Game Day Saturday Sweepstakes Official Rules and Regulations

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. ODDS OF WINNING WILL DEPEND UPON THE TOTAL NUMBER OF ELIGIBLE ENTRIES RECEIVED.

YOU MUST BE AT LEAST EIGHTEEN (18) YEARS OF AGE AT TIME OF ENTRY.

VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.  VOID IN RHODE ISLAND.

  1. Eligibility - Open to all U.S. residents, ages 18 years or older at time Entry is submitted. Employees and their immediate families (i.e., spouse, parent, child, sibling and their respective spouses regardless of where they reside) and those living in the same households, (whether or not related) of Upward Unlimited employees are not eligible to win. Void wherever prohibited or restricted by law. Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. By entering the Sweepstakes, entrants warrant that they are eligible to participate in the Sweepstakes, and agree to accept and be bound by all terms of these Official Rules and Regulations (“Official Rules”). Sponsor reserves the right to verify the eligibility of any entrant. 

  2. Conditions of Participation - You must have a valid Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram account, and it is your responsibility to inform Sponsor of any change in your account. You may not use fake or spam accounts to enter the Sweepstakes or receive additional Entries. You agree to be bound by the decisions of Sponsor regarding the Sweepstakes, which are final and binding on all matters.  Sponsor is not responsible for any printing, typographical, mechanical or other error in the administration of the Sweepstakes or in the announcement of the prize.

  3. How to Enter - Sponsor will conduct the Sweepstakes encouraging entrants to enter on Facebook, Twitter, and/or Instagram. Eligible Entries on an Entry post do not qualify for any other subsequent Entry posts. You must enter each Entry post in the Sweepstakes separately. The eight Entry Periods are as follows:

      • First Entry Period: Starting at 10:00 a.m. (EST) on January 10, 2015 and ending at 8:00 a.m. (EST) on January 12, 2015
      • Second Entry Period: Starting at 10:00 a.m. (EST) on January 17, 2015 and ending at 8:00 a.m. (EST) on January 19, 2015
      • Third Entry Period: Starting at 10:00 a.m. (EST) on January 24, 2015 and ending at 8:00 a.m. (EST) on January 26, 2015
      • Fourth Entry Period: Starting at 10:00 a.m. (EST) on January 31, 2015 and ending at 8:00 a.m. (EST) on February 2, 2015
      • Fifth Entry Period: Starting at 10:00 a.m. (EST) on February 7, 2015 and ending at 8:00 a.m. (EST) on February 9, 2015
      • Sixth Entry Period: Starting at 10:00 a.m. (EST) on February 14, 2015 and ending at 8:00 a.m. (EST) on February 16, 2015
      • Seventh Entry Period: Starting at 10:00 a.m. (EST) on February 21, 2015 and ending at 8:00 a.m. (EST) on February 23, 2015
      • Eighth Entry Period: Starting at 10:00 a.m. (EST) on February 28, 2015 and ending at 8:00 a.m. (EST) on March 2, 2015

    You may enter the Sweepstakes during the Entry Period as follows:

      1. Facebook Entry: Visit www.facebook.com and login to your Facebook account or create a free Facebook account. Then like and/or comment on the Game Day Saturday Entry post for the Entry Period at www.facebook.com/UpwardSports.
        1. A like on the Game Day Saturday post will count as one Entry.
        2. A comment on the Game Day Saturday post will count as one Entry.
      2. Twitter Entry: Visit www.twitter.com and login to your Twitter account or create a free Twitter account. Then visit www.twitter.com/UpwardSports from your own Twitter account, and look for a tweet sent from the Upward Sports account mentioning Game Day Saturday (or #GameDaySaturday.) Once you find a tweet mentioning Game Day Saturday, retweet it from your own account. If your account is setup as private to protect your tweets, your retweet may not be seen. If you wish to keep your account private and enter via Twitter, please email socialmedia@upward.org and state that you retweeted a Game Day Saturday tweet.
      3. Instagram Entry: Download the Instagram app onto your mobile device. Login to your Instagram account or create a free Instagram account. Then from your own Instagram account, visit www.instagram.com/UpwardSports. Find the Game Day Saturday Instagram post and like and/or comment on this photo. 
        1. A like on the Game Day Saturday post will count as one Entry.
        2. A comment on the Game Day Saturday post will count as one Entry.
      4. Email Entry: Official Entry into the Sweepstakes may be received by including your name in an email to socialmedia@upward.org. Incorrect information will disqualify an Entry. Copies, facsimiles, or any other form of duplication of an official entry forms will not be accepted. 

