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Detroit News Twitter Contest

Official Rules:
Detroit News Twitter Contest

1. By entering Detroit News Twitter Contest (further referred to as "The Contest"), winners agree to these rules and the decisions of the judges and further agree to allow Detroit Media Partnership, L.P.,  and The Detroit News to use their names and photos for publicity purposes without compensation.

2. Employees and independent contractors of Detroit Media Partnership, L.P. The Detroit News, Detroit Free Press, Gannett Company, Inc., MediaNews Group, and any affiliated companies and their respective immediate families are not eligible.

3. Entrants must be at least 14 years of age and U.S. citizens.

4.The contest will run from August 4th 2014 through August 8th. Participants may only enter by performing a Twitter official retweet (clicking the retweet button) of a @DetroitNews tweet between the hours of 7 a.m. and 6:50 p.m. on any of the contest dates, or by following the @DetroitNews twitter accout on one of those days.

5. No purchase necessary.

6. By entering a contest, you grant permission to Detroit Media Partnership, L.P. to contact you, from time to time, for market research purposes or to provide promotional messages (in the form of mail, telemarketing or e-mail) about services and specials offered by Detroit Media Partnership, L.P. The Detroit News, Detroit Free Press and/or its advertising partners.

7. Each prize consists of one (1)  framed & mated Detroit News Photo Store photo. Four prizes will be awarded each day. All prizes will be awarded. No prize transfers or substitutions, except by sponsor due to unavailability. Prizes may be substituted for prizes of like value at the sponsor’s sole discretion.

8. Prizes will be shipped via UPS to winners.

9. Promotion is subject to federal, state and local regulations and laws, and is void where taxed, restricted or prohibited. All taxes related to the value of the prize are the responsibility of the winners and a W9 must be filled out.

10. Contest open to U.S. citizens only.

11. Odds of winning based on number of entries received. Only official entries will be accepted.

12. This promotion may be canceled or postponed at the discretion of the publisher. However, in the event of cancellation or postponement, all prizes will be awarded.

13. Multiple reweets of an individual @DetroitNews tweet will not be counted as additional entries.

14. Persons entering must follow all of Twitter's rules and guidelines.

Official Survey Contest Rules

By entering a contest, winners agree to these rules.

  1. Employees and independent contractors of Michigan Media Solutions, Detroit Media Partnership, L.P. The Detroit News, Detroit Free Press, Livingston Press & Argus, Observer & Eccentric Media, Lansing State Journal, Battle Creek Enquirer, Port Huron Times Herald, Gannett Company, Inc., MediaNews Group, and any affiliated companies and their respective immediate families are not eligible.
  2. Entrants must be at least 18 years of age and U.S. citizens.
  3. Entries must be received by the deadline listed in the survey. Winners will be randomly selected and notified by phone and/or email. Due to the time sensitive nature of the contests, winners will have twenty-four hours from first notification to respond before prize is forfeited in favor of the next randomly drawn entry. Every reasonable attempt to contact winner will be made.
  4. No purchase necessary. Only one entry per person.
  5. All prizes will be awarded. No prize transfers or substitutions, except by sponsor due to unavailability. Prizes may be substituted for prizes of like value at the sponsor’s sole discretion.
  6. Promotion is subject to federal, state and local regulations and laws, and is void where taxed, restricted or prohibited. All taxes related to the value of the prize are the responsibility of the winners and a W9 must be filled out.
  7. Contest open to U.S. citizens only.
  8. Odds of winning based on number of entries received. Only official entries will be accepted. Any facsimiles or other reproductions will not be counted. One entry per person.
  9. This promotion may be canceled or postponed at the discretion of the publisher. However, in the event of cancellation or postponement, all prizes will be awarded.

New Maternity Section – Babies R Us contest

OFFICIAL RULES

1.         NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR TO WIN.  A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR ODDS OF WINNING.  SUBJECT TO APPLICABLE FEDERAL, STATE, LOCAL AND MUNICIPAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS.  VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.

2.         Eligibility.  Subject to the additional restrictions below, the Maternity Section Babies R Us Contest (the “Contest”) is open to legal U.S. residents of the state of Michigan who are 18 years or older at the time of entry. Employees and contractors of Detroit Media Partnership (“Sponsor”), The Detroit News/MediaNews Group, Gannett Co., Inc.,,and each of their respective affiliated companies, and advertising and promotional agencies, and the immediate family members of, and any persons domiciled with, any such employees or contractors, are not eligible to enter or to win.

3.         How To Enter.  The Contest will begin on April 15th, 2014 and end at 11:59 p.m. (E.T.) on April 26, 2014 (the “Contest Period”).

All  entries must received no later than April 26, 2014.

Maximum one (1) entry per person

Sponsor will not be responsible for incomplete, lost, late, postage-due, misdirected, or illegible entries

4.         Winner Selection.  Winners will be selected at random from all eligible entries received.

5.         Prizes and Odds. Grand Prize: One (1) Grand Prize Winner per publication will receive the $200 Babies R Us gift card (ARV: $200). Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.

6.         Winner Notification and Acceptance.  Winner will be notified on or April 28, 2014 by telephone. Prizes will be delivered via UPS. Winners may waive their right to receive prizes.  Prizes are nonassignable and nontransferable.  No substitutions allowed by winner.  Prizes are not redeemable for cash.  Prizes and individual components of prize packages are subject to availability and Sponsor reserves the right to substitute prizes of equal or greater value.  Winners are solely responsible for reporting and payment of any taxes on prizes.  Winners may be required to complete an affidavit of eligibility/liability and a liability and publicity release (except where prohibited by law) which must be returned as directed by Sponsor.  Failure to sign and return the affidavit or release, or to comply with any term or condition of these Official Rules, may result in a winner’s disqualification, the forfeiture of his or her interest in the prize, and the award of the prize to a substitute winner.  Except where prohibited, acceptance of any prize constitutes winner’s consent to the publication of his or her name, biographical information and likeness in any media for any commercial or promotional purpose, without limitation the Internet, or further compensation.  Prizes not won and claimed by eligible winners in accordance with these Official Rules will not be awarded and will remain the property of Sponsor.

