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The ultimate Festival trip

World premieres, next-level VR, live music, offscreen panels—we can’t wait for the 2020 Sundance Film Festival. Here’s your chance to experience it like never before, with an all-inclusive trip on us!


  • Round-trip air travel for winner and a guest to Salt Lake City, Utah, courtesy of Southwest Airlines®
  • A three-night stay for two at the Sheraton Park City (January 31–February 3)
  • Two Awards Weekend Passes to see the best of this year’s films
  • Invitation for two to the Awards-Night Ceremony and Party
  • Invitation for two to a pancake breakfast with our Festival programmers
  • Dinner for two at one of Bill White Restaurant Group's acclaimed Main Street locations
  • A goody bag of Festival merchandise


Enter below, or become a Sundance Institute Member at any level by November 3, 2019, and you’ll automatically be entered for a chance to win. Your membership directly supports our year-round mission to bring independent voices to the forefront.

As a thank-you for helping us support independent artists, our Members receive access to year-round benefits, like pre-sales for Festival passes, packages, and individual tickets; Members-only screenings during the Festival; invitations to special events throughout the year; and more.

If you’re not prepared to become a Member at this time, you can also participate in this drawing by making a donation or by entering your email address.

Learn more about membership levels and benefits.

  • Indie


    • Member pre-sale for individual tickets to the Sundance Film Festival
    • Short film collection from the Sundance Film Festival
    • Waived or discounted application fee for labs or Festival submission
    • Invitations to special events based on location
  • Supporter


    • All Indie-level benefits
    • Festival passes and packages—Festival pre-sale on Oct. 10
    • Festival venue access, including access to the Sundance ASCAP Music Café
  • Storyteller


    • All Supporter-level benefits
    • Festival passes and packages—plus the ability to purchase an exclusive 20-ticket package during the October 10 pre-sale
    • Special invitation to our Festival Sneak Preview event in LA, NYC, and Park City

