The Yu-Gi-Oh! December Sweepstakes
Official Rules and Regulations
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. Many will enter; one (1) will win. A purchase will not increase your chances of winning a prize in this The Yu-Gi-Oh! December Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”). If you are thirteen (13) years old or younger, you must have the permission of your parent or legal guardian prior to entering this Sweepstakes.
ELIGIBILITY: Sweepstakes is open to legal U.S. residents of the fifty (50) United States and Washington DC, who are at least 6 years of age at the start of this Sweepstakes and who have Internet access. Void outside the United States, in Canada, Puerto Rico and all other U.S. territories, U.S. military installations in foreign countries and possessions and where prohibited or restricted by law. The following individuals are not eligible to participate or win a prize in this Sweepstakes: (a) employees and their spouses, parents, children, siblings, grandparents and respective spouses (collectively referred to as their (“Immediate Families”) and members of their households of (i) 4K Media Inc. (“Sponsor”), (ii) Sponsor’s agents, including advertising and promotional agencies, participating television stations or (iii) their respective affiliates, parent, subsidiary or related companies; (b) employees and Immediate Families and members of their households of (i) KOTOBUKIYA Co., LTD., (ii) KOTOBUKIYA Co., LTD., including advertising and promotional agencies, or (iii) KOTOBUKIYA Co., LTD.’s respective broadcast affiliates, members, parent, subsidiary or related companies; and (c) employees and their Immediate Families and members of the households of (i) Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc., (ii) Asatsu-DK Inc., (iii) Shueisha, Inc., (iv) TV TOKYO Corporation, (v) Nihon Ad Systems, Inc., and (vi) their respective agents, including advertising and promotional agencies, or (vii) their affiliates, parent, subsidiary or related companies.
The individuals and/or entities referred to in clauses (a)-(c) above shall collectively be referred to as the “Sweepstakes Parties”.
SWEEPSTAKES: By entering the Sweepstakes, entrant and his/her parent/legal guardian agree to accept and be bound by all of the terms of these Official Rules and Regulations. The Sweepstakes is governed by U.S. law and is subject to all applicable federal and state laws and regulations.
ENTRY: You must have access to the internet in order to enter this Sweepstakes. To enter, go online to www.yugioh.com and click on The Yu-Gi-Oh! December Sweepstakes banner link. Click through to the Sweepstakes Entry Page. Then, enter your email address and your parent’s or legal guardian’s email address (as applicable) along with your age, state and country. If you are thirteen (13) years old or younger, you must have the permission of your parent or legal guardian prior to entering this Sweepstakes. When you finish, click the “SUBMIT” button to transmit your entry and enter for your chance to win. Normal Internet access and usage charges imposed by your on-line service will apply. Online entries will be accepted from December 21, 2016 at 12:01am ET until January 3, 2017 at 11:59pm (ET) (the "Sweepstakes Entry Period"). No incomplete, forged or altered entries will be accepted. Limit one (1) entry per person, household or email account.
Odds of winning a prize depend upon the number of eligible entries received in this Sweepstakes. No incomplete, forged or altered entries will be accepted. Limit one (1) entry per person or email account.
ENTRANT’S RESPONSIBILITY: By entering this Sweepstakes, each entrant and his/her parent or legal guardian, as applicable, agrees to be bound by these Official Rules, and the decisions or determinations of the Sponsor shall be final and binding in all respects. The Official Rules will be posted on the Sponsor’s website (www.yugioh.com) throughout the Sweepstakes Period. Failure to comply with these Official Rules will result in disqualification. Entries submitted and received during the Sweepstakes Entry Period are eligible only for this current sweepstakes and do not remain eligible for any subsequent drawings or sweepstakes operated by the Sponsor. Entries received after the Sweepstakes Entry Period will not be automatically entered into any other promotion operated by the Sponsor concurrently or at a later date. The Sponsor is not responsible for printing errors, misdirected mail or electronic mail, or entries that are lost, stolen, illegible, corrupted, damaged, late, misrouted or incomplete. All entries must be received in accordance with the section captioned ENTRY.
