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50 Years! $500 Per Week! For 50 Days!

In 1967, we started with just $40 in assets in a small office on the Warner Bros. lot and the goal of serving the entertainment community. Today, we’ve grown to over $1.4 billion in assets, more than 78,000 members, and over 400 companies served. And that’s all thanks to you: our members who have been with us all along. Thank you for making us a vital financial resource for the entertainment industry.

To show our appreciation, we’re going to spend the next 50 days CELEBRATING YOU with a 50th ANNIVERSARY SWEEPSTAKES!

We're celebrating our 50th ...

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... by giving away $500 ...

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... every week for 50 days!

Wondering how you can win? Read on!

How to Enter our 50th Anniversary Sweepstakes

Step 1: If you don't already have one, sign up for a First Entertainment Visa Platinum® Credit Card or a First Entertainment Visa Debit Card.
Step 2: Use the card! Every week in which you make a posted transaction of $50 or more on your First Entertainment cards will earn you a sweepstakes entry for that week!
Step 3: There is no Step 3, it's just that easy! (See official rules below).

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"50th Anniversary" Sweepstakes Official Rules


SWEEPSTAKES PERIOD: The "50th Anniversary" Sweepstakes (the "Sweepstakes") begins at 12:00 AM Pacific Time ("PT") on February 26, 2018 and ends at 11:59 PM PT on April 22, 2018 (the "Sweepstakes Period"), subject to eight (8) entry periods (each, an "Entry Period") as outlined in the "ENTRY PERIODS" section of these Official Rules.

ELIGIBILITY: To enter the Sweepstakes, you must be a legal permanent resident of California and eighteen (18) years of age or older at the time of entry (each, an "Entrant"). Employees of First Entertainment Credit Union (the "Sponsor") and each of their affiliated companies, parents, subsidiaries, and advertising and promotion agencies, including, but not limited to National Sweepstakes Company, LLC (the "Sweepstakes Administrator"), (herein collectively, the "Sweepstakes Entities") and their immediate families (i.e. parents, children, siblings, spouse) and members of their households (whether related or not) are ineligible to participate in this Sweepstakes. Sweepstakes is void outside of California and where restricted or prohibited by law. By entering, Entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules, including all eligibility requirements and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding.

ENTRY PERIODS: For the purposes of this Sweepstakes, there will be one (1) drawing associated with each Entry Period. There will be one (1) grand prize winner (a "Grand Prize Winner") for each Entry Period drawing. Each Entry Period will start on Monday of each Entry Period at 12:00 AM PT and end on the following Sunday at 11:59 PM PT. All entries must be submitted during this time period in order to be included for that Entry Period's drawing. See the Entry Period Chart below for details and dates.

  • 1
    Entry Period Dates 2/26/18 to 3/4/18
    Postmark Date 3/5/18
    Received by Date 3/12/18
    Entry Period Drawing Dates 3/14/18
  • 2
    Entry Period Dates 3/5/18 to 3/11/18
    Postmark Date 3/12/18
    Received by Date 3/19/18
    Entry Period Drawing Dates 3/21/18
  • 3
    Entry Period Dates 3/12/18 to 3/18/18
    Postmark Date 3/19/18
    Received by Date 3/26/18
    Entry Period Drawing Dates 3/28/18
  • 4
    Entry Period Dates 3/19/18 to 3/25/18
    Postmark Date 3/26/18
    Received by Date 4/2/18
    Entry Period Drawing Dates 4/4/18
  • 5
    Entry Period Dates 3/26/18 to 4/1/18
    Postmark Date 4/2/18
    Received by Date 4/9/18
    Entry Period Drawing Dates 4/11/18
  • 6
    Entry Period Dates 4/2/18 to 4/8/18
    Postmark Date 4/9/18
    Received by Date 4/16/18
    Entry Period Drawing Dates 4/18/18
  • 7
    Entry Period Dates 4/9/18 to 4/15/18
    Postmark Date 4/16/18
    Received by Date 4/23/18
    Entry Period Drawing Dates 4/25/18
  • 8
    Entry Period Dates 4/16/18 to 4/22/18
    Postmark Date 4/23/18
    Received by Date 4/30/18
    Entry Period Drawing Dates 5/2/18
Entry Period Entry Period Dates Postmark Date Received by Date Entry Period Drawing Dates

2/26/18 to 3/4/18




3/5/18 to 3/11/18




3/12/18 to 3/18/18




3/19/18 to 3/25/18




3/26/18 to 4/1/18




4/2/18 to 4/8/18




4/9/18 to 4/15/18




4/16/18 to 4/22/18





HOW TO ENTER: There are two (2) ways to receive entries into the Sweepstakes. Regardless of the method of entry, there is a limit of one (1) entry per Entrant per Entry Period.

