CHIME IN FOR A CAUSE SWEEPSTAKES (THE “SWEEPSTAKES”)
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. BUYING WILL NOT HELP YOU WIN. YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING WITHOUT MAKING A PURCHASE OR DONATION ARE THE SAME AS THE CHANCES OF SOMEONE WHO PURCHASES SOMETHING OR MAKES A DONATION. ODDS OF WINNING WILL DEPEND ON THE TOTAL NUMBER OF ELIGIBLE ENTRIES RECEIVED FOR THE APPLICABLE ENTRY PERIOD. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW AND NBA RULES.
THESE RULES MAY BE UPDATED FROM TIME-TO-TIME, SO PLEASE CHECK BACK PERIODICALLY TO KEEP UP-TO-DATE.
SPONSOR(S): Mavs Foundation, 1333 N. Stemmons Fwy. Suite 105 Dallas, TX 75207 (“Mavs Foundation”) and Chime Financial Inc. (collectively, “Sponsor”).
SWEEPSTAKES PERIOD: The Sweepstakes period (“Entry Period”) begins Friday, July 31, 2020 at 8:00 AM CT and ends, Friday August 14, 2020 at 5:00 PM CT. Multiple entries allowed. Limit one (1) prize per person, family or household.
WHO’S ELIGIBLE: Sweepstakes is open to individuals who: (i) are legal residents of Texas with a primary residence address within 150 miles of Dallas, Texas excluding residents within seventy-five (75) miles of either the AT&T Center in San Antonio, TX or the Toyota Center in Houston, TX (“Eligibility Area”); (ii) are eighteen (18) years of age or older at the time of entry; (iii) agree and adhere to these Official Rules; and (iv) successfully complete the entry process (including filling out an entry form) as provided herein during the applicable Entry Period. Employees of (a) Dallas Basketball Limited dba “Dallas Mavericks” (the “Dallas Mavericks”), (b) Chime Financial Inc., (c) NBA Properties Inc., NBA Media Ventures, LLC, the National Basketball Association and its Member Teams, and each of their respective parent, subsidiary, and related companies and divisions (collectively, defined as the “NBA Entities”), and each of their respective parent companies, affiliates, owners, subsidiaries, divisions, directors, officers, members, partners, trustees, franchisees, governors, agents, owners, shareholders, participating vendors, distributors, advertising production and promotion agencies, agents and their immediate family members (i.e., spouse, parent, child, sibling, and the “steps” of each,) and persons living in the same household of each (collectively, the “Sweepstake Entities”) are not eligible to enter the Sweepstake. By entering the Sweepstakes, participants agree to accept and be bound by all terms of these Official Rules and Regulations and the decisions of Mavs Foundation are final and binding in all matters. Void outside of the Eligibility Area and where prohibited or restricted by law. The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state, territory, provincial and local laws, rules and regulations.
HOW TO ENTER: During the Entry Period eligible persons may enter the Sweepstakes multiple times, to become eligible to potentially win one (1) prize only. During the Entry Period there are two (2) ways to enter:
Donation Entry: During the Entry Period go to www.mavs.com/chimein and follow the instructions to donate to the Mavs Foundation and complete the entry form in its entirety, and then submit by clicking the “Submit” button (or its equivalent) on the entry form page. You can receive entries based on the amount you donate per the following chart (multiple entries allowed):
$20 for 1 entry
$40 for 2 entries
$60 for 3 entries
$100 for 5 entries
Non-Donation Entry: During the Entry Period go to www.mavs.com/chimein and follow the instructions to enter the Sweepstakes via the Alternate Method of entry and complete the entry form in its entirety , and then submit by clicking the “Submit” button (or its equivalent) on the entry form page. Multiple entries allowed. Each valid submission via the Alternate Method earns 1 entry.
After successfully completing any of the entry options provided above, during the Entry Period you will be entered in the Sweepstakes. You may enter the Sweepstakes at any time during the Entry Period. The Entry Period begins Friday, July 31, 2020 at 8:00 AM CT and ends, Friday August 14, 2020 at 5:00 PM CT.
