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The Seabrook Island Club and Charleston Weddings Beach Wedding Giveaway (the "Sweepstakes") entry period commences at 12:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time on June 2, 2014, and ends at 11:59 PM Eastern Daylight Time on JULY 31, 2014 (the "Sweepstakes Entry Period"). The Sweepstakes is sponsored by Seabrook Island Resort, Southern Protocol, Jennifer Bearden Photography, AV Connections, Ancesserie, and DJ Bunn, I Do Makeup, and Blue Light Social Media & PR (sometimes hereinafter singularly referred to as the "Sponsors").
This Sweepstakes is open to any legal resident of the 50 United States, and the District of Columbia, 18 years or older as of date of entry. Employees of the Sponsors; any promotional companies or advertising agencies participating in the Sweepstakes and employees of their respective subsidiaries and affiliates; any persons involved in the creation, development, or implementation of this Sweepstakes; and any other persons or entities directly associated with this Sweepstakes and any members of their immediate families or households are ineligible to participate. Entries for the Sweepstakes drawing must be received prior to the expiration of the Sweepstakes Entry Period. This Sweepstakes is void in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands and wherever prohibited or restricted by law, and is subject to all federal, state, and local laws and regulations. By submitting an entry form, entrants agree to abide by these Official Rules and all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations that govern sweepstakes.
One grand prize that consists of one (i) one (1) VENUE Space at Seabrook Island Resort, includes SPACE ONLY at the Ocean Terrace ceremony space, the Atlantic Ballroom reception space, included with the Atlantic Ballroom is the adjacent pre-function space, the Carolina Room, and the veranda that surrounds both of these rooms. (value $7500+tax) and excludes catering and beverages. Seabrook Island Club’s catering and beverage minimum is the responsibility of the winners; (ii) Event planning services by Southern Protocol (value $7500); (iii) Photography package by Jennifer Bearden (value $6500) (iv) Lighting package by AV Connections ($1250); (v) 75 -100 letterpress invitations from Ancesserie ($3500); (vi) Associate DJ package from DJ Bunn ($1195) (vii) Wedding hair styling package from I DO Makeup ($725). Please see the SPONSOR SPECIFICATIONS for the complete explanation of individual packages. Redemption date for giveaway is July 25, 2015. No other dates may be substituted. Actual retail value may vary. ARV includes customary service charges and sales taxes in the maximum value. Winner will be subject to credit approval and prepayment for any amounts over the stated maximum amount. The Grand Prize is not transferable or assignable, or redeemable for cash, trade, and no substitutions will be allowed, Each prize winner is responsible for compliance with all applicable federal, state, and/or local laws and regulations, including, without limitation, the payment of all applicable taxes.
HOW TO ENTER:
You may enter the Sweepstakes by accessing the entry screen at Giveaways on CharlestonWeddingsMag.com (part of “Administrator” DEZ Inc. dba Gulfstream Communications) and fully completing the entry form, before 11:59PM Eastern Daylight Time on July 31, 2014. Your full name, address, city, state, zip code, email address, date of birth, and phone number are required for entry. Limit one entry per person/email address. Normal Internet access and usage charges imposed by your online carrier apply. Incomplete or late entries will be disqualified. An entry will be deemed to have been made by the "authorized account holder" of the email address utilized at the time the entry is made. For purposes herein, the "authorized account holder" refers to the person assigned to an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses. If an entrant is determined to have sent more than one entry, that entrant will be disqualified. All entries will become the property of the Administrator and will not be returned. The Administrator is not responsible for transmission and/or computer error.
