NO PURCHASE, PAYMENT, OR CONTRIBUTION IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.
Please read these Official Rules before entering the Sweepstakes. By participating in the Sweepstakes, you acknowledge that you have read, understand and agree to be bound by these Official Rules. By submitting an entry, you represent and warrant that your entry complies with all the requirements set out in these Official Rules.
The Sponsor of the Win a Whiskey with Kirsten Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is Gillibrand 2020, P.O Box 77541, Washington, DC 20013.
Who May Enter: The Sweepstakes is open to individual U.S. Citizens and lawful permanent U.S. residents who reside in the 50 United States, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico who have reached 21 years of age as of June 24, 2019.
Who May Not Enter or Win: The following are not eligible to enter this sweepstakes or win a prize: Corporations; Labor Organizations; National Banks; Federal Contractors; Foreign Nationals; Registered Federal Lobbyists; Corporate Political Action Committees; the Sponsor or its directors, officers, employees, or agents.
Offer is void where prohibited. All applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations apply.
How to Enter
Methods: All eligible participants who wish to enter the Sweepstakes may enter using one of the following methods: (a) Free Online Entry Method: To enter using the free online entry method, visit https://kirstengillibrand.formstack.com/forms/win_whiskey_with_kirsten and complete and submit the online entry form during the Promotion Period; or (b) Contribution Entry Method: To enter using the contribution entry method, make a contribution of up to $2,800 to Gillibrand 2020 visit https://secure.actblue.com/donate/kg-win-whiskey-with-kirsten to make a contribution and complete and submit the contribution form. Entering by using the contribution entry method will not increase your chances of winning a prize. Eligible participants may not enter the Sweepstakes by any and all methods combined more than 10 times in any calendar day.
All Required Information Must Be Submitted: Failure to submit all required information as required by these Official Rules may result in disqualification. Proof of contributions or online entry does not constitute proof of receipt of entry by Sponsor. All entrants and entries are subject to verification by Sponsor.
The Promotion Period will begin at 12:00:00 am Eastern Time on June 24, 2019, and will end at 11:59:59 pm Eastern Time on July 15, 2019. Sponsor’s computers will serve as the official time keeping device for the Sweepstakes.
Prize Description: One (1) winner will receive the following prize package (the “Prize”): (a) 2 round-trip coach-class airplane tickets (1 for winner and 1 for winner’s guest) from the major airport closest to the winner’s address within the 50 United States, Puerto Rico or the District of Columbia to meet Senator Gillibrand (“Destination”); (b) ground transportation to and from the airport at the Destination; (c) 1 night’s accommodations for winner and winner’s guest at a hotel to be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion; and (c) the opportunity for winner and winner’s guest to have dinner and a drink with Senator Gillibrand. Sponsor will choose, in its sole discretion, the airline, hotel, flight dates, flight times, departure city and airport and other Prize logistics and details. Dates of travel are subject to availability. If winner’s address and Destination are located in or near metropolitan areas with passenger train terminals, Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, provide tickets for train travel to and from the Destination in lieu of airplane tickets. If winner’s address is within 100 miles of the Destination, Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, provide ground transportation to the Prize hotel or event in lieu of an airplane tickets. Except as expressly set forth in the description of the Prize above, winner and his or her guest are responsible for ground transportation to and from the airports or train station and hotel, all meals and all other expenses that such winner and his or her guest incur in connection with the Prize. Sponsor will also determine, in its sole discretion, the date, location, attendees, and all other relevant details of the Prize.
Value: Approximate retail value of the entire Prize package: $1,000.
Selection of Winner.
Date and Manner of Selection: On July 16, 2019, Sponsor will select through a random drawing 10 potential winners from all eligible entries received during the Promotion Period. Sponsor may, at its option, conduct a background check on each potential winner. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any potential winner from receiving any prize as a result of such background check if Sponsor determines, in its sole discretion, that awarding any prize to such potential winner could result in a safety or security risk to any person or persons or could result in the disruption of any event associated with the Sweepstakes. Sponsor will, in its sole discretion, then select 1 winner from the list of eligible potential winners on the basis of criteria determined and applied by Sponsor.
Notification: Winner will be notified by phone or e-mail on July 25, 2019.
Claiming the Prize: To claim the Prize, the winner must follow the instructions and comply with the conditions contained in his or her notification. Winner must identify potential guests to Sponsor. Sponsor may, at its option, conduct a background check on each potential guest. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any potential guest in its sole discretion. If not enough potential winners respond to Sponsor’s attempts to contact them or are otherwise disqualified such that Sponsor is unable to award the Prize, Sponsor may select additional potential winners by random drawing from remaining eligible entries.
The winner must sign a travel release, liability waiver and publicity release in order to claim the Prize. In the event the winner does not sign the required papers and/or is not able to travel to the Destination on the selected date, Sponsor reserves the right to select an alternate winner or to not award the Prize.
Publicity: Except where prohibited by law, the winner hereby grants Sponsor the right to use his/her name and likeness in promotional materials relating to the Sweepstakes.
Non-Transferable: The Prize is not transferable, nor are there substitutions or cash redemptions, except at Sponsor’s discretion if the Prize becomes unavailable.
Chances of Winning
No purchase, payment OR CONTRIBUTION is necessary. A purchase, payment OR CONTRIBUTION will not increase your chances of winning. The odds of winning are dependent on the number of entries received during the Promotion Period.
List of Winners
You may request a winner’s list for the Sweepstakes by sending a written request to Sponsor at the address stated above, which is received by Sponsor no later July 15, 2020.
Other Important Information
Sponsor’s decisions are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes. Entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be returned.
Disclaimer: Sponsor is not liable for lost, late, illegible, misdirected, damaged, incomplete, or incorrect entries. No mechanically reproduced entries or faxes will be accepted. Sponsor is not responsible for any tampering with this Sweepstakes (e.g., hackers, viruses, automated entry devices, and other). Sponsor reserves the right to terminate or modify the Sweepstakes at any time in case of technical failures or other issues outside of its control. Sponsor also reserves the right to disqualify anyone who violates these Official Rules.
Taxes: All taxes are the sole responsibility of the winner.
Law: This Sweepstakes shall be governed by the laws of the District of Columbia, without regard to its conflict of law rules. The forum for any dispute shall be in the District of Columbia.
Release: By entering this Sweepstakes, you release Sponsor and its directors, officers, employees, consultants, contractors, employees, agents, its related or affiliated committees, and candidate(s) (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from any liability whatsoever, and waive any and all causes of action, related to any claims, costs, injuries, losses, or damages of any kind arising out of or in connection with the Sweepstakes or delivery, misdelivery, acceptance, possession, use of or inability to use any prize (including, without limitation, claims, costs, injuries, losses and damages related to personal injuries, death, damage to or destruction of property, rights of publicity or privacy, defamation or portrayal in a false light, whether intentional or unintentional), whether under a theory of contract, tort (including negligence), warranty or other theory.