SPEED POLICE RULES
SPEED POLICE RULES

TAYLORMADE-ADIDAS GOLF COMPANY'S 2014 SPEED POLICE
TWITTER AND INSTAGRAM PHOTO PROMOTION
OFFICIAL RULES

 

NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT NECESSARY TO ENTER OR TO WIN.  A PURCHASE WILL NOT
IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.  VOID WHERE PROHIBITED
.


PROMOTION DESCRIPTION:  The TaylorMade-adidas Golf Company's 2014 Speed Police Twitter and Instagram Photo Promotion (the “Promotion”) begins on February 19, 2014 at 12:01:00 a.m. Pacific Time (“PT”) and ends on March 28, 2014 at 11:59:59 p.m. PT (the “Promotion Period”).  The Promotion involves posting a photograph to Twitter or Instagram, as further explained below. Entrants may enter multiple times. Five submissions will be chosen randomly. Entry in the Promotion does not constitute entry into any other promotion, contest, or sweepstakes.  By participating in the Promotion, each entrant unconditionally accepts and agrees to comply with and abide by these Official Rules and the decisions of Taylor Made Golf Company, Inc. d/b/a TaylorMade-adidas Golf Company, 5545 Fermi Court, Carlsbad, CA 92008 (“Sponsor”), which shall be final and binding in all respects.


ELIGIBILITY:  Open only to legal U.S. residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia who are eighteen (18) years old or older as of time of entry.  Officers, directors, and employees of Sponsor and its parent, subsidiaries, affiliates, distributors, retailers, sales representatives, advertising and promotion agencies (all such individuals and entities referred to collectively, the “Promotion Entities”), and each of their immediate family members and/or people living in the same household are NOT eligible to enter the Promotion or win a prize.  This Promotion is void where prohibited.  This Promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter.


HOW TO ENTER:  To enter the Promotion, the photographer and the photographed person (“friend”) will take a photograph of the friend using an “outdated” golf club, “tag” the friend, and post it during the Promotion Period to either the Twitter website (www.twitter.com) or via the Instagram mobile app (www.instagram.com) (collectively, the "Website") using the hashtag #DistanceIsTheLaw ("Submission").  Entrants may submit multiple Submissions, as long as they are unique to one another. However, entrants may only win once. Sponsor is the official timekeeper for the Promotion.  All entry information and materials become the property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned.  Except as otherwise contemplated in these Official Rules, and to the extent entrants may otherwise elect at the time of entry, personal information collected in connection with the Promotion will be used in accordance with the online privacy policy available at www.taylormadegolf.com.  You are providing your information to Sponsor and not to Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter.


Entry must be made by the entrant, only at the Website listed. Entries made by any other individual or any entity, and/or originating at any other website or e-mail address, including but not limited to commercial sweepstakes subscription notification and/or entering service websites, will be declared invalid and disqualified for this Promotion.  Tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Promotion, including but not limited to the use of any device to automate the entry process, is prohibited and any entries deemed by Sponsor, in its sole discretion, to have been submitted in this manner will be void.  In the event a dispute regarding the identity of the individual who actually submitted an entry cannot be resolved to Sponsor’s satisfaction, the affected entry will be deemed ineligible.  The Promotion Entities shall not be responsible for incorrect or inaccurate entry information whether caused by Internet users or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Promotion or by any technical or human error which may occur in the processing of the entries in the Promotion.  The Promotion Entities assume no responsibility or liability for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, theft or destruction, or unauthorized access to, or alteration of entries. Sponsor has no obligation to post a Submission.


GRANT OF RIGHTS.  By providing a Submission in connection with the Promotion, each entrant into the Promotion hereby grants to Sponsor an irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive, transferable, free, worldwide, license and right to reproduce, modify, publicly perform, publically display, distribute, and otherwise use such Submission for any lawful purpose.  Each person who enters the Promotion represents and warrants as follows:  (a) the Submission is the entrant's own, original material; (b) the Submission does not contain any harmful computer code and is not otherwise corrupted; (c) as of the date of submission, the Submission is not the subject of any actual or threatened litigation or claim; (d) the Submission does not and will not violate or infringe other people's intellectual property, privacy, publicity, or other legal rights; and (e) the Submission is not abusive, harassing, harmful to reputation, pornographic, indecent, profane, obscene, hateful, racist, or otherwise objectionable.  Each entrant hereby agrees to indemnify and defend the Promotion Entities from and against any and all third party claims, actions, or proceedings of any kind and from any and all damages, liabilities, costs, and expenses relating to or arising out of any breach or alleged breach of any of the covenants, representations, and warranties of entrant hereunder.  Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify (and refuse to accept or remove) any Submission that Sponsor, in its sole discretion, deems to violate these Official Rules.


