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Terms & Conditions of Use
(Last updated 4/4/12)

Waiver | Refunds | Prizes | Third Parties | Content | Legal Statement | Privacy Policy

All teams that participate in events sponsored by, or in anyway affiliated with Maryland Beer Pong Promotions, must agree and abide by the terms and conditions outlined in our waiver form. The conditions appearing on the waiver form are given below:

  • I certify that I am at least 21 years of age and have a valid form of photo identification which I agree to provide to the hosting venue upon request.
  • I understand the risks of consuming alcoholic beverages.
  • The entry fee of this tournament may include beer for the tournament games, however, I fully understand that I am NOT required to consume any alcoholic beverages and that drinking is completely optional. Maryland Beer Pong does not condone the practice of binge drinking.
  • I understand that any alcoholic beverages provided to me during this tournament are served by the hosting venue and not by Maryland Beer Pong.
  • I agree that if I am deemed intoxicated and/or disorderly, either by the tournament coordinators or by the tournament host, I will forfeit my place in the tournament and may forfeit any prizes if applicable.
  • I certify that I do not have any preexisting medical conditions that would make it dangerous to participate in this event.
  • I agree not to hold Maryland Beer Pong responsible for any complications suffered as a result of the consumption of alcohol or injuries sustained during the tournament.
  • I agree that I will not engage in any gambling during this tournament, including but not limited to betting money on the outcome of matches or wagering on individual shots.
  • I understand that I may be photographed at this event and my picture may be placed on the Maryland Beer Pong website or other relevant mediums. Player will have the option to prevent photos of themselves from being published.
  • I understand that each participating player will have a profile created for them. This page will only be viewable by visitors of MDBEERPONG.COM if the profile is enabled by you. By default, only the first name and last initial will be displayed.
  • I understand that by supplying an email address that it will have the option to opt into the MDBEERPONG.COM mailing list. MDBEERPONG.COM may periodically contact you as needed using this email address. I agree not to supply an email address that I am not authorized to use.
Every participant in our events is required to sign a waiver form acknowledging that they have understood and have agreed to those terms and conditions. Any alcohol served at events will be served by the hosting bar, restaurant, or club by an employee of that establishment. Maryland Beer Pong Promotions is considered the tournament coordinators but are in no way considered employees of the hosting establishment.


Waiver | Refunds | Prizes | Third Parties | Content | Legal Statement | Privacy Policy

Tournament Entry: Tournament entry fees may be refunded based on the following conditions:

  • It is the responsibility of the purchaser to request a refund via email.
  • Entry fees will be refunded in full with no questions asked up to 24 hours prior to the event.
  • Refunds requested less than 24 hours before the event but before the tournament start time will be given or rejected based solely on the discretion of Maryland Beer Pong Promotions.
  • Refunds requested after the tournament start time will not be given.
  • In the event that a purchaser is unsatisfied with the event and wishes to request a refund, the request must be made prior to the purchaser's elimination from the tournament.
  • In the event that a purchaser is unable to complete the event due to circumstances under the control of Maryland Beer Pong Promotions, the amount of a possible refund will be decided on a case by case basis under the discretion of Maryland Beer Pong Promotions.

League Entry: League registration fees may be refunded based on the following conditions:

  • It is the responsibility of the purchaser to request a refund via email.
  • Entry fees will be refunded in full with no questions asked up to 24 hours prior to the first league night.
  • Refunds requested after a team has participated in a league night will be decided on a case by case basis under the discretion of Maryland Beer Pong Promotions.
  • In the event that a purchaser is unsatisfied with the event and wishes to request a refund, the request must be made prior to the completion of the league.
  • League t-shirts will be available for pick-up at some point before the final league night. It is the responsibility of each team to pick-up their league shirts prior to the end of the final league night.

Merchandise: Merchandise refunds may be refunded based on the following conditions:

  • It is the responsibility of the purchaser to request a refund via email with a detailed explanation of why the refund is being requested.
  • If the item purchased is not received by the purchaser, Maryland Beer Pong Promotions must be notified within 14 days of the purchase date.
  • If the item is received and defective, Maryland Beer Pong Promotions will honor a refund only if the purchaser provides a detailed description of the defect.
  • Defective Items may be replaced free of charge on a case by case basis under the discretion of Maryland Beer Pong Promotions.


Waiver | Refunds | Prizes | Third Parties | Content | Legal Statement | Privacy Policy

Some Maryland Beer Pong Promotions events or contests may include prizes for participants. Prizes may include (but are not limited to) cash, complimentary tournament entries, vacation packages, or sponsor provided merchandise. Cash prize amounts are set at the discretion of the tournament coordinators and are not guaranteed unless clearly specified on MDBEERPONG.COM. Cash prize amounts may vary with the number of participants and will be paid out of the entry fees collected. No purchase from the hosting venue is necessary to receive a cash prize. No purchase is necessary for website contests; email austin@mdbeerpong.com to enter.


