PRELIMINARY INFORMATION: NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A purchase will not improve your chances of winning. Void outside the Geographic Viewing Area (defined below) and where prohibited. The My Big Fat Greek Wedding 3 Wedding Contest (“Contest”) will begin on August 21, 2023 at 9:00 A.M. PT and end on August 25, 2023 at 11:59 P.M. PT (“Contest Period”). All times in the Contest refer to Pacific Time (“ PT”). Contest is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws. PRIZE (AS DEFINED BELOW) DOES NOT INCLUDE ACCOMMODATIONS, PARKING OR TRANSPORTATION.
ELIGIBILITY: Open only to permanent, legal United States residents who are physically residing in Las Vegas, Nevada, and who are twenty-one (21) years of age or older and of the age of majority in their state of residence as of the start of the Contest Period and must be able to provide a valid, completed marriage license ready to be witnessed by the time of the Ceremony (as defined below) on August 30, 2023. Officers, directors, and employees of Contest Entities (as defined below), members of these persons’ immediate families (spouses and/or parents, children, and siblings, and each of their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside), and/or persons living in the same households as these persons (whether or not related thereto) are not eligible to enter or win the Contest. Contest Entities, as referenced herein, shall include Focus Features LLC, 100 Universal City Plaza, Building 2160, Suite 7C, Universal City, CA 91608, ( "Sponsor"), and each of its respective parent, subsidiary, and affiliate companies, and their administrative, advertising, and promotion agencies, and any other entity involved in the development, administration, promotion, or implementation of the Contest. Each Winner (defined below) and their Guest (defined below) must be able to attend the Ceremony (defined below) on August 30, 2023, or Prize (defined below) will be forfeited.
TO ENTER: As part of your Entry (defined below), you will be required to submit an original photo ("Photo") of you and your future spouse and statement ("Statement") on the following themes: “How long have you been together?” and “Why would you like to be married in a My Big Fat Greek Wedding 3 Chapel?” Photo and Statement may be referred to herein as “Submission” or “Submissions.” Submission must have been created by you. Statement must be original and submitted in the English language. If any minors appear in a Submission, the entrant must be that minor’s parent and/or legal guardian. Submission cannot have been created professionally. Submissions with watermarks are not eligible. You must submit the Submission according to the instructions provided on the applicable website. You must have the permission of any person who appears or is identified or otherwise referred to in your Submission.
To enter the Contest, during the Contest Period, please send an email to[email protected], which includes your full name and the full name of your future spouse, your email address, your phone number, the Photo, and the Statement (the “Entry”).
If you choose to submit your Entry via your web-enabled mobile device, data rates may apply. See your wireless service provider for details on rates and capabilities. All Entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned.
You must submit the Submission as part of your Entry to enter the Contest. By entering the Contest, entrants grant Sponsor the non-exclusive, royalty-free, and irrevocable rights to use, reproduce, copy, publish, display, distribute, perform, translate, adapt, modify, and otherwise exploit the Submissions and to incorporate the Submissions in other works in any and all markets and media worldwide in perpetuity. Entrants warrant that they have the sole and exclusive right to grant such rights to Sponsor and that Sponsor's reproduction, publishing, displaying, and/or other use of the Submissions will not infringe on any rights of third parties, including, without limitation, copyright, trademark, privacy, or publicity, or create claims for defamation, false light, idea misappropriation, intentional or negligent infliction of emotional distress, or breach of contract. If any Submission contains material that is violent, pornographic, obscene, illegal, inappropriate, or racially or morally offensive or if any Submissions do not comply with these Official Rules or meet Sponsor's standards for any reason, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, such Submissions (and the related Entries) may be rejected as ineligible for consideration. Entries must comply with all applicable laws, rules, and regulations. Sponsor shall have no obligation to copy, publish, display, or otherwise exploit the Submissions. Sponsor[s] may choose to broadcast on-air and/or display on its website a selection of Submissions as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. By entering the Contest, each entrant agrees to the posting of such entrant’s name and Submission on Sponsor’s website and/or on Sponsor’s social media pages, including, but not limited to, Twitter (i.e., X), Instagram, and Facebook.
