Here are the rules for this season...but the link on the home page isn't working yet:
CBS.COM SURVIVOR: PANAMA-EXILE ISLAND FANTASY LEAGUE GAME
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN
PARTICIPATION OPEN TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE 50 UNITED STATES AND DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA ONLY, 18 OR OLDER (OR AGE OF MAJORITY IF GREATER THAN 18).
VOID IN PUERTO RICO AND WHERE PROHIBITED. U.S. LAW GOVERNS THIS GAME.
Eligibility: Open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia at least eighteen (18) years of age or age of majority in the case of legal residents of certain states or Washington DC where the age of majority is greater than eighteen (18) years of age at the time of registration and are registered users (i.e. successfully obtain user ID and password) ("Registered Users") on any one or more of the following Web sites: CBS.com, CBSnews.com, CBS SportsLine.com, upn.com, NFL.com, SuperBowl.com and/or pgatour.com ("CBS Digital Media Sites.") Not eligible to enter are employees or agents of CBS Broadcasting Inc. ("Sponsor") its parent company, subsidiaries, divisions, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, (collectively, the "Sweepstakes Entities") and members of their immediate families (spouse, parent, child, sibling and their respective spouses) and those living in their households. Void wherever prohibited. Subject to all applicable federal, state & local laws & regulations. U.S. law governs this game.
To Register for Game Play: If you are not a Registered User on a CBS Digital Media Site, you may register and obtain user identification ("ID") and associated password ("Password") for CBS.com by going to www.cbs.com/info/user_services/registration/register.php
. You will be asked to click on the link to "sign up free" button and fill out the registration form in its entirety and successfully submit same. There is no fee to become a CBS.com Registered User. In addition to being a CBS Digital Media registered user you must register separately to play the Survivor: Panama-Exile Island Fantasy League Game ("Game.") There is no fee to register to play the game. The registration process begins on or about 3:00 PM Eastern Time ("ET") on 2/3/06 and registration ends at 8:00 PM ET on 5/14/06 or seven days before the final episode is broadcast, whichever comes later; the game ends at 8:00 PM ET on 5/21/06 or with the commencement of the East Coast broadcast of the final episode of Survivor Panama-Exile Island whichever is later ("Promotion Period"). End date is subject to scheduling changes. To register and establish a 'team' go to www.cbs.com/primetime/survivor12/fantasy/
anytime during the Promotion Period (with exceptions as noted in these rules), click on the Survivor: Panama-Exile Island icon, and complete the Survivor: Panama-Exile Island Fantasy League online registration form. You will be required to pick any four of the available Survivors to be on your Survivor: Panama-Exile Island Fantasy League team. Once you have completed the information requested, click on "submit" to submit your registration and 'team' selection. Registrants must complete entire online registration form and successfully submit same in order to be eligible for prize consideration. During the Promotion Period, registrations will not be accepted commencing at the time the East Coast broadcast of a Survivor: Panama-Exile Island episode begins until 4 hours after the East Coast broadcast of the show ends. NO GAME REGISTRATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED THE FINAL WEEK OF THE PROMOTION PERIOD. Broadcasts are subject to preemptions and scheduling changes. If such changes occur they will be posted on the Survivor: Panama-Exile Island Web site. The use of automated or third party software or Web site to register or trade is prohibited. LIMIT ONE TEAM REGISTRATION PER REGISTERED PARTICIPANT. Releasees (as defined below) assume no responsibility for incorrect or inaccurate registration information, human error or technical malfunctions, lost/delayed data transmission, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, line failures unauthorized access of any computer equipment or software, or any combination thereof. Registrations become the property of the Sponsor. Participants who submit inaccurate registration data and/or exceed the registration/team limits may be excluded from participation at any time during or after the game. By registering, registrants agree to be bound by these rules & consent to use by Sponsor and its designees of their names &/or photographs for advertising or publicity purposes in any and all media now or hereafter known throughout the world in perpetuity, without further consideration, notification or permission, except where prohibited by law.
