Contest Rules

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NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. TEXT MESSAGING IS NOT REQUIRED TO ENTER. MUST BE OVER 21 TO ENTER.

Sweepstakes Period. "Brooklyn Brewery, Inc., Baseball Ticket Giveaway" (the "Sweepstakes") commences on April 1, 2011 and continues until 5000 entries are received. If 5000 entries are not received, Sweepstakes will end August 15, 2011 (the "Sweepstakes Period") Sponsor: Brooklyn Brewery, Inc., 79 North 11th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11211.

Eligibility

Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the continental United States. Employees of Brooklyn Brewery, Inc. and their respective affiliated companies and subsidiaries and the immediate families of each are not eligible to enter or win. VOID IN ALASKA AND HAWAII. Void where otherwise prohibited by law.

How To Enter

There are two ways to enter: Method #1: Send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to Brooklyn Brewery, Inc., "Sweepstakes Giveaway", 79 North 11th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11211. ("Mail-In Entry(ies)"). All mail-in entries must be received by August 1, 2011. Please note on the front left hand corner of your outer envelope whether you are requesting "Rules" or Entry". Method #2: Using a mobile phone, participants must text the official keyword to short code 83071 during the Sweepstakes Period ("Text Message Entry(ies)"). Standard message charges apply as determined by your service carrier. All Text Messaging entrants must have a text messaging two-way capable phone and digital service in order to enter the Sweepstakes. Text Messaging is not available in all markets. The Sponsor is not responsible for charges you may incur as a result of wireless phone transmissions. Not all wireless phones carry the service necessary to participate. Before entering via Text Messaging, check with your local wireless provider for details on service availability and possible charges. Standard message charges apply. Participants may enter as many times as they wish but there is a limit of one (1) prize per person. Incomplete or inaccurate entries are void. All entries become the property of Sponsor. 

Winner Selection

Winner is determined as the 100th person to enter each sweepstakes. If 100 entries are not received, a random drawing will be held on or about one month prior to game date to determine one (1) grand prize winner (the "Winner") from among all eligible entries received per sweepstake. The winning selection will commence as follows:April 15th drawing for the May 7th  Mets game vs. L.A. Dodgers, May 15th drawing for the June 10th Yankees game vs. Cleveland Indians, June 15th drawing for the July 15th Mets game vs. Philadelphia Phillies, July 15th drawing for the August 12th Yankees game vs. Tampa Bay Rays, August 15th drawing for the September 10th Mets game vs. Chicago Cubs.

Winner Notification

Sponsor or its designee will attempt to contact the potential Winners. Winners will be notified by text message. If any potential Winner is unreachable, or if potential Winner does not call back within 24 hours an alternative winner will be selected. The Sponsor reserves the right to modify the notification procedures in connection with the selection of alternate winners, if any. 

Grand Prize

Four (4) baseball tickets will be given away for each game above. Approximate retail value: $400 per game.

General Conditions

All interpretations of these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor in all matters related to this Sweepstakes are final and binding. In the event this Sweepstakes is compromised for any reason (including computer virus, tampering, bugs, computer malfunction, fraud, unauthorized intervention or other causes beyond the control of Sponsor which, in the sole opinion of Sponsor, corrupts or impairs the administration, security, fairness or proper play of this Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to suspend, modify or terminate this Sweepstakes. Sponsor is not responsible if any Sweepstakes cannot be implemented or prize cannot be awarded due to delays or interruptions due to acts of God, acts of war, strikes, governmental action, natural disasters, weather or acts of terrorism. Entrants who do not comply with these Official Rules, or attempt to interfere with this Sweepstakes in any way in Sponsor's sole discretion shall be disqualified. In the event of a dispute over who submitted a Text Message Entry, such entry will be declared made by the authorized account holder of the telephone number, pager number or email address submitted at the time of entry. An "authorized account holder" is defined as the natural person who is assigned to a telephone number, pager number or email address by a telephone company, wireless service provider, Internet access provider, Internet service provider, or other organization (e.g. business, educational, government, institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning telephone numbers, pager numbers, wireless phone numbers, email addresses, for the telephone exchange associated with the submitted telephone or pager number or the domain associated with the submitted telephone, pager number or email address, as applicable. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any Entrant for any reason, including without limitation, if that Entrant has not complied with these Official Rules or has interfered, in Sponsor's' sole opinion, with the proper conduct of this Sweepstakes. Unless prohibited by law, each Entrant grants Sponsor and its agents and licensees the right to use, display, distribute or publish such Entrant's name, likeness, photograph, voice, address (city and state), biographical information, and any material based therefrom, or to refrain from so doing, in any manner in any and all media, whether now known or hereafter devised, anywhere in the world in perpetuity for purposes of advertising or trade in promoting or publicizing Sponsor, without compensation. Acceptance of a Prize constitutes a waiver of any claims to compensation, royalties, or other remuneration for such use. Sponsor and its affiliates, subsidiaries, respective directors, officers, employees and agents are not responsible for any problems or technical malfunctions of any telephone network or lines, computer on-line systems, telephone or Internet servers or providers, computer equipment, software, failure or delay of electronic communications, or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any Web site, or any human error which may occur in the processing of the entries in the Sweepstakes, or any combination thereof, including injury or damage to participants or to any other person's telephone, computer or other equipment related to or resulting from participating or downloading materials in this Sweepstakes. If, for any reason, the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of Sponsor, which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, or for any reason Sponsor deems it necessary, Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes. Should the Sweepstakes be terminated prior to the stated expiration date, notice will be posted on www.brooklynbrewery.com/sweepstakes-rules

CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY A PARTICIPANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEB SITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. THE NEW YORK COURTS (STATE AND FEDERAL) SHALL HAVE SOLE JURISDICTION OF ANY OF THE CONTROVERSY REGARDING THE SWEEPSTAKES AND THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK SHALL GOVERN THE SWEEPSTAKES. EACH ENTRANT WAIVES ANY AND ALL OBJECTIONS TO JURISDICTION AND VENUE IN THOSE COURTS AND HEREBY SUBMITS TO THE JURISDICTION OF THOSE COURTS.  

For a copy of the winners list or the Official Rules, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to Brooklyn Brewery, Inc., "Sweepstakes Giveaway", 79 North 11th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11211. All requests must be received by August 15, 2011. Please note on the front left hand corner of your outer envelope whether you are requesting "Rules" or the name of the "Winner".