Ready, Set, Tweet: 'It's Been A Minute With Sam Sanders' Live DC Ticket Giveaway

Jan 25, 2018

Hey y'all. We're bringing the first live recording of It's Been A Minute with Sam Sanders to NPR's Studio One in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, February 22, 2018.

To celebrate, we're giving away three (3) pairs of tickets to the IBAM Fam on Twitter. To enter, follow at @NPRItsBeenAMin and "quote" retweet the original tweet announcing the giveaway with the name your favorite podcast episode and the hashtag #IBAMLive before midnight tonight, Thursday, January 25. We'll announce the winner tomorrow, Friday, January 26.

Full official rules below and tickets to the show here.


It's Been A Minute with Sam Sanders Ticket Giveaway

Official Rules

NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.

OPEN TO ELIGIBLE LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE 50 UNITED STATES AND DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA WHO, AS OF THE TIME OF ENTRY, ARE AT LEAST 18 YEARS OLD.

VOID IN PUERTO RICO, ALL JURISDICTIONS OTHER THAN THOSE STATED ABOVE, AND WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW.

SPONSOR. National Public Radio, 1111 North Capitol Street, NE, Washington, DC 20002 ("Sponsor").

ELIGIBILITY.

The It's Been a Minute with Sam Sanders Giveaway (the "Giveaway") is open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia who are 18 years of age or older at the time of entry. Void in Puerto Rico, all jurisdictions other than those stated above, and where prohibited or restricted by law. Officers, directors, representatives, agents, and employees of Sponsor and its corporate parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, and of any other entity involved in the development or administration of this Giveaway (Sponsor, collectively with the foregoing entities and individuals, the "Giveaway Parties") and members of their immediate families (i.e. spouses, parents, children, siblings, and "steps") and/or those living in the same household of each, whether or not related, are not eligible to enter or win the Giveaway. All applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations apply.

By participating in the Giveaway, entrants agree to be bound by these official rules ("Official Rules") and by the decisions of Sponsor in all matters relating to the Giveaway.

ENTRY PERIOD

The entry period for the Giveaway starts on January 25, 2018 at 10:00:00 a.m. ET and ends on January 25, 2018 at 11:59:59 p.m. ET ("Entry Period"). Sponsor's computer is the official time keeping device for the Giveaway.

HOW TO ENTER.

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY AND NO ENTRY FEE, PAYMENT OR PROOF OF PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO PARTICIPATE.

To enter the Giveaway, login to your Twitter account (or create a free one at www.twitter.com), follow @NPRItsBeenAMin on Twitter, and retweet the Giveaway announcement posted on January 25, 2018 by @NPRItsBeenAMin along with the complete name of your favorite episode of It's Been A Minute and #IBAMLive.

You may obtain a maximum of one (1) entry in this Giveaway. Any attempt by any person to obtain more than one entry by using multiple/different e-mail addresses, social media handles, or any other methods, will void that person's entry and may result in disqualification from the Giveaway.

Compliance with the entry requirements will be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Submissions that violate, as determined by the Sponsor, in its sole discretion, these entry requirements will be disqualified from the Giveaway.

If there is a dispute as to the identity of an entrant, Sponsor reserves the right to deem that the entry was made by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address associated with the Twitter account used to enter the Giveaway. The "authorized account holder" is defined as the natural person to whom the email address is assigned by an internet service provider, online service provider or other organization (e.g., business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address.

NOTE: If an entrant participates from his or her wireless phone, the entrant's wireless service provider may charge the entrant for each text message sent and received. Entrants should consult their wireless service provider regarding its pricing plans. Message and data rates may apply.

This Giveaway is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Twitter. You understand that you are providing your information to Sponsor and not to Twitter. You agree to release Twitter from all claims arising out of, or in connection with, this Giveaway. Any questions, comments or complaints regarding this Giveaway should be directed to SPONSOR and not to TWITTER.

ODDS OF WINNING.

Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.

WINNER SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION.

On or about January 26, 2018 at 12:00 EST, three (3) potential winners will be randomly selected from among all eligible entries received. The selection will take place via a stream on NPR's Twitter page @NPRItsBeenAMin. Sponsor will tag potential winners on Twitter. Within twenty-four (24) hours, each potential winner must send @NPRItsBeenAMin a Twitter direct message containing his or her full name and e-mail address ("Prize Claim Information").

Each potential winner is subject to verification of eligibility, including verification of age and residency.

If a potential winner (i) is determined to be ineligible or otherwise disqualified by Sponsor, (ii) fails to respond to Sponsor's first winner notification message within twenty-four (24) hours of notification or after two (2) attempts (whichever occurs first), or (iii) fails to provide his or her Prize Claim Information to Sponsor within twenty-four (24) hours of notification, the potential winner forfeits the prize in its entirety and, if time permits, a substitute potential winner will be selected based upon a random drawing from among all other eligible entries received for the Giveaway during the Entry Period.

Each winner is solely responsible for all federal, state, local, or other applicable taxes associated with the acceptance and use of a prize.

PRIZES.

Three (3) winners will each receive two (2) tickets to watch "It's Been a Minute with Sam Sanders" live in Washington D.C. The approximate retail value ("ARV") of each ticket is $25. The total aggregate ARV of all prizes is $150.

All costs and expenses associated with prize acceptance and use not specifically provided herein are the sole responsibility of each winner, including without limitation, any travel and accommodation expenses.

