Contest Rules

From time to time, the Cape May-Lewes Ferry runs sweepstakes. Rules vary by sweepstake. Please make sure to check the appropriate rules below to be advised of all terms and conditions being agreed to when you enter a specific sweepstake. 

Sweepstake Rules:  OTR Red Bike Give-Away

Dates:  August 1 - August 31, 2017 - Thank you for entering, this contest is now closed.


 1.        Eligibility: Red Bike Sweepstakes (the "Sweepstakes") is open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia who are at least eighteen (18) years old at the time of entry. Employees of the Delaware River and Bay Authority, Cape May - Lewes Ferry and other companies associated with the promotion of the Sweepstakes, and their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates and advertising and promotion agencies as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings, and children) and household members of each such employee are not eligible. The Sweepstakes is subject to federal, state, and local laws and regulations.

 2.        Sponsor: The Sweepstakes is sponsored by Cape May - Lewes Ferry, located at 1200 Lincoln Blvd., North Cape May, New Jersey 08204 and at 43 Henlopen Dr., Lewes, DE 19958.

 3.        Agreement to Official Rules: Participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes entrant's full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding. Winning a prize is contingent upon being compliant with these Official Rules and fulfilling all other requirements set forth herein.

 4.        Sweepstakes Period: The Sweepstakes begins on August 01, 2017 at 12:00 a.m. EST and ends on August 31, 2017 at 11:59 p.m. EST (the "Sweepstakes Period"). Entries that are submitted before or after the Sweepstakes Period will be disqualified. Submissions will be accepted for the duration of the Sweepstakes using any of the following methods: On-Site, Online

 5.        How to Enter: 

On-Site: This method of entry will be available at On The Rocks Dockside Grill in Cape May, 1200 Lincoln Blvd., North Cape May, New Jersey 08204 and at On The Rocks Dockside Grill in Lewes, 43 Henlopen Dr., Lewes, DE 19958.

Online: This method of entry will be available by visiting the survey site ( and following the directions provided to fill out the entry information, and submit.

Texting “redbike” to 555-888 provides the sender with a link to the survey site and DOES NOT count as an entry. Entry form must be completed and submitted for entry to be considered complete.

Limit one (1) entry per person for the duration of the Sweepstakes Period, regardless of method of entry. Entries received from any person, e-mail address, or phone number in excess of the stated limitation will be void. All entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned.

 6.        Prize Drawing:  On or about September 05, 2017, the Sponsor will select two (2) potential winners in a random drawing from all eligible entries received. The odds of being selected depend on the number of entries received. The Sponsor will attempt to notify the potential winner via email on or about September 05, 2017. The Sponsor will follow up by phone if the potential winner has not responded in approximately 24 hours. If the potential winner cannot be contacted within 72 hours of the time of the first attempt to contact him/her, the Sponsor may select an alternate potential winner in his/her place at random from the remaining non-winning, eligible entries.

 7.        Winner Notification: The potential winners will be notified by email, mail or phone. Each potential winner will be required to complete, electronically sign and submit release within 72 hours of the time notice or attempted notice is sent, in order to claim his/her prize. If a potential winner cannot be contacted, or fails to submit the required paperwork within the required time period (if applicable), potential winner forfeits prize. If the potential winner is at least 18 but still considered a minor in his/her jurisdiction of residence, Sponsor reserves the right to award the prize in the name of his/her parent or legal guardian, who will be required to sign the release on the potential winner’s behalf and fulfill any other requirements imposed on winner set forth herein. Potential winners must continue to comply with all terms and conditions of these Official Rules, and winning is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements. In the event that a potential winner is disqualified for any reason, Sponsor will award the applicable prize to an alternate winner by random drawing from among all remaining eligible entries. Only one (1) alternate drawing will be held, after which the prize will remain un-awarded. Prizes must be picked up from the Cape May – Lewes Ferry within 60 days of the conclusion of the Sweepstakes. If the prize has not been picked up within 60 days, the prize will remain un-awarded. Un-awarded prizes will be donated to United Way on behalf of the Sponsor.

