Player Party Ticket   Giveaway Official Rules


By posting a photo with the promotion hashtag, you (“you” or “participant”) agree to the official rules and all decisions of Sponsor.


Eligible persons may enter the Player Party Ticket Giveaway (“Promotion”) by posting on Twitter or Instagram a selfie photo, taken by entrant, of entrant wearing their favorite Embroidigraphed MLB cap, along with the hashtags #LidsAllStar or #PlayerParty2016  and #sweepstakesentry and tagging @LIDS (or @LIDS4HATS) and @MLBPA (each such qualifying post with the described photo, tags and hashtags, an “entry”).Entrant may also obtain pictures by visiting a LIDS store to photograph hats borrowed from a display (no purchase necessary). The winner will receive two tickets to the MLBPA Player Party on Monday, July 11, subject to the rules, terms and conditions below. The Winner will be randomly drawn among all eligible entries. The Promotion begins at 5:00pm PST on Friday, July 8, 2016, and continues until 05:00:00 a.m. PST Monday, July 11, 2016 (the “Promotion Period”).  Any use of robotic, automatic, macro, programmed or like entry methods will void all such entries.  Any attempt to do so will be void, and any entries received in excess of the entry limit (one per day) are void. The photo may not depict any offensive or illegal material as determined in the sole discretion of Sponsor, and must comply with the rules set forth below.


The Winner will receive two tickets for admission to the Major League Baseball Players Association (“MLBPA”) Player Party (“Party”) at 10 pm at the Omnia Nightclub located in the Gaslamp Quarter at 454 Sixth Avenue, San Diego, CA (each a “Ticket” and collectively, the “Prize”) and will be selected at random from among all eligible entries.

The Tickets shall not be sold or auctioned, and are subject to all terms and conditions generally applicable thereto, as well as the following terms and conditions, with which Winner shall require its guest to abide:

The Winner, and each individual using a Ticket to the Party, (collectively with the Winner, each “Recipient”), agrees as follows by entering in the Promotion and/or by using such Ticket: (1) Recipient voluntarily assume all risks incident to the Party, and must comply with all rules in connection therewith, including the requirements that Recipient must (i) be 21 or older, with a valid government issued photo identification or passport, and wearing appropriate attire, to enter, (ii) refrain from requesting autographs from, or making other personal requests or solicitations of, other Party attendees and participants and otherwise conduct themselves appropriately, and (iii) abide by any rules regarding photography at and/or recording the Party; (2) A violation of any Party or venue rule, illegal activity or other misconduct, and/or a breach of any term(s) of this Agreement, each constitute grounds for revocation of the license for admission and immediate removal from the Party, in which case Recipient will not be entitled to a refund or damages; (3) MLBPA shall not be responsible for the delay, postponement or cancellation of the Party, or the nonperformance of its obligations hereunder, due to a force majeure circumstance (including an act of God, fire, labor dispute, act of public enemy or of government, terrorism, transportation failure/delay, flood, disaster or cancellation of the 2016 MLB All-Star Game) beyond its reasonable control; (4) If the Party is delayed, postponed or cancelled, or if Recipient is denied entry to the Party due to capacity concerns, Recipient shall not be entitled to any reimbursement, refund or damages of any kind; (5) No waiver by MLBPA of a breach or default hereunder shall be deemed to be a waiver by MLBPA of a subsequent breach or default; (6) Recipient shall not without prior express written consent from MLBPA use any MLBPA name, mark or logo, and/or the names, nicknames, likenesses, signatures, pictures, numbers, playing records, biographical data and/or other personal indicia of any active Major League baseball players, in any (printed, electronic or other) material or public communication by or in connection with any business and/or in connection with any commercial activity; (7) If any part of this agreement is held to be unenforceable or invalid, such holding will not affect the validity or enforceability of the other parts of the Agreement, and such unenforceable or invalid portion shall be deemed deleted to the minimum extent necessary to cure such violation; (8) MLBPA has no obligations to Recipient in connection with the Party or travel thereto, and is not responsible for the inability of any Winner to accept or use the Prize for any reason; and (9) for the avoidance of doubt, the Ticket does not include entry to MLBPA’s 50th Anniversary Reception and Recipient (and not MLBPA) shall be responsible for all transportation, and any travel, hotel, parking, incidental and any other expenses.

