Guess Me, Please 2023 | Contest Rules

Vinyl Me, Please
Guess Me, Please Contest 2023
Official Rules

Since the beginning of time, at least at VMP, we’ve given everyone clues to what our upcoming Records of the Month would be. Now, we’re rewarding those detective skills and making Guess Me, Please an official contest. The first person who guesses both the artists and album titles to January through March's ROTMs will win $150 in-store credit. Keep your eyes peeled while we roll out hints in our weekly store drop emails and on our social media. 


FAQ

Is this open to international residents?
No, this contest is only available to U.S. residents, void in Rhode Island.

How do I enter?
Submit your guesses for what you think the next three month's artists and albums will be for the Essentials, Classics, Hip-Hop and Country Tracks. Submit your guesses here. Only submissions through the form will be counted towards the contest. 

When does the contest end?
This quarter's contest ends on Friday, December 9 at 11 p.m. MT. 

Can I enter multiple times?
Yes, you can enter as many times as you want.

How and when will I know if I win?
VMP will reach out to the winner via the email they provided in the submission form after the giveaway period ends on Monday, December 10. The winner will have until Friday, December 16 to respond before the next winner is selected. 

    Can I swap the store credit for something else?
    No, it cannot be exchanged for other prizes prizes.


    NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. ODDS OF WINNING DEPEND UPON THE TOTAL NUMBER OF ELIGIBLE ENTRIES AND THE ORDER IN WHICH THEY WERE RECEIVED. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. OPEN TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES. VOID IN RHODE ISLAND, US MILITARY INSTALLATIONS IN FOREIGN COUNTRIES, ALL US TERRITORIES AND POSSESSIONS OUTSIDE THE UNITED STATES, AND WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW.

    SPONSOR: The Contest (“Contest”) is sponsored by Offbeat Ventures, LLC, located at 3000 Lawrence St #28 Denver, CO 80205 (“Sponsor”). The Contest is not sponsored in any way by Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, or any parent, affiliated, and subsidiary companies of those entities.

    ELIGIBILITY: The Contest is open to only legal United States residents in the United States who are 18 years or older at the time of entry and who submit a guess to the Guess Me, Please form (each an “Eligible Entrant”). Any individual who has, within the past six (6) months, held employment with or performed services for Sponsor, or any organizations affiliated with the sponsorship, fulfillment, administration, prize support, advertisement or promotion of the Contest are not eligible to enter or win (collectively “Released Parties”) and their family members and persons living in the same households of such individuals are not eligible to participate in the Contest. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply.

    PROMOTION PERIOD: The Contest shall start at 10:00 AM (all times Mountain Time) on Tuesday, November 22 and end at 11:00 PM on Friday, December 9 (the "Promotion Period"). All entries must be received during the Promotion Period to be eligible to win the Prize (defined below).

    HOW TO ENTER THE CONTEST: You can enter the Contest by submitting a guess as to what the quarter’s Records of the Month artists and albums will be to the Guess Me, Please form. Multiple entries are permitted.

    SUBMISSIONS. Any information submitted in connection with your entry must meet the following criteria: (a) it must not be derogatory, offensive, threatening, defamatory, disparaging, libelous or contain any content that is inappropriate, indecent, sexual, profane, unreasonably dangerous to people or property, tortuous, slanderous, discriminatory in any way, or that promotes hatred or harm against any group or person, or otherwise does not comply with the theme and spirit of the Contest; (b) it must not contain content, material or any element that is unlawful, or otherwise in violation of or contrary to all applicable federal, state, or local laws; and (c) it cannot contain any content, element, or material that violates a third party’s publicity, privacy or intellectual property rights.

    PRIZE. Sponsor shall award one prize (the “Prize”) for the Contest. The prize consists of $150 of in-store credit to Vinyl Me, Please.

    APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUE (ARV) AND ODDS OF WINNING: The ARV for the Prize is one hundred and fifty dollars. If you have questions regarding any component of the Prize, please contact Sponsor at info@vinylmeplease.com. The odds of winning the Contest will depend on the number of eligible entries submitted and the order in which they were submitted.

    SELECTION OF WINNER: After the end of the Promotion Period, Sponsor shall select one winner who first correctly guessed all of the upcoming quarter’s Records of the Month artists and albums from all eligible entries for the Contest. If you are selected, you will be deemed a potential winner of a Prize, pending confirmation and/or verification of your eligibility and compliance with these Official Rules.

    AWARD OF PRIZE: If you are selected as a potential winner of the Contest, Sponsor shall notify you via your email or social media account within three (3) business days following the Promotion period. To claim your Prize, you must respond back via email within the time period indicated herein and provide the information requested by Sponsor. Before awarding a Prize, Sponsor may require you to furnish proof of identification and other proof of eligibility under these Official Rules. You must execute and return all documents within five (5) business days from the date it is sent to you or your Prize may (in Sponsor’s sole discretion) be forfeited. If you are found to be ineligible or not in compliance with these Official Rules, decline to accept the Prize, Sponsor is unable to contact you, or in the event that the Prize or notification thereof is returned as undeliverable, you will forfeit the Prize, and Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, select an alternative potential winner at random from the pool of all Eligible Entrants. If you do not claim your Prize within three days of the end of the Promotion Period, your win shall be null and void and the Prize will have no value to you. The right to receive a Prize is non-assignable, non-transferable and no prize substitution, exchange or cash equivalent will be allowed, except by Sponsor who reserves the right to substitute prize of equal or greater value in case of unavailability of prize or force majeure. The Prize will be awarded. Federal, state and local taxes, if any, are your sole responsibility. The Prize is awarded AS IS and without any warranties of any kind.

    LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: Sponsor and the Released Parties are not responsible for illegible, lost, late, incomplete, misdirected, or undeliverable Entries or Prize notifications; or for any failures, delays, or misdeliveries of the postal system, computer, telephone, satellite, cable, network, electronic or Internet hardware or software malfunctions, failures, connections, or availability, or garbled, corrupt or jumbled transmissions, service provider/Internet/web site/use net accessibility, availability, or traffic congestion, or any technical, typographical, or other error, or unauthorized human intervention, or the incorrect or inaccurate capture of registration information, or the failure to capture, or loss of, any such information. Sponsor and the Released Parties assume no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, or technical error. If, for technical reasons, the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Contest.

    BINDING NATURE, WAIVER, INDEMNIFICATION: By entering the Contest, you agree: (a) to be bound by these Official Rules and by all applicable laws and decisions of Sponsor, which shall be binding and final; (b) to waive any rights to claim ambiguity with respect to these Official Rules; (c) to waive all of your rights to bring any claim, action, or proceeding against any of Sponsor and/or the Released Parties in connection with Sponsor’s website (the “Site”) or the Contest; and (d) to forever and irrevocably agree to release, defend, indemnify, and hold harmless each of Sponsor and the Released Parties from any and all claims, lawsuits, judgments, causes of action, proceedings, demands, fines, penalties, liability costs and expenses (including, without limitation, reasonable outside attorneys’ fees) that may arise in connection with: (i) the Site, or the Contest, including but not limited to your participation or inability to participate in the Contest, (ii) typographical or printing errors in these Official Rules or the Contest materials, (iii) any change in the Prize (or any components thereof) due to unavailability, or due to reasons beyond Sponsor’s control, (iv) any interruptions in or postponement, cancellation, or modification of the Contest, (v) human error, (vi) incorrect or inaccurate transcription, receipt or transmission of any entry, (vii) any technical malfunctions or unavailability of the Site or any telephone network, computer system, computer online system, computer timing and/or dating mechanism, computer equipment, software, or Internet service provider, or mail service utilized by Sponsor, any of the Released Parties or by you, (viii) interruption or inability to access the Site or any online service via the Internet due to hardware or software compatibility problems, (ix) any lost/delayed data transmissions, omissions, interruptions, defects, and/or any other errors or malfunctions, (x) any late, lost, stolen, mutilated, misdirected, illegible, delayed, garbled, corrupted, destroyed, incomplete, undeliverable or damaged Entries, (xi) any wrongful, negligent, or unauthorized act or omission on the part of any of the Released Parties, (xii) a lost, late, stolen, misdirected, damaged or destroyed Prize (or any element thereof), or (xiii) negligence or willful misconduct by you. The Contest and Official Rules shall be governed by the laws of the state of Colorado, without respect to any conflicts of laws provision that would require the application of the laws of a different jurisdiction. Except where prohibited, you agree that: (a) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Contest shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the state and federal courts in Denver, Colorado; (b) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Contest, but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (c) under no circumstances will you be permitted to obtain awards for, and you hereby waive all rights to claim, indirect, punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased.

    PRIVACY; PUBLICITY RIGHTS: By submitting an entry, you agree to allow Sponsor the perpetual right to use, display and otherwise exploit your name, image, photo, video, and any information you submit in connection with your entry (“Profile”). By accepting the Prize, you agree to allow Sponsor and/or Sponsor’s designee the perpetual right to use your name, Profile, biographical information, and/or likeness, and statements for promotion, trade, commercial, advertising and publicity purposes, at any time or times, in all media now known or hereafter discovered including live television, world wide, including but not limited to on the Internet, without notice, review or approval and without additional compensation except where prohibited by law. By entering, you may be contacted by Sponsor with future promotional offers. Information provided by you to participate in this Contest is subject to Sponsor's privacy policy at https://www.vinylmeplease.com/pages/terms-conditions-privacy-policy.

    GENERAL: In the event of any conflict with any details contained in these Official Rules and details contained on the Site, the details set forth in these Official Rules shall prevail. Sponsor reserves the right, to disqualify any individual found, in its sole opinion, to be tampering with the operation of the Site or the Contest or to be acting in violation of these Official Rules. CAUTION AND WARNING: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE SITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS. SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES OR OTHER REMEDIES TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

    WINNERS’ LIST. For a list of prize winners, write your name and address on a 3"x 5" card and mail it in an envelope to Sponsor’ address written above. Winner List requests will only be accepted after the Contest end date and requests must be received no later than thirty (30) days after such end date.

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