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THE NUMBERS ACADEMY AWARDS CONTEST OFFICIAL RULES
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ENTER OR WIN. CONTEST IS OPEN ONLY TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES WHO
ARE 18 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER. Your participation in The Numbers Academy Awards
Contest (the "Contest") constitutes your full and unconditional agreement to
and acceptance of these Official Rules. The Contest begins at 7:00:01 p.m.
Pacific Standard Time ("PST"), February 6, 2012 and ends at
11:59:59 a.m. PST, February 26, 2012 ("Contest Period").
The Contest is sponsored by Nash Information Services, LLC, doing business as The Numbers ("The Numbers").
Eligibility: The Contest is open only to
natural persons who are legal residents of the 50 United States (including the District of Columbia) ("US") for the
duration of the Contest Period. You must also be at least 18 years old in order to participate.
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employees, are not eligible to participate in the Contest.
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website in the event that you are a winner.
How to Enter:
Online: Access The NUMBERS ACADEMY AWARDS CONTEST website at
complete the ballot form per the stated requirements and submit the form.
Entries must be received by 11:59:59 a.m. PST, February 26, 2012.
All entries become the exclusive property of The
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automatic, or programmed entries, or any entries submitted by agencies, other
third parties, or through other unapproved methods are void. One entry per
registered user of The Numbers. If there are multiple entries for a user, then
only the first entry will be accepted; however, you may update your entry
during the Contest Period. In the event of a dispute over the identity of the
entrant, the entry will be deemed submitted by the holder of the e-mail
The Numbers is not responsible for any computer, online, telephone, or technical malfunctions that
affect entry submission.
Description of Grand Prize:
One (1) selected winner will receive: Nine (9) DVD or Blu-ray discs, at the winner's choice, of the movies that
have been nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2012.
Approximate Retail Value (ARV) of Grand Prize: U.S. $150-$250.
Description of Second Place Prize:
One (1) selected winner may choose and will receive: Two (2) DVD or Blu-ray discs, at the winner's choice, of the
winning movies in the Best Picture and Best Animated Feature Film categories.
Approximate Retail Value (ARV) of Second Place Prize: US $30-$50.
No alternative prize, cash, or other substitution is permitted except by The Numbers,
which reserves the right to award a prize of equal or greater value if the advertised prize is
Prize will be shipped two (2) to four (4) weeks from stipulated
validation of winner and availability of the titles on DVD or Blu-ray.
Odds: Odds of winning the Grand Prize,
Second Place Prize and Runners-up Prizes depend on the number of eligible
entries received, the number of Correct Choices (defined below) on your
submission form, and how early in the Contest Period you submit your ballot
(see Selection of Winner).
Selection of Winner:
Potential winner will be determined by the number of choices on the ballot that
correspond to the Academy Awards given out during the Academy Awards ceremony
on February 26, 2012 (each, a Correct Choice). The
participant who submits a ballot with the most Correct Choices will be the
potential winner of the Grand Prize; the participant who submits a ballot with
the second most Correct Choices will be the potential winner of the Second
Place Prize. Other participants may receive Runners-up Prizes at the discretion
of The Numbers (provided; that Runners-up Prizes will also be given out
according to the number of Correct Choices on the submitted ballot). In the
event of a tie, the participant whose ballot is received at the earliest date
and time during the Contest Period shall be the potential winner of the
relevant prize. The potential winner will be notified by e-mail or first class
mail within fifteen (15) days of the Academy Awards ceremony. The potential winner
will have ten (10) days from notification to accept the prize by e-mail or by U.S. mail by writing to the address
specified in the notification.
Requirements of Winner:
Potential winners of prizes may be required to sign and return a release of liability and
declaration of eligibility within seven (7) days of acknowledged notification.
By accepting and/or using a prize, the winner agrees to the use of his/her name
or a designated pseudonym
and state of residence on The Numbers website. If a selected potential winner
cannot be contacted, is ineligible, fails to claim a prize, or fails to timely
return the completed and executed declaration and releases as required, the prize
may be forfeited and an alternate potential winner selected. In the event of a
dispute regarding who submitted an online entry, the entry will be deemed submitted
by the authorized account holder of the e-mail account. The Numbers reserves
the right to request proof that the potential winner is the authorized account
holder of the email account.
General Terms and Conditions:
By entering, you agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of The
Numbers, which shall be final. The Numbers reserves the right to disqualify any
person or e-mail address that The Numbers determines to be in violation of any
term contained in these Official Rules. The Numbers and the employees, agents
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malfunctions, failures, interruptions or difficulties of any kind; (iii)
failed, incomplete, garbled, or delayed computer transmissions; (iv) any
condition caused by events beyond the control of The Numbers that may cause the
Contest to be disrupted or corrupted; (v) any injuries, losses, or damages of
any kind arising in connection with or as a result of the prize, or acceptance,
possession, or use of the prize, or from participation in the Contest or
arising from the participant's access to and use of the Internet site to the
extent permitted by law; or (vi) any printing or typographical errors in any
materials associated with the Contest. The Numbers reserves the right, in its
sole discretion, to suspend or cancel Contest at any time if a computer virus,
bug, worms, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud or other technical
problem corrupts the administration, security, or proper play of the Contest.
In the event of such cancellation, The Numbers reserves the right to award
prize in a random drawing from all entries received prior to the time of
This Contest is governed by the laws of the United States and the State of California.
Winners List and Official Rules:
A list of winners will be posted on The Numbers web site, www.the-numbers.com, at the conclusion of the Contest.
To obtain the winner
list (after conclusion of contest) or a copy of these Official Rules, you may
print this page and the page on which the list of winners is posted.