- No Purchase or PLATELET donation Necessary TO ENTER OR WIN A PRIZE IN THIS SWEEPSTAKES.A Purchase or donation WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR Chances Of Winning.
- SWEEPSTAKES OPEN TO U.S. RESIDENTS, 18 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER, RESIDING WITHIN THE STATE OF ILLINOIS OR WITHIN A 75-MILE RADIUS OF THE CITY OF CHICAGO, ILLINOIS
- VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.
- AFFIDAVIT OF ELIGIBILITY / RELEASE OF LIABILITY / PRIZE ACCEPTANCE AGREEMENT MAY BE REQUIRED.
BY ENTERING (OR OTHERWISE PARTICIPATING) IN THE SWEEPSTAKES, YOU AGREE TO THESE OFFICIAL RULES, WHICH CREATE A CONTRACT, SO READ THEM CAREFULLY BEFORE ENTERING. WITHOUT LIMITATION, SUCH CONTRACT INCLUDES A CLASS ACTION WAIVER AND A LIMITATION OF YOUR RIGHTS AND REMEDIES.
SPONSOR: Versiti Blood Center of Illinois, 1200 N. Highland Avenue, Aurora, IL 60506 (“Sponsor”).
ELIGIBILITY: The 2019 Versiti & Platelet Donations Tackled with the Chicago Bears Labor Day Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) is open to legal U.S. residents, 18 years of age or older at the time of entry, who reside within the State of Illinois or within a 75-mile radius of the City of Chicago, Illinois. Employees, officers, directors, agents, independent contractors and representatives of Sponsor, The Chicago Bears Football Club, Inc. (“Chicago Bears”), the National Football League, and their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, wholesalers, retailers, distributers, advertising and promotion agencies, and their immediate family members (mother, father, sister, brother, husband, wife, daughter, son, step-father, step-mother, step-daughter, step-son, step-brother, step-sister, half-brother, half-sister) and/or those living in the same household of each are not eligible. The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited or restricted by law or regulations. Participation constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these terms and conditions and Sponsor’s decisions, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes.
SWEEPSTAKES PERIOD: The Sweepstakes will take place from August 24, 2019 12 Noon central standard time (“CST”) through September 7, 2019 12 Noon (“CST”) (“Sweepstakes Period”).
HOW TO ENTRY: Eligible individuals may enter Sweepstakes by one of two methods:
(1)To enter by donating: Donate platelets during the Sweepstakes Period at any Versiti mobile blood drive or Versiti donor center located within the State of Illinois or within a 75-mile radius of the City of Chicago, Illinois.
(2)To enter without donating (“AMOE”): To enter the Sweepstakes without donating platelets, you may enter by mail as follows: On a 3" x 5" card, legibly handprint your name, email address, mail address, zip code, telephone number (including area code), and date of birth (including birth year). Mail your 3” x 5” card in a business size envelope to: 2019 Versiti & Platelet Donations Tackled with the Chicago Bears Labor Day Sweepstakes– Entry, 1200 N Highland Avenue, Aurora, Il 60506. All AMOE entries must be postmarked during the Sweepstakes Period. AMOE entries must contain all entry fields to be entered, otherwise void.
Limit one (1) entry per person during the Sweepstakes Period, via one of the two methods listed above. Any attempt by an entrant to obtain more than the stated number of entries by using multiple/different addresses, and /or any other methods will void that entrant’s entries and that entrant may be disqualified from the Sweepstakes. Entries submitted by anyone other than the entrant are void. Sponsor will not verify receipt of entries for entrants. All entries submitted become the sole property of Sponsor and will not be returned. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, misdirected, illegible, damaged or postage-due mailed entries.
SELECTION OF WINNERS, PRIZES, AND ODDS OF WINNING:
Five (5) entrants will be randomly selected in total from among all eligible entries. Each of the selected winners (each a “Winner”, collectively “Winners”) will each receive the following prize (“Prize”):
Two (2) tickets to the Chicago Bears vs. Minnesota Vikings football game at Soldier Field on September 29, 2019 at 3:25 p.m.; two (2) pre-game, on-field VIP passes; and one (1) parking pass.
Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”)of Prize: $400.
Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entrants. Winners will be notified on or about September 16, 2019 by phone, email, or regular mail, in Sponsor’s sole discretion, using the information provided on the registration form or AMOE. Winner will be required to respond within three (3) business days of notification, or the Prize will be forfeited, and an alternate Winner will be chosen. A Prize acceptance form and/or mutually acceptable liability releases may be required and, if so requested, must be returned within the reasonable specified time or Prize will be forfeited and an alternate Winner chosen.
Winner and his or her guest must act in compliance with all of Sponsor’s rules and standards for pre-game sideline access. This means that during the time that the Winner and his or her guests have sideline access or are otherwise participating in the pre-game festivities they must (1) be 13 years of age or older, (2) follow all of the instructions provided by the designated Sponsor’s representatives; (3) display appropriate sideline credentials at all times; (4) dress in appropriate attire (preferable Chicago Bears jersey or gear) and refrain from wearing the gear or attire of the game-day opponent or any NFL team except for the Chicago Bears; (5) refrain from unruly, loud and/or disruptive behavior; and (6) avoid showing up in an intoxicated state or otherwise displaying signs of alcohol consumption or use of any controlled dangerous substances. Failure to comply with any of the above may result in disqualification of the Winner at the sole discretion of Sponsor.
