Fox Sports - Hooters Las Vegas Fantasy Football Draft Party Sweepstakes

BY foxsports • July 12, 2009


NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. PURCHASE DOES NOT INCREASE CHANCES OF WINNING. THE SWEEPSTAKES AND ANY ADVERTISEMENT RELATING THERETO ARE INTENDED FOR PARTICIPATION AND VIEWING ONLY WITHIN THE FIFTY (50) UNITED STATES AND DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA ("D.C.") AND SHALL BE CONSTRUED ACCORDING TO, AND GOVERNED EXCLUSIVELY BY, UNITED STATES LAW. THE FOLLOWING SWEEPSTAKES IS OPEN TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE U.S., WHO MEET THE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS (AS DEFINED IN THE RULES BELOW.) VOID OUTSIDE THE FIFTY (50) UNITED STATES AND D.C. AND WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.


Sweepstakes Description: The Fox Sports Hooters Las Vegas Fantasy Football Draft Party Sweepstakes (the "Sweepstakes") is sponsored by Hooters of America, Inc. ("Sponsor") and is administered by LEJ Sports Group ("Administrator"). The Sweepstakes is related to the Fox Sports Fantasy Football Game ("Fantasy Football"), registered at www.foxsports.com ("Host" or "Website") and offers each entrant the chance to win a prize (as more detailed below). By participating in this Sweepstakes, each entrant unconditionally agrees to abide by these Official Rules and the decisions of Administrator and Sponsor, which shall be final and binding in all matters relating to this Sweepstakes.


Sweepstakes Registration Period: Sweepstakes Registration is scheduled to begin at 12:01 a.m. Pacific Time ("PT") on July 8, 2009, and ends at 8:59 p.m. PT on August 9, 2009 (the "Sweepstakes Registration Period"). All entries must be received by the end of the Sweepstakes Registration Period to be eligible.


Eligibility: This Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and District of Columbia ("D.C."), who are a registered player of FOX fantasy football on www.msn.foxsports.com/fantasy-football, and who are age twenty-one (21) years of age or older at the time of entry and have a valid driver's license issued by a state from one of the Fifty (50) United States or D.C., and who have internet access as of July 7, 2009. Void where prohibited. Employees, officers, and directors (and their respective IRS dependents, immediate family members [children, spouse, parents, grandparents, siblings] and individuals residing in their same household, whether or not related) of Sponsor, Administrator, Fox Entertainment Group, Fox Sports Interactive Media, LLC, Fox Interactive Media, Inc., Fox Cable Network Services, LLC, National Sports Programming, The News Corporation, Hooters of America, Inc. (each a "Promotion Entity" and collectively, the "Promotion Entities"), and each of their respective franchisees, affiliated companies, subsidiaries, distributors, retailers, printers, advertising and promotion agencies, production services, fulfillment agencies, legal advisors, web masters and web suppliers are not eligible to participate. By participating, each entrant unconditionally agrees to abide by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor and/or judges, which shall be final and binding in all matters relating to this Sweepstakes


How to Enter: No purchase necessary to enter or win. Making a purchase will not improve your chances of winning. Entrants may participate in the Sweepstakes by logging on to the Sweepstakes page located at www.msn.foxsports.com/fantasy-football ("Sweepstakes Homepage"). Entrants must follow the on-screen instructions to completely and accurately provide all of the requested Fantasy Football registration information. Once the Entrant registers, the Entrant will receive one (1) Sweepstakes entry into the random drawing. All entries must be received by 8:59 PM PT on Sunday August 9, 2009. Limit of one (1) entry per person or e-mail address. Entrants must provide all information requested to be eligible to win. Incomplete, unreadable, or unintelligible entries will be disqualified. All information provided by entrants becomes the property of Website. ELIGIBLE ENTRANTS MUST SUBMIT IN ACCORDANCE WITH THESE OFFICIAL RULES. NO OTHER METHOD OF SUBMISSION WILL BE ACCEPTED. Participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes Entrant's understanding of and full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these Official Rules. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any Entrant that Sponsor determines to be in violation of any term contained in these Official Rules. Sponsor's decision not to enforce a specific provision of these Official Rules does not constitute a waiver of that provision or of the Official Rules generally. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.


