Microsoft Dynamics AX Technical Conference Event Sweepstakes

Official Rules


PLEASE NOTE: It is your sole responsibility to comply with your employer’s gift policies. If your participation violates your employer’s policies, you may be disqualified. Microsoft disclaims any and all liability and will not be party to any disputes or actions related to this matter.

GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES: Microsoft is committed to complying with government gift and ethics rules and therefore government employees are not eligible.


This Sweepstakes starts on February 3, 2014, and ends on February 5, 2014 (“Entry Period”) and will be conducted during regular event hours. Winners will be selected daily.

Nonwinning entries from one daily drawing will carry over to the next daily drawing. Entries must be received within the Entry Period to be eligible.


You are eligible to enter if you meet the following requirements at time entry:

This Sweepstakes is void where prohibited by law.


You can enter by visiting the Event Information Desk located in the Evergreen Foyer and completing up to sixteen (16) short surveys. You can take the surveys at communications kiosks located in the Evergreen Foyer, Grand Ballroom Foyer and Regency Foyer, through the mobile event app (downloadable from, or through the Event website located at . Fifteen (15) of the surveys will be about Event sessions. One (1) survey will be about the overall Event. All required survey questions from each survey must be answered to receive an entry. You will receive one (1) entry for each survey you take.

We will only accept sixteen (16) entries per entrant. We are not responsible for entries that we do not receive for any reason, or for entries that we receive but are not decipherable for any reason.

We will automatically disqualify:


Each day during the event, we will randomly select winners of the prizes designated below. On Monday, February 3, we will select thirteen (13) winners, on Tuesday, February 4, we will select eighteen (18) winners, and on Wednesday, February 5, we will select ten (10) winners.

Four (4) Grand Prizes. A $50 gift card to Microsoft Retail Stores. Approximate Retail Value (ARV) $50.00.

Thirty (30) First Prizes. A $10.00 Starbucks gift card. ARV $10.00.

Seven (7) Second Prizes. A Microsoft Dynamics Messenger Bag. ARV $15.00.

The total Approximate Retail Value (ARV) of all prizes: $605.

We will only award one (1) prize per person during the Entry Period.


Winners will be selected instantly and must be present at time of drawing to win.


Taxes on the prize, if any, are the sole responsibility of the winner. All federal, state, and local laws and regulations apply. 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. Prize winners may be required to sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability Release and W-9 tax form or W-8 BEN tax form within 10 days of notification. If you complete a tax form, you will be issued an IRS 1099 the following January, for the actual value of the prize. You are advised to seek independent counsel regarding the tax implications of accepting a prize. If a selected winner cannot be contacted, is ineligible, fails to claim a prize or fails to return the Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability Release or W-8 BEN form, the selected winner will forfeit their prize and an alternate winner will be selected. Your odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries we receive. In the event of a dispute all decisions of Microsoft are final.

By entering this Sweepstakes you agree:


If someone cheats, or a virus, bug, bot, catastrophic event, or any other unforeseen or unexpected event that cannot be reasonably anticipated or controlled, (also referred to as force majeure) affects the fairness and / or integrity of this Sweepstakes, we reserve the right to cancel, change or suspend this Sweepstakes. This right is reserved whether the event is due to human or technical error. If a solution cannot be found to restore the integrity of the Sweepstakes, we reserve the right to select winners from among all eligible entries received before we had to cancel, change or suspend the Sweepstakes.

If you attempt or we have strong reason to believe that you have compromised the integrity or the legitimate operation of this Sweepstakes by cheating, hacking, creating a bot or other automated program, or by committing fraud in ANY way, we may seek damages from you to the fullest extent permitted by law. Further, we may disqualify you, and ban you from participating in any of our future Sweepstakes, so please play fairly.


If you send an email to within 30 days of winner selection, we will provide you with a list of winners that receive a prize worth $25.00 or more.

This Sweepstakes is sponsored by Microsoft Corporation, One Microsoft Way, Redmond, WA 98052.


At Microsoft, we are committed to protecting your privacy. Microsoft uses the information you provide to notify prize winners, and to send you information about other Microsoft products and services, if requested by you. Microsoft will not share the information you provide with third parties without your permission except where necessary to complete the services or transactions you have requested, or as required by law. Microsoft is committed to protecting the security of your personal information. We use a variety of security technologies and procedures to help protect your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. Your personal information is never shared outside the company without your permission, except under conditions explained above.

If you believe that Microsoft has not adhered to this statement, please notify us by sending email to or postal mail to, Microsoft Privacy, Microsoft Corporation, One Microsoft Way, Redmond, WA 98052 USA, and we will use commercially reasonable efforts to remedy the situation.