Open only to permanent legal residents of the forty eight (48) contiguous states of the United States and the District of Columbia who are physically located and residing therein, and who are eighteen (18) years of age or older and the age of majority in their state of residence as of July 20, 2008. Entrants must have either a valid social security number and/or a valid U.S. personal tax identification number. Residents of the states of Alaska and Hawaii and residents of Guam, Puerto Rico and all other U.S. territories and possessions are not eligible to enter this Sweepstakes. Officers, directors, and employees of Sweepstakes Entities, members of these persons’ immediate families (spouses and/or parents, children, and siblings, and their spouses), their respective IRS dependents, and/or persons living in the same households as such persons (whether related or not) are ineligible to enter the Sweepstakes. Sweepstakes Entities, as referenced herein, shall include Sponsor, Archway Marketing Services (“Sweepstakes administrator”), KARE 8811 Olson Memorial Hwy, Minneapolis, MN 55427; WNBC, 30 Rockefeller Plaza, New York, NY 10112; WVIT, 422 New Britain Ave. West Hartford, CT 06110; WRC, 4001 Nebraska Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC 20016; WMAQ, 454 North Columbus Drive, Chicago, IL 60611; WTVJ, 15000 SW 27th Street, Miramar, FL 33027; WCAU, 10 Monument Road, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004; WRC, 4001 Nebraska Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC 20016; KNBC, 3000 West Alameda Avenue, Burbank, CA 91523; KNSD, 225 Broadway, San Diego, CA 92101; KNTV, 2450 North First Street, San Jose, CA 95131; and NBC Universal, Inc., 3000 West Alameda Avenue, Burbank, CA 91523, any companies who are performing work in Best Buy stores at Best Buy’s request, Web masters, Web suppliers and their respective parent, subsidiary, and affiliate companies and administrative, advertising, and promotion agencies and any other entity involved in the development, administration, promotion, or implementation of the Sweepstakes.
The Best Buy “Olympic Games” Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) begins on July 20, 2008, at 12:00:01 A.M. and ends on August 1, 2008, at 11:59:59 P.M. (“Sweepstakes Period”).
How to enter:
There are two (2) ways to enter the Sweepstakes.
To enter via Text Message: If you have a text messaging wireless device with a participating wireless service provider, you may enter by text messaging one (1) of the following keywords: NYC, EVENT, ENTRY, SWEEPSTAKES, WIN, or BEST BUY to BBUY1 (or 22891) for one (1) entry submission into the Sweepstakes (“Text Message Entry”). Text Message Entry is designed to work with most of the major wireless carriers in the United States, but Sponsor make no guarantee that any particular wireless service provider will participate in the Sweepstakes. Standard text messaging rates apply to each text message sent or received, including error messages. You will be charged for each text message sent or received according the terms of the service agreement with your wireless carrier. Proof of text message sent does not constitute proof of receipt. Do not send or read text messages while operating a motor vehicle.
To enter online: Access the Sweepstakes website at www.bestbuynycsweeps.com (“Web Site”) and click on the Sweepstakes icon or text link. Complete and thereafter submit the entry form, including your valid first and last name, complete address (including zip code), daytime telephone number (including area code), date of birth, and e-mail address (collectively, “Entry Information”) (“Online Entry”). Text Message Entries and Online Entries (collectively, “Entries”) must be received by 11:59:59 p.m. on August 1, 2008 to be eligible for the Sweepstakes. All required Entry Information must be completed in full. All Entries become the property of Best Buy Stores, L.P., 7601 Penn Avenue South, Richfield, MN 55423 (“Sponsor”).
Limit one (1) Entry per person, and/or per email address, and/or per text messaging wireless device per day.
Limit thirteen (13) total Entries per person, and/or per email address, and/or per text messaging wireless device for the entire Sweepstakes Period.
Grand Prize: There will be one (1) grand prize (“Grand Prize”) awarded, consisting of the following: one (1) trip (“Trip”) to New York, New York, for winner (Grand Prize Winner”) and his/her guest (“Guest”). Trip includes coach-class air travel from a major commercial airport near Grand Prize Winner’s residence (as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion) to a major commercial airport near New York (as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion) (“NY Airport”); standard accommodations (single room/double occupancy) for two (2) nights at a hotel to be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion (“Hotel”); a meet and greet with Jackie Joyner-Kersee (or other athlete, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion) (“Meet and Greet”); ground transportation between NY Airport and Hotel; ground transportation between Hotel and Meet and Greet; and a $500 Best Buy Gift Card. The Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of the Grand Prize is three thousand dollars ($3,000).
First Prizes: There will be two (2) first prizes (“First Prizes”) awarded, each consisting of a two hundred and fifty dollar ($250) Best Buy Gift Card. The ARV of each First Prize is two hundred and fifty dollars ($250).
Second Prizes: There will be thirty (30) second prizes (“Second Prizes”) awarded, each consisting of a fifty dollar ($50) Best Buy Gift Card. The ARV of each Second Prize is fifty dollars ($50).
Total ARV of all prizes: