Enter for your chance to win a trip for 2 to observe a shark tagging expedition on the OCEARCH research vessel! The trip includes hotel, airfare, a shark tagging. The grand prize winner and guest will join OCEARCH on board the M/V OCEARCH for the unique opportunity to meet a white shark on an upcoming ocean research expedition! Explore new waters and help us collect crucial scientific data that allows us to return our oceans to balance and abundance.
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Eligibility: Open only to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia, Canada (excluding Quebec) and the UK (excluding Northern Ireland) who are 21 years of age or older as of date of entry
Entry Dates: June 1, 2023 – August 31, 2023 at 11:59 pm ET
Entry Limit: There is no limit to the number of entries you can earn regardless of method of entry.
Grand Prize (1): A 5-day/4-night trip for the Grand Prize winner and one (1) travel companion to a Sponsor selected destination in the Southeast coast of the United States for the opportunity to spend one (1) night minimum and four (4) nights maximum on the M/V OCEARCH shark research vessel observing the OCEARCH team on a shark tagging expedition (“expedition”). Trip includes round trip economy class air transportation from major airport closest to Grand Prize winner’s home to destination city (with possible layovers, as determined solely by Sponsor); if applicable, standard hotel accommodations (based on double occupancy) (to be determined solely by Sponsor) for the duration of the trip not spent on the expedition; and the opportunity to meet some of the crew of the M/V OCEARCH shark research vessel, observe some of the world’s top shark scientists and researchers at work, and have the opportunity to ask them select questions. Also, if a shark is tagged and released during the expedition, the Grand Prize winner will have the opportunity to Meet A Shark from a safe observing position on the ship. Grand Prize also includes a two (2) Sponsor specified prize packs each including a pair of Costa Sunglasses valued up to $200 (awarded in the form of a code to be redeemed online that has an expiration date of 12/31/23), a Sponsor specified OCEARCH Yeti Yonder, a Sponsor specified OCEARCH Sun Shirt (size L), a Sponsor specified OCEARCH t-shirt (size L), a Sponsor specified OCEARCH hat, a Sponsor specified OCEARCH hooded sweatshirt (size L), and USD$500 spending money for the Grand Prize winner, awarded in the form of a check. Maximum ARV: $8,000
First Prizes (100): A Sponsor specified OCEARCH Yeti Yonder, a pair of Costa Sunglasses valued up to $200 (awarded in the form of a code to be redeemed online that has an expiration date of 12/31/23) a Sponsor specified OCEARCH Sun Shirt (size L), a Sponsor specified OCEARCH t-shirt (size L), a Sponsor specified OCEARCH hat and a Sponsor specified OCEARCH hooded sweatshirt (size L). Maximum ARV: $430