iCarly Anniversary Trivia Sweepstakes Official Rules

Here's how to enter!
Posted on Sep 7, 2021 | 12:05am

Administrator, Prize Provider & Sponsor: ViacomCBS Inc. ("CBSI"), 235 Second Street, San Francisco, California 94105. 

Sweepstakes Entities: CBSI 


1. Acceptance of Rules. By entering the iCarly Anniversary Trivia Sweepstakes (the "Sweepstakes"), via the @ParamountPlus page/account and the @iCarly page on the Twitter Service (as defined below) accessible at the domain "twitter.com/ParamountPlus" and “twitter.com/icarly” (the "Twitter Account(s)"), you hereby accept and agree to these official rules (the "Official Rules") of this Sweepstakes, and the decisions of the Administrator in connection with this Sweepstakes, whose decisions are final. 

No purchase, entry fee or use of wireless device is necessary to enter or win. If you are a wireless service subscriber and have a smartphone, tablet and/or other wireless device that allows you to access the Internet, you may enter the Sweepstakes via any of those devices during the Promotion Period, as defined below. If you decide to participate via any such wireless device, you may be charged message and/or data rates in accordance with the Terms and Conditions of your Service Agreement with your wireless carrier. 

2. Eligibility. This Sweepstakes is offered and open to persons who are: (a) Registered Users (as defined below); (b) followers of the Twitter Account(s); (c) legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and D.C.; and (d) at least 18 years old or age of majority, whichever is older in their state of residence, at the date of entry in this Sweepstakes. For purposes of these Official Rules, "Registered User(s)" means a person that has successfully completed the registration form and has obtained a User Identification ("ID") and associated password ("Password") on the social website accessible at the domain "Twitter.com" (the "Twitter Service"). There is no fee associated with becoming a Twitter Service registrant and/or a follower of the Twitter Account. Employees, directors, and the immediate family members of the Sweepstakes Entities, and their parents, affiliated and subsidiary companies are not eligible to participate in this Sweepstakes. For purpose of the foregoing "immediate family" means parents, spouses, children, siblings or any members of the same households of such employees and directors. This Sweepstakes is void in Puerto Rico, all U.S. territories and possessions, and where prohibited by law. Eligibility will be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. All entries must comply with Twitter’s Terms of Service and rules available at the Twitter Service.  

3. Sweepstakes Period. The Sweepstakes begins on September 8, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. Pacific Time ("PT") and ends at 11:59:59 p.m. PT on September 8, 2021 (the "Sweepstakes Period"). Sponsor’s computer is the official time-keeping device for this Sweepstakes. All entries must be received by 11:59:59 p.m. PT on September 8, 2021.

4. Entering the Sweepstakes. In order to enter this Sweepstakes, participants need to register to the Twitter Service and become followers of these Twitter Accounts (@ParamountPlus and @iCarly), if not already. On or about, every half hour from 9:00 a.m. PT to 2:00 PM PT, Administrator will post one (1) iCarly trivia question identified as part of the Sweepstakes on one or both of the Twitter Accounts. Users who post an answer to such trivia question(s) with the hashtag #iCarlySweepsduring the Sweepstakes Period, via the Twitter Account(s) and/or the users' personal Twitter Service account, will receive an entry into the Sweepstakes. There is a limit of one entry per person per post during the Sweepstakes Period. Entries must not include personal information or profane or obscene language as solely determined by Sponsor. Any attempt to obtain entries in excess of the limit on entries as set forth in these Official Rules, including by using or creating multiple Twitter accounts; by using multiple and/or different identities, forms, or registrations; or by any other methods, will void all of the relevant entrant’s entries, and that entrant may be disqualified at Sponsor’s discretion. Multiple entrants are not permitted to share the same Twitter account.

5. Prizes (the "Prizes"). The Sweepstakes will award ten (10) prizes (each a "Prize(s)"). The Prize will consist of a one (1) Paramount+ One Hundred Dollar (US$100.00) Gift Card which is redeemable online for a free twelve (12) month Paramount+ trial subscription.  Gift Card to be awarded electronically. The approximate retail value of all Prizes to be awarded in this Sweepstakes is One Thousand Dollars (US$1,000.00). 

Annual subscription for Paramount+ is a value of $99.99.  At the end of the 12-month free subscription period (“Prize Period”), each Winner will have an opportunity to enter his/her payment information in order to renew his/her subscription for $9.99/monthly plus applicable taxes until Winner elects to cancel.  If a Winner chooses not to renew his/her subscription at the end of the Prize Period, no action is necessary and Winner’s 12-month free Paramount+ subscription will terminate. If a Winner chooses to renew his/her subscription, such Winner will be automatically charged $9.99/monthly plus applicable taxes until Winner elects to cancel. To avoid auto-renew charges once a Winner chooses to renew, such Winner must cancel at least twenty-four (24) hours before the billing period ends at Paramount+. Monthly subscription rate cited above reflects current rate and is subject to change. Devices not included. One-time use coupon code can only be redeemed at the Paramount+ website located at . Coupon code cannot be redeemed via the Paramount+ mobile or TV app, but Winners will be able to access their accounts on the app once their subscription has been activated online. When setting up a new subscription account, each Winner must provide all required information including, but not limited to, full name, e-mail address, zip code, date of birth and gender. If a Winner is already a paying subscriber to Paramount+ (formerly CBS All Access), they must first cancel their existing subscription in order to set up a new account for the 12-month free subscription. If Winner is already a paying subscriber to Paramount+ (or CBS All Access) via a third party partner (e.g., Roku), they may have to wait until the end of the billing cycle before cancelling their account via the third party partner provider and setting up a new free account at .

