San Jose Earthquakes – Allstate® “Be A VIP” Sweepstakes




Participation in the San Jose Earthquakes – Allstate® Be A VIP (the “Sweepstakes”) constitutes your (the “Entrant”) agreement to be bound by these San Jose Earthquakes – Allstate Sweepstakes Official Rules (the “Official Rules”). Sponsor reserves the right to modify these Official Rules for clarification purposes without materially affecting the terms and conditions of the Sweepstakes.

A.   SWEEPSTAKES PERIOD: The Sweepstakes begins at 12:00 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time (“PDT”) on September 27, 2021 and ends at 11:59 p.m. PDT on October 15, 2021 (“Entry Period”). The clock of the Sponsor will be the official time keeper for this Sweepstakes.

B.    ELIGIBILITY: The Sweepstakes is open to legal residents who live within a seventy-five (75) mile radius of PayPal Park, located at 1123 Coleman Avenue, San Jose, California 95110 (the “Territory”) who are of legal age of majority in the jurisdiction in which they reside (and at least 18 years old) at the time of entry. Employees, officers, contractors, and directors (including immediate family members (spouse, parent, child and sibling and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and members of the same household, whether or not related) of Earthquakes Soccer LLC dba the San Jose Earthquakes (“Club”) or Allstate Insurance Company (together with the Club, the “Sponsor”), Major League Soccer, L.L.C. (“MLS”), and Soccer United Marketing, LLC (“SUM” and collectively with Sponsor and MLS, the “MLS Entities”) and each of their respective parents, affiliated companies, subsidiaries, licensees, distributors, dealers, retailers, printers and advertising and promotion agencies, and any and all other companies associated with the Sweepstakes are not eligible to participate or win a prize.

C.   HOW TO ENTER: Online entry only. No other method of entry will be accepted. Limit one (1) total entry per person/e-mail address regardless of method of entry. All entries must include a valid e-mail address for the Entrant. In case of multiple entries received from any person or e-mail address, only the first entry received from such person, e-mail address or household will be considered. In the event of a dispute as to the identity or eligibility of a Winner (as defined below) based on an e-mail address, the winning entry will be declared made by the “Authorized Account Holder” of the e-mail address submitted at the time of entry provided he/she is eligible according to these Official Rules. The “Authorized Account Holder” is defined as the natural person to whom the applicable ISP, email provider or other organization (such as a business or educational institution) has assigned the e-mail address for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address.

During the Entry Period, go to

and click on the banners, buttons and/or links to access the online entry form for the Sweepstakes. By submitting your completed online entry form as directed, you will receive one (1) entry in the Sweepstakes. Entrants must fully complete and submit all non-optional data requested on the online entry form to be eligible. Incomplete entries are void. Online Entrants to the Sweepstakes will be given the option to receive commercial e-mails from Sponsor and MLS Entities; however, opting out of such communications shall in no way restrict an Online Entrant’s eligibility to participate in the Sweepstakes or reduce odds of winning.

D.   RANDOM DRAWING: On or about October 15, 2021, the prize winner (“Winner”) will be selected by random drawing from among all eligible entries compliant with the Official Rules received. The decisions of Sponsor are final and binding on all matters relating to this Sweepstakes. Odds of winning depend on the total number of eligible entries received during the Entry Period. Limit one (1) prize per person.

E.   PRIZE: There will be one (1) Winner. The Winner, upon confirmation of eligibility, will receive a virtual meet-and-greet with San Jose Earthquakes goalkeepers: JT Marcinkowski, Daniel Vega, and Matt Bersano, and two customized San Jose Earthquakes jersey (the “Prize”). Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of Prize: $1,000. Total ARV of all Prizes: $1,000.

The Prize is non-transferable and non-assignable, with no cash redemptions or substitutions except at Sponsor’s sole and absolute discretion. Language and customization of a Prize is subject to such additional terms and limitations as Sponsor might promulgate from time to time, in its sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute the Prize (or portion thereof) with one of comparable or greater value, at its sole and absolute discretion. All federal, state and local taxes are the sole responsibility of winner.

