* All donations are 100% tax deductible. We will charge the full amount of the donation on your credit card, with the assumption that the 25-hour ride will be completed. If the ride ends prior to the 25-hour time, Special Olympics Southern California does not plan to issue refunds (unless specifically requested by a donor).
Pacific Park's Ferris Wheel World Record Event Sweepstakes Rules
SPONSORS: Sweepstakes ("Sweepstakes") is only open to accepted Special Olympics Southern California donors on the "Donate Now!" website page, age 18 years or older, except employees of Pacific Park on the Santa Monica Pier, Special Olympics of Southern California, Sports Authority, The Lobster (the "Sponsors") and their respective officers, directors, agents, parents, subsidiaries, franchisees, advertising or promotion agencies, affiliated entities, and their immediate families or household members. Void wherever prohibited or restricted by law. Sweepstakes is subject to all federal, state and local laws and regulations and shall be governed by California law. By entering the Sweepstakes, entrants: (i) agree to accept and be bound by all terms of these Official Rules and Regulations, and (ii) agree that California courts have jurisdiction over any dispute or litigation arising from or relating to the Sweepstakes and that venue shall only be Santa Monica, California.
ELIGIBILITY: To be eligible for the prize in the Sweepstakes, the winner must make a donation to Special Olympics Southern California in one of the following amounts:
- $20 per hour / $500.00
- $10 per hour / $250.00
- $4 per hour / $100.00
- $2 per hour / $50.00
- $1 per hour / $25.00
- Other / $TBD
HOW TO ENTER: Once the donation is completed and accepted the winner will be eligible on another website page to then guess how many rotations the Pacific Wheel Ferris wheel will make during the 25-hour Pacific Park Ferris Wheel World Record Event.
ONE (1) GRAND PRIZE: The person who guesses the closest number (without going over) will receive a FREE private one-hour ride on the Pacific Wheel Ferris wheel during non-operating hours with 4 guests and enjoy a delicious meal on the ride from the world-famous Lobster restaurant.
In case of a tie, Pacific Park on the Santa Monica Pier will provide the same ONE GRAND PRIZE to each tying party.
Approximate Retail Value of ONE GRAND PRIZE: $500.00
GENERAL RULES AND REGULATIONS: All winners associated with the ONE GRAND PRIZE must adhere to the Pacific Park Ferris wheel "No Riders With These Conditions" restrictions including, but not limited to, recent surgery or illness; heart conditions; neck, back or bone ailments; pregnancy; high blood pressure or aneurysms; and under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
All winners associated with the ONE GRAND PRIZE must adhere to Pacific Park Ferris wheel "Rider Restrictions" including, but not limited to, all riders must be at least 42" tall to ride the Pacific Wheel without the company of an adult; all passengers must be secured inside the gondola and remain that way during the entire ride cycle; the maximum number of riders per gondola is 6 and 120 for the entire ride; the minimum number of riders per gondola is 2, single riders not allowed; the maximum weight per gondola is 1,020 lbs. and 20,400 lbs. for the entire ride; smoking is not permitted in the park, in queue lines, or on the ride; keep head, arms and legs inside ride at all times; and the gondola door must remain closed at all times.
The Lobster restaurant meal will be pre-determined. Menu substitutions are non-negotiable.
Sponsors are not responsible for transportation to/from Pacific Park on the Santa Monica Pier for redemption of ONE GRAND PRIZE.
By entering the Sweepstakes, entrants and their guests: (i) agree to be bound by the decisions of Sponsors which are final and binding in all matters, and (ii) grant Sponsors and their designees the right to use their names, cities and states of residence, voices, pictures, biographical information and likenesses, without compensation, notification or permission, for the purpose of advertising and publicity in any and all manner or media, now or hereafter known, throughout the world in perpetuity.
In order to claim the prize, the ONE GRAND PRIZE winner: (i) must meet all eligibility requirements, (ii) be required to produce proof of identity, address and birth date, and (iii) must each execute and return (as applicable) certain winner documents, including but not limited to an affidavit of eligibility (donation receipt), liability release and, use of name and likeness releases.
Pacific Park on the Santa Monica Pier has the right to revise and/or cancel any or all of the Sweepstakes at any time.
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