Participants register online at www.onthetownriddles.com.
Once registered: Participant will receive a registration number confirmation. Participants must retain and present this confirmation/registration number to submit an answer to the riddle and receive the grand prize.
On the first day of the event registered participants will receive a list of locations they must visit to obtain clues called “Clue Keeper Locations” or they will receive their riddle clues.
If applicable: Clues from Clue Keeper Locations may lead them to other locations, provide parts to the riddle or lead them to other tasks they must accomplish to complete and solve the 3 MONTH MYSTERY CONTEST. All participants provide their own transportation and traveling expenses for any and all portions of the contest.
Once a registered participant is ready to submit their answer(or any time they would like before the deadline), they can log into the website (www.onthetownriddles.com) and submit their ONE TIME ONLY answer on the Answer Submittal Page along with their registration number.
Participants with correct submitted answers before the entry deadline will be collected and placed into a pool for a chance to win the “Grand Prize”. If the Contest includes a point system, a winner with the correct answer and the most earned points will be determined from the competition points.
If applicable: Participants added to the winners pool will then be invited to a private Grand Finale event via email. A series of knowledge/riddle contests at the event will determine the winner of the “Grand Prize” if there are more than one correct answers submitted within the dates of submittal.
If applicable: Participants with correct answers will need to provide all the riddle/clue cards from the hunt as well as their registration confirmation sheet. Qualifying participants who can not make the final event will not qualify to win the grand prize.
Participants in the winners circle that do not win the “Grand Prize” may receive exit gifts.
Participants with wrong submitted answers before the answer entry deadline will receive a discount certificate to participate in the next proceeding On The Town Riddles LLC experience close to their geographical location.
On The Town Riddles LLC does not promote driving motor vehicles while drinking alcohol or intoxicated and suggests that when participants travel between any locations that a designated driver be present, and/or public transportation is utilized.
Please see official rules below.
OFFICIAL COMPETITION RULES, TERMS AND CONDITIONS
- ON THE TOWN RIDDLES LLC
All Competition entries and participation are subject to these Official Competition
Rules, Terms and Conditions (the "Agreement") made by ON THE TOWN RIDDLES
LLC, are made expressly subject to these terms and conditions. You, by purchase of
an entry, registration as a Competitor, or other entry or otherwise participating in the
Competition or Competition s offered by ON THE TOWN RIDDLES LLC, denote your
acceptance of these Terms and Conditions of Sale (“Agreement”). The terms "You",
“Your”, “Competitor” or “Entrant(s)” means you the original registrant or entrant of an
entry to the Competition:
1. PROMOTER. The promoter of this Competition is: ON THE TOWN RIDDLES LLC
whose registered office is at 310 Albany, Ferndale, MI 48220.
2. COMPETITION ENTRY DATES: Competition start date & time and end date & time
are as outlined in website posting (“Competition Entry Period”).
3. ENTRY. There may be an entry fee necessary when registering to enter this
competition. To enter, You must follow directions as outlined in the website posting.
Instructions for emailing and/or registering and posting comments are included on
www.onthetownriddles.com. All entries must be received by date and time outlined
in website blog posting. For purposes of these Official Rules, “receipt” of Entry occurs
when ON THE TOWN RIDDLES LLC’s servers record the Entry information resulting
from Competitors’ entry being received in the inbox and/or Comments area. Any
automated computer receipt (such as one confirming delivery of email) does not
constitute proof of actual receipt by ON THE TOWN RIDDLES LLC. ON THE TOWN
RIDDLES LLC reserves the right to disqualify any Entry for any reason, in its sole and
4. WHO MAY ENTER. Competition is only open to U.S. legal residents 18 years or
older with valid email address. When entering the Competition, an opportunity to sign
up to receive follow-up information from ON THE TOWN RIDDLES and its advertisers
may be available. Entrants subject to all notices posted online including but not limited
family members or anyone else connected in any way with the competition or helping
to set up the competition shall not be permitted to enter the competition. Employees
and their immediate families (spouse, parent, child, sibling and their respective spouses,
regardless of where they reside) or those living in the same household (whether or
not related) of ON THE TOWN RIDDLES LLC, and their respective parents, affiliates,
subsidiaries, prize suppliers, distributors and advertising and promotion agencies
(collectively, “Competition Parties”) are not eligible to enter or win. Competitors may
need to provide proof of residency upon request.
