OFFICIAL RULES for Celeb Dirty Laundry & Best Ink 3 “Tattoo with Joe Capobianco” Sweepstakes

OFFICIAL RULES for Celeb Dirty Laundry & Best Ink 3 "Tattoo with Joe Capobianco" Sweepstakes

Hello, fantastic CDLers. If you haven’t entered our fabulous sweepstakes for your chance to win an all-expenses paid trip to get a tattoo from Best Ink‘s Joe Capobianco, then be sure to CLICK HERE to check out that post. If you already entered, please be sure to read the full Terms & Conditions below. By entering the sweepstakes, you agree to the following points outlined below.

OFFICIAL RULES for Celeb Dirty Laundry & Best Ink 3 Tattoo
with Joe Capobianco Sweepstakes
(United States Only)


NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and D.C. (excluding Puerto Rico) who are eighteen (18) years or older at time of entry. Entries are limited to individuals only; commercial enterprises and business entities are not eligible. Employees or contract employees of Oxygen Media, LLC, MLRP Media Group, and their affiliates, subsidiaries, agents, and parents and their immediate families or persons living in the same household of such individuals, are ineligible. SWEEPSTAKES IS VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.


Sponsor is: MLRP Media Group.


The entire Sweepstakes begins on Tuesday November 19, 2013 at [9:00am EST] and ends on Wednesday November 20, 2013 at [8:59am EST]. Entries must be received by [8:59am EST], November 20, 2013.


One (1) entry per person. Automated entries are prohibited, and any use of such automated devices or programs will cause disqualification. To enter you must have a Facebook® account and Like @BestInk on Facebook. Rafflecopter will prompt potential entrants to like Best Ink’s Facebook page. Upon doing so, entrants will then be entered in the Sweepstakes. Upon termination of the Sweepstakes, the sponsor will then choose one (1) winner using Rafflecopter’s randomized selection tool. Only those who’ve met the requirements will be included in the drawing. Upon selection of a winner, the sponsor is responsible for contacting the winner (via email) to acquire winner’s full details.

All entries become the property of Sponsor. They will not be returned or acknowledged. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, misdirected, mutilated, or incomplete entries. Entries are void if they are in whole or in part incomplete, damaged, irregular, altered, counterfeit, produced in error, or obtained through fraud or theft. By entering you agree to be bound by these Official Rules.
Entries will be declared made by the authorized account holder of the Facebook user name used to submit entry. Potential winner may be requested to provide Sponsor with proof that the potential winner is the authorized account holder of the e-mail address associated with the winning entry.


One (1) grand prize Sweepstakes winner will be selected via Rafflecopter, an online randomized selection tool, at the end of the Sweepstakes. The prize winner will receive one (1) voucher/gift card to Hope Gallery Tattoo, located at 835 Woodward Ave, New Haven, CT 06512, equaling one thousand two hundred dollars ($1200) to be used for a tattoo session with artist Joe Capobianco and one (1) trip (“Trip”) to New Haven, CT. Trip will include: roundtrip coach-class airfare from an airport near the winner’s residence to an airport in or near New York, NY, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion; two (2) nights standard accommodation at a hotel in or near New York, NY, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion (“Hotel”); and roundtrip ground transportation between Hotel and Hope Gallery Tattoo. The approximate retail value of the prize is two thousand U.S. dollars ($2,000). Prize is subject to certain terms and conditions as specified by issuer.

Any difference between approximate retail value and actual retail value will not be awarded. Sponsor reserves the right to award a substitute prize, in which case a prize of equal or greater value will be awarded.

Any difference between maximum retail value and actual retail value will not be awarded. No prize transfer, assignment, or substitution by winner permitted. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute prize in which case a prize of equal or greater value will be awarded. Winner is responsible for any and all local, state and/or federal taxes, as well as any other costs and expenses not specified herein as being awarded, including, without limitation, meals, gratuities, shop purchases, incidentals, telephone calls or other personal expenses or charges incurred.

Winner is responsible for obtaining travel and health insurance (and all other forms of insurance) at their option and hereby acknowledge that Sponsor has not and will not obtain or provide travel insurance, health insurance, or any other form of insurance.

All details of the prize will be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Winner must be able to travel between December 1, 2013 to March 1, 2014 as designated by Sponsor. The Trip awarded to the winner must be taken within dates provided by the Sponsor or the prize will be forfeited. Travel arrangements must be made through Sponsor’s agent, on a carrier of Sponsor’s choice. Certain travel restrictions and black out dates may apply.

