O.A.R.S. Grand Canyon, Inc.
The 2018 National Park Week Giveaway Official Rules
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER
Eligibility: Entrants must be legal residents of the United States to enter the 2018 National Park Week Giveaway (the Contest). Entrants must be 18 years of age or older at the time of entering. Employees of OARS, AFAR, Chaco, KÜHL, (the “Sponsors”) their affiliated companies, subsidiaries, retailers, suppliers, vendors, sales representatives, distributors, advertising agencies, promotional suppliers, and their parent companies, agents, officers, directors, and the members of the immediate families and/or persons living in the same household as such individuals, of each of the foregoing, are not eligible to enter the Contest.
VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.
Contest Period: This Contest begins on April 21, 2018 at 12:00:01AM EST and ends on April 29, 2018 at 11:59:59PM EST (“Contest Period”). OARS will select 1 winner on April 30, 2018. Sponsor’s computer, or its third party service provider’s computer, is the official timekeeping device for the Contest.
How to Enter:
ENTER by completing the form at www.oars.com/win-a-trip. Limit of one entry per person.
Each Contest entry must include all required fields on the contest form. Failure to complete the form will result in disqualification from the contest. By entering this contest you consent to the Sponsors sending you periodic emails however, you may unsubscribe at any time.
OARS will randomly select one winner from all eligible entries to receive a Grand Canyon Rim to River Hiking trip for two.
The trip includes: Round trip transportation by van from Flagstaff, skilled professional experienced hiking guide(s); all meals as outlined in the itinerary; a 40-oz Klean Kanteen water bottle; One duffel to pack your gear for the trip (maximum 15lbs per person); Round trip transport of one duffel per person by mule between the South Rim and Phantom Ranch; Overnight at Phantom Ranch in a dorm room (bunk beds, air cooled, shower, sink and toilet facilities); Two nights lodging at the South Rim (based on double occupancy)
Additionally, the winner and their guest will receive two (2) $200 Chaco Cash Cards (ARV $400), gear from KÜHL (ARV $500), a one-year subscription to AFAR magazine (6 issues, ARV $24) and a one-year annual America the Beautiful National Park pass (ARV $80).
The Grand Canyon Rim to River hiking adventure is a physically-demanding experience that includes very challenging hiking in and out of the canyon. Winner and guest must meet all essential eligibility requirements for hiking trips as outlined here. OARS reserves the right to substitute a trip of equal or greater value for any reason.
Advance reservations required and winner must contact OARS by email at email@example.com or by phone at 1-800-346-6277 to book. Only valid on departures with 4 or more full-paying guests during the 2018 or 2019 season. A refundable deposit is required at the time of booking to secure space. $12/person GCNP Entrance Fee not included. All departures subject to availability. Winner and their guest will be required to sign a standard liability release before their trip, acknowledging awareness and acceptance of risk. Standard OARS booking conditions apply.
Winner and their guest are solely responsible for travel to and from Flagstaff, AZ, ground transportation, taxes, transfers, spending money, tips, meals and any and all other charges not specifically mentioned as part of a prize. All incremental costs in using or claiming the prize not outlined in the prize description are the sole responsibility of the winner and their guest, including but not limited to: pre- and post-trip hotel stays, medical and travel related insurance, transportation, fuel, gasoline surcharges, beverages, food, gratuities, merchandise and all personal expenses of any kind or nature.
Winner and their guest are solely responsible for obtaining their own travel documents after redeeming a prize. The Sponsors are not responsible in the event the winner or guest is refused entry to destination or re-entry for whatever reason and any unused portion of a prize will be forfeited. Winner and their guest must travel together on the same itinerary.
Drawing and Notification: OARS will select one winner from all eligible entries. The winner will be selected based on a random draw performed in the OARS office.
