DISCOVER THE PALM BEACHES

2017 HONDA CLASSIC PRO-AM SWEEPSTAKES Official Rules

The Sweepstakes begins at 12:00:00 AM Eastern Time (“ET”) on January 13, 2017
and ends at 11:59:59 PM ET on February 9, 2017. 
 

  1. ELIGIBILITY: Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia who are 18 years of age or older at time of entry. Employees of Discover The Palm Beaches (“Sponsor”), its affiliates and their immediate family members (spouses, parents, children, siblings and their spouses) and persons living in the same households of each of the above (whether related or not) are not eligible to enter or win a prize. 
  2. HOW TO ENTER: Visit www.thepalmbeaches.com/honda-classic-sweepstakes and submit your official entry form as directed between 12:00:00 AM ET on January 13, 2017 and 11:59:59 PM ET on February 9, 2017. Entrants will be required to provide their complete name, mailing address including zip code, daytime telephone number including area code, and a valid e-mail address. In the event of a dispute over the identity of an entrant, the entrant will, in the sole and absolute discretion of Sponsor, be deemed to be the registered owner of the e-mail account. Limit one (1) entry per person.   Entries must be received by 11:59:59 PM ET on February 9, 2017, to be considered valid. Multiple and duplicate entries will be disqualified. All entries become the property of the Sponsor and will not be returned. Sponsor is not responsible for and shall not be liable for: (i) late, lost, stolen, delayed, misdirected, incomplete, unreadable, or inaccurate entries; (ii) errors of any kind whether mechanical, human or otherwise relating to or in connection with the Sweepstakes, including, without limitation, errors which may occur in connection with the administration of the Sweepstakes or the processing of entries; (iii) data corruption, theft, destruction, unauthorized access to or alteration of entries or other materials; or (iv) any printing, typographical, human, administrative or technological errors in any materials associated with the Sweepstakes. If you opt to use a wireless mobile device to submit your entry, standard message and data rates and other charges may apply. Check your mobile plan for rates/details prior to entering via a mobile device. Participation via a mobile device may not be possible with all carriers.
  3. WINNER SELECTION/RANDOM DRAWING:  One (1) prize winner will be selected in a random drawing by Sponsor from among all eligible entries received. The random drawing will be conducted on or about February 10, 2017. Odds of winning will depend upon the number of eligible entries received. Prize winner will be notified by email. Prize winner will be required to accept within 48 hours of email notification, as determined by Sponsor in its sole and absolute discretion, and failure of the prize winner to do so will be considered forfeiting the prize.  
  4. NOTIFICATION/RELEASE: If the prize winning notification email is not accepted as set forth in these Official Rules, the prize will be forfeited and, in the sole and absolute discretion of Sponsor, may be awarded to an alternate prize winner in a random drawing from among all remaining eligible entries, as set forth in these Official Rules. In the event multiple prize winner notifications are issued, or more winning claims are received than the number of prizes set forth in these Official Rules, due to computer, printing, seeding, human or other error or problem, a random drawing to award the prize may, in the sole and absolute discretion of Sponsor, take place from among all eligible prize claims. Inclusion in such drawing shall be each entrant’s sole and exclusive remedy under such circumstances. No more than one (1) prize will be awarded.
