Sports Crate Bringin’ The Heat Unboxing Sweepstakes Official Rules

Sponsor

The Sports Crate Bringin’ The Heat Unboxing sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is sponsored by Loot Crate, Inc. (“Loot Crate” or “Sponsor”).

Eligibility

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER TO WIN. Sweepstakes open to permanent, legal residents of the United States (excluding Rhode Island) who are eighteen (18) years of age or older (except in the case of legal residents of certain states where the legal age of majority is greater than eighteen (18) years of age, such legal age of majority) at the time of entry. Officers, directors, agents, and employees of Sponsor, its subsidiaries, affiliates, and advertising and promotion agencies, MLB Entities (“MLB Entities” shall mean the Office of the Commissioner of Baseball “BOC”, its Bureaus, Committees, Subcommittees and Councils, MLB Advanced Media, L.P. (“MLBAM” or “MLB.com”), Major League Baseball Properties, Inc., BAMTech, LLC, The MLB Network, LLC, the Major League Baseball Clubs (“Clubs”), each of their parent, subsidiary, affiliated and related entities, any entity which, now or in the future, controls, is controlled by, or is under common control with the Clubs or the BOC, and the owners, general and limited partners, shareholders, directors, officers, employees and agents of the foregoing entities), and any other entity involved in the development or administration of this Sweepstakes, and members of their immediate families (spouses, parents, children, and siblings and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and/or those living in the same household of each, whether or not related, are not eligible to enter or win the Sweepstakes. All applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations apply. Void in Rhode Island and where prohibited by law.

Duration

The Sweepstakes entry period (the “Sweepstakes Period”) begins at 12:01am Eastern Time (“ET”) on May 15, 2017, and ends at 11:59 a.m. ET on June 9 (the “Sweepstakes Entry Period End Date”).

How To Enter

Eligible individuals may enter the Sweepstakes in either of the following two (2) ways: by Instagram or by Twitter. An Instagram entry and Twitter entry may be referred to herein individually as an “Entry” and collectively as “Entries”. Limit of one Instagram entry per person per Instagram account per Participating Club during the Sweepstakes Period. Limit of one Twitter entry per person per Twitter account per Participating Club during the Sweepstakes Period. All entries must be received during the sweepstakes period.

You may enter by submitting a video that is a minimum of :30 seconds in length that includes all of these required elements: 1) shows you doing an unboxing of one of the Participating Club boxes with the theme Bringin’ The Heat, 2) shows the Participating Club box on screen, 3) features an audible call out of the Participating Club name that is being featured in your unboxing video, and 4) shows a minimum of one item from inside the box in the video; the video with all of the required elements will collectively be called the “Submission Video”. The maximum submission video length and upload size is based on the terms and conditions of the platform being used. “Participating Clubs” shall mean Boston Red Sox, Chicago Cubs, Detroit Tigers, Kansas City Royals, Los Angeles Dodgers, New York Mets, New York Yankees, San Francisco Giants, St. Louis Cardinals, and Texas Rangers.

For each submission entry, you should either be the creator of the video or have permission from the person who created it. You need permission from any person other than you that appears in your video to be featured in the video that is submitted in the sweepstakes. The video you upload may not contain any elements that violate a third party’s copyrights or trademark rights. Do not include music in your video unless you have properly licensed the music and can provide the appropriate documentation, if requested by Sponsor.

ENTRY VIA INSTAGRAM: You must have an Instagram account and have your account settings set to public (not private) and be a follower of the Sports Crate (@SportsCrate) Instagram account. If you do not have an Instagram account, download the free Instagram app from your device's app store and create an account. Registration for and use of Instagram and other Instagram applications are subject to Instagram's terms and conditions and Sponsor has no responsibility with respect to such registration or use. To enter during the Sweepstakes Period, you must upload a submission video and tag @SportsCrate and include the hashtags #SPORTSCRATESWEEPSTAKES and #BRINGINGTHEHEAT in the caption before sharing your submission video. If entrant’s video post does not contain both of the specified hashtags and include the tag @SportsCrate, then entrant will not be entered into the random drawing. Duplicate submission videos will not be accepted. Instagram entries must comply with Instagram’s Terms of Service available at www.Instagram.com. The person uploading the submission video must be the authorized account holder and user of Instagram.

