OFFICIAL RULES  

NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY AND A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.

SPONSOR 
Sponsor is TravelAstoria.com and the Astoria-Warrenton Area Chamber of Commerce. 

AGREEMENT TO OFFICIAL RULES
By participating, Entrants agree to abide by and be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding in all matters relating to the Sweepstakes. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.

TERM
The “Safe Travels” sweepstakes begins at 12:00 p.m. PST on Monday, August 17, 2020 and ends at 5:00 p.m. PST on Wednesday, September 30, 2020.

WHO MAY ENTER
Contest is open only to legal residents of the United States (excluding residents of Puerto Rico), and Canada except where prohibited by law, who are 18 years of age or older at the time of entry. Employees of Sponsor and partners, and its affiliates and subsidiaries, and their immediate family members (spouse, parent, sibling and their respective spouses, regardless of where they live) or persons living in the same households of such individuals, whether or not related, are not eligible to enter or win a prize. Promotion partners include Astoria-Warrenton Area Chamber of Commerce, Portland Monthly, and those businesses who contributed to the prize package.)  CONTEST IS VOID IN PUERTO RICO AND WHERE PROHIBITED. 

HOW TO ENTER 
All entries must be made using either of these two methods:
  • A new Instagram or Twitter post with use of at least one of the hashtags (#FunInAstoria or #FunInWarrenton). Your account must be set to public in order for your post to be used in the gallery and counted into the contest entries.
  • Share your photo with us directly using the uploaded on the contest page.
Your photo submission should show you following current guidelines (wearing a mask, keeping your distance, etc) and having fun in this area. 
If you are unable or not ready to travel at this time, you may take a photo from your home area with a prop from Astoria or Warrenton. Put on your T-shirt or cap sporting an Astoria or Warrenton business logo, pose with a photo you took on your last trip, grab your Astoria Column glider - be creative and have fun! 

Inappropriate content will be disqualified. Photos are reviewed before being added to the gallery. By using the hashtag, the user indicates agreement that they have read and understand these terms and conditions. Limit one (1) entry per person/email address during the Promotion Period.  Comments on our post or another user's post with the hashtag will not be counted.

CONTEST PRIZE   
One prize package will be awarded. This package includes:

Hotel Elliott  Their signature blend of Victorian ambiance, modern elegance, and personalized service makes this beautifully restored boutique hotel an ideal location to base your visit from.
Bridgewater Bistro Located in a historic boatyard/cannery building perched on piliings over the Columbia River, the menu features local farmers, fishers, cheesemakers and meat producers to source ingredients as close to home as possible.
Nisa's Thai Kitchen   Award-winning, authentic Thai cuisine located at the Warrenton Marina.
Bridge & Tunnel Bottle Shop and Tap Room Grab a bottle, can or pint from a brewery near or far.                                 
Complimentary Admission for two at the Columbia River Maritime Museum and all three museums of the Clatsop County Historical Society (Flavel House, Heritage Museum and Oregon Film Museum)
Pick up gear and goods at local shops:
*  Bloomin Crazy Floral - A full service flower shop with boutique gifts including plants, clothing and decor.
*  Englund Marine - Known for serving sport and commercial fishermen, their store includes gear for outdoor adventures, tools for most any job, kitchen gadgets and more. 
*  Finn Ware - This Astoria icon opened in 1987 and carries a large variety of products for those who appreciate Nordic style and quality.
*  4 Seasons Clothing - Women's clothing and accessories from head to toe.
*  Kit's Apothecary - Located in Astoria's Hidden Underground, the house of health features natural remedies and quirky gifts with a sense of humor. After all, laughter is the best medicine.
Lucy's Books - Local. Independent, bright and friendly. New books arriving constantly with a selection of literary gifts
Pat's Pantry - With a deep appreciation for locally grown and made foods as well as the wonderful flavors and aromas of spices from around the world, stop by  and be inspired to try a new twist on a favorite recipe. Eat locally, season globally!
Sea Gypsy Gifts - Featuring 28 local artists make a wide variety of products. Jewelry, ceramics, stained glass, blown glass, upcycled garden art, paintings and so much more.
Terra Stones - Jewelry for men & women, whimsical home decor, one of a kind accessories and art from local artisans. Browse a wide selection of raw and polished stones, crystals and beads for decorating, crafting and healing purposes!
Young at Heart Paper Crafting - Want to learn a new hobby or expand your supplies? Stop by this scrapbooking, card making, and stamping headquarters for a local touch on your next project.

DRAWING AND NOTIFICATION
The Prize winner will be selected in a random drawing from among all Entries received throughout the Sweepstakes Period. The Prize drawing will be conducted by the Sponsor, whose decisions are final and binding in all matters relating to this contest. The Grand Prize Winner will be contacted at the account by which they entered by close of business Friday, October 2, 2020. Odds of winning will depend on the total number of eligible Entries received.

No prize transfer, assignment or substitution by Winner permitted. Prize package is valid through May 2020 unless otherwise specified on individual gift certificates. Lodging is subject to availability. See lodging certificate for additional details and confirm policies with property when making a reservation.

