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“Gorillas on the Line” Sweepstakes

Greater Los Angeles Zoo Association
Official Sweepstakes Rules

Eligibility: The Gorillas on the LineSweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) are open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia who are eighteen (18) years of age or older as of date of Sweepstakes entry (“Entrants”). Employees of the Greater Los Angeles Zoo Association (“GLAZA” or the “Sponsor”), the Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens (“Los Angeles Zoo”) and SSA Group, LLC, (“SSA”), their divisions and/or subsidiaries, and the immediate families of each, or persons living in the same household of such employees are not eligible. The Sweepstakes are governed by U.S. laws and are subject to all federal, state and local laws. Void in Puerto Rico, outside the U.S. and where prohibited or restricted. By participating in the Sweepstakes, Entrants agree to be bound by these Official Sweepstakes Rules and the decisions of the judges and administrators which shall be final and binding in all respects.

Sponsor: Greater Los Angeles Zoo Association, 5333 Zoo Drive, Los Angeles, California 90027.


A purchase or payment of any kind will not increase the chance of winning.

Promotion Period: The Sweepstakes will be held from Saturday, April 1, 2023 at 12:01 a.m. PDT, through Sunday, April 30, 2023 at 11:59 p.m. PDT (“Promotion Period”).

How to Enter: To enter the Sweepstakes, post a selfie to Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter showing you donating your old electronic device(s) at either a) the Membership booth entrance outside the Zoo, or b) the ECO-CELL bin inside the Zoo at the gorilla habitat. When you share your selfie, tag us @lazoo. All entries must be received by 11:59 p.m. PDT on April 30, 2023 to be entered in the Sweepstakes. There will be one (1) winning entry.

Limit: Limit one (1) entry per person, per platform (Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter). All entries become the property of the Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned.

EntrantsPersonal Information: No personal data will be collected for the purpose of this Sweepstakes.

Prize/Approximate Retail Value/Odds of Winning: One (1) Sweepstakes prize will be awarded. The prize consists exclusively of one (1) one-year L.A. Zoo Family Membership. Approximate retail value of $150 (“Sweepstakes Prize”).

The odds of winning depend upon the number of valid entries received.

Sweepstakes Drawings: The random drawing for the Sweepstakes Prize will take place during the week of May 1, 2023 to May 5, 2023, and will be conducted on a third-party random number generator from among all valid Entries received during the Promotion Period. All decisions shall be final and binding in all respects. The winner will be notified of the Sweepstakes drawing by direct message on the social media platform the winner used for their winning entry (Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter). The potential winner must reply to the prize notification with all required paperwork no later than May 12, 2023 at 5:00 p.m. PDT. A potential winner will be disqualified, and an alternate winner will be selected if the potential winner fails to reply in full by that time, or if prize notification is returned as undeliverable. The winner may be required to sign an Affidavit of Eligibility, Waiver of Liability and Indemnity Agreement and Publicity Authorization and Release (except where prohibited by law) and such other documents reasonably required by Sponsor in connection with their reply and prior to receiving the Sweepstakes Prize.

Conditions of Participation and Certain Restrictions: Entrants are solely responsible for entering the Sweepstakes during the Promotion Period, as well as replying in full to a prize notification by May 12, 2023 by 5:00 p.m. PDT. Winner must agree to certain terms and conditions related to eligibility, release of liability, and Sponsor’s use of winner’s name and/or likeness for publicity, advertising, and promotional purposes. Noncompliance may result in disqualification. Taxes on the Sweepstakes Prize, if any, are the sole responsibility of the winner. All entries become the property of GLAZA and will not be acknowledged or returned. By entering, Entrants acknowledge compliance with these Official Sweepstakes Rules, including all eligibility requirements. By participating, Entrants agree to release GLAZA, the Los Angeles Zoo, SSA, and each of their divisions and/or subsidiaries, their wholesalers, retailers or distributors or advertising and promotion agencies and each of their respective officers, directors, trustees, members, employees, agents or representatives (collectively, “Released Parties”) from and against any and all claims, demands, losses and liabilities of any nature whatsoever, which Entrants may now or hereafter be entitled to assert, including but not limited to, any death, injury, loss of enjoyment, damage to computer or other electronic equipment, or other harm or loss of any nature whatsoever caused or contributed to by participation in the Sweepstakes and/or a Sweepstakes Prize awarded in the Sweepstakes and/or in connection with the awarding, receipt and use or misuse of a Sweepstakes Prize, and/or claims based on publicity rights, defamation or invasion of privacy. All entries become the property of the Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned. Released Parties are not responsible for misdirected, late, lost, delayed, inaccurate, damaged, garbled, incomplete, undelivered or stolen entries, delayed or misdirected entries for whatever reason, for lost, interrupted or unavailable network, cable, satellite, Internet Service Provider (ISP) or other connections, or for errors, omissions, interruptions, deletions, defects or delayed transmissions or in operations or transmission of information, in each case whether arising by way of technical or other failures or malfunctions of computer or other electronic hardware, software, communications devices, or transmission lines, or data corruption, theft, destruction, unauthorized access to or alteration of entry materials, loss or otherwise and any mechanical, electronic, network, computer, printing, typographical, human or other error relating to or in connection with the Sweepstakes, including, without limitation, errors which may occur in connection with the administration of the Sweepstakes, the processing of entries, the announcement of the Sweepstakes Prize or in any Sweepstakes-related materials. Sponsor reserves the right to cancel or modify the Sweepstakes if fraud, technical failures or any other factor beyond their reasonable control impairs the integrity of the Sweepstakes, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. In such event, the Sponsor reserves the right to award the Sweepstakes Prize at random from among the eligible entries received up to the time of the impairment. The Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or to be acting in violation of these Official Sweepstakes Rules or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Any attempt by any person to deliberately undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes may be a violation of law and, should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages and other remedies (including attorneys’ fees) from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Sweepstakes Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.

Winner List: For the name of the winner, send an email to info@lazoo.org on or after May 31, 2023.