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Flower Shops Official Rules

Windy City Smokeout Flower Shops Sweepstakes Official Rules

NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS Sweepstakes. A PURCHASE DOES NOT IMPROVE CHANCES OF WINNING. Eligibility: Open to legal U.S. residents 21 years-of-age or older as of the date of entry (the “Entrant”). Void where prohibited or restricted by applicable law, and all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations apply.  Winners are responsible for any taxes, customs, duties, and like amounts connected with the prizes.  

How to play: Starting at 10:00 AM CT February 7, 2024, and ending at 12:00 PM CT February 10, 2024 (the “Sweepstakes Window”), enter for a chance to win two (2) Thursday July 11, 2024 general admission tickets to Windy City Smokeout taking place at the parking lot adjacent to United Center 1901 W Madison St. Chicago, IL with an approximate retail value of $131.90 ($65.95 per ticket) and one Valentine’s Day flower bouquet from Flowers For Dreams located at 1812 W. Hubbard Street Chicago, IL 60622 with an approximate retail value of $65.00, by following @windycitysmokeout, @flowersfordreams, and @f4dweddings on Instagram, then commenting and tagging 1 friend in the comment section of the Instagram post from @windycitysmokeout announcing this Sweepstakes, which will be posted on 2/7/24, during the Sweepstakes Window at https://www.instagram.com/windycitysmokeout/ (“Promotion Site”).  The Entrant will be the person owning the handle who has followed, commented, and tagged friends.  To enter without purchase: on a postcard or a card that is no smaller than 3 ½ x 5 inches and no larger than 4 ¼ x 6 inches, legibly handwrite your complete name, mailing address, email address, phone number and date of birth and mail with proper postage to: Smokeout Flower Shops Sweepstakes, 5419 N. Sheridan Road, Suite 105, Chicago, IL 60640. All write-in entries must be postmarked by February 10, 2024, and received by February 13, 2024. There is a limit of one (1) write-in entry per envelope/postcard. Each envelope/postcard is considered one (1) entry into the Sweepstakes. No mechanical reproductions will be accepted. Write-in entries must contain all entry fields outlined above; otherwise, they are void and will not be eligible to win.

One (1) winner will be randomly chosen from those who have entered. The winner will be contacted by Direct Message on Instagram or email at or about 5:00 PM CT February 13, 2024.  Sponsor’s team will coordinate prize retrieval by email.   Flower bouquet gift certificate expires 2/29/2024 and redeemable only at location specified.  Limitations apply and include the following: one time use only, not valid for cash or refund of any kind, not valid for alcohol, tax or gratuity. Total approximate retail value of the prize for tax purposes is $196.90. 

Regardless of the entry method used to enter the Sweepstakes, there is a limit of twenty five (25) entries per Entrant for the entire Sweepstakes Window. Any attempt by an Entrant to obtain more than the stated number of entries by using multiple/different identities, and/or any other methods will void that Entrant’s entry and that Entrant may be disqualified from the Sweepstakes. Entries submitted by anyone other than the Entrant are void. In case of dispute as to the identity of any Entrant, entry will be declared made by the registered name and address on such entry. Any potential prize winner may be requested to provide Sponsor with proof that such person is the prize winner.

How to claim your prize: The Winner will be notified via Direct Message on Instagram or email at or about 5:00 PM CT February 13, 2024.  The winner will be required to provide their full name, email address and respond within 24 hours to remain eligible.  Failure to respond within the applicable time period will result in forfeiture of the prize and Sponsor will have the option and not the obligation to award the prize to an alternate winner. Sponsor may require the prize winner to execute an affidavit of eligibility, publicity release (except where prohibited), liability waiver and/or IRS Form W-9 prior to the delivery of any prize (collectively, Affidavit).  Should winner use less than the full prize, the value of the prize for tax purposes will not be reduced. If the prize winner does not respond to the notification within 24 hours, is found to be ineligible, fails to provide adequate information, or fails to execute the Affidavit or other documentation required by Sponsor and/or the prize notification is returned as undeliverable, the Sponsor may consider such prize winner to have forfeited the prize, and another prize winner may be selected in the sole discretion of Sponsor. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, misdirected, incomplete or incorrect entries or notices even if caused by human error on the part of Sponsor. Sponsor will coordinate redemption of prize by way of a mutually agreeable method. A valid government issued ID may be required to be presented to claim each portion of the prize. 

  

General Provisions: No prize substitutions allowed and no cash alternatives or refunds are available. Prizes are non-transferable. No Prize includes alcoholic beverages.  Prize does not include travel, transportation, or accommodations of any kind. Except where prohibited by law, participation in this promotion and/or acceptance of any prize constitutes permission to use winner’s name, hometown, likeness and photograph for advertising and publicity purposes without additional compensation.

All Employees of Clark Hubbard LLC (“Sponsor”) and Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises, Inc., their respective agencies, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies,  and members of the immediate families and household members of each are not eligible. Odds of winning prize depend on the number of eligible entries received.

By participating, Entrants agree to abide by and be bound by these official rules and all Sponsor decisions. By participating and/or accepting the prize, Entrants/winners agree to release Sponsor and Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises, Inc., and its respective affiliates, subsidiaries, directors, officers, employees, and agents as stated herein from any and all liability for any injuries, losses or damages of any kind caused by any prize or resulting from acceptance, possession, use, and/or misuse of any prize or participation in this promotion or in prize-related activities and that Sponsor may use Entrant’s name, likeness and submitted photograph (if applicable) for advertising and publicity purposes, in any and all media now or hereafter known, without further notice or compensation (except where prohibited by law). Winners acknowledge that neither Sponsor nor its agents have made, nor are in any manner responsible or liable for, any warranty, representation, or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to any prize.

Any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or in connection with this Promotion shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action.  This Promotion shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Illinois, regardless of conflicts of laws principles. Any action or litigation concerning this Promotion shall take place exclusively in the federal or state courts sitting in Cook County, Illinois, and each Entrant expressly consents to the jurisdiction of and venue in such courts and waives all defenses of lack of jurisdiction and inconvenient forum with respect to such courts.  Each Entrant agrees to service of process by mail or other method acceptable under the laws of the State of Illinois. ANY CLAIMS, JUDGMENTS AND/OR AWARDS SHALL BE LIMITED TO ACTUAL OUT-OF-POCKET COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH ENTERING THIS PROMOTION.  REGISTERED PARTICIPANT HEREBY WAIVES ANY RIGHTS OR CLAIMS TO ATTORNEY’S FEES, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ENTRANT, WHETHER FORESEEABLE OR NOT AND WHETHER BASED ON NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE.

For the name of the winner, available after February 29, 2024 please send a self-addressed stamped envelope by May 31, 2024 to Lettuce Entertain You c/o Windy City Smokeout Flower Shop Sweepstakes, 5419 N. Sheridan Rd. Suite 105, Chicago, IL 60640. Sponsor: Clark Hubbard LLC, 435 N. Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60654 .

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