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Chicago Wolves Sweepstakes
Official Rules


Official Rules

October 1, 2021 – December 21, 2021


PRELIMINARY INFORMATION: NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A purchase will not improve your chances of winning. Void outside of the continental United States and where prohibited by law. Sweepstakes is subject to all federal, state, and local laws.

ENTRY PERIOD: The Salvation Army Chicago Wolves Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) begins on October 1, 2021 at 12:01 A.M. CT and ends on December 21, 2021 at 11:59 P.M. CT (“Sweepstakes Period”). All times in the sweepstakes refer to Central Time (“CT”).

ELIGIBILITY: Sweepstakes is open only to permanent, legal United States residents who are physically residing in the state of Illinois, and who are eighteen (18) years of age or older as of the start of the Sweepstakes Period. Officers, directors, and employees of Sweepstakes Entities (defined below), members of these persons’ immediate families (spouses and/or parents, children, and siblings, and each of their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside), and/or persons living in the same households as these persons (whether or not related thereto) are not eligible to enter or win the Sweepstakes. Sweepstakes Entities, as referenced herein, shall include THE SALVATION ARMY METROPOLITAN DIVISION with offices at 5040 N. Pulaski Road, Chicago, Illinois 60630 (“Salvation Army” or “Sponsor”) and ROSEMONT HOCKEY PARTNERS L.P., an Illinois Limited Partnership with offices at 2301 Ravine Way, Glenview, IL 60025 (“Chicago Wolves” or “Prize Provider”), and each of their respective parent, subsidiary, and affiliate companies, and their administrative, advertising, and promotion agencies, and any other entity involved in the development, administration, promotion, or implementation of the Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right, at any time, to verify eligibility requirements, in any manner it deems appropriate.

TO ENTER: To enter the sweepstakes, during the Sweepstakes Period, visit registertoring.com and sign up for at least one (1) shift for a minimum of two (2) hours to ring the bell for the Salvation Army between November 8, 2021 and December 24, 2021 at a participating location. Registration must be received before December 21, 2021 at 11:59 P.M. CT to be eligible for the Sweepstakes. Sponsor’s computer shall be the official timekeeper for all matters related to the Sweepstakes. All entries become the exclusive property of the Sponsor upon submission. Entries will be disqualified if they are late, incomplete, and/or in excess of the stated entry limits. Any entries attempted through the use of agencies or robotic, repetitive, automatic, programmed or similar methods will be void.

WINNER SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION: On or about January 6, 2021, the Salvation Army will select ninety-eight (98) potential winners (each a “Winner”) and two (2) potential Grand Prize Winners (each a “Grand Prize Winner”) in a random drawing from among all eligible Sweepstakes entries received during the Sweepstakes Period. Sponsor will make one (1) attempt to notify potential winner via email. Actual means of notification will be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. If potential Winner cannot be reached, are found to be ineligible, cannot or do not comply with these Official Rules, or if Prize (defined below) or Prize notification is returned as undeliverable, such potential Winner will be disqualified and, time permitting, at Sponsors’ sole discretion, an alternate potential Winner may be selected from the remaining eligible Entries. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.

PRIZE: There will be ninety-eight (98) Prizes (each a “Prize”) awarded to ninety-eight (98) winners (each a “Winner”). The Prize will consist of the following: two (2) tickets for the winner and one (1) guest to attend the Chicago Wolves hockey game (“Event”) on Saturday, February 19 at 7:00pm at the Allstate Arena, located at 6920 Mannheim Rd., Rosemont, IL 60018. The Estimated Retail Value (“ERV”) of the Prize is forty-six dollars ($46). Actual Retail Value (“ARV”) of Prize may vary. Any difference between stated ERV and ARV will not be awarded. Limit one prize per household. Prize does not include transportation to the Event.

