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(1) Share a photo of yourself on social media while in our area visiting responsibly (picking up trash, using eco-friendly transportation, using non-aerosol sunscreen, etc.)
(2) Use #LoveItLikeALocal
(3) Use the tag @Visit_Bradenton

Prize Package

Rules & Regulations

Since the prize of this giveaway exceeds $599 you will be required to complete and submit a W9 form to the sponsor of this giveaway. 
ELIGIBILITY:  This Giveaway is open only to legal residents of the U.S. and Canada who are 21 years of age or older, at time of entry. Void in Alaska, Guam, Hawaii, New York, Colorado, Puerto Rico & Rhode Island and where prohibited by law. Giveaway is subject to federal, state and local law. Employees of “Bradenton Area, Florida Convention & Visitors Bureau" and '' its affiliates, subsidiaries or parent companies, advertising/sales promotion agencies, judging organization and immediate families of each are not eligible to enter or win.
TIMELINE: Starts: May 3rd, 2021 Ends: September 3, 2021
Announcement: September 7th, 2021
FORM OF ENTRY: Post a picture of yourself on social media using the hashtag #LoveItLikeALocal and tagging @Visit_Bradenton. Multiple posts are allowed. Post must be published by 11:59 PM ET, September 3, 2021. Information collected from entrant is used only for the purpose of the prize drawings and to notify winners and will not be shared in any manner by ‘Bradenton Area, Florida Convention & Visitors Bureau’ and ‘’, or any third parties. Drawings will be held according to the schedule posted, from among all eligible entries received by an independent judging organization whose decisions are final and binding in all matters relating to this Giveaway. The winner will be notified via social media direct message or email within seven (7) days of the drawing. Potential winner will be required to sign an affidavit of eligibility and liability release and where legal, a publicity release, and Federal and State tax release, and return same, properly executed, via overnight mail, within 14 days of issuance of notification. Failure to return documents as specified, or if prize notification is returned as undeliverable, will result in the entrant being disqualified, and the prize will be awarded to a potential alternate winner. Allow 2-4 weeks for delivery of the prize. Prizes must be used according to the terms and conditions as listed for each prize on Sweepstake Official Rules or the prize will be automatically forfeited. Blackout dates and restrictions may apply. No substitution, transfer or cash alternative permitted. Entrants also consent to the use of his/her name/likeness for publicity purposes without further compensation, except where prohibited by law. Odds of winning any prize are dependent upon the number of eligible entries received. All other costs not specifically stated herein are the responsibility of the winners.
CONDITIONS OF ENTRY: By entering, entrants acknowledge compliance with these official rules, including all eligibility requirements. Use of any automated entry software is prohibited. Entrants hereby release Sponsor and its parent, affiliates, subsidiaries, divisions, advertising and promotion agencies, and all of their respective employees, directors, officers, shareholders, agents, successors and assigns (collectively "Releases"), from any claims, losses, actions, or damages, whether actual, incidental or consequential arising out of or relating to entrant's participation in this Giveaway, use or misuse of any prize. Releases and any telephone network or service providers are not responsible for late, lost, stolen, illegible, incomplete, misdirected mail, incorrect or inaccurate transcription of entry information, human, printing or other errors, technical malfunctions, lost/delayed data transmission, omission, interruption, deletion, line failures of any telephone network, computer equipment or software, inability to access any web site or online service, or any injury or damage to entrant's or any other person's computer related to or resulting from participation or downloading any materials in this Giveaway, or any other technical or other error or malfunction. Entry materials that have been tampered with or altered are void. If for any reason this Giveaway is not capable of running as planned, or if this Giveaway or any web site associated therewith (or any portion thereof) becomes corrupted or does not allow the proper playing of the Giveaway and processing of entries per these rules, or if infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, actions by entrants, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes, in Sponsor's sole opinion, corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Giveaway, Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any individual implicated in such action, and/or to cancel, modify or suspend this Giveaway or any portion thereof. In the event this Giveaway is canceled, Sponsor reserves the right to conduct a random drawing to award the prizes from among all eligible, non-suspect, entries received for the drawing prior to the time of the action or event warranting such cancellation. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEB SITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE GIVEAWAY IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS, AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES OR OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON (S) RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ATTEMPT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
NOTIFICATION OF WINNER: For the name of the winner, available after September 7, 2021 send a self-addressed stamped envelope for receipt address to:, c/ Bradenton Area, Florida Convention & Visitors Bureau, 2 E Bryan St. Savannah, GA 31420
SPONSOR: The sponsor of this Giveaway is Bradenton Area, Florida Convention & Visitors Bureau.
OPT-IN: By registering to win, the participant agrees to receive future travel or shopping information from Bradenton Area, Florida Convention & Visitors Bureau or/and
OPT-OUT: If you do not wish to receive future Giveaway mailings from, please email or write to: Customer Service, 2 E Bryan St. Savannah, GA 31420.