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2015 SEASON PLAN HOLDER SWEEPSTAKES (THE “SWEEPSTAKES”)

OFFICIAL RULES

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.  A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. ODDS OF WINNING WILL DEPEND ON THE TOTAL NUMBER OF ENTRIES RECEIVED AS OF THE APPLICABLE DRAWING DATE DEADLINE. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. ALL DISPUTES WILL BE RESOLVED SOLELY BY BINDING ARBITRATION AND ENTRANTS WAIVE THE ABILITY TO BRING CLAIMS IN A CLASS ACTION FORMAT.

ELIGIBILITY:  The Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of the District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Delaware and North Carolina who are eighteen (18) years of age or older (except in the case of legal residents of certain states where the legal age of majority is greater than eighteen (18) years of age, such legal age of majority) at the time of entry.  Employees, officers, and directors (including immediate family members (spouse, parent, child, sibling and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and members of the same household, whether or not related) of Washington Nationals Baseball Club, LLC (“Sponsor”), the other MLB Entities and each of their respective parents, affiliated companies, subsidiaries, licensees, distributors, dealers, retailers, printers, advertising and promotion agencies, and any and all other companies associated with the Sweepstakes are not eligible to participate or win a Prize (defined below).  The “MLB Entities” shall mean the Office of the Commissioner of Baseball (“BOC”), its Bureaus, Committees, Subcommittees and Councils, MLB Advanced Media, L.P. (“MLBAM” or “MLB.com”), Major League Baseball Enterprises, Inc., Major League Baseball Properties, Inc., the Major League Baseball Clubs (“Clubs”), each of their parent, subsidiary, affiliated and related entities, any entity which, now or in the future, controls, is controlled by, or is under common control with the Clubs or the BOC and the owners, general and limited partners, shareholders, directors, officers, employees and agents of the foregoing entities.  The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations.  Void outside the states listed above and where prohibited or restricted by law, rule or regulation.

HOW TO ENTER: The Sweepstakes begins at 8:00 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) on July31, 2014, and ends at 11:59 p.m. ET on September 5, 2014 (“Entry Period”).  You may enter the Sweepstakes in one (1) of three (3) ways: (a) by renewing or purchasing a twenty (20) game partial up to full 82-game season Washington Nationals season ticket plan for 2015 ("Eligible Package") by September 5, 2014; (b) via email; or (c) by filling out an online entry form at the ballpark. No other method of entry will be accepted. Limit one (1) entry per person, per 2015 Nationals season ticket plan holder account, per email address and per household, regardless of method of entry.  Additional entries beyond the specified limit will be void.

1.  Season Ticket Renewal/Purchase Method:  Each eligible entrant who pays in full for an Eligible Package prior to or during the Entry Period is automatically entered into the Sweepstakes.

2. Email Method: If you do not wish to enter by renewing and/or paying in full for an Eligible Package, during the Entry Period email your full name, address, city, state and zip code, day & evening telephone numbers (including area codes) and date of birth to ticket.info@nationals.com. By successfully transmitting an email as directed, you will be entered in the Sweepstakes. All information submitted online by entrants is subject to, and will be treated in a manner consistent with, MLB.com’s Terms of Use accessible at: http://mlb.mlb.com/mlb/official_info/about_mlb_com/terms_of_use.jsp and Privacy Policy accessible at: www.mlb.com/privacy

3. Ballpark Entry Form Method: If you do not wish to enter by renewing and/or paying in full for an Eligible Package or by email, during the Entry Period visit the Washington Nationals box office located at Nationals Park during its normal business hours and fill out a Sweepstakes entry form. By successfully submitting an entry form as directed, you will be entered in the Sweepstakes. Entrants must fully complete and submit all non-optional data requested on the entry form to be eligible. Incomplete and/or inaccurate entries are void. Entry form entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be returned.

