what you'll do
You shall not pass… up this once-in-a-lifetime trip to New Zealand! You and a friend will embark on a weeklong adventure in Middle-earth (Wellington), where you’ll live out your Lord of the Rings™ and Hobbit trilogy dreams. It’ll all start with the most important meal of the day—second breakfast—which you’ll cook with Binging with Babish’s Andrew Rea. You’ll enjoy a guided tour of the Shire on the Hobbiton™ Movie Set, complete with a dinner banquet feast. You’ll score a private tour of Weta Workshop, where you can get an up close look at the props, weapons, costumes and vehicles carefully crafted for The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit movies. And you’ll even trek through the Land of Mordor and Mount Doom on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing in Tongariro National Park (said to be one of the best single-day hikes in the world!). Did we mention the $1,000 stipend you can spend on anything you want? This will truly be the one vacation to rule them all. Flights and hotel included!
No donation or payment is necessary to enter or win this sweepstakes.
who you'll help
Action Against Hunger is a global humanitarian organization that takes decisive action against the causes and effects of hunger. Your donation will help support the launch of their emergency fund in response to COVID-19, which will scale up their health, nutrition, sanitation and hygiene efforts. They are currently mobilizing a response to the outbreak tailored to local situations and needs by coordinating with global organizations, national governments and local leaders. Action Against Hunger saves the lives of malnourished children and ensures everyone can access clean water, food, training and healthcare. Their global efforts save hundreds of thousands of lives each year, but millions of undernourished children remain in need of lifesaving treatment.
You (“Winner”) + 1 (“Guest”)
TBD, must be booked by February 24, 2021
Omaze, Inc. (“Sponsor”)
Action Against Hunger ("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, Inc. ("Prize Provider")
Details: Winner and guest will receive a 6 night/7 day trip to New Zealand and cook with Andrew Rea of Binging with Babish. Winner and guest will also receive the following activities: WETA Workshop: The Full Experience Tour, Hobbiton Evening Dinner Tour, and a Tongariro Alpine Crossing Hike Shared Tour. Flights and hotel included.
Omaze may permit Winner to receive a cash alternative prize in the amount of $9,300 (United States Dollars) in Winner’s sole discretion (the “Cash Option”). If Winner elects the Cash Option, Winner will be solely responsible for all applicable taxes.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS: Must have minimum of 3 months advance booking and is based on availability. Inclusions are subject to change and based on availability. Blackout dates may apply. NOT INCLUDED: Personal purchases, gratuities, meals and activities unless specified. Visas and Vacation Insurance also not included.
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Sweepstakes Start Date:
March 10, 2020
Deadline to Enter:
May 14, 2020 at 11:59pm PT
On or around June 3, 2020
Approximate Retail Value:
You must be at least 16 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. Odds of winning depend on the number of entries held.
Winner Confirmation Process:
Within 10 business days of campaign close, we’ll use an automated random drawing process to draw a potential winner(s) for that campaign. A confirmation process, which may include a background check, will then take place to ensure the potential winner meets the legal standards required. Winner and, if applicable, their guest(s) agree to cooperate fully with Omaze in Omaze conducting any background check(s), which includes providing information requested by Omaze including, but not limited to, full legal names and addresses. If the Prize includes meeting a celebrity, meeting a public figure, or attending a special event and any background check indicates, in Omaze’s sole discretion, that the potential winner or the potential winner’s guest(s) pose a danger to or may harm the reputation of any person or entity involved in the sweepstakes, Omaze may disqualify said winner and move on to the next randomly drawn potential winner. Pending a positive outcome of the confirmation process, an Omaze representative will notify the potential winner via email and/or phone. The potential winner must respond within the time period designated in the notification, or Omaze may move on to another randomly drawn potential winner. Before confirming a potential winner as the winner, Omaze may require the potential winner to confirm their eligibility. Once that’s done, the potential winner and guest(s) must execute and return all required documents within the time frame specified by Omaze. If you do not execute and return all required documents within the time frame specified by Omaze, you will forfeit the Prize and Omaze will move on to another randomly drawn potential winner.
Travel companions are also required to sign a liability/publicity release prior to issuance of tickets. Additionally, travel companions/guests of the winner may be subject to a background check, which may impact their ability to participate in the Prize.
NO PURCHASE, PAYMENT, OR CONTRIBUTION NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. Contributing will not improve chances of winning. Void where prohibited.
At Omaze, we believe fundraising should be about impact, not percentages. Our model allows us, in partnership with Charities Aid Foundation America (we call them CAFA), to really make a difference and disrupt the way society traditionally thinks about charitable giving.
Here’s how it works: Omaze and CAFA work together to offer incredible prizes and experiences that anyone can potentially win. You don’t have to donate to enter, but if you do, your donation to CAFA is then used to make a charitable grant to a great cause, which we love. Omaze pays for everything that’s needed to run the sweepstakes, which means the only ones taking a chance are the entrants (you!)—not the charity. The nonprofit can spend less time worrying about raising funds, and instead focus their energy on doing awesome work.
In calculating net proceeds, we first account for the hard costs, which include the grand prize and secondary prizes as well as items like content, marketing and credit card transaction fees. After those are accounted for, eighty percent of the remaining net revenue (i.e., the net proceeds) is then used by CAFA to make a grant to the designated grantee, and twenty percent of the net revenue goes to Omaze, to support the team’s work running the fundraiser. If there are multiple charities, Designated Grantees then grants of equal share are made to each Designated Grantee.
The result? Causes get a guaranteed grant with no risk and no overhead or investment, our lucky winners get awesome prizes, and everyone else gets to help a great cause and spread joy!