Contest Rules

Destination Tampa Bay Best Dining Destination Giveaway

Official Rules and Regulations

NO PURCHASE OR ONLINE ACCESS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. Participation constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these Official Rules.

ELIGIBILITY: Open to individuals who are legal residents of the United States or Canada who are 18 years of age or over as of the date of entry. For purposes of these Official Rules all times are Eastern Daylight Saving Time (EDST). Employees or agents of Destination Publications, LLC and their respective parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries advertising promotional agencies and the members of their immediate families or those persons living in the same household of such individuals are ineligible to enter or win. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. Void where prohibited by law.

ENTRIES: There are four ways to enter the “Experience Dunedin” Giveaway.
(1) Dine at a participating Dunedin Restaurant Week restaurant and fill out an entry form. Enter each time you visit a Participating Restaurant.

(2) Purchase tickets for Taste of Dunedin at the official ticket sales booth in Pioneer Park on Sunday, Sept. 14. One registration per ticket purchase.

(3) Online: Complete the online entry form in its entirety and click on the Register button.

(4) By mail: Legibly hand print on card the words DUNEDIN RESTAURANT WEEK GIVEAWAY along with your name, address, email address, date of birth, and telephone number and mail the entry to. Sweepstakes, BMW Marketing Consultants, P.O. Box 1063, Safety Harbor, FL 34695. No mechanically reproduced mail in entries will be accepted.
No mechanically reproduced mail in entries will be accepted. Online and mail entries are limited to one entry per person. Winners will be selected at the Finale party following the event. Winner need not be present. He or she must use the prize within six months after receiving notification or prize will become void.

DISCLAIMER: BMW Marketing Consultants, LLC, and its agencies are not responsible for lost interrupted or unavailable network server or other connections, miscommunications, failed phone or computer hardware or software, telephone transmissions or technical failures garbled or jumbled transmissions or other errors of any kind, whether human mechanical or electronic; including without limitation the incorrect or inaccurate capture of entry information online or for lost late incomplete damaged destroyed delayed stolen misdirected or illegible entries. Entry materials data that have been tampered with or altered are void. Duplicate entries will be disqualified. Once submitted, entries become the sole property of the Sponsor and will not be returned. In case of dispute as to identity of winner such entry will be declared made by the registered user of the email account at the time the entry was submitted, and if prize is won and such registered user is valid entrant. The prize will be awarded to such registered user.

PRIZES: There will be one grand prize winner. The winner and a guest will receive an opportunity to “Experience Dunedin” during a three-day, two-night period. (see Vote and Win for details.) No alternative prize, cash or other substitution is permitted except by the Sponsor in the event of prize unavailability. Additional prizes and restaurant gift certificates will be awarded as available and provided by Dunedin Merchants. All federal, state, provincial and local taxes are the sole responsibility of the winner.

WINNERS: Selection of Winner. The grand prize winner will be determined by a drawing during the Finale Party after Dunedin Restaurant Week. Winner need not be present to win. All decisions of the Sponsor are final and binding. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received. The winner will be notified by email or U. S. mail within days of the end of the contest. Winner will have 15 days from notification to accept the prize by email to mail address or by U. S. mail to the address specified in the notification. The Sponsor is not responsible for and shall not be liable for any late, lost or misdirected notification or for winner’s unsuccessful efforts to claim any prize. Winner may be required to sign and return release of liability declaration of eligibility and where lawful publicity consent agreement all within days of acknowledged notification. By accepting and or using prize the winner agrees to the use of his her name voice and or likeness for the purpose of advertising trade or promotion without further compensation unless prohibited by law. If selected winner cannot be contacted is ineligible fails to claim prize or fails to timely return the completed and executed declaration and releases as required prize may be forfeited and an alternate winner will be selected. In the event of dispute regarding who submitted an online entry the entry will be deemed submitted by the authorized account holder of the email account.

GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS: By entering, each participant agrees to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor which shall be final. Every participant is automatically enrolled in Sponsor’s “Stay Informed” contact list. Contest date runs from i2 noon on September 14, 2014 to 12 midnight on September 21, 2014. Sponsor agents and representatives of Sponsor its parent companies affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising promotion and fulfillment agencies, and legal advisors are not responsible for and shall not be liable for late lost delayed damaged misdirected incomplete illegible unintelligible or postage due entries; telephone electronic hardware or software program network Internet or computer malfunctions failures or difficulties of any kind; failed incomplete garbled or delayed computer transmissions; any condition caused by events beyond the control of the Sponsor that may cause the Sweepstakes to be disrupted or corrupted; any injuries losses or damages of any kind arising in connection with or as result of the prize or acceptance possession or use of the prize or from participation in the Sweepstakes; or any printing or typographical errors in any materials associated with the Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to suspend or cancel Sweepstakes at any time if computer virus bug or other technical problem corrupts the administration security or proper play of the Sweepstakes. By participating in the Sweepstakes each participant agrees to release and hold Sponsor and the employees officers directors shareholders agents representatives of Sponsor its parent companies affiliates subsidiaries advertising promotion and fulfillment agencies and legal advisors harmless from any and all losses, damages, rights, claims and actions of any kind in connection with the Sweepstakes or resulting from acceptance possession or use of any prize including without limitation personal injury death and property damage and claims based on publicity rights defamation or invasion of privacy.

RESOLUTION OF DISPUTES: Any and all disputes and claims relating to this contest shall be resolved by binding arbitration by single arbitrator selected by Circuit Court judge of the State of state or province. State or province law shall apply to the resolution award enforcement and collection relating to any dispute or claim. Each party shall pay one half of the costs of the arbitration. The dispute and claims and arbitration proceedings shall at all times be kept confidential, except to the extent necessary to enforce or collect the arbitration award.