HAPPILY EVER AFTER at Walt Disney World Resort Sweepstakes Official Rules


1. SPONSOR: Disney Destinations, LLC, P.O. Box 10000, Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830 (“Sponsor”), is solely responsible for all aspects of this sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”).

2. ADMINISTRATOR: Ventura Associates International LLC, 60 East 42nd Street, New York, NY 10165 (“Administrator”), an independent judging organization whose decisions are final and binding with respect to this Sweepstakes.

3. ELIGIBILITY: Open only to persons who are legal residents of, and physically located within, the state of Florida (“Territory”) [LM1] and who are 18 years of age or older at time of entry. Employees of the Sponsor, Administrator, their parent, subsidiary, affiliated and successor companies, or the advertising, promotional or fulfillment agencies of any of them (individually and collectively “Entities”), and the members of their households (defined as people who share the same residence at least three (3) months a year, whether related or not) and members of their immediate families (defined as parent, child, spouse, siblings and the spouses of each) are all ineligible to participate in the Sweepstakes. Void where prohibited or restricted by law and subject to all applicable federal, state, local and municipal laws and regulations.

4. ENTRY: Commencing at 11:00 A.M. on May 8, 2017, and ending at 3:00 P.M. of same day (“Entry Period”), subject to the limitations below, you may enter this Sweepstakes by visiting the Disney Parks blog post found here: https://disneyparks.disney.go.com/blog/2017/04/enter-for-a-chance-to-win-an-opportunity-to-experience-happily-ever-after-on-opening-night-at-walt-disney-world-resort/ (“Sweeps Blog Post”), clicking the link embedded within the Sweeps Blog Post, and following the entry instructions to complete an official entry form (“Entry” and collectively referred to herein as “Entries”). Your Entry must state your valid email address (“Address”) and full name, as all Entries without a valid first and last name will be discarded. For purposes of these Official Rules (“Rules”), all times and dates are Eastern Time. Normal Internet access and usage charges imposed by your online service will apply. It is your sole responsibility to notify the Sponsor in writing if you change your Address.

5. LIMITATIONS: Entries are limited to one (1) Entry per person per Address. In the event of a dispute regarding the identity of the person submitting an Entry, the Entry will be deemed to be submitted by the natural person in whose name the Address is registered. Entries by any method other than set forth above in Section 4 are void. Any use of automated or programmed methods of effecting Entry is prohibited. Neither the Entities, nor any of their officers, directors, shareholders, employees, affiliates, agents or representatives (individually and collectively, “Releasees”) are responsible for Entries from persons residing, or physically located, outside the Territory; Entries that are altered, delayed, deleted, destroyed, forged, fraudulent, improperly accessed, inaccurate, incomplete, interrupted, late, lost, misrouted, multiple, non-delivered, stolen, tampered with, unauthorized, unintelligible or otherwise not in compliance with these Rules; inaccurate or incomplete capture online of Sweepstakes entry information; lost, interrupted or unavailable network, server or other connections; miscommunications; failed phone, computer hardware or software or telephone transmissions; technical failures; unauthorized human intervention; traffic congestion; garbled or jumbled transmissions; undeliverable emails resulting from any form of active or passive email filtering; insufficient space in your email account to receive email; or other errors of any kind, whether due to electronic, human, mechanical, printing, production, technical errors or other causes; even if caused by the negligence of any of the Releasees. Each of such potential Entries will be disqualified, and any attempt by a person to use multiple email accounts to enter more than once may result in disqualification at Sponsor’s sole discretion.

6. PRIZES (“Prize” or “Prizes”): One Hundred (100) Prizes: Each Prize winner (“Winner”) will receive: [a] a 1-Day, 1-Park admission ticket for Winner and one (1) guest (“Guest”) to Magic Kingdom®Park on May 12, 2017 which includes the opportunity to experience “The Disney Parks Blog “Happily Ever After” event at Magic Kingdom® Park (“Event”); and [b] one (1) standard car parking. Prize consists solely of the elements listed above. Transportation to Orlando, FL is not included with the Prize. All expenses not specifically mentioned herein are not included and are solely the Winner’s responsibility, including, but not limited to, round-trip air or ground transportation between the Winner’s residence and Event and hotel accommodations (and any other expenses) that may be associated with attending the Event. Approximate retail value (“ARV”) of each Prize: $142.48. Total ARV for all Prizes: $14,248. Limit one (1) Prize per person per Address. If the actual value of the Prize is less than the stated ARV, the difference will not be awarded. Any depiction of Prizes is for illustrative purposes only. Prizes are not redeemable for cash or transferable. No substitution allowed except, at Sponsor’s sole discretion, a Prize of equal or greater value may be substituted. Sponsor will not replace any lost or stolen Prizes. A Prize cannot be used in conjunction with any other promotion or offer. Prize elements may not be separated. Only the number of Prizes stated in these Rules are available to be won. All Prizes will be awarded provided a sufficient number of eligible Entries are received and Prizes are validly claimed by May 8, 2017. In the event that a Prize component is not available for any reason, the remaining elements of the Prize shall constitute full satisfaction of Sponsor’s Prize obligation to Winner and no additional compensation will be awarded. All federal, state and local taxes on Prizes are the sole responsibility of each Winner. Guest may be under 18 years of age, but if Guest is under 18 years of age, s/he must be accompanied by Winner who must be the parent or legal guardian of Guest.

