Welcome to Holiday Lights presented by GEICO! Snap and share photos of our 3 lighted GEICO Geckos along your holiday tour for a chance to win a $250 gift card.
All attendees entering the event experience in a vehicle should follow all Federal and State Department of Transportation rules and regulations as it pertains to the operation of the vehicle. That includes the utilization of phones, tablets or other electronic devices to capture images or videos of the experience. By entering the experience participants agree to assume all liability and risk whatsoever for any ill-effect, injury, or loss incurred including vehicle and property damage.
In addition, you consent and agree to The Government Insurance Company (GEICO) recording of your image, likeness, and voice for the content and its royalty-free use in connection with any commercial use, transmission or publication in any media worldwide, including online, GEICO’s websites and social channels, press releases and in GEICO’s marketing and promotional materials. You agree GEICO shall forever be the exclusive owner of all copyright and other rights in and to any such recordings, photographs, video, and other materials related to the content.
I acknowledge that I am freely and voluntarily agreeing to these terms by entering the experience. I have read this information and fully understand its terms and intend my entrance to be a complete and unconditional waiver and release as outlined herein to the greatest extent allowed by law.
GEICO Holiday Lights Contest
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.
CONTEST DESCRIPTION: The Holiday Lights Contest (the “Contest”) takes place from 12:00 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) on November 12, 2021, to 11:59 p.m. ET on January 8, 2022 (the “Contest Period”). The Contest provides eligible entrants with the opportunity to enter online. Each entrant unconditionally accepts and agrees to comply with and abide by these Official Rules of the contest and final prize. The Prize Provider and Sponsor for this Contest is Government Employees Insurance Company (“GEICO” and/or Prize Provider and Sponsor), 5260 Western Avenue, Chevy Chase, Maryland 20815. The Prize Administrator is RedPeg Marketing (collectively “RedPeg” or “Prize Administrator.”)
ELIGIBILITY: Only legal U.S. residents residing in the forty-eight (48) contiguous United States (excluding New York and Florida) and Washington D.C., who are eighteen (18) years of age or older are eligible to enter. Employees, shareholders, officers, members, and directors of GEICO, RedPeg Marketing, Inc., Blue Pixel Creates, Powers Management LLC, their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, distributors, retailers, sales representatives, agents, successors and assigns, and GEICO’s advertising and promotion agencies (collectively, the “Contest Entities”) and the immediate family members, and/or those living in the same household of each, are ineligible to enter the Contest or win a prize. Contest is void where prohibited by law.
HOW TO ENTER: There are two (2) ways to enter the Contest:
- ONLINE: To enter the Contest online, during the Contest Period go to https://www.holidaylightsxgeico.com, complete the entry form with your complete name, email address, phone number, answer two (2) survey questions, and upload photos of the three (3) GEICO Geckos onsite at one of the twenty-eight (28) holiday lights events.
- ONSITE: Take a photo of each of the three (3) GEICO Geckos onsite at the holiday lights events (each, an “Event” and collectively, the “Events”) throughout the Contest Period. A list of Events will be available on the Website and will be updated throughout the Contest Period. In order to enter at an Event, you must first complete and submit an electronic registration form, including your complete name, email address, phone number, answer two (2) survey questions, and upload photos of the three (3) GEICO Geckos onsite at one of the twenty-eight (28) holiday lights events.
Limit one (1) entry per person per day per channel: (Online or Onsite)
All requested information on the Website must be completed to enter and to be eligible to win. Any communication or information transmitted to Sponsor and/or the Website by electronic mail or otherwise is and will be treated as non-confidential and nonproprietary. Proof of submission is not considered proof of delivery to or receipt of such entry. Furthermore, Sponsor shall have no liability for any entry that is lost, intercepted or not received by the Sponsor.
CONTEST JUDGING: At the conclusion of the Contest Period, the Prize Administrator will determine the one (1) prize winner at each of the twenty-eight (28) holiday lights locations for the Contest Prize. The channel will be picked at random (Online, Onsite) to choose the winner.
WINNER NOTIFICATION: The one (1) potential prize winner at each of the twenty-eight holiday lights locations will be notified by telephone and/or email using the contact information provided at the time of entry on or about January 12, 2022. Sponsor and Prize Administrator shall have no liability for any winner’s notification that is lost, intercepted or not received by potential winners for any reason. If, despite reasonable efforts, potential winners do not respond within seventy-two (72) hours of the first notification attempt, or if the prize or prize notification is returned as unclaimed or undeliverable to such potential winners, such potential winners will forfeit his or her prize and an alternate winner may be selected based on the judging results. Prize Administrator, in its sole discretion, will attempt to contact up to three (3) potential winners at each of the twenty-eight (28) holiday lights locations of a prize in accordance with judging criteria noted above, after which the prize in question may go un awarded if it remains unclaimed. Sponsor and Prize Administrator shall have no liability for any winner’s notification that is lost, intercepted or not received by potential winners for any reason. Any potential prize winners must execute an Affidavit of Eligibility, a Liability Release, and (where imposing such condition is legal) a Publicity Release (collectively, “Prize Claim Documents”). If winner fails or refuses to sign and return all Prize Claim Documents within five (5) days after prize notification (or a shorter time if required by exigencies), winner may be disqualified, and an alternate winner may be selected. The winners will be issued a 1099 tax form following the receipt of the prize for the actual retail value of the prize and will be required to provide Prize Administrator with his or her social security number for purposes of same.
