Shop With Golf’s Putt for a Million SweepstakeS
May 1, 2019—June 16, 2019
UPDATE NOTICE: These Official Rules have been updated as of May 8, 2019. The Prize section has been updated to clarify the terms and conditions of the Putt (defined below) and the To Enter section has been updated to include an additional hashtag required for Entry. For any Sweepstakes Entries submitted prior to May 8, 2019, the most recent version of the Official Rules published prior to May 8, 2019 shall apply.
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A purchase will not improve your chances of winning. Void where prohibited. The Shop With Golf’s Putt for a Million Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) will begin on May 1, 2019 at 12:01 A.M. ET and end on June 16, 2019 at 11:59 P.M. ET (“Sweepstakes Period”). All times in the Sweepstakes refer to Eastern Time (“ET”). Odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible Entries (as defined below) received. Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws. PRIZE DOES NOT INCLUDE ACCOMMODATIONS, PARKING, OR TRANSPORTATION OUTSIDE OF THAT DESCRIBED BELOW.
Open only to permanent, legal United States (“U.S.”) residents who are physically residing in one (1) of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia (excluding Puerto Rico, Guam, the Virgin Islands and other United States territories), and who are eighteen (18) years of age or older as of the start of the Sweepstakes Period. Officers, directors, and employees of Sweepstakes Entities (as defined below), members of these persons’ immediate families (spouses and/or parents, children, and siblings, and each of their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside), and/or persons living in the same households as these persons (whether or not related thereto) are not eligible to enter or win the Sweepstakes. Sweepstakes Entities, as referenced herein, shall include Shop With Golf, 1221 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10020, NBCUniversal Media, LLC, 30 Rockefeller Plaza, New York, NY 10112 (collectively, “Sponsors”), and each of their respective parent, subsidiary, and affiliate companies, and their administrative, advertising, and promotion agencies, and any other entity involved in the development, administration, promotion, or implementation of the Sweepstakes.
As part of your Twitter, Facebook and/or Instagram Entries (as defined below), you will be required to submit a photo you and your father, father figure, or guardian (“Photo”). Photo must have been taken by you. If any minors appear in Photo, the entrant must be that minor’s parent and/or legal guardian. Photo cannot have been created professionally. Photos with watermarks are not eligible. Photo may be referred to herein as “Submission” or “Submissions.” You must submit Submission according to the instructions provided on the applicable website. You must have the permission of any person who appears or is identified or otherwise referred to in your Submission. Submission, including resolution, quality, and creative concept, will not affect your chances of winning.
You may enter the Sweepstakes through four (4) of the following entry methods:
- Online Entry: To enter the Sweepstakes, during the Sweepstakes Period visit https://cloud.email.shopwithgolf.com/PFAM_Signup (the “Website”), and follow the provided instructions to complete and thereafter submit the entry form, which includes your name and email address and Submission. (“Online Entry”).
- Facebook Entry: To enter the Sweepstakes, during the Sweepstakes Period visit the NBCU’s Shop With Golf’s Facebook page located at https://www.facebook.com/shopwithgolf (“Facebook Page”). You will be required to submit via a comment to NBCU’s Shop With Golf post on the Facebook Page that will be posted on May 1, 2019 on or about 12:01 P.M. ET (the “Post”) the Submission (the “Facebook Entry”). The Facebook Entry must be submitted via a “Comment” on the Page or the Post. A Facebook account is required to enter the Sweepstakes via Facebook. If you do not already have a Facebook account, you can go to www.facebook.com to create a free Facebook account. If you choose to submit a Facebook Entry via your web-enabled mobile device, data rates may apply. See your wireless service provider for details on rates and capabilities.
- Instagram Entry: During the Sweepstakes Period, use your personal Instagram account to upload the Submission with the hashtag #DadPuttsForAMillion (“Instagram Entry”). Instagram Entry must include “#DadPuttsForAMillion” and "#Sweepstakes" or Instagram Entry will not be valid. If your Instagram account is set to the “Posts are Private” setting, your Instagram Entry may be disqualified and rejected as ineligible for consideration in the Sweepstakes. An Instagram account is required to enter the Sweepstakes via Instagram. If you do not already have an Instagram account, you can go to www.instagram.com to create a free Instagram account. If you choose to submit an Instagram Entry via your web-enabled mobile device, data rates may apply. See your wireless service provider for details on rates and capabilities.
“Online Entry”, “Twitter Entry,” “Facebook Entry,” and “Instagram Entry” will collectively be referred to as “Entry” or “Entries.” All Entries become the property of Sponsors and will not be acknowledged or returned.
