Real Rutland Weekend Getaway Giveaway Official Rules
No purchase or payment of any kind is necessary to enter for a chance to win. A purchase or payment of any kind will not increase your chances of winning. The Real Rutland Weekend Getaway will be governed by United States law. Void where prohibited.
The “Real Rutland Weekend Getaway” is open to legal residents of the United States, who are twenty-one (21) years of age or older at the time of entry. Entrant must video chat with Real Rutland Concierge Affiliates and discuss their likeliness to relocate to Vermont. The Real Rutland Weekend Getaway is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited. Participation constitutes entrant's full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and Sponsor/Administrator’s decisions which are final and binding in all matters related to this giveaway. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements as set forth herein.
- Giveaway Period:
Giveaway begins at 12:00:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time on July 3, 2023, and ends at 11:59:59 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time on August 11, 2023 (Giveaway Period).
- One Way to Enter:
Internet: Visit https://realrutland.com/real-rutland-weekend-getaway-to-vermont-fall-2023/ (“Website”) and follow the online instructions to complete and submit an online entry (“Entry”).
Automated Entries are prohibited and any use of automated devices will cause disqualification. Entrants may not enter with multiple email addresses nor use any other device or artifice to enter multiple times or as multiple entrants. Any entrant who attempts to enter with multiple email addresses under multiple identities or uses any device or artifice to register multiple times will be disqualified and forfeits all prizes won, in Sponsor/Administrator’s sole discretion. Multiple entrants are not permitted to share the same email address. Should multiple users of the same email account enter the Giveaway and a dispute thereafter arise regarding the identity of the entrant, the authorized account holder of said email account at the time of entry will be considered an entrant and must comply with these Official Rules. The authorized account subscriber is the natural person who is assigned the email address by the ISP or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses. Potential winner may be required to show proof of being the authorized account subscriber.
- For all Entries:
All entries must be received and recorded during the Giveaway Period. No other forms of Entry are valid. Limit one (1) Entry per person.
If entering with a mobile phone or other web-enabled device and using your wireless carrier’s network, standard data charges from your wireless carrier may apply. Check with your wireless service provider for details on these and any other applicable charges. Entrants are solely responsible for any such wireless charges.
- Giveaway Drawing:
Five (5) potential winners will be selected in a random drawing to be held on or about August 29, 2023, from among all eligible Entries received by Sponsor/Administrator, whose decisions are final in all matters relating to this Giveaway. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible Entries received during the Giveaway Period.
- Winner Notification:
Potential winners will be notified by email or phone call and will be required to respond to the notification within forty-eight (48) hours indicating whether they can accept the prize. If a potential winner does not respond to the notification within the forty-eight (48) hour time period, prize will be forfeited and an alternate potential winner will be randomly selected (time permitting). Any alternate potential winner selected will also be required to respond to the notification within the time frame stated above.
Potential winners will be required to complete, sign, and return an affidavit of eligibility and liability and, unless prohibited by law, publicity release to Sponsor/Administrator or its representative within three (3) days of prize acceptance. Potential winners will be required to complete, sign and return a Release of Liability, Voluntary Assumption of Risk, and Indemnity Agreement to Sponsor/Administrator or its representatives within three (3) days of prize acceptance. Subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with the terms of these Official Rules, including verification that the winner is twenty-one (21) years of age or older, the potential winner will be declared an official winner of the Giveaway. If Sponsor/Administrator cannot verify that the potential winner is twenty-one (21) years of age or older prior to winner notification, the potential winner will be disqualified and an alternate potential winner will be randomly selected (time permitting).
Winner’s family members do not have to be twenty-one (21) years of age or older and will be required to complete, sign, and return a liability and publicity release within three (3) days of winner’s prize acceptance. Members of winner’s household who are under the age of eighteen (18) must have a liability and publicity release signed by a parent or guardian.
In the event of noncompliance within any stated time period, the prize will be forfeited and an alternate potential winner will be randomly selected. Any alternate potential winner selected will also be required to adhere to the time periods described herein. Any prize notification or prize returned to the Sponsor/Administrator or its agencies as undeliverable will result in disqualification and the awarding of that prize to an alternate potential winner (time permitting).
Released Parties (as defined below) are not responsible for suspended or discontinued Internet, wireless, or landline phone service or a change in an entrant’s email, phone number or mailing address which may result in a potential winner not receiving initial prize notification or his/her prize information. Note: Any communication between a potential winner and Sponsor/Administrator or its agencies regarding this Giveaway (e.g., phone calls, text messages, chats, emails, etc.) may be recorded for quality assurance and training purposes.
- Prize Details
Prizes (5 total): Winner and household will receive a “Real Rutland Weekend Getaway Package (“Package”) in Rutland County, Vermont. Travel Dates: October 12, 2023–October 15, 2023. Package includes hotel accommodations for three (3) consecutive nights for winner and winner’s household (subject to hotel’s maximum occupancy limit); $500 to cover a car rental and gas (if winner does not drive via primary form of travel); $130 per household member for meals that are not scheduled; and payment of other activities to be determined. Package dates are subject to change. Winner may be required to provide a credit card at time of lodging check-in. Accommodations are at the Sponsor/Administrator’s discretion and subject to availability and change. Transportation, meals (other than stated above), gratuities and all other expenses not specified herein are solely winner’s responsibility. If winner cannot accept prize as specified, prize will be forfeited and awarded to an alternate winner (time permitting). Approximate Retail Value is $3,000. Any difference between stated value and actual value will not be awarded.
