Rules

Team Tampa Bay for Joey J 50:50

OFFICIAL RULES

  1. NO CONTRIBUTION NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A CONTRIBUTION WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. The Team Tampa Bay for Joey J 50:50 (the “Raffle”) is sponsored by Tampa Bay Sports Commission, Inc. (“TBSC”) a Section 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization with its principal place of business at 201 N. Franklin Street, Suite 2900, Tampa, Florida 33602. Raffle is only offered in the Florida counties of Hillsborough, Pinellas, Pasco, Polk, Sarasota, Citrus, Hernando, Manatee, Hardee and Highlands (the "Raffle Area"). Void outside the Raffle Area and where prohibited.
     
  2. The Raffle raises funds for the benefit of the family of Joey Johnston Jr., to assist in offsetting anticipated medical, personal and household expenses resulting from injuries he sustained in an accident on July 8, 2018. All guaranteed prizes are either donated by prize suppliers or funded by TBSC. No refunds will be made, except as otherwise determined by TBSC in its sole discretion. Raffle ticket (each, a “Raffle Ticket”) purchases or donations are not tax deductible. Making a contribution or donation will not improve your chances of winning.
     
  3. Raffle begins on August 11, 2018. Final entry deadline is August 27, 2018 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time (“ET”). TBSC’s computer is the official time-keeping device for this Raffle. Drawings to determine the winning Raffle Ticket numbers (each, a “Winning Ticket Number”) for the Secondary Prizes and Grand Prize will be held on or about the dates and times set out in the Raffle Chart (below). You do not have to be present to win.
     
  4. Raffle is subject to all federal, state and local laws. TBSC shall be entitled to interpret these Official Rules as needed — including but not limited to rules regarding Raffle Tickets, deadlines, Winning Ticket Number selection, prize restrictions, and eligibility — and all such decisions are final. By participating, you irrevocably, fully and unconditionally agree to be bound by these Official Rules and waive any right to claim ambiguity in these Official Rules and/or in any other Raffle-related advertising or materials.
     
  5. Each winner will be issued any Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) tax forms or other required documentation and/or reporting forms for the ARV of the prize awarded if required and is solely and exclusively responsible for all state, federal or local income taxes that may result from his or her acceptance of any prize. TBSC is required by law to withhold and remit to the IRS on any winner’s behalf an amount equal to twenty-five percent (25%) of any prize awarded (the “ Withholding Amount”) if the value of such prize exceeds $5,000 and the winner is a citizen or resident alien of the United States with a Social Security number (different rules as promulgated by the IRS apply for nonresident aliens and for resident aliens and citizens of the United States who do not have a Social Security number) or as otherwise required by law.

ELIGIBILITY

  1. To be eligible, each entrant must be at least eighteen (18) years old and a legal United States resident living in the Raffle Area (above).
     
  2. Not eligible to enter or win are the employees, officers, directors, agents, representatives and volunteers of TBSC, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (“Bucs”), University of South Florida Athletics (“USF Athletics”), Lightning Hockey LP d/b/a the Tampa Bay Lightning (“Lightning”), the Tampa Bay Rays (“Rays”), any other entity directly involved in the development or administration of the Raffle, and the members of their immediate families (defined as spouses, parents, siblings, and children, and each of their respective spouses) and households, are not eligible to enter or win. The term "household" includes all persons residing together in a single residence, whether or not related.

PRIZES & ODDS

  1. Grand Prize (1): Cash or check in the amount of Fifty Dollars ($50.00) or fifty percent (50%) of the Net Raffle Proceeds, whichever is greater. “Net Raffle Proceeds” shall mean the total Raffle Proceeds collected through Raffle Ticket donations less ten percent (10%) to cover royalties, staffing, and other equipment-related costs. The actual amount received by winner shall be subject to and reduced by the Withholding Amount (as defined above) if any. Approximate Retail Value ("ARV"): minimum of $50.00.
     
