2019 Sounders FC Sweepstakes

2019 Sounders  FC Sweepstakes Official Rules


  1. SPONSOR: Tribune Broadcasting Seattle, LLC, 1813 Westlake Ave. N, Seattle, WA 98109 (“Sponsor”).
  1. Sweepstakes Period: The Sounders FC Facebook Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) begins on February 27, 2019 at 12:01 a.m. PT and ends at 11:59 p.m. PT on October 2, 2019 (the “Sweepstakes Period”). The Sweepstakes Period will be divided into ten separate entry periods (each, an “Entry Period”) as follows:


Entry Period Beginning of Entry Period (each Entry Period begins at 12:01 p.m. PT) End of Entry Period (each Entry Period ends at 11:59 p.m. PT)
1 February 27, 2019 February 28, 2019 (ends at 11:59 a.m. PT)
2 April 1, 2019 April 3, 2019
3 April 8, 2019 April 10, 2019
4 April 19, 2019 April 21, 2019
5 May 6, 2019 May 8, 2019
6 May 10, 2019 May 12, 2019
7 June 24, 2019 June 26, 2019
8 August 5, 2019 August 7, 2019
9 September 13, 2019 September 15, 2019
10 September 30, 2019 October 2, 2019


  1. Eligibility: This Sweepstakes is open only to legal U.S. residents residing within the KCPQ/KZJO broadcast viewing area in the State of Washington, minus that portion which lies within 75 miles of the city of Portland, Oregon, who are 18 years of age or older as of the date of entry. Entrants must possess valid state or government-issued identification or other proof of identity and residency, as determined by Sponsor. Employees of Sponsor, the Seattle Sounders FC, Major League Soccer, LLC, Soccer United Marketing, LLC and of their parents, affiliates, and subsidiaries, employees of other television, radio stations, cable systems, and networks, and such employees’ immediate family or household members are not eligible to enter or win. The term “immediate family” includes spouses, siblings, parents, children, grandparents and grandchildren, and any other person residing at the same household whether or not related. Sponsor, in its sole discretion, will determine the eligibility of any and all entrants. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW AND OUTSIDE THE SWEEPSTAKES AREA SET FORTH ABOVE.
  2. Sweepstakes Entry: To enter the Sweepstakes, participants must go to the JOEtv Facebook page (www.facebook.com/JOEtvSeattle), click on the Sounders FC Sweepstakes link and provide all other information requested, including without limitation, telephone number, and valid email address. If entrant doesn’t already have a Facebook account, visit facebook.com for directions on how to create one. It is free to create an account. Entries are limited to one entry per person/Facebook account per Entry Period. Incomplete entries will be disqualified. Multiple entries will be disqualified from the same person or Facebook account in an Entry Period will be disqualified if discovered by Sponsor. If there is a dispute as to who submitted any entry, the authorized account holder of the Facebook account used to enter will be deemed to be the entrant. The “authorized account holder” is the natural person assigned an account by Facebook. Potential winner may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holder with state-issued identification.
  3. Winner Selection: After the close of each Entry Period, one winner will be chosen at random from all eligible entries. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries recieved during the relevant Entry Period. Entries will not carry over from one drawing to the next. The selected winner must have a valid Facebook account, telephone number, and email address, and Sponsor will attempt to notify potential winner via one of those means. If potential winner is unreachable within 24 hours of first attempted contact, if potential winner is determined to be ineligible, if potential winner is not in compliance with the Official Rules, or if potential winner fails to sign and return required documents or provide require identification by the deadlines set by Sponsor, Sponsor reserves the right to award the prize to another winner randomly selected from the pool of remaining eligible entries (time permitting) for that Entry Period.  If Sponsor cannot find an eligible winner for the prize, that prize will not be awarded.  All results are unofficial until winner is verified.
  4. Prize Acceptance/Restrictions: Winner is subject to verification by Sponsor of the winner’s name and age. In order to claim his or her prize, winner must appear in person at the business offices of Q13 FOX/JOEtv, located at 1813 Westlake Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109 during Station hours (Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT, excluding holidays) before the Sounders FC match for the selected entry period. Winners will be required to sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility/Release of Liability and Publicity.
  1. Prizes: Prize for each Entry Period includes two (2) tickets to a Seattle Sounders FC MLS regular season home match and one autographed item. Prize details and ARV for each entry period are as follows:
    Entry Period 1: One pair of tickets to the Sounders FC vs FC Cincinnati match on 3/2/19 and one autographed Cristian Roldan scarf. ARV: $125.

