Mercury Insurance

Scorpions Tour Sweepstakes Presented by Mercury Insurance

Official Rules and Restrictions

  1. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.
  2. ELIGIBILITY: Sweepstakes is open to licensed Arizona, California and Nevada drivers twenty-one (21) years of age and older. Residents and/or licensed drivers in all other states are not eligible to participate. Employees, officers, and directors, including immediate family members (i.e., spouse, parent, child, sibling and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and members of the same household, whether or not related, of Mercury Insurance Services, LLC (“Sponsor”) and any affiliates and subsidiaries, Mercury’s agents or brokers, Live Nation Worldwide, Inc., Ticketmaster, LLC, Scorpions (“Artist”) and each of their respective parents, affiliated companies, subsidiaries, licensees, distributors, dealers, retailers, printers, advertising and promotion agencies, and any and all other companies associated with the promotion (collectively, “Promotion Parties”) are not eligible to participate. The Sweepstakes is void in all states, except for Arizona, California and Nevada, as well as where prohibited or restricted by law, rule or regulation.
  3. PROMOTION PERIOD: The Sweepstakes runs from 12:01 a.m. PT on August 7, 2017, through 11:59 p.m. PT on September 17, 2017.
  4. HOW TO ENTER: Eligible individuals desiring to submit an entry to the Sweepstakes (hereinafter referred to as “Entrant(s)”) may enter the Sweepstakes one (1) of two (2) ways: By completing an online entry form or via U.S. Mail. No other method of entry will be accepted.
    1. NON-CUSTOMER ENTRY INSTRUCTIONS
      1. ONLINE ENTRY METHOD
        1. Complete an online entry form at www.MercuryInsurance.com/scorpions.
        2. All forms must contain valid contact information (i.e. first name, last name, state, email address, phone number, date of birth), as well as truthful and complete information regarding an individual’s current auto insurance company, in order to be eligible to participate in the prize drawing.
      2. MAIL-IN ENTRY METHOD
        1. If you do not wish to complete an online entry form, you may enter the Sweepstakes by hand-printing your full name, state, zip code, preferred telephone number (including area code), date of birth, email address (if any), current auto insurance company, and policy expiration date on a 3”x5” postcard and mailing it in a sealed envelope with proper postage affixed to: Scorpions Tour Sweepstakes, c/o Mercury Insurance Advertising Department, P.O. Box 929, Santa Clarita, CA 91380, to be postmarked by September 12, 2017 and received by September 17, 2017. Sponsor will use phone number and/or email addresses provided via the mail-in entry method for prize notification purposes and to contact Entrant to provide a no-obligation auto insurance quote. Mail-in entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be returned.
    2. ENTRY LIMITATIONS:
      Maximum of one (1) entry per household, IP address, and/or email address, per each 120-day period, regardless of the promotion and/or offer during Promotion Period. Multiple entries from the same household, IP address, and/or email address will be disqualified.
  5. Completion of an entry form or post card signify respondent’s acceptance of receiving a sales solicitation from Mercury and/or an authorized Mercury representative. The completion of an entry in no way obligates the respondent to purchase insurance.
  6. WINNER DETERMINATION: One (1) potential Winner will be selected via a random drawing from all eligible entries received. Subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with these Official Rules., Potential Winner will be chosen on or about September 18, 2017.

