No purchase is necessary to enter or win this sweepstakes. Making a purchase will not increase your chances of winning. Void where prohibited by law.

The Alley Charleston and Charleston Weddings’ Rehearsal Dinner After-Party Giveaway (the "Sweepstakes") entry period commences at 12:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time on October 7, 2013, and ends at 11:59 PM Eastern Daylight Time on January 17, 2014 (the "Sweepstakes Entry Period"). The Sweepstakes is sponsored by The Alley Charleston, 131 Columbus St., Charleston, SC 29403 (sometimes hereinafter singularly referred to as the "Sponsor").

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 Sponsor; 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) two-hour rehearsal dinner after-party from 9 to 11 p.m. at The Alley Charleston for up to 75 people total. Grand Prize includes: (ii) private Mezzanine upstairs area and upstairs bar; (iii) rentals (tables, chairs, china, cutlery, necessary serving materials, table linens, napkins); (iv) open bar (including well and domestic brands); (v) appetizers (wings, sliders, nachos, and boiled peanuts or comparable substitutions; value to not exceed $3,000); (vi) four (4) bowling lanes—shoe rental included--from 9 to 11 p.m. during after-party.  
Booking must be made two months in advance of event and is based on availability. Blackout dates and restrictions may apply. Redemption period for giveaway is February 1, 2014 – February 1, 2015. The Sponsor (The Alley Charleston) will coordinate booking and the actual event (Grand Prize) directly with the winner. Event is not a wedding reception; will occur after the rehearsal dinner. Approximate retail value (“ARV”) of Grand Prize is approximately $3,000 U.S. Dollars. 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, and no substitutions will be allowed except by Sponsor, which reserves the right to substitute prizes of equal or greater value or nature if advertised prize is not available. The 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.

You may enter the Sweepstakes by accessing the entry screen at Giveaways on CharlestonWeddingsMag.com (part of “Administrator” Gulfstream Communications) and fully completing the on-screen entry form, and transmitting the information to the Sponsor before 11:59PM  Eastern Daylight Time on January 17, 2014.  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.


The potential winner of the Sweepstakes will be selected in a random drawing from all eligible entries received, on or about January 17, 2014. The prize will be awarded and winner will be notified via email or phone or before January 31, 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 drawing will be conducted by the Administrator. The Grand Prize drawing shall be final and conclusive. The odds of 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 January 31, 2014. To obtain this information, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to: 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, and, where permitted, a publicity release (collectively, “Affidavit”) from the Sponsor 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.

THE ALLEY CHARLESTON: Grand Prize will be fulfilled between February 1, 2014 – February 1, 2015, based on mutual date availability for both parties, or Grand Prize will be forfeited. Grand Prize will be a rehearsal dinner after-party at The Alley Charleston as described above. Grand Prize winner agrees to Sponsor 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. If a Grand Prize is won by a person who is not of the legal age of majority in their state of residence (a "Minor") (a) the Minor’s Grand Prize may be awarded in the name of Minor’s parent or legal guardian in Sponsor’s sole discretion, (b) any use of the Minor’s name, city, state, likeness and/or prize information will be subject to the prior written approval of Minor’s parent or legal guardian, and (c) the Minor's parent or legal guardian will be required to execute the Affidavit on the Minor’s behalf. Grand Prize Grand Prize winner may be issued an IRS Form 1099 by Sponsor 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 Sponsor and Administrator which are final in all matters relating to this Sweepstakes and acknowledge compliance with these Official Rules. Each entrant acknowledges that the Privacy Policy and Terms of Use found on the theknot.com website are hereby incorporated by reference and apply to the submission of entries pursuant to 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 and acknowledges that entrant has read and accepted the above-referenced Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. The Sponsor 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 Sponsor 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 Sponsor 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 Sponsor 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 Sponsor. 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 Sponsor 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.

All rights reserved. Official Rules may be copied for personal use only and not for any commercial purpose whatsoever.
The Alley Charleston, 131 Columbus St., Charleston, SC 29403

Gulfstream Communications, 782 Johnnie Dodds Blvd., Suite C, Mount Pleasant, SC, 29464