Waiver | Refunds | Prizes | Third Parties | Content | Legal Statement | Privacy Policy

Some events listed on MDBEERPONG.COM are not planned or run by the owners of Maryland Beer Pong Promotions. Maryland Beer Pong Promotions may offer online payment options for such events. Responsibility for these events rests solely with the event coordinator and hosting venue. Any event details included on the event's webspage are not guaranteed by Maryland Beer Pong Promotions. The event's coordinator(s) are specifically listed on the event's webpage on MDBEERPONG.COM.


Waiver | Refunds | Prizes | Third Parties | Content | Legal Statement | Privacy Policy

No portion of this site may be reproduced without the express written permission of MDBEERPONG.COM. This includes any trademarks such as MDBEERPONG.COM, "Maryland Beer Pong", and "Maryland's Premier Beer Pong (Beirut) Tournament and League Website". All copyrighted and trademarked logos used on our website are used with the permission of the owning parties and may not be reproduced. Pictures of people appearing on this website were taken with their permission as stated in the event Waiver form. Any person(s) wishing to have their photo removed from the website must send a request to austin@mdbeerpong.com. The information on this site is intended for entertainment only. The MDBEERPONG.COM website is operated in the State of Maryland, USA, and Maryland Beer Pong Promotions makes no representation that the content provided is applicable or appropriate for use in jurisdictions other than the USA. Access of this website from outside of the US, please be aware you are responsible for compliance with any applicable laws. The MDBEERPONG.COM website contains links to third party websites not under the control of Maryland Beer Pong Promotions. Maryland Beer Pong Promotions is not responsible for the content of third party websites.


Waiver | Refunds | Prizes | Third Parties | Content | Legal Statement | Privacy Policy

MDBEERPONG.COM, "Maryland Beer Pong", "Maryland State Beer Pong Championships" or "Official Maryland State Beer Pong Championships", and "Maryland's Premier Beer Pong (Beirut) Tournament and League Website" are trademarks of Maryland Beer Pong Promotions effective 2/1/2005. If any part of the Terms and Conditions Statement is unlawful, void, or unenforceable, that part will be deemed severable and will not affect the validity and enforceability of the remaining provisions of this Agreement. You agree that if any part of the terms and conditions of this Agreement are found to be unenforceable, then the remainder of the terms and conditions of this Agreement will remain in full force and effect.


Waiver | Refunds | Prizes | Third Parties | Content | Legal Statement | Privacy Policy

Maryland Beer Pong Promotions, LLC (MDBEERPONG.COM) respects the privacy of the visitors to this web site and are committed to protecting their privacy. MDBEERPONG.COM has established this Privacy Policy Statement to inform you of our policies and practices regarding how we collect personal identifiable information from you, how we use and disclose it, and your rights with respect to such information. By using this Website, you acknowledge and agree to the terms and conditions of this Privacy Policy Statement (“Privacy Policy”). If you do not agree to these terms and conditions, please do not use this Website.

We reserve the right to change or modify our privacy practices that are described herein from time to time simply by posting a revised Privacy Policy on this Website. Any such change shall be effective immediately upon posting of the revised Privacy Policy on this Website. We reserve the right to make the revised or changed Privacy Policy effective for information we already have about you, as well as any information we receive in the future. We encourage you to refer to this Privacy Policy on an ongoing basis so that you understand our current privacy practices.

Like many websites, we gather information about how visitors use this Website. In general, you can visit many of the web pages on this Website without telling us who you are or revealing any personal information about yourself. We, however, may track your Internet Protocol (IP) address and other anonymous information from your web browser for trends and statistics (including, but not limited to, browser version, pages requested and pages visited), but you will remain anonymous unless you provide us with personal information during your visit to this Website or during an earlier or subsequent visit and we are able to link your IP address between your current visit and one of these other visits. We also work with service providers who use tracking technologies to serve ads across the Internet or track email communication response rates on our behalf. These companies may collect personal informationabout your visits to this Website and your interaction with our communications, including advertising. In addition to anonymous information, we may also collect personal information from you at this Website when you voluntarily submit it to us. We request personal information from you (which may include your name, email address, and date of birth, etc) when you register for one of our events or purchase merchandise. We also collect information about your activities on and through this Website from our third party business partners, suppliers, vendors and other agents.

We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our website. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address, or telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you.

You may choose not to provide us with any personal information. In such event, you can still access and use many portions of this Website; however, you will not be able to access and use those portions of this Website or the services available on or through this Website that require your personal information.

We may use the information we collect to:

  • Customize and/or personalize your communications, surfing, viewing and/or shopping experience;
  • Better respond to your customer service inquiries;
  • Communicate with you about your purchase, account information, or customer service needs;
  • Communicate with you about our products and events, and for other promotional purposes;
  • Improve our business;
  • Administer contests, promotions, surveys or other website features;
  • Provide technical support to you; and
  • Perform any other lawful acts except for those acts expressly prohibited by the terms and conditions set forth herein.

