Visit Oceanside Giveaway 2022

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Visit Oceanside’s Prize Trip Terms and Conditions for Salt Lake Magazine


The Oceanside sweepstakes is sponsored by Salt Lake Magazine, 515 700 E. #3i, Salt Lake City, UT 84102 and Visit Oceanside, 928 North Coast Highway, Oceanside, CA 92054 (collectively, the “Sponsor(s)”). This Sweepstakes is void where taxed, restricted, or prohibited and is subject to all local, state, and federal laws.  By entering this Sweepstakes, each entrant accepts and agrees to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor(s), which shall be final and not subject to appeal. 


No purchase necessary to enter. The Sweepstakes is open to permanent legal U.S. residents who reside within Salt Lake Magazine’s circulation area and who are at least 18 years of age at the time of entry. Current or former employees of Salt Lake Magazine, Visit Oceanside and its subsidiaries, the other Sponsors, the other television and radio stations and multichannel video programming distributors in Salt Lake Magazine’s circulation area, their parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising or promotional agencies (including anyone who prepares and/or distributes Sweepstakes materials), and the immediate family members or persons living in the same household (whether related or not) of all the foregoing are not eligible to participate or win. The term “immediate family members” includes spouses, grandparents, parents, siblings, children and grandchildren. 


This Sweepstakes will accept entries beginning on Feb. 24, 2022, at 8 a.m. PST and ending on March 30, 2022, at 12 a.m. PST.  To enter the Sweepstakes, participants must visit Entrants must include their name, phone number, e-mail address, zip code, and date of birth and  in order to enter.  One (1) entry per person is allowed. Alternatively, or in conjunction with the online entry, participants may also enter once via Instagram @slmag. To enter, participants must follow @slmag and @visitoceanside and tag one friend that would enjoy a visit to Oceanside.   

Sponsor(s) is/are not responsible for technical or computer, telephone service outages, delays, equipment malfunctions, busy signals, hang-ups, errors or data loss of any kind, lost or unavailable connections, or late, lost, failed, illegible, incomplete, garbled or deleted entries, transmissions, or voicemails or other network or technological difficulties that may prevent an individual from completing his/her online  or social media entry, or for printing errors in any advertisement, entry form, or the rules. 

An entrant may use only one email address to submit entries during the Sweepstakes. If an entrant uses multiple email addresses to submit more than one entry per day, the entrant will be disqualified.  For entries submitted online, entries will be deemed made by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at the time of entry. The authorized account holder is the natural person who is assigned to the e-mail address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization that is responsible for assigning the e-mail address or the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. Any automated or computer-generated entries, fake or duplicate identities, spam, or improper techniques (as determined by the Sponsor(s)) will be disqualified. Any questions regarding the validity, completeness, or number of entries submitted by an individual or the identity of the authorized account holder of an e-mail address, phone number, or social media profile shall be determined by Sponsor(s) in its/their sole discretion. The Sponsor(s) reserve(s) the right to disqualify any entrant who acts in a disruptive, harassing, vulgar, or unsportsmanlike manner, as determined by the Sponsor(s) in its/their sole discretion.

Entry materials that have been tampered with or altered are void. If the Sponsor(s) determine(s), in its/their sole discretion, that there is any suspected or actual tampering with the Sweepstakes (electronic or otherwise) or if technical difficulties (e.g. infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of Sponsor(s)) compromise the security, fairness, integrity or administration of the Sweepstakes, the Sponsor(s) reserve(s) the right to void the entries at issue and/or modify, suspend, cancel or terminate the Sweepstakes and conduct a random drawing to award the prize among all eligible entries received as of the termination date. If the Sweepstakes is terminated due to tampering or technical difficulties prior to its expiration date, notice will be posted online at Sponsor(s) reserve(s) the right to disqualify any entrant that tampers with the operation of the Sweepstakes or website or violates the Official Rules of the Sweepstakes. Entries not conforming to announced entry specifications will not be acknowledged or returned.


