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Official Rules

 

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.  VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW.  BY ENTERING THE PROMOTION, YOU AGREE TO THESE OFFICIAL RULES, WHICH ARE A CONTRACT, SO READ THEM CAREFULLY BEFORE ENTERING.

  1. PROMOTION TIMING: The #UFCFanArt (the “Promotion”) entry period begins on Saturday, June 8, 2019 at 12:00:01 a.m. Pacific Daylight Time ("PDT") and ends on Saturday, June 29, 2019 at 11:59:59 p.m. PDT (the “Entry Period”). All Eligible Entries will be reviewed for compliance with these Official Rules (“Official Rules”) and, if compliant, will be made available for judging. The Judges will judge all eligible entries to determine the one (1) Grand Reward Promotion winner. The Sponsor’s database clock will be the timekeeper for the Promotion.

 

Entry in the Promotion does not constitute entry into any other promotion, contest or sweepstakes. By participating in the Promotion, each entrant unconditionally accepts and agrees to comply with and abide by these Official Rules and the decisions of

Zuffa, LLC dba UFC® Ultimate Fighting Championship® (“UFC” or “Sponsor”)

PO Box 26959, Las Vegas, Nevada 89126 (the “Sponsor” and “Judge”), and/or Cohen-Friedberg Associates, LLC, Framingham, MA 01702 www.cfapromo.com  (the “Administrator”) whose decisions shall be final and legally binding in all respects and not subject to further review in any forum. 

 

  1. ELIGIBILITY: You must be eighteen (18) years of age or older to enter the at the time of entry (“Entrant”). Sponsor, Judge, Administrator, and each of its respective companies, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, and any and all other companies associated with the Promotion (collectively, the “Promotion Entities”), and each of their immediate family members and/or people living in the same household are not eligible to participate. All eligibility is subject to all federal, state and local laws and regulations. All entries submitted are the property of the Sponsor. The Promotion shall be void where prohibited or restricted by law.

 

  1. HOW TO ENTER:

         

1.1 You must create and submit an original piece of art inspired by UFC 239. You may explore the full fight card and its themes. You may also use one athlete, all athletes or no athletes. This is your chance to let your UFC fandom shine. Your design and illustration may include current themes or favorite icons associated with UFC (“Eligible Entry”).

          

1.2 Original art submissions dimensions: 27” x 40” in 300dpi or as hi-res as possible.

 

1.3 Your Eligible Entry must comply with these Official Rules and may not contain any of the Prohibited Content set forth below.

 

            1.4 Limit: One (1) entry per person per original piece of art.

           

Follow these steps to enter:

 

Post your original art on your Instagram or Twitter social media site along with the hashtag #UFCFanArt along with mention @UFC in your copy.

           

Your entry will be reviewed for compliance and if approved it will be entered in to the judging process and appear on the Sponsor’s micro site at UFC.com/FanArt. Instagram's terms of use (http://instagram.com/about/legal/terms/#), Twitter's terms of service (https://twitter.com/tos) apply. Entries that do not include the hashtag #UFCFanArt along with mention @UFC will not be recognized as an entry. Each Instagram and Twitter Entrant must be an active holder of a non-private account to be eligible to enter the Promotion via social media (i.e., Entrant must make sure his or her posts/tweets are set to “public” and not “private”).

 

Proof of delivery or receipt of entry will not be deemed by the Sponsor as proof of entry into the Promotion.  All entries become the sole property of Sponsor.  Entries will not be acknowledged or returned.  All entries are subject to verification and approval by the Sponsor. Entries that do not meet the requirements for the original art specified below or otherwise do not comply with the Official Rules herein will be disqualified. Any attempted form of entry other than as described herein is void. Sponsor will determine in its sole discretion, what constitutes a valid entry. All materials submitted become the property of the Sponsor and will not be returned or acknowledged. 

 

Sponsor reserves the right to cancel or modify the Promotion if fraud or technical failures impair the integrity of the Promotion as determined by the Sponsor, in its sole discretion, and to award the Reward based on Eligible Entries received prior to the cancellation.

 

      If you opt to access the Promotion via your wireless mobile device (only available via       participating wireless carriers), data rates may apply for each message sent or received     from your handset according to the terms and conditions of your service agreement with your wireless carrier. Other charges may apply (such as normal airtime and carrier    charges as well as charges for wireless Internet access) and may appear on your mobile   phone bill or be deducted from your prepaid account balance. Wireless carriers' rate          plans may vary, and you should contact your wireless carrier for more information on       messaging rate plans and charges relating to your participation in the Promotion. Mobile device service may not be available in all areas. Check your phone's capabilities for   specific instructions. Sponsor is not responsible for any charges.

 

BY SUBMITTING AN ENTRY, ENTRANT ACKNOWLEDGES THAT HIS/HER ENTRY MAY BE POSTED ACROSS ANY OR ALL OF THE SPONSOR’S AND OTHER RELEASED PARTIES’ DIGITAL AND SOCIAL ASSETS, AT THE SPONSOR’S DISCRETION. Submission of an entry grants the Sponsor and its agents the right to publish, use, adapt, edit, publicly perform and/or modify such entry in any way, in any and all media, including for use in advertising and marketing, without limitation, and without consideration to Entrant.

