No purchase necessary. One valid entry per contestant.
You must be 13 years of age or older at time of entry to be eligible for this contest. This contest is void where prohibited by law.
This contest is officially sponsored by Nevada County Publishing Company, hereinafter referred to as The Company. For the purposes of this document, The Website refers to www.theunion.com.
Winner(s) will be randomly chosen from all print and digital subscribers who have been logged on to The Website at any time between 12:00am the first day of the given month to 11:59:59 of the last day of the contest month.
Winner(s) must have a valid subscription to The Website or "All Access" combination subscription at some point during the month. Users who have logged in but are not subscribers are not eligible to win.
Winners will be notified by the email address associated with their account. If a winner is unreachable after seven (7) days, or if that winner is unavailable for prize fulfillment, an alternate winner will be selected. If The Company cannot find an eligible winner for the prize, that prize will not be awarded.
Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.
Automated access of any kind is not allowed. Detection of said automated access will lead to entries being voided.
The prize may change from month to month. If promotions elsewhere on the site show prizes different that those listed on this page, the prizes shown on this page will be the official list of prizes to be awarded. The Company reserves the right to substitute any prize with another prize of equal or greater value.
May 2014: iPad Mini 16gb (approximate retail value $400)
June 2014: iPad Mini 16gb (approximate retail value $400)
July 2014: Dinner & A Movie (approximate retail value $80)
August 2014: Dinner & A Movie (approximate retail value $80)
January 2015: Gift card from local merchant (value $50)
Employees of The Company, its respective parent, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising sponsors and promotional agencies, and the immediate family members of each are not eligible.
Contest entrants agree to abide by the terms of these Official Rules and by the decisions of the contest commissioners, which are final on all matters pertaining to the contest.
Entrants further grant to The Company the right to use and publish their photo, proper name, and state online and in print, or any other media, in connection with the Contest.
The Company reserves the right to use any and all information related to the Contest, including information on contestants obtained through the contest, for marketing purposes or any other purpose, unless prohibited by law.
The Contest and all of the related pages, contents and code are copyright The Company. Copying or unauthorized use of any copyrighted materials, trademarks or any other intellectual property without the express written consent of its owner is strictly prohibited.
Each winner, by acceptance of the prize, agrees to release all Sponsors, and their parent and subsidiary companies, their officers, directors, employees, agents, shareholders, affiliates, suppliers, distributors, and advertising agencies from all liability, claims, or actions of any kind whatsoever for injuries, damages, or losses to persons and property which may be sustained in connection with the receipt, ownership, or use of the prize.
The Company is not responsible for Internet crashes or slowdowns caused by network congestion, viruses, sabotage, satellite failures, phone line failures, electrical outages, natural disasters or acts of man or God.
All results posted are unofficial until winners respond to e-mail notification.
Each winner is responsible for all federal, state and local taxes and will be required to complete an IRS form W-9. Sponsor reserves the right to withhold prizes until completed form W-9 is received.
This contest is not intended for gambling. If it is determined that a contestant is using the contest for gambling purposes they will be disqualified and reported to authorities.
The Company reserves the right to change the rules at any time.