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Visit Philadelphia’s “Pack Light. Plan Big. Summer Giveaway” Sweepstakes
Official Rules
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT
INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS INTENDED FOR PLAY IN THE UNITED
STATES ONLY AND WILL BE GOVERNED BY U.S. LAW. DO NOT ENTER IF YOU ARE NOT ELIGIBLE AND
LOCATED IN THE UNITED STATES AT THE TIME OF ENTRY.
1. OVERVIEW. Visit Philadelphia’s “Pack Light. Plan Big. Summer Giveaway” Sweepstakes Official
Rules (the “Sweepstakes”) is sponsored by Greater Philadelphia Tourism Marketing Corporation d/b/a
VISIT PHILADELPHIA® (“VISIT PHILADELPHIA” or “Sponsor”). The Sweepstakes begins on Friday, July 23,
2021, at 8:00:01 am Eastern Standard Time (“EST”) and ends on Thursday, July 29, 2021, at 11:59:59 EST
(the “Sweepstakes Period”). The purpose of this Sweepstakes is to further VISIT PHILADELPHIA’s mission
of promoting the City of Philadelphia and the region to attract tourists. ENTRY IN THIS SWEEPSTAKES
CONSTITUTES YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES.
2. TO ENTER. During the Sweepstakes Period, you may enter the Sweepstakes by completing one of
the following:
a. Online Entry: Eligible individuals may visit www.visitphilly.com/summergiveaway and
complete and submit a Sweepstakes entry form. The entry form must be completed with
correct information to be valid. Submitting a completed entry form in accordance with
these Official Rules will grant eligible individuals one (1) entry into the Sweepstakes.
There is a limit of one (1) entry per person, per day throughout the Sweepstakes Period.
You may earn additional entries by taking prompted social media actions in the online
Sweepstakes form at the original time of entry (e.g., follow Visit Philadelphia’s Instagram
account @visitphilly; follow Visit Philadelphia’s Instagram account @lovegritphilly; follow
Visit Philadelphia’s Twitter account @visitphilly; “like” Visit Philadelphia’s Facebook
page). Those who do not follow all of the instructions, provide the required information
in their entry form, or abide by these Official Rules or other instructions of Sponsor may
be disqualified. Any use of robotic, automatic, programmed or similar entry methods will
void all such entries by such methods.
b. Alternate Means Of Entry: During the Sweepstakes Period, you may alternatively submit
an entry to the Sweepstakes by mailing a standard-size postcard with your full name,
street address, city, state, zip code, email and telephone number to: “Visit Philadelphia’s
Pack Light. Plan Big. Summer Giveaway”, c/o OPE, 30 S. 15th
Street, Floor 15, Philadelphia,
PA 19102. You must also indicate the Sweepstakes Period associated with your Entry.
Mail-in Entries must be received within the Sweepstakes Period. Only potential winners
will be notified by email or telephone. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late,
incomplete, invalid, damaged, unintelligible, illegible, misdirected or postage-due mail-in
entries, all of which will be disqualified.
3. BINDING AGREEMENT. In order to enter the Sweepstakes, you must agree to these Official Rules.
Therefore, please read these Official Rules prior to entry to ensure you understand them and agree to be
bound by these terms. You agree that submission of an online entry form in the Sweepstakes constitutes
an agreement to be bound by these Official Rules. You may not submit an entry form to the Sweepstakes
and are not eligible to receive the prize described in these Official Rules unless you agree to these Official
Rules. These Official Rules form a binding legal agreement between you and VISIT PHILADELPHIA with
respect to the Sweepstakes.
4. ELIGIBILITY. The Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of any of the fifty (50) states of the
United States or the District of Columbia (excluding Puerto Rico and U.S. territories) who, as of the date
of entry, are 21 years of age or older. Employees of VISIT PHILADELPHIA and its advertising agencies,
promotion, fulfillment and other coordinating agencies, and the immediate family members and/or
household members of any such persons or entities are not eligible to participate in the Sweepstakes. The
Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations and is void where
prohibited or restricted by law.
5. ODDS OF WINNING AND WINNER SELECTION. On or about July 30, 2021, VISIT PHILADELPHIA will
select one (1) winner by random draw from among all eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes
Period. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received. VISIT PHILADELPHIA, in its
sole discretion, reserves the right at any time to disqualify any entry or entrant that fails to comply with
these Official Rules. VISIT PHILADELPHIA’s determination of the winner is final and binding. The potential
prize winner must meet all eligibility requirements and fully comply with these Official Rules.
