BUDWEISER WORLD CUP VEGAS VIEWING PARTY SWEEPSTAKES OFFICIAL RULES

BUDWEISER WORLD CUP VEGAS VIEWING PARTY SWEEPSTAKES

OFFICIAL RULES

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

ELIGIBILITY: The Budweiser World Cup Vegas Viewing Party Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open to legal residents who live within a seventy-five (75) mile radius from Toyota Stadium, 9200 World Cup Way, Frisco, Texas (the “Territory”) who are of legal age of majority in the jurisdiction in which they reside (and at least 21 years old) at the time of entry.  Employees, officers, and directors (including immediate family members (spouse, parent, child and sibling and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and members of the same household, whether or not related) of FC Dallas Soccer, LLC (the “Sponsor”), Frisco Stadium, LLC, Anheuser-Busch, LLC, Major League Soccer, L.L.C. (“MLS”), and Soccer United Marketing, LLC  (“SUM” and collectively with Sponsor and MLS, the “MLS Entities”) and each of their respective parents, affiliated companies, subsidiaries, licensees, distributors, dealers, retailers, printers and advertising and promotion agencies, and any and all other companies associated with the Sweepstakes are not eligible to participate or win a prize.  The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations.  Void outside Territory and where prohibited or restricted by law, rule or regulation.

HOW TO ENTER: The Sweepstakes begins at 12:00 a.m. Central Standard time on June 13, 2014 and ends at 11:59 p.m. Central Standard time on June 25, 2014 (the “Entry Period”). During the Entry Period, there are four ways to enter. No other method of entry will be accepted. Limit one (1) entry per person, family, e-mail address, social media handle or Facebook login, as applicable and per household, regardless of method of entry. Multiple entries received from any person or family or e-mail address or household in excess of the stated limitation will be void.   All information submitted will be subject to and used as provided in the MLS Terms of Use and Privacy Policy, each of which can be found by visiting http://www.mlssoccer.com/terms-service and http://www.mlssoccer.com/privacy-policy.

1.  Online Method:  During the Entry Period, go to www.FCDallas.com/budwc and click on the banners, buttons and/or links to access the online entry form for the Sweepstakes.  By submitting your completed online entry form as directed, you will receive one (1) entry in the Sweepstakes.  All information submitted online by entrants is subject to, and will be treated in a manner consistent with MLSsoccer.com’s   Terms of Service accessible at http://www.mlssoccer.com/terms-of-service, and Privacy Policy accessible at http://www.mlssoccer.com/privacy-policy (both of which are incorporated herein by reference). Entrants must fully complete and submit all non-optional data requested on the online entry form to be eligible.  Incomplete entries are void.  Online entrants to the Sweepstakes will be given the option to receive commercial e-mails from MLS Entities; however, eligibility to participate in the Sweepstakes is not dependent upon entrant’s consent to receive such e-mails and consenting to do so will not increase your chances of winning. 

2.        Twitter:  During the Entry Period, in order to enter the Sweepstakes through Twitter, you must (a) be a registered user of Twitter and (b) follow @fcdallas. Registration is free and can be done by visiting www.twitter.com.  If you don’t already follow @fcdallas on Twitter, visit www.fcdallas.com and click on the icon to follow@fcdallas.  You will then be required to follow the instructions of the Sweepstakes provided by @fcdallas to tweet a picture of yourself wearing your favorite World Cup national team soccer gear making certain to include the specified #BudWC14 in your reply. By registering via Twitter as directed, you will receive one (1) entry in the Sweepstakes. Twitter's clock will be the official time keeper for this Sweepstakes. If you make or receive tweets on your mobile phone, standard data fees may apply. See your wireless provider for pricing plan details.  In order to participate in the Sweepstakes without receiving tweets on your mobile phone, be sure to deactivate your mobile phone from your Twitter account. 

