From the Catalina Travel Guide, a special advertising feature
Blue Man Group Ticket Giveaway: Official Rules
Adventure awaits both on the island and above it (May 17, 2012)
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS SWEEPSTAKES.
1. The Blue Man Group Ticket Giveaway (the ¿Sweepstakes¿) is sponsored by Los Angeles Times Communications, LLC, 202 West 1st Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012 and Blue Man Productions, LLC, 3355 Las Vegas Boulevard, South Las Vegas, NV 89109 ("Sponsors").
2. Void where prohibited by law and outside California. By entering, entrants agree to these Official Rules. Limit one prize per household. "Household" includes all persons residing together in a single residence, whether or not related.
3. Sweepstakes begins on September 6, 2012 at 12:01 a.m. PT and ends on September 6, 2012 at 11:59 p.m. PT. Sponsor's computer is the official time-keeping device for this Sweepstakes promotion.
4. All entrants must be 18 years old or older and legal U.S. residents of California at the time of entry.
5. Employees of the Sponsors and the members of those employees¿ immediate families (defined as spouse, parents, siblings or children) and households (whether or not related) are not eligible to enter or win.
6. Look in the Las Vegas Travel Guide, which can be found in home-delivered editions of the September 6, 2012 Los Angeles Times, for a winning ticket voucher. If you have a winning ticket voucher, you are a winner, subject to verification. Ticket vouchers void if obtained outside authorized, legitimate channels or otherwise not in compliance with these Official Rules. Ticket vouchers void if forged, defaced, mutilated, or if they contain printing, typographical, production, mechanical, or other error.
7. One Grand Prize: The Grand Prize is a three-day, two-night trip to Las Vegas for two. Prize consists of round-trip airfare for two from Los Angeles to Las Vegas, two nights standard accommodations at Monte Carlo Resort and Casino, $100 dining gift cards valid at any Monte Carlo Resort and Casino restaurant and two tickets to Blue Man Group at Monte Carlo Resort & Casino. Approximate retail value (¿ARV¿): $1,285. 100 First Prizes: Each First Prize is two tickets to Blue Man Group at Monte Carlo Resort & Casino. ARV: $250. If you wish to choose an alternate prize instead of the First Prize, the alternate prize is a Blue Man Group t-shirt and two tickets to the 2013 Los Angeles Times Travel Show in downtown Los Angeles. ARV: $50. If you choose an alternate prize, you must make your election by no later than October 30, 2012. Total ARV of Grand and First Prizes: $26,285. Odds of winning the Grand Prize are approximately 1 in 659,380. Odds of winning a First Prize are approximately 1 in 6,594.
8. All details of all prizes will be at Sponsors¿ sole discretion. Winners assume sole responsibility for all costs associated with the prizes, including travel-related expenses not specifically provided for herein. All federal, state and local taxes are the sole responsibility of the winners.
9. Prizes are not redeemable for actual cash and may not be sold or bartered. Prizes may not be transferred or substituted except as otherwise provided herein and except that Sponsor in its discretion may substitute a prize, or portion thereof, with a prize or portion of equal or greater value if it deems necessary. Any such changes will be announced.
10. Any portion of any prize not used by any winner is forfeit and no cash substitute will be offered or permitted. Sponsor has neither made nor is responsible or liable for any warranty, representation, or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to any prize.
11. All travel arrangements must be made through Sponsors¿ designee. Grand Prize winner and guest will be required to travel on identical itineraries including the same departure date and return date. Air transportation and hotel accommodations must be taken together and cannot be taken separately. No changes will be made to travel details once any element(s) of the travel arrangements have been booked, except at Sponsors¿ sole discretion. Any changes after booking will be at the cost of the winner. All airline tickets issued in conjunction with prize are not eligible for upgrades, frequent flyer miles or any other promotional benefit. Sponsor will not replace any lost or stolen tickets, travel vouchers or certificates or similar items once they are in the winner¿s possession. Prize travel is subject to capacity controls, availability, blackout dates and certain other restrictions. Standard black-out dates apply. Grand Prize air travel must be booked by 11/15/2012 and must be completed by no later than 12/31/2012. Airfare must be booked with six weeks¿ notice. Travel must be roundtrip. Any unclaimed and/or unused prize travel package or element thereof will be forfeited by prize winner and will remain the property of Sponsors. If, because of fluctuations in airfare or other variables, actual value of travel prize is less than stated ARV, difference will not be awarded to prize winner. No refund or compensation will be made in the event of cancellation or delay of any flight. Travel is subject to the terms and conditions set forth in these Official Rules and those set forth by Sponsors¿ air travel prize supplier, as detailed in the passenger ticket contract issued by such supplier, and those of the Sponsors¿ accommodations provider. Blue Man Group tickets must be redeemed by no later than December 22, 2012. Book early to ensure availability. Sponsors not responsible if show cancelled or postponed for any reason, and no alternate prize will be awarded.