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#VillaMetro Twitter Party Rules

Enter to win a custom #Awesometown bicycle from @SoleBicycles!! 

  • RSVP saying "I'm going" or "See you there" for automatic entry into the contest
  • Tag @Metrolink and @ValenciaSoCal
  • Hashtag #VillaMetro 

Invite your friends to our Twitter Party!

  • Participate in our Twitter Party on 8/1 for the chance to win more great prizes including Metrolink passes, Swell water bottles, and Go-Jo mugs plus Starbucks gift cards
  • Join the Twitter Party for lots of great information! We are talking smart commuting and eco-friendly living

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VILLA METRO TWITTER PARTY CONTEST OFFICIAL RULES

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN A PRIZE.

A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE CHANCES OF WINNING.

GENERAL RULES OF CONTEST:

The Villa Metro Twitter Party Contest (the “Contest”) is sponsored by the following entities: (1) The Newhall Land and Farming Company (a California Limited Partnership) (“Newhall”), located at 25124 Springfield Ct., 3rd Floor, Valencia, CA 91355, (2) Metrolink, located at One Gateway Plaza, 12th Floor, Los Angeles, CA 90012, and (3) The New Home Company (“New Home”), located at 95 Enterprise, Suite 325, Aliso Viejo, CA 92656 (Newhall, Metrolink, and New Home, together with their respective subsidiaries and affiliates, are collectively referred to herein as the “Sponsor”).  The Contest is governed by these official rules (“Official Rules”).  By participating in the Contest, each entrant agrees to abide by these Official Rules, including all eligibility requirements, and understands that the results of the Contest, as determined by Sponsor and its agents, are final in all respects.  The Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Twitter.  However, you must have a Twitter account to participate. The Contest is subject to all federal, state and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited by law.  BY PARTICIPATING IN THE CONTEST YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT YOU ARE PROVIDING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION TO SPONSOR.  SUCH INFORMATION WILL BE USED AS PROVIDED IN THE PRIVACY SECTION OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES.

ELIGIBILITY:

The Contest is open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia (and currently residing therein), who are eighteen (18) years of age or older at the time of entry.  Employees, officers and directors of Sponsor and its affiliates, as well as members of their immediate families (defined as parents, spouses, children, siblings and grandparents) and individuals living in the same household as those individuals are not eligible to enter or win.  Sponsor has the right to verify the eligibility of each entrant.

CONTEST PERIOD:

The Contest begins on July 26 2013, at 6:00 p.m. (PST) and ends at 7:00 p.m. (PST) on August 1, 2013 (the “Contest Period”).  Contest entries (as described below) for the Grand Prize must be submitted two (2) hours prior to the expiration of the Contest Period and for the Trivia Prizes, must be submitted during the Twitter Party (as defined below) on August 1, 2013, between 6:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. PST.

HOW TO ENTER:

Grand Prize.

Sponsor is hosting a virtual online Twitter Party (the “Twitter Party”) on August 1, 2013, between 6:00 p.m. (PST) and 7:00 p.m. (PST).  To be eligible for the Grand Prize, Tweet or Retweet an “RSVP” using the hashtag #VillaMetro and the tags @ValenciaSoCal and @Metrolink after the commencement of the Contest Period until 5:00 p.m. (PST) on the day of the Twitter Party.  The “RSVP” should include something similar to “I’m going to the Villa Metro Twitter Party” or “see you at the Villa Metro Twitter Party.”  Entrants must attend the Twitter Party to be eligible to win the Grand Prize.  Sponsor, may disqualify any Entry (as defined below) from the Contest if it believes, in its sole and absolute discretion that your Submission fails to conform to these Official Rules.

Trivia Prizes.

