New Mexico Tourism
3rd Annual Taste New Mexico True Sweepstakes


Sweepstakes will be held from 12:00 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) on May 1, 2017 through 11:59 p.m. ET on May 21, 2017 (“Sweepstakes Period”).

1.ELIGIBILITY:  OPEN TO LEGAL U.S. RESIDENTS RESIDING IN THE CONTIGUOUS UNITED STATES OR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA THROUGHOUT THE PROMOTION PERIOD WHO ARE 21 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER AT THE TIME OF PARTICIPATION. Potential winners may be required to provide proof of legal U.S. residency if requested by Sponsor to determine eligibility and as a condition of prize award. Employees, officers and directors of National Cable Communications, LLC (the "Sponsor"), New Mexico Tourism and their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliated companies, TV production partners, local ad sales systems, participating local advertisers, advertising and promotion agencies, promotional suppliers, and the immediate family members (spouses, siblings, children, parents and their respective spouses, regardless of where they live), or members of the same households (whether related or not) of such employees, officers and directors are not eligible to enter or win. VOID OUTSIDE THE DESIGNATED STATES AND WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.

2. TO ENTER: During the Sweepstakes Period, enter online at www. by completing the online entry form with all required information and submitting as instructed. All entries must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. ET on May 21, 2017 in order to be eligible.  Limit one (1) entry per person per email address and per household for the entire Sweepstakes Period. Entries received from a person or email address or household after the first entry received from that person or email address or household will be void. In the event of a dispute regarding the identity of the person submitting an online entry, the entry will be deemed to be submitted by the authorized account holder of the email address submitted at the time of entry and he/she must comply with these Official Rules. "Authorized account holder" means the natural person who was assigned an email address by an Internet access provider, service provider or other online organization that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address.

3. RANDOM DRAWING: On or about May 29, 2017 a random drawing will be conducted from among all eligible entries received to award two Grand Prizes (as described below) Potential winners will be notified by telephone, postal mail, email and/or express mail, at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Potential winners will be required to execute and return an affidavit of eligibility, liability release and, unless prohibited by law, publicity release within seven (7) days of date of issuance. Inability to contact potential winners within three days, the return of prize notification as undeliverable, the failure to return required documents within the time period specified, the Winner’s failure to communicate with sponsor to plan the trip in a timely fashion as determined by Sponsor, or noncompliance with these Official Rules will result in the prizes being forfeited and, at Sponsor’s discretion, prizes may be awarded to alternate winners.  Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.

4. GENERAL:  By participating, entrants agree [a] to these Official Rules and decisions of Sponsor and judges, which shall be final and binding in all respects relating to this Sweepstakes; [b] to release, discharge and hold harmless Sponsor, Prize Providers, New Mexico Tourism and their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliated companies, participating local ad sales systems, participating local advertisers, advertising and promotion agencies and promotional suppliers, and their respective directors, officers, agents, representatives and employees (collectively, the “Promotion Entities”), from any and all injuries, liability, losses and damages of any kind resulting, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from their participation in the Sweepstakes or their acceptance, use or misuse of the prize (including any travel or activity related thereto) including, without limitation, personal injury, death and property damage, and claims based on publicity rights, copyright, trademark, defamation or invasion of privacy; and, [c] to the use of their name, likeness, statements, biographical information, voice, address (city and state only) and/or photograph on a worldwide basis in perpetuity and in any and all media, now or hereafter devised, without additional compensation, permission or notification (unless prohibited by law) and agree to execute specific consent to such use if asked to do so.  If winner is 21 or older but still considered a minor in his/her state of residence, Sponsor reserves the right to award the prize in the name of his/her parent or legal guardian who will be responsible for fulfilling all requirements imposed on winner set forth herein and must accompany such winner on trip as his/her guest.  Promotion Entities are not responsible for and shall not be liable for [a] electronic, hardware or software program, network, Internet or computer malfunctions, failures, or difficulties of any kind, including without limitation, damage to participants’ systems due to entry in the Sweepstakes, server malfunction or by any human error or other errors or difficulties of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic, computer, network, typographical, printing or otherwise relating to or in connection with the Sweepstakes, including, without limitation, errors or difficulties which may occur in connection with the administration of the Sweepstakes, the processing of entries, the announcement of the prize, or in any Sweepstakes-related materials; [b] failed, incomplete, garbled or delayed computer, cable, satellite, Internet Service Provider (ISP) or telephone transmissions or telephonic communications; [c] lost, late, garbled, inaccurate, misdirected, damaged, delayed, undeliverable or incomplete entries; or [d] any condition that may cause the Sweepstakes to be disrupted or corrupted.  Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to cancel or suspend the Sweepstakes should fraud, misconduct, technical failure, viruses, bugs or other causes corrupt the administration, security or proper play of the Sweepstakes.  If terminated, Sponsor may, at its discretion, award the prize via a random drawing from among all non-suspect, eligible entries received prior to termination.  Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process, or who disrupts the administration of this Sweepstakes, who intends to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other entrant or Sponsor representative or who is otherwise in violation of these Official Rules and void all associated entries. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEB SITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS, AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO DISQUALIFY AND SEEK DAMAGES AND OTHER REMEDIES (INCLUDING ATTORNEY’S FEES) FROM ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. All entries and entry information become property of Sponsor and will not be returned.  All applicable federal, state and local regulations apply.  Entry must be made by the entrant only at the authorized website address.  Entries may not be made by any other individual or any entity, and/or originating at any other Internet website or e-mail address, including but not limited to commercial sweepstakes subscription notification and/or entering service sites.  Any individual who enters by any of the methods described above will be disqualified and all associated entries will be void.  Use of script, macro or any device to automate entry is prohibited and all associated entries will be void.  Sponsor reserves the right to substitute prize (or portion thereof) with one of comparable or greater value, at its sole discretion.  No other substitution or transfer is permitted.

