Powerball Promotion For the Holidays: Official Rules

by Benjamin Tarshish on November 28, 2012

Tarshish Cody, PLC is happy to announce a promotion for the Holidays. If all goes well, it will bring lots of cheer for all our fans. PLEASE READ BELOW FOR CONTEST RULES.

  Tarshish Cody, PLC’s POWERBALL CONTEST RULES 1. HOW TO ENTER AND PLAY a. Go to the Tarshish Cody, PLC’s Facebook page (found at http://www.facebook.com/TarshishCody) and LIKE and SHARE (must be both actions, not just one) the designated photo posted there. The photo is the official photo of the Powerball tickets posted by the Tarshish Cody, PLC admin user only. b. All LIKES and SHARES must be completed no later than 9:59 PM CST Wednesday, November 28, 2012. Individuals who “Like” the Facebook page after the Powerball drawing on Wednesday, November 28, 2012 will not eligible to share in the winnings. c. One entry per Facebook account will be accepted. Mechanically reproduced or software generated entries of any kind will not be accepted. Any materials submitted shall become the property of Tarshish Cody, PLC and will not be returned. 2. ELIGIBILITY RESTRICTIONS a. This contest is open to all Tarshish Cody, PLC fans that have Liked and Shared, as required above, who are 21 years of age or older in Louisiana, Arizona and Iowa, 19 years or old in Nebraska and 18 in all other states, including Minnesota. Participants must be legal US residents and must possess a valid, government-issued ID. b. Employees of Tarshish Cody, PLC, its affiliated entities, affiliated advertising agencies, participating sponsors/promotional partners, and the members of their immediate families are ineligible to participate or win. (“Immediate family members” includes parents (including in-laws), grandparents, siblings (including step-siblings), children (including step-children), grandchildren (including step grandchildren) and each of their respective spouses). 3. PRIZES a. Prize consists of a share in any winnings claimed by Tarshish Cody, PLC from any of the 26 Powerball tickets purchased in conjunction with this contest promotion. All 26 Powerball tickets purchased in conjunction with this contest promotion are in the designated picture on Tarshish Cody, PLC’s Facebook page. Odds of winning based on total number of tickets sold nationally at time of drawing. All eligible participants at the time of the Powerball drawing on Wednesday, November 28, 2012 are entitled to an equal share in the net cash value winnings resulting from the associated Powerball ticket. The new cash value of the winnings is calculated after taxes and other fees are deducted. Further, ten-percent (10%) of the total net winnings will be deducted for administering this promotion and other costs by Tarshish Cody, PLC. b. All prizes or prize certificates must be claimed at the office of Tarshish Cody, PLC, 106 N Chestnut St., Chaska, Minnesota 55318, Monday-Friday, between 9:00AM and 5:00PM. c. Winners have thirty days in which to claim a prize following notification. Any prize not claimed within the allotted time will be considered forfeited and become the property of Tarshish Cody, PLC. d. Winners must claim his or her prize in person, and a prize cannot be claimed by third parties on behalf of the winner. e. Prizes are not transferable. f. In the event that the amount won is too small to be split with at least $10 per participant (ie. the winnings total $50,000 split between 20,000 people), the prize money will be donated to a Minnesota charity, to be determined by an online public vote. g. In the event that Tarshish Cody, PLC’s tickets results in shareable winnings, a firm representative will contact each participant with redemption details. h. Decisions of Tarshish Cody, PLC’s management with respect to the contest are final. 4. CONDITIONS a. Only one share shall be awarded per Facebook account. b. Tarshish Cody, PLC and sponsors not responsible for technical, hardware, software or telephone or other transmission failures of any kind; lost or unavailable network connections; or incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmissions whether caused by Tarshish Cody, PLC, users, by any equipment or programming utilized in promotions, games or contests, or by human error which may occur in the processing of submissions, which may limit a participant’s ability to participate. c. Tarshish Cody, PLC reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel or suspend a promotion, game or contest should a virus, bug, computer or other problem beyond the control of Tarshish Cody, PLC corrupt the administration, security or proper execution of game or contest. Tarshish Cody, PLC, in its