• MasterCard Sonoma Flyaway Offer with Carnegie Hall

  • Official Rules.

    No Purchase Necessary to Enter or Win.
    PIN-Based, International, and MasterCard® Corporate Transactions Not Eligible For Automatic Entry.
    Purchasing Will Not Increase Your Odds of Winning.

    All entries, whether submitted by using a MasterCard® as described below or by mail, have an equal chance of winning. For the purpose of this Sweepstakes, MasterCard use includes transactions initiated by MasterCard consumer cards directly linked to MasterCard customer financial institution accounts.

    Eligibility: Sweepstakes only open to legal permanent residents of the fifty (50) United States including the District of Columbia, twenty one (21) years of age or older prior to 4/7/14. Employees of MasterCard International Incorporated ("Sponsor"), MasterCard customer financial institutions, credit unions, alliances, and processors (collectively, "MasterCard customer financial institutions"), Carnegie Hall, Sonoma State University, teamDigital Promotions, Inc. ("teamDigital"), and each of their respective parent companies, affiliates, distributors, subsidiaries, advertising/promotion agencies (collectively "Released Parties") and the immediate family (spouses, parents, children, and siblings and their respective spouses) and/or those living in the same household of any of the foregoing are not eligible to enter or win. This Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Void in Guam, Puerto Rico and where prohibited.

    How to Enter: Sweepstakes begins at 12:00:01AM Eastern Time ("ET") 4/7/14 and ends at 11:59:59PM ET on 8/15/14 ("Promotion Period"). 1) During the Promotion Period, automatically receive one (1) Sweepstakes entry for any 2014-2015 Carnegie Hall Subscription Series purchase transaction made with your MasterCard® at the Carnegie Hall box office located at 57th Street and Seventh Avenue, New York, NY, online at www.carnegiehall.org/subscribe or via phone by calling 212-247-7800. Account adjustment transactions/returns, PIN-based and international transactions, late payment fees, over-limit or over-draft fees, return check fees, check re-order fees, balance transfers and/or fees assessed on your account are not considered eligible transactions for automatic Sweepstakes entry. Entries from MasterCard® corporate and/or international cards, unauthorized card use or made with lost, stolen, or fraudulent MasterCards are void. Only purchases made with a MasterCard that is in good standing (both at time of entry and winner selection) and issued by a MasterCard customer financial institution in the U.S. to an identifiable end user during the Promotion Period are eligible for automatic entry; or 2) To enter the Sweepstakes without making a purchase and receive one (1) entry, hand print your name, complete mailing address, telephone number, date of birth, and the words "MasterCard Sonoma Flyaway with Carnegie Hall" on a plain 3" x 5" piece of paper and mail it in a sealed, stamped and hand printed #10 envelope to: MasterCard Sonoma Flyaway with Carnegie Hall, P.O. Box 15060, Bridgeport, CT 06673-5060. Enter as often as you wish by mail, but each entry must be mailed separately to be received by 8/22/14. No photocopied, computer generated facsimiles, mechanically reproduced, or mass entries permitted. Your use of your MasterCard to make a purchase and/or your submission of a 3" x 5" mail-in entry constitutes your consent to participate in this Sweepstakes and your consent for Sponsor to obtain, use, and transfer your name, address and other information for the purpose of administering this Sweepstakes.

    Released Parties are not responsible for lost, incomplete, illegible, late, misdirected, stolen, postage-due, or mutilated entries or mail; any error, omission, interruption, defect or delay in transmission, transaction processing, or communication; technical or mechanical malfunctions; failures or malfunctions of phones, phone lines, or telephone systems; errors in these Official Rules, in any Sweepstakes or Campaign-related advertisements or other materials; human-processing error; failures of electronic equipment, computer hardware or software; or inaccurate entry information, whether caused by equipment, programming used in this Sweepstakes, human error, or otherwise. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to void any and all entries of an entrant who Sponsor believes has attempted to tamper with or impair the administration, security, fairness, or proper play of this Sweepstakes.

