NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. ALL FEDERAL, STATE, LOCAL, AND MUNICIPAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS APPLY. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.
BY ENTERING YOU AGREE TO THE FOLLOWING RULES:
The Sweepstakes is being conducted by Madame Tussauds New York, LLC (the “Sponsor”), located at 234 W 42nd St., New York, NY 10036 (a member of the Merlin Entertainments Group (Merlin)).
The Billy Porter Madame Tussauds Wax Figure Launch Event Giveaway (the "Sweepstakes") is open to legal residents of forty-nine (49) United States (Residents of Rhode Island are not eligible to participate) and the District of Columbia who are at least twenty-one (21) years old at the time of entry. Individuals who are or were employees of Sponsor or its affiliates, manufacturers, sales representatives, subsidiaries or parent companies, advertising/sales promotion agencies, or judging organizations since January 1, 2023, as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings, and children) and/or those living in the same household of each are not eligible. The Sweepstakes is subject to federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited.
3. Agreement to Official Rules
Participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes Entrant's full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding. Winning a prize is contingent upon being compliant with these Official Rules and fulfilling all other requirements set forth herein.
4. Sweepstakes Entry Period
The Sweepstakes Entry Period begins on June 1, 2023 and ends on June 6, 2023 at 11:59 PM (the "Sweepstakes Entry Period"). Entries that are posted before or after the Sweepstakes Entry Period will be disqualified. Submissions will be accepted only for the duration of the Sweepstakes Entry Period.
5. How to Enter
The following rules apply to all submissions:
Duplicate or multiple entries from an Entrant will automatically disqualify them from the Sweepstakes.
Online: This method of entry will be available by visiting https://www.instagram.com/madametussaudsusa/ and following the directions provided to fill out the entry information, post an original “Pride-themed” photograph or video to the Entrant’s Instagram feed, and tag “@TheeBillyPorter” and “@MadameTussaudsUSA”. Limit one (1) entry per individual or Instagram account. Entries submitted in excess of the stated limitation will be void.
All Entrants hereby agree that their Entry will be an original previously unpublished image, that the Entrant has obtained the consent of any persons in the image who are identifiable, and that upon submission of their Entry, Sponsor and Billy Porter shall each have an unlimited and irrevocable right to publish in any media whatsoever the Entry and use it, the Entrant’s name and likeness for any lawful purpose, including promotional purposes, all in perpetuity without further compensation.
By entering the Sweepstakes, each Entrant (on behalf of him/herself and his/her minor child/children as appropriate) also releases Instagram, Billy Porter, Sponsor, its affiliates, representatives, subsidiaries or parent companies from all liability arising from his/her entry in the Sweepstakes and attendance at the launch event of Billy Porter’s Madame Tussauds wax figure in New York, and agrees to sign any additional documentation which Sponsor may reasonably request addressing this or any other Sweepstakes rules. Sponsor reserves the right to request from any Entrant additional documentation it reasonably believes is necessary to validate any entry or award any prize.
Sponsor will not be responsible for incomplete, lost, late, post-due, misdirected, copied, transferred, illegible entries or for failure to receive entries due to transmission failures or technical failures of any kind, including, without limitation, malfunctioning of any network, hardware or software, whether originating with sender or Sponsor. Any questions regarding the number of entries submitted or the owner of an email account shall be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, and Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any entries by persons determined to be tampering with or abusing any aspect of the Sweepstakes.
6. Prize Drawing
On or about June 12, 2023, the Sponsor will select a total of ten (10) Prize winners through an electronic, randomized drawing conducted from all eligible Sweepstakes Entries received within the Sweepstakes Entry Period. The winner selection process will be conducted as follows: Step 1) The Sponsor will choose by random selection ten (10) Entries. Step 2) The Sponsor will verify compliance with the Rules and eligibility to win. Step 3) If any selected Entry is disqualified, steps 1 and 2 will be repeated until a total of ten (10) Winners are determined and qualified. By participating, Entrants agree to be bound by the Official Rules and the decisions of the judges, which shall be final and binding in all respects. Odds of winning a Sweepstakes prize depend on the number of eligible Sweepstakes Entries received during the Sweepstakes Entry Period.
7. Winner Notification
The Sponsor will attempt to contact and notify the potential winners via direct message on Instagram, on or about June 12, 2023. If any potential winner cannot be contacted within five (5) days after the date of the first attempt to contact him/her, the Sponsor may select an alternate potential winner in his/her place at random from the remaining non-winning, eligible entries.