 

            Prohibited Content:

 

Entries must not violate the rights of any other party, including but not limited to intellectual property rights or rights of privacy/publicity.

            Entry submissions may not contain, as determined by the Sponsor, in its sole discretion, any material or content that:

            a) is sexually explicit or suggestive; unnecessarily violent or derogatory of any ethnic,      racial,             gender, religious, professional or age group; profane or pornographic; contains     nudity;

b) promotes alcohol, illegal drugs, tobacco, firearms/weapons (or the use of any of the foregoing); promotes any activities that may appear unsafe or dangerous; promotes any particular political agenda or message;

c) includes obscene or offensive messages; endorsement of any form of hate or hate group; duplication of any other submission; depicts UFC athletes in vulgar, inappropriate, or scenarios harmful to the character of UFC or its athletes;

d) promotes terrorist acts, such as providing instructions on how assemble bombs, grenades and other such weapons or providing instructional information about illegal activities;

e) defames, misrepresents or contains disparaging remarks about Sponsor, its athletes or products or other people or companies;     

            f) includes personal identification, such as personal names or e-mail addresses;

            g) includes messages or images inconsistent with the positive images and/or good will to which the Sponsor wishes to associate;

            h) infringes the rights of any third party; and/or

            i) violates any law;                   

 

Entrant’s Representations: By entering the Promotion you represent and warrant that (a) the submission is Entrant’s original work product and does not infringe the rights of any third party, (b) publication of the submission via various media will not infringe the rights of any third party and (c) the submission has not been previously published in any medium.  Each Entrant will indemnify and hold harmless Sponsor and other Released Parties (defined below) from any claims to the contrary. Any Entrant whose work includes likenesses of third parties or contains elements not owned by Entrant (such as, but not limited to, depictions of persons, buildings, trademarks or logos) must be able to provide legal releases for such use including the Sponsor’s use of such entry, in a form satisfactory to Administrator, upon request, prior to awarding of Reward.

 

Entry Notes: Entrant will be able to review his or her entry prior to submission, but once any entry is submitted, Entrant cannot access/revise such entry in any way. Entries made on another’s behalf by any individuals or other entities, including but not limited to, commercial contest/sweepstakes subscription notification and/or entering services, will be declared invalid and disqualified for the Promotion. Tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Promotion is prohibited and any entries deemed by Sponsor, in his sole discretion, to have been submitted in this manner will be void. In the event a dispute regarding the identity of the individual who actually submitted an entry cannot be resolved to Sponsor’s satisfaction, the affected entry will be deemed ineligible. By entering, all Entrants release the Sponsor, Judge, Administrator, Reward Suppliers, and their parent, subsidiary and affiliated entities including, all of their respective shareholders, officers, directors, employees, agents, contractors, attorneys, successors and assigns (the “Released Parties”) from and against all claims and damages arising out of or in connection with each Entrant's participation and/or entry in the Promotion and/or his/her receipt or use of the Reward awarded in the Promotion.
  

Sponsor is not responsible for problems downloading or uploading any Promotion-related information to or from the web site or for any other technical malfunctions of electronic equipment, computer on-line systems, servers, or providers, computer hardware or software failures, phone lines, failure of any electronic mail entry to be received by Sponsor on account of technical problems, traffic, congestion on the internet or the web site, or any other technical problems related to web site entries including telecommunication miscommunication or failure, and failed, lost, delayed, incomplete, garbled or misdirected communications which may limit an Entrant’s ability to participate in the Promotion.

  

  1. WINNER’S REWARD:

 

Winner will receive exposure on UFC’s social media sites and the winning artwork will be displayed throughout the UFC Fan Experience to be conducted in Las Vegas, NV during International Fight Week.

 

Sponsor to determine exposure in its sole discretion, based on availability.

 

  1. WINNER SELECTION:

 

The Sponsor, in its sole discretion, will select the winning artwork submission.

 

  1. WINNER NOTIFICATION: The Promotion winner will be notified by Direct Message via Instagram or Twitter, by the Sponsor requesting confirmation of the winner’s name and mailing address. The winner is subject to verification. Potential Promotion winner will also be required to complete, sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility/Liability Release, and, where lawful, a Publicity Release (a/k/a Declaration), within (5) days of attempted notification. If a potential winner fails to respond to any notification attempt within (5) days, or if any attempted notification is returned as undeliverable, or if a potential winner fails to complete and return any required affidavit or release within the specified time period, the potential winner may be disqualified and an alternate winner may be selected from the remaining Eligible Entries received.

Once eligibility has been verified and the Sponsor receives the Reward winner’s requested information, the Sponsor will arrange to award the Reward. Reward winner must reply with all required information in order to receive their Reward.

