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Voyage to Antarctica on a Two-Week National Geographic Expedition
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What You'll Do
Are you ready for an adventure like no other? You and a friend are off to experience the most beautiful and exhilarating setting in the world: Antarctica! Once aboard your National Geographic ship, you’ll meet your expert team of explorers and embark on an incredible two-week-long voyage to the White Continent. With a flexible itinerary, plus a fleet of kayaks and Zodiac boats, you’ll be able to take advantage of the unexpected—hello penguin/whale/leopard seal sightings! And with a Nat Geo® photographer on board, you’ll be able to remember those unexpected moments forever. Flights, one-night hotel stay and accomodations on the ship included.
No donation or payment is necessary to enter or win this sweepstakes.
Who You'll Help
First Descents provides life-changing, outdoor adventures for young adults impacted by cancer. First Descents’ participants experience free outdoor adventure programs that empower them to climb, paddle and surf beyond their diagnosis, reclaim their lives, and connect with others doing the same. Through outdoor adventures, skills development and local adventure communities, First Descents improves the long-term survivorship of its participants.
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You (“Winner”) + 1 (“Guest”)
Expeditions available in Jan, Feb, Nov, Dec
Ushuaia, Argentina and Antarctica
Omaze, Inc. (“Sponsor”)
First Descents ("Charity")
All donations made in connection with a fundraising campaign are paid to Charities Aid Foundation of America (“CAFA”), an IRS-recognized, U.S. public charity whose mission is to make giving internationally and domestically safe, easy and effective for U.S. donors. CAFA prequalifies each Charity as an eligible recipient of CAFA grants. At the end of each fundraising campaign, so long as the Charity continues to qualify as an eligible recipient of CAFA grants, CAFA will make a grant to the Charity of the net proceeds of the fundraising campaign.
Omaze ("Prize Provider")
Details: Winner and Guest will visit Antarctica: The White Continent aboard a National Geographic expedition ship for a 14-day trip. Flights and one night at hotel included.
In lieu of accepting the Prize described herein, Winner may elect to receive a cash alternative prize in the amount of $28,125 (United States Dollars).
"Nat Geo" and "National Geographic" are registered trademarks of National Geographic Society Corporation. This sweepstakes is not endorsed, sponsored, or affiliated in any way with National Geographic Society Corporation.
Sweepstakes Start Date:
January 8, 2019
Deadline to Enter:
March 21, 2019 at 11:59pm PT
On or around April 2, 2019
Approximate Retail Value:
You must be at least 13 years old to win. Winners under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian as their Guest. Guest must be of legal age of majority in his/her jurisdiction of residence (and at least 18), unless Winner is the legal guardian of Guest and Guest is at least 5 years of age or older at the time of travel. In addition to Winner requirements (detailed below), Guest must complete and return a publicity and liability release prior to departure. If Winner is the legal guardian of Guest, Winner must execute and return all required documents on behalf of such child or legal ward.
If Winner and/or Guest reside outside the country where experience will take place, Winner and/or Guest must have current, valid passports, and be able to travel to the experience location(s). If they are unable to travel to the experience location(s), they will forfeit the prize. Winners must not be residents of Belgium, Cuba, Iran, Iraq, Italy, North Korea, Singapore, Sudan, Syria or Thailand. In certain countries, local rules and laws may restrict or prohibit the award of certain prizes or impose additional restrictions on participation. Entry is subject to all local laws. See our Sweepstakes Official Rules for more details. Employees, officers, and directors of Sponsor, Charity, or Prize Provider, and members of their immediate families and households, are not eligible to win.
Individuals may not receive more than one major/grand prize and one minor prize within the same 18 month period.
How to Enter:
Visit Omaze.com to utilize any of our methods of entry. Receive bonus entries for donations. See our Sweepstakes Official Rules for more details.
Conditional Winners will be chosen through a random selection process by Omaze or its representative. Odds of winning depend on the number of tickets held. A verification process will take place during which conditional Winners will be required to sign paperwork re-confirming their eligibility and their ability to participate on given dates. Omaze may also perform background checks, at its discretion, before an official Winner is announced.
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