Maxim’s Bellator 170 Sweepstakes



The following Sweepstakes is intended for legal residents of the 50 United States of America and D.C. (collectively "USA"), and shall only be construed and evaluated according to New York law. Do not enter this Sweepstakes if you are not located in the USA at the time of entry. 

SPONSOR/ADMINISTRATOR:  Maxim’s Bellator 170 Sweepstakes (the "Sweepstakes") is sponsored by Bellator MMA (the "Sponsor") and administered by The Awareness Group Agency LLC "TAG", 115 W 29th Street, 7th floor, New York, NY 10001 (the "Administrator") 

ELIGIBILITY: The Sweepstakes is open and offered only to legal residents of the USA who are 21 years of age or older at the time of entry (the "Entrants"). Employees, officers and representatives of Sponsor, Bellator MMA, Administrator, Maxim Inc. (“Maxim”), and Viacom International Inc. (“VMN”), and any of their respective parent companies, affiliates, franchisees, licensees, distributors, suppliers, subsidiaries, retailers, advertising/promotion agencies (collectively, the “Sweepstakes Entities”) and members of the immediate family (mother, father, brothers, sisters, sons, daughters and spouse, regardless of where they reside) and household members of each such employee, whether or not related, are not eligible to participate. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein. Void outside of the USA, and where prohibited or restricted by law

AGREEMENT TO OFFICIAL RULES: By participating, Entrants agree to abide by and be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Administrator, which are final and binding in all matters relating to the Sweepstakes. Winning a Prize (as defined below) is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.

HOW TO ENTER: The Sweepstakes will have one Entry Period (the “Entry Period”) as follows, in Eastern Time:


Begins On: Monday, November 21, 2016 at 12:00:01 AM

Ends On: Thursday, January 6, 2017 at 11:59:59 PM

The Administrator’s database computer is the official time-keeping device for the Sweepstakes. Potential Entrants can enter the Sweepstakes during the Sweepstakes Period on the Sweepstakes entry microsite (the "Website"). At the Website, potential Entrants will be prompted to enter their information to win. Those potential Entrants who enter their information will be deemed “Eligible Entrants” and will be given the option of entering the Sweepstakes by completing the resulting Sweepstakes registration form (requesting full name, complete mailing address, email address, and phone number). Each completed Sweepstakes registration form will result in one (1) Sweepstakes entry. Limit one (1) entry per person per email address per day during the Entry Period. Administrator reserves the right to disqualify any person or e-mail address that submits more than the maximum allowed entries. 

All required information must be completed to enter and to be eligible to win. Incomplete entries will be disqualified. Proof of entering information at the Website is not considered proof of delivery to or receipt by Administrator of an entry. Entries must be made by the Entrant only at the Website. Entries made by any other individual or any entity, and/or originating at any other website or e-mail address, including, but not limited to, commercial Sweepstakes subscription notification and/or entering service sites, will be declared invalid and disqualified for this Sweepstakes. The use of automated entry devices is prohibited and no mechanically reproduced entries are allowed; all such entries are void. The Sweepstakes Entities are not responsible for: late, incomplete, delayed, undelivered, or misdirected entries. All entries become the exclusive property of Sweepstakes Entities and will not be acknowledged or returned.

GENERAL CONDITIONS: If for any reason the operation or administration of this Sweepstakes is impaired or incapable of running as planned for any reason, including but not limited to (a) infection by computer virus, bugs, (b) tampering, unauthorized intervention, (c) fraud, (d) technical failures, or (e) any other causes beyond the control of the Sweepstakes Entities which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, the Administrator reserves the right at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process, and to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes in whole or in part, at any time, without notice and award the applicable prizes using all non-suspect eligible entries received as of, or after (if applicable) this cancellation, termination, modification or suspension date, or in any manner that is fair and equitable and best conforms to the spirit of these Official Rules. Administrator reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual deemed to be (a) tampering or attempting to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or the Website; or (b) acting in violation of these Official Rules or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. 


