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        House of Blues- Lord Huron Tickets
Twitter Contest Official Rules

The Official Rules apply to the House of Blues- Lord Huron Tickets Twitter Contest ("Contest"). The Contest begins on August 3, 2016 at 12:00:01 PM Pacific Daylight Saving Time ("PDT") and ends on August 5, 2016 at 11:59:59 AM PDT ("Contest Period").

NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE DOES NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. BY SUBMITTING AN ENTRY, YOUR ENTRY MATERIALS, AS DEFINED BELOW, MAY BE INCLUDED IN SPONSOR'S COMMERCIAL MATERIAL, AS WELL AS AT SPONSOR'S WEBSITE OR SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORMS.


This Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by or associated with Twitter. By submitting an Entry, you understand that you are submitting your information to Sponsor. By entering the Contest, each entrant waives, discharges and releases Twitter from any and all liability associated with the Contest. Any questions, comments or complaints regarding the Contest must be directed to Sponsor and not to Twitter.

ELIGIBILITY: CONTEST ENTRANTS AND PRIZE RECIPIENTS MUST BE LEGAL RESIDENTS OF ONE (1) OF THE FIFTY (50) UNITED STATES OR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, WHO ARE 21 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER AT THE TIME OF ENTRY TO BE ELIGIBLE. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. CONTEST IS SUBJECT TO ALL APPLICABLE FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS. Employees of The Las Vegas Convention and Visitor's Authority ("LVCVA") (the "Sponsor"), House of Blues, PR Plus, R&R Partners and each of their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, divisions, advertising and promotion, event production, fulfillment and/or judging agencies, and related entities (collectively, the "Related Entities"), and their immediate family members (mother, father, brothers, sisters, sons, daughters, spouse, step-parents, step-children and step-siblings regardless of where they reside) and/or those living in the same household of any such individual, whether or not related, are not eligible to enter this Sweepstakes or win a prize. All federal, state, and local laws and regulations apply.

HOW TO ENTER: To enter the Contest: (A) Have an active and non-protected Twitter account or sign up for a free Twitter account at www.twitter.com; and (ii) retweet the original Comment or Phrase ("Tweet") that identifies the House of Blues Huron Contest Tickets. Each entrant is limited to one (1) Entry per person/twitter account. Duplicate Entries or multiple Entries made by an entrant in excess of the number allowed will be disqualified. By submitting an Entry via Twitter.com, each entrant consents to receive from the Sponsor a reply Twitter message and, if applicable, a Twitter direct message, or e-mail notifying such entrant that he/she is a potential prize winner. Entries posted by a protected Twitter account will not be recognized. Entrants via Twitter.com will be required to have a public account in order to accept an eligible Entry hashtag. For purposes of this Contest, a day is defined as between 12:00:00 PM PDT and 11:59:59 AM PDT. Entrants must have internet access and a valid Twitter account at the time of entry in order to participate. No previously published phrases will qualify as an Entry.

Entries may not contain, as determined by Sponsor's sole discretion, any content that:

  • Is sexually explicit or suggestive; unnecessarily violent or derogatory of any ethnic, racial, gender, religious, professional or age group; profane or pornographic; obscene or offensive;
  • Feature celebrities or animated characters; 
  • Promotes irresponsible or excessive consumption of alcohol; promotes illegal drugs, tobacco, firearms/weapons, or any particular political agenda or message;
  • Defames, misrepresents or contains disparaging remarks about other people or companies;
  • Contains trademarks, trade names or copyrighted materials owned by others;
  • Contains any personal identification, such as license plate numbers, personal names (other than just first name), email or street addresses;
  • Communicates messages inconsistent with the positive images and/or goodwill to which Sponsor wishes to associate; and/or
  • Violates any law or infringes upon the rights of any other person or company.

