2019 Bonnaroo Sweepstakes – OFFICIAL RULES

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. INTERNET ACCESS IS REQUIRED TO ENTER.

ELIGIBILITY:  The Tennessee Department of Tourist Development 2019 Bonnaroo Sweepstakes (“Contest”) is open only to legal residents of the contiguous United States of America, who have attained their state of residence’s age of majority, or permission from their parent or legal guardian, on the date of Contest entry.  Employees of the Tennessee Department of Tourist Development and VML, Inc. (together, the “Sponsors” or “Released Parties”), State of Tennessee departments and agencies and their respective subsidiaries, Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies and immediate family members of, and/or those living in the same household of each, are not eligible to enter.  The Contest is void outside the contiguous United States of America and where otherwise prohibited.  Entrant must be available to travel to Manchester, Tennessee for the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival and be present on some or all days between Thursday, June 13, 2019 and Sunday, June 16, 2019.

SWEEPSTAKES ENTRY PERIOD:  The Sweepstakes begins April 15, 2019 through April 21, 2019 (“Sweepstakes Entry Period”).  Sponsor's computer, or an individual/entity designated thereof, will be the official time keeping device for the Sweepstakes.  The successful Entrant (“Entrant” and/or “Winner”) will be notified on April 22, 2019 by Sponsor and will be announced on or before April 30, 2019.  Winner will be identified through the first initial of their first name and their full last name.

HOW TO ENTER: During the Sweepstakes Entry Period, entrants have two (2) methods to enter.  First, the sweepstakes will be promoted through social media, e.g. Instagram.  Entrants may follow the link from the respective social media page linked to the landing page for entry.  Second, visit the landing page at https://www.tnvacation.com/bonnaroo-2019.  Entrants must follow all entry instructions to complete the entry form and submit (the “Online Entry”).  The Online Entry is limited to one (1) per person. Entrants must follow @tnvacation on Instagram to be eligible to win.

If entering via a mobile phone or other web-enabled device and using your wireless carrier’s network, standard data charges from your wireless carrier may apply.  All entries/materials submitted in connection with the Sweepstakes will become the property of Sponsors and will not be returned.

PRIZE/APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUE (“ARV”)/ODDS: There will be one (1) prize winner.  The winner will receive the following, with the associated approximate retail value:

  • 2 General Bonnaroo Passes - $558.00
  • 1 Car Parking and Camping pass - $ 59.75
  • TOTAL ARV COST- $617.75

 The prizes may not be exchanged and any changes to the festival dates are at the discretion of Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival.

 Odds of winning will depend upon the number of eligible entries received.

NOTIFICATION AND VERIFICATION:  Following closure of the Entry Period, Prizewinner will be notified via social media direct message or electronic mail. For winner information, send a self-addressed, stamped, business size (#10) envelope by June 30, 2019 to: Department of Tourist Development, William Snodgrass/Tennessee Tower, ATTN: 2019 Bonnaroo Sweepstakes Festival Sweepstakes, 312 Rosa L. Parks Avenue, 13th Floor, Nashville, Tennessee 37243-1102.

Prizewinner will be required to sign and return, within three (3) days of notification, an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release (the “Affidavit”) and W-9 tax filing form.  Noncompliance will result in disqualification and an alternate entrant may be selected. 

 If Prizewinner is otherwise eligible under these Official Rules, but is deemed a minor in his or her state of primary residence, the Prizewinner’s parent or legal guardian will be required to execute and return the document’s on the minor’s behalf.  Prizewinner will be required to complete a W-9 form for tax filing purposes, providing his/her Social Security number. 

An Entrant is not a Prizewinner until Sponsor has verified Entrant’s eligibility.  If Entrant is found to be ineligible or not in compliance with these rules, Entrant will be disqualified and prize awarded to another randomly selected Entrant. 

 PRIZE CONDITIONS: 

Please visit https://www.bonnaroo.com/ to read about frequently asked questions regarding Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival.  Prize is not assignable or transferable although Sponsors reserve the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value due to unavailability. Prize must be taken on dates specified by Sponsor or Prize will be forfeited in its entirety.  Dates so specified are subject to change by Sponsors only.  All other expenses not specifically mentioned herein, including but not limited to tips, gratuities, incidentals, local and long distance telephone calls, and service charges, required transportation, any necessary lodging, all meals and beverages, and any other miscellaneous expenses not specifically mentioned above, are the sole responsibility of the entrant/winner(s).

By participating and accepting a prize, entrant/winner represents that he/she understands that travel, whether by plane, automobile, or other conveyance, or by foot, and in the air, contains some inherent element of risk of accident, illness, injury, loss or death, which may be caused by negligence, forces of nature, or other agencies, known or unknown.  By accepting a prize, winner acknowledges participation in the prize is voluntary, acknowledges that there are natural factors and occurrences which may impact on or affect the safety of the activities they are participating in and they assume the risk of such factors and occurrences and agree that the Released Parties will not be in any way responsible for any resulting injury and/or death.  Further, upon exercising the prize, winner agrees to all Terms of Use as set forth by Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival.