Sponsor has the right in its sole discretion to substitute ground transportation for air transportation depending on the winner’s place of residence. Winner must have valid travel documents (e.g., valid government issued photo ID and/or passport) prior to departure, and failure to do so will result in forfeiture of the prize. Sponsor will not replace any lost or stolen tickets, travel vouchers or certificates. Once travel commences, no unscheduled stopovers are permitted; if an unscheduled stopover occurs, full fare will be charged from stopover point for the remaining segments, including return, of the Trip. Sponsor is not liable for any expenses incurred as a consequence of flight cancellation/delay. Trip may not be combined with any other offer and travel may not qualify for frequent flyer miles.

All travel and lodging will be at the risk of the winner. Winner is solely responsible for all expenses and costs associated with acceptance and/or use of the prize not specifically stated herein as being awarded, including, without limitation any and all taxes and other expenses, costs, or fees associated with the acceptance and/or use of the prize, travel insurance, ground transportation (other than as described above), security and airport fees, taxes, insurance, gasoline, meals, gratuities, and souvenirs. Sponsor shall have the right, but not the obligation, to make any deductions and withholdings that Sponsor deems necessary or desirable under applicable federal, state and local tax laws, rules, regulations, codes or ordinances.

Prize cannot be transferred or substituted by the winner or redeemed for cash and is valid only for the items detailed above, with no substitution of the prize by the winner. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a similar prize (or prize element) of comparable or greater value. If the prize is unclaimed within a reasonable time after notification from Sponsor, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, the prize will be forfeited, and time permitting, an alternate winner may be selected from the remaining eligible entries at Sponsor’s sole discretion.


To redeem the prize, the potential winner must respond within two (2) days of prize notification and arrange session within three (3) months of confirmation. Winner will be required to submit their shipping address to Sponsor. Further, the potential winner will be required to sign and return via email within seven (7) business days of receipt of documents an affidavit of eligibility. Failure to comply will result in the forfeit of the prize and the selection of a substitute winner from remaining eligible entries.
All prize claims are subject to verification and compliance with the Official Rules.


Sponsor assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, or delay in operation or transmission; communications line failure; theft or destruction of or unauthorized access to Sweepstakes entries or entry forms; or alteration of entries or entry forms. Sponsor is not responsible for any problems with or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any e-mail or mailed-in entry to be received on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any web site, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to participants’ or any other persons’ computers related to or resulting from participation or downloading any materials in this Sweepstakes.

Sponsor, Oxygen Media, LLC, and NBCUniversal Media, LLC shall not be liable for injury, loss or damage of any kind resulting from participating in this Sweepstakes or from the acceptance or use of any prize awarded.


If for any reason the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, due to tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of Sponsor that corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual(s) who tamper with the entry process, and/or to cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend the Sweepstakes.


Participants agrees to release, discharge and hold harmless Sponsor, Oxygen Media, LLC, NBCUniversal Media, LLC, and their partners, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising agencies, agents and their employees, officers, directors, and representatives from any claims, losses, injuries, including death, and damages arising out of their participation in this Sweepstakes or any Sweepstakes-related activities and the acceptance and use, misuse, or possession of any prize awarded hereunder. Participants also agree (a) to be bound by these Official Rules; (b) that the decisions of Sponsor are final on all matters relating to the Sweepstakes; and (c) if he/she wins, to the use of his/her name and or likeness for advertising and promotional purposes without compensation (except in Tennessee and where prohibited by law).

All federal, state and local taxes, fees and surcharges on prize are the sole responsibility of winner. If winner declines the prize or is unavailable for prize fulfillment, an alternate winner will be selected at random from all remaining eligible entries.


For the name of the winner, available after November 20, 2013, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to be received by January 1, 2014 to: Celeb Dirty Laundry & Best Ink 3 Tattoo with Joe Capobianco Sweepstakes, Attn: MLRP Media Group, 244 5th Avenue, Suite 200, New York, NY 10001.

This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Facebook®. By entering, you understand that you are providing information to Sponsor and not Facebook.

Facebook is a registered trademark of Facebook, Inc.

Oxygen Media, LLC and NBCUniversal Media, LLC are not sponsors of the Sweepstakes and are not associated with or responsible for the administration of the Sweepstakes in any way.