By accepting the prize, Winners (and Guests) agree to hold Sponsor, New Mexico Tourism and each of their affiliates, parent, subsidiaries and employees harmless against any and all claims and liability arising out of the use of the prize or any other participation in this Sweepstakes.  Winners assume all liability for any injury or damage caused or claimed to be caused by participation in this promotion or redemption or use or misuse of any prize.  All prizes are provided “as is” and without warranty of any kind.

5. ENTRY INFORMATION:  Please note that by entering this Sweepstakes and by checking the “opt-in” boxes (as applicable), you are signifying your consent to receiving promotional and other mailings from Sponsor, participating cable providers (as applicable) and their promotional partners, with whom they may choose to share your information. Consenting to receive such mailings is optional, does not have to be agreed to in order to be eligible to enter the Sweepstakes and does not improve your chances of winning.

6. PRIZES: There will be two (2) Grand Prizes (“Grand Prizes”) awarded. Each Grand Prize winner (“Winner”) will receive a Trip for two (2) (Winner and one guest selected by Winner, the “Guest”) to New Mexico including the following:

  • Round-trip economy class airfare for two from a major gateway in the 48 contiguous United States to Santa Fe Municipal Airport, New Mexico
  • Compact car rental for three days. Pick up/drop off at Santa Fe Airport
  • 3 days, 2 nights hotel accommodations for two at Sunrise Springs Resort, A Wellness Oasis in Santa Fe (double occupancy) – The Wellness Exploration Package
    • Farm-fresh gourmet meals for two
    • Access to daily schedule of activities
    • $200 spa credit per person to be used towards winners choice of spa services
  • Cooking class for two at the Santa Fe School of Cooking
  • $200 VISA gift card that can be used at local New Mexico restaurant that had a winning Food Network Chopped chef

The Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of each Grand Prize is $4,500.00. If Grand Prize Winner(s) elects to partake in any or all portions of his/her Prize with no Guest, the Prize will be awarded to Grand Prize Winner and any remainder of the Prize will be forfeited and shall not be subject to further or alternative compensation. Similarly, if Grand Prize Winner(s) and/or Guest elect to not partake in any portions of his/her Prize, that portion of Prize will be forfeited and shall not be subject to further or alternative compensation. All elements of the Prize must be redeemed at the same time, and no changes will be permitted after confirmation of any redemption. Winner must be at least twenty-one (21) years of age in order to check into the on-site hotel.  Specific travel dates and arrangements are subject to air travel, holiday, blackout dates, and other prize and travel restrictions. Trip must be completed within one (1) year from the end-date of the promotion or Prize will be forfeited.  Reservations are subject to availability and black-out periods. Trip must be booked at least sixty (60) days prior to intended departure date. Travel dates are subject to Prize Provider and Sponsor approval.  ARV of Prize may vary depending upon the points of departure, ground transportation, and/or airline fare fluctuations; any difference between stated ARV and final ARV of Prize will not be awarded. Prize consists only of the elements expressly set forth above; no other elements or expenses (including, without limitation, insurance, meals, unspecified ground transportation, phone calls, gratuities, incidentals, souvenirs, gasoline, etc.), are included in the Prize and all such expenses are the sole responsibility of Winner.  Winner is responsible for any air travel taxes and/or expenses, including applicable departure taxes or fees, inspection charges, and security charges. Once issued, tickets are nontransferable and may not be reissued once travel has commenced. Open tickets may not be issued and stopovers are not permitted. Travel arrangements must be made through Prize Provider. All Prize elements must be redeemed at the same time. 
Grand Prize Package has no cash equivalent and may not be redeemed for cash. Grand Prize winner(s) will receive a 1099 tax form from the Sponsor for the actual retail value of the prize.

*If Winner(s) resides within a 100 mile radius of Santa Fe, NM, round-trip ground transportation to/from hotel may be provided in lieu of air transportation portion of prize package, at the discretion of Sponsor. No compensation or substitution will be provided for difference in prize value, if any. 505 Southwestern providing one (1) $1500 American Express gift card to be used in part for prize trip fulfillment for winner(s). 


7. WINNER NAMES: For the name of Winner (available after June 9, 2017) mail a hand-written request and a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: National Cable Communications, Attn: NCC Promotions, 405 Lexington Avenue 6th Floor NY, NY 10174, for receipt by June 30, 2017.

8. SPONSOR: This Sweepstakes is sponsored by National Cable Communications, LLC, 405 Lexington Avenue 6th Floor, New York, NY 10174.  Neither New Mexico Tourism nor any affiliates or subsidiaries thereof are sponsors of this Sweepstakes.

9. ADMINISTRATOR: This Sweepstakes is being administered by National Cable Communications, LLC, 405 Lexington Avenue, 6th Floor, New York, NY 10174.

10. PRIZE PROVIDERS: Land portion of the prize in Santa Fe, New Mexico is provided by 505 Southwestern; Airfare and ground transportation in Santa Fe, New Mexico is provided by National Cable Communications, LLC.