The Wizard of Oz & Amtrak Vacations Getaway Sweepstakes
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS SWEEPSTAKES. A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
ODDS OF WINNING WILL DEPEND ON THE TOTAL NUMBER OF ENTRIES RECEIVED. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. AFFIDAVIT OF ELIGIBILITY / RELEASE OF LIABILITY / PRIZE ACCEPTANCE AGREEMENT ARE REQUIRED TO CLAIM PRIZE(S). ONLINE ENTRY ONLY AND INTERNET CONNECTION REQUIRED.
BY ENTERING THE SWEEPSTAKES, YOU AGREE TO THESE OFFICIAL RULES, WHICH ARE A CONTRACT, SO READ THEM CAREFULLY BEFORE ENTERING. WITHOUT LIMITATION, THIS CONTRACT INCLUDES INDEMNITIES TO THE SWEEPSTAKES ENTITIES FROM YOU AND A LIMITATION OF YOUR RIGHTS AND REMEDIES.
Eligibility: The Wizard of Oz & Amtrak Vacations Getaway Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) is open to individuals who are: legal residents and physically located in one (1) of the forty-eight (48) contiguous United States or the District of Columbia (excluding residents of Alaska and Hawaii) and at least age eighteen (18) or older at the time of entry. Employees of Warner Bros. Entertainment, Inc (the “Sponsor”), National Railroad Passenger Corporation, commonly known as Amtrak (“Amtrak”), and each of their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, retailers, distributors (collectively, “Sweepstakes Entities”), and their immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of each are not eligible to enter or win. Sweepstakes governed by U.S. law. Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited by law.
HOW TO ENTER: There is one (1) method of entry for this Sweepstakes. Visit http://thewizardofozamtraksweeps.com and click on the entry link (“Website”) and complete and submit Sweepstakes entry form located at the website. To be eligible for the Sweepstakes, all entries must be received between 12:01 AM, Eastern Time ("ET") on November 1, 2013 and 11:59 PM ET on December 31, 2013 (the "Sweepstakes Entry Period"). Entry materials that have been tampered with or altered are void. All entries become Sponsor’s property and will not be returned or acknowledged. Only one (1) entry per person/email address per Sweepstakes Entry Period; entries with duplicate email addresses or multiple entries using different email addresses for a single individual will be disqualified. All entries and requests become the property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned. In the event of a dispute over the identity of an online entrant, entry will be deemed submitted by the authorized account holder of the e-mail account of the e-mail address submitted as of November 1, 2013. “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. By participating in the Sweepstakes, each entrant unconditionally accepts and agrees to comply with and abide by these “Official Rules” and the decisions of Sponsor, including the interpretation of these Official Rules and its exercise of discretion, which will be final and binding in all respects.
GRAND PRIZE: One (1) Grand Prize winner will receive an Amtrak Vacations Getaway Package to Los Angeles, California for winner and one adult guest and 2 child guests who are ages 2 – 15 years old. Getaway Package includes events, including lunch for four (4) at a hotel or local restaurant determined by Sponsor; four (4) tickets for the Warner Bros. VIP Studio Tour (Note: Individuals must be 8 years of age or older for the Tour.); Admission for four (4) to Madame Tussaud’s Wax Museum; dinner for four (4) at the Hard Rock Café (Universal or Hollywood locations as determined by Sponsor); and admission for four (4) to Starline’s “Movie Stars' Homes & 1 Hour Hollywood Tour (collectively, the “Events”). Travel to Los Angeles includes: round trip Amtrak coach rail service or coach air transportation to and from a major commercial airport in the United States, near the winner’s primary residence and Los Angeles, as determined by Sponsor and Amtrak (Sponsor and Amtrak reserve the right to choose rail or air transportation) and 4 nights moderate hotel accommodations (one room based upon quad occupancy and room tax only). All other expenses not specifically mentioned herein, including but not limited to, airport taxes and fees, baggage fees, ground transportation, food, beverages, additional hotel amenities or fees and gratuities, are the responsibility of winner and 3 guests. Sponsor and Amtrak are not responsible for any cancellations, delays, diversions or substitutions or any act or omissions whatsoever by the air transportation carriers, hotels or other transportation companies or any other persons providing any of these services and accommodations necessitated by same or for any loss or damage to baggage and/or personal property. All travel dates are subject to change in Sponsor’s and Amtrak’s sole discretion. Travel, hotel and other accommodations are subject to availability. Winner and guests must book their