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#COmeToLife Sweepstakes Official Rules

June 16, 2014 - July 13, 2014

ELIGIBILITY

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY AND WILL NOT IMPROVE CHANCE OF WINNING. To enter, you must be: (1) 21 years of age or older; (2) a legal U.S. resident; (3) not an employee, officer, director or agent of the Colorado Tourism Office (the “Sponsor”), the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade or any of their respective affiliates, subsidiaries or advertising/promotion agencies (collectively “Sponsor and Its Affiliates and Related Individuals”); and (4) not an immediate family member or living in the same household of any individual identified in (3) above. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply.

HOW TO ENTER

To enter, participant must post a social media response to one of four #COmeToLife video challenges posted on http://www.Colorado.com/ComeToLife using the hashtag #COmeToLife. Entries will be accepted from the following social media networks: Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, Google+ and Vine. Entries will be collected between 6/16/14 - 7/13/14. Submissions must be receivedby 11:59 p.m. Mountain Standard Time on 7/13/14. Incomplete entries are void. Limit one (1) entry per person per prize (excess entries will be void). All entries must be visible to the public. Entries made within private profiles or not viewable because of privacy settings will be void.

Entries made in any fashion other than utilizing the #COmetolife hashtag are void. All late, lost, misdirected, incomplete, undelivered, scrambled or destroyed entries are ineligible entries, regardless of the reason or party responsible. False or deceptive entries or acts will render the entrant ineligible. Entries become the official property of the Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned. Sponsor and Its Affiliates and Related Individuals will not accept correspondence or telephone inquiries regarding the status of entries or the administration of the Sweepstakes.

By entering this Sweepstakes, each participant agrees to be bound by these Official Rules and by all decisions of Sponsor, whose decisions regarding all aspects of the Sweepstakes shall be final.

PRIZES

The Sponsor will give away four (4) packs each week and one vacation package. Limit one prize per person or entry. Blackout dates apply and include, but are not limited to all festival and holiday timeframes. Package subject to availability, taxes and fees.

Verifiable retail value of vacation package varies based on the actual prize won and actual retail value may vary based on location of destination and timing of trip. Any difference between that verifiable retail value and the actual costs of the prize will not be awarded.

Sponsor may satisfy its prize delivery obligation through delivery of gift certificates, vouchers and passes for the vacation package components. All vouchers, gift certificates and passes are subject to any and all restrictions stated on thereon.

Winner is solely responsible for any and all Federal, state and local taxes and fees assessed as a result of the prize and for all travel costs and charges not included in the Vacation Package or exceeding applicable limitations, including, but not limited to, non-covered meals, incidentals, tips, telephone calls, travel fees, surcharges, and any other travel-related costs. Prizes may not be transferred, substituted or redeemed for cash, except at the discretion of the Sponsor. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize or any one or more components of a prize with a prize or component of equal or greater value.

DRAWING AND ODDS

On or about July 13, 2014, the Sponsor’s representatives will conduct a drawing through which one winner will be randomly selected from among all eligibleentries received in accordance with these rules. Odds of winning depend on the number of qualified entries submitted.

The winners will be notified by social media and verified through email. To claim the prize, the winner must: (1) respond as directed within 3 business daysof the first notification attempt; and (2) return to Sponsor, by the date and in the manner Sponsor directs in writing, (a) an Affidavit of Eligibility, Release of Liability and Publicity Release signed by the winner; and (b) a Release of Liability and Publicity Release signed by the winner’s travel companion(s) (or parent or legal guardian if travel companion is a minor). If the winner cannot be reached or fails to timely respond or comply with any of these requirements or if Sponsor determines the winner ineligible or disqualified, then, in Sponsor’s sole discretion, the winner may be disqualified and the prize forfeited. In such event, an alternate winner will be selected by random drawing from remaining eligible entries.

By accepting a prize, the winner grants permission for Sponsor’s use of the name, hometown, likeness, photograph, voice and statements of winner and winner’s travel companion(s) for advertising/publicity purposes without further compensation or permission, unless prohibited by law.

