Why I Love My Ohio City: Contest Rules

No purchase necessary. Void where prohibited. Some restrictions apply. One qualifier per household. You need not be present to win.

The sweepstakes: From November 20, 2010 through January 31, 2011 Ohio Cities will promote the opportunity to submit entries to the “Why I Love My Ohio City” contest.

Eligibility: In order to submit entries, you must be at least 18. Any individuals (including but not limited to employees, consultants, independent contractors, and interns) who have, within the past six months, performed services for Ohio Cities or any organizations responsible for sponsoring, fulfilling, administering, advertising or promoting the contest or supplying the prize, and/or their respective parent, subsidiary, affiliated and successor companies, and immediate family and household members of such individuals, are not eligible to enter or play. “Immediate family members” shall mean parents, stepparents, children, stepchildren, siblings, stepsiblings, or spouses. “Household members” shall mean people who share the same residence at least three months in one calendar year.

How to enter: Submit your entry of 200-500 words of why you love your Ohio city to mycity@ohiocities.com. Stories may center on what makes an individual’s Ohio city or town special – the neighbors, history, festivals location, etc. or memories of life in hometowns including holiday stories. Entries must be in “good taste” to be accepted. All sweepstakes entries become the property of Ohio Cities and will not be returned and may be used by Ohio Cities for any purpose and in any media in perpetuity, including displaying entries on the Ohio Cities Web site.

How to win: Seven Grand Prize winners will be selected in a random drawing conducted from all qualified entries on or about January 15, 2011. Winners will be notified via email and will be required to submit their mailing address to Ohio Cities in order to receive their prize.