Entry Period: The Engage Conference Giveaway (the "Giveaway"), sponsored by CPA.com and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (“AICPA” and “CPA.com” and collectively “Sponsors”), begins on 5/11/18 at 12:01am Eastern Time ("ET") and ends on 5/25/18 at 11:59pm ET (the "Entry Period"), during which time all entries must be received in order to be eligible. The computer clock of CPA.com’s webmaster is the official timekeeping device of the Giveaway.
Eligibility: The Giveaway is open to individuals who are at least 21 years old and who are also legal residents of one of the 50 United States, the District of Columbia or U.S. Territories. Employees, officers, and directors of MGM Grand Hotel, CraftSteak Restaurant, Fiamma Restaurant, Cirque du Soleil, Paychex and AICPA, its divisions, subsidiaries, and affiliates, including but not limited to CPA.com and the Association of Certified Professional Accountants, and the agents and advertising and promotion agencies of each of the foregoing, and any other entity that develops, produces, or distributes materials for or related to this Giveaway, and members of their immediate families (defined for these purposes as including parents, spouse, children, siblings, grandparents, and each of their respective spouses) or households (whether related or not) of any of the above, are NOT eligible to enter or win. By participating in the Giveaway, you agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the judges which are final.
How to Enter: There are two ways to enter:
(1) Eligible individuals who perform social action through the Gleam module during the Entry Period will be entered into the Giveaway;
(2) Other eligible individuals may enter the Giveaway by legibly printing their name, mailing address, telephone number and email address, and the words, Engage Conference Giveaway, on a 5" x 3" or 6" x 4" card and mailing it to: CPA.com, Engage Conference Giveaway, ATTN: Devin Brooks, 220 Leigh Farm Road, Durham, NC 27707.
All entries become the property of Sponsors and will not be acknowledged or returned.
Limit nine (9) entries per person.
Signing up for the raffle with name, email, and actions performed through the Gleam module DOES NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCE OF WINNING. NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY NOR IS entering your name, email, and actions performed through the Gleam module REQUIRED IN ORDER TO BE ENTERED IN THE GIVEAWAY.
Sponsors reserve the right to disqualify illegible, incomplete, misdirected, late, or falsified entries. Sponsors are not responsible for lost, illegible, incomplete, misdirected, late, or falsified entries, whether or not such circumstances were caused in any way by Sponsor or one of Sponsors’ agents. Sponsors are not responsible for the unavailability or inaccessibility of any transmissions, telephone, mail, or Internet service, or unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Giveaway.
By entering this Giveaway, you acknowledge that the judges, Sponsors, and all other businesses concerned with this Giveaway, as well as their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents, do not make, nor are in any manner responsible for, any warranty or representations, expressed or implied, in fact or in law, relative to the quality,conditions, fitness, or merchantability of any aspect of any prize.
Selection of Winner. You have not yet won. The winner will be determined by a random selection from all eligible entries received during the Entry Period. Selection will take place on or about May 31, 2018 at CPA.com’s offices, located at 220 Leigh Farm Road, Durham, NC. Winner selection will be conducted by CPA.com, the decision of which is final. By participating, you agree to be bound by the selection of the winner by CPA.com, which shall be final and binding in all respects. The odds of winning depend on the total number of eligible entries received. Odds of winning are approximately one in 1,000
Winner will be notified by U.S. Mail, email, telephone and/or overnight courier. Winner shall be required to execute and return an Affidavit of Eligibility/Release of Liability/Prize Acceptance Form within fourteen (14) days following notification. CPA.com will send a prize to the winner within twenty (20) days following winner verification and receipt of the above documentation. Winner’s failure to claim the prize or failure to comply with any of the Official Rules will result in disqualification and an alternate winner may be selected. If winner’s address is incorrect, illegible, or invalid, the winner will be disqualified and an alternate winner may be selected. Sponsors are not liable for awarding any prize to an entrant who has violated these Official Rules.
Winner, by participating in this Giveaway, hereby grants the Sponsors the right to use and publish his or her legal name and state of residence online and in print, and/or in any other media, in connection with the Giveaway.
