GIVEAWAY: Laissez les bons temps rouler! Let the good times roll with our Mardi Gras giveaway of 6 parade grandstand tickets for Okeanos, Mid City, Thoth, and Bacchus including Arthur Hardy’s Mardi Gras Guide for 2020! Our giveaway winner will be announced on February 17! 

Terms and Conditions

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE CHANCES OF WINNING.

SPONSOR: This Sweepstakes is sponsored by Fairway Medical Center, L.L.C., more commonly known as AVALA (the “Sponsor”), located at 67252 Industry Lane, Covington, Louisiana 70433.

AGREEMENT TO OFFICIAL RULES: By participating, Entrants agree to abide by and be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding in all matters relating to the Sweepstakes. In addition, Entrants represent and warrant that they meet the eligibility requirements below. Winning a Prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.

ELIGIBILITY: Sweepstakes participation is open only to natural persons who sign up at http://www.facebook.com/avalahealth before the end of the Sweepstakes. The Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of to Louisiana, 18 years of age or older, and is void where prohibited by law. Employees, members of the medical staff, and investors of Avala, its affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, and suppliers (collectively, “Employees”) and their immediate family members and/or those living in the same household as Employees are NOT eligible to participate in the Sweepstakes or win. The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited.

CAMPAIGN PERIOD: The Sweepstakes begins at 1:00 p.m. Central Standard Time (“CST”) on January 24, 2020 and ends at 11:59:59 p.m. CST on February 17, 2020 (“Sweepstakes Period”). All entries must be received by 11:50:59 p.m. CST on February 17, 2020. Sponsor’s computer is the official time-keeping device for all Sweepstakes promotion and entries.

PRIZE: There will be one (1) Prize. The Prize has an Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of $575 USD. The Prize winner will receive six (6) grand-stand passes to the Okeano, Mid-City, Thoth and Bacchus parades scheduled for February 23, 2020, in the 540 block of St. Charles Avenue, Lafayette Square A, New Orleans, Louisiana. All costs and expenses associated with Prize acceptance and use not specified herein as being provided, including but not limited to lodging, transportation costs, meals, gratuities and other expenses incurred by accepting the Prize are the sole responsibility of the individual winner (“Winner”). The Prize is non-transferable and non-assignable, with no cash redemptions except at Sponsor’s sole and absolute discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute any Prize (or any portion thereof) with a prize of comparable or greater value at its sole and absolute discretion. Winner’s companions must be of legal age of majority in their jurisdictions of residence, unless winner is the parent or legal guardian of the companion. Mardi Gras parade dates and times are determined in the sole discretion of the parade organizations and state and local officials and may be subject to change. The terms and conditions of the tickets awarded as part of the Prize will govern in the event a parade is not held, as applicable, due to weather conditions, an act of God, an act of terrorism, civil disturbance or any other reason. Winner and his/her guest(s) agree to comply with all applicable venue regulations in connection with the Prize. Sponsor and venue operator(s) reserve the right to remove or to deny entry to Winner and/or his/her guest(s) who engage(s) in a disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person at the event.

HOW TO ENTER: Eligible Entrants can enter the Sweepstakes through the Facebook application described below. If a prospective Entrant is not already a member of Facebook, he/she may visit www.facebook.com and follow the links and instructions to become a Facebook member. Sponsor cannot guarantee that Facebook will grant you membership. Once the eligible Entrant has become an active Facebook member, they can enter the Sweepstakes by visiting: http://www.facebook.com/avalahealth (the “Facebook Page”). From the Facebook Page, Entrants will be directed to a link where they will be instructed to “like” the Facebook Page and to follow the links and instructions to complete the Sweepstakes official registration form. The registration form will require each participant to provide, among other things, their first name, last name, and valid email address. The entry must fulfill all Sweepstakes 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 Sponsor. Limit one (1) entry per person. All entries become the exclusive property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned.

ADDITIONAL ENTRY REQUIREMENTS & RESTRICTIONS: The Entrant is responsible for any applicable costs associated with the Entry. Incomplete entries, or those containing incorrect information, will be voided at the Sponsor’s sole discretion. Proof of sending or submission will not be deemed to be proof of receipt by Sponsor. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any person that submits more than maximum allowed Entries. Any personally identifiable information collected during an Entrant’s participation in this Sweepstakes will be collected by Sponsor and used by Sponsor, their respective affiliates, agents and marketers for purposes of the proper administration and fulfillment of the Sweepstakes and as otherwise described in these Official Rules.

ODDS: Odds of winning a Prize will depend on the total number of eligible entries received.

WINNER SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION: Winner will be selected by a random drawing from among all eligible entries received throughout the Sweepstakes Period. The Prize drawing will be conducted at random on or about February 17, 2020 by or under the supervision of the Sponsor whose decisions are final and binding. Prize Winner will be contacted at the email address provided at entry within five (5) days following selection of Winner and will be instructed on how to claim the Prize. Sponsor shall make a maximum of one (1) attempt to contact Winner, and Winner shall have forty-eight (48) hours from the time award notification was sent to contact Sponsor. Sponsor 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 forty-eight (48) hours 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 Sweepstakes is conditioned upon compliance with any and all federal, state and local laws and regulations. ANY VIOLATION OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES BY WINNER, IN SPONSOR’S SOLE DISCRETION, WILL RESULT IN WINNER’S DISQUALIFICATION AS WINNER OF THE SWEEPSTAKES AND ALL PRIVILEGES AS WINNER WILL BE IMMEDIATELY TERMINATED.

