Official Sweepstakes Rules - 30 Prizes, 30 Days

NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY; A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.  Odds of winning a prize depend upon the number of eligible entries received.

  1. Eligibility. The Colorado Rapids "30 Prizes in 30 Days Sweepstakes" ("Sweepstakes") is open only to legal residents of the United States who are eighteen (18) years of age or older at the time of entry and live within a seventy-five (75) miles radius from Commerce City, Colorado (each an "Eligible Entrant"). Employees, officers and directors (including immediate family members (spouse, child, sibling, parent and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and members of the same household, whether or not related) of KSE Soccer Inc. d/b/a the Colorado Rapids (the “Colorado Rapids”), Arena Company if applicable (“Arena”), Major League Soccer, L.L.C. (“MLS”) and Soccer United Marketing, LLC (“SUM” and collectively with the Colorado Rapids, the Arena and MLS, the “MLS Entities”) and each of their respective parents, affiliated companies, subsidiaries, licensees, distributors, dealers, retailers, printers and advertising and promotion agencies, and any and all other companies associated with the Sweepstakes are not eligible to participate or win a prize. The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations. Void where prohibited or restricted by law, rule or regulation.  Participation constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Sweepstakes Rules and the Colorado Rapids’ decisions, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes including but not limited to the administration and operation of the Sweepstakes and the selection of the potential Winners. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.
  1. How to Enter. Each Eligible Entrant may enter the Sweepstakes only once prior to or during the “Sweepstakes Entry Period”, which is the period beginning on October 1, 2013 at 8:30 a.m. MDT and ending on October 31, 2013 5:30 p.m. MDT. There are two (2) ways to enter:
  1. Purchasing Season Tickets. Each Eligible Entrant that renews or purchases a 2014 Colorado Rapids season tickets package before or during the Sweepstakes Entry Period is automatically entered into the Sweepstakes (limit one (1) entry per season ticket account). Such purchase must be a full season ticket (17 games) and not an equivalent season ticket package (e.g., two (2) half-season ticket packages). Entrants who are season ticket holders as of October 1st will receive one (1) entry in each day of the Sweepstakes Entry Period provided that such Eligible Entrant is not selected as a Winner (defined herein) prior to the end of the Sweepstakes Entry Period), and Eligible Entrants who renew or purchase full season tickets during the Sweepstakes Entry Period will automatically be entered into the drawing one (1) time for each day following the date the entrant renews or purchases their season tickets through October 31st (provided that such Eligible Entrant is not selected as a Winner prior to the end of the Sweepstakes Entry Period).
  1. By Mail. Any Eligible Entrant can enter the Sweepstakes without purchase by mailing a 3" x 5" card with his/her full name, address, city, state and zip code, day & evening telephone numbers (including area codes), date of birth and e-mail address in a sealed envelope with proper postage affixed to: 30 Prizes In 30 Days, Attn: Season Ticket Service, Colorado Rapids, 6000 Victory Way, Commerce City, CO 80022. Mail-in entries must be received before or by October 30, 2013 to be eligible for the last day of drawing.  Each Eligible Entrant who enters via mail will be entered into each drawing that occurs after the day the Colorado Rapids receive the mail-in entry. Mail-in entries become the property of the Colorado Rapids and will not be returned.

No other form of entry will be accepted.  The Colorado Rapids are not responsible for late, lost, illegible, damaged, misdirected, incomplete or otherwise invalid entries.

  1. Drawing from Entries. On each day set forth in the chart below (each, a "Drawing Date") during Sweepstakes Entry Period, the Colorado Rapids shall randomly select one (1) entry to receive a prize. Eligible Entrants selected to win a prize (each a “Winner”) shall not be eligible for drawings for subsequent prizes. Entries not selected will remain eligible for subsequent drawings through the end of the Sweepstakes Entry Period.  The Colorado Rapids will make two (2) attempts to notify each potential Winner by telephone. In order to receive the prize, each Winner may be requested to complete and return certain documentation (such as, without limitation,, an affidavit, prize claim form and/or a release which must be executed and returned to the Colorado Rapids by mail or hand delivery no later than two (2) business days after the Winner's receipt of the same.  If a Winner does not respond within twenty-four (24) hours after the final attempted notification or does not timely deliver the Affidavit, Prize Claim, and Release, such Winner shall be deemed to have forfeited his or her entry and an alternate Winner shall be randomly selected from the remaining eligible entries.
  1. Prizes. A total of thirty (30) prizes will be awarded as follows:




Approximate Retail Value


Premium Suite

Win eight (8) tickets to watch the a Rapids regular season home game from a premium suite



Autographed jersey

One (1) Drew Moor #3 autographed jersey



Gift Card

Altitude Authentics gift card




Thirty (30) minute meeting with Technical Director Paul Bravo about 2014 drafts.



1 patio table

The winner and three (3) guests receive a patio table ticket package for a Rapids regular season home game.



Pre-game experience on team bench

The winner and three (3) guests will watch the team warm-up prior to a Rapids regular season home game



Equipment assistance

The winner will be an equipment assistant at one (1) practice



Autographed ball

Autographed soccer ball.



Signed Boot

Win a signed Martin Rivero boot



Ball Kid

The winner will select a ball kid for a Rapids regular season home game.



2 Avalanche Tickets

Win two (2) tickets to a regular season home Avalanche game




Assortment of Rapids items



Stadium Tour and seats in Summit Club

The winner will get a stadium tour and watch a match from the Summit Club




The winner and his/her family or friends have the opportunity to have their picture taken in the Stadium on the field.



