Scrantonicity trip to Los Angeles Sweepstakes Official Rules
May 1 2019-December 16, 2019
ELIGIBILITY: Open only to permanent, legal U.S. residents who are physically residing in one (1) of the forty-eight (48) contiguous United States or the District of Columbia (excluding Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, Guam, the Virgin Islands, and other United States territories), and who are eighteen (18) years of age or older as of the start of the Sweepstakes Period. Officers, directors, and employees of Sweepstakes Entities (as defined below), members of these persons’ immediate families (spouses and/or parents, children, siblings, and their spouses, regardless of where they reside), and/or persons living in the same households as these persons (whether or not related thereto) are not eligible to enter or win the Sweepstakes. Sweepstakes Entities, as referenced herein (the “Administering Agency”), and their respective parent, subsidiary, and affiliate companies, and their administrative, advertising, and promotion agencies, and any other entity involved in the development, administration, promotion, or implementation of the Sweepstakes.
The Sweepstakes will consist of one (1) individual (1) Grand Prize (“Grand Prize Drawing”).
The Grand Prize Drawing will be conducted from all eligible Entries received during the Sweepstakes Period.
Entries must be received before the end of the Sweepstakes Period to be eligible for the Grand Prize Drawing.
TO ENTER THE SWEEPSTAKES:
Visit the Pop Up Party Tours Sweepstakes website at www.popuppartytours.com (“Website”) and follow the provided instructions to complete and thereafter submit the entry form, which includes your name, telephone number, email address. All Entries become the property of Sponsors and will not be acknowledged or returned.
Online Entry: During the Sweepstakes Period you may receive one (1) entry by visiting the Website and following the provided instructions to complete and thereafter submit the entry form, which includes your name, telephone number, and email address
In person Entry and Online Entry will be collectively referenced herein as “Entry” or “Entries” unless otherwise noted.
You may submit one (1) Entry Period during the Sweepstakes Period. Multiple Entries received from any person beyond this limit will void all such additional Entries. Entries generated by a script, macro, or other automated means or by any means that subverts the entry process will be disqualified. Entries that are incomplete, garbled, corrupted, or unintelligible for any reason, including, but not limited to, computer or network malfunction or congestion, are void and will not be accepted. In case of a dispute over the identity of an entrant, the authorized account holder of the email address used to enter will be deemed to be the entrant. “Authorized account holder” is defined as the person who is assigned to an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address. Entry constitutes permission (except where prohibited by law) to use entrant’s name, city, state, likeness, image, and/or voice for purposes of advertising, promotion, and publicity in any and all media now or hereafter known, throughout the world in perpetuity, without additional compensation, notification, permission, or approval.
PRIVACY: Entrants will have the opportunity to receive information from Sponsors and selected partners
WINNER SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION: On or about December 14, 2019, one (1) Grand Prize Winner will be selected in a random drawing by the Administering Agency from all eligible Entries received during each corresponding Weekly Entry Period, and one (1) potential Grand Prize Winner (“Grand Prize Winner”) will be selected from all eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period. Sponsors will make two (2) attempts to notify potential Winners at the phone number and/or email address submitted at the time of Entry. As applicable, a Potential Winner may be required to execute and return an affidavit of eligibility, release of liability, and, except where prohibited, publicity release (collectively, “Sweepstakes Documents”) within five (5) days of such notification. Noncompliance within this time period will result in disqualification, and, at Sponsors’ sole discretion an alternate potential Winner(s) may be selected from the remaining eligible Entries. If potential Winners cannot be reached, are found to be ineligible, cannot or do not comply with these Official Rules, or if prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, potential Winner(s) will be disqualified and, time permitting, at Sponsors’ sole discretion, an alternate potential Winner(s) may be selected from the remaining eligible Entries. Limit one (1) prize per family or household.
