Contest Rules

by James Andrew Scott


This promotion (or “Sweepstakes”) is  is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook.  By entering this contest, you are agreeing to provide your name and email address (as well as Facebook user name) to and not to Facebook.

1. Eligibility

TripBadger $100 (U.S. Dollar) Travel Gift Card Giveaway (the Contest) is open to legal residents
of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia who are at least eighteen
(18) years old at the time of entry. Employees of 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 the law of the District of Columbia.

2. Sponsor
The Sweepstakes is sponsored by, located at 1830 11th ST NW #4,
Washington, District of Columbia 20001.

3. Agreement to Official Rules
Participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes entrants full and unconditional agreement
to and acceptance of these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are
final and binding. Winning a prize is contingent upon being compliant with these Official
Rules and fulfilling all other requirements set forth herein.

4. Contest Period
The Contest begins on April 05, 2012 at 12:00 AM EST and ends on August 01, 2012
at 12:00 am EST EST (the Contest Period). Entries that are submitted before or after
the Contest Period will be disqualified. Submissions will be accepted for the duration
of the Contest using any of the following methods: Online .

5. How to Enter

You can enter the Sweepstakes through the TripBadger application on Facebook.  To enter the Sweepstakes during the Sweepstakes Period, 1) visit (the “Facebook Site”) and log into your Facebook account, 2) visit the TripBadger Facebook page at, and 3) click on the Sweepstakes tab. You can then enter the Sweepstakes through the application located in the Sweepstakes Tab, 4) Entrant must complete the entry form with all required information which will include your full name and email address on the entry submission page, and agree to the Official Rules.

Limit: One (1) entry per email address during the Sweepstakes Period.

Registration information collected may be used for Sweepstakes marketing specifically and only as it to TripBadger. The TripBadger privacy policy may be viewed at

6. Prize Drawing
On or about August 07, 2012, the Sponsor will select (1) potential winner in a random
drawing from among all eligible entries received. The odds of being selected depend
on the number of entries received. The Sponsor will attempt to notify the potential
winner via email on or about August 09, 2012. If the potential winner cannot
be contacted within five (5) days after the date of the first attempt to contact him/her,
the Sponsor may select an alternate potential winner in his/her place at random from
the remaining non-winning, eligible entries.

7. Winner Notification
The potential winner will be notified by email.  If a potential winner cannot be contacted or prize is
returned as undeliverable, potential winner forfeits prize.  Potential
winner must continue to comply with all terms and conditions of these Official Rules,
and winning is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements. 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.
Prizes will be fulfilled approximately 8-10 weeks after the conclusion of the

8. Prizes
(1) $100 Travelocity Hotel Gift Card

9. General Conditions
In the event that the operation, security, or administration of the Contest is impaired in
any way for any reason, including, but not limited to fraud, virus, bug, worm,
unauthorized human intervention or other technical problem, or in the event the Contest
is unable to run as planned for any other reason, as determined by Sponsor in its sole
discretion, the Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, either (a) suspend the Contest to
address the impairment and then resume the Sweepstakes in a manner that best
conforms to the spirit of these Official Rules or (b) terminate the Sweepstakes and, in
the event of termination, award the prize at random from among the eligible, nonsuspect
entries received up to the time of the impairment. The 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 Contest or to be acting in violation of these
Official Rules or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Any attempt by any
person to damage the website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest
may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, the
Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages (including attorneys fees) and any other
remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Failure by the
Sponsor to enforce any provision of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of
that provision.

10. Release and Limitations of Liability
By participating in the Contest, entrants agree to release and hold harmless the
Sponsor, Facebook, and each of their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and
promotion agencies, other companies associated with the Sweepstakes, and each of
their respective officers, directors, employees, shareholders, representatives, and
agents (the Released Parties) from and against any claim or cause of action arising out
of participation in the Contest or receipt or use of the prize (including any travel or
activity related thereto), including, but not limited to: (a) any technical errors associated
with the Contest, including lost, interrupted or unavailable Internet Service Provider
(ISP), network, server, wireless service provider, or other connections, availability or
accessibility or miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, telephone, cellular
tower or cable transmissions, lines, or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed,
or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures
or difficulties; (b) unauthorized human intervention in the Contest; (c) mechanical,
network, electronic, computer, human, printing or typographical errors; (d)application
downloads, (e) any other errors or problems in connection with the Contest, including,
without limitation, errors that may occur in the administration of the Contest, the
announcement of the winner, the cancellation or postponement of the event and/or the
flyover, if applicable, the incorrect downloading of the application the processing of
entries application downloads or in any Contest-related materials; or (f) injury, death,
losses or damages of any kind, to persons or property which may be caused, directly
or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrants participation in the Sweepstakes or
acceptance, receipt or misuse of the prize (including any travel or activity related
thereto). Entrant further agrees that in any cause of action, the Released Parties liability
will be limited to the cost of entering and participating in the Contest, and in no event
shall the entrant be entitled to receive attorneys fees. Released Parties are also not
responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by site users,
tampering, hacking, or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in
the Contest. Entrant waives the right to claim any damages whatsoever, including, but
not limited to, punitive, consequential, direct, or indirect damages.

11. Disputes
Except where prohibited, each entrant agrees that any and all disputes, claims and
causes of action arising out of, or connected with, the Sweepstakes or any prize
awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and
exclusively by the appropriate court located in District of Columbia. All issues and
questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of
these Official Rules, entrants rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of the
Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in
accordance with, the laws of District of Columbia, without giving effect to any choice
of law or conflict of law rules, which would cause the application of the laws of any
jurisdiction other than District of Columbia.

12. Privacy
Information collected from entrants is subject to sponsors privacy policy.

13. Winner List
To request the name of the winner send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to

1830 11th ST NW #4, Washington, District of Columbia 20001.

Winner List requests will only be accepted after the promotion end date (listed above).