Membership Drawing Rules


Entries will be accepted from Jan. 1, 2015, through Dec. 31, 2015.

Prizes and Drawings

APA members and affiliates enter to win by participating in a membership promotion (e.g. completing a survey, registering for convention, renewing membership, etc.). Prizes will be as follows:

  • Free trip to the 2016 APA Annual Convention in Denver, includes round-trip airfare, three nights hotel accommodations and registration fee for admittance to the convention. Four winners will be chosen.

Odds of Winning

Odds of winning will be determined by the number of applicable participants. Participants can only win one time.

How to Participate

An annual raffle to win next year’s trip to the APA Annual Convention is offered through promotional campaigns that are available to convention registrants, membership survey takers and member renewals. There is no cost to participate.


The drawing will take place on Feb. 5, 2016. Four winners will be selected and notified by email and/or telephone and do not need to be present to win. Names of the winners will also be posted on the membership website


Drawing is open only to current APA members and affiliates. APA employees and immediate family, APA exhibitors and dependents/spouses/guests of convention attendees are not eligible. This drawing is void wherever prohibited or restricted by law and is subject to all federal, state and local laws and regulations.

Privacy Statement/Release of Information

APA is committed to maintaining your trust, values your privacy and recognizes the sensitivity of your personal information. Personal information collected as a function of entering to win the free trip will be shared with APA staff. Those who do not wish to share their contact information should not enter the drawing.


APA, including their officers, employees and agents are not in any way liable for damage, loss or injury from entering the drawing or acceptance and use of the prize. By submitting an entry, participants accept and agree to these rules and the decisions of APA, which shall be final. Winners assume complete liability for injuries caused or claimed to be caused by participation in this drawing, or the use or misuse of any prizes. APA reserves the right at its sole discretion to suspend this drawing should causes beyond the control of APA corrupt the administration, security or proper play of the drawing. Anyone using fraudulent means to participate and/or win the drawing will be disqualified. Any related taxes are the sole responsibility of the prize winner. For tax reporting purposes, winners will be required to fill out a W-9 Request for Taxpayer Identification Number and Certification or a W-8BEN Certificate of Foreign Status of Beneficial Owner for United States Tax Withholding. The information provided on these forms will be kept confidential. By accepting the prize, winner grants APA permission for the use of his/her name and likeness for advertising and future promotion purposes without additional compensation except where prohibited. Entries will be drawn until eligible winners are confirmed. This drawing is subject to these complete and official rules. For additional information, please contact Tabitha R. Brown, director, Membership and Affinity Marketing, American Psychological Association, 750 First Street NE, Washington, DC 20002-4242.