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By entering this promotion, entrants accept and agree to be bound by these official rules. Any violation of these rules may result in disqualification. All decisions of the judges regarding this promotion are final and binding in all respects.


Grand Prize (one winner):


The Arlington CVB reserves the right to not select a winner or winners if entries are received judged to be of insufficient quality. If a winning entrant is unable to be contacted within 24 hours, the video competition reserves the right to offer the prize to the contestant with the next best entry.

2. PROMOTION PERIOD. Promotion begins 3-3-16 with the entry deadline being 12:00 pm CST on 3-17-16 when all entries must be received through WITH hashtag #WWEinArlingtonTX or sent to via All entries received after this time will not be considered. Winner will be chosen, contacted and announced by the end of the day on 3-24-16.

3. ELIGIBILITY. The “WWE in Arlington” Video Contest is open to the public.

This sweepstakes (the "promotion") is only open to residents of the 48 Contiguous United States and District of Columbia who are at least 18 years old as of the date of entry, except officers, directors, members, shareholders, and employees of the Sponsor, City of Arlington, Office of Economic Development and Tourism, the judging organization (if applicable), or any other party associated with the development or administration of this promotion, and the immediate family (i.e., parents, children, siblings, spouse), and persons residing in the same household, as such individuals. This promotion is void outside the 48 United States, the District of Columbia, and where prohibited.


The theme of the contest is “WWE in Arlington” is to submit an up to15-second video via Instagram or up to a minute video if submitting through All videos must be publicly viewable on Instagram with the hashtag #WWEinArlingtonTX. Other formats or submission methods (YouTube, DVD, USB drive, direct email, Dropbox or Vine) will not be accepted.

Videos must contain only original material. Submissions cannot contain copyrighted material unless you have authorization proof to use them, or provide adequate credit. When filming people, excluding self, participants must ensure the subjects have given their consent.

Violence, excessive profanity, sexually explicit content, libel and/or attacks on individuals or organizations may not be depicted in any form. Videos should not invade privacy, reveal other people’s personal information or display predatory behavior. Videos must not contain material that promotes intolerance, harassment, intimidation, racism, hatred, or harm against any group, individual or organization or promote discrimination based on race, gender, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age. Any video violating any of the above prohibited criteria will be immediately removed from competition.

The Arlington CVB reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify and delete/report any entry it deems offensive, inappropriate, derogatory and libelous, or not in keeping with the competition theme or that is otherwise not in compliance with the official contest rules. All video submissions must be uploaded to Instagram WITH hashtag #WWEinArlingtonTX or sent to via during the promotion period. Contestants must comply with all rules to be eligible to participate in the competition. If submitting as a group, designate one representative to be the contact person who will be collecting the prize. All entries become the property of the sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned. Limit: One entry per individual/duo/group during the promotion period. All entrant information, including e-mail addresses, is subject to the respective Privacy Policy of the applicable sponsor.

5. WINNER SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION. Winner selection will be conducted based on solely on the sponsor’s decision. Each video will be judged based on theme and creativity/originality.

Any potential winner will be notified via Instagram initially or thru a valid email address.  If a potential winner is contacted and does not contact ACVB PR ( within 24 hours after prize notification, such potential winner forfeits all rights to win the promotion or receive the prize, and an alternate potential winner will be selected. Upon contacting a potential winner and determining that he/she has met all eligibility requirements of the promotion, including without limitation the execution of required waivers, publicity and liability releases and disclaimers, such individual will be declared the "winner" of the promotion. The winner’s first name and last initial will be posted to and all relevant ACVB/City of Arlington social media channels within 24 hours of choosing a winner.

6. TAXES. All federal, state and/or local income and other taxes, if any, are the winner's sole responsibility.

7. ODDS OF WINNING. The odds of winning this promotion will initially depend on entries, from that we will be choosing two winners to advance to a “Facebook Smackdown” which will be based on votes or “likes” the opposing videos will receive. Whoever has the highest amount of genuine likes will be named the winner.

8. NO PRIZE TRANSFER OR SUBSTITUTION. No prize or any portion thereof is transferable or redeemable for cash. Any portion of the prize that is not used is forfeited. No substitutions for prize except by sponsor, in which case a prize of equal or greater value will be substituted.

