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Sweepstakes Terms

Sweepstakes Terms

Sweepstakes Terms

Official Rules

The Trip Coach Raffle is sponsored by Trip Coach, LLC. (“Sponsor”).

No purchase of any kind is necessary to enter or win. A purchase does not increase or improve your chance of winning.

WHO MAY ENTER: This contest is open to all individuals, who are 18 years old or over as of the date of entry. If you are not over the age of 18 or are otherwise ineligible, do not attempt to enter the Contest. Employees, officers and directors, and immediate family members (parents, children, siblings, spouse) of Trip Coach, LLC. or its parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, sponsors, suppliers, and their advertising, promotion, or production agencies, are not eligible to enter the Contest or win a prize. The contest begins at 8:00 am ET on January 3, 2023, and ends at 11:59 pm ET on April 2, 2023 (“Contest Period”). Void where prohibited by law.

SPONSOR: The “Trip Coach Raffle” (the “Contest”) is sponsored by Trip Coach, LLC., having a corporate address of 605 E. 4th St., Los Angeles, CA 90013. Entrant’s (“your,” “you,” or “entrant”) registration and participation in the Sweepstakes shall be governed by the terms and conditions contained herein (the “Official Rules”).

HOW TO ENTER: During the Contest Period, you must navigate to homepage using the organic URL, or one of the Trip Coach landing pages, and submit the following:

  • Your first and last name
  • Your email address

All of the steps mentioned above need to be completed between 8:00 am ET on January 3, 2023, and 11:59 PM ET on April 2, 2023 (the “Entry Period”).

Normal time, toll, connection, and usage rates, if any, charged by your Internet Service Provider may apply. Entries generated by script, macro, or other automated means are void. By submitting your email address in accordance with the entry process, you consent to receive emails from the Sponsor and agree that your registration and any other information collected in connection with the Sweepstakes may be used by the Sponsor in accordance with the Sponsor’s Privacy policies, which may be found here:

ENTRY RESTRICTIONS:  Only one entry per person will be accepted and eligible to win the Contest. Once submitted, entries become the property of Trip Coach, LLC. or its parent companies and subsidiaries and will not be returned. Entries must be manually keystroked. Online entries generated by script, macro, robotic, programmed, or like means are prohibited and will be disqualified. In the event of a dispute over the identity of an online entrant, entry will be deemed submitted by the Authorized Account Holder of the e­mail account from which the on­line entry is submitted as of the date of entry. Authorized Account Holder means the natural person who is assigned to an e­mail address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization that is responsible for assigning e­mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e­mail address.

WINNER DETERMINATION: There will be one (1) winner in total. All prize winners will be selected on or before the third business day of the month following the contest Entry Period from all eligible entries received. By participating, entrants accept and agree to abide by and be bound by these Official Rules, which are final and binding in all respects. Persons initially selected as winners will be notified by phone and/or e­mail within (3) business days of the drawing.

ODDS OF WINNING: Odds are based on the number of eligible entries received during the Contest period; estimated at approximately 1:10,000.

PRIZES: One (1) “Grand Prize” with a retail value of $4,500.00. Grand Prize includes: one $500 travel stipend to be used in Libreville, Africa, and one 10-night stay in shared accommodations at Moughenda’s Village in Gabon, Africa. Includes all fees, manuals, and supplemental materials. Not available for re­sale, transfer, or for a cash equivalent. Grand Prize does not include airfare or any type of travel.

Only the prize(s) specified will be awarded. The prize(s) are non­transferable, with no cash redemption or equivalent. The winner shall be responsible for all expenses not specifically provided for in the prize(s), including, but not limited to, meals and transportation. All federal, state, and local income taxes connected to the prize are the sole responsibility of the winner. All federal, state, and local laws and regulations apply. Sponsor shall only be responsible for awarding the number of prizes as stated in these rules. Sponsor expressly disclaims any responsibility or liability for injury or loss to any person or property relating to the delivery and/or subsequent use of the prize awarded. Sponsor makes no representation or warranties concerning the appearance, safety, or performance of the prize awarded. If the event selected by the winner is canceled for any reason, the prize shall be void.

