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Cragun's Make A Memory Vacation Sweepstakes and Contest

Sweepstakes Giveaway and “Favorite Cragun’s Memory” Contest

Official Rules

The following Official Rules govern all who enter the Cragun’s Resort “Make A Memory Vacation” Sweepstakes and “Favorite Cragun’s Memory” Contest (the “Promotion”). NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. In order to be eligible to win a prize in this Promotion, you must first enter according to these Rules. In entering this Promotion, you hereby agree to be bound hereunder and to abide by all of the Rules listed herein. Your entry signifies your full acceptance and complete agreement with all of these Rules.

1. Introduction

When you enter this Promotion, your e-mail address will automatically be subscribed to Cragun’s free e-mail newsletter. You may unsubscribe at any time by following the instructions included in each newsletter. Your e-mail address and entry information will never be given or sold to any third party or entity. Also, by entering this Promotion, you give us permission to send you e-mail.

2. Eligibility

a) The Promotion consists of a “Make A Memory Vacation” Sweepstakes (a random-draw sweepstakes “Sweepstakes”) and a “Favorite Cragun’s Memory” Contest (a skill-based contest “Contest”). The Promotion is only open to a legal resident of the United States who is twenty-one (21) years of age or older at the time of entry, or legal resident of Canada (except the province of Quebec), who has reached the legal age of majority in his/her province/territory of residence, and shall be construed and evaluated according to the laws of the United States and Canada. Void where prohibited by law. The Promotion is subject to all applicable Federal, State and local laws and regulations.

b) Employees of Cragun’s Resort (the “Sponsor”), or their parent and affiliate companies, service agencies, suppliers, or advertising and promotional agencies, as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings and children) and household members of each such employee are not eligible to enter or win.

c) Participation in the Promotion constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and the Sponsor decisions, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Promotion. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.

3. Timing

a) The Promotion begins April 10, 2016 at 12:01 a.m. Central Time (CT) and ends October 16, 2016 at 11:59 p.m. CT.

b) To be eligible for the weekly getaway prize, entries must be received by 11:59 p.m. CT on:

Sunday, 04/24/16 for the Week 1 prize
Sunday, 05/01/16 for the Week 2 prize
Sunday, 05/08/16 for the Week 3 prize
Sunday, 05/15/16 for the Week 4 prize
Sunday, 05/22/16 for the Week 5 prize
Sunday, 05/29/16 for the Week 6 prize
Sunday, 06/05/16 for the Week 7 prize
Sunday, 06/12/16 for the Week 8 prize
Sunday, 06/19/16 for the Week 9 prize
Sunday, 06/26/16 for the Week 10 prize
Sunday, 07/03/16 for the Week 11 prize
Sunday, 07/10/16 for the Week 12 prize
Sunday, 07/17/16 for the Week 13 prize
Sunday, 07/24/16 for the Week 14 prize
Sunday, 07/31/16 for the Week 15 prize
Sunday, 08/07/16 for the Week 16 prize
Sunday, 08/14/16 for the Week 17 prize
Sunday, 08/21/16 for the Week 18 prize
Sunday, 08/28/16 for the Week 19 prize
Sunday, 09/04/16 for the Week 20 prize
Sunday, 09/11/16 for the Week 21 prize
Sunday, 09/18/16 for the Week 22 prize
Sunday, 09/25/16 for the Week 23 prize
Sunday, 10/02/16 for the Week 24 prize
Sunday, 10/09/16 for the Week 25 prize
Sunday, 10/16/16 for the Week 26 prize

c) Entries received midnight or after the weekly deadline will be entered into the following week prize.

