18Birdies Arnold Palmer Invitational DreamGame

OFFICIAL RULES

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE DOES NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. 18Birdies Arnold Palmer Invitational DreamGame ("Promotion") begins at 12:00:00 AM Pacific Time (“PT”) on October 1, 2017 and ends at 11:59:59 PM PT on October 31, 2017 (“Promotion Period”). The Promotion contains a game of chance (“Sweepstakes”). The computer clock of Administrator is the official time-keeping device in the Promotion.

 

  1. ELIGIBILITY: The Promotion is open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia, who are at least eighteen (18) (except Alabama and Nebraska 19 and 21 Mississippi) years of age or older at the time of Promotion registration. Employees of 18Birdies, LLC (“Sponsor”), Square Valley Technology, Realtime Media, LLC (“Administrator”) their respective parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising, and fulfillment and marketing agencies, (collectively, “Promotion Parties”) their immediate families (parent, child, sibling & spouse and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and persons living in the same households as such individuals (whether related or not) are not eligible to participate in the Promotion. By participating, you agree to these Official Rules and to the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding in all respects. Void in any state not listed above and where prohibited by law, rule or regulation. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply.

 

  1. HOW TO PARTICIPATE: To participate, visit www.18birdies.com (the “Website”) to download the 18Birdies App ("App"), if you haven’t done so previously. Complete the registration form with your true and correct information in the required fields (required fields include: Full name and Email Address.) Upon registering or logging in, you will be able to participate in the activities (“DreamGames”) that are available within the App throughout the Promotion Period to earn virtual currency (“Golf Bucks”). Terms and conditions for Golf Bucks can be found within the App. Throughout the Promotion Period, you will be able to redeem accrued Golf Bucks for entries into the sweepstakes portion of the Promotion (“Sweepstakes Entry”) and gameplays for the “Scratch Card” Instant Win game (“Game”). Golf Bucks from a previous Promotion are valid and the number of Golf Bucks needed to redeem for Sweepstakes Entries or Game plays will be featured within the App. When the Game is completed you will be notified if you are a winner or loser. All winners are subject to verification before any prize will be awarded. Redeeming Golf Bucks for Sweepstakes Entries or Game plays at any time during the Promotion Period constitutes your acceptance to these Official Rules.

 

ALTERNATE MEANS OF ENTRY: To participate without using the App, hand-print your full name, full mailing address, email address, phone number, and birth date on a plain 3x5 inch paper.  Mail your completed entry to Realtime Media, Attn: 18Birdies Arnold Palmer Invitational DreamGame Entry, 200 Four Falls Corporate Center, Suite 130, Conshohocken, PA 19428.  Each entry must be mailed separately in a hand-addressed, stamped envelope.  No photocopied or mechanically reproduced entries will be accepted.  No responsibility is assumed for lost, late, incomplete, illegible, misdirected or postage-due entries.  No responsibility is assumed for (i) technical, electronic, telephone, hardware, software or network, computer or data transmission errors, malfunctions or difficulties of any kind or (ii) any incorrect data contained in any Sweepstakes Entry. Mail-in Entries must be postmarked no earlier than October 1, 2017 and received by October 31, 2017 to be eligible. All entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be returned or acknowledged. One (1) Sweepstakes Entry and One (1) Instant Win Gameplay will be awarded for each valid mail-in Entry received. The Administrator will play the Game on behalf of the entrant.

 

  1. INSTANT WIN PRIZE AWARDING/ODDS: Two Hundred and Sixty Six (266) Instant Win prize winners will be determined throughout the Promotion Period. Odds of winning an Instant Win Prize depend on the number of eligible Promotion Entries received and the date and time when a particular Promotion participant plays the Game.

 

  1. SWEEPSTAKES DRAWING/ODDS: On or about November 1, 2017, the Administrator will conduct a random drawing from all eligible Sweepstakes Entries and select Two (2) potential Sweepstakes Grand Prize winners. Odds of winning a Sweepstakes Grand Prize is based on the total number of eligible Sweepstakes Entries received during the Promotion Period.

 

  1. WINNER NOTIFICATION: The Potential Grand Prize Sweepstakes winners will receive a prize notification via email and/or phone call within three (3) days of winner selection or as soon as reasonably practicable. The Potential Grand Prize Sweepstakes winners will need to respond to the winning notification within ten (10) days or prize will be forfeited. A potential winner of a prize valued at $600 or more will be sent, via email and/or overnight mail, an Affidavit of Eligibility/Release and an IRS W9 Form. All forms must be completed, signed, notarized and returned to Realtime Media within ten (10) days of date of issuance. The potential winner then and only then becomes the “winner.” Potential Instant Win winners will receive an email confirmation immediately after playing. If such potential winner cannot be contacted within a reasonable time period, if the potential winner is ineligible, if any notification is returned undeliverable, or if the potential winner otherwise fails to fully comply with these Official Rules, he/she will forfeit that prize and an alternate winner will be selected from among all remaining Entries for that drawing. All Promotion Prizes will be fulfilled approximately four (4) to six (6) weeks after the Promotion has ended.

