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#SupportingCast #Sweepstakes official rules

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“Grant Thornton Tony Awards #SupportingCast #Sweepstakes” Official Rules

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. OPEN TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF NY, NJ, CT, AND PA ONLY.

ELIGIBILITY: To enter the “Grant Thornton Tony Awards #SupportingCast Sweepstakes” (the “Sweepstakes”), entrant must be 21 years of age or older and a legal resident of New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, or Pennsylvania at time of entry. Void where prohibited or otherwise restricted by law. Employees of Grant Thornton LLP (“Grant Thornton” or “Sponsor”), GMR Marketing LLC (“GMR” or “Administrator”) and each of their respective agencies, affiliates, parents, subsidiaries and their promotional partners, sales representatives, and promotion and other vendor agencies involved in this promotion (collectively, the “Released Parties”) and the immediate family (parents, spouses, siblings, children and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and household members, whether or not related, of all such employees, are NOT eligible to enter or win. By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of GMR and/or Sponsor, which are binding and final on matters relating to this Sweepstakes. Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations.

HOW TO ENTER: The Sweepstakes will begin at 6:00 p.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) on May 30, 2017 and end at 11:59 p.m. ET on June 3, 2017 (“Sweepstakes Period”). To enter, eligible entrants must create or use an existing account on www.twitter.com (“Twitter”). During the Sweepstakes Period, @BroadwayGirlNYC will tweet designated tweets with #SupportingCast and #Sweepstakes. To receive one (1) entry into the Sweepstakes, retweet one (1) of the designated tweets that use #SupportingCast and #Sweepstakes, Retweets must be in the EXACT form as the original tweet to receive an entry and your Twitter account settings must be set to “unprotected” or “public”. If the tweet is modified, it is ineligible for the drawing. Tweets may not exceed 140 characters. Tweet must be made by the authorized Twitter account holder at the time of entry. “Authorized account holder” is deemed as the natural person who is assigned to a Twitter address. Entries must be received by the close of the Sweepstakes Period. Tweets sent from private Twitter accounts will NOT be eligible. Entrants must have a valid Twitter account and agree to the Twitter Terms of Use and the Twitter Privacy Policy in order to be eligible to enter. Registration on Twitter must be completed before an entry may be submitted. Twitter membership is free. The Twitter platform will be the official time clock for the Sweepstakes. Note: If you send your entry Tweet and/or post updates to or receive updates from twitter.com from your wireless phone, your wireless-service provider may charge you standard data and text message charges. Please consult your wireless-service provider regarding your plan’s pricing. Any attempt at e-mail or other Internet entry is void. Any attempt by any person to submit more than the stated number of entries by using multiple/different accounts or any other methods will void that person’s entry/entries and that person will be disqualified. LIMIT ONE (1) ENTRY PER PERSON/TWITTER ACCOUNT HOLDER PER DAY DURING THE SWEEPSTAKES PERIOD.

ADDITIONAL CRITERIA FOR ENTRY: Tweets that contain material or content that: (i) is deemed to be lewd or profane; (ii) violates or infringes on the rights of a third party, including copyright, trademark or other intellectual property rights, or any person’s right of privacy or publicity; (iii) is hateful or defamatory; (iv) promotes bigotry, racism, or harm against a group or individual or promotes discrimination; (v) is unlawful or in violation of or contrary to the laws or regulations in any state; or (vi) is otherwise deemed by Sponsor, in its sole discretion, to be inappropriate, will be disqualified as determined solely by Sponsor. Sponsor makes the final determination as to which Tweets are eligible for the Sweepstakes. By entering, entrants agree that all Tweets sent as part of the Sweepstakes become the property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged. By entering a Tweet, each entrant warrants that his/her Tweet(s) is original and created by the entrant, it does not contain confidential information and does not violate the rights of any person, and each entrant grants Sponsor the perpetual, unlimited and irrevocable right to post, publish, adapt, edit, make derivative works and/or otherwise use the Tweet (and any content therein) in any manner, for any purpose, and in any media now known or hereafter developed.

PRIZES AND APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUES (“ARV”): Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received. Limit one (1) Prize per person.

Two (2) Grand Prizes: Each Grand Prize consists of two (2) Tony Awards Dress Rehearsal tickets on June 11, 2017 (seat location and other prizing details to be determined at the sole discretion of the Sponsor); ARV: $500 each.

TOTAL ARV OF ALL PRIZES AWARDED IS $1,000.

Transportation to/from the Tony Awards Dress Rehearsal and lodging is not included in the Grand Prize. All federal state and local taxes on a prize are the sole responsibility of the winners. Prize is nontransferable and may NOT be sold, resold, auctioned, bartered, assigned, exchanged, placed in commerce, transferred, given away, donated, or otherwise conveyed or placed into any channels of distribution. No substitution or cash equivalent is allowed except in Sponsor’s sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize with one of comparable or greater approximate retail value. Prize consists only of items specifically listed as part of the prize. All costs and expenses not specified herein, related to any prize, including but not limited to delivery, installation, and other expenses incurred by accepting the prize not specified herein as being provided are the sole responsibility of the winners. All prize details are at the Sponsor’s sole discretion.

