WTTW 2021 Great Treasure Hunt Sweepstake Official Rules

WTTW 2021 Great Treasure Hunt Sweepstake Official Rules

NO PURCHASE OR CONTRIBUTION NECESSARY TO ENTER TO WIN. BY ENTERING THIS SWEEPSTAKES, YOU AGREE TO THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS HEREIN. NO PRIZE CHANGES OR TRANSFERS; NO CASH SUBSTITUTIONS. The sponsor of the WTTW 2021 Great Treasure Hunt Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) is Window to the World Communications, Inc. (“Sponsor”), an Illinois not-for-profit corporation and licensee of Public Broadcasting Station WTTW and Radio Station WFMT/FM.

METHODS OF ENTRY: (1) Mail: Complete the Official Entry Form you received in the mail according to the instructions and enclose with the Official Entry Form the number of entry tickets you wish to submit. All entry tickets must be detached from each other in order for the entry to be valid. If your official entry tickets are pre-printed with your name and address, please check all information for accuracy. If pre-printed information is not legible, print your Name, Address (no P.O. boxes), City, State, and ZIP Code on each ticket you enclose. Mail your completed Official Entry Form and entry tickets to Great Treasure Hunt Sweepstakes, WTTW, 5400 N. Saint Louis Avenue, Chicago, IL 60625-4698 before the Deadline (as hereinafter defined). If you utilize the U.S. mail method of Sweepstakes entry, only Official Entry Form and tickets received through the U.S. mail will be accepted; faxed and express mail entries will not be accepted and all such attempted entries will be disqualified. If you did not receive an Official Entry Form in the mail or to request another copy of an Official Entry Form, tickets, and rules through the mail, either:

(i) legibly print your Name, Address (no P.O. boxes), City, State, ZIP Code, birth date and the words “Great Treasure Hunt Sweepstakes” on a 3.5″ x 5″ card and mail it to: Great Treasure Hunt Sweepstakes Entry Form Request, WTTW, 5400 N. Saint Louis Avenue, Chicago, IL 60625-4698, or(ii) go to www.wttw.com/sweepstakes, and fill out the Official Entry Form request for the materials to be mailed to you, or 

(ii) go to www.wttw.com/sweepstakes, and fill out the Official Entry Form request for the materials to be mailed to you, or

(iii) call (773) 509-1111 extension 2 (charges may apply). Mail entries must be postmarked on or before October 25, 2021.

Postage due entries will not be accepted. WTTW is not responsible for lost, damaged, misdirected, forged, illegible, incomprehensible, torn, mutilated, destroyed, tampered with, incomplete, stolen, postage-due, or late mail.

(2) Internet: Go to the Sweepstakes Internet website located at the URL www.wttw.com/sweepstakes and complete the online entry form by providing your name, address (no P.O. boxes), City, State, ZIP Code, birth date, the number of entry tickets you would like Sponsor to enter into the Sweepstakes in your name (up to eleven (11) tickets per entry; 22 entries per household total) and indicate that you have read and accept the Official Rules. Online entries must be received by 11:59 a.m. CT on October 25, 2021.

Limit: eleven (11) tickets (includes one (1) bonus ticket) per individual; twenty-two (22) tickets (includes two (2) bonus tickets) per household regardless of the method of Sweepstakes entry. One (1) bonus ticket per ten (10) entry tickets will be issued to each entrant who enters online.

