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Official Sweepstakes Rules


Great Clips would like to send two cosmetology school educators to the Great Clips 40th Anniversary Convention taking place on October 16-18, 2022, at the Minneapolis Convention Center located at 1301 Second Ave South, Minneapolis, MN 55403 “The Show”. Simply visit the Great Clips Booth at the Career Educators Alliance Event taking place in Las Vegas, NV for details and to enter.

1. Eligibility:
The Great Clips All In Convention Sweepstakes (‘Sweepstakes’) is open to U.S. residents the age of majority or older in their state or jurisdiction of residence, who is currently employed as an educator in an accredited cosmetology program, and meets all requirements and obligations of these Official Rules. This promotion is void anywhere else prohibited by law.
The Sweepstakes is sponsored by Great Clips, Inc. (“Sponsor”).  All employees, officers, directors and agents and their immediate families or any members of their households, regardless of relationship, of Sponsors or any advertising agency or other company involved with the design, production, execution or distribution of this Sweepstakes are not eligible to participate in the Sweepstakes or to win any prize.
Any entry received from an ineligible individual will be deemed void.  By submitting an entry or accepting a prize, entrants accept and agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which shall be final on all matters.

2. How to Enter:
Eligible entrants may enter to win by stopping by the Great Clips Booth at the CEA Event on July 9-10, 2022 being held at The Mirage Hotel in Las Vegas, 3400 S Las Vegas Blvd., Las Vegas, NV  89109 (“The Event”) for entry instruction.  Entrants will be directed to the entry page in the Formstack application, which will facilitate entry.  To enter, the entrants must submit all information requested, including name, place of employment/school, email address, etc.  Once submitted, you will be entered into the Sweepstakes.  Sponsors assumes no responsibility for lost, illegible, incomplete, unconfirmed, damaged, late or misdirected entries, all of which will be void. One entry per person.  You must be in attendance at the Event and submit your entry before Sponsor closes its Event booth to enter.

3. Sweepstakes Period:
The Entry Period begins when Sponsor opens its booth at the Event on July 9, 2022 and ends when Sponsor’s booth is closed at the end of the Event on July 10, 2022, after which time the Sweepstakes will close and no further entries shall be accepted. Sponsors are not responsible for incomplete or incorrect entries or lost, illegible, incomplete, unconfirmed, damaged, late or misdirected entries, all of which will be void.  Additionally, Sponsors are not responsible for any technical malfunctions of the Formstack app, computer online systems, computer equipment, software, program malfunctions or other failures, delayed computer transactions or network connections that are human, mechanical or technical in nature, or any combination thereof which affect entries.  Sponsors reserve the right, in their sole discretion, to disqualify any individual found to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes; to be acting in violation of these Official Rules; or to be acting with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. Any use of robotic, automatic, programmed or similar entry methods will void all such entries submitted by such methods.

4. Prizes and Selection of Winners:
Two (2) Grand Prizes will be awarded. The prize will consist of a trip for (1) one to attend The Show in Minneapolis, MN from October 16-18, 2022. This trip will include: Round trip coach air travel for winner from a major commercial airport near winner’s residence to Minneapolis, MN, standard hotel room for two (2) nights. One (1) ticket for entry to The Show for each day of The Show. One (1) $100 Visa gift card will also be provided for any additional food/beverage or travel expenses.  Airline and hotel will be reserved by the Sponsor and is the sole discretion of the Sponsor.  Travel must take place to facilitate attendance at The Show on dates and times chosen by Sponsor. (Estimated value of each prize: $2,000 USD depending on cost of airline tickets and hotel charges). Grand Prize winners will be selected in a random drawing on or around July 11, 2022.  The drawing will be conducted by the Sponsor, and the winners will be selected from all eligible entries received.  Odds of winning are dependent on the number of eligible entries received.

