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     FTX Ticket Giveaway Promotion

OFFICIAL RULES

Sponsored by West Realm Shires Services, Inc. d/b/a FTX U.S. (“Sponsor”).

NO ENTRY FEE.  NO PURCHASE OR FTX ACCOUNT ACTIVITY NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN A PRIZE. A PURCHASE OR FTX ACCOUNT ACTIVITY WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW.

The “[FTX Ticket Giveaway” Promotion (the “Sweepstakes”) begins on Monday, October 3, 2022 at 12:00PM Eastern Standard Time (“EST”) and ends on October 18, 2022 at 12:01AM EST (the “Promotion Period”).

1.       Agreement to Official Rules. By entering or participating in the Sweepstakes, you accept and agree to be bound by these “Official Rules.”

2.       Eligibility. The Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the 50 United States and D.C. (excluding New York Florida, and Rhode Island), eighteen (18) years of age or older (or other age of majority in your jurisdiction and capable of forming a binding contract with FTX.US) at the time of entry, who participate in either of the two methods of entry as detailed below and are either New or Existing Users. A “New User” is an individual that has not already created a FTX App account at the time of entry.  An Existing User is an individual that has already created a FTX App account at the time of entry. Employees of Sponsor, MLB Entities (defined below) and each of their parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising, promotion, fulfillment or other coordinating agencies, individuals providing services to Sponsor through an outsourcer or temporary employment agency during the Promotion Period, and their respective immediate family members and persons living in the same household, are also not eligible to participate in the Sweepstakes. The “MLB Entities” shall mean the Office of the Commissioner of Baseball (“BOC”), its Bureaus, Committees, Subcommittees and Councils, MLB Advanced Media, L.P., Major League Baseball Properties, Inc., The MLB Network, LLC, the Major League Baseball Clubs (“Clubs”), each of their parent, subsidiary, affiliated and related entities, any entity which, now or in the future, controls, is controlled by, or is under common control with the Clubs or the BOC and the owners, general and limited partners, shareholders, directors, officers, employees and agents of the foregoing entities.

3.       How to Enter. During the Promotion Period, New & Existing Users may enter by completing the following steps:

(a)   Entry via Landing Page – New & Existing User

                                               i.     Participants will visit a landing page posted on FTX Social Media channels: FTX Instagram (@FTX_Official) or Twitter (@FTX_Official) social media sites, or (if applicable) contained in an email at ftx.us/mlb2022. 

                                              ii.     Pick a league from the two choices. For the American League click the appropriate icon or enter promo code WS22A, and for the National League click appropriate icon or enter promo code WS22N.

                                             iii.     You will be directed to either sign in to your existing FTX.us account, or you will be required to create an FTX.us account. To set up an FTX.us account, you must provide the required information as instructed on the FTX.us website and complete the required verification process.  

  • Entry via FTX Email BlastExisting User

                                               i.     As an FTX US customer, participants will receive an email which includes a promotional code and link to a landing page. 

                                              ii.     User will then arrive to a landing page where you will pick a league from the two choices. For the American League click the appropriate icon or enter promo code WS22A, and for the National League click appropriate icon or enter promo code WS22N.

                                             iii.     You will be directed to either sign in to your existing FTX.us account, or you will be required to create an FTX.us account. To set up an FTX.us account, you must provide the required information as instructed on the FTX.us website and complete the required verification process

(c)    Entry by E-Mail: To enter by e-mail without obligation, you must send an email with your first and last name, mailing address, email address, date of birth, and telephone number to campaigns@ftx.us with the subject title “FTX Ticket Giveaway Promotion - Entry,” prior to conclusion of the Promotion Period. Email entries must be received by the conclusion of the Promotion Period. You will receive one (1) entry into the Sweepstakes for such email entry received as stated above.   

Eligible persons that satisfy the steps above during the Promotion Period will receive one (1) entry into the Sweepstakes. By downloading and/or using the FTX App, you agree to the respective terms of use and privacy policy located at  https://ftx.us/legal/legal-policies .  If you do not agree to such terms of use and privacy policy, you cannot create a respective account, and will be ineligible to receive a prize. 

All entries become property of Sponsor and none will be acknowledged or returned. No automatically generated, photocopies or other form of mechanically reproduced entries will be accepted. Any use of robotic, automatic, programmed or the like entry methods will void all such entries by such methods.

Only one (1) entry per person, household and/or email address is permitted, regardless of method of entry. Entrants submitting multiple entries or violating any of these Official Rules will be disqualified.  Entries received from any person who has already engaged in a first trade via the FTX App will be disqualified.  Proof of submission of an entry does not constitute proof of delivery or receipt.

Any entries that are notselected for a given round will automatically be entered into the drawing pool for future rounds (e.g., if not selected for the Wild Card Round, that entrant may still be selected for Divisional or Championship round tickets). However, any person selected for a given round will not be eligible for future round drawings, even if he/she declines the tickets.