7.         Participation.  By participating, contestants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor.  Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify persons found tampering with or otherwise abusing any aspect of this Contest as solely determined by Sponsor.  In the event the Contest is compromised by a virus, non-authorized human intervention, tampering or other causes beyond the reasonable control of Sponsor which corrupts or impairs the administration, security, fairness or proper operation of the Contest, Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to suspend, modify or terminate the Contest.  Should the Contest be terminated prior to the stated expiration date, Sponsor reserves the right to award prizes based on the entries received before the termination date.  Sponsors will not be responsible for incomplete, lost, late, postage-due, misdirected or illegible entries (either photos or ballots), poor quality photos, or for failure to receive entries or votes or other electronic communications due to transmission failures or technical failures of any kind, including, without limitation, malfunctioning of any network, hardware or software, whether originating with sender or Sponsor.  In the event of a dispute, all online entries will be deemed to have been submitted by the owner of the ISP account from which they were sent.  For these purposes, an ISP account holder shall mean the natural person assigned to such ISP account by the Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning ISP addresses for the domain associated with such ISP account.  Any questions regarding the number of entries, or votes submitted or the owner of an ISP account shall be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, and Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any entries or votes by persons determined to be tampering with or abusing any aspect of the Contest.

8.         Construction. The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision.  In the event that any such provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable, these rules shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or unenforceable provision was not contained therein.

10.        Sponsor.  The Maternity Section Babies R Us Contest is sponsored by the Detroit Media Partnership.  The decisions of Sponsor and the Contest judges regarding the selection of winners and all other aspects of the Contest shall be final and binding in all respects.  Sponsor will not be responsible for typographical, printing or other inadvertent errors in these Official Rules or in other materials relating to the Contest. If you have any questions regarding this Contest, please contact Ben Rubinstein at 313-222-6876

Tigers Opening Day Prize Pack Giveaway

OFFICIAL RULES

1.         NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR TO WIN.  A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR ODDS OF WINNING.  SUBJECT TO APPLICABLE FEDERAL, STATE, LOCAL AND MUNICIPAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS.  VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.

2.         Eligibility.  Subject to the additional restrictions below, the TIGERS OPENING DAY PRIZE PACK GIVEAWAY (the “Contest”) is open to legal U.S. residents of the state of Michigan who are 18 years or older at the time of entry. Employees and contractors of Detroit Media Partnership (“Sponsor”), The Detroit News/MediaNews Group, Gannett Co., Inc.,,and each of their respective affiliated companies, and advertising and promotional agencies, and the immediate family members of, and any persons domiciled with, any such employees or contractors, are not eligible to enter or to win.

3.         How To Enter.  The Contest will end at 11:59 p.m. (E.T.) on March 23, 2014 (the “Contest Period”).

All mail entries must be postmarked by March 24, 2014 and received no later than March 26, 2014. No facsimiles or mechanical reproductions permitted.  Only one (1) entry per stamped envelope.

Maximum one (1) entry per person

Sponsor will not be responsible for incomplete, lost, late, postage-due, misdirected, or illegible entries

4.         Winner Selection.  Winners will be selected at random from all eligible entries received.

5.         Prizes and Odds. Grand Prize: One (1) Grand Prize Winner per publication will receive the TIGERS OPENING DAY PRIZE PACK (ARV: $300) Prize includes 2 tickets to the Tigers Opening Day Game on March 31, 2014. lunch at the Tiger Club and autographed merchandise. Gratuities, taxes, transportation to and from Comerica Park and all other expenses not specified above as part of prize package are the sole responsibility of winner. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.

6.         Winner Notification and Acceptance.  Winners will be notified on or March 26, 2014 by telephone. Prizes will be delivered via UPS. Winners may waive their right to receive prizes.  Prizes are nonassignable and nontransferable.  No substitutions allowed by winner.  Prizes are not redeemable for cash.  Prizes and individual components of prize packages are subject to availability and Sponsor reserves the right to substitute prizes of equal or greater value.  Winners are solely responsible for reporting and payment of any taxes on prizes.  Winners may be required to complete an affidavit of eligibility/liability and a liability and publicity release (except where prohibited by law) which must be returned as directed by Sponsor.  Failure to sign and return the affidavit or release, or to comply with any term or condition of these Official Rules, may result in a winner’s disqualification, the forfeiture of his or her interest in the prize, and the award of the prize to a substitute winner.  Except where prohibited, acceptance of any prize constitutes winner’s consent to the publication of his or her name, biographical information and likeness in any media for any commercial or promotional purpose, without limitation the Internet, or further compensation.  Prizes not won and claimed by eligible winners in accordance with these Official Rules will not be awarded and will remain the property of Sponsor.

7.         Participation.  By participating, contestants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor.  Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify persons found tampering with or otherwise abusing any aspect of this Contest as solely determined by Sponsor.  In the event the Contest is compromised by a virus, non-authorized human intervention, tampering or other causes beyond the reasonable control of Sponsor which corrupts or impairs the administration, security, fairness or proper operation of the Contest, Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to suspend, modify or terminate the Contest.  Should the Contest be terminated prior to the stated expiration date, Sponsor reserves the right to award prizes based on the entries received before the termination date.  Sponsors will not be responsible for incomplete, lost, late, postage-due, misdirected or illegible entries (either photos or ballots), poor quality photos, or for failure to receive entries or votes or other electronic communications due to transmission failures or technical failures of any kind, including, without limitation, malfunctioning of any network, hardware or software, whether originating with sender or Sponsor.  In the event of a dispute, all online entries will be deemed to have been submitted by the owner of the ISP account from which they were sent.  For these purposes, an ISP account holder shall mean the natural person assigned to such ISP account by the Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning ISP addresses for the domain associated with such ISP account.  Any questions regarding the number of entries, or votes submitted or the owner of an ISP account shall be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, and Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any entries or votes by persons determined to be tampering with or abusing any aspect of the Contest.

8.         Construction. The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision.  In the event that any such provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable, these rules shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or unenforceable provision was not contained therein.