RANDOM DRAWINGS: The potential winners of the Sweepstakes will be selected by random drawing on or about the dates set forth in the table below (each, a "Drawing Date") from among all eligible entries received as of 11:59 p.m. ET the day prior to the applicable Drawing Date (the "Drawing Date Deadline"). Subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with the terms of these Official Rules, the potential winners will be declared the official winners of the Sweepstakes (each, a “Winner” and collectively, the “Winners”). The decisions of Sponsor are final and binding on all matters relating to this Sweepstakes.  Odds of winning depend on the total number of eligible entries received as of the applicable Drawing Date Deadline.  Limit one (1) Prize per person, per 2015 Nationals season ticket plan holder account, per email address and per household. Non-winning eligible entries from one Drawing Date will carry-over and remain eligible for subsequent drawings, if any.

PRIZES:  Nineteen (19) prizes (each a “Prize” and collectively, the “Prizes”) will be awarded (i.e., one (1) per Drawing Date) as follows : 

Drawing Date

Prize

Description

Approximate Retail Value ("ARV")

8/1/2014

Autographed Gio Gonzalez Jersey

Official Major League Baseball jersey signed by Washington Nationals P Gio Gonzalez.

$300.00

8/2/2014

PNC Diamond Club Tickets & Parking

Two (2) PNC Diamond Club tickets for Winner and one (1) guest to one (1) 2014 non-Prime or non-Marquee Washington Nationals regular season home game. Includes one (1) parking pass for the chosen game.

$450.00

8/3/2014

Autographed Bryce Harper Bat

Official Major League Baseball bat signed by Washington Nationals OF Bryce Harper.

$500.00

8/4/2014

Lexus Presidents Club Tickets & Parking

Two (2) Lexus Presidents Club tickets for Winner and one (1) guest to one (1) 2014 non-Prime or non-Marquee Washington Nationals regular season home game. Includes one (1) parking pass for the chosen game.

$700.00

8/5/2014

Autographed Ryan Zimmerman Bat

Official Major League Baseball bat signed by Washington Nationals 3B Ryan Zimmerman.

$500.00

8/6/2014

Autographed Stephen Strasburg Ball

Official Major League Baseball baseball signed by Washington Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg.

$250.00

8/7/2014

4 Outfield Reserved seats, Red Porch Reservation with $100 NatsBucks

Dinner for Winner and three (3) guests in the Red Porch along with 4 OF Reserved Tickets for Winner and his/her three (3) guest for one (1) 2014 Nationals regular season home game, subject to availability. Includes $100 NatsBucks to be spent in park.

$200.00

8/15/2014

Autographed Jordan Zimmermann Ball

Official Major League Baseball baseball signed by Washington Nationals pitcher Jordan Zimmermann.

$200.00

8/16/2014

4 On-Field Batting Practice Passes

The opportunity for Winner and three (3) guests to view batting practice from the field prior to one (1) 2014 Washington Nationals regular season home game, and if Winner entered via the online entry form method, four (4) tickets for Winner and three (3) guests to the game.

$200.00

8/17/2014

Club Level Tickets & $50 NatsBucks

Two (2) Club Level tickets for Winner and one (1) guest to a 2014 non-Prime or non-Marquee Washington Nationals regular season home game. Includes $50 NatsBucks to be spent in park.

$175.00

8/18/2014

Autographed Anthony Rendon Bat

Official Major League Baseball bat signed by Washington Nationals 3B Anthony Rendon.

$500.00

8/19/2014

Block of Tickets - Group Outing

20 Outfield Reserved Tickets for Winner and up to nineteen (19) guests for one (1) 2014 Nationals regular season home game, subject to availability.

$500.00

8/20/2014

Autographed Ian Desmond Jersey

Official Major League Baseball jersey signed by Washington Nationals SS Ian Desmond.

$500.00

8/21/2014

Complete Set of Presidential Bobbleheads

All 5 Presidential Bobbleheads (George Washington, Tom Jefferson, Abe Lincoln, Teddy Roosevelt, Bill Taft).

$150.00

8/22/2014

Autographed Bryce Harper Jersey

Official Major League Baseball jersey signed by Washington Nationals OF Bryce Harper.

