Rules of Engagement for TRICARE Ugly Sweater Contest

12/11/2018

NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.

The “TRICARE Ugly Sweater Contest” is sponsored by the Defense Health Agency's Communications Division (“Sponsor”) and this 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 subject to all federal, state and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited by law.

This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook. Any questions, comments or complaints regarding the promotion will be directed to Sponsor, not Facebook.

ELIGIBILITY

The Contest is open to legal residents of their respective countries where not prohibited by law, who are eighteen (18) years of age or older at the time of entry who have Internet access prior to the beginning of the Contest Period. Sponsor has the right to verify the eligibility of each entrant. 

CONTEST PERIOD

The Contest begins at December 13, 2018 8:00 AM EST and ends at December 20, 2018 8:00 PM EST. (“Contest Period”). All entries (submissions) must be received on or before the time stated during that submission period. Sponsor reserves the right to extend or shorten the contest at their sole discretion.

HOW TO ENTER

You can enter the Contest through the Sponsor Facebook Page (www.facebook.com/TRICARE). You can find the pinned post on the Sponsor’s Facebook Page. Entrants must respond (otherwise known as reply) to the pinned post and include a photo of themselves (or with their family or pets) in an ugly sweater(s) and include the hashtags #UglySweater and #TRICARE. 

You may submit as many photos as you wish.

Photos and posts may not include threats, obscenity, material that would violate the law if published here, and must not be abusive, defamatory or sexually explicit.

Photos or posts that contain the following will be deleted:

  • Contains obscene, threatening, or abusive language or discrimination (hate speech) based on race, sex, gender, religion, national origin, age, or disability.
  • Promotes services or products.
  • Promotes violence.
  • Includes any personal or sensitive information (phone numbers, email or postal addresses).
  • Contains Operational Security (OPSEC) details.
  • Contains personal health information details.

Additionally, the Sponsor reserves the right to review, edit, move or delete any material submitted as a comment or placed on its profile, without notice. Comments and photos submitted will be reviewed and inappropriate comments may be deleted at the sole discretion of the Sponsor.

WINNER SELECTION

All eligible entries received during the Submission Period will be gathered into a database at the end of the Submission Period.   A winner will be chosen based on the total number of likes its photo receives.  The most likes will be declared the winner.

The winner(s) will be announced on or about December 21, 2018 on or about 12:00 PM EST.  Each entrant is responsible for monitoring the TRICARE Facebook page for winning notification and any other communications related to this Contest.  If a potential winner fails to comply with these official rules, that potential winner will be disqualified.

PRIZES

Grand Prize: Bragging rights. Maximum value is priceless (no cash value).

ADDITIONAL LIMITATIONS

Sponsor and its respective parent, affiliate and subsidiary agencies, 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.

INDEMNIFICATION AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

BY ENTERING THE CONTEST, EACH ENTRANT AGREES TO INDEMNIFY, RELEASE AND HOLD HARMLESS SPONSOR AND ITS PARENT, AFFILIATE AND SUBSIDIARY AGENCIES, THE FACEBOOK PLATFORM, ADMINISTRATOR, ADVERTISING AND PROMOTIONAL AGENCIES, AND ALL THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, REPRESENTATIVES AND AGENTS FROM ANY LIABILITY, DAMAGES, LOSSES OR INJURY RESULTING IN WHOLE OR IN PART, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, FROM THAT ENTRANT’S PARTICIPATION IN THE CONTEST AND THE ACCEPTANCE, USE OR MISUSE OF ANY PRIZE THAT MAY BE WON.

PUBLICITY

By participating, each entrant grants Sponsor permission to use his/her name, likeness or comments for publicity purposes, including on www.TRICARE.mil, without payment of additional consideration, except where prohibited by law.

SWEEPSTAKES SPONSORS

This sweepstakes is sponsored by:

DHA Communications Division

7700 Arlington Blvd

Falls Church, VA 22042

Any questions regarding this Contest should be directed to DHA Communications Division at dha.ncr.comm.mbx.tricare-social-media@mail.mil.

Last Updated 1/24/2019