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Chopper Live Sweeps Rules

posted: 11/28/12
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CHOPPER LIVE SIN CITY SWEEPSTAKES

OFFICIAL RULES

NO PURCHASE OR USE OF WIRELESS SERVICE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.

A PURCHASE OR USE OF WIRELESS SERVICE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.

IF YOU ENTER BY ENROLLING FOR SMS ALERTS OR BY SMS VOTING, TEXT MESSAGE AND DATA RATES MAY APPLY. SEE YOUR WIRELESS CARRIER PLAN FOR PRICING DETAILS. SMS MESSAGING MAY NOT BE AVAILABLE THROUGH ALL WIRELESS CARRIERS. NOT ALL WIRELESS DEVICES MAY BE SUPPORTED.

OFFERED ONLY TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE 50 UNITED STATES AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA ("U.S."), AGED 18 YEARS OR OLDER.

Each text message sent to or received by a service subscriber of any wireless carrier participating in this Sweepstakes will incur a standard messaging charge, in accordance with that carrier's Terms and Conditions applicable to such customer's particular voice/data rate plan.

1. ELIGIBILITY: The Chopper Live Sin City Sweepstakes ("Sweepstakes") is open to legal U.S. residents who are 18 years of age or older at the time of entry. Employees, officers and directors of Discovery Communications, LLC ("Sponsor"), Orange County Choppers, Paul Jr. Designs, Gas Monkey Garage, Austin Speed Shop, Promotion Mechanics, Inc. ("Promotion Administrator"), their parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, TV production partners, advertising agencies, promotional suppliers (collectively, "Sweepstakes Entities") and the immediate family members (spouses and parents, children and siblings and their spouses, regardless of where they live) or members of the same households (whether related or not) of such individuals are not eligible. All applicable federal, state, and local rules apply. Void in Puerto Rico and where prohibited or restricted by law.

2. SWEEPSTAKES TERM: The Sweepstakes begins at 3:00 PM Eastern Time ("ET") on November 30, 2012 and ends at 10:00 PM ET on December 11, 2011 (the "Sweepstakes Period").

3. TO ENTER: There are several ways to enter the Sweepstakes, but there is a limit of two entries per person/phone number, regardless of method of entry.

To enter by signing up for SMS Alerts from Discovery Channel: To receive one entry into the Sweepstakes, go to chopperlive.com during the Sweepstakes Period, sign up for SMS Alerts from Discovery Channel, and click on the Opt-in to be entered in the Sweepstakes. By signing up for SMS Alerts from Discovery Channel and by sending a wireless Opt-in message, you agree to receive one or more text messages in response to your message, and to receive periodic text messages from the Sponsor. To cancel, text STOP anytime. (Texting STOP will not invalidate your Sweepstakes entry.) Message and data rates may apply for messages sent and received, including error messages; see your wireless carrier plan for pricing details. All charges will be billed to your wireless account or deducted from your prepaid balance according to the terms of the service agreement with your wireless carrier. Not all wireless devices may be supported. Check your owner's manual for specific text-messaging instructions. Wireless Opt-in may not be available through all wireless carriers. Participating carriers include: AT&T, Verizon Wireless, Sprint, T-Mobile, Nextel, Boost, Alltel, U.S. Cellular, Virgin Mobile, Dobson, Cincinnati Bell, Cellular South, NTELOS, CellCom, Carolina West, Bluegrass Cellular, Cellular One, Centennial Communications, EKN, GCI Comms, Illinois Valley Cellular, Immix, Inland Cellular, Nex-Tech, Revol, United Wireless, West Central Wireless. To opt-out of at any time send STOP, QUIT, CANCEL, END or UNSUBSCRIBE to 97979. To get help via SMS, send HELP to 97979.

To enter by SMS Voting during American Chopper Live: To receive one entry into the Sweepstakes, watch Chopper Live on Discovery Channel on December 10, 2012 and December 11, 2012, and vote for the bike builder of your choice by texting the SMS Voting Code associated with your favorite bike builder to 97979. You may vote between 10:00 PM ET on December 10, 2012 and 10:00 PM ET on December 11, 2012. Entrants who use SMS Voting to enter the Sweepstakes will be charged according to their carrier's standard messaging and data rates and Voters should contact their carriers for pricing details. Check your owner's manual for specific text-messaging instructions. Text messaging may not be available through all wireless carriers. Standard text messaging rates and Internet data rates may apply and Sponsor is not responsible for any fees incurred by a voter. Text message not available in all areas or on all carriers. Participating carriers include: AT&T, Verizon Wireless, Sprint, T-Mobile, Nextel, Boost, Alltel, U.S. Cellular, Virgin Mobile, Dobson, Cincinnati Bell, Cellular South, NTELOS, CellCom, Carolina West, Bluegrass Cellular, Cellular One, Centennial Communications, EKN, GCI Comms, Illinois Valley Cellular, Immix, Inland Cellular, Nex-Tech, Revol, United Wireless, West Central Wireless. Sponsor is not responsible for telephone or Internet service outages, delays, equipment malfunctions and any other technological difficulties that may prevent an individual from sending or receiving a text message. Consult your cellular telephone carrier for complete details. All votes cast must correspond to a single person with a single text-messaging capable device and/or phone number. Voters may not share the same text-messaging capable device or phone number. To opt-out of at any time send STOP, QUIT, CANCEL, END or UNSUBSCRIBE to 97979. To get help via SMS, send HELP to 97979.