$500.00

8/23/2014

PNC Diamond Club Tickets & Parking

Two (2) PNC Diamond Club tickets for Winner and one (1) guest to a 2014 non-Prime or non-Marquee Washington Nationals regular season home game. Includes one (1) parking pass for the chosen game.

$450.00

8/24/2014

Autograph Baseball Set

(3) Official Major League Baseballs, each autographed by one (1) of the 2014 Nationals Outfield (Harper, Span and Werth).

$400.00

Grand Prize

 

 

9/6/2014

Nationals Road Trip

Join the front office of the Washington Nationals on a road trip on a date during the 2014 season. Prize pack for Winner and one (1) guest includes: Roundtrip Coach-class Airfare to/from major airport nearest Winner's residence and a major airport in or nearest the host city of the game, Ground Transportation to/from airport, hotel and game, Hotel Accommodations (one (1) night; single room/double occupancy), tickets to the away game.

$2,500.00

(ARV may vary depending on Winner's city of departure. All difference in value will not be awarded.)

         

PRIZE CONDITIONS: All Prize details shall be determined in the sole and absolute discretion of Sponsor. In the event any player and/or individual named above in the Prize description is unavailable to autograph any item described above for any reason, Sponsor reserves the right to substitute an alternate player or individual, as applicable, as determined solely by Sponsor in the named player or individual’s absence. Each Winner is fully responsible for any and all applicable federal, state, and local taxes (including income and withholding taxes).  All costs and expenses associated with the Prize acceptance and use not specified herein as being provided, including but not limited to lodging, transportation costs, meals, gratuities and other expenses incurred by accepting the Prize are the sole responsibility of the Winners. The Prizes are non-transferable and non-assignable, with no cash redemptions except at Sponsor’s sole and absolute discretion.  Sponsor reserves the right to substitute any Prize (or any portion thereof) with a prize of comparable or greater value at its sole and absolute discretion. Transportation to/from ANY game and lodging not included unless specified in description of prize above. Seat and suite locations at any game included as part of a Prize shall be determined in the sole discretion of Sponsor. Winners’ companions must be of legal age of majority in their jurisdictions of residence (and at least eighteen (18) years of age), unless accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Major League Baseball game, event and exhibition dates and times are determined in the sole discretion of the BOC and/or the applicable Club, as applicable, and may be subject to change.  The terms and conditions of tickets awarded as part of any Prize will govern in the event a legal game, event or exhibition, as defined by Major League Baseball, is not played due to weather conditions, an act of God, an act of terrorism, civil disturbance or any other reason. Each Winner and his/her guest(s) agree to comply with all applicable ballpark regulations in connection with the Prize.  Sponsor and the applicable MLB Entities reserve the right to remove or to deny entry to any Winner and/or his/her guest(s) who engage(s) in a non-sportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person at the game, event or exhibition.  Released Parties (defined below) will not be responsible for weather conditions, Acts of God, acts of terrorism, civil disturbances, work stoppage or any other natural disaster outside their control that may cause the cancellation or postponement of any Major League Baseball game, event or exhibition. Major League Baseball game, event and exhibition tickets awarded as prizes may not be resold or offered for resale. Any such resale may result in disqualification and Prize forfeiture, and may invalidate the license granted by the game, event or exhibition ticket(s).

Additional conditions for the Nationals Road Trip Experience: Flight selection will be at the discretion of the Washington Nationals.  Trip must be taken on dates specified by the Washington Nationals or Prize will be forfeited and, at the sole discretion of the Washington Nationals and time permitting, an alternate potential winner may be selected from among all remaining eligible entries received as of the applicable Drawing Date Deadline.  If any Prize-related activity is canceled or postponed for any reason, the Washington Nationals may substitute the Prize with a prize of comparable or greater value as determined solely by the Washington Nationals. Travel and hotel accommodation restrictions apply.  Winner and guest must travel together on the same itinerary and are responsible for obtaining all necessary travel documents (e.g., valid photo I.D and/or passports or visas if applicable.) prior to travel. Tickets are subject to certain terms and conditions as specified by issuers.

