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Current Rules


bubly Swing Sweepstakes:

2022 “BUBLY SWING” SWEEPSTAKES OFFICIAL RULES:

By participating in the “Bubly Swing” Sweepstakes (hereinafter “Sweepstakes”), Entrants acknowledge reading, and further accept and agree to be bound by these Official Rules. Any violation of these rules may result in disqualification. All decisions by Milwaukee World Festival, Inc. (“MWF”) regarding the Sweepstakes are final and binding in all respects.

  1. SWEEPSTAKES PERIOD. This Sweepstakes is a nine (9) day Sweepstakes.  The Sweepstakes will run from June 23-25, June 30 – July 2, July 7-9, 2022 from 12:00pm CST through 4:00pm CST each day. MWF’s computer is the official time-keeping device for the Sweepstakes. One (1) winner will be chosen per day for a total of nine (9) winners..
  2. ELIGIBILITY. Profile must be public in order to be chosen as a winner. Entries on Private accounts will not be seen. The Sweepstakes is only open to those who are at least 18 years old as of the date of entry. Full-time benefited employees, officers, and/or directors of MWF or their Immediate Families, and MWF’s consultants, licensees, contractors, and any individual employed to work on the Henry Maier Festival Park grounds during any MWF-produced event, and officers, directors and employees of any company providing a Prize, (the “Sponsor Entities”) and their Immediate Families and any other persons engaged with the production and/or the administration of any MWF event and/or Sweepstakes (collectively, the “Companies”) are not eligible to enter. For the purpose of administering this Sweepstakes, “Immediate Family” includes spouses, parents, children and siblings (including stepparents, stepchildren and stepsiblings) of the employee, officer and/or director of MWF or the Sponsor Entities. Participants who win Prizes must present a government issued photo ID and execute an Affidavit of Eligibility prior to the awarding of any Prize.
  3. HOW TO ENTER. During the Sweepstakes period, Entrants will take a photo or selfie of themselves on the bubly swing at the bubly experience on the Summerfest grounds and post it on a public profile on Twitter or Instagram and tag @summerfest and #SummerfestXbubly. Upon following the steps detailed, users will be automatically entered into the Sweepstakes. MWF shall provide an alternative method of entry (AMOE) upon request. No purchase necessary. One entry per person per day.
  4. WINNER SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION. One (1) winner will be chosen per day during the Sweepstakes period, as follows: one (1) winner will be drawn randomly from eligible entries on each day of the festival on or after 4:00pm CST. The odds of winning the Prize are based upon the total number of eligible entries during the Sweepstakes period. The winner will be notified via direct message on the platform in which they entered. The winner must return to the bubly Bar Exhibit on the Summerfest grounds at 5pm and show identification in order to claim the wristbands.
  5. PRIZE. Winner will receive a pair a front row wristbands to the show that day.
    1. June 23 – Steve Aoki
    2. June 24 – Dillon Francis
    3. June 25 – Zach Bryan
    4. June 30 – The Revivalists
    5. July 1 – 2 Chainz
    6. July 2 – Third Eye Blind
    7. July 7 – Russell Dickerson
    8. July 8 – The Black Crowes
    9. July 9 – Death Cab For Cutie

There will be no substitutions of or exceptions to the selection, including in the event the performance does not occur through no fault of MWF. Verifiable prize value: fair market value of complimentary front row wristbands.