Autographed memorabilia

Autographed memorabilia package



2 tickets and meeting with Marcelo Balboa

The winner will receive two (2) tickets and meet Marcelo Balboa before one Rapids regular season home game. 



Surprise item




Visit from a Rapids mascot

Invite a Rapids mascot to you home, school, church or business for a one (1) hour visit.



Gift Card

Dick’s Sporting Goods gift card



Autographed pennant

Team autographed pennant



Player interview

The winner will have a ten (10) minutes interview with a Rapids player



2 Nuggets Tickets

The winner will receive two (2) tickets to a regular season home Nuggets game



Personalized Rapids jersey

Personalized Rapids jersey




Overnight stay for two (2) at partner hotel of the Colorado Rapids located in Denver, Colorado



Meeting with Team President

The winner will receive a thirty (30) minute meeting with Tim Hinchey



Space at stadium for birthday party

Host your birthday party for ten (10) people during a match at the Stadium with a pre-game chalk talk.             



Surprise item




Game Ball Delivery

Deliver the game ball to the field during a Rapids match



Worn item from player

The winner receives a game/practice worn item from a Colorado Rapids player.



Premium Suite

Win eight (8) tickets to watch the game from a premium suite



Exact prize details shall be determined in the sole and absolute discretion of the Colorado Rapids. The right to receive a prize is non-transferable and non-assignable. No cash redemption is permitted except at Colorado Rapids' sole and absolute discretion. The Colorado Rapids reserve the right to substitute any prize (or any portion thereof) with one of comparable or greater value at its sole and absolute discretion. All costs and expenses associated with the prize acceptance and use not specified herein as being provided, including but not limited to lodging, transportation costs, food and beverages, game tickets, gratuities and other expenses incurred by accepting and making use of the prize are the sole responsibility of the applicable Winners. All federal, state, or local taxes associated with each prize are each Winner's responsibility. A form 1099 may be issued based on the value of the prize as required by law. Each Winner and/or such Winner’s guest(s) (if applicable, based upon the Prize descriptions above) will receive admission to the applicable prize game or event, as determined in the sole and absolute discretion of the Colorado Rapids.

  1. Release; Publicity Release: By participating in the Sweepstakes and submitting an entry, each entrant agrees to release and hold harmless the MLS Entities (including but not limited to the Colorado Rapids), the City of Commerce City, and each of their respective parents, affiliated companies, subsidiaries, licensees, political subdivisions, distributors, dealers, retailers, printers, representatives and advertising and promotion agencies, and any and all other companies associated with the Sweepstakes, and all of their respective officers, directors, employees, agents and representatives (collectively, “Released Parties”) from and against any and all claims, injuries, damages or losses that may occur, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from the participation in the Sweepstakes or from the receipt or use of any prize, and each Winner .  Each Winner, by acceptance of Prize, grants to each of the MLS Entities and each of their respective designees the right to publicize such Winner’s name, address (city and state of residence), photograph, voice and/or other likeness and prize information in any and all media now known or hereafter devised, throughout the world, in perpetuity, without additional compensation or consideration, notification or permission, unless prohibited by law.

Neither the Colorado Rapids nor any other MLS Entity (i) make any warranty, guaranty or representation of any kind concerning the Sweepstakes or any Prize (other than that all autographed and game/practice used items are genuine and original), and (ii) disclaim any and all express and implied warranties (including, without limitation, quality, merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose) relating to the Sweepstakes and any prize.  All prizes are awarded “AS IS.”.

The Colorado Rapids reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who is found to be tampering with the entry process, to be acting in violation of these Official Rules, or to be acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with the intent to disrupt or undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes, or to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person, and the Colorado Rapids reserves the right to seek damages and other remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. The Colorado Rapids and the other MLS Entities are not responsible for printing or typographical errors in any Sweepstakes-related materials; or transactions that are processed late, incorrectly or are lost. The Colorado Rapids reserve the right to cancel or modify the Sweepstakes if fraud or technical difficulties compromise the integrity of the Sweepstakes, as determined by the Colorado Rapids in its sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to modify these Official Rules for clarification purposes without materially affecting the terms and conditions of the Sweepstakes.

  1. Disputes.  Except where prohibited by law, each entrant agrees that: (1) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the State and Federal courts located in the County of Denver, State of Colorado; (2) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes, but in no event attorneys' fees; and (3) under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant hereby waives 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.  All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrant and the Colorado Rapids in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Colorado without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Colorado or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State Colorado.  If any provision of these Official Rules is declared invalid or unenforceable, such provision will be deemed modified to the extent necessary and possible to render it valid and enforceable.  In any event, the unenforceability or invalidity of any provision will not affect any other provision of these Official Rules, and these Official Rules will continue in full force and effect, and be construed and enforced, as if such provision had not been included, or had been modified as described above, as the case may be.  Entrants hereby irrevocably consent to the personal jurisdiction of said courts and waive any claim of forum non conveniens or lack of personal jurisdiction that they may have.
  1. Sponsor. The sponsor of this Sweepstakes is the Colorado Rapids, 6000 Victory Way, Commerce City, CO 80022.
  1. Winners List.  For the list of Winners, mail a self-addressed stamped envelope to: Winner’s Name Colorado Rapids "30 Prizes in 30 Days Sweepstakes", 6000 Victory Way, Commerce City, CO 80022. All requests must be received by November 30, 2013.