Find Your Ornament Sweepstakes - Contest Rules

SPONSOR
Willamette Valley Visitors Association (WVVA)  ("Sponsor")

AGREEMENT TO OFFICIAL RULES
By participating, Entrants agree to abide by and be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding in all matters relating to the Sweepstakes. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.

TERM
The "Find your Ornament" Sweepstakes begins May 26, 2018 and ends October 2, 2018. All entries must be made via entry on the official Sweepstakes page: https://www.oregonwinecountry.org/tree. Entries become the property of Sponsor.

WHO MAY ENTER
Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of the United States (excluding residents of Puerto Rico), and Canada except where prohibited by law.  Employees of Sponsor, and its affiliates and subsidiaries, and their immediate family members (spouse, parent, sibling and their respective spouses, regardless of where they live) or persons living in the same households of such individuals, whether or not related, are not eligible to enter or win a prize. SWEEPSTAKES IS VOID OUTSIDE OF THE UNITED STATES AND CANADA AND WHERE PROHIBITED.  

HOW TO ENTER
To enter the “Capitol Christmas Tree Ornament Sweepstakes”, entrants must complete and submit the entry form on the sweepstakes page on https://www.oregonwinecountry.org/tree that includes their ornament id, name, zip or postal code, email and agreement that they have read and understand the Official Rules and Privacy Policy.

The Sweepstakes starts begins May 26, 2018 and ends at 11:59 a.m. PST October 2, 2018 (“Sweepstakes Period”). The Sponsor interprets the official time keeping device for the Sweepstakes. 

Entrants who successfully enter the sweepstakes will see a confirmation message of a successful submission. The Sponsor is not responsible for late, incomplete, misdirected, or delayed entries. Incomplete information may result in disqualification of entry. Entries generated by script, macro, robotic, programmed, or any other automated means are prohibited and will be disqualified. No mechanical reproductions or facsimiles of entries allowed. All entries become the exclusive property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned.

SWEEPSTAKES PRIZES
THE POTENTIAL WINNERS ARE REQUIRED TO EXECUTE ALL OR SOME OF THE FOLLOWING: (1) AN AFFIDAVIT OF ELIGIBILITY AND LIABILITY RELEASE; (2) WARRANTY OF OWNERSHIP AND LICENSE; (3) PUBLICITY RELEASE; AND (4) ANY OTHER AFFIDAVITS AND/OR RELEASES OR ADDITIONAL DOCUMENTS THAT MAY BE REQUIRED BY PRIZE SUPPLIER(S). UNLESS PROHIBITED BY LAW, THE POTENTIAL WINNER MUST SIGN THESE DOCUMENTS NO LATER THAN 30 DAYS FROM THE DATE OF PRIZE NOTIFICATION IN ORDER FOR SPONSOR TO AWARD THE PRIZE. NONCOMPLIANCE OR RETURN OF PRIZE NOTIFICATION AS UNDELIVERABLE MAY RESULT IN DISQUALIFICATION AND, AT SPONSOR’S DISCRETION, SELECTION OF AN ALTERNATE WINNER.  

One winner will be selected for the grand prize. Dates are subject to the discretion of Sponsor. Prizes are subject to availability. Prize is detailed below:  

Round trip tickets for two from an Oregon airport to Washington D.C., a three-night hotel stay and an invitation to the tree lighting ceremony and reception Washington D.C. in December 2018. Airfare and lodging expenses provided.

DRAWING AND NOTIFICATION
Prize winner will be selected in a random drawing from all entries received throughout the Sweepstakes Period. The drawing will be conducted on October 2, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. PST, by the Administrator, whose decisions are final and binding in all matters relating to this Sweepstakes. The winner will be contacted via email. The winner will be notified via email within 24 hours. The winner will be required to confirm prize no later than October 10, 2018 at 5:00 PST. If the winner does not confirm an alternative winner will be chosen.

Once you find an ornament and register the tag I.D. you are automatically entered to win the grand prize: Round trip tickets for two from an Oregon airport to Washington D.C., a three-night hotel stay and an invitation to the tree lighting ceremony and reception Washington D.C. in December 2018. Airfare and lodging expenses provided.

