Contests and Promotions Rules

Current Rules

Tedeschi Trucks Band Win Before You Can Buy Sweepstakes:


By participating in the “Tedeschi Trucks Band” Sweepstakes (hereinafter “Sweepstakes”), participants in the Sweepstakes (each a “Participant”) acknowledge reading, and further accept and agree to be bound by these Official Rules. Any violation of these rules may result in disqualification. All decisions by Milwaukee World Festival, Inc. (“MWF”) regarding the Sweepstakes are final and binding in all respects.

  1. SWEEPSTAKES PERIOD. This Sweepstakes is a two day Sweepstakes.  The Sweepstakes will run from Tuesday, February 21, 2023 at 9:00am CST through Wednesday, February 22, 2023 at 11:59pm CST. MWF’s computer is the official time-keeping device for the Sweepstakes. One winner will be chosen.
  2. ELIGIBILITY.  The Sweepstakes is only open to legal residents of the United States who, at the time of entry are 18 years of age or older and are not considered a minor in their state of residence. Full-time benefited MWF employees, agents, successors, assignees, officers, and/or directors or their Immediate Families (defined below), and MWF’s consultants, licensees, contractors, and any individual employed to work at the Henry Maier Festival Park grounds during any MWF-produced event within the past  year, and officers, directors, agents, successors, assignees, employees and former employees of any company providing or otherwise associated with a Prize (as defined below), if any (the “Sponsor Entities”) and their Immediate Families and any other persons engaged with the production and/or the administration of any MWF event and/or Sweepstakes (collectively, the “Companies”) are not eligible to enter. For the purpose of administering this Sweepstakes, “Immediate Family” includes spouses, parents, children and siblings (including stepparents, stepchildren and stepsiblings) of the employee, former employee, agent, successor, assignee, officer and/or director of MWF or the Sponsor Entities. Participants who win Prizes must present a government issued photo ID prior to the awarding of any Prize.
  3. HOW TO ENTER. During the Sweepstakes period, Participants will navigate to the exclusive giveaway web page that will be posted on the BMO Pavilion Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram pages and emailed to individuals on the BMO Pavilion email list. Participants must fill out the required form on the web page to be entered in the Sweepstakes. Upon submitting the form, users will be automatically entered into the Sweepstakes. MWF shall provide an alternative method of entry (AMOE) upon request. No purchase necessary. Limit 1 entry per person. Participants who submit or attempt to submit more than 1 entry by using multiple/different accounts, identities, registrations, or logins or through any other methods will be disqualified from participating in the Sweepstakes. In the event of a dispute as to the owner of any entry, the authorized account holder of the account used to enter will be deemed to be the Participant.
  4. WINNER SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION. One winner will be chosen during the Sweepstakes period, as follows: one winner will be drawn randomly from eligible entries on Thursday, February 23, 2023 on or after 9:00am CST. The odds of winning the Prize are based upon the total number of eligible entries during the Sweepstakes period. The winner will be notified via email address provided on the entry form.
  5. PRIZE. Winner will receive two tickets to see Tedeschi Trucks Band at BMO Pavilion on July 20, 2023. There will be no substitutions of or exceptions to the selection, including in the event the performance does not occur through no fault of MWF. Verifiable Prize value: $84
  6. PRIZE DELIVERY.  The Prize Winners must meet all requirements for eligibility to participate in the Sweepstakes and/or complete, sign, and return an Affidavit of Eligibility and Publicity Release, a Release of Liability, present a government issued photo ID, and provide or execute any additional documents requested by MWF (collectively, the “Required Documents”) prior to receiving the Prize. MWF will accept an electronic signature on this paperwork. Failure to meet these requirements may result in forfeiture of the Prize, which may not be awarded. If a Prize is eligible to be sent to a Winner, MWF shall bear the costs of such delivery. MWF is not responsible for lost, late, misdirected, postage due, incorrect, illegible, or incomplete Required Documents, which may result in forfeiture, delay, and/or failure to receive the Prize. The Prize may also be picked up from the MWF headquarters at 639 E. Summerfest Place, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53202, during normal business hours. MWF will not pay any travel costs for the Prize Winner to pick up the Prize. Prizes that are not claimed within 90 days of the winning notification shall be forfeited.
  7. TAXES.  Any federal, state and/or local income and other taxes, if any, are the Prize Winner’s sole responsibility.
  8. NO PRIZE TRANSFER OR SUBSTITUTION. No Prize is transferable or redeemable for cash. If the Prize Winner attempts to resell a Prize, including online or through a ticket reseller, MWF reserves the right to immediately rescind the Prize. There are no substitutions for the Prize. If a Prize Winner would like to relinquish the Prize, for any reason, they must contact MWF to coordinate a Prize drop off.
