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2009 RED SOX NATION JETS TO SPRING TRAINING SWEEPSTAKES
OFFICIAL RULES

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE DOES NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. GROUND TRANSPORTATION NOT INCLUDED.

ELIGIBILITY: 2009 Red Sox Nation Jets to Spring Training Sweepstakes (the "Sweepstakes") is open only to legal residents of Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New York, New Jersey or Pennsylvania who are eighteen (18) years of age or older at the time of entry (except in the case of legal residents of certain states where the age of majority is greater than eighteen (18) years of age, such age of majority). Employees, officers and directors (including immediate family members (spouse, parent, child, sibling and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and members of the same household, whether or not related) of JetBlue Airways Corporation ("JetBlue"), the Boston Red Sox (the "Sponsor"), the other MLB Entities and each of their respective parents, subsidiaries, licensees, distributors, dealers, retailers, printers, affiliated companies, prize suppliers, and advertising and promotion agencies and any and all other companies associated with the Sweepstakes are not eligible to participate or win a prize. The "MLB Entities" shall mean the Office of the Commissioner of Baseball, its Bureaus, Committees, Subcommittees and Councils, MLB Advanced Media, L.P., ("MLBAM" or "MLB.com") Major League Baseball Enterprises, Inc., Major League Baseball Properties, Inc., the Major League Baseball Clubs, Tickets.com, Inc., SportsOnEarth, LLC and each of their subsidiaries or affiliated entities, any entity which, now or in the future, controls, is controlled by, or is under common control with the Major League Baseball Clubs or the Office of the Commissioner of Baseball, and the directors, officers, employees and agents of the above entities. Subject to the terms of these Official Rules, proof of eligibility, including age and residency, may be required. The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state, local laws, rules and regulations. The Sweepstakes is void outside the states listed above and where prohibited or restricted by law, rule or regulation.

HOW TO ENTER: The Sweepstakes begins at 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time ("ET") on Friday, February 27, 2009 and ends at 5:00 p.m. ET on Wednesday, March 11, 2009 ("Entry Period"). There are two ways to enter: (1) online or (2) by mail. No other method of entry will be accepted. Limit one (1) entry per person/e-mail address/household, regardless of method of entry.

  1. ONLINE METHOD: During the Entry Period, members of Red Sox Nation (as defined on redsoxnation.com) who wish to enter the Sweepstakes must go to the Red Sox National Citizens-only section of redsoxnation.com to access the online entry form for the Sweepstakes. By successfully transmitting a completed online entry form as directed, such participants will receive one (1) entry in the Sweepstakes. All information submitted online by entrants is subject to, and will be treated in a manner consistent with, MLB.com's Terms of Use accessible at: http://mlb.mlb.com/mlb/official_info/about_mlb_com/terms_of_use.jsp and Privacy Policy accessible at: www.mlb.com/privacy. 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 may be given the option to receive (a) commercial e-mails from redsox.com and/or MLB.com and/or (b) mobile text messages and updates from MLB.com; however, eligibility to participate in the Sweepstakes is not dependent upon entrant's consent to receive such e-mails or mobile text messages and updates. Standard messaging rates apply to mobile text messages and updates. Check with your mobile service provider for more information.
  2. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY MAIL-IN METHOD: If you do not wish to purchase a 2009 Red Sox Nation citizenship or enter online, you may enter the Sweepstakes for free by hand-printing your full name, address, city, state and zip code, day & evening telephone numbers (including area code), date of birth and e-mail address (optional) on a 3"x5" postcard and mailing it in an envelope with proper postage affixed to: The Boston Red Sox, ATTN: 2009 Red Sox Nation Jets to Spring Training Sweepstakes, 4 Yawkey Way, Boston, MA 02215. Sponsor will use e-mail addresses provided via the Mail-in entry method for prize notification purposes only; however, eligibility to participate in the Sweepstakes is not dependent upon entrant providing an email address. In the event entrant does not provide an email address and is selected as a potential winner, the entrant shall be notified by telephone. Mail-in entries must be postmarked by Wednesday, March 11, 2009 and received by Sponsor by Monday, March 16, 2009 to be eligible. Mail-in entries become the property of the Sponsor and will not be returned.

