AMNH Sweepstakes - Official Rules


Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. 

ELIGIBILITY: This Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States, the District of Columbia, or Puerto Rico  who are eighteen (18) years of age or older at the time of entry. Void outside the fifty (50) United States, the District of Columbia, or Puerto Rico and where prohibited and restricted by law. Employees, officers, directors, agents and representatives of JetBlue Airways Corporation (“Sponsor”), Centra360 (“Sweepstakes Administrator”), American Museum of Natural History (“Promotional Partner”), and each of their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, wholesalers, retailers, distributors, suppliers, advertising and promotion agencies (such entities collectively, with Sponsor, Sweepstakes Administrator, the “Released Parties”), and each such individual's immediate family members (spouse and parents, step parents, children, step children, siblings, grandparents and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and those living in their same households, whether or not related, are not eligible to participate or win. Participation constitutes entrant's full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and Sponsor's decisions, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes.  Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.  Participation constitutes entrant's full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and Sponsor's and Sweepstakes Administrator's decisions, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes.

SPONSOR: JetBlue Airways Corporation, located at 27-01 Queens Plaza North, Long Island City, NY 11101 (hereafter, “Sponsor,” “JetBlue” or “JetBlue Airways”).

PROMOTIONAL PARTNER: American Museum of Natural History located at Central Park West 79th Street, New York, NY  10024.

PROMOTION PERIOD: The Sweepstakes begins on June 1, 2017 at 12:00 AM Eastern Time (“ET”) and ends on July 31, 2017 at 11:59:59 PM ET (the “Promotion Period”). There are a total of two monthly (2) Entry periods during the Promotion Period (each an “Entry Period”). The Entry Periods are as follows:

Entry PeroidPurchase Transaction RequiredFree Mail Entry
Postmark Date
Free Mail Entry
Postmark Date
 #1  June 1, 2017 through June 30, 2017 June 30, 2017  July 7, 2017
 #2 July 1, 2017 through July 31, 2017   July 31, 2017  August 7, 2017

TWO (2) WAYS TO ENTER:  A) Online Purchase Ticket To The American Museum Of Natural History: During a designated Entry Period, you will automatically receive one (1) entry into the Sweepstakes when you: (i) purchase ticket(s) to the America Museum of Natural History; Cuba Exhibit in a single online purchase transaction; or (ii) AMNH Members: log on to your online profile to access the general complimentary admission, secure online reservations or secure exhibition tickets at any AMNH membership desk. Only online transactions made during an Entry Period are eligible for automatic entry. Limit one (1) Entry per person during each Entry Period.    If the eligible single purchase transaction or a portion thereof is returned for a refund prior to the end of a corresponding Entry Period, entrant may be disqualified, in Sponsor's sole discretion; OR B) U.S. MAIL/FREE METHOD OF ENTRY: Hand print your complete name, address including zip code, daytime and evening telephone numbers including area code and a valid e-mail address (optional) on a 3” x 5” piece of paper and mail it in an envelope with sufficient postage to: AMNH SWEEPSTAKES c/o Centra 360, 1400 Old Country Road, Suite 417, Westbury, NY 11590.  All U.S. Mail Entries must be postmarked and received by the dates stated in the chart above. For all U.S. Mail entries, enter as often as you wish, but each entry must be mailed in a separate envelope. No photocopies or mechanically reproduced entries permitted. Released Parties are not responsible for any lost, late, delayed, illegible, incomplete, undelivered, garbled, stolen, mutilated, postage due, or misdirected entries, mail or transactions. Incomplete, unreadable, inaccurate, unintelligible, or late entries or entries which otherwise do not comply with these Official Rules will be disqualified.  Sponsor's computer shall be the official timekeeper for all matters relating to this Sweepstakes. All entries become the property of the Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned. By submitting an entry, entrant agrees to abide by the Sponsor's Privacy Policy.

TRADEMARKS: All trademarks and trade names featured at and at Sponsor's social media platforms are trademarks of Sponsor ("Sponsor's Trademarks").

