BALTIMORE SUN CONTEST
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NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.

The 175th Birthday Sweepstakes ("Sweepstakes") starts at 9:00 a.m. (ET) on June 18, 2012 and ends at 5:00 p.m. (ET) on July 15, 2012 ("Sweepstakes Period"). This Sweepstakes shall be subject to these Official Rules, and by entering, each entrant agrees to abide and be bound by these rules and the decisions of the judges and Sponsor.

1) Eligibility: This Sweepstakes is open to legal U.S. residents residing in Baltimore City, Baltimore County, Anne Arundel County, Howard County, Harford County or Carroll County who are 21 years and older as of the first day of the Sweepstakes Period. Employees (and their immediate family members (defined as spouse, parents, siblings or children) or household members (whether or not related)) of The Baltimore Sun Company ("Sponsor") and of the Retailers (as defined below) and of their parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising agencies, prize providers, promotion and delivery contractors and/or public relations companies associated with this Sweepstakes, are not eligible to participate. Void where prohibited and outside the above-listed counties. This Sweepstakes shall be governed and enforced pursuant to Maryland law, excluding choice of law provisions.

2) How to Enter: During the Sweepstakes Period, go to a participating retailer (a "Retailer") to enter the Sweepstakes. The Retailers are: Mill End Shops, Yorkridge Shopping Center, #2 West Ridgely Road, Lutherville; Leisure Fitness, 9709 York Road, Cockeysville; Service Photo, 3838 Falls Road, Baltimore; JS Edwards Ltd, Festival at Woodholme, 1809 Reistertown Road, Baltimore; Ripley's Believe it or Not, 301 Light Street, Baltimore; Plow & Hearth, 118 Shawan Road, Hunt Valley. Entry forms will be available at each Retailer, while supplies last. Accurately complete the entry form and deposit it in the box at the participating Retailer location. Entry forms must be handwritten. Incomplete entries will be disqualified, and Sponsor is not responsible for entries that are lost, late, deleted, garbled, corrupted, misdelivered, or misdirected.

All entries must be received by the close of the Sweepstakes Period. Limit one entry per person, per Retailer; duplicate entries from the same person at the same Retailer will be disqualified. Any attempt by any entrant to obtain more than the stated number of entries using multiple/different email addresses, identities, registrations and logins, or any other methods will void such entries and that entrant may be disqualified. All received entries become the property of the Sponsor and will not be returned.

3) Winner and Notification: On or about July 19, 2012, Sponsor will select one potential Grand Prize winner in a random drawing from among all eligible entries at each participating Retailer. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries for each Retailer. Sponsor will make all final decisions in any and all issues related to this Sweepstakes, and its decisions shall be final and binding in all respects. Sponsor will attempt to contact the potential Grand Prize winner by telephone or email. A winner will be disqualified and an alternate winner may be selected by random drawing from among all remaining entries if: (a) winner does not claim his or her prize within 72 hours of the first notification attempt; (b) winner does not fulfill the eligibility requirements; (c) winner does not adhere to the Official Rules; and/or (d) if the prize notification is returned as undeliverable, refused, or declined. The Grand Prize winner must pick up prize at The Baltimore Sun during regular business hours (9 a.m. to 5 p.m.) by no later than July 25, 2012 or prize will be forfeited and may be awarded to an alternate winner.

4) Prize: One Grand Prize for Each Retailer: The Grand Prize is a $175 gift card from each participating Retailer.

Grand Prize winner is solely responsible for any applicable federal, state and local taxes in connection with winner's prize. Prize substitutions are not allowed, and prize is not transferable. Only Sponsor may elect, at its discretion, to substitute a prize of greater or equal value due to lack of availability for any given reason. Prize is awarded "as is" with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied by Sponsor. All expenses not specifically provided for herein are the responsibility of the prize winner. Properly claimed prize will be awarded, but in no event will Sponsor award more prizes than are provided for in these Official Rules.

