Win a Seat with Randy Petersen Giveaway

  1. Randy Petersen has asked the bloggers of to help him find two seat mates on the upcoming Star MegaDO4, flying on November 14/15, 2012 from San Francisco to Houston and on to Chicago. This request and subsequent seat giveaway is known as "Win a Seat with Randy Petersen".

  2. The "Entry Period" for the "Win a Seat with Randy Petersen" Giveaway is from 12:00:01 am Mountain Time (MT) October 1, 2012 to 11:59:59 pm MT October 7, 2012.'s clock governs time.

  3. Eligibility: This Seat Giveaway is open to everyone 18 and older. While there is no geographical restriction for eligibility, participation shall be construed and evaluated according to the laws of the United States. A reminder that you must be able to provide your own positioning flight for the start of the StarMegaDo4 in San Francisco. This seat giveaway is all about the readers of so all bloggers of are not eligible to enter the seat giveaway no matter where they post on


  5. How to become eligible for a "Win a Seat with Randy Petersen". Go to to see the list of participating bloggers. Readers can enter by visiting any of the participating blogs and answering the question in the comments section of the giveaway post, subject to any word limits or other restrictions set forth by the blogger. Readers are limited to one submission per participating blog, but are encouraged to read and post in all participating blogs, thus increasing your opportunity for the Seat Giveaway. To be valid, an entry must include a valid email address so that the winner, chosen at random by Randy Petersen, may be notified. All entries made in violation of these rules will be deleted. All submitted entries become the property of Randy Petersen without acknowledgement or return. By entering, you: (a) irrevocably grant Randy Petersen, his agents,, and assigns the unconditional and perpetual (non-exclusive) right and permission to copyright, reproduce, encode, store, copy, transmit, publish, post, broadcast, display, publicly perform, adapt, modify, create derivative works of, exhibit, and otherwise use the answer submitted as part of your entry as-is or as-edited (with or without using your name) in any media throughout the world for any purpose, without limitation, and without additional review, compensation, or approval from you or any other party.

  6. Any federal, state and local taxes on the seat giveaway, if any, are being covered by the donor of the seat giveaway, Randy Petersen.

  7. Winner Selection: Two (2) winners will be chosen in a random drawing on Monday, October 8, 2012 from all eligible entries received during the Giveaway Period, as posted in the comments section of participating partnering blogs. The random drawing will be conducted by Randy Petersen, whose decision is final and binding in all respects. The winner will be notified via email within two (2) days after the selection is made. Each winner will have five (5) business days to reply confirming his/her acceptance of the giveaway seat. Failure to reply in the indicated time frame will declare that the seat has been refused and forfeited for all time and the first alternative entry will be chosen in random drawings as outlined above and provided the opportunity to claim the seat giveaway.

  8. All readers of who become entrants for the seat giveaway agree to abide by and be bound by these Official Rules and to waive any right to claim any ambiguity or error in these Official Rules or the Seat Giveaway itself.

  9. Things can go wrong with the StarMegaDO4. In the event it doesn't take off or there is unavailability for the seat giveaway, Randy Petersen, in his own discretion, will substitute a seat giveaway of equal or greater value on another MegaDO.

  10. Quantity and Odds: Two (2) single seat Giveaways on the StarMegaDO4: The seat giveaway gift from Randy Petersen consists of one economy ticket on the 2012 StarMegaDo4, hotel accommodations at partner hotels, and $250 cash for personal expenses. Expenses not specified above, including, but not limited to ground transportation and incidentals, are winner's responsibility. Qualifying for consideration in an individual blog on BoardingArea does not mean you have won or will win the final random draw for the seat giveaway. Odds of winning the seat giveaway depend on the number of eligible entries received and the luck of the random draw by Randy Petersen.