In the spirit of The Beatles’ song Hey Bulldog, The Morning Mash Up and SiriusXM want to see your dog. Post your dog’s photo with the required statements below as a comment on our Hey Bulldog post on Facebook for your chance to win.

 

 

The Beatles’ Hey Bulldog

 SiriusXM Contest

 

OFFICIAL RULES

No Purchase Necessary To Enter or Win.

A purchase will not increase your chances of winning.

Void where prohibited. U.S. Law Governs.

Open only to legal residents of the United States and Puerto Rico, 18 and older.

How To Enter. To enter, (1) you (“Entrant”) create a photo of your dog in which the dog expresses your original interpretation of the spirit of the Beatles’ song “Hey Bulldog,” keeping in mind the Judging criteria below (the “Photo”), (2) post it publicly as a “comment” on SiriusXM’s Facebook page, adding your Facebook username and link, and (3) agree to these Official Rules, with a repetition of the two Statements below in your post, to complete your entry (an “Entry”), together, from 6:00 AM Eastern Time (“ET”) on August 7, 2017 to 10:00 AM ET on August 10, 2017 (the “Entry Period“). The Statements you must also type on SiriusXM’s Facebook page are the following:

 

Statement 1: Repeat this in your post: “I have read, understand and agree to the Official Rules.” [Be sure to read these Official Rules online by looking for the advertisement at http://www.siriusxm.com/heybulldog%5D.

Statement 2: Repeat this in your post: “I am at least 18 years of age.”

— DURING THE ENTRY PERIOD FOR YOUR ENTRY TO BE CONSIDERED “COMPLETE.” Incomplete entries will not be considered. Proof of submission will not be deemed to be proof of receipt.  You must have a Facebook account or create a Facebook account to enter. If you do not have a Facebook account, and you would like to create a free Facebook account, visit www.Facebook.com.  Any Photo deemed inappropriate or unsuitable, in sponsor’s sole discretion, will be disqualified.  Normal Internet access, phone/usage/text message charges imposed by your online/phone/data service provider will apply. LIMIT ONE PHOTO PER ENTRY; LIMIT ONE ENTRY PER PERSON; AND ONE ENTRY PER HOUSEHOLD: Multiple Entries submitted by a single person during the Entry Period, whether from one e-mail address or multiple e-mail addresses shall render all of such person’s entries void and ineligible. In the event of a dispute over the identity of an online entrant, the Entry Form will be deemed submitted by the authorized account holder of the e-mail account of the e-mail address submitted on your Entry Form at time of entry. “Authorized account holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, on-line service provider, or other organization (e.g., business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address.

The Photo Portion of Your Entry: For your Photo to be considered complete, (A) you must post your Photo as a “comment” to SiriusXM’s Facebook page; (B) you must have your account setting set to “unprotected” or “public”; (C) your Photo must include original work in the theme of The Beatles’ “Hey Bulldog” song in order to be judged according to the Judging criteria below, and (D) comply with all other Facebook Terms of Service for its content. All Photos will be screened by Sponsor for eligibility. In the event that Sponsor, in its sole discretion, determines that the Photo contains content that does not comply with these Official Rules Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify the Photo or, if Sponsor determines, edit the Photo.

All Photos Must Be The Sole Original Work Of The Entrant. By submitting a Photo for consideration, you warrant and represent that the Photo you submit is your own original work, that you alone own copyright to the Photo, and that no other party has any right, title, claim or interest in the Photo.

In the event recognizable people other than yourself and your pet appear in the Photo, you warrant that you have permission from the model or models, authorizing publication of the Photo.

YOUR Photo may not contain obscene, profane, lewd, defamatory or inappropriate content; and may not include nudity, acts of violence, racist or homophobic comments, acts that appear to cause injury or harm to persons or to animals, or acts that are illegal or dangerous as determined in Sponsor’s sole discretion.

Your Photo may not contain any ADDITIONAL music or lyrics unless they are original to you; may not contain third party music, art, trademarks or brands and may not contain any materials that violate or infringe (or may be at risk of infringing) any ADDITIONAL third party rights including without limitation copyright, trademark rights, privacy rights (including portrayal in a false light), publicity rights or other intellectual property rights.

Your Photo should not contain proprietary materials of any entity or person living or deceased.

Any Photo that violates these Official Rules or is otherwise objectionable (as determined solely by Sponsor) will not be considered and will be disqualified. Automated entries, scripts, macro or robotic entries will be disqualified as will the entrants, and Sponsor reserves the right to terminate this contest altogether if such automated activities have, in the sole opinion of Sponsor, destroyed the credibility of this promotion.