10.        Sponsor.  The TIGERS OPENING DAY FAN EXPERIENCE GIVEAWAY is sponsored by the Detroit Media Partnership.  The decisions of Sponsor and the Contest judges regarding the selection of winners and all other aspects of the Contest shall be final and binding in all respects.  Sponsor will not be responsible for typographical, printing or other inadvertent errors in these Official Rules or in other materials relating to the Contest. If you have any questions regarding this Contest, please contact Ben Rubinstein at 313-222-6876

LEGO Kids Fest Giveaway

  1. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR TO WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR ODDS OF WINNING. SUBJECT TO APPLICABLE FEDERAL, STATE, LOCAL AND MUNICIPAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.
  2. Eligibility: Subject to the additional restrictions below, the “LEGO Kids Fest Giveaway” (the “Sweepstakes”) is open to all U.S. citizens of Michigan who are 18 years or older at the time of entry. Employees and contractors of Detroit Free Press (collectively “Sponsor”), Gannett Co., Inc., and each of their respective affiliated companies, and advertising and promotional agencies, and the immediate family members of, and any persons domiciled with, any such employees or contractors, are not eligible to enter or to win.
  3. How To Enter: The Sweepstakes will begin at 12:00 a.m. EST on Monday, March 24 and end at 11:59 p.m. EST on Friday, April 11 (the “Sweepstakes Period”). Enter by visiting the Detroit Free Press Facebook page at website (http://www.facebook.com/detroitfreepress) and completing all of the required information and following all posted instructions. Complete the entry form and any other required fields and then submit your entry by clicking on the “SEND” button. Entries limited to only one (1) entry per email address per day. Your computer must accept cookies, or any successor or similar technology that may be used for the purpose of entry tracking. Ad blocking software on your computer needs to be disabled so that it doesn’t interfere with processing your entry.
  4. Multiple entrants are not permitted to share the same email address or Facebook ID. The authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at time of entry will be considered the entrant. An “authorized account holder” shall mean the natural person assigned to such e-mail account by the Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with such e-mail account. A potential winner may be requested to provide proof that he or she is the authorized account holder of the e-mail address associated with a winning entry. Sponsor will not be responsible for incomplete, lost, late, misdirected or illegible entries. All entries become property of Sponsor and none will be returned. By entering, you agree to the terms of these Official Rules and to receive e-mails from Sponsor or those directed by Sponsor. You can opt-out of the receipt of such e-mails by following the directions on the Sponsor’s website or in any email received from Sponsor.
  5. Winner Selection: One (1) Grand Prize Winner will be selected in a random drawing to be held on or about Monday April 14, 2014 from among all eligible entries received.
  6. Prizes and Odds: One (1) Grand Prize Winner will receive a four (4)-pack of tickets to the VIK Preview Event plus general admission tickets for Friday, April 25, 2014 (ARV: $200). Winner assumes all taxes and registration fees. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received. Tickets must be picked up at the Detroit Media Partnership office by Wednesday, April 23, 2014, which is located at 615 W. Lafayette Detroit MI 48226.
  7. Winner Notification and Acceptance: Grand Prize Winner will be notified on or about Monday, April 14, 2014 at the email address provided on winner’s entry form. Return of email prize notification as undeliverable may result in disqualification and an alternate winner may be selected from among all remaining eligible entries. To claim prize, winner must respond to Sponsor’s notification within 48 hours after notification. Valid photo identification may be required by Sponsor. Winners may waive their right to receive prizes. Prizes are nonassignable and nontransferable. No substitutions allowed by winner. Prizes and individual components of prize packages are subject to availability and Sponsor reserves the right to substitute prizes of equal or greater value. Winner is solely responsible for reporting and payment of any taxes on prize. Winner will be required to complete an affidavit of eligibility/liability and publicity release which must be returned as instructed by Sponsor. Failure to complete, sign and return the affidavit or release, or to comply with any term or condition of these Official Rules, may result in a winner’s disqualification, the forfeiture of his or her interest in the prize, and the award of the prize to a substitute winner. Except where prohibited, acceptance of any prize constitutes winner’s consent to the publication of his or her name, biographical information and likeness in any media for any commercial or promotional purpose, without limitation the Internet, or further compensation. Prizes not won and claimed by eligible winners in accordance with these Official Rules will not be awarded and will remain the property of Sponsor.
  8. Participation: By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify persons found tampering with or otherwise abusing any aspect of this Sweepstakes as solely determined by Sponsor. In the event the Sweepstakes is compromised by a virus, non-authorized human intervention, tampering or other causes beyond the reasonable control of Sponsor which corrupts or impairs the administration, security, fairness or proper operation of the Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to suspend, modify or terminate the Sweepstakes. Should the Sweepstakes be terminated prior to the stated expiration date, Sponsor reserves the right to award prizes based on the entries received before the termination date. Sponsors will not be responsible for incomplete, lost, late, postage-due, misdirected or illegible entries, or for failure to receive entries or votes or other electronic communications due to transmission failures or technical failures of any kind, including, without limitation, malfunctioning of any network, hardware or software, whether originating with sender or Sponsor. In the event of a dispute, all online entries will be deemed to have been submitted by the owner of the ISP account from which they were sent. For these purposes, an ISP account holder shall mean the natural person assigned to such ISP account by the Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning ISP addresses for the domain associated with such ISP account. Any questions regarding the number of entries or votes submitted by the owner of an ISP account shall be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, and Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any entries, or votes by persons determined to be tampering with or abusing any aspect of the Sweepstakes. By participating in this Sweepstakes, each entrant agrees to fully release, forever discharge and hold harmless Sponsor and Facebook from and against all claims, costs, liabilities, losses, injuries, and damages arising out of the Sweepstakes, including, but not limited to, any claims for personal injury, death or damage to or loss of property or any other harm arising out of entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes, the receipt, use, or misuse of any prize, or any travel or activity that is related to the Sweepstakes or any prize. This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook.
  9. Construction: The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. In the event that any such provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable, these rules shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or unenforceable provision was not contained therein.
  10. Sponsor: The LEGO Kids Fest Giveaway is sponsored by the Detroit Free Press. The decisions of Sponsor regarding the selection of winners and all other aspects of the Sweepstakes shall be final and binding in all respects. Sponsor will not be responsible for typographical, printing or other inadvertent errors in these Official Rules or in other materials relating to the Sweepstakes. For a copy of these Official Rules send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to “Winners List/Official Rules” (as applicable), Detroit Free Press LEGO Kids Fest Giveaway, 615 W. Lafayette Detroit MI 48226. If you have any questions regarding this Sweepstakes, please contact Jennifer Sims at (313)222-5377 or jsims@dnps.com.

