PadreU Spring Break Giveaway

How to Enter:
To enter via Instagram: The participating Influencer and South Padre Island will post a static post about the Sweepstakes. To enter, tag three (3) friends (21 years of age or older), who you’d bring with you on the trip.

To enter via Twitter: The participating Influencer and South Padre Island will post a static post about the Sweepstakes. To enter, retweet the post to receive one entry into the Sweepstakes.

Must be 21+
Must be a US resident
Sweepstakes begins Friday, February 21, 2020 at 12:00:01 a.m. Central Time (“CT”) and ends Sunday, March 8, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. CT 

2 Winners, each bring 3 friends

Prize Package:
• Three (3) Nights’ (up to quad occupancy) hotel accommodations. Sponsor to determine the hotel at its sole discretion.
• Three (3) Beverage Tickets per day per person
• Three (3) Meal Tickets per day per person
• Boat Party (winner plus up to 3 guests)
• Padremaniac Card (winner plus up to 3 guests)


PadreU Spring Break Giveaway  Official Rules

No Purchase or payment Necessary to Enter or Win. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW OR REGULATION. ENTRANT MUST BE 21 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER (or who are at least the age of majority in their residence state) AT THE TIME OF ENTRY. You are providing your information to South Padre Island Convention & Visitors Bureau (“South Padre Island CVB”), participating Influencer, and will only be used in accordance with the Sponsor’s privacy policies (see Rule #12).

1. Eligibility: The PadreU Spring Break Giveaway(“Sweepstakes”) is open only to legal residents of the 50 U.S. states and the District of Columbia, 21 years of age or older at the time of entry (the “Entrant”). Employees, officers, directors and agents of South Padre Island CVB (“Sponsor”), Cohen-Friedberg Associates, LLC, (“Administrator”), and participating influencer, theatkinsgroup, and their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliate companies and advertising and promotion agencies and prize suppliers (collectively, “Released Parties”), as well as the immediate family (spouse, and parents, siblings, and children and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and household members of each such employee, whether or not related, are not eligible.  Subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws, and regulations. Void where prohibited.

2. Sponsor and Administrator: South Padre Island CVB, 7355 Padre Blvd., South Padre Island, TX 78597. Administrator: COHEN-FRIEDBERG ASSOCIATES, LLC, Framingham, MA 01702

3. Agreement to Official Rules: Participation constitutes Entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and Sponsor’s, Administrator’s, and participating Influencer’s decisions, which are final and legally binding in all respects.

4. A. Timing: Sweepstakes begins Friday, February 21, 2020 at 12:00:01 a.m. Central Time (“CT”) and ends Sunday, March 8, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. CT (“Sweepstakes Period“). Sponsor’s designated computer server is the official time-keeping device for Sweepstakes.

B. Winner Section and Notification: There will be one (1) drawing to award two (2) Grand Prizes (each a “Prize”) to two (2) winners (each a “Winner”).  One (1) prize will be awarded to Instagram entrants and one (1) prize will be awarded to Twitter entrants. The potential winner will be randomly selected by the respective Influencer from all eligible entries submitted in the relevant drawing, on or about Sunday, March 8, 2020 after 1:01 p.m. CT.  The potential winner will be notified by Direct Message (“DM”) from South Padre Island CVB, using the contact information provided at the time of entry. Sponsor shall have no liability for any notification that is lost, intercepted or not received for any reason. If, despite reasonable efforts, a potential winner does not respond within twenty-four (24) hours of the first notification attempt, or if prize notification is returned as unclaimed or undeliverable, such potential winner will forfeit Prize and an alternate potential winner may be selected (time permitting). If any potential winner is found to be ineligible, or if has not complied with these Official Rules or declines a Prize for any reason, such potential winner will be disqualified and at Sponsor’s discretion, an alternate potential winner may be selected (time permitting).

5. Prize/Odds of winning:

Each prize package is valid for the winner and up to three (3) of his/her guests of winner’s choice

Two (2) GRAND PRIZES (One awarded to each of the participating social media channel entrants):

South Padre Island Spring Break Prize: Each Prize winner will receive the following prize package:

Each winner will have the choice of selecting either Spring Break March 16th -19th  or March 23rd -26th, 2020.

Approximate retail value of each prize $2,000. All guests of the Prize Winner must be 21 years of age or older.

