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RadioBDC Presents Hometown Throwdown Sweepstakes

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. Void where prohibited. By participating, you agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the judges and/or Sponsor, which are binding and final on matters relating to this Sweepstakes. Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws.

1. ELIGIBILITY. Open only to legal residents of Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont who currently reside therein who are 21 years of age or older at the time of Entry. Employees (and their immediate families (parent, child, spouse or sibling and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and those living in their same households, whether or not related) of RadioBDC (“Sponsor”) and their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries and advertising and promotion agencies are not eligible to enter.

2. TO ENTER. Between 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) on December 3, 2012 and 11:00 p.m. ET on December 17, 2012 (the “Entry Period”), visit and complete, register for and submit an official Entry form for the Sweepstakes (the “Entry”). All Entries must be received by 11:00 p.m. ET on December 17, 2012 to be eligible. Entries generated by script, macro or other automated means or by any means which subvert the Entry process are void. All Entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned. By submitting your full name, email address, and telephone number you are automatically entered into the Sweepstakes, and are automatically subscribed to the RadioBDC email list.

3. DRAWING/ODDS. Sponsor will conduct a random drawing on or about December 18, 2012 and select one (1) Potential Grand Prize winner from all eligible Entries received during the Entry Period. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible Entries received.

4. POTENTIAL WINNER NOTIFICATION. Potential Grand Prize winner will be notified by e-mail and telephone on or about December 18, 2012 and is required to respond to such email within a two (2) day period or be subject to disqualification by Sponsor. Prior to Potential Grand Prize winner being named an official winner he/she may be required to execute and return an affidavit of eligibility, a liability release and, where lawful, a publicity release within three (3) days from the date indicated on letter enclosing the releases. If such documents are not returned within the specified time period, prize notification is returned as undeliverable, or a potential winner is not in compliance with these rules, prize will be forfeited and, at Sponsor’s discretion, an alternate winner selected.

5. GRAND PRIZE. Winner (“Winner”) will be awarded two tickets to The Mighty Mighty Bosstones Hometown Throwdown 15 at The House of Blues Boston on December 31, 2012. VIP access to Foundation Room and a one night stay for two at The Boston Harbor Hotel with luxurious accommodations, champagne, strawberries, breakfast in bed, use of The Spa at Rowes Wharf’s health club and facilities, valet parking, extended checkout. $100 American Express gift card to be used towards transportation to the show and return to the hotel. Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) $900.00. Dates and times are subject to availability. Prize does not include any other expenses not included in these official rules. ARV of the prize may vary depending on rate fluctuations. Winner and his/her Guest must be able to travel on dates to be determined by Sponsor or may be required to forfeit the entire prize and Sponsor shall have no further obligation to such winner or his/her Guest. Reservation is valid for the evening of December 31, 2012, with check-out on January 1, 2013. Non-transferrable. Please contact Public Relations Manager, Heather Joselyn, at 617-856-7790 to make arrangements.

6. GENERAL PRIZE CONDITIONS/RESTRICTIONS. Limit one (1) Prize per winner/household. Winner and his/her Guest must be willing to sign any legal documents that may be required by Sponsor and travel on the same itinerary. Travel must be completed on a date to be provided by Sponsor. The Sponsor is not responsible for any cancellations, delays, diversions or substitutions, or any act or omission whatsoever with respect to the Prize. Except as indicated in the Prize, all meals, taxes, gratuities, travel insurance, bag check fees, parking fees, laundry service, food, alcoholic beverages, incidentals (including mini-bar), phone charges, merchandise, souvenirs and other expenses not specifically identified in these Official Rules are solely the responsibility of the Winner and Guest. Winner and Guest must comply with all hotel check-in requirements, including, but not limited to, the presentation of a major credit card. Sponsor is not responsible for any mechanical difficulties or failure connected with any Prize, or any act or omission whatsoever. No transfer, substitution, or cash equivalent for any Prize is allowed except at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole and absolute discretion, to substitute a Prize or Prize component with a prize of equal or greater value. Prize is non-transferable and may not be given, bartered, substituted, sold, or exchanged for cash or another prize. Unused components of the Prize have no redeemable cash value.

In the event that a Potential Winner chooses not to accept his/her prize, or is unable to be notified, an alternate Potential Winner will be randomly selected from all of the remaining eligible Entries. If the Winner elects to travel or participate in the Prize with more than one (1) Guest, such additional guest(s) shall be responsible for any and all costs associated with such participation. Transportation and any other accommodations are not part of the Prize. No changes will be made to details once arrangements have been booked, except at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Lost or stolen certificates or similar items, once they are in Winner’s possession, will not be replaced. Any unclaimed and/or unused Prize element will be forfeited by and will remain the property of Sponsor. No refund or compensation will be made in the event of the cancellation or delay of the Prize. In the event the Winner and/or his or her Guest engage in behavior that (as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion) is obnoxious or threatening, illegal or that is intended to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person, Sponsor reserves the right to terminate the Prize or other applicable experience early, in whole or in part, and send Winner and/or his or her Guest home with no further compensation.

7. SWEEPSTAKES CONDITIONS. Participants must complete all required data. Entries that have been tampered with or altered shall be rendered void. Sponsor is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunctions, human error, lost/delayed data transmission, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, failures of any computer system, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, or any combination thereof, including injury or damage to participants or to any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participating in this Sweepstakes.

