Instructions have been emailed
to you. Please check your emails
to reset your password.
Blockbuster Scratch and Win Sweepstakes Full Official Rules
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY APPLICABLE FEDERAL, STATE LAWS AND REGULATIONS. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. OPEN TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES AND D.C., EXCLUDING FLORIDA AND NEW YORK, PUERTO RICO, AND OTHER U.S. TERRITORIES, AGE 18 YEARS OR OLDER. INTERNET ACCESS REQUIRED FOR ONLINE SWEEPSTAKES. VOID WHERE RESTRICTED OR PROHIBITED BY LAW.
The Blockbuster Scratch and Win (“Scratch and Win Game”) and the Online Sweepstakes (“Online Sweepstakes”) (collectively, the “Promotion”) commences on 12:00:01 PM Eastern Time (“ET”) on November 1st, 2012 and ends at 11:59:59 A.M. ET on December 31th, 2012 (the “Promotion Period”). All Online Sweepstakes entries (“Online Entries”) must be received by 11:59:59 AM ET on December 31st, 2012. Online Entries submitted past the expiration of the Promotion Period will not be accepted and will be destroyed.
Administrator/Sponsor: The Promotion shall be administered by Brandmovers, Inc. (“Administrator”) and sponsored by Blockbuster, LLC. (“Sponsor”).
Eligibility: Open only to legal residents of the United States and District of Columbia, excluding New York and Florida, Puerto Rico, other U.S. territories, and where restricted and prohibited by law. Entrants must be at least 18 years of age or older at time of entry, or the age of majority in their state of residence. Directors, officers, employees, agents and representatives of Sponsor, Sponsor’s franchisees, and each of their respective parent, sister, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotional agencies, and all other corporations, partnerships, sole proprietorships or other legal entities or individuals associated with the development, administration, or fulfillment of this Promotion (collectively, the “Promotion Entities”), and the immediate families of such persons (defined as spouse, child, sibling, parent or grandparent or so-called “step” or “half’ variations of any of the preceding individuals, regardless of where they live), and those living in their same households, whether or not related, are ineligible to enter, win or collect prizes in the Promotion. The Promotion is subject to all applicable federal, state, provincial, territorial, municipal, and local laws, regulations, and ordinances.
How to Play
Scratch & Win Game: Go to a participating Blockbuster location during the Promotion Period and receive a scratch card (“Game Piece”) while supplies last. Scratch the Game Piece to reveal a retail prize (“Retail Prize”), redeemable with any subsequent Blockbuster purchase during the Promotion Period. Retail Prizes must be redeemed by 9:59:59 PM Pacific Time on December 31st, 2012.
All Game Pieces are subject to verification by Sponsor and its participating franchisees who reserve the right to refuse any Retail Prize claims deemed invalid and whose decisions are final and binding in all matters relating to this Promotion. How to Enter the Online Sweepstakes. There are two methods of entry, each described as follows:
Online Method of Entry: Once you obtain a Game Piece from a participating Blockbuster location, whether you decide to play the Scratch and Win Game or redeem your Retail Prize or not, you may enter the Online Sweepstakes by using the code found behind the Game Piece and taking the following steps. Go to www.blockbuster.com/win (“the “Website”) during the Promotion Period to access the Online Sweepstakes and follow the on-screen instructions to: (a) register with Sponsor by completing all required fields contained on the Website (“Registration”); (b) enter a valid 8-digit alphanumeric code located on the Game Piece; and (c) electronically agree and accept these Official Rules (collectively, the “Online Sweepstakes Entry”).
Alternate Method of Entry: Go to www.blockbuster.com/win (“the “Website”) during the Promotion Period to access the Online Sweepstakes and follow the on-screen instructions to: (a) enter a valid e-mail address for a free code request (“Free Code Request”). Limit: one (1) free code request per e-mail address per day. Once you receive an alphanumeric code vie e-mail, follow the instructions detailed above in the “Online” method description, once you have done so, you will have submitted an Online Sweepstakes Entry. Additional Entries: After successfully submitting a Sweepstakes entry, entrant will then be taken to a Thank You page where they will be able to Share the Promotion on Facebook, Twitter, or e-mail and earn one (1) additional Entry (an “Additional Entry”) into the Sweepstakes. Limit: Entrants may earn one (1) Additional Entry per share mechanism (i.e. Facebook, Twitter, or e-mail) not to exceed a limit of two (2) Additional Entries per Entrant per day.
