Midwest Living – Warm Weather Getaways 2021 – Win $2500 awarded in the form of a check
Void outside the 50 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 50 United States,
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 on matters relating to this
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE
YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
SWEEPSTAKES PERIOD: The 2021 Warm Weather Getaways (“Sweepstakes”) begins at 12:01 a.m.
Eastern Time (“E.T.”) on December 18, 2020 and ends at 11:59 p.m. E.T. on February 20, 2021
(“Sweepstakes Period”). Entries will not be acknowledged or returned.
SPONSOR: Meredith Corporation, 1720 Locust St., Des Moines, Iowa (“Sponsor”).
HOW TO ENTER: During the Sweepstakes Period, visit MidwestLiving.com/warmweather and follow
the instructions provided to complete the official online entry form to receive one (1) entry in the random
There is no cost to enter. If you choose to enter using your mobile phone, data rates may apply. See your
wireless provider for pricing plan details. 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. E.T. on February 20, 2021 to be eligible.
LIMIT: One (1) entry per person per day throughout the Sweepstakes Period. Entries received from any
person or email address in excess of the stated daily limitation will be void. You may only use one (1)
email address to enter this Sweepstakes.
ELIGIBILITY: The Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of
Columbia, 21 years of age or older. Employees of Sponsor 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 persons residing at the
same address, 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
WINNER SELECTION/DRAWING: On or about March 1, 2021, Sponsor will conduct a random
drawing from among all eligible entries received throughout the Sweepstakes Period to select one (1)
potential winner. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received throughout the
WINNER NOTIFICATION: Potential winner will be notified by telephone, email, and/or mail.
Potential winner will be required to complete and return an Affidavit of Eligibility, IRS W9 form, 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 received. If such documents are not returned
within the specified time period, 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, 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: When you enter the Sweepstakes, we may collect personally identifying information about
you, including your name, date of birth, complete mailing address, and/or email address. Your
information will not be sold or rented to third parties. Entrants must fully complete and submit all non-
optional data requested on any applicable entry form or entry instructions to be eligible. Incomplete
entries are void. Entrants may be given the option to receive commercial emails from Sponsor; however,
such emails are optional. Eligibility to participate in the Sweepstakes is not dependent upon entrant’s
consent to receive e-mails and such consent will not affect entrant’s chances of winning. For more
ARBITRATION: Except where prohibited by law, as a condition of participating in this Sweepstakes,
entrant agrees that (1) any and all disputes 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 final and binding arbitration under the rules of the American Arbitration
Association and held at an 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, or any other damages, including attorneys’ fees, other than 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 and any other
organizations affiliated with the sponsorship, fulfillment, administration, prize support, advertisement or
promotion of the Sweepstakes and each of their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates and agents,
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 any prize.
MISCELLANEOUS: Released Parties are not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, inaccurate, stolen,
misdirected, undelivered or garbled entries; 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 website 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 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 subscriber 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
e-mail addresses. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE WEBSITE OR
UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE 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 winner’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, and/or on a winners’ list, if applicable. Sweepstakes is subject to all
applicable U.S. federal, state and local laws and regulations.
WINNER’S NAME: For the name of the winner, available after April 1, 2021, send a self-addressed,
stamped envelope to Winner’s Name, The 2021 Warm Weather Getaways, Att: Jennifer Staiman, 225
Liberty Street, 7th
Floor, New York, NY 10006.