2019 Triple Play Giveaway Rules

*Updated 2/1/19


*This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Facebook. Participant understands that by entering, Participant is providing information to Sponsor and not Facebook.

*For purposes of this Agreement, the “MLB Entities” shall mean the office of the commissioner of baseball (the “BOC”), its bureaus, committees, subcommittees and councils, MLB Advanced Media, L.P., Major League Baseball Properties, Inc., Bamtech, LLC, The MLB Network, LLC, The MLB Network, Inc., MLB Network Holdings, LLC, the MLB Network International, LLC, The Clubs of Major League Baseball (the “Clubs”), each of their respective subsidiary or affiliated entities, and any entity which, now or in the future, controls, is controlled by, or is under common control with the clubs or the BOC. This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, administered, executed or produced by any MLB Entities Innings, LLC (the “Sponsor”) is sponsoring the Innings Festival Triple Play Giveaway (the “Sweepstakes”) in conjunction with the 2019 Innings Festival (the “Festival”) scheduled to be held on March 2-3, 2019 at Tempe Beach Park located at 80 W Rio Salado Pkwy, Tempe, AZ 85281 and Tempe Arts Park located at 700 W. Rio Salado, Tempe, AZ 85281 (collectively, the “Venue”). Any person entering the Sweepstakes is a “Participant.”

Participation in the Sweepstakes is subject to the following official Sweepstakes rules (the “Rules”):


This Sweepstakes begins on Monday, February 4, 2019 at 8:00 AM MST and ends on Friday, February 15, 2019 at 4:00 PM MST (the “Entry Period”). No entries will be eligible to be considered for the Sweepstakes after the Entry Period has ended.


No purchase or other consideration is necessary to enter or win. To enter, the Participant must be a legal U.S. resident living in the forty-eight (48) contiguous United States and Washington DC at the time of entry. Void in Alaska, Hawaii, Rhode Island, Puerto Rico, Guam and in all other territories where restricted or prohibited by law. Questions about eligibility will be determined by documentary evidence (either a valid driver’s license, state ID card, or U.S. passport). No more than one entry per Participant will be accepted regardless of the number of entries submitted. No employee or immediate family member of Sponsor or the MLB Entities is eligible to enter the Sweepstakes. All applicable federal, state, and local rules apply. Participants are required to provide truthful information to Sponsor and Sponsor may use discretion to disqualify and/or remove Participant if it is believed a Participant is acting fraudulently. Any automated receipt confirming delivery does not constitute proof of actual receipt of an entry by Sponsor. Sponsor and the MLB Entities are not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible, or misdirected registrations, which will be disqualified. Limit one (1) entry per Participant during the Entry Period. Other restrictions may apply.


During the Entry Period, Participant may submit an entry using ONE of the following methods:

  • (1) Enter by watching certain airings of Hot Stove at 9:00 AM ET and 11:00 AM ET or Intentional Talk at 3:30 PM ET, 5:00 PM ET, and 7:00 PM ET on The MLB Network during the Entry Period where a code word will be revealed (each, a “Codeword”). Each Codeword will be valid until a new Codeword is revealed and only one Codeword per Participant is valid for entry. To enter, visit https://www.inningsfestival.com/win/triple-play-giveaway/ and follow all entry instructions to complete the entry form, including the Codeword and press submit; OR
  • (2) Enter by logging into Participant’s registered Facebook account and consent to Sponsor’s obtaining information from Facebook when prompted, and enter the Codeword on the entry page then press submit; OR
  • (3) To enter without watching Hot Stove, send an email to info@inningsfestival.com with the subject line [TRIPLE PLAY GIVEAWAY] and provide Participant’s full name and email address in the body of the email.

In the event Participant enters the Codeword incorrectly, Participant will not receive an error message and any such entry is invalid. To enter via Facebook, a Participant must be a registered user of Facebook. If a Participant is not a registered user of Facebook, the Participant must visit Facebook’s website to register. Registration for and use of Facebook is subject to its terms and conditions and Sponsor and the MLB Entities have no responsibility with respect to such registration or use. Participant acknowledges that this Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Facebook. Entry by either method will provide Participant’s email address to Sponsor and the MLB Entities, and providing an email address is solely for the purpose of entering the Sweepstakes and for potential winner notification. Participant’s email will not be added to any mailing list unless Participant has affirmatively agreed to be added by checking the box to have Participant’s email address added to any such mailing list. If a Participant chooses to enter using Participant’s mobile device, standard mobile and/or data fees may apply. Participants should consult their wireless service provider’s for details. By entering via mobile device such Participant agrees to incur any and all charges demanded by Participant’s wireless service provider and may be subject to the terms and conditions of the Participant’s respective wireless service provider. Participant should also check the device’s features for capabilities and check the device manual for specific use instructions.


