Inside the Ropes Official Rules

Official Sweepstakes Rules

1. Eligibility
This giveaway is open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States, and the District of Columbia citizens who are at least eighteen (18) years old at the time of entry. Employees of Discover The Palm Beaches and other companies associated with the promotion of the Contest, all Tourist Development Council agencies such as Cultural Council of Palm Beach County, Palm Beach County Sports Commission, Palm Beach County Film and Television Commission, Palm Beach Convention Center; and their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates and advertising and promotion agencies as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings, and children) and household members of each such employee are not eligible. The Contest is subject to federal, state, and local laws and regulations.

2. How To Enter
The contest starts at 12:01 AM on Friday, January 15, 2016 and ends on Wednesday, February 17, 2016, at 11:59 PM EDT. Entries that are submitted before or after the Giveaway Period will be disqualified.

Online Entry: One way to participate in the contest is to complete the registration form and enter a valid email address on the designated giveaway entry form page.
Offline Entry: can be submitted in writing by sending a written letter of entry addressed to Sweepstakes Entry, Discover Palm Beach County, 1555 Palm Beach Lakes Blvd, Suite 800, Palm Beach County, Florida 33401. Letter must include, full name and address, the name of the contest being entered and a daytime phone number. All entries must be received by the deadlines stated herein and only one entry will be permitted per address, any winner notification by US Postal Service regular mail will require a response within one (1) business day. In the event of a dispute about the identity of a winner whose entry was not made by e-mail, the winning entry will be decided by the Sponsor, in its sole and absolute discretion. DTPB may, at its sole discretion use email and postal information provided for the purposes of marketing Palm Beach County and/or it's partners and affiliates.

Limit one (1) entry per person, per email address, and per household for the duration of the Giveaway Period, regardless of method of entry. Entries received from any person, email address, or household in excess of the stated limitation will be void. All entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned.

3. Winner Selection
On or around Thursday, February 18, 2016 the sponsor will select potential winners at random from among all eligible entries received. Winner will be selected by Discover The Palm Beaches.

4. Prizes
One (3) three-day / (2) two-night stay at PGA National Resort & Spa (February 27th and 28th, 2016), daily breakfast (February 28th and 29th, 2016) and two Signature Spa treatments at The Spa at PGA National provided by PGA National Resort & Spa, 400 Avenue of the Champions, Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33418 Stay is subject to availability at time of reservation. Transportation from Palm Beach International Airport to PGA National Resort & Spa on February 27th, 2016 as well as transportation from PGA National Resort & Spa to Palm Beach International Airport on February 29th, 2016 provided by A1A Limousine, 1990 NW Boca Raton Boulevard, Boca Raton, FL 33432. Two (2) Honorary Observer credentials provided by The Honda Classic (for Sunday, February 28th, 2016), 3300 PGA Boulevard, Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410. Tickets to Saturday's Honda Classic Tournament (February 27th, 2016) provided by Discover The Palm Beaches, 1555 Palm Beach Lakes Boulevard, West Palm Beach, FL 33401. Two roundtrip air travel certificates from any Blue City to any non-stop Blue City, subject to JetBlue Flight Travel Certificate Terms & Conditions, provided by JetBlue, 27-01 Queens Plaza North, New York, NY 11101. Roundtrip air travel must commence between a JetBlue serviced city and Palm Beach International Airport. . Other restrictions and/or black-out dates may apply to any and/or all prizes. Additional charges or fees may include but not limited to, any applicable taxes, insurances, gratuities, resort fees or other incidentals.

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; 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 partner airlines or code share or interline flights or for use in connection any other products or services, except that Certificate may be applied towards the air portion of a JetBlue Getaways vacation package.  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.  Passengers are subject and entitled to all provisions of JetBlue's Contract of Carriage. See for details.

