right to claim ambiguity in these Official Rules. Sponsor reserves the right to apply and interpret these Official Rules and conduct and administer the Sweepstakes. Any decision by Sponsor regarding the Sweepstakes, including eligibility of Entrants and determination of the Winners, shall be final and binding. 

RIGHT TO CANCEL OR MODIFY SWEEPSTAKES. If the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned for any reason or cause which Sponsor deems could corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes, including fraud, technical failure, or insufficient participation, Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes or these Official Rules, including changing the Sweepstakes Period, or selecting a Winner from entries received prior to the action taken or in such other manner as Sponsor may deem appropriate. 

DISCLOSURE OF WINNERS. For a list of Winners, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope for receipt by Dec 31, 2017 to: Mormon Tabernacle Choir Christmas Ticket Giveaway Sweepstakes, 50 North West Temple, Salt Lake City Utah, 84101.