 

  1. PUBLICITY RELEASE/ASSIGNMENT OF RIGHTS: Entry constitutes permission for the Promotion Entities to use Entrant’s entry materials, name, photograph, likeness,

voice, biographical information, statements and complete address (collectively, the "Attributes"), for advertising and/or publicity purposes worldwide and in all forms of media now known or hereafter devised, in perpetuity, without further compensation or authorization, (except where prohibited by law), and releases the Promotion Entities from all claims arising out of the use of such Attributes. All information regarding Entrants collected by Sponsor and/or their agents and contractors will be treated in accordance with the Sponsor’s privacy policies. Please review Sponsor's privacy policy at https://www.ufc.com/privacy-policy. By entering the Promotion, each Entrant agrees that information submitted in connection with the Promotion may be used as permitted pursuant to the privacy policies, and otherwise in connection with the administration of the Promotion.

 

Submission of an entry grants the Sponsor and its agents the right to record, copy, publish, use, edit, exhibit, distribute, perform, merchandise, license, sublicense, adapt and/or modify such entry in any way, in any and all media, without limitation and without any compensation to the entrant. Submission of an entry further constitutes the entrant's consent to irrevocably assign and transfer to Sponsor any and all rights, title and interest in the entry, including, without limitation, all copyrights. 

 

  1. DISQUALIFICATION: CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE ASSOCIATED WITH THIS PROMOTION OR UNDERMINE THE CONTENT OR LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS PROMOTION IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAW. SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS’ FEES) AND OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY PERSON OR PERSONS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ATTEMPT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.  Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who is found to have tampered with the entry process or the operation of the Promotion, to be acting in violation of these Official Rules, or to be acting in an unsportsman-like or disruptive manner, or with the intent to disrupt or undermine the legitimate operation of the Promotion, or to disparage, annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. No incomplete, forged, software-generated or other automated multiple entries will be accepted. The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Official Rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. In the event any provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable or illegal, these rules shall otherwise remain in effect and shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or illegal provision were not contained herein.

 

  1. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: None of the Released Parties shall be held responsible for, and Entrant hereby releases the Released Parties from any claims arising from or in any way relating to: (i) late, lost, delayed, illegible, damaged, corrupted or incomplete entries, incorrect or inaccurate capture of, damage to, or loss of entries or entry information or technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to the malfunctioning of any computer, cable, network, hardware or software; (ii) the unavailability or inaccessibility of any transmissions or telephone or Internet service; (iii) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Promotion; (iv) electronic or human error which may occur in the administration of the Promotion or the processing of entries; (v) any injury or damage to persons or property, including but not limited to Entrant's computer, hardware or software, which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrant's participation in the Promotion  (vi) use of any Reward and (vii) the judging process including the outcome of the Promotion.

 

By entering, each Entrant fully releases and agrees to hold each of the Released Parties harmless from and against any and all claims, liability, damages, and demands arising out of or relating to participation in the Promotion, the Promotion process and/or any use of the winner’s name, likeness, voice and/or biographical information as permitted hereunder, including without limitation all claims, liabilities, damages, and demands based on any personal injury, property damages or loss or death.  Entrants assume all liability for any injury or damage caused, or claimed to be caused, by participation in the Promotion or the use of the microsite. 

 

  1. DISQUALIFICATION/FORCE MAJEURE: In the event (a) an insufficient number of Eligible Entries are received,  (b) a virus, bugs, or entrant fraud or misconduct affect or corrupt the administration, integrity, security or proper operation of the Promotion, (c) Sponsor deems necessary in order to comply with the terms of use or terms of service of any applicable social media platform or in connection with changes to such terms, or (d) Sponsor is prevented from awarding the Reward or continuing with the Promotion as contemplated herein by any event beyond his control, including but not limited to, fire, flood, natural or man-made epidemic of health of other means, earthquake, explosion, labor dispute or strike, act of God or public enemy, satellite or equipment failure, riot or civil disturbance, terrorist threat or activity, war (declared or undeclared) or any federal state or local government law, order, or regulation, public health crisis (e.g. SARS), order of any court or jurisdiction, or other cause not reasonably within Sponsor’s control, then Sponsor shall have the right to modify, suspend, or terminate the Promotion. If the Promotion is terminated before the designated end date, Sponsor will (if possible) select all eligible, non-suspect entries received as of the date of the event, giving rise to the termination. Inclusion in such selection process shall be each Entrant’s sole and exclusive remedy under such circumstances. Only the type and quantity of Reward described in these Official Rules will be awarded.

 

  1.  DISPUTES: Except where prohibited, entrant agrees that: (1) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Promotion or any Reward awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the state of Nevada (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) unless otherwise prohibited, 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 entrant and Sponsor in connection with the Promotion shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the state of Nevada, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the state of Nevada or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the state of Nevada.

 

  1. WINNER’S LIST: To obtain the name of the winner, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to: #UFCFanArt Promotion Winner, PO Box 2312, Framingham, MA 01703-2312. All such requests must be received by July 15, 2019.

             

You are supplying your information to the Sponsor and not Instagram or Twitter. Instagram and Twitter are not Sponsors of this Promotion.

 

The use of any UFC athlete, name or trademark in connection with the Promotion is solely for the purpose of describing such Promotion and is not intended to suggest any affiliation or sponsorship.