DREAMS COME TRUE SWEEPSTAKES
No Purchase Or Payment Of Any Kind Is Necessary To Enter Or Win This Sweepstakes. Making A Purchase Will Not Increase Your Chance Of Winning. Void Where Prohibited.
S2 International Tournaments, LLC, a Michigan limited liability company (“Sponsor”) is the sponsor of this Sweepstakes.
: This sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to residents of the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom, who have reached the age of majority in their jurisdictions of residence. The Tournament is void in: North Dakota, Vermont, Connecticut, Maryland, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, U.S. Possessions; the province of Quebec, Canada; the Australian States Of Victoria, New South Wales, Northern Territory and South Australia; Northern Ireland; and where prohibited by law. Persons in any of the following categories are not eligible to enter the Tournament: (a) any person who, during the Tournament Period, was or is a director, officer, employee, or agent of Sponsor or Administrator, or affiliated companies, divisions, dealers or service agencies, or independent contractors of the Sponsor; (b) persons who are or purport to be immediate family members (defined as biological or step-mother, father, sister, brother, daughter, son or dependent or spouse of any of the foregoing) of any person described in category (a). If you do not meet these requirements, you are not eligible to enter or win a prize in this sweepstakes. Limit one entry per individual for Sweepstakes and an individual entrant may only win one prize during the Sweepstakes. Any individual attempting to register and compete using multiple email addresses, accounts or multiple identities will be disqualified from participation in the tournament. All applicable laws and regulations apply.
2. SWEEPSTAKES PERIOD
: The Sweepstakes will begin on June 16, 2012 at 4:00 p.m. CEST and conclude on June 18, 2012 at 8:00 p.m. CEST (the “Sweepstakes Period”). A representative from the Sponser will contact the winner on June 19th. The winner will need to respond back to the Sponsor within 24 hours of being contacted. The winner will then be announced on June 21st via Facebook, the forums and Twitter. In the event that the Sponsor does not hear back from the winner within 24 hours of being contacted, the Sponsor will contact the second place winner.
3. HOW TO ENTER THE SWEEPSTAKES
: You must be an active and registered member of the HoN community with either Verified or Legacy account status in order to enter the Sweepstakes. You may register for membership for free by logging on to http://www.heroesofnewerth.com/f2p_splash.php
and entering your true and correct information and providing any other requested information. To enter the Sweepstakes, an eligible individual (“Entrant”) will need to complete the entry form located at www.dreamhon.com
4. HOW TO PLAY / WIN
: Entrants will be required to demonstrate their knowledge of Heroes of Newerth trivia. To play visit the DreamHoN stream located at www.dreamhon.com
and listen for the series of questions which is asked by BreakyCPK in between selected match casting. All Entrants will have fifteen (15) minutes to submit their answers to ten (10) multiple choice trivia questions at www.dreamhon.com
. Entrants will be required to answer a minimum of seven (7) out of ten (10) questions correctly in order to be eligible to win the Prize (“Qualified Entrants”). Sponsor shall randomly select one (1) Qualified Entrant to win the Prize (“Winner”).
5. PRIZE PACKAGE
: The Winner will receive a VIP trip for two (2) to Dreamhack Winter 2012 in Elmia, Jönköping, Sweden and entry into the Dreamhack Winter 2012 Heroes of Newerth Event as spectators. Winner and their guest will arrive in Sweden on November 22, 2012 and return home on November 25, 2012 (“Prize”). The Prize shall include airfare and accommodation in one hotel room for three (3) nights. The cash equivalent of any portion of the Prize is not permitted, except at Sponsor's sole discretion. The Prize is non-transferable and no substitution will be made except as provided herein at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute the listed prize for one of equal or greater value for any reason. Sponsors will make all travel arrangements and pay the costs of delivery of each prize. Winner is responsible for all taxes and fees associated with prize receipt and/or use. Sponsor reserves the right to withhold any taxes as required by applicable law. Winner may be required to supply a passport, Social Security number or individual taxpayer identification number prior to the award of any prize. If the Winner is disqualified for any reason, including failure to meet eligibility requirements, Sponsor reserve the right, in its sole discretion, to award the forfeited prize to an alternate Winner. The total approximate retail value of the prize will vary depending upon the actual cost of travel from Winner’s residence, but is estimated to be approximately USD $4,000. Any difference in approximate retail value and actual retail value of prize will not be awarded. Odds of winning are based on total number of Players who enter the Sweepstakes.
