#GalaxyFamily Official Rules

LA Galaxy Family Photo Sweepstakes presented by StubHub

SWEEPSTAKES

OFFICIAL RULES

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.  A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.

OBJECT:  The object of the LA Galaxy Family Photo Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) is to submit an original PHOTO showing your LA Galaxy family for a chance to win a StubHub VIP Experience at the April 12 Galaxy Game (“Submission”) and submit through your desired social media outlet as set forth below.

ELIGIBILITY: LA Galaxy Family Photo Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open to legal residents who live within a seventy-five (75) mile radius from Carson, CA (the “Territory”) who are of legal age of majority in the jurisdiction in which they reside (and at least 18 years old) at the time of entry.  Employees, officers, and directors (including immediate family members (spouse, parent, child and sibling and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and members of the same household, whether or not related) of Anschutz L.A. Soccer, Inc., a/k/a LA Galaxy (the “Sponsor”), STUBHUB, Inc., Major League Soccer, L.L.C. (“MLS”), and Soccer United Marketing, LLC  (“SUM” and collectively with Sponsor and MLS, the “MLS Entities”) and each of their respective parents, affiliated companies, subsidiaries, licensees, distributors, dealers, retailers, printers and advertising and promotion agencies, and any and all other companies associated with the Sweepstakes are not eligible to participate or win a prize.  The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations.  Void outside California and where prohibited or restricted by law, rule or regulation.

HOW TO ENTER: The Sweepstakes begins at 9:00 a.m. Pacific Daylight Time (“PDT”) on March 24, 2014 and ends at 11:59 P.M. PDT on April 7, 2014 (“Entry Period”). During the Entry Period, there are three (3) ways to enter and submit your Submission: Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.  No other methods of entry will be accepted. Limit one (1) entry per person, per e-mail address and per household, regardless of method of entry. Multiple entries received from any person or e-mail address or household in excess of the stated limitation will be void.

·         Twitter: Photo tagged with #GalaxyFamily

·         Facebook: Photo uploaded to the LA Galaxy Facebook page and tagged with               #GalaxyFamily

·         Instagram: Photo tagged with #GalaxyFamily

1.  Facebook: You are providing your information to Sponsor and not to Facebook.  To enter via Facebook during the Entry Period, upload a photo to the Galaxy’s Facebook page (LA Galaxy) using the proper hashtag #GalaxyFamily to be automatically entered in the Sweepstakes

2.  Twitter:  To enter via Twitter, tweet your Submission via your Twitter account using the hashtag #GalaxyFamily (the “Twitter Hashtag”). You must also be following Sponsor’s Twitter feed, @LA Galaxy, and your Twitter account must be public to enter via Twitter. Use of the Twitter Hashtag constitutes your unconditional acceptance to these Official Rules. Once you tweet your Submission to the Twitter Hashtag, you will be entered into the Sweepstakes. You must include the connection to #GalaxyFamily with your Submission. 

3.  Instagram : Post your Submission on Instagram through your public Instagram account using the hashtag #GalaxyFamily (the “Instagram Hashtag”).   Once you upload your Submission to Instagram using the Instagram Hashtag, you will be entered into the Sweepstakes. Your Submission must include the Instagram Hashtag and your Instagram account must be public in order to be eligible.

Twitter, Facebook and Instagram will be the official time keepers for this Sweepstakes.

This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.

All entry information becomes the property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned. Except as otherwise disclosed in these Official Rules, and to the extent entrants may otherwise elect at the time of entry, any information collected through the Sweepstakes shall be used only in a manner consistent with the consent given by the entrants at the time of entry, with these Official Rules, and with the Sponsor’s Privacy Policy found at http://www.mlssoccer.com/privacy-policy. Any communication or information transmitted to Sponsor by electronic mail or otherwise is and will be treated as non-confidential and nonproprietary.  Entrants are not required to opt-in and opting-in will not increase your chances of winning. If an entrant chooses to opt-in, the entrant thereby grants the Sponsor permission to send him/her future communications regarding services, incentives, offers, promotions, or other messaging related to the Sponsor’s services.

RANDOM DRAWING: The potential winner of the Sweepstakes (“Winner”) will be selected by random drawing on or about April 8, 2014 from among all eligible entries received by the Sponsor. The decisions of Sponsor are final and binding on all matters relating to this Sweepstakes.  Odds of winning depend on the total number of eligible entries received.  Limit one (1) prize per person, family and per household.