4. How to Enter

a) To Enter the Sweepstakes: Go to http://www.craguns.com/115s/ (“Website”), read and accept these Official Rules and follow the instructions to register. No skill or Contest is required to enter the Sweepstakes. Simply completing the registration form makes you eligible for the multiple random drawings. This Web page entry form is the only means of entering this Promotion. Attempting to enter by any other means will result in an invalid entry. You will earn one (1) entry into the random Sweepstakes drawing after registering. One (1) entry per week per person is permitted. The “authorized account holder” of the e-mail address submitted at the time of entry shall determine the entrant. Multiple individual’s entries from the same e-mail address will void all entries from that e-mail address; the entrant of that e-mail address may be disqualified. Released Parties (as defined in Section 8, below) are not responsible for lost, late, damaged, misdirected or incomplete entries. Entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be returned.

b) To Enter the Contest: Visit http://www.craguns.com/115s/ and follow the instructions to complete and submit the registration. This Web page entry form is the only means of entering this Promotion. After completing the registration, follow the links and instructions to upload and submit a Video, Essay or Photo that shows or describes your “Favorite Cragun’s Memory” of a past vacation at Cragun’s Resort or Cragun’s Legacy Courses. By completing the registration and submitting your Video, Essay or Photo, you agree that it adheres to the Guidelines and Content Restrictions as defined below and that the Sponsor, in their sole discretion, may remove your Video, Essay or Photo and disqualify you from the Contest if they believe your Video, Essay or Photo fails to conform to the Guidelines and Restrictions.

Video Guidelines: The Video must meet the following guidelines:

1) The Video format preferred is MPEG, though QuickTime (MOV) and Windows Media (WMV) are also acceptable;
2) The Video must be between one (1) to two (2) minutes in length;
3) The Video file size must not exceed 10 MB;
4) The Video must be in English; and
5) The Video cannot have been submitted previously in a promotion of any kind  or exhibited or displayed publicly through any means.

Essay Guidelines: The Essay must meet the following guidelines:

1) The Essay must be in text format;
2) The Essay must not exceed five hundred (500) words in length;
3) The Essay must be in English; and
4) The Essay cannot have been submitted previously in a promotion of any kind or exhibited or displayed publicly through any means.

Photo Guidelines: The Photo must meet the following guidelines:

1) The Photo format preferred is JPG, though GIF is also acceptable;
2) The Photo file size must not exceed 2 MB; and
3) The Photo cannot have been submitted previously in a promotion of any kind  or exhibited or displayed publicly through any means.

Content Restrictions: The Video, Essay or Photo must meet the following content restrictions:

1) Must not contain material that violates or infringes another’s rights, including but not limited to privacy, publicity or intellectual property rights, or that constitutes copyright infringement;
2) Must not disparage the Sponsor, or any other person or party affiliated with the promotion and administration of this Contest;
3) Must not contain brand names or trademarks;
4) Must not contain material not created by entrant;
5) Must not contain material that is inappropriate, indecent, obscene, hateful, defamatory, slanderous or libelous;
6) Must not contain material that promotes bigotry, racism, hatred or harm against any group or individual or promotes discrimination based on race, gender, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age;
7) Must not contain material that is unlawful, in violation of or contrary to the laws or regulations in any jurisdiction where the Video, Essay or Photo is created.

Limit: You may submit more than one Video, Essay or Photo under your first and last name and home address each week. All Entries submitted will become the exclusive property of Sponsor, and none will be acknowledged or returned. Uploading a Video or Essay or Photo constitutes entrant’s consent to give Sponsor a royalty-free, irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive license to use, reproduce, modify, publish, create derivative works from, and display such Video or Essay or Photo in whole or in part, on a worldwide basis, and to incorporate it into other works, in any form, media or technology now known or later developed, including for promotional or marketing purposes. If necessary, entrant will sign any necessary documentation that may be required for Sponsor or its designees to make use of the non-exclusive rights entrant is granting to use the Video, Essay or Photo. Released Parties (as defined in Section 8, below) are not responsible for lost, late, stolen, damaged, incomplete, invalid, un-intelligible, garbled, delayed or misdirected Videos, Essays and/or Photos; all of which will be void.

