Saturday, May 24, 2014


Participation in the Contest constitutes full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor, which are final and binding. Winning the prize is contingent on fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.
WHO MAY ENTER: You may enter the Contest if (A) you have a valid account, (B) you are a legal resident of the fifty (50) United States, The District of Columbia, Puerto Rico or Canada (except Quebec) and (C) you are at least twenty-one (21) years of age or older at time of entry (“Entrant”).  Void in overseas U.S. territories, possessions, commonwealths and military installations (except Puerto Rico where this Contest is valid), and void in the province of Quebec.  Void where prohibited, licensed, restricted or taxed. Employees of Sponsor, as well as their immediate family members (spouse, parents, siblings, and children) and household members of each such employee, are not eligible. The Contest is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations.
ENTRY PERIOD: The Entry Period begins at 12:01 a.m. PST June 2, 2014 and ends at 11:59 p.m. PST July 11, 2014. The winners will be announced on, or around, July 14, 2014 on CastleInHawaii's Facebook® page:
Limit one entry per person/Facebook account.
HOW TO ENTER: To enter the Contest, complete these steps:

(1)  Go to and sign up where it says “join our mailing list” (you can unsubscribe after contest ends).   
      (2)  Like Gourmet Catering’s FaceBook page:
      (4) (Optional) If you have a twitter account, and follow either or both Gourmet @CateringSoCal and/or Castle @CastleInHawaii and you are the winner of the free stay, you will get a bonus: a romantic dinner for two and a tour of the red road.
      (5)  Provide your name and email address and phone number to: after you complete steps 1-3 so sponsor can contact you when you win.
      (6)  (Optional) If you are an event planner or coordinator for a business in Southern California PLEASE STATE so on the email you send! You will be invited for a free lunch to sample mouth-watering, finger-licking good BBQ!
(7) (Optional) To receive one (1) vote in favor of your Entry, you can forward the Contest to a fellow Facebook friend (the “Referred Friend”) and if the Referred Friend also submits an Entry, you will automatically receive one (1) additional vote in favor of your Entry. No referral limit!
By entering the Contest, each Entrant consents to Sponsor’s use of their names, contributed content and photographs for all legitimate business purposes in perpetuity including advertising and promotional activities without additional compensation unless prohibited by law.

Sponsor is not responsible for any failure of the Page during the Entry Period including any technical malfunction of any computer, on-line systems, servers, access providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any e-mail or review to be received on account of traffic congestion on the internet or on Facebook, or any combination thereof including any injury or damage to an Entrant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from downloading any material related to the Contest, all of which may affect a person’s ability to participate in the Contest.
Subject to Sponsor’s sole discretion, any photograph or description that incorporates elements that are lewd, offensive, vulgar, sexual in nature, involve nudity, defamatory, infringing, or otherwise considered illegal shall be removed from the Page and disqualified from the Contest.
ODDS OF WINNING: Odds of winning are based on eligible number of entries.
HOW TO WIN: There will be TWO (2) winners, one from all the likes for each Facebook Page.

BONUS: There will also be a BONUS winner of another free stay (7 nights, 8 days!) IF
a person is responsible for securing FREE NATIONAL media attention/free publicity on the Castle (i.e. a “piece” of at least one-two minutes on a national TV program such as GMA, The Today Show, CNN, etc.).  Entrant responsible (PR professionals, reporters, are all eligible) shall email of the date & time & program or network which will air the piece. After it airs, it will be necessary to get a DVD of the piece and snail mail it to Sponsor’s address listed below.

The winners will be determined by number of votes/likes received from each page "liked".
The Entrant with the highest number of votes will receive the stay. In case of a tie, a winner will be picked from those Entrants. Decision of Sponsor is final.
PRIZES: One winner will be chosen from all of the likes for GourmetCatering & one winner will be chosen from all the likes for CastleInHawaii:
Each winner will receive four nights/five days (double occupancy) at CastleInHawaii. This vacation rental stay is valued (ARV) at six hundred dollars ($600.00 USD). 
Rental Confirmation is required and winner’s details can be submitted here:
Additional nights may be purchased (in conjunction and consecutively) at half price of the nightly listed suite rate (at the time of this contest - $150).

Reservation must be booked before December 31, 2014 and stay must occur before December 31, 2015. Winner shall be responsible for all travel-related expenses including, but not limited to, transportation to and from the destination, meals, beverages, gratuities, excursions, telephone/Internet connection, incidentals, personal expenses, and travel/medical insurance.
Winner’s stay at the Castle shall be subject to all policies, which can be found here:
The winner may also be asked to write a Facebook post about their stay at the Property, and submit a minimum of two  (2) photographs from their stay at the Property.