If any guest of prize winner is deemed a minor in his/her state of residence, winner must be minor’s parent/legal guardian or minor guest must be accompanied by his/her parent/legal guardian who will count as one of the allotted guests.

F.    NOTIFICATION: By entering this Sweepstakes, each Entrant gives his/her express permission to be contacted by the Sponsor by telephone, e-mail, and/or postal mail for Sweepstakes purposes, and acknowledges that such notification may come from an Allstate agent. Each potential winner must continue to comply with the Official Rules. Winning is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements. Each Winner will be notified at the provided e-mail, mail and/or telephone (in the sole discretion of Sponsor and/or the applicable MLS Entity, as applicable) by the Sponsor (the “Prize Notification”). In the event that any Winner does not respond to any such notification within forty-eight (48) hours of the date of issuance, or declines the Prize for any reason, a disqualification will result, the Prize will be forfeited and, at Sponsor’s sole discretion and time permitting, an alternate Winner may be chosen from among all remaining eligible entries. Each Winner may be required to submit his/her valid social security number (if applicable) and/or other identification to Sponsor and will be required to execute, have notarized, and return an Affidavit of Eligibility and Release of Liability and, unless prohibited by law, Release of Publicity, within three (3) days of date of issuance. A disqualification will result, the Prize will be forfeited and, at Sponsor’s sole discretion and time permitting, an alternate Winner may be randomly selected from among all remaining eligible entries if all required documents are not properly executed and returned within the specified period of time. Refusal or return of such documents as non-deliverable or Winner’s noncompliance with these Official Rules will also result in disqualification and forfeiture of the Prize and, at Sponsor’s sole discretion and time permitting, may cause an alternate Winner to be selected from among all remaining eligible entries.

G.   WAIVER OF LIABILITY: By participating in the Sweepstakes and submitting an entry, each Entrant agrees to (i) be bound by these Official Rules, including all entry requirements, and (ii) waive any and all claims or cause of action against the Sponsor, the MLS Entities, and each of their respective parents, affiliated companies, subsidiaries, licensees, distributors, dealers, retailers, printers, representatives and advertising and promotion agencies, and any and all other companies associated with the Sweepstakes, and all of their respective officers, directors, employees, agents and representatives (collectively, “Released Parties”) arising out of participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt or use of any prize, including, but not limited to: (a) interrupted or unavailable network, server, Internet Service Provider (“ISP”), website, or other connections, availability or accessibility or miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, telephone or cable transmissions, lines, or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties, or other errors or difficulties of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic, computer, network, typographical, printing or otherwise relating to or in connection with the Sweepstakes, including, without limitation, errors or difficulties 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, (b) incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by website users, tampering, hacking, or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes; (c) late, lost, stolen, incomplete, illegible, misdirected, damaged, garbled, delayed, or undelivered mail, inaccurate, postage-due or garbled entries, via e-mail or mail; (d) injury or damage to Entrants' or to any other person's computer related to or resulting from participating in this Sweepstakes or downloading materials from or use of the website; (e) injury or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from Entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt of any prize; and (f) any travel or activity related to the receipt or use of any Prize (or any portion thereof).

H.   INFORMATION SHARING: Sponsor will be collecting personal data about Entrants in accordance with its privacy policy. Please review the relevant privacy policies at and By participating in the Sweepstakes, Entrants hereby agree to Sponsor’s collection and usage of their personal information and acknowledge that they have read and accepted Sponsor’s privacy policies. Entrants who consent to sharing their provided information with the Sponsor will be eligible to receive information regarding the Sponsor through mail, electronic transmission, and other forms of telecommunication. Entrants to the Sweepstakes may be given the option to receive communications including, but not limited to: (a) commercial e-mails from Sponsor and/or MLS Entities; and/or (b) phone calls, mobile text messages, and electronic updates from Sponsor and/or MLS Entities; however, eligibility to participate in the Sweepstakes is not dependent upon Entrant’s consent to receive such e-mails and/or mobile text messages and consenting to do so will not increase your chances of winning. Standard messaging rates apply. Check with your mobile service provider for more information. To stop receiving such communications, please follow any unsubscribe or “stop” prompts in the electronic communication received or send a letter to Major League Soccer, 420 Fifth Avenue, 7th Floor, New York, NY 10018-0223, Attn: Privacy Administrator/Legal Department.

