OFFICIAL RULES FOR TRAVELOCITY NYE TWITTER CONTEST
This contest ("Promotion") may only be entered by residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia (excluding Rhode Island) who are 21 years of age or older, and entries originating from any other jurisdiction are not eligible for entry. This Promotion is governed exclusively by the laws of the United States. You are not authorized to participate in the Promotion if you are not a citizen of the United States.
Eligibility The Promotion is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia (excluding Rhode Island), 21 years or older at the time of entry. Proof of residency and age may be required. Employees, officers, directors and representatives of Travelocity.com LP ("Travelocity") and each of its respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, divisions, their respective advertising and promotion agencies and immediate family members and household members of each of the above are ineligible to enter or win a prize. "Immediate family members" shall mean spouse, parents, step-parents, legal guardians, children, step-children, siblings and step-siblings and each of their respective spouses. "Household members" shall mean those people who share the same residence at least three months a year. Void in Rhode Island and where prohibited by law. Void outside of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia. All federal, state, and local laws apply.
Timing The Promotion begins at 11am PST Monday December 6, 2010 and ends at 11am PST Wednesday December 8, 2010 ("Promotion Period.")
How to Enter. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.
A purchase will not improve your chance of winning.
To enter the Promotion, visit the @roaminggnome account on Twitter (http://twitter.com/roaminggnome) ("Sponsor's Twitter Page"). Prior to doing so, you will be prompted to sign into your Twitter account. If you do not have an account, visit www.twitter.com to create one. Twitter accounts are free. Once logged into your Twitter account, follow the links and instructions to become a follower of @roaminggnome. You need not enroll as a member of Travelocity.com in order to submit an entry.
During the Promotion Period, one question will be tweeted from the Roaming Gnomes Twitter account. Respond to the question from your Twitter account for a chance to win. Limit one entry (regardless of method of entry) per person. All entries in excess of this limit will be disqualified and ineligible for the Promotion. Winner will be selected in a random drawing from all eligible entries received during the Promotion Period.
If you post updates to or receive updates from Twitter.com via SMS from your wireless phone, your wireless service provider may charge you for each text message you send and receive. Please consult your wireless service provider regarding its pricing plans. Posting updates to or receiving updates from Twitter.com via the Internet is not subject to such charges. You can enter for free by visiting www.twitter.com. You must be an active holder of a non-private Twitter account and be a follower of the @roaminggnome account to be eligible to enter this Promotion. All terms and conditions of Twitter.com apply. Multiple entrants are not permitted to share the same Twitter account. Any attempt by any entrant to obtain more than the stated number of Entries by using multiple/different Twitter accounts, identities, registrations and log ins, or any other methods will void that entrant's Entries and that entrant may be disqualified. Use of any automated system to participate is prohibited and will result in disqualification. In the event of a dispute as to any Twitter account, the authorized account holder of the e-mail address used to register at Twitter.com will be deemed to be the entrant. The "authorized account holder" is the natural person assigned an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted address. Each potential winner may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holder. Proof of submission will not be deemed to be proof of receipt by Sponsor. All Entries become the sole and exclusive property of Sponsor and receipt of Entries will not be acknowledged or returned.
General Winner Selection. Winner will be selected in a random drawing from all eligible entries received during the Promotion Period. By entering the Promotion, entrants fully and unconditionally agree to be bound by these rules and the decisions of the judges, which will be final and binding in all matters relating to the Promotion.
Prizes. The winner will receive the following Prize:
- 3-night stay in a City Room or Terrace Studio at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas
- 2 Non-Transferrable invitations to the live New Years Eve concert featuring Jay-Z & Coldplay
- Dinner for 2 on New Years Eve at restaurant of choice
- New Year's Day brunch at Wicked Spoon
Approximated Retail Value ("ARV") of Prize: $4,900 (USD). Prize is non-transferable. No substitutions or cash redemptions. If in the case of unavailability of any prize, Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value. Transportation to, from or within Las Vegas, taxes, meals, gratuities, travel upgrades or any other expenses incurred while redeeming Prize not specifically listed herein are the responsibility of Winner. Sponsor will not replace any lost, mutilated, or stolen tickets, travel vouchers or certificates. Travel companions must be 21 years of age or older unless a Winner is travel companion's parent or legal guardian. All Winners and travel companions must sign the affidavit of eligibility and liability and publicity release described below prior to travel. Exact travel dates and arrangements are subject to availability; accommodation restrictions may apply. PRIZE DOES NOT INCLUDE AIRFARE OR GROUND TRANSPORTATION. SPONSOR IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR TRANSPORTATION TO PRIZE. WINNER IS RESPONSIBLE FOR ALL TRANSPORTATION. Winner and travel companion must travel together on the same itinerary. If potential Winner cannot travel on dates specified by Sponsor, prize may be forfeited and Sponsor will have no further obligation to such potential winner. In such event, Prize may be awarded to an alternate Winner. Prize will not be replaced if lost, stolen or expire prior to use (unless restricted by law). Limit one prize per person per household. No transfer or substitution of prize permitted by winners. Sponsor may substitute a prize of equal or greater retail value if prize is unavailable or cannot be awarded for any reason. All prizes properly claimed will be awarded. All applicable federal, state, and local tax laws apply. The Internal Revenue Service ("IRS") requires Form 1099-MISC to be issued and filed with the IRS for each recipient of a prize who is a resident of the United States if the value of that prize is at least $600. Reporting and payment of any applicable federal, state, and local taxes is the sole responsibility of prize winner.