To be eligible for the Trivia Prizes, entrants must first follow @Metrolink and @ValenciaSoCal on Twitter (the “Feed”).  During the Twitter Party (at times to be determined solely by Sponsor), Sponsor will issue trivia questions (each a “Question”) together with a corresponding trivia prize for such Questions through the Feed.  Once a Question is provided, entrants must then view the Question and submit an answer to the Question via a reply Tweet (an “Entry”) using Twitter’s @reply function and include the hashtag #VillaMetro and the Twitter name of the asker in the body of the Tweet.  Entrants must wait for the particular Question to be posted by Sponsor on @Metrolink and @ValenciaSoCal through the Feed before submitting the Entry.  Only Entries received after Sponsor posts the relevant Question will be valid and eligible for entry with regard to the applicable Question.  Entrants must attend the Twitter Party to be eligible to win the Trivia Prizes.

For both the Grand Prize and Trivia Prizes, only one entry per Twitter account will be accepted per day.  Sponsor is not responsible for (a) lost, misdirected, late, incomplete, or unintelligible entries or for inaccurate entry information, whether caused by entrant or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Contest, or by any technical or human error that may occur in the processing of entries; or (b) any printing or typographical errors in any materials associated with the Contest.  Incomplete, duplicate, mechanically reproduced, or automated Entries are not permitted and will be deemed void.  Sponsor has no obligation to advise an entrant of an incomplete or otherwise non-compliant Entry.

ENTRIES:

Entries may not be obscene or indecent; cannot be sexually explicit or suggestive, profane or pornographic, unnecessarily violent or derogatory of any ethnic, racial, gender, religious, professional or age group; cannot promote alcohol, illegal drugs, tobacco, firearms/weapons (or the use of any of the foregoing), any activities that may appear unsafe or dangerous, or any particular political agenda or message; cannot be offensive or endorse any form of hate or hate group; cannot defame, misrepresent or contain disparaging remarks about Sponsor or its products or services, or other people, products or companies; cannot communicate messages or images inconsistent with the positive images and/or goodwill to which Sponsor wishes to associate; may not invade privacy or other rights of any person, firm or entity; may not in any other way violate any applicable federal, state or local laws or regulations or the Twitter.com Terms of Service; may not contain any reference to any third party trademarks, names or third party logos or any copyrighted components (other than as owned by the entrant); and cannot contain any personal identification, such as license plate numbers, personal names, email addresses or street addresses. Entries containing any such prohibited content and/or otherwise deemed by Sponsor, in its sole discretion, to be inappropriate or not in compliance with these Official Rules may be disqualified. Sponsor makes the final determination as to what entries are eligible to take part in this Contest. Sponsor reserves the right to waive these entry guidelines set forth herein in its reasonable discretion.

SELECTION OF WINNERS:

Grand Prize.  Using a random number generator, one (1) winner shall be selected from the qualifying Entries to the Grand Prize.

Trivia Prizes.  The first Twitter name to respond with the correct answer using the hashtag #VillaMetro and tagging the Question asker will win that Question’s prize.  Determination of correct Entries will be in the sole and absolute discretion of Sponsor whose decision will be final and not subject to appeal.

Limit one prize per Twitter account.  Potential winners will be notified by direct message to their Twitter Account. Potential prize winners must respond to prize notification within seven (7) days.  If a potential winner fails to respond within the time period specified by Sponsor, cannot be contacted or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, that potential winner may be disqualified and an alternate winner may be selected.  Potential prize winners must comply with these Official Rules in order to be confirmed the winner of a prize.  Prior to receipt of any prize, potential prize winners must sign and return an acknowledgement of these Official Rules, a release of Sponsor and any other required forms, including, without limitation, affidavits of eligibility, prize acceptance and liability and publicity release forms, and IRS-W9 forms.  If a potential prize winner fails to return all of the required forms within the time specified, that potential prize winner may be disqualified.  The return of the above-mentioned forms within the time required by Sponsor shall be solely the responsibility of the prize winner; Sponsor is not responsible for delays in delivery.

ODDS OF WINNING A CONTEST PRIZE:

The odds of winning the Grand Prize in the Contest drawing will depend on number of entrants that are submitting entrees in the Contest and it the case of the Trivia Prizes, it will depend on when the entry is received and correctness the Entry.