DRAWING: The Sponsor will conduct one (1) prize drawing on or about January 6, 2017 where the Sponsor will randomly select one (1) potential prize winner among the pool of eligible entries received by the end date of the Sweepstakes Entry Period.
ANY PERSON SELECTED AND NOTIFIED AS A PRIZE WINNER WILL BE DEEMED A POTENTIAL WINNER PENDING VERIFICATION OF ELIGIBILITY AND COMPLIANCE WITH THESE OFFICIAL RULES. Any potential winner that is deemed ineligible during the verification process will not be eligible to win a prize in this Sweepstakes. Each potential prize winner will be notified by email at the email address provided to Sponsor. If the potential prize winner is thirteen (13) years old or younger, then his/her parent or legal guardian will be contacted by email at the email address provided to Sponsor by the potential winner. In the event that insufficient eligible entries are received, the excess prize(s) will be deemed forfeited and will not be awarded. Prizes may be awarded in the name of the winner’s parent or legal guardian, as required, where applicable. Each entrant shall only be eligible to win one (1) Prize.
One (1) Prize Winner will receive one (1) Yu-Gi-Oh! December Prize Package including:
• One (1) Yu-Gi-Oh! THE DARK SIDE OF DIMENSIONS Dark Magician Girl –The Movie- Ani Statue (ARV $89.99)
• Five (5) Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME Invasion: Vengeance Booster Packs (ARV $19.95)
• Five (5) Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME Destiny Soldiers Booster Packs (ARV $19.95)
• Three (3) Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME Invasion: Vengeance Special Edition Boxes (ARV $29.97)
Total ARV Prize Value is $159.86
ODDS: The odds of winning a prize in this Sweepstakes are dependent upon the number of eligible number of entries received. Many will enter; a total of one (1) entrant will win.
INTERNET: If for any reason Sponsor is not able to administer the Sweepstakes as planned, including due to infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other cause beyond the control of the Sponsor or its agents that corrupts or affects the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, the Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to suspend, to modify or to cancel the Sweepstakes. Sponsor also reserves the right to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process, and to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes. In the event of any such cancellation, termination, modification or suspension, a notice will be posted on www.yugioh.com and a random drawing may be held from among all eligible entries received up to the point of termination. The Sponsor assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communication line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of entries. The Sponsor is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunctions of any telephone networks or lines, computer on-line systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any e-mail or entry to be received on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any web site, electronic communications which are undeliverable as a result of any form of active or passive filtering of any kind, or insufficient space in entrant’s email account to receive e-mail messages or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to participant’s or any other person’s computer relating to or resulting from participating or downloading any materials in the Sweepstakes. If, for any reason, an entrant’s entry is confirmed to have been erroneously deleted, lost or otherwise destroyed or corrupted, entrant’s sole remedy is another entry in the Sweepstakes. The use of automated software or computer programs to register or to enter this Sweepstakes is prohibited and any individual who uses or attempts to use such methods to register or to enter will be disqualified. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES 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 PERMITTED BY LAW.
