CONDITIONS OF ENTRY
1. Competition, Promoter & Promotion Partner
1.1. By entering the “Win Your Sports Dreams” and in consideration for the opportunity to win the prize associated with the Competition, each entrant agrees to be bound by and observe these Conditions of Entry. Information on how to enter and prize details form part of these Conditions of Entry.
1.2. The Promoter of the Competition is Global Hosts Pty Ltd (ABN 26 611 434 489) trading as sportshosts.com of, 10 Watersons Road, Tarrengower Victoria Australia 3463 (Promoter), phone +61 447 741 213
1.3 Entrants are not required to purchase any SportsHosts product as a condition of entry.
2. Who may enter
2.1. Subject to paragraph 2.3, entry into the Competition is open to all permanent residents of Australia, United Kingdom and the USA aged 18 years or over.
2.2. Each eligible entrant may enter only once but will receive additional entries by undertaken the items listed in clause 6.1
2.3. The officers, management and employees (and immediate family members of officers, management and employees) of the Promoter are not eligible to enter the Competition.
3. Competition Period
3.1. The Competition commences at 9:00 am Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) on 25th May 2018 and closes at 5:30pm EDT on 31 December 2018 (Competition Period).
3.2. Entries not received during the Competition Period will not be eligible to win.
4. How to enter
4.1. Eligible entrants must:
- Register with sportshosts.com or sportshosts.us as a host, complete the host profile and GameDay listing, accept requests from international visitors and host the accepted visitors at agreed live sporting events.
- Following the entrant, hosting international visitors to an agreed live sports event the entrant will officially receive entry into the competition
- As part of the entry registration it is the responsibility of the entrant to ensure all personal and contact details are correct.
- Ensure they agree they have read the Terms & Conditions provided. Entry into the competition is taken as the entrant as having read and agreed to the terms and conditions.
4.3. Competition Period; 9:00 am Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) on 24th May 2018 and closes at 5:30pm EDT on 31 December 2018.
5.1. The Competition is not a game of skill. The winner will be determined by the individual or supporter group that has accumulated the most points as per clause 6 will be the winner.
5.2. A total of 1 person or supporter group will be eligible to win the award in the Competition:
- One (1) Overall Prize
- Zero (0) runner-up prizes
6. Selection of the winner
6.1. Each individual entrant is able to earn additional competition points (chances to win) by undertaking the following:
Each game day the entrant (individual or supporters group) takes international visitors secured through sportshosts.com or by SportsHosts staff to attend a live sports event will earn an additional competition point into the competition. i.e. if the entant/group hosts one GameDay (taking international visitors secured through sportshosts.com or by SportsHosts staff to a live sports event) they will earn one competition point, if they host five individual game days (taking international visitors secured through sportshosts.com or by SportsHosts staff to five live sports event), they will earn 5 competition entry points.
If the host/supporter group receives a positive review on the SportsHosts website from an international visitor they hosted they will earn two (2) additional competition entry points per positive review.
If the hosts shares their GameDay of taking international visitors secured through sportshosts.com or by SportsHosts staff on social media by tagging the post #sportshosts they will earn an additional two (2) competition points per post, limited to two posts per event.
If the host/supporter groups refers friends to signup up to sportshosts.com they will earn an additional two (2) competition points per sign up
6.2 All valid entries received by the Promoter during the Competition Period will accumulate competition points and the individual or supporter group with the most points will win the overall Prize.
6.3. The winner draw will take place on 31 December 2018 at The Village, 700 Bourke Street, Melbourne or other venue as advised by SportsHosts prior to 31st December 2018
6.4. The Prize winner will be notified by telephone by January 1 2019 and the name of the Prize winner will also be published by 1 Jan 2019 on SportsHosts website sportshosts.com
7. Overall Prize
7.1. The overal prize value is US$4600 consisting of one (1) major prize valued at US$4000 and six (6) monthly US$100 cash prizes
7.2. The winner of the major prize (individual or supporter group) gets to choose one (1) of the following prizes the choices are:
7.1.1: Ticket/s to the Major Live Sports matches such as SuperBowl. MLS Cup, NBA finals, Stanley Cup and the World Series, although SportsHosts will accept the winners choice of any sport so long as the game is a finals game (as opposed to general home and away season games). The winner will receive tickets and hospitality packages of their choice to the value of US$4,000 OR
7.1.2 An overseas trip to see any sport anywhere the winner chooses & SportsHosts will arrange local hosts. Total prize value is US$4000, the prize funds will be allocated to airfares, accommodation and event tickets. Any costs greater than US$4,000 will be the responsibility of the winner OR
7.1.3: $US4,000 cash for the winning supporter group to spend as they wish. (Cash is not available to individual winners, it is offered to supporter groups as a way of providing an incentive for supporter groups to participate)
7.3 The monthly cash prize winners will be awarded to the entrant who has been judged to be that month's super ambassador as judged by SportsHosts management, SportsHosts will take into account the following:
- Number of hostings
- Quality of international visitor reviews
- Social media content and engagement
- Doing something extra special or out of the ordinary for the international guests
7.4. The major prize winner acknowledges that the prize includes both the winner and any winner’s guest to agree to be filmed on the GameDay they attend for use by the SportsHosts both in the USA or internationally and the winner’s and winner’s guest/s image will be used for ongoing promotional purposes.
