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Half Moon Bay Baseball Ticket Giveaway Official Rules

“Win a Pair of Bay Area Baseball Tickets”
San Mateo Credit Union (SMCU) Half Moon Bay Branch Grand Opening Sweepstakes

OFFICIAL RULES AND QUALIFICATIONS
NO PURCHASE OR TRANSACTION IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.  OPENING A NEW MEMBERSHIP ACCOUNT DOES NOT RESULT IN AN INCREASED CHANCE OF WINNING OVER A MAILED ENTRY. EACH ENTRY HAS AN EQUAL CHANCE OF WINNING. LIMIT ONE (1) ENTRY PER NEW MEMBERSHIP OPENED OR 3” x 5” CARD RECEIVED PER HOUSEHOLD (ADDRESS).

1. PROMOTIONAL PERIOD & PRIZE DETAILS:  The Win a Pair of Bay Area Baseball Tickets Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”), sponsored and administered by San Mateo Credit Union (SMCU) begins March 28, 2019, at 12:00:00 a.m. PT and runs through June 30, 2019, at 11:59:59 p.m. PST.  Four (4) winners will be randomly selected from all brand new membership accounts in good standing opened at the Half Moon Bay branch location only; no other new membership account types will qualify and no other branch locations will qualify.  Other qualifying entries include any mail-in entries.  Each of the four (4) winners will receive one pair (1) of Bay Area baseball tickets for a game on August 13, 2019 at 6:45 p.m. PST at Oracle Park, 24 Willie Mays Plaza, San Francisco, CA  94107.  Limit one (1) entry and one (1) prize per new membership opened or 3” x 5” card received per household (address). 

2. ELIGIBILITY: The Sweepstakes is open to all legal residents of the United States who are 18 years of age or older at time of entry into the Sweepstakes. SMCU Employees and Officials are not eligible to enter or win. Prize is non-transferable. Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited by law. Limit one entry per new membership opened and/or per 3”x5” card received per household (address). 
 
3. TWO WAYS TO ENTER:
1) During the promotional period, each new membership opened will be entered into the prize drawing.  Secondary suffixes or accounts opened do not qualify for this sweepstakes. Accounts closed and re-opened under a new membership number do not qualify for this sweepstakes.  This sweepstakes is open only to brand new primary membership account holders.  Account must be opened at the Half Moon Bay branch location only. 
  
2) On one side of a 3″ x 5″ card, print your name, address, telephone number, and the words “Bay Area Baseball HMB Sweepstakes.” On the other side of the 3″ x 5″ card, place a US first-class stamp and use the mailing address:
 
Bay Area Baseball HMB Sweepstakes
c/o Marketing Department, San Mateo Credit Union
350 Convention Way
Redwood City, CA 94063

Entry must contain only one person’s name, must be postmarked by June 30, 2019, and must be received by SMCU on or before the July 1, 2019.  The drawing will take place at SMCU’s Corporate Headquarters on July 15, 2019, at 11:00:00 a.m. PST. SMCU is not responsible for misdirected, damaged, illegible, postage-due, or incomplete entries that are not received by the deadline. Limit one (1) entry and one (1) prize per new membership opened or per 3”x 5” card received per household (address). 
 
4. GENERAL CONDITIONS: By participating in the “Win a Pair of Bay Area Baseball Tickets” Sweepstakes, you agree to be fully and unconditionally bound by these Official Rules & Qualifications, and you represent and warrant that you meet the eligibility requirements set forth herein. Decisions made by SMCU are final.  You and your entry may be disqualified if you attempt to circumvent the Official Rules & Qualifications. The sweepstakes are subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws. By accepting a sweepstakes prize, winners agree to release Sponsor from any and all liability arising from acceptance, possession, use, loss, or misuse of the prize.
 
5. DRAWING:  The drawing will take place at SMCU’s Corporate Headquarters on July 15, 2019, at 11:00:00 a.m. PST.
 
6. ODDS OF WINNING & TAX LIABILITY: Odds of winning a prize depend on the total number of qualifying new memberships and mail-in entries received by mail.  Winners need not be present to win. According to Federal Tax Law, if you win a prize or combination of prizes valued at over $300 during the calendar year, the sponsor must report the value to you and the Internal Revenue Service on a Form 1099-MISC. Prize winner is responsible for any and all applicable federal and state income taxes associated with the awarding of the prizes.  Please consult your tax advisor for any additional tax-related details.
 
7. PRIZE DESCRIPTION AND LIMITATION:  Each of the four (4) winners will receive one pair (1) of Bay Area baseball tickets for a game on August 13, 2019 at 6:45 p.m. PST at Oracle Park, 24 Willie Mays Plaza, San Francisco, CA  94107.

8. WINNER NOTIFICATION:  Prize winners will be notified by telephone and/or e-mail and will be required to complete, sign, and return a Sponsor-supplied Affidavit of Eligibility/Liability Release/Publicity Release form upon claiming the prize.  Failure to complete the form will result in forfeiture of the prize and a new winner will be selected by a random drawing from all remaining eligible entries. Sponsor shall have no liability for the winner’s failure to receive notices due to winner’s spam or junk e-mail or other security setting or for the winner’s provision of incorrect or otherwise non-functioning contact information. If the selected winner cannot be contacted, is found to be ineligible, or fails to claim their prize within 14 days from the time an award notification is sent to each respective winner, or fails to timely return of a completed and executed declaration and release as required, prize may be forfeited and an alternate winner selected.
 
9. PUBLICITY: Prize winners who are of legal age, by entering the sweepstakes, agree to grant to Sponsor the right to print, publish, broadcast and use, in any media including, but not limited to, the World Wide Web, at any time or times, their names and pictures for Sponsor’s advertising and promotional purposes without additional consideration.
 
10. LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY: Sponsor is not responsible for any injury, loss, damage, or any other liability of any kind resulting from use of a prize won from Sponsor in this sweepstakes. The promotion and drawing are governed by these Official Rules & Qualifications and the laws of the State California. Any dispute regarding the sweepstakes shall be resolved only in a state or federal court location in or near Redwood City, CA.
 
11. WINNERS LISTS: For the names of the promotion prize winners, send a stamped, self-addressed envelope and a letter to SMCU. Send your letter and return envelope to:
 
Bay Area Baseball HMB Sweepstakes
c/o Marketing Department, San Mateo Credit Union
350 Convention Way
Redwood City, CA 94063