GENERAL: No prize awarded in this Sweepstakes is transferable. The potential winner will be notified at the email address provided for during the entry process. The potential winner’s parent or legal guardian (as applicable) may be required to execute and return a Notice of Acceptance, Affidavit of Eligibility, Liability Release (or General Release) and a Publicity Release (where lawful) within fourteen (14) calendar days of the date of email notification. If the potential winner fails to return all required documents on such timely basis, the selected potential winner will be disqualified and his/her prize will be forfeited and awarded to an alternate winner without exception. The potential winner, and his/her parents or legal guardians (as applicable), may be required to present additional documentation, including but not limited to state or government-issued identification, unexpired passport, school identification card, birth certificate (certified or uncertified), utility bill or other verifiable records, to be determined by Sponsor or its agent(s), prior to fulfillment of a prize in order to determine if all eligibility requirements have been met. The winner and the winner’s parent or legal guardian (as applicable) each agrees to the use by Sponsor, and third parties, of such winner’s name, likeness, and/or prize information for promotional purposes in any medium without additional compensation to the extent permitted by law. Prizes will only be sent to winner’s home address provided by winner in the Notice of Acceptance. Parent or legal guardian and winner must reside at same address as applicable. A prize shall be awarded to only one designated individual unless otherwise determined by the Sponsor in its sole discretion. All prizes shall be awarded, in Sponsor’s sole discretion, in the name of the winner, the winner’s parent or legal guardian, or both the winner and the winner’s parent or legal guardian. In the event of a dispute or claim, including without limitation any dispute or claim arising out of the declaration of the winner’s parent or legal guardian, the entrant and the entrant’s parent or legal guardian shall have no claim or other recourse against Sponsor, Sweepstakes Parties, parent company, subsidiaries, affiliates, agents, employees, directors, officers, participating television stations or advertisers. If any selected winner is unable to be contacted at the email address provided for any reason, including but not limited to the entrant providing an incomplete or invalid email address, presence of any parental controls, spam or other filtering software present on entrant's computer, or if any prize notification or any prize is returned to Sponsor or Sponsor’s fulfillment company as undeliverable, such winner’s prize will be awarded to an alternate winner, without exception. The Sponsor reserves the right to substitute any or all prize elements for others of equal or greater value for any reason. All prize(s) will be awarded provided that a sufficient number of eligible entries are received and prize(s) validly claimed by December 31, 2017, after which no alternate winners will be selected, nor unclaimed prize(s) awarded. All federal and state laws and regulations apply to this Sweepstakes which is void where prohibited. The Sweepstakes will be governed by the internal laws of the State of New York.
RELEASE and WAIVER: By participating in this Sweepstakes, each entrant and his/her parent or legal guardian, as applicable, forever and irrevocably release the Sponsor and Sweepstakes Parties, and their advertising and promotion agencies, prize providers, participating and affiliated television stations, networks and broadcasters, and their respective affiliates, parent and subsidiary companies, directors, employees, officers, and agents (collectively, the “Indemnified Parties”) from any and all liability, loss, injuries, damages, costs or expenses of any kind (including attorney’s fees and legal costs) relating to participation in this Sweepstakes, acceptance and/or use or misuse of any merchandise or prize, printing or distribution errors, and claims based upon the right of publicity and invasion of privacy. Each entrant and his/her parent or legal guardian, as applicable, acknowledges that the Indemnified 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, of any kind; prizes are awarded “as is” and without warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. Each participant and his/her parent or legal guardian waive the right to assert as a cost of winning any prize, any and all costs of verification and redemption or travel to redeem said prize, if applicable, and any liability that might arise from redeeming or seeking to redeem said prize.
As a condition of receiving a prize, the prize winner and their respective parent/or legal guardian irrevocably and forever consent to the Sponsor’s use of the prize winner’s name, photographs, biographical information, voice, statements or likenesses for publicity or advertising purposes without compensation in any and all media now known or hereafter discovered, worldwide, without the right to receive notice, review or approve such usage.
FORCE MAJEURE: The failure of the Sponsor, Sweepstakes Parties, or prize providers to comply with any provision of these Official Rules and Regulations due to an act of God, hurricane, war, terror, fire, riot, earthquake, act of public enemies, actions of governmental authorities outside of the control of such parties (excepting compliance with applicable codes and regulations) or other force majeure event will not be considered a breach of these Official Rules and Regulations.
TAXES: All prize winner(s), or their parent/legal guardian, where applicable, shall be responsible for any and all federal, state or local income or excise taxes, or other associated costs, with respect to the prizes awarded to them in the Sweepstakes.
SPONSOR: The Sponsor of The Yu-Gi-Oh! December Sweepstakes is 4K Media Inc., located at 53 W. 23rd Street, 11th Floor, New York, NY 10010.
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©1996 Kazuki Takahashi
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©1996 KAZUKI TAKAHASHI
©2014 NAS • TV TOKYO
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RULES REQUEST/WINNERS’ LIST: For a copy of the Official Rules and Regulations, and/or names of the prize winner(s), send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: The Yu-Gi-Oh! December Sweepstakes, 4K Media Inc., 53 W. 23rd Street 11th Floor, NY, NY 10010. Official Rules/Winners’ List requests must be received by December 31, 2017. Official Rules/Winners’ List will be sent after selection of winners.