6. WINNER NOTIFICATION. The potential prize winner will be notified by VISIT PHILADELPHIA via e-
mail or phone on or about July 30, 2021. Potential winner is subject to verification, including verification
of age. Except where prohibited by law, the potential winner will be required to sign and return an
affidavit of eligibility and publicity/liability release within 48 hours of notification and provide any
additional information that may be required by VISIT PHILADELPHIA. VISIT PHILADELPHIA shall have no
liability for any potential prize-winning notification that is lost, intercepted or not received by any
potential winner for any reason. If a potential winner cannot be contacted, is ineligible, fails to claim a
prize and/or where applicable an affidavit of eligibility and publicity/liability release is not timely received,
is incomplete or modified, the prize may be forfeited and an alternate winner may be selected from
remaining valid, eligible entries timely submitted. In the event of a dispute regarding who submitted an
entry, the entry will be deemed submitted by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address
connected with the completed Sweepstakes entry form. “Authorized account holder” is defined as the
natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet service provider or other organization
(e.g., business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the
domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. Sponsor is not responsible for any change of email
address, mailing address, and/or telephone number of entrants.
7. PRIZE. One (1) winner will receive the following:
a. A two-night Visit Philly Overnight Hotel Package for August 6 – 8, 2021, including free hotel
parking and buy-one-get-one-free attraction tickets ($478 value)
b. $500 in gift cards for Philly-born shops
c. $250 gift card and reservation for a James Beard-affiliated restaurant
d. Two tickets to Hoagie Nation, featuring Daryl Hall & John Oates, Squeeze, Kool & The Gang
and others, at the Mann, Saturday, 8/7, 2:30pm ($200 value)
e. Two all-access passes to the BlackStar Film Festival (8/4-8) ($250 value)
f. Two tickets to the Philadelphia Museum of Art ($50 value)
g. Two tickets to Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens ($30 value)
h. Two two-day Philly Phlash Downtown Loop passes ($18 value)
i. $25 Independence Gift Shop gift card
j. Incentive to return: Two tickets for Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, Academy of Music,
Tuesday, February 22, 2022 ($199 value)
The prize has a total ARV of $2,000. The prize winner is solely responsible for all expenses not listed in
these Official Rules, including any travel expense and parking (not included in the VPOHP), and for
payment of any applicable federal, state, and/or local taxes. The prize winner is also responsible for
compliance with any applicable federal, state, and/or local laws and/or regulations, including during the
use of the prize and any prize-related travel. The prize is not transferable. In the event that the prize
cannot be awarded due to circumstances outside VISIT PHILADELPHIA’s control, an alternate prize of equal
value may be substituted at the sole discretion of VISIT PHILADELPHIA. Cash redemption, exchange or
substitution is not allowed except at the sole discretion of VISIT PHILADELPHIA. Winner may be issued an
IRS 1099 form for prizes over $600.
8. GENERAL RULES. VISIT PHILADELPHIA is not responsible for incorrect or inaccurate entry
information whether caused by Internet users 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 processing
of the entries. VISIT PHILADELPHIA is not responsible for (i) late, lost, delayed, damaged, postage-due,
incomplete, illegible, misdirected or undeliverable entries, responses, or other correspondence, whether
by e-mail or postal mail or otherwise; (ii) theft, destruction, unauthorized access to or alterations of entry
materials; (iii) phone, electrical, network, computer, hardware, software program or transmission
malfunctions, failures or difficulties; or (iv) any fees charged by any Internet Service Provider. By
participating in the Sweepstakes, entrants agree to waive, release, indemnify, defend and hold harmless
VISIT PHILADELPHIA, 6abc/WPVI-TV and affiliated companies and subsidiaries and their directors, officers,
employees, VISIT PHILADELPHIA and 6abc/WPVI-TV’s agents, including advertising and sweepstakes
agencies, and assigns, and any other organizations related to the Sweepstakes (together, the “Indemnified
Parties”), from and against, any claims, injuries (including death), loss, expenses or damages and/or
liabilities of any nature that in any way arise in whole or in part from the acceptance, possession, use or
enjoyment of a prize or parts thereof, participation in the Sweepstakes, or in any prize-related activity,
including, without limitation, any (i) claim of copyright and/or trademark infringement, and/or for the
unauthorized use of a name, individual or likeness, (ii) any condition or occurrence that may cause the
Sweepstakes to be disrupted or corrupted, (iii) injuries, losses, or damages (compensatory, direct,
incidental, consequential or otherwise) of any kind arising in connection with or as a result of the prize,
or acceptance, possession, or use of the prize, or from participation in the Sweepstakes, (iv) printing or
typographical errors in any materials associated with the Sweepstakes, or (v) electronic, network or
computer failures or malfunctions, or other hardware, software or technical errors of any kind, including
