Terms & Conditions

 

MAINE TOURISM ASSOCIATION

Two Night Stay Giveaway Sweepstakes

NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN

A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCE OF WINNING

PRIZE DOES NOT INCLUDE TRAVEL 

  1. SWEEPSTAKES PERIOD

The Maine Tourism Association Two Night Stay Giveaway Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) begins on January 1, 2021 and ends November 30, 2021 (“Sweepstakes Period”). 

  1. ELIGIBILITY  

This sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the United States and the District of Columbia, excluding Alaska and Hawaii, and legal residents of Canada, excluding Quebec, who are 18 years of age or older at the time of entry. Employees and members of their immediate families and households of Sponsor, its affiliates, its advertising and promotion agencies, and anyone involved in the production, development or handling of this Sweepstakes are not eligible. “Immediate family members” shall mean parents, step-parents, legal guardians, children, step-children, siblings, step-siblings, or spouses.  “Household members” shall mean those people who share the same residence at least three months a year.  SWEEPSTAKES IS SUBJECT TO ALL APPLICABLE LAWS AND IS VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.  

  1. HOW TO ENTER

During the Sweepstakes Period, obtain a Sweepstakes Code found in the 2021 Maine Invites You travel planner.  There will be eight (8) different Sweepstakes Codes published; one for each of the available destination prizes.  Go to the Sponsor’s website at www.mainetourism.com, complete all requested information, and include a Sweepstakes Code to submit your entry.  Entries must be received by November 30, 2021 at 11:59 PM EST.  You can enter one (1) time for each separate available prize, for up to eight (8) entries.  To obtain a free copy of the Maine Invites You guide, go to www.mainetourism.com/travel-planners/ and follow the instructions.  All entries become property of Sponsor.

  1. WINNER SELECTION / VALIDATION 

One Winner for each of the eight (8) different prize destinations will be selected at random from among all eligible entries received that include that destination’s Sweepstakes Code during the entire Sweepstakes Period on or about December 1, 2021 by Sponsor, whose decisions are final on all aspects of the Sweepstakes. 

Entrants agree to be bound by these Rules. You are not a winner until validated and you receive official notification from Sponsor.  All prize claims are subject to verification and compliance with the Official Rules.  Potential winners will be notified promptly after winner selection by overnight mail, telephone or email.  Potential winners may be required to sign, notarize and return when requested an Affidavit of Eligibility, and a Prize/Publicity Release.  Failure to comply when requested may result in disqualification and the selection of an alternate winner. If a potential winner cannot be contacted after reasonable efforts, he/she will be disqualified, without notification, and an alternate winner may be selected.  Winner’s guest must be 18 or older, or a child of winner, and must sign and return when requested a prize/publicity release.  

  1. PRIZES/ODDS

One of each of the prize destinations described below will be awarded to one (1) winner and his/her one (1) guest.  Each prize consists of three days/two-nights hotel accommodations (single room/double occupancy).  TRAVEL IS NOT INCLUDED.  

Destinations:

Property Information, approximate value:

Inn By the River, The Forks, ME $318

Whitehall, Camden, ME $600

Aroostook Hospitality Inn, Van Buren, ME $225

Alouette, Old Orchard Beach, ME $500

Lakefront Getaway at Moosehead, Greenville, ME $698

Admiral Perry Bed & Breakfast, Fryeburg, ME $400

Wassamki Springs, Scarborough, ME $150

Winner and guest must travel on same itinerary on or before December 31, 2022. Approximate retail value of each destination is included above, actual value may vary depending on timing.  Odds of winning a prize depend upon number of eligible entries received for that prize.  The expected number of Maine Invites You guides with Sweepstakes Codes is approximately 250,000.  

All travel dates are subject to availability and any hotel blackout dates. A major credit card will be required at hotel check-in to cover any miscellaneous expenses.  Canadian residents may require passport or other identifying documents.  All costs and expenses not specifically listed herein, including but not limited to taxes, transportation, extras and activities, and any other incidentals not mentioned herein are the sole responsibility of the winner.

No substitution or transfer of prize.  If a prize becomes unavailable, Sponsor reserves the right to substitute prize of equal or greater value.  Limit one prize per household.

  1. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY 

Submissions void if incomplete or if they contain errors.  No liability or responsibility is assumed by Sponsor resulting from or related to: (i) any incomplete, unreadable, lost, late, stolen or misdirected mail or entries; (ii) any failure or unavailability of electronic communications, including Sponsor’s website; (iii) any injuries, losses or damages of any kind caused by your participation in this Sweepstakes or resulting from acceptance, possession, use or misuse of a prize; (iv) any printing, typographical, administrative or technological errors in any materials associated with the Sweepstakes; (v) potential winner’s or guest’s inability to participate in prize, or travel to or from destination; (vi) any hotel rules, regulations, availability or blackout dates; (vii) any postponement or cancellation of hotel accommodations not caused by Sponsor; or (viii) any other events beyond Sponsor’s control.  Only stated number of prizes will be awarded.  

By participating in this Sweepstakes, you agree that Sponsor, any prize suppliers, anyone involved in the production, development or handling of the Sweepstakes and their respective employees, agents and representatives are not responsible for any personal injury or property damage or losses of any kind which may be sustained from participating in this Sweepstakes, or acceptance or use of a prize or any prize-related activity.

  1. PUBLICITY  

By accepting a prize, you agree and grant permission to Sponsor, and their respective agents to use your name, hometown, age, likeness, photographs, statements or prize information for advertising or publicity purposes worldwide without limitation and without additional compensation, except where prohibited.  The personal information collected through this Sweepstakes is subject to Sponsor’s Privacy Policy located at https://www.mainetourism.com/privacy-policy/ 

  1. FOR CANADIAN RESIDENTS

To be awarded a prize, any potential winner from Canada must correctly answer a timed mathematical question.  Prize drawing will take place at approximately noon on December 1, 2021 in Hallowell, ME (USA).  Any information provided to Sponsor will be used only for administration of the Sweepstakes.  

  1. CHOICE OF LAW AND JURISDICTION 

All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation, and enforceability of these Official Rules, or your and Sponsor’s rights and obligations in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Maine, without giving effect to any choice of law rules.  By entering, you irrevocably consent to the exclusive jurisdiction of the federal and state courts located within the county of Kennebec, Maine for any action, suit or proceeding arising out of or relating to this Sweepstakes. 

  1. WINNERS’ LIST 

For the names of the winners, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to: Maine Tourism Association, Winners’ List, 327 Water Street, Hallowell, ME 04347 on or before December 31, 2022.

  1. SPONSOR: Maine Tourism Association, 327 Water Street, Hallowell, ME 04347. Sponsor is a private association and not a governmental agency.  This Sweepstakes is not sponsored by or affiliated with the Maine state government.