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Play for The Beach Tournament


Official Rules. No Purchase Necessary.

NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. The Myrtle Beach Area Convention & Visitors Bureau Play for The Beach Tournament (the "Tournament") begins September 22nd, 2023, at 12:01 a.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST).

1. ELIGIBILITY. Visit Myrtle Beach’s Play for The Beach Tournament is open to individuals aged 18 years or older at the time of registration. Participants must be able to provide valid identification document to verify their age and eligibility. The Myrtle Beach Area Convention & Visitors Bureau, 1200 N. Oak St., Myrtle Beach, SC 29577 is referred to as "Sponsor." The Sponsor and its advertising or promotion agencies, those involved in the production, development, implementation or handling of this tournament, any agents acting for, or on behalf of Sponsor, its respective affiliates, subsidiaries, licensees, service providers, and any other person or entity associated with this tournament are referred to as the "Tournament Entities." Employees, officers, and directors of the Tournament Entities and members of their immediate families (spouses, children, siblings, parents, and their spouses), and/or persons living in the same household as such persons, whether or not related, are ineligible to enter this tournament.

2. REGISTRATION: All participants must be register to play in the Tournament.  The registration process will require participants to provide accurate and up-to-date information.  By registering, participants agree to abide by these Terms and Conditions. No purchase necessary to enter.

3. TOURNAMENT FORMAT: The Tournament will be conducted in a standard pickleball format, with matches being played as per official rules and regulations.  The organizers reserve the right to modify the format or schedule of the Tournament if necessary.

4. CODE OF CONDUCT: All participants must adhere to a high standard of sportsmanship and fair play throughout the Tournament. Any form of unsportsmanlike conduct, cheating or disruptive behavior may result in immediate disqualification. Participants are expected to show respect towards fellow players, organizers and spectators. 

5. LIABILITY AND WAIVER: All participants understand and acknowledge that pickleball involves physical activity and inherent risks.  Participants could be asked to sign a liability waiver before the Tournament, releasing the organizers from any liability for injuries, accidents, or damages that may occur during the event.

6. WINNER SELECTION: The Tournament winner will be the participant who successfully progresses through all rounds and emerges as the overall champion.  In the event of a tie, a tiebreaker match may be held to determine a winner.   

7. GRAND PRIZE DRAWING AND NOTIFICATION OF CHOSEN ENTRANT. At the conclusion of the tournament the winner of the Tournament will be awarded the following the Grand Prize.  The prize is non-transferable and cannot be exchanged for cash or any other alternatives. 

8. PRIZE. Grand Prize (1) One: 4-night stay of hotel accommodations for 2 people, subject to availability, Round trip airfare for 2 people (valued up to $600), 2 tickets for a round of golf or a spa package for 2, a round of mini golf for 2 people, 2 SkyWheel passes and $250 in dining certificates. Attractions and spa options will be determined by Visit Myrtle Beach. The following blackout dates apply: Holiday and/or area Special Events weeks, including, but not limited to, the week before Easter, the week after Easter, the months of July and August, and Labor Day weekend. No substitution, transfer, or cash equivalent for the prize (or prize component), except that Sponsor, at its sole discretion, may substitute the prize (or prize component) with a prize of equal value, due to unavailability of advertised prize/prize component. Prize will be awarded provided prize is properly claimed. The prize must be redeemed and travel completed no later than July 1st 2024.

9. Any and all taxes, surcharges, personal expenses, and travel costs are the responsibility of prize winner and are not included in the prize.

10. CONDITIONS. After winning Entrant completes all required documents to Sponsor's satisfaction, Sponsor will be given gift letter to winning. Winner agrees to allow the use of the first name, city, and state to be posted on social media. Tournament is subject to these Official Rules. By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these complete Official Rules. All decisions of Sponsor are final and binding; and entrants agree to waive any right to claim ambiguity in the Tournament or these Official Rules, except where prohibited by law. By accepting a prize, winner agrees to release Sponsor, its attorneys, affiliates, together with the respective directors, employees, officers, licensees, licensors and agents of each, including without limitation, their respective advertising and promotion entities and any person or entity associated with the production, judging, or administration of the tournament, (collectively, the "Releasees") from any and all liability, loss or damage arising from or in connection with awarding, receipt and/or use or misuse of prize or participation in any prize-related activities. Sponsor reserves the right to use the tournament for publicity purposes in any media and to use the name, likeness, and hometown name and/or prize information of selected entrants as part of that publicity, without any compensation or prior review unless prohibited by law. Any such use with respect to minors shall be subject to prior approval of a parent or legal guardian. Winner must supply Sponsor with his/her social security number for tax purposes. Taxes, if any, are the sole responsibility of the selected entrant, and the winner will be issued an IRS Form 1099 for the ARV (estimated at $599 to $799) of the prize. Transportation to and from the vacation site is the sole responsibility of the selected entrant. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any entrant it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the tournament or violating these Official Rules. The Releasees shall not be liable for: (i) computer hardware, software or other technical or computer malfunctions, lost connections, disconnections, delays or transmission errors; (ii) data corruption, theft, destruction, unauthorized access to or alteration of entry or other materials; (iii) any injuries, losses or damages of any kind caused by the prize or resulting from acceptance, possession or use of a prize, or from participation in the tournament; or (iv) any printing, typographical, administrative or technological errors in any materials associated with the tournament. Sponsor disclaims any liability for damage to any computer system resulting from participating in, or accessing or downloading information in connection with this Sweepstakes, and reserve the right, in their sole discretion, to cancel, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes should a virus, bug, computer problem, unauthorized intervention or other causes beyond Sponsor's control, corrupt the administration, security or proper play of the tournament. Sponsor may prohibit an entrant from participating in the tournament or winning prize if, in its sole discretion, it determines such entrant is attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes in any way by cheating, hacking, deception, or any other unfair playing practices of intending to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other players or Sponsor representatives. Use of any automated system to participate is strictly prohibited and will result in disqualification. Sponsor may disqualify at its sole discretion any entries it believes are created by an automated system. Sponsor may disqualify at its sole discretion any entries it believes exceed the weekly minimum. Disputes regarding these Official Rules and/or this Sweepstakes will be governed by the internal laws of the State of South Carolina. Any and all legal actions or claims arising in connection with this Sweepstakes must be brought in a court of competent jurisdiction within the United States. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE VISTMYRTLEBEACH.COM WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE IN VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND WILL RESULT IN DISQUALIFICATION FROM PARTICIPATION IN THE SWEEPSTAKES. SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSORS RESERVE THE RIGHT TO SEEK REMEDIES AND DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEY FEES) TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW, INCLUDING CRIMINAL PROSECUTION.

8. CANCELLATION OR MODIFICATIONS: The sponsors or organizers reserve the right to cancel, modify, or suspend the Tournament at their discretion due to unforeseen circumstances, technical issues, or any other reasons beyond their control, aka weather. In such cases, participants will be informed promptly about the changes.

8. PRIVACY. All personal information collected by Sponsor will be used for administration of the Sweepstakes. In addition, entrants are specifically opting in to receive email correspondence from, or on behalf of Sponsor, subject to Sponsor's website privacy policy. Sponsor complies with Federal CAN-SPAM guidelines and entrants may subsequently opt-out of receiving further emails. Any questions regarding privacy matters should be directed to the address set out below.

9. OFFICIAL RULES. For a copy of these Official Rules, send your request in a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: Visit Myrtle Beach’s Official Rules, 1200 N. Oak St., Myrtle Beach, SC 29577. The request must be received by September 22nd, 2023.