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CES 2013 Tweet Sony Sweepstakes: Win a Sony VAIO Tap, NFC speaker, and more

by Kathleen 01/08/2013

It’s that time of the year again! We’re at the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, showing off the latest and greatest Sony has to offer. If you’re not on the show floor, don’t fret. Here’s an opportunity for you to get in on the fun and win some Sony gear.

We’re giving one prize away each day:

  • 1st prize: Sony VAIO® Tap
  • 2nd prize: Sony Google TV™ set-top box
  • 3rd prize: Xperia™ ion & NFC speakers

Want in on this? Here’s how you can win:

  • Fill in the blank: “The #SonyCES tech I’m most curious about is ______________.” and tweet your answer to @SonyElectronics.
  • Make sure #SonyCES is included in your tweet or you won’t be entered. This is a must!
  • Example: @SonyElectronics The #SonyCES tech I’m most curious about is the NFC speaker.
  • Not on Twitter®? No problem. Submit your response in the comments section of this blog post. Make sure you provide your correct email address so we can contact you if you win.

One entry is allowed per person, per day, and only U.S. residents are eligible. Three winners will be selected at random.

The sweepstakes starts at 9 a.m. PT, Jan. 8 and ends 9 a.m. PT, Jan. 11.

Winners will be contacted via Direct Message on Twitter or through the email address provided to the Sony Blog. Check the official rules below. Good luck!

Dates-  Jan. 8  2013, 9 a.m. PST – Jan. 11 2013, 9 a.m. PST

How To Enter  - Fill in the blank: “The #SonyCES tech I’m most curious about is ______________.” and tweet your answer to @SonyElectronics.


Example of Tweeted Entry:

@SonyElectronics The #SonyCES tech I’m most curious about is the new Xperia phone

Winners

  • 3 winners total
  • Winners will be selected at random
  • Winners will be notified via a Twitter message or email

Grand Prize – Winners may win a Sony VAIO Tap, Sony Google TV Player, or Sony Xperia ion & NFC speaker

Official Rules – See Official Rules at Blog.Sony.Com

 Promotion                

  • Live Twitter Feed
  • Sony Blog Post
  • Sony Twitter page
  • Sony Facebook page

CES 2013 Tweet Sony SWEEPSTAKES OFFICIAL RULES

NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.  PURCHASING ANY SONY PRODUCT WILL NOT INCREASE CHANCES OF WINNING.
1.     ELIGIBILITY:  This “CES 2013 Twitter Sweepstakes” (the “Sweepstakes”) is only open to natural persons who are legal residents of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia (excluding territories) and age 18 or older at the time of entry.  Employees of Sony Electronics Inc. (“Sony”),  their affiliates and members of immediate family (spouse and parent, children and siblings and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and persons living in the same household, whether or not related, of such employees, sales representatives, distributors, advertising/Sweepstakes/web design agencies and/or their affiliates, assigns or representatives; (hereinafter referred to collectively as “Sony & Others”) and all other persons or entities associated with the development, administration, Sweepstakes, execution of, or supply to this Sweepstakes are not eligible to enter or win.  This Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and is void where prohibited.

2.     HOW TO ENTER:  To enter the Sweepstakes, visit http://blog.sony.com and post your answers to the question as a comment on the blog post “CES 2013 Twitter Sweepstakes”

Additional profile information will be optional and not required to enter the Sweepstakes, and will not impact your chances of winning. Answers can also be posted via Twitter to @SonyElectronics, and using the hashtag #SonyCES.

The entry/Tweet (i) may not be inappropriate, offensive, libelous or defamatory, pornographic, sexually explicit, unlawful or plagiarized, as determined by Sony in its sole discretion; (ii) must not be harassing, abusive, threatening, harmful, vulgar, profane, obscene, excessively violent, racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable or offensive in any way, as determined by Sony in its sole discretion; (iii) may not violate or encourage others to violate any applicable law, statute, ordinance or regulation; (iv) may not defame or invade publicity rights or privacy of any person, living or deceased, or otherwise infringe upon any person’s personal or property rights or any other third party rights; (v) may not contain commercial or corporate advertising, including but not limited to corporate logos, brand names, and slogans, other than those relating to Sony; (vi) may not include any viruses, worms, corrupt files, Trojan horses, or other forms of corruptive code or content that may harm or compromise the Sweepstakes website, associated third party websites  and/or the proper conduct of the Sweepstakes; (vii) may not use any watermarks or distinguishing artist marks (such as signatures); and (viii) if found to be in violation of these rules will be disqualified and therefore removed from the Sweepstakes.