By entering this Sweepstakes online, participants agree to Terms of Use and the Privacy Policy located at All entry information becomes the property of the Sponsor(s), and entrants grant the Station the right to distribute all of their entry information to the other Sponsor(s). By entering, entrants grant the Sponsor(s) the right to broadcast and distribute their name, image, likeness, voice, entry materials, and biographical information in any media whatsoever, for any purpose whatsoever, worldwide, in perpetuity, without any further authorization from or compensation to the entrant. The Sponsors reserve the right to reject and disqualify any submissions that do not meet the terms and conditions of these Sweepstakes rules.  

Odds of Winning

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


There will be one (1) winner in this Sweepstakes. 

The winner will receive one (1) Family Fun Vacation to Oceanside, CA, which includes the following: 

  • One (1) three-night stay in a standard guest room for up to for people (Room configuration is either one King or two Queens. Based on availability at time of booking) 
  • 4 tickets for one (1) Whale/Dolphin Watching Tour with Oceanside Adventures Luxury Cruises at Oceanside Harbor (Subject to availability, schedule and weather conditions) 
  • 4 passes for a one-hour surrey bike rental or bike rental at Wheel Fun Rentals Oceanside.
  • 4 passes for the California Surf Museum Oceanside
  • 4 passes to Oceanside Museum of Art

The approximate retail value (AVR) of the prize package is $1,200.  The actual retail value may vary depending on the number of travelers and date of travel.  Any difference between actual and stated value will not be awarded to the winner. 

A 60-day advance notice is required to book travel. Prize trip is valid for up to four (4) people. All expenses and incidental travel costs not expressly stated in the package description, including but not limited to, meals, air and ground transportation, insurance, gasoline, service charges or facility charges, personal charges at lodging, security fees, any applicable hotel and occupancy taxes, tips or otherwise are the responsibility solely of winner. Major credit card will be required at hotel check-in to cover any personal incidental expenses. Winner and guest(s) are responsible for their own transportation to and from Oceanside. The Sponsor will not replace any lost or stolen travel vouchers or certificates.

Travel restrictions, conditions and limitations may apply. No cash or other substitution, assignment or transfer of prizes permitted, except by Sponsor, who reserves the right to substitute a prize or prize component with another of comparable or greater value. Not valid with any other offer.

All travel must be completed by March 31, 2023. Accommodations are valid for Sunday to Thursday night stays only and are subject to availability and blackout dates including but not limited to major holidays.

Travel is subject to capacity controls, availability, blackout dates and certain other restrictions, all of which are subject to change. If winner is unable to travel by date indicated, prize will be forfeited.  

Sponsor(s) is/are not responsible for any weather changes or extenuating circumstances relating to a prize received. The Sponsor(s) is/are not responsible for replacing or reimbursing winners with any form of compensation for events that are delayed or canceled. All delays and cancellations are deemed beyond the control of the Sponsor(s). This includes, but is not limited to, event cancellations, trip schedule changes, flight cancellations, changes in travel arrangements, travel delays of any form and duration, game cancellations and delays, as well as all acts of nature. Sponsor(s) will not be responsible for failure to supply the prize(s) by reason of any force majeure events, such as acts of God, war, terrorist attacks, unusually severe weather, labor strikes, or other causes beyond the control of the Sponsor(s).

Winner’s guest(s) must be 18 years of age or older if not a member of winner’s immediate family and will be required to execute and return a liability/publicity release (which must also be signed by such guest’s parent or legal guardian, if minor) prior to travel. Winner and guest(s) must travel together on the same itinerary including the same departure date, destination and return date. Once hotel arrangements have been confirmed, no changes will be allowed except by Sponsor.

All results are unofficial until winner(s) is/are verified by the Sponsor(s). Prizes may not be exchanged, substituted, transferred or redeemed for other prizes by winner. Cash will not be awarded as a substitute for prize.  Prizes are awarded ‘as is’ with no guarantees or warranties as to use, merchantability, or fitness for a specific purpose, and the Sponsor(s) is/are not responsible for defective prizes. Sponsor(s) reserve(s) the right to substitute a prize in their sole discretion without an on-air or off-air announcement, in which case a prize of equal or greater value will be awarded. Other terms and conditions may apply.

