Sweepstakes Rules and Restrictions

No Purchase Necessary TO ENTER OR WIN. A Purchase WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR Chances Of Winning.  Open Only to Legal Residents OF THE CONTINENTAL UNITED STATES, 18 years of age or older.  Void OUTSIDE THE CONTINENTAL UNITED STATES AND Where Prohibited.  Employees (and their immediate families (parent, child, spouse or sibling and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and those living in their same households, whether or not related) of Green America (“Sponsor”), its parent, affiliates, subsidiaries and advertising and promotion agencies are not eligible to enter or win.  By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the judges and/or Sponsor, which are binding and final on matters relating to this sweepstakes.  Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws.

To enter: Between 12:01 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) on July 14, 2009 and 11:59 p.m. ET on September 4, 2009 (the “Entry Period”), to enter, visit www.greenamerica.org/greengetaway and complete and submit the official entry form.  All entries must be received by 11:59 p.m. ET on September 4, 2009 to be eligible.  Limit one (1) entry per person/email address for the duration of the Entry Period via this entry method.  Multiple entries received from any person or e-mail address after the first entry received from that person or email address via this entry method will be void.  You can also receive one (1) additional entry for every friend you refer by providing their unique email addresses on your entry form, for a maximum of three (3) additional entries. If you would like to receive additional entries without referring your friends, for each additional entry, send a 3 x 5 card hand-printed with your name, complete address, telephone number, and date of birth to: Green America, Green Getaway, 1612 K Street NW, Suite 600, Washington DC 20006.  Additional mail-in entries must be received postmarked by September 4, 2009 and received by September 11, 2009.  Entries generated by script, macro or other automated or mechanical means are void.  All entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned.

Drawing:  Potential winner will be selected in a random drawing held on or about September 11, 2009 from all eligible entries. Potential winner will be notified via e-mail and will be required to execute and return an affidavit of eligibility, a liability release and, where lawful, a publicity release within seven (7) days of date of issuance. If such documents are not returned within the specified time period, prize notification is returned as undeliverable, or potential winner is not in compliance with these rules, prize will be forfeited and, at Sponsor’s discretion, an alternate winner selected.  If potential winner is an eligible minor in his/her jurisdiction of residence, prize may be awarded in the name of his/her parent or legal guardian who will be responsible for fulfilling all requirements imposed on winner set forth herein.

Prize: Grand Prize (1): A three (3) day/two (2) night trip for two (2) to the Green Festival in either Washington, DC (Oct 11-12, 2009) or San Francisco(Nov 13-14-15, 2009).  Trip consists of round trip coach-class air transportation for two (2) from a major continental U.S. gateway airport nearest winner’s residence (as determined by Sponsor, in its sole discretion); two (2) nights’ standard hotel accommodations in a green hotel, (one room; double occupancy) (room rate and tax only); dinner for two (2) at a green restaurant (not to exceed $100); two (2) passes for Green Festival; two (2) public transportation passes for the destination city; and special “behind the scenes” look at the event for winner and guest which may include the opportunity to meet select speakers and with the Green America crew.  Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) is $2,000.  Actual value may vary depending on city of departure. Winner and guest are responsible for obtaining all required travel documents.  If winner resides within a 200-mile radius of the destination city, Sponsor reserves the right to provide ground transportation in lieu of air transportation and no compensation or substitution will be provided for difference in prize value.  Travel arrangements must be made through Sponsor’s agent, on a carrier of Sponsor’s choice.  Travel must be taken on dates specified by Sponsor or prize will be forfeited and Sponsor will have no further obligation to winner.  Certain travel restrictions may apply.  Winner is solely responsible for all expenses, costs or fees associated with acceptance and/or use of the prize not specified herein as being awarded including, without limitation, any and all taxes, additional ground transportation, meals, gratuities, and souvenirs.  Winner’s travel companion must be of the legal age of majority in his/her state of residence (and at least 18 years of age), unless accompanied by a parent or legal guardian, and must execute and return a liability/publicity release prior to issuance of travel documents.  If travel companion is a minor in his/her state of residence, minor’s parent/legal guardian must execute and return all releases on behalf of minor.  Passes are subject to certain terms and conditions as specified by Sponsor.  Winner and guest must travel together on the same itinerary. Winner may not substitute, assign or transfer prize or redeem prize for cash, but Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to substitute prize (or portion thereof) with one of comparable or greater value.  If winner cannot accept prize as stated, prize will be forfeited and, at Sponsor’s discretion, an alternate winner selected.   All prize details are at Sponsor’s sole discretion.

