Official Free “I Do” Contest Rules & Eligibility

THIS Contest IS OFFERED ONLY TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OMAHA, NEBRASKA AND SURROUNDING AREAS WHO HAVE BEEN AFFECTED BY COVID-19. VOID OUTSIDE OF NEBRASKA.

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN: The DC Centre Free “I DO” Contest is designed to give one couple a free wedding package (ERV of $31,540) that has been affected by COVID-19 for a wedding date of March 27, 2021 for 150 guests. The couple will submit a video talking about their relationship, engagement, etc. After entry is received and approved by DC Centre, the public will vote for the top 3 finalists on the DC Centre Bridal Show website (https://dccentrebridalshow.com). The winner will be chosen out of the top 3 finalists by a panel made up of DC Centre executives and participating businesses and announced live at the DC Centre Winter Bridal Show on January 10, 2021.

AGREEMENT TO OFFICIAL RULES: By participating in this Contest, Entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and by the decisions of DC Centre and its Partners which are final in all matters relating to this Contest. Limit one entry per person with valid proof of eligibility. One couple will receive the grand prize and have their wedding on March 27, 2021. The Contest submission period begins at 12:00 a.m. C.S.T. on November 1, 2020, and ends at 11:59 p.m. C.S.T. on December 1, 2020 (the "Submission Period"). The Sponsor of this Contest is DC Centre Banquet Facility, 11830 Stonegate Dr., Omaha, Nebraska, 68164. Sponsor’s Partners are businesses that are participating or contributing to the contest. DC Centre may continue to add partners and increase the Grand Prize until December 1 when voting begins. The Contest will operate as described below, on or about the stated dates:

Submission Period (11/1/20 – 11/30/20): Videos are submitted according to the "How to Enter" description in Section 3 of the Official Rules.
Voting Period (12/1/20 - 12/31/20): Videos are available to view on DC Centre’s Bridal Show Website. The Three (3) video with the most "votes" during the Voting Period (as of 11:59 p.m. C.S.T on December 31, 2020) will become "Finalists."
Top Three (3) Finalist Videos will be announced via DC Centre’s social media and on https://dccentrebridalshow.com on or about January 1, 2021.
Judging Period: (1/1/21 – 1/9/21): Finalist videos will be viewed by a panel of judges composed of DC Centre executives and participating businesses.
They will be selected in the sole discretion of the Sponsor and will be judged according to the criteria described in Section 5 of the Official Rules. One Grand Prize Winner will be selected.
Notification Period: (1/10/21 – 1/17/21): Sponsor shall attempt to contact Grand Prize Winner via the email and phone number provided, (WHO WILL FORMALLY ACCEPT OR DECLINE IN WRITING). Should we be unable to contact the winner, or the winner declines, an alternate, will be chosen as described in Section 6 of the Official Rules.
One Grand Prize Winner will be announced live at our DC Centre Winter Bridal Show on or about 1/10/21, 3:00pm C.S.T.

ELIGIBILITY: This Contest is open only to residents of Omaha, Nebraska and surrounding metro areas who are committed to a wedding date of March 27, 2021 and who are 18 years of age and older as of Jan 1, 2020. Employees and directors of DC Centre, all “Partners”, its affiliated companies and companies associated with the implementation, administration and fulfillment of the Contest and individuals employed by Partners or who contract with Partners or its affiliated companies, such as photographers, videographers, editors or sales consultants and their immediate family ARE NOT ELIGIBLE. The term “immediate family” includes spouses, siblings, parents, children, grandparents, and grandchildren, whether as “in-laws,” or by current or past marriage(s), remarriage(s), adoption, cohabitation or other family extension, and any other persons residing at the same household whether or not related. Currently booked clients of DC Centre ARE NOT ELIGIBLE. Entry constitutes Entrant's certification that he/she meets the eligibility requirements set forth in these official rules. Sponsor reserves the right to verify eligibility of any potential winner. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.

