Comic-Con 2015 is nearly three weeks away! Have you been dreaming about attending the year’s biggest pop culture event, but failed in every attempt to obtain tickets? Designer Studio Store is here to save the day!
Our latest sweepstakes is one that’s local to us — two one-day passes to San Diego Comic-Con International. The costumes, the comics, and the A-list celebs converge for one magical weekend in July. We’re giving you the chance to be included.
How to win: Follow us on Instagram @DesignerStudioStore and re-gram the contest banner with why YOU need to be at Comic-Con. Include #DesignerStudioCC and @DesignerStudioStore to be qualified. Enter by June 29.
The potential Winner will be contacted shortly after the Sweepstakes ends. Mark your calendars now! The dates for Comic-Con 2015 are July 9 – 12. Good luck!
Check out our Survival Guide for 11 tips and tricks for your best Con yet!
DESIGNER STUDIO STORE COMIC-CON SWEEPSTAKES (THE “SWEEPSTAKES”)
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. ODDS OF WINNING THE GRAND PRIZE WILL DEPEND ON THE TOTAL NUMBER OF ELIGIBLE ENTRIES RECEIVED. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. ALL DISPUTES WILL BE RESOLVED SOLELY BY BINDING ARBITRATION AND ENTRANTS WAIVE THE ABILITY TO BRING CLAIMS IN A CLASS ACTION FORMAT.
ELIGIBILITY: The Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and D.C. who are eighteen (18) years of age or older at the time of entry. Employees, officers, and directors (including immediate family members and members of the same household, whether or not related) of Designer Studio, Inc. (“Sponsor”), are not eligible to participate or win a Prize (defined below). The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state, territory and local laws, rules and regulations. Void in U.S. territories, commonwealths and possessions, and where prohibited or restricted by law, rule or regulation.
HOW TO ENTER: The Sweepstakes begins at 11:00 AM Pacific Time (“PST”) on June 15, 2015, and ends at 11:00 AM PST on June 29, 2015 (“Entry Period”). Online entry only. No other method of entry will be accepted.
During the Entry Period go to instagram.com/designerstudiostore and view the Sweepstakes image to access the online entry rules for the Sweepstakes. By successfully following DesignerStudioStore on Instagram and re-posting the Sweepstakes image as directed, you will be entered in the Sweepstakes. Entrants must fully complete all tasks requested on the online banner to be eligible. Incomplete and/or inaccurate entries are void.
RANDOM DRAWING: The potential Grand Prize winner of the Sweepstakes will be selected by random drawing on or about June 29, 2015, from among all eligible entries received (the “Grand Prize Drawing”). Subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with the terms of these Official Rules, the potential winner will be declared the official winner of the Sweepstakes (“Winner”). The decisions of Sponsor are final and binding on all matters relating to this Sweepstakes. Odds of winning the Grand Prize depend on the total number of eligible entries received. All non-winning eligible entries from one drawing will automatically carry-over to and be eligible for subsequent drawing(s), if any. Limit one (1) Prize per person, family or household.
PRIZE: Grand Prize (1) – Two (2) single-day passes to San Diego Comic-Con International 2015. Redeemable for Thursday, Friday, or Sunday passes. No Saturday admission. (Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of Grand Prize: $100.) TRANSPORTATION TO/FROM THE CONVENTION AND LODGING NOT INCLUDED.
Tickets will be awarded in the form of emailed documents. Tickets are non-transferable and not redeemable for cash. It is the responsibility of the ticket-holder(s) to be in possession of all necessary documentation (e.g., valid identification) at the time of registration.
PRIZE CONDITIONS: All Prize details shall be determined in the sole and absolute discretion of Sponsor. The Winner is fully responsible for any and all applicable federal, state, territory and local taxes (including income and withholding taxes). All costs and expenses associated with the Prize acceptance and use not specified herein as being provided, including but not limited to lodging, transportation costs, meals, gratuities and other expenses incurred by accepting the Prize are the sole responsibility of each individual Winner. The Prizes are non-transferable and non-assignable, with no cash redemptions. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute any Prize (or any portion thereof) with a prize of comparable or greater value at its sole and absolute discretion. The Winner must also include the name of his/her guest upon claiming the Prize.
NOTIFICATION: The potential winner will be notified via direct messaging on Instagram to the account used at the time of entry (the “Prize Notification”). In the event that the potential winner does not respond to any such Prize Notification within two (2) days of the date of issuance or declines the Prize for any reason, a disqualification will result, the Prize will be forfeited and, at Sponsor’s sole discretion and time permitting, an alternate potential winner may be randomly selected from among all remaining eligible entries received as of the applicable drawing as set forth above. Each potential winner will be required to submit his/her valid street address, telephone number, email address, and full legal name within two (2) days of the date of issuance. Failure to submit any identification required by Sponsor or to return the required information within the specified time period, noncompliance with these Official Rules or the return of the Prize (or any portion thereof) or Prize Notification as undeliverable may result in disqualification and Prize forfeiture and, at Sponsor’s sole discretion and time permitting, may cause an alternate potential winner to be randomly selected from among all remaining eligible entries received as of the applicable drawing as set forth above.
