Rules and Regulations

Kansas City Barbeque Society "Backyard Celebrity BBQ Bash" Sweepstakes

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. THESE RULES GOVERN ALL ASPECTS OF PARTICIPATION AND AWARD OF PRIZE.

INTRODUCTION:
The "Backyard Celebrity BBQ Bash" sweepstakes is presented by the Kansas City Barbeque Society and administered by Trybe Targeting, 705 N Dixie Ave Cookeville, TN 38501 ("TRYBE TARGETING").

SWEEPSTAKES PERIOD:
The Sweepstakes and entry period will begin on May 15, 2013 and end on December 1, 2013 ("Sweepstakes Period").

DETAILS:
The Sweepstakes will be conducted online and onsite at the American GrillMaster Experience Tour, Great American BBQ Tour and the Sam’s Club National BBQ Tour, as well as online at Facebook.com/KansasCityBarbequeSociety. One (1) participant will be chosen as the sweepstakes winner to be awarded with the prize listed below.

Backyard Celebrity BBQ Bash (December) ARV - $6,000

Backyard Celebrity BBQ Bash for up to 20 people, inclusive of set-up, food, entertainment and appearance of a designated barbecue celebrity. Barbecue Celebrity dependent upon availability and location, to be determined upon winner acceptance.

Barbecue Personalities are (in alphabetical order):
Troy Black
David Bouska
Mike Davis
Ray Lampe
Mike Peters
‘Tuffy’ Stone
Johnny Trigg
Lee Ann Whippen

If any participant entered the sweepstakes via the digital referral link from another sweepstakes entrant, then the referring party will receive an additional sweepstakes contest entry, per referral, no limit to referrals.

ELIGIBILITY:
The Sweepstakes is only open to legal residents of the lower 48 United States who are twenty-one (21) years of age or older at the time of entry. Employees of Trybe Targeting/MMA Creative, the Kansas City Barbeque Society, its officers, directors, subsidiaries, affiliates, general sponsors, promotional partners, their respective subsidiaries, affiliates, parent companies, members of the immediate families (defined as spouse, child, sibling, parent, or grandparent), and members of the households (whether related or not) of any of the above are NOT eligible to participate or win in this Sweepstakes. The Sweepstakes is subject to all federal, state, and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited. By participating, participant agrees to abide by these Official Sweepstakes Rules and the decisions of TRYBE TARGETING, which are final and binding in all respects.

HOW TO ENTER:

  1. To participate in the Sweepstakes, participants can "like" the Kansas City Barbeque Society Facebook page, found at: https://www.facebook.com/KansasCityBarbequeSociety during the Sweepstakes Period. Participant must then fill out and successfully submit the online entry form.

  2. Participants may enter the contest once through completing a paper form on-site at an American GrillMaster Experience event, Great American BBQ Tour Event, Sam’s Club National BBQ Tour event, once through completing the online form, plus an additional entry for every active use of the online referral option.

  3. Participants can enter one time through online registration during the Sweepstakes Period. Qualified participants will be eligible for a chance to win the prize detailed above. One (1) unique participant will be randomly drawn in December, following the Sweepstakes Period to win the prize ("Backyard BBQ Bash") detailed above.

  4. During the Sweepstakes Period, the prize will be awarded only upon verification of winner and final approval by TRYBE TARGETING. The winner will be notified by email no later than fifteen (15) days after the Sweepstakes Period end date.

  5. PRIZE REDEMPTION: Upon notification via email, winner will then have fifteen (15) days in which to respond, confirming their acceptance of the prize by responding to the winner notification email from pr@mmacreative.com or courtney@mmacreative.com to make further arrangements of the prize. If the winner does not respond within fifteen (15) days after being notified, or is ineligible, the prize will be forfeited. Prize details will be confirmed no less than ten (10) days following receipt of participant's confirmation email and no greater than thirty (30) days following the completion of the "Sweepstakes Period."

  6. All decisions made by TRYBE TARGETING management or any promotion sponsor regarding any aspect of this promotion are final.

LIMITATIONS:
Any attempt by any participant to obtain more than the stated number of entries by using multiple/different email addresses, identities, registrations and logins, or any other methods will void that participant's entries and that participant may be disqualified. Use of any automated program to enter will result in disqualification. TRYBE TARGETING is not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible or misdirected registrations, which will be disqualified. In the event of a dispute as to any online entry, the authorized account holder of the email address used to enter will be deemed to be the participant. Each potential winner may be required to show proof of being an authorized account holder. The "authorized account holder" is the natural person assigned an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted address.

ALL POTENTIAL WINNERS ARE SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION BY TRYBE TARGETING, WHOSE DECISIONS ARE FINAL AND BINDING IN ALL MATTERS RELATED TO THE SWEEPSTAKES. A PARTICIPANT IS NOT A WINNER OF ANY PRIZE, EVEN IF THE SITE SHOULD SO INDICATE, UNLESS AND UNTIL PARTICIPANT'S ELIGIBILITY AND THE POTENTIAL WINNING ENTRY HAS BEEN VERIFIED AND PARTICIPANT HAS BEEN NOTIFIED THAT VERIFICATION IS COMPLETE.TRYBE TARGETING WILL NOT ACCEPT SCREEN SHOTS OR OTHER EVIDENCE OF WINNING IN LIEU OF THE VALIDATION PROCESS. ANY ENTRY THAT OCCURS AFTER THE SYSTEM HAS FAILED FOR ANY REASON IS DEEMED A DEFECTIVE ENTRY, IS VOID AND WILL NOT BE HONORED.

