National Park Foundation – Share The Experience 2022 Contest Sweepstakes

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SHARE THE EXPERIENCE 2022 CONTEST OFFICIAL RULES
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. MAKING A PURCHASE WILL NOT AFFECT YOUR CHANCES
OF WINNING. THIS CONTEST IS OPEN ONLY TO NATURAL PERSONS WHO ARE LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE 50
UNITED STATES OR WASHINGTON, D.C., AND WHO ARE AT LEAST THIRTEEN (13) YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER
AS OF JUNE 22, 2022. ANY ENTRANT UNDER THE AGE OF EIGHTEEN (18) MUST HAVE A PARENT/LEGAL
GUARDIAN CONSENT TO ENTER THIS CONTEST. ENTRY IN THIS CONTEST CONSTITUTES ACCEPTANCE OF
THESE OFFICIAL RULES. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.
1. ELIGIBILITY: This Share the Experience 2022 Contest (“Contest”) is only open to individuals who:
(a) are legal residents of one of the 50 United States or Washington, D.C.; and
(b) are at least thirteen (13) years of age or older as of June 22, 2022. Any entrant under the
age of eighteen (18) years old must have a parent/legal guardian consent to enter the Contest,
except for employees, officers, directors, agents and representatives of Booz Allen Hamilton (the
“Administrator”) assigned to this 2022 program, National Park Foundation (National Park Foundation, and
the Administrator are collectively, the “Sponsors”), the National Park Service, Bureau of Land Management,
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, Bureau of Reclamation, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and U.S. Forest Service
(National Park Service, Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, Bureau of Reclamation, U.S.
Army Corps of Engineers and U.S. Forest Service are collectively, the “Federal Recreation Agencies”), Historic
Hotels of America, Celestron, Hydro Flask, (Historic Hotels of America, Celestron, Hydro Flask are collectively
the “Prize Sponsors”) and their respective affiliates (including without limitation their parent, sister and
subsidiary companies, partnerships and other commercial entities), their advertising and promotion agencies
and any other person directly connected with the production and distribution of or the supply of goods or
services in connection with this Contest, their respective owners, directors, officers, employees and agents
(collectively, with the Sponsors, hereinafter referred to as the “Released Parties”) and their respective
immediate families (mother, father, sister, brother, child, husband or wife, and their respective spouses,
regardless of where they reside), and those living in the same household of any such individuals, whether or
not legally related. This includes official volunteers of the Federal Recreation Agencies, part-time or seasonal
employees, former employees of the Federal Recreation Agencies employed within two years of the start of the
Contest Promotion Period, and those who will become employees during the Contest Promotion Period. The
Contest is intended as an amateur photo contest, professional photographers are ineligible to enter and win
any prizes. For the purposes of the Contest, a professional photographer is defined as anyone who meets one
or more of the following criteria (i) is or has been employed full or part-time as a photographer or in a like
capacity; (ii) has an established photography business with the purpose of earning a majority of their income (iii)
currently or previously identified as a professional photographer. This Contest may only be entered from and
in eligible jurisdictions. Void where prohibited by law.
2. PROMOTION PERIOD: This Contest runs between June 22, 2022, 1 0 :00 a.m. EST through December 31,
2022, 11:59 p.m. EST (“Promotion Period”). The Promotion Period consists of the two (2) phases (each, a
“Phase”, collectively, the “Phases”) as set forth in the chart below:
Phase Starts at 10:00
a.m. EST
Ends at
11:59 p.m. EST
Submission Phase June 22, 2022 December 31, 2022
Judging Phase January 1, 2023 February 28, 2023
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The Administrator’s computer system is the official time-keeping device for this Contest.
3. TO ENTER: During the Submission Phase, eligible individuals may enter this Contest without having to
purchase anything by visiting www.sharetheexperience.org and completing the free online entry form in
accordance with the instructions provided and submitting up to ten (10) photographs per month (First day
of each month 12:00 a.m. EST through last day of each month 11:59 p.m. EST). Photograph(s) submitted
online must be submitted in .jpg format and be 5 MP (megapixels) or larger. The spirit of the contest is to
capture a moment that has been experienced. No alteration or manipulation of photographs is
permitted except for m i n o r cropping, red eye removal, and/or adjustment of contrast and brightness.
