The New England Inns & Resorts Ski and Stay Sweepstakes
****OFFICIAL SWEEPSTAKES RULES****
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT NECESSARY
TO ENTER OR WIN THIS SWEEPSTAKES
VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW
Sponsor. The Ski and Stay Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is sponsored by New England Inns & Resorts Association, 44 Lafayette Road, PO Box 1089 North Hampton, NH (“Sponsor”).
Eligibility. Open to legal residents of the United States (excluding Rhode Island, Puerto Rico and all other U.S. territories and possessions outside of the United States and where otherwise prohibited by law) who are 18 years of age or older at the time of entry in the Sweepstakes (or in the case of legal residents of jurisdictions where the age of majority is greater than 18 years of age, such age of majority under the laws of the jurisdiction in which they reside at the time of entry). Employees, officers, directors, agents, representatives and independent contractors (and their immediate family members and members of the same households (whether related or not)) of Sponsor or its parent, subsidiaries and affiliated companies are not eligible to participate. Employees, officers, directors, agents, representatives and independent contractors (and their immediate family members and members of the same households (whether related or not)) of New England Inns and Resorts Association, Stonyfield Farm, Inc., Okemo Mountain Resort, and Mount Sunapee (“Prize Contributors”) or their respective parents, subsidiaries and affiliated companies are not eligible to participate. Subject to all federal, state and local laws and regulations. Void in Puerto Rico and all other U.S. territories and possessions outside of the United States and where prohibited by law or restricted by such laws, including but not limited to jurisdictions with laws that would require registration and/or trust account or posting of a bond, or any other requirements that have not been satisfied.
Application of Rules. By entering the Sweepstakes, each entrant warrants that he or she has read and agrees to abide and be bound by these Official Rules and that he or she is not prohibited from participating in the Sweepstakes. Entrant agrees that Sponsor shall retain full authority, in its sole discretion, to interpret and administer these Official Rules, and to be bound by all decisions and interpretations made in good faith by Sponsor, which are final and binding in all respects.
Sweepstakes Period. The Sweepstakes begins at 12:01 a.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST) on February 9, 2013 and ends at 12:00 p.m. (EST) on April 7, 2013 (the “Sweepstakes Period”).
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.
How to Enter. To enter via the Stonyfield website, www.stonyfield/blog, visit the website during the Sweepstakes Period. Navigate to the Ski and Stay Blog post, and follow the link (http://www.newenglandinnsandresorts.com/stonyfield-sweepstakes), and enter your full name, email, and state of legal residence.
To enter in person, visit a location of the Stonyfield Organic Roadies Tour (“Tour”) during the Sweepstakes Period. A tentative list of Tour locations and dates is below, subject to updates which are available at www.Stonyfield.com/blog and www.stonyfield.com/about-us/community-events.
Tour Locations & Dates:
• Feb 9th Sunpaee,
• Feb 23rd Okemo,
• Feb 24th Hampton Half Race,
• Mar 9th Sunapee,
• mar 24th Shamrock Shuffle Manchester NH,
• March 30th Okemo.
• April 6th Sunapee,
• April 7th Great Bay Half Hampton NH.
You will need to (i) complete the entry form, including your full name and e-mail address; and (ii) confirm that you are 18 years of age or older at the time of entry in the Sweepstakes (or in the case you reside in a jurisdiction where the age of majority is greater than 18 years of age such age of majority under the laws of that jurisdiction.
Sweepstakes participants acknowledge and agree that their respective entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be returned.
Limit only one entry per participant per email address per method during the Sweepstakes Period. Entrants may enter once on the website and one time per location of the Tour.
All entries must be received within the Sweepstakes Period. If there is a dispute over the identity of a Sweepstakes participant, the entry will be deemed submitted by the Authorized Account Holder regardless of the individual that submitted the entry. "Authorized Account Holder" is defined as the natural person who is assigned an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization (e.g. business, educational, institution, etc.) responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. Potential winners may be required to show proof of being the Authorized Account Holder.
Neither Sponsor nor its advertising and promotion agencies are responsible for lost, late, incomplete, illegible, mutilated, inaccurate, misdirected, or for any problems of any kind whether mechanical, human or electronic, including, but not limited to, computer, telephone, cable, network, satellite, electronic or Internet hardware or software malfunctions, failures, connections, availability or garbled or jumbled transmissions, or service provider/Internet/web site/use net accessibility or availability, traffic congestion, or unauthorized human intervention. Sponsor reserves the right to suspend or terminate the Sweepstakes in the event of any such problem. Entries not in compliance with these Official Rules are disqualified. Sponsor shall have the absolute right to determine if an entry is in compliance with these Official Rules without notice to the person attempting to enter.