BY SUBMITTING YOUR PHOTO WITH YOUR ENTRY, YOU ARE GRANTING TO SPONSOR, ITS LICENSEES, AND ITS PROMOTIONAL AGENTS A ROYALTY-FREE RIGHT AND LICENSE TO USE THE PHOTO YOU POSTED ON FACEBOOK AS PART OF YOUR ENTRY IN THIS CONTEST, IN WHOLE OR IN PART, IN PERPETUITY, THROUGHOUT THE UNIVERSE, AND TO DISPLAY, DISTRIBUTE, AND REPRODUCE IT IN ANY AND ALL MEDIA NOW KNOWN OR HEREAFTER DEVISED.

By participating in The Beatles’ “Hey Bulldog” SiriusXM Contest, you agree to the Facebook Terms of Service.

 

Conditions of Entry / Eligibility To Win. Entrants agree to abide by the terms of these Official Rules and by the decisions of Sponsor which are final. This contest is open to legal residents of the U.S.A. or Puerto Rico who are at least 18 years of age at time of entry, except wherever prohibited or restricted by law. This contest is intended for play in the aforementioned areas only and shall only be construed and evaluated according to United States law. Do not enter this contest if you are not located in the aforementioned areas. By participating in the contest, entrants (i) agree to be bound by these Official Rules, including all eligibility requirements, (ii) agree to be bound by the decisions of Sponsor, which are final and binding in all matters, and (iii) agree that if determined the PRIZE WINNERS, and you have won any prize valued at over $600 from Sponsor within the last six (6) months from the start of the Entry Period, you will agree to forfeit winner status to the next highest scoring judged entrant in the contest. Employees of Sponsor, Universal Music Enterprises, or their respective subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, retailers or distributors, and members of their immediate family (e.g., spouses, domestic partners, parents, children, siblings), are not eligible to win. Entries that are incomplete or corrupted are void and will not be eligible. Any effort by an entrant to misrepresent himself or herself through the use of aliases or email addresses will disqualify all entries of such individual.  Sponsor and its agents reserve the right to verify eligibility qualifications of any winner.  Failure to comply with these Official Rules, as determined in the sole discretion of Sponsor, may result in disqualification from the contest.  This contest is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations.  Void where prohibited by law.

Special Publicity Notice.    By entering this contest you grant to Sponsor and its promotional agents your express permission (except where prohibited by law) to use your original submission on the radio for entertainment purposes (without identifying you by full name), without further compensation.  Also, by entering this contest, if you are selected as a finalist or a winner, you grant to Sponsor and its promotional agents your express permission (except where prohibited by law) to use your name, identity, description of prize won, hometown and likeness, if applicable, for promotional purposes, in any media now known or hereafter developed, including on the radio, and including for “live notification” of potential winner status purposes, without further compensation.  Even though you consent to all of the above, Sponsor has no obligation to do any of it.  See more details at “Required Agreements of Winners” below.   

Prize: One (1) Grand Prize will be awarded, consisting of: (a) one (1) The Beatles: The Original Studio Recordings CD box set, including digitally remastered 17-disc box set (16 CDs + 1 DVD) containing all 14 original Beatles albums released between 1963 and 1970 plus the 2-CD Past Masters collection of non-album tracks and a bonus DVD containing the mini-documentaries that can be found as enhanced tracks on each of the individual CD releases.  (Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”):  $180.)  (Total ARV of all prizes to be awarded:  $180.)

 

All other expenses not specifically mentioned herein are the responsibility of the winner.  If any prize element is or becomes unavailable for any reason, Sponsor’s only obligation is to award the other elements of the prize. No prize substitution, cash substitution, or assignment or transfer of prizes is permitted, except by Sponsor who may substitute a prize of equal or greater value if any portion of the advertised prize becomes unavailable.   In no event shall more than the number of stated prizes be awarded.  All prizes will be awarded.   All federal, state, local and other taxes, costs and expenses relating to the use, acceptance and possession of the prize are the sole responsibility of the winner.

Odds.  Odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible entries received during the Entry Period and the skill of the entrants in adhering to the Judging criteria.    This contest is intended to be advertised as follows: (1) on the radio on various music, talk, entertainment and sports channels on both Sirius and XM Radio, (2) on the Internet on various music, talk, entertainment and sports channel pages at www.siriusxm.com, (3) on Facebook, Twitter and other social media sites, (4) by unsponsored and sponsored members of the public in social media and online communities, and possibly (5) via the SiriusXM Highlights e-newsletter that is delivered to a minimum of approximately 15.5 million email addresses.

