Dream Dinner Sweepstakes

Official Rules


  1. SPONSOR: This Sweepstakes is sponsored by CityGrid Media, LLC on behalf of Citysearch.com located at 8833 W. Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood, CA 90069 ("Sponsor" or Citysearch").
  2. ENTRY: This Sweepstakes commences at 9:00 A.M. Pacific Time ("PT"), February 25, 2013 and ends at 11:00 P.M. PT, March 8, 2013 (the "Sweepstakes Period"). You may enter the Sweepstakes by voting via web/mobile for a restaurant in the Best of Citysearch Restaurants (2013) competition. Once you have successfully voted an entry to the Sweepstakes will be automatically entered on your behalf by Citysearch. Only those entries with votes made during the Sweepstakes Period will be eligible for the Sweepstakes. Normal Internet and/or mobile access and usage charges imposed by your online and/or data service provider will apply. No written or mailed entries will be accepted. You may vote for any number of restaurants and in any number of polls but are limited to one (1) entry in the Sweepstakes.
  3. LIMITATIONS: Entries by any method other than as expressly set forth above in Section 2 are void. Any use of automated or programmed methods of affecting entry is prohibited. Employees of Citysearch, its parent, subsidiary, affiliated and successor companies, the advertising, promotional and fulfillment agencies of each of them (individually and collectively, "Entities"), members of their households and members of their immediate families (spouses, children, siblings and parents) are all ineligible to participate in the Sweepstakes. Entries that are altered, delayed, deleted, destroyed, forged, fraudulent, illegible, improperly accessed, inaccurate, incomplete, interrupted, in excess of the daily limits, irregular in any way, late, lost, misdirected, multiple, non-delivered, stolen, tampered with, unauthorized, unintelligible or otherwise not in compliance with these rules will not be eligible. Citysearch assumes no responsibility for entries it is unable to process due to lost, interrupted or unavailable network, server or other connections; miscommunications; failed phone, computer hardware or software or telephone transmissions; technical failures; unauthorized human intervention; traffic congestion; garbled or jumbled transmissions; any lost/delayed data transmissions, omissions, interruptions, defects or malfunctions; undeliverable emails resulting from any form of active or passive email filtering; insufficient space in entrant's email account to receive email; or other errors of any kind, whether due to electronic, human, mechanical, printing, production or technical errors or other causes even if caused by the negligence by Citysearch.
  4. PRIZE: There will be ten (10) grand prize winners, with one (1) grand prize winner in each of the ten (10) Best of Citysearch Restaurants (2013) markets. Each grand prize winner of the Sweepstakes will receive a gift certificate or gift card worth $250 US for a meal at the winner's choice of any winning restaurant in the Best of Citysearch Restaurants (2013) competition in the market in which the winner's primary domicile is located. Restaurant reservations will be the responsibility of the winner. Sponsor not responsible for cancellation/delay. Winners must provide their own transportation to and from the restaurant. The prize has no cash value, no cash back, is not applicable for tips, and is valid at the designated time only. Approximate retail value of the entire prize is $250. The odds of winning will depend on the number of eligible entries received. A purchase does not improve one's chance of winning. The prize is nontransferable. Any expense or item not specifically listed is the sole responsibility of the winner. All federal, state and/or local taxes for the prize value are also the sole responsibility of the winner.
  5. PROCEDURES: Citysearch shall be the official time keeper for the Sweepstakes. On or about March 15, 2013 (the "Drawing Date"), in a random drawing under Citysearch's supervision, the winners will be selected from all eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period. In the event of a dispute over the identity of an online entrant, the entry will be deemed submitted by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address associated with the winning user account used to submit the entry. "Authorized account holder" is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, on-line service provider, or other organization (e.g., business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. Decisions of Citysearch are final and binding in all respects. Upon delivery of the prize to each winner, Citysearch will be deemed to have awarded the prize to that winner with such winner assuming full ownership and responsibility for such prize.
