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McDonald’s PowerPlay Payoff

Official Rules

    October 6, 2014 - April 11, 2015


PRELIMINARY INFORMATION:  NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A purchase will not improve your chances of winning. Void where prohibited. The McDonald’s PowerPlay Payoff (“Sweepstakes”) will begin on October 6, 2014 at 5:00 P.M. E.T and end on April 11, 2015 at 11:59:59 P.M. E.T (“Sweepstakes Period”). All times in the Sweepstakes refer to Eastern Time (“E.T.”). Odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible Entries (as defined below) received.  Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws.


ELIGIBILITY: Open only to permanent, legal United States (“U.S.”) residents who are physically residing in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware, and who are eighteen (18) years of age or older and the age of majority in their state of residence as of the start of the Sweepstakes Period.  Officers, directors, and employees of Sweepstakes Entities (as defined below), members of these persons’ immediate families (spouses and/or parents, children, and siblings, and their spouses, regardless of where they reside), and/or persons living in the same households as these persons (whether or not related thereto) are not eligible to enter or win the Sweepstakes.  Sweepstakes Entities, as referenced herein, shall include Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia, 3601 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19148,  NBCUniversal Media, LLC, 30 Rockefeller Plaza, New York, NY 10112 (collectively, “Sponsors”), and their respective parent, subsidiary, and affiliate companies, their administrative, advertising, and promotion agencies, and any other entity involved in the development, administration, promotion, or implementation of the Sweepstakes. 


TO ENTER: To enter the Sweepstakes, during the Sweepstakes Period visit www.PhiladelphiaFlyers.com/Powerplay (the “Website”), click on the Sweepstakes icon, and follow the provided instructions to complete and thereafter submit the entry form, which includes your name, address, telephone number, email address, and date of birth (the “Entry”). All Entries become the property of Sponsors and will not be acknowledged.


You may enter once during the Sweepstakes Period. Multiple Entries received from any person beyond this limit will void all such additional Entries. Entries generated by a script, macro, or other automated means or by any means that subverts the Entry process will be disqualified. Entries must be received before April 11, 2015 at 11:59:59 P.M.E.T. to be eligible for the Sweepstakes. Sponsors’ computer shall be the official timekeeper for all matters related to this Sweepstakes. Entries that are incomplete, garbled, corrupted, or unintelligible for any reason, including, but not limited to, computer or network malfunction or congestion, are void and will not be accepted.  In case of a dispute over the identity of an entrant, the authorized account holder of the email address used to enter will be deemed to be the entrant. “Authorized account holder” is defined as the person who is assigned to an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address.  Entry constitutes permission (except where prohibited by law) to use entrant’s name, city, state, likeness, image, and/or voice for purposes of advertising, promotion, and publicity in any and all media now or hereafter known, throughout the world in perpetuity, without additional compensation, notification, permission, or approval. 


PRIVACY: Entrants will have the opportunity to receive information from Sponsors and selected partners by checking the appropriate box(es). If, at any time, you no longer wish to receive materials from Sponsors, or our partners, please go to our privacy policy, located at PhiladelphiaFlyers.com/Powerplay, or the applicable partner’s privacy policy and follow the procedures indicated.


PRIZE WINNER SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION: During each Philadelphia Flyers (the “Flyers”) national hockey game (each a “Game”), when the Flyers go on a power play (each a “Power Play Drawing”), one (1) potential first prize winner (each a “First Prize Winner”) will be selected in a random drawing by representatives of Sponsors from all eligible Entries received during the Sweepstakes Period. For a complete list of Game during the Sweepstakes Period, visit http://flyers.nhl.com/club/schedule.htm. If the Flyers score a goal while on a power play, the corresponding First Prize Winner will receive a Bonus Prize (defined below). To be eligible for a Power Play Drawing, Entries must be received by 11:00:01 AM ET on the day of the corresponding Game. All non-winning First Prize Winner Entries will automatically be entered into subsequent Power Play Drawings. Sponsors are not responsible for any changes in the Comcast SportsNet telecast schedule that effect the number of Games during the Sweepstakes Period. Limit one (1) First Prize Winner per family/household/person.


On or about April 13, 2015, one (1) potential grand prize winner (“Grand Prize Winner”, and collectively with First Prize Winners each a “Winner”) will be selected in a random drawing by representatives of Sponsors from all non-winning First Prize Winner Entries, and all Frist Prize Winner Entries who did not receive a Bonus Prize, received during the Sweepstakes Period. First Prize Winners who received a Bonus Prize are not eligible to be the Grand Prize Winner.