WINNER NOTIFICATION:  Each potential prize winner will be notified by a Twitter direct message or a comment on the Instagram photo submission, as further explained below.  Sponsor shall have no liability for any winner notification that is lost, intercepted or not received by a potential winner for any reason.  If, despite reasonable efforts, a potential prize winner does not respond within five (5) days of the first notification attempt, or if a prize or prize notification is returned as unclaimed or undeliverable to such potential prize winner, such potential prize winner will forfeit the applicable prize and an alternate prize winner may be selected.  If any potential prize winner is found to be ineligible, or if he or she has not complied with these Official Rules or declines the applicable prize for any reason prior to award, such potential prize winner will be disqualified and an alternate winner may be selected. Sponsor may successively attempt to contact up to two (2) potential prize winners of in accordance with such procedure, and if there is still no confirmed prize winner after such attempts have been made, if any, the applicable prize may go unawarded. 


PRIZES/ODDS:  Sponsor will select one winning Submission from all Submissions posted on Twitter and Instagram between the start of the Promotion Period and 11:59:59 p.m. PT on February 28, on March 7, on March 14, and on March 21, 2014 for a total of four (4) winning Submissions. Each winning Submission will have two (2) winners – the photographer will be declared a winner and the friend will be declared a winner. The winners will each receive one (1) JetSpeed Driver golf club. The prize has an approximate retail value of $299.  Sponsor will select one Grand Prize winning Submission from all Submissions posted on Twitter and Instagram between the start of the Promotion Period and 11:59:59 p.m PT on March 28, 2014. The Grand Prize winning Submission will have two (2) Grand Prize winners. The Grand Prize winners will each receive the following before September 1, 2014:
 

a.              Round-trip air transportation for Grand Prize winners from the airport closest to the winners’ residence and San Diego. Airlines and flights will be determined by TMaG in its sole discretion. Class of service will be coach/economy.

b.              One (1) night accommodation for one hotel room in or near San Diego. Hotel will be chosen by TMaG in its sole discretion.

c.              One fitting at the TMaG Kingdom fitting facility in Carlsbad, California.

d.              Select meals at TMaG’s discretion.

e.              Transportation to and from airport, hotel, and Kingdom, will be provided.
 

The Grand Prize has an approximate retail value of $2,499. Many will enter, only a total of ten (10) people will win. 
For Submission via Twitter, be sure to "follow" @TMSpeedPolice and @taylormadegolf so communication about prize details can occur in private.  In the event the winning Submission is selected from Twitter, the winners will be announced on either the @TaylorMadeGolf Twitter page OR @TMSPEEDPOLICE and sent a Direct Message via Twitter within 48 hours of selection.  In the event the winning Submission is selected from Instagram, the winners will be announced on the @TaylorMadeGolf Instagram page and notified via a comment on the winning photo on Instagram within 48 hours of selection.
 

GENERAL PRIZE CONDITIONS:  No cash alternative or substitution of prizes will be allowed, except Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to substitute prizes of comparable value if any prize listed is unavailable, in whole or in part, for any reason.  Prizes will be awarded only if the potential prize winner fully complies with these Official Rules.  All portions of the prize(s) are non-assignable and non-transferable.  Any prizes pictured in point-of-sale, online, television and print advertising, promotional packaging, and other Promotion materials are for illustrative purposes only.  All details and other restrictions of the prize(s) not specified in these Official Rules will be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion.  Each prize winner shall be solely responsible for all federal, state and/or local taxes, and the reporting consequences thereof, and for any other fees or costs associated with the applicable prize.  The potential prize winner may be required to execute an Affidavit of Eligibility, a Liability Release, and (where imposing such condition is legal) a Publicity Release (collectively, “Prize Claim Documents").  If any potential winner fails or refuses to sign and return all Prize Claim Documents within five (5) days of prize notification, the winner may be disqualified and an alternate winner may be selected.

