Visit Quad Cities – The QC Weekend Getaway Rules
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. OPEN ONLY TO ELIGIBLE RESIDENTS OF THE FIFTY (50) UNITED STATES OR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA WHO, AS OF THE TIME OF ENTRY ARE AT LEAST EIGHTEEN (18) YEARS OLD.
THE VISIT QUAD CITIES THE QC WEEKEND GETAWAY CONTEST (THE “Contest”) IS VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW AND IS SUBJECT TO ALL APPLICABLE FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS.
SPONSOR: The The QC Weekend Getaway Contest is sponsored by Visit Quad Cities, 1601 River Drive, Suite 110 Moline, Illinois 61265; phone # 800-747-7800.
Any contest or giveaway run by Visit Quad Cities is in no way sponsored, endorsed, or administered by Facebook or any third-party social platform. Any questions, comments or complaints about the current Visit Quad Cities – The QC Weekend Getaway Contest will be directed to Visit Quad Cities.
HOW TO ENTER: NO PURCHASE NECESSARY AND NO ENTRY FEE, PAYMENT OR PROOF OF PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO PARTICIPATE.
Entry Method 1: Text
Entry Method 2: Online
Entry Method 3: Mail-in
For the third method of entry, legibly hand print your full name, your complete valid postal address (including zip code), date of birth, telephone number, and valid e-mail address on a 3 1⁄2” x 5” card and mail it, in a #10 envelope with proper postage affixed, to: Visit Quad Cities
Attention: The QC Weekend Getaway Contest 1601 River Drive, Suite 110 Moline, Illinois 61265
Maximum one (1) entry card will be accepted per stamped outer mailing envelope. Mail-in entries must be postmarked by the last day of the Entry Period and received by September 5, 2021 (“Mail- in Entry Deadline”). Postcards not received by the Mail-in Entry Deadline will be disqualified. The Visit Quad Cities Parties assume no responsibility for lost, late, incomplete, stolen, misdirected, illegible or postage-due entries or mail, all of which will be void. No mechanically reproduced entries permitted. All entries become the property of Visit Quad Cities, and none will be acknowledged or returned. Proof of mailing does not constitute proof of delivery.
ELIGIBILITY: By participating in the Contest, you agree to be fully and unconditionally bound by these Rules, and you represent and warrant that you meet the eligibility requirements set forth herein. In addition, you agree to accept the decisions of Visit Quad Cities as final and binding as it relates to the Contest.
You must be 18 years of age or older at time of entry to be eligible for the Contest and a resident of one of the fifty (50) United States or District of Columbia.
Employees of Visit Quad Cities, its parent, affiliates, subsidiaries, and promotional agencies, and immediate family members of each (spouse, parent, child, sibling, and their respective spouses, regardless of where they live) or persons living in the same households of such employees, whether related or not, are not eligible.
ENTRY PERIOD: The Contest begins on Wednesday, Aug 25, 2021, at 12:00 AM CST and ends on Sunday, September 12, 2021, at 11:59 pm CST. Visit Quad Cities computer clock is the official timekeeping device of the Contest.
PRIZE: One (1) winner will receive a
- Overnight at Hyatt House | Hyatt Place Quad Cities
- $50 to Thunder Bay Grille
- $25 Bayside Bistro
- 4 tickets to the Figge Art Museum
- 4 tickets to the Putnam Museum & Science Center
- 2 tickets to Blues Fest (Sept. 17-18)
ODDS OF WINNING: This is a game of chance. The odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible entries received.
WINNER SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION: The winner of the Contest will be announced by September 13, 2021. Due to the number of entries, only the winner will be notified. The winner will be notified by phone and e-mail at the phone number and email address provided on the potential winner’s entry.
The potential winner’s right to receive the prize is subject to verification of eligibility, including verification of age and residency. Visit Quad Cities also reserves the right to conduct a background check on any potential winner and reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any person and revoke any prize award based on the results of such background check if Visit Quad Cities determines in its sole discretion that the award of a prize or prize-related benefits to such person might reflect negatively on Visit Quad Cities or any other Visit Quad Cities Parties or create an unacceptable security or liability risk.
If a potential winner is determined to be ineligible, is otherwise disqualified by Visit Quad Cities, or does not respond to Visit Quad Cities first attempted notification within 48 hours, Visit Quad Cities reserves the right to disqualify that potential winner and, if time permits, select an alternate potential winner in a random drawing from among all remaining eligible entries. If a potential winner is disqualified and there is no time reasonably to select a substitute winner, Visit Quad Cities reserves the right not to select a substitute winner and to retain the related prize package.
