Congratulations to all of our winners!
Mary E. from Valdosta, GA trip to
Pensacola & Panama City Beach
Angela S. from Lawton, OK trip to
Amelia Island & Daytona Beach
Rock S. from Grand Rapids, MI trip to
Renee R. from Mt. Airy, MD trip to
Fort Lauderdale and the Florida Keys
Jamie S from Madison, AL trip to
Tampa, St. Pete and Clearwater
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT IS NECESSARY TO ENTER. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
The Florida Family Fun Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States (and the District of Columbia), who are at least eighteen (18) years old at the time of entry. Void where prohibited. Proof of residency and age may be required. Employees and directors of Sponsor, Sync Marketing LLC and their subsidiaries, divisions, affiliates, and advertising or promotional agencies or individuals involved with the design, production, execution or distribution of the Sweepstakes and the immediate family and household members of such individuals, are not eligible to enter or win. “Immediate family members” shall mean parents, stepparents, children, stepchildren, siblings, stepsiblings, or spouses, regardless of where they live. “Household members” shall mean people who share the same residence at least three months a year, whether related or not. In order to enter the Sweepstakes or receive a prize, you must fully comply with the Official Rules and, by entering, you represent and warrant that you agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, whose decisions shall be binding and final in all respects relating to this Sweepstakes. The Sweepstakes is governed by these Official Rules and is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws.
2. Sponsor and Administrator
Sponsor: Florida Tourism Industry Marketing Corporation, Inc, d/b/a VISIT FLORIDA, 2540 W. Executive Center Circle, Suite 200, Tallahassee, Florida 32301.
Administrator: Sync Marketing LLC, 10960 Wellworth Avenue, Unit 301, Los Angeles, CA 90024.
Sweepstakes begins May 16, 2018 at 12:01 a.m. Eastern Standard Time and ends June 25, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (“Sweepstakes Entry Period”). Administrator is the official time keeper for this Sweepstakes.
4. How to Enter
Each entrant may receive a maximum of one (1) entry in the selected Prize Pool during the Sweepstakes Entry Period for registering. After you register you may earn up to eight (8) additional entries into the selected Prize Pool in the following way(s):
Limit of nine (9) entries per person during the Sweepstakes Entry Period regardless of method of entry. Multiple entrants may not share the same email address, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or Pinterest account. A potential winner may be requested to provide Sponsor with proof that he/she is the authorized account holder of the email address, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or Pinterest account associated with the winning Entry and/or an eligible entrant. Entrants may not register/enter with multiple email addresses, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or Pinterest accounts nor may entrants use any other device or artifice to register/enter under multiple identities. Use of any automated system to enter is prohibited and will result in disqualification. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible or misdirected entries all of which will be ineligible to win a prize. In the event of a dispute as to any entrant, the authorized account holder of the email address used to enter 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. Potential winner of the grand prize may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holder to be awarded the prize. All entries become the sole and exclusive property of Sponsor and will not be returned or cancelled.
5. Winner Determination
On or about June 26, 2018 Administrator will select one (1) entry for each grand prize described below in a random drawing of all valid entries received for each respective Prize Pool. The potential Sweepstakes winners will be contacted using the phone number and/or email address provided with the entry and may be awarded the prize subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with the terms of these Official Rules. The potential Sweepstakes winners will be notified by phone and/or email on or about June 26, 2018. Failure by potential Sweepstakes winners to respond to the initial verification within 24 hours of notification after three (3) attempts will result in disqualification and Administrator will select an alternate potential Sweepstakes winner in the same manner. Odds of winning a grand prize depend on the number of eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Entry Period in each Prize Pool.
6. POTENTIAL SWEEPSTAKES WINNERS ARE SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION BY SPONSOR AND/OR ADMINISTRATOR. SPONSOR AND ADMINISTRATOR’S DECISIONS ARE FINAL AND BINDING IN ALL MATTERS RELATED TO THE ADMINISTRATION, OPERATION, SELECTION OF THE WINNER AND OTHER MATTERS RELATED TO THE SWEEPSTAKES.
