Spring Training Promotion

GCI / Mariners / Alaska Airlines / KTVA / Millennium Hotel Spring Training Promotion Official Rules

February 24, 2014 – March 9, 2014


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, Alaska Airlines, Seattle Mariners or Millennium Hotel, 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 2012 or later Alaska Permanent Fund dividend check, or a valid Alaska Voter’s Registration Card. No purchase of goods or services is necessary for eligibility.

How to Participate

To win, Alaskans can watch a KTVA Channel 11 newscast from Feb. 24 – March 9, 2014, for a daily code word, to be announced during a commercial break before or after the sports segment. The “code word” will be valid to be submitted at any time throughout the day for that particular “code word”. During the promotion period, a new code word will be provided each day of the campaign during the news oriented program. Contestants can also obtain the code word each evening by visiting www.ktva.com and clicking on the “Contest” tab and selecting “Win a Trip to watch the Seattle Mariners at Spring Training”. Participants will visit www.gci.com/spring, fill out a form which requests First Name, Last Name, Email Address, Contact Phone number and Mailing Address and provide the “code word” of the day. Only one entry per participant per “code word” is permitted.  Duplicate entries will be removed from consideration for the drawing.


A random drawing from eligible entries during the promotion period will be held on March 10, 2014, at 5:00 pm, Alaska Standard Time, at GCI, located at 5151 Fairbanks Street, Anchorage, Alaska.

Two sets of winners will be awarded:

  • Roundtrip airfare for two (2) from Anchorage to Phoenix, AZ
  • Two (2) tickets to a Mariner’s spring training games and access to spring training events
  • Hotel accommodations for three (3) nights at Millennium Resort & Villas Hotel
  • Enterprise rental car
  • Golf Package
  • Gift card for meals and entertainment expenses valued at $750
  • Retail value $4,000.00

Odds of being awarded the trip 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.

The winner will be contacted by phone on the date of the drawing, March 10, 2014, on/after 5:00 p.m, Alaska Standard Time, at GCI, located at 5151 Fairbanks Street, Anchorage, Alaska.  Should the winner not be reached by phone within three (3) days, a new winner will be selected from all qualified entrants.

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 name of the winner, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to: GCI Spring Mariners Give Away, Attn. Marketing, 5151 Fairbanks St., Anchorage, AK 99503.

To obtain a copy of the Rules, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to: GCI Spring – Mariner Great Trip Give Away, 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. GCI and any award provider or media partner are not responsible for late, lost, stolen, incomplete, illegible, postage due, or misdirected mail entries.
  4. Participants agree that GCI is not responsible for any physical injuries, property damage, or other damages incurred by a winner in the course of or as a result of any air travel or vehicles awarded in this promotion.

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.