Evansville Courier & Press

Wedding & Prom Expo

 

 

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The 2016 Wedding & Prom Expo and Magazine was bursting with exhibitors and booths, and we invite YOU to attend the next Expo in 2017 on Sunday, January 8!! The 2016 event had record crowds AGAIN and MANY MORE exhibitors than any other regional show in the Tri-State! We are the largest bridal show in the area, and we invite you to mark your calendars for the 2017 event!  

Investment options start at $300 for a booth, so don’t be mistaken that your budget won’t work with this incredible opportunity to grow your business!  Contact Carolyn at carolyn.franklin@courierpress.com for more information!

11:00 am – 4:00 pm Old National Events Plaza Exhibit Hall Downtown Evansville Presented by The Evansville Courier & Press

Wedding & Prom Expo Admission:

Admission is $5 per person at the door for those 13 years and older. Youth ages 12 years and under are free.

 

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WEDDING VENDORS:

RETURN ON YOUR INVESTMENT — We value your time and money and want you to experience an event and magazine that will truly give you results.

The 2017 Courier & Press Wedding & Prom Expo & Magazine is bursting with vendors and advertisers!  The Expo is on Sunday, January 8, 2017 and the release of the Magazine is on the same day when thousands of attendees receive their free copy!  We invite YOUR business to use these valuable marketing tools to grow your business! We know your money and time investment must come with a great return, so we offer unique value in our products unmatched by any other wedding event or publication in the Tri-State!  Asks us for the Expo brochure and we’ll send it your way!!

Wedding & Prom EXPO Features & Benefits

  • LARGEST bridal event in Tri-State with more vendors & booths than any other expo. The 2016 event SOLD OUT on exhibit hall space requiring an expansion to the lobby.
  • Most QUALIFIED attendees – we charge an entry fee, qualifying attendees to make sure they are there for your products and services. Your time is valuable and we want your Expo experience to be successful!
  • THOUSANDS of brides, grooms, partners and their families and friends attend each year. We grow annually making your ROI higher than any other Tri-State event!
  • Close to 1,000 brides in attendance just waiting to talk to you face to face – no other event comes close!
  • Customized proprietary DATABASE – ONLY available to our vendors.  The database is customized by 30 different business categories — increasing your sales post-event.
  • FIRST large expo of the year that provides an assortment of vendors. You want to be the first to talk to those newly engaged holiday couples before they go to your competitor.
  • Huge NETWORKING opportunities among our 120+ vendors pre-event and during show hours to expand your own network of sources and collaboration efforts!
  • Multiple FASHION shows from a variety of vendors – attendees seek this expo feature which translates to more traffic to your booth!
  • Close to $20,000 in PRIZES for our attendees each year grabbing the attention of those making buying decisions for their special day!

 

Wedding & Prom MAGAZINE Features & Benefits

CONTENT about YOUR business

  • Filled with local articles about local businesses that produce extraordinary weddings!  Our magazine is about YOUR business!
  • Beautiful photography by local businesses focused on showing the best of the best in the Tri-State. From the front cover to the very last page, we feature you!
  • Wedding planner pages on multiple categories for engaged couples to use throughout their planning process.
  • 100+ pages of content to assist those just waiting to start planning their special day. Plus, this magazine has been around for 15 years so we know what works!
  • Year-round shelf life for a publication where we create your ad, your article and your photography per your specifications!

DISTRIBUTION that works

  EXPANDED REACH:  Our Wedding & Prom magazine is available to thousands in targeted distribution channels in hard copy, but also to hundreds of thousands of online readers on courierpress.com! 

  Plus, to make it even more prominent and easy to find on courierpress.com we have a new Quick Link on the Features tab!

Brides and newly engaged couples can get a copy of the Wedding & Prom magazine:

  • At our Expo in January!
  • At multiple retailers who have the magazine in their stores throughout the year.  These locations are promoted in the Courier & Press every week during the year.  Be one of these locations and we’ll promote you every time in our ads in the newspaper and on courierpressexpos.com
  • At multiple single copy locations such as stores, doctor’s offices, and more — delivered by our single copy crew who are out and about daily!
  • At the front counter at both the Courier & Press and The Henderson Gleaner when newly engaged couples are placing an engagement announcement
  • And ONLINE – where they can EASILY find it on courierpress.com   To visit the ONLINE Wedding & Prom Magazine, go to courierpress.com, click on Features, then Quick Links!