SELECTION OF WINNERS: Following the conclusion of the Entry Period, the Mavs Foundation, will select a total of one-hundred and two (102) potential winners by random drawing to receive either the Grand Prize, Second Prize or Third Prize (collectively, a “Prize”). One hundred (100) potential winners will be selected for a Third Prize (as defined below), one (1) potential winner will be selected for the Second Prize (as defined below), and one (1) potential winner will be selected for the Grand Prize (as defined below) from among all eligible entries received during the Entry Period. Subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with the terms of these Official Rules, a potential winner will be declared an official winner of the Sweepstakes ("Winner"). The decisions of the Mavs Foundation are final and binding on all matters relating to this Sweepstakes.
CHANCE OF WINNING: Odds of winning depend on the total number of eligible entries received and successfully completed during the Entry Period.
PRIZE: A total of one hundred and two (102) prizes will be awarded during the Entry Period as follows:
Grand Prize: One (1) Winner will receive a Dallas Mavericks “EQUALITY” swingman jersey signed by the Dallas Mavericks starting five: Seth Curry, Luka Doncic, Dorian Finney-Smith, Tim Hardaway Jr. and Kristaps Porzingis. (approximate retail value $2,000).
Second Prize: One (1) Winner will receive a basketball autographed by 2019-2020 Dallas Mavericks players (approximate retail value $1,000).
Third Prize: One hundred (100) Winners will receive a Dallas Mavericks swingman jersey of a current Dallas Mavericks player of the Winners’ choice (approximate retail value of $125 each).
If winner cannot accept a Prize as specified, the Prize will be forfeited and may be randomly awarded to an alternate winner (time permitting), at Mavs Foundation sole discretion. Total ARV of all prizes is $15,500. Any difference between stated value and actual value will not be awarded. Limit one (1) prize per person, family or household.
PRIZE CONDITIONS: The Winner must (a) have the ability, using lawful means, to claim the Prize within forty-eight (48) hours of receiving notification from a Mavs Foundation representative who will notify the Winner as described in the “Notification” section below, and (b) fulfill the documentation requirements described in the "Notification" section below. All Prize details shall be determined in the sole and absolute discretion of the Mavs Foundation. All costs and expenses associated with the Prize acceptance and use not specified herein as being provided are the sole responsibility of each individual Winner. Each Winner is fully responsible for all applicable federal, state, territory, provincial and local taxes (including income and withholding taxes). Winners may receive an IRS Form 1099 at the end of the calendar year, and a copy of such form will be filed with the IRS. The Prizes are non-transferable and non-assignable, with no cash redemptions except at the Mavs Foundation’s sole and absolute discretion. The Mavs Foundation 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. Where applicable, TRANSPORTATION TO/FROM THE GAME, EVENT AND/OR LODGING NOT INCLUDED. Each Winner's guest(s) must be of legal age of majority in his/her (their) jurisdiction(s) of residence (and at least eighteen (18) years of age), unless the Winner is the guest’s parent or legal guardian.
NOTIFICATION OF WINNER: The winner will be notified via email and/or telephone number (in the sole discretion of the Mavs Foundation) provided at the time of entry (the "Prize Notification"). THE WINNER MUST REPLY AND AGREE VIA EMAIL AND/OR TELEPHONE NUMBER (OR BY OTHER MEANS IN THE SOLE DISCRETION OF THE MAVS FOUNDATION) TO SUCH PRIZE NOTIFICATION WITHIN THE REQUIRED RESPONSE TIME TO CLAIM THE PRIZE. IN THE EVENT THAT ANY POTENTIAL WINNER DOES NOT RESPOND TO ANY SUCH PRIZE NOTIFICATION WITHIN THE REQUIRED RESPONSE TIME, THE POTENTIAL WINNER IS ADJUDGED TO BE INELIGIBLE, OR DECLINES THE PRIZE FOR ANY REASON, OR IF THE PRIZE NOTIFICATION IS RETURNED AS UNDELIVERABLE, A DISQUALIFICATION WILL RESULT, THE PRIZE WILL BE FORFEITED AND, AT THE MAVS FOUNDATION’S SOLE DISCRETION AND TIME PERMITTING, AN ALTERNATE POTENTIAL WINNER MAY BE RANDOMLY SELECTED FROM AMONG ALL REMAINING ELIGIBLE ENTRIES RECEIVED FOR THE APPLICABLE ENTRY PERIOD. THE WINNER MAY BE REQUIRED TO SUBMIT HIS/HER VALID SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER AND/OR OTHER IDENTIFICATION TO THE MAVS FOUNDATION AND MAY BE REQUIRED TO EXECUTE AND RETURN AN AFFIDAVIT OF ELIGIBILITY AND RELEASE OF LIABILITY AND, UNLESS PROHIBITED BY LAW, PUBLICITY, WITHIN THE REQUIRED RESPONSE TIME FROM TIME OF ISSUANCE. Failure to submit any identification required by the Mavs Foundation or to return the required documents within the specified time period, noncompliance with these Official Rules or the return of any Prize (or any portion thereof) or Prize Notification as undeliverable may result in disqualification and Prize forfeiture and, at the Mavs Foundation’s sole discretion and time permitting, may cause an alternate potential winner to be randomly selected from among all remaining eligible entries received for the Entry Period.
