Tiaa Bank – Reach For The Peak Excursion Sweepstakes

The 2021 TIAA Bank Reach for the Peak Excursion
Official Rules
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND, BUSINESS RELATIONSHIP, OR REQUESTS
FOR INFORMATION REQUIRED TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY
KIND, BUSINESS RELATIONSHIP, OR REQUEST FOR INFORMATION WILL NOT INCREASE
YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. YOU HAVE NOT WON YET.
These Official Rules apply to The 2021 TIAA Bank Reach for the Peak Excursion (the
“Sweepstakes”).
1. Participating in the Sweepstakes: To enter the Sweepstakes, an eligible entrant must follow
the instructions described below in “How to Enter.”
2. Eligibility:
(A) Basic Requirements: 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. Employees of TIAA, FSB, including its TIAA Bank division (“TIAA Bank” or “Sponsor”), Vail
Valley Foundation, Vail Valley Foundation Partners, or each of their respective parent companies,
assigns, successors-in-interest, affiliates, suppliers, advertising, public relations, account or legal
firms, and the immediate family members or individuals living in the same house hold of such
employees, are not eligible to enter the Sweepstakes or win any prize. For purposes of these
eligibility rules, “immediate family members” means spouse, children, parents, parents of spouse,
siblings, and spouse’s siblings.
(B) Additional Eligibility Requirements: Prior to being eligible to receive any prize, an
entrant who has been selected as a potential winner of the Sweepstakes must provide TIAA Bank
with any information or certifications needed by TIAA Bank, in its judgment. The person selected
as the potential winner of the Sweepstakes must also be able to travel and attend the 2021 Birds
of Prey World Cup in Colorado on December 3-5, 2021, as well as comply with all protocols or
requirements in place at the time of travel in order to travel and/or attend the Event, which may
include proof of vaccinationfor COVID-19.
Without limiting the foregoing, a person who is selected as the potential winner of the Sweepstakes
(or a parent/legal guardian if the potential winner is a minor in his/her state of residence) may be
required to sign (1) a copy of these Official Rules, (2) a spectator agreement, (3) a Declaration of
Compliance, Liability and Publicity Release, (4) a release and waiver of liability, and (5) any other
document that TIAA Bank determines is required, necessary or appropriate, in their sole judgment,
to confirm the winner’s eligibility and for tax reporting or other purposes. If a potential winner is
asked to complete and signany documentation, it must be signed, returned, and received by TIAA
Bank within 48 hours of the date notice or attempted notice is sent.
By entering the Sweepstakes or receiving any prize, each entrant fully and unconditionally agrees
to be bound by these Official Rules, and TIAA Bank’s decisions, which are final and binding in all
matters related to the Sweepstakes, and acknowledges that Federal, state and local public officials
may be subject to ethics laws, rules or polices that restrict receipt of this Prize. Each entrant further
acknowledgesthat TIAA makesno warranty orguaranteethat receivingaprizeis allowedpursuant
to such laws, rules or polices if applicable to entrant or prize winner. Being eligible to participate in
the Sweepstakes and/or to receive a prize is contingent upon compliance with these Official Rules
and fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.
This Sweepstakesis subjectto all applicablefederal,state, territorial, municipal, and local laws and
regulations. The Sweepstakes is void where prohibited.
3. Sponsor and Administrator: TIAA, FSB, 301 West Bay Street, Jacksonville, FL 32202.
4. Sweepstakes Period: The Sweepstakes begins on September 20, 2021 at 12:00 a.m. Eastern
Time (“ET”) and ends on October 29, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. ET (the “Sweepstakes Period”). TIAA
Bank’s computer is the official time-keeping device for this Sweepstakes.
5. How to Enter:
(A) Basic Requirements: To enter the Sweepstakes, visit
www.tiaabank.com/reachforthepeak (the “Sweepstakes Homepage”) during the Sweepstakes
Period and fully complete and submit the registration form, including a valid email address, as
described on the Sweepstakes Homepage.
