WIN A TRIP TO UNIVERSAL ORLANDO® RESORT!
You could win a family vacation to enjoy the action and fun of Universal Orlando Resort, where every jaw-dropping, pulse-pounding, goose-bump-raising second counts. You'll experience Universal's two amazing theme parks, enjoy non-stop nightlife, and stay in the heart of the excitement at the retro Universal's Cabana Bay Beach Resort.
You could win a 3-night trip for four to experience it all for yourself, including:
- Roundtrip airfare to Orlando, Florida
- Ground transportation between airport and hotel in Orlando
- Admission to both Universal Studios Florida® and Universal's Islands of Adventure® theme parks
- Tickets to Blue Man Group
- Admission to Wet 'n Wild® Orlando waterpark
- Accommodations in the heart of it all at Universal's Cabana Bay Beach Resort, opening early 2014
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THE BOSTON GLOBE / UNIVERSAL ORLANDO SWEEPSTAKES
OFFICIAL RULES NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN
Sweepstakes sponsor: The Boston Globe, PO Box 55819, Boston, MA 02205-5819
Sweepstakes Prize Provider: Universal Orlando® Resort, 1000 Universal Studios Plaza, Orlando, FL 32819
TO ENTER: Complete the Official Entry Form at www.bostonglobe.com/universal, or provide the requested information on a 3 x 5 card via 1st class mail in a #10 envelope to: The Boston Globe/Universal Orlando Sweepstakes, PO Box 55819, Boston, MA 02205-5819. Contest begins on December 1, 2013 and entries must be received no later than 5:00pm, EST on December 30, 2013. Your submission constitutes your consent to participate in this Sweepstakes and your consent for Sponsor to obtain, use, and transfer your name and address and other information. No mechanically reproduced or illegible entries accepted. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, incomplete, illegible, late, misdirected, stolen, postage-due, or mutilated entries or mail; any error, omission, interruption, defect or delay in transmission, technical or mechanical malfunctions; failures or malfunctions of phones, phone lines, or telephone systems; errors in these Official Rules, in any Sweepstakes-related advertisements or other materials; failures of electronic equipment, computer hardware or software; or inaccurate entry information, whether caused by equipment, programming used in this Sweepstakes, human processing error, or otherwise Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to void any and all entries of an entrant who Sponsor believes has attempted to tamper with or impair the administration, security, fairness, or proper play of the Sweepstakes. Express, Priority, Registered, Certified or oversized mail are ineligible. No photocopies, facsimiles, or other mechanical reproductions of entries are allowed. Altered, defaced, mutilated, illegible or incomplete entries are ineligible. LIMIT: ONLY ONE (1) ENTRY PER CODE PER OUTER MAILING ENVELOPE PERMITTED; ONE PRIZE PER FAMILY OR HOUSEHOLD. The Sponsor reserves the right to cancel this contest at any time without obligation or written notice.
PRIZES AND APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUE (ARV): PRIZE: There will be a total of sixteen (16) Prizes (Prizes) awarded.
PRIZE: There will be sixteen (16) Prizes (Prizes) awarded. Each Prize winner (Winner) will receive a four (4) day, three (3) night trip for Winner and up to three (3) Guests (Guests) to Universal Orlando® Resort in Orlando, Florida. Trip will include round trip coach class air transportation for Winner and up to three (3) Guests from a major commercial airport near Winners home (as determined by Prize Provider in their sole discretion) to Orlando, FL; three (3) nights standard hotel accommodation (one room, quadruple occupancy, room and tax only) at Universals Cabana Bay Beach Resort or at another on-site hotel (as determined by the Prize Provider in their sole discretion); non-exclusive ground transportation to and from airport and hotel in Orlando, FL; 3 Park Unlimited Passes for admission to Universal Studios Florida, Universals Islands of Adventure and Wet n Wild for Winner and up to three (3) Guests; and attendance at one (1) Blue Man Group performance (exact date and time to be determined by Prize Provider in their sole discretion) for Winner and up to three (3) Guests. The Approximate Retail Value (ARV) of Prize is Two Thousand Nine Hundred Seventy-Two and 40/100 Dollars ($2,972.40). If Winner elects to partake in any or all portions of his/her Prize with fewer than three (3) Guests or no Guest, the Prize will be awarded to Winner and each participating Guest and any remainder of the Prize will be forfeited and shall not be subject to further or alternative compensation. All elements of the Prize must be redeemed at the same time, and no changes will be permitted after confirmation of any redemption. If Winner is between the ages of eighteen (18) and twenty-one (21), he/she must be accompanied by an adult of at least twenty-one (21) years of age in order to check into the on-site hotel. Specific travel dates and arrangements are subject to air travel, holiday, blackout dates, and other prize and travel restrictions. Trip must be completed within one (1) year from the end date of the promotion or Prize will be forfeited. Reservations are subject to availability. Trip must be booked at least sixty (60) days prior to intended departure date. Travel dates are subject to Prize Provider and Sponsor approval. ARV of Prize may vary depending upon the points of departure, ground transportation, and/or airline fare fluctuations; any difference between stated ARV and final ARV of Prize will not be awarded. Prize consists only of the elements expressly set forth above; no other elements or expenses (including, without limitation, insurance, meals, unspecified ground transportation, phone calls, gratuities, incidentals, souvenirs, gasoline, etc.) are included in the Prize and all such expenses are the sole responsibility of Winner. Winner is responsible for any air travel taxes and/or expenses, including applicable departure taxes or fees, inspection charges, and security charges. Once issued, tickets are nontransferable and may not be reissued once travel has commenced. Open tickets may not be issued and stopovers are not permitted. Travel arrangements must be made through Prize Provider. All Prize elements must be redeemed at the same time.