    The decision of the Sponsor, as well as the independent judging agency conducting the drawing on Sponsor’s behalf, including, without limitation, the selection of the Winner, are final and binding on all matters relating to this Sweepstakes.
  7. PRIZE: A total of one (1) “Winner” will be drawn, and the Winner will receive the following prize package:
    1. Roundtrip coach air travel for winner and one (1) guest to each city chosen by winner;
    2. Hotel accommodations for winner and one (1) guest (double occupancy) for one (1) night in each city chosen by winner;
    3. Two (2) VIP tickets to each show chosen by winner; and
    4. One (1) Artist meet and greet at one (1) show chosen by winner (subject to availability and Artist approval);
    5. Tour merchandise for winner and one (1) guest (specific merchandise subject to availability and at Artist’s and Sponsor’s sole discretion);
    6. and one (1) $200.00 pre-paid cash card to use toward ground transportation.
  8. PRIZE VALUE: The value of the prize package is approximately $4,000.00. If actual value of prize package is less than $4,000.00, winner will not receive the difference in cash.
  9. PRIZE CONDITIONS: Award of prize package is subject to availability and other restrictions. Trip must be taken so as to attend three (3) or fewer (if winner chooses to attend fewer shows) of the following shows:
    1. October 3 – Reno, NV
    2. October 4 – Oakland, CA
    3. October 7 – Los Angeles, CA
    4. October 8 – Phoenix, AZ
    If winner is not available to attend, prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner selected, time permitting. All Prize details shall be determined in the sole and absolute discretion of the Sponsor, without limiting the foregoing, airports and hotel are of Sponsor’s sole choosing. Winner is fully responsible for any and all applicable federal, state and local taxes (including income and withholding taxes). Winner will be issued a 1099 Tax Form for fair market value of prize package in conjunction with prize award; and, winner agrees to fully cooperate with Sponsor in conjunction with its fulfillment of its mandated governmental reporting obligation. All costs and expenses associated with Prize acceptance and use not specified herein as being provided, including, but not limited to, additional lodging, transportation costs, parking, meals, gratuities and other expenses incurred by accepting the Prize are the sole responsibility of the Winner. Winner’s companion must be of legal age of majority in his/her jurisdiction of residence (and at least eighteen (18) years of age). Winner and companion must travel on same itinerary, as set by Sponsor or its agent. If winner chooses to attend without a companion, prize will be awarded in increments suitable for one traveler (with only one ticket to the show) and no alternate prize or compensation shall be awarded in conjunction therewith. The terms and conditions of the tickets awarded as Prizes will govern in the event any portion of the event is cancelled or rescheduled due to weather conditions, an act of God, an act of terrorism, civil disturbance or any other reason. Selection of concert seat locations and type, and location, time, and duration of artist experience is solely within Live Nation Worldwide, Inc.’s and Artist’s discretion. Sponsor and Live Nation Worldwide, Inc. reserve the right to provide ground transportation in lieu of air transportation if the winner resides within two hundred (200) miles from the applicable concert venue. .

    Winner and his/her guest agree to comply with all applicable venue regulations/rules in connection with the Prize. The venue owners/operators reserve the right to remove or to deny entry to Winner and/or his/her guest, or to revoke full or partial prize from any winner or his/her guest who venue owners/operators may deem, in their sole discretion, to be intoxicated, be a safety risk, have violated any venue policy or law, to be engaging) in a disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person at the concert, or may bring Live Nation Worldwide, Inc., Artist, or Sponsor into disrepute. Released Parties (defined below) will not be responsible for weather conditions, acts of God, acts of terrorism, civil disturbances, work stoppage or any other natural disaster outside their control that may cause the cancellation or postponement of the show.

    The Prize is non-transferable and non-assignable, with no cash redemptions except at the Sponsor’s sole and absolute discretion. Tickets awarded as Prizes may not be resold or offered for resale or used for any promotional purposes whatsoever. Any such resale may result in disqualification and Prize forfeiture, and may invalidate the license granted by the show ticket(s). The Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a Prize (or portion thereof) with a prize of comparable or greater value at its sole and absolute discretion.