5) Other Conditions: Grand Prize winner will be required to sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility and Release as well as certain tax documents, and documentation must be signed and returned to Sponsor within one week of the date Sponsor sends it to winner and prior to receipt of the prize. Failure to return such documentation will result in that winner being disqualified, and Sponsor may randomly draw another winner from among all remaining eligible entries.

By entering this Sweepstakes, each entrant agrees to release, waive and hold harmless Sponsor and its affiliates, subsidiaries, parent corporations and advertising and promotional agencies, and all of their officers, directors, shareholders, employees and agents from any and all injuries, claims, damages, losses, costs, or expenses of any kind (including without limitation attorney's fees) resulting from accessing the Sweepstakes website; submitting an entry or otherwise participating in any aspect of the Sweepstakes; the receipt, ownership or use of prize awarded; preparing for, participating in or traveling to and/or from any prize-related activity, or; any printing, typographical or other error in these Official Rules or the announcement or offering of any prize. Neither the failure of Sponsor to insist upon or enforce strict performance of any provision of these Official Rules or the failure, delay or omission by Sponsor in exercising any right with respect to any term of these Official Rules, will be construed as a waiver or relinquishment to any extent of Sponsor's right to assert or rely upon any such provision or right in that or any other instance.

By accepting the prize, each winner agrees, where legal, to allow Sponsor and its agents and licensees to use their names, voices, photographs, likenesses and any information provided on the entry form, in any medium of communication, including advertising, promotional or other purposes, without additional compensation.

6) Fraud/Tampering: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES WILL RESULT IN DISQUALIFICATION. Sponsor reserves the right to prohibit any entrant from participating in the Sweepstakes if, at its sole discretion, Sponsor finds such entrant to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes, or if such entrant shows a disregard for, or attempts to circumvent, these Official Rules, or acts: (a) in a manner the Sponsor determines to be not fair or equitable; (b) with an intent to annoy, threaten or harass any other entrant or Sponsor; or (c) in any other disruptive manner. Sponsor assumes no liability for (a) any incorrect or inaccurate entry information; or (b) any unauthorized access to, or theft, destruction or alteration of entries at any point in the operation of this Sweepstakes.

7) Winner List: For an Official Winner List (available after July 25, 2012), send a request and a self-addressed, stamped envelope to The 175th Birthday Sweepstakes - The Baltimore Sun Company, 501 N. Calvert Street, Baltimore, MD 21278. All requests for Winner List must be received by August 22, 2012.

8) Sponsor: The Baltimore Sun Company, 501 N. Calvert Street, Baltimore, MD 21278.

TOWSON TIMES CONTEST

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.

The 175th Birthday Sweepstakes ("Sweepstakes") starts at 9:00 a.m. (ET) on June 18, 2012 and ends at 5:00 p.m. (ET) on July 15, 2012 ("Sweepstakes Period"). This Sweepstakes shall be subject to these Official Rules, and by entering, each entrant agrees to abide and be bound by these rules and the decisions of the judges and Sponsor.

1) Eligibility: This Sweepstakes is open to legal U.S. residents residing in Baltimore City, Baltimore County, Anne Arundel County, Howard County, Harford County or Carroll County who are 21 years and older as of the first day of the Sweepstakes Period. Employees (and their immediate family members (defined as spouse, parents, siblings or children) or household members (whether or not related)) of Baltimore Sun Company ("Sponsor") and of the Retailer (as defined below) and of their parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising agencies, prize providers, promotion and delivery contractors and/or public relations companies associated with this Sweepstakes, are not eligible to participate. Void where prohibited and outside the above-listed counties. This Sweepstakes shall be governed and enforced pursuant to Maryland law, excluding choice of law provisions.

2) How to Enter: During the Sweepstakes Period, go to the participating retailer ("Retailer") to enter the Sweepstakes. The Retailer is the Pennsylvania Dutch Market, 11121 York Road, Cockeysville. Entry forms will be available at Retailer, while supplies last. Accurately complete the entry form and deposit it in the box at the participating Retailer location. Entry forms must be handwritten. Incomplete entries will be disqualified, and Sponsor is not responsible for entries that are lost, late, deleted, garbled, corrupted, misdelivered, or misdirected.

