FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Q. What is the Best of Pueblo?
A. It is a reader poll designed to let you share all the wonderful things you like about living here, from your favorite burger joint and pizza place, to the best street party and spot to take the kids on a Saturday afternoon. It looks at the community we love to live, work and play in.
Q. How does it work?
A. You log onto www.bestofpueblo.com and vote for your favorite local people, businesses, and places day after day until online voting closes on Sunday, July 29, 2012. Mail-in paper ballots must be postmarked by Friday, July 27, 2012 to accommodate manual entry time.
Q. How many times may I vote?
A. You may vote as many times as you like. Be sure to encourage your customers to stuff the ballot box in your favor. We strongly encourage on-line voting, but in-paper ballots will be available as well.
Q. Who determines the winners?
A. The Pueblo Chieftain staff will determine the winners by counting valid reader votes. The candidates with the most votes win.
Q. Just what are the geographical boundaries for Best of Pueblo?
A. For the purposes of this contest, the Best of Pueblo is limited to inside Pueblo County. This means if your area business is in Pueblo West, out east on the Mesa, in Beulah, Rye or anywhere inside the county line, you are eligible. (Except for best day trip category)
Q. May I vote for nominees outside of Pueblo County?
A. No. The contest is called Best of Pueblo because we want to uncover and celebrate all the great people, places and things Pueblo County has to offer. Votes for nominees with addresses outside of Pueblo County will be disqualified. (Except best day trip category)
Q. Whom should I vote for?
A. That is up to you and your friends. Just keep it in Pueblo County and remember to keep it clean and respectful, please.
Q. What if I have more questions?
A. E-mail us here.
THE FINE PRINT
RULES AND REGULATIONS:
No purchase is necessary to enter this contest. The Pueblo Chieftain’s Best of Pueblo is open to all businesses within Pueblo County. In addition to the requirements set forth below, voters will be required to enter their name and valid e-mail address in order to submit their on-line vote. Voter information will not be sold; it is necessary for The Pueblo Chieftain’s internal records. IP addresses will not be tracked, so businesses will be able to set up a computer to allow their customers to vote, if they so choose. Names and a valid phone number will be required for all paper ballots returned by mail or dropped off at The Chieftain’s office at 825 W. 6th Street. By nominating or voting for a business or individual, participants are accepting the terms and conditions of these rules and agree to be bound by them. Best of Pueblo is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Best of Pueblo is void where prohibited by law. The Pueblo Chieftain reserves the right to interpret votes how they see fit, withdraw or suspend any entrants, change any functionality or feature on the Website and revise these terms and conditions at any time and without notice.
PRIZE TERMS & CONDITIONS:
All prizes and benefits of any kind awarded herein, including without limitation, must be accepted as awarded without substitution and are not transferable, not for resale, and have no cash surrender value. Prizes cannot be refunded, transferred, reissued, revalidated or combined with any other offer and must be accepted as is. The Pueblo Chieftain reserves the right to verify eligibility qualifications of all Best of Pueblo entrants and participants.
All Best of Pueblo entrants and participants must comply with these Rules. By entering or participating in Best of Pueblo, all entrants and participants irrevocably grant The Pueblo Chieftain the right to include their name and information in any publicity carried out by The Pueblo Chieftain and agree to grant to The Pueblo Chieftain a nonexclusive irrevocable license and right to incorporate, use and reproduce their photograph, voice, name and likeness in whole or in part in and in connection with the advertising, exhibiting, marketing, promotion and exploitation of The Pueblo Chieftain in any manner, in all media throughout the world. Individuals who do not wish that their personal information be used for such promotional and publicity purposes (otherwise unrelated to The Best of Pueblo) are required to so indicate in writing to The Pueblo Chieftain, PO Box 36, Pueblo, CO 81002. ATTN: BEST OF PUEBLO. Any attempt by anyone to damage or disrupt Best of Pueblo shall be considered a violation under criminal and civil law.