HOW TO ENTER: To enter, upload your submission video to YouTube. The video can be no more than 3 minutes long.

Then go to this link on the DC Centre Bridal Show website to register your submission: https://dccentrebridalshow.com/contest. You must completely and accurately submit all required information to enter. All information provided is subject to Sponsor’s Privacy Policy, which can be found at https://dccentrebridalshow.com/privacy-policy. Once we verify all necessary information, the video submitted on YouTube will be added to DC Centre’s Bridal Show Contest page.

All Submissions must be received by 11:59 p.m. C.S.T. on Monday, Nov. 30, 2020. Sponsor is not responsible for late or unsuccessful attempts to enter. Sponsor reserves the right to allow for minor fluctuations between the Entrant's timing device and the actual runtime of the Submission on the Contest Homepage, based on clear intent to comply with the Official Rules, as determined in the Sponsor's sole discretion. The Entrant should be able to provide on request all appropriate clearances, permissions and releases for the Video Submission, including releases from the submitting Entrant and any third parties appearing in the Submission. Incomplete, corrupted, untimely, or unintelligible entries will be disqualified. If for any reason an Entrant's entry is confirmed to have been erroneously deleted, lost, or otherwise destroyed or corrupted, Entrant's sole remedy is another entry in the Contest, Sponsor reserves the right to determine in its sole discretion which entries have satisfied the entry requirements. ELIGIBLE ENTRANTS MUST SUBMIT THEIR ONE ENTRY IN ACCORDANCE WITH THESE OFFICIAL RULES. NO OTHER METHOD OF SUBMISSION WILL BE ACCEPTED.

Video Submission Requirements

So what's in this video? It must:

Be a maximum of three (3) minutes in length;
Be submitted in one of the formats that YouTube accepts. Any other formats submitted and/or exceeding the time limit will be disqualified. Comply with YouTube terms of service and specifications for user submissions and/or video uploads, which are incorporated herein and made a part of these Official Rules, located at http://www.youtube.com/t/terms and as may otherwise be posted on the YouTube website.

Videos must NOT:

Exceed three (3) minutes in play time;
Contain material which is (or promotes activities which are) sexually explicit, obscene, pornographic, violent, self-mutilating (e.g., relating to murder, the sales of weapons, cruelty, abuse, etc.), discriminatory (based on race, sex, religion, natural origin, physical disability, sexual orientation or age), illegal (e.g. underage drinking, substance abuse, computer hacking, etc.), offensive, threatening, profane, or harassing;
Include mention or performance of any copyrighted media production including but not limited to music, films, books, television programming, etc., or identifying descriptions of any media property.
Contain material that violates or infringes another's rights, including but not limited to material that violates privacy, publicity or intellectual property rights, or that constitutes copyright infringement. Without limiting the foregoing, Video Submissions must not include third party trademarks, logos, insignia, location signage, photographs, artwork, or sculptures. Use music that isn't originally written, performed and produced by you, the Entrant. We're not saying this because we don't love music; we really do! It's because we don't want to violate the copyright of musicians and artists. All music featured in any video must be publicly available and broadcast on a license-free, no compensation basis.
Include third parties, including but not limited to minors, celebrities and friends who have not expressly authorized Entrants to display their image, likeness or voice in any submitted video or otherwise use such image, likeness or voice in accordance with these Official Rules.
By entering, each Entrant represents and warrants that his or her entry (and Sponsor's and its designees' use thereof) does not and will not defame or otherwise violate the rights of any third party and does not and will not violate any federal, state, or local laws or ordinances. Entrant further represents and warrants that he or she has secured the requisite consent from any third party referenced or appearing in their entries. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any entry that it believes violates any of the Video Submission Requirements, does not otherwise comply with these Official Rules, or that is not consistent with the spirit and theme of the Contest. Entrants will retain copyright in their work, but each Entrant grants to DC Centre a non-exclusive, worldwide, perpetual, assignable, royalty-free license to publish, reproduce, distribute, display, perform, create derivative works, transmit or disseminate the Works in all media or platforms whether now known or hereafter invented. Entrant also waives any and all moral rights in the Works with respect to any use by DC Centre. Sponsor and its designees shall have the perpetual, worldwide right to publish and use the entries in any way, and in any media for trade, advertising, promotional, and/or other purposes as Sponsor and/or its designees may determine without further consideration to Entrant or any third party.