Eligibility: Sweepstakes open only to those individuals who are at least eighteen (18) years of age (or the age of majority in their jurisdiction of residence) on the date of Sweepstakes entry and are legal residents of and physically residing in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, or Wisconsin as of the date of their entry. Sweepstakes void outside of Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, and Wisconsin and where prohibited by law. Persons in any of the following categories are NOT eligible to win prizes: (a) Employees of WTTW, WFMT, WWCI, Inc., their affiliates and distributors engaged in the development, production, or distribution of materials for this Sweepstakes, (b) employees of advertising agencies associated with WTTW, WFMT, WWCI, or prize donors, (c) any sponsors of affiliated companies, (d) employees of Plante Moran or other accounting firms associated with Sponsor, (e) prize donors or their employees, parent companies, affiliates, or subsidiaries, (f) persons who are immediate family or who live in the same household as person in any of the preceding categories (whether related or unrelated). As used herein, “family members” means spouse, ex-spouse, domestic partner, mother, father, grandmother, grandfather, step-mother, step-father, brother, sister, children, and grandchildren.

DEADLINES: U.S. mail entries will be accepted beginning May 1, 2021. All entries must be received or postmarked by October 25, 2021 11:59 a.m. CT. Mail entries received before May 1, 2021 will be disqualified. Online entries will be accepted beginning on or after at 12:00 p.m. Central Time (CT) on May 1, 2021. All online entries must be received no later than 11:59 a.m. CT on October 25, 2021. Sponsor’s computer will serve as the official timepiece for online entries to the Sweepstakes.

PRIZES: In addition to those Sweepstakes general prizes (described below) for which all entries are eligible, there are four (4) additional prize categories for which entries may be eligible:

First 50 Entrants Drawing. There are two separate First 50 Entrants prizes.

The Spring First 50 Entrants Drawing: (a) For Sweepstakes entries made via U.S. mail: your entry must be one of the first thirty (30) entries received by Sponsor via U.S. mail (as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion) between May 1, 2021, and May 26, 2021 (no faxed or express mail deliveries accepted; all such entries will be disqualified).

(b) For Sweepstakes entries made via the Internet: your entry must be one of the first thirty (30) entries received by Sponsor between 11:59 a.m. CT May 1, 2021, and 11:59 a.m. CT May 26, 2021 (as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion).

The Fall First 50 Entrants Drawing: (a) For Sweepstakes entries made via U.S. mail: Your entry must be one of the first thirty (30) entries received by Sponsor via U.S. mail (as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion) between August 1, 2021, and August 24, 2021 (no faxed or express mail deliveries accepted; all such entries will be disqualified). 

(b) For Sweepstakes entries made via the Internet: Your entry must be one of the first thirty (30) entries received by Sponsor by 11:59 a.m. CT between August 1, 2021, and August 24, 2021 (as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion).

Spring Early Bird Drawing: One (1) person will be selected in a random drawing conducted by Sponsor for the Spring Early Bird prize. To be eligible for the Spring Early Bird Prize, entries must be received on or before June 28, 2021 regardless of the method of entry (online entries must be received by 11:59 a.m. CT on June 28, 2021).

Fall Early Bird Drawing: One (1) person will be selected in a random drawing conducted by Sponsor for the Fall Early Bird prize. To be eligible for the Fall Early Bird drawing, entries must be received on or before October 18, 2021 regardless of the method of entry (online entries must be received by 11:59 a.m. CT on October 18, 2021).

The Great Treasure Hunt Bonus Drawing: One (1) person will be selected in a random drawing from all eligible entries conducted by Sponsor for the Great Treasure Hunt Bonus Prize. To be eligible for the Great Treasure Hunt Bonus Prize drawing, each entrant must either write on the mail-in entry form or complete an online entry form. To be eligible for the Great Treasure Hunt Bonus Prize drawing, entries must be received on or before October 25, 2021 regardless of the method of entry (online entries must be received by 11:59 a.m. CT on October 25, 2021). Only bonus ticket entries are eligible for the Great Treasure Hunt Bonus Drawing and will not be included in the pool of eligible entries for the general prize drawings.

The winner of any prize noted above (e.g., the Fall Early Bird Drawing) is also eligible to win a general prize.