There will be One [1] lucky prize winner to receive the following (collectively, the “Prize”):

  • Two (2) two-day VIP passes to the 2019 Innings Festival (approximate retail value: $860.00);
  • Two (2) Round Trip Economy Flights from the airline selected by Sponsor and valid for travel by the Prize winner and the winner’s selected guest departing on Friday, March 1, 2019 and returning on Monday, March 4, 2019 (approximate retail value: $800.00);
  • Hotel accommodations as determined by Sponsor of One (1) room at the hotel selected by Sponsor and valid for a three (3) night stay checking in on Friday, March 1, 2019 and checking out on Monday, March 4, 2019 (approximate retail value: $1,000.00);
  • One (1) baseball signed by MLB Network talent as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion (approximate retail value: $50.00);
  • Premium viewing of one (1) artist’s set during the Festival, to be chosen by sponsor (subject to Sponsor and artist approval) (*there is no approximate retail value for premium viewing);
  • Two (2) tickets to the Chicago Cubs vs. Milwaukee Brewers game (the “Game”) scheduled to take place on March 2, 2019 at Sloan Park and the exact start time will be provided to winner upon acceptance (approximate retail value: $60.00); and
  • Meet & Greet with official MLB Network talent at the Festival, exact location, time, and talent to be determined by Sponsor and the MLB Entities in their sole discretion (*there is no approximate retail value for the meet & greet)
  • Total Approximate Retail Value of the Prize: $2,770.00

Festival passes valid only on the date(s) printed on the passes. All other taxes, fees, and surcharges on the Prize and all transportation, meals, gratuities, spending money, and all other expenses not specified in these Rules are solely the responsibility of the Prize winner. No cash equivalent is available, Festival passes are non-transferable, nor will Festival passes be replaced if lost or stolen. Prize winner must redeem the Festival passes during the 2019 Festival dates (March 2-3, 2019) or forfeit all rights to the Prize. No substitution or transfer of Prize is permitted except as provided in these Rules. No more than the total number of Prize(s) specified in these Rules will be awarded. The total number of Prize[s] awarded is 1. Passes to the Festival will be placed at the Guest List at Will Call at the Festival Box Office under the Prize winner’s name and will be available for pick-up during Festival Box Office operating hours. Information on how to redeem the additional elements of the Prize will be provided to the Prize winner upon acceptance. Selection of the airline is solely within Sponsor’s discretion and the flights must depart from a major gateway airport closest to the Prize winner’s residence in the continental U.S. to Phoenix, AZ departing on the Festival weekend. If a potential Prize winner is unable or unwilling to travel on the dates specified in these Rules, the Prize will be forfeited and may be awarded to an alternate winner at the Sponsor’s discretion. All travel is subject to availability and restrictions. The Prize winner and travel guests must travel on the same itinerary and are subject to all rules and regulations of the airports and airline. The Prize Winner and travel guest must have all necessary identification and/or travel documents (e.g., a valid U.S. government issued passport or valid state issued driver’s license) required for travel. Hotel reservations will be reserved under the Prize winner’s name and the Prize winner must present a valid photo ID and a credit card for incidentals at the time of check-in. There is no cash equivalent if the Prize winner does not use or redeem any element of the Prize during the dates stated in these Rules. All other expenses not expressly specified in these Rules are the sole responsibility of the Prize winner.

Seat locations at the Game shall be determined in the sole discretion of Sponsor. Winner’s guest must be of legal age of majority in his/her jurisdiction of residence (and at least eighteen (18) years of age), unless accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Major League Baseball Game dates and times are determined in the sole discretion of the Office of the Commissioner of Baseball and/or the applicable Major League Baseball Club, as applicable, and may be subject to change. The terms and conditions of the Game tickets awarded as part of the Prize will govern in the event the legal Gameis not played or held, as applicable, due to weather conditions, an act of God, an act of terrorism, civil disturbance or any other reason. Winner and his/her guest agree to comply with all applicable ballpark and venue, as applicable, regulations in connection with the Prize. Sponsor and the applicable MLB Entities reserve the right to remove or to deny entry to the winner and/or his/her guest who engage(s) in a non-sportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person at the Game. Sponsor and the MLB Entities will not be responsible for weather conditions, Acts of God, acts of terrorism, civil disturbances, work stoppage or any other natural disaster outside their control that may cause the cancellation or postponement of the Game. Major League Baseball Game tickets awarded as part of the Prize may not be resold or offered for resale or used for any commercial or promotional purpose whatsoever. Any such resale or commercial or promotional use may result in disqualification of and Prize forfeiture, and may invalidate the license granted by the Game tickets.


