2024 Summer Vibin’ in VacationLand Sweepstakes Official Rules


1. Eligibility: The 2024 Summer Vibin’ in VacationLand Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open to any individual who is a legal permanent resident of Ohio, and 18 years of age or older as of June 20, 2024. Sweepstakes is void outside of Ohio and where prohibited, taxed, or restricted. Employees and officials of VacationLand Federal Credit Union and their immediate families are not eligible to participate in this Sweepstakes.

2. Sweepstakes period: The Sweepstakes begins at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST) on June 20, 2024 and ends at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST) on July 31, 2024 (Sweepstakes Period).

3. How to Enter: 1. Fill out and complete an online submission form at https://www.vlfcu.org/summercontest2024 Text (written) submissions, receive one (1) entry. Photo AND text (written) submissions, receive two (2) entries. Video clip AND text (written) submissions, receive five (5) entries. By submitting this content (e.g. text, photo, video, etc.), You understand and agree that VacationLand Federal Credit Union shall have the right (where permitted by law), to print, publish, broadcast, distribute, and use in any media, without limitation, your entry, name, portrait, picture, voice, likeness, image, and statements for news, publicity, advertising, public relations, and promotional purposes, without any further compensation, notice, review or consent. By submitting this content, You represent and warrant that your entry is an original work of authorship and does not: 1) Violate any third party’s proprietary or intellectual property rights 2) Promote illegal behavior 3) Contain any profane, pornographic, obscene or defamatory materials 4) Support or advocate racial, religious, sexual or other prejudice 5) Invade the privacy of any person or 6) Be otherwise inappropriate as determined by VacationLand Federal Credit Union in its sole and conclusive determination. Alternate Entry: To enter without completing an online submission form, print your name, address, and phone number on a 3” x 5” index card and mail to: VacationLand Federal Credit Union, P.O. Box 2257, Sandusky, OH, 44871, Attention: Marketing Department. Alternate Entries are limited to one (1) per person. Multiple and incomplete entries will be disqualified and destroyed. Entries must be received during Sweepstakes period to be eligible. VLFCU is not responsible for lost, late, misdirected, postage due, damaged, mutilated, illegible, or incomplete entries. All entries become the property of VLFCU and will not be acknowledged or returned.

4. Drawing and Notification: Two (2) winners will be selected from among all eligible entries received in a random drawing on August 1, 2024. Winners will be selected by a representative of VLFCU, whose decisions are based on its sole discretion and interpretation of these Official Rules, and are final and binding in all respects. If prize winners are not available to participate, deemed ineligible or disqualified for any reason whatsoever as specified by the Sponsor, the prize winners privileges will be forfeited entirely and alternative prize winners may be selected from among the eligible entries received, as defined herein. Potential winners will be notified by phone; notification is deemed to have occurred immediately upon placing of the first phone call to contact the potential winners. If a potential winner cannot be reached or does not respond within five (5) days from the first notification attempt, then such person shall be disqualified and an alternate winner will be selected. Sponsor is not responsible for any change of telephone number for any entrant.

5. Prizes: (1) Pair of Adult Round Trip Jet Express Tickets from Port Clinton to Put-in-Bay (good until 12/31/2024), a $50 gift card to The Boardwalk Restaurant on Put-in-Bay and a $40 gift certificate to Frosty’s on Put-in-Bay. (1) Pair of Adult One Day passes to any Cedar Fair park (good for 2024 season). Approximate Retail Value of prizes is $356.00. There is a limit of one Prize per eligible participant of the Sweepstakes Period. Prizes will be awarded, unless Sponsor does not receive two or more eligible entries. Odds of winning a prize depend on the number of eligible entries received.

6. Winners Responsibility: Winners must redeem prize in-person at 2911 Hayes Ave. Sandusky, OH 44870 by August 16, 2024. Failure to accept and take delivery of a prize within this time period will result in forfeiture of all rights and interest in the prize. Any and all prize related expenses, including without limitation any and all federal, state and/or local taxes shall be the sole responsibility of the winners and, as applicable, an IRS Form 1099 may be issued based on the prize value. THE VALUE OF THE PRIZE WILL BE REPORTED AS INCOME TO THE WINNERS, AND THE WINNERS WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE REPORTING OF ALL INCOME AND PAYMENT OF APPLICABLE TAXES. VLFCU ENCOURAGES THE WINNERS TO CONSULT THEIR TAX ADVISORS TO DETERMINE HOW RECEIPT OF THE PRIZE MAY AFFECT THEIR TAX OBLIGATIONS. Winners are required to verify their identity by providing a proper government issued picture identification and their unique, personal and valid Social Security Number and sign a bonus acknowledgment/receipt form to claim prize.

7. GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS: By entering this contest, each participant agrees (a) to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor, which shall be final, and (b) that Sponsor, agents and representatives of Sponsor, are not responsible for and shall not be liable for: (i) late, lost, delayed, damaged, misdirected, incomplete, illegible entries; (ii) any injuries, losses or damages of any kind arising in connection with or as a result of the prize, or acceptance, possession, or use of the prize; or (iii) from participation in the Sweepstakes including without limitation, personal injury or death, and property damage, and claims based on publicity rights, defamation, or invasion of privacy; or (vi) any printing or typographical errors in any materials associated with the Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual or entity it finds to be attempting to defraud or in any way tamper with the Sweepstakes.

8. Publicity: Acceptance of a prize shall constitute and signify the winner’s agreement and consent to use the winner’s name and/or photograph for promotional purposes by VacationLand Federal Credit Union without further compensation, consideration, or payment. You agree to release and hold harmless VLFCU, its employees, agents, representatives, and affiliates from any and all claims arising directly or indirectly from any publicity about the Sweepstakes.

9. Governing Law: All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation, and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of participant and the Credit Union in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the substantive laws of the State of Ohio.

10. Winner’s list and Official Rules: To obtain the winner’s name or a copy of these Official Rules, mail your request along with a stamped, self-addressed envelope to: VacationLand Federal Credit Union, PO Box 2257, Sandusky, Ohio 44871 Attention: Marketing Department.

11. Sweepstakes Sponsor: The Sweepstakes Sponsor for this promotion is VacationLand Federal Credit Union (VLFCU), 2911 Hayes Ave. Sandusky, OH 44870.