  1. PRIZE DELIVERY.  The Prize Winners must meet all requirements for eligibility to participate in the Sweepstakes and/or complete, sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility and Publicity Release, a Release of Liability, and any additional documents requested by MWF prior to receiving the Prize. MWF will accept an electronic signature on this paperwork. Failure to sign the Affidavit may result in forfeiture of the Prize, which may not be awarded. Ticket Prizes will be picked up from the bubly Bar Experience at Summerfest on or after 5:00pm CST with valid identification, MWF will not pay any travel costs for the Prize Winners to pick up the Prize. Prizes that are not claimed 3 hours of the winning notification shall be forfeited.
  2. TAXES. All federal, state and/or local income and other taxes, if any, are the Winner’s sole responsibility.
  3. NO PRIZE TRANSFER OR SUBSTITUTION. A Prize is not transferable or redeemable for cash. If the Winners attempt to resell a Prize, including online or through a ticket reseller, MWF reserves the right to immediately rescind the Prize. There are no substitutions for the Prize. If a winner would like to relinquish the Prize, for any reason, they must contact MWF to coordinate a Prize drop off.
  4. CONSENT AND RELEASE. By entering the Sweepstakes, each Entrant releases and discharges MWF, the Sponsor Entities, and any other party associated with the development or administration of this Sweepstakes, including any social media host website and platform, their parent, subsidiary, and affiliated entities, and each of their respective officers, directors, members, shareholders, employees, independent contractors, agents, representatives, successors and assigns (collectively, “Sponsor Entities”), from any and all liability whatsoever in connection with this Sweepstakes, including without limitation legal claims, costs, injuries, losses or damages, demands or actions of any kind (including without limitation personal injuries, death, damage to, loss or destruction or property, rights of publicity or privacy, defamation, or portrayal in a false light) (collectively, “Claims”). If an Entrant provides an email address, posts, artwork or other content during the course of the Sweepstakes, it may be used for future marketing, promotional, or advertising purposes, including by the Sponsor Entities, without compensation to the Entrant. This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with the social media platform upon which it is administered, namely Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram. Except where prohibited: (i) acceptance of a prize constitutes the consent of any Winner, without further compensation, to use the name and likeness of such Winner for editorial, advertising and publicity purposes by MWF and/or others authorized by MWF; (ii) acceptance of a prize constitutes a release by any Winner of the Sponsor Entities of any and all Claims in connection with the administration of this Sweepstakes or any prize; and (iii) any potential winner may be required to sign the aforementioned MWF Prize documentation.  Documents required herein must be signed and accepted by MWF, before Winner receives the Prize. Nothing in these rules shall be construed to create a relationship between the winner and MWF. Winner is not authorized to and shall not use, recreate, or assert an interest in MWF’s trademarks, including the “Smile logo”® and the name Summerfest ®.
  5. DISCLAIMERS. (i) Entries that are lost, late, misdirected, incorrect, garbled, or incompletely received, for any reason, including by reason of hardware, software, browser, or network failure, malfunction, congestion, or incompatibility at MWF’s servers or elsewhere, will not be eligible. In the event of a dispute, entries will be deemed submitted by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at the time of entry. “Authorized account holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet Access Provider, online service provider, or other organization (e.g., business, educational institute) that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. (ii) MWF, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify any person tampering with the entry process or the operation of the web site. Use of bots or other automated process to enter is prohibited and may result in disqualification at the sole discretion of MWF. (iii) MWF further reserves the right to cancel, terminate or modify the Sweepstakes if it is not capable of completion as planned, including by reason of infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, force majeure or technical failures of any sort. (iv) MWF is not responsible for errors in the administration or fulfillment of this Sweepstakes, including without limitation mechanical, human, printing, distribution or production errors, and may modify or cancel this Sweepstakes based upon such error at its sole discretion without liability. (v) MWF AND THE SPONSOR ENTITIES MAKE NO WARRANTIES, REPRESENTATIONS OR GUARANTEES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, IN FACT OR IN LAW, AS REGARDS THIS SWEEPSTAKES OR THE MERCHANTABILITY, QUALITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE REGARDING ANY PRIZE OR ANY COMPONENT OF ANY PRIZE. (vi) CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE A VIOLATION OF LAW, AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, MWF RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK REMEDIES AND DAMAGES (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ATTORNEYS’ FEES) FROM ANY SUCH ENTRANT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW, INCLUDING CRIMINAL PROSECUTION.
  6. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. This Sweepstakes is void where prohibited by law. If all or any part of this Sweepstakes is prohibited or regulated by the laws or regulations of a particular jurisdiction, MWF reserves the right to disqualify Entrants, change, alter or modify eligibility and prize structure (including without limitation the right to limit participation in the Sweepstakes) or to suspend or cancel the Sweepstakes as may be necessary, in MWF’s sole discretion, to comply with such laws or regulations. As a response to continuing guidance and regulation from City of Milwaukee Health Officials, MWF reserves the right to suspend any music show that is the subject of the prize and to impose any health safety measure, which shall be immediately adopted by the Winner as a condition of winning the Sweepstakes. MWF reserves the right to suspend, reschedule, or cancel the Event that is the subject of this Sweepstakes.
  7. DISPUTE RESOLUTION. As a condition of participation in this Sweepstakes, all Entrants agree that any and all disputes which cannot be resolved between the Entrants and MWF, the Sponsor Entities and/or the Companies, and all causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, shall be resolved individually in a state or federal court located in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, and under the laws of the State of Wisconsin, without giving effect to conflict of laws principles. All Entrants in this Sweepstakes consent to the jurisdiction and venue of such state and federal courts and waive any rights they may have to a trial before a jury in connection with any such dispute. All judgments or awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket damages (excluding attorneys’ fees) associated with participation in this Sweepstakes and shall not include any indirect, punitive, incidental and/or consequential damages.
  8. MWF’s RIGHTS. This Sweepstakes is sponsored by MWF, located at 639 E. Summerfest Place, Milwaukee, WI 53202. MWF’s decisions on all matters relating to this Sweepstakes will be final, including cancellation of this Sweepstakes or revocation of any Prizes. MWF reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to alter or amend these Official Rules and it’s procedures in administering the Sweepstakes and to establish additional rules or procedures in the operation of this Sweepstakes should MWF, in its sole discretion, so desire.

