Aurora City Sweepstakes Terms and Conditions



Win a trip to Fairbanks between March 2-7, 2022*, for two (2) including roundtrip airfare from a destination within the United States (excluding Alaska), five nights lodging, dog mushing excursion, tickets to view ice sculptures, tickets to the University of Alaska Museum of the North, tickets to the Fountainhead Antique Auto Museum and an aurora viewing tour with a local tour provided. Also included is one (1) $250 gift card and one (1) rental vehicle for the duration of time in the Fairbanks area.

*Winner and guest will be required to follow all applicable health mandates and travel requirements at the time of travel that may include, but are not limited to, COVID-19 testing and masking. In the event that travel is not advisable on March 2-7, 2022, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, travel dates will be adjusted at the Sponsor's discretion. 


No purchase or payment of any kind is necessary to enter or win the Aurora City Sweepstakes.


The estimated cash value of the Aurora City Sweepstakes is $5,250.00. No cash or other prize substitution is permitted. However, the Sponsor may permit a substitution in its discretion. Any and all prize-related expenses, including without limitation any and all federal, state, and/or local taxes shall be the sole responsibility of the Winner.


Odds of winning are determined by the number of entries. Limit one (1) entry per person or email address.


By entering the Sweepstakes, you agree to these official rules, which are a binding contract, read them carefully before entering. Without limitation, this contract includes indemnities to the promotion entities from you and a limitation of your rights and remedies.

Any violation of these official rules by the winner (at the Sponsor’s sole discretion) will result in the winner’s disqualification as the winner of the Sweepstakes and all privileges as the winner will be immediately terminated.


Entries will be accepted online starting on Thursday, August 19, 2021, and ending Tuesday, August 31, 2021. All online entries must be received by Tuesday, August 31, 2021, at 11:59 pm AKDT.


As used in these Official Rules, the following words shall have the following meanings:

Entrant: An individual who submits an entry into the Sweepstakes. In the event of the dispute as to any entry application, the authorized account holder of the email address used to register will be considered the Entrant.

The Sponsor: Fairbanks Convention and Visitors Bureau dba Explore Fairbanks, with a primary place of business at 101 Dunkel Street, Suite 101, Fairbanks, AK, 99701.

The Winner: The Entrant randomly selected by the Sponsor to receive the prize.


Entry to the Aurora City Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to individuals who are twenty-one (21) years of age or older at the time of travel. The Winner of the Sweepstakes will be age verified. No entries will be accepted from or on behalf of corporations, trusts, partnerships or other entities.

Employees of the Sponsor their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, suppliers, immediate family members, and/or those living in the same household are not eligible to enter to win in the Sweepstakes.

The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. The Sweepstakes is void where prohibited by law.


Entrants may enter the Sweepstakes by submitting an entry form provided on the ExploreFairbanks.com/auroracity webpage. The entry must be complete and fulfill all Sweepstakes requirements as specified to be eligible to win the prize. Entries that are not complete, or do not adhere to the rules or specifications herein, as determined by the discretion of the Sponsor, will not be counted.

Entrants are limited to one (1) entry per person or email address. The use of robotic, automatic, macro or programmed entries is strictly prohibited. Use of multiple email addresses, identities or devices or other attempts to circumvent these rules may result in disqualification at the sole discretion of the Sponsor.

The Sponsor is not responsible for any lost, late, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible or misdirected entry application.


The Sponsor will select one Entrant of the Sweepstakes at random. The Winner will be notified by the Sponsor on September 2, 2021. Notification will be sent to the email address used to enter the Sweepstakes. The Sponsor shall not be liable for the Winner’s failure to receive the notice due to the Winner’s security settings (e.g., spam or junk folders) or the Winner’s failure to correctly enter their email address in the entry form. The prize package, in whole or in part, is nontransferable.

If the prize is refused or is unclaimed for fifteen (15) days after notification has been sent, a new name will be drawn, and the Winner contacted. The process will be repeated until the prize is accepted.


Acceptance of the prize constitutes permission for the Sponsor to use the Winner’s name, likeness and entry for purposes of advertising and trade without further compensation, unless prohibited by law.


In the event that a virus, bug, non-authorized human intervention, fraud or other causes beyond the Sponsor’s control corrupt or affect the administration, fairness, security or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes, the Sponsor, in its sole discretion, may cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes.

In such event, the Sponsor may select the Winner from all eligible entries received prior to such cancellation, termination or suspension. The Sponsor, at its sole discretion, may disqualify any Entrant who tampers or attempts to tamper with the entry process or operation of the Sweepstakes.

Any attempt by any Entrant to deliberately damage any website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes may be a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, the Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law.


By participating in the Sweepstakes, Entrants release the Sponsor, their respective directors, officers, agents and employees from any and all liability for any claims, costs, injuries, losses or damages of any kind caused by their participation, including the unauthorized or illegal access to personally identifiable or sensitive information or the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of any prize/prize element; and acknowledge that said parties have neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty representation or guarantee, expressed or implied, in fact or in law, relative to a prize including without limitation the prize quality or availability. Neither the Sponsor nor any service providers are responsible for incorrect or inaccurate transcription of entry information, or for any human or other error, technical malfunctions, lost/delayed data or voice transmission, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, line failures of any telephone network, computer equipment, software, inability to access any online service or website, or to complete a telephone call or facsimile transaction, or any other error or malfunction, or late, lost or misdirected mail, or any injury or damage to participant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participation in this Promotion.


By entering you agree to release and hold harmless the Sponsor and its subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers and directors from any liability, illness, injury, death, loss, litigation, claim or damage that may occur, directly or indirectly, whether caused by negligence or not, from (i) Entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes and/or his/her acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of any prize or any portion thereof; (ii) technical failures of any kind, including without limitation the malfunctioning of any computer, cable, network, hardware or software; (iii) the unavailability or inaccessibility of any transmissions or telephone or Internet service; (iv) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Promotion; (v) electronic or human error which may occur in the administration of the Promotion or the processing of entries.

Further, the Sponsor assumes no responsibility for any property loss, damage or personal injury resulting from any prize won.


The Sweepstakes is governed by the laws of the United States of America and Alaska. As a condition of participating in this Sweepstakes, Entrants agree that any and all disputes which cannot be resolved between the parties and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively before a court located in Fairbanks, Alaska. Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances will an Entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental, or consequential damages, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, other than Entrant’s actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e., costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes), and Entrant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.