  2. The following eight (8) Secondary Prizes will be awarded:
     
    1. Football Prize #1 (1): Football signed by Tampa Bay Buccaneers player Gerald McCoy. ARV: $100.
       
    2. Jersey Prize #1 (1): Jersey signed by Tampa Bay Lightning Steven Stamkos. ARV: $250.
       
    3. Baseball Prize (1): Baseball signed by Kevin Kiermaier. ARV: $50.
       
    4. Helmet Prize (1): Football helmet signed by USF Head Coach Charlie Strong. ARV: $250.
       
    5. Football Prize #2 (1): Football signed by Tampa Bay Buccaneers player Mike Evans. ARV: $100.
       
    6. Jersey Prize #2 (1): Jersey signed by Tampa Bay Lightning Nikita Kucherov. ARV: $250.
       
    7. Suite Prize (1): Use of a Suite at Tropicana Field, 1 Tropicana Dr., St. Petersburg, FL 33705, during one (1) Tampa Bay Rays 2018 Regular Season home game (a “Game”) for winner and up to fifteen (15) guests, with same event admission tickets and a food and (non-alcoholic) beverage credit up to $250.00, valid through September 30, 2018. Game date to be determined by Tampa Bay Rays in its sole discretion. All Games and Suites may not be available. ARV: up to $2,100.
       
    8. Football Prize #3 (1): Football signed by Tampa Bay Buccaneers player Lavonte David. ARV: $100.
       
  3. The odds of winning depend on the number of Raffle Tickets distributed. Limit one (1) Secondary Prize per person.

PRIZE RESTRICTIONS

  1. Suite Prize: Actual value of Suite Prize may depend on date selected, number of guests and/or industry fluctuations. If the actual value of any prize awarded is less than the ARV stated above, winner will not be entitled to any compensation or reimbursement for difference in value. Game tickets and/or passes are valid only on or during the dates or date periods set forth above in the prize description or on the tickets or passes. Exact seat locations (if applicable) will be determined by Tropicana Field. Use of tickets or passes is subject to all venue rules, regulations, policies and restrictions. Visit https://www.mlb.com/rays/ballpark or call (888) FAN-RAYS for more information. Guests must be at least eighteen (18) years old or accompanied by an adult and may be required (or their respective parents or legal guardians may be required) to sign liability waiver and/or publicity release prior to receipt of prize passes or tickets. Released Parties (defined below) will not be responsible for weather, acts of God, acts of terrorism, civil disturbances, player/umpire/labor or other strike or work stoppage, or any other natural disaster outside their control that may cause the cancellation or postponement of the Game or closure of the venue or any other inability to use prize tickets or passes in whole or in part and the terms and conditions on, or applicable to, the tickets or passes will govern in such event. Released Parties (defined below) will not replace any lost, stolen or damaged prize tickets, passes, vouchers or similar items once they are in possession of winner or any guest. Winner and guests agree to comply with all applicable venue regulations and policies in connection with the prize and/or any prize component and acknowledge that venue may remove or deny entry to any person, including winner or any guest, who engages in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other venue visitor, guest, employee or other person, or in any other way that violates any venue policies. 
     
  2. Merchandise prizes: The individual autograph component of any prize (if any) has no cash value and is subject to the sole discretion of relevant prize provider. If this prize element is unavailable or cannot be or is not fulfilled for any reason, such winner will not be entitled to any substitution, remuneration or alternate prize element.
     
  3. All prizes: All prize details shall be at TBSC’s sole discretion. Each winner assumes sole responsibility for all expenses and incidental costs associated with the prize not explicitly outlined above, including without limitation, all federal, state and local taxes (if any), surcharges, fees, tips, gratuities, parking, concessions, souvenirs, merchandise, all transportation, travel or lodging, food, beverages, snacks, and personal items. Any person who wins prizes through any TBSC-sponsored promotions with cumulative value equal to or greater than $600 in a calendar year will receive an IRS 1099 Form or other required tax forms.
     
  4. Non-cash prizes are not redeemable for cash and may not be sold, bartered or auctioned. The right to receive any prize is not transferrable. Any prize or portion thereof not used or accepted by any winner is forfeited and no cash or substitute will be offered or permitted, unless required by law. Prizes may not be substituted except that TBSC in its discretion may substitute a prize, or portion thereof, with a prize or portion of equal or greater value if it deems necessary. Any such changes will be announced.
     
  5. Prizes offered are provided “as is” with no warranty or guarantee either express or implied by Released Parties (defined below). Merchandise prizes carry no warranty other than that offered by manufacturers. Released Parties (defined below) have neither made nor are 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 for a particular purpose. Other restrictions apply.

