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Oakmont Championship VT

OAKMONT CHAMPIONSHIP

WGT VIRTUAL TOUR

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.

   1. Sponsor/Promoter.

      This Contest is sponsored by World Golf Tour, Inc., 100 California Street, 6th Floor, and San Francisco, CA 94111

For the avoidance of doubt, Apple Inc., Google Inc., and Amazon Inc., are not sponsors of, or in any way involved in, any Competitions.

   2. Eligibility.

      The OAKMONT CHAMPIONSHIP event consists of a three-round skill-based contest. In the skill-based contest, entrants compete for the best scores a three-round contest on a stroke play course.   The OAKMONT CHAMPIONSHIP event  is referred to herein as the “Promotion.”

Participation in the Contest is open to individuals who are 18 years of age or older.

 

          The odds of earning WGT Credits in Competitions depend on the number of eligible participants in and their relative skill in the Competitions. Competitions are open to individuals who are 18 years of age or older or the age of majority in the entrant's state or province/territory of residence, whichever is greater. Employees, officers, and directors of WGT and its affiliated entities, parent, subsidiaries, advertising, promotional agencies, legal advisors, their immediate family members and persons living in their same household, are not eligible to enter or participate in Competitions. Void where restricted, taxed or prohibited by law.

Monthly winners at any tier may be required to stream a round live on Twitch, or to be featured or interviewed on Golf Channel TV, with both being scheduled with WGT in advance.

 

3.  WGT VIRTUAL TOUR

WGT and the Golf Channel are excited to announce the 2019 Virtual Tour.

The Virtual Tour is a quarterly online competition, played on WGT and covered by the Golf Channel. The Tour is similar to other professional golf tours, but played online and open to all players who wish to compete. Throughout the 2019 season, WGT players will accumulate WGT Credits by competing in monthly tournaments.

WGT players in all countries at all tiers are eligible to compete in the Virtual Tour at no charge. Each monthly event includes a free virtual item from the tournament sponsor, and tournament purses will be the largest ever, starting at 100,000 WGT Credits and increasing throughout the season.

The September tournament is on Oakmont.  Everyone who enters receives a free Oakmont virtual golf ball. Players post their best score in the first round any time from 9/1 through 9/24 and then a single-play second round score from 9/25 - 9/27 and a single-play third round from 9/28 - 9/30 . The Top 70 combined scores in the Pro+ WGT Tiers will split the 250,000 WGT Credit purse.

Golf Channel will be covering the WGT Virtual Tour with weekly updates on the new Virtual Tour blog. Virtual Tour scores (including WGT usernames) will be featured on the Golf Channel leaderboards and score tickers, alongside scores from the PGA, Champions, LPGA and Asian Tours.

Monthly winners at any tier may be required to stream a round live on Twitch, or to be featured or interviewed on Golf Channel TV, with both being scheduled with WGT in advance.

   4. How To Enter.

      To enter the OAKMONT CHAMPIONSHIP log on to the website at www.wgt.com or and register to enter the OAKMONT CHAMPIONSHIP and then play and complete the designated stroke play game (the "Game") at wgt.com, where you will play a full three-rounds of 18 holes on the course. You must play and complete the first round between 12:00 am Pacific Time (in other words, California Time) ("PT") on September 1, 2019 (the "Contest Period") and 11:59 pm PT on September 24, 2019 and you will automatically be entered into the Contest (each an "entry"). Round 2 will run from Septebmer 25-27 and Round 3 will run from September 28 - 30. No Credits will be deducted from your World Golf Tour account to enter this Contest. You may play the Game as many times as you wish during the first round, but only the lowest final score received by you in a Game during each Contest Period will be recorded as your entry for the applicable Contest Period. Limit one prize per person, per email address, and per WGT user account. Entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be returned.

 

 

      The Contest Entry Period will start on Septebmer 1, 2019 and end on September 24, 2019 at 11:59 pm PT. No other methods of entry will be accepted. Electronic entries must be initiated during the Contest Period. Completed electronic entries must be transmitted and received by 11:59 pm PT on the last day of the applicable Contest Period. No other methods of entry will be accepted. Limit one entry per person, per email address, and per WGT user account per Contest Period.