All decisions of Sponsor are final and binding.   The Prize is not redeemable for cash.  Prize will not be replaced if lost or stolen and is the sole responsibility of the Winner. No assignment, transfer or substitution of the Prize will be permitted. A Winner may not designate someone else as the winner.  If the Winner is unable or unwilling to accept a Prize, Hat World, Inc. (“Lids”) will award it to an alternate potential winner.  Lids is not responsible for the inability of any Winner to accept the Prize for any reason.  All expenses on the receipt and use of the Prize, including but not limited to all federal, state, and local taxes, are the sole responsibility of the Winner.  Odds of winning depend on number of total eligible entries received during the Promotion Period.




Open only to legal U.S residents of the 48 continental United States who are ages 21 years and older at the time of entry.   Employees and immediate families (spouses, parents, siblings and children) of Lids or MLBPA and its parent, subsidiaries, affiliates and their respective directors, officers, employees and agents are not eligible to enter.  Entrants should follow Lids on Twitter and Instagram and should have their profiles set to “public” in order for Lids to be able to see all the entries. Entrants need to be physically present in the San Diego area (within 2 hour drive) on Monday, July 11, 2016 to pick up tickets and attend the Player Party. No transportation will be provided to or from the event. All travel expenses are at the cost of the Winner. Lids reserves the right to verify eligibility regarding the qualifications of Winner and Winner may be required to sign an affidavit of eligibility and liability release reasonably acceptable to Lids to qualify to receive a Prize.


The winner will be selected at random from all eligible entries at the conclusion of the Promotion Period by an authorized Lids representative whose decisions are final.  The MLBPA Player Party  tickets (2) as the Prize for the Winner will also be selected at random. The Winner will be notified via their social accounts.  A representative of Lids will make at least one (1) attempt to notify the potential Winners. The potential Winners will have 24 hours from the time of attempted notification to respond via Direct Message and claim the Prize. The Winner and Winner’s Guest must be 21 years of age on or before the date of entry and may be required to sign an affidavit of eligibility and liability release in a form reasonably acceptable to Lids to establish his or her eligibility for a Prize.  Winner must be able pick up the tickets, at their own expense, at the LIDS Store located at 411 Horton Plaza, San Diego, CA 92101 no later than 5 pm on Monday, July 11th, 2016. Lids’ determinations of eligibility are final.   If the potential Winner cannot be reached, or does not respond within the specified time period, or is otherwise ineligible, that potential Winner will be disqualified and an alternate Winner may be selected. Winner also must be present in the San Diego area to win, if the winner is determined out of the San Diego area, another winner will be drawn and notified.


By entering, participants acknowledge compliance with these Official Rules, and all decisions of Lids, which are final in all matters relating to the Promotion. Neither Lids nor any telephone network or service providers are responsible for incorrect or inaccurate transcription of entry information, any human error, technical malfunctions, internet service response times, lost/delayed data transmission, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, line failures of any telephone network, computer equipment, software, inability to access any web site or online service, or any other error or malfunction, or for late, lost, illegible, stolen, or misdirected entries. Entry materials that have been tampered with or altered are void.  This Promotion is subject to all federal, state, provincial and local laws and regulations.  Lids reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to (i) change this Promotion in its sole discretion at any time Lids becomes aware of any circumstances or occurrence which would materially affect the Promotion’s security, legality, or fairness; (ii) to disqualify any claimant, competitor or nominee whose conduct is contrary to the spirit of these Official Rules or the intention of the Promotion or for any other reason Lids deems appropriate and to declare as void any or all of their claims or entries; or (iii) to cancel the Promotion or any part of it at any stage for any reason, including circumstances beyond Lids’  reasonable control.  Lids is not responsible for typographical or other errors in the offer or administration of this Promotion, including but not limited to errors in advertising, the Official Rules, the selection and announcements of Winners, or the distribution of the Prizes.