Selection of Winners.
Two (2) winners (“Winners”) will be selected at random by Sponsor, whose decision will be final and binding, from all eligible entries on or around April 8, 2013. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received for the Sweepstakes. In the event a winning entry is discovered to be invalid for any reason whatsoever or the person who submitted the winning entry fails to comply with these Official Rules prior to delivery of the Prize, the Prize may be forfeited and awarded to an alternate winner selected at random from the remaining eligible entries at Sponsor’s discretion. An alternate Winner will be selected at random from the remaining eligible entries until the Prize has been awarded.
The first Winner (“First Winner”) will receive a 2-day/2-night ski and stay package to The Common Man Inn & Restaurant for two adults, including the First Winner, (“First Prize”). The First Prize consists of:
-Two nights at The Common Man Inn & Restaurant, Claremont, NH, double occupancy
• up to a $549 value and lunch or dinner at our restaurant for up to $50 value.
• Room reservations include the room, tax, continental breakfast, and use of the Inn amenities.
• The Common Man Restaurant is open for dinner Monday-Thursday from 11:30a.m. – 9p.m., Friday and Saturdays 11:30p.m. – 9:30p.m., and Sundays 11a.m. – 9p.m. The lounge is open nightly from 4p.m. – 11p.m. with a grill menu from 9p.m. – 11p.m. While our policy is to seat on a first come, first serve basis, as a guest at the Inn, please ask about our Preferred Guest seating program.
• Guests will be responsible for any incidentals that he/she chooses to charge to their room.
• Gratuities are left to the discretion of the guest.
• Offer is contingent upon a space available basis only. There is no cash value and we do not accept photocopies of the certificate.
• Must be consecutive nights
• To make your reservations call 603-542-0647. Guest must present this certificate upon check-in. Please note that our Inn is a non-smoking facility, any damages will be the responsibility of the guest. Valid credit card is required at the time of check-in for any incidentals.
• Offer Expires: April 30, 2014
• Blackout Dates:
Blackout Dates for Common Man Inn
Day Date Event
Tuesday 1/1/13 New Year's Day
Monday 1/21/13 Martin Luther King Day
Monday 2/18/13 President's Day
Sunday 3/31/13 Easter
Sunday 5/12/13 Mother's Day
Friday 5/24/13 Memorial Day Weekend
Saturday 5/25/13 Memorial Day Weekend
Sunday 5/26/13 Memorial Day Weekend
Monday 5/27/13 Memorial Day
Thursday 7/4/13 Independence Day
Friday 8/30/13 Labor Day Weekend
Saturday 8/31/13 Labor Day Weekend
Sunday 9/1/13 Labor Day Weekend
Monday 9/2/13 Labor Day
Friday 10/11/13 Columbus Day Weekend
Saturday 10/12/13 Columbus Day Weekend
Sunday 10/13/13 Columbus Day Weekend
Monday 10/14/13 Columbus Day
Monday 11/11/13 Veterans Day
Thursday 11/28/13 Thanksgiving
Friday 11/29/13 Thanksgiving Weekend
Saturday 11/30/13 Thanksgiving Weekend
Sunday 12/1/13 Thanksgiving Weekend
Wednesday 12/25/13 Christmas
Tuesday 12/31/13 New Year's Eve
Day Date Event
Wednesday 1/1/14 New Year's Day
Monday 1/20/14 Martin Luther King Day
Monday 2/17/14 President's Day
Sunday 4/20/14 Easter
Sunday 5/11/14 Mother's Day
- 2 adult ski lift tickets for 2 days to Mount Sunapee
o Good seven days a week including holiday periods. Must be consecutive days
o Lift ticket vouchers valid for 2013-2014 winter season
o Must be used by April 30, 2014
o Valued at $300
ARV of the First Prize Lodging is $599.00
ARV of the First Prize Ski Tickets is $300.00
Total ARV of the First Prize is $899.00.
The second Winner (“Second Winner”) will receive a 2-day/2-night ski and stay package to the Jackson House Inn for two adults, including the Second Winner, (“Second Prize”). The Second Prize consists of:
- 2 nights at The Jackson House Inn, Woodstock, VT, double occupancy
• Experience a private two-night Vermont ski getaway in a spacious one-room suite*.
