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  • During the Sweepstakes Period, enter the Sweepstakes by sending an original tweet about a moment of victorious feeling that includes the hashtag #kaching (“Entry”). Hashtag is not case sensitive. You must have a Twitter account. You are not required to mention Capital One in your tweet. You are not required to follow Capital One’s account on Twitter (@CapitalOne). If you do not have a Twitter account, visit www.twitter.com and register for a free Twitter account to participate.

  • Capital One® Quicksilver 2013 social Sweepstakes



    1. ELIGIBILITY: The Capital One® Quicksilver 2013 Social Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia, who are 18 years of age or older. Employees, directors, officers, and agents of Capital One N.A. (“Sponsor”), its parent company, divisions, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotional agencies, including Ignition Network, and any other company involved in the development, promotion, or execution of the Sweepstakes, as well as the members of each of the immediate families (spouse, parents, children, siblings, and in-laws) and persons residing in the same household as such individuals are not eligible to enter or win. Void where prohibited by law. Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations.

    2. HOW TO ENTER: The Sweepstakes begins at or about 12:00:01 am CT on 10/28/13 and ends after all prizes have been awarded or at 11:59:59 pm CT on 11/24/13, whichever occurs first (the “Sweepstakes Period”). During the Sweepstakes Period, enter the Sweepstakes by sending an original tweet about a moment of victorious feeling that includes the hashtag #kaching (“Entry”). Hashtag is not case sensitive. You must have a Twitter account. You are not required to mention Capital One in your tweet. You are not required to follow Capital One’s account on Twitter (@CapitalOne). If you do not have a Twitter account, visit www.twitter.com and register for a free Twitter account to participate.  

      There is no limit on the number of entries per person/Twitter account per day, provided each entry is unique. Original tweets with the hashtag #kaching and retweets of original tweets with the hashtag #kaching will qualify for entry into the Sweepstakes. Duplicate tweets with the hashtag #kaching will not qualify for entry into the Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process. Entries may be subject to verification. Entries will be deemed to have been submitted by the authorized Twitter account holder associated with the username used to tweet the Entry. The authorized Twitter account holder is defined as the natural person who is assigned to a Twitter username by Twitter.  

      Entry must be original and must not be obscene, indecent or contain profanity; must not include any trademarks owned by anyone other than the Sponsor; must not include or infringe any copyrighted materials owned by any third party; must not reference or promote the use of alcohol, illegal drugs, tobacco, or firearms/weapons; must not include disparaging remarks about Sponsor or its products/services or be otherwise inconsistent with the Sponsor’s positive image; must not violate the Twitter.com Terms of Service, and must not identify or reference any specific person (“Entry Restrictions”). Sponsor reserves the right to waive the Entry Restrictions set forth herein, or disqualify the Entry, on a case by case basis in its reasonable discretion. 

      Use of automated methods to enter are prohibited. Entries that have been generated by a script, macro, bot or any other automated means will be deemed void. Entrant may not enter using multiple Twitter accounts. If Entrant attempt to enter with multiple Twitter accounts, under multiple identities, Entrant will be disqualified and forfeit any and all prizes won, at the Sponsor's discretion. Proof of submission of an entry will not be deemed to be proof of receipt by Sponsor.


      Up to Thirty Five (35) Grand Prizes: $1,500 (awarded as a check payable to the winner).

    4. GRAND PRIZE DRAWINGS: A random drawing to award one Grand Prize will be conducted for each 100,000 tweets that include the #kaching or one of the “Moment of Victory” hashtags listed below. Up to Thirty Five (35) Grand Prizes will be awarded, after which the Sweepstakes will end. Drawings will be conducted by Ignition Network, an independent judging organization, whose decisions are final on all matters relating to the Sweepstakes. Odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible Entries received for each 100,000 Tweets that contain the #kaching hashtag or one of the “Moment of Victory” hashtags. Non-winning Entries will not be carried over into any subsequent drawings. “Moment of Victory” hashtags are: #BringHomeBacon, #caching, #Ca-ching, #CashIn, #chaching, #Champion, #EasyMoney, #EpicWin, #EveryDamnDay, #ForTheWin, #FTW, #GetAhead, #GotThis, #Jackpot, #KaCHING, #ka-ching, #LikeABoss, #MakeItRain, #NoBrainer, #NoGames, #Score, #Straightshooting, #ThatsMoney, #TheUltimate, #Unlimited, #win, #winning and #Woot. Hashtag is not case sensitive. Tweets with a “Moment of Victory” hashtag will not result in an entry into the Sweepstakes.

    5. WINNER NOTIFICATION/VERIFICATION: Potential winners will be notified by direct Twitter message to the Twitter username from which the selected Entry was received. Potential winners will be required to send their contact information to the email address specified in the notification message within three (3) days of receiving the notification message or prize will be forfeited in its entirety and may be awarded to an alternate winner.  Potential winners are subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with these Official Rules. Potential Grand Prize winners will be required to sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release (except where requiring a publicity release is prohibited) and IRS Form W-9 within five (5) days of attempted notification or prize will be forfeited in its entirety and may be awarded to an alternate winner. Failure to provide all required information and a signature on the documents will result in forfeiture of winner’s right to claim a prize and may be awarded to an alternate winner, if time permits. In the event of noncompliance with these Official Rules, or if prize notification or prize is returned as undeliverable, the prize will be forfeited and may be awarded to an alternate winner, if time permits as determined by the sponsor. Sponsor reserves the right in their sole discretion to substitute a prize with one of comparable or greater value. Limit three (3) Grand Prizes per person/Twitter Account/household.

