MUST BE AT LEAST 18 YEARS OLD TO ENTER
THE CHIVE TV HOLIDAY GOLD RUSH CONTEST (THE “CONTEST”) IS SUBJECT TO ALL APPLICABLE FEDERAL, STATE, AND LOCAL LAWS, RULES, AND REGULATIONS. NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT IS NECESSARY TO ENTER IN THE CONTEST. MAKING A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT WILL NOT INCREASE THE AMOUNT OF OR ANY CHANCES OF WINNING. THIS CONTEST IS VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW, WHERE BONDING, REGISTRATION, OR OTHER REQUIREMENTS WOULD BE REQUIRED BUT HAVE NOT BEEN MET.
ACCEPTANCE OF RULES.
By entering and participating in this Contest, you fully and unconditionally accept and agree to these Rules and to all decisions made by Administrator, which are final and binding on all matters related to the Contest.
ADMINISTRATOR AND SPONSOR.
This Contest is administered by Chive Media Group, LLC (“Administrator”). This Contest will be conducted under the supervision of Administrator.
ELIGIBILITY TO ENTER.
This Contest is only open to legal U.S. residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia, who are at least 18 years old as of the beginning of the applicable Contest Period (defined herein). By entering this Contest, you represent and you are at least 18 years of age. Employees of the Administrator and/or their respective parents, subsidiaries, and affiliates, and employees of any advertising or promotion agencies or any other entity involved in the sponsorship, conducting, or development of this Contest, and their immediate family members (spouse, parent, child, sibling and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) or household members are not eligible to enter.
This Contest involves a scavenger hunt where the objective is to find one (1) unique Solid Gold Bill Murray Coin (“BFM Solid Gold Coin”) which will be hidden at a pre-determined location within the vicinity of downtown Austin, Texas. Participants will be given a series of initial clues through advertisements featured on CHIVE TV at CHIVE TV locations in Austin, TX and via text message opt-in. Clues will lead participants to different locations within the downtown Austin area, including a day within the Contest Period when the actual scavenger hunt will take place. Motorized vehicles may not be used on the day of the scavenger hunt.
HOW TO ENTER.
Participants can enter the Contest by texting “GOLDRUSH” to 797979. By participating in the contest, you are agreeing to opt-in and receive text messages regarding the Contest. Standard message and data rates apply. If you wish to opt-out, you may do so by sending “STOP GOLDRUSH” to 797979.
You may only enter this Contest on behalf of yourself; you may not enter this Contest on behalf of any other person. The owner of the phone number used to submit the entry will be deemed the entrant into the Contest.
TIMING OF ENTRIES.
Contest Period begins at 12:00am Central Time on Monday, December 16, 2019, and will end on 11:59pm Central Time on Saturday, December 21, 2019 (the “Contest Period”)
The first, second and third Contest participants to find the location of the BFM Solid Gold Coin wins the prizes set forth below.
Each winner must locate the final location of the BFM Solid Gold Coin. The end of the Contest Period will be when the third-place winner finds the final location of the BFM Solid Gold Coin. Odds of winning depend on the number of participants. All decisions of this contest are final, binding and non-negotiable.
You may not use motorized vehicles while participating in the scavenger hunt portion of the Contest. Any participant who use motorized vehicles during the scavenger hunt activity will be disqualified by Administrator, as determined by Administrator in its sole discretion.
You may not undertake any activities, or act in any way, that: (a) will cause, may cause, or is likely to cause, physical or mental harm or injury to you, to any other Content participant, or to any third party; (b) causes harm or damage, or is likely to cause harm or damage, to the property of any third party, including Contest Participants; (c) is harmful, obscene, threatening, abusive, harassing, invasive of another’s privacy, harasses, degrades, intimidates, or is hateful toward an individual, group of individuals or other Contest participants; (d) promotes illegal activities or is otherwise in violation of any law, rule, or regulation; (e) can be reasonably be expected disparage or adversely affect the reputation or commercial interests of Administrator; (f) violates or infringes on the rights of any third party; (g) may subject Administrator or any other person or entity to any civil or criminal liability; (h) you do not own all right, title, and interest in and to.
Prize Description. The Contest prizes are as follows (each a “Prize”):
Grand Prize: The first Contest participant to find the location of the BFM Gold Coin wins one (1) BFM Solid Gold Coin (ARV: $2,500) and a cash prize totaling $10,000 – where $5,000 of said amount is given to the Grand Prize Winner; and the remaining $5,000 will be given to a U.S. Veteran’s charity at Grand Prize winner’s choosing (and if one is not chosen, a U.S. Veteran’s charity at Administrator’s sole discretion).
