Gannett – USA Today Grand Canyon 100th Anniversary – Win a 5-night trip for two (2) to the Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona

GRAND CANYON 100TH ANNIVERSARY SWEEPSTAKES OFFICIAL RULES

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR TO WIN.  A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR ODDS OF WINNING.  ALL FEDERAL, STATE, LOCAL AND MUNICIPAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS APPLY.  VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.

Eligibility. Subject to the additional restrictions below, the Grand Canyon 100th Anniversary Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) is open to legal U.S. residents of the 48 contiguous U.S. states and the District of Columbia who are 18 years or older at the time of entry and who register with USA TODAY or any of the participating Gannett local publications or are a subscriber of a participating Gannett publication. Employees and contractors of Gannett Co., Inc. (“Sponsor”), Xanterra Travel Collection (“Xanterra”), Second Street, and each of their respective affiliated companies, and advertising and promotional agencies, and the immediate family members of, and any persons domiciled with, any such employees or contractors, are not eligible to enter or to win. Excluded from entry or participation is any individual who is a resident of a European Union member state or a U.S. resident who is located in a European Union member state..

How to Enter. Subject to the additional restrictions below, the Grand Canyon 100th Anniversary Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) is open to legal U.S. residents of the 48 contiguous U.S. states and the District of Columbia who are 18 years or older at the time of entry and who register with USA TODAY or any of the participating Gannett local publications or are a subscriber of a participating Gannett publication. Employees and contractors of Gannett Co., Inc. (“Sponsor”), Xanterra Travel Collection (“Xanterra”), Second Street, and each of their respective affiliated companies, and advertising and promotional agencies, and the immediate family members of, and any persons domiciled with, any such employees or contractors, are not eligible to enter or to win. Excluded from entry or participation is any individual who is a resident of a European Union member state he Sweepstakes will begin at 11:59 a.m. (E.T.) on September 9, 2019, and end at 11:59 p.m. (E.T.) on October 29, 2019 (the “Entry Period”). To enter, select the “Grand Canyon 100th Anniversary Sweepstakes” to access the official registration or by clicking the Sweepstakes link on any of the Gannett publications’ websites. Each entrant will need to complete an online entry form with their contact information (name, address, phone and email address) and follow all posted instructions. Entrants will need to register (at no cost) to USA TODAY or any of the Gannett publications as part of the entry, unless entrant is already registered or a subscriber. To submit your entry, click the “SUBMIT” button. Maximum one (1) entry per person. Multiple entrants are not permitted to share the same email address.

Your computer must accept cookies, or any successor or similar technology, which may be used for the purpose of entry tracking. Ad blocking software on your computer needs to be disabled so that it doesn’t interfere with processing your entry. Sponsor will not be responsible for incomplete, late, lost, misdirected or illegible entries. By entering, you agree to the terms of these Official Rules and to receive marketing and other commercial emails from Sponsor or those directed by Sponsor. You may opt-out of receipt of the emails by following the directions in an email from Sponsor. All entries become property of Sponsor and none will be returned. Any questions regarding the number of entries submitted shall be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, and Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any entries by persons determined to be tampering with or abusing any aspect of the Sweepstakes. 

Winner Selection. On or about October 30, 2019, one (1) winner will be selected in a random drawing of all eligible entries received. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.

Prize. Winner will receive a 5-night trip for two (2) to the Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona. The Prize includes roundtrip airfare for two (2) people to Flagstaff, AZ, a 6-day car rental, a 2-night stay double occupancy room at the Grand Canyon Railway Hotel (first and last nights), one breakfast and one dinner for two (2) people at the Grand Canyon Railway Hotel, two (2) roundtrip luxury dome tickets for the Grand Canyon Railway train, a 3-night stay double occupancy room at The Grand Hotel, and a Rim Mule Tour for two (2) people. Rountrip airfare shall be from major airport closest to winner’s primary residence to and from Flagstaff, AZ. (Total ARV: $4,999). If winner or guest reside within 250 miles of the Grand Canyon Railway Hotel, airfare will not be provided. Roundtrip airfare to and from Las Vegas, NV may be provided to winner or guest instead at the discretion of Xanterra. Winner must complete awarded trip by December 31, 2020. Other limitations and restrictions may apply, as determined by Sponsor or Xanterra, including without limitation available dates for travel and use of the Prize. All expenses and incidental travel costs not expressly stated in the Prize description above, including but not limited to, ground transportation to and from major airport closest to the winner’s primary residence and Flagstaff (or Las Vegas), meals, incidentals, gratuities, tariffs or duties, airline fees, surcharges, airport fees, baggage fees, taxes or other expenses are the sole responsibility of the winner. Guest traveling with the winner must be at least 18 years of age. Air travel is subject to black-outs, airlines’ restrictions and cancellations, and other air travel conditions beyond Sponsor’s or Xanterra’s control Air travel requires that winner and guest each have a passport or other required legal form of identification.  

