2014-2015 ALLSTATE GOOD HANDS PLAY OF THE WEEK SWEEPSTAKES
No purchase OR QUOTE necessary to enter or win. A purchase OR QUOTE will not increase a person’s odds of winning. ODDS OF WINNING WILL DEPEND ON THE TOTAL NUMBER OF ENTRIES RECEIVED. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. AFFIDAVIT OF ELIGIBILITY / RELEASE OF LIABILITY / PRIZE ACCEPTANCE AGREEMENT MAY BE REQUIRED.
Eligibility. The -2014-15 Allstate Good Hands Play of the Week Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to legal residents of the states of Illinois and Indiana who are 18 years of age or older on the date of entry. Employees, officers, directors, partners, equity holders, members and agents, and their respective immediate family members (spouse, parents, legal guardians, in-laws, grandparents, siblings, children and grandchildren) and members of their same households (whether legally related or not) of the Sponsors (defined below), the National Hockey League (the “NHL”) and its member teams, and each of their respective parents, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies and affiliates are not eligible to participate. The decisions of the Sponsors, including eligibility of participants and selection of the potential winners (the “Winners”), are final and binding on all matters relating to the Sweepstakes. By participating in the Sweepstakes, each entrant unconditionally accepts and agrees to comply with and abide by these “Official Rules.”
How to Enter. The Sweepstakes begins at 12:00 a.m. Central Time (“CT”) on October 13, 2014, and ends at 11:59 p.m. CT on April 19, 2015 (“Sweepstakes Period”). To enter, go on-line to chicagoblackhawks.com and cast a vote for the “Play of the Week.” Voters will be automatically entered into the Sweepstakes and eligible to win the random weekly drawings. Each voter will have the opportunity to opt-in to be called and otherwise contacted to receive additional information from Allstate. Voters who opt-in will be automatically entered into the monthly drawing for that month. The winning “Play of the Week” will be announced each Friday during the Sweepstakes Period, and will be determined by the votes of the fans. Voting for each week’s “Play of the Week” opens when the candidate plays are uploaded to chicagoblackhawks.com, on or about Monday of each calendar week during the Sweepstakes Period. Votes for each week’s “Play of the Week” must be received by 11:59 p.m. CT on the Thursday prior to the announcement of that week’s winning “Play of the Week.” Limit one vote per person, per week. No responsibility is assumed for technical, electronic, telephone, hardware, software, network computer or data transmission errors, malfunctions or difficulties of any kind. Entries that are in excess of the stated limits, corrupted, damaged, destroyed, false, lost, late or misdirected, deceptive or otherwise not in compliance with the Official Rules may be disqualified from the Sweepstakes at Sponsors’ sole and absolute discretion. Those who do not follow all of the instructions, or abide by these Official Rules or other instructions of Sponsors may be disqualified. Sponsors reserve the right in their sole discretion to disqualify any individual feared to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or to be found acting in violation of the Official Rules, or to undermine legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes.
Selection of Winners. The weekly Winners of the Sweepstakes will be selected at random weekly drawings during the Sweepstakes Period, with the final drawing to take place on or around April 19, 2015, from all eligible entries received by the Sponsors during the preceding week. One monthly Winner for each month during the Sweepstakes Period will be selected from all entries entered into the monthly drawing for that month. Entries not selected during each drawing will be discarded and will not be eligible for future weekly or monthly drawings, as applicable. The Sponsors will notify Winners via supplied contact information. In the event a Winner does not respond to any such notification within seven (7) days of the date of notification or declines the prize, a disqualification will result and an alternate winner shall be chosen from among all remaining eligible entries. In the event of a dispute regarding entries received from multiple users having the same e-mail account, the authorized subscriber of the e-mail account at the time of entry will be deemed to be the entrant and must comply with these rules. The authorized account subscriber is the natural person who is assigned the e-mail address by the Internet Service Provider (ISP), on-line service provider, or other organization (e.g., business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. If a dispute cannot be resolved to Sponsors' satisfaction, the entry will be deemed ineligible.
Odds of Winning. Odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible entries received. Purchase or quote will not increase odds of winning.