    Your Entry must meet the following criteria:

      • Cannot be viewed as a potential risk to a minor.
      • Cannot be from a fake or spam Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram account.
      • Cannot violate any trademark or copyright laws.
      • Must comply with all Terms of Use of www.upward.org.
      • Cannot contain, as determined by Sponsor, content that is sexually explicit, violent, derogatory of any ethnic, racial, gender, religious, professional or age group, which violates any law, or which communicates a message that is inconsistent with the positive goodwill to which we wish to associate.
      • Cannot include any viruses, worms, corrupt file, Trojan horses or other forms of corruptive code or content that may harm or compromise the Sweepstakes Website and/or the proper conduct of the Sweepstakes.

    By submitting an Entry, you agree to these Official Rules and confirm your Entry conforms to the Entry requirements. All Submissions become the property of the Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned. By submitting an Entry, you agree to grant Sponsor an irrevocable, royalty-free, worldwide right and license to use, enhance or modify your Entry in any marketing materials in all media now known or later developed, without your prior approval and for no additional compensation. While we reserve these rights, we are not obligated to use your Entry for any purpose, even if it has been selected as a winner.

    The Released Parties are not responsible for misdirected, delayed, incomplete, inaccurate, lost, late, illegible or undeliverable Submissions, technical, hardware, or software failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, or failed, incomplete, garbled, or delayed computer transmissions, intellectual property theft or other unauthorized use of intellectual property or other errors, omissions, interruptions or problems which may limit or affect an entrant’s ability to participate in the Sweepstakes, whether human, mechanical, typographical, printing, electronic, network, or otherwise, relating to or in connection with the Sweepstakes, including, without limitation, errors which may occur in connection with the administration of the Sweepstakes, the processing or selection of Submissions, the announcement of a prize or in any Sweepstakes-related materials. 

    Further, Sponsor is not responsible for electronic communications that are undeliverable as a result of any form of active or passive filtering of any kind or insufficient space in entrant’s Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, or email account to receive messages.  Sponsor disclaims any liability for damage to any computer system resulting from participation in, or accessing or downloading information in connection with this Sweepstakes. In the event of sabotage, acts of God, terrorism or threats thereof, computer virus or other events or causes beyond the Sponsor’s control, which corrupt the integrity, administration, security or proper operation of the Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to modify, cancel or suspend the Sweepstakes (or a portion thereof). 

    False or deceptive Submissions or acts will render the entrant ineligible.  Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any entrant from this Sweepstakes or any other promotion conducted now or in the future by Sponsor or any of its respective affiliates if he/she tampers with the entry process or his/her fraud or misconduct affects the integrity of the Sweepstakes.

  4. Winners - Twenty-four (24) total Winners will be awarded with a prize at the end of the Sweepstakes. After each Entry Period, one Winner will be selected from the Facebook Entries. One Winner will be selected from the Twitter Entries, and one Winner will be selected with the Instagram Entries. If you choose to enter via email, we will combine this Entry with the Facebook Entries. The total number of Winners during each Entry Period along with the Prizes will be listed in Section 5, “Prizes.” Each Winner will be randomly selected from the number of eligible entries. 

