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2.Eligibility.  Subject to the additional restrictions below, Where at the Des Moines Arts Festival? (the “Sweepstakes”) is open to legal residents of Iowa who are 18 years or older at the time of entry.  Employees of The Des Moines Register (“Sponsor”), Gannett Co., Inc., The Des Moines Arts Festival, and each of their respective affiliated companies, and advertising and promotional agencies, and the immediate family members of, and any persons domiciled with, any such employees, are not eligible to enter or to win.  

3.How To Enter.  The Sweepstakes will begin at 11 a.m. (C.T.) on Friday, June 28, 2013 and end at 5 p.m. (C.T.) on Tuesday, July 2, 2013.  (the “Sweepstakes Period”).

In-Person Entry:  To enter, complete an Official Entry Form available in The Des Moines Register on Sunday, July 23, 2013 or at the Des Moines Register or Register Media tents at the Arts Festival between June 28-30, 2013. Identify the artwork on the form by filling out name or artist and booth number, provide your name, age, city of residence, phone and email address (if applicable), and return your completed form to Des Moines Register or Register Media tents during the Des Moines Arts Festival (June 28-30, 2013) , or to The Des Moines Register offices at 400 Locust, Des Moines, Iowa, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, July 1 -2, 2013 during the Sweepstakes Period.  Entries delivered to the Register offices should be dropped off at on the first floor reception area.   The Des Moines Register Tent will be located on 15th street in Gateway Park during the Arts Festival.  The Register Media tent will be located the north side of Locust just west of 12th Street during the Arts Festival.   Deposit your entry form in the designated entry box available at each location.

Internet Entry: Enter by visiting the Where At The Des Moines Arts Festival official registration page on the Des Moines Register’s website, www.desmoinesregister.com/whereatartsfest,  downloading an official entry form, identifying the pieces of art on the  form, providing your name, age, city of residence, phone and email address (if applicable), and uploading your completed form to the Where At The Arts Festival official registration page (www.DesMoinesRegister.com/whereatartsfest.  Your computer must accept cookies, or any successor or similar technology, which may be used for the purpose of entry tracking. Ad blocking software on your computer needs to be disabled so that it doesn’t interfere with processing your entry.  By entering, you agree to the terms of these Official Rules and to receive e-mails from Sponsor or those directed by Sponsor.  You can opt-out of the receipt of such e-mails by following the directions on the Sweepstakes website or in any email received from Sponsor.

Maximum one (1) entry per person.

Sponsor will not be responsible for incomplete, lost, late, misdirected or illegible entries or for failure to receive entries due to transmission failures or technical failures of any kind, including, without limitation, malfunctioning of any network, hardware or software, whether originating with sender or Sponsor. All entries become property of Sponsor and none will be returned.

4.Winner Selection.  One (1) Grand Prize Winner will be selected in a random drawing from among all eligible entries received with all items identified correctly to be held on or about Friday, July 3, 2013.  

5.Prizes and Odds.  Grand Prize: One (1) Grand Prize Winner will receive a 16 GB iPad Mini with wifi (Retail value of $329)  Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received with all items identified correctly.

6.Winner Notification and Acceptance.  Winners will be notified on or about Wednesday, July 3, 2013 at the telephone number or email address provided on winner’s entry form. Sponsor will call during regular business hours at number provided on entry form and will leave no messages.  Failure to reach winner by phone after three (3) attempts or return of prize notification as undeliverable may result in disqualification and an alternate winner may be selected from among all remaining eligible entries.  Winners may waive their right to receive prizes.  Prizes are nonassignable and nontransferable.  No substitutions allowed by winner.  Prizes and individual components of prize packages are subject to availability and Sponsor reserves the right to substitute prizes of equal or greater value.  Winners are solely responsible for reporting and payment of any taxes on prizes.  Winners may be required to complete an affidavit of eligibility/liability and publicity release which must be returned as instructed by Sponsor.  Failure to complete, sign and return the affidavit or release, or to comply with any term or condition of these Official Rules, may result in a winner’s disqualification, the forfeiture of his or her interest in the prize, and the award of the prize to a substitute winner. Except where prohibited, acceptance of any prize constitutes winner’s consent to the publication of his or her name, biographical information and likeness in any media for any commercial or promotional purpose, without limitation the Internet, or further compensation.  Prizes not won and claimed by eligible winners in accordance with these Official Rules will not be awarded and will remain the property of Sponsor.  

7.Participation.  By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor.  Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify persons found tampering with or otherwise abusing any aspect of this Sweepstakes as solely determined by Sponsor.  In the event the Sweepstakes is compromised by a virus, non-authorized human intervention, tampering or other causes beyond the reasonable control of Sponsor which corrupts or impairs the administration, security, fairness or proper operation of the Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to suspend, modify or terminate the Sweepstakes.  Should the Sweepstakes be terminated prior to the stated expiration date, Sponsor reserves the right to award prizes based on the entries received before the termination date. In the event of a dispute, all online entries will be deemed to have been submitted by the owner of the ISP account from which they were sent.  For these purposes, an ISP account holder shall mean the natural person assigned to such ISP account by the Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning ISP addresses for the domain associated with such ISP account. Any questions regarding the number of entries submitted or the owner of an ISP account shall be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, and Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any entries by persons determined to be tampering with or abusing any aspect of the Sweepstakes.

8.Construction. The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision.  In the event that any such provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable, these rules shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or unenforceable provision was not contained therein.

9.Sponsor.  Where at the Des Moines Arts Festival ? is sponsored by The Des Moines Register.  The decisions of Sponsor regarding the selection of winners and all other aspects of the Sweepstakes shall be final and binding in all respects.  Sponsor will not be responsible for typographical, printing or other inadvertent errors in these Official Rules or in other materials relating to the Sweepstakes.  For a list of winners (available after Friday, August 31, 2012) or a copy of these Official Rules, visit DesMoinesRegister.com  or send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to “Winners List/Official Rules” (as applicable), WATDMAF?/Marketing, 400 Locust, Suite 500, Des Moines, IA 50309.  If you have any questions regarding this Sweepstakes, please contact Jonnie Nordaker at 515.284.8262 or jnordaker@dmreg.com.  
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