3.   PROMOTION PERIOD:  The Sweepstakes starts at 9 a.m. Pacific Standard Time on January 8, 2013, and ends at 9 a.m. Pacific Standard Time on January 11, 2013 (the “Promotion Period”). All entries must be received by Sony during the Promotion Period.  Limit one entry per person. All entries submitted become the sole property of Sony and will not be returned.  Online entries will be deemed to have been submitted by the registered subscriber of the e-mail account from which the entry is made.  Entries generated by a script, macro or other automated means are prohibited and will be disqualified.

4.     SELECTION OF WINNER:  Selection of the winners will be at random from the lot of entrants who fill in the blank: “The #SonyCES tech I’m most curious about is _________” and tweet their response to @SonyElectronics during the Promotion Period. This selection will take place within six (6) days of the end of the Promotion Period.  All decisions by Sony regarding selection of the winner shall be binding and final in all respects.

5.     GENERAL CONDITIONS:  Issues concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules shall be governed by the laws of the State of Delaware. All disputes arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes will be resolved individually, and without resort to class action. Should there be a conflict between the laws of the State of Delaware and any other laws, the conflict will be resolved in favor of the laws of the State of Delaware. All judgments or awards shall be limited to actual incurred out-of-pocket expenses (excluding attorneys’ fees) associated with participation in this Sweepstakes and shall not include any indirect, punitive, incidental and/or consequential damages.  The respective potential winners of the Grand Prizes will be selected by Sony via random drawing on or about January 15, 2013 from among the total number of all eligible entries received throughout the Promotion Period.  Winners will be required to sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility and Release of Publicity and Liability within fourteen (14) days of notification.  In the event of noncompliance, if the winner cannot be reached at the e-mail address or Twitter account submitted with entry, or if the prize or prize notification is returned as unclaimed or undeliverable, the prize will be forfeited and Sony may select an alternate winner.  No cash alternative or substitution of any prizes will be offered.  No prize transfer permitted. Sony reserves the sole right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value.  Limit one prize per person. Entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sony, which are final and binding in all respects.  All taxes, fees, and surcharges on prizes are the sole responsibility of the prize winners.  Any winner agrees to provide Sony with necessary information to complete any necessary I.R.S. 1099 and other forms. Acceptance of a Prize constitutes the winner’s consent to the use of his/her name, biographical information, photograph, likeness, and/or statements made by or attributed to winner for advertising and publicity purposes as determined by Sony or its designees without further compensation, except where prohibited by law. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. Any entrant who tampers with the Sweepstakes or engages in fraudulent activity with respect to the Sweepstakes will be disqualified.  Registrations received from any persons or email addresses in excess of the stated limitation will be void.    Sony is not responsible for lost, late or illegible entries.

SONY MAKES NO WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NONINFRINGEMENT.

6.     PRIZE AND ODDS OF WINNING:  1st prize: Sony VAIO Tap ($999.99) 2nd prize: Sony Google TV Player ($169.99), 3rd prize: Xperia ion and NFC speaker ($449.99 and $69) Odds of winning depend on the number of submissions received during the Promotion Period.  A winner will be selected in accordance with Section 4 of these Official Rules.

7.     RELEASE OF LIABILITY: All Sweepstakes entrants release Sony and Others from any and all liability and claims or causes of action with respect to or in any way arising from this Sweepstakes and/or acceptance or use of the prizes, including without limitation liability for personal injury, death, damages, or financial loss. Sony is not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by website users or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes or by any technical or human error which may occur in the processing of submissions in the Sweepstakes.  Sony and Others assume no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries.  Sony and Others are not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer on-line-systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, or failure of e-mail on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any web site or combination thereof, including injury or damage to entrants or to any person’s computer related to or resulting from participating in this Sweepstakes.  Sony is not responsible for user cheating or fraud by any entrants or third parties.  Any activities intended to disrupt or interfere with the Sweepstakes, or defraud Sony in any way may be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.  Entrants engaging in any of the foregoing activities will be disqualified and will forfeit any prizes won.

If, for any reason, the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, including without limitation infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of Sony which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, Sony reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes.

