Pro Football Hall Of Fame – Bridal Show Sweepstakes
2023 Hall of Fame Bridal Show Sweepstakes Rules
Sponsored by Pro Football Hall of Fame
THE SWEEPSTAKES IS OPEN TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC. DO NOT ENTER THIS SWEEPSTAKES IF YOU
DO NOT MEET THE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS SET FORTH BELOW.
BY ENTERING THIS SWEEPSTAKES OR ACCEPTING A PRIZE, ENTRANTS AGREE TO BE BOUND BY
THESE OFFICIAL RULES AND BY ALL DECISIONS OF SPONSOR RELATING TO THIS SWEEPSTAKES,
WHICH SHALL BE FINAL IN ALL RESPECTS.
General: NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. ODDS OF WINNING DEPEND ON THE
NUMBER OF ELIGIBLE ENTRIES RECEIVED. MAKING A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR
CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW. All applicable federal,
state and local regulations govern this Sweepstakes.
Sponsor: The Pro Football Hall of Fame, 2121 George Halas Dr. NW, Canton, Ohio 44708, 330-456-
Sweepstakes Period: The Sweepstakes begins at 6 p.m. ET on March 21, 2023, and ends at 8 p.m.
ET on November 3, 2023 (the “Sweepstakes Period”). Sponsor reserves the right to cancel,
postpone, or delay the Sweepstakes at any time without notice.
Eligibility: Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States or the District
of Columbia who are 21 years of age or older and not considered a minor in their state of
residence at the time of entry. Employees, officers, directors, owners, and agents of Sponsor, and
each of their parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, divisions, business units, and advertising
and promotion agencies, and their immediate family members are not eligible to participate in
the Sweepstakes. Immediate family members include spouses, (biological, adoptive and step-)
parents, children, siblings, grandparents, grandchildren, and each of their respective spouses
(regardless of where they reside), and those living in the same household (whether related or
not). Limit one prize per household.
How To Enter: Eligible entrants must visit the Pro Football Hall of Fame website at the URL of
https://www.profootballhof.com/bridal-show-sweepstakes-entry-form/. At this address, there is
a registration form which must be completed. This will earn one (1) entry in the sweepstakes. All
entries must be completed and submitted during the Sweepstakes Period. Sponsor and each of
their subsidiaries and affiliated companies and each of their respective directors, officers,
employees, agents, representatives, advertising, promotion, and fulfillment agencies, and legal
advisors (the “Sweepstakes Parties”) are not responsible for incorrect, inaccurate, incomplete,
lost, late, misdirected, damaged, or illegible entry of information by entrants or other human
Inappropriate Content: Obscene, provocative, or otherwise questionable content will be removed
and not considered for the Sweepstakes. Sponsor retains sole discretion as to what constitutes
inappropriate content and to remove and disqualify any entries deemed inappropriate.
Prizes/Value: A total of one (1) will be awarded, as described below. The total verifiable retail
value of all prizes is not to exceed $20,000. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible
One (1) Grand Prize will be awarded, consisting of:
-Wedding Reception at the Pro Football Hall of Fame for up to 200 Guests;
Fresh Garden Salad, Rolls, Butter, Coffee & Tea; Museum Admission; Menu Items, Room Rental
(set-up & clean-up); Standard Centerpieces; Pro Football Hall of Fame Marquee Signage; Parking
& All Services Unless Otherwise Specified; Cake Cutting Service; Cake Table, Draped & Skirted;
Gift Table, Draped & Skirted; Registration, Draped & Skirted; Head Table For Eight, Draped &
Skirted; HOF Themed Centerpieces; Design Your Own Buffet. (Alcoholic beverages and other
menu items will be available at added cost to the grand prize winner.)
Prize Conditions: The wedding reception must be held in the calendar year 2024 on a date
mutually agreed upon by both the Pro Football Hall of Fame and Sweepstakes Winner. If
applicable, standard ground, domestic shipping is included with each prize. ALL COSTS AND
EXPENSES NOT INCLUDED IN THE PRIZE DESCRIPTIONS ABOVE WILL BE THE RESPONSIBILITY OF
PRIZE WINNER, INCLUDING, FOR EXAMPLE, AND WITHOUT LIMITATION, TRANSPORTATION,
MEALS, TELEPHONE CHARGES, AND GRATUITIES. ALL FEDERAL, STATE/PROVINCIAL AND/OR
LOCAL TAXES AND FEES ASSOCIATED WITH THE RECEIPT OF ANY PRIZES ARE THE SOLE
RESPONSIBILITY OF THE INDIVIDUAL WINNERS.