Photographic techniques such as HDR, light-painting and long exposures are allowed. To ensure compliance with
the alteration and manipulations rules, for those photos that are finalists the Contest Sponsors have the right to
request the photographer provide the file that was recorded by the camera, such as RAW files. Sponsors retain
the right to disqualify photos that, in their sole discretion, have been noticeably and/or excessively altered.
Photographs with watermarks, writing or symbols of any kind will be rejected. Photograph(s) depicting anything
that does not adhere to the rules of the Federal Recreation Agencies, contains unsafe acts, presents resource
or public use management concerns or photographs that are highly controversial, inappropriate,
indecent, or obscene, as determined by Sponsors in their sole discretion, shall be disqualified. All
applicable Federal Recreation Agencies rules must be followed when taking photographs at such
locations – any photograph which is taken or was taken out of compliance with current or then-applicable
Federal Recreation Agency rules may be deemed ineligible. All required fields on the online entry form must
be completed. Incomplete entries will not be accepted and will be automatically rejected. Entrants must be
the registered subscriber of the email account from which the entry is made. By submitting your entry, you
(parent/legal guardian if entrant is a minor in his/her state of residence) agree that the photograph(s)
conforms to the guidelines and content restrictions set forth above and that the Sponsors, in their sole
discretion, may remove the photograph(s) and disqualify you from this Contest if it believes, in their sole
discretion, that the photograph(s) fails to conform to such guidelines and restrictions.
By entering, entrants (parent/legal guardian if entrant is a minor in his/her state of residence) represent
and warrant that the photograph(s) that they submit:
Are their own original creations;
Do not infringe any other person’s or entity’s rights; and
Have not previously been designated a winner in a contest or promotion of any kind, including previous
Share the Experience Photo Contest years.
Entries must be submitted by the original creator. Photograph(s) created by someone other than you but
submitted by you will be disqualified. You must be the sole owner of the copyright of any photograph(s)
submitted. Your submission of each photograph is your guarantee that you are the author and copyright holder
of such photograph.
All photographs must be taken on lands managed by one (1) of the six (6) Federal Recreation Agencies
between January 1, 2020, and December 31, 2022. Photographs taken in state and city parks do not qualify,
unless the underlying land is owned by one of the Federal Recreation Agencies and is being managed or
administered by the state or city in partnership with the Federal Recreation Agency. Please be sure to accurately
label your entries per the following examples:
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Title: Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge
Description: Roseate Spoonbill
Agency: US Fish & Wildlife Service
Category: Adventure & Recreation
Title: Grant-Kohrs Ranch National Historic Site
Description: Red Barn
Agency: National Park Service
Category: Historical & Cultural
By entering, entrants (parent/legal guardian if entrant is a minor in his/her state of residence) grant a non-
exclusive, worldwide, royalty-free, perpetual license to the Sponsors and Sponsors’ authorized partners, to
edit, adapt, make derivative works from, broadcast, publish and otherwise use any or all of the descriptions
and/or photograph(s) submitted, and may use them for advertising, promotional and/or any other purpose
relating to the promotion of public lands, in any and all media now or hereafter devised worldwide in
perpetuity without additional compensation, notification, or permission, unless prohibited by law. By entering
this Contest, entrants (parent/legal guardian if entrant is a minor in his/her state of residence) agree to have
their submitted photograph(s) used and displayed, either singularly or in combination with others and in any
size, on the official Contest website and social media platforms and on the websites, social media, and print
materials of the Sponsors, as well as Sponsors’ authorized partners, in perpetuity without additional
compensation, notification, or permission, unless prohibited by law. Credits, descriptions, or titles, if any, used
with the photograph(s) are in the Sponsors’ sole discretion. In the event that ownership of any photograph(s)
submitted is challenged in any manner by any person, Sponsors may disqualify that photograph(s) and will
discontinue use of the photograph(s).
Online access and an email account are required in order to participate in this Contest. Many public
libraries, retail businesses and others offer free access to computers and a number of Internet service
providers and other companies offer free email accounts.
There is a limit of ten (10) entries per individual per month. Additional entries received from any individual
beyond the first ten (10) entries received for that month will be void. Entries generated by script, macro or
other automated means and entries by any means which, in the opinion of the Sponsors, are intended to
subvert the entry process will be void. All entries, including photograph(s) submitted, become the property
of the Sponsors and their respective designees, and none will be acknowledged or returned.
