Hollywood A-List Trip to New York!

American Airlines and KTLA 5 want to give you a Hollywood “A-List” getaway!  Watch the KTLA 5 Morning News all this week between 6:30am and 8:30am for the code word, then come to this page (http://ktla.com/aa) and complete and submit the form for your chance to win.  The winner will receive 390,000 American Airlines AAdvantage® miles redeemable for 2 round-trip Business Class tickets to New York, two nights at a luxury hotel in New York,  two tickets to a Broadway show playing at any Shubert Organization theatre, and a $1,000 gift card for dining and other expenses.  Good luck!

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KTLA LLC, 5800 Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles, California 90028



The Sweepstakes begins at 6:30:01 a.m. Pacific Time (“PT”) on February 19, 2018 and ends at 11:59:59 p.m. PT on February 23, 2018 (the “Sweepstakes Period”).  Any entries not received within the Sweepstakes Period will be disqualified.


Daily entries: On “KTLA 5 Morning News” on Monday through Friday, February 19-23, 2018, one code word will be shown on-screen each day between 7 a.m. and 9 a.m. PT. A different code word will be shown each day. After the code word is announced, go to www.ktla.com/aa to complete and submit the online entry form. Entries using each day’s code word must be submitted by 11:59:59 p.m. PT on the day the code word is announced. Entrants will be asked to provide their name, email address, phone number, city, state, and the code word on the entry form. Entries will be disqualified if the code word is spelled incorrectly, or if all requested information is not provided. Each entry submitted in this manner counts as one (1) entry. Limit one entry per person or email address per day. Duplicate entries from the same person or email account will be disqualified.


Entries become the property of the Sponsor and will not be returned or acknowledged. Sponsor and other Released Parties (defined below) are not responsible for entries that are lost, late, misaddressed or misdirected due to technical or computer failures, errors or data loss of any kind, lost or unavailable internet connections, or failed, incomplete, garbled or deleted computer or network transmissions, inability to access the website or online service, or any other technical error or malfunction. Automated entries are prohibited, and any use of automated entry devices will cause disqualification. In the event of a dispute regarding the identity of an entrant, the holder of the email account in the records of the internet service provider will be deemed the entrant.



This sweepstakes is void where prohibited or restricted by law. It is open only to legal residents of California who reside within the counties of Los Angeles, Orange, San Bernardino, Riverside, Ventura, Kern and Inyo in California, who are age 18 or older as of February 19, 2018, and who have not won any other prize from KTLA within the 60 days prior to the end of the Sweepstakes Period.  Employees of KTLA, LLC, other media companies (including television, cable television and radio), American Airlines, Inc. (“Prize Provider”), their respective parent, subsidiary and affiliated entities, and members of their immediate families (spouse, parent or child) living in the same household, are not eligible to enter or win.



After February 23, 2018, all valid entries submitted during the Sweepstakes Period will be combined into a single entry pool. Odds of winning depend on the total number of entries received during the Sweepstakes Period. One (1) winner will be selected at random from the pooled entries, subject to verification and compliance with these Rules.


The winner will be notified by telephone or email. If the selected winner is not eligible, declines the prize, or cannot be contacted within seventy-two (72) hours of the initial attempted notification by phone call or email from Sponsor (including, but not limited to, failure to return a phone call from Sponsor), the selected winner may be disqualified and Sponsor may select an alternate winner at random from all remaining valid entries.



The winner will receive the following (“the Prize”):

  • 390,000 American Airlines AAdvantage® Miles, redeemable for business-class round-trip air travel from Los Angeles International Airport to an airport served by American Airlines in the New York City area. If not already a member, Winner must create a free AAdvantage account at aa.com in order to make use of this part of the prize. AAdvantage® Miles are subject to the terms set forth below. Approximate retail value (“ARV”): $7,761.
  • Two consecutive nights’ accommodations for two people in one (1) double-occupancy room in a hotel of Sponsor’s choosing in the New York metropolitan area. Prize includes two nights’ room and tax only. Winner is responsible for all incidental charges. ARV: $1,600. Hotel stay is subject to availability and must be used by December 31, 2018. Hotel accommodations subject to blackout dates and restrictions.
  • Two tickets to a performance of a stage production at any Shubert Organization theater. Winner will choose from a selection of shows. Tickets are subject to availability and require a minimum of 10 business days to process. For show and theater information, visit shubert.nyc. ARV: $490.
  • A $1,000 prepaid gift card that can be used for dining, local transportation and other expenses, valid wherever prepaid gift cards are accepted. Gift card is subject to the issuer’s terms and conditions. ARV: $1,000.



ARV of the Prize is $10,851.00. If the actual retail value of the Prize is less than this amount, the difference, if any, will not be awarded to the winner. Winner is solely responsible for any and all expenses and incidental travel costs not expressly described above, including but not limited to, ground transportation, in-room charges (e.g., mini-bar, room service, telephone, movies, etc.), meals and beverages, gratuities and personal incidentals.  In the event the winner does not use the hotel portion of the Prize by December 31, 2018, it shall be forfeited. Winner may be required to provide a valid major credit card or other acceptable form of payment, as determined in the hotel’s sole discretion, upon hotel check-in. All in-room charges, telephone calls, meals, beverages, hotel upgrades, amenities, personal incidentals and any other expenses charged to the winner’s hotel room will be charged to the Winner’s credit card or deducted from the deposit provided. Airfare and hotel accommodations are subject to availability at time of booking.