Additional Prize ConditionsAll costs and expenses associated with prize acceptance and use not specified herein as being provided, including but not limited to ground transportation costs, gratuities and other expenses incurred by accepting and using the prize are the sole responsibility of winner. The Prize is non-transferable and non-assignable, with no cash redemption except at Sponsor’s sole and absolute discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute any prize (or any portion thereof) with a prize of comparable or greater value at its sole and absolute discretion. Any discrepancy between the ARV listed above and the actual value of the Prize will not be awarded in cash or other form of compensation. Winner agree to comply with all applicable travel and venue regulations in connection with the prize, as applicable.  Sponsor and The Show entities reserve the right to remove or to deny entry to winner if they engage in a disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person at the game, event, Show or exhibition.  The Show tickets awarded as prize may not be resold or offered for resale. Any such resale may result in disqualification and prize forfeiture, and may invalidate the license granted by the ticket(s). Prize winner is also responsible for obtaining any travel insurance (and all other forms of insurance) they deem advisable at their option and hereby acknowledge that Sponsor has not and will not obtain or provide travel insurance or any other form of insurance on their behalf.  Lost, stolen or damaged tickets will not be replaced or exchanged. If the winner declines to participate in any aspect of the prize, including the entire itinerary as arranged by the Sponsor, or is unable to fulfill Sweepstakes requirements or if, by reason of accident, illness or emergency, the person is unable to travel or must return home early, or if the individual’s participation is terminated by the Sponsor prior to trip completion, there will be no cash compensation. 

Winners may be notified by phone, email or in person by the Sponsor and must respond within five (5) days of being notified or the prize may be forfeited and another entrant chosen.  Sponsor may, at its option, conduct a background check on each potential winner. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any potential winner from receiving any prize based on such background check if Sponsor determines, in its sole discretion that awarding any prize to such potential winner could result in a safety or security risk to any person or persons or could result in the disruption of any event associated with the Sweepstakes.

Except where or to the extent prohibited by law, before being awarded a prize, the potential winner may be required to sign and return within the time stipulated by the Sponsor an Affidavit of Eligibility, Release of Liability, and/or a Publicity Release stating that (i) he/she has read and understood the Official Rules, (ii) grants all consents required, (iii) authorizes the Sponsor to broadcast, publish and disseminate his/her name, city of residence, photograph, likeness, statements, voice and submitted materials in connection with any promotion or publicity, and/or for general news, entertainment and information purposes at no additional compensation to the potential winner beyond the awarding of the prize, (iv) accepts the prize as offered (where applicable), and (v) releases Sponsor (and its affiliated and related companies, advertising and promotional agencies, the parties engaged by Sponsor to assist it in administering the Sweepstakes and their respective shareholders, directors, officers, employees, agents, representatives, successors and assigns) from any liability in connection with the prize (and all portions thereof) and/or this Sweepstakes.  If the potential winner cannot be contacted; is ineligible; fails to return the completed and executed Releases; if the prize notification is returned undeliverable; or if the potential winner otherwise fails to fully comply with these Official Rules, he/she will forfeit that prize and the prize may be awarded to an alternate winner as selected by the Sponsor.  

5. Odds of Winning:
Odds of winning are dependent on the number of eligible entries received.

6. Waiver of Liability/Publicity Release:
IN NO EVENT WILL SPONSOR, OR ITS RESPECTIVE PARENTS, AFFILIATES, SUBSIDIARIES, ADVERTISING AND SWEEPSTAKES AGENCIES, DEALERS, DISTRIBUTORS, SUPPLIERS, PRIZE PROVIDERS AND THEIR RESPECTIVE DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, REPRESENTATIVES AND AGENTS BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR LOSSES OF ANY KIND (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES) ARISING OUT OF PARTICIPATION IN THIS SWEEPSTAKES OR THE ACCEPTANCE, POSSESSION, USE, OR MISUSE OF, OR ANY HARM RESULTING FROM THE ACCEPTANCE, POSSESSION, USE OR MISUSE OF THE PRIZE OR ANY PRIZE-RELATED ACTIVITY.  By participating in the Sweepstakes and submitting an entry, each Entrant agrees to (i) be bound by these Official Rules, including all entry requirements, and (ii) waive any and all claims against the Sponsor, Prize suppliers and each of their respective parents, affiliated companies, subsidiaries, officers, directors, employees, agents, licensees, distributors, dealers, retailers, printers, representatives and advertising and promotion agencies, and any and all other companies associated with the Sweepstakes, and all of their respective officers, directors, employees, agents and representatives (collectively, “Released Parties”) for any injury, damage or loss to person or property, of any kind and nature, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO CLAIMS/ACTIONS BASED ON PUBLICITY RIGHTS, DEFAMATION, AND/OR INVASION OF PRIVACY that may occur, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from the participation in the Sweepstakes or from the receipt or use of any Prize (or any portion thereof) or any travel or activity related to the receipt or use of any Prize (or any portion thereof). 