Except as expressly set forth herein, we do not loan, give away, sell, distribute or rent your personal information to third parties not involved with the particular events run or advertised with MDBP. If an event is co-sponsored and/or run in partnership with Maryland Beer Pong Promotions, LLC, your personal information may be shared with that entity. We will only disclose your personal information to third parties if you have previously consented to such disclosures and in special circumstances, including, but not limited to, the sale of MDBEERPONG.COM; the due diligence in connection with a potential sale of MDBEERPONG.COM; any bankruptcy, insolvency or liquidation of MDBEERPONG.COM, or in other similar circumstances. For the purpose of operating our business and providing you with certain services and products and to process your purchases, shipments and payments, we may disclose your personal information to one or more of our business partners, distributors, suppliers, affiliates, service providers or other third parties who are assisting MDBEERPONG.COM in performing such services. Without limiting the foregoing, these third parties may provide MDBEERPONG.COM with credit card processing, shipping, data management, email distribution, live text chat, email response, market research, information analysis, and promotions management services. We provide such parties with the personal information they need to perform their respective services and we use commercially reasonable efforts to require them to safeguard your personal information and limit their use of it.

We also may disclose personal information about you upon request by the government; in response to a court order; when required by law or when we believe in good faith is required by law; to enforce our Privacy Policy, terms and conditions or other agreements on this Website; upon your request; or to contact, identify or bring legal action against someone who may be causing injury to or interference with our or others’ rights or property, including but not limited to claims for infringement of intellectual property, invasion of privacy, or situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person. We may also share information with companies assisting in fraud protection or investigation. We do not provide information to these agencies or companies for marketing purposes. We may also provide aggregated, non-personally identifiable information to third parties for any legal purposes whatsoever.

We use commercially reasonable efforts to safeguard and secure your personal information while stored on our computer systems. We use a variety of industry standard security measures, including encryption and authentication tools, to maintain the confidentiality of your personal information. Your personal information is stored behind industry standard firewalls and is only accessible by a limited number of persons who are authorized to access such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential. Regardless of these efforts by us, no system connected to the internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. We use commercially reasonable efforts to safeguard and secure the transmission of your personal information from your computer to our computers. When you place orders or access your personal information, we offer the use of a secure server. To help protect your computer and personal information, make sure you have current anti-virus and firewall software installed on your computer and update such software on a regular basis. Also, please review your credit card statement carefully and verify that all transactions are authorized and report any discrepancies immediately to your credit card company.

This Website uses "cookies". A cookie is a small, removable data file that is stored by your web browser on your computer. Cookies allow you to place an order on this Website and allow us to enhance, facilitate and personalize your online surfing and shopping experience. For example, we use cookies to:

  • Recognize you when you return to this Website;
  • Present relevant content to you when you visit this Website;
  • Facilitate other similar type of activities.

You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your web browser settings. If you turn cookies off, you won't have access to many features that make your visit to this Website more efficient and enjoyable, and in some cases, some of our services will not function or will function with limited capability. However, you can still register for events or place orders over the telephone by calling 443-722-8914 or emailing at austin@mdbeerpong.com.

We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 21. This Website is not intended to solicit information of any kind from children under the age of 21 and we have made commercially reasonable efforts to design this Website to prevent our knowing acceptance of any such information.It is possible that by fraud, deception or error, we may receive information pertaining to children under the age of 18. If we are notified of this, as soon as we verify the information, we will immediately obtain parental consent or otherwise delete the information from our servers. If you want to notify us of our receipt of personal information belonging to a child under the age of 21, please do so at austin@mdbeerpong.com.

We adhere to the highest standards in our email marketing practices. When you choose to opt-into our email communications and submit your email address to us, we will send you an email requesting your confirmation. If you do not click on the confirmation link in the email, you will not be registered to receive our emails. This protects your inbox from unwanted emails should someone else provide your email address, or should you change your mind.

When browsing this Website, you may be directed to other websites that are beyond our control. These other websites may use cookies and pixel tags, collect data, or solicit personal information. Even though Connected Ventures may be affiliated with these websites, we have no control over them or how they collect, distribute or otherwise use your personal information or how they safeguard and secure your personal information. MDBEERPONG.COM is not responsible or liable for the conduct, policies or actions of the owners of such websites or the content displayed on these websites. These websites are linked to this Website only for your convenience and you access them at your own risk.

We want to communicate with you only if you want to hear from us. To modify or delete any or all of the personal information you have provided to us, please login and update your profile. You may unsubscribe from receiving emails, and other correspondence from us including, but not limited to, faxes and U.S. postal service mail, at any time by using the link, or by contacting us using the information, included at the bottom of each email communication. You may remove yourself from our mailing list at any time either through our website, a link at the bottom of each email, or by sending an email to subscribe@mdbeerpong.com. In some limited circumstances, such as to resolve disputes, troubleshoot problems and enforce our Terms of Use Agreement, we may retain in our files information you have requested to remove. Further, your personal information is never completely removed from our databases due to technical constraints and the fact that we back up our systems. Therefore, you should not expect that all of your personal information will be completely removed from our databases in response to your requests. We reserve the right to send you certain communications related to this Website that are considered part of your account, such as technical alerts, without offering you the opportunity to opt out of receiving them.

If you feel that we are not following our stated Privacy Policy, you may also contact state or local chapters of the Better Business Bureau, your state or local consumer protection office, or The Federal Trade Commission by phone at 202.FTC-HELP (202.382.4357) or at http://www.ftc.gov/ftc/complaint.htm.