WBUR 2019 Fall Fundraiser Sweepstakes Rules & Regulations

NO PLEDGE NECESSARY TO ENTER. Pledging does not increase the chances of winning. Void where prohibited. Open only to legal residents of the 50 states of the U.S. (including the District of Columbia) and Canada, 18 or older. All sweepstakes begin at 12:01 AM ET on August 5, 2019.  Deadlines for entry for each sweepstake vary as specified below. A pledge in any amount within these deadlines results in an automatic entry. Subject to applicable sweepstakes rules, members of the Edward R. Murrow Society, WBUR’s major donor group, are automatically entered into all sweepstakes. All WBUR Sustainers are automatically entered into all sweepstakes.  All times referenced are Eastern Time. To enter the sweepstakes without a pledge, visit www.wbur.org/sweepstakesentry and submit your contact information or send a 3×5 card with full name, address, phone number, and email address to WBUR, c/o SWEEPSTAKES, 890 Commonwealth Ave, 3rd Floor Boston, MA 02215. One entry per person. All entries must be completed to be eligible. These sweepstakes are governed by the laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. By entering sweepstakes, entrant consents to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts located in Suffolk County, Massachusetts for resolution of all disputes. Winner(s) will be selected in a random drawing approximately one month after the end of the fundraiser. Once submitted, entries become the sole property of WBUR and will not be returned. Winners will be notified by phone, mail and/or email. If potential winner cannot be reached after 10 days from first notification attempt, or if an entrant is found to be ineligible, or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, such prize will be forfeited. Entrants need not be present to win. In the event the winner declines the prize or if the prize is forfeited as stated above, another winner will be selected.  In the event the second winner declines the prize or if the prize is forfeited, as stated above, the prize may be designated for another sweepstakes or fundraising auction. Persons affiliated with WBUR/Boston University are ineligible to win. Winner may be required to sign an affidavit of eligibility, general release of claims and acceptance of prize, and a receipt. Winner is responsible for all taxes associated with the prize, including if the prize is forfeited after acceptance.  No substitution will be allowed and prizes may not be redeemed for cash or other consideration.  Winner will not receive difference between actual and approximate retail value of a prize. WBUR is not responsible or liable for multiple entries completed or entered by other than human means or entries that are late (including delayed data transmissions), tampered with, illegible, mutilated, forged, destroyed, incomplete, garbled, lost, misdirected, mechanically duplicated, mass machine printed, postage-due, or otherwise not in compliance with WBUR Sweepstakes Rules and Regulations (and such entries will be disqualified). Information about the prize winners is available by mailing a request for the information to WBUR, c/o SWEEPSTAKES, 890 Commonwealth Ave, 3rd Floor Boston, MA 02215.

Prize is a nine (9)-day, eight (8)-night trip for two (2) people to the Galapagos Islands, courtesy of Audley Travel, from October 16 – 24, 2020. Prize includes accommodations in a single room (double occupancy) for two (2) nights at Illa Experience Hotel in Quito, Ecuador; four (4) nights aboard the Sea Star Journey cruise vessel; and two (2) nights at a hotel to-be-determined by Audley Travel in Puerto Ayora, Galapagos Islands; guided tour of Otavalo Artisan Markets in Quito, Ecuador; guided excursions in the Galapagos Islands; and all airport transfers within Ecuador. Audley Travel will also provide the winner with an airfare voucher of up to $1,500 to be used towards economy class roundtrip airfare for two (2) from Boston Logan airport to Quito, Ecuador. Winner is responsible for payment of any airfare costs in excess of this amount. Air and travel reservations must be booked through Audley Travel within forty-five (45) days of accepting prize. Requested changes to the itinerary are not guaranteed, will be at the sole discretion of Audley Travel, and any additional expenses resulting from these changes will be incurred by the winner. Winner and travel companion must travel on same itinerary and at the same time on travel dates predetermined by Audley Travel. Space is subject to availability. Trip specifics are subject to availability. Travelers agree to accept Audley Travel’s terms and conditions for trip which can be found online at, www.audleytravel.com/terms-and-conditions. All expenses and incidental travel costs not expressly identified in this package description, including but not limited to, ground transportation; meals; incidentals; gratuities; passenger tariffs or duties; airline fees; surcharges; airport fees; service charges or facility charges; personal charges such as alcoholic beverages, spa services, and internet usage; security fees; taxes or other expenses are the responsibility solely of winner. Audley Travel tours are tailored to adults 18 and older. Unless child of winner, minors traveling with the winner must obtain the appropriate parental permissions and releases that are required and must travel on same itinerary and at the same time as the winner. Winner and travel companion are solely responsible for obtaining valid passports and any other documents necessary for international travel. Winner is responsible for payment of all tax obligations. Optional excursions, insurance, passenger fees, additional costs to fly from airports other than Boston, business class upgrades and any other add-ons are not included and must be paid for by the travelers. Audley Travel reserves the right to substitute the trip for one of equal or greater value if the designated prize should become unavailable for any reason. Should the winner cancel after making trip reservations, the prize is forfeited and no substitution or credit will be provided. Actual value of trip may vary depending on dates of travel. If the actual value of the prize turns out to be less than the stated value, the difference will not be awarded in cash. Total approximate retail value of prize is up to $18,600; value is subject to change. The deadline to enter will be determined by September 20, 2019 at 5 PM ET and will be posted online at www.wbur.org/support/sweepstakesrules.

Sweepstakes deadlines are subject to being extended and any extensions will be published online at www.wbur.org/support/sweepstakesrules. Dates, times, deadlines, price, and prizes subject to change. Estimated odds of winning are determined by the number of entries received.

**To enter the sweepstakes without making a pledge, please complete this form.**


Congratulations to our past sweepstakes winners!


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