Sweepstakes Rules and Prizes


  1. Eligibility: Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to those who sign up at the online sweepstakes page and who are 18+ as of the date of entry. The sweepstakes is only open to legal residents of the U.S. who have small businesses in the Spring Branch district of Houston, TX. This includes business owners, CRE Brokers in Houston, and Entrepreneurs who have a documented interest in SBD Houston looking to do business in Spring Branch and homeowners residing in the district, and is void where prohibited by law. Employees of Spring Branch Management District (the “Sponsor”) their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, suppliers and their immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of each are not eligible to participate in the Sweepstakes. The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited.
  2. Agreement to Rules: By participating, you agree to be fully unconditionally bound by these Rules, and you represent and warrant that you meet the eligibility requirements set forth herein. In addition, you agree to accept the decisions of Spring Branch Management District, as final and binding as it relates to the content. The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws.
  3. Sweepstakes Period: Entries will be accepted online starting on or about August 1, 2021 and ending September 1, 2021. All online entries must be received by September 1, 2021 at 11:59PM CST.
  4. How to Enter: The Sweepstakes must be entered by submitting an entry using the online form provided on this Sweepstakes site. The entry must fulfill all sweepstakes requirements, as specified, to be eligible to win a prize. Entries that are not complete or do not adhere to the rules or specifications may be disqualified at the sole discretion of Spring Branch Management District. You may enter only once and you must fill in the information requested. You may not enter more times than indicated by using multiple email addresses, identities or devices in an attempt to circumvent the rules. If you use fraudulent methods or otherwise attempt to circumvent the rules your submission may be removed from eligibility at the sole discretion of Spring Branch Management District.
  5. Prizes: List of opportunities and prizes are below:Number of winners per opportunity:
    4 winners of radio spots
    2 winners of Bisnow ads
    1 winner of HBJ Digital ads
    1 winner of HBJ Print ad
    2 winners of Chron.com ads
    1 winner of Houstonia ad
    2 winners of Simply Spring Branch Magazine ads
    1 winner of a Consulting Coach / 3 – 1 Hour consulting sessions
    1 winner of Photograph or video session
    1 winner of a Public Relations release
    3 winners of Facebook postsPrizes breakdown:Radio: 12 – 15 second radio spots / 4 winners
    4X KTRH 740, 4X KODA 99.1, 4X KBME 790
    Weeks of:  9/13, 9/27, 10/11, 10/25
    Each winner would run their ads during one of these weeks
    VALUE OF THIS PRIZE:  $1,540.00Bisnow: Morning edition, lead image, 500×400 / 2 winners
    10/6, 10/18, 10/25, 11/1
    Text ad – 5-12 words
    10/18, 10/28
    Each winner would receive 2 ads and 1 text ad
    VALUE FOR EACH PRIZE:  $3,316.00

    HBJ Digital: Morning enewsletter728x90 / 1 winner
    Week of 11/14 (3x winner, 2x SBMD)
    VALUE FOR THIS PRIZE:  $2,037.00

    HBJ Print: ¼ pg. / 10.25 x 3.125 / 1 winner
    Week of 11/5
    VALUE FOR THIS PRIZE:  $777.50
    (50/50 split to this ad-SBMD & WINNER)

    Chron.com. Texas Inc, Enewsletter, 970×250 / 2 winners
    Week of: 10/4, 10/18
    Each winner would receive one ad during one of these weeks; there are two ads in each issue of this Enewsletter.
    VALUE OF THIS PRIZE: $1,300.00

    Chron.com/business,  728×90
    Month of October; winners ad would run in rotation with SBMD ad
    VALUE OF THIS PRIZE:   $1,300.00

    Simply Spring Branch Magazine – Full Page/Inside Front Cover / 2 winners
    November, December
    Each winner would receive an ad in one of these issues
    VALUE OF EACH PRIZE:   $1,449.10

    Houstonia Magazine – 1/3 page / 2.25 x 9.75 / 1 winner
    Winter issue / issued in December
    VALUE OF THIS PRIZE:  $1,102.50
    (50/50 split to this ad-SBMD & WINNER)

    Coaching/Consulting Session / 1 winner
    (3) – 1-hour sessions
    VALUE OF THIS PRIZE:  $900.00

    Photograph or Video Session / 1 winner
    1 session (3 hours)
    VALUE OF THIS PRIZE:  $900.00

    Public Relations Release / 1 winner
    1 release
    VALUE OF THIS PRIZE:  $ 100.00

    Facebook Posts / 3 winners
    Each winner would receive 5 posts
    VALUE OF THIS PRIZE:   $ 250.00

    Dinner at an upscale Spring Branch restaurant
    This is one of the prizes for a business
    VALUE OF THIS PRIZE: $200.00

    Restaurants gift cards
    Each winner would receive one gift card

    Actual/appraised value may differ at time of prize award. The specifics of the prize shall be solely determined by the Sponsor. No cash or other prize substitution permitted except at Sponsor’s discretion. The prize is non-transferable. Any and all prize related expenses, including without limitation any and all federal, state, and/or local taxes shall be the sole responsibility of the winner. No substitution of prize or transfer/assignment of prize to others or request for the cash equivalent by winners is permitted. Acceptance of prize constitutes permission for Spring Branch Management District to use winner’s name, likeness, and entry for purposes of advertising and trade without further compensation, unless prohibited by law.

