USA Today – Wine & Food Experience – Win a trip for two to USA TODAY Wine & Food Experience in Los Angeles

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USA TODAY WINE & FOOD EXPERIENCE SWEEPSTAKES OFFICIAL RULES
1. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR TO WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE
YOUR ODDS OF WINNING. ALL FEDERAL, STATE, LOCAL AND MUNICIPAL LAWS AND
REGULATIONS APPLY. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.
2. Eligibility. Subject to the additional restrictions below, the USA TODAY Wine & Food Experience
Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) is open to legal U.S. residents of the continental U.S. who are 21 years or older at
the time of entry and who register with USA TODAY or any of the Gannett local publications or are a subscriber
of a Gannett publication. Employees and contractors of USA TODAY (“Sponsor”), Gannett Co., Inc., Second
Street, and each of their respective affiliated companies, and advertising and promotional agencies, and the
immediate family members of, and any persons domiciled with, any such employees or contractors, are not eligible
to enter or to win. Excluded from entry or participation is any individual who is a resident of a European Union
member state or a U.S. resident who is located in a European Union member state.
3. How to Enter. The Sweepstakes will begin at 11:59 a.m. (E.T.) on June 4, 2019, and end at 11:59 a.m. (E.T.)
on July 23, 2019 (the “Entry Period”). To enter, select the “Win a trip to LA and meet Antoni Porowski” to
access the official registration or by clicking the Sweepstakes link on any of the Gannett publications’ websites.
Each entrant will need to complete an online entry form with their contact information (name, address, phone and
email address) and follow all posted instructions. You will need to register (at no cost) for USA TODAY or any
of the Gannett publications as part of the entry, unless you are registered or a subscriber. To submit your entry,
click the “SUBMIT” button. Maximum one (1) entry per person. Multiple entrants are not permitted to share
the same email address.
Your computer must accept cookies, or any successor or similar technology, which may be used for the purpose
of entry tracking. Ad blocking software on your computer needs to be disabled so that it doesn’t interfere with
processing your entry. Sponsor will not be responsible for incomplete, late, lost, misdirected or illegible entries.
By entering, you agree to the terms of these Official Rules and to receive marketing and other commercial emails
from Sponsor, Gannett, or those directed by Sponsor. You may opt-out of receipt of the emails by following the
directions in an email from Sponsor. All entries become property of Sponsor and none will be returned. Any
questions regarding the number of entries submitted shall be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, and
Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any entries by persons determined to be tampering with or abusing any
aspect of the Sweepstakes.
4. Winner Selection. On or about July 24, 2019, one (1) winner will be selected in a random drawing of all
eligible entries received. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.
5. Prize. Winner will receive a trip for two (2) to USA TODAY Wine & Food Experience in Los Angeles, CA
on November 9, 2019. The prize includes an Exclusive Chef Session featuring Antoni Porowski for two (2); two
(2) tickets for the USA TODAY Wine & Food Experience in Los Angeles; and $1,500 in VISA gift cards which
may be used for travel expenses or incidentals (Total ARV: $1,860). Terms, conditions, restrictions, and
expiration on VISA gift cards may apply, as designated by VISA. Other limitations and restrictions may apply.
Winner will be responsible for any amounts in excess of the VISA gift card value and other prize winnings.
Sponsor is not responsible for lost or stolen gift cards. All expenses and incidental travel costs not expressly stated
in the Prize description above, including but not limited to, ground transportation to and from airport, meals,
incidentals, gratuities, tariffs or duties, airline fees, surcharges, airport fees, baggage fees, taxes or other expenses
are the sole responsibility of the winner. Guest traveling with the winner must be at least 21 years of age.
