Weather icon
Destination Survey Official Rules

Destination Survey Official Rules


1. Contest Period

The contest starts the January 1, 2024 and ends December 31, 2024.

2. Eligibility

This contest is open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States, and the District of Columbia citizens who are at least eighteen (18) years old at the time of entry. Employees of Discover Palm Beach County, Inc. and other companies associated with the promotion of the Contest, and their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates and advertising and promotion agencies as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings, and children) and household members of each such employee are not eligible. The Contest is subject to federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Limit one (1) entry per person, per address, and per household for the duration of the contest period, regardless of method of entry. Entries received from any person, email address, or household in excess of the stated limitation will be void. All entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned.

3. Prizes

Each survey (“study”) deployed during the contest period will consist of one (1) random draw in the contest consisting of one (1) prize of a $100 gift card. The prize winners will be selected approximately six (6) weeks after a study has been deployed. Entries that are submitted before or after the Giveaway Period will be disqualified.

4. Participation

The Contest is offered electronically via the Internet. Entrants will receive one (1) entry for completion of each study during the contest period. Completion of the studies is not required to enter the Contest. Entrants may receive one (1) entry by legibly printing the Entrant’s name, address, telephone number, complete email address, on a 3 x 5 inch (or 7.5 x 12.5 cm) piece of paper and mailing it to Discover Palm Beach County Research Department at 2195 Southern Blvd. Suite #400, West Palm Beach, FL 33406. All entries become the exclusive property of DPBC and will not be acknowledged or returned. Please note the URL address and date of the survey (the address of the link in the Entrant’s invitation to the survey) is necessary to identify the specific contest being entered. Mail-in entries that do not include the URL address and date will not be valid. Study participates are selected from a variety of methods such as those that request collateral material, visit the DTPB website, or elect to be part of the DTPB study panel or sent a survey to complete to the email they provided DTPB.

5. Contest Draws

The Draws will be held in West Palm Beach, FL on the applicable Draw Date from all eligible entries received. Winners will be determined at random from all eligible entries received by THE SPONSOR by noon on the day before the applicable Draw Date. The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received. The odds of an entry winning any Prize will be the same, whether the entry was automatically generated or by alternate means of entry.

6. Prize Awarding

Prizes will be awarded only on verification by the Sponsor that all contest requirements have been met by the winner. Each Prize must be accepted as awarded and no substitution, transfer, conversion or assignment of Prizes will be allowed, unless at the discretion of the Sponsor which may substitute a Prize of comparable or greater value. No correspondence will be entered into except with selected Entrants at the email address listed on the Sponsor systems, or on the mail-in entries. The Sponsor will notify the winner by email within 15 days of the applicable Draw Date. The winner will have ten (10) calendar days from notification to accept the Prize by email, and will be instructed whom to contact at that time. The Sponsor is not responsible for and shall not be liable for late, lost, misdirected, or unsuccessful efforts to notify the winner. If a selected Entrant cannot be contacted within the allotted time the Sponsor reserves the right to void that entry and select another eligible Entrant for that Prize. Any Prize awarded will be delivered by the Sponsor or by a third-party retained by the Sponsor for the purpose of fulfilling the prize (in which case the Entrant consents to the disclosure of his/her name, address, and such other personal information as is required for the limited purpose of delivering the prize to the winner) to the official winner within 6 – 8 weeks after receipt of the signed and fully completed Declaration and Release Form. Acceptance of the Prize by the Prize winner constitutes permission by such person for Sponsor to use the winner’s name, voice, likeness, and prize won along with his or her address (city and state) and the right to use and publish their entries, proper name, any statements made or attributed to such winner, and any posting photographs, descriptions or messages, uploaded files, inputted data, or engaging in any other form of communication to the Sponsor (collectively, the “Attributes”) in any and all media, including the Winners List (as defined below), unless otherwise prohibited by law. This will include, but is not limited to, media now known or hereafter devised, without notice, review or approval, in perpetuity and throughout the world for advertising and promotional purposes in connection with this Contest without further consideration, compensation, and the winner hereby releases the Sponsor from all and all claims arising out of the use of such Attributes whatsoever.