DRAWING: Winners will be determined in a random drawing to be conducted on or about December 31, 2013 from all eligible entries. Random drawing shall be conducted by an independent judge whose decisions are final. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received. Prior to accepting any prize, Prize winners and traveling companions (if a minor, their respective parent or legal guardian) will be expected to execute an affidavit of eligibility and may be required to sign a release acceptable to The Boston Globe. Winners and his/her traveling companions will be required to travel together on the same itinerary, and minor traveling companions (if any) must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian at all times. Prize winners will be notified by phone. If winner cannot be notified or is ineligible, an alternate winner will be selected.
ELIGIBILITY: Sweepstakes open to legal U.S. residents residing in the 50 United States, 21 years of age or older. Employees of the Boston Globe, Boston Globe Media Partners LLC, Universal Orlando® Resort, and their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, directors, officers and agents, and their immediate family or those living in the same household, are ineligible to enter. Sweepstakes void where prohibited by law and is subject to federal, state and local laws. Massachusetts law governs this sweepstakes: provided, however, that claims for bodily injury, personal injury, or property damage arising out of the redemption, use or misuse of any prize must be submitted to the jurisdiction and venue of the federal and state courts of the State of Florida, and construed and enforced in accordance with the laws of the State of Florida.
GENERAL CONDITIONS: Winners are responsible for all federal, state and local taxes. No substitution of prizes permitted by winners. Prizes are not for resale, cannot be redeemed for cash, are not transferable or exchangeable, and cannot be used in conjunction with any discount, premium or rebate offer. Prize is subject to Universal Orlandos and airlines room and flight availability and schedules. All travel is subject to restrictions, blackout dates and availability and First Prize Winners travel must be completed by December 22, 2014. Winners and his/her guests are responsible for any activities not included in the all-inclusive package including, ground transportation other than that described above, local, long distance or international telephone calls, optional sightseeing excursions, facial and massage services, laundry service, merchandise, souvenirs, incidental expenses, travel insurance or any other costs and expenses not mentioned herein. Sponsors reserve the right to substitute a prize with one of equal or greater value if prize is unavailable. Acceptance of prize constitutes permission to use winners names, photographs and likeness for purposes of advertising and promotion without additional compensation, unless prohibited by law. All entries become the property of The Boston Globe and Universal Orlando® Resort and will not be returned. Winners agree that The Boston Globe, Boston Globe Media Partners LLC and Universal Orlando® Resort, their subsidiaries, affiliates, agents and promotion agencies shall not be liable for injuries or losses of any kind resulting from acceptance of or use of prize. The Sponsors, Prize Provider and each of their officers, directors, affiliates, related entities, partners, partnerships, principals, representatives, agents, licensees, sponsors, successors and assigns (i) make no warranty, guaranty or representation of any kind concerning any prize, (ii) disclaim any implied warranty, and (iii) are not liable for injury, loss, or damage of any kind resulting from the acceptance or use of any prize, travel related thereto or from participation in this contest. Entries that are obtained through unauthorized sources are void. By participating in this sweepstakes, entrants agree to be bound by these official rules. For the names of prize winners, send a stamped, self addressed envelope after January 27, 2014 to: Winners List, The Boston Globe/Universal Orlando Sweepstakes, PO Box 55819, Boston, MA 02205-5819. REQUESTS RECEIVED WITHOUT A SELF-ADDRESSED, STAMPED ENVELOPE WILL NOT BE FILLED.