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150th Yellowstone Anniversary Sweepstakes

Share Your Yellowstone Memories For a Chance to Win $500 Worth of Merchandise celebrating the 150th anniversary of Yellowstone National Park


2022 marks the 150th anniversary of the world’s first national park! Throughout the years, the park has hosted and inspired countless visitors and EMPLOYEES! The park was set aside and preserved because it was an incredible source of inspiration for so many.

We are offering a sweepstakes to celebrate this milestone.  In order to enter the sweepstakes, please share with us how working and living in Yellowstone has transformed or inspired your life through pictures, words, or video along with the hashtag #YellowstoneJobs150Sweepstakes. Entries will be accepted from Memorial Day through Labor Day.  Subject to Official Rules (below).

The icing on Yellowstone’s birthday cake:  Once you share you’ll be entered to win a 150th swag bag valued at $500!

There are two ways to enter: 

  1. Post your inspiration on Instagram with the hashtag #YellowstoneJobs150Sweepstakes.
  2. Or submit your photo, video, or story using this form. If you are sharing words to describe how you have been inspired, there are no length requirements (or can be as long or short as you wish).

One winner will be randomly selected on September 8, 2022.

As stated in the Official Rules, by entering the sweepstakes, you are granting  XANTERRA PARKS & RESORTS, INC. the right to use and share your photos, videos, and stories on social media,  marketing materials and otherwise. 

Official Rules

Official Rules


Administrator: The Yellowstone Jobs 150 Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is administered and sponsored by Xanterra Parks & Resorts, Inc., doing business as Yellowstone National Park Lodges (“Administrator,” “us,” “our,” or “we”).

Eligibility: The Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of the United States and the District of Columbia who (i) are at least eighteen (18) years old; (ii) who are or currently were previously employees or contractors of Administrator, in Yellowstone National Park.  The Sweepstakes is subject to all federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Participation constitutes Entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and Administrator’s decisions, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes. Odds of winning a prize in this Sweepstakes depend on the number of eligible entries received during the Promotion Period. Void in Puerto Rico, all U.S. territories and possessions not listed herein, and overseas military installations and where prohibited or restricted by law.

Timing: The Sweepstakes begins at 8:00 a.m. Mountain Time (“MT”), May 30, 2022, and ends at 11:59 p.m. MT, September 5, 2022 (the “Promotion Period”).

How to Enter During the Promotion Period: There are three ways to enter the Sweepstakes:

  • First, entrants may enter by posting their photo(s), videos, audio files, or stories and caption on Instagram with the hashtag #yellowstonejobs150sweepstakes.
  • Second, entrants may enter by submitting a form on our website containing their name, email address, phone number, photo(s), video, audio file, and/or their story.
  • Finally, entrants may complete the free alternate means of entry by clicking on the “Alternate Entry” link on the Entry Page and submitting their name, email address, and position held with Administrator or another company (if a company other than Administrator, the name of the company and year(s) of employment must be listed).
  • All Entries must be received online via one of the methods above during the Promotion Period, and no other means of submission will be accepted.

For all entries: Entrants may enter the Promotion more than once, however, multiple entries will not increase the odds of winning the Promotion, as multiple entries from the same entrant will only be counted once.  All entries must be received online via one of the methods described above, during the Promotion Period. Multiple entrants are not permitted to share the same email address or account information. Entries may not be acknowledged or returned. Proof of submission will not be deemed to be proof of receipt by Sweepstakes Administrator. Sweepstakes Administrator is not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible, or otherwise non-conforming entries, each of which will be disqualified. Use of any automated system to submit entries is prohibited and will result in disqualification. Potential winners may be required to show proof of identity as the authorized account holder.

Drawing: The prize drawing will be conducted in accordance with these Official Rules on or about Thursday, September 8, 2022. One winner will be chosen at random from the pool of eligible entrants and will be notified via email or Instagram direct message. Entrants selected must comply with all terms and conditions of these Official Rules, and winning is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements. Any potential winner shall be subject to verification by Administrator, whose decisions are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes. If requested, and except where prohibited, potential winner must sign and return to Administrator, within five (5) business days of being notified, an affidavit of eligibility and liability/publicity release in the form provided by Administrator, in order to claim their prize. If a potential winner is discovered to be ineligible for the Sweepstakes, or fails to sign and return the completed affidavit of eligibility and liability/publicity release within the required time period (if requested), an alternate Entrant will be selected in his/her place at random from among all eligible entries received.

