To enter the #1000PlacesUSA Twitter contest, follow these steps:
1) Follow Workman Publishing on Twitter (so we can DM you if you win!).
2) Tweet a story or photo of your favorite place in the USA to spend July 4th (with the hashtag #1000PlacesUSA to help us track entries). You can tweet to win between midnight EST on July 1 and noon EST on July 5!
3) Each Twitter account is allowed multiple entries – keep tweeting!
Contest opens at midnight today, so get your recommendations ready…
1,000 Places to See in the United States and Canada Before You Die, Updated Edition (Workman Publishing, May 11, 2011, Paperback, $19.95, ISBN 9780761163367) is a #1 New York Times bestseller. 1,000 Places USA & Canada is not only a wish book but also a guide: this information, including phone numbers, Web addresses, and more, is now completely revised and updated.
For travel season, for long summer weekends, for whenever the mood strikes to pack up the car and set out to discover a new piece of America (and Canada!), 1,000 Places to See in the USA & Canada is a map to all the unique and wonderful places just around the corner: More than 150 places are highlighted as family-friendly, and indices in the back organize the book by subject—wilderness, dining, beaches, world-class museums, sports, festivals, and more.
Patricia Schultz is also the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller 1,000 Places to See Before You Die. A veteran travel journalist with 25 years of experience, she has written for guides such as Frommer’s and Berlitz and periodicals including The Wall Street Journal and Everyday With Rachael Ray. Find her on Twitter at @1000Places and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/1000Places
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OFFICIAL #1000PLACESUSA CONTEST RULES
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. VOID OUTSIDE THE FIFTY UNITED STATES AND WHERE PROHIBITED. ALL CONTEST ENTRIES ARE SUBJECT TO THE OFFICIAL RULES WHICH GOVERN ALL ASPECTS OF PARTICIPATION AND PRIZE AWARD.
Entrants must be legal U.S. residents. Employees of Workman Publishing Co., Inc. and their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, promotional partners, and the immediate families of each living in the same household are not eligible to enter.
By accepting a prize, winner (and parent or legal guardian, if applicable) agrees to release and hold harmless Workman Publishing Co., Inc. and each of their parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, and directors, officers, attorneys, employees and agents from any all damage, injury, death, loss or other liability of any kind that may arise from or in connection with his or her acceptance of a prize awarded.
HOW TO ENTER:
To enter, Tweet a story or photo of your favorite place in the USA to spend July 4th (with the hashtag #1000PlacesUSA to help us track entries) and follow Workman (www.twitter.com/workmanpub) between July 1, 2012, midnight 12:00:01 a.m. (Eastern Time) and July 5, 2012, noon 12:00:01 p.m. (Eastern Time).
For purposes of these rules, “receipt” of an electronic entry occurs when Sponsor’s servers record the entry information upon clicking the “submit” (or similar) button. In the event of a dispute as to the identity of the entrant, the entrant will be deemed to be the individual who is the registered holder of the Twitter/email account. Incomplete entries will be voided.
Five Prize Winners will each receive a copy of the book 1000 PLACES TO SEE IN UNITED STATES & CANADA BEFORE YOU DIE, UPDATED EDITION by Patricia Schultz.
Five randomly selected tweets (entries) will be chosen as winners.
Winners will be notified via Direct Message (DM) on Twitter by July 10, 2012. If potential winners cannot be reached or does not acknowledge notification within five (5) days of first notification attempt, the prize will be forfeited and the next tweet will be selected as a potential Prize Winner.
CONDITIONS OF PARTICIPATION:
By entering or accepting a prize in this contest, the winners (and parent or legal guardian, if applicable) agree to be bound by these Official Rules, and to conform to all federal, state, and local laws and regulations. There are no prize substitutions, transfers, or cash equivalents permitted.
SPONSOR OWNERSHIP OF ENTRIES:
All entries submitted will become the property of Workman Publishing Co. Inc., and will not be returned to anyone. As such, they can be used on books and calendars published by Workman Publishing Co., Inc. or licensed to third parties by Workman Publishing Co., Inc. without specific permission or compensation. Efforts will be made to credit the contributor by name when possible. If you prefer to remain anonymous, please let us know when you make your submission.
RESERVATION OF RIGHTS:
Sponsor is not responsible for (a) incorrect or inaccurate entry of information by entrants; late, lost, garbled, misdirected, incomplete, or damaged entries or transmissions caused by interrupted or unavailable network, server or other connections; scrambled transmissions or other errors or problems of any kind whether mechanical, human, or electronic, technical malfunctions of the computer hardware, software, or any combination thereof; or problems associated with any virus or any other damage caused to entrants’ systems; (b) any Contest disruptions, injuries, losses, or damages caused by events beyond the control of Sponsor; or c) any printing or typographical errors in any materials associated with this Contest.
Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, terminate or modify this Contest in the event that this Contest is not capable of being conducted or completed as planned for any reason including, without limitation, as a result or computer virus(es), bugs, tampering, or technical failures of any kind. If the Contest is cancelled or terminated, notification will be posted at www.workman.com. In the event that an individual attempts to undermine the legitimate operation of this Contest Sponsor, in addition to disqualifying such person from in this Contest, reserves the right to seek damages and all other available remedies (whether at law or in equity) against him or her.
By entering, participant waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental and consequential damages, attorneys’ fees or any damages other than actual out-of-pocket costs or losses that may arise in connection with participation in the Contest or acceptance, possession and use of any prize Except where prohibited, by participating, you agree that a) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Contest shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, b) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with participating, but in no event attorney’s fees; and c) under no circumstances will any participant be permitted to obtain awards for and hereby waives 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 multiplies or otherwise increased.
Any mailed requests to receive the list of prize winners must be sent to Workman Publishing, 1000 Places USA Twitter Contest Winners, 225 Varick Street, New York, NY 10014, no later than August 31, 2012 and must be accompanied by a self-addressed, stamped envelope.
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