All entries must be received by the close of the Sweepstakes Period. Limit one entry per person; duplicate entries from the same person will be disqualified. Any attempt by any entrant to obtain more than the stated number of entries using multiple/different email addresses, identities, registrations and logins, or any other methods will void such entries and that entrant may be disqualified. All received entries become the property of the Sponsor and will not be returned.

3) Winner and Notification: On or about July 19, 2012, Sponsor will select one potential Grand Prize winner in a random drawing from among all eligible entries at participating Retailer. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries. Sponsor will make all final decisions in any and all issues related to this Sweepstakes, and its decisions shall be final and binding in all respects. Sponsor will attempt to contact the potential Grand Prize winner by telephone or email. A winner will be disqualified and an alternate winner may be selected by random drawing from among all remaining entries if: (a) winner does not claim his or her prize within 72 hours of the first notification attempt; (b) winner does not fulfill the eligibility requirements; (c) winner does not adhere to the Official Rules; and/or (d) if the prize notification is returned as undeliverable, refused, or declined. The Grand Prize winner must pick up prize at The Baltimore Sun, 501 N. Calvert Street, Baltimore during regular business hours (9 a.m. to 5 p.m.) by no later than July 25, 2012 or prize will be forfeited and may be awarded to an alternate winner.

4) Prize: One Grand Prize: The Grand Prize is a $175 gift card from Retailer.

Grand Prize winner is solely responsible for any applicable federal, state and local taxes in connection with winner's prize. Prize substitutions are not allowed, and prize is not transferable. Only Sponsor may elect, at its discretion, to substitute a prize of greater or equal value due to lack of availability for any given reason. Prize is awarded "as is" with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied by Sponsor. All expenses not specifically provided for herein are the responsibility of the prize winner. Properly claimed prize will be awarded, but in no event will Sponsor award more prizes than are provided for in these Official Rules.

5) Other Conditions: Grand Prize winner will be required to sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility and Release as well as certain tax documents, and documentation must be signed and returned to Sponsor within one week of the date Sponsor sends it to winner and prior to receipt of the prize. Failure to return such documentation will result in that winner being disqualified, and Sponsor may randomly draw another winner from among all remaining eligible entries.

By entering this Sweepstakes, each entrant agrees to release, waive and hold harmless Sponsor and its affiliates, subsidiaries, parent corporations and advertising and promotional agencies, and all of their officers, directors, shareholders, employees and agents from any and all injuries, claims, damages, losses, costs, or expenses of any kind (including without limitation attorney's fees) resulting from accessing the Sweepstakes website; submitting an entry or otherwise participating in any aspect of the Sweepstakes; the receipt, ownership or use of prize awarded; preparing for, participating in or traveling to and/or from any prize-related activity, or; any printing, typographical or other error in these Official Rules or the announcement or offering of any prize. Neither the failure of Sponsor to insist upon or enforce strict performance of any provision of these Official Rules or the failure, delay or omission by Sponsor in exercising any right with respect to any term of these Official Rules, will be construed as a waiver or relinquishment to any extent of Sponsor's right to assert or rely upon any such provision or right in that or any other instance.

By accepting the prize, each winner agrees, where legal, to allow Sponsor and its agents and licensees to use their names, voices, photographs, likenesses and any information provided on the entry form, in any medium of communication, including advertising, promotional or other purposes, without additional compensation.

6) Fraud/Tampering: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES WILL RESULT IN DISQUALIFICATION. Sponsor reserves the right to prohibit any entrant from participating in the Sweepstakes if, at its sole discretion, Sponsor finds such entrant to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes, or if such entrant shows a disregard for, or attempts to circumvent, these Official Rules, or acts: (a) in a manner the Sponsor determines to be not fair or equitable; (b) with an intent to annoy, threaten or harass any other entrant or Sponsor; or (c) in any other disruptive manner. Sponsor assumes no liability for (a) any incorrect or inaccurate entry information; or (b) any unauthorized access to, or theft, destruction or alteration of entries at any point in the operation of this Sweepstakes.