GENERAL PRIZES

GRAND PRIZE: One (1) 2021 Subaru Outback. All federal, state and local taxes, including without limitation sales tax, if applicable, are the winner’s sole responsibility. Winner must have a valid driver’s license. By entering this Sweepstakes, winner acknowledges that for 180 days commencing upon receipt of the Grand Prize, winner may not sell or exchange the car to the dealership. No cash, merchandise only. Approximate Retail Value (ARV): $26,795.

OTHER PRIZES: 

One (1) travel prize provided by AAA Travel and Alexander + Roberts: Prize featured will be the “Holy Land” 8-day trip for two (2). Prize awarded will include the AAA Vacations free pre-night and private car arrival transfer, two (2) passengers traveling together in one (1) double/twin bed, land only, travel can be for any one of Alexander + Robert’s Small Group travel packages with departure dates in 2022: based on availability. Must be 18 years or older, Must have a valid passport. (ARV: $11,598); Three (3) Large Big Green Egg. Each prize includes one (1) Large Integrated Nest Handler, one (1) Large Conveggtor, one (1) 20 lb. Big Green Egg Charcoal, one (1) Large Ash Tool, and one (1) Ash Pan. (ARV: $3,930/$1,310 per prize); One (1) prize from City Scooters for one (1) Wolfbrand Islander Scooter and one tour for six (6) people. Winner can choose the China Town Museum Campus Tour, Wrigleyville Tour, or the North Shore Tour. (ARV: $2,140); Forty (40) prizes for four (4) general admission tickets to Santa’s Village Azoosment Park One. (ARV: $5,038/ $125.95 per prize); One (1) 5-night stay for two at the all-inclusive Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic plus all meals, drinks, gratuities, non-motorized water sports and entertainment. Reservation requests must be submitted in writing along with a copy of the Prize Letter no more than 60 days in advance and sent directly to [email protected] or fax to 305.445.2620, with subject: “Prize Letter Redemption.” Allow 48-72 hours to process your request and receive confirmation. Prize letter may not be used during Holiday weekends (5 days prior or after), nor can it be used during Dec. 15th – Jan 15th. Vacation subject to availability and blackout dates. Prize Letter will be booked in the standard room category. Does not include round trip airfare, Limitless all-inclusive, transfers, or tours. Donor will not replace any lost, mutilated, or stolen tickets, travel vouchers or certificates. No cash equivalent and all prizes are non-transferable and no substitution will be made except as provided herein at the Donor’s sole discretion. Donor reserves the right to substitute the Prize for one of equal or greater value if the Prize should become unavailable for any reason. Winner is responsible for all taxes and fees associated with Prize receipt and/or use. Not combinable with any other offers, discounts, or promotions. (ARV: $2,935); One (1) 5-night all-inclusive stay for two at Paradisus Cancun in Mexico plus all meals, drinks, gratuities, non-motorized water sports and entertainment. Not valid for Christmas, New Year, Easter and Presidents Week. Some other blackout dates may apply (High Season). A copy of this certificate should be sent at time of reservations and the original should be presented upon check-in at the hotel together with proper identification. The certificate is personal and not transferable, not valid after expiration date and not combinable with other promotions and offers. You must request your reservation minimum 30 days prior to the date of arrival. Travel must occur between Dec 1, 2021 and Dec 20th, 2022. (ARV: $2,065); One (1) 5-night all-inclusive stay for two at Paradisus Los Cabos in Mexico plus all meals, drinks, gratuities, non-motorized water sports and entertainment. Not valid for Christmas, New Year, Easter and Presidents Week. Some other blackout dates may apply (High Season). A copy of this certificate should be sent at time of reservations and the original should be presented upon check-in at the hotel together with proper identification. The certificate is personal and not transferable, not valid after expiration date and not combinable with other promotions and offers. You must request your reservation minimum 30 days prior to the date of arrival. Travel must occur between Dec 1, 2021 and Dec 20th, 2022. (ARV: $3,240); One (1) 5-night all-inclusive stay for two at Paradisus Playa Del Carmen in Mexico plus all