Same Sex Giveaway

Contest Rules/Terms & Conditions


1. Eligibility: Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open to all same sex couples that are engaged to be married, to those who submit their story (essay) and who are 21 years of age on of the date of entry. The sweepstakes is only open to legal residents of the United States and is void where prohibited by law. Employees of Rothweiler Event Design and Vegas NJ (the “Sponsor”) their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, suppliers and their immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of each are not eligible to participate in the Sweepstakes. The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited.

2. Agreement to Rules: By participating, you agree to be fully unconditionally bound by these Rules, and you represent and warrant that you meet the eligibility requirements set forth herein. In addition, you agree to accept the decisions of Rothweiler Event Design and Vegas NJ, as final and binding as it relates to the content. The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws.

3. Sweepstakes Period: Entries will be accepted starting on or about September 16, 2014 and ending October 24, 2014. All online entries must be received by October 24, 2014 at 11:59PM EST.

4. How to Enter: The Sweepstakes must be entered by submitting a 500-1000 word essay on why they deserve to win an all expense paid Dream Wedding. Pictures of the couples are also required and should not exceed three (3) in total. Essay and photographs must be emailed directly to [email protected] on or before October 24, 2014. (Any entries received after this time will not be considered.)

The entry must fulfill all sweepstakes requirements, as specified, to be eligible to win a prize. Entries that are not complete or do not adhere to the rules or specifications may be disqualified at the sole discretion of Rothweiler Event Design and Vegas NJ. You may enter only once and you must fill in the information requested. You may not enter more times than indicated by using multiple email addresses, identities or devices in an attempt to circumvent the rules. If you use fraudulent methods or otherwise attempt to circumvent the rules your submission may be removed from eligibility at the sole discretion of Rothweiler Event Design.

Couples are encouraged to direct their friends and family to "like" their stories on the Facebook pages of the vendors involved. A complete vendor list with their Facebook pages will be available at

Finalists will be contacted on or before October 28, 2014. If, for some reason, any finalist is unreachable, or unable to be contacted by (above date), they will forfeit their spot and another couple will be selected.

Each contestant agrees to be present for the announcement of the winner on November 6, 2014 at 7pm at Vegas in Randolph, New Jersey. The couple must be present at this cocktail party to win the grand prize.

5. Prizes: Winners will receive an all-inclusive wedding package valued at or above $60,000. Actual/appraised value may differ at time of prize award. The specifics of the prize shall be solely determined by the Sponsor. No cash or other prize substitution permitted except at Sponsor's discretion. The prize is nontransferable. Any and all prize related expenses, including without limitation any and all federal, state, and/or local taxes shall be the sole responsibility of the winner. No substitution of prize or transfer/assignment of prize to others or request for the cash equivalent by winners is permitted. Acceptance of prize constitutes permission for Rothweiler Event Design and Vegas NJ to use winner's name, likeness, and entry for purposes of advertising and trade without further compensation, unless prohibited by law.

6. Odds: The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.

7. Winner selection and notification: The winning couple will be selected/announced by the participating vendors at a Cocktail Party on November 6, 2014. All decisions are final. Winners will be notified via email to the email address they entered the Sweepstakes with within five (5) days following the winner selection. Rothweiler Event Design and Vegas NJ shall have no liability for a winner's failure to receive notices due to winners' spam, junk e-mail or other security settings or for winners' provision of incorrect or otherwise non-functioning contact information. If the selected winner cannot be contacted, is ineligible, fails to claim the prize within 15 days from the time award notification was sent, or fails to timely return a completed and executed declaration and releases as required, prize may be forfeited and an alternate winner selected.

The receipt by winner of the prize offered in this Sweepstakes is conditioned upon compliance with any and all federal and state laws and regulations. ANY VIOLATION OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES BY ANY WINNER (AT SPONSOR'S SOLE DISCRETION) WILL RESULT IN SUCH WINNER'S DISQUALIFICATION AS WINNER OF THE SWEEPSTAKES AND ALL PRIVILEGES AS WINNER WILL BE IMMEDIATELY TERMINATED.

