The Knot – Wedding With The Knot Sweepstakes
Win a Wedding with The Knot Sweepstakes
No purchase required to enter or win. A purchase will not increase your chances of winning.
The Win a Wedding with The Knot Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is sponsored and administered by The Knot
Worldwide Inc., 2 Wisconsin Circle, 3rd
Floor, Chevy Chase, MD 20815 (“Sponsor” or “Administrator”).
1. ELIGIBILITY: The Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the contiguous United States plus the District of
Columbia who are 18 years of age or older as of the Entry Period (defined below), registered users of The Knot, and
have a wedding date between May 20, 2023 and May 20, 2024, and who are using vendors listed on The Knot to
book their wedding (“Participant”). Employees of Sponsor, Administrator, their respective affiliates, subsidiaries,
advertising and promotion agencies, and their immediate family members and/or those living in the same household
of each are not eligible. This Sweepstakes is void where prohibited or restricted by law. All federal, state, and local
laws and regulations apply.
2. AGREEMENT TO OFFICIAL RULES: Participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes the Participant’s full and
unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor and
Administrator, which are final and binding. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth
3. ENTRY PERIOD: The Sweepstakes begins at 12:00am ET on March 21, 2023 and ends at 11:59pm ET on April
19, 2023 (the “Entry Period”). Entries that are submitted before or after the Entry Period will be disqualified.
Administrator’s computer will be the official timekeeping device for this Sweepstakes. Administrator reserves the right
to end Sweepstakes at any time, including prior to the expiration of the Entry Period.
4. HOW TO ENTER: Participant must go to the following website theknot.com/winawedding and complete the
instructions found there for the Sweepstakes (“Entry”).
One Entry per person. There will be no credit for multiple, bot, automated, or spam Entries, each as determined by
Sponsor or Administrator in its sole discretion. Sponsor and Administrator are not responsible for lost, late,
incomplete, invalid, illegible, or misdirected Entries, which will be disqualified, or for any error, whether human,
technical, or otherwise. Sponsor and Administrator each reserve the right in their sole discretion to disqualify any
Participant found to be tampering with the operation of the Sweepstakes or to be acting in violation of these Official
Rules. In the event of a dispute as to the identity of a Participant, the authorized account holder of the email address
used to submit the Entry will be deemed to be the Participant. The “authorized account holder” is the natural person
who is assigned to an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization
responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address.
By entering the Sweepstakes, you represent and warrant that you are the owner or licensee of any and all materials
and information, including photos, videos, and personal information, submitted by you to the Sweepstakes and you
automatically grant, and you represent and warrant that you have the right to grant, to Sponsor and Administrator an
irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive, transferable, fully-paid-up, royalty-free, worldwide license (with the right to
sublicense at multiple levels) to use, copy, publicly perform, publicly display, reformat, translate, excerpt (in whole or
in part), transfer, distribute any such materials for any purpose and in any format on or in connection with the digital
property where this Sweepstakes Entry form is published or its affiliated or partner sites, the Administrator’s or
Sponsor’s respective businesses, or the promotion thereof, prepare derivative works, incorporate into other works,
and/or grant and authorize sublicenses of the foregoing. Submissions must not, in the sole and unfettered discretion
of the Sponsor and/or Administrator, contain obscene, provocative, defamatory, sexually explicit, or otherwise
objectionable or inappropriate content, and Submissions must not infringe any intellectual property rights of third
parties. You furthermore represent and warrant that all persons and entities connected with the materials and
information submitted in connection with the Sweepstakes, and all other persons and entities whose names, voices,
photographs, likenesses, works, services and materials have been used in such materials/information or its/their
exploitation, have authorized the use of their names, voices, photographs, likenesses, performances, and
biographical data in connection with the advertising, promotion, trade and other exploitation of the materials and
information and the rights granted herein.
5. JUDGING: On or about May 1, 2023 (“Drawing Date”) one (1) Participant from all eligible Entries received during
the Entry Period shall be selected at random by Administrator (“Winner”).
6. PRIZE EXPLANATION: The Winner shall receive up to $50,000 in the form of vendor invoice payments or
reimbursements to Winner from Sponsor for services towards Winner’s wedding taking place between May 20, 2023
and May 20, 2024 to be used to book up to 10 vendors within the following categories on The Knot marketplace:
Reception Venues, Wedding Photographers, Catering, Bridal Salons, Wedding Planners, Wedding Cakes, Rehearsal
Dinners, Bridal Showers & Parties, DJs, Wedding Bands, Videographer, Wedding Rentals, Beauty Services, Florists,
Officiants & Pre-marital Counseling, Photo Booths, Bar Services, Transportation, Soloists & Ensembles, Decor,
Invitations, Favors & Gifts and Hotel Room Blocks (“Prize”). The total value of this Prize will not exceed $50,000.
Vendors within the following categories on The Knot marketplace will not be eligible for Prize: Travel Specialists,
Dance Lessons and Jewelers. The Winner shall send the Sponsor up to 10 invoices for vendor services for a
wedding taking place between May 20, 2023 and May 20, 2024 that are intended to be covered by the prize. All
invoices must be for vendors listed on The Knot marketplace within an eligible category. All Invoices must be
submitted before July 1, 2024 and all vendors must be enrolled in Sponsor’s Vendor Onboarding process in Coupa.
