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Red Bull Stratos - Drop Zone Competition


These are the Official Rules ("Rules") that govern how the Red Bull Stratos Drop Zone competition will operate. This promotion is referred to as the "Competition" throughout the rest of these Rules. In order to participate in the Competition, you must agree to these Rules. Therefore, please read these Rules prior to entry to ensure you understand and agree. You agree that participation in the Competition constitutes agreement to these Rules and that you may not compete in the Competition and will not be eligible to receive the prizes described herein unless you agree to these Rules. These Rules constitute a binding legal agreement between you and Red Bull Media House GmbH ("Red Bull") with respect to the Competition.

In these Rules, "We," "Our," and "Us" refer to Red Bull, the sponsor of the Competition. "You," "Your," and "I," refer to an eligible Competition entrant.

1.    What's the Competition?

Go to and take part in our Drop Zone Competition. Pin the position on the map where you think Felix will land and share it with your friends on Facebook and Twitter.
The fan who's pin is closest to the actual position will win a model of the watch that Felix will wear when he attempts to break the speed of sound in freefall.

2.    When does the Competition start and end?

The Competition starts at 12:01 a.m. Pacific Time ("PT") on July 24th, 2012 and ends at the day when Felix Baumgartner and the capsule successfully leave the ground during the final mission launch process or on December 31st, 2012 each at 11:59 p.m PT - whichever is sooner. (the "Competition Period").

3.    Can you enter?

You are eligible to enter this Competition if you meet the following requirements:
a)    You are at least sixteen (16) years of age or older at the time of entry; and
b)    You are NOT an employee of Red Bull or an employee of a Red Bull affiliate; and
c)    You are NOT involved in any part of the administration and execution of this Competition; and
d)    You are NOT an immediate family (parent, sibling, spouse, child) or household member of a Red Bull employee, an employee of a Red Bull affiliate, or a person involved in any part of the administration and execution of this Competition; and
e)    You have registered a Facebook and/or Twitter account.
This Competition is void where prohibited by law.

4.    What is/are the prize(s)?

First Prize is a Zenith El Primero Stratos Flyback Striking 10th watch, five runner up prizes of Red Bull Stratos merchandise.
If for any reason the advertised prize is unavailable, we reserve the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value. If You are a winner of this Competition:
a)    You may not exchange your prize for cash or any other merchandise or services.
b)    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 winner.
c)    If you accept a prize, you will be solely responsible for all applicable taxes related to accepting the prize.

5.    How will you know if you are a winner?

If you are the potential winner of one of the prizes we will notify you by email or via direct message no later than 11:59 p.m. PT within seven days of the successful completion of the final mission. The potential winner is subject to verification of eligibility. You will receive the Prize free of charge via Mail or will be required to pick up the Prize from the Red Bull Media House in Wals near Salzburg, Austria.

6.    What other conditions are you agreeing to by entering this Competition?

By entering this Competition, you agree and/or understand that:
a)    You will abide by these Rules;
b)    Our decisions will be final and binding on all matters related to this Competition;
c)    We may use your proper name in all manner of marketing, advertising, promotional and other materials, online, in print, and in any other media and formats whether now known or later developed, in perpetuity, without payment or compensation to you, except where prohibited by law;
d)    We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process and to cancel, terminate, modify and/or suspend the Competition in the event of tampering or other circumstances, including but not limited to acts of God or civil disturbance that render it impractical or impossible to complete or fulfill the Competition as originally planned; and
e)    We reserve the right to make changes to these Rules. Any such changes will become effective upon notice at or other means of wide dissemination.

7.    Taxes

PROVISION OF THE PRIZES TO A POTENTIAL WINNER IS SUBJECT TO THE EXPRESS REQUIREMENT THAT S(HE) SUBMIT TO RED BULL ALL DOCUMENTATION REQUESTED BY RED BULL TO PERMIT IT TO COMPLY WITH ALL APPLICABLE STATE, FEDERAL AND LOCAL TAX REPORTING AND WITHHOLDING REQUIREMENTS. ALL PRIZES WILL BE NET OF ANY TAXES RED BULL IS REQUIRED BY LAW TO WITHHOLD. ALL TAXES IMPOSED ON PRIZES ARE THE SOLE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE WINNERS. In order to receive the  Prize, potential winners must submit the tax documentation requested by Red Bull or otherwise required by applicable law, to Red Bull or the relevant tax authority, all as determined by applicable law, including, where relevant, the law of the potential winner's country of residence. The potential winner is responsible for ensuring that (s)he complies with all the applicable tax laws and filing requirements. If a potential winner fails to provide such documentation or comply with such laws, the prize may be forfeited and Red Bull may, in its sole discretion, select an alternative potential winner.

