No contribution or purchase is required to enter or win. A contribution or purchase will not increase your chances of winning. This sweepstakes is open to all legal residents of Oregon and Washington states age 18 or older unless otherwise noted. Employees of OPB, on-air hosts of KMHD, employees of PBS, NPR, PBS, or NPR member stations, and their respective household or immediate family members, are not eligible to enter. Compliance with the eligibility requirements will be determined solely by OPB. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. Void wherever prohibited or restricted by law.
How to enter
Member drive sweepstakes
Enter with a contribution: All donors who make a contribution online at www.opb.org or by calling 800-245-2346 on the dates and during the Entry Periods described below under “Prizes and Entry Periods” will be automatically entered into the sweepstakes. Entrants must provide a valid telephone number or email address. Limit of one entry per person.
Enter without a contribution: To enter without making a contribution, call 800-245-2346 or email the Member Center at email@example.com during the applicable Entry Period and ask to be entered into the drawing without making a contribution. Entrants must provide a valid telephone number, email address and mailing address.
eNews and other drawings
Follow the link provided in the applicable eNews email (the “eNews Email”) or other drawing notice on www.opb.org (the “Drawing Notice”) and submit an entry using the form linked from the eNews Email or Drawing Notice during the Entry Period described below under “Prizes and Entry Periods.”
Determination and awarding of prizes
On or around one week after the applicable Entry Period closes, OPB will select potential winners for the prize(s) described below based on all eligible entries received during the applicable Entry Period. Potential winners will be notified by email or telephone (in OPB's discretion). Any prize not timely accepted by a winner will, in OPB's sole discretion, be forfeited for future use by OPB, returned to the prize donor, or awarded to an alternate winner. If a prize notification e-mail or any prize is returned to OPB or its designated agent as undeliverable, that prize will be awarded to an alternate winner. Prize packages will be awarded on an individual basis, with no more than one prize package awarded to each entrant. All eligible entries in a Member Drive sweepstakes will remain eligible for each prize in the applicable sweepstakes unless drawn as a winner for another prize.
OPB may, in its sole discretion, choose to substitute a prize of equal or greater value in the event the offered prize is unavailable. Prizes are not redeemable for cash, exchangeable or transferable. All taxes on prizes, including but not limited to Federal, State, and local income and sales taxes, are the responsibility of the winners.
Prizes and entry periods
Member Drive Sweepstakes
First Drawing Prize:
In this drawing, three (3) winners will each receive one (1) 9th generation Apple iPad. Entries for this drawing must be received between the following hours for each consecutive drawing 1) 12:01 a.m. September 21, 2023, and 9:00 a.m. September 28, 2023; 2)12:01 a.m. September 21, 2023, and 3:00 p.m. September 28, 2023; 3) 12:01 a.m. September 21, 2023, and 6:00 p.m. September 28, 2023 (“Entry Period”). The approximate retail value of this prize is $449.00.
Second Drawing Prize:
In this drawing, one (1) winner will receive a pair of tickets to The Moth Mainstage Presented by Literary Arts December 12, 2023; a pair of tickets to Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater March 13, 2024, and a $100 gift Visa gift card. All entries for this drawing must be received 12:01 a.m. September 21, 2023, and 5:00 p.m. October 1, 2023 (“Entry Period”). The approximate retail value of this prize is $370.00.
Third Drawing Prize:
In this drawing, one (1) winner will receive a two-night stay at The Fireside Motel in either an ocean-front Osprey Room (two Queen beds) or a Great Blue Heron room (King bed and Queen Sleeper Sofa) plus customizable picnic basket. Certificate can be redeemed October 2023 through June 2024 and excludes holidays and special events. See motel for details and availability. All entries for this drawing must be received between 12:01 a.m. September 21, 2023, and 9:00 p.m. October 4, 2023 (“Entry Period”). The approximate retail value of this prize is $746.00.