Each entrant who successfully submits a completed registration form will automatically receive one
(1) entry into the Sweepstakes.
(B) Limit: Subject to the “Bonus Sweepstakes Entries” section below, each personmeeting
the above eligibility requirements may submit an entry form and thereby receive one (1) entry into
the Sweepstakes only one (1) time per day during the Sweepstakes Period, regardless of the
method of entry. Multipleentrants arenot permittedtosharethesameemail address. Anyattempt
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. TIAA Bank is not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, invalid,
unintelligible or misdirected registrations, which will bedisqualified. In the event of a dispute as to
any registration,theauthorizedaccountholderof theemail addressusedto registerwill bedeemed
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. Potential
winners may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holder.
(C) Bonus Sweepstakes Entries: An entrant may also receive bonus Sweepstakes entries by
meeting the conditions described in the two (2) methods below.
a. Facebook Share Method: After successfully submitting a completed registration form,
eachentrant will beinvitedtoclickonthe”Facebook”buttontoshareonFacebookaunique
registration link and message about the Sweepstakes. Subject to the one-registration per
person, perday limitationdescribedinSection5(B)above,anentrant will receive(1)bonus
entry into the Sweepstakes for each successfully submitted completed registration form,
including a valid e-mail address, that results from clicking on the unique registration link on
Facebook.
b. Tweet via Twitter Method: After successfully submitting a completed registration form,
each entrant will be invited to click on the “Twitter” button to tweet a unique registration link
and message about the Sweepstakes. Subject to the one-registration per person, per day
limitation described in Section5(B) above, an entrant will receive (1) bonus entry into the
Sweepstakesforeachsuccessfully submittedcompletedregistrationform, includingavalid
e-mail address, that results from clicking on the unique registration link on Twitter.
6. Sweepstakes Drawing– Selection of Potential Winner: TIAA Bank will randomly select the
potential Sweepstakes winner by means of a random drawing from all eligible entries for the
Sweepstakes on or around November 2, 2021. The potential winner of the Sweepstakes will be
notified by email or phone after the date of the random drawing, using the information provided to
TIAA Bank by such person when entering the Sweepstakes and must respond to TIAA Bank within
48 hours. If a potential winner doesn’t respond to TIAA Bank within 48 hours of receiving notice
that they have won, or if the potential winner cannot or does not satisfy the conditions described in
the “Eligibility” section above, an alternate potential winner will be selected in the same manner as
the first potential winner was selected. If necessary, at least three (3) alternate drawings will be
held, after which, in TIAA Bank’s sole and absolute discretion, the prize may remain un-awarded.
TIAA Bank’s decisionsas to theadministrationand operationof theSweepstakes andtheselection
of potential winners are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes.
7. Verification of Potential Winners: FOLLOWING THE DRAWING, OR DRAWINGS (IF
NECCESARY), FORTHE SWEEPSTAKES,AS DESCRIBEDABOVE,THEREWILL BE ONE (1)
WINNER WHO WILL BE ELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE THE PRIZE. THE POTENTIAL WINNER IS
SUBJECT TO FINAL VERIFICATION OF ELIGIBILITY BY TIAA BANK, WHOSE DECISIONS
ARE FINAL AND BINDING IN ALL MATTERS RELATED TO THE SWEEPSTAKES. AN
ENTRANT IS NOT A WINNER OF THE SWEEPSTAKES OR PRIZE EVEN IF THE DRAWING
AND THE PRELIMINARY ORAL VERIFICATION SHOULD SO INDICATE, UNLESS AND UNTIL
(1) THAT ENTRANT’S ELIGIBILITY HAS BEEN VERIFIED, (2) THAT ENTRANT HAS
COMPLETED ALL NECESSARY FORMS AND DOCUMENTS, AND (3) THE POTENTIAL
WINNER HAS BEEN NOTIFIED THAT VERIFICATION IS COMPLETE. TIAA BANK WILL NOT
ACCEPT SCREEN SHOTS OR OTHER EVIDENCE OF WINNING IN LIEU OF ITS VALIDATION
PROCESS.
