Contest Rules

Contest Rules
Contest Rules

Braces at Abbadent Contest Rules

  1. The Braces at Abbadent Contest is open to all residents of Dubuque and the surrounding Tri-state area. Contestants must be 19 years of age or older. Employees of Abbadent Dental and their immediate families are not eligible.
  2. No phone calls will be accepted.
  3. Contestants who wish to enter The Braces at Abbadent Contest may do so beginning Thursday, May 3rd, 2018 by sending an email that includes their name, age, why Abbadent Dental should pick them and how the Braces at Abbadent Contest would change their life. Please also submit a recent close-up smile photo as well as a full face photo to [email protected] Entries may also be submitted by mail: Braces at Abbadent contest, Abbadent Dental, 3430 Dodge St. Suite 21, Dubuque IA 52003. Only one entry per person will be accepted. Entries must be received via email submission by 11:59 PM Thursday, May 31, 2018. Each entry must be complete to be accepted. Neither Dr. Rauen nor Dr. Downs assume any responsibility for entries not received. All materials submitted become property of Abbadent Dental and will not be returned.
  4. Abbadent Dental retains the right to reject any entry form that is believed to be incomplete, illegible or inappropriate for any reason. The applicant must be in excellent mental and physical health and cannot be pregnant, or planning on becoming pregnant in the next six months.
  5. All eligible entries will be mandatorily screened by Dr. Aaron Rauen and/or his representatives at Abbadent Dental located at 3430 Dodge St. Suite 21, Dubuque IA 52003 in order to determine contest eligibility. Dr. Aaron Rauen and/or his representatives have the right to remove eligibility of any entrant based on findings during the screening process.
  6. Contest judges reserve the right to decide all features of the awards offered while winning applicant has the right to refuse any or all of the procedures presented. All procedures are safe and any incidences of complications will be discussed prior to services.
  7. By participating in The Braces at Abbadent Contest, entrants agree to hold Sponsors and their respective directors, officers, employees and assigns harmless against any and all claims and liability arising out of the award or use of the prize.
  8. Prize: One winner of The Braces at Abbadent contest will receive a complimentary orthodontic case from Abbadent Dental. The maximum value of the contest will be $10,000. There is no cash value to the prize and prize is non-transferable and non-assignable. All entrants agree that sponsors may use their name, photographs, videos, contest entry and statements concerning The Braces at Abbadent Contest entry, without compensation, for purposes of advertising and promotion and also grants all rights to edit or modify and to publish and copyright it.
  9. Winner must be available for appointments every 4-6 weeks at a convenient time for Abbadent Dental. Winner must make all scheduled appointments. Missing appointments could jeopardize the completion of the Braces at Abbadent Contest and could result in disqualification. If the chosen participant is disqualified for any reason, an alternate participant will be chosen to complete The Braces at Abbadent contest. The alternate will be chosen from the same application process.
  10. All questions of compliance, disqualification or other contest rules will be answered and determined by and at the sole discretion of Dr. Aaron Rauen.
  11. Any questions or concerns about rules must be brought up at the time that they occur. No issues will be considered after the contest ends.
  12. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. Void where prohibited or restricted by law. Taxes, if applicable, are the winner’s responsibility. All information submitted by entrants as part of this Contest may be used by Sponsor to communicate with entrant for Sponsor or third party marketing purposes. No purchase necessary. Void where prohibited.