FedEx Air & Ground NFL Players of the Draft Sweepstakes
Official Rules


  1. Eligibility: The FedEx Air & Ground NFL Players of the Draft Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia who are at least eighteen (18) years old at the time of entry. Employees of FedEx Corporate Services, Inc. (“Sponsor”), Don Jagoda Associates, Inc. (“Administrator”), MKTG, NFL Entities (as defined below), and each of their respective parent and affiliate companies as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings and children) and household members of each such employee are not eligible. The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited. Participation constitutes Participant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and Sponsor’s and Administrator’s decisions, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein. Eligible persons who participate in the Sweepstakes will be referred to as "Participant", "you" or "your" in these Rules.

  2. Sponsor/Administrator: The Sponsor of this Sweepstakes is FedEx Corporate Services, Inc., 3640 Hacks Cross Rd., Memphis, TN 38125. The Administrator of this Sweepstakes is Don Jagoda Associates, Inc., 100 Marcus Drive, Melville, NY 11747.

  3. Sweepstakes Timing: The Sweepstakes begins on April 17, 2017 at 12:00 a.m. Eastern Time ("ET") and ends on April 27, 2017 at 8:00 p.m. ET (the "Sweepstakes Period").

  4. How to Enter: There is no purchase necessary to enter or participate in the Sweepstakes. A purchase does not increase Participant's chances of winning. There are two (2) ways to enter the Sweepstakes:

    (1) To enter via Facebook, Participant must visit the FedEx Facebook page at (the “Page”). During the Sweepstakes Period, FedEx will post a call-to-action message (“Post”) on its timeline asking Participants to guess who they think will be the first quarterback and first running back to be drafted in the 2017 NFL Draft in Philadelphia. To receive an entry (“entry”) into the Sweepstakes, Participant must comment with who they think both players will be and include #airandground and #draftsweepstakes. Limit one entry per person/Facebook account.

    (2) To enter the Sweepstakes via Twitter, a Participant must be an @FedEx follower on Twitter (if not one already). During the Sweepstakes Period, @FedEx will tweet a call-to-action message (“Message”) asking Participants to guess who they think will be the first quarterback and first running back to be drafted in the 2017 NFL Draft in Philadelphia. To receive an entry into the Sweepstakes Participant must reply to the Message from @FedEx or tweet to @FedEx with who they think both players will be and include #airandground and #draftsweepstakes. Limit one entry per person/Twitter account.

    Eligible entries that include correct guesses for both the quarterback and running back will be entered into a drawing to select the winners. The guesses must be correct to be eligible for the drawing. If Participant is a first time visitor to Twitter or Facebook, Participant will be prompted to complete the on-screen registration form which is free. Registration is a one-time requirement. If Participant is a returning visitor to Twitter or Facebook, Participant will be prompted to log-in using Participant's username/e-mail address.

    Any entry or portion thereof that is, in the Sponsor's sole discretion, inconsistent with Sponsor's or the NFL Entities image, offensive, obscene, profane, lewd, defamatory, contains any proper names other than the player names, third party materials, or otherwise violates or infringes (or may infringe) any copyright, trademark, logo, mark that identifies a brand (other than FedEx) or other proprietary right of any person living (excluding the NFL players named in Participant’s entry) or deceased (including but not limited to rights of privacy or publicity or portrayal in a false light) or entity, or is otherwise objectionable, will not be accepted as an entry and may disqualify the Participant from further participation in the Sweepstakes. Any Participant found to be using multiple accounts to enter via either or both platforms may be declared ineligible. Multiple entries by the same Participant within the same platform will not be accepted. By submitting an entry, you hereby grant the Sponsor and its agencies and the NFL Entities the right to use, reproduce, edit, market, distribute, have distributed, publicly and privately display, communicate, publicly and privately perform, transmit, have transmitted, create derivative works based upon, and promote the entry (as such may be edited and modified by the Sponsor in its discretion) for editorial, commercial, promotional and all other purposes (including posting on any other websites).

    Use of any automated system to participate is prohibited and will result in disqualification. In the event of a dispute as to any entry, the authorized account holder (as determined by Sponsor) of the email address associated with the Twitter or Facebook account used to enter will be deemed to be the Participant. The “authorized account holder” is the natural person assigned an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted address. The potential winners may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holder. Normal Internet access and usage charges imposed by your online service may apply. If entering via mobile device, normal phone and usage charges imposed by your phone service may apply. Normal phone/data/usage/subscription access charges imposed by your phone/mobile service provider will apply.

