Stay or Go

Stay-cation or Vacation

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The University of Colorado A Line is now open and we’re celebrating in a big way. Enter now through April 25 for a chance to win a once in a lifetime prize! Choose between a flyaway trip to Chicago to see Beyoncé or a luxury Denver stay-cation with tickets to Sting and Peter Gabriel. It’s easy to enter, but to Stay or Go – now that choice is hard.

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Sting & Peter Gabriel

The ultimate vacation is a stay-cation.

You already knew this – but Denver was recently named the best place to live in America. Take advantage of all your hometown has to offer with a stay at the boutique Crawford Hotel, explore Union Station and check out rock royalty Sting & Peter Gabriel at the Pepsi Center. You’ll even get a free year long pass to ride all RTD services, all the time. Here’s to doing Denver right.

Stay-cation Prize Package:

  • Hotel stay for one (1) night at the Crawford Hotel in Union Station
  • Two (2) tickets to Sting & Peter Gabriel at the Pepsi Center on July 12
  • $500 spending money in the form of a Visa gift card
  • One (1) RTD annual pass good for unlimited use of the RTD system (all bus and train service) for one year.

Take a vacation – you deserve it.

Are you a jet setter? Love to travel? Then the Vacation Package is right up your alley. You and a friend will get to fly away to Chicago to see Queen Bey herself, get lodging and spending money – trip of a lifetime right?! You’ll even get to take the University of Colorado A Line for free to the airport to start your vacation right.

Vacation Prize Package:

  • Two (2) round trip flights from Denver International Airport to Chicago
  • Hotel stay for one (1) night in Chicago
  • Two (2) tickets to the Beyoncé concert at Soldier Field in Chicago on May 28
  • $500 spending money in the form of a Visa gift card
  • Four (4) free ride coupons good for your trip to/from the airport on the new University of Colorado A Line.

Two great prizes and two lucky winners! First place winner gets their choice – stay-cation or vacation. Second place gets the remaining prize. If you win, the choice is yours – are you going to stay or go?

Enter by filling out the form below through April 25, 2016 at midnight for a chance to win this amazing prize. Must be 18 or older and be a current Colorado resident to win. See the official rules

