OFFICIAL RULES –2016 SAN to Frankfurt Sweepstakes

The following promotion is intended for viewing in the United States only (including its territories, possessions, and commonwealths) and will be construed and evaluated according to United States laws. Do not proceed on this site if you are not a legal U.S. resident, 18 years or older, and accessing this site in the United States, its territories, possessions, or commonwealths. The San Diego County Regional Airport Authority (“Authority” or “Sponsor”) is sponsoring a 2016 SAN to Frankfurt Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”). Individuals enter the Sweepstakes through a link on the web site or through links that have been posted on the Authority’s social media platforms.


Void where prohibited. Individuals will have one opportunity to win one grand prize. Individuals who submit an entry are referred to herein as “Entrant.” By submitting an entry, you agree to be bound by the following Official Rules:

Making a purchase or contribution is not a requirement to enter the Sweepstakes nor will it necessarily improve an Entrant’s chance of winning.

Entry Periods: You may enter the Sweepstake beginning at 9 a.m. Pacific Time (“PT”) on September 28, 2016 until 5 p.m. PT on October 21, 2016 (the “Promotion Period”). Any entry received before or after the Promotion Period Period will not be eligible to win a prize. Sponsor’s computer is the official time-keeping device for the Contest.

Eligibility Requirements:

To be eligible for entry in the Sweepstakes, individuals must:

1. Be legal residents of the United States;

2. Be eighteen (18) years of age or older at the time of entry;

3. The following individuals are NOT eligible to participate in or receive a prize from the Sweepstakes: employees, officers, directors, immediate family members (spouse, significant other, parent, child, sibling or their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside, or member of the same household, whether or not related) of the Authority or any airport tenant, contractor, service provider or other entity contracting with the Authority.

How to Enter:


Method One: visit and click the “SAN to Frankfurt Sweepstakes” box and complete and submit the online entry form in its entirety and click submit for one (1) entry (the “Entry”). Method Two: Click on the direct link to the Sweepstakes as posted on the Authority’s Twitter, Instagram or Facebook pages (referred to herein as “Social Media Platforms”) and complete and submit the online entry form in its entirety and click submit for one (1) entry (the “Entry”).

This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook. Becoming a fan of the San Diego International Airport’s page on Facebook does not constitute an entry into the Sweepstakes.

Upon submission of an Entry, Entrant will have the opportunity to earn bonus Entries by sharing the link to his/her own Facebook wall, Twitter feed, or via email. Entrant will receive one (1) bonus Entry when another individual (other than the Entrant) clicks through the shared link and successfully enters the Sweepstakes. For each Entry submitted by another individual via this shared link, the Entrant will receive one (1) additional bonus Entry in the Sweepstakes.

All Entries must be received by 5:00 p.m. PT on October 21, 2016 to be eligible. Sponsor shall not verify receipt of Entries. If Entrant is selected as a prospective winner, Entrant will be required to execute and return releases and additional documentation supplied by Sponsor in accordance with Sponsor’s instructions or such prospective finalist will be disqualified. Incomplete and/or late submissions are not valid entries.

Entries that are created and received within the above-mentioned guidelines shall collectively be referred to herein as the “Eligible Entries.”

Entrants may enter once per day and earn up to a maximum of 25 bonus entries throughout the Sweepstakes Period. Multiple participants are not permitted to share the same e-mail address. Any use of robotic, repetitive, automatic, programmed or similar entry methods or agents (including, but not limited to, Promotion entry services) will void all entries by that Entrant. In the event of a dispute as to any online entry, the authorized account holder of the e-mail address used to enter will be deemed to be the Entrant. The "authorized account holder" is the natural person assigned an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted address. Potential winners may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holders.

The Sponsor is not responsible for Entries that are not received for any reason, or for Entries that are received, but are not decipherable for any reason. The Sponsor will automatically disqualify: (1) any Entry submission from a non-eligible individual; (2) an incomplete or illegible or non-responsive Entry; and (3) any Entries received in excess of the Entry limit described herein.

For persons needing special assistance, please contact the Airport Authority’s Marketing Department at (619) 400-2871. You can also email questions to


There will be one Sweepstakes Grand Prize winner (“Winner”); hereinafter referred to as “Grand Prize Winner”.

Grand Prize: One (1) Grand Prize Winner will have the opportunity to receive the following flight voucher:

1) One (1) round trip flight for two (2) individuals in Economy Class on Condor Airlines to Frankfurt, Germany from San Diego International Airport (SAN) (“Grand Prize”). The Condor flight will originate in San Diego, CA (with flight number ‘DE’, no feeder flight allowed) and have Frankfurt, Germany as the final destination. Air service between San Diego and Frankfurt begins on May 1, 2017 and flights will operate on Mondays, Thursdays, and Saturdays. Travel must be completed by October 5, 2017.

The Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of this trip package (including taxes/fees): $3,300.

