Ok, here's the "surprise" I mentioned last night!!
So you've been a faithful TV devotee of "Dancing with the Stars" for seven seasons. Here's your chance to see some of your favorite dancers up-close and personal via our "Dancing with the Stars: The Tour" ticket giveaway.
Two lucky bloggers to this site will each win one pair of tickets to the Jan. 9, 2009, 7:30 p.m. show at the Allstate Arena, 6920 N. Mannheim, Rosemont.
To enter, simply comment on my blog, in 50 words or less, why you think "Dancing with the Stars" is the best thing since sliced bread, and has therefore had some profound impact on your life.
Entries will be judged by me on or about December 19, 2008 based on creativity, grammar, clarity, heart, soul and/or humor. You must be 18+over and a legal resident of of IL, WI, IN, or IA to enter/win. I will contact each winner at their subscriber email and must get a response within 24 hours or that winner will be disqualified and an alternate winner will be selected. Only one entry per email address/name & address will be considered.
Tickets will be available for pickup at the Allstate Arena on the evening of the show. Winners must provide their own transportation to and from the event. The Sun-Times, this blog, and yours truly accept no responsibility for the content of the show, and/or including its cancellation/rescheduling or lack thereof. All entries must be posted by midnight CST on Dec. 15, 2008.
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. Void where prohibited. All entries are subject to suntimes.com's Submission Guidelines available at
suntimes.com/aboutus/submissions.stng. All federal, state and local taxes, as well as any expenses not specified, are the sole responsibility of each winner. No transfers, prize substitutions or cash redemptions will be made. Winners will need to provide Sponsor their full name, age, daytime telephone number and city/state in which they reside within a specified timeframe or risk disqualification. Approximate retail value (ARV) of each prize is $130 and total ARV of all prizes is $260. If the promotion is not capable of running as planned for any reason, Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole
discretion, to cancel, modify or suspend this contest. Sponsor: Chicago Sun-Times LLC, 350 N. Orleans St., 10th Floor, Chicago, IL 60654.
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