Midwest Living – Iowa Outdoors – Win $2500 awarded in the form of a check

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THE IOWA OUTDOORS SWEEPSTAKES OFFICIAL RULES
Void in Alaska, Hawaii, outside the United States, District of Columbia and where
prohibited. Do not proceed to enter if you are not at least 21 years of age and a legal
resident of, and located within, one of the United States (excluding Alaska or Hawaii), or
the District of Columbia, at the time of entry. By participating, you agree to be bound by
these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are binding and final in all
matters relating to this sweepstakes. Sweepstakes is offered by Meredith Corporation and
may be promoted by any of Meredith’s publications in various creative executions online
and in print at any time during the sweepstakes. Note that the Websites referenced within
these Official Rules may not be the only website (i.e., specific URLs) used to promote
this Sweepstakes. If the promotional ad you see in a magazine, or website or hyperlink
that you follow online to enter this sweepstakes refers to these Official Rules, such
website is considered a “Website” under this promotion.
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT
INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
SWEEPSTAKES PERIOD: The Iowa Outdoors Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) begins
at 12:01 a.m. Central Time (“CT”) on 4/16/21 and ends at 11:59 p.m. CT on 6/17/21
(“Sweepstakes Period”).
SPONSOR: Meredith Corporation, 1716 Locust St., Des Moines, Iowa (“Sponsor”).
HOW TO ENTER: During the Sweepstakes Period, visit
midwestliving.com/iowaoutdoors (the “Website”) and follow the instructions provided to
submit a completed online entry form to receive one (1) entry into the Sweepstakes.
There is no cost to register or enter. Entering the Sweepstakes will automatically register
entrant at www.midwestliving.com if entrant has not already registered. Entries generated
by script, macro or other automated means or practices, or by any means which subvert
the entry process will be void. All entries must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. CT on 6/17/21
to be eligible. All entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be returned.
Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to: (i) verify any element of any entry,
related materials or entrant’s eligibility; (ii) to request additional information; and (iii) to
disqualify any entrant whose participation may subject the Sweepstakes, Sponsor or
Sponsor’s advertisers, clients, or customers to controversy, negative publicity, scorn, or
ridicule. By entering this Sweepstakes, you agree to provide any documentation or
information deemed necessary by, and in a form acceptable to, Sponsor to satisfy the
above requirement if asked by Sponsor to do so.
LIMIT: There is no limit to the number of entries each individual can receive throughout
the Sweepstakes Period, however you may only use one (1) email address to enter this
Sweepstakes. Each entry form submitted will result in one (1) entry.
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ELIGIBILITY: This Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the United States and the
District of Columbia (excluding residents of Alaska and Hawaii), 21 years of age or
older. Employees of Sponsor, Travel Iowa and any other organizations affiliated with the
sponsorship, fulfillment, administration, prize support, advertisement or promotion of the
Sweepstakes and each of their respective parents, agents, affiliates, subsidiaries, and
advertising and promotion agencies, and their immediate family members (regardless of
where they reside) or household members, whether or not related, are not eligible to enter
or win. “Immediate family members” shall mean spouses, parents, step-parents, children,
step-children, siblings, step-siblings, and their respective spouses. “Household members”
shall mean people who share the same residence at least three months a year.
WINNER SELECTION/DRAWING: On or about 6/18/21, Sponsor will conduct a
random drawing from among all eligible entries received throughout the Sweepstakes
Period to select one (1) potential Grand Prize winner. Odds of winning depend upon the
number of eligible entries received throughout the Sweepstakes Period.
WINNER NOTIFICATION: Potential winner will be notified via email and/or mail
and will be required to complete and return an Affidavit of Eligibility, IRS W9 form, and
Release of Liability/Publicity within ten (10) days of date of notification or an alternate
winner may be selected in a random drawing from among all remaining eligible entries.
If such documents are not returned within the specified time period, prize or prize
notification is returned as undeliverable, Sponsor is unable to contact a potential winner
or a potential winner is not in compliance with these Official Rules, the applicable prize
will be forfeited and, at Sponsor’s discretion, an alternate winner may be selected.
GRAND PRIZE(1): $2,500 awarded in the form of a check. Approximate Retail Value:
$2,500
General Prize Conditions: Winner is responsible for all applicable federal, state and
local taxes, if any, as well as any other costs and expenses associated with prize
acceptance and use not specified herein as being provided. All prize details are at
Sponsor’s sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize (or portion
thereof) with one of comparable or greater value. Prize may not be assigned, transferred,
changed or redeemed for cash, except at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Prize is awarded “as
is” with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied by Sponsor. The awarding of
the prize is contingent upon full compliance with these Official Rules.
