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Indianapolis Airport Authority | College Colors Day Official Contest Rules

Updated: 7/28/17

No Purchase Necessary

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO WIN. You must be 18 years of age to enter. Employees, directors, board members and/or officers (including immediate family members or members of the household) of the Sponsor, its subsidiaries, affiliated companies, distributors, advertising, fulfillment and promotion agencies and all other companies or entities associated with the giveaway are not eligible to participate. Giveaway is void where prohibited or restricted by law. Participation constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement and acceptance of these Official Rules, which shall be final in all respects.


This giveaway is sponsored by the Indianapolis Airport Authority, located at 7800 Col. H. Weir Cook Memorial Drive, Indianapolis, IN 46241. (“Sponsor”)

This giveaway is administered by BLASTmedia, located at 11313 USA Pkwy, Fishers, IN 46037.

Contest Period.

The contest begins on Saturday, September 2 (College Colors Day) at 10:00 AM EST and ends on Friday, September 8 at 10:00 AM EST. Entries that are submitted before or after the contest period will be disqualified. Submissions will be accepted for the duration of the contest period using only the following method: an entry on Facebook in which they comment on the original post by the Indianapolis International Airport and use an appropriate answer in the form of why they love their Indiana school of choice. Entrants must also “tag” the school on Facebook, and use the appropriate hashtag (#INDCollegeColors). The original post to kick off the sweepstakes will be posted by the sponsor at approximately 10:00 AM EST on Saturday, September 2.

How to Enter.

This contest is a sweepstakes. The winners will be chosen at random at the conclusion of the contest. Two (2) winners will receive the prize, a t-shirt and hat from the Indiana college/university that they referred to in their comment. The specific items of the prize shall be solely determined by the Sponsor. When entering the Sponsor’s giveaway, entrants must submit entry through a comment on the original IND post on Facebook. All entries, once submitted, become the property of the Sponsor. Any incomplete entries will not be eligible. Limit one (1) entry per Facebook user. GIVEAWAY IS OPEN TO RESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES.


Winners will be chosen as random. The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received. Winners are responsible for applicable taxes. If these rules differ from any other promotional or other materials published in connection with the giveaway, these rules shall control.

  1. Prizes.

(2) Grand Prizes, t-shirt and hat representing Indiana college/university. Approximate Retail Value of prize is $54.99.

Conditions of Participation.

The Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize for an item of equal or greater value in the event that all or part of a prize becomes unavailable. Prizes are awarded without warranty of any kind from the Sponsor, express or implied, without limitation, except where this would be contrary to federal, state, provincial and local law or regulation. All federal, state, provincial and local laws and regulations apply. Submission of entry into this giveaway deems that entrants agree to be bound by the terms of these Official Rules and by the decisions of Sponsor, which are final and binding on all matters pertaining to this giveaway. Return of any prize/ prize notification may result in disqualification and selection of an alternate winner. Winners will be contacted by 12:00 PM EST on Friday, September 8 through a reply on the original Facebook post. The winner should direct message the Indianapolis International Airport (@IndianapolisInternationalAirport) with their mailing address within 24 hours of first attempted notification to claim a prize. Any potential winner who cannot be contacted within 24 hours of first attempted notification will forfeit his/her prize and an alternate winner will be selected at random. Acceptance of the prize constitutes permission for, and winner’s consent to, Sponsor, and its agencies to use, in any media now known or developed in the future, a winner’s name and/or likeness for advertising and promotional purposes without additional compensation, and without further notice and review, unless prohibited by law. To the extent permitted by law, entrants agree to hold Sponsor, its parent, subsidiaries, agents, directors, board members, officers, employees, representatives and assigns harmless from any injury or damage caused or claimed to be caused by participation in the giveaway and/or use or acceptance of any prize won, except to the extent that any death or personal injury is caused by the negligence of Sponsor. A participant may be prohibited from participating in this giveaway if, in Sponsor sole discretion, it reasonably believes that the participant has attempted to undermine the legitimate operation of this giveaway by cheating, deception or other unfair playing practices or annoys, abuses, threatens or harasses any other participants or associated agencies.


