Official Rules

Official Rules
No purchase or payment of any kind is necessary to enter or win and will not increase your chances of winning. MANY WILL ENTER, ONE WILL WIN. YOU HAVE NOT YET WON. SWEEPSTAKES IS ONLY OPEN IN CERTAIN STATES OF THE UNITED STATES. DO NOT ENTER IF YOU ARE NOT ELIGIBLE.

Sweepstakes runs at http://www.countryclubreceptions.com (the actual entry form is at http://www.countryclubreceptions.com/wsw) from 12:01:00 AM Pacific Daylight Time (“PDT”) on December 1, 2016 through 11:59:59 PM PDT on March 13, 2017 (“Promotion Period”). Sponsor’s computer is the official timekeeping device for the Sweepstakes. All entries must be received and recorded by Sponsor’s computer during the Promotion Period to be eligible. Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws. Void where prohibited by law.
Eligibility: This Sweepstakes is only open to INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE legal residents of the UNITED STATES of AMERICA (EXCLUDING RESIDENTS OF FLORIDA, NEW YORK, AND RHODE ISLAND), WHO ARE 18 years of age or older AT THE TIME OF ENTRY, AND WOULD LIKE THEIR WEDDING TO TAKE PLACE WITHIN THE TIMING REQUIRED BY THE OFFICIAL RULES. You are not authorized to participate in this Sweepstakes if you are not 18 years of age or older, a legal resident of the United States of America (excluding Florida, New York, and Rhode Island residents) at the time of entry, and willing to have your wedding take place within the timing required by the Official Rules. Anyone who after June 1, 2016 was or is an employee, officer, director, consultant, contractor, shareholder, representative, intern, or agent of American Golf (“Sponsor”), or its golf courses, parent companies, divisions, affiliates, subsidiaries, franchisees, fulfillment, advertising, publications, promotional, and marketing agencies, legal counsel, website providers, webmasters, or any of the other entities providing any portion of the prize for the Sweepstakes, and its and their related companies and anyone involved in the development, production, distribution of materials for, and coordination of this Sweepstakes and the members of such individuals’ immediate family or household are not eligible to participate. For these Official Rules, “immediate family” means parents, siblings, children, spouse, and persons living in the same households of each (whether related or not). Sponsor will not accept submissions from wireless domains, blacklist domains, or any email address Sponsor deems to be potentially harmful to the http://www.countryclubreceptions.com website.

How To Enter: You may enter the Sweepstakes in any of the following ways: (i) online by visiting http://www.countryclubreceptions.com (the actual entry form is at http://www.countryclubreceptions.com/wsw) and following the instructions to complete the online entry form by providing your full name, email address, and select a location from the options listed; or (ii) by hand printing your full name, city, state, and zip code of your home address (and optional street address) (P.O. Boxes are not permitted), and telephone number (including area code) either on a postcard or separate piece of paper no larger than 8½” x 11,” and mailing the postcard or separate piece of paper to: “Country Club Receptions’ Wedding Show Weekend $10,000 Wedding Giveaway Sweepstakes Entry,” 909 North Sepulveda Blvd. Suite 650 El Segundo, CA 90245 (limit one (1) entry per Participant). “Participant” is defined as an individual that meets the entry criteria. Mail in Participants must have their entries postmarked by March 13, 2017 and received by March 31, 2017. Entries without ALL of the required information are void. Proof of sending or submission will not be deemed to be proof of receipt by Sponsor. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible, or misdirected entries, which will be disqualified. Attendance at a Wedding Show Weekend event not required to enter or win. These Official Rules are also available at: http://www.countryclubreceptions.com/wsw.