sole discretion, may award prizes to entries received by alternate means. All Internet participants agree to be bound by these rules, and the Official Rules appearing above. d. Taxes and Liability: Payment of all federal, state and local taxes is the sole responsibility of the winner. Contest winnings will be reported to the Internal Revenue Service and winners can expect to receive a 1099 tax form for prizes which total more than $600 for the year. e. By participating in the contest, contestant agrees to have his or her name, voice, or likeness used in any advertising or broadcasting material relating to this contest without additional financial or other compensation. f. By participating in the contest, contestant hereby releases and agrees to indemnify and hold harmless Tarshish Cody, PLC, its licensee, affiliates, parents, assigns, successors, employees, sponsors, agents and all others connected with them and the contest from any and all liability, claims, actions and damages sustained or incurred by participation in the contest and the receipt and use of any prize awarded (if any) through such contest arising in any manner whatsoever. g. Contest winners will be selected and notified of their prize in the manner announced by Tarshish Cody, PLC. Contest winners (and their guests or travel companions, if any) may be required, in Tarshish Cody, PLC’s sole discretion, to sign a liability release and a publicity release. Pursuant to the liability release, the winners will agree to hold Tarshish Cody, PLC, its licensee, parents, affiliates, assigns, successors and the officers, shareholders, directors, employees, agents and representatives of each of them harmless against any and all claims or liability arising directly or indirectly from the prize or participation in the contest. Any person who refuses to sign the release will forfeit any and all prizes. h. Tarshish Cody, PLC will be excused from its obligations arising from this Promotion if its performance is delayed or prevented due to causes beyond its control, including, but not limited to acts of God, public enemies, war, civil disorder, fire, flood, hurricanes, explosion, labor disputes or strikes, and any acts by any governmental authority. i. Tarshish Cody, PLC, its licensee, affiliates, parents, assigns and successors are not responsible for failure to conduct or for alterations to the contest due to circumstances beyond the control of any such entity. j. Decisions of Tarshish Cody, PLC management with respect to the contest are final. k. Tarshish Cody, PLC reserves the right to end a contest or amend these rules upon announcement on its Facebook page or its website, www.attorneysinmn.com. l. Tarshish Cody, PLC reserves the right to make changes to the rules of the contest, including the substitution of a prize or prizes of equivalent or greater value, which will become effective upon announcement. m. Tarshish Cody, PLC is not responsible for any prizes or certificates lost or stolen after the winner has claimed them. n. Prizes are awarded ‘as is’ with no guarantees or warranties as to use. Acceptance of a prize releases Tarshish Cody, PLC, its sponsors and advertisers from all liability and claims concerning the prize, its delivery, and its use. o. Tarshish Cody, PLC is not responsible for typographical or other errors in the printing, the offering or the administration of the contest or in the announcement of a prize. p. By participating in this contest, participants agree to be bound by these rules. Failure to comply with the contest rules may result in a contestant’s disqualification, at the sole discretion of Tarshish Cody, PLC. q. Tarshish Cody, PLC will disqualify any entry from individuals who do not meet the eligibility requirements, and it will also delete any online entry knowingly received from persons under the age of 13 in compliance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act. r. No purchase is necessary. The contest is void where prohibited. Contests and promotions are subject to all federal, state and local laws. s. Copies of the written contest rules and a list of all winners are available during regular business hours at our main office at 106 N Chestnut St., Chaska, Minnesota 55318, Monday-Friday, between 9:00AM and 5:00PM, or by sending a self-addressed, stamped envelope to Tarshish Cody, PLC. t. Venue. In case of suit arising from this contest for enforcement and/or damages for breach or violation hereof, the parties agree that the venue shall be in the district courts in Carver County, Minnesota only, to the exclusion of all other courts in any other venues.

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