Vacation Giveaway Contest Rules


Eligibility: All giveaways are for U.S. residents only who are 21 years and older at time of entry. Immediate family members of the Sponsor, Mardi Gras World, and their employees (spouse, parents, children, siblings) are not eligible to participate in sweepstakes.Participation constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and Sponsor’s and Administrator’s decisions, which are final and binding in all matters related to the promotion. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.

Timing: The giveaway will end at 12:00 a.m. CST on specified day posted in original Giveaway. Mardi Gras World’s computer is the official time keeping device for this promotion.

How to Enter: During the promotion period, follow the instructions in the required official entry form online at .

Limit: One entry per unique email address. Multiple entrants can not share the same email address or household address. Use of any automated system to participate is prohibited and will result in disqualification. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible or misdirected registrations, which will be disqualified. In the event of a dispute as to any registration or play, the authorized account holder of the email address used to register will be deemed to be the registrant or player. The “authorized account holder” is the natural person assigned an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted address. Potential winners may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holder.

Choosing a Winner: Mardi Gras World Giveaway will randomly choose a winner on or around the end date specified for the promotion period. The Winner will be announced on Mardi Gras World social media properties as an public announcement. The official winner will be notified by an official email and will have seven (7) days to confirm their win and claim their prize. If the first, random winner does not respond to Mardi Gras World in the seven days they winner then forfeits their right to the prize. The prize is not eligible and Mardi Gras World will draw a second random winner. The second random winner will also have seven days to respond and claim their prize.

Prizes: All prizes are non-transferable and no substitution will be made except as provided herein at the Mardi Gras World’s sole discretion. Mardi Gras World reserves the right to substitute a prize for one of equal or greater value if the designated prize should become unavailable for any reason. Grand Prize Package includes: Winner can bring one (1) guest who also must be 21 years of age or older, $500 airfare stipend per guest ($1,000.00 total) for the Winner and their guest to purchase flights to New Orleans,LA, Four days and Four nights stay for two at the Dauphine Orleans Hotel. Check-in is on Saturday March 1st and check-out is on Wednesday March 5th, and a Ride on the Orpheus Float Lundi Gras night (Monday March 3rd) with costumes and bead throws for both Winner and guest. Winner is responsible for all taxes and fees associated with prize receipt and/or use.

Release: By receipt of any prize, winner agrees to release and hold harmless Mardi Gras World (sponsor), and their respective subsidiaries, affiliates, suppliers, distributors, advertising/promotion agencies and each of their respective parent companies and each such company’s officers, directors, employees and agents (collectively, 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 promotion or receipt or use or misuse of any prize.

General Conditions: Mardi Gras World reserves the right to suspend and/or modify any promotion if item becomes unavailable for any reason or if any other factor beyond Mardi Gras World’s reasonable control impairs the integrity or proper functioning of the sweepstakes. Mardi Gras World reserves the right to disqualify any entrant who is believe to have tampered with with entry process or who is in violation of the rules of the sweepstakes. Any attempt by any person to deliberately undermine the legitimate operation of the Giveaway may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, Mardi Gras World reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Mardi Gras World’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.

Limitations of Liability: The Released Parties are not responsible for: (1) any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by entrants, printing errors or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Promotion; (2) technical failures of any kind, including, but not limited to malfunctions, interruptions, or disconnections in phone lines or network hardware or software; (3) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Promotion; (4) technical or human error which may occur in the administration of the Promotion or the processing of entries; or (5) any injury or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrant’s participation in the Promotion or receipt or use or misuse of any prize. If for any reason an entrant’s entry is confirmed to have been erroneously deleted, lost, or otherwise destroyed or corrupted, entrant’s sole remedy is another entry in the Sweepstakes, provided that if it is not possible to award another entry due to discontinuance of the Promotion, or any part of it, for any reason, Mardi Gras World, at its discretion, may elect to hold a random drawing from among all eligible entries received up to the date of discontinuance for any or all of the prizes offered herein. No more than the stated number of prizes will be awarded. In the event that production, technical, seeding, programming or any other reasons cause more than stated number of prizes as set forth in these Official Rules to be available and/or claimed, Mardi Gras World reserves the right to award only the stated number of prizes by a random drawing among all legitimate, unawarded, eligible prize claims.