Big Ticket Giveaway Presented by Visit Greater Grand Forks

Ends Dec 15, 2021 at 11:59 PM

Spectra, the provider of Venue Management, Food Services & Hospitality, and Partnerships at Alerus Center, is excited to announce the return of the Big Ticket Giveaway presented by Visit Greater Grand Forks. The Big Ticket Giveaway presented by Visit Greater Grand Forks will award one lucky fan with two Steamatic Club Lounge tickets to every publicly ticketed event at Alerus Center for the 2022 calendar year.

Fans can enter the sweepstakes beginning Monday, November 15 online at www.AlerusCenter.com/BigTicket. Entries will be collected until Wednesday, December 15 at 11:59 PM. The winner will be announced Friday, December 17th during a press conference at Alerus Center.

“We are thrilled to bring back the Big Ticket Giveaway presented by Visit Greater Grand Forks for 2022,” said Spectra’s Anna Rosburg, General Manager of Alerus Center. “2021 has been a record year for concerts at Alerus Center and 2022 is shaping up to be just as big! We look forward to providing one lucky fan a free year’s worth of premier entertainment from the Steamatic Club Lounge at Alerus Center and we are so thankful for Visit Greater Grand Forks’ commitment to making this giveaway happen for the fourth consecutive year.”

The Big Ticket Giveaway presented by Visit Greater Grand Forks will include tickets to concerts, family shows, sporting events and more. The upcoming calendar year will include a number of exciting events including UND Football, Jurassic Quest, Hairball, and multiple concerts and family shows yet to be announced at Alerus Center.

“Visit Greater Grand Forks is thrilled to present the Big Ticket Giveaway again this year,” says Julie Rygg, Executive Director of Visit Greater Grand Forks. “We look forward to the events that will be hosted in 2022 and to share, with visitors and residents, a taste of all things #SimplyGrand at Alerus Center.”

*No purchase necessary to win. A purchase does not increase your chances of winning. Must be 21 or older. One entry per person. Open to residents of North Dakota, Minnesota, Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Ontario. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received. The winner will receive two (2) Steamatic Club Lounge tickets to each publicly ticketed event held at Alerus Center for one year (January 1, 2021 – December 31, 2021). Approximate retail value: USD$2,500.

Disclaimer

Big Ticket Giveaway courtesy of Visit Greater Grand Forks

November 15, 2021 – December 15, 2021

Official Rules


NO PURCHASE OR OBLIGATION NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. VOID OUTSIDE CO AND WHERE PROHIBITED.

1.            ELIGIBILITY: The Big Ticket Giveaway courtesy of Visit Grand Forks (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to entrants who are legal residents of North Dakota, Minnesota, Manitoba, Saskatchewan or Ontario and 21 years of age or older as of the date of entry.  The following persons are not eligible to enter or win: employees of Global Spectrum, L.P. d/b/a Spectra Venue Management  (“Sponsor”) and Visit Greater Grand Forks and each of their respective parents, affiliates and subsidiaries and the advertising and promotion agencies and Prize Providers (as defined below) and the immediate families (spouse, parents, siblings and children and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and members of the households, whether or not related, of each of the above.  The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws. 


2.            HOW TO ENTER: The Sweepstakes will commence on Monday, November 15, 2021 at 10:00:00 a.m. Central Standard Time (“CST”) and end on Wednesday, December 15, 2021 at 11:59:59 p.m. CST (the “Entry Period”). To enter, follow the directions provided to complete the online entry form at www.AlerusCenter.com and submit electronically during the Entry Period.  By successfully transmitting a completed online entry form through the entry method set forth above during the Entry Period, you will be entered in the Sweepstakes.  LIMIT ONE (1) ENTRY PER PERSON.  Additional entries beyond the specified limit will be void.  Sponsor’s computer shall be the official timekeeper for all matters related to this Sweepstakes.  Entries generated by script, macro or other automated means and entries generated by any other means which subvert the entry process will be void.    Entrants must fully complete and submit all non-optional data requested on the entry form to be eligible.  Incomplete and/or inaccurate entries are void.  No entries will be acknowledged or returned.  Proof of submission will not be deemed to be proof of receipt by Sponsor. 


