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Terms & Conditions
Jr. NBA Contest (“Contest”)
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.
A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCE OF WINNING.
Eligibility: The Contest is open only to children ages of thirteen (13) through seventeen (17), who are a legal residents of the Philippines. Entries may only be submitted with the permission of a parent or legal guardian. Parents or Legal Guardians authorizing submission of the entries must be over 21 years of age at the time of submission and a legal resident of the Philippines (child and Parent or Legal Guardian will be collectively referred to as, an “Entrant” or “Entrants” or “You” throughout these Official Rules). Parents or legal guardians of minors participating in the competition CONSENT FOR MINORS TO PARTICIPATE IN THE COMPETITION AND AGREE TO INDEMNIFY AND HOLD US HARMLESS FOR CLAIMS, LIABILITIES, DAMAGES, AND EXPENSES ARISING OUT OF PARTICIPATION IN THE CONTEST AND/OR ACCESS AND/OR USE OF THE SITES BY THEIR CHILDREN AND/OR WARDS. Employees, officers, directors, representatives and agents of NBA Properties, Inc. (“Sponsor”), NBA Media Ventures, LLC, the National Basketball Association (“NBA”) and its member teams (collectively, the “NBA Entities”), and each of their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, governors, owners, distributors, retailers, advertising/promotion agencies and teamDigital Promotions, Inc. (collectively, “Released Parties”), and the immediate family members (parent, spouse, sibling or child and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and those living in the same household of each, whether or not related, are not eligible to participate or win a prize. Void where prohibited by law. All applicable federal, state, provincial, and local laws apply. This Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by or associated with Facebook. By entering Entrants will be providing their information to Sponsor not to Facebook.
Contest Timing: The Contest Period begins 12:00:00 am Philippine Standard Time (“PHT”) on June 14, 2021 and ends 11:59:59 pm PHT on July 12, 2021 (hereafter, “Contest Period”).
How to Participate:
During the Contest Period, Entrant with consent from their parent or legal guardian may participate in the Contest by following the following steps: 1) Post a photo showing your best basketball action pose in the comments section of our Social Contest Post going live on 14 June 2021 on Jr. NBA Philippines Facebook.All of the above must be completed in order to submit Your Entry into the Contest (collectively “Entry or Entries”).
There is no limit of Entries per Entrant for the duration of the Contest Period. If You choose to participate using Your mobile phone, standard data fees may apply. See Your wireless provider for pricing plan details. Other than for prize notification or conditions as previously stated or for promotional emails, neither Sponsor, nor anyone acting on its behalf, will enter into any communications with any Entrant regarding this Contest or acknowledge any Entry not meeting all Entry requirements stated herein & such Entries will be disqualified. By entering this Contest, Entrants give their express consent to be contacted by Sponsor by email for the purpose of this Contest only.
By following the above steps in connection with Your Facebook post, you are acknowledging and agreeing that the Sponsor has the right to use your post as set forth in its online Terms and Conditions at https://www.facebook.com/policy.php.
If You choose to participate using Your mobile phone, standard data fees may apply. See Your wireless provider for pricing plan details. Other than for prize notification or conditions as previously stated or for promotional emails, neither Sponsor, nor anyone acting on its behalf, will enter into any communications with any Entrant regarding this Contest or acknowledge any Entry not meeting all Entry requirements stated herein & such Entries will be disqualified. By entering this Contest, Entrants give their express consent to be contacted by Sponsor on Facebook and/or email for the purpose of this Contest only.
Each Entry must meet the following “Entry Requirements” or Entry will be disqualified: (i) the Entry must not contain any person other than the Entrant; (ii) the Entry must be submitting Entrant’s original, previously unpublished work and not include any material owned or controlled by third parties (including without limitation, third party copyrighted material) and may not have been entered in any other contest or considered for any award; (iii) the Entry may not contain any brands, logos or trademarks other than as required by these official rules; (iv) the Entrant must provide upon request all appropriate clearances, permissions and releases for the Entry (in the event an Entrant cannot provide all required releases, Sponsor reserves the right, in Sponsor’s sole discretion, to disqualify the applicable Entry, or seek to secure the releases and clearances for Sponsor’s benefit, or allow the applicable Entry to remain in the Contest); (v) the Entry must not include any content that is obscene, pornographic, alcohol, drugs, gambling, tobacco, libelous or otherwise objectionable or illegal; and (vi) each Entry must be uniquely different. Any Entry that, in Sponsor's good faith and sole judgment, violates the Entry Requirements may be disqualified.
Released Parties are not responsible for late, lost, stolen, incomplete, misdirected, delayed, garbled, damaged, inaccurate or undelivered tweets, posts, Follow requests, direct messages or Entries, or for telephonic, human or computer failures, problems or errors, interruptions in service due to system upgrades, repairs, modifications or other causes, failures or malfunctions of connections, satellite, network, cable, Internet Service Provider (ISP), phones, phone lines or telephone systems, traffic congestion on the Internet, technical or mechanical malfunctions, or other malfunctions or errors, whether caused by equipment, programming, human error or otherwise relating to or in connection with the Contest, including, without limitation, errors which may occur in connection with the administration of the Contest, the processing of Entries, the processing of direct messages, tweets, post, responses, Follow requests or Entries, the announcement of any prize, for any injury or damage to Entrant’s or any other person’s computer or other device relating to or resulting from participation in this Contest, or for printing, typographical, human or other errors appearing in these Official Rules or other Contest-related materials. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to void any Entries or Follow requests of Entrants and disqualify such Entrants whom Sponsor believes have attempted to tamper with or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play of this Contest and/or who are in violation of these Official Rules.
