No purchase necessary. A purchase will not increase your chances of winning. Sweepstakes open to all legal residents of the United States who are 18 years of age or older at time of entry. Void where prohibited.

HOW TO ENTER: Sweepstakes begins 10:00 AM Eastern Time (ET) March 24th 2010 and ends 10:00 AM ET June 1st, 2010 ("entry period"). To enter online, go to, follow the links, then complete the online entry form and click submit during the entry period. To enter offline print your complete name, address, age, optional e-mail address on a plain piece of paper. Mail your completed entry to: San Antonio Great Escape Sweepstakes, 420 Lexington Avenue, Suite 2335, New York, NY 10170. Limit one entry per contestant per day regardless of method of entry.

WINNER SELECTION:One (1) grand prize winner will be selected by Administrator from all qualified entries received. Sweepstakes winner will be selected in a random drawing on or about June 14th, 2010.

PRIZES: One (1) Grand Prize: Prize includes: A three (3) night stay at the Westin Riverwalk in San Antonio, TX for the winner plus a guest, one (1) dinner for two (2) at Casa Rio Mexican Restaurant, also includes passes for two (2) to: Enchanted Springs Ranch, Rio San Antonio Cruises, San Antonio Botanical Garden, San Antonio Zoo, Tower of the Americas / 4D Theater Ride and the Whitte Museum. Prize does not include: Round trip airfare to San Antonio, ground transfers, meals not part of itinerary, taxes, personal items purchased or insurance. Activities may require individual reservations and are based upon availability. Age restriction for some activities may apply. Winner is responsible for providing required travel documents. All travel is subject to availability, black out dates apply, trip must be taken before December 30, 2010. Approximate retail value of prize $900.00. Winner may not transfer, modify, or substitute the prize. Sponsors reserve the right to substitute an alternate prize if advertised prize is unavailable at time of award. Taxes, if any, are the responsibility of the prize winner. Winner assumes any and all liability for any injury or damage caused, or claimed to be caused, by participating in this promotion or use or redemption of the prize.

NOTIFICATION: Winner will be notified by mail and required to complete and sign an Affidavit of Eligibility/Liability and, where legal, a Publicity Release, which must be completed and returned within 14 days after prize notification, or prize will be forfeited and awarded to an alternate winner, time permitting. The prize will be awarded. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.

ENTRY LIMIT: Multiple entries allowed but limited to one entry per day. Use of any automated entry software is prohibited. Attempts made by the same individual to enter using multiple e-mail addresses will be disqualified. In the event of a dispute over the identity of an Internet entrant, entry will be deemed submitted by the holder of the e-mail account. Online entrants must complete all data requested on entry form. Incomplete entries are void. By entering, entrants acknowledge compliance with these official rules including all eligibility requirements. The Smithsonian Institution, including its regents, officers, employees, and agents, any telephone network or service providers, and Marden-Kane, Inc., are not responsible for incorrect or inaccurate transcription of entry information, or for any human error, technical malfunctions, and lost/delayed data transmissions. In addition, failures of any telephone network, computer equipment, software, or inability to access the website or online service, or any other error or malfunction is not the responsibility of the sponsors. Entry materials that have been tampered with or altered are void. Proof of emailing does not constitute proof of delivery.

ELIGIBILITY: Sweepstakes open to all legal residents of the United States, 18 years of age and older at time of entry. Employees, regents, officers and agents of the Smithsonian Institution and their respective subsidiaries, divisions, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies and members of the immediate families of each may not enter. Sweepstakes void where prohibited and is subject to all applicable laws and regulations. Winner agrees that the Sponsors, their affiliates, prize suppliers, and their respective Regents officers, directors, agents, and employees shall not be liable for injury, loss or damage of any kind resulting from participating in this promotion or from the acceptance or use of the prizes awarded. By entry into this sweepstakes, winner agrees to be bound by these official rules and the winner consents to the use of his/her name, statements, city and state of residence and/or photograph for promotional purposes online and off-line without additional compensation, unless prohibited by law. If Smithsonian determines, in their sole discretion, that there is any suspected or actual electronic tampering with the sweepstakes or if technical difficulties compromise the integrity of the sweepstakes, the Smithsonian reserves the right to void the entries at issue and/or terminate the sweepstakes and conduct a random drawing to award the prizes using all eligible entries received as of the termination date. If the sweepstakes is terminated due to tampering or technical difficulties prior to the expiration date, notice will be posted on at Any attempt to deliberately damage the content or operation of this sweepstakes is unlawful and subject to legal action by the Sponsors and their agents. Sponsors are not responsible for printing or typographical errors or problems in connection with any sweepstakes-related materials.

WHO WON: For the name of the winner, send a written request by August 31st, 2010 to Smithsonian Media, 420 Lexington Avenue, Suite 2335, New York, NY 10170. Attention: Sweepstakes Winner.

SPONSORS: Smithsonian Institution, 420 Lexington Ave., Suite 2335, New York, NY 10170 and San Antonio Convention & Visitors Bureau, 203 S. St. Mary’s Street, Suite 200, San Antonio, TX 78205. The Administrator is Marden-Kane, Inc., 36 Maple Place, Manhasset, NY 11030.

If you do not wish to receive future promotional material from Smithsonian Institution, write to the Smithsonian Institution at the above address. If you do not wish to receive future promotional material from San Antonio Convention & Visitors Bureau, write to the San Antonio Convention & Visitors Bureau at the above address.

Consumer Disclosure: You have not yet won a prize. NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS SWEEPSTAKES. Grand Prize: (1) 3 night trip for two to San Antonio, TX (approximate retail value $900.00). Odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible entries received. All Federal, State and local taxes related to the prize is the responsibility of the winner. Void where prohibited. SPONSORS: Smithsonian Institution, 420 Lexington Ave., Suite 2335, New York, NY 10170 and San Antonio Convention & Visitors Bureau, 203 S. St. Mary’s Street, Suite 200, San Antonio, TX 78205.