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Economic Development Commission

Small Business Saturday Passport Contest Rules


To celebrate Shop Local/Small Business Saturday, the Southbury EDC will be running a Passport Contest for a chance to win a $50 gift card to a participating business in our Shop Local promotion.

Contest Rules

Customers must obtain a passport from a participating Southbury merchant or pick one up from the Southbury EDC booth on November 25th. The EDC booth will be located at 150 Main Street South (in old LaBonne’s parking lot) and open from 8 am to 1 pm.

Customers can visit as many merchants as they can on Small Business Saturday and ask each participating merchant to stamp their passport. The customer with the most stamps on their passport has a chance to win a $50 gift card, courtesy of the Southbury Economic Development Commission. No purchase necessary.

A participating merchant is a Southbury merchant who specifically signed up to be part of the program by submitting their email address and consent to the Southbury EDC. Other merchants, even if part of the AMEX Small Business Saturday program do not qualify towards the gift card contest. (View the list of participating merchants.)

All entries must be on the official 2017 #ShopSmall Southbury Passport and stamps on the passport must match the program’s stamps.

Members of the Southbury Economic Development Commission and their family members are not eligible to be part of the contest.

In case of a tie, the entries with the most qualifying stamps will be picked at random.

All entries for the gift card contest must be received at Southbury Town Hall by 4:30 pm on December 6th. Winner will be contacted by December 8th.

More than one passport may be submitted but they must reflect the purchases of one individual. The entrant’s name and contact information must be clearly and legibly printed on the front of the passport. Entries with incomplete or unreadable name and email/phone information will be deemed invalid. Passports may be folded and/or stapled to make them more deliverable.

Odds of winning depend upon the number of entries received.

Must be age 18 years or older to participate.

Passports may be brought to the Southbury First Selectman’s office or mailed to:

Southbury Economic Development Commission
Southbury Town Hall
501 Main St. So.
Southbury, CT 06488

All Decisions of the Southbury Economic Development Commission regarding this contest are final.