All expenses and incidental travel costs not expressly stated in the package description above, including but not limited to, ground or airline transportation, meals, incidentals, gratuities, insurance, passenger tariffs or duties, airline fees, surcharges, airport fees, service charges or facility charges, personal charges at lodging, security fees, taxes or other expenses are the responsibility solely of the Winner and his/her guest(s). Sponsor, Administrator and Prize Provider will not replace any lost, mutilated, or stolen prizes. Prizes are non-transferable, non-refundable, and no substitutions will be made except as provided herein, in the Sponsor’s sole discretion. Prize is not redeemable for cash. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a particular prize for one of comparable or greater value. Winner is responsible for any and all applicable local, state, and/or federal taxes and fees. Winner and his/her travel companion(s) are solely responsible for satisfying all legally required conditions of travel. Winner must have a valid major credit card to check-in to a hotel. 

Odds: Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received in the relevant drawing.


6. How to Enter: You may enter this Sweepstakes via Instagram or Twitter.


To enter via Instagram: The participating Influencer and South Padre Island will post a static post about the Sweepstakes. To enter, tag three (3) friends (21 years of age or older), who you’d bring with you on the trip.

To enter via Twitter: The participating Influencer and South Padre Island will post a static post about the Sweepstakes. To enter, retweet the post to receive one entry into the Sweepstakes.

Terms and conditions of Instagram and Twitter apply. Instagram and Twitter are not Sponsors of this Sweepstakes and has no obligation for the conduct of the Sweepstakes or the awarding of any prize.

LIMIT: You may entry one (1) time per person per social channel. LIMIT: One prize per person or household address.

7. Winner Requirements: Acceptance of Prize shall constitute Winner’s agreement and consent to Sponsor’s and its designees’ use of Winner’s name, city, state, likeness, photo, avatar, and/or prize information in connection with this Sweepstakes for promotional, advertising or other purposes, in any manner, worldwide, royalty-free, in any and all media now known or hereafter devised, including the Internet, without limitation and without further payment, notification, permission or other consideration, except where prohibited by law. 

The Prize Winner will be required to sign and return properly executed documents issued by the Administrator (a) an Affidavit of Eligibility; (b) an Agreement of Publicity (granting Sponsor the right to use the name and image of the Winner for advertising and promotion purposes, unless prohibited by law); (c) a liability release; and (d) a form W‑9, Taxpayer Request for Identification, to the Administrator within two (2) calendar days of attempted notification as a prerequisite for receiving the Prize. Failure to return the required documents listed above, will disqualify the potential Winner and an alternate winner may be selected (time permitting).

8. Drawing: A random drawing will be conducted South Padre Island CVB on or about Sunday, March 8, 2020 after 1:01 p.m. by the participating Influencer from all eligible entries received during the relevant drawing.

9.  Release of Liability / Conditions of Participation.

A. Transmission of Information. Released Parties are not responsible for: (1) any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by Entrant, printing, typographical or other errors or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in this Sweepstakes; (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 this Sweepstakes; (4) printing, typographical, technical, computer, network or human error which may occur in the administration of this Sweepstakes, the uploading, the processing or random selection of entries, the announcement of the prizes or in any Sweepstakes-related materials; (5) late, lost, garbled, misdirected, inaccurate, incorrect, undeliverable, damaged or stolen entries or mail; (6) costs associated with claiming or redeeming the prizes; nor (7) loss or damages resulting from an entrant’s connection to the internet via any of the websites contained herein. Released Parties are not responsible for any incorrect, mis-transcribed, misdirected or undeliverable entries, E-mail transmissions, incorrect announcements of any kind, or for any technical problems of any kind, malfunctions of computer systems, servers, providers, hardware/software, lost or unavailable network connections or failed, incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmission or any combination thereof.  Sponsor assumes no responsibility for late, lost, incomplete, inaccurate or damaged entries, or undeliverable E-mails resulting from any form of active or passive E-mail filtering by a user’s Internet service provider and/or E-mail client or for insufficient space in user’s E-mail account to receive E-mail.  Sponsor does not accept responsibility for any damage (whether material or non-material) caused to Entrants, to their computer equipment or to data which is stored on them, or to their personal, professional or commercial activities. Proof of submitting entries will not be deemed to be proof of receipt by Sponsor or Administrator.