9. CONSENT AND RELEASE. By entering the promotion, each entrant releases and discharges the sponsor, City of Arlington, Office of Economic Development and Tourism, judging organization (if applicable), and any other party associated with the development or administration of this promotion, their parent, subsidiary, and affiliated entities, and each of their respective officers, directors, members, shareholders, employees, independent contractors, agents, representatives, transferees and assigns (collectively, "Sponsor Entities"), from any and all liability whatsoever in connection with this promotion, including without limitation legal claims, costs, injuries, losses or damages, demands or actions of any kind (including without limitation personal injuries, death, damage to, loss or destruction or property, rights of publicity or privacy, defamation, or portrayal in a false light) (collectively, "Claims"). Except where prohibited: (i) acceptance of a prize constitutes the consent of any winner, without further compensation, to use the name and likeness of such winner for editorial, advertising and publicity purposes by the sponsor or others authorized by the sponsor; (ii) acceptance of a prize constitutes a release by any winner of the Sponsor Entities of any and all claims in connection with the administration of this promotion and the use, misuse, or possession of any prize; (iii) any potential winner may be required to sign an affidavit of eligibility (including social security number) and a liability/publicity release; and (iv) if prize involves travel or activities, any potential winner and travel companion (if applicable) may be required to execute releases of the Sponsor from any and all liability with respect to participation in such travel/activities and/or use of the prize. Affidavits and releases must be returned within 48 hours from the date that Sponsor first tries to notify the potential winner. If winner is deemed to be a minor under the jurisdiction of his/her residence, the prize will be awarded in the name of his/her parent or legal guardian who must execute the necessary affidavit and release and, if applicable, must accompany winner (no additional travel expenses will be awarded should a parent or legal guardian be required to accompany the winner).

10. DISCLAIMERS. (i) Entries that are lost, late, misdirected, incorrect, garbled, or incompletely received, for any reason, including by reason of hardware, software, browser, or network failure, malfunction, congestion, or incompatibility at Sponsor's servers or elsewhere, will not be eligible. In the event of a dispute, entries will be deemed submitted by the authorized account holder at the time of entry. "Authorized account holder" is defined as the natural person who is assigned to a personally-chosen handle by that is responsible for assigning and creating posts or email address responsible for assigning files to using . (ii) Sponsor, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify any person tampering with the entry process or the operation of the contest thru email or social media. Use of bots or other automated process to enter is prohibited and may result in disqualification at the sole discretion of Sponsor. (iii) Sponsor further reserves the right to cancel, terminate or modify the promotion if it is not capable of completion as planned, including by reason of infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, force majeure or technical failures of any sort. (iv) Sponsor Entities are not responsible for errors in the administration or fulfillment of this promotion, including without limitation mechanical, human, printing, distribution or production errors, and may modify or cancel this promotion based upon such error at its sole discretion without liability. (v) SPONSOR ENTITIES MAKE NO WARRANTIES, REPRESENTATIONS OR GUARANTEES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, IN FACT OR IN LAW, AS REGARDS THIS PROMOTION OR THE MERCHANTABILITY, QUALITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE REGARDING ANY PRIZE OR ANY COMPONENT OF ANY PRIZE. (vi) CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS PROMOTION MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND/OR CIVIL LAWS, AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK REMEDIES AND DAMAGES (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ATTORNEYS' FEES) FROM ANY SUCH ENTRANT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW, INCLUDING CRIMINAL PROSECUTION.

11. APPLICABLE LAWS AND JURISDICTION. This promotion is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Issues concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules shall be governed by the laws of the State of Texas. All disputes arising out of or connected with this promotion will be resolved individually, and without resort to class action, exclusively by a state or federal court located in Arlington, Texas. Should there be a conflict between the laws of the State of Texas and any other laws, the conflict will be resolved in favor of the laws of the State of Texas. All judgments or awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket damages (excluding attorneys' fees) associated with participation in this promotion and shall not include any indirect, punitive, incidental and/or consequential damages.

12. SPONSORSHIP. This promotion is sponsored by The Arlington Convention & Visitors Bureau, 1905 E Randol Mill Rd, Arlington, Texas 76011 (individually and collectively, the "Sponsor.”)