Enter the "Find Your Island Side in
South Padre Island" Sweepstakes
From breezy beach days to warm nights on the bay, find your island side in South Padre. Slip into your swimsuit for a South Padre vacation that you’ll never forget! Prize package includes airfare, accommodations and more!
NOTICE TO ONLINE ENTRANTS
In the event of a dispute over the identity of an online entrant, entry will be deemed submitted by the "Authorized Account Holder" of the e-mail address submitted at time of entry. Authorized Account Holder means the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. 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. The Sponsor is not responsible for: (i) lost, late, misdirected, damaged, illegible or postage due mail/entries; or (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 and the independent judging organization, 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 any person they believe has intentionally violated these Official Rules; and (ii) withdraw the online method of entry if it becomes technically corrupted, (including if a computer virus or system malfunction inalterably impairs its ability to conduct the Sweepstakes), and to select the winner from among all eligible mail-in and online entries received prior to withdrawal.
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 OFFICIAL SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES AND DILIGENTLY PURSUE ALL REMEDIES AGAINST ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS SWEEPSTAKES. A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
Eligibility: The Southern Living “Find Your Island Side in South Padre Island” Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open to legal residents of the 48 contiguous United States, and the District of Columbia, age 21 or older at the time of entry. Void in AK, HI, outside the U.S., in Puerto Rico and wherever else prohibited by law. Employees of TI Media Solutions Inc. (the “Sponsor”), Southern Living, a division of Time Inc. Lifestyle Group, Texas Office of the Governor, Economic Development and Tourism, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies (the “Sweepstakes Entities”), and the immediate family members of, and/or those living in the same household of each, are not eligible to enter. Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state, local laws and regulations.
Entry: There are two (2) ways to enter.
Method #2: Mail a postcard, including your name, telephone number, email, and complete address, to: The Southern Living “Find Your Island Side in South Padre Island” Sweepstakes, c/o The US Sweepstakes & Fulfillment Co, 625 Panorama Trail, Suite 2100, Rochester, NY 14625. Each postcard must be mailed separately and must be postmarked between Friday, March 22, 2013 and Monday, July 1, 2013 and received by Monday, July 8, 2013. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, damaged, illegible, garbled, inaccurate, invalid, mutilated, misdirected, undelivered, delayed or postage due mail/entries. No photocopied or mechanically reproduced, altered or incomplete entries will be accepted. All entries, regardless of entry method, become the Sponsor’s property and will not be returned or acknowledged.
Prize/Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”)/Odds: There is One (1) Grand Prize being awarded of a Certificate to the Isla Grand Beach Resort in South Padre Island, Texas and $2,500 towards economy-class airfare for two (2) to South Padre Island, Texas from winner’s nearest major airport, and round-trip transfer to/from the hotel. Certificate includes:
Three (3) nights, four (4) days hotel accommodations in a Cabana Hotel Room at Isla Grand Beach Resort. Hotel accommodations based on double-occupancy.
One (1) $200 credit toward food and beverages offered at Windjammer’s Beachfront Café, Coffee Hut, The Grille, Quarterdeck Nightclub, and/or Whiskey Shack.
Complimentary use of the swimming pools, tennis courts, and fitness center.
TOTAL ARV: $3,720.00
Certificate is valid until July 31, 2014. Blackout dates may apply; advanced reservations required. Gratuities are not included. All Certificate elements must be redeemed during one stay. Original certificate required for redemption; no copies or reproductions accepted. If Winner is unable to redeem the prize within the time period required, the prize will be forfeited. Certificate may not be transferred, substituted or redeemed for cash. Certificate cannot be used in conjunction with any other discounts or special offers. Certificate valid on new booking only and cannot be applied to existing bookings. Certificate is subject to booking agent’s complete terms and conditions. Additional restrictions may apply.
Odds of winning will depend upon the total number of eligible entries received, but is estimated at 1:10,000.
