Southwest Airlines – Ukuleles Take Flight – Win air travel on Southwest Airlines® for winner and one (1) guest subject to Air Travel Restrictions set forth below and Two (2) Guitar Center Mitchell Ukuleles
Ukuleles Take Flight Sweepstakes Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”)
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID IN ALASKA,
PUERTO RICO, RHODE ISLAND, AND WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW.
1. Eligibility: Sweepstakes is open to all legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia (excluding
Alaska, and Rhode Island) who are twenty-one (21) years of age or older and have a valid email account at the time of entry.
Employees of Southwest Airlines Co. (“Sponsor”), Guitar Center, Inc. (“GC”), their advertising and promotions agencies, and
their immediate families (spouse and parents, children and siblings and their spouses) and individuals living in the same
households of such employees are ineligible. Eligibility is contingent on agreement to, and compliance with, these Official Rules
and Sponsor’s decisions, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes. Winning a prize is contingent
upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein. Sweepstakes subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and
regulations. This Sweepstakes is offered in the United States only and shall only be construed and evaluated according to
United States law. Do not enter this Sweepstakes if you are not located in the United States.
2. To Enter: Sweepstakes starts on September 16, 2022 at 12:01 p.m. Central Time (“CT”) and ends on September 30, 2022 at
11:59 p.m. CT (“Sweepstakes Period”).
To enter the Sweepstakes, visit https://southwest.fm/ukuleleflight and enter your name, email address, phone number, ZIP
code, and date of birth. You will be prompted to complete the registration form with all required information and submit such
information to receive one (1) entry into the Sweepstakes.
All entries become property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned. Incomplete entries are not eligible.
Individuals who do not follow all of the instructions, provide the required information in their registration, and/or abide by
these Official Rules or other instructions of Sponsor may be disqualified. Entries must be received by September 30, 2022 at
11:59 p.m. CT to be eligible. Entries limited to one (1) per person. Sponsor’s computer is the official timekeeping device for this
No photocopied, mechanically, or electronically reproduced entries accepted. Automated entries are prohibited, and any use of
automated devices will cause disqualification. Entrants may not enter with multiple email addresses, nor may entrants use any
other device or artifice to enter multiple times or as multiple entrants. Any attempt by any person found to enter or in any way
attempt to obtain more than the authorized number of entries will be found to be ineligible, and their entries will be
disqualified all as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Any eligible individual participating in this Sweepstakes shall be a
“Participant.” Participation must be by the Participant. Multiple entrants are not permitted to share the same email account. In
the event of a dispute as to the identity of a Participant, the authorized account holder of the email account used to enter the
Sweepstakes will be deemed to be the Participant. “Authorized Account Holder” is defined as the natural person who is
assigned an account by the organization which is responsible for assigning such accounts or the account associated with the
submitted email address. Potential winners may be required to show proof of being the authorized email account holder. If the
identity of the individual who actually participated in the Sweepstakes cannot be resolved to Sponsor’s satisfaction, the affected
individual’s entry will be deemed ineligible.
Participants are required to provide truthful information and Sponsor will reject and delete any entry that it discovers to be
false or fraudulent. Sponsor will disqualify any entry from individuals who do not meet the eligibility requirements.
3. Drawing: On or about October 3, 2022, a random drawing from all eligible entries received will be conducted by Sponsor to
select one (1) Sweepstakes winner. Winner will be notified by phone and/or email on or about 72 hours after the random
drawing takes place. Odds of winning will depend on the total number of eligible entries received. Participants need not be
present to win. All potential winners are subject to eligibility verification by Sponsor. A PARTICIPANT IS NOT A WINNER OF ANY
PRIZE, EVEN IF NOTIFIED OF BEING A WINNER, UNLESS AND UNTIL THE PARTICIPANT’S ELIGIBILITY HAS BEEN VERIFIED.
4. Prize: One (1) winner will win a prize that includes the following:
a. Round trip air travel on Southwest Airlines® for winner and one (1) guest, subject to Air Travel Restrictions set forth below;
b. Two (2) Guitar Center Mitchell Ukuleles.
Approximate retail value (“ARV”) of prize is $960. ARV is as of the date of printing these Official Rules. The difference in value
of prize as stated herein and value at time of prize notification, if any, will not be awarded.
There will be no substitutions if the winner is unable for any reason to attend the Event. If the Event is canceled or the dates or
times of the Event are changed for any reason, no tickets will be provided in lieu thereof, nor will Sponsor award an alternate
prize or cash value of Event tickets. Event tickets are subject to certain terms and conditions as specified by issuer.