 

THE POWER OF the Courier & Press and the USA Today Network

PROMOTION unmatched by any other publication or expo!

  • $150,000 multi-media promotional campaign throughout the Tri-State backs the Courier & Press Wedding & Prom Expo & Magazine.  We make sure the market knows where to find YOU and your business!
  • Promotion includes newspapers – Courier & Press and the Gleaner; websites courierpress.com, gleaner.com, and courierpressexpos.com; targeted online promotions based on wedding and prom lifestyle and theme categories as well as geographic areas, multiple Tri-State radio stations in several formats, multiple social media platforms starting with facebook and Instagram, email marketing, POP posters, and direct mail.

COMBINATION PRICING available for ANY budget!

  • The most cost effective way to reach the market is a combination Expo and Magazine buy.  You can be a part of just the Expo or just the Magazine!  Plus, you can SELL your products and services at the Expo!!
  • Booth only or Magazine only packages available for as low as $300 all the way to customized sponsorship packages tailored just for your business.  The regular booth rate is only $625.
  • More Advertising Media Options than ever before!  The Courier & Press, back by the USA Today Network, offers multiple product options from digital platforms to post it notes and custom inserts. We’ll help you grow your business year-round!

Make the dollars you spend work the best for your success!

 

Take a look at our 2016 Expo video and let us know how we can present your business to the Tri-State!   https://vimeo.com/172138808

Ask for our brochure via email or by phone or visit courierpressexpos and fill out the request for information form.  We’ll be in touch as soon as possible!  Thank you!

 


 

2017 SPECIAL FEATURES

Enter the Town Square Furnishings $1500 Shopping Spree and the Greer’s Flooring America Flooring Makeover from Nov. 21 to Jan. 8. 

 

Watch for entry forms in the Evansville Courier & Press and The Gleaner! 

Click on image for more details!

Official Rules at bottom of this page. 

 

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Each ticket purchase also includes a BONUS one-year subscription to SHAPE magazine !  

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Plus, you can catch a ride in a beautiful limousine from your car to the doors of the Old National Events Plaza courtesy of SUV Limousine!

 

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Plan your special day all in ONE place!

 

Watch multiple fashion shows from the fashion experts throughout the Tri-State! Plus, pre-register today or at the expo for tens of thousands of dollars in prizes   

Stage Schedule to come!  Check back for the 8 shows for 2017!

 

 

Check out our fabulous grand prizes, including the Kruckemeyer & Cohn Bridal Prize Bouquet, where the first 300 brides will choose their prize including gift cards and percentage savings offers. (click on image for details)

 

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Stop by the Bauerhaus Bridal Tasting Bar to sample delicious main course entrees and enter to wine a $250 gift certificate! (click on image for details)

 

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Stop by the Women’s Health Care PC Booth and register  for the Happy Healthy You Treasure Hunt! This is open to all attendees at the Expo and you can walk away as one of our 10 finalists or be our grand prize winner!

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PROM and Special Event attendees – Grab a friend and don’t miss everything the show has to offer for you Plus we will have hundreds of dollars in prizes for you, too! (click on image for details)

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Wedding & Prom Magazine has published since 2001 and is the most respected wedding resource in the Tri-State, complete with full wedding planner and budget planning pages. It is the longest running, free-standing publication in the Tri-State – a must have for your special planning adventures!

 

 

The 2016  Courier & Press Wedding & Prom Magazine was unveiled at the Wedding & Prom Expo on January 10, 2016 at the Old National Events Plaza.   If you were not able to make the expo and would like a copy of the 2016 edition, we would be happy to send you one.  The Weddings & Prom Magazine is the ultimate guide to planning a wedding in Evansville, Owensboro and Tri-state areas. This is your go-to resource and includes helpful tips from selecting a unique ring to planning your special honeymoon getaway!

 

 

The 2016 edition is available at the newspaper offices, 300 East Walnut Street, Evansville, IN 47713, as well.

 

Many local businesses also have copies of the magazine, so stop by these establishments in 2016 as you make your plans for your big day!