Trip subject to availability and blackout dates. Travel must be round-trip. Sponsor will not provide travel accommodations. If Grand Prize Winner resides outside of San Diego County, the Grand Prize Winner is solely responsible for costs associated with air travel to or from the originating flight at San Diego International Airport. Use of this voucher is restricted to the Grand Prize Winner and is non-transferable. Validity cannot be extended. Voucher cannot be redeemed for cash. No payout of voucher/cash value possible. The Grand Prize Winner will be responsible for taxes and fees (approx. US $160), and may be required to complete and submit to the Sponsor an IRS W-9 tax form. Fare rules will apply. Flight must contain a Condor flight with DE flight number. Voucher is good for one Condor flight originating San Diego, CA (with flight number ‘DE’, no feeder flight allowed) with Frankfurt, Germany as final destination. Voucher is good for one round trip flight for two in Economy Class. Once confirmed, no cancellations or refunds are allowed. Rebooking will result in US $85 rebooking fee per leg per person + possible fare difference. Flight dates/times subject to change without prior notification. Flights can be upgraded against payment of fare difference. Air service between San Diego and Frankfurt begins on May 1, 2017 and flights will operate on Mondays, Thursdays, and Saturdays. Travel must be completed by October 5, 2017.

This voucher can only be redeemed via or 1-800-524-6975.”

No refund or compensation will be made by Sponsor in the event of the cancellation or delay of any flight. Travel and accommodations are subject to availability. Travel is subject to the terms and conditions set forth in this Sweepstakes, and those set forth by the Sponsor’s airline carrier, Condor, as detailed in the passenger ticket contracts. All expenses and incidental travel costs including but not limited to, ground transportation, lodging, meals, incidentals, passenger tariffs or duties, surcharges, airport fees, service charges or facility charges, security fees, taxes or other expenses are the sole responsibility of the Grand Prize Winner. Grand Prize Winner and travel companion are responsible for obtaining travel insurance (and all other forms of insurance) at their option and hereby acknowledge that the Sponsor has not and will not obtain or provide travel insurance or any other form of insurance. Grand Prize Winner’s travel companion must be at least eighteen (18) years of age or older as of the date of departure. If Grand Prize Winner’s travel companion is under eighteen (18) years of age, the Grand Prize Winner must be the travel companion’s parent/legal guardian.

Unless otherwise noted, the Grand Prize is subject to the terms, conditions and restrictions of Condor Airlines. Released Parties (defined below) will not be responsible for acts of third parties, Acts of God, acts of terrorism, civil disturbances, work stoppage or any other natural disaster outside their control that may cause the cancellation or postponement of awarding the Grand Prize. The Grand Prize is non-transferable, non-assignable, and cannot be redeemed for cash or substituted, expect by Sponsor (in its sole discretion), which reserves the right to substitute any portion of the Grand Prize with a prize of equal or greater value for any reason, including, without limitation, Grand Prize unavailability.

Odds of winning depend upon the number of Eligible Entries received during the Promotion Period.

Winner Determination:

On or about October 22, 2016, one (1) Grand Prize Winner will be selected via a random drawing from all eligible Entries. Odds of winning depend on the total number of eligible Entries received. Participants need not be present to win. All potential winners are subject to eligibility verification by Sponsor, whose decisions are final and binding. A PARTICIPANT IS NOT A WINNER OF GRAND PRIZE, EVEN IF NOTIFIED OF BEING A WINNER, UNLESS AND UNTIL THE PARTICIPANT'S ELIGIBILITY HAS BEEN VERIFIED.

The decision of the Sponsor’s President/CEO or her designee is final and binding on all matters relating to the Sweepstakes.


There will be one (1) potential Grand Prize Winner who will be notified via e-mail and/or phone on or about 72 hours after the random drawing takes place. The Grand Prize Winner shall, within ten (10) full calendar days of issuance of Grand Prize Notification, provide the Sponsor with the following information: (1) eligibility information, i.e. proof of age and U.S. residency; (2) name; (3) winner’s preferred email, mailing addresses and telephone number; and (4) a signed copy of Sponsor’s Affidavit of Eligibility and its Liability/Publicity Release form. In the event the Grand Prize Notification is returned as undeliverable, the Sponsor is unable to reach the Grand Prize Winner at the e-mail address and phone number provided by the Grand Prize Winner, or the above information and signed forms are not submitted by the Grand Prize Winner for any reason, the Sponsor may select an alternative winner who will be notified in the same manner described above to provide the Sponsor with the information specified above. In the event any alternate Grand Prize winner fails to respond to any such Grand Prize Notification and submit the necessary information/forms within ten (10) calendar days of the date of issuance, the alternate will be disqualified, and the Grand Prize will be forfeited, at the Sponsor’s sole discretion. Failure to timely submit required documentation as described herein will result in disqualification and forfeiture of the Grand Prize Winner’s Prize.