The results of the Contest, and the decision of the Sponsors, is final and binding in all respects. The winner will be notified by email within five (5) business days after the contest draw. If a potential winner cannot be reached or does not respond within ten (10) days from receipt of the prize notification, or if he/she is found to be ineligible, or if he/she cannot or does not otherwise comply with these Official Rules, an alternate winner will be selected.
General Conditions: All Federal, state and local laws and regulations are applicable. All taxes (including, but not limited to, income taxes), and any and all service charges or fees applicable to the prize are the sole responsibility of the winner. The prize winner may be required to execute (and have notarized) an Affidavit of Eligibility, a Liability Release, and a Publicity Release (“Affidavit/Release”) which must be returned to and received by OARS or its third party service provider within ten (10) days from winner’s receipt of the Affidavit/Release. The winner may also be required to complete a Form 1099 before receiving their prize(s). The prize winner may also be required to produce appropriate proof of age. Any failure to comply with the foregoing will result in disqualification and an alternate winner may be chosen. Return of the prize, the prize notification, or the Affidavit/Release as undeliverable will result in disqualification and an alternate winner will be selected. The winner’s entry into the Contest and/or acceptance of the prize constitutes permission for Sponsors and their affiliates to use the winner’s name and/or likeness for advertising and trade purposes without further compensation, worldwide and in perpetuity, in any and all forms of media, now known and hereafter devised, including without limitation in Sponsors’ newsletters, on Sponsors’ websites or social media channels. All entrants agree to comply with these Official Rules. Any person attempting to defraud or in any way tamper with this Contest and any person who does not comply with these Official Rules, will be ineligible for the prize and may be prosecuted to the full extent of the law.
THE CALIFORNIA COURTS (STATE AND FEDERAL) SHALL HAVE SOLE JURISDICTION OF ANY CONTROVERSIES REGARDING THE CONTEST AND THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA SHALL GOVERN THE CONTEST. EACH ENTRANT WAIVES ANY AND ALL OBJECTIONS TO JURISDICTION AND VENUE IN THOSE COURTS AND HEREBY SUBMITS TO THE JURISDICTION OF THOSE COURTS.
If, for reasons beyond Sponsors’ control, the Contest is not capable of running as originally planned, such as tampering or bugs or infection by computer virus, Sponsors at their sole discretion, reserve the right to suspend, cancel or modify the Contest, without liability. Sponsors are not responsible for their own, their third party service provider’s, or any entrant’s computer system, hardware, software or program malfunction or other errors, failures, delayed computer or email transmissions or network connections that are either human or technical in nature.
This Contest is void where prohibited, restricted or taxed by law.
Disclaimers: All Contest entrants agree that Sponsors, their affiliates, subsidiaries, retailers, sales representatives, distributors, advertising and promotional agencies, and each of their officers, directors, employees and agents (collectively “Sponsor Affiliates”), shall not be liable for losses or injuries of any kind resulting from acceptance or use, including misuse, of the prize, or any entrant’s participation in the Contest, or any technical malfunctions of the telephone network, transmission line, computer system or network, computer equipment, hardware, software, or any combination thereof, or any entries that are late (including delayed data transmissions), tampered with, garbled, incomplete, misdirected, lost, mutilated, delayed, corrupted, mechanically duplicated, illegible or otherwise not in compliance with these Official Rules.
Entrants also agree that Sponsor Affiliates are not responsible or liable for any injury or damage to an entrant’s or third person’s computer related to or resulting from the Contest or its prizes. Sponsor Affiliates are not liable for damage to a user’s computer system in any way due to an entrant’s participation in the Contest or downloading any information in connection with the Contest, including without limitation any server failure, lost, delayed or corrupted data or other malfunction. Sponsors reserve the right to modify or cancel the Contest in the event that it becomes technically corrupted.
Rules/Winner List: For an additional copy of these Official Rules or the name of the winner, send a stamped, self-address envelope, specifying your request to: OARS, 2018 National Park Week Giveaway, PO Box 67, Angels Camp, CA 95222. The winner’s name will be available after April 30, 2018.