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Official Contest Rules


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 residents of Oregon and Washington states age 18 or older. Employees of OPB, volunteer on-air hosts of KMHD, employees of PBS, NPR, PBS, or NPR member stations, and corporate underwriters of OPB or KMHD, 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

Enter with a contribution: All donors who make a contribution online at or by calling 1-800-245-2346 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 1-800-245-2346 or email the Member Center at 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 Drawings

Follow the link provided in the applicable eNews email (the "eNews Email") and submit an entry using the form linked from the eNews Email 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, one (1) winner will receive a $500 gift certificate to Powell’s City of Books plus an OPB Glass Sipper Tea Infuser Mug and 2oz OPB Brand New Day Tea blend. All entries for this drawing must be received between 12:01 a.m. February 5, 2020, and 6:00 p.m. February 6, 2019 ("Entry Period"). The approximate retail value of this prize is $532.00.

Second Drawing Prize:

In this drawing, one (1) winner will receive a pair of reserved tickets to the Mark O. Hatfield Lecture Series at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall. Includes tickets to: Joanne B. Freeman March 17, 2020; Erika Lee April 28, 2020; Evan Thomas May 19, 2020; and Henry Louis Gates Jr Date TBD; copies of the books "The Field of Blood: Violence in Congress and the Road to Civil War;" "America for Americans: A History of Xenophobia in the United States;" "First: Sandra Day O’Connor;" and "Stony the Road: Reconstruction, White Supremacy, and the Rise of Jim Crow" and 32GB iPad. All entries for this drawing must be received between 12:01 a.m. February 5, 2020, and 5:00 p.m. February 9, 2020 ("Entry Period"). The approximate retail value of this prize is $754.00.

Third Drawing Prize:

In this drawing, one (1) winner will receive a $1000 gift certificate from Next Adventure. All entries for this drawing must be received between 12:01 a.m. February 5, 2020, and 6:00 p.m. February 12, 2020 ("Entry Period"). The approximate maximum retail value for this prize is $1000.00.

Grand Prize Drawing:

In this drawing, one (1) winner will receive a four-night stay at Ka’anapali Beach Hotel and roundtrip coach airfare for two (with a maximum total value of $1,200.00) to Hawai’i from Portland International Airport. Airfare must be reserved through OPB’s authorized travel agent by December 31, 2020. Some blackout dates may apply. All entries for this drawing must be received between 12:01 a.m. February 5, 2020 and 5:00 p.m. February 15, 2020 ("Entry Period"). The approximate retail value of this prize is $2,856.00.

All times are in Pacific Standard Time.

Odds Of Winning

Odds of winning are determined by the total number of entries received and cannot be projected.

General Terms

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 in 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. 


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This contest is sponsored by Oregon Public Broadcasting, 7140 SW Macadam Avenue, Portland, OR 97219.