Sep 22

All About Otters Sweepstakes Official Rules

by Staff

SeaWorld All About Otters Sweepstakes

Official Rules

(9/22/14)

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A purchase will not increase your chance of winning.

Eligibility. The SeaWorld All About Otters Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open to legal permanent residents and citizens of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia who are at least 18 years of age at the time of entry and who are already physically located within the SeaWorld San Diego theme park (the “Park”) at the start of the Sweepstakes Period. The Sweepstakes is void where prohibited by law. Employees of Sponsor, Facebook, Instagram, prize provider(s),and each of their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, wholesale distributors, and individual retail licensees are ineligible, as well as the immediate family and household members of each are ineligible.

Timing. Sweepstakes begins at 2:00 pmPacific Time (“PT”) on September 22, 2014 and ends at 3:30 pm PT on September 22, 2014 (the “Sweepstakes Period”). Sponsor's servers and clock shall serve as the official clock for the Sweepstakes and participants’ proof of participation does not constitute proof of receipt by Sponsor.

Sponsor: Sea World LLC, 500 SeaWorld Drive, San Diego, CA 92109.

Entry Method. During the Sweepstakes Period, go to www.facebook.com/SeaWorldSanDiego (the “Website”) and look for a post made by SeaWorld indicating the time and location within the Park that participants should proceed to in order to enter. The first twenty-five (25) eligible entrants to visit the Sponsor representative at the location designated in the Website post at the designated time and correctly answer an otter-related trivia question will be the potential winners.

Limit one entry per person and limit one prize per person during the Sweepstakes Period.

Any attempt by any participant to obtain more than the stated number of entries or prizes by any methods will void that participant’s entries and that participant may be disqualified.

No other methods of entry are acceptable. All entries must be received by 3:30 pm PT on September 22, 2014. Sponsor, Facebook, Instagram, prize providers and each of their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, licensors, licensees, contractors, distributors, suppliers, sales representatives, retailers, advertising or promotion agencies, and each of their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents (collectively, the "Releasees") are not responsible for lost, late, damaged, incomplete, postage­-due, misdirected, unintelligible, returned, or undelivered entries or mail, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or alterations of entry materials, or for lost, interrupted or unavailable satellite, network, server, Internet Service Provider (ISP), Website, or other connections availability, accessibility or traffic congestion, miscommunications, failed computer, network, telephone, satellite or cable hard ware or software or lines, or technical failure, or jumbled, scrambled, delayed or misdirected transmissions, computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties, or other errors of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic or network.

Prize/ Value/Odds.

Twenty-five (25) prizes will be awarded, each consisting of:

· One (1) Sea of Surprises Glass (Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”): $10.00)

Total ARV of prize is $250.00.

Odds of winning will depend on the total number of eligible entries received.

Prize Conditions. Winners may not substitute or transfer prize offered or any portion thereof, however, Sponsor reserves the right to substitute the prize with a prize of equal or greater value. All prizes will be awarded if possible. Sponsor reserves the right to require winner to claim prize in person at SeaWorld San Diego.

No more than the stated number of prizes will be awarded. In the event that production, technical, seeding, programming, or any other reasons cause more than the stated number of prizes as set forth in these Official Rules to be available and/or claimed, Sponsor reserves the right to award only the stated number of prizes by a random drawing among all legitimate, un-awarded, eligible prize claims.

All expenses relating to acceptance and use of prizes that are not explicitly listed herein as being awarded, including but not limited to travel expenses, meals, parking and payment of taxes, are the sole responsibility of the winner. All prizes will be awarded "as is" with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied offered by Sponsor.

WINNERS ACKNOWLEDGE THAT PRIZES ARE AWARDED AS-IS. RELEASEES MAKE NO WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, LEGAL COMPLIANCE WITH RESPECT TO APPLICABLE LAWS OR NONINFRINGEMENT AS REGARDS TO ANY PRIZE OR ANY COMPONENTS THEREOF. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED, AS SOME JURISDICTIONS MAY NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS OF EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES.

Releasees are not responsible for damage to a prize or loss of a prize after the prize has been claimed. Releasees assume no responsibility for canceled, delayed, suspended or rescheduled events (including park schedules) beyond their control. Entrants, winners and their guests will be required to comply with all park policies and restrictions (including, without limitation, ride, tour and interaction program height, age and accessibility guidelines).

Winner Selection.

