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Special Olympics Unified Relay Across America

WWE Universe, join us and reach up to win a trip to WrestleMania 32!

WWE is proud to support the 2015 Special Olympics World Games and the Unified Relay Across America.

You can join Team WWE to help raise funds and awareness for Special Olympics by running, walking or biking in person or "virtually" across the United States as part of Special Olympics' Unified Relay Across America. This historic event will feature three simultaneous routes across the U.S., traveling from the east coast to the west coast, beginning on Tuesday, May 26, to Friday, July 10, leading up to the Special Olympics World Games in Los Angeles.

You can carry the torch and help Special Olympics break down barriers for those with intellectual disabilities, celebrate differences and build unified communities in the spirit of respect and inclusion.

There are a few ways to join Team WWE:

  1. You can create your own team to walk, jog, run, roll, or cycle in person:  http://www.unifiedrelay.org/ (When you register select Team Type - WWE)
  2. If you are unable to join an in-person team, or if the Unified Relay is not in your area, you can still participate by making a donation (When you donate, under company write - WWE)
  3. Spread the word on your social media accounts and invite people to donate! Join Team WWE and support @SpecialOlympics for a chance to attend #WM32. Sign up unifiedrelay.org/wwe  #URWWE.

The Top Team WWE Fundraiser wins a trip for two to WrestleMania 32 in Dallas on April 3, 2016.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SPECIAL OLYMPICS UNIFIED RELAY ACROSS AMERICA

TEAM WWE FUNDRAISING CHALLENGE

OFFICIAL RULES

OPEN TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES, D.C. (i) REGISTERED PARTICIPANTS IN THE UNIFIED RELAY ACROSS AMERICA FROM MONDAY, APRIL 27, 2015 TO JULY  10, 2015 (THE “EVENT”); (ii) MEMBERS OF “TEAM WWE” AT THE EVENT; AND (iii) AT LEAST EIGHTEEN (18) YEARS OF AGE AT THE TIME HE OR SHE REGISTERS FOR THE EVENT.  VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.

ELIGIBILITY:  The UNIFIED RELAY ACROSS AMERICA WWE Fundraising Challenge (the “Contest”) is open only to legal residents of the United States, and D.C. who meet the above eligibility requirements.   Employees, officers and directors of Special Olympics Internations (“Special Olympics” or “Sponsor”), World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. (“WWE”), and their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates (i.e., entities controlling, controlled by or under common control with, any of the foregoing entities), promotion and advertising agencies and anyone involved in the Contest’s development or execution, the immediate family members (meaning spouses, parents, siblings, children and their respective spouses) and members of the households of such employees, officers and directors and performing talent are not eligible.  By taking part in this Contest, participants agree to be bound by these Official Rules.  Sponsor reserves the right to permanently disqualify from this Contest any person it believes has intentionally violated these Rules.  Contest subject to all federal, state and local rules.  VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.

CONTEST PERIOD:  The Contest begins at 12:00:00 a.m. (ET) on April 27, 2015 and ends at 7:30:00 p.m. on July 10, 2015 (the “Fundraising Period”)

HOW TO ENTER AND SELECTION OF WINNERS:  To participate in the Contest you must: (i) register to be a participant at the Event by going to unifiedrelay.org/WWE; and (ii) follow the instruction on that site to become a member of Team WWE.  Once you are registered for the Event and a member of Team WWE (hereinafter, a “Participant”) you will be provided access to a dedicated fundraising website (the “Site”) and instructions regarding how to solicit charitable donations during the Fund Raising Period to support Team WWE’s fundraising efforts for the Event.  Subject to verification, the one (1) Participantwho raise the most money for Team WWE will be awared a Grand Prize.  In the event there is a tie among Participants as to the amount raised, the Participant to who reached the tied fundraising amount first will be deemed to have placed in a higher position than the Participant with whom he or she tied.  The sole determinant of time for the purposes of deterimining such time will be the Site’s server machine(s).

Sponsor reserves the right to not award some or all Grand Prizes, in its sole discretion, if there are not a sufficient number of eligible and qualified Participants. Sponsor’s decisions are final and binding on all matters.

Sponsor will determine the top one (1) fundraising Participants upon the close of the Fundraising Period and will notify potential Winners on or around June 10, 2015.  Potential Winners will be notified by a email.  WINNERS MUST BE PRESENT AT THE EVENT AT THE TIME AND LOCATION SPECIFIED BY SPONSOR TO BE AWARDED A GRAND PRIZE. 

Winners may be required to sign and return an affidavit of eligibility, a liability release, and, where lawful, a publicity release, at the time of award or the Grand Prize will be forfeited.  Sponsor reserves the right to request proof of residency and age, and a Winner will be deemed to have forfeited the prize if Sponsor, in its discretion, finds that the proof is unsatisfactory.  If a selected Grand Prize winner is not present at the Event, is found to be not in compliance with these Official Rules, or fails to timely return the requisite documents, the Grand Prize will be forfeited and, at Sponsor’s discretion, awarded to the next highest fundraising Participant, subject to confirmation in accordance with these Official Rules. 