LEGO Kids Fest Giveaway

  1. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR TO WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR ODDS OF WINNING. SUBJECT TO APPLICABLE FEDERAL, STATE, LOCAL AND MUNICIPAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.
  2. Eligibility: Subject to the additional restrictions below, the “LEGO Kids Fest Giveaway” (the “Sweepstakes”) is open to all U.S. citizens of Michigan who are 18 years or older at the time of entry. Employees and contractors of The Detroit News (collectively “Sponsor”), Gannett Co., Inc., and each of their respective affiliated companies, and advertising and promotional agencies, and the immediate family members of, and any persons domiciled with, any such employees or contractors, are not eligible to enter or to win.
  3. How To Enter: The Sweepstakes will begin at 12:00 a.m. EST on Monday, March 24 and end at 11:59 p.m. EST on Friday, April 11 (the “Sweepstakes Period”). Enter by visiting the The Detroit News Facebook page at website (http://www.facebook.com/detroitnews) and completing all of the required information and following all posted instructions. Complete the entry form and any other required fields and then submit your entry by clicking on the “SEND” button. Entries limited to only one (1) entry per email address per day. Your computer must accept cookies, or any successor or similar technology that may be used for the purpose of entry tracking. Ad blocking software on your computer needs to be disabled so that it doesn’t interfere with processing your entry.
  4. Multiple entrants are not permitted to share the same email address or Facebook ID. The authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at time of entry will be considered the entrant. An “authorized account holder” shall mean the natural person assigned to such e-mail account by the Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with such e-mail account. A potential winner may be requested to provide proof that he or she is the authorized account holder of the e-mail address associated with a winning entry. Sponsor will not be responsible for incomplete, lost, late, misdirected or illegible entries. All entries become property of Sponsor and none will be returned. By entering, you agree to the terms of these Official Rules and to receive e-mails from Sponsor or those directed by Sponsor. You can opt-out of the receipt of such e-mails by following the directions on the Sponsor’s website or in any email received from Sponsor.
  5. Winner Selection: One (1) Grand Prize Winner will be selected in a random drawing to be held on or about Monday April 14, 2014 from among all eligible entries received.
  6. Prizes and Odds: One (1) Grand Prize Winner will receive a four (4)-pack of tickets to the VIK Preview Event plus general admission tickets for Friday, April 25, 2014 (ARV: $200). Winner assumes all taxes and registration fees. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received. Tickets must be picked up at the Detroit Media Partnership office by Wednesday, April 23, 2014, which is located at 615 W. Lafayette Detroit MI 48226.
  7. Winner Notification and Acceptance: Grand Prize Winner will be notified on or about Monday, April 14, 2014 at the email address provided on winner’s entry form. Return of email prize notification as undeliverable may result in disqualification and an alternate winner may be selected from among all remaining eligible entries. To claim prize, winner must respond to Sponsor’s notification within 48 hours after notification. Valid photo identification may be required by Sponsor. Winners may waive their right to receive prizes. Prizes are nonassignable and nontransferable. No substitutions allowed by winner. Prizes and individual components of prize packages are subject to availability and Sponsor reserves the right to substitute prizes of equal or greater value. Winner is solely responsible for reporting and payment of any taxes on prize. Winner will be required to complete an affidavit of eligibility/liability and publicity release which must be returned as instructed by Sponsor. Failure to complete, sign and return the affidavit or release, or to comply with any term or condition of these Official Rules, may result in a winner’s disqualification, the forfeiture of his or her interest in the prize, and the award of the prize to a substitute winner. Except where prohibited, acceptance of any prize constitutes winner’s consent to the publication of his or her name, biographical information and likeness in any media for any commercial or promotional purpose, without limitation the Internet, or further compensation. Prizes not won and claimed by eligible winners in accordance with these Official Rules will not be awarded and will remain the property of Sponsor.
  8. Participation: By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify persons found tampering with or otherwise abusing any aspect of this Sweepstakes as solely determined by Sponsor. In the event the Sweepstakes is compromised by a virus, non-authorized human intervention, tampering or other causes beyond the reasonable control of Sponsor which corrupts or impairs the administration, security, fairness or proper operation of the Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to suspend, modify or terminate the Sweepstakes. Should the Sweepstakes be terminated prior to the stated expiration date, Sponsor reserves the right to award prizes based on the entries received before the termination date. Sponsors will not be responsible for incomplete, lost, late, postage-due, misdirected or illegible entries, or for failure to receive entries or votes or other electronic communications due to transmission failures or technical failures of any kind, including, without limitation, malfunctioning of any network, hardware or software, whether originating with sender or Sponsor. In the event of a dispute, all online entries will be deemed to have been submitted by the owner of the ISP account from which they were sent. For these purposes, an ISP account holder shall mean the natural person assigned to such ISP account by the Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning ISP addresses for the domain associated with such ISP account. Any questions regarding the number of entries or votes submitted by the owner of an ISP account shall be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, and Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any entries, or votes by persons determined to be tampering with or abusing any aspect of the Sweepstakes. By participating in this Sweepstakes, each entrant agrees to fully release, forever discharge and hold harmless Sponsor and Facebook from and against all claims, costs, liabilities, losses, injuries, and damages arising out of the Sweepstakes, including, but not limited to, any claims for personal injury, death or damage to or loss of property or any other harm arising out of entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes, the receipt, use, or misuse of any prize, or any travel or activity that is related to the Sweepstakes or any prize. This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook.
  9. Construction: The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. In the event that any such provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable, these rules shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or unenforceable provision was not contained therein.
  10. Sponsor: The LEGO Kids Fest Giveaway is sponsored by The Detroit News. The decisions of Sponsor regarding the selection of winners and all other aspects of the Sweepstakes shall be final and binding in all respects. Sponsor will not be responsible for typographical, printing or other inadvertent errors in these Official Rules or in other materials relating to the Sweepstakes. For a copy of these Official Rules send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to “Winners List/Official Rules” (as applicable), LEGO Kids Fest Giveaway, 615 W. Lafayette Detroit MI 48226. If you have any questions regarding this Sweepstakes, please contact Jennifer Sims at (313)222-5377 or jsims@dnps.com.

NAIAS Ticket Giveaway

OFFICIAL RULES

1.         NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR TO WIN.  A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR ODDS OF WINNING.  SUBJECT TO APPLICABLE FEDERAL, STATE, LOCAL AND MUNICIPAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS.  VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.