 

  1. PRIZES/PRIZE RESTRICTIONS: A total of Two Hundred and Sixty Eight (268) prizes will be awarded during the Promotion as detailed below:

 

SWEEPSTAKES GRAND PRIZES (2): Two (2) Grand Prizes will be awarded (one (1) per winner). Each Grand Prize will consist of one (1) trip for two (2) (winner and one (1) guest) to Orlando, FL from March 13 – 16, 2018 (dates of travel will depend on flight availability as determined by Sponsor). Prize package includes:

 

Note: In order to participate in the Arnold Palmer Invitational Pro-Am, Grand Prize winners and their guests must comply with the 18Birdies Code of Conduct and Arnold Palmer Invitational Pro-Am Rules, which require (i) USGA Handicap or verification of your most recent scores from your club professional, (ii) all amateurs to walk or provide a physician’s report to ride in a cart for medical reasons, (iii) long pants and shirts with collars are requested, (iv) you must wear non-metal spikes. Failure to comply with these rules, PGA Tour policies or Bay Hill Country Club policy could result in dismissal from the Arnold Palmer Invitational Pro-Am and the receipt of the Sweepstakes Grand Prize entirely. The Arnold Palmer Invitational Pro-Am Credential is transferrable to the guest.  In lieu of taking the prize package, the Grand Prize Winner will have the option of receiving $2,000 in cash. 

 

The Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of each Sweepstakes Grand Prize is $12,000.

 

INSTANT WIN PRIZES (266): A total of Two Hundred and Sixty Six (266) Instant Win Prizes will be awarded, as detailed below (one (1) prize per winner):

 

The ARV all Instant Win Prizes is $11,473.

 

The ARV of all Promotion Prizes is $23,473.

GRAND PRIZE RESTRICTIONS: Actual prize value depends on the location of the winner’s residence and dates of travel. Travel must be taken March 13 – 16, 2018 (dates of travel will depend on flight availability as determined by Sponsor) and must be reserved fourteen (14) days in advance or prize will be forfeited and Sponsor will have no further obligation to such winner.  Sweepstakes Grand Prize is subject to restrictions on use or blackout dates. Any difference between stated value and actual value will not be awarded. Winner is responsible for any transportation not specifically noted in these rules. Winner and guest must travel together on the same itinerary and are responsible for obtaining all necessary travel documents prior to travel. Certain restrictions, as determined by Sponsor, may apply. Sponsor will attempt to accommodate winner’s preferred itinerary, but all specifics thereof will be at Sponsor’s discretion. If winner and guest cannot comply with these restrictions or any other portion of these Official Rules, the prize will be forfeited in its entirety and an alternate winner will be chosen. Winner and travel guest must travel from major airport closest to the winner’s residence, as determined by Sponsor, in its sole discretion. Any picture identification requirements associated with air travel are the winner and travel guest’s responsibility. In the event the winner lives within 100 miles from Orlando, FL, ground transportation only (not air transportation) will be provided to and from the hotel. Travel arrangements must be made through Sponsor’s agent, on a carrier of Sponsor’s choice and trip must be taken on a date of the Sponsor’s choosing. If winner and guest cannot travel on the dates specified by Sponsor, the prize will be forfeited in its entirety and the prize may be awarded to an alternate winner selected in a random drawing from among all remaining eligible entries. Flight details are subject to availability and airline carrier’s regulations and conditions apply. The trip may not be combined with any other offer and travel may not qualify for frequent flyer miles. Promotion Entities are not responsible for lost or mutilated tickets and none will be replaced. Airline tickets are non-refundable, non-transferable, and are not valid for upgrades. The hotel accommodations, airline tickets, and rounds of golf will be determined at the sole discretion of Sponsor. If any portion of the prize is not available for any reason then the Sponsor reserves the right to substitute that portion of the prize with another prize of comparable or greater value. Guest must be of legal age of majority in his/her jurisdiction of residence (and at least 18), and must complete and return a publicity and liability release within ten (10) days of date of issuance. If guest is the child or legal ward of the winner, winner must execute and return all required documents on behalf of such child or legal ward. All federal, state and local taxes and any other costs and expenses associated with prize acceptance and use not listed herein as part of the prize including, without limitation, ground transportation (other than that specified above as included in prize), luggage fees, souvenirs, miscellaneous hotel expenses, and gratuities are the sole responsibility of winner.

 

GENERAL PRIZE RESTRICTIONS: Acceptance of prize constitutes permission to use winner's name, photograph and likeness for publicity purposes without further compensation in any and all media now known or hereinafter without territorial restriction (except where prohibited by law). By entering, you agree that Promotion Parties and their respective subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, employees, agents, successors and/or assigns and their advertising and promotional agencies shall have no liability for, and to release and hold all such parties harmless from, any damage, loss or liability to person or property, due in whole or part, directly or indirectly, by reason of the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of prize or participation in this Promotion. Any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Promotion, or any prize awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by arbitration. 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 attorney's fees. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion to terminate, modify, cancel or suspend this Promotion and award the prize from among all eligible Entries received prior to action taken by Sponsor, should fraud, virus, bugs or other causes beyond the control of Sponsor corrupt the administration, security or proper play of the game. Promotion Parties are not responsible for computer system, phone line, hardware, software or program malfunctions, or other errors, failures or delays in computer transmissions or network connections that are human or technical in nature. Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual, and all of his/her Entries, who tampers with the entry process. By entering, you agree that all issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, participant’s rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of the Sponsor in connection with the Promotion, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of California, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules, and you consent to the jurisdiction and venue of the federal, state and local courts located in. Please see the Sponsor’s Privacy Policy found at https://18birdies.com/privacy-policy/ for details regarding the use of personal information collected in connection with this Promotion.

