The 2019 Concacaf Gold Cup Final is coming to Chicago's historic Soldier Field on July 7!
Now is your chance to win a grand-prize Gold Cup Final VIP package that includes:
4 Match Tickets to see the United States vs. Mexico
Field-Level access for pre-game warm-ups
4 Scarves for Concacaf National Team of your choice
To enter, complete the form below by July 5. A winner will be chosen at random and notified via phone by a member of the Chicago Fire staff.
Chicago Fire – Gold Cup Final All-Access Experience
SWEEPSTAKES OFFICIAL RULES
NO PURCHASE OR QUOTE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE OR QUOTE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
VOID WHERE PROHIBITED
ELIGIBILITY: Chicago Fire – Gold Cup Final All-Access Experience (“Sweepstakes”) is open to legal residents who live within a seventy-five (75) mile radius from SeatGeek Stadium in Bridgeview, Illinois (the “Territory”) who are of legal age of majority in the jurisdiction in which they reside (and at least 18 years old) at the time of entry. Employees, officers, and directors (including immediate family members (spouse, parent, child and sibling and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and members of the same household, whether or not related) of Chicago Fire Soccer, LLC (“Club”), Major League Soccer, L.L.C. (“MLS”), and Soccer United Marketing, LLC (“SUM” and together with MLS, the “MLS Entities”) and each of their respective parents, affiliated companies, subsidiaries, licensees, distributors, dealers, retailers, printers and advertising and promotion agencies, and any and all other companies associated with the Sweepstakes are not eligible to participate or win a prize. The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations.
OBJECTIVE: Promote awareness of the Gold Cup Final, the Club, and the MLS.
1. Online Method: During the Entry Period, go to www.chicago-fire.com/GoldCupVIP and click on the banners, buttons and/or links to access the online entry form for the Sweepstakes and register by filling out the required fields on the Sweepstakes entry page, which will include the following, and to be eligible for the Prize, such complete information must be received by Club prior to the expiration of the Entry Period:
- 1) Name
- 2) E-mail address
- 3) ZIP code
- 4) Date of birth
- 5) Option to consent to receiving news and promotions from Club
By submitting your completed online entry form and all other requested information as directed, you will receive one (1) entry in the Sweepstakes. Entrants must fully complete and submit all non-optional data requested on the online entry form to be eligible. Incomplete entries and entries received after the expiration of the Entry Period are void. Online entrants to the Sweepstakes will be given the option to receive commercial e-mails from MLS Entities; however, eligibility to participate in the Sweepstakes is not dependent upon entrant’s consent to receive such e-mails and consenting to do so will not increase your chances of winning.
RANDOM DRAWING: The potential winner of the Sweepstakes (“Selected Winner”) will be selected by random drawing on or about July 5, 2019 from among all eligible entries received by the Club. The three (3) persons chosen by the Selected Winner to attend the Game with the Selected Winner (collectively, the “Winner’s Guests”, and together with the Selected Winner, the “Winners”) shall, by their acceptance of a ticket to the Game or any portion of the Prize, be bound by the terms and conditions of these Official Rules. The decisions of Club are final and binding on all matters relating to this Sweepstakes. Odds of winning depend on the total number of eligible entries received during the Entry Period.
PUBLICATION AND ASSIGNMENT OF RIGHTS TO SUBMISSIONS: By entering the Sweepstakes, each entrant and the Winners agree that his or her submission is an original work of authorship and he or she owns all right, title and interest in the entry as of the date of submission. Entries cannot defame or invade the publicity rights or privacy of any person, living or deceased, or otherwise infringe upon any person’s personal or property rights or any other third-party rights. If the entry contains any material or elements that are not owned by the entrant and Winners, as applicable, and/or that are subject to the rights of third parties, the entrant and Winners, as applicable, are responsible for obtaining and has obtained, prior to submission of the entry or admission to the Game, any and all releases and consents necessary to permit the use and exhibition of the entry by Club and the MLS Entities in the manner set forth in these Official Rules, including, without limitation, name and likeness permissions from any person who appears in or is identifiable in the entry. If any identifiable person appearing in the entry is under the age of majority in his or her state of residence, the parent or legal guardian of such person is required to provide permission. Club reserves the right to require proof of these permissions in a form acceptable to Club from any entrant at any time. Club reserves the right to disqualify any entry it deems to be offensive, inappropriate, not in keeping with Club’s image or that is otherwise not in compliance with these Official Rules, in its sole discretion.
By entering the Sweepstakes and accepting the Prize, entrants and the Winners, as applicable, agree to assign all right, title, and interest, including copyright rights, in the entry to Club and grant permission for Club, the MLS Entities and their respective designees to publish or publicize all or part of their entry, including but not limited to entrant’s and the Winners’ names, likeness and submission, in whole or in part, for advertising, promotional and trade or other purposes in conjunction with this and similar promotions in any and all media now known or hereafter developed, worldwide in perpetuity, without notice or permission and without further compensation, except where prohibited by law.
