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"Bing & Her Campus " Sweepstakes



These are the official rules that govern how the Microsoft Bing "Bing & Her Campus" Sweepstakes promotion will operate. This promotion will be simply referred to as the “Sweepstakes” throughout these rules.

In these rules, “we,” “our,” and “us” refer to Microsoft Corporation, the sponsor of the Sweepstakes. “You” refers to an eligible Sweepstakes entrant.


A separate Sweepstakes will be conducted at each Bing & Her Campus” event (“Event”) to be held in 4 the following cities on the following dates:
  • May 31, 2012 (Los Angeles)
  • June 19, 2012 (Atlanta)
  • July 9, 2012 (New York
  • August 6, 2012 (Chicago)
Dates and location subject to change without notice. The Sweepstakes will take place during scheduled Event hours.


You are eligible to enter this Sweepstakes if you meet the following requirements at time of entry:
  • You are a legal resident of the 50 United States and District of Columbia, are 18 years of age or older, and an invited Event guest
  • You have an active Twitter account
  • You are NOT an employee of Microsoft Corporation or an employee of a Microsoft subsidiary.
  • You are NOT involved in any part of the administration and execution of this Sweepstakes.
  • You are NOT an immediate family (parent, sibling, spouse, child) or household member of a Microsoft employee, an employee of a Microsoft subsidiary, or a person involved in any part of the administration and execution of this Sweepstakes; and
  • You have not won a Bing sweepstakes or contest since November 30th 2011.
This Sweepstakes is void outside of the geographic area described above and wherever else prohibited by law. All federal, state, and local laws and regulations apply.

By entering this Sweepstakes, each entrant (or his/her parent or legal guardian if such entrant is a minor in his/her jurisdiction of residence) is deemed to have accepted these Official Rules and any additional terms and conditions, including all rules and regulations on


To enter, you must do all of the following during the Event:
  • Sign in to your Twitter account. If you do not have an account, visit to create one. Twitter accounts are free. All terms and conditions of apply.
  • Once logged into your Twitter account, follow the links and instructions to become a follower of @Bing at
  • From your account tweet #NewBing
Limit of one (1) entry per entrant or Twitter ID. We are not responsible for lost, late, illegible, stolen, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible, misdirected, technically corrupted or garbled entries, which will be disqualified, or for problems of any kind whether mechanical, human or electronic. Proof of submission will not be deemed to be proof of receipt by Sponsor.

We will automatically disqualify:
  • Any incomplete or illegible entry; and
  • Any entries that we receive from you that are in excess of the entry limit described above.
  • Any entry that contains profanity and/or is deemed defamatory.
This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Twitter. We will contact you only if you are a winner (pending verification of eligibility).


Between 7pm - 9pm Local Time, Bing will randomly select (3) winners at each Event to win one of the following prizes:
  1. An Xbox 360 with Kinect, a 12-month Xbox LIVE Gold Membership, and three (3) Kinect for Xbox 360 games, specific game titles to be determined by Microsoft ($500.00 Approximate Retail Value or “ARV” each)
  2. A Nokia Lumia 900 phone configured for use on AT&T’s U.S. network (service plan not included). The phone make, model, and all other aspects of the phone are at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. ARV $449.99.
  3. A Lenovo IdeaPad U300 ($1,438.00 ARV each) or Lenovo IdeaPad U310 ($699.00 ARV each)
Winners will be selected at random throughout the two-hour party and must be present to win.

If your name is announced and you are unreachable for any reason, we may award the prize to an alternate, randomly selected winner. Limit one prize per person. If you have won a Bing contest since November 30th 2011, you are not eligible to win this Sweepstakes.

If there is a dispute as to who is the potential winner, we will consider the potential winner to be the person who registered for the Twitter account used to enter the Sweepstakes. If you are a potential winner, we may require you to sign an Affidavit of Eligibility, Liability/Publicity Release and W-9 form. You may be issued an IRS 1099 form for prizes valued over $600. If you are a potential winner and you are 18 or older, but are considered a minor in your place of legal residence, we may require your parent or legal guardian to sign all required forms on your behalf. If you do not complete the required forms as instructed and/or return the required forms, we may disqualify you and select an alternate, randomly selected winner.

If you are confirmed as a winner of this Sweepstakes:
  • You may not exchange your prize for cash or any other merchandise or services. However, if for any reason an advertised prize is unavailable, we reserve the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value; and
  • You may not designate someone else as the winner. If you are unable or unwilling to accept your prize, we will award it to an alternate potential winner; and
  • If you accept a prize, you will be solely responsible for all applicable taxes related to accepting the prize; and
  • If you are otherwise eligible for this Sweepstakes, but are considered a minor in your place of residence, we may award the prize to your parent/legal guardian on your behalf; and
  • Unless otherwise noted, all prizes are subject to their manufacturer’s warranty and/or terms and conditions.

Your odds of winning this Sweepstakes depend on the number of eligible entries we receive.


By entering this Sweepstakes you agree:
  • To abide by these Official Rules; and
  • To release and hold harmless Microsoft and its respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, employees and agents, including Mr Youth LLC. From any and all liability or any injury, loss or damage of any kind arising from or in connection with this Sweepstakes or any prize won; and
  • That Microsoft’s decisions will be final and binding on all matters related to this Sweepstakes; and
  • That by accepting a prize, Microsoft may make use of your proper name and state of residence online and in print, or in any other media, in connection with this Sweepstakes, without payment or compensation to you, except where prohibited by law.

This Sweepstakes will be governed by the laws of the State in which each Event takes place. WHAT IF SOMETHING UNEXPECTED HAPPENS AND THE SWEEPSTAKES CAN’T RUN AS PLANNED?

If cheating, a virus, bug, catastrophic event, or any other unforeseen or unexpected event that cannot be reasonably anticipated or controlled, (also referred to as force majeure) affects the fairness and / or integrity of this Sweepstakes, we reserve the right to cancel, change or suspend this Sweepstakes. This right is reserved whether the event is due to human or technical error. If a solution cannot be found to restore the integrity of the Sweepstakes, we reserve the right to randomly select a winner from among all eligible entries received before we had to cancel, change or suspend the Sweepstakes.

If you attempt to compromise the integrity or the legitimate operation of this Sweepstakes by hacking or by cheating or committing fraud in ANY way, we may seek damages from you to the fullest extent permitted by law. Further, we may ban you from participating in any of our future Sweepstakes, so please play fairly.


We will post the winners’ names online at for approximately 30 days following winner confirmation.


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