 

      Use of multiple email addresses or multiple WGT user accounts to enter is prohibited. To enter, the registered user of designated WGT user account must personally play the Game or the entry will be disqualified. Use of a false email address or a false WGT user account, or an incorrect mail address will disqualify an entry. You may not allow any third party to play the Game in this Contest using your WGT user account. BY ENTERING THIS CONTEST, YOU AGREE THAT ALL SUSPECTED FRAUDULENT OR IMPROPER ENTRIES WILL BE DISQUALIFIED BY SPONSOR AT ITS SOLE DISCRETION. Sponsor is not responsible for technical, hardware or software malfunctions, lost or unavailable network connections, or failed, incorrect, inaccurate, incomplete, lost, late, misdirected, illegible, mutilated, postage-due, garbled or delayed entries or other communications or other technical problems related to entries. Sponsor and its agents and subcontractors accept no responsibility for entries lost or delayed in submission. Proof of submission is not proof of receipt. Sponsor, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify any person who tampers with the entry process or the operation of the website or the game, or who otherwise violates these rules. In the event of a dispute over who submitted an entry, the authorized subscriber of the e-mail account designated in the entrant's World Golf Tour user account will be deemed to be the entrant. Contest is void in Quebec, and where prohibited, restricted or taxed by law. All federal, state, provincial, and local laws and regulations apply.

   5.      Game Description.

 

       The OAKMONT CHAMPIONSHIP is a three-round, 54-hole stroke play contest. The first round will be an unlimited-play round which will run from September 1 - September 24, 2019.  The second round will be a single-play stroke play round running from September 25 -27, 2019 and the third round will be a single-play stroke play round running from September 28 -30, 2019 .  The total score from all three rounds will be the total score. The entrants will play 18 holes throughout the golf course in each round, and are challenged to get the ball in the hole in as few strokes as possible.  When entrant completes the three 18-hole rounds, the combined score for all rounds will comprise the entrant's final score. Entrants may play the Game as many times as they wish during the first round of the Contest Period, but only the entrant’s lowest final score received during the Contest Period will be recorded as Entrant’s entry in the Contest. The lowest scoring entrant in will be a potential winner (subject to the provision below in the event of a tie between two or more entrants, and subject to meeting eligibility and all other requirements in these Official Rules). If a winner is eligible to participate in the OAKMONT CHAMPIONSHIP but is not eligible to win a prize, the prize will be awarded to the Entrant eligible to win prizes with the next best score.

 

      In the event of a tie , the better scoring entrant between or among the tied entrants will be the entrant with the lowest combined score for the final nine (9) holes of the Game. If any ties remain, the better scoring entrant between or among the remaining tied entrants will be the entrant with the lowest combined score for the final six (6) holes for such Game. If any ties remain, the better scoring entrant between or among the remaining tied entrants will be the entrant with the lowest combined score for the final three (3) holes for such Game. If any ties remain, the better scoring entrant between or among the remaining tied entrants will be the entrant with the lowest score for the 18th hole (9th for nine hole games) in such Game, and any remaining ties will be determined by identifying the lowest scoring entrant for each individual game hole, in sequence from 17th (8th for nine hole games) through to 1st, as is necessary to determine a winner, and if any ties remain at that point, the earlier-submitted entry between or among the tied entries will be deemed the better scoring entry.

    6.      Prize

 

     The Top 70 combined scores in the Pro+ tiers will earn WGT credits.

 

 

      Prize is not transferable. No substitution of prize for cash or for other goods and services is permitted, except Sponsor reserves the right to provide a substitute prize of approximately equal or greater value if the advertised prize becomes unavailable. Prize details including color, style, and size, are at Sponsor's sole discretion. All taxes, including, without limitation, all federal, state, provincial and local taxes, and international tariffs, are the sole responsibility of the winner.