Sponsor reserves the right to monitor Entries prior to posting them on Sponsor's social media platforms, including but not limited to Twitter. By entering this Contest, each Entrant acknowledges that his/her Entry may be posted at Sponsor's website or social media platforms, including but not limited to Twitter in Sponsor's sole discretion. Sponsor has no obligation to use or post any Entry submitted by any Entrant. The use of an Entry by Sponsor or any Related Entity does not have any effect on the judging process or winner selection process. Entries posted are the views/opinions of the individual entrant and do not reflect the views of Sponsor in any manner. By entering the Contest, each entrant grants Sponsor and the Related Entities a worldwide, irrevocable, exclusive, assignable, transferable, unqualified, unrestricted, royalty-free license and right to edit, modify, publish, use, reuse, distribute, display, copy and otherwise exploit the Entry or any part thereof (with or without the entrant's name and city/state), and any materials based thereon or derived from, in any manner and in any media (whether now known or later developed), for any lawful purposes whatsoever (noncommercial or commercial), including, without limitation, for use in the commercial packaging and point-of-sale materials, or for promotion, marketing or advertising of Sponsor, or any Related Entity, each of their respective brands and/or products in any medium (whether now or hereafter known) throughout the world in perpetuity without further permission, notification, consideration, or payment to the entrant, except where prohibited by law. In addition, each entrant forever waives in favor of Sponsor all rights of "Droit Moral" or "Moral Rights of Authors" or any similar rights or principles of law that may preclude the use of the Entry (or any part thereof) as granted herein, or require entrant's permission to use the Entry (or any part thereof) for the purposes stated herein. By submitting your Entry, you warrant and represent that your Entry is original and was created solely by you, that the Entry does not incorporate any material owned by any third party, and that use of the Entry as described herein will not violate any law or infringe upon the rights of any third party. If, in the sole discretion of Sponsor, the Entry violates any law or infringes upon the rights of any third party, is inaccurate, incomplete or irregular in any way, or otherwise does not comply with these Official Rules or is deemed inappropriate, the Sponsor may disqualify the Entry. Sponsor and Related Entities are not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, stolen, misdirected Entries, Entries that are processed late or incorrectly, or those Entries that are lost due to computer system, phone line, technical, hardware, software or electronic malfunction program failures of any kind, or lost or unavailable network connections, incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmission or network connections that are human or technical in nature for any reason. Use of robotic, automatic, or macro devices is not valid for Entry. Any Entry that is submitted with the use of a robotic, automated or macro device will be void. All Entries become the property of the Sponsor upon submission and will not be acknowledged or returned and the Sponsor has the right to dispose of the Entries at Sponsor's discretion. If you post updates to or receive updates from Twitter via SMS from your wireless phone, your wireless-service provider may charge for each text message sent and received and Entrants will be solely responsible for any and all applicable charges. Please consult your wireless-service provider regarding its pricing plans. By submitting an Entry, entrant agrees to abide by the terms of these Official Rules, the decisions of the Sponsor and Related Entities, and the Sponsor's Privacy Policy available at http://www.lvcva.com/terms-conditions.jsp, Twitter's Privacy Policy.

DIGITAL MILLENNIUM COPYRIGHT ACT: Once a Submission is entered into the Contest, any such posting will be deemed made at the direction of the Entrant within the meaning of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act and the Communications Decency Act. EACH ENTRANT REPRESENTS, UNDERSTANDS AND ACKNOWLEDGES THAT HE/SHE WILL NOT BE PAID FOR OR RECEIVE ANY FORM OF COMPENSATION OR ROYALTY (OTHER THAN THE PRIZE STATED HEREIN IF SELECTED AS A PRIZE WINNER) IN EXCHANGE FOR GRANTING SPONSOR THE NON-EXCLUSIVE LICENSE RIGHTS OR FOR ANY SUBSEQUENT USE OF SUCH SUBMISSION BY SPONSOR. If requested, Entrant will sign any documentation that may be required for Sponsor or its designees to make use of the non-exclusive rights Entrant is granting to use the Submission.

SELECTION OF GRAND PRIZE WINNERS/JUDGING CRITERIA: All Entries will be judged and two (1) Grand Prize Winner will be determined based on the following Judging Criteria: (i) "retweet" the post that indicates the House of Blues Huron Ticket Contest. Grand prize winner will be randomly selected from the list. Sponsor reserves the right to select fewer than the number of Grand Prize Winners stated herein, if in Sponsor's sole discretion there are not enough qualified Entries. Limit one (1) prize per household.