5. Selections of Winners:

a) For Sweepstakes: Winners shall be determined by weekly random drawings conducted from all eligible entries and will be notified by mail or email. THE ODDS OF WINNING WILL DEPEND UPON THE NUMBER OF VALID ENTRIES RECEIVED AT THE TIME OF EACH DRAWING. (A “Valid Entry” is an entry that is entered in accordance with the Rules of this Promotion).

b) For Contest: Each week qualified judges will judge all eligible Videos, Essays and Photos and select a maximum of five (5) Videos, Essays and/or Photos as finalists (each a “Finalist”). Finalists will be posted each week at http://craguns.com/blog/ for public voting during the Contest Voting Phase. Members of the public will be invited to vote for their favorite Entry, with a limit of one (1) vote. The Finalist that receives the highest number of votes during the Voting Phase will be the Contest winner and notified by mail or email. In case of a tie, the Sponsor, in its sole discretion, will select the winner. In the event that the Contest winner is disqualified for any reason, the alternate winner will be determined by the Entry with the next highest number of votes. If there are no votes during the Contest Voting Phase, the Sponsor, in its sole discretion, will select the winner. In the event there is no Finalist posted for the prize week, the applicable prize will remain un-awarded. Any attempt by any voter to obtain more than the stated number of votes by using multiple/different email addresses, identities, registrations and logins, or any other methods will void that voter’s votes and that voter may be disqualified. Use of any automated program to vote will result in disqualification.

c) Only one (1) prize will be awarded to any one household. Upon winning any prize herein, any other members of the same household or address shall be disqualified from winning any other prize(s) in this Promotion.

d) The drawing will be conducted by Cragun’s Resort, the judges of this, whose decisions are final and binding in all matters relating to this. Winners will be notified by e-mail and or telephone.

6. Prizes:

Twenty-six (26) Sweepstakes prizes and twenty-six (26) Contest prizes for a maximum of fifty-two (52) prizes. 

a) Week 1 – Super Saver Weekend – Three day, two night stay for two adults and up to two kids ages 12 and under. Expires May 22, 2016. Approximate Retail Value: $250

Week 2 – Memorial Day Weekend – Four day, three night stay for two adults and up to two kids ages 12 and under. Expires May 30, 2016. Approximate Retail Value: $417

Week 3 – Legacy Golf Midweek Package – Two day, one 18-hole golf round, one night MIDWEEK stay (Sunday-Thursday) for two adults. Expires June 2, 2016. Approximate Retail Value: $298

Week 4 – Lakeview Room Midweek Package – Three day, two night MIDWEEK stay (Sunday-Thursday) for two adults and up to two kids ages 12 and under. Expires August 18, 2016. Approximate Retail Value: $350

Week 5 – Legacy Golf Midweek Package – Two day, one 18-hole golf round, one night MIDWEEK stay (Sunday-Thursday) for two adults. Expires August 25, 2016. Approximate Retail Value: $318

Week 6 – Summer Getaway Weekend – Four day, three night stay for two adults and up to two kids ages 12 and under. Expires August 21, 2016. Approximate Retail Value: $555

Week 7 – 4 Days-3 Nights Family Memories Package – Four day, three night MIDWEEK stay (Sunday-Thursday) for two adults and up to two kids ages 12 and under. Expires August 18, 2016. Approximate Retail Value: $501

Week 8 – 4 Days-3 Nights Family Memories Package – Four day, three night MIDWEEK stay (Sunday-Thursday) for two adults and up to two kids ages 12 and under. Expires August 18, 2016. Approximate Retail Value: $501

Week 9 – Lakeview Room Midweek Package – Three day, two night MIDWEEK stay (Sunday-Thursday) for two adults and up to two kids ages 12 and under. Expires August 18, 2016. Approximate Retail Value: $350

Week 10 – Lakeview Room Midweek Package – Three day, two night MIDWEEK stay (Sunday-Thursday) for two adults and up to two kids ages 12 and under. Expires August 18, 2016. Approximate Retail Value: $350

Week 11 – 4 Days-3 Nights Family Memories Package – Four day, three night MIDWEEK stay (Sunday-Thursday) for two adults and up to two kids ages 12 and under. Expires August 18, 2016. Approximate Retail Value: $501

