Contest Rules

Bridal and Formal ~ From Here to I DO, Ultimate Bridal Basket Giveaway




The “~From Here to I DO, Ultimate Bridal Basket Giveaway” is sponsored by Bridal and Formal (“Sponsor”). The Contest is governed by these official rules (“Official Rules”). By participating in the Contest, each entrant agrees to abide by these Official Rules, including all eligibility requirements, and understands that the results of the Contest, as determined by Sponsor and its agents, are final in all respects. The Contest is subject to all federal, state and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited by law. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook or Twitter.
The following terms and conditions (“Terms”) govern your submission of materials to the “~From Here to I DO, Ultimate Bridal Basket Giveaway” (“Contest”). By submitting an entry you confirm that you are eighteen (18) years of age or older, that you have read and understand these Terms and agree to be bound by these Terms. You understand that Sponsor will rely on your acceptance of these Terms.


The Contest is open to legal residents of the United States and District of Columbia who live in the United States and District of Columbia, who are eighteen (18) years of age or older at the time of entry

Entrants must have Internet access and a valid twitter account at the time of entry.

Entrants must be a bride with a valid wedding date.

Entrants must submit all required information to be eligible to win. Entries missing required information will be disqualified. Required information will be clearly marked on the entry form by an asterisk (“*”). Employees, officers and directors of Sponsor, Bridal and Formal (“Administrator”), and their respective parents, subsidiaries, agents and suppliers, as well as members of their immediate families (defined as parents, spouses, children, siblings and grandparents) and individuals living in the same household as those individuals are not eligible to enter or win. Sponsor and Administrator have the right to verify the eligibility of each entrant. Administrator reserves the right to disqualify entrants who display poor sportsmanship or other disparaging behavior on our sites or elsewhere.

The creation of additional Twitter accounts is forbidden for additional entries. Those caught with multiple accounts may be subject to account termination by Twitter and will be ineligible for winning the Grand Prize for the “Bridal and Formal ~ From Here to I DO, Ultimate Bridal Basket” contest.

The Contest begins at 9:30 a.m. EDT on August 10th, 2013 and ends at 4:00 p.m. EDT on August 31st , 2013 (“Contest Period”). All entries (submissions) must be received on or before 4:00 p.m. EDT August 31st , 2013 to be eligible.
The Grand Prize winners will be announced on or around 4:00 p.m. EDT on September 1st 2013.


  • You must have a twitter account to enter.
  • You must be a bride to win the Grand Prize.
  • Friends & Family can tweet for the bride to give her extra entries.
  • You can enter the promotion by Tweeting and/or Purchasing merchandise at Bridal and Formal:


  • Brides: Following us on Twitter at @bridalandformal and tweeting “(Brides name) #fromheretoido @bridalandformal” – one (1) entry
  • Friends & Family: Following us on Twitter at @bridalandformal and tweeting “(brides name) @(brides twitter) #fromheretoido @bridalandformal” – one (1) entry
  • Retweeting special contest tweets throughout the month– one (1) entry per day.


  • *Purchasing your Wedding dress – at least a 60% deposit – one (1) entry
  • *Purchasing your accessories– at least a 60% deposit – one (1) entry per accessory purchased
  • *Purchasing your bridesmaids gowns – 100% deposit– one (1) entry per bridesmaids dress purchased
  • *Purchasing your Mother’s gowns – 100% deposit– one (1) entry per bridesmaids dress purchased
  • *Purchasing your Flower girls gowns – 100% deposit– one (1) entry per bridesmaids dress purchased

*All purchases must be made between Saturday August 10th at 9:30am to Saturday August 31st at 4:00pm to qualify for entry into the contest.

  • For purchase entries retweet the purchase tweets from @bridalandformal.

There is no limit on total entries per bride during the Contest Period, however only one tweet per day per bride, without purchase at Bridal and Formal. When you come in to Bridal and Formal and make a purchase you are allowed extra tweets on that day. Purchase tweets must be tweeted on the day of purchase to qualify.   Sponsor has no obligation to post or otherwise use any Submission and has no obligation to advise an entrant of an incomplete or otherwise non-compliant entry. Receipt of entries will not be acknowledged nor will proof of submission of an entry form be deemed proof of receipt. Sponsor and its respective parent, affiliate and subsidiary companies, agents, and representatives are not responsible for (i) lost, late, misdirected, damaged, stolen, altered, garbled, incorrect, incomplete, delayed, or undelivered Submissions, all of which will be void; (ii) any typographical or other errors in the offer or administration of the Contest, including, but not limited to, errors in any printing or posting or these Official Rules, the selection and announcement of any winner, or the distribution of any prize; (iii) any unauthorized third party use of any Submission; or (iv) the conduct of any participant or other person appearing in any Submission.