RANDOM DRAWING/ODDS OF WINNING/WINNER:
Up to four (4) semifinalists of the Sweepstakes will be selected by a panel of judges by August 15, 2014. Selection criteria of the semifinalists will be based on, in part, but not limited to entrants description of why Charleston is their quintessential dream wedding destination. Selection criteria for the semifinalist is based on the sole discretion of the judging panel. Semifinalists agree to Sponsors’ and Administrator’s use of Semifinalists’ names, city, state, likeness, and/or prize information for promotional purposes in any medium without additional compensation to the extent permitted by law. Semifinalists will be posted on the Charleston Weddings website and the Charleston Weddings Facebook page to give the public the opportunity to vote from August 15, 2014–September 30, 2014. The Grand Prize will be awarded and winner will be notified via email or phone on October 15, 2014, using the contact information provided on the winner's entry form. Each entrant is responsible for the accuracy of the information included in his/her entry. The Grand Prize winner will be notified by the Administrator and shall be final and conclusive. The odds of becoming a semifinalist or winning the Grand Prize will be determined by the actual number of eligible entries received. If Grand Prize notification is returned as non-deliverable, potential winner will be disqualified and an alternate winner will be selected. The name of the winner of the Sweepstakes will be available after October 15, 2014. To obtain this information, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to: Attn: Weddings Magazine Editor, Gulfstream Communications, 782 Johnnie Dodds Blvd., Suite C, Mount Pleasant, SC, 29464.
PRIZE WINNER VERIFICATION AND PRIZE DELIVERY: The Sweepstakes winner will be notified by email and/or phone using the contact information provided upon registration and associated with their winning Entry. Each Prize winner may be required to sign an affidavit of eligibility and liability release, and/or IRS Form W-9’s from Sponsors and, where permitted, a publicity release (collectively, “Affidavit”) from the Sponsors prior to the Grand Prize booking. If a potential winner does not respond within three (3) days of the first winner notification attempt, or if their Grand Prize notification is returned as undeliverable or unclaimed, or if such potential winner’s Affidavit is not returned within three (3) days after it was mailed to winner, or if such potential winner declines a prize for any reason prior to award, is found to be ineligible or cannot or does not comply with these Official Rules, such potential winner may be subject to disqualification, their prize subject to forfeiture, and an alternate winner may be selected in a random drawing from all remaining eligible Entries received.
Grand Prize will be fulfilled on July 25, 2015 or the Grand Prize will be forfeited. Grand Prize winner agrees to Sponsors’ and Administrator’s use of Grand Prize Winner’s name, city, state, likeness, and/or prize information for promotional purposes in any medium without additional compensation to the extent permitted by law. Grand Prize winner may be issued an IRS Form 1099 by Sponsors for the ARV of the Grand Prize awarded in this Sweepstakes.
Any attempt by any person to deliberately damage any web site or undermine legitimate operation of a sweepstakes may constitute a violation of criminal and civil laws, and should such an attempt be made, the Administrator reserves the right to seek damages from and/or to prosecute any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Any such tampering also will result in ineligibility to win the Grand Prize in the Sweepstakes.
By participating in this Sweepstakes, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsors and Administrator which are final in all matters relating to this Sweepstakes and acknowledge compliance with these Official Rules. By participating in this Sweepstakes, each entrant hereby agrees to the Administrator’s collection and usage of the entrant's personal information. The Sponsors and Administrator are in no way liable for any damage, loss, or injury resulting from computer malfunctions, misdirected or incomplete entries, or acceptance and use of the Grand Prize. The winner assumes liability for injuries caused or claimed to be caused by participation in the Sweepstakes or the use or misuse of the Grand Prize. The Administrator reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes should virus, bugs, or other causes beyond the control of the Sponsors or Administrator corrupt the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper play of the Sweepstakes and award the Grand Prize from all eligible entries received prior to cancellation or suspension.
By entering this Sweepstakes, each entrant hereby voluntarily and irrevocably releases, holds harmless and agrees not to institute any claim against the Administrator and the Sponsors and any of their respective affiliates, and their respective officers, directors, employees and agents from any losses, damages, or expenses from any and all injuries, losses or damages of any kind arising from or in connection with, either directly or indirectly, (1) the awarding, acceptance, receipt, possession, use and/or misuse of the prize awarded herein; and/or (2) participation in the Sweepstakes or any prize related activities.
Under no circumstances will any entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and each entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental or consequential damages, or any other damages, including attorneys' fees, and entrant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.
