Find Yourself

FIND YOURSELF ... IN THE BVI

OFFICIAL RULES, TERMS AND CONDITIONS
THE BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS TOURIST BOARD & FILM COMMISSION
“FIND YOURSELF ... IN THE BVI PROMOTION”

 

After experiencing the rigors of COVID-19 including spending time in quarantine, isolation and getting adjusted to the new normal, many persons have lost their sense of self. The Territory of the British Virgin Islands presents itself as the ideal vacation destination for guests to unwind and invites visitors and prospective visitors to “Find Yourself” in the British Virgin Islands. Two categories of guests have an opportunity to participate and win prizes: Prospective guests (guest outside of the Territory) and guests already in the Territory.

 

Prospective Guests (Guest outside of the Territory)
Post a short video or photo on Facebook or Instagram telling us how you will find yourself once you visit the British Virgin Islands #FindYourselfBVI or #FoundMyselfBVI and @BritishVirginIs and you will be automatically entered to win two (2) round-trip tickets from St. Thomas, USVI to The British Virgin Islands thanks to our friends Cape Air, and a complimentary 4-night stay (room only) at newly renovated, Coconut Breeze Villas in Cane Garden Bay, Tortola; an estimated overall value of over $2,500.

Guests in the Territory
Post a short video or photo on Facebook or Instagram telling us how you found yourself while in the British Virgin Islands #FindYourselfBVI or #FoundMyselfBVI and @BritishVirginIs and you will be automatically entered to win one branded luxury executive gift bag (One winner to be selected each week of the promotion).

1. Video
Create a short video (30 seconds max) of yourself or yourself and someone you would like to travel to The British Virgin Islands with, explaining where and how you would find yourself in the British Virgin Islands. Post the video and any accompanying text to your Facebook and Instagram page using #FindYourselfBVI or #FoundMyselfBVI and mentioning @BritishVirginIs

OR

2. Photo
Submit a photo of yourself or yourself and someone you would like to travel to The British Virgin Islands with, accompanying text to your Facebook and Instagram page using #FindYourselfBVI or #FoundMyselfBVI and mentioning @BritishVirginIs

You may tag the person whom you want to travel to the British Virgin Islands with only if that person is in the video. Be sure to make your post public.

How to Enter (Guests in the Territory):

1. Video
Create a short video (30 seconds max) of yourself or yourself and someone you are in The British Virgin Islands with, explaining where  and how you found yourself in the British Virgin Islands. Post the video and any accompanying text to your Facebook and Instagram page using #FindYourselfBVI or #FoundMyselfBVI and mentioning @BritishVirginIs.

OR

2. Photo
Submit a photo of yourself or yourself and someone you are in The British Virgin Islands with, as well as accompanying text to your Facebook and Instagram page using #FindYourselfBVI or #FoundMyselfBVI and mentioning @BritishVirginIs

Rules of Entry: No purchase necessary to win. A purchase does not increase your chances of winning. Void where prohibited. Must be 21 years of age or older to enter. Open to legal residents in The United States, Canada, Mexico, and other participating Countries; however, this contest is void in any country, state or territory where such contests are prohibited by law and any countries restricted from entering the British Virgin Islands by COVID-19 travel protocols; except for employees and members of their households and immediate families of the Sponsor or any company involved in the promotion herein; and any entity involved in the sponsorship, development, production, implementation and distribution of any Contest as well as their respective parents, affiliates, divisions, subsidiaries and successor companies (the “Contest Entities”), and their immediate family members (and those living in the same household, whether or not related), are prohibited from participating in any Contest and do not qualify as Participants. “Immediate family members” shall include spouses, siblings, parents, children, grandparents, and grandchildren, whether as “in-laws”, or by current or past marriage, remarriage, adoption, co-habitation or other familial extension. Contestants may enter more than once, but must use only their primary Facebook account. Contestants who create or use multiple Facebook and Instagram accounts will be disqualified. Submissions from guests outside of the British Virgin Islands must be received by March 18, 2021 3pm EST. Void where prohibited by law.