Each entrant must provide a valid e-mail address to be eligible to participate in this Sweepstakes. Entries generated by a script, macro or other automated means will be disqualified. Sweepstakes entries will be deemed null and void and will be rejected if not submitted through an authorized, legitimate channel. Proof of submitting the required information to the Website is not considered proof of delivery to or receipt by Sponsor of entry into the Sweepstakes. In the event of a dispute regarding the identity of who actually submitted an entry on the Website, the entry will be deemed submitted by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address supplied at the time of entry. An "authorized account holder" is defined as the natural person to whom the applicable e-mail address has been assigned by the internet access provider, on-line service provider, or other organization (e.g., business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the address submitted. The potential prizewinner may be required to provide Sponsors with proof that he/she is the authorized account holder of the e-mail address associated with the winning entry. If a dispute as to the identity of any entrant cannot be resolved to Sponsor's satisfaction, the entry will be deemed ineligible.


All entries become the exclusive property of Website and will not be acknowledged or returned. Personal information collected by the Host in connection with this Promotion may be shared with the Sponsor and Administrator for the sole purpose of contest administration and prize fulfillment, in compliance with Host's privacy policy, and Sponsor's and Administrator's respective privacy practices. Entry must be made by the entrant, only in the manner as set forth herein. All other methods of entry are considered void. The Website's database clock will be the official timekeeper for online entries in this Promotion.


Drawing and Notification: Contest Administrator shall conduct a random drawing on or about August 10, 2009 from among all eligible entries received throughout the Sweepstakes Registration Period to select the one (1) potential prizewinner. The potential prizewinner will be notified initially by telephone or e-mail on or about August 11, 2009, using the contact information provided at the time of entry. Sponsor shall have no liability for any prizewinner notification that is lost, intercepted, or not received by a potential prizewinner for any reason. If Sponsor's initial attempt to notify the selected prizewinner for the prize is unsuccessful, or the selected prizewinner does not respond, two (2) attempts will be made over a forty-eight (48) hour period of the initial attempt to contact such potential prizewinner. Potential prizewinner(s) must be able to receive telephone calls from an unlisted and/or blocked number. Messages may not be left. If the selected prizewinner cannot be reached by telephone, or e-mail, or does not respond within forty-eight (48) hours of the initial attempt to notify the potential prizewinner, the prize may be forfeited and an alternate prizewinner for the prize may be selected in a random drawing from the remaining eligible entries. Sponsor will attempt to contact up to two (2) potential prizewinners for the prize in accordance with the above procedure, after which the prize may go unawarded if the prize remains unclaimed. If any potential prizewinner is found to be ineligible, or if he or she has not complied with these Official Rules or declines the prize for any reason prior to award, such potential prizewinner will be disqualified and will forfeit the prize he or she otherwise might have received.


Potential prizewinner is subject to verification by Sponsor. The selected entrant is not a prizewinner of the prize unless and until entrant has been contacted by Sponsor or representative of Sponsor, entrant's eligibility has been verified, and entrant has completed all applicable prize acceptance requirements within the required deadline as set forth by these Official Rules. Decisions of the Sponsor and/or Administrator are final and binding in all matters relating to the selection of the prizewinner and all matters related to this Sweepstakes. Following the initial prizewinner notification, the eligible prizewinner will receive an official prize notification via certified mail.


Prize/Approximate Retail Value (ARV): One (1) prize will be awarded. The prize shall consist of a trip for up to twelve (12) persons to Las Vegas to host a FOX Fantasy Football Draft Party at Hooters located in the Hooters Hotel, with an approximate retail value ("ARV") not to exceed $9,870.


