❤️ To gain points, Like any post within the Duration of the Vacay Giveaway on our profile or any Gold Sponsor.
❤️ You must Like within seven  days of the post being published.
Daily Data 💬
💬 To gain points, respond to the requirements in the caption of the post.
💬 Our system tries to guess your answer from the first word of your comment, but to be safe, just answer the question with your comment - nothing extra.
💬 If your answer does not satisfy the post requirements, as per the post caption, then you will get zero points.
💬 You must comment within seven  days of the post being published.
💬 You can only score once per post, unless explicitly stated in the post caption.
💬 Your most recent comment [satisfying all rules] will be used as the definitive answer.
💬 If we publish a post that does not have any requirements in the caption, then mention a friend to gain the points for that post.
👫 To gain points, Mention a friend in the comments of any post on our profile, and that friend Qualifies.
👫 You must Qualify before Mentioning a friend.
👫 If you do not see points/chances for a friend Join, then first do a Search on the page for your friend. If she shows up, then someone else might have gotten the credit - sorry. If not, DM us, and we will dig into to check the issue. There could be a bug in the system.
👫 If a friend that you mentioned has already Qualified, then you will not receive points [check the scoreboard to see if she is already in the contest].
👫 You may invite anyone to join [i.e. they do not have to be a real friend], however that profile must follow all rules.
👫 You may only invite profiles that are bona fide accounts [i.e. profile created to game the system].
Featured Post 📷
📷 To gain points, your photo is published on our profile.
📷 To get a chance to be published, tag @clearwater.beach. To tag us on your post: open Insta, locate your picture that you would like Featured, tap the settings icon for the post [typically three dots in the upper right], Tap Edit, on the picture lower-left corner, Tap Tag People.
📷 Tagging @clearwater.beach does not satisfy the requirements to be a Featured post. To earn the points, your post must be published on our profile. Please do NOT DM us pictures.
How You Win: Traditional Contest & Weekly Contest 🎲
🎲 Each point is one chance to win. Each chance represents one dice combination. View the dice combinations on the scoreboard here.
🎲 Combinations are updated every 10 minutes and are given chronologically as Qualified Followers score points.
🎲 10-sided dice are rolled to determine which dice combination is the winner. First roll determines the leftmost number, second roll the second, up to the last roll which determines the rightmost number. This happens weekly to determine the Weekly Winner. For the Grand Prize winner, this happens during the Selection Show - the Thursday and/or Friday following the Duration of the Vacay Giveaway, streamed on Instagram, SnapChat or YouTube Live.
🎲 Weekly Winner prizes are determined during the Selection Show, after the Grand Prize winner is announced. Each Weekly Winner is given one number between 1 and 10. The first number chooses from the remaining prizes. Then the second, and so on, until the Weekly prizes are exhausted. To be clear, every Weekly Winner will receive a prize, but the exact prize is not determined until the Selection Show.
🎲 One profile may win multiple Weekly Prizes. The Grand Prize winner may NOT win Weekly Prizes. If the Grand Prize Winner is also a previous Weekly Winner, then the Grand Prize winner will NOT receive a number between 1 and 10 for prize at the Selection Show for the Weekly Winner.
🎲 If our profile, gold sponosor profiles or past winners combinations will result in a re-roll.
🎲 We will publish a PDF the Monday morning following the Duration of the Vacay Giveaway; it is the final list of combinations. We will publish this in alphabetical order as well as numerical order. Make sure that you check this and let us know by Wednesday at 1300 Eastern Time if there are errors.
🎲 If you win a Grand Prize Vacation Giveaway, then you cannot win on the next Grand Prize Contest [i.e. you must wait ~four months].
Other Rules: 🧐
🎇 All scoring relates to the @clearwater.beach Insta profile AND all of our Gold Sponsors. EVERY post published during the Duration of Vacay Giveaway is eligible for points - even if there is not an explicit notation.
❌ Posts may be deleted at any time, for any reason. Those that have already scored on those posts will NOT lose their points. We recommend setting a notification on your phone when our profile [or Gold sponsor] publishes a new post so that you do not miss out on an opportunity.
⛔️ Privacy: We might sell/publish all data gathered in the Vacay Giveaway. We try our best NOT to gather data that will infringe on your privacy, but the definition of privacy is different for everyone. Be careful what you share online.
💤 Instagram/Facebook has no affiliation with this contest.
⚠️ We can update the rules at any time to help close any potential loop holes or change the end date of the conteset. We can subtract or add points at any time; we have this rule to keep adults from acting like 9 year olds to bitch about their lack of mental or physical ability to beat someone else. To be clear, your complaining will not benefit you nor will it punish others. Work constructively with us, and we might give you a bonus point or two.
⏰ Allow 4 - 6 weeks for physical gift cards and prizes to arrive at your home.
🛏 Rooms nights can be used on weekdays, excluding holidays, between June and October. Expiration is one year from reward.
👪 You must be accompanied by someone 25 or older in order to reserve a room.
🗣 Winners should contact all businesses for additional restrictions [e.g. pet friendly, age to ride a wave runner, maximum number of occupants per lodging reservation].
⚖️ Adhere to all laws the impact you vis-a-vis this Vacay Giveaway.
💯 Your Insta account must be real, and the account must not have been created by you in order to increase your chances of winning.
👎 We reserve the right to disqualify anyone deemed to being gaming the system.
👎 Business accounts, marketing accounts, bots, spam or other slob accounts may not participate. Please DM us if you think one of these types have slipped through the cracks; this is the one instance where we would like tattle tales.
🎲 Contact each business for rules pertaining to their prize item [e.g. blackout dates on room stays, gift card expiration]
There is a systems update 9/20
- 9/21; scoreboard and qualifiers may not show properly. We will be back online fully 9/22
If you do not see your chances listed, then tap on the picture to the right. Only tap once. Instagram limits the number of calls to their backend, so if you constantly tap, then you will jam up the system. After updating, all chances except Join will show up. If you still do not see your chance, screen shot the update screen and DM me the screenshot and your issue.