ENTRY VIA TWITTER: You must be a registered member of Twitter with a public profile. If you are not a registered member of Twitter, please visit http://www.Twitter.com to register for a free account. Registration for and use of Twitter and other Twitter applications are subject to Twitter’s terms and conditions and Sponsor has no responsibility with respect to such registration or use. To enter during the Sweepstakes Period, you must upload your submission video and tag @SportsCrate and include the hashtags #SPORTSCRATESWEEPSTAKES and #BRINGINGTHEHEAT in the caption before sharing your submission video. The Twitter submission to the sweepstakes must conform to the 140-character limitation. Duplicate submission videos will not be accepted. Entries that do not include the designated hashtags and tag @SportsCrate may be discarded or ignored and not eligible for entry. Twitter entries must comply with Twitter Terms of Service and Twitter Rules available at www.Twitter.com. The person uploading the submission video must be the authorized account holder and user of Twitter.

Content Restrictions For Instagram And Twitter Submission(s) (collectively, “Social Media Entries”)

The Social Media Entries should not: - Contain material that violates, misappropriates, or infringes upon any law or regulation, the rights of any third party, including any copyright, trademark, or any rights of publicity or privacy, or any other intellectual property or proprietary rights;

  • Disparage any person or entity;

  • Contain material that is inappropriate, indecent, obscene, hateful, tortious, and/or defamatory;

  • Contain material that promotes bigotry, racism, hatred or harm against any group or individual or promotes discrimination based on race, gender, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age;

  • Contain the names or identifies any individual other than the entrant

  • Contain material that is unlawful, in violation of our contrary to the laws or regulations in any jurisdiction where the Submission Video is create.

Entries containing any of the above elements or content or otherwise in violation of these Official Rules, or containing any other content, display, materials and/or images that are or could be considered objectionable or infringing, inappropriate, unsuitable or offensive, as determined by Sponsor, in Sponsor’s sole discretion, may be disqualified.

License and Rights

Once submitted, Content becomes the sole property of Sponsor (subject to the terms and conditions and rights of Instagram and Twitter) and cannot be modified by entrant. By submitting an entry, each entrant gives permission (and warrants and represents that he/she has obtained all rights necessary from third parties to give such permission and grant the license herein described) to Sponsor and its licensees, sublicensees, successors, and assigns (collectively, the “Rights Holders”), the exclusive, irrevocable, perpetual, worldwide, royalty-free, transferable, sublicenseable right and license (including but not limited to, all intellectual property and proprietary rights including without limitation patents, trademarks, and copyrights) to use, perform, exhibit, reproduce, manufacture, construct, tailor, distribute, sell, offer to sell, import and/or otherwise exploit the entry/Content in any manner and in any and all distribution channels, venues or media now known or hereafter devised (collectively, the “License”). The rights granted pursuant to the License shall also include, without limitation, the right to: (a) change, alter, distort, edit or revise the entry/Content, or any part thereof; and (b) make derivative works based on the entry, or any part thereof. Entrant agrees to sign any documents required by Sponsor upon request (and without compensation) to confirm such License. The preceding grant of rights is expressly made subject to any rights retained by Instagram or Twitter. Entrant further agrees that (a) Sponsor does not owe him/her a duty of confidence (or fiduciary duty or the like) and that he/she has no expectation of privacy as to his/her entry and (b) Sponsor has wide access to ideas, stories, designs and other literary/artistic materials submitted to it from outside sources or being developed by its own employees and that such ideas/stories/designs/literary/artistic materials may be competitive with, similar to (or even identical to) his/her entry and that Sponsor shall have no liability to entrant or any third party in conjunction therewith.

