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#BellcoGivesBack Contest Rules


1. Sponsor: Bellco Credit Union, 7600 E. Orchard Road, Suite 400N, Greenwood Village, CO 80111 (“Sponsor” or “Administrator”). Sponsor presents these Official Rules (“Official Rules”).

2. Sweepstakes Description: Any Eligible Participant, as defined below, that enters the Sweepstakes  as described below during the Sweepstakes Period, as defined below, will be eligible for the Bellco Gives Back Social Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) (subject to additional restrictions below).  The Sweepstakes will begin on May 1, 2017, at 9:01 am (Mountain Time (“MT”)), and the Sweepstakes will end on December 31, 2017, at 11:59 pm (MT) (the “Sweepstakes Period”).  Sponsor’s method of timekeeping is the official time clock for the Sweepstakes and is final and undisputable.

3. Eligibility:

(a) To be eligible to participate (in each case as an “Eligible Participant”) in the Sweepstakes, you must be a current legal resident of the state of Colorado, who is eighteen (18) years of age or older as of the date of entry.

(b) The following entities or persons are disqualified from entering the Sweepstakes:

i. Any individuals (including but not limited to employees, consultants, independent contractors and interns) who have, within six months prior to the beginning of the Sweepstakes Period, held employment with or performed services for Sponsor, its parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising, research and promotion agencies (collectively, “Sponsor Entities”) or

ii. any organizations affiliated with the sponsorship, fulfillment, administration, prize support, advertisement or promotion of the Sweepstakes; or

iii. any immediate family and household members of the foregoing individuals.

(c) Participation constitutes full and unconditional agreement to, and acceptance of, these Official Rules. This Sweepstakes is subject to, and all Eligible Participants shall comply with, all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. 

4. How to Enter the Sweepstakes:

(a) Eligible Participants may enter the Sweepstakes by publically posting on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram using the hashtag #BellcoGivesBack (each an “Entry”). Eligible Participants must submit an Entry each month prior to that month’s Deadline for Entry in order to qualify for that month’s drawing.

(b) Posts must be received no later than 11:59 pm MST on the Deadline for Entry for each month listed below to be included in that month’s respective Date of Drawing (listed below). Posts received after each Deadline for Entry will be included in the next Date of Drawing only, unless the final Date of Drawing has already passed. Eligible Participants must enter each month for a chance to win. (See Deadlines for Entry and Dates of Drawing below).  

(c) Any attempted form of Entry other than as described herein is void.  Entries in violation of these Official Rules will be disqualified.  Any attempt by an Eligible Participant to obtain additional or fraudulent Entries will void such Entries and that Eligible Participant may be disqualified.  Use of any automated system to participate is prohibited and will result in disqualification.  The Sponsors reserve the right to exclude Eligible Participants for these or any other reasons, in the Sponsor’s sole editorial discretion, including any violation of these Official Rules.

5. Determination of Winners: Sponsor shall conduct a random drawing on the Dates of Drawing referenced below (each a “Drawing”). One (1) winner will be selected at each Drawing for the prize listed below (each a “Winner” and together the “Winners”) from all eligible Entries received by the Deadline for Entry of each respective month. All Entries that are not selected shall be discarded. Contestants must enter each month for a chance to win. In the event that there are no Entries during the Sweepstakes Period prior to the Drawing, there will be no drawing and the applicable prize (“Prize”) will remain un-awarded.  The Winners shall be notified by direct message on the platform through which they entered. The selected Winners shall be required to reply within one (1) week of Bellco’s original notification message. The failure to answer within one week shall result in forfeiture of the Prize and, in such case, Sponsor shall randomly select an alternate Winner from among the remaining eligible Entries. If an alternate Winner fails to respond to the notification, Sponsor shall repeat this process a maximum of ten (10) times. In the event that all ten (10) selected Winners fail to respond to the notification, the applicable Prize will be forfeited. Eligible Participants agree that Sponsor has the sole right to decide all matters and disputes arising from the Sweepstakes, and that its determinations are final and binding.

6. Prize:

(a) The following Prizes will be awarded (unless otherwise stated, all dates shown are in 2017):


Deadline for Entry

Dates of Drawing


# of Winners

Approximate Retail Value of each Prize


May 31

June 1

One (1) $500 Visa® gift card




June 30

July 3

One (1) $500 Visa® gift card




July 31

August 1

One (1) $500 Visa® gift card




August 31

September 1

One (1) $500 Visa® gift card




September 30

October 2

One (1) $500 Visa® gift card




October 31

November 1

One (1) $500 Visa® gift card




November 30

December 1

One (1) $500 Visa® gift card




December 31

January 1, 2018

One (1) $500 Visa® gift card



(b)        Odds of winning depend on the number of Entries received prior to each Deadline for Entry.  Entries received after the final Deadline for Entry will be discarded.