 Judging Criteria: The British Virgin Islands Tourist Board & Film Commission and its advertising and promotion agencies will select 1 finalist and 4 other prize winners based on video submission creativity and compelling reason for finding themselves in the British Virgin Islands. The winner will be chosen by The British Virgin Islands Tourist Board & Film Commission. The one (1) grand prize winner (the “Grand Prize Winner”) will be selected from among all eligible entries on approximately March 22, 2021, by members of the BVI Tourist Board & Film Commission, and will be contacted on or about March 23, 2021. Decisions of Sponsor and Administrator with respect to Grand Prize Winner and other matters pertaining to the Promotion shall be final. A prospective Grand Prize Winner may be required to sign an affidavit of eligibility and release of liability and publicity (where permitted), and return same, properly executed, within five (5) days of issuance of prize notification and acceptance by winner.
If Sponsor or Administrator is unable to contact the prospective Grand Prize Winner within ten (10) days from first notification attempt, if the prospective Grand Prize Winner fails to complete and return all requested forms by the specified date, or if the prospective Grand Prize Winner fails to comply with any of the requirements, his/her prize will be forfeited and an alternate prospective Grand Prize Winner shall be selected. The odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible entries received.
The four (4) other prize winners (the “Prize Winners”) will be selected from among all eligible entries, one prize winner per week, by members of the BVI Tourist Board & Film Commission, and will be contacted on the Monday following their entry. Decisions of Sponsor and Administrator with respect to Prize Winners and other matters pertaining to the Promotion shall be final. A prospective Prize Winner may be required to sign an affidavit of eligibility and release of liability and publicity (where permitted), and return same, properly executed, within five (5) days of issuance of prize notification and acceptance by winner.

See complete contest rules, terms and conditions below:

1. Eligibility: This contest is open only to those who enter on Facebook and who are 21 years or older as of the date of entry. The Contest is only open to legal residents of The United States and Canada, Mexico, and other participating Countries; however, this contest is void in any country, state or territory where such contests are prohibited by law and any countries restricted from entering the British Virgin Islands by COVID-19 travel protocols, Employees of The British Virgin Islands Tourist Board & Film Commission, its affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, and suppliers, (collectively the “Employees”), and immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of Employees are not eligible to participate in the Contest. The Contest is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited.

2. Agreement to Rules: By participating, the Contestant (“You”) agrees to be fully unconditionally bound by these Rules, and You represent and warrant that you meet the eligibility requirements.
In addition, you agree to accept the decisions of The British Virgin Islands Tourist Board & Film Commission as final and binding as it relates to the content of this Contest.

3. Contest Period: Entries will be accepted online starting on February  18, 2021, 3pm EST and ending March 18, 2021, 3pm EST. All online entries must be received by March 15, 2021, 3pm EST

4. How to Enter:  The Contest must enter by submitting an entry on Facebook or Instagram. The entry must fulfill all Contest requirements, as specified, to be eligible to win a prize. Entries that are incomplete or do not adhere to the rules or specifications may be disqualified at the sole discretion of The British Virgin Islands Tourist Board & Film Commission. You may not enter more than once. You must provide the information requested. You may not enter more times than indicated by using multiple social media accounts, email addresses, identities, or devices in an attempt to circumvent the rules. If you use fraudulent methods or otherwise attempt to circumvent the rules, your submission may be removed from eligibility at the sole discretion of The British Virgin Islands Tourist Board & Film Commission.

5. PRIZES:
1. The Grand Prize Winner of the Contest (the “Winner”) will receive 2 round trip airline tickets  to the British Virgin Islands from St. Thomas, USVI or San Juan Puerto Rico. The Trip includes:
a. First place winner shall receive Round-trip economy class air transportation (for 2 persons) to the British Virgin Islands chosen by Sponsor from Cyril E. King International Airport, St. Thomas, USVI or Luis Munoz International Airport, San Juan, Puerto Rico;
b. First place winner shall receive 5 consecutive nights complimentary stay (room only and tax only, food and beverages extra) at a villa selected by the Sponsor.
2. The (four) Prize winners will each receive as a prize, 1 branded British Virgin Islands luxury executive gift bag.
The approximate retail value of the grand prize trip is (ARV) of $2500. Actual/appraised value may differ at time of prize award. The specifics of the prize shall be solely determined by The British Virgin Islands Tourist Board & Film Commission. No cash or other prize substitution
shall be permitted except at The British Virgin Islands Tourist Board discretion. Any and all prize-related expenses, including without limitation any and all Government, shall be the sole responsibility of Winner. No substitution of prize or transfer/assignment of prize to others or request for the cash equivalent by Winner is permitted. Acceptance of prize constitutes permission for The British Virgin Islands Tourist Board & Film Commission to use Winner’s name, likeness, and entry for purposes of advertising and trade without further compensation, unless prohibited by law. The Winner agrees to a brief video interview while in The British Virgin Islands to be used for promotional purposes.

