• To enter the sweepstakes, complete the Discover Transit Month pledge form.
  • Pledges will be accepted from September 1, 2022, through September 30, 2022.
  • Visit www.transitva.org and fill out the sweepstakes entry form on the sweepstakes registration page.
  • Sweepstakes Sponsor does not assume responsibility for:
    • Late, lost, misdirected, damaged, incomplete, or illegible entries. 
    • Telephone, electronic, hardware, software, network, internet, or computer malfunctions, delays, or difficulties. 
    • Errors in transmission.
    • Events beyond the control of the Sweepstakes Sponsor that may impact a participant's ability to submit a registration form. 
    • Printing or typographical errors. 
  • The participant certifies that all information provided on the registration form is correct. The Sweepstakes Sponsor assumes no responsibility for false information that may result in disqualification or the inability of the participant to claim a sweepstakes prize. False information provided by a participant shall constitute a basis for disqualification or revocation of any prize awarded. 
  • Sweepstakes Sponsor reserves the right to cancel the sweepstakes if it determines that the integrity of the sweepstakes has been compromised. 
  • Limit one entry per person. 
  • Odds of winning depend on the number of pledges received. 
  • Odds of winning do not depend on the type of transit used.

The sweepstakes is open only to Virginia residents 18 years of age or older.

The following individuals are not eligible to enter or win the sweepstakes:

  • Employees, officers, directors, or other representatives of the Sweepstakes Sponsor.
  • Employees, officers, directors, or other representatives of any transit or commuter assistance agency that receives grant funding from the Commonwealth of Virginia. 
  • Immediate family members (parents, spouse, children, siblings, grandparents, grandchildren) of the individuals listed above.
  • Any person residing in the same household as the individuals listed above.
  • Two sweepstakes winners will be randomly selected — one for the Virginia Breeze Bus Lines tickets and one for the Amtrak tickets.
  • The sweepstakes winners will be notified by phone or email by October 13, 2022. 
  • If an initially selected sweepstakes winner cannot be contacted, is ineligible, refuses the prize, or fails to claim the prize by 4 p.m. on October 18, 2022, an alternate winner will be selected for that prize. The selection process will be repeated until an eligible person is selected. If no eligible winner has claimed the prize by October 31, 2022, at 4 p.m., the prize will not be awarded.
  • Before receiving the prize, the sweepstakes winner must present a valid form of identification to the Sweepstakes Sponsor.
  • Once a winner's eligibility has been validated, the winner will receive the prize in the form of voucher codes or physical tickets.
  • Each sweepstakes winner must consent to the use of their name and city of residence for publicity and commercial purposes without further compensation unless prohibited by law. 
  • The sweepstakes winners’ names will be posted on www.transitva.org.

There are two sweepstakes prizes:

  • A pair of round-trip tickets on any of the four Virginia Breeze Bus Lines routes.
  • A pair of round-trip tickets on Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train, with travel to commence at any station in Virginia with passage continuing as far north as Boston. Additional rules applying to the Amtrak ticket can be found below.*

 

Prizes will be issued by way of voucher codes or physical tickets.

  • Prizes are nontransferable, nonrefundable, and not exchangeable for cash or other prizes. 
  • Winners must report any issues, concerns, or malfunctions of voucher codes or physical tickets to the transit operator. 
  • All applicable federal, state, and local laws apply. 
  • Void where prohibited. 
  • Sweepstakes winners are responsible for any and all taxes associated with acceptance of a sweepstakes prize.
  • Sweepstakes winners accept all liabilities related to acceptance and use of the sweepstakes prize. Sweepstakes Sponsor accepts no liability or responsibility for damages, losses, or injuries of any kind resulting from acceptance or use of the sweepstakes prize. 
  • Sweepstakes Sponsor reserves the right to modify these rules for clarification purposes without affecting the terms and conditions of the sweepstakes. 
  • All sweepstakes entries will be shared with the transit agencies in the entrants’ localities. By entering the sweepstakes, participants consent to having their information shared with their local transit agency and to receiving emails, phone calls, mailings, and other materials from the transit agency.
*AMTRAK RULES

Open only to residents of the state of Virginia, who, as of the date of entry, are 18 years or older. Employees of Amtrak, its affiliates, subsidiaries, any co-sponsors and their affiliates and subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies and the immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of each are not eligible. Void where prohibited by law. Transportation award tickets have no cash value and may not be redeemed for cash, transferred or bartered. All applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. Potential winners must execute any required Affidavit of Eligibility/Release of Liability/Prize Acceptance Form within 15 days of attempted notification. Travel companions will be required to sign and return a liability release prior to traveling. Noncompliance within this time period may result in disqualification and an alternate winner may be selected. Travel is subject to availability and certain blackout dates may apply. Companions must travel together. Meal, taxes and other expenses are not included. Prize winners may purchase sleeping accommodations for rail travel at their expense. Travel must be completed within twelve months of the date notification is mailed or otherwise made. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value. Acceptance of prize constitutes permission to the sponsor and its agencies to use winner name and/or likeness for the purposes of advertising and trade without further compensation, unless prohibited by law. By participating in this promotion, entrants agree to be bound by the Official Rules and the decisions of the judges. By accepting prize, winner agrees to hold sponsors harmless against any and all claims and liability arising out of use of prize. Winner assumes all liability for any injury or damage caused, or claimed to be caused by participation in this promotion or use or redemption of any prize.