Official Competition Rules
Players of the Treasure Master Game of any age (except in those states mentioned below) are invited to participate in the competition. The competition period will begin at 12:00 noon EST on April 11, 1992 and will end at 12:00 midnight EST on April 11, 1992 or whenever all prizes have been awarded, whichever comes first. Prizes won by players under 18 years of age will be awarded to the winner's parents or legal guardian. The Treasure Master competition is open to all US residents, except in those states where any aspect of the competition is taxed, prohibited or restricted by law, including the states of Arizona, Louisiana, Montana and Vermont. Employees of American Softworks Corporation and Nintendo of America Inc., their affiliates, distributors, advertising agencies, printers and product designers and consultants and their employees and families are not eligible. Void where taxed, prohibited or restricted by law. All taxes applicable to any prizes will be the sole responsibility of prize winners. All federal, state and local laws apply.
Players must complete and return Part II of the special two-part Treasure Master game registration card so as to be received no later than 12:00 midnight EST on I'f
April 8, 1992. Timely receipt of registration cards will be verified by an indepen dent fulfillment organization. Identical serial numbers are printed at the bottom portion of both parts of the game registration card. Players must keep the other part marked 'KEEP THIS CARD" as these serial numbers will be used to verify the identity of players who have mailed in Part II of the game registration card and who have successfully completed the game portion of the competition (see below).
Between 12:00 noon EST and 1:00 P.M. EST on April 11, 1992, the Secret Password will be announced on MTV Music Television™. The Secret Password may also be obtained during the competition period by calling our special Treasure Master competition telephone number 1-900-370-TREASURE beginning at 12:00 noon EST on April 11. 1992. Call will cost $.50 per minute. Children under 18 ask your parents first. Average length of call is 3 minutes. After the competition period ends, the Secret Password may be obtained by writing to us at Treasure Master Secret Password, c/o American Softworks Corporation, 228 East 45th Street, New York, New York 10017. Please enclose a self-addressed, stamped envelope.
Once a player has learned the Secret Password, he or she must carefully enter the Secret Password by using his or her NES controller at the beginning of the Treasure Master Game. (See pages 6-7 under operating instructions.) A player who has entered the correct Secret Password must then successfully complete all five worlds (levels) of normal game play. Upon completion of the fifth world (level), players who have entered the correct Secret Password will be able to enter a special PRIZE WORLD (level).
Players who are able to successfully complete the special PRIZE WORLD will be instructed on screen to call the special WINNER'S HOTLINE. 1 900 370-U-WIN. Call will cost S.85 per minute. Children under 18 ask your parents first. Average length of call is 3 minutes. Operators will be available from 12:00 noon EST April 11,1992 through 12:00 midnight EST April 11,1992 to accept players' calls. To verify players' identity and successful completion of the game portion of the Treasure Master competition, operators will ask that players repeat the serial number which is printed on the bottom portion of Part I of the game registration card and state the identification number which appears at the end of the PRIZE WORLD. (NOTE: Identification numbers are unique to each individual Treasure Master Game Pak.) All winner determinations shall be made under the supervision of an independent fulfillment organization whose decision shall be final and binding on all matters relating to this competition.
Subject to all other terms and conditions of these Official Game Rules, prizes will be awarded to the first 36,252 eligible competitors whose game registration cards have been received by April 8, 1992 and who have successfully completed the game portion of the competition, including the PRIZE WORLD, and who have called our WINNER'S HOTLINE to verify eligibility and successful completion of the game during the competition period. Two (2) grand prizes will be awarded to the first two (2) eligible winners who call the WINNER'S HOTLINE during the competition period. Two hundred fifty (250) second prizes will be awarded to the next two hundred fifty (250) winners who call the WINNER'S HOTLINE during the competition period. Thereafter, third prizes will be awarded to the next 36,000 eligible winners who call the WINNER'S HOTLINE between 12:00 noon EST April 11, 1992 and 12:00 midnight EST April 11,1992.
1. One Grand Prize will be awarded to each of the first two verified eligible winners. Grand prize winners may choose one of the following:
a) fantasy Rock Concert - Travel for the Winner and three (3) family members or friends to one of a number of selected major rock music concerts to be held in a major US city during the 12 month period following the competition; hotel accommodations, ground transportation and best available concert seats; plus $5,000 spending money; or b) Fantasy Sports Event - Travel for the Winner and three (3) family members or friends to one of a number of selected major sports events to be held during the 12 month period following the competition in a major US city; hotel accommodations, ground transportation and best available seats; plus $5,000 spending money; or c) Fantasy AudioA/ideaRfiGm - Big screen (50 inch) TV; Super NES™ and 12 Super NES Game Paks; a brand name audio system fully installed anywhere in the United States; or d) $10,000.00
2. The next 250 verified eligible Second Prize winners each will receive:
3. The next 36,000 verified eligible Third Prize winners will receive:
• Official Poster-Size Winner's Certificate.
In the event that there are fewer than 36,000 eligible verified Third Prize winners, the remaining Third Prizes will not be awarded.
All departures and accommodations are subject to space availability; air travel is round trip, economy class by major U.S. carrier from airport nearest Winner's home in U.S. Hotel accommodations are for three days/two nights (two rooms; double occupancy). Fantasy Rock Concert and Fantasy Sports Event must be selected from a list supplied by American Softworks Corporation and all travel must be completed by April 12,1993. Audio System features brand name AM/FM stereo tuner, amplifier, cassette deck, CD player and two speakers. No transfers or substitutions of prizes, except by American Softworks Corporation, dependent upon product availability. Only one prize may be claimed per Game Pak purchased. Approximate retail value of Grand Prize is $10,000. Approximate retail value of Second Prize is $200.00; and approximate retail value of Third Prize is $5.00.
Grand Prize winners will be announced on our WINNER'S HOTLINE, 1-900-370 U-WIN. Call will cost $.85 per minute. Children under 18 ask your parents first. Average length of call is 3 minutes. Winners of Grand Prizes and Second Prizes will also be confirmed by mail within 5 days of the end of the competition period. Winners of Second and Third Prizes will receive their prizes by mail. (Allow 8 weeks for delivery.) Lists of Grand Prize and Second Prize winners may be obtained by sending a self-addressed, stamped envelope to:
Treasure Master Competition, c/o American Softworks Corporation 228 East 45th Street. New York, New York 10017.
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