  5. Random Drawing: The drawing will be conducted by Administrator, an independent judging organization whose decisions are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes. The winners will be selected in a random drawing, on or about Friday, April 28, 2017, from among all eligible entries received.

  6. Prizes/Odds: Grand Prize (1): A 4-day/3-night trip for two (2) to the city hosting the 2018 NFL Draft. Trip includes round trip coach class air transportation from the major airport nearest the winner’s home city to destination, three (3) nights’ hotel accommodations (based on double occupancy), round-trip ground transportation to/from airport/hotel, two (2) tickets to two (2) days of the 2018 NFL Draft, and a behind-the-scenes tour (based on availability). Grand Prize winner will also receive a FedEx/NFL Draft mini helmet signed by a Sponsor-specified NFL player. (Approximate Retail Value: $4,530). Travel will take place in or around April or May 2018. First Prizes (2): A FedEx/NFL Draft mini helmet signed by a Sponsor-specified NFL player and a $100 gift card. (Approximate Retail Value: $130 each) Second Prizes (3): A FedEx/NFL Draft mini helmet signed by a Sponsor-specified NFL player and a $25 gift card. (Approximate Retail Value: $55 each) Gift cards are subject to restrictions and an expiration date may apply. Limit one (1) prize per Participant. Prizes are non-transferable and no substitutions will be made except as provided herein at the Sponsor’s sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize for one of equal or greater value if a designated prize should become unavailable for any reason. Winners are responsible for all taxes and fees associated with prize receipt and/or use by winner. Odds of winning a prize depend on the number of eligible entries received.

  7. Winner Notification: The potential winners will be notified via the method he/she used to enter as follows:

    If the potential winner entered via Facebook, he/she will be notified by being tagged in the Post and will be required to send a private message to the Page with his/her name and email address within 48 hours. If potential winner does not send a private message to the page within 48 hours, an alternate winner will be selected and notified via the same means as above.

    If the potential winner entered via Twitter, he/she will be notified by direct message on Twitter. Potential winners must respond via email within 48 hours of the direct message being sent. If potential winner does not follow @FedEx and send an email to the email address indicated (in the direct message) within 48 hours, an alternate winner will be selected and notified via the same means as above.

    Once the potential Grand Prize winner’s contact information has been confirmed regardless of method of entry used, the potential Grand Prize winner will then be required to execute and return via email or prepaid FedEx shipment, an affidavit of eligibility and liability and publicity release (where legal) and assignment of rights (“Affidavit package”) within seven (7) days of attempted notification, or the prize may be forfeited and an alternate winner will be selected, time permitting. Winner must travel on the dates specified by Sponsor surrounding the 2018 NFL Draft, which are subject to change or prize will be forfeited. If Grand Prize winner is unable to travel on dates specified and agreed to, prize will be forfeited and an alternate will be selected, time permitting. Sponsor will determine airline and flight itinerary in its sole discretion. Airline carrier's regulations and conditions apply. No refund or compensation will be made in the event of the cancellation or delay of any flight. Travel and accommodations are subject to availability. Travel is subject to the terms and conditions set forth in this Sweepstakes, and those set forth by the Sponsor’s airline carrier of choice as detailed in the passenger ticket contract. Trip may not be combined with any other offer and travel may not qualify for frequent flyer miles. In the event the Grand Prize winner lives within one-hundred eighty (180) miles of the 2018 NFL Draft event location (in Sponsor's sole discretion), round-trip ground transportation will be provided in lieu of air transportation and no additional compensation will be provided.   The travel companion must be 18 years of age or older as of the date of departure and must travel on same itinerary and at the same time as the winner. Travel companion must execute a liability/publicity release (where legal) prior to issuance of travel documents. The winner and travel companion must possess valid government-issued photo I.D. in order to travel. Travel restrictions, conditions and limitations may apply. Sponsor will not replace any lost, mutilated, or stolen tickets, travel vouchers or certificates. Actual value may vary based on airfare fluctuations and distance between departure and destination. Winner will not receive difference between actual and approximate retail value. All other expenses and costs, not expressly listed above, including, but not limited to, taxes, insurance, telephone charges, room service and laundry services, personal expenses, gratuities, entertainment, transfers, incidental charges, or any other items not specifically described in these Official Rules, any transportation not mentioned within such prize descriptions and all expenses for any of the foregoing are the sole responsibility of the winner. In the event that the 2018 NFL Draft is cancelled or postponed due to circumstances beyond Sponsor’s control, that portion of the prize will not be awarded and no additional or replacement compensation will be provided. First and Second Prize winners will be required to confirm his/her mailing address via email within three (3) days of notification attempt or prize will be forfeited and alternate winners will be selected. Return of any prize or prize notification as undeliverable will result in disqualification and alternate selection. Receiving the prize is contingent upon compliance with these Official Rules. In the event that a potential winner is disqualified for any reason, Sponsor will award the prize to an alternate winner by random drawing from among all remaining eligible entries received. First and Second Prizes will be shipped within six to eight weeks of address verification. Prizes will be awarded provided that a sufficient number of eligible entries are received and that up to three (3) attempts have been made to award First and Second Prizes. After three (3) attempts have been made, prizes will not be awarded.

