The Registration Process
Each participant must complete the registration process to become eligible to play. The registration is a simple process that involves filling out your contact information, team name, and password selection. Once you create a member ID (your email address), choose a password, and select your team name, you will then be directed to your home page inside the game.
Object Of The Game
The object of the Pickem Racing Challenge is to select the top five (5) drivers for any given race.
Selecting Your Weekly Top Five Drivers
Weekly top five (5) selections are made on the ‘Submit Your Picks’ page. To choose you will put a check beside the names of the driver you wish to select for that week.
Once you have selected your drivers, click the submit button and your selections will be entered into the system. All selections must be finalized two (2) hours before race time in order to be processed. Once your selection is submitted you will not be able to change your picks.
If more than 5 Drivers are selected in a week, the weekly score will be disqualified.
All of the participants playing in the Pickem Racing Challenge use the same scoring method based on the official NASCAR™ points results schedule each week posted at www.nascar.com.
Game Participant Profiles
Each registered member will have a game participant profile. This will be accessible by clicking on the Profile link at the right side of any page throughout the contest site. This will allow you to update your personal information at any given time (Phone Number, Email address etc).
Standings and Winners
Standings will detail the highest weekly scores for the local contest. All winners will be determined by;
Weekly Winners determined by total points for that week
Overall Grand Prize Winner determined by total points for the season
In the event a tie occurs, a random draw by ballot will occur with all tied participants. Updated standings will be available every Monday afternoon by 3:00pm ET, unless unforeseen problems arise.
There is a great deal of strategy that goes into the game of Pickem Racing Challenge. Some participants will select high risk drivers and some will select the favorites for every race. Some participants will just be picking their favorite drivers. There are many different strategies that have won. Racing is a great sport, so whatever your strategy, remember to have fun and enjoy the game.
Some other notes:
All participant changes must be completed prior to each race (two (2) hours preceding race).
Any participant making picks close to the deadline risks the chance of not getting in his/her changes on time.
We are not responsible for late entries, server congestion, faulty Internet connections, etc., which may cause your picks to not be submitted on time.
Any team caught or suspected of system tampering, game interference or breaking our terms and conditions, may be removed from the game at any time and without notice. We also reserve the right to pursue legal and criminal action upon those member(s).
All scores are final.
If more than 5 Drivers are selected in a week, the weekly score will be disqualified.
To be eligible to win a prize in the Pickem Racing Challenge entrants must be 18 years of age or older at the time of registration and be a legal resident of Canada. To be eligible for the Grand Prize you must have or be willing to obtain a valid passport for 2014. By registering to play, Entrants agree to be bound by all of the terms and conditions of these Official Rules and Regulations (the “Official Rules”). By registering to play, Entrants also agree to be bound by all of the terms and conditions of the Game Rules and Game Documentation (the “Game Rules”) applicable to the Game as provided by Blackburn Radio. Blackburn Radio reserves the right to make non-material changes to these Official Rules at any time during the Game. The Game is not to be used in connection with any form of gambling or the promotion of gambling. Employees, officers, directors, agents, representatives of Blackburn Radio (including their parent companies, affiliates and subsidiaries), any Blackburn Radio respective immediate family (defined as parents, spouse, children, siblings, and grandparents) and any person residing in the same household of the sponsors, affiliates and advertising or promotion agencies of Blackburn Radio are NOT eligible to win any prizes.
By entering, each entrant accepts and agrees to be bound by these rules and by the decision of the judges, which shall be final and binding in all respects. Taxes, if any, are the sole responsibility of the prize winners.
No substitutions, or transfer of prizes (if applicable), are permitted. We, at Blackburn Radio, reserve the right to substitute a prize (if applicable) for one of equal or greater value in the event that an advertised prize is unavailable. Blackburn Radio reserves the right to change the stated prizes, at any time without notice, if the number of actual entrants is less then our predetermined number.
All prize winners (if applicable) are required to show valid identification including legal photo identification to Blackburn Radio Inc. when collecting a prize. Contestants agree to Blackburn Radio use of their names and likeness for advertising and publicity purposes, without additional compensation, unless prohibited by law. All federal, provincial and local laws and regulations apply. Taxes are the sole responsibility of the winners. Prizes (if applicable) are not transferable and must be accepted as awarded, no cash equivalents, no substitutes.
It is the responsibility of the Entrant to keep all mailing and email information up-to-date and accurate.
Prize is not transferable. No prize substitution except at Sponsor’s sole discretion due to prize unavailability for any reason and only then for prize of comparable value. Sponsor reserves the right to award the actual cash equivalent of any prize in lieu of the prize itself. Prize returned as undeliverable or otherwise not claimed within thirty (30) days after being announced will be forfeited and awarded to an alternate winner. All entries will be declared made by the registered user of the email address.
