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Rules and Eligibility
Wowhead 2nd Anniversary Celebration
No purchase is necessary to enter. All times mentioned hereafter are Eastern Time U.S (EST). The Wowhead 2nd Anniversary Celebration Contest (Contest) will begin at 12:01 AM on Thursday, June 26th, 2008 and continue until 12:00 PM on Friday, July 11th, 2008. The Contest is being sponsored by The Zam Network (Sponsor).
How to Enter.
You must register for a Wowhead account at
and be logged into your account. The grand prizes are awarded as follows: The total rating number for all of the comments of any size submitted to the Wowhead database at
will be summed. The highest total comment rating will receive the 1st prize, the second highest the 2nd prize, and the third highest the 3rd prize. Raffle prizes are awarded via drawing. The cutoff for entries for a particular drawing is 12:00 PM on the day before the drawing. Users may have multiple entries per drawing. You accumulate entries as follows: The average rating of all comments is taken as of the drawing time of noon on the day of the drawing. The entrant then automatically receives a number of entries equal to that number.
Wowhead.com reserves the right to disqualify anyone from the contest for any reason at their sole discretion. Those who are disqualified will not be allowed to post comments on the site and will be disqualified from all subsequent prize drawings. Those who spam comments in order to gain entries will be disqualified. Entries made by bots or other automatic means will be disqualified. Those who make consistently poor quality comments will be disqualified. While we will make every effort to be fair, we are the final arbiters of what is the appropriate quality level and who should be removed from the contest. Wowhead.com may also delete any comment for any reason at its sole discretion. Deleted comments do not qualify for the purpose of determining contest entries.
The contest is open to legal residents of all 50 states plus the District of Columbia of the United States of America who are over 18 years of age. Anyone who is is or has been within the last 6 months an Employee or consultant of Wowhead.com, The Zam Network or any affiliated sites is not eligible to win. Immediate family and household members of such individuals are also not eligible to win. Moderators and Editors for Wowhead.com are not eligible to win. Prizes will only be shipped to addresses within the U.S. and if your name is drawn, you must provide a name and address within the U.S. for shipping or be disqualified.
Grand Prize winners will be selected on Friday, July 11, 2008, and are based on entries received during the entire contest period. Raffle winners will be selected every Monday, Wednesday and Friday for the duration of the contest. Raffle winners are based upon all entries received between 12:01 AM on the first day of the contest period and 12:00 PM the day before the drawing takes place. There will be one raffle winners drawn each Monday, Wednesday and Friday of the contest. Winners of the raffle contest are no longer eligible to receive another raffle prize, however they are still eligible for a possible Grand Prize.
When your name is drawn, notification will be posted
, and on the front page of
, using your site user name. You will also be notified via e-mail at the address registered to your account. You will have until 5:00 PM three days from the date your name is drawn to respond with a name and address where the prize can be sent. Responses should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. The name and address must be a valid location within the United States of America to receive the prize. If you fail to respond in the time alloted, you will forfeit the prize and the prize will be rewarded to another randomly drawn winner from the pool of entries. The Grand Prize winner will also be required to supply a valid social security number and an affidavit of eligibility and liability/publicity release.
The prize will be ordered through a major online retailer to be shipped to the name and address provided by the winner. The order will be placed within a week of when the proper information is provided to the Sponsor by the winner and in the case of the Grand Prize winner, all properly signed and notarized forms are received by the Sponsor. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal value if the prizes offered are not available through retail purchase at the time a purchase is attempted. Winners are responsible for all applicable taxes.
Odds of Winning.
The odds of winning depend upon the number of entries received.
Conditions of Participation/Release.
By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these official rules and the decisions of the Sponsors and the Contest Administrator, which shall be final in all respects. Contest is void where prohibited or restricted by law. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. All posts, comments, edits and other materials added to Sponsor's website as a result of this contest become the sole property of the sponsor and entrants authorize sponsor to use said content in whatever manner it wishes. By participating in this Contest and/or by accepting any prize that they may win, entrants agree to release the Sponsors, their parent, subsidiary and affiliated companies, units and divisions and advertising and promotional agencies and prize suppliers; each of their respective officers, directors, agents, representatives and employees; and each of these companies and individuals' respective successors, representatives and assigns (collectively, the "Released Parties") from any and all actions, claims, injury, loss or damage arising in any manner, directly or indirectly, from participation in this Contest and/or acceptance or use of the prize. The Released Parties shall not be liable for: (i) late, lost, delayed, stolen, misdirected, postage-due, incomplete, unreadable, inaccurate, garbled or unintelligible entries, communications or affidavits, regardless of the method of transmission; (ii) telephone system, telephone or computer hardware, software or other technical or computer malfunctions, lost connections, disconnections, delays or transmission errors; (iii) data corruption, theft, destruction, unauthorized access to or alteration of entry or other materials; (iv) any injuries, losses or damages of any kind caused by the prize or resulting from acceptance, possession or use of a prize, or from participation in the Contest; or (v) any printing, typographical, administrative or technological errors in any materials associated with the Contest. Sponsors disclaim any liability for damage to any computer system resulting from participating in, or accessing or downloading information in connection with this Contest, and reserve the right, in their sole discretion, to cancel, modify or suspend the Contest should a virus, bug, computer problem, unauthorized intervention or other causes beyond Sponsor's control, corrupt the administration, security or proper participation of the Contest. Sponsors may prohibit you from participating in the Contest or winning a prize if, in their sole discretion, they determine you are attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest by cheating, hacking, deception, or any other unfair participation with the intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other entrants or Sponsor representatives. This Contest will be governed by the internal laws of the State of California. Any and all legal actions or claims arising in connection with this Contest must be brought in a court of competent jurisdiction within California and you hereby submit to jurisdiction in California. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE WEB SITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST MAY BE IN VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND WILL RESULT IN DISQUALIFICATION FROM PARTICIPATION IN THE CONTEST. SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSORS RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK REMEDIES AND DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEY FEES) TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW, INCLUDING CRIMINAL PROSECUTION.
The Zam Network. 1858 Sawtelle Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90025.
All information provided by the winners of the contest will be used solely for the purposes of this contest and will not be sold or shared with any other entity except as needed to ship the prizes to the intended addressee.
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