8.    SWEEPSTAKES SPONSOR:  CES 2013 Sweepstakes Sony Electronics Inc., 16530 Via Esprillo, San Diego, CA 92127.

9.    Winner List:  For the names of the winners, go to Sony.com/Blog or send email to SonyBlog@am.sony.com no later than February 28, 2013. CES 2013 Sweepstakes Official Rules may not be reprinted or republished in whole or in part without the prior written permission of Sony Electronics Inc.

Copyright 2013 Sony Electronics Inc. All rights reserved.

 

 

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  1. Chien-Chung Chang wrote: January 8, 2013 5:07pm

    @SonyElectronics The #SonyCES tech I’m most curious about is Sony goto both Google TV and Opera TV

    Reply
  2. Felix wrote: January 8, 2013 5:20pm

    @SonyElectronics The #SonyCES tech I’m most curious about is the keyboard

    Reply
  3. Dave Wolnik wrote: January 8, 2013 5:27pm

    The #SonyCES tech I’m most curious about is Sony Google TV™ set-top box

    Reply
  4. Keith wrote: January 8, 2013 5:27pm

    The #SonyCES tech I’m most curious about is the Xperia Z.

    Reply
  5. Patricia C wrote: January 8, 2013 5:47pm

    The #SonyCES tech I’m most curious about is the Xperia ion

    Reply
  6. ben wrote: January 8, 2013 6:06pm

    The #SonyCES tech I’m most curious about is new Google TV hardware.

    Reply
  7. andrew wrote: January 8, 2013 6:13pm

    the #SonyCES tech I’m most curious about is the xperia z

    Reply
  8. Cody wrote: January 8, 2013 6:13pm

    The #SonyCES tech I’m most curious about is the Google TV set top box.

    Reply
  9. Boe Kelley wrote: January 8, 2013 6:14pm

    @SonyElectronics The #SonyCES tech I’m most curious about is the new Google TV hardware and Google TV 3.0

    Reply
  10. Jag wrote: January 8, 2013 6:20pm

    The #SonyCES tech I’m most curious about is 4K TVs

    Reply
  11. Hallie wrote: January 8, 2013 6:27pm

    @SonyElectronics The #SonyCES tech I’m most curious about is Sony Google TV box.

    Reply
  12. Tim Tocher wrote: January 8, 2013 6:30pm

    @SonyElectronics The #SonyCES tech I’m most curious about is the Google TV Box.

    Reply
  13. jason laird wrote: January 8, 2013 6:38pm

    The #SonyCES tech I’m most curious about is new Google TV

    Reply
  14. Srikanth wrote: January 8, 2013 6:45pm

    @SonyElectronics The #SonyCES tech I’m most curious about is the Sony VAIO® Tap

    Reply
  15. Melinda G wrote: January 8, 2013 6:52pm

    The #SonyCES tech I’m most curious about is the Xperia Z, you had me at mil-spec. The 5 inch display is just gravy.

    Reply
  16. chad wrote: January 8, 2013 6:56pm

    The #SonyCES tech I’m most curious about is the new phones that will be offered

    Reply
  17. Mo wrote: January 8, 2013 7:00pm

    @SonyElectronics The #SonyCES tech I’m most curious about is the Xperia Z

    Reply
  18. Steve Smith wrote: January 8, 2013 7:08pm

    The #SonyCES tech I’m most curious about is the new sexy Google TV remote! My Revue looks mighty antiquated and my Television could use some voice control from the remote.

    Reply
  19. Ivan wrote: January 8, 2013 7:13pm

    @SonyElectronics The #SonyCES tech I’m most curious about is the Sony GoogleTV player.

    Reply
  20. Bart Ratner wrote: January 8, 2013 7:17pm

    The #SonyCES tech I’m most curious about is Sony Google TV™ set-top box

    Reply
  21. Peter Chiang wrote: January 8, 2013 7:20pm

    @SonyElectronics The #SonyCES tech I’m most curious about is the keyboard

    Reply
  22. Yogesh Jadhav wrote: January 8, 2013 7:51pm

    The #SonyCES tech I’m most curious about is Sony Google TV™ set-top box

    Reply
  23. Siarhei Khilko wrote: January 8, 2013 7:54pm

    The #SonyCES tech I’m most curious about is Sony Google TV box.

    Reply
  24. julio wrote: January 8, 2013 7:55pm

    The #SonyCES tech I’m most curious about is Xperia smartphones!

    Reply
  25. Jacob Loeb wrote: January 8, 2013 7:57pm

    The #SonyCES tech I’m most curious about is the Sony Google TV.

