Rant Teams Up With Verizon Wireless Offering A Chance of a Lifetime

By Dan Parzych

Rant Sports  is teaming up with Verizon Wireless to offer one of our lucky fans the chance of a lifetime. We’re giving away four tickets, a $500 gift card and an exclusive hospitality event to one winner for the 2013 TaxSlayer Gator Bowl featuring Northwestern vs. Mississippi State in Jacksonville, Florida.

To enter, Just simply visit www.rantsports.com/videos/ starting Thursday, December 13th through Thursday, December 20th and collect letters throughout the day from our unique video segments. A statement will be created through jumbled letters. On Thursday, December 20th, the first fan to respond via Twitter at #RantVZContest will be declared the winner and be on their way to sunny Jacksonville!

The letters will be revealed progressively and be found exclusively on RanterX, RantVS, RML and other video segments throughout the week. Do not miss your chance to collect all of the letters and solve the phrase to win the trip of a lifetime!

Contest Rules



1.  Eligibility

Rant Sports Announces Promotion with Verizon Wireless for Gator Bowl Ticket Giveaway (the Contest) is open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia who are at least twenty one (21) years old at the time of entry. Employees of Rant Media Network and other companies associated with the promotion of the Contest, and their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates and advertising and promotion agencies as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings, and children) and household members of each such employee are not eligible. The Contest is subject to federal, state, and local laws and regulations.

2.  Sponsor

The Contest is sponsored by Rant Media Network, located at 1441 Branding Avenue, Suite 230, Downers Grove, Illinois 60515.

3.  Agreement to Official Rules  

Participation in the Contest constitutes entrants full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding. Winning a prize is contingent upon being compliant with these Official Rules and fulfilling all other requirements set forth herein.

4.  Contest Period

The Contest begins on December 13, 2012 at 9:00 AM CST and ends on December 20, 2012 at 11:59 PM CST (the Contest Period). Entries that are submitted before or after the Contest Period will be disqualified. Submissions will be accepted for the duration of the Contest using any of the following methods: Online.

5.  How to Enter

Online: This method of entry will be available by visiting Twitter (www.twitter.com) and submitting an individual tweet to the hashtag #RantVZContest. There is no limit to how many entries you would like to submit.  All entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned.

6.  Winner Notification

The potential winners will be notified by email, mail or phone. Each potential Grand and First Prize winner (parent/legal guardian if a minor in his/her state of residence) will be required to complete, electronically sign and submit a Declaration of Compliance within five (5) days of the date notice or attempted notice is sent, in order to claim his/her prize. If a potential winner cannot be contacted, or fails to submit the Declaration of Compliance within the required time period (if applicable), or prize is returned as undeliverable, potential winner forfeits prize. Potential winners must continue to comply with all terms and conditions of these Official Rules, and winning is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements. In the event that a potential winner is disqualified for any reason, Sponsor will award the applicable prize to an alternate winner by being the next person to correctly identify the phrase using the hashtag #RantVZContest. Prizes will be fulfilled approximately 1 week after the conclusion of the Contest.

7.  Prizes

The contest winner will be receiving four tickets, a $500 gift card and an invitation to an exclusive pre-game hospitality event for the TaxSlayer Gator Bowl featuring Northwestern University and Mississippi State University on January 1, 2013 in Jacksonville, Florida.

Rant Media Network and it’s properties assume no liability in fulfilling these prizes.  Prizes will be procured through ComBlu Inc – 875 N. Michigan Ave, Suite 1340, Chicago, IL 60611.

8.  General Conditions

In the event that the operation, security, or administration of the Contest is impaired in any way for any reason, including, but not limited to fraud, virus, bug, worm, unauthorized human intervention or other technical problem, or in the event the Contest is unable to run as planned for any other reason, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, the Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, either (a) suspend the Contest to address the impairment and then resume the Contest in a manner that best conforms to the spirit of these Official Rules or (b) terminate the Contest and, in the event of termination, award the prize at random from among the eligible, non-suspect entries received up to the time of the impairment. The Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Contest or to be acting in violation of these Official Rules or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Any attempt by any person to damage the website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, the Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages (including attorneys fees) and any other remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Failure by the Sponsor to enforce any provision of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.

9.  Release and Limitations of Liability

By participating in the Contest, entrants agree to release and hold harmless the Sponsor, and each of their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, other companies associated with the Contest, and each of their respective officers, directors, employees, shareholders, representatives, and agents (the Released Parties) from and against any claim or cause of action arising out of participation in the Contest or receipt or use of the prize (including any travel or activity related thereto), including, but not limited to: (a) any technical errors associated with the Contest, including lost, interrupted or unavailable Internet Service Provider (ISP), network, server, wireless service provider, or other connections, availability or accessibility or miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, telephone, cellular tower or cable transmissions, lines, or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties; (b) unauthorized human intervention in the Contest; (c) mechanical, network, electronic, computer, human, printing or typographical errors; (d)application downloads, (e) any other errors or problems in connection with the Contest, including, without limitation, errors that may occur in the administration of the Contest, the announcement of the winner, the cancellation or postponement of the event and/or the flyover, if applicable, the incorrect downloading of the application the processing of entries application downloadsor in any Contest-related materials; or (f) injury, death, losses or damages of any kind, to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrants participation in the Contest or acceptance, receipt or misuse of the prize (including any travel or activity related thereto). Entrant further agrees that in any cause of action, the Released Parties liability will be limited to the cost of entering and participating in the Contest, and in no event shall the entrant be entitled to receive attorneys fees. Released Parties are also not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by site users, tampering, hacking, or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Contest. Entrant waives the right to claim any damages whatsoever, including, but not limited to, punitive, consequential, direct, or indirect damages.

11.  Disputes

Except where prohibited, each entrant agrees that any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, the Contest or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate court located in Illinois. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, entrants rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of the Sponsor in connection with the Contest, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of Illinois, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules, which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than Illinois.

12.  Privacy

Information collected from entrants is subject to sponsors privacy policy.


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