In the event of a dispute as to the identity of a winning entrant, the holder of the email account associated with the winning entry at the time of such entry shall be declared the winner.
Prize: Winner will receive one of three prize’s which consists of the following: an MGM Welcome Package (2 tickets to Cirque Soleil KA, $250 credit at Craft Steak or Fiamma restaurants, and hotel room suite upgrade), OR an AICPA ENGAGE All Access Pass upgrade and 1 ticket to Top Golf. Fiamma Restaurant, Top Golf, and Cirque du Soleil are not a participant in and do not endorse, support or sponsor this promotion. Prize will be awarded to the winner selected. The prize cannot be exchanged for cash. The Sponsors reserve the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value in the event the offered prize is unavailable. No substitution or transfer of prize is permitted except as provided herein. Sponsors are not liable for any damage to the prize occurring during delivery to the winner’s address.
The prize shall be awarded without warranty from Sponsors of any kind, either express or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement.
The winner of the Giveaway is responsible for the reporting, filing and payment of all applicable federal, state, and local taxes on receipt of the prize. The costs for goods or services not specified in these Official Rules is winner’s responsibility.
Eligibility and Release. AS A CONDITION OF PARTICIPATING IN THIS GIVEAWAY, ENTRANTS AGREE TO RELEASE AND HOLD HARMLESS SPONSORS, AS WELL AS THE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS AND REPRESENTATIVES OF SPONSORS FROM AND AGAINST ANY LIABILITY FOR ANY INJURY, CLAIM, LOSS, ACTION, DEMAND OR DAMAGE OF ANY KIND ARISING FROM OR IN CONNECTION WITH PARTICIPATION OR ANY ATTEMPT TO PARTICIPATE IN THE GIVEAWAY OR ANY PRIZE WON, OR THE MISUSE OR MALFUNCTION OF ANY PRIZE AWARDED.
Disputes/Choice of Law: Except where prohibited, each entrant agrees that this Giveaway shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of North Carolina, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules. Sponsors reserve the right to take such action as they deem necessary to enforce these Official Rules and ensure the fair operation of this Giveaway, such as situations in which the Giveaway does not operate properly due to technical or other unforeseen circumstances, including without limitation barring entrants who do not comply with these Official Rules, terminating or modifying the Giveaway, or modifying without prior notice these Official Rules.
By entering, entrants acknowledge and agree that any and all disputes which cannot be resolved between the parties, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Giveaway shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the General Court of Justice of Durham County, North Carolina.
Any and all disputes, claims, judgments, and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket expenses incurred (if any) in entering this Giveaway. You agree as a condition of entering this Giveaway that you will not seek, and hereby waive all rights to awards for, attorney’s fees, punitive, multiple, incidental, and consequential damages, or any other damages other than the actual out-of-pocket expenses specifically enumerated herein. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
ANY ATTEMPT BY AN INDIVIDUAL TO UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE GIVEAWAY IS A VIOLATION OF CIVIL AND CRIMINAL LAWS AND, SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSORS RESERVE THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
Winner’s Name: The winner’s name will be available following the verification of the winner and the awarding of the prize. Any request for winner’s name must be received no later than fourteen (14) business days after May 31, 2018. You may request a copy of the Official Rules or the name of the winner by sending a stamped, self-addressed, envelope to: CPA.com, Engage Conference, ATTN: Devin Brooks, 220 Leigh Farm Road, Durham, NC 27707. Indicate "Rules" and/or "Winner’s Name”, as appropriate, on the front of your outer mailing envelope, in the lower left-hand corner. All other Giveaway inquiries may also be directed to this address.
Sponsors: This Giveaway is sponsored by AICPA and CPA.com. MGM Grand Hotel, CraftSteak Restaurant, Fiamma Restaurant and Cirque du Soleil are not participants in, and do not endorse support or sponsor, this promotion. If you wish to be excluded from any further offers or giveaways by AICPA, send a letter informing AICPA of your preference to AICPA, ATTN: Member Value - Offer/Giveaway Exclusion, 220 Leigh Farm Road, Durham, NC 27707. Upon receipt of such notification, AICPA will not send further giveaway materials to the address you specify.