Skip the Straw Giveaway

“Skip the Straw” Giveaway Rules


OFFICIAL SWEEPSTAKES RULES


NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. ODDS OF WINNING WILL DEPEND ON THE TOTAL NUMBER OF ENTRIES RECEIVED. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. DO NOT ENTER THIS SWEEPSTAKES IF YOU ARE NOT EIGHTEEN (18) YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER AS OF April 4, 2019 AND A LEGAL RESIDENT OF AND CURRENTLY RESIDING IN ONE OF THE FIFTY (50) UNITED STATES OR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA. THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOT ASSOCIATED WITH FACEBOOK. 


ONE ENTRY PER PERSON. ENTRIES VALID April 1, 2019 through April 4, 2019.  


  1. Giveaway Summary: Entry into this Giveaway begins April 1, 2019 and ends April 4, 2019 at 12 p.m. Any entries received after the giveaway period will not be considered. This Giveaway consists of four (4) winners randomly selected from all eligible entries received between these dates. To enter, a person must interact on our Facebook post and “like” our Facebook page, Peoria County Government. You will be asked to enter your name and valid email address that is your own email address. By entering into this sweepstakes, you consent to permitting Peoria County Government to contact you in the event you win through Facebook messenger.  No purchase necessary and purchase anywhere will not, in any way, increase chances of winning. One entry per person per giveaway. Entering more than once is prohibited and does not increase your chances of winning. Winners will be chosen on Friday, April 4 after 12 p.m. using http://www.miniwebtool.com/random-name-picker. Entry in this giveaway does not constitute entry into any other promotion, contest or sweepstakes. By participating in this Giveaway, each entrant unconditionally agrees to comply with these official rules.


Privacy Policy: It is Peoria County’s privacy policy not to share, sell, loan, or rent entrant’s contact information (name, email address, etc.) to any third party. However, by entering into this sweepstakes you consent to allowing Peoria County Government to: (1) contact you via Facebook messenger to alert you if you have won; and (2) post your first name, last name initial, and location along with the prize you have won in the event you win on Peoria County Government’s Facebook and Twitter pages.


Drawing: Entry into this Giveaway begins at begins April 1, 2019 and ends April 4, 2019 at 12 p.m. Any entries received after the giveaway period will not be considered. To enter, a person must interact on our Facebook post and “like” our Facebook page, Peoria County Government. Winners will be randomly selected from all eligible entries using http://www.miniwebtool.com/random-name-picker. Peoria County Government Facebook page will announce the winners on its Facebook page and will contact the winner via Facebook messenger. If potential winner declines prize, fails to respond to three efforts to contact him or her or fails to use the prize, Peoria County will not select another winner and the prize will be forfeited. If a dispute arises over a prize, the winner is the person to whom the email account is registered.


Prizes: The Giveaway prize consists of a reusable straw kit. Peoria County may choose up to 4 winners.


 Prizes are not redeemable for cash. Peoria County reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value.


Conditions of Participation: Each prize winner is responsible for any and all federal, state and local taxes, along with any other fees or expenses, associated with any prize he or she wins. Accepting a prize constitutes winner’s consents to the use of their name, city and state for advertising and promotional purposes without compensation or notice, to the extent such use is permitted by law.


Eligibility: To be eligible to win giveaway prize, entrant must interact on our Facebook post and “like” our Facebook page, Peoria County Government, between April 1, 2019 and April 4, 2019 at 12 pm. An entrant is not eligible to win if he or she is under 18 years of age as of April 4, 2019 or not a legal resident of and currently residing in one of the 50 U.S. states or the District of Columbia. Void where prohibited.  No purchase necessary to enter or win.  One entry per giveaway: if you enter more than once, you may be excluded from the giveaway.  Odds of winning depend on total numbers of entries.  Peoria County is not responsible for problems encountered with computer systems, equipment, failure of email, or problems with the internet or entrant’s internet connection.


Peoria County assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect or delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, problems or technical malfunctions of any computer online systems, servers, or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any e-mail or entry to be received on account of human error, technical problems or traffic congestion on the internet or at any website, theft or destruction, or unauthorized access to, or tampering with or hacking of website, any combination thereof, or otherwise, including any injury or damage to any entrant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participation in this Giveaway. ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY ALTER OR DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATIONS OF THE GIVEAWAY MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, PEORIA COUNTY RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.


Disputes/Governing Law/Jurisdiction: Any dispute arising out of this sweepstakes shall be governed by the laws of the State of Illinois, without reference to its choice of law rules. By participating in this giveaway, all participants submit to the jurisdiction of the courts of the State of Illinois for resolution of any disputes arising hereunder.


Winner Information: Winners will be notified by Facebook Messenger and winner’s first name, last initial will be posted on Peoria County Government’s Facebook and Twitter pages. Names of winners can also be obtained by sending a self-addressed, stamped envelope to Peoria County, 324 Main St, Room 502, Peoria, IL 61602.  Any such request must identify the title and date of the giveaway about which you are inquiring and must be received on or before October 4, 2019.


Sponsor: Peoria County is the sponsor of this giveaway.


Release: By entering and participating, entrant agrees to hold harmless, defend and indemnify Peoria County and their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, and advertising and promotion agencies of each; and (ii) the sponsor identified above from and against any and all claims, demands, liability, damages or causes of action (however named or described), losses, costs or expenses, with respect to or arising out of or related to: (i) entrant’s participation in the Giveaway, or (ii) entrant’s participation in any Prize-related activities (including, without limitation, any property loss, damage, personal injury or death caused to any person(s).