PUBLICITY: Except where prohibited, by entering any contest, you agree that Visit Quad Cities, anyone acting on behalf of Visit Quad Cities, or its respective licensees, successors and assigns will have the right, where permitted by law, without any further notice, review or consent to print, publish, broadcast, distribute, and use, worldwide in any media now known or hereafter in perpetuity and throughout the world, your entry, including, without limitation, the entry itself and the winner’s name, biographical information, portrait, picture, voice, likeness, image or statements made by the winner about the Contest, as news, publicity or information and for trade, advertising, public relations and promotional purposes without any further compensation to the winner.
LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY: By entering the Contest, you agree to release and hold harmless Visit Quad Cities and its subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers and directors (collectively, the “Visit Quad Cities Parties”) from any liability, illness, injury, death, loss, litigation, claim or damage that may occur, directly or indirectly, whether caused by negligence or not, from (i) your participation in the Contest and/or your acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of any prize or any portion thereof, (ii) technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to the malfunctioning of any computer, cable, network, hardware or software; (iii) the unavailability or inaccessibility of any transmissions or telephone or Internet service; (iv) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Visit Quad Cities Contest; or (v) electronic or human error which may occur in the administration of the Contest or the processing of entries, including, without limitation, incorrect, delayed or inaccurate transmission, winner notifications, prize claims or other information or communications relating to the Contest, or the failure to capture or transmit any such information or any errors in these Rules. In the event of any ambiguity or error(s) in these Rules, Visit Quad Cities reserves the right to clarify or modify these Rules however it deems appropriate to correct any such ambiguity or error(s). If due to an error or for any other reason, more legitimate prize claims are received than the number of prizes stated in these Rules, Visit Quad Cities reserves the right to award only one (1) prize from a random drawing from among all eligible claimants. In no event will more than the stated number of prizes (i.e., one prize package) be awarded.
LEGAL WARNING: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN INDIVIDUAL, WHETHER OR NOT A PARTICIPANT, TO DELIBERATELY UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS, AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, VISIT QUAD CITIES RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES AND PURSUE ALL OTHER REMEDIES AGAINST ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
Visit Quad Cities may prohibit an entrant from participating in the Contest or winning the prize if, in its sole discretion, it determines that said entrant is attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the promotion by cheating, deception, or other unfair playing practices (including the use of automated quick entry programs) or intending to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other entrants or any Visit Quad Cities Parties.
YOU ALSO AGREE THAT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW: (I) UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL YOU BE PERMITTED TO OBTAIN ANY AWARD FOR, AND YOU HEREBY KNOWINGLY AND EXPRESSLY WAIVE ALL RIGHT TO SEEK, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR SPECIAL DAMAGES, LOST PROFITS AND/OR ANY OTHER DAMAGES, AND/OR ANY RIGHT TO HAVE DAMAGES MULTIPLIED OR OTHERWISE INCREASED, IN ANY ACTION ARISING OUT OF OR CONNECTED WITH THE CONTEST OR ANY PRIZE AWARDED; AND (II) YOUR REMEDIES ARE LIMITED TO A CLAIM FOR YOUR OUT-OF-POCKET EXPENSES OF PARTICIPATION IN THE Contest (IF ANY).
VISIT QUAD CITIES RESERVATION OF RIGHTS: If the Contest is not capable of running or being fulfilled as planned for any reason, including without limitation, as a result of war, natural disasters or weather events, labor strikes, acts of terrorism, pandemic infection, or other force majeure event or infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct and fulfillment of the Contest, Visit Quad Cities reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to modify, suspend, or cancel the Contest. In the event of cancellation, Visit Quad Cities reserves the right to select a winner from a random drawing from among all non-suspect, eligible entries received as of the date of cancellation.
To unsubscribe from Visit Quad Cities commercial e-mail lists, use the unsubscribe link in any commercial e-mail message you receive.
Receipt of commercial communications from Visit Quad Cities, including the receipt of any text messages or commercial e-mail messages, is not a requirement to participate in this Contest and will not affect your eligibility to win.
WINNER LIST: For the name of the winner, send an email to email@example.com with “The QC Weekend Getaway Contest Winner List” in the subject line. Requests must be received no later than sixty (60) days after the end of the entry period.