Note: To claim a prize in this Sweepstakes, the potential winner will be required to have an FTX App account.  All accounts require the collection of personal information.   Potential winners that do not have an FTX App account and/or if their FTX App account is not approved by Sponsor will be disqualified.  ALL POTENTIAL WINNERS ARE SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION BY SPONSOR, WHOSE DECISIONS ARE FINAL AND BINDING.  AN ENTRANT IS NOT A WINNER OF ANY PRIZE UNLESS AND UNTIL THAT ENTRANTS’S ELIGIBILITY AND COMPLIANCE WITH ALL REQUIREMENTS TO CLAIM A PRIZE HAVE BEEN VERIFIED AND FULFILLED, AND THE ENTRANT HAS BEEN NOTIFIED THAT VERIFICATION IS COMPLETE. 

4.       Prize Drawing: All Sweepstakes entries meeting the requirements of these Official Rules will be entered into the prize drawing, to be held throughout various dates during the MLB Playoff Period as outlined below.  The drawing will be conducted either by independent persons or a computer program that randomly chooses the winner, from all eligible entries received and the random selection is final and binding.  Sponsor’s clock will be the official clock for the Promotion Period. The order in which potential winners are selected via the random drawing will determine their place and the prize amount to be awarded as set forth in Section 5 (Prizes and Odds), e.g. the first entry drawn will be the “Prize” winner and so on.

(a)   Prize Drawing Dates

                                               i.     October 5, 2022 – Wild Card Game

                                              ii.     October 7, 2022 – Division Series

                                             iii.     October 14, 2022 – League Championship Series

                                             iv.     October 24, 2022 – World Series

 

5.       Prizes and Odds: The prizes to be awarded from the Sweepstakes are as follows:

(a)   Wild Card Series Prize*:

                                               i.     For up to thirty (30) unique winners, each winner will be assigned a Wild Card Round and receive two (2) tickets for one (1) game (the “Game”) in their assigned round for themselves and one (1) guest. Approximate retail value: $700.00 (USD) per winner, $21,000 in total for the Wild Card Round.

(b)   Division Series Prize*:

                                               i.     For up to twenty-five (25) unique winners, each winner will be assigned an American or National League Divisional Round and receive two (2) tickets for one (1) game (the “Game”) in their assigned round for themselves and one (1) guest. Approximate retail value: $800.00 (USD) per winner, $20,000 in total for the Divisional Round.

(c)    League Championship Series Prize*:

                                               i.     For up to ten (10) unique winners, each winner will be assigned either the American or National League Championship round and receive two (2) tickets for each game (the “Game”) in their assigned round for themselves and one (1) guest. Approximate retail value: $1,200.00 (USD) per winner, $12,000 in total for the League Championship Series.

(d)   One (1) Grand Prize – World Series Game*:

                                               i.     For up to five (5) unique winners, they will receive two (2) tickets for one (1) World Series game (the “Game”) for themselves and one (1) guest. Approximate retail value: $1,500.00 (USD) per winner, $7,500 in total for the World Series

Total Approximate Retail Value of Prizes: $60,500.00 (USD)

 

*Total available tickets subject to change pending market and availability.

 

The odds of winning a prize depend on the total number of eligible entries received. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a particular prize or prize component for one of comparable or greater value. No responsibility is assumed by Sponsor if the game is cancelled, rescheduled, delayed or postponed, in whole or in part, for any reason and no compensation will be paid in lieu of any cancelled,  rescheduled, delayed or postponed game and such prize component will be forfeited, except as may be otherwise determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion.  Sponsor will not replace any lost or stolen prizes. Winners are solely responsible for any and all federal, state, provincial and local taxes, if any, that apply to prizes. You agree to provide Sponsor with any additional information and complete any required tax or other forms relating to your receipt of a Prize.

Sponsor is not responsible if the originally scheduled Game (or other prize listed above) is delayed, postponed or cancelled for any reason or where the winner is deemed ineligible to participate for reasons outside of Sponsor’s control (including, without limitation, winner’s failure to provide complete or timely registration or health and safety information) in which event some or all of the prize may be forfeited in its entirety and no substitution will be provided except as in Sponsor’s sole discretion.

All expenses and travel costs are the sole responsibility of the winner and his or her travel companion. Winner’s companion must be at least eighteen (18) years of age at the time of travel. Without limiting any other terms of these Official Rules, the travel companion (or if the travel companion is under the age of majority in his or her jurisdiction of residence, travel companion’s parent or legal guardian) must execute an affidavit of eligibility and publicity/liability, and may be required to provide proof of vaccination or a written attestation that he/she cannot be vaccinated because of a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief, prior to issuance of travel documents.

