Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade Sweepstakes Official Rules

1. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN
The Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to legal residents of the States of California, Arizona and Nevada ONLY, who are at least 21 years of age as of date of entry. Void outside the above indicated states and where prohibited by law. If you are not a resident of California, Arizona OR Nevada, do NOT attempt to enter the Sweepstakes as it is not intended for you. Employees, officers, directors of Newport Beach & Company (“Sponsor”), prize suppliers, and advertising and promotion agencies and the immediate family members (parents, children, siblings, spouse) and those living in the same household of each, are not eligible to participate in this Sweepstakes. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply.

The Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade Sweepstakes begins on/about 12:00 a.m. Pacific Time (PT) November 17, 2014 and ends 11:59 p.m. PT December 10, 2014 (“Promotional Period”).

2. PRIZES
Five (5) Grand Prize packages consisting of: 2-days/1-night hotel (standard, double occupancy and room tax only) accommodations (as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion) in Newport Beach, CA at the Newport Beach Marriott Hotel & Spa, two (2) tickets to the Newport Sea Base for bleacher seating to view the 106th Annual Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade, ground transportation to/from Hotel and the Newport Sea Base, one (1) Newport Beach Picnic Basket (may include items such as one (1) cutting board, tumblers, candy), and two (2) tickets with Fast-lane Wristbands to Knott’s Berry Farm theme park in Buena Park, CA. Knott’s Berry Farm tickets and Fast-lane Wristbands are valid through September 7, 2015. Tickets are not valid for special ticketed events, park buyouts, not valid after expiration date and no exchanges allowed. Grand Prize is valid December 17 – 21, 2014 so as to view the 106th Annual Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade; if winner is not available at such time for any reason, Grand Prize will be forfeited in its entirety and an alternate winner will be selected, time permitting. Prize is subject to availability and additional restrictions. Prize must be accepted in its entirety or not at all. Grand Prize Winners are solely responsible for any and all costs and expenses not expressly specified in these Official Rules including, but not limited to, travel to/from Newport Beach, travel to/from Buena Park, parking at Hotel, parking at Knott’s Berry Farm, incidentals, gratuities, personal charges at lodging, security fees, taxes or other expenses are the responsibility solely of the winners. Tickets to the 106th Annual Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade and Knott’s Berry Farm are subject to terms and conditions as indicated thereon. Should winner not wish to have a guest accompany him/her to Newport Beach/Knott’s Berry Farm for any reason, Grand Prize will be awarded in increments appropriate for one (1) person – the winner him/herself – and no substitute or alternate prize will be awarded. Grand Prize Winners will be solely responsible for applicable federal and state taxes on prize. Please allow one (1) to two (2) business days after completion of verification procedure for the delivery of prize. Total ARV: $570 [Names and trademarks of third parties are used herein solely for prize identification purposes. No endorsement or sponsorship is intended or implied by such use.]

Subject to all applicable federal and state laws. No substitution, cash redemption, assignment or transfer of prize permitted but the Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value in the event that the offered prize is unavailable (in whole or in part) for any reason.

3. HOW TO ENTER
During the Promotional Period, to enter go to christmasboatparade-staging.jzlsq0-liquidwebsites.com/sweeps and follow the instructions and complete and submit your online entry (name, phone, email and zip code). You will automatically receive one (1) entry into the Grand Prize drawing. All entries must be received by 11:59 p.m. PT December 10, 2014.

Any other attempted form of online entry is void and will not be accepted. Entrant must be the registered and authorized account holder of the e-mail account through which the entry is made. “Authorized account holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an internet service provider, or other organization (e.g., business, educational institution) that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. In the event of a dispute as to ownership of an entry, entrant may be required to provide proof of ownership of the e-mail account used to enter the Sweepstakes. Entry may not be made by proxy or automated means such as by script, bot, macro or any other similar software or program.

Limit one (1) entry per person or email address per day. If more than one (1) entry is received from the same person or email address for a given day, Sponsor will accept only the first entry received and will void all such additional entries. Repeated or egregious violations of the entry limit, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, will result in disqualification from Sweepstakes. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible/garbled, corrupted, inaccessible or misdirected entries, which are void and will be disqualified.

Odds of winning one of the five (5) Grand Prizes depend on the total number of eligible entries received during the entire Promotional Period.

Participation in Sweepstakes constitutes permission from Entrant for Sponsor and its agencies to use Entrant’s name (first and last), voice, likeness and/or other indicia of persona without notice or compensation for purposes of advertising and trade, unless prohibited by law. Further, participation includes the right to post Winner’s first name, last initial and city of residence on the Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade website (christmasboatparade-staging.jzlsq0-liquidwebsites.com/sweeps), and/or the Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade social media sites, including the Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade Facebook page, the Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade Twitter page and the Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade Instagram page, unless prohibited by law.