7. Verification of Potential Sweepstakes Winners
Potential Sweepstakes winners may be required to complete and return an Affidavit of Eligibility, Release of Liability and Publicity Release (where permitted by law) (collectively, the “Affidavit”) by the date specified by Sponsor, or an alternate potential Sweepstakes winner may be selected. In the event: (a) potential Sweepstakes winner cannot be reached for whatever reason after a reasonable effort has been exerted or the potential Sweepstakes winner notification or Affidavit is returned as undeliverable; (b) potential Sweepstakes winner declines or cannot accept, receive or use the prize for any reason; (c) of noncompliance with the above or within any of the aforesaid time periods, (d) potential Sweepstakes winner is found to be ineligible to enter the Sweepstakes or receive the prize, (e) potential Sweepstakes winner cannot or does not comply with the Official Rules, or (f) potential Sweepstakes winner fails to fulfill the Affidavit-related obligations, the potential Sweepstakes winner shall be disqualified from the Sweepstakes and an alternate potential Sweepstakes winner may be selected, at Sponsor’s sole discretion, from among the other eligible entries received. Sponsor reserves the right to modify the notification and Affidavit procedures in connection with the selection of alternate potential Sweepstakes winner, if any.
8. Grand Prizes
Five (5) different grand prizes will be awarded (one for each Prize Pool).
Pensacola and Panama City Beach Trip (“Prize One”): One (1) trip to Pensacola and Panama City Beach will be awarded. Prize One winner (the “Winner”) will receive round-trip air transportation for four (4) to/from gateway airport nearest Winner’s home to airport near Northwest Florida, two (2) nights’ hotel accommodations in Pensacola, FL (one (1) room/quad occupancy), two (2) nights’ hotel accommodations in Panama City Beach, FL (one (1) room/quad occupancy) SUV-class rental car for five (5) days, and a $500 American Express gift card for meals and activities. Approximate Retail Value of Prize One is four thousand six hundred and twenty-five dollars ($4,625).
Amelia Island and Daytona Beach Trip (“Prize Two”): One (1) trip to Amelia Island and Daytona Beach will be awarded. Prize Two winner (the “Winner”) will receive round-trip air transportation for four (4) to/from gateway airport nearest Winner’s home to airport near Northeast Florida, two (2) nights’ hotel accommodations in Amelia Island, FL (one (1) room/quad occupancy), two (2) nights’ hotel accommodations in Daytona Beach, FL (one (1) room/quad occupancy) SUV-class rental car for five (5) days, four (4) tickets to Ponce Inlet Lighthouse, four (4) tickets to Marine Science Center, four (4) tickets to Museum of Arts and Sciences for two adults and two children, and a $500 American Express gift card for meals and activities. Approximate Retail Value of Prize Two is four thousand eight hundred and twelve dollars ($4,812).
Fort Lauderdale and the Florida Keys Trip (“Prize Three”): One (1) trip to Fort Lauderdale and the Florida Keys will be awarded. Prize Three winner (the “Winner”) will receive round-trip air transportation for four (4) to/from gateway airport nearest Winner’s home to airport near South Florida, two (2) nights’ hotel accommodations in Fort Lauderdale, FL (one (1) room/quad occupancy), two (2) nights’ hotel accommodations in the Florida Keys, FL (one (1) room/quad occupancy) SUV-class rental car for five (5) days, and a $500 American Express gift card for meals and activities. Approximate Retail Value of Prize Three is five thousand dollars ($5,000).
Tampa, St. Pete and Clearwater Trip (“Prize Four”): One (1) trip to Tampa, St. Pete and Clearwater will be awarded. Prize Four winner (the “Winner”) will receive round-trip air transportation for four (4) to/from gateway airport nearest Winner’s home to airport near Tampa, Florida, four (4) nights’ hotel accommodations in Tampa Bay, FL (one (1) room/quad occupancy), SUV-class rental car for five (5) days, and a $500 American Express gift card for meals and activities. Approximate Retail Value of Prize Four is four thousand six hundred and twenty-five dollars ($4,625).
Orlando Trip (“Prize Five”): One (1) trip to Orlando will be awarded. Prize Five winner (the “Winner”) will receive round-trip air transportation for four (4) to/from gateway airport nearest Winner’s home to airport near Orlando, Florida, four (4) nights’ hotel accommodations in Orlando, FL (one (1) room/quad occupancy), SUV-class rental car for five (5) days, Three-day Park Hopper tickets for four guests at Walt Disney World Resort, and a $500 American Express gift card for meals and activities. Approximate Retail Value of Prize Five is six thousand two hundred and twelve dollars ($6,212).
