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Getaway with the Blackhawks Sweepstakes

Posted by Jamie Klinger-Krebs on Jan 14, 2013 3:11:00 PM

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The “Getaway with the Blackhawks” promotion begins January 20th, and each of our Goodwill Store & Donation Centers in Illinois are taking part.

From January 20th, 2013 through March 20th, 2013, fans can enter at any of our Goodwill Store & Donation Centers in Illinois, or by texting “Goodwill” to BHAWKS (242957), to win tickets to highly coveted and sold-out hockey games.

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Grand Prize: 1

  • Lucky Winner gets roundtrip airfare for four (4) to see a Chicago Blackhawks away game
  • 4 Game Tickets
  • 2 rooms for an overnight stay in the team hotel
  • $100 in spending money

Second Prize:

  • 20 Winners receive two (2) 300-Level tickets to a Chicago Blackhawks home game

Third Prize:

  • 40 Winners will be wearing Chicago Blackhawks caps.

Official Contest Rules

Official Rules: Chicago Blackhawks & Goodwill Sweepstakes

No Purchase Necessary

The Chicago Blackhawks & Goodwill Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open to legal U.S. residents 18 years of age or older who reside in the State of Illinois, Wisconsin or Indiana.  Officers, directors, partners, members, shareholders, owners, employees and agents of the Chicago Blackhawk Hockey Team, Inc. (“Chicago Blackhawks”), the National Hockey League and its Member Teams and Goodwill Industries of Metropolitan Chicago (“Goodwill”), each of their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotional agencies, and, their immediate family (spouse, parent, child and sibling and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and household members (whether or not related) are ineligible to participate in the Sweepstakes.

How to Enter
Text “Goodwill” to BHAWKS (242957)* or complete an entry form available at participating Goodwill locations in the Chicagoland area between January 20 - March 20, 2013, while supplies last. One entry per person.  Entries become the property of the Chicago Blackhawks and will not be acknowledged or returned.

Selection of Winners
Winners will be selected by random drawing and will be notified via supplied email address or phone number.  In the event a winner cannot be contacted, declines a prize, or cannot accept a prize at the date and time it is offered, a random drawing will re-occur to replace that person.  Odds of winning will depend upon the total number of eligible entries received.  Purchase will not increase odds of winning. Winners will be required to sign an affidavit of eligibility and a liability and publicity release.  Identity of a winner is subject to verification.                                                                                                                                           

One (1) Grand Prize Winner will receive four (4) roundtrip domestic airline tickets to see a Chicago Blackhawks away game (date of the game to be determined by the Chicago Blackhawks in its sole discretion), two (2) hotel rooms at the Chicago Blackhawks team hotel, four (4) tickets to the away game, and $100 cash per person (up to a maximum of $400). Twenty (20) Second Place Winners will receive two (2) 300-level game tickets to a select Chicago Blackhawks home game (date of the game to be determined by the Chicago Blackhawks in its sole discretion). Forty (40) Third Place Winners will receive one (1) Chicago Blackhawks cap. The approximate retail value (“ARV”) of the Grand Prize is $2,700. The ARV of the Second Place Prize (two 300-level tickets) is $108 for each pair. The ARV of the Third Place Prize (cap) is $30.

Prizes are non-transferable to any other person, including relatives or friends.  Winners are solely responsible for all applicable federal, state and local taxes associated with the prize, transportation to and from airport and the acquisition of all necessary travel documents such as passports and visas, and any other expenses not specifically mentioned herein.  No substitution, cash equivalent or transfer of prize(s) permitted except at the Chicago Blackhawks’ option for a prize of comparable or greater value.  No groups, clubs or organizations may participate in this offer or reproduce or distribute any portion of these rules or entry forms to their members.  A list of the prize winners can be obtained by writing to the Chicago Blackhawks, Corporate Marketing, United Center, 1901 W. Madison St., Chicago, IL 60612 after March 31, 2013 and before May 1, 2013.  One prize per person.  Sponsors are not responsible if any game is delayed or cancelled for reasons beyond their control. By entering, entrant agrees to abide and be bound to these Official Rules and all ticket-holder rules and policies, and to hold harmless and indemnify Goodwill, Chicago Blackhawks, the National Hockey League and its Member Teams, and each of their respective officers, directors, partners, members, shareholders, owners, employees, agents, parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotional agencies against any and all liability, damages or causes of action (however named or described) with respect to or arising out of (i) entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes, and/or (ii) from acceptance, possession, misuse or use of any prize or participation in this Sweepstakes or any Sweepstakes related activity, including but not limited to any travel to, or attendance at, a Chicago Blackhawks game.  Sponsors are not responsible for incomplete, undecipherable, lost, late, damaged, or misdirected entries, misdirected or faulty texts or for any technical problems, incorrect announcements of any kind, and/or hardware or software failures of any kind.  Incomplete entries are void.  Sponsors are not responsible for any human or other error that may occur in the processing of the entries, nor are they responsible for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, or delay in operation or transmission, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or alteration of entries, or for technical, network, telephone, computer hardware or software malfunctions of any kind, or inaccurate transmission of, or failure to receive any entry information on account of technical problems or failures of any wireless or internet service providers, transmission interruptions or failures on the Internet or at any web site or any combination thereof, which may limit a person’s ability to participate in this Sweepstakes or receive communication from Sponsors. Sponsors assume no responsibility for undeliverable text messages resulting from filtration of an entrant’s Wireless or Internet service provider or for insufficient space to receive text or e-mail.  In consideration for being awarded a prize, each prize recipient hereby agrees and consents, without further authorization, compensation or remuneration of any kind, to the use of prize recipient’s name and/or likeness in any and all advertising, promotions and other publicity conducted by Goodwill and/or the Chicago Blackhawks. Sponsors reserve the right in their sole discretion to disqualify any individual feared to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or to be found acting in violation of the Official Rules, or to undermine legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes. In the event Sponsors are prevented from continuing or completing this Sweepstakes, or the integrity and/or feasibility of the Sweepstakes is undermined by any event or cause not reasonably within the Sponsors’ control, Sponsors shall have the right, in their sole discretion, to abbreviate, modify, suspend, cancel or terminate the Sweepstakes without further obligation.  If Sponsors, in their discretion, elect to abbreviate the Sweepstakes, Sponsors reserve the right, but not the obligation, to award the prizes from among all valid and eligible entries received up to the time of such event or cause. Sweepstakes subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations.  Sweepstakes void where prohibited or restricted by law.  Sponsors’ decisions are final.  Sweepstakes is governed by the laws of the state of Illinois. 

Goodwill Industries of Metropolitan Chicago, Inc. • 30 N. Racine Avenue • Suite 230 • Chicago, Illinois 60607       
Chicago Blackhawk Hockey Team, Inc. • 1901 West Madison Street • Chicago, Illinois 60612

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