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MLB Chevrolet Postseason Sweepstakes Official Rules

NO PURCHASE OR MOBILE DEVICE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE OR USE OF A MOBILE DEVICE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. ODDS OF WINNING WILL DEPEND ON THE TOTAL NUMBER OF ENTRIES RECEIVED. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. ALL DISPUTES WILL BE RESOLVED SOLELY BY BINDING ARBITRATION AND ENTRANTS WAIVE THE ABILITY TO BRING CLAIMS IN A CLASS ACTION FORMAT.

Purchasing Will Not Increase Your Chances of Winning.

Eligibility: The MLB Chevrolet Postseason Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) is open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and District of Columbia who are eighteen (18) years of age or older (or of the legal age of majority in their state of residence, whichever is older) as of 10/7/13. Employees, officers and directors of MLB Advanced Media, L.P. (“MLBAM,” “MLB.com” or “Sponsor”), the other MLB Entities (as defined below), General Motors LLC (“GM”), Project Support Team, Inc. ("Administrator"), and each of their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, governors, related entities, partners, partnerships, principals, licensees, sponsors, and advertising/promotion agencies and all of their respective officers, directors, employees, agents, representatives, successors and assigns (collectively, "Released Parties"), and the immediate family members (parent, spouse, sibling, or child, and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and those living in the same household of each such employee, officer or director (whether or not related) are not eligible to participate or win. The "MLB Entities" shall mean MLBAM, the Office of the Commissioner of Baseball (“BOC”), its Bureaus, Committees, Subcommittees and Councils, Major League Baseball Enterprises, Inc., Major League Baseball Properties, Inc., the Major League Baseball Clubs (“Clubs”), each of their parent, subsidiary, affiliated and related entities, any entity which, now or in the future, controls, is controlled by, or is under common control with the Clubs or the BOC and the owners, general and limited partners, shareholders, directors, officers, employees and agents of the foregoing entities. This Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations. Void where prohibited or restricted by law, rule or regulation.

Promotion Period: Sweepstakes begins at 12:00:01PM Eastern Time (“ET”) on 10/7/13, and ends at 11:59:59PM ET on 11/4/13 (“Promotion Period”). For the purposes of this Sweepstakes, a day is defined as the 24-hour period beginning at 12:00:01AM ET and ending at 11:59:59PM ET with the exception of 10/7/13, which will begin at 12:00:01PM ET.

How To Participate: There are two (2) ways to enter: online or by mail. No other method of entry will be accepted. During the Promotion Period, 1) to enter online, visit www.chevybaseball.com on your computer or mobile device, click on the applicable Sweepstakes banners, buttons and/or links to access the online Sweepstakes entry form and follow the instructions provided to fully complete and submit the online entry form and receive one (1) entry in the Sweepstakes. Entries must be received by 11:59:59 PM ET on 11/4/13 to be eligible. If you choose to enter using your mobile device, standard data rates apply. Each wireless carrier’s data rate plan may vary, and you should contact your wireless carrier for information on data rate plans and charges relating to your participation in this Sweepstakes; or 2) to enter by mail, hand-print your full name, complete mailing address, telephone number (including area code), and date of birth on a plain 3”x 5” piece of paper and mail it in a sealed #10 envelope with proper postage affixed to: MLB Chevrolet Postseason Sweepstakes, P.O. Box 15036, Bridgeport, CT 06673-5036. Each mail-in entry must be mailed separately, postmarked by no later than 11/5/13 and received by no later than 11/11/13, to be eligible. Limit one (1) entry per person and per valid e-mail address for the duration of the Promotion Period, regardless of online or mobile device method of entry. Additional entries received from any person or e-mail address during this Sweepstakes after the first entry received from that person or e-mail address will be void. No photocopied, computer generated facsimiles, mechanically reproduced, or mass entries permitted and all such entries will be void. All information submitted online by entrants is subject to MLB.com’s Terms of Use accessible at: http://mlb.mlb.com/mlb/official_info/about_mlb_com/terms_of_use.jsp and Privacy Policy accessible at: www.mlb.com/privacy. Entrants must fully complete and submit all non-optional data requested on the online entry form to be eligible. Incomplete entries are void. Online entrants to the Sweepstakes will be given the option to receive (a) commercial e-mails from MLB.com, the MLB Clubs and/or GM and/or (b) mobile text messages and updates from MLB.com and/or the MLB Clubs; however, eligibility to participate in the Sweepstakes is not dependent upon entrant’s consent to receive such e-mails and/or mobile text messages and updates and consenting to receive such e-mails and/or mobile text messages and updates does not impact entrant’s chances of winning. By entering this Sweepstakes, each entrant gives his/her express permission to be contacted by the Administrator and/or MLBAM by telephone, e-mail and/or postal mail for Sweepstakes administration purposes only. Released Parties are not responsible for lost, incomplete, late, delayed, inaccurate, misdirected, stolen, undelivered, damaged, postage-due mail, or garbled entries or email; failures or malfunctions of phones, phone lines or telephone systems; wireless towers or cellular tower equipment; lost entries, or transmissions; any error, omission, interruption, defect or delay in wireless or other transmission, transaction processing, or communication; interrupted or unavailable network, server, Internet Service Provider (ISP), wireless network, cable, satellite or other connections including those through and/or by any website; miscommunications, failed computer hardware or software or technical failures; non-delivery; misdirected, blocked, or delayed e-mail notifications; garbled, misrouted, jumbled, scrambled, delayed or misdirected transmissions; printing, typographical or other errors appearing within these Official Rules, in any Sweepstakes-related advertisements or other materials; or other errors or problems of any kind whether mechanical, human, telephone, electronic, mail or otherwise relating to or in connection with the Sweepstakes, or downloading of materials from or use of the website, including, without limitation, the cancellation or postponement of any Major League Baseball game, errors or problems which may occur in connection with the administration of the Sweepstakes, the processing of entries, mail, email or the announcement of the prize. Administrator and/or MLBAM, as applicable, reserve the right, in their sole discretion, to void any and all entries of an entrant who Administrator and/or MLBAM, as applicable, believe has attempted to tamper with, corrupt, or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play of this Sweepstakes or who is otherwise not in compliance with these Official Rules. The use of automated entry or similar devices to participate or subvert the entry process is prohibited and all entries through such devices are void. In the event of a dispute as to the identity of any entrant, such entrant will be deemed, as the “authorized account holder” of the e-mail address submitted at the time of entry provided he/she is eligible according to these Official Rules. “Authorized account holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned to the e-mail address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization (e.g., a business, educational institution, etc.) which is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. Proof (to Administrator’s satisfaction) of being the authorized account holder may be required by Administrator.

