HomeAway ACL Fest Lodge Sweepstakes

Official Rules




1. Eligibility: HomeAway ACL Fest Lodge Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico who are at least twenty-one (21) years old at the time of entry. Employees of HomeAway.com, Inc., C3 Presents, LLC, and their parent and affiliate companies, as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings and children) and household members of each such employee are not eligible. The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited. Participation constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and Sponsor’s decisions, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.

2. Sponsor: The Sweepstakes is sponsored by HomeAway.com, Inc., 1011 W. Fifth Street, Suite 300, Austin, Texas 78703 and C3 Presents, LLC, 1645 East 6th Street, Suite 150, Austin, Texas 78702 (collectively, “Sponsor”).

3. Timing: The Sweepstakes begins on August 15, 2018 at 12:00 a.m. Central Time (“CT”) and ends on August 31, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. CT (the “Promotion Period”). Sponsor’s computer is the official time-keeping device for the Sweepstakes.

4. How to Enter: During the Promotion Period, visit https://www.homeaway.com/aclfest/ (the “Entry Page”) and follow the links and instructions to complete and submit the registration form, including your first and last names, date of birth, zip code and a valid email address. Upon registering, you automatically will receive five (5) entries into the Sweepstakes. NOTE:  By completing and submitting the registration form, you are agreeing to receive marketing e-mail messages from Sponsor and Wayfair LLC (“Wayfair”). You can unsubscribe at any time.

Additional Entries for Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter Actions:  The Entry Page will include optional steps you can take via social media to receive additional entries. To receive additional entries, you must have an account with the relevant social media provider. All three social media accounts are free, but subject to terms and conditions. Instagram, LLC’s terms of service are located at http://instagram.com/about/legal/terms/#, Twitter terms are located at https://twitter.com/en/tos, and Facebook terms are located at https://www.facebook.com/terms.php. Your account settings must be set to “unprotected” and/or “public” in order to be viewable by Sponsor and its agents and receive the additional entries. If you use social media on your wireless phone, message and data rates may apply. Please consult your wireless-service provider regarding its pricing plans.

You will receive three (3) additional entries the FIRST time you take the following actions during the Promotion Period using the tools provided on the Entry Page:

  • Enter your Instagram credentials on the Entry Page
  • Enter your Facebook credentials on the Entry Page
  • Visit the HomeAway Facebook page (facebook.com/homeaway)
  • Visit the ACL Festival Facebook page (facebook.com/aclfestival)
  • Visit the HomeAway Instagram Page (@homeaway)
  • Visit the ACL Festival Instagram Page (@aclfestival)
  • Follow HomeAway on Twitter (@homeaway)
  • Follow ACL Festival on Twitter (@aclfestival) 

Limit: You may earn up to a total of twenty nine (29) entries during the Promotion Period. Multiple entrants are not permitted to share the same email address. Any attempt by any entrant to obtain more than the state number of entries by using multiple/different email addresses, Instagram Accounts, Facebook Accounts, Instagram Accounts, identities, registrations and logins, or any other methods will void that entrant’s entries and that entrant may be disqualified. Use of any automated system to participate is prohibited and will result in disqualification. In the event of a dispute as to any registration, the authorized account holder of the email address used to register will be deemed to be the entrant. The “authorized account holder” is the natural person assigned an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted address. Each potential winner may be required to show proof of being an authorized account holder.

5. Drawing: Sponsor’s decisions as to the administration and operation of the Sweepstakes and the selection of the potential winner are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes. Sponsor will randomly select the potential Sweepstakes winner from all eligible entries received during the Promotion Period on or around September 1, 2018. The potential winner will be notified by email. The potential winner will be required to sign and return a Declaration of Compliance, Liability Waiver and where not prohibited a Publicity Release (“Declaration”) which must be promptly returned to Sponsor, in order to claim his/her prize. If a potential winner of any prize cannot be contacted or fails to sign and return the Declaration or provide any other requested information within the requested time period (if applicable), the potential winner forfeits his/her prize. Receiving a prize is contingent upon compliance with these Official Rules. In the event that a potential winner is disqualified for any reason, Sponsor will award the applicable prize to an alternate winner by random drawing from among all remaining eligible entries. Only three (3) alternate drawings will be held, after which the prize will remain un-awarded. The check component of the Grand Prize will be fulfilled approximately 8-10 weeks after winner confirmation is complete.