Limit two (2) Online Sweepstakes Entry per person (“Entrant”), per day. Limit two (2) Additional Sweepstakes Entries per person per day for a total of up to, and no more than, four (4) Entries into the Online Sweepstakes per day, per Entrant.
General Entry Conditions: Any Entrant who attempts to participate with multiple e-mail and/or street addresses, under multiple identities or uses any device or artifice to enter multiple times in violation of applicable entry limitations may be disqualified. Any use of robotic, repetitive, automatic, programmed or similar entry methods or agents will void all Online Entries made by, or associated with, the applicable Entrant. In the event of a dispute over who submitted an Online Sweepstakes Entry, the authorized subscriber of the e-mail account provided in connection with the Online Sweepstakes Entry, as of the actual time of entry, will be deemed to be the Entrant. The “authorized account subscriber” is defined as the natural person who is assigned an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization (e.g. business, education, institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. A selected, or potential winning “authorized account subscriber” may be required to provide Sponsor with proof that he/she is the authorized account holder of the e-mail address associated with the applicable entry. Prizes
Retail Prizes: There are 8,250,000 Retail Prizes (each a “Retail Prize”) available to be awarded in connection with the Scratch and Win Game. Odds of winning a Retail Prize are 1:1.
TOTAL SCRATCH & WIN RETAIL PRIZES ARV $4,655,115 USD Sweepstakes Prizes: There is one (1) Online Sweepstakes First Place Prize (“First Place Prize”) and there is one (1) Online Sweepstakes Grand Prize (“Grand Prize”) available to be won in connection with the Online Sweepstakes.
The total ARV of all prizes available to be won in the Online Sweepstakes is $6,661 USD.
Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible Online Entries received. The Sweepstakes First Place Prize and Grand Prize winners will be determined by a random drawing to be held on or about January 2, 2013 ( the “Drawing”), or soon thereafter as reasonably practicable, from among all eligible Online Entries received.
The total ARV of all prizes available to be won in the Promotion is $4,661,776 USD.
Names of manufacturers or trademarks are used for purposes of prize description only and such use is not intended to suggest or imply said manufacturers’ or trademark owner’s sponsorship, endorsement, or approval of the Sponsor or this Promotion. Any gift cards awarded will be subject to the Terms and Conditions of the gift card supplier.
Retail Prize Winners: Every Game Piece in the Promotion will contain one (1) Retail Prize revealed in the scratch-off portion of the Game Piece. Retail Prize may be redeemed with any subsequent Blockbuster purchase during the Promotion Period. Retail prizes must be redeemed by 9:59:59 PM PT on December 31st, 2012. No Retail Prizes will be awarded after December 31, 2012.
Online Sweepstakes First Place Prize and Grand Prize Winners: Online Sweepstakes First Place Prize and Grand Prize winners will be notified by email, phone, and/or mail within seven (7) days of the drawing. If after a reasonable number of attempts (as determined by Sponsor or Administrator, as applicable, in its sole discretion) contact is not made with any winner, the applicable prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner selected by random drawing from amongst all remaining eligible Online Entries. Winners, and their parent or legal guardian if they are under the age of majority in their jurisdiction of residence, may be required to sign an affidavit of eligibility and release of publicity/liability (“Affidavit”) (where legal) within seven (7) days. If a potential Grand Prize winner is under the age of majority in his/her jurisdiction of residence, a parent or legal guardian of the Grand Prize Winner must sign all required documentation as described in these Official Rules on behalf of the Grand Prize winner. If any mail is returned as undeliverable without a forwarding address, a potential winner cannot be contacted within seven (7) days of the first attempt to contact him/her, or if he/she, or his/her parent or legal guardian if the winner is under the age of majority in his/her jurisdiction of residence, fails to return the signed Affidavit within seven (7) days, or if the potential winner is deemed ineligible for any other reason in Sponsor’s sole discretion, the potential winner will be disqualified and an alternate winner will be selected in his/her place by random drawing amongst all remaining eligible Online Entries received. For Grand Prize and First Place Prize, three (3) alternate drawings will be held after which the applicable Prize may remain un-awarded.