4. WINNER SELECTION/RANDOM DRAWING
Grand Prize winners will be selected in a random drawing on or about December 11, 2014. Grand Prize drawing will consist of all eligible entries received during the entire Promotional Period. The decisions of Sponsor and Administrator are final and binding on all matters relating to this Sweepstakes. Potential Grand Prize Winners will be notified via phone within twenty-four (24) hours following drawing. If a Potential Grand Prize winner does not respond within twenty-four (24) hours after the first notification attempt, such potential winner may be disqualified and an alternate winner may be selected. Limit one prize per household/individual/email address/family.

Grand Prize winners must prove eligibility. Grand Prize Winners may be required to sign and return within twenty-four (24) hours of notification: (1) a release relieving Sponsor, Administrator, prize suppliers and their agencies from any liability, claims, demands and cause of action for personal injury or death, and/or damage, theft, or loss suffered in connection with this Sweepstakes or the acceptance, receipt, possession, use and/or misuse of the prize or any portion thereof; and where permitted by law, granting Sponsor and its designees the right to use the winner’s name, voice and likeness for advertising, trade and publicity purposes without additional compensation or further notice; (2) an affidavit of (winner’s) eligibility and full compliance with these Official Rules; and (3) other legal documents which the Sponsor may require. Noncompliance with this requirement (failure to timely complete, sign and return the required documents) or inability of Sponsor to contact potential winner will result in forfeiture of the prize without compensation of any kind and an alternate Prize Winner will be selected from all remaining eligible entries received, time permitting. Any attempt to defraud Sponsor in any way will result in disqualification of participant; and, such participant may be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.

5. INTERNET
Sponsor’s computer will be the official clock for the Sweepstakes. Sponsor, its parent company, subsidiaries, and affiliates, prize suppliers, and their respective advertising, promotion or production agencies are not responsible for technical, hardware, software or telecommunications malfunctions of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, or failed, incorrect, incomplete, inaccurate, garbled or delayed electronic communications caused by the sender, or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in this Sweepstakes which may limit the ability to participate (including but not limited to defects/errors/malfunctions), or by any error which may occur in the entry process or the Sweepstakes. Without limiting the foregoing, Sponsor is not responsible for electronic communications/emails not received due to email filtering, virus protection or other protective devices/apparatus or any other cause.

CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAW. SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW (AND TO DISQUALIFY SUCH INDIVIDUAL FROM THE SWEEPSTAKES IF APPLICABLE). If for any reason (including, but not limited to, infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other cause beyond the control of Sponsor, which corrupts or affects the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes and renders the Sweepstakes incapable of being conducted as described in these Official Rules), Sponsor shall have the right, at its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes in whole or in part. In such event, Sponsor shall award the Grand Prizes among all eligible entries received prior to the action taken by Sponsor or otherwise make the Grand Prizes available in a manner, determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, to be fair, appropriate and consistent with the spirit of these Official Rules. Notice of such action by Sponsor will be posted at christmasboatparade-staging.jzlsq0-liquidwebsites.com/sweeps.

6. GENERAL RULES
By entering the sweepstakes, Entrant agrees to be bound by these Official Rules and all decisions of Sponsor which are final and binding in all respects; and to release Sponsor, Administrator, Marriott International, Inc., Cedar Fair Entertainment Company, and (as applicable) each of their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, agents, attorneys, employees and other parties, or Facebook, or Twitter, or Instagram from any and all liability whatsoever for any claims, costs, injuries, losses or damages of any kind (including, without limitation, related to personal injury, death, damage to property, infringement of proprietary rights, rights of publicity or privacy or defamation) and attorney fees, whether or not in connection with litigation, including, but not limited to, any harm or loss caused by, contributed to, arising out of or related to Entrant’s participation in this Sweepstakes or the acceptance, possession, receipt, use/misuse of any Prize or component thereof (if applicable).

The Sweepstakes is governed by the laws of the State of California (excluding its principles of conflicts of laws/choice of laws), with venue in Orange County and all claims must be resolved individually (NOT PART OF A CLASS) in the appropriate state and federal courts of Orange County. By participating, you agree to the exclusive jurisdiction of such courts. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any provision of these Official Rules shall not constitute the waiver of such provision.

7. RULES/WINNERS’ LIST REQUESTS
Official Rules (available during Promotional Period) and Winners’ List (available after 1/10/15) will be available on christmasboatparade-staging.jzlsq0-liquidwebsites.com/sweeps

Sponsor: Newport Beach & Company, 1600 Newport Center Dr. #120, Newport Beach, CA 92660
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