Beander’s Restaurant & Tavern – Elkins, WV

“Where Good Food, Good Friends & Good Times Come Together”

Enter Our Matchmaker Contest!

Enter Our Matchmaker Contest!

Over the years, Beander’s Restaurant & Tavern is proud to have been much more than a place to grab good food and drinks with friends. Many amazing couples have met the loves of their lives or had their first date at Beander’s! In honor of Valentine’s Day, Beander’s is celebrating all the lovers out there. If you and your partner got your start as a result of a night out at Beander’s, we want to hear all about it! 

Send us a photo and let us know how long you and your partner have been together because of Beander’s Restaurant & Tavern. Did you meet at Beander’s? Was your first date at Beander’s? Let us know! We might feature your love story at Beander’s location, on Beander’s Facebook Page, or right here on our website!

As a thank you for spending time with us over the years, you have a chance to win a dinner or prizes on us! One entry per couple, please.

Read the Official Rules and then click below to enter.

Enter Our Matchmaker Contest

“Matchmaker Contest”
Beander’s Restaurant & Tavern Official Rules


No purchase is necessary to enter. A purchase will not improve your chance of winning. To enter, log onto during the entry period between February 1, 2019 through March 31, 2019 at noon and click on the “Enter Our Matchmaker Contest” button to complete and submit the registration form along with your essay and a picture of the participating couple. Limit one entry per couple and limit one couple per person. All materials and photo submitted must feature the entrant and entrant’s partner ONLY. Please note that all entrants must receive consent from partner to submit a photo for the contest. If either party objects to entering the contest or requests that the photo be removed, it will be removed and the entry will be forfeit.


This is an online contest. All entries must be submitted online via Beander’s Restaurant & Tavern’s website only. Entries must be received within the entry period. All incomplete entries, multiple entries, and those entries not submitted in strict accordance with these rules will be disqualified without further consideration. Beander’s Restaurant & Tavern will disqualify all entries that include photographs that are not of a participating couple only, those that may violate the rights of any person or legal entity (including, but not limited to, copyrights and trademarks -For example: Do not include any brand names in your photo), and/or those that may contain offensive, obscene, defamatory, profane, or vulgar content, as determined by the sole discretion of Beander’s Restaurant & Tavern. This contest is in no way sponsored by, affiliated with, endorsed or administered by Facebook, or any other person or entity other than Beander’s Restaurant & Tavern.


All entries submitted become the property of Beander’s Restaurant & Tavern. Contest materials, including, but not limited to, written materials and photos, may be displayed on Beander’s Restaurant & Tavern’s website, Beander’s Restaurant & Tavern’s Facebook page, Beander’s Restaurant & Tavern’s physical location, in marketing and promotional materials for Beander’s Restaurant & Tavern, and any other location in print or digital format at the discretion of Beander’s Restaurant & Tavern’s without compensation to entrants. By submitting entry materials, you agree to waive your right to restrict the use and display of the information and materials submitted.

Beander’s Restaurant & Tavern cannot be held responsible for lost, incomplete, damaged, illegible, late, or misdirected entries, or for errors in mechanical transmission, technical or wireless difficulties, or the inability to transmit Internet entries. Beander’s Restaurant & Tavern reserves the exclusive right to cancel or extend the contest if an insufficient amount of entries is submitted or technical difficulties arise.


The contest period runs from February 1st 2019 at noon (12:00pm) through March 31st 2019 at noon (12:00pm).


After all submissions have been received, 1 (one) entrant will be randomly selected as the winner of the Matchmaker Contest. The individual who submits the winning entry materials will be considered the sole winner of this contest. All decisions regarding the administration of this contest will be made by Beander’s Restaurant & Tavern. All rules regarding this contest will be interpreted at the sole discretion of Beander’s Restaurant & Tavern. Decisions are final and binding. If the selected winner is determined to be ineligible for any reason, cannot be reached by standard means within a reasonable amount of time (by noon on April 7, 2019), or fails to comply with any of the Official Rules, he or she shall be immediately disqualified. In case of disqualification, another winner will be selected at random.


