Donkey Kong Country™: Tropical Freeze
barrel-blasts onto wii u
Help Donkey Kong and his friends
save their home from arctic invaders,
the Snowmads, in their coolest
adventure yet—only on Wii U.
All winners will be contacted directly by Nintendo of America.
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Sweepstakes Official Rules
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The Sweepstakes is sponsored by Nintendo of America Inc., 4600 150th Ave NE, Redmond, WA 98052, USA (“Sponsor”). Affiliates of Sponsor for purposes of this Sweepstakes include the Zoological Society of San Diego d/b/a San Diego Zoo Global (“SDZ Global”), Southwest Airlines Co. (“Southwest”), and their respective affiliated companies, parent companies, subsidiaries, distributors, prize suppliers, advertising and promotional agencies, and each of their respective officers, directors, employees, and agents (such parties, together with SDZ Global and Southwest, shall hereinafter be referred to as the “Sweepstakes Affiliates”).
Eligibility: Sweepstakes is open only to individuals who are residents of the 48 continental United States or the District of Columbia who are at least 18 years of age at the time of entry (or over the age of majority in entrant's state of residence). Directors, officers and employees of Sponsor or the Sweepstakes Affiliates, and any of each of their respective affiliate companies, subsidiaries, agents, professional advisors, and advertising and promotional agencies, and immediate families of each, are not eligible to win any prizes.
Entry Period: The entry period for the Sweepstakes (“Entry Period”) begins on Friday, February 21, 2014 at 9:00am and ends on Sunday, March 23, 2014 at 11:59 pm (all times in these Official Rules are Pacific Time). All entries must be received by Sponsor during the Entry Period.
How to Enter: How to Enter: Limit one (1) entry per person. To enter, you must complete and submit the entry form online, located at http://donkeykong.nintendo.com/tropical-freeze/sweeps (the "Sweepstakes Site"), which will require you to enter your first and last name, date of birth and e-mail address.
Grand Prize: One Grand Prize winner randomly selected by Sponsor will receive the following Grand Prize package with a trip (the “Trip”) consisting of:
Approximate Retail Value of Grand Prize: $4,533.68. Any difference between the approximate retail value and the actual value of the Grand Prize will not be awarded.
Second Prizes: Thirty (30) Second Prize winners selected by Sponsor will each receive the following Second Prize:
Odds of Winning: Odds of winning a prize depend on number of eligible entries received. Prizes not claimed within three (3) days after delivery of notification to a prize winner may be forfeited and awarded to an alternate winner. No substitutions or exchanges (including for cash) of any prizes will be permitted, except that Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value for any prize. Prizes may not be transferred to any other person. Limit one prize per household or address. All prizes are awarded "AS IS" and WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, express or implied, (including, without limitation, any implied warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose). ALL FEDERAL, STATE, PROVINCIAL AND LOCAL TAXES ASSOCIATED WITH THE RECEIPT OR USE OF ANY PRIZE ARE THE SOLE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE WINNER.
Conditions of Trip: The airline(s), airports, and hotel(s) will be chosen by Sponsor at Sponsor's sole discretion. The Trip, including dates and times of travel and accommodations, are subject to availability, and travel restrictions, conditions, and limitations may apply. The Grand Prize winner and his or her Travel Guests must travel together on the same Trip itinerary and are solely responsible for having any required travel-related documents (including valid government-issued photo identification and/or any required passport or visa) prior to departure and fulfilling all other travel and security requirements. The Hotel Prize Certificate will cover only the nightly rate and taxes for the hotel (all other incidental hotel expenses are the responsibility of the Grand Prize winner). The Grand Prize winner is responsible for all expenses, incidental travel costs, and all other costs not expressly provided in the Trip description above, including, but not limited to, ground transportation, meals, incidentals, passport costs, visa fees, and entry/exit fees, and other expenses, as applicable. If any Travel Guest is under the age of eighteen (18) (or under the age of majority in his or her state of residence) during any portion of the Trip prior to the date of travel, then the Grand Prize winner or another Travel Guest must be the parent or legal guardian of that Travel Guest. Sponsor will not be responsible if the Grand Prize winner or any Travel Guests miss any portion of the Trip for any reason. No insurance is provided as part of the Trip, and obtaining any insurance (such as travel insurance, health, accident or medical insurance, or property loss or damage insurance) is the sole responsibility of the Grand Prize winner and his or her Travel Guests. The Grand Prize winner is responsible for the conduct and behavior of his or her Travel Guests.
The Grand Prize winner must be 18 years old and a legal US resident. Airline tickets issued by Southwest will bear the date of issue and the expiration date of 9/1/15. Expiration dates will not be extended, and airline tickets will not be refundable or redeemable for cash or credit at any time, nor will tickets be replaced if lost or stolen. Airline tickets are subject to Southwest Airlines terms and conditions. Airline tickets are valid on Southwest-operated, published, scheduled service only in the United States. Airline tickets are not valid on code-share or AirTran operated service, or any international service. Airline tickets cannot be sold to a third party. No substitutions are allowed. Certain restrictions may apply. Travel may be booked up to two (2) hours prior to departure and is based on seat availability.