Without limiting the forgoing, at any time, if (i) TIAA Bank determines that a personwhose name is
drawn in the Sweepstakes is not eligible to participate in the Sweepstakes, or (ii) a person whose
name is drawn refuses to accept the selection as a winner, or (iii) a person whose name is drawn
cannot or does not complete the eligibility requirements described in the “Eligibility” section above,
or (iv) a person cannot be located or contacted using the information provided by the person on
that person’s entry form, or (v) a prize winner’s prize is returned as undeliverable, then that person
will be ineligible to win the Sweepstakes and the prize. In the event that a potential winner is
disqualified or ineligible for any reason, that potential winner forfeits the prize and TIAA Bank will
award the prize to an alternate winner by random drawing from among all remaining eligibleentries
forthat EntryPeriod,as describedabovein”SweepstakesDrawing-Selectionof Potential Winner.”
8. Prizes:
ONE (1) SWEEPSTAKES GRAND PRIZE. A trip for two (2) to Colorado for the 2021 Birds of Prey
World Cup. Trip package includes round trip, coach-class air transportation for two (2) from a major
airport near winner’s home (determined by TIAA Bank in its sole discretion) to Beaver Creek,
Colorado;four(4)nights’accommodationsat ahotel determinedby TIAA Bank inits solediscretion
(single room, double occupancy); ground transportation to and from airport and hotel; and two (2)
VIP tickets per race day to the Birds of Prey World Cup from December 3, 2021 – December 5,
2021. If in the judgment of TIAA Bank air travel is not required due to thewinner’s proximity to prize
location, ground transportation will be substituted for round trip air travel at TIAA Bank’s sole
discretion.
Travel and Accommodation Terms. Winner must travel on or around December 2, 2021 and
return on or around December 6, 2021 or prize will be forfeited. Travel and accommodations are
subject to availability and blackout dates. Travel must be round trip. TIAA Bank will determine the
transportation carrier and itinerary in its sole discretion. No refund or compensation will be made
in the event of the cancellation or delay of any travel arrangements. Travel is subject to the terms
and conditions set forth in this Sweepstakes, and those set forth by the TIAA Bank’s transportation
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. The winner’s travel companionmust be
eighteen (18) years of age or older as of the date of departure, unless the companion is a child of
the winner or is a sibling or friend of the winner with the appropriate parental permissions and
releases. The winner and the winner’s companion must travel on the same itinerary and at the
same time. Winner’s travel companion must execute liability/publicity releases prior to issuance of
travel documents. Travel restrictions, conditions and limitations may apply. TIAA Bank will not
replace any lost, mutilated, or stolen tickets, travel vouchers or certificates.
Birds of Prey World Cup Event Terms. TIAA Bank is not responsible if the Birds of Prey World
Cup is delayed, postponed or cancelled for any reason. If the event is delayed, postponed or
cancelled for any reason prior to the potential winner travelling to Colorado for the event, as
described above, the entire Grand Prize may be forfeited in its entirety and no substitution will be
provided except as in TIAA Bank’s sole discretion. If the event is delayed, postponed, or cancelled
for any reason after the potential winner has arrived in Colorado for the event, then only the event
portion of the Grand Prize may be forfeited in its entirety and no substitution will be provided except
as in TIAA Bank’s sole discretion. Tickets may be subject to Birds of Prey World Cup’s standard
rain-check policies and procedures. By accepting the prize, winner agrees to abide by any terms,
conditions and restrictions provided by the ticket and all applicable rules, regulations and policies
of the venue. TIAA Bank is not responsible if winner does not use ticket on day of event or if the
Birds of Prey World Cup is cancelled or delayed for any reasons.