All travel arrangements must be made by Sponsor’s agent. Grand Prize and First Place Prize winners must arrange travel at least sixty (60) days in advance and Grand Prize and First Place Prize winners and his/her travel companion(s) must travel together on the same itinerary. All other expenses not specifically identified in these Official Rules are the sole responsibility of the Grand Prize and First Place Prize winners. The travel companions of the Grand Prize winner and First Place Prize winner may also need to sign a Liability and Publicity Release (where legal), or the parent or legal guardian of such companion must sign such release and consent to such travel. The Grand Prize may be forfeited if such winner is unable to travel by April 30, 2013. Exact travel times are subject to availability. Further blackout dates may apply. Travel changes will not be accepted after reservations have been booked. The Sponsor, Administrator, and the Promotion Entities are not responsible if the Grand Prize or First Place Prize, or any part thereof, cannot be awarded due to travel cancellations, delays or interruptions due to any acts of God, action(s), regulations(s), order(s), or request(s) by any governmental or quasi-governmental entity (whether or not the action(s), regulation(s), order(s), or request(s) prove to be invalid), equipment failure, terrorist acts, earthquake, war, fire, flood, explosion, unusually severe weather, hurricane, embargo, labor dispute or strike (whether legal or illegal), labor or material shortage, transportation interruption of any kind, work slow-down, civil disturbance, insurrection, riot, or any other cause beyond Sponsor’s sole control, and shall not be responsible for any cancellations, delays, diversions, or substitutions or any act or omissions whatsoever by the air carrier(s), hotel(s), or other transportation companies or any other persons providing any of these services and accommodations to passengers including any results thereof such as changes in services or accommodations necessitated by same.
By accepting prizes, winners agree that Sponsor may use each winner's and travel companion’s name, likeness, photograph and/or biographical information, without limitation, for promotional purposes without further consideration or payment, where permitted by law. All expenses not specified herein are the winners’ responsibility. Taxes on and in connection with all prizes are a winner’s sole responsibility; Sponsor or its designated agent may issue a Form 1099 to the winners for prizes with an ARV of $600 or more. Prizes are not transferable. No prize, cash or other substitutions allowed except at Sponsor’s sole discretion or as otherwise provided herein. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value if an advertised prize becomes unavailable. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision. Should any provision of these Official Rules be deemed unenforceable or invalid, the other provisions of these Official Rules shall remain in full force and effect. Limit one (1) Online Sweepstakes prize per household.
Sponsor and its participating franchisees reserve the right to refuse any Game Pieces or Online Entries deemed invalid or ineligible. Game Piece is void if not obtained in accordance with these Official Rules and through authorized channels, or if forged, counterfeited, illegible, incomplete, mutilated, altered, defective, reproduced, irregular, or tampered with or if it contains printing, production, typographical, mechanical, seeding or other errors. Sponsor is not responsible for programming, coding printing, distribution or production errors and the Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Promotion or any element thereof. If by reason of programming, printing or other error, more prizes are claimed than the number set forth in these Official Rules, all Entrants making purportedly valid claims will be included in a random drawing to award the advertised number of prizes available in the prize category in question. No more than the advertised number of prizes will be awarded.
