Citi Community Home Run Fan of the Game Sweepstakes
NO PURCHASE, DONATION OR OBLIGATION NECESSARY TO ENTER OR CLAIM A PRIZE.
ALL ENTRIES HAVE AN EQUAL CHANCE OF WINNING.
ELIGIBILITY: The Citi Community Home Runs (“CCHR”) Fan of the Game Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open to citizens, or resident aliens of the fifty (50) United States, the District of Columbia and the U.S. territories/commonwealths/possessions, who are at least eighteen (18) years of age or older (except in the case of legal residents of certain states/territories where the legal age of majority is greater than eighteen (18) years of age, such legal age of majority) at the time of entry (“Entrant”) and are not subject to backup withholding. Non-resident aliens are not eligible to win. Employees, officers, directors, representatives and consultants of Citibank, N.A. (“Sponsor”), No Kid Hungry, Share Our Strength, Sportsnet New York, Sterling Entertainment Enterprises. LLC, SPORTFIVE, the MLB Entities (defined below) and any of their respective parent companies, related subsidiaries and affiliated companies, and advertising and promotion agencies including Marden-Kane, Inc., Inc. (“Administrator”), (collectively, “Releasees”), and each of their immediate family members (spouse, parents, children, siblings, and their respective spouses regardless where they live) and individuals living in the same households of the above, whether or not related, are not eligible to enter or win a prize. “MLB Entities” means the Office of the Commissioner of Baseball (“BOC”), its Bureaus, Committees, Subcommittees and Councils, MLB Advanced Media, L.P. (“MLB”), Major League Baseball Properties, Inc., The MLB Network, LLC, the Major League Baseball Clubs (“Clubs”), each of their parent, subsidiary, affiliated, and related entities, any entity which, now or in the future, controls, is controlled by, or is under common control with the Clubs or the BOC, and the owners, general and limited partners, shareholders, directors, officers, employees, and agents of the foregoing entities. Each Entrant, by participating in the Sweepstakes, agrees to be bound by these Official Rules and the Sponsor’s decisions, which are final and binding in all matters. Void where prohibited or restricted by law. The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations.
TIMING: The Sweepstakes begins at 9:00:00 AM Eastern Time (“ET”) on March 22, 2021 and ends at 11:59:59 PM ET on September 20, 2021 (the "Promotion Period"). For purposes of this Sweepstakes, a “day” is defined as a 24-hour period, beginning at 12:00:00 AM ET and ending at 11:59:59 PM ET except for the first day of the Sweepstakes where a day is defined as beginning at 9:00:00 AM ET and ending at 11:59:59 PM ET. The Sweepstakes Promotion Periods are further divided into entry periods (each an “Entry Period”) as further defined in the Entry Periods & Drawing Chart below. The Sponsor’s computer, or that of its designee, runs the official clock for the Sweepstakes and will solely determine the time by which an entry is received.
Entry Periods & Drawings Chart (the “Chart”)
All dates are 2021
The end time for each End Date is 11:59:59 pm ET.