  6. WINNER: Following the Drawing Date, each winner will be notified by either email and/or telephone within approximately three (3) days following the Drawing Date. Each winner must verify his or her eligibility, which may include without limitation proof of age, email and/or mailing address. You are not a winner of any prize unless and until your eligibility has been verified and you have been notified by Citysearch that your winning status is official. At the sole discretion of Citysearch, disqualification, forfeiture and the selection of an alternate winner may result from any of the following: [1] potential winner's failure to respond to notification by 5:00 pm PT on March 31, 2013; [2] the return of an email notification as undeliverable or receiving a busy signal via telephone after three (3) attempts; [3] potential winner's failure to provide Citysearch with satisfactory proof of age, identity, requested receipt and/or verification response; or [4] any other non-compliance with these rules. In the event of prize forfeiture, Citysearch may, in its sole discretion, award or not award the forfeited prize to an alternate winner. The potential winner must continue to comply with all terms and conditions of these Official Rules and winning status is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements. Liability for any applicable federal, state or other taxes on each prize will be the sole responsibility of the winner. The winner may be asked to complete an affidavit and release.
  7. PRIVACY POLICY/DATA COLLECTION: Information provided by you for this Sweepstakes is subject to Citysearch's privacy policy located at www.citysearch.com/aboutcitysearch/users/privacy_policy ("Privacy Policy").
  8. CONDITIONS: By entering this Sweepstakes and/or accepting any prize, you agree, represent and warrant that: [1] you will comply with all applicable federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations, and be bound by these rules and Citysearch's decisions, which shall be final in all respects; [2] the entry becomes solely Citysearch's property and will not be acknowledged or returned; [3] you release and hold harmless Citysearch, its parent, affiliates, officers, directors, shareholders, employees, agents or representatives ("Citysearch Parties") from any and all liability for claims, injuries, losses or damages of any kind, including without limitation, death and bodily injury, resulting, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from the awarding, delivery, acceptance, use, misuse, possession, loss or misdirection of the prize, participation in the Sweepstakes or any Sweepstakes-related activity or travel or from any interaction with, or downloading of, computer Sweepstakes information; [4] Citysearch does not make any representation, warranty or guarantee, express or implied, relating to the Sweepstakes or the prizes; each prize is awarded "as-is" with no warranty or guarantee, express or implied, by Citysearch; [5] winner's acceptance of the prize constitutes the grant to Citysearch and its assigns of an unconditional right to use the winner's name, address (city and state or province only), voice, likeness, photograph, biographical and prize information and/or statements about the promotion for any programming, commercial, advertising and promotional purposes and through any medium without additional compensation, except where prohibited by law; [6] in the event viruses, bugs, unauthorized human intervention, acts of nature, acts or regulations of any governmental or supra-national authority, war, national emergency, accident, fire, riot, strikes, lock-outs, industrial disputes and acts of terrorism or other matters beyond Citysearch control which corrupt, prevent or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play of the Sweepstakes, Citysearch has the right, in its sole discretion, to modify these rules or to cancel, modify, terminate or suspend the Sweepstakes; and in such event, to select the winner by such method as Citysearch in its sole discretion shall consider equitable; [7] the Citysearch Parties are not responsible for typographical or other errors in the offer or administration of this Sweepstakes, including but not limited to: errors in the advertising, these rules and selection and announcement of the winner; [8] any prize not timely accepted or claimed by the winner will be forfeited; [9] Citysearch has the right, at any time and at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual it suspects to be doing any of the following: (a) tampering or attempting to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes; (b) violating these rules, Citysearch's Terms of Use found at www.citysearch.com/aboutcitysearch/users/terms_of_use or the Privacy Policy; or (c) acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person, or for any other good cause as determined solely by Citysearch; [10] any attempt by any individual to deliberately undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes is a violation of these rules and should Citysearch believe or become aware that such an attempt has been, is being, or will be made, it has the right to seek remedies and damages from any responsible individuals to the fullest extent permitted by law; [11] any and all disputes, claims and causes of action at law or in equity ("Claim") arising out of or relating to this Sweepstakes, the meaning or interpretation of these rules or any prize awarded shall be resolved by applying the laws of California, without regard to conflict of laws provisions of any jurisdiction, and shall be solely and exclusively brought in the state or federal courts within Los Angeles County, California; [12] any Claims shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; and [13] any and all Claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, but specifically excluding attorney's fees, and under no circumstances will any entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental, special, consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses. Citysearch reserves the right not to award some or all of the prizes if it determines, in its sole discretion, that an insufficient number of eligible entries were received during the Sweepstakes Period.
  9. WINNER'S LIST: For the names of the grand prize winners, available after April 1, 2013, go to http://blogs.citysearch.com/best-of-citysearch/contests/dream-dinner/winners , where the names of the grand prize winners will be available.