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Catalina Island Company's Zip Line Wedding Giveaway

Take the plunge into this Dream Wedding Giveaway!
By: 
Laura Cross

Do you and your fiancé have an adventurous spirit and are willing to “take the plunge” in a truly unique and special way? Are you a first responder, essential worker or educator whose wedding plans were affected by quarantine or closures? Are there other challenges in your life that make YOU the most deserving of a complimentary, one-of-a-kind wedding?

Catalina Island Company wants to make your wedding dreams come true with a Zip Line Wedding Giveaway on Catalina Island!

For more than 10 years, Catalina Island Company’s Zip Line Eco Tour has been thrilling guests with a 3,600-foot-long course that zig and zags across Descanso canyon and through a grove of towering eucalyptus trees. The adventure is set against the backdrop of California’s beautiful Catalina Island, California’s Island Escape™, with sweeping views of the ocean and the island’s iconic Casino building. Though there have been many proposals over the years, there has never been an actual wedding on the famous Zip Line – until now! Celebrating the popular attraction’s 10th anniversary and coming off of a challenging year in the wake of COVID, where many couples did not have a chance to have their dream weddings, we are offering one lucky couple the chance to have a truly one-of-a-kind thrilling wedding ceremony.

Weddings are meant to be memorable but “Take the Plunge” takes on a whole new meaning with this Zip Line wedding! One lucky, adventurous couple will have the opportunity to say, “I Do!” in one of nature’s most beautiful settings all while safely harnessed as they soar through the Zip Line course. Each of the five platforms along the course will feature a different element of the ceremony, from the couple’s procession down the “aisle” -- at speeds of up to 35mph -- to vows officiated by the Mayor of Avalon (Catalina Island’s largest city), to a romantic first dance, and, finally, a Champagne toast and cake at the end of the course.

The unique ceremony is just one element of the amazing prize package that Catalina Island Company has put together for the lucky couple:

  • Marriage ceremony on the Zip Line complete with music and officiant
  • Post-ceremony Champagne toast and cake
  • Professional photographer to capture the wedding ceremony + framed commemorative photo
  • Hair & makeup artist for one or both of the participants
  • Tuxedo(s), compliments of Friar Tux
  • Fresh flower bouquets and/or boutonnieres for the couple
  • Transportation to and from Catalina Island via Catalina Express or Catalina Flyer
  • Two nights in a king room at the famed historic Hotel Atwater
  • Private chef’s dinner on the balcony of the Casino on the couple's wedding night
  • Private cabana at Descanso Beach Club including a bottomless mimosa brunch
  • Voucher for a land or sea activity offered by Catalina Island Company
  • In-room amenities including chocolate-covered strawberries

Total value is over $5,000. 

Enter To Win!

  1. Complete the Catalina Zip Line Wedding Giveaway Form and agree to the promotional terms.
  2. Follow both @CaliforniaWeddingDay AND @VisitCatalinaIsland.
  3. Share a “couple photo” on the contest entry post on the @CaliforniaWeddingDay account with a quote about being an adventurous couple
  4. Use the #CatalinaZipLineWedding and #CatalinaIslandWeddingGiveaway tags for at least one (1) social posting, reposting, and/or share tagging both @CaliforniaWeddingDay AND @VisitCatalinaIsland.

The winning couple will be selected based on the content of their story and the wedding will take place on May 13th, 2021. Submissions will be accepted between Thursday, April 15th, 2021 and Friday, April 30th, 2021. The wedding of the winning couple will be shared on the California Wedding Day website as well as the posted on the @CaliforniaWeddingDay Facebook and Instagram profile and @VisitCatalinaIsland Instagram profile. 

* See below for rules and regulations.

 

 * Rules and Regulations

1. No purchase necessary; purchases will not improve chances of winning.

2. Entrants must be couples who are California residents, minimum twenty one (21) years of age and planning a California-located wedding.

3. Entrants cannot be in a current contract with any wedding venues or vendors.

4. Entrants engagement / proposal date must be between January 1, 2020 & April 30th, 2021.

5. Only one entry per couple is allowed and subject to verification.

6. Entrants understand their Catalina Zip Line Wedding Giveaway is at Catalina Island Zip Line Eco Tour, 1 St Catherin Way, Avalon, CA 90704 on Thursday, May 13th, 2021 for up to two people and planned by the Catalina Island Company. This date and location cannot be changed and an entry in the contest affirms entrant’s availability for that date.

