MICROSOFT ROCKSTAR ENERGY HORDE CHALLENGE SWEEPSTAKES

OFFICIAL RULES

  1. SPONSOR
    These Official Rules (“Rules”) govern the operation of the Microsoft Rockstar Energy Horde Challenge Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”). Microsoft Corporation, One Microsoft Way, Redmond, WA, 98052, USA, is the Sweepstakes sponsor (“Sponsor”). Rockstar Energy is a Sweepstakes party.

  2. DEFINITIONS
    In these Rules, "Microsoft", "we", "our", and "us" refer to Sponsor and “you” and "yourself" refers to a Sweepstakes participant, or the parent/legal guardian of any minor Sweepstakes entrant. By entering you (your parent/legal guardian if you are a minor) agree to be bound by these rules.

  3. ENTRY PERIOD
    The Sweepstakes starts at 12:01 a.m. Pacific Time (PT) on January 19, 2017, and ends at 11:59 p.m. PT on January 31, 2017 (“Entry Period”).

  4. ELIGIBILITY
    To enter, you must be a legal resident of the 50 United States (including the District of Columbia), The United Kingdom, or Canada (excluding Quebec), and be 18 years of age or older. Minors must have consent of a parent or legal guardian.

    You must have access to an Xbox One console, the game Gears of War 4, and be an Xbox Live Gold or Free member in good standing prior to January 19, 2017.

    Employees and directors of Microsoft Corporation and its subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising agencies, and Sweepstakes Parties are not eligible, nor are persons involved in the execution or administration of this promotion, or the family members of each above (parents, children, siblings, spouse/domestic partners, or individuals residing in the same household). Void in Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Sudan, and Syria and where prohibited. If you are an eligible resident of Canada (excluding Quebec) and are selected as a winner, you must pass a skill testing question administered by the sponsor.

  5. HOW TO ENTER
    No Purchase Necessary.

    You will receive one entry by playing Gears of War 4, while logged into your Xbox Live Account, on Horde mode and completing certain achievements.

    Entries are based on the number of Waves of Horde mode completed, limited to 1 gamertag per person. We are not responsible for excess, lost, late, or incomplete entries. If disputed, entries will be deemed submitted by the authorized account holder of the email address, social media account, or other method used to enter.

  6. WINNER SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION
    Pending confirmation of eligibility, potential prize winners will be selected by Microsoft or their Agent in a random drawing from among all eligible entries received within 14 days following the Entry Period.

    Winners will be notified via the contact information provided during entry no more than 1 days following the drawing with prize claim instructions, including submission deadlines. If a selected winner cannot be contacted, is ineligible, fails to claim a prize or fails to return any Forms, the selected winner will forfeit their prize and an alternate winner will be selected time allowing. If you are apotential winner and you are 18 or older, but are considered a minor in your place of legal residence, we may require your parent or legal guardian to sign all required forms on your behalf. Only three alternate winners will be selected, after which unclaimed prizes will remain unawarded.

  7. PRIZES
    The following prizes will be awarded:

     One (1) Grand Prize. A Prize Package consisting of the following items:

    A Jesse Hernandez custom painted Replica Chest Armor. Approximate Retail Value (ARV) $3,000.00.

    A Jesse Hernandez custom painted Mini Fridge. Approximate Retail Value (ARV) $500.00.

    A year's worth of Rockstar Energy Drinks (Twelve 24 pack cases of Rockstar Energy ). Approximate Retail Value (ARV) $480.00.

    The total Approximate Retail Value (ARV) of this Package is $3,980.

     

    Fifty (50) First Prizes. Each winner will receive:

    An Xbox.com Gift Card. Approximate Retail Value (ARV) $50.00.

     

    One Hundred Thousand (100,000) Second Prizes. Each winner will receive:

    A Gears of War 4 Rockstar Energy Gear Pack. Approximate Retail Value (ARV) $3.00.

     

    The ARV of electronic prizes is subject to price fluctuations in the consumer marketplace based on, among other things, any gap in time between the date the ARV is estimated for purposes of these Official Rules and the date the prize is awarded or redeemed. We will determine the value of the prize to be the fair market value at the time of prize award.

    The total Approximate Retail Value (ARV) of all prizes: $306,360

     

    We will only award six (6) prize(s) per person/company during the Entry Period. No more than the stated number of prizes will be awarded. No substitution, transfer, or assignment of prize permitted, except that Microsoft reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value in the event the offered prize is unavailable. Prizes will be sent no later than 28 days after winner selection. Prize winners may be required to complete and return prize claim and / or tax forms (“Forms”) within the deadline stated in the winner notification. Taxes on the prize, if any, are the sole responsibility of the winner, who is advised to seek independent counsel regarding the tax implications of accepting a prize. By accepting a prize, you agree that Microsoft may use your entry, name, image and hometown online and in print, or in any other media, in connection with this Sweepstakes without payment or compensation to you, except where prohibited by law.

  8. ODDS
    The odds of winning are based on the number of eligible entries received.

  9. GENERAL CONDITIONS AND RELEASE OF LIABILITY

    To the extent allowed by law, by entering you agree to release and hold harmless Microsoft and its respective parents, partners, subsidiaries, affiliates, employees and agents from any and all liability or any injury, loss or damage of any kind arising in connection with this Sweepstakes or any prize won.

    All local laws apply. The decisions of Microsoft are final and binding.

     

    We reserve the right to cancel, change or suspend this Sweepstakes for any reason, including cheating, technology failure, catastrophe, war or any other unforeseen or unexpected event that affects the integrity of this Sweepstakes, whether human or mechanical. If the integrity of the Sweepstakes cannot be restored, we may select winners from among all eligible entries received before we had to cancel, change or suspend the Sweepstakes. Rules violators will be prosecuted to the full extent of the law and may be banned from participation in Microsoft Sweepstakes. 

  10. USE OF YOUR ENTRY

    Personal data which you provide when you enter may be used for future Microsoft marketing activity if you indicate your consent on the entry form (if applicable). Your personal data will be used in accordance with the Microsoft Privacy Statement which is available at https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=521839. Otherwise your personal data provided when you enter the contest will be used by Microsoft and agents acting on Microsoft’s behalf only for the operation of this promotion.

  11. GOVERNING LAW

    This Sweepstakes will be governed by the laws of the State of Washington, and you consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the courts of the State of Washington for any disputes arising out of this Sweepstakes.  

  12. WINNERS LIST

    Please contact http://support.xbox.com with the subject line “Rockstar Energy Horde Challenge winners” within 30 days of January 31, 2017 to receive a list of winners that received a prize worth $25.00 or more.