Random Drawing: The Winner will be selected in a random drawing from among all eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Entry Period, on or about Monday, July 15, 2013 at the offices of The US Sweepstakes & Fulfillment Company, an independent agent of the Sponsor whose decisions are final.
Grand Prize winner will be confirmed via email and/or phone, and will be required to sign and return, within ten (10) days of notification, an Affidavit of Eligibility, a Liability Waiver, and where allowable, a Publicity Release (collectively, "the Releases"). Travel companion of winner will also be required to sign a travel liability waiver. Noncompliance will result in disqualification and an alternate winner being selected. The prize package will be awarded within approximately 45 days after the winner is verified.
If a winner is otherwise eligible under these Official Rules, but is nevertheless deemed a minor in his or her state of primary residence, the prize will be awarded in the name of winner's parent or legal guardian who will be required to execute and return Affidavit/Release on minor’s behalf. If Affidavit/Release is returned as undeliverable or if the selected winner cannot accept or receive the prize for any reason, or he/she is not in compliance with these Official Rules, the prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner will be selected in a separate random drawing.
Prize Conditions: All travel related expenses for ground transportation to and from home, airfare, taxes, gratuities, incidentals, upgrades, insurance, service charges, airport surcharges, departure taxes, hotel, resort or property fees, food & beverage and personal expenses such as telephone/Internet charges, and gift shop purchases are the sole responsibility of prize winner. Winner and travel companion must travel on same itinerary. Prize must be used on dates specified or prize will be forfeited. Dates are subject to change.
All hotel reservations are based on availability and all holidays are excluded. Accommodations are subject to availability at time of reservation. Blackout dates, advance booking requirements and travel restrictions may apply. Availability is subject to factors such as weather, seasonality and space availability. Reservations are subject to availability. If weather affects the ability for winner and his/her guest to redeem any portion of prize during the scheduled date and time, then the Sponsor shall have no further obligation to the winner and/or guest other than to supply the remaining elements of the prize package minus the unused portion of prize. If for any reason whatsoever, winner and/or guests are unable to travel after all travel arrangements have been made and paid, the Sponsor shall have no further obligation to the winner. If Grand Prize is forfeited prior to Sponsor finalizing and paying for travel, and there is sufficient time to notify an alternate winner, the prize will be awarded to an alternate winner in a separate random drawing from among all non-winning eligible entries. Winner and guest are responsible for obtaining the proper travel documentation (e.g., valid photo ID) prior to travel. Winner’s guest must be legal U.S. resident, 21 years or older and must complete and return a Liability/Publicity/Travel Release prior to travel as noted above.
If a prize notification or prize is returned as undeliverable, or if winner is found to be ineligible or not in compliance with these rules that winner will be disqualified, and the prize will be awarded to an alternate winner in a separate random drawing.
Prize is not redeemable for cash. Prize is non-assignable or transferable. No substitution is permitted except if prize is unavailable, in which case a prize of equal or greater value will be awarded. No cash in lieu of prize and no exchange or substitution of prize, except at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. Any other incidental expenses on prize not specified herein are the winner’s sole responsibility. Blackout dates may apply; advanced reservations required. Gratuities are not included. All prize elements must be redeemed during one stay. If Winner is unable to redeem the prize within the time period required, the prize will be forfeited. Prize cannot be used in conjunction with any other discounts or special offers. Prize valid on new booking only and cannot be applied to existing bookings. Prize is subject to booking agent’s complete terms and conditions. Additional restrictions may apply.
Winner is responsible for all federal, state, local and income taxes associated with winning prize. Winner will be required to furnish his/her social security number for the sole purpose of preparation of any tax forms as required by law. Except where prohibited by law, entry and acceptance of prize constitute permission to use winner's name, prize won, hometown, likeness, video tape, photographs, and statements for purposes of advertising, promotion and publicity (including online posting) in any and all media now or hereafter known throughout the world in perpetuity, without additional compensation, notification or permission. Prize is guaranteed to be awarded.
