Official Rules


ELIGIBILTY: The Margaritaville “#SaveTheMargaritas” Contest (“Contest”) is open and offered only to legal residents of the contiguous United States and the District of Columbia, who are 21 years of age and older at the time of entry. Entries must be complete to be eligible. Employees and directors of Margaritaville Enterprises, LLC (“Sponsor”) and their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliated companies, advertising, promotion, or production agencies, web masters and web suppliers (and the IRS dependents, immediate family members and individuals residing in the same household as any of the foregoing persons) are not eligible to participate. Void in AK, HI, and where prohibited by law. All applicable federal, state and local laws apply. By participating, you agree to be bound by these Official Rules (“Rules”).

ENTRY PERIOD: Contest begins August 10, 2015 at 12:00:01 a.m. Eastern Time ("ET") and ends on September 4, 2015 at 11:59:59 p.m. ET (“Entry Period”).

HOW TO ENTER: During the Entry Period, you must do the following:

  1. Post a photo or video of your best “Jimmy Saves the Margaritas” impression (like Jimmy Buffett in his cameo in Jurassic World where he saves his margaritas from a dinosaur attack to Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter with the hashtags #SaveTheMargaritas and #Margaritavillecontest ("Post"). Both hashtags must be included.

  2. Visit and complete the entry form with a link to your Post.

Each Post must be unique, as determined by the judges in their discretion. You cannot submit the same photo or video more than one time in this Contest. Proof of submission is not proof of receipt. Sponsor’s database computer is the official timekeeping device for the Contest. In the event of a dispute over the identity of an entrant, entry will be deemed submitted by the authorized account holder of the email account of the email address submitted at time of entry. "Authorized account holder" is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization (e.g., business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address.

Entries will not be acknowledged or returned. No responsibility is assumed for illegible, lost, late, damaged, incomplete, misdirected, or stolen entries; or for lost, interrupted or unavailable network, server, satellite, Internet Service Provider (ISP), website or other connections, availability or accessibility; or for miscommunications, failed computer, telephone or cable transmissions, lines, or technical failure; or jumbled, corrupted, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions, computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties; or for any other errors of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic, technical or network; or for the incorrect or inaccurate capture of entry or other information or the failure to capture any such information. All entries must be submitted by manual completion of the applicable entry method. Any use of macro, automatic, programmed, robotic, or like entry methods will void all such entries by such methods, and entrants using such methods will be disqualified. Any attempt by any entrant to submit more than the stated number of entries by using multiple/different email addresses, social media IDs, identities, or any other method may void that person’s entry (if any), and he/she may be disqualified from further participation in the Contest.

PHOTO/VIDEO REQUIREMENTS: Videos must be no longer than 1 minute and must be in English. Each photo and video must comply with any technical requirements for Facebook, Twitter, and/or Instagram. In addition, each photo and video must: (a) be the exclusive original work of the entrant; (b) be in keeping with the Sponsor’s image, (c) not defame or invade publicity rights or privacy of any person, living or deceased, or otherwise infringe upon the rights of any person or entity, including but not limited to copyright, trademark, privacy or publicity, (d) not contain any commercial/corporate advertising, including but not limited to corporate logos, brand names, and slogans other than the Sponsor's, (e) not depict any conduct or content that is unsafe, immoral, obscene or otherwise inappropriate as determined by Sponsor in its sole and absolute discretion; and (e) not have been submitted in any other contest or won any prize. Each entrant further represents and warrants that he/she has obtained permission from any and all recognizable persons other than the entrant depicted in a submitted photo or video and agrees, upon request, to furnish written proof of such permission. Failure to meet any of the requirements above, or to otherwise comply with these Official Rules, may result in disqualification.

JUDGING/SELECTION OF WINNERS: All eligible Posts will be judged by a panel of judges using the following criteria: Creativity (25%), Entertainment Value (25%), and Representation of the #SaveTheMargaritas theme (50%). Judges’ decisions are final and binding on all matters relating to the Contest. The judges will select one (1) winner.

PRIZEOne (1) Grand Prize:  Las Vegas Jimmy Buffett Concert Experience.  Grand Prize consists of:  one three (3)-day, two (2) night stay at the Flamingo Las Vegas hotel ("Hotel") for the winner and one (1) guest in a standard room; roundtrip coach-class airfare for the winner and guest from a major contiguous U.S. airport nearest the winner’s primary residence to Las Vegas, Nevada; two (2) premium concert tickets to the Jimmy Buffett performance on 10/17/2015 ("Concert"); two (2) passes to the License to Chill Lounge pre-party on 10/17/2015 ("Pre-Party"); a $250 American Express gift card; and a $250 Margaritaville Gift Card. Gift cards are subject to issuers' standard terms.  Winner and travel companion must have all necessary travel documents and must travel on the same itinerary. Any travel companion taking part in the trip who is a minor under the laws of his/her state of residence must be accompanied by parent or legal guardian who also must execute all documents on behalf of the minor.  All expenses not expressly set forth above are the responsibility of the winner.  Major credit card will be required at hotel check-in to cover any incidental expenses.  Ground transportation may be substituted for air transportation if winner lives in the Las Vegas area, as determined by Sponsor.    Approximate retail value of Grand Prize: $6,000.  Actual value may vary depending on departure city; any difference between announced value and actual value will not be awarded. No responsibility is assumed for cancellation of Concert, Pre-Party, or other events beyond Sponsor’s control. If concert is cancelled or postponed after travel arrangements are made, remainder of trip will be awarded as complete prize.