TO PARTICIPATE

  1. Raffle Tickets will be available beginning August 11, 2018 at 12:00 PM (noon) ET and ending August 27, 2018 at 11:59 PM ET. There are four (4) ways to obtain Raffle Tickets:
     
    1. Online: To obtain Raffle Tickets online, visit http://www.TeamTampaBayforJoeyJ.com (the "Raffle Page") follow the instructions to complete an official entry or raffle form with all "Required Information," which may include your name, e-mail address, phone number, and age or date of birth and select the number of tickets you wish to purchase and complete your transaction (See below for suggested minimum contribution (“Suggested Minimum Contribution”);
       
    2. Mobile Web: To obtain Raffle Tickets using your smartphone or mobile device, simply access the Raffle Page above using the mobile browser on your compatible smartphone or other mobile device. Then, follow the instructions to complete an official entry or raffle form with all Required Information and select the number of tickets you wish to purchase and complete your transaction (See below for Suggested Minimum Contribution).
       
    3. Events: Raffle Tickets also may be available for purchase from TBSC volunteers at one or more area events during the Raffle Period. Visit the Raffle Page for updated information on Events and their locations. (See below for Suggested Minimum Contribution).

      Suggested Minimum Contribution is $10 for five (5) Raffle Tickets, $20 for twenty (20) Raffle Tickets, $40 for one-hundred (100) Raffle Tickets, and $100 for two hundred and fifty (250) Raffle Tickets.
       
    4. NO CONTRIBUTION OR PURCHASE NECESSARY: To obtain Raffle Tickets without making a purchase or contribution, visit TBSC offices at 201 N. Franklin Street, Suite 2900, Tampa, Florida 33602, during regular business hours (Monday through Friday, 9:00 AM ET to 5:00 PM ET) and follow the instructions to complete an official entry or raffle form with all Required Information and obtain your Raffle Tickets.

      These are the only methods of entry. Raffle Tickets will not be distributed or available via U.S. mail, e-mail, or any other method.
       
  2. IMPORTANT: DATA RATES MAY APPLY TO USE OF MOBILE PHONE/DEVICE TO PARTICIPATE IN THE Raffle. WIRELESS SERVICE MAY NOT BE AVAILABLE IN ALL AREAS.
     
  3. To be eligible for any particular drawing, all Raffle Tickets, regardless of method, must obtained (and entries completed) no later than the corresponding deadline set out in the Raffle Chart (below). Raffle Tickets will only be distributed until August 27, 2018 at 11:59 PM ET.
     
  4. Non-winning entries will carry forward to subsequent drawings, if any. Regardless of method, limit one thousand two hundred and fifty (1250) Raffle Tickets per person. Additional Raffle Tickets obtained by any such person thereafter will be subject to disqualification. Any use of robotic, repetitive, automatic, programmed, mechanical, script, macro, or any other automated means or similar entry methods or agents (including, but not limited to, contest-entry services or multiple or different mobile phone numbers, or the submission of false contact information under multiple or different mobile phone numbers, identities, registrations, accounts or logins) or any other devices or artifices to obtain Raffle Tickets or encourage, directly or indirectly, multiple or false attempts to obtain Raffle Tickets are prohibited and suspected or detected Raffle Ticket acquisition method violations may void some or all Raffle Tickets obtained by that entrant, in TBSC’s sole discretion. No group purchases will be permitted.
     
  5. Entries must include a valid e-mail address for the entrant. TBSC is not responsible for electronic communications that are undeliverable because of any form of passive or active filtering of any kind. In the event of a dispute as to the identity or eligibility of a winner based on an e-mail address, the Raffle Ticket will be deemed obtained by the “Authorized Account Holder” of the e-mail address or mobile phone used to obtain the Raffle Tickets. The Authorized Account Holder is the natural person who is assigned to the e-mail address by the relevant Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the corresponding domain. In the event of a dispute as to the identity of any entrant, the potential winner agrees to furnish requested documentation confirming his/her status as the Authorized Account Holder.
     
  6. Entrants who fail to provide any Required Information may be disqualified without further notification by TBSC. TBSC is not responsible for Raffle Tickets that are lost, misdirected, garbled, distorted, truncated, incomplete, illegible, incorrect, altered, tampered with, counterfeit, unauthenticated, or late for any reason, and all such Raffle Tickets are void. TBSC reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any Raffle Ticket at any time that in its opinion does not comply with these Official Rules.
     
