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Congrats Andrew Baisley on winning our contest!

 

Entrepreneurs need mentors, so we found one of the best! We’re sponsoring a trip for one lucky US-based entrepreneur to have dinner with Tony Hsieh in Las Vegas. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to meet one of the most successful entrepreneurs around and ask him as many questions as you can think of!

 

So how do you enter to win?  It’s easy!

1) Head over to contest.startupweekend.org

2) Enter your email address to join our invite list so we can let you know when we launch

3) Let your friends know about us via email, Facebook, Twitter, etc.

 

Official Rules:

Startup Weekend’s “The Ultimate Startup Dinner Sweepstakes”

ENTRY INFORMATION

  1. Entries must be completed and submitted between 12:01 a.m. PST 08/15/2011 and 11:59 p.m. CST 09/01/2011.  One winning entry will be chosen at random on or before 5 p.m. PST on 09/07/2011.
  2. Limit: one entry per person/email address. Entrant must be age 21 or older at the time of entry.
  3. Sweepstakes open to natural persons who are legal residents of and physically located in 1 of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia.
  4. Purchase or acceptance of a product offer does not improve your chances of winning.
  5. Odds of winning are determined by the total number of eligible entries received.
  6. Employees or immediate family members of employees of Startup Weekend or Zappos.com, Inc. and its affiliates (“Sweepstakes Entities”) are not eligible.
  7. Entries that are incomplete, altered, forged, or irregular in any way or are otherwise not in compliance with these official rules are void.  Startup Weekend is not responsible for late, lost, or misdirected entries or errors.
  8. Winner’s name will be posted by 10/07/2011 here on this blog post and also contacted via email.  Potential winner will have 7 business days to reply with their acceptance of their prize and return of a signed Affidavit of Eligibility/Publicity Release.  Startup Weekend reserves the right to disqualify the potential winner and choose an alternate potential winner if we do not receive a reply within 7 business days.
  9. Void where prohibited by law.

PRIZE

  1. One sponsored plane ticket to Las Vegas (maximum value $750) and two nights in a hotel of choice (maximum value $500) and Dinner with Tony Hsieh! (Priceless) Total Approximate Retail Value of the prize:  $1500
  2. All federal, state or other tax liabilities (including income taxes) will be the sole responsibility of the winner.
  3. Prize cannot be transferred, assigned or redeemed for cash.
  4. Except where prohibited by law, the winner’s acceptance of the prize constitutes agreement for the Sweepstakes Entities to use winner’s name, biographical information, city and state of residence, voice, statements, photographs, video and likeness for advertising and promotional purposes on a worldwide basis without further notice or compensation.
  5. Trip shall be taken on a date that is mutually agreeable to the winner, Startup Weekend and Tony Hsieh.

RELEASE

  1. By participating, entrants waive any right to claim ambiguity in the Sweepstakes or these Official Rules.
  2. WINNERS AND ENTRANTS RELEASE, DISCHARGE, AND AGREE TO INDEMNIFY AND HOLD HARMLESS SPONSOR, ZAPPOS.COM, INC., TONY HSIEH, AND EACH OF THEIR RESPECTIVE DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, PARENTS, SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, AGENTS AND REPRESENTATIVES FROM AND AGAINST ANY LIABILITY FOR ANY DAMAGES, INJURY OR LOSSES TO ANY PERSON (INCLUDING DEATH) OR PROPERTY OF ANY KIND RESULTING IN WHOLE OR IN PART, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY FROM ACCEPTANCE, POSSESSION, MISUSE OR USE OF ANY PRIZE OR PARTICIPATION IN ANY SWEEPSTAKES-RELATED ACTIVITY OR PARTICIPATION IN THIS SWEEPSTAKES.

SPONSOR

  1. Startup Weekend is the sole sponsor of this Sweepstakes.
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