    All travel must be taken the day before the applicable Artist concert and the day after the applicable Artist concert.
  10. ODDS OF WINNING: Odds of winning the Prize depend upon the number of eligible entries received as of the entry deadline (see section 3 above).
  11. NOTIFICATION: The potential winner will be notified by telephone and/or email by the Sponsor (in the sole discretion of the Sponsor, as applicable) (the "Prize Notification"). In the event that any potential winner does not respond to any such Prize Notification and/or correspondence and does not complete the required forms within forty-eight (48) hours of the date of issuance, a disqualification will result, the Prize will be forfeited and, at the Sponsor’s sole discretion and time permitting, an alternate potential winner may be chosen from among all remaining eligible entries received. The potential winner will be required to submit his/her valid social security number and/or other identification to the Sponsor and will be required to execute, have notarized and return an Affidavit of Eligibility and Release of Liability and, where legal, Publicity, within three (3) days of date of issuance. Failure to submit any identification required by the Sponsor or to return the required documents within the specified period, noncompliance with these Official Rules or the return of any prize or Prize Notification as undeliverable may result in disqualification and prize will be forfeited and, at the Sponsor’s sole discretion and time permitting, may cause an alternate potential winner to be chosen from among all remaining eligible entries received.
  12. GENERAL CONDITIONS: Released Parties are not responsible for stolen, late, incomplete, inaccurate, misdirected, lost, damaged, delayed, incomplete, postage-due or garbled entries, email or mail; or for lost, interrupted or unavailable network, cable, satellite, server, Internet Service Provider (ISP), wireless network, website, or other connections, including those through and/or by any website, availability or accessibility or miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, telephone or cable or wireless transmissions, lines, or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties; wireless service congestion; failures or malfunctions of phones, phone lines or telephone systems, wireless towers or cellular tower equipment; any error, omission, interruption, defect or delay in wireless or other transmission, processing, or communication; non-delivery; misdirected, blocked, or delayed email notifications; printing, typographical or other errors appearing within these Official Rules, in any Sweepstakes-related advertisements or other materials; or other errors or problems of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic, network, computer, telephone, wireless service, mail, typographical, printing or otherwise relating to or in connection with the Sweepstakes, including, without limitation, errors or difficulties which may occur in connection with the administration of the Sweepstakes, the processing of entries, the announcement of Prizes or in any Sweepstakes-related materials, or the cancellation or postponement of any show, 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 Entrants, participants', or to any other person's computer and/or wireless device related to or resulting from participating in this Sweepstakes or downloading materials from or use of the website.

    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 any representative of the Sponsor and/or Live Nation or who are in violation of these Official Rules, as solely determined by the Sponsor, 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 Sponsor, Live Nation and/or their respective agents. The Sponsor 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 its sole discretion. Sponsor (i) makes no warranty, guarantee or representation of any kind concerning any Prize (or any portion thereof), and (ii) disclaim any implied warranty. The Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision. The Sponsor reserves the right, in their sole discretion, to cancel or suspend the Sweepstakes (or any portion thereof) should virus, bugs, unauthorized human intervention, or other causes corrupt administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper operation of the Sweepstakes (or any portion thereof). In the event of cancellation, the Sponsor may elect to identify Winner (from among all non-suspect, eligible entries received to the time of such cancellation and all eligible mail-in entries received or otherwise in a manner determined by Sponsor to be fair, appropriate and consistent with these Official Rules. Notice of such action by Sponsor will be posted at the Sweepstakes website.

    CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE ASSOCIATED WITH THIS SWEEPSTAKES OR UNDERMINE THE CONTENT OR LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE SPONSOR AND LIVE NATION WILL DISQUALIFY ANY SUCH ENTRANT, AND THE SPONSOR, LIVE NATION AND/OR THEIR RESPECTIVE AGENTS RESERVE THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS’ FEES) AND OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY ENTRANT, PERSON, OR PERSONS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ATTEMPT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.