PRIZES: In accordance with the terms and conditions of these official rules for the Sweepstakes (“Official Rules”), a total of one (1) Prize is available to be awarded the Prize (defined below) to the Selected Winner. To be eligible to receive the Prize, the Selected Winner must attend the Game. The Prize is non-transferable and non-assignable, with no cash redemptions or substitutions, except at Club’s sole and absolute discretion.
Subject to the terms and conditions of these Sweepstakes, the Selected Winner will receive on or prior to the Game the following (collectively, the “Prize”):
- four (4) single use tickets to the Gold Cup Final, which is scheduled to be held at Soldier Field in Chicago, Illinois on July 7, 2019 (the “Game”); provided, however, at any time prior to kickoff of the Game, Club retains sole and absolute discretion to select and modify the location of the seats associated with such single use tickets (ARV of four (4) tickets: $600);
- field-level access for pre-Game warm-ups; provided, however, Club retains sole and absolute discretion to impose time constraints on such field-level access and to modify the length and scope of such field-level access (ARV of field-level access: $2,000);
- four (4) scarves for any of the CONCACAF National Teams of your choice, subject to availability (ARV of four (4) scarves: $120); and
- an opportunity to attend the post-Game press conference, which is scheduled to occur after the Game; provided, however, Club retains sole and absolute discretion to impose time constraints on such access and to modify the length and scope of such post-Game press conference (ARV of access to post-Game press conference: $2,000).
Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of Prize: $4,720.00. Neither the Selected Winner nor the Winners will receive difference between actual and approximate retail value. Transportation to/from the Game is not included and is the sole responsibility of the Winners. The Winners are fully responsible for any and all applicable federal, state, and local taxes (including income and withholding taxes). All costs and expenses associated with Prize acceptance and use not specified herein as being provided, including but not limited to lodging accommodations, any transportation costs, luggage fees, meals, gratuities and other expenses incurred by accepting the Prize are the sole responsibility of the Winners. All Prize details are at Club’s sole discretion. The Winner’s Guests must be of legal age of majority in their jurisdictions of residence, unless accompanied by his/her parent or legal guardian.
Club reserves the right to substitute the Prize (or portion thereof) with one of comparable or greater value, at its sole and absolute discretion. MLS game, event, and exhibition dates and times are determined in the sole discretion of MLS and/or the applicable MLS team, as applicable, and may be subject to change. Exact seat locations will be determined by Club. The terms and conditions of the tickets awarded as prizes will govern, in the event the Game, event or exhibition, as defined by MLS, is not played due to weather, an Act of God, an act of terrorism, civil disturbance, work stoppage or any other reason. The Winners agree to comply with all applicable stadium regulations in connection with the Prize. Club and the applicable MLS Entities reserve the right to remove or deny entry to one or all of the Winners who engage(s) in a non-sportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person at any game, event or exhibition. Released Parties (as defined below) will not be responsible for weather, Acts of God, acts of terrorism, civil disturbances, work stoppage or any other event that may cause the cancellation or postponement of any MLS game, event or exhibition. Club shall not be responsible for any cancellations, delays, diversions, substitutions, or any acts or omissions whatsoever relating to the Game.
NOTIFICATION: The Selected Winner will be notified by e-mail, mail and/or telephone (in the sole discretion of Club and/or the applicable MLS Entity, as applicable) by the Club. In the event that any Selected Winner does not respond to any such notification on or prior to 12:00 PM Central Time on July 7, 2019, a disqualification will result, the Prize will be forfeited and, at Club’s sole discretion and time permitting, an alternate Selected Winner may be chosen from among all remaining eligible entries.
DOCUMENTATION: On or prior to the Game, the Winners will be required to execute certain documentation provided by the Club, which may include, a Release of Liability and a Release of Publicity. A disqualification will result, the Prize will be forfeited and, at Club’s sole discretion and time permitting, an alternate Selected Winner may be randomly selected from among all remaining eligible entries if all required documents are not properly executed and returned within the specified period of time. Refusal or return of such documents as non-deliverable or Winners’ noncompliance with these Official Rules will also result in disqualification and forfeiture of the Prize and, at Club’s sole discretion and time permitting, may cause an alternate Selected Winner to be selected from among all remaining eligible entries. The alternate Selected Winner will also be subject to the above requirements
WAIVER OF LIABILITY/PUBLICITY RELEASE: By participating in the Sweepstakes and submitting an entry, each entrant and the Winners, by accepting the Prize, each agree to (i) be bound by these Official Rules, including all entry requirements, and (ii) waive any and all claims against the Club, the MLS Entities, and each of their respective parents, affiliated companies, subsidiaries, licensees, distributors, dealers, retailers, printers, representatives and advertising and promotion agencies, and any and all other companies associated with the Sweepstakes, and all of their respective officers, directors, employees, agents and representatives (collectively, “Released Parties”) for any injury, damage or loss that may occur, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from the participation in the Sweepstakes or from the receipt or use of any Prize or any travel or activity related to the receipt or use of any Prize. The Winners, by acceptance of Prize, grant to Club, the MLS Entities and each of their respective designees the right to publicize such Winners’ names, addresses (city and state of residence), photographs, voice and/or other likeness and prize information in any and all media now known or hereafter devised, throughout the world, in perpetuity, without additional compensation or consideration, notification or permission, unless prohibited by law.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: An entrant’s or Winners’ sole and exclusive remedy for any breach of these Official Rules or any Released Parties’ breach of duty or conduct related to these Sweepstakes shall be limited to the entrant’s or Winners’ actual out-of-pocket costs incurred by such claimant to participate in these Sweepstakes. In no event shall any of the Released Parties be liable to any person for any loss or injuries to earnings, profits or goodwill, or for any incidental, special, punitive or consequential damages of any person or entity whether arising in contract, tort or otherwise, arising out of these Sweepstakes.
