Citi Let’s Go Mets Sweepstakes

Official Rules
No Purchase, BRANCH VISIT or Obligation Necessary to Enter or Claim a Prize.
ALL Entries have an Equal Chance of Winning.

 

ELIGIBILITY: The Citi Let’s Go Mets Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open to citizens or resident aliens of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut who are at least eighteen (18) years of age or older at the time of entry (“Entrant”) and are not subject to backup withholding. Non-resident aliens are not eligible to enter or win. Employees, officers, directors, representatives and consultants of Citibank, N.A. (“Sponsor”), the MLB Entities (defined below) and any of their respective parent companies, related subsidiaries and affiliated companies, and advertising and promotion agencies including Marden-Kane, Inc. (“Administrator”), (collectively, “Releasees”), and each of their immediate family members (spouse, parents, children, siblings, and their respective spouses regardless where they live) and individuals living in the same households of the above, whether or not related, are not eligible to enter or win a prize. “MLB Entities” means the Office of the Commissioner of Baseball (“BOC”), its Bureaus, Committees, Subcommittees and Councils, MLB Advanced Media, L.P. (“MLB”), Major League Baseball Properties, Inc., The MLB Network, LLC, the Major League Baseball Clubs (“Clubs”), each of their parent, subsidiary, affiliated, and related entities, any entity which, now or in the future, controls, is controlled by, or is under common control with the Clubs or the BOC, and the owners, general and limited partners, shareholders, directors, officers, employees, and agents of the foregoing entities. Each Entrant, by participating in the Sweepstakes, agrees to be bound by these Official Rules and the Sponsor’s decisions, which are final and binding in all matters. Void where prohibited or restricted by law. The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations.

TIMING: The Sweepstakes begins at 9:00:00 AM Eastern Time (“ET”) on July 18, 2022 and ends at 5:00:00 PM ET on August 27, 2022 (the "Promotion Period"). For purposes of this Sweepstakes, a “day” is defined as a 24-hour period, beginning at 12:00:00 AM ET and ending at 11:59:59 PM ET except for the first day of the Sweepstakes where a day is defined as beginning at 9:00:00 AM ET and ending at 11:59:59 PM ET and the last day of the promotion where a day is defined as beginning at 12:00:00 AM ET and ending at 5:00:00 PM ET. The Sponsor’s computer, or that of its designee, runs the official clock for the Sweepstakes and will solely determine the time by which an entry is received.

HOW TO ENTER: To earn one (1) entry (an “Entry”) into the Sweepstakes:

  1. Go to a participating Citibank branch location;
  2. Scan the Quick Response (“QR”) code on the Citibank Let’s Go Mets display using your web-enabled mobile device (“smart phone”);
  3. Complete the registration form by providing the information required which will include your first and last name, mailing address, email address and mobile phone number;
  4. Check the box to acknowledge that you agree to these Official Rules; and
  5. Click the “Enter Now” button.

Alternatively, to enter the Sweepstakes WITHOUT making a branch visit or scanning a QR code, go to www.baseballsweepsnyc.com and follow the instructions to complete and submit the online entry form, including providing your full name, address, city, state, zip code, mobile phone number and a valid email address.

LIMITATIONS: There is a maximum limit of one (1) Entry per person for the entire Promotion Period regardless of method of entry. Entries received in excess of the entry limit stated herein will be disqualified. Entries may only be submitted by a single Entrant. Multiple Entrants are not permitted to share the same account. Any attempt by any Entrant to submit more than the stated number of entries by using multiple/different accounts, identities, or any other method will void that Entrant's entry and that Entrant may be disqualified. Entries that do not comply with these Official Rules, as determined in Sponsor’s sole discretion, will be disqualified from the Sweepstakes. By submitting an Entry, Entrant acknowledges that he/she has read, understands and agrees to the Official Rules.

When using a smart phone, message and data rates apply. You agree to incur any and all charges demanded by your wireless carrier. Not all mobile devices offer wireless Internet access; and wireless Internet access may not be available in all areas. Proof of scanning the QR code does not constitute proof of completion or submission of an entry.

In the event of a dispute as to who submitted an Entry, such Entry will be deemed to be submitted by the registered account holder of the e-mail address for the potentially winning Entry but only if that Entrant meets all other eligibility criteria. A registered account holder is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address account by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization (e.g., business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. In the event of a dispute over the identity of a potential winner, the entry will be declared made by the primary account holder used for Entry, and potential winner may be required to provide identification sufficient to show that he/she is the primary account holder. It is the sole responsibility of the Entrant to notify the Sponsor in writing if the entrant changes his or her account/email/address during the Promotion Period. Proof of submission of entry does not constitute proof of delivery of entry. All Entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged.