One (1) GRAND PRIZE: Grand Prize consists of one (2) concert tickets to Lord Huron at House of Blues inside Mandalay Bay. The approximate retail value ("ARV") of the Grand Prize: $120.00. The actual value of each Grand Prize may increase once additional entertainment and tax fees are added . Any difference between stated ARV and actual value will not be awarded. The Grand Prize Winner and Guest must respond to direct message by August 7, 2016, 2 p.m. If the Grand Prize Winner becomes disabled or cannot otherwise fully enjoy the Grand Prize due to illness, Sponsor shall have the option at its sole discretion of: (1) being relieved of liability for fulfillment of the Grand Prize or any part thereof. By accepting a Grand Prize trip, each Grand Prize Winner and his/her Guest agree that Grand Prize Winner and his/her Guest will act in a manner that is safe and respectful of Sponsor, Released Parties as defined below and their sponsored-specified hotels. Grand Prize Winner will be responsible for their own transportation. If a Grand Prize Winner and/or his/her Guest should appear to be inebriated, impaired or acting inappropriately, if a Grand Prize Winner and/or his/her Guest speaks profanity or shows any lewd or sexually suggestive gesture or full or partial nudity, or if a Grand Prize Winner and/or his/her Guest becomes involved in any situation or occurrence which could reflect unfavorably upon any other individual, that creates the potential for death, disability, injury and/or property damage, the Sponsor, and its Released Parties and venue staff shall have the right, in their sole discretion, to remove both the Grand Prize Winner and Guest from the premises and the remainder of the Grand Prize may be forfeited without any further compensation. Grand Prize is subject to any and all restrictions instituted by the Department of Defense and/or Department of Homeland Security as required. House of Blues reserves the right to deny entry to venue without the proper documentation. Grand Prize winners may not choose the cash value in lieu of a prize. In the event an advertised prize is unavailable for any reason, Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to substitute a prize of equal or greater. Any difference between stated ARV and actual value will not be awarded. The ARV of prizes set forth above represents Sponsor's good faith determination of the actual value thereof, and the actual fair market value, as ultimately determined by Sponsor, is final and binding and cannot be challenged or appealed. Grand Prize Winners may be required to agree to a criminal and personal social media background investigation during the prize winner notification process. In the event the criminal background investigation consists of any criminal record, the Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify that Grand Prize Winner. In the event a Grand Prize Winner's personal social media investigation consists of content found in any social medium that is false or contains misleading claims about Sponsor and its products or services, that defames, misrepresents or contains disparaging remarks about Sponsor, its products or services, or other people or companies; or communicates any message or image that is inconsistent with Sponsor's positive image and/or good will with which Sponsor wishes to associate or contains content that violates any rule, law or regulation, the Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify that Grand Prize Winner. Each Grand Prize Winners will not be deemed a Grand Prize Winner until his/her submission of notification materials is verified. The Grand Prizes will be awarded provided they are properly claimed. No more than one (1) Prize as stated in these Official Rules will be awarded. In the event more Prize Winner notifications are issued, or more Prize Winning claims are received than the number of Prizes set forth in these Official Rules due to computer, printing, human or other error or problem, a random drawing will take place from among all such Eligible Entries for the Prize at issue (or from among all persons so notified) to award the Prize as set forth in these Official Rules. Inclusion in such Random Drawing shall be each entrant's sole and exclusive remedy under such circumstances.

WINNER NOTICIATIONS/CLAIMING PRIZES: Eligibility, age and prize claim by prize winners are subject to verification. A potential Grand Prize Winner is not a prize winner until his/her submission of notification materials is verified. If a Grand Prize Winner is (i) disqualified, (ii) a Grand Prize Winner notification is returned as undeliverable, (iii) a prize winner is ineligible, or (iv) a prize winner declines his/her prize, that prize winner will be disqualified and that prize will be awarded to another entry. Sponsor is not responsible for fraudulent calls or e-mails made to entrants not by Sponsor.

INTERNET: If for any reason this Contest is not capable of running as planned due to an infection by a computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of the Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Contest, the Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the Entry process, and to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Contest, at which time Sponsor will select the winners based on the Judging Criteria stated herein from among all eligible Entries received by the time of the Contest termination. The Sponsor assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, failure of event personnel to submit Entry properly, 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 network or telephone lines, computer on-line systems, servers, or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any e-mail or Entry to be received by the Sponsor due to technical problems, human error or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any Web site, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to participant's or any other person's computer relating to or resulting from participating in this Contest or downloading any materials in this Contest. Sponsor assumes no responsibility for undeliverable e-mails resulting from any form of active or passive e-mail filtering by a user's Internet service provider and/or e-mail client or for insufficient space in user's e-mail account to receive e-mail. Sponsor reserves the right to prohibit the participation of an individual if fraud or tampering is suspected, or if the individual fails to comply with any requirement of participation as stated herein or with any provision in these official rules. SPONSOR IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR INCOMPATIBILITY OF ENTRANT'S HARDWARE, SOFTWARE OR BROWSER TECHNOLOGY WITH SPONSOR'S HARDWARE, SOFTWARE OR BROWSER TECHNOLOGY. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEB SITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES OR OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON(S) RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ATTEMPT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. In the event of a dispute as to the identity or eligibility of a prize winner based on an e-mail address, the prize winning Entry will be declared made by the "Authorized Account Holder" of the e-mail address submitted at time of Entry. "Authorized Account Holder" is defined as the natural person 21 years of age or older who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, on-line 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. 