 

  1. PRIZE LIMITATIONS: Limit of one (1) Instant Win prize per person, per email address. Instant Win Prize Winners are also eligible to receive a Sweepstakes Grand Prize. If it is discovered, during prize verification, that you have entered, attempted to enter, or used multiple accounts to enter more than the stated limit, you will be disqualified at the discretion of the administrator, or will be void. Entries generated by script, macro or other automated means and Entries made by any means, which subvert the entry process, are void. All Entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned. Promotion Parties are not responsible for late, lost, stolen, damaged, delayed, or undelivered prizes.

 

  1. RELEASE OF LIABILITY: Promotion Parties shall not be responsible or liable for Entries that are entered by other than human means (such as by an automated computer program or any non-human mechanism, entity, or device), in excess of the stated limit, or for Entries that are late, forged, destroyed, lost, misplaced, stolen, misdirected, tampered with, incomplete, deleted, damaged, garbled, or otherwise not in compliance with these official rules, and all such Entries will be disqualified.  By entering the Promotion, you agree: (i) to be bound by these official rules and by all applicable laws and all decisions of the judges which shall be binding and final; (ii) to waive any rights to claim ambiguity with respect to the official rules; (iii) to waive all of his/her rights to bring any claim, action, or proceeding against any of the Promotion Parties; and (iv) to release, indemnify, and hold harmless each of the Promotion Parties and each of their respective officers, directors, employees, agents and representatives, from any liability (including, but not limited to, liability for any property loss, damage, personal injury, bodily injury, death, loss, expense, accident, delay, inconvenience or irregularity), costs and expenses (including without limitation, reasonable outside attorney’s fees) that may arise in connection with: (a) your participation or inability to participate in the Promotion, (b) typographical errors in the official rules or any Promotion promotional materials, (c) acceptance or possession, defects in, use, misuse or inability to use a prize (or any component thereof), (d) any change by any company or any other person providing any of the components of a prize due to reasons beyond any of the Promotion Parties’ control or as otherwise permitted hereunder, (e) any interruptions in or postponement, cancellation, or modification of the Promotion, (f) human error, (g) incorrect or inaccurate transcription, receipt or transmission of any part of the Entry (including, without limitation, the entry information or any parts thereof), (h) any technical malfunctions or unavailability of the Promotion site or any telephone network, computer online system, computer dating mechanism, computer equipment, software, or internet service provider utilized by any of the Promotion Parties or by you, (i) interruption or inability to access the sweepstakes, any Promotion-related web pages, or any online service via the internet due to hardware or software compatibility problems, (j) any damage to your (or any third person’s) computer and/or its contents related to or resulting from any part of the Promotion, (k) any lost/delayed data transmissions, omissions, interruptions, defects, and/or any other errors or malfunctions, (l) any wrongful, negligent, or unauthorized act or omissions on the part of any of the Promotion Parties, or any of their agents or employees, or (m) any other cause, condition or event whatsoever beyond the control of any one or more of the Promotion Parties.  Each winner hereby acknowledges that the Promotion 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 or component thereof, including any express or implied warranties provided by any of the prize suppliers associated with this Promotion.

 

  1. CHOICE OF LAW AND JURISDICTION: Except where prohibited, all issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation, and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of yours or winners, Sponsor, and administrator in connection with this Promotion, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of California, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions (whether of the State of California or any other jurisdiction), which might otherwise cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of California. Any action seeking legal or equitable relief arising out of or relating to the Promotion or these Official Rules shall be brought only in the courts of the State of California. You hereby irrevocably consent to the personal jurisdiction of said courts and waive any claim of forum non-convenience or lack of personal jurisdiction they may have.

 

  1. TAX INFORMATION: All federal, state, local, and other taxes on prizes and any other costs and expenses associated with prize acceptance and use not specified herein as being provided, are the sole responsibility of the applicable winner. A 1099 tax form (preceded by a W9 Form) will be issued to the Sweepstakes Grand Prize Winners.

 

  1. WINNER LIST: For the name of the winner(s) send a #10 self-addressed stamped envelope for receipt by November 15, 2017 to: 18Birdies Arnold Palmer Invitational DreamGame Winners List Request, C/O Realtime Media, 200 Four Falls Corporate Center, Suite 100, Conshohocken, PA

 

SPONSOR: 18Birdies, LLC, 505 14th Street, Suite 330, Oakland, CA 94612. Apple and Google are not sponsors or involved with the Promotion in any manner.

 

ADMINISTRATOR: Realtime Media LLC, 200 Four Falls Corporate Center, Suite 100, Conshohocken, PA  19428