The Beginner’s Guide to Contests
February 8, 2017
The Working of Sweepstakes Individuals or groups of people win prizes when they take part in a type of contest called a sweepstake. You only win a sweepstake due to random selection. You do not win courtesy of specific skills or activity. It stops being a sweepstakes and turns to a contest if you use skill or activity. Most companies include sweepstakes in their promotional plans. Entry fee is not required for one to take part. It is also illegal to force participants to buy products. Across the world, countries and states have set in place laws that guide such promotional activities. It is easy to manipulate these activities to the disadvantage of participants. In the US for instance, The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has the mandate to guide sweepstake activities. No rules specify where organizations should set their sweepstakes, they are ad liberty to either run them online of offline. Generally, sweepstakes have precise rules. In total, ten rules define legitimate sweepstakes. They are; precise date for starting and ending the promotion, no mandatory purchase clause, obvious rules and regulations that guide participation, clear information on ways of entering the competition, if the number of participants are required, they must be stated, and outline the odds of winning.
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Others are, clarity on the prize up-for-grabs, the value of the ultimate prize, detailed information on the technique of choosing and awarding the winners, applicable restrictions on winners, the address of the sponsor, his/her name, and location.
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Fundamental basics are the only way to take part in a sweepsatek. The participant has to confirm that he or she qualifies to take part in the sweepstake. Note that certain organizations limit their sweepstakes to specific locations and demographics. So, one could qualify in other aspects but fail due to the geographic location. A sweepstake limited to online readers falling within the UK can be viewed and read in the US. Do not bother to participate if you are in the US. If he or she does participate cannot be declared the winner because of the geographical limitations. Interested participants have to fill a form whether manual or online. Among other requirements to be filled in the form are address, name, gender, age, location, and phone number. The participant then submits the filled form at specific points if it’s a manual promotion. Online sweepstakes are increasingly becoming popular. The benefit of winning prizes without any skill to participate, without working, and without paying anything offers the excitement. The possibility that one will win also draws the interest. They experience is effortless and enjoyable. Most companies include sweepstakes in their promotional plans. Those offering sweepstakes are not allowed by law to charge entry fees. The prohibition extends to the request to buy a product. You have to go a precise location to take part in an offline sweepstake whereas you go to a precise website for an online one. A page is available on the specific website that has all the required details. The page contains all the details