The prize is non-transferable and tickets cannot be resold. No cash or other substitution of prize will be made except as provided herein at the Sponsor’s sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize for one of equal or greater value. Sponsor will not replace any lost or stolen prizes and is not responsible for any lost, mutilated or stolen tickets, travel vouchers or certificates. Winner and his or her travel companion are solely responsible for (a) their own conduct while accepting the prize and agree to comply with all applicable laws, rules, and regulations pertaining to use and enjoyment of the prize (including without limitation any applicable health and safety policies and procedures); and (b) any and all federal, state, provincial and local taxes, if any, that apply to prizes.   Use of any Major League Baseball game/event/exhibition ticket, including any Game tickets, is subject to the standard terms, conditions, and health and safety policies applicable to the ticket currently available at: mlb.com/ticketback. Seat locations at the game/event/exhibition, including the Game, and, unless otherwise stated in the prize description, exact game/event/exhibition date shall be determined in the sole discretion of Sponsor. Winner’s guest(s) must be of legal age of majority in his/her(their) jurisdiction(s) of residence unless accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Major League Baseball game/event/exhibition dates and times are determined in the sole discretion of the BOC and/or the applicable Club and may be subject to change. The terms and conditions of the tickets awarded as part of the prize will govern in the event a legal game/event/exhibition, as defined by Major League Baseball, is not played or held due to weather conditions, an act of God, an act of terrorism, civil disturbance, or any other reason. Winner and his/her guest(s) agree to comply with all applicable ballpark and venue regulations in connection with the prize. Sponsor and the MLB Entities reserve the right to remove or to deny entry to the winner and/or his/her guest(s) who engage in a non-sportsmanlike or disruptive manner or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten, or harass any other person at the game/event/exhibition. Sponsor and MLB Entities will not be responsible for weather conditions; acts of God; acts of terrorism; civil disturbances; local, state, or federal regulation, order, or policy; work stoppage; epidemic, pandemic, or any other issue concerning public health or safety; or any other event outside of their control that may cause the cancellation or postponement of any Major League Baseball game/event/exhibition. Major League Baseball game/event/exhibition tickets awarded as prizes may not be resold, offered for resale, or used for any commercial or promotional purpose whatsoever. Any such resale or commercial or promotional use may result in disqualification and prize forfeiture, and may invalidate the license granted by the game/event/exhibition ticket. Participation in the prize event is subject to winner’s (and guest’s) consent to and compliance with all health and safety policies of the MLB Entities. MLB entities make no warranty, guaranty, or representation of any kind concerning the prize (or any portion thereof) and disclaim any implied warranty.

 

DISCLOSURE: THE VALUE OF CRYPTOCURRENCY IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE. THERE CAN BE A SUBSTANTIAL RISK THAT IT COULD LOSE VALUE (POSSIBLY ALL VALUE) AS A RESULT OF BUYING, SELLING, OR HOLDING CRYPTOCURRENCY

All prizes are non-transferable and no cash or other substitution of prizes is permitted, except at the sole discretion of Sponsor for a prize of equal or greater value. Sponsor will not replace any lost or stolen prizes. Winners are solely responsible for any and all federal, state, provincial and local taxes, if any, that apply to prizes. You agree to provide Sponsor with any additional information and complete any required tax or other forms relating to your receipt of a prize.

 

6.       Notification of Winners. The potential winner will be notified by email and will be required to respond to such email within 24 hours of date/time email was sent by Sponsor. The potential winner must also sign and return any required affidavit of eligibility and publicity/liability release within one (1) day of notification, and may be required to provide proof of vaccination or a written attestation that he/she cannot be vaccinated because of a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief. Sponsor assumes no responsibility for undeliverable emails (e.g., resulting from any form of active or passive filtering by an email client or for insufficient space in an email account to receive an email).  If a selected potential winner cannot be contacted, is ineligible, fails to respond to the email in the time allotted and/or where applicable an affidavit of eligibility and publicity/liability release is not timely received, is incomplete or modified, their prize may be forfeited and an alternate winner may be selected from remaining valid, eligible entries.  Winners must have an active FTX App account at the time of awarding the prize.  Prizes will be fulfilled within approximately three (3) days of winner verification.  Upon prize forfeiture or inability to use a prize or portion thereof, no compensation will be given, and Sponsor will have no further obligation to that entrant. In the event of a dispute regarding who submitted an entry, the entry will be deemed submitted by the authorized account holder of the email account specified in the entry. "Authorized account holder" is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an email address by an Internet access 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.

7.       Disclaimers and Limitations on Liability.

(a)            Sponsor and MLB Entities are not responsible for (i) late, lost, delayed, damaged, postage-due, incomplete, illegible, garbled, misdirected or undeliverable entries, responses, or other correspondence, whether by email or postal mail or otherwise; (ii) theft, destruction, unauthorized access to or alterations of entry materials; or (iii) phone, electrical, network, computer, hardware, software program or transmission malfunctions, failures or difficulties or any technical hardware or software failures of any kind, which may limit a person’s ability to participate in the Sweepstakes.

