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Official Rules

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.  A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. 

The Benny Carter Centennial Agenda Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) is only open to legal residents of New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, and Pennsylvania age 18 and older at time of entry who are either existing subscribers of New York Magazine’s free newsletter, Agenda OR to whom this offer is addressed. Employees of the New York Media (“Sponsor”) and its subsidiaries, affiliates, retailers, advertising and promotion agencies and all other companies involved in this Sweepstakes and their immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of each are not eligible to enter.  Sweepstakes governed by U.S. law.  Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations.  Void where prohibited by law.

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To enter, follow all entry instructions in the offer to enter the Sweepstakes. Entries must be received between 09:01 AM Eastern Time ("ET") on 10/11/07 and 09:01 AM (ET) on 10/13/07 (“Sweepstakes Entry Period”). Entrants subject to all notices posted online including but not limited to privacy policy. Limit: One online entry per person. All entries and requests become Sponsor's property and will not be returned or acknowledged.  Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, damaged, or misdirected entries.

Prize(s) and Approximate Retail Value(s): $120 per ticket . Maximum ARV of all prizes: $240.

Entrants acknowledge transportation to Benny Carter Centennial  is not included in the prize and that the Benny Carter Centennial tickets prize is beyond the control of the Sponsor and is subject to being rescheduled, modified or cancelled.  In that event, the Sponsor reserves the right to, at its discretion, to reschedule the sweepstakes drawing, entry and/or end dates, modify the entry procedures, cancel the sweepstakes, substitute tickets for right to attend.

Participating entrants agree to these Official Rules and the decisions of the judges and the Sponsor, and release the Sponsor and their affiliated companies, and all other businesses involved in this Sweepstakes, as well as the employees, officers, directors and agents of each, from all claims and liability relating to their participation, acceptance and use of prize.  Winner(s) assume all liability for any injury or damage caused or claimed to be caused, by participation in this Sweepstakes or use or redemption of any prize. Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the Sweepstakes or in the announcement of the prize(s).

In the event of a dispute over the identity of an online entrant, entry will be deemed submitted by the "Authorized Account Holder" of the e-mail address submitted at time of entry. Authorized Account Holder means the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. Entry materials/data that have been tampered with or altered, or mass entries or entries generated by a script, macro or use of automated devices are void. The Sponsors are not responsible for: (i) lost, late, misdirected, damaged, or illegible entries; or (ii) error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operations or transmission, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or alterations of entry materials, or for technical, network, telephone equipment, electronic, computer, hardware or software malfunctions of any kind, or inaccurate transmission of or failure to receive entry information by Sponsors on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any web site or any combination thereof; or (ii) any injury or damage to entrant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participating in the sweepstakes. By participating in the Sweepstakes, you (i) agree to be bound by these official rules, including all eligibility requirements, and (ii) agree to be bound by the decisions of Sponsors and the independent judging organization, which are final and binding in all matters relating to the Sweepstakes.  Failure to comply with these official rules may result in disqualification from the Sweepstakes.  Sponsors reserves the right to: (i) permanently disqualify from any sweepstakes it sponsors any person it believes has intentionally violated these official rules; and (ii) withdraw the Sweepstakes if it becomes technically corrupted, (including if a computer virus or system malfunction inalterably impairs its ability to conduct the Sweepstakes), and to select winner(s) from among all eligible entries received prior to withdrawal.

Legal Warning: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN individual, whether or not an ENTRANT, TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE, destroy, tamper or vandalize this WEB SITE OR interfere with the OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES, IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL and CIVIL LAWS and SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES and diligently pursue all remedies against ANY SUCH individual TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

Sponsor: New York Media, 75 Varick St. New York NY 10013

For a winners list, (available after 10/23/07), visit nymag.com/winners

By entering, you may be contacted by the Sponsor and/or any promotional partner(s) with future promotional offers.  Information provided by you to participate in this Sweepstakes is subject to the Sponsor's privacy policy located at nymag.com/newyork/privacy and by the privacy policies of any promotional partner(s).