By entering the Sweepstakes, entrants grant Sponsors the non-exclusive, royalty-free, and irrevocable license to use, reproduce, copy, publish, display, distribute, perform, translate, adapt, modify, and otherwise exploit the Submission and to incorporate the Submission in other works in any and all markets and media worldwide in perpetuity without additional compensation, notification, permission or approval. Entrants warrant that they have the sole and exclusive right to grant such license to Sponsors and that the Sponsors' reproduction, publishing, displaying, and/or other use of the Submission will not infringe on any rights of third parties, including, without limitation, copyright, trademark, privacy, or publicity, or create claims for defamation, false light, idea misappropriation, intentional or negligent infliction of emotional distress, or breach of contract. If any Submission contains material that is violent, pornographic, obscene, illegal, inappropriate, or racially or morally offensive or if any Submission does not comply with these Official Rules or meet Sponsors’ standards for any reason, as determined by Sponsors in their sole discretion, such Submission (and related Entry) may be rejected as ineligible for consideration and/or deleted from the Shop With Golf’s Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram page, if applicable. Entries must comply with all applicable laws, rules, and regulations. Sponsors shall have no obligation to copy, publish, display, or otherwise exploit the Submission. If the use of the Submission incurs excessive fees, including but not limited to Guild payments, Sponsors reserve the right to disqualify such Submission (and the related Entry).
Entries must be received before June 16, 2019 at 11:59 P.M. ET to be eligible for the Sweepstakes. Sponsors’ computer shall be the official timekeeper for all matters related to this Sweepstakes. You may enter once per method of entry for a total of up to four (4) Entries during the Sweepstakes Period. Multiple Entries received from any person beyond this limit will void all such additional Entries. Entries generated by a script, macro, or other automated means or by any means that subverts the entry process will be disqualified.Entries that are incomplete, garbled, corrupted, or unintelligible for any reason, including, but not limited to, computer or network malfunction or congestion, are void and will not be accepted. In case of a dispute over the identity of an entrant, the authorized account holder of the Twitter account, Facebook account, or Instagram account, as applicable, will be deemed to be the entrant. “Authorized account holder” of a Twitter account is defined as the person assigned to the Twitter account by Twitter. “Authorized account holder” of a Facebook account is defined as the person who is assigned to a Facebook account by Facebook. “Authorized account holder” of an Instagram account is defined as the person assigned to an Instagram account by Instagram. Entry constitutes permission (except where prohibited by law) to use entrant’s name, city, state, likeness, image, and/or voice for purposes of advertising, promotion, and publicity in any and all media now or hereafter known, throughout the world in perpetuity, without additional compensation, notification, permission, or approval.
Winner Selection and Notification:
On or about June 18, 2019, one (1) potential winner (“Winner”) will be selected in a random drawing by representatives of Sponsors from all eligible Entries received during the Sweepstakes Period. Sponsors will make two (2) attempts to notify potential Winner by direct message to the account used to submit the Entry or at the phone number and/or email address submitted at the time of entry.Sponsors may share potential Winner’s name and contact information with Sweepstakes Entities and/or any prize provider, as applicable, if necessary. Potential Winner may be required to execute and return an affidavit of eligibility, release of liability, and, except where prohibited, publicity release (collectively, “Sweepstakes Documents”) within two (2) days of such notification. Noncompliance within this time period will result in disqualification, and, at Sponsors’ sole discretion an alternate potential Winner may be selected from the remaining eligible Entries. If potential Winner cannot be reached, is found to be ineligible, cannot or does not comply with these Official Rules, or if prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, potential Winner will be disqualified and time permitting, at Sponsors’ sole discretion, an alternate potential Winner may be selected from the remaining eligible Entries.
There will be one (1) prize awarded (“Prize”) to Winner. Prize will consist of the following: roundtrip airfare for Winner and up to one guest at least 18 years of age or older (“Guest”) to Lake Tahoe Airport from any United States Airport (“Trip”), two (2) hotel rooms for three (nights) in Lake Tahoe or the surrounding area, admission for Winner and Guest to the American Century Tournament scheduled to take place on Saturday, July 13, 2019 (“Event”), ground transportation to and from the airport at point of origin and Lake Tahoe Airport, in-town ground transportation for the day of July 13, 2019, and Winner and Guest will be outfitted for the day in clothes sold on ShopWithGolf.com. Winner will also have the opportunity to take one (1) fifty-foot putt on a regulation green at The American Century Tournament at the Event on Saturday, July 13, 2019 at 3:00PM (“Putt”). Guest must be eighteen (18) years of age or older as of the start of the Sweepstakes Period. PRIZE DOES NOT INCLUDE ACCOMMODATIONS, PARKING, OR TRANSPORTATION OUTSIDE OF THAT DESCRIBED ABOVE.