Prize must be accepted as awarded or prize will be forfeited and awarded to an alternate winner. Once the winner accepts the
prize and returns all Required Documentation (as defined below) to Sponsor, winner is solely responsible for payment of taxes,
if any, for the entire prize awarded, even if, for any reason, the winner does not use the entire prize. If the winner chooses to
bring less than the allotted number of guests, the prize will be awarded in increments suitable for the actual number of
participants with no substitute prize or compensation provided to the winner. Travel accommodations and other restrictions
apply. All costs and expenses associated with prize acceptance and use not specified herein as being provided, including but not
limited to lodging, transportation costs, meals, gratuities, and other expenses incurred by accepting the prize, are the sole
responsibility of the winner. No prize substitutions, cash equivalent, or transfer of prizes permitted except at the sole discretion
of the Sponsor. Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to substitute a prize or portion of a prize of greater or equal
value if the advertised prize is unavailable.
Air Travel Restrictions: Air travel is subject to Southwest Airlines terms and conditions; certain restrictions may apply. Round
trip travel for two (2) on Southwest Airlines will be awarded in the form of four (4) Southwest flight e-passes. Each Southwest
flight e-pass is valid for one-way travel on Southwest Airlines-operated, published, scheduled service. The Southwest flight e-
pass will bear the date of issue and the date of expiration. Expiration dates will not be extended, and travel must be completed
on or before the expiration date. The Southwest flight e-pass is not valid on interline or codeshare service. The Southwest flight
e-pass is non-refundable and is not redeemable for cash or credit. The Southwest flight e-pass will not be replaced for any
reason, including, without limitation, if lost, stolen, or fraudulently used. The Southwest flight e-pass is non-transferrable and
cannot be sold to a third party. Sale, auction, or re-tendering of the Southwest flight e-pass for money or otherwise is strictly
prohibited. The Southwest flight e-pass may not be used for promotional purposes unless previously approved by Southwest
Airlines. Any suspected fraud, misrepresentation, misuse, abuse or violation of the Southwest flight e-pass rules and regulations
may result in cancellation of the Southwest flight e-pass(es). Southwest flight e-pass holders are required to be nineteen (19)
years of age or older and a legal U.S. resident. However, the recipient of a Southwest flight e-pass may arrange travel for
another person if done without selling or bartering a Southwest flight e-pass. Air transportation by Southwest Airlines is subject
to Southwest Airlines’ Passenger Contract of Carriage set out at www.southwest.com/contractofcarriage. If the winner does
not live in a city served by Southwest Airlines, he/she is responsible for transportation to and from the nearest airport served by
Southwest Airlines. Winner is responsible for booking all travel and paying all applicable international taxes and fees. Travel is
based on seat availability. Seats on any desired flight are not guaranteed. Winner and guest(s) must travel on the same
itinerary and are responsible for obtaining all required travel documents. Winner and guest must have valid government-issued
photo identification at the time of travel. If the travel guest is a minor, winner must be his/her parent/guardian, or be
accompanied by his/her parent/guardian.
5. To Claim Prize: Winner will be notified by phone and/or email and will be required to complete and sign an Affidavit of Eligibility
and Liability Release and, where legal, a Publicity Release (collectively, the “Required Documentation”). The Required
Documentation will be mailed or emailed, based on the potential winner’s preference upon account validation. If a potential
winner cannot be contacted using the information provided or fails to respond to Sponsor’s attempt to notify them of selection
within three (3) days; if any notification is returned as undeliverable or yields an error of undeliverable type “bounce back”
email (regardless if the message is ultimately delivered to the recipient); if Sponsor is unable to verify potential winner’s
eligibility; if potential winner fails to sign and return the Required Documentation within the required time period or fails to
comply with these Official Rules; if any prize is returned undeliverable; if a potential winner is unable or unwilling to accept the
prize as stated; or if the potential winner cannot be verified as eligible for any other reason, the potential winner is disqualified
and an alternate winner will be selected by random drawing from among the eligible entries. In the event that a potential
winner is disqualified for any reason, the next received and eligible entry received by Sponsor that is fully compliant with these
Official Rules shall be deemed the winner, until the prize is awarded or until two (2) attempts have been made to award the
prize and each attempt has failed. Sponsor will identify each potential winner and verify the potential winner’s eligibility after
the end of the Sweepstakes Period. If unable to verify eligibility, Sponsor will select an alternate potential winner within a
reasonable time thereafter. If applicable, winner’s guest must execute a Liability Release and, where legal, Publicity Release
(“Guest Documents”), which must be returned with the winner’s Required Documentation prior to the issuance of travel
documents or the guest portion of the prize will be forfeited. If a guest is younger than eighteen (18) years of age, guest’s
parent or legal guardian must sign Guest Documents on behalf of such guest and accompany such minor guest.
