Justin Bieber Guitar Giveaway! – Official Rules

The Teen.com Justin Bieber Guitar Giveaway Sweepstakes

Official Rules


Promotion Description:

These official rules apply to the following ten (10) individual sweepstakes.  Each is referred to herein as a “Sweepstakes”.

Sweepstakes # Start Date End Date Drawing Date
1 11/22/2010 11/22/2010 11/29/2010
2 11/23/2010 11/23/2010 11/30/2010
3 11/24/2010 11/24/2010 12/01/2010
4 11/25/2010 11/25/2010 12/02/2010
5 11/26/2010 11/26/2010 12/03/2010
6 11/27/2010 11/27/2010 12/06/2010
7 11/28/2010 11/28/2010 12/07/2010
8 11/29/2010 11/29/2010 12/08/2010
9 11/30/2010 11/30/2010 12/09/2010
10 12/01/2010 12/01/2010 12/10/2010

Each entry period set forth above is referred to in these Official Rules as a “Promotion Period”.  Each Sweepstakes starts at 12:01AM Eastern Time (“ET”) and ends at 11:59:59 PM ET on the respective Start Date and End Date set forth in the above chart.  By participating in the Sweepstakes, each entrant (or his or her parent or legal guardian if the entrant is under the majority in their home state) unconditionally accepts and agrees to comply with and abide by these Official Rules and the decisions of Alloy Media, LLC (“Sponsor”), which shall be final and binding in all respects.  Sponsor is responsible for the collection, submission or processing of entries and the overall administration of the Sweepstakes.  Entrants should look solely to Sponsor with any questions, comments or problems related to the Sweepstakes.

Eligibility: Open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia who are 13 years of age and older.  Entrants under the age of the majority in their state of residence should get permission from parents or guardians to enter the Sweepstakes.  Void in Puerto Rico, Guam, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and where prohibited or restricted by law.  Sponsor, The Island Def Jam Music Group and their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, distributors, retailers, sales representatives, advertising and promotion agencies and each of their respective officers, directors and employees as well as Jason Bieber (collectively, the “Promotion Entities”), and members of their immediate families and/or persons living in the same household as such persons, are ineligible to enter the Sweepstakes or win a prize.

Online Entry: Enter the Sweepstakes during the Promotion Period at http://www.clevver.com/justin-bieber-guitar-sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes Site”).  Through on-screen instructions you will be asked to provide information including your first and last name, email address, date of birth and complete mailing address.  Limit one (1) entry per person and per email per Sweepstakes.  All entries must be made by the end of each applicable Promotion Period in order to participate.  Sponsor’s database clock will be the official time keeper for this Sweepstakes.  Automated or robotic entries submitted by individuals or organizations will be disqualified.  Internet entry must be made by the entrant and only as set forth above.

Privacy: All entrants acknowledge that if they are chosen as a winner, certain of their personally identifying information may be disclosed to third parties at least as required by law, including, without limitation, on a winner’s list.  All personal information submitted as part of the Sweepstakes may be shared by and between the Promotion Entities, and each of the Promotion Entities will use such information in accordance with their respective independent online privacy policies.

Winner Selection: The potential winners of the Sweepstakes will be selected in a random drawing from among all eligible entries received throughout the Promotion Period.  The random drawings for all Sweepstakes will be conducted on or about the respective Drawing Date listed in the above chart.  All drawings will be conducted by Sponsor or its designated representatives, whose decisions are final.  Odds of winning will vary depending on the number of eligible entries received.  Winner will be notified by email on or about five (5) days after each random drawing.  Potential winner must accept a prize within three (3) business days of notification by either email or telephone.  Any winner notification not responded to or returned as undeliverable may result in prize forfeiture and an alternate winner shall be selected.  Sponsor is not responsible, and may disqualify an entrant, if the entrant’s email does not work or is changed.  Any winner notification not responded to or returned as undeliverable may result in prize forfeiture and an alternate winner shall be selected.  If a winner is not of legal age of majority in his or her state of residence (a “minor”), at Sponsor’s option, the applicable prize either will be awarded to the minor or the minor’s parent or legal guardian.  If a potential winner is ineligible to win a Sweepstakes prize, does not comply with the acceptance requirements above or is otherwise in violation of these Official Rules, then such winner will be disqualified and an alternate winner may be selected from the remaining eligible entrants. No substitution or transfer of a prize is permitted except by Sponsor.


The prize values indicated below are each an approximate retail value (“ARV”).

