Official Sweepstakes Rules


  1.         Eligibility

Tailgater Magazine’s “Summer Kickoff Sweepstakes” (the “Sweepstakes”) is open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia who are at least eighteen (18) years old at the time of entry.  Employees of Game Time Media, LLC and other companies associated with the promotion of the Sweepstakes, and their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, and advertising and promotion agencies as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings, and children) and household members of each such employee are not eligible. The Sweepstakes is subject to federal, state, and local laws and regulations.  Upon entering this Sweepstakes entrants agree to waive any rights their state of residence may provide in regard to sweepstakes.  This Sweepstakes is void where restricted or prohibited by law.

  1.         SweepstakesSponsor

The Sweepstakes is sponsored by Game Time Media, LLC, 2810 Trinity Mills #209, Box 258, Carrollton, Texas 75006.

  1.         Agreement to Official Sweepstakes Rules

Participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes entrants full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding. Winning a prize is contingent upon being compliant with these Official Sweepstakes Rules and fulfilling all other requirements set forth herein.

  1.         Sweepstakes Period

The Sweepstakes begins on May 23, 2014 at 8:00 AM EST and ends on June 27, 2014 at 11:59 PM EST (the “Sweepstakes Period”). Entries that are submitted before or after the Sweepstakes Period will be disqualified. Submissions will be accepted for the duration of the Sweepstakes Period using the following method:  Online Entry Form.

  1.         How to Enter

Online Entry:  To enter the Sweepstakes, an entrant must visit the Sponsor’s website at (“Website”) during the Sweepstakes Period and go to the “Summer Kickoff Sweepstake” web page on the website.  To register and enter in the Sweepstakes, complete and submit the Online Entry Form with all of the required information.  Limit of one (1) entry per person, per valid email address.  Multiple online entries in excess of the stated limit will be void.  Each person may use only one (1) email address to participate, and such email address may be used by only (1) one person regardless of whether the email address is shared by two or more people.  Any person who uses more than one (1) email address to enter this sweepstakes may be disqualified and any prizes won may be forfeited, subject to the Sponsor’s sole discretion.

  1.          Conditions of Entry

            All entries become the property of Sponsor.  Entries will be acknowledged with a confirmation email sent to the email address submitted on the Official Entry Form.  Entrants assume all risk of late, misdirected, incomplete and/or illegible entry submissions.  By participating in this Sweepstakes and accepting a prize, winner agrees (and agrees to confirm this grant in writing, if requested) to allow use of his or her name for advertising and/or publicity purposes, without time limitations and without further compensation, unless prohibited.  Each entrant will receive the Sponsor’s complimentary enewsletter and digital issue of Tailgater Magazine via the email address the entrant provided and submitted on the Online Entry Form.  The entrant may unsubscribe to the Sponsor’s enewsletter and/or the digital magazine at any time and unsubscribing will not affect the entrant’s chances or odds of winning a prize.

7.         Winner Selection/Notification

Potential Sweepstakes winners will be selected in a random drawing, from all eligible entries received within the Sweepstakes Period, on or about July 2, 2014.   The odds of being selected depend on the number of entries received. All potential Sweepstakes winners are subject to verification.  Potential Sweepstakes winners will be notified at the email address provided and submitted on the Online Entry Form, on or about July 3, 2014.  If potential winner does not respond within ten (10) days of the email notification or cannot accept prize as stated, prize will be forfeited in its entirety and an alternate winner may be selected.  Return of any prize or notification as undeliverable will result in disqualification and an alternate potential winner may be randomly selected.