GRAND PRIZE: There will be one (1) Grand Prize awarded (“Grand Prize”) to one (1) Grand Prize Winner. The Grand Prize will consist of the following: a four (4)-day, three (3)-night trip for Grand Prize Winner and one (1) guest (“Travel Companion”) to Los Angeles, CA 5 star hotel (determination of resort destination is at the sole discretion of the Sponsors and/or Administering Agency). The Grand Prize will include round-trip economy-class air transportation for Grand Prize Winner and Travel Companion from a major commercial airport near Grand Prize Winner’s home to an airport in or near the Sponsor-designated Los Angeles, CA destination (Grand Prize Winner and Travel Companion must travel on the same itinerary and final determination of the departure airport, destination airport, air carrier used, and flight times is at the sole discretion of the Administering Agency); three (3) nights’ standard hotel accommodation; one (1) room, double occupancy, room rate and room taxes only) at a hotel as determined by the Administering Agency and Sponsors at their sole discretion); breakfast for two (2) each day at selected destination resort. Estimated Retail Value (“ERV”) of Grand Prize is ten thousand dollars ($10,000). Travel Companion must be eighteen (18) years of age or older as of the start of the Sweepstakes Period. GRAND PRIZE DOES NOT INCLUDE ACCOMMODATIONS, PARKING OR TRANSPORATION OUTSIDE OF THAT DESCRIBED ABOVE.
ERV of all Prizes is twelve thousand two hundred dollars ($10,000). Actual Retail Value (“ARV”) of Prize may vary. Any difference between ERV and ARV will not be awarded. For any Prize with an ARV over six hundred dollars ($600), Sponsors will furnish an Internal Revenue Service Form 1099 to Winner for the ARV of Prize for the year in which Prize was won.
Grand Prize will be referenced herein as “Prize” or “Prizes” unless otherwise noted.
All details of Prize will be determined by Sponsors at their sole discretion. Sponsors reserve the right to substitute a similar Prize (or Prize element) of comparable or greater value. All taxes and other expenses, costs, or fees associated with the acceptance and/or use of Prize are the sole responsibility of Winner(s). Prize cannot be transferred or substituted by Winner or redeemed for cash and is valid only for the items detailed above, with no substitution of Prize by Winner. Sponsors reserve the right to substitute a similar Prize (or Prize element) of comparable or greater value. If Prize is unclaimed within a reasonable time after notification from Sponsors, as determined by Sponsors at their sole discretion, it will be forfeited, and time permitting, an alternate Winner may be selected from the remaining eligible Entries at Sponsors’ sole discretion.
Grand Prize Winner must be able to travel March 14, 2020, through September 30, 2020 (or on such other dates designated by Sponsors at their sole discretion), or the Grand Prize will be forfeited. Travel Companion must be eighteen (18) years of age or older as of the start of the Sweepstakes Period. Travel arrangements will be made by the Administering Agency, on a carrier of Sponsors’ choice. Certain travel restrictions and blackout dates may apply. Sponsors have the right at their sole discretion to substitute ground transportation for air transportation depending on Winner’s place of residence. Winner and Travel Companion must travel together on the same itinerary, including the same departure date, destination, and return date, and must have valid travel documents (e.g., valid government-issued photo ID and/or passport) prior to departure, and failure to do so will result in forfeiture of Prize. Sponsors will not replace any lost or stolen tickets, travel vouchers, or certificates. Travel Companion, if any, may be required to execute and return releases of liability and, except where prohibited, publicity releases (collectively, “Travel Companion Documents”), which must be returned with the Sweepstakes Documents, or Travel Companion portion of Grand Prize will be forfeited.
Once travel commences, no unscheduled stopovers are permitted; if an unscheduled stopover occurs, full fare will be charged from stopover point for the remaining segments, including return, of the trip. Sponsors are not liable for any expenses incurred as a consequence of flight cancellation/delay. Trip may not be combined with any other offer, and travel may not qualify for frequent-flyer miles. All travel and lodging will be at the risk of Winner and Travel Companion. Winner is solely responsible for all expenses and costs associated with acceptance and/or use of Prize not specifically stated herein as being awarded, including, without limitation, any and all taxes and other expenses, costs, or fees associated with the acceptance and/or use of Prize, travel insurance, ground transportation (other than as described above), security and airport fees, taxes, insurance, gasoline, meals, gratuities, and souvenirs. Sponsors shall have the right, but not the obligation, to make any deductions and withholdings that Sponsors deem necessary or desirable under applicable federal, state, and local tax laws, rules, regulations, codes, or ordinances.