travel with Sponsor and Amtrak at the same time and travel on same itinerary and possess all required travel documents. Reservations must be confirmed 30 days in advance of travel and travel must be completed by 12/31/14. Certain blackout dates and material restrictions may apply. Rail travel in conjunction with this award is not permitted during Amtrak’s peak blackout period in 2014 is as follows: Jan 3-5; Feb 14 & 17; Apr 17-18, and 21; May 23; Jul 3 & 6; Aug 29; and Sep 1; Oct 10; Nov 25-26 and 29; and Dec 1, 20-24, 26-31. Travel on Amtrak is subject to Amtrak Conditions of Carriage/Terms of Transportation. If any Event is not available for any reason, the Sponsor’s sole responsibility will be to award the remaining elements of the Grand Prize. Travel must be completed by 12/31/14. Arrangements for the fulfillment of the Prize will be made by Sponsor. The Prize is non-transferable and no substitution by winner or cash equivalent is allowed. If Grand Prize winner is a resident of a jurisdiction that deems him/her to be a “Minor” (which is eighteen (18) in most states, but is nineteen (19) in Alabama and Nebraska and twenty-one (21) in Mississippi), then he/she must be accompanied by his/her parent/legal guardian. If a Guest is a resident of a jurisdiction that deems him/her to be a Minor, he/she must be accompanied by his/her parent/legal guardian. Rail and/or air tickets are non-refundable/non-transferable and are not valid for upgrades or Amtrak Rewards programs. In the event the Grand Prize winner and/or his/her Guests engage in behavior that (as determined by Sponsor and Amtrak, in their sole discretion) is obnoxious or threatening, illegal or that is intended to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person, Sponsor or Amtrak reserve the right to terminate the travel/prize early, in whole or in part, and send the Grand Prize winner and/or his/her Guests home with no further compensation and at Grand Prize winner and/or his/her Guests sole expense. Travel on Amtrak is subject to Amtrak Conditions of Carriage/Terms of Transportation. ALL ELEMENTS OF THE PRIZE PACKAGE ARE AWARDED “AS IS” AND WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE). No prize substitution, cash substitution, or assignment or transfer of prize is permitted, except by Sponsor in its sole discretion, in which the prize (or any element of the prize) of equal or greater value will be awarded. (Approximate Retail Value of Grand Prize Package (“ARV”) = $4500). Actual ARV of Grand Prize is based on off peak travel and will vary based on the city of origination and the market conditions at the time of the reservations. If actual value of Grand Prize is lower than the stated ARV when prize elements are procured and fulfilled, then the difference will not be awarded. An IRS form 1099 will be awarded in the name of the winner for the calendar year in which he/she is awarded the prize for the retail value of the entire prize awarded. All fees, federal, state, local or other expenses relating to the use, acceptance and possession of prize are the sole responsibility of the winner.
One (1) First Prize winner will receive The Wizard of Oz™ 75th Anniversary Collector’s Edition + an Amtrak Baseball Cap (ARV: $118). Five (5) Second Prize winners will receive The Wizard of Oz™ Blu-Ray™and an Amtrak Baseball Cap (ARV: $28 each)
SELECTION OF WINNER: The winner will be determined in a random drawing on or about January 7, 2014 from all eligible entries received and will be conducted by representatives of Sponsor whose decisions are final and binding in all matters relating to this Sweepstakes. Winner will be notified by e-mail or phone on or about January 10, 2014 and will be given instructions on how to claim the prize. Winner will be required to sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility, Liability Release and Publicity Release (collectively, “Release”) within twenty-one (21) days of notification or the Prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner will be chosen. If the potential winner is a Minor, then the Release must be signed by that Minor’s parent or legal guardian on the Minor’s behalf and the Minor must travel with a parent or legal guardian. Winner’s Guests, if any, will also be required to sign a Release prior to travel. If the potential Guest is a Minor, then the Release must be signed by that Minor’s parent or legal guardian on the Minor’s behalf. Guests must be eighteen (18) or older or traveling with a parent or legal guardian. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received. If a prize notification is returned as undeliverable, the prize will be awarded to an alternate winner in a separate random drawing. The winner’s acceptance of the prize constitutes Sponsor’s permission (except where prohibited by law) to use each winner's name, prize won, and likeness for promotional purposes, including online announcements, without further compensation.
