Downtown Fond du Lac Partnership Shop Small and Win
Official Rules and Regulations
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. (A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.) OPEN TO RESIDENTS OF WISCONSIN, AGE 18 AND OVER.
ELIGIBILITY: You must be eighteen or over to enter and win, and a legal resident currently living in Wisconsin. Employees and their immediate families of DFP are not eligible. Only one prize will be awarded. By entering, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules, and agree to release the Sponsors and Administrators from any and all liability for injuries, losses or damages of any kind resulting from participation in this drawing.
TIMING: All entries must be received between 12:00 a.m. CST on November 1, 2023 and 11:59 p.m. CST on December 31, 2023 to be eligible to win a prize.
ENTRY: There are two ways to enter: (a) by submitting receipts from your purchases in Downtown Fond du Lac or (b) by mailing in an entry form.
a) Submitting Receipts from your purchases in Downtown Fond du Lac
During the entry period, submit receipts or copies of receipts for purchases made at businesses within the Downtown Fond du Lac District with one form. For each $10 spent on purchases in downtown businesses, you wil receive one entry into the sweepstakes. Entries may be mailed or delivered directly to the Downtown Fond du Lac Wisconsin, 131 S. Main St., Suite 101, Fond du Lac, WI 54935. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible, illegible, misdirected or postage-due entries, which will be disqualified. Purchases made outside of the Downtown Business Improvement District map will not be considered. Downtown Business Improvement District Map
b) Free mail-in method
To enter this Sweepstakes without making a purchase, hand print your full name, street address (no P.O. Boxes), day/evening/cellular phone number (if any), email address, and date of birth on a 3″ x 5″ piece of paper and mail it in an envelope with proper postage to “Downtown Fond du Lac Shop Small – Mail-In Entry,” 131 S. Main St., Suite 101, Fond du Lac, WI 54935. You will receive 1 entry into the Sweepstakes drawing. Limit: 1 entry per stamped envelope. All mail-in entries must be handwritten and must be postmarked by 12/31/19. All entries become the exclusive property of DFP and none will be acknowledged or returned. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible, illegible, misdirected or postage-due entries, which will be disqualified. See limit on entries below.
Downtown Fond du Lac Partnership (DFP) is not responsible for failure to receive entries due to postal failures and/or other conditions beyond its reasonable control.
LIMIT: There is a limit of seven hundred (700) total entries per person, regardless of method or combination of methods of entry.
GENERAL CONDITIONS: Void where prohibited. Illegible, unintelligible or incomplete entries or responses will be disqualified. DFP, Sponsors and Administrators are not responsible for any lost, misdirected, stolen or undelivered entries. DFP, Sponsors and Administrators are not responsible for technical, network, electronic, computer, hardware or software failures of any kind, including any injury or damage to entrant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participating in or downloading any materials in the giveaway. In the event that technical or other circumstances compromise this drawing, DFP reserves the right to cancel the contest, and select winners for prizes from all eligible entries received prior to the cancellation. DFP, Sponsors and Administrators are not responsible for typographical errors in the contest site or these rules. DFP reserves the right to share entry information with Sponsors and Administrators.
RELEASE OF LIABILITY: By participating, you release DFP, and their respective subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, employees, directors, agents, advertising agencies and all other associated with the development and execution of this Sweepstakes from and against any and all injury, loss or damage caused or claimed to be caused by your participation in the Sweepstakes and/or the acceptance, awarding, receipt, use and/or misuse of the prize, and you agree that these entities are not responsible for any warranty, representation or guarantee, expressed or implied, in fact or in law, relating to the promotion and/or the awarding of any prize,. By entering, you further agree that (i) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or in connection with the Sweepstakes, or any prizes awarded shall be resolved individually without resort to any form of class action; (ii) any claims, judgments, and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering the sweepstakes, but in no event attorney’s fees; and (iii) under no circumstances will any entrant be permitted to obtain any reward for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental or consequential damages and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased and any other damages, other than damages for actual out-of-pocket expenses.
WINNER SELECTION: The prize winner will be selected through a random drawing of all eligible entries. All drawings will be conducted and judged by DFP, whose decisions and interpretations of these Official Rules shall apply and be final. Winner will be notified by email or phone within ten (10) days of contest end date. If winner does not respond by the time indicated in the award email, DFP reserves the right to randomly select an alternate winner from the names of all entries that did not win a prize. In order to receive a prize, winner may be required to sign an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release, and any additional information, waivers and releases that may be required. Winner will have ten (10) days to execute and return the Affidavit of Eligibility and/or Liability/Publicity Release, releasing DFP, Sponsors and Administrators from any claims, losses, injuries or damages of any kind resulting from participation in the contest or the use or receipt of any prizes. Failure to comply with the foregoing, or the return of any prize as undeliverable, may cause the winner to forfeit their prize and DFP to reserve the right to select an alternate winner. Except where prohibited by law or regulation, winner’s acceptance of prize will constitute permission for DFP, its affiliated companies, sponsors or prize donors to use winner’s name, likeness, and statements for any purpose in reference to the giveaways without additional compensation, consideration or consent.
PRIZE: A total $500 in Downtown Fond du Lac Gift Certificates of varying denominations.
The number of eligible entries received during the entry period determines the odds of winning a prize; the estimated odds are 1:7,000. DFP reserves the right to change or replace the prize at any time with a prize of equal or greater value. The prize is not transferable, assignable nor redeemable for cash. All Federal, State and Local laws and regulations apply. Winners will be responsible for all Federal, State or other applicable taxes in connection with the receipt of prizes.
OFFICIAL RULES AND WINNERS LIST: For a copy of these Official Rules, please send a self- addressed, stamped envelope to: Downtown Fond du Lac Wisconsin, 131 S. Main St., Suite 101, Fond du Lac, WI 54935. For a list of prize-winners, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: Downtown Fond du Lac Wisconsin, 131 S. Main St., Suite 101, Fond du Lac, WI 54935. All requests for a list of prize winners must be received no later than 45 days after the above mentioned end date of the contest.