  5. ONE (1) PRIZE: Prize consists of the opportunity for the prize winner to participate in the Saturday Pro-Am tournament at the 2017 Honda Classic, to be held on February 25, 2017, at the Palmer Course at PGA National Resort & Spa, Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. Prize includes one (1) amateur playing position in this Pro-Am, one (1) premium gift package provided by The Honda Classic, one (1) invitation for the Pairings Breakfast & Awards luncheon, two (2) Saturday Waterford Club credentials, one (1) Saturday Valet Parking Pass and a two (2) nights hotel accommodations at the Palm Beach Marriott Singer Island Beach Resort & Spa (double occupancy standard room). Prize winner will be solely responsible for any and all expenses associated with the acceptance and use of the prize not specified in these Official Rules as part of the prize, including, but not limited to, any and all federal, state and local taxes on prize. Prize winner will be solely responsible for any and all transportation not specified herein as part of the prize, as well as meals and beverages, in-room charges (e.g., mini-bar, room service, laundry service, telephone, internet, and movies), gratuities, travel expenses, personal incidentals and any other expenses associated with the acceptance and use of the prize which are not specified in these Official Rules as included in the prize. Prize winner will be required to provide a valid major credit or debit card upon hotel check-in, and all in-room charges, meals, beverages, hotel upgrades, amenities, personal incidentals and any other expenses charged to the prize winner’s and guest’s hotel room will be charged to that major valid credit or debit card. Sponsor shall have no liability to prize winner and guest if the February 25, 2017, Pro-Am event is cancelled for any reason, and all expenses associated with the prize not otherwise provided herein as a part of the prize shall be the sole and exclusive responsibility of the prize winner, If the prize winner or guest becomes disabled or cannot otherwise fully utilize the prize due to illness or any other reason, Sponsor shall have the option, at its sole and absolute discretion, of being relieved of liability for fulfillment of the prize award or any part thereof. Prize winner and guest must obey all local laws and regulations while attending the scheduled and ticketed prize event and act in a manner that is safe and respectful of the Sponsor. As the fair market value of the prize is approximately $3,500, prize winner will be required to supply Sponsor with his/her Social Security Number for tax purposes. The Internal Revenue Service requires Form 1099 MISC to be issued and filed for any recipient who receives a prize, if the annual aggregate value of the prize received is $600 or more. Sponsor will issue a Form 1099 MISC to the prize winner for the fair market value of the prize.  
  6. EVENT CONDUCT: The conduct of the prize winner and guest will be under the supervision of Sponsor and its Event Representatives (“Event Staff”) whose decisions are final and binding in all aspects relating to the Pro-Am Tournament (hereinafter, each an “Event”). Prize winner and guest may be removed from Event premises at the sole and absolute discretion of the Sponsor or Event Staff for any reason at any time, including, but not limited to, the advice of the Event Staff, creating an unauthorized disturbance, interruption or unnecessarily rough physical contact, or for any unhealthy, unlawful, unsafe, or inappropriate act. If the prize winner or guest who, in the opinion of the Sponsor or Event Staff, is considered a physical or mental threat to the well-being of any of the other Pro-Am Tournament participants, attendees or Event Staff, he/she may be removed from Event premises. Any act performed by prize winner or guest defined by Federal, State or Local law as a criminal act may result in removal from Event premises. If the prize winner or guest uses profanity, or demonstrates any lewd or sexually suggestive gestures or full or partial nudity, the Sponsor or Event Staff, in their sole and absolute discretion, shall have the right to remove that individual from Event premises. At the sole and absolute discretion of the Sponsor or Event Staff, if the prize winner or guest creates the potential for death, disability, injury and/or property damage during the Event, the Sponsor or Event Staff, shall have the right to remove that individual from Event premises.