 

2022 SUMMERFEST BIG WIN PROMOTION:

2022 SUMMERFEST BIG WIN PROMOTION OFFICIAL RULES:

By participating in the 2022 Summerfest Big Win Promotion (hereinafter “Promotion”), Entrants acknowledge reading, and further accept and agree to be bound by these Official Rules. Any violation of these rules may result in disqualification. All decisions by Milwaukee World Festival, Inc. (“MWF”) or Interactive Promotions Group, MWF’s prize fulfillment partner for the Promotion, (“IP Group”) regarding the Promotion are final and binding in all respects.

  1. PROMOTION PERIOD. This Promotion is a one (1) day Promotion.  The Promotion will run on July 9, 2022, from 12:00PM CST through 3:00 PM CST (the “Promotion Period”). MWF’s computer is the official time-keeping device for the Promotion. Five (5) Contestants will be chosen, only one (1) of whom may become the Winner of the Grand Prize. 
  2. ELIGIBILITY.  The Promotion is only open to those who are at least 21 years of age as of July 9, 2022. Employees, former employees, agents, successors, assignees, officers, and/or directors of MWF or their Immediate Families, and MWF’s consultants, licensees, contractors, and any individual employed to work on the Henry Maier Festival Park grounds during any MWF-produced event, and officers, directors, agents, successors, assignees, employees and former employees of Potawatomi Hotel & Casino or any other company providing a prize, (collectively the “Sponsor Entities”) and their Immediate Families and any other persons engaged with the production and/or the administration of any MWF event and/or promotion (collectively, the “Companies”) are not eligible to enter. For the purpose of administering this Promotion, “Immediate Family” includes spouses, parents, children and siblings (including stepparents, stepchildren and stepsiblings) of the employee, former employee, agent, successor, assignee, officer and/or director of MWF or the Sponsor Entities. Entrants who become Contestants must provide their first and last name and execute an Affidavit of Eligibility prior to the awarding of any Prize.  By participating, Contestants also consent to MWF and IP Group using Contestant’s name and likeness for promotional purposes without further notice or compensation.
  3. HOW TO ENTER. During the Promotion Period, all attendees of Summerfest 2022 presented by American Family Insurance will be admitted free, courtesy of MWF and Potawatomi Hotel & Casino.  Attendees who have received a specially marked free ticket to Summerfest 2023 shall place the perforated “Big Win Entry Ticket” portion of the ticket (the “Entry Form”) into the Official Promotion Box at Henry Maier Festival Park and retain the remainder of the Summerfest 2023 ticket. Upon submitting the Entry Form, Participants will be automatically entered into the Promotion. Entry Forms will be distributed to the first 30,000 attendees arriving at Summerfest 2022 during the Promotion Period and an additional 20,000 Entry Forms will be distributed in advance of Summerfest at Potawatomi Hotel & Casino. No purchase necessary.
  4. WINNER SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION. Must be present to win. Five (5) Entry Forms will be randomly chosen at 4:00 PM CST at the Miller Lite Oasis Stage at the Henry Maier Festival Park by a representative of MWF and announced publicly at that time and location. Those Entrants holding the portion of the Summerfest 2023 ticket with the number matching one of the five (5) Entry Forms randomly chosen must present the Summerfest 2023 ticket with the matching number to MWF’s designated staff at the Miller Lite Oasis Stage within three (3) minutes of the drawing in order to become a Contestant.  If no one presents the Summerfest 2023 ticket with the matching number to MWF’s designated staff at the Miller Lite Oasis Stage within three (3) minutes of the drawing, another Entry Form will be randomly chosen until there are five (5) Contestants.  No one Entrant may be awarded more than one Contestant spot in the Promotion and Entrants cannot designate another person to participate as a Contestant on their behalf or transfer their position as a Contestant to another person. The Contestants will each be given one (1) opportunity to roll four (4) dice.  No Contestant will be permitted to take a practice, qualifying, or warm-up roll.  The first Contestant to roll the dice resulting in the Summerfest smile logo appearing on the skyward side on all four dice (the “Winning Roll”) wins the Grand Prize.  Contestants will roll the dice in the order in which their Entry Form was chosen.  Contestants must successfully roll / throw each die one at a time or all at the same time.  