Gap – Athleta And Grand Slam Tennis Tours Australian Open – Win for two to Melbourne Australia to attend the Australian Open scheduled to take place January 13 – 28 2024.

Athleta and Grand Slam Tennis Tours Australian Open Sweepstakes
Official Rules
1. Eligibility: Athleta and Grand Slam Tennis Tours Australian Open Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”)
is open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia who are at least
eighteen (18) years old at the time of entry and who are an Athleta Rewards member. Membership is free
but subject to the listed terms and conditions. Employees of Gap, Inc., Grand Slam Tennis Tours, Visit
Victoria, Merkle Inc., and their parent and affiliate companies as well as the immediate family (spouse,
parents, siblings, and children) and household members of each such employee are not eligible. The
Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations and is void where
prohibited. Participation constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules.
Sponsor’s and Administrator’s decisions are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes.
Winning the prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.
2. Sponsors (collectively the “Sponsor” herein): Gap, Inc., Two Folsom Street, San Francisco,
California, 94105 and Grand Slam Tennis Tours, 145 S. Main St, Stowe, VT 05672. Administrator:
Merkle Inc., 3000 Town Center, Suite 2100, Southfield, MI 48075.
3. Timing: The Sweepstakes begins on May 31, 2023 at 12:00 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) and ends on
June 30, 2023 at 11:59 p.m. ET (the “Promotion Period”). Administrator’s computer is the official time-
keeping device for the Sweepstakes.
4. How to Enter: During the Promotion Period, visit and follow the links
and instructions to complete and submit the registration form including the email address associated with
your Athleta Rewards membership. You automatically will receive one (1) Sweepstakes entry.
Limit: You may enter one (1) time per day during the Promotion Period. Multiple entrants are not
permitted to share the same email address. Any attempt by any entrant to obtain more than the stated
number of entries by using multiple/different email addresses, identities, registrations and logins, or any
other methods will void that entrant’s entries and that entrant may be disqualified. Use of any automated
system to participate is prohibited and will result in disqualification. In the event of a dispute as to any
registration, the authorized account holder of the email address used to register will be deemed to be the
entrant. The “authorized account holder” is the natural person assigned an email address by an Internet
access provider, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses
for the domain associated with the submitted address. The potential winner may be required to show
proof of being the authorized account holder.
5. Grand Prize Drawing: Administrator is an independent judging organization whose decisions as to the
administration and operation of the Sweepstakes and the selection of the potential winner are final and
binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes. Administrator will randomly select the potential
Sweepstakes winner from all eligible entries received during the Promotion Period, on or around July 3,
2023. The potential winner will be notified by email. Potential Grand Prize winner (or parent/legal
guardian if winner is a minor in his/her state of residence) will be required to sign and return a Declaration
of Compliance, Liability Waiver and where not prohibited a Publicity Release (“Declaration”) which must
be received by Administrator within five (5) days of the date notice or attempted notice is sent, in order to
claim the prize. If a potential winner of any prize cannot be contacted, fails to sign and return the
Declaration or provide any other requested information within the required time period (if applicable), or
the prize is returned as undeliverable, the potential winner forfeits his/her/their prize. Receiving a prize is
contingent upon compliance with these Official Rules. In the event that the potential winner is disqualified
for any reason or forfeits the prize, Sponsor will award the prize to an alternate winner by random drawing
from among all remaining eligible entries. Only three (3) alternate drawings will be held, after which the
prize will remain un-awarded.
6. Prize: ONE (1) GRAND PRIZE: A trip for two (2) to Melbourne, Australia to attend the Australian Open
scheduled to take place January 13 – 28, 2024. Trip package includes round trip, coach-class air
transportation for two (2) from a major airport near winner’s home (determined by Sponsor in its sole
discretion); six (6) nights’ accommodations at a hotel determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion (single
room, double occupancy); opportunity to attend eight (8) sessions at the Australian Open (session dates
determined by Sponsor in their sole discretion); opportunity to attend a “Welcome” dinner; opportunity to
attend a Melbourne city tour; two (2) $250 Athleta gift cards (terms and conditions apply) and an
opportunity to play tennis with fellow travelers and Grand Slam Tennis Tours teaching pros, weather
permitting. There exists an inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 in any public place where people
are present. COVID-19 is a contagious disease that can lead to severe illness and death. By
traveling and attending event, winner and winner’s guests voluntarily assume all risks related to
exposure to COVID-19. Winner must travel on the dates determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion or
prize will be forfeited. Notwithstanding the foregoing, Sponsor will make reasonable efforts to select travel
dates acceptable to winner. Trip must be booked no later than one hundred twenty (120) days before the
start of the event. Travel and accommodations are subject to availability and blackout dates. Travel must
be round trip. Sponsor will determine airline and flight itinerary in its sole discretion. No refund or
compensation will be made in the event of the cancellation or delay of any flight. Travel is subject to the
terms and conditions set forth in this Sweepstakes, and those set forth by the Sponsor’s airline carrier of
choice as detailed in the passenger ticket contract. All expenses and incidental travel costs not expressly
stated in the package description above, 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 at lodging, security fees, taxes or other expenses are the responsibility
solely of winner. Unless child of winner, travel companion must be eighteen (18) years of age or older as
of the date of departure or a sibling/friend of winner with the appropriate parental permissions and
releases and must travel on same itinerary and at the same time as the winner. If winner is a minor in
his/her state of residence, travel companion must be winner’s parent/legal guardian. Travel companion
must execute liability/publicity releases prior to issuance of travel documents. Winner and travel
companion are solely responsible for obtaining valid passports and any other documents
necessary for international travel. Travel restrictions, conditions and limitations may apply. Winner and
travel companions are responsible for complying with any COVID-19 requirements set forth by airline,
rental car vendor, hotels, excursion and event venues or other vendors offering services that are part of
the trip prize. Failure to comply with any required COVID-19 requirements, may result in forfeiture of the
prize or elements of the prize. Forfeiture of any aspect of the trip due to failure to meet these
requirements will not impact the value of the trip as reported on an IRS Form 1099. Sponsor will not
replace any lost, mutilated, or stolen tickets, travel vouchers or certificates. Sponsor is not responsible if
any event is delayed, postponed or cancelled for any reason, in which event that portion of prize is
forfeited in its entirety and no substitution will be provided except as in Sponsor’s sole discretion.
Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”): $11,500. Actual value may vary based on airfare fluctuations and
distance between departure and destination. Winner will not receive difference between actual and
approximate retail value. Prize is non-transferable and no substitution will be made except as provided
herein at the Sponsor’s sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute the prize for one of equal
or greater value if the designated prize should become unavailable for any reason. Winner is responsible
for all taxes and fees associated with prize receipt and/or use. Odds of winning the prize depend on the
number of eligible entries received during the Promotion Period.
7. Release: By receipt of any prize, winner agrees to release and hold harmless Sponsor, Visit Victoria,
Administrator, and their respective subsidiaries, affiliates, suppliers, distributors, advertising/promotion
agencies, and prize suppliers, and each of their respective parent companies and each such company’s
officers, directors, employees and agents (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from and against any claim
or cause of action, including, but not limited to, personal injury, death, or damage to or loss of property,
arising out of participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt or use or misuse of any prize.
8. Publicity: Except where prohibited, participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes winner’s consent to
Sponsor’s and its agents’ use of winner’s name, likeness, photograph, voice, opinions and/or hometown
and state for promotional purposes in any media, worldwide, without further payment or consideration.
9. General Conditions: Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, suspend and/or modify the Sweepstakes, if
any fraud, technical failures, human error, or any other factor impairs the integrity or proper functioning of
the Sweepstakes, or any event or cause beyond Sponsor’s control (e.g. events such as natural
calamities, national emergencies, wide spread illnesses, declarations of war, acts of God, acts of
terrorism) interferes with any aspect of the Sweepstakes, including but not limited to fulfillment of the
prize(s), as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. In such event, Sponsor, in its sole discretion,
may elect to hold a random drawing from among all eligible entries received up to the date of
discontinuance and may modify the prizes offered herein. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole
discretion, to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of
the Sweepstakes or to be acting in violation of the Official Rules of this or any other promotion or in an
unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Any attempt by any person to deliberately undermine the
legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an
attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent
permitted by law. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a
waiver of that provision.
10. Limitations of Liability: The Released Parties are not responsible for: (1) any incorrect or inaccurate
information, whether caused by entrants, printing errors or by any of the equipment or programming
associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes; (2) technical failures of any kind, including, but not limited
to malfunctions, interruptions, or disconnections in phone lines or network hardware or software; (3)
unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Sweepstakes; (4) technical or
human error which may occur in the administration of the Sweepstakes or the processing of entries; (5)
late, lost, undeliverable, damaged or stolen mail; or (6) any injury or damage to persons or property which
may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes or
receipt or use or misuse of any prize. If for any reason an entrant’s entry is confirmed to have been
erroneously deleted, lost, or otherwise destroyed or corrupted, entrant’s sole remedy is another entry in
the Sweepstakes, if it is possible. No more than the stated number of prizes will be awarded. In the event
that production, technical, seeding, programming or any other reasons cause more than the stated
number of prizes as set forth in these Official Rules to be available and/or claimed, Sponsor reserves the
right to award only the stated number of prizes by a random drawing among all legitimate, un-awarded,
eligible prize claims.
11. Disputes: Except where prohibited, entrant agrees that: (1) any and all disputes, claims and causes
of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved
individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the United States District Court
for the Eastern District of Michigan or the appropriate Michigan State Court located in Oakland County,
Michigan; (2) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs
incurred, including costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes, but in no event attorneys’ fees; and
(3) under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant hereby waives all
rights to claim, indirect, punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other
than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise
increased. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability
of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrant and Sponsor in connection with the
Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Michigan
without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Michigan or any
other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of
12. Entrant’s Personal Information: Information collected from entrants is subject to Sponsor’s Privacy
Policies ( and
13. Winner List: For a winner list, please click here. The winner list will be posted after winner
confirmation is complete.
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