Conditions of San Diego Zoo Tour and Same-Day 1-Day Pass Admission: The Inside Look Tour at the San Diego Zoo is a two (2) hour entertaining and educational adventure that offers special behind-the-scenes views and interesting information about how the zoo takes care of its animals. Grand Prize winner and his or her Travel Guests will be part of a group that will tour the Zoo in a shuttle cart and visit off-exhibit areas. All activities are subject to change based on weather, the health and welfare of the animals, and will be at SDZ Global’s sole discretion. Grand Prize winner is responsible for reserving a date and time in advance by calling the San Diego Zoo’s Reservation Sales Department at 619-718-3000 and providing the confirmation number from his or her Zoo Prize Certificate. The Zoo Prize Certificate cannot be sold or transferred to a third party. No substitutions are allowed. Certain restrictions may apply. The Inside Look Tour is available daily during normal San Diego Zoo operating hours and is subject to seasonal availability and blackout dates. Expiration dates will not be extended, and Zoo Prize Certificate will not be refundable or redeemable for cash or credit at any time, nor will it be replaced if lost or stolen. The Zoo Prize Certificate is subject to San Diego Zoo’s terms and conditions. Same day 1-Day Pass Admission to the San Diego Zoo is included with tour. The San Diego Zoo is located at 2920 Zoo Drive, San Diego, CA 92101. Prizes for this Sweepstakes are not valid at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park.
Winner Selection: On or about March 24, 2014, one (1) Grand Prize winner and thirty (30) Second Prize winners will be selected by Sponsor in a random drawing from among all eligible entries received. Potential winners will be notified by email and/or telephone after the drawing. To claim a prize, each potential winner must have met all of the eligibility requirements set forth within these rules, follow the instructions contained in the email notification and respond within three (3) calendar days of receipt of notification; otherwise the prize may be forfeited and awarded to an alternate winner. After verification of the winners, the winners will be publicly announced through the Sweepstakes Site.
Identity of Entrant. In the event of a dispute about the identity of the entrant, Sponsor may declare an entry to have been made by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at time of entry. An authorized account holder is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, online 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. The potential winner may be required to provide Sponsor with proof that the potential winner is the authorized account holder of the e-mail address associated with the winning entry.
Privacy. Personal information that you provide in connection with this Sweepstakes will be used solely to contact you if you are a potential winner or for other administration activities of the Sweepstakes. It will not be shared by Sponsor with any third parties, except that it may be shared with Sponsor’s service providers in connection with Sweepstakes and prizing administration, or as required by law. Without limiting the foregoing, the personal information that you submit is subject to Sponsor’s Privacy Notice which may be viewed at www.nintendo.com /privacy.
Additional Terms and Conditions: The Sweepstakes and these official rules will be governed, construed and interpreted under the laws of the State of Washington, USA. This Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and is void where prohibited. Any provision of these official rules deemed unenforceable will be enforced to the extent permissible, and the remainder of these official rules will remain in effect. Sponsor shall not be responsible for late, lost, illegible, incomplete, damaged or misdirected entries and accept no responsibility for any injury, loss or damage of any kind resulting from an entrant’s participation in this Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right to amend these official rules or to terminate this Sweepstakes. By entering the Sweepstakes, you release Sponsor and the Sweepstakes Affiliates from any liability whatsoever, and waive any and all causes of action, related to any claims, costs, injuries, losses, or damages of any kind arising out of or in connection with the Sweepstakes or delivery, misdelivery, acceptance, possession, use of or inability to use the prize (including, without limitation, claims, costs, injuries, losses and damages related to personal injuries, death, damage to or destruction of property, whether intentional or unintentional), whether under a theory of contract, tort (including negligence), warranty or other theory. Except where prohibited by law and subject to Sponsor’s privacy notice, entry into the Sweepstakes constitutes permission to use entrant’s name, city and state of residence, likeness and prize information, without limitation, for Sponsor's promotional purposes without further permission or compensation. Entrant’s grant of the foregoing permission is perpetual and may not be revoked by entrant. As a condition of being awarded a prize, winners may be required to confirm such permission in writing and execute and deliver a written affidavit of eligibility, acceptance of these official rules and tax forms; and in addition, the Grand Prize winner and his or her Travel Guests will be required to execute and deliver a release of liability, a photo/video consent and publicity release, and other documentation. By entering, entrants certify that they have complied with these official rules and are eligible to win. By entering, entrants agree to be bound by these official rules and by the decisions of Sponsor, which are final and binding in all respects. The Sweepstakes and all accompanying materials are Copyright © 2014 by Nintendo. Donkey Kong Country and Wii U are trademarks of Nintendo. All rights reserved.
For a copy of the winners list or these official rules, send a written request with a self-addressed, business-size return envelope to: Attn: Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze San Diego Zoo Sweepstakes, Nintendo of America, Inc., 4600 150th Ave NE, Redmond, WA 98052, USA.