Direct Energy Dynamo Sweepstakes 2014

Official Rules

  1. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR TO WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR ODDS OF WINNING. ALL FEDERAL, STATE, LOCAL AND MUNICIPAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS APPLY. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.
  2. Eligibility. Subject to the additional restrictions below, the Direct Energy Dynamo Sweepstakes 2014 (the "Sweepstakes?) is open to permanent legal residents of Texas who are 18 years or older at the time of entry. Employees of Direct Energy LP ("Sponsor?), The Houston Dynamo, and each of their respective affiliated companies, and advertising and promotional agencies, and the immediate family members of, and any persons domiciled with, any such employees, are not eligible to enter or to win. The term "immediate family members? includes spouses, parents, grandparents, siblings, children, and grandchildren.
  3. How To Enter. The Sweepstakes will begin at 12:01 a.m. (C.S.T.) on April 15, 2014 and end at 11:59 p.m. (C.S.T.) on September 30, 2014 (the "Sweepstakes Period?).
  4. Internet Entry: You will automatically receive one (1) sweepstakes entry if you enroll into one of our electricity plan at www.directenergy.com/dynamo/electricity-plans using promotion code "Dynamo? and completing all of the required information and following all posted instructions.

    Free Method of Entry By Mail: . You also may enter by hand printing your name, e-mail, and postal address on a postcard or 3? x 5? card or piece of paper and mail to Direct Energy, Attn: Dynamo Sweepstakes, 12 Greenway Plaza, Houston, Texas 77046. All entries must be postmarked by September 30, 2014 and received no later than October 7, 2014. No facsimiles or mechanical reproductions permitted. Only one (1) entry per outer stamped envelope.

    Maximum one (1) entry per person. Per household

    Sponsor will not be responsible for incomplete, lost, late, "postage-due,? misdirected or illegible entries or for failure to receive entries due to transmission failures or technical failures of any kind, including, without limitation, malfunctioning of any network, hardware or software, whether originating with sender or Sponsor. In the event of a dispute, all online entries will be deemed to have been submitted by the owner of the ISP account from which they were sent. For these purposes, an ISP account holder shall mean the natural person assigned to such ISP account by the Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning ISP addresses for the domain associated with such ISP account. All entries become property of Sponsor and none will be returned. Any questions regarding the number of entries submitted or the owner of an ISP account hall be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, and Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any entries by persons determined to be tampering with or abusing any aspect of the Sweepstakes.

  5. Winner Selection. One potential winner for each monthly Sweepstakes will be randomly selected by the Sponsor or Sponsor's representative in a series of drawings on or about May 15, 2014, June 15, 2014, July 15, 2014, August 15, 2014, September 15, 2014 through the Sweepstakes Period.
  6. Prizes and Odds. One monthly prize will be awarded during the monthly Sweepstakes to one (1) participant. Each winner will win four (4) Dynamo game tickets, a Dynamo parking pass, the opportunity to meet and greet with a Dynamo player and receive a signed jersey from a Dynamo player. Total value $500 each.
  7. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received

  8. Winner Notification and Acceptance. Winners will be notified on or about the 15th of each month at the email address provided on winner's entry form. To claim ticket prize, each winner must personally visit the Will Call booth at BBVA Compass Stadium on the date of the game. Winners may waive their right to receive prizes. Prizes are nonassignable and nontransferable. No substitutions allowed by winner. Prizes and individual components of prize packages are subject to availability and Sponsor reserves the right to substitute prizes of equal or greater value. Winners are solely responsible for reporting and payment of any taxes on prizes. Winners may be required to complete an affidavit of eligibility, and a liability and publicity release (except where prohibited by law) which must be returned within ten (10) days of date of personal delivery or date of postmark. Failure to sign and return the affidavit or release within ten (10) days, or to comply with any term or condition of these Official Rules, may result in a winner's disqualification, the forfeiture of his or her interest in the prize, and the award of the prize to a substitute winner Except where prohibited, acceptance of any prize constitutes winner's consent to the publication of his or her name, biographical information and likeness in any media for any commercial or promotional purpose, without limitation or further compensation. Prizes not won and claimed by eligible winners in accordance with these Official Rules will not be awarded and will remain the property of Sponsor.
  9. Participation. By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify persons found tampering with or otherwise abusing any aspect of this Sweepstakes as solely determined by Sponsor. In the event the Sweepstakes is compromised by a virus, non-authorized human intervention, tampering or other causes beyond the reasonable control of Sponsor which corrupts or impairs the administration, security, fairness or proper operation of the Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to suspend, modify or terminate the Sweepstakes. Should the Sweepstakes be terminated prior to the stated expiration date, Sponsor reserves the right to award prizes based on the entries received before the termination date.
  10. DISPUTES: THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS GOVERNED BY, AND WILL BE CONSTRUED IN ACCORDANCE WITH, THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF TEXAS, AND THE FORUM AND VENUE FOR ANY DISPUTE SHALL BE IN THE CITY OF HOUSTON AND THE STATE OF TEXAS. IF THE CONTROVERSY OR CLAIM IS NOT OTHERWISE RESOLVED THROUGH DIRECT DISCUSSIONS OR MEDIATION, IT SHALL THEN BE RESOLVED BY FINAL AND BINDING ARBITRATION ADMINISTERED BY JUDICIAL ARBITRATION AND MEDIATION SERVICES, INC., IN ACCORDANCE WITH ITS STREAMLINED ARBITRATION RULES AND PROCEDURES OR SUBSEQUENT VERSIONS THEREOF ("JAMS RULES?). THE JAMS RULES FOR SELECTION OF AN ARBITRATOR SHALL BE FOLLOWED, EXCEPT THAT THE ARBITRATOR SHALL BE EXPERIENCED AND LICENSED TO PRACTICE LAW IN TEXAS. ALL PROCEEDINGS BROUGHT PURSUANT TO THIS PARAGRAPH WILL BE CONDUCTED IN THE COUNTY OF HARRIS. THE REMEDY FOR ANY CLAIM SHALL BE LIMITED TO ACTUAL DAMAGES, AND IN NO EVENT SHALL ANY PARTY BE ENTITLED TO RECOVER PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, INCLUDING ATTORNEY'S FEES OR OTHER SUCH RELATED COSTS OF BRINGING A CLAIM, OR TO RESCIND THIS AGREEMENT OR SEEK INJUNCTIVE OR ANY OTHER EQUITABLE RELIEF.
  11. Names of Winners/Official Rule: For a list of winners (available after October 31, 2014) or a copy of these Official Rules, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to "Winners List/Official Rules? (as applicable), Direct Energy Dynamo Sweepstakes c/o Linda Nunnery, 12 Greenway Plaza Suite 250 Houston, Texas 77046.
  12. Construction. The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. In the event that any such provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable, these rules shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or unenforceable provision was not contained therein.
  13. Sponsor. The Direct Energy 2014 Dynamo Sweepstakes is sponsored by Direct Energy.The decisions of Sponsor regarding the selection of winners and all other aspects of the Sweepstakes shall be final and binding in all respects. Sponsor will not be responsible for typographical, printing or other inadvertent errors in these Official Rules or in other materials relating to the Sweepstakes. For a list of winners (available after October 31, 2014) or a copy of these Official Rules, visit www.directenergy.com/dynamo/terms-conditions or send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to "Winners List/Official Rules? (as applicable),Direct Energy 2014 Dynamo Sweepstakes, 12 Greenway Plaza, Suite 250, Houston, Texas 77046. If you have any questions regarding this Sweepstakes, please contact Linda Nunnery 12 Greenway Plaza, Suite 250, Houston, Texas 77046.