Each die must come to rest a minimum of four (4) feet from where the throw was initiated and make a minimum of two (2) complete rotations prior to coming to rest.  Any die that lands so that it is stacked or leaning in any fashion or that falls off the rolling surface will void the throw and the Contestant will be allowed a replacement throw of all of the dice.  If no Contestant wins the Grand Prize, the Contestants will each receive a consolation monetary prize with a combined total value of $10,000 for all five (5) Contestants.  The five (5) available Consolation Prizes will consist of monetary prizes of $5,000; $2,500; $1,500; $500 and $500.  Any Contestant who fails to roll the Winning Roll will be allowed to immediately draw a Consolation Prize, which will be contained in sealed envelopes, and reveal their prize.  Any Contestant who wins the Grand Prize will not also receive a Consolation Prize. The odds of becoming a Contestant are based upon the total number of eligible Entry Forms submitted during the Promotion Period.  The maximum number of Entrants is 50,000.  The odds of rolling the winning combination on the dice to win the Grand Prize is 1 in 1,296. Winner(s) will be notified immediately.
  5. GRAND PRIZE. Winner of the Grand Prize, if awarded, will receive One Million Dollars ($1,000,000.00). There will be no substitutions.
  6. PRIZE DELIVERY.  The Winners must meet all requirements for eligibility to participate in the Promotion and complete and sign an Affidavit of Eligibility, Publicity Release and Liability Waiver and a W-9 tax form, present a government issued photo ID and any additional documents requested by MWF (collectively, the “Required Documents”) prior to receiving any prize. Failure to meet these requirements may result in forfeiture of the Grand Prize, which then will not be awarded, or the Consolation Prize. Payment of the Consolation Prizes will be made to each Consolation Prize Winner by ACH payment, less applicable taxes on prizes over $500, on Monday, July 11, 2022, or 48 hours after the Consolation Prize Winner has completed all Required Documents. Prizes that are not claimed within ninety (90) days of July 9, 2022, due to the Winner’s failure to complete the Required Documents shall be forfeited. Payment of the Grand Prize will be made by IP Group to MWF after IP Group validates the win. After receipt of funds from IP Group, MWF will then make payment to the Grand Prize Winner by ACH payment, less applicable taxes.  By entering into the Promotion, Contestants acknowledge and agree that IP Group has the right to conduct a reasonable investigation to confirm the Grand Prize was appropriately awarded before making payment of the Grand Prize.  Such investigation may include, if deemed warranted by IP Group based on the facts of the investigation, polygraph examination of the MWF staff who conducted the Promotion and of the Grand Prize Winner.  Failure to cooperate with such examination could result in the Grand Prize Winner forfeiting the Grand Prize. MWF will not pay any travel costs for the Grand Prize Winner if needed to participate in IP Group’s investigation.
  7. TAXES. Winners must submit W-9 tax forms to MWF before receiving any prize payment. MWF will deduct estimated taxes from all payment of prizes over $600.  Any additional federal, state and/or local income and other taxes are the sole responsibility of each Winner.
  8. NO PRIZE TRANSFER OR SUBSTITUTION. No prize, including the Grand Prize, is transferable. There are no substitutions for any prize. If a Winner would like to relinquish their prize, for any reason, they must contact MWF to coordinate repayment of the prize.
  9. CONSENT AND RELEASE. By entering the Promotion, each Entrant releases and discharges MWF, IP Group, and any other party associated with the development or administration of this Promotion, and each of their respective officers, directors, members, shareholders, employees, independent contractors, agents, representatives, successors and assigns (collectively, “Released Entities”), from any and all liability whatsoever in connection with this Promotion, including without limitation legal claims, costs, injuries, losses or damages, demands or actions of any kind (including without limitation personal injuries, death, damage to, loss or destruction or property, rights of publicity or privacy, defamation, or portrayal in a false light) (collectively, “Claims”). Except where prohibited: (i) acceptance of a prize constitutes the consent of any Winner, without further compensation, to use the name and likeness of such Winner for editorial, advertising and publicity purposes by MWF and/or others authorized by MWF; (ii) acceptance of a prize by a Winner constitutes that Winner’s release of the Release Entities of any and all Claims in connection with the administration of this Promotion; and (iii) all Winners will be required to sign the Required Documents and provide them to MWF before receiving any prize.  Nothing in these rules shall be construed to create a relationship between the Winner and MWF, IP Group or the Sponsor Entities. No Winner is authorized to and shall not use, recreate, or assert an interest in MWF’s trademarks, including the “Smile logo”® and the name Summerfest ®.