First Runner-Up: The second Contest participant to find the location of the BFM Gold Coin will win one (1) BFM Silver Coin (ARV: $250) and a cash prize totaling $2,000 – where $1,000 of said amount is given to the First-Runner Up Prize Winner; and the remaining $1,000 will be given to a U.S. Veteran’s charity at First-Runner Up Prize winner’s choosing (and if one is not chosen, a U.S. Veteran’s charity at Administrator’s sole discretion).
Second Runner-Up: The third Contest participant to find the location of the BFM Gold Coin will win one (1) BFM Bronze Coin (ARV: $25) and a cash prize totaling $1,000 – where $500 of said amount is given to the Second-Runner Up Prize Winner; and the remaining $1,000 will be given to a U.S. Veteran’s charity at Second-Runner Up Prize winner’s choosing (and if one is not chosen, a U.S. Veteran’s charity at Administrator’s sole discretion).
The actual retail value of the Prize may be different from the stated approximate retail value, due to taxes, processing fees, market conditions, changes in values/rates of components; and if so, Winner will not be entitled to receive any difference in value.
Payment Format. All Winners will receive their BFM coins at the final Scavenger Hunt location. If one is not available, one will be mailed to you. All applicable cash Prizes will be paid to Winners via PayPal. All Winners must have an active and valid PayPal account to claim the Prize. If a Winner does not have an active valid PayPal account, the Winner will be required to register one before he/she will be eligible to claim the Prize.
Prize Restrictions. Prizes are non-transferable and (for non-cash prizes) have no cash redemption or substitution value, except that Administrator, in its discretion, reserves the right to change or replace the Prize at any time with one of greater or comparable value if any part of the Prize becomes unavailable for any reason. Administrator will not be responsible for or replace any lost or stolen Prizes. To be awarded and claim the Prize, the Winner must meet all eligibility requirements, comply with these rules, and be otherwise ready, willing, and able to claim the Prize. No more than the stated number of Prizes will be awarded.
ALL PRIZES ARE AWARDED “AS IS.” ADMINISTRATOR DOES NOT MAKE AND DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, RELATING TO THE PRIZE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, ALL WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND/OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
Taxes and Forms.
All Winners are solely responsible for all federal, state, and local taxes associated with the value of the Prizes, and for any shipping and handling charges related to delivery of the Prize. As a condition of receiving any Prize, each Winner may be required to execute and return to Administrator a form W-9, Affidavit of Eligibility, Liability and Publicity Release, and any other forms requested by Administrator, each in a form and substance acceptable to Administrator.
NOTIFICATION OF WINNER.
Winners will be notified upon reaching the final location of the Scavenger Hunt.
ALL WINNERS MUST MEET ALL ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS AND COMPLY WITH THESE TERMS TO WIN THE PRIZE. WINNERS ARE SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION BY ADMINISTRATOR, IN ADMINISTRATOR’S SOLE DISCRETION, AND ALL ADMINISTRATOR’S DECISIONS WITH RESPECT THERETO ARE FINAL. NO ENTRANT WILL BE DECLARED A WINNER UNLESS AND UNTIL ADMINISTRATOR HAS VERIFIED THE THAT ENTRANT’S ELIGIBILITY.
CANCELLATION AND DISQUALIFICATION.
Administrator reserves the right to, in its discretion, cancel, suspend, and/or modify the Contest (or any part thereof) and/or to disqualify any entrant, Winner, or potential Winner in any of the following events (each “Disqualifying Event”):
Administrator has reason to believe there exists any tampering, fraud, delay, unauthorized intervention, cheating, technical failures, or any other factor, technical failures, or other causes that corrupt the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper functioning of the Contest, including without limitation, the use of motorized vehicles during the Scavenger Hunt portion of the contest;
Any entrant fails to comply with these Rules or any applicable law, rule, or regulation;
Any entrant annoys, abuses, threatens, or harasses any other entrant or Administrator;
Administrator’s technical systems become otherwise impaired for any reason, in a manner that may affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper functioning of the Contest;
Administrator is unable to verify the eligibility of a Winner or potential Winner, or Administrator determines a Winner or potential Winner to be ineligible;
Any entrant fails to provide current and correct contact information for when entering;
A Winner is not ready, willing, or able to accept and claim the Prize, in accordance with these Rules, or Administrator is unable to deliver the Prize for any reason.
