Please see below for the full rules associated with this contest.
OFFICIAL RULES – The SpongeBob Musical Time Out Chicago Sweepstakes
PRELIMINARY INFORMATION: NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. Void where prohibited. The SpongeBob Musical Time Out Chicago Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) will begin on April 7, 2016 at 12:01am CT and end on May 4, 2016 at 11:59:59 P.M. CT (“Sweepstakes Period”). There will be four distinct Drawing Periods during the Sweepstakes Period: April 7, 2016 at 12:01am CT through April 13, 2016 at 11:59pm CT; April 14, 2016 at 12:00am CT through April 20, 2016 at 11:59pm CT; April 21, 2016 at 12:00am CT through April 27, 2016 at 11:59pm CT; and April 28, 2016 at 12:00am CT through May 4, 2016 at 11:59pm CT. All times in Sweepstakes Period refer to Central Time (“CT”). Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws.
ELIGIBILITY: In order to enter the Sweepstakes you must be a citizen and legal resident of the fifty United States or the District of Columbia, and at least 21 years of age at time of entry. Officers, directors, employees, agents and representatives of Time Out (“Sponsor”) Show Pants LLC(“The SpongeBob Musical”), Situation Interactive (“Sponsor”), Viacom Media Networks, a division of Viacom International Inc, Broadway in Chicago and their respective parent, subsidiary and affiliated entities , advertising and promotional agencies (collectively, the “Sweepstakes Entities”) and all of their immediate family members and/or those living in the same household as any of them, are not eligible. Void where prohibited.
RIGHTS: By entering the Sweepstakes, entrants agree to have their submitted name displayed on our website and used by us for any purpose, at any time, without any fee or other form of compensation. Sponsor reserves the final right to disqualify users, without notice, and for any reason.
TO ENTER: To enter the Sweepstakes, during each Drawing Period, visit the Sweepstakes Landing Page on the Time Out Chicago website http://www.timeout.com/chicago/theater/spongebob-ticket-giveaway and follow the provided instructions to complete and submit the entry form (“Entry”). All Entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged.
Entries must be received by the end of each Drawing Period (April 13, 2016 at 11:59pm CT, April 20, 2016 at 11:59pm CT, April 27, 2016 at 11:59pm CT and May 4, 2016 at 11:59pm CT) to be eligible for the sweepstakes. Sponsor’s computer shall be the official timekeeper for all matters related to this Sweepstakes. Entries received other than within this time period will be disqualified without exception, including any delay caused by malfunction of any email transmission or internet facilities or mail delivery delay causing late receipt by Time Out Chicago. Users will receive only one (1) direct Entry per person/email address during each Drawing Period; which means that Users may only submit four (4) entries in total during the Sweepstakes Period. Entries generated by a script, macro, or other automated means 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 who made a potentially winning Entry, Sponsor reserves the right to deem that the Entry was made by the registered subscriber of the email address submitted at the time of entry. A registered subscriber is defined as the person who created and uses the email address associated with the Entry. 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: There will be 4 prize winner selection moments during the Sweepstakes.On April 14, 2016, April 21, 2016, April 28, 2016 and May 5, 2016, one (1) Prize winner (“Prize Winner”) will be randomly selected from all eligible Entries received during the most recent drawing period (respective to the drawing date). Winner will be notified directly. Estimated odds of winning dependent on the number of entries received in each drawing period.
GRAND PRIZE: Each winner will receive one (1) prize (“Prize”), consisting of two (2) tickets to a performance of The SpongeBob Musical at Broadway in Chicago. (valued at $200). Total approximate retail value of all prizes in the Sweepstakes is $800.00.
REDEMPTION: Winner must be able to attend a performance of The SpongeBob Musical at Broadway in Chicago between June 7, 2016 and July 3, 2016. Certain restrictions regarding dates, availability and seat location may apply. The Prize may not be redeemed for cash. Any other expenses relating to the Prize, including federal, state and local income taxes, sales and use taxes and any other taxes, are the sole responsibility of the Prize Winner. The Prize must be accepted as awarded. Prize is not transferable or refundable, in whole or in part, and has no cash value. Prize will be void and forfeited if any part thereof is transferred or sold for cash. Winner may not make any substitutions. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute an item of equal or greater value in the event the advertised Prize is unavailable. Winner will be given 72 hours from notification to confirm acceptance of Prize. Noncompliance, refusal, or return of Prize notification as undeliverable will result in disqualification. In the event the winner does not or cannot accept Prize, Time Out Chicago will select an alternate winner for Prize. Time Out Chicago will confirm date and time of visit with Winner at least one week prior to date of performance attendance.
CONDITIONS: By entering the Sweepstakes, each entrant agrees for entrant and for entrant’s heirs, executors, and administrators (a) to release and hold harmless the Sweepstakes Entities and their respective officers, directors, employees, shareholders, representatives, and agents (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, misuse, or inability to use Prize (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 the 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 herein or in the Sweepstakes itself, and to be bound by all actions of the Sponsor, whose decisions are binding and final on all matters related to this Sweepstakes. Failure to comply with these conditions may result in disqualification from the Sweepstakes at Sponsor’s sole discretion.
ADDITIONAL TERMS: Sponsor reserves the right to permanently disqualify from this sweepstakes any person they believe has intentionally violated these Official Rules. Any attempt to deliberately damage the Sweepstakes or operation thereof is unlawful and subject to legal action by Sponsor, who may seek damages to the fullest extent permitted by law. The failure of Sponsor 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 (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 and/or telephone 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, mobile telephone service, or computer failures of any kind; for inaccurate transcription of entry information; for errors in any promotional, marketing, score notification, potential winner notification, or prize notification or fulfillment 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. Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, suspend, or modify the Sweepstakes or 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, suspension, or modification, Sponsor reserves the right to select Winner from among all eligible, non-suspect entries received prior to the event warranting such cancellation, suspension, or modification. Notice of such cancellation, suspension, or modification will be posted on the Website. Sponsor 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, Sponsor, or Sponsor’s agents or representatives; or behaves in any other disruptive manner (as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion).
Viacom Media Networks, a division of Viacom International Inc.(“VMN”), and Broadway In Chicago, its parents and subsidiaries (“BIC”) are not sponsor of the Sweepstakes, nor are VMN or BIC in any way responsible for the administration of the Sweepstakes, the verification of winners or the fulfillment of the prizes. All inquiries regarding the Sweepstakes should be directed to Sponsor, not to VMN or BIC.