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April: New Orleans Trivia Contest

Please note that this contest ended April 30, 2014. Four trivia contest winners, chosen at random, received free Premier Access registration to the 2014 REALTORSŪ Conference & Expo.

Please email us if you'd like a copy of the official Rules & Regulations of this contest. Winners' names will be posted shortly.

May: Bring a Buddy Contest

What You Could Win: $100 American Express gift card.

How it works: Those who register for the 2014 REALTORSŪ Conference & Expo, and send a quick email to their friends letting them know they are attending the event, will be entered into a monthly drawing for a $100 American Express gift card!

Enter the contest by scrolling to the bottom of your registration confirmation email and clicking the link under the "Invite a Friend" section.

Winners:

May: Cindi Bulla, Amarillo, TX
June: Bill Ladd, Russellville, AR
July: Traci Moniot, Indio, CA
August: Shawn Hornsby, Morris, IL
September: Heather Quinn, Red Lodge, MT

Rules & Regulations: You must be a registered 2014 REALTORSŪ Conference & Expo attendee to participate. This contest is only valid for eligible members of the National Association of REALTORSŪ -- must provide a current NRDS ID and valid e-mail address to be eligible. NAR Staff, their immediate families and those living in their households are not eligible to enter. E-mail addresses will not be shared or sold and will only be used to contact the winners.

Each month from May through October, NAR Conventions will draw the name of one person at random who has provided us with their email address and at least one valid email address of a colleague. Each entrant is only eligible to receive one prize.

Each winner will be notified by email shortly after each monthly drawing, using the email address provided to refer the colleague(s). Notification will ask winner to respond with a postal address within two weeks of the notification, and the $100 American Express Gift Card will be sent within two weeks of receiving winner’s mailing address. In the event the email address of the winner is invalid, no longer functioning, or the winner does not provide their postal address within two weeks, a substitute winner will be selected by NAR Conventions by holding another drawing. This prize is non-transferrable and cannot be redeemed for cash.

No purchase is necessary to enter the drawing. Void where prohibited by law. All taxes are solely the responsibility of winner. Odds of winning are determined by the number of valid entries received by NAR Conventions. Winners' names will be posted at www.REALTOR.org/Conference – check the site for monthly winners’ names.

By participating, entrants agree to these official rules, and that the decision of the judges is final and binding in all matters relating to the sweepstakes. Winner grants permission for the use of winner’s name in conjunction with this promotion without additional compensation.

If you would like to enter the contest without providing an email address, please send a postcard to: Bring A Buddy Contest, NAR Conventions, National Association of REALTORSŪ, 430 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60611 and include your Conference & Expo registration number, address, and phone number. Entries must be received by the end of each month from May 2014-October 2014 to be eligible for that month’s drawing.

June: Restaurant Recommendation Contest

What You Could Win: A gift card to a hot new restaurant in New Orleans.

How it works: Those who make a recommendation to their favorite restaurant in New Orleans will be entered into this drawing, and one lucky winner will receive a gift card to a popular New Orleans restaurant!

Winner: Ed Ayres, Houston, Texas

Rules & Regulations: Submit a recommendation to your favorite restaurant in New Orleans, and we’ll award one lucky winner with a gift card to John Besh’s restaurant Domenica. To enter, just email the name of your favorite restaurant along with a brief description (under 25 words) and a photo (optional) to ConvInfo@REALTORS.org. One winner will receive a gift card valued at $100 to Domenica at The Roosevelt Hotel.

All entries must be received between June 1 and June 30, 2014. You may enter multiple times. For the convenience of visitors, all restaurants should be within a 15-minute drive from the Morial Convention Center in New Orleans. Photos must be original and become property of the National Association of REALTORSŪ to use for marketing purposes.

This contest is only valid for eligible members of the National Association of REALTORSŪ – must provide a current NRDS ID and valid e-mail address to be eligible. NAR Staff, their immediate families and those living in their households are not eligible to enter. E-mail addresses will not be shared or sold and will only be used to contact the winners.

