The Website is Down T-Shirt Giveaway on Twitter

Who wants to win a free t-shirt?  Follow these steps to enter the contest:

  • Between 10:00am and 2:00pm PST every weekday from 11/9 to 11/12, the @IntelOpenPort twitter account will announce the daily t-shirt giveaway in a tweet (UPDATE: Contest will end on 11/12, not 11/20)   
  • Simply retweet the t-shirt giveaway message within an hour of the original tweet to be entered to win (5 winners per day drawn randomly from those who retweet)
  • Intel will publicly announce the winners weekly on the community site and through Twitter
  • Intel will contact winners for mailing address
  • Limit one t-shirt per person
  • We only have 50 Large t-shirts and they are going to go fast!
  • And if you haven't seen it, check out Episode 4 of The Website is Down: Sales Demolition.

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Official terms:

No Purchase Necessary.  A Purchase Or Payment Will Not Increase Your Chances Of Winning.


The "Website is Down" ("Sweepstakes") is open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia and nine (9) provinces of Canada (Quebec excluded) who have reached the age of majority in their state or province of residence at the time of entry.  Employees of Sponsor and its parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, distributors, advertising and promotion agencies and members of the immediate family (defined as spouse, parent, sibling, child and respective spouses regardless of where they reside) and/or those living in the same household of such employees are NOT ELIGIBLE to enter.

How to Enter (Twitter "Website is Down" Contest):

During the period from November, 9, 2009, at 12:01 AM PST through November 20, 2009, at 11:59 PM PST (the "Sweepstakes Period") entrants must retweet the IntelOpenPort tweet signaling that the contest has started to be considered an official entry.

Alternative Entry: To prevent limitations, if entrant is unable to enter via Twitter, he or she can submit a postcard version of his/her entry to 1900 Prairie City Rd, MS: FM4-19, Folsom, CA 95630 during the sweepstakes period.

Limit one entry per person per day. All entries must be received during the Sweepstakes Period to be eligible. Sponsor's clock is the official time clock for the Sweepstakes.

Prizes/Retail Value and Odds of Winning

Odds of winning depend on the total number of tweets received during the contest time period.

Five t-shirts will be given away each business day from November 9th, 2009 to November 20th, 2009, for a total of 50 t-shirt prizes.

T-shirts will be shipped to winners between November 16th, 2009 and December 31st, 2009. These dates are dependent on timely responses from the winners with contact information.


Entries using macro, robotic, script or other forms of automatic entry will be disqualified.  Entries become the property of the Sponsor and will not be returned.  No mechanically reproduced entries permitted.  Proof of submission does not constitute proof of receipt.  Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, mutilated, misdirected, incomplete, inaccurate or postage due entries.  If there is a dispute as to the identity of an online entrant, the prize will be awarded to the authorized account holder.  The "authorized account holder" is defined as the natural person to whom the email address or Twitter account is assigned by an internet service provider, online service provider or other organization (e.g., business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning email addresses or accounts for the domain associated with the submitted entry.

Conditions of Participation

Entrants agree to be bound by the terms of these Official Rules and by the decisions of judges, which are final and binding on all matters pertaining to this Sweepstakes.  Winners may be required to sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility, a Liability Release and, where legally permissible, a Publicity Release within 7 days following the date of first attempted notification.  Failure to comply with this deadline may result in forfeiture of the prize and selection of an alternate winner.  Acceptance of the prize constitutes permission for Sponsor and its agencies to use winner's name and/or likeness, biographical material and/or entry (including an altered form of the entry) for advertising and promotional purposes in any media without geographic or time limitation, and without additional compensation, unless prohibited by law.  By participating in the Sweepstakes, entrants agree to hold Sponsor, its advertising and promotion agencies and their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, representative agents, successors, assigns, officers, directors, and employees harmless for any injury or damage caused or claimed to be caused by participation in the Sweepstakes and/or acceptance or use of any prize.  Sponsor is not responsible for any printing, typographical, mechanical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the Sweepstakes or in the announcement of the prize.  Sponsor may be collecting personal information in accordance with its privacy policy.  See Sponsor's privacy policy for details regarding Sponsor's information collection practices in connection with a Sweepstakes.


Sponsor is not responsible for electronic transmission errors resulting in omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operations or transmission, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or alterations of entry materials, or for technical, network, telephone equipment, electronic, computer, hardware or software malfunctions or limitations of any kind, or inaccurate transmissions of or failure to receive entry information by Sponsor or presenter on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any Web site or any combination thereof.  If for any reason the Internet portion of the program is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes.  Sponsor reserves the right to select winners from eligible entries received as of the termination date.  Sponsors further reserve the right to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process.  Sponsor may prohibit an entrant from participating in the Sweepstakes if it determines that said entrant is attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes by cheating, hacking, deception or other unfair playing practices or intending to abuse, threaten or harass other entrants.

Caution: Any attempt by a participant to deliberately damage any Web site or undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes is a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such participant to the fullest extent of the law.

Disputes/Choice Of Law

Except where prohibited, each entrant agrees that: (1) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by state or federal courts situated in Santa Clara, CA, (2) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, but in no event attorneys' fees; and (3) no punitive, incidental, special, consequential or other damages, including without limitation lost profits may be awarded (collectively, "Special Damages"), and (4) entrant hereby waives all rights to claim Special Damages and all rights to have such damages multiplied or increased.  Delaware law governs the Sweepstakes and all aspects related thereto.


The Sponsor of this Sweepstakes is Intel Corporation.

Winners List

The winners list may be obtained by contacting:
Mike Armstrong
1900 Prairie City Rd

MS: FM4-18

Folsom, CA