PRIZES:

Grand Prize:    (1) Custom Sole Bicycle (approximate retail value (“ARV”) $400)

Trivia Prizes:   There will be thirty trivia prize winners that will win one of the following thirty prizes listed below:

(20)      Metrolink roundtrip tickets (ARV $50)
(5)        Swell water bottles (ARV $50)
(5)        Starbucks Go-Jo mugs containing a $5.00 Starbucks gift card (ARV $20)

All other costs and expenses which are not specifically listed as part of a prize in these Official Rules and which may be associated with the award, acceptance, receipt and use of all or any portion of an awarded prize are solely the responsibility of the respective prize winner, including, without limitation, any service charges or other fees.  ALL FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL TAXES ASSOCIATED WITH THE RECEIPT OR USE OF ANY PRIZE ARE SOLELY THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE WINNERS.

ADDITIONAL LIMITATIONS:

Prizes are non-transferable.  Except as otherwise provided herein, no substitution of prizes is permitted; however, Sponsor reserves the right to substitute any prize with another of equal or greater value. Sponsor and its respective parent, affiliate and subsidiary companies, agents, and representatives are not responsible for any typographical or other errors in the offer or administration of the Contest, including, but not limited to, errors in any printing or posting or these Official Rules, the selection and announcement of any winner, or the distribution of any prize.  Any attempt to damage the content or operation of this Contest is unlawful and subject to possible legal action by Sponsor.  Sponsor reserves the right to terminate, suspend or amend the Contest, without notice, and for any reason, including, without limitation, if Sponsor determines that the Contest cannot be conducted as planned or should a virus, bug, tampering or unauthorized intervention, technical failure or other cause beyond Sponsor’s control corrupt the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper play of the Contest. In the event any tampering or unauthorized intervention may have occurred, Sponsor reserves the right to void suspect entries at issue.

Sponsor and its respective parent, affiliate and subsidiary companies, agents, and representatives, and any telephone network or service providers, are not responsible for incorrect or inaccurate transcription of entry information, or for any human error, technical malfunction, lost or delayed data transmission, omission, interruption, deletion, line failure or malfunction of any telephone network, computer equipment or software, the inability to access any website or online service or any other error, human or otherwise.

NO LIABILITY: 

By participating, entrants agree to release, discharge, indemnify and hold harmless Sponsor (the officers, directors, employees, shareholders, agents and representatives of Sponsor.) and Twitter, from and against any claims made by entrants, or any other third parties, related in any way to the operation of this Contest as well as any other claims, damages or liability due to any injuries, damages or losses to any person (including death) or property of any kind resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, misuse or use of any prize(s) or participation in any Contest-related activity or participation in this Contest.

PUBLICITY:

Prize winners grant Sponsor and its advertising and promotional agencies and providers and those acting under their permission the irrevocable and perpetual right to use their name, likeness, voice, comments, and any photographs or video or audio footage that may be taken for advertising and publicity purposes in any form of media, now known or hereafter developed or perfected, without payment of additional consideration or acknowledgement, except where prohibited by law.

PRIVACY:

Your personal information, in conjunction with this Contest, will be utilized by Sponsor and its designated agents, affiliates, and business partners for marketing purposes and to provide information to entrants about their products, services and special offers.  Entrant expressly consents to the use of entrant’s information by Sponsor and its designated agents, affiliates, and business partners for such purposes.  For additional information, please consult the Privacy Policy links at www.valencia.com, www.metrolinktrains.com, and www.thenewhomecompany.com.

COPIES OF THE RULES AND WINNERS LIST:

Requests for copies of these Official Rules or a winner’s list (after August 1, 2013) may be sent to Sponsor, Attn: “Villa Metro Twitter Party Contest,” 25124 Springfield Ct., 3rd Floor, Valencia, CA 91355.  Please specify which you are requesting.  All requests must be received by October 1, 2013.  All questions, comments or concerns regarding this Contest should be directed to Sponsor at awesometown@valencia.com.