  9. CONSENT AND RELEASE. By entering the Sweepstakes, each Participant releases and discharges MWF, the Sponsor Entities, and any other party associated with the development or administration of this Sweepstakes, including any social media host website and platform, their parent, subsidiary, and affiliated entities, and each of their respective officers, directors, members, shareholders, employees, independent contractors, agents, representatives, successors and assigns (collectively, “Release Entities”), from any and all liability whatsoever in connection with this Sweepstakes, including without limitation legal claims, costs, injuries, losses or damages, demands or actions of any kind (including without limitation personal injuries, death, damage to, loss or destruction or property, rights of publicity or privacy, defamation, or portrayal in a false light) (collectively, “Claims”). If a Participant provides an email address or posts artwork or other content during the course of the Sweepstakes or music show that is the subject of the Prize, it may be used for future marketing, promotional, or advertising purposes, including by the Sponsor Entities, without compensation to the Participant. This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with the social media or other online platform upon which it is administered or advertised. Except where prohibited: (i) acceptance of the Prize constitutes the consent of Prize Winner, without further compensation, to use the name and likeness of Prize Winner for editorial, advertising and publicity purposes by MWF and/or others authorized by MWF; (ii) acceptance of a prize by Prize Winner constitutes Prize Winner’s release of the Release Entities of any and all Claims in connection with the administration of this Sweepstakes; and (iii) Prize Winner will be required to sign the Required Documents and provide them to MWF before receiving the Prize.  Nothing in these rules shall be construed to create a relationship between the Prize Winner and MWF or the Sponsor Entities other than as expressly set forth herein. No Winner is authorized to and shall not use, recreate, or assert an interest in MWF’s trademarks, including the “Smile logo”® and the name Summerfest ®.
  10. DISCLAIMERS. (i) Entries that are lost, late, misdirected, incorrect, garbled, distorted, torn, illegible, or incompletely received for any reason, including by reason of hardware, software, browser, or network failure, malfunction, congestion, or incompatibility at MWF’s servers or elsewhere, will not be eligible. In the event of a dispute, entries will be deemed submitted by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at the time of entry. “Authorized account holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet Access Provider, online service provider, or other organization (e.g., business, educational institute, email service provider) that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. (ii) MWF, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify any person tampering with the entry process or the operation of the web site. Use of bots or other automated processes to enter is prohibited and may result in disqualification at the sole discretion of MWF. (iii) MWF further reserves the right to cancel, terminate or modify the Sweepstakes if it is not capable of completion as planned, including by reason of infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, inclement weather, technical failures of any sort, or other force majeure events (iv) MWF is not responsible for errors in the administration or fulfillment of this Sweepstakes, including without limitation mechanical, human, printing, distribution or production errors, and may modify or cancel this Sweepstakes based upon such error at its sole discretion without liability. (v) MWF AND THE SPONSOR ENTITIES MAKE NO WARRANTIES, REPRESENTATIONS OR GUARANTEES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, IN FACT OR IN LAW, AS REGARDS THIS SWEEPSTAKES OR THE MERCHANTABILITY, QUALITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE REGARDING ANY PRIZE OR ANY COMPONENT OF ANY PRIZE. (vi) CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY A PARTICIPANT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE A VIOLATION OF LAW AND, SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, MWF RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK REMEDIES AND DAMAGES (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ATTORNEYS’ FEES AND CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES) FROM ANY SUCH PARTICIPANT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW, INCLUDING CRIMINAL PROSECUTION.
  11. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. This Sweepstakes is void where prohibited by law. If all or any part of this Sweepstakes is prohibited or regulated by the laws or regulations of a particular jurisdiction, MWF reserves the right to disqualify Participants, change, alter or modify eligibility and prize structure (including without limitation the right to limit participation in the Sweepstakes) or to suspend or cancel the Sweepstakes as may be necessary, in MWF’s sole discretion, to comply with such laws or regulations. As a response to continuing guidance and regulation from City of Milwaukee Health Officials, MWF reserves the right to suspend any music show that is the subject of the Prize and/or to impose any health safety measure, which shall be immediately adopted by the Prize Winner as a condition of winning the Sweepstakes. MWF reserves the right to suspend, reschedule, or cancel the Event that is the subject of this Sweepstakes.
  12. DISPUTE RESOLUTION. As a condition of participation in this Sweepstakes, all Participants agree that any and all disputes which cannot be resolved between or among any Participant(s), and MWF, and/or the Sponsor Entities , and all causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, shall be resolved individually in a state or federal court located in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, and under the laws of the State of Wisconsin, without giving effect to conflict of laws principles. All Participants consent to the jurisdiction and venue of such state and federal courts and waive any rights they may have to a trial before a jury in connection with any such dispute. All judgments or awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket damages (excluding attorneys’ fees unless otherwise set forth in these Official Rules) associated with participation in this Sweepstakes and shall not include any indirect, punitive, incidental and/or consequential damages unless otherwise set forth in these Official Rules.
  1. MWF’s RIGHTS.This Sweepstakes is sponsored by MWF, located at 639 E. Summerfest Place, Milwaukee, WI 53202. MWF’s decisions on all matters relating to this Sweepstakes will be final, including cancellation of this Sweepstakes or revocation of any Prizes. MWF reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to alter or amend these Official Rules and its procedures in administering the Sweepstakes and to establish additional rules or procedures in the operation of this Sweepstakes should MWF, in its sole discretion, so desire.