DAILY QR Code and Black Friday Travel Sale Contests

2011 OFFICIAL RULES

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THIS PROMOTION IS OFFERED ONLY TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES, EXCEPT FOR RESIDENTS OF NY AND RI, AND SHALL BE CONSTRUED AND EVALUATED ACCORDING TO THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF ARIZONA.   VOID WHERE RESTRICTED OR PROHIBITED BY LAW. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY.

1. ELIGIBILITY:

To participate in any portion of the contest and qualify for a prize, Contestant must be 18 years old or older and a legal resident of the United States (except for residents of NY, FL, RI and PR). Employees or independent contractors of Sponsor, its affiliated or subsidiary companies, and each of their respective officers, directors, partners, managers, members, employees, agents, advertising/promotional agencies of Sponsor or its affiliates or subsidiaries, as well as members of their immediate families and people living in the same household of each of the foregoing are not eligible. All prizes are guaranteed to be given away from the valid entries/submissions after a series of drawings to be conducted by the Sponsor at the address listed below on or about the dates listed below. 

2.  GENERAL:

Prizes are held at the address listed below. Entry in the contest constitutes Contestant's full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of the Official Rules. Entries may be used for promotional purposes, and Contestants hereby give their respective permission to be contacted by phone or mail for this or other promotions by Contestants entering the contest. Entries may be electronically databased. Contestants agree that the Sponsor, its affiliated or subsidiary companies, and each of their respective officers, directors, partners, managers, members, employees, agents or other representatives of any kind shall not be responsible or liable for damages, injuries, losses, claims, actions, or demands of any kind arising out of or resulting from entry in the Contest, acceptance or use of the prize or any other matter related to the Contest, including, without limitation, claims based on property damage, personal injury and/or death, publicity rights, defamation or invasion of privacy. Contestants need not be present to win. Prizewinner will be notified by telephone, electronic mail, certified mail or using other contact information provided by contestant. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply.

3. WINNERS LIST:

For a list containing the name of prize winners, send a stamped, self-addressed envelope, postmarked by November 30, 2011 and to be received by December 14, 2011 to Sponsor at its principal place of business listed below. Said list will not disclose any personally identifiable non-public information about winners.

4.  TO ENTER:

There are multiple contests as part of this promotion.  The following apply to all contests, each contest has additional rules described under the specific contest.  Beginning October 28, 2011, individuals may enter into any of the below described contests by mailing a 3x5-inch postcard with their name, address, phone number, email address, and the name of the particular contest (as listed below) to the address below. All information on the entry must be complete to be eligible. A separate postcard must be sent (1 postcard per envelope) for each contest an entrant desires to enter.  Notwithstanding anything listed below for the specific contests, all valid entries submitted by this mail-in method must be received no later than three (3) days prior to a Drawing Date (as defined herein) to be eligible to participate in said drawing.  SVC-Hospitality, LLC ("Sponsor") is not responsible for incomplete, lost, late, stolen, misdirected, damaged or illegible entries, or for address changes of Contestants. Sponsor assumes no responsibility for: any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries; or any problems or technical malfunctions of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers, providers, computer equipment, or software; or failure of any e-mail or electronic entry to be received on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet, at any Web-site (including www.shellhospitality.com), any mobile application or “app”, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to entrant's or any other person's computer related to or resulting from participation in or downloading any materials from this contest.  All entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be returned.  For each contest, Sponsor will randomly select from all eligible entrants, that is anyone who entered either by the method described above or the other methods of entry described for each contest below, to choose a winner.  In the event of multiple prizes, the first place prize will be selected first and then any second place winners will be selected (in those contests where there are second place prizes). 

