Eligibility :
The Explore Minnesota Tourism Explore Minnesota Winter of Wonder Giveaway is only open to entrants who, as of the entry date are permanent legal residents of the contiguous United States (i.e., excluding the States of Alaska and Hawaii) or the District of Columbia (excluding the State of New York) (the “Sweepstakes Territory”), and are at least eighteen (18) years old. The Sweepstakes is void in the States of Alaska, Hawaii and New York; outside the Sweepstakes Territory; and where prohibited or restricted by law.

Timing :
The Explore Minnesota Tourism Explore Minnesota Winter of Wonder Giveaway entry period begins at 12:01 a.m. Central Time (“CT”) on December 29, 2008 and ends at 11:59 p.m. CT on February 22, 2009 (the “Entry Period”).

How to enter:
During the Entry Period, go to www.exploreminnesota.com/giveaway.asp to the Sweepstakes section of the website and follow the links and instructions for online entry. Completely fill out the online entry form and submit it in accordance with the on-screen instructions.

Limit:
One (1) entry per week per household in this Sweepstakes, regardless of method of entry; a maximum of eight (8) entries in this Sweepstakes per household

Prize (s):

a. Weekly Drawing Prizes. Subject to the terms and conditions of these Official Rules, in this Sweepstakes, a total of seven (7) prizes will be awarded in the Weekly Drawings (one (1) prize per Weekly Drawing). Each Weekly Drawing prize consists of and is limited to the prize associated with the specific Weekly Drawing as described below. The approximate retail value (“ARV”) of all seven (7) Weekly Drawing prizes to be awarded in this Sweepstakes is $10,851.

i. January 7, 2009 Weekly Drawing prize is a snowboard package consisting of and limited to one (1) snowboard and one (1) set of bindings, all as selected by EBS) (ARV is $550). Winner must personally retrieve the prize within thirty (30) days of written notification of availability at an EBS store, and must present adequate personal identification. In the event winner desires to have the prize shipped to the winner, winner may make alternate arrangements with EBS; in the event EBS ships the prize, winner must pay any actual shipping costs of EBS.
ii. January 14, 2009 Weekly Drawing prize consists of and is limited to one (1) Arctic Cat F570 snowmobile as selected by ACI (ARV is $6,499). Winner is responsible, at winner’s sole cost and expense, for retrieving the prize at an authorized Arctic Cat dealer in the Sweepstakes Territory as mutually agreed upon by ACI and winner. Winner must personally retrieve the prize within thirty (30) days of written notification of availability and must present adequate personal identification and participate in a safety training course in order to retrieve the prize.
iii. January 21, 2009 Weekly Drawing prize is one (1) “Minnesota Timberwolves Game Package”, which consists of and is limited to the following: (a) two (2) night stay for up to four (4) people at the Marriott City Center in Minneapolis, MN (two (2) rooms with double occupancy and a queen bed; dates and rooms as determined by Sponsor); (b) four (4) tickets to the Saturday, April 11, 2009 Timberwolves game vs. Phoenix Suns at Target Center (seating as determined by Sponsor; tickets subject to the terms, conditions and restrictions thereof), also including valet parking, access to members-only Lexus Locker Room, access to members-only Lexus Lounge, complimentary gourmet cuisine and beverages pre-game in the Lexus Lounge, in-seat food and beverage service, coffee, tea and hot chocolate post-game in the Lexus Locker Room, opportunity to sit on the court during pre-game warm-ups and watch Coach McHale’s press conference with the Twin Cities media after the game in the Media Press Room (ARV is $2,150).
iv. January 28, 2009 Weekly Drawing prize consists of and is limited to one (1) $500 Mall of America gift card (ARV is $500). Gift card subject to the terms, conditions and restrictions thereof. Gift card may be used anywhere Visa® debit cards are accepted. Valid for one (1) year; any balance after one (1) year will be subject to service fees and value will decline.
v. February 4, 2009 Weekly Drawing prize is a snowboard package consisting of and limited to one (1) snowboard and one (1) set of bindings, all as selected by EBS) (ARV is $550). Winner must personally retrieve the prize within thirty (30) days of written notification of availability at an EBS store, and must present adequate personal identification. In the event winner desires to have the prize shipped to the winner, winner may make alternate arrangements with EBS; in the event EBS ships the prize, winner must pay any actual shipping costs of EBS.
vi. February 11, 2009 Weekly Drawing prize consists of and is limited to three (3) night’s lodging (Lodge Room with two (2) queen beds) at Cragun’s Resort & Hotel on Gull Lake located in Brainerd, Minnesota for up to two (2) adults and two (2) children (children must accompany their parents/legal guardians, and must be twelve (12) years old or younger) (ARV is $477). Lodging accommodations (including dates and room) are subject to availability and blackout dates, and must occur and be used between March 15, 2009 and September 15, 2009. Subject to other terms, conditions, limitations and restrictions of use of Cragun’s Resort & Hotel on Gull Lake at time of use. For more information see www.craguns.com.
vii. February 18, 2009 Weekly Drawing prize consists of and is limited to one (1) night’s lodging for up to two (2) adults at the Shooting Star Casino Hotel and Event Center in Mahnomen, MN (one (1) room with double occupancy and two (2) queen beds; date and room as determined by Sponsor), includes two (2) buffets (ARV is $125).

b. Grand Prize. Subject to the terms and conditions of these Official Rules, in this Sweepstakes, one (1) Grand Prize will be awarded.
i. The Grand Prize consists of and is limited to one (1) prepaid two (2) year lease of one (1) 2009 E85 Chevy Silverado extended cab truck at 15,000 miles per year (ARV is $18,000).

Total ARV of all prizes:
$30,451

3 COMMENTS

  1. it is a great idea. I hope I win . I have been having a lot of stress related family things going on. i could use a little uplifting.

  2. great idea,need to get away from the weather,my husband work in the snow removal business and has been super busy.

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