RTD “Stay or Go” Prize Giveaway Official Rules

Sponsored by the Regional Transportation District

  1. Eligibility:
    1. The Regional Transportation District (RTD) Stay or Go Prize Giveaway (Contest) is open to persons 18 years of age or older at the time of entry. All determinations of eligibility shall be made by RTD in its sole discretion. By submitting an entry (Entry), entrant (Entrant) agrees that he/she has read and consents to be bound by these official Contest Official Rules including the General Rules and Release of Liability and the Grant of Rights set forth below. Eligibility is conditioned on the acceptance of the Official Rules, including General Rules and Release of Liability and the Grant of Rights at time of submission.
    2. Employees (including, without limitation, part-time or temporary employees) of RTD and contest sponsors, their respective parent entities, subsidiaries, affiliated companies and advertising and promotion agencies and the immediate family (i.e., current and ex- spouses, parents, grandparents, children, grandchildren, and siblings and in-laws and steps in any of the foregoing categories) and other household members (i.e., roommates, housemates, significant others, and partners of each legally residing at the same address) of each are NOT eligible.
  2. Entry/Winning
    2. Entries must be submitted through which will redirect to This website is hereinafter referred to as a “Microsite”. The Microsite may be accessed directly or through a link on partner website or digital ads.
    3. Contest submission will begin on April 7, 2016, at 12:00:01 AM (MST), and will end at 11:59:59 PM (MST) on April 25, 2016.
    4. RTD’s database clock will be the official time keeper of this Contest. For purposes of these Rules, all times are listed as Mountain Standard Time (MST).
    5. There is a limit of one Entry submitted per person per Submission Period.
    6. Your Entry must include: (1) Your name. (2) Your email. (3) Your mailing address for purposes confirming residency requirements. (4) Your birthdate for purposes of confirming age requirements. (5) Your phone number.
    7. All Entries become Sponsor's property and will not be returned or acknowledged. It is your sole responsibility to notify RTD in writing if you change your email address.
    8. No purchase or payment of any kind is necessary to enter or win this Contest.
  3. Right to Disqualify:
    1. Entries received that are incomplete may be disqualified at RTD’s sole discretion.
    2. Entries that are determined to be fraudulent will be void, and the person making such an entry or suspected of fraud or tampering with any contest may be barred from further participation in that contest and, in RTD’s sole discretion on a case by case basis, banned from any future participation in any RTD contest.
    3. RTD reserves the right, in its sole and unfettered discretion, to disqualify and remove any Entry (or Entry attached to an inappropriate username) that it believes contains any sexually explicit, disparaging, libelous or inappropriate content, is not suitable for publication, infringes the rights of any third party, or in any way reflects negatively upon RTD or otherwise does not meet all requirements in these Official Rules.
    1. RTD will select the winners by conducting a random drawing.
      1. A random number will be selected on This number will be matched with the number of the Entrant in the Entry database.
      2. The first winner will get to choose which prize package to receive. The second random winner will receive the remaining prize package.
    2. RTD will attempt to contact the Winner through email and/or phone. The Winner will be required to reply or respond with the full contact information (name, street address, city, state, zip code, email address and daytime phone number) within 3 days of RTD’s notification attempt. A Winner’s failure to reply to RTD’s notification to acquire full contact information or any forms requested may result in disqualification at RTD’s sole discretion. Decisions by RTD are final.
    1. RTD may award up to two (2) prizes consisting of the items listed below. ARV for each prize is listed below.
    2. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary herein, no person will be entitled to receive any prize until after their eligibility has been confirmed or accepted by RTD and all required paperwork (including, without limitation, liability release agreements) has been completed by the pending winner within the required deadlines.
    3. All prizes awarded must be picked up at RTD’s office at 1600 Blake Street, Denver, CO 80202, during normal business hours of 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, unless otherwise specifically directed by RTD. Prizes will not be mailed, unless otherwise determined by RTD.
    4. Prizes not claimed within thirty (30) business days of being advised by RTD that the prize is available for pick-up, or in the case of a time sensitive prize, within its period of usability if shorter than 30 business days, shall be considered forfeited (without notice to the winner) and will become property of RTD. Such prize may be disposed of at the discretion of RTD Management.
    5. Prizes will be released to winners only. Winners may be required to present a valid United States state or federal photo ID and valid social security number in order to pick up any prize. Winners may be required, in RTD’s sole discretion, to sign one or more liability release agreements relieving RTD, its parents, subsidiaries, officers, directors, members, managers, employees, agents, contest sponsors and others from any and all liability with respect to the contestant’s participation in the contest and the receipt and/or use of the prize. Any person who refuses to sign the Release and/or provide a social security number or complete or provide any other documents required by RTD by the deadline required by RTD will forfeit any and all prizes.
    6. RTD reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value for all contests and giveaways. Non-cash prizes are not redeemable for cash. No transfer or assignment of prizes is allowed, except as may be determined by RTD in its sole and absolute discretion on a case by case basis.