meals, drinks, gratuities, non-motorized water sports and entertainment. Not valid for Christmas, New Year, Easter and Presidents Week. Some other blackout dates may apply (High Season). A copy of this certificate should be sent at time of reservations and the original should be presented upon check-in at the hotel together with proper identification. The certificate is personal and not transferable, not valid after expiration date and not combinable with other promotions and offers. You must request your reservation minimum 30 days prior to the date of arrival. Travel must occur between Dec 1, 2021 and Dec 20th, 2022. (ARV: $2,770); One (1) 5-night all-inclusive stay for two at Paradisus Playa Mujeres in Mexico plus all meals, drinks, gratuities, non-motorized water sports and entertainment. Not valid for Christmas, New Year, Easter and Presidents Week. Some other blackout dates may apply (High Season). A copy of this certificate should be sent at time of reservations and the original should be presented upon check-in at the hotel together with proper identification. The certificate is personal and not transferable, not valid after expiration date and not combinable with other promotions and offers. You must request your reservation minimum 30 days prior to the date of arrival. Travel must occur between Dec 1, 2021 and Dec 20th, 2022. (ARV: $2,916); One (1) A 5-night all-inclusive stay for two at The Grand Reserve at Paradisus Palma Real in Dominican Republic plus all meals, drinks, gratuities, non-motorized water sports and entertainment. Not valid for Christmas, New Year, Easter and Presidents Week. Some other blackout dates may apply (High Season). A copy of this certificate should be sent at time of reservations and the original should be presented upon check-in at the hotel together with proper identification. The certificate is personal and not transferable, not valid after expiration date and not combinable with other promotions and offers. You must request your reservation minimum 30 days prior to the date of arrival. Travel must occur between Dec 1, 2021 and Dec 20th, 2022. (ARV: $3,230); One (1) 5-night stay for two at the all-inclusive UNICO 20°87° Hotel in Riviera Maya, Mexico plus all meals, drinks, gratuities, non-motorized water sports and entertainment. Reservation requests must be submitted in writing along with a copy of the Prize Letter no more than 60 days in advance and sent directly to [email protected] or fax to 305.445.2620, with subject: “Prize Letter Redemption.” Allow 48-72 hours to process your request and receive confirmation. Prize letter may not be used during Holiday weekends (5 days prior or after), nor can it be used during Dec. 15th – Jan 15th. Vacation subject to availability and blackout dates. Prize Letter will be booked in the standard room category. Does not include round trip airfare, Limitless all-inclusive, transfers, or tours. Donor will not replace any lost, mutilated, or stolen tickets, travel vouchers or certificates. No cash equivalent and all prizes are non-transferable and no substitution will be made except as provided herein at the Donor’s sole discretion. Donor reserves the right to substitute the Prize for one of equal or greater value if the Prize should become unavailable for any reason. Winner is responsible for all taxes and fees associated with Prize receipt and/or use. Not combinable with any other offers, discounts, or promotions. Travel must occur between Dec 31, 2021 and Dec 22nd, 2022. (ARV: $2,815); Two (2) Fitness Formula Club (FFC) 12-month Premier Memberships. Each prize include: Access to all 11 FFC locations, One (1) 60-minute personal training session or massage per month ($90+), Small permanent locker ($25) with laundry service at home club ($28), Two (2) guest passes per month ($40), 25% discount on Spa services and Sport Shop (exclusions may apply). Prize Restrictions and Limitations: Must be 18 years or older, No cash value, Non-transferable, Current FFC members ineligible, Cannot be combined with any other guest membership or offer, original document must be presented at time of activation, not available at FFC Elmhurst/FFC Park Ridge. (ARV: $5,000/$2,500 per prize); Two (2) virtual private cooking event for up to 25 screens in 2022 from The Chopping Block. Virtual private events must be booked in 2022 and are limited to 25 screens for each event. (ARV: $5,000/$2,500 per prize); One (1) prize for One (1) room, for