#SoccerMOMtage Contest Rules

#SoccerMOMtage
 
OFFICIAL RULES

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.  A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
 
Official Social Media Giveaway Rules
 
ELIGIBILITY: Employees, officers, directors, representatives and agents of any Major League Soccer LLC, its member teams, Soccer United Marketing, L.L.C. and each of their respective parents, subsidiaries & affiliated companies and their immediate families and those living in their same household, whether or not related, are not eligible for any @MLS giveaway. @MLS will determine giveaway recipients in its sole and absolute discretion.
 
If you have received an @MLS giveaway in the last 30 days, you’re not eligible. If you live more than 75 miles from the field where a game for which tickets are being given away will be played, you are not eligible for that ticket giveaway. If a giveaway recipient is determined to be ineligible, @MLS may, in its sole and absolute discretion, not give away the goods or ticket(s) or may give the goods or ticket(s) to the next eligible follower.
 
HOW TO ENTER:  The Sweepstakes begins at 12:00:01 AM Eastern Time (“ET”) on Saturday, May 10, 2014 and ends at 11:59:59 PM (ET) on Sunday, May 11 (“Entry Period”).  During the Entry Period, there is (2) ways to enter: post a Video on Vine or Instagram OR post a Photo on Instagram or Twitter.  No other methods of entry will be accepted.  
 
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 Mother's Day with soccer, making certain to include the specified hashtag, #SoccerMOMtage, 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 Mother's Day with soccer, making certain to include the specified hashtag, #SoccerMOMtage, 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 connecting Mother's Day with soccer, making certain to include the specified hashtag, #SoccerMOMtage.  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 or Twitter. 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 One (1) potential winner of the Sweepstakes ( “Winner”) selected by random drawing conducted on or around Monday, May 12, 2014 at 10 am ET from all eligible entries received by 11:59:59 pm ET the previous day. Odds of winning depend on the total number of eligible entries received.
 
PRIZES: One Prize is Available To Be Awarded.  The Winner will receive one (1) set of two (2) non-customizable 2014 MLS jerseys of choice (the "Prize”). (Approximate Retail Value of Prize (“ARV”): $300.00). 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 on Twitter or Instagram.  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.