We appreciate you wanting to get in on all the bobsledding action, but the contest has ended.
And don’t forget, there are still plenty of other U.S. Olympic athletes you can cheer for.
NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO PARTICIPATE OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
The BMW Time Tracker (the “Promotion”) starts at 12:00pm Eastern Time (“ET”) on February 6, 2014 and ends at 11:59 pm ET on February 15, 2014 (“Promotion Period”).
ELIGIBILITY: Promotion is open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia, 18 years of age or older. Employees of BMW of North America (“Promoter”), Octagon, Inc., and their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, promotion and advertising agencies and members of their immediate family (spouse, parent, sibling or child and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and persons living in the same household of such employees, whether or not related, are not eligible to participate or win. Void where prohibited by law. Promotion is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws. This Promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed, or administered by, or in association with Twitter.
HOW TO PARTICIPATE: During the Promotion Period, post a tweet with your guess of the winning time of the U.S. men’s two-man bobsled preliminary race scheduled to take place on February 16, 2014 at approximately 11:15am ET, and include the #BMWtimetracker hashtag in your tweet to receive one (1) submission. For the purposes of this Promotion, the winning time will be understood as the fastest time recorded by a U.S. men’s two-man bobsled team from among all three (3) runs during the preliminary race. Times must be posted in 00:00:00 (minutes, seconds, milliseconds) or 00:00.00 format to be eligible. If you choose to tweet or post using your mobile phone, standard data fees for messages sent and received may apply. See your wireless provider for pricing plan details. All submissions must be received by 11:59 pm ET on February 15, 2014 to be eligible. Submissions generated by script, macro or other automated means and submissions by any means which subvert the submission process are void. Participants must include the #BMWtimetracker hashtag in their tweet in order to be considered. Limit one (1) submission per person using only one (1) Twitter username throughout the Promotion. Multiple submissions received from any person or Twitter username in excess of the stated limitation will be void.
AWARD RECIPIENT DETERMINATION: If you correctly guess the winning time of the U.S. men’s two-man bobsled preliminary race (as determined by Promoter) or if no one guesses the exact winning time and your guess is the closest to the exact winning time (as determined by Promoter), you will be deemed the potential award recipient (award subject to verification of eligibility, winning guess submission and compliance with these Terms and Conditions). In the event more than one participant correctly guesses the exact winning time, the participant to tweet the exact winning time first will be understood to be the potential award recipient. Odds of receiving the award depend on the number of eligible submissions received throughout the Promotion Period and the times posted for the bobsled preliminary race. In no event will Promoter be liable for more than the one (1) award listed in these Terms and Conditions. Promoter’s clock is the official timekeeping device for this Promotion.
AWARD RECIPIENT NOTIFICATION: Judges’ and Promoter’s decisions are final and binding on all matters relating to this Promotion. Promoter will notify the one (1) potential award recipient via Twitter direct message. The potential award recipient then must direct message @BMWUSA or email their full name, phone number, complete mailing address and e-mail address within 48 hours of notification from Promoter or award will be forfeited and Promoter will have no further obligation to such potential award recipient. Potential award recipient will be required to execute and return an affidavit of eligibility, a liability release and, where lawful, a publicity release within forty eight (48) hours of issuance. If such documents are not returned within the specified time period, Promoter is unable to contact potential award recipient within a reasonable time period, award notification is returned as undeliverable, or potential award recipient is not in compliance with these Terms and Conditions, award will be forfeited and, at Promoter’s discretion, an alternate potential award recipient will be notified. If potential award recipient is an eligible minor in his/her jurisdiction of residence, award may be provided in the name of his/her parent or legal guardian, and such parent or legal guardian will be required to fulfill all requirements imposed on award recipient set forth herein and must accompany such minor on trip as his/her guest.
AWARD (1): A trip for award recipient and one (1) guest to Park City, UT in March, 2014. Trip consists of roundtrip, coach class air transportation from a major U.S. gateway airport nearest award recipient’s residence to Park City, UT, three (3) days and two (2) nights standard hotel accommodations (one room, double occupancy), a bobsled general passenger ride for winner and guest, and a $200 gift card for winner only. If award recipient resides within a 100-mile radius of destination, ground transportation will be provided in lieu of air transportation and no compensation or substitution will be provided in lieu thereof. Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”): $2,400. Actual value of trip may vary based on point of departure. Any difference between stated value and actual value will not be awarded. Trip must be taken on dates specified by Promoter or prize will be forfeited and Promoter will have no further obligation to such award recipient. Promoter reserves right to change dates. Award recipient and guest must travel together on the same itinerary. Guest must be of legal age of majority in his/her jurisdiction of residence (and at least 18), unless the child or legal ward of award recipient and must sign a liability/publicity release prior to issuance of travel documents. If guest is child or legal ward of award recipient, award recipient must sign and return release on behalf of such child or legal ward. Travel must be made through Promoter’s agent, on a carrier of Promoter’s choice. All federal, state and local taxes and all other costs associated with prize acceptance and use not specified herein as being provided, including any ground transportation, luggage fees, hotel incidentals, meals, souvenirs, and gratuities are the sole responsibility of the award recipient.