Week 12 – 4 Days-3 Nights Family Memories Package – Four day, three night MIDWEEK stay (Sunday-Thursday) for two adults and up to two kids ages 12 and under. Expires August 18, 2016. Approximate Retail Value: $501

Week 13 – 4 Days-3 Nights Family Memories Package – Four day, three night MIDWEEK stay (Sunday-Thursday) for two adults and up to two kids ages 12 and under. Expires August 18, 2016. Approximate Retail Value: $501

Week 14 – 4 Days-3 Nights Family Memories Package – Four day, three night MIDWEEK stay (Sunday-Thursday) for two adults and up to two kids ages 12 and under. Expires August 18, 2016. Approximate Retail Value: $501

Week 15 – Wacky Week – Three day, two night stay for two adults and up to two kids ages 12 and under. Expires September 1, 2016. Approximate Retail Value: $218

Week 16 – Wacky Week – Three day, two night stay for two adults and up to two kids ages 12 and under. Expires September 1, 2016. Approximate Retail Value: $218

Week 17 – Cabin Midweek Package – Three day, two night MIDWEEK stay (Sunday-Thursday) in 1-bedroom cabin for two adults and up to two kids ages 12 and under. Expires October 27, 2016. Approximate Retail Value: $304

Week 18 – Legacy Golf Midweek Package – Two day, one 18-hole golf round, one night MIDWEEK stay (Sunday-Thursday) for two adults. Expires September 29, 2016. Approximate Retail Value: $290

Week 19 – Cabin Midweek Package – Three day, two night MIDWEEK stay (Sunday-Thursday) in 1-bedroom cabin for two adults and up to two kids ages 12 and under. Expires October 27, 2016. Approximate Retail Value: $304

Week 20 – Fall Fun Weekend – Three day, two night stay for two adults and up to two kids ages 12 and under. Expires October 30, 2016. Approximate Retail Value: $290

Week 21 – Lakeview Room Midweek Package – Three day, two night MIDWEEK stay (Sunday-Thursday) for two adults and up to two kids ages 12 and under. Expires October 27, 2016. Approximate Retail Value: $238

Week 22 – Fall Fun Weekend – Three day, two night stay for two adults and up to two kids ages 12 and under. Expires October 30, 2016. Approximate Retail Value: $290

Week 23 – Legacy Golf Midweek Package – Two day, one 18-hole golf round, one night MIDWEEK stay (Sunday-Thursday) for two adults. Expires October 13, 2016. Approximate Retail Value: $220

Week 24 – Fall Fun Weekend – Three day, two night stay for two adults and up to two kids ages 12 and under. Expires October 30, 2016. Approximate Retail Value: $290

Week 25 – Super Saver Weekend – Three day, two night stay for two adults and up to two kids ages 12 and under. Expires December 18, 2016. Approximate Retail Value: $250

Week 26 – Super Saver Weekend – Three day, two night stay for two adults and up to two kids ages 12 and under. Expires December 18, 2016. Approximate Retail Value: $250

b) Getaway prizes are subject to availability and may contain restrictions and/or blackout periods.

c) Accommodations are offered on a space available basis. Advance reservations are required. Restrictions and blackout period may apply.

d) TRANSPORTATION IS NOT INCLUDED – Transportation to and from Cragun’s Resort from the winners’ point of origin is not included in the prize. Winners are responsible for their own transportation from their point of origin to Cragun’s Resort.

