No purchase necessary. Submissions must use baseball-related sounds and be acoustic (no singing). Submissions should be no more than 30 seconds long. Multiple submissions are acceptable. All submissions must be original.
Submissions must be free of obscenity, drug, violence and gang references. Entrants are responsible for paying applicable licensing fees when using/purchasing sound samples that are not public domain. Any submissions we feel might contain copyrighted material will not be considered for the grand prize.
You must be 13 years of age or older at time of entry to be eligible for this contest. You must be 18 years of age or older at time of entry to claim prize. If winner is under 13 years of age, a parent or legal guardian over the age of 18 can claim the prize on entrant's behalf. This contest is void where prohibited by law.
Winner will be notified by email and/or phone. If a winner is unreachable after five (5) days, or if that winner is unavailable for prize fulfillment, an alternate winner will be selected. If STLtoday.com cannot find an eligible winner for the prize, that prize will not be awarded.
GRAND PRIZE: One grand prize winner will be selected by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch/STLtoday.com staff from the top five submissions (based on total vote tallies submitted online by readers). In the event of a tie for the top-five submissions, all tied entries will be considered for the Grand Prize. Grand Prize includes:
- 4 (four) tickets to a St. Louis Cardinals home game in the all-inclusive Cardinals Club seats (aka the "Green Seats"), including an unlimited buffet and in-seat food and beverage service during the game. Game date is August 21, 2012 (7:15 p.m.). Date and time of game subject to change.
- Approximate retail value of prize is $950
Automated voting of any kind is not allowed. Detection of said automated voting will lead to votes being voided.
Only one registered account per voter. If multiple accounts are detected for a single voter, they will be disabled and votes disqualified.
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch/STLtoday.com reserves the right to substitute any prize with another prize of equal or greater value.
Submission deadline is July 7, 2012 at midnight. Voting deadline is July 22, 2012 at midnight. Deadlines subject to change.
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch/STLtoday.com reserves the right to restrict the winners to only persons whose primary residence is within a 60 mile radius of The St. Louis Post-Dispatch/STLtoday.com's office.
Employees of STLtoday.com, UPICKEM, the St. Louis Cardinals, and their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising sponsors and promotional agencies, and the immediate family members of each, are not eligible.
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The St. Louis Post-Dispatch/STLtoday.com, UPICKEM, and/or the St. Louis Cardinals may use the Entry, name, photograph, likeness and/or prize information for promotional purposes in commerce and in all media worldwide now known or hereinafter developed without time limitation and without further compensation, except where prohibited. Submission of a Contest Entry grants the St. Louis Post-Dispatch/STLtoday.com, UPICKEM, and/or the St. Louis Cardinals and their respective agents the right to publish, use, adapt, edit and/or modify the Entry in any way, in commerce and in any and all media worldwide now known or hereinafter invented, without time limitation and without further consideration to the Entrant. Submission of any Entry further constitutes the Entrant's (or his/her parent's or guardian's) consent to irrevocably assign and transfer to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch/STLtoday.com, UPICKEM, and/or the St. Louis Cardinals, any and all rights, title and interest in and to the Entry, including, without limitation, all intellectual property rights.
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Each winner, by acceptance of the prize, agrees to release all Sponsors, and their parent and subsidiary companies, their officers, directors, employees, agents, shareholders, affiliates, suppliers, distributors, and advertising agencies from all liability, claims, or actions of any kind whatsoever for injuries, damages, or losses to persons and property which may be sustained in connection with the receipt, ownership, or use of the prize.
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All results posted are unofficial until winners respond to email notification.
Each winner is responsible for all federal, state and local taxes and may be required to complete an IRS form W-9. Sponsor reserves the right to withhold prizes until completed form W-9 is received.
This contest is not intended for gambling. If it is determined that a contestant is using the contest for gambling purposes they will be disqualified and reported to authorities.
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch/STLtoday.com Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend this Contest at any time.
This contest is officially sponsored by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch/STLtoday.com.