LEAGUE OF CHICAGO THEATRES
2017 CHICAGO THEATRE WEEK TWITTER AND INSTAGRAM CONTEST OFFICIAL RULES AND CONSUMER DISCLOSURE
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS CONTEST.
You have not yet won. A purchase will not improve the chances of winning. Restrictions apply. This contest is not sponsored, endorsed, or administered by, or associated with, Twitter or Instagram.
SPONSOR: This contest is sponsored by the League of Chicago Theatres, 17 N. Wabash, Suite 520, Chicago, IL 60602.
ELIGIBILITY: To be eligible, a person must be at least 18 years old as of the date of entry and a legal resident of the 50 U.S. states or the District of Columbia.
CONTEST PERIOD: The contest period starts on February 9, 2017 (beginning at 12:00 AM) and continues until 11:59PM on February 19, 2017.
HOW TO ENTER:
Via Twitter or Instagram- Each eligible person who shares a photo of their Theatre Week experience with the hashtag #CTW17 during the contest period will be entered to win (public accounts only). There is a limit of one entry per person per platform, with a maximum of 2 entries (one on Twitter, one on Instagram). It is recommended, but not required, that each person entering in this manner should follow @ChicagoPlays on Twitter and/or Instagram to be notified of winner selection, as described below.
The content of the posts must be original work of the entrant and must not violate any other person’s copyright, trademark, or other intellectual property rights. Photographs and all content, including all intellectual property rights therein, become property of the Sponsor. The Sponsor may reprint or use the entries in publications and marketing.
An eligible person who does not enter via Instagram or Twitter may enter one time by sending an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. The subject of the e-mail must be “CTW Contest”. The e-mail must include a photograph about the entrant’s Chicago Theatre Week experience, as well as the name, mailing address, and e-mail address of the entrant.
Entries must be received prior to 11:59PM February 19, 2017 to be eligible. Entries are not transferable or assignable. The awarding of the prize is contingent upon full compliance with these Official Rules. Entrants agree to be bound by the Official Rules. Any violation of these rules may, at the Sponsor’s discretion, result in disqualification. All decisions of the judges regarding this contest are final and binding in all respects.
ODDS: There will be a minimum of 6 prize packages. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries.
WINNER SELECTION: The drawings will each take place on Tuesday, February 21, 2017. All eligible entries received by the Sponsor during the contest period will be entered in the drawings. There is a limit of only one entry per person per platform, with a maximum of 2 entries (one on Twitter, one on Instagram). Winners will be selected by random drawing from among the eligible entries.
If a potential winner entered through Instagram, he or she will be notified through Instagram that he or she has been selected. The Sponsor will share the winning photograph and tag the photograph with a statement that the person has been selected. The potential winner must reply to that message on Instagram within 24 hours in order to claim the prize. Failure to reply may result in forfeiture of the prize.
If a potential winner entered through Twitter, he or she will be notified through Twitter that he or she has been selected. The Sponsor will send a message with a statement that the person has been selected. The potential winner must reply to that message on Twitter within 24 hours in order to claim the prize. Failure to reply may result in forfeiture of the prize.
If a potential winner entered by e-mail, he or she will be notified by e-mail. The potential winner must reply to that email message within 24 hours in order to claim the prize. Failure to reply may result in forfeiture of the prize.
Each potential winner must agree to the terms of the Official Rules and may be required to provide proof of eligibility. If a potential winner cannot be reached or does not provide proof of eligibility or agree to the terms of the Official Rules, the Sponsor may, in its discretion, award the prize to an alternate eligible entrant.
PRIZES: The 6 prize packages are as follows:
1) (i) A complimentary ticket voucher good for two tickets to American Blues Theater’s THE COLUMNIST at Stage 773 (subject to availability; runs through April 2, 2017) and (ii) a $100 gift card to nearby restaurant Hutch American Bistro.
2) (i) A complimentary ticket voucher good for two tickets to Steppenwolf Theatre’s STRAIGHT WHITE MEN (subject to availability; excluding Saturday nights; runs through March 19, 2017) and (ii) a $100 gift card to nearby restaurant Balena.
3) (i) A complimentary ticket voucher good for two tickets to the COURT THEATRE performance of your choice (subject to availability; excluding Saturday nights and Sunday matinees; expires January 19, 2018) and (ii) a $100 gift card to nearby restaurant A10.
4) (i) A complimentary ticket voucher good for two tickets to THE ADVENTURES OF ROBIN HOOD at Filament Theatre (subject to availability; runs through April 20, 2017) and (ii) a $100 gift card to nearby restaurant Las Tablas Colombian Steak House.
5) (i) A complimentary ticket voucher good for two tickets to I LEFT MY HEART: A SALUTE TO THE MUSIC OF TONY BENNETT at Mercury Theater Chicago (subject to availability; runs through March 5, 2017) and (ii) a $100 gift card to nearby restaurant SIP Southport & Irving.
6) (i) Complimentary ticket vouchers good for (a) two tickets to QUEEN (Previews April 14-23) and (b) two tickets to NATIVE GARDENS (Previews June 2-11) at Victory Gardens Theater (subject to availability) and (ii) a $100 gift card to nearby restaurant Aquitaine.
Entrants should be open to receiving any of the possible prize packages, as entrants cannot select a particular package. The prize may not be transferred or assigned or redeemed for cash. Any portion of the prize that is not used is forfeited. No substitutions for the prize except by the Sponsor, in which case a prize of equal or greater value will be substituted. Additional prize packages may be available. Taxes on the prize are the sole responsibility of the winner.
USE OF INFORMATION: Except where prohibited by law, entry constitutes permission to use the winner’s entry, name, other identifying information, photograph, and any statements regarding this contest for editorial, public relations, promotional, and advertising purposes on behalf of the Sponsor without compensation. All entrant information, including e-mail addresses, is subject to the Sponsor’s privacy policies.
RELEASE: Entrants understand that the Sponsor is not liable for injuries, losses, or damages of any kind arising from participation in this contest or acceptance or redemption of the prize. By participating and winning a prize, the winner releases the Sponsor, Instagram, Twitter, and each of their respective affiliates and agencies and their and their affiliates’ and agencies’ respective directors, officers, employees, and gents from any and all liability with respect to the prize won and participation in the contest.
APPLICABLE LAW AND DISPUTES: This contest is subject to all applicable U.S. federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Issues concerning the construction, validity, interpretation, and enforceability of these Official Rules shall be governed by the laws of the State of Illinois, without regard to any principles of conflict of laws. All disputes arising out of or connected with this contest will be resolved individually, and without resort to class action, exclusively by a state or federal court having situs in Chicago, Illinois. Each entrant irrevocably consents to the jurisdiction of such court in connection with any such dispute. The Sponsor is not liable for any consequential, indirect, exemplary, or punitive damages, or for attorneys’ fees.
NAMES OF WINNERS: For the winners’ names, available after the drawing date, send an email to Adia@chicagoplays.com.