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Have you recently gotten engaged or are you in the middle of planning your wedding? Don’t miss the chance to enter into this once-in-a-lifetime giveaway!

Hotel Sorrento and Seattle Met Bride and Groom have teamed up with some of Seattle’s best wedding experts to give you the wedding you’ve always dreamed of, valued at over $19,000!

Your Ultimate Wedding Giveaway package includes:

  • $10,000 towards venue and catering at Hotel Sorrento
  • $1,100 towards wedding invitations from Paper Fling
  • $550 towards wedding cake and cutting cake from Honey Crumb Bakery
  • $150 towards hair services from Apropos
  • $2,700 towards DJ services from Affairs to Remember
  • $2,800 towards photography from Carol Harold Photography
  • $680 towards transportation from British Motor Coach
  • $1,200 towards décor from Aria Style      
  • $310 towards makeup from Salon Maison
  • $1,850 towards day-coordination from A. Renee

To officially enter the sweepstakes, submit your name, email, photo of you and your fiancé, and in 500 words or less tell us what makes you special as couple and why you would love to win a wedding at Hotel Sorrento.

Submissions must be received by February 19, 2018.  Three Finalists will be selected, and public voting will take place from February 26 – March 7, 2018. The winner will be announced in mid-March.

Please note that the products and services in the package are only guaranteed to be available for use on limited dates in the Fourth Quarter of 2018.  The finalized date will be determined by the Hotel Sorrento and Seattle Met Bride and Groom based on vendor availability. Click here for official contest rules (Include Hyperlink for PDF of Rules)

From all of us at Hotel Sorrento and Seattle Met Bride and Groom, we wish you the best of luck!

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1. How To Enter The Contest:

  1. Participant must complete all required fields of the form.
  2. One entry per household via entry form.

OFFICIAL CONTEST RULES

The Hotel Sorrento and Seattle Met Bride and Groom Ultimate Wedding Giveaway (“Contest”) is sponsored by Hotel Sorrento and Seattle Met Bride and Groom (“Contest Holders”).

Eligibility

THE CONTEST IS OPEN ONLY TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON. The Contest is void where prohibited or restricted by laws. Participation in the Contest constitutes Entrant’s full and unconditional agreement and acceptance of these Contest Rules, which shall be final in all respects. Employees of Contest Holders, Contest Holders’ affiliates and subsidiaries, and advertising or promotion agencies engaged by Contest Holders in connection with the Contest, and their immediate family members, are not eligible to enter the Contest.
CONTEST IS ONLY OPEN TO PERSONS WHO ARE NOT LEGALLY MARRIED AS OF ENTRY DATE ACCORDING TO THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON AND SECTION 27 OF THESE CONTEST RULES. OTHER DETAILS AND QUALIFICATIONS FOR PARTICIPATION IN THIS CONTEST APPLY. FOR EXAMPLE, THIS CONTEST PRIZE PACKAGE IS ONLY AVAILABLE IF YOU ARE ABLE TO GET MARRIED ON THE DATE THAT IS CONFIRMED BY THE CONTEST HOLDERS. PLEASE REFER TO THE “GENERAL PRIZE CONDITIONS” AND OTHER PROVISIONS IN THESE OFFICIAL CONTEST RULES FOR OTHER REQUIREMENTS.
Only individuals are eligible for entry in this Contest (no couples). The partner of the Entrant is not considered an Entrant in this Contest (unless he or she submits a separate entry) and is not entitled to any Prize in this Contest in the event that his or her Entrant partner is selected as the Grand Prize Winner.
Contest Period

4. The Contest begins at 10:00 am (PST) on January 13, 2018 and ends at 11:59 pm (PST) on February 19, 2018.

How to Enter

No Purchase Necessary: No purchase is necessary to enter or win this Contest. Submitting a complete and timely entry

in compliance with these Contest Rules constitutes entry in this Contest. Entrants must completely and accurately submit all required information in order to enter. Entrants must comply with all submissions requirements as detailed herein. Receipt of entries will not be acknowledged.
Entry Method and Requirements:
a. Enter from 10:00 am (PT) on January 13, 2018 through 11:59 pm (PT) on February 19, 2018 by going to the Contest’s

page at Seattlemetbrideandgroom.com/WeddingGiveaway, clicking the link to be redirected to the official Ultimate Wedding Giveaway Contest Page (“Contest Page”), and submitting an entry that includes the following materials:

