Advanced Discovery announces our Social Media Sweepstakes to win an iPad2 by following us on our social media platforms!

The Contest

No purchase necessary.  A purchase will not improve your chances of winning.  The contest begins on December 1st, 2011 12:00 am CST and ends on March 31st, 2012 11:59 pm CST. The winner will be determined by a random drawing on April 2nd, 2012 12:00 pm, among all qualifying contest entries received by Advanced Discovery, whose decision is final.

How to Enter

There are three ways to enter. Each entry will go into (1) drawing pool:
1. Participant receives one entry by “Liking” the Advanced Discovery Facebook Page and registering (
2. Participant receives one entry by following Advanced Discovery on Twitter
3. Participant receives one entry by joining the Advanced Discovery LinkedIn group


In the event of a dispute, all entries received will be considered to be made by the authorized account holder of the Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn accounts at the time of the drawing. The “authorized account holder” is deemed to be the natural person who is assigned to the Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn profile. A winner may be requested to provide Advanced Discovery (“Advanced”) with proof that the winner is the authorized account holder of the profile associated with the winning entry along with proof of personal identification.

Eligibility – The contest is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia, 18 years of age or older at the time of entry.  Employees and directors of Advanced, its suppliers or affiliates, and any advertising or promotion agencies or contractors, who are under contract or have performed work on behalf of Advanced during the contest period, and the immediate families (parents, children, stepparents, stepchildren, siblings or spouses) and members of the same household of each of the above (whether related or not), are not eligible to participate.  Void where prohibited by law.

Grand Prize – One iPad2 (16GB, Wi-Fi only); value does not include shipping and insurance. Advanced reserves the right to substitute prize with cash equivalence or with similar items of like value.

Notification of Winner – Advanced will notify the winner via email and post the winner’s name on the Advanced Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn pages within twenty-four (24) hours of the voting. If the selected winner is ineligible, does not respond to notification within five (5) business days of such notification, does not accept the prize or the notification is returned as non-deliverable, the prize will be forfeited, and an alternate winner will be selected at random from the remaining eligible entries by Advanced, whose decision is final.

Rules / Winner list – Official rules will be posted on Advanced Discovery’s Blog page at or may be obtained by sending a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: Advanced Discovery Social Media Sweepstakes. The name of the winner will be posted on Advanced’s Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn pages or may be obtained by sending a self-addressed, stamped envelope after April 2nd, 2012 to: Advanced Discovery, Attn: Social Media Sweepstakes, 611 Anton Blvd, Suite 130, Costa Mesa, CA 92626.

General Rules – Advanced has the right to revise dates and procedures mentioned in these rules.  Advanced reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual it finds, in its sole discretion, to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the contest, to be acting in a non-sportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten, defraud or harass any other person or for any other reason Advanced deems a disqualification.  Advanced is not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information or for any technical or human error, which may occur in the process of entries for the Contest.  All decisions of Advanced shall be final and binding. The laws of the State of Texas and the United States govern the contest.  Should there be a conflict between the laws of Texas and any other laws, the conflict will be resolved in favor of the laws of Texas.  Any and all disputes shall be litigated exclusively in the Courts of Bexar County, Texas. By participating, entrants agree to release, discharge, and hold harmless Advanced, its affiliates, promotional/advertising agencies, officers, directors, employees, and agents from any and all damages, costs, expenses, and other liabilities, including damages for personal injury or damage to property, whether the damages are direct or indirect, regardless whether the claim is based on contract, tort, or any other legal theory, which may be due to or arise out of participation in the Contest or any portion thereof or the acceptance, use/misuse, or possession of the prize.  Further, by participating, you agree to these Official Rules and that the decisions by Advanced are final and binding in all respects.  Acceptance of the prize constitutes permission to Advanced and its agencies to use the winner’s name and/or likeness for the purpose of advertising and trade without further compensation, unless prohibited by law.   By participating in this contest, entrants agree to be bound by these official rules.  All taxes, fees, insurance, surcharges, and any other expenses not specified herein are the sole responsibility of the winner.

If for any reason, Advanced is not capable of running the contest as planned, Advanced reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend the contest.  Void were prohibited by law, rule, or regulation.  All federal, state, and local laws and regulations apply.