Dark Sky Giveaway Contest

Dark Sky Giveaway

IDA Members, Enter the Dark Sky Giveaway!

If your IDA membership will be valid on July 20, 2013 you are eligible for an online entry to the Dark Sky Giveaway for your choice of four different Tele Vue eyepieces worth up to approximately $3,000. The contest begins on April 01, 2013. Entries will be accepted until July 20, 2013. The winner will be announced August 15, 2013.

Not an IDA member? Please join.

Remember, you must be an IDA member to have a valid online entry.

Click here to enter the contest.  The official rules are below.

 

 

Dark Sky Giveaway

THE DARK SKY GIVEAWAY Sweepstakes

OFFICIAL RULES.

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO WIN.

MAKING A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.

PRIZE: Four Tele Vue eyepieces, worth up to approximate value $3,000. 

HOW TO ENTER: NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. All IDA members may enter online at www.darksky.org . To register online you must be current with your dues as of the closing date. Members and non members may also enter by sending a stamped 3 x 5 postcard with their name, address, telephone number and email address to: The Dark Sky Giveaway, IDA, 3223 N. First Ave, Tucson AZ 85719-2103. We must receive all entries by 11:59 p.m. EDT on 20 July 2013. One entry per person. Incomplete, unreadable, damaged, inaccurate or late entries are void and not eligible. No photocopied or mechanically copied entries allowed.

ELIGIBILITY: Open to legal U.S. residents, age 18 or older. Entrants must provide a working phone number and a valid U.S. street address; no P.O. boxes or APO addresses. Employees of the International Dark-Sky Association (the “Sponsor”), its representatives, agencies, and their immediate families are not eligible to enter or win. By entering the Sweepstakes, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and by all decisions of the judges and/or Sponsor, whose decisions are binding and final. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW.

SELECTION OF WINNER: The winner will be selected from all eligible entries received by the end-date in a random drawing to be held on 1 August 2013. The winner will be announced 15 August, 2013. The winner does not need to be present to win. The winner will be notified at the phone number or mail address on the entry form. If the winner cannot be reached, does not respond in a timely way, or fails to comply with these Official Rules, the prize will be forfeited, and another winner will be selected at random from the remaining entries.

AFFIDAVIT OF ELIGIBILITY AND RELEASE: The winner will be required to sign and give Sponsor an Affidavit of Eligibility and Release before any prize will be awarded. If no Affidavit is received in a timely way, another winner will be selected. Each winner is responsible for all federal and local taxes on prizes.

PRIZES / ODDS OF WINNING: The prize and its approximate retail value are identified above. The prize is provided “as is.” The prize cannot be redeemed for cash or transferred. The prize cannot be delivered to APO addresses and can only be sent to addresses within the U.S. The International Dark-Sky Association makes no warranty or representation about the prize. The odds of winning a prize depend on the number of eligible entries received.

RELEASE AND DISCLAIMER: : BY ENTERING THIS SWEEPSTAKES, EACH ENTRANT RELEASES AND HOLDS HARMLESS THE INTERNATIONAL DARK-SKY ASSOCIATION, ITS EMPLOYEES, AGENTS AND REPRESENTATIVES, FROM AND AGAINST ANY CLAIMS, DAMAGES, OR LIABILITY OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING PERSONAL INJURIES, DEATH, OR PROPERTY DAMAGE, OR ANY DIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL OR OTHER DAMAGES, WHICH ENTRANT OR ANYONE ELSE MAY SUFFER AS A RESULT OF PARTICIPATION IN THIS PROMOTION OR THE ACCEPTANCE, USE, OR MISUSE OF ANY PRIZE AWARDED. IF THIS PROMOTION CANNOT BE RUN AS PLANNED FOR ANY REASON (SUCH AS TAMPERING, THEFT OF THE PRIZE OR ENTRIES, OR FRAUD), THE INTERNATIONAL DARK-SKY ASSOCIATION RESERVES THE RIGHT, AT ITS SOLE DISCRETION, TO DISQUALIFY ANY INDIVIDUAL SUSPECTED OF ANY SUCH ACTION, AND/OR TO CANCEL, TERMINATE, MODIFY OR SUSPEND THIS PROMOTION IF IT DEEMS SUCH ACTION WARRANTED.

PUBLICITY RELEASE: By entering this sweepstakes, the entrant grants the International Dark-Sky Association permission for the use of his/her name and likeness for advertising and promotional purposes without additional compensation, except where prohibited by law, if the entrant is selected as a winner. CHOICE OF LAW: This promotion is governed by the laws of the District of Columbia. Entrant agrees that any legal proceedings arising out of this promotion must be filed in the District of Columbia. WINNERS’ LIST REQUESTS: For the name of the prize winner, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope before 9/30/2013 to Winners List, International Dark-Sky Association, 3223 N. First Ave, Tucson AZ 85719-2103 SPONSOR: This sweepstakes is sponsored by the International Dark-Sky Association, 3223 N. First Ave, Tucson AZ 85719-2103