  8. Release: By receipt of a prize, winners agree to release, indemnify and hold harmless Sponsor, Administrator, MKTG, Facebook, Twitter, the NFL Entities (as defined below), and each of their respective subsidiaries, affiliates, suppliers, distributors, advertising/promotion agencies, and prize suppliers, and each of their respective parent companies and each such company’s officers, directors, employees and agents (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from and against any claims or causes of action, including, but not limited to, personal injury, death, or damage to or loss of property, arising out of participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt or use or misuse of the prize (“Claims”).

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

  10. General Conditions: Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, suspend and/or modify the Sweepstakes, or any part of it, if any fraud, technical failures or any other factor beyond Sponsor’s reasonable control impairs the integrity or proper functioning of the Sweepstakes, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. If the Sweepstakes, or any part of it, is discontinued/cancelled for any reason, Sponsor, in its sole discretion, may elect to hold a random drawing from among all eligible entries received up to the date of discontinuance for the prizes offered herein. No more than six (6) prizes will be awarded. 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 Sweepstakes or to be acting in violation of the Official Rules of this or any other promotion or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Any attempt by any person to deliberately undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes 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.

  11. Limitations of Liability: The Released Parties are not responsible for: (1) any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by Participants, printing errors or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes; (2) technical failures of any kind, including, but not limited to malfunctions, interruptions, or disconnections in phone lines or network hardware or software; (3) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Sweepstakes; (4) technical or human error which may occur in the administration of the Sweepstakes or the processing of entries; or (5) late, lost, undeliverable, damaged or stolen mail, entries or email. If for any reason a Participant's entry is confirmed to have been erroneously deleted, lost, or otherwise destroyed or corrupted, Participant’s sole remedy is another entry in the Sweepstakes, if it is possible.

  12. Disputes: Participant agrees that: (a) he/she releases and will defend, indemnify and hold harmless the Released Parties from and all any and all Claims; (b) Claims arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, or the prizes awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and solely and exclusively in a federal or state court located in western Tennessee, Shelby County; (c) Participant submits to sole and exclusive personal jurisdiction to said courts in the State of Tennessee for any such dispute and irrevocably waives any and all rights to object to such jurisdiction; (d) any and all Claims, judgments, and awards shall be limited to actual damages of no more than $100, including costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes, but in no event attorneys' fees; and (e) under no circumstances will Participant be permitted to obtain awards for and Participant hereby waives all rights to claim 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.  SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.  All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of Participants or the Released Parties in connection with this Sweepstakes 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 of provisions (whether of the State of Tennessee, the United States, or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Tennessee.

  13. Data Protection/Privacy Policy: Information collected by Sponsor in connection with this Sweepstakes may be used by Sponsor and shared with third parties involved in administration of the Sweepstakes in accordance with the online Privacy Policy posted on and applicable data protection laws. The Participant agrees to the collection, processing and storage of his or her personal data by Sponsor for purposes of the Sweepstakes.

  14. Winners List: For the names of the winners, available after May 31, 2017, for a period of no more than 30 days, requests can be sent to: FedEx Air & Ground NFL Players of the Draft Sweepstakes Winners, 100 Marcus Drive (Dept. KF), Melville, NY 11747.

The Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook/Twitter. Facebook/Twitter/ are not involved in any way other than as the medium through which this Sweepstakes is conducted.

For the purposes of this Sweepstakes, the “NFL Entities” shall be defined as, collectively, the NFL, its member professional football clubs, NFL Ventures, Inc., NFL Ventures, L.P., NFL Properties LLC, NFL Enterprises LLC, NFL Productions LLC, NFL International LLC, NFL Players Association, NFL Players, Inc., and each of their respective subsidiaries, affiliates, shareholders, officers, directors, agents, representatives, and employees.

The NFL Entities have not offered or sponsored this Sweepstakes in any way.