5. COMPETITION OBJECTIVE: The objective of the Competition is as outlined in
website posting: www.onthetownriddles.com.
6. ENTRY SUBMITTAL AND ASSOCIATED CONDITIONS. ON THE TOWN RIDDLES
LLC and Competition Parties and their respective officers, directors, agents,
representatives, and employees (collectively, “Released Parties”) are not responsible
for lost, late, misdirected, damaged, stolen, altered, garbled, incorrect, incomplete or
delayed answer Entries; all of which will be void. Released Parties are also not
responsible for problems related to technical malfunctions of electronic equipment,
computer online systems, servers, or providers, computer hardware or software failures,
phone lines, failure of any Entry to be received by ON THE TOWN RIDDLES LLC on
account of technical problems, traffic, congestion on the internet or the website, or for
any other technical problems including telecommunication, miscommunication or failure,
and failed, lost, delayed, incomplete, garbled, or misdirected communications which
may limit a Competitor’s ability to participate in this Competition. Released Parties are
not responsible for any other errors or malfunctions of any kind, whether network,
printing, typographical, human or otherwise relating to or in connection with the
Competition, including, without limitation, errors or malfunctions with may occur in
connection with the administration of the Competition, the processing or judging of
Entries, the announcement of the prize or in any Competition-related materials. Mass
entries generated by a script, macro or use of automated devices will be disqualified.
ON THE TOWN RIDDLES LLC reserves the right to modify, suspend or terminate the
Competition in the event it suffers a data breach, becomes infected by a computer virus
or is otherwise technically impaired, and to cancel or suspend the Competition in its
entirety should tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures or other
causes corrupt the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper play of the
Competition and, if terminated, at ON THE TOWN RIDDLES LLC’s discretion,
determine the Winner using all non-suspect, eligible entries received up to time of
cancellation using the judging procedure outlined above. In the event of a dispute
regarding entries received from multiple users having the same email account, the
authorized subscriber of the email account at the time of Entry will be deemed to be the
Competitor and must comply with these Official Rules. Authorized subscriber is the
natural person who is assigned the email address by the Internet Service Provider
(ISP), online service provider, or other organization responsible for assigning email
addresses. ON THE TOWN RIDDLES LLC reserves the right at its sole discretion to
disqualify any individual (and void his/her Entries) it finds to be tampering with the Entry
process or the operation of this Competition or website, intending to annoy, abuse,
threaten or harass any other Competitor, ON THE TOWN RIDDLES LLC, or any of its
representatives or to otherwise be acting in violation of these Official Rules. CAUTION:
Any attempt by a Competitor to deliberately damage any website or undermine the
legitimate operations of the Competition is a violation of criminal and civil laws. Should
such an attempt be made, ON THE TOWN RIDDLES LLC reserves the right to seek
damages from any such Competitor to the fullest extent permitted by the law and to
disqualify such Competitor from the Competition.
7. MISCELLANEOUS CONDITIONS. Failure to comply with these Official Rules may
result in Your disqualification from the Competition. ON THE TOWN RIDDLES LLC
reserves the right to permanently disqualify any person it believes has intentionally
violated these Official Rules. Competition is subject to all federal, state and local laws
and regulations. Entry to the competition and all associated benefits and prizes are void
where prohibited by law.
8. CANCELLATION AND FORCE MAJEURE. ON THE TOWN RIDDLES LLC reserves
the right to cancel or amend the competition and these terms and conditions without
notice and will not be deemed to be in default or otherwise responsible for delays and
failures in performance resulting from acts of God; acts of war or civil disturbance;
delays in shipping; epidemics; governmental action or inaction; fires; earthquakes;
unavailability of labor, materials, power, or communication; or anticipated breach of any
applicable law or regulation; or other causes beyond ON THE TOWN RIDDLES LLC’s
control. Any changes to the competition will be notified to entrants as soon as possible
by ON THE TOWN RIDDLES LLC.
9. THIRD PARTY INFORMATION. ON THE TOWN RIDDLES LLC is not responsible
for inaccurate prize or competition details supplied to any entrant by any third party
connected with this competition.
10. ALTERNATIVE PRIZES. No alternative to the prizes will be offered. The prizes are
not transferable. Prizes are subject to availability and we reserve the right to substitute
any prize with another of equivalent value without giving notice.
