Sideshow Collectibles 2014 Comic-Con Trip Giveaway Rules



The 2014 San Diego Comic-Con Trip Giveaway is sponsored by Sideshow Collectibles, 2630 Conejo Spectrum Street, Thousand Oaks, CA 91320. The Giveaway begins at 8:00AM. (PT) on Wednesday, May 1, 2013 (05/01/2013) and ends at 11:59 p.m. (PT) on Wednesday, April 30, 2014 (04/30/2013). This giveaway is being run, promoted and fulfilled by the promoter – Sideshow Colletcibles. Comic-Con International: San Diego and and any of their subsidiaries and affiliates are in no way sponsors of this giveaway and are not responsible for any obligations in connection with this giveaway.

By entering the Giveaway, all contestants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sideshow Collectibles, in its sole discretion, in all matters relating to the giveaway and to be enrolled as subscribers to the Sideshow Collectibles newsletter. Participation in the newsletter may be terminated by the contestant at any time after the close of the Giveaway through the link at the bottom of the newsletter.


This giveaway is open to domestic and international individuals 18 years of age or older. Contestants agree to provide proof of age if requested by Sideshow Collectibles. Employees, officers and directors of Sideshow Collectibles and of its affiliates, distributors, retailers, licensors, advertising and promotional agencies (and their immediate family members, including parents, spouses, children and siblings) are not eligible to participate in the Giveaway.


To enter the Giveaway either log onto and follow the Giveaway entry rules or request entry rules via mail by sending a self-addressed stamped envelope to: 2014 San Diego Comic-Con Trip Giveaway c/o, 2630 Conejo Spectrum Street, Thousand Oaks, CA 91320 USA.

ALL ENTRANTS MUST FOLLOW THE INSTRUCTIONS FOR SUBMISSION CAREFULLY. There is a limit of one entry per person, household and/or email address. Entries may be submitted electronically or by physical mail to the address above. To be eligible, entries must be received by Sideshow Collectibles on or before 11:59 p.m. (PT) on Wednesday, April 30, 2014.

At any time prior to the selection of the prize winners, Sideshow Collectibles may modify or amend the Official Rules or suspend or cancel the Giveaway, in its sole discretion, for any reason without prior notice and without liability on its part.

Winner Selection

Sideshow Collectibles will notify the potential winners via e-mail that they may have won (subject to fulfillment of the terms and conditions) between May 1st – 10th, 2014. Entrants who have not won a Prize will not receive notification. Sideshow Collectibles is not responsible for any delay or failure to receive notification for any reason, including inactive e-mail accounts, technical difficulties, or the potential winners’ failure to adequately monitor any e-mail address. Entrants should ensure that their e-mail account spam filters are set to permit e-mails from to be delivered. The winner will be listed online at the San Diego Comic-Con Trip Giveaway page within approximately ten (10) days following the end of the Promotion Period. Entrants may request the name, city and state of residence of the winners by submitting a self-addressed, stamped envelope before April 30, 2014, to ’2014 San Diego Comic-Con Trip Giveaway’, c/o Sideshow Collectibles, 2630 Conejo Spectrum Drive, Thousand Oaks, CA 91320. By participating in the Giveaway, entrants agree that Sideshow Collectibles may provide their name, city, and the state of residence in response to such requests in the event they are a winner.


I. Grand Prize: The Grand Prize winner will receive:
Trip to 2014 International Comic-Con in San Diego: This a four-day, three-night trip for the Winner and one guest to San Diego, California, to attend the 2014 International Comic-Con event (July 24 – 27, 2014), and consists of the following:

  • Two round trip economy class tickets on the airline of Sideshow Collectibles’ choice from the closest commercial airport to the winner’s residence.
  • One room, double occupancy in downtown San Diego for three (3) nights (Thursday, Friday and Saturday) during Comic-Con (hotel TBA).
  • Two three-day admission passes to attend the 2013 International Comic-Con event in San Diego , CA

The value of the roundtrip airfare to San Diego will depend on the location of the winner’s residence. The approximate value of the trip, exclusive of airfare, is $2,000.

II. Runner- Up Prize: A $1,000USD Sideshow Gift Certificate good towards Sideshow Collectibles select In-Stock and Pre-Order merchandise. (See section entitled ‘Gift Certificate Specifications’ for Gift Certificate details and restrictions.)