    The Winners will be declared pending verification of eligibility and compliance with these Official Rules and will be contacted within 10 business days of the close of each Entry Period in the Sweepstakes. Potential Prize Winners will be contacted on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and/or email and will be required to fulfill all requirements set forth herein or such prize will be forfeited and, at Sponsor’s sole discretion, awarded to an alternate winner. The Winners are responsible for all applicable taxes or additional fees associated with the prize transfer. 

    Sponsor will determine in its sole discretion which Entries are valid Entries and whether the Entries otherwise meet the eligibility requirements set forth in these Official Rules.  All decisions of Sponsor regarding the selection of the Winners are final.

  5. Prizes - After each Entry Period, three Winners will be declared as listed in Section 4, “Winners” and awarded a Prize. 

    The Game Day Saturday Entry post date, Prize, and number of Winners are listed below:

      • First Entry Period (10:00 a.m. (EST) on January 10, 2015 through 8:00 a.m. (EST) on January 12, 2015)
        • Prize: $25 Visa Gift Card
        • Number of Winners: 3
        • Total Prize Value: $75
      • Second Entry Period (10:00 a.m. (EST) on January 17, 2015 through 8:00 a.m. (EST) on January 19, 2015)
        • Prize: $25 Visa Gift Card
        • Number of Winners: 3
        • Total Prize Value: $75
      • Third Entry Period (10:00 a.m. (EST) on January 24, 2015 through 8:00 a.m. (EST) on January 26, 2015)
        • Prize: $25 Visa Gift Card
        • Number of Winners: 3
        • Total Prize Value: $75
      • Fourth Entry Period (10:00 a.m. (EST) on January 31, 2015 through 8:00 a.m. (EST) on February 2, 2015)
        • Prize: $25 Visa Gift Card
        • Number of Winners: 3
        • Total Prize Value: $75
      • Fifth Entry Period (10:00 a.m. (EST) on February 7, 2015 through 8:00 a.m. (EST) on February 9, 2015)
        • Prize: $25 Visa Gift Card
        • Number of Winners: 3
        • Total Prize Value: $75
      • Sixth Entry Period (10:00 a.m. (EST) on February 14, 2015 through 8:00 a.m. (EST) on February 16, 2015)
        • Prize: $25 Visa Gift Card
        • Number of Winners: 3
        • Total Prize Value: $75
      • Seventh Entry Period (10:00 a.m. (EST) on February 21, 2015 through 8:00 a.m. (EST) on February 23, 2015)
        • Prize: $25 Visa Gift Card
        • Number of Winners: 3
        • Total Prize Value: $75
      • Eighth Entry Period (10:00 a.m. (EST) on February 28, 2015 through 8:00 a.m. (EST) on March 2, 2015)
        • Prize: $25 Visa Gift Card
        • Number of Winners: 3
        • Total Prize Value: $75

    The Winner of any prize shall release Upward Sports from all liability in connection with the receipt, ownership, or use of any prize or while traveling to and from a location to obtain or use a prize. Upward Sports may substitute a prize of equal or greater value in its discretion. Upward Sports does not make any warranty, representation, or guarantee regarding the use of the prizes. Prizes may not be redeemed for cash value or transferred. Prizes can only be awarded to the individual person that entered the winning Submission. 

  6. Limitation of Liability - BY ENTERING INTO AND PARTICIPATING IN THIS SWEEPSTAKES YOU AGREE THAT SPONSOR SHALL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY OTHER PERSON OR ENTITY FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ANY CHARACTER RESULTING FROM (I) YOUR ENTERING THE SWEEPSTAKES, (II) THE AWARDING, RECEIPT, OR USE OR MISUSE OF THE PRIZE, (III) PARTICIPATION IN THE SWEEPSTAKES OR ANY PRIZE-RELATED ACTIVITIES, OR (IV) ANY AND ALL OTHER DAMAGES, REGARDLESS OF THE FORM OF THE ACTION, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), STRICT PRODUCT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF ANY REPRESENTATIVE OF SPONSOR HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.  IN NO EVENT SHALL SPONSOR’S TOTAL LIABILITY TO YOU OR ANY OTHER PERSON OR ENTITY ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THE SWEEPSTAKES EXCEED ONE UNITED STATES DOLLAR (US$1.00).  IN NO EVENT SHALL SPONSOR BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY ATTORNEYS’ FEES.

