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I LOVE NEW YORK BRACKET SWEEPSTAKES RULES

1. The entrant hereby consents to the release and disclosure by the New York State Department of Economic Development (the “Department”) of any and all information provided in the entry form. Information collected in connection with this sweepstakes, including email addresses, may be used for the Department’s tourism-related mailings regarding vacationing in New York State and shall not be resold to third parties for any other use whatsoever.

2.Employees and their immediate families of the New York State Department of Economic Development, New York State Urban Development Corporation d/b/a Empire State Development, JetBlue Airways Corporation, and the Tourism Promotion Agents and attractions supplying prize items are not eligible to enter such sweepstakes.  Immediate family shall be defined as spouse and children. 

3. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY.

4. Open to legal residents of the continental United States. Prizes listed below are subject to availability. Travel blackout dates for prizes below may apply. Prizes must be redeemed by April 2020 unless otherwise stated. Winner responsible for paying for any applicable taxes & fees associated with flight travel certificates listed below.

5. Participants enter the sweepstakes by voting online for preferred New York State attractions. 

6. Only one entry or submission per calendar day per person for the duration of the promotion is permissible. Valid contest entries must contain all information requested. Incomplete entries will be disqualified.

7. The sweepstakes prize is only available to those who participate in the I LOVE NEW YORK Bracket.

8. Entrants must be 18 years of age or older to participate.

9. Winning entrants will be randomly selected by drawing at a time and location to be determined by the Department. Odds of winning this sweepstakes will be determined based on overall number of entries. Entrants need not be present to win. The Department shall make three attempts to contact winning entrants. In the event that a winning entrant does not respond after a third attempt, the Department may select an alternate winner. All decisions of Department personnel regarding the picking of winners shall be final.  Winners will be contacted by a representative from the Department by either telephone and/or email.

10. The winning entrant can choose ONE of the sixteen prize options below.  No changes or substitutions to any of the sixteen prize options allowed.  All prizes are final. Under no circumstances may the winning entrant receive more than one prize below. Winner must provide the Department with thirty (30) days advanced notice of travel dates.

