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Official Rules for Hotels.com No Trophy Case Sweepstakes

No Purchase Necessary. A Purchase Will Not Increase Your Chances of Winning.

 

  1. Eligibility: The sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of the United States who are at least twenty-one (21) years old. Employees of Hotels.com, L.P. (“Partner”) or NBA Properties, Inc., the National Basketball Association (the “NBA”) and the NBA member teams (collectively, the “NBA Entities”), including affiliates and agents, as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings, and children) and household members of those employees are not eligible to enter or win the promotion.

 

  1. Entry Period: The entry period begins when the final game of the NBA Finals ends on one of the following dates (depending on how long the “best of seven” series lasts): Wednesday ,July 14; Friday, July 16; Saturday, July 17; Sunday, July 18; Tuesday, July 20; or Thursday, July 22, 2021. Sweepstakes will end on Friday, July 30 at 11:59 pm ET (“Entry Period”). Entries submitted before or after the Entry Period will not be eligible. Partner’s computer is the official time-keeping device for the sweepstakes.

 

  1. How to Enter: Visit www.Hotels.com/NoTrophyCase and submit a short video (no more than 10 seconds) of yourself crying after your team lost the NBA Finals within the Entry Period. There is a limit of one (1) entry per entrant during Entry Period. The use of an agency or any automated system to enter is strictly prohibited, and Partner reserves the right to disqualify any entries received through such methods, as determined by Partner, in its sole discretion. By entering, you indicate your full agreement to these Official Rules and Partner’s decisions regarding the sweepstakes, which are final and binding. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements in these Official Rules.

 

  1. Rights to Entries: Participants in this Giveaway (if minor, his/her parent or legal guardian) agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions and agree that Hotels.com and the NBA Entities and their designees and assigns may use the participant’s name, voice, city/state of residence, photos, video or film clips, and/or other likeness for advertising and/or trade purposes and/or for any other purpose in any media or format now or hereafter known without further compensation (financial or otherwise), permission or notification.

 

  1. Prizes: Up to four (4) winners will each receive a two-night stay at The Conrad Atrium Room in New York City, New York for two (2) people, $1000 flight credit (in the form of a American Express gift card), $1000 room service credit (in the form of a American Express gift card), a video wake-up call, and two tickets (seats as determined by Sponsor) to the home opener of their team of choice for the 2021-22 NBA Season. Any prize details not specified above will be determined by Partner in its sole discretion. A prize may not be transferred and must be accepted as awarded. Partner will not replace any lost or stolen prizes or prize components. You may not request cash or a substitute prize; however, Partner reserves the right to substitute a prize with another prize of equal or greater value. The prize is subject to and a winner must abide by the Partner’s booking terms and conditions which are available on the site. Total Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of all prizes is $30,000 (individual prize ARV is $3,750).

 

  1. Selection: On Tuesday, August 2, Partner will randomly select four (4) winners to each receive the Prize. Partner will email the winner with instructions on how to claim the prize. A potential Prize winner must execute and return to Partner a declaration of eligibility, a liability release (which releases Partner, its respective parent company, subsidiaries, affiliates, and their respective officers, directors, employees, agents, representatives, successors and assigns and the NBA Entities (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from any and all liability in connection with this Sweepstakes and/or the awarding and use/misuse of the Prize or any portion thereof) and a publicity release within seventy-two (72) hours of date of issuance. If a potential Prize winner: (a) fails to return the properly executed Sweepstakes documents within the specified time; (b) cannot accept (or is unwilling to accept) the Prize (as awarded) for any reason; and/or (c) is determined to be in violation of these Official Rules (all as determined by the Partner in its sole and absolute discretion); then he/she may, in the sole and absolute discretion of the Partner, be disqualified (and, if disqualified, will forfeit all rights to the Prize) and the Partner reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion and time permitting, to randomly select an alternate eligible entrant from among the remaining eligible Entries submitted and received during the applicable Entry Period (in which case the foregoing provisions of this section shall apply to such newly selected potential Prize winner). Such newly selected potential winner will be notified by email within three (3) business days of the drawing, using the contact details provided by that person when entering the Sweepstakes. Only three (3) alternate entrants will be contacted for the prize. Except where prohibited, potential winner may be required to complete and return an affidavit of eligibility and liability/publicity release. Unclaimed prizes may not be awarded.

 

  1. General Conditions: In the event that the operation, security, or administration of the Sweepstakes is impaired in any way, Partner may, in its sole discretion, either: (a) suspend the Sweepstakes to address the impairment and then resume the Sweepstakes; or (b) award the prizes according to the criteria set forth above from among the eligible entries received up to the time of the impairment. Partner reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify and seek damages from any individual who tampers with the operation of the Sweepstakes, violates these Official Rules, or acts in a disruptive or unsportsmanlike manner. Partner’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision. Proof of sending any communication to Partner by mail shall not be deemed proof of receipt of that communication by Partner. The Sweepstakes is subject to federal, provincial, state, and local laws and regulations and is void in where prohibited. The Administrator and Partner reserve the exclusive right to substitute prizes, in whole or in part, of equal or greater monetary value if prizes cannot be awarded, in whole or in part, as described for any reason.

 

  1. Release and Limitations of Liability: Except where prohibited, by entering, you agree to release and hold harmless Partner, their parent, subsidiaries, affiliates, and each of their respective officers, directors, employees, and agents and the NBA Entities (the “Released Parties”) from and against any claim or cause of action arising out of participation in the Contest or receipt or use of any prize, including, but not limited to: (a) unauthorized human intervention in the Contest; (b) technical errors related to computers, servers, providers, or telephone or network lines; (c) printing errors; (d) lost, late, postage-due, misdirected, or undeliverable mail; (e) errors in the administration of the Sweepstakes or the processing of entries; or (g) injury or damage to persons or property. You further agree that in any cause of action, in no event shall the Released Parties be liable for attorney’s fees. You waive the right to claim any damages whatsoever, including, but not limited to, punitive, consequential, direct, or indirect damages.

 

  1. Collection and Use of Your Personal Information: Hotels.com may collect and process your personal information directly or through our agents or contractors. We will use your personal information as necessary in order to conduct and manage the Contest, and where we have a lawful basis to do so, to send marketing communications to you. We may disclose your personal information to our related companies, agents, and contractors to assist in conducting and managing this offer, communicating with you, or storing data. This may include disclosures to organizations outside the United States.

 

Please see our Privacy Statement (Privacy Statement) for more information about how we process your personal information and how you can exercise your rights.

 

  1. Disputes: Except where prohibited, you agree that any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, the Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate court located in Texas. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation, and enforceability of these Official Rules, your rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of the Partner in connection with the Contest, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of Texas, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of New York or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than Texas.

 

  1. Partner: The Sweepstakes is sponsored by Hotels.com, L.P., 5400 LBJ Freeway, Suite 500, Dallas, TX 75240.

 

  1. Results: To request a winners list, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to Administrator, Hotels.com No Trophy Case, 5400 LBJ Freeway Suite 500, Dallas, TX 75240. Requests must be received within four (4) weeks of the end of the Sweepstakes Period.