2013 Online and Social Media Sweepstakes Promotion Rules

ELIGIBILITY: The online social media sweepstakes promotion is open to legal residents of the United States, who are eighteen (18) years of age or older at the time of entry. Eligible jurisdictions may enter online social media sweepstakes promotion. Online social media sweepstakes promotion sponsor, affiliates and employees and any entity involved in the production, administration, judging or fulfillment of the online social media sweepstakes promotion including, without limitation, the immediate family members and/or those persons living in the same household of such individuals, are not eligible to participate.

By entering the online social media sweepstakes promotion, entrants agree to comply with these rules and the decisions of the judges which are final and binding in all respects. Failure to comply with these rules may result in disqualification from the online social media sweepstakes promotion.

All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply; void where prohibited. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY; making a purchase will not improve entrant’s odds of winning. Odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible entries received. By entering this online social media sweepstakes promotion, entrants agree to these official rules and regulations.

SPONSOR and ADMINISTRATOR: The sponsor (“Sponsor”) and administrator of the online social media sweepstakes promotion is Wisconsin State Fair Park (“Administrator”). Administrator will conduct the online social media sweepstakes promotion as described in these Official Rules. By participating in the online social media sweepstakes promotion each entrant agrees as follows:

ENTRY PERIOD: Promotional entry periods will be determined on a case by case basis and announced in the Rules and Regulations for each individual contest.

METHOD OF ENTRY: During the Entry Period, entrants can click on the “Sweepstakes” tab on the Wisconsin State Fair Facebook page. Promotion participants must then complete an online entry form, provide full legal name, valid email address, phone number and date of birth. The entry form is also accessible via link on the Wisconsin State Fair website or links posted on Twitter. Completing and submitting the online sweepstakes entry form is the only means of participating in the Promotion.

Persons, who enter the online social media sweepstakes promotion under false information, as determined by the Administrator, will be disqualified and ineligible to win the sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any person tampering with the operation or conduct of the promotion. Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, or modify the online social media sweepstakes promotion if it cannot be conducted or completed as planned, for any reason. If the online social media sweepstakes promotion is cancelled, modified, or suspended, notice will be posted on the sponsor website, Twitter page and Facebook page.

All information provided by entrant must be complete, true and correct. Submissions to the sweepstakes must be received by 11:59:59 am on the specified end date in order to be eligible; entries received after that date will be deemed ineligible to win. By entering, you agree to be bound by these Official Rules and Regulations. Sponsor reserves the right to cancel and re-schedule the Sweepstakes at any time if the technical transmissions become corrupted or interrupted.

This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Twitter. You are providing your information to the Wisconsin State Fair and not to Facebook. The information you provide will only be used for sending promotional messages and offers regarding the Wisconsin State Fair.

PRIZES: Winners and prizes will be announced based on each individual contest. In the case of Main Stage presented by Potawatomi Bingo Casino tickets, seat location is subject to availability.

Retail Value of sweepstakes will be announced for each prize.

No prize substitution or transfer is permitted, except that Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value for any reason. All taxes and any other incidental expenses on prizes are the sole responsibility of each winner.

SELECTION OF WINNERS: One winner will be announced on a predetermined date. Winners are chosen based on creativity and accuracy in following the rules among all eligible entries received. The winners will be chosen by Administrator, whose decisions and interpretations on all matters relating to the online social media sweepstakes promotion and these Official Rules are final and binding in all respects. Administrator reserves the right to disqualify any participant or winner. Potential winner will be notified via email or phone, at Sponsor’s sole discretion, by the email address or phone number included on the Sweepstakes entry form. Winner must meet all eligibility requirements. In the event a winner declines a prize, Administrator may, at its discretion, select an alternate winner by random drawing.

PUBLICITY, PRIVACY & PRIZE NOTIFICATION: By submitting an entry, entrant grants the Administrator worldwide, royalty-free permission to use his/her name, character, photograph, video, voice, and likeness in connection with the promotion of this and other online social media sweepstakes promotions of the like. Entrants waive any and all claims and/or rights to receive any royalties or other compensation for the Administrator’s use thereof, unless prohibited by law.

GENERAL: The online social media sweepstakes promotion is void where prohibited by law and is governed by the laws of the United States of America. The submission of an entry is the responsibility of the entrant. All submitted entries become the property of Administrator and will not be acknowledged or returned. Only eligible entries received within Entry Period will be included in the prize drawings. Online social media sweepstakes promotion Sponsor is not responsible for late, lost, delayed, unclear, incomplete, misdirected or ineligible entries, which will be disqualified, or for technical, hardware, software or telephone malfunctions of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, or failed, incorrect, incomplete, inaccurate, or delayed electronic communications caused by the sender, or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the online social media sweepstakes promotion which may limit the ability to participate, or by any human error that may occur in the processing of the entries in the online social media sweepstakes promotion. Any person attempting to defraud Administrator or Sponsor or in any way tamper with, damage or undermine the operation of the online social media sweepstakes promotion will be disqualified and may be subject to civil and/or criminal prosecution.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: Entrants agree to hold harmless the online social media sweepstakes promotion. By participating in the sweepstakes, you agree to release Sponsor, Administrator and its parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, employees, directors, officers, and agents from any and all liability, claims or actions of any kind whatsoever for injuries, damages or losses to persons and property which may be sustained in connection with the receipt, ownership, possession, use, or misuse of any sweepstakes. Sponsor or Administrator is not responsible for all injuries, losses, damages, claims, and actions of any kind arising from or relating to participation in the online social media sweepstakes promotion, or acceptance, possession, use, misuse, or nonuse of the sweepstakes that may be awarded, including, without limitation, actual, direct, indirect, consequential, punitive, special, or other damages.

Sponsor reserves the right to cancel the Sweepstakes at any time in its sole discretion. As permitted by law and in accordance with the Sponsor’s Privacy Policy, Sponsor may use information provided by entrants to send announcements about the Sponsor’s products and programs via electronic and ordinary mail.

DISPUTE RESOLUTION: Except where prohibited by law, by entering you agree that: (i) all issues and questions concerning the interpretation, validity, and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of participants and Sponsor and its agents shall be governed by and construed exclusively in accordance with the laws of the State of Wisconsin, without regard to its rules on conflicts of law; (ii) any action at law or in equity arising out of or relating to this sweepstakes, or awarding of the prizes, shall be filed only in the state or federal courts located in the State of Wisconsin, and entrant hereby consents and submits to the personal jurisdiction of such courts for the purposes of litigating any such action; (iii) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this sweepstakes, or awarding of the prizes, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; (iv) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with participating in this sweepstakes but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (iv) you hereby waive all rights to claim punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased.

COPY OF OFFICIAL RULES: To obtain a copy of these Official Rules and Regulations, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: Wisconsin State Fair Park Communications, Online Social Media Sweepstakes Official Rules and Regulations, 640 S. 84th St. West Allis, WI 53214.

WINNERS’ IDENTITY: Winners’ Twitter handles only will be posted on Facebook and Twitter. For the identity of the winner(s), send a self-addressed, stamped envelope after the winner has been announced to: Wisconsin State Fair Park Communications, Online Social Media Sweepstakes Winner Identity, 640 S. 84th St. West Allis, WI 53214

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