Win a $1,300 Southern Oregon Vacation


See the official rules in PDF format


Eligibility. “Win a Southern Oregon Vacation” (the Sweepstakes) is open to residents of the United States who are 21 years or older at the time of entry. Employees of Travel Southern Oregon (Sponsor), participating organizations listed in the Here & There Southern Oregon brochure and webpage, 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, are not eligible to enter or to win.

How To Enter. The Sweepstakes will begin at 9:00 a.m. (PST) Saturday, October 15, 2016 and end at 11:59 p.m. (PST) Wednesday, November 30, 2016. All entries must be received by 11:59 p.m. (PST) Wednesday, November 30, 2016.

To enter, post your original Photograph of Southern Oregon to your Instagram or Facebook account, mention your attendance at the Here & There Travel Fest and tag #travelsouthernoregon. Alternatively, post a photo taken by you or for you at the Here & There Southern Oregon booth to your Instagram or Facebook account, mention your attendance at the Here & There Travel Fest and tag #travelsouthernoregon.

You may submit as many Photographs as you wish.

Sponsor will not be responsible for incomplete, lost, late, misdirected, or for failure to receive entries 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 any entries by persons determined to be tampering with or abusing any aspect of the Sweepstakes.

Entry Requirements. Entrants warrant that their Photographs conform to these Official Rules and meet the following criteria:

a. It must be an original work of authorship that does not contain, incorporate or otherwise use any content, material or element that is owned by a third party or entity.

b. It must not be or include content which is derogatory, offensive, threatening, defamatory, disparaging, libelous or contain any content that is inappropriate, indecent, sexual, profane, indecent, tortuous, slanderous, discriminatory in any way, or that promotes hatred or harm against any group or person, or otherwise does not comply with the theme and spirit of the Sweepstakes.

c. It must not contain content, material or any element that is unlawful, or otherwise in violation of or contrary to all applicable federal, state, or local laws and regulations.

d. It must not reference or inaccurately tag any person, group, or organizations not represented in Photo.

e. It must not be subject to any third party agreement(s) which may require Sponsor to pay any sum of money to any person or entity as a result of its use or exploitation of the Photographs or rights therein.

Prizes. One (1) Grand Prize Winner will be awarded by random drawing. Grand Prize Winner will receive:

  • Elements Tapas Bar $50 Gift Certificate 
  • Jerry’s Rogue River Jets Trips of Choice for 2
  • Jots Resort Overnight Stay for 2
  • Oregon Caves Chateau Overnight Stay for 2
  • Oregon Caves Tour for 2
  • Hellgate Jetboat Excursion Passes for 2
  • Redwood Hyperion Motel Overnight Stay in River Suite for 2
  • Running Y Ranch Overnight Stay with Golf for 2
  • Serra Vineyards Complimentary Tastings for 4
  • Ashland Chamber of Commerce $50 Gift Certicates (2)

Total Prize Value: $1,300

Actual/appraised value may differ at time of prize award. The specifics of the prize shall be solely determined by Sponsor. No cash or other prize substitution shall be permitted except at Sponsor’s discretion. 

Odds. The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.

Winner Selection, Notification and Acceptance. Winner will be selected by a random drawing under the supervision of Sponsor. Winner will be notified by email within five (5) days following selection of Winner. Sponsor shall have no liability for Winner’s failure to receive notices due to spam, junk e-mail or other security settings or for Winner’s provision of incorrect or otherwise non-functioning contact information.

The prize is nontransferable. No substitution of prize or transfer/assignment of prize to others or request for the cash equivalent by Winner is permitted.  Prizes and individual components of prize packages are subject to availability and Sponsor reserves the right to substitute prizes of equal or greater value. Winners are solely responsible for reporting and payment of any taxes on prizes.

Winner may be required to complete an affidavit of eligibility/liability and publicity release (except where prohibited by law) which must be returned within ten (10) days of date of email notification. Upon delivery of affidavit of eligibility/liability and publicity release, prize will be shipped to winner. Winner will be required to submit a valid street address within the United States for delivery of prize. Failure to sign and return the affidavit or release within ten (10) days, or to comply with any term or condition of these Official Rules, may result in Winner’s disqualification, the forfeiture of interest in the prize, and the award of the prize to a substitute winner.

Except where prohibited, acceptance of any prize constitutes Winner’s consent to the publication of name, biographical information and likeness in any media for any commercial or promotional purpose, without limitation or further compensation. Prize not won and claimed by eligible Winner in accordance with these Official Rules will not be awarded and will remain the property of Sponsor.

Participation. By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor, and represent and warrant that they meet the eligibility requirements. 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 a virus, bug, non-authorized human intervention, 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 prize based on the entries received before the termination date. If the content of an entry is claimed to constitute infringement of any proprietary or intellectual proprietary rights of any third party, entrants shall, at their sole expense, defend or settle against such claims. Entrants shall indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Sponsor from and against any suit, proceeding, claims, liability, loss, damage, costs or expense, which Sponsor may incur, suffer, or be required to pay arising out of such infringement or suspected infringement of any third party’s right.

Sponsor. The Sweepstakes is sponsored by Travel Southern Oregon. The decisions of 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 or other inadvertent errors in these Official Rules or in other materials relating to the Sweepstakes. To obtain a copy of the Winner’s name (available after December 15, 2016) or a copy of these Official Rules, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to Travel Southern Oregon, P.O. Box 1645, Medford, OR 97501-0731

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