7. PROCEDURES: All Entries must be received during the Entry Period. In a random drawing on or about May 8, 2017, the potential Winners will be selected from all eligible Entries received. Odds of winning depend on the total number of eligible Entries received.

8. WINNERS: Potential Winners will be notified by email on or about May 8, 2017 and must respond as indicated in the email. Each Winner must present a copy of his/her winning email with valid photo ID for admission to the Event at their designated date and time. Valid photo ID currently includes a government issued driver’s license or passport, school ID or valid Disney-issued annual pass (“Annual Passport”) [see https://disneyland.disney.go.com/passes/ for more details on the Annual Passport]. At the sole discretion of the Sponsor, disqualification and forfeiture may result from any of the following: [a] falsification of Winner and/or Guest information or submission of more than one (1) Entry; [b] potential Winner’s failure to present a copy of his/her winning email with valid photo ID on date and at time of Event; [c] potential Winner’s failure to provide Sponsor with satisfactory proof of age, identity, and residency; [d] potential Winner’s failure to redeem a Prize on the designated date and time; [e] the return of an email notification as undeliverable after three (3) attempts, and [f] any other non-compliance with these Rules. In the event of a Prize forfeiture, the Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, award or not award the forfeited Prize to an alternate Winner, time permitting.

9. PRIVACY POLICY/DATA COLLECTION: Information provided by you under this Sweepstakes is subject to Sponsor’s privacy policy located at https://disneyprivacycenter.com (“Privacy Policy”).

10. CONDITIONS: By entering this Sweepstakes and/or accepting any Prize you may win, you agree that: [a] you will be bound by the Rules, Privacy Policy and the Sponsor’s decisions, which shall be final in all respects; [b] the Entry becomes solely the Sponsor’s property and will not be acknowledged or returned; [c] you release and hold harmless the Releasees from any and all liability for claims, injuries, losses or damages of any kind, including without limitation, death and bodily injury, resulting, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from the awarding, delivery, acceptance, use, misuse, possession, loss or misdirection of any Prize; participation in the Sweepstakes or any Sweepstakes-related activity or travel or from any interaction with, or downloading of, computer Sweepstakes information; [d] the Releasees do not make any representation, warranty or guarantee, express or implied, relating to the Sweepstakes or the Prizes; [e] Winner’s acceptance of any Prize constitutes the grant to Sponsor and assigns of an unconditional right to use Winner’s name, address (city and state only), voice, likeness, photograph, biographical and Prize information, statements about the Sweepstakes and/or live and taped performances of interviews for any programming, publicity, advertising and promotional purposes without additional compensation, except where prohibited by law; [f] in the event viruses, bugs, unauthorized human intervention, Acts of God, acts or regulations of any governmental or supra-national authority, war, national emergency, accident, fire, riot, strikes, lock-outs, industrial disputes, acts of terrorism or other matters beyond the Sponsor’s reasonable control, corrupt, prevent or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play of the Sweepstakes, so that it cannot be conducted as originally planned, Sponsor has the right, in its sole discretion, to modify the Rules or to cancel, modify, terminate or suspend the Sweepstakes; and in such event, to select Winners by such method as Sponsor in its sole discretion shall consider equitable; [g] the Releasees are not responsible for typographical or other errors in the offer or administration of this Sweepstakes, including but not limited to: human errors, errors in the advertising, Rules, selection and announcement of the Winners and distribution of the Prizes; [h] any part of any Prize not accepted or used by any Winner will be forfeited; [i] the Releasees are not responsible for any inability of any Winner to accept or use any Prize (or any portion thereof) for any reason; [j] the Sponsor has the right, at any time and at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual it suspects to be doing any of the following: (i) tampering or attempting to tamper with the Entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes; (ii) violating the Rules; (iii) violating the terms of service, Privacy Policy or other terms, conditions of use and/or general rules or guidelines of any Sweepstakes property or service; (iv) acting in bad faith, unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person or (v) for any other good cause as determined solely by the Sponsor; [k] since any attempt by any individual to deliberately undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes is a violation of these Rules as well as criminal and civil laws; and should Sponsor believe or become aware that such an attempt has been, is being, or will be made, it has the right to seek remedies and damages from any responsible individuals to the fullest extent permitted by law, including without limitation criminal prosecution; [l] all disputes, claims and causes of action at law or in equity (individually, “Claim”) arising out of or relating to this Sweepstakes, the meaning or interpretation of the Rules or any Prize awarded shall be resolved by applying the laws of Florida, without regard to conflict of laws provisions therein, and shall be solely and exclusively brought in the state or federal courts within that state; [m] any and all Claims shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; [n] any and all Claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, but in no event attorneys’ fees, and under no circumstances will any entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental, special, consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased, [o] Sponsor has the right to modify Prize award procedures at its sole discretion, and [p] the Prize cannot be sold.

11. RULES & WINNERS’ LIST: For a copy of the Rules or the Winners’ List (after May 8, 2017), send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: Happily Ever After Sweepstakes, P.O. Box 10000, Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830-1000, designating either Winners’ list or Rules. A copy of the Rules may also be obtained by printing this Web page.