REAL RUTLAND ULTIMATE GETAWAY CONTEST

No Purchase or payment Necessary to Enter or Win. ENTRANT MUST BE 18 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER (or who are at least the age of majority in their residence state) AT THE TIME OF ENTRY. You are providing your information to Rutland Chamber of Commerce (“Rutland Chamber of Commerce”), Administrator, and will only be used in accordance with the respective privacy policies (see Rule #12).

  1. Eligibility: The Real Rutland Ultimate Getaway(“CONTEST”) is open only to legal residents of the 50 U.S. states and the District of Columbia, 18 years of age or older (or who are at least the age of majority in their residence state) at the time of entry (the “Entrant”). Employees and board officers, directors and agents of Rutland Chamber of Commerce (“Sponsor”), and their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliate companies and advertising and promotion agencies and prize suppliers (collectively, “Released Parties”), as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings, and children and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and household members of each such employee, whether or not related, are not eligible. Subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws, and regulations. Void where prohibited.
  2. Sponsor and Administrator: Sponsor: Rutland Chamber of Commerce, 50 Merchants Row, Rutland VT 05701. Administrator: LIFT Marketing, LLC, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866, www.liftmktg.com
  3. Agreement to Official Rules: Participation constitutes Entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and Sponsor’s and Administrator’s decisions, which are final and legally binding in all respects.
  4. A. Timing: Contest begins Monday, September 9, 2019 at 9:00:01 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) and ends Tuesday, September 24th at 11:59:59 p.m. ET  "Contest Period"). Administrator’s designated computer server is the official time-keeping device for Contest.
  5. Winner Section and Notification: There will be one (1) drawing to award one (1) Ultimate Getaway Prize (“Prize”) to one (1) winner “Winner”).
    The potential winner will be randomly selected by the Administrator from all eligible entries submitted in a random drawing taking place on or about Friday, September 27, 2019.  The potential winner will be notified by email, mail, or phone using the contact information provided at the time of entry. Sponsor shall have no liability for any notification that is lost, intercepted or not received for any reason. If, despite reasonable efforts, a potential winner does not respond within seventy-two (72) hours of the first notification attempt, or if prize notification is returned as unclaimed or undeliverable, such potential winner will forfeit Prize and an alternate potential winner may be selected. If any potential winner is found to be ineligible, or if has not complied with these Official Rules or declines a prize for any reason, such potential winner will be disqualified and at Sponsor’s discretion, an alternate potential winner may be selected.
  6. Prize/Odds of winning:

One (1) GRAND PRIZE

Ultimate Rutland Weekend Getaway of Your Choice: (not to exceed $1,500.00). 

Prize includes the following:

    • Lodging Accommodations: Best Western Inn and Suites.
    • Food Accommodations: Roots the Restaurant (lunch or dinner) $150, Café Provence – (lunch or dinner) $100, Sugar and Spice – (Breakfast) $75, Farmers Market Gift Certificate $50
    • Activities to choose from: Farmers Market, Corn Maze, Wonder feet Museum, Art in the Park Vermont Marble Museum, Killington Adventure Center, Killington Gondola Ride, Killington Mountain Biking, Brandon Craft Fair, Hiking

Total approximate retail value of the Prize is $1,500. All expenses and incidental travel costs not expressly stated in the package description above, including but not limited to, ground or airline transportation, meals, incidentals, gratuities, insurance, passenger tariffs or duties, airline fees, surcharges, airport fees, service charges or facility charges, personal charges at lodging, security fees, taxes or other expenses are the responsibility solely of the Winner and his/her guest. Sponsor, Administrator and Prize Provider will not replace any lost, mutilated, or stolen prizes. Prizes are non-transferable, non-refundable, and no substitutions will be made except as provided herein, in the Sponsor’s sole discretion. Prize is not redeemable for cash. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a particular prize for one of comparable or greater value. Winner is responsible for any and all applicable local, state, and/or federal taxes and fees. Winner and his/her travel companion(s) are solely responsible for satisfying all legally required conditions of travel. Winner must have a valid major credit card to check-in to a Best Western Inn and Suites.

Odds: Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.

WITHOUT LIMITING THE GENERALITY OF THE FOREGOING, PRIZES ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AND SPONSOR HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL SUCH WARRANTIES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND/OR NON-INFRINGEMENT.

7. How to Enter: You may enter this Contest via the Sponsor’s site.

BY SUBMITTING AN ENTRY, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU HAVE READ, UNDERSTOOD AND FULLY AGREE TO THESE OFFICIAL RULES. DO NOT SUBMIT AN ENTRY WITHOUT FIRST REVIEWING THESE OFFICIAL RULES.           

Visit realrutland.com/contest/ during the Contest Period and complete all the required information on the registration form, agree to the Official Rules and submit.          

Step 1: Fill out entrant form

Step 2: Submit a few sentences as to why your family should be the one chosen to win the ultimate getaway

Step 3: Like and share the contest details with three (3) of your friends.

8. Winner Requirements: Acceptance of Prize shall constitute Winner’s agreement and consent to Sponsor’s and its designees’ use of Winner’s name, city, state, likeness, photo, avatar, and/or prize information in connection with this Contest for promotional, advertising or other purposes, in any manner, worldwide, royalty-free, in any and all media now known or hereafter devised, including the Internet, without limitation and without further payment, notification, permission or other consideration, except where prohibited by law.

The Prize Winner will be required to sign and return properly executed documents issued by the Administrator (a) an Affidavit of Eligibility; (b) an Agreement of Publicity (granting Sponsor the right to use the name and image of the Winner for advertising and promotion purposes, unless prohibited by law); (c) a liability release; and (d) a form W‑9, Taxpayer Request for Identification, to the Administrator within seven (7) calendar days of attempted notification as a prerequisite for receiving the Prize.

