Alabama Tourism Department "Alabama Road Trip Giveaway"

Official Rules

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN PRIZE. A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR OTHERWISE RESTRICTED BY LAW.

1: ELIGIBILITY: The Alabama Tourism Department "Alabama Road Trip Giveaway” ("Giveaway”) is open only to persons who, as of date of entry, are legal residents of one of the forty-eight (48) Contiguous United States or the District of Columbia, and at least 18 years of age or older (19 years of age or older in Alabama and Nebraska) at the time of entry. Employees, retirees, and agents of Alabama Tourism Department and the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail and participating Resort Collection hotels (including their families and persons living in their households), and each of their parents and affiliates, agencies, distributors, wholesalers and retailers, and members of such employees’ immediate families and individuals living in the same household with such employees, are not eligible to enter or win. For purposes of this Promotion, "immediate family members” means parents, spouses, children, siblings, in-laws or grandparents.

2: HOW AND WHEN TO ENTER: Sweepstakes begins at 12:00:01 a.m. ET on April 22, 2013, and ends at 11:59:59 p.m. ET on August 18, 2013 ("Promotion Period”). "Entry” shall mean and refer to each Online Entry. During the Promotion Period, there will be eight (8) separate Grand Prize entry periods (each a “Grand Prize Entry Period”). The eight (8) separate Grand Prize Entry Periods are as set forth in section 5. During the Promotion Period, there are two (2) ways to enter the Sweepstakes: Facebook Method of Entry: You can enter the Sweepstakes through the Alabama Tourism Department application on the Facebook Platform. To enter the Sweepstakes during the Promotion Period, 1) visit facebook.com (the "Facebook Site”) and either a) log into your Facebook account or b) create a free Facebook account if you do not already have one (please note that you must agree to the Facebook Site’s terms and conditions), 2) visit the Alabama Tourism Department page at www.facebook.com/AlabamaTravel and 3) click on the Sweepstakes tab. You must “Like” the page to then be able to enter the Sweepstakes through the application located in the Sweepstakes Tab. As a part of the Entry, each entrant must complete the entry form with all required information (which will include your full name, full address, city, state, telephone number and age on the entry submission page) and agree to the Official Rules, OR; Website Method of Entry: You can enter the Sweepstakes at the Sweepstakes website during the Promotion Period by visiting www.roadtripgiveaway.com (“Website”) and finding and completing the entry form with all required information (which will include your full name, full address, city, state, telephone number and age) and agree to the Official Rules and submit the completed entry form. Limit: One (1) entry per person per day regardless of method of entry. Prize Limit: One (1) prize per person or household during the entire Promotion Period. NON-WINNING ENTRIES FROM EACH GRAND PRIZE ENTRY PERIOD WILL NOT BE CARRIED OVER TO SUBSEQUENT GRAND PRIZE DRAWINGS.

This Sweepstakes is not sponsored, endorsed, administered by or associated with Facebook. By entering, you are providing your information to Sponsor and not to Facebook.

3. ENTRANT/PRIVACY: The information collected in connection with this Sweepstakes will be treated as specifically set forth in the privacy policy located at http://www.alabama.travel/privacy-policy.

4. GENERAL RULES: Mass Entries or Entries generated by a script, macro or use of automated methods will be disqualified. If for any reason the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures or other causes that corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process, and to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes. If canceled, Sponsor reserves the right at its discretion to determine the Winner using all non-suspect eligible Entries received up to the time of cancellation. Sponsor is not responsible for failed, partial or garbled computer transmissions or text messages, or for technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to electronic malfunction or damage of any network, hardware or software. No responsibility is assumed for: any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, Entries; any problems or technical malfunctions of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers, providers, computer equipment or software; failure of any email or electronic Entry to be received on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website, or any combination thereof, including but not limited to any injury or damage to entrant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participation in or downloading any materials from this Sweepstakes. In the event of a dispute over an electronic Entry, prize will be awarded to the owner of the email address, not the name on the Entry form. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS PROMOTION IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS, AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES AND OTHER REMEDIES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS’ FEES) FROM ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW.

All entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be returned.

5. Grand Prize Entry Periods: The eight (8) separate Grand Prize Entry Periods are as follows: First Grand Prize Entry Period: Begins on 12:00:01 a.m. on April 22, 2013, and ends on 11:59:59 p.m. May 12, 2013. Second Grand Prize Entry Period: Begins on 12:00:01 a.m. on May 13, 2013, and ends on 11:59:59 p.m. May 26, 2013. Third Grand Prize Entry Period: Begins on 12:00:01 a.m. on May 27 2013, and ends on 11:59:59 p.m. June 9, 2013. Fourth Grand Prize Entry Period: Begins on 12:00:01 a.m. on June 10, 2013, and ends on 11:59:59 p.m. June 23, 2013. Fifth Grand Prize Entry Period: Begins on 12:00:01 a.m. on June 24, 2013, and ends on 11:59:59 p.m. July 7, 2013. Sixth Grand Prize Entry Period: Begins on 12:00:01 a.m. on July 8, 2013, and ends on 11:59:59 p.m. July 21, 2013. Seventh Grand Prize Entry Period: Begins on 12:00:01 a.m. on July 22, 2013, and ends on 11:59:59 p.m. August 4, 2013. Eighth Grand Prize Entry Period: Begins on 12:00:01 a.m. on August 5, 2013, and ends on 11:59:59 p.m. August 18, 2013.

All Entries must be received by 11:59:59 p.m. ET on August 18 2013 to be entered into the final Grand Prize Entry Period.

6. PRIZE AND CONDITIONS FOR AWARDING PRIZE: Winners must meet all eligibility requirements. In the event any Winner is deemed ineligible, or is not available to claim prize prior to expiration dates, then an alternate winner will be selected at random from eligible Entries received, time permitting. Eight (8) Grand Prizes (one (1) Grand Prize per Grand Prize Entry Period) as follows:

First Grand Prize Entry Period Prize: “The Ultimate Relaxation Vacation” at Renaissance Birmingham Ross Bridge Golf Resort & Spa in Birmingham, Alabama, prize includes:
Tower Suite for four people for two nights ($1,992.72 value)
Dinner at Brocks (up to $150)
Breakfast at Brocks (up to $80)
Spa at Ross Bridge (up to $400 in services)
Lunch by pool or spa (up to $100)
Dinner at Gian Marco’s restaurant (off property; up to $175)
Breakfast in Bed (up to $100)
$200 to spend on specialty pottery at Earthborn Studios, Inc. (must be spent at Earthborn Studios)
$1,000 VISA Gift Card to cover transportation expenses to and from Birmingham, Alabama
Total Value = $4197.72

Second Grand Prize Entry Period Prize:
“Center Stage for Southern History” at Renaissance Montgomery Hotel & Spa at the Convention Center in Montgomery, Alabama, prize includes:
-Executive Suite for four people with a connecting guest room & valet parking for two nights ($904 value)
-The House Restaurant breakfast buffet, for two days (up to $128)
-Spa merchandise & spa treatments (up to $1,000)
-Montgomery Performing Arts Centre tickets ($300 value)
-Lunch and dinner at The House Restaurant or The Exchange Lounge (up to $300)
-Four tickets to each of the following local attractions: Complimentary Segway Historical City Tours ($280 value); Hank Williams Museum ($40 value); Rosa Parks Museum & Children’s wing ($56 value); Freedom Rides Museum ($20 value); Montgomery Zoo & Mann Museum ($64 value); Old Alabama Town ($40 value); Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts; Civil War Museum; and Civil Rights Museum
-$1,000 VISA Gift Card to cover transportation expenses to and from Montgomery, Alabama
Total Value = $4,132.00