any injury or damage to any person’s computer related to, or resulting from, participation in the
Sweepstakes or for other errors or difficulties of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic,
computer, network, typographical, printing or otherwise relating to or in connection with the
Sweepstakes, including, without limitation, errors or difficulties which may occur in connection with the
administration of the Sweepstakes, that the Indemnified Parties may suffer, incur or be required to pay,
to the extent arising out of or relation to, or brought on behalf of any third party. Further, entrants shall
hold the Indemnified Parties harmless from any claims and/or damages for any injuries to either person
(including but not limited to entrant or any support staff, agent, employee or contractor of entrant) or
property (including but not limited to entrant’s personal property, and equipment, whether owned or
rented) resulting from or occurring during entrant’s participation in this Sweepstakes or any use of the
prize. IN NO EVENT WILL VISIT PHILADELPHIA BE LIABLE TO ENTRANTS FOR ANY DIRECT, SPECIAL,
INCIDENTAL, EXEMPLARY, PUNITIVE OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING LOSS OF USE, DATA,
BUSINESS OR PROFITS) ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH ENTRANTS’ PARTICIPATION IN THE
SWEEPSTAKES OR USE OF THE PRIZE (INCLUDING ANY PRIZE-RELATED TRAVEL), WHETHER SUCH LIABILITY
ARISES FROM ANY CLAIM BASED UPON CONTRACT, WARRANTY, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), STRICT
LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, AND WHETHER OR NOT VISIT PHILADELPHIA HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE
POSSIBILITY OF SUCH LOSS OR DAMAGE. Some jurisdictions do not allow the limitation or exclusion of
liability for incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to
you.
9. ADDITIONAL CONDITIONS. Except where prohibited, by winning any prize, winner consents to the
use of his/her name, photo and/or likeness, biographical information, entry materials and statements
attributed to winner for advertising and promotional purposes in all media and in all manner, including
without limitation, inclusion in VISIT PHILADELPHIA’s newsletters, the Philadelphia – visitphilly.com
Facebook Page and VISIT PHILADELPHIA’s website at www.visitphilly.com without additional
compensation. VISIT PHILADELPHIA reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, modify or suspend
the Sweepstakes in whole or in part, in the event of fraud, technical or other difficulties or if the integrity
of the Sweepstakes is compromised, without liability to the entrant. VISIT PHILADELPHIA reserves the
right in its sole and absolute discretion to disqualify any individual that (i) tampers or attempts to tamper
with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes; (ii) violates these Official Rules; or (iii) acts in
an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other
person. Any attempt by any person to deliberately undermine the legitimate operation of the
Sweepstakes may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, VISIT
PHILADELPHIA reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted
by law. VISIT PHILADELPHIA’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a
waiver of that provision. By participating in the Sweepstakes, you acknowledge that you have read these
Official Rules and agree to abide by them and by the decisions of VISIT PHILADELPHIA, which are final and
binding on all matters pertaining to the Sweepstakes.
10. LAWSUITS. This Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and
regulations. This Sweepstakes is governed by the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, without
giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions. In the event of any dispute regarding
this Sweepstakes, entrants agree that such disputes shall be resolved by arbitration in Philadelphia,
Pennsylvania.
11. PERSONAL INFORMATION. VISIT PHILADELPHIA may collect personal data about entrants online,
in accordance with its privacy policy and as may be more specifically set forth in these Official Rules. Please
review these Official Rules and VISIT PHILADELPHIA’s privacy policy at
https://www.visitphilly.com/privacy-policy/. By participating in the Sweepstakes, entrants hereby agree
to VISIT PHILADELPHIA’s collection and use of their personal information and acknowledge that they have
read and accepted VISIT PHILADELPHIA’s privacy policy. Any such opt-in will indicate that the entrant
understands and agrees that any information collected by VISIT PHILADELPHIA will be subject to the VISIT
PHILADELPHIA’s privacy policy at https://www.visitphilly.com/privacy-policy/. If you are selected as a
winner, your information may also be included in a publicly-available winner’s list.
12. WINNERS LIST. For the name of the prize winner, e-mail sweepstakes@visitphilly.com with the
subject “Visit Philadelphia’s Pack Light. Plan Big. Summer Giveaway Sweepstakes Winner List.” Requests
received after September 30, 2021 will not be honored.
13. SPONSOR’S INFORMATION. Additional information may be obtained upon request directed to the
principal place of business of VISIT PHILADELPHIA, 30 South 17th Street, Suite 2010, Philadelphia,
Pennsylvania 19103-4006; E-mail: sweepstakes@visitphilly.com.
This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook,
Twitter, Instagram, or Google. You understand that you are providing your information to the owner of
this Sweepstakes and not to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or Google.