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Guess Dat Voice Sweepstakes, July 10 - 31

Who’s Dat Voice on the RTA buses and streetcars? RTA recently launched new voice announcements identifying stops and other helpful messages for riders on all buses and streetcars. 

Entries were submitted via the RTA website at www.norta.com from July 10 until July 31*. Only correct responses were entered into the random drawing for a chance to win.

One lucky winner received a 31-Day pass*! Three prize winners were randomly drawn for a chance to win RTA swag.

*Read Official Guess Dat Voice Sweepstakes Rules Here

Benefits of the Automated Announcements

  • Announcements provide info on the route and next stop
  • Announcements detail safety tips and the best ways to ride transite safely
  • Meets ADA requirements for blind or low-vision riders
  • Coordinated with new visual signs on buses and streetcars to provide better overall riding experience

Sweepstakes Rules

1.  Eligibility: The Guess Dat Voice Giveaway (the “Sweepstakes”) is open to legal residents of Orleans, Jefferson, Plaquemines, St. Bernard, St. Tammany and St. Charles parishes in Louisiana who are at least eighteen (18) years of age or older at the time of entry.  Employees, contractors, directors, officers, and agents of Transdev Services, Inc. (“Sponsor”) and its parent, affiliates, subsidiaries, distributors, sales representatives, and advertising, promotion and other agencies and all other service agencies involved with the Sweepstakes, and members of the immediate family (spouse, parent, child, sibling and their respective spouses, regardless of where the reside) and household of each such individual (whether related or not) are not eligible to enter or win. 
This Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations and is void outside the parishes of Orleans, Jefferson, Plaquemines, St. Bernard, St. Tammany and St. Charles, and where prohibited.  Participation constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and Sponsor’s decisions, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes.  Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.
2. Sponsor: Transdev Services, Inc., 720 East Butterfield Road Suite 300, Lombard, IL 60148.
3.  Sweepstakes Entry Period:  The Sweepstakes begins on July 10, 2018 at 12:00:00 am Central Time (“CT”) and ends on July 31, 2018 at 11:59:59 pm CT (the “Sweepstakes Entry Period”). All entries must be received before the Sweepstakes Entry Period end time/date to be valid. 
4. How to Enter:  During the Sweepstakes Entry Period, enter the Sweepstakes by accessing the Sweepstakes website located at www.norta.com (the “Website”), and completing and submitting the electronic entry form (“Entry Form”) with all required information, including your best guess as to the identity of the new announcer voice of the New Orleans RTA. If you complete and submit an Entry Form and correctly guess the announcer’s identity, you will receive one (1) entry into the Sweepstakes. Entry Form must correctly identify the announcer’s identity to earn an entry into the Sweepstakes, as determined in Sponsor’s sole discretion. Limit: One (1) Entry Form submission per person/email address per day. For the purposes of this Sweepstakes, a “day” begins at 12:00:00 am and ends at 11:59:59 pm the same calendar day.
Individuals who do not follow all of the instructions, provide the required information in their Entry Form, and/or abide by these Official Rules or other instructions of Sponsor may be disqualified. Other entry methods than those outlined above are void and will not receive entry.
Automated entries are prohibited, and any use of automated devices will cause disqualification. Entrants may not enter with multiple e-mail addresses nor may entrants use any other device or artifice to enter multiple times or as multiple entrants in violation of these Official Rules. Any entrant who attempts to enter with multiple e-mail addresses, under multiple identities, or uses any device or artifice to register multiple times in violation of these Official Rules will be disqualified and forfeits any and all prizes won, in Sponsor’s sole discretion.  Multiple entrants are not permitted to share the same e-mail address.  Should multiple users of the same e-mail account enter the Sweepstakes and a dispute thereafter arise regarding the identity of the entrant, the authorized account holder of said e-mail account at the time of entry will be considered the entrant.  “Authorized Account Holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, on-line service provider or other organization which is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses or the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address.  Potential winner may be required to show proof of being the Authorized Account Holder.
5. Prize Drawing:  On or about August 1, 2018, Sponsor will randomly select potential winners from among all eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Entry Period.  Odds of winning a prize depend on the number of eligible entries received. Potential winners will be notified via the e-mail or telephone number provided during entry into the Sweepstakes. Potential winners are subject to verification.  If a potential winner is found not to be eligible or not in compliance with these Official Rules, if attempted notification or prize is returned as undeliverable, if any required documents are not returned within the required number of days, if a winner cannot be verified, or if a winner is otherwise unable or unwilling to accept and claim the prize as stated, then winner may be disqualified, and the prize may be forfeited in Sponsor’s sole discretion.   In the event that a potential winner is disqualified for any reason, Sponsor reserves the right to award the prize to an alternate entrant who will also be selected randomly. Winners may be required to complete, sign and return a Publicity Release, or prize may be forfeited.  Sponsor is not responsible for any change of email address, mailing address and/or telephone number of entrants. 