Prizes. Each weekly Winner will receive one (1) hockey puck autographed by the Chicago Blackhawks player featured in that week’s winning Play of the Week. (Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of $25). Each monthly Winner will receive a Blackhawks VIP Experience, the nature of which shall be determined by the Chicago Blackhawks in its sole discretion. (ARV of $100). All prizes are non-transferable and non-assignable to any other person, including relatives or friends, without consent of the Sponsors. In the event a prize is unavailable, Sponsors reserve the right to substitute a prize of comparable or greater value. All prizes are awarded "AS IS" and without warranty of any kind, express or implied (including, without limitation, any implied warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose).
General Conditions. All Winners are solely responsible for all applicable federal, state and local taxes and any and all costs and expenses associated with the acceptance and use of any of the prizes not specified herein. Unclaimed prizes will be forfeited. One prize per person. The prizes are not redeemable for cash, except in Sponsor's sole discretion. By entering, each entrant agrees to follow these Official Rules and hold harmless and indemnify the Sponsors, the NHL and its member teams, and each of their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, partners, equity holders, members, employees, agents and representatives and all others associated with the manufacture, distribution, development and execution of this Sweepstakes and prizes (the “Released Parties”) against any and all liability, injury, damage, loss or causes of action (however named or described) that may occur, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from: (i) entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes; (ii) the delivery, misdelivery, receipt, acceptance, possession, use or misuse of the prizes awarded in the Sweepstakes; or (iii) the use of a Winner’s name, photograph and/or likeness as permitted herein, including, without limitation, claims based on publicity rights, defamation and/or invasion of privacy. In consideration for being awarded a prize, each Winner hereby agrees and consents, without further authorization, compensation or remuneration of any kind, to the use of the Winner’s name, photograph, biographical information and/or likeness in any and all advertising, promotions and other publicity conducted by the Sponsors, the NHL and its member teams, and each of their respective parents, subsidiaries and affiliates. Each Winner assumes all liability and risk for any injury or damage caused, or claimed to be caused, by participation in this Sweepstakes or the receipt, use or misuse of any prize. Each potential Winner may be required to sign and return an affidavit of eligibility/release of liability/prize acceptance (“Affidavit”) form within 7 days of attempted notification. The Sponsors are not responsible for and shall not be liable for late, lost, damaged, intercepted, misdirected, or unsuccessful efforts to notify the Winners. If any potential Winner fails or refuses to sign and return such Affidavit within the time period required by Sponsors, if the prize or prize notification is returned as rejected, faulty, unclaimed or returned as undeliverable to such potential Winner, if any potential Winner is found to be ineligible, if he or she has not complied with these Official Rules, or if he or she declines a prize for any reason prior to award, such potential Winner may be disqualified and an alternate potential Winner may be selected. Released Parties assume no liability for technical, electronic, telephone, hardware, software, network computer or data transmission errors, malfunctions or difficulties of any kind. Released Parties are not responsible or liable to any entrant or to the winner or any person claiming through such winner for failure to supply the prize or any part thereof or inability to continue the Sweepstakes, by reason of any acts of God, any action, regulation, order or request by any governmental or quasi-governmental entity (whether or not the action, regulations, order or request proves to be invalid), equipment failure, threatened terrorist acts, terrorist acts, kidnapping, air raid, blackout, act of public enemy, earthquake, war (declared or undeclared), fire, flood, epidemic, explosion, unusually severe weather, embargo, labor dispute or strike (whether legal or illegal), labor or material shortage, transportation interruption of any kind, work slow-down, civil disturbance, insurrection, riot, vandalism, or any other cause beyond the Released Parties’ sole control. Sweepstakes governed by the laws of the state of Illinois. Sweepstakes subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Sweepstakes is void where prohibited by law.
Publicity: Except where prohibited, participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes winners consent to Allstate’s and its Agency Owners’ use of winner’s name, likeness, photograph, voice, opinions and/or hometown and state for promotional purposes in any media, worldwide, without further payment or consideration.
Disputes: Except where prohibited, entrant agrees that: (1) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois or the appropriate Illinois State Court located in Cook County, Illinois U.S.A.; (2) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Promotion, but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (3) under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, indirect, punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the winner and Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Illinois, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State Illinois or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Illinois.
Winners’ List. A list of winners can be obtained through May 19, 2015 by sending a stamped self-addressed envelope and writing to: Chicago Blackhawks, Allstate “Good Hands Play of the Week” Sweepstakes, 1901 West Madison Street, Chicago, IL 60612.