Entrant’s Full Name, Entrant’s Birthdate, Partner’s Full Name, Partner’s Birthdate, Wedding Date, Phone Number, and E-mail;
One (1) color photograph (as defined by and subject to the requirements in Section 7 below) depicting the one (1) Entrant and the Entrant’s one (1) partner only (NO OTHER PERSON MAY BE DEPICTED IN PHOTO NO MATTER HOW FAR AWAY OR OBSCURE), in either the “.jpeg” or “.jpg” file format (no other formats will be accepted);
A completed questionnaire with answers to the following questions:

“What makes you special as a couple?” and
“Why would you love to win a wedding at Hotel Sorrento?”
Answers to each question should be 500 or fewer words (entries with more than 500 words will not be disqualified, but only the first 500 words will be read). Questions are subject to change. Failure to satisfy (or suggestion that Entrant fails to satisfy) the entry eligibility requirements or other contest rules applicable to this contest can result in disqualification of Entrant from becoming the Grand Prize Winner, in Contest Holders’ sole discretion. Contest Holders reserve the right to edit submissions for appropriate contest in their sole discretion; and
The completed Consent & Release form atached at the end of these Contest Rules. AS A CONDITION OF ENTRY, ENTRANT AND THEIR PARTNER MUST BOTH COMPLETE AND SIGN THE “CONSENT & RELEASE” FORM ATTACHED AT THE END OF THESE RULES, AND SUBMIT THE SIGNED FORM TO THE CONTEST HOLDERS. IN THE EVENT THAT THE NUMBER OF PEOPLE VISIBLE IN THE PHOTO DOES NOT MATCH THE NUMBER OF PEOPLE WHO SIGN THE CONSENT & RELEASE, CONTEST HOLDERS WILL AUTOMATICALLY DISQUALIFY THAT ENTRY.
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[All entrant information, including e-mail addresses, is subject to the Privacy Policy of Hotel Sorrento.
Contest Holder is not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, delayed, garbled, illegible or misdirected entries, or for any error, human, technical or otherwise, which occurs or may occur in the processing of submissions as fully

described herein.
Photo requirements:

For purposes of this contest, the terms “photo” or “photograph” may be used interchangeably to include, but not be limited to the inclusion of, any image that may be produced by an analog or digital camera, by an optical image scanner (or simply, “scanner”), by means of a “screen dump,” “screen capture,” “screenshot,” or “screengrab,” and/or by the digital manipulation of one or multiple photographs such as may be achieved using image editing software.
The photo must be uploaded in either the “.jpeg” or “.jpg” file format (no other formats will be accepted), using the method described in Section 6.a.ii above.
Photo entries must not contain or depict any registered trade/servicemark or other copyrighted material other than those owned or licensed by the Entrant, or the Contest Holders, or a Contest Sponsor. The foregoing is not intended to require Contest Holders to disqualify entrants who, in Contest Holders’ sole discretion, appear to be innocently wearing clothing or are in areas that just happen to contain third party logos or marks. Further, Contest Holders may, but are not obligated to pixilate/cover any trademarks/servicemarks/copyrighted materials in Contest Holders’ sole discretion.
The photo may not depict any person who is less than eighteen (18) years old.
No persons other than the one (1) Entrant and their one (1) partner may be depicted in the photo (no matter how far

