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Ben 10 omniverse Unlock the omnitrix Sweepstakes


Official Rules

NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.

ELIGIBILITY: The Ben 10 Omniverse Unlock the Omnitrix Sweepstakes (the "Sweepstakes") is open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia and Canada (excluding residents of Quebec, Maine, Puerto Rico, and all other U.S. territories and possessions) who are between 4 and 17 years of age as of the date of entry. Eligible minors must obtain their parent or legal guardians' permission prior to participating. Employees of Bandai America Incorporated ("Sponsor"), The Regan Group, Cartoon Network, and their respective parents, subsidiaries, retailers, affiliates, promotion and advertising agencies (collectively, the "Sweepstakes Entities") and members of their immediate family (spouse, mother, father, sister, brother, ward, daughter or son and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and persons living in the same household of such employees, whether or not related, are not eligible to enter or win. Void in Quebec, Maine, Puerto Rico, and all other U.S. territories and possessions and where prohibited by law. By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are binding and final on matters relating to this Sweepstakes. Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state, provincial and local laws.

SWEEPSTAKES PERIOD: The Sweepstakes begins at 12:00 a.m. Pacific Time ("PT") on October 1, 2012 and ends at 11:59 p.m. PT on January 31, 2013 ("Sweepstakes Period"). The Sweepstakes will be divided into nine (9) bi-weekly entry periods, as outlined in the chart below (each, an "Entry Period").

Entry Period Begins 12:00 a.m. PT on: Ends 11:59 p.m. PT on: Random drawing conducted on or about:
1 October 1, 2012 October 5, 2012 October 10, 2012
2 October 6, 2012 October 19, 2012 October 24, 2012
3 October 20, 2012 November 2, 2012 November 7, 2012
4 November 3, 2012 November 16, 2012 November 21, 2012
5 November 17, 2012 November 30, 2012 December 5, 2012
6 December 1, 2012 December 14, 2012 December 16, 2012
7 December 15, 2012 December 28, 2012 January 2, 2012
8 December 29, 2012 January 11, 2013 January 16, 2013
9 January 12, 2013 January 31, 2013 February 5, 2013

HOW TO ENTER: During the Sweepstakes Period, visit http://www.bandai.com/ben10omniverse/promotion and click the Unlock the Omnitrix link. Then, follow the directions provided to complete the registration form. Once registered, guess the secret code to receive one (1) participatory entry. Secret code guess does not need to be correct to receive an entry. Limit of one (1) participatory entry per person per hour using only one (1) email address throughout the Sweepstakes Period. To receive five (5) bonus entries: Registered individuals that have purchased a Ben 10 Omniverse toy can visit http://www.bandai.com/ben10omniverse/promotion and follow the instructions provided to view the 3D augmented reality experience by entering the UPC Code on the toy package and scanning the toy package with their webcam to receive five (5) bonus entries.

To receive a total of six (6) entries per day (one participatory and five bonus entries) without purchasing a toy or entering online: On a 3" x 5" piece of paper, hand-print your name, complete address, daytime and evening telephone numbers (area code included), and date-of-birth, and mail entry in a properly stamped #10 envelope to: Ben 10 Omniverse Unlock the Omnitrix Sweepstakes Entry, 4895 West 147th St, Hawthorne, CA 90250. mail-in entries must be postmarked by the Entry Period end date specified in the chart above to be eligible for the applicable Entry Period. Limit of five (5) bonus entries per person per day using only one (1) email address and/or household address throughout the Sweepstakes Period, regardless of method of obtaining bonus entries.

Additional entries received from any person, e-mail address, or household in excess of a total of six (6) entries per day received from that person, email address, or household will be void. All mail-in entries must be mailed in separately. Entries generated by script, macro or other automated or mechanical means or means which subvert the entry process will be void. All entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned. In the event of a dispute regarding entries received from multiple users having the same e-mail account, the authorized subscriber of the e-mail account at the time of entry will be deemed to be the entrant and must comply with these Official Rules. An authorized account subscriber is the natural person who is assigned the e-mail address by the Internet Service Provider (ISP), on-line service provider, or other organization responsible for assigning e-mail addresses. Online collection of entrant's information will be in accordance with the privacy policy posted on www.bandai.com. If you do not agree to the privacy policy, do not use the website to enter the sweepstakes (or otherwise).

