NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR TO WIN. MAKING A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. ALL FEDERAL, STATE, LOCAL AND MUNICIPAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS APPLY. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.
The Picture Book (the “Sweepstakes”) begins at 09:01 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) on December 19, 2017 and ends at 11:59 p.m. ET on Tuesday, December 26, 2017 (the “Sweepstakes Period”).
The following publication is participating in this Sweepstakes (the “Publication”): Central Penn Parent.
The Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania who are eighteen (18) years of age or older at the time of entry and who reside within fifty (50) miles of the circulation area of the Publication (the “Entrant” or “Entrants”). Employees, contractors and interns of GateHouse Media, LLC and GateHouse Media Pennsylvania Holdings, Inc. (together, “GateHouse Media”), and the businesses appearing on this page (the “Sponsors”), and each of their respective divisions, affiliates, parent companies, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies (including, in each case, immediate family members) are not eligible to enter the Sweepstakes. For purposes of this Sweepstakes, “immediate family members” is defined as spouses, siblings, parents, children, grandparents and grandchildren, whether as “in-laws”, or by current or past marriage, remarriage, adoption, co-habitation or other familial extension, and any other persons residing at the same household location, whether or not related. In order to enter the Sweepstakes or win the prize, the Entrant must comply fully with these official rules (the “Official Rules”), and by entering agrees to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of GateHouse Media, whose decisions shall be binding and final in all respects.
HOW TO ENTER THE SWEEPSTAKES; SWEESPTAKES RULES
To enter the Sweepstakes, Entrants should visit www.centralpennparent.com (the “Website”) during the Sweepstakes Period, navigate to the “Picture Book Giveaway” contest webpage, complete the entry form with the required contact information, according to the instructions and submit the entry as directed (the “Entry” or “Entries”).
One (1) Entry per person will be accepted during the Sweepstakes Period. Entries must be received by 11:59 p.m. ET on Tuesday, December 26, 2017 in order to be eligible (the “Entry Deadline”). No Entries will be accepted after this time.
Entries will not be accepted through e-mail, hand-delivery, express delivery service or facsimile. Entries made with multiple e-mail addresses, under multiple identities or through the use of any agent or other device to enter multiple times will be deemed invalid. The use of any automated system to submit Entries is prohibited and will result in disqualification of all such Entries as well as the Entrant.
There will be one (1) potential winner (the “Winner”) selected in a random drawing to be held on or about Tuesday, December 26, 2017 from all eligible Entries received by the Entry Deadline (the “Drawing”).
ODDS OF WINNING
Odds of winning depend on the total number of Entries received and how the Entries meet the criteria established for this Sweepstakes.
NOTIFICATION OF THE WINNER
The potential Winner will be notified by email on or around Tuesday, December 26, 2017 in accordance with the contact information provided at the time of entry.
The potential Winner must sign an Affidavit of Eligibility, Liability and Publicity Release and any other documentation required by GateHouse Media in order to be eligible to accept the prize.
WINNER will be sent emails from Central Penn Parent with information on how to claim books. Books must be picked up at Central Penn Parent, 1500 Paxton Street, Harrisburg, PA during regular business hours.
There will be one (1) prize packages awarded in this Sweepstakes as follows:
One Winner will be awarded 20 (20) books with a combined retail value of $100.00
No substitution or transfer of the prize will be allowed, except at the sole discretion of GateHouse Media. GateHouse Media reserves the right to substitute prizes of equal or greater value. All local, state and federal taxes incurred by accepting a prize will be the sole responsibility of the Winner. The prize has no cash value and may not be redeemed for cash at any time. No compensation will be given for lost, stolen, mutilated or expired gift cards, gift certificates or tickets. GateHouse Media is not responsible for replacing lost, stolen, mutilated or expired gift cards, gift certificates or tickets. Fulfillment of gift cards, gift certificates or tickets is the sole responsibility of the merchant or venue, not GateHouse Media, and is only redeemable at the specified locations. The gift certificate, gift card or ticket must be surrendered upon redemption and no photocopies or reproductions will be honored. It is illegal to scalp any tickets won from GateHouse Media. If a prize winner is caught scalping tickets, he or she will be ejected from the venue and this will result in the winner’s disqualification from this and all future GateHouse Media sweepstakes and contests. The resale or auction of GateHouse Media prizes or tickets will result in the winner’s disqualification from all future GateHouse Media sweepstakes and contests.
All decisions of GateHouse Media regarding the Sweepstakes are final.
Use of E-mail Addresses
By participating in the Sweepstakes, an Entrant agrees to opt-in to receive e-mail communications from the Publication or the Sponsors. If an Entrant chooses to opt out of such future communications from the Publication or the Sponsors, the Entrant will be able to do so by following the instructions on any electronic communications sent by the Publication or the Sponsors. Upon opting-out, the Publication or the Sponsors will no longer send e-mail messages to the Entrant. An Entrant’s choice to opt out will not affect eligibility in the Sweepstakes.
By entering, the Entrant agrees to comply with these Official Rules and the decisions of GateHouse Media, which are binding and final, and release GateHouse Media, and each of its divisions, affiliates, parent companies, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies and anyone associated with the production of this Sweepstakes, and their respective directors, officers, employees and agents from any and all liability for any claims, injuries, losses or damages (including attorneys fees) of any kind arising out of their participation in this Sweepstakes or resulting from acceptance, possession, use or misuse of any prize. The potential prize winner waives the right to assert as a cost of winning the prize any and all costs of verification and redemption or travel to redeem said prize and waives any liability or claims (including attorneys fees) which might arise from redeeming or seeking to redeem said prize. In the event of non-compliance with these Official Rules, or if prize notification is returned to GateHouse Media as undeliverable, if prize is refused or cannot be accepted for any reason, the prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner will be selected in a random drawing. Upon forfeiture or refusal, no compensation will be given. Acceptance of prize constitutes permission to use the winner’s name, photograph, likeness and/or statements attributed to winner regarding the Sweepstakes, for advertising and publicity purposes without further compensation or consent. All entries become the property of GateHouse Media. This Sweepstakes shall only be construed and evaluated according to the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, without regard to the principles of conflicts of laws and submission of any entry constitutes acceptance of such laws. This Sweepstakes is void where prohibited. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply.
This Sweepstakes is not intended for gambling. If it is determined that an Entrant is using the Sweepstakes for gambling purposes, he/she will be disqualified and reported to authorities.
GateHouse Media and its affiliates reserve the right to use any and all information related to the Sweepstakes, including information on Entrants obtained through the Sweepstakes, for marketing purposes or any other purpose, unless prohibited by law.
GateHouse Media and its affiliates reserve the right to change the rules of the Sweepstakes at any time.
If you have any questions regarding this Sweepstakes, please contact Josette Plank at 717-236-3293 by December 31 2017.
NAME OF WINNER
To obtain the name of the Winner, contact Josette Plank at 717-236-3293 by December 31, 2017.
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