7) Winner List: For an Official Winner List (available after July 25, 2012), send a request and a self-addressed, stamped envelope to The 175th Birthday Sweepstakes – Baltimore Sun Company, 501 N. Calvert Street, Baltimore, MD 21278. All requests for Winner List must be received by August 22, 2012.

8) Sponsor: Baltimore Sun Company, 501 N. Calvert Street, Baltimore, MD 21278.

LAUREL LEADER CONTEST

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.

The 175th Birthday Sweepstakes ("Sweepstakes") starts at 9:00 a.m. (ET) on June 18, 2012 and ends at 5:00 p.m. (ET) on July 15, 2012 ("Sweepstakes Period"). This Sweepstakes shall be subject to these Official Rules, and by entering, each entrant agrees to abide and be bound by these rules and the decisions of the judges and Sponsor.

1) Eligibility: This Sweepstakes is open to legal U.S. residents residing in Baltimore City, Baltimore County, Anne Arundel County, Howard County, Harford County or Carroll County who are 21 years and older as of the first day of the Sweepstakes Period. Employees (and their immediate family members (defined as spouse, parents, siblings or children) or household members (whether or not related)) of Baltimore Sun Company ("Sponsor") and of the Retailer (as defined below) and of their parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising agencies, prize providers, promotion and delivery contractors and/or public relations companies associated with this Sweepstakes, are not eligible to participate. Void where prohibited and outside the above-listed counties. This Sweepstakes shall be governed and enforced pursuant to Maryland law, excluding choice of law provisions.

2) How to Enter: During the Sweepstakes Period, go to the participating retailer ("Retailer") to enter the Sweepstakes. The Retailer is the Casa Della Pizza, 11440 Cherry Hill Road, Beltsville. Entry forms will be available at Retailer, while supplies last. Accurately complete the entry form and deposit it in the box at the participating Retailer location. Entry forms must be handwritten. Incomplete entries will be disqualified, and Sponsor is not responsible for entries that are lost, late, deleted, garbled, corrupted, misdelivered, or misdirected.

All entries must be received by the close of the Sweepstakes Period. Limit one entry per person; duplicate entries from the same person will be disqualified. Any attempt by any entrant to obtain more than the stated number of entries using multiple/different email addresses, identities, registrations and logins, or any other methods will void such entries and that entrant may be disqualified. All received entries become the property of the Sponsor and will not be returned.

3) Winner and Notification: On or about July 19, 2012, Sponsor will select one potential Grand Prize winner in a random drawing from among all eligible entries at participating Retailer. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries. Sponsor will make all final decisions in any and all issues related to this Sweepstakes, and its decisions shall be final and binding in all respects. Sponsor will attempt to contact the potential Grand Prize winner by telephone or email. A winner will be disqualified and an alternate winner may be selected by random drawing from among all remaining entries if: (a) winner does not claim his or her prize within 72 hours of the first notification attempt; (b) winner does not fulfill the eligibility requirements; (c) winner does not adhere to the Official Rules; and/or (d) if the prize notification is returned as undeliverable, refused, or declined. The Grand Prize winner must pick up prize at The Baltimore Sun, 501 N. Calvert Street, Baltimore during regular business hours (9 a.m. to 5 p.m.) by no later than July 25, 2012 or prize will be forfeited and may be awarded to an alternate winner.

4) Prize: One Grand Prize: The Grand Prize is a $175 gift card from Retailer.

Grand Prize winner is solely responsible for any applicable federal, state and local taxes in connection with winner's prize. Prize substitutions are not allowed, and prize is not transferable. Only Sponsor may elect, at its discretion, to substitute a prize of greater or equal value due to lack of availability for any given reason. Prize is awarded "as is" with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied by Sponsor. All expenses not specifically provided for herein are the responsibility of the prize winner. Properly claimed prize will be awarded, but in no event will Sponsor award more prizes than are provided for in these Official Rules.