One winner will be drawn at random and notified no later than Monday, July 7, 2014. Each winner will be notified by email shortly after each monthly drawing, using the email address provided with the contest submission(s). Notification will ask winner to respond with a postal address within two weeks of the notification, and the restaurant gift certificate will be sent within two weeks of receiving winner’s mailing address. In the event the email address of the winner is invalid, no longer functioning, or the winner does not provide their postal address within two weeks, a substitute winner will be selected by NAR Conventions by holding another drawing.

This prize does not guarantee seating or reservations availability at the restaurant; contact restaurant for full details. This prize is non-transferrable and cannot be redeemed for cash.

No purchase is necessary to enter the drawing. Void where prohibited by law. All taxes are solely the responsibility of winner. Odds of winning are determined by the number of valid entries received by NAR Conventions. Winners' names will be posted at www.REALTOR.org/Conference – check the site for monthly winners’ names.

By participating, entrants agree to these official rules, and that the decision of the judges is final and binding in all matters relating to the sweepstakes. Winner grants permission for the use of winner’s name in conjunction with this promotion without additional compensation.

July: Attractions Contest

What You Could Win: Four Fun Bucks to redeem for NAR tours and attractions.

How it works: Submit a recommendation to your favorite must-see attraction in Louisiana, and we’ll award one lucky registered attendee with four Fun Bucks to redeem for NAR tours and attractions!

Winner: Melisa Camp, Phoenix, AZ


Rules & Regulations: Register for the 2014 REALTORSŪ Conference & Expo, and then, submit a recommendation to your favorite must-see attraction in Louisiana, and we’ll award one lucky attendee with four Fun Bucks to redeem for NAR tours and attractions! To enter, just register for the conference, and email the name of your favorite Louisiana attraction along with a brief description (under 25 words) and a photo (optional) to ConvInfo@REALTORS.org. One winner will receive four Fun Bucks to redeem for NAR tours and attractions. Winner must be registered for the conference.

All entries must be received between July 1 and July 31, 2014. You may enter multiple times. Photos must be original and become property of the National Association of REALTORSŪ to use for marketing purposes.

This contest is only valid for eligible members of the National Association of REALTORSŪ – must provide a current NRDS ID and valid e-mail address – and be registered for the 2014 REALTORSŪ Conference & Expo to be eligible. NAR Staff, their immediate families and those living in their households are not eligible to enter. E-mail addresses will not be shared or sold and will only be used to contact the winners.

One winner will receive four Fun Bucks valid only for redemption of tours and attractions offered as part of the NAR Tours Program for the 2014 REALTORSŪ Conference & Expo in New Orleans. Fun Bucks must be exchanged only for tours or attractions offered during the following dates: Wednesday, November 5 through Monday, November 10. Instructions for redemption will be provided to the winner upon confirmation of eligibility.

One winner will be drawn at random and notified no later than Monday, August 4, 2014. The winner will be notified by email shortly after the drawing, using the email address provided with the contest submission(s). Notification will ask winner to respond within two weeks of the notification with his/her registration ID number and a list of tours and/or attractions found here that he/she would like to have added to his/her registration record; the list of tours/attractions should not exceed the total number of four (4) Fun Bucks. In the event the email address of the winner is invalid, no longer functioning, or the winner does not provide their registration ID number and list of tours/attractions within two weeks, a substitute winner will be selected by NAR Conventions by holding another drawing.

This prize does not guarantee tour or attraction availability. This prize is non-transferrable and cannot be redeemed for cash.

No purchase is necessary to enter the drawing. Void where prohibited by law. All taxes are solely the responsibility of winner. Odds of winning are determined by the number of valid entries received by NAR Conventions. Winners' names will be posted at REALTOR.org/Conference – check the site for monthly winners’ names.

By participating, entrants agree to these official rules, and that the decision of the judges is final and binding in all matters relating to the sweepstakes. Winner grants permission for the use of winner’s name in conjunction with this promotion without additional compensation.

August: REALTORSŪ Got Talent Season Five Contest

What You Could Win: The grand prize winner will receive $2,000 cash, or a donation in the same amount to their favorite charity -- and additional finalists will each receive $500. Plus, all finalists will receive complimentary registrations to the 2014 REALTORSŪ Conference & Expo (a $400 value)!

How it works: Submit a video audition of you singing/performing with a completed on online entry form.