NO PURCHASE OR USE OF WIRELESS SERVICE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. Alternate Means of Sweepstakes Entry: Signing up for SMS Alerts from Discovery Channel and voting during Chopper Live are the preferred methods of entry, but are not required to enter the Sweepstakes. Entrants may enter the Sweepstakes during the Sweepstakes Period by using the following alternate means of entry: visit chopperlive.com and access the online entry form. Provide all requested information and submit your entry. Note that by entering this Sweepstakes, you are agreeing to receive special updates regarding Discovery programming events and promotions via email until you choose to unsubscribe.

Regardless of the method of entry, there is a limit of two entries per person/phone number. Entries in excess of this limit from any person/phone number/email address will be void. Automated means of entry and entries by any means which subvert the entry process are prohibited and all such entries will be void. Any individual who attempts or otherwise encourages, directly or indirectly, the entry of multiple or false contact information under multiple identities, or uses any device or artifice to enter or encourage, directly or indirectly, multiple or false entries, as determined by the Promotion Administrator, will be disqualified. By entering, participants warrant and represent that they agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the final decision of the Sponsor and Promotion Administrator.

In the event of a dispute regarding the identity of the person submitting an entry, the entry will be deemed to be submitted by the "authorized account holder" associated with the e-mail address or wireless account at the time of entry, who must comply with these Official Rules. The authorized account holder is defined as the natural person who is assigned an e-mail address or wireless account by the service provider or other organization that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses or wireless accounts. Potential winner may be required to provide evidence (to Sponsor's satisfaction) that they are the authorized account holder of the e-mail address or wireless account associated with a winning entry. In the event a dispute regarding the identity of the person who actually submitted an entry cannot be resolved to Sponsor's satisfaction, the affected entry will be deemed ineligible.

4. RANDOM DRAWING - PRIZES - ODDS OF WINNING: On or about December 12, 2012, the Promotion Administrator, an independent judging organization, will conduct a random drawing from among all eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period to award the following prizes:

One (1) First Prize: Guitar autographed by Lynyrd Skynyrd. Approximate Retail Value ("ARV") $350. Sponsor neither warrants nor represents that the autographed prize can be sold, bartered or traded for the stated value. The actual value of those prizes at any time may fluctuate with market conditions.

One (1) Second Prize: a GoPro camera, ARV $550.

One (1) Third Prize: a Chopper Live custom skinned Apple(R) iPad(R) Mini, ARV $500.

One (1) Fourth Prize: a Chopper Live prize pack containing a PJD hat and beanie, OCC glass and decal, Jesse James Austin Speed Shop T-shirt & koozie and Gas Monkey Garage Hoodie and car air freshener. ARV $150.

5. WINNER NOTIFICATION: Following the random drawing, the Promotion Administrator will contact the potential winners via phone, SMS, or email, at Sponsor's sole discretion, to verify their eligibility. Inability to contact a potential winner or the return of any prize notification as undeliverable will result in the prize being forfeited and awarded to an alternate potential winner selected from among remaining eligible entries. Limit one prize per person/phone number.

At Sponsor's sole discretion, verified winners may be announced publicly between December 17 and December 24, 2012, through the ChopperLive.com website and/or on-air alongside a Discovery Channel program. Sponsor reserves the right to not promote any or all of the winners' names through the aforementioned means.

Odds of winning will be determined by the number of eligible entries received. No prize transfer or cash redemption. No prize substitution, in whole or in part, except by Sponsor due to prize unavailability or any other reason as solely determined by Sponsor, in which case a prize of comparable or greater value will be awarded.

6. GENERAL: Winners are responsible for any expenses not expressly provided for in these Official Rules relating to acceptance and use of prize, as well as all local, state and federal taxes, including without limitation, all luxury, special and income taxes that may be applicable, license, title and registration fees, pick up and all other transport/delivery costs, insurance, locally required equipment and options. By participating, entrants agree to these rules and decisions of Sponsor and Promotion Administrator, which shall be final in all respects relating to this sweepstakes; to release, discharge and hold harmless Sweepstakes Entities from any and all injuries, liability, losses and damages of any kind resulting from their participation in the sweepstakes or their acceptance, use or misuse of prize including, without limitation, personal injury, death and property damage; and if a winner, to permit Sweepstakes Entities to use his or her name, photograph, likeness, statements, biographical information, voice, voice likeness and city and state address for advertising, publicity and promotional purposes in all media, including but not limited to on air and within www.discovery.com, in perpetuity, without compensation (unless prohibited by law) and agree to execute specific consent to such use upon request.