Managing Your Team: You may have a maximum of four active Survivors on your team at any time during the Promotion Period. Once you have successfully registered a team you can trade any or all of your Survivor team members as many times as you like during the Promotion Period by deleting a Survivor from your Fantasy League team and replacing him or her with any other Survivor still active in the game. A team roster freeze is in effect commencing at the time the East Coast broadcast of an original Survivor: Panama-Exile Island episode begins until 4 hours after the East Coast broadcast of the show ends. During each week of the Promotion Period in which an original episode of Survivor: Panama-Exile Island is broadcast, the number of active Survivors will decrease by one (1) as a Survivor is voted off the show. If a member of your Survivor: Panama-Exile Island Fantasy League team is voted off the Survivor: Panama-Exile Island show, you may replace that expelled member with an active Survivor.
Scoring Points: Registered players accrue points when Survivor cast members on a registrants' team are awarded points based on their actions, and outcome of events (e.g., winning immunity) during an episode. Survivor: Panama-Exile Island episode #2 scheduled for broadcast on 2/9/06 will be the first episode used to accrue points to registered Fantasy League players. Team point totals will be updated by 1:00 PM Eastern Time following the night of each new Survivor: Panama-Exile Island broadcast. All decisions regarding scoring in the Survivor: Panama-Exile Island Fantasy League will be made by an "Official Scorer", a CBS.com representative whose decisions are final and binding on matters relating to the awarding of points in this game. In each new episode (beginning with episode #2) points will be awarded ONLY for qualifying activities occurring during new, previously unseen footage. No points will be awarded for events that occur during flashbacks of any sort. Points are awarded solely for material broadcast during the Survivor: Panama-Exile Island television program.
Following are the categories for which points will be awarded in the Survivor: Panama-Exile Island Fantasy League (categories and corresponding point awards are subject to change at any time at Sponsor's discretion):
Reads Tree Mail: You score 10 points any time one of your Survivors reads aloud any part of the "Tree Mail."
Chops Coconut with Machete: You score 15 points on every occasion that one of your Survivors uses a machete to chop a coconut. The points are for striking the actual coconut with the blade of the knife. Points are awarded for each coconut the Survivor works on.
Cries: You score 10 points any time one of your Survivors sheds tears.
Immunity Challenge (group): You score 10 points any time one your Survivors is on the Tribe that wins Immunity.
Immunity (individual): You score 25 points any time one your Survivors wins the individual Immunity Challenge.
Reward Challenge (group): You score 10 points any time one your Survivors is on the Tribe that wins a Reward Challenge.
Reward Challenge (individual): You score 20 points any time one your Survivors wins the individual Reward Challenge.
Sits Out Challenge: You lose 12 points any time one of your team does not take part in a group reward challenge or an immunity challenge.
Voted Off: You lose 20 points when one of your Survivors gets voted off of the show.
Bonus Points: You are awarded 40 points any time one of your Survivors performs the activity that you have selected for them in the "Bonus Points" area.
Determining Winners: Weekly, beginning with episode #2 the highest scoring teams will be posted to leader boards located at the Survivor: Panama-Exile Island Web site. Within 72 hours of the final episode of Survivor: Panama-Exile Island the final standings leader board will be posted. Sponsor reserves right to change final standings subject to verification of entrant totals and eligibility. The one registrant/team that has accrued the greatest number of points will be declared the potential grand prize winner. In the event there is a tie between the top point totals those tied players will be placed into a random drawing and one (1) potential grand prize winner will be selected. The next ten (10) highest scoring players will be declared first prize winners with additional random drawings conducted as needed to break any ties. If required the random drawing(s) will take place on or about 6/1/06. Drawing(s) conducted by Marden-Kane Inc., an independent judging organization whose decisions are final on matters relating to game. Potential grand prize winner will be required to sign, have notarized & return to Marden-Kane an affidavit of eligibility/release of liability within 10 days of issuance of notification. Failure to complete and return the documents in the time noted will result in the disqualification of the potential winner and the next highest scoring player will be contacted. No more than one (1) grand and ten (10) first prizes will be awarded. Limit one prize per person. In the event the grand prize winner of this game or a member of his/her immediate family (spouse, parent, child, sibling, or respective spouse/partner) has won a grand prize in any previous CBS.com Survivor Fantasy League game beginning after January 1, 2004, his/her entry and score in this Game will be deemed ineligible for prize consideration and the next highest scoring participant will move up one place. Odds of winning a grand or first prize depend upon number of registrants participating and the points each earned during the game.