  7. Additional Terms - By entering this Sweepstakes and/or accepting the prize, entrants grant Sponsor and its designees the right, unless prohibited by law, to use their names, cities, and states of residences, voices, performances, pictures and likenesses (including recorded media coverage), without compensation, notification or approval, for the purpose of advertising, promotional and other purposes, in any manner or medium, now or hereafter known, throughout the universe in perpetuity, any such use with respect to a minor to be subject to prior approval of parent or legal guardian.  Information collected from entrants is subject to Sponsor’s privacy policies available at www.upward.org. Each potential Prize Winner may, in Sponsor’s sole discretion, be required to execute an affidavit of eligibility, liability release, tax acknowledgment form (if applicable) and, except where prohibited by law, publicity release and return within five (5) business days of date of issuance of notification. Noncompliance within this time period or failure of such potential Prize Winner to respond to a notification attempt within five (5) business days of such attempt may result in disqualification and, at Sponsor’s discretion, another entrant will be declared the potential Prize Winner.  If: (i) any prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, (ii) the potential Prize Winner declines his/her prize; (iii) the potential Prize Winner fails to comply with any of the Official Rules as outlined herein, he/she will be disqualified and, at Sponsor’s discretion, another entrant will be declared the potential Prize Winner.  If a potential Prize Winner is a minor in his/her state of residence, Sponsor reserves the right to award the prize in the name of his/her parent or legal guardian who will be responsible for fulfilling all requirements imposed on such Prize Winner set forth herein.  With respect to the entrants’ Submissions, entrants hereby irrevocably grant Sponsor and its designees the non-exclusive, perpetual, universal right to use their Submissions, in whole or in part, alone or in combination with other material, or as a basis for new material, as Sponsor may determine in its sole discretion, and to use the Submission in connection with the Sweepstakes and related advertising and promotion or otherwise, but not as a direct endorsement of any product or service.  Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, entrants agree that the rights granted hereunder shall include, but not be limited to, the perpetual, universal right of Sponsor and its designees to use, edit, telecast, cablecast, rerun, record, publish, reproduce, license, print, distribute and/or otherwise exploit, in any language and in all media now known or hereafter devised, the Submissions in whole or in part, without any further compensation to entrant or any third party.  Entrants may be required to execute any documents necessary to perfect such rights in the Sponsor. 

  8. Release - The Sponsor and its respective officers, directors, employees and agents (collectively, the “Released Parties”) expressly disclaim any responsibility and Sweepstakes entrants agree to indemnify and hold harmless the Released Parties from and against any and all claims, actions, demands and/or liability for injury, damage or loss whatsoever relating to or arising in connection with participation in this Sweepstakes (regardless of the cause of such injury, damage or loss), Sponsor’s use of any materials submitted by entrant and/or the delivery and/or subsequent use or misuse of any prize awarded. 

  9. Caution - ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS.  SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

  10. Official Rules or Winner List - For a copy of these Official Rules or the Winner List, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to the following address (please specify “Request Official Rules” or “Request Winner”): “Upward Sports, Attn Marketing – Game Day Saturday Sweepstakes, 198 White Star Point, Spartanburg, SC 29301.

  11. Sponsor - Upward Sports, 198 White Star Point, Spartanburg, SC 29301

  12. Disputes - By entering into and participating in this Sweepstakes, each entrant also agrees that any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the United States District Court for the District of South Carolina or the appropriate South Carolina State Court located in Spartanburg County, South Carolina. 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 Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of South Carolina, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules, which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of South Carolina.

    Upward Unlimited and Upward are registered trademarks of Upward Unlimited. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Visa, Woobox, nor any other sponsors, are not affiliated with this Sweepstakes.