    Entries generated by a script, macro or other mechanical or automated means will be disqualified. In the event of dispute as to the identity or eligibility of a potential winner based on an email address, the winning entry will be declared made by the “Authorized Account Holder” of the email 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 email address for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address.
  13. LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY AND RELEASE: No liability or responsibility is assumed by Mercury Insurance Services, LLC and any affiliates and subsidiaries, Mercury’s agents or brokers, Live Nation Worldwide, Inc., Ticketmaster, Artist, and each of their respective parents, affiliated companies, subsidiaries, licensees, distributors, dealers, retailers, printers, advertising and promotion agencies, and any and all other companies associated with the promotion from user's participation in, or attempt to participate in, the Promotion. Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical errors in the announcement of the winner or these Official Rules. Neither Sponsor nor its agencies are responsible for lost, late, misdirected, incomplete, or non-delivered entries or e-mail; or for interrupted or unavailable satellite, network, server, Internet Service Provider (ISP), telephone or other connections, availability or accessibility, or miscommunications, or failed computer, satellite, telephone or cable transmissions, or lines, or technical failure or jumbled, corrupted, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures, or technical errors or difficulties, or other errors of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic or network or the incorrect or inaccurate capture of entry or other information or the failure to capture, or loss of, any such information. By participating in the Promotion, entrant releases Sponsor, the Promotion Parties and Facebook, Inc. (the “Released Parties”) from any and all claims, damages or liabilities arising from or relating to such entrant’s participation in the Promotion. By accepting a prize, recipient agrees to release and hold the Released Parties, and each of their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents, harmless from and against any liability for injuries, including death, losses or damages of any kind to persons or property resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from participation in the Promotion; and from acceptance, possession, misuse or use of a prize. Except where prohibited, by accepting a prize, winner grants Sponsor and those acting under its authority permission to use his/her name, photograph, voice and/or likeness, image, biographical information and statements, at any time or times, for advertising, trade, publicity and promotional purposes without additional compensation, in any and all media now known or hereafter discovered, worldwide, and on the Internet, without notice, review or approval. Winner’s first name, last initial and city/state of residence will also be included in a publicly-available winners list.
  14. WINNERS LIST: For a list of winners, mail a self-addressed stamped envelope to:

    Scorpions Tour Sweepstakes Winner List
    c/o Mercury Insurance Advertising Department
    P.O. Box 929
    Santa Clarita, CA 91380

    Winner list requests must be made by October 30, 2017. 

  15. Disputes: To the fullest extent permitted by law, as a condition of entering this Sweepstakes, each entrant agrees that (A) any and all disputes, claims, controversies or causes of action arising out of or relating to this Sweepstakes, or any prizes awarded (each, a "Claim"), shall be (1) arbitrated on an individual basis only, and shall not be consolidated or joined with or in any arbitration or other proceeding involving a Claim of any other party, and (2) settled by binding arbitration in Los Angeles County, California before a single arbitrator appointed by the American Arbitration Association in accordance with its then governing rules and procedures, and judgment on the award rendered by the arbitrator may be entered by any court having jurisdiction thereof; and (B) under no circumstance will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental, consequential or any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses. These Official Rules shall be governed by and construed and interpreted in accordance with the laws of the State of California, U.S.A, applicable to contracts entered into and performed exclusively in that State.
  16. WAIVER OF LIABILITY: By participating in the Promotion and submitting an entry, you agree to (i) be bound by these Official Rules, including all quote and entry requirements, and (ii) waive any and all claims against the Sponsor, Live Nation Worldwide, Inc., Artist and each of their respective parents, affiliated companies, subsidiaries, officers, directors, employees, agents, licensees, distributors, dealers, retailers, printers, representatives, and advertising and promotion agencies, and any and all other companies associated with the Promotion, and all of their respective officers, directors, employees, agents, and representatives for any injury, damage or loss that may occur, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from participation in the Promotion.
  17. Sponsor: Sponsor of this promotion is Mercury Insurance Services, LLC, P.O. Box 929, Santa Clarita, CA 91380. Live Nation Worldwide, Inc., Ticketmaster, LLC., and Artist are not sponsors of this promotion and are in no way responsible for the administration of this promotion or the verification of winners. All inquiries must be directed to Sponsor and not Live Nation Worldwide, Inc., Ticketmaster, LLC., or Artist.

Abbreviated Rules

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO PARTICIPATE OR WIN. Sweepstakes consists of one (1) drawing for a trip to go on tour with Scorpions to three (3) cities. To result in Sweepstakes entry, eligible entries must be completed by 11:59 p.m. PT on 9/17/17. Sweepstakes open only to licensed drivers age 21 and older in AZ, CA and NV. Maximum of one (1) entry per household, IP address and/or email address per each 120-day period, regardless of the promotion and/or offer during Promotion Period. Limited time offer.