The Hope Encounter Tour ‘Better Than I Found It’ “Win-a-Row” Sweepstakes & Contest

OFFICIAL RULES

1. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR TO WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. ALL FEDERAL, STATE, LOCAL AND MUNICIPAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS APPLY. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.

2. Eligibility:  

Subject to the additional restrictions below, The Hope Encounter Tour ‘Better Than I Found It’ “Win-a-Row” Sweepstakes & Contest (the “Promotion”) is open to legal U.S. residents (excluding Puerto Rico) who are 18 years or older and are physically located in the U.S. at the time of prize award and redemption. Employees of The Hope Encounter Tour, Better Than I Found It, and Danny Gokey Entertainment (all comprising the Promotion “Sponsor”), and each of their respective affiliated companies, subsidiaries, and advertising and promotional agencies, and the family members of, and any persons domiciled with, any such employees, are not eligible to enter or to win. The term “family members” includes spouses, parents, grandparents, siblings, children, grandchildren and in-laws, regardless of where they live.  

3. Sponsor:

This Promotion is sponsored by the The Hope Encounter Tour, Better Than I Found It, and Danny Gokey Entertainment, and the decisions of the “Sponsor” regarding the selection of winners (as defined here) and all other aspects of the Promotion shall be final and binding in all respects. The Promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Facebook, Instagram or Twitter. Sponsor will not be responsible for typographical, printing or other inadvertent errors in these Official Rules or in other materials or announcements relating to the Promotion.

All Promotion entries become the property of the The Hope Encounter Tour, Better Than I Found It, and Danny Gokey Entertainment and Sponsor may withhold any or all Promotion entry materials for any reason that management deems crucial to the completion of the Promotions or for reasons relating to publicity or advertising.

Promotion winners agree that they may be contacted by telephone or email and the call recorded for potential use. All video, audio from video, and written entries may be used on air or for publicity purposes without further permission.

4. Promotion Timeframe: The Promotion time period will be determined by Sponsor and specific dates and times for each market are listed below and can be found on the Facebook, Instagram or Twitter post containing the link to these rules. Sponsor will be the official timekeeper for the Promotion and any related drawings.

Peoria, IL: Saturday, September 8, 2018 @ 3:00pm CDT - Friday, September 14, 2018 @ 11:59pm CDT.

St. Paul, MN: Saturday, September 8, 2018 @ 3:00pm CDT - Friday, September 14, 2018 @ 11:59pm CDT.

Louisville, KY: Saturday, September 8, 2018 @ 4:00pm EDT - Friday, September 14, 2018 @ 11:59pm EDT.

St. Petersburg, FL: Saturday, September 8, 2018 @ 4:00pm EDT - Friday, September 14, 2018 @ 11:59pm EDT.

Eugene, OR: Saturday, September 17, 2018 @ 12:00am PDT - Friday, September 21, 2018 @ 11:59pm PDT.

Chattanooga, TN: Saturday, September 17, 2018 @ 12:00am EDT - Friday, September 21, 2018 @ 11:59pm EDT.

5. How to Enter:  Enter by submitting an email to thehopeencounter@gmail.com telling the story of a person or organization that is making a difference in their community and leaving their world “Better Than They Found It.” The story should be compelling, engaging and explain/outline what the person or organization nominated is doing to make a difference in their world. Entries should not exceed 1000 words and must include the first and last name, email address and phone number for the person making the nomination. Subject line must include concert city. All entries will be reviewed for appropriate content.  Entries determined to contain inappropriate content will immediately be disqualified from the Promotion. “Inappropriate content” is defined as content that is defamatory, obscene, inappropriate, or containing content owned by a third party.

6. Entry Qualifications:  Only one entry allowed per person, per email address. In the case of multiple entries by the same person, all entries may be discarded, and the entrant disqualified. The entry must fulfill all Promotion requirements, as specified, to be eligible to win a prize. Entries that are incomplete or do not adhere to the rules or specifications may be disqualified at the sole discretion of Sponsor. You may enter only once. You must provide the information requested. You may not enter more times than indicated by using multiple email addresses, identities, or devices in an attempt to circumvent the rules. If you use fraudulent methods or otherwise attempt to circumvent the rules, your submission may be removed from eligibility at the sole discretion of Sponsor. All entries become property of Sponsor and none will be returned.

7. Winner Selection and Odds: One (1) Sweepstakes winner will be randomly drawn from among all eligible nominators in each Market. One (1) Grand Prize winner will be chosen from among all eligible nominations received in each Market, subject to the Sponsor’s evaluation of which nominee is making the biggest difference based on the entry’s compelling, engaging nature. Sponsor reserves the right to verify the eligibility and compliance of winners before prizes are awarded. Decisions of the Sponsor(s) are final.