PRIVACY: By entering via the Website, registration at www.midwestliving.com is
required to enter the Sweepstakes. When you register, we collect personally identifying
information about you, including your name, complete mailing address, and email
address. When you enter, your information will be provided to Travel Iowa, and, where
they have a lawful basis to do so, Travel Iowa will send marketing communications to
you. Your email address will not be sold or rented to third parties. For more information
about how Sponsor and Travel Iowa uses the information you provide, see Sponsor’s
privacy policy at www.meredith.com/privacy.html and Travel Iowa’s privacy statement
at https://www.traveliowa.com/aspx/general/dynamicpage.aspx?id=67.
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ARBITRATION: Except where prohibited by law, as a condition of participating in this
Sweepstakes, entrant agrees that: (1) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action
arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, or the prizes awarded, shall be
resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; and exclusively by final
and binding arbitration under the rules of the American Arbitration Association and held
at a AAA regional office in New York, NY; (2) the Federal Arbitration Act shall govern
the interpretation, enforcement and all proceedings at such arbitration; and (3) judgment
upon such arbitration award may be entered in any court having jurisdiction. Under no
circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant hereby waives
all rights to claim punitive, incidental or consequential damages including attorney’s fees
or any other damages, other than for entrant’s actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e., costs
associated with participating in this Sweepstakes), and entrant further waives all rights to
have damages multiplied or increased.
RELEASES: By participating in this Sweepstakes, entrants agree to release Sponsor,
Travel Iowa and any other organizations affiliated with the sponsorship, fulfillment,
administration, prize support, advertisement or promotion of the Sweepstakes and each of
their respective parents, agents, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion
agencies, and prize suppliers, and each of their respective officers, directors, agents,
representatives and employees, as well as each of their respective successors,
representatives and assigns (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from any and all
actions, claims, injury, loss or damage arising in any manner, in whole or in part, directly
or indirectly, from participation in this Sweepstakes and/or acceptance, use or misuse of
the prize.
OTHER: Released Parties are not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, damaged,
inaccurate, stolen, undelivered, garbled or misdirected entries or registrations; or for lost,
interrupted or unavailable network, server, Internet Service Provider (ISP), website, or
other connections, availability or accessibility or miscommunications or failed computer,
satellite, telephone or cable transmissions, lines, or technical failure or jumbled,
scrambled, delayed or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software
malfunctions, failures or difficulties, or other errors or difficulties of any kind whether
human, mechanical, electronic, computer, network, typographical, printing or otherwise
relating to or in connection with the Sweepstakes, including, without limitation, errors or
difficulties which may occur in connection with the administration of the Sweepstakes,
the processing of entries, the announcement of the prize, or in any Sweepstakes-related
materials. Released Parties are also not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate
information, whether caused by site users, tampering, hacking or by any equipment or
programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes. Released Parties are not
responsible for injury or damage to entrants’ or to any other person’s computer related to
or resulting from participating in this Sweepstakes or downloading materials from or use
of the website. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion to disqualify any person
tampering with the entry process, the operation of the web site or otherwise in violation
of these Official Rules. Should any portion of the Sweepstakes be, in Sponsor’s sole
opinion, compromised by non-authorized human intervention or other causes including
but not limited to war, strikes, health crisis, epidemic, pandemic, civil disturbances, work
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stoppage, and/or acts of God, which, in the sole opinion of the Sponsor, corrupt or impair
the administration, security, fairness or proper play, or submission of entries, Sponsor
reserves the right at its sole discretion to suspend, modify or terminate the Sweepstakes
and, if terminated, at its discretion, select the potential winner from all eligible, non-
suspect entries received prior to action taken or as otherwise deemed fair and appropriate
by Sponsor. In the event of a dispute regarding online entry, entry will be deemed made
by the authorized account holder of the e-mail account associated with the entry and
he/she must comply with these Official Rules. The authorized account holder is the
natural person who is assigned the e-mail address by the Internet Service Provider (ISP),
on-line service provider, or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses.
CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE WEBSITE OR
UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS A
VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS, AND SHOULD SUCH AN
ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR WILL DISQUALIFY ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL
AND RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS’
FEES) AND OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE
FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
Except where prohibited by law, entry constitutes permission to use each entrant’s name,
hometown (city and state), voice, biographical information, likeness, photograph and any
statements regarding this Sweepstakes in all media now known or hereafter discovered,
for any purpose, including without limitation, in connection with, and to promote, market
or advertise, the Sweepstakes, in whole or in part, without review, approval, credit or
attribution, notification or payment from or to entrant or any person or entity, worldwide,
in perpetuity, or on a winner’s list, if applicable. Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable
U. S. federal, state and local laws and regulations. Winner will be issued an IRS 1099 tax
form in the amount of the prize retail value as stated herein.
WINNER’S NAME: For the name of the winner, available after 6/28/21, send a
separate, self-addressed, stamped envelope to Winner’s Name, The Iowa Outdoors
Sweepstakes, 1716 Locust St, N-428, Des Moines, IA 50309.