No third-party entry or entry through Contest service permitted. Any individual who attempts or otherwise
encourages, directly or indirectly, the entry of multiple or false contact information under multiple
identities, multiple email accounts, or uses any device or artifice to enter or encourage, directly or
indirectly, multiple, or false entries, as determined by the Sponsors, will be disqualified. If, in the Sponsors’
opinion, there is any suspected or actual evidence of electronic or non-electronic tampering with any portion
of this Contest, or if a computer virus, bug, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical difficulties, or
failures compromise or corrupt or affect the administration, integrity, security, fairness, or proper conduct
of this Contest, and/or this Contest is not capable of being conducted as described in these Official Rules, the
Sponsors shall have the right, at their sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the
entry process and to void any entries submitted fraudulently, and/or to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend
this Contest, and to select the prize winner from all non-suspect entries received prior to action taken, or as
otherwise deemed fair and appropriate by the Sponsors. If this Contest is cancelled, modified, suspended,
or terminated, notice will be posted on www.sharetheexperience.org. The Sponsors reserve the right to
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prosecute any fraudulent entries to the fullest extent of the law. At the Sponsors’ sole discretion, Contest
winner may be disqualified at any time.
4. WINNER SELECTION: Winners will be determined via the process set forth below.
Monthly Promotion Phase: Three (3) monthly promotion winners will be selected from eligible entries
submitted during each month of the Contest by a judging panel selected by the Sponsors, based on the
following criteria: (i) originality, (ii) artistic composition, (iii) technical quality, (iv) ph ot og ra p hic
t ec hn i q ue , a n d (v ) whether the photograph showcases the best of America’s recreational
opportunities.
Annual Promotion Judging Phase: During the Judging Phase, a judging panel will review all e l i g i b l e entries
and will determine a maximum of two hundred and fifty (250) top entries. Finalists will be selected based on
the following criteria: (i) originality, (ii) artistic composition, (iii) technical quality, (iv) photographic technique,
and (v) whether photograph showcases the best of America’s recreational opportunities. Each of the
criteria will be given equal consideration. In the event of a tie for the final spot, the entry judged to most
effectively showcase America’s recreational opportunities will be the finalist. There will be a maximum of two
hundred and fifty (250) finalists selected.
Annual Promotion Winner Selection: By February 28, 2023, the judging panel will choose the nine (9)
winners, comprising of one (1) grand prize winner, one (1) second prize winner, one (1) third prize winner,
and six (6) honorable mention category prize winners. B e s t e ff o rt s wi l l b e m a d e t o n o t i fy t hese
nine (9) winners on or around April 15, 2023. In the event of a tie for any prize, the entry judged to most
effectively showcase America’s recreational opportunities will be the finalist. Winner (parent/legal guardian if
entrant is a minor in his/her state of residence) agrees to conduct any and all media interviews related to
the promotion if requested and not to criticize or disparage any of the Released Parties during interviews.
All judging decisions are final.
PRIZES: One (1) grand prize comprising of Ten Thousand Dollars ($10,000.00) cash check, a two (2) night stay
at a Historic Hotels of America participating location (ARV Six Hundred Dollars ($600)), one (1) Hydro Flask Soft
Cooler Tote (ARV One Hundred and Seventy-Five Dollars ($175)), one (1) Hydro Flask 16oz Tumbler (ARV
Twenty-Four Dollars and Ninety-Five Cents ($24.95)) and one (1) Annual Federal Lands Recreation Pass
(“Pass”) (ARV Eighty Dollars ($80.00)) will be awarded and the winning photograph may be featured on the
2024 National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass. The approximate aggregate retail value of the
grand prize is Ten Thousand and Eight Hundred and Seventy-Nine Dollars and Ninety-Five Cents
($10,879.95).
One (1) second prize comprising of Five Thousand Dollars ($5,000.00) cash check, a two (2) night stay at a
Historic Hotels of America participating location (ARV Six Hundred Dollars ($600)), one (1) Hydro Flask Soft
Cooler Pack (ARV One Hundred and Seventy-Five Dollars ($175)), one (1) Hydro Flask 16oz Tumbler (ARV
Twenty-Four Dollars and Ninety-Five Cents ($24.95)) and one (1) Pass (ARV Eighty Dollars ($80.00)) will be
awarded. The approximate aggregate retail value of the second prize is Five Thousand and Eight Hundred and
Seventy-Nine Dollars and Ninety-Five Cents ($5,879.95).
