Contest Rules


1. Eligibility

Ephraim Shores Holiday Contest (the Contest) is open to legal residents of the fifty

(50) United States and the District of Columbia who are at least eighteen (18) years

old at the time of entry. Employees of Ephraim Shores and other companies

associated with the promotion of the Contest, and their respective parents,

subsidiaries, affiliates and advertising and promotion agencies as well as the immediate

family (spouse, parents, siblings, and children) and household members of each such

employee are not eligible. The Contest is subject to federal, state, and local laws and


2. Sponsor

The Sweepstakes is sponsored by Ephraim Shores, located at 10018 Water Street (Hwy

42), PO Box 166, Ephraim, Wisconsin 54211.

3. Agreement to Official Rules

Participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes entrants full and unconditional agreement

to and acceptance of these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are

final and binding. Winning a prize is contingent upon being compliant with these Official

Rules and fulfilling all other requirements set forth herein.

4. Contest Period

The Contest begins on December 20, 2012 at 12:00PM Central and ends on January

03, 2013 at 12:00PM Central (the Contest Period). Entries that are submitted before

or after the Contest Period will be disqualified. Submissions will be accepted for the

duration of the Contest using any of the following methods: Online .

5. How to Enter

Online: This method of entry will be available by visiting our website (

Limit one (1) entry per person, per email address, and per household for the duration

of the Sweepstakes Period, regardless of method of entry. Entries received from any

person, e-mail address, or household in excess of the stated limitation will be void. All

entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned.

6. Prize Drawing

On or about January 03, 2013, the Sponsor will select potential winners in a random

drawing from among all eligible entries received. The odds of being selected depend

on the number of entries received. The Sponsor will attempt to notify the potential

winner via telephone or email on or about January 03, 2013. If the potential winner


cannot be contacted within five (5) days after the date of the first attempt to contact

him/her, the Sponsor may select an alternate potential winner in his/her place at

random from the remaining non-winning, eligible entries.

7. Winner Notification

The potential winners will be notified by email, mail or phone. Each potential Grand

and First Prize winner (parent/legal guardian if a minor in his/her state of residence) will

be required to complete, electronically sign and submit a Declaration of Compliance

within five (5) days of the date notice or attempted notice is sent, in order to claim

his/her prize. If a potential winner cannot be contacted, or fails to submit the

Declaration of Compliance within the required time period (if applicable), or prize is

returned as undeliverable, potential winner forfeits prize. If the potential winner is at

least 18 but still considered a minor in his/her jurisdiction of residence, Sponsor

reserves the right to award the prize in the name of his/her parent or legal guardian,

who will be required to sign the Declaration of Compliance on the potential winners

behalf and fulfill any other requirements imposed on winner set forth herein. Potential

winners must continue to comply with all terms and conditions of these Official Rules,

and winning is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements. In the event that a potential

winner is disqualified for any reason, Sponsor will award the applicable prize to an

alternate winner by random drawing from among all remaining eligible entries. Only

three (3) alternate drawings will be held, after which the prize will remain un-awarded.

Prizes will be fulfilled approximately 8-10 weeks after the conclusion of the


8. Prizes

A gift box with three Door County coffee samples and a set of snowman coasters.

9. General Conditions

In the event that the operation, security, or administration of the Contest is impaired in

any way for any reason, including, but not limited to fraud, virus, bug, worm,

unauthorized human intervention or other technical problem, or in the event the Contest

is unable to run as planned for any other reason, as determined by Sponsor in its sole

discretion, the Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, either (a) suspend the Contest to

address the impairment and then resume the Sweepstakes in a manner that best

conforms to the spirit of these Official Rules or (b) terminate the Sweepstakes and, in

the event of termination, award the prize at random from among the eligible, nonsuspect

entries received up to the time of the impairment. The Sponsor reserves the

right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the

entry process or the operation of the Contest or to be acting in violation of these

Official Rules or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Any attempt by any

person to damage the website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest

may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, the

Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages (including attorneys fees) and any other

remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Failure by the


Sponsor to enforce any provision of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of

that provision.

10. Release and Limitations of Liability

By participating in the Contest, entrants agree to release and hold harmless the

Sponsor, and each of their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and

promotion agencies, other companies associated with the Sweepstakes, and each of

their respective officers, directors, employees, shareholders, representatives, and

agents (the Released Parties) from and against any claim or cause of action arising out

of participation in the Contest or receipt or use of the prize (including any travel or

activity related thereto), including, but not limited to: (a) any technical errors associated

with the Contest, including lost, interrupted or unavailable Internet Service Provider

(ISP), network, server, wireless service provider, or other connections, availability or

accessibility or miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, telephone, cellular

tower or cable transmissions, lines, or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed,

or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures

or difficulties; (b) unauthorized human intervention in the Contest; (c) mechanical,

network, electronic, computer, human, printing or typographical errors; (d)application

downloads, (e) any other errors or problems in connection with the Contest, including,

without limitation, errors that may occur in the administration of the Contest, the

announcement of the winner, the cancellation or postponement of the event and/or the

flyover, if applicable, the incorrect downloading of the application the processing of

entries application downloads or in any Contest-related materials; or (f) injury, death,

losses or damages of any kind, to persons or property which may be caused, directly

or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrants participation in the Sweepstakes or

acceptance, receipt or misuse of the prize (including any travel or activity related

thereto). Entrant further agrees that in any cause of action, the Released Parties liability

will be limited to the cost of entering and participating in the Contest, and in no event

shall the entrant be entitled to receive attorneys fees. Released Parties are also not

responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by site users,

tampering, hacking, or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in

the Contest. Entrant waives the right to claim any damages whatsoever, including, but

not limited to, punitive, consequential, direct, or indirect damages.

11. Disputes

Except where prohibited, each entrant agrees that any and all disputes, claims and

causes of action arising out of, or connected with, the Sweepstakes or any prize

awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and

exclusively by the appropriate court located in Wisconsin. All issues and questions

concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official

Rules, entrants rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of the Sponsor in

connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance

with, the laws of Wisconsin, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of

law rules, which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than



12. Privacy

Information collected from entrants is subject to sponsors privacy policy.

13. Winner List

To request the name of the winner send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to

Ephraim Shores. Winner List requests will only be accepted after the promotion

end date (listed above). For the Winner List, you can also send an email.


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