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MARQUEE SPORTS NETWORK’S
FAN OF THE WEEK CONTEST Presented by MILLER LITE
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. ODDS OF WINNING WILL DEPEND ON THE TOTAL NUMBER OF ELIGIBLE ENTRIES RECEIVED DURING THE ENTRY PERIOD. VOID IN FLORIDA, NEW YORK AND WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. ALL DISPUTES WILL BE RESOLVED SOLELY BY BINDING ARBITRATION AND ENTRANTS WAIVE THE ABILITY TO BRING CLAIMS IN A CLASS ACTION FORMAT. TRAVEL NOT INCLUDED.
The purpose of the Contest is to find the most loyal Chicago Cubs fans. You can show that you are a fan by creating and submitting an original and compelling story and photo exhibiting the most creative and passionate expression of loyalty and fandom (“Entry”). To submit your Entry, go to www.marqueesportsnetwork.com, click on the Contest banner, input all required data and upload photographs, in accordance with these Official Rules to be eligible. Employees of Marquee Sports Network, LLC (“Sponsor”), or its designees (“Judges”) will select one (1) potential winner during each Weekly Entry Period during the Contest Entry Period.
ELIGIBILITY: The Contest is only open to legal residents of the United States, excluding the states of Florida and New York, who are twenty-one (21) years of age or older at the time of entry. Employees, officers, and directors, and their immediate family members (spouse, parent, child, sibling, and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and members of the same household (whether or not related), of “Sponsor, Chicago Cubs Baseball Club, LLC (“Cubs”), Molson Coors Beverage Company (“Molson Coors”), and each of their respective parents, affiliated companies, subsidiaries, licensees, distributors, dealers, retailers, printers, advertising and promotion agencies, and any other entity associated with the Contest are not eligible to participate or win a prize. The Contest is subject to all applicable federal, state, territory, provincial, and local laws, rules, and regulations. Void where prohibited or restricted by law, rule or regulation.
ENTRY PERIOD: The Contest begins at 12:00 a.m. Central Time (“CT”) on April 4, 2023 and ends at 11:59 p.m. CT on September 25, 2023 (“Contest Entry Period”) and consists of weekly entry periods (each a “Weekly Entry Period”). Each Weekly Entry period starts at 12:00 a.m. CT on Monday of each week during the Contest Entry Period and ends at 11:59 p.m. CT the following Sunday during each week of the Contest Entry Period. You may enter the Contest via online entry only. No other method of entry will be accepted. Limit one (1) entry per person/email. Additional entries beyond the specified limit will be void.
JUDGING: The Judges will judge all eligible entries to determine one (1) weekly potential winner based on the following criteria: Creativity/Originality (40%), Expression of entrant’s loyalty to the Chicago Cubs (40%); and Uniqueness of story (20%). On the Monday following each Weekly Entry Period, one (1) potential winner, from among all eligible entries, will be deemed the weekly winning Entry, as determined by the Judges. Subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with the terms of these Official Rules, the potential winner will be declared the official winner (“Weekly Contest Winner”). In the event of a tie for any potential Weekly Contest Winner, the score for Creativity/Originality will be used as the tiebreaker. All non-winning entries shall carry over to subsequent Weekly Entry Periods throughout the duration of Contest Entry Period.
PRIZES: Twenty-Seven (27) Prizes to be Awarded (i.e., one (1) per Weekly Entry Period). Each Weekly Contest Winner will be featured on Marquee Sports Network’s Cubs Live! Pre-game show which is scheduled to air on the Friday of the subsequent Weekly Entry Period. (Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of the prize: No cash value).
PRIZE CONDITIONS: All prize details shall be determined in the sole and absolute discretion of Sponsor. Each winner is fully responsible for any and all applicable federal, state, territory, provincial, and local taxes (including income and withholding taxes). All costs and expenses associated with prize acceptance and use which are not specifically included in the prize description above, including but not limited to transportation, lodging, meals, gratuities, insurance, and other expenses, are the sole responsibility of the winner. The prize is non-transferable and non-assignable, with no cash redemptions except at Sponsor’s sole and absolute discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute any prize (or any portion thereof) with a prize of comparable or greater value at its sole and absolute discretion.
NOTIFICATION: Each potential winner will be notified at the email address provided at the time of entry (the “Prize Notification“). In the event that any potential winner does not respond to the Prize Notification within two (2) days of the date of issuance or declines the prize for any reason, a disqualification will result, the 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 received during the Entry Period, based on the Judges’ scores. Each potential winner may be required to submit his/her valid social security number and/or other identification to Sponsor and may receive an IRS Form 1099 for any prize valued at $600 or greater. Each potential winner may be required to execute and return an Affidavit of Eligibility and Release of Liability and, unless prohibited by law, a Release of Publicity, within two (2) days of the date of issuance. Failure to submit any identification required by Sponsor or to return any required documents within the specified time period, noncompliance with these Official Rules, the return of Prize Notification or of the prize (or any portion thereof) as non-deliverable, may result in the potential winner’s disqualification and prize forfeiture and, at Sponsor’s sole discretion and time permitting, may cause an alternate potential winner to be randomly selected from among all remaining eligible entries during the applicable Entry Period.
