Going Public CTA Giveaway: Official rules

  • RedEye's mobile app shows restaurants and bars near your current location or any bus or train stop. Which bus route and stop are we nearby?Read the official contest rules here.
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January 11, 2012|RedEye


The RedEye Going Public CTA Giveaway ("Contest") starts at 10:00 AM (CT) on Wednesday, January 11, 2012 and ends at 11:59 PM (CT) on Tuesday, January 17, 2012 ("Contest Period"). This Contest shall be subject to these Official Rules, and by entering, each entrant agrees to abide and be bound by these rules and the decisions of the judges and Sponsor.

1)    Eligibility: This Contest is open to legal U.S. residents residing in the Illinois counties of Cook, Lake, McHenry, Kane, DuPage or Will who are 18 years and older as of the first day of the Contest Period. Employees (and their immediate household or family members (defined as spouse, parents, siblings or children) or household members (whether or not related)) of RedEye Chicago ("Sponsor") and of its parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising agencies, prize providers, and/or public relations companies associated with this Contest, are not eligible to participate. Employees of other media companies including all radio or television stations, and members of the immediate family of any such persons are not eligible to participate and win. A potential winner may be requested to provide proof that all eligibility requirements are met as well as proof of ownership of the email address associated with the winning entry. Void where prohibited and outside the above-listed counties. This Contest shall be governed and enforced pursuant to Illinois law, excluding choice of law provisions.

2)    How to Enter: This Contest is divided into four daily entry periods (each a "Daily Entry Period"). The Daily Entry Periods are as follows: Daily Entry Period 1 from 10:00 AM (CT) to 11:59 PM (CT) on January 11, 2012; Daily Entry Period 2 from 10:00 AM (CT) to 11:59 PM (CT) on January 13, 2012; Daily Entry Period 3 from 10:00 AM (CT) to 11:59 PM (CT) on January 16, 2012; Daily Entry Period 4 from 10:00 AM (CT) to 11:59 PM (CT) on January 17, 2012. Entrants must follow RedEye Chicago on Twitter (@RedEyeChicago) for Daily Entry Periods 1 through 3 and Tracy Swartz (@TracySwartz) for Daily Entry Period 4.  @RedEyeChicago will tweet about the Contest at some point during the day during each of Daily Entry Periods 1, 2 and 3. @RedEyeChicago will include a link to the rules and a screen shot from the Bar & Restaurant Finder functionality from the RedEye App that includes bars and restaurants located near a specific bus route for that Daily Entry Period. Entrants are asked to identify the specific bus route near the identified bars and restaurants. @TracySwartz will tweet about the Contest at some time during the day on Daily Entry Period 4. @TracySwartz will include a link to the rules for that Daily Entry Period and will ask her followers to tweet their favorite bus route to her. The RedEye App is free. Limit one entry per person for each Daily Entry Period. Additional entries from the same person will be disqualified. Entrants must use their own names. Incomplete entries will be disqualified, and Sponsor is not responsible for entries that are lost, late, deleted, garbled, corrupted, postage-due, misdelivered, or misdirected. Any attempt by any entrant to obtain more than the stated number of entries using multiple/different Twitter handles, identities, registrations and logins, or any other methods will void such entries and that entrant may be disqualified. Sponsor not responsible for electronic communications that are undeliverable as a result of any form of active or passive filtering of any kind. All received entries become the property of the Sponsor and will not be returned.

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