Winner Notification and Acceptance.  Winner will be notified on or about October 30, 2019 at the email address provided on winner’s entry form. Email notification being undeliverable, or failure of winner to respond to notification, may result in disqualification of winner, forfeiture of his or her interest in all prizes, and selection of a substitute winner from among all remaining eligible entries. To claim prize, Winner must contact: Taylor Puskaric at tpuskaric@gannett.com within 48 hours of the date and time the email notice is sent. Valid photo identification will be required. Winners may waive their right to receive prizes. Prizes are non-assignable and non-transferable. No substitutions allowed by winners. Prizes and individual components of prize packages are subject to availability and Xanterra reserves the right to substitute prizes of equal or greater value. Winners are solely responsible for reporting and payment of any taxes on prizes. Winner will be required to complete an affidavit of eligibility/liability and publicity release which must be returned before the prize is awarded. Failure to complete, sign and return the affidavit, or to comply with any term or condition of these Official Rules, may result in a winner’s disqualification, the forfeiture of his or her interest in the prize, and the award of the prize to a substitute winner. Guests traveling with the winner will be required to complete a release of liability form. Except where prohibited, acceptance of any prize constitutes winner’s consent to the publication of his or her name, biographical information and likeness in any media for any commercial or promotional purpose, without limitation the Internet, or further compensation. Prizes not won and claimed by eligible winners in accordance with these Official Rules will not be awarded and will remain the property of Xanterra. 

Participation. By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor. Sponsor will not be responsible for incomplete, lost, late, misdirected or illegible entries or for failure to receive entries or other electronic communications due to transmission failures or technical failures of any kind, including, without limitation, malfunctioning of any network, hardware or software, whether originating with sender or Sponsor. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify persons found tampering with or otherwise abusing any aspect of this Sweepstakes as solely determined by Sponsor. In the event the Sweepstakes is compromised by tampering or other causes beyond the reasonable control of Sponsor which corrupts or impairs the administration, security, fairness or proper operation of the Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to suspend, modify or terminate the Sweepstakes. Should the Sweepstakes be terminated prior to the stated expiration date, Sponsor reserves the right to award prizes based on the entries received before the termination date. The authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at time of entry will be considered the entrant. An “authorized account holder” shall mean the natural person assigned to such e-mail account by the Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with such e-mail account. A potential winner may be requested to provide proof that he or she is the authorized account holder of the e-mail address associated with a winning entry. In the event of a dispute, all online entries will be deemed to have been submitted by the owner of the ISP account from which they were sent. For these purposes, an ISP account holder shall mean the natural person assigned to such ISP account by the Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning ISP addresses for the domain associated with such ISP account. Any questions regarding the number of entries submitted by the owner of an ISP account shall be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Xanterra is not responsible for the administration, execution, or conduct of the Sweepstakes or the selection of the winner.

By entering the Sweepstakes, each entrant, who opts-in to share its information, agrees that Sponsor and Xanterra will each receive a copy of entrant’s name, email address, and related information submitted in the entry form. Entrant further agrees that both Sponsor and Xanterra may use such information in accordance with their privacy policies (links below), and that entrant may opt-out of emails from either party at any time, and may otherwise exercise entrant’s rights with regard to personal information, in accordance with such privacy policies and applicable law. Sponsor’s privacy policy is available at https://www.gannett.com/privacy-notice/ and Xanterra’s privacy policy is available at https://www.xanterra.com/privacy-policy/.

Release.  Winner and guest each waive and release, for themselves and for their heirs, executors and administrators, any and all rights, claims and causes of action whatsoever that each may have against the Released Parties. Sponsor, Xanterra, and each of their subsidiaries, affiliates, and each of their respective officers, directors, employees, contractors, agents, officers, directors, and owners (“Released Parties”) shall have no liability to winner or guest and are released from any and all claims arising out of the Sweepstakes or the acceptance, use or misuse of the Prize or participation in any Prize-related activity.

Construction. The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. In the event that any such provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable, these rules shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or unenforceable provision was not contained therein.

Sponsor.The Grand Canyon 100th Anniversary Sweepstakes is sponsored by Gannett Co., Inc. The decisions of the Sponsor regarding the selection of winners and all other aspects of the Sweepstakes shall be final and binding in all respects. Released Parties will not be responsible for typographical, printing or other inadvertent errors in these Official Rules or in other materials relating to the Sweepstakes. For a list of the winners (available after November 30, 2019 or a copy of these Official Rules, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to “Winners List/Official Rules” (as applicable), Grand Canyon Sweepstakes, c/o Taylor Puskaric, 7590 Jones Branch Drive, McLean, VA 22107. If you have any questions regarding this Sweepstakes, please send an email to Taylor Puskaric at tpuskaric@gannett.com.

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