Life Is Waiting Contest Rules

BendBroadband Life is Waiting Contest Official Rules:


Participation constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these Official Rules. The BendBroadband Life is Waiting Contest begins at 12:01 a.m., Central Standard Time (“CST”) on March 1, 2017 and ends at 1:59 a.m., (“CST”) March 22, 2017 (“BendBroadband Life is Waiting Contest Period”). The BendBroadband Life is Waiting Contest is sponsored by TDS Telecommunications Corporation, 525 Junction Rd., Madison, WI 53717 (the “Sponsor”).

ELIGIBILITY: The BendBroadband Life is Waiting Contest is open to all legal residents and businesses in Central Oregon and are at least 18 years of age or older as of March 1, 2017. Employees, officers, and directors (including immediate family members and members of the same household) of the Sponsor, its parent company, subsidiaries, affiliates, retailers, distributors, advertising and promotion agencies, prize suppliers, and any other entities directly associated with The BendBroadband Life is Waiting Contest (collectively, “Released Parties”), are also not eligible to participate. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. Void where prohibited.

HOW TO ENTER: Post a photo of something you love to do in the comments section, tell us a little bit about and add the hashtag #lifeiswaiting.  Entrants must also agree to be featured on the BendBroadband Facebook page.

ENTRIES: The submission of an entry is solely the responsibility of the entrant. Entries may only be made according to the methods described above. Entries which are fraudulent, unintelligible, incomplete, garbled or otherwise do not conform to the requirements of these Official Rules and will be disqualified. All entries become the property of Sponsor and none will be acknowledged or returned.

PRIZES: Bend, OR Downtown Bucks.  Prize substitutions will not be allowed; No exchange for cash will be permitted and no refunds are allowed.

WINNER SELECTION: There will be one grand prize winner and three winners selected on March 23, 2017. Winners will be notified via Facebook direct message and must provide name and mailing address at that time. Grand prize winner will be awarded $200 Downtown Bucks.  Each of the other three winners will be awarded $100 Downtown Bucks.  Prizes will be mailed no later than March 31, 2017. Winners will also be featured on the BendBroadband Facebook page for the following week.

GENERAL CONDITIONS: By entering the Contest, participants agree to these Official Rules (which are subject to change without notice) and the decisions of Sponsor. All decisions of the Sponsor with respect to any and all aspects of the Sweepstakes are final and binding, without right of appeal. Sponsor, its respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates and the officers, directors, agents and employees of any of the foregoing entities are not responsible or liable for: any condition caused by events beyond the control of the Sponsor which may cause the Contest to be disrupted or corrupted; any losses, damages, or any injuries caused directly or indirectly by the acceptance or use of the prize or from participation in the Contest; any printing or typographical errors in any materials associated with the Contest. Sponsor may disqualify any participants at their sole discretion if any participants show a disregard for the Contest or Official Rules, or if participants act: (a) in a manner they determine to be not fair or equitable; (b) with an intent to annoy, threaten or harass any other entrant or the Sponsor; or (c) in any other disruptive manner.  The names, addresses and any other personal information which may be obtained from the Contest participants in connection with the Contest (the “Participants’ Information”) will be used in connection with the administration of the Contest, including without limitation for the purpose of selecting and contacting the winners and where required by applicable law, posting the names and addresses of the winners.

By entering this Contest, entrant agrees to release and hold harmless, Sponsor, and any promotional partners, each of their related companies, and each of their respective officers, directors, employees, and agents (collectively the “Released Parties”) from and against any losses, damages, rights, claim or cause of action of any kind arising, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, out of participation in the Contest or resulting directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, use or misuse of any prize or resulting directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, use or misuse of the benefit of any prize awarded in connection with the Contest, including without limitation personal injury, death, and/or property damage, as well as claims based on publicity rights, defamation, and/or invasion of privacy. The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws.

INTERNET LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY: If for any reason this BendBroadband Life is Waiting Contest is not capable of running as planned due to infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of the Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this BendBroadband Life is Waiting Contest, the Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process, and to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the BendBroadband Life is Waiting Contest in whole or in part, at any time, without notice and award the prizes using all non-suspect eligible entries received as of, or after (if applicable) this cancellation, termination, modification or suspension date, or in any manner that is fair and equitable. Sponsor assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries. Sponsor is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or telephone lines, computer on-line systems, servers, or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any e-mail or entry to be received by Sponsor on account of technical problems, human error or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any Website, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to participant’s or any other person’s computer relating to or resulting from participation in this BendBroadband Life is Waiting Contest or downloading any materials in this BendBroadband Life is Waiting Contest. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE TDS TV SUMMER GIVEAWAY IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES OR OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON (S) RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ATTEMPT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. In the event of a dispute as to the identity of a winner based on an e-mail address, the winning entry will be declared by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at time of entry. “Authorized account holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, on-line service provider or other organization (e.g., business, educational, institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address.

TERMS & CONDITIONS: This BendBroadband Life is Waiting Contest is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws. By entering the BendBroadband Life is Waiting Contest, entrants agree to release, discharge, indemnify and hold harmless the Released Parties, and each of their respective directors, officers, employees, shareholders and agents from any and all liability, loss, damage or injuries to any person (including death) or property of any kind sustained in connection with their participation in the BendBroadband Life is Waiting Contest or from their acceptance, receipt, possession and/or use or misuse of the prize, or for any typographical or other error in the printing, offering or announcement of the prize. Entrants further acknowledge that said parties have neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation or guarantee express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to the prize, including, but not limited to, its quality or fitness for a particular purpose. Any person attempting to defraud or in any way tamper with the BendBroadband Life is Waiting Contest mechanics and/or implementation will be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law. By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the BendBroadband Life is Waiting Contest Administrator, and waive any right to claim ambiguity in the BendBroadband Life is Waiting Contest or these Official Rules. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any entrant that Sponsor determines, in its sole discretion, violates these Official Rules. This BendBroadband Life is Waiting Contest is void where prohibited.

DISPUTES:  Except where prohibited, you agree that any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, the BendBroadband Life is Waiting Contest or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate court located in the State of Wisconsin. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, your rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of Sponsor in connection with the BendBroadband Life is Waiting Contest, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Wisconsin, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Wisconsin or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Wisconsin.

WINNERS LIST REQUESTS: To request confirmation of the name and address of the winners, please send a self-addressed, stamped business-sized envelope by September 15, 2017, to: TDS Telecom, Attn: Commercial Marketing, 525 Junction Rd, Madison, WI 53717.

SPONSOR: Sweepstakes offered by TDS Telecommunications Corporation, 525 Junction Road, Madison Wisconsin, 53717.

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