“LA Zoo Walk for the Wild” 2021 Contest
Greater Los Angeles Zoo Association
Official Contest Rules
VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED
Who May Enter: The LA Zoo Walk for the Wild Contest (“Contest”) is open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia (“Entrants”). Employees of the Greater Los Angeles Zoo Association (“GLAZA” or the “Sponsor”), the Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens (“L.A. Zoo” or “Zoo”) and SSA Group, LLC, (“SSA”) and their divisions and/or subsidiaries are not eligible to participate in this Contest in the individual category or as the captain of a team; Entrants who violate this will be disqualified from the Contest. The Contest is governed by U.S. laws and is subject to all federal, state and local laws. Void in Puerto Rico, outside the U.S. and where prohibited or restricted. By participating in the Contest, Entrants agree to be bound by these Official Contest Rules and the decisions of Sponsor, which shall be final and binding in all respects.
Sponsor: Greater Los Angeles Zoo Association, 5333 Zoo Drive, Los Angeles, California 90027.
Registration Period: Registration for the Contest will begin on March 9, 2021. Entrants will compete from April 22, 2021 at 12:01 a.m. PDT through May 21, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. PDT (“Campaign Period”).
How to Enter: To enter the Contest, log on to https://www.charityfootprints.com/walkforthewild/ to register for the Walk for the Wild. Registration is $45.00, which includes registration and official Walk for the Wild t-shirt, or $65.00 for registration, official Walk for the Wild t-shirt, and participation medal. Entry fees will be credited toward funds raised in the Contest. Entries will be accepted through the end of the Campaign Period.
Prizes/Approximate Retail Value/Odds of Winning: Four (4) Contest prizes (“Contest Prizes” or “Prizes”) will be awarded:
Individual: Longest Path (the individual who travels the furthest distance involving exercise during the Campaign Period): One (1) Contest Prize winner
Prize: one (1) Family Membership to the L.A. Zoo, and one (1) Zoo gift bag featuring items from the Zoo gift shop. Approximate fair market value: $150 for the Family Membership and between $50 and $100 for the gift bag.
Team: Longest Path (the team that travels the furthest distance involving exercise during the Campaign Period): : One (1) winning team; one (1) Contest Prize per winning team member
Prize: one (1) ticket to Zoo Lights 2021 for each member of the winning team. Fair market value: between $11.95 and $21.95, depending upon the Zoo Lights date and time selected by winner.
Individual: Most Active Fundraiser (the individual who raises the most funds during the Campaign Period): One (1) Contest Prize winner
Prize: one (1) Family Membership to the L.A. Zoo, one (1) Zoo gift bag featuring items from the Zoo gift shop, and one (1) cart tour of the Zoo for the winner and up to five (5) additional individuals chosen by winner (timing dependent upon L.A. County Public Health rules). Approximate fair market value: $150 for the Family Membership, between $50 and $100 for the gift bag. The Zoo cart tour is not available to the public for purchase so there is no fair market value.
Team: Most Active Fundraisers (the team that raises the most funds during the Campaign Period): One (1) winning team; one (1) Contest Prize per winning team member
Prize: one (1) ticket to Zoo Lights 2021 for each member of the winning team. Fair market value between $11.95 and $21.95, depending upon the Zoo Lights date and time selected by the winner. Additionally, each member of the winning team will be listed on the L.A. Zoo website and in one (1) post in the Zoo’s social media.
The odds of winning depend upon the number of valid entries received. Sponsor cannot accurately predict the number of Entrants who will participate in the Contest.