  1. Maid of the Mist
    1. Two (2) night hotel stay for four (4) people at the Sheraton Niagara Falls with continental breakfast (Certificate must be presented at front desk upon arrival. Certificate is non-negotiable and non-transferable. Not valid on holiday weekends, New Year’s Eve, or weekends in the month of July & August - Expires 1/31/2020)
    2. Four (4) tickets for Maid of the Mist
    3. Four (4) encounter passes for Niagara Falls State Park
    4. Four (4) tickets to Niagara Jet Adventure Tours
    5. Four (4) roundtrip JetBlue flight certificates to any New York airport where JetBlue flies, subject to the JetBlue Flight Travel Certificates Terms & Conditions in Exhibit A
  1. Six Flags Great Escape Resort 
    1. Two (2) night stay for four (4) at the Six Flags Great Escape Resort
    2. Two (2) day park admission tickets for four (4)
    3. Four (4) roundtrip JetBlue flight certificates to any New York airport where JetBlue flies, subject to the JetBlue Flight Travel Certificates Terms & Conditions in Exhibit A
  1. Rocking Horse Ranch
    1. One (1) night stay for four (4) with two (2) queen beds and a set of bunk beds at Rocking Horse Ranch. All-inclusive package with meals beginning with lunch on the day of arrival, dinner, breakfast, and ending with lunch day of departure. (Not valid on Holiday weekends. Does not include any alcoholic beverages, spa services, gift shop purchases, other incidentals. These are available for purchase at the discretion of the winner.)
    2. Unlimited access to its activities such as horseback riding, seasonal outdoor activities, Big Splash Indoor Waterpark with four slides, spray geysers and dumping buckets, Mini-bowling in the Lucky Horseshoe Arcade, the Fun Barn, live shows, nightly entertainment, and more
    3. Four (4) roundtrip JetBlue flight certificates to any New York airport where JetBlue flies, subject to the JetBlue Flight Travel Certificates Terms & Conditions in Exhibit A
  1. Antique Boat Museum
    1. One (1) night hotel stay for four (4) in a double queen room at the Thousand Island Harbor Hotel in Clayton
    2. Four (4) passes to the Antique Boat Museum including admission to La Duchesse and a speedboat ride for four (4)
    3. Passes for four (4) aboard the Two-Nation Cruise with stop at Boldt Castle (passport not required)
    4. Admission for four (4) to Boldt Castle
    5. $100 gift card toward dinner
    6. Four (4) roundtrip JetBlue flight certificates to any New York airport where JetBlue flies, subject to the JetBlue Flight Travel Certificates Terms & Conditions in Exhibit A
  1. National Comedy Center
    1. One (1) night stay for four (4) at the Chautauqua Harbor Hotel 
    2. A $30 meal voucher to the Lakehouse Tap & Grill
    3. A Hilarious Getaway package that includes tickets for four (4) to the National Comedy Center and Lucy-Desi Museum
    4. Private tour for four (4) of the Southern Tier Brewing Company and some keepsake brewery swag
    5. Four (4) pairs of Groucho Marx keepsake glasses
    6. Four (4) $25 gifts cards to the National Comedy Center
    7. Four (4) roundtrip JetBlue flight certificates to any New York airport where JetBlue flies, subject to the JetBlue Flight Travel Certificates Terms & Conditions in Exhibit A
  1. Letchworth State Park
    1. Two (2) night stay at Allegiance B&B in Mount Morris with two (2) queen rooms for four (4) (Package must take place between the months of June through September)
    2. Two (2) continental breakfasts for four (4)
    3. One (1) night dinner for four (4) at the Glen Iris Inn in Letchworth State Park overlooking the grand Middle Falls
    4. One (1) night dinner for four (4) at the Questa Lasagna in Mount Morris
    5. Tethered Balloon Ride in/above Letchworth State Park or Finger Lakes Region for four (4) (Important Note: Hot Air Balloon rides are subject to weather. Other attractions/experience will be offered if balloon is unable to take flight.)
    6. Guided White Water Rafting on the mighty Genesee River for four (4) (2’s to 3’s rapids, mild effort)
    7. Guided Hike through Letchworth State Park for four (4)
    8. Four (4) roundtrip JetBlue flight certificates to any New York airport where JetBlue flies, subject to the JetBlue Flight Travel Certificates Terms & Conditions in Exhibit A
  1. Walkway Over the Hudson
    1. Two (2) night stay for four (4) at the Holiday Inn Express Poughkeepsie
    2. Visit to the Walkway Over the Hudson
    3. Tour for four (4) of Locust Grove in Poughkeepsie
    4. Tour and tasting for four (4) of Plan Bee Farm brewery in Poughkeepsie
    5. Dinner for four (4) at Essie’s Restaurant
    6. Four (4) roundtrip JetBlue flight certificates to any New York airport where JetBlue flies, subject to the JetBlue Flight Travel Certificates Terms & Conditions in Exhibit A
  1. Surfing on Long Beach
    1. One (1) night stay for four (4) at the Allegria Hotel
    2. A surfing lesson for four (4) at Skudin’ Surf
    3. Four (4) roundtrip JetBlue flight certificates to any New York airport where JetBlue flies, subject to the JetBlue Flight Travel Certificates Terms & Conditions in Exhibit A
       