  1.         Prizes

Actual retail value (“ARV”) may vary.  Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.
Sweepstakes prizes to be awarded:  (1) Honda EU 2000i Generator  ARV $1,149.50,  (2)  Outcast Wireless Speakers with Bluetooth  ARV $979.98, (1) DISH Tailgater System: 1 x Tailgater HD Satellite, 1 x VIP211z  ARV $499, (1) Best of Times Bar Custom Package including Bar, Umbrella, and (4) Bar Stools ARV $499, (1 Set) Wilton Armetale Gourmet Grillware: Deep Dish Grill Tray, Square Griddle w/ handles, Jalapeno Tray, Saucepot w/ spout, and Rectangular Skillet  ARV $264.25  (3) Viking Cylinder 17lb cylinders  ARV $139.99,  (1) Tailgater Tie Down Starter Kit ARV $49.99,  (20) Kijaro “Tailgater Magazine” Dual Lock Chairs ARV $40,  (1) Big Bobber Cooler ARV $39.99,   (1) Pong Island Set: Full set with 2 islands and standard graphics ARV $ 35, (2) Drink N Plates Sets of (8) Plates ARV $15, Total ARV of All Prizes: $5,746.66.

9.          General Prize Conditions

No cash substitutions for prizes will be permitted and prizes are nonrefundable and nontransferable, except at the sole discretion of Sponsor or as otherwise stated in these full Official Rules.  Sponsor reserves the right to substitute any prize for one of equal or greater value.  All prizes are awarded “AS IS”.  Sponsor makes no representations or warranties with regard to any prize.  Federal, state, and local taxes, if any, are the sole responsibility of winner.  Please allow 2-4 weeks after verification for delivery of prizes.

  1.          Other Conditions

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, bug, worm, unauthorized human intervention or other technical problem, or any other causes beyond the control of the Released Parties, or in the event the Sweepstakes is unable to run as planned for any other reason, as determined by Sponsor, the Sponsor may in its sole discretion, either (a) suspend or modify 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) terminate the Sweepstakes and, in the event of termination, award the prizes at random from among the eligible, salvageable, non-suspect 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 attempts by an individual to access the Sweepstakes or website via bot scrip or other brute-force attack will result in the IP address becoming ineligible.  Any attempt by any person to damage the website or 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 (including attorney’s fees) and any other remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Failure by the Sponsor to enforce any provision of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.

  1.       Release and Limitations of Liability

By participating in this Sweepstakes, entrants agree and acknowledge to be bound by these Official Rules, and waive any rights to claim ambiguity with these Official Rules.  By participating in this Sweepstakes the entrants release and hold harmless the Sponsor, and each of their respective parents, subsidiaries, agents, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, participating retailers and their affiliated companies, representatives, agents, promotion agencies or employees (“Released Parties”) associated with the Sweepstakes.  Entrants to this Sweepstakes release, hold harmless and indemnify such Released Parties for, any claims, injuries, losses or damages of any kind (including, but not limited to, liability for any property loss, damage, personal injury or death resulting from or in connection with:  human error; incorrect or inaccurate transcription of entry information; acceptance, use, misuse, possession or loss or loss of the prize, and/or defects of the prize(s) awarded herein; or your participation in this Sweepstakes, even if caused by the negligence of Sponsor.  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 entrant be entitled to receive attorney’s fees. Released Parties are also not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by site users, tampering, hacking, or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes. Entrant waives the right to claim any damages whatsoever, including, but not limited to, punitive, consequential, direct, or indirect damages.

  1.       Disputes

Except where prohibited, each 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 Texas. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, entrants 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 Texas, 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 Texas.

  1.       Privacy Policy

The information submitted by entrants will only be used by the Sponsor for the purposes of administrating entrant’s participation, in accordance with the Official Rules of the Sweepstakes.  The Sponsor will not transfer, lease, sell, rent or disclose the information collected from entrants to any third party.

  1.       Winner List

To request the names of the Sweepstakes winners send a self-addressed, stamped envelope by August 1, 2014 to:   Game Time Media, LLC, 2810 Trinity Mills #209 Box 258, Carrollton, Texas 75006.  Winner List requests will only be accepted after the end of Sweepstakes Period, as defined in the Official Rules.

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