Contest Rules


  1.                 Entries

No pledge contribution is necessary. Entrants may enter without pledging by submitting the form linked below, or by calling 678-553-9090.

Pledge online and enter!

To enter without a contribution, click here. PBA is not responsible for lost, late, delayed or illegible entries or requests for entries. PBA assumes no responsibility for computer system, hardware, software or program malfunctions or other errors, failures, damages, delayed computer transactions or network connections, whether human, technical or otherwise in nature, in conjunction with this contest, participation or in connection with any prize acceptance. PBA, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify any person tampering with the entry process, the operation of the website or who is otherwise in violation of the Official Rules. Entrants agree PBA has the sole right to decide all matters and disputes arising from this contest and that its decision is final and binding.


  1.                 Entry Time Period

Refer to Prizes list below.


  1.                 Contest Eligibility Criteria

Winner must be at least 18 years of age to enter. All pledge and non-pledge participation will result in a total of one entry per name per drawing. Winner’s name must match state-issued photo identification. Persons in the following categories are NOT eligible to participate: (a) persons who on or after the Start Date, were employees of APS, AETC, Public Broadcasting Atlanta, or any prize(s) providers and (b) persons who are immediate family (defined as mother, father, sister, brother, daughter, son or spouse) of any person in the preceding category, regardless of where they live; or who reside in the same household, whether related or not.


  1.                 As of October 2018, PBA reserves the right to organize and conduct contests which are: (a) limited to prospective new members; (b) limited to persons who make a donation to Public Broadcasting Atlanta during a specified period of time; (c) limited to sustaining members only; (d) limited to sustaining members who increase the amount of their monthly donations; or (e) that include all of some subset of the aforementioned groups. The rights of sustaining members otherwise remain unchanged.


  1.                 Prize

Refer to Prizes list and retail value below. Any and all prize-related expenses, plus any and all federal, state and local taxes, are the sole responsibility of the winner. Prize is non-refundable and non-transferable.


  1.                 Winner Notification and Acceptance

One winner and three backup names will be selected by a random drawing. Winner will be notified within 20 (twenty) days from the end of the pledge period via e-mail, phone number(s) and/or mailing address as provided. Winner must sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility/Liability Release, and a W-9 form. Non-compliance or failure of winners to respond or accept prize(s) within 30 (thirty) days from the date they are notified by PBA will result in the forfeiture of the prize by the winners. Winner’s name will be kept on file at PBA and is available by writing Public Broadcasting Atlanta, 740 Bismark Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30324.


  1.                 Odds

The odds of winning will be determined by the total number of eligible entries received as to each contest. All pledges and all non-pledge entries will result in a list of unduplicated names from which one winner will be randomly selected.


  1.                 Release and Indemnification

All entrants agree to be bound by the contest rules and further agree to release, indemnify and hold harmless PBA, its licensees, affiliates, successors and funders, and their respective directors, officers and employees 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 contest and receipt and use or misuse of the prize awarded.  Prize is non-transferable and cannot be exchanged for cash. There can be no substitutions for a prize. PBA may use winner’s name for publicity purposes without further compensation.


  1.                 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 PBA in connection with the contest, shall be governed by (a) The Federal Communications Act and the rules and regulations of the Federal Communications Commission; and (ii) the laws of the State of Georgia without regard to the conflicts of law principles thereof.


  1.             Prizes list and retail value



SWEEPSTAKES DRAWING: Friday, July 9, 2021

Entry Time Period:

This sweepstakes’ start date is Monday, March 1, 2021 and the end date and time is Wednesday, June 30, 2021.

Prize specs and retail value:

One winner will receive a five-night stay for two at the 4-Star hotel “La Creole Beach Hotel and Spa” worth $1,350 (one thousand three hundred and fifty dollars). Trip includes accommodations for two people for five nights (one room) at “La Créole Beach Hotel and Spa” that includes breakfast daily. Airfare for two adults from Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International to Guadeloupe Pôle Caraibe Aiport (through JFK International Airport) to be provided by JetBlue worth $2,200.00 (two thousand and two hundred dollars). All travel must be completed within a year from the date of the drawing. Any and all other prize-related expenses, plus any and all federal, state and local taxes, are the sole responsibility of the winner. Prize is non-refundable and non-transferable. Blackout dates apply.

Prize winner must be at least 21 years of age. Total Retail Value of prize: $3,550 (three thousand five hundred and fifty dollars).