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SJC Spiritaneous Sweepstakes

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SJC Spiritaneous Sweepstakes

Hey San José, we’ve got EVEN more Spirit now with newly added routes to Los Angeles, Portland and Baltimore. And to celebrate, we’re having a sweepstakes! A very spontaneous – scratch that – Spiritaneous sweepstakes.

We’re excited to partner with Spirit to give away two (2) roundtrip tickets to Los Angeles departing at 4:57 p.m. that same day on Thursday, June 13 and returning on Sunday, June 16. The prize will also include a four (4) day parking pass to park on site at any SJC parking lot and two (2) daily passes to The Club SJC lounge.

How does it work? Why is it so spontaneous?

  • You’ll show up with your travel buddy at the airport, bags packed.
  • You’ll enter for a chance to win the prize.
  • If selected as the winner, you’ll head on up to Security and get your 4-day LA vacation started. Yes, right then and there. Talk about spontaneous!
  • Spirit will take care of your flights and baggage – the rest of your adventure is up to you.

Enter for a Chance to Win at SJC
Enter for a chance to win by showing up on Thursday, June 13, from 1:30-2 p.m. near the Spirit ticket counters located in Terminal A. The winner will be selected and announced by Spirit Airlines at just after 2 p.m. Must be present to win. Winner must be 18 years older and have a valid ID. View map and directions here.

Parking validations will be available for those participating in the sweepstakes. 

See below for event rules and guidelines. 

Official Rules for SJC Spiritaneous Sweepstakes, aka “SJC Spiritaneous”