VIEWING PERIOD: Videos shall be available for viewing once they are submitted and approved. Video views generated by a script, macro or other automated means will be disqualified. There will be a voting feature on the DC Centre Bridal Show Contest page. The three (3) eligible videos with the most "votes" during the Viewing Period (12:00 a.m. C.S.T. on 12/1/20 to 11:59 p.m. E.D.T. on 12/31/20) shall be deemed Finalists. In the event of a tie, the Sponsor may expand the number of finalists beyond 3 in order to include tied entries. All decisions of the Sponsor are final on all aspects of the Contest. Finalist videos may be displayed on various DC Centre-branded media, at the sole discretion of Sponsor.

JUDGING PERIOD: The Judging Period begins on 1/1/21 and ends on 1/9/21. A panel of judges ("Judges") selected by Sponsor, in its sole discretion, will judge the three (3) Finalists and select a Grand Prize Winner.


WINNER NOTIFICATION AND ANNOUNCEMENT: The potential Grand Prize Winner, as determined by the Judges, will be notified by the email and phone number Entrant provided prior to the DC Centre Bridal Show on January 10, 2021. The failure to respond timely to the notification may result in forfeiture of participation in the Contest and, in such case, Sponsor will select an alternate Grand Prize Winner according to the Judges' results. The potential Grand Prize Winner will be required to execute and return a notarized affidavit of eligibility and liability/publicity release (where legally permissible) and other documents required by the Sponsor within a reasonable amount of time, as determined by the Sponsor in its sole discretion. If a potential Grand Prize Winner cannot be contacted by Email and phone after the first attempt to contact him or her, or if he or she fails to sign and return the affidavit of eligibility and liability/publicity release within the required time period (if applicable), or if he or she is unavailable to participate in the Grand Prize meeting on January 10, 2021 at our DC Centre Winter Bridal Show, the potential Grand Prize Winner will be disqualified and an alternate entry will be selected in his or her place from the other 2 finalists received according to the judging criteria described above. Only one alternate winner selection will be made, after which any remaining prizes will remain unawarded.

PRIZE RESTRICTIONS: All prizes are awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee express or implied by DC Centre and its Partners. DC Centre and its Partners disclaim all and any liability for the actual provision, quality or nature of any third party product or service accepted by the winner. The awarding of any prize is contingent upon full compliance with these Official Rules. Odds of Winning: The total number of valid entries received will determine odds of winning. Each entry will have an equal chance of winning. No cash or other substitution of prize is available, except DC Centre and its Partners may substitute another prize of comparable value if it determines in its sole discretion that the advertised prize package is no longer available and subject to all other eligibility restrictions set forth above. Prize may not be transferred, GIFTED OR SOLD.

