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CONTEST RULES

1. General

• The national Bring a Friend Challenge runs from December 1, 2013 to March 14, 2014. All entries must include the requested information. Winners may be requested to provide additional contact information.

• Participation: The contest is open to those 21 years of age or older. 

• All the entries must be received by March 14, 2014 at midnight (Pacific Coast time). Entries arriving later will be disqualified without any possible appeal. There will be no exceptions.

• Entries will not be returned.

• While all possible care will be taken in handling submissions, the organizers of Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month/Bring a Friend do not assume any responsibility for loss or damage to entries.

• Participation in the Contest implies agreement with these General Rules.

•No product purchase is necessary to enter the national Bring a Friend Challenge although most lesson programs charge a modest fee. Some are free. Regardless, proof that newcomers took a beginner lesson or lessons still is required for all entries to be eligible.

2. To Enter.

The national "Bring a Friend Challenge" simply means introducing a newcomer to skiing or snowboarding through lessons from professional instructors. It gives current skiers or snowboarders and newcomers a chance to win some great prizes. The choice of venue is up to YOU!

Who is Eligible to Win?

Anyone who invites and helps sign up newcomers to beginner ski or snowboard lessons from professional instructors is elibile to win prizes in the Bring a Friend Challenge. You might be a current skier or snowboarder or a newcomer yourself.  

1) If you are a current skier or snowboarder, just introduce at least one newcomer – a friend or family member – to a beginner lesson or lesson package from a professional instructor.

2) If you are a newcomer yourself, bring another newcomer with you to take beginner lessons from a pro. It's more fun to learn with a friend or family member. 

Either way, you will be considered an "Inviter". Those those who you invite/help enroll will be considered "Invitees". These terms will apply when the registration form is filled out. 

Qualified participants - Inviters - can win among weekly prizes offered by Challenge sponsors. Product prize winners will be drawn starting the first week in January through March 14. Grand Prize four-day trips to Park CityDeer Valley and The Canyons in Utah or Topnotch Resort in Vermont (during the 2013-14 season) will be awarded at the end of the Challenge. Check Prizes for details. 

Inviters can enter as many times as they can introduce a different person to lessons from a professional instructor. 

The national Bring a Friend Challenge runs from December 1, 2013 - March 14, 2014.

To qualify for prizes:

1. Inviters must fill out the Bring a Friend Challenge Entry Form (a new form must be used for each new person you invite/help enroll - Invitees) or register in the Bring a Friend Community.

2. Some newcomer information also is required. The person(s) you invite (Invitees) must take a beginner lesson or lesson package from a professional instructor. Lesson programs are available HERE or at a local venue of choice. Either way, a copy of a receipt, voucher or beginner lift ticket must be uploaded to verify that your friend(s) or family member(s) took the lesson(s). 

3. Eligability requires a completed registration entry form and verification.  

To enter, participants must complete the steps outlined on the entry form.

Eligibility assumes that contestants have read and agree with these official Contest rules - Submission of an entry into this Contest confirms your agreement with these Contest rules;

3. Deadlines.

ALL entries must be submitted and received by March 14, 2014 at midnight PST to be eligible for the 4-day Utah trip. Trip prizes will be selected among Challenge participants who invited others to learn how to ski or snowboard via lessons from professional instructors. 

Sponsors are not responsible for any lost, stolen or undelivered entries, or any entries not received within the applicable Contest periods mentioned above. The Sponsors reserve the right (a) to suspend or cancel the Contest in their sole discretion if a computer virus, hacker, bug or other technical problem corrupts the administration or security of the Contest, and (b) to select winners from among all eligible entries received prior to the cancellation date. Organizers and sponsors further reserve the right to modify the rules of the Contest in any way or at any time, as long as reasonable notice is given.

4. Winner Selections.

Product Prizes will be awarded via a drawing to those who introduce a newcomer to beginner lessons from a professional instructor at a venue of choice. These shall be described as "Inviters". 

Grand Prize winners - the two parties listed on each selected entry form will be determined the trip winners unless otherwise requested by the winners.  

Notifications:

Product Prize Winners will be notified by email within 48 hours after selection each week.

Grand Prize Winners will be notified by e-mail within 48 hours after the Challenge ends on March 14, 2014.

If winners do not respond within three (3) business days after the date of notice, an alternate winner may be selected. Organizers of Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month/Bring a Friend shall NOT be liable for (1) failed, returned or misdirected notifications based on inaccurate information provided by the winner (2) entries and responses to winner notifications which are lost, late, incomplete, illegible, unintelligible, misdirected, damaged or otherwise not received by the intended recipient in whole or in part or for computer or technical error of any kind. Winners will be given three (3) days from the first day of notification to respond to claim prize(s). A non-response by the winner or non-receipt of notification response after the specified three (3) days will be considered a forfeiture of the prize and an alternate winner may be selected from the pool of eligible entries. If an entrant is found to be ineligible, an alternate winner may also be selected from the pool of eligible entries.

Odds of Winning. Odds of winning depend on the number of entries received. Entries will not be limited, except as expressly provided above.

Miscellaneous. By participating in this Contest, entrants agree to be bound by these rules and by the decisions of the organizers and sponsors of Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month/Bring a Friend, which are final in all matters relating to this Contest. Prizes are non-transferable. Arrangements for the fulfilment of prizes will be made by the organizers of Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month/Bring a Friend and/or its sponsors. Receipt of prizes is conditioned upon compliance with any and all applicable federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations. Winners of prize will be solely responsible for payment of all federal, state and local taxes.

Releases. By participating, entrants agree that the organizers of Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month/Bring a Friend and its sponsors and those involved in the development, production, implementation and distribution of this promotion and their respective parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, service providers, and agencies, and their directors, officers, agents, employees, attorneys, and any other person or entity associated with such entities and/or promotion shall not be liable for any and all claims, damages, losses or injuries, including any third party claims, arising from or relating to, in whole or in part, this Contest, including entry and participation in this Contest and acceptance, possession, use or misuse of the prize. All entrants further agree that in the event of any third party claims, damages, losses or injuries, arising from or relating to this Contest, they will indemnify organizers of Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month/Bring a Friend and Sponsors from any and all such claims, including the attorneys' fees related thereto. Organizers of Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month/Bring a Friend and Sponsors shall not be responsible for any technical malfunctions of the telephone network, computer on-line system, computer equipment, software, program malfunctions or other failures, delayed computer transactions or network connections that are human, mechanical or technical in nature, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to entrant's or any other person's computer related to or resulting from downloading as part of this Contest. Any person attempting to defraud or in any way tamper with this Contest will be ineligible for prizes and may be prosecuted to the full extent of the law. This Contest shall be governed by Colorado law. By participating in this Contest, entrants agree that Colorado courts shall have jurisdiction over any dispute or litigation arising from or relating to this Contest.

Official Rules and Winner's List. The Participants' names and submissions may be posted on www.skiandsnowboardmonth.org

General Conditions. This Contest is void where prohibited by law and is subject to all applicable Federal, State, and local laws and regulations. In the event of non-compliance by the winner with the official rules of this Contest, an alternative winner may be awarded the respective prize. Return of any prize or prize notification as undeliverable will result in a disqualification and an alternate winner may be selected. All prizes will be awarded. Winners are solely responsible for all taxes on prizes. All incidental expenses will be the responsibility of the Winner. The following Contest is governed by U.S. law and is to be viewed by U.S. residents. Any questions or further inquiries regarding this contest, please contact us.

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