 
GENERAL LIABILITY RELEASE/FORCE MAJEURE:  Acceptance of a prize constitutes winner’s permission for the Promotion Entities to use winner’s name, photograph, likeness, voice, biographical information, statements and address (city and state) for advertising and/or publicity purposes worldwide and in all forms of media now known or hereafter developed, in perpetuity, without further compensation.  Entrants agree that the Promotion Entities and Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter (A) shall not be responsible or liable for, and are hereby released from, any and all costs, injuries, losses or damages of any kind, including, without limitation, death and bodily injury, due in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, to participation in the Promotion or any Promotion-related activity, or from entrants’ acceptance, receipt, possession and/or use or misuse of any prize, and (B) have not made any warranty, representation or guarantee express or implied, in fact or in law, with respect to any prize, including, without limitation, to such prize’s quality or fitness for a particular purpose.  Sponsor assumes no responsibility for any damage to an entrant’s, or any other person’s, computer system which is occasioned by accessing the Website or otherwise participating in the Promotion, or for any computer system, phone line, hardware, software or program malfunctions, or other errors, failures, delayed computer transmissions or network connections that are human or technical in nature.  Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, Sponsor is not responsible for incomplete, illegible, misdirected, misprinted, late, lost, damaged, stolen, or postage-due prize notifications; or for lost, interrupted, inaccessible or unavailable networks, servers, satellites, Internet service providers, websites, or other connections; or for miscommunications, failed, jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected computer, telephone or cable transmissions; or for any technical malfunctions, failures, difficulties or other errors of any kind or nature; or for the incorrect or inaccurate capture of information, or the failure to capture any information.  Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who is found to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Promotion or the Website, to be acting in violation of these Official Rules, or to be acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with the intent to disrupt or undermine the legitimate operation of the Promotion, or to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person, and Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages and other remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law.  No mechanically reproduced, illegible, incomplete, altered, software-generated or other automated multiple entries will be accepted.  Sponsor reserves the right to modify, extend, suspend, or terminate the Promotion if it determines, in its sole discretion, that the Promotion is technically impaired or corrupted or that fraud or technical problems, failures, or malfunctions or other causes beyond Sponsor’s control have destroyed or severely undermined or to any degree impaired the integrity, administration, security, proper play and/or feasibility of the Promotion as contemplated herein.  In the event an insufficient number of eligible entries are received and/or Sponsor is prevented from awarding prizes or continuing with the Promotion as contemplated herein by any event beyond its control, including but not limited to fire, flood, natural or man-made epidemic of health of other means, earthquake, explosion, labor dispute or strike, act of God or public enemy, satellite or equipment failure, riot or civil disturbance, terrorist threat or activity, war (declared or undeclared) or any federal state or local government law, order, or regulation, public health crisis, order of any court or jurisdiction, or other cause not reasonably within Sponsor’s control (each a “Force Majeure” event or occurrence), then subject to any governmental approval which may be required, Sponsor shall have the right to modify, suspend, extend, or terminate the Promotion.  If the Promotion is terminated before the designated end date, Sponsor will (if possible) select the winner in a random drawing from all eligible, non-suspect entries received as of the date of the event giving rise to the termination.  Inclusion in such drawing shall be each entrant’s sole and exclusive remedy under such circumstances.  Only the type and quantity of prizes described in these Official Rules will be awarded.  These Official Rules cannot be modified or amended in any way except in a written document issued in accordance with law by a duly authorized representative of Sponsor.  The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Official Rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision.  In the event that any provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable or illegal, these Official Rules shall otherwise remain in effect and shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or illegal provision were not contained herein.


GOVERNING LAW/JURISDICTION:  ALL ISSUES AND QUESTIONS CONCERNING THE CONSTRUCTION, VALIDITY, INTERPRETATION AND ENFORCEABILITY OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES OR THE RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS OF ENTRANTS OR SPONSOR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SWEEPSTAKES SHALL BE GOVERNED BY AND CONSTRUED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE INTERNAL LAWS OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA WITHOUT GIVING EFFECT TO ANY CHOICE OF LAW OF CONFLICT OF LAW RULES OR PROVISIONS THAT WOULD CAUSE THE APPLICATION OF ANY OTHER STATE’S LAWS.  For the purposes of any disputes hereunder, entrants consent solely to the jurisdiction and venue of the appropriate state or federal court situated in San Diego County, California.


WINNER’S LIST/OFFICIAL RULES:  To obtain any legally-required winners list (after the conclusion of the Promotion) or a copy of these Official Rules, send a self-addressed envelope with the proper postage affixed to:  TaylorMade-adidas Golf Company, 2014 Speed Police Twitter and Instagram Photo Promotion, Attention: Austin Hurwitz, 5545 Fermi Court, Carlsbad, California 92008.  Please specify "winners list" or "Official Rules" and the name of the Promotion in your request.