Beatrix’s Magical & Marvelous Missions Official Rules and Terms of Service
The Witches Night Out Scavenger Hunt will begin on October 1st 2020 at 8:00 AM CDT and will end on November 1st 2020 at 8:00 AM CST.
ELIGIBILITY: The Contest is open only to USA resident entrants only who are 16 years of age or older at the time of entry. For the avoidance of every doubt residents of Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Sudan, Syria and countries currently subject to United States embargo or on the United States list of state sponsors of terrorism are not eligible to participate. For a current list of countries currently subject to United States embargo or on the United States list of state sponsors of terrorism, go to https://pmddtc.state.gov/embargoed_countries/index.html. Officers, directors and employees of Events for a Cause Inc. hereinafter “Promotor”, and their parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, members, distributors, retailers, sales representatives, advertising and Contest agencies (all such individuals and entities referred to collectively as the “Contest Entities”), and each of their immediate family members and/or people living in the same household are NOT eligible to enter the Contest or win a prize. This Contest is void where prohibited. No businesses or non-profit organizations are permitted to enter the Contest or win a prize.
HOW TO ENTER: Entrants must have a data enabled smart phone or tablet with ability to download the GooseChase Adventures Inc game app from the iTunes or Android app store. Entrants must register to play the Beatrix’s Magical & Marvelous Missions Scavenger Hunt game on the witchesnightout.com website. Upon paid registration they will receive an email with passcode to enter the game through GooseChase Adventures Inc. Entrants must create a user profile on GooseChase and join the game: Beatrix’s Magical & Marvelous Missions hosted by WitchesNightOut on the GooseChase app. All registrants from the witchesnightout.com registration page will be eligible to win the first place door prize which will be randomly selected from all paid registrations. The highest point winner as recorded at the close of the game by GooseChase Adventures Inc. will be declared the winner pending eligibility and submission verification. In the case of a points tie the Events for a Cause LLC board members will judge the submissions of the tied participants based upon the following criteria: Execution of Theme (e.g., best demonstrating of “Witches Night Out and Halloween theme”) (30%), Creativity & Originality (30%), Photographic Quality (40%) (collectively, the “Judging Criteria”). Additional prizes will be randomly chosen or judged in the same manner as the Grand Prize. No purchase necessary to enter. For an alternate means of entry send a self-addressed stamped envelope in a #10 envelope to Witches Night Out c/o Events for a Cause Attn: Beatrix’s Magical & Marvelous Missions Game 1938 E. Lincoln Highway Suite 214 New Lenox, IL. 60451 to receive GooseChase link and passcode for game via mail. Promotor is not responsible for lost, misaddressed, or mail sent with insufficient postage.
- Daily/Weekly Prizes: Witches Night Out branded Swag (TBD)
- Sponsored Prizes: Donated by our sponsors (TBD)
- First Place Door Prize: A random drawing from all those who have a paid registration for the scavenger hunt will be held on or about November 7 2020 to determine the First Prize winner. The first place door prize winner will receive four (4) general admission tickets for the night of their choosing to the next in-person Witches Night Out event to be hosted by Events for a Cause, Inc (currently October 13th and 14th 2021, exact date TBD) and a swag pack of Witches Night Out Branded Merchandise. ARV: $200
- Grand Prize: The Grand Prize Winner will be the verified point leader at the completion of the game and will receive a prize package consisting of the following items: an approximately 1.0 carat black diamond necklace donated by our sponsor, David Nelson Jewelers (1312 W. Jefferson, Joliet, IL 60435) (ARV: $1600), four (4) general admission tickets for the night of their choosing to the next in person Witches Night Out Joliet event to be hosted by Events for a Cause, Inc (currently October 13th and 14th 2021, exact date TBD), a VIP reserved table at the in person event, and a swag pack of Witches Night Out Branded merchandise. ARV: $1800
The following prizes will be added based on the number of paid scavenger hunt registrations received by the completion of the game:
- If 250-500 registrations are received, in addition to the above prize, the Grand Prize winner will have a signature event cocktail crafted and named in their honor sold at the event and will be invited to participate in and named as Honorary Costume Contest Judge at the next live in person event.
