Live in the Vineyard: Win VIP Tickets to the Fall 2014 Festival

From November 6-9, music aficionados and wine connoisseurs alike will gather in Napa Valley, Calif. for the 14th edition of the Live in the Vineyard festival. Set against the lush scenery of some of the world’s most celebrated wineries, multi-platinum headliners Train (whose long-awaited new album Bulletproof Picasso was released on Sept. 16) will make their anticipated return to the festival and share the stage with with acclaimed artists Matt Nathanson, Meghan Trainor, Ingrid Michaelson, Mat Kearney, Jamie Scott, The Last Internationale, Blue October, Echosmith, Scars on 45 and Bernhoft. It’s a celebration that will delight all of the senses and Billboard will bring one lucky fan* close to all of the delicious action.

You and a friend can enter to win a prize package that includes two VIP tickets to attend the festival (which includes a meet & greet with Train, the chance to see Mat Kearney perform an intimate acoustic set at Sutter Home Family Vineyards and a special brunch with Today Show health and wellness expert Joy Bauer), two roundtrip tickets on Southwest Airlines to the Bay Area, a three-night stay at the Napa River Inn, ground transportation to the Live in the Vineyard events and a VIP Live in the Vineyard gift bag with high end products.

To enter, fill out your name, address, e-mail and phone number in the form below by 11:59PM on Wednesday, October 8. We’ll contact the winners on Thursday, October 9. Good luck!

*Everyone who enters must be 21 years or older

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By entering this Promotion, entrants accept and agree to be bound by these Official Rules. Any violation of these rules may result in disqualification. All decisions of the judges regarding this Promotion are final and binding in all respects.

1. PROMOTION PERIOD Promotion begins on September 25, 2014 at 4:00 PM EST and ends on October 8, 2014 at 11:59PM EST, when all entries must be received (“Promotion Period”). The Sponsor’s computer shall be the official time-keeping device for the Promotion Period.

2. ELIGIBILITY. This sweepstakes (the “Promotion”) is only open to legal residents of the 50 United States and District of Columbia who are at least 21 years old as of the date of entry, except officers, directors, members, and employees of the Sponsor, the judging organization (if applicable), or any other party associated with the development or administration of this Promotion, and the immediate family (i.e., parents, children, siblings, spouse), and persons residing in the same household, as such individuals. This Promotion is void outside the 50 United States and the District of Columbia, and where prohibited.

3. HOW TO ENTER. Visit during the Promotion Period and follow the instructions to enter. Entrants will submit a form on to enter to win. Multiple entries are not allowed. All entries become the property of the Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned. All entrant information, including e-mail addresses, is subject to the respective Privacy Policy of the Sponsor.

4. WINNER SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION. Winner will be selected via random drawing from all eligible entries on or about October 8, 2014, (the “Drawing Date”). Any potential winner will be notified by email. If a potential winner cannot be contacted, does not respond within 48 hours from the date the Sponsor first tries to notify him/her, and/or the prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, such potential winner forfeits all rights to win the Promotion or receive the prize, and an alternate potential winner may be selected. Upon contacting a potential winner and determining that he/she has met all eligibility requirements of the Promotion, including without limitation the execution of required waivers, publicity and liability releases and disclaimers, such individual will be declared the “winner” of the Promotion.

PRIZE DESCRIPTIONS. One (1) Grand Prize will be awarded, consisting of (a) round-trip coach air transportation for two to Oakland, CA, San Francisco, CA, or Sacramento, CA (determined by Sponsor) from a major commercial airport in the continental United States, near the winner’s primary residence, as determined by Sponsor (b) three (3) nights luxury hotel accommodations at the Napa River Inn (one double occupancy room and room tax only); (c) two (2) tickets for certain acoustic concerts held at the Live in the Vineyard music festival held in Napa Valley, CA on November 7, 8, and 9, 2014; (d) two (2) meet and greet passes at Lincoln Theater on November 7, 2014 (e) two (2) passes to attend an acoustic performance at Sutter Home Winery on November 8, 2014; and (f) one LITV Gift Bag containing various prizes from participating sponsors. (TOTAL Approximate Retail Trip Value (ARV) = $3,000). All other expenses not mentioned herein, including without limitation, airline baggage fees, ground transportation, meals, additional hotel amenities, fees and gratuities, are the responsibility of the winner and traveling companion. Travel accommodations are subject to availability. Trip dates cannot be extended or changed for any reason. Certain blackout dates and material restrictions may apply. If selected, and Grand Prize winner is unable to travel on dates specified — tentatively scheduled for November 7th, 2014 through November 10th, 2014 — the selected Grand Prize winner will forfeit the prize and another winner may be selected from among eligible entries received. Actual retail value of prize depends upon location of winner and fares at time of departure, among other things. If, in the sole judgment of Sponsor, air travel is not required due to the winner’s proximity to prize location, ground transportation may be substituted for round-trip air travel. Travel companion must be at least 21 years of age as of the date of departure.

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11. WINNER LIST. For a list containing the name of the grand prize winner, send a self-addressed stamped envelope, within six (6) months of the Drawing Date, to: Stephanie Apessos Marketing Department Winner List, “ Billboard: “Live In The Vineyard Music Festival Giveaway” 770 Broadway, New York NY 10003.

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