1. Purchase: Make a qualifying transaction of $50 or more with either a First Entertainment Credit or Debit card (each a "Card") to receive one (1) entry for such qualifying transaction. PLEASE NOTE: A qualifying transaction is dependent upon the date on which the qualifying transaction has been posted to the respective Card. In order to qualify as a transaction, the transaction must be an eligible purchase posted to the respective Card by 11:59 PM PT on Sunday of the applicable Entry Period. A transaction posted to the Card after 11:59 PM PT on the last day of the Entry Period will not be considered an entry for that Entry Period. The value of your transaction will not increase or decrease your chances of winning a prize.

2. Mail-in: To enter without making a purchase, on a plain 3" x 5" card, legibly print or type your name, age, complete address, city, state, zip code, home phone number (including area code), and email address (if any). Then, mail your 3" x 5" card in a postage-affixed sealed envelope to: "50th Anniversary" Sweepstakes, P.O. Box 10798, Rochester, NY 14610. Mail-in entries must be postmarked and received by the dates outlined in the Entry Period Chart outlined in the "ENTRY PERIODS" section of these Official Rules. No mechanically or programmatically reproduced entries are permitted. One (1) entry per envelope. Neither the Sponsor nor the Sweepstakes Administrator will verify receipt of entries for Entrants.

Limit of one (1) entry per Entrant for each Entry Period, regardless of method of entry. Entrants may only use one (1) Card and one (1) email address to participate in this Sweepstakes. Entries received from any Entrant, email address or Card in excess of the above stated limitation will be void.

In the event of uncertainty as to the identity of an Entrant, that Entrant will be disqualified. Any attempt by any Entrant to obtain more than the stated number of entries by using multiple/different, identities, email addresses, accounts, and/or any other methods will void that Entrant's entries and that Entrant may be disqualified from the Sweepstakes. No mechanically or programmatically reproduced entries are permitted. Sponsor will not verify receipt of entries for Entrants. All entries submitted become the sole property of Sponsor and will not be returned. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, misdirected, illegible, postage due or damaged entries or failed internet connections.

RANDOM DRAWINGS/ODDS OF WINNING: For each Entry Period during the Sweepstakes, the Sweepstakes Administrator will select one (1) potential Grand Prize Winner in a random drawing from among all eligible entries received for that respective Entry Period. All non-winning eligible entries from the previous Entry Period drawings will NOT carry over to subsequent Entry Period drawings. Sweepstakes Entities decisions are final. Odds of winning depend upon the total number of eligible entries received for each Entry Period.

PRIZES: One (1) Grand Prize Winner per Entry Period will receive $500 (the "Grand Prize"). Grand Prize will be awarded in the form of a check to the Grand Prize Winner. Total Approximate Retail Value ("ARV") of each Grand Prize is $500.

Total ARV of each Entry Period Prize is $500.

PRIZE RESTRICTIONS: Limit of one (1) Grand Prize per Entrant for the entire Sweepstakes. No more than the number of prizes set for in these Official Rules will be awarded. No prize substitution, except at Sponsor's sole discretion or as otherwise provided herein. Grand Prizes are not transferable. All taxes on the Grand Prize are the sole responsibility of the Grand Prize Winner and are not transferable. Each Grand Prize Winner is solely responsible for all other expenses not specified herein, including but not limited to applicable taxes or fees.

Sponsor reserves the right to exclude entries from any Entrant or any potential Grand Prize Winner who is suspected of theft, fraud, or any criminal activity related to Sponsor or Sweepstakes Entities. Entries associated with fraudulent Cards or other unauthorized use of Cards will be void and all such Entrants may be disqualified. Without limiting the foregoing, if an Entrant's Card has been suspended or closed due to suspected fraud, he/she will not be eligible to win.