Third Grand Prize Entry Period Prize:
“Perfect Girlfriends Getaway” at Grand Hotel Marriott Resort, Golf Club & Spa, Point Clear, Alabama, prize includes:
-Junior Suite for four people with a connecting guest room for two nights ($1,700 value)
-Golf package for 4 people consisting of: one round of golf, rental of two golf carts and a $50 credit for the beverage cart or Lakewood Clubhouse, and a $50 credit at the Golf Shop at Lakewood ($679 value)
-Spa merchandise & spa treatments (up to $800)
-Breakfast Buffet for two days ($225 value)
-$100 to spend in Resort Shop
-$1,000 VISA Gift Card to cover transportation expenses to and from Point Clear, Alabama
Total Value = $4,504.00

Fourth Grand Prize Entry Period Prize:
“Where History & the Hits Were Made” at Marriott Shoals Hotel & Spa, Florence, Alabama
-Governors Suite for four for two nights ($1,800 value)
-Spa Treatments (up to $450)
-Dinner at Swampers Bar and Grille (up to $100)
-Breakfast at Swampers Bar and Grille (up to $65)
-Four rounds of Golf at RTJ ($336 value)
-Dinner at 360 Grille (up to $250)
-Breakfast in Bed (up to $80)
-Tour of Rosenbaum House for four, a Frank Lloyd Wright Home ($32 value)
- Tour Ivy Green for four, Helen Keller’s birthplace ($16 value)
-$1,000 VISA Gift Card to cover transportation expenses to and from Florence, Alabama
Total Value = $4,129.00

Fifth Grand Prize Entry Period Prize:
“Golfer’s Dream Getaway” at Montgomery Marriott Prattville Hotel & Conference Center at Prattville, Alabama; prize includes:
-Governors Suite with a connecting guest room for four people for two nights ($716 value)
-Oak Tavern Restaurant breakfast buffet for two days (up to $96)
-Golf package for four including: One round of golf, rental of two golf carts, $50.00 spending money for the beverage cart or Club House, and $150.00 spending money to The Golf Shop ($500 value)
-Four private one hour lessons from the Golf Pro ($400 value)
-Lunch and dinner at the Oak Tavern Restaurant or Lounge (up to $300)
-$400 Gift Certificate to Bass Pro Shops
-Tickets for four to the following local attractions: Complimentary Segway Historical City Tours ($280 value); Hank Williams Museum ($40 value); Rosa Parks Museum & Children’s wing ($56 value); Freedom Rides Museum ($20 value); Montgomery Zoo & Mann Museum ($64 value); Old Alabama Town ($40 value); Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts; Civil War Museum; Civil Rights Museum; and Jasmine Hill Gardens ($28 value)
-$1,000 VISA Gift Card to cover transportation expenses to and from Prattville, Alabama
Total Value = $3,940.00

Sixth Grand Prize Entry Period Prize:
“Explore the Coast” at Renaissance Mobile Riverview Plaza Hotel in Mobile, Alabama, prize includes:
-Executive Suite for four people with a connecting guest room & valet parking for two nights ($2,318 value)
-A round of Golf for four people at Magnolia Grove ($400 value)
-City Passes for four for the following local attractions: 5 Rivers Delta Center; Five Rivers Delta Safari – scheduled tour ($80 value); Bellingrath Gardens and Home ($80 value); Alabama Cruises at Bellingrath ($80 value); Bragg-Mitchell Mansion ($20 value); Conde-Charlotte Museum House ($20 value); Estuarium at Dauphin Island Sea Lab ($40 value); Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center and IMAX ($64 value); Hank Aaron Childhood Home and Museum ($20 value); History Museum of Mobile and Phoenix Fire Museum ($28 value); Mobile Botanical Gardens ($20 value); Mobile Carnival Museum ($20 value); Mobile Museum of Art ($40 value); Oakleigh Historic Complex ($40 value); Richards-DAR House Museum ($20 value); and USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park ($60 value)
-Meals in the Harbor Room or Fathoms Lounge (up to $250 value)
-$1,000 VISA Gift Card to cover transportation expenses to and from Mobile, Alabama
Total Value = $4,600.00

