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Cricket Bracket Battle Giveaway Rules

Cricket Bracket Battle Rules


We’re giving you a chance to win a new Samsung Galaxy S III Smartphone! Our promotion will run from Monday, March, 25 at 12:01am PST until Tuesday, April, 9 at 11:59pm PST. To participate, visit the “Bracket Battle” tab on the Cricket Wireless Facebook page and vote for a chance to win. 


Entering the giveaway is easy. Here's how:

  1. Visit the Cricket Wireless Facebook page “Bracket Battle” tab and vote for the phone that you think should win in a head-to-head completion (only one qualified entry per person allowed per matchup).
  2. We will randomly pick winners at the end of the promotion and email the winners/post the winners on Cricket Wireless’ Facebook page on Wednesday, April 10th.


Vote now for your chance to win!




Full Contest Rules:

Cricket Bracket Battle - Official Rules


Promotion may only be entered in or from the 50 United States, the District of Columbia and entries originating from any other jurisdiction are not eligible for entry.  This Promotion is governed exclusively by the laws of the United States.  You are not authorized to participate in the Promotion if you are not located within the United States.  


How to Enter.  During the Promotion Period (defined below), submit your vote and provide your email address on the Cricket Wireless Facebook page “Bracket Battle” tab. You will receive one (1) entry per Matchup for the Promotion Period, defined below. There will be a random drawing at the end of the Promotion Period.  Limit: One (1) entry per person, per matchup. 


The Bracket Battle consists of eight (8) Cricket smartphones in a total of seven (7) one (1) day individual Matchups (each a “Matchup”) as set forth on the chart below. All vote entries must be submitted by 11:59:59 PM PST on the last day of each Matchup listed in the chart below (each a “Matchup End Date”) in order to be eligible for the final prize drawing.  Vote entries will be carried forward from each Matchup for the final prize drawing. A maximum of seven (7) eligible entries are possible, per person, during the promotion period.


Matchup Number:

Matchup Start Date:

Matchup End Date:

Final Prize Drawing:


March 25, 2013, 12:01 AM PST

March 26, 2013, 11:59 PM PST



March 27, 2013, 12:01 AM PST

March 28, 2013, 11:59 PM PST



March 29, 2013, 12:01 AM PST

March 30, 2012, 11:59 PM PST



April  1, 2013, 12:01 AM PST

April 2, 2012, 11:59 PM PST



April  3, 2013, 12:01 AM PST

April  4, 2012, 11:59 PM PST



April  5, 2013, 12:01 AM PST

April 6, 2012, 11:59 PM PST



April 8, 2013, 12:01 AM PST

April 9, 2012, 11:59 PM PST

April 10, 2013



By entering, each entrant warrants and represents the following with respect to their Facebook account: (a) entrant is the sole and exclusive owner of the account; and (b) the information is entrant’s own and will not infringe on any rights of any third parties. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to disqualify any entries that are inappropriate for any reason, including without limitation, for depicting or mentioning sex, violence, drugs, alcohol and/or inappropriate language.   


You must be an active holder of a Facebook account to be eligible to enter this Promotion. Multiple entrants are not permitted to share the same Facebook account.  Any attempt by any entrant to obtain more than the stated number of entries by using multiple/different Facebook accounts, identities, or any other methods will void that entrant's entries and that entrant may be disqualified. Use of any automated system to participate is prohibited and will result in disqualification. In the event of a dispute as to any Facebook account, the authorized account holder of the Facebook account will be deemed to be the entrant.

The “authorized account holder” is the natural person assigned a Facebook account by Facebook.  The potential winner may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holder.


If you are unable or chose not to enter online you can do so off-line by writing in the phone matchup, your vote, and returning the entry form, or use a plain 3" X 5" piece of paper to hand print your complete name, age, and address, including zip code, and mail by first class mail to Zocalo Group c/o Brittni Ainsworth, 200 E Randolph 42nd FL, Chicago, IL 60601. Limit: One (1) off-line entry per person, per matchup. 


All entries become the sole and exclusive property of the Sponsor and receipt of entries will not be acknowledged or returned, and may be used in social media marketing materials. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, illegible, stolen, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible, misdirected, technically corrupted or garbled entries, which will be disqualified, or for problems of any kind whether mechanical, human or electronic.  Proof of submission will not be deemed to be proof of receipt by Sponsor. By entering the Promotion, entrants fully and unconditionally agree to be bound by these rules and the decisions of the judges, which will be final and binding in all matters relating to the Promotion.


2. Start/End Dates.  Promotion begins at 12:01:00 am PST on March 25, 2013 and ends at 11:59:00 am PST on April 9, 2013 (“Promotion Period”).


3. Eligibility. Participation open only to legal residents of the fifty United States and the District of Columbia, who are 18 or older as of date of entry.  Void outside of the 50 United States, the District of Columbia, and Canada and where prohibited, taxed or restricted by law.  Employees, officers and directors of Cricket Communications (“Sponsor”), and its parent company, subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, advertising and promotion agencies, manufacturers or distributors of promotion materials and their immediate families (parents, children, siblings, spouse) or members of the same household (whether related or not) of such employees, officers and directors are not eligible to enter.  You are not authorized to participate in the Promotion if you are not located within the United States or the District of Columbia.  All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply.


4. Random Drawing/Odds. Winners will be selected in a random drawing from all eligible entries received that Promotion Period on or about one day after that Promotion Period ends.  Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received for that Promotion Period drawing.  Drawing will be conducted by Zocalo Group, an independent judging organization.  By entering the Promotion, entrants fully and unconditionally agree to be bound by these rules and the decisions of the judges, which will be final and binding in all matters relating to the Promotion.