RANDOM DRAWING: A random drawing to select prize winners (each a “Potential Winner” or “Winner”) will be conducted on or about August 28, 2022 from among all eligible entries received during the Promotion Period. Drawing will be conducted by Administrator, an independent judging organization whose decisions are final and binding in all matters relating to the Sweepstakes. Subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with these Official Rules, the Potential Winners will be declared the official Winners of the Sweepstakes.

WINNER NOTIFICATION AND VERIFICATION: Potential Winners will be notified by email and/or phone within one (1) business day of the Drawing Date. Potential Winners will be required to complete, sign, and return an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability Release and; where legal, a Publicity Release (collectively the “Affidavit”) and an IRS Form W-9 and furnish his/her social security number that will be used only for the purpose of reporting the Winner’s prize earnings to the Internal Revenue Service, as required by law. Complete documents must be returned within forty-eight (48) hours from prize notification date or the prize will be forfeited and assigned to an alternate Potential Winner, time permitting. In the event that a potential winner cannot be contacted, or if a Potential Winner fails to timely return any documents requested, or a prize notification as undeliverable, or a potential winner is not in compliance with these Official Rules, or if the potential winner declines the prize for any reason, such Potential Winner will be disqualified, and the prize will be forfeited. Sponsor shall have no further obligation to that Potential Winner who is disqualified, and an alternate winner may be notified, at Sponsor’s discretion. Prize must be accepted as assigned. Except where prohibited by law, the winner’s entry and acceptance of the prize constitutes permission for the Sponsor to use said Winner’s name, photograph, likeness, statements, and biographical information without further compensation.

PRIZES/ODDS: There are a total of three (3) prizes (each a “Prize”) to be won as described below:

One (1) Grand Prize Winner: fifteen (15) suite level tickets for winner and fourteen (14) guests to a designated 2022 Mets home game (as determined by the Sponsor at time of award) including food and non-alcoholic beverages. The Grand Prize Winner and his/her guests’ will also have an opportunity, subject to the rules and regulations of the New York Mets, to view batting practice on the field before the game. Winner and guests’ wishing to view batting practice must arrive three (3) hours prior to the game. Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”): $5,000

One (1) First Prize Winner: four (4) Citi VIP tickets for winner and three (3) guests to a designated 2022 Mets home game (as determined by the Sponsor at time of award) and the opportunity for the winner and his/her guests to tour the SNY broadcast booth and meet the announcers broadcasting that game. The First Prize Winner will also have the opportunity to throw out the ceremonial first pitch prior to the game (subject to the rules and regulations of the New York Mets). ARV: $1,600.

One (1) Second Prize Winner: ten (10) Citi Pavilion tickets for winner and nine (9) guests to a designated 2022 Mets home game (as determined by the Sponsor at time of award), limited snacks and beverages, and a $30 food/beverage/merchandise credit per ticket. ARV: $1,500.

Total Maximum ARV of all Prizes: $8,100.00.

Additional Prize Conditions:

  • Exact nature and duration of the ceremonial first pitch and viewing of batting practice shall be determined in the sole discretion of the New York Mets and subject to availability.
  • Each Winner must be available to attend the game on date/time specified by Sponsor or forfeit that Prize (which will be provided with Winner notification). Tickets must be picked up by Winners at Will Call entrance. Proper photo identification will be required to claim tickets. If Winner is unavailable to attend the designated game, Winner may transfer Prize to an immediate family member (spouse, parent or child aged 18 and over) who will be required to complete the Affidavit.
  • Transportation to/from the event, lodging, food & beverage (for First and limited Second prize winners) and parking fees are not included.
  • Sponsor reserves the right to revoke full or partial Prize from any Winner or Winner’s guest who it and/or venue personnel deem may, in their sole discretion, be intoxicated, be a safety risk, have violated any venue policy or law, and/or may bring Sponsor into disrepute.
  • Sponsor is not responsible if tickets are lost, stolen, misplaced or go unclaimed by any winner and will not be replaced for any reason.
  • In the event that any portion of an event has to be cancelled for any reason whatsoever, in whole or in part, including but not limited to cancellations, postponements, an event of force majeure, an “act of God” (e.g., natural disasters, weather, etc.) or an unforeseeable health event (e.g., pandemic or epidemic), or for any other reason, then terms and conditions as stated on the tickets will apply, and no other or additional compensation will be awarded.

Limit one (1) Prize per person. Odds of winning depend on the total number of eligible entries received during the Promotion Period. No cash equivalents, transfers or substitution of prize permitted except where lawful, at the sole discretion of the Sponsor, who reserves the right to substitute Prize (or portion thereof) of comparable or greater value, at its sole discretion. Winner is responsible for all federal, state and local taxes as well as all costs and expenses associated with prize acceptance and use not specified herein as being assigned. For income tax purposes, the Prize value will be treated as miscellaneous income and will be reported to the IRS and Winner on Form 1099-MISC if the total value of Winner’s Prize plus any other taxable miscellaneous income received from Citibank during the calendar year equals at least $600. Winner is responsible for the payment of all taxes on the Prize. Please consult your tax advisor. All Prize details are at Sponsor’s sole discretion. All Prizes may not be assigned.