6. Prize Restrictions. Certain terms and restrictions apply on Gift Card(s) and will be furnished upon prize claim. No assignment, transfer, conversion to cash or cash redemption or substitution of a Prize is permitted, except Administrator reserves the right to substitute a Prize with a prize of comparable or greater value, should the Prize or part of the Prize become unavailable. Prize is solely for personal use and may not be used in conjunction with any other promotion. All Prize details are at the sole discretion of the Sweepstakes Entities. 

7. Odds/Drawings/Winner Notification. Odds of winning a Prize depends on the number of entries received on both Twitter Accounts (@ParamountPlus and @iCarly) during the Sweepstakes Period. The Prize Drawings will take place on or around September 9, 2021 and will be conducted at random by Administrator whose decisions are final and binding in all respects. Potential Prize winners (the "Winners") will be notified via a direct message to their personal Twitter account. If your Twitter account is set to “private” or “protected mode,” your updates/responses may not be visible in the @ParamountPlus or @iCarly inboxes and may not be received by Sponsor unless you previously consented to permit Sponsor to see the Twitter updates. If a potential Winner cannot be reached after a reasonable effort has been made during three (3) business days from the first notification attempt, such person may be disqualified, and an alternate Winner will be selected in accordance with these Official Rules, as applicable. Administrator will select one (1) alternate Winner per Prize. If no contact has been made with an alternate after a reasonable effort has been made, the Prize shall not be awarded. Unclaimed Prizes will not be awarded. 

8. Prize Taxes. All federal, state, local and other tax liabilities arising from this Sweepstakes, including, without limitation, winning a Prize, will be the sole responsibility of each Winner.  

9. Affidavit of Eligibility/Liability Release and Publicity Release. Each Winner may be required to complete, execute and return an Affidavit of Eligibility/Liability Release as well as a W-9 tax form, and where lawful, a Publicity Release (collectively, the "Release Forms") within five (5) days of notification of winning. Failure to return Release Forms in a timely manner, or if a Prize notification or Prize is returned as non-deliverable, or if a Winner is found not to be eligible or not in compliance with these Official Rules, may result in disqualification with an alternate Winner selected in accordance with these Official Rules as applicable. 

10. Publicity Release Terms. Except where prohibited by law, a Winner's acceptance of the Prize constitutes permission for the Sweepstakes Entities to use, in connection with the Sweepstakes, Winner's name, photograph, likeness, statements, Twitter Service entry, biographical information, voice, and address (city and state) worldwide and in all forms of media, in perpetuity, without further compensation. 

11. Improper Conduct. Administrator, in its sole discretion, may disqualify any entrant from participation in or use of any or all portions of this Sweepstakes, and refuse to award a Prize, if entrant engages in any conduct Administrator deems to be improper, unfair or otherwise adverse to the operation of the Sweepstakes or detrimental to other entrants of the Sweepstakes. Such improper conduct includes, without limitation, falsifying personal information required during entrant registration or Prize claim, violating any term or condition stated herein, accumulating entries through methods such as automated computer scripts or any other programming techniques, allowing others to use entrant's personal information for the purpose of accumulating entries, or intentionally trying to defraud, reverse engineer, disassemble or otherwise tamper with the computer programs in connection with this Sweepstakes. Entrants agree that Administrator may void any part of a Prize that entrant may have won and/or require the return of any part of a Prize that entrant may have won as a result of such improper conduct. Entrant further acknowledges that any forfeiture of a Prize and/or return of a Prize shall in no way prevent Administrator from pursuing other avenues of recourse, such as criminal or civil proceedings in connection with such conduct. WARNING: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, EACH OF THE SWEEPSTAKES ENTITIES RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES OR OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON(S) RESPONSIBLE FOR SUCH ATTEMPT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. 

12. Integrity of Sweepstakes. If, for any reason, the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned by reason of infection by computer virus, worms, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures or any other causes which Administrator, in its sole opinion believes could corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, Administrator reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend this Sweepstakes, and select the Winners from eligible entries received prior to the action taken or in such other manner as Administrator may deem fair and appropriate. 

