2012 Portland Timbers Lumberjack Pizza Contest presented by Papa Murphy’s Official Rules

 

2012 Portland Timbers Lumberjack Pizza Contest presented by Papa Murphy’s®

OFFICIAL RULES

 

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

 

ELIGIBILITY: Portland Timbers Lumberjack Pizza Contest presented by Papa Murphy’s®

(the “Pizza Contest”) is open to legal residents of OREGON AND SOUTHWEST WASHINGTON 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, parent, child and sibling and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and members of the same household, whether or not related) of Papa Murphy’s® International, Inc. (“Papa Murphy’s®”), Portland Timbers (the “Sponsor”), 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 Pizza Contest are not eligible to participate or win a prize.  The Pizza Contest is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws, rules and regulations.  Void outside Oregon and Southwest Washington and where otherwise prohibited or restricted by law, rule or regulation.

 

HOW TO ENTER: The Pizza Contest begins at 8:01 a.m. PST on April 20, 2012 and ends at 8:59 p.m. PST on May 20, 2012 (“Entry Period”). During the Entry Period, there is one (1) way to enter: online.  No other method of entry will be accepted. Limit one (1) entry per person, per e-mail address and per household.  Multiple entries received from any person or e-mail address or household in excess of the stated limitation will be void.  You must be of legal age of majority in your jurisdiction of residence to enter.

 

You may enter the Pizza Contest by going to www.portlandtimbers.com/Lumberjackpizza (“Contest Website”), accessing the online entry form and completing all required fields, including, without limitation name, address, city, state and zip code, day and evening telephone number (including area code), date of birth, e-mail address and Lumberjack Pizza recipe template (“Official Entry Form”).  The Lumberjack Pizza recipe (hereinafter “Pizza Recipe”) must be submitted following the guidelines set forth on the Contest Website.  All information submitted in the Official Entry Form by entrants is subject to, and will be treated in a manner consistent with MLSsoccer.com’s   Terms of Service accessible at http://www.mlssoccer.com/terms-of-service, and Privacy Policy accessible at http://www.mlssoccer.com/privacy-policy (both of which are incorporated herein by reference).  Entrants must fully complete and submit all non-optional data requested on the Official Entry Form to be eligible.  Official Entry Forms become the property of the Sponsor and will not be returned. Incomplete Official Entry Forms will be void. 

 

SELECTION OF FINALISTS: Three (3) finalist(s) of the Pizza Contest (each a “Finalist” and collectively, the “Finalists”) will have his or her Pizza Recipe selected on June 1, 2012, from among all eligible entries received by the Sponsor by May 20, 2012. Finalists’ Pizza Recipes will be selected based on originality, creativity, quality, and the ability to demonstrate the Sponsor and Papa Murphy’s® brands in a positive manner.  The decisions of Sponsor are final and binding on all matters relating to this Pizza Contest.  Odds of becoming a Finalist depend on the total number of eligible Official Entry Forms received.  There will be one (1) Grand Prize winner (“Grand Prize Winner”) who will be chosen from among all of the Finalists.

 

 

SELECTION OF PRIZE WINNERS:  Each Finalist will have his or her Pizza Recipe prepared by Papa Murphy’s® on June 8, 2012 at 3 p.m. PST at the Papa Murphy’s® restaurant located at 2609 Southeast 122nd Avenue, Portland, OR 97236.  Four (4) individuals selected by Papa Murphy’s® and Sponsor (each a “Judge” and collectively, the “Judges”) will taste the prepared Pizza Recipe of each Finalist. The Judges will select one (1) Grand Prize Winner, one (1) second prize winner (“Second Prize Winner”), and one (1) third prize winner (“Third Prize Winner”) (Grand Prize Winner, Second Prize Winner and Third Prize Winner each hereinafter referred to as a “Winner” and collectively, as the “Winners”).  The Finalists will be judged based on the following criteria: originality, creativity, taste, quality, and the ability to demonstrate the Sponsor and Papa Murphy’s® brands in a positive manner.     

 

PRIZES: One (1) Grand Prize is available to be awarded.  Grand Prize Winner will have his or her Pizza Recipe added to Papa Murphy’s® menu for a limited time and will receive one (1) free any size and any style Papa Murphy’s® pizza each month for twelve (12) consecutive months (Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) is $205.00); one (1) Portland Timbers team autographed 3rd kit replica jersey (ARV is $250.00); and one (1) appearance by a Portland Timbers player (appearance is limited to one (1) hour and Sponsor cannot guarantee a specific Portland Timbers player.) (ARV is $300.00). (Total ARV of Grand Prize is $755.00). One (1) Second Prize Winner will receive ten (10) free Papa Murphy’s® Mini Murph Make ‘N’ Bake pizza kits (ARV is $40.00) and one (1) Portland Timbers team autographed soccer ball (ARV is $50.00).  One (1) Third Prize Winner will receive one (1) Portland Timbers team autographed soccer ball (ARV is $50.00).  (ARV of Second Prize and Third Prize (each a "Prize" and collectively with the Grand Prize, the “Prizes”) is $140.00). 

 

 

NOTIFICATION:  Each potential Finalist will be notified by e-mail, mail and/or telephone (in the sole discretion of Sponsor and/or the applicable MLS Entity, as applicable) by the Sponsor.  In the event that any potential Finalist does not respond to any such notification within three (3) days of date of issuance, a disqualification will result and, at Sponsor’s sole discretion and time permitting, an alternate potential Finalist may be chosen from among all remaining eligible Official Entry Forms.

 

Each Winner is fully responsible for any and all applicable federal, state, and local taxes (including income and withholding taxes).  All costs and expenses associated with Prize acceptance and use not specified herein as being provided, expenses incurred by accepting the prize are the sole responsibility of each Winner. Total ARV of all Prizes $895.00. All Prize details are at Sponsor’s sole discretion.

