Membership Drive
12:40 pm
Tue March 11, 2014

Membership Drive Contest Rules

Everything you need to know about pledge drive prize drawings, including eligibility, how to enter, odds of winning, and the prizes!

June 2014 Membership Drive Contest Rules

Eligibility 
All contest entries made to Vermont Public Radio in response to the June 2014 membership drive, whether by mail, website or telephone, are included in the drawings. The drawings are open to U.S. citizens residing in the 50 states of the U.S. or District of Columbia. Entrants must be 18 or older. All current Sustaining Members of VPR are automatically included. This contest is sponsored by Vermont Public Radio, 365 Troy Avenue, Colchester, VT 05446. Employees, board members, and advisory committee members of VPR, its affiliates, advertising and production agencies related to this contest, and their respective household members are not eligible. VPR volunteers may enter if they are not included in the above-named categories. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. Void wherever prohibited or restricted by law. Taxes are the responsibility of the winner(s). Winner(s) must complete a W9 form prior to claiming prize(s).

How to Enter 
No purchase or contribution is necessary. You may enter this contest in one of three ways: online at VPR.net, by telephone at 1-800-639-6391 or mail to VPR, 365 Troy Avenue, Colchester, VT 05446. Entry must include your full name, complete mailing address, phone number with area code, and an email address. No other method of entry will be accepted. Mail-in entries must be received no later than two days prior to the prize drawing. Contest begins May 12. All drawings will be held between June 10-21; exact times and dates of drawings within that time period are subject to change. Limit one entry per person. Incomplete entries are void. 

Selection of Winner(s) 
Winner(s) will be selected in a random drawing from among all eligible entries received by the deadline dates above. Prize drawing will be conducted by VPR. Drawing will be conducted within 24 hours of end of contest. Winner(s) will be announced on-air. Winner(s) need not be present to win. Winner(s) will be notified by telephone and/or e-mail within 24 hours of drawing. Every reasonable attempt will be made to award the prize. If after every reasonable effort has been exerted (three (3) attempts over 30 days) to award the prize but the potential winner(s) cannot be reached after 30 days from first notification attempt, or the potential winner(s) has refused to accept the prize, or if entrant is found to be ineligible, or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, the prize will be forfeited and become the property of Vermont Public Radio. 

Odds of Winning 
Odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible entries received. Entry constitutes permission (except where prohibited by law) to use winner(s)’ names, hometowns, and likenesses for publicity purposes without additional compensation. Winner(s) will be notified by telephone and/or e-mail. 

Limit of Entry 
Limit one entry per person for the entire entry period. Multiple entries, if discovered, will be disqualified. By entering, entrants acknowledge compliance with these official rules including all eligibility requirements. VPR is not responsible for failures in technology such as but not limited to: technical malfunctions, lost/delayed data transmission, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, line failures of any telephone network, computer equipment, software, inability to access any website or online service, or any other error or malfunction, or late, lost, incorrect or inaccurate transcription of entry information, or for any human error, or misdirected entries. Entry materials that have been tampered with or altered are void. Proof of emailing and/or mailing does not constitute proof of delivery. 

Prizes 
Eighteen (18) drawings will be held. All prizes are non-transferable. Prize value varies based on prize. Prizes are not redeemable for cash. All taxes on the prizes, including but not limited to federal, state and local income and sales taxes, and any expense not covered herein (including but not limited to expenses related to the use of the prize) are the responsibility of the winners. 

Prizes to be given away: 

iPad Mini: Two iPad Minis from Small Dog Electronics: all the fun of an iPad in a smaller, compact package. (Value $400 each)

Eat Around Vermont: A $100 gift certificate to seven destination restaurants around Vermont: Ariel’s in Brookfield, Guild Tavern in South Burlington, The Perfect Wife Restaurant in Manchester, Hen Of The Wood in Burlington and Waterbury, Café Provence at Blush Hill in Waterbury, and Roots in Rutland. (Value $700)

Food Co-op Giveaway: A $1,000 gift certificate to the food co-op of your choice. Choose from Middlebury, Brattleboro, Hunger Mountain in Montpelier, or Onion River (City Market) in Burlington (Value $1,000)

Hotel Vermont Getaway: Two nights for two at Burlington’s Hotel Vermont, plus $200 to spend on dinner at Juniper. (Value $800)

Umiak Giveaway: Two $1,000 gift cards to Umiak Outdoor Outfitters (formerly Canoe Imports). Enjoy our region’s waterways, ponds and lakes this summer in a new canoe, kayak, or stand up paddleboard.(Value $1,000 each)

Pet Food Warehouse Giveaway: Four $250 gift cards to Pet Food Warehouse. Stock up on food, treats, and toys for your pet or donate it to your local shelter. (Value $250 each)

Vermont Book Shop Giveaway: Four $250 gift cards to spend at Vermont Book Shop in Middlebury or at vermontbookshop.com. (Value $250 each)

Airline Ticket Giveaway: Two pairs of roundtrip airline tickets to anywhere in the continental United States from Travel Leaders - Child/Albany Travel. Visit friends, take a vacation, or stay home and send your family away! (Value $1,200 per pair)*

Shelburne Farms Getaway: A weekend getaway for two including two nights’ stay, dinner, brunch, and a gift basket. (Value $1,200)

*Restrictions For Airline TicketsRestrictions For Airline Tickets Air travel is subject to availability and restricted inventory. Certain peak period blackouts apply. Tickets valid for travel in the continental United States only; excludes Hawaii and Alaska. Tickets are non transferable and have no cash value. Reservations must be made thirty days in advance and travel must be must be complete by June 14, 2015. Two Airline Tickets To Anywhere In The Continental U.S. From Travel Leaders~ Child/Albany Travel (value $1,200)Drawing: Friday, June 20, 7 p.m. Restrictions For Airline Tickets Air travel is subject to availability and restricted inventory. Certain peak period blackouts apply. Tickets valid for travel in the continental United States only; excludes Hawaii and Alaska. Tickets are non transferable and have no cash value. Reservations must be made thirty days in advance and travel must be must be complete by June 14, 2015. Two Airline Tickets To Anywhere In The Continental U.S. From Travel Leaders~ Child/Albany Travel (value $1,200)Drawing: Friday, June 20, 7 p.m. Restrictions For Airline Tickets: Air travel is subject to availability and restricted inventory. Certain peak period blackouts apply. Tickets valid for travel in the continental United States only; excludes Hawaii and Alaska. Tickets are non transferable and have no cash value. Reservations must be made thirty days in advance and travel must be must be complete by one year from drawing date (June 14, 2015 or June 20, 2015).

Other Important Points 
Prize drawing participants, by entering, release VPR, its employees and its agents from any liability with respect to the receipt or use of any awarded prize. VPR makes no and disclaims all warranties, guarantees or representations, express or implied, concerning the condition, quality, or merchantability of any prize. 

Vermont Public Radio reserves the right to cancel this contest and not award any prize in the event that in its judgment unforeseen developments warrant cancelation. 

For the names of the prize winners, send a stamped, self-addressed envelope before May 1, 2014 to VPR Drive Drawing Winners’ Names, 365 Troy Avenue, Colchester, VT 05446. Winners list will not be available until after June 21, 2014.