2.         Eligibility.  Subject to the additional restrictions below, the NAIAS TICKET GIVEAWAY (the “Contest”) is open to legal U.S. residents of the state of Michigan who are 18 years or older at the time of entry. Employees and contractors of Detroit Media Partnership (“Sponsor”), Detroit Free Press, Gannett Co., Inc., and each of their respective affiliated companies, and advertising and promotional agencies, and the immediate family members of, and any persons domiciled with, any such employees or contractors, are not eligible to enter or to win.

3.       How To Enter: The entire duration of the Sweepstakes will begin at 9:00 a.m. EST on January 13, 2014 and end at 11:59 p.m. EST on January 24, 2014 (the “Sweepstakes Period”). Enter by visiting the Detroit Free Press Facebook page at website (http://www.facebook.com/detroitfreepress) and responding to the contest entry post. Your computer must accept cookies, or any successor or similar technology that may be used for the purpose of entry tracking. Ad blocking software on your computer needs to be disabled so that it doesn’t interfere with processing your entry.

Multiple entrants are not permitted to share the same email address or Facebook ID. The authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at time of entry will be considered the entrant. An “authorized account holder” shall mean the natural person assigned to such e-mail account by the Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with such e-mail account. A potential winner may be requested to provide proof that he or she is the authorized account holder of the e-mail address associated with a winning entry. Sponsor will not be responsible for incomplete, lost, late, misdirected or illegible entries. All entries become property of Sponsor and none will be returned. By entering, you agree to the terms of these Official Rules and to receive e-mails from Sponsor or those directed by Sponsor. You can opt-out of the receipt of such e-mails by following the directions on the Sponsor’s website or in any email received from Sponsor.

4.         Winner Selection.  Winners will be selected at random from all eligible entries (comments) received by 11:59 p.m. the day the contest entry post was generated. See schedule below for details.

Contest Entry Post Winner Selection/Contacted
January 13, 2014 January 14, 2014
January 14, 2014 January 15, 2014
January 15, 2014 January 16, 2014
January 16, 2014 January 17, 2014
January 17, 2014 January 18, 2014

 

5.         Prizes and Odds. Five (5) Grand Prizes: One 4-Pack of NAIAS Any Day Pass Tickets. (ARV: $52). No refunds or exchanges. Tickets not for resale. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received per contest entry post.

6.         Winner Notification and Acceptance: Winners will be notified the day following the contest entry post according to the winner selection chart above via Facebook. To claim prize, winner must respond to Sponsor’s notification within 48 hours after notification. Valid photo identification may be required by Sponsor. Winners may waive their right to receive prizes. Prizes are nonassignable and nontransferable. No substitutions allowed by winner. Prizes and individual components of prize packages are subject to availability and Sponsor reserves the right to substitute prizes of equal or greater value. Winner is solely responsible for reporting and payment of any taxes on prize. Winner will be required to complete an affidavit of eligibility/liability and publicity release which must be returned as instructed by Sponsor. Failure to complete, sign and return the affidavit or release, or to comply with any term or condition of these Official Rules, may result in a winner’s disqualification, the forfeiture of his or her interest in the prize, and the award of the prize to a substitute winner. Except where prohibited, acceptance of any prize constitutes winner’s consent to the publication of his or her name, biographical information and likeness in any media for any commercial or promotional purpose, without limitation the Internet, or further compensation. Prizes not won and claimed by eligible winners in accordance with these Official Rules will not be awarded and will remain the property of Sponsor. All prizes must be picked up at the Detroit Free Press office located at 615 W. Lafayette Blvd., Detroit, MI 48226 during official business hours of Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

7.               Participation: By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify persons found tampering with or otherwise abusing any aspect of this Sweepstakes as solely determined by Sponsor. In the event the Sweepstakes is compromised by a virus, non-authorized human intervention, tampering or other causes beyond the reasonable control of Sponsor which corrupts or impairs the administration, security, fairness or proper operation of the Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to suspend, modify or terminate the Sweepstakes. Should the Sweepstakes be terminated prior to the stated expiration date, Sponsor reserves the right to award prizes based on the entries received before the termination date. Sponsors will not be responsible for incomplete, lost, late, postage-due, misdirected or illegible entries, or for failure to receive entries or votes or other electronic communications due to transmission failures or technical failures of any kind, including, without limitation, malfunctioning of any network, hardware or software, whether originating with sender or Sponsor. In the event of a dispute, all online entries will be deemed to have been submitted by the owner of the ISP account from which they were sent. For these purposes, an ISP account holder shall mean the natural person assigned to such ISP account by the Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning ISP addresses for the domain associated with such ISP account. Any questions regarding the number of entries or votes submitted by the owner of an ISP account shall be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, and Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any entries, or votes by persons determined to be tampering with or abusing any aspect of the Sweepstakes. By participating in this Sweepstakes, each entrant agrees to fully release, forever discharge and hold harmless Sponsor and Facebook from and against all claims, costs, liabilities, losses, injuries, and damages arising out of the Sweepstakes, including, but not limited to, any claims for personal injury, death or damage to or loss of property or any other harm arising out of entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes, the receipt, use, or misuse of any prize, or any travel or activity that is related to the Sweepstakes or any prize. This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook.

8.         Construction: The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. In the event that any such provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable, these rules shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or unenforceable provision was not contained therein.

9.        Sponsor.  The NAIAS TICKET GIVEAWAY is sponsored by the Detroit Media Partnership on behalf of the Detroit Free Press.  The decisions of Sponsor and the Contest judges regarding the selection of winners and all other aspects of the Contest shall be final and binding in all respects.  Sponsor will not be responsible for typographical, printing or other inadvertent errors in these Official Rules or in other materials relating to the Contest. For a list of winners (available after January 18, 2014 or a copy of these Official Rules, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to “Winners List/Official Rules” (as applicable), NAIAS TICKET GIVEAWAY, 615 W. Lafayette Blvd., Detroit, MI.  If you have any questions regarding this Contest, please contact Jennifer Sims/313-222-5377.

2014 Detroit Free Press/Plymouth Whalers Ticket Giveaway

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR TO WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR ODDS OF WINNING. SUBJECT TO APPLICABLE FEDERAL, STATE, LOCAL AND MUNICIPAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.

