02 Apr





1.     Eligibility:

This Challenge is a trade promotion open only to non-Microsoft Dynamics ERP Certified companies actively enrolled as Registered, Certified or Gold Certified Partners in the Microsoft Partner Program in the NorCal Area with a valid Microsoft Partner Program Number (each, a "Partner"). NOTE: Microsoft Dynamic CRM Certified Partners may participate in this Challenge. Partners that are both Microsoft Dynamics ERP and CRM Certified are not eligible to participate in this Challenge. If you have questions regarding whether or not you are eligible to participate in this promotion, please contact:

Employees of Microsoft Corporation and their affiliates, subsidiaries, and anyone working on this product, project, or promotion, and the advertising and promotional agencies and the immediate family members of each are not eligible. Void elsewhere and where prohibited by law.

2.     Challenge Period:


This Challenge opens at 12:01 a.m. Pacific Time (PT) on March 31, 2007, and ends at 11:59 p.m. (ET) on June 2, 2007 ("Entry Period"). To participate, you must register for this Challenge before the close of the Registration Deadline at 11:59 p.m. (PT) on April 30, 2007.


3.    How to Participate:


This Challenge consists of an Incentive Offer and a Sweepstakes. To participate, an authorized employee or representative of a Partner must register the Partner for this Challenge by sending email to before the close of the Registration Deadline on April 30, 2007. (NOTE: Registration may not be submitted without the authorization of the Partner and subsequent registrations received from employees or representatives of the same Partner will be disqualified.)


Each time during the Entry Period that a Partner refers a Microsoft Dynamics ERP new SMS&P customer lead via a MatchMaker Submission Form to and such new customer lead results in a new Microsoft Dynamics ERP agreement, the referring Partner will receive $500 in Service Incentive Funds and one (1) entry into the Level A Drawing. Once a Partner refers a fifth SMS&P lead that results in a new Microsoft Dynamic ERP agreement, such Partner will also receive one (1) entry into the Level B Drawing. In other words, if a Partner refers 6 SMS&P leads, such Partner will receive $3000 in Service Incentive Funds, 6 entries into the Level A Drawing and 2 entries into the Level B Drawing.


Level A Drawing – Refer at least one (1) Microsoft Dynamics ERP agreement during the Entry Period. There will be two (2) prizes at this level:


  • 2 prizes of $500 cash


Level B Drawing –Refer five (5) or more Microsoft Dynamics ERP agreements during the Entry Period and be entered for a chance to win $1,500 cash.


No responsibility is assumed by Microsoft for lost, late, incomplete, inaccurate, stolen, fraudulent, misdirected, undelivered, interrupted, damaged, or delayed entries.


4.     Winner Selection and Notification / Judging Criteria:


On or around June 30, 2007, winners will be selected in a random drawing from among all entries received in each of the drawing categories listed above. The odds of winning any drawing are based on the number of eligible entries received. All winners will be notified with instructions to claim their prize via mail within (7) days after winner selection.


Each winner is solely responsible for the distribution of prizes within its organization in accordance with its policies governing prize awards. No substitution, transfer, or assignment of prizes permitted. If a winner cannot or will not accept a prize, then the prize will be forfeited and may be awarded to an alternate winner. Microsoft reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value if a prize is unavailable for any reason.


Any applicable taxes on the prizes, or any expenses not listed herein are the sole responsibility of the winner.


5.     General Conditions:


Partners agree to abide by the terms of these Official Rules and by the decisions of Microsoft, which are final and binding on all matters pertaining to this Sweepstakes. This Sweepstakes is governed by the laws of the United States. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. Winners will be notified within seven (7) days after the selection date. Winners may be required to execute an affidavit of eligibility and liability/publicity release within seven (7) days following the date of attempted notification. Non-compliance within this time period may result in disqualification and selection of an alternate winner. Return of any prize/prize notification as undeliverable may result in disqualification and selection of an alternate winner. By accepting a prize, a winning Partner ("Winner") further grants to Microsoft and its designees the right to use and publish Winner’s company name, trademarks and logos online and in print in any and all media now or hereafter known worldwide in perpetuity, without additional compensation, notification or permission, unless prohibited by law. By entering, Partners release and hold harmless Microsoft, their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, employees and agents from any and all liability or any injuries, loss or damage of any kind arising from or in connection with this Sweepstakes or any prize won.

If, for any reason, this Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned for any reason, Microsoft reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend this Sweepstakes. If a solution cannot be found to restore the integrity of this Sweepstakes, Microsoft may, at its sole discretion, determine the winners of this Sweepstakes using all non-suspect, eligible entries received before cancellation, termination, modification or suspension of this Sweepstakes took place.

Microsoft may disqualify a Partner from participating in this Sweepstakes or winning a prize if, in its sole discretion, Microsoft determines such Partner is attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of this Sweepstakes by cheating, deception or other unfair playing practices, or intending to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass us, any other entrant or if it is otherwise not in compliance with the terms of these Official Rules. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY A PARTNER OR OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, MICROSOFT RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.


6.     Winners List:


The names of the winners will be available upon request after June 30, 2007. To request a winners list, please send an e-mail to requesting the NorCal Area Microsoft Dynamics ERP Challenge Official Rules Winners. Requests received after July 30, 2007, will not be fulfilled.


7.     Sponsor:

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

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