Hilton Garden Inn - Washington AHL Showcase Giveaway and Promotion

Official Rules

Contest runs on December 6, 2012 and is jointly sponsored by Hilton Garden Inn Washington, D.C. (“Sponsor”) and Lincoln Holdings LLC dba Monumental Sports & Entertainment (“MSE or Sponsor). Contest is open only to legal residents of the US, 21 years of age or older, who must provide a valid government or state issued picture identification. Employees, officers, directors and representatives of Sponsor and its corporate affiliates, and those with whom such persons are domiciled, are not eligible. Void where prohibited by law. Contest subject to all federal, state and local laws.


Beginning on December 6, 2012 through April 1, 2013, all fans who are legal residents of the U.S., 21 years of age or older and attend the 2012 Washington AHL Showcase at the Verizon Center plus receive a key card at the event are automatically eligible to participate in the Hilton Garden Inn Washington DC Key Card Promotion. (i) Those eligible must take their key card to the Hilton Garden Inn Washington, D.C., located at 815 14th Street, NW, Washington, DC, 20005, and insert their key card into a special door which will be displayed at the hotel’s front desk. (ii) Each key card insertion will provide each card holder with a 10% discount off meals at the Grist Mill Restaurant located at the same property. (iii) Each eligible participant will also have the opportunity to be a Grand, Second, or Third Prize winner. Thirteen (13) key cars are programmed to open the special door. (iv)The first individual to open the door will be awarded the One (1) Grand Prize, (v) The Second and third individuals to open the door with their key cards will each be awarded one of the Two (2) Second prizes. (vi) The next Ten (10) individuals to open the door with their key cards will each be awarded one of the Ten (10) Third Prizes. All key cards must be received and inserted by 11:59 p.m. EST. on April 1, 2013.


Winners will be selected by Sponsors consistent as provided for in these Official Rules.

In Sponsors’ sole discretion, selected winners may be required to forfeit a prize and an alternate winner may be selected in accordance with these Official Rules from among the remaining eligible entries for that prize if selected winner declines or cannot accept, receive or use the prize for any reason or fails to comply with these Official Rules.

Winner must sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability and Publicity Release (each, an “Affidavit”), which among other things, releases Sponsors and others from all liability relating to the prize and participating in the Contest, confirming that he/she has complied with the Contest Official Rules, and (for selected winners) accepting the prizes as awarded. Winners must return the fully executed Affidavit to Sponsors (as directed by Sponsors). All selected winners will be required to provide Sponsors with their Social Security Numbers for tax and other administrative purposes. Winners are responsible for all federal, state and local taxes. Prizes not claimed or claimed unlawfully will not be awarded.

3. Prizes
Prizes will be awarded as determined by Sponsors in accordance with these Official Rules.

One (1) Grand Prize Winner:

  • One (1) Grand Prize Winner and one (1) guest
  • 4 nights / five days at the White Face Lodge in Lake Placid, New York
  • Roundtrip coach airfare from Baltimore Washington Airport to Albany, New York; and transportation to Lake Placid.
  • Prize value - $3,500.00

Two (2) Second Prize Winners:

  • Two (2) Second Prize Winners
  • 3 nights / 2 days at The Blue Moon Hotel in South Beach, Florida
  • Roundtrip coach airfare from Baltimore Washington Airport to Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • Prize value: $1,500.00 per couple

Ten (10) Third Prize Winners

  • Ten (10) Third Prize Winners
  • 2 night weekend stays at the HGI Washington DC Downtown
  • Includes breakfast for two, plus parking
  • Prize Value: $400.00


By participating in this Contest, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the judges, which are final and binding in all respects. By entering, each entrant agrees to release, discharge, indemnify, and hold harmless Hilton Garden Inn Washington, D.C., Lincoln Holdings LLC dba Monumental Sports & Entertainment, Lincoln Hockey LLC, Washington Capitals, Washington Sports & Entertainment LP, DC Arena LP, Verizon Center and each of its parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries and advertising and marketing agencies and each of their respective employees, officers, shareholders, directors, representatives and agents (collectively, “Releasees”) from and against any claims, damages or liability involving or arising out of system, technical or computer malfunctions, other errors of any kind whether mechanical, human, electronic or otherwise.

Sponsors reserve the right, in its sole discretion, to modify, cancel or suspend this Contest (or any portion of the Contest) should any virus, bug, computer problem or other cause or problem corrupt or inhibit the administration, security or proper operation of the Contest and, in such situation (or in the event of any type of error), to select the winner from eligible participants received prior to the action taken or in such manner as deemed fair and appropriate by Sponsors. In no event will Sponsors be liable for more than the stated number of prizes in these Official Rules. Sponsors may prohibit participant from engaging in the Contest or winning a prize if, in its sole discretion, it determines participant is attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest by cheating, hacking, deception, or other unfair practices or intending to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other participant or Sponsor’s representatives. Releasees have not made and/or are not responsible for any misrepresentation or guaranty, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to the prizes. By accepting a prize, winner agrees and acknowledges that Sponsors may use winner's name, voice, biographical data, likeness, voice and city name in any and all media throughout the universe and in perpetuity for promotional purposes without additional compensation, except where prohibited by law. By entering the Contest, participant agrees that: (1) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or connected with the Contest, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; (2) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out of pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering the Contest, but in no event will attorneys’ fees be awarded or recoverable; and (3) under no circumstances will any participant be permitted to obtain any award for, and entrant hereby knowingly and expressly waives all rights to seek, punitive, incidental or consequential damages and/or any other damages, other than actual out of pocket expenses, and/or any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased.


For the name of the prize winners, available after April 30, 2013, or a copy of these Official Rules, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: Please specify "Official Rules" or "Winners List." Hilton Garden Inn Washington, D.C. 815 14TH Street, NW, Washington, DC 20005. Requests must be received by April 15, 2013.