Potential Prize winner will be chosen at random at the conclusion of the Sweepstakes from among all eligible entries received. An eligible Prize winner will be notified no later than Friday, February 15, 2019 at 11:59 PM MST via the email address provided for entry. In the event of a dispute as to the identity of a Participant, the authorized account holder of the email address or Facebook account provided to enter will be deemed to be the Participant. Sponsor may request any potential Prize winner to provide proof that such person is the winner. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any Participant or Prize winner and may refuse to award any Prize to a person who is ineligible or has violated any rule, gained unfair advantage in participating in the Sweepstakes, or obtained winner status using fraudulent means. Entering from multiple email or Facebook accounts violates these Rules and the Participant will be disqualified. Winning is contingent upon compliance with all terms and conditions of these Rules and fulfilling all requirements stated in these Rules. The potential Prize Winner must respond to Sponsor’s notification and accept the Prize no later than Forty-Eight (48) hours after notification or forfeit all rights to the Prize. In the event a potential Prize Winner is disqualified for any reason, or declines the Prize for any reason, Sponsor may award the corresponding Prize to an alternate winner by random drawing from among all remaining eligible Sweepstakes entries. Any alternate Prize Winner is subject to all requirements set forth in these Rules. Only one (1) alternate Prize Winner will be selected, after which the Prize will remain un-awarded.


Odds of being selected as a Prize winner depends on the total number of eligible entries received. The Prize Winner will be chosen by random selection at the conclusion of the Entry Period on the Sponsor’s discretion. Each eligible entry will have an equal chance of winning. Sponsor’s decisions as to the administration and operation of the Sweepstakes and the selection of a potential Prize winner are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes.


The Prize is awarded as is. Participant acknowledges that the Sponsor AND MLB ENTITIES haVE not made, AND ARE NOT in any manner responsible or liable for, any warranties, representations, or guarantees. Sponsor AND THE MLB ENTITIES disclaim any and all warranties, express or implied, in fact or in law, whether now or hereafter enacted concerning any Prize, including implied warranties of quality, merchantability, or fitness for a particular purpose as may be separately provided to participant by law. The Prize winner and accompanied guest must abide by all Sponsor, mlb eNTITY AND BALLPARK and Venue policies and Sponsor reserves the right to revoke full or partial Prize from any winner or winner’s guest who Sponsor, A MLB ENTITY OR BALLPARK or the Venue determine may, in its sole discretion, be intoxicated, be a safety risk, or violates any BALLPARK, Venue, MLB ENTITY, or Sponsor policy or law. If due to circumstances beyond the control of Sponsor, the Prize-related Festival is delayed, rescheduled, postponed, or cancelled, Sponsor reserves the right, but not the obligation, to cancel, terminate, suspend, or modify the Sweepstakes and is not required to award a substitute Prize. Lost or stolen Prizes will not be replaced. The Prize winner acknowledges and understands that there are inherent risks involved in travel and that these risks may be present before, during, and after the trip. Sponsor and the MLB Entities 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 the MLB Entities are not responsible and will have no liability whatsoever if the Prize 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 Sponsor. Resale of any element of the Prize is prohibited. An unclaimed and/or unused Prize element will remain the property of Sponsor.


