The “Enter to Win Sweepstakes” (the “Sweepstakes”) is a one-time sweepstakes presented by D.C. Pickleball Team (DCPT), and it is governed by these official rules (“Official Rules”). By participating in the Sweepstakes, each entrant agrees to abide by these Official Rules, including all eligibility requirements, and understands that the results of the Sweepstakes, as determined by DCPT and its agents, are final in all respects. The Sweepstakes is subject to all federal, state and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited by law.
The Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of the contiguous forty-eight (48) United States and Washington, D.C. (except Rhode Island) where not prohibited by law, who are eighteen (18) years of age or older at the time of entry, and who have Internet access and a valid e-mail account prior to the beginning of the “Sweepstakes Period” (as that term is defined below). D.C. Pickleball Team has the right to verify the eligibility of each entrant.
The term “Sweepstakes Period” is hereby defined as the time during which submissions may be submitted. The Sweepstakes Period begins September 7, 2023, at 10:00 AM EST and ends September 13, 2023, at 5:00 PM EST.
HOW TO ENTER
During the Sweepstakes Period, you can enter the Sweepstakes by following the instructions on the D.C. Pickleball Team’s Instagram page (“Sweepstakes Entry”) at https://www.instagram.com/dcpickleballteam/ (the “Enter to Win Website”). You must enter your true and correct information as part of the Sweepstakes Entry. Incomplete, unreadable or unintelligible submissions will be disqualified. Only one daily entry per person is permitted. All entries must be received during the Sweepstakes Period to be eligible. All entries become the exclusive property of DCPT, and none will be acknowledged or returned. Use of any robotic, automatic, programmed, or similar entry method or entering more than the number of times permitted will void all entries and result in disqualification. You may not enter more times than indicated by using multiple email addresses, identities, or devices in an attempt to circumvent the rules.
The winner will be chosen by the following process. At the outset, ineligible applicants will be disqualified. A winner from the pool of total eligible applicants will be randomly selected. The winner will be notified on Wednesday, September 13, 2023, at or after 5:30 PM EST. Notification and instructions for collecting the prize will be sent to the Instagram handle via direct message supplied on the potential prize winner’s Sweepstakes Entry. Each entrant is responsible for monitoring his/her direct message inbox for prize notification and receipt or other communications related to the Sweepstakes. If a potential prize winner cannot be reached by D.C. Pickleball Team by 11:59 PM EST on September 14, 2023, using the contact information provided at the time of entry, or if the prize is returned as undeliverable, that potential prize winner shall forfeit the prize. Upon request, the potential winner may be required to return, within ten (10) calendar says of the date notice is sent, an Affidavit of Eligibility, Release and Prize Acceptance Form prepared by D.C. Pickleball Team and an IRS W-9 form. If a potential winner fails to comply with these official rules, that potential winner will be disqualified.
Two VIP 4-day passes for the Major League Pickleball Atlanta tournament, 3-night hotel stay and roundtrip airfare to and from Atlanta (as indicated on the Sweepstakes Entry). Approximate Retail Value of the Prize is $3,500. Actual/appraised value may differ at the time of the prize award.
Prizes are awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied by DCPT. Winners are responsible for all federal, state, and local taxes and all other costs and expenses associated with a prize that are not specified herein as being awarded. DCPT reserves the right to substitute a prize (or component thereof) with another prize (or component thereof) of equal or greater value if the prize is not available for any reason, as determined by DCPT in its sole discretion.
Terms and conditions may apply. Incidental expenses and all other costs and expenses which are not specifically listed as part of a prize in these Official Rules and which may be associated with the award, acceptance, receipt and use of all or any portion of the awarded prize are solely the responsibility of the respective prize winner. ALL FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL TAXES ASSOCIATED WITH THE RECEIPT OR USE OF ANY PRIZE IS SOLELY THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE WINNER.
Prize is non-transferable. No substitution or cash equivalent of prizes is permitted. D.C. Pickleball Team and its respective parent, affiliate and subsidiary companies, agents, and representatives are not responsible for any typographical or other errors in the offer or administration of the Sweepstakes, including, but not limited to, errors in any printing or posting or these Official Rules, the selection and announcement of any winner, or the distribution of any prize. Any attempt to damage the content or operation of this Sweepstakes is unlawful and subject to possible legal action by D.C. Pickleball Team. D.C. Pickleball Team reserves the right to terminate, suspend or amend the Sweepstakes, without notice, and for any reason, including, without limitation, if D.C. Pickleball Team determines that the Sweepstakes cannot be conducted as planned or should a virus, bug, tampering or unauthorized intervention, technical failure or other cause beyond D.C. Pickleball Team’s control corrupt the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper play of the Sweepstakes. In the event any tampering or unauthorized intervention may have occurred, D.C. Pickleball Team reserves the right to void suspect entries at issue. D.C. Pickleball Team and its respective parent, affiliate and subsidiary companies, agents, and representatives, and any telephone network or service providers, are not responsible for incorrect or inaccurate transcription of entry information, or for any human error, technical malfunction, lost or delayed data transmission, omission, interruption, deletion, line failure or malfunction of any telephone network, computer equipment or software, the inability to access any website or online service or any other error, human or otherwise.
INDEMNIFICATION AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
BY ENTERING THE SWEEPSTAKES, EACH ENTRANT AGREES TO INDEMNIFY, RELEASE AND HOLD HARMLESS D.C. PICKLEBALL TEAM AND MAJOR LEAGUE PICKLEBALL, INC. AND THEIR RESPECTIVE PARENT, AFFILIATE AND SUBSIDIARY COMPANIES, ADMINISTRATORS, ADVERTISING AND PROMOTIONAL AGENCIES, AND ALL THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, REPRESENTATIVES AND AGENTS, FROM ANY AND ALL LIABILITIES, DAMAGES, LOSSES OR INJURIES RESULTING IN WHOLE OR IN PART, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, FROM THAT ENTRANT’S PARTICIPATION IN THE SWEEPSTAKES AND THE ACCEPTANCE, USE OR MISUSE OF ANY PRIZE THAT MAY BE WON. D.C. PICKLEBALL TEAM AND ITS PARENT, AFFILIATE AND SUBSIDIARY COMPANIES DO NOT MAKE ANY WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE CONDITION, FITNESS OR MERCHANTABILITY OF THE PRIZE. D.C. PICKLEBALL TEAM AND ITS PARENTS, SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, ADVERTISING AND PROMOTIONAL AGENCIES, AND ALL THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, REPRESENTATIVES AND AGENTS DISCLAIM ANY LIABILITY ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO THE SWEEPSTAKES, INCLUDING FOR DAMAGE TO ANY COMPUTER SYSTEM RESULTING FROM ACCESS TO OR THE DOWNLOAD OF INFORMATION OR MATERIALS CONNECTED WITH THE SWEEPSTAKES. BY ENTERING INTO THIS SWEEPSTAKES, ENTRANT AGREES THAT DCPT’S AGGREGATE LIABILITY FOR ANY CLAIMS, JUDGMENTS OR AWARDS WILL BE LIMITED TO ACTUAL THIRD-PARTY, OUT-OF-POCKET COSTS INCURRED, (IF ANY), NOT TO EXCEED ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS ($100), AND IN NO EVENT WILL ATTORNEYS’ FEES BE AWARDED OR RECOVERABLE.