Administrator is unable to deliver the Prize for any reason; or
As may be required by any governmental agency with authority over contest regulation.
In the event of any Disqualifying Event, Administrator reserves the right, but will not be obligated to, award or dispose of the Prize, as deemed fair and appropriate by Administrator, in its sole business discretion, including without limitation, disqualifying all suspect entries and/or selecting new winner(s) from the remaining pool of non-winning entries, using the same winner selection method.
REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES.
You represent and warrant that:
You have read and agree to abide by all Contest Rules and that you are not prohibited from participating in the Contest. Participation in this Contest constitutes your full and unconditional acceptance of these Rules and the decisions of Administrator, its parents, affiliates, employees and agents, all of which are final, binding and non-negotiable in all respect.
You have full right, permission, and consent, without the necessity of obtaining the consent of any third party, to participate in this Contest and grant to Administrator all rights, licenses, and consents under these Rules;
You have not assigned, transferred, or exclusively licensed any rights in your entry or any portion thereof to any third-party, nor otherwise encumbered your entry or any rights therein.
Your entry does not and will not violate or infringe upon the rights of any third party.
THIRD PARTY TERMS.
If entry into this Contest requires you to make use of any third-party products or services, including without limitation, third-party, apps, websites, social media platforms, or text or email service (collectively, “Third-Party Services”), then by entering the Contest, you agree to abide by the rules, policies, terms, and conditions governing the use of each of those Third-Party Services.
BY ENTERING AND PARTICIPATING IN THIS CONTEST, YOU FOREVER RELEASE AND HOLD HARMLESS ADMINISTRATOR, ITS PARENTS, SUBSIDIARIES, AND AFFILIATES, AND EACH OF ITS AND THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, AGENTS, REPRESENTATIVES, AND EMPLOYEES (COLLECTIVELY, “RELEASEES”) FROM AND AGAINST ANY CLAIMS, LIABILITIES, JUDGMENTS, DAMAGES, LOSS, ACTIONS OR CAUSE OF ACTION, AND COSTS (INCLUDING REASONABLE ATTORNEY’S FEES) (COLLECTIVELY, “CLAIMS”), KNOWN OR UNKNOWN, SUSPECTED OR UNSUSPECTED, THAT YOU MAY NOW OR LATER HAVE, ARISING FROM OR RELATED TO YOUR ENTRY INTO, INABILITY TO ENTER INTO, OR PARTICIPATION IN THE CONTEST. YOUR FOREGOING WAIVER AND RELEASE INCLUDES, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ALL CLAIMS ARISING FROM OR RELATED TO: (A) THE NEGLIGENCE OF ANY RELEASEE OR ANY THIRD PARTY; (B) PHYSICAL AND/OR MENTAL INJURY, HARM, DAMAGES, DISABILITY, ILLNESS, DEATH, AND/OR OTHER OR LOSS TO YOU OR YOUR PROPERTY; (C) LOST, LATE, MISDIRECTED, DAMAGED, STOLEN, ALTERED, GARBLED, FRAUDULENT, INCORRECT, INCOMPLETE, OR DELAYED ENTRIES; (D) RECEIPT, USE, OR MISUSE OF THE PRIZE; (E) ERRORS OR MALFUNCTIONS OF ANY EQUIPMENT, COMPUTER, ONLINE SYSTEMS, SERVERS, PROVIDERS, OR COMPUTER HARDWARE OR SOFTWARE FAILURES; (F) THIRD-PARTY INTERVENTION INTO THE CONTEST OR OTHER TECHNICAL OR HUMAN ERRORS OR MALFUNCTIONS OF ANY KIND; (G) USE OF THE WEBSITE ON WHICH THE CONTEST IS CONDUCTED; (H) THE CANCELLATION, SUSPENSION, OR MODIFICATION OF THE CONTEST OR THE DISQUALIFICATION OF ANY ENTRANT OR WINNER; AND (I) BREACH OF CONTRACT; AND/OR INFLICTION OF EMOTIONAL DISTRESS; DEFAMATION, FALSE LIGHT, COMMON LAW OR STATUTORY MISAPPROPRIATION, INVASION OR OTHER VIOLATIONS OF ANY ACTUAL OR PURPORTED RIGHT OF PRIVACY AND/OR PUBLICITY.