Conditions for Acceptance of Prize(s)

The prize must be claimed by April 15, 2022 at 3:00 PM PST or it will be forfeited. Winner will be required to provide a valid government issued photo identification card and to execute an affidavit of eligibility and publicity and liability release prior to receiving their prize(s). The Sponsor(s) may require the winner’s guests, invitees, or travel companions to sign liability releases prior to receiving the prize. All unclaimed or rejected prizes will be forfeited. Failure by the winner to respond to The Sponsor(s) messages, calls, e-mails or other notifications will lead to forfeiture of the prize(s). Failure to completely fill out and sign all waivers, releases, or forms requested by The Sponsor(s) will result in forfeiture of the prize. Upon forfeiture of the prize, Visit Oceanside/Salt Lake Magazine has the right to award that prize to another winner. 

Payment of all federal, state and local taxes is the sole responsibility of the winner(s) and the winner(s) may receive an IRS 1099 Form or equivalent from the Sponsor(s). The Sponsor(s) will report any individual winnings over $600 (in cash or fair market value of goods or services) in a one-year period to the Internal Revenue Service.  Winner(s) is/are required to fill out any tax forms requested by the Sponsor(s) in order to receive their prize(s). 

Social Media

For contests or sweepstakes conducted or promoted on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Snapchat, or any other social media website (each a “Social Media Site” and collectively the “Social Media Sites”), the Sponsors reserve the right to void any entrant’s entry in the Sweepstakes for failure to abide by the guidelines, policies, or procedures of the applicable Social Media Site, and to delete or remove any of entrant’s related “Likes,” comments, posts, tweets, videos, photos, user generated content, or other electronic messages, communications, or submissions at their discretion. The Sponsors also reserve the right to block, ignore, report, and/or completely prevent any entrant, account, user, or profile from accessing the Sweepstakes and/or the Sponsors’ profile(s), account(s), website(s), blog(s) or handle(s). This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with the Social Media Sites. By entering this Sweepstakes, entrants agree to release and hold the Social Media Sites harmless from any or all claims, liability, damages, judgments, fines, costs, expenses related to or associated with their participation in this Sweepstakes. Entrants understand that by logging-in to the applicable Social Media Site, that they agree to comply with the Social Media Site’s Terms of Service, and that their personal information is subject to the Privacy Policies and information collection practices of the Social Media Site. Entrants agree that the Sponsors are not responsible for the collection, disclosure, transfer, or dissemination of their personal information, whether directly or indirectly, by third party advertisers, marketers, or any other transferees. For entries submitted through the Social Media Sites, the Sponsors may be limited to using the information in a manner set forth by the Social Media Sites and in no other way.

Limitation on Liability

Sponsor(s) disclaim(s) all liabilities to the winner(s) with respect to receipt and use of the prize(s). Winners and their guests or travel companions, by acceptance of their prize(s), agree to release and hold the Sponsor(s) and its/their affiliated companies, their  advertising, promotion and production agencies, and their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, shareholders, directors, employees, agents and representatives harmless from any and all liability, claims, causes of actions, damages, fines, and costs of any kind whatsoever (including reasonable attorney’s fees) which may be sustained directly or indirectly to persons or property in connection with the receipt, ownership or use of the prize or while preparing for, participating in, and/or traveling to any Sweepstakes or prize-related activity. 

Reservation of Rights

Sponsor(s) reserve(s) the right to make changes to these Official Rules in their sole discretion which will become effective upon announcement. Sponsor(s) reserve(s) the right to cancel or terminate this Sweepstakes for any reason in the event that it cannot be run or administered as intended by the Sponsor(s). Any such changes or termination will be announced on

Contact Information

For questions or more information about this Sweepstakes, please contact Visit Oceanside at 928 N. Coast Highway, Oceanside, CA 92054. For a copy of these rules, addendum, and/or list of winners please go to or send a self-addressed stamped envelope to Visit Oceanside, 928 N. Coast Highway, Oceanside, CA 92054, within sixty (60) days of the end of this Sweepstakes.