    6. ADDITIONAL TERMS: Submission of an Entry grants Sponsor and its agents an unlimited, worldwide, perpetual, license and right to publish, use, adapt, edit and/or modify such Entry in any way, in any and all media, without limitation, and without consideration to the entrant, whether or not such submission is selected as a winning Entry.  By accepting a prize, winners consent to the use of their names, likenesses, statements, voices and/or biographical information for advertising and promotional purposes without additional compensation, except where prohibited by law. All winners, by acceptance of prize(s), acknowledge compliance with these Official Rules and agree to release and hold Sponsor, its affiliates, subsidiaries, and each company’s respective officers, directors, employees, independent contractors, representatives, and agents (“Releasees”) harmless from and against any claim or cause of action arising out of participation in the Sweepstakes or the receipt, redemption or use of a prize, including any injuries or damages of any kind sustained in connection with the use, acceptance, possession or awarding of any prize. By participating in this Sweepstakes, Entrant agrees to be bound by the Official Rules and by the decisions of the independent judging organization, which are final and binding on all matters. Sponsor reserves the right to modify prize and award procedures at its discretion.

    7. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: Sponsor and Releasees are not responsible for printing, typographical, human or other errors of any kind in any Sweepstakes-related materials or for entries that are lost for any reason, including electronic, computer, or network error, omission, interruption, defect, delay in operation or transmission, or any combination thereof. If, for any reason, this Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, or infection by computer viruses, bugs, or tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, actions of entrants, technical failures, or any other causes corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend the Sweepstakes and award prizes from among all eligible non-suspect entries validly received prior to the action requiring such modification.  Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes; to be acting in violation of the Official Rules; or to be acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten, or harass any other person and void any associated prize claims. Caution: Any attempt by a participant to deliberately damage any website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes may be a violation of criminal and civil laws, and should such an attempt be made, the SponsorS and Administrator reserve the right to seek damages from any such participant to the fullest extent of the law. Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical, technical, or other error in the administration of the Sweepstakes or in the announcement of prize winners. In no event will more than the number of prizes stated in these Official Rules be awarded. If, for any reason, more prize notifications are sent (or more claims are received) than the number of prizes offered, as set forth in these Official Rules, Sponsor reserves the right to award the intended number of prizes through a random drawing from among all eligible prize claims received. In the event Sponsor is prevented from continuing with the Sweepstakes or the integrity and/or feasibility of the Sweepstakes is severely undermined by any event beyond the control of Sponsor, including but not limited to fire, flood, epidemic, earthquake, explosion, labor dispute or strike, act of God or public enemy, satellite or equipment failure, riot or civil disturbance, war (declared or undeclared), terrorist threat or activity, or any federal, state or local government law, order, or regulation, order of any court or jurisdiction, infection by computer virus, unauthorized intervention, technical failures or other cause not reasonably within the control of Sponsor (each a “Force Majeure” event or occurrence), Sponsor shall have the right, in its sole discretion, to abbreviate, modify, suspend, cancel or terminate the Sweepstakes without any further obligation.  If Sponsor, in its discretion, elects to alter this Sweepstakes as a result of a Force Majeure event, a notice will be posted to the Capital One Twitter feed. In the event of cancellation, Sponsor will award the prizes in a random drawing from among all valid and eligible entries received up to the time of such cancellation, providing a sufficient number of entries are received. By participating in this Sweepstakes and submitting an entry, each Entrant agrees: (i) to be bound by these Official Rules, including all entry requirements; (ii) to hold Sponsor harmless against any and all claims, injuries, damages, losses and liability that may occur, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from the participation in the Sweepstakes or from the receipt or use of any prize; and (iii) that Released Parties have neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation or guarantee, expressed or implied, in fact or in law relative to any prize, including but not limited to its quality, mechanical condition or fitness for a particular purpose. As a condition of participating in this Sweepstakes, each entrant agrees that any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes or the prizes awarded shall be governed by the laws of the State of Virginia, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules, and that any and all disputes that cannot be resolved between the parties and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively before a court located in Fairfax County, Virginia. Further, in such dispute, under no circumstances will entrant be  permitted to obtain awards for and hereby waives all rights to claim punitive; incidental; or consequential damages, including reasonable attorney’s fees, other than participants actual out of pocket expenses (i.e. costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes), and participant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased. In the event there is a discrepancy or inconsistency between disclosures or other statements contained in any Sweepstakes materials and the terms and conditions of the Official Rules, the Official Rules shall prevail, govern and control. This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by Twitter. Entrant is providing their information to Sponsor and not to Twitter. Questions regarding this Sweepstakes should be directed to Sponsor at cs@ignitionnetwork.com. Please see the privacy policy located at www.capitalone.com/identity-protection/privacy for details of Sponsor's policy regarding the use of personal information collected in connection with this Sweepstakes. If you are selected as a winner, your information may also be included in a publicly-available winner’s list.

    8. WINNERS LIST: For the names of the prize winners after 12/4/13, mail a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: Capital One Quicksilver 2013 Social Sweepstakes, 15000 Capital One Drive, Richmond, VA 23238. Requests must be received by 1/23/14.

    SPONSOR:  Capital One N.A., 1680 Capital One Drive, McLean, VA 22102.

    Twitter is not a sponsor of or affiliated with this Contest.