Visit To Win Sweepstakes

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SeaWorld Orlando’s Visit to Win Sweepstakes

Official Rules

 

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY.  A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. 

 

1.  Eligibility: The SeaWorld Orlando Visit to Win Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States (excluding Alaska, Hawaii and Rhode Island) and the District of Columbia who own a valid SeaWorld Orlando Annual Pass purchased on or before February 15, 2013 and who are at least eighteen (18) years old at the time of entry.  Void in Alaska, Hawaii and Rhode Island and where prohibited by law.  Employees, officers, and representatives of Sponsor and each of their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies and suppliers involved in this promotion and the immediate family members (mother, father, sister, brother,  husband, wife, daughter, son, step-father, step-mother, step-daughter, step-son, step‑brother, step-sister, half-brother, half-sister) and/or those living in the same household of each are not eligible. The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations.  Participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and Sponsor’s decisions, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.

  

2.  Sponsor: Sea World of Florida LLC, 7007 SeaWorld Drive, Orlando, FL 32821 (“Sponsor”).

 

3.  Timing: The Sweepstakes runs weekly Sunday through Saturday (the “Weekly Contest Period”) beginning on March 10, 2013 and ending on May 4, 2013 (the "Promotion Period").

 

4.  How to Enter:

 

There are two ways to enter the Sweepstakes:

 

  1. During the Promotional Period, visit SeaWorld Orlando with your valid SeaWorld Orlando Annual Pass (does not include Fun Cards, Teacher Study Passes, employee IDs, or Family Fun Cards) and have your SeaWorld Orlando Annual Pass swiped for admission to the park. You will automatically receive one entry in that week’s Weekly Contest each time you visit and have your SeaWorld Orlando Annual Pass swiped for admission. Weekly Contest dates run Monday through Sunday each week during the sweepstakes. One entry per person per visit per day. SeaWorld Orlando Annual Passes must be purchased on or before February 15, 2013 to qualify.
  2. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY.  To enter without park visit, during the Promotion Period, print your name, address, zip code, SeaWorld Orlando Annual Pass barcode number, e-mail address, phone number and age on a 3” x 5” card and mail it to: SeaWorld Orlando Visit to Win, 7007 SeaWorld Drive, Orlando, FL 32821, Attn: Marketing Annual Pass Team. SeaWorld Orlando Annual Pass associated with the barcode number included on the entry must have been purchased on or before February 15, 2013 to qualify.  Each entry must be mailed in a separate envelope.  Mail-in entries must be handwritten and no mechanically reproduced or photocopied entries are permitted. Mail-in entries received by Sponsor will be entered in to the Weekly Contest of the week that it was postmarked. Mail-in entries must be postmarked on or before Saturday of each Weekly Contest Period and must be received by the Thursday following each Weekly Contest Period to qualify for that week’s contest. Entries must be postmarked on or before May 4, 2013 and must be received by Sponsor on or before May 9, 2013.  Entries received after May 9, 2013 will not be accepted.

 

 

Entries received during a Weekly Contest Period will be only be included in the drawing for the Weekly Contest prizes listed below as being awarded for that Weekly Contest Period.  However, all Weekly Contest entries received during the Promotion Period will be entered into the Grand Prize drawing.  Use of any automated system to participate is prohibited and will result in disqualification.  Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, damaged, incomplete, illegible, unintelligible, postage-due or misdirected entries, which will be disqualified.  In the event of a dispute as to the identity of any entrant, the authorized account holder of the SeaWorld Orlando Annual Pass used to enter  will be deemed to be the entrant.  The “authorized account holder” is the individual, 18 years or older, whose name is listed in Sponsor’s records as being associated with the SeaWorld Orlando Annual Pass Member which was swiped during an Annual Pass park admission transaction (or, in the case of mail-in entries, the individual, 18 years or older, whose name is listed in Sponsor’s records as being associated with the SeaWorld Orlando Annual Pass Member barcode number which was included in the mail-in entry).  Each potential winner may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holder. 

 

 

5.  All potential winning plays are subject to verification by Sponsor, whose decisions are final AND BINDING.  An entrant is not a winner of any prize, unless and until entrant’s eligibility and the potential Winning ENTRY has been verified and entrant has been notified that verification is complete.    any ENTRY that occurs after the system has failed for any reason is deemed a defective ENTRY, is void, and will not be honored.