If the Winner does not claim his or her prize within 72 hours of notification, TravelAstoria.com will select an alternate winner.

The approximate retail value of this prize package is $500. Tips, taxes, insurance and all other expenses associated with acceptance and use of the prize not stated herein are the sole responsibility of each Winner and his/her travel companions. All prize details are at Sponsor’s sole discretion.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS APPLICABLE TO WINNER
Winner acknowledges and agrees that the Winner’s name and city/state may be published by Sponsor and their designees, licensees or affiliates (the “Authorized Parties”), on websites, or in any other medium, or in press releases associated with the contest. No Authorized Party will be required to pay any additional consideration or seek any additional approval from Winner in connection with such use. 
By accepting the prize, Winner acknowledges and agrees that Winner understands that travel, whether in developed or remote areas and whether by plane, automobile, motorcycle, boat, or other conveyance, or by foot, on land or water, and in the air, contains some inherent element of risk of accident, illness, injury, loss or death, which may be caused by negligence, forces of nature, wild animals or other agencies, known or unknown. Winner further acknowledges and agrees that such risks may be present at any time before, during and after the trip. In order to be considered a Winner and partake of the enjoyment of this trip, Winner must be willing to accept the risk, and to confirm acceptance of such risk in writing at Sponsor’s request.

GENERAL CONDITIONS              
Sponsor’s Right to Cancel Sweepstakes. If for any reason the operation or administration of this Sweepstakes is impaired or incapable of running as planned for any reason, including but not limited to (a) infection by computer virus, bugs, (b) tampering, unauthorized intervention, (c) fraud, (d) technical failures, or (e) any other causes beyond the control of the Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, the Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process, and to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes in whole or in part, at any time, without notice, or to award the prizes using all non-suspect eligible entries received as of, or after (if applicable) this cancellation, termination, modification or suspension date, or in any manner that is fair and equitable and best conforms to the spirit of these Official Rules. 

Sponsor’s right to disqualify entry. Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual deemed to be (a) tampering or attempting to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or Sponsor’s Website; or (b) acting in violation of these Official Rules or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES OR OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON(S) RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ATTEMPT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. 

Waiver. Failure by the Sponsor to enforce any provision of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision. In the event of a dispute as to the identity of a prize Winner based on an e-mail address, the winning entry will be declared by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at time of entry. "Authorized account holder" is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, on-line 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.
 
Release and Limitations of Liability. By participating in the Sweepstakes, Entrants agree to release and hold harmless the Sponsor, its respective officers, directors, employees, agents, subsidiaries, affiliates, distributors, sales representatives, advertising and promotional agencies (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from and against any claim or cause of action arising out of participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt or use of any prize, including, but not limited to: (a) any technical errors that may prevent an Entrant from submitting an entry; (b) unauthorized human intervention in the Sweepstakes; (c) printing errors; (d) lost, late, postage-due, misdirected, or undeliverable mail; (e) errors in the administration of the Sweepstakes or the processing of entries; or (f) injury, death, or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from Entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt of any prize. Released Parties assume 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 alteration of, entries. 

Released Parties are not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or telephone lines, computer on-line systems, servers, or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any e-mail or entry to be received by Sponsor on account of technical problems, human error or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any Website, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to Entrant's or any other person's computer relating to or resulting from participation in this Sweepstakes or downloading any materials in this Sweepstakes. Entrant further agrees that in any cause of action, the Released Parties’ liability will be limited to the cost of entering and participating in the Sweepstakes, and in no event shall the Released Parties be liable for attorney’s fees. Entrant waives the right to claim any damages whatsoever, including, but not limited to, punitive, consequential, direct, or indirect damages.

Contest Availability. THIS CONTEST IS VOID IN PUERTO RICO AND WHERE PROHIBITED. This Contest is subject to federal, state, and local laws and regulations, including tax laws. Certain restrictions may apply. Sponsor is not responsible for late, lost, stolen, mutilated, incomplete, illegible, misdirected, or postage-due mail. Entries void if the Sponsor determines the entry to not be an original, or if the entries are illegible, incomplete, damaged, irregular, altered, counterfeit, produced in error or obtained through fraud or theft. 

Agreement to Rules. Participants also agree (a) to be bound by these Official Rules and (b) if he/she wins that Sponsor may use each Winner’s name, city and state of residence in any publicity or advertising relating to the Contest or future promotions without compensation or approval (except in Tennessee and where prohibited by law). All federal, state and local taxes, fees and surcharges on prizes are the sole responsibility of the prize Winner. In the event that the selected Winner(s) of any prize are/is ineligible or refuses the prize, the prize will be forfeited and Sponsor, in its sole discretion, may choose whether to award the prize to another Winner.

For Canadian Entrants Only. In addition to the above, to be declared a Winner, selected Canadian entrants must have first correctly answered, without assistance of any kind, whether mechanical or otherwise, a mathematical skill-testing question to be administered at a mutually agreeable time. If the selected Canadian entrant fails to correctly answer the skill-testing question, he/she will be disqualified.

Disputes. Except where prohibited, you agree that any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, the Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate court located in the State of Oregon. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, your rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with the laws of jurisdiction.

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