One (1) Grand Prize winner for each of Sweepstakes # 1 through Sweepstakes #10 will receive an acoustic guitar manufactured by an internationally-recognized guitar company autographed by Justin Bieber (ARV $182).

There is no monetary value attributed to the autograph(s).

Sponsor reserves the right in its sole and absolute discretion to award a substitute prize of equal or greater value if a prize described in these Official Rules is unavailable or cannot be awarded, in whole or in part, for any reason.  The ARV of the prize represents Sponsor’s good faith determination.  That determination is final and binding and cannot be appealed.  If the actual value of the prize turns out to be less than the stated ARV, the difference will not be awarded in cash.  The Promotion Entities make no representation or warranty concerning the appearance, safety or performance of any prize awarded.  Restrictions, conditions, and limitations may apply.  The Promotion Entities will not replace any lost or stolen prize items.

General Conditions: Entrant agrees that: a) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and solely and exclusively in a federal or state court located in the State of New York; entrant submits to sole and exclusive personal jurisdiction to said courts in the State of New York, for any such dispute and irrevocably waives any and all rights to object to such jurisdiction; b) any and all claims, judgments, and awards shall be limited to actual out of pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes but in no event attorneys’ fees; and c) under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased.  SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

Prize will only be awarded and/or delivered to addresses within the United States.  All federal, state and/or local taxes, fees, and surcharges are the sole responsibility of the prize winner.  Failure to comply with the Official Rules will result in forfeiture of the prize.  If prize is forfeited, an additional drawing at random from eligible entries may be made to determine a winner.

Except where prohibited by law, each winner (and parent/legal guardian if winner is a minor) grants (and agrees to confirm that grant in writing) permission for the Promotion Entities, their advertising and promotional agencies, and those acting under its authority to use such winner’s name, photograph, voice and/or likeness, for advertising and/or publicity purposes in all media now known or hereafter discovered, worldwide and on the world wide web, without notice, review, approval, or additional compensation.

Release of Liability: By acceptance of a prize, winner agrees that the Promotion Entities will have no liability whatsoever for, and shall be held harmless by winner (and parent/legal guardian if entrant is a minor), against, any and all liability for injuries, loss or damage of any kind to persons, including death, or property damage resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, misuse or use of any prize, participation in this promotion, or while traveling to, preparing for or participating in any Sweepstakes-related activity.  The Promotion Entities expressly disclaim any responsibility or liability for injury or loss to any person or property in connection with the prizes awarded.

Conduct: Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry processor the operations to any of the Sweepstakes or the Sweepstakes Site; to be acting in violation of the Official Rules; or to be acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person.  CAUTION: ANY DELIBERATE ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF ANY OF THE SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

Limitation of Liability: The Promotion Entities are not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by entrants, website users or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes or by any technical or human error, which may occur in the processing of submissions or in the administration of the Sweepstakes.  The Promotion Entities assume no responsibility for any misdirected, late, undeliverable or lost mail, or any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay of operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries or any part of the Sweepstakes.  The Promotion Entities are not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of email or players on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website or combination thereof, including injury or damage to entrant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participating downloading materials in the Sweepstakes.  The Promotion Entities are not responsible for any injury or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt or use or misuse of any prize.  If, for any reason, the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes, then Sponsor reserves the right at their sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes.  In such event, Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, perform the random drawing from among all eligible entries received prior to or after such cancellation, suspension, or modification.  In the event of a dispute concerning who registered online to participate in the Sweepstakes, the registration will be declared to have been made by the authorized account holder is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an email address by an internet provider, online service provider, or other organization (e.g., business, education institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address.  A potential winner may be requested to provide Sponsor with proof that the potential winner is the authorized account holder of the email address.  If a dispute cannot be resolved to Sponsor’s satisfaction, the entry will be deemed ineligible.

Winner’s List: To obtain a copy of any legally required winners list or a copy of the Official Rules, send the applicable request and a self-addresses, stamped, #10 envelope to The Teen.com Justin Bieber Guitar Giveaway Sweepstakes c/o Alloy Media, LLC at 151 West 26th Street New York, NY 10001 indicating the number of the applicable Sweepstakes after the address and in your request.  Request must be received no later than March 1, 2011 for the names of the winners and, within 30 days following the end of a Sweepstakes, for a copy of the rules.  Vermont residents may omit return postage for Official Rules requests.

Sponsor:  The Sweepstakes is sponsored by Alloy Media, LLC, 151 West 26th Street New York, NY 10001.

Posting code: 111910MFPL