two (2) persons, for three (3) nights at the Grand Hotel in Mackinac Island. Prize must be redeemed for a stay between May 6 – October 30, 2022, subject to availability. Includes Breakfast daily for two (2) persons. May be subject to tax, local assessment, and baggage handling charges. This package is non-transferable and non-refundable. (ARV: $1,700); One (1) seven-night stay for two adults to Royalton Riviera Cancun Resort & Spa in Riviera Maya, Mexico valid through 12/1/2022. When the winner is selected and all forms have been signed and returned to WTTW, WTTW will provide winner with a form on behalf of Apple Vacations. This form must be completed and sent to Apple Vacations via email 45 days or less prior to departure and no less than 14 days prior to departure. Reservations must be made through the Apple Vacations Promotions Department and are unable to accept reservation requests by phone or in person. Trip is non-refundable, non-transferable and cannot be exchanged for cash. Apple Vacations reserves the right to substitute the vacation with another of equal value, equal rating or within the same hotel chain should any unforeseen circumstance occur. If winner contacts hotel, trip will be forfeited in full. Winner must be 21 years or older and travel with a valid passport. ALG Vacations staff and family members are not eligible to win or travel. Travel Protection (approximately $19.99-$24.99 per person, subject to change) will be advised by Promotional Bookings and must be paid by the traveler to Apple Vacations prior to departure within the time stated on your confirmation email. Environmental tax may apply at hotel check-in. Allow an average of 1-2 weeks to receive a confirmation on your trip. No changes can be made once confirmed. A cancellation will result in the forfeiture of the certificate. Restricted dates of travel include: 5 days prior to and after holidays such as Spring Break, Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years, and other U.S. government holidays (i.e. Martin Luther King Day, President’s Day, Memorial Day, etc.). Trips are subject to availability and blackout dates. Additional restrictions may apply. For hotel information, please visit https://www.applevacations.com/. Apple Vacations cannot provide upgrades on promotional rooms. Please ask upon arrival at front desk for cost of upgrade.  The winner must be at least 21 years old to redeem the trip and must have a valid US passport to travel. Airfare is not provided. (ARV: $5,000); One (1) hand-woven Oriental rug from Oscar Isberian Rugs. (ARV: $6,500); One (1) A "Gold Coast" package from Merchant & Rhoades: Haircut, Shave, Facial, Manicure, Pedicure, Hand Massage, Foot Massage and Shoeshine. (ARV: $425); Four (4) Family Memberships to Adler Planetarium. (ARV: $660/$165 per prize); One (1) “Year of Cabot Creamery Co-operative’s award-winning cheese!” Prize. (ARV: $550); One (1) package from Cat Person including: one (1) Canopy Bed, one (1) Jackson catnip toy, one (1) Skin and Coat Goodness Blends treat, and one (1) Meal Plan Equivalent. (ARV: $500); One (1) Blackhawks prize including one (1) Official autographed puck and one (1) photograph. (ARV: $50); One (1) "Day at the Chicago Botanic Garden" Package. Includes: free parking, four tram tour tickets, (4) four Model Rail Road Garden tickets. (ARV: $131); One (1) pack of four (4) tickets on the Chicago Pizza Tours Subject to availability. (ARV: $131); Two (2) one-year Field Adventurer Memberships. (ARV: $500/$250 per prize); Two (2) (1) One-Year Complimentary MORTON 6 Membership at The Morton Arboretum. Cannot be replaced if lost, damaged, or stolen. (ARV: $360/$180 per prize); Two (2) books of 10 passes. Each pass is good for one 3-hour open studio session with a live model. Artists can paint, draw or sculpt. The user must be 18 years of age or older. Cannot be replaced if lost, damaged, or stolen. (ARV: $250/$125 per prize); One-night stay in our Deluxe King room type, includes breakfast for two; plus one (1) $25 gift card to Lou Malnati's. Blackout dates apply. (ARV: $620); One (1) gift card to Blick Art Materials. Cannot be replaced is lost, damaged, or stolen. (ARV: $500); One (1) $100 gift card to Aba from Lettuce Entertain You. (ARV: $100); One (1) $100 gift card to Ema from Lettuce Entertain You. (ARV: $100); One (1) $100 gift card to Deveraux. (ARV: $100); One (1) Bob Ross Premium Paint Set. Cannot be shipped to Canada. (ARV: $825).