NOTIFICATION:  Each potential winner will be notified at the email address, postal address and/or telephone number (in the sole discretion of Sponsor) provided at the time of entry (the "Prize Notification").  A potential winner may also be announced at Nationals Park, in the event that the drawing occurs while a home game is in progress. In the event that any potential winner does not respond to any such Prize Notification within two (2) business days of the date of issuance or declines the Prize for any reason, a disqualification will result, the Prize will be forfeited and, at Sponsor’s sole discretion and time permitting, an alternate potential winner may be randomly selected from among all remaining eligible entries received as of the applicable Drawing Date Deadline.  Each potential winner may be required to submit his/her valid social security number and/or other identification to Sponsor and may be required to execute, have notarized and return an Affidavit of Eligibility and Release of Liability and, unless prohibited by law, Publicity, within five (5) days of the date of issuance.  Failure to submit any identification required by Sponsor or to return the required documents within the specified time period, noncompliance with these Official Rules or the return of the Prize (or any portion thereof) or Prize Notification as undeliverable may result in disqualification and Prize forfeiture and, at Sponsor’s sole discretion and time permitting, may cause an alternate potential winner to be randomly selected from among all remaining eligible entries received as of the applicable Drawing Date Deadline.

WAIVER OF LIABILITY/PUBLICITY RELEASE:  By participating in the Sweepstakes and submitting an entry, each entrant agrees to (i) be bound by these Official Rules, including all entry requirements, and (ii) waive any and all claims against Sponsor, the other MLB Entities, Facebook, Apple, Inc. and each of their respective parents, affiliated companies, subsidiaries, officers, directors, employees, agents, licensees, distributors, dealers, retailers, printers, representatives and advertising and promotion agencies, and any and all other companies associated with the Sweepstakes, and all of their respective officers, directors, employees, agents and representatives (collectively, “Released Parties”) for any injury, damage or loss that may occur, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from the participation in the Sweepstakes or from the receipt or use of any Prize (or any portion thereof) or any travel or activity related to the receipt or use of any Prize (or any portion thereof).  By entering the Sweepstakes, each entrant gives his/her express permission to be contacted by Sponsor and/or MLBAM, as applicable, by telephone, email and/or postal mail for Sweepstakes purposes.  Each Winner, by acceptance of the Prize, grants to Sponsor, MLBAM and each of their respective designees the right to publicize such Winner’s name, address (city and state/territory/province of residence), photograph, voice, statements and/or other likeness and prize information for advertising, promotional, trade and/or any other purpose in any media or format now known or hereafter devised, throughout the world, in perpetuity, without limitation and without further compensation, consideration, permission or notification, unless prohibited by law.

GENERAL CONDITIONS: Released Parties are not responsible for stolen, late, incomplete, illegible, inaccurate, misdirected, lost, misrouted, scrambled, damaged, delayed, undelivered, mutilated, postage-due or garbled entries, transmissions, email or mail; or for lost, interrupted or unavailable network, cable, satellite, server, Internet Service Provider (ISP), wireless network, website, or other connections including those through and/or by any website, availability or accessibility or miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, telephone, cable or wireless transmissions, lines, or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties; wireless service congestion; failures or malfunctions of phones, phone lines or telephone systems, wireless towers or cellular tower equipment; any error, omission, interruption, defect or delay in  wireless or other transmission, processing, or communication; non-delivery; misdirected, blocked, or delayed email notifications; printing, typographical or other errors appearing within these Official Rules, in any Sweepstakes-related advertisements or other materials; or any other errors, problems or difficulties of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic, network, computer, telephone, wireless service, mail, typographical, printing or otherwise relating to or in connection with the Sweepstakes, including, without limitation, errors or difficulties which may occur in connection with the administration of the Sweepstakes, the processing of entries, the announcement of the Prize or in any Sweepstakes-related materials, or the cancellation or postponement of any Major League Baseball game, event or exhibition.  Released Parties are also not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by website users, tampering, hacking, or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes.  Released Parties are not responsible for injury or damage to participants' or to any other person's computer and/or wireless device related to or resulting from participating in this Sweepstakes or downloading materials from or use of the website.  Persons who tamper with or abuse any aspect of the Sweepstakes or website or attempt to undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes by cheating, deception or other unfair playing practices, or intend to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other entrant or any representative of Sponsor and/or MLBAM or who are in violation of these Official Rules, as solely determined by Sponsor, will be disqualified and all associated entries will be void.  Any attempt to deliberately damage the content or operation of this Sweepstakes is unlawful and subject to legal action by Sponsor, MLBAM and/or their respective agents.  Sponsor shall have the sole right to disqualify any entrant for violation of these Official Rules or any applicable laws relating to the Sweepstakes, and to resolve all disputes in its sole discretion.  Released Parties (i) make no warranty, guaranty or representation of any kind concerning any Prize (or any portion thereof), and (ii) disclaim any implied warranty.  Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.