11. WINNER ELIGIBILITY. A winner will be eligible:
• I. By having the correct answer to the riddle submitted by a valid registered participant
within the submittal dates of March 15, 2015 and April 15, 2015. Answer submittal
must be done on the www.onthetownriddles.com website and include valid registration
number. Correct answers will be revealed/provided by ON THE TOWN RIDDLES
LLC from all entries received and verified by Promoter and or its agents by May
13, 2015. Answers that are submitted but not received by ON THE TOWN RIDDLES
LLC because of any type of error will not be eligible. Participants will receive email
confirmation that their answer submittal has been accepted correctly.
• II. TIES: In event of a tie, Winner will be determined based on a final tie breaker
competition hosted by ON THE TOWN RIDDLES LLC at a location to be determined
at a later date. Participants who submit the correct answer verified by ON THE TOWN
RIDDLES LLC and or its agents may be subjected to compete for the final grand prize
winner position if more than one participant submits the correct answer. ON THE
TOWN RIDDLES LLC will host and conduct a riddle format competition for qualifying
participants with the correct answer to determine a final winner of the Competition
within 28 days of the end of the submittal period. Participants for the final Competition
MUST BE THE REGISTERED PARTICIPANT that matches the correct answer
submittal and provide a valid drivers license, state ID or U.S. Passport to prevent
cheating. Participant must be present at final Competition to win grand prize if a final
Competition becomes necessary.
• III. At no time will a winner be selected by random drawing.
• IV. If NO VALID CORRECT ANSWER is submitted within the submittal period, ON
THE TOWN RIDDLES LLC will donate the grand prize to the grand prize of its next
Competition to be held within 12 months. If no Competition is held within 12 months
after this Competition concludes and no winner has been defined, ON THE TOWN
RIDDLES LLC will donate the prize to a non-profit charity of its choice within 2 years
of the end of the Competition .
12. WINNER NOTIFICATION. The winner will be notified by email and/or letter within 28
days of the closing date. If the winner cannot be contacted or does not claim the prize
within 14 days of notification, ON THE TOWN RIDDLES reserves the right to withdraw
the prize from the winner and add the grand prize winnings to the grand prize of the
next Competition conducted by ON THE TOWN RIDDLES LLC.
• I. PRIZE & APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUE (“ARV”): Number of winners, prize
and ARV as outlined in website blog posting. Winner is solely responsible for all
expenses, costs or fees associated with transportation and acceptance and/or use
of the prize not specified herein as being awarded, including without limitation, any
and all taxes (if any). Winner is not a recipient of a prize until s/he has been verified
as the Winner by ON THE TOWN RIDDLES LLC or judges. Upon fulfilling prize, ON
THE TOWN RIDDLES LLC will be deemed to have awarded the prize to the Winner
and such Winner assumes full responsibility for the prize. All prize details are at ON
THE TOWN RIDDLES LLC sole discretion.
• II. Entrants acknowledge that transportation, if applicable, is not included in
the prize and that any events are beyond the control of ON THE TOWN RIDDLES
LLC and are subject to being rescheduled, modified or cancelled. In that event,
ON THE TOWN RIDDLES LLC reserves the right to, at its discretion, reschedule
the Competition, entry and/or end dates, modify the entry procedures, cancel the
Competition, or cancel the awarding of ticket(s).
• III. ON THE TOWN RIDDLES LLC will notify the winner when and where the
prize can be collected.
13. DECISION FINAL. ON THE TOWN RIDDLES LLC decision in respect of all matters
to do with the competition will be final and no correspondence will be entered into.
14. AGREEMENT TO BE BOUND. By entering this competition, an entrant is
indicating his/her agreement to be bound by these terms and conditions. Entry into the
competition will be deemed as acceptance of these terms and conditions.
15. GOVERNING LAW. This agreement shall be subject to and governed by the laws
of the State of Michigan. Should for any reason the arbitration clause of this Agreement
be declared invalid, You agree that any claim or dispute arising out of or related to
this agreement is to be brought exclusively in the appropriate State Court located in
Oakland County, Michigan. You agree to submit to such jurisdiction and that such
jurisdiction is convenient.
