A special thank you to each of the vendors and professionals that are making this beautiful wedding a reality for such a deserving couple. Thank you as well to every contestant who entered, if we could have given away 100 weddings, we would have!
Do you or someone you know dream of having a wedding but the means aren't there to make it possible? Well, I've teamed up with some amazing wedding vendors and professionals to GIVE AWAY A WEDDING to one deserving couple here in the Upstate of SC!
So, tell us the story - we want to know how the couple met, their lives together so far, why they are not able to have the wedding they imagined and why they deserve to win. Entries will open 5/15/2017 and end on 6/12/2017. The winning couple will be selected on or around 6/26/2017 by a panel of 5 local judges. The package includes the venue, BBQ dinner, invitations & programs, Wedding photographer with Bridal session, DJ and MC, pampering the Bride (hair, makeup, nails, spray tan, massage, teeth whitening), bouquet and boutonniere, dessert, decorations and seating for up to 50 guests, and a size 10 wedding dress.
Venue: The winning couple will receive 6 hours of use at Wilson Farm Country Events located in Honea Path, SC on 11/12/2017. Included with the venue will be seating for up to 50 guests during the Wedding Ceremony, decorated archway for the Wedding Ceremony, select decorations (what is available at the venue), tables and seating for up to 50 guests during the Wedding Reception. This venue is outdoor only. The venue will provide ice water and cups for up to 50 guests on 11/12/2017 and no alcohol is allowed on the premises for any part of the event.
Invitations and Wedding Programs: Eva Higgins Photography ("EHP") will create custom invitations and Wedding Day programs for the winning couple. The couple will work with EHP on designing these products and will receive 50 printed copies of the Wedding Program and up to 50 printed copies of the Invitations.
Bridal Session and Wedding Day Photography Coverage: Eva Higgins Photography ("EHP") will provide the winning Bride with a 1 hour Bridal Session at the Bride's choice of location (must be within the Upstate of SC) and 30 edited digital images delivered via a personal online gallery. This session will be scheduled prior to 11/12/2017 and is subject to the availability of EHP. The winning couple will have 6 consecutive hours of Wedding Day photography coverage by EHP and delivery of edited digital photos via a personal online gallery. Wedding day coverage only at the venue, Wilson Farm Country Events on 11/12/2017.
Music/DJ/MC: Music and DJ services are provided by Kalu Entertainment and Records. The winning couple will have up to 6 hours of services at the venue, Wilson Farm Country Events, on 11/12/2017. Services include music during the Wedding Ceremony and Reception as well as master of ceremony services during the Reception.
Pampering the Bride: Hair styling for the Bride on 11/12/2017 will be provided by Kelsey Johnson at The Salon and Day Spa in Williamston, SC. Makeup for the Bride on 11/12/2017 will be provided by Jennifer Darby. Gel-nail polish manicure will be provided with Emilie Leopard from Studio Luxe in Greenville, SC. The nail appointment must be made prior to 11/12/2017 and is subject to the availability of Emilie Leopard. Spray tan and massage are provided by Brittany McCoy with Lush Massage in Greenville, SC. The massage must be scheduled with Brittany prior to the wedding and the spray tan must be scheduled with Lush Massage approximately 3 days prior to the wedding on November 12, 2017. Both the massage and spray tan scheduling are subject to availability with Lush Massage. Kelsey Johnson, Jennifer Darby, Brittany McCoy, and Emilie Leopard are all licensed to work in SC.
Teeth Whitening: Provided by Dr. James Meyer with Meyer Dentistry has donated whitening strip applications for both the winning Bride and Groom. Whitening strip applications will be given to the winning couple after June 26, 2017 and cannot be exchanged, returned, or refunded.
Flowers: The Bride's floral bouquet and the Groom's floral boutonniere are provided by "Anonymous" on 11/12/2017. Styling and specifics are up to the florist.
Dessert: Dessert for up to 50 guests is provided by Big Ben's Dessert in Spartanburg, SC on 11/12/2017. Styles, flavors, and specifics are up to the baker.