GRAND PRIZE: There will be two (2) Grand Prizes (each a “Grand Prize”) awarded to two (2) Grand Prize Winners (each a “Grand Prize Winner”). The Grand Prize will consist of the following: two (2) tickets for the Grand Prize Winner and one (1) guest to attend the Chicago Wolves hockey game (“Event”) on Saturday, February 15 at 7:00pm at the Allstate Arena, located at 6920 Mannheim Rd., Rosemont, IL 60018 and the opportunity to participate special “Watch Warm-Ups” experience (“Experience”) for the Grand Prize Winner and one (1) guest to watch the players warm up from the team bench prior to the Chicago Wolves hockey game on Saturday, February 15 at 7:00pm at the Allstate Arena, located at 6920 Mannheim Rd., Rosemont, IL 60018. In order to participate in the Experience, Grand Prize winner and guest must be 12 or older and adhere to all Allstate Arena and Chicago Wolves health and safety protocols, which may include, but are not limited to, being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and wearing a mask while participating in the Experience. Failure to comply with these protocols will result in the Grand Prize Winner and guest being unable to participate in the Experience. The Estimated Retail Value (“ERV”) of the Grand Prize is one hundred and forty-six dollars ($146). Actual Retail Value (“ARV”) of Prize may vary. Any difference between stated ERV and ARV will not be awarded. Limit one prize per household. Prize does not include transportation to the Event.

ADDITIONAL PRIZE DETAILS AND RESTRICTIONS: All details of Prize will be determined by Sponsor in their sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a similar Prize (or Prize element) of comparable or greater value for any reason at their sole discretion. All taxes on prizes (including without limitation Federal, state and local taxes) and all expenses related to acceptance and use of prizes and not specified are sole responsibility of the Winner. Prize cannot be transferred by Winner or redeemed for cash and is valid only for the items detailed above, with no substitution of Prize by Winner. Prize recipient(s) may be required to complete an affidavit of eligibility, a liability release, and (where legal) a publicity release, which must be returned by the date specified in the accompanying notification letter, or an alternate winner may be selected. Further, for tax reporting purposes, any potential winner of a prize valued at a total of $600 or more will be required to provide Sponsor or its designee with a completed IRS W-9 form before the prize will be awarded. Any participant may be disqualified in Sponsor’s sole discretion if: (a) any required documents are not completed and returned within the required time period; (b) he/she fails to comply with any of the terms of these Official Rules, or (c) if any prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable. In the event of disqualification of a winner, assuming there is sufficient time available for winner notification and verification, at Sponsor’s sole discretion the prize may be awarded to an alternate winner selected from among the remaining eligible entries, pending verification of eligibility. No responsibility is assumed by Sponsor for any incorrect postal address, email address or phone number associated with an entry, or any change of address, email or phone number of entrant after entry/prize claim submission.

CONDITIONS: Participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor and Prize Administrator, which are final and binding. If any potential winner is 18 or older, as is required for entry, but not of the age of majority in state of residence, potential winner’s parent or legal guardian must ratify and sign any and all documents required of potential winner, at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Sponsor is under no obligation to correspond about entries nor will entries be acknowledged or returned. Proof of delivery of an entry will not be deemed to be proof of actual receipt by Sponsor. The Sweepstakes Parties are not responsible for and shall not be liable for: (a) electronic, hardware or software program, network, Internet, or computer malfunctions, failures, or difficulties of any kind, including without limitation, server malfunction or for any human, typographical, printing or other error relating to or in connection with the Sweepstakes, including, without limitation, errors which may occur in the administration of the Sweepstakes, processing of entries; the announcement of the prizes or in any Sweepstakes–related materials, (b) failed, incomplete, garbled, or delayed computer transmissions; (c) late, lost, garbled, misdirected, incomplete, stolen, delayed, misdirected or postage-due entries or mail; (d) inaccessibility of any website in whole or in part for any reason; (e) damage to entrants' or any person's computer or other equipment or the contents thereof; or (f) any condition caused by events that may cause the Sweepstakes to be disrupted or corrupted. In the event of any conflict between any Sweepstakes details contained in these Official Rules and Sweepstakes details contained in any Sweepstakes advertising materials, the details of the Sweepstakes as set forth in these Official Rules shall prevail. In the event that the operation, security, or administration of the Sweepstakes is impaired in any way for any reason, including, but not limited to fraud, virus, or other technical problem, the Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, either: (a) suspend the Sweepstakes to address the impairment and then resume the Sweepstakes in a manner that best conforms to the spirit of these Official Rules; (b) award the prize(s) from among the applicable eligible entries and/or prize claims received up to the time of the impairment; or (c) proceed in such a manner as may be deemed fair and equitable by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Although Sponsor attempts to ensure the integrity of the Sweepstakes, Sweepstakes Parties are not responsible for the actions of participants or other individuals in connection with the Sweepstakes, including participants' or other individuals' attempts to circumvent the Official Rules or otherwise interfere with the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right, at any time and at its sole discretion, to disqualify and/or deem ineligible to participate in this Sweepstakes or any future Sponsor promotion, any individual it suspects: (a) to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes; (b) to be acting in violation of these Official Rules; (c) to be acting in bad faith or in a disruptive manner, or with the intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person; (d) to have failed to agree to these Official Rules; or (e) to be in violation of these Official Rules. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY A PARTICIPANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE SWEEPSTAKES SITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. The Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision. Screen shots or any other purported evidence of winning will not be accepted in place of Sponsor's own methods of winner verification.