a) BLACK FRIDAY EMAIL ALERT CONTEST.  In addition to the entry method described above, beginning at 12:00 am (EST) on November 1, 2011, contestants may enter the Black Friday Email Alert Contest by visiting the Sponsor’s website www.shellhospitality.com/Black_Friday (hereinafter the “Black Friday Website”).  To be eligible if entering under this method, the form must be completed with the requested entrant information, and entrants must opt-in to Sponsor’s Black Friday email alerts and successfully submitted to Sponsor.  There will be a single Grand Prize consisting of one stay at a SVC resort managed by Sponsor or its affiliates (excludes Kauai Coast at the Beachboy, Plaza Pelicanos Grand Beach Resort, Whispering Woods, Little Sweden, Foxhunt at Sapphire Valley, Guadalajara Plaza Express Lopez Mateos Hotels & Suites, Guadalajara Plaza Expo Hotel and Harbor Vacations Club ) for three (3) consecutive nights (accommodations only).  Grand prize valued at approximately $450.  The Drawing Date for this Contest will be conducted on November 30, 2011 and all entries must be received by 11:59 pm (EST) on November 28, 2011. 

b)  BLACK FRIDAY TEXT MESSAGE CONTEST.  In addition to the entry method described above, beginning at 12:00 am (EST) on November 3, 2011, contestants may enter the Black Friday Text Message Contest by visiting the Sponsor’s Black Friday Website and opting in to receive SMS Text Alerts from Sponsor.  To be eligible if entering under this method, the form must be completed with the requested entrant information, and entrants must opt-in to Sponsor’s Black Friday email alerts and successfully submitted to Sponsor.  Standard message and data rates may apply.  To stop receiving messages, you may text “Stop” to Sponsor.  There will be a single Grand Prize consisting of a Pre-paid Visa debit card with One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) subject to standard terms and conditions, with the prize valued at $100.  The Drawing Date for this Contest will be conducted on November 30, 2011 and all entries must be received by 11:59 pm (EST) on November 28, 2011.  Winner may be contacted using the email address or by text message using the phone number submitted for entry. 

c)  BLACK FRIDAY SURVEY CONTEST.  In addition to the entry method described above, beginning at 12:00 am (EST) on November 7, 2011, contestants will automatically be entered into the Black Friday Survey Contest by visiting Sponsor’s Black Friday Website and clicking on the Daily Special Offerings link and then complete the survey contained therein as well as fill out the entry form.  The Black Friday Survey Contest has a single first place prize of: an Apple 8 GB iPod Touch, with a retail value of approximately One Hundred and Ninety-Nine Dollars ($199).  The Drawing Date for this Contest will be conducted on November 30, 2011 and all entries must be received by 11:59 pm (EST) on November 28, 2011.  Winner may be contacted through the email address used for entry. 

d) BLACK FRIDAY VIDEO CONTEST.  In addition to the entry method described above, beginning at 12:00 am (EST) on November 15, 2011, contestants may enter the Black Friday Video Contest by visiting the Sponsor’s website Black Friday Website and following the link to Sponsor’s Black Friday YouTube video.  To be eligible if entering under this method, the contestant must watch the video and write down the code displayed at the end of the video.   The correct code, along with contact information, will need to be submitted on the Black Friday Website to enter the Black Friday Video Contest.  There will be a single Grand Prize consisting of one stay at a SVC resort managed by Sponsor or its affiliates (excludes Kauai Coast at the Beachboy, Plaza Pelicanos Grand Beach Resort, Whispering Woods, Little Sweden, Foxhunt at Sapphire Valley, Guadalajara Plaza Express Lopez Mateos Hotels & Suites, Guadalajara Plaza Expo Hotel and Harbor Vacations Club) for five (5) consecutive nights (accommodations only).  Grand prize valued at approximately $750 to $1,250 depending on resort selected.  The Drawing Date for this Contest will be conducted on November 30, 2011 and all entries must be received by 11:59 pm (EST) on November 28, 2011. 