GREAT TREASURE HUNT BONUS PRIZE: One (1) $10,000 gift card to Walter E. Smithe. (ARV: $10,000).

SPRING EARLY BIRD PRIZE: One (1) prize package from the Big Green Egg, including: one (1) Large Big Green Egg, one (1) Large Integrated Nest Handler, one (1) Large Conveggtor, one (1) 20 lb. Big Green Egg Charcoal, one (1) Large Ash Tool, and one (1) Ash Pan. (Prize ARV: $1,310).

FALL EARLY BIRD PRIZE: One (1) prize package from City Scooters, including: one (1) Ice Bear 149 cc Mad Dog scooter (ARV: $2,300) and one (1) Ice Bear Mad Dog Trike scooter (ARV: $3,000). (Prize ARV: $5,300).

FIRST 50 ENTRANTS PRIZES: One (1) copy of the 2021 Rand McNally Road Atlas. 100 total prizes. (ARV: $3,000).

The total ARV of all Sweepstakes prizes to be awarded is approximately $113,863.

If all prizes are claimed, there will be approximately 184 items awarded (general prize pool, two (2) Early Birds, one (1) Great Treasure Hunt Bonus Prize, and two (2) sets of First 50 Entrants prizes.) In the event a prize description above differs from the description for that same prize as found in the Sweepstakes prize brochure or Sweepstakes website, the description on the Sweepstakes website shall control.

WINNER SELECTIONS: Winners of the Early Bird prizes, Great Treasure Hunt Bonus Prize, and those selected to receive a prize from the general prize pool will be determined by random drawing conducted by Sponsor. The Spring Early Bird drawing will be held on or about July 1, 2021; the Fall Early Bird will be held on or about October 28, 2021. The drawing for the Great Treasure Hunt Bonus Prize will be held on or about November 23, 2021 and will be drawn only from those eligible entries received by which have marked or included the word “window” on their entry tickets or online entry form. The drawing for all other prizes from the general prize pool will be held on or about November 24, 2021. All drawings will be conducted by Plante Moran or a comparable Accounting Firm engaged by Sponsor. The Accounting Firm’s decisions are final and binding in all matters and issues relating to the drawings and cannot be challenged or appealed. Sweepstakes entry materials are null and void and will be rejected if any part is illegible, incomprehensible, mutilated, mechanically reproduced, tampered with, or forged, or if any Sweepstakes materials contain printing, typographical, mechanical, or other errors. Entries are the property of Sponsor and will not be returned. Sponsor’s decision is final and binding with respect to all non-drawing contest matters and issues, including, without limitation, the awarding of prizes, and cannot be challenged or appealed.

Odds of winning will be determined by the number of eligible entries received for each Sweepstakes prize drawing. Participant waives the right to assert, as a cost of winning a prize, any and all cost of redemption, delivery, or travel to redeem said prize, and any liability which might arise from redeeming, or seeking to redeem said prize. By participating, participant agrees to abide by, and be bound by, these Official Rules and waives any argument that the Official Rules are ambiguous. By participating in the Sweepstakes, entrants hereby release, discharge, and hold harmless Sponsor, the Sweepstakes prize donors, and its and their respective divisions, advertising and promotion agencies, parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, employees, directors, officers, trustees, agents, and successors, and assigns (collectively, the “Sweepstakes Entities”) from and against any and all claims, actions, demands, losses, liabilities, and damages of any kind whatsoever (including, without limitation, bodily injury, personal injury, death, disability, and property damage), costs and expenses (including, without limitation, reasonable attorneys’ fees, court costs, settlement, and disbursements) directly or indirectly arising out of their participation in the Sweepstakes, the redemption, acceptance, possession, use, misuse, loss, or misdirection of a prize or any portion of a prize and participation in any prize-related activities and hereby waive all rights to claim punitive, incidental, and consequential damages, even if Sponsor has been forewarned of possibility of the same.