  10. DISCLAIMERS. (i) Entry Forms that are lost, late, misdirected, incorrect, torn, illegible, or incompletely received for any reason will not be eligible; (ii) MWF, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify any person tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Promotion; (iii) MWF further reserves the right to cancel, terminate or modify the Promotion if it is not capable of completion as planned, including by reason of inclement weather or other force majeure events; (iv) MWF is not responsible for errors in the administration or fulfillment of this Promotion, including without limitation mechanical, human, printing, distribution or production errors, and may modify or cancel this Promotion based upon such error at its sole discretion without liability; (v) MWF, IP GROUP AND THE SPONSOR ENTITIES MAKE NO WARRANTIES, REPRESENTATIONS OR GUARANTEES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, IN FACT OR IN LAW, AS REGARDS THIS PROMOTION OR THE MERCHANTABILITY, QUALITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE REGARDING ANY PRIZE OR ANY COMPONENT OF ANY PRIZE; and (vi) CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE DICE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS PROMOTION MAY BE A VIOLATION OF LAW AND, SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, MWF RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK REMEDIES AND DAMAGES (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ATTORNEYS’ FEES AND CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES) FROM ANY SUCH ENTRANT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW, INCLUDING CRIMINAL PROSECUTION.
  11. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. This Promotion is void where prohibited by law. If all or any part of this Promotion is prohibited or regulated by the laws or regulations of a particular jurisdiction, MWF reserves the right to disqualify Entrants, change, alter or modify eligibility and prize structure (including without limitation the right to limit participation in the Promotion) or to suspend or cancel the Promotion as may be necessary, in MWF’s sole discretion, to comply with such laws or regulations. As a response to continuing guidance and regulation from City of Milwaukee Health Officials during the continuing COVID-19 pandemic, MWF reserves the right to cancel the Promotion as it deems appropriate given current Health Officials guidance or regulations during the Promotion Period.
  12. DISPUTE RESOLUTION. As a condition of participation in this Promotion, all Entrants agree that any and all disputes which cannot be resolved between or among any Entrant(s), MWF and IP Group, and all causes of action arising out of or connected with this Promotion, shall be resolved through binding arbitration in accordance with the rules of the American Arbitration Association.  The venue for such arbitration shall be in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, and under the laws of the State of Wisconsin, without giving effect to conflict of laws principles. All Entrants in this Promotion consent to binding arbitration and waive any rights they may have to a trial before a jury in connection with any such dispute. All judgments or awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket damages (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) associated with participation in this Promotion and shall not include any indirect, punitive, incidental and/or consequential damages.
  13. MWF’s RIGHTS. This Promotion is sponsored by MWF, located at 639 E. Summerfest Place, Milwaukee, WI 53202. MWF’s decisions on all matters relating to this Promotion will be final, including cancellation of this Promotion or revocation of any Prizes. MWF reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to alter or amend these Official Rules and its procedures in administering the Promotion and to establish additional rules or procedures in the operation of this Promotion should MWF, in its sole discretion, so desire, but shall not do so in a way that violates, voids or conflicts with its agreement with IP Group related to the Promotion.