When you enter at http://www.countryclubreceptions.com/wsw you will be asked to confirm that you have read and agree to these Official Rules. In order for online entries to be valid, Participant must click on the check boxes on the entry form indicating your acceptance of the Terms and Conditions of Use and applicable Legal Information and Privacy Policy and separately of these Official Rules. Further, by clicking on “Enter the Sweepstakes” to submit your online entry, you are agreeing that you have read and agree to both these Official Rules, the applicable Terms and Conditions of Use, and the applicable Legal Information and Privacy Policy referred to in these Official Rules. All required fields for entry must be completed in order for entry to be valid. Consenting to receive future emails from Sponsor is not necessary in order to be eligible for the Sweepstakes and will not increase your chances of winning. The use of all information submitted on your entry is subject to the Legal Information and Privacy Policy posted on http://www.countryclubreceptions.com. Please refer to such Legal Information and Privacy Policy for important information regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of personal information by Sponsor. As permitted by law and in accordance with Sponsor’s Legal Information and Privacy Policy, Sponsor may use information provided by entrants to send announcements about the Sponsor’s promotion.

All online entries must be received or mail in entries postmarked no later than 11:59 PM PDT on March 13, 2017, as applicable. Entries are only valid if Participant had online access on or before June 1, 2016. Normal Internet access, phone, and usage charges imposed by your online or phone service provider may apply. Limit one (1) entry per Participant and one (1) entry per email address. Any person who has more than one (1) email address at the same domain may only use one (1) of his/her email addresses to enter. More than one (1) entry per Participant and per email address will be disqualified. Any attempt to obtain more than one (1) entry per Participant by using different or multiple email addresses, identities, log ins, automatic entry software or any other method is prohibited and will result in disqualification. No copies, automated entries (including, but not limited to, entries made using any script, macro, or sweepstakes service), facsimiles, or mechanical reproductions will be accepted (including handstamped entries or mailing labels). Online entries will be declared made by the authorized account holder of the email address submitted at the time of entry. “Authorized account holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an email address by an Internet service provider, online service provider, or other organization (e.g. business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address. Potential winner may be requested to provide proof that s/he is the authorized account holder of the email address associated with the winning entry. Winner must sign the required Private Event Confirmation Agreement by April 15, 2017, and the wedding event must be held by December 31, 2018. No specific blackout dates EXCEPT for at Brookside no wedding event can take place on January 1, 2018 due to the Rose Bowl. Further, scheduling of the wedding event is subject to availability at the eligible American Golf facility selected by the winner. No wedding event can be booked for a day where the eligible American Golf facility has already been booked or set aside for annual member events.

Prizes and Selection of Winner: One (1) winners will each receive a Ten Thousand Dollar ($10,000) (Approximate Maximum Retail Value (“ARV”) wedding event at the eligible American Golf facility of winner’s choice (the eligible American Golf facilities are listed below). The prize consists of the following:] All Food and Soft Beverage Packaged offered at the course level (alcohol is specifically excluded), Ceremony Site Fee, Room Rental Fee, Dance Floor, Standard Wedding Cake (from selected eligible American Golf facility’s list of available cakes), Standard Up Lighting, Upgraded Linens from selected eligible American Golf facility’s list of available linens), One Extra Hour of Reception Time (a fifth hour), Chivari Chairs or Chair Covers (winner selects one of these options in winner’s sole discretion), Valet Service or three hour Limo Service (winner selects one of these options in winner’s sole discretion) (One Standard 8 Passenger Limo or Golf Cart Valet Service), Private Food Tasting for up to four people, Ceremony Coordination Day of Wedding, Chocolate Fountain, Head Table or Stage for Bridal party (winner selects one of these options in winner’s sole discretion), 1 year Anniversary Dinner Certificate ($250 ARV), $500 Credit off Rehearsal Dinner at any American Golf facility ($500 ARV), Winner can select from the items indicated above for an ARV of Ten Thousand Dollars ($10,000). Such Ten Thousand Dollars ($10,000) shall be credited to winner’s contracted total bill if winner elects in winner’s sole discretion to purchase other additional items beyond the Ten Thousand Dollar ($10,000) ARV. Actual retail value may vary depending on all completed prize components. The eligible American Golf facilities are as follows: Bear Creek Country Club, Brookside Golf Club, Beaver Brook Golf Course, Mountain Meadows Golf Course, Chester Washington Golf Course, Knollwood Golf Course, Diamond Bar Golf Course, , La Mirada Golf Course, San Dimas Canyon Golf Course, Marbella Country Club, Coyote Hills Golf Course, Tusin Ranch Golf Course, Wood Ranch Golf Club, Monterey Country Club, Gettysvue Country Club, El Camino Country Club, Canyon Oaks Country Club, Lakewood Country Club, SeaCliff Country Club, Los Coyotes Country Club, Recreation Park 18 Golf Course, Los Verdes Golf Course, El Dorado Park Golf Course, Palm Valley Country Club, Lomas Santa Fe Country Club, Oakhurst Country Club, The Oregon Golf Course, Persimmon Country Club, Seascape Golf Course, Skylinks Golf Course, Tanoan Country Club, , The Tribute at the Colony, and Brookstone Country Club.