Sponsor may conduct a background check on the winner to confirm eligibility and compliance with these rules, as well as on any proposed guest to attend the Concert or Pre-Party. By entering, you agree to cooperate reasonably with any such background check. Failure to cooperate may result in disqualification and selection of an alternate winner. If a background check reveals that a potential winner or potential guest has engaged in conduct that could damage the reputation or business of Sponsor, the potential winner or potential guest may be disqualified and, in the case of the winner, the prize may be awarded to an alternate winner, time permitting. The potential winner and guest shall strictly abide by any rules and procedures set forth in connection with attending Concert or Pre-Party. In addition, engaging in any inappropriate or illegal conduct during any prize-related events may result in removal from the premises where any event is occurring.

GENERAL PRIZE CONDITIONS: Prize is non-transferable and no substitution by winner is allowed. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute prizes of equal or greater value in the Sponsor’s sole discretion in the event any advertised prize becomes unavailable. Winner is responsible for all taxes due as a result of receipt of a prize.

VERIFICATION OF WINNER: Potential winner will be notified by telephone, mail and/or email using the contact information supplied at time of entry. Notification is scheduled to occur within approximately two (2) days after the end of the Contest. Potential winner may be required to sign an affidavit of eligibility and liability release and, where permitted, a publicity release, as well as an assignment transferring to Sponsor all right, title and interest in and to the submitted photo or video, including but not limited to the copyright. Entry into this Contest constitutes winner’s agreement to sign such documents. Prize may be awarded to alternate winner if any requested document is not returned within seven (7) days after initial notification is sent to winner, or if prize notification or prize is returned as undeliverable.

RELEASE OF LIABILITY: By participating, you release Sponsor and its subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, employees, directors, and agents, including advertising agencies ("Released Entities"), from any and against any and all injury, loss or damage caused or claimed to be caused by your participation in the Contest and/or the acceptance, awarding, receipt, use and/or misuse of the prize, and you agree that Released Entities are not responsible for any warranty, representation, or guarantee, expressed or implied, in fact or in law, relating to the Contest and/or the awarding of any prize, except as expressly set forth in these Official Rules; you further agree that (i) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or in connection with the Contest, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved individually without resort to any form of class action; (ii) any 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 attorney's fees; (iii) under no circumstances will any entrant be permitted to obtain any award for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental or consequential damages and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased and any other damages, other than damages for actual out-of-pocket expenses; and (iv) any dispute will be governed by Florida without regard to principles of conflicts of laws, will be heard in the state or federal courts located in Florida, and the entrant hereby consents and waives any objection to the jurisdiction of such courts.

ADDITIONAL RULES: By entering this Contest, you irrevocably grant to Sponsor and its agents and persons acting with Sponsor’s authority, the unconditional and perpetual right to post, display, publish, use, adapt, edit and/or modify your submission in any way, in any and all media, for any purpose, without limitation, and without consideration to you. Winner agrees to irrevocably assign and transfer to the Sponsor any and all rights, title and interest in their winning photo or video, including, without limitation, all copyrights and waive all moral rights.

Entry materials/data that have been tampered with or altered are void. No responsibility is assumed for: (i) lost, late, misdirected, damaged, garbled, incomplete or illegible entries, all of which are void; (ii) error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operations or transmission, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or alterations of entry materials, or for technical, network, telephone equipment, electronic, computer, hardware or software malfunctions of any kind, or inaccurate transmission of or failure to receive entry information by Sponsor on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any web site or any combination thereof; or (iii) any injury or damage to entrant's or any other person's computer related to or resulting from participating in the Contest.

By participating, you (i) agree to be bound by these official rules, including all eligibility requirements, and (ii) agree to be bound by the decisions of the judges, which are final and binding in all matters relating to the Contest. Failure to comply with these official rules may result in disqualification from the Contest. Sponsor reserves the right to: (i) permanently disqualify from any contest it sponsors any person it believes has intentionally violated these official rules; and (ii) suspend, modify or terminate the Contest if Sponsor believes, in its sole discretion, that malfunction, error, disruption or damage is impairing or will impair the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Contest. Entry constitutes consent to the use of prize winner's name, voice, picture and/or likeness, and recipe submitted as part of the entry process, in any and all media without restriction of any kind whatsoever, without compensation for promotion purposes to the extent allowed by law.


DATA COLLECTION/PRIVACY: Sponsor and its agencies collect personal information from you when you enter the Contest. Entering the Contest constitutes your permission to Sponsor to collect and maintain the data. The information collected is subject to the Sponsor’s Privacy Policy at

WINNER NAME: For the name of the winner, send a stamped, self-addressed envelope to: Margaritaville’ s #SaveTheMargaritas, Margaritaville Enterprises, LLC, 6900 Turkey Lake Rd., Suite 200 Orlando, FL 32819. Requests must be received by September 30, 2015.

SPONSOR: Margaritaville Enterprises, LLC, 6900 Turkey Lake Rd., Suite 200, Orlando, FL 32819.

ADMINISTRATOR: Bubbleup, 719 Sawdust Road, Suite 104, The Woodlands, TX 77380

By participating, you release Facebook, Twitter and Instagram and their parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, employees, directors, agents, advertising agencies, from any and against any and all injury, loss or damage caused or claimed to be caused by your participation in the Contest and/or the acceptance, awarding, receipt, use and/or misuse of the prize. Any information you submit online is to the Sponsor. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.