• Savor a full breakfast featuring locally-sourced organic ingredients, the perfect start for an exciting outdoor adventure.
• $75 gift certificate to be used toward dinner at Cloudland Farm*, named Best VT Farm-to-Table Dining by Yankee Magazine.
• Not valid Presidents Weekend, Christmas/New Years Week & Weekends
• Not valid between September 20 - October 31, 2013.
•*Room selection and dining reservations are subject to availability. Alternate room choices on the property (with differing amenities) and/or dining establishments can be requested by winner at time of reservation
• Must be consecutive nights
Okemo Mountain Resort
- 2 adult ski lift tickets for 2 days to Okemo Mountain Resort
o Must be consecutive days
o Not valid Christmas Week, Martin Luther King Weekend, Presidents Weekend
o Lift ticket vouchers are valid for 2013-2014 season.
o Must be used by April 30, 2014
o Valued at $352
ARV of the Second Prize Lodging is $595.00.
ARV of the Second Prize Ski Tickets is $352.00.
Total ARV of the Second Prize is $947.00.
Total ARV of both Prizes is $1846.00.
Specifics relating to the prizes are at sole discretion of Sponsor. Any expenses not specified herein are the sole responsibility of the winners. Sponsor will not replace lost or stolen prizes. The prizes may not be transferred or assigned, except at the Sponsor's sole discretion. No cash value or substitution of the prizes will be permitted or provided, except that Sponsor, in its sole discretion, may provide prizes of comparable or greater value. Any applicable taxes shall be the sole responsibility of the Winners. Prizes will be issued and scheduled in 2013 but may be used in 2013 or 2014; Winners may be responsible for taxes in 2013 even if Prize is not used until 2014. Receipt of any prize is conditioned upon compliance with all applicable federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations and these Official Rules.
Notice/Verification of Potential Winners and Delivery of Prizes. Potential winners must continue to comply with all terms and conditions of these Official Rules, and winning is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements. Sponsor or the designated Prize Contributor will attempt to notify participants who are selected as potential winners by e-mail or telephone within two (2) business days of their respective selection. If a participant does not respond to such notification within two (2) business days, the prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner may be selected at random from among all remaining eligible entries at Sponsor’s discretion. Sponsor shall not be responsible for (i) the failure of a potential winner to receive Sponsor's (or Prize Contributor’s) e-mail or telephone message for any reason, or for the inability of such potential winner to return Sponsor's (or Prize Contributor’s) telephone or email message for any reason; (ii) failed, returned or misdirected notifications due to inaccurate information provided by a participant, (iii) submissions and responses to winner notifications which are lost, late, incomplete, illegible, unintelligible, misdirected, damaged or otherwise not received, in whole or in part, by Sponsor.
Sponsor reserves the right to require the potential winners to show proof of identity prior to receiving a prize. The potential winners may be required to complete an Affidavit of Eligibility and Release, and such other documents as Sponsor may reasonably require, and return these documents within two (2) business days of delivery. If these documents are returned as undeliverable or are not completed and returned by such deadline or if a potential winner does not meet the eligibility or other requirements of the Sweepstakes, the prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner may be selected at random from among all remaining eligible entries in the drawing pool. If the prize notification or prize is returned as undeliverable, or any prize documentation is not submitted as required by Sponsor, the corresponding prize will be forfeited. Sponsor shall not be responsible for misdelivery of any documents and/or the prize provided that Sponsor (or Prize Contributor) addresses the documents to the address set forth in the winner’s respective entry. Sponsor is not responsible for prize information or documents that are lost or misdelivered by the postal service or carrier.
Release of Liability. By participating in the Sweepstakes, each entrant, for himself/herself and on behalf of the adult guest who accompanies Winner on the trip, agrees that Sponsor, Prize Contributors, and their respective parents, subsidiaries and affiliated companies, their respective successors and assigns, and any and all of their respective officers, directors, shareholders, employees, agents, representatives, licensees and advertising and promotion agencies (collectively, “Released Parties”) shall not be liable for, and entrant hereby forever and irrevocably releases and discharges same of, any personal injury, death, loss or damage of any kind or any other causes of action or claims related to entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes or acceptance or use of the prizes awarded, including, without limitation, any claims based on publicity rights, defamation or invasion of privacy.
