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Instagram Contest Rules


General. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. No purchase or payment of any money is necessary to enter. Multiple entries will not improve the chances of winning. All federal, state and/or local rules and regulations apply. By submitting an entry to this contest, sponsored by San Luis Obispo County Visitor and Conference Bureau, dba Visit SLO CAL, the entrant acknowledges and agrees to all of these Official Rules. Void where prohibited. The contest begins on September 1, 2021 and ends on September 29, 2021 at 11:59 pm PST. All times in this contest refer to Pacific Time. By entering the contest, entrants agree to waive any right to claim any ambiguity or error in these Official Rules, or the drawing itself, and agree to be bound by these Official Rules and by all decisions of the Sponsor, whose decisions are binding and final. Sponsor reserves the right to withdraw the transmission of this sweepstakes and award the prize from among entries received prior to the date of the withdrawal. Sponsor has the right to remove any entered photos for any reason. Failure to comply with these rules may result in disqualification from this contest.

Eligibility. The contest is open only to those who are 21 years of age or older as of September 1, 2021 and is void wherever prohibited or restricted by applicable federal or state laws and regulations. Entrants must provide valid identification upon acceptance of prizes. Employees of the Sponsor, the County, and their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors, agents, employees, advertising and promotion agencies and members of their immediate families (spouses, parents, children, and siblings and their spouses) are not eligible.

How to Enter. From the Instagram account from which the entry is made, entrants must: 1) be following all three: Visit SLO CAL, Paso Robles Wine Country Alliance and SLO Coast Wine Collective 2) “Like” one of four @SLOCAL giveaway posts 3) tag a friend in the Instagram post they are liking and tagging the winery in comments 4) tag a SLO CAL winery in one of the giveaway post comments in which they have already tagged a friend and liked the photo. Multiple entries will not improve the chances of winning. Entries generated by a script, macro or other automated means will be disqualified. Entries that are incomplete, illegible or corrupted are void and will not be accepted. Neither the Sponsor, or others listed above nor their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors, agents and employees are responsible for telecommunications, network, electronic, technical or computer failures of any kind, for inaccurate transcription of entry information, errors in any promotional or marketing materials, errors in these rules, for any human or electronic error, or for entries that are stolen, misdirected, garbled, delayed by computer transmissions, lost, late or damaged. All entries become the property of the Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned.

Prize(s). Winner will receive a sustainable media box filled with local sustainable items, such as recipe parings, printed literature and samples.

Selection of Winners. There will be ONE winner selected for the sustainable media box giveaway that must be located in one of the following US States: AK, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, FL, GA, HI, IA, IL, IN, KS, LA, MA, MD, MI, MN, MO, NC, ND, NH, NM, NV, NY, OH, OR, PA, SC, TN, TX, VA, WA, WI and WV. The winner must be 21+ by the start of the campaign and will be notified by Instagram and must respond within 7 days. Winners may be required to sign and return to the Sponsor an affidavit of eligibility and liability and publicity release. If any prize notification is undeliverable, or in the event of non-compliance with any of these requirements, the prize will be forfeited, and an alternate winner will be selected at random from the remaining eligible entries. The prize’s value may vary in price depending on what is offered. The prizes cannot be exchanged for cash. Transfer of the prize is prohibited. All taxes and all other expenses, costs or fees associated with the acceptance and/or use of the prize are the sole responsibility of the winner. The Sponsor reserve(s) the right to substitute a similar prize of equal or greater value at its sole discretion. Winner may need to complete an affidavit of eligibility and liability release, or the prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner selected. Prizes are non-transferrable.  

Disclaimer. Winner assumes all liability for any injury or damages caused or claimed to be caused by his or her participation in the sweepstakes and/or the acceptance and/or use of any prize, and releases the Sponsor, and their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors, managers, coordinators, agents, partners, and employees, from any such liability. The Sponsor and their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors, agents and employees are not responsible for technical, hardware, software, or telephone malfunctions of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, or failed incorrect, incomplete, inaccurate, garbled or delayed electronic communications caused by the user or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in this sweepstakes or by any human error which may occur in the processing of the entries in this sweepstakes. Entry constitutes permission (except where prohibited by law) to use winner’s name, city, state, likeness and/or voice for purposes of advertising, promotion and publicity without additional compensation. The winners’ names and city of residence may be posted online and mailed to those who request it.

Internet. If for any reason, the contest is not capable of running as planned for any reason, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, and unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of the Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity of the game or sweepstakes, the Sponsor reserves its right in its discretion to disqualify any individual it believes has tampered with the entry process, and/or cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the giveaway/sweepstakes/game. The Sponsor and their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors, managers, coordinators, agents, partners, and employees (i) assume no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries: (ii) are not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer on-line systems, servers, or provider, computer equipment, software, failure of any email to be received by the Sponsor on account of technical problems, human error or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to the participant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participation or downloading any materials in this sweeps.


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