 

Each Prize is non-transferable and non-assignable, with no cash redemptions or substitutions and is not valid with other offers 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.

 

Each 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 Official Entry Forms if all required documents are not properly executed and returned within the specified period.  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 Official Entry Forms.

 

WAIVER OF LIABILITY/PUBLICITY RELEASE:  By participating in the Pizza Contest and submitting an entry, each entrant agrees to (i) be bound by these Official Rules, including all entry requirements, and (ii) waive any and all claims against Papa Murphy’s®, the Sponsor, the other MLS Entities, and each of their respective parents, affiliated companies, subsidiaries, licensees, distributors, dealers, retailers, printers, representatives and advertising and promotion agencies, and any and all other companies associated with the Pizza Contest, and all of their respective officers, directors, employees, agents and representatives (collectively, “Released Parties”) for any injury, damage or loss that may occur, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from the participation in the Pizza Contest or from the receipt or use of any Prize or any travel or activity related to the receipt or use of any Prize.

 

By participating in the Pizza Contest and submitting an entry, each entrant agrees that any and all intellectual property rights, including but not limited to, the Pizza Recipe, that is gathered as a result of the Pizza Contest, shall be assigned to Papa Murphy’s®, and each of their Released Parties.  Each Winner, by acceptance of Prize, grants to Papa Murphy’s®, Sponsor, the other MLS Entities and each of their respective designees the right to publicize such Winner’s name, address (city and state of residence), photograph, voice and/or other likeness and Prize information in any and all media now known or hereafter devised, throughout the world, in perpetuity, without additional compensation or consideration, notification or permission, unless prohibited by law.

 

GENERAL CONDITIONS:  Released Parties are not responsible for stolen, late, incomplete, illegible, misdirected, lost, damaged, garbled, delayed, undelivered, inaccurate, postage-due, or garbled entries, e-mail, or mail.  Entries generated by a script, macro, or other mechanical or automated means or by any means, which subvert the entry process, will be disqualified.  Released Parties are not responsible for lost, interrupted or unavailable network, server, Internet Service Provider (ISP), website, or other connections, availability or accessibility or miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, telephone or cable transmissions, lines, or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties, or other errors or difficulties of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic, computer, network, typographical, printing or otherwise relating to or in connection with the Pizza Contest, including, without limitation, errors or difficulties which may occur in connection with the administration of the Pizza Contest, the processing of entries, the announcement of the Prizes or in any Pizza Contest-related materials,: or the cancellation or postponement of any Major League Soccer game, event or exhibition.  Released Parties are also not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by website users, tampering, hacking, or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Pizza Contest.  Released Parties are not responsible for injury or damage to participants' or to any other person's computer related to or resulting from participating in this Pizza Contest or downloading materials from or use of the website. 

 

Persons who tamper with or abuse any aspect of the Pizza Contest or website or attempt to undermine the legitimate operation of the Pizza Contest by cheating, deception or other unfair playing practices, or intend to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other entrant or Sponsor’s representatives or who are in violation of these Official Rules, as solely determined by Sponsor, will be disqualified and all associated entries will be void.  Any attempt to deliberately damage the content or operation of this Pizza Contest is unlawful and subject to legal action by the Sponsor, the other MLS Entities and/or their respective agents.  Sponsor and the other MLS Entities shall have the sole right to disqualify any entrant for violation of these Official Rules or any applicable laws relating to the Pizza Contest, and to resolve all disputes in their sole discretion.  Released Parties (i) make no warranty, guaranty, or representation of any kind concerning any Prize, and (ii) disclaim any implied warranty.  All disputes will be resolved under applicable U.S. laws in the County of New York, state of New York without giving effect to choice of law or conflicted law principles (whether of the state of New York, or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the state of New York.  Sponsor’s failure to enforce any terms of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.

 

The Sponsor and the other MLS Entities, as applicable, reserve the right, in their sole discretion, to cancel or suspend the Pizza Contest for any reason, including should virus, bugs, unauthorized human intervention, or other causes corrupt the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper operation of the Pizza Contest.  In the event of cancellation, Sponsor may elect to identify the Winners and award the Prizes by way of random drawing from among all non-suspect, eligible Official Entry Forms received up to the time of such cancellation.

 

CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE CONTENT OR LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS PIZZA CONTEST IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR AND MLS WILL DISQUALIFY ANY SUCH ENTRANT AND SPONSOR AND THE OTHER MLS ENTITIES RESERVE THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS’ FEES) AND OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY SUCH ENTRANT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

 

All Official Entry Forms must include a valid e-mail address for the entrant.  In case of multiple Official Entry Forms received from any person or e-mail address or household, only the first Official Entry Form received from such person, e-mail address or household will be considered.  In the event of a dispute as to the identity or eligibility of a Winner based on an e-mail address, the winning entry will be declared made by the “Authorized Account Holder” of the e-mail address submitted at the time of entry provided he/she is eligible according to these Official Rules.  The “Authorized Account Holder” is defined as the natural person to whom the applicable Internet service provider or other organization (such as a business or educational institution) has assigned the e-mail address for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address.  Sponsor reserves the right to modify these Official Rules for clarification purposes without materially affecting the terms and conditions of the Pizza Contest.

 

WINNERS’ LIST:  For a list of Winners (available after June 8, 2012), mail a self-addressed stamped envelope to: Portland Timbers Lumberjack Pizza Contest presented by Papa Murphy’s®, 1844 SW Morrison St, Portland, OR 97205.  Winner’s list requests must be received by December 31, 2012.

 

SPONSOR: The Sponsor of this Pizza Contest is Peregrine Sports LLC d/b/a Portland Timbers, 1844 SW Morrison St.; Portland, OR 97205