Sponsors will make two (2) attempts to notify potential Winner at the phone number and/or email address submitted at the time of Entry.  Potential Winner may be required to execute and return an affidavit of eligibility, release of liability, and, except where prohibited, publicity release (collectively, “Sweepstakes Documents”) within two (2) days of such notification.  Noncompliance within this time period will result in disqualification, and, at Sponsors’ sole discretion an alternate potential Winner may be selected from the remaining eligible Entries. If potential Winner cannot be reached, is found to be ineligible, cannot or does not comply with these Official Rules, or if Prize (as defined below) or Prize notification is returned as undeliverable, such potential Winner will be disqualified and time permitting, at Sponsors’ sole discretion, an alternate potential Winner may be selected from the remaining eligible Entries. Limit one (1) First Prize (defined below) per family or household.


PRIZES:  There will be one (1) grand prize (“Grand Prize”) awarded to the Grand Prize Winner.  Grand Prize will consist of: two thousand five hundred dollars ($2,500) cash in the form of a check.


First prizes (“First Prizes”, each a “First Prize”) will be awarded to each First Prize Winner. Each First Prize will consist of the following: one (1) Flyers Magazine; one (1) coupon for a McDonald's Big Mac; and the opportunity to win a Bonus Prize. Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of each First Prize is ten dollars ($10). 


There will be a bonus prize (“Bonus Prize”) awarded to the corresponding First Prize Winner if the Flyers score on the First Prize Winner’s power play. Bonus Prize will consist of the following in addition to the First Prize:  (i) a twenty-five dollar ($25) gift certificate for use at participating Modell’s Sporting Goods and (ii) the Jackpot (as defined below).


Estimated Retail Value (“ERV”) of each Bonus Prize is forty-five dollars ($45). 


The power play payoff jackpot (the “Jackpot”) is a progressive jackpot. The Jackpot will start at twenty five dollars ($25) at the Flyers first power play of the Flyers 2014-2015 season.  If the Flyers score during the power play, the Jackpot is distributed to the corresponding First Prize Winner whose Entry was selected for that particular Power Play Drawing. If the Flyers do not score during a Power Play Drawing, the Jackpot increases in twenty five dollar ($25) increments. The next time the Flyers score during a Power Play Drawing, the full cash value of the Jackpot will be awarded to the First Prize Winner whose Entry was selected for that Power Play Drawing.  Each time the Jackpot is distributed, the Jackpot will revert back to twenty five dollars ($25). 


Grand Prize, First Prize and Bonus Prize are referred to from time to time individually as a “Prize” and collectively as the “Prizes.” 


Prizes are awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied by Sponsors. Prizes are subject to certain terms and conditions. Restrictions apply.


Sponsor shall have no responsibility or liability for cancellations, delays, or any other change  by any company or person providing any element of the Prize due to reasons beyond Sponsors’ control, and are not responsible for liable for any expenses incurred as a consequence thereof.  Date and/or time of Games are subject to change. Games are subject to cancellation.  Prizes are not transferable, and no substitutions or cash redemptions are allowed, except by Sponsors, which reserve the right to substitute a Prize (or any component thereof) with one of comparable or greater retail value, at their sole discretion.  All costs and expenses not stated herein as being provided in connection with the redemption, receipt and/or use of the Prize are the responsibility of each winner, including, but not limited to, all federal, state and local taxes.  All Prize details are at Sponsors’ sole discretion.


Any difference between ERV and ARV will not be awarded.  For any Prize with an ARV of six hundred dollars ($600) or greater, Sponsors will furnish an Internal Revenue Service Form 1099 to Winner for the ARV of Prize for the year in which Prize was won.


All details of Prize will be determined by Sponsors in their sole discretion.  Sponsors reserve the right to substitute Prize (or portion thereof) with a similar prize (or prize element) of comparable or greater value. All taxes and other expenses, costs, or fees associated with the acceptance and/or use of Prize are the sole responsibility of Winner. Prize cannot be transferred by Winner or redeemed for cash and is valid only for the items detailed above, with no substitution of Prize by Winner. If Prize is unclaimed within a reasonable time after notification from Sponsors, as determined by Sponsors in their sole discretion, it will be forfeited, and time permitting, an alternate Winner may be selected from the remaining eligible Entries at Sponsors’ sole discretion. 


