NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN
Participation constitutes entrant's full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these Official Rules.
If a opt-in checkbox is selected on the sweepstakes entry, the entrant agrees to receive periodic email updates from Columbia Metropolitan Convention & Visitors Bureau and/or Columbia Metropolitan Convention & Visitors Bureau partners, until the entrant selects to opt out. Entrants may opt out of email updates at any time an email is received. Email subscriptions made by mistake can be resolved by opting out of emails sent from the Columbia Metropolitan Convention & Visitors Bureau or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Open to individuals who are legal residents of one of the states of the United States and the District of Columbia, who are 21 years of age or over as of the date of entry. Sweepstakes begins December 15, 2015 at 12:00 p.m. and ends June 15, 2016 at 11:59 p.m. For purposes of these Official Rules, all times are Eastern Standard Time (EST).
Employees or agents of the Columbia Metropolitan Convention & Visitors Bureau and ("Sponsor”) and its respective parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising/promotional agencies, and the members of their immediate families or those persons living in the same household of such individuals are ineligible to enter or win. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. Void where prohibited by law.
You may enter Sweepstakes online only:Access the Sweepstakes web site at http:// www.columbiacvb.com/getaway or http://woobox.com/68ccmr and complete the online entry form in its entirety and click on the Submit button.Online entries must be received before 11:59 p.m. EST, June 15, 2016. Only one entry per person, per e-mail address is permitted, regardless of method of entry. All entries become the exclusive property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned. Any use of robotic, automatic, programmed or the like entry methods will void all such entries by such methods.
E-MAIL CHANGE OF ADDRESS POLICY
It is the sole responsibility of the entrant to notify Sponsor in writing if the entrant changes his/her e-mail address. (To do so, write to Columbia Metropolitan Convention & Visitors Bureau Sweepstakes, 1101 Lincoln Street, Columbia, South Carolina 29201).Sponsor and their respective parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, and advertising/promotional agencies are not responsible for lost, interrupted or unavailable network, server or other connections, miscommunications, failed phone or computer hardware or software or telephone transmissions or technical failures, garbled or jumbled transmissions or other errors of any kind, whether human, mechanical or electronic; including without limitation the incorrect or inaccurate capture of entry information online, or for lost, late, incomplete, damaged, destroyed, delayed, stolen, misdirected or illegible entries. Entry materials/data that have been tampered with or altered are void. Once submitted, entries become the sole property of Sponsor and will not be returned. In case of dispute as to identity of a winner, such entry will be declared made by the registered user of the e-mail account at the time the entry was submitted, and if a prize is won, and such registered user is a valid entrant, the prize will be awarded to such registered user.
The following prize will be awarded:Number of Winners: One (1)
Description of Prize: Two (2) Famously Hot t-shirts; one (1) room for three (3) nights at the Inn at USC Wyndham Garden Columbia; two (2) admission tickets to the Columbia Museum of Art; two (2) Explorer 1 passes to the South Carolina State Museum; two (2) admission tickets to Riverbanks Zoo & Garden; two (2) admission tickets for a tour of one of Historic Columbia's properties; two (2) movie tickets at Nickeloden Theatre; two (2) $5 gift cards to The Wired Goat; one (1) $50 gift certificate to Grill Marks; one (1) $25 gift certificate to Spotted Salamander Cafe; one (1) $15 gift certificate to Zesto's; one (1) $25 gift certificate to Rise Gourmet Bakeshop; one (1) $25 gift certificate to True BBQ; one (1) $25 gift certificate to Groucho's Deli; one (1) $100 gift certificate to Cola's; one (1) $100 gift certificate to Saluda's; dinner for two (2) at The Oak Table; one (1) $50 gift certificate to OOPS!; one (1) $50 gift certificate to Uptown Gifts, and one (1) $1000 gift certificate for travel expenses to include airfare, gas or rental car.
Approximate Retail Value (ARV) of Prize: $2,350 (USD)
No alternative prize, cash, or other substitution is permitted except by Sponsor in the event of prize unavailability. All federal, state, provincial, and local taxes are the sole responsibility of the winner.
Selection of Winner:
Winner will be determined by random sweepstakes generator from all eligible entries received, to be held after the end of the Sweepstakes Period at Sponsor's offices in Columbia, South Carolina. All decisions of Sponsor are final and binding. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received. The winner will be notified by e-mail or telephone within 15 days of the drawing. Winner will have 10 days from notification to accept the prize by e-mail or telephone specified in the notification. Sponsor is not responsible for and shall not be liable for any late, lost, or misdirected notification, or for winner's unsuccessful efforts to claim any prize.Winner may be required to sign and return a release of liability, declaration of eligibility, and where lawful, a publicity consent agreement, all within 10 days of acknowledged notification. By accepting and/or using prize, the winner agrees to the use of his/her name, voice and/or likeness for the purpose of advertising, trade, or promotion without further compensation, unless prohibited by law. If a selected winner cannot be contacted, is ineligible, fails to claim a prize, or fails to timely return the completed and executed declaration and releases as required, prize may be forfeited and an alternate winner will be selected. In the event of a dispute regarding who submitted an online entry, the entry will be deemed submitted by the authorized account holder of the e-mail account.
GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS
By entering, each participant agrees to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor, which shall be final. Sponsor, agents and representatives of Sponsor, its parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising, promotion, and fulfillment agencies, and legal advisors are not responsible for and shall not be liable for: (i) late, lost, delayed, damaged, misdirected, incomplete, illegible, unintelligible, or postage-due entries; (ii) telephone, electronic, hardware or software program, network, Internet, or computer malfunctions, failures, or difficulties of any kind; (iii) failed, incomplete, garbled, or delayed computer transmissions; (iv) any condition caused by events beyond the control of Sponsor that may cause the Sweepstakes to be disrupted or corrupted; (v) any injuries, losses, or damages of any kind arising in connection with or as a result of the prize, or acceptance, possession, or use of the prize, or from participation in the Sweepstakes; or (vi) any printing or typographical errors in any materials associated with the Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to suspend or cancel Sweepstakes at any time if a computer virus, bug, or other technical problem corrupts the administration, security, or proper play of the Sweepstakes.By participating in the Sweepstakes, each participant agrees, and by accompanying winner on the trip, Guest agrees, to release and hold Sponsor and the employees, officers, directors, shareholders, agents, representatives of Sponsor, its parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising, promotion, and fulfillment agencies, and legal advisors, harmless from any and all losses, damages, rights, claims and actions of any kind in connection with the Sweepstakes or resulting from acceptance, possession, or use of any prize, including without limitation, personal injury, death, and property damage, and claims based on publicity rights, defamation, or invasion of privacy.
RESOLUTION OF DISPUTES
Any and all disputes and claims relating to this Promotion shall be resolved by binding arbitration by a single arbitrator selected by a circuit court judge of the State of South Carolina, County of Richland. South Carolina law shall apply to the resolution, award, enforcement and collection relating to any dispute or claim. Each party shall pay one-half of the costs of the arbitration. The dispute and claims and arbitration proceedings shall at all times be kept confidential except to the extent necessary to enforce or collect the arbitration award.
To receive a list of winners or a copy of the Official Rules, send a self-addressed stamped envelope for receipt by July 31, 2016 to: Columbia Metropolitan CVB Sweepstakes, 1101 Lincoln Street, Columbia, South Carolina 29201. A list of winners will also be available online at http://www.columbiacvb.com/getaway following the drawing.