If the Sweepstakes winner is unable to attend the specified show, then an alternate winner will be drawn. If the Grand Prize Winner is unable to attend the specified show during the specified times, then he or she forfeits the entire Grand Prize and another winner will be chosen. If Nominator is unable to attend the specific show during the specified times, then an alternate guest may be selected.

Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.

8. Prize Description: Subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with these Official Rules, the Grand Prize Winner will receive “a row” of up to ten (10) tickets (to be used by the Nominee, the Nominator, and up to eight (8) guests chosen by the Nominee to attend the specified show), and a unique backstage experience with Danny Gokey, Tauren Wells and Riley Clemmons prior to the specified show. Each Sweepstakes winner will receive two (2) tickets to the specified show.

All expenses and incidental travel costs not expressly stated in the prize package, including costs of meals, transportation, parking, lodging, security fees, taxes, and all other expenses not specified above, are the sole responsibility of Grand Prize Winner and guests.

Limit: One (1) prize per person.

9. Winner Notification and Acceptance: Potential winners will be notified via the telephone number or email address provided at the time of entry into the Promotion by date specified.

In order to claim a prize, potential winner must respond to Sponsor’s notification within forty-eight (48) hours of notice or attempted notice. Sponsor’s inability to reach a potential winner after a reasonable (as solely determined by Sponsor) effort has been made, the failure of a potential winner to respond to a prize notification in a timely manner, the return of any prize notification as undeliverable, the inability of winner to attend the concert specified by Sponsor, and/or a potential winner’s failure to comply with any term or condition of these Official Rules may, in Sponsor’s sole discretion, result in the potential winner’s disqualification and the selection of a substitute winner by a random drawing from among all remaining eligible entries received during the Contest Period. Sponsor will conduct up to two (2) alternate drawings, after which the prize will remain unawarded.  

A PARTICIPANT IS NOT A WINNER OF ANY PRIZE UNLESS AND UNTIL SPONSOR HAS COMPLETED ITS VERIFICATION OF PARTICIPANT’S ELIGIBILITY.

A winner may waive the right to receive a prize. Prizes are non-assignable and non-transferrable and cannot be redeemed for cash. No substitutions allowed by winner. Prizes and individual components of prize packages are subject to availability. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute prizes or components of prize packages with a prize or component of equal or greater value. Prizes not won and claimed by eligible winner in accordance with these Official Rules will not be awarded and will remain the property of Sponsor.

Unless a child of the Grand Prize Winner, Nominator, or one of the other guests, all guests must be at least eighteen (18) years of age as of the concert date, or have a signed release to be provided by Sponsor. If Grand Prize Winner does not designate the full number of guests in accordance with these Official Rules, no consideration will be provided to the Grand Prize Winner for the value of the guest portion of the prize package. Grand Prize Winner must provide Sponsor with the names and birthdates of his/her guests by two weeks prior to the concert date. No credit or cash will be given for any unused portion of the Grand Prize.

No refund or compensation will be paid in the event of the cancellation or delay of the specified concert (“Show”), or any portion thereof. Sponsor will not be liable if Show, or any portion of it, is cancelled or delayed. Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, attempt to reschedule for a future Show. Show tickets are subject to certain terms and conditions as specified by issuer. The terms and conditions of Show tickets may govern if Show is cancelled due to weather, an act of God, an act of terrorism, civil disturbance or any other reason. Sponsor is not responsible for, and will not replace, lost, mutilated, or stolen Show tickets, passes, vouchers, or certificates. Exact details, including seat locations, shall be determined in the sole discretion of Sponsor. Decisions of the Sponsor regarding Show are FINAL.

10. Publicity: Except where prohibited, acceptance of any prize constitutes the winner’s irrevocable consent to the publication or other use by Sponsor and its licensees of his or her name, biographical information and likeness in any media, including the Internet, for any commercial, publicity or promotional purpose, without limitation, review or approval, or additional compensation.  

11. Participation: By participating, participants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor and any Promotion judges or administrators selected by Sponsor, which are final and binding in all respects. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify persons found tampering with or otherwise abusing any aspect of this Promotion as solely determined by Sponsor. In the event any part of the Promotion is compromised by tampering or other causes beyond the reasonable control of Sponsor, which corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper operation of any part of the Promotion, Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to suspend, modify or terminate the the affected part of the Promotion or the complete Promotion in full. Should the Promotion be terminated prior to the stated expiration date, Sponsor reserves the right to award prizes based on the entries received before the termination date. Proof of sending or submission of an entry will not be deemed proof of receipt by Sponsor.

