JBL PROFESSIONAL SWEEPSTAKES 
OFFICIAL RULES

 
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER, WIN OR CLAIM THE PRIZE. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT WILL NOT INCREASE AN ENTRANT’S CHANCES OF WINNING. 
 
The JBL Professional Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) consists of three (3) independent Sweepstakes sponsored by Harman International Industries, Inc. (“Sponsor”), 400 Atlantic Street, Stamford, CT 06901.
 
1.
Sweepstakes Period:The Sweepstakes begins at 12:00:00 PM Eastern Time (“ET”) and ends at 11:59:59 PM ET according to the table below (each a “Sweepstakes Period”). Sponsor’s computer is the Sweepstakes official clock.
 
Start Date
End Date
Winner Selected
Period 1
Aug 9, 2019
Aug 16, 2019
Aug 22, 2019
Period 2
Aug 17, 2019
Aug 24, 2019
Aug 30, 2019
Period 3
Aug 25, 2019
Sept 1, 2019
Sept 9, 2019
 
2.
ELIGIBILITY:This Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and United States Virgin Islands who are at least twenty-one (21) years old at the time of entry. Employees of Sponsor,and each of their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, governors, owners, distributors, retailers, advertising and promotion agencies, and companies involved in the implementation and execution of the Sweepstakes (collectively, “Sweepstakes Entities”) and each of their immediate family members (e.g., spouse, parent, child, sibling, and their respective spouses and the “steps” of each, regardless of where they reside) and persons living in the same household of each, whether or not related, are not eligible to enter or win. All federal, state, and local laws apply. Void where prohibited or restricted by law.

Participation constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and Sponsor’s decisions and interpretations, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes.  For purposes of the Sweepstakes, an entrant’s residential address and e-mail address will be the physical address and e-mail address submitted at the time of entry. Entrants will not be allowed to change their physical address or e-mail address. Winning the prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirement set forth herein. Entrants and/or potential winner may be required to provide proof of identification and eligibility as required by Sponsor.

 
3.
HOW TO ENTER THE SWEEPSTAKES: There are two (2) ways to enter the Sweepstakes: 

 A. Make a Purchase: During the Sweepstakes Period, an eligible entrant will be automatically entered into the Sweepstakes upon the purchase of any JBL Professional product online at harmanaudio.com/professional or jbl.com/professional, while supplies last.

B. Mail-In Without Making a Purchase: To earn a Sweepstakes entry without making a purchase, an entrant may hand-write his/her complete name (no initials), valid e-mail address, street address (P.O. Boxes not accepted), city, state, ZIP code, telephone number, and date of birth (MM/DD/YYYY), on a 3½"x5" card ("Mail-In Entry") and mail it (in an outer mailing envelope) with sufficient postage to HARMAN PROFESSIONAL DIVISION Fest 8500 Balboa Blvd. Northridge, CA 91329. A Mail-In Entry is worth one (1) entry. An entrant may mail-in one (1) time per Sweepstakes Period.

All Mail-In Entries must be postmarked by the Sweepstakes End Date for each Sweepstakes Period and must be received no later than five (5) days following the end of the Sweepstakes Period. Mail-In Entries must be legibly hand-written. Mechanical reproductions, postage-due, and Mail-In Entries sent in excess of the entry limits set forth below will not be accepted. Mail-In Entries received without a verifiable and legible return address will be deemed incomplete and not valid entries.

Limit: Regardless of method of entry, an entrant will receive no more than one (1) entry per Sweepstakes Period. Entry must be made by the entrant, only as set forth herein.  Entries made by any other individual or any entity, including but not limited to commercial sweepstakes subscription notification and/or entering service sites, will be declared invalid and disqualified for this Sweepstakes.  Tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes, including but not limited to the use of any device to automate the entry process, is prohibited and any entries deemed by Sponsor, in its sole discretion, to have been submitted in this manner will be void.  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 deemed ineligible.  The Sweepstakes 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 Sweepstakes or by any technical or human error which may occur in the processing of the entries in the Sweepstakes.

IMPORTANT:  Message and data rates may apply if an Entrant enters this SWEEPSTAKES on his/her mobile device. Not all mobile telephone/wireless providers carry the service necessary to participate in THESE SWEEPSTAKES. Entrants should consult their wireless provider's pricing plans. Mobile entry is not required to enter or win THE prize in THIS SWEEPSTAKES.