Indemnification. Each entrant agrees to indemnify and hold harmless Released Parties from and against any loss, damage or expense (including court costs and attorneys’ fees) that they may suffer or incur as a result of or in conjunction or connection with entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes, any Sweepstakes-related activity, use of the the entry, acceptance or use of the prizes and/or any breach or alleged breach of any warranty or representation made by entrant in connection with the Sweepstakes.
Announcement of Winners. Sponsor may post the first and last name and state of legal residence of the winners at www.stonyfield.com/blog, http://www.newenglandinnsandresorts.com/stonyfield-sweepstakes, Stonyfield’s Facebook websites (www.facebook.com/stonyfieldfarm, www.facebook.com/yobabyyogurt, www.facebook.com/oikos), and Stonyfield’s Twitter site (http://twitter.com/stonyfield) following the verification of the winners through April 30, 2013.
Unlawful Conduct and Disqualification. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any Sweepstakes participant who Sponsor determines, in its sole discretion, has (a) tampered with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or of any web site owned, operated or controlled by any Released Party; (b) was ineligible to participate in the Sweepstakes; (c) submitted more than the allowed number of entries; or (d) otherwise acted in an unlawful manner and/or in violation of these Official Rules. Robotic, automated, programmed, or computer generated entries or mechanical reproductions are prohibited, and any use of such devices or entry methods will cause disqualification. Any attempt by a participant to deliberately damage any web site or undermine the legitimate operations of the Sweepstakes is a violation of criminal and civil laws. Should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such participant to the fullest extent permitted by law and to disqualify such participant from the Sweepstakes.
Limitation of Damages. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES, INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE, SHALL RELEASED PARTIES BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, OR EXEMPLARY OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO LOSS OF PROFITS OR HARM TO BUSINESS OR REPUTATION, ARISING OUT OF ENTRANT’S PARTICIPATION IN THE SWEEPSTAKES, POSTING ON OR ACCESS AND/OR DOWNLOAD OF ANY MATERIALS OR INFORMATION FROM ANY WEB SITE OWNED, OPERATED OR CONTROLLED BY RELEASED PARTY, OR ACCEPTANCE OR USAGE OF THE PRIZES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION DAMAGE TO PROPERTY AND, TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, DAMAGES FOR BODILY OR PERSONAL INJURY, EVEN IF RELEASED PARTY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES OR LOSS. ENTRANT AGREES THAT THE AGGREGATE LIABILITY OF RELEASED PARTIES ARISING OUT OF ANY KIND OF CLAIM (WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT, OR OTHERWISE) SHALL NOT EXCEED $1.00.
Amendments. Sponsor reserves the right to suspend, cancel, terminate or modify the Sweepstakes without advance notice in the event Sponsor believes, in its sole discretion, that any computer virus, worms, bugs, tampering, spamming, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures or other errors or problem beyond Sponsor’s control could corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes. Thereafter, if the Sweepstakes is cancelled, to have potential prize winners selected at random from among eligible entries received prior to the cancellation date or to re-commence such Sweepstakes, if at all, only at such time(s) and upon such terms and conditions as Sponsor shall deem reasonable under the circumstances.
Severability. If any one or more provisions of these Official Rules are held to be invalid, illegal or unenforceable by a court of competent jurisdiction, such invalidity, illegality or unenforceability shall not affect the validity, effect or enforcement of any other provision or provisions of these Official Rules.
Force Majeure. The failure of the Sponsor to comply with any provision of this Official Rules due to an act of God, hurricane, war, terrorism, fire, riot, earthquake, actions of governmental authorities outside the control of the Sponsor or other force majeure event shall not be considered a breach of these Official Rules.
Governing Law; Jurisdiction; Venue. These Official Rules shall be interpreted in accordance with New Hampshire law without regard to its conflicts of laws provisions. Entrants agree that the state and federal courts located in New Hampshire shall have exclusive jurisdiction over any dispute arising from or relating to these Official Rules, the Sweepstakes or entrants’ participation in the Sweepstakes, and entrants’ consent to the personal jurisdiction and venue thereof.
Winner’s List. For the winners’ names, send a self-addressed stamped envelope postmarked prior to April 30, 2013 to: The New England Inns & Resorts Sweepstakes, Attn: Winner’s List, PO Box 1089, North Hampton, NH 03862. For a copy of the Official Rules send a self-addressed stamped envelope to above address marked The NEIRA Ski and Stay Sweepstakes, Attn: Official Rules.