WAIVER OF LIABILITY/PUBLICITY RELEASE: By participating in the Sweepstakes and submitting an entry, each entrant agrees to (a) be bound by these Official Rules, including all entry requirements, and (b) waive any and all claims against Sponsor and each of their respective parents, affiliated companies, subsidiaries, officers, directors, employees, agents, licensees, distributors, dealers, retailers, printers, representatives and advertising and promotion agencies (collectively, “Released Parties”) for any injury, damage or loss that may occur, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from the participation in the Sweepstakes or from the receipt or use of the Prize (or any portion thereof) or any travel or activity related to the receipt or use of the Prize (or any portion thereof). By entering this Sweepstakes, each entrant gives his/her express permission to be contacted by Sponsor by telephone, email and/or postal mail for Sweepstakes purposes. Each Winner, by acceptance of the Prize, grants to Sponsor the right to publicize such Winner’s name, address (city and state/territory of residence), photograph, voice, statements and/or other likeness and prize information for advertising, promotional, trade and/or any other purpose in any media or format now known or hereafter devised, throughout the world, in perpetuity, without limitation and without further compensation, consideration, permission or notification, unless prohibited by law.
Released Parties are not responsible for stolen, late, incomplete, illegible, inaccurate, misdirected, lost, misrouted, scrambled, damaged, delayed, undelivered, mutilated, postage-due or garbled entries, transmissions, email or mail; or for lost, interrupted or unavailable network, cable, satellite, server, Internet Service Provider (ISP), wireless network, website, or other connections including those through and/or by any website, availability or accessibility or miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, telephone, cable or wireless transmissions, lines, or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties; wireless service congestion; failures or malfunctions of phones, phone lines or telephone systems, wireless towers or cellular tower equipment; any error, omission, interruption, defect or delay in wireless or other transmission, processing, or communication; non-delivery; misdirected, blocked, or delayed email notifications; printing, typographical or other errors appearing within these Official Rules, in any Sweepstakes-related advertisements or other materials; or any other errors, problems or difficulties of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic, network, computer, telephone, wireless service, mail, typographical, printing or otherwise relating to or in connection with the Sweepstakes, including, without limitation, errors or difficulties which may occur in connection with the administration of the Sweepstakes, the processing of entries, the announcement of the Prize or in any Sweepstakes-related materials. Released Parties are also not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by website users, tampering, hacking, or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes. Released Parties are not responsible for injury or damage to entrants’ or to any other person’s computer and/or wireless device related to or resulting from participating in this Sweepstakes or downloading materials from or use of the website. Persons who tamper with or abuse any aspect of the Sweepstakes or website or attempt to undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes by cheating, deception or other unfair playing practices, or intend to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other entrant or any representative of Sponsor or who are in violation of these Official Rules, as solely determined by Sponsor, will be disqualified and all associated entries will be void. Any attempt to deliberately damage the content or operation of this Sweepstakes is unlawful and subject to legal action by Sponsor. Sponsor shall have the sole right to disqualify any entrant for violation of these Official Rules or any applicable laws relating to the Sweepstakes, and to resolve all disputes in its sole discretion. Released Parties (i) make no warranty, guaranty or representation of any kind concerning any Prize (or any portion thereof), and (ii) disclaim any implied warranty. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.
Sponsor reserves the right, in their sole discretion, to cancel or suspend the Sweepstakes (or any portion thereof) should virus, bugs, unauthorized human intervention, or other causes corrupt administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper operation of the Sweepstakes (or any portion thereof). In the event of cancellation, Sponsor may elect to identify the Winners and award the Prizes by way of random drawing from among all non-suspect, eligible entries received up to the time of such cancellation. Sponsor also reserves the right, in their sole discretion, to modify these Official Rules for clarification purposes without materially affecting the terms and conditions of the Sweepstakes
CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE ASSOCIATED WITH THIS SWEEPSTAKES OR UNDERMINE THE CONTENT OR LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR WILL DISQUALIFY ANY ENTRANT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ATTEMPT, AND SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS’ FEES) AND OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY PERSON OR PERSONS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ATTEMPT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
Entries generated by a script, macro or other mechanical or automated means will be disqualified. In the event of dispute as to the identity or eligibility of any potential winner based on an email address, the winning entry will be declared made by the “Authorized Account Holder” of the email address submitted at the time of entry provided he/she is eligible according to these Official Rules. The “Authorized Account Holder” is defined as the natural person to whom the applicable Internet service provider or other organization (such as a business or educational institution) has assigned the email address for the domain associated with the submitted email address.
As a condition of entering this Sweepstakes, each entrant agrees that (a) any and all disputes, claims, controversies or causes of action arising out of or relating to this Sweepstakes, or any prizes awarded (each, a “Claim”), shall be (i) arbitrated on an individual basis only, and shall not be consolidated or joined with or in any arbitration or other proceeding involving a Claim of any other party, and (ii) settled by binding arbitration in San Diego County, California before a single arbitrator appointed by the American Arbitration Association in accordance with its then governing rules and procedures, and judgment on the award rendered by the arbitrator may be entered by any court having jurisdiction thereof; and (b) under no circumstance will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental, consequential or any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses. These Official Rules shall be governed by and construed and interpreted in accordance with the laws of the State of California, U.S.A
Instagram and Comic-Con International are not sponsors of, or responsible for conducting, the Sweepstakes. All entry data provided via the online entry form is provided to Designer Studio, Inc. and not to Instagram. This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Instagram or Comic-Con International.
WINNERS LIST: For a copy of the Winner’s name, mail a request and a self-addressed stamped envelope to be received by July 29, 2015, to: Designer Studio Store Comic-Con Sweepstakes Winner’s List c/o Designer Studio Store, 4345 Camino De La Plaza, M298, San Ysidro, CA 92173.
SPONSOR: The Sponsor of this Sweepstakes is Designer Studio, Inc., 4345 Camino De La Plaza, M298, San Ysidro, CA 92173.