The prize only consists of those items specifically listed as part of the prize. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute any portion of the prize with an item of equal or greater value if such portion of the prize is unavailable and/or undeliverable for any reason in the sole discretion of Sponsor. Any difference between the stated ARV and the Actual Retail Value will not be awarded. All other portions of the wedding event, including but not limited to, alcoholic beverages, disc jockey, incidental expenses, gratuities, etc., if elected to be used by winner in winner’s sole discretion, shall be the sole and full responsibility of the winner. If winner, in winner’s sole discretion elects to add additional items to the wedding event beyond what is provided as part of the prize, the winner will be required to put down a deposit on the remaining costs in conjunction with executing the Private Event Confirmation Agreement as required by Sponsor. All portions of the prize need to be redeemed by winner on the same calendar day and at the same wedding event. Previously booked events are not eligible. Winner cannot combine the prize with any other discounts. Winner may only have the maximum number of attendees as the maximum occupancy designated for the eligible facility selected for the wedding event.

Odds of winning depend upon the total number of entries received. Winners will be selected in a random drawing and notified via mail, email and/or telephone (using the information from Participant’s entry) after March 30, 2017. The random drawing date is scheduled for March 30, 2017, subject to change without notice in Sponsor’s sole discretion. In the event: (a) potential winner(s) cannot be reached for whatever reason after a reasonable effort has been exerted based on the information stated in the Participant’s entry, (b) of noncompliance with any requirements within the applicable time periods stated in the Official Rules, (c) potential winner is found to be ineligible to enter the Sweepstakes or receive the prize, (d) potential winner cannot or does not comply with the Official Rules, (e) potential winner’s prize notification or Affidavit is returned as undeliverable for whatever reason, or (f) potential winner fails to fulfill the Affidavit-related obligations, the potential winner shall be disqualified from the Sweepstakes and an alternate potential winner may be selected by random drawing, at Sponsor’s sole discretion, from among the other eligible entries received. Winner selection is under the supervision of Sponsor, whose decisions are final and binding in all respects. If Participant’s email address, telephone number, or home mailing address changes after he/she enters the Sweepstakes, it is the Participant’s sole responsibility to notify Sponsor by postal mailing notice to the address stated below to be received before the end of the Promotion Period.

Only a maximum of one (1) alternate participants will be contacted to award the prize; afterwards, the prize will not be awarded. No substitutions or cash alternatives will be given in lieu of the prize except at the sole discretion of Sponsor. No assignment or transfer of prize (or any portion thereof) is permitted. All federal, state, and local taxes and all other assessments are the sole responsibility of the winner. Winner may receive an IRS Form 1099 if and as applicable, reflecting the final retail value of the prize, or other such governmental tax forms that may be necessary, as determined in the sole discretion of Sponsor. All additional costs, fees, and expenses associated with any prize not specifically detailed in this provision are the sole responsibility of the winner. This includes, but is not limited to, any travel (airfare, hotel, taxi, gas, car rental, etc.) expenses for purposes of winner’s redemption of all portions of the prize. Winner can select any of the eligible American Golf facilities listed above in these Official Rules (whether located in the state of which they are a legal resident or not), but as stated in the preceding sentences, the winner shall be solely responsible for all additional costs, fees, and expenses associated with the prize that are not specified herein, including but not limited to, all associated travel costs for the winner and all guests.

