ASCEND SWEEPSTAKES OFFICIAL RULES
NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. PURCHASING PRODUCTS OR SERVICES FROM ASCEND FEDERAL CREDIT UNION WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. EACH ENTRY HAS AN EQUAL CHANCE OF WINNING.
The "Christmas club Concert Escape Sweepstakes" (Sweepstakes) begins at 12:00 AM Central Daylight Time (CDT) on June 3, 2019 and ends at 11:59:59 PM CDT (Entry Deadline) on July 5, 2019 (Sweepstakes Period). By entering this Sweepstakes, entrants accept and agree to be bound by these Official Rules. Sweepstakes void where prohibited by law.
WHO MAY ENTER: Entrants must be at least 18 years of age, have valid U.S. government issued identification and valid tax identification number. Ascend Federal Credit Union (Ascend) employees, officials, and members of their immediate families and household members of each (whether related or not) are not eligible to participate in the Sweepstakes. Immediate family is defined as spouse, child, sibling, parent, grandparent, grandchild, stepparents, step-children, step-siblings, and adoptive relationships. Business entities are not eligible to participate. Sweepstakes is void in Puerto Rico, U.S. territories and possessions outside of the United States, and where restricted or prohibited by law. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply.
HOW TO ENTER: There is NO PURCHASE NECESSARY to participate in the Sweepstakes. A purchase does not increase your chances of winning. You will automatically receive one entry into the Sweepstakes when you open a new Ascend Christmas Club, Money Market, or Certificate account during the Sweepstakes Period. Accounts must be opened by the Entry Deadline to qualify. Maximum number of entries allowed during the Sweepstakes Period via this method of entry is one (1).
ALTERNATIVE METHOD OF ENTRY (AMOE): Complete and submit a registration form in any Ascend branch during the Sweepstakes Period. Registration forms must be complete and accurate to qualify. Maximum number of entries allowed during the Sweepstakes Period via AMOE is one (1) per person. Ascend will not verify receipt of entries for entrants. All entries submitted become the sole property of Ascend and will not be returned. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, misdirected, illegible, or damaged AMOE entries. All registration form entries must be received by the Entry Deadline to qualify.
Prize/Approximate Retail Value (ARV): One (1) Grand Prize of one (1) concert trip prize package consisting of two (2) tickets to a Live Nation produced and promoted concert at a Live Nation owned and operated venue in the United States (excludes Festivals); round-trip, coach class air transportation for two (2) from the major airport nearest the Winner’s home to the major airport nearest the concert; one (1) double occupancy standard hotel room for two (2) nights / three (3) days; and $200.00 in pre-paid cash cards to use toward ground transportation. Tickets are subject to availability, venue capacity, age, and artist restrictions. Tickets to a particular concert are not guaranteed. Selection of airline, hotel and concert seat locations are solely within Live Nation’s discretion. All other expenses not specifically mentioned herein are solely the Winner’s responsibility. Live Nation reserves the right to provide ground transportation in lieu of air transportation if the Winner resides within two hundred (200) miles from concert venue. Winner and guest must abide by all venue policies. Live Nation reserves the right to revoke full or partial prize from any winner or winner’s guest who it or venue personnel deem may, in its sole discretion, be intoxicated, be a safety risk, have violated any venue policy or law, or may bring Live Nation into disrepute. Winner will be required to provide a credit card to hotel to cover incidentals which are not included in prize package. Concert must be selected at least thirty (30) days in advance of the travel date and is subject to availability and age restrictions. Travel must take place on the day prior to the confirmed concert and return the day following the concert. All travel must be taken no later than December 31, 2020; no alternative travel dates are available. If Winner is unable or unwilling to travel on the dates specified, the prize will be forfeited and may be awarded to an alternate winner. All travel subject to availability and restrictions. Winner and travel guest must travel on same itinerary. If winner is a minor in his/her state of residence, the travel guest must be winner’s parent or legal guardian. A minor may accompany winner as a travel guest only if the winner is the minor’s parent or legal guardian. Minors must be accompanied at all times during trip (including, but not limited to, in-flight, hotel stay and all prize-related events) by minor’s parent or legal guardian. Winner and travel guests must sign and return a travel release before any ticketing of travel occurs. Winner and guest must have all necessary identification and/or travel documents (e.g., a valid U.S. government issued passport or a valid state-issued driver’s license) required for travel. Winner and guest understand that there are inherent risks involved in travel and that these risks may be present before, during and after the trip. Sponsor and/or Live Nation are not responsible for changes in schedule of any element of the prize or for any expenses incurred as a consequence of flight cancellation or delay. Sponsor and/or Live Nation are not responsible and will have no liability if the winner and/or his/her guest is for any reason not permitted to travel by the relevant airport authorities or misses a flight or other travel element. An unclaimed and/or unused prize element will remain the property of Live Nation. Resale of tickets is prohibited. The ARV of the Grand Prize is $2,500. The Prize will be fulfilled by Live Nation once all required releases are received by Ascend.