    7. Winners are prohibited from selling any prize awarded or transferring any prize without RTD’s authorization (which authorization must be in writing by a RTD representative and shall be granted or withheld in RTD’s sole discretion on a case by case basis). In the event that RTD discovers or suspects (correctly or incorrectly) that a winner is attempting to sell his/her prize from RTD (i.e., ebay, craigslist or otherwise), RTD reserves the right, in its sole discretion, on a case by case basis to take any one or more of the following actions: (a) immediately disqualify the winner and deem any prize they were otherwise entitled to as forfeited, (b) refuse to award the prize to such winner, even if he/she represents that they will not resell or transfer the prize, and/or (c) prohibit the violating winner from participating and/or winning any future RTD contests (whether for a fixed period of time or in perpetuity, in RTD’s sole discretion) and if such winner ever wins a future RTD contest during the period that he/she is banned, he/she shall be disqualified from the contest and forfeit any prize once it has come to RTD’s attention. Further, RTD reserves the right to track and/or cancel and invalidate any prize awarded that RTD suspects was sold or transferred without authorization.
    8. Winners are responsible for paying all applicable local, county, state and federal taxes on prizes based on the estimated retail value of the prize, as set forth in the contest rules, and may be issued an IRS 1099 form for all prizes won from RTD where the aggregate value of all prizes is $600 or more in any calendar year.
    9. Specific restrictions regarding awarded prizes will be provided, if applicable, to the winner. Unless restrictions delivered to a specific winner differ from the following, the following will apply generally to prizes awarded in this contest:
      1. Any prize involving air travel will include only round-trip, coach-class air transportation from Denver International Airport. Winner is responsible for pre-payment of any taxes or airport, reserved seating, baggage, government or other fees or charges.
      2. Any prize involving overnight accommodations will include only one room, double occupancy, room only. Incidental expenses, taxes and ground transportation are not included. Winners may be required to provide a valid credit card to check into the hotel and to cover incidental expenses.
      3. Any prize involving travel (overnight accommodations, flight, motor coach, and/or rail, etc.) may require that the winner and/or the winner’s guest(s) be over 18 or over 21. Guests may be required to sign one or more liability release agreements before being authorized by RTD or its sponsor to be allowed to participate as winner’s guest on a trip.
      4. Any prize involving travel is based on availability and subject to additional restrictions including blackouts, peak period restrictions and expiration dates imposed by RTD, sponsors and/or agents participating in the contest. These restrictions are not subject to negotiation. In addition, winners/guests are solely responsible for obtaining any international travel documents, visas or passports required. Reservations are non-transferable and once booked and confirmed may not be re-scheduled. Winner and guests are required to travel on the same itinerary and changes may not be made once booked.
      5. With respect to travel, event tickets and/or events of any kind, RTD and sponsors are not responsible for replacing or reimbursing winners with any form of compensation for flights or events that are canceled, rescheduled or delayed. All cancellations are deemed beyond the control of RTD and its sponsors. This includes, but is not limited to, event cancellations, trip schedule changes, flight cancellations, changes in travel arrangements, travel delays of any form and duration, as well as all delays or cancellations due to acts of nature, terrorism (including threats), illness or war. Additionally, RTD is not responsible for any work stoppage, bankruptcy or other condition beyond RTD’s control that may affect RTD’s ability to provide any of the prizes. RTD is not responsible for any expenses incurred by contest winners as a result of such cancellations, delays or other circumstances beyond RTD’s control.
      6. Any prize that provides an opportunity to attend a concert or other event is contingent upon the artist or venue being available for such activity/event, which is beyond the RTD’s control. RTD is not responsible if a winner and/or his/her guests are unable to participate in the associated activity if the artist or venue fails to be available for any reason. In the event that RTD elects (in its sole discretion) to attempt to reschedule any such event/activity or offer an alternative prize, RTD shall have no obligation whatsoever to offer any other alternate prize if such attempt to reschedule or other offer is not accepted by or utilized by winner for any reason whatsoever.
      7. Any prize that is awarded in the form of a gift certificate may have an expiration date and use of such certificate may be based on availability and include black-out periods, restrictions or excluded items (for example, tax, tips, alcoholic beverage, or goods from a particular manufacturer). Gift certificates are only redeemable at the locations for which they are specified.
      8. In all instances in which winner has the right to select specific products, the choice or products offered may be limited by RTD or certain specific products or manufacturers may be excluded. Winner will receive more information on such restrictions and limitations after they have been awarded the prize.