PUBLICATION AND ASSIGNMENT OF RIGHTS TO SUBMISSIONS: By entering the Sweepstakes, each entrant agrees that his or her Submission is an original work of authorship and he or she owns all right, title and interest in the entry as of the date of Submission. Entries cannot defame or invade the publicity rights or privacy of any person, living or deceased, or otherwise infringe upon any person’s personal or property rights or any other third party rights. If the entry contains any material or elements that are not owned by the entrant and/or which are subject to the rights of third parties, the entrant is responsible for obtaining and has obtained, prior to submission of the entry, any and all releases and consents necessary to permit the use and exhibition of the entry by Sponsor and the other MLS Entities in the manner set forth in these Official Rules, including, without limitation, name and likeness permissions from any person who appears in or is identifiable in the entry. If any identifiable person appearing in the entry is under the age of majority in his/her state of residence, the parent or legal guardian is required to provide permission. Sponsor reserves the right to require proof of these permissions in a form acceptable to Sponsor from any entrant at any time. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any entry it deems to be offensive, inappropriate, not in keeping with Sponsor’s image or that is otherwise not in compliance with these Official Rules, in its sole discretion.

By entering the Sweepstakes, entrants agree to assign all right, title, and interest, including copyright rights, in the entry to Sponsor and grant permission for Sponsor, the other MLS Entities and their respective designees to publish or publicize all or part of their entry, including but not limited to entrant’s name, likeness and photo or video, in whole or in part, for advertising, promotional and trade or other purposes in conjunction with this and similar promotions in any and all media now known or hereafter developed, worldwide in perpetuity, without notice or permission and without further compensation, except where prohibited by law.

PRIZE:  One (1) Prize is Available to Be Awarded.  The Winner will receive the following prize package:  (i) two (2) Field Side seats for use by Winner and one (1) guest to the Galaxy game on April 12, 2014 vs. Vancouver at StubHub Center  in Carson, CA (“Game”) (exact location of tickets to be determined by Sponsor) ; (ii) Winner and guest may participate in the team photo on the field before the Game; (iii) Winner may participate in the coin toss before the Game and (iv) one (1) parking pass for the Game(collectively, the “Prize”)  (Approximate retail Value of the Prize:  $325.00).

Transportation to/from stadium is not included and is the sole responsibility of Winner.  Winner is fully responsible for any and all applicable federal, state, and local taxes (including income and withholding taxes).  All costs and expenses associated with Prize acceptance and use not specified herein as being provided, including but not limited to any transportation costs, meals, gratuities and other expenses incurred by accepting the Prize are the sole responsibility of Winner.  Winner’s guest must be of legal age of majority in their jurisdictions of residence, unless accompanied by his/her parent or legal guardian.

The Prize is non-transferable and non-assignable, with no cash redemptions or substitutions except at Sponsor’s sole and absolute discretion.  Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize (or portion thereof) with one of comparable or greater value, at its sole and absolute discretion. Major League Soccer game, event, and exhibition dates and times are determined in the sole discretion of Major League Soccer and/or the applicable Major League Soccer team, as applicable, and may be subject to change. Seat locations will be determined by Sponsor. The terms and conditions of the tickets awarded as prizes will govern in the event a legal game, event or exhibition, as defined by Major League Soccer, is not played due to weather, an act of God, an act of terrorism, civil disturbance or any other reason.  Winner and his/her guest agree to comply with all applicable stadium regulations in connection with the Prize.  Sponsor and the applicable MLS Entities reserve the right to remove or deny entry to winner and/or his/her 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 any game, event or exhibition.  Released Parties (as defined below) will not be responsible for Acts of God, acts of terrorism, civil disturbances, work stoppage or any other natural disaster that may cause the cancellation or postponement of any Major League Soccer game, event or exhibition.

NOTIFICATION:  The potential Winner will be notified by Twitter Direct Message, Email or as an @mention on Instagram by the Sponsor.  They will be required to submit a valid e-mail address, mail and/or telephone number (in the sole discretion of Sponsor).  In the event that any potential Winner does not respond to any such notification within three (3) hours of the first attempt to contact Winner, a disqualification will result, prize will be forfeited and, at Sponsor’s sole discretion and time permitting, an alternate potential Winner may be chosen from among all remaining eligible entries. The potential Winner may be required to submit his/her valid social security number (if applicable) and/or other identification to Sponsor and will be required to execute, have notarized and return an Affidavit of Eligibility and Release of Liability and, unless prohibited by law, Release of Publicity, prior to receipt of the Prize.  A disqualification will result, prize will be forfeited and, at Sponsor’s sole discretion and time permitting, an alternate potential Winner may be randomly selected from among all remaining eligible entries if all required documents are not properly executed and returned within the specified period of time.  Refusal or return of such documents as non-deliverable or potential Winner’s noncompliance with these Official Rules will also result in disqualification and prize forfeiture and, at Sponsor’s sole discretion and time permitting, may cause an alternate potential Winner to be selected from among all remaining eligible entries.