Limit one (1) Entry per person during the Contest Period. Multiple Entries received from any person beyond this limit will void all such additional Entries. Entries generated by a script, macro, or other automated means or by any means that subverts the entry process will be disqualified. Entries must be received before August 25, 2023 at 7:00 P.M. PT be eligible for the Contest. Sponsor's computer shall be the official timekeeper for all matters related to this Contest. Entries that are incomplete, garbled, corrupted, fraudulent, or unintelligible for any reason, including, but not limited to, computer or network malfunction or congestion, are void and will not be accepted. In case of a dispute over the identity of an entrant, the authorized account holder of the email address used to enter will be deemed to be the entrant. “Authorized account holder” of an email address is defined as the person who is assigned to an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the email address submitted at the time of Entry. Entry constitutes permission (except where prohibited by law) to use entrant’s name, city, state, likeness, image, the Submission and/or voice for purposes of advertising, promotion, and publicity in any and all media now or hereafter known, throughout the world in perpetuity, without additional compensation, notification, permission, or approval. Winners and their Guests must also agree to allow Sponsor to photograph or otherwise record the Ceremony and use said images and footage of Winner and Guest for purposes of advertising, promotion, and publicity in any and all media now or hereafter known, throughout the world in perpetuity, without additional compensation, notification, permission, or approval.
JUDGING AND WINNER NOTIFICATION: On or about August 28, 2023 “Selection Date,” one (1) or more qualified judges selected by Sponsor (“Judges”) will review all eligible Entries received during the Contest Period and select fifteen (15) potential winners (collectively, "Winners", each a “Winner”) based on the following judging criteria (“Judging Criteria”): Originality (50%) and Appropriateness to Theme (50%). The selection and review process may occur on a rolling basis as Entries are received. There will be a total of fifteen (15) potential Winners selected during the entire Contest Period In the event of a tie, the Judges will break the tie by selecting the tied entrant who received the highest points from the Judges for Appropriateness to Theme as the potential Winner. In the event a tie remains, the tied entries will be judged by an additional tie-breaking judge, using the Judging Criteria, to determine which of the tied entrants will be the potential Winner.
Decisions of Sponsor and Judges are final and binding with respect to all matters related to the Contest. Winning is subject to verification of eligibility. Sponsor reserves the right to select fewer than fifteen (15) Winners (or none at all) or to extend the Contest Period if the Contest does not receive a sufficient number of eligible and qualified Entries, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Sponsor will make two (2) attempts to notify potential Winners at the email address submitted at the time of Entry. Sponsor may share each potential Winner’s name and contact information with Contest Entities and/or any prize supplier, as applicable, if necessary. Potential Winner(s) may be required to execute and return an affidavit of eligibility, release of liability, and, except where prohibited, publicity release (collectively, “Contest Documents”) within one (1) days of such notification. Noncompliance within this time period will result in disqualification, and, at Sponsor's sole discretion an alternate potential Winner may be selected from the remaining eligible Entries based on the Judging Criteria. Sponsor may require and potential Winners must be willing to voluntarily submit to and complete a background check as a condition of continued eligibility. If the results of such background check are unsatisfactory, as determined in Sponsor's sole discretion, such potential Winner may be deemed ineligible and will forfeit the Prize. If any potential Winner cannot be reached, is found to be ineligible, cannot or does not comply with these Official Rules, or if Prize (as defined below) or Prize notification is returned as undeliverable, such potential Winner will be disqualified and time permitting, at Sponsor's sole discretion, an alternate potential Winner may be selected from the remaining eligible Entries. Limit one (1) Prize (defined below) per family or household.
PRIZE: There will be fifteen (15) prizes awarded (collectively, "Prizes", each a “Prize”) to the Winners; one (1) Prize will be awarded to each Winner. Prize will consist of the following: one (1) free wedding ceremony for Winner and their future spouse (“Guest”) in the Little White Chapel’s Chapel Amore in Las Vegas, Nevada located at 1301 Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas NV 89104 on August 30, 2023 at a time to be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion (the “Ceremony”). DOES NOT INCLUDE ACCOMMODATIONS, PARKING OR TRANSPORTATION.
Winners must participate in the Ceremony with their Guest. If Winner is unable to attend the Ceremony with Guest, or unable to be married to the Guest for any reason, the Prize will be forfeited. Guest may be required to execute and return releases of liability and, where legal, publicity releases (collectively, “Guest Documents”), which must be returned with the Contest Documents, or Prize will be forfeited. Guest must be eighteen (18) years of age or older as of the start of the Sweepstakes Period.
Estimated Retail Value (“ERV”) of each Prize is four hundred fifteen dollars ($415). Total ERV of all Prizes is six thousand two hundred twenty-five dollars $6,225). Actual Retail Value (“ARV”) of Prize may vary. Any difference between ERV and ARV will not be awarded.
All details of Prize will be determined in Sponsor's sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute Prize (or portion thereof) with a similar prize (or prize element) of comparable or greater value. All taxes and other expenses, costs, or fees associated with the acceptance and/or use of Prize are the sole responsibility of Winner. Prize cannot be transferred by Winner or redeemed for cash and is valid only for the items detailed above, with no substitution of Prize by Winner. If Prize is unclaimed within a reasonable time after notification from Sponsor, as determined in Sponsor's sole discretion, it will be forfeited, and time permitting, an alternate Winner may be selected from the remaining eligible Entries at Sponsor's sole discretion.