16. PUBLICITY RELEASE AND PERMISSION FOR PROMOTION. Winning constitutes
permission (except where prohibited by law) to use Winner’s name, images, hometown,
likeness, prize won, and photograph (all at ON THE TOWN RIDDLES’ discretion) for
future advertising, publicity in any and all media now or hereafter devised throughout
the world in perpetuity, without additional compensation, notification or permission. The
winner agrees to the use of his/her name and image in any publicity material. ON THE
TOWN RIDDLES will not sell or provide any personal data to any third party without the
entrant’s prior consent. By entering in this Competition, Competition participants agree
to ON THE TOWN RIDDLES LLC’s use of their personal information and likeness for
both online and offline direct marketing purposes. For details and to opt-out, visit ON
17. VERIFICATION OF WINNER. The winner’s name will be available 28 days after
closing date and will be posted on www.onthetownriddles.com for 6 months. Requests
for winners name can be submitted by contacting ON THE TOWN RIDDLES LLC at
18. ARBITRATION & CHOICE OF LAW: Except where prohibited by law, as a
condition of participating in this Competition, Competitor agrees that (1) any and all
disputes and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Competition, or any
prizes awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action
lawsuit, and exclusively by final and binding arbitration under the rules of the American
Arbitration Association and held at the AAA regional office nearest to Ferndale,
Michigan; (2) the Federal Arbitration Act shall govern the interpretation, enforcement
and all proceedings at such arbitration; and (3) judgment upon such arbitration award
may be entered in any court having jurisdiction. Under no circumstances will Competitor
be permitted to obtain awards for, and Competitor hereby waives all rights to claim,
punitive, incidental or consequential damages, or any other damages, including
attorneys’ fees, other than Competitor’s actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e., costs
associated with entering this Competition ), and Competitor further waives all rights
to have damages multiplied or increased. All issues and questions concerning the
construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the
rights and obligations of Competitors and ON THE TOWN RIDDLES LLC in connection
with this Competition, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the
substantive laws of the State of Michigan, USA without regard to Michigan choice of law
19. SAFE AND SOBER DRIVING PRACTICES REQUIRED. ON THE TOWN
RIDDLES LLC promotes safe driving practices in compliance and accordance with
all laws of the State of Michigan for operating a motorized vehicle. ON THE TOWN
RIDDLES LLC requires as a condition of entry that all participants refrain from driving
under the influence of alcohol or any illegal controlled substances while participating
in the Competition. Transportation for this Competition will be necessary. The use of
public transportation and/or a designated licensed operator not under the influence of
alcohol or any substance that may impair driving is required to participate in all aspects
of this Competition. ON THE TOWN RIDDLES LLC will not be held responsible for
any travel expenses related or not related to any of its Competition s. ON THE TOWN
RIDDLES LLC will not be held responsible or accountable for any incidence pertaining
to the violation of any traffic laws or public disorder that any participant becomes
involved in during the duration of this or any Competition that ON THE TOWN RIDDLES
20. RELEASE AND WAIVER OF LIABILITY. BY ENTERING THIS COMPETITION,
ENTRANT, FOR THEMSELVES AND THEIR HEIRS, AGENTS AND ASSIGNS
THEIR HEIRS AND ASSIGNS HEREBY RELEASES, WAIVES, DISCHARGES,
HOLDS HARMLESS AND COVENANTS NOT TO SUE ON THE TOWN RIDDLES
LLC, ITS DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, INSTRUCTORS,
AND AGENTS (THE “RELEASEES”) FROM ALL LIABILITY TO THE ENTRANT
AND THEIR AGENTS, ASSIGNS, HEIRS, AND NEXT OF KIN FOR ANY LOSS
OR DAMAGES, AND ANY CLAIM OR DEMANDS THEREEFORE ON ACCOUNT
OF INJURY TO THE PERSON OR PROPERTY OR RESULTING IN DEATH OR
INJURY OF THE ENTRANT, WHETHER CAUSED BY NEGLIGENCE OF THE
RELEASEES OR OTHERWISE WHILE THE UNDERSIGNED IS PARTICIPATING IN
ANY COMPETITION AFFILIATED WITH ON THE TOWN RIDDLES LLC. ENTRANT