GENERAL CONDITIONS: By participating, each entrant agrees: (a) to abide by these Terms and Conditions and decisions of Promoter and judges, which shall be final in all respects relating to this Promotion; (b) to release, discharge and hold harmless Promoter, Octagon, Inc., Twitter and their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, and advertising and promotion agencies, and the respective officers, directors, shareholders, employees, agents and representatives of the foregoing (collectively, “Released Parties”) from any and all injuries, liability, losses and damages of any kind to persons, including death, or property resulting, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from entrant’s participation in the Promotion or the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of any award (including any travel/activity related thereto), and (c) to the use of his/her name, address (city and state), voice, performance, photograph, image and/or other likeness for programming, advertising, publicity, trade and promotional purposes in any and all media, now or hereafter known, worldwide and on the Internet, and in perpetuity by Promoter and its designees, without compensation (unless prohibited by law) or additional consents from entrant or any third party and without prior notice, approval or inspection, and to execute specific consent to such use if asked to do so.
In the event of a dispute regarding submissions and/or tweets received from multiple users having the same Twitter account, the “authorized subscriber” of the Twitter account at the time of submission will be deemed to be the entrant and must comply with these Terms and Conditions. Authorized account subscriber is the natural person who is assigned the Twitter account by Twitter. Released Parties are not responsible for misdirected or undeliverable Twitter updates ("tweets") or for any technical problems, malfunctions of any telephone lines, computer systems, servers, providers, hardware/software, lost or unavailable network connections or failed, incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmission or any combination thereof. Released Parties are not responsible for late, lost, damaged, misdirected, incomplete, undeliverable, destroyed, or garbled submissions or tweets; 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 typographical, human mechanical, electronic, computer, network, printing or otherwise relating to or in connection with the Promotion, including, without limitation, errors or difficulties which may occur in connection with the administration of the Promotion, the processing of submissions and/or tweets, the announcement of the award or in any Promotion-related materials. 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 Promotion. 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 Promotion or downloading materials from or use of the website. Promoter may disqualify anyone from participating in the Promotion or receiving the award (and void all associated submissions/tweets) if, in its sole discretion, it determines that such person is attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Promotion by cheating, deception or other unfair playing practices, or intending to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other entrant or Promoter’s representatives. ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE PROMOTION MAY BE IN VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, PROMOTER RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK ANY AND ALL REMEDIES AVAILABLE (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS’ FEES) FROM ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW, INCLUDING CRIMINAL PROSECUTION. Promoter reserves the right in its sole discretion to cancel or suspend any portion of the Promotion for any reason, including should any cause corrupt the administration, security or proper play of the Promotion and, if terminated, at its discretion, select the potential award recipient from all eligible, non-suspect submissions received prior to action taken.
ARBITRATION: Except where prohibited by law, as a condition of participating in this Promotion, participant agrees that (1) any and all disputes and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Promotion, or any award provided, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by final and binding arbitration under the rules of the American Arbitration Association and held at the AAA regional office nearest the participant; (2) the Federal Arbitration Act shall govern the interpretation, enforcement and all proceedings at such arbitration; and (3) judgment upon such arbitration award may be entered in any court having jurisdiction. Under no circumstances will participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and participant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental or consequential damages, or any other damages, including attorneys' fees, other than participant's actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e., costs associated with participating in this Promotion), and participant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.
CHOICE OF LAW: All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Terms and Conditions, or the rights and obligations of participant and Promoter in connection with the Promotion, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the substantive laws of the State of New Jersey, USA.
AWARD RECIPIENTS' NAMES: For the names of the award recipients (available after March 1, 2014) send a self-addressed stamped envelope to: BMW Time Tracker, attn: A.West, 200 Connecticut Avenue - 2 East, Norwalk, CT 06854, for receipt no later than March 15, 2014.
PROMOTER: BMW of North America, 300 Chestnut Ridge Road, Woodcliff Lake, NJ 07677.