 

Judging Criteria.  All Entries will be judged by a panel of judges, made up of SiriusXM music programming experts, possible celebrity guest judge(s) (TBD), and/or other related representatives and staff (the “Judges”), who will select potential Prize winners from among all eligible Entries received during the Entry Period, using the following criteria:

First Tier: The number of “Likes” — (including all forms such as “like”/”love”/”haha”/”wow”/”angry”) — a Photo receives by the end of the Entry Period.  Each “Like” vote on a Photo will count for one (1) point.  The top five (5) Photos only, based on points scored, will go on to be judged in the Second Tier of judging.

Second Tier: 25% based upon originality and creativity of the Photo, including but not limited to costuming and Photo editing (on a 25-point scale), 25% based upon the originality of the dog’s name (on a 25-point scale), and 50% based on the cuteness of the dog (on a 50-point scale).  On the second tier of judging, a tie will be broken based upon the highest score in the cuteness category.  If a further tie exists, such tie will be broken by a re-judging of the tied entries based on the score in the originality/creativity category.

Scoring will be done in the sole discretion of the Judges whose decisions are final and binding.  The five (5) highest scoring Photos, based on First Tier point counts will be the “Finalists.” The Finalists’ Photos will be judged by members of the Morning Mash-Up and/or a celebrity guest judge who will choose the potential Grand Prize Winner.  Potential Grand Prize winner will be notified on or around August 10, 2017 via Facebook Messenger.  All entrants must be verified as to eligibility before winner status is confirmed.  (See Conditions of Entry / Eligibility To Win above.)  Pronouncement of potential Prize winner status will be MADE as long as there are a sufficient number of eligible Entries TO BE JUDGED.

Required Agreements Of Winners.  Except where prohibited, all winners consent to allow Sponsor, and its promotional agents to use their name, likeness, photo (if any), Photo and/or biographical data for advertising and promotional purposes, without additional compensation, in perpetuity, in all media, now known or hereafter developed, in connection with this promotion.

WINNER STATUS IS NOT TRANSFERRABLE.   

 

UPON ACCEPTANCE OF PRIZE, ADDITIONAL INSTRUCTIONS WILL BE PROVIDED TO WINNERS VIA EMAIL OR PHONE.

If you are chosen as a potential Grand Prize winner, you will be notified by Facebook messenger, first, of your potential winner status and must then give a monitored e-mail address to be used for the purpose of supplying you with required documents (if any).  If you are a potential Grand Prize winner, we will require you to give Sponsor notification of prize acceptance within one (1) business day of receipt of notification or prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner selected.   Grand Prize Winner may be required to sign and return to Sponsor an Affidavit of Eligibility, Publicity & Liability Release (“Affidavit”) prior to and as a condition of acceptance of prize, within three (3) business days of receipt of notification or prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner selected.  Prize will be awarded within 45 days after Sponsor’s receipt and verification of completed documents.  If our notification to you is undeliverable, or if you do not respond to the prize notification telephone call within the time specified, or if you cannot be contacted for any reason, including an invalid telephone number, during the time Sponsor must reach you, if the Affidavit is not complete and received by Sponsor within the time required, or in the event of non-compliance with these Official Rules, the prize will be forfeited, and an alternate winner will be selected from the next highest scorer among the remaining eligible entries.

Being declared a Grand Prize winner does not afford any additional benefits from the above entities.  Sponsor’s only obligation to prize winners is to award the prize elements described in the prize paragraph in these Official Rules.

Privacy Notice / Marketing.  By entering this contest, any personal information entrants submit will be disclosed to the Sponsor and will be used only by us consistent with our privacy policy.  Sponsor may use entrants’ personal information, including postal and e-mail addresses, to contact entrants regarding SiriusXM goods and services and any other offers and/or promotions that we believe might be of interest to entrants.  (If you have previously asked us not to send you promotional emails, your entry into this promotion will cause you to receive emails related only to this promotion.)  Special Note:  We will make no use of your telephone number or date of birth as a result of your Entry except to contact potential winners and to verify your eligibility to enter.  This promotion may be advertised on Facebook but entrants will be providing information to Sirius XM Radio Inc. and not to Facebook.  Be sure to read the SiriusXM Radio Privacy Policy at www.siriusxm.com/privacy.