General Conditions: All entries are subject to verification prior to awarding the prize that all criteria, rules, regulations, terms, conditions and requirements in the Official Rules have been met. All winners (including both individuals of the winning couple) will be required to execute and return within seven (7) days of the date printed on the notifications an Affidavit of Eligibility and Release of Liability/Publicity Release (“Affidavit”) (and all other documents required by Sponsor, including, but not limited to, a Private Event Confirmation Agreement). By acceptance of the prize and the publicity release portion of the Affidavit documents, Sponsor shall be permitted to use the winner’s (including both individuals of the winning couple) name and likeness and to render their services (except where prohibited by law), including photo/video, and interviews (including media) in connection with this Sweepstakes, including promotion, publicity, and advertising purposes on behalf of Sponsor, in all media now known or hereafter discovered, worldwide in perpetuity, without notice or review or approval and without additional compensation. If the Affidavit documents for both individuals of the winning couple are not executed and returned within seven (7) days of the date printed on the Affidavit notifications, the prize will be awarded to an alternate winner. Submitted materials and the information therewith become the sole property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned. Proof of submission does not constitute proof of receipt. By entering, you accept and agree to these Official Rules, to upon winning execute all documents required by Sponsor (with no requested revisions), and that the decisions of the Sponsor shall be final and binding in all respects. To the extent of a conflict between the terms of these Official Rules and the terms contained on any marketing or promotional materials, entry forms or abbreviated rules, these Official Rules shall apply and control.

Release of Liability: BY PARTICIPATING IN THIS SWEEPSTAKES, PARTICIPANT AND PARTICIPANT’S FAMILY MEMBERS, GUESTS, INVITEES, REPRESENTATIVES, AND AGENTS AGREE THAT SPONSOR AND EACH OF ITS GOLF COURSES, PARENT COMPANIES, DIVISIONS, AFFILIATES, SUBSIDIARIES, FRANCHISEES, FULFILLMENT, ADVERTISING, PUBLICATIONS, PROMOTIONAL, AND MARKETING AGENCIES, WEB SITE PROVIDERS, AND WEB MASTERS, and any other entities providing any portion of the prize for the SWEEPSTAKES, AND ITS AND THEIR RELATED COMPANIES, AND ALL EMPLOYEES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, CONSULTANTS, CONTRACTORS, LEGAL COUNSEL, SHAREHOLDERS, REPRESENTATIVES, AGENTS, SUCCESSORS AND ASSIGNS OF THE FOREGOING (COLLECTIVELY, THE “RELEASED PARTIES”) WILL HAVE NO LIABILITY OR RESPONSIBILITY WHATSOEVER FOR, AND SHALL BE RELEASED AND HELD HARMLESS AGAINST ANY LIABILITY FOR ANY INJURIES, LOSSES OR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES) INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, TO PERSONS SUCH AS PERSONAL INJURY OR DEATH, OR TO PROPERTY, ARISING FROM, IN CONNECTION WITH, OR RESULTING IN WHOLE OR IN PART, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, FROM AWARDING, ACCEPTANCE, POSSESSION, MISUSE, MISDIRECTION, LOSS, OR USE OF A PRIZE, ENTRY, OR PARTICIPATION IN THIS SWEEPSTAKES OR IN ANY SWEEPSTAKES OR PRIZE RELATED ACTIVITY, or any access to or use of the sweepstakes website or the downloading from and/or printing material downloaded from the sweepstakes website, OR ANY CLAIMS BASED ON PUBLICITY RIGHTS, DEFAMATION OR INVASION OF PRIVACY, OR MERCHANDISE DELIVERY. WITHOUT IN ANY WAY LIMITING THE FOREGOING, This includes no responsibility to award any prize to A participant, with regard to: (a) entries that contain inaccurate information or do not comply with or violate the Official Rules; (b) entries, prize claims or notifications that are lost, late, incomplete, illegible, unintelligible, damaged or otherwise not received by the intended recipient, in whole or in part, due to computer, human or technical error of any kind; (c) participants who have committed fraud or deception in entering or participating in the Sweepstakes or claiming the prize; (d) telephone, electronic, hardware, software, network, Internet or computer malfunctions, failures or difficulties; (e) any inability of a winner to accept the prize for any reason; OR (f) if a prize cannot be awarded due to travel cancellation, delays or interruptions due to Acts of God, natural disasters, terrorism, weather or any other similar event beyond Sponsor’s control.

