Wintrust Financial Corporation (“Sponsor”) Official Sweepstakes Rules

Wintrust Financial Corporation 2021 Wintrust Crosstown Series Ticket Sweepstakes: Chicago White Sox at Chicago Cubs (“Sweepstakes”)

Sweepstakes Winner and his/her guest must either show proof of full vaccination or wear a face covering that fully covers the mouth and nose to gain access to the press booth at Wrigley Field on 8/7/21.

1.    NO PURCHASE OR BANK TRANSACTION NECESSARY TO ENTER. A purchase or transaction does not increase your chances of winning. Odds of winning will depend on the total number of eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes. Need not be a customer of Wintrust Financial Corporation to enter; becoming a customer will not increase your chances of winning. Void where prohibited.

2.    Eligibility: Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of the United States who are twenty-one (21) years of age and over, excluding residents of FL, NY, or RI. Employees, officers, and directors (including immediate family members (spouse, parent, child, sibling and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and members of the same household, whether or not related) of Wintrust Financial Corp., the Chicago Cubs Baseball Club, LLC (“Cubs”), the MLB Entities (as defined below), and each of their respective parents, affiliated companies, subsidiaries, licensees, distributors, dealers, retailers, printers, advertising and promotion agencies, and any and all other companies associated with the Sweepstakes are not eligible to participate. The “MLB Entities” shall mean the Office of the Commissioner of Baseball (“BOC”), its Bureaus, Committees, Subcommittees and Councils, MLB Advanced Media, L.P. (“MLBAM” or “MLB.com”), Major League Baseball Properties, Inc., BAMTech, LLC, The MLB Network, LLC, the Major League Baseball Clubs (“Clubs”), each of their parent, subsidiary, affiliated and related entities, any entity which, now or in the future, controls, is controlled by, or is under common control with the Clubs or the BOC, and the owners, general and limited partners, shareholders, directors, officers, employees and agents of the foregoing entities.

3.    To enter: The Sweepstakes begins at 12:00 AM Central Time (“CT”) on 7/22/2021 and ends at 11:59 PM CT on 8/4/2021 (“Sweepstakes Period”). Participants will receive one (1) entry into the sweepstakes when they visit 
www.wintrust.com/crosstownsweeps during the sweepstakes period. To enter the Sweepstakes without purchase or obligation, complete the Sweepstakes form with all requested information and return at www.wintrust.com/crosstownsweeps-rules. Limit one (1) entry per person. 

4.    Prizes: One (1) prize will be awarded.  Winner will receive two (2) tickets to the 2021 Wintrust Crosstown Series game scheduled to take place on August 7, 2021 at Wrigley Field, including a visit to the Public Announcer booth (the “Prize”).  Estimated retail value of Prize is $364.  Prize will be delivered via MLB Ballpark App to the e-mail address provided upon Sweepstakes entry.  

5.    Prize restrictions: Prize is non-transferable. Federal, state and local taxes, and any expenses relating to the acceptance and use of the Prize not specified, are the sole responsibility of the Winner. The estimated retail value of the prize: $364; and each prize is IRS 1099 reportable. TRANSPORTATION TO/FROM THE GAME AND LODGING NOT INCLUDED. Tickets will be provided to the Winner via the MLB Ballpark app. See mlb.com/apps/ballpark for instructions on how to download the app.  Seat locations at the game shall be determined in the sole discretion of Sponsor and/or Cubs. Each Winner’s guest must be twenty-one (21) years of age or older.  Major League Baseball game, event and exhibition dates and times are determined in the sole discretion of the Office of the Commissioner of Baseball and/or the applicable Major League Baseball Club, as applicable, and may be subject to change.  Use of any Major League Baseball Club game/event/exhibition ticket is subject to the standard terms, conditions and health and safety policies applicable to the ticket: see mlb.com/ticketback for details. The terms and conditions of the tickets awarded as part of any prize will govern in the event a legal game, event or exhibition, as defined by Major League Baseball, is not played or held, as applicable, due to weather conditions, an act of God, an act of terrorism, civil disturbance or any other reason.  Winner and his/her guest agree to comply with all applicable ballpark and venue, as applicable, regulations in connection with the prize.  Sponsor, Cubs and the applicable MLB Entities reserve the right to remove or to deny entry to any winner and/or his/her guest who engage(s) in a non-sportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person at the game, event or exhibition, or who fails to comply with the Wrigley Field guest Code of Conduct.  Sponsor, Cubs and the MLB Entities will not be responsible for weather conditions, Acts of God, acts of terrorism, civil disturbances, local, state, or federal regulation, order or policy; work stoppage; epidemic, pandemic, or any other issue concerning public health or safety, or any other event outside of their control that may cause the cancellation or any other natural disaster outside their control that may cause the cancellation or postponement of any Major League Baseball game, event or exhibition.  Major League Baseball game, event and exhibition tickets awarded as prizes may not be resold or offered for resale or used for any commercial or promotional purpose whatsoever. Any such resale or commercial or promotional use may result in disqualification and prize forfeiture, and may invalidate the license granted by the game, event or exhibition tickets. Winner may make no substitution/transfer of prize. Prize is non-transferable. Federal, state and local taxes, and any expenses relating to the acceptance and use of the prize not specified, are the sole responsibility of each individual winner. Limit one (1) prize per person..