    Entry Period 2: One pair of tickets to the Sounders FC vs Real Salt Late match on 4/6/19 and one autographed Will Bruin soccer ball. ARV: $135.

    Entry Period 3: One pair of tickets to the Sounders FC vs Toronto FC match on 4/13/19 and one autographed Victor Rodríguez soccer ball. ARV: $135.

    Entry Period 4: One pair of tickets to the Sounders FC vs San Jose match on 4/24/19 and one autographed Gustav Svensson soccer ball. ARV: $135.Entry Period 5: One pair of tickets to the Sounders FC vs Houston match on 5/11/19 and one autographed Román Torres soccer ball. ARV: $135.

    Entry Period 6: One pair of tickets to the Sounders FC vs Orlando City match on 5/15/19 and one autographed Cristian Roldan soccer ball. ARV: $135.

    Entry Period 7: One pair of tickets to the Sounders FC vs Vancouver match on 6/29/19, one autographed Kim Kee-hee scarf, and two pre-match sideline passes to watch club warm-ups. ARV: $125.

    Entry Period 8: One pair of tickets to the Sounders FC vs New England match on 8/10/19, one autographed Raúl Ruidíaz scarf, and two pre-match sideline passes to watch club warm-ups. ARV: $125.

    Entry Period 9: One pair of tickets to the Sounders FC vs FC Dallas match on 9/18/19, one autographed Cristian Roldan Nightfall jersey, and two pre-match sideline passes to watch club warm-ups. ARV: $195.

    Entry Period 10: One pair of tickets to the Sounders FC vs Minnesota match on 10/6/19, one autographed Jordan Morris Nightfall jersey, and two pre-match sideline passes to watch club warm-ups. ARV: $195.

    Total ARV for all prizes: $1,440.00 (USD).

    All prize matches will be at CenturyLink Field in Seattle. All match dates and times are subject to change. Prize cannot be redeemed for cash, transferred, traded, resold, offered for resale, or substituted for any other items by winner. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a comparable prize of like or greater value, including cash, for prize, for any reason.  All federal, state, and local taxes associated with the prize, as well as costs of transportation, parking, souvenirs, refreshments and accommodations, where applicable, and any other cost not specifically included in the prize are the sole responsibility of the winner. All properly claimed prizes will be awarded, but in no event will Sponsor award more prizes than are provided for in these Official Rules. Limit one prize per household during the entire Sweepstakes Period. Sponsor is not responsible if any match is cancelled, postponed or delayed and no refund or compensation will be made in event of cancellation or delay of any match. Sponsor shall not be obligated to substitute tickets if Prize winner is unable to attend a rescheduled match. Seat location at matches in the sole discretion of Sponsor. There is no value to on-field game day experience, and, if experience does not occur for any reason, no alternate prize will be awarded.


