Contest Rules

No purchase necessary to enter or win.  Purchasing will not increase your odds of winning.

Mastercard® Business and/or Corporate Card Transactions Not Eligible.                                                               

All entries, whether submitted by using a Mastercard as described below or by mail, have an equal chance of winning.  For the purpose of this Sweepstakes, Mastercard use includes transactions initiated by Mastercard consumer credit or debit cards. A consumer credit card is a card issued to access a line of credit granted for consumer and/or household purposes. A consumer debit card is a card issued to access your DCCU checking account. It does not include DCCU’s Business Credit Card products. Void outside the Commonwealth of Virginia and where prohibited by law.

Eligibility: The Holiday Sweepstakes (“Sweeps”) is only open to DCCU members in good standing whose account was opened before 11/01/17 and who are legal residents of the Commonwealth of Virginia, and who are at least eighteen (18) years old as of 11/01/17 (“entrants”, “members”, “you”, “your”). Employees of DuPont Community Credit Union (“Sponsor”), Mastercard International Incorporated, other companies associated with the promotion of the Sweepstakes, and each of their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, distributors, prize providers, and advertising and promotion agencies and the immediate family (spouses, parents, children, siblings and their respective spouses) and/or those living in the same household of any of the foregoing are not eligible to enter or win and shall hereinafter collectively be referred to as the “Released Parties”. Sweeps is subject to Federal, state, and local laws and regulations. “The Sweeps are not available where prohibited or void by applicable laws or regulations.”

DCCU’s field of membership is: everyone who lives, works, worships, volunteers or attends school in the following counties and cities:

  • Augusta
  • Bath
  • Buena Vista
  • Clarke
  • Frederick
  • Harrisonburg
  • Highland
  • Lexington
  • Page
  • Rockbridge
  • Rockingham
  • Shenandoah
  • Staunton
  • Warren
  • Waynesboro
  • Winchester

Family members of eligible individuals are eligible to join as well: spouse, children, brothers, sisters, parents, grandparents, grandchildren, adopted children and step relations (step-children for example).

If you are a Prize Recipient, you may be required to furnish photographic identification in the form of a valid government issued document, acknowledge your acceptance of and compliance with these Official Rules, confirm your eligibility to participate in the Sweepstakes, sign a waiver acknowledging that you will not hold Released Parties liable for any injury and/or expense incurred due to your acceptance of the Prize, and provide the Sponsor any other reasonably requested information, including without limitation, your social security number and any other information required for tax reporting purposes, in a form determined by the Sponsor. Failure to furnish such information and signed affidavit within the time period stated in the Sponsor’s request may cause disqualification.

Promotion Period:  Sweeps begins at 12:00:01AM Eastern Standard Time (“EST”) on 11/01/17 and ends at 11:59:59 PM on 12/31/17 (“Promo Period’).

How to Enter:  There are two methods of entry: 1) To enter the Sweeps using your personal DCCU Mastercard credit or debit card – you will automatically receive one (1) entry into the Sweeps each time you use your personal DCCU Mastercard (the “Card”) to make an eligible purchase transaction during the Promo Period. Purchase transactions involving account adjustment transactions/returns, late payment fees, over-limit or over-draft fees, return check fees, check re-orders fees, ATM fees, cash advances, monthly/annual fees, balances transfers and/or other fees assessed on your account are not eligible for automatic Sweeps entry. Entries from DCCU Mastercard business and/or corporate cards, unauthorized Card use or made with the lost, stolen, or fraudulent Cards are void. Only purchases made with a Card that is in good standing (both at time of entry and winner selection) and issued by DuPont Community Credit Union in the U.S. to a DCCU member (as set forth herein) during the Promo Period are eligible for automatic entry; or 2) To enter the Sweeps by mail without making a purchase – you may receive one (1) entry by hand printing your name, complete mailing address, telephone number, date of birth (mm/dd/yyyy) stipulate and confirm that you were a DCCU member prior to 11/01/17, and the words “DCCU Holiday Sweepstakes” on a 3” x 5” piece of paper and mailing it in a sealed, stamped and hand printed #10 envelope to: DCCU Holiday Sweepstakes, PO Box 1365, Waynesboro, VA 22980.  Enter as often as you wish by mail, but each entry must be mailed separately to be received by the applicable entry period Mail-In entry deadline, specified in the chart below. Mail-in entries must be postmarked during the entry period Promotion Dates and received by the entry period Mail-In Entry Deadline. All dates set forth in the chart below. There is no limit to the number of valid entries an eligible consumer may receive or submit during the Promo Period, regardless of entry method. No photocopied, computer generated facsimiles, mechanically reproduced, or mass entries permitted. All entries become property of Sponsor and will not be returned. 

