The Daytona Beach News-Journal Women In Business Nominations (the “Nominations”) begins at 12 a.m. Time (“EST”) on June 12, 2017, and ends at 11:59 p.m. EST on July 10, 2017 (the “Sweepstakes Period”).


The following publications are participating in this Sweepstakes (the “Publication” or “Publications”): The Daytona Beach News-Journal


The Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of the United States who are eighteen (18) years of age or older at the time of entry  and who reside within fifty (50) miles of the circulation area of the Publication(s) (the “Entrant” or “Entrants”).  Employees, contractors and interns of GateHouse Media, LLC and CA Daytona Holdings, Inc. DBA: Daytona Beach News-Journal, Inc. (together, “GateHouse Media”), and the businesses appearing on this page (the “Sponsors”), and each of their respective divisions, affiliates, parent companies, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies (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 (the “Official Rules”), and by entering agrees to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of GateHouse Media, whose decisions shall be binding and final in all respects. 


Entrants should log on to (the “Website”) during the Submission Period and complete the applicable registration form.  Entrants must provide all requested information in the required fields as instructed.    Entrants should then click “submit” to be entered in the Sweepstakes (the “Entry” or “Entries”). 


Entries for the Sweepstakes will not be accepted through e-mail, via facsimile, postal mail or at the offices of the Publication.

There is no limit to the amount of Entries that may be submitted in this Sweepstakes.    

Use of E-mail Addresses

By participating in the Sweepstakes, Entrants agree to opt-in to receive e-mail communications from GateHouse Media or the Sponsors.  If Entrants choose to opt out of such future communications from GateHouse Media or the Sponsors, they will be able to do so by following the instructions on any electronic communications sent by GateHouse Media or the Sponsors.  Upon opting-out, GateHouse Media or the Sponsors will no longer send e-mail messages to the Entrant.  An Entrant’s choice to opt out will not affect eligibility in the Sweepstakes.


All Entries will be entered into (the “Contest”) for a chance to be featured as one of the 2017 Women in Business and honored on September 27th at the Banquet.

The potential Winners will be notified by phone or email in accordance with the contact information provided. 

The Winner must sign an Affidavit of Eligibility, Liability and Publicity Release in order to be eligible to accept any prize.  

No substitution or transfer of the prize will be allowed, except at the sole discretion of GateHouse Media.  GateHouse Media reserves the right to substitute prizes of equal or greater value.  All local, state and federal taxes incurred by accepting a prize will be the sole responsibility of the Winner.   The prize has no cash value and may not be redeemed for cash at any time.  No compensation will be given for lost, stolen, mutilated or expired gift cards or gift certificates.   GateHouse Media is not responsible for replacing lost, stolen, mutilated or expired gift cards or gift certificates.  Fulfillment of gift cards and gift certificates is the sole responsibility of the merchant, not GateHouse Media, and is only redeemable at the specified locations.  The gift certificate or gift card must be surrendered upon redemption and no photocopies or reproductions will be honored.  It is illegal to scalp any tickets won from GateHouse Media.  If a prize winner is caught scalping tickets, he or she will be ejected from the venue and this will result in the winner’s disqualification from this and all future GateHouse Media sweepstakes and contests.  The resale or auction of GateHouse Media prizes or tickets will result in the winner’s disqualification from all future GateHouse Media sweepstakes and contests.

Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible Entries submitted. 


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 Publication’s Website and warrants that the cost of accessing the site, 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 theinternet 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 GateHouse Media which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, GateHouse Media reserves 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 the end of the Sweepstakes Period, winners will be drawn at days-end from eligible entries received online up to the time of cancellation.  GateHouse Media 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. GateHouse Media is not responsible for lost, misdirected, illegible, damaged or undelivered entries. GateHouse Media 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 theinternet or at anyweb 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, GateHouse Media reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. In the event of a dispute, entries made by Internet 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 the Publication’s Privacy Policy as posted on the Website. 


By entering, Entrants agree to comply with these Official Rules and the decisions of GateHouse Media, which are binding and final, and release GateHouse Media, and each of its 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 winners waive 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 GateHouse Media 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, Sweepstakes submissions and/or statements attributed to winners regarding the Sweepstakes, for advertising and publicity purposes without further compensation or consent.  All entries become the property of GateHouse Media.  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.

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.

GateHouse Media 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.

GateHouse Media and their affiliates reserve the right to change the rules of the Sweepstakes at any time.

The decisions of GateHouse Media regarding all aspects of the Sweepstakes shall be final and binding  in all respects.  GateHouse Media will not be responsible for typographical, printing or other inadvertent errors in these Official Rules or in other materials relating to the Sweepstakes.  If you have any questions regarding this Sweepstakes, please contact Jamie Brown at 386.681.2515.  


To obtain the names of the Winners, contact the Publication at Jamie Brown 386.681.2515


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