  2. This sweepstakes is open only to persons who are legal residents of the United States who are at least eighteen (18) years of age. Only one entry per eligible participant is permitted. Employees and the families of employees of Spirit Airlines, Inc. (“Spirit”) and City of San José, its subsidiaries, affiliates, suppliers, partners, advertising and promotion agencies, and directors (collectively the “Employees”), as well as members of an Employees' immediate family and/or those living in the same household of Employees are not eligible to participate or win. This includes all personnel who work or are contracted to work at San José Mineta International Airport.
  3. This sweepstakes may be entered into by going to the SJC Spiritaneous contest table located near the Spirit ticket counter at the San José Mineta International Airport (“Airport”) on the day of the contest. Entrants must complete an entry form on Thursday, June 13, 2024, between 1:30 p.m. PDT and 2 p.m. PDT (“Sweepstakes Period”).
  4. There will be one (1) prize (“Prize”) awarded on the day of the sweepstakes. The prize winner (“Winner”) will receive two (2) round-trip tickets on Spirit Airlines, including one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. The Winner on Thursday, June 13, 2024, will be flown from San José Mineta International Airport to Los Angeles. The Winner’s tickets shall only be applicable to the flight leaving on the day they win. The Winner will also receive a voucher for four (4) days of free parking for one vehicle in the Parking Garage at San José Mineta International Airport. This voucher can be redeemed for free parking upon return to the Airport on June 16, 2024.
  5. The Winner will determine the user of the remaining one ticket (“Guest”). The Guest must be at least eighteen (18) years of age. The Winner and the Guest must be eligible to travel by aircraft. The Winner will be responsible for any air travel taxes and/or expenses, including applicable departure taxes or fees, inspection charges, additional baggage fees, and security charges. The Winner is responsible for ensuring that the Winner and Guest, at their own expense, have any necessary travel documentation (i.e. valid photo identification, visas, passports, etc.) before travel.
  6. If the Winner’s flight is canceled, the Winner will be carried on the next available flight operated by Spirit from the Airport to Los Angeles, which may depart on a different day. No other compensation will be due. The return flight shall be on June 16, subject to availability. If the return flight is canceled, the Winner will be carried on the next available flight operated by Spirit from Los Angeles to the Airport. No other compensation will be due for canceled flights.
  7. The Fair Market Value (“FMV”) of each Prize is approximately one thousand dollars ($800) but may vary depending upon the points of departure and/or airline fare fluctuations. No guarantee as to the FMV is made. Additional carrier charges (including baggage charges) may apply. Go to for additional information on carrier charges.
  8. The Prize is not, in whole or in part, redeemable for cash and is not transferable. The Winner may elect to partake in any or all portions of the Prize with or without the Guest(s), but the unused portion will be forfeited and not subject to further or alternative compensation. All elements of the Prize must be redeemed at the same time, and no changes will be permitted after confirmation of any redemption. No “Points” in Spirit Airlines’ Free Spirit frequent flier program will be awarded in connection with the tickets provided. Spirit Airlines’ Contract of Carriage will apply to the tickets and their use.
  9. The Winner of this sweepstakes will be determined on June 13, at or about 2:15 p.m. PDT via random drawing. Any Winner that is not present at the time their name is announced as a Winner will forfeit their prize. In that case, another drawing for a Winner will be done.
  10. The Winner will be selected via a random drawing from among all eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period. The random drawing will be conducted by a Spirit representative whose decisions are based upon their sole discretion and interpretation of these Official Rules and are final and binding in all respects.
  11. The Prize consists only of the elements expressly set forth above; no other elements or expenses (including, without limitation, insurance, meals, ground transportation, phone calls, baggage, gratuities, incidentals, souvenirs, gasoline, etc.) are included in the Prize, and any and all such expenses are the sole responsibility of each Winner. Once issued, tickets are non-transferable and may not be reissued once travel has commenced. Open tickets may not be issued, and stopovers are not permitted.
  12. The odds of winning will be based upon the number of participants.
  13. This sweepstakes is conducted partnership with Spirit Airlines. For the names of the sweepstakes winners or a copy of these Official Rules, please submit a request and a self-addressed/stamped envelope by July 13, to 1701 Airport Blvd., Ste. B-1130, San Jose, CA 95010.  ATTN: SJC Spiritaneous.
  14. Any claims in connection with this sweepstakes shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and any damages awarded shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, up to one hundred dollars ($100), and in no event shall a claimant be entitled to attorneys’ fees.
  15. This sweepstakes is governed under the laws of the state of California. Any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, this sweepstakes or the Prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate court located in the state of California. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation, and enforceability of these Official Rules, or a party’s rights and obligations hereunder, shall be governed by, and construed under, the laws of the state of California, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of California or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than California. Provided, however, that any disputes arising in connection with the tickets or travel associated with the Prizes will be governed exclusively under Spirit Airlines’ Contract of Carriage (available here: us/Documents/Contract_of_Carriage.pdf).
  16. NO LIABILITY: By participating in this sweepstakes, Entrants and Winners agree to release, discharge, indemnify, and hold harmless the Airport, and their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives, and agents from and against any claims made by any and all Winners, Entrants, or any other third parties, related in any way to the operation of this Sweepstakes as well as any other claims, damages, or liability due to any injuries, damages, or losses to any person (including death) or property of any kind resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from receipt, acceptance, possession, misuse, or use of the Prizes, participation in any sweepstakes-related activity, or participation in this sweepstakes.
  17. GENERAL RULES OF PARTICIPATION: By participating in this sweepstakes, Entrants, the Winner, and Guest(s) [a] release the Airport and Spirit from any and all liability, damages, or causes of action (however named or described) with respect to or arising out of participation in the sweepstakes, and/or the receipt or use/misuse of the Prize awarded, including, without limitation, liability for personal injury, death or property damage; and [b] agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Airport, which are final in all respects and not subject to appeal. The Airport reserves the right to permanently disqualify from this sweepstakes any Entrant or Winner the Airport believes has violated these Official Rules. The Airport may prohibit an Entrant from participating in the sweepstakes or winning a Prize if, in the Airport’s sole discretion, the Airport determines that said Entrant is attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the sweepstakes by cheating, hacking, deception, or other unfair playing practices or intending to annoy, abuse, threaten, or harass any other Entrants, the Airport, or Spirit. If for any reason this sweepstakes is not able to be conducted as planned, including, but not limited to, by reason of infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud or any other causes beyond the reasonable control of the Airport and Spirit which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the sweepstakes, then the Airport and Spirit reserve the right at their sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend the sweepstakes and selected Winners based on the entries received up to the time of cancellation, modification, termination, or suspension. Notification of any such cancellation, termination, modification, or suspension will be provided on the Airport website. To the fullest extent permitted by law, Entrants covenant not to sue the Airport or Spirit or cause them to be sued regarding any matter released above; and further covenant not to disaffirm, limit or rescind any releases. A waiver by one or more of the Sweepstakes Entities of any term in these Official Rules does not constitute a waiver of any other provision. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY A PERSON TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE IN VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND, SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE AIRPORT RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK REMEDIES AND DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEY’S FEES) FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW, INCLUDING CRIMINAL PROSECUTION. THE AIRPORT’S FAILURE TO ENFORCE ANY TERM OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES SHALL NOT CONSTITUTE A WAIVER OF THESE PROVISIONS.
  18. PRIVACY: The collection of personal information provided in connection with this Sweepstakes will be used in accordance with Spirit’s privacy policy. Entrants may view Spirit’s privacy policy at any time by visiting:
  19. Entrants acknowledge and agree that the Airport shall have the right to use the images and names of the Winners for promotional purposes, including, but not limited to, posting on social media and sharing on the Airport website.