LACBC's Tour de Fat San Diego Sweepstakes Rules

LACBC's Tour de Fat San Diego Sweepstakes Rules

Eligibility: NO PURCHASE OR CONTRIBUTION NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. MAKING A PURCHASE OR CONTRIBUTION WILL NOT IMPROVE AN INDIVIDUAL'S CHANCE OF WINNING. The LACBC Tour de Fat San Diego Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open to all legal U.S. residents (except residents of FL, NY and RI,) who are at least eighteen (18) years of age, except employees, directors and officers (or any persons who have been employees, directors or officers in the past twelve months) of the Los Angeles County Bicycle Coalition (LACBC or the “Sponsor”) or prize suppliers and their affiliates, partners, subsidiaries, franchises, distributors, retailers, advertising and promotion agencies, and the immediate families or household members of each. The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited or restricted by law or regulations.

How to enter: The Sweepstakes begins at 12:00 a.m. PST on August 15, 2013 and ends at 11:59 p.m. PST on September 12, 2013 (“Sweepstakes Period”). Any eligible individual who becomes an LACBC member or renews an existing LACBC membership during the Sweepstakes Period will automatically be entered into the Sweepstakes 5 times. To enter without contribution, hand print your full name, complete address with zip code, date of birth, and day/evening phone numbers with area code on a standard size postcard and mail with the proper postage affixed: c/o LACBC's Tour de Fat San Diego Sweepstakes, LACBC, 634 S. Spring Street, Suite 821, Los Angeles, CA 90014. All mail-in entries must be received by September 12, 2013. All entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned.

Prize(s): One (1) winner will win a trip for two to Tour de Fat San Diego on the weekend of September 28, 2013. This prize includes:

  • Two (2) roundtrip reserved coach tickets (and reservation for 2 bikes) on the Pacific Surfliner train from an Amtrak station in L.A. County to San Diego. For L.A. County to San Diego portion, must use on September 28, 2013 or within 4 days prior. For San Diego to L.A. County return trip, must use on September 28, 2013 or within 4 days after (ARV: $184). Amtrak tickets and bicycle reservations are subject to availability at the time of reservation. Train travel is subject to availability and the terms and conditions of the contract of carriage, including Amtrak’s rules, policies and limitations of liabilities. Fares routes, schedules and services are subject to change without notice. Other restrictions may apply. Amtrak California is a service of Caltrans and Amtrak. Amtrak and Pacific Surfliner are service marks of the National Railroad Passenger Corporation. Ticket holders must abide by Amtrak rules and regulations.
  • Two (2) nights for 2 people at the Omni San Diego Hotel. Choose 2 dates of the following options: September 27, September 28, or September 29, 2013 (ARV: $600).
  • Four (4) beer tokens for Tour de Fat San Diego for you and your guest (ARV: none).

Winner must claim the prize in person in Los Angeles, CA no later than 10 days after official notification. Winner will be responsible for all expenses not specifically included herein, and all applicable federal, state and local taxes. No substitution by winner or cash equivalent is allowed. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute prize for one of equal or greater value. 

Selection of winner: Winner will be determined in a random drawing on or about September 13, 2013 (from among all eligible entries) conducted by representatives of Sponsor, whose decisions are final and binding in all matters relating to this Sweepstakes. Winner will be notified by telephone, mail or e-mail on or about September 13, 2013, and will be given instructions on how to claim prize. Winner will be required to sign and return an affidavit of eligibility and liability release (and, where permitted, a publicity release) within ten (10) days of notification or prize will be forfeited and awarded to an alternate winner. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received. Limit of one (1) prize per individual/household per year from Sponsor.

Release of Liability: By participating, you release Sponsor and their subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, employees, directors, agents, advertising agencies, and all other associated with the development and execution of this Sweepstakes, from any and against any and all injury, loss or damage caused or claimed to be caused by your participation in the Sweepstakes and/or the acceptance, awarding, receipt, use and/or misuse of the prize, and you agree that these entities are in no matter responsible for any warranty, representation, or guarantee, expressed or implied, in fact or in law, relating to the promotion and/or the awarding of any prize.  Notwithstanding the foregoing, in the event that the preceding release is determined by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid or void for any reason, entrant agrees that, by entering the sweepstakes, (i) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or in connection with the sweepstakes, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved individually without resort to any form of class action; (ii) any claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering the sweepstakes, but in no event attorney’s fees; and (iii) under no circumstances will any entrant be permitted to obtain any award for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental or consequential damages and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased and any other damages, other than damages for actual out-of-pocket expenses.    

Additional Rules: Entry materials/data that have been tampered with or altered, or mass entries or entries generated by a script, macro or use of automated devices are void. Sponsor is not responsible for: (i) lost, late, misdirected, damaged, garbled, postage due or illegible entries; (ii) error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operations or transmission, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or alterations of entry materials, or for technical, network, telephone equipment, electronic, computer, hardware or software malfunctions of any kind, or inaccurate transmission of or failure to receive entry information by Sponsor on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any web site or any combination thereof; or (iii) any injury or damage to entrant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participating in the Sweepstakes. By participating in the Sweepstakes, you (i) agree to be bound by these official rules, including all eligibility requirements, and (ii) agree to be bound by the decisions of Sponsor, which are final and binding in all matters relating to the Sweepstakes. Failure to comply with these official rules may result in disqualification from the Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right to: (i) permanently disqualify from any sweepstakes it sponsors any person it believes has intentionally violated these official rules; and (ii) suspend, modify or terminate the Sweepstakes if Sponsor believes, in its sole discretion, that malfunction, error, disruption or damage is impairing or will impair the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper play of the Sweepstakes. If Sweepstakes is terminated before the end date, Sponsor will determine the winner from all eligible entries received as of the termination date. These Rules and this Sweepstakes are governed by and controlled by the laws of the State of California, applicable to contracts made and performed therein without reference to the applicable choice of law provisions. All actions, proceedings or litigation relating hereto will be instituted and prosecuted solely within the State of California, Los Angeles County. The parties consent to the jurisdiction of the state courts of California and the federal courts located with such state and county with respect to any action, dispute or other matter pertaining to or arising out of this Sweepstakes. Entry constitutes consent to post the winner's name and photo of the winner and guest at Tour de Fat San Diego on the LACBC website and other online arenas and to use the prize winner's name, voice, picture and/or likeness without compensation for promotion or advertising purposes.

Privacy: By entering the Sweepstakes, you agree to receive informational and promotional communications periodically from LACBC. If you want to opt-out of receiving communications from LACBC, make your request to carol@la-bike.org or 213-629-2142.

LEGAL WARNING: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN INDIVIDUAL, WHETHER OR NOT AN ENTRANT, TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE, DESTROY, TAMPER OR VANDALIZE THIS WEB SITE OR INTERFERE WITH THE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES, IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES AND DILIGENTLY PURSUE ALL REMEDIES AGAINST ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.