TWO (2) MONTHLY Random Drawings: One (1) potential Prize Winner will be selected in a Random Drawing from among all eligible entries received during each Entry Period, for a total of two (2) Random Drawings and two (2) Prize Winners. Odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible entries received for the applicable drawing. Nonwinning Entries from one Random Drawing will not be eligible for any subsequent Random Drawing. The Random Drawings will be conducted by the Sweepstakes Administrator whose decisions are final and binding in all matters related to the Random Drawings. The Random Drawings will be conducted on or about the following dates:

Entry Period #1/Random Drawing #1: on or about July 10, 2017

Entry Period #2/Random Drawing #2: on or about August 8, 2017

Winner Notification/Releases: Potential Prize Winners will be notified via email and/or phone by Sweepstakes Administrator within approximately three (3) business days following each Random Drawing Date stated herein. In order to be declared an official winner of the Sweepstakes, each potential Prize Winner is subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with these Official Rules. Each potential Prize Winner will be required to execute, notarize and return an Affidavit of Eligibility, Prize Acceptance, Liability, and, unless prohibited by law, a Publicity Release (“Release”) within fourteen (14) business days from date of notification to claim a prize. A potential Prize Winner may be disqualified if (i) required execution of winner notification materials are not received by Sweepstakes Administrator in a timely manner, (ii) a potential Prize Winner is ineligible or otherwise not in compliance with these Official Rules, or (iii) a potential Prize Winner declines his/her prize. In the event a potential Prize Winner is disqualified, an alternate prize winner will be selected in a random drawing from among all remaining eligible entries received for the corresponding Entry Period. A selected potential Prize Winner will not be an official Prize Winner until all required documentation has been returned and eligibility has been formally verified. Released Parties are not responsible for fraudulent calls or emails made to entrants or Prize Winners not by Sponsor or Sweepstakes Administrator. Each potential Prize Winner will be required to provide Sponsor with his/her Social Security number for tax purposes. The Internal Revenue Service requires Form 1099-MISC to be issued and filed for any recipient who receives a prize if the annual aggregate value of the prize received is $600 or more. Sponsor will issue a Form 1099-MISC to Prize Winners for the total fair market value of prizes received. Potential Prize Winners' names may be announced on social media pages, however a selected potential Prize Winner will not be an Official Prize Winner until all required documentation has been returned, and eligibility has been formally verified and potential Prize Winner has been notified that he/she is an official Winner.

TWO (2) PRIZES AND THEIR APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUE (“ARV”): Two (2) Winners will each receive two (2) JetBlue Travel Certificates valid for the base fare of a nonstop, roundtrip JetBlue flight (excluding taxes and fees) between New York City (JFK) and Cuba (HAV). The ARV of each Prize is $950. Total ARV of all Prizes: $1,900.  Prize Winners are solely responsible for any and all transportation and lodging (if applicable) costs required for travel between his/her city of residence and JFK International Airport in New York City. Prize Winners are also solely responsible for any and all expenses associated with prize acceptance and use in Cuba and otherwise including, but not limited to, costs for visa, all lodging, ground transportation, meals, personal incidentals, sightseeing tours and any other expenses not specified as a part of the prize stated herein as outlined in the General Prize Restrictions below.


For travel to Cuba, each passenger must comply with regulations administered by the United States Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) and is solely responsible for ensuring that his or her trip is authorized under at least one of the OFAC approved license categories, for obtaining any applicable visa, and for complying with the terms of his or her license and/or visa while in Cuba. The Released Parties are not responsible for a passenger's failure to present or provide adequate travel documentation required by the applicable laws of the territories a passenger is traveling to or from, or for a passenger's activities while in Cuba.