6.    Drawing: Potential winner will be selected in a random drawing to be held on 8/5/2021 from among all eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period in accordance to the Official Rules. Determination will be conducted at Wintrust Financial Corporation, 9700 W. Higgins Rd. Ste. 550, Rosemont, IL 60018.

7.    Odds: Odds of being selected as a sweepstakes winner will depend on the total number of eligible entries received from the website www.wintrust.com/crosstownsweeps listed above.

8.    Winner Notification/Prize Awards: Potential winner will be notified by phone and/or email message on 8/5/2021 and do not need to be present to win. Potential winner may need to submit information confirming their eligibility. Subject to the verification and compliance of these Official Rules, the potential winner will be declared the official winner of the Sweepstakes (the “Winner”). For a complete list of winners, please mail a self-addressed stamped envelope to Wintrust Financial Corporation, 9700 W. Higgins Rd. Ste. 550, Rosemont, IL 60018.

9.    Additional Terms: By participating, entrants agree: 1) the decision of the Sponsor shall be final in all respects; 2) to release, discharge and hold harmless Sponsor, Cubs, the MLB Entities and its respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors, and employees from any liability, claims, or damages arising out of their participation in the Sweepstakes, and the acceptance, use, misuse or possession of any prize. By accepting a prize, Winner agrees to, where legal, the use of his/her name and/or likenesses for advertising and publicity purposes without additional compensation or consideration.

10.  Limitations or Liability: Neither Sponsor, Cubs, nor the MLB Entities are responsible for the printing of or typographical errors in any Sweepstakes-related materials; for stolen, lost, late, misdirected, damaged, incomplete, illegible, or postage-due mail, or email entries; or for transactions that are processed late or incorrectly or are lost due to computer or electronic malfunction. Sponsor, Cubs and the MLB Entities reserves the right to cancel or modify the Sweepstakes if fraud or technical failures compromise the integrity of the Sweepstakes.

11. The privacy policy is available at any Wintrust Community Bank location. For a full listing of locations, please visit www.wintrust.com/content/wintrust/en/locations.html.

12. Sponsored by: Wintrust Financial Corporation, 9700 W. Higgins Road, Suite 550, Rosemont, IL 60018    

Wintrust Financial Corporation 2021 Wintrust Crosstown Series Ticket Sweepstakes: Chicago White Sox at Chicago Cubs (“Sweepstakes”)

Sweepstakes Winner and his/her guest must either show proof of full vaccination or wear a face covering that fully covers the mouth and nose to gain access to the press booth at Wrigley Field on 8/7/21.

1.    NO PURCHASE OR BANK TRANSACTION NECESSARY TO ENTER. A purchase or transaction does not increase your chances of winning. Odds of winning will depend on the total number of eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes. Need not be a customer of Wintrust Financial Corporation to enter; becoming a customer will not increase your chances of winning. Void where prohibited.

2.    Eligibility: Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of the United States who are twenty-one (21) years of age and over, excluding residents of FL, NY, or RI. Employees, officers, and directors (including immediate family members (spouse, parent, child, sibling and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and members of the same household, whether or not related) of Wintrust Financial Corp., the Chicago Cubs Baseball Club, LLC (“Cubs”), the MLB Entities (as defined below), and each of their respective parents, affiliated companies, subsidiaries, licensees, distributors, dealers, retailers, printers, advertising and promotion agencies, and any and all other companies associated with the Sweepstakes are not eligible to participate. The “MLB Entities” shall mean the Office of the Commissioner of Baseball (“BOC”), its Bureaus, Committees, Subcommittees and Councils, MLB Advanced Media, L.P. (“MLBAM” or “MLB.com”), Major League Baseball Properties, Inc., BAMTech, LLC, The MLB Network, LLC, the Major League Baseball Clubs (“Clubs”), each of their parent, subsidiary, affiliated and related entities, any entity which, now or in the future, controls, is controlled by, or is under common control with the Clubs or the BOC, and the owners, general and limited partners, shareholders, directors, officers, employees and agents of the foregoing entities.

3.    To enter: The Sweepstakes begins at 12:00 AM Central Time (“CT”) on 7/22/2021 and ends at 11:59 PM CT on 8/4/2021 (“Sweepstakes Period”). Participants will receive one (1) entry into the sweepstakes when they visit 
www.wintrust.com/crosstownsweeps during the sweepstakes period. To enter the Sweepstakes without purchase or obligation, complete the Sweepstakes form with all requested information and return at www.wintrust.com/crosstownsweeps-rules. Limit one (1) entry per person. 