 8.        Prizes: Two winners will each receive one (1) red Coca-Cola mountain bike. Prizes have been provided by Coca-Cola. Approximate value of the prize is $200. The prize is on display and may be viewed at either ferry terminal location, at 1200 Lincoln Dr., North Cape May, NJ 08204 or at 43 Henlopen Dr., Lewes, DE 19958. A photograph representation of the prize is also shown on the ferry’s website (

9.         General Conditions:  In the event that the operation, security, or administration of the Sweepstakes is impaired in any way for any reason, including, but not limited to fraud, virus, bug, worm, unauthorized human intervention or other technical problem, or in the event the Sweepstakes is unable to run as planned for any other reason, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, the Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, either (a) suspend the Sweepstakes to address the impairment and then resume the Sweepstakes in a manner that best conforms to the spirit of these Official Rules or (b) terminate the Sweepstakes and, in the event of termination, award the prize at random from among the eligible, non-suspect entries received up to the time of the impairment. The Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or to be acting in violation of these Official Rules or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Any attempt by any person to damage the website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, the Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages (including attorney's fees) and any other remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Failure by the Sponsor to enforce any provision of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.The Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to change or amend the rules as needed at any time during the sweepstakes period to secure the integrity of the sweepstakes. 

 10.      Release and Limitations of Liability: By participating in the Sweepstakes, entrants agree to release and hold harmless the Sponsor, and each of their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, other companies associated with the Sweepstakes, and each of their respective officers, directors, employees, shareholders, representatives, and agents (the "Released Parties)" from and against any claim or cause of action arising out of participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt or use of the prize (including any travel or activity related thereto), including, but not limited to: (a) any technical errors associated with the Sweepstakes, including lost, interrupted or unavailable Internet Service Provider (ISP), network, server, wireless service provider, or other connections, availability or accessibility or miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, telephone, cellular tower or cable transmissions, lines, or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties; (b) unauthorized human intervention in the Sweepstakes; (c) mechanical, network, electronic, computer, human, printing or typographical errors; (d)application downloads, (e) any other errors or problems in connection with the Sweepstakes, including, without limitation, errors that may occur in the administration of the Sweepstakes, the announcement of the winner, the cancellation or postponement of the sweepstakes, the incorrect downloading of the application, the processing of entries application downloads or in any Sweepstakes-related materials; or (f) injury, death, losses or damages of any kind, to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrants participation in the Sweepstakes or acceptance, receipt or misuse of the prize (including any travel or activity related thereto). Entrant further agrees that in any cause of action, the Released Parties liability will be limited to the cost of entering and participating in the Sweepstakes, and in no event shall the entrant be entitled to receive attorney's fees. Released Parties are also not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by site users, tampering, hacking, or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes. Entrant waives the right to claim any damages whatsoever, including, but not limited to, punitive, consequential, direct, or indirect damages.

 11.      Disputes: Except where prohibited, each entrant agrees that any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, the Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate court located in Delaware. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, entrants rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of the Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of Delaware, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules, which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than Delaware.

 12.      Rules:  A full list of the Sweepstakes rules can be found at or at the bar at either On The Rocks location (1200 Lincoln Dr., North Cape May, NJ 08204 or 43 Henlopen Dr., Lewes, DE 19958).

 13.      Privacy: Information collected from entrants is subject to Sponsor's privacy policy.

 14.      Personal Release and Proof of Identification: Winners agree by entering the sweepstakes and receiving the prize that the sponsor has rights to use the winner’s name and likeness in any subsequent marketing promotions including but not limited to other sweepstakes promotion. Winners will be required to show photo identification and sign a personal release statement to receive the prize. The personal release will permit any and unlimited use of the winner’s name and photographic image in receiving the prize.

 15.      Winner List : To request the name of the winner send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to the Cape May – Lewes Ferry Marketing Department at 1200 Lincoln Blvd., North Cape May, NJ 08204. Winner List requests will only be accepted after the promotion end date (listed above). For the Winner List, an email can also be sent to [email protected]