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Enter by December 20 to win six adult tickets to the Arizona Renaissance Festival, a $150 value!

The Arizona Renaissance Festival is celebrating its 31st season starting February 9, 2019, with eight weekends of revelry in a unique medieval theme park where the entertainment never stops! So, leave your cares behind and explore a 30 acre village filled with old world revelry; a most charming respite from modern times.

The Arizona Renaissance Festival
Open Saturdays & Sundays and President’s Day
February 9 – March 31, 2019
10 am to 6 pm – Rain or shine
East of Apache Junction on U.S. Highway 60, just past Gold Canyon Golf Resort

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    North Central News Monthly Reader Rewards Drawing

    Winner will be notified by phone or email by a representative of North Central News. Winner agrees to have his or her name and likeness published in the North Central News. All prizes are final – no substitutions allowed; prizes have no cash value. Please see the Official Contest Rules at the bottom of this page.

    North Central News Monthly Read Rewards Drawing Official Contest Rules

    1. ENTRY: No purchase necessary. Void where prohibited or restricted by law. One entry per person per month. All entries must be received by 11:59 PM Arizona time on the 20th of the month during which a particular prize is offered. You must be eighteen (18) years or older at the time of entry to be eligible for this contest. To enter, fill in your name, email address and phone number on the North Central News Monthly Reader Drawing page online.

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    2. WINNER SELECTION: One winner for the prize offered each month will be selected in a random drawing each month. The winner will be notified via email and announced in the following month’s newspaper. Odds of winning depend on the total number of entries. All drawings will be made on a strictly random basis.

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    4. ELIGIBILITY: Except as otherwise prohibited herein or by applicable law, this contest is open to any person who is eighteen (18) years of age or older. Employees of North Central News, Inc., and the immediate family members of each are not eligible to enter the contest.

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