8.    General Conditions

All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. Red Bull reserves the right to disqualify any entrant from the Competition if, in Red Bull's sole discretion, it reasonably believes that the entrant has attempted to undermine the legitimate operation of the Competition by cheating, deception, hacking or other unfair playing practices or annoys, abuses, threatens or harasses any other entrants or Red Bull.

9.    Privacy

Participants agree that personal data including, but not limited to, name, mailing address, phone number, and email address may be collected, processed, stored and otherwise used for the purposes of conducting and administering the Competition.  To enter the Competition, visit the Red Bull Stratos Website and follow the directions provided to register. You may also join the Competition via Facebook Connect or your Twitter Account to receive one (1) entry into this Competition. This data may also be used by Red Bull to verify an entrant's identity, postal address and telephone number in the event an entrant qualifies for any applicable prize as well as to deliver the applicable prizes. Entrants have the right to access, review, rectify or cancel any personal data held by Red Bull in connection with the Competition by writing to Red Bull Media House (Attention: Red Bull Stratos Drop Zone Competition) Oberst-Lepperdinger-Strasse 11-15, 5071 Wals near Salzburg, Austria or send an e-mail to:

10.    Limitation of Liability

By entering this Competition, you agree to release, discharge and hold harmless Red Bull. and its partners, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising agencies, agents and their employees, officers, directors, and representatives from any claims, losses, and damages arising out of, or relating to, your participation in this Competition or any Competition-related activities and the acceptance and use, misuse, or possession of any prize awarded hereunder (including, without limitation, any misrepresentation made by the entrant in connection with the Competition; any non-compliance by the entrant with these Rules; claims brought by persons or entities other than the parties to these Rules arising from or related to the entrant's involvement with the Competition; acceptance, possession, misuse or use of any prize or participation in any Competition-related activity or participation in this Competition; any malfunction or other problem with any Competition website, including the Red Bull Stratos Website; any error in the collection, processing, or retention of entry information; or any typographical or other error in the printing, offering or announcement of any prize or winner).The foregoing includes, without limitation, any claim for personal injury, property loss or damage, or death arising in any way in connection with the Competition.
Red Bull assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, or delay in operation or transmission; communications line failure; theft or destruction of or unauthorized access to Competition codes and passwords; or alteration of entries. Red Bull is not responsible for any problems with or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any Red Bull Stratos Website entry to be received on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website, human errors of any kind, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to your or any other persons' computer related to or resulting from participation, uploading or downloading of any materials related to this Competition.
Normal Internet access and usage charges imposed by your online service provider will apply.
Mobile entrants will be charged according to their carrier's standard text messaging rates and should contact their carrier for pricing plans and details. Text-messaging may not be available through all wireless carriers.

11.    Elimination

Any false information provided within the context of the Competition by any entrant concerning identity, mailing address, telephone number, email address or non-compliance with these Rules or the like may (within the sole discretion of Red Bull) result in the immediate elimination of the entrant from the Competition.

12.    Right to Cancel, Modify or Disqualify

If for any reason the Competition is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures,  any other causes which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, moral or proper conduct of the Competition, Red Bull reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Competition. Red Bull further reserves the right to disqualify any entrant who tampers with the submission process or any other part of the Competition or any Competition website (including, without limitation, the Red Bull Stratos Website). Any attempt by an entrant to deliberately damage any web site, including any Competition website, or undermine the legitimate operation of the Competition is a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, Red Bull reserves the right to seek damages from any such entrant to the fullest extent of the applicable law.

13.    Choice of Law

These Rules shall be governed by and construed in accordance with Austrian law. All disputes arising out of or in connection with these Rules, including any questions regarding its existence, validity or termination, shall exclusively be settled by the court responsible for commercial matters in Vienna's First District in accordance with the law in force in Austria, without reference to its conflicts of law provisions. The application of the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods of April 11, 1980, shall be excluded.

14. How can you find out who won?

We will post the name of the confirmed winners on the leaderboard on the Red Bull Stratos Website within seven days of the successful completion of the final mission or until December 31st 2012. We may also post, among other things, additional information related to the winners.