By accepting a prize (if applicable), the winner grants permission to Sponsor and Promoter (which permission shall be confirmed in writing upon the request of Sponsor and/or Promoter) to use their names, photographs, likeness, voices, prize information and/or biographical information for publicity, advertising, trade and promotional purposes at any time or times, worldwide and on the World Wide Web without further compensation, or notice, review or approval, unless prohibited by law. If a winner is disqualified, an alternate winner will be selected. Sponsor is only obligated to contact a single alternate. In all instances in which Sponsor notifies, or seeks to deliver a prize to or otherwise attempts to contact an alternate winner, if such alternate winner is unavailable or disqualified or if the prize is returned as undeliverable, within the time frames otherwise allotted for the initially selected winner, then Sponsor may choose either not to award the prize or to donate it to another person or entity, in its sole discretion.
ENTRANTS ACKNOWLEDGE THAT SPONSOR, PROMOTER AND THEIR RESPECTIVE AGENCIES HAVE NEITHER MADE NOR ARE IN ANY MANNER RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY WARRANTY, REPRESENTATION OR GUARANTEE, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, IN FACT OR IN LAW, RELATIVE TO ANY PRIZE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ITS QUALITY. EXCEPT FOR A STANDARD LIMITED WARRANTY THAT THE PRIZE MANUFACTURER MAY INCLUDE WITH THE PRIZE. THE PRIZE IS AWARDED “AS IS” AND WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE).
For an additional copy of the Official Rules, please click on the terms and conditions link at the bottom of our Web site. This may be printed and read at your convenience.
This Game may not be used in connection with any form of gambling. This Game is strictly for entertainment purposes only.
Blackburn Radio is not responsible for lost, late or misdirected online entries or transactions, for incorrect, inaccurate or incomplete entry information whether caused by a contestant, equipment, or technical malfunction or for any human error, technical error or malfunctions. Blackburn Radio reserves the right to halt or modify the contest at any time during the contest period if events beyond their control compromise the contest’s fairness or integrity. In the event that a scheduled race is canceled or preempted for any reason, no points will be awarded for that week. Blackburn Radio is not responsible for typographical or other human or technical errors in the offer or administration of this contest, including but not limited to errors in advertising, the Official Rules, the selection and announcement of the winner or the distribution of the prizes.
Blackburn Radio in its sole discretion may disqualify any entrant from participating in the contest, refuse to award points or prizes, and require the return of any prizes, if entrant engages in any conduct Blackburn Radio deems to be improper, unfair or otherwise adverse to the operation of the contest or detrimental to other entrants. Such improper conduct includes, but is not limited to, falsifying personal information required during contest registration or prize claim, violating any term or condition stated herein, accumulating points or prizes through methods such as automated computer scripts or other programming techniques, allowing others to use the entrant’s personal information for the purpose of accumulating points or prizes, tampering with Blackburn Radio administration of this promotion, or intentionally trying to defraud, reverse engineer, disassemble, recompile or otherwise tamper with the computer programs on this Web site. Entrant further acknowledges that the forfeiture of prize(s) and/or return of any prize(s) shall in no way prevent Blackburn Radio from pursuing other avenues of recourse such as criminal or civil proceedings in connection with such conduct.
Blackburn Radio reserves the right to exclude or “black out” races on the NASCAR™ schedule, from the Pickem Racing Challenge without explanation or notification to the players.
Blackburn Radio reserves the right to modify these rules for clarification purposes without materially affecting the terms and conditions of the contest. This contest is not affiliated with or endorsed by NASCAR™ or any NASCAR™ race teams. This is a skill contest designed to increase consumer awareness of, and interest in Blackburn Radio.
If for any reason the Internet portion of the program is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, terrorism, work stoppage, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of Blackburn Radio which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this contest, Blackburn Radio reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process, and to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the contest. In such event, Blackburn Radio further reserves the right to award prizes to the participant leading the contest as of the termination date.
Blackburn Radio assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of entries. Blackburn Radio is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer on-line systems, servers, or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any entry or transaction to be received on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or the Web site, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to participant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participation or downloading any materials in this contest.
CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY A CONTESTANT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE WEB SITE OR
UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE GAME IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL
LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, BLACKBURN RADIO RESERVES THE
RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH CONTESTANT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. In the event of a dispute, entries made by Internet will be declared made by the authorized account holder of the email address submitted at time of entry. “Authorized account holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an email address by an Internet access provider, on-line service provider or other organization (e.g., business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address.
In the event that any legal or regulatory authority challenges the contest, Blackburn Radio reserves the right to discontinue or modify the Contest, or to disqualify participants residing in the affected areas.
In such event, Blackburn Radio shall have no liability to any participants who are disqualified due to such an action.
Prizes (if applicable) will only be awarded to entries whose accounts are deemed eligible. Winners of prizes must show valid identification including legal photo identification to Blackburn Radio Inc. when collecting a prize issued. Any entry that is incomplete, late, or does not include a validly issued User ID will be disqualified.
You must be 18 years or older to participate.
EMAIL CHANGE OF ADDRESS POLICY
It is the sole responsibility of the Entrant to notify the Sponsor in the event of his or her email address changing. To do so, click on the edit profile link on your member home page.