Christel House Sweepstakes

CHRISTEL HOUSE SWEEPSTAKES OFFICIAL RULES

 

NO DONATION OR PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN

VOID WHERE PROHIBITTED BY LAW

 

  1. ELIGIBIITY

The Christel House Sweepstakes (the Sweepstakes) is open to legal residents of forty-nine (49) United States (void in Rhode Island) and the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico or the U.S. territories and possessions who meet the legal age requirements of their local jurisdiction. The legal age in most U.S. states is eighteen (18) years old, except in Alabama and Nebraska where the legal age is nineteen (19) years old and in Mississippi where the legal age is twenty-one (21) years old. Directors, officers, employees or beneficiaries of Sponsor and other companies associated with the advertising and promotion of the Sweepstakes, or any of their immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings, and children) and household members are not eligible. The Sweepstakes is subject to applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited by law.

 

  1. SPONSOR

The Sweepstakes sponsor is Christel House International, Inc., an Indiana non-profit corporation, located at 1990 Market Tower, 10 West Market Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204, USA.  All donations are payable to Christel House International, Inc., an Indiana non-profit corporation, EIN 35-2051932

 

  1. CONSENT TO OFFICIAL RULES

Participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes Your full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding. Winning a prize is contingent upon being compliant with these Official Rules and fulfilling all other requirements set forth herein.

 

  1. SWEEPSTAKES PERIOD

The Sweepstakes begins on April 21, 2020 at 12:00PM [noon] Pacific Daylight Time and ends on May 18, 2020 at 12:00PM [noon] Pacific Daylight Time (the Sweepstakes Period). Entries submitted before or after the Sweepstakes Period will be disqualified. Submissions will be accepted for the duration of the Sweepstakes Period.

 

  1. HOW TO ENTER

Donation based entries may be submitted at https://go.rallyup.com/rt-christel-house-sweepstakes. Donations are processed by RallyUp and paid directly to the Sponsor.  Donations must be processed with a credit card not later than the end of the Sweepstakes Period.  The full amount of the donation, less any transaction fees and processing costs will be distributed directly to the Sponsor.  By participating you abide by the RallyUp.com pursuant to the RallyUp terms of service – available for review at:  https://rallyup.com/terms-of-service/.

 

Special Note about Donations:  Donations submitted with entry form may not be tax-deductible in your jurisdiction.  Prizes may be taxable in your jurisdiction.   Consult with a tax professional.  You agree neither Sponsor or RallyUp.com is providing any accounting, tax or legal advice.

 

No purchase necessary to enter or win. You may enter as many times as desired, but each entry form must be submitted separately. Each entry must include Your full name, complete contact street address [no P.O. Box], phone number (including area code), and email address (optional).  Each entry form must be an original submission.  Mechanically reproduced or photocopied entry forms are not valid.  All entries become property of the Sponsor and will not be returned.  All entries must be submitted during the Sweepstakes Period in one of the following methods:

  • On-Site: This method of entry will be available at Grand Pacific Resorts Corporate Offices located at 5900 Pasteur Court, Suite 200, Carlsbad, CA 92008.
  • Online: This method of entry will be available by visiting the Sweepstakes webpage (grandpacificresorts.com/christelhousesweepstakes) and following the directions provided to complete the entry information and submit.
  • Mail-In: This method of entry must be postmarked by May 10, 2020 and addressed to Marketing & Communications Director, Christel House Sweepstakes, 5900 Pasteur Court, Suite 100, Carlsbad, CA 92008. Deposit Your complete entry form in the U.S. Mail with proper postage affixed.

 

  1. SELECTION OF GRAND PRIZE WINNER

On or about May 21,2020, one (1) Grand Prize winner will be selected in a random drawing from among all eligible entries received. Odds of winning will depend on the number of entries received.  The selected Grand Prize winner will be notified by email or U.S. Mail. Winner must demonstrate proof of identity.  In the event that the notification to the selected Grand Prize winner is returned as undeliverable or the Grand Prize winner does not complete the requirements to claim the Grand Prize, the Grand Prize will be deemed forfeited and Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion to conduct a random drawing to select an alternate Grand Prize winner from among all remaining eligible entries.  A maximum of three (3) alternate drawings will be held, after which the Grand Prize will not be awarded.  To obtain a copy of the names of the selected Grand Prize Winner, after May 21, 2020, please send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to Sponsor at 5900 Pasteur Court, Suite 200, Carlsbad, CA 92008.