One (1) third prize comprising of Three Thousand Dollars ($3,000.00) cash check, a two (2) night stay at a
Historic Hotels of America participating location (ARV Six Hundred Dollars ($600)), one (1) Hydro Flask Soft
Cooler Pack (ARV One Hundred and Seventy-Five Dollars ($175.00)), one (1) Hydro Flask 16oz Tumbler (ARV
Twenty-Four Dollars and Ninety-Five Cents ($24.95)) and one (1) Pass (ARV Eighty Dollars ($80.00)) will be
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awarded. The approximate aggregate retail value of the third prize is Three Thousand and Eight Hundred and
Seventy-Nine Dollars and Ninety-Five Cents ($3,879.95).
Six (6) honorable mention category prizes (one winner per category listed below), as follows:
Categories, Hotel, and Additional Prizes:
1. Adventure & Recreation: a two (2) night stay at a Historic Hotels of America participating location (ARV
Six Hundred Dollars ($600)), one (1) Hydro Flask 16oz Tumbler (ARV Twenty-Four Dollars and Ninety-
Five Cents ($24.95)) and one (1) Pass (ARV Eighty Dollars ($80.00)) will be awarded.
2. Outdoors for All: a two (2) night stay at a Historic Hotels of America participating location (ARV Six
Hundred Dollars ($600)), one (1) Hydro Flask 16oz Tumbler (ARV Twenty-Four Dollars and Ninety-
Five Cents ($24.95)), and one (1) Pass (ARV Eighty Dollars ($80.00)) will be awarded.
3. Historical & Cultural: a two (2) night stay at a Historic Hotels of America participating location (ARV Six
Hundred Dollars ($600)), one (1) Hydro Flask 16oz Tumbler (ARV Twenty-Four Dollars and Ninety-
Five Cents ($24.95)) and one (1) Pass (ARV Eighty Dollars ($80.00)) will be awarded.
4. Scenic, Seasons & Landscapes: a two (2) night stay at a Historic Hotels of America participating location
(ARV Six Hundred Dollars ($600)), one (1) Hydro Flask 16oz Tumbler (ARV Twenty-Four Dollars and
Ninety-Five Cents ($24.95)), one (1) Celestron StarSense Explorer LT 80AZ Smartphone App-Enabled
Refractor Telescope (ARV One Hundred and Seventy-Nine Dollars and Ninety-Five Cents ($179.95)),
one and one (1) Pass (ARV Eighty Dollars ($80.00))
5. Wildlife: a two (2) night stay at a Historic Hotels of America participating location (ARV Six Hundred
Dollars ($600)), one (1) Hydro Flask 16oz Tumbler (ARV Twenty-Four Dollars and Ninety-Five Cents
($24.95)), one (1) Celestron TrailSeeker ED 8×42 Binoculars (ARV Three Hundred and Fourteen
Dollars and Ninety-Five Cents ($314.95) and one (1) Pass (ARV Eighty Dollars ($80.00)) will be
awarded.
6. Night Skies: a two (2) night stay at a Historic Hotels of America participating location (ARV Six Hundred
Dollars ($600)), one (1) Hydro Flask 16oz Tumbler (ARV Twenty-Four Dollars and Ninety-Five Cents
($24.95)), one (1) Celestron StarSense Explorer DX 130AZ Smartphone App-Enabled Newtonian
Reflector Telescope (ARV Three Hundred and Ninety-Nine Dollars and Ninety-Five Cents ($399.95))
and one (1) Pass (ARV Eighty Dollars ($80.00)) will be awarded.
Three (3) monthly promotion prizes of one (1) Pass (ARV Eighty Dollars ($80.00)) will be awarded each month
of the contest for a total of twenty-one (21) Passes awarded.
The approximate aggregate retail value of all prizes is Twenty-Five Thousand and Seven Hundred and Sixty-
Three Dollars and Seventy Cents ($25,763.70).
Monthly promotion winners are eligible to also win one other prize in the contest. Excluding the monthly
promotion prizes, entrants may only win one prize in the Contest. Hotel vouchers and hotel prizes
are subject to hotel availability and blackout dates; reservations required. Lost or stolen prize will not be
replaced. No assignment, transfer, conversion to cash or cash redemption or substitution of the prize is
permitted, except the Sponsors reserve the right to substitute the prize with a prize of comparable or greater
value should the prize, or any portion thereof, become unavailable. All prize details are at the sole discretion of
the Sponsors and subject to change at Sponsors’ discretion. Any changes to the prizes will be published
wherever these Rules are available. The winner (parent/legal guardian if entrant is a minor in his/her state
of residence) agrees to accept the prize “as is”, and entrants hereby (parent/legal guardian if entrant is a
minor in his/her state of residence) acknowledge that Sponsors have neither made nor is in any manner
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responsible or liable for any warranty, representation, or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law,
relative to the prize, including express warranties (if any) provided exclusively by a prize supplier that are sent
along with the prize. Any valuation of the prize(s) stated above is based on available information provided to
the Sponsors and the value of any prize awarded to a winner may be reported for tax purposes as required by
law. The winner(s) will be solely responsible for all applicable state, federal, and local taxes associated with
the acceptance and use of any awarded prize.