WINNER DETERMINATION: Potential winners for each Entry Period will be selected in random drawings held on or about the dates specified in the chart above from among all eligible entries received for each applicable Entry Period. One (1) potential Grand Prize winner will be selected in a random drawing on or about February 7, 2013 from among all eligible entries received throughout the Sweepstakes Period. Non-winning eligible entries from one Entry Period drawing will not carry over to subsequent Entry Period drawings, however, all eligible entries received throughout the Sweepstakes Period will be included in the Grand Prize drawing. Odds of winning an Entry Period Prize depend on the number of eligible entries received for each Entry Period. Odds of winning the Grand Prize depend on the number of eligible entries received throughout the Sweepstakes Period.

WINNER NOTIFICATION: Potential winners will be notified by telephone, mail and/or email and potential Grand Prize winner will also be sent an Affidavit or Declaration of Eligibility, Liability and Publicity Release (unless prohibited by law), which must be completed and returned within seven (7) days of date of issuance. Return of prize notification as undeliverable, failure to sign and return requested documentation by date specified, Sponsor's inability to contact a potential winner within a reasonable time period, a potential winner's declination of the prize, or noncompliance with these Official Rules by potential winner will result in disqualification and another potential winner will be randomly selected for the applicable drawing. If a potential winner is a Canadian resident, he/she must correctly answer a time-limited mathematical skill-testing question administered by the Sponsor without assistance or mechanical or electronic aid in order to receive the applicable prize. If a potential winner is an eligible minor in his/her jurisdiction of residence, prize may be awarded in the name of his/her parent or legal guardian who will be responsible for fulfilling all requirements imposed on winner set forth herein.

GRAND PRIZE (1): A trip for Grand Prize winner and up to three (3) guests to the Bahamas. Trip consists of round-trip, coach class air transportation for Grand Prize winner and up to three (3) guest(s) from a major U.S. gateway airport nearest Grand Prize winner's residence to the Bahamas, four (4) days, three (3) nights standard hotel accommodations at Atlantis Paradise Island, Bahamas (two (2) rooms, double occupancy), a shallow water dolphin interaction activity for Grand Prize winner and guest(s), and round-trip limousine ground transportation to/from airport/hotel. Approximate Retail Value ("ARV"): $5,200. Actual value of Grand Prize may vary based on point of departure. Any difference between stated ARV of Grand Prize and the actual value will not be awarded. Grand Prize winner and any guests must comply with all venue rules and regulations. Failure to do so may result in forfeiture of such portion of prize. Trip must be taken on dates specified by Sponsor or prize will be forfeited and Sponsor will have no further obligation to such winner. Sponsor reserves right to change dates. Grand Prize winner and guest(s) must travel together on the same itinerary and are responsible for obtaining all required travel documents (including, but not limited to passports and visas). Guest(s) must be of legal age of majority in his/her jurisdiction of residence (and at least 18), unless a child or legal ward of Grand Prize winner and must sign a liability/publicity release prior to issuance of travel documents. If a guest is a child or legal ward of Grand Prize winner, Grand Prize winner must sign and return release on behalf of such child or legal ward. Travel must be made through Sponsor's agent, on a carrier of Sponsor's choice.

FIRST PRIZES (9) (One (1) per Entry Period): Ben 10 Omniverse toy pack to include one (1) Mini Figure (2 pack) (Asst. #32430), one (1) Basic Figure (Asst. #32340), one (1) Vinyl Figure (Asst. #32290), one (1) Basic Vehicle (Asst. #32395), one (1) Basic Tech Gear (Asst. #32420), one (1) Deluxe Omnitrix (Asst. #32410), and one (1) Basic Play Set (Asst. #32360). ARV: $93.93 each.

PRIZE CONDITIONS: Prizes cannot be substituted, assigned or transferred or redeemed for cash, but Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to substitute a prize with one of comparable or greater value. Winners are responsible for all applicable federal, state, provincial and local taxes, if any, as well as any other costs and expenses associated with prize acceptance and use not specified herein as being provided including if the Grand Prize winner, any additional ground transportation, luggage fees, meals, souvenirs, and gratuities. All prize details are at Sponsor's sole discretion.

