MANHUNT Contests: Black & Blue Vacation Giveaway!

Black & Blue Festival

MANHUNT and the Bad Boy Club
are teaming up to send one of our members and a guest to the 2008 Black
and Blue Festival in Montreal, from October 10th through October 12th.

The annual Black and Blue
has been called the “world’s largest nonstop gay benefit festival” and
was also named best circuit event for the past two years by Edge Magazine

The prize package
consists of:

  • 2 round trip airline tickets to Montreal, Canada from any North American location serviced by Air Canada.
  • 2 VIP Passes from the BBCM Foundation for the three main benefit dance events of the Black & Blue Festival from October 10th through October 12th.
  • 1 hotel room for three nights at the Delta Montreal hotel, located in the heart of downtown Montreal.

To qualify to win, just make
sure that you’re a Full Access MANHUNT member as of 3:00 AM EST on September 30th.

The winner will be announced
on our other official MANHUNT blog at on October 2.

Not a Full Access member? No
problem. Simply follow the instructions below and sign up for any Full Access
membership before 3:00 AM on September 30th, and you’ll automatically
qualified to win an all-expenses paid trip to the 2008 Black and Blue

Good luck and Happy Hunting!


Official contest and entry rules after the JUMP:


1. Eligibility and Entry Instructions
2008. Directors, officers and employees of BBCM Foundation, Online Buddies,
Inc., Air Canada, Delta Hotels and any of their respective affiliate companies,
subsidiaries, agents, professional advisors, advertising and promotional
agencies, and immediate families of each are not eligible to win a prize. All
applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. Some travel and
award restrictions apply.



2. How to Enter
No purchase necessary to enter or win. All limited Manhunt members who purchase a 7,
30 or 90 day membership between September 26 and September 30 will
automatically be entered to win. If you
would like to enter without purchasing a membership please send a postcard with
your name, address, username and a contact number to Online Buddies, Inc.,
Attn: Black and Blue Giveaway, P.O. Box 425338 / Cambridge, MA 02142. All
postcards must be received by October 1, 2008

All entries become the exclusive property of Online Buddies,
Inc. and will not be acknowledged or returned. Proof of sending will not be
deemed to be proof of receipt by Sponsor. In the event of a dispute as to the
identity of an online entrant, the authorized account holder of the email
address used to enter will be deemed to be the entrant.

3. Sweepstakes Period
The Sweepstakes period begins 8:00 AM EST on Friday,
September 26, 2008 and ends on September 30, 2008 at 3:00 AM EST (the
"Deadline"). All entries must be received by the Deadline to be
eligible to win the prize.

4. The Prize
Prize is valued at $2,000.00 and consists of:

* 2 Round Trip
Airline Tickets For Travel to Montreal (Canada) from a North American
destination services directly by Air Canada.

* 2 Promotional
VIP Passes from the BBCM Foundation for the 3 main benefit dance events of the
Black & Blue Festival (October 10th, 11th & 12th 2008.)

* 1 hotel room for
3 nights (October 10th, 11th & 12th 2008) at the DELTA Montreal Hotel, 475
President-Kennedy Avenue, Montreal. Hotel and air fare must be booked by
October 3, 2008.

The odds of winning the prize depend on the number of
eligible entries received. There is no limit to the number of entries that will
be accepted by Online Buddies, Inc.

5. Prize Restrictions and Winner Responsibilities
All federal, state and local taxes associated with the
receipt or use of the prize, if any, are the sole responsibility of the
individual winner. Winner, may be issued a 1099 MISC federal tax form if in one
calendar year the prize value of all prizes won in Sweepstakes from Sponsor
and/or participating co-sponsors exceeds $600.00.

Prizes are not transferable; no substitutions or cash
equivalents are allowed except by the Sponsor who reserves the right to award a
prize of equal value if the advertised prize is unavailable. Winners must
submit an affidavit of eligibility and compliance with the Official Sweepstakes

 The prize will be awarded. If the prize is returned as
undeliverable or otherwise not claimed within 14 days after delivery of
notification, it will be forfeited and awarded to an alternate winner.

The prize is awarded "AS IS" and WITHOUT WARRANTY
OF ANY KIND, express or implied (including without limitation, any implied
warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose).

6. Sweepstakes Rules
The prize winner will be determined by a random drawing from
all eligible entries, to be held at Online Buddies, Inc. 215 First Street Suite 500, Cambridge, MA
02142 on Tuesday September 30, 2008.

 The Online Buddies, Inc. will use its best efforts to notify the winner via e-mail on September
30, 2008. To claim the prize, the winner should follow the instructions
contained in his/her notification.

