Promotions

Current Promotion(s)

Facebook: 'Like' AND Comment with who you would take to the games for a chance to win 2 season tickets (general admission) for the 2014 football season, 1 white lot football parking pass, and a Fairmont State blanket to keep warm during the games. Contest ends 9/2/2014 at 11:59am. REMINDER: Fairmont State students get free general admission for games.

Past Promotions

Instgram/Twitter: Comment/Reply on the photo with your major for a chance to win an academic planner. Contest submissions must be received by 8/20/2014 11:59am.

Facebook: Comment on the photo with your major for a chance to win an academic planner. Contest submissions must be received by 8/21/2014 11:59am.

Instgram/Twitter/Facebook: Share a photo of you and your roommate for a chance to win a prize.  Contest submissions must be received by 8/18/2014 11:59pm.

Instagram/Twitter/Facebook: Share your summer photo on Instagram, Twitter, and/or Facebook using #FalconSummer for a chance to win a prize. We will accept submissions until Sunday 7/6. After all submissions are received, we will pick our four favorite photos and post them to our social media pages where you, your friends, and other Fairmont State followers will vote for the winning picture by liking the best one. Contest ends 7/9.

Instagram/Twitter: Share your FSU photo on Instagram and Twitter using #FairmontState for a chance to win an FSU shirt. Contest ends 1/28.

Twitter: Too many #fairmontstate t-shirts? Never. Follow and RT.  We'll choose a t-shirt winner on 9/19. http://ow.ly/oUppM -- Must follow @FairmontState and retweet the post listed above.

Instgram/Twitter: 1st to guess the building wins an FSU cup.

Instagram: Last Comment Wins -- Last person to comment on the photo by 7:00 p.m. on April 26, 2014 wins an FSU cup.

Instagram/Twitter: April Photo-a-Day Content -- Share a photo each day related to the daily topic.  Each day you post a photo, you will receive one entry into the contest.  Photos must posted to Instagram or Twitter, be visible to the @FairmontState account and use #FSUPhotoADay to be eligible.

    Prizes
        Photos posted from 4/1/2014 to 4/10/2014 will be eligible for an FSU cup on 4/11/2014.
        Photos posted from 4/1/2014 to 4/20/2014 will be elibible for an FSU T-Shirt on 4/21/2014.
        Photos posted from 4/1/2014 to 4/30/2014 will be eligible for a $25 Gift Card to the Bound for Success Bookstore on 5/1/2014.

NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.

Contests are sponsored by Fairmont State University (“Sponsor”). Contests are governed by these official rules (“Official Rules”). By participating in the contest, each entrant agrees to abide by these Official Rules, including all eligibility requirements, and understands that the results of the contest, as determined by Sponsor and its agents, are final in all respects. The contest is subject to all federal, state and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited by law.

This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with any social media platform including Facebook or Twitter. Any questions, comments or complaints regarding the promotion should be directed to Sponsor.

ELIGIBILITY

The Contest is open to legal residents of their respective countries where not prohibited by law, who are eighteen (18) years of age or older at the time of entry who have Internet access and a valid e-mail account prior to the beginning of the Contest Period. Sponsor has the right to verify the eligibility of each entrant.

SWEEPSTAKES PERIOD

The Sweepstakes deadline is stated on all contest advertising. Contests will end at noon EST. (“Sweepstakes Period”). All entries (submissions) must be received on or before the time stated during that submission period. Sponsor reserves the right to extend or shorten the contest at their sole discretion.

HOW TO ENTER

You can enter the Sweepstakes by visiting the sponsors Facebook, Twitter and/or Instagram page and following the provided directions. You may enter as many times as you wish.

WINNER SELECTION

All eligible entries received during the Submission Period will be gathered into a database at the end of the Submission Period. A winner will be chosen at random.