GENERAL CONDITIONS: If the operation or administration of this Sweepstakes is impaired or incapable of running as planned for any reason, including but not limited to (a) infection by computer virus, bugs, (b) tampering, unauthorized intervention, (c) fraud, (d) technical failures, or (e) any other causes beyond the control of the Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, the Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process, and to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes in whole or in part, at any time, without notice and award the Prize(s) using all non-suspect eligible entries received as of, or after (if applicable) this cancellation, termination, modification or suspension date, or in any manner that is fair and equitable and best conforms to the spirit of these Official Rules. Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual deemed to be (a) tampering or attempting to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes; or (b) acting in violation of these Official Rules. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to maintain the integrity of the Sweepstakes, to void entries for any reason, including, but not limited to, multiple entries from the same computer in excess of that allowed by Sweepstakes rules, multiple entries from the same user from different IP addresses, or the use of bots, macros, scripts, or other technical means for entering. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES OR OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON(S) RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ATTEMPT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. Failure by the Sponsor to enforce any provision of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision. In the event of a dispute as to the identity of the winner based on an e-mail address or Facebook account, the winning entry will be declared by the authorized account holder of the Facebook account used at time of entry. “Authorized account holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned to a Facebook account by the on-line service provider or other organization (e.g., business, educational, institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning accounts.

RELEASE AND LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY: By participating in the Sweepstakes, Entrants agree to release and hold harmless the Sponsor, Facebook, Inc., Mardi Gras Hospitality, LLC, and any affiliated partners or spokespersons, their respective employees, officers, directors, subsidiaries, affiliates, distributors, sales representatives, advertising and promotional agencies (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from and against any claim or cause of action arising out of participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt or use of any prize, including, but not limited to: (a) any technical errors that may prevent an Entrant from submitting an entry; (b) unauthorized human intervention in the Sweepstakes; (c) errors in the administration of the Sweepstakes or the processing of entries; or (e) injury, death, or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from Entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes or Winner’s acceptance, possession, use or misuse of the Prize. Released Parties assume no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries. Released Parties will not be responsible for weather conditions, Acts of God, acts of terrorism, civil disturbances, work stoppage or any other natural disaster outside their control that may cause the cancellation or postponement of any event. Entrant further agrees that in any cause of action, the Released Parties’ liability will be limited to the cost of entering and participating in the Sweepstakes, and in no event shall the Released Parties be liable for attorney’s fees. Entrant waives the right to claim any damages whatsoever, including, but not limited to, punitive, consequential, direct, or indirect damages. By accepting the Prize, where permitted by law, Winner grants to the Sponsor and those acting pursuant to the authority of Sponsor (which grant will be confirmed in writing upon Sponsor’s request), the right to print, publish, broadcast and use worldwide IN ALL MEDIA without limitation at any time Winner’s full name, portrait, picture, voice, likeness and/or biographical information for advertising, trade and promotional purposes without further payment or additional consideration, and without review, approval or notification. Winner acknowledges that Released Parties have neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to the Prize.

PRIZE CONDITIONS: Winner is solely responsible for any/all local, state, and federal taxes associated with the receipt of the Prize. ALL EXPENSES ASSOCIATED WITH ACCEPTANCE OF A PRIZE NOT MENTIONED HEREIN ARE THE SOLE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE PRIZE WINNERS. PRIZE WINNERS WILL NOT HAVE THE RIGHT TO SUBSTITUTE ANOTHER PRIZE PACKAGE. ANY DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE STATED ACTUAL RETAIL VALUE OF ANY PRIZE AND THE ACTUAL VALUE OF SUCH PRIZE WILL NOT BE AWARDED. ANY UNCLAIMED PRIZE WILL NOT BE AWARDED. Event tickets awarded as prizes may not be resold or offered for resale. Any such resale may result in disqualification and Prize forfeiture and may invalidate the license granted by the event ticket(s).

USE OF DATA: By participating in the Sweepstakes, Entrants hereby agree to Sponsor’s collection and usage of their personal information in accordance for purposes of operating this Sweepstakes. By liking or otherwise engaging with Sponsor’s Facebook account, Entrants agree to Sponsor’s marketing, advertising, and engaging with Entrants through Sponsor’s Facebook account to the extent permissible by Facebook guidelines.

DISPUTES: Except where prohibited, Entrants agree that any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, the Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate court located in the State of Louisiana. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, Entrants’ rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Louisiana, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Louisiana or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Louisiana.

WINNER LIST: The name of the winner will be posted on the Facebook Page shortly after February 17, 2020. Sweepstakes participation should be performed for entertainment purposes only.

FACEBOOK: Sweepstakes is hosted by Sponsor and is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Facebook, Inc. Entrants are providing information to the Sponsor, and not to Facebook.