PRIZES/APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUES: One (1) prize is available at each of the twenty-eight (28) holiday lights locations. The Prize consists of a gift card for two hundred fifty ($250) US dollars. The approximate retail value (“ARV”) of the Prize is $250. The approximate retail value (“ARV”) of all 28 Prizes is $7,000.
Neither the Sponsor or Prize Provider shall have responsibility or liability for cancellations, delays, or any other change by any company or person providing any element of prizes and are not responsible or liable for any expenses incurred as a consequence thereof. All other costs associated with prize acceptance and use not specified herein as being provided. Winners may not substitute, assign or transfer prize or redeem prize for cash, but Sponsor and/or Prize Provider reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to substitute a prize (or portion thereof) with one of comparable or greater value. All prize details are at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Prizes are subject to certain terms and conditions, as specified by issuer. Restrictions may apply.
GENERAL PRIZE CONDITIONS: The prize winners shall be solely responsible for all federal, state and/or local taxes, and the reporting consequences thereof, and for any other fees or costs associated with the applicable prize.
Sponsor makes no warranties, and hereby disclaims any and all warranties, express or implied, concerning any prize furnished by third parties in connection with the Contest. WITHOUT LIMITING THE GENERALITY OF THE FOREGOING, SUCH PRIZES ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AND SPONSOR HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL SUCH WARRANTIES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND/OR NON-INFRINGEMENT.
GENERAL LIABILITY RELEASE: By participating in the Contest, each entrant agrees that the Contest Entities (i) shall not be responsible or liable for any losses, damages or injuries of any kind resulting from participation in the Contest or in any Contest related activity, or from entrant’s acceptance, receipt, possession and/or use or misuse of any prize, and (ii) have not made any warranty, representation or guarantee express or implied, in fact or in law, with respect to any prize and specifically disclaim all such warranties, including without limitation, the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. The Contest Entities assume no responsibility for any damage to an entrant’s or any other person’s computer system which is occasioned by accessing the Website or otherwise participating in the Contest, or for any computer system, phone line, hardware, software or program malfunctions or other errors, failures, delayed computer transmissions or network connections that are human or technical in nature. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, Sponsor is not responsible for incomplete, illegible, misdirected, misprinted, late, lost, damaged, or stolen submissions or prize notifications; or for lost, interrupted, inaccessible or unavailable networks, servers, satellites, Internet Service Providers, web sites, or other connections; or for miscommunications, failed, jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected computer, telephone or cable transmissions; or for any technical malfunctions, failures, or difficulties, printing errors, clerical, typographical or other error in the offering or announcement of the prize or in any prize notification documents, or other errors of any kind or nature; or for the incorrect or inaccurate capture of information, or the failure to capture any information. If, for any reason, the Contest is not capable of running as planned, including, due to infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Contest, Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify, suspend or extend the Contest and, in the event of any termination or cancellation, select winners from among all eligible, non-suspect entries received prior to the termination or cancellation. Any attempt by an entrant or any other individual to deliberately damage the Website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest, or to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person in connection with the Contest, is in violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify the applicable individual and seek damages and other remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. If any provisions of these Official Rules are determined to be invalid or unenforceable, these Official Rules shall otherwise remain in effect and shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or unenforceable provision were not contained herein.
GOVERNING LAW/JURISDICTION: ALL ISSUES AND QUESTIONS CONCERNING THE CONSTRUCTION, VALIDITY, INTERPRETATION AND ENFORCEABILITY OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES OR THE RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS OF ENTRANTS OR SPONSOR IN CONNECTION WITH THE CONTEST SHALL BE GOVERNED BY AND CONSTRUED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE INTERNAL LAWS OF THE STATE OF THE CONTEST WITHOUT GIVING EFFECT TO ANY CHOICE OF LAW OF CONFLICT OF LAW RULES OR PROVISIONS THAT WOULD CAUSE THE APPLICATION OF ANY OTHER STATE’S LAWS.
WINNER’S LIST: The name of the winner at each of the twenty-eight (28) holiday lights locations shall be posted on the HolidayLightsxGEICO.com website after the winner at each of the twenty-eight (28) holiday lights locations are determined.