By CrabClaw @ August 2, 2012 at 7:01am
Blacklight: Retribution – 30 Days of Fight Sweepstakes PROmotion
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCE OF WINNING.
PROMOTION DESCRIPTION: The Blacklight: Retribution – 30 Days of Fight Sweepstakes Promotion (the “Promotion”) begins on August 16, 2012 at 12:00:00 a.m. Pacific Daylight Time (“PDT”) and ends on September 14, 2012 at 11:59:59 p.m. PDT (the “Promotion Period”). The Promotion is comprised of daily drawings conducted throughout the Promotion Period as more fully described below. Entry into the Promotion does not constitute entry into any other promotion, contest, or sweepstakes. By participating in the Promotion, each entrant (and his/her parent/legal guardian on his/her behalf if the entrant is under the legal age of majority in his/her jurisdiction of residence) unconditionally accepts and agrees to comply with and abide by these Official Rules and the decisions of Perfect World Entertainment Inc., 101 Redwood Shores Parkway, Suite 400, Redwood City, CA 94065 (“Sponsor”), which shall be final and binding in all respects related to this Promotion.
ELIGIBILITY: Open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States of America, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Canada (excluding residents of Québec), and the United Kingdom, who are thirteen (13) years old or older, and who are registered Blacklight Retribution users as of time of entry. If entrant is under the legal age of majority, his/her parent/legal guardian must read and agree to these Official Rules on behalf of entrant. Officers, directors, and employees of Sponsor and its parent, subsidiaries, affiliates, distributors, retailers, sales representatives, advertising and promotion agencies (all such individuals and entities referred to collectively, the “Promotion Entities”), and each of their immediate family members and/or people living in the same household, whether related or not, are NOT eligible to enter the Promotion or win a prize. For the purpose of this Promotion, immediate family members are defined as a spouse, partner, mother, father, legal guardian, in-laws, grandmother, grandfather, brother, sister, children and grandchildren. This Promotion is void where prohibited.
DAILY SWEEPSTAKES: Each day during the Promotion Period, meaning the 24 hour period running from 12:00:00 a.m. PDT to 11:59:59 p.m. PDT, is a “Daily Sweepstakes Period.” On or about 9:00 a.m. PDT on the day following each Daily Sweepstakes Period, except for the last drawing which will take place on or about September 24, 2012 at 9:00 a.m. PDT, one (1) eligible winner will be selected from among all eligible entries received during that Daily Sweepstakes Period (each a “Daily Sweepstakes”). Entries from one Daily Sweepstakes Period will not carry over to later Daily Sweepstakes Periods.
HOW TO ENTER: To be entered for a chance to win a Daily Sweepstakes, each entrant must: (a) login to their account on Blacklight: Retribution at http://www.perfectworld.com (the “Website”); (b) register for the Promotion, providing all required information at the Website, and (c) complete one (1) match in Blacklight: Retribution (the “Game”), all during the Promotion Period. At the end of the match, the entrant will earn one (1) fight ticket which is equivalent to one (1) entry into the applicable Daily Sweepstakes. If the entrant wins his or her match in the Game the entrant will receive one (1) additional fight ticket. Multiple entries into each Daily Sweepstakes are permitted. It is free to register and free to download and play the Game.
Entry must be made by the entrant, only at the Website or via mail as set forth below. All information provided by or on behalf of entrant must be true, accurate and complete. Entries made by any other individual or any entity, and/or originating at any other website or e-mail address, including but not limited to commercial sweepstakes subscription notification and/or entering service websites, will be declared invalid and disqualified for this Promotion. Tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Promotion, including but not limited to the use of any device to automate the entry process or play the Game, is prohibited and any entries deemed by Sponsor, in its sole discretion, to have been submitted in this manner will be declared invalid and disqualified for this Promotion. All Game plays/entries are subject to verification at any time and for any reason. Any Game plays/entries that cannot be verified to the satisfaction of Sponsor are subject to disqualification. Without limiting the generality of any clauses in these Official Rules, use (or attempted use) of any automated, macro, script, robotic or other system(s) or program(s) to enter or otherwise participate in or disrupt this Promotion is prohibited and is grounds for immediate disqualification by Sponsor, and Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages and other remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. In the event a dispute regarding the identity of the individual who actually submitted an entry cannot be resolved to Sponsor’s satisfaction, the affected entry will be declared invalid and disqualified for this Promotion. The Promotion Entities shall not be responsible for incorrect or inaccurate entry information whether caused by Internet users or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Promotion or by any technical or human error which may occur in the processing of the entries and/or Game plays in the Promotion. The Promotion Entities assume no responsibility or liability for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, theft or destruction, or unauthorized access to, or alteration of entries and/or Game plays.