By participating in this giveaway, you accept all risk and consequences of entry and participation in this giveaway, and agree to release and hold Sponsor, its officers, directors, board members, affiliates, employees, contractors, subsidiaries, agents and partners harmless from any and all consequences, liability, losses, damages (including without limitation, consequential, punitive, incidental, special or increased damages and those related to personal injury, death or damage to property) and costs and expenses, of any kind, under any legal theory, arising from or related to this giveaway, including but limited to your entry and participation in this giveaway, the acceptance and/or use (or misuse) of any prize, printing errors, any claims based upon rights of publicity and invasion of privacy. Entrant shall indemnify Sponsor, its officers, directors, board members, affiliates, contractors, subsidiaries, agents, employees and partners from and against all claims or suits and any damages or costs (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) arising from or relating to entrant’s violation or inaccuracy of any warranties or representations made relating to this giveaway. Sponsor assumes no responsibility for errors that may occur in the transmission of entrant’s entry. Sponsor is not responsible for any fraud or misconduct on the part of the entrants. Should an entrant engage in fraud or misconduct of any nature, including but not limited to a violation of the Official Rules, such entrant shall be subject to immediate disqualification. Sponsor reserves the right to terminate, modify or amend the giveaway at any time if the fairness, integrity and or proper administration of the giveaway are jeopardized. IN NO EVENT SHALL SPONSOR BE LIABLE TO ENTRANT FOR ANY LOST PROFITS, OR FOR ANY SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR OTHER INDIRECT DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THIS GIVEAWAY. Entrant’s sole damages shall be limited to entrant’s actual out of pocket expenses, excluding attorneys’ fees. WITHOUT LIMITING THE GENERALITY OF THE FOREGOING, SUCH PRIZES ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AND GIVEAWAY ENTITIES HEREBY DISCLAIM ALL SUCH WARRANTIES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSES AND/OR NON-INFRINGEMENT.

Warranty and Indemnity.

Each entrant certifies that their entry is original and that they are the sole and exclusive owner and right holder of the submitted Entry, and that they have the right to submit the Entry in the giveaway. Each entrant agrees not to submit any Entry that (1) infringes any 3rd party proprietary, intellectual property, industrial property, personal rights or other rights, including without limitation, copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret or confidentiality obligation; or (2) otherwise violates applicable law in any countries in the world. To the maximum extent permitted by law, each entrant indemnifies and agrees to keep indemnified Sponsor, its parent, subsidiaries, agents, directors, board members, officers, employees, representatives and assigns harmless at all times from and against any liability, actions, claims, demands, losses, damages, costs and expenses resulting from any act, default or omission of the participant and/or a breach of any warranty set forth herein. To the maximum extent permitted by law, each participant indemnifies and agrees to keep indemnified Sponsor, its parent, subsidiaries, agents, directors, board members, officers, employees, representatives and assigns harmless at all times from and against any liability, actions, claims, demands, losses, damages, costs and expenses for or in respect of which Sponsor will or may become liable by reason of or related or incidental to any act, default or omission by a participant under these Official Rules including without limitation resulting from or in relation to any breach, non-observance, act or omission whether negligent or otherwise, pursuant to these Official Rules by a participant.

Data Privacy.

Participants agree that personal data, especially name and address, may be processed, stored and otherwise used for the purposes and within the context of the giveaway and any other purposes outlined in these Official Rules. The data may also be used by the Sponsor in order to check participants’ identity, their postal address and telephone number, or to otherwise verify their eligibility to participate in the giveaway and to receive any prize.


Sponsor is not responsible for electronic transmission errors resulting in omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operations or transmission. Sponsor is not responsible for 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. Sponsor is not responsible for inaccurate transmissions of or failure to receive entry information by Sponsor on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any Web site or any combination thereof, except to the extent that any death or personal injury is caused by the negligence of Sponsor. Sponsor reserves the right to select winners from eligible entries received as of the termination date. Sponsor further reserves the right to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process. Caution: Any attempt by a participant to deliberately damage any web site or undermine the legitimate operation of the giveaway may violate criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such participant to the fullest extent of the law.

Entire Agreement.

These terms set forth the entire agreement between the parties relating to the subject matter hereof, and supersede all prior agreements and understandings relating thereto, whether oral or written.

Winner List.

Winners will be announced with the Indianapolis International Airport (@IndianapolisInternationalAirport) Facebook account. Winners will be announced through a reply to their comment on the original Facebook post. There will also be a new comment posted at the end of the original post congratulating the winners to inform other participants that the winners have been selected.


This sweepstakes is governed by the laws of the State of Indiana without regard to conflicts of laws. 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 Indiana 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.