 

6.  Selection and Verification of Potential Winners: All selected potential winners must comply with all terms and conditions of these Official Rules, and all winnings are contingent upon fulfilling all requirements.  On or about the next Thursday following the Weekly Contest Period, Sponsor will select the potential winners via a random drawing from among all eligible entries received during the aforementioned Weekly Contest Period. Potential Weekly Contest winners will be notified by Sponsor via the e-mail address associated with the SeaWorld Orlando Pass Member account used to enter (or, in the case of mail-in entries, the e-mail address listed on the mail-in entry form).  If no e-mail address is provided, Potential Weekly Contest  winners will be notified via the telephone number associated with the SeaWorld Orlando Pass Member account used to enter (or, in the case of mail-in entries, the telephone number listed on the mail-in entry form).  Potential Weekly Contest winners will be required to respond to prize notification attempts within twenty-four (24) hours and will be required to sign and return an affidavit of eligibility and liability/publicity release (where lawful) within forty-eight (48) hours of receipt prior to receiving prize. On or about May 10, 2013, Sponsor will select the potential Grand Prize winners via a random drawing from among all eligible Weekly Contest entries received during the Promotion Period.  Potential Grand Prize winners will be notified by Sponsor on or about May 10, 2013 via the e-mail address associated with the SeaWorld Orlando Pass Member account used to enter (or, in the case of mail-in entries, the e-mail address listed on the mail-in entry form).  If no e-mail address is provided, Potential Grand Prize winners will be notified via the telephone number associated with the SeaWorld Orlando Pass Member account used to enter (or, in the case of mail-in entries, the telephone number listed on the mail-in entry form).  Potential Grand Prize winners will be required to respond to prize notification attempts within twenty-four (24) hours and will be required to sign and return an affidavit of eligibility and liability/publicity release (where lawful) within seventy-two (72) hours of receipt prior to receiving prize.  Potential Grand Prize winners must RSVP for the Antarctica Showcase Event by May 17, 2013. If Grand Prize is not claimed by May 17, 2013 following potential winner notification and verification, or potential Grand Prize winner cannot be contacted or fails to respond to winner notification or provide prize claim information within the required time period or Grand Prize is returned as undeliverable, potential winner forfeits prize and the prize will again be made available to the eligible pool of entries and another potential winner will be select by random drawing from among all remaining eligible entries. All other prizes will be available for pick up at SeaWorld Orlando Guest Services until June 1, 2013. Sponsor reserves the right, where lawful, to require potential winners to claim prizes in-person. If any Weekly Contest prize is not claimed by June 1, 2013 following potential winner notification and verification or is returned as undeliverable, potential winner forfeits prize.  If any Weekly Contest potential winner cannot be contacted or fails to provide prize claim information within the required time period, potential winner forfeits prize.  In the event that a potential Grand Prize or Weekly Contest prize winner is disqualified for any reason or is deemed to have forfeited the prize, the prize will again be made available to the eligible pool of entries and another winner will be selected by random drawing from among all remaining eligible entries. 

 

7.  Prizes and Odds:

 

Ten (10) prizes will be awarded weekly between March 10, 2013 and May 4, 2013, with two Grand Prizes awarded at the end of Sweepstakes Period. Eighty Two (82) prizes will be awarded in total.

 

Weekly Contest Prizes for Week 1 (March 10, 2013 - March 16, 2013): Ten (10) prizes will be awarded, each consisting of One (1) SeaWorld Orlando All Day Dining Deal (ARV: $35.13 each).

Weekly Contest Prizes for Week 2(March 17, 2013-March 23, 2013: Ten (10) prizes will be awarded, each consisting of Reservations for 2 on the SeaWorld Orlando Behind-The-Scenes Tour (ARV: $31.95 each).

Weekly Contest Prizes for Week 3 (March 24, 2013 - March 30, 2013): Eleven (11) prizes will be awarded.  Nine (9) of the prizes will consist of one (1) SeaWorld Orlando Quick Queue Unlimited with 6x8 Photo (ARV total: $37.26 each); Two (2) of the prizes will each consist of one (1) Discovery Cove Dolphin Swim (ARV: $179.99 each).

Weekly Contest Prizes for Week 4(March 31, 2013 - April 6, 2013) : Ten (10) prizes will be awarded, each consisting of Reservations for 2 to Dine with Shamu at SeaWorld Orlando (ARV: $30.89 each) and an Antarctica Fleece Blanket (ARV: $11.72 each)

Weekly Contest Prizes for Week 5(April 7, 2013 - April 13, 2013) : Ten (10) prizes will be awarded.  Eight (8) of the prizes will consist of one (1) Aquatica Standard Cabana (ARV: $63.89 each); Two (2) of the prizes will consist of one (1) Antarctica Prize Pack (ARV: $31.20 each).

