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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. L. wrote: January 10, 2013 2:20pm

    The #SonyCES tech I’m most curious about is the Bravia X900a Series 4k Ultra HDTV. Thanks for the chance!

    Reply
  2. Vivian wrote: January 10, 2013 2:43pm

    The #SonyCES tech I’m most curious about is Sony VAIO laptop

    Reply
  3. Beth wrote: January 10, 2013 2:47pm

    The @SonyElectronics #SonyCES tech I’m most interested in is the Xperia Z Smartphone.

    Reply
  4. Matin wrote: January 10, 2013 2:48pm

    @SonyElectronics. The #SonyCES tech I’m most curious about is Google TV set-top boxes.

    Reply
  5. Liv wrote: January 10, 2013 2:48pm

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

    Reply
  6. Marc wrote: January 10, 2013 2:52pm

    I really like the Sony Bravia X900A Series HDTV. The graphics look amazing.

    Reply
  7. Brandon Bethea wrote: January 10, 2013 3:19pm

    @SonyElectronics The #SonyCES tech I’m most curious about is the 4K Ultra TV.

    Reply
  8. Brent Slater wrote: January 10, 2013 3:50pm

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

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  9. Tari wrote: January 10, 2013 3:50pm

    The #SonyCES tech I’m most curious about is new hdtv’s

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  10. Michelle Simons wrote: January 10, 2013 4:05pm

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

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  11. Chris Glass wrote: January 10, 2013 4:14pm

    The #SonyCES tech I’m most curious about is eternally going to be the 4K OLED TVs.

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  12. Jeremy Sell wrote: January 10, 2013 4:24pm

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

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  13. Jason S. wrote: January 10, 2013 4:52pm

    The #SonyCES tech I’m most curious about is the Sony Smartwatch. I need one of these.

    Reply
  14. wayne wrote: January 10, 2013 4:54pm

    I am curious about the new TVs.

    Reply
  15. John R Howell wrote: January 10, 2013 5:41pm

    The #SonyCES tech I’m most curious about is The New Digital cybershots.

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  16. Jason C wrote: January 10, 2013 5:57pm

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

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  17. Cheryl Q. wrote: January 10, 2013 5:59pm

    @SonyElectronics The #SonyCES tech I’m most curious about is the internet player with Google TV

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  18. Summer Bonner wrote: January 10, 2013 6:11pm

    #SonyCES tech I’m most curious about is the Bravia X900a Series 4k Ultra HDTV!!!

    Reply
  19. Melinda G wrote: January 10, 2013 6:24pm

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

    Reply
  20. Katie Carroz wrote: January 10, 2013 7:11pm

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

    Reply
  21. Long wrote: January 10, 2013 7:33pm

    The #SonyCES tech I’m most curious about is Sony VAIO laptop

    Reply
  22. Debbie J wrote: January 10, 2013 7:35pm

    @SonyElectronics The #SonyCES tech I’m most curious about is the new 4K OLED TVS!

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  23. Roger Knopsnider wrote: January 10, 2013 7:48pm

    The #SonyCES tech I’m most curious about is Sony VAIO tap.

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  24. Audrey H. wrote: January 10, 2013 8:52pm

    The #SonyCES tech I’m most curious about is the 4k tvs.

    Reply
  25. Santiago wrote: January 10, 2013 8:55pm

    The #SonyCES tech I’m most curious about is the Xcellent “Xperia Z” Zuper mobile phone.

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  26. Jihyun wrote: January 10, 2013 8:56pm

    The #SonyCES tech I’m most curious about is SONY’s creativity!

    Reply
  27. kim a wrote: January 10, 2013 9:32pm

    The #SonyCES tech I’m most curious about is Sony’s waterproof Xperia Z @SonyElectronics.

    Reply
  28. Joey Carnes wrote: January 10, 2013 10:32pm

    @SonyElectronics The #SonyCES tech I’m most curious about is the GoogleTV set-top box! :)

    Reply
  29. Derek wrote: January 10, 2013 11:46pm

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

    Reply
  30. mike t wrote: January 11, 2013 2:22am

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

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  31. Tony wrote: January 11, 2013 2:55am

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

    Reply
  32. Notebook pc wrote: January 11, 2013 3:31am

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  33. lillie massingill wrote: January 11, 2013 4:13am

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

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  34. Diana smith hill wrote: January 11, 2013 4:33am

    @SonyElectronics I am most curious about the Sony Viao! #SonyCES

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  35. George wrote: January 11, 2013 4:47am

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

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  36. thang david wrote: January 11, 2013 5:01am

    The #SonyCES tech I’m most curious about is the sony google tv.

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  37. quinn wrote: January 11, 2013 5:16am

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

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  38. beatrice stobezki wrote: January 11, 2013 5:24am

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

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  39. Tracey Byram wrote: January 11, 2013 5:30am

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

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  40. David wrote: January 11, 2013 6:24am

    The #SonyCES tech I’m most curious about is Sony VAIO Tap

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  41. Lalith D wrote: January 11, 2013 6:30am

    The #SonyCES tech I’m most curious about is Sony VAIO Laptop

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  42. okiraan wrote: January 11, 2013 6:37am

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

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  43. sherri crawford wrote: January 11, 2013 6:45am

    the #SonyCES tech i’m most curious about is the NFC speaker

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  44. Rita Sharpe wrote: January 11, 2013 7:00am

    The #SonyCES tech I’m most curious about is Sony VAIO® Tap !!!

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  45. Katie Carroz wrote: January 11, 2013 7:10am

    The #SonyCES tech I’m most curious about is the Sony VAIO® Tap, every inch of it’s mobile magic.

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  46. Patty Dion wrote: January 11, 2013 7:31am

    The #SonyCES tech I’m most curious about is the nextgen 3D binoculars

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  47. John R Howell wrote: January 11, 2013 8:02am

    The #SonyCES tech I’m most curious about is The Sony 4K content BluRay discs.

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  48. Jegen wrote: January 11, 2013 8:09am

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

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  49. C R Williams wrote: January 11, 2013 8:10am

    The #SonyCES tech I’m most curious about is the cybershot camera

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  50. Betty Morgan wrote: January 11, 2013 8:34am

    “The #SonyCES tech I’m most curious about is Sony VAIO Tap.

    Reply

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