Alaska Airlines Sweepstakes 2017 Terms & Conditions



NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A purchase will not increase your chances of winning. 

1. Eligibility: The 2017 Alaska Airlines Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) is open to individuals who are legal residents of one of the following California Bay Area counties: Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Mateo, San Francisco, Santa Clara, Solano or Sonoma and are 18 or older at the time of entry into the Sweepstakes (“Entrant”). Eligibility subject to verification. Sponsored by Save The Bay, 1330 Broadway, Suite 1800, Oakland, CA 94612 (“Sponsor”). Employees, officers, directors, interns and independent contractors of Sponsor, its subsidiaries, affiliates, sales representatives or advertising and promotion agencies, and members of their immediate families and/or people living in the same household (parents, children, step-parents, step-children, siblings, step-siblings or spouses) are not eligible. The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations. Void where prohibited. By participating in the Sweepstakes, you unconditionally accept and agree to comply with and abide by these Official Rules, the entry form (the "Entry Form"), the Terms and Conditions of Use of the Website and the decisions of Sponsor, which shall be final and binding in all respects. To the extent the Terms and Conditions of Use of the Website and of these Official Rules conflict, the terms and conditions of these Official Rules shall prevail. 

2. Sweepstakes Period: The Sweepstakes begins on 11/06/17 at 10:00 p.m. Pacific Standard Time (“PST”) and ends 12/31/17 at 11:59 p.m. PST according to the computer time on Sponsor’s server (“Sweepstakes Period”). 

3. How to Enter the Sweepstakes: There are two ways to enter: 

Online entries. During the Sweepstakes Period visit the Save The Bay Sweepstakes website at (the "Entry Website"). Entry will take place via a custom tab on the Save The Bay web page. You will be asked to complete an Entry Form, which may include, among other things, his/her name, address, e-mail address, age and related registration information. 

Mail-In entries. During the Sweepstakes Period, to enter the Sweepstakes by U. S. Mail, hand print your name, address, city, state, ZIP code, email address, and daytime telephone number on a 3” X 5” card, and mail it, in an envelope with postage affixed, to: 2017 Alaska Airlines Sweepstakes, c/o Save The Bay, 1330 Broadway, Suite 1800, Oakland, CA 94612. Mail-in entries must be postmarked by 12/31/17, and received by 01/03/18 in order to be eligible. 

Only one entry per natural person during the Sweepstakes Period. All contact information provided must be valid, current and complete. All entries must be received by the end of the Sweepstakes period according to Sponsor’s server clock. 

No hand or express mail deliveries will be accepted. Incomplete, garbled, corrupted or otherwise illegible entries are void and will not be accepted. All entries submitted become the sole property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned. Persons discovered entering under several names or email addresses will be disqualified. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify false or fraudulent entries or entries suspected of being false or fraudulent. Entries generated by a script, macro or other automated means will be disqualified. In the event of a dispute as to the identity of a Sweepstakes Entrant, the Entrant will be deemed to be the person in whose name the e-mail account used by Entrant at the time of entry was opened. In the event a dispute regarding the identity of the individual who actually submitted an entry cannot be resolved to Sponsor’s satisfaction, the affected entry will be deemed ineligible. 

4. Odds. Odds of winning a prize depend on the number of eligible entries received. 

5. Winner Selection and Notification of Selected Entrant. On or about 01/05/18, one (1) Entrant will be selected at random by a representative of Sponsor from among all eligible entries received by the end of the Sweepstakes Period (“Selected Entrant”). 

The Selected Entrant will be notified by email or telephone, in Sponsor’s sole discretion, using the information provided by Entrant at the time of entry. Selected Entrants will be required to respond (as directed) within five (5) days of attempted notification (“Notification”). The failure to respond timely to the Notification may result in forfeiture of the prize and, in such case, Sponsor may randomly select an alternate Selected Entrant from among the remaining eligible entries, up to three (3) attempts. Selected Entrant may also be sent declarations of eligibility / liability / publicity releases (“Release”) for signature by Selected Entrant. Unless restricted by law, Selected Entrant will be required to complete and return the Release within five (5) days from receiving it. An alternate Selected Entrant may be randomly selected from among the remaining eligible entries (up to three (3) attempts): (i) Selected Entrant cannot be reached; (ii) Selected Entrant is no longer eligible; (iii) Selected Entrant fails to obtain all signatures on the Release and to return the documents in a timely manner as required pursuant to these Official Rules; or (iv) Selected Entrant cannot accept or receive the prize for any reason. Selected Entrant will receive instructions to redeem the prize within approximately seven (7) days of the date on which the Sponsor receives the completed, signed Release from the Selected Entrant (exact timing subject to change). 

6. Prize: If eligible under these Official Rules, one (1) Selected Entrant will receive the following prize: 

  • 4 Alaska Airline Tickets with no expiration or blackout dates 

Approximate retail value (“ARV”) of prize: $5,000. 

No substitution or transfer of prize permitted, provided however that Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize with another prize of equal or greater value should the advertised prize become unavailable for any reason. Selected Entrant cannot assign or transfer their prize to another person or business. Selected Entrant is solely responsible for any and all federal, state, and local taxes on prize, and any unspecified expenses related to the prize. If prize notification or any prize is returned as undeliverable, or if a Selected Entrant may not accept or receive a prize for any reason, prize will be forfeited. 

