MSG’s VIP Playoff Sweepstakes Official Rules

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR TO WIN.  A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.  ALL APPLICABLE FEDERAL, STATE, LOCAL AND MUNICIPAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS APPLY.  VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.

SWEEPSTAKES PERIOD: The MSG Networks VIP Rangers Playoffs sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) begins on April 27, 2017 and ends 8:00 AM ET on May 12, 2017, or on the day after the conclusion of the New York Rangers, LLC (the “Rangers”) vs. Ottawa Senators Round 2 series of the 2017/18 National Hockey League (“NHL”) Playoffs (each a “Rangers Playoff Game”, collectively, “Rangers Playoff Games”), whichever comes first (“Sweepstakes Period”).  The Sweepstakes will take place in connection with each postgame show on MSG Network (“MSGN”) for each of the Ranger Playoff Games (“each a Postgame Show”, collectively, “Postgame Shows”) as set forth below (each, an “Entry Period”).  MSGN Holdings, L.P. (“Sponsor”) will be the official timekeeper for the Sweepstakes.  Each Entry Period will begin at the start of the applicable Postgame Show and end at 8:00 AM ET on the calendar day immediately following such applicable Postgame Show (or if the applicable Postgame Show begins after 12:00 AM, the Entry Period shall begin at the start of such applicable Postgame Show and end at 8:00 AM ET on the same calendar day of such applicable Postgame Show). If the broadcast of any Rangers Playoff Game itself, or any Postgame Show is cancelled, postponed or preempted, the prize for that Entry Period will not be awarded.

Rangers Playoff Game Postgame Show on MSGN Drawing Date Related Prize Related Prize
Game 1, Thursday, April 27, 2017 @ 7:00 PM Thursday, April 27, 2017, scheduled to air on MSGN at 9:30 PM or immediately following the end of Game 1. Friday, April 28, 2017 One pair of tickets to Rangers Playoff Game 3 and a meeting with an MSGN on-air talent at a meet & greet (ARV $426)
Game 2, Saturday, April 29, 2017 @ 3:00 PM, Saturday, April 29, 2017, scheduled to air on MSGN at 5:30 PM or immediately following the end of Game 2. Monday, May 1, 2017 One pair of tickets to Rangers Playoff Game 4 (ARV $426)
Game 3, Tuesday, May 2, 2017 @ 7:00 PM Tuesday, May 2, 2017, scheduled to air on MSGN at 9:30 PM or immediately following the end of Game 3. Wednesday, May 3, 2017 One pair of tickets to Rangers Playoff Game 4 and a meeting with an MSGN on-air talent at a meet & greet (ARV $426)
Game 4, Thursday, May 4, 2017 @ 7:30 PM Thursday, May 4, 2017, scheduled to air on MSGN at 10:00 PM or immediately following the end of Game 4. Friday, May 5, 2017 One (1) hockey stick autographed by a member of the Rangers team (ARV $125-$250)
If there is a Game 5: Game 5: Saturday, May 6, 2017 – TBD If there is a Game 5: Saturday, May 6, 2017, scheduled to air immediately following Game 5. If there is a Game 5: Monday, May 8, 2017 If there is a Game 5: One pair of tickets to a subsequent Rangers Playoff Game if the series is tied 2-2 or the Rangers are up in the series 3-1; or, alternatively, One (1) puck autographed by a member of the Rangers team if Rangers are down in the series 1-3
(ARV $125-$426)
If there is a Game 6: Game 6, Tuesday, May 9, 2017 – TBD If there is a Game 6: Tuesday, May 9, 2017 scheduled to air on MSGN immediately following Game 6. If there is a Game 6: Wednesday, May 10, 2017 If there is a Game 6: One (1) hockey stick autographed by a member of the Rangers team (ARV $125-$250)
If there is a Game 7: Game 7, Thursday, May 11, 2017 – TBD If there is a Game 7: Thursday, May 11, 2017 scheduled to air on MSGN immediately following Game 7. If there is a Game 7: Friday, May 12, 2017 If there is a Game 7: One (1) hockey stick autographed by a member of the Rangers team (ARV $125-$250)

 

ELIGIBILITY: The Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and Pennsylvania, 18 or older. Sweepstakes is void outside New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Pennsylvania and where prohibited or restricted by law. Employees of Sponsor, MSG Networks, Inc.,Rangers, the National Hockey League and its member teams, NHL Enterprises, L.P., (collectively, “NHL Entities”), any advertiser, sponsor or promotional partner of the Sweepstakes (each a “Promotional Partner”) and their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates and advertising and promotion agencies, 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 such individuals are not eligible to enter or win. By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor, which are binding and final on matters relating to this Sweepstakes.