SPONSOR MAKES NO WARRANTY, REPRESENTATION OR GUARANTEE, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, IN
FACT, OR IN LAW, WHETHER NOW KNOWN OR HEREINAFTER ENACTED, RELATIVE TO THE USE OR
ENJOYMENT OF THE PRIZE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE WARRANTIES OF
MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. The winner shall bear all risk of
loss or damage to his or her prize after it has been shipped or delivered, as applicable. Neither
Sponsor nor any of its suppliers will be responsible for any prize shipped to the winner that is lost,
stolen, misdirected or used without permission, and such prize in question will not be replaced.
Sponsor will not replace any lost, mutilated, or stolen tickets, travel vouchers, or certificates. No
more than the stated number of prizes will be awarded. No substitution or transfer of any prize or
election of cash in lieu of any prize by the winner will be permitted. Sponsor reserves the right to
substitute any prize of equal or higher value. All prizes are not transferable, assignable or
redeemable for cash, and winners may not substitute any prize or any portion thereof. All
unclaimed or forfeited prizes remain the property of the Sponsor.
Selection and Notification of Winners: After the end of the Sweepstakes Period, one (1) grand-
prize winner will be selected by Sponsor in a random drawing from all eligible entries received by
Sponsor during the Sweepstakes Period. This selection will occur at the Pro Football Hall of Fame
Bridal Show on November 3, 2023, at the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Winners will be notified by
email and/or telephone within ten (10) days after the drawing. Sponsor is not responsible for any
change of email, telephone number, or mailing address of any winner. Winners must respond to
Sponsor’s notification within forty-eight (48) hours of receiving Sponsor’s notification to claim the
prize. Winner eligibility is subject to verification, including verification of age and residency.
Entrant and Winner Obligations: By entering the Sweepstakes, each entrant agrees to abide by
and be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor, which shall be final in all
matters relating to the Sweepstakes. Each winner will be required, prior to distribution of the
prize to submit to Sponsor an Affidavit completed and signed by the winner. A U.S. home address
(no Post Office boxes allowed) must be provided on the Affidavit. If the winner does not respond
to Sponsor’s notification within 48 hours of receiving the Sponsor’s notification, or Sponsor does
not receive the completed Affidavit by the time specified by Sponsor, then the winner will forfeit
the prize, which may be awarded by Sponsor, in its sole discretion, to an alternate winner in a
random drawing from the remaining eligible entries. If Sponsor so elects, a potential winner may
be required to submit to a confidential background check to confirm eligibility and help ensure
that the use of any such person in advertising or publicity for the Sweepstakes will not bring
Sponsor into public disrepute, contempt, scandal or ridicule or reflect unfavorably on the
Sweepstakes or Sponsor as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the
right to disqualify a potential winner if the individual refuses to submit to the background check
or on the basis of the findings resulting from such a background check.
Taxes: All income taxes associated with winning a prize are the sole responsibility of the winner.
Winners who receive prizes valued at $600 or more must provide their social security numbers to
Sponsor to claim prizes. If required by law, an IRS Miscellaneous Form 1099 will be issued to the
winner. Winners should seek independent legal counsel regarding the tax implications of
accepting a prize. Any and all costs and expenses associated with the acceptance and redemption
of a prize are the sole responsibility of the owner.
Publicity Release: Unless otherwise prohibited by law, by entering this Sweepstakes or accepting
a prize, each entrant grants Sponsor and its affiliates and representatives, the right, without
limitation or further permission or compensation, to use and publish the entrant’s name and
likeness for promotional, advertising, publicity and marketing purposes in any manner in
commerce and in any medium now known or hereafter devised throughout the world in
perpetuity without limitation and without further notice or approval. Sponsor may require any
entrant to execute documents to confirm the grant of rights hereunder; failure to do so may
result in disqualification from this Sweepstakes. Entrants acknowledge and agree that they will
not now or in the future be paid or compensated in any way for granting Sponsor the rights set
out in these Official Rules.
Personal Information: Subject to the publicity release set forth above, all personal information
collected by Sponsor during the Sweepstakes may be used and disclosed by Sponsor and its
https://www.profootballhof.com/service/privacy/. It may also be used for internal purposes and
may be disclosed to and used by Sponsor and its affiliates and/or representatives for
administrative, promotional and marketing purposes associated with the Sweepstakes. By
entering the Sweepstakes, each entrant agrees that, subject to applicable law, his or her personal
information may be used by Sponsor for administrative, promotional and marketing purposes,
including, without limitation, communicating with entrants about the Sweepstakes, identifying
products and services for which entrants may be eligible, offering services to entrants, and
providing information regarding Sponsor’s events. The personal information of entrants will not
be used by Sponsor for any purpose or disclosed to any other third parties other than as
described above unless otherwise required by law. Entrants’ email addresses will be added to the
Sponsor’s mailing list. This Sweepstakes is not sponsored, endorsed, or administered by, or
associated with Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, or any other social media platform.