5) Other Conditions: Grand Prize winner will be required to sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility and Release as well as certain tax documents, and documentation must be signed and returned to Sponsor within one week of the date Sponsor sends it to winner and prior to receipt of the prize. Failure to return such documentation will result in that winner being disqualified, and Sponsor may randomly draw another winner from among all remaining eligible entries.

By entering this Sweepstakes, each entrant agrees to release, waive and hold harmless Sponsor and its affiliates, subsidiaries, parent corporations and advertising and promotional agencies, and all of their officers, directors, shareholders, employees and agents from any and all injuries, claims, damages, losses, costs, or expenses of any kind (including without limitation attorney's fees) resulting from accessing the Sweepstakes website; submitting an entry or otherwise participating in any aspect of the Sweepstakes; the receipt, ownership or use of prize awarded; preparing for, participating in or traveling to and/or from any prize-related activity, or; any printing, typographical or other error in these Official Rules or the announcement or offering of any prize. Neither the failure of Sponsor to insist upon or enforce strict performance of any provision of these Official Rules or the failure, delay or omission by Sponsor in exercising any right with respect to any term of these Official Rules, will be construed as a waiver or relinquishment to any extent of Sponsor's right to assert or rely upon any such provision or right in that or any other instance.

By accepting the prize, each winner agrees, where legal, to allow Sponsor and its agents and licensees to use their names, voices, photographs, likenesses and any information provided on the entry form, in any medium of communication, including advertising, promotional or other purposes, without additional compensation.

6) Fraud/Tampering: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES WILL RESULT IN DISQUALIFICATION. Sponsor reserves the right to prohibit any entrant from participating in the Sweepstakes if, at its sole discretion, Sponsor finds such entrant to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes, or if such entrant shows a disregard for, or attempts to circumvent, these Official Rules, or acts: (a) in a manner the Sponsor determines to be not fair or equitable; (b) with an intent to annoy, threaten or harass any other entrant or Sponsor; or (c) in any other disruptive manner. Sponsor assumes no liability for (a) any incorrect or inaccurate entry information; or (b) any unauthorized access to, or theft, destruction or alteration of entries at any point in the operation of this Sweepstakes.

7) Winner List: For an Official Winner List (available after July 25, 2012), send a request and a self-addressed, stamped envelope to The 175th Birthday Sweepstakes – Baltimore Sun Company, 501 N. Calvert Street, Baltimore, MD 21278. All requests for Winner List must be received by August 22, 2012.

8) Sponsor: Baltimore Sun Company, 501 N. Calvert Street, Baltimore, MD 21278.

AEGIS CONTEST

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.

The 175th Birthday Sweepstakes ("Sweepstakes") starts at 9:00 a.m. (ET) on June 18, 2012 and ends at 5:00 p.m. (ET) on July 15, 2012 ("Sweepstakes Period"). This Sweepstakes shall be subject to these Official Rules, and by entering, each entrant agrees to abide and be bound by these rules and the decisions of the judges and Sponsor.

1) Eligibility: This Sweepstakes is open to legal U.S. residents residing in Baltimore City, Baltimore County, Anne Arundel County, Howard County, Harford County or Carroll County who are 21 years and older as of the first day of the Sweepstakes Period. Employees (and their immediate family members (defined as spouse, parents, siblings or children) or household members (whether or not related)) of The Baltimore Sun Company ("Sponsor") and of the Retailers (as defined below) and of their parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising agencies, prize providers, promotion and delivery contractors and/or public relations companies associated with this Sweepstakes, are not eligible to participate. Void where prohibited and outside the above-listed counties. This Sweepstakes shall be governed and enforced pursuant to Maryland law, excluding choice of law provisions.