If the value of the Prize exceeds $600, the Winner’s social security number or taxpayer I.D. will be required in order to issue a Form 1099-MISC showing Prize ARV as income to Winner.
All taxes, fees, and surcharges on Prize are the sole responsibility of the Winner. Tickets subject to standard terms and conditions. Prizes are non-transferable except in the sole discretion of the Sponsor. No substitution or cash equivalent is allowed. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute Prizes of the same ARV. Prize consists only of items specifically listed as part of the Prize. All costs and expenses not specified herein related to any Prize or incurred by accepting the Prize are the sole responsibility of the Winner.
PUBLICITY RELEASE: Except where prohibited, acceptance of the Prize constitutes Winner’s consent that his or her name, likeness, voice and/or biographical data may be used for advertising and promotional purposes without limitation and without additional notice, compensation, or consent.
RELEASE: By entering, Entrant agrees to accept and abide by the Official Rules of this Sweepstakes and agrees that any dispute with regard to the conduct of this Sweepstakes, rule interpretation, or award of Prize shall be submitted to Sponsor, whose decision shall be binding and final. By participating, you release Sponsor, Chicago Bears, and their respective subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, employees, directors, and agents from any and against any and all injury, loss or damage including but not limited to, personal injury, death or damage to or loss of property, caused or claimed to be caused by your participation in the Sweepstakes. Entrant hereby agrees to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Sponsor, Chicago Bears, and their respective officers, directors, employees, agents, parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, licensees, successors, assignees, against any and all third party claims, damages, liabilities, costs and expenses, including reasonable legal fees and expenses, arising out of or related to any breach by the entrant of any provision of this document, including, without limitation, entrant’s representations and warranties.
THE NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE, ITS MEMBER PROFESSIONAL FOOTBALL CLUBS, NFL VENTURES, L.P., NFL PROPERTIES LLC, NFL ENTERPRISES LLC, NFL PRODUCTIONS LLC AND NFL INTERNATIONAL LLC AND EACH OF THEIR RESPECTIVE SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, SHAREHOLDERS, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, AGENTS, REPRESENTATIVES, AND EMPLOYEES (COLLECTIVELY, THE “NFL ENTITIES”) WILL HAVE NO LIABILITY OR RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY CLAIM ARISING IN CONNECTION WITH PARTICIPATION IN THIS SWEEPSTAKES OR ANY PRIZE AWARDED. THE NFL ENTITIES, OTHER THAN THE CHICAGO BEARS FOOTBALL CLUB, INC., HAVE NO INVOLVEMENT IN THIS SWEEPSTAKES IN ANY WAY.
ADDITIONAL RULES: Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of this offer, administration of the Sweepstakes or in the announcement of Prizes, including erroneous appearance of qualification for a Prize, and under no circumstances will more than the stated number of Prizes be awarded. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to modify, cancel, or suspend this Sweepstakes, or to amend the Official Rules at any time, without prior individual notice, should any factor interfere with the administration, security, or proper play of this Sweepstakes as contemplated by these Official Rules. If for any reason Sponsor is prevented from continuing with this Sweepstakes, or the integrity and/or feasibility of the Sweepstakes is severely undermined by any event including but not limited to fire, flood, epidemic, earthquake, explosion, labor dispute or strike, act of God or public enemy, satellite or equipment failure, riot or civil disturbance, war (declared or undeclared), terrorist threat or activity, or any federal, state or local government law, order or regulation, order of any court or jurisdiction, Sponsor shall have the right, in its sole discretion, to abbreviate, modify, suspend, cancel or terminate the Sweepstakes without further obligation. If Sponsor in its discretion elects to so abbreviate the Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right, but not the obligation, to award the Prize from among all eligible entries received to date. All entries are the physical property of Sponsor and are not returnable.
DISPUTES / CHOICE OF LAW: Except where prohibited, each entrant agrees that: (1) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this SWEEPSTAKES or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by state or federal courts situated in ILLINOIS, (2) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, but in no event attorneys’ fees, (3) no punitive, incidental, special, consequential or other damages, including, without limitation, lost profits, may be awarded (collectively, “Special Damages”), and (4) entrant hereby waives all rights to claim Special Damages and all rights to such damages multiplied or increased. ILLInOIS law, without reference to choice of law rules, governs the SWEEPSTAKES and all aspects related thereto.
WINNER’S LIST: To receive any legally-required name of the Winner and/or a copy of these Official Rules, send a legal-size, self-addressed, stamped envelope within sixty (60) days of the end of the Sweepstakes to: 2019 Versiti & Platelet Donations Tackled with the Chicago Bears Labor Day Sweepstakes - Winners’ List, c/o 1200 N. Highland Ave, Aurora, IL 60506. Winner’s List to be available after approximately September 20, 2019.