GENERAL CONDITIONS: Released Parties are not responsible for stolen, late, incomplete, illegible, misdirected, lost, damaged, garbled, delayed, undelivered, inaccurate, postage-due or garbled entries, through e-mail or mail. Entries generated by a script, macro or other mechanical or automated means or by any means which subvert the entry process will be disqualified. Released Parties are not responsible for lost, interrupted or unavailable network, server, Internet Service Provider (ISP), website, or other connections, availability or accessibility or miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, telephone or cable transmissions, lines, or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties, or other errors or difficulties of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic, computer, network, typographical, printing or otherwise relating to or in connection with the Sweepstakes, including, without limitation, errors or difficulties that may occur in connection with the administration of the Sweepstakes, the processing of entries, the announcement of the Prize or in any Sweepstakes-related materials, or the cancellation or postponement of any MLS game, event or exhibition. Released Parties are also not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by website users, tampering, hacking, or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes. Released Parties are not responsible for injury or damage to entrant’s or to any other person's computer related to or resulting from participating in this Sweepstakes or downloading materials from or use of the website.
The Sweepstakes is designed to increase consumer awareness of and interest in the Gold Cup Final, the Club, and MLS. This Sweepstakes may not be used for any form of gambling. In the event that the Sweepstakes is challenged by any legal or regulatory authority, Club reserves the right to discontinue or modify the Sweepstakes, or to disqualify participants residing in the affected geographic areas. In such event, Released Parties shall have no liability to any participants who are disqualified due to such an action.
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 Club’s representatives or who are in violation of these Official Rules, as solely determined by Club, will be disqualified and all associated entries will be void. Any attempt to deliberately damage the content or operation of this Sweepstakes is unlawful and subject to legal action by the Club, the MLS Entities and/or their respective agents. Club and the MLS Entities shall have the sole right to disqualify any entrant for violation of these Official Rules or any applicable laws relating to the Sweepstakes, and to resolve all disputes in their sole discretion. Released Parties (i) make no warranty, guaranty or representation of any kind concerning any Prize, and (ii) disclaim any implied warranty.
The Club and the MLS Entities, as applicable, reserve the right, in their sole discretion, to cancel or suspend the Sweepstakes for any reason, including should virus, bugs, unauthorized human intervention, or other causes corrupt the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper operation of the Sweepstakes. In the event of cancellation, Club may elect to identify the Winners and award the Prize from among all non-suspect, eligible entries received up to the time of such cancellation.
CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE CONTENT OR LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS, AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, CLUB AND MLS WILL DISQUALIFY ANY SUCH ENTRANT, AND CLUB AND THE MLS ENTITIES RESERVE THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS’ FEES) AND OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY SUCH ENTRANT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. All online entries must include a valid e-mail address for the entrant. If only one entry per person is permitted, in case of multiple entries received from any person or e-mail address or household, only the first entry received from such person, e-mail address or household will be considered. In the event of a dispute as to the identity or eligibility of a Selected Winner based on an e-mail address, the winning entry will be declared made by 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. The “Authorized Account Holder” is defined as the natural person to whom the applicable Internet service provider or other organization (such as a business or educational institution) has assigned the e-mail address for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. Club reserves the right to modify these Official Rules for clarification purposes without materially affecting the terms and conditions of the Sweepstakes.
WINNER’S LIST: For the name of the Selected Winner (available after July 2, 2019), mail a self- addressed stamped envelope to: Chicago Fire – Gold Cup Final All-Access Experience winner’s List 7000 South Harlem, Ave, Bridgeview, IL 60455. Winner’s name requests must be received by September 2, 2019.
SEVERABILITY: All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of participants or the Winners in connection with these Sweepstakes shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Illinois, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules of provisions (whether of the State of Illinois, the United States, or any other jurisdiction) which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Illinois. If a court of competent jurisdiction finds that any provision of these Official Rules, or their application to a particular persons or circumstances, is invalid or unenforceable to any extent, then the remainder of these Official Rules, and the application of all of these Official Rules to other persons or circumstances, shall not be affected by that determination, and shall remain enforceable to the fullest extent permitted by law.
DISPUTE RESOLUTION: If a dispute arises that is unable to be addressed by Club pursuant to the terms and conditions of these Official Rules, then all such disputes will be resolved under applicable U.S. laws in the County of Cook, state of Illinois without giving effect to choice of law or conflicted law principles (whether of the state of Illinois, or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the state of Illinois. Club’s failure to enforce any terms of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.