By participating, each Participant agrees: (a) to these Rules and the decisions of Sponsor, which are final in all respects as related to the Sweepstakes; (b) the Participant is at least 18 years or older; (c) the Participant has not engaged in any fraudulent activity in participating in the Sweepstakes; (d) the Prize Winner will be responsible for any taxes assessed on their winnings by any federal, state, local, or governmental agency; and (e) to execute and/or submit any necessary and applicable documentation in connection with the Prize. Sponsor will notify the Internal Revenue Service of all winnings to the extent required by law. The Prize Winner must provide Sponsor with a valid taxpayer identification number or social security number before any Prize will be awarded. A Form 1099 will be provided to the Prize Winner by the Sponsor for any Prize with a value that exceeds $600.00. A completed and signed form 1099 (when applicable) must be received by the Sponsor within the time specified by Sponsor in order to claim the Prize. A potential Prize Winner and Prize Winner’s guest may be required to sign and return an Eligibility, Liability and Publicity Release (“Release”) (except where prohibited) and it is the Prize Winner’s responsibility to ensure compliance with this requirement. If a potential Prize winner cannot be contacted, fails to sign and timely return a required form 1099 and/or required Release, declines the Prize, or notification of the Prize is returned as undeliverable, such potential winner forfeits the Prize. PARTICIPANT ACKNOWLEDGES AND EXPRESSLY AGREES THAT THESE RULES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE AND MODIFICATION BY SPONSOR AT ANY TIME.


Participation in the SWEEPSTAKES and/or acceptance of the Prize constitutes participant’s and/or winner’s agreement to release, discharge, and hold harmless Sponsor, The MLB Entities and each of their respective officers, directors, members, mangers, agents, PARENTS, SUBSIDIARIES, affiliated entities, and employees (collectively, the “Sponsor Released Parties”), as well as FACEBOOK, INC., from and against any and all claims, or liability arising directly or indirectly from the Prize and participation in the SWEEPSTAKES, including, personal injury, death, or damage to or loss of property, which may occur in connection with the participation in the sweepstakes, acceptance and/or use or misuse of the Prize. SPONSOR Released parties are not liable for any entries that are either misdirected or incomplete, are not liable for any losses due to electronic or computer malfunction, and are not responsible for any injuries or losses (1) occurring during or caused by participation in the sweepstakes, or (2) caused by any Prize awarded.




Sponsor released parties are not responsible: (1) for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by participants, printing errors or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes; (2) for technical and/or communications malfunctions, errors or failures of any kind; (3) for unauthorized human intervention in any part of the Sweepstakes; and/or (4) for technical or human error which may occur in the administration of the Sweepstakes or the processing of entries. Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, modify, or suspend the Sweepstakes or any portion thereof should virus, bugs, or other causes beyond the Sponsor’s control corrupt the administration or security of the Sweepstakes. Internet entry must be made by the Participant only at the authorized website indicated in these Rules at https://www.inningsfestival.com/win/triple-play-giveaway/ or through Participant’s registered Facebook account. Entries may not be made by any other individual or any entity, and/or originating at any other Internet website or e-mail address. Any Participant who enters by any means other than the method described in these Rules will be disqualified. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any entry at any time if Sponsor determines that the Participant has not complied with these Rules.


Except where prohibited by law, by entering the Sweepstakes, each Participant agrees that: (1) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action (collectively, “Claims”) arising out of the Sweepstakes or any Prize(s) will be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; (2) any Claims will be resolved exclusively by the federal courts located in MARICOPA COUNTy, ARIZONA; (3) any and all judgments and awards related to the Claims will be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred and in no event will such costs include attorneys’ fees; and (4) no punitive, incidental, special, consequential, or other damages (including lost profits) (collectively, “Special Damages”) will be awarded. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision. Each Participant waives all rights to claim Special Damages and all rights to have such damages multiplied or increased. All Claims, issues, and questions related to the construction, validity, interpretation, and enforceability of these Rules, or the right and obligations of Participant and Sponsor in connection with this Sweepstakes, will be governed by the laws of the State of ARIZONA, without regards to conflict of laws.


Personal information collected from a Participant during the Sweepstakes is subject to Sponsor’s privacy policy available http://concerts.livenation.com/h/privacy.html and the MLB Entities respective privacy policies, and except as otherwise provide in these Rules, is treated in accordance with the terms of Sponsor’s policy and the MLB Entities respective policies. Participant may elect to provide information to Facebook or another social media platform not defined in these Rules is at Participant’s own risk and information provided to those third parties by Participant is subject to the privacy policies of such third parties. This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with any social media platform. The information provided by a Participant to Sponsor will only be used to verify the Participant’s eligibility for the Sweepstakes and to contact the Prize winner. Sponsor and the MLB Entities have no liability with respect to Participant’s sharing of information with any third parties as described above.


Any Sweepstakes Participant may submit a written request to see the name and hometown of the Prize winner to info@inningsfestival.com.


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