2) How to Enter: During the Sweepstakes Period, go to a participating retailer (a "Retailer") to enter the Sweepstakes. The Retailers are: Toby's Dinner Theater of Baltimore, 5625 O'Donnell Street, Baltimore; Colorlab Academy of Hair, 227 Archer Street, Bel Air; Bala Family Practice, 2021-B Emmorton Road, Suite 224, Bel Air; Scotto's Café, 5 Bel Air South Parkway, Bel Air; Seidenberg Protzko Eye Associates, 360 East Pulaski Highway, Elkton; 520 Upper Chesapeake Drive, Suite 401 Bel Air; 2023 Pulaski Highway, Havre De Grace (one prize for all three locations); The Greene Turtle Sports Bar and Grille, 1113 Beards Hill Road, Aberdeen; and Har-co Maryland Federal Credit Union, 30 N. Hickory Avenue, Bel Air. Entry forms will be available at each Retailer, while supplies last. Accurately complete the entry form and deposit it in the box at the participating Retailer location. Entry forms must be handwritten. Incomplete entries will be disqualified, and Sponsor is not responsible for entries that are lost, late, deleted, garbled, corrupted, misdelivered, or misdirected.

All entries must be received by the close of the Sweepstakes Period. Limit one entry per person, per Retailer; duplicate entries from the same person at the same Retailer will be disqualified. Any attempt by any entrant to obtain more than the stated number of entries using multiple/different email addresses, identities, registrations and logins, or any other methods will void such entries and that entrant may be disqualified. All received entries become the property of the Sponsor and will not be returned.

3) Winner and Notification: On or about July 19, 2012, Sponsor will select one potential Grand Prize winner in a random drawing from among all eligible entries at each participating Retailer. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries for each Retailer. Sponsor will make all final decisions in any and all issues related to this Sweepstakes, and its decisions shall be final and binding in all respects. Sponsor will attempt to contact the potential Grand Prize winner by telephone or email. A winner will be disqualified and an alternate winner may be selected by random drawing from among all remaining entries if: (a) winner does not claim his or her prize within 72 hours of the first notification attempt; (b) winner does not fulfill the eligibility requirements; (c) winner does not adhere to the Official Rules; and/or (d) if the prize notification is returned as undeliverable, refused, or declined. The Grand Prize winner must pick up prize at The Baltimore Sun during regular business hours (9 a.m. to 5 p.m.) by no later than July 25, 2012 or prize will be forfeited and may be awarded to an alternate winner.

4) Prize: One Grand Prize for Each Retailer: The Grand Prize is a $175 gift card from each participating Retailer.

Grand Prize winner is solely responsible for any applicable federal, state and local taxes in connection with winner's prize. Prize substitutions are not allowed, and prize is not transferable. Only Sponsor may elect, at its discretion, to substitute a prize of greater or equal value due to lack of availability for any given reason. Prize is awarded "as is" with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied by Sponsor. All expenses not specifically provided for herein are the responsibility of the prize winner. Properly claimed prize will be awarded, but in no event will Sponsor award more prizes than are provided for in these Official Rules.

5) Other Conditions: Grand Prize winner will be required to sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility and Release as well as certain tax documents, and documentation must be signed and returned to Sponsor within one week of the date Sponsor sends it to winner and prior to receipt of the prize. Failure to return such documentation will result in that winner being disqualified, and Sponsor may randomly draw another winner from among all remaining eligible entries.

By entering this Sweepstakes, each entrant agrees to release, waive and hold harmless Sponsor and its affiliates, subsidiaries, parent corporations and advertising and promotional agencies, and all of their officers, directors, shareholders, employees and agents from any and all injuries, claims, damages, losses, costs, or expenses of any kind (including without limitation attorney's fees) resulting from accessing the Sweepstakes website; submitting an entry or otherwise participating in any aspect of the Sweepstakes; the receipt, ownership or use of prize awarded; preparing for, participating in or traveling to and/or from any prize-related activity, or; any printing, typographical or other error in these Official Rules or the announcement or offering of any prize. Neither the failure of Sponsor to insist upon or enforce strict performance of any provision of these Official Rules or the failure, delay or omission by Sponsor in exercising any right with respect to any term of these Official Rules, will be construed as a waiver or relinquishment to any extent of Sponsor's right to assert or rely upon any such provision or right in that or any other instance.