6. Winner Notification and Acceptance. Winner will be notified on or about July 24, 2019 at the email address
provided on winner’s entry form. Email notification being undeliverable, or failure of winner to respond to
notification, may result in disqualification of winner, forfeiture of his or her interest in all prizes, and selection of
a substitute winner from among all remaining eligible entries. To claim prize, Winner must contact: Taylor
Puskaric at tpuskaric@gannett.com within 48 hours of the date and time the email notice is sent. Valid photo
identification will be required. Winners may waive their right to receive prizes. Prizes are non-assignable and
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non-transferable. No substitutions allowed by winners. Prizes and individual components of prize packages are
subject to availability and Sponsors reserve the right to substitute prizes of equal or greater value. Winners are
solely responsible for reporting and payment of any taxes on prizes. Winner will be required to complete an
affidavit of eligibility/liability and publicity release which must be returned before the prize is awarded. Failure
to complete, sign and return the affidavit, or to comply with any term or condition of these Official Rules, may
result in a winner’s disqualification, the forfeiture of his or her interest in the prize, and the award of the prize to
a substitute winner. Guests traveling with the winner will be required to complete a release of liability form.
Except where prohibited, acceptance of any prize constitutes winner’s consent to the publication of his or her
name, biographical information and likeness in any media for any commercial or promotional purpose, without
limitation the Internet, or further compensation. Prizes not won and claimed by eligible winners in accordance
with these Official Rules will not be awarded and will remain the property of Sponsor.
7. Participation. By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of
Sponsor. Sponsor will not be responsible for incomplete, lost, late, misdirected or illegible entries or for failure
to receive entries or other electronic communications due to transmission failures or technical failures of any kind,
including, without limitation, malfunctioning of any network, hardware or software, whether originating with
sender or Sponsor. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify persons found tampering with or otherwise abusing
any aspect of this Sweepstakes as solely determined by Sponsor. In the event the Sweepstakes is compromised
by tampering or other causes beyond the reasonable control of Sponsor which corrupts or impairs the
administration, security, fairness or proper operation of the Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right in its sole
discretion to suspend, modify or terminate the Sweepstakes. Should the Sweepstakes be terminated prior to the
stated expiration date, Sponsor reserves the right to award prizes based on the entries received before the
termination date. The authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at time of entry will be considered
the entrant. An “authorized account holder” shall mean the natural person assigned to such e-mail account by the
Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization responsible for assigning e-mail addresses
for the domain associated with such e-mail account. A potential winner may be requested to provide proof that he
or she is the authorized account holder of the e-mail address associated with a winning entry. In the event of a
dispute, all online entries will be deemed to have been submitted by the owner of the ISP account from which
they were sent. For these purposes, an ISP account holder shall mean the natural person assigned to such ISP
account by the Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning
ISP addresses for the domain associated with such ISP account. Any questions regarding the number of entries
submitted by the owner of an ISP account shall be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Carnival is not
responsible for the administration, execution, or conduct of the Sweepstakes or the selection of the winner.
8. Release. Winner and guest each waive and release, for themselves and for their heirs, executors and
administrators, any and all rights, claims and causes of action whatsoever that each may have against the Released
Parties. Sponsor, its subsidiaries, affiliates, and each of their respective officers, directors, employees, contractors,
agents, officers, directors, and owners (“Released Parties”) shall have no liability to winner or guest and are
released from any and all claims arising out of the Sweepstakes or the acceptance, use or misuse of the Prize or
participation in any Prize-related activity.
9. Construction. The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these 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 rules shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or
unenforceable provision was not contained therein.
10. Sponsor. The USA TODAY Wine & Food Experience Sweepstakes is sponsored by USA TODAY. The
decisions of the Sponsor regarding the selection of winners and all other aspects of the Sweepstakes shall be final
and binding in all respects. Sponsor will not be responsible for typographical, printing or other inadvertent errors
in these Official Rules or in other materials relating to the Sweepstakes. For a list of the winners (available after
August 24, 2019 or a copy of these Official Rules, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to “Winners
List/Official Rules” (as applicable), Wine & Food Experience Sweepstakes, c/o Taylor Puskaric, 7590 Jones
Branch Drive, McLean, VA 22107. If you have any questions regarding this Sweepstakes, please send an email
to Taylor Puskaric at tpuskaric@gannett.com.
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