Blizzard Entertainment – Hearthstone Winter – Win 1 of 5 grand prize packages OR 1 of 250 Runner up prizes
Hearthstone® Winter Giveaway!
1. Eligibility. BLIZZARD ENTERTAINMENT, INC., A DELAWARE CORPORATION (referred to
herein as “SPONSOR”) IS THE SPONSOR OF THE HEARTSTONE WINTER GIVEAWAY
SWEEPSTAKES (“SWEEPSTAKES”). THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS OPEN ONLY TO RESIDENTS OF THE
UNITED STATES AND CANADA WHICH ARE: (i) OVER THE AGE OF MAJORITY IN THEIR
COUNTRY OF RESIDENCE ON THE DATE REFERENCED BELOW AS THE START DATE FOR THE
SWEEPSTAKES; AND (ii) WHO ARE NOT RESIDENTS OF THE STATES OF NORTH DAKOTA,
VERMONT, CONNECTICUT, OR MARYLYAND IN THE UNITED STATES, OR THE PROVINCE OF
QUEBEC, CANADA (“ENTRANTS”). If you are under the legal age of majority in your country of
residence (a “Minor”), one of your parents or legal guardians must submit a signed, written statement
that they have read, understood and agree to these Sweepstakes rules with your entry, and that such
agreement constitutes acceptance of these Sweepstakes rules on behalf of you and themselves. If you
reside in the States of North Dakota, Vermont, Connecticut or Maryland in the United States, or the Province of
Quebec in Canada, you are not eligible to participate in this Sweepstakes.
To be eligible to win a prize, entries
must be completed and received by Sponsor in the format designated below. Directors, officers and employees
of Sponsor, its parent, and any of their respective affiliate companies, subsidiaries, agents, professional
advisors, advertising and promotional agencies, and immediate families of each are not eligible to win any
prizes. All applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. Void where prohibited or restricted. In
the event of any dispute, entries will be deemed to have been submitted by the owner of the e-mail address from
which the e-mail was sent.
2. Disclaimer. Sponsor, all participating sponsors and any of their respective parent companies,
subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, professional advisors, employees and agencies will not be responsible
for: (a) any late, lost, misrouted, garbled or distorted or damaged transmissions or entries; (b) telephone,
electronic, hardware, software, network, Internet, or other computer- or communications-related malfunctions
or failures; (c) any Sweepstakes disruptions, injuries, losses or damages caused by events beyond the control of
Sponsor; or (d) any printing or typographical errors in any materials associated with the Sweepstakes.
3. Sweepstakes Period. The Sweepstakes shall commence on 10:00 AM PST January 9, 2018 (the “Start
Date”), and shall continue in duration until 11:59 PM PST February 5, 2018 (the “Deadline”). All entries must
be received by the Deadline to be eligible to win a prize.
4. How to Enter.
A. To enter, a qualified entrant shall register for the Sweepstakes using Blizzard’s Wishpond
Sweepstakes interface (“Blizzard’s Sweepstakes Tool”) located at
Thereafter, qualified entrants can obtain up
to three (3) additional entries to the Sweepstakes by participating on the aforementioned URLs through any
combination of the following methods:
I. Facebook. Qualified entrants who have registered for the Sweepstakes can obtain one (1)
additional entry by “liking” the Hearhstone Facebook page located at
II. Twitter. Qualified entrants who have registered for the Sweepstakes can obtain one (1)
additional entry by “following” the Hearthstone Twitter page located at
III. YouTube. Qualified entrants who have registered for the Sweepstakes can obtain one (1)
additional entry by “subscribing” to the Hearthstone YouTube page located at
IV. Twitter. Qualified entrants who have registered for the Sweepstakes can obtain one (1)
additional entry by “subscribing” to the Hearthstone Twitch Channel located at
B. In the event that you choose to enter the Sweepstakes by mail you must send in a 3” x 5” postcard
including your name, mailing address, e-mail address and age to register one (1) entry in the Sweepstakes to the
Hearthstone Winter Giveaway!
c/o Blizzard Entertainment, Inc.
P.O. Box 18979
Irvine, CA 92612
5. Odds of Winning. Odds of winning a prize depend on the total number of eligible entrants who meet
the eligibility requirements for the applicable drawing. Nonwinning eligible entrants from one drawing will be
included in subsequent drawings for the same Sweepstakes. ALL TAXES ASSOCIATED WITH THE
RECEIPT OR USE OF ANY PRIZE AS WELL AS ANY COSTS AND EXPENSES ASSOCIATED WITH
ACCEPTANCE AND USE OF A PRIZE ARE THE SOLE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE WINNERS. Prizes
returned as undeliverable or otherwise not claimed within the time period specified by Sponsor will be forfeited
and, at Sponsor’s discretion, awarded to an alternate winner for the drawing at issue. Prizes are not transferable.
No substitutions or exchanges (including for cash) of any prizes will be permitted, except that Sponsor reserves
the right to substitute a prize (or portion thereof) of comparable or greater value for any prize. Limit one prize
per household or address. All prizes are awarded “AS IS” and WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND,
express or implied, (including, without limitation, any implied warranty of merchantability or fitness for a
A. Grand Prize Winners. Sponsor shall randomly select five (5) qualified entrants as Grand Prize
Winners, each of which will win a prize package consisting of: one (1) EON15-S Gaming Laptop with an
approximate retail value of one $1,177.86 USD, (1) BlizzCon Goodie Bag, with an approximate retail value of
$45.00 USD, one (1) Hearthstone Insulated Bottle, with an approximate retail value of $23.00 USD, one (1)
Malto Poster, with an approximate retail value of $14.00 USD, one (1) Hearthstone Oversized Desk Mat, with
an approximate retail value of $24.00 USD and seven (7) Kobolds and Catacombs Hearthstone Digital Card
Packs (requires Hearthstone Game client to use), with an approximate retail value of $10.00 USD.