Prize: One (1) prize will be awarded in this Sweepstakes. The prize consists SOLELY of a gift bag containing merchandise commemorating the 150th anniversary of Yellowstone National Park from Yellowstone National Park Lodges.

Total Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of the prize: $500.00

Release: By receipt of any prize, winner agrees to release and hold harmless the Administrator, Yellowstone National Park, and each of their parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, suppliers, distributors, advertising/promotion agencies, prize suppliers, and each such company’s officers, directors, employees, and agents (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from and against any claim or cause of action, including, but not limited to, personal injury, death, or damage to or loss of property, arising out of participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt or use or misuse of any prize.

General Conditions: Administrator reserves the right to cancel, suspend, and/or modify the Sweepstakes, or any part of it, if any fraud, technical failures, or any other factor impairs the integrity or proper functioning of the Sweepstakes, as determined by Administrator in its sole discretion, and Administrator disclaims any liability for such events. If terminated, Administrator may, in its sole discretion, determine the winner from among all non-suspect, eligible entries received up to time of such action using the procedure outlined above. Administrator, in its sole discretion, reserves the right 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 the Official Rules or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, and void all associated Entries. Administrator’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision. Administrator further reserves the right to cancel, terminate, or modify the Sweepstakes if it cannot be conducted, operated, or completed as planned for any reason.

Limitations of Liability: 
Released Parties are not responsible for: (i) any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by Entrant, printing, typographical, or other errors or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes; (ii) technical failures of any kind, including, but not limited to malfunctions, interruptions, or disconnections in phone/internet lines or network hardware or software; (iii) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Sweepstakes; (iv) printing, typographical, technical, computer, network, or human error which may occur in the administration of the Sweepstakes, the uploading, the processing, or selection of entries, the announcement of the prizes, or in any Sweepstakes-related materials; (v) late, lost, undeliverable, faulty, or damaged entries or private messages; or (vi) any injury or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from Entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt or use or misuse of any prize (including any travel/activity related thereto). Released Parties are not responsible for misdirected or undeliverable Entries or for any technical problems, malfunctions of computer systems, servers, providers, hardware/software, lost or unavailable network connections, or failed, incomplete, garbled, or delayed computer transmission or any combination thereof. Released Parties are not responsible for any unauthorized third party use of any Entry.

License to Administrator:
  By submitting your entry in the Sweepstakes, you grant Administrator a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, worldwide, transferrable, sublicensable, right and license to display, reproduce, adapt, distribute, perform, create derivative works of, and otherwise use, all photos and content contained within your entry, on Administrator’s website,  social media channels and other promotional efforts in any format or medium, and for any other purpose whatsoever, without any notice, attribution, or compensation to you.

Disputes: Entrant agrees that: All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation, and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of Entrant(s) and Administrator and their agencies, shall be governed by and construed exclusively in accordance with the laws of the State of Colorado 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 the State of Colorado.  Entrant agrees that any action at law or in equity arising out of or relating to this Sweepstakes, or awarding of the prize, shall be filed only in the state or federal courts located in the State of Colorado. Entrant hereby consents and submits to the personal jurisdiction of such courts for the purposes of litigating any such action.  Except where prohibited, by participating in this Sweepstakes, Entrant agrees that: (a) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, or awarding of the prize, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; and (b) any and all claims, judgments, and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with participating in this Sweepstakes but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (c) under no circumstances will any participant be permitted to obtain awards for and hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental, and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased.  Some jurisdictions do not allow the limitations or exclusion of liability for incidental or consequential damages, so the above may not apply to you.

Entrant’s Personal Information: Information collected from Entrant is subject to Administrator’s Privacy Policy located here.

Contact: You may contact the Administrator regarding this Sweepstakes by mail at: PO Box 165 Yellowstone National Park, WY 82190 or by email at