6. Conditions: Payments of all applicable federal, state, and local taxes are solely the responsibility of the winner. Winner will be
required to sign an IRS Form W-9 with the winner’s full social security number or the equivalent. Failure to submit a Form W-9
upon request will result in forfeiture of the prize. Winnings of $600 or more will be reported to the IRS in the calendar year in
which the prize is awarded.
By participating in the Sweepstakes, winner agrees to have his/her name, voice, likeness, photograph, statements, opinions,
biographical information and/or Sweepstakes entry used in any advertising or broadcasting material, whether relating to this
Sweepstakes or otherwise, in any media, worldwide, now known or hereinafter developed, in perpetuity, without additional
notice, payment, or other compensation unless prohibited by law, and, where legal, to sign a publicity release confirming such
consent prior to acceptance of the prize.
Sponsor, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify any person tampering with the entry process, the operation of
Sponsor’s website, or otherwise in violation of the Official Rules. Sponsor further reserves the right to cancel, terminate or
modify the Sweepstakes if it is not capable of completion as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering,
unauthorized intervention or technical failures of any sort. In such event, Sponsor reserves the right, but not the obligation, to
award any applicable prize(s) from the entries submitted before the cancellation, suspension, or modification of the
Sweepstakes. Any attempt to undermine the operation of the Sweepstakes may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and,
should such attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted
Sponsor reserves the right to make changes in the Official Rules, including the substitution of a prize of greater or equivalent
value, which will become effective upon announcement.
Failure to comply with the Official Rules may result in Participant’s disqualification solely at the discretion of the Sponsor.
The Sponsor is not responsible for typographical or other errors in the administration of the Sweepstakes or in the
announcement of a prize.
In the event a prize is mailed or emailed to a winner, it will be with the prior written consent of the winner and therefore,
winner assumes the risk of its loss. Sponsor is not responsible for the safe arrival of a prize. Sponsor is not responsible if
potential winner does not receive his/her prize because erroneous, expired, canceled, fraudulent, or fake information was
provided during the Sweepstakes. Only the prize(s) set forth in these Official Rules will be awarded. If, through printing or
production error, or for any other reason whatsoever, more prizes are claimed than intended and/or set forth in these Official
Rules, Sponsor reserves the right to award only the stated number of prizes from all legitimate, unawarded, eligible prize claims.
Sponsor is not liable to a winner or to any other person for failure to supply the prizes described herein (or any part thereof) by
reason of such prizes (or any portion thereof) becoming unavailable or impracticable to award for reasons beyond the
reasonable control of the Sponsor, or for any force majeure event, technical or equipment failure, terrorist acts, labor dispute,
pandemic, or act/omission of any kind (whether legal or illegal), transportation interruption, civil disturbance, or any other
cause beyond the reasonable control of the Sponsor.
7. Indemnification; Limitation of Liability: NEITHER SPONSOR, GC, NOR THEIR SUBSIDIARIES AND AFFILIATED ENTITIES IS
RESPONSIBLE FOR PRINTING OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS IN ANY SWEEPSTAKES-RELATED MATERIALS OR TRANSACTIONS THAT
ARE PROCESSED LATE OR INCORRECTLY OR ARE LOST DUE TO COMPUTER OR ELECTRONIC MALFUNCTION.
SPONSOR IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR LOST, STOLEN, MANGLED, MISDELIVERED, POSTAGE DUE, ILLEGIBLE, INCOMPLETE OR LATE
ENTRIES, TELEPHONE SERVICE OUTAGES, DELAYS, BUSY SIGNALS, EQUIPMENT MALFUNCTIONS AND ANY OTHER
TECHNOLOGICAL DIFFICULTIES THAT MAY PREVENT AN INDIVIDUAL FROM ENTERING OR CLAIMING A PRIZE.
