Rules of the 2013 Commuter Challenge
Please read these Official Rules and Regulations carefully. By submitting an entry, you agree to be bound by these rules and acknowledge that you meet all of the promotion’s eligibility requirements.
a. To be eligible to participate in the 2013 Commuter Challenge Weekly Prize drawings, you must 1) live or work in the following Minnesota counties: Anoka, Carver, Dakota, Hennepin, Ramsey, Scott or Washington 2) be eighteen (18) years of age or older, and 3) have submitted a Commuter Challenge profile and have tracked one or more trips in the Commuter Challenge Calendar during that weekly period. Tracking more than one trip per weekly period does not increase the chance of winning. Employees of the Metropolitan Council, their affiliates, representatives, advertising and promotion agencies and their employees and family/household members are not eligible to win prizes. All applicable laws apply.
b. Winner(s) must sign a Talent Release Form so that it is received by Metro Transit ten (10) days of receiving the form, or else an alternate winner will be selected.
c. Failure to comply with these rules, tampering with the legitimate operation of the drawing, or otherwise engaging in any conduct that Metro Transit determines, in its sole discretion, is harmful to Metro Transit will result in immediate disqualification, and, where applicable, the selection of an alternate winner.
2. How to Enter.
a. You may enter the drawing by submitting one Commuter Challenge pledge form, at MyCommuterChallenge.org or to Metro Transit c/o Commuter Challenge Weekly Prize Drawing (560 Sixth Avenue North, Minneapolis, MN 55411-4398). Limit one entry per person. Winning entries will be randomly selected by Metro Transit and/or its assigned agents, whose judging decisions are final and binding on all matters related to the drawing. The winner will be notified by phone, email or certified mail. Return of the prize notification as undeliverable will result in disqualification and selection of an alternate winner.
b. Participants only need to enter by submitting one pledge per weekly period. All entries are limited to individual persons. Multiple entries by the same person using different contact information are not permitted and will result in disqualification of all entries. Entries where the identity of the winner is disputed or unclear (as determined by Metro Transit in its sole discretion) will be voided.
c. Neither the Metropolitan Council nor its operating division Metro Transit, nor their partner organizations, subsidiaries, affiliates, or agents are responsible for any (i) incorrect or inaccurate transcriptions of entry information, (ii) telephone, electronic, Internet, software, hardware, equipment or other computer or communications related malfunctions or errors, (iii) late, lost, delayed, illegible or misdirected entries or data transmissions or (iv) any damage to a participant’s system or equipment resulting from participation in the drawing or by downloading any information from the MyCommuterChallenge.org or Metro Transit website.
d. Metro Transit, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to modify these rules or to cancel or suspend the promotion or any portion of the promotion at any time for any reason. Metro Transit may disqualify any individual who damages or tampers with any aspect of the promotion.
a. All prizes are nontransferable and nonrefundable, and substitutions or cash exchanges are not permitted, except that Metro Transit reserves the right to substitute (in its sole discretion) a prize of equal or greater value for any prize. All prizes must be used by the date or dates indicted on the prize or will be forfeited. Any other expenses not specified are the winner’s responsibility. Use of prizes is subject to availability and other applicable restrictions. Winners of prizes valued at $600.00 or more will be issued a 1099 tax form for the approximate retail value (ARV) of the prize. The odds of winning will be dependent on the number of eligible entries that are received by Metro Transit.
b. All prizes are awarded “as is” without warranty of any kind, express or implied, including, without limitation, any implied warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. All federal, state and local taxes associated with the receipt of any prizes are the sole responsibility of the winner.
c. Neither the Metropolitan Council nor its operating division Metro Transit, nor any of their partner organizations, affiliates, directors, officers, employees, representatives or agents shall be liable for any costs or direct, indirect, incidental, consequential or special damages arising out of or in connection with the promotion, or for any claims, damages, or injuries associated with acceptance or use of the prize and/or any related activities.
d. All winners accept any and all risks associated with the acceptance of any prize. If a winner elects not to accept such risks, then the winner may refuse the prize.
4. Use of Winner’s Name and Likeness; Posting of Winners
a. Except where otherwise prohibited, entry into the drawing and acceptance of a prize constitutes permission for Metro Transit and/or our promotional agents, to use the winner’s name, likenesses and prize information for advertising for promotional purposes related to this drawing; as a condition to being awarded any prize, all winners will be required to complete a Talent Release Form to use their name, likeness and prize information for such purposes without further permission or compensation.
5. Other Provisions
a. The Metropolitan Council shall retain all copyright and other intellectual property rights in the promotion and accompanying materials.
b. To obtain a copy of these rules, please send a request by standard mail to: Commuter Challenge Project Manager, Metro Transit, 560 Sixth Avenue North, Minneapolis, MN 55411-4398