GENERAL PRIZE RESTRICTOINS: All taxes on the prizes are the sole responsibility of each Prize Winner. If a Prize Winner is a minor in his/her jurisdiction of residence, Prize will be awarded in the name of the Winner's parent/legal guardian who will be responsible for all applicable federal, state and local taxes on prize. The ARV of the prize set forth above represents Sponsor's good faith determination of the retail value thereof, and the actual fair market value, as ultimately determined by Sponsor, is final and binding and cannot be challenged or appealed. In the event the stated ARV of the prize is more than the actual fair market value of that prize, the difference will not be awarded in cash or otherwise. The specifics of all elements of the Prize stated herein shall be solely determined by Sponsor. No transfer or cash equivalent of any Prize allowed except as otherwise set forth herein or at Sponsor's sole discretion. Prizes may not be transferred by any other means, including but not limited to sale, barter, or trade on auction websites. Prizes may not be substituted except that Sponsor in its discretion may substitute a prize, or portion thereof, with a prize or portion of comparable or greater value if it deems necessary. Any portion of any prize not used by any winner is forfeited and no cash substitutions will be offered or permitted. Prizes being offered are provided “as is” with no warranty or guarantee either express or implied. Prize Winner assumes sole responsibility for all costs and expenses associated with any elements of the prizes not explicitly included as part of prize description, including without limitation, all federal, state and local taxes (if any). Released Parties are not responsible for Acts of God, acts of terrorism, civil disturbances, work stoppage or any other natural disaster outside their control that may cause the cancellation of any element of any prize. All prize details are at Sponsor's sole discretion.  Limit one (1) prize per person/household.

JETBLUE TRAVEL CERTIFICATE: Each JetBlue Travel Certificate is good for one-time use by one person for the base fare (excluding taxes/fees) of a nonstop, roundtrip JetBlue-operated flight between New York (JFK) and Cuba (HAV). Government taxes and fees apply to travel booked using a Certificate, are the responsibility of the passenger, and will vary based on route. For travel to Cuba, the fees payable will include Cuban government-required health insurance coverage provided by Asistur, the terms and conditions of which can be accessed from the ESICUBA opens in a PDF website.  Government taxes/fees are subject to change as required by law. Passenger must pay all applicable taxes and fees using a major credit card at the time of booking. Each passenger also is solely responsible for fees for oversized, overweight or extra baggage and fees for products/services sold separately, such as unaccompanied minor fees, MintTM seats, Even More Space seats, pet fees, in-flight movies, pillows, etc.  View baggage fees and other optional services and fees. Each passenger must pay all applicable taxes and fees using a major credit card at the time of booking. JetBlue flight schedules subject to change without notice. Certain other JetBlue restrictions and blackout dates may apply, all of which are subject to change at the sole discretion of Sponsor.  Prize Winners must possess required travel identification documents, e.g. photo identification, passport, or visa, and are solely responsible for obtaining any necessary documentation and fulfilling any necessary travel requirements prior to travel. JetBlue reserves the right to deny boarding to passengers without the proper documentation. All travel is subject to any and all restrictions instituted by the Department of Defense and/or Department of Homeland Security, as required. Other restrictions apply. Each Travel Certificate is valid for one year of issuance dated. All travel must be booked and flown within the valid dates and locations shown on the Travel Certificate. Redeemed travel is subject to availability and seats may not be available on all flights. Blackout dates apply, and travel is capacity controlled.  Schedules are subject to change without notice. Travel Certificates are not valid for use on bookings on partner airlines or code share or interline flights.  Travel certificates are also not valid for use in connection with JetBlue Getaways Vacation Packages or Cruises. Each Travel 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.  Travel Certificates are not redeemable for cash and have no cash value.  Passengers are subject and entitled to all provisions of JetBlue's Contract of Carriageopens in a PDF which opens in a PDF.

Travel Certificates 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 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 number.)  Change and cancellation restrictions and fees may apply.  Redeemed travel is not eligible for TrueBlue points.  (TrueBlue is JetBlue's loyalty program.) 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 to all JetBlue flights.

GENERAL CONDITIONS: Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel or suspend the Sweepstakes (or any portion thereof) should virus, bugs, unauthorized human intervention, or other causes corrupt administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper operation of the Sweepstakes (or any portion thereof). In the event of cancellation, Sponsor may elect to identify Prize Winner(s) and award Prize(s) by way of a Random Drawing from among all non-suspect, eligible Entries received up to the time of such cancellation or in another manner otherwise deemed fair and appropriate by Sponsor.


