ION Television's 'Rise & Smile in the Caribbean' Sweepstakes Official Rules
ION Television's 'Rise & Smile in the Caribbean' Sweepstakes (Sweepstakes) is open only to legal residents of the U.S. and the District of Columbia, who are 18 years of age or older at the time of entry. Employees, officers, and directors of ION Media Networks, Inc. ("ION"), along with their parents, subsidiaries, agents, advertising agencies, promotional suppliers, and affiliates (the "Sponsors") are not eligible. All federal, state, and local laws and regulations apply. Void where prohibited or restricted by law. Limit: one prize winner total.
HOW TO ENTER:
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A purchase does not increase your odds of winning. Beginning May 6, 2013, at 9:00:00 AM ET and ending June 2, 2013, at 11:59:59 PM ET, entrants will be directed to log on to iontelevision.com to register. To play, entrants must enter their name, address and contact information on the entry form to be eligible for a chance to win. All information submitted must be factually accurate for the entry to be eligible. All Entries become the property of the Sponsor and will not be returned or acknowledged. LIMIT: only one (1) entry per person, per day.
One (1) Grand Prize Winner. Selection will take place on or about Tuesday, June 4, 2013, under the supervision of the Promotions Department of ION, whose decisions are final in all matters pertaining to this Sweepstakes. The potential Prize Winner will be contacted by e-mail and officially notified by phone and/or e-mail. The Prize will only be awarded upon winner validation and verification. If a Prize Winner cannot be notified or located within 48 hours of selection based on the information provided by the Prize Winner, their Prize will be forfeited. In such cases, ION reserves the right to conduct a second drawing and award such prize to an alternate winner. UNCLAIMED PRIZES WILL NOT BE AWARDED.
One (1) Grand Prize Winner will be selected in a random drawing from all completed, correct and eligible entries under the supervision of the Promotions Department of ION. The Grand Prize Winner will be eligible to receive four (4) roundtrip, coach airline tickets to St. Croix and hotel accommodations for six (6) days/five (5) nights at The Buccaneer Hotel in Christiansted, VI (airline to be selected through ION's Promotions Dept. based on availability; transportation to/from the resort included; total cost of airfare and airport transportation not to exceed $4,999.99). The Prize Winner will be able to choose from one (1) of the following levels of accommodations: The Ficus Suite (ARV: $11,100); or, two (2) connecting deluxe oceanfront suites (ARV $8,740). Included within the value of the chosen accommodations, the Prize Winner will also have access to one (1) rental car for one (1) day, daily breakfast and dinner at the hotel dining facilities for four (4), complimentary admission to The Buccaneer Hotel Kids Camp, a one (1) day trip for four (4) from the Buccaneer Hotel to Buck Island, and participation in all complimentary resort activities (Total trip value not to exceed $16,099.99). All travel must be fulfilled between October 1, 2013, and September 30, 2014, no exceptions. Blackout dates or other restrictions may apply as dictated by the airline and/or hotel. Hotel accommodations will be booked by the ION's Promotions Department a minimum of 30 days prior to winner travel and are subject to availability. Trips are non-transferable and have no cash value. Limit: one prizewinner total. If a Prize Winner is unable to fulfill Prize requirements during time period or accept Prize, winner forfeits the Prize and no further compensation will be offered. SPONSORS MAKE NO WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS REGARDS TO MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE REGARDING THE PRIZE. Odds of winning a prize depends on the number of eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period.
DISQUALIFICATION / TERMINATION:
In the event any portion of this Promotion is compromised by virus, bugs, hackers, non-authorized human intervention or other causes beyond the control of the Sponsor, which, in the sole opinion of ION, corrupts, or impairs the administration, security, fairness or proper play of the promotion, ION reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to suspend or terminate the promotion. ION reserves the right at any time, at its own discretion, to disqualify any individual it determines will compromise the integrity of the sweepstakes. The Sponsor is not responsible for any entry, which is tampered with or subject to any non-authorized human intervention. ION is not responsible for any lost, late, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible, or misdirected entries, which will be void. Use of any automated system to participate is prohibited and will result in disqualification. In the event of a dispute as to the identity of an entrant, the authorized account holder of the email address used to enter the Sweepstakes will be deemed to be the entrant. The “authorized account holder” is the natural person assigned an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted address. This section applies regardless of any other cause or event that contributes concurrently or in any sequence to the loss, damage, cost, claim or expense.
Prize is non-transferable and no substitutions are allowed except by ION, who reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value if advertised Prize is unavailable. By participating, entrants agree: (a) that these Official Rules and ION's decisions, will be final and binding; and (b) to release and hold harmless Sponsors, and their affiliated agencies, prize suppliers of the promotion, their employees and affiliate agencies, its charter affiliates, and their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, agencies and the officers, directors, shareholders, representatives and employees of any of the above organizations from any and all liability whatsoever arising from his/her participation in the promotion or acceptance, receipt, possession or use/misuse of the Prize, or any travel related thereto. The Prize Winner shall be required to execute an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release forms granting ION, and any entities with which it's affiliated the opportunity and right to film, videotape, record and photograph the winner, and to use his/her name, voice and likeness without further compensation for advertising and promotion for ION. Such affidavits and releases must be signed, notarized, and returned within 48 hours of notification. Failure to sign affidavit will result in the prize being awarded to an alternate winner selected at random. Any federal, state or local taxes or fees related to the receipt or use of the Prize are the responsibility of the Prize Winner. ION reserves the right to modify any clause of these Official Rules at any time without prior notice.
This Sweepstakes is subject to all federal, state, and local laws. The Sweepstakes and Official Rules are governed and interpreted by the laws of the State of NY without regard to its conflict of law provisions.
ION Media Networks, Inc., located at 601 Clearwater Park Road, West Palm Beach, Florida 33401, is the operator of this Sweepstakes and is solely responsible for the fulfillment of the Prize.
For a winners list or a copy of these rules, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to ION MEDIA NETWORKS, Care of: PROMOTIONS DEPT/'RISE AND SMILE IN THE CARIBBEAN' SWEEPSTAKES, 601 CLEARWATER PARK RD., WEST PALM BEACH, FL 33401 (Vermont residents may omit return postage).