PEMCO’s “I’m at Hoopfest Promotion” Official Rules.


2. PROMOTION PERIOD: The “I’m at “Hoopfest Promotion” (the “Promotion”) takes place from 12:00:01 a.m. Pacific Time (“PT”) on Saturday June 27, 2015, and ends at 11:59:59 p.m. PT on Tuesday June 30, 2015 (“Promotion Period”).

3. HOW TO ENTER AND ENTRY DEADLINES: To be eligible to enter or win, you must visit the PEMCO WALLY Event Booth at Hoopfest in Spokane, WA, have your souvenir photo taken by PEMCO’s Event Team, download your photo by scanning the QR code or by downloading your photo directly at;then share the photo in a public post on Facebook at tag PEMCO Insurance or post on Twitter using @PEMCO. Sponsor will randomly select one (1) winner from all eligible entries submitted from Twitter and Facebook as the winner.

4. ELIGIBILTY. To enter the Promotion you must be a legal resident of the state of Washington, Oregon, or Idaho and be at least eighteen (18) years old at the time of Entry. This Promotion is void outside the states of Washington, Oregon and Idaho and where prohibited or restricted by law. PEMCO Mutual Insurance Company (the “Sponsor”), its affiliated companies, the Trail Blazers, their advertising and promotion agencies, and each of those entities’ respective officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents, as well as members of their immediate families (parents, children, siblings, spouses, regardless of where they reside) and members of their households (whether related or not) are ineligible to participate in this Promotion. Eligibility will be determined by the Sponsor, in its sole discretion.

5. GENERAL REQUIREMENTS FOR ENTRIES. Each contestant accepts the terms of these Official Rules and releases content of their Entry to the Sponsor to be used at the sole discretion of Sponsor and its affiliated companies. Your Entry must be your photo and you must have the right to use or distribute it without restriction. No Entry may contain obscenity, crude language, or descriptions of a violent or sexual nature or include content that is otherwise objectionable or offensive in any way (as defined and determined solely by the Sponsor). Entries may not include any viruses, worms, corrupt files, Trojan horses, or other forms of corruptive code or content that may harm or compromise the Promotion and/or the website and/or the proper conduct of the Promotion. Sponsor will not verify or acknowledge receipt of Entries. In the event of a dispute as to the identity of the owner of the Entry, the authorized account holder of the Facebook or Twitter account from which the Entry originated will be deemed to be the author of the Entry. Contestants should retain a copy of all materials submitted for the Promotion.

6. ASSIGNMENT. You agree to assign to PEMCO Sponsor all right, title, and interest to any content or materials submitted in the “I’m at Hoopfest” Promotion (collectively “Entry”), including all intellectual property rights. You further agree to execute all documents required to evidence this assignment of rights. By submitting your Entry you automatically grant to Sponsor and its affiliated companies the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform and display such work (in whole or part) worldwide. You acknowledge and agree that Sponsor and its affiliated companies have the right to use your Entry, or selected parts, for promotional or advertising purposes; have no obligation to post, display or otherwise make publicly available any photo or text submitted by you; and may, in their sole discretion, remove, edit, or modify any work you submit.

7. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY. Each contestant agrees, warrants and represents that the use of the Entry submitted in this Promotion will not defame or invade publicity rights or the right of privacy of any person, living or deceased, or otherwise infringe upon any person’s personal or property right or violate the rights of any third parties and that the contestant has the unrestricted right to submit the Entry. Entries must not have been previously submitted, distributed, published and/or aired (if applicable) in whole or in part, or have won any award in a competition, and must be the exclusive original work of only the contestant and must be true and verifiable as to its originality. Entries must not include reference to products, copyrighted content or trademarks except those of Seattle Seahawks. Entries may not violate or encourage others to violate any applicable law, statute, ordinance or regulation.

8. DISQUALIFICATION. Multiple Entries will be accepted from one contestant; however, duplicated entries from the same contestant will be disqualified. If an Entry is incomplete or does not comply with the specifications and rules described herein, or if the Entry submitted does not comply with the required specifications, then the Entry may be disqualified at Sponsor’s sole discretion.

9. SELECTION OF FINALISTS. On Wednesday, July 1, 2015 Sponsor will randomly select one (1) winner and notify the winner via the same online platform they used for entering the promotion by 4:00 p.m. on July 1, 2015. The winner has until 8:00 am July 3, 2015 to claim their prize.

10. GRAND PRIZE. One (1) entry will be selected as the winner. The Winner will receive the Grand Prize of a Basketball Signed by the 2014/2015 Trail Blazers NBA Basketball Team. The Grand Prize Winner shall be solely responsible for all federal, state or local taxes, sales tax, surcharges, service charges, processing and handling fees, and for any other costs that are not specifically provided for herein, including but not limited to travel expenses associated with getting to or returning from the stadium. All details and other restrictions of Grand Prize not specified in these Official Rules will be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. The Grand Prize Winner must sign an affidavit of eligibility and a liability and publicity release prior to the Grand Prize being awarded. The estimated value of the prize is $250. The approximate odds of winning the Grand Prize depend on the number of eligible entries.