Selection of Winners: After May 21, 2021, Sponsor will review all Entrants for eligibility. Eligible Entrants will be ranked by the distance completed and the amount of funds raised. The highest-ranking entrant in each of the four (4) Prize categories will be awarded the Contest Prize for that category. Sponsor’s decisions shall be final and binding in all respects. The winners will be notified by email and prospective winners names (individual and team names) will be posted on social media. A potential winner must reply to the prize notification with all required paperwork no later than May 28, 2021 at 4:00 p.m. PDT. A potential winner will be disqualified and shall forfeit the Prize, if the potential winner fails to reply in full by that time, or if Prize notification is returned as undeliverable. In that event, the runner up in that category will be named the winner. The winners will be required to sign an Affidavit of Eligibility, Waiver of Liability and Indemnity Agreement and Publicity Authorization and Release (except where prohibited by law) and such other documents reasonably required by Sponsor prior to receiving the Contest Prize.
The Contest Prize will be delivered to winner by the Sponsor. All other Prize expenses not specified herein shall be the sole responsibility of winners including, but not limited to, any federal or state income taxes, if any, owed on the value of the Prizes.
Conditions of Participation and Certain Restrictions: Entrants are solely responsible for entering the Contest beginning on March 9. 2021 and continuing through the Campaign Period, as well as replying in full to a Prize notification by May 28, 2021 by 4:00 p.m. PDT. Winners must agree to certain terms and conditions related to eligibility, release of liability, and Sponsor’s use of winner’s name and/or likeness for publicity, advertising and promotional purposes without any limitation or further compensation. Noncompliance may result in disqualification. Taxes on the Contest Prizes, if any, are the sole responsibility of the winners. By entering, Entrants acknowledge compliance with these Official Contest Rules, including all eligibility requirements. Released Parties, as defined herein, are not responsible for misdirected, late, lost, delayed, inaccurate, damaged, garbled, incomplete, undelivered or stolen entries, delayed or misdirected entries for whatever reason, for lost, interrupted or unavailable network, cable, satellite, Internet Service Provider (ISP) or other connections, or for errors, omissions, interruptions, deletions, defects or delayed transmissions or in operations or transmission of information, in each case whether arising by way of technical or other failures or malfunctions of computer or other electronic hardware, software, communications devices, or transmission lines, or data corruption, theft, destruction, unauthorized access to or alteration of entry materials, loss or otherwise and any mechanical, electronic, network, computer, printing, typographical, human or other error relating to or in connection with the Contest, including, without limitation, errors which may occur in connection with the administration of the Contest, the processing of entries, the announcement of the Contest Prizes or in any Contest-related materials. Sponsor reserves the right to cancel or modify the Contest if fraud, technical failures or any other factor beyond their reasonable control impairs the integrity of the Contest, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. In such event, the Sponsor reserves the right to award the Contest Prizes at random from among the eligible entries received up to the time of the impairment. The Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Contest or to be acting in violation of these Official Contest Rules or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Any attempt by any person to deliberately undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest may be a violation of law, and, should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages and other remedies (including attorneys’ fees) from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Contest Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.
Indemnification: By participating, Entrants agree to release GLAZA, the L.A. Zoo, SSA, and each of their divisions and/or subsidiaries, their wholesalers, retailers or distributors or advertising and promotion agencies and each of their respective officers, directors, trustees, members, employees, agents or representatives (collectively, “Released Parties”) from and against any and all claims, demands, losses and liabilities of any nature whatsoever, which Entrants may now or hereafter be entitled to assert, including but not limited to, any death, injury, loss of enjoyment, damage to computer or other electronic equipment, or other harm or loss of any nature whatsoever caused or contributed to by participation in the Contest and/or a Contest Prize awarded and/or in connection with the awarding, receipt and use or misuse of a Contest Prize, and/or claims based on publicity rights, defamation or invasion of privacy.
Governing Law: All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Contest Rules, or the rights and obligations of Entrants or Sponsor in connection with the Contest or in connection with any participation in the Contest, shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the internal laws of the State of California without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions that would cause the application of any other state’s laws. The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision in these Rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision in these Rules. In the event that any provision of these Rules is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable or illegal, these Rules shall otherwise remain in effect and shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or illegal provision were not contained herein.
Winner List: For the names of the winners, send an email to [email protected] on or after June 7, 2021.