OFFICIAL SWEEPSTAKES RULES
Virginia Beach Romantic Retreat Sweepstakes
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. OPEN ONLY TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF PENNSYLVANIA, NEW JERSEY, DELAWARE, NEW YORK, MARYLAND, THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, WEST VIRGINIA AND VIRGINIA AND WHO ARE AT LEAST 21 YEARS OF AGE, AND WHO HAVE NOT WON A PRIZE FROM A COMCAST SPOTLIGHT PROMOTION WITHIN THE PAST SIX (6) MONTHS. VOID OUTSIDE THE ABOVE SEVEN STATES AND THE DISTRICT
Employees (and their immediate families (parent, child, spouse or sibling and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and those living in their same households, whether or not related) of Comcast Spotlight, LP and Virginia Beach Tourism (collectively, the “Sponsors”), and their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries and advertising and promotion agencies are not eligible to enter or win. By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the judges and/or Sponsors, which are binding and final on matters relating to this sweepstakes. Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws.
ONLINE ENTRY: The sweepstakes begins at 12:01 a.m. (“ET”) on March 26, 2014 and ends at 11:59 p.m. ET on April 18, 2014 (“Sweepstakes Period”). To enter, visit www.VABeachRomanticRetreat.com, go to the registration page and complete all of the required information and follow all instructions to submit the official entry form. Limit one (1) entry per person/email address. All entries must be received by 11:59 p.m. ET on April 18, 2014 to be eligible. Entries generated by script, macro or other automated means are void. All entries become the property of Sponsors and will not be acknowledged or returned.
DRAWING & WINNER NOTIFICATION: Potential winners will be selected in a random drawing on or about Tuesday, April 22, 2014 from all eligible entries received. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received. Potential winners will be notified by phone, mail and/or email and may be required to execute and return an affidavit of eligibility, a liability release and, where lawful, a publicity release within seven (7) days of date of issuance. If such documents are not returned within the specified time period, prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, potential winner is not in compliance with these rules, or Sponsors are unable to contact a potential winner within a reasonable time period, prize will be forfeited and, at Sponsors’ discretion, an alternate winner selected.
One (1) Grand Prize Winner will receive a Virginia Beach getaway package including the following:
• A 3 Night Stay at the Founders Inn, Virginia Beach. Gift voucher to be awarded. Valid for one year from date of issue. Reservations are pending availability and must be made at least one month out from stay date. Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”): $450.00.
• Dinner at the Terrapin Restaurant. Grand Prize Winner will receive a specialized dinner for two by Chef Rodney Einhorn. Grand Prize Winner will need to make a reservation at least one month in advance of dinner date. Reservations subject to availability. Valid for one year from issue date. ARV: up to $150.00.
• Dinner at the Cellars. Grand Prize winner will receive dinner for two at The Cellars. Will need to make reservations one month in advance of dinner date. Subject to availability. ARV: up to $150.00.
• Surf & Adventure Lesson. Grand Prize Winner will receive a lesson for two people to go kayaking, paddle boarding or surfing. Must make reservations one month in advanced of activity date. Subject to availability. ARV: $60.00.
• Beach Spa Bed & Breakfast Couples 1 hour Massage. Need to make reservations one month in advance. Subject to availability. ARV: $210.00
• Travel Channel Prize Pack featuring Travel Channel accessories. ARV: $250.
ARV of Grand Prize: $1,270
Fifty (50) Runners-up will receive a branded beach towel. ARV: $10 each.
ARV of all Runners-up prizes: $500.
Winners solely responsible for all expenses, costs or fees associated with acceptance and/or use of the prize not specified herein as being awarded including, without limitation, any and all taxes. Winners may not substitute, assign or transfer prize, but Sponsors reserve the right, at their sole discretion, to substitute a prize with one of comparable or greater value. Prize is awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied by Sponsors. All prize details are at Sponsors’ sole discretion.
Limit one (1) prize per person/email address/household for the entire sweepstakes.