7. Entrants must complete the following to enter the Catalina Island Company's Zip Line Wedding Giveaway.

  1. Complete the Catalina Zip Line Wedding Giveaway Form and agree to the promotional terms.
  2. Follow both @CaliforniaWeddingDay AND @VisitCatalinaIsland.
  3. Share a “couple photo” on the contest entry post on the @CaliforniaWeddingDay account with a quote about being an adventurous couple
  4. Use the #CatalinaZipLineWedding and #CatalinaIslandWeddingGiveaway tags for at least one (1) social posting, reposting, and/or share tagging both @CaliforniaWeddingDay AND @VisitCatalinaIsland.

8. The timeline for the giveaway is as follows:

  • Entries must be submitted between April 16th, 2021 and April 30th, 2021.

  • Winner will be announced on the @CaliforniaWeddingDay Instagram profile on May 4th, 2021.

9. The love story that the was shared as part of the submission will be posted on California Wedding Day's website and social media profiles. 

10. Entrants affirm that all photographs posted are true and actual images of themselves, and that they own the rights to the image and its use in this giveaway and related promotion.

11. This giveaway is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Instagram or any other social channel.

13. By participating in this giveaway, entrants and/or participants agree to a complete release of Instagram from any and all claims.

14. All entries must comply with Instagram’s terms of service.

15. Entrants, finalists, and winner completely release California Wedding Day and Catalina Island Company from any and all claims.

16. Any brands or logos must be removed from any photographs unless entrant has verified permission to display them.

17. Finalists will be required to submit state approved photo identification. Giveaway entry photograph must be a clear picture only featuring only the couple; photographs with third parties will not be accepted.

18. Finalists will be selected on the content of their story; entries are subject to verification.

19. Entrants that have not completed all the requirements by the deadline will be considered void.

20. California Wedding Day and Catalina Island Company is not responsible for any lost, late, or missing entries.

21. No notice will be given to void or disqualified entries.

22. Finalists will have three (3) days from selection to accept their finalist status and provide valid state photo verification.

23. Giveaway winner will have three (3) days from selection to claim prize.

24. The wedding will be subject to any vendor, venue, or government social distancing requirements.

25. Winner will be required to enter binding agreements with any vendors subject to their terms and conditions including provisions and requirements in the instance of breach.

26. Winner will be responsible for all related and applicable federal, state and local taxes that apply, a 1099 will be issued for the cash value of the prize.

27. Each vendor will contribute goods/services up to a predetermined amount. Winner will be responsible for the payment of any goods and services selected over that amount.

28. Estimated value of prize is up $5,000.

29. No part of the wedding package shall be redeemable for cash.

30. Winner cannot substitute vendors or products.

31. California Wedding Day and Catalina Island Company reserve the right to disqualify any entrant and/or finalist without notice for reasons including but not limited to fraudulent entries, vote rigging or buying, failure to meet or provide verification of the requirements.

32. Any fraudulent or duplicate entries or contestants will be removed and disqualified.

33. Any entries containing inappropriate content such as profanity, spam, threats, defamatory, indecent, obscenity, disparaging or discriminatory language or content that could be otherwise considered offensive and/or negative will be disqualified and removed without notice.

34. California Wedding Day and Catalina Island Company reserve the right to disqualify any entrant in its sole discretion without notice.

35. California Wedding Day and Catalina Island Company reserve the right to cancel or modify the contest and/or its rules if necessary. In the instance of a modification, any contestants who entered prior to modification will have the right to modify their entries if necessary.

36. Any information provided from entrants will be used for promotional purposes. Entrants consent to the use of any story and/or photographs by California Wedding Day and Catalina Island Company. This consent shall be deemed an irrevocable, perpetual license and shall not be impacted if the entrant/finalist is not selected as the winner. California Wedding Day and Catalina Island Company's rights shall include but are not limited to republishing, sharing, copying, promoting, and advertising.

37. Entrants affirm that all submitted material is true, original and does not infringe on any intellectual property rights. Shall any claims occur, entrant will release California Wedding Day and Catalina Island Company from any claims that may result.

38. Any disputes related to giveaway entry and operation shall be resolved individually and exclusively by arbitration in the state of Califronia, under California law.California Wedding Day and Catalina Island Company will not be responsible for any attorney’s fees. Any subsequent disputes with winner shall be subject to the dispute resolution in individual promotional partner vendor agreements.

 

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