B. Runner Up Winners. Sponsor shall randomly select two hundred fifty (250) qualified entrants as
Runner Up Winners, each of which will win seven (7) Kobolds and Catacombs Hearthstone Digital Card Packs
(requires Hearthstone Game client to use), with an approximate retail value of $10.00 USD.
ALL FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL TAXES ASSOCIATED WITH THE RECEIPT OR USE OF ANY
PRIZES ARE THE SOLE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE WINNER. All prizes will be awarded. Prize Winners
may be required to execute an affidavit of eligibility before they can receive their Prize. Prizes returned as
undeliverable or otherwise not claimed within fifteen (15) days after delivery of notification will be forfeited
and may be awarded to an alternate winner. Prizes are not transferable. No substitutions or exchanges
(including for cash) of any prizes will be permitted, except that Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize
of equal or greater value for any prize. Limit one prize per household or address. All prizes are awarded “AS
IS” and WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, express or implied, (including, without limitation, any
implied warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose).
7. Sponsor Use of Entries/Publicity Release. You hereby agree that in consideration of their being
allowed the chance to enter the Sweepstakes, Sponsor, its parent, subsidiaries, licensees and affiliates, shall
have the perpetual, non-exclusive, worldwide license and right to utilize your name, address (city and state),
character, likeness, prize information, statements about the promotion, and biography, for any publicity,
advertising and promotional purposes without additional compensation, except where prohibited by law, and
releases the Released Parties (defined below) from any liability with respect thereto. Sponsor shall have the
right to use, modify, reproduce, publish, perform, display, distribute, make derivative works of and otherwise
commercially and non-commercially exploit your name, character, likeness, and biography in perpetuity and
throughout the universe, in any manner or medium now existing or hereafter developed, without separate
compensation to you or any other person or entity.
8. Original Work of Authorship. You hereby warrant and represent that (a) you own all rights to all
Entry Materials submitted by you; and (b) all such Entry Materials are original works of authorship on your part
and have not been copied, in whole or in part, from any other work and do not violate, misappropriate or
infringe any copyright, trademark or other proprietary right of any other person or entity.
9. Collection of Information. The Entry Materials include a survey that requires you to enter your name,
e-mail address, and state of residence. By entering the Sweepstakes, you consent to Sponsor’s use of this
information to inform you of open positions with Blizzard, and to associate your name with your submission in
promotional materials for the Sweepstakes in the event that you are chosen to be a winner. As stated above, the
Sweepstakes is not open to anyone under the age of majority in your country of citizenship. In the event that
Sponsor becomes aware that you are under the age of majority in your country of citizenship Sponsor will
delete, erase or destroy any and all personally identifiable information that is obtained from the Entry Materials.
10. General Release. By entering the Sweepstakes, you release Sponsor, participating sponsors and any
of their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, employees and agencies
(collectively, the “Released Parties”) from any liability whatsoever, and waive any and all causes of action,
related to any claims, costs, injuries, losses, or damages of any kind arising out of or in connection with the
Sweepstakes or delivery, misdelivery, acceptance, possession, use of or inability to use any prize (including,
without limitation, claims, costs, injuries, losses and damages related to personal injuries, death, damage to or
destruction of property, rights of publicity or privacy, defamation or portrayal in a false light, whether
intentional or unintentional), whether under a theory of contract, tort (including negligence), warranty or other
11. Affidavit & Release. As a condition of being awarded any prize, winners will be required to
execute and deliver to Sponsor a signed Affidavit of Eligibility, which includes an acceptance of these Official
Rules and a release of liability.
12. Winners List; Rules Request. For a copy of the winners list, send a stamped, self-addressed,
business-size envelope after February 6, 2018 and before August 6, 2018, to Sponsor at the following address:
“Hearthstone Winter Giveaway – Winners List,” c/o Blizzard Entertainment, P.O. Box 18979, Irvine, CA
92612. To obtain a copy of these rules, send a stamped, self-addressed business-size envelope to Sponsor at the
following address: “Hearthstone Winter Giveaway – Rules Request,” c/o Blizzard Entertainment, P.O. Box
18979, Irvine, CA 92612. Residents of WA and VT may omit return postage.
13. Copyright Notice. The Sweepstakes and all accompanying materials are copyright © 2018 Blizzard
14. Miscellaneous. The Sweepstakes and these Official Rules will be governed, construed and
interpreted under the laws of the United States. Entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and by the
decisions of Sponsor, which are final and binding in all respects. Sponsor reserves the right to change these
Official Rules at any time, in its sole discretion, and to suspend or cancel the Sweepstakes or any entrant’s
participation in the Sweepstakes should viruses, bugs, unauthorized human intervention or other causes beyond
Sponsor’s control affect the administration, security or proper play of the Sweepstakes or Sponsor otherwise
becomes (as determined in its sole discretion) incapable of running the Sweepstakes as planned. Entrants who
violate these Official Rules, tamper with the operation of the Sweepstakes or engage in any conduct that is
detrimental or unfair to Sponsor, the Sweepstakes or any other entrant (in each case as determined in Sponsor’s
sole discretion) are subject to disqualification from entry into the Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right to
lock out persons whose eligibility is in question or who have been disqualified or are otherwise ineligible to
enter the Sweepstakes. If you have any questions about these Official Rules or the Sweepstakes, please e-mail
them to firstname.lastname@example.org or send written questions to “Hearthstone Winter Giveaway,” P.O. Box 18979,
Irvine, CA 92612.
15. Sweepstakes Sponsor. The sponsor of the Sweepstakes is Blizzard Entertainment, Inc.