RULES AND REGULATIONS

1. NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS SWEEPSTAKES.

2. ELIGIBILITY: This prize drawing is open to legal residents of the U.S., who are 18 years of age and older. Employees of the Monterey County Convention & Visitors Bureau, its affiliates, subsidiaries, members, promotion and advertising agencies, subsidiaries and related companies and their immediate families (spouse, parents, children and siblings, and each of their respective spouses regardless of residence) and household members of each, whether related or not, are ineligible.

3. HOW TO ENTER/DEADLINES: Sweepstakes begins July 25, 2016 at 12:00:01 am Pacific Time (PT) and ends September 1, 2016 at 11:59:59 am PT. To enter without purchase or obligation, sign up online at http://www.seemonterey.com/monterey-selfie-stick-giveaway.

Limit one entry per person and per valid and unique e-mail address throughout the duration of the prize drawing. If more than one entry is received from the same person or from the same e-mail address during the prize drawing, all entries from said person or e-mail address will be disqualified. Entries may be subject to verification prior to prize drawing. In the event of dispute, entries will be deemed made by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at the time of entry, provided such person meets all eligibility requirements set forth in these Official Rules. The "authorized account holder" is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an email address by an Internet access provider, on-line service provider, or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. Any entries not in conformance with these Official Rules will be disqualified. No responsibility is assumed by the Monterey County Convention & Visitors Bureau for lost, late, misdirected or illegible entries. All entries become the property of the Monterey County Convention & Visitors Bureau and will not be returned or acknowledged.

4. PRIZE: The prize includes one #Monterey selfie stick.

5. ODDS: The actual odds of winning will depend upon the total number of eligible entries received. Past sweepstakes have had in excess of 3,000 applicants in which a total of 3 prizes were awarded. The odds of winning in past sweepstakes were 1 in 1,000.

6. PRIZE RESTRICTIONS/CONDITIONS: Prize is non-transferable and non-refundable. No substitution or cash equivalent of prize permitted. Prize is subject to space availability. Federal, state and local taxes, if any, and any other costs or expenses related to acceptance and use of the prize not specified including gratuities, are the sole responsibility of the winner. Package redemption will be based upon availability and expires as per dates in prize details. Certain restriction and blackout dates may apply. Winner will be notified by the Monterey County Convention & Visitors Bureau after receipt and verification of Prize Eligibility. Prize will be delivered via U.S. Mail to a winner's residence, approximately 5 days after selection of all winners by the Monterey County Convention & Visitors Bureau.

7. DRAWING: Five winners will be chosen each Friday from July 29-September 2, 2016 in a random drawing by Monterey County Convention & Visitors Bureau, P.O. Box 1770, Monterey, California 93942 from among all eligible entries received. Contestants do not need to be present at the drawing in order to be eligible to win a prize.

8. NOTIFICATION OF WINNER/AWARDING OF PRIZE: All winners will be notified by e-mail and/or a traceable form of delivery by no later than September 10, 2016.

9. LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY AND RELEASE: The Monterey County Convention & Visitors Bureau is not responsible for any late, lost, incomplete or misdirected entries, or responsible for incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by Web site users or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the prize drawing; any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access of the Web site; any injury or damage to participants or to any other person's computer(s) related to or resulting from participating in this prize drawing, or downloading materials from or use of the Web site. If, for any reason the prize drawing cannot be conducted as planned by reason of infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of Monterey County Convention & Visitors Bureau which, in the sole opinion of Monterey County Convention & Visitors Bureau, corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this prize drawing, Monterey County Convention & Visitors Bureau reserves the right, in their sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the drawing and may conduct drawing and select a winner from among all eligible entries received for the drawing prior to the action taken. In no event will Monterey County Convention & Visitors Bureau be responsible or liable for any damages or losses of any kind, including direct, indirect, incidental, consequential or punitive damages arising out of access to and use of the Web site seemonterey.com, or the downloading from and/or printing material downloaded from said site. Without limiting the foregoing, everything on the site is provided "as is" without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose or non-infringement. Some jurisdictions may not allow limitations or the exclusions of liability for incidental or consequential damages, or exclusion of implied warranties, so some of the aforementioned limitations or exclusions may not apply. Check local laws for any restrictions or conditions regarding these limitations and/or exclusions. By accepting any prize, a winner shall indemnify, defend, protect and hold the Monterey County Convention & Visitors Bureau, and each of their officers, directors, members, employees and agents, free and harmless for any and all losses, costs, expenses, fees (including all reasonable attorneys fees), judgments or awards incurred by any of them relating to any injury, property damage or any other type of damage (monetary or otherwise) incurred or suffered by winner or winner's family arising from, or directly or indirectly related to, their participation in this sweepstakes or any and all activities undertaken by any or all of them pursuant to the prize package that they won.

10. OFFICIAL RULES/WINNERS LIST REQUESTS: These are the Official Rules of the sweepstakes. For the name of the winner of each prize package, mail a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: Monterey Getaway - WINNERS c/o Monterey County Convention & Visitors Bureau, P.O. Box 1770, Monterey, California 93942 by no later than June 1, 2017.

SWEEPSTAKES SPONSOR
Monterey County Convention & Visitors Bureau
787 Munras Ave., Suite 110
Monterey, CA 93940

 

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