VisitNorfolk Crush Friday Contest
Celebrating VisitNorfolk’s Crush Friday Campaign
Official Rules

 

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. THE CONTEST IS OPEN TO
LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES.


The registration for the 2018 VisitNorfolk Lamest Excuse Contest ("Contest") begins on May 1, 2018, and ends on June 1, 2018, at 12:00 pm ("Contest Period"). On or about May 4, May 11, May 18, May 25, and June 1, one winner will be selected from online entries received between May 1 and June 1, 2018. Each entrant is allowed to submit one comment and tag one friend per post, per week during the contest. There will be five images posted over a five-week span. Entrant may submit five comments and tag five friends in total. Contest is hosted by Norfolk Convention & Visitors Bureau DBA VisitNorfolk, 232 East Main Street, Norfolk, VA 23510 ("Host").

Eligibility:

Contest is open to all natural persons age 18 and older who legally reside in the United States for the duration of the Contest. Employees, officers and directors of Host, its parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising, promotion, and fulfillment agencies, their immediate family members and persons living in their same household, are not eligible to participate in the Contest. Void where prohibited. All federal, state, and local laws and regulations apply.


How to Enter:

No purchase necessary. On or about May 1, 2018, the Host will promote the “Lamest Excuse Contest” on Instagram.


Participants will post their lamest excuse to get out of work on VisitNorfolk’s Lamest Excuse Instagram post, located at www.Instagram.com/VisitNorfolkVA. Participants will also tag a friend that they would like to Crush Friday with.


Participants can enter a total of five times (one per week) during the contest. One winner per household.

Host is not responsible for lost, late, misdirected, or non-delivered entries or for any miscommunication or technical failures as a result of contest participant. Upon receipt, entries become property of the host.

Entrants agree that the Host, it affiliates, directors, officers and agents are not liable for, and will be held harmless against, any and all claims to injury, loss or damage of any kind resulting directly or indirectly from participation in this contest or from acceptance or use of any prize.

CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS PROMOTION IS IN VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAW. HOST RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

General Submission Eligibility Guidelines:

Host reserves the right to exclude any submissions that do not meet contest requirements.

 

Category Submission Guidelines:

Prizes:

A total of five (5) winners will be selected, one winner per week of contest. Winners will receive a VisitNorfolk prize pack that will include items to help them Crush Friday.


Selection of Winners:

Winners will be determined by a third-party digital contest platform. The Host reserves the right to remove any inappropriate comments from its Instagram and/or disqualify comments from the contest based on their discretion. Odds of winning will be determined by the number of participants. Winner will be notified at the time of the selection via Instagram and email. Winner will have seven (7) calendar days from email message to accept the prize. Host is not responsible for and shall not be liable for late, lost, misdirected, or unsuccessful efforts to notify winner or for late, lost, misdirected, or unsuccessful efforts of winner to claim prize.

If the selected winner cannot be contacted, is ineligible, or fails to claim a prize, prize may be forfeited or an alternate winner selected. An unclaimed prize will become the property of the Host.


Winners:

The Registration Name of the potential winner(s) of the 2018 VisitNorfolk Lamest Excuse Contest may be publicly announced, at the Host‘s sole discretion, in any media for any duration following the contest period, but the Host has no obligation to do so.

Any potential prize winner whose name is announced publicly as the winner of the Contest must show proof of eligibility upon request and qualify for the particular Contest in order to accept the prize. Host is not obligated to select, or publicly announce, any alternative prize winner. By entering the contest, all entrants agree that their registration names may be announced publicly either after or prior to the Host's notification to them that they are a potential prize winner and either after or prior to the Host’s determination of their eligibility or qualification for, or their acceptance of the prize. The Host reserves the right to disqualify any potential winner if such potential winner is determined to have been ineligible or unqualified.

Entrants and winners are solely responsible for their own actions relating to this Contest, and the acceptance and/or use of a prize. By participating in this Contest, and/or by acceptance or use of the prize, all entrants and winners agree to release and hold harmless Host, Sponsors and their parent, affiliates, subsidiaries, retailers, agencies, Contest sponsors and the respective officers, directors, employees and agents from and against any liability arising in connection with the Contest and/or use of the prize.

 

Winners List and Official Rules:

To obtain a copy of the winners list or a copy of these Official Rules, send your request along with a stamped, self-addressed envelope to:
 

VisitNorfolk
Lamest Excuse Contest
232 East Main Street
Norfolk, VA 23510

Requests must be received no later than June 15, 2018.