away or obscure); provided, however, that Contest Holders reserve the right to accept photos that have parts of other people visible that Contest Holders deem (in their sole discretion) are not material to the photo and such persons are completely indistinguishable (for example, a leg or finger). Contest Holders’ decision in this matter is final and not appealable and Contest Holders are not obligated to treat every photo identically (for example, Contest Holders may decide that in one photo a leg is not material but that a leg is in another photo). Any photograph with any other person(s) depicted in it will be ineligible and disqualified, except as otherwise permitted in this Section 7.e.
By submitting a photograph to the Contest Holders for this contest, Entrant authorizes the Contest Holders to post such photo on the Contest Page.
Entries to this contest, photo entries included with any entry to this contest (as defined by requirements in Section 6 above), and any comments that may be posted to any entries in this contest, must not contain or convey any content that the Contest Holders determine at their sole discretion, subjectively or otherwise, (i) to be indecent, profane, obscene, explicitly sexual, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortious, defamatory, vulgar, libelous, or hateful, (ii) to be racially, ethnically, or otherwise offensive or objectionable, (iii) to encourage unlawful behavior, (iv) to infringe upon the brand names, trade-marks, trade names, logos, or any other intellectual property that may belong to a third party, or (v) to disclose any detailed personal, physical, contact, or otherwise confidential information that may belong to a third party. Contest Holders shall not be required to make the same determination based on the foregoing for every photo and may treat each photo entry differently, in their sole discretion, even if the problematic content is similar. BY ENTERING THIS CONTEST AND SUBMITTING A PHOTOGRAPH, THE ENTRANT IS REPRESENTING TO CONTEST HOLDERS THAT THE USE AND DISTRIBUTION OF SUCH PHOTOGRAPH WILL NOT VIOLATE OR INFRINGE UPON THE RIGHTS OF ANY THIRD PARTY, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, COPYRIGHTS OF OTHERS. Receipt of the Grand Prize is expressly and strictly contingent upon Contest Holders’ determination, to their sole satisfaction, that the use and distribution of the submitted photograph will not violate or infringe upon the rights of any third party, or that such third party’s consent has been obtained. Contest Holder is not obligated to obtain any consent and reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any submitted photo subject to the rights of any third party.
By entering this contest, Entrants understand and agree that Contest Holders may elect to use any entry submitted for entertainment purposes on-air and may choose to comment on, mock, poke fun at, and/or mimic any entry submitted. Entrants waive any right to make any claim against Contest Holders or any Contest Sponsors with respect to any comments - disparaging or otherwise - made on-air regarding such Entrant’s entry.
By entering this contest, Entrant understands and agrees that Contest Holders may elect to use any entry submitted for entertainment purposes online and though social media. Entrants waive any right to make any claim against the Contest Holders or any Contest Sponsors with respect to any comment made about an Entrant’s entry. Contest Holders reserves the right to edit an entrant’s entry in any manner that it chooses, but is under no obligation to edit entries.
How to Win

11. The Grand Prize Winner of this contest will be determined in the following manner:
a. On or about February 23, 2018 the Contest Holders will select up to three (3) entrants from among all eligible entries

to become a finalist (each a “Finalist” and collectively, the “Finalists”). FINALISTS ARE NOT ENTITLED TO ANY PRIZE IN THIS CONTEST.
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From approximately 12:00 am (PST) on February 26, 2018 through 11:59 pm (PST) on March 7, 2018, eligible entries, consisting of an entrant’s photo and answers to the official questionnaire that have been approved for submission by Contest Holders’ staff and/or management, will be displayed on the Contest Page for preliminary viewing and voting. Website visitors may vote for their favorite entry once (subject to Contest Holders’ right to implement limits as set forth in these Contest Rules and as may be amended from time to time). WEBSITE VISITOR VOTING IS FOR ENTERTAINMENT PURPOSES ONLY AND WILL NOT BE THE DETERMINING FACTOR IN SELECTING FINALISTS OR GRAND PRIZE WINNER. WEBSITE VOTES MAY OR MAY NOT BE TAKEN INTO CONSIDERATION, AND WILL NOT BE A SIGNIFICANT DETERMINING FACTOR AS TO WHICH ENTRANT WILL BE THE CONTEST WINNER.
On or around March 15, 2018, the Contest Holders will select the one (1) Grand Prize Winner for this contest, subject to confirmation of eligibility and compliance with these Contest Rules and based on any lawful criteria they deem desirable, based on evaluation of the quality of the submitted photograph and other materials (in their subjective opinion) and/or any other any lawful criteria Contest Holder judges deem desirable, subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with these Contest Rules. Judging criteria shall be subjective but not arbitrary, and will include evaluation of the quality of the submitted written materials, quality of the photograph, the suitability of Entrant as a brand ambassador or representative of Contest Holders or any of the Contest Sponsors, and other subjective and objective criteria.
Winner Notification