(c)        Prize is not redeemable for cash, unless permitted by the gift card vendor. 

(d)        Sponsor is not responsible for the gift card program, and any issues with the Prize must be addressed with the gift card vendor.  Sponsor’s only obligation is to provide the Winner with a Prize.

(e)        Visa is a registered trademark of Visa, Inc.  Visa is not a sponsor of this sweepstakes.

7. Prize Award: If a Prize cannot be awarded for any reason, Sponsor reserves the right to substitute the Prize with another Prize of equal or greater value. Prizes are non-transferable, non-negotiable and not redeemable for cash or merchandise, unless permitted by the gift card vendor. It is expressly understood that the Sponsor is under no obligation to Winner other than as expressly set forth herein. Winner is solely responsible for all federal, state and local taxes and fees associated with receipt of the Prize. Should federal, state or local law impose any tax reporting or filing obligations on Sponsor arising out of the Winner’s participation in the Sweepstakes (including the Winner’s receipt of and/or use of the Prize), the Winner agrees to timely provide Sponsor with any information that is reasonably needed for Sponsor to comply with any such reporting or filing obligations.

8. Limitations of Liability and Release: No liability or responsibility is assumed by Sponsor resulting from any Eligible Participant’s participation in or attempt to participate in the Program.  Sponsor, Sponsor Entities and their respective officers, directors and employees are not responsible for and shall not be liable for: (a) printing or typographical errors in any Sweepstakes-related materials and in the event of any inconsistency between Sweepstakes-related materials and these Official Rules, these Official Rules shall govern and control, (b) technical problems or technical malfunction which may affect entering or the operation of the Sweepstakes, including, electronic, hardware or software program, network, Internet or computer malfunctions, failures, or difficulties of any kind, Internet Service Provider (ISP) or other connection availability, server malfunction, failed computer, network, telephone, satellite or cable hardware or software or lines, or technical failure, or jumbled, scrambled, delayed or misdirected transmissions, computer hardware or software malfunctions, any human, mechanical or technical or electronic error, unauthorized human or non-human intervention of the operation of the Sweepstakes, including without limitation, unauthorized tampering, hacking, theft, virus, bugs, worms, or destruction of any aspect of the Sweepstakes, or loss, miscount, misdirection, inaccessibility or unavailability of an account used in connection with the Sweepstakes; or (c) any condition caused by events that may cause the Sweepstakes to be disrupted or corrupted, regardless of the reason. Sponsor is not responsible for injury or damage to Eligible Participants’ or any other person’s property related to or resulting from participating in this Sweepstakes or attendance at the concerts.  By participating in the Sweepstakes, Eligible Participants agree to release and hold the Sponsor and the Sponsor Entities harmless from any and all claims, damages or liabilities arising from or relating to such Eligible Participant’s participation in the Sweepstakes including, without limitation, any use or misuse of the Prize.  By accepting a Prize, Winners agree to release and hold Sponsor harmless for any loss or injury including, without limitation, any personal injury or property damage resulting from participation in the Sweepstakes or use of a Prize.  

9. General: By participating, Eligible Participants agree to these Official Rules and Sponsor’s Privacy Policy, which are final and binding in all respects. Winners must comply with any and all requirements and limitations associated with the use of the Prize. If for any reason the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to suspend, cancel, modify or terminate the Sweepstakes, or any part of it.

10. Disputes: Disputes, including construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules shall be (1) governed by the laws of the State of Colorado without regard to choice of law or conflict of law principles (whether of the State of Colorado or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Colorado; (2) any dispute, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected in any way with the Sweepstakes or the Prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and  brought exclusively in a federal or state court in the state of Colorado; (3) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes, but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (4) under no circumstances will an Eligible Participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and participant hereby waives all rights to claim, indirect, punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased.

11. Winners List/Rules Request: For the name of the Winners or to request a copy of these Official Rules, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope (VT residents may omit return postage) specifying “Official Rules” or “Winners List,” to:  Official Rules Request/Winner’s Names Request, Bellco Credit Union, 7600 E. Orchard Road, Suite 400N, Greenwood Village, CO 80111.