Official Rules for the Sweepstakes, also known as, Opportunity Drawing
No Purchase Required to Enter or Win
- 1. Who is eligible?
This Sweepstakes is open only to legal US residents, specifically California Residents, who are 18 or older as of May 23rd, 2013. Employees or Independent Contractors of United Brokers Real Estate Inc.,as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings, and children) and household members of each such employee are not eligible. Only one entry per household.
- 2. Who is sponsoring the Sweepstakes?
The Sweepstakes is sponsored and promoted by United Brokers Real Estate, 2408 Merced Street, San Leandro, CA 94577 (the “Sponsor”).
- 3. How do I enter?
The Sweepstakes runs from 12:00 am (PT) on May 19, 2013 to 11:59 p.m. (PT) on May 23, 2013 (the “Entry Period”). During the Entry Period there are two ways to enter: Method 1: Complete an Entry at the Hayward Festival on May 19th, 2013 between 10AM and 5PM which shall include First Name, Last Name, Address, Phone Number, Email Address, and whether you rent or own real estate. Method 2: to enter without a purchase, once each day a household entrant may handprint their name and address, phone number, email address, and indicate whether you rent or own real estate on a 4.25” x 5.5”slip of paper and mail it to: United Brokers Real Estate 2408 Merced Street, San Leandro CA 94577. All mail-in entries must be postmarked by May 23, 2013 and received by May 24, 2013 11 AM to be included in the pool that we will draw from for prizes at the end of the Entry Period.
- 4. How will winners be selected?
On or about May 24, 2013, a representative from United Brokers Real Estate will select twenty five (25) potential winners in a random drawing of all entries received; in the order of prizes listed below. The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received. The potential winner will be notified within 7 days of the drawing by email or phone, as indicated on the entry.
- 5. What can I win?
One Grand Prize - 4 Three Day Tickets to Disneyland! Where Dreams Come True. (Approximate Retail Value $880)
One Runner Up Prizes - Dinner for Two at Arcadia, a Michael Mina American Steakhouse in San Jose (Approximate Retail Value $200)
Three Third Place Prizes - $50 gift card to Safeway's or Target. (Approximate Retail Value $50 each)
Twenty Fourth Place Prizes - $5 gift card to Starbuck's or Jamba Juice. (Approximate Retail Value $5 each)
Disneyland Tickets’ Terms and Conditions must be followed; tickets must be used by December 31st, 2013. Any prize details not specified above will be determined by the Sponsor in its sole discretion. Prizes are not transferable and must be accepted as awarded. No cash or other substitution may be made, except by the Sponsor, who reserves the right to substitute a prize with another prize of equal or greater value if the prize is not available for any reason as determined by the Sponsor in its sole discretion. The winner is responsible for taxes and any and all other costs and expenses not listed above.
- 6. What may a potential winner be required to do?
Except where prohibited, a potential winner may be required to complete and return a Declaration and Release and/or tax form W-9, if applicable, within five (5) days of being notified. If a potential winner declines to accept the prize, has violated any of these Official Rules, or fails to sign and return the required documents within the required time period, then an alternate entrant will be selected in his/her place in a random drawing of remaining entries. A potential winner must show an official California Identification Card or Driver’s License.
- 7. What other terms should I be aware of?
By participating in the Sweepstakes, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the determinations of Sponsor, which shall be final. Unless prohibited by law, entrants agree to allow use of their name, city/state of residence, photograph, and/or likeness for advertising and/or trade and/or any other purpose in any media or format now or hereafter known without further compensation, permission or notification.
The Sweepstakes is subject to federal, state, and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited by law. In the event that the operation, security, or administration of the Sweepstakes is impaired in any way for any reason, including, but not limited to fraud, virus, or other technical problem, 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) award the prize at random from among the eligible entries received up to the time of the impairment. The Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or 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, the Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Failure by the Sponsor to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision. Sponsor reserves the right to modify or cancel this promotion at any time and, in the event of cancellation, substitute another in its place.
By participating in the Sweepstakes, entrants agree to release and hold harmless the Sponsor, its parent and related companies, and their respective officers, directors, employees, and agents (the “Released Parties”) from and against any claim or cause of action arising out of participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt or use of any prize, including, but not limited to: (a) unauthorized human intervention in the Sweepstakes; (b) technical errors related to computers, servers, providers, or telephone or network lines; (c) printing errors; (d) lost, late, postage-due, misdirected, or undeliverable mail; (e) errors in the administration of the Sweepstakes or the processing of entries; or (f) injury or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt or use of any prize. Entrant further agrees that in any cause of action, the Released Parties’ liability will be limited to the cost of entering and participating in the Sweepstakes, and in no event shall the Released Parties be liable for attorney’s fees. Entrant waives the right to claim any damages whatsoever, including, but not limited to, punitive, consequential, direct, or indirect damages.
Odds of winning is dependent upon the number of valid entries received.
Neither the City of Hayward, nor the Asian American Heritage Festival, is associated with the sweepstakes. All prizes relating to corporations are not associated with the sponsor or sweepstakes.
- 8. How will disputes be handled?
Except where prohibited, entrant agrees that any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, the Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate court located in the State of California. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, entrant’s rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of the Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, 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 (whether of the State of California or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of California.
- 9. How can I find out who won?
To obtain the name of the winners, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to: United Brokers Real Estate 2408 Merced Street, San Leandro, CA 94577. Requests must be received within four (4) weeks of the conclusion of the Entry Period.