Released Parties are not responsible for lost, incomplete, illegible, late, misdirected, stolen, postage-due, or mutilated entries or mail; any error, omission, interruption, defect or delay in transmission, 3rd party transaction classification, transaction processing, or communication; technical or mechanical malfunctions; failures or malfunctions of phones, phone lines, or telephone systems; errors in these Official Rules, in any Sweeps-related advertisements or other materials; human-processing error; failures of electronic equipment, computer hardware or software; or inaccurate entry information, whether caused by equipment, programming used in this Sweeps, human error, or otherwise.  Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to void any and all entries of an entrant who Sponsor believes has attempted to tamper with or impair the administration, security, fairness, or proper play of this Sweeps.

Grand Prize: An eight (8)-day/seven (7)-night trip for winner and one (1) guest to Royalton White Sands Resort in Montego Bay, Jamaica. Trip includes round-trip economy air transportation from Charlottesville (CHO) Airport, private transfers from airport to resort property, double occupancy Honeymoon Jacuzzi Ocean View Suite Diamond Club Room, all-inclusive includes five (5) restaurants and six (6) bars, and a Bamboo River Rafting excursion for two in Negril. (Approximate Retail Value “ARV” = $14,920)

Grand Prize Terms and Conditions: Travel must be booked with Montrose Travel by December 31, 2018 and is subject to certain blackout dates, rules and restrictions.  Reservations must be made a minimum of sixty (60) days prior to departure and cannot be made until original voucher has been received by Montrose Travel. Voucher is valid for a 7 night stay at the Royalton White Sands Resort based on double occupancy and availability. Vacation includes economy airfare for two from CHO, private transfers from airport to resort property, and a Bamboo River Rafting excursion for two in Negril. Voucher is valid for a one-time use; there is no cancellation or refund policy applicable to this voucher, once redeemed it becomes null & void. Maximum value is $14,920. Government taxes, any fees, stateroom upgrades and more are additional and the responsibility of the traveler. All additional amounts must be paid to Montrose Travel. Voucher applies only to bookings made by phone or in person and does not apply to bookings made online at Please note that a processing fee may be applied.  When booking your travel with your voucher, we may inform you that certain car and hotel reservations do not allow pre-payment. In these instances, reservations will need to be purchased by the traveler and a reimbursement check up to, but not exceeding, the face value of the voucher will be issued by Montrose Travel to the traveler, after travel has been completed and receipts submitted to Montrose Travel. Montrose Travel is not responsible for any lost or stolen certificates. Voucher must be used in conjunction with Montrose Travel booking and is not redeemable for travel booked through an agency or travel supplier other than Montrose Travel. All income and other taxes are the responsibility of the traveler. 

TOTAL OF PRIZE:  $14,920

Winner Selection & Entry Periods: One (1) Grand Prize winner will be selected in a random drawing on/about 01/12/18 from all eligible entries received during entire Promo Period. All drawings will be conducted by DuPont Community Credit Union. Odds of winning an entry period prize will depend on the number of eligible entries received for the applicable entry period drawing. Odds of winning the Grand Prize will depend on the number of eligible entries received during the Promo Period.

Entry Period Number

Entry Period Promotion Dates - All Entry Periods will begin at 12:00:01 am EST; end at 11:59:59 pm EST per listed dates.

Entry Period Mail-in Entry Deadline

Entry Period Winner Drawing

1 - (1) Grand Prize

11/01/17 - 12/31/17




Privacy: Your use of your card to make a purchase during the Promo Period and/or your submission of a 3” x 5” mail-in entry constitutes your consent to participate in this Sweeps and your consent for Sponsor to obtain, use, and transfer your name, Card number, email and mail, phone number and other information for the purpose of administering this Sweeps, awarding the prizes and to comply with legal requirements. 

Sponsor may elect to send email marketing communications to its cardholders or other email recipients in its databases in connection with the Sweeps. You can, at any time and free of charge, choose not to receive any of those email communications by clicking on the unsubscribe link within the e-mail. Opting out of receiving email communications from DuPont Community Credit Union will not preclude a consumer from winning.