3.            DRAWING: Entries must be received during the Entry Period to be eligible for the drawing. One (1) potential winner will be drawn at random on or about Thursday, December 16, 2021, from among all eligible entries received. Sponsor reserves the right to delay the drawing. The potential winner will be notified via email and/or telephone (in Sponsor’s discretion). The potential winner must respond to such notification within forty-eight (48) hours, or he/she will forfeit the Prize (as defined below) and, at Sponsor’s sole discretion and time permitting, an alternate potential winner will be drawn at random from among all remaining eligible entries. The potential winner will be required to execute and return, prior to and as a condition of receiving the Prize, an affidavit (or if a Canadian potential winner, a declaration) of eligibility and liability release and, except where prohibited by law, a publicity release. The potential winner must return such releases within two (2) days of date of issuance. If the potential winner is a resident of Canada, he/she will also be required to correctly answer a time-limited mathematical skill-testing questions, without aid or assistance (mechanical or otherwise), before being declared a winner. Failure to comply with these Official Rules will cause the Prize to be forfeited and, at Sponsor’s sole discretion and time permitting, awarded to an alternate potential winner to be randomly drawn from among all remaining eligible entries. Odds of winning the Prize depend on the number of eligible entries received for the drawing. If (i) the potential winner does not respond to the Prize notification within the timeframe stated, (ii) the Prize notification is returned as undeliverable, (iii) the potential winner declines his or her Prize,  (iv) the potential winner fails to return all required documents within the timeframe stated, or (v) the potential winner is a reside of Canada and fails to correctly answer the skill-testing question in the manner prescribed, it will result in Prize forfeiture and the disqualification of such potential winner and, at Sponsor’s sole discretion and time permitting, an alternate potential winner may be drawn by random drawing from among all remaining eligible entries.


4.            DESCRIPTION OF PRIZE(S): One (1) prize (hereinafter, the “Prize”): One (1) winner will receive two (2) tickets to all public ticketed events (i.e., those events which are open to the public and for which a ticket is required for admission) taking place at the Alerus Center for one (1) year, beginning January 1, 2022 and concluding December 31, 2022. The Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of the Prize is estimated at USD$2,500. The ARV of the Prize may fluctuate based on ticket availability, seat location and booking of additional events.  Tickets will be awarded for preseason and regular season events.  For events with more than one performance, tickets will only be awarded for one performance. Specific event dates are at the sole discretion of Sponsor. No date substitutions will be permitted, except in Sponsor’s sole discretion. The Prize is awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied by Sponsor.  The Prize is not transferrable and no substitutions or cash redemptions are allowed, except by Sponsor which reserves the right to substitute the Prize (or any component thereof) with one of comparable or greater retail value at its sole discretion.  Dates and/or times of events are subject to change. Events are subject to cancellation.  Tickets are subject to certain terms and conditions as specified thereon and by applicable issuer.  Resale of the Prize or any portion of the Prize is prohibited.  All costs and expenses not stated herein as being provided in connection with the redemption, receipt and/or use of the Prize are the responsibility of the winner, including, but not limited to, transportation, accommodations and meals, and all federal, state, provincial and local taxes.  Sponsor shall have no responsibility or liability for cancellations, delays, or any other change by any company or person providing any element of the Prize (each a “Prize Provider”) due to reasons beyond Sponsor’s control and Sponsor is not responsible or liable for any expenses incurred as a consequence thereof.  All Prize details are at Sponsor’s sole discretion.
 

5.            ADDITIONAL TERMS: By entering, each entrant agrees to abide and be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor, which are final and binding in all matters relating to this Sweepstakes.  Entries will be declared made by the authorized account holder of the email address submitted at the time of entry and he/she must comply with these Official Rules.  “Authorized account holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization (e.g., business, education, institution, etc.) responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address.  Released Parties (as defined below) are not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, inaccurate, stolen, misdirected, illegible, undelivered or garbled entries or email; or for entries not received due to lost, failed, delayed or interrupted connections, including Internet Service Provider (ISP), Web-server, network, cable, server, satellite, phone-line connections or miscommunications, or other electronic malfunctions, computer or telephone, hardware or software failures, malfunctions, or garbled or jumbled transmissions.  Released Parties are not responsible for any 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, the cancellation or postponement of any event 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 entrant’s 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 or for any travel related delays or cancellations (if applicable).  Persons who tamper with or abuse any aspect of the Sweepstakes or website or who are in violation of these Official Rules, as solely determined by Sponsor, will be disqualified and all associated entries will be void.  Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel or suspend the Sweepstakes should virus, bugs, unauthorized human intervention, or other causes, in Sponsor’s sole opinion, corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper operation or play of the Sweepstakes, and, in the event of termination, draw the winner from all non-suspect, eligible entries received prior to action taken.  All entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be returned.  CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE ASSOCIATED WITH THIS SWEEPSTAKES OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS, AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR AND/OR ITS AGENTS RESERVE THE RIGHT TO DISQUALIFY AND SEEK DAMAGES AND OTHER REMEDIES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS’ FEES) FROM ANY PERSON OR PERSONS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ATTEMPT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

If due to a printing, production or other error, more Prizes are claimed than are intended to be awarded, the intended Prize will be awarded in a random drawing from among all verified and validated Prize claims received. No more than the stated number of Prize(s) will be awarded.


