New Relic Refer a Data Nerd FutureStack 2021 Sweepstakes Official Rules

The New Relic Refer a Data Nerd FutureStack 2021 Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) sponsored by New Relic, Inc. (“New Relic”) will be held on April 22, 2021 – May 27, 2021 (the “Sweepstakes Period”).  Participants may be eligible to win the prize detailed below.

How to Enter and Earn Points:

Starting April 22, 2021, registered attendees of the FutureStack 2021 virtual conference can share the email address associated with their FutureStack 2021 event registration with friends, who will then be prompted to enter the referral email address upon their registration via the registration link at Participants will earn fifty (50) FutureStack 2021 Event Points (“Points”) in the FutureStack 2021 event platform (MeetingPlay) for every individual who logs into the FutureStack 2021 virtual event as long as the referred individual includes the participant’s email address as their referral contact at the time of event registration.  No points are received if (i) the referred individual does not log into the event, (ii) the referred individual logs into the event but does not list the participant as a referral contact or (iii) if an incorrect or alternative referral email address is provided that differs from the email address the participant used for their registration.. Participants may earn a maximum of 1,000 Points in the MeetingPlay platform (20 maximum referrals). All eligible participants who earn fifty (50) Points or more by successfully referring one or more individual to attend the FutureStack 2021 virtual event within the Sweepstakes Period will be entered into the Sweepstakes for a chance to win the prize specified below. Participants may refer a friend by using the email address associated with their event registration and upon satisfaction of the criteria described herein be entered into the Sweepstakes anytime throughout the Sweepstakes Period. The Sweepstakes Period shall open at 10:00 am PDT on April 22, 2021 and close at 1:00 pm PDT on May 27, 2021. The Sweepstakes is limited to one entry per participant. 

Participant’s participating in the Sweepstakes constitutes their acceptance of these Official Rules. NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT IS NECESSARY TO ENTER THESE SWEEPSTAKES. 

Selection of Winners:

One (1) winner shall be chosen from a random drawing of eligible entries on June 1, 2021. The winner will be notified via email using the email address provided in their FutureStack 2021 event registration within forty-eight (48) hours of the drawing.  Upon signing an eligibility affidavit and waiver, the winner shall be emailed a link to a third-party vendor site with a unique code to redeem and obtain the prize detailed below.  If the winner does not claim their prize within thirty (30) days of the drawing, they shall forfeit their prize and a new winner shall be selected.  Participants’ odds of receiving the prize are dependent on the number of eligible entries received.


  • One (1) winner will receive one (1) pinball machine valued at approximately $9,570 USD.

Who Can Enter:

The Sweepstakes is strictly limited to permanent, legal United States residents who are at least eighteen (18) years of age. Participants are solely responsible for ensuring their participation in the Sweepstakes is lawful. New Relic employees are not eligible to participate in the Sweepstakes. New Relic reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify participants for any reason, including if it is determined that one’s participation in the Sweepstakes is not lawful.  


All participants in the Sweepstakes release New Relic and its respective employees, officers, directors and shareholders (“Released Parties”) from and against all liability, claims, and damages arising in connection with their participation or inability to participate, entry in the Sweepstakes and /or acceptance, receipt, ownership or use of the prize awarded in the Sweepstakes, including but not limited to personal injury, death, damage to property or loss of property. Before claiming their prize, each winner must execute an affidavit and waiver verifying their eligibility and acknowledging: (i) their responsibility for any taxes incurred in connection with the prize awarded and (ii) that New Relic will not be liable for any injuries caused while operating prizes awarded from the Sweepstakes. 

Limitation of Liability

Released Parties are not responsible for any claims, damages, expenses, costs or losses to any person or property of any kind arising from or in connection with: (1) typographical or other errors in the printing of these Official Rules; (2) technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to malfunctions, interruptions or disconnections in phone lines hardware, software, or failure of any email or entries to be received by New Relic due to technical problems, human error or traffic congestion, unavailable network connections on the Internet or any website;  (3) unauthorized third party tampering with the Sweepstakes; (4) technical or human error in the administration of the prize; or (5) late, lost, undeliverable, damaged or stolen mail. 


The Sweepstakes is governed by and will be construed in accordance with the laws of the State of California and the forum and venue for any dispute shall be San Francisco, California.

Participant acknowledges and agrees that non-personal or aggregate information collected during the Sweepstakes Period will be used for marketing and other internal purposes. Participant’s personal information will be used for no purposes other than this Sweepstake. New Relic reserves the right to terminate this Sweepstakes for any or no reason and at any time without further notice.