Government taxes and fees apply to travel booked using a Certificate, are the responsibility of the passenger, and will vary based on route. Taxes and fees may include, without limitation, Passenger Facility Charges of up to $4.50 each way; September 11 Security Fees $5.60 each way; itineraries with stopovers or connections 4 hours or longer will be subject to additional AY tax charges of $5.60 each trip; Federal Segment Taxes of $4.00 per domestic segment; U.S. Arrival/Departure Tax of $17.50 each way for Puerto Rico and US Virgin Islands travel; U.S. government excise tax of $8.70 per departure for Alaska and Hawaii travel; government fees and taxes up to $158.60 each way for international travel; and a Value Added Tax of up to $212.28 each way for Barbados, Colombia, Mexico, Dominican Republic, and Costa Rica travel. Government taxes/fees are subject to change as required by law. Passenger also is solely responsible for fees for oversized, overweight or extra baggage and fees for products/services sold separately, such as Even More Space seats, pet fees, in-flight movies, etc.  To view baggage fees and other optional services and fees, see


A Travel Certificate may be redeemed only by calling 1-800-JETBLUE (538-2583) 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 both the authorization and pin numbers. 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 you are a no-show for your flight or do not cancel prior to scheduled departure, you will forfeit the Certificate(s) and all money associated with the reservation. Additional terms and restrictions apply. See for details. 

5. Winner Notification and Acceptance
The Sponsor will attempt to notify the potential winner via email on or around Thursday, February 18, 2016. If the potential winner cannot be contacted within 48 hours after the first attempt to contact him/her, potential winner forfeits prize, and the Sponsor may select an alternate potential winner in his/her place at random from the remaining non-winning, eligible entries.

If the potential winner is at least 18 but still considered a minor in his/her jurisdiction of residence, Sponsor reserves the right to award the prize in the name of his/her parent or legal guardian, who will be required to fulfill any other requirements imposed on winner set forth herein. Winner may be required to complete an affidavit of eligibility/liability and publicity release which must be returned as instructed by Sponsor. Failure to complete, sign and return the affidavit or release, or to comply with any term or condition of these Official Rules, may result in a winner's disqualification, the forfeiture of his or her interest in the prize, and the award of the prize to a substitute winner. Except where prohibited, acceptance of any prize constitutes winner's consent to the publication of his or her name, biographical information and likeness in any media for any commercial or promotional purpose, without limitation the Internet, or further compensation. Prizes won and not claimed by eligible winners in accordance with these Official Rules will not be awarded and will remain the property of Sponsor.

6. Participation
By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify persons found tampering with or otherwise abusing any aspect of this Sweepstakes as solely determined by Sponsor. In the event the Sweepstakes is compromised by a virus, non-authorized human intervention, tampering or other causes beyond the reasonable control of Sponsor which corrupts or impairs the administration, security, fairness or proper operation of the Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to suspend, modify or terminate the Sweepstakes. Should the Sweepstakes be terminated prior to the stated expiration date, Sponsor reserves the right to award prizes based on the entries received before the termination date.

a. DPBC may change the dates and/or terms of the Sweepstakes without prior notice. Any material changes will be posted on the DPBC website ( on specific contest web pages associated with this giveaway.

b. After winning a prize, winner must wait one full year before they are eligible to win another prize in any contest sponsored by DPBC, regardless of value. All taxes, gratuities and any other incidentals associated with the prize are the sole responsibility of the prizewinner. Prizes are not transferable or exchangeable and may not be substituted, except by DPBC, prize donors or sponsors, in which case, a prize of equal or greater value will be awarded.

c. Prizes unclaimed after 30 days become the property of DPBC. DPBC assumes no responsibility or liability for damages loss or injury resulting from acceptance or use of any prize. If the prize(s) are mailed by DPBC, the winner assumes all risk of loss, theft, late or miss-delivery. At the sole discretion of DPBC, any prize valued over $1000 will be required to be picked up in person with government-issued photo ID.

d. Each winner will be required to produce identification satisfactory to DPBC. A winner of a prize with a retail value of $1,000 or more will be required to sign an affidavit of eligibility and release, including a publicity release, each prepared by DPBC, prior to receiving their prize. Each winner will be responsible for any taxes or fees that result from the receipt and/or use of their prize and may receive an IRS Form 1099-Misc. The Sweepstakes is void where prohibited by law. Anyone using fraudulent means to participate and/or win the Sweepstakes will be disqualified.

e. DPBC, prize donors and sponsors are not responsible for: errors, problems or delays in the internet, mail or otherwise that may prevent entries from reaching DPBC; for technical, hardware, software, telephone or other transmission failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, or incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmissions; for delays in the mail; and for all other errors, problems or delays which may limit anyone's ability to participate.

f. Decisions of DPBC are final. All entries will become the property of DPBC. Winners and other Sweepstakes participants grant DPBC the right to use their name and likeness (including voice) for promotional purposes with no compensation.

