Made in Chicago Market Entry-Sweepstake

Group Shot

1. HOW TO ENTER: NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN A PRIZE. A purchase will not increase your chances of winning. The “Made in Chicago Market” Sweepstake (the “Sweepstake”) is being organized by Sun-Times Media, LLC. The Sweepstake will begin on Thursday, July 12th, 2018 at 11 am and end on Sunday, August 5th at 2 pm (a “Sweepstake Day”). Enter the sweepstake by going to the website located at, completely filling out a free RSVP, following the directions to submit the form prior to the end of the applicable Sweepstake Day. All entrants must have a valid email address and complete all required fields on the online entry form. Limit of one (1) entry per person per Sweepstake Day. All entries for any Sweepstake Day must be received before 3:00 PM Central Time Zone on that Sweepstake Day.
Entrants may not register with multiple email addresses nor may entrants use any other device or artifice to register multiple times or as multiple registrants. Any entrant who attempts to enter with multiple email addresses under multiple identities or uses any device or artifice to register/play multiple times will be disqualified and forfeits any and all prizes won. If multiple users of the same e-mail account enter the Sweepstake and a dispute thereafter arise regarding the identity of the entrant, the authorized account holder of said e-mail account at the time of entry will be considered the entrant. “Authorized account holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, on-line service provider or other organization which is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses or the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. Sun-Times Media, LLC reserves the right at their sole discretion, to disqualify any individual (and all of his or her entries) who tampers with the entry process. Automated entries are prohibited, and any use of automated devices will cause disqualification.

Sun-Times Media, LLC and their parent, subsidiaries and affiliates are not responsible for late, lost, delayed, unclear, incomplete, misdirected, or ineligible entries which will be disqualified or for technical, hardware, or software malfunctions of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, or failed, incorrect, incomplete, inaccurate, garbled or delayed electronic communications caused by the sender, or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstake which may limit the ability to play or participate, or by any human error that may occur in the processing of the entries in the Sweepstake. The computer clock of Sun-Times is the official timekeeping device of the Sweepstake.

2. ELIGIBILITY: The Sweepstake is open to legal residents of Illinois, Indiana, and Wisconsin aged 18 years or older, except employees of Sun-Times Media, LLC, their parent(s) and affiliated companies, advertising agencies, and relatives of and those living in the same household as such employees. For the purpose of this Sweepstake, relatives are defined as spouse, mother, father, in-laws, grandmother, grandfather, brother, sister, children and grandchildren. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. Void where prohibited.

3. SELECTION OF WINNERS: On August, 5th 2018, the Sun-Times or its designated judges (whose decisions are final) will conduct a random drawing among all eligible entries to determine one (1) prize winner. The winner will be notified that they may have won a prize in this Sweepstake by phone or email August 5th, 2018. If the winner does not provide a valid email address and phone number, he or she will forfeit his/her prize. If any prize notification, prize, or Sweepstake communication is rejected or returned as undeliverable or if a winner cannot be reached after a reasonable attempt has been made by the Sun-Times (as determined by the Sun-Times in its sole discretion), such winner may be disqualified and an alternate winner may be selected from all eligible entries. Upon prize forfeiture, no compensation will be given. The winner's name may be published in any of Sun-Times Media, LLC or their affiliates’ publications and/or on their websites.

4. PRIZES/ODDS: During the Sweepstake Day, there will be one (1) Prize awarded. The Prize consists of: (a) one (1) tickets restaurant gift card and (b) four (4) bottles of wine from City Winery. Entrants must be at least 21 years old. Approximate retail value all of the prizes is $240. Actual values may vary. Winners will not receive difference between actual and approximate retail value. Winners will not be allowed to select Prize. Failure to use Prize after it has been accepted by a winner will not excuse the winner from having to pay taxes on the Prize accepted. Actual values may vary. Winners will not receive difference between actual and approximate retail value. Winners will not be allowed to select Prize. Failure to use Prize after it has been accepted by a winner will not excuse the winner from having to pay taxes on the Prize accepted. Odds of winning depend on number of eligible entries received. If the prize is legitimately claimed, it will be awarded. No transfers, prize substitutions or cash redemptions will be made. In addition, Sun-Times Media, LLC reserves the right, in their sole discretion, to substitute a Prize (or portion thereof) of comparable or greater value whether due to the unavailability of a prize or prize component, or for any other reason. Prize is non-refundable and must be accepted as awarded. No more than the stated number of Prizes will be awarded.