THIS SWEEPSTAKES OFFER IS BEING MADE EXCLUSIVELY BY THE SPONSOR. SPONSOR AND GC ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR
TECHNICAL, HARDWARE, SOFTWARE, OR TELEPHONE FAILURE OF ANY KIND, LOST OR UNAVAILABLE NETWORK CONNECTIONS
OR FRAUD, INCOMPLETE, GARBLED, OR DELAYED COMPUTER TRANSMISSION WHETHER CAUSED BY SPONSOR, USER, OR BY
ANY OF THE EQUIPMENT OR PROGRAMMING ASSOCIATED WITH OR UTILIZED IN THE SWEEPSTAKES, OR BY ANY TECHNICAL OR
HUMAN ERROR WHICH MAY OCCUR IN THE PROCESS OF SUBMISSIONS WHICH MAY LIMIT A PARTICIPANT’S ABILITY TO
PARTICIPATE IN THIS SWEEPSTAKES. NEITHER SPONSOR, GC, NOR THEIR SUBSIDIARIES AND AFFILIATED ENTITIES IS
RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR INJURY INCURRED BY WINNER AND GUESTS AS A RESULT OF WINNING.
BY ENTERING, PARTICIPANTS AGREE TO RELEASE, HOLD HARMLESS, DEFEND AND INDEMNIFY EACH OF SPONSOR, GC, AND
THEIR RESPECTIVE PARENTS, SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, AND EACH OF THEIR RESPECTIVE DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES
AND AGENTS, AND ANY AND ALL OTHER COMPANIES ASSOCIATED WITH THIS SWEEPSTAKES (COLLECTIVELY, THE “RELEASED
PARTIES”) AGAINST ANY AND ALL LIABILITY, DAMAGES, OR CAUSES OR ACTION (HOWEVER NAMED OR DESCRIBED), RELATED
TO OR ARISING OUT OF (I) THE SWEEPSTAKES, (II) PARTICIPANT’S PARTICIPATION IN THE SWEEPSTAKES, AND (III) THE
RECEIPT OR USE OR MISUSE OF THE PRIZE(S) AWARDED HEREIN AND TRAVEL REDEEMED THEREWITH. POSSIBLE CLAIMS OR
CAUSES OF ACTION INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO, INFRINGEMENT OF ANY RIGHT OF PUBLICITY OR INTELLECTUAL
PROPERTY; THREATENED OR ACTUAL INJURY, LOSS, OR DAMAGE TO ANY PERSON, INCLUDING DEATH AND DISABILITY AND
EXPOSURE, INFECTION AND/OR SPREAD OF COVID-19; DEFAMATION OR PORTRAYAL IN A FALSE LIGHT (INTENTIONAL AND
UNINTENTIONAL); AND DAMAGE TO OR LOSS OF PROPERTY, ARISING OUT OF SUCH PARTICIPANT’S PARTICIPATION IN THE
SWEEPSTAKES OR RECEIPT OR USE OR MISUSE OF ANY PRIZE. IN NO EVENT WILL THE RELEASED PARTIES BE RESPONSIBLE
FOR OR LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR LOSSES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR
PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF THIS SWEEPSTAKES.
If for any reason a Participant’s entry is confirmed to have been voided or corrupted by any grossly negligent act of the Sponsor,
Participant’s sole remedy is another entry in the Sweepstakes, subject to availability and provided that the Sweepstakes has not
8. Construction and Disputes: Participants waive any right to claim ambiguity in these Official Rules. All issues and questions
concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of
any participant and Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of
class action, and exclusively governed by, and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Texas, without giving effect
to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions (whether of the State of Texas, or any other jurisdiction) that would
cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Texas. The invalidity or unenforceability of any
provision of these Official 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 Official Rules shall be construed in accordance with
their terms as if the invalid or unenforceable provision was not contained therein. Any and all claims, judgments, and awards
shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including associated with entering this Sweepstakes, but in no event
attorneys’ fees. Sponsor reserves the right to correct clerical or typographical errors in Sweepstakes materials or these Official
Rules. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.
THE EXCLUSIVE JURISDICTION FOR ANY DISPUTE SHALL BE IN THE FEDERAL OR STATE COURTS LOCATED IN DALLAS COUNTY,
9. Privacy: By entering this Sweepstakes, each Participant agrees to Sponsor’s manner of collection, use, retention, and disclosure
of Participant’s personal information submitted in connection with the Sweepstakes, including, without limitation, all names,
addresses, emails, phone numbers, and birth dates obtained from or provided by Participants. Information collected is subject
10. Official Rules and Winner’s List: Official Rules and Winner’s List will be available until November 10, 2022 and may be obtained
by visiting https://southwest.fm/ukuleleflight. These Official Rules may not be available following the end of the Sweepstakes
11. Sponsor: Southwest Airlines Co., 2702 Love Field Drive, Dallas, TX 75235.