Prizes: One (1) Grand Prize: A 3-Day/2-Night Trip to Las Vegas, Nevada for winner and one (1) guest. Trip consists of round-trip coach air transportation for winner and guest to Las Vegas, NV from a single major U.S. gateway airport nearest winner's home (as determined by Administrator), airport/hotel ground transfers in Las Vegas, double occupancy deluxe hotel accommodations for two (2) nights and $250 cash. Estimated retail value of Grand Prize is $2,550. Actual value of Las Vegas trip may vary based on point of departure and dates of travel. Certain travel restrictions may apply. If Grand Prize winner resides within a 100 mile radius of Las Vegas, NV, ground transportation may be provided in lieu of air transportation and no compensation or substitution will be provided for difference in prize value. Grand prize winner must book trip within 6 moths of prize notification and take trip within one year from date of prize notification or prize will be forfeited. Grand Prize winner and guest will be required to travel together on the same itinerary and are responsible for obtaining all required travel documents. Travel subject to confirmation of reservation; date restrictions may apply. Travel arrangements must be made through Administrator. Guest of Grand Prize winner must be at least eighteen 18 years of age (or age of majority if greater than 18) and must complete, execute and return a Travel Companion Liability Release, and where lawful, a Travel Companion Publicity Release (collectively, the "Travel Companion Release Forms") prior to issuance of travel documents. Failure to return Travel Companion Release Forms in a timely manner may prevent travel companion from participating in the trip. Ten (10) First Prizes: A Survivor Panama T-Shirt. Approximate retail value $20/each. First prize winners will be mailed their prize. Prizes are rewarded "as is" with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied outside of manufacturer's limited warranty. Total ARV of all prizes, $2,750. Prizes are non-transferable; no substitutions or cash equivalents allowed, except at the discretion of the Sponsor. All details of prize not specified herein shall be determined solely by Sponsor. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of comparable or greater value, at its sole discretion. All costs and expenses relating to acceptance and use of prize, which are not explicitly listed herein as being awarded, are responsibility of winners. Taxes are the responsibility of the winner. Each participant agrees to release, discharge, indemnify and hold harmless the Sponsor and its respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, divisions and advertising and promotion agencies, including Marden-Kane, Inc., and all of their respective employees, directors, officers, shareholders & agents (collectively, "Releasees") from any & all claims or liability in connection with participation in this game or acceptance or use of any prize.
Internet: If for any reason this game is not capable of running as planned due to infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of the Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this game, the Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process, and to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the game. Should this game be terminated, Sponsor reserves the right to select winners in a random drawing from among all eligible, non-suspect team registrations received as of the action requiring such termination. Releasees are not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or telephone lines, computer on-line systems, servers, or providers, computation of point totals, computer equipment, software, failure of any e-mail or entry to be received by Sponsor on account of technical problems, human error or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any Web site, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to participant's or any other person's computer relating to or resulting from participation in this game or downloading any materials in this game or for any other printing, typographical, human or other errors relating to or in connection with the game, including, without limitation, errors which may occur in connection with the administration of the game, the tabulation of points, the announcement of prizes or in any game-related materials. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEB SITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE GAME IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES OR OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON (S) RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ATTEMPT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. In the event of a dispute as to the identity of a winner based on an e-mail address, the winning team will be declared made by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at time of registration. "Authorized account holder" is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, on-line service provider or other organization (e.g., business, educational, institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address.
Who Won? To obtain the name of the grand prize winner, available after 5/31/06, mail a SASE to: Marden-Kane, 36 Maple Place, Manhasset, NY 11030 Attn: CBS Panama-Exile Island. Requests received after 6/30/06 will not be honored.
Sponsor: CBS Digital Media, a Division of CBS Broadcasting Inc. 2200 W. Cypress Creek Rd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309. Administrator: Marden-Kane, Inc., 36 Maple Place, Manhasset, NY 11030.