Notification. Winners will be notified by a tweet or DM from @roaminggnome on or about December 8, 2010 and may be required to sign and return, where legal, an affidavit of eligibility, liability and publicity release and/or rights transfer document within five (5) days of prize notification. If any Winner cannot be contacted within five (5) calendar days of first notification attempt or does not complete the required affidavit of eligibility and liability and publicity release, where legal, within the required time frame; if any Prize or Prize notification is returned as undeliverable; if any Winner rejects his or her Prize; or in the event of noncompliance with these Official Rules and requirements herein, such Prize will be forfeited and may be awarded to the Entry with the next highest score. Upon Prize forfeiture, no compensation will be given. Potential Winner must comply with all terms and conditions of these Official Rules, and winning is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements.
Conditions. Any and all federal, state and local taxes are the sole responsibility of the Winners. Participation in Promotion and acceptance of Prizes constitutes each Winners' permission for Sponsor to use his/her name, address (city and state), likeness, photograph, picture, portrait, voice, biographical information, Entry and/or any statements made by the Winner regarding the Promotion or Sponsor for advertising and promotional purposes without notice or additional compensation, except where prohibited by law. By participating, entrants and Winners agree to release and hold harmless Sponsor, Twitter, Sponsor's advertising and promotion agencies and each of their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers and directors, from any and all liability, for loss, harm, damage, injury, cost or expense whatsoever, including without limitation, property damage, personal injury and/or death which may occur in connection with, preparation for, travel to, or participation in Promotion, or possession, acceptance and/or use or misuse of Prize or participation in any Promotion-related activity or merchandise delivery and for any claims based on publicity rights, defamation, invasion of privacy, copyright infringement, trademark infringement or any other intellectual property-related cause of action. Entrants who do not comply with these Official Rules, or attempt to interfere with this Promotion in any way, shall be disqualified. Sponsor is not responsible if Promotion cannot take place or if any Prize cannot be awarded due to travel cancellations, delays or interruptions due to acts of God, acts of war, natural disasters, weather or acts of terrorism.
Additional Terms. Any attempted form of entry other than as set forth in Section (1) above is prohibited; no automatic, programmed, robotic or similar means of entry are permitted. Sponsor, its affiliates, partners and promotion and advertising agencies are not responsible for technical, hardware, software, telephone or other communications malfunctions, errors or failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, website, Internet, or ISP availability, unauthorized human intervention, traffic congestion, incomplete or inaccurate capture of Entry information (regardless of cause) or failed, incomplete, garbled, jumbled or delayed computer transmissions which may limit one's ability to enter the Promotion, including any injury or damage to participant's or any other person's computer relating to or resulting from participating in this Promotion or downloading any materials in this Promotion. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify, extend or suspend this Promotion should (in its sole discretion) virus, bugs, non-authorized human intervention, fraud or other causes beyond its control corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness or proper conduct of the Promotion. In such case, Sponsor will select the Winners from all eligible Entries received prior to and/or after (if appropriate) the action taken by Sponsor. Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual they find, in its sole discretion, to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Promotion. Sponsor may prohibit an entrant from participating in the Promotion or winning a Prize if, in its sole discretion, it determines that said entrant is attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Promotion by cheating, hacking, deception or other unfair playing practices or intending to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other entrants or Sponsor representatives.
CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE PROMOTION MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
List of Winners. To obtain the names of the Winners, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to Holly Burns at 3150 Sabre Dr, Southlake, TX 76092, or send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org, by 12/24/10.
Sponsor. Sabre Holdings, 3150 Sabre Dr, Southlake, TX 76092.