The winners will be announced on or about noon EST on the day following the end of the sweepstakes period. Announcement and instructions for prize will be posted on the winner’s Facebook wall or Twitter account. Each entrant is responsible for monitoring his/her account for prize notification and receipt or other communications related to this sweepstakes. If a potential prize winner cannot be reached by Administrator (or Sponsor) within fifteen (15) days, using the contact information provided at the time of entry, or if the prize is returned as undeliverable, that potential prize winner shall forfeit the prize. Upon the request of the Sponsor, the potential winner may be required to return an Affidavit of Eligibility, Release and Prize Acceptance Form and IRS W-9 form. If a potential winner fails to comply with these official rules, that potential winner will be disqualified. Prizes may not be awarded if an insufficient number of eligible entries are received.

ADDITIONAL LIMITATIONS

Prize is non-transferable. No substitution or cash equivalent of prizes is permitted. Sponsor and its respective parent, affiliate and subsidiary companies, agents, and representatives are not responsible for any typographical or other errors in the offer or administration of the Sweepstakes, including, but not limited to, errors in any printing or posting or these Official Rules, the selection and announcement of any winner, or the distribution of any prize. Any attempt to damage the content or operation of this Sweepstakes is unlawful and subject to possible legal action by Sponsor. Sponsor reserves the right to terminate, suspend or amend the Sweepstakes, without notice, and for any reason, including, without limitation, if Sponsor determines that the Sweepstakes cannot be conducted as planned or should a virus, bug, tampering or unauthorized intervention, technical failure or other cause beyond Sponsor’s control corrupt the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper play of the Sweepstakes. In the event any tampering or unauthorized intervention may have occurred, Sponsor reserves the right to void suspect entries at issue. Sponsor and its respective parent, affiliate and subsidiary companies, agents, and representatives, and any telephone network or service providers, are not responsible for incorrect or inaccurate transcription of entry information, or for any human error, technical malfunction, lost or delayed data transmission, omission, interruption, deletion, line failure or malfunction of any telephone network, computer equipment or software, the inability to access any website or online service or any other error, human or otherwise.

INDEMNIFICATION AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

BY ENTERING THE SWEEPSTAKES, EACH ENTRANT AGREES TO INDEMNIFY, RELEASE AND HOLD HARMLESS SPONSOR AND ITS PARENT, AFFILIATE AND SUBSIDIARY COMPANIES, THE FACEBOOK PLATFORM, ADMINISTRATOR, ADVERTISING AND PROMOTIONAL AGENCIES, AND ALL THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, REPRESENTATIVES AND AGENTS FROM ANY LIABILITY, DAMAGES, LOSSES OR INJURY RESULTING IN WHOLE OR IN PART, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, FROM THAT ENTRANT’S PARTICIPATION IN THE SWEEPSTAKES AND THE ACCEPTANCE, USE OR MISUSE OF ANY PRIZE THAT MAY BE WON. SPONSOR AND ITS PARENT, AFFILIATE AND SUBSIDIARY COMPANIES DO NOT MAKE ANY WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE CONDITION, FITNESS OR MERCHANTABILITY OF THE PRIZE. SPONSOR AND ITS PARENTS, SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, ADVERTISING AND PROMOTIONAL AGENCIES, AND ALL THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, REPRESENTATIVES AND AGENTS DISCLAIM ANY LIABILITY FOR DAMAGE TO ANY COMPUTER SYSTEM RESULTING FROM ACCESS TO OR THE DOWNLOAD OF INFORMATION OR MATERIALS CONNECTED WITH THE SWEEPSTAKES.

PUBLICITY

By participating, each entrant grants Sponsor permission to use his/her name, likeness or comments for publicity purposes without payment of additional consideration, except where prohibited by law.

SWEEPSTAKES SPONSORS

Sweepstakes are sponsored by:
Fairmont State University
1201 Locust Ave.
Fairmont, WV 26554

Any questions regarding this Sweepstakes should be directed to webmaster@fairmontstate.edu