By accepting the Grand Prize, each winner grants the Administrator and the Sponsors permission to use his or her name and likeness for advertising and promotional purposes without any additional compensation (except where prohibited by law). By entering the Sweepstakes, entrants shall be deemed to have agreed to have their entry information made available to the Administrator and the Sponsors. The Sweepstakes is subject to these Official Rules. By entering the Sweepstakes, entrants and the winner agree to waive any right to claim any ambiguity, inequity or error in the Official Rules of the Sweepstakes, and/or of the Sweepstakes itself, and agree to be bound by these Official Rules and by all decisions of, and interpretations of these Official Rules by the Sponsors and Administrator, which in all respects shall be final and binding.
The South Carolina courts (state and federal) shall have sole jurisdiction of any controversies regarding the sweepstakes and the laws of the state of South Carolina, without regard to conflicts of laws principles shall govern the sweepstakes. Entrants waive any and all objections to jurisdiction and venue in these courts and hereby submit to the jurisdiction of those courts.
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Seabrook Island Resort, Southern Protocol, Jennifer Bearden Photography, AV Connections, Ancesserie, and DJ Bunn, and Blue Light Social Media & PR.
Seabrook Island Club: The Seabrook Island Club will provide their oceanfront ceremony space, the Ocean Terrace, and the ocean-view ballroom, the Atlantic Ballroom. Included with the ballroom is the adjacent pre-function space, the Carolina Room, and the veranda that surrounds both of these rooms (value $7500 +tax). The standard Food & Beverage Minimum of $12,000 before service charge and tax are not included (no outside food or beverage is permitted excluding a wedding cake.) In addition, Seabrook Island Club will provide the available inventory of 6' and 8' tables and 60” round dining tables, china, glassware, flatware, servers, dance floor, and our banquet chairs. Standard house linen (available in white only) is included.
Southern Protocol Weddings & Events: This package will provide three wedding planning meeting dates (Design, Selection, and Final Confirmations). Complete wedding planning by Lizz Akerman, founder and Creative Director, Southern Protocol. Weddings & Events. Design board and day-of coordination is also included.
Jennifer Bearden Photography: This package will provide 7 hours wedding day photography coverage from two photographers, including Jennifer Bearden. All edited images will be provided to the winners on high-res DVDs. The winners will also have an online gallery for 3 months after the event, from which visitors can order additional images.
AV Connections: This package will provide wedding reception atmosphere lighting and design to the winning couple up to a total value of $1250 including applicable taxes and limited to in-stock and available equipment. Value may include all set up and tear down and technical operation if necessary.
Ancesserie Letterpress: This package will provide a complete wedding suite of 100 letterpress wedding suites including 5x7 invitations and response cards with matching envelopes on 110lb single-ply card stock in one color ink. Finishing by hand not included. Theme will be selected from the existing themes produced by Ancesserie, in a single color. The suite will consist of an exterior envelope invitation, inner envelope, response card and envelope. Themes will be selected from the existing themes produced by Ancesserie, in a single color. Does not include hand-finishing or treatments, save the date notifications, or additional stationery.
Blue Light PR & Social Media: This package will provide 4 hours Social Media Concierge Service to live Tweet/ Instagram/ YouTube to the Grand prize winner during their their wedding day festivities, using approved custom hashtags. $1,000.
DJ Bunn: The Associate package will provide 4 hours of playing time and announcements (No charge for set-up or tear down). Includes all music, whether on website or not; unlimited use of the online music and event planning tools; unlimited personal consultations; and a state of the art sound system
Add-on services that are available: More than 4 hours of music (Add $250 per hour); additional Sound (Add $100 per speaker); dance Floor Lighting (Add $295); custom Song Edit (Add $100); Ceremony Service (Add $395) - includes 2 lapel microphones, 1 handheld microphone, and music if needed
I Do Makeup: This package will include trial run hair and makeup for the bride (value of $200); wedding day hair and makeup for the bride (value of $350); wedding day hair and makeup for the maid of honor (value of $175). Total value of $725
All prizes to be effected July 25, 2015. May not be exchanged for cash value, other dates or locations or credit with the sponsors.
Attn: Weddings Magazine Editor, Gulfstream Communications, 782 Johnnie Dodds Blvd., Suite C, Mount Pleasant, SC, 29464