Rules & Regulations: Access the REALTORSŪ Got Talent Guidelines and Rules & Regulations.

September: Member Value Plus Program

What You Could Win: One winner will receive a $250 American Express gift card -- and all Premier Access pass holders who register between September 1-15 will receive a $25 gift card to the John Besh Restaurant Group via NAR's Member Value Plus Program (MVP)

How it works: Register for the 2014 REALTORSŪ Conference & Expo under a "Premier Access pass" registration option between September 1-15, 2014, and you will receive a $25 gift card to the John Besh Restaurant Group in the mail -- and a shot at a $250 American Express gift card!

Rules & Regulations: Register for the 2014 REALTORSŪ Conference & Expo under a "Premier Access pass" registration option between September 1-15, 2014. Provide a valid email address and a valid mailing address during the registration process.

You will receive a $25 John Best Restaurant Group gift card by USPS mail. Gift cards will be shipped USPS after September 15, 2014 to each registrant's US mailing address on file in the registration system. The drawing for the $250 American Express gift card will be on September 16, 2014, and the winner will be notified no later than September 30, 2014.

Click on the "ACT NOW" button found on this page to register for the "Premier Access" pass today!

Offer valid only for Premier Access registrations made September 1-15, 2014; prior REALTORSŪ Conference & Expo registrations do not qualify. Only US members of the National Association of REALTORSŪ are eligible to receive this offer; must have a valid NRDS ID to qualify.

Reservations to John Besh's restaurants are strongly recommended.

October: Instagram "What Would You Do for Beads?" Contest

What You Could Win: New Orleans speciality beads and $250 gift card

How it works: Submit a photo/video of you showing the craziest thing you would do for beads.

Rules & Regulations: Beads are a long-standing tradition in New Orleans and NAR wants to give one lucky winner a set of specialty beads to wear at the 2014 REALTORSŪ Conference & Expo. You’re sure to stand out at the Morial Convention Center in November! Plus, the one lucky winner will receive a $250 gift card – great for spending money on Bourbon Street.

To enter, submit a photograph or short video demonstrating the craziest thing you would do for beads. It could be a photo/video of how you are promoting the annual conference to your colleagues, how you are getting ready for the event in New Orleans, or just how excited you are to see your fellow REALTORSŪ in November.

Upload your photo or short video to your personal Instagram account, making sure to “tag” the official event Instagram page www.instagram.com/narannual. If you do not have a personal Instagram account, you may also email your photo or short video to ConvInfo@REALTORS.org. By emailing your photo/video, you agree and understand that it will be uploaded to the official event Instagram page www.instagram.com/narannual.

All entries must be uploaded and tagged or received by email between October 1 and October 30, 2014. You may enter multiple times. By submitting the photos/videos, you are providing the National Association of REALTORSŪ a nonexclusive, sub-licensable, royalty-free, perpetual license to use the photos/videos for marketing purposes. You warrant that all photos provided to NAR Conventions shall be your original work product and do not violate any third party intellectual property rights. To the fullest extent permitted by law, you agree to indemnify NAR from and against all liabilities, costs and expenses (including attorney's fees) arising from any and all claims that allege the photos or videos, or any portion thereof, infringe upon any third parties’ intellectual property rights.

This contest is only valid for eligible members of the National Association of REALTORSŪ --must provide a current NRDS ID to be eligible. NAR Staff, their immediate families and those living in their households are not eligible to enter.

One winner will receive a set of beads plus a $250 gift card. This prize is non-transferrable and cannot be redeemed for cash.

An internal judging panel will determine the winner, who will be notified no later than October 31, 2014, via their Instagram account. Notification will ask winner to respond with a postal address within 48 hours of the notification, and the prize will be sent overnight mail to the receiving winner’s mailing address. In the event the Instagram account of the winner is invalid, no longer functioning, or the winner does not provide their postal address within 48 hours of notification, a substitute winner may be selected by NAR Conventions by holding another drawing.

No purchase is necessary to enter the drawing. Void where prohibited by law. All taxes are solely the responsibility of winner. Odds of winning are determined by the number of valid entries received by NAR Conventions. Winner's name will be posted at REALTOR.org/Conference – check the site for winner's name.