For all Prizes: Travel must be booked at least thirty (30) days prior to first day of travel. Winner must commence the trip no later than July 1, 2019. If Winner is unable to travel within the time period required, the prize will be forfeited. Trip is subject to availability and blackout dates. If Winner lives within one hundred fifty (150) miles of the destination, ground transportation may be provided instead of air transportation, at the Sponsor’s sole discretion. Winner must be twenty (20) years or old to rent a car. If Winner is less than twenty (20) years old alternative ground transportation may be provided at the Sponsor’s sole discretion. All expenses and incidental travel costs not expressly stated in the package description above, including but not limited to, ground transportation, fuel, baggage fees, personal charges at lodging, security fees, taxes or other expenses or incidentals are the responsibility solely of Winner. Any travel companion who is a minor must be accompanied by a parent / legal guardian on the trip. Travel companions must travel on same itinerary and at the same time as the Winner. Travel companions will be required to sign a release before accompanying the Winner on the trip. Sponsor will determine airline and flight itinerary in its sole discretion. No refund or compensation will be made in the event of the cancellation or delay of any flight. Travel is subject to the terms and conditions set forth in this Sweepstakes, and those set forth by the Sponsor’s airline carrier of choice as detailed in the passenger ticket contract. Travel companions must execute liability/publicity releases prior to issuance of travel documents. Winner and travel companions are solely responsible for obtaining documents necessary for travel. Sponsor will not obtain insurance on behalf of the Winner and travel companion, and Winner and travel companions are fully responsible for obtaining their own insurance, if desired. Travel restrictions, conditions and limitations may apply. The Winner will be solely responsible for all taxes and fees associated with the receipt and use of the prize. The prize is awarded as is. No cash equivalent for the prize. Prize is non-transferable and no substitution will be made except as provided herein at the Sponsor’s sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute the listed prize for one of equal or greater value for any reason. Winner is responsible for all taxes and fees associated with prize receipt and/or use. All federal, state, and local tax liabilities, as well as any other costs and expenses not specified herein as being awarded are the sole responsibility of the winner. Winner may be required to complete and return an IRS W-9 form (i.e. Request for Taxpayer Identification Number and Certification). Prize will be awarded only if the Winner fully complies with these Official Rules.
Air transportation tickets are non-refundable/non-transferable and are not valid for frequent flyer miles. All air transportation tickets are subject to the vagaries of flight variation, work stoppages and schedule or route changes. Actual retail value for air transportation may vary depending on points of departure and destination and fare fluctuations. Airline and schedule are at the sole discretion of Sponsor. Non-stop service may not be offered. If the closest airport to the prize Winner’s home is in close enough proximity to prize destination city so that, as Sponsor may determine in its sole discretion, a flight is unnecessary, such prize Winner will receive alternate transportation, as determined at the sole discretion of Sponsor, with no further obligation to the Winner. Winner and guests must have all necessary photo identification and/or travel documents required for travel.
All meals, gratuities, baggage fees, hotel room service, parking fees, laundry services, merchandise, souvenirs, local and long distance telephone calls, gas and any other expenses associated with a prize not specifically included in these Official Rules are the Winner’s sole responsibility. Gift cards may be subject to separate terms and conditions imposed by the issuer.
In the event that a Winner and/or his or her guests engage in behavior that (as determined by Sponsor in its sole and absolute discretion) is obnoxious or threatening, illegal or that is intended to annoy, abuse, threaten, or harass any other person, Sponsor reserves the right to terminate the trip or other applicable experience early, in whole or in part, and send Winner and/or his or her guests home with no further compensation.
No cash alternative or prize substitutions will be allowed, except Sponsor reserves the right to substitute prize(s) of comparable value if a Winner’s selection or any portion thereof is unavailable for any reason.
