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#IBelieveThatWeWillWin Contest Rules

OFFICIAL RULES

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.  A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.

ELIGIBILITY: #IBelieveThatWeWillWin (“Contest”) is open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and Canada, except Quebec (the “Territory”) who are of legal age of majority in the jurisdiction in which they reside (and at least 18 years old) at the time of entry.  Employees, officers and directors (including immediate family members (spouse, child, sibling, parent and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and members of the same household, whether or not related) of Major League Soccer, L.L.C. (“MLS”) and Soccer United Marketing, LLC  (“SUM” and collectively with Sponsor and MLS, the “MLS Entities”) and each of their respective parents, affiliated companies, subsidiaries, licensees, distributors, dealers, retailers, printers and advertising and promotion agencies, and any and all other companies associated with the Contest are not eligible to participate or win a prize.  The Contest is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations.  Void outside Territory, in Quebec and where prohibited or restricted by law, rule or regulation.

HOW TO ENTER:  The Sweepstakes begins at 12:00:01 AM Eastern Time (“ET”) on Monday, June 16, 2014 and ends at 6:59:59 (ET) on Monday, June 16 (“Entry Period”).  During the Entry Period, there are (3) ways to enter: post a Video on Vine or Instagram OR post a Photo on Instagram or Twitter OR post testimonial on Twitter, making certain to include the specified hashtag, #IBelieveThatWeWillWin, and tagging Major League Soccer @MLS.  No other methods of entry will be accepted.  

All entries must be received during the Entry Period to be eligible. Limit one (1) entry per person for the entire Entry Period. No purchase necessary. Entries received from any person in excess of the stated limitation will be void. Entries generated by script, macro or other automated means or with the intent to subvert the entry process are void. All entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned.

INSTAGRAM: To enter the Sweepstakes, you must be a registered user of Instagram. If you are not a registered user of Instagram, sign up for an Instagram account at www.instagram.com or through the Instagram application by downloading it onto your iPhone or Android (available via Apple App Store and Google Play, respectively). Upload one (1) original video or photo connecting #IBelieveThatWeWillWin with the U.S. Men’s National Team’s World Cup quest, making certain to include the specified hashtag, #IBelieveThatWeWillWin, and tagging Major League Soccer @MLS, in your post. Video or Photo must be in digital format. All digital files must be 5 megabytes or smaller. The image need not be taken with a digital camera. Scans of negatives, transparencies, or photographic prints will be accepted. Instagram's clock will be the official timekeeper for the Sweepstakes. If you make or receive Instagrams on your mobile phone, standard text messaging rates will apply. In order to participate in the Sweepstakes without receiving Instagrams on your mobile phone, be sure to deactivate your mobile phone from your Instagram account. 

VINE: To enter the Sweepstakes, you must be a registered user of Vine. If you are not a registered user of Vine, sign up for a Vine account at www.vine.co or through the Vine application by downloading it onto your iPhone or Android (available via Apple App Store and Google Play, respectively). Upload one (1) original video connecting #IBelieveThatWeWillWin with the U.S. Men’s National Team’s World Cup quest, making certain to include the specified hashtag, #IBelieveThatWeWillWin, and tagging Major League Soccer @MLS, in your post. Video must be in digital format. All digital files must be 5 megabytes or smaller. The image need not be taken with a digital camera. Scans of negatives, transparencies, or photographic prints will be accepted.  Vine’s clock will be the official timekeeper for the Sweepstakes. If you make or receive vines on your mobile phone, standard text messaging rates will apply. In order to participate in the Sweepstakes without receiving vines on your mobile phone, be sure to deactivate your mobile phone from your vine account. 

TWITTER: To enter the Sweepstakes, you must be a registered user of Twitter. If you are not a registered user of Twitter, sign up for a Twitter account at www.twitter.com or through the Twitter application by downloading it onto your iPhone or Android (available via Apple App Store and Google Play, respectively). Upload one (1) original photo OR one (1) original piece of testimony connecting #IBelieveThatWeWillWin with the U.S. Men’s National Team’s World Cup quest, making certain to include the specified hashtag, #IBelieveThatWeWillWin, and tagging Major League Soccer @MLS.  Photo must be in digital format. All digital files must be 5 megabytes or smaller. The image need not be taken with a digital camera. Scans of negatives, transparencies, or photographic prints will be accepted.  Twitter’s clock will be the official timekeeper for the Sweepstakes. If you make or receive tweets on your mobile phone, standard text messaging rates will apply. In order to participate in the Sweepstakes without receiving tweets on your mobile phone, be sure to deactivate your mobile phone from your twitter account. 

