Virtual Halloween Contest Terms



  1. NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY IN ORDER TO ENTER THE SWEEPSTAKES.  The Southland Virtual Halloween Sweepstakes begins on October 1, 2020 and ends on October 29, 2020 at 12:00 p.m. PST. 
  3. Sponsor: This sweepstakes is sponsored by Southland Credit Union, 10701 Los Alamitos Blvd., Los Alamitos, CA 90720.
  4. Eligibility: The Sweepstakes is open to all individuals who are 18 years or older. Credit Union employees, officials and members of their immediate families are not eligible to participate in the Sweepstakes. Sweepstakes void where prohibited by law.  
  5. Sweepstakes Entries: When a Southland Credit Union Member visits Southland’s Halloween Entry Form website and completes the entry form with a photo, the Individual will be automatically entered. To enter without completing the entry form, the Individual may legibly hand print their name, address (including zip code), telephone number (including area code) and the words “Halloween Sweepstakes” on a 3” x 5” piece of paper or index card and mail it in an envelope to Southland Credit Union, 10701 Los Alamitos Blvd., Los Alamitos. All entries must be mailed separately and not photocopied or mechanically reproduced. All entries must be postmarked by October 29, 2020 by 12:00 p.m.  Proof of mailing does not constitute proof of delivery. Illegible entry forms will be disqualified. Once submitted, entries become the sole property of the Credit Union and will not be acknowledged or returned.   
  6. Prize Drawings: A random drawing from all eligible entries will be held monthly on October 29. Entrants may complete one (1) entry form per contest, (decorating, pumpkin carving, costumes) to be eligible to win one (1) of the contest prizes. Multiple entries submitted by the same individual for one contest will not be counted. There will be one winner chosen for each contest. Prizes are: 
  7. Consumer Disclosure: Odds of winning are based on the number of entries. Based upon the Credit Union’s estimate of 1,000 entries per contest, odds of winning a prize are:   3:1,000.
  8. Liability/General Rules:  By participating, entrant agrees to (a) the Official Rules and the decisions of the Credit Union; (b) to release, discharge and hold harmless the Credit Union, its officers, directors, employees and agents, from all claims, damages and liability arising out of participation in the Sweepstakes and the acceptance, use, misuse or possession of any prize received in this Sweepstakes; and (c) to the use of their first name, last initial and/or likeness for advertising purposes without further compensation, except where prohibited by law.  The Credit Union is not responsible for any loss, which may occur in connection with the Sweepstakes. The Credit Union is not responsible for printing or typographical errors in any sweepstakes-related materials; for stolen, lost, late, misdirected, damaged, postage-due, incomplete, or illegible entries; or for transactions that are lost, misdirected, fail to enter into the processing system, or are processed, reported, or transmitted late or incorrectly or are lost for any reason including computer, telephone, paper transfer, human malfunction or error. Prizes cannot be substituted, converted to cash, assigned, or transferred by winners.  The Credit Union reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value should the featured prizes become unavailable for any reason. The Credit Union reserves the right to disqualify entrants who fail to follow these Official Rules and regulations or who make any misrepresentations relative to the Sweepstakes and redemption of a prize. The Credit Union will report all prize winnings to the appropriate state and federal agencies as required by applicable law. Winners are responsible for all tax consequences and fees (if any) of the prizes.
  9. Claim Period: Winners will be notified via email. Winners must respond to their confirmation email within 30 days to claim their prize. Failure to claim a prize will result in a forfeit on your part. Prizes will be mailed to a physical mailing address designated by the winner. 
  10. Choice of Law: All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of entrant and the Credit Union in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the substantive laws of the State of California, USA, without regard to choice of law rules.