Photo Credit: Dan Norman
How to Enter the “Smiling is our favorite!” Ticket Giveaway:
- Visit the Park Dental Facebook page, Park Dental Twitter page or the Ordway Facebook page.
- Snap an “Elfie” or photo showing your best Buddy the Elf grin!
- Comment or reply with the hashtags #BuddySmile and #Giveaway along with your photo.
- That it! You’re entered!
The contest runs from Monday, December 10, 2018 to Monday, December 17, 2018. Winners will be announced on Thursday, December 20, 2018. Two (2) winners will be drawn, each receiving four (4) tickets to the 7:30 pm performance of Elf the Musical on Sunday, December 30, 2018.
The “Smiling is our favorite!” giveaway (the “Giveaway”) is open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia who are at least eighteen (18) years old at the time of entry. Employees of Park Dental, Ordway Center for the Performing Arts (Ordway), and any of their parent and affiliate companies as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings and children) and household members of each such employee are not eligible. The Giveaway is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited. No purchase necessary to enter.
PDG, P.A., 2200 County Road C West, Suite 2210, Roseville, MN 55113 and Ordway Center for the Performing Arts, 345 Washington Street, Saint Paul, MN 55102.
3. Agreement to Official Rules:
Participation in this Giveaway constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and Sponsors’ decisions, which are final and binding in all matters related to this Giveaway. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.
The Giveaway begins on December 10, 2018 at 12:00 pm (noon). Central Time (“CT”) and ends on December 17, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. CT (the “Giveaway Period”). The Twitter, Inc. Facebook, Inc. and Instagram, LLC servers are the official time-keeping devices for the Giveaway.
5. How to Enter:
To participate, you will need to use your Facebook, Twitter and/or your Instagram account (each a “Social Account”) to participate. Creating these Social Account is free but is subject to the applicable terms and conditions Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/terms.php), Twitter (https://twitter.com/tos) or Instagram (https://instagram.com/about/legal/terms/#). Posting on Instagram requires a mobile device and therefore message and data rates may apply. If entering via a mobile phone using your wireless carrier’s network, standard data charges from your wireless carrier may apply. Your account settings on the Social Account you use to enter must be set to “unprotected” and/or “public” in order for your tweets or posts to be viewable by Sponsors.
Tweet or post to Facebook or Instagram an original photo that shows you or you and your friend or friends (herein “Friends”) doing your/their “Best Buddy the Elf Grin” and demonstrating why “Smiling’s our favorite.” You and your Friends must be at least 18 years of age or your child/ward. You must also include the hashtag “#BuddySmile” and “#Giveaway” with your post or tweet.
Your photo will herein be referred to as your “Submission.” You will automatically receive one (1) Giveaway entry for your eligible Submission. By posting your Submission, you agree that it conforms to the guidelines, permissions, and content restrictions below and the Sponsors, in their sole discretion, may remove your Submission from a gallery and disqualify you if they believes that it fails to conform.
Permissions: Entrant must have permission from the Friends included in the Submission as well as any recognizable individuals who appear in the Submission to use their names and likenesses in the Submission and to grant the rights set forth herein. Minors may only be included in the Submission if entrant is their parent or legal guardian. If requested, entrant must be able to provide such permissions or proof in a form acceptable to Sponsors.
6. Guidelines and Restrictions:
- The Submission must be in a format compatible for Facebook, Twitter or Instagram (as applicable);
- The Submission must include the hashtags “#BuddySmile” and “#Giveaway”
- The Submission must not contain material that violates or infringes another’s rights, including but not limited to privacy, publicity or intellectual property rights, or that constitutes copyright infringement;
The Submission must not contain content created by a third party, such as images or artwork;
- The Submission must not feature brand names or trademarks other than those owned by Sponsors, which entrant has a limited license to use in his/her Submission in this Giveaway;
- The Submission must not disparage Sponsors, or any other person or party;
- The Submission must not contain material that is inappropriate, offensive, indecent, obscene, tortious, defamatory, or libelous;
- The Submission must not contain material that promotes bigotry, racism, hatred or harm against any group or individual or promotes discrimination based on race, gender, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation, or age; and
- The Submission must not contain material that is unlawful, in violation of, or contrary to the laws or regulations in any state where Submission is created.
Limit: Each entrant may upload one Submission per Social Account during the Giveaway Period. The Submission should be unique. Submissions received from any person or Social Account in excess of the stated limit will be void. Submissions generated by script, macro or other automated means are void. In the event of a dispute as to any Submission, the authorized account holder of the Social Account used to enter will be deemed to be the entrant and must comply with these Official Rules. Each potential winner may be required to show proof of being an authorized account holder. Released Parties (as defined in Section 11, below) are not responsible for lost, late, not received, damaged, incomplete, invalid, un-intelligible, garbled, delayed, or misdirected Submissions; all of which will be void.
7. Winner Determination:
At the end of the Giveaway Period, the winners will be randomly selected from among all eligible Submissions.
8. Winner Requirements:
All Winners will be notified via Facebook, Instagram or Twitter, as applicable, by Sponsors on December 20, 2018. All Winners will be required to respond to the Sponsors within three (3) days of the date notice or attempted notice is sent, in order to claim his/her prize. If a potential winner does not respond within three (3) days or is disqualified for any reason, the prize may be awarded to a new randomly drawn winner, at the Sponsors’ sole discretion.
