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Country Music Association, Inc. ("Sponsor") will conduct the CMA Fan Fair X Draw (the "Draw") as described in the following rules ("Official Rules"). Each person participating in the Draw (and "Entrant") agrees as follows:


The Draw is open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States (including District of Columbia) and Canada (excluding Quebec) over the age of majority at time of entry in their jurisdiction of residence. Employees of Country Music Association, Inc., Metablocks, Inc. or any of their respective parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising agencies, or any other company or individual involved with the design, production execution or distribution of the Draw (collectively, "Draw Parties") and their immediate family (spouse, parents and step-parents, siblings and step-siblings, and children and step-children) and household members (people who share the same residence at least three (3) months out of the year) of each such employee are not eligible. The Draw is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited. Participation constitutes Entrant's full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and Sponsor's decisions, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Draw. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.

Sponsor: Country Music Association, Inc., One Music Circle South, Nashville, TN 37203. Administrator: Metablocks, Inc., 725 Cool Springs Blvd. 6th Floor, Franklin, TN 37067

The Draw begins on May 26, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. Central Daylight Time ("CDT") and ends on May 31, 2016 at 11:59 a.m. CDT (the "Draw Period"). Administrator's computer is the official time keeping device for this Draw.

No Purchase is Necessary to enter the Draw and a Purchase will not increase your chances of winning. An Internet-connected computer or mobile device is required to participate in the Draw. To enter, during the Draw Period go to www.fanfairx.com (the "Site") and follow the on-screen instructions to complete the registration process, which will require you to: (i) provide your name, mailing address, email address, telephone number, date of birth and other information as requested and (ii) agree to be legally bound by the terms and conditions of these Official Rules, Sponsor's Privacy Policy and other terms and conditions for the Site. All information provided must be complete and true. Once you have completed registration you will automatically receive thirty (30) entries (each a "Pick"). Registration is free.

You may earn additional entries in each of the following ways:
(a) Opt-in to Receive Emails from CMA: You will receive five (5) Picks if you sign up to receive email communications from CMA through the Site.
(b) Opt-in to Receive Emails from HGTV: You will receive five (5) Picks if you sign up to receive email communications from CMA through the Site. By opting-in, you agree that HGTV and its affiliates may use the information provided for marketing purposes consistent with Scripps Networks Privacy Policy.
(c) Liking CMA Country Music Association on Facebook: You will receive five (5) Picks.
(d) Liking HGTV on Facebook: You will receive five (5) Picks.
(e) Following CMA Country Music Association on Twitter and tweeting a message: You will receive five (5) Picks.
(f) Following CMA Country Music Association on Spotify: You will receive five (5) Picks.
(g) Following CMA Country Music Association on Instagram: You will receive five (5) Picks.
(h) Subscribing to the CMA Country Music Association YouTube Channel: You will receive five (5) Picks.
(i) Referring a friend to the Draw: You will receive five (5) Picks.

There is an overall limit of seventy five (75) Picks per Entrant, per email address during the Draw Period regardless of method of entry. Multiple Entrants are not permitted to share the same email address. Any attempt by any Entrant to obtain more than the stated number of entries by using multiple/different email addresses, identities, and registrations, or any other methods will void that Entrant's entries and that Entrant may be disqualified. Use of any automated system to enter is prohibited and will result in disqualification. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible or misdirected registrations, which will be disqualified.
All entries shall be and remain the sole property of Sponsor. In the event of a dispute over the identity of an entrant, entry will be deemed submitted by the account holder of the mobile device through with the entry is submitted or the authorized account holder of the e-mail account of the e-mail address submitted at time of entry. The authorized account holder of the mobile device or e-mail account is defined as the natural person who is assigned to the mobile device or e-mail address by the mobile service provider, an Internet access provider, on-line service provider, or other organization (e.g., business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for maintaining the mobile device account or is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. Sponsor and its respective agents are not responsible for lost, late, damaged, misdirected, illegible, garbled, jumbled, corrupted, inaccessible or incomplete entries. The potential winner may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holder.
After you receive at least one Pick and during the Draw Period you will have to go the Site and allocate your Pick(s) to one of the listed artists (each a "CMA Artist"). Each time you place an entry for a CMA Artist you will have the chance to win the prize that is associated with that CMA Artist. You may allocate all your Picks to the same CMA Artist or you may split up your Picks between two or more CMA Artists.

On or about June 1, 2016 the Sponsor, administrator or an independent judging agency will select the winning entries in a random drawing of all valid entries (Picks) cast for each CMA Artist. Each CMA Artist will have its own drawing from all valid Picks allocated to such CMA Artist by Entrants. Each selected Entrant will be contacted using the email address or telephone number provided with the entry (as determined in Sponsor's discretion) or may go the Site and login and see if they won and may be awarded the prize (subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with the terms of these Official Rules.) Potential winners will be notified approximately two (2) days after the applicable drawing. Failure to respond to the initial verification contact within five (5) days of notification or return of e-mail notification as undeliverable may, in Sponsor's sole discretion, result in disqualification. Odds of winning a prize depend on the number of eligible entries received for the drawing for that particular CMA Artist. Limit of one prize per person per CMA Artist for the Draw.