Winner acknowledges that the Official Sponsor and all other businesses affiliated with this Sweepstakes and their agents do not make, nor are in any manner responsible for any warranty, representations, expressed or implied, in fact or in law, relative the quality, conditions, fitness or merchantability of any aspect of the prize being offered, except that each merchandise prize shall be subject to its manufacturer’s standard warranty (if any).
General: Participating entrants agree to these Official Rules and the decisions of The US Sweepstakes & Fulfillment Company, and the Sponsor, and release the Sweepstakes Entities, their parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, distributors, retailers, advertising and promotion agencies and all other businesses involved in this Sweepstakes, as well as the employees, officers, directors and agents of each, from any and all liability, claims, lawsuits, costs, expenses, fees, injuries, losses (including death), and damages which may be sustained either directly or indirectly from; 1) the awarding, acceptance, receipt, possession, use and/or misuse of prize awarded herein; or 2) participation in the Sweepstakes or traveling to or from any prize-related activity. Sponsor is not responsible if Sweepstakes cannot take place or if any prize cannot be awarded due to travel cancellations, delays or interruptions due to acts of God, acts of war, natural disasters, weather or acts of terrorism. Grand Prize Winner assumes all liability for any injury or damage caused or claimed to be caused, by participation in this Sweepstakes or use or redemption of prize. Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the Sweepstakes or in the announcement of the prize.
Privacy: By entering and providing the required entry information, Entrants acknowledge that Southern Living, Isla Grand Beach Resort may also send information; samples or special offers they believe may be of interest to Entrants, or other information or goods offered by its marketing partners. Personal information collected from online entrants is subject to Southern Living and Isla Grand Privacy Policies, which can be found at www.southernliving.com and http://islagrand.com/privacy-policy/.
Official Rules Request: To request a copy of the Official Rules, see www.southernliving.com/southpadreisland, or send a self-addressed, stamped envelope by July 15, 2013, to: Southern Living “Find Your Island Side in South Padre Island” Sweepstakes, Rules Request, PO Box 25466, Rochester, NY 14625.
Winner Confirmation: For a written confirmation of the Winner (available after July 15, 2013), send a stamped, self-addressed envelope (no later than August 12, 2013) to: Southern Living “Find Your Island Side in South Padre Island” Sweepstakes, Winner Confirmation Request, PO Box 25466, Rochester, NY 14625.
Sponsor: TI Media Solutions Inc., 1271 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10020.
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There is One (1) Grand Prize being awarded of a Certificate to the Isla Grand Beach Resort in South Padre Island, Texas and $2,500 cash travel allowance to be used for airfare, ground transportation, and any other incidentals. Certificate includes:
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You Have Not Yet Won. All entries have the same chance of winning. No one will know who the Winner is until after the Sweepstakes ends.
Entry Is Free. You don't have to buy anything to enter.
Enter as Often as You Like. Simply mail a card including your name, complete address, telephone number and email address to: The Southern Living “Find Your Island Side in South Padre Island” Sweepstakes, c/o The US Sweepstakes & Fulfillment Co., 625 Panorama Trail, Suite 2100, Rochester, NY 14625. Mailed entries must be postmarked between Friday, March 22, 2013 and Monday, July 1, 2013, and received by Monday, July 8, 2013. Each card must be mailed separately. It is not necessary to await receipt of an entry form.
Buying Won't Help You Win. Chances of winning without making a purchase are the same as the chances of someone who buys something.
Entry Deadline/Sweepstakes Closing Date. To be eligible to win the prize offered in this Sweepstakes, your entry must be received by the applicable entry dates stated in this communication. If there is no Entry Deadline stated, your entry must be received by the Final Sweepstakes Closing Date of 07/01/13.
Void in AK, HI, Puerto Rico, outside the U.S., and where prohibited by law.