As between entrant and the MLS entity all entries including photos become the property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned.  You must have the permission of any person that appears or is identified in your entry, however only the primary entrant is eligible to win a prize.  The entry must be original, truthful, unpublished, and created solely by the submitting entrant.  In case of a dispute over the identity of an entrant who submitted a potentially winning entry, Sponsor reserves the right to deem that the entry was submitted by the Instagram, Twitter account holder at the time of entry.

By entering the Sweepstakes, entrant grants Sponsor the non-exclusive, royalty-free, and irrevocable right to use, reproduce, copy, publish, display, distribute, perform, translate, adapt, modify, edit (including for length) and otherwise exploit the photo (and any portion thereof) and any other portion of the entry and to incorporate it in other works in any and all markets and media now or hereafter known worldwide in perpetuity without additional compensation, notification, permission or approval.  Entrants warrant that they have the sole and exclusive right to grant such rights to Sponsor and that Sponsor’s reproduction, publishing, displaying, and/or other use of their entries, or any portions thereof will not infringe on any rights of third parties, including without limitation, copyright, trademark, defamation, privacy, or publicity, or create claims for false light, idea misappropriation, intentional or negligent infliction of emotional distress, or breach of contract.  Any entry containing material that is violent, pornographic, obscene, illegal, inappropriate, or racially or morally offensive or that does not comply with these Official Rules or meet Sponsor’ standards for any reason, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, will be rejected as ineligible for consideration.  Entries must comply with all applicable laws, rules, and regulations. Sponsor shall have no obligation to copy, publish, display, or otherwise exploit the entry.

This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Instagram, Twitter or Vine. The information you provide will only be used in connection with commercial e-mails from the MLS Entities as provided for in MLSsoccer.com’s Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.  Any questions, comments or complaints regarding the Sweepstakes shall be directed to Sponsor or the other MLS Entities and not to Instagram or Twitter.

RANDOM DRAWING: There will be eleven (11) potential winners of the Sweepstakes ( “Winners”) selected by random drawing conducted on or around Monday, June 16, 2014 from all eligible entries received by 6:59:59 pm ET on June 16. Odds of winning depend on the total number of eligible entries received.

PRIZES: Eleven (11) Prizes are Available To Be Awarded.  Each Winner will receive one (1) U.S. Men’s National Team scarf (the "Prize”).(Approximate Retail Value of Prize (“ARV”): $30.00). Each Winner is fully responsible for any and all applicable federal, state, and local taxes (including income and withholding taxes).  

The Prize is non-transferable and non-assignable, with no cash redemptions or substitutions except at Sponsor's sole and absolute discretion.  Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize (or portion thereof) with one of comparable or greater value, at its sole and absolute discretion.  

NOTIFICATION: The potential Winner will be notified as a DM or comment on Twitter, Instagram or Vine.  They will be required to submit a valid e-mail address, mail and/or telephone number (in the sole discretion of Sponsor and/or the applicable MLS Entity, as applicable) by the Sponsor.  In the event that any potential Winner does not respond to any such notification within twenty four (24) hours of date of issuance, a disqualification will result, Prize will be forfeited and, at Sponsor’s sole discretion and time permitting, an alternate potential Winner may be chosen from among all remaining eligible entries. The potential Winner may be required to submit his/her valid social security number (if applicable) and/or other identification to Sponsor and will be required to execute, have notarized and return an Affidavit of Eligibility and Release of Liability and, unless prohibited by law, Release of Publicity, within five (5) days of date of issuance.  A disqualification will result, prize will be forfeited and, at Sponsor’s sole discretion and time permitting, an alternate potential Winner may be randomly selected from among all remaining eligible entries if all required documents are not properly executed and returned within the specified period of time.  Refusal or return of such documents as non-deliverable or potential Winner’s noncompliance with these Official Rules will also result in disqualification and prize forfeiture and, at Sponsor’s sole discretion and time permitting, may cause an alternate potential Winner to be selected from among all remaining eligible entries.


SPONSOR: The Sponsor of this Sweepstakes is Major League Soccer, LLC

MLS reserves all rights.