The prize package shall consist of the following:

(i) roundtrip coach airfare for up to twelve (12) persons of the prizewinner's choice (prizewinner and 11 additional members) from the major airport specified by Sponsor nearest each traveler's residence to Las Vegas, NV departing on August 27, 2009, and returning on August 30, 2009, with a maximum value not to exceed $6,000;

(ii) Up to (6) hotel accommodations at the Hooters Hotel in Las Vegas, NV for up to twelve guests (based upon double occupancy) for a two (2) nights stay arriving on August 27, 2009, and departing on August 30, 2009, with a maximum value not to exceed $1,800;

(iii) Airport transfers for up to (12) individuals to/from hotel with a maximum value not to exceed $840;

(iv) A $30 daily meal credit for each travel guest (maximum $90 per traveler), with a maximum value not to exceed $1,080;

(v) A Fantasy Football draft party at Hooters Restaurant in the Hooters Hotel Las Vegas, with a maximum value not to exceed $150 (draft party date and time based upon availability).


Each of the prizewinner's designated travel guests must be 21 years of age or older. Actual prize package value may vary depending upon the location of each travel guest's point of departure and airfare fluctuations. Prizewinner and travel guests are solely responsible for all other expenses not specified herein as being awarded, including ground transportation, meals, taxes, and gratuities associated with the trip. Prizewinner and guests must travel together on the same itinerary. Actual trip dates are based upon availability, and will be specified by Sponsor at the time of prizewinner notification, and are subject to change solely at Sponsor's discretion. Departure dates and times are subject to availability and at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. Certain restrictions and blackout dates may apply. Any changes to completed travel arrangements, once booked, are the sole responsibility of the prizewinner or travel guest, and are solely at prizewinner's or travel guest's expense. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.


Odds: Odds of winning depend on the total number of eligible entries received.


Prize Conditions: Eligibility, age and all claims made by any prizewinner is subject to verification. Sponsor, Administrator, Host and their agents are not responsible for fraudulent communications including without limitation phone calls, mail, and e-mails made or sent to entrants. Prizewinner and each designated travel guest may be required to execute an Affidavit of Eligibility, a Liability Release and where imposing such condition is legal, a Publicity Release ("Prize Claim Documents"). The Prize Claim Documents must be returned within the time frame indicated on the documents. If the potential fails to return such documents within the prescribed time, or if a potential prizewinner is found to be ineligible, or if he/she does not comply with these Official Rules, then the potential prizewinner will be disqualified and an alternate prizewinner may be selected from the remaining eligible entries, time permitting. All applicable U.S., Federal, state, and local taxes, duties, or other taxes or fees are the sole responsibility of the prizewinner, who may be issued a 1099 IRS tax form for the ARV of the awarded prize. Acceptance of the prize constitutes permission for the Sponsor, Host and their agents to use said prizewinner's name, photograph, likeness, statements, biographical information, voice, and city and state address for all purposes and in all forms of media, in perpetuity, without further notice or compensation.


Depiction of the prize in any advertising, promotional materials, or on the Sweepstakes Website (if any) may not reflect the actual prize delivered to the prizewinner. Sponsor, Administrator, Host and their agents shall not be responsible for delays in delivery of the prize, or any travel delays by any air carrier that prevent redemption or use of any portion of the prize, or lost, damaged or stolen baggage. Prizewinner cannot assign or transfer the prize to another person or entity and is not entitled to cash in place of the prize.


Prize Restrictions: No cash alternative or prize substitution will be allowed except Sponsor reserves the right to substitute prizes of comparable value if a prize listed is unavailable for any reason. The prize is non-assignable and nontransferable. The prize is subject to availability and Sponsor in its sole discretion may substitute cash or a different prize of approximately equal or greater value except where prohibited by law. The prizewinner is solely responsible for the reporting and payment of any federal, state, and/or local taxes on the prize. Upon verification of entrant's win and compliance with these Official Rules, delivery of the prize will be coordinated by Sponsor or a representative of Sponsor and the prizewinner will receive further notification with details on how to claim the applicable prize. All information and materials submitted to Sponsor become the sole property of Sponsor and will not be returned. All details and other restrictions of the prize not specified in these Official Rules will be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion.


