MSUFCU Game Ball Delivery Contest
Is your child a Spartan fan? Submit his or her name to be entered into the 2016-2017 Game Ball Delivery Contest! One child, ages 6-11, will be randomly selected to deliver the game ball to Sparty on the Breslin Center court before the game begins for each 2016-2017 Michigan State University men’s home basketball game.
Plus, each winner will receive:
- Four tickets to the game at which he/she is chosen to deliver the game ball
- One parking pass for the same game
Parents/Guardians: Simply complete the entry form below. MSUFCU will contact the winners’ parent/guardian five (5) business days before the MSU home basketball game for which he or she was selected to deliver the game ball. Children/Parents do not need to be MSUFCU members to win. Don’t wait, enter today!
Sorry the deadline to enter this contest was March 1, 2016!
Official Contest Guidelines
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE DOES NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCE OF WINNING.
SWEEPSTAKES DESCRIPTION: The 2016–2017 MSUFCU Game Ball Delivery Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) begins on November 10, 2016 (9:00 AM ET) and ends on February 21, 2017 (11:59 PM ET) (the “Sweepstakes Period”). One (1) winner will be selected for each of the seventeen (16) Michigan State University (“MSU”) 2016–2017 men’s home basketball game(s) to have their child (ages 6 – 11) deliver the game ball prior to the start of that Game.
SPONSOR: Michigan State University Athletics, Jenison Field House, East Lansing, MI 48824.
ADMINISTRATOR: MSU Federal Credit Union, 3777 West Road, East Lansing, MI 48823.
ELIGIBILITY: Sweepstakes open only to legal residents of the State of Michigan who are eighteen (18) years of age or older and are parents and/or legal guardians of a child between the ages of 6 and 11 at the time of entry. Employees, directors, officers, trustees, agents, and their respective immediate families (spouses and siblings, parents and children and their spouses) and household members of the Michigan State University Athletics Department, its divisions, and its advertising and promotion agencies (collectively the “Sweepstakes Entities”) are not eligible. MSUFCU employees, board members, and their families are not eligible to participate. Void where prohibited.
AGREEMENT TO THE OFFICIAL RULES: By participating in the Sweepstakes, each entrant fully and unconditionally agrees to and accepts these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor and the Administrator, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes.
HOW TO ENTER: To enter, an eligible parent/legal guardian must complete an Official Entry Form, available during the Sweepstakes Period at either www.msuspartans.com or www.msufcu.org/gameballdelivery (the “Websites”) and submit the Official Entry Form as directed prior to 11:59 PM EST on February 21, 2017. Limit: One (1) entry per person. Multiple entrants are not permitted to share the same email address. In the event more than the stated allowable entries are received from any one person or email address, the first entry processed will be considered the only valid entry received. Any attempt by an entrant to obtain more than the stated number of entries by using multiple or different email addresses or identities will void that entrant’s entries and that entrant may be disqualified. In the event of a dispute, entries will be deemed made by the authorized account holder of the email address submitted at the time of entry. The authorized account holder is the natural person who is assigned to the email address by an internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization that is responsible for assigning email addresses or the domain associated with the submitted email address. Any potential winner may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holder. Use of any automated system to participate is prohibited and will result in disqualification.
SIXTEEN (16) PRIZES (one per Game): One (1) winner will be selected for each of the following sixteen (16) Michigan State University 2016–2017 men’s home basketball games – 11/18/2016, 11/20/2016, 12/03/2016, 12/06/2016, 12/10/2016, 12/18/2016, 12/21/2016, 12/30/2016, 01/04/2017, 01/24/2017, 01/29/2017, 02/11/2017, 02/14/2017, 02/23/2017, 02/25/2017, 02/26/2017. Each prize consists of four (4) tickets to one (1) Game, and one (1) parking permit (the “Prize”). As a part of the Prize, the child (ages 6–11) designated on the selected entry, and a parent (or legal guardian) will have the opportunity to participate in a pre-Game presentation of the game ball to Sparty. The approximate retail value of each prize is $100. All Games are subject to rescheduling. As ticket holders, all recipients of Prizes are subject to the terms and conditions of MSU basketball game tickets.