Sponsor grants to each qualified entrant a limited, non-transferable, non-exclusive, non-sublicensable, revocable right to use its and/or its licensor's trademarks solely for purposes of and limited to their entry submitted in this Sweepstakes; such right and license will automatically expire without further act of any party at the expiration of the Sweepstakes Period, unless specifically extended on an individual basis by Sponsor in writing in its sole discretion. Any other use of Sponsor’s and/or its licensors’ trademarks will be a violation of Sponsor’s or its applicable licensors’ intellectual property rights.

Drawings, Winner Selection, and Notification

There will be one drawing for each Participating Club (each, a “Participating Club Drawing”) at the end of the Sweepstakes Period to be held on or around June 12, 2017 (“Sweepstakes Drawing Date”); Sweepstakes Drawing Date for Participating Club Drawings is subject to change, at sole discretion of Sponsor. Each Participating Club Drawing will be a random drawing from among all eligible Entries received. The number of potential winners randomly selected for each Participating Club Drawing will be determined by Sponsor at its sole discretion based on the number of available prizes for such Participating Club. Winner(s) may not win more than one prize per Participating Club. Sponsor will notify potential winner(s) via the email or via direct message on social media platform handle provided at the time of entry within two (2) business days of the drawing and give written instructions on how to claim the prize. Sponsor may, at its sole discretion, make one (1) additional attempt to notify potential winner(s) within three (3) days after initial email or direct message notification was sent. Sponsor and MLB Entities are not responsible for undelivered emails or direct messages, whether due to entrant error, technical error, Sponsor error, or other issue. Once a chosen potential winner has responded to Sponsor via email or direct message and has been deemed an official winner, then Sponsor will provide winner with the specific guidelines as to how the winner must claim the prize. Potential winner(s) who either fail to follow the instructions for claiming a prize or to respond to Sponsor within the designated time frame will forfeit the prize. Each potential winner may be required to execute and return an affidavit of eligibility, release of liability, and IRS W-9 form, and, except where prohibited, a publicity release (collectively “Sweepstakes Documents”) within four (4) days of accepting the prize. If a potential winner cannot be reached, or (s)he is found to be ineligible or does not or cannot comply with these Official Rules, then the potential winner will be disqualified. Sponsor, at its sole discretion, may choose an alternate potential winner from among all remaining eligible Entries for the applicable Participating Club Drawing.
Subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with these Official Rules, and once all required Sweepstakes Documents have been correctly completed and received from the potential winner, per these Official Rules, the potential winner shall become an official winner for the Sweepstakes.
All Federal, state, and local tax liabilities related to the value of the prize awarded are the sole responsibility of each individual winner.

Prizes

The prizes to be awarded in each Participating Club Drawing are listed below by Participating Club.

BOSTON RED SOX

Eight (8) Red Sox Autographed Memorabilia prizes will be awarded. Eight (8) winners will each receive one (1) autographed item determined by Sponsor at its sole discretion signed by one (1) Red Sox player determined by Sponsor at its sole discretion. ARV of each such prize: $100.

CHICAGO CUBS

Four (4) Chicago Cubs Autographed Memorabilia prizes will be awarded. Four (4) winners will each receive one (1) autographed item determined by Sponsor at its sole discretion signed by one (1) Chicago Cubs player determined by Sponsor at its sole discretion. ARV of each such prize: $100.

DETROIT TIGERS

Two (2) Detroit Tigers Autographed Memorabilia prizes will be awarded. Two (2) winners will each receive one (1) autographed item determined by Sponsor at its sole discretion signed by one (1) Detroit Tigers player determined by Sponsor at its sole discretion. ARV of each such prize: $100.

KANSAS CITY ROYALS

One (1) Kansas City Royals Autographed Memorabilia prizes will be awarded. One (1) winners will each receive one (1) autographed item determined by Sponsor at its sole discretion signed by one (1) Kansas City Royals player determined by Sponsor at its sole discretion. ARV of each such prize: $100.