6. Prize: One (1) winner will receive a prize package for six (6) to attend the Austin City Limits Music Festival October 5-7, 2018 in Austin, Texas. Prize package includes four (4) nights’ accommodations in Zilker Lodge; six (6) 3-Day VIP tickets to the Austin City Limits Music Festival on October 5-7, 2018; sponsor prize package, not to exceed $500 in value, from the following companies: Chipotle, HEB, Topo Chico, High Brew Coffee, Miller Coors, Tito’s Handmade Vodka, (all details determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion); and a check for $3,500 that can be used toward payment of expenses or the taxes associated with Grand Prize receipt. PLEASE NOTE:  The $3,500 may not cover the total amount of taxes the Grand Prize winner may have to pay and winner alone is responsible for full payment of all taxes. Winner must attend the October 4-8, 2018 event or the prize will be forfeited in its entirety.  Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”): $10,450.00.

All expenses and incidental travel costs not expressly stated in the package description above, including but not limited to, air and ground transportation, meals, incidentals, gratuities, service charges or facility charges, personal charges at lodging, security fees, taxes or other expenses are the responsibility solely of winner. Travel companions must be twenty-one (21) years of age or older as of the date of departure. Travel companions must execute liability/publicity releases prior to issuance of prize documents. Winner and travel companions from Puerto Rico are solely responsible for obtaining valid passports, birth certificates and any other documents necessary for entry into the United States. Travel restrictions, conditions and limitations may apply.  Sponsor is not responsible if the Austin City Limits Music Festival is delayed, postponed or cancelled for any reason, in which event that portion of prize is forfeited in its entirety, winner will not be reimbursed for tickets and no substitution will be provided except as in Sponsor’s sole discretion. Tickets may be subject to Sponsor’s standard rain-check policies and procedures. By accepting ticket prize, winner agrees to abide by any terms, conditions and restrictions provided by the ticket. The Sponsor is not responsible if winner does not use ticket on day(s) of event.

The prize is non-transferable and no substitution will be made except as provided herein at the Sponsor’s sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize or any component thereof for one of equal or greater value if the designated prize or any component thereof should become unavailable for any reason. The winner responsible for all taxes and fees associated with prize receipt and/or use. Odds of winning a prize depend on the number of eligible entries received during the Promotion Period.

7. Release: By entering, entrants agree to release and hold harmless Sponsor, Wayfair LLC (“Wayfair”), Capital of Texas Telecommunications Council, Inc., Austin Parks Foundation, and each of their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, suppliers, distributors, advertising/promotion agencies, and prize suppliers, and each of their respective parent companies and each such company’s officers, directors, employees and agents (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from and against any claim or cause of action, including, but not limited to, personal injury, death, or damage to or loss of property, arising out of participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt or use or misuse of any prize.

8. Publicity: Except where prohibited, participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes the winner’s consent to Sponsor’s and its agents’ use of winner’s name, likeness, photograph, voice, opinions and/or hometown and state for promotional purposes in any media, worldwide, without further payment or consideration.

9. General Conditions: Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, suspend and/or modify the Sweepstakes, or any part of it, if any fraud, technical failures, human error or any other factor impairs the integrity or proper functioning of the Sweepstakes, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. In such event, Sponsor, in its sole discretion, may elect to hold a random drawing from among all eligible entries received up to the date of discontinuance for the prize. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or to be acting in violation of the Official Rules of this or any other promotion or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Any attempt by any person to deliberately undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.

10. Limitations of Liability: The Released Parties are not responsible for: (1) any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by entrants, printing errors or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes; (2) technical failures of any kind, including, but not limited to malfunctions, interruptions, or disconnections in phone lines or network hardware or software; (3) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Sweepstakes; (4) technical or human error which may occur in the administration of the Sweepstakes or the processing of entries; (5) late, lost, undeliverable, damaged or stolen mail; or (6) any injury or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt or use or misuse of any prize. If for any reason an entrant’s entry is confirmed to have been erroneously deleted, lost, or otherwise destroyed or corrupted, entrant’s sole remedy is another entry in the Sweepstakes, if it is possible.

11. Disputes: Except where prohibited, entrant agrees that: (1) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas (Austin Division) or the appropriate Texas State Court located in Austin, Texas; (2) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes, but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (3) under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, indirect, 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 the entrant and Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Texas without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Texas or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Texas.

12. Entrant’s Personal Information: Information collected from entrants is subject to Sponsor’s Privacy Policy https://www.homeaway.com/info/about-us/legal/privacy-policy.

13. Winner List: For a winner list, contact HomeAway, ATTN: Legal, 1011 W. 5th Street, Suite 300, Austin, Texas 78703. The winner list will be available after winner confirmation is complete.

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