g. In exchange for the right to participate in any Contest, each participant agrees to forever release and indemnify DPBC, its officers, directors, agents, subsidiaries and employees (the "Released Parties"), from any and all claims, demands and/or causes of action of any nature or kind whatsoever, whether presently known or unknown, foreseen or unforeseen, that arise out of the participant's participation in the Sweepstakes. h. Any violation of these Rules will result in disqualification. Copies of these rules are available for download here, in person at DPBC's Main Office (1555 Palm Beach Lakes Blvd, Suite 800, Palm Beach, Florida 33401), Monday through Friday (excepting legal holidays or when the Main Office is otherwise closed), between 8:30am and 4:30pm, Eastern Time Zone, or by sending a request, along with a self-addressed and postage prepaid or stamped envelope, to DPBC at the foregoing address.

h. By entering Sweepstakes each participant agrees to be included in future communication from DPBC and PGA National Resort & Spa. To opt-out of future communication, please email your request to

7. Release and Limitations of Liability
By entering, participants agree to be bound by these complete Official Rules. Sponsor is not liable for late, lost, delayed, misdirected, incomplete, or illegible entries or for delivery errors. Sponsor is not liable for any technical malfunctions of any computer internet system, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any email on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the internet or at any website, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to participant's or any other person's computer related to or resulting from participation or downloading any materials in this sweepstakes, or other technical difficulties or failures or other errors of any kind. Sponsor is not responsible or liable for any injury or damage to an entrant's or third person's computer and/or its contents, related to or resulting from Sweepstakes. Any person attempting to defraud or in any way tamper with this Sweepstakes will be ineligible for prizes and may be prosecuted to the full extent of the law. Participants release and agree to hold harmless Sponsor, its Board of Directors, officers, employees, agents and Palm Beach County from any and all liability for any injury, loss or damage of any kind to person, including death, and property, arising in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, use or misuse of the prize, participation in any activity related to the Sweepstakes, or participation in this Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right to terminate or modify the sweepstakes at any time for any reason. In such circumstances prizes will be awarded when possible based on entries received to date of termination. Sponsors reserve the right to substitute a similar prize of equal or greater value in the event that the stated prize cannot be awarded due to circumstances beyond the control of the Sponsor and or promotion Partners. Except where prohibited, participants agree that any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to the value of the prize awarded in the Sweepstakes, but in no event attorneys' fees; Participants hereby waive all rights to claim punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of participants and Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Florida, without regard for conflicts of law doctrine, and any and all proceedings shall take place in Palm Beach County, FL.

8. Privacy
Except when clearly indicated, (see item 9 below) the information you provide for contest registration will not be shared or sold, and will solely be used for informational communications from Discover The Palm Beaches, Florida.

9. Social Media Rights Release of Privacy Policy
By entering this contest I understand that my response, whether in writing, photography/video or another digital format can be used on any or all of DTPB's social media platforms, including but not limited to, YouTube, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Tumblr. DTPB will post only the following identifying information: First name, city where you live and the state abbreviation. In instances where photographs may provide additional identifying information, by participation in this contest you are agreeing to full and unlimited rights to use provided photography/video without notice, and without acknowledgement of any kind, as these images/video may appear with or without your first name, city where you live and the state abbreviation. Any and all liability is fully released for any outcome resulting from the use of your provided content, which includes, but is not limited to, lawsuits/legal action, shares, likes, fan/followers and or unlikes. Furthermore, by entering this contest you are providing DTPB the full rights to expand upon your thoughts or ideas for future campaigns, or marketing activities of any kind. It is further understood that the volume or lack of likes or shares on social media channels does not impact your chances of winning. If you win, you are also agreeing to allow DTPB the right to post your winning answer/image/video on any or all social media channels using only you first name, city where you live and the state abbreviation.

10. Sponsor
The Sweepstakes is sponsored by Discover The Palm Beaches. The decisions of Sponsor regarding the selection of winners and all other aspects of the Sweepstakes shall be final and binding in all respects. Sponsor will not be responsible for typographical, printing or other inadvertent errors in these Official Rules or in other materials relating to the contest. To request the name of the winner, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to Discover The Palm Beaches, 1555 Palm Beach Lakes Blvd., Suite 800, West Palm Beach, FL, 33401. Winner List requests will only be accepted after the promotion end date of Thursday, February 18, 2016 at midnight EDT.


Discover The Palm Beaches

Discover The Palm Beaches
The Official Tourism Marketing Corporation for Palm Beach County

1555 Palm Beach Lakes Blvd, Suite 800
West Palm Beach, Florida 33401