OFFICIAL SWEEPSTAKES RULES
NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE DOES NOT
INCREASE THE CHANCES OF WINNING.
- Eligibility: This Campaign must be entered by submitting an entry using
the online form provided on Facebook and Instagram. The Campaign is only
open to legal residents of USA and is void where prohibited by law.
Employees of the Watertown Convention and Visitors Bureau, its affiliates,
subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, and suppliers, (collectively
the “Employees”), and immediate family members and/or those living in the
same household of Employees are not eligible to participate in the Campaign.
The Campaign is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and
regulations. Void where prohibited.
- Agreement to Rules: By participating, the Contestant (“You”) agree to be
fully unconditionally bound by these Rules, and You represent and warrant
that You meet the eligibility requirements. In addition, You agree to accept
the decisions of the Watertown CVB as final and binding as it relates to the
content of this Campaign.
- Campaign Period: Entries will be accepted online starting on September
19th, 2022 at 12:01 am CT and ending November 7th, 2022 at 11:59 pm CT.
All online entries must be received by November 7th, 2022 at 11:59 pm CT.
- How to Enter: The Campaign must be entered by submitting an entry
using the online form on Facebook and Instagram. The entry must fulfill all
Campaign requirements, as specified, to be eligible to win a prize. Entries
that are incomplete or do not adhere to the rules or specifications may be
disqualified at the sole discretion of the Watertown CVB. Optional verbiage to
include: You may enter only once. You must provide the information
requested. You may not enter more times than indicated by using multiple
email addresses, identities, or devices in an attempt to circumvent the rules.
If You use fraudulent methods or otherwise attempt to circumvent the rules,
your submission may be removed from eligibility at the sole discretion of the
- Prizes: The Winner(s) of the Campaign (the “Winner”) will receive a package
*(2) night stay at The Hamptons Inn & Suites (pending availability)
*$250 Watertown Bucks
Prize package is valued at approximately $650. Actual/appraised value may
differ at time of prize award. The specifics of the prize shall be solely
determined by the Watertown CVB. No cash or other prize substitution shall
be permitted except at the Watertown CVB’s discretion. The prize is
nontransferable. Any and all prize-related expenses, including without
limitation any and all federal, state, and/or local taxes, shall be the sole
responsibility of Winner. No substitution of prize or transfer/assignment of
prize to others or request for the cash equivalent by Winner is permitted.
Acceptance of prize constitutes permission for the Watertown CVB to use
Winner’s name, likeness, and entry for purposes of advertising and trade
without further compensation, unless prohibited by law. Prize packge is valid
until July 1 st , 2023.
- Odds: The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries
- Winner Selection and Notification: Winner will be selected by a random
drawing under the supervision of the Watertown CVB. Winner will be notified
by email within five (5) days following selection of Winner. The Watertown
CVB shall have no liability for Winner’s failure to receive notices due to spam,
junk e-mail or other security settings or for Winner’s provision of incorrect or
otherwise non-functioning contact information. If Winner cannot be
contacted, is ineligible, fails to claim the prize within 2 days from the time
award notification was sent, or fails to timely return a completed and
executed declaration and release as required, the prize may be forfeited and
an alternate Winner selected. Receipt by Winner of the prize offered in this
Campaign is conditioned upon compliance with any and all federal, state,
and local laws and regulations. ANY VIOLATION OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES BY
WINNER (AT WATERTOWN CVB‘S SOLE DISCRETION) WILL RESULT IN
WINNER’S DISQUALIFICATION AS WINNER OF THE CAMPAIGN, AND ALL
PRIVILEGES AS WINNER WILL BE IMMEDIATELY TERMINATED.
- Rights Granted by You: By entering this content (e.g., photo, video, text,
etc.), You understand and agree that the Watertown CVB, anyone acting on
behalf of the Watertown CVB, and Watertown CVB’s licensees, successors,
and assigns, shall have the right, where permitted by law, to print, publish,
broadcast, distribute, and use in any media now known or hereafter
developed, in perpetuity and throughout the world, without limitation, your
entry, name, portrait, picture, voice, likeness, image, statements about the
Campaign, and biographical information for news, publicity, information,
trade, advertising, public relations, and promotional purposes. without any
further compensation, notice, review, or consent.
- Terms & Conditions: The Watertown CVB reserves the right, in its sole
discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Campaign should
virus, bug, non-authorized human intervention, fraud, or other cause
beyond the Watertown CVB’s control corrupt or affect the administration,
security, fairness, or proper conduct of the Campaign. In such case, the
Watertown CVB may select the Winner from all eligible entries received prior
to and/or after (if appropriate) the action taken by the Watertown CVB. The
Watertown CVB reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any
individual who tampers or attempts to tamper with the entry process or the
operation of the Campaign or website or violates these Terms &
Conditions. The Watertown CVB has the right, in its sole discretion, to
maintain the integrity of the Campaign, to void votes for any reason,
including, but not limited to: multiple entries from the same user from
different IP addresses; multiple entries from the same computer in excess of
that allowed by Campaign rules; or the use of bots, macros, scripts, or other
technical means for entering. Any attempt by an entrant to deliberately
damage any website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Campaign
may be a violation of criminal and civil laws. Should such attempt be
made, the Watertown CVB reserves the right to seek damages to the fullest
extent permitted by law.
- Limitation of Liability: By entering, You agree to release and hold
harmless the Watertown CVB and its subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and
promotion agencies, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns,
employees, officers, and directors from any liability, illness, injury, death,
loss, litigation, claim, or damage that may occur, directly or indirectly,
whether caused by negligence or not, from: (i) such entrant’s participation in
the Campaign and/or his/her acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of any
prize or any portion thereof; (ii) technical failures of any kind, including but
not limited to the malfunction of any computer, cable, network, hardware, or
software, or other mechanical equipment; (iii) the unavailability or
inaccessibility of any transmissions, telephone, or Internet service; (iv)
unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the
Promotion; (v) electronic or human error in the administration of the
Promotion or the processing of entries.
- Disputes: This Campaign is governed by the laws of United States of
America and South Dakota, without respect to conflict of law doctrines. As a
condition of participating in this Campaign, participant agrees that any and
all disputes that cannot be resolved between the parties, and causes of
action arising out of or connected with this Campaign, shall be resolved
individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively before a
court located in South Dakota having jurisdiction. Further, in any such
dispute, under no circumstances shall participant be permitted to obtain
awards for, and hereby waives all rights to, punitive, incidental, or
consequential damages, including reasonable attorney’s fees, other than
participant’s actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e. costs associated with
entering this Campaign). Participant further waives all rights to have
damages multiplied or increased.
when running a promotion on the web when using third party platforms or
when using features from social channels. Including this information makes it
clear to your users how you are going to use their information.
- Winners List: To obtain a copy of the Winner’s name or a copy of these
Official Rules, mail your request along with a stamped, self-addressed
envelope to: Watertown Convention and Visitors Bureau, 1 Kemp Ave,
Watertown, SD 57201, USA. Requests must be received no later than January
- Sponsor: The Sponsor of the Campaign is Watertown Convention and
Visitors Bureau, 1 E Kemp Ave, Watertown, SD 57201, USA.
- Facebook/Instagram: If you use Facebook/Instagram to communicate or
administer a contest or sweepstakes, include the following: The Campaign
hosted by the Watertown CVB is in no way sponsored, endorsed,
administered by, or associated with Facebook or Instagram.
- Include at point of entry: _ By checking here, You, the Contestant,
have affirmatively reviewed, accepted, and agreed to all of the Official Rules.