13. Lost or Corrupted Entries. The Sweepstakes Entities and their parents, affiliated and subsidiary companies and advertising and promotion agencies, assume no liability and are not responsible for, and you hereby forever waive any rights to any claim in connection with, lost, late, incomplete, corrupted, stolen, misdirected, illegible or postage-due entries or mail, if applicable; or for any computer, telephone, cable, network, satellite, electronic or Internet hardware or software malfunctions, unauthorized human intervention, or the incorrect or inaccurate capture of entry or other information, or the failure to capture any such information. The Sweepstakes Entities and their parents, affiliated and subsidiary companies, advertising and promotion agencies, are not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by registration information submitted by end users or tampering, hacking, or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in this Sweepstakes, and assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to the Sweepstakes. 

14. Damaged Property. The Sweepstakes Entities and their parents, affiliated and subsidiary companies and advertising and promotion agencies, assume no liability and are not responsible for, and you hereby forever waive any rights to any claim in connection with, injury or damage to any entrants or to any other person's computer or property related to or resulting from participating in this Sweepstakes or downloading materials from this Sweepstakes. 

15. Sweepstakes Errors. The Sweepstakes Entities and their parents, affiliated and subsidiary companies and advertising and promotion agencies, assume no liability and are not responsible for, and you hereby forever waive any rights to any claim in connection with, errors and/or ambiguity: (a) in the Sweepstakes; (b) in any related advertising or promotion of this Sweepstakes; and/or (c) in these Official Rules. In the event of any ambiguity(s) or error(s) in these Official Rules, Administrator reserves the right to modify these Official Rules for clarification purposes or to correct any such ambiguity or error (s) without materially affecting the terms and conditions of the Sweepstakes. 

16. Prizes and Winners. The Sweepstakes Entities and their parents, affiliated and subsidiary companies and advertising and promotion agencies, assume no liability and are not responsible for, and you/entrant hereby forever waive(s) any rights to any claim in connection with, the selection and announcement of a Winner, the distribution of a Prize, the acceptance/possession and/or use/misuse of any part of a Prize and/or any injury or damage to any entrant's or third person's property related to or resulting from any part of a Prize or any part of this Sweepstakes. 

17. Release and Indemnity. Each entrant in this Sweepstakes, including, without limitation, the Winners, hereby releases and agrees to hold harmless the Sweepstakes Entities and their parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies and their respective directors, officers, employees, representatives and agents from any and all liability for any injuries, loss or damage of any kind to person, including death, and property, arising in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, use or misuse of a Prize, participation in this Sweepstakes and participation in any activity related to this Sweepstakes. 

18. Limitation of Liability. In no event will the Sweepstakes Entities, their parents, affiliates, subsidiaries and related companies, their advertising or promotion agencies or their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents, be responsible or liable for any damages or losses of any kind, including direct, indirect, incidental, consequential or punitive damages arising out of your access to and use of the sweepstakes or the downloading from and/or printing material downloaded from the sweepstakes. Some jurisdictions may not allow the limitations or exclusion of liability for incidental or consequential damages or exclusion of implied warranties so some of the above limitations or exclusions may not apply to you. Check your local laws for any restrictions or limitations regarding these limitations or exclusions. 

19. Disclaimer of Warranties. The Sweepstakes and Prizes are provided "as is" without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose or non-infringement. 

20. Identity Disputes. In the event of a dispute as to the identity of a winner based on an email address or wireless phone number, the winning entry will be declared made by the Authorized Account Holder of the email address and/or phone number submitted at time of registration into Twitter and entry into the Sweepstakes. For purposes of these Official Rules, "Authorized Account Holder" is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization (e.g., business, educational, institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address. 

21. Binding Arbitration. The parties waive all rights to trial in any action or proceeding instituted in connection with these Official Rules and/or this Sweepstakes. Any controversy or claim, arising out of, or relating to, these Official Rules and/or this Sweepstakes shall be settled by binding arbitration in accordance with the commercial arbitration rules of JAMS. Any such controversy or claim shall be arbitrated on an individual basis and shall not be consolidated in any arbitration with any claim or controversy of any other party. The arbitration shall be conducted in the State of California, in the City of San Francisco and judgment on the arbitration award may be entered into any court having jurisdiction thereof. 

22. Governing Law and Jurisdiction. This promotion is governed by U.S. law and is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited by law. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of entrant and Administrator in connection with this Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of California without giving effect to the conflict of laws rules thereof, and any matters or proceedings which are not subject to arbitration, as set forth in Section 21 of these Official Rules and/or for entering any judgment on an arbitration award, shall take place in the State of California in the City of San Francisco. 

23. Winners List/Official Rules. For the name of the Prize Winners send a self-addressed stamped envelope for receipt by September 30, 2021 to "Prize Winners: iCarly Anniversary Trivia Sweepstakes" c/o CBS Interactive. Inc., 1401 W. Cypress Creek Road, Suite 200, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309. For Official Rules send a self-addressed stamped envelope to the above address marked "Official Rules: iCarly Anniversary Trivia Sweepstakes" for receipt by September 30, 2021. Residents of VT may omit postage from Rules requests. The name of the Winners may be posted, and the Official Rules will be posted on ParamountPlus.com Service.