6. Odds: The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.

7. Winner Selection and Notification: Winner will be selected by vote of The British Virgin Islands Tourist Board & Film Commission. Winner will be notified by Facebook or Instagram message and/or email if an email is supplied with the submission by participant within five (5) days following selection of Winner. The British Virgin Islands Tourist Board & Film Commission shall have no liability for Winner’s failure to receive notices due to spam, junk e-mail or other security settings or for Winner’s provision of incorrect or otherwise non-functioning contact information. If Winner cannot be contacted, is ineligible, fails to claim the prize within 10 days from the time award notification was sent, or fails to timely return a completed and executed declaration and release as required, the prize may be forfeited and an alternate Winner selected. Receipt by Winner of the prize offered in this contest is conditioned upon compliance with any and all federal, state, and local laws and regulations. ANY VIOLATION OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES BY WINNER (AT THE BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS TOURIST BOARD & FILM COMMISSION’S SOLE DISCRETION) WILL RESULT IN WINNER’S DISQUALIFICATION AS WINNER OF THE CONTEST, AND ALL PRIVILEGES AS WINNER WILL BE IMMEDIATELY TERMINATED.

8. Travel: TRAVEL MUST BE COMPLETED BETWEEN APRIL 1, 2021 TO DECEMBER 31, 2021. Actual Grand Prize value depends on cost and availability of airfare and hotel at the time of booking and travel and may be substantially higher or lower than the stated ARV. Blackout dates may apply. All Grand Prize details are at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. Grand Prize winner cannot assign or transfer the prize to another person. No cash alternative is allowed, except at the sole discretion of Sponsor. If a Grand Prize cannot be awarded due to circumstances beyond the control of Sponsor, a substitute prize of equal or greater retail value may be awarded. If the winner is unable or unwilling to accept the Grand Prize, or any portion thereof, as stated, the Grand Prize may be forfeited in its entirety at the sole discretion of Sponsor. The value of the Grand Prize represents the Sponsor’s good faith determination of the maximum retail value thereof. No refunds or credits for changes are allowed. The ARV of any prize is subject to price fluctuations in the consumer marketplace based on, among other things, any gap in time between the date the ARV is estimated for purposes of these Official Rules and the date the Grand Prize is awarded or redeemed. All other expenses and costs, not expressly listed above, including, but not limited to, taxes, tips, entertainment, transfers, food and beverage as well as seat assignment or baggage fees determined by selected airline are winner’s sole responsibility. Other restrictions may apply. Winners residing outside of the United States must obtain all visa or travel authorizations necessary to travel to the British Virgin Islands. Winners residing outside of the British Virgin Islands must comply with and adhere to any and all travel protocols for entry into the British Virgin Islands. Save for liability for death or personal injury due to negligence, winner agree that they undertake the Trip at their own risk. Winner must have valid travel documents (e.g., valid government issued photo ID and/or Passport) prior to departure. Failure to do so will result in forfeiture of Grand Prize. Sponsor will not replace any lost or stolen tickets, travel vouchers or certificates. Once travel commences, no unscheduled stopovers are permitted; if an unscheduled stopover occurs, full fare will be charged from stopover point for the remaining segments, including return, of the Trip. Sponsor is not liable for any expenses incurred as a consequence of flight cancellation/delay. All air transportation tickets are subject to the vagaries of flight variation, work stoppages and schedule or route changes. Grand Prize winner will not receive cash or any other form of compensation if actual travel costs are less than the Grand Prize ARV in these Official Rules. Sponsor reserves the right to structure the travel route, travel dates and select hotels in its sole discretion. Trip may not be combined with any other offer and travel may not qualify for frequent flyer miles.

9. Privacy: When you enter at the Facebook or Instagram, you may be asked to consent to receive promotional e-mails and reminders for upcoming promotions and information about Sponsor. Consenting to receive such e-mails is optional and does not have to be agreed to in order to be eligible to enter the Promotion and does not improve your chances of winning. In the event you consent to receive these e-mails, the use of such e-mails shall be subject to the privacy policy of Sponsor (the “Privacy Policy”), which is available at http://www.bvitourism.com/privacy-policy. Any information you submit as part of the Promotion will be treated in accordance with the Privacy Policy. Except where prohibited, participation in the Promotion constitutes your consent to Sponsor’s use of your name, likeness, entry, and state of residence for promotional purposes in any media without further payment or consideration as set forth in Section 10.