6. Prizes: Grand Prize (1): One 31-day New Orleans RTA pass (Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”): $55). First Prize (3): One New Orleans RTA goodie bag (ARV: $20). ARVs are as of the date of printing of these Official Rules. The difference in value of a prize as stated herein and value at time of prize notification, if any, will not be awarded.  Prizes are non-transferable and no cash equivalent or substitution of prize is offered, except at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. Limit one (1) prize per person. Total ARV of all prizes: $115. Any prize details not specified herein will be determined in Sponsor’s sole discretion. If prize, or any portion thereof, cannot be awarded for any reason, Sponsor reserves the right to substitute prize with another prize of equal or greater value.  Prize winner will be solely responsible for all federal, state, and/or local taxes, and for any other fees or costs associated with the prizes they receive, regardless of whether it, in whole or in part, is used.  Prizes must be claimed at Sponsor’s offices at 2817 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70119 no later than August 31, 2018 or prize will be forfeited. Potential winners will be required to show valid identification before claiming prize.
7. Release: As a condition of entering, entrants agree (and agree to confirm in writing): (a) to release Sponsor and its affiliates, subsidiaries, retailers, and agents, and each of their officers, directors, employees and agents (“Promotion Parties”), from any and all liability, loss or damage incurred with respect to the awarding, receipt, possession, and/or use or misuse of any prize; (b) under no circumstances will any entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant hereby knowingly and expressly waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental, consequential, or any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses and/or any rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased; (c) all causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, or any prize awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; and (d) any and all claims, judgments, and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred (if any), excluding attorneys’ fees and court costs. 
8. Publicity: Except where prohibited by law, each winner grants (and agrees to confirm this grant in writing, if requested) permission for Sponsor and those acting under its authority to use his/her name, photograph, and/or likeness, for advertising and/or publicity purposes in any and all media now known or hereinafter invented without territorial or time limitations and without compensation.
9. General Conditions: Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, misdirected, undelivered, incorrect, or inaccurate entry information whether caused by Internet users or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes or by any technical or human error which may occur in the processing of the entries.  If the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned for any reason, Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, modify, or suspend the Sweepstakes and randomly award the prizes from among all eligible, non-suspect entries received prior to cancellation, modification, or suspension or as otherwise deemed fair and appropriate by Sponsor.
Sponsor is not responsible for computer system, phone line, hardware, software or program malfunctions, or other errors, failures or delays in computer transmissions, the website, or network connections that are human or technical in nature.  Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process, the website, or the operation of the Sweepstakes or to be acting in violation of the Official Rules of this or any other promotion or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Any attempt by any person to deliberately undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law.  Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.
10. Governing Law & Jurisdiction: This Sweepstakes and its Official Rules are governed by US law and are subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of the Sweepstakes Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of entrants and Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Louisiana, U.S.A., without giving effect to the conflict of laws rules thereof, in state or federal courts located in New Orleans, Louisiana.
11. Entrant's Personal Information:  Please see the privacy policy located at https://www.norta.com/RTA/Document/Policyfiles/Privacy_policy.pdf, for details of Sponsor's policy regarding the use of personal information collected in connection with this Sweepstakes. If you are selected as a winner, your information may also be included in a publicly-available winner’s list.
12. Winner’s List: For a list of winners, please send a self-addressed stamped envelope to: New Orleans RTA, Attn: Angele Boutte, 2817 Canal St, New Orleans, LA 70119. Please specify “Guess Dat Voice Winners List Request.”  Requests must be received by August 31, 2018.

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