Snow Day Sweepstakes - Official Rules




The Big Bear Snow Day Sweepstakes (\"Sweepstakes\") begins on January 25, 2019 at 12:00 PM PST and ends on February 6, 2019 at 11:59 PM PST (the \"Promotion Period\"). The sponsor of this Sweepstakes is Big Bear Visitors Bureau ("Sponsor"). By participating in the Sweepstakes, each Entrant unconditionally accepts and agrees to comply with and abide by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor, which shall be final and binding in all respects. Sponsor is responsible for the collection, submission or processing of Entries and the overall administration of the Sweepstakes. Entrants should look solely to Sponsor with any questions, comments or problems related to the Sweepstakes. Sponsor may be reached by email at during the Promotion Period.


Open to legal residents of California who are 21 years or older (the \"Entrant\"). Sponsor, and their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, distributors, retailers, sales representatives, advertising and promotion agencies and each of their respective officers, directors, and employees (the \"Promotion Entities\"), are ineligible to enter the Sweepstakes or win a prize. Household Members and Immediate Family Members of such individuals are also not eligible to enter or win. "Household Members" shall mean those people who share the same residence at least three months a year. "Immediate Family Members" shall mean parents, step-parents, legal guardians, children, step-children, siblings, step-siblings, or spouses. This Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited or restricted by law.


Prize: One (1) winner will receive a two (2) nights lodging stay for four excluding weekends, four (4) Bear mountain lift tickets, four (4) Signal Snowboards and four (4) pairs blenders goggles.

For all prizes: All travel, food, and other expenses are NOT included. Hotel stay is subjected to blackout dates. All prizes will not be customized but will be from what vendor chooses for prize.

Prizes cannot be transferred, redeemed for cash or substituted by winner. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole and absolute discretion to award a substitute prize of equal or greater value if a prize described in these Official Rules is unavailable or cannot be awarded, in whole or in part, for any reason. The ARV of the prize represents Sponsor's good faith determination. That determination is final and binding and cannot be appealed. If the actual value of the prize turns out to be less than the stated ARV, the difference will not be awarded in cash. Winner must provide a valid Credit Card to put on file for hotel in case of damages. Sponsor makes no representation or warranty concerning the appearance, safety or performance of any prize awarded. Restrictions, conditions, and limitations may apply. Sponsor will not replace any lost or stolen prize items.

This sweepstake is open to legal residents of California and the prize will only be awarded and/or delivered to addresses within said locations. All federal, state and/or local taxes, fees, and surcharges are the sole responsibility of the prize winner. Failure to comply with the Official Rules will result in forfeiture of the prize. Prizes to be collected/mailed in March 2019.


1. To participate in the sweepstakes, entrants must have an Instagram account. At the time of writing of these Official Rules, there are no fees known by the Sponsor to be associated with the creation of an Instagram account.

2. Entrants can then follow the instructions to enter, which can be found online at

Automated or robotic Entries submitted by individuals or organizations will be disqualified. Internet entry must be made by the Entrant. Any attempt by Entrant to obtain more than the stated number of Entries by using multiple/different email addresses, identities, registrations, logins or any other methods, including, but not limited to, commercial contest/sweepstakes subscription notification and/or entering services, will void Entrant's Entries and that Entrant may be disqualified. Final eligibility for the award of any prize is subject to eligibility verification as set forth below. All Entries must be posted by the end of the Promotion Period in order to participate. Sponsor's database clock will be the official timekeeper for this Sweepstakes.


Contest winner (the “Prize Winner”) will be selected randomly by the Sponsor. The Entrant must be following @VisitBigBear, @bear_mountain, @blenderseyewear, and @signalsnowboard on Instagram, and must tag three friends in a comment on the original contest post on Instagram to qualify.

The random drawing will be conducted February 6, 2019, by Sponsor or its designated representatives, whose decision is final. Odds of winning will vary depending on the number of eligible Entries received. Prizes to be collected/mailed in February and March 2019.


Winner will be notified by Direct Message on Instagram approximately one (1) day after the random drawing. Potential Winner must accept a prize by the direct message as directed by Sponsor within 24 hours of notification. Sponsor is not responsible for any delay or failure to receive notification for any reason, including inactive account(s), technical difficulties associated therewith, or Winner’s failure to adequately monitor their Instagram account. If the potential winner does not respond within 24 hours, another winner will be chosen at that time. Any winner notification not responded to or returned as undeliverable may result in prize forfeiture. The potential prize winner may be required to sign and return an affidavit of eligibility and release of liability, and a Publicity Release (collectively \"the Prize Claim Documents\"). No substitution or transfer of a prize is permitted except by Sponsor.


Any personal information supplied by you will be subject to the privacy policy of the Sponsor. By entering the Sweepstakes, you grant Sponsor permission to share your email address and any other personally identifiable information with the other Sweepstakes Entities for the purpose of administration and prize fulfillment, including use in a publicly available Winners list.


Sponsor assumes no responsibility or liability for (a) any incorrect or inaccurate entry information, or for any faulty or failed electronic data transmissions; (b) any unauthorized access to, or theft, destruction or alteration of entries at any point in the operation of this Sweepstakes; (c) any technical malfunction, failure, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or communications line failure, regardless of cause, with regard to any equipment, systems, networks, lines, satellites, servers, camera, computers or providers utilized in any aspect of the operation of the Sweepstakes; (d) inaccessibility or unavailability of any network or wireless service, the Internet or website or any combination thereof; (e) suspended or discontinued Internet, wireless or landline phone service; or (f) any injury or damage to participant's or to any other person’s computer or mobile device which may be related to or resulting from any attempt to participate in the Sweepstakes or download of any materials in the Sweepstakes. If, for any reason, the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned for reasons which may include without limitation, infection by computer virus, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes which may corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, the Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes in whole or in part. In such event, Sponsor shall immediately suspend all drawings and prize awards, and Sponsor reserves the right to award any remaining prizes (up to the total ARV as set forth in these Official Rules) in a manner deemed fair and equitable by Sponsor. Sponsor and Released Parties shall not have any further liability to any participant in connection with the Sweepstakes.


To obtain a copy of the Winner List or a copy of these Official Rules, send your request along with a stamped, self-addressed envelope to Big Bear Visitors Bureau cc: Big Bear Snow Day Sweepstakes at P.O. Box 1936, Big Bear Lake, CA 92315. Requests for the names of the winners must be received no later than December 20, 2017 after the Promotion Period has ended.


Big Bear Visitors Bureau, Big Bear Lake Resort Association P.O. Box 1936 Big Bear Lake, CA 92315,