    (1) Grand Prize: There will be a total of one (1) Grand Prize awarded, consisting of a 4-day/3-night trip for winner and one (1) guest to Sonoma, CA between 9/26/14 - 9/29/14. Trip includes round-trip coach air transportation from major US airport nearest winner's residence, one (1) standard double occupancy hotel accommodation, ground transportation to/from airport and applicable hotel, the opportunity to attend a welcome reception, wine tastings at select wineries as determined by Sponsor, a tour of Sonoma, choice of a round of golf or a spa service for winner and guest, at a golf course or spa determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, and two (2) tickets to the concert at Weill Hall on 9/28/14 (Approximate Retail Value "ARV"=$5,000). Trip must be taken on date(s) specified by Sponsor or prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner may be selected. Sponsor, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to provide ground transportation in lieu of air transportation. If any prize-related activity(s) is canceled or postponed for any reason, balance of prize will be awarded in full satisfaction of prize award. Travel and hotel accommodation restrictions apply. Grand Prize winner and guest must travel on the same itinerary and must be 21 years of age or older to attend the concert and wine tastings. Tickets are subject to terms and conditions specified thereon, and concert date and time is subject to change at the sole discretion of Sonoma State University. Grand Prize winner and guest agree to comply with all applicable concert venue regulations in connection with the prize. Actual value of prize will vary depending on winner's city of departure and final flight itinerary. Except as provided herein, all costs and expenses associated with the acceptance and use of the Grand Prize not specified herein as being awarded, including, but not limited to, all federal, state and local taxes, additional ground transportation, food, beverages, souvenirs, gratuities, airline luggage charges, and other miscellaneous travel expenses are Grand Prize winner's sole responsibility. Sponsor reserves the right to remove or to deny entry to Grand Prize winner and/or his/her guest who engage(s) in a disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person at concert. Grand Prize winner and guest will be escorted out of the hotel and/or any other trip aspect by Sponsor for improper conduct and/or violation of federal, state or local laws (including, but not limited to, the unlawful possession, use, or distribution of illicit drugs, unlawful drug paraphernalia, and alcohol) and, in the case of any such infraction, Sponsor will have no further obligation to Grand Prize and Grand Prize winner and his/her guest will forfeit the balance of prize. Released Parties are not responsible for trip delays, flight cancellations, and/or other difficulties occurring during prize trip. Prize details not specifically set forth herein are at Sponsor's sole discretion. Federal, state, and local taxes and all other expenses not specified herein are winner's sole responsibility.

    Winner Selection: One (1) Grand Prize winner will be selected in a random drawing on or about 8/29/14 from among all eligible entries received by teamDigital, an independent judging organization whose decisions will be final and binding in all matters relating to this Sweepstakes. The winner will be notified by teamDigital by telephone and/or mail (as detailed below). Prize will be awarded to the primary account holder (as determined by the MasterCard customer financial institution's account records and subject to said financial institution's timely identification of the primary account holder) named on the account accessed by the MasterCard used to make the entry or referenced on the mail-in entry. In the event a MasterCard® small business card or Debit MasterCard® small business card winning account is selected, prize will be awarded to the individual named on the MasterCard that is used to transact the winning entry (as determined by the MasterCard customer financial institution's account records and subject to said financial institution's timely identification of the individual named on the applicable MasterCard). If awarding of the prize is in conflict with the business' written policy or not feasible after Sponsor's good faith effort to obtain account holder contact information from the applicable MasterCard customer financial institution, prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner may be selected. Odds of winning will depend on the number of eligible entries received.

    Miscellaneous: Except as provided herein, no transfer, assignment, cash redemption or substitution of prize (or portion thereof) except by Sponsor at its sole discretion due to prize unavailability or causes otherwise determined solely by Sponsor, and then for a prize (or applicable portion thereof) of equal or greater value. Winner will be required to notify Sponsor of prize acceptance by returning an executed Affidavit of Eligibility, Liability Release & (where legal) Publicity Release within three (3) days of issuance of notification. Guest will also be required to sign and return a Liability Release & (where legal) Publicity Release prior to the issuance of travel documents. Grand Prize winner will also be required to submit to a confidential background check to confirm eligibility and ensure that trip attendance by such person, or the use of any such person in advertising or publicity, will not pose a security threat or bring Sponsor or Released Parties into public disrepute, contempt, scandal or ridicule or reflect unfavorably on Sponsor or Released Parties as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, and, in such event the prize may be forfeited. Non-compliance with any of the foregoing may result in disqualification and awarding of prize to an alternate winner. If prize notification letter is returned as undeliverable, winner will be disqualified and an alternate winner may be selected. By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and agree that: 1) Released Parties and their designees and assigns shall have the right and permission to use (unless prohibited by law) their name, voice, city/state of residence, biographical information, photograph, and/or likeness for advertising and/or trade and/or any other purpose in any media or format, online or offline, now or hereafter known without further compensation, permission, or notification; and 2) Released Parties and their designees and assigns and all of their respective officers, directors, employees, shareholders, representatives and agents shall have no liability and will be held harmless for any liability, loss, injury or death to entrant or any other person, including, without limitation, damage to personal or real property, due in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, by reason of the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of a prize (including any travel or prize activity related thereto) or participation in this Sweepstakes.

    Winner's Name: For the winner's name, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to be received by 10/10/14 to: MasterCard Sonoma Flyaway with Carnegie Hall Winner, P.O. Box 13106, Bridgeport, CT 06673-3106.

    MasterCard and the MasterCard Brand Mark are registered trademarks of MasterCard International Incorporated.

    Sponsor: MasterCard International Incorporated, 2000 Purchase Street, Purchase, NY 10577
    Administrator: teamDigital Promotions, Inc., 6 Berkshire Blvd, Bethel, CT 06801, www.teamDigital.com


    CONSUMER DISCLOSURE: NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. You have not yet won. PIN-based, international and MasterCard® corporate transactions not eligible. Void in Guam, Puerto Rico, and where prohibited. (1) Grand Prize valued at $5,000. Starts 4/7/14. Ends 8/15/14. See Official Rules for prize restrictions. Sponsored by MasterCard International Incorporated, 2000 Purchase Street, Purchase, NY 10577-2509.


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