6.            WINNER’S LIST: For the name of the winner (available after Thursday, December 16, 2021), send a self-addressed envelope, along with your request, to: Spectra Big Ticket Giveaway c/o Marketing, Alerus Center, 1200 S 42nd St, Grand Forks, ND 58201 to be received prior to February 28, 2022. Canadian residents can omit return postage.

7.            PUBLICITY:  The winner acknowledges and agrees that as a condition of winning, if legally permissible, Sponsor and its designees have the right to use his/her name, likeness, photograph, voice, city and state/province of residence and Prize information for advertising and promotional purposes in any and all media now known or hereafter devised, worldwide in perpetuity, without further compensation, authorization, remuneration or notification.

8.            TAXES: All applicable local, state, provincial and federal taxes are the sole responsibility of the winner. Sponsor will issue a form 1099-MISC to the winner if the winner is a resident of the United States

9.            LIABILITY: Each entrant, by entering the Sweepstakes, agrees that Sponsor, City of Grand Forks, and Greater Grand Forks Convention and Visitors Bureau and each of their respective parents, affiliates and subsidiaries and the advertising and promotion agencies and Prize Providers and all of their respective agents, employees, directors and officers (collectively, “Released Parties”), will have no liability whatsoever for and shall be held harmless by entrants against, any injuries, losses or damages of any kind, including death, to persons, or property incurred in connection with or resulting, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly from acceptance, possession or use/misuse of the Prize (including any travel or activity related thereto) and/or participating in this Sweepstakes.

10.          USE OF DATA: Sponsor will be collecting personal data about entrants online in accordance with its privacy policy, which can be found at url:  http://www.comcastspectacor.com/privacy-policy/. Please review Sponsor’s privacy policy. By participating in the Sweepstakes, entrants hereby agree to Sponsor’s collection and usage of their personal information and acknowledge that they have read and accepted Sponsor’s privacy policy. 

11.          The decisions of Sponsor will be final and binding in all matters pertaining to the Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right to correct any and all printing, typographical or mechanical errors.

12.          Disputes; Governing Law:  Some jurisdictions do not allow the waiver of rights and limitation of liability described in this section. In such jurisdictions, the following may not apply to you. The parties waive all rights to trial in any action or proceeding instituted in connection with these Official Rules, including, without limitation, the Sweepstakes. Any controversy or claim arising out of or relating to these Official Rules and/or the Sweepstakes shall be settled by binding arbitration in accordance with the commercial arbitration rules of the JAMS ADR. Any such controversy or claim shall be arbitrated on an individual basis, and shall not be consolidated in any arbitration with any claim or controversy of any other party. The arbitration shall be conducted in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.  BY ENTERING THE SWEEPSTAKES, EACH ENTRANT AGREES TO WAIVE ANY RIGHTS TO BRING A CLAIM AGAINST THE RELEASED PARTIES AS A PLAINTIFF OR CLASS MEMBER IN ANY PURPORTED CLASS OR REPRESENTATIVE ACTION OR PROCEEDING AND WAIVES ANY AND ALL CLAIMS FOR PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, AND CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES.

Some jurisdictions require that the governing law and forum for disputes be that of the consumer. In such jurisdictions, the following may not apply to you. THESE OFFICIAL RULES AND THE INTERPRETATION OF ITS TERMS SHALL BE GOVERNED BY AND CONSTRUED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE LAWS OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA WITHOUT REGARD TO ITS CONFLICTS OF LAWS RULES. For any matters which are not subject to arbitration as set forth in these Official Rules and/or in connection with the entering of any judgment on an arbitration award in connection with these Official Rules and/or the Sweepstakes, the parties irrevocably submit and consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the state and federal courts located in or closest to Philadelphia, PA. The parties agree not to raise the defense of forum non conveniens.

13.          SPONSOR: Global Spectrum, L.P. d/b/a Spectra Venue Management, 3601 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19148.