“WIN LOCAL SWEEPSTAKES” OFFICIAL RULES
ALL FEDERAL, STATE, LOCAL AND MUNICIPAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS APPLY.
The “Win Local” Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) begins at 12:01 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”)
on June 1, 2020 and ends at 11:59 p.m. ET on August 31, 2020 (the “Sweepstakes Period”).
Venice Area Chamber of Commerce and its Board of Directors, 597 Tamiami Trail South,
Venice, Florida. 34285.
PARTICIPATING CHAMBER MEMBERS AND LOCAL BUSINESSES
This Sweepstakes is being conducted by the Venice Area Chamber of Commerce in
conjunction with all local and participating businesses in the Greater Venice Florida Area of
the United States.
Venice Area Chamber of Commerce, 597 Tamiami Trail South, Venice, Florida. 34285.
LOCAL BUSINESS SPONSORS
This Sweepstakes is being conducted with the intent of positively impacting the local
business community (collectively, the “businesses in the same geographic area as the
Venice Area Chamber of Commerce”).
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR TO WIN.
NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY FROM THE VENICE AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE IN
ORDER TO WIN. MAKING MULTIPLE PURCHASES FROM LOCAL VENICE AREA BUSINESSES
WILL IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING
The Sweepstakes is open only to persons who are legal residents and physically reside
within the United States of America who are eighteen (18) years of age or older at the time
of entry (the “Entrant” or “Entrants”). Employees of the Venice Area Chamber of Commerce
or it’s Board of Directors (collectively, the “Sponsor”), (including, in each case, immediate
family members) are not eligible to enter the Sweepstakes. For purposes of this
Sweepstakes, “immediate family members” is defined as spouses, siblings, parents,
children, grandparents and grandchildren, whether as “in-laws”, or by current or past
marriage, remarriage, adoption, co-habitation or other familial extension, and any other
persons residing at the same household location, whether or not related.
In order to enter the Sweepstakes or win the prize, the Entrant must comply fully with
these Official Rules (the “Rules”), and by entering agrees to be bound by these Rules and
the decisions of the Venice Area Chamber Of Commerce, whose decisions shall be binding
and final in all respects.
HOW TO ENTER THE SWEEPSTAKES AND RULES
1. The Entrant should spend a minimum of one hundred dollars ($100) in minimum
denominations of twenty-five dollars ($25.00) with local merchants in the following zip
codes:34285, 34292, 34293, 34275, 34229 or 34223 or with any current member of the
Venice Area Chamber of Commerce. All receipts must be brought to the Venice Area
Chamber of Commerce, 597 Tamiami Trail South, Venice, Florida. 34285 for validation.
2. Each collective purchase of $100 earns you one entry into the Sweepstakes. Entrants
may earn up to 25 entries per monthly cycle of the three (3) month sweepstakes. Entrants
must complete the Sweepstakes entry form with contact information and date of birth. By
doing so you agree to these Rules (each, the “Entry”, or, collectively, the “Entries”). By
submitting the Entry, the Entrant is affirming his/her agreement to these Rules.
3. Each Entrant is allowed a maximum of twenty-five (25) Entries per monthly drawing
during the three (3) month Sweepstakes Period. All Entries that are in excess of the stated
limits may be disqualified from the Sweepstakes at Venice Area Chamber of Commerce.
Venice Area Chamber of Commerce reserves the right to void all Entries made through any
robotic, automatic, mechanically programmed, or similar entry duplication method and to
disqualify any Entrant using such methods. Any questions regarding the number of Entries
submitted shall be determined by Venice Area Chamber of Commerce in its sole and
4. Venice Area Chamber of Commerce shall have the right, at any time and in its sole
discretion, to immediately disqualify any Entrant if Venice Area Chamber of Commerce
determines or suspects that the Entrant has attempted to undermine the legitimate
operation of the Sweepstakes by cheating, hacking, deception, tampering or other
fraudulent, deceptive, or unfair playing practices.