In the event Sponsor is unable to provide tickets to activities or hotel listed above, one of equal value will be provided. No compensation will be provided in lieu thereof; Sponsor will have no further obligation to winner.
GENERAL CONDITIONS: Released Parties (as defined below) are not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, inaccurate, stolen, delayed, misdirected, undelivered or garbled entries or email; or for lost, interrupted or unavailable network, server, Internet Service Provider (ISP), website, or other connections, availability or accessibility or miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, telephone or cable transmissions, lines, or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties, or other errors or difficulties of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic, computer, network, typographical, printing or otherwise relating to or in connection with the sweepstakes, including, without limitation, errors or difficulties which may occur in connection with the administration of the sweepstakes, the processing of entries, the announcement of the prizes, or in any sweepstakes-related materials. Released Parties are also not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by site users, tampering, hacking, or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the sweepstakes. Released Parties are not responsible for injury or damage to participants' or to any other person's computer related to or resulting from participating in this sweepstakes or downloading materials from or use of the website. Persons who tamper with or abuse any aspect of the sweepstakes or website or who are in violation of these Official Rules, as solely determined by Sponsors, will be disqualified and all associated entries will be void. Should any portion of the sweepstakes be, in Sponsors’ sole opinion, compromised by virus, worms, bugs, non-authorized human intervention or other causes which, in the sole opinion of the Sponsors, corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play, or submission of entries, Sponsors reserve the right at their sole discretion to suspend, modify or terminate the sweepstakes and, if terminated, at their discretion, select the potential winners from all eligible, non-suspect entries received prior to action taken. Entrants, by participating, agree that Sponsors, The Travel Channel, L.L.C., and their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries and advertising and promotion agencies, and all of their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents (collectively, “Released Parties”) will have no liability whatsoever for, and shall be held harmless by entrants against, any liability, for any injuries, losses or damages of any kind, including death, to persons, or property resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, misuse or use of any prize or participation in this sweepstakes. Each winner, by acceptance of prize, except where legally prohibited, grants permission for Sponsors and their respective designees to use his/her name, address (city and state), photograph, voice and/or other likeness and prize information for advertising, trade and promotional purposes without further compensation, in all media now known or hereafter discovered, worldwide in perpetuity, without notice or review or approval. In the event of a dispute regarding entries received from multiple users having the same e-mail account, the authorized subscriber of the e-mail account at the time of entry will be deemed to be the entrant and must comply with these rules. Authorized account subscriber is the natural person who is assigned the e-mail address by the Internet Service Provider (ISP), on-line service provider, or other organization responsible for assigning e-mail addresses. The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. In the event that any such provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable, these rules shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or unenforceable provision was not contained therein.
CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR WILL DISQUALIFY ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL AND RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS’ FEES) AND OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
ARBITRATION: Except where prohibited by law, as a condition of participating in this Sweepstakes, participant agrees that (1) any and all disputes and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by final and binding arbitration under the rules of the American Arbitration Association and held at the AAA regional office nearest the participant; (2) the Federal Arbitration Act shall govern the interpretation, enforcement and all proceedings at such arbitration; and (3) judgment upon such arbitration award may be entered in any court having jurisdiction. Under no circumstances will participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and participant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental or consequential damages, or any other damages, including attorneys' fees, other than participant's actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e., costs associated with participating in this Sweepstakes), and participant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.
CHOICE OF LAW: All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of participant and Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the substantive laws of the State of New York, USA.
WINNERS LIST: For the names of the winners send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to
VA Romantic Retreat WINNERS, Comcast Spotlight, LP,
1245 Wrights Lane, West Chester, PA 19380 b April 20, 2014, for receipt no later than May 1, 2014. Sponsors have sixty (60) days to process your request after receipt.
SPONSORS: Spotlight, LP, 1245 Wrights Lane, West Chester, PA 19380 and Communications Consultants, Inc. t/a BCF (on behalf of the Virginia