If the prize cannot be awarded for any reason including Acts of God, acts of terrorism, civil disturbances, work stoppage, COVID-19 or other pandemic, government actions, or any other natural disaster outside of Sponsor/Administrator’s control, then no prize will be awarded.
Prizes are non-transferable and no cash equivalent or substitution of prize is offered, except at the sole discretion of Sponsor/Administrator. If a prize or any portion thereof cannot be awarded for any reason, Sponsor/Administrator reserves the right to substitute prize with another prize of equal or greater value. Prize winners will be solely responsible for all federal, state and/or local taxes, and for any other fees or costs associated with the prizes they receive, regardless of whether it, in whole or in part, is used.
If Sponsor/Administrator so elects, potential winners and their households may be required to submit to a confidential background check. Such background check may include (but is not limited to) investigation of criminal, sexual offenses, or other arrest or conviction record, and any other factor deemed relevant by the Sponsor/Administrator to help ensure that potential winners and household will not bring the Sponsor/Administrator into public disrepute, contempt, scandal or ridicule or reflect unfavorably on the Sponsor/Administrator. If requested, potential winners and household agree to sign waiver forms authorizing the release of personal and background information. In the event of noncompliance, to be determined at the sole discretion of Sponsor/Administrator, prize will be forfeited and will be awarded to an alternate winner (time permitting).
Acceptance of prize offered constitutes permission for Sponsor/Administrator to use winner’s name, voice, biographical information and/or likeness for purposes of advertising and promotion without further compensation in all media now known or hereafter discovered worldwide and on the Internet without notice or review or approval as permitted by law.
By accepting a prize, winner agrees to release and hold Chamber & Economic Development of the Rutland Region harmless from all losses, damages, rights, claims and actions of any kind resulting from acceptance, possession or use of any prize including, without limitation, personal injuries, death and property damage.
- General Conditions:
Chamber & Economic Development of the Rutland Region and its respective affiliates, subsidiaries, and agencies (collectively the “Released Parties”) are not responsible for lost, late, misdirected, unintelligible, returned or undelivered Entries, telephone calls, text messages, email, or for lost, interrupted or unavailable satellite, network, server, Internet Service Provider (ISP), Website, or other connections availability, accessibility or traffic congestion, miscommunications, failed computer, network, telephone, satellite or cable hardware or software or lines or technical failure, or jumbled, scrambled, delayed or misdirected transmissions, computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures of difficulties, or other errors of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic or network. Persons who tamper with or abuse any aspect of this Giveaway or Website, or as in violation of the Official Rules, or act in any manner to threaten or abuse or harass any person, or violate Website’s terms of service, as solely determined by the Sponsor/Administrator, will be disqualified. Released Parties are not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information whether caused by Website users, tampering, hacking, or by any of the programming or equipment associated with or used in this Giveaway, and assumes no responsibility for any errors, omission, deletion, interruption or delay in operation or transmission or communication line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized website access. Any use of robotic, macro, automatic, programmed or like entry methods will void all such Entries and may subject that entrant to disqualification. Released Parties are not responsible for injury or damage to participant’s or any other person’s computer, or property related to or resulting from participating in this Giveaway. Should any portion of Giveaway be, in the Sponsor/Administrator’s sole opinion, compromised by virus, worms, bugs, unauthorized human intervention or other causes which, in the sole opinion of the Sponsor/Administrator, corrupt or impair administration security, fairness or proper play of this Giveaway, or submission of Entries, Sponsor/Administrator reserves the right at its sole discretion to suspend, modify or terminate the Giveaway, and randomly select the winner from valid Entries received prior to action taken, or otherwise as may be deemed fair and equitable by the Sponsor/Administrator. Text message Entries will be deemed to have been submitted by the registered owner of the wireless number used to enter. In the event of a dispute regarding the identity of an online entrant, the authorized subscriber of the email account used to enter will be deemed to be the entrant and must comply with these rules. The authorized account subscriber is the natural person who is assigned the email address by the ISP or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses. All materials submitted become the property of Chamber & Economic Development of the Rutland Region, and will not be returned. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR OTHER DAMAGES; AS A RESULT, THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
- Dispute Resolution:
All issues, questions, and disputes concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrant, Administrator and Sponsor/Administrator in connection with the Giveaway, or any claim or dispute that has arisen or may arise between you, Administrator and Sponsor/Administrator, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Vermont without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules. All such issues, questions, and disputes may be submitted to an arbitrator at the sole discretion of the Sponsor/Administrator. The place of arbitration shall be Rutland County, Vermont.
Chamber & Economic Development of the Rutland Region, 67 Merchants Row, Rutland, VT 05701
- 13. Winner’s List:
For the names of the winners, email email@example.com with the subject, “Real Rutland Getaway Weekend Giveaway Winners List,” by October 26, 2023.
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