LOS ANGELES DODGERS

Four (4) Los Angeles Dodgers Autographed Memorabilia prizes will be awarded. Four (4) winners will each receive one (1) autographed item determined by Sponsor at its sole discretion signed by one (1) Los Angeles Dodgers player determined by Sponsor at its sole discretion. ARV of each such prize: $100.

NEW YORK METS

Four (4) New York Mets Autographed Memorabilia prizes will be awarded. Four (4) winners will each receive one (1) autographed item determined by Sponsor at its sole discretion signed by one (1) New York Mets player determined by Sponsor at its sole discretion. ARV of each such prize: $100.

NEW YORK YANKEES

Eight (8) New York Yankees Autographed Memorabilia prizes will be awarded. Eight (8) winners will each receive one (1) autographed item determined by Sponsor at its sole discretion signed by one (1) New York Yankees player determined by Sponsor at its sole discretion. ARV of each such prize: $100.

SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS

Four (4) San Francisco Giants Autographed Memorabilia prizes will be awarded. Four (4) winners will each receive one (1) autographed item determined by Sponsor at its sole discretion signed by one (1) San Francisco Giants player determined by Sponsor at its sole discretion. ARV of each such prize $100.

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS

Eight (8) St. Louis Cardinals Autographed Memorabilia prizes will be awarded. Eight (8) winners will each receive one (1) autographed item determined by Sponsor at its sole discretion signed by one (1) St. Louis Cardinals player determined by Sponsor at its sole discretion. ARV of each such prize: $100.

TEXAS RANGERS

One (1) Texas Rangers Autographed Memorabilia prizes will be awarded. One (1) winner will each receive one (1) autographed item determined by Sponsor at its sole discretion signed by one (1) Texas Rangers player determined by Sponsor at its sole discretion. ARV of each such prize: $100.

Conditions and restrictions may apply to prizing as allowed by applicable law. Any difference between the stated approximate retail value and actual value will not be awarded. Odds of winning depend upon the total number of eligible Entries received for the applicable Participating Club as of the Sweepstakes Period end date.
All Federal, state, and local tax liabilities related to the value of the prizes awarded are the sole responsibility of each individual winner.
Prizes are not transferable, assignable, or redeemable for cash. No substitution for a prize by a winner will be allowed. If necessary, due to unavailability of a prize for any reason, a prize of comparable or lesser value may be awarded at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. Prizes may not be sold, bartered or exchanged by winners. Prizes are provided "as is" and without any warranty of any kind. Winners are responsible for all taxes and fees associated with prize receipt and/or use. Awarding of a prize is subject to the winner’s acceptance of all requisite conditions within these Official Rules and winner’s ability and agreement to grant the rights set forth in these Official Rules. By accepting a prize, winner acknowledges compliance with these Official Rules.