12. TheContestHolderswillannouncethenameoftheone(1)GrandPrizeWinneroftheContestonlineonoraroundMarch 15, 2018. The potential Grand Prize Winner will be contacted by the Contest Holders by means of the telephone number or email address submitted with entry and the Grand Prize Winner will have until 5:00 pm (PST) on March 23, 2018 to claim their prize, or an alternate winner will be chosen based on the above-described judging criteria. Grand Prize Winner must provide their name, address, phone number, social security number and a photograph of a valid US or state government photo ID within two business days of being contacted by Contest Holders, or an alternate winner will be chosen based on the above-described judging criteria.

Prize

13. Contest Holders will award only one (1) Grand Prize “Ultimate Wedding Package” in this contest, whose total approximate retail value is approximately $20,000.00, consisting of the following goods and services from the participating providers (“Contest Sponsors”) as listed below:

$10,000.00 towards venue rental and catering from Hotel Sorrento;
$445 towards wedding cake from Honey Crumb Cake Studio (applicable toward a two-tiered Classic Pre-Designed Wedding Cake and additional sheet cake, serving 75-100 people);
$1,128 toward paper goods from Paper Fling (applicable toward up to 80 digitally printed invitation suites, consisting of invitation, response card with printed envelope, and envelopes, plus 120 digitally printed menu cards and 120 digitally printed place cards);
$380.00 towards transportation from British Motor Car, applicable for a vintage car seating two for 2 consecutive hours of local service, chauffeur gratuity, and fuel fee;
$145 towards bride and groom hair services from Apropos Salon (applicable towards (i) “day of” styling for bride, groom’s haircut, hot towel treatment, shampoo/condition/style; bride must pay for pre-wedding trial on own, at a cost of $90);
$2,700 towards DJ services from Affairs to Remember;
$2,800 towards wedding photography from Carol Harrold Photography (applicable toward a half-day package,

including 5 hours of coverage, an edited collection of printable digital negatives with print release, and an online

gallery for album design and sharing;
$310 toward wedding day makeup from Salon Maison;
One (1) $350.00 gift certificate toward mobile disc jockey services from NW Mobile DJ Service;
One (1) $1500.00 gift certificate toward bed and breakfast lodging from The Empress Estate; and
One (1) $825.00 gift certificate toward italian ice or ice cream catering from The Mobile Scoop Shop.
*DETAILS AND QUALIFICATIONS APPLY—Subject to eligibility and other requirements of these Contest Rules, including but not limited to the Eligibility requirements above and General Prize Conditions below.

General Prize Conditions

14. Limit one prize per person. Prize will be awarded solely to the entrant whose full name, birthdate, partner’s full name, partner’s birthdate, wedding date, phone number, and e-mail appear in the entry. The actual retail value of prizes may vary based on market and price fluctuations. A winner will not receive the difference between the prize’s actual and approximate retail value, if any. All Contest entries become the property of the Contest Holders and will not be
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acknowledged or returned. Prizes will only be awarded by Contest Holders upon potential winner’s verification of eligibility and final approval by Contest Holders. Contest Holders retain the rights, in their absolute and sole discretion, to make substitutions of equivalent kind or approximate value in the event of the unavailability of any prize or component of a prize for any reason whatsoever.