Sponsor will pay invoices within 45 days of receipt in Coupa. If Winner has already made payment to a vendor for
services happening for a wedding taking place between May 20, 2023 and May 20, 2024, Sponsor will reimburse
Winner to their nominated bank account within 45 days of receipt of each invoice and related proof of payment and
Winner’s completed enrollment in Sponsor’s Vendor Onboarding process in Coupa. The number of different vendors’
invoices is limited to 10 and must be accompanied by a proof of payment. The Winner shall be responsible for any
late payment obligations in respect of the selected vendors, and any tax implications that arise as a result of
accepting the prize and any other costs and charges in respect of accepting the prize. The prize does not create any
form of agency of other commercial arrangement between the winner and the Promoter. No transfer, cash equivalent,
or Prize substitution allowed, except at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Any and all Prize-related expenses, including
without limitation any and all federal, state, and/or local taxes shall be the sole responsibility of the Winner.
7. PRIZE NOTIFICATION AND FULFILLMENT: Each potential Winner may be contacted by Sponsor or
Administrator on or about the Drawing Date and may be asked for further explanation based on their initial answers
submitted online. Each potential Winner will be required to respond to such message and execute and return an
Affirmation of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release (where required and/or permitted) within seventy-two (72)
hours of notification attempt. In the event a potential Winner is determined to be ineligible in accordance with these
Official Rules (including by failure to respond to any notification attempt within the specified time), such Prize may be
forfeited and may be awarded to an alternate Winner in a drawing from among all remaining Entries received. Each
Winner and all of Winner’s vendors will need to provide Sponsor with their W-9 for tax purposes and will be mandated
to enroll in Sponsor’s Vendor Onboarding process in Coupa. Subject to the foregoing requirements, the Prize will be
sent to Winner and Sponsor may contact Winner if more information is needed.
8. CONSENT AGREEMENT: By entering this Sweepstakes, Participant: (1) agrees to be bound by these Official
Rules; (2) consents to the use of his/her name, voice, picture, and likeness for advertising and promotional purposes
in any medium throughout the world in perpetuity without additional compensation unless prohibited by law and
(3) agrees that Sponsor and Administrator may send Participant information, promotions, or special offers that
Sponsor and/or Administrator determines may be of interest to Participant but from which Participant may opt out of
9. INDEMNIFICATION AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: By entering, each Participant agrees to defend, indemnify
and otherwise hold Sponsor, Administrator, and their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliated companies, promotion
and distribution partners (including Facebook and Instagram), the agents, officers, directors, and/or employees
(collectively, the “Released Parties”) harmless from and against any and all liability of any nature whatsoever arising
out of or relating to (a) unauthorized human intervention in the Sweepstakes by or directed by Participant; (b)
breaches of or inaccuracies in any representations or warranties of, or license grants by, Participant or any other
terms and conditions contained herein; and/or (c) injury, death, or damage to persons or property which may be
caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from Participant’s participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt or use
of any prize, including any such claim by the Released Parties’ employees or agents or any third parties.
By entering this Sweepstakes, each Participant (1) agrees to release Sponsor, Administrator, and each of the
Released Parties from any and all liability for any loss, harm, damages, costs, and/or expenses, including without
limitation property damages, personal injury and/or death, arising out of participating in this Sweepstakes or the
acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of any prize, (2) waives any and all claims against Sponsor, Administrator,
and each of the Released Parties based on publicity rights, defamation, invasion of privacy, or any other intellectual
property or privacy right, and (3) acknowledges that neither the Sponsor nor Administrator have made or are
responsible or liable for any warranty, representation, or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to
any prize, including but not limited to its quality, mechanical condition, or fitness for a particular purpose.
Neither Sponsor nor Administrator shall be liable for any damages whatsoever related to or arising from (a) any
technical errors that may prevent any Participant from participating in any way; (b) unauthorized human intervention
in the Sweepstakes; and/or (c) errors in the administration of the Sweepstakes.
Participant waives the right to claim any damages whatsoever, including, but not limited to, punitive, consequential,
direct, or indirect damages. Participant further agrees that in any cause of action, the Released Parties’ aggregate
liability for all claims will be limited to the cost of entering and participating in the Sweepstakes, and in no event shall
the Released Parties be liable for attorneys’ fees.
10. DISPUTES: Except where prohibited by law, each Participant agrees that any and all disputes, claims, and
causes of action arising out of, or connected with, the Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved
individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate court located in the State of
Maryland. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation, and enforceability of these
Official Rules, Participant’s rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of the Sponsor and Administrator in
connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of
Maryland without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of Maryland or any other
jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than Maryland.
11. GENERAL CONDITIONS: In the event that the operation, security, or administration of the Sweepstakes is
impaired in any way for any reason, including, but not limited to fraud, virus, or other technical problem, the Sponsor
or Administrator may, in its sole discretion and at any time, (a) suspend the Sweepstakes to address the impairment
and then, at Sponsor’s or Administrator’s sole discretion, resume the Sweepstakes in a manner that best conforms to
the spirit of these Official Rules (b) award the prize from among the eligible Entries received up to the time of the
impairment and/or c) terminate the Sweepstakes. Any attempt by any person to undermine the legitimate operation
of the Sweepstakes may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, each of the
Sponsor and Administrator reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted
by law. Failure or delay by the Sponsor or Administrator to enforce any provision of these Official Rules shall not
constitute a waiver of that provision.
Questions or comments regarding the Sweepstakes can be submitted by email to email@example.com