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Spring Rewards Program

Get rewarded for shopping local!

Get rewarded for shopping locally!

Starts April 1, 2024

The Spring Rewards Program is back! Alpine Bank and the Durango Business Improvement District are pleased to offer the Spring Rewards Program to reward shoppers for shopping local!  BID thanks Urban Market and the Durango Chamber of Commerce for also sponsoring this promotion.

 

This promotion will start April 1st and will conclude when all rewards are claimed. Rewards will be given to shoppers who spend $250 or $400 at at local food and beverage businesses, retail businesses, personal services, accommodations, attractions and other select businesses from the eligible business list. Rewards are given in the form of gift cards from one of the reward businesses. See the chart below for how many rewards are still available.

Rewards available as of 4/16/24 at 4:30pm

Spending Level

Reward Amount

Rewards Available

Rewards Claimed

Rewards Remaining

$250

$25

70

16

54

$400

$50

180

61

119

TOTAL

 

250

77

173

PLEASE READ THE INFO BELOW TO MAKE SURE YOU UNDERSTAND HOW THE PROGRAM WORKS. THEN CLICK THE LINK TOWARDS THE BOTTOM TO SUBMIT RECEIPTS ONCE THE PROGRAM STARTS.

How does it work?

Shop local at food and beverage businesses, retail stores, personal services, accommodations, attractions and other select businesses on our eligible business list. Save your receipts and take a photo of each one. Once you have spent $250, $400, or more, you can submit your receipts through an online form on the BID website. You may use multiple receipts to reach the reward level, andthe maximum number of receipts you can submit to reach a spending is 10. Each receipt must be at least $25.The first 250 people to have their receipts approved will receive a gift card from their chosen rewards business. 

 

Click HERE for a list of all eligible businesses for purchases, or view lists by sector Accommodations,  Attractions, Personal Services, Food and Beverage, Retail, Other Businesses. The program begins on Monday, April 1 and concludes when all 250 rewards have been claimed. 

 

 Shoppers choose from this list of businesses below for your $25 or $50 reward gift card.

 Animas Trading Company, Art Supply House, Blues Mountain & Soul, Crows Closet, Durango Beer and Ice Company, Durango Treasures, Eolus Bar & Dining, Lizard Head Trading Company, Maria’s Bookshop, Oscars Café, Public House 701, Sage Fresh Eats, Steamworks Brewing Co, Sun Sapphires, Twlight Toys, Urban Market

 

Rewards are limited! Rewards are given on a first-come first-served basis to those whose receipts have been submitted through the online form and approved. Submitting receipts through the form does NOT guarantee that you will receive a reward as there are limited quantities. This page will be updated regularly with the number of rewards that remain. Each submission is checked carefully to make sure it fits the guidelines. Please read all rules below carefully. Once all 250 rewards are claimed, the program will conclude.

Rules:

  1. There are a limited number of rewards. Submitting receipts for a reward does not guarantee a reward will be given. Rewards are provided on a first-come, first-served basis. 
  2. One entry per household. A household is considered anyone living in the same residence. Each entry must have a full name, email, phone and mailing address. Family members can combine purchases under one entry. 
  3. Eligible purchases begin on April 1, 2024. Receipts dated before April 1, 2024 are not eligible.
  4. Receipts cannot be shared or submitted with someone outside your household. Receipts that are submitted need to be purchased by the person submitting the form. However, a household can combine receipts purchased by members of the household in one entry. An entry for a household should include both names on the entry form (for example, Mary and Sam Smith). When you submit reciepts, you are confirming that you are the person who made the purchases. Violating this rule will make you ineligible for a reward.
  5. Receipts must be submitted through the online form. Receipts cannot be mailed or accepted in any other way.  If you have trouble with the form, please contact one of our team members for assistance. Tanya Clegg tanyac@downtowndurango.org or Tim Walsworth timw@downtowndurango.org 
  6. Receipts can come from multiple stores to reach the spending levels. Each receipt must be $25 or more. A maximum of 10 receipts will be accepted.
  7. Receipt types -  Each receipt submitted must be an itemized receipt and include the business name, address, date, sale amount. We will only accept a digital receipt or other type of receipt if all the information noted above is included. 
  8. The following are NOT accepted receipts: credit card only receipt, handwritten receipts and invoices.
  9. BEFORE YOU SUBMIT YOUR RECEIPT - Circle the date of purchase and total sale amount and write your initials next to the total. Initials should match your first and last name in your submission. Receipts without initials WILL BE DECLINED! 
  10. Take pictures of each receipt separately. Only one receipt per photo. Do not combine receipts into one photo. Make sure the receipt includes business name, address, date, sale amount.
  11. When submitting receipts through the online form, enter the exact value of the receipt and include the cents. Do NOT include the tip amount. Once you have submitted your receipts, we are not able to add any additional receipts to your submission.
  12. Eligible receipts include purchases from Chamber and BID members in these sectors - food and beverage, retail stores, personal services, accommodations, attractions and other select businesses. Click HERE for a list of all eligible businesses for purchases.
  13. Ineligible receipts include purchases from: grocery stores, gas stations, propane sales, convenience stores, drug stores, marijuana, services such as childcare, afterschool childcare programs, health care, donation to a non-profit organization, travel services, real estate transactions, and professional services (CPA, attorney, architect, dentist, insurance, health care), or from any business not listed on the eligible list for this promotion. BID has the right to decline any receipt that does not meet the requirements. 
  14. A receipt can only be submitted once by one shopper.  Violating this rule will automatically make both shoppers ineligible for rewards.  
  15. Shoppers will be able to choose their reward gift card from a list of reward businesses. Rewards cannot be split between multiple businesses. Rewards will be mailed to the mailing address provided in the online form. Rewards will be mailed within a few weeks of the conclusion of the program. Please note that an address cannot be changed after your form has been submitted. Make sure your mailing address is correct on the form. BID is not responsible for any lost gift cards.
  16. Must be 18 or over to participate. 
  17. BID has the right to decline any entry that does not comply with the guidelines. BID will contact any shopper by email the reason their submission was declined. 
  18. When all rewards are claimed, BID will email all participants to confirm that their submission was accepted and provide a date of when the reward will be mailed. Gift cards are expected to be mailed within two weeks of the conclusion of the program.
  19. Please provide a valid email address that you check regularly. This is where BID will send a confirmation that your entry has been received, and a separate email that it has been approved. If we have questions or problems with your entry, we will use the provided email to contact you. We are not responsible if you do not receive or read your email. If you do not see a confirmation message from us once you have submitted your entry, check your junk or spam folder.
  20. When you submit receipts, you agree to have your email added to BID's email list. You will receive occasional email announcements about promotions, and BID events (3 to 4 emails per year).