e) BLACK FRIDAY TWITTER CONTEST.  In addition to the entry method described above, beginning at 12:00 am (EST) on November 22, 2011, contestants may enter the Black Friday Twitter Contest by following the Sponsor on twitter.com and re-tweeting the Sponsor’s Black Friday message, Sponsor will then send a special code to contestant on twitter.com and contestant will need to enter the correct code, along with contact information, on the Black Friday Website to enter the Black Friday Twitter Contest.  There will be a single Grand Prize consisting of one stay at a SVC resort managed by Sponsor or its affiliates (excludes Kauai Coast at the Beachboy, Plaza Pelicanos Grand Beach Resort, Whispering Woods, Little Sweden,   Foxhunt at Sapphire Valley, Guadalajara Plaza Express Lopez Mateos Hotels & Suites, Guadalajara Plaza Expo Hotel and Harbor Vacations Club) for seven (7) consecutive nights (accommodations only).  Grand prize valued at approximately $1,050 to $1,750 depending on resort selected.  The Drawing Date for this Contest will be conducted on November 30, 2011 and all entries must be received by 11:59 pm (EST) on November 28, 2011. 

f) THE DAILY QR CONTEST.  In addition to the entry method described above, beginning at 12:00 am (EST) on November 1, 2011 and for each day through November 28, 2011, contestants may enter the Black Friday Daily QR Contest by visiting Sponsor’s Website on a mobile phone device and clicking on the QR code displayed (certain applications or “apps” may be needed to do so) which will then direct the contestant to a mobile webpage featuring a video and an entry form the contestant must complete to enter the Black Friday Daily QR Contest for such day.  Each day, there will be a single Grand Prize consisting of a single night stay (accommodations only) at a SVC resort managed by Sponsor or its affiliates (excludes Kauai Coast at the Beachboy, Plaza Pelicanos Grand Beach Resort, Whispering Woods, Little Sweden, Foxhunt at Sapphire Valley, Guadalajara Plaza Express Lopez Mateos Hotels & Suites, Guadalajara Plaza Expo Hotel and Harbor Vacations Club).  Grand prize valued at approximately $150 to $250 depending on resort selected.  There will be a daily Drawing Date for each daily contest that will be conducted on the day after each day’s contest (or next business day for contests occurring on weekends).  All entries for any day’s contest must be received by 11:59 pm (EST) on such date.  Winners may be notified by electronic mail. 

5. GENERAL PRIZE TERMS AND ODDS OF WINNING:

 

For all prizes that include accommodations, Hotel/Sales taxes and resort fee are included. Airfare, transportation to and from resort, parking and incidentals (including, but not limited to, food, beverages, Internet access and entertainment) are NOT included in prize. All prizes including accommodations are subject to room availability at listed resorts. For any prize that is a certificate or credit, additional restrictions of the vendor may appear on the certificate or credit itself  and winner is obligated to comply with such restrictions.  For each contest described herein, the number of eligible entries received will determine the actual odds of winning. Maximum number of entries is approximately 100,000. Offer is not valid in conjunction with any other discount or offer. Purchases do not increase odds of winning. Winner agrees that their name and/or photographs may be used in future marketing or advertising promotions. Following a determination of the winning entry(ies), Sponsor will contact prizewinner by telephone or other listed contact method for any contest and Sponsor shall provide to said prizewinner an affidavit of eligibility/liability and publicity release form, which winner must execute and return to Sponsor in order for winning Contestant to collect the prize.  Prize will be delivered to the winning Contestant upon receipt by Sponsor of the winner affidavit of eligibility/liability and publicity release. In the event the winning Contestant does not return the affidavit of eligibility/liability within fourteen (14) days of a respective prize drawing, a new winner will be selected in the same manner set forth above. Prize is not transferable or assignable. No prize substitutions or cash equivalents, except at the sole discretion of the Sponsor.  Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value in the event the advertised prize becomes unavailable. Winner is solely responsible for all taxes, including federal, state and local, applicable to the acceptance and use of his/her prize. Prizewinners will be issued a 1099 tax form for the retail value of the prize.

SPONSOR:

SVC-Hospitality, LLC (Attn: Promotions Department), 6003 S. 40th Street, Suite 1, Phoenix, AZ 85042.  Phone (602) 431-0100
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©2011 SVC-Hospitality, LLC. All rights reserved. ENTRY MUST BE COMPLETE TO BE ELIGIBLE. ONE ENTRY PER HOUSEHOLD.  THANK YOU!