5. ENTRANTS’ AGREEMENT: The submission or attempted submission of an entry for this Contest constitutes the
entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and to any decisions made by the Sponsors,
all decisions of which pertaining to this Contest shall be final and binding without any right of appeal.
Winning a prize is contingent upon entrant fulfilling all the requirements of and all terms and conditions
provided in these Official Rules. Failure to comply with these Official Rules may result in disqualification from
this Contest.
All entries, including photograph(s) submitted, and any Request for Information and Waiver or Affidavit
document provided to the Administrator become the property of the Sponsors and will not be returned.
6. NOTIFICATION: The potential winner will be notified, at the Administrator’s sole option, by means of email or
telephone.
7. VERIFICATION OF POTENTIAL WINNERS:
An entrant (parent/legal guardian if entrant is a minor in his/her state of residence) who is selected
pursuant to the process set forth above is not considered a winner of any prize unless and until the entrant’s
eligibility has been verified by the Administrator and the entrant has been notified that verification has been
completed. In connection with such verification, the potential winner will be required to execute and return
a Request for Information and Waiver form or Affidavit, within ten (10) days of the date that such form
is sent by the Administrator t o the potential winner. Non-compliance with the foregoing or with any of
these Official Rules, the return to the Administrator of the prize notification or the Request for Information
and Waiver form or Affidavit as non-deliverable or the Administrator’s inability to contact the potential
winner within ten (10) days of its first attempt to notify will, at the Administrator’s sole option, result in
disqualification of the potential winner and, at the Administrator’s sole option, an alternate winner being
selected by the judges from the remaining eligible entries.
In the event of a dispute over the identity of a potential winner, the entry will be declared made by the
authorized account holder of the email address submitted at the time of entry, and the potential winner
may be required to provide identification sufficient to show that he/she is the authorized account holder
of such email address. “Authorized account holder” is defined as the person assigned to 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 email address in question. Proof of sending or submission
will not be deemed to be proof of receipt by the Administrator.
8. LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY AND RELEASE: The Released Parties are not responsible or liable for:
(a) any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by entrants, non-authorized human
intervention, printing errors or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized
in this Contest;
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(b) technical failures of any kind including, but not limited to, malfunctions, interruptions, or
disconnections in phone lines, network hardware or software, cable, satellite, cellular tower, or
Internet service provider;
(c) bugs, viruses, worms, unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or this
Contest or any other causes which impair the fairness, integrity, or administration of this Contest (in
such event, the Sponsors reserve the right, at their sole option, to modify, terminate or suspend this
Contest);
(d) typographical, printing, network, mechanical, electronic, technical, human, or other errors or
malfunctions of any kind relating to or in connection with this Contest including, without limitation,
errors or problems which may occur in the administration of this Contest, the processing of entries,
the announcement of the prizes or other errors in these Official Rules or in any other Contest-related
materials;
(e) any liability, loss, injury or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or
indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrant’s participation in this Contest or receipt, use or misuse
of any prize; or
(f) lost, incomplete, late, misdirected, garbled, undelivered, incomplete, stolen, or mutilated
transactions, subscriptions, or entries; or garbled, lost, misrouted, or scrambled transmissions. (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 this Contest.)
THE PARTIES (PARENT/LEGAL GUARDIAN IF ENTRANT IS A MINOR IN HIS/HER STATE OF RESIDENCE)
AGREE, ACKNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTAND THAT THE SPONSORS SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR INDIRECT,
INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, OR LOST PROFIT DAMAGES. THE PARTIES (PARENT/LEGAL
GUARDIAN IF ENTRANT IS A MINOR IN HIS/HER STATE OF RESIDENCE) AGREE, ACKNOWLEDGE AND
UNDERSTAND THAT THE SPONSORS’ TOTAL AGGREGATE LIABILITY FOR ANY MATTER ARISING FROM OR
RELATED TO THIS CONTEST, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT, OR UNDER ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY, SHALL
NOT EXCEED THE AMOUNT OF THE ACTUAL OUT-OF-POCKET COSTS INCURRED BY ENTRANT ASSOCIATED
WITH ENTERING THIS CONTEST.