  7. The information you provide in conjunction with the Raffle may be used by TBSC in accordance with its Privacy Policy, which can be found at https://www.tampabaysports.org/landing/index/privacy.

WINNER SELECTION, NOTIFICATION AND VERIFICATION

  1. On each of the Drawing Dates set out in the Raffle Chart (below), or within a reasonable time thereafter, TBSC or its designee will randomly choose one (1) Winning Ticket Number from all timely Raffle Tickets distributed, for a total of nine (9) Winning Ticket Numbers. The Winning Ticket Numbers will be posted on the Raffle Page and the potential winners notified via e-mail based on the information supplied at the time of entry. Subject to verification of eligibility, the persons who purchased the Raffle Tickets bearing the matching Winning Ticket Numbers (the "Winning Raffle Tickets") will be declared winners. You do not have to be present to win.

Raffle Chart

Prize Drawing Date Time Entry Deadline
Football Prize #1 8/16/2018 9:00 PM 8/16/2018 at 8:30 PM
Jersey Prize #1 8/17/2018 9:00 PM 8/17/2018 at 8:30 PM
Baseball Prize 8/20/2018 9:00 PM 8/20/2018 at 8:00 PM
Helmet Prize 8/21/2018 9:00 PM 8/21/2018 at 8:30 PM
Football Prize #2 8/22/2018 9:00 PM 8/22/2018 at 8:30 PM
Jersey Prize #2 8/23/2018 9:00 PM 8/23/2018 at 8:30 PM
Suite Prize 8/24/2018 8:00 PM 8/24/2018 at 7:30 PM
Football Prize #3 8/27/2018 9:00 PM 8/27/2018 at 8:30 PM
Grand Prize 8/28/2018 11:00 AM 8/27/2018 at 11:59 PM

 
  1. TBSC will contact each potential winner using the information supplied by winner on his or her entry form. Each winner must respond to TBSC within seventy-two (72) hours of initial notification and provide his or her full name and complete mailing address (street addresses only; no P.O. Boxes will be accepted) (“Mailing Address”) and may be required to present valid photo identification and/or to sign an affidavit or declaration of eligibility, liability waiver, publicity release (where legal), tax forms and/or other legal documents and to provide such documents, together with the original Winning Raffle Ticket, to TBSC within five (5) business days of initial notification and as a condition of receiving prize. TBSC in its sole discretion may allow for transmission of verification documents via fax or e-mail. Winners will receive instructions on claiming or receiving prizes. If any prize is mailed or shipped, winner shall assume all risk of loss, damage, theft, late or missed delivery. If applicable, TBSC, in its sole discretion, may permit a verified winner to authorize, in writing, another adult to pick up his or her prize; however, winner must agree to release and hold TBSC harmless from all liability for any prize claimed by his or her authorized designee and winner’s designee will be required present photo ID.
     
  2. As noted above, TBSC may require any or all winners to surrender original Winning Raffle Tickets as a condition of claiming prize and TBSC shall thereafter retain such Winning Raffle Tickets. All prize awards are subject to TBSC’s verification of authenticity and accuracy of the corresponding Winning Raffle Tickets. Released Parties (defined below) are not responsible for lost or stolen Raffle Tickets or Raffle Tickets redeemed in error by their agents. For questions or inquiries, please call a representative of TBSC at (813) 223-1111 during regular business hours (week days from 9:00 a.m. ET to 5:00 p.m. ET) or send an e-mail to events@tampabaysports.org.
     
  3. Secondary Prizes: Within thirty (30) days of each potential Secondary Prize winner’s compliance with the foregoing verification requirements and procedures, TBSC shall mail the corresponding Secondary Prize to the Mailing Address provided by such winner.
     
  4. Grand Prize: Within thirty (30) days of potential Grand Prize winner’s compliance with the foregoing verification requirements and procedures, TBSC shall mail a check in payment of the Grand Prize, less the Withholding Amount (as defined above), if any, to the Grand Prize winner at the Mailing Address supplied by such winner.
     