Participants represent and warrant that (i) participant is the creator and sole copyright owner of their submitted entry, including the photo, and (ii) such entry is the original work of the participant, has not been previously published, has not won previous awards, and does not infringe upon the copyrights, trademarks, rights of privacy, publicity or other intellectual property or other rights of any person or entity and must have been created in a legal and safe manner. DO NOT INCLUDE IN YOUR ENTRY ANY MATERIALS OR WORKS WHICH INCLUDE ANY IDENTIFIABLE INDIVIDUAL OTHER THAN PARTICIPANT, OR ARE THE SUBJECT TO RIGHTS (INCLUDING COPYRIGHT, PRIVACY, PUBLICITY OR OTHER RIGHTS) OWNED OR HELD BY A THIRD PARTY.  By submitting an entry, participant warrants and represents that he or she consents to the submission and use of the entry in the Promotion, that the entrant took the photo, that it complies with all the limitations in these rules, and that the entrant grants to the Released Parties a non-exclusive, perpetual, royalty-free license to post, publish, use, edit, compile, etc. the photos, including on the internet, social media and elsewhere without further compensation and without limitation.


Submitted materials become the sole property of Lids and MLBPA and will not be returned.  Except where prohibited by law, the Winner agrees that Lids and MLBPA have the right to use Winner’s name, likeness, voice, photograph, opinions and/or any other information provided by the Winner during the Promotion for promotional purposes, and in any media, worldwide, including but not limited to being published on, YouTube, Facebook and/or other social media sites without additional compensation or consideration.


Lids disclaims any liability resulting from problems with this Promotion caused by any failures with the hardware, software, transmission, on-line failure or lost, delayed or corrupted data transmitted by participants. Lids does not accept any liability for any damage caused to a user’s phone or peripherals due to participation in this Promotion or downloading any information necessary to participate. If Lids determines, in its sole discretion, that there is any suspected or actual electronic tampering with the Promotion or if technical difficulties compromise the integrity of the Promotion, Lids reserves the right to void the entries at issue and/or terminate the Promotion and conduct a random drawing to award the Prizes using all eligible entries received as of the termination date. In the event of a dispute regarding the identity of the person submitting an entry, the entry will be deemed to be submitted by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address or the text-messaging capable device used to enter the Promotion.


Winners waive any and all claims of liability against Lids, MLBPA Entities, Instagram, Twitter and their respective agents, affiliates, parents, subsidiaries and their respective employees, officers, directors, representatives, successors and assigns (collectively, the “Released Entities”) arising from any accident, injury, loss or damage of any kind resulting from participation in this Promotion or from acceptance or use of any of the Prizes awarded. Neither Lids nor any of the other Released Entities makes any warranty, guaranty, or representation of any kind concerning the Prizes and disclaim any implied warranty. In no event will any Released Entity be responsible or liable for any damages or losses of any kind, including direct, indirect, incidental, consequential or punitive damages out of the giveaway.  Except where prohibited, any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with the Promotion or any Prize awarded shall be resolved individually and exclusively by the appropriate state or federal court located in Indianapolis, Indiana.  Lids failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.

MLBPA, its related entities and their respective subsidiaries, affiliates, shareholders, members, trustees, officers, directors, agents, representatives and employees (collectively, the “MLBPA Entities”) will have no liability or responsibility for any claim arising in connection with participation in this Promotion or any Prize awarded. MLBPA Entities have not offered, administers, endorsed or sponsored this Contest in any way. This Promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed, or administered by, or associated with Twitter or Instagram.  Each Participant shall indemnify and hold harmless the Released Parties for any claim, liability, judgment, fee (including attorney fees and costs), expense or demand (including without limitation by a Winner’s guest) arising out of or in connection with the participation by such participant in this Promotion or its related activities; the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of, or any harm resulting from the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of the Prize; including any portion thereof, and/or violation or breach by participant of any one or more representations, warranties, terms, conditions and/or requirements contemplated in these Player Party Ticket Giveaway Official Rules.


For the name of the Winners, please send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to Lids, Player Party Ticket Giveaway, c/o W. Matis, 10555 LIDS Way, Zionsville, IN 46077.


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