MOBILE MESSAGING: You may choose to receive mobile alerts by signing up or participating in an auction. If you do, you authorize the Mavs Foundation, the Dallas Mavericks and GiveSmart to use automated technology to send messages to the mobile phone number you supply when you sign up. Your consent to receive mobile communications is never required in order to enter into an auction and will not impact any your chances of winning. You may receive up to 8 messages per month.
Message and data rates may apply, according to your rate plan provided by your wireless carrier. Neither the Mavs Foundation, Dallas Mavericks or GiveSmart will be responsible for any text messaging or other wireless charges incurred by you or by a person who has access to your wireless device or telephone number. You may not receive Mavs Foundation, Dallas Mavericks or GiveSmart alerts if your carrier does not permit text alerts. Your carrier may not allow you to use pre-paid phones or calling plans to receive alerts. The Mavs Foundation, Dallas Mavericks and/or GiveSmart may send you a bounce back message for every message you send to us. Service may not be compatible with all wireless carriers or devices.
You may opt out of any alerts by replying to an alert with the text message "STOP" or by sending the text message "STOP" to the shortcode provided. If you opt out by sending us a text message, the Mavs Foundation, Dallas Mavericks or GiveSmart will send you a text to confirm your request. It may take us up to 10 days to remove your mobile device number from our database. For additional help, text "HELP" to the shortcode provided.
Neither the Mavs Foundation, Dallas Mavericks or GiveSmart are responsible for the accuracy of any information displayed in the mobile messaging, for any misdelivery or untimely delivery of any mobile messaging, or your deletion or failure to store any mobile messaging from us.”
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 the Mavs Foundation, Dallas Mavericks, Chime Financial Inc., the other NBA Entities and each of their respective parent companies, affiliates, owners, partners, members, 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 this Sweepstakes, each entrant gives his/her express permission to be contacted by the Mavs Foundation and/or the Dallas Mavericks by telephone, e-mail and/or postal mail for Sweepstakes purposes. Each Winner, by acceptance of any Prize, grants to the Mavs Foundation, the Dallas Mavericks, the NBA and each of their respective designees the right to publicize such Winner's name, address (city and state/territory/province of residence), photograph, video, 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.
THE SWEEPSTAKES AND THE PRIZES ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" AND SPONSOR DOES NOT MAKE ANY, AND HEREBY DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL, REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND (EXPRESS OR IMPLIED) REGARDING THE SWEEPSTAKES OR THE PRIZES.
NOTWITHSTANDING ANYTHING ELSE HEREIN OR OTHERWISE, SPONSOR SHALL NOT BE LIABLE OR OBLIGATED WITH RESPECT TO ANY SUBJECT MATTER OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES OR UNDER CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHER LEGAL OR EQUITABLE THEORY FOR (A) ANY SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, LOSS OF REVENUE, GOODWILL, OR ANTICIPATED PROFITS) (B) AMOUNTS IN EXCESS OF THE PRIZE FOR THE SWEEPSTAKE, (C) DATA LOSS OR COST OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES, AND/OR (D) ANY MATTER BEYOND SUCH PARTIES’ REASONABLE CONTROL.
