DC Trip Giveaway

January 25, 2013

Today is a great day to get involved and show your support for the in-depth news and information you get from KERA! Make it a great week by donating right now to KERA [1] and be entered into the sweepstakes for an 4-day, 3-night trip to Washington, DC.

This experience includes:

- A total of 4 nights and 3 days in a at the The Fairmont Washington, D.C. Hotel and Resort
- Daily breakfast for 2
- This package includes round-trip coach class service for two to Washington, D.C. from any American Airlines destination.

Enjoy a total of three days and four nights in an oversized room with a well-defined seating area at The Fairmont Washington, D.C. Hotel and Resort. Your stay includes daily breakfast for two in the dining room.

Winner and a guest will are invited to see The Diane Rehm Show live and will sit with the producers in the producers’ booth. The Winner and guest will have an opportunity to meet Diane Rehm after the Friday News Roundup. Guest will also have an opportunity to have a personalized tour of NPR headquarters and to attend the taping of All Things Considered. Advance notice required.

For official rules and information on entering the sweepstakes, read the Official Rules below.

Official Rules


2.     Eligibility. Subject to the additional restrictions below, the Trip to Washington DC Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the contiguous 48 states of the U.S. (including the District of Columbia ) and, must be 21 or older. Employees and current Board of Directors of KERA/North Texas Public Broadcasting, Inc., and advertising and promotional agencies, and the immediate family members of, and any persons domiciled with the above, any such employees, are not eligible to enter or to win. The term “immediate family members” includes spouses, parents, grandparents, siblings, children, and grandchildren.

3.     How To Enter. One entry per person, per household. Individuals who call 888-694-6931, or go online to www.kera.org, to make a contribution will automatically be entered into the sweepstakes.   Individuals can elect to enter the contest without making a contribution by clicking here [2] and completing all of the required information and following all posted instructions, or by hand-printing your name, address, city, state and zip code, day & evening telephone number (including area code), date of birth and e-mail address on the official sign up sheet in the lobby of KERA, 3000 Harry Hines Boulevard, Dallas, TX 75201. The Trip to Washington DC Sweepstakes will end with the conclusion of KERA’s Winter Membership Campaign in February 2013.  All entries must be received by that date and time. KERA will not be responsible for incomplete, lost, or late entries or for failure to receive entries due to transmission failures or technical failures of any kind, including, without limitation, malfunctioning of any network, hardware or software, whether originating with sender or KERA. In the event of a dispute, all online entries will be deemed to have been submitted by the owner of the ISP account from which they were sent. For these purposes, an ISP account holder shall mean the natural person assigned to such ISP account by the Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning ISP addresses for the domain associated with such ISP account. All entries become property of KERA and none will be returned. Any questions regarding the number of entries submitted or the owner of an ISP account shall be determined by KERA in its sole discretion, and KERA reserves the right to disqualify any entries by persons determined to be tampering with or abusing any aspect of the Sweepstakes.

4.     Prize Description. The prize is one a 4-day, 3-night trip to Washington, DC. The trip will include a visit to the Diane Rehm studios with a VIP seat to see the Friday News Roundup from the producer’s booth.  Total prize is valued at $2,500. Depending on the timing of the trip, the winner will also have an opportunity to tour NPR Headquarters.  Winners are responsible for payment of all tax obligations. All costs and expenses associated with Prize acceptance and use not specified herein as being provided such as reservation fees, taxes, insurance and other expenses incurred by accepting the Prize are the sole responsibility of the Winner.

5.     Winner Notification, Winner Selection, Odds and Acceptance. One (1) Winner will be selected in a random drawing from among all eligible entries received. The Winner will be announced, on the kera.org website and on the air on 90.1 FM at the end of the Winter 2013 Membership Campaign. KERA reserves the right to extend entry period and change announcement date. The Winner will also be notified prior to website and on-air announcements at the telephone number or email address provided on the winner’s entry form. Winner’s failure to timely respond to notification, and/or the inability of KERA to reach a winner at the telephone or email address listed on his or her entry form may result in disqualification and selection of a substitute winner. Winner may waive his or her right to receive prizes. Prizes are non-assignable and nontransferable. If the Winner is not available to redeem the prize on the dates specified by KERA, he or she may be disqualified and would forfeit all interest in the prizes and a substitute Winner may be selected by KERA in its sole discretion.  If the winner chooses not to accept the prize it will result in the selection of a new winner. No substitutions allowed by Winner. Winner is solely responsible for reporting and payment of any taxes on prizes. Except where prohibited, acceptance of any prize constitutes winner’s consent to the publication of his or her name, biographical information and likeness in any media, including without limitation the Internet, and for any commercial or promotional purpose, without limitation or further compensation.

6.     Participation. By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of KERA. KERA reserves the right to disqualify persons found tampering with or otherwise abusing any aspect of this Sweepstakes as solely determined by KERA. In the event the Sweepstakes is compromised by a virus, non-authorized human intervention, tampering or other causes beyond the reasonable control of KERA which corrupts or impairs the administration, security, fairness or proper operation of the Sweepstakes, KERA reserves the right in its sole discretion to suspend, modify or terminate the Sweepstakes. Should the Sweepstakes be terminated prior to the stated expiration date, KERA reserves the right to award prizes based on the entries received before the problem began.

7.     Construction. The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. In the event that any such provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable, these rules shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or unenforceable provision was not contained therein.

8.     KERA. KERA is the sponsor of the Trip to Washington, DC sweepstakes.  The decisions of KERA regarding the selection of winners and all other aspects of the Sweepstakes shall be final and binding in all respects. KERA will not be responsible for typographical, printing or other inadvertent errors in these Official Rules or in other materials relating to the Sweepstakes. For the name of the winner after contest is concluded, visit www.kera.org [3].

Article printed from KERA: http://www.kera.org

URL to article: http://www.kera.org/donate/dc-trip-giveaway-rules/

URLs in this post:

[1] donating right now to KERA: https://secure.publicbroadcasting.net/kera-fm/default/form.pledgemain?utm_source=rulespage&utm_medium=link&utm_campaign=drive

[2] by clicking here: https://kera.wufoo.com/forms/kera-contest-entry-form/

[3] www.kera.org: http://www.kera.org/

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