Seventh Grand Prize Entry Period Prize:
“Athletics & Adventure Getaway” at Auburn Marriott Opelika Hotel & Conference Center at Opelika, Alabama; prize includes:
-Executive Suite for four people with a connecting guest room, two nights ($676 value)
-Breakfast Buffet for 2 days in the House Restaurant (up to $96)
-Golf package for four people including: One round of golf; Rental of two golf carts; $50.00 spending money for Beverage Cart or Clubhouse; $150.00 spending money for The Golf Shop ($500 value)
- Meals in the Lakeview Restaurant, Splash or Fairways Lounge (up to $300)
-$300 Gift Certificate for Tiger Town Shopping Center or historic shops of Auburn
-Tickets for four to an Auburn Athletics event ($400 value, includes concessions)
-Four private one-hour lessons from the tennis pro ($400 value)
-Four private one-hour lessons from the golf pro ($400 value)
-$1,000 VISA Gift Card to cover transportation expenses to and from Opelika, Alabama
Total Value = $4,072.00

Eighth Grand Prize Entry Period Prize:
“Ultimate Mardi Gras in Mobile” at The Battle House Renaissance Mobile Hotel & Spa in Mobile, AL; prize includes:
-Executive Suite for four people with a connecting guest room & valet parking for two nights ($2,468 value)
-Spa merchandise and spa treatments (up to $400)
-City Passes for four for the following local attractions: 5 Rivers Delta Center; Five Rivers Delta Safari – scheduled tour ($80 value); Bellingrath Gardens and Home ($80 value); Alabama Cruises at Bellingrath ($80 value); Bragg-Mitchell Mansion ($20 value); Conde-Charlotte Museum House ($20 value); Estuarium at Dauphin Island Sea Lab ($40 value); Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center and IMAX ($64 value); Hank Aaron Childhood Home and Museum ($20 value); History Museum of Mobile and Phoenix Fire Museum ($28 value); Mobile Botanical Gardens ($20 value); Mobile Carnival Museum ($20 value); Mobile Museum of Art ($40 value); Oakleigh Historic Complex ($40 value); Richards-DAR House Museum ($20 value); and USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park ($60 value)
-Meals at Joe Cain Cafe (up to $100)
-$1,000 VISA Gift Card to cover transportation expenses to and from Mobile, AL
Total Value = $4,600.00

All expenses not expressly stated in the Prize descriptions above are the sole responsibility of the Prize winner. All travel must be completed within one (1) year of winning the prize, or prize will be forfeited in its entirety and not be awarded. Travel restrictions, conditions and limitations may apply. Sponsor will not replace any lost or stolen Prizes, or any contents therein. Gift Cards are subject to the terms, conditions and restrictions as printed on card. Prize Winners are responsible for all applicable taxes incurred by winning and accepting the Prize. Sponsor will provide the Prize winners with an IRS Form 1099 for the value of the Prize. Winners are solely responsible for any applicable fees and all insurance, federal, state and local taxes, if any, and incidentals and any other unspecified expenses associated with acceptance or use of the Prize. Prizes are provided "as is" and without any warranty of any kind, including, but not limited to, any warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. All Prizes are non-transferable and non-assignable. Any difference between the stated ARV of any of the Grand Prizes and actual ARV will not be awarded. No cash redemption or prize substitution allowed by Prize winner. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value if the Prize, or any portion thereof, is unavailable and/or undeliverable for any reason in the sole and complete discretion of Sponsor. Prizes are not valid toward alcohol purchases.