Limitation of Liability: The Sweepstakes Parties are not responsible for problems associated with
communications hardware or software, television transmission, radio transmission, cable
transmission, satellite transmission, phone lines, wireless or wired systems, handsets, or
networks, Internet crashes or slowdowns caused by network congestion, viruses, sabotage,
satellite failures, phone line failures, or other Internet interruptions or malfunctions or for any
technical or other difficulties which may prohibit, prevent, or interfere with the transmission of
television or radio signals to all or limited geographic areas during any aspect of the Sweepstakes
or which may interfere with a participant’s ability to login, participate, call, text, register or
submit an entry by any approved method, electrical outages, natural disasters or acts of man or
God that are beyond the control of Sponsor. THE SWEEPSTAKES PARTIES DISCLAIM ANY
WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, WARRANTY OF FITNESS, AND ANY OTHER IMPLIED
WARRANTY. The Sweepstakes Parties are not responsible for cancellations, postponements, flight
interruptions and/or schedule changes and missed flight fare differences or delays. EXCEPT TO
THE EXTENT PROHIBITED BY LAW, WINNERS AND ENTRANTS HEREBY RELEASE AND DISCHARGE,
HOLD HARMLESS AND INDEMNIFY THE SWEEPSTAKES PARTIES AND ALL OTHERS ASSOCIATED
WITH THE DEVELOPMENT AND EXECUTION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES, FROM AND AGAINST (A) ANY
AND ALL TAX OR OTHER LIABILITY THAT MAY BE IMPOSED OR ASSOCIATED WITH RECEIPT OR USE
OF THE PRIZES, AND (B) ANY AND ALL CLAIMS, ACTIONS, PROCEEDINGS, AND LIABILITY FOR ANY
DAMAGES, EXPENSES, FEES (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ATTORNEY FEES), INJURY OR
LOSSES (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, PROPERTY DAMAGE, PERSONAL INJURY OR DEATH)
SUSTAINED IN CONNECTION WITH THE RECEIPT, OWNERSHIP, OR USE OR MISUSE OF ANY PRIZE
OR WHILE TRAVELING TO, PREPARING FOR, OR PARTICIPATING IN ANY SWEEPSTAKES-RELATED
OR PRIZE-RELATED ACTIVITY.
Sponsor reserves the right, at any time, to verify eligibility requirements and to disqualify any
entrant who fails to follow the Official Rules or interferes with the operation of the Sweepstakes.
Any attempt by an entrant or any other individual to damage or interfere with any entry method,
online service or website, or undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes will
disqualify the individual responsible and is a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an
attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages and/or other remedies from any
such person to the full extent permitted by law.
The Sweepstakes Parties shall not be liable to winner for failure to supply a prize, or any part
thereof, by reason of any acts of God; any action(s), regulation(s), order(s) or request(s) by any
governmental or quasi-governmental entity whether or not the action(s), regulations(s), order(s)
or request(s) prove(s) to be invalid; equipment failure; terrorist acts; air raid; blackout; act of
public enemy; earthquake; war (declared or undeclared); fire; flood; epidemic; explosion;
unusually severe weather; hurricane; embargo; labor dispute or strike (whether legal or illegal);
labor or material shortage; transportation interruption of any kind; work slowdown; civil
disturbance; insurrection; riot; or any other cause beyond Sponsors’ sole control.
All Sweepstakes decisions are made by Sponsor and are final.
Governing Law and Severability: These Official Rules shall govern in the case of any conflict
between the Official Rules and any other Sweepstakes-related materials, or any ambiguity related
to other Sweepstakes-related materials. By entering, entrants agree and by accepting a prize,
winners agree that all issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation
and enforceability of these Official Rules, entrant’s and winner’s rights and obligations, or the
rights and obligations of the Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by,
and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Ohio, without giving effect to any
choice of law or conflict of law rules. By entering, entrants consent and by accepting a prize,
winners consent to the jurisdiction and venue of the federal, state and local courts located in
Should any term or provision of this paragraph or any other rule contained herein be concluded
to be void, unenforceable, or contrary to applicable law, such term or provision shall, but only to
the extent necessary to bring the rule within the requirements of such law, be deemed to be
severed from the other terms and conditions, and the remainder of these Official Rules shall be
given effect as if it had not included the severed item. In the event there is a discrepancy or
inconsistency between disclosures or other statements contained in any Sweepstakes-related
materials and the terms and conditions of these Official Rules, these Official Rules shall prevail,
govern and control.
Official Rules: Sponsor reserves the right to change the rules at any time to ensure full and
complete disclosure of all rules and restrictions and to ensure the fair administration of the
Sweepstakes and compliance with applicable laws.
Winner List: For a list of the winner(s’) name(s), send a self-addressed stamped envelope to:
The Pro Football Hall of Fame
Attn: Hall of Fame Bridal Show Sweepstakes
2121 George Halas Dr. NW, Canton, Ohio 44708,
with a written request by March 30, 2023.
All inquiries and questions can be directed to Darlene.Schuring@ProFootballHOF.com.