 
4.
RANDOM DRAWING:  At the end of each Sweepstakes Period, one (1) winner will be randomly  selected in a drawing from all eligible entries received during the applicable Sweepstakes Period, according to the table above. The winner is considered a potential winner pending verification of his/her eligibility and compliance with these Official Rules.
 
5.
PRIZE, APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUE ("ARV"), AND ODDS OF WINNING:

 

  1. Prize (1): The prize is a trip for two (2) to Las Vegas, Nevada for JBL Fest (“Prize”). Trip includes domestic round-trip, coach class air transportation for two (2) people (for winner and one [1] guest age twenty-one [21] or older) from a major commercial airport near the winner’s residence (as determined by Sponsor at its sole discretion) to Las Vegas, Nevada, three (3) nights hotel standard accommodations (one [1] standard king/double occupancy pending availability), breakfast daily at hotel, access for two (2) to the JBL Remix welcome event, access for two (2) to the Club JBL event, access for two (2) to the JBL Live! event, ground transportation to/from hotel and airport, group transportation to all JBL FEST events, food and beverages at all JBL FEST events. Winner’s guest must be twenty-one (21) years old or older at the time of purchase. If the winner elects to travel or partake in the Prize without a guest, no additional compensation will be awarded to the winner. Winner must travel on Wednesday, October 9, 2019 and return on Saturday, October 12, 2019 or Prize will be forfeited. Winner and guest must travel on the same itinerary. The actual value of the trip may vary depending on point of departure and fluctuations in the cost of air transportation. Any difference between the estimated ARV and the actual value of the Prize will not be awarded. If winner resides within a 100-mile radius of destination, ground transportation may be provided in lieu of air transportation, and no compensation will be provided for any difference in Prize value. Travel dates are subject to availability; blackout dates and other restrictions may apply. Winner and guest are responsible for having valid travel documents including government identification and/or passports. Winner is responsible for all travel expenses not included herein, including airline baggage fees, gratuities, meals, and any other incidental costs or expenses related to participation in this Prize. Travel must be booked at least two (2) weeks in advance through Sponsor and Sponsor’s agent. Guest of winner must sign and return a travel liability release before travel will be booked. Winner and his or her guest hereby acknowledges that Sponsor has not and will not obtain or provide travel insurance or any other form of insurance for any part of the trip. Winner and guest are responsible for obtaining any insurance, if required or desired, along with any necessary documentation for travel. Winner will be required to provide a major credit card upon hotel check-in, and all in-room charges will be charged to the credit card. Any damage to the room will be the responsibility of the winner. Sponsor bears no responsibility if any event, element or detail of the Prize is canceled, postponed or becomes unavailable for any reason. Should any event, element or detail of the Prize become unavailable, the Sponsor shall have no obligation to the winner aside from providing the remaining portion of the Prize, minus any unavailable event, element or detail. Only one (1) Prize is available in the Sweepstakes. The ARV of the Prize is $3,974.00. Any difference between the estimated ARV and the actual value of the Prize will not be awarded. The Prize winner will not be eligible to also win the Prize in any other JBL Fest 2019 Promotions.

     

  2. Odds of Winning: The odds of winning the Prize depend on the number of eligible Sweepstakes entries received during the Sweepstakes Period.

     

  3. General Conditions: In no event, will more than one (1) Prize be awarded. If, for any reason, more Prize notifications are sent (or more claims are received) than the number of Prizes offered, as set forth in these Official Rules, Sponsor reserves the right to award the intended number of Prizes through a random drawing from among all eligible Prize claims received.
 