  5. If any potential winner (a) cannot be contacted directly by, or does not respond to, TBSC within the time stated above, (b) fails to satisfy any eligibility or verification requirement herein, (c) declines to accept the prize, or (d) is otherwise determined to be ineligible, TBSC in its discretion may disqualify that individual and an alternate winner will be chosen by random drawing in accordance with the procedure above as soon as reasonably practicable after such disqualification. Alternate winners are subject to all eligibility requirements and restrictions of these Official Rules.   
     
  6. TBSC may, in its sole discretion, post the verified winners' names on the Raffle Page and/or any of TBSC’s websites, including http://www.TeamTampaBayforJoeyJ.com, and on or in any of TBSC’s social media pages or channels.

PUBLICITY RELEASE

  1. By accepting a prize, each winner agrees to award TBSC the right to publicize his or her name, photographs (including the use and appearance of his or her photograph on TBSC’s websites), likeness, biographical information, e-mail address, voice and details of winning for purposes of this and future promotions without further compensation, except where prohibited.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY & DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES

  1. As used in these Official Rules, the term “ Released Parties” shall include all of the following: (a) TBSC, (b) the “NFL Entities”, consisting of the Bucs, Buccaneers Team LLC, the National Football League, its member professional football clubs, NFL Ventures, L.P.  and each of their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, wholesalers, retailers, distributors, suppliers, advertising and promotion agencies, (c) the “NHL Entities”, consisting of the Lightning, Tampa Bay Entertainment Properties LLC, National Hockey League, its member clubs, NHL Enterprises Canada, L.P., NHL Enterprises, L.P., NHL Enterprises B.V., and NHL Interactive CyberEnterprises, LLC., (d) the “MLB Entities”, consisting of the Rays, MLB Advanced Media, L.P., the Office of the Commissioner of Baseball ("BOC"), its Bureaus, Committees, Subcommittees and Councils, Major League Baseball Properties, Inc., The MLB Network, LLC, the Major League Baseball Clubs ("Clubs"), each of their parent, subsidiary, affiliated and related entities, any entity which, now or in the future, controls, is controlled by, or is under common control with the Clubs or the BOC, and the owners, general and limited partners, shareholders, directors, officers, employees and agents of the foregoing entities, (e) USF Athletics, USF’s Board of Trustees, the Florida Board of Governors, the State of Florida, Facebook, Inc. ("Facebook"), and any other company involved in the development or administration of this Raffle, and their respective subsidiaries, agencies, affiliates, franchisees, promoters, prize suppliers, directors, officers, employees, agents and related persons.
     
  2. By participating in the Raffle, you agree that the Released Parties (defined above) (a) are not responsible for technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to lost, disconnected, interrupted, or unavailable network, server, or other connections, late, lost, undeliverable, damaged or stolen mail, or for any failed telephone or computer hardware or software, or for any failed, delayed, misdirected, corrupted, or garbled transmissions or errors of any kind, whether human, mechanical, or electronic, or for Raffle Tickets that for any reason are not properly distributed or presented by any deadline stated above; (b) are not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by entrants or other participants, printing, typographical or other errors or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Raffle or in the printing of this offer or Raffle Tickets, administration of this Raffle, or in the selection or announcement of the Winning Ticket Numbers, winners or prizes; (c) are not responsible for any injury or damage to any computer, modem or other electrical device as a result of participation in this Raffle or downloading of any software or materials; (d) are not responsible for unauthorized human intervention in any part of the Raffle; (e) are not responsible for any unauthorized third party use of any entry materials; (f) are not responsible for the inability to select Winning Ticket Numbers or winners because of postal failure, equipment failure, or data storage failure; and (g) are not responsible for any printing, typographical, technical, computer, network or human error that may occur in the administration of the Raffle, the distribution of Raffle Tickets, the selection of Winning Ticket Numbers or winners, the prizes or otherwise in any or Raffle Tickets, receipts, or other Raffle-related materials.
     
  3. RELEASED PARTIES EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND (WHETHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED, STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE), INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. RELEASED PARTIES SHALL NOT BE LIABLE OR RESPONSIBLE FOR THOSE GUARANTEES OR WARRANTIES MADE OR OFFERED BY ADVERTISERS, PARTNERS, MANUFACTURERS OR SUPPLIERS, INCLUDING THOSE RELATED TO any prize. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL RELEASED PARTIES BE HELD RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR YOUR USE OF THE INFORMATION AND/OR PRODUCTS PROVIDED AND/OR MADE AVAILABLE THROUGH THE Raffle OR FOR ERRORS OR ANOMALIES RESULTING IN THE UNINTENDED OR ERRONEOUS PARTICIPATION, AWARD OF any prize OR OTHER BENEFITS UNDER THESE OFFICIAL RULES. RELEASED PARTIES OFFER NO ASSURANCES, GUARANTEES OR WARRANTIES THAT THE Raffle OR RELATED WEBSITES WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE AND DO NOT GUARANTEE THE ACCURACY OR RELIABILITY OF ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED THROUGH THE Raffle.
     