4.    Prizes: One (1) prize will be awarded.  Winner will receive two (2) tickets to the 2021 Wintrust Crosstown Series game scheduled to take place on August 7, 2021 at Wrigley Field, including a visit to the Public Announcer booth (the “Prize”).  Estimated retail value of Prize is $364.  Prize will be delivered via MLB Ballpark App to the e-mail address provided upon Sweepstakes entry.  

5.    Prize restrictions: Prize is non-transferable. Federal, state and local taxes, and any expenses relating to the acceptance and use of the Prize not specified, are the sole responsibility of the Winner. The estimated retail value of the prize: $364; and each prize is IRS 1099 reportable. TRANSPORTATION TO/FROM THE GAME AND LODGING NOT INCLUDED. Tickets will be provided to the Winner via the MLB Ballpark app. See mlb.com/apps/ballpark for instructions on how to download the app.  Seat locations at the game shall be determined in the sole discretion of Sponsor and/or Cubs. Each Winner’s guest must be twenty-one (21) years of age or older.  Major League Baseball game, event and exhibition dates and times are determined in the sole discretion of the Office of the Commissioner of Baseball and/or the applicable Major League Baseball Club, as applicable, and may be subject to change.  Use of any Major League Baseball Club game/event/exhibition ticket is subject to the standard terms, conditions and health and safety policies applicable to the ticket: see mlb.com/ticketback for details. The terms and conditions of the tickets awarded as part of any prize will govern in the event a legal game, event or exhibition, as defined by Major League Baseball, is not played or held, as applicable, due to weather conditions, an act of God, an act of terrorism, civil disturbance or any other reason.  Winner and his/her guest agree to comply with all applicable ballpark and venue, as applicable, regulations in connection with the prize.  Sponsor, Cubs and the applicable MLB Entities reserve the right to remove or to deny entry to any winner and/or his/her guest who engage(s) in a non-sportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person at the game, event or exhibition, or who fails to comply with the Wrigley Field guest Code of Conduct.  Sponsor, Cubs and the MLB Entities will not be responsible for weather conditions, Acts of God, acts of terrorism, civil disturbances, local, state, or federal regulation, order or policy; work stoppage; epidemic, pandemic, or any other issue concerning public health or safety, or any other event outside of their control that may cause the cancellation or any other natural disaster outside their control that may cause the cancellation or postponement of any Major League Baseball game, event or exhibition.  Major League Baseball game, event and exhibition tickets awarded as prizes may not be resold or offered for resale or used for any commercial or promotional purpose whatsoever. Any such resale or commercial or promotional use may result in disqualification and prize forfeiture, and may invalidate the license granted by the game, event or exhibition tickets. Winner may make no substitution/transfer of prize. Prize is non-transferable. Federal, state and local taxes, and any expenses relating to the acceptance and use of the prize not specified, are the sole responsibility of each individual winner. Limit one (1) prize per person..

6.    Drawing: Potential winner will be selected in a random drawing to be held on 8/5/2021 from among all eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period in accordance to the Official Rules. Determination will be conducted at Wintrust Financial Corporation, 9700 W. Higgins Rd. Ste. 550, Rosemont, IL 60018.

7.    Odds: Odds of being selected as a sweepstakes winner will depend on the total number of eligible entries received from the website www.wintrust.com/crosstownsweeps listed above.

8.    Winner Notification/Prize Awards: Potential winner will be notified by phone and/or email message on 8/5/2021 and do not need to be present to win. Potential winner may need to submit information confirming their eligibility. Subject to the verification and compliance of these Official Rules, the potential winner will be declared the official winner of the Sweepstakes (the “Winner”). For a complete list of winners, please mail a self-addressed stamped envelope to Wintrust Financial Corporation, 9700 W. Higgins Rd. Ste. 550, Rosemont, IL 60018.

9.    Additional Terms: By participating, entrants agree: 1) the decision of the Sponsor shall be final in all respects; 2) to release, discharge and hold harmless Sponsor, Cubs, the MLB Entities and its respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors, and employees from any liability, claims, or damages arising out of their participation in the Sweepstakes, and the acceptance, use, misuse or possession of any prize. By accepting a prize, Winner agrees to, where legal, the use of his/her name and/or likenesses for advertising and publicity purposes without additional compensation or consideration.

10.  Limitations or Liability: Neither Sponsor, Cubs, nor the MLB Entities are responsible for the printing of or typographical errors in any Sweepstakes-related materials; for stolen, lost, late, misdirected, damaged, incomplete, illegible, or postage-due mail, or email entries; or for transactions that are processed late or incorrectly or are lost due to computer or electronic malfunction. Sponsor, Cubs and the MLB Entities reserves the right to cancel or modify the Sweepstakes if fraud or technical failures compromise the integrity of the Sweepstakes.

11. The privacy policy is available at any Wintrust Community Bank location. For a full listing of locations, please visit www.wintrust.com/content/wintrust/en/locations.html.

12. Sponsored by: Wintrust Financial Corporation, 9700 W. Higgins Road, Suite 550, Rosemont, IL 60018