#ATLovesSXSW Giveaway 2015

SHARE your most memorable SXSW experience via Twitter or Instagram using the hashtag #ATLovesSXSW for a chance to win ATH-M50x headphones*!
*see terms and conditions below

Experience SXSW 2015 with Audio-Technica
Stop by any of the A-T Events listed below and see us!

  • SXSW Trade Show
    Sunday, March 15 - Wednesday, March 18
    Audio-Technica will be exhibiting at the 2015 SXSW Trade Show. A wide selection of both professional and consumer products will be on display and available for purchase.

    Stop by our booth (#721, 723, 725) to enter our daily in-booth ATH-M50x headphone giveaways!

  • Kickoff 2015 (presented by Guitartown/Conqueroo & M Music and Musicians
    Wednesday, March 18; 11 AM to 9 PM at The Dogwood
    The ultimate kickoff event will include musical performances featuring Dale Watson, Jimmy Lafave, Ray Wylie Hubbard, The Mastersons, and more! Free with RSVP, limited quantities of Audio-Technica in-ear headphones will be given away at the event.

  • SXSW Music Gear Expo App Annex
    Thursday, March 19 – Saturday, March 21; 11 AM - 6 PM
    This event will allow you to channel your inner musician by giving attendees the opportunity to connect a pair of our legendary ATH-M50x headphones to an iPad allowing creativity to fly as you try out a few music creation apps. Audio-Technica is the official headphones sponsor of this event.

  • Team A-T & Balloon Twisters on the Street
    Thursday, March 19 – Saturday, March 21; 6 - 9 PM
    Brook the Balloon Artist and the A-T Team will be hitting the streets to create balloon art headphones for all attendees. Pick your favorite colors and we’ll get to work, creating a one-of-a-kind masterpiece.

  • MPressFest SXSW 2015
    Friday, March 20; 12 PM – 5:30 PM at The Soho Lounge
    Come join MPress Records for their 9th Annual MPressFest at SXSW 2015 and enjoy an afternoon of free cocktails, free food and amazing music! Performers include Alanna Royale, JP Hoe, The Sea The Sea, Rachael Sage & The Sequins, A Fragile Tomorrow and The Psycho Sisters! Free with RSVP, limited quantities of Audio-Technica in-ear headphones will be given away at the event.

  • The John Lennon Educational Tour Bus
    Thursday, March 19 – Saturday, March 21; 11 AM - 6 PM at the SXSW Gear Expo - Austin Convention Center
    Come aboard the Lennon Bus to see first hand what it’s all about. The Lennon Bus will be giving away four ATH-M50x headphones daily, stop by to enter for your chance to win. While you’re there, check out our larger than life M50’s. Snap a picture and share with us via social media using #BigM50.

  • Folk Alliance at SXSW 2015
    Saturday, March 21; 12 PM – 7 PM at Threadgill’s
    This Folk Alliance Music Festival is an all day event featuring an indoor and outdoor stage. Music performers include: Betse & Clarke, Amy Black, Rachel Sage, Monika Cefis, Brandy Zdan, Seth Glier, Alma Forrer, Randy Palmer, Amy Speace, JP Hoem Jaeda Kelly, and more. Free, no badge or wristband needed, limited quantities of Audio-Technica in-ear headphones will be given away at the event.

  • HootSuite PubCrawler Bikes
    Friday, March 13 – Sunday, March 16; 10 AM to 10 PM
    Catch the most exciting ride of all SXSW, the Hootsuite Party Bike. Every hour of the mystery bike ride is different, so get ready for all kinds of special activities as you tour the busy streets of Austin.

  • There are so many ways to win & have fun at SXSW with Audio-Technica! We hope to see you there!

    For more details on the #ATLovesSXSW Giveaway, see the Terms & Conditions below .


    This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed, associated with, or administered by Facebook, Instagram, Twitter or the App Developer of this Contest. Your entry affirms you understand you are giving a complete release to Facebook, Instagram and the Developers of this App and that you are not providing your information to Facebook, Instagram, Twitter or the App Developer. You agree that you own the copyright or have the necessary rights for any content you upload.

    1. Eligibility. This #ATLovesSXSW Sweepstakes is open to residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia, who are 18 years of age or older at time of entry and who have Internet and email access as of March 13, 2015. Employees of Audio-Technica U.S., Inc. ("Sponsor") and its affiliates and agents and their immediate family members and persons living in the same household with them are not eligible to enter or win.