      9. RTD reserves the right to substitute prizes (or components of prizes) for prizes of equal or greater values. No other substitutions or transfers of prizes permitted. RTD is responsible only for prize delivery; not responsible for prize utility, quality or otherwise. Taxes and fees, if any, are the sole responsibility of prize Winners. If any portion of any prize is cancelled or postponed for any reason, RTD will have no obligation to award compensation in lieu thereof. By accepting the prize, the Winner agrees to RTD’s use of their Entry and/or prize information for any purposes in any medium without additional compensation, or notice to Winners, to the extent permitted by law.
      Go Prize Package:
      • Two (2) round trip flights from Denver International Airport to Chicago
      • Hotel stay for one (1) night in Chicago
      • Two (2) tickets to the Beyoncé concert at Soldier Field in Chicago on May 28, 2016
      • $500 spending money in the form of a Visa gift card
      • Four (4) free ride coupons good for your trip to/from the airport on the new University of Colorado A Line.
      Go Prize Package ARV:
      • Flights: $800
      • Hotel: $295
      • Concert tickets: $400 ($200 each)
      • Spending money: $500
      • Total ARV: $1,995
      Stay Prize Package:
      • Hotel stay for one (1) night at the Crawford Hotel in Union Station
      • Two (2) tickets to Sting and Peter Gabriel at the Pepsi Center on July 12
      • $500 spending money in the form of a Visa gift card
      • One (1) RTD annual pass good for unlimited use of the RTD system (all bus and train service) for one year.
      Stay Prize Package ARV:
      • Hotel: $500
      • Concert tickets: $200
      • Spending money: $500
      • RTD Annual pass: $1,881
      • Total ARV: $3,081
    1. The Contest is governed by and subject to the laws of the United States and the State of Colorado. All federal, state, and local laws and regulations apply. Void where prohibited by law. RTD may delegate any or all of its rights and responsibilities in this Contest to one or more third parties, and all references to “RTD” in these Official Rules also apply to any such third party. By entering the Contest, Entrants release and hold harmless RTD, participating prize providers, and any of their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, employees and agencies (collectively, the “Promotion Entities”) against any and all claims and liability arising out of participation in the Contest or any Contest-related activity, including from Winner's use or misuse of a prize. Winners assume all liability for any injury or damage caused, or claimed to be caused, by participation in this Contest or use/redemption of any prize. Entrant and Group agree to be bound by these Official Rules, and the decisions of RTD which are final and binding on all matters relating to this Contest. RTD is not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the Contest or in the announcement of the prizes. RTD is not responsible for any electronic transmission errors resulting in omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operations or transmission, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or alterations of entry materials, or for technical, network, telephone equipment, electronic, computer, hardware or software malfunctions or limitations of any kind, or inaccurate transmissions of or failure to receive entry information by RTD or presenter on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website or any combination thereof. If for any reason the Contest is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of RTD which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Contest, RTD shall have the right to modify, suspend, or terminate the Contest. In the event of termination, a notice will be posted online and all eligible Entries received prior to termination will be drawn from, per these Official Rules. Any use of robotic, automatic, programmed or similar methods of participation/voting will void all such submissions/votes by such methods. RTD RESERVES THE RIGHT IN ITS SOLE AND UNFETTERED DISCRETION TO DISQUALIFY ANY PERSON WHO TAMPERS OR IS SUSPECTED OF TAMPERING WITH THE ENTRY AND/OR JUDGING PROCESS. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE WEBSITE, OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, RTD RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES AND OR OTHER RELIEF FROM ANY SUCH ENTRANT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW.
    1. Each Entrant submitting an Entry into the Contest irrevocably assigns and transfers all rights, title and interest in the Entry to RTD, including, without limitation, all copyrights, and all rights incidental, subsidiary, ancillary or allied thereto (including, without limitation, all derivative rights) in and to the Entry for exploitation throughout the universe, in perpetuity, by means of any and all media and devices whether now known or hereafter devised. Each Entrant gives RTD the right to publish, use, adapt, edit and/or modify his/her Entry in any way, in any and all media and without additional notice or payment of consideration to Entrant or other identifiable persons (Group) depicted in the Entry, for any purpose which RTD deems necessary or desirable, and each Entrant irrevocably waives any and all so-called moral rights they may have herein, including without implying limitation any and all attribution and integrity rights.
    1. RTD shall have no obligation (express or implied) to use any Entry, or to otherwise exploit any Entry or, if commenced, to continue the distribution or exploitation thereof, and RTD may at any time abandon the use of any Entry for any reason, with or without legal justification or excuse, and Entrants and Group shall not be entitled to any damages or other relief by reason thereof.
    1. By participating in this Contest, each Entrant agrees to RTD's use of his/her personal information as described in RTD's Grant of Rights policy in these Rules. In addition, by participating in this Contest, each Entrant further acknowledges and agrees that he/she is providing his/her personal information to RTD to fulfill its obligations under this Contest.
    1. Questions should be directed to RTD Stay or Go Giveaway Contest by phone at 303-299-2014; by email at or by U.S. Mail at 1600 Blake Street, Denver, CO 80202.

Contest entry is now closed.

Winners will be notified by phone or email.