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Attend the NBA® Finals & Be Drawn as a Bleacher Report®’s Game of Zones Character
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what you'll do
Ready for the NBA Finals? You just scored the ultimate playoff experience with Bleacher Report! Here’s the play: You and a friend will be flown out for a Finals game, put up in an incredible hotel and take in the action from awesome seats. Not only will you watch the best basketball players on Earth duke it out for the championship, you’ll also meet Taylor Rooks and receive a pair of super limited edition adidas "Dames of Zones" Dame 5 sneakers created for the B/R Original Show "Game of Zones." Plus, achieve basketball immortality when you’re drawn into a custom piece of art by the Game of Zones animation team. Flights and hotel included!
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who you'll help
The mission of Special Olympics is to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities. Through the power of sports, people with intellectual disabilities discover new strengths and abilities, skills and success. Their athletes find joy, confidence and fulfillment—on the playing field and in life. They also inspire people in their communities and elsewhere to open their hearts to a wider world of human talents and potential.
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You (“Winner”) + 1 (“Guest”)
Omaze, Inc. (“Sponsor”)
Special Olympics ("Charity")
All donations made in connection with a fundraising campaign are paid to Charities Aid Foundation of America (“CAFA”), an IRS-recognized, U.S. public charity whose mission is to make giving internationally and domestically safe, easy and effective for U.S. donors. CAFA prequalifies each Charity as an eligible recipient of CAFA grants. At the end of each fundraising campaign, so long as the Charity continues to qualify as an eligible recipient of CAFA grants, CAFA will make a grant to the Charity of the net proceeds of the fundraising campaign.
Bleacher Report ("Prize Provider")
Details: Winner and guest will receive tickets to an NBA playoffs game. Winner will receive a pair of Adidas Dame 5 sneakers and get drawn as a Game of Zones character by their animation team. Flights and hotel included.
"NBA" is a registered trademark of NBA Properties, Inc. This sweepstake is not, sponsored, endorsed, or affiliated in any way with NBA Properties, Inc.
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Sweepstakes Start Date:
April 30, 2019
Deadline to Enter:
May 19, 2019 at 11:59pm PT
On or around June 4, 2019
Approximate Retail Value:
You must be at least 16 years old to win. Winners under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian as their Guest. Guest must be of legal age of majority in his/her jurisdiction of residence (and at least 18), unless Winner is the legal guardian of Guest and Guest is at least 5 years of age or older at the time of travel. In addition to Winner requirements (detailed below), Guest must complete and return a publicity and liability release prior to departure. If Winner is the legal guardian of Guest, Winner must execute and return all required documents on behalf of such child or legal ward.
In order to be eligible to win, Winner must be a resident of the fifty states of the United States of America. Entry is subject to all local laws. See our Sweepstakes Official Rules for more details. Employees, officers, and directors of Sponsor, Charity, or Prize Provider, and members of their immediate families and households, are not eligible to win.
Individuals may not receive more than one major/grand prize and one minor prize within the same 18 month period.
How to Enter:
Visit Omaze.com to utilize any of our methods of entry. Receive bonus entries for donations. See our Sweepstakes Official Rules for more details.
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At Omaze, we believe fundraising should be about impact, not percentages. Our model allows us, in partnership with Charities Aid Foundation America (we call them CAFA), to really make a difference and disrupt the way society traditionally thinks about charitable giving.
Here’s how it works: Omaze and CAFA work together to offer incredible prizes and experiences that anyone can potentially win. You don’t have to donate to enter, but if you do, your donation to CAFA is then used to make a charitable grant to a great cause, which we love. Omaze pays for everything that’s needed to run the sweepstakes, which means the only ones taking a chance are the entrants (you!)—not the charity. The nonprofit can spend less time worrying about raising funds, and instead focus their energy on doing awesome work.
This means that for the typical campaign, from every dollar you donate, 60 cents is passed directly through to CAFA which is then used to make a grant to the associated charity. If there are multiple charities, then grants of equal share are made to each charity. Of the remaining 40 cents, 25 cents is typically used to pay for things like advertising, payment processing and the costs of making the campaign a success—including providing the prize. Then the last 15 cents goes to Omaze and is used to cover the cost of providing and maintaining the technology and team that makes this all happen.
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limitation, personal injury or death to winner or any third party
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