7. Prize Acceptance

a) The prizes are not transferable. No substitution or cash redemption allowed.

b) By accepting the Prize, the Prize Winners further agrees to release Cragun’s Resort, their parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, distributors and related companies and each of their respective officers, directors, employees and agents (the “Parties”) from any and all liability, loss or damage of any kind arising out of or in connection with the Prize Winners participation in this, or with respect to awarding, receipt, possession, use and/or misuse of any prize or participation in prize-related activities.

c) By accepting the Prize, the Winner further acknowledges that the Parties have neither made, nor are in any manner responsible or liable for, any warranty, representation or guarantee, express or implied in fact or in law, relative to prize or to any portion thereof, including, but not limited to, its quality, merchantability, mechanical condition, or fitness for a particular purpose.

d) Prize winners will be required to sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility and a Liability/Publicity Release, within 10 days of prize notification or prize will be forfeited. If any prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, such prize will be forfeited.

e) Each getaway Prize Winner may be issued an IRS Form 1099 for the ARV of the prize. Winners are solely responsible for all applicable local, state and federal taxes.

f) In the case of unavailability of any prize, the Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value.

8. Sponsors

Sponsor of the promotion is Cragun’s Resort, 11000 Craguns Drive, Brainerd, MN 56401.

9. General Provisions

a) The Promotion is subject to all applicable Federal, State and local laws and regulations. By entering and/or accepting prizes, entrants/prize winners agree to be bound by these rules and the decisions of the Sponsors, and waive any right to claim ambiguity in these official rules.

b) Any depiction of prizes is for illustrative purposes only.

c) Promotion parties are not responsible for lost, late, misdirected, incorrectly addressed or incomplete on-line entries due to system errors or failures, or faulty transmissions or other telecommunications malfunctions and/or on-line entries not received resulting from any hardware or software failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, or failed, incomplete or garbled computer or telephone transmissions, typographical or system errors and failures, or faulty transmissions, or for any problems or technical malfunction(s) of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers or providers or computer equipment.

d) Promotion parties are not responsible for entries not received by Sponsor on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet, or at a Website, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to entrant’s or any other entrant’s computer related to or resulting from entering the Promotion or downloading any material for the Promotion, or other telecommunications malfunctions which may limit an entrant’s ability to participate.

e) Sponsor may prohibit an entrant from participating in the winning of a prize if, in its sole discretion, it determines that said entrant is attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Promotion by cheating, hacking, deception, or other unfair playing practices (including quick entry programs) or intending to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other entrants or Sponsor’s representatives.

f) Entrants who violate these Official Rules or engage in any conduct that is detrimental or unfair to Sponsor, this or any other entrant (in each case as determined in Sponsor’s sole discretion) are subject to disqualification from entry into the Promotion.

g) If for any reason the Promotion is not capable of running as planned, including, but not limited to, infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, or any other causes beyond the reasonable control of Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the promotion, then the Sponsor reserve the right, at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the and shall not be required to award substitute prizes.

h) CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE PROMOTION MAY BE IN VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSORS RESERVE THE RIGHT TO SEEK REMEDIES AND DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEY’S FEES) FROM ANY SUCH ENTRANT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW, INCLUDING CRIMINAL PROSECUTION.

10. Privacy Policy & Our Publication of Winner Information

As a prize winner herein, you agree to the use by Cragun’s Resort, of your name and photograph in the prize winners’ lists and for other promotional purposes to be determined by Cragun’s Resort. Your photograph, full name, city and state of residence, face, voice and/or likeness may be used in print or on the air as we deem appropriate and entering and/or accepting any prize, you hereby grant us the right to do so without further notice to you. Information such as your telephone number and street address will not be made public. Winners further specifically agree that use by Cragun’s Resort of their name, voice, face or likeness or use of their descriptions in any way and through any means now known or later devised, will not be deemed a violation of their privacy or individual intellectual property rights. The validity and operation of this rule will continue past the duration of the Promotion and will survive (and winners agree to be bound by this rule) in perpetuity.

11. Revision of Rules

Cragun’s Resort reserve the right to modify these Rules at any time during this Promotion.

12. Winners List

For the names of the Prize Winners, available after October 31, 2016, visit http://craguns.com/blog/ or send a self-addressed stamped envelope to Cragun’s Resort – “Make A Memory Vacation” Sweepstakes and “Favorite Cragun’s Memory” Contest, 11000 Craguns Drive, Brainerd, MN 56401, to be received by November 15, 2016.