 

  1. REQUIREMENTS TO CLAIM PRIZE

Except where prohibited, the selected Grand Prize Winner must complete and return an affidavit of eligibility and liability/publicity release (the “Affidavit/Release”) within ten (10) days of receipt of notification. Failure to complete, sign and return the Affidavit/Release within the required time period, results in forfeiture of Grand Prize.  No substitution or transfer of Grand Prize is permitted by the selected Grand Prize Winner.  All income taxes resulting from acceptance of Grand Prize are the sole responsibility of the Grand Prize Winner.  The Grand Prize Winner is required to provide his or her social security number for tax reporting purposes. Travel companions, over 18 years of age, must sign and return a liability/publicity release prior to travel. If travel companion is a minor, the winner must be his/her parent or legal guardian. Unless prohibited by law, acceptance of a prize constitutes permission for Sponsor to use winner’s name, picture, likeness, address (city and state), and biographical information for advertising and publicity purposes, worldwide, without further compensation.

 

  1. GRAND PRIZE

One (1) winner will receive a travel certificate for one (1) week (7 nights) stay in a two-bedroom condo unit at any Grand Pacific Resort excluding Hilton Grand Vacations Club at MarBrisa.  Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value.  Transportation and personal expenses are not included.  Resort booking must be made no later than June 30, 2021. Government Fees and applicable taxes are excluded. The reservation for travel dates is subject to availability at time of booking.  Availability decreases during peak travel seasons. Prize does not include non-discountable fees, federal, state or local taxes, or any other cost or fee associated with use of the travel certificate not expressly stated herein. Winner and travel companion must travel on same reservation and are responsible for all necessary travel documents.  Cancellation fees apply.  Approximate retail value of the Grand Prize is: $550 USD.  Value of prize may vary depending on travel dates and rate fluctuations.  Neither Sponsor or RallyUp is responsible for any cancellations, delays, diversions or substitutions, or any act or omission of any third party.

 

  1. GENERAL CONDITIONS

In the event that the operation, security or administration of the Sweepstakes is impaired in any way for any reason, Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, suspend, modify and/or cancel the Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it deems to be tampering with the operation of the Sweepstakes or to be acting in violation of these Official Rules or in a disruptive manner.  Any attempt by any person to undermine the operation of the Sweepstakes may be a violation of criminal or civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Sponsor’s decision of any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that or any other provision. In the event of a dispute as to any entry, the authorized account holder of the email address used to enter will be deemed to be the entrant. The “authorized account holder” is the natural person assigned an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted address. In the event that an entry is confirmed to have been erroneously deleted, lost or destroyed, entrant’s sole remedy shall be another entry into the Sweepstakes. If any provision of these Official Rules is held to be invalid or unenforceable, such provision shall be struck, and the remaining provisions shall remain in full force and effect.

 

CAUTION:  Sponsor and RallyUp reserve the right at their sole discretion to disqualify any individual determined to be tampering with the participation process or the operation of the Sweepstakes, or to be acting in any manner deemed by the Sponsor or RallyUp to be in violation of these Official Rules, or to be acting in any manner deemed by the Sponsor or RallyUp to be unsportsmanlike or disruptive, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person and void all associated entries.  ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS.  SHOULD AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF PERMITTED BY LAW.

 

  1. RELEASE AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

By participating in the Sweepstakes, You agree to release and hold harmless Sponsor, its affiliates, and any of such company’s respective partners, shareholders ,officers, directors, employees, and agents (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from and against any claim or cause of action arising out of participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt or use of any prize, including, but not limited to: (a) unauthorized human intervention in the Sweepstakes; (b) technical or printing errors; (c) lost, late, postage-due, misdirected or undeliverable mail or email; (d) errors in the administration of the Sweepstakes or the processing of entries; or (e) injury or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from your participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt or use of any prize. You further agree that in any cause of action, the Released Parties’ liability will be limited to the cost of entering and participating in the Sweepstakes, and in no event shall the Released Parties be liable for attorneys’ fees.  Some jurisdictions do not allow limitations or exclusions of liability for incidental or consequential damages, so the above only applies if not otherwise prohibited.

 

  1. DISPUTES

Except where prohibited, You agree that any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of the Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate court located in San Diego County, State of California. All issues and questions concerning these Official Rules, your rights and obligations, or Sponsor’s rights and obligations shall be governed by the laws of the State of California, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules.

 

  1. PRIVACY

Any personal information provided by an entrant in connection with the Sweepstakes shall be used by Sponsor or RallyUp and their agents to administer this Sweepstakes, contact entrants.  All information submitted to the Sponsor as part of this Sweepstakes will be treated in accordance with the Privacy Policy, available upon request by calling (888) 477‑6967 or at https://grandpacificresorts.com/privacy/.

 

  1. EMAIL OPT-IN

By submitting your email address into this Sweepstakes you consent to receive future communications regarding this Sweepstakes from the Sponsor, RallyUp.com, or Grand Pacific Resorts, or any of their affiliates.

 

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