official rules


The Win A Wolf Sanctuary Tour And Helicopter Ride With George R. R. Martin Promotion begins at 08:00 a.m. PST on 3 June, 2014 (the “Promotion Start Date”) and ends at 4:59 p.m. PST on 25 July, 2014 (the “Promotion End Date”) (such period referred to herein as the “Promotion Period”). The Promotion (as defined below) consists of a sweepstakes. The Promotion is sponsored by Prizeo US, Inc. (the “Sponsor”). 
  1. HOW TO ENTER: NO PURCHASE OR DONATION NECESSARY TO ENTER OR CLAIM PRIZE. NEITHER A PURCHASE NOR DONATION WILL INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.

    Participants may enter the Sweepstakes by visiting www.prizeo.com/grrm (the “Promotion Website”) during the Promotion Period and making a donation to Wild Spirit Wolf Sanctuary and The Food Depot (the “Charities”) by following the on-screen prompts. If you donate $5, £5, €5, or $5 AUD you will receive 1 entry; $10, £10, €10, or $10 AUD you will receive 2 entries; $25, £25, €25, or $25 AUD you will receive 5 entries and a gift of the thank e-card; $50, £50, €50, or $50 AUD you will receive 10 entries, the thank you e-card and an exclusive campaign t-shirt; $100, £100, €100, or $100 AUD you will receive 20 entries and a gift of the campaign t-shirt and a thank you video; $300, £300,€300, or $300 AUD you will receive 60 entries, the exclusive campaign t-shirt, the thank you video and a signed Game of Thrones board game  (if available); $350, £350,€350, or $350 AUD you will receive 70 entries,  the exclusive campaign t-shirt, the thank you video and a signed map of Westeros (if available); $450, £450,€450, or $450 AUD you will receive 90 entries,  the exclusive campaign t-shirt, the thank you video and a signed map of Westeros (if available); $500, £500,€500, or $500 AUD you will receive 100 entries,  the exclusive campaign t-shirt, the thank you video and a signed map of Westeros (if available);  $600, £600,€600, or $600 AUD you will receive 120 entries and a gift the exclusive campaign t-shirt, the thank you video, the signed map of Westeros and a signed and dedicated Game of Thrones cookbook (if available); $750, £750,€750, or $750 AUD you will receive 150 entries and a gift the exclusive campaign t-shirt, the thank you video, the signed map of Westeros (if available) and a signed and dedicated Game of Thrones cookbook; $1000, £1000,€1000, or $1000 AUD you will receive 200 entries and a never-used dust jacket from A Feast for Crows with art by Stephen Youll signed by GRRM as well the e-card, the t-shirt, and the thank you video; $1200, £1200,€1200, or $1200 AUD you will receive 240 entries and a gift of the exclusive campaign t-shirt, the thank you video, the signed map of Westeros (if available), the signed and dedicated cookbook (if available) and a handwritten thank you note from GRRM; $2000, £2000, €2000, or $2000 AUD you will receive 400 entries and a gift of the exclusive campaign t-shirt, the thank you video and the signed valyrian steel model of Jon Snow's sword (if available); $2000, £2000, €2000, or $2000 AUD you will receive 400 entries and a gift of the exclusive campaign t-shirt, the thank you video and the signed valyrian steel model of Arya's sword; $4000, £4000,€4000, or $4000 AUD you will receive 800 entries and a gift of the exclusive campaign t-shirt, the thank you video, and George's red flame suspenders; $4500, £4500,€4500, or $4500 AUD you will receive 900 entries and a gift of the exclusive campaign t-shirt, the thank you video, the signed map of Westeros (if available), the signed and dedicated cookbook (if available), the handwritten thank you note (if available) and the script of the first ever Game of Thrones episode signed by the cast and crew; $7500, £7500,€7500, or $7500 AUD you will receive 1500 entries and a gift of the exclusive campaign t-shirt, the thank you video, the signed map of Westeros (if available), the dedicated and signed cookbook (if available), a handwritten thank you note (if available) and a pair of tickets to the Season 5 Game of Thrones premiere either in LA, NYC, or Irelend (airfare and accomodations NOT included); $10000, £10000,€10000, or $10000 AUD you will receive 2000 entries and a gift of the exclusive campaign t-shirt, the thank you video, the signed map of Westeros (if available), the dedicated and signed cookbook (if available), a handwritten thank you note (if available) and George R.R. Martin’s worn greek sailor hat; $15000, £15000,€15000, or $15000 AUD you will receive 3000 entries and a gift of the exclusive campaign t-shirt, the thank you video, the signed map of Westeros (if available), the dedicated and signed cookbook (if available), a handwritten thank you note (if available) and a breakfast with GRRM at your choice of location (San Diego - Comicon, London - World SF Convention, or NYC in October. Airfare and two night accommodations included); $20000, £20000,€20000, or $20000 AUD you will receive 4000 entries and a gift of the exclusive campaign t-shirt, the thank you video, the signed map of Westeros (if available), the dedicated and signed cookbook (if available), a handwritten thank you note (if available), and GRRM will name a character after you (one male, one female) in an upcoming A Song of Ice and Fire novel. You will get to choose your character’s station in the world and you will certainly meet a grisly death; $20000, £20000,€20000, or $20000 AUD you will receive 4000 entries and a gift of the exclusive campaign t-shirt, the thank you video, the signed map of Westeros (if available), the dedicated and signed cookbook (if available), a handwritten thank you note (if available), and a Comicon package including 4 day passes to the convention, airfare and hotel, an invitation to the Penguin Random House party and meet GRRM (open to US and Canada residents only); or by entering your own self-selected donation amount above the foregoing amounts, you will receive the number of entries and gift as are revealed to you on the Promotion Website prior to finalizing your donation. To enter the Sweepstakes without donating to the Charity, visit the Promotion Website, print the free entry form complete the form by hand using blue or black ink. Place the card in an envelope, affix first-class postage, and send it to the applicable Sponsor address, as indicated on the free entry form. Only one entry form per envelope will be accepted. You MUST write the name of the promotion on the back of the envelope. Participation in the Promotion is voluntary and does not require you to purchase anything from Sponsor, nor to make a donation to the Charity. No illegible, incomplete, forged, mechanically reproduced or altered entries will be accepted. All entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be returned.
  2. PRIZES: 

