Sweepstakes Rules

  1. SPONSOR.  The 2020 United Performing Arts Fund Incentive Campaign Sweepstakes is sponsored by United Performing Arts Fund, Inc. (“Sponsor”), 301 W. Wisconsin Avenue Suite 600, Milwaukee, WI 53203.

  2. ELIGIBILITY.  NO DONATION OR PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. MAKING A DONATION OR PURCHASE DOES NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. The 2020 United Performing Arts Fund Incentive Campaign Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) is open to natural persons who are legal residents of the State of Wisconsin and eighteen (18) years of age or older at the time of entering the Sweepstakes.  Employees of United Performing Arts Fund, Inc. and members of their immediate families (spouse, children, and in-laws) are not eligible to enter the Sweepstakes.

  3. TO ENTER SWEEPSTAKES.  The Sweepstakes begins on September 1, 2019 at 12:01 a.m. Central Time and ends on June 15, 2020 at 11:59 p.m. Central Time (“Sweepstakes Period”).  Each eligible person is entitled to one (1) Sweepstakes entry during the Sweepstakes Period.  There are eight (8) ways to enter the Sweepstakes: 

    1. an eligible person who renews, or submits a pledge form to United Performing Arts Fund, Inc. to renew, his or her first-time 2019 gift to United Performing Arts Fund, Inc. will be automatically entered in the Sweepstakes by the Sponsor for one chance to win four tickets to Milwaukee Ballet’s The Nutcracker, which is described below; or

    2. an eligible person who renews, or submits a pledge form to United Performing Arts Fund, Inc. to renew, his or her first-time 2019 gift to United Performing Arts Fund, Inc. will be automatically entered in the Sweepstakes by the Sponsor for one chance to win four tickets to Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra’s performance of Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony, which is described below; or

    3. an eligible person who increases, or submits a pledge form to United Performing Arts Fund, Inc. to increase, his or her total 2019 gift to United Performing Arts Fund, Inc. by Fifty-Two Dollars ($52) or more will be automatically entered in the Sweepstakes by the Sponsor for one chance to win a $500 gift card, which is described below; or

    4. an eligible person who increases, or submits a pledge form to United Performing Arts Fund, Inc. to increase, his or her total 2019 gift to United Performing Arts Fund, Inc. by Fifty-Two Dollars ($52) or more will be automatically entered in the Sweepstakes by the Sponsor for one chance to win a four-pack of Milwaukee Brewers tickets for one home game, which is described below; or

    5. an eligible person who increases, or submits a pledge form to United Performing Arts Fund, Inc. to increase, his or her total 2019 gift to United Performing Arts Fund, Inc. by One-Hundred Dollars ($100) or more, or gives a new gift of One-Hundred Dollars ($100) or more will be automatically entered in the Sweepstakes by the Sponsor for one chance to win the Grand Geneva Getaway, which is described below; or

    6. an eligible person who increases, or submits a pledge form to United Performing Arts Fund, Inc. to increase, his or her total 2019 gift to United Performing Arts Fund, Inc. by One-Hundred Dollars ($100) or more, or gives a new gift of One-Hundred Dollars ($100) or more will be automatically entered in the Sweepstakes by the Sponsor for one chance to win the Fear the Deer Experience, which is described below; or

    7. an eligible person who increases, or submits a pledge form to United Performing Arts Fund, Inc. to increase, his or her total 2019 gift to United Performing Arts Fund, Inc. by Three-Hundred Dollars ($300) or more, or gives a new gift of Three-Hundred Dollars ($300) or more will be automatically entered in the Sweepstakes by the Sponsor for one chance to win a travel gift card, which is described below; or

    8. an eligible person who does not make a gift to United Performing Arts Fund, Inc. and/or does not otherwise qualify to be automatically entered in the Sweepstakes by the Sponsor may enter the Sweepstakes for one chance to win each of the prizes described below by legibly printing his or her name, address, telephone number, and the prize(s) for which he or she would like to be entered to win on a sheet of paper and mailing it to United Performing Arts Fund, Inc., Attn: Drawing, 301 W. Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 600, Milwaukee, WI 53203.  

    9. All pledge forms and mailed entries must be received by the Sponsor before the end of the Sweepstakes Period.  Limit one entry per person per prize, regardless of the method of entry.  In the case of the automatic entries (as described in (a) through (g) above), the Sponsor will enter the eligible person in each of the prize drawings for which he or she is eligible.  Sponsor assumes no responsibility for any lost, late, stolen, incomplete, illegible, inaccurate, undelivered, delayed, mutilated, postage-due or misdirected mail, pledge forms, entries, correspondence, requests, claims or other errors or problems in connection with or relating to the Sweepstakes.