  2. Windham Mountain Bike Park
    1. Two (2) night stay for four (4) at the Winwood Inn
    2. Mountain biking tickets for four (4) along with rentals (Sunday and Monday nights with biking on a Monday, or Wednesday and Thursday nights with biking on a Thursday. July or August 2019 only)
    3. Four (4) roundtrip JetBlue flight certificates to any New York airport where JetBlue flies, subject to the JetBlue Flight Travel Certificates Terms & Conditions in Exhibit A
  1. Beak n’ Skiff
    1. Two (2) night hotel stay for four (4) in Syracuse, NY
    2. Four (4) admission tickets to the Rosamond Gifford Zoo, with its most recent addition, a baby Asian elephant  
    3. Dinner for four (4) at Pastabilities in Downtown Syracuse’s Armory Square
    4. Four (4) passport to Savings booklets from Destiny USA
    5. $150 in Uber or Lyft credit toward transportation
    6. Four (4) roundtrip JetBlue flight certificates to any New York airport where JetBlue flies, subject to the JetBlue Flight Travel Certificates Terms & Conditions in Exhibit A
  1. Southern Tier Brewing Company
    1. One (1) night stay for four (4) at the Chautauqua Harbor Hotel 
    2. A $30 meal voucher to the Lakehouse Tap & Grill
    3. A Hilarious Getaway package that includes tickets for four (4) to the National Comedy Center and Lucy-Desi Museum
    4. Private tour for four (4) of the Southern Tier Brewing Company and some keepsake brewery swag
    5. Four (4) pairs of Groucho Marx keepsake glasses
    6. Four (4) $25 gifts cards to the National Comedy Center
    7. Four (4) roundtrip JetBlue flight certificates to any New York airport where JetBlue flies, subject to the JetBlue Flight Travel Certificates Terms & Conditions in Exhibit A
  1.  Saratoga Race Course
    1. Two (2) night hotel stay at The Downtowner for four (4) (July 11 – August 29 valid only Sunday-Thursday)
    2. Season pass admission to Saratoga Race Course starting May 1st 2019
    3. Four (4) roundtrip JetBlue flight certificates to any New York airport where JetBlue flies, subject to the JetBlue Flight Travel Certificates Terms & Conditions in Exhibit A
  1. National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum
    1. Two (2) night hotel stay in two (2) rooms for four (4) at The Cooper Inn with continental breakfast
    2. Triple play tickets good for 2019 admission to Fenimore Art Museum, The Farmers’ Museum, and National Baseball Hall of Fame
    3. National Baseball Hall of Fame & Museum Sustaining Membership including personalized membership card, subscription to Memories and Dreams magazine, Hall of Fame Yearbook, Hall of Fame Almanac, complimentary admission to the Hall of Fame for one (1) full year, for two (2) adults and their children (up to age eighteen (18)) or member and three (3) guests, ten (10) percent discount and free shipping on purchases from Museum Store and website, and two (2) member lapel pins.
    4. Four (4) roundtrip JetBlue flight certificates to any New York airport where JetBlue flies, subject to the JetBlue Flight Travel Certificates Terms & Conditions in Exhibit A
       
  2. Storm King Art Center
    1. Two (2) night stay in a deluxe king bed room for four (4) at The Historic Thayer Hotel at West Point (Blackout dates for May-October 2019 are: May 22-25; June 30-July 1; August 16-17; August 29-31; September 20-21; October 4-5 and October 25-26)
    2. Four (4) admission passes to Storm King Center (must be used April 3rd- November 10th , 2019)
    3. One (1) $100 gift card to be applied to any amusements or food at the Castle Fun Center (Zip line, rides, go karts, laser tag, roller skating, Ballocity, rock wall, arcade and mini-golf, Jesters Restaurant & Pub)
    4. Four (4) roundtrip JetBlue flight certificates to any New York airport where JetBlue flies, subject to the JetBlue Flight Travel Certificates Terms & Conditions in Exhibit A
       
  3. Corning Museum of Glass
    1. Two (2) night hotel stay for four (4) in Corning, NY
    2. Duel admission tickets for four (4) to the Corning Museum of Glass and the Rockwell Museum
    3. Glass Making Session for four (4)
    4. Up to $200 in reimbursement for rental car expenses while in Corning area
    5. Four (4) roundtrip JetBlue flight certificates to any New York airport where JetBlue flies, subject to the JetBlue Flight Travel Certificates Terms & Conditions in Exhibit A
       
  4.  Wild Walk/Wild Center
    1. One (1) night stay at The Faust Motel of Tupper Lake for four (4)
    2. Admission tickets for four (4), good for two consecutive days, opens for season May 3, 2019, weather-permitting, days vary based on seasonality
    3. The Wild Center canoe trip – two (2) adults and two (2) children per boat (Canoe trips are daily from July 1 – August 31 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Pre-registration is recommended. Paddles, boats, and lifejackets are all provided. This experience is tailored for paddlers of all experience levels, ages 5 and up. Children (ages 5-15) must be accompanied by at least 1 adult per 2 children. The trip includes a 1/2 mile walk to and from the river.)
    4. $25 gift card to use in store (No restrictions)
    5. Four (4) roundtrip JetBlue flight certificates to any New York airport where JetBlue flies, subject to the JetBlue Flight Travel Certificates Terms & Conditions in Exhibit A

11. The New York State Department of Economic Development or their agents are not responsible for late, lost, or misdirected entries or for miscommunications, misdirected transmissions, or other errors of any kind whether human, mechanical, or electronic.