Eligibility: Subject to the additional restrictions below, the “Detroit Free Press/Plymouth Whalers Ticket Giveaway” (the “Sweepstakes”) is open to all U.S. residents (excluding Puerto Rico), 18 years or older at the time of entry. Employees and contractors of Detroit Free Press and the Plymouth Whalers (collectively “Sponsor”), Gannett Co., Inc., Detroit Media Partnership and each of their respective affiliated companies, and advertising and promotional agencies, and the immediate family members of, and any persons domiciled with, any such employees or contractors, are not eligible to enter or to win.

How To Enter: The Sweepstakes will begin at 6:00 p.m. EST on Friday, January 10, 2014 and end at 11:59 p.m. EST on Tuesday, February 25, 2014 (the “Sweepstakes Period”). Enter by visiting the Freep Sports Facebook page at website (http://www.facebook.com/freepsports), and completing all of the required information and following all posted instructions. Complete the entry form and any other required fields and then submit your entry by clicking on the “SEND” button. Entries limited to only one (1) entry per person per day. Your computer must accept cookies, or any successor or similar technology that may be used for the purpose of entry tracking. Ad blocking software on your computer needs to be disabled so that it doesn’t interfere with processing your entry.

Multiple entrants are not permitted to share the same email address or Facebook ID. The authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at time of entry will be considered the entrant. An “authorized account holder” shall mean the natural person assigned to such e-mail account by the Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with such e-mail account. A potential winner may be requested to provide proof that he or she is the authorized account holder of the e-mail address associated with a winning entry. Sponsor will not be responsible for incomplete, lost, late, misdirected or illegible entries. All entries become property of Sponsor and none will be returned. By entering, you agree to the terms of these Official Rules and to receive e-mails from Sponsor or those directed by Sponsor. You can opt-out of the receipt of such e-mails by following the directions on the Sponsor’s website or in any email received from Sponsor.

Winner Selection: Seven (7) winners will be selected in seven (7) separate random drawings from among all eligible entries received. At time of selection, winner will be informed of the exact date that the Whalers game tickets are valid for. See schedule below for the promotion window, winner selection date and corresponding game day.

Promotion Window

Winner Selection

Game

January 10-January 14, 2014

January 15, 2014

Saturday, January 18, 2014

January 15-January 21, 2014

January 22, 2014

Saturday, January 25, 2014

January 22-January 28, 2014

January 29, 2014

Saturday, February 1, 2014

January 29-February 4, 2014

February 5, 2014

Saturday, February 8, 2014

February 5-February 11, 2014

February 12, 2014

Saturday, February 15, 2014

February 12-February 18, 2014

February 19, 2014

Saturday, February 22, 2014

February 19-February 25, 2014

February 26, 2014

Saturday, March 1, 2014

Prizes and Odds: Four (4) winners will receive one Family 4-Pack of Plymouth Whaler tickets.  A Family 4-Pack includes four (4) Freep Sports seats and four (4) Whalers t-shirts (ARV: $108). Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received during the promotion window.

Winner Notification and Acceptance: Winners will be notified at the email address and/or by telephone number provided on winner’s entry form. Return of email prize notification as undeliverable may result in disqualification and an alternate winner may be selected from among all remaining eligible entries. Due to the time sensitive nature of the contest, winners will have two hours from first notification to respond before prize is forfeited in favor of the next randomly drawn entry. Every reasonable attempt to contact winner will be made. Valid photo identification may be required by Sponsor. Winners may waive their right to receive prizes. Prizes are nonassignable and nontransferable. No substitutions allowed by winner except that prizes and individual components of prize packages are subject to availability and Sponsor reserves the right to substitute prizes of equal or greater value. Winner will be required to complete an affidavit of eligibility/liability and publicity release which must be returned as instructed by Sponsor. Failure to complete, sign and return the affidavit or release, or to comply with any term or condition of these Official Rules, may result in a winner’s disqualification, the forfeiture of his or her interest in the prize, and the award of the prize to a substitute winner. Except where prohibited, acceptance of any prize constitutes winner’s consent to the publication of his or her name, biographical information and likeness in any media for any commercial or promotional purpose, without limitation the Internet, or further compensation. Prizes not won and claimed by eligible winners in accordance with these Official Rules will not be awarded and will remain the property of Sponsor. Tickets and shirts will be held at “Whale Call” for in-person pickup only.

Participation: By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify persons found tampering with or otherwise abusing any aspect of this Sweepstakes as solely determined by Sponsor. In the event the Sweepstakes is compromised by a virus, non-authorized human intervention, tampering or other causes beyond the reasonable control of Sponsor which corrupts or impairs the administration, security, fairness or proper operation of the Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to suspend, modify or terminate the Sweepstakes. Should the Sweepstakes be terminated prior to the stated expiration date, Sponsor reserves the right to award prizes based on the entries received before the termination date. Sponsors will not be responsible for incomplete, lost, late, misdirected or illegible entries, or for failure to receive entries or other electronic communications due to transmission failures or technical failures of any kind, including, without limitation, malfunctioning of any network, hardware or software, whether originating with sender or Sponsor. In the event of a dispute, all online entries will be deemed to have been submitted by the owner of the ISP account from which they were sent. For these purposes, an ISP account holder shall mean the natural person assigned to such ISP account by the Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning ISP addresses for the domain associated with such ISP account. Any questions regarding the number of entries or votes submitted by the owner of an ISP account shall be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, and Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any entries, or votes by persons determined to be tampering with or abusing any aspect of the Sweepstakes. By participating in this Sweepstakes, each entrant agrees to fully release, forever discharge and hold harmless Sponsor and Facebook from and against all claims, costs, liabilities, losses, injuries, and damages arising out of the Sweepstakes, including, but not limited to, any claims for personal injury, death or damage to or loss of property or any other harm arising out of entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes, the receipt, use, or misuse of any prize, or any travel or activity that is related to the Sweepstakes or any prize. This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook.

Construction: The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. In the event that any such provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable, these rules shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or unenforceable provision was not contained therein.

Sponsor: Detroit Free Press/Plymouth Whalers Ticket Giveaway is sponsored by the Detroit Free Press and the Plymouth Whalers. The decisions of Sponsor regarding the selection of winners and all other aspects of the Sweepstakes shall be final and binding in all respects. Sponsor will not be responsible for typographical, printing or other inadvertent errors in these Official Rules or in other materials relating to the Sweepstakes. For the name of Winner, or a copy of these Official Rules send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to “Winners List/Official Rules” (as applicable), Detroit Free Press/Plymouth Whalers Ticket Giveaway, 615 W. Lafayette Detroit MI 48226. If you have any questions regarding this Sweepstakes, please contact Jennifer Sims at (313)222-5377 or jsims@dnps.com.