Seventy-six (76) winners will be chosen in a random drawing on or by July 19, 2019 and contacted by phone and/or email. Odds of winning are based upon the number of entries. If the prize remains unclaimed after 12:00 PM CDT on July 31, 2019 or the winner does not meet eligibility qualifications, a second random drawing will be held. No transfer, substitution or cash equivalent permitted by winner. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to substitute the Prize with one of comparable or greater value. Winner is responsible for all costs and expenses not specifically stated as being included herein including, but not limited to, taxes and all personal costs and expenses. Sponsor makes no warranties with regard to the prize package. In the event of any difference between the stated ARV and the actual cost of the Prize, no refund or payment for any difference will be provided. No refund or value will be provided if a Prize is not or cannot be used, or is otherwise declined.
Prize Drawing. The winners will be selected on July 19, 2019 at approximately 12:00 PM CDT by random drawing from all eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period. The prizes shall be provided to the winners within forty-five (45) days of the drawing.
The calculation of the odds of winning is dependent upon the number of eligible entries received.
Notification of Winner. The Winners may be announced on social media. The Winners will be notified by phone and/or by email within five (5) business days of the Prize Drawing. If Sponsor is unable to receive personal confirmation from a Winner of being selected as a Winner within three (3) days from the first notification attempt, or if a Winner (i) is found to be ineligible, or (ii) fails to comply with the Official Rules, the Prize will be forfeited and an alternate potential winner may be selected from among all remaining eligible entries.
Publicity Entrants also acknowledge that his/her name and likeness may be available for public viewing through Ascend’s website and all other media. By submitting an entry, winner grants to Sponsor, its agents and others working on their behalf the right to publish the winner's name and likeness in Ascend’s advertising in any media, without additional compensation, unless otherwise prohibited by law.
Disputes. All disputes arising under these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations related to the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of Tennessee, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules, and the federal courts or state courts located within Coffee County, Tennessee, shall have exclusive jurisdiction over the matters herein.
Rules Request. A copy of these Official Rules may be obtained at Ascend Federal Credit Union’s Administration Building, Marketing Dept., 520 Airpark Drive, Tullahoma, Tennessee 37388 or any Ascend branch, or by sending a request via email to firstname.lastname@example.org prior to the Entry Deadline.
Winner’s List. For the names and addresses (city and state only) of the Winners, send a self-addressed stamped envelope postmarked by August 30, 2019 to Ascend Federal Credit Union, Marketing Dept., 520 Airpark Drive, Tullahoma, Tennessee 37388.
Sponsor. The sole sponsor of this promotion is Ascend Federal Credit Union, 520 Airpark Drive, Tullahoma, Tennessee 37388.
Live Nation is not a sponsor of the Sweepstakes and is in no way responsible for the administration of the Sweepstakes and the verification of winners. All inquiries regarding the Sweepstakes should be directed to Ascend Federal Credit Union and not to Live Nation. Live Nation is a trademark of Live Nation Worldwide, Inc.