Ineligibility:Anentrantwhoisdiscoveredduringprizeverificationtohavesubmittedmultipleentries,usedunscrupulous means to win or to increase the odds of winning, or otherwise used fraudulent means in connection with such entrant’s entry, will be disqualified at the discretion of the Contest Holders.
Taxes: WINNER MAY BE TAXED ON RETAIL VALUE OF PRIZES REDEEMED AND/OR USED. Each winner is responsible for applicable taxes associated with the receipt of their prize. Grand Prize Winner is responsible for any additional charges, non-inclusive charges, delivery fees, tips, taxes, or deposits in addition to those costs already included in these official Contest rules. The only recognized winner in this Contest is the actual winning Entrant. A 1099 will be issued to the winning Entrant for the value of prizes received and will NOT be issued separately to the Entrant and/or his/her partner under any circumstances.
OddsofWinning:Theoddsofwinningdependonthenumberofeligiblesubmissionsreceived.
The date of the “Ultimate Wedding Package” is to be determined by the Contest Holders based on availability of the Contest Sponsors and Vendors. All prizes included in the Grand Prize will only be available for use on the date of the wedding as determined by the Contest Holders, subject to the individual terms and conditions applicable to each individual Contest Sponsor’s offer as part of the Grand Prize. Use of any one or more of the individual gift certificates and/or coupons included as part of Grand Prize is subject to availability and all applicable terms and conditions with a

minimum of six (6) months advanced notice as applicable.
GRAND PRIZE DOES NOT INCLUDE THE OFFICIANT OR MARRIAGE CEREMONY. FINDING AN

OFFICIANT AND PAYING ANY ASSOCIATED EXPENSES FOR THE MARRIAGE CEREMONY IS THE SOLE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE GRAND PRIZE WINNER AND CONTEST HOLDERS HAVE NO LIABILITY TO THE GRAND PRIZE WINNER FOR COORDINATING OR PAYING FOR THE MARRIAGE CEREMONY. GRAND PRIZE WINNER IS RESPONSIBLE FOR OBTAINING (INCLUDING PAYMENT OF ALL APPLICABLE FEES) A MARRIAGE LICENSE IN ACCORDANCE WITH APPLICABLE STATE LAW. CONTEST HOLDERS ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE VALIDITY (OR INVALIDITY) OF THE MARRIAGE.
Grand Prize Winner may be allowed to upgrade and purchase additional services not specifically listed in these official Contest rules from each Contest Sponsor, and must negotiate said purchased upgrades or additional services directly with each vendor. It is Grand Prize Winner’s sole responsibility for contracting and remitting payment for these additional services. The Contest Holders has no liability to Grand Prize Winner or to each individual vendor for the purchase of these upgrades or additional services. Contest Holder has no obligation whatsoever to Grand Prize winner for any such additional services or goods (or the failure of any vendor) to provide or adequately provide any such additional services or goods. All such arrangements are made by the Grand Prize Winner or his/her partner at their sole cost, expense and risk.
WINNER MUST USE CONTEST HOLDERS’ SELECTED VENDORS. GRAND PRIZE WINNER SHALL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR COORDINATING ALL ASPECTS OF THE GRAND PRIZE DIRECTLY WITH EACH ABOVE-LISTED VENDOR, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO SIGNING ANY CONTRACTS REQUIRED BY AN INDIVIDUAL VENDOR. IF GRAND PRIZE WINNER DESIRES ANYTHING THAT IS NOT SPECIFICALLY LISTED ABOVE, IT SHALL BE AT THE SOLE COST OF GRAND PRIZE WINNER AND CONTEST HOLDERS SHALL HAVE NO LIABILITY TO GRAND PRIZE WINNER FOR THESE ADDITIONAL COSTS.
InnoeventshallContestHoldershaveanyliabilityorobligationtotheGrandPrizeWinner(orhis/herguestsorpartner) as a result of any of the Contest Sponsors’ or prize providers’ failure to provide any of the prize elements described in these Contest Rules, in whole or in part. By accepting a prize in this contest, Grand Prize Winner agrees to look solely to the actual provider of such prize for any such failure and not Contest Holders or any other Contest Sponsors.
In the event Grand Prize Winner is unable or does not desire to use any or all of the prizes above, such prizes will be forfeited and no compensation or substitution prize will be awarded, and Contest Holders may (but will not be obligated to) choose a new Grand Prize Winner based on the criteria and selection process in these Contest Rules. If Grand Prize Winner does not elect to receive the Grand Prize, Grand Prize Winner agrees to promptly execute a waiver releasing all claims upon request of the Contest Holders or Contest Holders. Failure to do so in a timely manner will result in the Grand Prize being awarded to the winner and the winner will receive a 1099 for the value of all prizes.
Unless expressly specified herein, these rules and regulations do not replace any restrictions placed on each individual service provided by each sponsor/vendor.
Prize components are subject to availability, have no cash value, are a special offer, and cannot be used in conjunction with any other special offers or discounts.
Sponsors