The first twenty-five (25) eligible entrants to visit the Sponsor representative at the location designated in the Website post for the Sweepstakes and correctly answer an otter-related trivia question will be the potential winners.

The decisions of Sponsor will be final as to all matters relating to the Sweepstakes, including, but not limited to, whether entries are received timely, whether entrants are eligible, whether trivia question responses are correct and/or whether an entrant should be disqualified.

ALL POTENTIAL WINNING ENTRIES ARE SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION BY SPONSOR, WHOSE DECISIONS ARE FINAL AND BINDING. AN ENTRANT IS NOT A WINNER OF ANY PRIZE, UNLESS AND UNTIL ENTRANT’S ELIGIBILITY AND THE POTENTIAL WINNING ENTRY HAS BEEN VERIFIED, ALL NECESSARY DOCUMENTS HAVE BEEN RETURNED AND ENTRANT HAS BEEN NOTIFIED THAT VERIFICATION IS COMPLETE. ANY ENTRY THAT OCCURS AFTER THE SYSTEM HAS FAILED FOR ANY REASON IS DEEMED A DEFECTIVE ENTRY, IS VOID, AND WILL NOT BE HONORED.

Potential winners will be notified by the Sponsor representative at the time of their arrival at the location designated in the Website post. Potential winners must claim prize at the time of notification. Potential winners may be required to complete, sign, and return an Affidavit of Eligibility, Liability Release and (except where prohibited by law) Publicity Release, (collectively the “Release Documents”) prior to receiving a prize. In the event of noncompliance, potential winner will be disqualified and prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner selected as set forth below. If a potential winner does not complete, sign and return the Release Documents upon request, or is for any other reason deemed to be disqualified or ineligible, then that potential winner will forfeit the prize and another potential winner will be selected by Sponsor in any manner it deems fair and equitable from among all eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period.

By entering the Sweepstakes or the acceptance or use of any prize, entrants hereby waive and release, and agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless, the Releasees, from and against any losses, damages, rights, claim, or cause of action of any kind arising, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, out of participation in the Sweepstakes or resulting directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of any prize awarded in connection with the Sweepstakes, including without limitation personal injury, death, and/or property damage, as well as claims based on publicity rights, defamation, and/or invasion of privacy. By participating in this Sweepstakes, participants agree to be bound by these Official Rules.

General Terms & Conditions. Persons who tamper with or abuse any aspect of the Sweepstakes or Website, or act in violation of the Official Rules, or act in any manner to threaten or abuse or harass any person, or violate the Website's terms of service, as solely determined by the Sponsor, will be disqualified. Releasees are not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information whether caused by Website users, tampering, hacking, or by any of the programming or equipment associated with or used in this Sweepstakes, and assumes no responsibility for any errors, omission, deletion, interruption or delay in operation or transmission or communication line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized Website access. Any use of robotic, macro, automatic, programmed or like entry methods will void all such entries, and may subject that entrant to disqualification. Releasees are not responsible for injury or damage to participants' or any other person's computer or property related to or resulting from participating in this Sweepstakes. Should any portion of the Sweepstakes be, in Sponsor's sole opinion, compromised by virus, worms, bugs, non-authorized human intervention or other causes which, in sole opinion of the Sponsor, corrupt or impair administration, security, fairness or proper play of this Sweepstakes, or submission of entries, the Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to suspend, modify, or terminate the Sweepstakes and the right to select the winners in any manner deemed fair and equitable by the Sponsor.

Acceptance of prize offered constitutes permission from winners for taking and use of video and photographs of the winners and their guests and the use by the Sponsor of such video and photographs as well as the winner's name, voice, biographical information and/or likeness for purposes of advertising and promotion without further compensation in all media now known or hereafter discovered worldwide and on the World Wide Web without notice or review or approval, where permitted by law.

This Sweepstakes is subject to all federal, state and local laws and regulations. Taxes, if any, are solely the responsibility of the winners. By entering this Sweepstakes, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules, including all entry requirements.

All information submitted by entrants via the Website is subject to Sponsor's Privacy Policy accessible at: http://seaworldparks.com/en/seaworld-sandiego/Privacy-Policy

Rules Request. To obtain a hard copy of these Official Rules, send an email to SWCSocial@seaworld.com by October 31, 2014.

Winner List. For the names of the winners and their states of residence, send an email to SWCSocial@seaworld.com by October 31, 2014.

This Sweepstakes is void where prohibited or restricted.

This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook or Instagram.

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