Your Ticket to History: Contest Rules
- Visitors are invited to attend 6 out of the following 23 participating Minnesota Historical Society sites and museums between May 15 and September 3, 2007. Participating sites and museums include:
1. Mill City Museum, Minneapolis
2. Minnesota State Capitol, St. Paul
3. Minnesota History Center, St. Paul
4. James J. Hill House, St. Paul
5. Alexander Ramsey House, St. Paul
6. Sibley House Historic Site, St. Paul
7. Historic Fort Snelling, St. Paul
8. Minnehaha Depot, Minneapolis
9. Folsom House, Taylors Falls
10. North West Company Fur Post, Pine City
11. Split Rock Lighthouse, Beaver Bay
12. Historic Forestville, Preston
13. Traverse des Sioux, St. Peter
14. W.W. Mayo House, Le Sueur
15. Harkin Store, New Ulm
16. Fort Ridgely, Fairfax
17. Lower Sioux Agency, Morton
18. Jeffers Petroglyphs, Comfrey
19. Oliver H. Kelley Farm, Elk River
20. Charles A. Lindbergh Historic Site, Little Falls
21. Mille Lacs Indian Museum, Onamia
22. Forest History Center, Grand Rapids
23. Comstock House, Moorhead
- Visitors must present a “Ticket to History” game card at each participating site/museum they visit. Staff will place a stamp on the “Ticket to History” game card upon admission indicating the visitor’s attendance. (“Ticket to History” game cards are available through mailings, on location at all Society sites and museums, online and through special distribution.)
- Visitors who attend and collect stamps at six sites/museums can then redeem their completed “Ticket to History” game card at one of five designated prize redemption sites on or before September 3, 2007 for a choice of one of three travel-related “History Matters” prizes: binoculars, a flashlight or a kite. Offer is good while supplies last. Prizes are based on availability and subject to substitution. All “History Matters” prizes are valued at $5.00 or less. Prizes are not refundable, exchangeable or redeemable for cash.
- Prize redemption sites include the Minnesota History Center, Historic Fort Snelling, North West Company Fur Post, Jeffers Petroglyphs and Oliver H. Kelley Farm.
- Each visitor is allowed one “Ticket to History” game card and one History Matters prize upon completion of the promotion.
- Any visitor to the select sites may participate in the program. However, employees of the Society and the sweepstakes’ sponsors, as well as their immediate families are not eligible to enter the grand prize drawing.
- Visitors may purchase admission at each venue or they may purchase a Minnesota
Historical Society membership for free admission to all sites. The promotion
tracks attendance, not admission fees.
- The promotion will conclude with a grand prize drawing. All “Ticket
to History” game cards submitted to a participating prize redemption
site by 5:00 p.m. local time on September 3, 2007 will be entered automatically.
In addition, because NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY, entrants may submit a postcard
containing their full name, mailing address, and phone number to: “Ticket
To History” Promotion, c/o Marketing & Communications Department, Minnesota Historical
Society, 345 Kellogg Blvd, St. Paul, MN 55102-1906. Entrants who are under
18 years of age may have a parent or legal guardian accept the grand prize
on their behalf.
- The winner of the grand prize drawing will be selected randomly from all
entries on September 28, 2007, and will be notified within 10 business days. The
name of the grand prize winner will be posted at www.mnhs.org/ticket.
- The grand prize consists of two nights accommodations at The
Depot Minneapolis, A Renaissance Hotel in downtown Minneapolis and includes
admissions to the Indoor Waterpark at the hotel, dinner for four in Charley's
Grill located in the hotel, and a private tour of the Washburn A Mill at
the nearby Mill
City Museum. (Total prize value is approximately = $575.00) Prize is
not refundable, exchangeable or redeemable for cash, and other restrictions
may apply. Transportation is not included.
- All taxes are the responsibility of the grand prize winner. Winner must complete and return an affidavit of eligibility, liability and publicity release. Failure to do so will result in forfeiture of the prize. Acceptance of prize constitutes permission to use winner’s name, hometown and likeness for promotional purposes without additional compensation.
- Entrant waives the right to assert, as a cost of winning any prize, any and all costs of verification and redemption or travel to redeem a prize and any liability that might arise from redeeming or seeking to redeem a prize. Each entrant releases the Society and sweepstakes' sponsors, including their respective affiliates, officers, directors, agents, and employees from any and all liability with respect to or arising out of the acceptance, use, misuse or possession of any prize and/or the loss or misdirection of any prize. The Society is not responsible for lost, late, misdirected or illegible entries.
- Names and addresses of participants gathered through this promotion may be used to send information on future promotions and events from the Minnesota Historical Society.
- The Minnesota Historical Society reserves the right to cancel, amend and/or revoke this contest due to printing errors or other mistakes. Offer void where prohibited or restricted by law. All local, state and federal laws apply.