TO ENTER: Limit one (1) entry per person/email address per Entry Period. Multiple entries for any Entry Period will be void. To enter, watch the Postgame show taking place during the applicable Entry Period, look for the special code, then visit msgnetworks.com/vip (“Website”) and follow the directions to complete and submit the entry form, including the special code. You must include the correct corresponding code in order to be eligible. Code will be different for each Entry Period. The code will be aired one time during each Postgame Show. The code will also be posted on the Rangers page on msgnetworks.com during each Entry Period. All entries must be received by the end of the applicable Entry Period to be eligible for that drawing. All entries become the property of Sponsor.

WINNER SELECTION: On or about each of the Drawing Dates set forth in the chart above, one (1) potential winner will be selected in a random drawing from among all eligible entries received for that Entry Period. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received for the applicable drawing. Non-winning entries from one drawing will not carry forward into subsequent drawings. Potential winners will be notified by phone and/or e-mail no later than twenty-four (24) hours following the applicable drawing with instructions on how to claim the prize and must respond to the initial notification within the time period stated in that notification. Potential winners may be required to sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability and Publicity Release within the time period stated in that notification in order to claim a prize. If any potential winners fail to accept the prize or if a prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, or if a potential winners are not in compliance with these Official Rules or fails to timely return all requested documentation, potential winner will forfeit the prize in its entirety and, at Sponsor’s discretion and time permitting, an alternate winner will be selected in a random drawing from the remaining eligible entries received for the drawing at issue. Sponsor’s decisions on the selection of the winners and all matters relating to this Sweepstakes shall be final.

PRIZE CONDITIONS: All prize details shall be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion.  Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of comparable or greater value, at its sole discretion. Prizes cannot be, for any reason, substituted, assigned, transferred, changed, or redeemed for cash except at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. Prizes are awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied. Actual value of autographed merchandise may vary based on market fluctuations. Autographed merchandise is not game used. Winners do not get a choice of Rangers game date (“Event“), which is at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. Event tickets may not be exchanged for other dates. All details for any meet-and-greet will be determined by Sponsor, including, without limitation, on-air talent or other individual(s) associated with the applicable meet-and-greet. Any meet-and-greet may not be exclusive to winner. Winners do not get to choose autographed item. No refund or compensation will be paid in the event of the cancellation or delay of an Event, or any portion thereof. Sponsor will not be liable if the Event, or any portion of it, does not take place, is cancelled or delayed. Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, attempt to reschedule for a future event. Event tickets are subject to certain terms and conditions as specified by issuer. The terms and conditions of the Event tickets may govern if the Event is cancelled due to weather, an act of God, an act of terrorism, civil disturbance or any other reason. Released Parties (as defined below) are not responsible for, and will not replace, lost, mutilated, or stolen Event tickets. Winners and guests of Event tickets must comply with all venue rules and regulations. Failure to do so may result in forfeiture of prize. All costs and expenses associated with acceptance and use of the prize that are not specified herein as being awarded as part of the prize are the sole responsibility of the winners, including, but not limited to, all federal, state and local taxes and transportation to/from Event. Travel to/from venue and accommodations are not included as part of any prize. In the event that a potential winner is disqualified for any reason, Sponsor may award the prize to an alternate potential winner by random drawing from among all remaining eligible entries received.

SWEEPSTAKES CONDITIONS: By participating, entrants waive any right to claim ambiguity in the Sweepstakes or these Official Rules. ENTRANTS RELEASE, DISCHARGE, AND AGREE TO INDEMNIFY AND HOLD HARMLESS SPONSOR, MSG NETWORKS, INC., THE RANGERS, THE NHL ENTITIES, THE PROMOTIONAL PARTNERS AND ALL OF THEIR RESPECTIVE PARENT, SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES AND ADVERTISING AND PROMOTION AGENCIES AND ALL OF RESPECTIVE DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, PARTNERS, EMPLOYEES, SHAREHOLDERS, AGENTS AND REPRESENTATIVES AND ALL OTHERS ASSOCIATED WITH THE DEVELOPMENT AND EXECUTION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES (COLLECTIVELY, “RELEASED PARTIES”) FROM AND AGAINST ANY LIABILITY FOR ANY DAMAGES, INJURY OR LOSSES (INCLUDING DEATH) TO ANY PERSON, OR PROPERTY, OF ANY KIND RESULTING IN WHOLE OR IN PART, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY FROM ACCEPTANCE, POSSESSION, MISUSE OR USE OF ANY PRIZE (INCLUDING ANY TRAVEL OR ACTIVITY RELATED THERETO) OR PARTICIPATION IN ANY SWEEPSTAKES RELATED ACTIVITY OR PARTICIPATION IN THIS SWEEPSTAKES.

LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY: Sponsor may prohibit an entrant from participating in the Sweepstakes or winning a prize if, in its sole discretion, Sponsor determines that said entrant is attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes by cheating, hacking, deception, or other unfair playing or intending to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other entrants or Sponsor’s representatives or employees.  If for any reason this Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, including but not limited to by reason of tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, or any other causes which, in the sole opinion of Sponsor, corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes, then Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend this Sweepstakes (or any portion thereof) and, if terminated, select the winner(s) for the Entry Period(s) at issue from among the non-suspect, eligible entries received for such Entry Period(s) prior to the action taken or as otherwise deemed fair and appropriate by Sponsor.

PUBLICITY GRANT: Winners, by acceptance of prize, except where legally prohibited, grant permission for Sponsor and its designees to use their names, addresses (city and state), photographs, voices and/or other likenesses and prize information, for advertising, trade and promotional purposes, in any manner, in any and all media now known or hereafter discovered, worldwide in perpetuity, without further compensation or notification to, or permission from, winners.

GENERAL CONDITIONS: Entrants, by participating, agree that Released Parties will have no liability whatsoever for, and shall be held harmless by entrants against, any liability, for any injuries, losses or damages of any kind, including death, to persons, or property resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, misuse or use of any prize or participation in this Sweepstakes. Released Parties are not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, inaccurate, stolen, misdirected, undelivered or garbled entries or email; or for lost, interrupted or unavailable network, server, Internet Service Provider (ISP), website, or other connections, availability or accessibility or miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, telephone or cable transmissions, lines, or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties, or other errors or difficulties of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic, computer, network, 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. Incomplete entry information will be considered void. Entries generated by script, macro or automated means or by any means that subvert the entry process will be void. 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. Released Parties are not responsible for injury or damage to participants’ or to any other person’s computer 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 who are in violation of these Official Rules or who act in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, as solely determined by Sponsor, will be disqualified and all associated entries will be void. Should any portion of the Sweepstakes be, in Sponsor’s sole opinion, compromised by virus, worms, bugs, non-authorized human intervention or other causes which, in the sole opinion of the Sponsor, corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play, or submission of entries, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to suspend, modify or terminate the Sweepstakes and, if terminated, at its discretion, select winners from all eligible, non-suspect entries received prior to action taken or as otherwise deemed fair and appropriate by Sponsor. In the event of a dispute regarding entries received from multiple users having the same e-mail account, the authorized subscriber of the e-mail account at the time of entry will be deemed to be the entrant and must comply with these Official Rules. Authorized account subscriber is the natural person who is assigned the e-mail address by the ISP, on-line service provider, or other organization responsible for assigning e-mail addresses.

DATA COLLECTION AND USE: Any information collected in connection with a Sweepstakes will be used in accordance with Sponsor’s privacy policy, available at http://corporate.msgnetworks.com/privacy/. By entering, you are automatically opted in to receive marketing and promotional emails from Sponsor. If you do not wish to receive these emails, you can opt-out at any time by following the unsubscribe directions included in the email.

CLAIMS/CHOICE OF LAW: Under no circumstances will an entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrants hereby waive all rights to claim punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than actual out-of-pocket expenses, and hereby waive all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of entrant in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of New York, without regard for conflicts of law doctrine, and all proceedings shall take place in that State. All participants who enter the Sweepstakes agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the State of New York and agree to waive the right to a jury trial with respect to any claim or dispute with regard to any aspect of the Sweepstakes or Official Rules.

WINNERS’ NAMES: For the name of the winners (available after May 12, 2017), send a self-addressed stamped envelope to: 11 Penn Plaza, 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10001, Attn.: Steve Mars, for receipt no later than June 12, 2017.

SPONSOR: MSGN Holdings, L.P., 11 Penn Plaza, 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10001.
This Sweepstakes is not sponsored, endorsed or administered by the NHL Entities and/or the Rangers.