    Reply
  26. Saurabh S wrote: January 8, 2013 8:10pm

    The #SonyCES tech I’m most curious about is Google TV product from Sony.

    Reply
  27. Craig Bennett II wrote: January 8, 2013 8:17pm

    The #SonyCES tech I’m most curious about is the Vaio Tap. I’m wondering what type of review I would give it on my http://techreviewsandhelp.com/ site, if I got my hands on one.

    Reply
  28. Richard Groben wrote: January 8, 2013 8:19pm

    The #SonyCES tech I’m most curious about is the Vaio Tap. Seems like a really awesome piece of equipment that I won’t be able to fit in my budget!

    Reply
  29. Robert S wrote: January 8, 2013 8:20pm

    The #SonyCES tech I’m most curious about is definitely the NFC speaker

    Reply
  30. Craig Bennett II wrote: January 8, 2013 8:21pm

    The #SonyCES tech I’m most curious about is the Vaio Tap. How much better is this than what I currently have?

    Reply
  31. margie farwell wrote: January 8, 2013 8:21pm

    The #SonyCES tech I’m most curious about is the Sony Google TV set top box.

    Reply
  32. Eric wrote: January 8, 2013 8:24pm

    The #SonyCES tech I’m most curious about is if the Google TV box can actually make Google TV a part of my daily life.

    Reply
  33. shaquan crawfod wrote: January 8, 2013 8:30pm

    The #sonyces I’m most curious about the new google tv hardware

    Reply
  34. Eileen Hollander wrote: January 8, 2013 8:37pm

    The#SonyCES tech curious about is new Google TV hardwareh I’m

    Reply
  35. carlos wrote: January 8, 2013 8:44pm

    The #SonyCES tech I’m most curious about is the Xperia Z – ~

    Reply
  36. Ashley dunn wrote: January 8, 2013 8:53pm

    The #SonyCES tech I’m most curious about is Sony Google tv set top box.

    Reply
  37. bha wrote: January 8, 2013 9:11pm

    @SonyElectronics The #SonyCES tech I’m most curious about is Sony Google TV™ set-top box

    Reply
  38. Roger wrote: January 8, 2013 9:18pm

    The #SonyCES tech I’m most curious about is the Sony VAIO tap or the Google TV set top box.

    Reply
  39. Tony Mattes wrote: January 8, 2013 9:24pm

    The #SonyCES tech I’m most curious about is the NSZ-GP9. I have the NSZ-GT1 and LOVE LOVE LOVE it. Time to check out the new one!

    Reply
  40. Brad Eidsvold wrote: January 8, 2013 9:25pm

    The #SonyCES tech I’m most curious about is that waterproof Xperia Z -I’m drowning in my divorce and that could be handy :)

    Reply
  41. mscrismommy wrote: January 8, 2013 9:34pm

    @SonyElectronics The #SonyCES tech I’m most curious about is Google TV

    Reply
  42. Shane Brown wrote: January 8, 2013 9:40pm

    The #SonyCES tech I’m most curious about is the Google TV box!

    Reply
  43. Prabhat P. wrote: January 8, 2013 9:51pm

    The #SonyCES tech I’m most curious about is if you are going to announce a Nexus Phone!

    Reply
  44. Pete P wrote: January 8, 2013 10:03pm

    The #SonyCES tech I’m most curious about is new Google TV with plex support.

    Reply
  45. Rakesh Jain wrote: January 8, 2013 10:11pm

    The #SonyCES tech I’m most curious about is the NFC speaker… absolutely. What a novel idea and how useful it is going to be. Good job Sony.

    Reply
  46. David wrote: January 8, 2013 10:23pm

    “The #SonyCES tech I’m most curious about is when will SONY update to GTV v3.0.”

    Reply
  47. Keith wrote: January 8, 2013 10:35pm

    The #sonyCES tech I’m most curious about is the OLED TV.

    Reply
  48. Bala wrote: January 8, 2013 10:48pm

    At SonyCES tech I’m most curious about is ultra HD TV.

    Reply
  49. Linn wrote: January 8, 2013 10:56pm

    The #SonyCES tech I’m most curious about is Sony Google TV™ set-top box

    Reply
  50. Michael Snyder wrote: January 8, 2013 11:19pm

    The #SonyCES tech I’m most curious about is the new Internet Player remote control with voice search.

    Reply

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