COVID-19 Disclaimer. TIAA Bank is not responsible for any cancellations or delays to travel plans
and/or event dates that are in any way related to COVID-19. In the event of a COVID-19-related
cancellation or delay, the entire Grand Prize may be forfeited or cancelled, and no substitution will
be provided except as in TIAA Bank’s sole discretion.
Approximate Retail Value of the Sweepstakes Grand Prize (“ARV”): $4,400. Actual value may
vary based on airfare fluctuations, substitute ground transportation, and distance between
departure and destination. Winner will not receive the difference between actual and approximate
retail value.
Odds of winning the Sweepstakes Grand Prize depend onthe number of eligible entries received
during the Sweepstakes Period. One (1) will be selected for the Sweepstakes Grand Prize. The
Grand Prize is non-transferable and no substitution will be made except as provided herein at TIAA
Bank’s sole discretion. There is no cash alternative to the Grand Prize. Winner is responsible for
all taxes and fees associated with prize receipt and/or use and will receive an IRS Form 1099 from
TIAA Bank for the approximate retail value of the Grand Prize for the calendar year won.
9. Additional Agreements/Waivers: By entering the Sweepstakes, each entrant agrees (a) to be
bound by these Official Rules and to interpretation of these rules by TIAA Bank and (b) to release
and hold harmless TIAA, FSB, including its TIAA Bank division, Vail Valley Foundation, Vail Valley
Foundation Partners and each of their respective parent companies, assigns, successors-in-
interest, subsidiaries, affiliates, suppliers,distributors, advertising/Sweepstakes agenciesand each
such company’s officers, directors, managers, members, 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.
10. Publicity: Except as prohibited by law, participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes the
winner’s consent to TIAA Bank’s and its agents’ use and publication, without further compensation,
of the winner’s name, photograph, likeness, voice, opinions, biographical information, and details
of winning for advertising, promotional, or regulatory purposes in any media, worldwide, without
further payment or consideration.
11. General Conditions: TIAA Bank reserves the right to cancel, suspend and/or modify the
Sweepstakes, or any part of it, if any fraud, technical failures, human error or any other factor
impairs the integrity or proper functioning of the Sweepstakes, as determined by TIAA Bank in its
sole discretion. In such event, TIAA Bank reserves the right to award the prize at random from
among the eligible entries received up to the time of the impairment. TIAA Bank reserves the right,
in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or
theoperationof theSweepstakes orto beactinginviolationof theOfficial Rules of thisorany other
Sweepstakes 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, shouldsuchanattempt bemade,TIAA Bank reservestheright toseek damages
from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. TIAA Bank’s failure to enforce any
term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.
12. 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; or (5) 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 into the applicable Sweepstakes, if possible. No more thanthe stated
number of prizes will be awarded. In the event that production, technical, seeding, programming or
any other reasons cause more than stated number of prizes as set forth in these Official Rules to
beavailableand/orclaimed,TIAA Bank reservestherighttoaward only thestatednumberof prizes
by a random drawing among all legitimate, un-awarded, eligible prize claims.
13. Disputes: Except where prohibited, each entrant agrees that: (1) any and all disputes, claims
and causes of action arising out of or connected with theSweepstakes or any prize awarded shall
be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by courts of the
State of Floridalocated in Duval County, Florida or the United States District Court for the Middle
District of Florida located in Duval County, Florida; (2) any and all claims, judgments and awards
shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering the
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 tohavedamagesmultipliedorotherwiseincreased.All issuesand
questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official
Rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrant and TIAA Bank in connection with the
Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of
Florida, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of
Florida or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction
other than the State of Florida.
14. Entrant’s Personal Information: Information collected from entrants is subject to and will be
used in accordance with the TIAA Bank Privacy Policy (located at
https://www.tiaabank.com/legal/privacy) and these Official Rules.
15. Winner List: For a winner list, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to the TIAA Bank
Marketing Department at 301 West Bay Street., Jacksonville, FL 32202. All requests must be
received by November 12, 2021.
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