Sponsor shall have no responsibility or liability for cancellations, delays, or any other change by any company or person providing any element of Prize due to reasons beyond Sponsor's control and are not responsible or liable for any expenses incurred as a consequence thereof. Date and/or time of Event is subject to change. Event is subject to cancellation. Winner and/or Guest must comply with all applicable venue rules and regulations in connection with Prize.
All parts of the Prize are subject to availability, and subject to change or cancellation without written notice or warning. Should an act of God, hurricane, war, fire, riot, earthquake, act of public enemies, actions of governmental authorities, epidemics, pandemics and the spread of infectious diseases, including without limitation COVID-19 (as defined by the World Health Organization and any of the strains, variants or mutations thereof), and any related governmental or judicial actions, including but not limited to travel restrictions, taken in connection with, or as a response to, any such event, or any other event beyond the reasonable control of a party, whether or not existing, known, foreseen or foreseeable at the time this Contest occurs, render the redemption or fulfillment of all or a portion of the Prize delayed, hindered, adversely affected, impracticable, or impossible, Sponsor in its sole and absolute discretion, reserves the right to evaluate, make modifications to, and restructure the redemption and fulfillment processes and timelines for the Prize, or portion thereof, that Sponsor are responsible for, which may include, but is not limited to, providing additional time for redemption and/or fulfillment. Sponsor may modify and/or restructure the Prize or portions thereof to comply with government orders or guidelines and Sponsor's health and safety requirements. In addition, Winner and Guest should be aware of and comply with government guidelines regarding travel restrictions and mandatory quarantines before traveling. Should the Prize, or a portion thereof, become unavailable Sponsor shall make reasonable efforts to provide Winner with substitute experiences and/or items of a similar nature and value for that portion of the Prize that is unavailable. If no substitute prizing is reasonably available then the remaining components, if any, of the Prize shall constitute full satisfaction of Sponsor's Prize obligation to Winner, and no other or additional compensation will be awarded.
Prize fulfillment and related activities will take place on a date and time designated by Sponsor and only when and in a manner that it is safe to do so, as determined in Sponsor's sole discretion in consultation with appropriate health and safety experts. Winner and Guest must follow all instructions given by representatives of Sponsor at all times.
In connection with any visit to any location in connection with the Prize, please be advised that Sponsor's policies, CDC guidelines, and the recommendations of health officials must be followed. Please note that any public location where people are present provides an inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19, and Sponsor cannot guarantee that any person will not be exposed during a visit.
If required, Winner and Guest must cooperate with Sponsor's inquiries related to public health matters and follow Sponsor's related rules and processes, including, but not limited to, disclosures or processes recommended or required by public health authorities to protect the health and safety of Winner , Guest, and others. Winner and Guest may be subject to health screenings (which may include, but are not limited to, temperature checks, symptom screening, lab testing, and/or other medical exams) to be conducted by Sponsor or its designee(s) prior to or during the fulfillment of the Prize and related activities. Failure to fully comply with Sponsor's requests or requirements may result in forfeiture of the Prize or portions thereof, as determined in Sponsor's discretion.
During a period starting approximately four (4) weeks before participation in activities related to the Prize and ending approximately four (4) weeks after participation in the last of such activities (such period(s) subject to change based on medical guidance, and/or policy guidance), Winner and Guest may be required to inform Sponsor, upon Sponsor's request, about matters relating to communicable illnesses and safe fulfillment of the Prize and related activities, including, without limitation: (a) medical symptoms; (b) travel history; (c) recent contact with others who have displayed symptoms of or have otherwise been confirmed to have a communicable illness; and (d) active public health orders issued by a civil authority or any similar public health mandate (e.g., order to quarantine, order to stay at home, order to disclose communicable illness) to which Winner and/or Guest are subject.
