It’s All About the Meat Contest rules

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY

CONTEST TERMS
The Contest runs for a total of five (5) weeks, beginning Monday, March 6th, 2017 ending Sunday, April 9th, 2017.

ELIGIBILITY
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 Mazzaferro’s Meats, each of their 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.

HOW TO ENTER
No purchase necessary. Entry forms for the It’s All About the Meat contest will be located each Monday through Saturday in the Rome Sentinel from Monday, March 6th, 2017 ending Saturday, April 8th, 2017.  The official contest logo will be located in a separate Contest ad, also located in the Rome Sentinel daily from Monday, March 6th, 2017 ending Sunday, April 8th, 2017. Free entry forms will be available at the Rome Sentinel office located at 333 W. Dominick St., Rome NY for the duration of the contest.

CONTEST RULES
1. Cut out and complete the It’s All About the Meat contest entry form found in the Rome Sentinel and attach the Official It’s All About the Meat contest logo (hidden somewhere in the newspaper) for the Mazzaferro’s Meats It’s All About the Meat contest.
2. The completed entry forms and the contest logo ad should either be mailed or dropped off at the Rome Sentinel addressed as: It’s All About the Meat contest, Rome Sentinel, PO Box 471 St. Rome, NY 13442 Monday – Friday between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.
3. Only one entry per household will be accepted per day.  Entries that do not contain both the entry form and the It’s All About the Meat contest logo will be disqualified. All entry forms must be filled out completely, each must contain a phone number. Incomplete, illegible or inaccurate entries are void.  Entries must be received by 5:00 on Wednesday, April 12, 2017.

PRIZES
There will be a total of 30 (thirty) daily prize winners (Mon-Sat) of a $25 Mazzaferro’s Meats gift certificate chosen from a random drawing. 2 (two) grand prize winners of a $500 gift card each to the Mazzaferro’s Meats It’s All About the Meat contest winners. The  prize winners must sign an Affidavit of Eligibility, Liability and Publicity Release form in order to be eligible to accept the prize. No substitution or transfer of the prize will be allowed, except at the sole discretion of the Rome Sentinel Company. The Rome Sentinel Company reserves the right to substitute prizes of equal value.  All local, state and federal taxes incurred by accepting a prize will be the sole responsibility of the prize winner. The prize must be claimed within 30 days of the last day of the contest (April 12, 2017) or becomes the property of the Rome Sentinel Company.

DRAWING DATE
The Rome Sentinel Company will randomly choose six daily prize winners on a weekly basis. Winners will be contacted by phone and their names will be printed in the Rome Sentinel newspaper. The grand prize winners will be drawn on or around April 13, 2017.  The Grand prize winners will be contacted by phone and the names will be printed in the Rome Sentinel newspaper. Daily prizes (a $25 gift card to Mazzaferro’s Meats) can be picked up at the Rome Sentinel office at 333 W. Dominick St. Rome, Monday – Friday between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. The Grand prize winners will be presented their $500 gift card at the Mazzaferro’s Meats store in Rome NY. No prizes will be mailed. Odds of winning depend on the number of acceptable 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.

CONDITIONS

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. In the event of non-compliance with these Official Rules, if prize is refused, not claimed within 30 days or cannot be accepted for any reason, the prize will be forfeited and become the property of the Rome Sentinel Company. Acceptance of a 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.

WINNERS LIST

To obtain the name of the Grand Prize winner, mail a stamped, self-addressed legal size envelope (to arrive by Friday, April 30, 2017) to:  Grand prize winner-- It’s All About the Meat contest, Rome Sentinel Company, 333 W. Dominick St., Rome NY 13440  Attn: Marsha Dionne.