Failure by the Sweepstakes Entities to enforce any provision of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision. In the event of a dispute as to the identity of a Winner, the winning entry will be declared by the authorized account holder of the email address submitted at time of entry. "Authorized account holder" is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, on-line service provider or other organization (e.g., business, educational, institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address.

RELEASE AND LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY: By participating in the Sweepstakes, Entrants agree to release and hold harmless the Sweepstakes Entities, their respective parents, employees, officers, directors, subsidiaries, affiliates, distributors, sales representatives, advertising and promotional agencies (collectively, the "Released Parties") from and against any claim or cause of action arising out of participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt or use or misuse of any prize, including, but not limited to: (a) any technical errors that may prevent an Entrant from submitting an entry; (b) unauthorized human intervention in the Sweepstakes; (c) printing errors; (d) errors in the administration of the Sweepstakes or the processing of entries; or (e) injury, death, or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from Entrant's participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt, use or misuse of any prize. Released Parties assume no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries. Released Parties are not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or telephone lines, computer on-line systems, servers, or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any e-mail or entry to be received by Administrator on account of technical problems, human error or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any Website, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to participant's or any other person's computer relating to or resulting from participation in this Sweepstakes or downloading any materials in this Sweepstakes. 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 Sweepstakes, and in no event shall the Released Parties be liable for attorney's fees. Entrant waives the right to claim any damages whatsoever, including, but not limited to, punitive, consequential, direct, or indirect damages.

DRAWING AND NOTIFICATION: The prize drawing will be conducted by the Administrator whose decisions are final and binding. The Prize drawing will be conducted, on or about January 6, 2017, from among all eligible entries received during the Entry Period. Odds of winning the Prize will depend on the total number of eligible entries received during the Entry Period. The Prize drawing will be conducted at the end of the Entry Period from among all eligible entries received during Entry Period. There will be one (1) Prize Winner selected (“Winner”). Odds of winning a Prize will depend on the total number of eligible entries received during Entry Period. The potential Prize Winner will be contacted by the Administrator via telephone and/or by email on or about January 6, 2017. Winner must respond within 48 hours of being notified, or will forfeit their prize and another winner will be notified.

PRIZES & PRIZE CONDITIONS: There will be one (1) Prize awarded. The Prize Winner, upon the Administrator's confirmation of eligibility, will receive a trip for two (2) people to Los Angeles, CA. The prize package includes two (2) round-trip standard economy airfare tickets from a major commercial airport in the United States, near the Winner's primary residence and to Los Angeles, CA, hotel accommodations for two (2) (single room, double occupancy); 2 tickets to see Bellator 170; and the opportunity to Meet fighter(s) and/or Bellator ring girls. The Prize package has an ARV of $7,000, which will vary depending upon departure points, ticket location, destination, seasonal airfare and hotel price fluctuations. Sponsor reserves the right to make equivalent prize substitutions at its sole discretion.

All other expenses not specifically mentioned herein, including but not limited to, airport taxes and fees, baggage fees, ground transportation, food, beverages, additional hotel amenities or fees and gratuities, are the responsibility of the Prize Winner and traveling companion. Sweepstakes Entities are not responsible for any cancellations, delays, diversions or substitutions or any act or omissions whatsoever by the air transportation carriers, hotels or other transportation companies or any other persons providing any of these services and accommodations necessitated by same. Sweepstakes Entities shall not be liable for any loss or damage to baggage and/or personal property. If actual value of prize is lower than the stated ARV when Prize is procured and fulfilled, then the difference will not be awarded. Travel, hotel, and other accommodations are subject to availability. Travel companion must be 21 years of age or older. The Prize Winner and traveling companion must travel on same itinerary. Winner must complete the trip within one (1) year from the drawing date or prize will be forfeited. Prize Winner and his/her Guest must be able to travel on dates to be determined by Administrator. Exact dates of travel to be determined at Administrator’s sole discretion. Trip must be booked at least twenty-one (21) days prior to departure. Trip is subject to availability and blackout dates. Travel must be round trip. Administrator will determine airline and flight itinerary in its sole discretion. No refund or compensation will be made in the event of the cancellation or delay of any flight. Travel is subject to the terms and conditions set forth in this Sweepstakes, and those set forth by the Administrator’s airline carrier of choice as detailed in the passenger ticket contract.