General Conditions: Released Parties (as defined below) are not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, inaccurate, stolen, misdirected, undelivered, garbled, illegible or postage-due mail, entries, referrals or email; or for lost, interrupted or unavailable network, server, Internet Service Provider (ISP), website, or other connections, availability or accessibility or miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, telephone or cable transmissions, lines, or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties, or other errors or difficulties of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic, computer, network, typographical, printing or otherwise relating to or in connection with the sweepstakes, including, without limitation, errors or difficulties which may occur in connection with the administration of the sweepstakes, the processing of entries or referrals, the announcement of the prize or in any sweepstakes-related materials.  Released Parties are also not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by site users, tampering, hacking, or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the sweepstakes.  Released Parties are not responsible for injury or damage to participants' or to any other person's computer related to or resulting from participating in this sweepstakes or downloading materials from or use of the web site.  Persons who tamper with or abuse any aspect of the sweepstakes or website or who are in violation of these Official Rules, as solely determined by Sponsor, will be disqualified and all associated entries will be void.  Should any portion of the sweepstakes be, in Sponsor’s sole opinion, compromised by virus, worms, bugs, non-authorized human intervention or other causes which, in the sole opinion of the Sponsor, corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play, or submission of entries, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to suspend, modify or terminate the sweepstakes and, if terminated, at its discretion, select the potential winner from all eligible, non-suspect entries received prior to action taken or as otherwise deemed fair and appropriate by Sponsor. Entrants, by participating, agree that Sponsor, its parent, affiliates, subsidiaries and advertising and promotion agencies and all of their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents (collectively, “Released Parties”) will have no liability whatsoever for, and shall be held harmless by entrants against, any liability, for any injuries, losses or damages of any kind, including death, to persons, or property resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, misuse or use of a prize (including any travel or activity related hereto) or participation in this sweepstakes.  Winner, by acceptance of prize, except where legally prohibited, grants permission for Sponsor and its designees to use his/her name, address (city and state), photograph, voice and/or other likeness and prize information for advertising, trade and promotional purposes without further compensation, in all media now known or hereafter discovered, worldwide in perpetuity, without notice or review or approval. In the event of a dispute regarding entries received from multiple users having the same e-mail account, the authorized subscriber of the e-mail account at the time of entry will be deemed to be the entrant and must comply with these rules.  Authorized account subscriber is the natural person who is assigned the e-mail address by the Internet Service Provider (ISP), on-line service provider, or other organization responsible for assigning e-mail addresses.

Winner’s NAME: For the name of the winner (available after September 11, 2009), send a self-addressed stamped envelope to: Green Festival Getaway Sweepstakes, Green America, 1612 K Street NW Suite 600, Washington DC 20006, for receipt no later than September 25, 2009.

Sponsor: Green America, 1612 K Street NW Suite 600, Washington DC 20006

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Green Festival® is a joint project of Green America and Global Exchange. Green Festivals are two day celebrations of what people can do to promote healthy communities, social justice and ecological balance.

2014 Green Festival Dates
New York City: April 26-27, 2014 - Pier 94
Washington, DC: May 31 - June 1, 2014 - Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Los Angeles: September 12-14, 2014 - Los Angeles Convention Center
Chicago: October 24-26, 2014 - Navy Pier
San Francisco: November 14-16, 2014 - Fort Mason

No purchase necessary to enter or win in the Green Getaway Sweepstakes. Open to legal residents of the 50 U.S. States & D.C., 18 or older. Sweepstakes starts 12:01 a.m. ET July 14, 2009, ends 11:59 p.m. ET September 4, 2009. Void where prohibited. Subject to Official Rules, available here. Sponsor: Green America, 1612 K Street NW Suite 600, Washington DC 20006.