CONDITIONS: By entering the Sweepstakes, each entrant agrees for entrant and for entrant’s heirs, executors, and administrators (a) to release and hold harmless Sweepstakes Entities and their respective officers, directors, and employees (collectively, “Released Parties”) from any liability, illness, injury, death, loss, litigation, or damage that may occur, directly or indirectly, whether caused by negligence or not, from such entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes and/or his/her acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of Prize or any portion thereof (including any travel related thereto); (b) to indemnify Released Parties from any and all liability resulting or arising from the Sweepstakes, and to hereby acknowledge that Released Parties have neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation, or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to Prize, including express warranties provided exclusively by Prize supplier that are sent along with Prize; (c) if selected as a Winner, to the posting of such entrant’s name on the Website and the use by Released Parties of such name, voice, image, and/or likeness for publicity, promotional, and advertising purposes in any and all media now or hereafter known, throughout the world in perpetuity, without additional compensation, notification, permission, or approval, and, upon request, to the giving of consent, in writing, to such use; and (d) to be bound by these Official Rules and to waive any right to claim any ambiguity or error therein or in the Sweepstakes itself, and to be bound by all decisions of the Sponsors, which are binding and final. Failure to comply with these conditions may result in disqualification from the Sweepstakes at Sponsors’ sole discretion.
ADDITIONAL TERMS: Sponsors reserve the right to permanently disqualify from any promotion any person they believe has intentionally violated these Official Rules. Any attempt to deliberately damage the Sweepstakes or the operation thereof is unlawful and subject to legal action by Sponsors, who may seek damages to the fullest extent permitted by law. The failure of Sponsors to comply with any provision of these Official Rules due to an act of God, hurricane, war, fire, riot, earthquake, terrorism, act of public enemies, actions of governmental authorities outside of the control of Sponsors (excepting compliance with applicable codes and regulations), or other “force majeure” event will not be considered a breach of these Official Rules. Released Parties assume no responsibility for any injury or damage to entrants’ or to any other person’s computer relating to or resulting from entering or downloading materials or software in connection with the Sweepstakes. Released Parties are not responsible for telecommunications, network, electronic, technical, or computer failures of any kind; for inaccurate transcription of entry information; for errors in any promotional or marketing materials or in these Official Rules; for any human or electronic error; or for Entries that are stolen, misdirected, garbled, delayed, lost, late, damaged, or returned. Sponsors reserve the right to cancel, modify, or suspend the Sweepstakes or any element thereof (including, without limitation, these Official Rules) without notice in any manner and for any reason (including, without limitation, in the event of any unanticipated occurrence that is not fully addressed in these Official Rules). In the event of cancellation, modification, or suspension, Sponsors reserve the right to select Winners in a random drawing from among all eligible, non-suspect Entries received prior to the time of the event warranting such cancellation, modification, or suspension. Notice of such cancellation, modification, or suspension will be posted on the Website. Sponsors may prohibit any entrant or potential entrant from participating in the Sweepstakes if such entrant or potential entrant shows a disregard for these Official Rules; acts with an intent to annoy, abuse, threaten, or harass any other entrant, Sponsors, or Sponsors’ agents or representatives; or behaves in any other disruptive manner (as determined by Sponsors at their sole discretion). Sponsors reserve the right to modify these rules for clarification purposes without materially affecting the terms and conditions of the Sweepstakes.
DISPUTES: THE SWEEPSTAKES IS GOVERNED BY, AND WILL BE CONSTRUED IN ACCORDANCE WITH, THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF MASSACHUSETTS, AND THE FORUM AND VENUE FOR ANY DISPUTE SHALL BE IN BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS. IF THE CONTROVERSY OR CLAIM IS NOT OTHERWISE RESOLVED THROUGH DIRECT DISCUSSIONS OR MEDIATION, IT SHALL THEN BE RESOLVED BY FINAL AND BINDING ARBITRATION ADMINISTERED BY JUDICIAL ARBITRATION AND MEDIATION SERVICES, INC., IN ACCORDANCE WITH ITS STREAMLINED ARBITRATION RULES AND PROCEDURES OR SUBSEQUENT VERSIONS THEREOF (“JAMS RULES”). THE JAMS RULES FOR SELECTION OF AN ARBITRATOR SHALL BE FOLLOWED, EXCEPT THAT THE ARBITRATOR SHALL BE EXPERIENCED AND LICENSED TO PRACTICE LAW IN NEW YORK. ALL PROCEEDINGS BROUGHT PURSUANT TO THIS PARAGRAPH WILL BE CONDUCTED IN THE COUNTY OF NEW YORK. THE REMEDY FOR ANY CLAIM SHALL BE LIMITED TO ACTUAL DAMAGES, AND IN NO EVENT SHALL ANY PARTY BE ENTITLED TO RECOVER PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, INCLUDING ATTORNEYS’ FEES OR OTHER SUCH RELATED COSTS OF BRINGING A CLAIM, OR TO RESCIND THIS AGREEMENT OR SEEK INJUNCTIVE OR ANY OTHER EQUITABLE RELIEF.