Frequently Asked Questions:

Can I submit multiple receipts from different merchants?

Yes. You may submit up to 10 receipts that add up to a total of $250, $400 or more. All receipts must be from businesses that are members of the Chamber and/or the BID and are in the following sectors – retail, personal services, accommodations, attractions, or food and beverage businesses. Click HERE for list of all eligible businesses, or try our Search Tool

 

What is the minimum amount for the receipt for it to be accepted?

Each receipt must be at least $25.

 

How many receipts can I submit to reach a reward level?

The maximum number of receipts allowed is 10.

 

How many times can I apply for rewards?

 Only one entry per household. A household is considered anyone living in the same residence.

 

Are there locations that don’t count towards this program?

Yes. We are not able to accept receipts from: grocery stores, gas stations, propane sales, convenience stores, drug stores, marijuana, services such as childcare, health care, after school care, donations to non-profit organization, real estate transactions, and professional services (CPA, attorney, architect, dentist, insurance, health care, dentist, eye doctor). Any business not listed on the eligible business list. Any business not a BID or Chamber Member is also ineligible.

Receipts will only be accepted from retail, personal services, accommodations, attractions and food and beverage businesses that are members of the Chamber of Commerce or BID. Click HERE for a list of all eligible businesses. 

BID/Chamber have the right to decline any receipt that does not meet the requirements. 

 

What type of receipts can be submitted?

Receipt photos should be of an itemized hard copy receipt. (do not submit credit card only receipts or invoices) We will only accept a digital receipt, or other type of receipt, if all the following information is provided: business name, address, date of sale, and sale amount. If that information is not provided, the receipt may be deemed ineligible. The following are not eligible receipts: credit card only receipt, handwritten receipts and invoices. All receipts must be submitted through the same form. Just click the add receipt button to add an additional receipt. 

 

What amount can I submit in the form? Do I include the tax and tip?

The total amount should include the tax.

Do not include the tip in your amount. A purchase from a restaurant should be just for the amount of the purchase, excluding the tip. 

 

Can I purchase something online at a local merchant?

Yes, as long as the business is on the eligible business list and fits the guidelines. Remember that digital receipts must have key information noted above. You may need to request a hard copy receipt to submit that purchase.

 

If I purchase a gift card, will that count towards my reward?

Yes, any purchase at a Chamber or BID member business that is a retail store, personal services, accommodation, attraction, personal service or a food and beverage business is an eligible purchase. Businesses NOT on the eligible list will not count.

 

What do I need to do before I submit my form?

  1. Verify that the receipt is from an eligible business. (Search Tool)
  2. Circle the date of purchase, total spent, and write your initials next to the total.
  3. Take a picture of each receipt separately.  Check your photo to make sure all the required information is visible (business name, date of purchase and total spent) and that the image is clear.
  4. You are now ready to submit your receipts. Remember to submit ALL receipts in one submission. Click the plus sign to add additional receipts.

 

What businesses can I choose for my reward?

A list of businesses for rewards will be provided when submitting receipts through the online form. The list is also at the top of this webpage.  All rewards are in the form of a gift card from local businesses. You can only select one business to receive your reward. The gift cards cannot be split between multiple businesses. Once you choose a business, you cannot change your selection after it has been submitted. 

 

How will I know my submission was received?

After you have submitted your receipt, you will be taken to a page that confirms your submission was received. You will also receive an email that confirms your submission was received. Check your spam and junk folders if you don't see this email in your inbox.

Each submission will be reviewed to ensure that it meets the guidelines. Once all the rewards have been claimed, a communication will be sent via email stating that your submission was approved.  The rewards will only be mailed to the address provided in the form. 

When does the Rewards Program start and end?

This program will start on Monday, April 1, 2024. Spring Rewards concludes when all rewards have been claimed.

Click here to submit your receipts

 

 

 

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