Putt is subject to the following terms and conditions:
- The Putt must take place on the green of a regulation hole at a regulation golf course.
- The Putt must be taken from a distance of at least 50 feet.
- Winner may not designate another person to putt on his/her behalf.
- No practice attempts are allowed on the green where the Putt will take place at any time on the day of the Putt.
- If Winner is a current or former professional golfer or a current or former High School Varsity or NCAA Intercollegiate golfer that has played in a High School Varsity or NCAA Intercollegiate golf tournament within the past 5 years, Winner will be ineligible for the Putt that portion of the Prize will be forfeited.
- Winner may be required to execute additional documents relating to the Putt (“Putt Documents”) including, but not limited to: an affidavit of eligibility and compliance with the Official Rules and terms and conditions.
- In the event Winner successfully makes the Putt in their first attempt, and to the satisfaction of the on-site verification coordination, Winner will receive one million dollar and no cents ($1,000,000.00), minus taxes, distributed evenly over forty (40) years, valued at $550,000, or a lump sum cash payout of $550,000.
Estimated Retail Value (“ERV”) of Prize is four-thousand nine-hundred dollars ($4,900). ERV of all Prizes is four-thousand nine hundred dollars ($4,900). Actual Retail Value (“ARV”) of Prize may vary. If Prize includes a Trip, ARV may vary based on, among other things, availability, existing rates at time of booking, dates of travel, and point of departure. Any difference between ERV and ARV will not be awarded. For any Prize with an ARV over five hundred and ninety nine dollars ($600), Sponsors will furnish an Internal Revenue Service Form 1099 to Winner for the ARV of Prize for the year in which Prize was won.
All details of Prize will be determined by Sponsors in their sole discretion. Sponsors reserve the right to substitute Prize (or portion thereof) with a similar prize (or prize element) of comparable or greater value. All taxes and other expenses, costs, or fees associated with the acceptance and/or use of Prize are the sole responsibility of Winners. Prize cannot be transferred by Winners or redeemed for cash and is valid only for the items detailed above, with no substitution of Prize by Winners. If Prize is unclaimed within a reasonable time after notification from Sponsors, as determined by Sponsors in their sole discretion, it will be forfeited, and time permitting, an alternate Winners may be selected from the remaining eligible Entries at Sponsors’ sole discretion.
Winner must be able to travel July 9, 2019 through July 14, 2019 (or on such other dates designated by Sponsors), or the Prize will be forfeited. Travel arrangements must be made through Sponsors’ agent, on a carrier of Sponsors’ choice. Certain travel restrictions and black out dates may apply. Sponsors have the right in their sole discretion to substitute ground transportation for air transportation depending on Winner’s place of residence. Winner and Guest must travel together on the same itinerary, including the same departure date, destination and return date, and must have valid travel documents (e.g., valid government issued photo ID and/or passport) prior to departure, and failure to do so will result in forfeiture of Prize. Sponsors will not replace any lost or stolen tickets, travel vouchers or certificates.
Once travel commences, no unscheduled stopovers are permitted; if an unscheduled stopover occurs, full fare will be charged from stopover point for the remaining segments, including return, of the trip. Sponsors are not liable for any expenses incurred as a consequence of flight cancellation/delay. Trip may not be combined with any other offer and travel may not qualify for frequent flyer miles. All travel and lodging will be at the risk of Winner and Guest. Winner is solely responsible for all expenses and costs associated with acceptance and/or use of Prize not specifically stated herein as being awarded, including, without limitation any and all taxes and other expenses, costs, or fees associated with the acceptance and/or use of Prize, travel insurance, ground transportation (other than as described above), security and airport fees, taxes, insurance, gasoline, meals, gratuities, and souvenirs. Sponsors shall have the right, but not the obligation, to make any deductions and withholdings that Sponsors deem necessary or desirable under applicable federal, state and local tax laws, rules, regulations, codes or ordinances.
Sponsors shall have no responsibility or liability for cancellations, delays, or any other change by any company or person providing any element of Prize due to reasons beyond Sponsors’ control, and are not responsible or liable for any expenses incurred as a consequence thereof. Date and/or time of Event is subject to change. Event is subject to cancellation. If Winner chooses to attend the Event with no Guest, the remaining elements of Prize shall constitute full satisfaction of Sponsors’ Prize obligation to Winner and no additional compensation will be awarded. Guest, if any, may be required to execute and return releases of liability and, where legal, publicity releases (collectively, “Guest Documents”), which must be returned with the Sweepstakes Documents, or Guest portion of the Prize will be forfeited.
By entering the Sweepstakes, each entrant agrees for entrant and for entrant’s heirs, executors, and administrators (a) to release and hold harmless Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Sweepstakes Entities and each of their respective officers, directors, and employees (collectively, “Released Parties”) from any liability, illness, injury, death, loss, litigation, or damage that may occur, directly or indirectly, whether caused by negligence or not, from such entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes and/or his/her acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of Prize or any portion thereof (including any travel related thereto); (b) to indemnify Released Parties from any and all liability resulting or arising from the Sweepstakes and to hereby acknowledge that Released Parties 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 Prize, including express warranties provided exclusively by Prize supplier that are sent along with Prize; (c) if selected as a Winner, to the posting of such entrant’s name on the Website and the use by Released Parties of such name, voice, image, and/or likeness for publicity, promotional, and advertising purposes in any and all media now or hereafter known, throughout the world in perpetuity, without additional compensation, notification, permission, or approval, and, upon request, to the giving of consent, in writing, to such use; and (d) to be bound by these Official Rules and to waive any right to claim any ambiguity or error therein or in the Sweepstakes itself, and to be bound by all decisions of the Sponsors, which are binding and final. Failure to comply with these conditions may result in disqualification from the Sweepstakes at Sponsors’ sole discretion.
Sponsors reserve the right to permanently disqualify from any promotion any person they believe has intentionally violated these Official Rules. Any attempt to deliberately damage the Sweepstakes or the operation thereof is unlawful and subject to legal action by Sponsors, who may seek damages to the fullest extent permitted by law. The failure of Sponsors to comply with any provision of these Official Rules due to an act of God, hurricane, war, fire, riot, earthquake, terrorism, act of public enemies, actions of governmental authorities outside of the control of Sponsors (excepting compliance with applicable codes and regulations), or other “force majeure” event will not be considered a breach of these Official Rules. Released Parties assume no responsibility for any injury or damage to entrants’ or to any other person’s computer relating to or resulting from entering or downloading materials or software in connection with the Sweepstakes. Released Parties are not responsible for telecommunications, network, electronic, technical, or computer failures of any kind; for inaccurate transcription of entry information; for errors in any promotional or marketing materials or in these Official Rules; for any human or electronic error; or for Entries that are stolen, misdirected, garbled, delayed, lost, late, damaged, or returned. Sponsors reserve the right to cancel, modify, or suspend the Sweepstakes or any element thereof (including, without limitation, these Official Rules) without notice in any manner and for any reason (including, without limitation, in the event of any unanticipated occurrence that is not fully addressed in these Official Rules). In the event of cancellation, modification, or suspension, Sponsors reserve the right to select Winners in a random drawing from among all eligible, non-suspect Entries received prior to the time of the event warranting such cancellation, modification, or suspension. Notice of such cancellation, modification, or suspension will be posted on the Website. Sponsors may prohibit any entrant or potential entrant from participating in the Sweepstakes, if such entrant or potential entrant shows a disregard for these Official Rules; acts with an intent to annoy, abuse, threaten, or harass any other entrant, Sponsors, or Sponsors’ agents or representatives; or behaves in any other disruptive manner (as determined by Sponsors in their sole discretion). Sponsors reserve the right to modify these rules for clarification purposes without materially affecting the terms and conditions of the Sweepstakes.
The Sweepstakes is governed by, and will be construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of New York, and the forum and venue for any dispute shall be in New York, New York. If THE controversy or claim is not otherwise resolved through direct discussions or mediation, it shall THEN be resolved by FINAL AND binding arbitration administered by JUDICIAL ARBITRATION AND MEDIATION SERVICES, INC., in accordance with its Streamlined Arbitration Rules and Procedures or subsequent versions thereof (“JAMS Rules”). The JAMS Rules for selection of an arbitrator shall be followed, except that the arbitrator shall be experienced and licensed to practice law in new york. All proceedings brought pursuant to this paragraph will be conducted in the County of new york. THE REMEDY FOR ANY CLAIM SHALL BE LIMITED TO ACTUAL DAMAGES, AND IN NO EVENT SHALL ANY PARTY BE ENTITLED TO RECOVER PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, INCLUDING ATTORNEY’S FEES OR OTHER SUCH RELATED COSTS OF BRINGING A CLAIM, OR TO RESCIND THIS AGREEMENT OR SEEK INJUNCTIVE OR ANY OTHER EQUITABLE RELIEF.
For the name of the Winner, available after July 2, 2019, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to be received by August 28, 2019 to: Shop With Golf’s Putt for a Million Sweepstakes, 1221 Avenue of the Americas, 32nd Floor, New York, NY 10020, ATTN: Tyler Mount.
This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered, or associated with Instagram, Twitter, or Facebook. Entrants are providing information to Sponsors and not to Instagram, Twitter, or Facebook.