Neither Sponsor nor Prize Provider will be responsible for any cancellations, delays, diversions or substitution or any act or omissions whatsoever by the hotel, the theater or any other persons providing services and accommodations to winner. If the stage performance is cancelled prior to, or during, the winner’s trip, this portion of the Prize will be eliminated from the Prize and there will be no substitute prize or compensation awarded to the winner. Winner and guest agree to comply with all applicable venue regulations in connection with the stage performance. The theater reserves the right to remove or to deny entry to the winner and guest for inappropriate, disruptive or objectionable behavior, it its sole discretion.


The winner may be required to present valid identification and the winner and any of his or her invitees may be required to sign a Statement of Eligibility and Liability and Publicity Release (“The Release”) by the deadline established by Sponsor in order to receive the prize. If the winner does not fulfill these requirements, he or she will forfeit the prize. If these requirements are fulfilled, the winner must pick up or take delivery of the prize by the deadline established by Sponsor.  Failure by the winner to meet any deadlines established by the Sponsor in this sweepstakes will result in forfeiture of the prize.



AAdvantage® miles are redeemed for air transportation, Winner and guest are responsible for the full cost of transportation to and from their departure and arrival city.  Winner and guest are responsible for any and all applicable fees, service charges, surcharges or passenger facility charges and all insurance costs, federal, state, local and foreign taxes, if any, gratuities, meals, incidentals and any other unspecified expenses associated with acceptance or use of the Prize.  AAdvantage® flight awards are subject to, and the passenger is responsible for, the September 11th Security Fee of up to $10 per round-trip, applicable departure taxes, federal inspection fees, passenger facility charges of up to $18.00, depending on itinerary, and any other taxes and fees imposed by a government entity (U.S. or foreign) of up to $240 based on destination; total may vary slightly based upon currency exchange rate at time of purchase, as well as any fees or surcharges (including fuel surcharges) imposed by the carrier. U.S. government excise tax is a user tax to pay for airport construction and airway safety and operations.  If ticketing is less than 21 days prior to departure, a $75.00 expedite charge will apply (waived for AAdvantage® Executive Platinum, AAdvantage® Platinum and AAdvantage® Gold members using miles from their account).  A ticketing service charge of up to $35.00 will apply when ticketing via Reservations, American Airlines Travel Center or an Airport Ticket Office.  (The ticketing service charge is waived for involuntary changes, reissued tickets, AAdvantage award tickets issued within 21 days of travel and an expedite charge has been collected, AAirpass® tickets, Government/military fare tickets, and prepaid tickets.)  Some of these taxes, fees and other amounts may be due upon booking/ticketing the AAdvantage® award travel.


American Airlines AAdvantage® miles will be credited to the AAdvantage® account of the Winner, or may be provided in the form of a Certificate as set forth below, who must provide a valid AAdvantage® membership number in order to receive the mileage credit.  American Airlines AAdvantage® miles awarded in this sweepstakes will not count toward elite status qualification, Million MilerSM status or any other promotional benefit that American Airlines may offer in the AAdvantage® program.  Winner, if not an AAdvantage® member, may join at no cost online at http://www.aa.com and click on AAdvantage® or by calling the AAdvantage® membership desk at 1-800-882-8880.  The credited miles may thereafter be redeemed in any manner consistent with the AAdvantage® program Terms and Conditions, which are subject to change at any time without notice and can be found at http://www.aa.com/aadvantage when you click on Program Details and then click on AAdvantage® Terms and Conditions.  Determination of income tax liability on AAdvantage® travel awards is the responsibility of the Winner.


American Airlines may, among other things, (i) withdraw, limit, modify, or cancel any award; (ii) change program benefits, mileage levels, participant affiliations, conditions of participation, rules for earning, redeeming, retaining or forfeiting mileage credit, or rules for the use of travel awards; or (iii) add travel embargo dates, limit the number of seats available for award travel (including, but not limited to, allocating no seats on certain flights) or otherwise restrict the continued availability of travel awards or special offers.  American Airlines reserves the right to change the AAdvantage® program and its terms and conditions at any time without notice, and to end the AAdvantage® program with six months’ notice.  American Airlines may make any one or more of these changes at any time even though such changes may affect winner’s ability to use the mileage credit or his/her accumulated awards.  AAdvantage® travel awards, accrued mileage credits and special offers are subject to government regulations.  American Airlines is not responsible for products and services offered by other participating companies.  For complete AAdvantage® program details, visit www.aa.com/aadvantage. Prize Provider is solely responsible for the AAdvantage® program and this portion of the Prize.