Conditions Of Participation: This Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws. By entering the Sweepstakes, each entrant hereby: (a) agrees that the Promotion Entities and each of their respective parent, subsidiaries and affiliated companies, advertising and promotion agencies, and each of their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents will have no liability whatsoever for, and shall be held harmless by participants against any liability for any injuries, losses or damages of any kind to person(s), including death, 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 or any Sweepstakes-related activity, or for any typographical or other error in the printing, offering or announcement of any prize; (b) releases the Promotion Entities, their parent companies, subsidiaries, distributors, affiliates, advertising and promotion partners, fulfillment and/or judging agencies, retailers, franchises, agents and their estate and/or family members from all liability, claims, action, or proceedings relating to this Sweepstakes and from injuries or damages arising in connection with or relating to participation in this Sweepstakes, or use or misuse of the prize; and (c) waives any right to claim ambiguity in the Sweepstakes or these Official Rules. By accepting the prize, the prizewinner further acknowledges that the Sponsor, Administrator, Host and any other entity involved with this Sweepstakes 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 or prize suppliers or to any portion thereof, including but not limited to its quality, merchantability, mechanical condition, or fitness for a particular purpose including, without limitation, use of any equipment associated with the prize. All taxes and other expenses not specified herein, including federal, state, local, licenses and registrations are the sole responsibility of the prizewinner. All federal, state, and local laws and regulations apply. Sponsor reserves the right to modify these Official Rules for clarification purposes without materially affecting the terms and conditions of the Sweepstakes, to void suspect entries and/or cancel, terminate or suspend any portion of this Sweepstakes should a virus, bugs, non-authorized human intervention or other causes beyond the control of Sponsor corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play of the Sweepstakes and, in any such event, at its discretion, select prizewinner(s) from eligible, non-suspect entries received prior to the event requiring such termination, cancellation or suspension. This Sweepstakes may not be used for any form of gambling.


Additional Rules & Restrictions: In the event an entrant wins the prize, and is later found to be in violation of these Official Rules, entrant will be required to forfeit the prize or to reimburse Sponsor for the stated value of the prize if such violation is discovered after entrant has used the prize.


IMPORTANT: PLEASE READ - GENERAL RELEASE AND LIMITATIONS ON LIABILITY. By entering the Sweepstakes, each entrant agrees that: (1) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or connected with the Sweepstakes, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; (2) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering the Sweepstakes, but in no event will attorneys' fees be awarded or recoverable; and (3) under no circumstances will any entrant be permitted to obtain any award for, and entrant hereby knowingly and expressly waives all rights to seek, punitive, incidental or consequential damages and/or any other damages, other than actual out-of-pocket expenses, and/or any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. Each entrant acknowledges and agrees that the Promotion Entities, and each of their agencies, web masters/suppliers, contractors and vendors are not responsible for any costs, injuries, losses, or damages of any kind arising from or in connection with: (i) incomplete, lost, late, misdirected, or illegible entries or for failure to receive entries due to any cause, including without limitation human, transmission, or technical problems, failures, or malfunctions of any kind, whether originating with sender, with Sponsor, or otherwise, that may limit an entrant's ability to participate in the Sweepstakes; (ii) incorrect or inaccurate information whether caused by internet users, or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in connection with this Sweepstakes and assume no responsibility for any error, omission, malfunction, interruption, deletion, defect, or delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft, or destruction or unauthorized access to, tampering, or hacking; (iii) any injury or damage resulting from participation in the Sweepstakes and/or the use and/or misuse of any prize package or portion thereof (including, without limitation, claims, costs, injuries, losses and damages related to personal injuries, death, damage to, loss or destruction of property, or any claims, costs, injuries, losses, or damages related to or based on the entrant's rights of publicity or privacy); or (iv) the entrant's claim that he or she has somehow been defamed or portrayed in a false light. Sponsor and Promotion Entities assume no responsibility for any errors or failures that are human or technical in nature, or for the incorrect or inaccurate capture of information, or the failure to capture any information. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any entrant it finds to be tampering with the Submission process or operation of the Sweepstakes or to be acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to threaten, abuse or harass any other person. If, for any reason, this Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned by reason of infection by computer virus, worms, bugs, tampering, hacking, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures or any other causes which, in the sole opinion of the Sponsor, corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend this Sweepstakes and determine prizewinner from all eligible entries received prior to action taken, or as otherwise deemed fair and equitable by Sponsors.