6.
HOW TO CLAIM THE PRIZE: After the random drawing, Sponsor will notify the potential winner via e-mail at the e-mail address provided at the time of purchase or Mail-In Entry. Potential winner must respond to notification within forty-eight (48) hours.Before being declared the winner, the potential Prize winner will be required to sign and execute an Affidavit of Eligibility/Liability & Publicity Release and tax acknowledgment (“Affidavit”). The potential winner must return a fully executed and notarized Affidavit to the Sponsor or its authorized designee within two (2) calendar days from the date it is postmarked as being sent to the potential winner or the Prize may (in Sponsor’s sole discretion) be forfeited. If the potential winner is disqualified, found to be ineligible or not in compliance with these Official Rules, declines to accept the Prize, or in the event that the potential winner fails to return an executed and notarized Affidavit within the two (2) calendar day deadline, the Prize may be forfeited.At Sponsor’s discretion, winners may also be required to register online prior to attending JBL Fest, which may include signing additional releases and booking travel and accommodations. If the Prize is forfeited, the Prize may be awarded to an alternate winner, selected in a random drawing from among all remaining eligible entries, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. If, after a good-faith attempt, Sponsor is unable to award or deliver the Prize, the Prize may not be re-awarded. Upon verification of eligibility, the winner will be contacted to arrange fulfillment of the Prize. Any portion of the Prize not accepted by winner will be forfeited. The winner shall be solely responsible for payment of any and all applicable federal, state, and local taxes for the Prize won. Sponsor will issue an IRS Form 1099-MISC for the winner. Approximate retail value is as of the time these Official Rules were printed and the value of the Prize may fluctuate. The winner is not entitled to any difference between the ARV and the actual value of the Prize at the time the Prize is awarded. All other costs and expenses not expressly set forth herein shall be solely each winner’s responsibility. The Prize will only be awarded to a verified winner.

 

Sponsor will attempt to notify the potential winner as set forth above, but Sponsor is not responsible for any undelivered e-mails, including without limitation e-mails that are not received because of a winner’s privacy or spam filter settings which may divert any Sweepstakes e-mail, including the winner notification e-mail, to a spam or junk folder. The Prize that is unclaimed, unredeemed, or returned as undeliverable will not be awarded.  Prize is non-transferable and no prize substitution, exchange or cash equivalent will be allowed, except by Sponsor, who reserves the right to substitute the Prize of equal or greater value in case of unavailability of the Prize or force majeure, at Sponsor’s sole and absolute discretion. Sweepstakes Entities shall not be held responsible for any delays in awarding the Prize for any reason.
 
7.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: By participating in this Sweepstakes, entrants agree that the Sweepstakes Entities and each of their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, representatives, consultants, contractors, legal counsel, advertising, public relations, promotional, Prize providers, fulfillment and marketing agencies, website providers and each their respective officers, directors, stockholders, employees, representatives, designees and agents (“Released Parties”) are not responsible for: (i) lost, late, incomplete, stolen, misdirected, postage due or undeliverable e-mail/text notifications or postal mail; (ii) any computer, telephone, satellite, cable, network, electronic or Internet hardware or software malfunctions, failures, connections, or availability; (iii) garbled, corrupt or jumbled transmissions, service provider/network accessibility, availability or traffic congestion; (iv) any technical, mechanical, printing or typographical or other error; (v) the incorrect or inaccurate capture of registration information or the failure to capture, or loss of, any such information; (vi) any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, technical error, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to the Sweepstakes; (vii) any injury or damage, whether personal or property, to entrants or to any person's computer related to or resulting from participating in the Sweepstakes and/or accepting the Prize; and (viii) entries that are late, forged, lost, misplaced, misdirected, tampered with, incomplete, deleted, damaged, garbled or otherwise not in compliance with the Official Rules. Further, the Sweepstakes Entities are not responsible for any unanswered or undeliverable winner notifications.

By entering the Sweepstakes, each entrant agrees: (i) to be bound by these Official Rules, including entry requirements; (ii) to waive any rights to claim ambiguity with respect to these Official Rules; (iii) to waive all of his/her rights to bring any claim, action or proceeding against any of the Released Parties in connection with the Sweepstakes; and (iii) to forever and irrevocably agree to release and hold harmless each of the Released Parties from any and all claims, lawsuits, judgments, causes of action, proceedings, demands, fines, penalties, liability, costs and expenses (including, without limitation, reasonable attorneys’ fees) that may arise in connection with: (a) the Sweepstakes, including, but not limited to, any Sweepstakes-related activity or element thereof, and the entrant’s entries, participation or inability to participate in the Sweepstakes; (b) the violation of any third-party privacy, personal, publicity or proprietary rights; (c) acceptance, attendance at, receipt, travel related to, participation in, delivery of, possession, defects in, use, non-use, misuse, inability to use, loss, damage, destruction, negligence or willful misconduct in connection with the use of the Prize (or any component thereof); (d) any change in the prizing (or any components thereof); (e) human error; (f) any wrongful, negligent, or unauthorized act or omission on the part of any of the Released Parties; (g) lost, late, stolen, misdirected, damaged or destroyed prizing (or any element thereof); or (h) the negligence or willful misconduct by entrant.