PRIZE FULFILLMENT: Grand Prize Winners will receive his/her Grand Prize within approx. 4 weeks from the drawing date. If any Grand Prize Winner is found to be ineligible, or if he/she does not comply with the Official Rules, the Grand Prize Winner will be disqualified and an alternate Grand Prize Winner will be selected from the remaining non-winning eligible entries received for the respective Entry Period.

Grand Prize Winner consents to Sponsor's use of his/her name, likeness, biographical information, image, and/or voice and other indicia of persona for purposes of advertising, promotion, and publicity in any and all media now or hereafter known, throughout the world in perpetuity, without additional compensation, notification, permission or approval (TN residents will not be required to sign a publicity release as a condition of winning a Grand Prize).

SWEEPSTAKES RULES OF PARTICIPATION: This Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws. By participating, Entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor and waive any right to claim ambiguity in the Sweepstakes or these Official Rules. Sweepstakes Entities are not responsible for lost, late, misdirected, undeliverable, illegible, or incomplete entries, whether due to system errors or failures, faulty transmissions or other telecommunications malfunctions, entries not received resulting from any hardware or software failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, failed, incomplete or garbled computer or telephone transmissions, typographical or system errors and failures, faulty transmissions, technical malfunctions, or otherwise. Sponsor may prohibit an Entrant from participating in the Sweepstakes or winning a Grand Prize if, in its sole discretion, it determines that said Entrant is attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes by cheating, hacking, deception, or other unfair playing practices (including the use of automated quick entry programs) or intending to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other Entrants, Sponsor, or Sweepstakes Entities. 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 Sponsor or the Sweepstakes Administrator which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes, then Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes and randomly draw from those entries received up to the cancellation/suspension date. 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, SPONSORS RESERVE 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.

RELEASE: By participating in this Sweepstakes, Entrants and Grand Prize Winners agree to release and hold harmless Sponsor, Sweepstakes Entities and each of their respective officers, directors, managers, employees, parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, agents, members, shareholders, insurers, servants, divisions, predecessors, successors, representatives, dealers, distributors, advertising, promotion, and fulfillment agencies, consultants and legal advisors (collectively, the "Released Parties") from and against any claim or cause of action arising out of participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt, redemption or use or misuse of any prize.

LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY: The Released Parties are not responsible for: (a); unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Sweepstakes; (b) electronic or human error which may occur in the administration of the Sweepstakes or the processing of entries; (c) any property loss, damage, personal injury or death, in connection with the Grand Prize provided pursuant to this Sweepstakes and/or any person's participation in the Sweepstakes; (d) any printing or typographical errors in any Sweepstakes-related materials; (e) stolen, lost, late, misdirected, corrupted, incomplete, or indecipherable entries or the unavailability or inaccessibility of any transmissions, telephone, wireless device carrier networks or Internet Service (as applicable); (f) technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to the malfunctioning of any computer, mobile device, cable, network, hardware or software (including Entrant's particular wireless device carrier network), hardware or software; and (g) Entrant's inability to connect to his/her particular mobile device carrier network for any reason, including due to poor carrier reception and/or signal strength at any particular location.

WINNER'S NAMES/RULES REQUEST: To receive a list of Grand Prize Winners or an additional copy of these Official Rules, send a self-addressed, stamped business-size (#10) envelope to be received by June 4, 2018 to: "50th Anniversary" Sweepstakes, P.O. Box 10505, Rochester, NY 14610. Please specify "Winner List" or "Rules Request."

SWEEPSTAKES ADMINISTRATOR: This Sweepstakes is being administered by National Sweepstakes Company, LLC, 80 Rockwood Place, Ste 104, Rochester, NY 14610, an independent judging organization, whose decisions will be final regarding the conduct of this Sweepstakes.

SPONSOR: First Entertainment Credit Union, 6735 Forest Lawn Drive, Ste 215, Hollywood, CA 90068.

This Sweepstakes shall not be published without the written permission of the Sponsor.

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