12. Release: BY PARTICIPATING IN THE PROMOTION, EACH PARTICIPANT AGREES TO FULLY RELEASE, FOREVER DISCHARGE AND HOLD HARMLESS SPONSOR, AND THEIR RESPECTIVE SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, SUPPLIERS, DISTRIBUTORS, ADVERTISING/PROMOTION AGENCIES, AND PRIZE SUPPLIERS AND EACH SUCH COMPANY’S OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, REPRESENTATIVES, AND SUCCESSORS (COLLECTIVELY, THE “RELEASED PARTIES”) FROM AND AGAINST ANY CLAIMS, COSTS, LIABILITIES, LOSSES, INJURIES, AND DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF THE SWEEPSTAKES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY CLAIMS FOR PERSONAL INJURY, DEATH, OR DAMAGE TO OR LOSS OF PROPERTY, LOSS OF ENJOYMENT, OR ANY OTHER HARM WHATSOEVER ARISING OUT OF: (1) PARTICIPATION IN THE SWEEPSTAKES; (2) THE QUALITY, RECEIPT, POSSESSION, USE, OR MISUSE OF ANY PRIZE; OR (3) ANY TRAVEL OR ACTIVITY THAT IS RELATED TO THE SWEEPSTAKES OR ANY PRIZE.

13. Limitations of Liability: BY PARTICIPATING IN THE PROMOTION, PARTICIPANTS ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT EVERYTHING REGARDING THIS PROMOTION, INCLUDING THE PRIZE(S), ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” AND THAT SPONSOR MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, ABOUT THE PRIZE(S) AND SPONSOR HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL SUCH WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE (BECAUSE SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF CERTAIN IMPLIED WARRANTIES, THE ABOVE LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IN SUCH STATES, THE LIABILITY OF THE RELEASED PARTIES IS LIMITED TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY SUCH STATE LAW).

THE RELEASED PARTIES ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR: (1) ANY INCORRECT OR INACCURATE INFORMATION, WHETHER CAUSED BY PARTICIPANTS, PRINTING OR PRODUCTION ERRORS, OR BY ANY OF THE EQUIPMENT OR PROGRAMMING ASSOCIATED WITH OR EMPLOYED IN THE PROMOTION; (2) TECHNICAL FAILURES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO MALFUNCTIONS, INTERRUPTIONS, OR DISCONNECTIONS IN PHONE LINES OR NETWORK HARDWARE OR SOFTWARE; (3) UNAUTHORIZED HUMAN INTERVENTION IN ANY PART OF THE ENTRY PROCESS OR THE PROMOTION; (4) TECHNICAL OR HUMAN ERROR WHICH MAY OCCUR IN THE ADMINISTRATION OF THE PROMOTION, THE PROCESSING OF ENTRIES, OR THE NOTIFICATION OF ANY WINNER; OR (5) ANY INJURY OR DAMAGE TO PERSONS OR PROPERTY WHICH MAY BE CAUSED, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, IN WHOLE OR IN PART, FROM A PARTICIPANT’S PARTICIPATION IN THE PROMOTION OR RECEIPT OR USE OR MISUSE OF ANY PRIZE.  

Only the number of prizes stated in these Official Rules is available to be won in the Promotion. In the event that production, technical, seeding, programming, or any other reasons cause more than the stated number of prizes as set forth in these Official Rules to be available and/or claimed, Sponsor reserves the right to award the prizes by a random drawing among all legitimate eligible prize claims.

For a copy of Contest rules:

Send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to Maximum Artist Management, Attn: Better Than I Found It Sweepstakes and Contest Rules, 4219 Hillsboro Rd Ste 234, Nashville, TN 37215.

For a list of Contest winners:

Send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to Maximum Artist Management, Attn: Better Than I Found It Sweepstakes and Contest Rules, 4219 Hillsboro Rd Ste 234, Nashville, TN 37215.

How We Use Your Information:

Your information, including your name, phone number and email address, will not be sold, shared or disclosed with any third party outside of Sponsor (as defined above) use, unless otherwise noted in a specific consent or other entry, or as necessary to provide communications through third party vendors. Personal information is stored in a secured database and always sent via an encrypted channel.

14. Construction: The invalidity or unenforceability of any single provision of these rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. In the event that any such provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable, these Official Rules shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or unenforceable provision was not contained therein.