If, for any reason, the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole and absolute discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes and/or proceed with the Sweepstakes, including the selection of a winner in a manner it deems fair and reasonable, including the selection of a winner from among eligible entries received prior to such cancellation, termination, modification or suspension. In no event will more Prizes be awarded than are stated in these Official Rules. In the event that, due to technical, typographical, mechanical, administrative, printing, production, computer or other errors, there are more winners than are stated in these Official Rules, a random drawing among the claimants will be held to determine the winner.

WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, EVERYTHING REGARDING THIS SWEEPSTAKES, INCLUDING THE PRIZE, IS PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT.
 
8.
DISPUTES:  Disputes regarding these Official Rules and/or this Sweepstakes will be governed by the internal laws of the State of New York, and each entrant irrevocably and unconditionally agrees that it will not commence any action, litigation or proceeding of any kind whatsoever against Sponsor in any way arising from or relating to this Sweepstakes or these Official Rules in any forum other than the appropriate district or State courts of the State of New York sitting in the Borough of Manhattan
 
9.
PRIVACY:  Sponsor’s privacy policy is available at https://www.jbl.com/privacy-policy.html
 
10.
PUBLICITY RIGHTS:  By participating in this Sweepstakes, each entrant agrees to allow the Sponsor and Sponsor’s designee the perpetual, transferable, worldwide right to use, reproduce, edit, market, store, distribute, have distributed, publicly and privately display, publicly and privately perform, transmit, have transmitted, create derivative works based upon, and promote his/her name, address (city and state), biographical information, likeness, picture and other information and content provided in connection with the Sweepstakes for promotion, trade, commercial, advertising and publicity purposes in all media now known or hereafter discovered worldwide including, but not limited to television, radio, print, and Internet, without notice, review or approval and without additional compensation, except where prohibited by law, in its sole discretion, for editorial, commercial, promotional and all other purposes.
 
11.
GENERAL:  Any attempted form of participation in this Sweepstakes other than as described herein is void. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any entrant found or suspected, in their sole and absolute discretion, to be tampering with the operation of the Sweepstakes; to be acting in violation of these Official Rules; or to be acting in an unsportsmanlike manner or with the intent to disrupt the normal operation of this Sweepstakes. Any attempted form of participation in this Sweepstakes other than as in these Official Rules is void. If it is discovered that a person has registered or attempted to register more than once using multiple phone numbers, e-mail addresses, residential addresses, multiple identities, IP addresses, use of proxy servers, or like methods, all of that person’s entries will be declared null and void and that person will not be awarded the Prize that he/she might have been entitled to receive. Any use of robotic, automatic, macro, programmed, third party or like methods to participate in the Sweepstakes will void any attempted participation effected by such methods and the disqualification of the individual utilizing the same. Entrants and/or potential winners may be required to provide proof of identification and eligibility as required by Sponsor.   In the event of a dispute as to the identity of a winner, the winning entry will be declared made by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted on the registration form associated with such entry. "Authorized account holder" is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization (e.g., business, educational institution) that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address. Each entrant may be required to show proof of being an authorized account holder. CAUTION:  ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS. SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES OR OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON(S) RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ATTEMPT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. If any provision of these Official Rules or any word, phrase, clause, sentence, or other portion thereof should be held unenforceable or invalid for any reason, then that provision or portion thereof shall be modified or deleted in such manner as to render the remaining provisions of these Official Rules valid and enforceable. The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Official Rules or the Prize documents will not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. No entrant shall have the right to modify or amend these Official Rules. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision and such provision shall remain in full force and effect. All entries and/or materials submitted become the property of Sponsor and will not be returned. In the event of any conflict with any Sweepstakes details contained in these Official Rules and Sweepstakes details contained in any promotional materials (including but not limited to point of sale, television and print advertising, promotional packaging and other promotional media), the details of the Sweepstakes as set forth in these Official Rules shall prevail.
 
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WINNERS LIST:   For a list of winners, interested individuals should mail a self-addressed stamped business envelope to: Winners List, - Harman Professional Sweepstakes, 8500 Balboa Blvd., Northridge, CA 91329. Winner List requests must be received no later than October 1, 2 019.
 
To Opt-Out and for any inquiries related to this Sweepstakes, please contact jblfestcontest@harman.com.
 
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