Use of any Major League Baseball game/event/exhibition ticket is subject to the standard terms, conditions, and health and safety policies applicable to the ticket; see mets.com/ticketback for details. Seat locations at the game/event/exhibition and, unless otherwise stated in the prize description, exact game/event/exhibition date shall be determined in the sole discretion of Sponsor. Each Winner’s guest(s) must be of legal age of majority in his/her(their) jurisdiction(s) of residence unless accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Major League Baseball game/event/exhibition dates and times are determined in the sole discretion of the BOC and/or the applicable Club and may be subject to change. The terms and conditions of the tickets awarded as part of the prize will govern in the event a legal game/event/exhibition, as defined by Major League Baseball, is not played or held due to weather conditions, an act of God, an act of terrorism, civil disturbance, or any other reason. Each Winner and his/her guest(s) agree to comply with all applicable ballpark and venue regulations in connection with the prize; see mets.com/ballpark for details. Sponsor and the other MLB Entities reserve the right to remove or to deny entry to the Winner and/or his/her guest(s) who engage in a non-sportsmanlike or disruptive manner or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten, or harass any other person at the game/event/exhibition. Sponsor and the MLB Entities will not be responsible for weather conditions; acts of God; acts of terrorism; civil disturbances; local, state, or federal regulation, order, or policy; work stoppage; epidemic, pandemic, or any other issue concerning public health or safety; or any other event outside of their control that may cause the cancellation or postponement of any Major League Baseball game/event/exhibition. Major League Baseball game/event/exhibition tickets awarded as prizes may not be resold, offered for resale, or used for any commercial or promotional purpose whatsoever. Any such resale or commercial or promotional use may result in disqualification and prize forfeiture, and may invalidate the license granted by the game/event/exhibition ticket. Participation in the prize event is subject to Winner’s (and guest’s) consent to and compliance with all health and safety policies of the MLB Entities, including but not limited to the wearing of masks if and when directed and the requirement to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (i.e., having received a final vaccination dose at least 14 days prior to the event).

PUBLICITY: Except where prohibited, participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes each Winner’s consent to Sponsor’s and its designees’ use of such Winner’s name, likeness, photograph, opinions, hometown and state for advertising, promotional and other purposes, in any manner, in any and all media, now or hereafter devised, worldwide in perpetuity, without further payment or consideration, notification or permission.

CONDITIONS OF ENTRY: Sponsor and/or Administrator reserve the right to: (a) cancel, suspend and/or modify the Promotion, or any part of it, if the season is cancelled or postponed, if any fraud or technical failure, or any other causes corrupt or impairs the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper functioning of the Promotion, as determined by Sponsor and/or Administrator in their sole discretion, and (b) in the event the Promotion is cancelled, award Prizes in a random drawing from the eligible Entries received prior to event requiring such action. Releasees are not responsible for: (i) incorrect or inaccurate transcription of entry information, or for any human, typographical or printing errors, (ii) technical malfunctions, lost/delayed data transmission, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, line failures of any telephone network, computer equipment, software, wireless service, inability to access any online service or website, inability to submit the online enrollment form, or any other error or malfunction, or any injury or damage to Entrant’s or any other person’s computer and/or wireless device related to or resulting from participation or downloading any materials in this Sweepstakes, (iii) or for late, lost, stolen, illegible, damaged, incomplete, inaccurate, undelivered, delayed or misdirected entries, for any reason including computer, telephone, wireless service, paper transfer, or process any transaction thereon, (iv) other errors or problems which may occur in connection with the administration of the Sweepstakes, the processing of entries, the announcement of the Prize or in any Sweepstakes related materials. Entry materials that have been tampered with or altered are void. If, in the Administrator’s opinion there is any suspected or actual evidence of electronic or non-electronic tampering with any portion of this Sweepstakes, or if technical difficulties compromise the integrity of this Sweepstakes, the Administrator reserves the right to disqualify any individual (and void his/her entry and/or prevent him/her from future entry), and/or who tampers with the entry process and/or who is acting in violation of these Official Rules, to modify or cancel or terminate this Sweepstakes, in whole or in part, at any time without notice. If the Sweepstakes is terminated, Sponsor may, at its discretion, award the Prize at random from among all non-suspect, eligible entries received up to time of such action or as otherwise deemed fair and appropriate by Sponsor. Caution: Any attempt to deliberately damage any online service or website associated with this Sweepstakes or undermine the legitimate operation of this Sweepstakes may be a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made; the Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages (including attorneys’ fees) and/or other remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that or any other provision. Sponsor reserves the right to modify Prize award procedures at its discretion.

