The Ultimate Wauwatosa Getaway Official Rules


1. Agreement to the Official Rules: By participating in the Sweepstakes, all entrants fully and unconditionally agree to and accept these Official Rules and the Sponsor’s decisions, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes. Winning the prizes (described below) is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein. 2. Entry: To enter, visit www.visitmilwaukee.org/ultimatewauwatosagetaway and complete all required fields in the entry form. Sweepstakes begins at 9 a.m. Central Time (“CT”) on November 1, 2021 and ends at 5 p.m. CT on December 17, 2021. Entrants are limited to one (1) self-submitted entry. No automatic, programmed, robotic or similar means of entry are permitted. 3. Eligibility: This Sweepstakes is only open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia, who are 21 years of age or older at the time of entry. Agents and employees of the sponsor, sweepstakes affiliates, and their respective affiliates, officers, distributors, agencies, and prize suppliers, and their immediate family members and persons residing in the same household of such employees are not eligible to enter or win. 4. Drawing: Sponsor will select five (5) winners at random on or about 12/20/21. Entrants need not be present to win. Potential winner will be notified using the contact information provided in the entry form. If any prize notification is returned as undeliverable, or if winner does not respond to notification within 48 hours of the date of notification, prize will be forfeited, and an alternate winner may be selected. If winner cannot redeem prize for any reason, all prizes will be forfeited, and no other reward or compensation will be provided. Except where prohibited by law, potential winner will be required to complete, sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility/Ownership/Liability Release and Publicity Release (the “Affidavit”) and a Form W-9 Request for Taxpayer Identification Number and Certification. Affidavit and Form W-9 must be returned within five (5) days from the prize notification email or prize may be forfeited and an alternate winner may be selected. 5. Prize/Odds: Sponsor will award one (1) prize. The winner will be selected at random to win the prize package listed below: a. 1 - $500 Gift Card to a Wauwatosa Hotel
b. 1- $500 Visa Gift Card for Transportation c. 1- $600 in Gift Cards for Dining in Wauwatosa d. 1- $400 in Gift Cards for Shopping in Wauwatosa Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received. No purchase necessary. Black-out dates may apply. Approximate value of the prize package is $2,000. Actual value may differ from this approximate value. The prize package is nontransferable. Prizes are awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied by Sponsor. Winner may not substitute, assign or transfer a prize or redeem a prize for cash, but Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to substitute a prize (or portion thereof) with one of comparable or greater value. All prize details are in Sponsor’s sole discretion. All costs and expenses associated with Prize acceptance and use not specified herein as being provided are the sole responsibility of Winners. Sponsor will not be responsible for any loss, liability or damage arising out of the winner’s acceptance or use of the prize. Gift cards are subject to gift card issuer’s terms and conditions. 6. Taxes/Fees: Winner is responsible for all taxes on prizes and expenses, including, without limitation, federal, state and local sales, and income taxes, luxury taxes and any other costs incurred in claiming or using the prize. Unclaimed prizes may not be awarded. 7. General: Sweepstakes is subject to applicable federal, state and local laws. Entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules, which are final and binding in all respects. By entering this Sweepstakes, entrants expressly acknowledge that these Official Rules have been drafted in the English language, and that any translation prepared for any reason will be of no legal effect and the English version of these Official Rules shall govern any dispute. By entering this Sweepstakes, entrants agree to allow Sponsor and sweepstakes affiliates to use contestant’s email address for promotional purposes and consent to receiving emails from Sponsor and sweepstakes affiliates. Entrants will be given a chance to unsubscribe from email communications when receiving promotional emails from Sponsor and sweepstakes affiliates. By participating, contestant releases Sponsor, its sweepstakes affiliates, and their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries and agencies and their directors, officers, employees and agents from any and all liability for any injury, illness, death, loss, litigation, tax liability or damage of any kind arising from contestant’s participation in this Sweepstakes, and/or resulting from entrant’s acceptance, possession, use or misuse of the prize. Except where prohibited by law, acceptance of the prize constitutes and signifies winner’s consent that Sponsor, and/or its agents may use winner’s entry, name, address (city and state only), prize information, and/or likeness for promotional purposes in any media now existing or hereinafter devised, without additional compensation. Subject to all federal, state and local laws and regulations. Sponsor is not responsible for: (1) late, delayed, incomplete, destroyed, garbled, or incomplete entries, (2) incorrect or inaccurate entries; (3) any human error, technical malfunctions, or lost-delayed data transmission; (4) any omission, interruption, deletion, defect, or line failures of any telephone network, computer equipment, or software; or (5) inability to access any website or online service, or any other error or malfunction. Sponsor reserves the right to: (i) disqualify from this or any Sweepstakes it sponsors, now or in the future, any person it finds, in its sole discretion, has intentionally violated these Official Rules, tampered with the entry process, the operation of the Sweepstakes or Website, or any other aspect of this Sweepstakes; and (ii) cancel or suspend the Sweepstakes in its entirety should tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures or other causes beyond Sponsor’s control corrupt the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper play of the Sweepstakes. Information collected from entrants is subject to Sponsor’s privacy policy available on www.visitmilwaukee.org. 8. WARNING: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT OR ANY OTHER PERSON TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS; AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, VISIT MILWAUKEE RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK REMEDIES AND DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS’ FEES) FROM ANY SUCH ENTRANT OR OTHER PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, INCLUDING SEEKING CRIMINAL PROSECUTION. 9. DISPUTES: Except where prohibited, each entrant agrees that any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, the Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the state or federal courts located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, entrants’ rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of the Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of Wisconsin, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules, which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than Wisconsin. 10. WINNER ANNOUNCEMENT: To obtain a copy of the winner list or a copy of the Official Rules, send your request and a self-addressed stamped envelope by 12/17/21 to VISIT Milwaukee, Attn: Marketing Department, 648 N. Plankinton Ave., Suite 220, Milwaukee, WI, 53203. SPONSOR: The Sweepstakes is sponsored by VISIT Milwaukee, 648 N. Plankinton Ave., Suite 220, Milwaukee, WI, 53203.