You hereby grant to Sponsor the royalty-free, world-wide right and license to reproduce, distribute, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform or otherwise exploit, in whole or in part, and make changes to the Submission and all elements thereof in any manner, medium and/or format now or hereafter known, worldwide and in perpetuity, including, without limitation, on any websites, social media networks, or internet, mobile device or television programming, including for advertising, marketing, promotional and other purposes in connection with the “Bridal and Formal ~ From Here to I DO, Ultimate Bridal Basket Giveaway” national ad campaign (collectively, the “Campaign”). You further agree that Sponsor may use your full or partial name, likeness, image, voice, statements, comments and biographical information in connection with the Campaign, without payment of additional consideration, and you waive any right of publicity or privacy in connection with any such use. Sponsor may assign, license, sublicense or otherwise convey the rights granted to it under these Terms in whole or in part to any person or entity, and the rights shall inure to the benefit of such persons and entities.


The Grand Prize winner will be determined by a random drawing by Sunday September 1st, 2013. The winner will be announced Sunday September 1st, 2013 on or about 4:00 p.m. EST. Announcement and instructions for prize will be sent to the twitter account via direct message supplied on the potential prize winner’s entry form. Each entrant is responsible for monitoring his/her twitter account for prize notification and receipt or other communications related to this Contest. If a potential prize winner cannot be reached by Administrator (or Sponsor) within ten (10) days, using the contact information provided at the time of entry, or if the prize is returned as undeliverable, that potential prize winner shall forfeit the prize. Upon the request of the Sponsor, the potential winner may be required to return an Affidavit of Eligibility, Release and Prize Acceptance Form and IRS W-9 form. If a potential winner fails to comply with these official rules, that potential winner will be disqualified. Prizes may not be awarded if an insufficient number of eligible entries are received.

In the event that the Grand Prize is not claimed within ten (10) days a second chance drawing will take place on Wednesday September 11th, 2013 to determine a winner. The same rules apply to the second chance winner.

Grand Prize:
A Gift Basket with a value of over $5800  See website for an official list of prizes included.

Additional terms and conditions may apply to such prizes. Incidental expenses and all other costs and expenses which are not specifically listed as part of a prize in these Official Rules and which may be associated with the award, acceptance, receipt and use of all or any portion of the awarded prize are solely the responsibility of the respective prize winner. No refunds or exchanges are permitted for any such prizes.  ALL FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL TAXES ASSOCIATED WITH THE RECEIPT OR USE OF ANY PRIZE ARE SOLELY THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE WINNER.
All prizes are non-transferable. No substitution or cash equivalent of prizes is permitted.

Sponsor reserves the right to terminate, suspend or amend the Contest, without notice, and for any reason, including, without limitation, if Sponsor determines that the Contest cannot be conducted as planned or should a virus, bug, tampering or unauthorized intervention, technical failure or other cause beyond Sponsor’s control corrupt the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper play of the Contest. Any attempt to damage the content or operation of this Contest is unlawful and subject to possible legal action by Sponsor. In the event any tampering or unauthorized intervention may have occurred, Sponsor reserves the right to void suspect entries at issue.

You represent and warrant that the Submission is original and that you are the copyright owner of all aspects of the Submission or have otherwise obtained the full right and license to grant the rights granted to Sponsor for Sponsor’s use of the Submission in accordance with these Terms, without compensation of any kind or further notice to, or approval from, you or any third party.
You further represent and warrant that the Submission does not contain any content that:
• Duplicates any other Submission;
• Contains any identifiable names or marking of any third-party (e.g., logos or trademarks);
• Contains any personally identifiable information, such as license plate numbers, personal names, e-mail addresses, or street addresses;
• Contains copyrighted materials owned by others (including photographs, paintings, and other works of art or images published on or in websites, television, movies or other media);
• Contains any materials that are libelous, defamatory or obscene;
• Contains materials embodying the name, voice or likeness of any individual other than a participant that has agreed to and accepted these Terms.

Sponsor and its respective parent, affiliate and subsidiary companies, agents, and representatives, and any telephone network or service providers are not responsible for problems uploading any Twitter Submission from any Sponsor website or Facebook page or for any other technical malfunctions of electronic equipment, computer online systems, servers, or providers, computer hardware or software failures, phone lines, failure of any Submission to be received by Sponsor on account of technical problems, the inability to access any website or online service or any other error, human or otherwise, traffic, congestion on the internet or any Sponsor website, or for any other technical problems including telecommunication, miscommunication, or misdirected communications that may limit your ability to participate in this Contest. In the event of a dispute as to any entry, the authorized account holder of the Twitter account used to enter will be deemed to be the entrant. The “authorized account” holder is the natural person assigned the Twitter account. Potential winners may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holder and a valid bride with a valid wedding date.

These Terms form an agreement between you and Sponsor, which you agree shall be construed in accordance with Ohio law applicable to contracts entered into and to be wholly performed therein (without giving effect to any conflict of laws principles under such law). All claims or disputes arising out of or in connection with this Agreement shall be heard exclusively by any of the federal or state court(s) of competent jurisdiction located in the County of Hamilton, OH, USA.

Requests for copies of these Official Rules or a winner’s list may be sent to Administrator, Attn: “Bridal and Formal ~ From Here to I DO, Ultimate Bridal Basket Giveaway” c/o Bridal and Formal 300 W. Benson St Cincinnati, OH 45215. All requests must be received by September 31th, 2013.
This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Twitter. You understand that you are providing your information to Bridal and Formal and not to Twitter. The information you provide will only be used for sending subscribers company updates and announcements.