The right to receive a prize cannot be transferred, assigned or redeemed for cash. No prize substitution is permitted, except at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. If a prize or component of any prize cannot be awarded for any reason, Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to substitute a prize or component with one of comparable or greater retail value.

Prizes will be e-mailed to the e-mail address provided by the winner. If any prize is returned as undeliverable, the winner forfeits the prize in its entirety and Sponsor reserves the right to announce a substitute winner based upon a random drawing of the other eligible entries received for the Giveaway during the Entry Period.

PUBLICITY.

Except where prohibited by law, the winner's acceptance of a prize constitutes permission for Sponsor and Sponsor's designees, to use the winner's name and likeness worldwide and in all forms of media, in perpetuity, for any promotional, advertising or publicity purpose without further compensation or approval.

RELEASE AND LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY OF GIVEAWAY PARTIES.

Lost or Corrupted Entries: The Giveaway Parties assume no liability and are not responsible for, and you/entrant hereby forever waive any rights to any claim in connection with, lost, late, incomplete, corrupted, stolen, misdirected, undelivered or illegible or postage-due entries or mail, if applicable; or for any computer, telephone, cable, network, satellite, electronic or Internet hardware or software malfunctions, unauthorized human intervention, or the incorrect or inaccurate capture of entry or other information, or the failure to capture any such information. The Giveaway Parties are not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by entry information submitted by entrants or tampering, hacking, or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in this Giveaway, and assume no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to the Giveaway.

Giveaway Errors: The Giveaway Parties assume no liability and are not responsible for, and you/entrant hereby forever waive any rights to any claim in connection with, errors and/or ambiguity: (a) in the Giveaway; (b) in tracking entries to the Giveaway; (c) in any related advertising or promotions of this Giveaway; and/or (d) in these Official Rules. In the event of any ambiguity or error(s) in these Official Rules, Sponsor reserves the right to modify these Official Rules for clarification purposes or to correct any such ambiguity or error(s). If due to an error or for any other reason, more legitimate prize claims are received than the number of prizes stated in these Official Rules, Sponsor reserves the right to award only the stated number of prizes in a random drawing from among all verified and legitimate prize claims received. In no event will more than the stated number of prizes be awarded.

Disclaimer of Warranties. SPONSOR MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, REGARDING ANY PRIZE OR YOUR PARTICIPATION IN THE GIVEAWAY.

Release. BY PARTICIPATING IN THE GIVEAWAY, EACH ENTRANT AGREES TO RELEASE AND HOLD, HARMLESS THE GIVEAWAY PARTIES FROM ANY AND ALL LOSSES, DAMAGES, RIGHTS, CLAIMS AND ACTIONS OF ANY KIND ARISING IN CONNECTION WITH THE GIVEAWAY OR THE ACCEPTANCE, POSSESSION, OR USE OF ANY PRIZE, OR ANY TRAVEL OR OTHER ACTIVITY RELATING TO THE GIVEAWAY, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, CLAIMS FOR PERSONAL INJURY, DEATH, AND PROPERTY DAMAGE, AND CLAIMS BASED ON PUBLICITY RIGHTS, DEFAMATION, OR INVASION OF PRIVACY.

Limitation of Liability. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, THE GIVEAWAY PARTIES WILL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF YOUR/ENTRANT'S ACCESS TO AND USE OF THE GIVEAWAY OR THE DOWNLOADING FROM AND/OR PRINTING MATERIAL DOWNLOADED FROM THE GIVEAWAY, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

LEGAL WARNING: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN INDIVIDUAL, WHETHER OR NOT AN ENTRANT, TO DELIBERATELY UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS GIVEAWAY IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS, AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES AND PURSUE ALL OTHER REMEDIES AGAINST ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

SPONSOR'S RESERVATION OF RIGHTS.

If the Giveaway is not capable of running as planned for any reason, including without limitation, due to a force majeure event or infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of the Giveaway, Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who is responsible or who tampers with the entry process or otherwise acts in violation of these Official Rules, and to cancel, modify, or terminate the Giveaway. In the event of cancellation, Sponsor reserves the right to randomly draw a winner from all eligible, non-suspect entries received prior to cancellation.

GOVERNING LAW.

THE GIVEAWAY IS GOVERNED BY, AND WILL BE CONSTRUED IN ACCORDANCE WITH, THE LAWS OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, WITHOUT REGARD TO ITS CONFLICTS OF LAW PRINCIPLES, AND THE FORUM AND VENUE FOR ANY DISPUTE RELATING TO THE GIVEAWAY SHALL BE IN A COURT OF COMPETENT JURISDICTION IN THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA.

PRIVACY.

Any personally identifiable information collected during an entrant's participation in the Giveaway may be used by Sponsor and its designees (i) for the administration and fulfillment of the Giveaway, (ii) as described in these Official Rules, and (iii) for any purpose in accordance with Sponsor's privacy policy available at http://www.npr.org/about/privacypolicy.html.

NAMES OF WINNERS.

For the names of the winners, after January 26, 2018, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: Winners List, "It's Been A Minute Giveaway," ATTN: NPR Music, c/o National Public Radio, Inc., 1111 North Capitol Street, NE, Washington, DC 20002. Requests received without a self-addressed, stamped envelope will not be fulfilled. Requests must be received no later than sixty (60) days after the end of the Entry Period.

NO WAIVER/SEVERABILITY.

Sponsor's failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that or any other provision. If any provision of these Official Rules is held to be invalid or unenforceable, such provision shall be struck, and the remaining provisions shall be enforced.
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