8. Rights Granted by you: By entering this content you understand that Rothweiler Event Design and Vegas NJ, anyone acting on behalf of Rothweiler Event Design and Vegas NJ, or its respective licensees, successors and assigns will have the right, where permitted by law, without any further notice, review or consent to print, publish, broadcast, distribute, and use, worldwide in any media now known or hereafter in perpetuity and throughout the World, your entry, including, without limitation, the entry and winner's name, portrait, picture, voice, likeness, image or statements about the Sweepstakes, and biographical information as news, publicity or information and for trade, advertising, public relations and promotional purposes without any further compensation.

9. Terms: Rothweiler Event Design and Vegas NJ reserve the right, in their sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes should (in their sole discretion) a virus, bugs, non-authorized human intervention, fraud or other causes beyond its control corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes. In such case, Rothweiler Event Design and Vegas NJ may select the recipients from all eligible entries received prior to and/or after (if appropriate) the action taken by Rothweiler Event Design and Vegas NJ. Rothweiler Event Design and Vegas NJ reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who tampers or attempts to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or website or violates these Terms & Conditions.

Rothweiler Event Design and Vegas NJ has the right, in its sole discretion, to maintain the integrity of the Sweepstakes, to void votes for any reason, including, but not limited to; multiple entries from the same user from different IP addresses; multiple entries from the same computer in excess of that allowed by sweepstakes rules; or the use of bots, macros or scripts or other technical means for entering.

Any attempt by an entrant to deliberately damage any web site or undermine the legitimate operation of the sweepstakes may be a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, Rothweiler Event Design and Vegas NJ reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law.

By entering the Sweepstakes you agree to receive email newsletters periodically from Rothweiler Event Design and Vegas NJ You can opt-out of receiving this communication at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link in the newsletter.

All those who submit their story, agree to allow their essays and photographs to be published on the Facebook page of all of the vendors that are giving away their services. These pages include, but are not limited to, Rothweiler Event Design and Vegas NJ.

The winning couple agrees to work with each individual vendor that is giving away their services for their wedding day. This includes, but is not limited to: music, photography, decor, catering, officiant, etc. No outside vendors will be allowed to participate in the wedding planning or wedding itself.

The winning couple agrees to allow their wedding to be photographed and published in multiple media outlets. The winning couple also agrees to allow their wedding to be recorded for future media use.

The winning couple agrees to hold their wedding on a date already selected, which is July 17, 2015. This date is non-negotiable. Should the winning couple not agree to this date, they will forfeit the prize, and another couple will be selected.

The wedding guest count will not exceed 70 guests, which will include the couple as well. If the couple chooses to have more than 70 guests at their wedding (maximum of 150) they agree to pay the difference to all of the vendors involved to cover the additional costs.

The winning couple agrees to be interviewed for the media and multiple publications regarding their wedding planning, their relationship, etc.

The winning couple will be awarded various prizes that will total a complete wedding package. The prizes given from each individual vendor are already decided and are non- negotiable.

10. Limitation of Liability: By entering you agree to release and hold harmless Rothweiler Event Design and Vegas NJ and its subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers and directors from any liability, illness, injury, death, loss, litigation, claim or damage that may occur, directly or indirectly, whether caused by negligence or not, from (i) such entrant's participation in the sweepstakes and/or his/her acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of any prize or any portion thereof, (ii) technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to the malfunctioning of any computer, cable, network, hardware or software; (iii) the unavailability or inaccessibility of any transmissions or telephone or Internet service; (iv) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Promotion; (v) electronic or human error which may occur in the administration of the Promotion or the processing of entries.

11. Disputes: The United States of America


As a condition of participating in this Sweepstakes, participant agrees that any and all disputes which cannot be resolved between the parties, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively before a court located in jurisdiction. Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances will participant be New Jersey having permitted to obtain awards for, and hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental, or consequential damages, including reasonable attorneys' fees, other than participant's actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e. costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes), and participant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.

12. Privacy Policy: Information submitted with an entry is subject to the Privacy Policy stated on the Rothweiler Event Design Web Site. To read the Privacy Policy, [privacy policy URL] click here.

13. Winners List:
Design, 250 Pompton Avenue, Verona, NJ 07044, USA. To obtain a copy of the winner's name or a copy of these Official Rules, Rothweiler Event

14. Sponsor: The Sponsor of the Sweepstakes is Rothweiler Event Design and Vegas NJ. mail your request along with a stamped, self-addressed envelope to:

Requests must be received no later than November 15, 2014.