Only the prizes specified above will be awarded. The prizes are non-transferable, with no cash redemption or equivalent. All federal, state and local income taxes, insurance, licensing, registration and title fees connected to a prize are the sole responsibility of each winner. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. Sponsor shall only be responsible for awarding the number of prizes as stated in these Official Rules.

Before staying at the Property, a winner may be asked to present a valid Photo ID and a $200 refundable security deposit. Sponsor expressly disclaims any responsibility or liability for injury or loss to any person or property relating to the delivery and/or subsequent use of the prizes awarded. Sponsor is not responsible for loss of any reservations or gift cards related to the prizes and will not replace a lost prize. Sponsor makes no representation or warranties concerning the prizes awarded.
CLAIMING PRIZE: Only properly-claimed prizes will be awarded. As a condition of winning a prize, each winner must complete any applicable forms required by Sponsor or a taxing authority within ten (10) days of receipt of prize notification.
If any correspondence sent by the Sponsor or any prize sent by the Sponsor is returned as undeliverable, the corresponding prize will be forfeited and may be awarded to an alternate winner. If a winner does not respond within ten (10) days after the Sponsor’s first attempt to contact him/her, the corresponding prize will be forfeited and may be awarded to an alternate winner. Each winner must meet the eligibility requirements set forth in these Official Rules. Should a winner make any false statement(s) in any document, on the Page, or during the entry process the winner will be required to forfeit his or her prize. An unclaimed prize may be awarded in a random drawing to be held as necessary. In the event there is a dispute of a winner’s identity, the prize will be awarded to the established authorized Facebook account holder. Any winner may be requested to provide Sponsor with proof that such winner is the authorized Facebook account holder. Sponsor may determine, in its sole discretion, whether the proof provided is sufficient. A list of winners may be obtained by sending an email to following the Entry Period.

PRIVACY:  The information gathered on  page is strictly being requested so that we may contact you regarding room availability and to speed up the reservation process if and when you decide to book a room. Under no conditions will your name, address, telephone numbers or e-mail address be sold, rented, or shared with anyone else.
By participating in the Contest you hereby agree to Sponsor’s collection and usage of your personal information as permitted by Sponsor’s privacy policy and acknowledge that you have read and accept Sponsor’s privacy policy.
REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES. By entering the Contest, you explicitly affirm, represent and warrant that (i) you have all legal right, title, and interest to the photographs uploaded on the Page and the content used to describe the photographs and that, if a minor is present in a photograph, that the Entrant is the minor’s(‘) parent or guardian and grants consent to use the photograph in the manner described in the license granted herein and (ii) the Entry is your sole and original work and you have not copied or plagiarized the content or the concept from other material. You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Sponsor from any claims made by a third party for your breach of these Representations and Warranties.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY:  By participating in the Contest, including accepting a prize, Entrants agree to release, hold harmless and agree not to institute any claim against Sponsor, affiliates, subsidiaries and their respective officers, directors, employees, agents, and representatives (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from and against any and all liability whatsoever for any injuries, losses or damages of any kind arising from or in connection with, either directly or indirectly, the awarding (including the determination of authorized account holders), acceptance, receipt, possession, use and/or misuse of any prize awarded herein. Upon delivery of a prize to a winner, Sponsor will be deemed to have awarded the prize to such winner with winner assuming full responsibility for the prize.
Released Parties are not responsible for any technical, hardware, software, telephone or other communications malfunctions, errors or failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, Facebook, website, internet, or ISP availability, unauthorized human intervention, traffic congestion, incomplete or inaccurate capture of entry information (regardless of cause) or failed, incomplete garbled, jumbled or delayed computer transmissions which may limit one’s ability to enter the Contest, including any injury or damage to your or any other person’s computer relating or resulting from participating in the Contest or downloading any materials in these Contest. Under no circumstances will Entrants be permitted to obtain awards for any action or claim related to this Contest, and Entrants hereby waive all rights to claim punitive, incidental, or consequential damages, or any other damages, including attorneys’ fees, in relation thereto and Entrants further waive all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.

MISCELLANEOUS CONDITIONS: If the Contest cannot be conducted as planned, for any reason, including, without limitation, infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of Sponsor, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Contest and select winners from among the eligible entries prior to the cancellation. Persons found tampering with or abusing any aspect of this Contest, or whom Sponsor believes to be causing malfunction, error, disruption or damage will be disqualified. Sponsor reserves the right to correct any typographical, printing, computer programming or operator errors. The Sponsor's failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.
CHOICE OF LAW: All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of Entrants and Sponsor in connection with this Contest, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with the substantive laws of the State of Hawaii, without regard to its conflict of laws rules. Any action relating to this Contest shall be initiated only in the state and federal courts located in Hilo, Hawaii (USA).  

The “Sponsor” of the Contest is and, mailing address: 12-7030 Kalihikai St., Pahoa, HI 96778

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