|Games Winners are being selected for|
•The 1st winner selected will be awarded game 4/8
•The 2nd winner selected will be awarded game 4/10
•The 3rd winner selected will be awarded game 4/11
•The 4th winner selected will be awarded game 4/12
•The 5th winner selected will be awarded game 4/13
•The 6th winner selected will be awarded game 4/14
•The 7th winner selected will be awarded game 4/15
•The 1st winner selected will be awarded game 4/23
•The 2nd winner selected will be awarded game 4/27
•The 3rd winner selected will be awarded game 4/28
•The 1st winner selected will be awarded game 5/7
•The 2nd winner selected will be awarded game 5/8
•The 3rd winner selected will be awarded game 5/9
•The 4th winner selected will be awarded game 5/11
•The 5th winner selected will be awarded game 5/12
•The 1st winner selected will be awarded game 5/24
•The 2nd winner selected will be awarded game 5/25
•The 3rd winner selected will be awarded game 5/26
•The 4th winner selected will be awarded game 5/27
•The 1st winner selected will be awarded game 6/11
•The 2nd winner selected will be awarded game 6/12
•The 3rd winner selected will be awarded game 6/14
•The 4th winner selected will be awarded game 6/15
•The 5th winner selected will be awarded game 6/16
•The 6th winner selected will be awarded game 6/17
•The 1st winner selected will be awarded game 6/21
•The 2nd winner selected will be awarded game 6/22
•The 3rd winner selected will be awarded game 6/23
•The 4th winner selected will be awarded game 6/25
•The 1st winner selected will be awarded game 7/5
•The 2nd winner selected will be awarded game 7/6
•The 3rd winner selected will be awarded game 7/7
•The 4th winner selected will be awarded game 7/8
•The 5th winner selected will be awarded game 7/9
•The 6th winner selected will be awarded game 7/10
•The 7th winner selected will be awarded game 7/11
•The 1st winner selected will be awarded game 7/23
•The 2nd winner selected will be awarded game 7/26
•The 3rd winner selected will be awarded game 7/27
•The 4th winner selected will be awarded game 7/29
•The 5th winner selected will be awarded game 7/30
•The 6th winner selected will be awarded game 7/31
•The 7th winner selected will be awarded game 8/1
•The 1st winner selected will be awarded game 8/10
•The 2nd winner selected will be awarded game 8/11
•The 3rd winner selected will be awarded game 8/12
•The 4th winner selected will be awarded game 8/13
•The 1st winner selected will be awarded game 8/24
•The 2nd winner selected will be awarded game 8/25
•The 3rd winner selected will be awarded game 8/26
•The 4th winner selected will be awarded game 8/28
•The 5th winner selected will be awarded game 8/31
•The 6th winner selected will be awarded game 9/1
•The 7th winner selected will be awarded game 9/2
•The 1st winner selected will be awarded game 9/10
•The 2nd winner selected will be awarded game 9/14
•The 3rd winner selected will be awarded game 9/15
•The 4th winner selected will be awarded game 9/17
•The 5th winner selected will be awarded game 9/19
•The 1st winner selected will be awarded game 9/29
•The 2nd winner selected will be awarded game 9/30
*See Prizes section below for more details on prizes.
For purposes of clarity, for example, Entry Period 1 drawing will randomly select a total of 7 winners. The 1st winner randomly selected in the drawing will be the prize winner of the first game in that Entry Period which is the Game on 4/8; the 2nd winner randomly selected in the drawing will be the prize winner of the second game in that Entry Period which is the Game on 4/10; and so on.
If a winner has been selected and a game is then cancelled and/or postponed and not rescheduled within the Promotion Period the winner will receive the Tier 1 prize only. If a winner has not been selected and a game is cancelled and/or postponed and not rescheduled within the Promotion Period no prize will be awarded for that game. If the season is canceled for reasons outside the control of the Sponsor then the remaining prizes will go unawarded.
HOW TO ENTER: There are three (3) ways to participate:
 Via Website: To earn one (1) entry into the Sweepstakes go to www.sny.tv/CHR and follow the on-screen instructions: [i] Complete the registration form by providing the information required which will include your first and last name, your email address, and phone number (optional); [ii] check the box to acknowledge that you agree to these Official Rules and [iii] click the “Enter Now” button.
 Make a Donation to No Kid Hungry: To earn twenty-five (25) entries into the Sweepstakes make a minimum donation of $5.00 USD to No Kid Hungry via the link of the Sweepstakes website or go to http://nokidhungry.org/CCHR. You must make a minimum donation of $5.00 but regardless of the amount you donate over $5.00 only twenty-five (25) entries will be earned for your first donation.
