National Cherry Blossom Festival – Family Getaway – Win of a Four round trip coach airfare for four people between the major gateway airport closest to winner’s residence and the Orlando International Airport
2023 NATIONAL CHERRY BLOSSOM FESTIVAL FAMILY GETAWAY SWEEPSTAKES
VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A
PURCHASE DOES NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
If you participate in the 2023 National Cherry Blossom Festival Family Getaway Sweepstakes
(“Sweepstakes”) with a computer or a smart phone, message and data rates may apply; you should contact
your Internet and wireless providers for pricing details.
This Sweepstakes is sponsored by the National Cherry Blossom Festival, Inc., 1275 K Street, NW, Suite
1000, Washington, DC 20005 (“NCBF,” “we” or “us”). The Sweepstakes prize is provided by the Disney
Destinations, LLC (“DD”).
By participating in the Sweepstakes, you agree to comply with these Official Rules. We will not consider
any entry that does not comply with these Official Rules.
1. Eligibility: To enter the Sweepstakes, you must be at least 18 years old and a United States citizen or
legal resident. You may not enter if you: a) reside in Tennessee; b) are an NCBF, DD or The Walt Disney
Company or affiliate companies employee, officer or director; c) work for an advertising agency or legal
advisor to NCBF, DD or The Walt Disney Company or affiliate companies; or d) are an immediate family
member of or living in the same household as the persons in b) and c) above.
2. Sweepstakes Period: The Sweepstakes begins on March 14, 2023 at 12:01 am EDT and ends at 11:59
pm EDT on June 30, 2023 (“Entry Period”).
3. How to Enter: You may enter the Sweepstakes by:
Going to https://nationalcherryblossomfestival.org/event/family-getaway-sweepstakes-2023/
Entering the information into the required fields. You must include all the required information to be
a valid entry (“Entry”).
We will consider your Entry only if: a) you provide all the required Entry information; b) you submit
your Entry; and c) we receive your Entry during the Entry Period. Once you submit your Entry, you
may not delete, cancel or modify that Entry.
By entering the Sweepstakes, you represent and warrant that you are eligible and that your Entry contains
4. Number of Entries. You may submit:
One Entry for yourself, as detailed in Section 3 above;
One additional Entry for each of your friends who enter the Sweepstakes and use your unique
5. Winner Selection and Notification. We will select, at random, one winner from all eligible Entries
(“Winner”). Your odds of winning depend on the total number of eligible Entries that we receive. The
Winner selection is final and we will not entertain any correspondence about that selection.
If you are the Winner, National Cherry Blossom Festival will notify you by email (“Award Letter”). We and
DD are not responsible or liable for late, lost, misdirected, or unsuccessful efforts to notify you.
The Winner will be required to sign and return a publicity consent and release before the Winner receives
the Prize detailed in Section 6 below. The Winner’s consent and release, when signed, will allow us, without
additional compensation, to use the Winner’s name, voice or likeness irrevocably, perpetually and
worldwide for any purpose and in any media (known or later developed), and to release the Winner’s name
to anyone requesting information about the Winner. If the Winner does not claim the Prize or fails to return
to us a signed publicity consent and release within five calendar days of Winner’s receipt of the Award
Letter, we may award the Prize to another person.
6. Prize and Approximate Retail Value. The Prize consists of:
a. Four round trip coach airfare for four people between the major gateway airport closest to winner’s
residence and the Orlando International Airport. If the winner resides within 250 miles of the Walt Disney World®
Resort, airfare will not be provided;
b. Round trip ground transportation for four people between the Orlando International Airport and the Walt
Disney World® Resort in the form of eight vouchers for Lyft each valued at $50.00;
c. Room accommodations consisting of one standard room (with a maximum of four persons per room) for
four nights at a hotel at the Walt Disney World® Resort selected by DD;
d. Four Five-Day Theme Park Tickets with Park Hopper® Option; and
e. One Disney Gift Card with a value of $300.00 (subject to gift card terms and conditions:
The Prize does not include meals, hotel room service, laundry service, alcoholic beverages, merchandise,
souvenirs, telecommunications or wireless network access, tips, gratuities, service charges or taxes. We and DD
will not offer an alternative prize, cash equivalent, or other substitute prize. If you win, you may not direct us or
DD to give anyone else the Prize.
7. Prize Restrictions.
The Prize vacation must be taken between July 1, 2023 and September 15, 2024.
Departure date and accommodations are subject to availability; certain restrictions and block-out
dates may apply.
Prize winner and winner’s guests must travel together on the same itinerary.
The Prize may not be sold, traded, transferred, rescheduled to dates not within the fulfillment period
set forth above, or refunded. The Prize is not redeemable for cash.
