Laetly Sweepstakes Rules



The Laetly Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) begins at 12:01 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) on February 8, 2019 and ends at 11:59 p.m. ET on February 28, 2019 (the “Sweepstakes Period”). The Sweepstakes Administrator’s computer shall be the official timekeeper for all matters related to this Sweepstakes.


  1. River Towns Media LLC, 15 Deertree Lane, Briarcliff Manor, New York 10510 (“River Towns”)


The Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States and District of Columbia who are eighteen (18) years of age or older (nineteen (19) years of age or older in Alabama) at the time of entry (the “Entrant” or “Entrants”). Employees, contractors or interns of River Towns or PFHOF (together, the “Sponsor” or “Sponsor”) and Second Street, and each of their respective divisions, affiliates, parent companies, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion partners (including, in each case, immediate family members) are not eligible to enter the Sweepstakes. For purposes of this Sweepstakes, “immediate family members” is defined as spouses, siblings, parents, children, grandparents and grandchildren, whether as “in-laws”, or by current or past marriage, remarriage, adoption, co-habitation or other familial extension, and any other persons residing at the same household location, whether or not related. In order to enter the Sweepstakes or win the prize, the Entrant must comply fully with these Official Rules, and by entering agrees to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, whose decisions shall be binding and final in all respects.


  1. Entrants should go online to the River Journal website (the “Website” or “Websites”) during the applicable Sweepstakes Period, navigate to the Sweepstakes icon, follow the on-screen instructions, complete the requested contact information and read and electronically agree to these Official Rules (the “Entry” or “Entries”). By submitting the Entry, the Entrant is affirming his/her agreement to the Official Rules of this Sweepstakes.
  2. Entrants are allowed one (1) Entry in this Sweepstakes per day. The Sponsor shall have the right, at any time and in its sole discretion, to immediately disqualify any Entrant that the Sponsor suspect to be tampering with Entries, participation process, operation of the Sweepstakes or otherwise. Any attempt to enter this Sweepstakes by using different email addresses, usernames, identities, or otherwise, or not complying with the rules and Sweepstakes Period dates applicable to the Entrant’s state of residence may disqualify such Entrant and may void all submissions made by such Entrant. Each Entrant may use only one (1) e-mail address. All Entries that are in excess of the stated limits may be disqualified from the Sweepstakes at the Sponsor’ sole and absolute discretion. The Sponsor reserve the right to void all Entries made through any robotic, automatic, mechanically programmed or similar entry duplication method and to disqualify any Entrant using such method.
  3. Entries for the Sweepstakes will not be accepted through e-mail, facsimile, postal mail, express delivery service or hand-delivery to the offices of any one of the Sponsor participating in this Sweepstakes or elsewhere.
  4. The Sponsor are not responsible for late, lost, tampered with, deleted or misdirected Entries that are not timely received or are lost due to computer or electronic malfunctions or other error.Assurance of delivery of the Entry is the sole responsibility of the Entrant.
  5. Entry constitutes permission (except where prohibited by law) to use Entrant’s name, city, state, likeness, image, and/or voice for purposes of advertising, promotion and publicity in any and all media now or hereafter known, throughout the world in perpetuity, without additional compensation, notification, permission or approval.


Three (3) grand prize winner (the “Grand Prize Winners”) will be selected in a random drawing (the “Grand Prize Drawing”) from all eligible Entries received by 11:59 p.m. ET on January 30, 2019 (the “Deadline Date”). Any Entries received after the Deadline Date will not be eligible for the Grand Prize Drawing. The Grand Prize Drawing will be conducted within twenty-four (24) hours of the Deadline Date.


Odds of winning a prize in this Sweepstakes depend on the total number of eligible Entries (as defined above) received by the Deadline Date.


Each Grand Prize Winner will be awarded the following:
One Laetly Merino Wool Scarf with a retail value of $78 The Sponsor is not responsible if all or any portion of the Prize Package is delayed, postponed or cancelled for any reason, in which event that portion of the prize package is forfeited in its entirety and no substitution will be provided, except in the Sponsor’ sole discretion.

  1. The Sponsor is not responsible or liable in any manner if the Grand Prize Winner or the Guest is unable to accept or use all or any portion of the prize package due to failure to qualify or comply with these Rules or any law, regulation or other rules that apply to acceptance, receipt or use of the prize package.
  2. The Laetly scarves cannot be transferred or substituted, except in the Sponsor’ sole discretion. The Sponsor reserve the right to substitute prizes of equal or greater value should the featured prize, or any elements thereof, become unavailable.
  3. The prize has no cash value and may not be redeemed for cash at any time.



The Grand Prize Winners will each be notified by phone and/or e-mail within forty-eight (48) hours after the Grand Prize Drawing in accordance with the contact information supplied by the Entrant at the time of entry (the “Prize Notification”). If a potential Winner does not respond to the Prize Notification within three (3) business days after the Prize Notification, Sponsor may select an alternate winner in a random drawing from all remaining eligible Entries.

Each of the Winners must sign and have notarized an Affidavit of Eligibility, Liability and Publicity Release (and any other documentation required by Sponsor in their sole discretion) within five (5) business days following the date of first attempted notification in order to be eligible to accept the prize. Failure to sign and return to Sponsor such forms within the requisite timeframe may result in disqualification.

In the event a potential Winner is disqualified for any reason, Sponsor may award the applicable prize to an alternate winner by random drawing from among all remaining eligible Entries.