12. This sweepstakes is void wherever restricted or prohibited by state or local laws.

13. By entering, participants release and hold harmless the State of New York, New York State Urban Development Corporation d/b/a Empire State Development and the Department of Economic Development, agencies employed by the Department, as well as any directors, officers, or employees of these organizations from any and all liability for any injuries, loss, or damage of any kind arising from or in connection with the contest.

14. If for any reason the sweepstakes is not capable of being conducted as planned, including any causes beyond the control of the administrators of the sweepstakes, the New York State Department of Economic Development reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to cancel, modify, suspend, or terminate the sweepstakes without notice to the entrants.

15. Entry into the sweepstakes does not create any vested right or interest for the participants in the prizes offered for the sweepstakes.

EXHIBIT A

JetBlue Flight Travel Certificates Terms & Conditions

Each Travel Certificate is good for one-time use by one person in accordance with the travel restrictions identified on or in connection with the Certificate. All travel must be booked and flown within the specified validity dates. In the event that a Travel Certificate does not include dates of validity, the Certificate shall be good for travel booked and flown within one (1) year of the date of issuance. If specific flights or departures/destinations are not identified on or in connection with the Travel Certificate, the Certificate may only be redeemed for one-way JetBlue flights to/from JetBlue cities. (Not all JetBlue cities connect; please call 1-800-JETBLUE (538-2538) for information on connecting cities.) Redeemed travel is subject to availability, blackout dates, and capacity controls (flights to/from Caribbean destinations subject to heightened capacity controls), and seats may not be available on all flights. Flight schedules are subject to change without notice. Certificate is not valid for bookings on Mint, partner airlines or code share or interline flights or for use in connection with JetBlue Vacations packages, cruises or any other products or services. Certificate is transferable; however, at no time may it be purchased, sold, bartered, traded on an auction website or otherwise exchanged for value without prior written consent from JetBlue. Certificate cannot be partially redeemed, is not redeemable for cash, and has no cash value. Customers are subject and entitled to all provisions of JetBlue’s Contract of Carriage. See http://www.jetblue.com/p/jetblue_coc.pdf for details.

If traveling outside of the United States of America, Customers are responsible for any and all documentation requirements, including but not limited to, proof of citizenship and all applicable visa requirements. For travel to Cuba, each passenger must comply with regulations administered by the United States Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) and is solely responsible for ensuring that his or her trip is authorized under at least one of the OFAC approved license categories and for obtaining any applicable visa. JetBlue is not responsible for a passenger’s failure to present or provide adequate travel documentation required by the applicable laws of the territories a passenger is traveling to or from. Government taxes and fees apply to travel booked using a Certificate, are the responsibility of the passenger, and will vary based on route. As required by the Cuban government, passengers traveling to Cuba using Travel Certificates must pay for the medical insurance coverage from ESCIUBA (administered by Assistur). For the terms and conditions, see the ESICUBA internet page: http://www.esicuba.cu/ProdPersonal.htmal. A 30-day coverage can be purchased through JetBlue at the time of making the reservation. All matters relating to the insurance coverage are exclusively between the passenger and the insurer.

Government taxes/fees are subject to change as required by law. Passenger must pay all applicable taxes and fees using a major credit card at the time of booking. To view more information regarding applicable taxes and fees, see http://www.jetblue.com/legal/taxes/. Two checked bags are included subject to size and weight limits.

Additional bags are $100 each. Passenger is solely responsible for fees for any oversized, overweight or extra baggage and fees for products/services sold separately, such as Even More Space seats, pet fees, etc. To view baggage fees and other optional services and fees, see http://www.jetblue.com/legal/fees/. A Travel Certificate may be redeemed only by calling 1-855-337-9612 and providing the authorization number and PIN number included on the Certificate. Travel Certificates may not be redeemed at airport ticket counters or online. The authorization number and/or PIN number cannot be replaced if lost or stolen (except as required by law), and JetBlue is not responsible for lost or stolen Travel Certificates, authorization numbers or pin numbers. Customers will not be able to redeem their Travel Certificate without the authorization number and PIN. Redeemed travel is not eligible for TrueBlue points. (TrueBlue is JetBlue’s loyalty program.) JetBlue’s change/cancel policies (including certain change/cancel fees) apply. If passenger is a no-show for reserved flight or does not change/cancel prior to scheduled departure, passenger will forfeit the Certificate(s) and all money associated with the reservation. Additional terms and restrictions apply. See http://www.jetblue.com/legal/ for details.

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