RESIDENTS OF CALIFORNIA OR STATES WITH SIMILAR LAW: IF YOU ARE A RESIDENT OF CALIFORNIA, OR OF A STATE WITH A LAW SUBSTANTIALLY SIMILAR TO SECTION 1542 OF THE CALIFORNIA CIVIL CODE, THEN YOU EXPRESSLY WAIVE ALL RIGHTS AND BENEFITS AFFORDED BY CALIFORNIA CIVIL CODE SECTION 1542 OR YOUR STATE’S SUBSTANTIALLY SIMILAR LAW, AND YOU DO SO UNDERSTANDING AND ACKNOWLEDGING THE SIGNIFICANT OF SUCH SPECIFIC WAIVER THEREOF. SECTION 1542 OF THE CIVIL CODE OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA STATES AS FOLLOWS:
A GENERAL RELEASE DOES NOT EXTEND TO CLAIMS WHICH THE CREDITOR DOES NOT KNOW OR SUSPECT TO EXIST IN HIS OR HER FAVOR AT THE TIME OF EXECUTING THE RELEASE, WHICH IF KNOWN BY HIM OR HER MUST HAVE MATERIALLY AFFECTED HIS OR HER SETTLEMENT WITH THE DEBTOR.
THUS, NOTWITHSTANDING THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION 1542 OR YOUR STATE’S SUBSTANTIALLY SIMILAR LAW, AND FOR THE PURPOSE OF IMPLEMENTING A FULL AND COMPLETE RELEASE AND DISCHARGE OF RELEASEES, YOU EXPRESSLY ACKNOWLEDGE THAT THE RELEASE GRANTED BY YOU BY THESE RULES IS INTENDED TO INCLUDE IN ITS EFFECT, WITHOUT LIMITATION AND WITH RESPECT TO THE ENTIRETY OF THE RELEASE HEREIN, ALL CLAIMS NOT KNOWN OR SUSPECTED BY YOU AND ALL FACTS IN ADDITION TO OR DIFFERENT FROM THOSE WHICH YOU CURRENTLY KNOW OR BELIEVE TO BE TRUE, AND THAT THIS RELEASE CONTEMPLATES THE EXTINGUISHMENT OF ANY SUCH CLAIMS WHICH YOU MAY HAVE AGAINST ANY RELEASEES. ALL PROVISIONS OF THESE RULES APPLICABLE TO SECTION 1542 WILL APPLY WITH FULL FORCE AND EFFECT TO YOUR STATE’S SUBSTANTIALLY SIMILAR PROVISION
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY.
THE RELEASEES WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, EXEMPLARY OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGES FOR LOST DATA, LOST PROFITS, LOST REVENUE, LOST BUSINESS, ANTICIPATED PROFITS, COSTS OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES, HOWEVER CAUSED AND UNDER ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY, AND REGARDLESS OF WHETHER THE RELEASEES WERE OR SHOULD HAVE BEEN AWARE OF OR ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
By entering and participating in this Contest, you indemnify, defend, and hold harmless the Administrator from and against any all third-party Claims related to your: (a) breach or violation of these Rules or of any representation, warranty, or provision contained herein or otherwise made in connection with the Contest; (b) causing physical and/or mental injury, harm, damage, disability, illness, death, loss, or damage to any third party; (c) violation of or infringement upon the rights of any third party; or (d) violation of any applicable law, rule, or regulation.
This Contest and these Rules will be governed by the laws of the State of Texas, without regard to conflict of law principles. Any disputes arising from or relating to this Contest, these Rules (including their construction, validity, and enforceability), the Prize, and/or any rights or obligations hereunder will be adjudicated, individually (not by any class or representative action), exclusively in the State or Federal Courts located in Austin, Texas.
This Contest is for entertainment purposes only and may not be used as or in connection with any form of gambling.
NO THIRD PARTY ENDORSEMENT.
Unless otherwise noted, this Contest is not associated with or administered, sponsored, or endorsed by, any Third-Party Services, or any third party other than the Contest Entities.
RULES; WINNER LIST; QUESTIONS.
To receive a copy of these Rules, within 15 days after the end of the Contest Period, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to: Chive Media Group, LLC, attn. Contest Rules, 98 San Jacinto Blvd., Suite 160, Austin, TX 78701. The winner list will be mailed approximately 15 days after receipt of requests therefore. For any questions about this Contest, contact the Administrator at the preceding address.