 By Mail: To participate in the Sweepstakes and earn twenty-five (25) entries without making a donation to No Kid Hungry: on a plain 3”x5” piece of paper, hand-print your name, address, city, state, zip code, daytime phone number, and email address (mandatory), place in a #10 business-size stamped envelope and mail to: CCHR Fan of the Game Sweepstakes, P.O. Box 738, Syosset, NY 11791-0738. Your outer mailing envelope must include a valid return address, which includes a complete first and last name. Mail-in entries, including outer envelope, must be handwritten. Mail entries must be postmarked by September 20, 2021 and received by September 23, 2021. Envelopes containing multiple entries will be disqualified. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, damaged, delayed, destroyed, misdirected, incomplete, illegible, mutilated, or postage due mail. Photocopies, mechanically reproduced, forged or altered mailed entries and facsimiles are void. Incomplete or illegible entries are not eligible. All entries become the property of the Sponsor and will not be returned. No entries may be submitted on behalf of another person.
LIMITATIONS: There is a maximum of fifty-one (51) entries an Entrant can earn into the Sweepstakes for the entire Promotion Period. For purposes of clarity, there is a maximum limit of:
- one (1) submission allowed via the Website which equals one (1) entry;
- one (1) submission allowed via an online donation which equals twenty-five (25) entries; and
- one (1) submission allowed via mail which equals twenty-five (25) entries.
Entries received in excess of the entry limit stated herein will be disqualified.
Earned entries will carry over to consecutive Entry Periods.
Entries may only be submitted by a single Entrant. Multiple Entrants are not permitted to share the same account. Any attempt by any Entrant to submit more than the stated number of entries by using multiple/different accounts, identities, or any other method will void that Entrant's entry and that Entrant may be disqualified. Entries that do not comply with these Official Rules, as determined in Sponsor’s sole discretion, will be disqualified from the Sweepstakes. By submitting an Entry, Entrant acknowledges that he/she read, understands and agrees to the Official Rules.
In the event of a dispute as to who submitted an entry, such entry will be deemed to be submitted by the registered account holder of the e-mail address for the potentially winning Entry but only if that Entrant meets all other eligibility criteria. A registered account holder is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address account by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization (e.g., business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. In the event of a dispute over the identity of a potential winner, the entry will be declared made by the primary account holder used for entry, and potential winner may be required to provide identification sufficient to show that he/she is the primary account holder. It is the sole responsibility of the Entrant to notify the Sponsor in writing if the entrant changes his or her account/email/address during the Promotion Period. Proof of submission of entry does not constitute proof of delivery of entry. All Entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged.
RANDOM DRAWINGS: A random drawing to select Entry Period prize winners (each a “Potential Winner” or “Winner”) will be conducted on or about each of the drawing dates stated in the Chart above (each, a “Drawing Date”) from among all eligible entries received for the applicable Entry Period. Drawing will be conducted by Administrator, who is an independent judging organization whose decisions are final and binding in all matters relating to the Sweepstakes. Subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with these Official Rules, the potential winners will be declared the official winners of the Sweepstakes.
WINNER NOTIFICATION AND VERIFITCATION: Potential winners will be notified by email and/or phone within one (1) business day of the Drawing Date as stated in the Chart above. Potential winners will be required to complete, sign, and return an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability Release and; where legal, a Publicity Release (collectively the “Affidavit”). Potential winners will be required to complete, sign, and return an IRS Form W-9 Request for Taxpayer Identification and Certification and to furnish his/her social security number. This will be used only for the purpose of reporting the winner’s prize earnings to the Internal Revenue Service and you, as required by law. Complete documents must be returned within forty-eight (48) hours from prize notification date or the prize will be forfeited and awarded to an alternate potential winner, time permitting. In the event that a potential winner cannot be contacted, or if a potential winner fails to timely return any documents requested, or a prize notification as undeliverable, or a potential winner is not in compliance with these Official Rules, or if the potential winner declines the prize for any reason, such potential winner will be disqualified, and the prize will be forfeited. Sponsor shall have no further obligation to that potential winner who is disqualified, and an alternate winner may be notified, at Sponsor’s discretion. Prize must be accepted as awarded. Except where prohibited by law, the winner’s entry and acceptance of the prize constitutes permission for the Sponsor to use said winner’s name, photograph, likeness, statements, and biographical information without further compensation as well as the announcement and use of the winner’s first name, last initial and city/town of residence during a Mets game.