Winner Selection: Potential Grand Prize winner will be selected in a random drawing on or about 11/15/13 from among all eligible entries received and will be notified by e-mail, telephone and/or overnight mail. The potential Grand Prize winner will be required to execute and return an Affidavit of Eligibility, Liability and (where legal) Publicity Release and any other documents required by Sponsor within two (2) days of date of issuance of notification. Noncompliance with any of the foregoing, with these Official Rules, the inability to contact a potential Grand Prize winner within a reasonable time period, any notification being returned as non-deliverable may result in disqualification and, at Sponsor’s discretion, an alternate potential Grand Prize winner being randomly selected from among all remaining eligible entries received. Grand Prize winner status is subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with these Official Rules. The decisions of MLBAM and/or Administrator, as applicable, will be final and binding on all matters relating to this Sweepstakes. Odds of winning will depend on the total number of eligible entries received.

One (1) Grand Prize: A 2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4WD Crew Cab 143.5” LTZ w/2LZ (the “Grand Prize”). (Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (“MSRP”) of automobile=$52,730). MSRP based on the MSRP of a 2014 Chevrolet Silverado base model with available and designated manufacturer upgrades. Grand Prize winner has the option of selecting any other 2014 Chevrolet model vehicle (excluding commercial vehicles) whose MSRP does not exceed $52,730; however, if Chevrolet model is selected with an MSRP of less than $52,730 winner will NOT receive the difference in prize value. Grand Prize winner is responsible for vehicle registration, license, title and insurance fees and for all costs associated with any available upgrade/option packages and any other expenses related to the acceptance and use of the Grand Prize not specified herein. Winner must take delivery of Grand Prize vehicle within thirty (30) days of notice of availability from the Chevrolet dealership near winner’s residence designated by Administrator, or the Grand Prize vehicle will be forfeited. Grand Prize winner shall be required to personally accept delivery of the vehicle at the designated dealership and present adequate personal identification. Released Parties are not responsible for delays in delivery of the vehicle. Grand Prize winner will be required to provide proof of possessing a valid U.S. automobile driver’s license in good standing as well as appropriate automobile motor vehicle insurance prior to the vehicle being awarded. If the Grand Prize winner fails to provide such proof of possessing a valid automobile driver’s license and/or appropriate automobile motor vehicle insurance within five (5) days of prize notification, the Grand Prize will be forfeited and the Grand Prize may be awarded to an alternate winner, time permitting. Grand Prize winner shall bear all risk of loss or damage to his/her vehicle after he/she has taken delivery of vehicle. Exact model, color, and options of vehicle and exact vehicle to be awarded are at the sole discretion of GM and subject to availability from manufacturer. EXCEPT AS STATED IN THE MANUFACTURER’S LIMITED WARRANTY FOR THE VEHICLE, THE RELEASED PARTIES MAKE NO WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, IN FACT OR IN LAW, RELATIVE TO THE USE OR ENJOYMENT OF THE VEHICLE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THEIR QUALITY, MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. Grand Prize winner acknowledges and agrees that installations or alterations to the vehicle’s original equipment or chassis as distributed by GM may void the GM New Vehicle Limited Warranty. Vehicle pictured in any advertising surrounding this Sweepstakes may not be the actual vehicle awarded. All prize details are at GM’s sole discretion.