 

 

   7. Winner Selection and Notification.

 

      Each Contest Period’s winner will be determined and announced on or about fifteen (15) days following each Contest Period from all eligible entries received for the applicable Contest. The judging will be conducted by Sponsor or its designee, the judge of the Contest, whose decisions are final and binding. Potential winners will be notified on or about fifteen (15) days following the applicable Contest Period by an email sent to the email address specified in the entry and posted on the World Golf Tour website. If potential winner cannot be contacted at this email, is contacted and does not respond as directed within seven (7) days of attempted notification, refuses the prize is ineligible to accept the prize or does not otherwise comply with these Official Rules, the prize may be forfeited and awarded to an alternate winner. Potential winner may be required to complete and sign an Affidavit of Eligibility and, except where and as prohibited, a Liability Release and a Publicity Release in the form provided by Sponsor, within seven (7) days of attempted notification in order to claim the prize. Potential winners may be required to show proof of identification within seven (7) days of attempted notification, or the prize may be forfeited and awarded to an alternate winner.

Monthly winners at any tier may be required to stream a round live on Twitch, or to be featured or interviewed on Golf Channel TV, with both being scheduled with WGT in advance.

 

   8. General Terms and Conditions.

 

      By entering the Contest, entrant accepts and agrees to abide by and be bound by the terms of these Official Rules, and assumes sole liability and accepts all risk of loss for injuries, including personal injuries and/or damage to property, caused or claimed to be caused by participating in this Contest or the acceptance, possession, shipping and handling, loss, use or misuse of, or travel to or from or in connection with the Contest or any prize awarded. Sponsor has the right to cancel, terminate or modify this Contest for any reason, including if it cannot be completed as planned due to computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention or technical failures and to select winner from eligible entries received on or before the termination date. Sponsor is not responsible for any failure to contact entrants, whether due to technical or human error.

 

      By entering this Contest, entrants grant to Sponsor a worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, right and royalty-free license to use the entry, and, except where prohibited by law, entrant's first and/or last name, city and state/province of residence, photo(s), voice and/or likeness; in any and all media but solely in connection with this Contest. By entering this Contest, entrants agree (a) that Sponsor has the right to exploit and utilize entrant's first and/or last name, city and state/province of residence, photo(s), voice and/or likeness in any and all media but solely in connection with this Contest without any further attribution, notification or compensation to Entrant, except where prohibited; (b) to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the judges; and (c) to be contacted by Sponsor or its agents by telephone, mail or email regarding this Contest. By entering the Contest, entrant releases and holds harmless Sponsor and its parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, and the directors, officers, employees or agents of each from any and all liability whatsoever for any claims, costs, injuries, losses or damages of any kind (including, without limitation, claims, costs, injuries, losses or damages related to personal injuries, death, damage to, loss or destruction of property, rights of publicity or privacy, defamation or portrayal in a false light) arising out of or in connection with the Contest, the acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of any prize, or arising out of or in connection with any travel to or from any Contest or prize related activity.

 

      Any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Contest but in no event attorneys' fees; and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental, and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

 

      In the event that any provision of these Official Rules shall be unenforceable or invalid under any applicable law or be so held by applicable court decision, such unenforceability or invalidity shall not render these Official Rules unenforceable or invalid as a whole, and, in such event, such provision shall be changed and interpreted so as to best accomplish the objectives of such unenforceable or invalid provision within the limits of applicable law or applicable court decisions.

 

      Information collected from entrants is subject to Sponsor's security and privacy policy available at http://www.wgt.com.

   9. Applicable Law.

 

      The Contest is governed by the laws of the state of California applicable to contracts entered into by California residents and to be performed within such State without regard to its conflict of law provisions, with venue in San Francisco County, California.

 

   10. Winners list.

 

       A list of Contest winners is available by sending a stamped, and self-addressed envelope marked to "OAKMONT CHAMPIONSHIP - WGT VIRTUAL TOUR” 100 California Street 6th floor, San Francisco, CA 94111. Requests must be received within 30 days following the end of the Contest Period for which the Contest winner's list is requested.

 

  11. Sponsor.

 

      This Contest is sponsored by World Golf Tour, Inc., 100 California St, 6thfloor, San Francisco, CA 94111.

 

      © 2019 World Golf Tour, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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