Weekly Contest Prizes for Week 6(April 14, 2013 - April 20, 2013) : Ten (10) prizes will be awarded, each consisting of One (1)  Antarctica Prize Pack (ARV: $31.20 each).

Weekly Contest Prizes for Week 7(April 21, 2013 - April 27, 2013) : Ten (10) prizes will be awarded.  Eight (8) of the prizes will consist of one (1) Penguin Family Plush (ARV: $17.04 each); Two (2) of the prizes will consist of one (1) Antarctica Prize Pack (ARV: $31.20 each).

Weekly Contest Prizes for Week 8(April 28, 2013 - May 4, 2013) : Ten (10) prizes will be awarded, each consisting of one (1) Antarctica Prize Pack (ARV: $31.20 each).

 

 

Grand Prize: Two (2) Grand Prizes will be awarded, each Grand Prize will consist of an Invitation for the winner and three (3) guests  to the Antarctica Showcase Event (ARV:  $500.00 each).

 

TOTAL ARV OF ALL PRIZES:  $4,881.89

 

Odds of winning a Sweepstakes prize depends on the number of entries received during each Weekly Contest Period. All prizes including in-park experiences must be used at SeaWorld Orlando.  No cash or other substitution, assignment or transfer of any prizes permitted, except by Sponsor, who reserves the right to substitute a prize or prize component with cash or another prize of comparable or greater value.  Winner is responsible for all federal, state, and local taxes and fees and all expenses (including, without limitation, meals and travel expenses) associated with prize receipt and/or use not specified in these official rules as part of the prize.  Prizes will be awarded "as is" with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied offered by Sponsor.  Sponsor assumes no responsibility for cancelled, delayed, suspended or rescheduled events (including park schedules) beyond their control. 

 

 

8.  Publicity: Except where prohibited, participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes winner's consent to Sponsor's use of winner's name, likeness, photograph, voice, opinions, biographical information, hometown, and state for promotional purposes in any media without further payment or consideration.

 

9.  General Conditions: Sponsor reserves the right to cancel or modify the Sweepstakes if fraud, technical failures, or any other factor beyond Sponsor's reasonable control impairs the integrity of the Sweepstakes, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion.  In such event, Sponsor reserves the right to award the prizes at random from among the eligible entries received up to the time of the impairment.  Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes, or to be acting in violation of these Official Rules or those of any other promotion, or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner.  Any attempt by any person to deliberately damage any web site or undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes is a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law.  Sponsor's failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.

 

10.  Release: By participating in the Sweepstakes and/or receipt or use of any prize, entrants agree to release and hold harmless Sponsor, and any promotional partners, and each of their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, related companies, advertising and promotion agencies and suppliers  and each of its and their respective officers, directors, employees, and agents (collectively the “Released Parties”) from and against any losses, damages, rights, claim, or cause of action of any kind arising, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, out of participation in the Sweepstakes or resulting directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of any prize awarded in connection with the Sweepstakes, including without limitation personal injury, death, and/or property damage. 

  

11.  Limitations of Liability: The Released Parties are not responsible for: (1) any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by entrants, printing errors or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes; (2) technical failures of any kind, including, but not limited to malfunctions, interruptions, or disconnections in phone lines, network hardware, or software; (3) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Sweepstakes; (4) technical or human error which may occur in the administration of the Sweepstakes or the processing of entries; or (5) any injury 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, or use of any prize or while traveling to or from any prize-related activity.  No more than the stated number of prizes will be awarded. In the event that production, technical, seeding, programming, or any other reasons cause more than the stated number of prizes as set forth in these Official Rules to be available and/or claimed, Sponsor reserves the right to award only the stated number of prizes by a random drawing among all legitimate, un-awarded, eligible prize claims.

 

12.  Disputes: Entrant agrees that: (i) any and all disputes, claims, 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 in the State of Florida, County of Orange; (ii) any and all claims, judgments, and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes but in no event attorneys' fees; and (iii) under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental, and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased.  SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.  All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation, and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrant and Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Florida, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Florida or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Florida.

 

13.  Entrant's Personal Information:  Sponsor may use information collected from entrants for internal marketing purposes.  Information collected from entrants is subject to the Sponsor’s Privacy Policy (http://seaworldparks.com/seaworld-orlando/Privacy-Policy).

 

14.  Winner List: Winner List requests will only be accepted after the promotion end date (listed above) and no later than June 1, 2013.  For the Winner List, send an email with subject line: "SeaWorld Orlando Visit to Win, Winner List Request," to SeaWorld Orlando Visit to Win, 7007 SeaWorld Drive, Orlando, FL 32821, Attn: Marketing Annual Pass Team.