11. RELEASES/TAXES. As a condition of being awarded any prize, the winner may be required to execute and deliver to Sponsor a signed affidavit of eligibility, an assignment of rights, and a liability and publicity release (except where prohibited by law), each of which must be returned within 10 days of date of postmark, and any other legal documents that Sponsor may require (including a W-9 form). Failure to sign and return the affidavit or release within 10 days, or to comply with any other term or condition of the Official Rules, may, at the sole discretion of Sponsor, result in a winner's disqualification, the forfeiture of his or her interest in the prize, and the award of the prize to an alternate winner. Except where prohibited by law, participation in the Promotion constitutes permission to use winner's name, address, likeness and/or prize information, without limitation, for promotional purposes without further permission or compensation. For a copy of the Winner list, mail a stamped, self-addressed business-size envelope after July 10, 2015 and before August 10, 2015, to Sponsor, 325 Eastlake Ave. East, PO Box 778, Seattle, WA 98111, Attn: “I’m at Hoopfest Promotion ” Winner’s List. All federal, state or other tax liabilities (including income taxes) arising from the award of a prize contained in this Promotion will be solely the responsibility of the winner.

12. WINNER NOTIFICATION AND ACCEPTANCE. Winner will be notified by direct message via the online platform they used for entering the contest. All prizes are non-transferable and have no cash equivalent and cannot be exchanged by a winner for cash or any other form of consideration. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to substitute any prize with a prize of comparable value. Sponsor is not responsible for winner limitations that prevent acceptance or use of a prize or for prize utility, quality or otherwise. Prize winner may be issued an IRS 1099 Tax Form following receipt of prize for the value of the prize.

13. PARTICIPATION. Participation in the Promotion constitutes an agreement by each contestant to comply with the Official Rules. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify persons found tampering with or otherwise abusing any aspect of this Promotion as solely determined by Sponsor. If the Promotion is compromised by a virus, non-authorized human intervention, tampering or other causes beyond the control of Sponsor that corrupts or impairs the administration, security, fairness, or proper operation of the Promotion, Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any contestant deemed responsible for such corruption or impairment, and to suspend, modify or terminate the Promotion. If the Promotion is terminated prior to the stated deadline, Sponsor reserves the right to award prizes based on the entries existing before the termination date. Decisions of Sponsor are final on all matters relating to this Promotion.

14. LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY. By participating in the Promotion, contestant agrees that (1) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or in connection with the Promotion, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved individually without resort to any form of class action; (2) any claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering the Promotion, but in no event attorney's fees; and (3) under no circumstances will any contestant be permitted to obtain any award for, and contestant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental or consequential damages and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased and any other damages, other than damages for actual out-of-pocket expenses.

15. GENERAL RELEASE. By participating in the Promotion, contestant releases Sponsor and any affiliates, directors, officers, members, professional advisors, supervisory committee members, employees and agencies (collectively, the "Released Parties") from any liability whatsoever, and waive any and all causes of action, for any claims, costs, injuries, losses, or damages of any kind arising out of or in connection with the Promotion or acceptance, possession, or use of any prize (including, without limitation, claims, costs, injuries, losses and damages related to personal injuries, death, damage to or destruction of property, rights of publicity or privacy, defamation or portrayal in a false light, whether intentional or unintentional), whether under a theory of contract, tort (including negligence), warranty or other theory. Twitter Inc, (hereinafter “Twitter”) and Facebook Inc. (hereinafter “Facebook”) do not sponsor, endorse or administer this Promotion and are in no way associated with it. Any person who participates in the Promotion agrees to release, discharge, and hold harmless Twitter, and Facebook. from any claims, costs, injuries, losses or damages arising out of or in connection with the Promotion or acceptance, possession, or use of any prize (including, without limitation, claims, costs, injuries, losses and damages related to personal injuries, death, damage to or destruction of property, rights of publicity or privacy, defamation or portrayal in a false light, whether intentional or unintentional), whether under a theory of contract, tort (including negligence), warranty or other theory. Any and all information provided in order to enter the Promotion is provided solely to the Sponsor and not to Twitter or Facebook.

16. MISCELLANEOUS. Sponsor reserves the right to make changes in the Official Rules which changes, if any, will become effective upon announcement. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of the Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of any contestant and Sponsor, shall be governed, construed and interpreted under the laws of Washington state, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions (whether of Washington state or any other jurisdiction) that would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than Washington. The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of the Official Rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. If any such provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable, these rules shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or unenforceable provision was not included. Sponsor uses the online platforms Twitter and Facebook solely for promotion of the Promotion. This Promotion is in no way supported, organized or sponsored by Twitter or Facebook. The information you provide is given to PEMCO Mutual Insurance Company and will be used only for the purposes of this Promotion. It will not be passed on to Twitter or Facebook.

17. FORCE MAJEURE. Sponsor reserves the right to change, suspend, or cancel the Promotion if, in Sponsor's sole discretion, intervening circumstances warrant such change, suspension, or cancellation. Intervening circumstances include without limitation the interruption, preemption, or cancellation of Sponsor 's programming owing to conditions beyond Sponsor 's control, such as strikes, labor disputes, war, insurrection, revolution, terrorism, riot or other civil disturbance, earthquake, fire, flood, pandemic or other natural disasters, governmental restrictions, embargoes or other exercises of governmental authority, unavailability of supplies, components, or material, or any other cause beyond Sponsor 's control.

18. PROMOTION SPONSOR. The Sponsor of the Promotion is PEMCO Mutual Insurance Company, “I’m at Hoopfest Promotion”, 325 Eastlake Ave. East, PO Box 778, Seattle, WA 98111.