Miscellaneous: No transfer, assignment, cash redemption, or substitution of prize (or any portion thereof) permitted except as otherwise provided herein or as provided by MLBAM and Administrator who may substitute the prize (or any portion thereof) with a prize of approximately comparable or greater value at their sole and absolute discretion. Winner is responsible for all federal, state and local income and other taxes as well as any other costs or expenses associated with prize acceptance and use not specified herein as being provided. By participating, each entrant agrees to be bound by these Official Rules and agrees that (1) MLBAM and each of its designees shall have the right and permission to use (unless prohibited by law) entrant’s name, voice, address (city and state of residence), photograph, statements and/or other likeness and prize information for advertising, promotional and/or trade and/or any other purpose in any and all media or format now known or hereafter devised throughout the world, in perpetuity, without limitation and without further compensation, consideration, permission or notification to entrants or any third parties; and (2) Released Parties, Facebook and each of their respective designees and assigns shall have no liability and will be held harmless for any liability, loss, injury or damage, including, without limitation, personal injury, death or damages of any kind to personal or real property, to entrant or any other person or entity due in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, to the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of the prize (or any portion thereof) (including any/all use of Grand Prize vehicle) and/or participation in this Sweepstakes. Administrator and/or MLBAM, as applicable, reserve the right, in their sole discretion, to modify, terminate or suspend this Sweepstakes (or any portion thereof) for any reason including in the event viruses, worms, bugs, unauthorized human intervention or other causes corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play of the Sweepstakes (or any portion thereof) or for any other reason and, in the event of termination, at its discretion, select winner in a random drawing from among those eligible, non-suspect entries received prior to the event leading to such termination. Administrator and/or MLBAM, as applicable, reserve the right, in their sole discretion, to disqualify any person and void all associated entries of any person who they believe has tampered with the entry process, or any other component of this Sweepstakes, whose conduct or actions affect the administration, integrity, security, fairness or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, or who is in violation of these Official Rules. All entry data provided via the online entry form is provided to MLBAM and not to Facebook. This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE ASSOCIATED WITH THIS SWEEPSTAKES IN ANY WAY, OR UNDERMINE THE CONTENT OR LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS SWEEPSTAKES, MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, ADMINISTRATOR, MLBAM AND/OR THEIR RESPECTIVE AGENTS WILL DISQUALIFY ANY SUCH ENTRANT AND RESERVE THE RIGHT TO SEEK ANY AND ALL REMEDIES AVAILABLE FROM ANY SUCH PERSON OR PERSONS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ATTEMPT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY LAW.

Arbitration: Except where prohibited by law, as a condition of participating in this Sweepstakes, entrant agrees that (1) any and all disputes and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, or prize awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by final and binding arbitration under the rules of the American Arbitration Association and held in New York County, New York; (2) the Federal Arbitration Act shall govern the interpretation, enforcement and all proceedings at such arbitration; and (3) judgment upon such arbitration award may be entered in any court having jurisdiction. Under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental or consequential damages, or any other damages, including attorneys' fees, other than entrant’s actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e., costs associated with participating in this Sweepstakes), and entrant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.

Choice of Law: All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of entrant and Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the substantive laws of the State of New York, USA.

Winner’s Name: For the winner’s name (available after 1/15/14), send a stamped, self-addressed envelope for receipt by 1/15/14 to: MLB Chevrolet Postseason Sweepstakes Winner, P.O. Box 13106, Bridgeport, CT 06673-3106.

Sponsor: MLB Advanced Media, L.P., 75 Ninth Avenue, New York, NY 10011.

Administrator: Project Support Team, Inc., 6 Berkshire Blvd., Bethel, CT 06801/www.projectsupportteam.com.

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