 7. Disclaimer
Sponsor and Online Buddies, Inc, and any of its respective
parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, professional
advisors, employees and agents will not be responsible for: (a) any late,
incomplete, illegible, lost, misdirected, misrouted, garbled, stolen,
distorted, damaged or in any way ineligible transmissions or entries; (b)
telephone, telephone line, electronic, hardware, software, network, Internet,
DSL, cable, or other computer or communications related malfunctions or failures,
whether human or mechanical; (c) any printing or typographical errors in any
material associated with the Sweepstakes; or (d) any Sweepstakes disruptions,
injuries, losses or damages caused by events beyond the control of the Sponsor.

 The Sponsor reserves the right to change these Official
Rules at any time, in its sole discretion, and to suspend or cancel the
Sweepstakes or any Entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes should viruses,
bugs, unauthorized human intervention or other causes beyond the Sponsor’s
control affect the administration, security or proper play of the Sweepstakes
or Sponsor otherwise becomes (as determined in its sole discretion) incapable
of running the Sweepstakes as planned.

8. Disqualification
Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to
disqualify any Entrant or individual it finds to be tampering with the entry
process or the operation of the Sweepstakes, the Sweepstakes web site or the
Sponsor’s web site; to be acting in violation of the Official Sweepstakes Rules;
to be engaged in any conduct that is detrimental or unfair to the Sponsor, the
Sweepstakes or any other Entrant; or to be acting in an unsportsmanlike or
disruptive manner, or with the intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any
other person. Any attempt by any person to deliberately undermine the
legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes may be a violation of criminal and/or
civil law, and, the Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such
person to the fullest extent permitted by law. The Sponsor reserves the right
to lock out persons whose eligibility is in question or who have been
disqualified or are otherwise ineligible to enter the Sweepstakes.

9. Governing Law and Venue
Massachusetts courts both state and federal shall have the
sole jurisdiction of any controversies regarding or relating to this
Sweepstakes. The laws of the commonwealth of Massachusetts shall govern same.
Each Entrant waives any and all objections to jurisdiction and hereby
irrevocably submits to the venue of such courts.

10. Force Majeure
The Sponsor reserves the right to change, suspend, or cancel
the Sweepstakes if, in the Sponsor’s sole discretion, intervening circumstances
warrant such change, suspension, or cancellation. Intervening circumstances
include, but are not limited to, interruption, preemption, or cancellation.
Intervening circumstances include conditions beyond Sponsor’s control, such as
strikes, labor disputes, war, insurrection, revolution, terrorism, riot or
other civil disturbance, earthquake, fire, flood, or other natural disasters,
governmental restrictions, embargoes or other exercises of governmental
authority, unavailability of supplies, components, or material, or any other
cause beyond Sponsor’s control.

 11. Release, Waiver and Indemnification
By submitting an entry, you, the Entrant represents and
warrants the following:

* That you have
read a copy of the Official Sweepstakes Rules (the "Rules"),
understand such Rules, and will comply with such Rules;

* That all
information contained in your entry and Sweepstakes Entry is accurate, complete
and correct and that you will promptly provide any information reasonably
requested by the Sponsor and any other Sweepstakes Entities;By submitting a
Sweepstakes Entry, you agree to voluntarily and forever release, discharge,
waive, indemnify and hold the Sponsor and Online Buddies, Inc. , and its
respective subsidiaries, affiliates and related companies, and each of their
respective directors, officers, employees and agents and any other person, entity
or sponsor connected with the Sweepstakes harmless from and against any and all
liability, claims, losses, damages, costs, judgments, expenses (including
reasonable attorneys fees), lawsuits, and actions of any kind arising in whole
or in part, directly or indirectly from the Sweepstakes, the Sweepstakes Entry,
or participation in any Sweepstakes-related activity, or resulting directly or
indirectly from any third party claims or threats of claims, the inaccuracy, or
alleged inaccuracy, or breach by you of your representations warranties, the
acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of any prize awarded in connection with
the Sweepstakes, and any and all liability, claims, losses, damages, lawsuits,
and actions involving personal injury, death, property damage, copyright,
trademark, right of privacy or publicity, patent or other intellectual property
rights, and/or defamation.

12. Sponsor
The Sponsor of this Sweepstakes is BBCM Foundation: Robert
J. Vézina, 94 Ste-Catherine East, Suite 5, Montreal, QC, Canada, H2X 1K7.

13. Agreement of Entrant
Entrant agrees to be bound by these Rules which are final
and binding in all respects.

14. Winner Publicity:
Winner gives permission to Sponsor, and Online
Buddies, Inc. to publish the screen name and location (city/state) of winners,
and any quotation that the winner is willing to provide on the website
(accessed by other members).

One thought on “MANHUNT Contests: Black & Blue Vacation Giveaway!

  1. WOW! Cool prize, I wanna go to Canada! Thanks for the drawing and I hope whoever wins will appreciate it as much as I would!

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