GCI Samsung Galaxy S5 Promotion

April 11 – June 30, 2014

Official Rules


The promotion is open to all Alaska residents, 21 years or older on the date of the contest, except the employees and immediate families (spouses and parents, siblings, and children and their spouses) of GCI, their affiliates or subsidiaries, their advertising agencies, and any other company involved with the design, production, execution, or distribution of promotion materials. For this promotion, an Alaska resident is defined as an individual having either a valid Alaska Driver’s License, proof of receipt of either a 2013 or later Alaska Permanent Fund dividend check, or a valid Alaska Voter Registration Card.  This promotion is open to Alaska residents only.  No purchase of goods or services is necessary for eligibility.

How to Participate

Alaska residents may enter to win the promotion prizes through the www.gci.com website.  Once on the site customers will fill out a form which requests First Name, Last Name, Email Address, Contact Phone number and Mailing Address.  Once that form is completed the customer will be entered into the weekly drawing.  A confirmation email will be sent to the email address they provided to notify them that they have completed the pre-order form and have been entered to win.

No purchase is necessary to be entered for the weekly drawing.

Only one email address will be accepted. Multiple entries by any individual will be eliminated by comparing name, contact phone number and mailing addresses provided. Online entries will be accepted dated through June 30, 2014 at 11:59pm.


Winners will be selected by random drawing from all entries once per week with the first drawing being on April 18th.

Entries can also be mailed to the GCI offices at 5151 Fairbanks Street Anchorage, Alaska 99503.

  • Award is:
    • 1 Samsung Galaxy S5 phone
    • Estimated retail value $699

Odds of winning a phone depend upon the number of valid entries received. The drawing will be conducted by individuals whose decisions in all matters relating to it are final. GCI reserves the right to change the start date, end date, and duration of the promotion at any time.  Entrants are only eligible to win the prize one time during this promotion.  Should their entry be selected by random for more than one week only one prize will be awarded and another entrant’s name will be drawn.

The winner will be contacted by phone and email within 2 business days of the date of the drawings.  Should the winner not be reached by phone within two (2) days, a new winner will be selected from all qualified entrants.  Changes will be posted on this web page. 

Prizes will be awarded within two business days of the Samsung Galaxy S5 inventory arriving at GCI for sale.

Award Claims

The winner will be required to show proof of age and Alaska residency as stated above and sign a written Affidavit of Eligibility, Publicity/Liability Release, and Taxpayer Identification Number. The proof of age and Alaska residency and a signed original of the Affidavit of Eligibility, Publicity/Liability Release, and Taxpayer Identification Number must be provided to GCI within ten business days of receipt of the telephone notification. Failure to comply may result in disqualification from this promotion.

Winner’s List

To obtain the names of the winners, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to: GCI S5 Promo., Attn. Marketing, 5151 Fairbanks St., Anchorage, AK 99503.

Resolution of Disputes

All entrants agree that any dispute concerning eligibility for participation in, or for the awards in this promotion, must be first submitted in writing to a panel of individuals representing GCI, whose decisions as to all matters related to the promotion shall be final. Any disputes brought must be filed within thirty (30) days of the award. All entrants agree that GCI liability to any entrant under this promotion shall not exceed ten percent of the wholesale value of the award.


By participating, entrants acknowledge and agree as follows:

    1. To be bound by these rules and acknowledge and agree that the decisions rendered on behalf of GCI are final.
    2. The winner hereby consents to the use of their names and/or likenesses by GCI for the purposes of advertising without any payment or other compensation.  Any tax liability is solely the responsibility of the winner.
    3.  Participants agree that GCI is not responsible for any physical injuries, property damage, or other damages to other physical property associated with this promotion.
    4. In the event of unavailability of the above stated awards, GCI reserves the right to substitute an award of comparable value. GCI reserves the right to correct errors in media announcement or printed materials in conjunction with this promotion.