ALTERNATE NON-GAME PLAY METHOD OF ENTRY: To enter the Promotion without playing the Game, mail a standard index card (4×6 inches), with your name, Blacklight Retribution account and character name, email address, and date of birth hand printed on it, with the proper postage affixed to Perfect World Entertainment Inc., Attn: 30 Days of Fight Entry, 101 Redwood Shores Parkway, Suite 400 Redwood City, CA 94065, to receive ten (10) fight tickets for the applicable Daily Sweepstakes. Mail-in entries must be postmarked no later than September 14, 2012 and received by Sponsor no later than September 23, 2012 to be entered into the Promotion. Entries will be entered into the Daily Sweepstakes on the day they are processed by Sponsor. Mail-in entries received before or on August 16, 2012 will be included in the August 16, 2012 Daily Sweepstakes drawing. The last Daily Sweepstakes drawing will take place on or about September 24 at 9:00 a.m. PDT in order to allow receipt and processing of all mail-in entries postmarked by September 14, 2012.
WINNER SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION: On or about 9:00 a.m. PDT on the day following each Daily Sweepstakes Period, except for the last drawing which will take place on or about September 24, 2012 at 9:00 a.m. PDT, one (1) eligible winner will be selected in a random drawing conducted by Sponsor from among all eligible entries received during that Daily Sweepstakes Period so that a total of thirty (30) potential winners will be selected over the Promotion Period. Each potential prize winner will be notified by e-mail or at the other contact information provided at the time of entry. Sponsor shall have no liability for any winner notification that is lost, intercepted or not received by a potential winner for any reason. If, despite reasonable efforts, a potential prize winner does not respond within seven (7) days of the first notification attempt, or if a prize or prize notification is returned as unclaimed or undeliverable to such potential prize winner, such potential prize winner will forfeit the applicable prize and an alternate prize winner may, in the sole discretion of the Sponsor, be selected in accordance with the procedures outlined in these Official Rules. In the case of a Canadian selected entrant, prior to being declared a “winner” he/she will be required to correctly answer a mathematical skill-testing question without mechanical or other aid to be administered via telephone at a pre-arranged mutually convenient time. If any potential prize winner is found to be ineligible, or if he or she has not complied with these Official Rules (including the requirement to correctly answer a mathematical skill-testing question if a Canadian) or declines the applicable prize for any reason prior to award, such potential prize winner will be disqualified and an alternate prize winner may, in the sole discretion of Sponsor, be selected in accordance with the procedures outlined in these Official Rules. Sponsor may successively attempt to contact up to two (2) potential prize winners in accordance with such procedure, and if there is still no confirmed prize winner after such attempts have been made, if any, the applicable prize may go unawarded.
PRIZES/ODDS: Each winner will receive one (1) check for USD $1,000. The prize will be paid in United States dollars regardless of where winners reside. Eventual value of prize to United Kingdom winners will be reduced by United Kingdom clearing bank charges. Actual odds of winning in any given Daily Sweepstakes Period depend on the number of eligible entries received during that Daily Sweepstakes Period. Odds may also vary by Daily Sweepstakes drawing. For example, the first Daily Sweepstakes drawing will include all eligible mail-in entries received before or on August 16, 2012. The last Daily Sweepstakes drawing will include all eligible mail-in entries received after the end of the Promotion Period, but by September 23, 2012. Many will enter, only a maximum of thirty (30) in total will win, only one (1) per Daily Sweepstakes Period.
GENERAL PRIZE CONDITIONS: No substitution of prizes will be allowed, except Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to substitute prizes of equal or greater value if any prize listed is unavailable, in whole or in part, for any reason. Prizes will be awarded only if the potential prize winner fully complies with these Official Rules. All portions of the prize(s) are non-assignable and non-transferable. All details and other restrictions of the prize(s) not specified in these Official Rules will be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Each prize winner shall be solely responsible for any and all federal, state and/or local taxes, and the reporting consequences thereof, and for any other fees or costs associated with the applicable prize. Sponsor is not responsible for and will not pay any such taxes, fees, or costs. The potential prize winner may be required to execute a Certificate of Eligibility, a Liability Release, and (where imposing such condition is legal) a Publicity Release (collectively, “Prize Claim Documents”). If a winner is a minor, at Sponsor’s option, the applicable prize either will be awarded in the name of the parent/legal guardian of such minor winner, or the parent/legal guardian of such minor winner will be required to ratify and sign Prize Claim Documents. If any potential winner (or, in the case of a minor, such minor winner’s parent/legal guardian) fails or refuses to sign and return all Prize Claim Documents within ten (10) days of prize notification, the winner may be disqualified and an alternate prize winner may, in the sole discretion of the Sponsor, be selected in accordance with the procedures outlined in these Official Rules.
