Boonville Fair Contest rules


The Contest runs for a total of nine days (9), beginning Thursday, July 13th and ending Thursday, July 21st, 2017

The Contest is open only to legal residents of the United States who reside in the State of New York and who are eighteen (18) years of age or older as of January 1, 2017.  Employees of The Rome Sentinel Company and each of its respective divisions, affiliates, parent companies, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies (including immediate family members or those living in the same household) and any other print or electronic media or advertising agencies operating and doing business in Central New York are not eligible to enter the Contest.

No purchase necessary. Entry forms for the Boonville Fair Family 4 Pack Contest will be located in The Rome Sentinel printed newspaper as well as online from Thursday July 13th through Friday July 21st, 2017. You may enter on-line at no charge.

1.    Fill out the entry form printed in The Rome Sentinel newspaper or on-line at    
2.    Completed entry forms should either be mailed to or dropped off at: The Rome Sentinel Company, 333 W. Dominick St. Rome, NY 13440 Monday – Friday between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.
3.    Only one entry per household will be accepted per day.  Incomplete, illegible or inaccurate entries are void.  Entries must be received by 5:00 pm on Thursday, July 24th 2017.


There will be 5 (five) prize winners of a family four pack of tickets to the event on July 25th through 30th 2017.  The Rome Sentinel Company reserves the right to substitute prizes of equal or greater value.  All local, state and federal taxes incurred by accepting a prize will be the sole responsibility of the prizewinner. The prize must be claimed by Wednesday, July 26th, 2017 or becomes the property of The Rome Sentinel Company.

The Rome Sentinel Company will randomly pick three winners of family packs of four tickets from the print submissions and two winners of a family four pack of tickets from the on-line submissions on July 24th 2017. A total of five family four packs will be given away. Winners will be contacted by phone and may printed in The Rome Sentinel. No prizes will be mailed. Odds of winning depend on the number of entries received. Decisions of The Rome Sentinel Company regarding the Contest are final. The Rome Sentinel Company is not responsible for lost or misdirected mail.


By entering, entrants agree to comply with these Official Rules and the decisions of The Rome Sentinel Company, which are binding and final, and release The Rome Sentinel Company, and anyone associated with the production of this Contest, and their respective directors, officers, employees and agents from any and all liability for any claims, injuries, losses or damages (including attorneys fees) of any kind arising out of their participation in this contest or resulting from acceptance, possession, use or misuse of any prize. The potential prize winner waives the right to assert as a cost of winning the prize any and all costs of verification and redemption or travel to redeem said prize and waives any liability or claims (including attorneys fees) which might arise from redeeming or seeking to redeem said prize. In the event of non-compliance with these Official Rules, if prize is refused, not claimed by July 24th,2017 or cannot be accepted for any reason, the prize will be forfeited and become the property of The Rome Sentinel Company. Acceptance of prize constitutes permission to use the winner's name, photograph, likeness and/or statements attributed to winner regarding the Contest, for advertising and publicity purposes without further compensation or consent. All entries become the property of The Rome Sentinel Company.  This contest shall only be construed and evaluated according to the laws of the state of New York, without regard to the principles of conflicts of laws and submission of any entry constitutes acceptance of such laws.  This Contest is void where prohibited.  All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply.


To obtain the name of the winners, mail a stamped, self-addressed legal size envelope (to arrive by July 31st, 2017) to: Prize Winner-“Boonville Fair” contest attention Marsha Dionne. The Rome Sentinel Company 333 W. Dominick St., Rome, New York 13440.