The Global Family Reunion (GFR) Team is teaming up with the generous folks at HomeAway for an “I Am A Cousin” Twitter Contest!

How it Works:

It really doesn’t get any easier than this.  You take a picture of yourself (or group shot) holding an “I Am A Cousin” sign. You post it to Twitter with the tags @homeaway, #WholeVacation and #GlobalFamilyReunion.  You’re entered to win! 

The winner will be randomly selected by the GFR Team.

The Prizes:

The winner will receive:

  • Up to $1,500 toward a stay at an amazing apartment in Manhattan courtesy of HomeAway  (See Conditions below for rental requirements.)
  • Two (2) VIP Tickets to the Global Family Reunion
  • Place on the highest priority list for their connection to the Global Family Tree


How to Enter:

  1. Take a photo of yourself (or a group) holding an “I Am A Cousin” sign.
  2. Post it to Twitter with the tags @homeaway, #WholeVacation and #GlobalFamilyReunion.



  • Photos must include a sign that says “I Am A Cousin”.
  • Photos must be tagged with @homeaway, #WholeVacation and #GlobalFamilyReunion
  • Photos must be submitted by 11:59pm EDT, Friday, May 1, 2015 to qualify.
  • Obscene or otherwise inappropriate images will be disqualified.



TERM: The “I Am A Cousin” Homeaway Twitter Contest will run from April 20, 2015  through 11:59 pm EDT, Friday, May 1, 2015.

SPONSORS: Prizes donated by generous contest sponsors include HomeAway and the Global Family Reunion. HomeAway is not affiliated with the Global Family Reunion in any way other than as a generous sponsor and prize supplier of this contest.

DISQUALIFICATION: Your entry will be disqualified if:

(a) It is received after 11:59pm EDT,  Friday, May 1, 2015.

(b) It does not include an “I Am A Cousin” sign.

(c) It contains obscene or otherwise inappropriate images.

(d) It does not contain the appropriate tags.

SELECTION OF WINNERS: The GFR Team will randomly select a winner from the qualifying entries.

NOTIFICATION: The winner will be notified via Twitter.  The Global Family Reunion is under no obligation to notify winners by any means other than Twitter. The Global Family Reunion is not responsible for notifications that are misdirected or not received. If the potential winner cannot be reached after a reasonable effort has been made during three (3) business days from the first notification attempt, such person may be disqualified, with an alternate winner selected.

REDEMPTION: The GFR Team will deliver the prize as follows: Once a prizewinner responds to the notification from the Team, the Team will contact the winner to arrange for delivery of the prize to the prizewinner.

CONDITIONS: (1)By participating in the Contest, you agree to release and hold the Global Family Reunion and all prize suppliers harmless from any and all losses, damages, rights, claims, and actions of any kind in connection with the Contest or any product purchased, or resulting from acceptance, possession, use or misuse of any prize, including, without limitation, personal injuries, death, and property damage, and claims based on publicity rights, defamation, or invasion of privacy, whether suffered by you or a third party. (2) By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the GFR Team and waive any right to claim ambiguity in the Contest or these Contest Rules. All decisions regarding the Contest, including, but not limited to, selecting winners and usage of submitted photos, will be made by the GFR Team  whose decisions shall be final. (3) For the HomeAway rental apartment, winner will be required to sign a rental agreement and pay the damage deposit.  The deposit will be refunded after the stay provided there has been no damage.



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