Prize Package

Family-Friendly Package for up to 4 people including:

  • Three-night stay in a standard guest room for up to four people at The Seabird Resort 
  • 4 passes for Whale/Dolphin Watch Tour with Oceanside Adventures Luxury Cruises
  • 4 Passes for bike or surrey rental at Wheel Fun Rentals 
  • 4 passes to the California Surf Museum Oceanside
  • 4 passes to Oceanside Museum of Art

Approximate value: $1,200

Contest Description

Enter to win a vacation package for up to four people to Oceanside, California, a family-friendly and welcoming beach community in San Diego that offers the quintessential Southern California coastal experience. Sandy beaches anchored by a historic pier and picturesque harbor, plus a vibrant arts and cultural district, exciting craft food and beverage scene and charming neighborhoods invite exploration and provide unlimited possibilities for fun. The Oceanside prize package includes a three-night, four-day stay at the brand-new Seabird Resort, which fronts the Oceanside Pier and boasts beautiful ocean estate architecture, an ocean view pool, relaxing spa and inventive cuisine. During your stay, you’ll enjoy a tour of the Oceanside coastline and its amazing sea life with Oceanside Adventures. Cap it all off with a cruise along the beach strand on a bike or surrey, visit to the California Surf Museum to delve into the history of California’s official sport and exploration of world-class, curated art exhibits at the Oceanside Museum of Art.


The Seabird Resort 

Opened Spring 2021, adjacent beach resorts —The Seabird Resort and Mission Pacific Hotel — bring an upscale vibe to the Oceanside coast. The new resorts are situated on 700 feet of pristine oceanfront near the historic pier and beach strand with ocean views from nearly every room. 

Boasting beautiful ocean estate architecture, The Seabird Resort is a grand beachside resort, reimagined. Every aspect of The Seabird experience embodies the quintessential Southern California estate lifestyle. Along with iconic ocean views, this classic seaside resort is beautifully refined, wonderfully indulgent, and picture perfect. The resort has 226 guest rooms, including 56 suites, an expansive pool with an indoor/outdoor living room, a contemplative library, Chef Kurtis Habecker’s inventive seasonal cuisine with ingredients sourced from San Diego’s many small farms, nearly 20,000 square feet of spectacular ocean view meeting and celebration spaces, and a world-class spa offering authentic, farm-to-sea treatments.

Oceanside Adventures Luxury Cruises

A luxury whale watching experience with daily cruises from Oceanside Harbor. The awe-inspiring dolphin and whale watching tours are two hours and include narration by an expert Captain and a certified naturalist. The vessel is a 50 foot beautifully equipped, one level, fast Catamaran built by Cooper Marine in Florida. This US Coast Guard inspected Catamaran is perfect for optimal viewing during the San Diego whale watching season; they have both covered and non-covered areas and seating throughout. Get up-close and personal with the marine life we may see minutes away from Oceanside Harbor.

California Surf Museum Oceanside

The California Surf Museum Oceanside is a visitor favorite and chronicles the exciting history of surf-related sports. In addition to its permanent collection that highlights surfboards and wave riding through the years, the museum also offers many revolving exhibits each year. In its current museum-quality space, it has acquired a rare set of archives and collections gathered over more than 30 years, comprising one of the world’s richest troves of surfing history. Museum is open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Oceanside Museum of Art

One of just 14 California cities to be designated a California Cultural District in 2017, Oceanside boasts an exciting and emerging arts and culture scene. The Oceanside Museum of Art is a cultural jewel located in downtown Oceanside with exhibitions that range from contemporary art, landscape painting and photography to neon sculpture and studio furniture.

Wheel Fun Rentals

Wheel Fun Rentals is located just below the Oceanside Pier. Rentals include traditional bikes, as well as surrey bike rentals that can accommodate the whole family. Bike along the beach strand or all the way to the Oceanside Harbor (10-minute ride).