Drawing: A random drawing will be conducted on or about Friday, September 27, 2019 by the Administrator from all eligible entries received during the Contest Period.

9. Release of Liability / Conditions of Participation.

Transmission of Information. Released Parties are not responsible for: (1) any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by Entrant, printing, typographical or other errors or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in this Contest; (2) technical failures of any kind, including, but not limited to, malfunctions, interruptions, or disconnections in phone lines or network hardware or software; (3) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or this Contest; (4) printing, typographical, technical, computer, network or human error which may occur in the administration of this Contest, the uploading, the processing or random selection of entries, the announcement of the prizes or in any Contest-related materials; (5) late, lost, garbled, misdirected, inaccurate, incorrect, undeliverable, damaged or stolen entries or mail; (6) costs associated with claiming or redeeming the prizes; nor (7) loss or damages resulting from an entrant’s connection to the internet via any of the websites contained herein. Released Parties are not responsible for any incorrect, mis-transcribed, misdirected or undeliverable entries, E-mail transmissions, incorrect announcements of any kind, or for any technical problems of any kind, malfunctions of computer systems, servers, providers, hardware/software, lost or unavailable network connections or failed, incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmission or any combination thereof. Sponsor assumes no responsibility for late, lost, incomplete, inaccurate or damaged entries, or undeliverable E-mails resulting from any form of active or passive E-mail filtering by a user's Internet service provider and/or E-mail client or for insufficient space in user's E-mail account to receive E-mail.  Sponsor does not accept responsibility for any damage (whether material or non-material) caused to Entrants, to their computer equipment or to data which is stored on them, or to their personal, professional or commercial activities. Proof of submitting entries will not be deemed to be proof of receipt by Sponsor or Administrator.

Reservation of Rights. Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, suspend, and/or modify this Contest, or any part of it, if any fraud, technical failures or any other factor impairs the integrity or proper functioning of this Contest, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. If terminated, Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, determine winners from among all non-suspect, eligible entries received up to time of such action or as otherwise deemed fair and appropriate by Sponsor. Administrator, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of this Contest or to be acting in violation of the Official Rules of this or any other promotion or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner and void all associated entries. The preceding in no way precludes Sponsor from taking other actions against such individuals so as to protect its rights. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any provision of these Official Rules in a given circumstance does not constitute the waiver of such provision.

C. Release and Indemnity. By participating, Entrant indemnifies, releases and agrees to hold harmless the Released Parties, their parents, affiliates and subsidiaries, and other entities involved in the development / production / administration of the Contest, and the directors, officers, agents, representatives, shareholders, employees, successors and assigns of any of the above organizations, from any and all liability for loss, harm, damage, injury, cost or expense whatsoever, including without limitation, property damage, personal injury (including emotional distress), and/or death, arising from participating in the Contest,  any Contest-related activity and/or acceptance, receipt, possession or use/misuse of any prize and for any claims or causes of action based on publicity rights, defamation or invasion of privacy and merchandise delivery.

10. FORCE MAJEURE. If, for any reason, the Contest (or any part thereof) is not capable of running as planned by reason of computer virus, bug, system malfunction, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, fire, flood, storm or other natural cataclysm, riot, strike, civil commotion, governmental regulation or any other causes beyond the control of Sponsor which, in its sole opinion, corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Contest (or any part thereof), Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Contest and conduct the Contest selecting the prize winner(s) for affected Contest Period drawing(s) from among all eligible entries received for such affected Contest Period drawing(s) prior to the action taken by Sponsor or otherwise in a manner which is fair, equitable and in accordance with these Official Rules, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion.

11. DISPUTE RESOLUTION/GOVERNING LAW. To the fullest extent permitted by law, by participating in the Contest, you agree that: (a) any action at law or in equity arising out of or relating to these Official Rules or this Contest shall be filed exclusively in the federal or state courts of the Commonwealth of Vermont, and you hereby consent and submit to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction of such courts for the purposes of litigating any such action; (b) any such action shall be resolved individually, NOT as part of a class action; (c) any claims/judgments/awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred in Entrant’s entry into the Contest (if any), but NOT attorneys’ fees, special damages, punitive damages, or consequential damages of any kind (including lost wages). These Official Rules and this Contest shall be governed by the internal, substantive laws of the Commonwealth of Vermont, without regard to principles of choice of laws/conflict of laws of the Commonwealth of Vermont or of any other jurisdiction.

12. Use of Data. Entrant’s Personal Information: Sponsor, Administrator, Rutland Chamber of Commerce, will be collecting personal data about Entrants online, in accordance with their respective privacy policies.

Notwithstanding the foregoing, all Entrants acknowledge that if they are chosen as a Winner, certain of their personally identifying information may be disclosed to third parties, including, without limitation, on a winner’s list. All personal information submitted as part of the Contest may be shared by and between the Released Parties and their affiliates and partners, and such affiliates and partners will use disclosed personally identifying information in accordance with their respective online privacy policies.

The Contest may be held, hosted, or promoted on social media platforms including but not limited to Facebook and Instagram, and any of its affiliated sites (The "Media Platforms"). By participating in the Contest, you hereby agree to adhere to the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and any other terms governing access to the Media Platforms, their servers, or their content. Contest is not sponsored or endorsed by the Media Platforms. Except where prohibited by law, entry and acceptance of prize constitute permission to use winner's name, prize won, hometown, likeness, photographs, and statements for purposes of advertising, promotion and publicity (including online posting) in any and all media now or hereafter known throughout the world in perpetuity, without additional compensation, notification or permission.

13. Winners List: Winner’s name will be announced on Social Media Platforms and RealRutland.com

 

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