Entries will be accepted while the offer is posted on kirkusreviews.com. The winner will be determined by random drawing the next business day. At the end of the giveaway there will be one grand prizewinner selected on 8/25/14. Winners will have 48 hours to claim their prizes. The giveaway ends on 8/24/14 at 11:59 PM CDT.
Employees and immediate family of Kirkus Reviews employees are not eligible to enter. To enter you must 18 years of age upon entering, and have a U.S. address. No purchase necessary. No cash value. Email addresses will be used to notify winners and will not be sold to 3rd parties. To enter the contest, you must agree to these Official Rules. Therefore, please read the following rules prior to entry to ensure you understand and agree. You agree that submission of an entry in the contest constitutes agreement to these rules. You may not submit an entry to the contest and are not eligible to receive the prizes described in the official rules, unless you agree to the official rules. These official rules form a binding legal agreement between you and the contest sponsors with respect to the contest. By participating in the contest, participants agree to be bound by the decisions of contest sponsor personnel. The contest sponsors reserve the right to disqualify any participant or winner and may refuse to award any prize to a person who is ineligible or has violated any rule, gained unfair advantage in participating in the contest, or obtained winner status using fraudulent means. The contest sponsors will interpret these rules and resolve any disputes, conflicting claims or ambiguities concerning the rules or the contest and contest sponsor decisions concerning such disputes shall be final. If the conduct or outcome of the contest is affected by human error, any mechanical, technical, electronic, communications, telephone, computer, hardware or software errors, malfunctions or failures of any kind, intentional interference or any event beyond the control of the contest sponsors, the contest sponsors reserve the right to terminate this contest, or make such other decisions regarding the outcome as the contest sponsors deem appropriate. All decisions will be made by the contest sponsors and are final. The contest sponsors may waive any of these rules in their sole discretion. The contest sponsors reserve the right to withdraw or terminate this contest at any time without prior notice.
All other expenses not specifically mentioned herein, including but not limited to, transportation and meals other than that mentioned herein, additional hotel or transportation amenities, fees and gratuities, are the responsibility of winner and guest. Travel must be planned and booked within six months of winning and conclude within one (1) year of prize award or the travel and hotel portions of the prize will be forfeited in their entirety. If winner and/or guest cannot travel after travel arrangements are made and paid for, then the travel and hotel portions of the prize will be forfeited and the Sponsor will have no further obligation to the winner. Travel and hotel accommodations are subject to availability. Certain restrictions and blackout dates may apply.
Winner and guest are solely responsible for obtaining the proper documentation (e.g., valid passport) prior to travel. Arrangements for the fulfillment of the Prize will be made by Sponsor and/or its designated agent. Prize is non-transferable and no substitution or cash equivalent by winner is allowed. Sponsor must be notified to book at least two five weeks prior to the requested departure date. The approximate retail value of the round trip airfare is $1400, and travel arrangements may not exceed this value.
Winner acknowledges that the Sponsor and all other businesses concerned with this Sweepstakes and their agents do not make, nor are in any manner responsible for, any warranty, representations, expressed or implied, in fact or in law, relative the quality, conditions, fitness or merchantability of any aspect of a merchandise prize except such prize shall be subject to any applicable manufacturer’s standard warranty.