By participating, entrants agree to these official rules, and that the decision of the judges is final and binding in all matters relating to the sweepstakes. Winner grants permission for the use of winner’s name in conjunction with this promotion without additional compensation.

November: Conference Live Sweepstakes

What You Could Win: A trip to the 2015 REALTORSŪ Conference & Expo in San Diego, California! Plus, three runners up will attend next year’s event on a free Premier Access registration.

How it works: Provide your name, email address and zip code at the Conference Live site.

Rules & Regulations: You must be a member in good standing of the National Association of REALTORSŪ (NAR) to be eligible. All NAR members who have provided their email through the Conference Live site between October 6, 2014 and November 28, 2014 will receive one free entry into the Conference Live Sweepstakes. NAR staff, their immediate families and those living in their households are not eligible. Winners will be asked to provide their NRDS number, which will be used to confirm their eligibility status in NAR’s membership database.

To enter, provide your name, email address and zip code at the Conference Live site at http://narconferencelive.com/sweepstakes. You may also enter by sending a postcard with your name and contact information to: Marketing Director, Conventions, NAR, 430 N. Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611. Limit one entry per person. All entries must be received by 11:59pm on November 28, 2014.

No purchase is necessary to enter the drawing. Void where prohibited.

If, for any reason, the sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, including tampering, unauthorized intervention, or fraud beyond the control of the sponsor, which corrupts or affects the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this sweepstakes, sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the sweepstakes.

Each entrant is eligible to win only one prize in this sweepstakes. All prizes are non-transferable and cannot be substituted. The sweepstakes will consist of four drawings, one each for three First-Place prizes and one Grand Prize. The three First-Place prizes will each consist of one (1) complimentary Premier Access registration to the 2015 REALTORSŪ Conference & Expo. The First-Place prize may also be awarded as reimbursement for the cost of an existing 2015 registration and should not exceed $400.00 per prize. One Grand Prize will be the equivalent of a complimentary Premier Access registration to the 2015 REALTORSŪ Conference & Expo, one round trip coach airfare ticket from within the 50 United States, and a hotel room for three nights. The prize may also be awarded as reimbursement for the cost of an existing registration and travel plans; reimbursement may be provided after the conference. The total Grand Prize package should not exceed $1,500.00. Baggage and ancillary fees charged by the airline, airport or TSA will not be covered. The prize covers a maximum of three hotel nights (standard room, regular occupancy) reserved between November 13 and November 16, 2015 at an NAR-contracted conference hotel. Additional nights and all amenities are the responsibility of the prize winner. NAR reserves the right to not reimburse airfare and hotel rooms that do not conform to the contest rules and regulations.

The Drawing will be held no later than December 12, 2014. Each entrant is eligible to win only one prize in this sweepstakes. Winners will be notified by email no later than 5:00pm Central Time on December 15, 2014. Winners will be required to sign and return an affidavit of eligibility, a liability release and, where lawful, a publicity release by December 31, 2014. If affidavit and release are not signed and returned by December 31, 2014, or if the prize notification is returned to sponsor as undeliverable, then an alternative winner will be selected. All prizes will be awarded.

For name of prize winners, send a self-addressed stamped envelope for receipt by December 31, 2014 to: Marketing Director, Conventions, NAR, 430 N. Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611.

Winners, by accepting the prize, agree that the prize is awarded on the condition that NAR, and their respective agents, officers, directors, representatives and employees will have no liability whatsoever for any injuries, losses, or damages of any kind resulting from the acceptance, possession, misuse or use of the prize or participation in the sweepstakes. Winners further acknowledges that NAR has not made nor is in any manner responsible or liable for the warranty, representation or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or law, relative to the prize, including but not limited to, its quality, mechanical condition or fitness. All entries submitted become the property of NAR and will not be acknowledged or returned. By participating, entrants agree to these official rules, and that the decision of judges is final and binding in all matters relating to the sweepstakes. Any taxes imposed upon a prize will be the sole responsibility of the winners.

Winners, where lawful, grant permission for the use of their name, voice, city, state and photograph or videotape for advertising and promotional purposes in conjunction with this and similar promotions without additional compensation.

   








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