The potential prize winners must continue to comply with all terms and conditions of these Official Rules and winning is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements. The potential prize winners may be required to sign and return to Sponsor, within five (5) days of the date notice is sent, an affidavit of eligibility, and liability/publicity release (except where prohibited) in order to claim his/her prize if applicable. If a potential winner cannot be contacted, fails to sign and return the affidavit of eligibility and liability/publicity release within the required time period (if applicable), or if the prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, potential winner forfeits prize. In the event that a potential winner of a prize is disqualified for any reason, Sponsor may award the applicable prize to an alternate winner by random drawing from among all remaining eligible entries. Any Canadian resident who is a potential winner must correctly answer a time-limited mathematical skill-testing question without assistance or mechanical or electronic aid in order to receive the prize.

There are three thousand five hundred (3,500) prizes consisting of either (i) two seats for individual performances at the HGTV Lodge, or (ii) two daily Artist Meet and Greet Pass for the CMA Artist in question. As all events and Meet and Greet opportunities are open to the public there is no additional monetary value to the prizes. The ARV of all prizing is $0. No transportation will be provided with any prize. No more than the stated number of prizes will be awarded. No cash equivalent and all prizes are non-transferable and no substitution will be made except as provided herein at Sponsor's sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize for one of equal or greater value if the designated prize should become unavailable for any reason. Winner is responsible for all taxes and fees associated with prize receipt and/or use. Sponsor in its sole discretion shall choose the item that the winner will receive.
Odds of winning depend on the number of entries allocated to each CMA Artist at the conclusion of the Draw Period.

By entering, each Entrant agrees to: (a) comply with and be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor; (b) release and hold harmless the Draw Parties and their respective parent, subsidiary, and affiliated companies, the prize suppliers and any other organizations responsible for sponsoring, fulfilling, administering, advertising or promoting the Draw, and all of their respective past and present officers, directors, employees, agents and representatives (collectively, the "Released Parties") from and against any and all claims, expenses, and liability, including but not limited to negligence and damages of any kind to persons and property, including but not limited to invasion of privacy (under appropriation, intrusion, public disclosure of private facts, false light in the public eye or other legal theory), defamation, slander, libel, violation of right of publicity, infringement of trademark, copyright or other intellectual property rights, property damage, or death or personal injury arising out of or relating to a participant's entry, creation of an entry or submission of an entry, participation in the Draw, acceptance or use or misuse of prize (including any travel or activity related thereto) and/or the broadcast, exploitation or use of entry; and (c) indemnify, defend and hold harmless Released Parties from and against any and all claims, expenses, and liabilities (including reasonable attorneys fees) arising out of or relating to an Entrant's participation in the Draw and/or Entrant's acceptance, use or misuse of prize.

Except where prohibited, participation in the Draw constitutes winner’s consent to Sponsor's and its agents use of winner's name, likeness, photograph, voice, opinions and/or hometown and state for Draw purposes in any media, worldwide, without further payment or consideration.

Sponsor and/or Administrator reserves the right to cancel, suspend and/or modify the Draw, or any part of it, if any fraud, technical failures or any other factor beyond Sponsor's and/or Administrator's reasonable control impairs the integrity or proper functioning of the Draw, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. 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 Draw or to be acting in violation of these Official Rules or any other Draw or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Any attempt by any person to deliberately undermine the legitimate operation of the Draw may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Sponsor's failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.

The Released Parties are not responsible for: (a) any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by entrants, printing errors or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Draw; (b) technical failures of any kind, including, but not limited to malfunctions, interruptions, or disconnections in phone lines or network hardware or software; (c) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Draw; (d) technical or human error which may occur in the administration of the Draw or the processing of entries; or (e) any injury or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrant's participation in the Draw or receipt or use or misuse of any prize. If for any reason an entrant's entry is confirmed to have been erroneously deleted, lost, or otherwise destroyed or corrupted, entrant's sole remedy is another entry in the Draw.

Except where prohibited, entrant agrees that: (a) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Draw or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the United States District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee or the appropriate Tennessee State Court located in Davidson County, Tennessee; (b) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Draw, but in no event attorneys' fees; and (c) under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, indirect, 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. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrant and Sponsor in connection with the Draw, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Tennessee, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Tennessee or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Tennessee.

By entering in the Draw, you release the Sponsor and respective parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising agencies, or any other company or individual involved with the design, production execution or distribution of the Draw from any liability whatsoever, and waive any and all causes of action, related to any claims, costs, injuries, losses, or damages of any kind arising out of or in connection with the Draw or delivery, misdelivery, acceptance, possession, use of or inability to use the prize (including, without limitation, claims, costs, injuries, losses and damages related to personal injuries, damage to or destruction of property, whether intentional or unintentional), whether under a theory of contract, tort, warranty or other theory.

Information collected from any Entrant is subject to Sponsor's Privacy Policy which is available at

Winner List requests will only be accepted after the Draw end date (listed above) and no later than June 13, 2016. For a Winners List, mail in your request to Winners List - CMA Fan Fair X Draw c/o Metablocks, Inc., 725 Cool Springs Blvd. 6th Floor, Franklin, TN 37067.