  1. General Conditions:
    1. Except where prohibited by law, entrants agree to allow Sponsor to use, announce and display their name, voice, photograph, likeness and any information provided on their Facebook account, in any medium of communication, including print, Internet, radio and/or television and for any purpose related to the Sweepstakes, without additional compensation.2.Sponsor is not responsible and shall not be liable for any injuries, losses or damages of any kind caused by entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes or winner’s or his/her guest’s receipt or use of the prize. All entrants agree to release, indemnify and hold harmless Tribune Broadcasting Seattle, LLC, Seattle Soccer, LLC, Major League Soccer LLC, Soccer United Marketing, LLC, Facebook, their parents, subsidiaries, and affiliates, and each of their respective employees, officers, directors, shareholders, and agents from any and all liability, loss, damage, costs, causes of action or claims related to any allegation regarding participation in the Sweepstakes and the award, the receipt, or the use of any part of the prize, including without limitation, personal injury, death, property damage, defamation, infringement of intellectual property rights, and claims based on the rights of publicity or privacy. Neither the failure of Sponsor to insist upon or enforce strict performance of any provision of these Official Rules or the failure, delay or omission by Sponsor in exercising any right with respect to any term of these Official Rules, will be construed as a waiver or relinquishment to any extent Sponsor’s right to assert or rely upon any such provision or right in that or any other instance.3. Sponsor reserves the right to delay Sweepstakes announcements, postpone or reschedule all or some of the Sweepstakes events, and/or modify Sweepstakes deadlines at its sole discretion. Any such changes will be announced and posted on KCPQ/KZJO’s website at http://www.q13fox.com/contests. If for any reason this Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, tampering, fraud, technical failure, or any other cause, that corrupts, interrupts or threatens the administration, security or integrity of the Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate or suspend the Sweepstakes or any portion thereof. If Sponsor terminates the Sweepstakes, Sponsor will select the winner for the Entry Period in progress by random drawing from among eligible, non-suspect entries received for that Entry Period prior to termination, or as otherwise deemed fair by Sponsor, and Sponsor will not award prizes for subsequent Entry Periods. Sponsor will announce any such termination on the Sponsor’s Facebook page.4. DATA PRIVACY AND SECURITY. By entering this Sweepstakes, Entrant acknowledges and agrees that he/she is voluntarily providing the information requested at the time of entry and does so knowing that he/she may be sharing personal information and data, which may also be Personally Identifiable Information as that term is defined under state and federal law (“PII”).  Sponsor may additionally collect website usage information from each Entrant in the form of cookies, tracking internet protocol addresses, tags, web beacons, pixel tags or other tracking technologies, and/or clickstream data.  Sponsor will use Entrant’s entry data and website usage information to determine Entrant’s eligibility, to contact Entrant about the contest or the Grand Prize, confirm your entry, otherwise administer your participation in the Sweepstakes, and maintain the website, mobile application, or the operations of other existing or future promotions and/or internal record keeping, and to target future advertisements, promotions or other opportunities to you or other users.  Sponsor may aggregate any non-personal/generic data, including website usage information that does not directly point or tend to point to you with that of other entrants to inform existing or future commercial or marketing promotions, offers and advertisements.5. Sponsor is not responsible for human errors or for any damaged, tampered with, delayed, illegible, incomplete, inaccurate, garbled, late, lost, forged, misaddressed, misdirected, mutilated, mass machine-generated, unintelligible, incomprehensible, or entries otherwise not in compliance with these Official Rules, difficulties in Internet transmission or the functioning of the Facebook service. In addition, Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical errors in these Official Rules, Sweepstakes or any advertising materials for the Sweepstakes, or for any kind of computer, electronic, hardware, software, Internet, network, technical or telephone failures and/or problems caused by the Sponsor, a third party or the user, or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes, or by any human, typographical, electronic, network or other error that may occur in receiving and/or processing of the entries in the Sweepstakes, or by infection by computer viruses, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud or technical failure.6. Sponsor reserves the right to prohibit any entrant from participating in the Sweepstakes if, at its sole discretion, Sponsor finds such entrant to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes, or if such entrant shows a disregard for, or attempts to circumvent, these Official Rules, or acts: (a) in a manner the Sponsor determines to be not fair or equitable; (b) in an annoying, threatening, or harassing manner; or (c) in any other disruptive manner. Sponsor assumes no liability for (a) any incorrect or inaccurate entry information; or (b) any unauthorized access to, or theft, destruction or alteration of entries at any point in the operation of this Sweepstakes. If a dispute arises regarding compliance with these Official Rules, Sponsor may consider, in its sole discretion, data reasonably available to Sponsor through information technology systems in Sponsor’s control, but Sponsor will not be obligated to consider any data or other information collected from any other source. If there is any conflict between any term of these Official Rules and any of the marketing or other materials used in connection with the Sweepstakes, the terms of the Official Rules will govern.7. As a condition of participation, entrants agree: (a) under no circumstances 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; (b) all causes of action arising out of or related to this Sweepstakes, or prizes awarded, will be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate court in King County, Washington, to which participant submits to personal jurisdiction; and (c) any and all claims, judgments, and awards will be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, excluding attorneys’ fees and court costs. Some jurisdictions do not allow for limitations on the ability to pursue class action remedies, or certain kinds of damages, and so these limitations may not apply. These Official Rules will be governed, construed and enforced pursuant to the laws of the State of Washington, without regard to the choice of law provisions thereof.


  1. Official Rules and Winners List: For a copy of the Official Rules or the names of the winners, send a self-addressed envelope to the Q13 FOX, ATTN: Sounders FC Facebook Sweepstakes, 1813 Westlake Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109, by one month after the end of each contest period.  Official Rules are available at http://www.q13fox.com/contests.


This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by or associated with Facebook.


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