Nintendo of America



Important: Please read these rules before entering the Wario Land: Shake It! Sweepstakes (the "Sweepstakes"). By participating, you agree to be bound by these Official Rules and represent that you satisfy all of the eligibility requirements set forth below.

1. Eligibility. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE ODDS OF WINNING.SWEEPSTAKES OPEN ONLY TO RESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES (EXCLUDING PUERTO RICO) WHO ARE 13 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER]. IF YOU ARE NOT A RESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, YOU ARE NOT ELIGIBLE TO WIN A PRIZE, AND Nintendo of America Inc. ("SPONSOR") RESERVES THE RIGHT NOT TO AWARD PRIZES TO ENTRANTS WHO RESIDE IN OTHER JURISDICTIONS. To be eligible to win a prize, entries must be completed and received by Sponsor in the format designated below. Directors, officers and employees of Sponsor and any of their respective affiliate companies, subsidiaries, agents, professional advisors, advertising and promotional agencies, and immediate families of each are not eligible to win any prizes. All applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. Offer void where prohibited. Limit one entry per person per day.

2. Disclaimer. Sponsor, all participating prize providers, and any of their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, professional advisors, employees and agencies will not be responsible for: (a) any late, lost, misrouted, garbled or distorted or damaged transmissions or entries; (b) telephone, electronic, hardware, software, network, Internet, or other computer- or communications-related malfunctions or failures; (c) any Sweepstakes disruptions, injuries, losses or damages caused by events beyond the control of Sponsor; or (d) any printing or typographical errors in any materials associated with the Sweepstakes.

3. Sweepstakes Period. The Sweepstakes period is from 12:01 a.m. (all times Eastern Time) on September 15, 2008 to 11:59 p.m. on September 24,2008 (the "Sweepstakes Period"). The Sweepstakes Period consists of ten (10) consecutive daily prize periods (each, a "Prize Period") commencing as of 12:01 a.m. on each day during the Sweepstakes Period and ending at 11:59 p.m. on the last day of each day during the Sweepstakes Period (each, a "Deadline"). All entries must be received by the Deadline to be eligible to win a prize.

4. Prizes.

Two hundred prize winners will be randomly drawn from all entries received. Each prize winner will receive two (2) tickets to the prize winner's choice of Six Flags theme park, worth an approximate retail value of $80.

Odds of winning a prize depend on the number of eligible entries received. Many will enter; a few will win. All prizes may not be awarded. Prizes returned as undeliverable or otherwise not claimed within ten (10) days after delivery of notification will be forfeited and will not be awarded. Prizes are not transferable. No substitutions or exchanges (including for cash) of any prizes will be permitted, except that Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value for any prize. Prizes won by a minor (as determined by the laws of state or province of residence) will be awarded to a parent or legal guardian on the minor's behalf. Limit one prize per household or address. All prizes are awarded "AS IS" and WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, express or implied, (including, without limitation, any implied warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose).

All applicable taxes and any license, destination and delivery charges are the sole responsibility of each prize winner.

In the event of a dispute about the identity of the entrant, entries made online will be declared made by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at time of entry. An authorized account holder is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, online 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. The potential prize winner may be required to provide Sponsor with proof that the potential prize winner is the authorized account holder of the e-mail address associated with the winning entry. Submitting mass entries or entries generated by a script, macro or use of automated devices is prohibited and will result in disqualification.

5. How To Enter.To enter, go to and follow the instructions to become a My Nintendo member then complete the online sweepstakes registration form including [your name, your e-mail, your telephone, your complete home address (including zip code), your home telephone number (including area code), date of birth, gender, and any other requested fields.] If you are already a My Nintendo member simply logon and follow the links to the online sweepstakes registration form Completely fill out the online entry form and submit it in accordance with the on-screen instructions. All entries will be deemed to have been made by the authorized account holder of the submitted email address. Failure to submit all required information in the manner required in these Official Rules may result in disqualification. All entries become the exclusive property of Sponsor and none will be acknowledged or returned. Proof of online submission will not be deemed to be proof of receipt by Sponsor. All entrants and entries are subject to verification by Sponsor. Any submission that does not comply with any aspect of these Official Rules may be rejected by Sponsor and the entrant disqualified. By entering the Sweepstakes, you consent to being placed on a mailing list for promotional and other purposes.

