2013 Gulf/Mets Ticket Sweepstakes
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Purchase does not improve chance of winning. The 2013 Gulf/Mets Ticket Sweepstakes (the "Sweepstakes") is sponsored only by Gulf Oil Limited Partnership ("Gulf" or "Sponsor"), which has its principal place of business at 100 Crossing Boulevard, Framingham, MA 01702.
Eligibility: Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the following: New York, New Jersey and Fairfield County, Connecticut (the "Territory") who are eighteen (18) years of age or older. Employees, officers, directors and agents of Gulf and its parent, subsidiaries, affiliates, divisions, agents and advertising agencies (collectively, the "Promotional Providers") and their immediate families (parents, siblings, children and/or spouses), regardless of where they live, or members of the same household (whether related or not), and of the Sterling Mets, L.P., the other "MLB Entities" (as defined below) and each of their respective affiliates, officers, directors, agents and employees are not eligible to enter the Sweepstakes or win any prizes. The "MLB Entities" shall mean the Office of the Commissioner of Baseball, its Bureaus, Committees, Subcommittees and Councils, Major League Baseball Enterprises, Inc., Major League Baseball Properties, Inc., MLB Advanced Media, L.P., MLB Media Holdings, Inc., MLB Media Holdings, L.P., MLB Online Services, Inc., the Major League Baseball Clubs, Tickets.com, Inc., SportsOnEarth, LLC and each of their respective subsidiaries or affiliated entities, any entity which, now or in the future, controls, is controlled by, or is under common control with the Major League Baseball Clubs or the Office of the Commissioner of Baseball, and the shareholders, parents, directors, officers, employees, representatives, agents, successors and assigns of the above entities. Void outside the Territory and where prohibited or restricted by law. All applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations apply.
Sweepstakes Period: Sweepstakes begins on April 15, 2013 at 12:01 A.M. (ET) and ends on June 15, 2013 at 11:59 P.M. (ET), the "Sweepstakes Period".
How to Participate: Go to www.gulfoil.com (the "Website"), select the "Mets Ticket Sweepstakes" link, and complete the entry information requested. If you have purchased a minimum 8-gallon fill-up at a participating Gulf station during the Sweepstakes Period, you may also enter information from your purchase receipt as directed on the Website. Entering purchase information is optional and will not increase your chances of winning. Once you have completed registration, click "Submit Entry" to receive one (1) entry into the Sweepstakes.
The Website's database clock will be the official time keeper for online entries in this Sweepstakes. In the event a dispute regarding the identity of the individual who actually submitted an online entry cannot be resolved to Sponsor's satisfaction, the affected entry will be deemed ineligible. The Promotional Providers and the MLB Entities shall not be responsible for incorrect or inaccurate entry information whether caused by Internet users or by any of the equipment of programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes or by any technical or human error which may occur in the processing of the entries in the Sweepstakes. The Promotional Providers assume no responsibility or liability for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, theft or destruction, or unauthorized access to, or alternation of entries.
Limit of one (1) Sweepstakes entry per person or household per day. For purposes of these Official Rules, a "day" is defined as any twenty-four (24) hour period during the Sweepstakes Period beginning at 12:01 AM ET and ending at 11:59 PM ET. Duplicate entries received from the same person or household on the same day will be automatically eliminated. Entries become the property of the Sponsor and will not be returned.
Grand Prize Drawing and Awarding of Prizes: Ten (10) Grand Prize winners will be selected in a random drawing to take place on or about June 28, 2013 from among all eligible entries received. The random drawing will be conducted by Sponsor whose decisions are final and binding on all aspects of this Sweepstakes. The potential prize winners will be notified by telephone and/or mail and/or e-mail, using contact information provided or collected at the time of entry. Promotional Providers and the MLB Entities shall have no liability for any winner notification that is lost, intercepted or not received by a potential winner for any reason. If, despite reasonable efforts, a potential winner does not respond within seventy-two (72) hours of the first notification attempt, such potential winner will forfeit his or her prize and an alternate winner may be selected. If any Grand Prize or any prize notification letter is returned as undeliverable, such prize will be forfeited andan alternate winner may be selected, time permitting.