  4. PRIZES.  The following prizes will be awarded:
  • Four tickets and a backstage tour for Milwaukee Ballet’s The Nutcracker.  Verifiable retail value: $500.
  • Four tickets to the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra’s Grand Theatre opening weekend performance on October 19, 2020, featuring Ken-David Masur and the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra and Chorus performing Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony, and a pre-performance celebration.  Verifiable retail value: $750.
  • $500 Visa® Gift Card – Good Anywhere.  Verifiable retail value: $500.
  • Four-pack of Brewers field-level seats and access to batting practice.  Verifiable retail value:  $300
  • Grand Geneva Getaway. Deluxe guest room accommodations for two nights, complimentary club access, $100 food and beverage credit.  Verifiable retail value: $900.
  • Fear the Deer Experience. Four tickets to a Milwaukee Bucks home game during the 2020-21 season, autographed Bucks souvenir and merchandise pack, courtside access to pre-game warmups.  Verifiable retail value: $1,000
  • Vacation Getaway:  Travel gift card.  Verifiable retail value: $2,750.
  • All applicable taxes and other expenses associated with the acceptance and/or use of the prizes are the sole responsibility of the winner.
  1. DRAWINGS.  The winner of each prize will be selected from among all eligible entries for that prize in a random drawing to be held at the United Performing Arts Fund offices, 301 W. Wisconsin Avenue Suite 600, Milwaukee, WI  53203, on June 19, 2020.  Limit one prize per person.  Upon winning a prize, the winner will not be eligible to win a subsequent drawing for a prize.  Winners need not be present to win.  Selected entrants will be notified by Sponsor by telephone, mail and/or at an email address provided at the time of entry at Sponsor’s sole discretion.  If a selected entrant does not respond to the Sponsor’s prize notification within five (5) days of the first notification attempt, then the selected entrant will be disqualified and an alternate entrant will be selected.  No cash equivalent or substitution of prizes is offered, except in the sole discretion of the Sponsor.  Prizes are non-transferrable, non-refundable and have no cash value.  The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period. 
  1. GENERAL CONDITIONS.  Entrants and winners agree to comply with these official rules and the decisions of the Sponsor.  The Sponsor’s decisions, which are based on its sole discretion and interpretation of these official rules, are final and binding in all respects.  The Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, terminate or modify this Sweepstakes if the Sweepstakes cannot be conducted as planned.  Entrants and winners grant the Sponsor, and those acting pursuant to Sponsor’s direction, the right to use entrant’s and winner’s name, photograph, likeness, statement, image and/or recorded audio or video footage, for trade, advertising, publicity and promotional purposes in perpetuity without compensation (unless prohibited by law) in all media now known or hereinafter discovered, worldwide, including, but not limited to, the world wide web, without notice, review or approval, and agrees to execute specific consent to such use or uses if requested.  Winners will be required to complete an affidavit of eligibility, liability release and publicity release, along with an Internal Revenue Service Form W-9, which must be returned within the time specified by the Sponsor.  All applicable taxes, transfer fees and expenses associated with the acceptance and use of the prizes are the sole responsibility of the winner.  Prize value may be reported as taxable income to the winner.  Participation in this Sweepstakes may affect the tax deductibility of your gift. You should consult your tax advisor for more detailed information.
  1. NO LIABILITY.  In no event will the Sponsor, their respective advertising and promotion agencies, parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, shareholders, members, agents, representatives, dealers, employees, directors and/or officers (collectively, the “Sweepstakes Parties”) be responsible or liable for any damages or losses of any kind, whether direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, punitive or other damages arising from or in connection with this Sweepstakes.  BY PARTICIPATING IN THIS SWEEPSTAKES, ENTRANTS AND WINNERS AGREE TO HOLD HARMLESS THE SWEEPSTAKES PARTIES FROM AND AGAINST ANY AND ALL CLAIMS OR CAUSES OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF PARTICIPATION IN THE SWEEPSTAKES OR RECEIPT, USE OR MISUSE OF ANY PRIZE, INCLUDING PROPERTY DAMAGE, PERSONAL INJURY OR DEATH.  ENTRANTS AND WINNERS FURTHER AGREE THAT IN ANY CAUSE OF ACTION, THE SWEEPSTAKES PARTIES’ LIABILITY WILL BE LIMITED TO THE COST OF PARTICIPATING IN THE SWEEPSTAKES, AND IN NO EVENT SHALL THE SWEEPSTAKES PARTIES BE LIABLE FOR ATTORNEYS FEES, PUNITIVE, CONSEQUENTIAL, DIRECT OR INDIRECT DAMAGES.  ALL PRIZES ARE PROVIDED “AS IS.”
  1. WINNERS LIST.  A list of winners will be available upon confirmation at https://www.upaf.org/sweepstakes and/or by sending a self-addressed stamped envelope to United Performing Arts Fund, Inc., 301 W. Wisconsin Avenue Suite 600, Milwaukee, WI 53203.