DISPUTES/GOVERNING LAW: BY ENTERING THIS SWEEPSTAKES, ENTRANT AGREES THAT (A) 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; (B) ANY AND ALL CLAIMS, JUDGMENTS AND AWARDS SHALL BE LIMITED TO ACTUAL OUT-OF-POCKET COSTS INCURRED, INCLUDING COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH ENTERING THE SWEEPSTAKES, BUT IN NO EVENT ATTORNEYS’ FEES; AND (C) UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL ANY ENTRANT BE PERMITTED TO OBTAIN AWARDS FOR, AND EACH ENTRANT HEREBY WAIVES ALL RIGHTS TO CLAIM, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL AND CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES AND ANY OTHER DAMAGES, OTHER THAN FOR ACTUAL OUT-OF- POCKET EXPENSES, AND ANY AND ALL RIGHTS TO HAVE DAMAGES MULTIPLIED OR OTHERWISE INCREASED. THESE OFFICIAL RULES AND THE SWEEPSTAKES ARE GOVERNED BY AND CONTROLLED BY THE LAWS IN AND OF THE STATE OF TEXAS, APPLICABLE TO CONTRACTS MADE AND PERFORMED THEREIN WITHOUT REFERENCE TO THE APPLICABLE CHOICE OF LAW PROVISIONS. ALL ACTIONS, PROCEEDINGS OR LITIGATION RELATING HERETO WILL BE INSTITUTED AND PROSECUTED SOLELY WITHIN DALLAS, TEXAS. THE ENTRANT HEREBY CONSENTS TO THE JURISDICTION OF THE FEDERAL AND STATE COURTS OF TEXAS WITH RESPECT TO ANY ACTION, DISPUTE OR OTHER MATTER PERTAINING TO OR ARISING OUT OF THE SWEEPSTAKES INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY PRIZE AWARDED IN CONNECTION WITH THE SWEEPSTAKES, AND WAIVES EVERY DEFENSE THAT SUCH JURISDICTION IS INCONVENIENT OR IMPROPER. IF ANY PROVISION, OR any PORTION THEREOF, OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES ARE DECLARED OR FOUND BY A COURT OF COMPETENT JURISDICTION TO BE ILLEGAL, UNENFORCEABLE OR VOID, THEN SUCH PROVISION, OR PORTION THEREOF, WILL BE NULL AND VOID BUT EACH OTHER PROVISION HEREOF NOT SO AFFECTED WILL BE ENFORCED TO THE FULL EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW. ALL FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS APPLY.
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, e-mail 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 e-mail 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 Prizes or in any Sweepstakes-related materials, or the cancellation or postponement of any National Basketball Association 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 entrants' 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 the Mavs Foundation or the Dallas Mavericks or who are in violation of these Official Rules, as solely determined by the Mavs Foundation, 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 the Mavs Foundation, the Dallas Mavericks, National Basketball Association and/or their respective agents. The Mavs Foundation 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) or the website, and (ii) disclaim any implied warranty. The Mavs Foundation’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.
The Mavs Foundation 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, the Mavs Foundation may elect to identify the Winner and award the Prizes by way of random drawing from among all non-suspect, eligible entries received for the applicable Entry Period up to the time of such cancellation. The Mavs Foundation 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 THIS SWEEPSTAKES OR UNDERMINE THE CONTENT OR LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE MAVS FOUNDATION WILL DISQUALIFY ANY ENTRANT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ATTEMPT, AND THE MAVS FOUNDATION 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 at the sole discretion of Sponsor. All Entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned. In the event of dispute as to the identity or eligibility of any potential winner based on an e-mail address, the winning entry will be declared made by the Authorized Account Holder of the e-mail address submitted at the time of entry provided he/she is eligible according to these Official Rules. The "Authorized Account Holder" is defined as the natural person to whom the applicable Internet service provider or other organization (such as a business or educational institution) has assigned the e-mail address for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address.
The NBA Entities will have no liability or responsibility for any claim arising in connection with participation in this Sweepstakes or any prize awarded. The NBA Entities have not offered or administered this Sweepstakes in any way.
WINNER LIST: For the names of the prize winners of prizes, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope with the message below written in the notice by December 31, 2020 to: Mavs Foundation, 1333 N. Stemmons, Suite 105, Dallas Texas 75207. In the notice please write: “Please send the Official Winners list for the Chime in for a Cause Sweepstake
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