In the event of a dispute concerning who submitted an online entry, the entry will be declared to have been made by the authorized account holder of the email address submitted at time of entry. An “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, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address.

In the event of any dispute regarding this Sweepstakes, the dispute shall be resolved by applying the laws of the United States and the State of Illinois exclusively by and within the courts of Cook County, Illinois, without regard to conflict of law principles. 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. Judgments and awards shall be limited to costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes, but in no event will attorneys’ fees be awarded. Entrants hereby waive all rights to claim punitive, incidental and/or consequential damages. Prizes will be awarded after total compliance with all terms and conditions of these Official Rules. All prizes validly claimed will be awarded per Official Rules and Official prize descriptions in the Sweepstakes brochure and the Great Treasure Hunt Sweepstakes website. Sponsor is not responsible for malfunction, fit, availability, delays, or damage in delivery of prizes. If listed prize is not available, substitution is at the Sponsor’s discretion, but will be of equal or greater value.

Except as otherwise stated in these Official Rules, the use of the information each entrant submits in this Sweepstakes is governed by Sponsor’s Online Privacy Policy, available at http://www.wttw.com/privacy.

MISCELLANEOUS: Prizes are not transferable. Prizes are non-transferable, may not be redeemed for cash or otherwise substituted, except in the Sponsor's sole discretion. Limit one (1) prize per drawing per individual or household. In the event one individual is selected for more than one prize (except the winners of the First 60 Entrants prize winners and the Spring and Fall Early Bird prizes), that individual will be awarded only the prize with the greater monetary value, as that value is determined by the prize donor(s) in that prize donor’s sole discretion. The prize of lesser value will be awarded to another individual chosen at random. All federal, state and local taxes, including without limitation sales tax, if applicable, are the winner’s sole responsibility. Winners of any prize with an Approximate Retail Value (ARV) of $600 or more will receive an IRS 1099 form from Sponsor. The value of each Sweepstakes prize represents that prize donor’s good faith determination of the ARV thereof and such determination is final for all purposes and cannot be challenged or appealed. If the actual value of a prize turns out to be less than the stated ARV, the difference will not be awarded in cash to the prize winner. Winners will be notified by mail on or before January 31, 2022. All winners of prizes will be required to sign an affidavit of eligibility and release of liability/publicity, to be returned to WTTW within fourteen (14) days of mailing. If not returned within that 14-day period, if winner refuses the prize or if the winner cannot be located, an alternate winner will be selected if sufficient time exists to confirm and verify alternate winner as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. In addition, winners of travel prizes and their guests will be required to sign a release and a waiver of liability for travel alterations, modifications, adjustments, and/or perils encountered in the course of travel as well as a publicity release (unless otherwise prohibited by law). A minor may accompany the winner of a travel prize only if that minor is the child/ward of the winner. Travel prizes do not include air transportation unless otherwise stated in the Sweepstakes prize brochure or on the Sweepstakes website. Hotel accommodations based on double occupancy and do not include meals or any other amenities unless otherwise stated. Winner is responsible for all expenses not included in the prize description including, without limitation, room service, souvenirs, tips, and telephone charges. Travel prize winner and guest(s) must travel on same itinerary including, without limitation, the same hotel arrival and departure dates. Travel prizes are subject to details in the Sweepstakes prize brochure and Sweepstakes website, as well as space and departure availability, blackout dates, and other restrictions. Reservations are non-refundable for cash or credit, non-transferable, and non-changeable once issued. If lost, they will not be replaced. Sponsor and Sweepstakes Entities shall not be responsible for any cancellations, delays, diversions or substitution, or any act or omissions whatsoever by the air carriers, hotels, or other transportation companies or any other persons providing any of these services and accommodations to passengers. Sponsor and Sweepstakes Entities shall not be liable for any loss or damage to baggage. Winners will receive a complete listing of all requirements for redemption of travel prizes.