6. Sweepstakes Rules.Each Prize Period, sixteen (16) potential prize winners will be determined [with seventeen (17) selected on final day] by a random drawing from all eligible entries received by Sponsor, to be held at Nintendo Headquarters in Redmond, WA, on or about 24 hours following the end of each Prize Period during the Sweepstakes Period (each "Daily Prize Winner"). Non-winning entries will be carried forward into subsequent Prize Periods. The potential Daily Prize Winner will be notified by email within [ten (10) days][the next business day] of the applicable Deadline]. To claim a prize, each potential Daily Prize Winner should follow the instructions contained in their notification.

7. General Release. By entering the Sweepstakes, you (and, if you are a minor, your parents or legal guardians) release Sponsor, participating sponsors and any of their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, employees and agencies (collectively, the "Released Parties") 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 Sweepstakes or delivery, misdelivery, acceptance, possession, use of or inability to use any prize (including, without limitation, claims, costs, injuries, losses and damages related to personal injuries, death, damage to or destruction of property, rights of publicity or privacy, defamation or portrayal in a false light, whether intentional or unintentional), whether under a theory of contract, tort (including negligence), warranty or other theory.


8. Use of Winner's Name, Likeness, etc. Except where prohibited by law, entry into the Sweepstakes constitutes permission to use winners' name, address, likeness and/or prize information, without limitation, for promotional purposes without further permission or compensation. As a condition of being awarded any prize, except where prohibited by law, winners may be required to execute a consent to the use of their name, address, likeness and/or prize information, without limitation, for promotional purposes without further permission or compensation.

9. Affidavit & Release. As a condition of being awarded any prize, winners (and if winner is a minor, winner's parent or legal guardian) may be required to execute and deliver to Sponsor a signed affidavit of eligibility and acceptance of these Official Rules and release of liability.

10. Winners List; Rules Request. For a copy of the winners list, send a stamped, self-addressed, business-size envelope after September 29,2008 and before September 29, 2009 to Sponsor at the address listed below, Attn: Wario Land: Shake It! Sweepstakes Winners List. To obtain a copy of these rules, send a stamped, self-addressed business-size envelope to Sponsor at the address listed below, Attn: Wario Land: Shake It! Sweepstakes Official Rules Request Nintendo of America 4820 150th Avenue N.E., Redmond, WA 98052. Residents of VT may omit return postage.

11. Copyright Notice. The Sweepstakes and all accompanying materials are copyright © 2008 by Nintendo. All rights reserved.

12. Miscellaneous. The Sweepstakes and these Official Rules will be governed, construed and interpreted under the laws of the State of Washington. Entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and by the decisions of Sponsor, which are final and binding in all respects. Sponsor reserves the right to change these Official Rules at any time, in its sole discretion, and to suspend or cancel the Sweepstakes or any entrant's participation in the Sweepstakes should viruses, bugs, unauthorized human intervention or other causes beyond Sponsor's control affect the administration, security or proper play of the Sweepstakes or Sponsor otherwise becomes (as determined in its sole discretion) incapable of running the Sweepstakes as planned. Entrants who violate these Official Rules, tamper with the operation of the Sweepstakes or engage in any conduct that is detrimental or unfair to Sponsor, the Sweepstakes or any other entrant (in each case as determined in Sponsor's sole discretion) are subject to disqualification from entry into the Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right to lock out persons whose eligibility is in question or who have been disqualified or are otherwise ineligible to enter the Sweepstakes.

13. Sweepstakes Sponsor. The sponsor of the Sweepstakes is Nintendo of America Inc., Redmond, Washington.