REMEMBER: This particular contest is only for people in the L.A. area. If you win and if you and/or your parent or guardian are unable to get to our secret location in L.A. on January 30th after school for a meal with Austin, you will be disqualified.
That’s the bad news for people not in (or near) L.A. The good news? Pick up Popstar!‘s MAY12 issue, on sale April 3rd—we’re doing ANOTHER date contest with Austin that’s open to everyone…everywhere!
This online contest is open now through January 27th at 2PM EST. Get your parents’ permission and…good luck!
POPSTAR! “WIN A DATE WITH AUSTIN MAHONE” CONTEST OFFICIAL RULES
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY OR PAYMENT REQUIRED TO ENTER OR WIN THIS CONTEST. PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING WITH ENTRY. ENTRANTS MUST BE BETWEEN THE AGES OF 13 AND 18 DURING THE TERM TO ENTER.
1. SPONSOR: Popstar! Publishing, L.L.C., 6052 Turkey Lake Rd., Ste. 203, Orlando, FL 32819.
2. CONTEST PROMOTION: From January 20th, 2012, through January 27th, 2012, (“Term”), Popstar! Magazine (“Magazine”) will promote the Popstar! “Win a Date (“Date”) with Austin Mahone” Contest (“Contest”), by means of online promotion at PopstarOnline.com and on other social-media networks, providing the opportunity to win the Grand Prize as detailed below. All times and days in these Official Rules (“Rules”) are Eastern Standard Time. All information being collected hereunder is to be solely used in the administration of the Contest.
3. MEANS OF ENTRY: There are two (2) ways to enter the Contest:
A. ONLINE ENTRY: Make a video explaining why you are Austin Mahone’s #1 fan, upload it publicly and comment PopstarOnline.com/Win-A-Date-
B. E-MAIL ENTRY: You may also enter by emailing a paragraph explaining why you are Austin Mahone’s #1 fan, including your full name, address [city, state, zip code] daytime phone number with area code, e-mail address, code and a statement of parental consent. Email to:firstname.lastname@example.org. On the SUBJECT LINE, enter “POPSTAR! ‘WIN A DATE WITH AUSTIN MAHONE’ CONTEST.”
Only completed entries (entrants must provide answers to all questions) received during the Term will be considered eligible by Magazine’s editors (“Judges”) and Austin Mahone (the “Artist”) in choosing the winner of the Contest. Contest will be conducted in two rounds. In the first round, on or about January 26th, 2012, Judges will select ten (10) entrants from all eligible entries (“Finalists”) based on answers’ perceived fandom for the Artist. In the second and final round, also on or about January 26th, 2012, Artist will choose one (1) winner from Finalists. Winner will be announced at PopstarOnline.com on or around January 28th, 2012.
4. LIMITATIONS: All entries must be received by January 27th, 2012, at 2:00 p.m. EST. Limit one (1) entry per person, per household. Open only to persons between the ages of thirteen (13) and eighteen (18) years of age during the Term who are legal residents of, and physically located within, the 50 United States, its territories, or Canada (“Territory”), and who are able to get themselves to and from an easily accessible location in Los Angeles, California. NO TRANSPORTATION OR LODGING PROVIDED. Any individuals (including but not limited to employees, consultants, independent contractors and interns) who have, within the past six (6) months, performed service for the Sponsor, any organizations responsible for sponsoring, fulfilling, administering, advertising or promoting the Contest or supplying the prizes, and/or their respective parent, subsidiary, affiliated and successor companies (individually and collectively, “Entities”), and immediate family and household members of such individuals, are not eligible to enter or play. Any person who, within the past six (6) months, has been awarded a Grand Prize in any contest or sweepstakes conducted by Sponsors is not eligible to enter or play. Entities are not responsible for printing errors or inaccurate, incomplete, stolen, lost, illegible, mutilated, tampered with, altered, postage-due, misdirected or late entries. Void where prohibited or restricted by law and subject to all federal, state and local laws and regulations.
