Countdown to Christmas Contest Rules 

“LEGOLAND® Florida Countdown to Christmas” Facebook Contest Rules

 

We’re excited to launch the LEGOLAND Florida Countdown to Christmas Facebook Contest. Each week, for four (4) weeks, a different question will be asked on the LEGOLAND Florida Facebook page. This contest will have four (4) chances to win a weekly prize of a four (4) pack of 1-Day LEGOLAND Florida tickets.

 

Here’s how it works:

Step 1:  “Like” LEGOLAND Florida on Facebook

Step 2:  Submit your answer for the weekly Countdown to Christmas question posted on the LEGOLAND Florida Facebook page for your chance to win the weekly prize.

 

Weekly winners will be randomly selected from all contestants with correct answers. For those questions that involve individual answers, entries will be judged based on creativity, originality, and composition. See below for the official contest rules.

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OFFICIAL CONTEST RULES

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR TO WIN.  A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR ODDS OF WINNING.  ALL FEDERAL, STATE, LOCAL AND MUNICIPAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS APPLY.  VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.

 

Eligibility. 

The Merlin Entertainments Group Florida, LLC (“Merlin” and/or “Sponsor”) Countdown to Christmas (the “Contest”) is open to those legal residents of the U.S. residing in the 48 contiguous states (excluding Rhode Island), Alaska, Hawaii, and the District of Columbia who are 18 years or older. Individuals who are or were employees of Sponsor or its affiliates, manufacturers, sales representatives, subsidiaries or parent companies, advertising/sales promotion agencies, or judging organizations since January 1, 2012 and the immediate families of each are not eligible. Void where prohibited. Entry materials become the property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned.

 

Entry 

Each weekly contest will begin at 9 am EST on Monday and end on the Thursday in the same week. Each week all entries must be received by 5pm EST on Thursday in order to be entered for judging. Winners will be decided and notified on Friday of the same week. The contest will run from December 2, 2013 to December 26, 2013.

 

The dates for each weekly contest are as follows:

Week 1: Dec 2 – Dec 5, 2013. Winner notified Dec 6, 2013
Week 2: Dec 9 – Dec 12, 2013. Winner notified Dec 13, 2013
Week 3: Dec 16 – Dec 19, 2013. Winner notified Dec 20, 2013
Week 4: Dec 23 – Dec 26, 2013. Winner notified Dec 27, 2013

 

The following rules apply to each submission:

•       If you are not currently a member of Facebook, sign up for a free Facebook account.

•       Once a Facebook member, “Like” LEGOLAND Florida on Facebook.

•       Entry must contain the correct answer for the current week’s question.

 

Sponsor will not be responsible for incomplete, lost, late, post-due, misdirected, copied, transferred, illegible 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 Sponsor.  In the event of a dispute, all online entries will be deemed to have been submitted by the owner of the email account from which they were sent.  For these purposes, an email account holder shall mean the natural person assigned to such email account by the Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with such email account.  You acknowledge that in posting your Entry it will be freely accessible to the public and you grant Sponsor the right to so display.  Any questions regarding the number of entries submitted or the owner of an email account shall be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, and Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any entries by persons determined to be tampering with or abusing any aspect of the Contest.

 

Prizes and Odds

One (1) Prize winner each week will be selected from among all eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period. The four (4) weekly winners will each receive four (4) 1-day LEGOLAND Florida tickets via email following the conclusion of the contest.

Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.  Contest may be presented in multiple presentations and in other media, and the odds of winning may depend on the number of eligible participants who enter the Contest through such multiple presentations.

Sponsor reserves the right to substitute any prize for a prize of equal or greater value. Income and other taxes (if any) are the responsibility of the Winners. Each Winner should allow thirty (30) days from acceptance for delivery of any prize. All prizes are non-transferable and not redeemable for cash. The failure to accept any prize within thirty (30) days after notification shall result in the forfeiture of any prize awarded hereunder.

 

Winner Notification and Acceptance 

The weekly winner shall be notified via Facebook on the Friday following of the week’s contest. Return of prize notification as undeliverable may result in disqualification and an alternate winner may be selected. Winners may waive their right to receive prizes. Prizes are non-assignable and nontransferable.  No substitutions allowed, except that prizes and individual components of prize packages are subject to availability and Sponsor reserves the right to substitute prizes of equal or greater value.   

 

Participation 

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

 

Conditions

All federal, state and local laws apply. Void where prohibited. Sponsor is not responsible for any expenses incurred by participants in connection with participating in the Contest or claiming or using any prize awarded in the Contest. By agreeing to enter the Contest, each participant is bound by these Rules and Regulations. Any decisions related to the Contest, the Rules and Regulations, the operation of the Contest, and the qualifications and eligibility of any participant are at the sole discretion of Sponsor and are final. Each participant agrees to release and hold Sponsor, its employees, officers, directors, shareholders, agents, representatives, and its subsidiaries, parent companies or other affiliated companies harmless from any and all damages, losses, claims, and liabilities arising out of his or her participation in the Contest or resulting from accepting or claiming any prize awarded hereunder. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate, suspend, or otherwise cancel the Contest at any time for any reason.

 

Each Winner will be required to complete an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release which must be returned within ten (10) days of date of postmark (except where prohibited by law). Failure to sign and return the affidavit or release within ten (10) days, or to comply with any term or condition of these Official Rules, may result in a winner’s disqualification, the forfeiture of his or her interest in the prize, and the award of the prize to an alternate winner.  Participation in the Contest constitutes permission (except where prohibited by law) to use each Winner’s name, likeness, biographical information, photographs, and any statements or remarks made about winning or participating in the Contest for advertising and promotional purposes (in any medium) without additional compensation. Participants acknowledge and agree that Sponsor may share any and all information collected through the Contest from time to time with their subsidiaries, parent companies, or other affiliated companies. Sponsor may verify that the Winners are qualified.

 

Sponsor is not responsible for any (i) lost, late, damaged, misdirected, or illegible entries or any miscommunications, (ii) unsuccessful attempts to notify the Winners, (iii) unavailable or failed networks, servers, telephones, or other connections, or any interrupted, misrouted, or scrambled transmissions, (iv) failure of the Website, computer equipment, or software, (v) congestion on the Internet, or (vi) other errors or problems of any kind whether mechanical, human, electronic, or otherwise. Any attempt to deliberately damage the Website or to undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest may be a violation of criminal and civil laws, and should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek remedies and damages to the fullest extent permitted by law, including, without limitation, criminal prosecution.

 

Rules and Winner List

To obtain a complete copy of the official Rules and Regulations or the names of the Winners send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to Countdown to Christmas Contest at LEGOLAND Florida, One LEGOLAND Way, Winter Haven, FL 33884. Please specify whether you want a copy of the Rules and Regulations or the names of the Winners.