If Prize winner resides within a one hundred (100) mile radius of the greater Los Angeles area, in lieu of the round trip air transportation portion of the Prize, Prize winner and Guest will receive round-trip limousine transportation for winner and his/her Guest from winner’s residence to the hotel. No compensation will be awarded in lieu of the difference in the ARV for the Prize for a local resident and the ARV for the Prize Winner who is not a local resident. 

By accepting a Prize, the Prize Winner agree to release and hold harmless the Released Parties, each of their related companies, and each of their respective officers, directors, employees, shareholders, and agents from and against any claim or cause of action arising out of participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt or use or misuse of the Prize. The potential Prize Winner must sign and return to the Administrator, within ten (10) days of the date of notice or attempted notice is sent, an Affidavit of Eligibility, Liability & Publicity Release in order to claim his/her prize. Note: The Affidavit sent to a potential Prize Winner will require that the Winner provide their Social Security Number to the Administrator, which will be used solely for tax reporting purposes. The Prize Winner will be responsible for all local, state, and federal taxes associated with the receipt of their Prize. The Prize Winner must note that the value of the accepted Prize is taxable as income and an IRS Form 1099 will be filed in the name of the Winner for the value of the Prize and the Winner is solely responsible for all matters relating to the Prize after it is awarded. If a Prize or Prize notification is returned as unclaimed or undeliverable to the potential Winner, if potential Winner cannot be reached via phone within 48 hours from the first notification attempt, or if potential Prize Winner fails to return requisite document(s) within the specified time period, or if potential Winner is not in compliance with these Official Rules, then such person shall be disqualified and, at Administrator’s sole discretion, an alternate Winner may be selected. 

ADDITIONAL PRIZE CONDITIONS: By accepting a Prize, where permitted by law, the Prize Winner grant to the Released Parties and those acting pursuant to the authority of Sweepstakes Entities and the Released Parties (which grant will be confirmed in writing upon Administrator's request), the right to print, publish, broadcast and use worldwide IN ALL MEDIA without limitation at any time a Winner's full name, portrait, picture, voice, likeness and/or biographical information for advertising, trade and promotional purposes without further payment or additional consideration, and without review, approval or notification.


By participating, Entrants release and agree to hold harmless the Released Parties from any and all liability for any injuries, death or losses or damages to persons or property AS WELL AS CLAIMS/ACTIONS BASED ON PUBLICITY RIGHTS, DEFAMATION, AND/OR INVASION OF PRIVACY that may arise from participating in this Sweepstakes or its related activities or the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of, or any harm resulting from the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of the Prize(s). The Prize Winner also acknowledge that Released Parties have neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to the Prize(s).

USE OF DATA: All information submitted by Entrants will be treated according to VMN’s privacy policy, available at By participating in the Sweepstakes and providing your e-mail address and any other form of personal information on the Website, Entrants hereby agree to VMN’s collection and usage of their personal information and acknowledge that they have read and accepted VMN’s privacy policy.

DISPUTES: By entering the Sweepstakes, Entrants agree that (1) Any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or connected with the Sweepstakes, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; (2) Any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering the Sweepstakes but in no event attorneys' fees; and (3) Under no circumstances will any Entrant be permitted to obtain any award for, and Entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental or consequential damages and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the Entrants and Sweepstakes Entities or the Released Parties in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of New York without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of New York or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of New York. The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Official Rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. In the event that any provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable or illegal, these Official Rules shall otherwise remain in effect and be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or illegal provision were not contained herein. The value of the prizes set forth above represents Sweepstakes Entities' good faith determinations of the ARV thereof and such determinations are final and binding and cannot be appealed. If the actual value of any prize turns out to be less than the stated ARV, the difference will not be awarded in cash. 

WINNERS LIST REQUEST: To request the name, city, and state of residence of the each Prize Winner, please send an email to, by January 6, 2017.