DESIGN YOUR DREAM ROOM SWEEPSTAKES – Official Rules
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
The Design Your Dream Room Sweepstakes (“Contest” or “Sweepstakes”) begins on January 29, 2017 at 12:01 am Central Time (“CT”) and ends on April 9, 2017 at 4:00 pm CT (“Promotion Period”). The time shall be determined by Sponsor’s timekeeping systems. Sponsor shall have the sole discretion in determining the timeliness of any action or inaction related to this Sweepstakes. All times mentioned in these Official Rules are Central Standard Time unless expressly noted otherwise.
Open only to legal U.S. residents who are 18 years of age or older as of date of entry and reside in Vanderburgh, Warrick, Posey, Gibson, Pike Dubois, Spencer, Perry, Knox and Daviess counties in Indiana; Henderson, Union, McLean, Davies, Hopkins and Webster counties in Kentucky; and Hardin, White, Gallatin, Edwards and Saline counties in Illinois (the “Courier & Press Distribution Area”) and who own a residential home in the “Courier & Press Distribution Area”. Void wherever prohibited by law. Employees of Evansville Courier Company, Inc. (“Sponsor”), their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, prize suppliers, including any vendors providing services in connection with this Sweepstakes (collectively, the “Sponsor Affiliates”) and the immediate family members (spouse, mother, father, in-laws, grandmother, grandfather, brother, sister, children and grandchildren) and/or those living in the same household of Sponsor or Sponsor Affiliates are not eligible. By participating, entrants agree to be bound by the Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor.
TO ENTER: During the Promotion Period, you can enter one of the ways outlined below:
1) Go to www.courierpress.com/designyourdreamroom and follow the on-screen instructions to enter. All information you provide must be truthful, accurate and complete. Upon successfully submitting your entry to Sponsor as described above you will receive one (1) entry in the Sweepstakes;
2) Complete the entry blank that will appear multiple times in the Evansville Courier & Press from January 29, 2017 through April 9, 2017 in print promotional advertisements. Send your completed entry in a hand-addressed, business-size envelope (#10) with first-class postage, to Evansville Courier & Press, Design Your Dream Room Sweepstakes Entry, 300 East Walnut Street, Evansville, IN 47713. Entries must be postmarked by the end of the Promotion Period and received by April 9, 2017 at 5PM ET. Limit one entry per envelope. You may also bring
3) Complete the entry blank that will appear multiple times in the Evansville Courier & Press from January 29, 2017 through April 9, 2017 in print promotional advertisements and bring to the Evansville Courier & Press offices at 300 East Walnut Street, Evansville, IN 47713, January 29, 2017 through April 9, 2017, M-F between the hours of 8 am to 5 pm.
4) Complete the entry blank at the 70th annual Heritage Federal Credit Union Home Show on April 8, 2017 from 10 am to 6 pm and April 9, 2017 from 10 am to 4 pm at the Old National Events Plaza, 715 Locust Street, Evansville, IN 47708 and drop in the entry box.
5) On a 3×5 card, hand print your complete name, street address (no P.O. Boxes), city, state, zip code, date of birth (mm/dd/yyyy), plus daytime and evening telephone numbers. (If you do not have a telephone, state “No Phone.” Failure to comply with this or any other official rule will result in disqualification.) Mail your entry in a hand-addressed, business-size envelope (#10) with first-class postage, to Evansville Courier & Press, Design Your Dream Room Sweepstakes, 300 East Walnut Street, Evansville, IN 47713. Entries must be postmarked by the end of the Promotion Period and received by April 9, 2017. Limit one entry per envelope.
Limit one entry per person and per household address, regardless of method of entry. No mechanically reproduced entries of any kind permitted. Illegible and incomplete entries are void. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, mutilated, postage due, misdirected entries or entries not received. In the event of a dispute over who submitted an online entry, the entry will be deemed to have been submitted by the authorized account holder of the e-mail account identified on the online entry form. The authorized account holder is deemed to be the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, service provider, or online organization responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. Entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be returned.
WINNER SELECTION: Winner(s) will be selected by random drawing on or about April 10, 2017 from all eligible entries received. Decisions of Sponsor are final on all matters. Limit one prize per person and per household address. Odds of winning will depend upon the number of eligible entries received.
PRIZE(S): There will be a total of three (3) prizes awarded.