If the potential winner is at least 18 but still considered a minor in his/her jurisdiction of residence, Sponsor reserves the right to award the prize in the name of his/her parent or legal guardian, who will be required to fulfill any other requirements imposed on winner set forth herein. Winner may be required to complete an affidavit of eligibility/liability and publicity release which must be returned as instructed by Sponsor. Failure to complete, sign and return the affidavit or release, or to comply with any term or condition of these Official Rules, may result in a winner’s disqualification, the forfeiture of his or her interest in the prize, and the award of the prize to a substitute winner. Except where prohibited, acceptance of any prize constitutes winner’s consent to the publication of his or her name, biographical information and likeness in any media for any commercial or promotional purpose, without limitation the Internet, or further compensation. Prizes won and not claimed by eligible winners in accordance with these Official Rules will not be awarded and will remain the property of Sponsor.

7. Tax Information

Liability for any applicable taxes imposed by any government, if any, on any Prize won is the sole responsibility of the winner of such Prize.

8. Participation

By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify persons found tampering with or otherwise abusing any aspect of this Contest as solely determined by Sponsor. In the event the Contest is compromised by a virus, non-authorized human intervention, tampering or other causes beyond the reasonable control of Sponsor which corrupts or impairs the administration, security, fairness or proper operation of the Contest, Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to suspend, modify or terminate the Contest. Should the Contest be terminated prior to the stated expiration date, Sponsor reserves the right to award prizes based on the entries received before the termination date.

9. Release and Limitations of Liability

By entering, participants agree to be bound by these complete Official Rules. Sponsor is not liable for late, lost, delayed, misdirected, incomplete, or illegible entries or for delivery errors. Sponsor is not liable for any technical malfunctions of any computer internet system, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any email on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the internet or at any website, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to participant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participation or downloading any materials in this Contest, or other technical difficulties or failures or other errors of any kind. Sponsor is not responsible or liable for any injury or damage to an entrant’s or third person’s computer and/or its contents, related to or resulting from the Contest. Any person attempting to defraud or in any way tamper with this Contest will be ineligible for prizes and may be prosecuted to the full extent of the law. Participants release and agree to hold harmless Sponsor, its Board of Directors, officers, employees, agents and Palm Beach County from any and all liability for any injury, loss or damage of any kind to person, including death, and property, arising in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, use or misuse of the prize, participation in any activity related to the Contest, or participation in this Contest. Sponsor reserves the right to terminate or modify the Contest at any time for any reason. In such circumstances prizes will be awarded when possible based on entries received to date of termination. Sponsors reserve the right to substitute a similar prize of equal or greater value in the event that the stated prize cannot be awarded due to circumstances beyond the control of the Sponsor and or promotion Partners. Except where prohibited, participants agree that any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to the value of the prize awarded in the Contest, but in no event attorneys’ fees; Participants hereby waive all rights to claim punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of participants and Sponsor in connection with the Contest, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Florida, without regard for conflicts of law doctrine, and any and all proceedings shall take place in Palm Beach County, FL.

10. Privacy

Except when clearly indicated, the information you provide for contest registration will not be shared or sold, and will solely be used for informational purposes by Palm Beaches, Florida and Discover Palm Beach County, Inc.

11. Sponsor

The Contest is sponsored by Discover Palm Beach County, Inc. The decisions of Sponsor regarding the selection of winners and all other aspects of the Contest shall be final and binding in all respects. Sponsor will not be responsible for typographical, printing or other inadvertent errors in these Official Rules or in other materials relating to the contest. To request the name of the winner, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to Discover Palm Beach County Research Department, 1555 Palm Beach Lakes Blvd., Suite 800, West Palm Beach, FL, 33401. Winner List requests will only be accepted after the week after the promotion end date.

Discover The Palm Beaches

The Official Tourism Marketing Corporation for The Palm Beaches, Florida

2195 Southern Blvd, Suite 400

West Palm Beach, Florida 33406