CLAIMING PRIZE: Within one (1) day of notification of winning, the prize winner must provide the Sponsor with the name, address, and email address of the prize winner. Failure to provide this information will result in forfeiture of the prize and an alternate winner shall be selected. If a prize is refused, a prize notification is returned or deemed undeliverable, or the potential winner is disqualified for any reason, an alternate winner will be selected. The prize may not be transferred or assigned until after the winner has complied with all of their obligations under these Official Rules. All expenses related to acceptance or use of the prize which are not specified in these Official Rules, as well as all applicable taxes on the prize, are the winner’s sole responsibility.

CONDITIONS OF PARTICIPATION: Winners will be required to complete, execute and return an affidavit of eligibility, a liability release, and a publicity release (where legal). In the event of non­compliance with this requirement or if prize notification is returned as undeliverable for any reason, the prize will be forfeited without compensation of any kind, and an alternate winner selected from among all remaining eligible entries received. By accepting the prize, except where prohibited by law, the winner agrees to the use of his/her name, address (city, state, country), likeness, voice, photograph, other indicia of persona, and/or statements made by winner regarding the prize, the Contest or the Sponsor for advertising/publicity/trade purposes by Sponsor and its designees without further compensation or notice. Further, by accepting the prize, the winner agrees without additional compensation to participate, at a time(s) of the Sponsor’s sole choosing, in interviews and/or other publicity activities which may include filming and/or audio recording and/or electronic recording, as may be determined by Sponsor from time to time in its sole discretion; and, winner further understands and agrees that the content of such interviews/publicity activities shall be the sole property of Sponsor, to the extent permitted by law and the winner agrees, upon Sponsor’s request, without further compensation to complete and sign any and all documents deemed necessary by Sponsor in its sole discretion so as to record, perfect or effect Sponsor’s rights in said content. Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual it finds, in its sole discretion, to be tampering (or attempting to tamper) with the entry process or the operation of the Contest or any web site; to be acting in violation of the Official Rules or to be acting in a disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. The preceding in no way precludes the Sponsor from taking other actions against such individuals so as to protect its rights.

PRIVACY: Sponsor shall collect personal data about entrants in accordance with applicable laws. Entrants shall have the option to “opt-out” of email communication by Sponsor or Sponsor’s partners; opting-out shall not affect the entrant’s odds of winning. By participating in the Contest, you hereby agree to the Sponsor’s collection and usage of your personal information.

GENERAL RELEASE/LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: By participating, the entrant indemnifies, releases and agrees to hold harmless Trip Coach, LLC. or its parent companies, affiliates, and subsidiaries, and the directors, officers, agents, representatives, shareholders, and employees of any of the above organizations (“Released Entities”) from any and all liability arising from participating in the Contest, any Contest­ related activity and/or acceptance, receipt, possession or use/misuse of any prize.

Upon release of the prize to a third­party carrier, (i.e., US Postal Service, Fed Ex, or UPS) or the electronic issuance of the prize, the Sponsor will be deemed to have awarded the prize to the winner with the winner assuming full responsibility for the prize. Released Parties are not responsible for technical, hardware, software, telephone, or other communications malfunctions, errors or failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, website, Internet, or ISP availability, unauthorized human intervention, incomplete or inaccurate capture of entry information (regardless of cause) or failed, incomplete, jumbled or delayed computer transmissions which may limit one’s ability to enter the Contest, including any injury or damage to your or any other person’s computer relating to or resulting from participating in this Contest and contest or downloading any materials in this Contest and contest.

Under no circumstances will entrants be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrants hereby waive all rights to claim punitive, incidental, or consequential damages, or any other damages, including attorneys’ fees, and entrants further waive all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.

If, for any reason, the Contest is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer viruses, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of the Sponsor, the Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Contest and select winners from among all eligible entries prior to the cancellation. Persons found tampering with or abusing any aspect of this Contest, or whom Sponsor believes to be causing malfunction, error or disruption or damage will be disqualified. Sponsor reserves the right to correct any typographical, printing, computer programming, or operator errors.

CHOICE OF LAW: All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation, and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of entrants and Sponsor in connection with this Contest, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the substantive laws of the State of California, United States of America.