Prizes

View this year’s Drawing Winners! Thank you for participating!!!

Welcome Commuters! Wheel Options is October 1-31, 2016!
The sky’s the limit when you take your commute to new heights! By using Wheel Options for at least six days in October, you could find yourself at the top of a mountain peak, getting a bird’s eye view from a hot-air balloon, or feasting your eyes on the beauty of one of America’s national parks from the top of a rock formation! Wheel Options is a great opportunity to try and track new alternative transportation modes and take your commute to new heights.

Take Your Commute to New Heights!
Our grand prize is truly grand this year, because one eligible participant from the Wheel Options campaign will win a $2500 pre-paid MasterCard Rewards Card to explore our National Parks, or anywhere you want for that matter!

One first prize will also be awarded in the form of two roundtrip, sleeping-car tickets Amtrak on the Coast Starlight from Amtrak King Street Station in Seattle to Klamath Falls, Ore. Approximate retail value of the Amtrak first prize is $1,000.00.
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The Contest
Any employee who records at least six days of eligible Wheel Options commutes in October 2016 will be entered to win a $2500 pre-paid MasterCard Rewards Card or many other great prizes. Wheel Options modes include carpool, vanpool, bus, train, light rail, streetcar, bicycle, walk, working from home or a compressed work schedule (e.g., four, 10-hour shifts in a week).

The deadline for recording trips is Mon., Nov. 7, 2016.

The PRIZES!

$2500 MasterCard Rewards redeem code – Grand Prize! (donated by WSRO and partners)

$1000 (approx. retail value) Amtrak First Prize! Two roundtrip, sleeping-car tickets on the  Amtrak Coast Starlight from Amtrak King Street Station in Seattle to Klamath Falls, Ore.amt_swttcty_r_sm_blue

$500 MasterCard Rewards redeem code – Extra Heights Prize! Must log at least 12 days of trips to be eligible for this prize! (WSRO and partners)
$50 – Home Depot Gift Card (Thank you Propel Insurance!)
$50 – Lowes Gift Card (Thank you Propel Insurance!)
$50 – Home Depot Gift Card (Thank you Providence Urban Campuses!)
$50  – Tango gift cards – there are 6 of these prizes! (Thank you Microsoft!)
$50 – Fred Meyer (Thank you General Plastics Mfg!)

$50  – Tango gift cards – there are 6 of these prizes! (Thank you f5!)

$50  – tbd gift cards  – there are 8 of these prizes! (Thank you Symetra!)

$50 – MasterCard Rewards redeem code – there are 20 of these prizes! (WSRO & partners)

Follow Wheel Options on Facebook and Twitter for more prizes and information – rewards include: Twenty $25 MasterCard Rewards redeem codes and four $50 MasterCard Rewards card redeem codes.

Your county, city, jurisdiction or employer may also be providing great prizes – check with your Employee Transportation Coordinator for more information.

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Wheel Options encourages employees to reduce their drive-alone trips and explore new ways of getting to work. Log in or register at www.wheeloptions.org to explore all your commute options and possibly find a better way to get to work! With your newfound commute you’ll be all set to participate in the Wheel Options campaign and you could win a custom adventure!

Partners:
Our partners are the engine that keeps Wheel Options operating, providing essential financial and staff support:

Fine Print
Official Rules
No purchase necessary. Void where prohibited by law.

Eligibility
This promotion is open only to legal residents physically located in Washington state. Employees of sponsors (defined below) and their subsidiaries, promotion and advertising agencies, immediate family members of any such individuals (spouse, parent, child, sibling and their respective spouses, regardless of where they live), or persons living in the same households of such individuals, whether or not related, are not eligible to enter or win a prize. Only one prize per household.

Sponsors
Sponsors of the promotion are the National Railroad Passenger Corporation (Amtrak), 60 Massachusetts Ave. NE, Washington, D.C. 20002, and the Washington State Ridesharing Organization (WSRO), 120 State Ave. Suite 191, Olympia, WA 98501.

Schedule
The promotion begins Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016, and ends Monday, Oct. 31, 2016, at 11:59 p.m. PST (“Entry Period”).

How to enter
No purchase necessary. You are automatically entered once you complete and log six days of non-SOV commutes during the promotional period. Trips are logged at www.rideshareonline.com or on the website of any other participating agency (e.g., www.piercetrips.com or www.mycommute.org). You must submit all required data in order for your entry to be valid. Only one (1) entry per person. Online calendar entries may be entered until 11:59 p.m. PST Monday, Nov.8, 2016.

Prizes
One grand prize will be awarded in the form of a gift card in the amount of $2,500.00, good toward a vacation package to a national park of the awardee’s choosing.

One first prize will also be awarded in the form of two roundtrip, sleeping-car tickets Amtrak on the Coast Starlight from Amtrak King Street Station in Seattle to Klamath Falls, Ore. Approximate retail value of the Amtrak first prize is $1,000.00.

Note:  Actual value of the Grand Prize will vary based on the market conditions at the time of the reservations. Restrictions:  All train reservations subject to availability.

All federal, state and local taxes, fees and surcharges on any prize are the sole responsibility of the prize winners. Prizes cannot be exchanged for cash.  No prize transfer, assignment or substitution by winners permitted.  Sponsors reserve the right to substitute prize in the event of unavailability, in which case a prize of comparable value determined in sponsors’ reasonable discretion, will be awarded.

Travel on Amtrak is subject to Amtrak Conditions of Carriage/Terms of Transportation, and limited by availability.

A select number of gift cards, gift certificates and/or other prizes will also be given away.

Drawing
The prize winners will be determined on or about Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2016, by a random drawing from all eligible entries recorded by the end of the entry period.  The random drawing will be conducted by the Wheel Options/WSRO Promotions Advisory Committee, whose decisions are final with respect to all aspects of this promotion. Odds of winning depend upon the number of entries received. If by reason of a printing or other error, more prizes are claimed than the number set forth in these official rules, all persons making purportedly valid claims will be included in a random drawing to award the advertised number of prizes available in the prize category in question.  No more than the advertised number of prizes will be awarded. All decisions of the Sponsors are final.

Conditions of entry
By participating in the promotion, each entrant unconditionally accepts and agrees to comply with and abide by these official rules, all eligibility requirements and the decisions of the sponsor, including the interpretation of these official rules and its exercise of discretion, which will be final and binding in all respects.  Sponsors, their respective advertising and promotion agencies, and/or any telephone network or service providers are not responsible for incorrect or inaccurate transcription of entry information, or for any human error, technical malfunctions, lost/delayed data transmissions, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, line failures of any telephone network, computer equipment, software, inability to access any web site or online service, or any other error or malfunction, or late, lost, misdirected, illegible or postage due entries.

Any potential winner may be requested to provide sponsors with proof that he or she is the authorized account holder of the email address associated with the winning entry. In case of dispute as to the identity of a winner who entered online, such entry will be declared made by the registered user of the email account, and if a prize is won, and such registered user is a valid entrant, the prize will be awarded to such registered user.