#CLMissUSA TWITTER PARTY OFFICIAL RULES
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
The Twitter Party (the "Party") and all Sweepstakes surrounding the Party is sponsored by the National Onion Association ("Sponsor"). The Party is governed by these official rules ("Official Rules"). By participating in the Party, each entrant agrees to abide by these Official Rules, including all eligibility requirements, and understands that the results of the Party, as determined by Sponsor and its agents, are final in all respects.
Eligibility: Entrant must be a legal a resident of the [fifty (50)] United States, or the District of Columbia who is 18 or older as of Sunday, June 16, 2013. Employees of Sponsor, its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies and their family/household members (defined as parents, spouse, children, siblings, grandparents) are not eligible to enter. Void outside the fifty United States, the District of Columbia,and where prohibited, taxed, or restricted by law. All federal, state and/or local rules and regulations apply.
How to Enter the Twitter Party Sweepstakes: To enter, participate in the Twitter Party held on http://www.twitter.com on Sunday, June 16, 2013 from 9:00 pm to 11:00 pm EST. Entrant must have a valid, free Twitter account (http://www.twitter.com). Entrant must also complete party registration form found on the TweeParties, Inc. web site at http://www.tweeparties.com/parties. Entrant must also tweet at least once during the party using the hashtag #CLMissUSA. During the Party, an employee or representative acting on behalf of Sponsor will randomly select winners from all of those participants who registered for the party on or before the start of the party at 9:00 pm EST on Sunday, June 16, 2013. Winners will be randomly selected through numerical drawings from http://www.random.org.
Twitter Party Sweepstakes Winner Selection: Winners will be selected between 9:00 pm and 11:00 p.m. EST on Sunday, June 16, 2013, and will be selected randomly from the list of registrants. Each entrant is responsible for monitoring his/her Twitter account for prize notification and receipt or other communications related to this Sweepstakes. In the event that an original prize winner does not meet Official Rules or eligibility requirements, or he/she forfeits the prize, Sponsor will award prize to an alternate entrant. Process will continue until prize is awarded. Upon the request of the Sponsor, the potential winner may be required to return an Affidavit of Eligibility, a Liability Release, and an IRS W-9 form. If a potential winner fails to comply with these official rules, that potential winner will be disqualified. Only one prize will be awarded per person or per Twitter ID/account.
Twitter Party Sweepstakes Conditions: Sponsor has no obligation to advise an entrant of an incomplete or otherwise non-compliant entry. Sponsor is not responsible for any misdirected, lost, late, invalid, unintelligible, incomplete, garbled, delayed entries, undeliverable Twitter updates, technical problems, malfunctions of computers, servers, phone lines, lost connections, or any other system failures. Proof of submission of an entry will not be deemed proof of receipt. Receipt of entries will not be acknowledged nor will proof of submission of an entry form be deemed proof of receipt. In the event of a dispute as to any entry, the authorized account holder of the Twitter account used to enter will be deemed to be the entrant. A potential winner may be requested to provide Sponsor with proof that the potential winner is the authorized account holder of the Twitter ID associated with the winning entry. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any entry that, in the sole opinion of the sponsor, refers, depicts or in any way reflects negatively upon the sponsor, the promotion or any other person or entity. By participating, entrants and winner(s) agree to release and hold harmless Sponsor, and its parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotions agencies, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers and directors, from any and all liability, for loss, harm, damage, injury, cost or expense whatsoever including without limitation, property damage, personal injury and/or death which may occur in connection with, preparation for, travel to, or participation in Sweepstakes, or possession, acceptance and/or use or misuse of prize or participation in any Sweepstakes-related activity and for any claims based on publicity rights, defamation or invasion of privacy and merchandise delivery.
CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEB SITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR(S) RESERVE(S) THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
Prizes: One (1) Grand Prize Winner will receive one Prize Set that includes two pairs of Chinese Laundry shoes plus a gift bag valued at $150.00 USD. Twelve (12) Second Prize winners will each receive a pair of Chinese Laundry shoes valued at $60.00 USD. There are no other prizes. All prizes are non-transferable. There may be no cash or other substitutions of prizes by winner. However, Sponsor reserves the right to substitute similar prizes of equal or greater value in the event the above prize is unavailable for any reason. All winners have 30 days from the date of the party to submit their mailing information to Sponsor. If winner fails to submit proper mailing information, winner then forfeits prize and Sponsor will draw again and award that prize to another winner. Terms and conditions may apply. Individual, parent or legal guardian of winner is solely responsible for all applicable federal, state and local taxes with respect to entire prize.
Miscellaneous: All entries become the sole property of Sponsor and none will be acknowledged or returned. If for any reason the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, including due to infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failure, human error, acts of God, acts of war, natural disasters, weather or acts of terrorism or any other causes beyond the control of Sponsor that corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process, and/or to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes. Sponsor assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries. The Sponsor is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers, or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any e-mail or entry to be received by Sponsor on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any web site, any combination thereof, or otherwise, including any injury or damage to entrant's or any other person's computer related to or resulting from participation or downloading any materials in the Sweepstakes. Sponsor may prohibit an entrant from participating in the Sweepstakes or winning a prize if, in its sole discretion, it determines that said entrant is attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes by cheating, hacking, deception, or other unfair playing practices (including the use of automated quick entry programs) or intending to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other entrants or Sponsor's' representatives.
Publicity Release: By participating, each entrant grants Sponsor permission to use his/her name, likeness or comments for publicity purposes without payment of additional consideration, except where prohibited by law.
List of Winners: For a copy of the winner(s) for this or any other contest, please send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: TweeParties, Inc., attn: #CLMissUSA Twitter Party, 3364 Commercial Avenue, Northbrook, IL 60062. In your request, please state that you would like a copy of the "winners."
Sponsor: The Sponsor of this sweepstakes is Chinese Laundry, whose address is: 3485 S La. Cienega Blvd, Los Angeles, Ca. 90016.