    2. How To Enter. You may enter the Sweepstakes (the "Sweepstakes") by posting to Instagram or Twitter about your SXSW Experience and using the hashtag(#) #ATLovesSXSW during the sweepstakes period beginning March 13, 2015 at 12:01 a.m. (EST) and ending March 21, 2015 at 3:00 a.m. (EDT). Photos uploaded to Instagram may also be displayed on the Sponsor's Facebook page (www.facebook.com/audiotechnicausa).

    Use of a false email account will disqualify an entry. Sponsor is not responsible for technical, hardware or software malfunctions, lost or unavailable network connections, or failed, incorrect, inaccurate, incomplete, lost, late, misdirected, garbled or delayed entries or other communications or other technical problems related to the Sweepstakes or Sweepstakes entries. The use of scripts or any automated system to enter is strictly prohibited. Sponsor, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify any person who tampers with the entry process or the operation of the Site, or who otherwise violates these rules.

    By entering the sweepstake and submitting photographic or video works, participants grant to Audio-Technica a non-exclusive, transferable, sub-licensable, royalty-free, worldwide license to exploit the intellectual property as vested in the photographic or video work. Participants declare that they are the sole owner of the intellectual property rights of the uploaded and/or tagged photo and indemnify Audio-Technica for any intellectual property claims regarding the uploaded and/or tagged photo.

    Participants accept that:
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    3. Prize. One winner will receive an Audio-Technica ATH-M50x headphone. Odds of winning prize depend on the number of eligible entries received. Prize is not transferable and subject to availability. No substitution of prize for cash or other goods and services is permitted, except Sponsor reserves the right to provide a substitute prize of approximately equal value. All expenses not specified above, including, without limitation, all federal, state, provincial, and local taxes, and international tariffs, are the sole responsibility of the individual winner. Audio-Technica will ship the prize via carrier and method of Audio-Technica’s discretion to one location within the fifty (50) United States or District of Columbia.

    4. Winner. The potential prize winner will be determined by a random drawing from all entries received on or about March 23, 2015. Odds of winning a prize will be determined by the number of eligible entries received and are undeterminable at this time. Potential winner will be determined by Sponsor or its designee, the judge of the Sweepstakes, whose decisions are final and binding. Potential winner will be notified on or within 10 days of drawing via Instagram or Twitter. If the potential winner does not respond within 7 days of the date of the prize notification, fails to comply with the instructions contained in the prize notification within that time period, is ineligible for the prize, or refuses to accept the prize, Sponsor reserves the right to randomly choose an alternate potential winner from the pool of remaining eligible entries. Return of any prize notification as undeliverable will result in disqualification and selection of an alternate potential winner. In the event of a dispute concerning the identity of the person submitting an entry online, the entry will be deemed to be submitted by the person in whose name the Instagram or Twitter account for the photo provided to Sponsor is registered. Potential winner may be required to provide a driver's license and/or other evidence of identity in connection with claiming the prize. Winner may be required to complete and sign an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability Release and, except where prohibited, a Publicity Release in the form provided by Sponsor, within seven days of attempted notification in order to claim prize. An entrant is not a winner unless and until the entrant's eligibility and has been verified and entrant has complied with all Sweepstakes requirements. Prize will be awarded. Allow six weeks for delivery of prize.

    5. General Conditions. Sponsor has the right to cancel, terminate or modify this Sweepstakes if it cannot be completed as planned due to computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, technical failures, or other conditions beyond Sponsor's control, and to select winner from eligible entries received on or before the termination date. Sponsor is not responsible for any failure to contact entrants, whether due to technical or human error. By entering this Sweepstakes, entrants agree (i) to be bound by these rules; (ii) that any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes but in no event attorneys' fees; and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental, and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased, SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU; (iii) that Sponsor has the right to use entrant's first name, last name, and city and state on Sponsor's website and in any and all publicity and advertising Audio-Technica U.S., Inc. without any further attribution, notification or compensation to entrants except where prohibited by law; (iv) to be contacted by Sponsor by telephone, mail or email regarding this Sweepstakes; and (v) to release and hold harmless Sponsor and its agents for any liability, damages, loss or injury resulting from entrants' participation in this Sweepstakes or the acceptance, possession, shipping and handling, loss, use or misuse of any prize awarded in this Sweepstakes. Entrants and winner assume sole liability for injuries, including personal injuries and/or damage to person or property, caused or claimed to be caused by participating in this Sweepstakes or the acceptance, possession, shipping and handling, loss, use or misuse of any prize awarded. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of entrant and Sponsor in connection with this Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Ohio, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions (whether of the State of Ohio or any other jurisdiction), that would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Ohio. This Sweepstakes is sponsored by Audio-Technica U.S., Inc., 1221 Commerce Drive, Stow, Ohio 44224.

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