By accepting the prize, each winner agrees, where legal, to allow Sponsor and its agents and licensees to use their names, voices, photographs, likenesses and any information provided on the entry form, in any medium of communication, including advertising, promotional or other purposes, without additional compensation.

6) Fraud/Tampering: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES WILL RESULT IN DISQUALIFICATION. Sponsor reserves the right to prohibit any entrant from participating in the Sweepstakes if, at its sole discretion, Sponsor finds such entrant to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes, or if such entrant shows a disregard for, or attempts to circumvent, these Official Rules, or acts: (a) in a manner the Sponsor determines to be not fair or equitable; (b) with an intent to annoy, threaten or harass any other entrant or Sponsor; or (c) in any other disruptive manner. Sponsor assumes no liability for (a) any incorrect or inaccurate entry information; or (b) any unauthorized access to, or theft, destruction or alteration of entries at any point in the operation of this Sweepstakes.

7) Winner List: For an Official Winner List (available after July 25, 2012), send a request and a self-addressed, stamped envelope to The 175th Birthday Sweepstakes - The Baltimore Sun Company, 501 N. Calvert Street, Baltimore, MD 21278. All requests for Winner List must be received by August 22, 2012.

8) Sponsor: The Baltimore Sun Company, 501 N. Calvert Street, Baltimore, MD 21278.

COLUMBIA FLYER CONTEST

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.

The 175th Birthday Sweepstakes ("Sweepstakes") starts at 9:00 a.m. (ET) on June 18, 2012 and ends at 5:00 p.m. (ET) on July 15, 2012 ("Sweepstakes Period"). This Sweepstakes shall be subject to these Official Rules, and by entering, each entrant agrees to abide and be bound by these rules and the decisions of the judges and Sponsor.

1)Eligibility: This Sweepstakes is open to legal U.S. residents residing in Baltimore City, Baltimore County, Anne Arundel County, Howard County, Harford County or Carroll County who are 21 years and older as of the first day of the Sweepstakes Period. Employees (and their immediate family members (defined as spouse, parents, siblings or children) or household members (whether or not related)) of The Baltimore Sun Company ("Sponsor") and of the Retailers (as defined below) and of their parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising agencies, prize providers, promotion and delivery contractors and/or public relations companies associated with this Sweepstakes, are not eligible to participate. Void where prohibited and outside the above-listed counties. This Sweepstakes shall be governed and enforced pursuant to Maryland law, excluding choice of law provisions.

2) How to Enter: During the Sweepstakes Period, go to a participating retailer (a "Retailer") to enter the Sweepstakes. The Retailers are: Stebbins Anderson The Shops at Kenilworth, Lower Level, 800 Kenilworth Drive, Towson; and Toby's Dinner Theater of Columbia, 5900 Symphony Woods Road, Columbia. Entry forms will be available at each Retailer, while supplies last. Accurately complete the entry form and deposit it in the box at the participating Retailer location. Entry forms must be handwritten. Incomplete entries will be disqualified, and Sponsor is not responsible for entries that are lost, late, deleted, garbled, corrupted, misdelivered, or misdirected.

All entries must be received by the close of the Sweepstakes Period. Limit one entry per person, per Retailer; duplicate entries from the same person at the same Retailer will be disqualified. Any attempt by any entrant to obtain more than the stated number of entries using multiple/different email addresses, identities, registrations and logins, or any other methods will void such entries and that entrant may be disqualified. All received entries become the property of the Sponsor and will not be returned.