Any lost or stolen theme park tickets, vouchers or gift cards will not be replaced.
The actual value of the Prize may vary depending on point of departure and fluctuations of rates and
airfares (if applicable). If the actual value of the Vacation is less than stated estimated retail value,
the difference will not be awarded.
Theme parks, attractions and other offerings are subject to availability, closures, change or
cancellation without notice or liability. Park admission, offerings and ticket options are not
To visit the theme parks, theme park reservations via the Disney Park Pass system
(https://disneyworld.disney.go.com/experience-updates/park-reservations/) AND valid admission
are required for the same theme park on the same date for each person in the group ages 3 and up.
Reservations are subject to availability and are not guaranteed until a reservation is finalized. A park
reservation must be made for each day of entry.
An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present. By
accepting and using the Vacation and visiting the Walt Disney World® Resort, the winner and guests
voluntarily assume all risks related in any way to exposure to COVID-19, and any other
communicable or infectious disease. The winner and guests must comply with all theme park rules
and regulations, including any public health restrictions. Failure to do so may result in forfeiture of
such portion(s) of the prize. Disney Destinations, LLC reserves the right to remove or deny entry to
the winner and/or any of the guests who do not comply with any health restrictions imposed by any
government, or Disney Destinations, LLC. The Prize winner and guests are also responsible for
understanding and complying with any COVID-19 travel restrictions. Before visiting, each guest
should visit https://disneyworld.disney.go.com/experience-updates/ to view important information
about park reservations, limitations on benefits, features, experiences and offerings, safety
measures and other information.
The Prize winner and guests will be required to execute a liability/publicity/COVID-19 release and
waiver form prior to booking of any travel. The winner and guests may each be required to execute
and return, where legal, publicity releases, which must be returned with the verification documents
requested of winner.
DD, its parent, related, affiliated, and subsidiary companies and their respective officers, directors,
agents, employees and assigns shall be released and discharged from any and all legal claims,
losses, injuries, demands, damages, actions, and/or causes of actions that arise out of and/or in any
way related to the prize, the receipt, use and/or enjoyment of the prize and/or the Promotion.
All applicable taxes apply to the ARV, including applicable state and local taxes. For U.S. citizens
and U.S. residents for tax purposes, the Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) requires DD to issue and
file with the IRS Form 1099-MISC for each recipient of a prize whose value is at least $7,982.00.
Reporting of any other applicable tax and payment of any applicable tax is the sole responsibility of
8. Alternative Winner. If the Winner is unable to make reservations within the required time period or to
travel within the date restrictions set forth above, the Winner will forfeit the Prize and we may award the
Prize to an alternative winner. The alternate winner must agree to the Prize Restrictions set forth above.
9. Privacy. We collect, store and use information collected from the Sweepstakes in accordance with our
10. General Terms and Conditions.
You understand and agree that we, DD and our respective agents and representatives and entities
associated with the Sweepstakes are not responsible or liable for:
o Late, lost, delayed, damaged, misdirected, incomplete, illegible, or unintelligible Entries;
o Electronic, hardware or software program, network, internet, or computer malfunctions,
failures, or difficulties of any kind;
o Failed, incomplete, garbled, or delayed computer transmissions;
o Any condition caused by events beyond our control; or
o Any printing or typographical errors in any materials associated with the Sweepstakes.
We may, in our sole discretion, suspend or cancel Sweepstakes at any time if a computer virus,
bug, or other technical problem corrupts the administration, security or proper play of the
These Official Rules are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the District of
Columbia without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions.
By participating in the Sweepstakes, you will: 1) indemnify and defend us and DD, and each of our
respective shareholders, agents and representatives and entities associated with the Sweepstakes
to the extent permitted by law from any and all losses, damages or claims arising from or related
to third party claims related to your Entry; and 2) resolve any dispute that arises between the parties
related to the Sweepstakes in District of Columbia courts individually, without resort to any form of
class action, and not seek to recover punitive, direct, indirect, incidental or consequential damages,
or attorneys’ fees or expenses incurred more than $100.
We may, in our sole discretion: 1) cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes or void
entries if we believe anything has or will happen that may corrupt the integrity, administration or
fairness of the Sweepstakes; or 2) disqualify you if you tamper with or attempt to tamper with the
entry process, the Entry Site or the operation of the Sweepstakes or if you violate these Official
To obtain the name of the Sweepstakes Winner or a copy of these Official Rules, send a stamped,
self- addressed envelope (VT residents need not affix return postage on requests for Official Rules)
to 2023 DD National Cherry Blossom Festival Sweepstakes, 1275 K Street, NW, Suite 1000,
Washington, DC 20005 no later than May 22, 2023.