GENERAL: Entrants agree to these Official Rules and the decisions of the judges and the Sponsor, and on their behalf, and on behalf of their respective heirs, executors, administrators, legal representatives, successors and assigns (“Releasing Parties”), release, defend and hold harmless the Sweepstakes Entities, as well as the employees, officers, directors and agents of each (“Released Parties”), from any and all actions, causes of action, suits, debts, dues, sums of money, accounts, reckonings, bonds, bills, specialties, covenants, contracts, controversies, agreements, promises, variances, trespasses, lost profits, indirect or direct damages, consequential damages, incidental damages, punitive or exemplary damages, judgments, extent, executions, claims and demands whatsoever, in law, admiralty or equity, whether known or unknown, foreseen or unforeseen, against Released Parties which any one or more of the Releasing Parties ever had, now have or hereafter can, shall or may have which in any way arise out of or result from entrant’s participation, acceptance and use or misuse of any prize, including any travel related activities. 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. Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the Sweepstakes or in the announcement of any prize. In the event Sponsor is prevented from continuing with the Sweepstakes as contemplated herein by any event beyond its control, including but not limited to fire, flood, earthquake, explosion, labor dispute or strike, act of God or public enemy, satellite or equipment failure, riot or civil disturbance, terrorist threat or activity, war (declared or undeclared) or any federal, state, or local government law, order, or regulation, or order of any court or other cause not within Sponsors’ control, Sponsors shall have the right to modify, suspend, extend or terminate the Sweepstakes. Entrants assume all liability for any injury, including death or damage caused or claimed to be caused, by participation in this Sweepstakes or use or redemption of any prize. This Sweepstakes shall be governed by and interpreted under the laws of the State of California, U.S.A. without regard to its conflicts of laws provisions. Any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or in connection with this Sweepstakes, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action. ANY CLAIMS, JUDGMENTS AND/OR AWARDS SHALL BE LIMITED TO ACTUAL OUT-OF-POCKET COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH ENTERING THIS SWEEPSTAKES. ENTRANT HEREBY WAIVES ANY RIGHTS OR CLAIMS TO ATTORNEY’S FEES, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ENTRANT, WHETHER FORESEEABLE OR NOT AND WHETHER BASED ON NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE. Entry materials/data that have been tampered with or altered, or mass entries or entries generated by a script, macro or use of automated devices are void. The Sponsor is not responsible for: (i) lost, late, misdirected, damaged, illegible or postage due mail/entries; (ii) error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operations or transmission, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or alterations of entry materials, or for technical, network, telephone equipment, electronic, computer, hardware or software malfunctions of any kind, or inaccurate transmission of or failure to receive entry information by Sponsor on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any web site or any combination thereof; (iii) any injury or damage to entrant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participating in the Sweepstakes; or (iv) the failure of any third party to comply with the instructions and proper administration of this Sweepstakes. By participating in the Sweepstakes, entrants (i) agree to be bound by these Official Rules, including all eligibility requirements, and (ii) agree to be bound by the decisions of Sponsor and the independent judging organization, which are final and binding in all matters relating to the Sweepstakes. Failure to comply with these Official Rules may result in disqualification from the Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right to: permanently disqualify from any sweepstakes it sponsors any person it believes has intentionally violated these Official Rules; and terminate the Sweepstakes or the online portion of the Sweepstakes if it becomes technically corrupted (including if a computer virus or system malfunction inalterably impairs its ability to conduct the Sweepstakes), or to select winners from among all eligible entries received prior to termination.
LEGAL WARNING: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN INDIVIDUAL, WHETHER OR NOT AN ENTRANT, TO DELIBERATELY INTERFERE WITH THE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES, IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL & CIVIL LAWS AND SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES AND DILIGENTLY PURSUE ALL REMEDIES AGAINST ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
WINNERS LIST: For the name of the winner(s), after January 10, 2014 visit http://thewizardofozamtraksweeps.com/winners, or email Sponsor at firstname.lastname@example.org, or send a self-addressed stamped envelope to: Digital Instincts, Inc., 107 N. Greeley Avenue, Chappaqua, NY 10514 and include the text: The Wizard of Oz & Amtrak Vacations Getaway Sweepstakes WINNER LIST. Requests received more than sixty (60) days after the completion of the Sweepstakes Entry Period will not be honored. Vermont and Washington residents need not send stamped envelope.
PRIVACY: By participating in the Sweepstakes, Entrants hereby agree to Sponsor’s and Amtrak’s collection and use of Entrant’s personal information in accordance with the Sponsor’s and Amtrak’s respectively privacy policies found at http://www.warnerbros.com/privacy/policy.html and http://www.amtrak.com/privacy-policy.
SPONSOR: This Sweepstakes is sponsored by Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Inc., 4000 Warner Blvd., Burbank, CA 91522. National Railroad Passenger Corporation and its parents, affiliates and subsidiaries are not responsible for the promotion, administration or execution of this Sweepstakes.