Summer is nearly here. The days are longer, the evenings brighter, the air warmer. And of course, it being summer, the road beckons.
Where will you go during these long, lazy days? Will this be the summer you finally see the Grand Canyon? Maybe you have plans to drive across your state -- or even across the country -- stopping when the spirit moves you and soaking up the local atmosphere. Or maybe you just want to take off for the beach or the mountains and revel in the annual miracles that are June, July and August.
No matter what your pleasure, Salon.com and Pontiac want you to load up the car with great gear for all kinds of summer activities. Whether you love to hike, run, swim, fish, bike or kayak, we'll help you make the most of your summer outings by giving away a $625 gift certificate to L.L.Bean. Is your car big enough?
Click here to view Official Rules.
Pontiac Summer of Fun! -- official rules
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER.
The Sweepstakes is brought to you by Salon Internet, Inc. ("Salon.com") and Pontiac ("the Sponsors"). By entering, participants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the judges, which shall be final.
Sweepstakes is offered only within the 50 United States. Sweepstakes is open to all persons who are legal residents of the United States and are 18 years of age or older at the time of entry. Employees, officers, and directors of Sponsors, their parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising, promotion, fulfillment agencies and legal advisors, their immediate family members and persons living in their same household are not eligible to participate in the Sweepstakes. Void where prohibited. All federal, state, and local laws and regulations apply. No purchase necessary to enter.
How to Enter:
Participants must fill out the registration form provided to be entered into the sweepstakes. All submissions, whether postal or electronic, must be received by 11:59 P.M. PDT on June 19, 2000.
You may only enter once. Multiple entries will be discarded. Though electronic entries are preferred, submissions may also be mailed to Salon Internet, 16th Floor, "Summer of Fun" Sweepstakes, 22 Fourth Street, 16th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94103. Submissions by mail must be typed, double-spaced and on white paper, with the participant's, mailing address, phone number and e-mail address (if available). NO PHONE INQUIRIES, PLEASE.
You may enter only once. Duplicate entries will be deleted. One Winner will be selected to win the Grand Prize. Grand Prize Winner will receive a $650.00 gift certificate. Total value of Grand Prize is approximately $650.00.
ALL TAXES ASSOCIATED WITH THE RECEIPT OF ANY PRIZES ARE THE SOLE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE WINNER. All prizes will be awarded.
All prizes are non-transferable, non-replaceable and cannot be redeemed for cash, bartered or sold. Winner will be required to sign and return a release of liability, affidavit of eligibility and, where lawful, a publicity consent agreement, all within 7 days of notification.
By participating in the sweepstakes, entrants agree to the use of their names, voices and/or likenesses for the purpose of advertising, trade or promotion without further compensation, unless prohibited by law, and acknowledge as a condition of participation their names may be used in conjunction with the business of Salon.com. By accepting and/or using the prize(s), winner agrees to the use of their name, voice and/or likenesses for the purpose of advertising, trade or promotion without further compensation, unless prohibited by law. If a selected winner cannot be contacted, is ineligible, fails to claim a prize(s) or fails to timely return the complete and executed affidavit and releases as required, the prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner will be selected.
The participants' individual contact and demographic information is likely to be shared with participating sponsors, who may use this information as they wish. A participant's personal contact and demographic information will not be released to any third-party organization other than named sponsors without the user's consent, and Salon.com will request that co-sponsors of such events uphold the privacy of the registrants' information by not distributing or sharing such information with any other businesses or organizations.
Selection of Winner:
Winner will be selected from all eligible entries at random. The winner will be notified by phone, e-mail or mail. Sponsors are not responsible for and shall not be liable for late, lost, misdirected or unsuccessful efforts to notify winner. By entering, participants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the judges, which shall be final. Sponsors, agents and representatives of Sponsors, their parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising, promotion, and fulfillment agencies, and legal advisors, are not responsible for and shall not be liable for:
(i) late, lost, delayed, damaged, misdirected, incomplete, illegible, unintelligible or postage-due entries;
(ii) any condition caused by events beyond the control of the Sponsors that may cause the Sweepstakes to be disrupted or corrupted;
(iii) any injuries, losses, or damages of any kind a rising in connection with or as a result of the prize, or acceptance, possession, or use of the prize, or from participation in the Sweepstakes; or
(iv) any printing or typographical errors in any materials associated with the Sweepstakes. Salon.com reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to suspend or cancel this Sweepstakes at any time. By participating in the Sweepstakes, participants agree to release and hold Sponsors and the employees, officers, directors, shareholders, agents, representatives of Sponsors, their parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising, promotion and fulfillment agencies, and legal advisors, harmless from any and all losses, damages, rights, claims and actions of any kind in connection with the Sweepstakes or resulting from acceptance, possession or use of any prize, including without limitation, personal injury, death and property damage, and claims based on content of the story, including but not limited to publicity rights, copyright infringement, defamation or invasion of privacy. Winners will be selected and announced once affidavit of eligibility have been satisfactorily completed and returned.
Thanks for entering Salon.com's sweepstakes. We will contact you if you are a winner. In the meantime, check other great Salon.com Special Offers.