RELEASE AND LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY: By participating in the Sweepstakes, you agree to forever and irrevocably release, discharge and hold harmless the Sweepstakes Parties, together with the respective parents, officers, directors, employees, representatives, agents, shareholders, successors and assigns of each (aforementioned individuals and organizations collectively, the “Released Parties”) from and against any claim or cause of action arising out of participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt or use/misuse of any prize, including, but not limited to: (a) unauthorized human intervention in the Sweepstakes; (b) technical errors related to computers, servers, software, or telephone or network lines; (c) printing errors or any errors made in the advertisement of the Sweepstakes; (d) lost, late, postage-due, misdirected, or undeliverable mail; (e) errors in the administration of the Sweepstakes, the processing of entries or prize claims, or the announcement of prizes; (f) injury or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt of any prize; or (g) any condition caused by events beyond the control of the Sponsor that may cause the Sweepstakes to be disrupted or corrupted. You further agree that in any cause of action, the Released Parties’ liability will be limited to the cost of entering and participating in the Sweepstakes, and in no event shall the Released Parties be liable for attorney’s fees. You hereby waive the right to claim any damages whatsoever, including, but not limited to, punitive, consequential, direct, or indirect damages. Released Parties expressly disclaim any responsibility or liability for injury or loss to any person or property resulting from the Sweepstakes or relating to the delivery and/or subsequent use or misuse of any prizes awarded. Without limiting the foregoing, the Sweepstakes, all prizes, and all materials are provided "as is" without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including without limitation the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement.

PUBLICITY: By participating in the Sweepstakes, you grant to Sponsor and its affiliated companies the right, except where prohibited by law, to use your name, likeness, picture, address (city and state), voice, biographical information, entry and written or oral statements, for advertising and promotional purposes in promoting or publicizing the Sweepstakes, Sponsor, its affiliated companies, and the products or services of each, in any and all media without limitation as to time or territory, without compensation unless required by law. You shall have no right of approval, no claim to compensation, and no claim (including, without limitation, claims based on invasion of privacy, defamation, or right of publicity) arising out of any use, blurring, alteration, or use in composite form of your name, picture, likeness, address (city and state), biographical information, or entry.

PRIVACY: Information submitted in connection with the Sweepstakes will be treated in accordance with these Official Rules and Sponsor’s Privacy Policy (as may be amended from time to time), available via www.chicagowolves.com; provided, that in the event of any conflict between these Official Rules and such Privacy Policy, the terms and conditions of these Official Rules shall prevail. By participating in the Sweepstakes, you agree that Sponsor may share your personal information with the Released Parties for the purpose of verification and prize fulfillment in the event that you are a potential winner.

DISPUTES: Except where prohibited, by participating in the Sweepstakes you agree that any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, the Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, entrant’s rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of the Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Illinois, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Illinois or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Illinois.

SEVERABILITY/HEADINGS: If any provision of these Official Rules is found to be unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from these Official Rules and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions. Headings and captions are used in these Official Rules solely for convenience of reference, and shall not be deemed to affect in any manner the meaning or intent of these Official Rules or any provision hereof.

WINNER ANNOUNCEMENT: For the name of the Winners, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: Chicago Wolves, 2301 Ravine Way, Glenview, IL 60025, Attn: Brett Bennick. Requests must be received by 1/30/2022.