- If 501-749 registrations are received, in addition to the above prizes, the Grand Prize winner will also receive a cash prize of $500.
- If 750-999 registrations are received, in addition to the above prizes, the Grand Prize winner will also receive a limousine or car service rental (up to six hours total time) for winner and guests to travel to and from the next in person Witches Night Out event in the form of a gift card.
- If 1000+ registrations are received, in addition to the above prizes, the winner will receive an additional $500 cash prize.
Actual value may vary depending on winner’s residence. No cash alternative or prize substitutions will be allowed, except Promoter reserves the right to substitute prize(s) of comparable value if the prize listed is unavailable for any reason. Prize may not be extended, transferred or refunded. Specific dates and times for Witches Night Out in-person event participation shall be designated exclusively by the Promoter. Certain travel restrictions, conditions and limitations may apply. Any stated difference between the approximate value and actual value of the Grand Prize or any substituted prize will not be awarded. All costs and expenses not specifically listed herein are the sole responsibility of the Winner. In the event that a prize component is not available for any reason, then remaining elements of prize shall constitute full satisfaction of Promoter’s prize obligation to a Winner and no additional compensation will be awarded.
GENERAL PRIZE CONDITIONS: No cash alternative or substitution of prizes will be allowed, except Promoter reserves the right in its sole discretion to substitute prizes of comparable value if any prize listed is unavailable, in whole or in part, for any reason. Prizes will be awarded only if the potential prize winner fully complies with these Official Rules. All portions of the prize(s) are non-assignable and non-transferable. Any prizes pictured in point-of-sale, online, television and print advertising, promotional packaging, and other Contest materials are for illustrative purposes only. All details and other restrictions of the prize(s) not specified in these Official Rules will be determined by Promoter in its sole discretion. Each Grand Prize Winner shall be solely responsible for all federal, state and/or local taxes, and the reporting consequences thereof, and for any other fees or costs associated with the applicable prize.
REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES/INDEMNIFICATION: Each person who enters this Contest represents and warrants as follows: (i) the Submission is the entrant’s own original, previously unpublished, and previously unproduced work; (ii) the Submission does not contain any computer virus (as applicable), is otherwise uncorrupted, is wholly original with entrant, and as of the date of submission, is not the subject of any actual or threatened litigation or claim; (iii) the Submission does not and will not violate or infringe upon the intellectual property rights or other rights of any third party; and (iv) the Submission does not and will not violate any applicable laws, and is not and will not be defamatory or libelous. Each entrant hereby agrees to indemnify and hold the Contest Entities harmless from and against any and all third party claims, actions or proceedings of any kind and from any and all damages, liabilities, costs and expenses relating to or arising out of any breach or alleged breach of any of the warranties, representations or agreements of entrant hereunder.
GRANT OF RIGHTS: For good and valuable consideration, the receipt and legal sufficiency of which is hereby acknowledged, each entrant into the Contest hereby irrevocably grants Promoter, its successors and assigns, a non-exclusive, limited license (but not the obligation) to reproduce exploit and otherwise use the Submission solely in connection with the Contest and the marketing and promotion thereof, throughout the universe, in perpetuity, in any and all media, without further notice to, consent by, or payment to entrant. Without in any way limiting the foregoing, Promoter shall have the right, in its sole discretion, to edit, composite, morph, scan, duplicate, or alter the Submission in connection with Promoter’s permitted uses hereunder and each entrant irrevocably waives any and all so-called moral rights they may have therein. Any alterations shall be made in accordance with Promoter’s ethical guidelines. Promoter shall have the right to freely assign its rights hereunder, in whole or in part, to any person or entity. Promoter shall retain the rights granted in each Submission even if the Submission is disqualified or fails to meet the Submission Requirements. By entering the Contest, each entrant acknowledges and agrees that their Submission may be featured on Promoter (and Promoter’s assigns) social media and editorial websites.
