Contest Rules

Shores & Islands Ohio’ “Bash on the Bay Sweepstakes”


Official Rules

Void outside the 50 United States, District of Columbia and where prohibited. Do not proceed to enter if you are not at least 21 years of age (with valid driver’s license) and a legal resident of, and located within, one of the 50 United States, or the District of Columbia, at the time of entry. By participating, you agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are binding and final on matters relating to this sweepstakes.



The “Bash on the Bay Sweepstakes” begins at 11:30 am Eastern Time (“ET”) on August 4, 2021 and ends at 11:59 pm ET on August 12, 2021 (“Sweepstakes Period”). Entries will not be acknowledged or returned.



Beginning August 4, 2021 at 11:30 am through August 12, 2021 at 11:59 pm ET go to and complete the online entry information. As part of your entry, you must provide a valid e-mail address where you can be reached. By providing your e-mail address, you are consenting to the use of this e-mail address by Shores & Islands Ohio, and their respective production companies or their representatives to e-mail you in connection with this contest, for future offers and Shores & Islands Ohio-related updates.



One (1) entry per person per email address. Multiple entries received from any person/e-mail address after the first entry received from that person/email address will be void. Entries generated by script, macro or other automated means or by any means, which subvert the entry process are void.



Open only to legal residents of the 50 United States and District of Columbia who are 21 years of age or older at time of entry (with valid driver’s license). Employees, officers and directors of Shores & Islands Ohio (the "Sponsor") and members of their immediate families (spouse, children, parents, siblings) and persons living in the same household (whether or not related) of such employees, officers and directors are not eligible.



Following the designated entry period, from August 4, 2021 at 11:30 am through August 12, 2021 at 11:59 pm ET, Shores & Islands Ohio will randomly select a winner from the entries received.



Potential winner will be notified by email from to the email address provided on the entry from. Once verified, the winner will be asked to acknowledge the rules of the contest and provide name and address. Shores & Islands Ohio will not call, text, direct message, or use any other means of communication other than email to request personal information in order to claim a prize. Potential winner will be required to complete and return an Affidavit of Eligibility/Release of Liability/Publicity, IRS W-9 form and a copy of your state issued ID within ten (10) days of date of notification or an alternate winner may be selected in a random drawing from among all remaining eligible entries for the applicable prize. If such documents are not returned within the specified time period, prize notification is returned as undeliverable, Sponsor is unable to contact a potential winner or a potential winner is not in compliance with these Official Rules, prize will be forfeited and, at Sponsor’s discretion, an alternate winner may be selected for the applicable prize.



Prizes: Grand Prize: Two (2) 2-day Pit section tickets for Bash on the Bay (August 25-26, 2021), an overnight stay for two at OurGuest Inn & Suites Port Clinton, four (4) vouchers for the Jet Express ferry to Put-in-Bay, and $100 in Boardwalk Bucks. [ARV up to $2,000.00]. Second Prize: Two (2) 2-day Section A tickets for Bash on the Bay (August 25-26, 2021) [ARV $600.00]. Only participants who have met all of the requirements will be eligible to be chosen as the winner. Odds of being chosen as a winner depend upon the total number of eligible entries received. Prizes are awarded "as is" with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied. Winner may not substitute, assign or transfer prize or redeem prize for cash, but Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to substitute prize (or portion thereof) with one of comparable or greater value. Winner are responsible for all applicable federal, state and local taxes, if any, as well as any other costs and expenses associated with prize acceptance and use not specified herein as being provided. All prize details are at Sponsor's sole discretion.



Prize is not transferable. No substitution of prize by winner is permitted, but in the event of unavailability, Shores & Islands Ohio will substitute a prize of equal or greater value. Entrants agree to be bound by the terms of these official rules and by the decisions of Shores & Islands Ohio, which are final and binding on all matters pertaining to this sweepstakes. Acceptance of prize constitutes permission for Shores & Islands Ohio and its agencies to use winner's name and/or likeness for advertising and promotional purposes without additional compensation. By accepting prize, winner agrees to hold Shores & Islands Ohio, its respective directors, officers, employees and partners harmless for any injury or damage caused or claimed to be caused by participation in the contest. Winner assumes all liability for any injury or damage caused or claimed to be caused by participation in this promotion or use or redemption of prize. Shores & Islands Ohio is not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the contest or in the announcement of the prize.

If the original e-mail to a potential prize winner is not responded to by the potential prize winner within the designated time limit, that entry will be returned to the entry pool and an alternate entrant (in order of selection) may be selected until one (1) entrant is reached.

Shores & Islands Ohio is not responsible or liable for computer error or any technical malfunctions of the Internet service provider's (ISP) network.

Shores & Islands Ohio is not responsible for lost, late, mutilated or illegible entries nor for electronic transmission errors resulting in omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operations or transmission, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or alterations of entry materials, or for technical, network, telephone equipment, electronic, computer, hardware or software malfunctions or limitations of any kind, or inaccurate transmissions of or failure to receive entry information by sponsor or presenter on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website or any combination thereof. If for any reason the Internet portion of the program is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of the sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this sweepstakes, Shores & Islands Ohio reserves the right at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process, and to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the contest. In the event the online portion of the promotion must be cancelled for any reason, remaining entrants will be chosen at random from among all eligible entries received at time of online termination and all e-mailed entries.



By participating in this Sweepstakes, entrants agree to release Sponsor and any other organizations affiliated with the sponsorship, fulfillment, administration, prize support, advertisement or promotion of the Sweepstakes and each of their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates and agents, advertising and promotion agencies and prize suppliers, and each of their respective officers, directors, agents, representatives and employees, as well as each of their respective successors, representatives and assigns (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from any and all actions, claims, injury, loss or damage arising in any manner, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from participation in this Sweepstakes and/or acceptance, use or misuse of any prizes (including any travel/activity related thereto).



When you enter the Sweepstakes, we may collect personally identifying information about you, including your name, date of birth, complete mailing address, and/or email address. Your information will not be sold or rented to third parties. Entrants must fully complete and submit all non-optional data requested on any applicable entry form or entry instructions to be eligible. Incomplete entries are void. Entrants may be given the option to receive commercial emails from Sponsor; however, such emails are optional. Eligibility to participate in the Sweepstakes is not dependent upon entrant’s consent to receive e-mails and such consent will not affect entrant’s chances of winning. Information submitted with an entry is subject to the Privacy Policy stated on the Web Site.



Except where prohibited, entrants agree that: (1) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this promotion, or any prize awarded, or the determination of the winner, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by arbitration pursuant to the Rules of the American Arbitration Association, then effective, and (2) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this promotion but in no event attorneys' fees; and (3) under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of entrant and/or Sponsor in connection with the promotion, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Ohio, without regard for conflicts of law doctrine, and all proceedings shall take place in the State of Ohio.


WINNERS LIST: For the winner’s name, mail a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: “Bash on the Bay Sweepstakes”, c/o Shores & Islands Ohio, 125 E. Water Street, Sandusky, OH 44870.


SPONSOR: Shores & Islands Ohio, 125 E. Water Street, Sandusky, OH 44870.


DISCLAIMER: This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter. By participating, you hereby release and hold harmless Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter from any and all liability associated with this promotion.