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Buddy Valastro Live at the Palace Theater Sweepstakes Official Rules

Sweepstakes Start Date: November 29, 2012
Sweepstakes End Date: November 29, 2012
Sweepstakes Start Time: 10:00 a.m.
Total Prizes to be Awarded: 4
Description of Prize: 4-Family Pack Buddy Valastro Live! Tickets 
Approximate Retail Value
: $180
Winners Drawn
: November 30, 2012.

All entries must be received by 11:59 p.m. on November 29, 2012.

  1. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE DOES NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
  2. START/END OF SWEEPSTAKES: November 29, 2012 / November 29, 2012. .
  3. SPONSOR: This Sweepstakes is sponsored by Giant Eagle, Inc., which is solely responsible for its content. Twitter is not a sponsor of, does not endorse, and is not affiliated with this Sweepstakes.
  4. ELIGIBILITY:
    • You must be 21 years or older and a legal resident of Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia or Maryland to be eligible to win a Prize.
    • You must have Internet access, a Twitter account, and be a follower of Market District, at http://www.twitter.com/marketdistrict.
    • Employees and relatives (spouse, parent, in-laws, brother, sister, child or household resident) of Giant Eagle, Inc., and their parent or subsidiary companies, affiliates, agents representatives, advertising agencies and promotional agencies and suppliers are not eligible to enter the Sweepstakes.
    • The winner may be required to complete and execute a declaration of eligibility & liability/publicity release, along with other requisite information within ten (10) days 
  5. HOW TO ENTER: Follow the @MarketDistrict official Twitter account to enter during the Sweepstakes Period.  At the start date and time listed above, Entrants must Tweet a message to @MarketDistrict indicating why you want to see Buddy Valastro's Live! Homemade for the Holidays Tour with the hashtag #MarketDistrict. Everyone that tweets will be automatically entered in the Sweepstakes for a chance to win four (4) Buddy Valastro Live! Tickets to the Tuesday, December 4, 2012 show at the Palace Theater, 34 West Broad Street, Columbus, OH 43215. One entry per person per contest.  An Entrant can only win once during the Contest period.  If a dispute results as to the identity of an online entrant, it will be determined that the online entry was submitted by the authorized account holder of the Twitter Account from which the entry is made.  For these purposes, the authorized account holder is the natural person assigned to a Twitter account, as listed.  If the person assigned to the Twitter account is fictitious, such entry will be disqualified. 
  6. WINNER ANNOUNCEMENT: Winners, randomly selected from among all otherwise eligible followers who tweeted an answer and used #MarketDistrict, will be announced according to the schedule set forth above.  The winners will be notified by direct message within [12] hours of being selected.  The winner may be required to verify his/her mailing address prior to issuance of prize.  Non-compliance within this time frame for any reason whatsoever or if prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable may result in the entrant being disqualified. The winner of the Contest is not eligible to win any future sweepstakes on the Market District official Twitter account until 30 days after the Contest. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.  For example, if 1,000 entries are received, then each entry has a 1 in 1,000 chance of winning.
  7. PRIZES: Four (4) Prizes:  Four (4) Prize Winners will receive four (4) Buddy Valastro Live! Tickets to the Tuesday, December 4, 2012 show at the Palace Theater, 34 West Broad Street, Columbus, OH 43215.  Total approximate retail value of prize: $180.00. Prizes awarded as listed above.  Any taxes and any other costs not specifically stated within these Official Rules are the sole responsibility of the winner.  Winner is not permitted to substitute the Prize.  Prizes are non-transferable and non-redeemable for cash.  This sweepstakes and your participation are subject to all federal, state and local laws.  Giant Eagle, Inc. reserves the right to make substitutions as necessary of equivalent or greater value.  Otherwise, there is no substitution of prizes by winners.  Purchases of alcohol, tobacco, milk, and prescription drugs are excluded when Giant Eagle Gift Cards are provided as prizes.  Any and all guarantees and warrantees of merchandise prize are subject to the manufacturer’s terms and conditions, and winner agrees to look solely to said manufacturers for any such warranty or guarantee claim. 
  8. CONDITIONS OF PARTICIPATION: Participation in Sweepstakes and acceptance of prize constitutes winner’s permission for Sponsor to use his/her name, address (city and state), likeness, photograph, picture, portrait, voice, biographical information, and/or any statements made by the winner regarding the Sweepstakes or Sponsor for advertising and promotional purposes without notice or additional compensation, except where prohibited by law.  By participating, entrants and winner agree to release and hold harmless Sponsor, its advertising and promotion agencies and their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers and directors (“Releasees”) from any and all liability, for loss, harm, damage, injury, cost or expense whatsoever including without limitation, property damage, personal injury and/or death which may occur in connection with participation in Sweepstakes, or possession, acceptance and/or use or misuse of prize or participation in any Sweepstakes -related activity and for any claims based on publicity rights, defamation, invasion of privacy, copyright infringement, trademark infringement or any other intellectual property-related cause of action.  Sponsor is not responsible if Sweepstakes cannot take place or if prize cannot be awarded due to acts of God, acts of war, natural disasters, weather or acts of terrorism.  By participating, entrants agree to abide by these Official Rules and the decisions of sponsor and judges, which are final and binding in all respects.
  9. GENERAL: All decisions by Sponsor are final.  Releasees are not responsible for lost, late, illegible, misdirected entries or transmissions, or problems of any kind, including but not limited to printing errors, whether mechanical, human or electronic.  Releasees are not responsible for technical, hardware or software malfunctions, lost or unavailable network connections, inability to access a website or fraud, incomplete, garbled, or delayed computer transmissions or inaccurate transcription of entry information, whether caused by the Sponsor, users or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in this Sweepstakes or by any technical or human error which may occur in the processing of submissions which may damage a user’s system or limit a participant’s ability to participate in the Sweepstakes.  Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel or suspend part or all of this Sweepstakes at any time without notice, if in the opinion of Sponsor there is any suspected or actual evidence of electronic or non-electronic tampering with any portion of the Sweepstakes, or if virus, bugs, non-authorized human intervention or other causes corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness or integrity and proper play of the Sweepstakes. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that or any other provision.  Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify entrants who violate the rules or interfere with this Sweepstakes in any manner.  If an entrant is disqualified, Sponsor reserves the right to terminate that entrant’s eligibility to participate in the Sweepstakes.  CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEB SITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
  10. WINNERS LIST: To obtain the names of the winners in the Sweepstakes mail a self-addressed stamped envelope to Giant Eagle, Inc. 101 Kappa Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15238, Attn: Buddy Valastro Live! Tickets Sweepstakes Administrator no later than 90 days after the end of the Sweepstakes.