How to play:

Each Sunday, from Nov. 26 to Dec. 17, a gameboard will appear in the print edition of the News-Press. From that Sunday to the following Saturday, the Elf will be hidden somewhere in the pages of the St. Joseph News-Press. Fill out your weekly gameboard with the section and page number (example: A2) for each day. Mail / drop off your completed gameboard to the News-Press by the specified date to be entered to win the weekly prizes.

Elf in the Pages Official Rules

No purchase necessary.

You must be 18 years of age or older at time of entry to be eligible for this contest. This contest is void where prohibited by law.

Winners will be notified by email or phone. If a winner is unreachable after seven (7) days, or if that winner is unavailable for prize fulfillment, an alternate winner will be selected. If St. Joseph News-Press cannot find an eligible winner for the prize, that prize will not be awarded.

Odds of winning are determined by the number of entries received.

St. Joseph News-Press reserves the right to substitute any prize with another prize of equal or greater value.

St. Joseph News-Press reserves the right to restrict the local winners to only persons whose primary residence is within a 60 mile radius of the News-Press office.

Limit one entry per week per person.

Employees of St. Joseph News-Press, its respective parent, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising sponsors and promotional agencies, independent contractors and the immediate family members of each are not eligible.

Contest entrants agree to abide by the terms of these Official Rules and by the decisions of the contest commissioners, which are final on all matters pertaining to the contest.

Entrants further grant to St. Joseph News-Press the right to use and publish their proper name, city and state online and in print, or any other media, in connection with the Contest.

St. Joseph News-Press reserves the right to use any and all information related to the Contest, including information on contestants obtained through the contest, for marketing purposes or any other purpose, unless prohibited by law.

The Contest and all of the related pages, contents and code are copyright St. Joseph News-Press. Copying or unauthorized use of any copyrighted materials, trademarks or any other intellectual property without the express written consent of its owner is strictly prohibited.

Each winner, by acceptance of the prize, agrees to release all Sponsors, and their parent and subsidiary companies, their officers, directors, employees, agents, shareholders, affiliates, suppliers, distributors, and advertising agencies from all liability, claims, or actions of any kind whatsoever for injuries, damages, or losses to persons and property which may be sustained in connection with the receipt, ownership, or use of the prize.

The St. Joseph News-Press is not responsible for printing errors, delivery delays, natural disasters or acts of man or God.

All results posted are unofficial until winners respond to notification.

Each winner is responsible for all federal, state and local taxes and will be required to complete an IRS form W-9. Sponsor reserves the right to withhold prizes until completed form W-9 is received.

This contest is not intended for gambling. If it is determined that a contestant is using the contest for gambling purposes they will be disqualified and reported to authorities.

St. Joseph News-Press reserves the right to change the rules at any time.

This contest is officially sponsored by St. Joseph News-Press.

How to play:

Each Sunday, from Nov. 27 to Dec. 18, a gameboard will appear in the print edition of the News-Press. From that Sunday to the following Saturday, the Elf will be hidden somewhere in the pages of the St. Joseph News-Press. Fill out your weekly gameboard with the section and page number (example: A2) for each day. Mail / drop off your completed gameboard to the News-Press by the specified date to be entered to win the weekly prizes.

Elf in the Pages Official Rules

No purchase necessary.

You must be 13 years of age or older at time of entry to be eligible for this contest. This contest is void where prohibited by law.

Winners will be notified by email or phone. If a winner is unreachable after seven (7) days, or if that winner is unavailable for prize fulfillment, an alternate winner will be selected. If St. Joseph News-Press cannot find an eligible winner for the prize, that prize will not be awarded.

Odds of winning are determined by the number of entries received.

St. Joseph News-Press reserves the right to substitute any prize with another prize of equal or greater value.

St. Joseph News-Press reserves the right to restrict the local winners to only persons whose primary residence is within a 60 mile radius of the News-Press office.

Limit one entry per week per person.

Employees of St. Joseph News-Press, its respective parent, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising sponsors and promotional agencies, independent contractors and the immediate family members of each are not eligible.

Contest entrants agree to abide by the terms of these Official Rules and by the decisions of the contest commissioners, which are final on all matters pertaining to the contest.

Entrants further grant to St. Joseph News-Press the right to use and publish their proper name, city and state online and in print, or any other media, in connection with the Contest.

St. Joseph News-Press reserves the right to use any and all information related to the Contest, including information on contestants obtained through the contest, for marketing purposes or any other purpose, unless prohibited by law.

The Contest and all of the related pages, contents and code are copyright St. Joseph News-Press. Copying or unauthorized use of any copyrighted materials, trademarks or any other intellectual property without the express written consent of its owner is strictly prohibited.

Each winner, by acceptance of the prize, agrees to release all Sponsors, and their parent and subsidiary companies, their officers, directors, employees, agents, shareholders, affiliates, suppliers, distributors, and advertising agencies from all liability, claims, or actions of any kind whatsoever for injuries, damages, or losses to persons and property which may be sustained in connection with the receipt, ownership, or use of the prize.

The St. Joseph News-Press is not responsible for printing errors, delivery delays, natural disasters or acts of man or God.

All results posted are unofficial until winners respond to notification.

Each winner is responsible for all federal, state and local taxes and will be required to complete an IRS form W-9. Sponsor reserves the right to withhold prizes until completed form W-9 is received.

This contest is not intended for gambling. If it is determined that a contestant is using the contest for gambling purposes they will be disqualified and reported to authorities.

St. Joseph News-Press reserves the right to change the rules at any time.

This contest is officially sponsored by St. Joseph News-Press.