3)Winner and Notification: On or about July 19, 2012, Sponsor will select one potential Grand Prize winner in a random drawing from among all eligible entries at each participating Retailer. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries for each Retailer. Sponsor will make all final decisions in any and all issues related to this Sweepstakes, and its decisions shall be final and binding in all respects. Sponsor will attempt to contact the potential Grand Prize winner by telephone or email. A winner will be disqualified and an alternate winner may be selected by random drawing from among all remaining entries if: (a) winner does not claim his or her prize within 72 hours of the first notification attempt; (b) winner does not fulfill the eligibility requirements; (c) winner does not adhere to the Official Rules; and/or (d) if the prize notification is returned as undeliverable, refused, or declined. The Grand Prize winner must pick up prize at The Baltimore Sun during regular business hours (9 a.m. to 5 p.m.) by no later than July 25, 2012 or prize will be forfeited and may be awarded to an alternate winner.

4) Prize: One Grand Prize for Each Retailer: The Grand Prize is a $175 gift card from each participating Retailer.

Grand Prize winner is solely responsible for any applicable federal, state and local taxes in connection with winner's prize. Prize substitutions are not allowed, and prize is not transferable. Only Sponsor may elect, at its discretion, to substitute a prize of greater or equal value due to lack of availability for any given reason. Prize is awarded "as is" with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied by Sponsor. All expenses not specifically provided for herein are the responsibility of the prize winner. Properly claimed prize will be awarded, but in no event will Sponsor award more prizes than are provided for in these Official Rules.

5) Other Conditions: Grand Prize winner will be required to sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility and Release as well as certain tax documents, and documentation must be signed and returned to Sponsor within one week of the date Sponsor sends it to winner and prior to receipt of the prize. Failure to return such documentation will result in that winner being disqualified, and Sponsor may randomly draw another winner from among all remaining eligible entries.

By entering this Sweepstakes, each entrant agrees to release, waive and hold harmless Sponsor and its affiliates, subsidiaries, parent corporations and advertising and promotional agencies, and all of their officers, directors, shareholders, employees and agents from any and all injuries, claims, damages, losses, costs, or expenses of any kind (including without limitation attorney's fees) resulting from accessing the Sweepstakes website; submitting an entry or otherwise participating in any aspect of the Sweepstakes; the receipt, ownership or use of prize awarded; preparing for, participating in or traveling to and/or from any prize-related activity, or; any printing, typographical or other error in these Official Rules or the announcement or offering of any prize. Neither the failure of Sponsor to insist upon or enforce strict performance of any provision of these Official Rules or the failure, delay or omission by Sponsor in exercising any right with respect to any term of these Official Rules, will be construed as a waiver or relinquishment to any extent of Sponsor's right to assert or rely upon any such provision or right in that or any other instance.

By accepting the prize, each winner agrees, where legal, to allow Sponsor and its agents and licensees to use their names, voices, photographs, likenesses and any information provided on the entry form, in any medium of communication, including advertising, promotional or other purposes, without additional compensation.

6) Fraud/Tampering: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES WILL RESULT IN DISQUALIFICATION. Sponsor reserves the right to prohibit any entrant from participating in the Sweepstakes if, at its sole discretion, Sponsor finds such entrant to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes, or if such entrant shows a disregard for, or attempts to circumvent, these Official Rules, or acts: (a) in a manner the Sponsor determines to be not fair or equitable; (b) with an intent to annoy, threaten or harass any other entrant or Sponsor; or (c) in any other disruptive manner. Sponsor assumes no liability for (a) any incorrect or inaccurate entry information; or (b) any unauthorized access to, or theft, destruction or alteration of entries at any point in the operation of this Sweepstakes.

7) Winner List: For an Official Winner List (available after July 25, 2012), send a request and a self-addressed, stamped envelope to The 175th Birthday Sweepstakes - The Baltimore Sun Company, 501 N. Calvert Street, Baltimore, MD 21278. All requests for Winner List must be received by August 22, 2012.

8) Sponsor: The Baltimore Sun Company, 501 N. Calvert Street, Baltimore, MD 21278.

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