NESN’s 2019 Game Day Ballpark Experience Giveaway


NESN’s 2019 Game Day Ballpark Experience Giveaway (the “Sweepstakes”) is open to all legal residents of Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island or Vermont, who are 18 years of age or older as of Friday, September 28, 2018. Employees of New England Sports Network (“Sponsor”), its respective divisions, affiliates, parent companies, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies (including immediate family members or those living in the same household of each) are not eligible to enter the Sweepstakes.

A complete entry into the Sweepstakes will require 2 text messages. First text the keyword ‘Fenway’ to 536-536. Second, follow the prompt to enter your home 5-digit zip code to complete your entry. Standard text messaging and data rates may apply. To be eligible, entries must be received between 7:00 PM Eastern Time (“ET”) on Friday, September 28, 2018 and 11:59 PM Eastern Standard Time (“EST”) Sunday, September 30, 2018. Only one (1) entry will be accepted per person/phone number. Duplicate entries will be disqualified. All entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned. Entry materials/data that have been tampered with or altered, or mass entries or entries generated by scripts, macro or use of automated devices are void.

One (1) potential grand prize winner will be determined in a random drawing on or around Monday, October 1, 2018 after entries have closed. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received. Decisions of Sponsor regarding the Sweepstakes are final.

One (1) grand prize winner will receive NESN’s 2019 Game Day Ballpark Experience for two (2) on Tuesday, April 23, 2019 to include: a tour of the ballpark, a chance to meet the NESN announcers in the broadcast booth, and a chance to watch batting practice from the field. Winner will be responsible for all expenses not specifically included herein, including but not limited to transportation to the ballpark, parking and all applicable federal, state and local taxes. Prize is non-transferable and no substitution by winners or cash equivalent is allowed. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute the prize for one of equal or greater value. Retail value of the grand prize is $300.

The potential grand prize winner will be notified by a text message and/or phone call on or around Monday, October 1, 2018 and given instructions on how to claim the prize. The potential grand prize winner will be required to sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility, Liability and Publicity Release within five (5) business days of notification or prize will be forfeited and awarded to an alternate winner. If text or phone call is undeliverable for any reason, an alternate winner will be selected by Sponsor.

This Sweepstakes is void outside of Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont and where prohibited or restricted by law and subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. This Sweepstakes will be governed by the internal laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. By entering, entrants agree to comply with these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are binding and final, and release Sponsor and each of its respective divisions, affiliates, parent companies, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies and anyone associated with the production of this Sweepstakes, and their respective directors, officers, employees and agents from any and all liability for any claims, injuries, losses or damages (including attorney’s fees) of any kind arising out of their participation in this Sweepstakes or resulting from acceptance, possession, receipt, use or misuse of any prize, and entrants agree that these entities are in no matter responsible for any warranty, representation or guarantee, expressed or implied, in fact or in law, relating to the Sweepstakes and/or the awarding of any prize. Notwithstanding the foregoing, in the event that the preceding release is determined by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid or void for any reason, the entrant agrees that, by entering the Sweepstakes, (i) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or in connection with the Sweepstakes, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved individually without resort to any form of class action; (ii) any claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering the Sweepstakes, but in no event attorney’s fees; and (iii) under no circumstances will any entrant be permitted to obtain any award for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental or consequential damages and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased and any other damages, other than damages for actual out-of-pocket expenses. The potential prize winner waives the right to assert as a cost of winning the prize any and all costs of verification and redemption or travel to redeem said prize and waives any liability or claims (including attorney’s fees) which might arise from redeeming or seeking to redeem said prize. In the event of non-compliance with these Official Rules, or if prize notification is returned to Sponsor as undeliverable, if prize is refused or cannot be accepted for any reason, the prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner will be selected in a random drawing. Upon forfeiture, no compensation will be given. Acceptance of prize constitutes permission, to use the winner’s name, photograph, likeness and/or statements attributed to winner regarding Sweepstakes, for advertising and publicity purposes without further compensation or consent.

It is the entrant’s responsibility to enter in the appropriate manner. Each entrant is responsible for all costs or charges involved in sending the text messages and warrants that the cost of sending such messages, if any, is part of a larger agreement with a phone service provider or some other means, and that the cost of this access is not an incremental cost. If for any reason the text messaging service of the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process, and to cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend the Sweepstakes. Should the Sweepstakes be terminated prior to September 30, 2018, finalists will be drawn from eligible entries received up to the time of cancellation. Sponsor assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communication line failure, theft, or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of entries. Sponsor is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunctions of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, services or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any text or entry to be received due to technical problems or traffic congestion, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to entrant’s or any other person’s phone or computer related to or resulting from participation or downloading of any material in this Sweepstakes. CAUTION: Any attempt by an entrant to deliberately damage or undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes is a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, sponsors reserve the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. In the event of a dispute, entries made by phone will be declared made by the authorized account holder of the phone number submitted at time of entry. “Authorized account holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an phone number by an phone service provider, that is responsible for assigning phone numbers.

To obtain the name of the winner, mail a stamped, self-addressed envelope (to arrive by October 30, 2018) to: NESN’s 2019 Game Day Ballpark Experience Giveaway, 480 Arsenal Way, Building #1, Watertown, MA 02472.

Any questions regarding privacy matters should be directed to the address set out below. Please refer to the Sponsor’s privacy policy on for important information regarding the collection, use and disclosure of personal information by Sponsor.

The failure to comply with any provision of these Official Rules due to an act of god, hurricane, war, terrorism, fire, riot, earthquake, actions of governmental authorities outside the control of Sponsor or other force majeure event shall not be considered a break of the Official Rules.

New England Sports Network, 480 Arsenal Way, Building #1, Watertown, MA 02472

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