1. Registration Period/Deadlines
DCMilitary.com Resume Sweepstakes begins on October 25, 2011, at 9 a.m. Eastern Time (ET) and ends on November 16, 2011, at 11:59 p.m. ET (End Date). All entries must be received by 11:59 p.m. ET on November 16, 2011.
2. Entry Forms.
There is one (1) way to enter this Sweepstakes by means of the Internet. (1) Access DCMilitary.com Careers website at http://www.dcmilitary.com/section/dcmilitaryCareers. Create an account and post your resume online on this page by November 16th and automatically be entered into this Sweepstakes. You will be automatically entered by creating an account and posting your resume during the Sweepstakes period. Limit of one (1) Sweepstakes entry per person. Multiple entry forms (resume posts) from the same person may be destroyed. Entrants who submit more than one entry form may be disqualified. All entries become the property of Post-Newsweek Media and will not be acknowledged or returned.
3. Eligibility Requirements.
This Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of the states of Maryland and Virginia and of the District of Columbia who are 18 years of age or older as of date of entry and who meet and comply with these Official Rules.
4. Awarding of Prize(s).
(i.) On or about November 28, 2011, one (1) eligible Sweepstakes entrants will be selected at random from all entries received to win one (1) "DreamWorks Experience" Package, valued at $1,000 (the Prize(s)). Prize includes: Two nights traditional room accommodations for up to a family of four at Gaylord National Resort; Four (4) tickets to ICE! featuring DreamWorks Merry Madagascar (included one hour early admission prior to scheduled opening time); ShrekFeast Interactive Character Meal one day for a family of four (registered hotel guests); "Character Passport" Meet & Greets; DreamWorks Themed Scavenger Hunt; Welcome Amenity; Souvenir Photo; Special Wake-Up Calls by DreamWorks Characters; All applicable taxes, daily resort fee and daily self-parking for one vehicle. Limit one prize per entrant. Winner will be notified by e-mail, and/or by U.S. mail and/or phone call within ten (10) days of the drawing. If any initial winner declines to accept the Prize, or in the event that Prize notification cannot be accomplished within ten (10) days from the first notification attempt, that initial winner will be disqualified and The Gazette will select an alternate winner.
(ii.) Winner acknowledges that Post-Newsweek Media has neither made nor is in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation or guarantee, expressed or implied, in fact or in law, relative to the prize described herein, including, but not limited to, its merchantability. All warranties are hereby disclaimed by Post-Newsweek Media, and the winner will accept the prize "as is."
(iii.) At its sole discretion, Post-Newseek Media may substitute cash value for the Prize(s).
(iv.) All federal, state and local taxes, fees and other expenses due on or relating to each Prize are the sole responsibility of the winner of that Prize.
5. Odds of Winning.
Odds of winning are based on the number of entries received.
Post-Newsweek Media reserves the right to suspend, modify, or terminate the Sweepstakes at any time prior to the End Date for any reason, in its sole discretion, including without limitation in the event of fraud, abuse, or technical or other difficulties. In such a case, Post-Newsweek Media will post a notice on the Sweepstakes site, and send an e-mail notification to the e-mail address associated with each entry. If Post-Newsweek Media suspends, modifies or terminates this Sweepstakes prior to the End Date, Post-Newsweek Media will randomly award the Prize(s) from the eligible entries received by the time Post-Newsweek Media ends the Sweepstakes.
7. Except Where Prohibited:
(i) Acceptance of the Prize(s) constitutes consent to use each Sweepstakes Winner's name, photograph, likeness, statements, biographical information, voice, and city and state address on a worldwide basis, and in all forms of media, in perpetuity, without further compensation;
(ii) Each winner may be required to sign an affidavit of eligibility and liability/publicity release; and
(iii.) To the maximum extent permitted by law, by entering the Sweepstakes, each Entrant consents to the use by Post-Newseek Media, or any third party chosen by Post-Newsweek Media, of any and all information related to the Sweepstakes, including any personal information obtained through the Sweepstakes, for advertising, marketing or other purposes. All such information becomes the property of Post-Newsweek Media and will not be returned.
8. Ineligible Persons.
The Sweepstakes is not open to employees of The Washington Post Co. or its affiliates, licensees, parents, subsidiaries, divisions, dealerships, advertising and promotion agencies, or members of the immediate family or members of the household thereof. The term "immediate family" includes spouses, siblings, parents, children, grandparents, and grandchildren, whether as "in-laws," or by current or past marriage(s), remarriage(s), adoption, co-habitation or other family extension, and any other persons residing at the same household whether or not related.
9. General Conditions.
This Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws. Void outside the state of Maryland, the state of Virginia and the District of Columbia. By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and by the sole and absolute decisions of The Gazette, and waive any right to claim ambiguity in the Sweepstakes or in these Official Rules. By participating, each Sweepstakes entrant also releases, discharges, indemnifies and holds harmless Post-Newsweek Media, its parent companies, and Post-Newsweek Media affiliates and each of their respective owners, managers, officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents from and against any claims, damages or liability due to any injuries, damages or losses 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 The Prize or participation in the Sweepstakes. In order to receive the Prize in the Sweepstakes, the entrant is not required to purchase any goods or services, pay any money or submit to any sales promotion effort.
10. Winner's Name.
For the name of the Winner, send a self-addressed stamped envelope after December 3, 2011, to: Post-Newsweek Media, 9030 Comprint Court, Gaithersburg, MD 20877, Attn.: Shane Butcher.
The Sponsor/Promoter of this Sweepstakes is The Gazette & DCMilitary/Post-Newsweek Media, Inc.
11. Limitations of Liability.
Post-Newsweek Media is not responsible and assumes no responsibility for late, lost, misdirected, undeliverable or incomplete entries, whether online or otherwise, due to postal errors, system errors or failures, or faulty transmissions or other telecommunications malfunctions and/or online entries not received resulting from any hardware or software failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, or failed, incomplete or garbled computer or telephone transmissions, typographical or system errors and failures, or faulty transmissions, or for any problems or technical malfunction(s) of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, or entries not received by Post-Newsweek Media on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet, or at a Web site, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to entrant's or any other person's computer related to or resulting from entering the Sweepstakes or downloading any material for the Sweepstakes, or other telecommunications malfunctions that may limit an entrant's ability to participate. Post-Newsweek Media may prohibit an entrant from participating in the Sweepstakes or winning a prize if, in its sole discretion, it determines that said entrant is
(i) attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes by cheating, hacking, deception, or other unfair playing practices or
(ii) intending to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other entrants or Post-Newsweek Media representatives.
IN NO EVENT WILL POST-NEWSWEEK MEDIA BE LIABLE FOR ANY INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES) ARISING OUT OF THIS SWEEPSTAKES.