6. WINNERS’ CERTIFICATE OF ELIGIBILITY AND RELEASE, ETC.
: As a condition of being awarded a Prize, Winner may be required to execute and deliver to Sponsor an Affidavit of Eligibility, Release of Liability and, unless prohibited by law, Publicity within two (2) days (48 hours) of notification. If Winner is found to be ineligible or not in compliance with these Official Rules, declines to accept the prize, or a prize notification or prize is returned as undeliverable, or Sponsor is unable to contact the Winner, the Prize will be forfeited, Sponsor may, at its discretion, award the Prize to an alternate Winner.
7. USE OF INFORMATION
. Please note that by participating in the Sweepstakes and accepting these Official Rules, you acknowledge and accept the use of your data for the purposes set out above and acknowledge that your personal data will be stored in the United States.
8. GENERAL RELEASE
: Neither Sponsor nor its employees, representatives or agents are responsible for lost, interrupted or unavailable network, server, satellite, or other connections, availability or accessibility; or miscommunications, failed computer, or technical failure; delayed or misdirected transmissions; or any other errors of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic or network.
IN NO EVENT WILL SPONSOR, ITS PARENT, AFFILIATES, SUBSIDIARIES AND RELATED COMPANIES, THEIR RESPECTIVE ADVERTISING OR PROMOTION AGENCIES, ANY COMPANIES PROVIDING PRIZES OR ANY OF THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, REPRESENTATIVES AND AGENTS (TOGETHER, "RELEASEES"), BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR LOSSES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF THE PROMOTION OR TRAVELING TO OBTAIN OR USE OF ANY PRIZE. THE SWEEPSTAKES AND ALL PRIZES ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, 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.
BY PARTICIPATING IN THE SWEEPSTAKES, EACH ENTRANT AGREES TO HOLD RELEASEES HARMLESS FROM ANY AND ALL LOSSES, DAMAGES, RIGHTS, CLAIMS AND ACTIONS OF ANY KIND IN CONNECTION WITH THE TOURNAMENT OR RESULTING FROM ACCEPTANCE, POSSESSION, OR USE OF ANY PRIZE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, PERSONAL INJURY, DEATH, AND PROPERTY DAMAGE, AND CLAIMS BASED ON PUBLICITY RIGHTS, DEFAMATION, OR INVASION OF PRIVACY.
9. GOVERNING LAW
: To the extent permitted by applicable law, the Sweepstakes and these Official Rules will be governed, construed and interpreted under the laws of the state of Michigan, USA. Each Entrant agrees that any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes or the Prize awarded and all issues and questions concerning the validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively in a court of competent jurisdiction sitting in Kalamazoo County, Michigan, USA, and all Entrants agree to Kalamazoo County as the venue for any legal action without regard to conflict of laws doctrine. Some jurisdictions will not recognize the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of Kalamazoo County, Michigan, USA, in which case the above clause on jurisdiction may not apply to you.
10. GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS
: Entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and by the decisions of Sponsor, which are final and binding in all respects. Sponsor reserves the right to change these Official Rules at any time, in its sole discretion, and to suspend or cancel the Sweepstakes or any Entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes should viruses, bugs, unauthorized human intervention or other causes affect the administration, security or proper play of the Sweepstakes or Sponsor otherwise becomes (as determined in its sole discretion) incapable of running the Sweepstakes as planned. If terminated, Sponsor may, at its discretion, select the potential winner(s) for the Sweepstakes from all eligible, non-suspect entries received for that Sweepstakes or as otherwise deemed fair and appropriate by Sponsor. Entrants who violate these Official Rules, tamper with the operation of the Sweepstakes or engage in any conduct that is detrimental or unfair to Sponsor, the Sweepstakes or any other entrant (in each case as determined in Sponsor’s sole discretion) are subject to disqualification from entry into the Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right to lock out persons whose eligibility is in question or who have been disqualified or are otherwise ineligible to enter the Sweepstakes.
11. WINNERS LIST
: A winners list will be available at http://www.dreamhon.com
no later than June 20, 2012 and posted until July 1, 2012. For a copy of the winners list, send a stamped, self-addressed, business-size envelope before December 31, 2012 to S2 International Tournaments, ATTN: eSports, 6475 Technology Ave Ste A, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49009.
: S2 International Tournaments, LLC, 6475 Technology Ave, Suite A, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49009.
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