General Caution / Release.   Sponsor reserves the right to permanently disqualify any person it believes has intentionally violated these Official Rules.  If, in Sponsor’s opinion, there is any suspected or actual evidence of electronic or non-electronic tampering with any portion of this contest, or if technical difficulties or technical corruption (including a computer virus or system malfunction) compromise the integrity of the contest, Sponsor reserves the right to terminate the contest or judge winners from among all eligible entries received prior to termination.  Should the contest be terminated prior to the stated expiration date, notice will be posted at www.siriusxm.com. Any attempt to deliberately damage the content or operation of this contest is unlawful and subject to legal action by the Sponsor and its agents.  You agree, on your own behalf, and on behalf of your heirs, executors, administrators, legal representatives, successors and assigns (“Releasing Parties”), hereby release, and agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless the Sponsor, Universal Music Enterprises, those working on their respective behalves, Facebook, and all other businesses involved in this contest (including prize vendor/provider), as well as each of their respective employees, officers, directors, agents and representatives, successors and assigns (“Released Parties”), from any and all actions, causes of action, suits, debts, dues, sums of money, accounts, reckonings, covenants, contracts, controversies, agreements, promises, trespasses, lost profits, indirect or direct damages, consequential damages, incidental damages, punitive or exemplary damages, including for injury and death, judgments, extent, executions, claims and demands whatsoever, in law, admiralty or equity, whether known or unknown, foreseen or unforeseen, against Released Parties which any one or more of the Releasing Parties ever had, now have or hereafter can, shall or may have, whether known or unknown, asserted or non-asserted, which may in any way arise out of or relate to your participation in this contest or the awarding, acceptance and use or misuse of a prize.

Disclaimer of Liability.  The Released Parties shall not be responsible for (i) any typographical or other error in the publishing or printing of the offer, administration of the contest or in the announcement of any prize; (ii)  lost, late, misdirected, damaged, illegible or incomplete entries,  or postage due mail; (iii) error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operations or transmission, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or alterations of entry materials, or for technical, network, telephone equipment, electronic, computer, mobile device, hardware or software malfunctions of any kind, or inaccurate transmission of or failure to receive entry information by Sponsor on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any web site or any combination thereof; (iv) any injury or damage to entrant’s or any other person’s computer or mobile device related to or resulting from participating in the contest; or (v) the failure of any third party to comply with the instructions and proper administration of this contest.  You agree that the Released Parties (defined above) shall not be liable for any injury, including death, loss or damage of any kind caused or claimed to be caused, by participation in this contest, or from the acceptance or use or redemption of any prize.  In the event Sponsor and its agents are prevented from continuing with the contest as contemplated herein by any event beyond its control, including but not limited to fire, flood, earthquake, explosion, labor dispute or strike, act of God or public enemy, satellite or equipment failure, riot or civil disturbance, terrorist threat or activity, war (declared or undeclared) or any federal, state, or local government law, order, or regulation, or order of any court or other cause not within their control, Sponsor and its agents shall have the right to modify, suspend, extend or terminate the contest.

Law / Dispute Resolution.   This contest shall be governed by and interpreted under the laws of the State of New York, U.S.A., without regard to its conflicts of laws provisions that may require the application of the laws of another jurisdiction.   Any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or in connection with this contest shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action. Any action or litigation concerning this contest shall take place exclusively in the federal or state courts sitting in New York, New York, and you expressly consent to the jurisdiction of and venue in such courts and you waive all defenses of lack of jurisdiction and inconvenient forum with respect to such courts. You agree to service of process by mail or other method acceptable under the laws of the State of New York.  ANY CLAIMS, JUDGMENTS AND/OR AWARDS SHALL BE LIMITED TO ACTUAL OUT-OF-POCKET COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH ENTERING THIS CONTEST. YOU HEREBY WAIVE ANY RIGHTS OR CLAIMS TO ATTORNEY’S FEES, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, WHETHER FORESEEABLE OR NOT AND WHETHER BASED ON NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE.

Winners List.  For the name of the winner, available after August 11, 2017 (“Winners List Date”), send a stamped, self-addressed envelope (except where prohibited) and a note identifying the name of this contest, but within 45 days after the Winners List Date to the Sponsor at the address set forth below, Attention:  Promotions Department/Hey Bulldog Photo Contest.

 

Sponsor.  The Sponsor of this promotion is Sirius XM Radio Inc., 1221 Avenue of the Americas, 36th Floor, New York, New York 10020.  This promotion may be advertised on Facebook but this promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook.

© 2017 Sirius XM Radio Inc.  Sirius, XM, SiriusXM, and all related marks and logos are trademarks of Sirius XM Radio Inc. and its subsidiaries.  All rights reserved.

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