Sun-Times Media, LLC will not replace any lost, mutilated, or stolen tickets, vouchers or certificates. If any winner cannot attend the Reception on the date specified, such winner will forfeit that portion of his/her Prize and Sun-Times Media, LLC will not be obligated to provide any sort of substitute ticket or compensation. All state, federal, and local taxes are the sole responsibility of the winner, regardless if a prize is redeemed. All departure taxes, insurance, fees and fuel surcharges (including, airport departure taxes, airport arrival taxes, airline fuel surcharges, and tour-guard insurance) are the sole responsibility of a winner and must be paid by winner prior to departure. All travel expenses, lodging, ground transportation and any other expenses not specified in these Official Rules are the sole responsibility of the winner.

5. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY/REQUIREMENTS: By entering entrant agrees to release, defend, hold harmless and indemnify Sun-Times Media, LLC and their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, contractors, directors, officers, governors, employees and agents against any and all liability, damages or causes of action (however named or described), with respect to or arising out of any injuries, losses, or damages of any kind caused by the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of a Prize awarded in the Sweepstake, including but not limited to any claims for damage to property, personal injury, death or claims based on defamation, rights of privacy, rights of publicity or merchandise delivery. False or deceptive entries or acts will render the entrant ineligible. By entering, entrant further agrees that (a) under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and participant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental, consequential, or any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses; (b) all causes of action arising out of or connected with this sweepstake, or any prize awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; and (c) any and all claims, judgments, and award shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, excluding attorneys’ fees and court costs. WARNING: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS SWEEPSTAKE MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, Sun-Times Media, LLC RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES OR OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON(S) RESPONSIBLE FOR SUCH ATTEMPT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. Sun-Times Media, LLC is not responsible for any printing or typographical errors in these Official Rules or any other materials associated with the Sweepstake.

By entering this Sweepstake and accepting the Prize, each winner agrees to maintain his/her behavior in accordance with all applicable laws and generally accepted social practices in connection with participation in any Sweepstake activity, including attendance at the Performance. Winner understands and agrees that Sun-Times Media, LLC has the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify and remove any winner or his/her guest from the Reception at any time if a winner or his/her guest’s behavior at any point is disruptive or may or does cause damage to person, property or the reputation of Sun-Times Media, LLC or otherwise violates the policies of the Prize providers.

Each winner will be required (in Sun-Times Media, LLC sole discretion) to sign and return a claim form and an affidavit of eligibility and liability/publicity release within ten (10) days of receipt orhis/her Prize may be forfeited. Each winner’s guest will also be required (in Sun-Times Media, LLC sole discretion) to sign a liability/publicity release as directed by Sun-Times Media, LLC. In the event of noncompliance with any of the foregoing requirements, the Prize may be forfeited. All prize claims, affidavits of eligibility and liability/publicity releases are subject to verification by Sun-Times Media, LLC.

Entrants enter at their own risk and Sun-Times Media, LLC is not responsible for and shall not be liable for any condition caused by events beyond their control that may cause the Sweepstake to be disrupted or corrupted. Failure to comply with these Official Rules may result in disqualification from this Sweepstake. Sun-Times Media, LLC reserves the right to revise these Official Rules and/or to permanently disqualify any person they believe has violated these Official Rules.

6. GENERAL RULES: By entering the Sweepstake (except where prohibited by law), entrants consent to the use of their names, pictures, likenesses, voices, biographical data, and/or any information contained in their entry in advertising, promotion and marketing materials throughout the world in any medium now or hereafter invented, including on the internet, by Sun-Times Media, LLC and third party marketing entities, without additional compensation, notification, review, or approval. Sun-Times Media, LLC decisions will be final in all matters related to this Sweepstake, the interpretation of these Official Rules and awarding of the prizes. If the Sweepstake is not capable of running as planned for any reason, Sun-Times Media, LLC reserves the right, in their sole discretion, to cancel, modify or suspend the Sweepstake. DO NOT call Sun-Times Media, LLC as this Sweepstake will not be discussed by phone, except at Sun-Times Media, LLC sole discretion.

7. CHOICE OF LAW/VENUE. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of the Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of entrant and Sun-Times Media, LLC in connection with the Sweepstake, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Illinois, U.S.A., without giving effect to the conflict of laws rules thereof, and any matters or proceedings shall take place in the State of Illinois, in the City of Chicago.

8.WINNERS’ LIST: For the name of the winner, send a legal-size, self-addressed, stamped envelope to: “Made in Chicago Market” Winner, 30 N. Racine Ave. Suite 3, Chicago, IL 60607. Requests must be received no later than three (3) months following the close of the Sweepstake.

9. RELEASE: In the event Sun-Times Media LLC fails or refuses to provide any portion of the Prize, each winner, by entering the Sweepstake, agrees to release Sun-Times Media LLC from any and all liability for any such Prize and also agrees to look solely to such other Sponsor for any Prize.

10. SPONSOR: Sun-Times Media, LLC, 30 N. Racine Ave. Suite 3, Chicago, IL 60607, Allied Integrated Marketing, 500 N. Michigan Avenue #700, Chicago, IL 60611