3.        Instagram:   During the Entry Period, in order to enter the Sweepstakes through Instagram you will need to be a registered user of Instagram. Registration is free and can be done by visiting http://instagram.comPost a picture of yourself wearing your favorite World Cup national team soccer gear.  Upload one (1) original photo to Instagram using the hashtag #BudWC14. If you choose to enter via Instagram using your mobile phone, standard data fees may apply. See your wireless provider for pricing plan details. All eligible entries will be posted on the FC Dallas INSTAGRAM page. Images must be in digital format.  No print or film submissions will be accepted for entry into this Sweepstakes.  All digital files must be 5 megabytes or smaller in JPEG or JPG format. The image need not be taken with a digital camera; scans of negatives, transparencies, or photographic prints are acceptable. By submitting your completed entry as directed, you will receive one (1) entry in the Sweepstakes. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Instagram.  You are providing your information to Sponsor and not to Instagram

4.        Text:  During the Entry Period, in order to enter the Sweepstakes via text message, text BudWC14 to short code 444222.  Your mobile phone must be capable of sending and receiving text messages to participate via this method.  Standard text message rates apply.  See your wireless provider for pricing plan details.  All text message entries must be received during the Entry period to be eligible.  Entries generated by script, macro or other automated or mechanical means or with the intent to subvert the entry process are void.  All entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned.  This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook, Twitter or Instagram. You are providing your information to Sponsor and not to Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.  

RANDOM DRAWING: The potential winner of the Sweepstakes (“Winner”) will be selected by random drawing on or about June 26, 2014 from among all eligible entries received by the Sponsor. The decisions of Sponsor are final and binding on all matters relating to this Sweepstakes.  Odds of winning depend on the total number of eligible entries received during the Entry Period.

PRIZE: One Prize Available To Be Awarded (the “Prize”).  for Winner and one (1) guest (“Guest”) to attend the “Ultimate World Cup Finals Bud Light VIP Party” in Las Vegas, Nevada. Travel dates: July 12, 2014 – July 14, 2014. The Winner will receive two prepaid airline tickets for a round trip from Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport to Las Vegas McCarron International Airport, transportation to/from the hotel, and lodging for three days and two nights in a double-occupancy room.  Three hotel buffet meals per person, per day, or a comparable food and beverage package, will be provided by Sponsor. Ground transportation to/from airport and hotel in Las Vegas, access to the Bud Light VIP party, and food and beverages during Bud Light sponsored events. The selection of all accommodations, including air transportation, lodging, food/beverage, and transportation will be made at the sole and absolute discretion of Sponsor.  Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of Prize: $3,000.00.  The Winner is fully responsible for any and all applicable federal, state, and local taxes (including income and withholding taxes).  All costs and expenses associated with Prize acceptance and use not specified herein as being provided, including but not limited to luggage fees, meals, gratuities and other expenses incurred by accepting the Prize are the sole responsibility of the Winner.  All Prize details are at Sponsor’s sole discretion.

The Prize is non-transferable and non-assignable, with no cash redemptions or substitutions except at Sponsor’s sole and absolute discretion.  Sponsor reserves the right to substitute the Prize (or portion thereof) with one of comparable or greater value, at its sole and absolute discretion.  Released Parties (as defined below) will not be responsible for weather, Acts of God, acts of terrorism, civil disturbances, work stoppage or any other event that may cause the cancellation or postponement of any game, event or exhibition.

NOTIFICATION:  The Winner will be notified by e-mail, mail and/or telephone (in the sole discretion of Sponsor and/or the applicable MLS Entity, as applicable) by the Sponsor.  In the event that any Winner does not respond to any such notification within three (3) days of the date of issuance, a disqualification will result, the Prize will be forfeited and, at Sponsor’s sole discretion and time permitting, an alternate Winner may be chosen from among all remaining eligible entries.  The Winner may be required to submit his/her valid social security number (if applicable) and/or other identification to Sponsor and will be required to execute, have notarized and return an Affidavit of and Release of Liability and, unless prohibited by law, Release of Publicity, within five (5) days of date of issuance.  A disqualification will result, the Prize will be forfeited and, at Sponsor’s sole discretion and time permitting, an alternate Winner may be randomly selected from among all remaining eligible entries if all required documents are not properly executed and returned within the specified period of time.  Refusal or return of such documents as non-deliverable or Winner’s noncompliance with these Official Rules will also result in disqualification and forfeiture of the Prize and, at Sponsor’s sole discretion and time permitting, may cause an alternate Winner to be selected from among all remaining eligible entries.