Additional Terms

All Entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned. Entry constitutes permission (except where prohibited by law) to use entrant's name, city, state, likeness, image, photograph, and/or voice for purposes of advertising, promotion, and publicity in any and all media now or hereafter known, throughout the world in perpetuity, without additional compensation, notification, permission or approval. By entering the Sweepstakes, each entrant agrees for entrant and for entrant's heirs, executors, and administrators (a) to release and hold harmless Sponsor, MLB Entities, all prize providers, and each of their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, and any other person or entity involved in the development or administration of the Sweepstakes, and each of their respective directors, officers, employees and assigns (collectively, "Released Parties") from any liability, illness, injury, death, loss, litigation, or damage that may occur, directly or indirectly, whether caused by negligence or not, from such entrant's participation in the Sweepstakes and/or his/her acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of any prize or any portion thereof (including any travel related thereto); (b) to indemnify Released Parties from any and all liability resulting or arising from the Sweepstakes and to hereby acknowledge that Released Parties have neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation, or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to any prize, including express warranties provided exclusively by prize suppliers that are sent along with any prize; (c) if selected as a winner, to the posting of such entrant's name on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube and/or www.sportscrate.com, and the use by Released Parties of such name, and entrant's voice, image, and/or likeness for publicity, promotional, and advertising purposes in any and all media now or hereafter known, throughout the world in perpetuity, without additional compensation, notification, permission or approval and, upon request, to the giving of consent, in writing, to such use; and (d) to be bound by these Official Rules and to waive any right to claim any ambiguity or error herein or in the Sweepstakes itself, and to be bound by all decisions of Sponsor, which are binding and final. Failure to comply with these conditions may result in disqualification from the Sweepstakes. The MLB Entities (a) make no warranty, guaranty or representation of any kind concerning any prize (or any portion thereof), and (b) disclaim any implied warranty. The Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, administered, produced or executed by any MLB Entity. Major League Baseball trademarks, service marks and copyrights are proprietary to the MLB Entities. All rights reserved. Sponsor reserves the right to permanently disqualify any person it believes has intentionally violated these Official Rules. Any attempt to deliberately damage the Sweepstakes or the operation thereof is unlawful and subject to legal action by Sponsor, who may seek damages to the fullest extent permitted by law. The failure of Sponsor or MLB Entities to comply with any provision of these Official Rules due to an act of God, hurricane, war, fire, riot, earthquake, terrorism, act of public enemies, actions of governmental authorities outside of the control of Sponsor and MLB Entities, or other "force majeure" event will not be considered a breach of these Official Rules. Released Parties assume no responsibility for any injury or damage to entrants' or to any other person's computer relating to or resulting from entering or downloading materials or software in connection with the Sweepstakes. Released Parties are not responsible for telecommunications, network, electronic, technical, or computer failures of any kind; for inaccurate transcription of entry information; for errors in any promotional or marketing materials or in these Official Rules; for any human or electronic error; or for entries that are stolen, misdirected, garbled, delayed, lost, late, damaged, or returned. Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, modify, or suspend the Sweepstakes or any element thereof (including, without limitation, these Official Rules) without notice in any manner and for any reason (including, without limitation, in the event of any unanticipated occurrence that is not fully addressed in these Official Rules). In the event of cancellation, modification, or suspension, Sponsor reserves the right to select a winner or winners, in its sole discretion, in a random drawing(s) from among all eligible, non-suspect Entries received for the applicable Participating Club prior to the time of the event warranting such cancellation, modification, or suspension. Notice of such cancellation, modification, or suspension will be posted at www.sportscrate.com. Sponsor may prohibit any entrant or potential entrant from participating in the Sweepstakes, if such entrant or potential entrant shows a disregard for these Official Rules; acts with an intent to annoy, abuse, threaten, or harass any other entrant, Sponsor, or Sponsor's agents or representatives or MLB Entities; or behaves in any other disruptive manner (as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion). DISPUTES: THE SWEEPSTAKE IS GOVERNED BY, AND WILL BE CONSTRUED IN ACCORDANCE WITH, THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA, WITHOUT REGARD TO ITS CONFLICTS OF LAW PRINCIPLES, AND THE FORUM AND VENUE FOR ANY DISPUTE SHALL BE IN LOS ANGELES, CA. IF THE CONTROVERSY OR CLAIM IS NOT OTHERWISE RESOLVED THROUGH DIRECT DISCUSSIONS OR MEDIATION, IT SHALL THEN BE RESOLVED BY FINAL AND BINDING ARBITRATION PURSUANT TO THE "ARBITRATION AGREEMENT AND CLASS ACTION WAIVER" SECTION SET FORTH SPONSOR’S TERMS OF SERVICE LOCATED AT WWW.SPORTSCRATE.COM.

Winners List/Official Rules

After confirmations of winners and prizes have been claimed, winners will be announced on Sports Crate social media channels and/or online at www.sportscrate.com.