PRIZES:
Backyard Celebrity BBQ Bash (December) ARV - $6,000

Backyard BBQ Bash for up to 20 people, inclusive of set-up, food, entertainment and appearance of a designated barbecue celebrity. Barbecue Celebrity dependent on availability and location, to be determined upon winner acceptance.

Backyard BBQ Bash must be held on or between January 1, 2014 and April 30, 2014.

No substitution of prize is offered (including cash), no transfer of prize to a third party is permitted and non-cash prizes may not be redeemed for cash value. If a winner is unable to accept the prize, the prize will be forfeited in its entirety.

GENERAL CONDITIONS:

  1. No purchase necessary. Sweepstakes is void where prohibited. Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state, local laws and regulations.

  2. Odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible entries and participants during the Sweepstakes Period.

  3. TRYBE TARGETING retains the right to disqualify any participant if any Sweepstakes rule is not followed.

  4. By accepting a prize, the winner acknowledges that TRYBE TARGETING has neither made, nor is in any manner responsible or liable for, any warranty, representation or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to the prize or to any portion thereof.

  5. Any information collected by registering to enter the Sweepstakes shall be used only in a manner consistent with these Official Sweepstakes Rules. Email addresses may also be used to communicate information about current and future products and promotions of TRYBE TARGETING.

  6. If for any reason, the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, including without limitation, any suspected evidence of tampering or technological corruption or if any portion of the Sweepstakes is compromised by virus, bugs, worms or unauthorized human intervention, fraud, acts of God, strikes, terrorists acts, criminal acts of third parties, an insufficient number of qualified entries, or any other causes beyond TRYBE TARGETING control which, in TRYBE TARGETING's sole opinion, corrupts, threatens or impairs the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes, TRYBE TARGETING reserves the right to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes at their sole discretion.

RELEASE:
By receipt of any prize, each winner agrees to release and hold harmless Facebook, TRYBE TARGETING, sponsors, their respective related affiliates, companies, and each of their respective officers, directors, employees and agents from and against any claim or cause of action arising out of participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt or use or misuse of any prize.

This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook. Any information provided by Participant is provided to TRYBE TARGETING and not to Facebook. By participating, Participant completely releases Facebook from any claims arising from or associated with the Sweepstakes.

TRYBE TARGETING may use the participants name and likeness to advertise, promote and publicize, the Sweepstakes, TRYBE TARGETING and its products or services and/or TRYBE TARGETING's website(s), Facebook page(s) or any other TRYBE TARGETING websites and all media throughout the universe and may authorize others to do so. By participating, participant acknowledges that TRYBE TARGETING may use the participants name and likeness in accordance with the permission granted herein without any payment to the participant or any third party.

LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY:
TRYBE TARGETING is not responsible for and by participating, participant hereby releases TRYBE TARGETING from any claims arising from: (1) incorrect or inaccurate transcription of entry information or late, lost, stolen, illegible, incomplete, misdirected, or entries received through impermissible or illegitimate channels, all of which will be disqualified; (2) technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to the malfunctioning of any telephone, computer, network, hardware or software; (3) the unavailability or inaccessibility of any service; (4) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Sweepstakes; (5) electronic or human error which may occur in the administration of the Sweepstakes or the processing of entries; or (6) any injury or damage to persons or property, including but not limited to participant's computer, which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from participant's participation in the Sweepstakes or from downloading any material from TRYBE TARGETING website(s) or page(s), regardless of whether the material was prepared by TRYBE TARGETING or a third party, and regardless of whether the material is connected to a TRYBE TARGETING website or page by a hypertext link. If for any reason a participant's entry is confirmed to have been erroneously deleted, lost, or otherwise destroyed or corrupted, participant's sole remedy is another entry in the Sweepstakes, if it is possible. If the Sweepstakes, or any part of it, is discontinued for any reason, TRYBE TARGETING, in its sole discretion, may elect to hold a random drawing from among all eligible entries received up to the date of discontinuance for any or all of the prizes offered herein. In the event that production, technical, seeding, programming or any other reasons cause more than the stated number of prizes as set forth in these Official Sweepstakes Rules to be available and/or claimed, TRYBE TARGETING reserves the right to award only the stated number of prizes by a random drawing among all legitimate, un-awarded, eligible prize claims.

DISPUTES:
Participant agrees that: (1) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes or any prizes awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate Tennessee State Court or federal court located in Davidson County, Tennessee; (2) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes but in no event attorneys' fees; and (3) under no circumstances will participant be permitted to obtain awards for and participant hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Sweepstakes Rules, or the rights and obligations of the participant and TRYBE TARGETING in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Tennessee without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Tennessee or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Tennessee.

DATA COLLECTION:
TRYBE TARGETING collects personal information from you when you enter the Sweepstakes. The information collected is subject to the TRYBE TARGETING Privacy Policy which is available upon request.

WINNER LIST:
For a winner list, visit https://www.facebook.com/KansasCityBarbequeSociety. The winner list will be posted after winner confirmation is complete.

PROMOTION RELEASE:
TRYBE TARGETING hereby releases Facebook from all indemnity regarding this "Sweepstakes" and/or in relation to its partners or promotional parameters. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by or associated with Facebook. Participants are providing information to the "Sweepstakes" and not to Facebook.