  4. By participating in the Raffle, you agree to release and hold Released Parties (defined above) harmless from all alleged, existing, or future actions, claims, and/or liabilities of whatever nature including, but not limited to, personal injury, bodily injury (including, without limitation, wrongful death and disability), property damage, and expense (including, without limitation, reasonable attorneys’ fees) and loss or damage of any other kind, relating to or arising from, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, (a) your participation or inability to participate, in the Raffle or any Raffle-related or prize-related activity; (b) the use by Released Parties (defined above) (including modification, adaptation, and reproduction) of entry materials during or after the Raffle; (c) the delivery, acceptance, possession, redemption, use, misuse, loss, or misdirection of any prize; and (d) any other claim or cause of action you may have against any Released Party.
     
  5. BY PARTICIPATING IN THE Raffle, you FURTHER AGREE THAT (A) ALL DISPUTES, CLAIMS, AND CAUSES OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF OR CONNECTED WITH THE Raffle, OR ANY PRIZE AWARDED, SHALL BE RESOLVED INDIVIDUALLY, WITHOUT RESORT TO ANY FORM OF CLASS ACTION; (B) ALL CLAIMS, JUDGMENTS AND AWARDS SHALL BE LIMITED TO ACTUAL OUT-OF-POCKET COSTS INCURRED, INCLUDING COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH ENTERING THE Raffle, BUT IN NO EVENT ATTORNEYS' FEES; AND (C) UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL YOU BE PERMITTED TO OBTAIN ANY AWARD FOR, AND you HEREBY WAIVE ALL RIGHTS TO CLAIM, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES AND ALL RIGHTS TO HAVE DAMAGES MULTIPLIED OR OTHERWISE INCREASED AND ANY OTHER DAMAGES OTHER THAN ACTUAL OUT-OF-POCKET EXPENSES. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, BY PARTICIPATING IN THIS Raffle AND/OR ACCEPTING PRIZE, you RELEASE, FOREVER DISCHARGE, COVENANT NOT TO SUE AND HOLD HARMLESS RELEASED PARTIES FROM ALL CLAIMS, DEMANDS, DAMAGES, LOSSES AND LIABILITIES OF ANY NATURE WHATSOEVER, WHICH YOU MAY NOW OR HEREAFTER ASSERT.
     
  6. SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON THE ABILITY TO PURSUE CLASS ACTION REMEDIES, OR ON CERTAIN KINDS OF DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU IN WHOLE OR IN PART.

MISCELLANEOUS

  1. TBSC reserves the right to cancel, suspend or terminate this Raffle, or any part thereof, if TBSC determines, in its sole discretion, that the security, administration, fairness and/or operation of the Raffle has been corrupted or impaired by any non-authorized intervention, network failure, information storage failure, telecommunications failure, malfunction, or any other cause beyond TBSC’s control. In such an event, TBSC will post notice of same at the Raffle Page and select the Winning Ticket Numbers at random from all non-suspect Raffle Tickets distributed prior to the suspension, cancellation or termination of the Raffle or in such other manner as TBSC, in its sole discretion, deems fair and appropriate under the circumstances.
     
  2. TBSC reserves the right to disqualify any individual from further participation in the Raffle if TBSC concludes, in its sole discretion, that such person (a) has attempted to tamper with any Raffle Tickets or other operation of the Raffle, (b) has repeatedly disregarded or has attempted to circumvent these Official Rules, or (c) has acted towards TBSC or any other entrant or other participant in an unfair, inequitable, deliberately annoying, threatening, disrupting or harassing manner. Tampering includes attempting to obtain Raffle Tickets except as permitted herein, including by using any prohibited device or method. Any failure by TBSC to enforce any of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of such Official Rules.
     