Before the prize is awarded, the winner and the winners guest/s will be required to sign an agreement consenting to the use of their image, name, entry and/or voice in any media for an unlimited period of time without remuneration for the purpose of promoting SportsHosts (including any outcome).
7.5. The winner and winner’s guest/s will be required to attend the selected team sports event (including pre and post game related social activities) with the Promoter’s camera crew.
7.6. The maximum total value of the Overall Prize is US$4,000 (including GST).
7.7. The Overall Prize winner is responsible for all expenses not specified in these Conditions of Entry, including but not limited to transport to and from the Overall Prize winner’s place of residence to the nearest capital city airport, any meals and beverages, insurance (including medical, travel and health), items of a personal nature (including but not limited to in-room charges, tips, telephone and laundry), tickets or travel costs exceeding the US$4000 prize and all other ancillary costs.
7.8 Redemption of the Big Game tickets prize choice
- The major prize winner choosing this prize option gets to select the finals series sporting event they wish to attend and the winner must allow a minimum of 4 weeks prior to requested game day for SportsHosts to be able to complete the required bookings.
- All requests are subject to availability of tickets to the event. If SportsHosts is unable to secure bookings, the winner will need to select another event until such time as SportsHosts is able to secure the required booking. If ticket prices exceed US$4000 SportsHosts under its discretion can elect to allow the winner to contribute additional funds to secure the required tickets
As per clause 7.1.2
- The major prize winner choosing this prize option gets to select the destination and the team sporting event the winner must allow a minimum of 6 weeks prior to requested departure for SportsHosts to be able to complete the required bookings.
- All requests are subject to availability of flights, accommodation and tickets to the event. If SportsHosts is unable to secure bookings any of these three requirements, the winner will need to select another destination and or/event until such time as SportsHosts is able to secure all three required bookings.
- Prize travel is subject to fare rules and other conditions of carriage. The Overall Prize winner can upgrade any prize travel or prize accommodation using cash if agreed by SportsHosts once the request is received from the winner.
- Prize travel may not be changed by the Overall Prize winner under any circumstances. If the Overall Prize winner cannot travel in accordance with these Conditions of Entry, the prize will be forfeited.If for any reason the Overall Prize winner elects not to travel on the flights agreed in paragraph 7.6(a) & (b) above, the flights will be forfeited and cash will not be awarded in lieu of the flights. Bookings will be made by the Promoter. Flight schedules and accommodation arrangements are subject to change without notice.
7.10 Redemption of Supporter Group Cash choice
- Only supporter groups are eligible to claim this prize choice. If a supporter group chooses this option, they will be required to do so in writing within seven days on supporter group letterhead and provide details of the groups registered bank account.
7.12 The winner must confirm destination and event details with SportsHosts within 7 days of being award the prize. If the winner fails to do so via email to firstname.lastname@example.org or via phoning Darren Walls, at SportsHosts on +61 447 741 213. Failure to do so means the winners prize will be forfeited and SportsHosts will randomly redraw the prize subject to approval by the State regulatory bodies.
7.13 The winner must agree to travel and attend a team sports event between January 15th 2019 and March 31 2019.
8. Notification of prize winners
8.1. The Prize winner will be notified by telephone on January 3rd 2019 and the winners name will be announced on the SportsHosts website: sportshosts.com
8.2. The prize winner must accept the Prize as detailed in clauses 7.1 to 7.13
9. Information for prize winners
9.1. The prizes are not transferable or exchangeable. Prizes are not redeemable for cash (unless it is a supporter group) and must be taken as offered. In the event that any element of a prize is not available, the Promoter reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value, subject to written directions from State regulatory bodies.