Winners will be selected for a variety of prizes. Winners must be at least 21 years old.

The winner is solely responsible for any federal, state, and local taxes, as well as any fees related to the acceptance of prizes.

Prizes will be forfeited if winners fail to claim prizes by deadline, fails to sign and execute any prepared forms of release and waiver, or is otherwise found to be ineligible in accordance with these rules. Prizes are not assignable or transferable.


This contest is void where prohibited or restricted by law. Employees of Beander’s Restaurant & Tavern, sponsors, vendors, subsidiaries, affiliates, and advertising/promotion agencies and their immediate families are not eligible to participate or win.

Winners who have won prizes from Beander’s Restaurant & Tavern since March 31, 2019 are ineligible and will be disqualified.

Prizes must be claimed during normal business hours at Beander’s Restaurant & Tavern’s physical address: 314 Davis Avenue in Elkins, WV 26241.


a. Winner’s Name & Related Materials: Entrants, by virtue of entering this contest, grant permission, without further compensation, to Beander’s Restaurant & Tavern, their agents and licensees, to use the entrant’s name, voice, photograph, likeness and biographical material for promotional purposes in connection with the contest, as well as other promotional purposes at the sole discretion of Beander’s Restaurant & Tavern. Entries will not be acknowledged or returned.

b. Execution of Affidavit and Release: Entrants, by virtue of entering this contest, agree that if selected as the winner, he/she will sign a release and waiver of liability. Prizes will be forfeited and awarded to another entrant if the winner does not sign and execute the prepared form of release and waiver within thirty days of end of the contest, or if the selected winner is not eligible in accordance with these rules. Proof of age and identity will be required when prizes are claimed.

c. Release of Liability: By entering this contest, entrants agree to release Beander’s Restaurant & Tavern, as well as all subsidiaries and affiliates, including, but not limited to, directors, agents, employees, officers, stockholders, advertising and promotional agencies, and insurers from any claim, loss, liability, damage or injury of any kind arising from their participation in the contest, or their receipt, acceptance, and/or use of the contest prizes, and any contest-related travel or activity.

d. Prize Substitutions: No substitute prizes will be made available; however, Beander’s Restaurant & Tavern may, at their discretion, substitute prizes of equal or greater value. Prizes are non-transferable and may not be redeemed for cash. If prizes becomes unavailable for any reason, Beander’s Restaurant & Tavern reserves the right to substitute prizes of comparable value.

e. Warranties: By entering, each entrant warrants and represents that his/her entry materials (written materials and photo) are the entrant’s own original creations, do not violate the rights of any other person or entity (including, but not limited to, copyrights and trademarks), do not contain offensive, vulgar, defamatory, or profane content, and do not contain fraudulent or false information about the entrants.

f. FORCE MAJEURE: If for any reason, this contest is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, tampering, fraud, technical failure, or any other cause which corrupts or threatens the administration, security or integrity of the contest, Beander’s Restaurant & Tavern reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate or suspend the Contest or any portion of the Contest.


Information submitted in Internet entries, including entrant’s name, address, e-mail address, etc., shall become the property of Beander’s Restaurant & Tavern, and may be used by Beander’s Restaurant & Tavern for marketing and/or promotional purposes. This contest shall be governed and enforced pursuant to West Virginia law. All local, state, and federal laws and regulations apply.


This contest is subject to the privacy policy of Beander’s Restaurant & Tavern, which can be found at:

10. RULES:

A copy of the rules is available at or by sending a self-addressed stamped envelope prior to the contest end date to: Beander’s Restaurant & Tavern’s “Matchmaker Contest” Official Rules, 314 Davis Avenue, Elkins, WV 26241.


Can be obtained by sending a self-addressed stamped envelope within 1 (one) month of the contest end date to Beander’s Restaurant & Tavern’s “Matchmaker Contest” Winner List, 314 Davis Avenue, Elkins, WV 26241.