Official Rules for the AFP Facebook Contest (May 2011):
Rules for Contest: By participating in this Contest, Participants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the final decision of the Contest. Decisions by Americans for Prosperity (AFP) are binding and final in every respect.
Eligibility: Americans for Prosperity’s Facebook Contest is open to all legal U.S. residents physically residing in the United States. Participants must be at least the age of majority at the time of participation. This Contest is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws. Void where prohibited.
A Participant is limited to one prize from AFP from this contest and any other simultaneous AFP contests. Employees, contractors, subcontractors, agents, board members, and any other individuals otherwise compensated by AFP or any of its affiliates or subsidiaries are not eligible to participate in this AFP contest. There is no purchase necessary to participate in this Contest.
All entries submitted by the end of the Submission Period and otherwise qualified will be eligible for consideration for the Contest prize. In no event will Sponsors be liable for more prizes than outlined in the Contest Details. Prizes are non-transferable and non-negotiable.
Contest Period: The Contest Period begins at the time of announcement and ends at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on June 3, 2011.
Americans for Prosperity is hosting a Facebook Contest. Eligible Participants must have an operational Facebook account and do two things: (1) choose the “like” button on the Americans for Prosperity Facebook page and (2) fully complete and submit the contest form on Americans for Prosperity’s Facebook page. Late submissions after the Contest Period has concluded will not be eligible for the prize.
AFP will choose at random one winner from eligible Participants to receive a paid scholarship to Americans for Prosperity Foundation’s RightOnline® Conference in Minneapolis, Minnesota, held from June 17-18, 2011. Scholarship is limited to RightOnline registration fees for winner and guest, paid air transportation for winner and guest (up to $500 total inclusive of both fares and all fees and charges), and hotel accommodations for winner and guest (double occupancy). The maximum value is listed for informational purposes only and is not redeemable for cash.
Sponsor is not responsible for any problems, bugs, or malfunctions Participants encounter when seeking to enter this Contest.
Publicity: Sponsor reserves the right to use for publicity purposes prior to, during, or after the Contest Period, in any media, the Participant’s name, likeness, and city name throughout the world, in perpetuity, without any compensation or prior review, unless specifically prohibited by law.
Taxes: It is the sole responsibility of the winning Participant to pay all federal, state, and local taxes in connection with the prize.
Limitation of Liability, Governing Law, and Venue: Participant agrees to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Sponsor from any loss, liability, damage, or costs, including court costs and legal fees, which result from the Participant’s involvement and participation in the Contest or Participant’s receipt or use of the prize. In no event shall AFP be liable to Participant for special, indirect, incidental, or consequential damages, including without limitation, loss of use of profits, regardless of whether such damages are caused or allegedly caused by breach of contract, tort or otherwise (including negligent or willful act or omission, warranty, indemnity, or strict liability). This agreement shall be governed by the laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia without regard for conflict of laws doctrine. Participants agree that any legal action arising in connection with the Contest, whether in tort, contract, or otherwise, shall be heard exclusively in the courts of the Commonwealth of Virginia.
Waiver of Jury: As a condition of participating in this contest, each Participant hereby irrevocably and perpetually waives any right that Participant may have to a trial by jury in respect of any litigation directly or indirectly arising out of, under, or in connection with the contest, any document or agreement entered into in connection with the contest, any prize available through the contest, and any of the transactions contemplated related to the contest.
Termination: Sponsor reserves the right, in their sole discretion, to cancel, modify, or suspend the any of AFP’s contests at any time.
Trademark: Facebook is a trademark of Facebook, Inc., and RightOnline® is a registered trademark of Americans for Prosperity Foundation. The Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed, or administered by, or associated with, Facebook, Inc. or Americans for Prosperity Foundation.
Sponsor Contract Information: Questions and comments can be directed to Americans for Prosperity, ATTN: General Counsel, 2111 Wilson Blvd, Suite 350, Arlington, VA 22201. (866) 730-0150.