1. SWEEPSTAKES DESCRIPTION: The Summer Sweepstakes (the "Sweepstakes") begins on April 29, 2011 and ends on June 30, 2011 (the "Entry Period"). Sweepstakes is open to all eligible entrants who follow the entry procedures set forth below.
2. SPONSOR: The Sweepstakes is sponsored by the WVPT, 298 Port Republic Road, Harrisonburg, VA 22801 ("WVPT").
3. ELIGIBILITY: NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN: The Sweepstakes is only open to legal residents of the forty-eight contiguous United States and the District of Columbia, who, at the time of entry, are at least eighteen (18) years of age and who possess a valid United States Passport with an expiration date after December 31, 2011 (each, an "Entrant"). Sweepstakes is void in Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, U.S. Territories and jurisdictions (including overseas military installations) and is void where prohibited by law. Employees, officers, directors, trustees and agents, and members of their households, whether or not related, and immediate families (spouses, parents, siblings, children and each of their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) of WVPT, the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), PBS member television stations, Wintergreen, or their respective parent companies, subsidiaries and affiliates (collectively, the "Sweepstakes Entities") are not eligible to enter the Sweepstakes.
4. AGREEMENT TO THE OFFICIAL RULES: By entering the Sweepstakes, each Entrant fully and unconditionally agrees to and accepts these Official Rules and the decisions of WVPT, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes. Winning the Grand Prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements and guidelines set forth herein.
5. HOW TO ENTER: Participants may enter the Sweepstakes online at http://www.wvpt.net/sweepstakes by completing the online entry form. On the online entry form, each Entrant must provide his/her legal name, the address of their legal residence, and a valid telephone number.
Limit one (1) online Sweepstakes entry, per eligible person. Duplicate entries will be voided.
6. SELECTION OF WINNER/NOTIFICATION/VERIFICATION: One (1) winner (the "Winner") will be selected in a random drawing conducted by WVPT on or before October 21, 2011 from among all eligible entries received during the Entry Period. The Winner will be notified via email and telephone. If any potential Winner selected cannot be contacted, or does not respond within five (5) calendar days of being notified by WVPT, such potential winner shall forfeit any and all rights to the Grand Prize and, at discretion of WVPT, an alternate potential Winner may be selected. All decisions of WVPT are final and binding in all respects.
7. GRAND PRIZE: One (1) Grand Prize will be awarded and shall be comprised of the following:
(a) One (1) gift certificate for amid-week stay of 3 nights and 2 days for 4 persons in a luxurious two-bedroom condominium, Sunday thru Thursday at Wintergreen Resort in Wintergreen, VA.
(b) Access to Wintergreen's tennis club, indoor and outdoor pools, exercise facility and spa.
(c) Ski lift tickets and rentals OR golf and cart fees
(d) Valid until April 29, 2012. Not valid on holidays. Valid Midweek Sunday thru Thursday. Reservations are based on availability and cannot be made more than 30 days prior to arrival
8. GRAND PRIZE TERMS, CONDITIONS AND RESTRICTIONS:
(a) The Grand Prize may not be transferred or assigned to another person, and may not be exchanged for a different Grand Prize or redeemed for cash or any other consideration. No cash or other substitution may be made, except by WVPT, who reserves the right to substitute the prize in whole or in part with another prize of comparable or greater value if the intended prize is not available for any reason as determined by WVPT in its sole discretion.
(b) The Winner will be solely responsible for any and all federal, state and local taxes, fees and surcharges on the Grand Prize, if any, as well as any other costs and expenses and insurance associated with Grand Prize acceptance and use not specified herein.
(c) The Winner will be required to provide his/her Social Security number for tax reporting purposes on prizes valued over $600. WVPT will file an IRS Form 1099 with the Internal Revenue Service for the value of the Grand Prize.
(d) WVPT makes no, and disclaims, all warranties, guarantees or representations, express or implied, concerning the condition, quality, merchantability, of the Grand Prize.
9. APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUE OF GRAND PRIZE: The approximate retail value (the "ARV") of the Grand Prize is US $1,200 and resale is strictly prohibited.
10. CONDITIONS/RELEASE: By participating, Entrants: release the Sweepstakes Entities and their respective directors, officers, agents and employees from any and all liability for any claims, costs, injuries, losses or damages of any kind caused by Entrant's participation, including the acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of the Grand Prize.
11. DISPUTES: Entrants agree that any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, the Sweepstakes or the Grand Prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action.
12. GOVERNING LAW / JURISDICTION: All disputes arising hereunder or in relation to the Sweepstakes and/or the Grand Prize, shall be brought solely and exclusively in the United States District Court in Harrisonburg, Virginia.
14. WINNERS LIST: To receive results of the Sweepstakes (Winner's list), send a stamped, self-addressed envelope to Summer Sweepstakes, 298 Port Republic Road. Harrisonburg, VA 02135.