DISPUTES AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: By participating in the Sweepstakes, except where prohibited, Entrants agree: [1] to release, indemnify and hold harmless Releasees and each of their respective agents, representatives, officers, directors, shareholders and employees from and against any injuries, losses, damages, claims, actions and any liability of any kind resulting from or arising from participation in the Sweepstakes or acceptance, possession, use, misuse or nonuse of the Prize (including any travel or travel-related activity thereto) that may be assigned; [2] any and all disputed, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes or any Sweepstakes Prize assigned shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by within the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York or the appropriate New York State Court located in Queens County, New York; [3] any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes, and in no event will Entrants be permitted to obtain attorneys’ fees or other legal costs; and [4] 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. This Sweepstakes and these Official Rules shall be interpreted in accordance with the laws of the State of New York without regard to its principles of conflicts of law. Releasees are not responsible for technical, computer, mechanical, printing, typographical, human or other errors relating to or in connection with the Sweepstakes, including, without limitation, errors which may occur in connection with the administration of the Sweepstakes, the processing of entries, the announcement of the Prizes or in any Sweepstakes related materials; or for stolen, lost, late, misdirected, damaged, incomplete, inaccurate, undelivered, delayed or illegible entries or; for electronic, computer, or telephonic malfunction or error, fail to enter into the processing system, or are processed, reported, or transmitted late or incorrectly or are lost for any reason including computer, telephone, paper transfer, or process any transaction thereon. If, in the Sponsor’s opinion for any reason, the Promotion is not able to run as planned for reasons which may include, without limitation, cancelation of the baseball season, walk out of the payers, infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, including soliciting of applications in a manner inconsistent with Sponsors’ policies or procedures or any other causes which may corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Promotion, including any other factors beyond Sponsor’s reasonable control such as a Force Majeure (e.g., war, riots, terrorism, civil unrest, strikes, blackouts, supply shortages, order of governmental authority,) an “act of God” (e.g., natural disasters, weather, etc.) or an unforeseeable health event (e.g. pandemic or epidemic), then the Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Promotion in whole or in part, without further liability to the Entrants or third parties. In the event the Promotion is cancelled prior to the stated end date, a notice will be posted on the Promotion web site; and Sponsor reserves the right to conduct the drawing and award Prizes from among all eligible non-suspect Entries received prior to the cancelation of the Promotion.

PRIVACY: Information collected from Entrants is used only for the purpose of the Sweepstakes and to notify the Winners, and otherwise in accordance with, Sponsor’s Privacy Policy available at https://online.citi.com/US/JRS/portal/template.do?ID=Privacy, and will not be re-used, sold or shared in any manner by Sponsor, Marden-Kane, Inc., or any third parties unless Entrant has opted-in to receive additional information and marketing or promotional material from such parties. Consenting to receive such e-mails is optional and does not have to be agreed to in order to be eligible to enter the Sweepstakes and does not improve your chances of winning.

WHO WON: To request the names of the Winners, send an e-mail with the subject line: "Citi Let’s Go Mets Winners” to winners@mkpromosource.com. Requests must be received no later than September 27, 2022. The list will be sent after the drawing has been conducted and Winners verified.

SPONSOR: Citibank N.A., 388 Greenwich Street, New York, NY 10013.

Administrator: Marden-Kane, Inc., 575 Underhill Blvd., Suite 222, Syosset, NY 11791-3416.

Any questions, comments or complaints regarding the Sweepstakes are to be directed to Marden-Kane, Inc. at the address above and not to Major League Baseball. Major League Baseball shall not be liable for technical, pictorial, typographical or editorial errors or omissions contained herein. 

This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored by any of the MLB Entities. Major League Baseball trademarks and copyrights are used with permission of Major League Baseball. Visit MLB.com.

© 2022 Citibank, N.A. Citi, Citi and Arc Design and other marks used herein are service marks of Citigroup Inc. or its affiliates, used and registered throughout the world.

© Copyright 2022 Marden-Kane, Inc. All rights reserved. Entrants are hereby authorized to copy these Official Rules on the condition that it will be for the entrant’s personal use only.

This promotion is in no way sponsored or endorsed by Pete Alonso, Sportsnet New York, Sterling Entertainment.

No Purchase or Branch Visit Necessary to Enter or Win. Sweepstakes begins at 9:00 am ET on 7/18/22 and ends at 5:00 pm on ET 8/27/22. Open to all citizens or resident aliens of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut who are at least 18 years of age or older at the time of entry. Void where prohibited. For official rules, how to enter, prizes and complete details go to https://www.baseballsweepsnyc.com/rules. SPONSOR: Citibank, N.A.