Ambassador Travel

Artistic Imagery Photography

Bauerhaus Catering

Bauerhaus Pastry

Borrowed & Blue Box Event Rentals

Bridal Warehouse/USA Bridal

David’s Bridal

Elizabeth’s Wedding & Formal

Ella Park Bridal

Evansville Courier & Press

Kruckemeyer & Cohn Jewelers

Magic Moments Bridal Prom Tuxedo

Old National Events Plaza

Piece of Cake Bakery

Ramada Inn of Henderson

Rolling Hills Country Club

Snodgrass Floral

Songbird DJ Services

T.R.U. Event Rental

The Bauerhaus

The Henderson Gleaner

The Pacetre

The Salon Professional Academy

Vanderburgh 4-H Center

 

 

Scroll down to the bottom of this page to request a copy of the magazine!

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Transportation to the Event Old National Events Plaza 715 Locust St. Evansville, IN 47708 Phone: (812) 435-5770 Fax: (812) 435-5500

Located on the corner of Locust Street and Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. in Downtown Evansville. Travel Directions: From I-64 – Take US 41 South approximately 17 miles to the Lloyd Expressway Exit. Take the exit and turn to the right. Continue on the Lloyd Expressway to the Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. Exit. Take the MLK Blvd. exit and turn to the left, travel to the 5th stoplight which will be Locust Street. Turn left at the light and the Old National Events Plaza will be on your immediate right. From Henderson and locations South of Evansville – Take US 41 North and take the Lloyd Expressway exit. At the exit turn to the left and continue to the Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. Exit. Take the MLK Blvd. exit and turn to the left, travel to the 5th stoplight which will be Locust Street. Turn left at the light and  the Old National Events Plaza will be on your immediate right.

 

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2017 OFFICIAL RULES

Town Square Furnishings $1500 Shopping Spree

OFFICIAL RULES

NO  PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.

 

The Town Square Furnishings $1500 Shopping Spree (Sweepstakes) begins on November 21, 2016 at 12:01 am Central Time (“CT”) and ends on January 8, 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”). 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) Complete the entry blank that will appear multiple times in the Evansville Courier & Press or The Henderson Gleaner from November 21, 2016 through January 8, 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, Town Square Furnishings $1500 Shopping Spree Entry, 300 East Walnut Street, Evansville, IN 47713. Entries must be postmarked by the end of the Promotion Period and received by January 8, 2017 at 4PM ET. Limit one entry per envelope.

 

OR

2) Complete the entry blank that will appear multiple times in the Evansville Courier & Press or The Henderson Gleaner from November 21, 2016 through January 8, 2017 in print promotional advertisements and bring to the Evansville Courier & Press offices at 300 East Walnut Street, Evansville, IN 47713, November 21, 2016 through January 8, 2017, M-F between the hours of 8 am to 5 pm.

 

OR

3)  Complete the entry blank at the Wedding & Prom Expo on Sunday, January 8, 2017 from 11 am to 4 pm at the Old National Events Plaza, 715 Locust Street, Evansville, IN 47708 and drop in the entry box.

 

OR

4) 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 Town Square Furnishings $1500 Shopping Spree Entry, 300 East Walnut Street, Evansville, IN 47713. Entries must be postmarked by the end of the Promotion Period and received by January 8, 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. Entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be returned.

 

WINNER SELECTION:   Winner(s) will be selected by random drawing on or about January 8, 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 one (1) prize awarded. 

 

One (1) $1500 Shopping Spree Prize – one winner will receive a gift certificate for a $1500 Shopping Spree, which consists of products and services from Town Square Furnishings, 3700 IN-62, Boonville, IN 47601 (Total Prize ARV: $1,500).

 

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. 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 January 18, 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 January 18, 2016, 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 on January 9, 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.

 

PUBLICITY AND MARKETING:  Submission of an entry in the Sweepstakes constitutes permission to the Sponsor to use entrant’s name, identity, title, likeness, distinctive appearance, physical likeness, image, portrait, picture, photograph (whether still or moving), screen persona, voice, vocal style, statements, gesture, mannerism, personality, performance characteristic, biographical data, signature, social media handles and identities, and any other indicia or imitation of identity or likeness for purposes of advertising and trade, in any medium, without further notice, approval, or compensation, unless prohibited by law. Submission of contact information in connection with this Sweepstakes (whether or not required), including without limitation mailing address, phone number, and email address, during entry constitutes permission for Sponsor to use entrant’s personal information for purposes of administration of the Sweepstakes and for Sponsor to add entrant to Sponsor’s customer database and to contact entrant in the future for promotional and other reasons. You may opt-out of receiving such communications as set forth in Sponsor’s Privacy Policy (available at courierpress.com) or as provided within any such marketing materials (e.g., using the “Unsubscribe” feature provided in the footer of Sponsor’s emails). You understand that you are providing your information to Sponsor and the information you provide will only be used in accordance with Sponsor’s Privacy Policy.