  7. VOID OUTSIDE THE UNITED STATES AND WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.  SUBJECT TO ALL FEDERAL, STATE, AND LOCAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS. Prize is non-transferable; no substitutions, exchanges, or cash redemptions except by Sponsor due to prize unavailability, in which case a prize of equal or greater value will be awarded.  By participating in this Sweepstakes, entrants agree to release and hold the Sponsor, The Honda Classic, the PGA of America, PGA National Resort & Spa, the Palm Beach Marriott Singer Island Beach Resort & Spa, and their officers, directors, agents and employees, including Event Staff (collectively, “Releasees”), harmless from any and all losses, damages, rights, claims, and actions of any kind in connection with the Sweepstakes. By participating in this Sweepstakes, entrants agree to abide by and be bound by these Official Rules, and understand that the Sweepstakes results are final in all respects.  By accepting the prize, prize winner and his/her guest grant to Sponsor the right to use their names, voices, pictures, likenesses, hometowns and biographical information in any medium (whether now or hereafter known) throughout the world in perpetuity for any lawful purpose without further permission, consideration or payment (except where prohibited by law) and agree to participate in any and all publicity and promotional activities as designated by Sponsor (except where prohibited by law) in connection with this Sweepstakes. By participating in the Sweepstakes, entrants release Releasees, from any and all liability for any loss, harm, damages, costs or expenses, including, without limitation, property damages, personal injury and/or death, arising out of participating in this Sweepstakes, the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of any prize, participation in the Event and its related activities, and claims based on publicity rights, defamation or invasion of privacy and merchandise delivery. Prize is awarded “as-is.” By entering the Sweepstakes, each entrant agrees that: (1) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or connected with the Sweepstakes, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; (2) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out‑of‑pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering the Sweepstakes, but in no event will attorneys’ fees be awarded or recoverable; and (3) under no circumstances will any entrant be permitted to obtain any award for, and each entrant hereby knowingly and expressly waives all rights to seek, punitive, incidental or consequential damages and/or any other damages, other than actual out‑of‑pocket expenses, and also expressly waives any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. In the event the Sponsor is prevented from continuing with this Sweepstakes, or the integrity and/or feasibility of the Sweepstakes is undermined by any event including but not limited to fire, flood, epidemic, earthquake, explosion, labor dispute or strike, act of God or public enemy, satellite or equipment failure, riot or civil disturbance, war (declared or undeclared), terrorist threat or activity, or any federal, state, or local law, order, regulation, order of any court of competent jurisdiction, or other cause not reasonably within the Sponsor’s control (each a “Force Majeure” event)  the Sponsor shall have the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to abbreviate, modify, suspend, cancel or terminate the Sweepstakes without notice or further obligation. If the Sponsor, in its sole and absolute discretion, elects to abbreviate, cancel or terminate the Sweepstakes as a result of a Force Majeure event, the Sponsor reserves the right, but shall have no obligation, to award the prize from among all valid and eligible entries received up to the time of such Force Majeure event. The interpretation of these Official Rules shall be governed by the laws of the United States and the State of Florida, and venue for any dispute arising out of, connected with or related to this Sweepstakes, the prize, the Event and any and all related activities in any way, shall be exclusively and solely in the state and federal courts of the State of Florida, without regard to choice of law principles.
  8. PUBLICITY: Except where prohibited by law, participation in the Sweepstakes, Event, and related activities constitutes prize winner’s and guest’s consent, and that of their immediate families, for Sponsor to use any or all of their names, likenesses, photographs, voices, opinions and/or city and state of residence for promotional purposes in any media now known or hereinafter developed, worldwide, without further payment or consideration. Such names, likenesses, photographs, voices, opinions and/or city and state of residence may be published on the websites and/or social media properties of Sponsor, in Sponsor’s sole and absolute discretion.
  9. USE OF INFORMATION: The information provided by entrants in connection with the Sweepstakes may be used for Sponsor’s internal purposes, and entrants’ participation in the Sweepstakes, Event and related activities constitutes their consent for Sponsor to send entrants information about Sponsor's products and offers. Such entrant furnished information will not be provided to any third parties other than the Palm Beach Marriott Singer Island Beach Resort & Spa, The Honda Classic, the PGA of America, and PGA National Resort & Spa.
  10. NAME OF WINNER/OFFICIAL RULES: The name of the prize winner (available after February 10, 2017) or a copy of these Official Rules, may be obtained at http://www.thepalmbeaches.com, or by sending a stamped, self-addressed envelope to: Discover The Palm Beaches, Attn: Honda Classic Sweepstakes, 1555 Palm Beach Lakes Blvd., West Palm Beach, FL 33401. Please specify “Official Rules” or “Winner List” on outer envelope.

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SPONSOR:  Discover The Palm Beaches, 1555 Palm Beach Lakes Blvd., West Palm Beach, FL 33401.