By entering into this Contest, each entrant (parent/legal guardian if entrant is a minor in his/her state of
residence) agrees to release, discharge, and forever hold harmless the Released Parties and their
shareholders from any and all claims, actions, damages, demands, manner of actions, causes of action, suits,
debts, duties, accounts, bonds, covenants, warranties, indemnities, claims over, contracts and liabilities of
whatever nature or kind arising out of, or in connection with, the entrant’s participation or attempted
participation in this Contest, compliance or non-compliance with these Official Rules and the delivery, non-
delivery, acceptance, use, misuse or non-use of the prize and, if selected as a potential winner, to sign and
deliver the Request for Information and Waiver form or Affidavit before receiving his/her prize.
Each entrant (parent/legal guardian if entrant is a minor in his/her state of residence) acknowledges that
the Sponsors shall not be required under any circumstances to award more prizes than the number of
available prizes as set out in these Official Rules.
9. CAUTION: Any attempt by any person(s) to damage any website or undermine the legitimate operation of
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this Contest is a violation of criminal and civil laws and, should such an attempt be made, the Sponsors
reserve the right to seek damages and/or other remedies (including attorneys’ fees) from any such person(s)
responsible for the attempt to the fullest extent permitted by law.
10. DISPUTES: Except where prohibited by law, entrants (parent/legal guardian if entrant is a minor in his/her
state of residence) agree that:
(a) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Contest or
any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and
exclusively by the state or federal courts located in the Commonwealth of Virginia, United States of
America;
(b) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs
incurred, including costs associated with entering this Contest, and in no event shall any entrant be
entitled to obtain attorneys’ fees or other legal costs;
(c) under no circumstances will entrants be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrants
(parent/legal guardian if entrant is a minor in his/her state of residence) hereby waive, to the extent
permitted by applicable law, 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; and
(d) all issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of
these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrants and the Released Parties in connection
with this Contest, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with the laws of the
Commonwealth of Virginia, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether
of the Commonwealth of Virginia or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the
laws of any jurisdiction other than the Commonwealth of Virginia.
11. TRADEMARKS: Unless noted otherwise, all trademarks used herein are the property of the Sponsors. The
names of individuals, groups, companies, products, and services mentioned herein, and any corresponding
likenesses, logos and images thereof reproduced herein, have been used for identification purposes only and
may be the copyrighted properties and trademarks of their respective owners. The mention of any
individual, group or the Released Parties, or the inclusion of a product or service as a prize, does not imply
any association with or endorsement by such individual, group or the Sponsors, or the manufacturer or
distributor of such product or service and, except as otherwise indicated no association or endorsement is
intended or should be inferred.
12. WINNERS’ LIST: For a complete list of the names of the winners (available after May 31, 2023) send a self-
addressed, postage pre-paid envelope to: Booz Allen Hamilton, 575 Herndon Parkway, Herndon, VA 20170.
All winners’ list requests must be received prior to December 31, 2024.
13. PUBLICITY; GENERAL: Each entrant (parent/legal guardian if entrant is a minor in his/her state of residence)
grants the Sponsors, and their respective designees, a perpetual, worldwide, royalty-free license to use,
broadcast, publish and otherwise use the entrant’s name, company name, address of residence, address of
company, statements regarding this Contest, image, photograph, video, voice and/or likeness for
advertising, promotional and/or any other purpose in any and all media now or hereafter devised worldwide
in perpetuity without additional compensation, notification or permission, unless prohibited by law. This
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Contest and all entries are subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Void where
prohibited by law.
14. PERSONAL INFORMATION: Unless the entrant has otherwise authorized the Sponsors or another entity
related to the Sponsors to contact him or her, the personal information gathered from entrants in connection
with this Contest is subject to the Contest privacy policy (available at https://www.recreation.gov/privacy-
policy). Entrants’ personal information will not be shared with Prize Sponsors unless the entrant expressly opts
in to receive such communications.
Sponsors: National Park Foundation, 1 500 K Street NW, Suite 700, Washington, DC, 20005
Booz Allen Hamilton, 575 Herndon Parkway, Herndon, VA 20170