5. Prizes. Winners will be randomly selected to receive one of the following prizes:


  • Five (5) winners will receive One (1) Samsung Galaxy S III smartphone (ARV $550)


ARV of all prizes combined: $2,750. Prizes are non-transferable.  No substitutions or cash redemptions.  In the case of unavailability of any prize, Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value.  All expenses not specifically listed herein are the responsibility of winners.  Limit one (1) prize per person. 


6. Notification. Potential winners will receive an email from Sponsor through the email account used to enter the Promotion on or about one day after their entry has been selected. Potential winners will be required to respond to the email message and provide mailing address details within 7 days of receipt.  If a potential winner does not respond to the email message or provide mailing address details within the required time frame prize will be forfeited and awarded to the next runner-up. Potential winners must continue to comply with all terms and conditions of these Official Rules, and winning is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements.  Potential winners will be required to sign and return, where legal, an Affidavit of Eligibility, Liability/Publicity Release and/or rights transfer document within 7 calendar days of prize notification.  If any potential winner is considered a minor in his/her jurisdiction of residence, Affidavit of Eligibility and/or Liability/Publicity must be signed by his/her parent or legal guardian. If a potential winner cannot be contacted, or fails to complete and respond to the direct message within the required time period, if any prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, if any potential winner rejects his/her prize or in the event of noncompliance with these Promotion rules and requirements, such prize will be forfeited and may be awarded to another eligible, randomly selected entrant. Upon prize forfeiture, no compensation will be given. 


7. Conditions. BY PARTICIPATING, ENTRANTS AND WINNERS AGREE TO RELEASE AND HOLD HARMLESS SPONSOR AND THEIR ADVERTISING AND PROMOTION AGENCIES AND THEIR RESPECTIVE PARENT COMPANIES, SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, PARTNERS, REPRESENTATIVES, AGENTS, SUCCESSORS, ASSIGNS, EMPLOYEES, OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS, FROM ANY AND ALL LIABILITY, FOR LOSS, HARM, DAMAGE, INJURY, COST OR EXPENSE WHATSOEVER INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, PROPERTY DAMAGE, PERSONAL INJURY AND/OR DEATH WHICH MAY OCCUR IN CONNECTION WITH, PREPARATION FOR, TRAVEL TO, OR PARTICIPATION IN PROMOTION, OR POSSESSION, ACCEPTANCE AND/OR USE OR MISUSE OF PRIZE OR PARTICIPATION IN ANY PROMOTION-RELATED ACTIVITY AND FOR ANY CLAIMS BASED ON PUBLICITY RIGHTS, DEFAMATION, INVASION OF PRIVACY, COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT, TRADEMARK INFRINGEMENT OR ANY OTHER INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY-RELATED CAUSE OF ACTION.  Any and all federal, state and local taxes are the sole responsibility of the winners. Participation in Promotion and acceptance of prize constitutes each winner’s permission for Sponsor to use his/her name, address (city and state), likeness, photograph, picture, portrait, voice, biographical information, and/or any statements made by each winner regarding the Promotion or Sponsor for advertising and promotional purposes without notice or additional compensation, except where prohibited by law. Entrants who do not comply with these Official Rules, or attempt to interfere with this Promotion in any way shall be disqualified.  Sponsor is not responsible if Promotion cannot take place or if any prize cannot be awarded due to travel cancellations, delays or interruptions due to acts of God, acts of war, natural disasters, weather or acts of terrorism.


8. Additional Terms. Any attempted form of entry other than as set forth above is prohibited; no automatic, programmed; robotic or similar means of entry are permitted. Sponsor, its affiliates, partners and promotion and advertising agencies are not responsible for technical, hardware, software, telephone or other communications malfunctions, errors or failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, web site, Internet, or ISP availability, unauthorized human intervention, traffic congestion, incomplete or inaccurate capture of entry information (regardless of cause) or failed, incomplete, garbled, jumbled or delayed computer transmissions which may limit one’s ability to enter the Promotion, including any injury or damage to participant’s or any other person’s computer relating to or resulting from participating in this Promotion or downloading any materials in this Promotion.  Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify, extend or suspend this Promotion should (in its sole discretion) virus, bugs, non-authorized human intervention, fraud or other causes beyond its control corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness or proper conduct of the Promotion. In such case, Sponsor may select the winners from all eligible entries received prior to and/or after (if appropriate) the action taken by Sponsor. Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual it finds, in its sole discretion, to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Promotion or web site.  Sponsor may prohibit an entrant from participating in the Promotion or winning a prize if, in its sole discretion, it determines that said entrant is attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Promotion by cheating, hacking, deception, or other unfair playing practices (including the use of automated quick entry programs) or intending to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other entrants or Sponsor representatives.



9.  Use of Data.  Sponsor will be collecting personal data about entrants via online entry, in accordance with its privacy policy.  Please review the Sponsor’s privacy policy at By participating in the Promotion, entrants hereby agree to Sponsor’s collection and usage of their personal information and acknowledge that they have read and accepted Sponsor’s privacy policy. 


10. List of Winners. To obtain a list of winners, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope by April 8, 2013 to:

Brittni Ainsworth

Zocalo Group

200 East Randolph Street

Suite 4200

Chicago, IL 60601


11. Sponsor. Cricket Wireless, 6380 S. Fiddlers Green Circle, 9th Floor, Greenwood Village, CO 80111.






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