CONDITIONS OF PARTICIPATION

BY PARTICIPATING IN THIS SWEEPSTAKES, EACH PARTICIPANT RELEASES AND HOLDS HARMLESS SPONSOR AND ITS AFFILIATES AND RELATED INDIVIDUALS FROM ANY AND ALL LIABILITIES, DAMAGES, LOSSES, EXPENSES, INJURIES, CLAIMS AND ACTIONS OF ANY KIND ARISING OUT OF OR RESULTING FROM PARTICIPATION IN THIS SWEEPSTAKES OR FROM ACCEPTANCE, USE OR MISUSE OF ANY PRIZE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, CLAIMS BASED ON DEATH, PUBLICITY RIGHTS, DEFAMATION OR INVASION OF PRIVACY.

By participating in this Sweepstakes, each participant further agrees that any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or in connection with this Sweepstakes, or any prize awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and any judicial proceeding shall take place in a federal or state court within the State of Colorado. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of entrant and Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Colorado, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions (whether the State of Colorado or any other jurisdiction), that would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Colorado.

Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual found to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of this Sweepstakes or any website related to this Sweepstakes, acting in violation of these Official Rules or acting in a non-sportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. Any use of robotic, automatic, programmed or the like entry methods will void all such entries by such methods, and disqualify any entrant using any such method. ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE RELATED TO THIS SWEEPSTAKES OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM SUCH ENTRANT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

Sponsor is not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by users of any website related to this Sweepstakes, by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in this Sweepstakes or by any technical or human error which may occur in the processing of submissions in this Sweepstakes. Sponsor assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or tampering with or hacking of, any website related to this Sweepstakes or any technical failure or malfunction. Sponsor is not responsible for any injury or damage to entrants’ or to any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participating in this Sweepstakes or downloading or copying materials from or use of any website related to this Sweepstakes. If, for any reason, this Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, including, without limitation, by reason of, infection by computer virus, bugs, worms, tampering, hacking, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes which, in Sponsor’s sole judgment, corrupts or affects the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend this Sweepstakes, and select winners from entries received prior to action taken, as Sponsor, in its sole judgment, deems fair and in accordance with these Official Rules without notice to entrants. In the event that this Sweepstakes is challenged by any legal or regulatory authority, Sponsor reserves the right to discontinue or modify this Sweepstakes, or to disqualify participants residing in any affected geographic areas. In such event, Sponsor shall not have any liability to any participants who are disqualified as a result of such an action.

IN NO EVENT WILL SPONSOR AND ITS AFFILIATES AND RELATED INDIVIDUALS (EITHER JOINTLY OR INDIVIDUALLY) BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR LOSSES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF YOUR PARTICIPATION IN THIS SWEEPSTAKES, ANY PRIZES WON, YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF THE COMPANIES’ RESPECTIVE WEBSITES OR THE DOWNLOADING OR COPYING FROM AND/OR PRINTING OF ANY MATERIAL OBTAINED FROM SUCH WEBSITES. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, EVERYTHING ON THE COMPANIES’ RESPECTIVE WEBSITES IS PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. SOME JURISDICTIONS MAY NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OR LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES SO SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. CHECK YOUR LOCAL LAWS FOR ANY RESTRICTIONS OR LIMITATIONS REGARDING THESE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS.  

WINNERS LIST

For the names of the prize winners, mail a self-addressed stamped envelope within ninety (90) days after the end of the Sweepstakes entry period to: Colorado Tourism Office, Attn: Colorado Tourism Office Sweepstakes, 1625 Broadway, Suite 2700, Denver, CO 80202.

PRIVACY NOTICE

Information participants provide to the Sponsor will be used to communicate with participants regarding this Sweepstakes and otherwise as set forth in Sponsor’s privacy policy as set forth on the website. Each winner’s name, city and state of residence may be posted on the website.

SPONSOR

This Sweepstakes is sponsored by the Colorado Tourism Office, 1625 Broadway, Suite 2700, Denver, CO 80202.