By accepting a prize, winner releases Sponsor and Sweepstakes Entities from and against all liability with respect to any prize, and acknowledges that neither Sponsor nor Sponsor Entities have made, nor are in any manner, responsible or liable for any warranty, representation or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, regarding the use of the prize including, but not limited to, its quality, merchantability, mechanical condition or fitness for a particular purpose or suitability for use. Sponsor and Sweepstakes Entities accept no responsibility for any additional expenses, omissions, delays, rerouting, or acts of any government or authority. By accepting a prize, winner consents to the use of his/her name and/or likeness for publicity/advertising purposes by Sponsor without notice, additional compensation, review, or approval in all media now known or hereafter devised throughout the universe. A prize winner cannot return, refuse, or forfeit a prize after that thirty (30) day period following the date of the mailing of the prize certificate to the winner.

If, for any reasons, the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned due to, without limitation, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, human error, typographical errors in any Sweepstakes materials, or any other cause that, in the sole judgment of Sponsor, could corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend the Sweepstakes and limit entries to those submitted prior to the action taken, or to proceed in such a manner as may be deemed fair and equitable by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Sponsor and Sweepstakes Entities shall not be liable to any person for failure to supply a prize, cancellation, delay or interruptions, or any part thereof, by reason of any act of God, any actions, regulations, orders, or requests by any governmental or quasi-governmental entity (whether or not the actions, regulations, orders, or requests prove to be invalid), equipment failure, terrorist acts, earthquake, war, fire, flood, explosion, unusually severe weather, hurricane, embargo, labor dispute, or strike (whether legal or illegal), labor or material shortage, transportation interruption of any kind, work slow-down, civil disturbance, insurrection, riot, pandemic, epidemic, health event, or any similar or dissimilar event beyond Sponsor’s reasonable control. Any person who supplies false information, enters by fraudulent means, or is otherwise determined to be in violation of these Official Rules in an attempt to obtain a prize will forfeit the prize won and may be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law. Sponsor is not responsible for human errors or errors contained in Sweepstakes materials including, without limitation, these Official Rules. Sponsor is not responsible for technical, hardware or software failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections or failed, incomplete, garbled or delayed software transmissions which may limit an entrant’s ability to participate in the Sweepstakes or damage to user’s system as a result of participation in the Sweepstakes or downloading any information necessary to participate in the Sweepstakes.

CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DAMAGE ANY ONLINE SERVICE OR WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST VIOLATES CRIMINAL AND/OR CIVIL LAWS. IF SUCH AN ATTEMPT IS MADE, SPONSOR MAY DISQUALIFY ANY ENTRANT MAKING SUCH ATTEMPT AND SPONSOR MAY SEEK DAMAGES TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

A list of prize winners can be obtained after February 28, 2022 by sending a stamped, self-addressed business envelope to the address below. Requests must be received by March 31, 2022. Limit: one (1) request and one (1) list per household. Mail to: Winners List, Great Treasure Hunt Sweepstakes, WTTW, 5400 N. Saint Louis Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60625-4698.

For a complete description of all prizes and restrictions, consult the Sweepstakes prize brochure and Sweepstakes website, or request a copy of the brochure and printed restrictions by writing to WTTW, Great Treasure Hunt Sweepstakes, 5400 N. Saint Louis Ave., Chicago, Illinois, 60625-4698. Deadline for receipt of request: December 31, 2022. Limit: one (1) request and one (1) copy per household.

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