WAIVER OF LIABILITY AND RELEASE: By participating in the Sweepstakes and submitting an entry, each entrant waives, discharges and fully releases Released Parties from any and all liability, injury, damage or loss that may occur, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from or in connection with participation in the Sweepstakes or from the receipt or use of any prize or from any activity related to the receipt or use of any prize. By receipt of any prize, each Prize Winner agrees to release and hold harmless the Released Parties from and against any claim or cause of action, including, but not limited to, personal injury, death, or damage to or loss of property, arising out of participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt or use or misuse of any prize and assumes the risk(s) of traveling to a city other than his/her own.

PUBLICITY: Except where prohibited, Prize Winners by acceptance of a prize, grant to the Released Parties and their designees the right to publicize his/her name, city and state of residence, and entry (or any portion thereof), photograph, voice, statements and/or other likeness and prize information in any and all media now known or hereafter devised, for advertising, trade and other purposes, throughout the world, in perpetuity, in any manner, without limitation and without additional compensation, consideration, notification or permission, unless prohibited by law.

LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY: Released Parties are not responsible for stolen, late, incomplete, inaccurate, stolen, misdirected, lost, damaged, garbled, delayed, incomplete or garbled entries or email; for lost, interrupted or unavailable network, server, Internet Service Provider (ISP), website, or other connections; availability or accessibility or miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, telephone or cable transmissions, lines; or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties, or other errors or problems of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic, network, computer, typographical, printing or otherwise relating to or in connection with the Sweepstakes, including, without limitation, errors or difficulties which may occur in connection with the administration of the Sweepstakes, the processing of entries, the announcement of the prizes, functionality of the Sweepstakes Hotline or in any Sweepstakes-related materials. Released Parties are also not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by users, tampering, hacking, or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes. Released Parties are not responsible for injury or damage to participants' or to any other person's computer, wireless phone/smartphone or landline phone related to or resulting from participating in this Sweepstakes. Persons who tamper with or abuse any aspect of the Sweepstakes or attempt to undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes by cheating, deception or other unfair playing practices, or intend to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other entrant or any representative of Sponsor and/or the Released Parties, or who are in violation of these Official Rules, as solely determined by Sponsor, will be disqualified and all associated entries will be void. Any attempt to deliberately damage the content or operation of this Sweepstakes is unlawful and subject to legal action by the Sponsor, and their respective agents. Sponsor shall have the sole right to disqualify any entrant for violation of these Official Rules or any applicable laws relating to the Sweepstakes and to resolve all disputes in its sole discretion.

DISPUTES: By entering the Sweepstakes, each entrant agrees that (a) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or connected with the Sweepstakes, or the prize awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; and (b) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering the Sweepstakes, and in no event will entrant be entitled to receive attorneys' fees or other legal costs; and (c) under no circumstances will any entrant be permitted to obtain any award for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, special, incidental or consequential damages and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrants and Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of New York without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions that would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of New York. Any legal proceedings arising out of this Sweepstakes or relating to these Official Rules shall be instituted only in the federal or state courts located in the State of New York, County of New York, and the parties consent to jurisdiction therein with respect to any legal proceedings or disputes of whatever nature arising under or relating to these rules. 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 be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or illegal provision were not contained herein.

USE OF INFORMATION: The information that you provide in connection with the Sweepstakes may be used by Sponsor in accordance with its Privacy Policy, which may be updated from time to time without notice.

WINNERS LIST/OFFICIAL RULES: To obtain a list of Prize Winners (available after 9/18/2017) or a copy of the Official Rules, send a self-addressed stamped #10 envelope to: AMNH Sweepstakes, c/o Centra360, 1400 Old Country Road, #417, Westbury, NY 11590. Please specify “Winners List” OR “Official Rules” on the outer envelope. VT residents can exclude return postage for Official Rules requests. Requests must be received by 8/15/2017.

Sponsor's failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.


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