The Sweepstakes Entities are not responsible and shall not be liable for: failures or malfunctions of phones (including wireless phones/handsets), phone lines or telephone systems or other communications malfunctions; cellular equipment towers, telephone systems or wireless services; interrupted or unavailable network, server or other connections including those through and/or by the Website; electronic, hardware or software program, network, Internet or computer malfunctions, failures, or difficulties of any kind, including without limitation, server malfunction or by any human error which may occur in the processing of entries; failed, garbled, lost, misrouted or scrambled transmissions; any error, omission, interruption, defect or delay in any transmission or communication or other errors or problems of any kind whether mechanical, human, technical, electronic, cellular telephone related or otherwise; traffic congestion on the Internet or for any technical problem, including but not limited to any injury or damage to entrant's or any other person's computer or wireless phone/handset related to or resulting from participation in this Sweepstakes; late, lost, incomplete, damaged, or misdirected entries, e-mail messages, or postage-due mail; any condition caused by events beyond the control of the Sponsor that may cause the Sweepstakes to be disrupted or corrupted; or printing errors in Sweepstakes / advertising materials. 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 Sponsor's representatives or who are in violation of these Official Rules, as solely determined by Sponsor, will be disqualified and all associated entries will be void. Internet entry must be made by the entrant only at the authorized web site address of chopperlive.com. Entries may not be made by any other individual or any entity, and/or originating at any other Internet website or e-mail address, including but not limited to commercial sweepstakes subscription notification and/or entering service sites. Any winner who enters by any of the methods described above will be disqualified and an alternate winner selected. In the event of any conflict between the Official Rules and any abbreviated rules or advertising distributed in connection with the Sweepstakes, the terms and conditions of the Official Rules posted at chopperlive.com (link within site) shall prevail.

CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY A SWEEPSTAKES ENTRANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR AND ITS DESIGNEES RESERVE THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH SWEEPSTAKES ENTRANT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. In the event of a dispute regarding the identity of the person submitting an entry, the entry will be deemed to be submitted by the "authorized account holder" associated with the phone number or email account at the time of entry, who must comply with these Official Rules. Potential winners may be required to provide evidence (to the Sponsor's satisfaction) that they are the authorized account holder of the phone number or e-mail address associated with a winning entry. The authorized account holder is defined as the natural person who is assigned a phone number or e-mail address by an Internet access provider, an online service provider, or another organization that is responsible for assigning phone numbers or e-mail addresses. Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, suspend, or modify the Sweepstakes or any portion thereof should virus, bugs or other causes beyond the control of Sponsor corrupt the administration, security or proper play of the promotion, in which case prize will be awarded via a random drawing from among all eligible entries received prior to cancellation. All prizes will be awarded. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any entry at any time in the event it is determined that the entrant has not complied with these Official Rules.

All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of any entrant and Sponsor, shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Maryland, with jurisdiction and venue in Montgomery County, Maryland, and all claims must be resolved in the courts of Montgomery County, Maryland. The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these rules shall not affect the validity and unenforceability of any other provision. In the event that any such provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable, these rules shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or unenforceable provision was not contained therein.

Limitation of Liability/Disclaimer of Warranties. IN NO EVENT WILL THE SWEEPSTAKES ENTITIES BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR LOSSES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF YOUR ACCESS TO THE SWEEPSTAKES AND USE OF THE GRAND PRIZE. SOME JURISDICTIONS MAY NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES SO SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. CHECK YOUR LOCAL LAWS FOR ANY RESTRICTIONS OR LIMITATIONS REGARDING THESE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS. THE SWEEPSTAKES AND THE PRIZES ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT.

7. USE OF ENTRY INFORMATION: Please note that by entering this Sweepstakes and by leaving the "opt-in" boxes on the entry form for this promotion checked, you are agreeing that the Sponsor may share your entry information (including your name, address, email address, etc.) with our promotional partners and other parties; and granting us, our promotional partners and other third parties with which we choose to share your information, permission to contact you about our upcoming shows, promotions or for other reasons. You may enter this Sweepstakes but keep your entry information private by unchecking the "opt-in" boxes on the entry form. The collection and use of entrant information will be governed by Sponsor's on-line privacy policy, available for viewing at http://dsc.discovery.com/utilities/about/privacypolicy.html.

8. WINNER LIST: To receive a list of winners, mail a self-addressed, stamped envelope to be received by December 31, 2012, to: Chopper Live Sin City Sweepstakes Winner List, PMI Station, PO Box 750, Southbury, CT 06488-0750. Winners' names may also be announced on air during Chopper Live: the Revenge on Discovery Channel on December 11, 2012.

Sponsor: Discovery Communications, LLC, One Discovery Place, Silver Spring, MD 20910.

Promotion Administrator: Promotion Mechanics, Inc., 87 South Main Street, Newtown, CT 06470.

(C)2012 Discovery Communications, LLC. All rights reserved.

Apple(R) and iPad(R) are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. Apple Inc. is not a sponsor of this Sweepstakes.

Any third party trademarks mentioned herein are the property of their respective trademark owners. The use or mention of such third party trademarks in these Official Rules or in the Sweepstakes is solely for descriptive purposes and shall in no way imply an endorsement or sponsorship of the Sweepstakes.

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