If a winner is unable to travel during the prizes dates they must communicate with Administrator. This prize may be prize may be transferable with Administrator approval. If winner is a minor, winner will be required to travel with an adult over 21 years of age. Certain restrictions may apply. Winners will be responsible for all necessary travel authorizations and travel insurance. By accepting the prizes, Winner represents that they understand that travel, whether in developed or remote areas and whether by plane, automobile, rail, boat, raft, or other conveyance, or by foot, on land or water, and in the air, contains some inherent element of risk of accident, illness, injury, loss or death, which may be caused by negligence, forces of nature, wild animals or other agencies, known or unknown. Winner represents that they recognize that such risks may be present at any time before, during and after the trip. In order to be considered a Winner and partake of the enjoyment of this trip, potential Winners must be willing to accept the risk, and to confirm their acceptance to such risk in writing at Sponsor’s request.  Tips, taxes, insurance and all other expenses associated with acceptance and use of the prize not stated herein are the sole responsibility of the Winner and his/her travel companions. All prize details are at Sponsor’s sole discretion.

GENERAL CONDITIONS
THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS VOID OUTSIDE THE UNITED STATES AND CANADA, AND WHERE PROHIBITED. This sweeps is subject to federal, state, and local laws and regulations, including tax laws. Certain restrictions may apply. Sponsor is not responsible for late, lost, stolen, mutilated, incomplete, illegible, misdirected, or postage-due mail. Entries void if the Sponsor determines the entry to not be an original, or if the entries are illegible, incomplete, damaged, irregular, altered, counterfeit, produced in error or obtained through fraud or theft. 

Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual deemed to be (a) tampering or attempting to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or Sponsor’s Website; or (b) acting in violation of these Official Rules or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES OR OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON (S) RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ATTEMPT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. 

Failure by the Sponsor to enforce any provision of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.  In the event of a dispute as to the identity of a prize Winner based on an e-mail address, the winning entry will be declared by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at time of entry.
"Authorized account holder" is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, on-line service provider or other organization (e.g., business, educational, institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address.

ENTRANT LICENSES/RELEASES  
Participants also agree (a) to be bound by these Official Rules and (b) if he/she wins that Sponsor may use each winner’s name, photograph, likeness, and/or voice in any publicity or advertising relating to the sweeps or future promotions without compensation or approval (except where prohibited by law). All federal, state and local taxes, fees and surcharges on prizes are the sole responsibility of the prize winners. In the event that the selected winner(s) of any prize are/is ineligible or refuses the prize, the prize will be forfeited and Sponsor, in its sole discretion, may choose whether to award the prize to another winner.

RELEASE AND LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY
By participating in the Sweepstakes, Entrants agree to release and hold harmless the Sponsor, the Administrator, their respective parents, officers, directors, employees, agents, subsidiaries, affiliates, distributors, sales representatives, advertising and promotional agencies (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from and against any claim or cause of action arising out of participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt or use of any prize, including, but not limited to: (a) any technical errors that may prevent an Entrant from submitting an entry; (b) unauthorized human intervention in the Sweepstakes; (c) printing errors; (d) lost, late, postage-due, misdirected, or undeliverable mail; (e) errors in the administration of the Sweepstakes or the processing of entries; or (f) injury, death, or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from Entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt of any prize. Released Parties assume no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries. 

Released Parties are not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or telephone lines, computer on-line systems, servers, or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any e-mail or entry to be received by Sponsor on account of technical problems, human error or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any Website, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to Entrant's or any other person's computer relating to or resulting from participation in this Sweepstakes or downloading any materials in this Sweepstakes. Entrant further agrees that in any cause of action, the Released Parties’ liability will be limited to the cost of entering and participating in the Sweepstakes, and in no event shall the Released Parties be liable for attorney’s fees. Entrant waives the right to claim any damages whatsoever, including, but not limited to, punitive, consequential, direct, or indirect damages.

DISPUTES
Except where prohibited, you agree that any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, the Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate court located in the State of Oregon. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, your rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Oregon, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Oregon or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Oregon.

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