Except where prohibited by law, acceptance of a prize constitutes winner’s consent to Released Parties, its agent’s or other designee’s use of winner’s name, likeness, photograph, voice, opinions, biographical information, prize and/or state/city of residence for advertising and promotional purposes in any media, worldwide, in perpetuity, without notification , payment or consideration. You may be required to sign a document confirming your consent to this effect.

For information regarding Sponsor’s privacy practices, please call 800-245-8085.

Miscellaneous:  No transfer, assignment, cash redemption or substitution of a prize (or portion thereof) will be permitted, except by Sponsor, in its sole discretion, due to the prize unavailability or other causes otherwise determined solely by the Sponsor, and then for a prize (or applicable portion) of equal or greater value. Grand Prize winner will be required to notify Sponsor of prize acceptance by returning an executed and notarized Affidavit of Eligibility, Liability Release and (where legal) Publicity Release within three (3) days of issuance of notification or other timer period determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion.  Grand Prize guests will also be required to sign and return a Liability Release and (where legal) Publicity Release prior to the issuance of travel documents. Grand Prize winner will also be required to submit to a confidential background check to confirm eligibility and ensure that trip attendance by such person, or the use of any such person in advertising or publicity, will not pose a security threat or bring Sponsor or Released Parties into public disrepute, contempt, scandal or ridicule or reflect unfavorably on Sponsor or Released Parties as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, and, in such event, the prize may be forfeited. Non-compliance with any of the foregoing may result in disqualification and awarding of prize to an alternate winner. If any prize or prize notification letter is returned as undeliverable or the prize is declined for any reason, winner will be disqualified and, at Sponsor’s sole discretion and time permitting, an alternate winner may be selected. Should the potential winner decide to decline his/her prize for any reason whatsoever or not respond to the prize notification by the applicable response deadline, Sponsor shall have no further obligation to that potential winner and an alternate winner may be randomly selected from among all remaining eligible Sweeps entries. By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and agree that Released Parties and their designees and assigns and all of their respective officers, directors, employees, shareholders, representatives, agents, and the franchisees of any of them shall have no liability and entrant will defend, indemnify and hold harmless Sponsor and the other Released Parties from and against any liability, loss, injury, or damage of any kind (including attorney’s fees) to any person to entity including, without limitation, personal injury, death, or loss of, or damage to personal or real property, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, by reason of entrant’s entry into the Sweeps, any materials he or she may submit in connection herewith or the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of a prize or participation in any activities associated with the Sweeps or any prize awarded in connection herewith, including without limitation travel to/from/during the Trip and the lodging, activities and events of the Trip. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to void any and all entries of an entrant who Sponsor believes has attempted to tamper with or impair the administration, security, fairness, or proper play of this Sweeps and to modify, suspend, and/or terminate this Sweeps (or portion thereof) should virus, bugs, non-authorized human intervention or other causes corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play of the Sweeps and, in the case of termination, at its discretion, select winner via a random drawing from all eligible, non-suspect entries received prior to the event that required such termination. Released Parties make no warranty, guaranty or representation of any kind concerning any prize (or any portion thereof), and disclaim any implied warranty. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision. Except where prohibited, entrant agrees that any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of , or connected with the Sweeps or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate court located in the Commonwealth of Virginia. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, entrant’s rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of the Sponsor in connection with the Sweeps, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules. The remedy for any claim shall be limited to actual damages, and in no event shall any party be entitled to recover punitive, exemplary, consequential, or incidental damages, including attorney’s fees or other such related costs of bringing a claim, or to rescind this agreement or seek injunctive or any other equitable relief. All costs and expenses associated with the acceptance and use of the prize not specified herein as being awarded, including, but not limited to, all federal, state and local taxes, additional transportation, food, beverages, souvenirs, gratuities, airline luggage charges, incidentals, upgrades, insurance, service  charges and other miscellaneous travel expenses are winner’s sole responsibility.

Winner’s Names:  For the winners’ names, send a self address, stamped envelope to be received by 01/10/18 to P. O. Box 1365, Waynesboro, VA, 22980.


Sponsor:  DuPont Community Credit Union, 140 Lucy Lane, Waynesboro, VA, 22980

© 2017 Mastercard, Mastercard and the Mastercard Brand Mark are registered trademarks of Mastercard International Incorporated

The use of any non-Sponsor trademarks, service marks, logos, or other marks in connection with this Sweeps or any prize is not meant by Sponsor to imply the endorsement of the respective owner(s) of such marks, or any affiliation of the respective owner(s) of such marks with Sweeps advertisements or the Sweeps.

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