I.     PUBLICITY RELEASE: Each winner, by acceptance of Prize, grants to Sponsor, the MLS Entities and each of their respective designees the right to publicize such Winner’s name, address (city and state of residence), photograph, voice, and statements and/or other likeness and prize information in any and all media now known or hereafter devised, throughout the world, in perpetuity, without additional compensation or consideration, notification or permission, unless prohibited by law.

J.    GENERAL CONDITIONS: Entries generated by a script, macro or other mechanical or automated means or by any means which subvert the entry process will be disqualified. Persons who tamper with or abuse any aspect of the Sweepstakes or website or attempt to undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes by cheating, deception, or other unfair playing practices, or intend to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other Entrant or Sponsor’s representatives or who are in violation of these Official Rules, as solely determined by Sponsor, will be disqualified and all associated entries will be void. Any attempt to deliberately damage the content or operation of this Sweepstakes is unlawful and subject to legal action by the Sponsor, the MLS Entities, and/or their respective agents. Sponsor and the MLS Entities shall have the sole right to disqualify any Entrant for violation of these Official Rules or any applicable laws relating to the Sweepstakes, and to resolve all disputes in their sole discretion. Released Parties (i) make no warranty, guaranty or representation of any kind concerning any Prize, and (ii) disclaim any implied warranty.

1.    Choice of Law: Entrant agrees that any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes or any prizes awarded shall be resolved exclusively in a court of competent jurisdiction located in the State of California and any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering the Sweepstakes, but in no event attorneys' fees. Disputes will be resolved under applicable U.S. laws in the State of California without giving effect to choose of law or conflicted law principles (whether of the State of California, or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of California. In the event of a dispute between arising out of or concerning the Sweepstakes, such dispute shall be settled by arbitration. Such arbitration shall be heard by a single arbitrator and commenced before the American Arbitration Association in San Jose, California. To the fullest extent permitted by law, Entrant hereby waives any right to a class action.

2.    Waiver/Severability: Sponsor’s failure to enforce any terms of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision. Should any provision of these Official Rules be deemed unenforceable or invalid, the other provisions of these Official Rules shall remain in full force and effect. In the event that any of the Sweepstakes are challenged by any legal or regulatory authority (including but not limited to any federal or provincial or state governmental authority), Sponsor reserves the right to discontinue or modify any or all of the Sweepstakes, as applicable, or to disqualify any participants residing in any affected geographic areas, as applicable. In such event, Sponsor shall have no liability to any participants who are disqualified due to such an action.

3.    Cancellation and/or Suspension: The Sponsor and the MLS Entities, as applicable, reserve the right, in their sole discretion, to cancel or suspend the Sweepstakes for any reason, including should virus, bugs, unauthorized human intervention, or other causes corrupt the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper operation of the Sweepstakes. In the event of cancellation, Sponsor may elect to identify the Winners and award the Prizes by way of random drawing from among all non-suspect, eligible entries received up to the time of such cancellation.

K.   WINNER’S LIST: For the name of the Winner (available after October 15, 2021), mail a self-addressed stamped envelope to: San Jose Earthquakes – Allstate Ultimate Watch Party, Winner’s List, San Jose Earthquakes, 1123 Coleman Ave., San Jose, CA 95110. Winner’s list requests must be received by October 31, 2021.

L.   SPONSOR: The Sponsor of this Sweepstakes are the San Jose Earthquakes, 1123 Coleman Ave., San Jose, CA 95110, and Allstate Insurance Company, 2775 Sanders Rd, Northbrook, IL 60062. 


The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws, rules, and regulations.

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