B. Reservation of Rights. Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, suspend, and/or modify this Sweepstakes, or any part of it, if any fraud, technical failures or any other factor impairs the integrity or proper functioning of this Sweepstakes, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. If terminated, Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, determine winners from among all non-suspect, eligible entries received up to time of such action or as otherwise deemed fair and appropriate by Sponsor.  Administrator, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of this Sweepstakes or to be acting in violation of the Official Rules of this or any other promotion or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner and void all associated entries. The preceding in no way precludes Sponsor from taking other actions against such individuals so as to protect its rights. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any provision of these Official Rules in a given circumstance does not constitute the waiver of such provision.

 C. Release and Indemnity. By participating, Entrant indemnifies, releases and agrees to hold harmless the Released Parties, their parents, affiliates and subsidiaries, and other entities involved in the development / production / administration of the Sweepstakes, and the directors, officers, agents, representatives, shareholders, employees, successors and assigns of any of the above organizations, from any and all liability for loss, harm, damage, injury, cost or expense whatsoever, including without limitation, property damage, personal injury (including emotional distress), and/or death, arising from participating in the Sweepstakes, any Sweepstakes-related activity and/or acceptance, receipt, possession or use/misuse of any prize and for any claims or causes of action based on publicity rights, defamation or invasion of privacy and merchandise delivery. 

10. FORCE MAJEURE.  If, for any reason, the Sweepstakes (or any part thereof) is not capable of running as planned by reason of computer virus, bug, system malfunction, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, fire, flood, storm or other natural cataclysm, riot, strike, civil commotion, governmental regulation or any other causes beyond the control of Sponsor which, in its sole opinion, corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes (or any part thereof), Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes and conduct the Sweepstakes selecting the prize winner(s) for affected Sweepstakes Period drawing(s) from among all eligible entries received for such affected Sweepstakes Period drawing(s) prior to the action taken by Sponsor or otherwise in a manner which is fair, equitable and in accordance with these Official Rules, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion.   

11. DISPUTE RESOLUTION/GOVERNING LAW. To the fullest extent permitted by law, by participating in the Sweepstakes, you agree that: (a) any action at law or in equity arising out of or relating to these Official Rules or this Sweepstakes shall be filed exclusively in the federal or state courts of the State of Texas, and you hereby consent and submit to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction of such courts for the purposes of litigating any such action; (b) any such action shall be resolved individually, NOT as part of a class action; (c) any claims/judgments/awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred in Entrant’s entry into the Sweepstakes (if any), but NOT attorneys’ fees, special damages, punitive damages, or consequential damages of any kind (including lost wages). These Official Rules and this Sweepstakes shall be governed by the internal, substantive laws of the State of Texas, without regard to principles of choice of laws/conflict of laws of the State of Texas or of any other jurisdiction.

12. Use of Data. Entrant’s Personal Information: Sponsor will be collecting personal data about Entrants online, in accordance with their privacy policies. Please review Sponsor’s privacy policy at  By participating in the Sweepstakes, Entrants hereby agree to the collection and usage of their personal information and acknowledge that they have read and accepted Sponsor’s privacy policy.

Notwithstanding the foregoing, all Entrants acknowledge that if they are chosen as a Winner, certain of their personally identifying information may be disclosed to third parties, including, without limitation, on a winner’s list. All personal information submitted as part of the Sweepstakes may be shared by and between the Released Parties and their affiliates and partners, and such affiliates and partners will use disclosed personally identifying information in accordance with their respective online privacy policies.

The Sweepstakes may be held, hosted, or promoted on social media platforms including but not limited to Twitter, Instagram, and any of its affiliated sites (The “Media Platforms”). By participating in the Sweepstakes, you hereby agree to adhere to the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and any other terms governing access to the Media Platforms, their servers, or their content. Sweepstakes is not sponsored or endorsed by the Media Platforms. Except where prohibited by law, entry and acceptance of Prize constitute permission to use winner’s name, prize won, hometown, likeness, video tape, photographs, and statements for purposes of advertising, promotion and publicity (including online posting) in any and all media now or hereafter known throughout the world in perpetuity, without additional compensation, notification or permission.

13.  Winners List: For the name of the Winners (available after 3/19/20), send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: The PadreU Spring Break Giveaway”Winners”, PO Box 2312, Framingham, MA 01703-2312, for receipt by 3/28/19. 

The use of any prize manufacturer, name or trademark in connection with any of the prizes is solely for the purpose of describing such prize and is not intended to suggest any affiliation or sponsorship.