7. Privacy. Except as otherwise stated in these Official Rules, personal information collected in connection with this Sweepstakes will be used in accordance with the privacy policy found on the Website at and with the consent given by Entrant at the time of entering. Any communication or information transmitted to Sponsor and/or the Website by electronic mail or otherwise is and will be treated as non-confidential and nonproprietary. By entering this Sweepstakes, each Entrant acknowledges that his or her first name, last initial, and hometown may be announced online. Entrant further hereby acknowledges and agrees that: (i) the Entrant has opted-in to the Save The Bay privacy policy located at and (ii) by opting-in, the Entrant has read and consents to the Save The Bay privacy policy. Each Entrant further acknowledges that if s/he is chosen as an actual prize recipient, certain of his/her identifying information may be disclosed to third parties (at least as required by law), including, without limitation, on an online page listing prize recipient(s). Sponsor uses reasonable commercial efforts to comply with Federal CAN-SPAM guidelines, and Entrants may subsequently opt-out of receiving further emails by following the opt-out instructions contained in the email. 

8. Publicity: By participating in the Sweepstakes, any Entrant in the Sweepstakes, grants the Sponsor and their respective successors, assigns and licensees, the right to use such Entrant’s name, likeness, affiliation, photograph, biographical information in any and all media for any purpose, including without limitation, commercial, advertising and promotional purposes as well as in, on or in connection with the Website or the Sweepstakes or other promotions, and hereby release the Sponsor from any liability with respect thereto, unless prohibited by law. Entrants will not be paid for granting Sponsor any of these rights. 

9. General Conditions: By participating, Entrants agree to be fully and unconditionally bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor and waive any right to claim ambiguity in the Sweepstakes or these Official Rules. Any portion of the Sweepstakes may be canceled, suspended and/or modified, in whole or in part, if in our opinion any fraud, technical failure or other factor/s beyond our control impairs the integrity or proper functioning of the Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who is found to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or the Website, to be acting in violation of these Official Rules, or to be acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with the intent to disrupt or undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes, or to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person, and Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages and other remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. You may not enter with multiple identities or use any automated system, bot or other device or artifice to enter or obtain more than the maximum number of qualified entries. Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to terminate the Sweepstakes and, if terminated, at its discretion, select the potential winner(s) in a random drawing from among all eligible, non-suspect entries received prior to action taken. Unclaimed prizes will not be awarded. All federal, state or other tax liabilities (including income taxes) arising from this Sweepstakes will be the sole responsibility of Selected Entrant. Selected Entrant may be issued an IRS Form 1099 for the ARV of any awarded prize. Caution: any attempt to deliberately damage or undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes may be in violation of criminal and civil laws and will result in disqualification from participation in the Sweepstakes. Should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek remedies and damages (including attorney fees) to the fullest extent of the law, including criminal prosecution. 

10. Limitations of Liability: If for any reason an entry is confirmed to have been erroneously deleted, lost or otherwise destroyed or corrupted, the Entrant's sole remedy is another entry in the same Sweepstakes during the Sweepstakes Period. Selected Entrants also agree to release, discharge, indemnify and hold harmless Sponsor and each of its respective officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents (collectively “Releasees”) from and against any claims, damages, disability, attorneys' fees, and costs of litigation and settlement, as well as any liability due to any injuries, damages or losses to any person (including death) or property of any kind resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from: (i) use, redemption, acceptance, possession, ownership, or misuse of any prize, (ii) participation in any activity, event, or excursion offered in connection with the prize, (iii) use of any facility, service and/or accommodation related to the prize, or (iv) participation in any Sweepstakes-related activity or participation in this Sweepstakes. The Releasees shall not be liable for: (i) late, lost, delayed, misdirected, incomplete unreadable, inaccurate, garbled or unintelligible entries, communications or affidavits, regardless of the method of transmission; (ii) telephone system, telephone or computer hardware, software or other technical malfunctions, lost connections, disconnections, delays or transmission errors; (iii) data corruption, theft, destruction, unauthorized access to or alteration of entry or other materials; (iv) any injuries, losses or damages of any kind caused by the prize or resulting from acceptance, possession or use of a prize, or from participation in the Sweepstakes; or (v) any printing, typographical, administrative or technological errors in any materials associated with the Sweepstakes. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, Releasees are not responsible for computer malfunctions, network connections, email delivery problems, systems failure or incompatibility, typographical, technical or key-stroke errors, or interruptions in your internet service, and for incomplete, illegible, misdirected, misprinted, late, lost, damaged or stolen notifications. In the event Sponsor is prevented from continuing with the Sweepstakes as contemplated herein by any event beyond its control, 

including but not limited to fire, flood, earthquake, explosion, labor dispute or strike, act of God or public enemy, or any federal, state or local government law, order, or regulation, or other cause not reasonably within Sponsor’s control (each a "Force Majeure" event or occurrence), then subject to any governmental approval which may be required, Sponsor shall have the right to modify, suspend, or terminate the Sweepstakes. If the Sweepstakes is terminated before the designated end date, Sponsor will (if possible) select the winners from all eligible, non-suspect Submissions received as of the date of the event giving rise to the termination. The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. In the event that any provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable or illegal, these rules shall otherwise remain in effect and shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or illegal provision were not contained herein. 

11. Disputes: Disputes regarding these Official Rules and/or this Sweepstakes will be governed by the internal laws of the State of California. Decisions of Sponsor are binding and final. In the event of a dispute as to any entry, the authorized account holder of the email address used to conduct a search will be deemed to be the entrant. No claimant in any dispute involving Sponsor shall be entitled to claim or obtain indirect, punitive, incidental or consequential damages. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any provision in these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision. 

12. Sweepstakes Results/Official Rules: A copy of the Official Rules can be found at The winner will be posted on Sponsor’s website at