NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Open to legal residents of the United States who are 18 years of age or older as of date of entry. Void wherever prohibited by law. Employees of the Oneida County Tourism Council, its affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and giveaway agencies, and the immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of each are not eligible. By participating, entrants agree to be bound by the Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor.
This giveaway is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook. You are providing your information solely to Sponsor and its destination partners and not to Facebook. The information you provide will only be used to select winners for this giveaway and in the delivery of future promotional and travel-related communications from Sponsor or its destination partners. You may opt-out of that communication at any time.
CONTEST PERIOD: The Sweepstakes begins on January 15, 2012 @ 12:00PM (CT) and ends on March 1, 2012 @ 12:00PM (CT).
HOW TO ENTER: There are two ways to enter the contest. First, you may enter the giveaway by visiting https://secure.pilchbarnet.com/oneida/snow. Follow the on-screen instructions by providing all of the required information. Second, you may visit the Oneida County Tourism Council’s Facebook Page, click on the “Let it Snow!” tab and follow the on-screen instructions by providing all of the required information. Becoming a fan of Oneida County on Facebook is NOT a requirement to enter the giveaway. If you would prefer not to “like” Oneida County on Facebook (or if you are unable to do so), simply proceed to Step Two in the instructions. You may only enter the giveaway once: entering the giveaway multiple times will not increase your chances of winning.
Limit one entry per person/per e-mail address. No mechanically reproduced entries of any kind permitted. Incomplete entries are void. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, 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.
RANDOM DRAWING: A single grand prize winner will be selected by random drawing on or before March 15, 2012 from all eligible entries received. Decisions of Sponsor are final on all matters. The winner will be notified by e-mail only from firstname.lastname@example.org and has five business days to respond. If there is no response, an alternate potential grand prize winner will be selected and notified. Odds of winning will depend upon the number of eligible entries received.
PRIZE: The grand prize winner will receive his or her choice among the following grand prize options. The winner may select ONLY one grand prize from this list. Note that the prize package amount will grow with the snowfall level as recorded in Rhinelander by the National Weather Service.
- Package 1: Skiing Grand Prize – Up to $500 worth of skiing equipment
- Package 2: Hiking and Snowshoeing Grand Prize – Up to $500 worth of hiking and/or snowshoeing equipment
- Package 3: Snowmobiling package – Up to $500 worth of snowmobiling equipment
- Package 4: Up to $500 prepaid Visa card from Sponsor
If the winner chooses a prize package (rather than the Visa Card), the Oneida County Tourism Council will contact winner to determine sizes and desired equipment.
The prize value will “grow” on the following schedule, with only snow that falls from January 15 through March 1 counting towards the total:
- $100 – Base prize, awarded regardless of snowfall total
- $200 – 3 inches of snowfall
- $300 – 6 inches of snowfall
- $400 – 9 inches of snowfall
- $500 – 12 inches of snowfall
Snowfall measurements will be taken from weather station 477113, Rhinelander Water Works.
TERMS: Facebook and Sponsor, their parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries or agencies are not liable for any losses, injuries, or damages of any kind resulting from acceptance of and/or participation in giveaway. Acceptance of any prize constitutes permission to Sponsor to use winner’s name, voice, statements, image and likeness for purposes of advertising and trade, in any medium, without further compensation, unless prohibited by law.
Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other errors in the offering or the announcement of any prize or in the administration of the giveaway, whether caused by computer, technical or human error. Winner assumes all liability and agrees to release and hold Sponsor harmless for any injury or damage caused, or claimed to be caused, by participation in this giveaway or use or redemption of any prize. 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 giveaway, lost or unavailable network connections, or failed, incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmission that may limit a user's ability to participate in the giveaway whether caused by computer, technical or human error. All terms of giveaway shall be construed according to, and any disputes shall be subject to, the laws of the State of Wisconsin. Sponsor reserves the right to cancel or modify the giveaway for any reason, including but not limited to, if fraud, misconduct or technical failures destroy the integrity of the giveaway; or if a computer virus, bug, wireless failure, or other technical problem corrupts the administration, security, or proper administration of the giveaway 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.
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