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“What does FREEDOM mean to you?” Official Facebook Contest Rules
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1. ELIGIBILITY:  No purchase necessary.  Must be a resident of Ohio, Kentucky or Indiana, and be 18 years of age or older to be eligible to enter. Void everywhere else.  All federal, state, and local laws and regulations apply.  To enter and/or receive complete rules, send a 3 x 5 card with the words “What does FREEDOM mean to you” printed in block letters, your name, address and phone number along with a stamped, self-addressed envelope to: “What does FREEDOM mean to you” at 255 E. Fifth Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202.  Associates or agents of First Financial Bancorp and their parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, distributors, advertising/promotional agencies, and the members of their immediate families or those persons living in the same household of such individuals are ineligible to enter or win. 

2. PROMOTION:  The Contest begins at 5 pm. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) on June 27th, 2013 and ends at 3:00 p.m. EDT on July 3, 2013. There are (50) prizes that will be awarded at the conclusion of this contest. No other prizes shall be awarded.

3. TO ENTER:  Eligible individuals may enter as many times as they like.  Incomplete entries submitted by an entrant are void.  All entries must be received or postmarked (in the case of entries sent by regular mail) by 3:00 p.m. EDT on July 3, 2013.  All entries become the property of First Financial Bancorp and will not be returned or acknowledged. Participants may enter by: a) Provide a comment on the designated Facebook post, b) writing their name, address and telephone number and include written submission on a 3 x 5 card and mailing it to “What does FREEDOM mean to you” at 255 E. Fifth Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202. By entering, entrants acknowledge compliance with the Official Rules including all eligibility requirements, and agree to be bound by the Official Rules of this contest.  Any entry which, in the sole determination of First Financial Bancorp, does not comply with the Official Rules or the eligibility requirements may be disqualified. 

4. PRIZE: (50) prizes will be awarded. (25) winners, each receiving (2) tickets, will be chosen as the “best” entries in describing what freedom means to them. Approximate retail value of each prize = $24.00. Chance of winning a prize is determined by the number of entries received.   

5. WINNER SELECTION & NOTIFICATION:  Winner for the prize drawing will be selected by First Financial among all eligible entries on or around July 3, 2013.  Winners will be notified by an inbox message on Facebook on July 3, 2013.  Prize winner’s name will be available by sending a self-addressed stamped envelope to First Financial Bank at the address listed above or by sending an inbox message to First Financial Bank’s Company page on Facebook.  Acceptance of a prize constitutes: (1) permission for First Financial Bancorp and First Financial Bancorp's affiliates, subsidiaries, distributors or advertising/promotional agencies to use the winner's name and likeness for advertising and promotional purposes without additional compensation, unless prohibited by law; (2) acceptance of responsibility for all taxes and other fees and charges relating to winning the contest; and (3) an acknowledgement by the winner to be bound by the Official Rules and by the decisions of First Financial Bancorp with respect to the contest.  Winner may be required to execute and return an Affidavit of Eligibility and a Publicity and Liability Release within seven (7) days of issuance of notification.  Failure to comply with this provision may result in disqualification and the selection of an alternate winner. 

6. MISCELLANEOUS:  Contest prize must be claimed within 24 hours of notification. Unclaimed prize will not be awarded.  First Financial Bancorp, and its parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, distributors and advertising/promotional agencies make no representation, warranties, or guarantees of any kind relative to any prize, including its quality, merchantability, or fitness. By participating, the entrants release First Financial Bancorp, its affiliates, its employees and its advertising agency from all liability with respect to such prizes.