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Other Rules Specific to This Contest

Entrants who are currently married to their named partner are not eligible to enter or win this Contest. Grand

Prize cannot be used for renewal of vows among married persons.
Ifapplicable,GrandPrizeWinnerisencouragedtosigncontractswitheachsponsoringvendorassoonaspossibleandin

no event later than a date established by Contest Holders for each vendor or as specifically set forth in these Contest Rules (if any). Grand Prize Winner’s failure to do so by the deadline may result in forfeiture of that portion of the prize (or the entire prize, depending on the nature of the portion of the prize that has not been accepted by signing the required vendor contract as is), in Contest Holder’s sole discretion.
TheEntrantandhis/herpartnerneednotbeoftheoppositesexandtheceremonytheyhaveplannedneednotbealegally binding marriage ceremony (commitment ceremonies are acceptable to enter this contest and/or win this prize). Only two (2) person ceremonies are eligible.
If an entrant is disqualified for any reason or refuses to accept the prize or complete forms required by the deadline established by Contest Holders and/or Sponsors, Contest Holders reserve the right, in their sole discretion, not to award the Grand Prize at all.
The legal and/or residency status of the partner will not make the Entrant ineligible to win in this Contest. Only the legal and/or residency status of the Entrant is relevant for determining eligibility in this Contest.
General Prize Conditions

Sponsor reserves the right to amend these Contest Rules at any time in its sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to cancel or modify the Contest if fraud or any other factor impairs the integrity of the Contest as determined by the Sponsor, in its sole discretion. If, in the Sponsor’s opinion, there is any suspected or actual evidence of tampering with any portion of a Contest, or if the integrity of a Contest is otherwise compromised, the Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to void any submissions at issue (including disqualifying any individual who tampers with the submission process), and to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend such Contest, in whole or in part, at any time without notice. Upon entering the Contest, winners grant Sponsor the right to print, publish, broadcast, and use worldwide in any media now known or later developed, the winner’s name, portrait, picture, voice, likeness, city and state of residence, and biographical information for any purpose, including but not limited to, in advertisements, publicity, and other communications, worldwide, in perpetuity, without additional compensation, notification or permission, except where prohibited by law. All entrants agree to comply with these Contest Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor shall be binding and final.
Privacy: Information collected by Contest Holders from Entrants is subject to the Privacy Policy, which can be found at http://hotelsorrento.com/privacy-notice
Law: These terms and conditions shall be governed by, construed and enforced in accordance with the laws of the State of Washington. Entrant agrees and irrevocably consents to bring any action necessary to enforce the terms and conditions of this Agreement in the courts of King County, Washington, and further agrees to submit to the jurisdiction of the same. Entrant agrees that all claims relating to the Contest shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action.
Entire Agreement: These terms set forth the entire agreement between the parties relating to the subject matter hereof, and supersede all prior agreements and understandings relating thereto, whether oral or written.
Contest Administration: Sponsor is responsible for the collection, submission and processing of submissions and the overall administration and execution of the Contest. Entrants should contact Sponsor at [Enter Sponsor’s contact information] with any questions, comments or problems related to the Contest.
Official Rules Request: For a copy of these Contest Rules, send a request specifying “Contest Rules” along with a self- addressed, stamped envelope postmarked by February 13, 2018 and received by February 15, 2018 and mail to: Hotel Sorrento, 900 Madison Street, Seattle WA 98104.
Winners Request: To request confirmation of the name and city/state of residence for the prize winners, please send a self-addressed, stamped business size envelope to Hotel Sorrento, 900 Madison, Seattle WA 98104, by March 30, 2018
Liability and Release

