All participants who register for the 2014 St. Jude Give thanks. Walk. by September 1 are automatically entered into our Early Bird drawing for two AAdvantage® Mileage Award Certificates, totaling 50,000 AAdvantage® Miles, courtesy of American Airlines.
The St. Jude Give thanks. Walk. Early Bird Sweepstakes is a volunteer-based fundraising program conducted by American Lebanese Syrian Associated Charities, Inc. ("ALSAC") to benefit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital ("St. Jude"). These Rules apply to all participants. The Sponsors shall make all determinations as to whether the Rules have been complied with, and the decision of the Sponsors as to any issue is final.
Sponsors: ALSAC and St. Jude Children's Research Hospital are the Sponsors of this Sweepstakes.
Eligibility: No purchase is necessary to participate in the Sweepstakes and participants must be 18 years of age or older. The Sweepstakes is open to residents of the 50 United States and United States Territories. Employees of ALSAC, St. Jude, American Airlines, and their immediate family are not eligible to win.
"Immediate Family" is defined as the spouse, parents, siblings, in-laws, children, and grandchildren of the employee and his/her spouse. This definition also includes individuals for whom an employee is the current legal guardian or individuals who are not legally related to but who reside with an employee. ("Step" relationships also are covered by this definition.)
Entry: You will be entered to win by registering to participate in a St. Jude Give thanks. Walk. on November 22, 2014, at www.givethankswalk.org. Limit one entry per person.
Time: The Sweepstakes starts at 12:01 a.m. (all times Eastern Time) on May 8, 2014 and ends at 11:59 p.m. on September 1, 2014 (the "Sweepstakes Period"). All entries must be received during the Sweepstakes Period to be eligible to win the prize.
Prize: There will be 66 prize winners. One winner will be chosen from each individual St. Jude Give thanks. Walk. Each winner will receive two AAdvantage® Mileage Award Certificates, totaling 50,000 "AAdvantage® Miles. In order to redeem the mileage certificates, Winners must be an AAdvantage member. Winner will be able to use the AAdvantage miles for herself or for anyone she designates at the time of ticketing. The itinerary Winner choses determines the number of AAdvantage miles needed. Winner may also upgrade using mileage or redeem miles with AAdvantage® participants for car rentals, hotels, shopping, financial services and more. See full terms and conditions at www.AA.com/AAdvantage.
The estimated fair market value of the prize is $1,000. However, the actual value may be more or less than this amount.
Determination of Winner: There will be one winner ("the Winner") for each St. Jude Give thanks. Walk. event. Each Winner will be chosen by random selection from the Sweepstakes registrants who satisfy the entry requirements above. The drawing will be conducted privately. The Winner will be determined and notified no later than 6:00 pm Central Time on September 8, 2014. The Winner will be notified by e-mail and subsequently announced to the public. The selection of the Winner by Sponsors is final and binding on all participants.
Dates of Travel: Each winner will have 18 months to use the Prize from the date which she was notified of winning.
The prize is not transferable.
Winner's responsibilities: The Winner and any companions are responsible for transportation to and from their homes and the departure airport or other transportation terminal (if any), checked baggage and other additional fees charged by the airline, ground transportation in and around their destination, any hotel expenses, and all other expenses incurred in connection with their travel or their stay other than as included in the prize described above.
Taxes: The value of the prize is includible in the Winner's income. ALSAC is required to report the actual value of the prize to the Internal Revenue Service. The Winner agrees to provide his or her valid name, address, and Social Security number to ALSAC for tax reporting purposes. The Winner is responsible for paying all federal, state, and local income and other applicable taxes that are due in connection with receipt of the prize.
Additional Agreements: The Winner and any traveling companions will be required to execute a Travel Agreement with ALSAC/St. Jude as a condition of accepting the prize. The agreement includes releases of liability in favor of ALSAC/St. Jude. Winner and any traveling companions will also be required to follow all instructions given by American Airlines and agree to the Terms and Conditions of its AAdvantage program.
Consent to Publicity: By entering the Sweepstakes, the Winner consents to ALSAC/St. Jude use of his or her name and/or photograph in any publicity, publications, promotional and marketing material, advertising, and any other print materials, web pages, electronic or other communications published or distributed by ALSAC/St. Jude, and to sign a separate agreement to this effect.
Miscellaneous Conditions: In the event that the operation or administration of the Sweepstakes is impaired or prevented in any way for any reason, including, but not limited to fraud, change of condition, or other technical problems, the Sponsors may in their sole discretion, either: (a) terminate the Sweepstakes; (b) suspend the Sweepstakes to address the impairment and then resume the Sweepstakes in a manner that best conforms to the spirit of these Rules; and/or (c) substitute other prizes for any prize set forth in these Rules that becomes unavailable for any reason. The Sponsors reserve the right in their sole discretion to disqualify any individual found to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or acting in violation of these Rules.
The determinations of ALSAC/St. Jude are final and binding with respect to any matter arising out of the interpretation or application of these terms and conditions.
For a list of winners, send a hand-written, self-addressed, stamped envelope to St. Jude Give thanks. Walk. Early Bird Sweepstakes, ALSAC/St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. Requests for the winner list must be received by December 31, 2014.