ENTRANTS ASSUME ALL RISK OF LOSS, DAMAGE, DESTRUCTION, DELAY OR MISDIRECTION OF MATERIALS/MAIL/EMAIL SUBMITTED TO SPONSOR. ENTRANTS AGREE TO THESE OFFICIAL RULES AND TO ALL DECISIONS OF SPONSOR, OR ITS DESIGNATED AGENT, WHICH ARE FINAL AND LEGALLY BINDING IN ALL RESPECTS, AND FURTHER AGREES THAT ALL PRIZES ARE AWARDED UPON THE CONDITION THAT THE PROMOTION ENTITIES, PRINTERS, SUPPLIERS OF MATERIALS, OR ANY OF THEIR RESPECTIVE PARENT COMPANIES, SUBSIDIARIES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, PARTNERS, PRINCIPALS, PARTNERSHIPS, EMPLOYEES OR AGENTS SHALL HAVE NO LIABILITY WHATSOEVER AND SHALL BE HELD HARMLESS FOR ANY INJURIES, LOSSES, OR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND TO PERSONS OR PROPERTY, INCLUDING DEATH, SUSTAINED, IN WHOLE OR IN PART, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, IN CONNECTION WITH OR RESULTING FROM ACCEPTANCE, POSSESSION OR USE/MISUSE OF ANY PRIZE, OR PARTICIPATION IN THIS PROMOTION OR PARTICIPATION IN ANY PROMOTION-RELATED ACTIVITIES AND FURTHER ACKNOWLEDGES THAT SAID PARTIES HAVE NEITHER MADE, NOR ARE IN ANY MANNER RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR, ANY WARRANTY, REPRESENTATION OR GUARANTEE, EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, IN FACT OR IN LAW, RELATIVE TO ANY PRIZE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ITS MERCHANTABILITY, QUALITY, MECHANICAL CONDITION OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. AS A CONDITION OF ENTERING, ENTRANTS AGREE THAT (1) UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES 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, (2) ALL CAUSES OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF OR CONNECTED WITH THIS PROMOTION, OR ANY PRIZES AWARDED, SHALL BE RESOLVED INDIVIDUALLY, WITHOUT RESORT TO ANY FORM OF CLASS ACTION AND SHALL BE RESOLVED, IF IN THE UNITED STATES, EXCLUSIVELY BY ARBITRATION UNDER THE RULES OF THE AMERICAN ARBITRATION ASSOCIATION TO BE HELD ENGLEWOOD, COLORADO; AND (3) ANY AND ALL CLAIMS, JUDGMENTS AND AWARDS SHALL BE LIMITED TO ACTUAL OUT-OF-POCKET COSTS INCURRED, INCLUDING COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH ENTERING THIS PROMOTION, BUT IN NO EVENT ATTORNEY’S FEES. SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT, IN ITS SOLE DISCRETION, WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE AND AT ANY TIME, TO CANCEL, TERMINATE OR SUSPEND THIS PROMOTION SHOULD VIRUS, BUGS, NON-AUTHORIZED HUMAN INTERVENTION OR OTHER CAUSES BEYOND THE CONTROL OF SPONSOR CORRUPT OR IMPAIR THE ADMINISTRATION, PRIZE REDEMPTION, SECURITY, FAIRNESS OR PROPER PLAY OF THE SCRATCH AND WIN GAME OR THE ONLINE SWEEPSTAKES (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ATTEMPTS TO HACK INTO OR OTHERWISE TAMPER WITH UNDERLYING SOURCE CODE/PROGRAMMING OF SUCH GAMES). THE PROMOTION ENTITIES, PRINTERS, SUPPLIERS OF PROMOTION MATERIALS OR ANY OF THEIR RESPECTIVE PARENT COMPANIES, SUBSIDIARIES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, PARTNERS, PRINCIPALS, PARTNERSHIPS, EMPLOYEES OR AGENTS ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR HARDWARE, SOFTWARE OR TELEPHONE FAILURES OF ANY KIND, TRAFFIC CONGESTION ON THE INTERNET OR AT ANY WEBSITE OR ANY COMBINATION THEREOF, LOST OR UNAVAILABLE CELLULAR OR NETWORK CONNECTIONS, INCOMPLETE, GARBLED OR DELAYED COMPUTER OR TEXT TRANSMISSIONS, WHETHER CAUSED BY SPONSOR, USERS OR BY ANY OF THE EQUIPMENT OR PROGRAMMING ASSOCIATED WITH OR UTILIZED IN THE PROMOTION OR BY TECHNICAL OR HUMAN ERROR WHICH MAY OCCUR AND/OR WHICH MAY DAMAGE A USER'S SYSTEM OR LIMIT A ENTRANT'S ABILITY TO PARTICIPATE AND/OR REDEEM PRIZES IN THE PROMOTION. SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT AT ITS SOLE DISCRETION, TO DISQUALIFY ANY INDIVIDUAL WHO TAMPERS WITH THE PROMOTION, VIOLATES THESE OFFICIAL RULES OR OTHERWISE ENGAGES IN FRAUDULENT OR OFFENSIVE CONDUCT WITH RESPECT TO THIS PROMOTION. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE PROMOTION IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH ENTRANT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW.
Winners List Requests
To request a list of online sweepstakes winners, send a self addressed stamped envelope postmarked by January 15, 2013 to: Blockbuster Scratch and Win Sweepstakes, P.O. Box 94079, Atlanta, GA 30377, USA. Winners list will be sent out after February 1, 2013.
SPONSOR: Blockbuster, LLC. 96101 S. Meridian Englewood, CO, 80112.