  6. Odds: The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.
  7. Winner selection and notification: Winners of the Sweepstakes will be selected in a random drawing under the supervision of the Sponsor. Winners will be notified via email to the email address they entered the Sweepstakes within five (5) days following the winner selection. Spring Branch Management District shall have no liability for a winner’s failure to receive notices due to winners’ spam, junk e-mail or other security settings or for winners’ provision of incorrect or otherwise non-functioning contact information. If the selected winner cannot be contacted, is ineligible, fails to claim the prize within 7 days from the time award notification was sent, or fails to timely return a completed and executed declaration and releases as required, prize may be forfeited and an alternate winner selected.The receipt by winner of the prize offered in this Sweepstakes is conditioned upon compliance with any and all federal and state laws and regulations. ANY VIOLATION OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES BY ANY WINNER (AT SPONSOR’S SOLE DISCRETION) WILL RESULT IN SUCH WINNER’S DISQUALIFICATION AS WINNER OF THE SWEEPSTAKES AND ALL PRIVILEGES AS WINNER WILL BE IMMEDIATELY TERMINATED.
  8. Rights Granted by you: By entering this content you understand that Spring Branch Management District, anyone acting on behalf of Spring Branch Management District, or its respective licensees, successors and assigns will have the right, where permitted by law, without any further notice, review or consent to print, publish, broadcast, distribute, and use, worldwide in any media now known or hereafter in perpetuity and throughout the World, your entry, including, without limitation, the entry and winner’s name, portrait, picture, voice, likeness, image or statements about the Sweepstakes, and biographical information as news, publicity or information and for trade, advertising, public relations and promotional purposes without any further compensation.
  9. Terms: Spring Branch Management District reserves the right, in its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes should (in its sole discretion) a virus, bugs, non-authorized human intervention, fraud or other causes beyond its control corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes. In such case, Spring Branch Management District may select the recipients from all eligible entries received prior to and/or after (if appropriate) the action taken by Spring Branch Management District. Spring Branch Management District reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who tampers or attempts to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or website or violates these Terms & Conditions.Spring Branch Management District has the right, in its sole discretion, to maintain the integrity of the Sweepstakes, to void votes for any reason, including, but not limited to; multiple entries from the same user from different IP addresses; multiple entries from the same computer in excess of that allowed by sweepstakes rules; or the use of bots, macros or scripts or other technical means for entering.Any attempt by an entrant to deliberately damage any web site or undermine the legitimate operation of the sweepstakes may be a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, Spring Branch Management District reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law.By entering the Sweepstakes you agree to receive email newsletters periodically from Spring Branch Management District. You can opt-out of receiving this communication at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link in the newsletter.
  10. Limitation of Liability: By entering you agree to release and hold harmless Spring Branch Management District and its subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers and directors from any liability, illness, injury, death, loss, litigation, claim or damage that may occur, directly or indirectly, whether caused by negligence or not, from (i) such entrant’s participation in the sweepstakes and/or his/her acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of any prize or any portion thereof, (ii) technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to the malfunctioning of any computer, cable, network, hardware or software; (iii) the unavailability or inaccessibility of any transmissions or telephone or Internet service; (iv) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Promotion; (v) electronic or human error which may occur in the administration of the Promotion or the processing of entries.
  11. Disputes: THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS GOVERNED BY THE LAWS OF The U.S. AND Texas, WITHOUT RESPECT TO CONFLICT OF LAW DOCTRINES. As a condition of participating in this Sweepstakes, participant agrees that any and all disputes which cannot be resolved between the parties, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively before a court located in Texas having jurisdiction. Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances will participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental, or consequential damages, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, other than participant’s actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e. costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes), and participant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.
  12. Privacy Policy: Information submitted with an entry is subject to the Privacy Policy stated on the Spring Branch Management District Web Site. To read the Privacy Policy, click here.
  13. Winners List: To obtain a copy of the winner’s name or a copy of these Official Rules, go to sbmd.org/sweepstakes-winners
  14. Sponsor: The Sponsor of the Sweepstakes is Spring Branch Management District, 9600 Long Point, Ste 250, Houston, Texas 77055 U.S.
  15. Disqualification: Sexually oriented businesses, nightclubs, game rooms, and similar businesses (as determined by the sweepstakes administrator)  are not eligible.