RANDOM DRAWING: The potential winner of the Sweepstakes (the "Winner") will be selected by random drawing on or about March 16, 2009 from among all eligible entries received by the Sponsor or MLBAM, as applicable. The odds of winning the Prize depend on the total number of eligible entries received during the Entry Period. The decisions of the Sponsor are final and binding on all matters relating to this Sweepstakes. Limit one (1) Prize per person, family or household.

PRIZE: One (1) Prize will be awarded. The Winner will receive:

  1. Two (2) roundtrip coach class air tickets for travel on JetBlue Airways by Winner and one (1) guest (the "Guest") who must travel together on the same itinerary from Logan International Airport in Boston, MA to Southwest Florida International Airport in Fort Myers, FL on Friday, March 20, 2009 and return Sunday, March 22, 2009 (the "Flights;" Estimated Retail Value ("ERV") of Flights is $598.00).
  2. Two (2) tickets for Winner and Guest to attend the Boston Red Sox versus Pittsburgh Pirates Spring Training exhibition game at City of Palms Park in Ft. Myers, FL on March 20, 2009 at 1:05 p.m. ET and two (2) tickets for Winner and Guest to attend the Boston Red Sox versus Philadelphia Phillies Spring Training exhibition game at City of Palms Park in Ft. Myers, FL at 1:05 p.m. ET on March 22, 2009 (collectively, the "Tickets;" ERV of Tickets is $92.00). Exact seat locations of Tickets shall be determined in the sole and absolute discretion of the Sponsor.
  3. Two (2) nights (March 20 and March 21, 2009) standard, double occupancy room accommodations for Winner and Guest at the Crown Plaza hotel in Ft. Myers, FL (the "Hotel Stay;" ERV of Hotel Stay is $400.00).

((a), (b), and (c), collectively, the "Prize"). Total ERV of Prize: $1090.00

TRANSPORTATION TO/FROM CITY OF PALMS PARK NOT INCLUDED. TRANSPORTATION TO/FROM LOGAN INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT AND SOUTHWEST FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT NOT INCLUDED.

The Winner is fully responsible for any and all applicable federal, state and local taxes (including income and withholding taxes). All costs and expenses associated with Prize acceptance and use not specified herein as being provided, including but not limited to lodging, transportation costs, meals, gratuities and other expenses incurred by accepting the Prize are the sole responsibility of the Winner. Winner's companions must be of legal age of majority in their jurisdictions of residence, unless accompanied by a parent or guardian. Major League Baseball game, event and exhibition dates and times are determined in the sole discretion of the Office of the Commissioner of Baseball and/or the applicable Major League Baseball Club, as applicable, and may be subject to change. The terms and conditions of the tickets awarded as prizes will govern in the event a legal game, event or exhibition, as defined by Major League Baseball, is not played due to weather, an act of God, an act of terrorism, civil disturbance or any other reason. Winner and his/her guest(s) agree to comply with all applicable ballpark regulations in connection with the Prize. Sponsor and the applicable MLB Entities reserve the right to remove or to deny entry to Winner and/or his/her guest(s), as applicable, who engage(s) in a non-sportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person at the game, event or exhibition. Released Parties (defined below) will not be responsible for Acts of God, acts of terrorism, civil disturbances, work stoppage or any other natural disaster outside their control that may cause the cancellation or postponement of any Major League Baseball game, event or exhibition.

Value of Flights may vary depending upon airfare fluctuations at the time of travel. Winner and his/her Guest will be solely responsible for proper travel documentation and any and all meals, ground transportation, gratuities, travel upgrades, personal incidentals and any other travel-related expenses not expressly specified as a part of the Flights. Flights are valid only for use by Winner and his/her Guest, are not redeemable for cash, and may not be transferred by any means, including but not limited to sale, barter, or trade on auction websites. Winner and Guest must depart on Friday, March 20, 2009 and return on Sunday, March 22, 2009 or Flights component of Grand Prize may be forfeited. Flights are valid only for round trip on JetBlue Airways between BOS and RSW; no substitutions or deviations with respect to origin or destination will be allowed. Winner and Guest must depart on same travel itinerary and return on same travel itinerary and will be responsible for all necessary travel authorizations and travel insurance, if any. Flights are subject to availability and certain restrictions, and seats may not be available on all flights. Winner and Guest are subject and entitled to all provisions of JetBlue's Contract of Carriage except those regarding denied boarding compensation and the Passenger's Bill of Rights. Travel is not eligible for TrueBlue points. Winner and Guest are solely responsible for any applicable fees, service charges, surcharges or passenger facility charges, and all insurance, federal, state and local taxes, if any, and any other unspecified expenses associated with acceptance or use of Flights. JetBlue is not liable for any expenses incurred as a consequence of a flight cancellation or flight delay. Schedules subject to change without notice. JetBlue reserves the right to deny boarding to passengers without the proper documentation. Other restrictions apply.