7. Privacy/Use of Personal Information:
By participating in the Sweepstakes, entrant: (i) grants to the Sponsor the right to use his/her name, place of employment/school, mailing address, telephone number, and e-mail address (“Personal Information”) for the purpose of administering the Sweepstakes, including but not limited to contacting and announcing the Winners; (ii) grants to the Sponsor the right to collect, use and disclose his/her Personal Information for publicity and promotional purposes relating to the Sweepstakes, in any and all media now known or hereafter devised, without further compensation unless prohibited by law; and (iii) acknowledges that the Sponsor may disclose his/her Personal Information to third-party agents in connection with any of the activities listed in (i) above. Participants will have the opportunity to opt-in to receive electronic communications via email or text messages, including news, events, career opportunities and other related content pursuant to the Talent Community Privacy Notice at:

8. Program Changes and Errors:
Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to modify, terminate, or suspend this Sweepstakes, subject to state law.

9. General Conditions:
Released Parties are not responsible for stolen, late, incomplete, illegible, inaccurate, misdirected, lost, misrouted, scrambled, damaged, delayed, undelivered, mutilated, postage-due or garbled entries, transmissions, e-mail or mail; or for lost, interrupted or unavailable network, cable, satellite, server, Internet Service Provider (ISP), wireless network, website, or other connections including those through and/or by any website, availability or accessibility or miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, telephone, cable or wireless transmissions, lines, or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties; any error, omission, interruption, defect or delay in transmission, processing, or communication; non-delivery; misdirected, blocked, or delayed e-mail notifications; printing, typographical or other errors appearing within these Official Rules, in any Sweepstakes-related advertisements or other materials; or any other errors, problems or difficulties of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic, network, computer, telephone, mail, typographical, printing or otherwise relating to or in connection with the Sweepstakes, including, without limitation, errors or difficulties which may occur in connection with the administration of the Sweepstakes, the processing of entries, the announcement of the prize or in any Sweepstakes-related materials.  Released Parties are also not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by website users, tampering, hacking, or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes.  Released Parties are not responsible for injury or damage to participants' or to any other person's computer related to or resulting from participating in this Sweepstakes or downloading materials from or use of the Formstack app.  Persons who tamper with or abuse any aspect of the Sweepstakes or Formstack app or attempt to undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes by cheating, deception or other unfair playing practices, or intend to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other entrant or any representative of Sponsor or who are in violation of these Official Rules, as solely determined by Sponsor, will be disqualified and all associated entries will be void.  Sponsor shall have the sole right to disqualify any entrant for violation of these Official Rules or any applicable laws relating to the Sweepstakes, and to resolve all disputes in its sole discretion.  Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision. 


Entries generated by a script, macro or other mechanical or automated means will be disqualified.  In the event of dispute as to the identity or eligibility of any potential winner based on an e-mail address or any account, the winning entry will be declared made by the “Authorized Account Holder” of the e-mail address and/or account used at the time of entry, provided he/she is eligible according to these Official Rules.  The “Authorized Account Holder” is defined as the natural person to whom the applicable Internet service provider or other organization (such as a business or educational institution) has assigned the address for the domain associated with the submitted address.

10. Dispute Resolution: Except where prohibited, each entrant accepting a prize agrees that: (a) all issues and questions concerning these Official Rules shall be governed by Minnesota law without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law of any jurisdiction; (b) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action at law or in equity arising out of or relating to this program or any prize or scholarship awarded shall be (i) resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; and (ii) filed only in the state courts situated in Minnesota, and entrant hereby consents and submits to the personal jurisdiction of such courts for the purposes of litigating any such disputes, claims or causes of action; (c) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, but in no event attorneys' fees; and (d) under no circumstances will any entrant be permitted to obtain awards for and hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental, special, consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased.

11. Identification of Winners and Official Rules: For an identification of winners or a copy of the Official Rules, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: Great Clips, Inc. Attn: Great Clips 2022 All In Convention Sweepstakes Winners List/Official Rules, 4400 West 78th Street, Suite 700, Minneapolis, MN 55435.

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