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AWDVENTURISTS, TEXAS IS WAITING FOR YOU

With its stunning and diverse landscapes, Texas is the perfect place for capturing some of nature's most striking images with the Nikon 1 AW1 camera and lens kit. With two interchangeable waterproof lenses and a durable frame, the Nikon 1 AW1 is the ideal companion when rafting through Big Bend river canyons or wind surfing South Padre Island. Enter now for a chance to win one of our Texan awdventures.

Learn more about what Texas has to offer  |  Learn more about the Nikon 1 AW1

Days 1 & 2

Day 1, fly into Midland International Airport and spend your first night at the Gage Hotel in Marathon. Day 2, take a guided driving tour through the backcountry then spend the night at Chisos Mountain Lodge.

Learn more about the Gage Hotel  |  Learn more about Chisos Mountain Lodge

Day 3

Choose a hiking excursion or guided mountain biking tour to explore the varied terrain in Big Bend Ranch State Park. Third night accommodations will be provided in Terlingua at La Posada Milagro.

Explore Big Bend Ranch State Park

Day 4

Spend a full day experiencing the land by horseback. Round out the day with accommodations at Lajitas Golf Resort and Spa, overlooking the spectacular Rio Grande.

Learn more about Lajitas Golf Resort and Spa

Day 5

Experience a full day guided river tour on the Rio Grande, through canyons of indescribable beauty and tranquility. The fifth night can be spent back at Lajitas or camping down by the river.

Learn more about Big Bend River Trips

Day 6

Say so long until next time and depart out of Midland International Airport.

Days 1 & 2

Day 1, fly into Valley International Airport and check into The Pearl Hotel & Resort in South Padre Island where you will spend five nights. Day 2, you'll be taken on a full day deep sea fishing trip in the Gulf of Mexico, with the opportunity to catch a variety of game fish.

Learn more about Pearl South Padre  |  Learn more about fishing in South Padre

Day 3

Enjoy a full day of kite boarding rentals with over 30 boards to choose from.

Learn more about kite boarding

Day 4

Go on a dolphin watch tour followed by a half day of windsurfing rentals.

See what tours are offered in South Padre

Day 5

Enjoy a half-day bay fishing excursion followed by the thrill of skydiving.

Learn more about South Padre sports

Day 6

Flip through all the amazing pictures taken on your Nikon 1 AW1 camera while departing out of Valley International Airport.

Share your AWDVENTURE with the Nikon 1 AW1

STUNNING IMAGES FROM THE WORLD'S FIRST SHOCKPROOF, WATERPROOF INTERCHANGEABLE LENS DIGITAL CAMERA

Capture every moment of your awdventurous life with the Nikon 1 AW1. Waterproof down to 49 feet. Shockproof to 6'6” and freezeproof to 14°F. The Nikon 1 AW1 blends tough construction, an intuitive interface and the ability to deliver incredible images of Texan sunsets, awe-inspiring canyons and coastal natural wonders.

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14.2 MP
15 FPS
1080P HD VIDEO
Wi-Fi® COMPATIBLE*

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* with included WU-1b adapter

Enter the Life is an AWDVENTURE Sweepstakes

Get ready to take the photos of a lifetime. Win a trip for two to grandiose Texas and the Nikon 1 AW1 camera kit with two lenses and accessories. The Nikon 1 AW1 is the world's first waterproof, shockproof interchangeable lens digital camera—it's built for all life's awesomeness.

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FAQ

What is the Life is an Awdventure Sweepstakes?

The Life is an Awdventure Sweepstakes is a promotion sponsored by Nikon Inc. and the State of Texas Office of Economic Development that offers participants the chance to win a new Nikon 1 AW1 camera kit along with one of two trips to Texas for 6 days and 5 nights.

Who is eligible to participate in the Sweepstakes?

The Life is an Awdventure Sweepstakes is open and offered only to legal residents of the United States and District of Columbia, who are 18 years of age and older and the age of majority in their jurisdiction of residence as of date of entry. Employees of Nikon and their immediate families (parent, child, sibling or spouse) and/or household members and any other persons or entities associated with this promotion are ineligible to enter or win. Void where prohibited by law.