GOVERNING LAW: ALL ISSUES AND QUESTIONS CONCERNING THE CONSTRUCTION, VALIDITY, INTERPRETATION AND ENFORCEABILITY OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES, OR THE RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS OF ENTRANTS OR SPONSORS IN CONNECTION WITH THE SWEEPSTAKES OR IN CONNECTION WITH ANY SUBMISSION OR OTHER MATERIAL SUBMITTED IN CONNECTION WITH THE SWEEPSTAKES, SHALL BE GOVERNED BY AND CONSTRUED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE INTERNAL LAWS OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA WITHOUT GIVING EFFECT TO ANY CHOICE OF LAW OF CONFLICT OF LAW RULES OR PROVISIONS THAT WOULD CAUSE THE APPLICATION OF ANY OTHER STATE'S LAWS. THE INVALIDITY OR UNENFORCEABILITY OF ANY PROVISION OF THESE RULES SHALL NOT AFFECT THE VALIDITY OR ENFORCEABILITY OF ANY OTHER PROVISION. IN THE EVENT THAT ANY PROVISION IS DETERMINED TO BE INVALID OR OTHERWISE UNENFORCEABLE OR ILLEGAL, THESE OFFICIAL RULES SHALL OTHERWISE REMAIN IN EFFECT AND SHALL BE CONSTRUED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THEIR TERMS AS IF THE INVALID OR ILLEGAL PROVISION WERE NOT CONTAINED HEREIN.


IN NO EVENT WILL SPONSORS, PROMOTION ENTITIES, THEIR PARENT, AFFILIATES, SUBSIDIARIES AND RELATED COMPANIES, THEIR ADVERTISING OR PROMOTION AGENCIES, WEB MASTERS/SUPPLIERS, VENDORS, CONTRACTORS OR THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, REPRESENTATIVES AND AGENTS BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR LOSSES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF YOUR PARTICIPATION IN THE SWEPSTAKES. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, ALL PRIZES AND EVERYTHING IS PROVIDED "AS IS," WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AND THE PROMOTION ENTITIES HEREBY EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. SOME JURISDICTIONS MAY NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, SO SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. CHECK YOUR LOCAL LAWS FOR ANY RESTRICTIONS OR LIMITATIONS REGARDING THESE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE RIGHT IS RESERVED TO SEEK DAMAGES TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW.


WINNERS LIST/OFFICIAL RULES: For a copy of the Official Rules or the Winner's List send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: Hooters Las Vegas Fantasy Football Draft Party Sweepstakes, "Official Rules" or "Winners' List" (please specify), c/o LEJ Sports Group, 4015 Wetherburn Way, Norcross, GA 30092. All requests for the Winners' List must be received by 9/9/09. Residents of the state of Vermont may omit postage from rules requests only.


Sponsor: Hooters of America, 1815 The Exchange, Atlanta, GA 30339.


Sweepstakes Administrator: LEJ Sports Group, 4015 Wetherburn Way, Norcross, GA 30092.


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