Sponsor and MLBAM reserve the right, in their sole discretion, to cancel or suspend the Sweepstakes (or any portion thereof) should virus, bugs, unauthorized human intervention, or other causes corrupt administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper operation of the Sweepstakes (or any portion thereof).  In the event of cancellation, Sponsor may elect to identify the Winners and award the Prizes by way of random drawing from among all non-suspect, eligible entries received up to the time of such cancellation. Sponsor and MLBAM also reserve the right, in their sole discretion, to modify these Official Rules for clarification purposes without materially affecting the terms and conditions of the Sweepstakes.

CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE ASSOCIATED WITH THE SWEEPSTAKES OR UNDERMINE THE CONTENT OR LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR WILL DISQUALIFY ANY SUCH ENTRANT, AND SPONSOR, MLBAM AND/OR THEIR RESPECTIVE AGENTS RESERVE THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS’ FEES) AND OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY PERSON OR PERSONS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ATTEMPT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

Entries generated by a script, macro or other mechanical or automated means will be disqualified. In the event of dispute as to the identity or eligibility of any potential winner based on a 2015 season ticket holder account, the winning entry will be declared made by the “Authorized Account Holder” of the 2015 season ticket holder account provided he/she is eligible according to these Official Rules. The “Authorized Account Holder” is defined as the natural person to whom the official 2015season ticket holder account is assigned to in the official records of Sponsor.

As a condition of entering this Sweepstakes, each entrant agrees that (A) any and all disputes, claims, controversies or causes of action arising out of or relating to this Sweepstakes, or any prizes awarded (each, a "Claim"), shall be (1) arbitrated on an individual basis only, and shall not be consolidated or joined with or in any arbitration or other proceeding involving a Claim of any other party, and (2) settled by binding arbitration in the District of Columbia before a single arbitrator appointed by the American Arbitration Association in accordance with its then governing rules and procedures, and judgment on the award rendered by the arbitrator may be entered by any court having jurisdiction thereof; and (B) under no circumstance will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental, consequential or any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses.  These Official Rules shall be governed by and construed and interpreted in accordance with the laws of the State of New York, U.S.A, applicable to contracts entered into and performed exclusively in that State.

Apple, Inc. is not a sponsor of, or responsible for conducting, the Sweepstakes. All entry data provided via the online entry form is provided to MLBAM and not to Facebook. This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook.

WINNERS LIST:  For a list of Winners, mail a request and a self-addressed stamped envelope to be received by October 6, 2014, to: Nationals 2015 Season Plan Holder Winners List c/o Washington Nationals Ticket Sales & Service Department, 1500 South Capitol St., SE, Washington, DC 20003. 

SPONSOR: The Sponsor of this Sweepstakes is Washington Nationals Baseball Club, LLC, 1500 South Capitol Street, SE, Washington, DC 20003.

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