The Prize is non-transferable and non-assignable, with no cash redemptions allowed except at Sponsor's sole and absolute discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute the Prize (or portion thereof) with a prize of comparable or greater value at its sole and absolute discretion.

NOTIFICATION: The potential winner will be notified by e-mail, telephone and/or mail (in the sole discretion of Sponsor and/or MLBAM, as applicable) (the "Prize Notification"). In the event that any potential Winner does not respond to any such Prize Notification within three (3) days of the date of such issuance, a disqualification will result and prize will be forfeited, at Sponsor's sole discretion, and time permitting, an alternate potential winner may be chosen from among all remaining eligible entries. The potential winner may be required to submit his/her valid social security number and/or other identification to Sponsor and may be required to execute, have notarized and return an Affidavit of Eligibility and Release of Liability and, unless prohibited by law, Publicity, within five (5) days of the date of such issuance. Failure to submit any identification required by Sponsor or to return the required documents within the specified time period, noncompliance with these Official Rules or the return of any prize or Prize Notification as undeliverable may result in disqualification and the Prize will be forfeited and, at Sponsor's sole discretion and, time permitting, may cause an alternate potential Winner to be chosen from among all remaining eligible entries.

WAIVER OF LIABILITY/PUBLICITY RELEASE: 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 against JetBlue, the Sponsor, the other MLB Entities and each of their respective parents, affiliated companies, subsidiaries, officers, directors, employees, agents, 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") for any injury, damage or loss that may occur, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from the participation in the Sweepstakes or from the receipt or use of any Prize or any travel or activity related to the receipt or use of any Prize. The Winner, by acceptance of the Prize, grants to Sponsor, MLBAM and each of their respective designees the right to publicize such Winner's name, address (city and state of residence), photograph, voice, statements and/or other likeness and prize information in any media now known or hereafter devised, throughout the world, in perpetuity, without limitation and without additional compensation or consideration, notification or permission, unless prohibited by law.

GENERAL CONDITIONS: Released Parties are not responsible for stolen, late, incomplete, inaccurate, misdirected, lost, damaged, delayed, incomplete, postage-due or garbled entries, email or mail; or for lost, 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 problems of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic, network, computer, 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 Prize or in any Sweepstakes-related materials, or the cancellation or postponement of any Major League Baseball game, event or exhibition. Released Parties are also not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by website users, tampering, hacking, or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes. Released Parties are not responsible for injury or damage to participants' 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. 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, MLBAM or their respective agents. Sponsor 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. All disputes will be resolved under applicable U.S. laws in the County of New York, state of New York. Sponsor's failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.

Sponsor and MLBAM reserve the right, in their sole discretion, to cancel or suspend the Sweepstakes (or any portion thereof) should virus, bugs, unauthorized human intervention, or other causes corrupt administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper operation of the Sweepstakes (or any portion thereof). In the event of cancellation, Sponsor may elect to identify 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.

CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE CONTENT OR LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR AND MLBAM WILL DISQUALIFY ANY SUCH ENTRANT AND RESERVE THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS' FEES) AND OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY SUCH ENTRANT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

Entries generated by a script, macro or other mechanical or automated means will be disqualified. All online entries must include a valid e-mail address for the entrant. In case of multiple entries received from any person or email address or household, only the first entry received from such person or email address or household will be considered. In the event of dispute as to the identity or eligibility of any winner 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 Internet service 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.

WINNER'S LIST: For a list of the Winner (available after March 30, 2009), mail a self-addressed stamped envelope to: The Boston Red Sox, ATTN: 2009 Red Sox Nation Jets to Spring Training Sweepstakes, 4 Yawkey Way, Boston, MA 02215. Winner's list requests must be received by June 1, 2009.

SPONSOR: The Sponsor of this Sweepstakes is The Boston Red Sox Baseball Club Limited Partnership, Fenway Park, 4 Yawkey Way, Boston, MA 02215.

Major League Baseball trademarks and copyrights are proprietary to the MLB Entities. All rights reserved. "JetBlue" is a registered trademark of JetBlue Airways Corporation.