 

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 January 20, 2017, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: Evansville Courier & Press, Town Square Furnishings $1500 Shopping Spree Winner List, 300 East Walnut Street, Evansville, IN 47713 to be received by February 15, 2017.

 

 

SPONSORS:  Evansville Courier & Press, 300 East Walnut Street, Evansville, IN 47713; Town Square Furnishings, Inc., 3799 S R 62 W, Boonville, IN 47601.

 

 

 

Greer’s Flooring America $1500 Flooring Makeover

OFFICIAL RULES

NO  PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.

 

The Greer’s Flooring America $1500 Flooring Makeover (Sweepstakes) begins on November 21, 2016 at 12:01 am Central Time (“CT”) and ends on January 8, 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”). 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) Complete the entry blank that will appear multiple times in the Evansville Courier & Press or The Henderson Gleaner from November 21, 2016 through January 8, 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, Greer’s Flooring America $1500 Flooring Makeover Entry, 300 East Walnut Street, Evansville, IN 47713. Entries must be postmarked by the end of the Promotion Period and received by January 8, 2017 at 4PM ET. Limit one entry per envelope.

 

OR

2) Complete the entry blank that will appear multiple times in the Evansville Courier & Press or The Henderson Gleaner from November 21, 2016 through January 8, 2017 in print promotional advertisements and bring to the Evansville Courier & Press offices at 300 East Walnut Street, Evansville, IN 47713, November 21, 2016 through January 8, 2017, M-F between the hours of 8 am to 5 pm.

 

OR

3)  Complete the entry blank at the Wedding & Prom Expo on Sunday, January 8, 2017 from 11 am to 4 pm at the Old National Events Plaza, 715 Locust Street, Evansville, IN 47708 and drop in the entry box.

 

OR

4) 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 Greer’s Flooring America $1500 Flooring Makeover Entry, 300 East Walnut Street, Evansville, IN 47713. Entries must be postmarked by the end of the Promotion Period and received by January 8, 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. Entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be returned.

 

WINNER SELECTION:   Winner(s) will be selected by random drawing on or about January 8, 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 one (1) prize awarded. 

 

One (1) $1500 Flooring Makeover Prize – one winner will receive a gift certificate for a $1500 Flooring Makeover, which consists of products and services from Greer’s Flooring America, 1717 N. Green River Rd, Evansville, IN 47715 (Total Prize ARV: $1,500).

 

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. 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 January 18, 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 January 18, 2016, 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 on January 9, 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.

 

PUBLICITY AND MARKETING:  Submission of an entry in the Sweepstakes constitutes permission to the Sponsor to use entrant’s name, identity, title, likeness, distinctive appearance, physical likeness, image, portrait, picture, photograph (whether still or moving), screen persona, voice, vocal style, statements, gesture, mannerism, personality, performance characteristic, biographical data, signature, social media handles and identities, and any other indicia or imitation of identity or likeness for purposes of advertising and trade, in any medium, without further notice, approval, or compensation, unless prohibited by law. Submission of contact information in connection with this Sweepstakes (whether or not required), including without limitation mailing address, phone number, and email address, during entry constitutes permission for Sponsor to use entrant’s personal information for purposes of administration of the Sweepstakes and for Sponsor to add entrant to Sponsor’s customer database and to contact entrant in the future for promotional and other reasons. You may opt-out of receiving such communications as set forth in Sponsor’s Privacy Policy (available at courierpress.com) or as provided within any such marketing materials (e.g., using the “Unsubscribe” feature provided in the footer of Sponsor’s emails). You understand that you are providing your information to Sponsor and the information you provide will only be used in accordance with Sponsor’s Privacy Policy.

 

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 January 20, 2017, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: Evansville Courier & Press, Greer’s Flooring America $1500 Flooring Makeover Winner List, 300 East Walnut Street, Evansville, IN 47713 to be received by February 15, 2017.

 

 

SPONSORS:  Evansville Courier & Press, 300 East Walnut Street, Evansville, IN 47713; Greer’s Flooring America, 1717 N. Green River Rd, Evansville, IN 47715.