The Grand Prize’s estimated retail value is currently $31,540. DC Centre may continue to add partners and increase the Grand Prize until December 1 when voting begins. The Grand Prize currently includes the following partners and prizes:
  • A&D Printing - $325 prize includes 150 custom save the date postcards, 150 custom invitations with envelopes, 1 24"x36" welcome sign.
  • AAA The Auto Club Group - $3,000 prize includes a travel voucher.
  • Chair Cover Elegance - $150 prize includes chair covers and sashes for head table and 3 reserve tables.
  • Christopher Tierney Photography - $2,000 prize includes full coverage photography of wedding day and right to print images.
  • Dinner4Two - $500 prize includes a 4pc knife set.
  • DC Centre Banquet Facility - $10,576 prize includes reception room charge, tables, chairs, linens, place settings, server(s), bartender(s), banquet captain, bridal suite, groom's room, security, silver menu option, bronze beverage option, wall of lights, ceiling drape treatment with lights, lights under head table, cake table, gift table, outdoor ceremony.
  • Ellynne Bridal - $1,299 prize includes a bridal gown of choice up to $1,299. No cash value. Not good toward the balance of a gown.
  • FadeUp Design Group - $599 prize includes uplighting.
  • Gary Planck Wedding Officiant - $200 prize includes officiating services and meeting with couple to discuss the ceremony, the rehearsal and the wedding.
  • Holiday Inn Express - $259.99 prize includes 1 bridal suite on March 27, 2021.
  • Mary Kay - $75 prize includes spa bath products.
  • MyAmorraes Heavenly Events - $9,738.68 includes over $2,000 in flowers, crystal chandeliers table decor, crystal rhinestone candle holders, crystal candelabra. Crystal bridal Bouquet and Boutonniere.
  • Ollie the Trolley - $450 prize includes transportation from DC Centre to a location at the bride's/groom's discretion and returned to DC Centre (1 hour).
  • Pure Romance - $200 prize includes his/hers/ours package, products for him, her & them to enjoy together.
  • RDExtreme Entertainment - $1,000 prize includes DJ services for ceremony and reception.
  • Seven Salon - $150 prize includes bridal updo, veil placement and bridal makeup.
  • The Cake Gallery - $500 prize includes 3 tiered wedding cake and sheet cake for up to 150 servings total.
  • Tip Top Tux - $229.99 prize includes 1 free tuxedo/suit rental for the groom.

  • GENERAL CONDITIONS: ANY ATTEMPT BY A PARTICIPANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE, TAMPER WITH THE ENTRY PROCESS, OR OTHERWISE UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO COOPERATE IN THE PROSECUTION OF ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL(S) AND TO PURSUE ALL REMEDIES TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. Failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.By participating, Entrants agree (a) to release and indemnify and hold harmless DC Centre and its Partners, its parents and affiliated companies and their respective directors, officers, members, manager, employees and agents from and against any and all liability or claims resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from their participation in the contest and the acceptance and use of the prize as further set forth below; and (b) the use of names, video, voices, photos, or likeness in advertising or publicity related to the contest and/or the DC Centre and its Partners exclusive permission in all media, including the posting of the winner's name on https://dccentre.com, https://dccentrebridalshow.com and all DC Centre social media. Decisions of DC Centre are final and binding in all respects.

    LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY: DC Centre is not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by website users or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the contest or by any technical or human error which may occur. DC Centre assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or unauthorized access to, or alteration of information submitted; nor is it responsible for any problem or technical malfunction of any equipment or system, or for any late, lost or undelivered mail. If for any reason the Contest cannot run as planned, including for any cause which corrupts or affects the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the contest, DC Centre reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate or modify the Contest. Notice of any such action will be posted at http://www.dccentre.com. If the Contest is terminated or canceled, DC Centre shall select the winner in a random drawing from among entries legitimately received prior to the event causing such termination or cancellation. Failure to comply with any published contest rules is grounds for immediate disqualification from the contest. DC Centre Banquet facility reserves the right to disqualify any entry not conforming to the rules of the promotion at any time. DC Centre Banquet facility and its contest and promotional partners assume no responsibility for entry fraud committed by any entrant. All issues and questions concern the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, Participants’ 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 the State of Nebraska without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of Nebraska or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than Nebraska.


    A copy of these Official Rules may be found at www.dccentrebridalshow.com or Participants may request a copy of the Official Rules by e-mailing info@dccentre.com.

    Participants may contact DC Centre via e-mail at info@dccentre.com with any questions or for a list of winners.
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