Released Parties are not liable for any expense incurred as a consequence of a flight cancellation or flight delay. Travel is subject to availability and certain other restrictions, which are subject to change in the sole discretion of American Airlines.  Flight schedules subject to change without notice. AAdvantage® miles will be sent to the Winner in the form of a direct deposit. Mileage credit can be deposited only once on or before the expiration date.  AAdvantage® travel awards, accrued mileage credits and special offers are subject to government regulations.  For complete depositAAmiles program details, visit www.depositAAmiles.com.  For complete AAdvantage® program details, visit www.aa.com/aadvantage.


A portion of all travel booked on American Airlines may be American Eagle® service, operated by Compass Airlines, LLC, Envoy Air Inc., ExpressJet Airlines, Inc., Republic Airline Inc., SkyWest Airlines, Inc., Air Wisconsin Airlines Corporation, Mesa Airlines, Inc., PSA Airlines, Inc., Piedmont Airlines, Inc., or Trans States Airlines, LLC.

American Airlines, American Eagle, AAdvantage, AAdvantage Million Miler, MileSAAver, the Flight Symbol logo and the Tail Design are marks of American Airlines, Inc.

oneworld is a registered trademark of oneworld Alliance, LLC.


If for any reason, the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, tampering, fraud, technical failure, or any other cause which corrupts or threatens the administration, security or integrity of the sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate, cancel or suspend the sweepstakes or any portion of the Sweepstakes. ANY ATTEMPT TO DAMAGE OR UNDERMINE THE FAIR AND LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES WILL RESULT IN DISQUALIFICATION FROM THE SWEEPSTAKES. Information submitted in sweepstakes entries, may be used by Sponsor for marketing and promotional purposes. The sweepstakes is subject to KTLA’s privacy policy, found at www.ktla.com/privacypolicy and KTLA’s Terms of Service, found at www.ktla.com/termsofservice.


Sponsor reserves the right not to display code word on-screen due to the coverage of breaking news or other unforeseen circumstances.  Should Sponsor choose not to display code word on any day during the Sweepstakes Period, Sponsor may (but is not required to) extend the Sweepstakes Period and display the code word on a different day. Any schedule changes for the display of code word will be listed on the KTLA website at www.ktla.com/aa, as soon as possible.


By entering, entrants agree that Sponsor’s and Prize Provider’s decisions on all matters relating to this sweepstakes and the Prize are final, binding and incontestable.


Winner is responsible for all federal, state, and local taxes associated with the Prize. Winner will receive an IRS Form 1099 reflecting the value of the Prize.


No element of the Prize is replaceable if lost, stolen, or destroyed. Prize is not transferable or redeemable for cash, and may not be sold, traded, rescheduled to dates other than as set forth above, or substituted for another prize, except at the sole discretion of Sponsor and/or Prize Provider. Sponsor and Prize Provider reserve the right, but will have no obligation, to substitute the Prize, or any portion thereof, with a prize or prize element of equivalent or greater value, in their sole discretion, if the Prize, or any portion thereof, cannot be awarded for any reason. Prize is subject to restrictions, including those stated on the airfare documents.


By participating in the sweepstakes, entrants agree that, if selected as the winner, entrant and his/her travel companion agree: (a) to release and hold harmless Sponsor, Prize Provider, their respective parent, subsidiary and affiliated entities, and the officers, directors, agents and employees of each of them (collectively, “Released Parties”), from any and all damages, injuries, claims, causes of action, liabilities, expenses or losses of any kind arising out of the entrant’s or guest’s participation in this sweepstakes, acceptance, possession, use or misuse of the Prize (or any element thereof) and any prize-related activity and travel, including without limitation, personal injury, death, property damage or any other loss or injury of any kind; (b)  entrant will not seek, and under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain, an award of, and entrant waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental, consequential, or any other damages other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses; (c) all causes of action arising out of or connected with this sweepstakes shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; (d) any and all claims, judgments, and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, excluding attorneys’ fees and court costs; (e) Sponsor and its licensees will have the right to use the entrant’s and travel companion’s name, photograph, voice, biographical information, and likeness in any and all media for promotional purposes in connection with the sweepstakes. without further compensation or notice; and (f) as a condition of receiving the Prize, the winner and travel companion, within seven (7) days after being notified by Sponsor, must provide valid state-issued identification, fill out and sign an IRS Form W-9 and execute Sponsor’s prepared form of Affidavit of Eligibility, Release and Agreement, containing the foregoing provisions, and failure to do so will result in forfeiture of the Prize.


All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of entrants, Sponsor and Prize Provider in connection with this sweepstakes, will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of California, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflicts of law rules or provisions.


Copy of rules/Name of winner: For a copy of the Official Rules or the name of the winner, send a self-addressed envelope to “WIN A NEW YORK GETAWAY 2018”, KTLA-TV, Attn: Creative Services, 5800 Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles, California 90028. Requests must be received by March 31, 2018.


Prize Provider: American Airlines, Inc., 4333 Amon Carter Blvd., Ft. Worth, Texas 76155.


Sponsor: KTLA, LLC, 5800 Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles, California 90028. KTLA is solely responsible for administration of this Sweepstakes.