Win a Pass to PASS Summit Contest

These Official Rules and Guidelines govern your participation in the “Win a Pass to PASS Summit” giveaway (“Promotion”), sponsored by Idera (“Sponsor”).


Promotion Dates
Contest runs from August 21 during the broadcast of “Introduction to SQL Server Clustering“ airing at 2pm Center Time.(“Promotion Period”).

Promotion Prize
The winner of the promotion will receive one full attendee conference registration to PASS Summit 2013 in Charlotte, NC.  Total prize value not to exceed $2,295.

Eligibility and How to Enter
The Promotion is open to attendees of the broadcast “A Gentle Introduction to SQL Server Clustering“on August 21, 11:00am Central Time (-05:00 GMT). Registrants must provide a valid email and must remain on the broadcast for at least 25 minutes.

Prize package cannot be exchanged for its cash value. Taxes and fees may apply, and are the sole responsibility of the winner. In the event the winner has already purchased a full conference registration to PASS Summit, the Sponsor will reimburse the winner the value of the full conference registration at the time it was purchased in USD. Promotion winner will need to provide proof of purchase.  Promotion winner is solely responsible for all other travel expenses incurred.

This Promotion is subject to all applicable federal, provincial, state and municipal laws and regulations, and is void where prohibited.

By entering, participants acknowledge compliance with these Official Rules and Guidelines (“Official Rules”), including eligibility requirements, and the decisions of the Sponsor and/or its agents as final.

Winner must be 18 years of age or older, unless otherwise stated and/or posted.

There will be one winner for this promotion.

Winner meeting all the eligibility requirements will be notified on or around August 21 via the email address provided (see eligibility requirements).  A total of 3 attempts will be made to reach the winner over the course of 72 hours. In the event that the winner does not respond to these attempts, an alternative winner will be randomly selected and subject to the same conditions as stated above. Any and all applicable taxes are the sole responsibility of the winner. Tax form 1099 will be issued when required by law. Total value of Grand Prize is valued at approximately $2,295.00 USD.

The odds of winning a prize depend on the total number of eligible entries received. Grand prize is not convertible to cash.  Grand prize is transferable to another registrant of the webcast at the winner’s discretion.

Legal Sponsor may require winners to sign and return an affidavit of eligibility, a liability release, and (where lawful) a publicity release as a condition of receiving the prize. This Promotion is subject to all applicable federal, provincial, state and municipal laws and regulations. Winner acknowledges and agrees that it will be the winner’s sole obligation to report all federal, provincial, state and municipal income, and to pay all taxes related thereto, for all prizes received from Sponsor pursuant to this Promotion, if applicable. These rules govern all aspects of the Promotion and are binding to all participants. Each winner agrees to indemnify Sponsor and hold it harmless to the extent any obligations are imposed by law on Sponsor to pay any applicable federal, provincial, state and municipal taxes or similar items in connection with any cash award made to the winner by Sponsor. The participant represents and warrants to Sponsor that by participating in this Promotion they are not violating any law or policy of their employer.

By participating in the Promotion, each participant agrees to be bound by the Promotion Official Rules. Participants also agree to release and hold Sponsor and the employees, officers, directors, shareholders, agents, representatives of Sponsor, its parent companies, affiliates and subsidiaries harmless from any and all losses, damages, rights, claims and actions of any kind in connection with the Promotion or resulting from acceptance, possession, or use of any prize, including without limitation, personal injury, death, and property damage, and claims based on publicity rights, defamation, or invasion of privacy.

Additional Terms
Except where prohibited, by accepting any prize, winner consents to the use of his/her name and other information provided for advertising and promotional purposes without additional compensation.

To find out the winner of this promotion you can email [email protected] with subject “Win a Pass to PASS” after August 26, 2013.