If for any reason the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned for any cause beyond the control of the Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right at their sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes. In the event that the operation, security, or administration of the Sweepstakes is impaired in any way for any reason, the Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, either: (a) suspend the Sweepstakes to address the impairment and then resume the Sweepstakes in a manner that best conforms to the spirit of these Official Rules; or (b) cancel the Sweepstakes and award the Prize from among the eligible entries received up to the time of the impairment.

By submitting an Entry, each Participant (whether declared an Official Winner or not) agrees (and agrees to affirm such in writing) to (i) abide by and be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor on all matters relating to this Sweepstakes which decisions are final and binding in all respects, (ii) waive any right to claim ambiguity in the Sweepstakes or these Official Rules, (iii) forever and irrevocably release, discharge, indemnify and hold harmless the Sweepstakes Entities, and each of their respective officers, directors, licensors, employees, representatives and agents (the “Released Parties”) from any liability, claims, demands, and cause of action from personal injury, loss or damage, including death, or property damage, theft, or loss suffered or resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from participation in this Sweepstakes or the use, misuse or acceptance or possession of any Prize or any portion thereof, or participation in any Sweepstakes-related activity; (iv) grant Sponsor (where permitted by law) the right to use their name, address (city and state only), and biographical information on a worldwide basis, in all forms of media, in perpetuity and for advertising or promotional purposes without review or further compensation and, (v) warrant and represent that the use of the materials submitted in this Sweepstakes will not violate the rights of any third parties. Entries must be in keeping with Sponsor’s positive image, as determined by Sponsor in their sole discretion. All federal, state or other tax liabilities (including income taxes) arising from the Prize contained in this Sweepstakes will be solely the responsibility of the Winner. Receipt of any of the prize components of this Sweepstakes is conditioned upon compliance with any and all applicable federal, state and local laws, rules, and regulations. Noncompliance with any of the above will result in disqualification.

8. LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY. Released Parties are not responsible for any claims, damages, lawsuits, causes of action, proceedings, or liability due to any injuries, theft, damages, expenses, costs, or losses to any person (including death) or property of any kind resulting from, arising from, or in connection with, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from i) any typographical or other error in the printing of the Official Rules, offering or announcement of any prize, ii) lost, late, stolen, misdirected, damaged, incomplete Entries, iii) any error in the collection or retention of entry information, including, but not limited to, incorrect or inaccurate transcription, receipt or transmission of any part of the Entry due to human error, iv) any wrongful, negligent, or unauthorized act or omission on the part of any of the Sweepstakes Entities, or any of their agents or employees, v) the Sweepstakes and any elements thereof, and the participation or inability to participate in any Sweepstakes-related activity or participation in this Sweepstakes, vi) acceptance, receipt, possession, attendance at, travel related to, defects in, misuse, inability to use, or use of any Prize element contained in the Prize including, but not limited to, lost, stolen, damaged, delayed, or misdirected or destroyed Prize (or any element thereof), or vii) any change in the prizing (or any components thereof) due to unavailability, any of which is due to reasons beyond Sweepstakes Entities’ control.

In addition, Released Parties shall not be responsible for any cancellations, delays, diversions or substitutions or any acts or omissions whatsoever by any transportation companies or any other persons providing any of these services and accommodations to passengers including any results thereof such as changes in services or accommodations necessitated by same. The contracts in use by any airlines or other transportation companies shall constitute the sole contracts with respect to the Winner's and his/her Guest’s transportation and such contracts shall be solely between the Winner, his/her Guest’s and such transportation companies. Sweepstakes Entities shall not be parties to such contracts and shall assume no responsibility in such connection. Released Parties shall not be liable for any loss or damage to baggage or the loss, theft or damage of cash, cameras, jewelry, securities, heirlooms, negotiable papers or other valuables.

Winner hereby acknowledges that the Sweepstakes Entities have neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any express or implied warranty, representation or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to the prize or any component thereof. Winner and his/her Guest assume all liability for any injury or damage caused, or claimed to be caused, by participating in this Sweepstakes or use or redemption of the Prize. In the event a Potential Winner or Official Winner is disqualified for any reason under the provisions of these Official Rules, such Potential Winner or Official Winner and all rights to any Prize will be forfeited in its entirety and a random drawing will be conducted in order to select an alternate Potential Winner, if time permits.


Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual that Sponsor finds to be acting in violation of these Official Rules or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Any attempt by any person to undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserve the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law.

Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.

9. GOVERNING LAW/JURISDICTION. This Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Issues concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules shall be governed by the laws of the State of Massachusetts, without regard to any principles of conflict of laws. All disputes arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes will be resolved individually, and without resort to class action, exclusively by a state or federal court located in Boston, Massachusetts. Should there be a conflict between the laws of the State of Massachusetts and any other laws, the conflict will be resolved in favor of the laws of the State of Massachusetts. To the extent permitted by applicable law, all judgments or awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket damages (excluding attorneys’ fees) associated with participation in this Sweepstakes and shall not include any indirect, punitive, incidental and/or consequential damages.

10. USE OF INFORMATION. By entering the Sweepstakes you agree that your Entry and any other personally identifiable information collected or used in connection with the Sweepstakes may be used by Sponsor in accordance with its Privacy Policy, as posted on [].

11. RULES/WINNERS LIST. To receive the name of the Winner or an additional copy of these Official Rules, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: “RadioBDC Presents Hometown Showdown Sweepstakes” 135 Morrissey Blvd., Boston, MA 02125, for receipt no later than 30 days following the selection of the winners.