5. Any attempt to enter this Sweepstakes by using fraudulent receipts, duplicated receipts,
out of marketplace receipts, or otherwise may disqualify such Entrant and may void all
Entries made by such Entrant.
6. In person entry at the Venice Area Chamber of Commerce is the only way to enter this
Sweepstakes. Venice Area Chamber of Commerce is currently operational on a limited
schedule. Entries will be accepted from 10AM to 2PM, Monday through Friday. Entries for
the Sweepstakes will not be accepted through e-mail, facsimile, postal mail or express
delivery service to the Venice Area Chamber of Commerce office.
7. Venice Area Chamber of Commerce is not responsible for late, lost, tampered with,
deleted or misdirected Entries that are not timely received or are lost due to computer or
electronic malfunctions or other error. Assurance of delivery of the Entry is the sole
responsibility of the Entrant.
SELECTION OF THE WINNER – RANDOM DRAWING
1. Three (3) winners will be selected (the “Winners”) by Venice Area Chamber of
Commerce in three random prize drawings (the “Drawings”).
2. The Drawings will be held monthly for the three consecutive months of the sweepstakes
period, on or about July 1, 2020, August 3, 2020, and September 1, 2020.
3. The First Winner will be selected from all eligible Entries received by 11:59 p.m. ET by
June 30, 2020 (the first “Entry Deadline”). The Second Winner will be selected from all
eligible Entries received by 11:59 p.m. ET by July 31, 2020 (the second “Entry Deadline”).
The Third Winner will be selected from all eligible Entries received by 11:59 p.m. ET by
August 31, 2020 (the Third “Entry Deadline”).
The sole determinant of time for the purposes of receipt of a valid Entry in this
Sweepstakes will be the Venice Area Chamber of Commerce.
4. The decisions of Venice Area Chamber of Commerce, as to the administration and
operation of the Sweepstakes and the selection of the potential Winner is final and binding
in all matters related to the Sweepstakes. The selected Winners are deemed the “potential
Winners” pending verification of his/her eligibility and compliance with these Rules.
ODDS OF WINNING
Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible Entries received by Venice Area
Chamber of Commerce by the Entry Deadline.
NOTIFICATION OF THE WINNER
The potential Winners will be notified within three (3) business days after the Drawing in
accordance with the contact information supplied by the Entrant at the time of entry
(“Prize Notification”). Prize Notification is deemed to have occurred immediately upon the
placing of a phone call or sending of an e-mail or any other form of communication Venice
Area Chamber of Commerce may use to contact a potential Winner. communication Venice
Area Chamber of Commerce is not obligated to leave a voicemail or any other type of
message. If a potential Winner does not respond to the Prize Notification within five (5)
business days after the Prize Notification, communication Venice Area Chamber of
Commerce may select an alternate winner in a random drawing from all remaining eligible
Entries. communication Venice Area Chamber of Commerce reserves the right to modify
the notification procedures in connection with the selection of any alternate potential
Winner, if any.
The potential Winner must sign and have notarized an Affidavit of Eligibility, Liability and
Publicity Release (the “Affidavit”), as well as any other documentation required by Venice
Area Chamber of Commerce in its sole discretion, within three (3) business days following
the date of first attempted notification regarding the documentation in order to be eligible
to accept the prize. Failure to sign and return to Venice Area Chamber of Commerce such
forms within the requisite timeframe may result in disqualification, and an alternate
winner may be selected in a random drawing from all remaining eligible Entries.
The potential Winner is subject to verification and the potential Winner’s full compliance
with these Rules before any prize will be awarded.
AMOE: ALTERNATE METHOD OF ENTRY
Any local resident who is eighteen (18) years of age or older at the time of entry (the
“Entrant” or “Entrants”) will be allowed one Alternate Method Of Entry during the three (3)
months from June 1, 2020 till August 31, 2020 (the “Sweepstakes Period”). They may do so
by appearing at the Venice Area Chamber of Commerce, 597 Tamiami Trail South, Venice,
Florida. 34285 from 10AM to 2PM, Monday through Friday. There is no purchase required
for Alternate Method Of Entry.