GENERAL CONDITIONS: By participating, each entrant agrees: (a) to abide by these Official Rules and decisions of Sponsor and independent judging agency, which shall be final and binding in all respects relating to this Sweepstakes; (b) to release, discharge and hold harmless Sponsor, The Regan Group, and their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, retailers, and advertising and promotion agencies, and the respective officers, directors, shareholders, employees, agents and representatives of the forgoing (collectively, "Released Parties") and their respective affiliates from any and all injuries, liability, losses and damages of any kind to persons, including death, or property damage resulting, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from participation in the Sweepstakes or any Sweepstakes-related activity or the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of any awarded prize (including any travel/activity related thereto). In addition, winners agree to the use of his/her name, photograph, entry, or likeness for programming, advertising, publicity and promotional purposes in any and all media, now or hereafter known, worldwide and on the Internet, and in perpetuity by Sponsor and its designees, without compensation (unless prohibited by law) or additional consents from entrant or any third party and without prior notice, approval or inspection, and to execute specific consent to such use if asked to do so.

MISCELLANEOUS: Released Parties are not responsible for late, lost, damaged, inaccurate, delayed, garbled, misdirected, incomplete, postage-due mail, undeliverable, destroyed or stolen entries, bonus entries or UPC codes; or for lost, interrupted or unavailable network, server, Internet Service Provider (ISP), website, or other connections, availability or accessibility or miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, telephone or cable transmissions, lines, or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties, or other errors or difficulties of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic, computer, network, typographical, printing or otherwise relating to or in connection with the Sweepstakes, including, without limitation, errors or difficulties which may occur in connection with the administration of the Sweepstakes, the processing of entries or bonus entries, errors inputting UPC codes, the announcement of the prizes, or in any Sweepstakes-related materials. Released Parties are also not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by site users, tampering, hacking, or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes. Released Parties are not responsible for injury or damage to any person's computer related to or resulting from participating in this Sweepstakes or downloading materials from or use of the website. Persons who tamper with or abuse any aspect of the Sweepstakes or website, who act in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner or who are in violation of these Official Rules, as solely determined by Sponsor, will be disqualified and all associated Entries will be void. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE FAN PAGE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE IN VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK ANY AND ALL REMEDIES AVAILABLE FROM ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW, INCLUDING CRIMINAL PROSECUTION. Should any portion of the Sweepstakes be, in Sponsor's sole opinion, compromised by virus, worms, bugs, non-authorized human intervention or other causes which, in the sole opinion of the Sponsor, corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play, or submission of entries, or if Sweepstakes is unable to run as planned for any other reason, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to suspend, modify or terminate the Sweepstakes and, if terminated, at its discretion, select the potential winner(s) for the drawing(s) at issue from all eligible, non-suspect entries received for the applicable drawing(s) prior to termination.

ARBITRATION: Except where prohibited by law, as a condition of participating in this Sweepstakes, Entrant agrees that (1) any and all disputes and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, or any awards provided, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by final and binding arbitration under the rules of the American Arbitration Association and held at a AAA regional office nearest the Sponsor; (2) the Federal Arbitration Act shall govern the interpretation, enforcement and all proceedings at such arbitration; and (3) judgment upon such arbitration award may be entered in any court having jurisdiction. Under no circumstances will Entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and Entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental or consequential damages, or any other damages, including attorneys' fees, other than Entrant's actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e., costs associated with participating in this Sweepstakes), and Entrant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.

CHOICE OF LAW: All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of Entrant and Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the substantive laws of the State of California, USA.

REQUEST FOR WINNER'S NAMES: For the names of the winners (available after March 5, 2013), send a self-addressed stamped envelope (Vermont residents may omit return postage) to: Ben 10 Omniverse Unlock the Omnitrix Sweepstakes Winners, 4895 W. 147th Street, Hawthorne, CA 90250, for receipt no later than April 5, 2013.

SPONSOR: Bandai America Incorporated, 5551 Katella Avenue, Cypress, CA 90630.