PRIZES/ODDS: Sixty-one (61) Grand Prize Winners – One (1) Grand Prize Winner per game – each Winner is eligible to win a Tier 1 prize (as stated in chart below) and has the potential to win additional prizes as indicated below based on the results of the Game:Tier 1 Prize: If there are zero (0) home runs hit by any Mets player during the game winner will receive:
- a Tote bag and a Mets t-shirt.
- Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”): $15.
- Tier 1 Prize; plus
- an autographed item from a current or former Mets player.
- Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”): $165.
- Tier 2 Prize; plus
- a $50 gift card.
- Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”): $215.
- Tier 3 Prize; plus
- One (1) $50 gift cards.
- Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”): $265.
- A virtual Meet & Greet with Pete Alonso plus Tier 2 prize. ARV: $490.
- If one (1) additional Mets home run is hit, the winner will receive a virtual Meet & Greet with Pete Alonso plus Tier 3 prize. ARV: $540.
- If two (2) or more additional Mets home runs are hit, the winner will receive a virtual Meet & Greet with Pete Alonso plus Tier 4 prize. ARV: $590.
Total Maximum ARV of each prize: $590.00.
Total Maximum ARV of all prizes: $35,990.
Limit one (1) prize per person. Winner will be assigned game they are the winner for based on how they are selected in the drawing – the first winner selected in a Entry Period will be assigned the first game, the second winner selected in an Entry Period will be assigned the second game, and so forth. Terms and conditions as stated on the gift card will apply. Autographed item from a current or former Mets player is at the discretion of the Sponsor. In the event that the Meet & Greet has to cancel for any reason whatsoever, in whole or in part, including but not limited to cancellations, postponements, an event of force majeure, or for any other reason, then the remaining components of the Prize shall constitute full satisfaction of Sponsor’s prize obligation to the prize winner and no other or additional compensation will be awarded.
Odds of winning depend on the total number of eligible entries received in each Entry Period plus non-winning entries received in prior Entry Periods. No cash equivalents, transfers or substitution of prize permitted except at the sole discretion of the Sponsor, who reserves the right to substitute prize (or portion thereof) of comparable or greater value, at its sole discretion. Winner is responsible for all federal, state and local taxes as well as all costs and expenses associated with prize acceptance and use not specified herein as being awarded. For income tax purposes, the prize value will be treated as miscellaneous income and will be reported to the IRS and winner on Form 1099-MISC if the total value of winner’s prize plus any other taxable miscellaneous income received from Citibank during the calendar year equals at least $600. Winner is responsible for the payment of all taxes on the prize. Please consult your tax advisor. All prize details are at Sponsor’s sole discretion. All prizes may not be awarded.
PUBLICITY: Except where prohibited, participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes each winner’s consent to Sponsor’s and its designees’ use of such winner’s name, likeness, photograph, opinions, hometown and state for advertising, promotional and other purposes, in any manner, in any and all media, now or hereafter devised, worldwide in perpetuity, without further payment or consideration, notification or permission.