  3. ANY ATTEMPT BY ANY INDIVIDUAL TO DEFRAUD, TAMPER WITH, OR DELIBERATELY UNDERMINE, THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE Raffle MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND/OR CIVIL LAWS AND TBSC RESERVES THE RIGHT TO PURSUE ANY AVAILABLE DAMAGES OR REMEDIES AGAINST SUCH INDIVIDUAL AND/OR REFER SUCH MATTERS TO LAW ENFORCEMENT FOR PROSECUTION TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
     
  4. All activity arising out of and relating to the Raffle, including any reference to the status of any person as a "winner" is subject to verification and/or auditing for compliance with the Official Rules. If TBSC determines, in its sole discretion, that verification or auditing activity evidences non-compliance of a Raffle Ticket and/or entrant with the Official Rules, TBSC reserves the right to disqualify such Raffle Ticket and/or entrant from the Raffle and any prize at any time. TBSC reserves the right to conduct a background check on all potential winners and to disqualify any individual based on such background check if TBSC determines in its sole discretion that awarding a prize to any such individual might reflect negatively on TBSC. Each entrant agrees to cooperate with TBSC and its representatives in connection with all verification, auditing and/or background check activities.
     
  5. TBSC reserves the right to correct typographical, printing or clerical errors in any Raffle-related materials. No more than the stated number of prizes will be awarded. If production, technical, seeding, programming or any other reasons cause more than the stated number of prizes as set forth in these Official Rules to be available and/or claimed, TBSC reserves the right to award only the stated number of prizes by a random drawing from among all legitimate, un-awarded, eligible prize claims.

DISPUTES

  1. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrants or other participants or Released Parties (defined above) in connection with the Raffle, shall be governed by Florida law, without giving effect to any choice of law rules that would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than Florida.
     
  2. Arbitration : Except where prohibited by law, by participating in the Raffle, you expressly agree that (a) all disputes and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Raffle, or prize awarded, 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 (“AAA”) and held at the AAA regional office nearest to you; (b) the Federal Arbitration Act shall govern the interpretation, enforcement and all proceedings at such arbitration; and (c) judgment upon such arbitration award may be entered in any court having jurisdiction.
     
  3. By participating in the Raffle, you expressly (a) agree that any legal proceedings arising out of or relating in any way to this Raffle or these Official Rules shall be brought only in the federal or state courts located in Hillsborough County, Florida, and (b) consent to the mandatory and exclusive jurisdiction in such courts with respect to any such legal proceedings.
     
  4. In the event of any discrepancy or inconsistency between any terms or conditions of these Official Rules and any disclosures or other statements contained in any other Raffle-related materials, including but not limited to the Raffle Tickets, forms or receipts, or point of sale, television, print, mobile or online advertising, the terms and conditions of these Official Rules shall prevail, govern and control. If any provision of these Official Rules is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable or illegal, these Official Rules shall otherwise remain in effect and be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or illegal provision were not contained herein.

TRADEMARKS

  1. Neither Facebook, NFL Entities, NHL Entities, MLB Entities, nor USF Athletics are sponsors or endorsers of this Raffle or of TBSC. Any third-party trademarks mentioned herein are the property of their respective trademark owners and the use or mention of any such third-party trademarks in these Official Rules or in the Raffle is solely for descriptive purposes and shall in no way imply an endorsement or sponsorship of the Raffle.

WINNER' LIST /OFFICIAL RULES

  1. For a copy of the Official Rules or the final Winners' List, visit the Raffle Page or http://www.TeamTampaBayforJoeyJ.com or mail a SASE to: Team Tampa Bay for Joey J 50:50 c/o TBSC, 201 N. Franklin Street, Suite 2900, Tampa, Florida 33602, specifying either “Winners' List” or “Official Rules.” Winners' List will be available after September 28, 2018.
     
  2. Sponsor: Tampa Bay Sports Commission, Inc..

STATE NONPROFIT DISCLOSURES

  1. The following disclosures are also available at http://www.TeamTampaBayforJoeyJ.com:

    A COPY OF OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION FOR Tampa Bay Sports Commission, Inc. (REGISTRATION NUMBER CH-8412) MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING TOLL-FREE WITHIN THE STATE 1-800-HELP-FLA (435-7352) OR VISITING HTTP://WWW.FRESHFROMFLORIDA.COM. REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL, OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE.