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Official Rules: Rush Limbaugh’s Daily Giveaway Sweepstakes

Rush Limbaugh’s New Giveaway Sweepstakes




  1. PROMOTION PERIOD:  Rush Limbaugh’s New Giveaway Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) begins at 12:00:01am Eastern Time (“ET”) on March 26, 2012 and ends at 11:59:59pm ET on March 28, 2012 (the “Promotion Period”).  All entries must be received during the Promotion Period.  The Sponsor’s computer is the official time keeping device for this Sweepstakes.  During the Promotion Period, there will be three (3) daily selection periods as set forth in Section #4 below (each, a “Daily Selection Period”). 


  1. ELIGIBILITY:  Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and District of Columbia who are at least eighteen (18) years of age or older as of the date of entry.  Subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited or restricted by law.  Individuals who have won a prize from the Radio Show (as defined below) within one hundred eighty (180) days prior to the start date of this Sweepstakes are not eligible to enter or win. 


Employees of Premiere Radio Networks, Inc., (the “Sponsor”), The Rush Limbaugh Show (the “Radio Show”), any promotional partners, each radio station contracted to broadcast the Radio Show, and their respective subsidiaries and affiliated companies, divisions, parent companies, officers, directors, agents and advertising agencies (collectively, the “Sweepstakes Entities”), as well as members of the immediate family of any such persons, are not eligible to participate and win.  The term “immediate family” includes spouses, siblings, parents, children, grandparents, and grandchildren, whether as “in-laws,” or by current or past marriage(s), remarriage(s), adoption, co-habitation or other family extension, and any other persons residing at the same household whether or not related. 


  1. TO ENTER VIA TWITTER:  During the Promotion Period, visit http://www.twitter.com and log in or create a Twitter account. Creating a Twitter account is free. “Follow” @limbaugh and/or @rushlimbaugh on Twitter at www.twitter.com, a website owned and controlled by Twitter, Inc.  After “following” @limbaugh and/or @rushlimbaugh on Twitter, new participants will be entered into the Sweepstakes.  Existing participants “following” @limbaugh and/or @rushlimbaugh on Twitter will automatically be entered into the Sweepstakes.  For purposes of these Official Rules, "receipt" of an entry occurs when Sponsor’s servers record the entry information resulting from participant “following” @limbaugh and/or @rushlimbaugh on Twitter. Any automated computer receipt (such as one confirming delivery of email) does not constitute proof of actual receipt by Sponsor for purposes of these Official Rules.  This Sweepstakes is not sponsored, endorsed or administered by Twitter, nor is Twitter associated with the Sweepstakes in any way.  Any questions, comments or complaints regarding the Sweepstakes must be directed to the Sponsor, and not to Twitter.


Entries limited to up to two (2) entries per participant during the Promotion Period.  If you post updates to or receive updates from http://www.twitter.com via SMS from your wireless phone, your wireless-service provider may charge you for each text message you send and receive. Please consult your wireless-service provider regarding its pricing plans.  All terms and conditions of http://www.twitter.com apply.  Multiple participants are not permitted to share the same Twitter account.  Any attempt by any participant to obtain more than the stated number of entries by using multiple/different Twitter accounts, identities, registrations and logins, or any other methods will void that participant's entries and that participant may be disqualified.  Use of any automated system to participate is prohibited and will result in disqualification.  In the event of a dispute as to any Twitter account, the authorized account holder of the email address used to register at http://www.twitter.com will be deemed to be the participant.  The “authorized account holder” is the natural person assigned an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted address.  The potential winner may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holder.  Sweepstakes winner(s) will be selected from Twitter entries only.  Where applicable, one (1) prize per person/household.  The Sponsor will not verify receipt of entries.  By entering, participants acknowledge compliance with the Official Rules, including eligibility requirements.  Responsibility for receipt of entry rests solely with the participant.


  1. PRIZE DRAWING(S):  One (1) potential winner will be selected in a random drawing conducted by the Sponsor from among all eligible entries collectively received by 11:59:59pm ET on the deadline date of the applicable Daily Selection Period set forth below (the “Daily Drawing”).  Odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible entries received per Daily Drawing.  Non-winning entries will carry over to the next applicable Daily Drawing.  Winner(s) agrees to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, whose decisions are final on all matters relating to this Sweepstakes.  Potential winner(s) may or may not be announced on the Radio Show throughout the Promotion Period, in the Radio Show’s sole discretion.


Daily Selection Period

Start Date

12:00:01am ET

End Date

11:59:59pm ET

Approximate Drawing Date


March 26, 2012

March 26, 2012

March 27, 2012


March 26, 2012

March 27, 2012

March 28, 2012


March 26, 2012

March 28, 2012

March 29, 2012


  1. PRIZE(S):  THREE (3) PRIZES: One (1) 64GB Apple new iPad* with Wi-Fi + 4G (excluding 4G data plan) custom engraved with the EIB logo and Rush Limbaugh signature (Approximate Retail Value: $900.00).  The total Approximate Retail Value of all prizes is $2,700.00.  Prizes are provided by the Radio Show.


*The product names used in this Sweepstakes are for identification purposes only. All trademarks and registered trademarks are the property of their respective owners.  Apple Inc. its subsidiaries and affiliated companies are not endorsing, sponsoring, or otherwise affiliated with this promotion in any manner.


Any accessories, downloads, applications, software upgrades, monthly 4G data plan, extended warranties, and any and all expenses not specifically mentioned herein are the sole responsibility of the winner(s).  The Sponsor reserves the right to substitute any portion of these prize(s) for a prize of equal or greater value.  No transfer, assignment, change of the prize, or cash substitution is permitted except at the sole discretion of the Sponsor.  If a winner cannot be contacted or is disqualified, the Sponsor reserves the right to determine an alternate winner, in its sole discretion. Unclaimed prize(s) will not be awarded.  Other restrictions may apply.  All federal, state, and local taxes on the prize are the sole responsibility of the winner(s). ALL PRIZES ARE AWARDED “AS IS” AND WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE), AND ALL SUCH WARRANTIES ARE HEREBY DISCLAIMED. No more than the advertised number of prizes will be awarded.


  1. NOTIFICATION/RELEASE FORM:  A potential winner will receive a direct message from @limbaugh or @rushlimbaugh to the Twitter account used to enter the Sweepstakes. In order to receive the direct message, your account settings must be set to "unprotected" and/or "public".  A potential winner will be required to respond to the direct message within twenty-four (24) hours of the date the direct message was posted as directed, or prize will be forfeited. Upon successful reply to direct message, the potential winner may be notified by the Sponsor via email with further prize claim instructions.  If a potential winner cannot be contacted, potential winner forfeits prize.  Potential winner(s) must continue to comply with all terms and conditions of these Official Rules and winning is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements. 


Sponsor reserves at its sole discretion the right to choose an alternative qualifier in the event that that a qualifier has been disqualified or is deemed ineligible.  If the participant is unable to verify registration information the participant will automatically be disqualified and their prize will be forfeited.  The Sponsor, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to select an alternate entry at that time.  Sponsor is not responsible for any change of email address, mailing address, and/or telephone number of participants.  If a potential prize winner cannot be contacted from the information provided on the Twitter account, the Sponsor reserves the right to select another winner at its sole discretion.  The potential prize winner(s) and, if a potential prize winner is under the age of the majority in his/her state of residence (which is eighteen (18) in most states but is nineteen (19) in Alabama and Nebraska and twenty-one (21) in Mississippi), the potential prize winner's parent or guardian, may (in the Sponsor’s sole discretion) be required to complete and return an Affidavit of Eligibility/Liability Release (including, where permitted, a Publicity Release) (the “Affidavit”) within fourteen (14) days of notification.  A potential prize winner’s failure to return all required forms within this time period may result in the potential winner being disqualified and an alternate winner may be selected from all remaining eligible entries.  Where applicable, any guest(s) of a potential prize winner (or his/her parent or legal guardian if a guest is under the age of the majority in their state of residence (as noted above)) must complete a Liability Release (including, where permitted, a Publicity Release) prior to issuance of travel documents.  The potential prize winner will be subject to a verification process, to include winner’s name, address, home phone number, work/cell phone number, and social security number or taxpayer identification number.  The Sweepstakes Entities are not responsible for and shall not be liable for late, misdirected, or unsuccessful efforts to notify potential winner(s) or for any late, misdirected, or if the potential winner is a minor, for late, misdirected, or unsuccessful efforts of potential winner to provide signed parental or guardian consent.


  1. TAMPERING AND DELIVERY DISCLAIMER: (a) The Sponsor, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify and prohibit from participating any person, who the Sponsor determines (in its sole discretion) is or is attempting to: (i) tamper with the Sponsor’s website and/or any part of the Sweepstakes; (ii) attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes by cheating, deception, or other unfair playing practices, (iii) intending to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other participants or the Sponsor’s Agents; and/or (iv) otherwise violating these Official Rules or the Terms of Use of the Sponsor’s website. (b) ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE SPONSOR’S WEBSITE (OR ANY PART THEREOF) OR UNDERMINE THE OPERATION OF THIS SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS. SHOULD ANY SUCH ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE SPONSOR AND ITS LICENSEES (IF ANY) RESERVE THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES AND ANY OTHER AVAILABLE REMEDIES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON(S) RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY SUCH ATTEMPT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. EACH PARTICIPANT (OR, IF THE PARTICIPANT IS NOT OF AGE OF MAJORITY IN HIS/HER STATE OF RESIDENCE, THE LEGAL GUARDIANS THEREOF) AGREES TO INDEMNIFY AND HOLD HARMLESS THE SPONSOR AND ITS AGENTS FROM AND AGAINST ANY AND ALL CLAIMS, LOSSES, DAMAGES AND/OR LIABILITIES (INCLUDING REASONABLE ATTORNEYS' FEES AND EXPENSES) THAT MAY BE ASSERTED AGAINST OR INCURRED BY ANY OF THEM AT ANY TIME, IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE THEREOF, AND/OR BY PARTICIPANT’S BREACHES OF ANY REPRESENTATION, WARRANTY OR COVENANTS ASSOCIATED WITH THIS SWEEPSTAKES. If, in the Sponsor’s opinion, there is any suspected or actual evidence of fraud, electronic or non-electronic tampering or unauthorized intervention with any portion of this Sweepstakes, or if fraud or technical difficulties of any sort (e.g., computer viruses, bugs) compromise the integrity of the Sweepstakes, the Sponsor reserves the right to void suspect entry and/or evaluations and/or terminate the Sweepstakes and award the prize in its sole discretion. The use of any automated launching or entry software or any other mechanical or electronic means that permits the participant to automatically enter or evaluate repeatedly is prohibited. In the event of a dispute as to the identity of a participant based on an email address, the entry in question may be disqualified. For all sweepstakes, the Sponsor disclaims all liability for any delays, misdelivery, loss, or failure in the delivery of any item sent by mail, courier, express, electronic transmission, or other delivery method.  The Sponsor is not responsible for mechanical, technical, electronic, communications, telephone, computer, hardware or software errors, malfunctions or failures of any kind, including: failed, incomplete, garbled or delayed transmission of online entries, traffic congestion on telephone lines, the Internet or at any website or lost or unavailable network connections which may limit an online participant's ability to participate in the Sweepstakes, and any injury or damage to participant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participating in or downloading any information necessary to participate in the Sweepstakes.  Photocopies or mechanical reproductions of any entry forms are not permitted. In the event of termination of the Sweepstakes by Sponsor, Sponsor reserves the right to award any prize(s) in a manner deemed fair and equitable by Sponsor.  In no event will the type and quantity of prizes awarded exceed the number of prizes described in the Sweepstakes Official Rules.


  1. PUBLICITY; USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION:  By participating, where allowed by law, all winner(s) grant the Sponsor exclusive permission to use their names, characters, photographs, voices, videotape, and likenesses in connection with promotion of this and other sweepstakes in any and all media now known or hereinafter invented without territorial or time limitations and waive any claims to compensation, royalty, right, or remuneration for such use.  By participating in the Sweepstakes, where allowed by law, participants agree that the Sponsor may use such information for marketing purposes, and may include the names of winners in a publicly available winners list.  For more information about how the Sponsor will use information collected in connection with this Sweepstakes, please see the Sponsor’s privacy policy at http://www.premiereinteractive.com/legal/#privacy.  On occasion, participants may have the opportunity to opt-in with carefully selected third parties such as the promotional partners, who may offer you products and services of interest with your expressed consent.  In the event that participant has agreed to any available opt-in opportunities provided from a third party, that may or may not be associated with this Sweepstakes, participant understands and acknowledges that information (including participant’s personally identifiable information) provided will be collected independently by Premiere Radio Networks, Inc. (the Sponsor) and the third party providing the opt-in opportunity and individually be used by both companies subject to the terms of their respective privacy policies. Any available opt-in opportunities are not required to enter the Sweepstakes, and consent to opt-in will not improve your chances of winning. 


  1. RELEASES AND CONDITIONS:  By participating in the Sweepstakes, each participant and winner waives any and all claims of liability against the Sponsor, its employees and agents, the Sweepstakes Entities and their respective employees and agents, for any personal injury or loss which may occur from the conduct of, or participation in, the Sweepstakes, or from the award, receipt and/or use or misuse of any prize, including any travel related thereto.  In order to receive a prize, participants must sign an Affidavit provided by the Sponsor.  As a condition of participating in the Sweepstakes, participants agree and acknowledge that in order to receive a prize, participants must sign an Affidavit provided by the Sponsor and agree to the terms herein, including but not limited to, the prize conditions in this paragraph.  The prize(s) are subject to certain terms and conditions as specified herein.  Winner(s) and, where applicable, winner’s guest(s) must comply with all rules and regulations. Failure to do so may result in forfeiture of prize in its entirety.  The prize elements will be awarded as described herein (subject to legal restrictions, etc).  If a winner is disqualified or is found to be ineligible for the sweepstakes, the Sponsor reserves the right to determine an alternate winner or not to award the prize, at its sole discretion.  By accepting the prize, winner(s) must agree to the prize conditions on participation and must sign an Affidavit to be eligible to receive a prize and hereby agrees that: (i) that all decisions of the Sponsor, any judges, and Sweepstakes Entities with respect to the Sweepstakes are final and binding; (ii) to release the Sponsor, Radio Show, and Sweepstakes Entities and their respective parent companies and affiliates, officers, directors, employees, agents, and licensees from any and all claims in connection with the Sweepstakes and the award or use of the prize(s); (iii) to allow the Sponsor to and Sweepstakes Entities to use their names, voices, photographs, likenesses, biographical material, in any advertising or broadcasting material relating to this Sweepstakes, without additional financial or other compensation; and (iv) where allowed by law, sign a Publicity Release confirming such consent prior to acceptance of the prize.  The Sweepstakes Entities are not responsible or liable to any participant or winner or any person claiming through such participant or winner for failure to supply the prize or any part thereof, by reason of any acts of God, any action, regulation, order or request by any governmental or quasi-governmental entity (whether or not the action, regulations, order or request proves to be invalid), equipment failure, threatened terrorist acts, terrorist acts, air raid, blackout, act of public enemy, earthquake, volcanic eruption, war (declared or undeclared), fire, flood, epidemic, explosion, unusually severe weather, hurricane, embargo, labor dispute or strike (whether legal or illegal) labor or material shortage, transportation interruption of any kind, work slow-down, civil disturbance, insurrection, riot, or any other cause beyond the Sweepstakes Entities’ sole control.  All taxes, related fees, other costs and expenses related to prize acceptance and use not specified herein as being provided are the sole responsibility of winner(s).  Sponsor and Sweepstakes Entities do not make, and are not responsible in any manner for, any warranties, representations, or guarantees, express or implied, in fact or law, relating to any prizes, regarding the use, value or enjoyment of the prize, including, without limitation, its quality, mechanical condition, or fitness for a particular purpose. The Sponsor will have no further obligation to winner(s).


10. TAXES:  Any valuation of the prize stated above is based on available information provided to the Sponsor, and value of any prize awarded to a winner will be reported for tax purposes as required by law.  Winner(s) are solely responsible for reporting and paying any and all applicable taxes related to the prize and paying any expenses associated with any prize(s) which are not specifically provided for in the Official Rules.  Winner(s) must provide the Sponsor with valid identification and a valid taxpayer identification number or social security number before any prize will be awarded.  Any person winning over $600.00 in prizes from the Sponsor will receive an IRS form 1099 at the end of the calendar year and a copy of such form will be filed with the IRS.


  1. CONDUCT AND DECISIONS:  By participating in the Sweepstakes, participants agree to be bound by the decisions of Sponsor personnel.  Persons who violate any rule, gain unfair advantage in participating in the Sweepstakes, or obtain winner status using fraudulent means will be disqualified.  Unsportsmanlike, disruptive, annoying, harassing or threatening behavior is prohibited.  The Sponsor will interpret these rules and resolve any disputes, conflicting claims or ambiguities concerning the rules or the Sweepstakes and the Sponsor’s decisions concerning such disputes shall be final.  If the conduct or outcome of the Sweepstakes is affected by human error, any mechanical malfunctions or failures of any kind, intentional interference or any event beyond the control of the Sponsor, the Sponsor reserves the right to terminate this Sweepstakes, or make such other decisions regarding the outcome as the Sponsor deems appropriate.  If, for any reason, more bona fide winners come forward seeking to claim a prize, the winner may be selected in a random drawing from among all persons making purportedly valid claims for the prize. Inclusion in such drawing shall be each participant's sole and exclusive remedy under such circumstances.  No more than the advertised number of prizes will be awarded. All decisions will be made by the Sponsor and are final.  Any reference in these Official Rules or as part of the Sweepstakes to the Sponsor’s and/or Radio Show’s "discretion" and/or any exercise of discretion by Radio Show or the Sponsor shall mean in Sponsor’s and/or Radio Show’s "sole and unfettered discretion."  Any attempt by a participant or any other individual to deliberately circumvent, disrupt, damage or undermine the legitimate operation of this Sweepstakes is a violation of criminal and civil laws. Should such an attempt be made, the Sponsor reserves the right to seek civil and/or criminal prosecution and/or damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law.  The Sponsor further reserves the right to: (i) terminate or declare any Sweepstakes null and void and rescind any prize, if in its sole judgment, the rules or the integrity of the Sweepstakes have been violated or compromised in any way, intentionally or unintentionally by any person whether or not a participant in the Sweepstakes; (ii) cancel, terminate or modify the sweepstakes if, in the sole discretion of the Sponsor, it is impossible or impractical to complete the Sweepstakes as planned for any reason, including, but not limited to, infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention or technical failures of any sort ; (iii) alter or amend these Sweepstakes rules at any time; and (iv) stop or conclude the Sweepstakes at any time without prior notice.  Material changes to the Sweepstakes rules will be broadcast on-air, when practical.


  1. MISCELLANEOUS:  Void outside the United States, and wherever prohibited or restricted by law.  Sponsor reserves the right to determine eligibility should special circumstances arise, all decisions are considered final and binding.  These rules are designed to be fair and equal to all participants.  Odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible entries received during the Promotion Period.  Any winner must submit proof of eligibility and sign the Sponsor’s Affidavit to claim the prize.  The Sponsor may substitute prizes, amend the rules, or discontinue the Sweepstakes at any time as announced on the Radio Show.  The Sponsor disclaims any responsibility to notify participants of any aspect related to the conduct of the Sweepstakes.  The Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical error in the printing of these Official Rules, administration of the Sweepstakes, or in the announcement of the Sweepstakes prizes.  All entries become the property of the Sponsor and will not be returned.  As a condition of participating in the Sweepstakes, participants agree (and agree to confirm in writing): (a) under no circumstances will participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and participant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental, consequential, or any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses; (b) all causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, or any prize awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; and (c) any and all claims, judgments, and award shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, excluding attorneys’ fees and court costs.  Participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes participant’s full and unconditional agreement to, and acceptance of these Official Rules. Winning a prize is contingent upon participant’s fulfillment of all requirements set forth herein.


  1. WINNER LIST:  For a winner list, where required by law, send a stamped, self-addressed envelope no later than ninety (90) days after the end date of the Sweepstakes to: Rush Limbaugh’s New Giveaway Sweepstakes, 15260 Ventura Blvd., Sherman Oaks, CA 91403. Vermont residents only may omit return postage.


  1. JURISDICTION:  By entering, participants agree that all issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, participant’s rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of the Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of State of Texas without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules.  By entering, participants consent to the jurisdiction and venue of the federal, state, and local courts located in Bexar County, Texas.


15. SPONSOR:  Premiere Radio Networks, Inc., 15260 Ventura Blvd., Sherman Oaks, CA 91403.


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