Detroit Restaurant Week Gift Card Giveaway

OFFICIAL RULES

1.         NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR TO WIN.  A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR ODDS OF WINNING.  SUBJECT TO APPLICABLE FEDERAL, STATE, LOCAL AND MUNICIPAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS.  VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.

2.         Eligibility.  Subject to the additional restrictions below, the DETROIT RESTAURANT WEEK GIFT CARD GIVEAWAY (the “Contest”) is open to legal U.S. residents of the state of Michigan who are 18 years or older at the time of entry. Employees and contractors of Detroit Media Partnership (“Sponsor”), The Detroit News/MediaNews Group, Detroit Free Press, Gannett Co., Inc., and each of their respective affiliated companies, and advertising and promotional agencies, and the immediate family members of, and any persons domiciled with, any such employees or contractors, are not eligible to enter or to win.

3.         How To Enter: The Sweepstakes will begin at 3:00 p.m.. EST on September 18, 2013 and end at 11:59 p.m. EST on September 22, 2013 (the “Sweepstakes Period”). Enter by visiting the Detroit Free Press Facebook page at website (http://www.facebook.com/detroitfreepress) and responding to contest entry post. Your computer must accept cookies, or any successor or similar technology that may be used for the purpose of entry tracking. Ad blocking software on your computer needs to be disabled so that it doesn’t interfere with processing your entry.

Multiple entrants are not permitted to share the same email address or Facebook ID. The authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at time of entry will be considered the entrant. An “authorized account holder” shall mean the natural person assigned to such e-mail account by the Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with such e-mail account. A potential winner may be requested to provide proof that he or she is the authorized account holder of the e-mail address associated with a winning entry. Sponsor will not be responsible for incomplete, lost, late, misdirected or illegible entries. All entries become property of Sponsor and none will be returned. By entering, you agree to the terms of these Official Rules and to receive e-mails from Sponsor or those directed by Sponsor. You can opt-out of the receipt of such e-mails by following the directions on the Sponsor’s website or in any email received from Sponsor.

4.         Winner Selection.  Winners will be selected at random from all eligible entries (comments) received.

5.         Prizes and Odds. Grand Prize: Two (2) Grand Prize Winners will receive a DETROIT RESTAURANT WEEK GIFT CARD (ARV: $50) Prize includes a $50 gift card to a participating Detroit Restaurant Week location. Gratuities, taxes, transportation to and from restaurant and all other expenses not specified above as part of prize package are the sole responsibility of winner. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.

6.         Winner Notification and Acceptance: Grand Prize Winner will be notified on or about Monday, September 23, 2013 at the email address provided on winner’s entry form. Return of email prize notification as undeliverable may result in disqualification and an alternate winner may be selected from among all remaining eligible entries. To claim prize, winner must respond to Sponsor’s notification within 48 hours after notification. Valid photo identification may be required by Sponsor. Winners may waive their right to receive prizes. Prizes are nonassignable and nontransferable. No substitutions allowed by winner. Prizes and individual components of prize packages are subject to availability and Sponsor reserves the right to substitute prizes of equal or greater value. Winner is solely responsible for reporting and payment of any taxes on prize. Winner will be required to complete an affidavit of eligibility/liability and publicity release which must be returned as instructed by Sponsor. Failure to complete, sign and return the affidavit or release, or to comply with any term or condition of these Official Rules, may result in a winner’s disqualification, the forfeiture of his or her interest in the prize, and the award of the prize to a substitute winner. Except where prohibited, acceptance of any prize constitutes winner’s consent to the publication of his or her name, biographical information and likeness in any media for any commercial or promotional purpose, without limitation the Internet, or further compensation. Prizes not won and claimed by eligible winners in accordance with these Official Rules will not be awarded and will remain the property of Sponsor.

7.               Participation: By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify persons found tampering with or otherwise abusing any aspect of this Sweepstakes as solely determined by Sponsor. In the event the Sweepstakes is compromised by a virus, non-authorized human intervention, tampering or other causes beyond the reasonable control of Sponsor which corrupts or impairs the administration, security, fairness or proper operation of the Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to suspend, modify or terminate the Sweepstakes. Should the Sweepstakes be terminated prior to the stated expiration date, Sponsor reserves the right to award prizes based on the entries received before the termination date. Sponsors will not be responsible for incomplete, lost, late, postage-due, misdirected or illegible entries, or for failure to receive entries or votes or other electronic communications due to transmission failures or technical failures of any kind, including, without limitation, malfunctioning of any network, hardware or software, whether originating with sender or Sponsor. In the event of a dispute, all online entries will be deemed to have been submitted by the owner of the ISP account from which they were sent. For these purposes, an ISP account holder shall mean the natural person assigned to such ISP account by the Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning ISP addresses for the domain associated with such ISP account. Any questions regarding the number of entries or votes submitted by the owner of an ISP account shall be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, and Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any entries, or votes by persons determined to be tampering with or abusing any aspect of the Sweepstakes. By participating in this Sweepstakes, each entrant agrees to fully release, forever discharge and hold harmless Sponsor and Facebook from and against all claims, costs, liabilities, losses, injuries, and damages arising out of the Sweepstakes, including, but not limited to, any claims for personal injury, death or damage to or loss of property or any other harm arising out of entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes, the receipt, use, or misuse of any prize, or any travel or activity that is related to the Sweepstakes or any prize. This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook.

8.         Construction: The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. In the event that any such provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable, these rules shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or unenforceable provision was not contained therein.

9.        Sponsor.  The DETROIT RESTAURANT WEEK GIFT CARD GIVEAWAY is sponsored by the Detroit Media Partnership on behalf of the Detroit Free Press.  The decisions of Sponsor and the Contest judges regarding the selection of winners and all other aspects of the Contest shall be final and binding in all respects.  Sponsor will not be responsible for typographical, printing or other inadvertent errors in these Official Rules or in other materials relating to the Contest. For a list of winners (available after September 23, 2013 or a copy of these Official Rules, visit detroitmedia.com or send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to “Winners List/Official Rules” (as applicable), DETROIT RESTAURANT WEEK GIVEAWAY, 615 W. Lafayette Blvd., Detroit, MI.  If you have any questions regarding this Contest, please contact Jamie Rocz/313-223-4530.