9.2. The prize winner is responsible for all expenses not specified in these Conditions of Entry.
9.3. The Promoter does not accept responsibility and is not liable for any additional conditions imposed on the taking of the prize or the breach of those conditions by any person.
9.4. All entrants agree to provide the Promoter or the Promoter’s authorised agent with identification and proof of age if selected as a prize winner. In accepting the prize, the prize winner agrees to the limitation of liability set out below. The form of identification and proof of age are at the discretion of the Promoter.
10. Unclaimed prizes
10.1. In the event of the major prize not being accepted or claimed under clause 7.2 or is otherwise forfeited despite the Promoter making all reasonable efforts to notify the winner, and due to travel date requirements, the relevant winner's entry will be deemed invalid and the Promoter reserves the right to reconvene conduct a further random selection, subject to written directions from State regulatory bodies.
11. Limitation of liability
11.1 Except for any liability that cannot by law be excluded (including as set out under paragraph 11.2), the Promoter, its related corporations and associated agencies (and any of their personnel) exclude all liability for any loss (including any damage, claim, injury, cost or expense) which is suffered or incurred by any entrant (including the prize winner and their companion) in connection with the Competition or a prize, including, without limitation: (i) any indirect, economic or consequential loss; (ii) any loss arising from the negligence of the Promoter, its related corporations and associated agencies (and any of their personnel); and (iii) any liability for personal injury or death.
11.2. Nothing in these Conditions of Entry limits, excludes or modifies, or purports to limit, exclude or modify, the statutory implied guarantees/warranties as provided under the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth) and the ASIC Act 2001 (Cth), including the statutory consumer guarantees under the Australian Consumer Law, or similar laws in the States and Territories of Australia or in New Zealand.
12.2. By entering the Competition, the entrant agrees that the Promoter will be sharing their personal details with the promotional partner, on any occasion this is required
13.1. By entering the Competition, the prize winner agrees that:
(a) If requested by the Promoter, the prize winner and guest will:
i. Provide comments about the Competition and/or a photograph or audio-visual clip of themselves; and
ii. Participate in a promotional shoot in connection with the Competition;
(b) The Promoter and the promotional partner may use the prize winner’s name, image, comments, photographs or clips (Materials) for publicity and promotional purposes in any form of media, without reference or compensation to the winner or any other person;
(c) The Promoter may use, reproduce, edit and communicate to the public the Materials at any time in any form of media;
(d) The Promoter may license, authorise or otherwise transfer the rights in the Materials to others, including the promotional partner, to do the same; and
(e) The prize winner unconditionally and irrevocably consents to any act or omission that would otherwise infringe any of their moral rights in the Materials and waives all moral rights in the Materials that arise inside or outside Australia.
13.2. In the event that there is a dispute concerning the conduct of this Competition, the Promoter’s decision is final and binding and no correspondence will be entered into.
13.3. The prizes remain the property of the Promoter until delivered to the selected prize winner(s) or unclaimed prize winner(s) as the case may be.
13.4. The Promoter shall bear no liability if for any reason the Competition is not capable of running as planned, including due to infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, technical failures or any causes beyond the Promoter’s control which corrupt or affect the fairness or integrity or proper conduct of the Competition. The Promoter reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process and to cancel, modify, terminate or suspend the Competition, subject to written directions from State regulatory bodies.
13.5. The Promoter reserves the right to disqualify any entrant who conspires with others to gain an unfair advantage or who is otherwise involved in manipulating, interfering or tampering with the entry process or any other element of the Competition. The use of any automated entry software or any mechanical, electronic or other means which allows an entrant to automatically enter repeatedly is prohibited and will render all entries submitted by that entrant invalid.
13.6. No responsibility will be taken by the Promoter or its authorised agents for lost, ineligible, misdirected or late entries due to technical reasons or any other reason or due to periods of unavailability of the entry mechanism during the Competition Period.
13.7. The prize winner is advised that tax implications may arise from the prize and should seek independent financial and taxation advice prior to acceptance of the prize. The prize winner is responsible for all taxes (excluding airfare and airport taxes as set out in paragraph 7.1(a) & (b) above ) which may be payable as a consequence of receiving a prize.
13.8. It is the entrant’s responsibility to inform the Promoter of any changes to their contact details, including their residential address, e-mail address or daytime telephone number.
13.9 These Conditions of Entry shall be governed by the laws of Victoria, Australia and the courts of Victoria shall have exclusive jurisdiction to adjudicate any dispute relating to these Conditions of Entry.
14. Social Media Channels
14.1 This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Instagram, Facebook or any other social media provider