These Official Rules (“Rules”) govern the operation of the Microsoft Marketing E3 Event Contest (“Contest”). Microsoft Corporation is the sponsor (“Sponsor”).




In these Rules, “Microsoft”, “we”, “our”, and “us”, refer to Sponsor and “you” and “yourself” refers to a contest participant. “Event” refers to the E3 event held in Los Angeles, CA, USA. By entering you (your parent/legal guardian if you are a minor) agree to be bound by these Rules




The Contest will operate during regular Event hours from June 10, 2019 to June 10, 2019 (“Entry Period”).




Open to any registered Event attendee 18 years of age or older. If you have not reached the age of majority in your area of residence, you must have consent of a parent or legal guardian. Employees and directors of Microsoft Corporation and its subsidiaries, persons involved in the execution or administration of this promotion, and the family members of each (dependents, immediate family members, and individuals residing in the same household) are not eligible. Void in Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Sudan, Syria, Region of Crimea, and where prohibited.


For business/tradeshow events: If you are attending the Event in your capacity as an employee, it is your sole responsibility to comply with your employer’s gift policies. Microsoft will not be party to any disputes or actions related to this matter.




To create and submit an entry, follow the scavenger hunt clues we post on twitter from @XboxGamePass and be the first person to arrive at the designated Event location to collect the prize


The entry limit is one per person during the Entry Period.


We are not responsible for excess, lost, late, damaged, or incomplete entries. If disputed, entries will be deemed submitted by the authorized account holder of the email address, social media profile, or other method used to enter.




Pending confirmation of eligibility, the potential prize winner will be selected by Microsoft or their Agent based on the following judging criteria:


  • 100% - First person to arrive at the designated prize claim location during the Entry Period

Winners will be notified immediately and must be present to win.


The decisions of the judges are final and binding. If we do not receive a sufficient number of entries meeting the entry requirements, we may, at our discretion, select fewer winners than the number of Contest Prizes described below. Winners will be required to complete a prize claim and tax form (“Forms”). If a selected winner cannot be contacted, is ineligible, fails to claim a prize or fails to return any Forms, the selected winner will forfeit their prize and an alternate winner will be selected time allowing. Only three alternate winners will be selected, after which unclaimed prizes will remain unawarded.




The following prizes will be awarded:


One (1) Grand Prize (s). A Prize Package consisting of the following items:


A(n) Xbox One X. Approximate Retail Value (ARV) $499.99.

A(n) One year of Xbox Game Pass Ultimate. Approximate Retail Value (ARV) $179.88.


The total Approximate Retail Value (ARV) of this Package is $679.87.


The ARV of electronic prizes is subject to price fluctuations in the consumer marketplace based on, among other things, any gap in time between the date the ARV is estimated for purposes of these Official Rules and the date the prize is awarded or redeemed. We will determine the value of the prize to be the fair market value at the time of prize award


The total Approximate Retail Value (ARV) of all prizes: $679.87


We will only award one (1) prize(s) per person. No more than the stated number of prizes will be awarded. No substitution, transfer, or assignment of prize permitted, except that Microsoft reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value in the event the offered prize is unavailable. Prizes are awarded “AS IS” with no warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including but not limited to, the implied warranties or merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement. Prize winners may be required to complete and return prize claim and / or tax forms (“Forms”) within the deadline stated in the winner notification. Taxes on the prize, if any, are the sole responsibility of the winner, who is advised to seek independent counsel regarding the tax implications of accepting a prize. By accepting a prize, you agree that Microsoft may use your entry, name, image and hometown online and in print, or in any other media, in connection with this Contest without payment or compensation to you, except where prohibited by law.



The odds of winning are based on the number and quality of eligible entries received.




To the extent allowed by law, by entering you agree to release and hold harmless Microsoft and its respective parents, partners, subsidiaries, affiliates, employees and agents from any and all liability or any injury, loss or damage of any kind arising in connection with this Contest or any prize won.


All local laws apply. The decisions of Microsoft are final and binding


We reserve the right to cancel, change or suspend this Contest for any reason, including cheating, technology failure, catastrophe, war or any other unforeseen or unexpected event that affects the integrity of this Contest, whether human or mechanical. If the integrity of the Contest cannot be restored, we may select winners from among all eligible entries received before we had to cancel, change or suspend the Contest. Rules violators will be prosecuted to the full extent of the law and may be banned from participation in Microsoft Contests.




Send email to with the subject line “E3 winners” within 30 days of June 10, 2019 to receive a list of winners that received a prize worth $25.00 or more




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