What is the Grand Prize?

The Grand Prize consists of one (1) Nikon 1 AW1 2 lens kit, one (1) Nikon 1 Silicone Jacket, one (1) EN-EL20 Battery, one (1) AN-N3000 Water Resistant Neck Strap, and one (1) WU-1B Wireless Adapter, all of which has a collective approximate retail value ("ARV") of $1,200. In addition, the Two Grand Prize winners will receive a trip package supplied by the State of Texas Office of Economic Development and Tourism to one (1) of the following Texas locations: (1) to the Big Bend area of Texas or (1) to South Padre Island, Texas.

Big Bend Prize includes: a trip package for 2 adults to the Big Bend area of Texas for six days/five nights, standard hotel accommodations, economy class air transportation, planned excursions and a $500 Sponsor-specified gift card for transportation and food costs. Trip package has a Total ARV (including the Camera Package) of Five Thousand Dollars ($5,000).

South Padre Prize includes: a trip package for 2 adults to South Padre Island, Texas for six days/five nights, standard hotel accommodations, economy class air transportation, planned excursions and a $500 Sponsor-specified gift card for transportation and food costs. Trip package has a Total ARV (including the Camera Package) of Five Thousand Dollars ($5,000).

How do I enter the Sweepstakes?

To enter the sweepstakes, go to the "Enter" link found in the right hand navigation on every page of the www.awdventure.com website during the active period of the Sweepstakes. This will bring you to an entry form where you must complete the required form fields indicated by an asterisk (*).

After you select the Enter Now button, you will need to press "Continue" on the following page to complete your entry to the Sweepstakes.

When does the Sweepstakes start/end?

The Sweepstakes begins at 12:00 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) on June 23, 2015 and ends at 11:59 p.m. ET on September 15, 2015.

How many times can I enter the Sweepstakes?

One (1) entry per person, per email address, per day, for either trip, is allowed.

Is travel to Texas included?

Yes, but the actual value may vary based on airfare fluctuations and distance between departure and destination. The Grand Prize does not include any travel expenses such as ground transportation, meals, incidentals, souvenirs or other expenses. Such expenses are the responsibility of the Grand Prize winner.

Who can I bring with me?

Grand Prize winners will have the option to bring another adult who is 18 years of age or older.

When will the winner be selected?

The two (2) Grand Prize winners (1 for the Big Bend Grand Prize Trip and 1 for the South Padre Island Grand Prize Trip) will be selected on or about September 16, 2015 in two separate, random drawings from among all eligible entries received. Odds of winning the Grand Prize will depend on the total number of eligible entries received throughout the Sweepstakes Period. If the selected Grand Prize Winner cannot be contacted within three (3) business days after the first attempt to contact him/her, the Administrator may select an alternate potential winner in his/her place at random from the remaining entries.

Where can I learn more about the Trip?

Interested parties can visit the "Trip" section in the right hand navigation on every page of the www.awdventure.com website. If you would like to learn more about Texas you can visit https://www.traveltex.com/ for more information. If you would like to speak to someone to learn more about the trip, please contact the program administrator Nikon-support@yorkandchapel.com.

How will I be notified if I win?

You will be contacted via phone, email and/or USPS mail. Please make sure the phone number you enter in the entry form is a valid U.S. phone number. The Administrator reserves the right to randomly select a different prize winner if the winner cannot be contacted after three (3) business days. For the list of winners, visit www.awdventure.com after September 16, 2015. The list of winners will be posted after confirmation of winners is complete.

When does the trip need to be completed by?

Reservations must be confirmed at least (30) days prior to intended date of departure and are subject to availability at time of request. Prize travel must be completed within one (1) year of initial winner notification.

Where can I learn more about the Nikon 1 AW1?

Interested parties can visit Nikon's website to learn more about the camera and product features.

Where can I learn more about Texas?

Interested parties can visit https://www.traveltex.com/ to learn more about the places to go in Texas.

What happens if I am having difficulties with the site working?

The site will work on most modern web browsers.

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