7. PRIZE DRAWING(S): Separate random drawings will be conducted from among all eligible entries received for each Grand Prize Period, on or about the business day following the end date of each Grand Prize Entry Period. NON-WINNING ENTRIES FROM EACH GRAND PRIZE ENTRY PERIOD WILL NOT BE CARRIED OVER TO SUBSEQUENT GRAND PRIZE PERIOD DRAWINGS. The Winners will be notified by phone, mail or email no later than five (5) days after each drawing; and may receive an Affidavit of eligibility/compliance with Rules, publicity/liability release and indemnification via mail within five (5) days of phone or email notification. Winner must meet all eligibility requirements and may be required to sign an Affidavit of Eligibility, Liability and Publicity Release, each of which must be completed, signed and returned within seven (7) days from date of issuance, or the Prize will be forfeited and awarded to an alternate winner. If any Prize notification or attempted notification is returned as undeliverable, the Prize will be forfeited and will be awarded to an alternate winner, time permitting. By accepting any Prize, Winner acknowledges compliance with these Official Rules. Grand Prize winner’s guests (or guests’s parent/legal guardian if any guest is a minor in the state of his/her residence) must also sign and return a liability release prior to issuing the prize.

8. ODDS: Odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible entries received during the each Grand Prize Period.

9. OFFICIAL RULES: Official Rules may be obtained by logging on to the Alabama Tourism Facebook page or directly logging on to http://www.roadtripgiveaway.com.

10. OTHER CONDITIONS: All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend this Sweepstakes or any portion hereof, or to disqualify any individual implicated in any of the following actions, if for any reason: (a) infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, actions by entrants, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes, in Sponsor’s sole opinion, corrupts or affects the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes; (b) the Sweepstakes or any website associated therewith (or any portion thereof) becomes corrupted or does not allow the proper processing of entries per these rules; or (c) the Sweepstakes is otherwise not capable of running as planned. By entering, entrants agree to release and hold harmless Sponsor, and each of their parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, divisions, advertising and promotional agencies, wholesalers and retailers, contractors, subcontractors, and each of the foregoing entities’ employees, officers, directors, shareholders and agents (collectively the "Released Parties"), from and against any and all claims, actions and/or liability for any injuries or death, loss or damage of any kind arising from or in connection with participation in and/or entry into the Sweepstakes or acceptance, delivery or use of any prize, including without limitation, the Grand Prize. The Released Parties are not responsible or liable for any incorrect or inaccurate entry information, and assume no responsibility for (i) any error, omission, interruption, defect or delay in operation or transmission at any website, (ii) failure of any entry to be received by Sponsor due to technical problems, human error or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website, (iii) communications line, hardware and/or software failures, (iv) damage to any computer (software or hardware) resulting from participation in the Sweepstakes, (v) theft or destruction of, tampering with, unauthorized access to, or alteration of Entries and/or entry information, or (vi) Entries which are late, lost, stolen, damaged, illegible and/or unintelligible (or any combination thereof). By entering, entrants agree to comply with these Official Rules. Any entrant who attempts to tamper with this Sweepstakes in any way shall be disqualified. Additional restrictions may apply.

11. PUBLICITY RELEASE: By entering this Sweepstakes, entrants agree that Sponsor may use entrant’s name and photograph on Sponsor’s website without compensation, credit or right of review or approval, where legal. Acceptance of the any Prize constitutes Winner’s consent to use, publish, and reproduce for all purposes, including publicity, promotion and advertising, in any media (including online and offline), Prize Winner’s name, city, photograph, likeness, voice and image, in perpetuity without further compensation, credit or right of review or approval, where legal.

12. ARBITRATION/CHOICE OF LAW: Except where prohibited by law, participants agree that any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes shall be resolved exclusively by arbitration pursuant to the Rules of the American Arbitration Association then effective, and any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred by entrant with regard to this Sweepstakes, excluding in all events attorneys’ or other related fees and punitive, incidental, consequential or other damages. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of entrants and Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Alabama, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions (whether of the State of Alabama or any other jurisdiction) that would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Alabama. The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Official Rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision so long as the general intent of these Official Rules remains in effect. In the event that any such provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable, these Official Rules shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or unenforceable provision was not contained therein.

13. WINNER LIST: The name of the Grand Prize winners will be posted at http://www.roadtripgiveaway.com on or about September 5, 2013.

14. SPONSOR: Alabama Tourism Department, 401 Adams Ave, Suite 126, P.O. Box 4927, Montgomery, AL 36103-4927