GRAND PRIZE:  One (1) Grand Prize Winner will  receive a trip for Grand Prize Winner and one (1) guest to WrestleMania 32 scheduled to take place on April 3, 2016 at AT&T Stadium in Dallas, Texas (the “Event”).  The Grand Prize trip consists of roundtrip coach class air transportation for the winner and one (1) guest from the major U.S. gateway airport nearest winner’s home to a Dallas metropolitan area airport; two (2) nights’ hotel accommodations (one (1) standard room, double occupancy); and two (2) tickets to WrestleMania 32 (seating location subject to WWE’s discretion).  

Approximate retail value (“ARV”) of Grand Prize: $2,500 USD.  Actual value may vary depending on airport of departure.  Any difference between the actual value of the prize and the approximate retail value set forth in these Official Rules may not be claimed and will not be awarded. 

Sponsor reserves the right to substitute ground transportation for air transportation in the event Grand Prize Winner resides within one hundred fifty (150) miles of Dallas, Texas.  Grand Prize Winner is solely responsible for all expenses and incidental travel costs not expressly stated in the prize description herein, including but not limited to taxes, including but not limited to, any applicable sales and income taxes, insurance, ground transportation (except as expressly provided for above), tolls, gasoline, parking, meals and beverages, gratuities, travel upgrades, baggage fees, concession items, souvenirs and personal incidentals and any other expenses not specified herein. 

Grand Prize Winner and his/her guest must take air travel on same itinerary and must travel on dates specified by WWE.  Lost or stolen tickets, travel vouchers or certificates will not be replaced.  Once booked, no change, extension, or substitution of trip dates is permitted, except by WWE in its sole discretion.  If  Grand Prize Winner is from a jurisdiction that deems him/her to be a minor, he/she must be accompanied during all aspects of the Grand Prize trip by his/her parent/legal guardian, and such person must pay his/her own expenses unless deemed to be the allotted guest.  If Grand Prize Winner is at least twenty-one (21) years old, the Grand Prize Winner may be accompanied during the Grand Prize trip by a guest who is under the age of majority if: (a) the parent or legal guardian of the guest has executed an Authorization Form, giving consent, a Liability Release and, where legal, a Publicity Release, on the guest’s behalf; and (b) WWE, in its sole discretion, has granted its approval. In all cases, Grand Prize Winner’s guest or the parent/legal guardian of any guest who is a minor in his or her state, province or territory of residence will be required to sign a Liability and Publicity Release (except where prohibited by law).  WWE reserves the right to request proof of guest’s age, parenthood or guardianship, and Grand Prize Winner will be deemed to have forfeited the Grand Prize if WWE, in its sole discretion, finds that the proof is unsatisfactory. 

Grand Prize may not be substituted, transferred or redeemed for cash, except by WWE, who reserves the right to substitute similar prize of comparable or greater value in its sole discretion.

All expenses not specified in these Official Rules, including, without limitation, taxes, insurance, transportation, spending money, beverages, food and merchandise at the Event and all other personal and incidental costs are solely Grand Prize Winner’s responsibility.

Neither Sponsor nor WWE is responsible if the Event is delayed, postponed or cancelled for any reason.  In the event of either or both of the foregoing, the Grand Prize will be forfeited in their entirety and no substitution will be provided except in Sponsor’s sole discretion.  

GENERAL CONDITIONS:  Participants agree to be bound by the terms of these Official Rules and decisions of Sponsor which are final and binding on all matters relating to this Contest.  All federal, state and local taxes are solely the responsibility of winners.  By entering, participants release and hold harmless Sponsor, WWE and their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, representatives, promotion, advertising agencies, prize suppliers and all others associated with the development or execution of this Contest, and each of their respective directors, officers, employees, agents and affiliates (the “Releasees”) from any and all liability or any injuries, loss or damage of any kind arising from or in connection with participation in this Contest or acceptance, misuse, nonuse or use of any prize or parts thereof (including activity related thereto), including, without limitation, liability for death, personal injury, damage or loss of any kind, and from liability to any other persons relating to or resulting from entering or participating in this Contest.  The Releasees do not make any warranty, representation or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to the use of any prize, including, without limitation, quality, merchantability, and fitness for a particular purpose.  Further, no responsibilities are accepted for any additional expenses, omissions, delays, re-routing, or acts of any government or authority.  Sponsor reserves the right to modify this Contest in any way it deems necessary or appropriate.  Entry constitutes permission for Sponsor and WWE and their respective designees to use Prize Winner’s name, likeness, performance, hometown and state for advertising and promotional purposes in any and all media at the discretion of Sponsor or WWE, as the case may be, without additional authorization, notice or compensation unless prohibited by law.

DATA COLLECTION:  Sponsor collects personal information from you when you enter the Contest.  See Sponsor’s privacy policy at http://www.specialolympics.org/Common/Privacy_Policy.aspx for information about how personal information may be used. 

LIST OF WINNERS:  For a list of prize winners, available after July 10, 2015, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope (Vermont residents may omit return postage) to: WWE Community Relations Re: Team WWE Fundraising Challenge., 1241 E. Main Street, Stamford, CT 06902.  Requests must be received by July 31, 2015.

MISCELLANEOUS:  Any claims arising out of the Contest shall be governed solely by United States law and may be brought only in a federal or state court located in Conneticut.  If any provisions of these Rules are held to be invalid or unenforceable, all remaining provisions hereof will remain in full force and effect.

SPONSOR: This Contest is sponsored by WWE, 1241 E. Main Street, Stamford, CT 06902

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