17 October 2010

49 Words Contest (prize: Bigmouth Hobo handbag worth $650)

Post date: 17 October 2010
Deadline: 13 November 2010

Activation: 49 Words

Official Rules

No purchase necessary. Void where prohibited. You need not be present to win.

Contest: From October 13, 2010 through November 13, 2010, 49 Square Miles (the “Company”) will promote a contest (the “Contest”), by means of the Internet, which will give entrants the opportunity to win a prize as detailed below (the “Prize”).

Eligibility: To be eligible to win the Prize, each contestant must be at least 18 years old and must be a resident of the United States. Each contestant may enter the Contest as many times as he or she desires by following the entry instructions provided below. Any individual who has performed services for the Company within the past six months, and any relative of such an individual, is not eligible to win the Prize.

Entry Instructions: To enter the Contest, individuals must take the steps outlined below. (Each individual will need to be a registered member of Facebook.com in order to enter the Contest.)

1. Go to the Company’s website at the URL http://www.49sqmi.com.

2. Click the “Facebook” link at the bottom of the homepage to visit the Company’s Facebook fan page.

3. Click the “Like” button at the top of the Company’s Facebook fan page.

4. Write a 49-word description of San Francisco (in English), and “share” it on the “wall” of the Company’s Facebook fan page (the “Wall”).

The Company will allow descriptions containing more than 49 words to be posted on the Wall during the Contest, but such descriptions will not qualify as entries. Images shared will not qualify as entries. All entries must be submitted on or before November 13, 2010 and will be displayed on the Company’s Facebook microsite. By entering, each contestant agrees to be bound by the rules set forth herein.

Winner Selection: The winner of the Prize (the “Winner”) will be determined on November 19, 2010, in the sole discretion of the Company, by a vote of certain Company employees. The Company will notify the Winner of his or her victory by sending a direct message to him or her via Facebook by no later than November 19, 2010. The Winner will have 72 hours to respond to the Company’s message in order to claim the Prize. If the Winner fails to respond in this timeframe, he or she may forfeit the Prize. In this event, the Company may, in its sole discretion, select another Contest winner. Said process will be repeated until the Prize is awarded. After the Prize is awarded, the Company will publicly announce the recipient on the Company’s Facebook fan page.

Prize: The Winner will receive a Bigmouth Hobo handbag from the Company. The approximate total value of the Prize is [$650]. There are no other prizes, and the Prize is non-transferable. There will be no cash or other substitutions awarded in lieu of the Prize.

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