    Sweepstakes Prize. In addition to the donation level gifts identified in Section 1 above, one (1) winner of the Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes Winner”) and one (1) guest will win a trip to Sante Fe, USA, where you will join Geroge R. R. Martin for tour of a wolf sanctuary and a helicopter ride (ARV: $500). The winner and their guest will also receive flights to Sante Fe, New Mexico, USA from any where in the world (ARV: $2,500) and accommodation for two (2) nights at a hotel in Sante Fe (ARV: $600) (collectively, the “Sweepstakes Prize”) dates TBD. All expenses, travel, and other costs not expressly stated in the foregoing Sweepstakes Prize package description are the sole responsibility of winner, including transportation to and from the airports. Restrictions, conditions and limitations may apply. Lost, mutilated, or stolen tickets, vouchers or certificates will not be replaced. Sponsor is not responsible if the Sweepstakes Winner does not use any event tickets on day of the applicable event. Approximate retail value (“ARV”) of the Sweepstakes Prize is $3,600. Actual value may vary based on airfare and hotel rate fluctuations and distance between departure and destination. 

    Each winner of a prize or recipient of a donation gift is responsible for reporting and paying all taxes associated with his/her receipt of such prize or donation gift. Sponsor will withhold and/or report taxes as required by the applicable law of Sponsor’s jurisdiction and winner’s jurisdiction. The winners will not receive the difference between the actual retail value and approximate retail value. The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute prizes of equal or greater value. No other substitution or transfer of prizes permitted, and prizes cannot be redeemed for cash. Sponsor is responsible only for prize delivery and not prize utility.  

  3. ELIGIBILITY: 

    The Promotion is only open to individuals who are at least eighteen (18) years of age at the time of entry. Regrettably, while anyone is free to make a donation to the Charity, residents of certain countries will be unable to enter participate in the Contest or the Sweepstakes for a variety of reasons, which include local sweepstakes and contest laws and compliance legislation. These countries are Burma/Myanmar, Cuba, Iran, Libya, North Korea, Sudan, Syria, Quebec, Portugal, Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Qatar, Yemon and all African nations with the exception of South Africa. Other countries are void where prohibited. Entries are limited to individuals only; commercial enterprises and business entities are not eligible. By participating in the Promotion, each participant accepts the conditions stated in these Official Rules, agrees to be bound by the decisions of Sponsor and warrants that she/he is eligible to participate in the Promotion. Employees, independent contractors, officers, and directors of Sponsor, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising, promotion, and fulfilment agencies, and legal advisors, and their immediate family members and persons living in the same household, are not eligible to participate in the Promotion. 

