What You'll Do
If you thought your road trips were epic before, just wait… You’ve scored the ultimate van life package: a Mercedes-Benz 4x4 Sprinter Van with a custom build worth $40,000! Plus you’ll get hooked up with a bunch of cool travel gear from top brands. We’re talking a growler and cups from Miir, a folding kayak from Oru Kayak, a stove, fridge, cook top/sink from Dometic, a cozy down blanket from Rumpl, a backpack and headlamps from Nathan Sports, a custom mattress and pillows from 2920 Sleep, and a camping table with chairs from Helinox. And once your van is ready to go, we can ship it straight to you or fly you out to Boulder, CO, so you can road-trip home along the scenic Rockies. From going on short weekend getaways to living a nomadic life on the move, wherever the road takes you, this sweet van will be there. We’ve got the taxes covered, too!
No donation or payment is necessary to enter or win this sweepstakes.
Who You'll Help
Access Fund is a national advocacy organization that protects America's outdoor climbing areas and conserves the climbing environment. Your donation will support their work to protect public lands, restore climbing areas, replace aging bolts, buy threatened climbing areas, educate responsible climbers and empower local advocates.
Omaze, Inc. (“Sponsor”)
Access Fund ("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., Run Away Van, and Oru Kayak Inc. ("Prize Provider")
Details:Winner will receive a Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 4x4 Cargo Van customized by professional upfitter; Run Away Van. In addition to the van, the winner will receive some additional outdoor-themed products.
"Mercedes-Benz" and "Sprinter" are registered trademarks of Daimler AG. This sweepstakes is not sponsored, endorsed, approved, or affiliated by Daimler AG.
Sweepstakes Start Date:
February 20, 2019
Deadline to Enter:
May 2, 2019 at 11:59pm PT
On or around May 16, 2019
Approximate Retail Value:
You must be at least 18 years old to win. Winner must reside in the continental United States of America.
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. However, an individual that enters this sweepstake and enters the “Win $10,000 to REI® and Get Ready for Your Next Adventure” sweepstake may be eligible to also win the major/grand prize of both sweepstakes if separately drawn as the winner for each sweepstake.
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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This Experience is part of a fundraising campaign for Charities Aid Foundation America (“CAF America”), which is a globally recognized United States 501(c)(3) public charity (Federal Tax ID # 43-1634280). CAF America retains exclusive control over all donations raised in this Experience.
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