(b)            IN NO EVENT WILL SPONSOR OR THE MLB ENTITIES BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY DIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, EXEMPLARY, PUNITIVE OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING LOSS OF USE, DATA, BUSINESS OR PROFITS) ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR PARTICIPATION IN THE SWEEPSTAKES, WHETHER SUCH LIABILITY ARISES FROM ANY CLAIM BASED UPON CONTRACT, WARRANTY, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, AND WHETHER OR NOT SPONSOR HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH LOSS OR DAMAGE. Some jurisdictions do not allow the limitation or exclusion of liability for incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you.

8.       Indemnification. You agree to release, indemnify, defend and hold Sponsor, MLB Entities and each of their parent, affiliates, subsidiaries, directors, officers, employees, sponsors and agents, including advertising and promotion agencies, and assigns, and any other organizations related to the Sweepstakes, harmless, from any and all claims, injuries, damages, expenses or losses to person or property and/or liabilities of any nature that in any way arise from participation in this Sweepstakes or acceptance or use of a prize or parts thereof, including, without limitation, (i) any condition caused by events beyond Sponsor’s control that may cause the Sweepstakes to be disrupted or corrupted; (ii) the prize, or acceptance, possession, or use of the prize, or from participation in the Sweepstakes; and (iii) any printing or typographical errors in any materials associated with the Sweepstakes.

9.       Publicity. Except where prohibited, by participating in the Sweepstakes, you consent to the use of your name, photo and/or likeness, biographical information, entry and statements attributed to you (if true) for advertising and promotional purposes, including without limitation, inclusion in Sponsor’s newsletters, on the Sponsor’s homepages located at https://www.ftx.us  and those of our partners and our social media channels (including https://instagram.com/ftx_app/https://www.instagram.com/ftx_official/, httpls://www.instagram.com/ftx_us/, https://twitter.com/ftx_official, https://twitter.com/ftx_ushttps://twitter.com/ftx_app/without additional compensation.

10.    Additional Conditions. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes in whole or in part, if in Sponsor’s opinion (a) the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned by reason of the occurrence of any event beyond its control including, but not limited to, fire, flood, epidemic, pandemic, earthquake, explosion, labor dispute or strike, act of God or public enemy, communications,  equipment failure, utility or service interruptions, riot or civil disturbance, terrorist threat or activity, war (declared or undeclared), interference with the Sweepstakes by any party, or any federal, state, local or provincial government law, order, or regulation, order of any court or jurisdiction, or other cause not reasonably within Sponsor’s control, or (b) any other factors beyond Sponsor’s reasonable control corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes, in all instances without liability to the entrants. Sponsor also reserves the right to disqualify any entrant or winner, as determined by Sponsor, in its sole discretion. 

11.    Governing Law and Choice of Forum. These Official Rules are governed by the law of the State of California, without reference to rules governing choice of laws. Any action, suit or case arising out of, or in connection with, this Sweepstakes or these Official Rules must be brought in either the federal courts located in the Northern district of California, or the state courts located in Santa Clara County, California.

12.    Personal Information. Sponsor may collect personal data about entrants online, in accordance with its privacy policies and as may be more specifically set forth in these Official Rules. Please review these Official Rules and Sponsor’s Privacy Policy, which can respectively be found at https://ftx.us/legal/legal-policies .

13.    Third Party Platforms. If this Sweepstakes is hosted, administered, or operated on a third party platform, including without limitation a social media platform (e.g., Facebook, Instagram or Twitter) (“Third Party Platform”), then by participating in this Sweepstakes, entrants hereby release and agree to comply with all rules and policies set forth by such Third Party Platform and to hold harmless such Third Party Platform from any and all liability, loss or damages arising from or in connection with the awarding, receipt, and/or use or misuse of prizes or participation in any prize related activities. This Sweepstakes is not sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, any Third Party Platform.

14.    Winners List. For the names of all prize winners, send an email message to promotions@ftx.us with “Winners - [Playoff Ticket] Promotion” as the email subject and “Winners - [Playoff Ticket] Promotion” specified in the body of the email. Requests must be received within four (4) weeks of the end of the Promotion Period.  The winners list will be available after all winners have been verified.

15.    Sponsor’sAddress: West Realm Shires Services, Inc. d/b/a FTX U.S., 1111 Brickell Avenue (Suite 1870)
Miami FL 33131.

This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored by any of the MLB Entities. Major League Baseball trademarks and copyrights are used with permission of Major League Baseball. Visit MLB.com.

16.    Contact. If you have any questions relating to this Sweepstakes, you may contact Sponsor via email at: promotions@ftx.us.

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