Rules and Regulations

  2. How to Enter the Sweepstakes
    1. "Win a Trip to the 2020 Sundance Film Festival" (“Drawing”) will begin on Tuesday, October 1, 2019, and will end at 11:59 p.m. MT on Sunday, November 3, 2019.
    2. The Sundance Film Festival is not responsible for lost, illegible, incomplete, or late entries, internet service outages, delays, equipment malfunctions, or any other technological difficulties that may prevent an individual from completing his/her registration.
    3. To participate in the Drawing, you can register and join Sundance Institute membership by clicking one of the buttons in the section above. You can also enter without making a donation by clicking the appropriate button and entering your information. Use of any device to automate entry is prohibited.
    4. If you would like to receive emails from us with the latest news on our Festival, film recommendations, artist interviews, artist opportunities, and more, please click the checkbox in the section above to be added to our email list and click here to view our privacy policy. Subscribing to our email list is not a requirement of entry.
    5. One entry per person is permitted regardless of contribution history or membership status.
    6. You may enter only once. You must provide the information requested to enter and if you are selected as a winner. You may not enter more than once by using multiple email addresses, identities, or devices in an attempt to circumvent the rules. If you use fraudulent methods or otherwise attempt to circumvent the rules, your submission may be removed from eligibility at the sole discretion of Sundance Institute. ENTRANTS MUST USE THEIR OWN EMAIL ACCOUNT REGISTERED IN THEIR OWN NAME AND NOT AN ACCOUNT OWNED BY ANY OTHER PARTY.
    7. All entries are subject to the Sundance Institute privacy policy
  3. Eligibility Restrictions
    1. The Drawing is open to all persons who are 19 years of age or older as of October 1, 2019. Void where prohibited or restricted by law. The Drawing is open to legal residents of the United States and the District of Columbia (excluding Alaska) and is offered only in the United States. Employees of Sundance Institute and the members of their immediate families and/or households are ineligible to enter or win. The Drawing is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations.
    2. Entrants are required to provide truthful information. Sundance Institute will disqualify any entry from individuals who do not meet the eligibility requirements and will also delete any entry received from persons under the age of 13 in compliance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act.
  4. Prizes
    1. During the week of November 4, 2019, one (1) drawing registrant will be selected to receive one (1) prize, which consists of (i) round-trip air travel on Southwest Airlines® for winner and one (1) guest to Salt Lake City, Utah (the “Destination”) from the closest major U.S. airport to the winner’s residence served by Southwest Airlines (subject to Air Travel Restrictions set forth below, as determined by Sponsor (if winner resides within 300 miles of the Destination where flights are not an option, the winner will be responsible for transportation to the event and prize package taxation will be adjusted accordingly); (ii) two (2) Sundance Film Festival Awards Weekend Passes; (iii) two (2) tickets to the Awards-Night Ceremony and Party; (iv) a three (3)-night stay in one (1) room at the Sheraton Park City; (v) dinner for two (2) in Park City; (vi) two (2) invitations to the Programmers Pancake Breakfast; (vii) and one (1) goody bag of Sundance Film Festival merchandise. No other benefits will be provided. Certain travel restrictions may apply. Winner will be responsible for transportation to and from destination and departure airports. If closest departure airport is Salt Lake City International Airport, no airfare will be awarded. No prize substitutions, cash equivalent, or transfer of prizes permitted except at the sole discretion of the drawing entities. Prize subject to availability and the drawing entities reserve the right, at their sole discretion, to award a prize of greater or equal value if the advertised prize is unavailable. The prize valued contributed by Sundance Institute of $1,265 will be taxable to the drawing winner and will be reported to the IRS on a form 1099-MISC. Winner and any travel companion must travel on the same itinerary and are responsible for obtaining all required travel documents. Winner and guest must sign a liability waiver and travel release form upon winning and prior to traveling.
    2. In the event that a prize or prize certificate is mailed to the winner, it will be with the prior written consent of the winner and, therefore, winner assumes the risk of its loss. Sundance Institute is not responsible for the safe arrival of a prize or prize certificate.
    3. Air Travel Restrictions: Air travel is subject to Southwest Airlines terms and conditions; certain restrictions may apply. Round trip travel for two (2) on Southwest Airlines will be awarded in the form of four (4) Southwest flight e-passes. Each Southwest flight e-pass is valid for one-way travel on Southwest Airlines-operated, published, scheduled service in the United States and Puerto Rico. The Southwest flight e-pass will bear the date of issue and the date of expiration. Expiration dates will not be extended, and travel must be completed on or before the expiration date. The Southwest flight e-pass is not valid on interline or codeshare service. The Southwest flight e-pass is non-refundable and is not redeemable for cash or credit. The Southwest flight e-pass will not be replaced for any reason, including, without limitation, if lost, stolen, or fraudulently used. The Southwest flight e-pass is non-transferrable and cannot be sold to a third party. Sale, auction, or re-tendering of the Southwest flight e-pass for money or otherwise is strictly prohibited. The Southwest flight e-pass may not be used for promotional purposes unless previously approved by Southwest Airlines. Any suspected fraud, misrepresentation, misuse, abuse or violation of the Southwest flight e-pass rules and regulations may result in cancellation of the Southwest flight e-pass(es). Southwest flight e-pass holders are required to be nineteen (19) years of age or older and a legal U.S. resident. Air transportation by Southwest Airlines is subject to Southwest Airlines’ Passenger Contract of Carriage set out at If the winner does not live in a city served by Southwest Airlines, he/she is responsible for transportation to and from the nearest airport served by Southwest Airlines. Winner is responsible for booking all travel and paying all applicable international taxes and fees. Travel is based on seat availability. Seats on any desired flight are not guaranteed. Winner and guest(s) must travel on the same itinerary and are responsible for obtaining all required travel documents. Winner and guest must have valid government-issued photo identification at the time of travel. If the travel guest is a minor, winner must be his/her parent/guardian, or be accompanied by his/her parent/guardian.
  5. Selection of Winners
    1. Winner is selected at random with an online number generator using the number of Drawing entries received from October 1, 2019, through November 3, 2019, as the parameters.
    2. Estimated odds of winning are determined by the number of eligible entries received. Winner will be notified by phone and/or email.
    3. Winner Selection and Notification: Winner will be selected by a random drawing under the supervision of Sundance Institute. Winner will be notified via email within five (5) days following selection of Winner. Sundance Institute shall have no liability for Winner’s failure to receive notices due to spam, junk email, or other security settings or for Winner’s provision of incorrect or otherwise non-functioning contact information. If Winner cannot be contacted, is ineligible, fails to claim the prize within two (2) days from the time award notification was sent, or fails to timely return a completed and executed declaration and release as required, including a signed copy of these Rules, the prize may be forfeited and an alternate Winner selected. Receipt by Winner of the prize offered in this Giveaway is conditioned upon compliance with any and all federal, state, and local laws and regulations. ANY VIOLATION OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES BY WINNER WILL RESULT IN WINNER’S DISQUALIFICATION AND ALL PRIVILEGES AS WINNER WILL BE IMMEDIATELY TERMINATED.
    4. Drawing Sponsor: Sundance Institute, 1500 Kearns Blvd., Suite B-110, Park City, UT 84060. Southwest Airlines Co. is not a sponsor, co-sponsor or administrator of this Drawing.