CONDITIONS: By entering the Sweepstakes, each entrant agrees for entrant and for entrant’s heirs, executors, and administrators (a) to release and hold harmless Sweepstakes Entities and each of their respective officers, directors, and employees (collectively, “Released Parties”) from any liability, illness, injury, death, loss, litigation, or damage that may occur, directly or indirectly, whether caused by negligence or not, from such entrant’s participation in the or Sweepstakes and/or his/her acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of Prize or any portion thereof (including any travel related thereto); (b) to indemnify Released Parties from any and all liability resulting or arising from the Sweepstakes and to hereby acknowledge that Released Parties have neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation, or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to Prize, including express warranties provided exclusively by prize supplier that are sent along with Prize; (c) if selected as a Winner, to the posting of such entrant’s name on the Website and the use by Released Parties of such name, voice, image, and/or likeness for publicity, promotional, and advertising purposes in any and all media now or hereafter known, throughout the world in perpetuity, without additional compensation, notification, permission, or approval, and, upon request, to the giving of consent, in writing, to such use; and (d) to be bound by these Official Rules and to waive any right to claim any ambiguity or error therein or in the Sweepstakes itself, and to be bound by all decisions of the Sponsors, which are binding and final. Failure to comply with these conditions may result in disqualification from the Sweepstakes at Sponsors’ sole discretion.


ADDITIONAL TERMS: Sponsors reserve the right to permanently disqualify from any promotion any person they believe has intentionally violated these Official Rules.  Any attempt to deliberately damage the Sweepstakes or the operation thereof is unlawful and subject to legal action by Sponsors, who may seek damages to the fullest extent permitted by law. The failure of Sponsors to comply with any provision of these Official Rules due to an act of God, hurricane, war, fire, riot, earthquake, terrorism, act of public enemies, actions of governmental authorities outside of the control of Sponsors (excepting compliance with applicable codes and regulations), or other “force majeure” event will not be considered a breach of these Official Rules.  Released Parties assume no responsibility for any injury or damage to entrants’ or to any other person’s computer relating to or resulting from entering or downloading materials or software in connection with the Sweepstakes. Released Parties are not responsible for telecommunications, network, electronic, technical, or computer failures of any kind; for inaccurate transcription of entry information; for errors in any promotional or marketing materials or in these Official Rules; for any human or electronic error; or for Entries that are stolen, misdirected, garbled, delayed, lost, late, damaged, or returned. Sponsors reserve the right to cancel, modify, or suspend the Sweepstakes or any element thereof (including, without limitation, these Official Rules) without notice in any manner and for any reason (including, without limitation, in the event of any unanticipated occurrence that is not fully addressed in these Official Rules).  In the event of cancellation, modification, or suspension, Sponsors reserve the right to select Winners in a random drawing from among all eligible, non-suspect Entries received prior to the time of the event warranting such cancellation, modification, or suspension.  Notice of such cancellation, modification, or suspension will be posted on the Website.  Sponsors may prohibit any entrant or potential entrant from participating in the Sweepstakes, if such entrant or potential entrant shows a disregard for these Official Rules; acts with an intent to annoy, abuse, threaten, or harass any other entrant, Sponsors, or Sponsors’ agents or representatives; or behaves in any other disruptive manner (as determined by Sponsors in their sole discretion).  Sponsor reserves the right to modify these rules for clarification purposes without materially affecting the terms and conditions of the Sweepstakes.


DISPUTES:  The Sweepstakes is governed by, and will be construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of New York, and the forum and venue for any dispute shall be in New York, New York. If THE controversy or claim is not otherwise resolved through direct discussions or mediation, it shall THEN be resolved by FINAL AND binding arbitration administered by JUDICIAL ARBITRATION AND MEDIATION SERVICES, INC., in accordance with its Streamlined Arbitration Rules and Procedures or subsequent versions thereof (“JAMS Rules”).  The JAMS Rules for selection of an arbitrator shall be followed, except that the arbitrator shall be experienced and licensed to practice law in new york.  All proceedings brought pursuant to this paragraph will be conducted in the County of new york.  THE REMEDY FOR ANY CLAIM SHALL BE LIMITED TO ACTUAL DAMAGES, AND IN NO EVENT SHALL ANY PARTY BE ENTITLED TO RECOVER PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, INCLUDING ATTORNEY’S FEES OR OTHER SUCH RELATED COSTS OF BRINGING A CLAIM, OR TO RESCIND THIS AGREEMENT OR SEEK INJUNCTIVE OR ANY OTHER EQUITABLE RELIEF.


WINNER ANNOUNCEMENT: For the names of the Winner(s), available after April 19, 2015, visit www.PhiladelphiaFlyers.com/Powerplay, or send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to be received by Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia to: McDonald’s PowerPlay Payoff, Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia, 3601 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19148.