One (1) Great Room Prize – one winner will receive a certificate for a Great Room, which consists of the following: a $2,000 gift certificate for furniture to Town Square Furnishings (ARV: $2,000); $1,500 gift certificate for flooring, including installation, from Greer’s Flooring America (ARV: $1,500); a $1,700 certificate for heating and air from HF Refrigeration (ARV: $1,700); a $1,000 gift certificate towards the purchase of an Olhausen pool table or shuffle board (ARV: $1,000); a $1,500 gift certificate for select products/services, including installation, from Quest 4 / PC Quest (ARV: $1,500) (Total Prize ARV: $7,700).
One (1) Outdoor Room Prize – one winner will receive a certificate for an Outdoor Room, which consists of the following: a $1,500 certificate for landscaping services from Kraft Nursery (ARV: $1,500); a $1,500 certificate for lawn equipment from Hopf Equipment (ARV: $1,500); a $1,500 certificate toward a pergola from Redline Construction (ARV: $1,500); a $1,500 certificate for select models of patio & wicker furniture or Jacuzzi hot tubs from Bassemiers Fireplace Patio-Spa. (ARV: $1,500) a $1,000 gift certificate towards the purchase of a Goarilla basketball goal package (ARV: $1,000); (Total Prize ARV: $7,000).
One (1) Overall Home Sweet Home Prize – one winner will receive a certificate for a Home Sweet Home Room, which consists of the following: a $2,500 certificate for any residential new home or home remodel design service from HG McCullough Designers Inc. (ARV: $2,500); a grill from Kraft Nursery, make and model to be determined by sponsor (ARV: $1,500); a $1,500 gift certificate toward a complete repair such as basement water-proofing, foundation repair, clean space, encapsulation and total finishing from Healthy Spaces (ARV: $1,500); a $300 VISA gift card from the Evansville Courier & Press (Total Prize ARV: $5,800).
Gift Certificates will be provided to each winner listing all contents of specific room prize. Subject to all terms, conditions, restrictions, expiration dates and specifications on the certificate or imposed by issuer. Restrictions apply. Prize specifications may need to be altered based on the particulars of winner’s house. If winner does not have physical property to use prize, winner forfeits that portion of the prize. All makes and models to be determined by Sponsor or, where appropriate and in sole discretion of Sponsor, the winner’s selection.
Prizes consist of only those items specifically listed as part of the prize. No substitution or transfer/assignment of prize by winners permitted. If by reason of printing or other error, more prizes are claimed than the number of prizes set forth in these Official Rules, a random drawing will be held to award the advertised number of prizes in the relevant category. Under no circumstances will more than the advertised number of prizes be awarded. Prizes are awarded “AS IS.” Winner must pick up his or her prize certificate at the Evansville Courier & Press, 300 East Walnut Street, Evansville, IN 47713 M-F between 9AM – 5PM no later than May 1, 2017.
Federal, state, and local taxes on prizes, if any, and any other costs, fees and expenses not listed above as specifically included as part of the prize are the sole responsibility of winner. ALL TAXES ARE THE SOLE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE WINNER. An IRS form 1099 and other tax-related forms and documents may be issued by Sponsor if required by law.
WINNER NOTIFICATION AND RELEASES: On or around April 17, 2017, Sponsor shall notify the potential winner(s) by announcement in the Evansville Courier & Press. The potential prize winner(s) will also be contacted via email by April 18, 2017. If a potential winner does not respond after the first attempted contact from Sponsor within seven days, he or she will be disqualified and the prize awarded to an alternate winner as determined by random draw from the remaining eligible entries. The potential prize winner(s) may be asked to provide confirmation that he or she is the owner of the relevant email address. Each potential winner may be required, in Sponsor’s sole discretion, to complete and return an Affidavit of Eligibility, a scan or photo of legal ID, Release of Liability and/or, if legally permissible, a Publicity Release and also to have any companion(s) that will participate in the prize activities, if applicable, return the same documentation before claiming the prize or being allowed to participate in any prize activities. If any of the potential winner or the companion(s), if applicable, is under the age of majority in his or her state of residence, then the parent or legal guardian of the minor potential winner or companion(s) must sign and return all required forms. All forms must be postmarked within 10 days of the date on notification materials if return is requested via mail or forms must be completed before receipt of any prize if prizes are picked up in person. Noncompliance within this time period and/or return of any prize/prize notification as undeliverable may result in disqualification and an alternate potential winner may be randomly selected from all remaining eligible entries. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute any prize with prize of equal or greater value in its sole discretion. Acceptance of any prize constitutes permission to the Sponsor to use winners’ name, voice, statements, image and likeness for purposes of advertising and trade, in any medium, without further compensation, unless prohibited by law.