WAIVER OF LIABILITY/PUBLICITY RELEASE:  By participating in the Sweepstakes and submitting an entry, each entrant agrees to (i) be bound by these Official Rules, including all entry requirements, and (ii) waive any and all claims against the Sponsor, STUBHUB, Inc., the other MLS Entities, and each of their respective parents, affiliated companies, subsidiaries, licensees, distributors, dealers, retailers, printers, representatives and advertising and promotion agencies, and any and all other companies associated with the Sweepstakes, and all of their respective officers, directors, employees, agents and representatives (collectively, “Released Parties”) for any injury, damage or loss that may occur, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from the participation in the Sweepstakes or from the receipt or use of any Prize or any activity related to the receipt or use of any Prize.  The Winner, by acceptance of Prize, grants to Sponsor, the other MLS Entities and each of their respective designees the right to publicize such Winner’s name, address (city and state of residence), photograph, voice and/or other likeness and prize information in any and all media now known or hereafter devised, throughout the world, in perpetuity, without additional compensation or consideration, notification or permission, unless prohibited by law.

GENERAL CONDITIONS:  Released Parties are not responsible for stolen, late, incomplete, illegible, misdirected, lost, damaged, garbled, delayed, undelivered, inaccurate, postage-due or garbled entries, e-mail or mail.  Entries generated by a script, macro or other mechanical or automated means or by any means which subvert the entry process will be disqualified.  Released Parties are not responsible for lost, interrupted or unavailable network, server, Internet Service Provider (ISP), website, or other connections, availability or accessibility or miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, telephone or cable transmissions, lines, or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties, or other errors or difficulties of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic, computer, network, typographical, printing or otherwise relating to or in connection with the Sweepstakes, including, without limitation, errors or difficulties which may occur in connection with the administration of the Sweepstakes, the processing of entries, the announcement of the Prize or in any Sweepstakes-related materials, or the cancellation or postponement of any Major League Soccer game, event or exhibition.  Released Parties are also not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by website users, tampering, hacking, or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes.  Released Parties are not responsible for injury or damage to participants' or to any other person's computer related to or resulting from participating in this Sweepstakes or downloading materials from or use of the website. 

Persons who tamper with or abuse any aspect of the Sweepstakes or website or attempt to undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes by cheating, deception or other unfair playing practices, or intend to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other entrant or Sponsor’s representatives or who are in violation of these Official Rules, as solely determined by Sponsor, will be disqualified and all associated entries will be void.  Any attempt to deliberately damage the content or operation of this Sweepstakes is unlawful and subject to legal action by the Sponsor, the other MLS Entities and/or their respective agents.  Sponsor and the other MLS Entities shall have the sole right to disqualify any entrant for violation of these Official Rules or any applicable laws relating to the Sweepstakes, and to resolve all disputes in their sole discretion.  Released Parties (i) make no warranty, guaranty or representation of any kind concerning any Prize, and (ii) disclaim any implied warranty.  All disputes will be resolved under applicable U.S. laws in the County of New York, state of New York without giving effect to choice of law or conflicted law principles (whether of the state of New York, or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the state of New York.  Sponsor’s failure to enforce any terms of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.

The Sponsor and the other MLS Entities, as applicable, reserve the right, in their sole discretion, to cancel or suspend the Sweepstakes for any reason, including should virus, bugs, unauthorized human intervention, or other causes corrupt the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper operation of the Sweepstakes.  In the event of cancellation, Sponsor may elect to identify the Winner and award the Prize by way of random drawing from among all non-suspect, eligible entries received up to the time of such cancellation.

CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE CONTENT OR LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR AND MLS WILL DISQUALIFY ANY SUCH ENTRANT AND SPONSOR AND THE OTHER MLS ENTITIES RESERVE THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS’ FEES) AND OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY SUCH ENTRANT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

All online entries must include a valid e-mail address for the entrant.  In case of multiple entries received from any person or e-mail address or household, only the first entry received from such person, e-mail address or household will be considered.  In the event of a dispute as to the identity or eligibility of a Winner based on an e-mail address, the winning entry will be declared made by the “Authorized Account Holder” of the e-mail address submitted at the time of entry provided he/she is eligible according to these Official Rules.  The “Authorized Account Holder” is defined as the natural person to whom the applicable Internet service provider or other organization (such as a business or educational institution) has assigned the e-mail address for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address.  Sponsor reserves the right to modify these Official Rules for clarification purposes without materially affecting the terms and conditions of the Sweepstakes.

WINNERS’ LIST:  For the name of the winner (available after April 11, 2014), mail a self-addressed stamped envelope to: “LA Galaxy Family Photo Sweepstakes” Winners’ List c/o Anschutz L.A. Soccer, Inc., Attn:  Director, Partnership Activation, 18400Avalon Blvd., Suite 200, Carson, CA 90746.  Winner’s name requests must be received by April 30, 2014. 

SPONSOR: The Sponsor of this Sweepstakes is Anschutz L.A. Soccer, Inc., 18400 Avalon Blvd., Suite 200, Carson, CA 90746.