GENERAL LIABILITY RELEASE/FORCE MAJEURE: Acceptance of a prize constitutes each winner’s (or any minor winner’s parent/legal guardian’s) permission for the Promotion Entities to use winner’s name, photograph, likeness, voice, biographical information, statements and address (city and state/county/province) for advertising and/or publicity purposes worldwide related to the Promotion and in all forms of media now known or hereafter developed, in perpetuity, without further notice or compensation. Entrants (and any minor entrant’s parent/legal guardian) agree that, to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, the Promotion Entities (A) shall not be responsible or liable for, and are hereby released from, any and all costs, injuries, losses or damages of any kind, including, without limitation, death and bodily injury, due in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, to participation in the Promotion or any Promotion-related activity, or from entrants’ (or any minor entrant’s parent/legal guardian’s) acceptance, receipt, possession and/or use or misuse of any prize, and (B) have not made any warranty, representation or guarantee express or implied, in fact or in law, with respect to any prize, including, without limitation, to such prize’s quality or fitness for a particular purpose. Sponsor assumes no responsibility for any damage to an entrant’s, or any other person’s, computer system which is occasioned by accessing the Website, downloading or playing the Game, or otherwise participating in the Promotion, or for any computer system, phone line, hardware, software or program malfunctions, or other errors, failures, delayed computer transmissions or network connections that are human or technical in nature, to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, Sponsor is not responsible for incomplete, illegible, misdirected, misprinted, late, lost, damaged, stolen, or postage-due prize notifications; or for lost, interrupted, inaccessible or unavailable networks, servers, satellites, Internet service providers, websites, or other connections; or for miscommunications, failed, jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected computer, telephone or cable transmissions; or for any technical malfunctions, failures, difficulties or other errors of any kind or nature; or for the incorrect or inaccurate capture of information, or the failure to capture any information. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who is found to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Promotion, the Website, or the Game, to be acting in violation of these Official Rules, or to be acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with the intent to disrupt or undermine the legitimate operation of the Promotion, or to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person, and Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages and other remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. No mechanically reproduced, illegible, incomplete, forged, software-generated or other automated multiple entries will be accepted. Sponsor reserves the right to modify, extend, suspend, or terminate the Promotion if it determines, in its sole discretion, that the Promotion is technically impaired or corrupted or that fraud or technical problems, failures, or malfunctions or other causes beyond Sponsor’s control have destroyed or severely undermined or to any degree impaired the integrity, administration, security, proper play and/or feasibility of the Promotion as contemplated herein. In the event an insufficient number of eligible entries are received and/or Sponsor is prevented from awarding prizes or continuing with the Promotion as contemplated herein by any event beyond its control, including but not limited to fire, flood, natural or man-made epidemic of health of other means, earthquake, explosion, labor dispute or strike, act of God or public enemy, satellite or equipment failure, riot or civil disturbance, terrorist threat or activity, war (declared or undeclared) or any federal state or local government law, order, or regulation, public health crisis, order of any court or jurisdiction, or other cause not reasonably within Sponsor’s control (each a “Force Majeure” event or occurrence), then subject to any governmental approval which may be required, Sponsor shall have the right to modify, suspend, extend, or terminate the Promotion. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, and without prior notice, to adjust any of the dates and/or timeframes stipulated in these Official Rules, to the extent necessary, for purposes of verifying compliance by any entrant or Game play or entry with these Official Rules. Only the type and quantity of prizes described in these Official Rules will be awarded. These Official Rules cannot be modified or amended in any way except in a written document issued in accordance with law by a duly authorized representative of Sponsor. The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Official Rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. In the event that any provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable or illegal, these Official Rules shall otherwise remain in effect and shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or illegal provision were not contained herein. In the event of any discrepancy or inconsistency between the terms and conditions of these Official Rules and disclosures or other statements contained in any Promotion-related materials, the terms and conditions of these Official Rules shall prevail, govern and control to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law.
GOVERNING LAW/JURISDICTION: ALL ISSUES AND QUESTIONS CONCERNING THE CONSTRUCTION, VALIDITY, INTERPRETATION AND ENFORCEABILITY OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES OR THE RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS OF ENTRANTS OR SPONSOR IN CONNECTION WITH THE PROMOTION SHALL BE GOVERNED BY AND CONSTRUED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE INTERNAL LAWS OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA AND THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA WITHOUT GIVING EFFECT TO ANY CHOICE OF LAW OF CONFLICT OF LAW RULES OR PROVISIONS THAT WOULD CAUSE THE APPLICATION OF the LAWS of any other JURISDICTION. FOR THE PURPOSES OF ANY DISPUTES HEREUNDER, BY ENTERING THIS PROMOTION, EACH ENTRANT (AND ANY MINOR ENTRANT’S PARENT/LEGAL GUARDIAN) AGREES THAT ANY AND ALL DISPUTES, CLAIMS, AND CAUSES OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY RELATED TO THIS PROMOTION SHALL BE RESOLVED INDIVIDUALLY, WITHOUT RESORT TO ANY FORM OF CLASS ACTION, AND CONSENTS TO THE exclusive JURISDICTION AND VENUE OF THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA, U.S.A. AND TO THE STATE COURTS LOCATED WITHIN SAN MATEO COUNTY, STATE OF CALIFORNIA, U.S.A..
WINNER’S LIST/OFFICIAL RULES: To obtain any legally-required winners list (after the conclusion of the Promotion) or a copy of these Official Rules, send a self-addressed envelope with the proper postage affixed to:
Perfect World Entertainment Inc.
101 Redwood Shores Parkway, Suite 400
Redwood City, CA 94065
Please specify “winners list” or “Official Rules” and the name of the Promotion in your request. Canadian residents may omit return postage.
 All dates and times for the Promotion are PDT (UTC/GMT -07:00 hours). Check your local time against PDT to calculate Promotion dates and times in your location.