GENERAL: By participating in the Contest, entrants agree to release and hold the Sponsor and the Related Entities harmless from any and all losses, damages, rights, claims, and actions of any kind in connection with the Contest. By accepting a prize, each prize winner grants to Sponsor the right to use his/her name, voice, picture, likeness, hometown, biographical information and prize details in any medium (whether now or hereafter known) throughout the world in perpetuity for any lawful purpose without further permission, consideration or payment (except where prohibited by law) and agrees to participate in any and all publicity and promotional activities as designated by Sponsor (except where prohibited by law) in connection with this Contest. By participating in the Contest, entrants release the Sponsor and the Related Entities from any and all liability for any loss, harm, damages, costs or expenses, including without limitation property damages, personal injury and/or death, arising out of participating in this Contest, or the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of any prize and claims based on publicity rights, defamation or invasion of privacy and merchandise delivery. Sponsor has neither made nor is responsible or liable for any warranty, representation, or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to any prize, including but not limited to its quality, mechanical condition or fitness. By entering the Contest, each entrant agrees that: (1) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or connected with the Contest, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; (2) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out‑of‑pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering the Contest, but in no event will attorneys' fees be awarded or recoverable; and (3) under no circumstances will any entrant be permitted to obtain any award for, and each entrant hereby knowingly and expressly waives all rights to seek, punitive, incidental or consequential damages and/or any other damages, other than actual out‑of‑pocket expenses, and/or any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. In the event the Sponsor is prevented from continuing with this Contest, or the integrity and/or feasibility of the Contest is undermined by any event including but not limited to fire, flood, epidemic, earthquake, explosion, labor dispute or strike, act of God or public enemy, satellite or equipment failure, riot or civil disturbance, war (declared or undeclared), terrorist threat or activity, or any federal, state, provincial or local government law, order of regulation, order of any court or jurisdiction, or other cause not reasonably within the Sponsor's control (each a "Force Majeure" event) the Sponsor shall have the right, in its sole discretion, to abbreviate, modify, suspend, cancel or terminate the Contest without notice or further obligation. If the Sponsor, in its sole discretion, elects to abbreviate, cancel or terminate the Contest as a result of a Force Majeure event, the Sponsor reserves the right, but shall have no obligation, to award the prizes from among all valid and eligible entries received up to the time of such Force Majeure event. The interpretation of these Official Rules shall be governed by the laws of the United States and the State of Nevada exclusively and solely by and within the courts of that state without regard to choice of law principles.

RELEASE OF LIABILITY: By participating in the Contest, you release Sponsor and its subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, employees, directors, agents, advertising agencies, and others associated with the implementation and/or operation of such Contest, from and against any and all injury, loss, or damage caused or claimed to be caused by your participation in such Contest and/or the acceptance, awarding, receipt, use and/or misuse of any Prize. Notwithstanding the foregoing, in the event that the preceding release is determined by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid or void for any reason, each entrant agrees that, by entering the Contest, (i) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or in connection with such Contest, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved individually without resort to any form of class action; (ii) any claims, judgments, and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering such Contest, but in no event attorney's fees; and (iii) under no circumstances will any entrant be permitted to obtain any award for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental, or consequential damages and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased and any other damages, other than damages for actual out-of-pocket expenses.

WINNERS LIST/OFFICIAL RULES: To receive a copy of the Winners List (available after August 7, 2016) or a copy of these Official Rules, send a self-addressed, stamped #10 envelope to be received by August 19, 2016 to: House of Blues: Lord Huron Twitter Contest c/o R&R Partners, 900 South Pavilion Boulevard, Las Vegas, NV 89109. Please specify "Winners List" or "Official Rules" on outer envelope. Do not send contest entries to this address.

NATURE OF SPONSOR'S BUSINESS: Promotes tourism, conventions, meetings and special events in Las Vegas, NV.

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