Each potential Prize winner will be required to complete, electronically sign, and submit a Certificate of Eligibility within five (5) days of the date notice or attempted notice is sent, in order to claim his/her prize. If a potential winner cannot be contacted or fails to submit the Certificate of Eligibility within the required time period (if applicable), potential winner forfeits prize. Potential winners must continue to comply with all terms and conditions of these Official Rules, and winning is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements. In the event that a potential winner is disqualified for any reason, Sponsor will award the applicable prize to an alternate winner by random drawing from among all remaining eligible entries.
A total of ten (10) Prizes will be awarded as detailed below:
Each Prize Winner of the Sweepstakes will be provided one non-transferrable invitation and one guest invitation (for a guest who is at least 21 at the time of the Event) to the rooftop launch event of Billy Porter’s Madame Tussauds wax figure in New York on June 20, 2023 (the “Event”). Prior to entering the Event, both the Prize Winner and his/her guest must show a government issued photo ID and complete and execute a Liability/Publicity Release. Airfare or any other transportation and accommodations are not provided.
The Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of each Prize is less than $100.00 USD. The ARV of all Sweepstakes prizes is $1,000.00 USD.
9. General Conditions
In the event that the operation, security, or administration of the Sweepstakes is impaired in any way for any reason, including, but not limited to fraud, virus, bug, worm, unauthorized human intervention or other technical problem, or in the event the Sweepstakes is unable to run as planned for any other reason, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, the Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, either (a) suspend the Sweepstakes to address the impairment and then resume the Sweepstakes in a manner that best conforms to the spirit of these Official Rules or (b) terminate the Sweepstakes and, in the event of termination, award the prize at random from among the eligible, non-suspect entries received up to the time of the impairment. The Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or to be acting in violation of these Official Rules or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Any attempt by any person to damage the website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, the Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages (including attorney's fees) and any other remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Failure by the Sponsor to enforce any provision of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.
10. Release and Limitations of Liability
By participating in the Sweepstakes, Entrants agree to release and hold harmless Instagram, Billy Porter, the Sponsor, and each of their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, other companies associated with the Sweepstakes, and each of their respective officers, directors, employees, shareholders, representatives, and agents (the Released Parties) from and against any claim or cause of action arising out of participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt or use of the prize (including any travel or activity related thereto), including, but not limited to: (a) any technical errors associated with the Sweepstakes, including lost, interrupted or unavailable Internet Service Provider (ISP), network, server, wireless service provider, or other connections, availability or accessibility or miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, telephone, cellular tower or cable transmissions, lines, or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties; (b) unauthorized human intervention in the Sweepstakes; (c) mechanical, network, electronic, computer, human, printing or typographical errors; (d) application downloads, (e) any other errors or problems in connection with the Sweepstakes, including, without limitation, errors that may occur in the administration of the Sweepstakes, the announcement of the winner, the cancellation or postponement of the event and/or the flyover, if applicable, the incorrect downloading of the application, the processing of entries application downloads or in any Sweepstakes-related materials; or (f) injury, death, losses or damages of any kind, to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from Entrants’ participation in the Sweepstakes or acceptance, receipt or misuse of the prize (including any travel or activity related thereto). Entrant further agrees that in any cause of action, the Released Parties liability will be limited to the cost of entering and participating in the Sweepstakes, and in no event shall the Entrant be entitled to receive attorney's fees. 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. Entrant waives the right to claim any damages whatsoever, including, but not limited to, punitive, consequential, direct, or indirect damages. Entrant acknowledges that the promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed, or administered by, or associated with Instagram.
Participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes permission (except where prohibited by law) to use each Winner’s name, likeness, biographical information, photographs, and any statements or remarks made about winning or participating in the Contest for advertising and promotional purposes (in any medium) without additional compensation. Entrants acknowledge and agree that Sponsor may share any and all information collected through the Contest from time to time with their subsidiaries, parent companies, or other affiliated companies. Sponsor may verify that the Winners are qualified.
Except where prohibited, each Entrant agrees that any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, the Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate court located in New York. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, Entrants’ rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of the Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of New York, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules, which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than New York.
13. Rules and Winner List
To obtain a complete copy of the official Rules and Regulations or the names of the Winners send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to:Madame Tussauds New York - Marketing
Please specify whether you want a copy of the Rules and Regulations or the names of the Winners.