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Gift Local Reston Official Rules
Gift Local Sweepstakes

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY’s Gift Local Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is governed by these official rules. By participating in the promotion, each entrant agrees to these official rules. Results of the promotion are final in all respects. The promotion is subject to all federal, state and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited by law. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received. No purchase necessary.

Sweepstakes Period: The Sweepstakes begins at 12:00 a.m. ET on Dec. 1, 2014 and ends at 11:59 p.m. ET on December 26, 2014 (the “Sweepstakes Period”).

ELIGIBILITY: The Sweepstakes is open to all legal U.S. residents who are at least eighteen (18) years old at the time of entry and who successfully fulfill the requirements of entry.

The following are not eligible to participate: (a) officers, directors, and employees of Local News Now LLC (the “Sponsor”), its affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, and any other party that is involved with the development, production or distribution of materials in conjunction with the Sweepstakes; and (b) the immediate family members of these individuals, and those with whom they reside, whether related or not.

HOW TO ENTER: There are two ways to enter for a chance to win:

  1. Automatic Entry: To receive one automatic entry, you must sign up for the free Afternoon Update newsletter at or via in-person sign up with a representative. Your email subscription must be active at the time of each prize drawing to be eligible to win a prize in that drawing. Those who have signed up for the email newsletter before the start of the Sweepstakes, will be automatically entered in each of the drawings, provided their subscription remains active at the time of each prize drawing.
  1. Alternate Entry Option: Alternate entry is available for those who do not wish to receive our email newsletter. Send via U.S. Mail, a 3″ x 5″ postcard with your name, address (including city, state and zip code),daytime and evening telephone numbers, and e-mail address, to be received no later than Dec. 4, 2014 (to be eligible for the Dec. 5, 2014 prize drawing and all subsequent prize drawings) no later than Dec. 11, 2014 (to be eligible for the Dec. 12, 2014 and all subsequent prize drawings), no later than Dec. 18, 2014 (to be eligible for the Dec. 19, 2014 and all subsequent prize drawings) or no later than Dec. 21, 2014 (to be eligible for the Dec. 26, 2014 prize drawing), to the following address: Gift Local Sweepstakes
c/o Local News Now LLC
1400 Key Blvd, Ste. 100
Arlington, VA 22209 

Only one mail-in entry allowed per person.

Only one entry per person permitted, whether by Automatic Entry or Alternate Entry Option.

WINNER SELECTION: Winners will be randomly selected, from all eligible entries timely received, during drawings that will take place on four dates: Dec. 5, 12, 19 and 26. One winner will be chosen for each prize, on the schedule listed below.

The potential winners will be contacted by e-mail to verify they wish to accept the prize and responsibilities associated with winning the prize.

If potential winners cannot be reached via e-mail, the potential winner will be disqualified and an alternative winner selected. Agreement by the potential winner to accept the prize must take place within 20 days of notification by Local News Now LLC. Upon accepting the prize verbally or in writing, winner may be asked to sign a photo release form, authorizing to use their name and or likeness in announcing the contest results.

PRIZES: The list of prizes will be determined and announced on prior to the first drawing. Additional prizes may be added during the course of the contest. In the event a winner of a prize is a contestant who does not meet Sweepstakes requirements, Sponsor has the right to draw one or more additional entries until the prizes can be awarded to qualified entrants. Prizes are not transferable or redeemable for cash, except at Sponsor’s sole discretion. The value of the prize will be reported to the IRS, and state and local tax authorities if required by applicable law, and the recipient is responsible for any federal, state or local taxes on the prize.

List of prizes by drawing date:

  • Dec. 5 – Gift certificate for food at Kalypso’s Sports Tavern – $50 value
  • Dec. 5 – Gift card to Michael’s from Cindy Beyer Design – $50 value
  • Dec. 5 – Free feline exam from Just Cats Clinic – $75 value
  • Dec. 12 – Adult Sonicare Toothbrush from Reston Serenity Smiles – $150 value
  • Dec. 12 – Personal Training Session from Storm Fitness – $150 value
  • Dec. 12 – Gift certificate to Ted’s Bulletin restaurant from Berry & Berry, PLLC – $50 value
  • Dec. 19 – One month of free swim lessons at Goldfish Swim School – $120 value
  • Dec. 19 – Gift card for artisan flower arrangements from Bloompop – $109 value
  • Dec. 19 – Two seats on a public winery tour from Reston Limousine – $79 value
  • Dec. 19 – Apple iPad Air from – $399 value
  • Dec. 26 – Exercise class from The Harrison – $100 value
  • Dec. 26 – $150 donation to Cornerstones on your behalf from Eve Thompson Realty


GENERAL: All prize claims are subject to final verification by Sponsor, whose decisions are final and binding in all matters relating to this promotion. All federal, state, and local laws, rules, and regulations apply. Sponsor and its agents are not responsible for lost, damaged, misdirected, incomplete, incorrect, or illegible prize entries. Entries that are forged, counterfeited, illegible, incomplete, mutilated, altered, defective, reproduced, irregular, or tampered with, or contain printing, production, typographical, computer, spelling or other errors, or are distributed where prohibited by law or obtained through irregular channels are void. Sponsor is not responsible for printing, distribution, or production errors and Sponsor may rescind, cancel or revoke the Sweepstakes based on any such error or any other factor outside of its reasonable control without liability at its sole discretion. Entries become the sole property of Sponsor and will not be returned. Participants agree to the terms of these full Official Rules and that all prizes are awarded upon the condition that Sponsor, its promotion agencies, printers, suppliers of game materials, or any of their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, officers, directors, partners, principals, partnerships, employees or agents shall have no liability whatsoever and shall be held harmless for any injuries, losses, or damages of any kind to persons or property, including death, sustained, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, in connection with or resulting from acceptance, possession or use/misuse of any prize, or participation in the Sweepstakes or participation in any Sweepstakes related activities, and further acknowledge that said parties have neither made, nor are in any manner responsible or liable for, any warranty, representation or guarantee, expressed or implied, in fact or in law, relative to any prize, including but not limited to its quality, condition or fitness for a particular purpose.

WINNERS LIST.  For a list of winners, send a stamped, self-addressed envelope to Local News Now LLC / 1400 Key Blvd, Ste. 100 / Arlington, VA 22209.  Requests for winners list must be received by Feb. 1, 2015.  Allow 4 weeks for delivery of winners list.

Sweepstakes sponsored by Local News Now LLC.



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