CONDITIONS: By entering the Contest, each entrant agrees for entrant and for entrant’s heirs, executors, and administrators (a) to release and hold harmless Contest Entities and each of their respective officers, directors, agents, and employees (collectively, “Released Parties”) from any liability, illness, injury, death, loss, litigation, or damage that may occur, directly or indirectly, whether caused by negligence or not, from such entrant’s participation in the Contest and/or entrant’s acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of Prize or any portion thereof (including any travel related thereto); (b) to indemnify Released Parties from any and all liability resulting or arising from the Contest and to hereby acknowledge that Released Parties have neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation, or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to Prize, including express warranties provided exclusively by prize supplier that are sent along with Prize; (c) if selected as a Winner, to the posting of such entrant’s name on the Sponsor’s website and the use by Released Parties of such name, city, state, likeness, image, and/or voice for purposes of advertising, promotion, and publicity in any and all media now or hereafter known, throughout the world in perpetuity, without additional compensation, notification, permission, or approval, and, upon request, to the giving of consent, in writing, to such use; and (d) to be bound by these Official Rules and to waive any right to claim any ambiguity or error therein or in the Contest itself, and to be bound by all decisions of the Sponsor, which are binding and final. Failure to comply with these conditions may result in disqualification from the Contest at Sponsor's sole discretion.
ADDITIONAL TERMS: Sponsor reserves the right to permanently disqualify from any promotion any person they believe has intentionally violated these Official Rules. Any attempt to deliberately damage the Contest or the operation thereof is unlawful and subject to legal action by Sponsor, who may seek damages to the fullest extent permitted by law. The failure of Sponsor to comply with any provision of these Official Rules due to an act of God, hurricane, war, fire, riot, earthquake, terrorism, act of public enemies, actions of governmental authorities outside of the control of Sponsor (excepting compliance with applicable codes and regulations), or other “force majeure” event will not be considered a breach of these Official Rules. Released Parties assume no responsibility for any injury or damage to entrants’ or to any other person’s computer relating to or resulting from entering or downloading materials or software in connection with the Contest. Released Parties are not responsible for telecommunications, network, electronic, technical, or computer failures of any kind; for inaccurate transcription of Entry information; for errors in any promotional or marketing materials or in these Official Rules; for any human or electronic error; or for Entries that are stolen, misdirected, garbled, delayed, lost, late, damaged, or returned. Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, modify, or suspend the Contest or any element thereof (including, without limitation, these Official Rules) without notice in any manner and for any reason (including, without limitation, in the event of any unanticipated occurrence that is not fully addressed in these Official Rules). In the event of cancellation, modification, or suspension, Sponsor reserves the right to select Winners in a random drawing from among all eligible, non-suspect Entries received prior to the time of the event warranting such cancellation, modification, or suspension. Notice of such cancellation, modification, or suspension will be posted on Sponsor’s website. Sponsor may prohibit any Entrant or potential entrant from participating in the Contest, if such Entrant or potential entrant shows a disregard for these Official Rules; acts with an intent to annoy, abuse, threaten, or harass any other Entrant, Sponsor, or Sponsor's agents or representatives; or behaves in any other disruptive manner (as determined in Sponsor's sole discretion). Sponsor reserves the right to modify these Official Rules for clarification purposes without materially affecting the terms and conditions of the Contest.
DISPUTES: THE CONTEST IS GOVERNED BY, AND WILL BE CONSTRUED IN ACCORDANCE WITH, THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA, AND THE FORUM AND VENUE FOR ANY DISPUTE SHALL BE IN LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA. IF THE CONTROVERSY OR CLAIM IS NOT OTHERWISE RESOLVED THROUGH DIRECT DISCUSSIONS OR MEDIATION, IT SHALL THEN BE RESOLVED BY FINAL AND BINDING ARBITRATION ADMINISTERED BY JUDICIAL ARBITRATION AND MEDIATION SERVICES, INC., IN ACCORDANCE WITH ITS STREAMLINED ARBITRATION RULES AND PROCEDURES OR SUBSEQUENT VERSIONS THEREOF (“JAMS RULES”). THE JAMS RULES FOR SELECTION OF AN ARBITRATOR SHALL BE FOLLOWED, EXCEPT THAT THE ARBITRATOR SHALL BE EXPERIENCED AND LICENSED TO PRACTICE LAW IN CALIFORNIA. ALL PROCEEDINGS BROUGHT PURSUANT TO THIS PARAGRAPH WILL BE CONDUCTED IN THE COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA. THE REMEDY FOR ANY CLAIM SHALL BE LIMITED TO ACTUAL DAMAGES, AND IN NO EVENT SHALL ANY PARTY BE ENTITLED TO RECOVER PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, INCLUDING ATTORNEY’S FEES OR OTHER SUCH RELATED COSTS OF BRINGING A CLAIM, OR TO RESCIND THIS AGREEMENT OR SEEK INJUNCTIVE OR ANY OTHER EQUITABLE RELIEF.
WINNER ANNOUNCEMENT: For the names of the Winners, available after September 8, 2023, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to be received by November 3, 2023 to: My Big Fat Greek Wedding 3 Wedding Contest, 100 Universal City Plaza, Building 2160, Suite 7C, Universal City, CA 91608, Attn: Focus Fe