PUBLICITY RELEASE: By participating in the Contest, in addition to any other grants which may be granted in any other agreement entered into between Promoter and any entrant in or winner of the Contest, each entrant irrevocably grants the Contest Entities and their respective successors, assigns and licensees, the right to use such entrant’s name, likeness, biographical information and Submission, and any individual(s) participating therein, in any and all media in connection with the Website or the Contest or the marketing and promotion thereof and hereby release the Contest Entities from any liability with respect thereto.
GENERAL LIABILITY RELEASE/FORCE MAJEURE: Entrants agree that the Contest Entities and (A) shall not be responsible or liable for, and are hereby released from, any and all costs, injuries, losses or damages of any kind, including, without limitation, death and bodily injury, due in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, to participation in the Contest or any Contest-related activity, or from entrants’ acceptance, receipt, possession and/or use or misuse of any prize, and (B) have not made any warranty, representation or guarantee express or implied, in fact or in law, with respect to any prize, including, without limitation, to such prize’s quality or fitness for a particular purpose. Promoter assumes no responsibility for any damage to an entrant’s, or any other person’s, computer system which is occasioned by accessing the Website or otherwise participating in the Contest, or for any computer system, phone line, hardware, software or program malfunctions, or other errors, failures, delayed computer transmissions or network connections that are human or technical in nature. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, Promoter is not responsible for incomplete, illegible, misdirected, misprinted, late, lost, damaged, stolen, or postage-due prize notifications; or for lost, interrupted, inaccessible or unavailable networks, servers, satellites, Internet service providers, websites, or other connections; or for miscommunications, failed, jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected computer, telephone or cable transmissions; or for any technical malfunctions, failures, difficulties or other errors of any kind or nature; or for the incorrect or inaccurate capture of information, or the failure to capture any information. Promoter reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who is found to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Contest or the Website, to be acting in violation of these Official Rules, or to be acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with the intent to disrupt or undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest, or to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person, and Promoter reserves the right to seek damages and other remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. No mechanically reproduced, illegible, incomplete, forged, software-generated or other automated multiple entries will be accepted. Promoter reserves the right to modify, extend, suspend, or terminate the Contest if it determines, in its sole discretion, that the Contest is technically impaired or corrupted or that fraud or technical problems, failures or malfunctions or other causes beyond Promoter’s control have destroyed or severely undermined or to any degree impaired the integrity, administration, security, proper play and/or feasibility of the Contest as contemplated herein. In the event an insufficient number of eligible entries are received and/or Promoter is prevented from awarding prizes or continuing with the Contest as contemplated herein by any event beyond its control, including but not limited to fire, flood, natural or man-made epidemic of health of other means, earthquake, explosion, labor dispute or strike, act of God or public enemy, satellite or equipment failure, riot or civil disturbance, terrorist threat or activity, war (declared or undeclared) or any federal state or local government law, order, or regulation, public health crisis, order of any court or jurisdiction, or other cause not reasonably within Promoter’s control (each a “Force Majeure” event or occurrence), then subject to any governmental approval which may be required, Promoter shall have the right to modify, suspend, extend or terminate the Contest. If the Contest is terminated for Force Majeure before the designated end date, Promoter will (if possible) select the Finalists and Grand Prize Winner from all eligible, non-suspect Submissions received as of the date of the event giving rise to the termination. Only the type and quantity of prizes described in these Official Rules will be awarded. These Official Rules cannot be modified or amended in any way except in a written document issued in accordance with law by a duly authorized representative of Promoter. The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. In the event that any provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable or illegal, these rules shall otherwise remain in effect and shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or illegal provision were not contained herein.