Comic-Con Trip Conditions

Sideshow Collectibles reserves the right to substitute appropriate ground transportation for air transportation if Grand Prize winner resides within 150 miles of the San Diego Convention Center. In the event lower airfares are available from any commercial airport within a reasonable distance from the winner’s residence, Sideshow Collectibles reserves the option of booking from that airport. Once issued, tickets are governed by the carrier’s rules and regulations. Sideshow Collectibles reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to designate all flight particulars and route. The winner and any companion must travel from the same point of origin, on the same aircraft and itinerary. No change will be permitted to travel dates or passenger names once the travel portion of the Grand Prize has been booked by Sideshow Collectibles. The trip winner may be required to post a personal credit card at the time of hotel check-in to cover any additional expenses or room charges. These charges may include, but are not limited to, room service, food and beverage charges and phone charges. All expenses other than the room charge including, but not limited to, all meals, beverages, parking, gratuities, ground transportation to and from airports, car rental, excess baggage fees, airport fees, taxes, communication charges, additional hotel amenities or fees and gratuities, and fees for additional activities and all other items of a personal nature are the sole responsibility of the winner. Sideshow Collectibles reserves the right to change the location of hotel accommodations at any time. The Grand Prize winner agrees that the Sideshow shall not be liable to him or her or their heirs for property damage, injury or death, or any other loss that may arise (i) as a result of, whether wholly or partially, any act or omission of the Sideshow, or (ii) by reason of any other event over which the Sideshow has no control. In all other circumstances, the Sideshow’s total maximum liability shall be equal to the value of the Grand Prize.

Gift Certificate Specifications

Sideshow Collectibles Gift Certificates awarded to winners may only be redeemed through its online store,, and are valid on select In-Stock and Pre-Order merchandise. Gift certificates cannot be used during specialty order events, such as Priority Pre-order and Collect-n-go, or auction events. Gift Certificates are not valid for taxes of any kind (including but not limited to sales tax, VAT, Import fees, PST, VST, etc.) or on shipping costs. Gift Certificates do not earn Rewards, nor can they be combined with rewards, gift cards, e-coupons, Free shipping specials, gift certificates or other discounts. Gift Certificates have an expiration date of one year from date of issuance, are not exchangeable for cash and are not transferable. Redeemed portions of gift certificates cannot be reinstated if the order is cancelled for any reason.


Sideshow Collectibles is not responsible for any postponement or cancellation for any reason of any event, exhibit or attraction forming part of the Grand Prize. In the unlikely event that any portion of the Prize is cancelled, undeliverable or unable to take place for any reason (e.g., the postponement or cancellation of the scheduled event), the winner agrees that Sideshow has no further obligations to winner other than delivery of the remainder of the prize, and no other additional compensation will be provided. If product is offered as a portion of the prize and is received by the winner damaged, then the items will be covered by Sideshow’s current product Returns Policy. Winners will need to notify Sideshow of any product damages within 30 days of receipt of items. At that time, the items will be exchanged or if they are no longer available replaced with another product of like value. Notification after 30 days will render the replacement policy void.


The Giveaway is void where prohibited by law. By entering, the entrant assumes all liability for injury or damage caused or alleged to be caused by participation in the Giveaway and/or the acceptance, use, or misuse of any prize. Sideshow Collectibles and its officers, employees, contractors, designees and representatives, advertisers, promotional partners and affilliates( and Comic-Con International: San Diego) are not responsible for: any incorrect or inaccurate entry information; technical malfunctions; failures, omissions, interruptions, deletions or defects of any telephone network, computer online systems, computer equipment, servers, providers or software; inability to access web site; theft, tampering, destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries; data that is processed late or incorrectly, or is incomplete, stolen or lost due to telephone, computer or electronic malfunction or traffic congestion on telephone lines or the Internet or any web site or for any other reason whatsoever; or printing or other errors. Sideshow Collectibles shall not be liable to any winner or any other person for failure to supply the prize by reason of any act of God, any action, regulation, order or request by any governmental or quasi-governmental entity (whether or not the action, regulations, order or request proves to be invalid), equipment failure, terrorist acts, earthquake, war, fire, flood, explosion, unusually severe weather, hurricane, embargo, labor dispute or strike (whether legal or illegal) labor or material shortage, transportation interruption of any kind, work slow-down, civil disturbance, insurrection, riot, international carrier issues or any other cause beyond Sideshow Collectibles’ sole control. If for any reason, the Giveaway is not capable of running as planned or if infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, actions by entrants, fraud, technical failures or any other causes, in Sideshow Collectibles’ sole opinion, corrupts or affects the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Giveaway, Sideshow Collectibles reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual implicated in such action and/or to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend this Giveaway or any portion thereof. Any attempt by an entrant or any other individual to deliberately damage any web site or undermine the legitimate operation of the Giveaway is a violation of criminal and/or civil laws and should such an attempt be made, Sideshow reserves the right to seek damages and other remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law.