Waiver of Liability/Publicity Release:

Participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes the Entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these Official Rules. By participating in the Sweepstakes, the Entrant represents and warrants that he/she has read and fully understands, and agrees to be bound by these Official Rules. By participating in the Sweepstakes, Entrants waive any and all claims against the Authority and each of its representative and any and all other firms associated with the Sweepstakes, and all of their respective officers, directors, employees, agents and representatives (collectively, “Released Parties”) for any injury, damage or loss that may occur, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from participation in the Sweepstakes or from the receipt or use of the Grand Prize or activity related to the receipt or use of the Grand Prize. By participating in this Sweepstakes, each Entrant gives his/her express permission to be contacted by the Sweepstakes Sponsor and/or their respective designees by telephone, email, social media, and/or postal mail for Sweepstakes purposes only. The Grand Prize Winner, by acceptance of the Grand Prize, grants to the Sponsor and each of its respective designees the right to publicize such Winner’s name, city and state of residence, photographs, voice, statements and/or other likeness and Grand Prize description in any media now known or hereafter devised, throughout the world, in perpetuity, without limitation and without additional compensation or consideration, notification or permission, unless prohibited by law.

General Conditions:

By participating in the Sweepstakes and submitting an Entry(ies), each Entrant agrees that the Released Parties are not responsible for stolen, late, incomplete, inaccurate, misdirected, lost, damaged, delayed, postage-due or garbled entries, email or mail; or for lost, interrupted or unavailable network, server, Internet Service Provider (ISP), website, or other connections, availability or accessibility or miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, telephone or cable transmissions, lines or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures, or difficulties, or other errors or problems of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic, network, computer, typographical, printing or otherwise relating to or in connection with the Sweepstakes, including, without limitation errors or difficulties which may occur in connection with the administration of the Sweepstakes, the processing of entries, or the announcement of the Prize or in any Sweepstakes – related materials. For details regarding collection of information from Eligible Entrants, please consult the privacy policy available on the Sponsor’s website. Released Parties are not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by website users, tampering, hacking, or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes. The Released Parties are not responsible for injury or damage to participants or to any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participating in this Sweepstakes or downloading materials from or use of the website. Persons who tamper with or abuse any aspect of the Sweepstakes or website or attempt to undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes by cheating, deception or other unfair playing practices, or intend to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other entrant or Sweepstakes Sponsor’s representatives or who are in violation of these Official Rules, as solely determined by Sweepstakes Sponsor, will be disqualified and all associated entries will be void. Any attempt to deliberately damage the content or operation of this Sweepstakes is unlawful and subject to legal action by the Sweepstakes Sponsor or its respective agents. Sponsors shall have the sole right to disqualify any Entrant for violation for these Official Rules or any applicable laws relating to the Sweepstakes, and to resolve all disputes in its sole discretion. Released Parties (i) make no warranty, guaranty or representation of any kind concerning the Grand Prize, and (ii) disclaim any implied warranty. Any Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute waiver of that provision. All disputes will be resolved under applicable U.S. laws in the State of California.

By entering this Sweepstakes, the Entrant agrees to the following Statement:

I expressly understand that Section 1542 of the Civil Code of California provides substantially as follows: “A GENERAL RELEASE DOES NOT EXTEND TO CLAIMS WHICH THE CREDITOR DOES NOT KNOW OR SUSPECT TO EXIST IN HIS OR HER FAVOR AT THE TIME OF EXECUTING THE RELEASE, WHICH IF KNOWN BY HIM OR HER, MUST HAVE MATERIALLY AFFECTED HIS OR HER SETTLEMENT WITH DEBTOR.” The provisions of this Section 1542 of the Civil Code of California and any similar law of any state, territory, or other jurisdiction are hereby expressly waived.

This Agreement will be governed by the laws of the State of California. Any court of competent jurisdiction sitting within San Diego, California will be the exclusive jurisdiction and venue for any dispute arising out of or relating to this Sweepstakes or these Official Rules. Entrants hereby waive any argument that any such court does not have jurisdiction or improper venue regarding any and all disputes arising out of the Sweepstakes, including the award of the Grand Prize. The Sweepstakes Sponsor shall be entitle to recover its court costs and reasonable attorneys’ fees and expenses incurred in successfully proving any breach of any term of the Sweepstakes or these Official Rules.

The Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to amend, modify, extend, cancel or suspend the Sweepstakes (or any portion thereof) should virus, bugs, unauthorized human intervention, or other causes corrupt administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper operation of the Sweepstakes (or any portion thereof). Sponsor also reserves the right to make changes or additions to these Official Rules for any reason at any time. In the event of cancellation, the Sponsor may elect to identify winners and award the Grand Prize by the method listed above from among all non-suspect, Eligible Entries received up to the time of such cancellation. Entries generated by a script, macro or other mechanical or automated means will be disqualified

Winner’s List:

For a copy of the Official Rules and to find out the name of the Grand Prize Winner, submit your request by sending an email to by October 31, 2016.


San Diego County Regional Airport Authority, 3225 North Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101.

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