Grand Prize Drawing:
In this drawing, one (1) winner will receive roundtrip domestic coach airfare for two (with a maximum total value of $1,500.00) from Portland International Airport to anywhere in the United States and a $500 Visa gift card. All entries for this drawing must be received between 12:01 a.m. September 21, 2023, and 5:00 p.m. October 7, 2023 (“Entry Period”). Tickets must be selected through OPB’s authorized travel agent by December 31, 2023. Destination may be limited by ticket availability. The approximate retail value of this prize is up to $2,000.00.
All times are in Pacific Standard Time.
eNews and other drawings
In this drawing, the number of winners designated in the eNews Email or Drawing Notice will receive the prize as described. All entries for this drawing must be received by the deadline specified in the email or Drawing Notice. Values for prizes with a fair market value greater than $0 will be included on the drawing entry form. Transfer of eNews or other drawing prizes to another individual may be allowed at the discretion of OPB and any prize drawing partner or provider.
If any prize includes travel, the actual value of the prize may vary depending on city of departure, dates and times of travel, airfare fluctuations and hotel charges at the time of travel bookings. Any costs associated with the travel prize that are not expressly stated above are excluded and are the sole responsibility of the winner and their travel companions. Such costs may include, without limitation, any ground transportation, any unspecified state or local taxes or government surcharges or fees, including, but not limited to, airport fees, trip and travel insurance and premiums, excursions, meals, drinks, charges for changing dates, and other personal expenses. Air transportation and hotel accommodations must be taken together during the same trip and cannot be used for separate trips. Winners may choose to forego air transportation or hotel accommodations and provide their own, in which case OPB will have no responsibility regarding such arrangements. Travel is subject to capacity controls, availability, holiday and other blackout dates, and certain other restrictions and conditions.
All potential winners are subject to verification by OPB, whose decisions are final and binding in all matters related to the sweepstakes. Entrants are not a winner of any prize unless and until eligibility and compliance with these Official Rules have been verified and the potential winners have been notified that verification is complete. The potential winner may be required to sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility, release of publicity and release of liability, and (if applicable) tax form W-9 to OPB.
One or more additional prize drawings may be added at OPB’s discretion during a Member Drive sweepstakes period and, if they occur, will be subject to the same rules as the prize drawings described above, except that the prize(s) may be described on-air.
Odds of winning
Odds of winning are determined by the total number of entries received and cannot be projected.
If the sweepstakes is impaired in any way for any reason, including, but not limited to fraud, virus or other technical problem, OPB may either: (a) cancel or terminate the sweepstakes; (b) suspend the sweepstakes while it investigates the impairment, then resume the promotion if the impairment is resolved; or (c) award the prize at random from among the eligible entries received up to the time of the impairment. OPB may disqualify entrants if OPB believes any entrant has violated these Official Rules or acted in an unsportsmanlike, deceptive or disruptive manner. Failure by OPB to enforce any term of these Official Rules does not constitute a waiver of that provision. If the prize becomes unavailable or infeasible to award, or if any sweepstakes is impaired or becomes impractical due to any event beyond the control of OPB, OPB may modify, shorten, suspend or cancel the sweepstakes without liability. OPB reserves the right to exclude previous sweepstakes winners from entering this or any future sweepstakes.
Release and indemnification
Participating in the sweepstakes is voluntary. Entry constitutes permission for OPB (except where prohibited by law) to use entrants’ and winners’ names, hometowns and likenesses in connection with promoting OPB without additional compensation. By entering, all entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and further agree to release, indemnify and hold harmless OPB, its licensees, affiliates, successors, funders and prize providers, and their respective directors, officers and employees (“Released Parties”) from and against all actions, causes of actions, and liability, including attorney’s fees and costs, arising out of or relating to participation in the sweepstakes and receipt and use or misuse of the prize awarded. Entrants acknowledge that the Released Parties have made no warranty, representation or guarantee, expressed or implied, relating to any prize. ALL PRIZES ARE PROVIDED AS-IS.
Choice of law
All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, entrant’s rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of OPB in connection with the contest, shall be governed by the laws of the State of Oregon without regard to the conflicts of law principles thereof.
This contest is sponsored by Oregon Public Broadcasting, 7140 S Macadam Ave., Portland, OR 97219.