Contest Entry Assignment of Rights: Entrants warrant and represent that (1) Sponsor shall own the Entry (and all material and rights embodied therein) and that such Entry will not be acknowledged or returned; and (2) that by entering, the Entrant irrevocably assigns to Sponsor and its designees any and all rights, title and interest in the Entry including but not limited to all intellectual property rights; and (3) that Sponsor and its designees shall have, without limitation, the perpetual right worldwide to edit, adapt, modify, publish, exploit and use the Entry in any way and in any and all media now known or hereinafter discovered or devised, world-wide for trade, advertising, promotional, public relations and/or other purposes as Sponsor and/or its designees may determine without further permission from, or notification or consideration to Entrants or any third parties. Entrants further agree to abide by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor and judges, which shall be final and binding.
Contest Entries Judging: All eligible Entries received will be judged on/about July 16, 2021 based on the following criteria by a panel of judges located in Hong Kong designated by Sponsor to select the top scoring twenty (20) Entries (ten male/ten female).
Judging Criteria: 1) Creativity of Photo (1-50 points); 2)Creativity of Caption (0-25 points); and 3)Quality of Photo (0-25 points).
The Sponsor, whose decisions will be final and binding in all matters relating to this Contest. The twenty (20) Entries (ten male/ten female) with the highest point total will be deemed the potential Grand Prize Winners. Winning a prize is subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with these Official Rules. Sponsor reserves the right to select fewer than twenty (20) Entries if, in their sole discretion, they do not receive a sufficient number of eligible and qualified Entries. In the event of a tie, a separate tie-breaking judge or judging panel determined by Sponsor at Sponsor’s sole discretion will re-judge the tied entries based on the above Judging Criteria.
The parent or legal guardian of the respective winners will be contacted through each of their respective Facebook account via Direct Message or comment on the post and may be required to execute and return any paperwork required by Sponsor within three (3) days of date of issuance of notification. In the event of noncompliance with these Official Rules, the determination that the potential winner fails to properly complete and submit the above-described documents, Sponsor may disqualify such Entrant and, at Sponsor’s discretion, another Entry may be notified that he or she is a potential Prize Winner.
Prizes: Twenty (20) Grand Prizes: A prize package that will include the following: a PHP5000 NBAStore.com.ph e-vouchers, one (1) Nike Swingman Jordan Clarkson Jersey, and the opportunity to attend the NBA virtual camp on 31 July 2021. Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of each prize: 9800 Philippine peso (“PHP”).
All prize details are at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Prizes are awarded “as is”. Gift codes are subject to restrictions set forth by issuer. Exact nature/duration/date and time of NBA virtual camp shall be determined in the sole and absolute discretion of Sponsor. In the event that the NBA virtual camp does not take place as planned that portion of the prize may be replaced with a prize of comparable or greater value.
Miscellaneous: All federal, state, provincial, and local taxes and any other costs and expenses associated with the acceptance and use of any Prize are the sole responsibility of the respective winner. No transfer, assignment, cash redemption or substitution of any Prize is permitted, except by Sponsor, which reserves the right to substitute a Prize with one of comparable or greater value, as determined by Sponsor. Noncompliance with the foregoing or with these Official Rules, or any notification that is unsuccessful or returned as non-deliverable, may result in disqualification of the potential Prize Winner and, at Sponsor’s discretion, the next highest scoring Entry’s being notified. By participating, Entrants (if a minor, as consented by their respective parent of legal guardian) agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding, and further agree that: 1) Released Parties and their designees may use (unless prohibited by law) Entrants’ (including, without limitation, Prize Winners’) name, voice, description of city/state of residence, photograph and/or likeness for advertising and/or trade and/or for any other purpose in any media (social or otherwise) or format now or hereafter devised (including on the Internet), worldwide in perpetuity, without further compensation, permission or notification, and 2) Released Parties and their designees and assigns shall have no liability and will be held harmless for any liability, loss, injury or damage, including, without limitation, personal injury, death or damage to personal or real property, to Entrant or any other person or entity due in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, by reason of the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of a Prize or participation in this Contest. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to modify, suspend or terminate this Contest (or any portion thereof) should virus, bugs, non-authorized human intervention or other causes, including but not limited to war or armed conflict (whether or not officially declared), labor controversy or threat thereof, and/or acts of God, corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play of this Contest and, in the event of termination, at its discretion, select Prize Winners from among all eligible, non-suspect Entries received as of the date of the event requiring such termination. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS CONTEST MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS, AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, ADMINISTRATOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO DISQUALIFY AND SEEK ANY AND ALL REMEDIES AVAILABLE FROM ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
Arbitration: Except where prohibited by law, as a condition of participating in this Contest, Entrant agrees that: (1) any and all disputes and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Contest, or any 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 and held in New York County, New York; (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. In arbitration, there is no judge or jury and review is limited. The arbitrator’s decision and award is final and binding, with limited exceptions, and judgment on the award may be entered in any court with jurisdiction. The federal or state law that applies to these Official Rules will also apply during the arbitration. Disputes will be arbitrated only on an individual basis and will not be consolidated with any other proceedings that involve any claims or controversy of another party, including any class actions; provided, however, if for any reason any court or arbitrator holds that this restriction is unconscionable or unenforceable, then the agreement to arbitrate doesn’t apply and the dispute must be brought in a court of competent jurisdiction in New York County, New York. Sponsor agrees to pay the administrative and arbitrator’s fees in order to conduct the arbitration (but specifically excluding any travel or other costs of entrant to attend the arbitration hearing). Either party may, notwithstanding this provision, bring qualifying claims in District court.
Winners List: The winners’ names will be posted to Jr. NBA Philippines Facebook page after July 16. 2021 following the verification of eligibility of all winners. Sponsor: NBA Properties, Inc., 645 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10022.