WAIVER OF LIABILITY/PUBLICITY RELEASE:  By participating in the Sweepstakes and submitting an entry, each entrant agrees to (i) be bound by these Official Rules, including all entry requirements, and (ii) waive any and all claims against the Sponsor, the other MLS Entities, Frisco Stadium, LLC, Anheuser-Busch, LLC, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and each of their respective parents, affiliated companies, subsidiaries, licensees, distributors, dealers, retailers, printers, representatives and advertising and promotion agencies, and any and all other companies associated with the Sweepstakes, and all of their respective officers, directors, employees, agents and representatives (collectively, “Released Parties”) for any injury, damage or loss that may occur, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from the participation in the Sweepstakes or from the receipt or use of any Prize or any travel or activity related to the receipt or use of any Prize.  Winner, by acceptance of Prize, grants to Sponsor, the other MLS Entities and each of their respective designees the right to publicize such Winner’s name, address (city and state of residence), photograph, voice and/or other likeness and prize information in any and all media now known or hereafter devised, throughout the world, in perpetuity, without additional compensation or consideration, notification or permission, unless prohibited by law.

GENERAL CONDITIONS:  Released Parties are not responsible for stolen, late, incomplete, illegible, misdirected, lost, damaged, garbled, delayed, undelivered, inaccurate, postage-due or garbled entries, via e-mail or mail.  Entries generated by a script, macro or other mechanical or automated means or by any means which subvert the entry process will be disqualified.  Released Parties are not responsible 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 Sweepstakes, including, without limitation, errors or difficulties which may occur in connection with the administration of the Sweepstakes, the processing of entries, the announcement of the Prize or in any Sweepstakes-related materials, or the cancellation or postponement of any game, event or exhibition.  Released Parties are also not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by website users, tampering, hacking, or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes.  Released Parties are not responsible for injury or damage to participants' or to any other person's computer related to or resulting from participating in this Sweepstakes or downloading materials from or use of the website. 

Persons who tamper with or abuse any aspect of the Sweepstakes or website or attempt to undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes by cheating, deception or other unfair playing practices, or intend to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other entrant or Sponsor’s representatives or who are in violation of these Official Rules, as solely determined by Sponsor, will be disqualified and all associated entries will be void.  Any attempt to deliberately damage the content or operation of this Sweepstakes is unlawful and subject to legal action by the Sponsor, the other MLS Entities and/or their respective agents.  Sponsor and the other MLS Entities shall have the sole right to disqualify any entrant for violation of these Official Rules or any applicable laws relating to the Sweepstakes, and to resolve all disputes in their sole discretion.  Released Parties (i) make no warranty, guaranty or representation of any kind concerning any Prize, and (ii) disclaim any implied warranty.  All disputes will be resolved under applicable U.S. laws in the County of New York, state of New York without giving effect to choice of law or conflicted law principles (whether of the state of New York, or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the state of New York.  Sponsor’s failure to enforce any terms of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.

The Sponsor and the other MLS Entities, as applicable, reserve the right, in their sole discretion, to cancel or suspend the Sweepstakes for any reason, including should virus, bugs, unauthorized human intervention, or other causes corrupt the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper operation of the Sweepstakes.  In the event of cancellation, Sponsor may elect to identify the Winner and award the Prize by way of random drawing from among all non-suspect, eligible entries received up to the time of such cancellation.

CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE CONTENT OR LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR AND MLS WILL DISQUALIFY ANY SUCH ENTRANT AND SPONSOR AND THE OTHER MLS ENTITIES RESERVE THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS’ FEES) AND OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY SUCH ENTRANT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

All online entries must include a valid e-mail address for the entrant.  In case of multiple entries received from any person or e-mail address or household, only the first entry received from such person, e-mail address or household will be considered.  In the event of a dispute as to the identity or eligibility of a Winner based on an e-mail address, the winning entry will be declared made by the “Authorized Account Holder” of the e-mail address submitted at the time of entry provided he/she is eligible according to these Official Rules.  The “Authorized Account Holder” is defined as the natural person to whom the applicable Internet service provider or other organization (such as a business or educational institution) has assigned the e-mail address for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address.  Sponsor reserves the right to modify these Official Rules for clarification purposes without materially affecting the terms and conditions of the Sweepstakes.

WINNERS’ LIST:  For the name of the winner (available after July 15), mail a self-addressed stamped envelope to:  Budweiser World Cup Vegas Viewing Party Winners’ List, c/o FC Dallas, 9200 World Cup Way, Suite 202, Frisco, Texas 75033.  Winner’s name requests must be received by September 25, 2014.    

SPONSOR: The Sponsor of this Sweepstakes is FC Dallas Soccer, LLC.