39. By participating in the Contest, Entrant accepts all risk and consequences of entry and participation in the Contest, and agrees to release and hold Sponsor and its companies, affiliates, agents and partners harmless from any and all consequences, liability, losses, damages (including without limitation, consequential, punitive, incidental, special or increased damages and those related to personal injury, death or damage to property) and costs and expenses, of any kind, under any legal theory, arising from or related to these Contest, including but not limited to your entry and participation in either Contest, the acceptance and /or use (or misuse) of any prize, printing errors, any claims based upon rights of publicity and invasion of privacy. Entrant shall indemnify Sponsor Parties from and against all claims or suits and any damages or costs (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) arising from or relating to entrant’s violation or inaccuracy of any warrantees or representations made relating to the Contest. Sponsor Parties assume no responsibility for errors which may occur in the transmission of entrant’s entry. Sponsor Parties are not responsible for any fraud or misconduct on the part of the Entrants. IN NO EVENT SHALL CONTEST HOLDERS OR THEIR OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AFFILIATES,
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OWNERS, CONTRACTORS, OR AGENTS (“CONTEST HOLDER PARTIES”) BE LIABLE TO ENTRANT FOR ANY LOST PROFITS, OR FOR ANY SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR OTHER INDIRECT DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THIS CONTEST. Entrant’s sole damages shall be limited to entrant’s actual out-of-pocket expenses, excluding attorneys’ fees. WITHOUT LIMITING THE GENERALITY OF THE FOREGOING, SUCH PRIZES ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AND CONTEST HOLDER PARTIES HEREBY DISCLAIM ALL SUCH WARRANTIES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND/OR NON-INFRINGEMENT.

Consent & Release

Both the contest participant and their partner must be eighteen (18) years of age or older, legal Washington residents, and the only persons depicted in the submitted photo (no more than two (2) people may be depicted in the photo no matter how far away or obscure). All references below to “I” and “my” in this Consent & Release shall refer to each person who enters the contest.

By entering this contest, I, the contest participate, intending to be legally bound, irrevocably agree to all of the following:

1. I authorize and give my consent for Hotel Sorrento and Seattle Met Bride and Groom (individually and collectively, as applicable, “Contest Holders”) and the contest sponsors (collectively, “Sponsors”) the right to use, publish, and exploit for any and all purposes, including but not limited to advertising, endorsement, commercial and trade purposes whatsoever (including but not limited to advertising, promoting or publicizing, Sponsors and/or their products and services) my name, likeness, portrait, recorded voice and image, my photo, any entry information or content, statements made by me, and/or biographical material online and/or any by means of any other medium, now known or developed in the future, in connection with participation in this contest or otherwise, without the payment of any additional compensation. 


2. I release and discharge the Contest Holders and Sponsors from any and all claims and liability for compensation, damages, or injury, including but not limited to claims for libel, false light, invasion of privacy, or other infringements of personal, property or proprietary rights of any nature, foreseen or unforeseen, associated with or arising out of the Contest or the commercial or other uses of the photo regardless of the nature of such use. 


3. I understand and agree that Contest Holders may elect to use the photo submitted for entertainment purposes. I waive any right to make any claim against the Contest Holders or any contest sponsors with respect to any comments - disparaging or otherwise - made regarding the photo or my depiction in the photo. 


4. I waive any right that I may have to inspect and/or approve the finished product, advertising copy or printed matter and am aware that any and all photos may be edited and juxtaposed with other material. 


5. I acknowledge and agree that the specific rules for this contest are available to me at seattlemetbrideandgroom.com/WeddingGiveaway, and that I have had an opportunity to review them before entering this contest, and agree to be legally bound by the official contest rules. 


6. By submitting an entry in this contest, I agree to indemnify the Sponsors should any representations and warranties made by entrant herein or in the applicable contest rules prove to be false or inaccurate. 


7. I have read this release and fully understand its contents. I acknowledge that this release was willingly and voluntarily agreed to in this form. I affirm that I am eighteen (18) years of age or older and that I intend to be legally bound by the terms of this release and the official contest rules for this contest.

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