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Contest Rules


Promotion Description: The “Back to Basics Registration Giveaway” (Sweepstakes) will run for six weeks prior to the Back to Basics event (the Promotion Period).  There will be three (3) weekly or bi-weekly prize drawings during the Promotion Period. Participants may enter the giveaway by “liking” or “sharing” a Back to Basics Facebook post from Happy Dancing Turtle (Sponsor). Participants can increase their odds of winning by “liking” or “sharing” multiple posts, as each Facebook interaction will result in an entry into the Sweepstakes. By participating in the Sweepstakes, each entrant unconditionally accepts and agrees to comply with and abide by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which shall be final and binding in all respects. Sponsor is responsible for the collection, submission or processing of Entries and the overall administration of the giveaway. Entrants should look solely to Sponsor with any questions, comments or problems related to the Sweepstakes.

Sponsor: The Sweepstakes is sponsored by Happy Dancing Turtle, located at 2331 Dancing Wind Road SW, Suite 1, Pine River, MN 56474.

Eligibility: The Sweepstakes is open to all legal residents of the states of Minnesota, North Dakota, and Wisconsin who are at least eighteen (18) years old at the time of entry.  Void where prohibited by law. Employees of Happy Dancing Turtle, and their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates and advertising and promotion agencies, as well as the immediate family (spouses, parents, siblings, and children) and household members of each employee are not eligible to enter the Sweepstakes or win a prize.

Promotion Period: The Sweepstakes will run for 6 weeks prior to the start of the Back to Basics event (Promotional Period). We will have weekly or bi-weekly prize drawings from the Entries that have been submitted from the time of the last prize drawing. The Sweepstakes Entries that are submitted before or after the Sweepstakes period will be disqualified. Submissions will be accepted for the duration of the Sweepstakes using the following method: online entry through Facebook by “liking” a Back to Basics post.

Winner Selection:  The winner of the Sweepstakes will be selected in a random drawing from among all the eligible Entries received throughout the Promotion Period. There will be a random weekly or bi-weekly drawing from the new entries received since the last prize drawing. Drawings will be conducted approximately one (1) hour after 12:00pm on the bi-weekly Fridays. Eligible Entries for the drawing on those dates must be in before 12:00pm on said Friday. The drawing will be conducted by the Sponsor, whose decisions are final. Winner will be notified by a Facebook message immediately after the random drawing.

Prizes: Three (3) winners will receive a free, Back to Basics Registration (ARP $30).  This registration includes a full day of workshops (4), keynote speaker, lunch, and access to the vendor/exhibitor area during our annual Back to Basics event. Only one (1) prize per person and per household will be awarded. Prizes cannot be transferred, redeemed for cash, or substituted by winner. The ARP of the prize represents the Sponsor’s good faith determination. That determination is final and binding and cannot be appealed.  Restrictions, conditions, and limitations may apply. The Sponsor will award the prize.  Failure to comply with the Official Rules will result in forfeiture of the prize. 

Entries: Participants may enter by “liking” or “sharing” any Facebook post from the Sponsor related to Back to Basics.  Each “like” or “share” will give the participant a chance to win. Automated or robotic Entries submitted by individuals or organizations will be disqualified. Internet entry must be made by the entrant. Any attempt by an entrant to obtain more than the stated number of Entries by using multiple/different email addresses, identities, registrations, logins or any other methods, including but not limited to, commercial contest/sweepstakes subscription notification and/or entering services, will void that entrant’s Entries and that entrant may be disqualified. Final eligibility for the award of any prize is subject to eligibility verification as set for below. All Entries must be posted by the end of the Promotion Period in order to participate. Sponsor’s database clock will be the official timekeeper for the Sweepstakes.

Privacy: All entrants acknowledge that if they are chosen as the winner, certain pieces of their personal identifying information may be disclosed to third parties at least as required by law, including, without limitation, on a winner’s list.  All personal information submitted as part of the Sweepstakes may be used by the Sponsor, including a Facebook post regarding winners of the Sweepstakes.

Limitation of Liability: Sponsor is not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by website users or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes or by any technical or human error, which may occur in the processing of submissions in the Sweepstakes. Sponsor assumes no responsibility for any misdirected or lost mail, or any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay of 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 lines, computer online systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of email or players on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website or combination thereof, including injury or damage to entrant's or any other person's computer related to or resulting from participating downloading materials in the Sweepstakes. If, for any reason, the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes, then Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes. In such event, Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, perform the random drawing from among all eligible Entries received prior to or after such cancellation, suspension, or modification.

In the event of a dispute concerning who registered online to participate in the Sweepstakes, the registration will be declared to have been made by the authorized account holder is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an email address by an internet provider, online service provider, or other organization (e.g., business, education institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address. A potential winner may be requested to provide Sponsor with proof that the potential winner is the authorized account holder of the email address. If a dispute cannot be resolved to Sponsor's satisfaction, the entry will be deemed ineligible.

Winner's List: To obtain a copy of any legally required winners list or a copy of the Official Rules, send the applicable request and a self-addresses, stamped envelope to Happy Dancing Turtle cc: Back to Basics Registration Giveaway at 2331 Dancing Wind Road SW, Pine River, MN 56474. Request must be received no later than 6 months for the name of the winner and, by the end of the promotion, for a copy of the rules.

Facebook disclaimer: By entering, Entrants understand that they are providing their information to the Sponsor and not to Facebook. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook.

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