Limitations of Liability: Without in any way limiting the preceding provision, the Released Parties assume no responsibility for printing or typographical errors in any Sweepstakes-related materials; for lost, stolen, late, misdirected, damaged, incomplete, illegible entries, or for transactions that are lost or fail to enter the processing system, are processed, reported, or transmitted late, or are lost for any reason including computer, telephone, paper, or any other malfunction including human error; for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries. The Released Parties are not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or telephone lines, computer on-line systems, servers, or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any e-mail or entry to be received by Sponsor on account of technical problems, human error or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any Web site, or any combination thereof.
The Released Parties are not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate capture of information or the failure to capture such information, whether caused by web site users, tampering or hacking, or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes and assume no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to the web site. The Released Parties are not responsible for injury or damage to participants’ or to any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participating in this Sweepstakes or downloading materials from or use of the http://www.americangolf.com or http://www.countryclubreceptions.com web sites.

WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, THE SWEEPSTAKES, ALL PRIZES, AND EVERYTHING INCLUDING MATERIALS PROVIDED ON THE HTTP://WWW.COUNTRYCLUBRECEPTIONS.COM WEBSITE IS PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. SOME JURISDICTIONS MAY NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES SO SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. CHECK YOUR LOCAL LAWS FOR ANY RESTRICTIONS OR LIMITATIONS REGARDING THESE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS.

No Tampering, Right to Cancel, Modify: Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify, without notice, any individual it finds to be (a) tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes, or with any Web sites promoting the Sweepstakes; (b) acting in violation of the Official Rules; or (c) entering or attempting to enter the Sweepstakes multiple times through the use of multiple email addresses or the use of any robotic or automated devices to submit entries. If Sponsor determines, in its sole discretion, that technical difficulties (including, but not limited to, infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention) or unforeseen events or other causes beyond the control of Sponsor compromise the integrity or viability of the Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right to void the entries at issue, and/or terminate the relevant portion of the Sweepstakes, including the entire Sweepstakes, and/or modify the Sweepstakes and/or conduct a random drawing to award the prize(s) using all eligible entries received as of the termination date. If the Sweepstakes is terminated or modified due to such circumstances as described herein prior to the expiration date of the Promotion Period, notice will be posted on http://www.countryclubreceptions.com.

CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT 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, THE SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS’ FEES) OR OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON(S) RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ATTEMPT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
Disputes: Except where prohibited, Participant agrees that: (1) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the United States District Court for the Central District of California or the appropriate California State Court located in California; (2) any and all claims, judgment, and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering the Sweepstakes or participating in the Sweepstakes, but in no event attorneys’ fees; (3) under no circumstances will Participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and Participant hereby waives all rights to claim, indirect, punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, the applicable Terms and Conditions of Use, Legal Information and Privacy Policy, and the corresponding Affidavit/Release, or the rights and obligations of the participant and Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, the applicable Terms and Conditions of Use, Legal Information and Privacy Policy, and the corresponding Affidavit/Release, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of California, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of laws rules (whether of the State of California or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of California. Participants hereby irrevocably consent to the personal jurisdiction of said courts and waive any claim of forum non conveniens or lack of personal jurisdiction they may have.
Winner’s Name or Complete Official Rules: Winner’s first name, first initial of last name, city, and state will be posted on http://www.countryclubreceptions.com on or about April 30, 2017 and will be provided upon written request. For the name of the winner and/or a copy of the Official Rules, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to be received by August 31, 2017 to: Country Club Receptions’ Wedding Show Weekend $10,000 Wedding Giveaway Sweepstakes Official Rules and/or Winner, 909 North Sepulveda Blvd. Suite 650 El Segundo, CA 90245Other Sweepstakes: Please note Sponsor may be running similar promotions concurrently or in the future. Entry into this Sweepstakes is for this Sweepstakes only, and you must enter each of any concurrent or future sweepstakes separately, and in accordance with any rules, terms or conditions applicable thereto.

Sponsor: American Golf Corporation, 909 North Sepulveda Blvd. Suite 650 El Segundo, CA 90245.

Administrator: Country Club Receptions 909 North Sepulveda Blvd. Suite 650 El Segundo, CA 90245.

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