#POKEMONTCO SWEEPSTAKES
Catch 'Em All in Montgomery county

Pokemon Go players, this contest is for you. Show off your photos using #Pokemontco for a chance to win an iPhone 6. Here's what to do:

  • Play Pokemon Go in Montgomery County
  • Grab a picture of your cool finds
  • Post your picture to Instagram using #Pokemontco
  • Be entered to win an iPhone 6

One winner will be chosen at random on Monday, August 22 and announced on the @VisitValleyForge Instagram account.

All participants must be 18 years of age or older. See official rules below for more details.

OFFICIAL RULES

 

NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE DOES NOT INCREASE THE CHANCES OF WINNING.

1. ELIGIBILITY
Sweepstakes (the "Sweepstakes") is open only to those qualifying entrants who are 18 years of age or older as of the date of entry. The sweepstakes is only open to legal residents of the United States and is void where prohibited by law. Employees of Valley Forge Tourism and Convention Board (the "Sponsor") their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, media partners, suppliers and their immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of each are not eligible to participate in the Sweepstakes. The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited.

2. AGREEMENT TO RULES
By participating, you agree to be fully unconditionally bound by these Rules, and you represent and warrant that you meet the eligibility requirements set forth herein. In addition, you agree to accept the decisions of Valley Forge Tourism and Convention Board, as final and binding as it relates to the content. The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws.

3. SWEEPSTAKES PERIOD
Entries will be accepted online starting on August 5th, 2016 at or about 12:00 PM EDT and ending Monday, August 22nd, 2016 at or about 12:00 AM EDT. All entries must be received by August 21st, 2016 at 11:59 PM EDT.

4. HOW TO ENTER
The Sweepstakes must be entered by following @VisitValleyForge on Instagram and sending us your best Pokemon finds, tagging your posts with #PokeMontco. The entry must fulfill all sweepstakes requirements, as specified, to be eligible to win a prize. Entries that are not complete or do not adhere to the rules or specifications may be disqualified at the sole discretion of Valley Forge Tourism and Convention Board. Each user who adds a photo is counted as one entry. Multiple photos from the same account will count as one entry. You may not enter more times than indicated by using multiple accounts, identities or devices in an attempt to circumvent the rules. If you use fraudulent methods or otherwise attempt to circumvent the rules your submission may be removed from eligibility at the sole discretion of Valley Forge Tourism and Convention Board.

5. PRIZES
Winners will receive an iPhone 6 ($550 value). 

Actual/appraised value may differ at time of prize award. The specifics of the prize shall be solely determined by the Sponsor. No cash or other prize substitution permitted except at Sponsor's discretion. The prize is nontransferable. Any and all prize related expenses, including without limitation any and all federal, state, and/or local taxes shall be the sole responsibility of the winner. No substitution of prize or transfer/assignment of prize to others or request for the cash equivalent by winners is permitted. Acceptance of prize constitutes permission for Valley Forge Tourism and Convention Board to use winner's name, likeness, and entry for purposes of advertising and trade without further compensation, unless prohibited by law.

6. ODDS
The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.

7. WINNER SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION
Winners will be selected based on creativity and quality of their doodles. Winners will be notified via Instagram within 24 hours of contest conclusion. Valley Forge Tourism and Convention Board shall have no liability for a winner's failure to receive notices due to winners' security settings or for winners' provision of incorrect or otherwise non-functioning contact information. If the selected winner cannot be contacted, is ineligible, fails to claim the prize within 24 hours from the time award notification was sent, or fails to timely return a completed and executed declaration and releases as required, prize may be forfeited and an alternate winner selected.

The receipt by winner of the prize offered in this Sweepstakes is conditioned upon compliance with any and all federal and state laws and regulations. ANY VIOLATION OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES BY ANY WINNER (AT SPONSOR'S SOLE DISCRETION) WILL RESULT IN SUCH WINNER'S DISQUALIFICATION AS WINNER OF THE SWEEPSTAKES AND ALL PRIVILEGES AS WINNER WILL BE IMMEDIATELY TERMINATED.

8. RIGHTS GRANTED BY YOU
By entering this content you understand that Valley Forge Tourism and Convention Board, anyone acting on behalf of Valley Forge Tourism and Convention Board, or its respective licensees, successors and assigns will have the right, where permitted by law, without any further notice, review or consent to print, publish, broadcast, distribute, and use, worldwide in any media now known or hereafter in perpetuity and throughout the World, your entry, including, without limitation, the entry and winner's name, portrait, picture, voice, likeness, image or statements about the Sweepstakes, and biographical information as news, publicity or information and for trade, advertising, public relations and promotional purposes without any further compensation.

9. TERMS
Valley Forge Tourism and Convention Board reserves the right, in its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes should (in its sole discretion) a virus, bugs, non-authorized human intervention, fraud or other causes beyond its control corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes. In such case, Valley Forge Tourism and Convention Board may select the recipients from all eligible entries received prior to and/or after (if appropriate) the action taken by Valley Forge Tourism and Convention Board. Valley Forge Tourism and Convention Board reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who tampers or attempts to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or website or violates these Terms & Conditions.

Valley Forge Tourism and Convention Board has the right, in its sole discretion, to maintain the integrity of the Sweepstakes, to void votes for any reason, including, but not limited to; multiple entries from the same user from different accounts; multiple entries from the same computer in excess of that allowed by sweepstakes rules; or the use of bots, macros or scripts or other technical means for entering.

Any attempt by an entrant to deliberately damage any web 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, Valley Forge Tourism and Convention Board reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law.

By entering the Sweepstakes you agree to receive email newsletters periodically from Valley Forge Tourism and Convention Board. You can opt-out of receiving this communication at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link in the newsletter.

10. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
By entering you agree to release and hold harmless Valley Forge Tourism and Convention Board and its subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers and directors from any liability, illness, injury, death, loss, litigation, claim or damage that may occur, directly or indirectly, whether caused by negligence or not, from (i) such entrant's participation in the sweepstakes and/or his/her acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of any prize or any portion thereof, (ii) technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to the malfunctioning of any computer, cable, network, hardware or software; (iii) the unavailability or inaccessibility of any transmissions or telephone or Internet service; (iv) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Promotion; (v) electronic or human error which may occur in the administration of the Promotion or the processing of entries.

11. DISPUTES
THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS GOVERNED BY THE LAWS OF THE UNITED STATES AND PENNSYLVANIA, WITHOUT RESPECT TO CONFLICT OF LAW DOCTRINES. As a condition of participating in this Sweepstakes, participant agrees
that any and all disputes which cannot be resolved between the parties, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively before a court located in Pennsylvania having jurisdiction. Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances will participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental, or consequential damages, including reasonable attorneys' fees, other than participant's actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e. costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes), and participant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.

12. PRIVACY POLICY
Information submitted with an entry is subject to the Privacy Policy stated on the Valley Forge Tourism and Convention Board website. To read the Privacy Policy, http://www.valleyforge.org/privacy/ click here.

13. WINNERS LIST
To obtain a copy of the winner's name or a copy of these Official Rules, mail your request along with a stamped, self-addressed envelope to: Valley Forge Tourism & Convention Board Attention: Taylor Tropea, 1000 First Ave, Suite 101, King of Prussia, Pa., 19406, USA.

14. SPONSOR
The Sponsor of the Sweepstakes is Valley Forge Tourism and Convention Board, 1000 First Ave, Suite 101 King of Prussia, PA 19406, USA


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