9. Entry Conditions and Release
Each entrant agrees to: (a) comply with and be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor and Administrator which are binding and final in all matters relating to this Sweepstakes; (b) defend, indemnify, release and hold harmless the Sponsor, Administrator, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest and their respective parent, subsidiary, and affiliated companies, celebrities, and any other person and organization responsible for sponsoring, fulfilling, administering, advertising or promoting the Sweepstakes, and all of their respective past and present officers, directors, employees, agents and representatives (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from and against any and all claims, expenses, and liability, including but not limited to negligence and damages of any kind to persons and property, including but not limited to invasion of privacy (under appropriation, intrusion, public disclosure of private facts, false light in the public eye or other legal theory), defamation, slander, libel, violation of right of publicity, infringement of trademark, copyright or other intellectual property rights, property damage, or death or personal injury arising out of or relating to a participant’s entry, creation of an entry or submission of an entry, participation in the Sweepstakes, acceptance, possession, attendance at, defect in, delivery of, inability to use, use or misuse of prize (including any travel or activity related thereto) and/or the broadcast, exploitation or use of entry. Winner acknowledges that all prizes are awarded as-is without warranty of any kind.
Except where prohibited or restricted by law, Winner’s acceptance of prize constitutes the Winner’s agreement and consent for Sponsor and any of its designees to use and/or publish Winner’s full name, city and state of residence, photographs or other likenesses, pictures, portraits, video, voice, testimonials, biographical information (in whole or in part), and/or statements made by Winner regarding the Sweepstakes or Sponsor, worldwide and in perpetuity for any and all purposes, including, but not limited to, advertising, trade and/or promotion on behalf of Sponsor, in any and all forms of media, now known or hereafter devised, including, but not limited to, print, TV, radio, electronic, cable, or World Wide Web, without further limitation, restriction, compensation, notice, review, or approval.
11. General Conditions
Sponsor and its subsidiaries, affiliates, divisions, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers and directors shall not have any obligation or responsibility, including any responsibility to award any prize to entrants, with regard to: (a) entries that contain inaccurate information or do not comply with or violate the Official Rules; (b) entries, prize claims or notifications that are lost, late, incomplete, illegible, unintelligible, damaged or otherwise not received by the intended recipient, in whole or in part, due to computer, human or technical error of any kind; (c) entrants who have committed fraud or deception in entering or participating in the Sweepstakes or claiming the prize; (d) telephone, electronic, hardware, software, network, Internet or computer malfunctions, failures or difficulties; (e) any inability of the Winner to accept the prize for any reason; (f) if a prize cannot be awarded due to delays or interruptions due to Acts of God, natural disasters, terrorism, weather or any other similar event beyond Sponsor’s reasonable control; or (g) any damages, injuries or losses of any kind caused by any prize or resulting from awarding, acceptance, possession, use, misuse, loss or misdirection of any prize or resulting from participating in this Sweepstakes or any promotion or prize related activities. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual it finds to be (a) tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes, or with any Website promoting the Sweepstakes; (b) acting in violation of the Official Rules; or (c) entering or attempting to enter the Sweepstakes multiple times through the use of multiple email addresses or the use of any robotic or automated devices to submit entries. If Sponsor determines, in its sole discretion, that technical difficulties or unforeseen events compromise the integrity or viability of the Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right to void the entries at issue, and/or terminate the relevant portion of the Sweepstakes, including the entire Sweepstakes, and/or modify the Sweepstakes and/or award the prize from all eligible entries received as of the termination date.
12. Limitations of Liability
The Released Parties are not responsible for: (a) any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by entrants, printing errors or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes; (b) technical failures of any kind, including, but not limited to malfunctions, interruptions, or disconnections in phone lines or network hardware or software; (c) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Sweepstakes; (d) technical or human error in the administration of the Sweepstakes or the processing of registrations; or (e) any injury or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt or use or misuse of any prize. If for any reason an entrant’s registration is confirmed to have been erroneously deleted, lost, or otherwise destroyed or corrupted, entrant’s sole remedy is another entry in the Sweepstakes. No more than the stated number of each prize will be awarded.
Entrant agrees that: (a) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; (b) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved exclusively by the United States District Court or the appropriate Florida State Court located in Leon County, Florida; (c) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes, but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (d) under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrant and Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Florida, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Florida or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Florida.
14. Entrant’s Personal Information
15. Sweepstakes Results
For Sweepstakes results, send an email with the subject line of “Winners List – Florida Family Fun Sweepstakes” to firstname.lastname@example.org. Requests for the Winners List must be received by September 1, 2018.
For questions, send an email to email@example.com.
This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or Pinterest. Any and all questions, comments or complaints regarding the Sweepstakes must be directed only to Administrator and not Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or Pinterest.