Wedding Dress: The Wedding dress has been donated by Infinite Health Chiropractic (Logan Hanley) and is a size 10. The dress can not be exchanged for any other type of style and any alterations needed will be at the responsibility of the winning couple. If the dress does not fit and cannot be altered to fit the winning Bride, no refunds or exchanges are allowed. The winning Bride can use her own dress if desired.
Wedding Day Services: Set up, clean up, hosts, coordinator, and parking attendant are all volunteers donating their time on 11/12/2017.
Food/Catering: A BBQ dinner including the pulled pork BBQ, baked beans, and cole-slaw is provided by The Smokin' Pig in Williamston, SC and Pam Harrison. Plates, utensils, napkins, cups, ice, and drinks (water and sweet tea) are provided by the venue, Wilson Farm Country Events. Dinner and supplies are provided for up to 50 guests. The menu included in the Giveaway will not be changed unless paid for by the winning couple.
Wedding Officiate: A Wedding Officiate will not be provided with this package. The winning couple will be in charge or securing someone to legally perform the ceremony at the venue, Wilson Farm Country Events, on 11/12/2017.
Marriage License: A Marriage License will not be provided with this package. The winning couple will be responsible for obtaining any legal documents prior to 11/12/2017 needed or required for a Wedding Ceremony and Marriage in the State of SC.
The Win a Wedding GIVEAWAY entries open at 8am on 5/15/2017 and close at 12 midnight on 6/12/2017.
To enter, please submit the below information OR email the same information to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The winning couple will be contacted by phone and email on or around 6/26/2017.
By submitting your information below or emailing your entry to email@example.com you are agreeing to the entry rules, terms, conditions, and disclaimers (Official Rules are listed below).
Win a Wedding GIVEAWAY Rules
NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. ALL FEDERAL, STATE, LOCAL, AND MUNICIPAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS APPLY. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.
Win a Wedding GIVEAWAY (the “Giveaway”) is open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia who are at least eighteen (18) years old at the time of entry. Employees of the companies associated with the promotion of the Giveaway, and their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates and advertising and promotion agencies, as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings, and children) and household members of each such employee, are not eligible. The Giveaway is subject to federal, state, and local laws and regulations. The winning couple must provide their own transportation to and from the venue on the date of the event, 11/12/2017 and any events associated with winning the Giveaway.
The Giveaway is sponsored by Eva Higgins Photography located in Pelzer, SC.
3. Agreement to Official Rules
Participation in the Giveaway constitutes entrants’ full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding. Winning a prize is contingent upon being compliant with these Official Rules and fulfilling all other requirements set forth herein. Eva Higgins Photography reserves the right to disqualify any entrant for any reason.
4. Giveaway Period
The Giveaway begins on May 15, 2017, at 8:00 am EST and ends on June 12, 2017, at midnight EST (the “Giveaway Period”). Entries that are submitted before or after the Giveaway Period will be disqualified. Submissions will be accepted for the duration of the Giveaway Period using the following method: online submissions and direct emails to firstname.lastname@example.org.
5. How to Enter
Online: This method of entry will be available by visiting our website (www.evahigginsphotography.com/winaweddinggiveaway2017 ), following the directions provided to fill out the entry information, and submitting the same.
Direct Email: This method of entry will be available by emailing email@example.com your name, the nominated Bride and Groom's names, phone number, and a short story as to why they should win the free wedding.
Limit one (1) entry per person, per email address, and per household for the duration of the Giveaway Period, regardless of method of entry. Entries received from any person, e-mail address, or household in excess of the stated limitation will be void. All entries will become the property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned.
6. Prize Drawing
On or about June 26, 2017, the panel of 5 judges elected by the Sponsor will select a potential winner. The odds of being selected depend upon the number of entries received. One winner will be selected among the eligible entries. The Sponsor will attempt to notify the potential winner via telephone or email on or about June 26, 2017. If the potential winner does not promptly respond to the initial notification, the Sponsor will call the potential winner once per day for four (4) additional days following the initial notification attempt. If the potential winner cannot be contacted within five (5) days after the date of the first attempt to contact him/her, the Sponsor may select an alternate potential winner in his/her place from the remaining eligible entries.