Grand Prize: Ten (10) Grand Prizes are available. Each Grand Prize consists of two (2) "VIP" tickets to one (1) New York Mets regular season home game ("Mets Game") in July, August or September, 2013, with the date of Mets Game to be selected by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Sponsor will advise winners of the date of the Mets Game won in the prize notification materials. Approximate retail value is $500 for each Grand Prize. Winner must be able to attend the Mets Game on the date indicated in prize notification materials. If winner is unavailable to attend the Mets Game on the date selected by Sponsor, the prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner may be selected (time permitting) from among all remaining eligible entries. No substitutions or cash redemptions of prizes allowed and prize is not transferable. Taxes and all unspecified expenses relating to prize, including but not limited to transportation to and from the Mets Game, concessions and souvenirs, are the sole responsibility of the winner. Sponsor and the MLB Entities are not responsible for and assume no liability for cancellation, postponement or rescheduling of the Mets Game, for any reason, and Sponsor will not award an alternate prize in the event that the winner cannot attend a rescheduled game. If the Mets Game is cancelled for any reason and not rescheduled, Sponsor will provide an alternate prize of equal or greater value. Grand Prize winner's companions must be of legal age of majority in their jurisdictions of residence, unless accompanied by a parent or guardian. Major League Baseball game, event and exhibition dates and times are determined in the sole discretion of the Office of the Commissioner of Baseball and/or the New York Mets, as applicable, and may be subject to change. Each Grand Prize winner and his/her guest(s) agree to comply with all applicable ballpark regulations in connection with the Grand Prize. Sponsor and the applicable MLB Entities reserve the right to remove or to deny entry to Winner(s) and/or a Winner's guest(s) who engage(s) in a non-sportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person at the game, event or exhibition. Major League Baseball game, event and exhibition tickets awarded as prizes may not be resold or offered for resale. Any such resale may result in disqualification and Prize forfeiture, and may invalidate the license granted by the game ticket(s). Odds of winning a Grand Prize depend on number of eligible entries received.
Limit one (1) Grand Prize per household. Each winner and Grand Prize winner's companions grant to Sponsor and its designees and the MLB entities the right to use his/her name, portrait, picture, voice, likeness and/or biographical information in any media now known or hereafter devised for advertising and publicity purposes throughout the world, in perpetuity, without additional compensation (except where prohibited by law).
General Rules of Participation/Release of Liability: By entering this Sweepstakes, each entrant agrees to be bound by these Official Rules and by all decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and legally binding in all matters related to this Sweepstakes. By participating in this Sweepstakes, each entrant hereby (a) releases and agrees to hold harmless, the Promotional Providers and the MLB Entities from any loss, damage, expense, rights, claims, demands, promises and/or actions of any kind arising out of or in connection with participation in this Sweepstakes or the acceptance, use or misuse of any prize (or any portion thereof) or any travel or activity related to the receipt or use of any prize (or any portion thereof); and (b) agrees not to pursue any right, claim or action against the Promotional Providers and/or the MLB Entities in connection with their participation in this Sweepstakes.
Internet: Sponsor and the MLB Entities are not responsible for lost, late, mutilated or illegible entries nor for electronic transmission errors resulting in omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operations or transmissions, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or alteration of entry materials, or for technical, network, telephone equipment, electronic, computer, hardware or software malfunctions or limitations of any kind, or inaccurate transmissions of or failure to receive entry information by Sponsor or presenter on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website or any combination thereof. If for any reason the Internet portion of the program is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes. In the event the Sweepstakes is terminated before the designated end date indicated in the Official Rules, Sponsor reserves the right, but not the obligation, to select Grand Prize in a random drawing from among all eligible entries received as of the termination date. Sponsor further reserves the right to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process. Caution: Any attempt by any person, whether or not a contestant, to deliberately damage any Web site associated with the Sweepstakes or undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes may be a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, Sponsor and its agents reserve the right to seek damages from any such person or persons responsible for the attempt to the fullest extent of the law.
Winners' List: For a list of the Grand Prize winners, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to Winners List, "Mets Ticket Sweepstakes", Gulf Oil Limited Partnership, 100 Crossing Blvd., Framingham, MA 01702. Requests for Winners List must be received by June 28, 2013.
Sponsor: Sponsored by Gulf Oil Limited Partnership, 100 Crossing Boulevard, Framingham, MA 01702.
For a copy of the official rules, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to Official Rules, "Mets Ticket Sweepstakes", Gulf Oil Limited Partnership, 100 Crossing Blvd., Framingham, MA 01702. Requests for Official Rules must be received by June 28, 2013.
Sterling Mets L.P., the other MLB Entities and each of their respective affiliates, officers, directors, agents and employees have not offered or sponsored this Sweepstakes in any way.
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