WAIVER OF LIABILITY/PUBLICITY RELEASE: By entering the Contest, each entrant agrees to (a) be bound by these Official Rules, including all entry requirements, and (b) waive any and all claims against Sponsor, Cubs, Sinclair Broadcast Group, Molson Coors, Miller Brewing Co., Twitter, Inc., Facebook, Inc., Apple, Inc., LinkedIn, and each of their respective parents, affiliated companies, subsidiaries, officers, directors, employees, agents, licensees, distributors, dealers, retailers, printers, representatives, advertising and promotion agencies, and any other company associated with the Contest, 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 participation in the Contest, receipt or use of any prize (or any portion thereof), or any travel or activity related thereto. By entering the Contest, each entrant gives his/her express permission to be contacted by Sponsor by telephone, email, and/or postal mail for Contest purposes. Each winner, by acceptance of the prize, grants to Sponsor, and each of their respective designees the right to publicize his/her name, city and state of residence, prize information, photograph, voice, statements, and/or other likeness for advertising, promotional, trade, and any other purpose, in any media or format now known or hereafter devised, throughout the world, in perpetuity, without limitation and without further compensation, consideration, permission or notification, unless prohibited by law.
GENERAL CONDITIONS: The decisions of Sponsor are final and binding on all matters relating to this Contest. Released Parties are not responsible for stolen, late, incomplete, illegible, inaccurate, misdirected, lost, misrouted, scrambled, damaged, delayed, undelivered, mutilated, postage-due, or garbled entries, transmissions, email, or mail; lost, interrupted, or unavailable network, cable, satellite, server, Internet Service Provider (ISP), wireless network, website, or other connections; availability, accessibility, miscommunications, or failures of computer, satellite, telephone, cable, or wireless transmissions or lines; computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures, or difficulties; wireless service congestion; failures or malfunctions of phones, phone lines, telephone systems, wireless towers, or cellular tower equipment; any error, omission, interruption, defect, or delay in wireless or other transmission, processing, or communication; printing, typographical, or other errors appearing within these Official Rules, in any Contest-related advertisements, or other materials; or any other errors, problems, or difficulties of any kind, whether human, mechanical, electronic, or other, relating to the Contest, including, without limitation, errors or difficulties which may occur in connection with administration of the Contest, processing of entries, announcement of any winner, or any Contest-related materials. Released Parties are also not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by website users (e.g., hacking) or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Contest. Released Parties are not responsible for injury or damage to entrant’s or to any other person’s computer and/or wireless device related to or resulting from participating in this Contest or downloading materials from or use of the Contest website. Persons who tamper with or abuse any aspect of the Contest or website; attempt to undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest by cheating, deception, or other unfair playing practices; intend to annoy, abuse, threaten, or harass any other entrant or any representative of Sponsor; or who are in violation of these Official Rules, as solely determined by Sponsor, will be disqualified and all associated entries will be void. Sponsor shall have the sole right to disqualify any entrant for violation of these Official Rules or any applicable laws relating to the Contest and to resolve all disputes in its sole discretion. Released Parties (a) make no warranty, guaranty, or representation of any kind concerning any prize (or any portion thereof) and (b) disclaim any implied warranty. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.
Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to modify, suspend, extend, or cancel the Contest (or any portion thereof) in the event Sponsor is prevented from executing the Contest as contemplated herein by any event beyond Sponsor’s control, including but not limited to: fire; flood; earthquake; explosion; public health crisis, pandemic or epidemic; labor dispute or strike; act of God or public enemy; network or equipment failure; riot or civil disturbance; terrorist threat or activity; war (declared or undeclared); court order; or federal, state, or local government law, order, or regulation. Sponsor also reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to modify, suspend, extend, or cancel the Contest (or any portion thereof) should virus, bugs, unauthorized human intervention, or other causes or events corrupt administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper operation of the Contest. 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 cancellation. Sponsor also reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to modify these Official Rules for clarification purposes without materially affecting the terms and conditions of the Contest.
CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE ASSOCIATED WITH THIS CONTEST OR UNDERMINE THE CONTENT OR LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS CONTEST MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND, SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR WILL DISQUALIFY ANY ENTRANT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ATTEMPT AND SPONSOR AND ITS RESPECTIVE AGENTS RESERVE THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS’ FEES) AND OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY PERSON(S) RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ATTEMPT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
Entries generated by a script, macro, or other mechanical or automated means will be disqualified. In the event of dispute as to the identity or eligibility of any potential winner based on email address, the winning entry will be declared made by the Authorized Account Holder of the email address submitted at the time of entry, provided he/she is eligible according to these Official Rules. The “Authorized Account Holder” is the natural person to whom the applicable ISP or other organization (such as a business or educational institution) has assigned the submitted email address for the domain associated with such email address.
ARBITRATION; CLASS ACTION WAIVER: As a condition of entering this Contest, each entrant agrees that (a) any and all disputes, claims, controversies, or causes of action arising out of or relating to this Contest or any prizes awarded (each, a “Claim“) shall be (i) arbitrated on an individual basis only and shall not be consolidated or joined with or in any arbitration or other proceeding involving a Claim of any other party and (ii) settled by binding arbitration in Cook County, Illinois before a single arbitrator appointed by JAMS in accordance with its then governing rules and procedures, and judgment on the award rendered by the arbitrator may be entered by any court having jurisdiction thereof; and (b) under no circumstance will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental, consequential, or any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses.
WINNER LIST: For the winners’ names, mail a request and a self-addressed stamped envelope to be received no later than ninety (90) days after the Contest Entry Period to: Marquee Sports Network’s Fan of the Week Contest presented by Miller Lite Winner List, c/o Marquee Sports Network, 3721 North Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60613.
SPONSOR: The Sponsor of this Contest is Marquee Sports Network, LLC, 3721 North Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60613.
All entry data provided via the online entry form is provided to Sponsor. This Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Twitter, Inc., Facebook, Inc. Apple, Inc., LinkedIn, and are not participants in or sponsors of this promotion.