Genesee County Sweepstakes Official Rules
How to Enter: NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Enter by visiting http://www.escapemaker.com/contests/palmisland/ during entry period. Sweepstakes begins at 12:00 pm EST, 10/13/2011 and ends at 11:59pm EST, December 13, 2011. One entry per person. One prize per household.
Eligibility: Sweepstakes open only to legal residents of the continental United States aged 21 years or older. Entrants must provide a valid email address for which the entrant is the registered subscriber as of 10/13/2011. Employees of EscapeMaker.com, the National Passenger Railroad Company (commonly known as Amtrak), Palm Island Water Park, Batavia Downs and Genesee County Chamber of Commerce (“the Sponsors”) and their parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, divisions, and advertising/promotion agencies, and members of the immediate family of any such persons are not eligible. The term “immediate family” includes spouses, siblings, parents, children, grandparents, grandchildren, “in-laws” by current or past marriage(s), remarriage(s), adoption, co-habitation or other family extension, and any other persons residing at the same household whether or not related. Sweepstakes is subject to all federal, state and local laws, and is VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.
Conditions of Entry: All entries are the property of the Sponsors and will not be returned. Incomplete and/or multiple entries will be disqualified. Sponsors are not responsible for late, lost or misdirected entries or for miscommunications, misdirected transmissions, or other errors of any kind whether human, mechanical or electronic, including the inaccurate or incorrect capture of online entry information that may occur in the processing of entries in this sweepstakes. If, in the Sponsors’ opinion, there is any suspected or actual evidence of electronic or non-electronic tampering with or alteration of any portion of the sweepstakes, or if any technical difficulties compromise the integrity of the sweepstakes, the Sponsors reserve the right to terminate the sweepstakes or void any or all electronic entries.
Prize: One (1) grand prize will be awarded, consisting of:
• 2 Roundtrip Amtrak® passes from NYC to Buffalo
• 2-day rental car
• 1 nights lodging at Clarion Inn Batavia
• 4 Passes to Palm Island Water Park
• $25 to Batavia Downs
Winner may elect to include one (1) guest to accompany the winner. Approximate retail value (ARV) of the grand prize is $1000. Travel on Amtrak is subject to Amtrak®. Conditions of Carriage/Terms of Transportation, and Amtrak® travel, lodging, and car rental are subject to availability. Prize must be used by March 31, 2012. Black out dates and other restrictions may apply.
Conditions of Participation: Odds of winning are estimated to be: 1/10000. All federal, state, and local taxes, fees, and surcharges on any prize are the sole responsibility of the prize winners. Prizes cannot be exchanged for cash. No prize transfer, assignment or substitution is permitted, except by Amtrak for reason of unavailability, in which case a prize of equal value will be awarded.
By participating, you agree to be bound by these Official Rules and release, discharge, and hold harmless Sponsors and their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising agencies, and their employees, contractors, officers, directors, and representatives from any liability, claims, losses, and damages arising out of your participation in the sweepstakes or any sweepstakes-related activities and the acceptance, use, misuse, or possession of any prize received in this Sweepstakes.
By participating, where allowed by law, all participants and winner(s) grant the Sponsors permission to use their names, characters, photographs, voices, and likenesses in connection with promotion of this and other Sweepstakes and waive any claims to royalty, right, or remuneration for such use. Information collected in coordination with the Sweepstakes shall not be sold to third parties.
If for any reason the Sweepstakes is not capable of being conducted as planned, including any causes beyond the control of the administrators of the Sweepstakes, the Sponsors reserve the right, at their sole discretion, to cancel, modify, suspend or terminate the Sweepstakes without notice to the entrants.
Drawing: The prize winner will be determined on or about 12/13/2011 by a random drawing from all eligible entries received by 12/12/2011. Judges’ decisions are final.
CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY ANY PERSON TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEB SITE OR UNDERMINE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS. SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSORS RESERVE THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
Redemption & Verification: Winner will be notified by telephone and/or email on or about notification within 14 days of 12/13/2011. If a winner cannot be contacted from the information provided on the entry form, the Sponsors reserve the right to select another winner at their sole discretion.
Winner will be required to sign and return a notarized affidavit of eligibility and liability release to the Sponsors within ten (10) days of notification or prize will be forfeited. Winner’s guest will be required to sign and return a liability release prior to traveling. If by reason of a printing or other error, more prizes are claimed than the number set forth in these official rules, all persons making purportedly valid claims will be included in a random drawing to award the advertised number of prizes available in the prize category in question. No more than the advertised number of prizes will be awarded. All decisions of the Sponsors are final.
General: Entry into the Sweepstakes does not create any vested right or interest for the participants in the prizes offered for the Sweepstakes. The opinions and/or actions of each of the Sponsors are those of the individual Sponsors only. They do not represent the views of Amtrak or of the other Sponsors. Each Sponsor is solely liable for its own actions, products, and/or services.
For the name of the winner(s) after 12/13/2011 visit www.escapemaker.com, or, except where prohibited by law, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to: EscapeMaker.com and include the text REQUEST WINNER LIST. Requests received more than sixty (60) days after the completion of the Entry Period will not be honored.