MNN 10,000 Lakes Festival VIP Concert Tickets Giveaway
Official Contest Rules

TO ENTER: No purchase necessary. Contest begins Thursday, March 19, 2009, 12:00 a.m. EST and ends on Thursday, April 16, 2009, at 11:59 p.m. To enter, go to www.mnn.com/10klf.com, take the quiz, and complete the official entry form. Only one entry per e-mail address. If any dispute arises concerning the identity of an entrant, the owner of the e-mail address from which entry was sent shall be deemed the entrant.

DEADLINE: Contest entries will be accepted starting on Thursday, March 19, 2009, and ending at 11:59 p.m. EST on Thursday, April 16, 2009. Entries received after this time will not be considered.

WINNER SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION: One (1) winner will be selected by Mother Nature Network by randomized selection from among all eligible entries on or after Friday, April 17, 2009. The winner will be notified at the e-mail address and phone number used to enter the contest. If a selected winner is ineligible, declines the prize, or if Mother Nature Network is unable to make contact with a selected winner after reasonable effort and time (72 hours), the prize shall be forfeited and may be awarded to an alternate winner selected by another randomized selection from all remaining entries.

AWARDING & DELIVERY OF PRIZE: Subject to eligibility verification. The winner will receive two (2) VIP Music and Camping Tickets to the 10,000 Lakes Festival from July 22-25, 2009 in Detroit Lakes, MN. ("This ticket includes VIP Camping and Admission to all music 7/22-7/25/09. Includes premium camping directly behind the Main Stage, 10KLF Folding Camp Chair, VIP Main Stage Concert Seating Area, VIP Bar & Chill Lounge, access to the VIP Elevated Skybox, 6 VIP catered meals & beverage tickets.” – 10KLF.com)

Tickets are valid on July 22-25 2009 only. The winner will also receive two (2) round-trip airfare tickets (in the form of air-travel certificates) as part of the prize package, leaving from winner’s location on July 22 and returning on July 26.   Winner will also receive pre-paid round-trip transportation from Minneapolis to the concert site with mrBusDriver.  Approximate retail value of total prize: $2,500. Winner is responsible for all other expenses incident to use of prize. 
The winner will be contacted via e-mail by a representative from Mother Nature Network and must claim prizes via instructions from an MNN representative. 

ELIGIBILITY: Entrants and winner's companion must be 18 years of age or older at the time of entry and a legal U.S. resident currently residing in the Continental United States.  If requested, the winner must provide proof of age, identity, and residency. Employees and immediate family members of Mother Nature Network, and their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates and advertising agencies are not eligible to win. This contest is void where prohibited or restricted by law.

CONDITIONS OF ENTRY:

A. Use of winner's name: By entering, each entrant grants permission, without further compensation, to MNN to use the entrant's name, voice, photograph, likeness and biographical material for broadcast and promotional purposes in connection with the contest.

B. Execution of Affidavit and Release: By entering, each entrant agrees that if selected as the winner, he/she will sign a release and waiver of liability. The prize may be forfeited and awarded to another entrant if winner does not execute the prepared form of release and waiver and make arrangements for pick-up or delivery of the prize within two (2) business days after being notified or if selected winner is not eligible in accordance with these rules.

C. Release Station of Liability: By entering, entrants agree to release Sponsors from any claim, loss, liability, damage or injury of any kind arising from their participation in the contest of their receipt or use of the contest prize.

D. Governing Law: This contest shall be governed and enforced pursuant to the laws of the state of Georgia, excluding choice of law provisions.

E. If the prize becomes unavailable for any reason, Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of comparable value. Returned or unclaimed prizes will be forfeited and an alternate winner will be selected. Winner is solely responsible for all taxes associated with prize receipt and/or use.

INTERNET: If for any reason, the Internet-related portion of this contest is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, tampering, fraud, technical failure, or any other cause which corrupts or threatens the administration, security or integrity of the contest, Sponsors reserve the right, in their sole discretion, to terminate or suspend the contest or any portion of the contest. ANY ATTEMPT TO DAMAGE OR UNDERMINE THE FAIR AND LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS CONTEST WILL RESULT IN DISQUALIFICATION FROM THE CONTEST. Information submitted in entries, including entrant's name, address, e-mail address, etc., may be used by MNN for marketing or promotional purposes.

SPONSOR: Mother Nature Network: 191 Peachtree St., Atlanta, GA  30303