In addition, the winner(s) are solely responsible for all federal, state, and local taxes as well as other fees associated with receipt of a prize, regardless of whether a prize is used in whole or in part. Taxes on the prize are solely the responsibility of the winner and winner agrees to provide a W-9 Tax form.  Each prize winner will be required to disclose his/her social security number on the W-9 for the purpose of issuance of a 1099 MISC form for tax purposes.

GOVERNING LAW/JURISDICTION:  Except where prohibited, entrant agrees that any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, the Contest or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action.  Further all issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, entrant’s rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of the Sponsor(s) in connection with the Contest, shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Tennessee, without regard to its conflict or choice of law rules.  The Tennessee Claims Commission or the state or federal courts in Tennessee shall be the venue for all claims, disputes, or disagreements arising under this Contract.  The entrant/winner acknowledges and agrees that any rights, claims, or remedies against the State of Tennessee or its employees arising under this Contract shall be subject to and limited to those rights and remedies available under Tenn. Code Ann. §§ 9-8-101 - 408.  The Department of Tourist Development reserves the right to modify these Official Rules at its discretion at any time.

DISCLAIMERS & LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: Entrant agrees that Sponsor and the released entities shall not be liable for losses or injuries or damages of any kind sustained in connection with Entrant’s Entry into the Giveaway, acceptance, possession, and/or use of a Prize or participation in the Sweepstakes, acceptance, possession, and/or use of a Prize or participation in the Sweepstakes.  Sponsor is not responsible for late, lost, damages, or misdirected entries, or any technical malfunctions of the transmission line, computer on-line system, computer equipment, hardware, software, or any combination thereof, of any entries that are late (including delayed data transmission), tampered with, garbled, incomplete, misdirected, lost, mutilated, delayed, corrupted, mechanically duplicated, illegal or otherwise not in compliance with these Official Rules.  Entrant also agrees that Sponsor is not responsible or liable for any injury or damage to Entrant’s or third person’s computer related to or resulting from the Sweepstakes and its prizes.  Sponsor is not liable for damage to Entrant’s computer system in any way due to Entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes or downloading any information in connection with the Giveaway, including without limitation any server failure, lost, delayed or corrupted data or other malfunction.  Sponsor reserves the right to modify or cancel the Sweepstakes in the event it becomes technically corrupted.

RELEASE OF LIABILITY: By participating, winner(s), winners’ guests and entrants agree to release, discharge, indemnify and hold harmless the Released Parties from and against any claims made by a winner(s), a winner’s guest, entrants or any other third parties related in any way to the operation of this Contest as well as any other claims, damages or liability due to any injuries, damages or losses (whether alleged, threatened, or actual) to any person (including death) or property of any kind resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, misuse or use of any prize or participation in the Contest and/or any Contest-related activity.

LEGAL WARNING:  WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, THE CONTEST, ALL PRIZES, AND ALL MATERIALS PROVIDED ON OR THROUGH THE CONTEST SITE ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. SOME JURISDICTIONS MAY NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. CHECK YOUR LOCAL LAWS FOR ANY RESTRICTIONS OR LIMITATIONS REGARDING THESE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS.

ANY ATTEMPT BY YOU TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE PROMOTION MAY BE IN VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK REMEDIES AND DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEY’S FEES) FROM YOU TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW, INCLUDING CRIMINAL PROSECUTION.

CONDITIONS OF ENTRY: Entry materials that have been tampered with or altered are void. If, in the Administrator’s or Sponsor’s opinion, there is any suspected or actual evidence of electronic or non-electronic tampering with any portion of the Promotion, or if computer virus, bugs, unauthorized intervention, fraud, or technical difficulties or failures compromise or corrupt or affect the administration, integrity, security, fairness, or proper conduct of the Promotion, the judges reserve the right at their sole discretion to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process and void any entries submitted fraudulently, to modify or suspend the Promotion, or to terminate the Promotion and conduct a random drawing to award the prize using all eligible, non-suspect entries received as of the termination date. Should the Promotion be terminated prior to the stated expiration date, notice will be posted on the Website. In the event of a dispute as to the identity of the winner based on an e-mail address, the winning entry will be declared made by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at time of entry.

SPONSOR(S): Department of Tourist Development, William Snodgrass/Tennessee Tower, 312 Rosa L. Parks Avenue, 13th Floor, Nashville, Tennessee 37243-1102 and VML, 250 NW Richards Road, Kansas City, Missouri 64116.

Note:  This Contest is not in any manner sponsored, endorsed, administered by or associated with the platform it is administered, i.e. Instagram, Facebook, Twitter.