9. Sponsors’ Use of Submissions:
For Entrants: Tweeting/posting a Submission with the hashtags “#BuddySmile” and “#Giveaway” constitutes entrant’s consent to give the Sponsors a royalty-free, irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive license to use, reproduce, modify, publish, create derivative works from, and display such submissions in whole or in part, on a worldwide basis, and to incorporate it into other works, in any form, media or technology now known or later developed, including for promotional or marketing purposes. If requested, entrant will sign any documentation required for the Sponsors or their designees to make use of the non-exclusive rights entrant is granting to use the Submission.
For Winners: Without limiting the generality of these Official Rules, each winner shall irrevocably grant, transfer, convey and assign to the Sponsors the entirety of the rights in and to the Submission and all renewals and extensions of copyright, and the right to secure copyright registrations thereto in perpetuity including, without limitation, the rights to use the Submission for any and all purposes in any and all media whether now known or hereafter developed, on a worldwide basis, in perpetuity. Each winner accepts and acknowledges that the Sponsors shall not be obligated to use the Submission and that the Sponsors in their sole discretion shall have the right to refrain from using the Submission. Sponsors shall not incur any liability whatsoever to the extent the Sponsors chooses to refrain from any exploitation of their rights hereunder. Each winner will indemnify the Sponsors, Released Parties (as defined in Section 11, below) and any licensee of the Sponsors against all claims, damages, liabilities, and expenses (including reasonable counsel fees and legal expenses) arising out of any breach of these terms.
TWO (2) GIVEAWAY WINNERS: Will each receive 4 tickets to the 7:30 pm performance of Elf – The Musical at the Ordway Center for the Performing Arts in St. Paul, MN on December 30, 2018. Prizes are non-transferable and no substitution will be made except as provided herein at the Sponsors’ sole discretion. The tickets will be for seats in Price Level 2 or 3 and are subject to availability. The Sponsors reserves the right to substitute the prize (or a component thereof) for one of equal or greater value if the designated prize should become unavailable for any reason. Winners are responsible for all taxes and fees associated with prize receipt and/or use. The total cash value of all prizes is approximately $600 to $700.
By receipt of any prize, each winner agrees to release and hold harmless the Sponsors, Facebook, Inc, Instagram, LLC, Twitter, Inc., and their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, suppliers, distributors, advertising/promotion agencies, and prize suppliers, and each of their respective parent companies and each such company’s officers, directors, employees and agents (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from and against any claim or cause of action, including, but not limited to, personal injury, death, or damage to or loss of property, arising out of participation in the Giveaway or receipt or use or misuse of any prize, including any related travel.
Acceptance of any prize shall constitute and signify each winner’s agreement and consent that Sponsors and their designees may use the winner’s name, city, state, likeness, photo, Submission, and/or prize information in connection with the Giveaway for promotional, advertising or other purposes, worldwide, in any and all media now known or hereafter devised, including the Internet, without limitation and without further payment, notification, permission or other consideration, except where prohibited by law.
13. General Conditions:
The Sponsors reserves the right to cancel, suspend and/or modify the Giveaway, or any part of it, if any fraud, technical failures, human error or any other factor impairs the integrity or proper functioning of the Giveaway, as determined by the Sponsors in their sole discretion. If terminated, the Sponsors may, in their sole discretion, determine the winners from among all non-suspect, eligible Submissions received up to time of such action using the judging procedure outlined above. The Sponsors, in their sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the Submission process or the operation of the Giveaway or to be acting in violation of the Official Rules of this or any other promotion or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner and void all associated Submissions. Any attempt by any person to deliberately undermine the legitimate operation of the Giveaway may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, the Sponsors reserve the right to seek damages and other remedies (including attorneys’ fees) from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. The Sponsors’ failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.
14. Limitations of Liability:
Released Parties are not responsible for: (1) any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by entrant, printing, typographical or other errors or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Giveaway; (2) technical failures of any kind, including, but not limited to malfunctions, interruptions, or disconnections in phone lines or network hardware or software; (3) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the Submission process or the Giveaway; (4) printing, typographical, technical, computer, network or human error which may occur in the administration of the Giveaway, the uploading, the processing or judging of Submissions, the announcement of the prizes or in any Giveaway-related materials; (5) late, lost, undeliverable, damaged or stolen mail; or (6) any injury or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrant’s participation in the Giveaway or receipt or use or misuse of any prize (including any travel/activity related thereto). Released Parties are not responsible for misdirected or undeliverable Submissions or for any technical problems, malfunctions of computer systems, servers, providers, hardware/software, lost or unavailable network connections or failed, incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmission or any combination thereof. Released Parties are not responsible for any unauthorized third-party use of any Submission.
Except where prohibited, each entrant agrees that: (1) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Giveaway or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, will be venued in Hennepin County, Minnesota; 2) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Giveaway, but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (3) under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, indirect, punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased.
17. Winner List:
The winner(s) will be posted below after winner confirmation is complete.
- Winner 1 –
- Winner 2 –
This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook, Inc., Twitter, Inc. or Instagram LLC. You understand that you are providing your information to the Sponsors, and not to Twitter, Instagram or Facebook.