UNDERSTANDS AND ACCEPTS THAT THIS WAIVER IS TO BE CONSTRUED AS
BROADLY AS POSSIBLE AND TO RELEASE THE RELEASEES FROM LIABILITY TO
THE GREATEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
21. WARRANTY DISCLAIMER AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY. ON THE
TOWN RIDDLES LLC MAKES NO EXPRESS WARRANTIES RELATED TO THE
COMPETITION EXCEPT FOR THOSE SPECIFICALLY CONTAINED IN THIS
AGREEMENT, IF ANY. NO OTHER STATEMENT OR REPRESENTATION SHALL
BE CONSIDERED AS A PART OF THE BASIS OF THE BARGAIN BETWEEN ON
THE TOWN RIDDLES LLC AND YOU. ON THE TOWN RIDDLES LLC EXPRESSLY
DISCLAIMS ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO,
ANY WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY OR OF FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR
USE OR PURPOSE, OR ARISING BY STATUTE OR OTHERWISE IN LAW OR
FROM A COURSE OF DEALING, COURSE OF PERFORMANCE, OR USAGE OF
TRADE. THE TOTAL LIABILITY, IF ANY, OF ON THE TOWN RIDDLES LLC AND
THAT OF ITS OFFICERS, MEMBERS, DIRECTORS, SHAREHOLDERS, AGENTS
AND EMPLOYEES TO ENTRANT FOR DAMAGES WITH RESPECT TO THIS
AGREEMENT AND THE COMPETITION SHALL NOT EXCEED THE ENTRANT’S
ENTRY FEE FOR THE COMPETITION . IN NO EVENT SHALL ON THE TOWN
RIDDLES LLC, ITS OFFICERS, MEMBERS, DIRECTORS, SHAREHOLDERS,
AGENTS, AND EMPLOYEES HAVE ANY LIABILITY FOR PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY,
INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR SPECIAL DAMAGES, INCLUDING WITHOUT
LIMITATION, ECONOMIC DAMAGES, LOST PROFITS OR REVENUES. THE
LIMITATIONS AND EXCLUSIONS IN THIS PARAGRAPH SHALL APPLY TO ALL
CLAIMS OF EVERY NATURE, KIND AND DESCRIPTION, WHETHER ARISING
FROM BREACH OF CONTRACT, BREACH OF WARRANTY, STRICT LIABILITY,
NEGLIGENCE OR OTHER TORT, OR OTHERWISE. DAMAGES AS LIMITED BY
THIS PARAGRAPH IS ENTRANT'S SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY IN THE EVENT
THAT ANY OTHER REMEDY PROVIDED IN THIS AGREEMENT FAILS OF ITS
22. MODIFICATION AND WAIVER. No waiver or modification of this Agreement will be
valid unless it is in writing and signed by ON THE TOWN RIDDLES LLC. Furthermore,
any waiver by either party of any breach of any provision of this contract shall not
operate or be construed as a waiver of any subsequent breach.
23. ASSIGNMENT OR DELEGATION. You may not assign or delegate this Agreement
or any of your rights hereunder without the express written consent of On The Town
Riddles LLC, which can be withheld at our sole discretion.
24. RELATIONSHIP OF THE PARTIES. Nothing contained in this Agreement shall
be construed as creating any agency, partnership, joint venture or employment
25. LEGAL EXPENSES: In the event of any suit instituted by either party against the
other in any way connected with this Agreement, the party who receives judgment or
arbitration award in their favor, shall recover from the other party reasonable attorney's
fees and actual court costs in connection with said suit.
26. THIRD PARTY BENEFICIARIES. This Agreement will not confer any rights
or remedies on any third party, other than the parties to this Agreement and their
respective successors and permitted assigns.
27. TITLES. Titles and headings to articles, sections, or paragraphs in this Agreement
are inserted for convenience of reference only and are not intended to effect the
interpretation or construction of the agreement.
28. AGREEMENT TO GOVERN. Any purchases and Competition entries by You are
governed by this Agreement and this Agreement shall prevail over any contrary or
inconsistent terms contained in any communication or document of either party, unless
expressly incorporated herein on the face of this Agreement.
29. SEVERABILITY. If any provision, paragraph or subparagraph of this Agreement
is adjudicated by any Court to be void and unenforceable in whole or in part, such
adjudication shall not be deemed to affect the validity of the remainder of the
Agreement, including any other provision, paragraph or subparagraph. Each provision,
paragraph or subparagraph of the Agreement is declared to be separable from each
other provision, paragraph or subparagraph and constitutes a separate, distinct
30. COMPLETE UNDERSTANDING. This Agreement constitutes the entire Agreement
between the parties with respect to the subject matter hereof. This Agreement
supersedes any and all other agreements, whether oral or in writing, between the
parties with respect to the subject matter hereof...