WINNER SELECTION/VERIFICATION: The initial drawing will be conducted on or about November 14, 2016. Subsequent random drawings will be conducted on or about five (5) business days prior to the next home Game, per the schedule above. All winners will be selected in random drawings conducted from among all eligible entries received as of the time of the drawing. Entries not selected in any drawing will be retained for subsequent drawings. Winners will be notified by phone. During the winner notification phone calls, the selected individual must confirm their eligibility, and indicate their willingness and ability to travel and be present at the Breslin Center in East Lansing, MI on the Game date for which they were selected. A selected winner that does not meet the eligibility requirements, cannot be present, or does not wish their child to participate in the event will be disqualified, and an alternate winner will be randomly selected and notified as per the procedures outlined above. All winners will be required to complete, execute, and return within a specified time a Declaration of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release. Winners must sign an MSUFCU release form for MSUFCU to use the winner's name for purposes of advertising and promotion on behalf of MSUFCU without further compensation. If a potential winner fails to return the required documents or to show up for the specified Game, the opportunity to participate will be forfeited and no alternate winner will be selected. Winners will be randomly selected by MSU Federal Credit Union’s Internal Audit department. The odds of winning any drawing depends on the number of eligible entries received for that drawing. Winners will be responsible for all taxes (federal, state, local, and/or income) and all expenses not listed (including but not limited to travel to and from the Game) related to acceptance and use of prize. No transfer or substitution of prize permitted, except by Sponsor who reserves the right to substitute prize, in whole or in part, for one of comparable or greater value due to unavailability for any reason, as solely determined by Sponsor.
CONDITIONS / RELEASE: By participating, entrants, on behalf of themselves and their child, (a) release Sweepstakes Entities, their respective directors, officers, agents, and employees from any and all liability for any claims, costs, injuries, losses, or damages of any kind caused by their participation, including the unauthorized or illegal access to personally identifiable or sensitive information or the acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of the prize; and (b) acknowledge that said parties have neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation, or guarantee, expressed or implied, in fact or in law, relative to the prize including, but not limited to, its quality or availability. Neither Sweepstakes Entities nor any service providers are responsible for incorrect or inaccurate transcription of Entry information, or for any human or other error, technical malfunctions, lost/delayed data transmission, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, line failures of any telephone network, computer equipment, software, inability to access any online service or website, any other error or malfunction, or any injury or damage to participant’s or any other person’s computer or movie equipment related to or resulting from participation in this Sweepstakes. By accepting a prize, winner grants to Sponsor, Michigan State University, Agencies, and their affiliated companies the right, except where prohibited by law, to use your name, likeness, picture, address (city and state), email address, voice, biographical information, or written or oral statements, for advertising and promotional purposes in promoting the Sponsor, its products, website, and/or this Sweepstakes or succeeding Sweepstakes, without compensation unless required by law. Winners shall have no right of approval, no claim to compensation, and no claim (including, without limitation, claims based on invasion of privacy, defamation, or right of publicity) arising out of any use, blurring, alteration, or use in composite form of your name, picture, likeness, address (city and state), email address, biographical information, or entry. The rights granted under this paragraph shall extend to Sponsor and its affiliated companies, agencies or marketing partners with respect to all entrants in the Sweepstakes, including non-winners and winners. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY A SWEEPSTAKES ENTRANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE, TAMPER WITH THE JUDGING OR VOTING PROCESS, OR OTHERWISE UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE PROMOTION MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO COOPERATE IN THE PROSECUTION OF ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL(S) AND TO PURSUE ALL REMEDIES TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. Failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision. If for any reason the Sweepstakes is not capable of being executed as planned, or infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, action of entrants, technical failures, or any other causes which in the sole opinion of Sponsor, corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any suspect Entry or entrant and to cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend the Sweepstakes. In the event of any cancellation, termination, or suspension, notice thereof will be posted at www.msuspartans.com and the selection of winners may be made from among all eligible, non-suspect Entries received as of the date of the termination, cancellation, or suspension, as Sponsor determines in its sole discretion. Entries not complying with all rules are subject to disqualification.
DISPUTES: Entrants agree that (a) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, the Sweepstakes or prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan or the appropriate Michigan State Court located in Ingham County, Michigan; (b) any and all claims, judgments, and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (c) under no circumstances will registrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and registrant hereby waives all rights to, claim punitive, incidental, and consequential damages and any other damages, other than out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation, and enforceability of these Official Rules, entrant's rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of the Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of State of Michigan, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Michigan or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than State of Michigan.
WINNERS: To receive Promotion results (winners list), send an email with the Subject Line “MSUFCU Game Ball Delivery Winners List” to email@example.com. Requests must be received by March 31, 2017.