CONDITIONS OF ENTRY: Releasees are not responsible for: (i) incorrect or inaccurate transcription of entry information, or for any human, typographical or printing errors, (ii) technical malfunctions, lost/delayed data transmission, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, line failures of any telephone network, computer equipment, software, wireless service, inability to access any online service or website, inability to submit the online enrollment form, or any other error or malfunction, or any injury or damage to Entrant’s or any other person’s computer and/or wireless device related to or resulting from participation or downloading any materials in this Sweepstakes, (iii) or for late, lost, stolen, illegible, damaged, incomplete, inaccurate, undelivered, delayed or misdirected entries, for any reason including computer, telephone, wireless service, paper transfer, or process any transaction thereon, (iv) other errors or problems which may occur in connection with the administration of the Sweepstakes, the processing of entries, the announcement of the prize or in any Sweepstakes related materials. Entry materials that have been tampered with or altered are void. If, in the Administrator’s opinion there is any suspected or actual evidence of electronic or non-electronic tampering with any portion of this Sweepstakes, or if technical difficulties compromise the integrity of this Sweepstakes, the Administrator reserves the right to disqualify any individual (and void his/her entry and/or prevent him/her from future entry), and/or who tampers with the entry process and/or who is acting in violation of these Official Rules, to modify or cancel or terminate this Sweepstakes, in whole or in part, at any time without notice. If the Sweepstakes is terminated, Sponsor may, at its discretion, award the prize at random from among all non-suspect, eligible entries received up to time of such action or as otherwise deemed fair and appropriate by Sponsor. Caution: Any attempt to deliberately damage any online service or website associated with this Sweepstakes or undermine the legitimate operation of this Sweepstakes may be a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, the Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages (including attorneys’ fees) and/or other remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that or any other provision. Sponsor reserves the right to modify prize award procedures at its discretion.
DISPUTES AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: By participating in the Sweepstakes, except where prohibited, Entrants agree:  to release, indemnify and hold harmless Releasees and each of their respective agents, representatives, officers, directors, shareholders and employees from and against any injuries, losses, damages, claims, actions and any liability of any kind resulting from or arising from participation in the Sweepstakes or acceptance, possession, use, misuse or nonuse of the prize (including any travel or travel-related activity thereto) that may be awarded;  any and all disputed, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes or any Sweepstakes prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by within the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York or the appropriate New York State Court located in Queens County, New York;  any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes, and in no event will Entrants be permitted to obtain attorneys’ fees or other legal costs; and  under no circumstances will Entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and Entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, indirect, 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. This Sweepstakes and these Official Rules shall be interpreted in accordance with the laws of the State of New York without regard to its principles of conflicts of law. Releasees are not responsible for technical, computer, mechanical, printing, typographical, human or other errors relating to or in connection with the Sweepstakes, including, without limitation, errors which may occur in connection with the administration of the Sweepstakes, the processing of entries, the announcement of the prizes or in any Sweepstakes related materials; or for stolen, lost, late, misdirected, damaged, incomplete, inaccurate, undelivered, delayed or illegible entries or; for electronic, computer, or telephonic malfunction or error, fail to enter into the processing system, or are processed, reported, or transmitted late or incorrectly or are lost for any reason including computer, telephone, paper transfer, or process any transaction thereon.
WHO WON: To request the names of the winners, send an e-mail with the subject line: "CCHR Fan of the Game Sweepstakes” to email@example.com. Requests must be received no later than October 30, 2021. The list will be sent when all drawings have been conducted and all winners verified.
SPONSOR: : Citibank N.A., 388 Greenwich Street, New York, NY 10013.
Administrator: Marden-Kane, Inc., 575 Underhill Blvd., Suite 222, Syosset, NY 11791-3416.
This promotion is in no way sponsored or endorsed by Pete Alonso, Sportsnet New York, Sterling Entertainment Enterprises. LLC, No Kid Hungry and Share Our Strength. Any questions, comments or complaints regarding the Sweepstakes are to be directed to Marden-Kane, Inc. at the address above and not to Pete Alonso, Sportsnet New York, Sterling Entertainment Enterprises. LLC, No Kid Hungry or Share Our Strength.
Pete Alonso, Sportsnet New York, Sterling Entertainment Enterprises. LLC, the MLB Entities, No Kid Hungry and Share or Strength shall not be liable for technical, pictorial, typographical or editorial errors or omissions contained herein. Pete Alonso, Sportsnet New York, Sterling Entertainment Enterprises. LLC, No Kid Hungry and Share Our Strength and other trademarks and/or logos used herein are trademarks/logos of each.
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