Rick Springfield Ticket Giveaway

  1. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR TO WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR ODDS OF WINNING. SUBJECT TO APPLICABLE FEDERAL, STATE, LOCAL AND MUNICIPAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.
  2. Eligibility: Subject to the additional restrictions below, the “Detroit Free Press Rick Springfield Ticket Giveaway” (the “Sweepstakes”) is open to all U.S. citizens of Michigan who are 18 years or older at the time of entry. Employees and contractors of Detroit Free Press (collectively “Sponsor”), Gannett Co., Inc., and each of their respective affiliated companies, and advertising and promotional agencies, and the immediate family members of, and any persons domiciled with, any such employees or contractors, are not eligible to enter or to win.
  3. How To Enter: The Sweepstakes will begin at 12:00 p.m.. EST on Tuesday, July 2 and end at 11:59 p.m. EST on Tuesday, July 9 (the “Sweepstakes Period”). Enter by visiting the Detroit Free Press Facebook page at website (http://www.facebook.com/detroitfreepress) and completing all of the required information and following all posted instructions. Complete the entry form and any other required fields and then submit your entry by clicking on the “SEND” button. Entries limited to only one (1) entry per person per day. Your computer must accept cookies, or any successor or similar technology that may be used for the purpose of entry tracking. Ad blocking software on your computer needs to be disabled so that it doesn’t interfere with processing your entry.
  4. Multiple entrants are not permitted to share the same email address or Facebook ID. The authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at time of entry will be considered the entrant. An “authorized account holder” shall mean the natural person assigned to such e-mail account by the Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with such e-mail account. A potential winner may be requested to provide proof that he or she is the authorized account holder of the e-mail address associated with a winning entry. Sponsor will not be responsible for incomplete, lost, late, misdirected or illegible entries. All entries become property of Sponsor and none will be returned. By entering, you agree to the terms of these Official Rules and to receive e-mails from Sponsor or those directed by Sponsor. You can opt-out of the receipt of such e-mails by following the directions on the Sponsor’s website or in any email received from Sponsor.
  5. Winner Selection: One (1) Grand Prize Winner will be selected in a random drawing to be held on or about Wednesday July 10, 2013 from among all eligible entries received.
  6. Prizes and Odds: One (1) Grand Prize Winner will receive two (2), tickets to the Rick Springfield concert at the Detroit Yacht Club on Thursday, July 11, 2013 (ARV: $200). Winner assumes all taxes and registration fees. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received. Tickets will be available at the will call window of the Detroit Yacht Club on the day of the concert, Thursday, July 11, 2013.
  7. Winner Notification and Acceptance: Grand Prize Winner will be notified on or about Wednesday, July 10, 2013 at the email address provided on winner’s entry form. Return of email prize notification as undeliverable may result in disqualification and an alternate winner may be selected from among all remaining eligible entries. To claim prize, winner must respond to Sponsor’s notification within 48 hours after notification. Valid photo identification may be required by Sponsor. Winners may waive their right to receive prizes. Prizes are nonassignable and nontransferable. No substitutions allowed by winner. Prizes and individual components of prize packages are subject to availability and Sponsor reserves the right to substitute prizes of equal or greater value. Winner is solely responsible for reporting and payment of any taxes on prize. Winner will be required to complete an affidavit of eligibility/liability and publicity release which must be returned as instructed by Sponsor. Failure to complete, sign and return the affidavit or release, or to comply with any term or condition of these Official Rules, may result in a winner’s disqualification, the forfeiture of his or her interest in the prize, and the award of the prize to a substitute winner. Except where prohibited, acceptance of any prize constitutes winner’s consent to the publication of his or her name, biographical information and likeness in any media for any commercial or promotional purpose, without limitation the Internet, or further compensation. Prizes not won and claimed by eligible winners in accordance with these Official Rules will not be awarded and will remain the property of Sponsor.
  8. Participation: By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify persons found tampering with or otherwise abusing any aspect of this Sweepstakes as solely determined by Sponsor. In the event the Sweepstakes is compromised by a virus, non-authorized human intervention, tampering or other causes beyond the reasonable control of Sponsor which corrupts or impairs the administration, security, fairness or proper operation of the Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to suspend, modify or terminate the Sweepstakes. Should the Sweepstakes be terminated prior to the stated expiration date, Sponsor reserves the right to award prizes based on the entries received before the termination date. Sponsors will not be responsible for incomplete, lost, late, postage-due, misdirected or illegible entries, or for failure to receive entries or votes or other electronic communications due to transmission failures or technical failures of any kind, including, without limitation, malfunctioning of any network, hardware or software, whether originating with sender or Sponsor. In the event of a dispute, all online entries will be deemed to have been submitted by the owner of the ISP account from which they were sent. For these purposes, an ISP account holder shall mean the natural person assigned to such ISP account by the Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning ISP addresses for the domain associated with such ISP account. Any questions regarding the number of entries or votes submitted by the owner of an ISP account shall be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, and Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any entries, or votes by persons determined to be tampering with or abusing any aspect of the Sweepstakes. By participating in this Sweepstakes, each entrant agrees to fully release, forever discharge and hold harmless Sponsor and Facebook from and against all claims, costs, liabilities, losses, injuries, and damages arising out of the Sweepstakes, including, but not limited to, any claims for personal injury, death or damage to or loss of property or any other harm arising out of entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes, the receipt, use, or misuse of any prize, or any travel or activity that is related to the Sweepstakes or any prize. This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook.
  9. Construction: The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. In the event that any such provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable, these rules shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or unenforceable provision was not contained therein.
  10. Sponsor: The Detroit Free Press Rick Springfield Ticket Giveaway is sponsored by the Detroit Free Press. The decisions of Sponsor regarding the selection of winners and all other aspects of the Sweepstakes shall be final and binding in all respects. Sponsor will not be responsible for typographical, printing or other inadvertent errors in these Official Rules or in other materials relating to the Sweepstakes. For a copy of these Official Rules send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to “Winners List/Official Rules” (as applicable), Detroit Free Press Rick Springfield Ticket Giveaway, 615 W. Lafayette Detroit MI 48226. If you have any questions regarding this Sweepstakes, please contact Jame Rocz at (313)223-4530 or jrocz@dnps.com.