DRAWING AND WINNER NOTIFICATION: Potential Prize winners will be selected in a random drawing from among all eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period on or about 9:00 a.m. ET on June 4, 2017, by Administrator whose decisions on all matters relating the Sweepstakes are final. Potential Prize winners will be notified within approximately ten (10) minutes following the random drawings. Potential Prize winners will receive one (1) direct message to his/her Twitter account with instructions explaining how to claim his/her prize. Potential Grand Prize winners will be notified by direct message to his/her Twitter account by @BroadwayGirlNYC and must respond within five (5) hours of notification with their first and last name, state of residence, e-mail address, date of birth, and daytime phone number. The potential Grand Prize winners may be required to complete, sign, and return an Affidavit of Eligibility, Liability, and Publicity Release (where lawful), within three (3) of delivery of the Documents, or the prize will be forfeited in its entirety. If a potential winner does not respond to the notification within five (5) hours of attempted notification, the prize will be forfeited and a potential alternate winner will be selected from the non-winning entries submitted for that Entry Period, time permitting.  Two (2) additional attempts will be made per Grand Prize to award prize to potential alternate winners. If a prize remains unclaimed after these attempts, the unclaimed prize will NOT be awarded. Potential alternate winners will be selected and notified in the same manner and under the same conditions outlined above. The prizes will be fulfilled on June 11, 2017.

PUBLICITY AUTHORIZATION: Acceptance of a prize, except where legally prohibited, grants permission for Sponsor and its designees to use the winner’s name, address (city and state), photograph, voice and/or other likeness and prize information for advertising, trade and promotional purposes without further compensation, in all media now known or hereafter discovered, worldwide in perpetuity, without notice or review or approval.

GENERAL CONDITIONS: If for any reason the Sweepstakes, is not capable of running as planned, including disruptions caused by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, fire, flood, epidemic, earthquake, explosion, labor dispute or strike, act of God or public enemy, satellite or equipment failure, riot or civil disturbance, war (declared or undeclared), terrorist threat or activity, or any federal, state or local government law, order or regulation, order of any court or jurisdiction, or any other cause that corrupts, affects or compromises the administration, security, fairness, integrity, proper conduct or intended play of the Sweepstakes (each a “Force Majeure” event), Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual Sponsor deems responsible and Sponsor further reserves the right to cancel or terminate the Sweepstakes (or portion thereof). In the event the Sweepstakes is cancelled or terminated as a result of a Force Majeure event, Sponsor reserves the right to select the potential winners in a random drawing from among all eligible entries received up to time of such event. Sponsor assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications failure, theft, destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries, including any erroneous appearance of qualification for a prize. Sponsor is not responsible for any problem or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, cable, satellite, servers, network or Internet service provider (ISP), computer equipment, software, failure of any entry to be received by Sponsor due to technical problem or traffic, congestion on the internet or at any web site, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to participant's or any other person's computer related to or resulting from participation or downloading any materials in this Sweepstakes. WARNING: ANY ATTEMPT BY ANY PERSON TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEB SITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES AND OTHER REMEDIES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS’ FEES) FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. Sweepstakes entries generated by a script, macro or other mechanical or automated means and entries made by any means which subvert the entry process are ineligible and will be disqualified. In the event of dispute as to the identity or eligibility of a winner based on a Twitter account, the winning entry will be declared made by the “Authorized Account Holder” Twitter account submitted at the time of the entry. The Authorized Account Holder is the natural person who is assigned the Twitter address.

ADDITIONAL TERMS: By entering, entrant agrees to accept and abide by these Official Rules and agrees that any dispute with regard to the conduct of this Sweepstakes, rule interpretation or award of prize, shall be resolved by GMR and/or Sponsor, whose decision shall be binding and final. By entering, entrant agrees to be notified using the contact information provided in the entrant’s Entry by the Sponsor and/or GMR for the purposes of the administration of this Sweepstakes. By participating, entrant agrees to release and hold harmless the Released Parties and Twitter from any injury, loss or damage to person, including death or property damage due in-whole or in-part, directly or indirectly to the acceptance, use, or misuse of a prize (including any travel/activity related thereto), participation in any Sweepstakes-related activity, or participation in the Sweepstakes. Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical, printing, or other error in the printing of these Official Rules, or any network, computer, mechanical, electronic, human or other errors or problems in connection with this Sweepstakes, including, without limitation, any errors or problems which may occur in connection with the administration of the Sweepstakes, the processing of entries or emails, or in the announcement of prizes, including such error that may give an erroneous indication that a prize has been won. All entries become the property of the Sponsor and are not returnable.

DISPUTES/GOVERNING LAW:  All disputes concerning the construction, interpretation, validity, effect, and enforceability of these Official Rules will be governed by the laws of Chicago, Illinois without regard to conflicts of laws provisions.  Entrant (i) agrees that exclusive jurisdiction over any legal action arising out of or in connection with the Sweepstakes will be in state or federal courts located in or nearest to Chicago, Illinois and by entering consents to such jurisdiction and venue; (ii) consents to resolve any such claims individually and without resort to class action; and (iii) agrees that all claims, judgments, and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, but in no event attorney’s fees or punitive, incidental, consequential, or any damages other than actual out-of-pocket expenses.

WINNERS’ LIST: To receive the names of the Grand Prize winners, please send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to be received by October 3, 2017 to: “Grant Thornton Tony Awards #SupportingCast Sweepstakes” Winners’ List, Attn: Promotions Department, 5000 South Towne Drive, New Berlin, WI 53151.

Sponsored by Grant Thornton, 171 N Clark St. #200, Chicago, IL 60601.

The Sweepstakes is administered by GMR Marketing LLC, 5000 South Towne Drive, New Berlin, WI, 53151.