    THE PROMOTION IS VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW and is subject to applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations.
  4. SELECTION OF WINNERS: 

    On or about 25 July (the “Drawing Date”), Sponsor will select the Sweepstakes Winner. The Sweepstakes Winner will be selected in a random drawing from all eligible entries received by the Sponsor during the Promotion Period. The Sweepstakes Winner will be notified by e-mail using the information provided to the Sponsor and will also be announced on the Promotion Website. Sponsor is not responsible for and shall not be liable for late, lost, misdirected or unsuccessful efforts to notify the winners. The winners agree to Sponsor’s use of her/his name, address, likeness, and/or prize information for promotional purposes in any medium without additional compensation to the extent permitted by law. Where lawful, the winners may be required to sign and return a Declaration of Compliance, Liability and Publicity Release. At our discretion, a background check may be performed which the Winner would have to pass in order to fulfill his or her reward.

    If any potential winner of the Sweepstakes is a Canadian resident he/she will be required to answer a time limited skill testing question without assistance, in order to be eligible to receive a prize. In the event any of the winners cannot be contacted, fails to sign and return the Declaration of Compliance, Liability and Publicity Release or fails provide any other requested information, does not accept the applicable prize within five (5) business days of being notified by Sponsor, fails to answer the skill-testing question correctly (if applicable), the winner is ineligible, or the applicable prize or prize notification is not deliverable, potential winner forfeits the prize. In the event that a potential winner is disqualified for any reason, Sponsor will award the applicable prize to an alternate winner. 
  5. CONDITIONS:

    Sponsor, The Charity and their respective agents, directors, officers, shareholders, employees, insurers, servants, parents, subsidiaries, divisions, affiliates, predecessors, successors, representatives, advertising, promotion, and fulfillment agencies, and legal advisors (the “Released Entities”), are not responsible for, shall not be liable for, and hereby disclaim all liability arising from or relating to: (i) late, lost, delayed, damaged, misdirected, misaddressed, incomplete, or unintelligible entries; (ii) telephone, electronic, hardware or software program, network, Internet, computer or other malfunctions, failures, or difficulties of any kind, whether human or technical; (iii) failed, incomplete, garbled, or delayed computer or e-mail transmissions; (iv) any condition caused by events beyond the control of Sponsor; (v) any injuries, losses, or damages of any kind arising in connection with or as a result of any prize, or any portion thereof that may have been awarded, or acceptance, possession, or use of any prize, or any portion thereof that may have been awarded, or from participation in the Promotion; or (vi) any printing or typographical errors in any materials associated with the Promotion. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to suspend, modify or cancel the Promotion should any unauthorized human intervention or other causes beyond Sponsor’s control corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness or proper conduct of the Promotion. In the event that proper administration of the Promotion is prevented by such causes as contemplated above, Sponsor will pick the winners from all eligible, non-suspect entries received prior to such action. By participating in the Promotion, participants and winners agree to release, discharge and hold harmless the Released Entities, and all others associated with the development and execution of the Promotion, from any and all losses, damages, rights, claims and actions of any kind arising out of or relating to the Promotion, participation in the Promotion, any prize, or any portion thereof that may have been awarded, and/or acceptance, possession, use or misuse of any prize, or any portion thereof that may have been awarded, including but not limited to statutory and common law claims for misappropriation or participant’s right of publicity. This Promotion shall be governed by California law. By participating in this Promotion, participants agree that California courts shall have jurisdiction over any dispute or litigation arising from or relating to this Promotion and that venue shall be only in California. If the winner is unable for whatever reason to attend the prize experience then Sponsor may select another winner using the random number generator. 
  6. WINNERS LIST: 

    The first name, last initial, city and state of the winners and a copy of these Official Rules will be available on the Promotion Website shortly following the Drawing Date and for ninety (90) days thereafter. 
  7. SPONSOR: 

    Prizeo US, Inc. 1880 Century Park E, Suite 200 Los Angeles, CA 90067

    Prize Provider: George R. R. Martin. Beneficiary: Wild Sprit Wolf Sanctuary and The Food Depot, Sante Fe. Wild Spirit Wolf Sanctuary and The Food Depot, Sante Fe is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization.
  8. NOTICE: Sponsor reserves the right to prosecute and seek damages against any individual who attempts to deliberately undermine the proper operation of the Promotion in violation of these Official Rules and/or criminal and/or civil law.
  9. Copyright  2013 Prizeo US, Inc. All rights reserved. Prizeo US, Inc. and the associated logos are trademarks of Prizeo US, Inc. Any other trademarks in these Official Rules are used for prize identification purposes ONLY and are the properties of their respective owners.