No substitution of the prizes will be allowed, except at the sole discretion of Sponsor. Sponsor reserve the right to substitute prizes of equal or greater value should the featured prize, or any elements thereof, become unavailable. The prize has no cash value and may not be redeemed for cash at any time.


All local, state and federal taxes incurred by accepting a prize will be the sole responsibility of the prize winner. Any person winning over $600 in prizes during any one (1) year period will receive an IRS Form 1099 at the end of the calendar year, and a copy of such form will be filed with the IRS.


In connection with this Sweepstakes entry process, Sponsor will be collecting personal data about Entrants on the Website in accordance with its privacy policy (the “Policy”). Please review Sponsor’s Policy located on our website. By participating in this Sweepstakes, the Entrant hereby agrees to Sponsor’s collection and usage of the Entrant’s personal information and the Entrant acknowledges that he/she has read and accepted the Policy. When an Entrant enters on the Website, he/she may be asked to consent to receive promotional emails and reminders for upcoming promotions and information about Sponsor and its publications. Consenting to receive such emails is optional and does not have to be agreed to in order to be eligible to enter this Sweepstakes and does not improve the Entrant’s chances of winning. Except where prohibited, participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes the Entrant’s consent to Sponsor’ use of the Entrant’s name, likeness, entry, and state of residence for promotional purposes in any media without further payment or consideration to the Entrant, unless prohibited by law.


By entering, the Entrant agrees to comply with these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor, which are binding and final, and release Sponsor, and each of their divisions, affiliates, parent companies, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies and anyone associated with the production of this Sweepstakes, and their respective directors, officers, employees and agents from any and all liability for any claims, injuries, losses or damages (including attorneys fees) of any kind arising out of their participation in this Sweepstakes or resulting from acceptance, possession, use or misuse of any prize. The potential prize winner waives the right to assert as a cost of winning the prize any and all costs of verification and redemption or travel to redeem said prize and waives any liability or claims (including attorneys fees) which might arise from redeeming or seeking to redeem said prize. In the event of non-compliance with these Official Rules, or if prize notification is returned to Sponsor as undeliverable, if prize is refused or cannot be accepted for any reason, the prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner will be selected in a random drawing. Upon forfeiture or refusal, no compensation will be given. Acceptance of prize constitutes permission to use the winner’s name, photograph, likeness and/or statements attributed to winner regarding the Sweepstakes, for advertising and publicity purposes without further compensation or consent. All entries become the property of Sponsor. This Sweepstakes shall only be construed and evaluated according to the laws of the State of New York, without regard to the principles of conflicts of laws and submission of any entry constitutes acceptance of such laws. This Sweepstakes is void where prohibited. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply.

It is the Entrant’s responsibility to enter in the appropriate manner. Each Entrant is responsible for all costs or charges involved in accessing the Websites and warrants that the cost of accessing the Websites, if any, is part of a larger agreement with an Internet Service Provider or some other means, and that the cost of this access is not an incremental cost. If for any reason the internet portion of the program is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserve the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process, and to cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend the Sweepstakes. Should the Sweepstakes be terminated prior to January 30, 2019, the Grand Prize Winner will be drawn at days-end from eligible entries received up to the time of cancellation. Sponsor assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communication line failure, theft, or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of entries. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, misdirected, illegible, damaged or undelivered entries. Sponsor is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunctions of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, services or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any email or entry to be received due to technical problems or traffic congestion on the internet or at any web site, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to participant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participation or downloading of any material in this Sweepstakes. CAUTION: Any attempt by an Entrant to deliberately damage any website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes is a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserve the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. In the event of a dispute, entries will be declared made by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at time of entry. “Authorized account holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization (e.g. business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. Automated entries are prohibited, and any use of such devices will cause disqualification. Collection and use of personally identifiable information will be in accordance with each of the Sponsor Privacy Policies as posted on each of their Websites.

Any and all decisions of Sponsor regarding the Sweepstakes are final.

This Sweepstakes is not intended for gambling. If it is determined that an Entrant is using the Sweepstakes for gambling purposes, he/she will be disqualified and reported to authorities.

Sponsor and its affiliates reserve the right to use any and all information related to the Sweepstakes, including information on Entrants obtained through the Sweepstakes, for marketing purposes or any other purpose, unless prohibited by law.

Sponsor reserve the right to cancel, modify, or suspend the Sweepstakes or any element thereof (including, without limitation, these Official Rules) without notice in any manner and for any reason (including, without limitation, in the event of any unanticipated occurrence that is not fully addressed in these Official Rules). In the event of cancellation, modification, or suspension, Sponsor reserve the right to select Winners in a random drawing from among all eligible, non-suspect Entries received prior to the time of the event warranting such cancellation, modification, or suspension. Notice of such cancellation, modification, or suspension will be posted on the Website. Sponsor may prohibit any Entrant or potential Entrant from participating in the Sweepstakes, if such Entrant or potential Entrant shows a disregard for these Official Rules; acts with an intent to annoy, abuse, threaten, or harass any other Entrant, Sponsor, or Sponsor’ agents or representatives; or behaves in any other disruptive manner (as determined by Sponsor in their sole discretion). Sponsor reserve the right to modify these Official Rules for clarification purposes without materially affecting the terms and conditions of the Sweepstakes. An Entrant’s participation in this Sweepstakes after the posting date of revised Sweepstakes rules signifies notice and agreement to the revised Official Rules of this Sweepstakes.


To obtain the name of the Winners, contact Alain Begun, Publisher, at by March 1, 2019.


For any questions related to this Sweepstakes, please contact


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