7. Winner Notification
The potential winners will be notified by email and phone. Each potential winner will be required to complete, sign, and submit a Contract within five (5) days of the date notice or attempted notice is sent, in order to claim his/her prize. If a potential winner cannot be contacted, or fails to submit the signed Contract within the required time period (if applicable), or if the prize is returned as undeliverable, the potential winner shall forfeit the prize. If the potential winner is at least eighteen (18) years old but still considered a minor in his/her jurisdiction of residence, Sponsor reserves the right to award the prize in the name of the potential winner’s parent or legal guardian, which parent/legal guardian will be required to sign the Contract on the potential winner’s behalf and to fulfill any other requirements imposed on the potential winner as set forth herein. Potential winners must continue to comply with all terms and conditions of these Official Rules, and winning the Giveaway is contingent upon such compliance. In the event that a potential winner is disqualified for any reason, Sponsor will award the applicable prize to an alternate winner from among all remaining eligible entries. Only three (3) alternate winners can be selected, after which the prize will remain unawarded. Prizes will be fulfilled on November 12, 2017 or by set appointment on certain winnings.
Grand Prize (1) - A wedding on November 12, 2017 at Wilson Farm Country Events in Honea Path, SC for up to 50 people. This package cannot be applied to any other date. Total retail value of the Grand Prize does not exceed $10,000, and the Grand Prize has NO CASH VALUE. The Grand Prize must be redeemed on November 12, 2017 or by set appointment date with certain vendors.
9. General Conditions
In the event that the operation, security, or administration of the Giveaway is impaired in any way for any reason, including, but not limited to fraud, virus, bug, worm, unauthorized human intervention or other technical problem, or in the event the Giveaway is unable to run as planned for any other reason, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, the Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, either (a) suspend the Giveaway to address the impairment and then resume the Giveaway in a manner that best conforms to the spirit of these Official Rules or (b) terminate the Giveaway Period and, in the event of termination, award the prize to one of the eligible, non-suspect entries received up to the time of the impairment. The Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Giveaway or to be acting in violation of these Official Rules or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Any attempt by any person to damage the Sponsor’s website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Giveaway may constitute a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, the Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages (including attorneys’ fees) and any other remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Failure by the Sponsor to enforce any provision of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of such provision.
10. Release and Limitations of Liability
By participating in the Giveaway, entrants agree to release and hold harmless the Sponsor, and each of its respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, other companies associated with the Giveaway, and each of their respective officers, directors, employees, shareholders, representatives, and agents (the “Released Parties”) from and against any claim or cause of action arising out of participation in the Giveaway or receipt or use of the prize (including any travel or activity related thereto), including, but not limited to: (a) any technical errors associated with the Giveaway, including lost, interrupted or unavailable Internet Service Provider (ISP), network, server, wireless service provider, or other connections, availability or accessibility or miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, telephone, cellular tower or cable transmissions, lines, or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties; (b) unauthorized human intervention in the Giveaway; (c) mechanical, network, electronic, computer, human, printing or typographical errors; (d) application downloads, (e) any other errors or problems in connection with the Giveaway, including, without limitation, errors that may occur in the administration of the Giveaway, the announcement of the winner, the cancellation or postponement of the event and/or the flyover, if applicable, the incorrect downloading of the application, the processing of entries, application downloads, orany Giveaway-related materials; or (f) injury, death, losses or damages of any kind, to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrants’ participation in the Giveaway or acceptance, receipt or misuse of the prize (including any travel or activity related thereto). Entrant further agrees that in any cause of action, the Released Parties’ liability will be limited to the cost of entering and participating in the Giveaway, and in no event shall the entrant be entitled to receive attorneys’ fees. The Released Parties are also not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by site users, tampering, hacking, or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Giveaway. Entrant waives the right to claim any damages whatsoever, including, but not limited to, punitive, consequential, direct, or indirect damages.
Except where prohibited, each entrant agrees that any and all disputes, claims or causes of action arising out of, or connected with, the Giveaway or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate court located in South Carolina. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, entrants’ rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of the Sponsor in connection with the Giveaway, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the state of South Carolina, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules, which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than South Carolina.
Information collected from entrants is never shared or distributed to any other parties or companies other than within the selection of the Grand Prize winner.