LIABILITY RELEASE & INDEMNIFICATION: By entering this Sweepstakes, you agree to release, discharge and hold harmless Sponsor, Sponsor Affiliates and their respective directors, officers, employees, agents and assigns (the “Released Parties”) from any claims, losses, and damages arising out of, or relating to, your participation in this Sweepstakes or any Sweepstakes-related activities (including, without limitation, any event attended as part of a prize) and the acceptance and use, misuse, or possession of any prize awarded hereunder (including, without limitation, any misrepresentation made by the entrant in connection with the Sweepstakes; any non-compliance by the entrant with these Official Rules; claims brought by persons or entities other than the parties to these Official Rules arising from or related to the entrant’s involvement with the Sweepstakes; acceptance, possession, misuse or use of any prize or participation in any Sweepstakes-related activity or participation in this Sweepstakes; any malfunction, error or other problem arising in connection with the collection, processing, or retention of entry information; or any typographical or other error in the printing, offering or announcement of any prize or winner). The foregoing includes, without limitation, any claim for personal injury, property loss or damage, or death arising in any way in connection with the Sweepstakes.
OTHER TERMS: Sponsor not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing, the offering or the announcement of any prize or in the administration of the promotion, whether caused by computer, technical or human error. Sponsor is not responsible for late, lost, damaged, incomplete, illegible, faulty, or incorrect transmissions, incorrect announcements of any kind, technical hardware or software failures of any kind, any damage to any person’s computer related to or resulting from participating in the online portion of the promotion, lost or unavailable network connections, or failed, incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmission that may limit a user’s ability to participate in the promotion whether caused by computer, technical or human error. Sponsor reserves the right to cancel or modify the promotion or any portion of it for any reason, including but not limited to, if fraud, misconduct or technical failures destroy the integrity of the promotion; or if a computer virus, bug, wireless failure, or other technical problem corrupts the administration, security, or proper administration of the promotion as determined by Sponsor, in its sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify, freeze or prohibit the participation of an individual if fraud or tampering is suspected, or if the individual fails to comply with any requirement of participation or with any provision in these Official Rules. Any attempt to undermine the operation of this promotion is a violation of criminal & civil laws. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify and/or seek damages from any individual making any such attempts to the full extent permitted by law.
GOVERNING LAW & JURISDICTION: EXCEPT WHERE PROHIBITED, ENTRANTS AGREE THAT ANY AND ALL DISPUTES, CLAIMS AND CAUSES OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF OR CONNECTED WITH THIS PROMOTION SHALL BE RESOLVED EXCLUSIVELY BY IN THE COURTS OF INDIANA LOCATED IN VANDERBURGH COUNTY, INDIANA, AND ANY AND ALL CLAIMS, JUDGEMENTS AND AWARDS SHALL BE LIMITED TO ACTUAL OUT-OF-POCKET COSTS INCURRED BY ENTRANT WITH REGARD TO THIS PROMOTION, BUT IN NO EVENT ATTORNEYS’ FEES, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR OTHER DAMAGES. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of entrants and sponsors in connection with the promotion shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Indiana, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions (whether of Indiana or any other jurisdiction) that would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than Indiana. The courts of Indiana in Vanderburgh County shall be the exclusive forum for any dispute relating to these Official Rules and/or this promotion. All participants and winners agree, by their participation in the Sweepstakes, to submit to the personal jurisdiction of the courts of Indiana in Vanderburgh County and waive the right to contest jurisdiction.
SEVERABILITY: If any provision(s) of these Official Rules are held to be invalid or unenforceable, all remaining provisions hereof will remain in full force and effect.
WINNERS LIST: For the winner name(s), available after May 1, 2017, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: Evansville Courier & Press, Design Your Dream Room Sweepstakes Winner List, 300 East Walnut Street, Evansville, IN 47713 to be received by July 1, 2017.
SPONSORS: Evansville Courier Company d/b/a Evansville Courier & Press, 300 East Walnut Street, Evansville, IN 47713.