10. Rights Granted by You: By entering this content (e.g., photo, video, text, etc.), You understand and agree that The British Virgin Islands Tourist Board & Film Commission, anyone acting on behalf of The British Virgin Islands Tourist Board & Film Commission, and The British Virgin Islands Tourist Board & Film Commission’s licensees, successors, and assigns, shall have the right, where permitted by law, to print, publish, broadcast, distribute, and use in any media now known or hereafter developed, in perpetuity and throughout the World, without limitation, your entry, name, portrait, picture, voice, likeness, image, statements about the Contest, and biographical information for news, publicity, information, trade, advertising, public relations, and promotional purposes, without any further compensation, notice, review, or consent.
By entering this content, you represent and warrant that your entry is an original work of authorship, and does not violate any third party’s proprietary or intellectual property rights. If your entry infringes upon the intellectual property right of another, you will be disqualified at the sole discretion of The British Virgin Islands Tourist Board & Film Commission. If the content of your entry is claimed to constitute infringement of any proprietary or intellectual proprietary rights of any third party, you shall, at your sole expense, defend or settle against such claims. You shall indemnify, defend, and hold harmless The British Virgin Islands Tourist Board & Film Commission and any of their officers, directors, and employees from and against any suit, proceeding, claims, liability, loss, damage, costs or expense, which The British Virgin Islands Tourist Board & Film Commission may incur, suffer, or be required to pay arising out of such infringement or suspected infringement of any third party’s right, including the reasonable legal fees necessary to defend such claims.

11. Additional Terms & Conditions: The British Virgin Islands Tourist Board & Film Commission reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Contest should virus, bug, non-authorized human intervention, fraud, or other cause beyond The British Virgin Islands Tourist Board’s control corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, or proper conduct of the Contest. In such case, The British Virgin Islands Tourist Board & Film Commission may select the Winner from all eligible entries received prior to and/or after (if appropriate) the action taken by The British Virgin Islands Tourist Board & Film Commission. The British Virgin Islands Tourist Board & Film Commission reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers or attempts to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Contest or website or violates these Terms & Conditions. The British Virgin Islands Tourist Board & Film Commission has the right, in its sole discretion, to maintain the integrity of the Contest, to void votes for any reason, including, but not limited to: multiple entries from the same user from different IP addresses; multiple entries from the same computer in excess of that allowed by Contest rules; or the use of bots, macros, scripts, or other technical means for entering. Any attempt by an entrant to deliberately damage any website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Campaign may be a violation of criminal and civil laws. Should such attempt be made, The British Virgin Islands Tourist Board & Film Commission reserves the right to seek damages to the fullest extent permitted by law.

12. Limitation of Liability: All entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be returned. By entering, you agree to release, discharge, indemnify and hold harmless the Promotion Entities, and their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, their respective representatives and agents, advertising and promotion agencies, promotion partners and prize suppliers, and all of their respective affiliated companies, employees, officers, directors and shareholders, from and against all claims and damages or liability:
i) arising in connection with your participation and/or entry in the Promotion and/or their receipt or use of any prize awarded in this Promotion or due to any injuries, damages or losses to any person (including death) or property of any kind resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, misuse or use of any prize or participation in any Promotion related activity or participation in this Promotion; (ii)arising from technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to the malfunction of any computer, cable, network, hardware, or software, or other mechanical equipment; (iii) the unavailability or inaccessibility of any transmissions, telephone, or Internet service; (iv) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Promotion; (v) electronic or human error in the administration of the Promotion or the processing of entries.

13. Disputes: THIS CONTEST IS GOVERNED BY THE LAWS OF The British Virgin Islands, WITHOUT RESPECT TO CONFLICT OF LAW DOCTRINES. As a condition of participating in this Contest, participant agrees that any and all disputes that cannot be resolved between the parties and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Contest, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively before a court located in the British Virgin Islands having jurisdiction, with Venue being in the High Court of the Virgin Islands located in the Tortola, British Virgin Islands. Further, Participant agrees to accept all service by mail and waives personal service of any legal or judicial notice in any such dispute, and under no circumstances shall participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and hereby waives all rights to, punitive, incidental, or consequential damages, including reasonable attorney’s fees, other than participant’s actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e. costs associated with entering this Contest).
Participant further waives all rights to a trial by Jury and to have damages multiplied or increased.

14. Winners List: To obtain a copy of the Winner’s name or a copy of these Official Rules, mail your request along with a stamped, self-addressed envelope to: The British Virgin Islands
Tourist Board & Film Commission, PO Box 134, Road Town, Tortola, VG1110.
Requests must be received no later than March 22, 2021, 3pm, EST.

15. Sponsor: The Sponsor of the Contest is;
The British Virgin Islands Tourist Board & Film Commission
3rd Floor Geneva Place
Road Town, Tortola
VG1110

16. Facebook: The Contest hosted by The British Virgin Islands Tourist Board & Film Commission is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Facebook.

17. Instagram: The Contest hosted by The British Virgin Islands Tourist Board & Film Commission is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Instagram.

18. Entering: By entering, you, the Contestant, have expressly affirmed that you have reviewed, accepted, and agreed to all of the Official Rules as stated herein.

 

Find Yourself ... in the British Virgin Islands