5. PRIZE: ONE (1) GRAND PRIZE: The Grand Prize winner (“Winner”) of the Contest will experience the chance of a lifetime by meeting Austin Mahone for a Date (accompanied by a parent/legal guardian), Date being defined as a meal with Austin at a public restaurant. In addition to Winner’s parent/legal guardian, one (1) or more of Sponsor’s representatives and one (1) or more of Artist’s representatives will accompany Winner and Artist. This prize will be fulfilled on January 30th, 2012. Approximate retail value: five hundred U.S. Dollars ($500). Prize is not redeemable for cash or transferable. No substitution allowed except, at Sponsor’s sole discretion, a prize of equal or greater value may be substituted.
6. PROCEDURES: Contest begins on January 20th, 2012, and ends on January 27th, 2012. Contest will be conducted in two rounds. In the first round, Judges will select ten (10) Finalists from all eligible entries based on perceived fandom for the Artist. In the second and final round, Artist will choose one (1) winner from the Finalists. Odds of winning Grand Prize depend on the number of eligible entries received during the Term. Many will enter. Only one (1) will win.
7. WINNERS: will be notified by e-mail, on or about January 27th, 2012, and announced publicly at PopstarOnline.com on or about January 28th, 2012, after winner’s eligibility and parental consent have been determined. Winner must meet all eligibility requirements. All responsibilities of the Winner under the Rules will be assumed by parent/legal guardian (“Parent”). Disqualification and the forfeiture of the prize may result from any of the following:  the return of any notification as undeliverable;  failure of a potential Winner to execute an Affidavit of Eligibility and Release for Minor Child the day of the meeting;  potential Winner’s inability to attend the meeting on January 30th, 2012; and  any other non-compliance with the Rules. If a potential Winner forfeits the prize, it will not be awarded. Any minor must be accompanied by his/her Parent. Federal, state and local taxes are the sole responsibility of the Winner. For name of Winner (after January 27th, 2012) and/or Rules (before January 27th, 2012) send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to Popstar! “Win a Date with Austin Mahone” Contest, Popstar!, 1501 Broadway, Ste. 2002, New York, NY 10036 USA.
8. CONDITIONS: Each entrant by entering this Contest agrees that:  he/she will abide by and be bound by the Rules and Magazine’s decisions;  the Contest application, or other form of entry, becomes solely Magazine’s property and will not be acknowledged, so no phone calls should be made by entrant to Magazine’s offices to ascertain receipt;  none of the Entities, nor any of their officers, directors, shareholders, employees, agents or representatives (individually and collectively, “Releasees”) are responsible for claims, injuries, losses or damages of any kind resulting, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from the awarding, delivery, acceptance, use, misuse, possession, loss or misdirection of the prize or participation in this Contest or in any activity or travel related thereto;  Winner’s acceptance of the prize constitutes the grant of an unconditional right to use Winner’s name, address (city and state only), voice, likeness, photograph, biographical and prize information and/or statements about the promotion for any publicity, advertising and promotional purposes without additional compensation, in any media, worldwide, in perpetuity, except where prohibited by law;  in the event unauthorized human intervention, acts of God, acts or regulations of any governmental or supra-national authority, war, national emergency, accident, fire, riot, strikes, lock-outs, industrial disputes, acts of terrorism or other matters beyond Magazine’s reasonable control, corrupt, prevent or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play of this Contest, so that it cannot be conducted as originally planned, Magazine has the right to cancel, terminate or suspend the Contest; and in such event, to select a Winner, as specified in Section 6 of the Rules herein, from among all eligible entries received up to such time of cancellation, termination or suspension and in the event a Date has already commenced, to terminate the Date;  the Releasees are not responsible for typographical or other errors in the offer or administration of this Contest, including but not limited to errors in the advertising, Rules and selection and announcement of the Winner;  any portion of the prize not accepted by the Winner will be forfeited and  the Releasees are not responsible for any inability of the Winner to accept or use any prize (or portion thereof) for any reason.
9. COPYRIGHT NOTICE: Copyright 2012 by Popstar! Publishing, L.L.C.
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