“Meet and Greet” Competition Official Rules

No donation is necessary to enter or claim a prize. A donation will not increase your chances of winning. You may enter either by donating on this website or enter by mail without donating.


The Raffle is open from May 16, 2017 12:00am EST to June 30, 2017 at 11:59pm EST. Winners will be notified by Friday July 7, 2017. The event will take place on Wednesday July 26, 2017 from 6-8pm EST


This Raffle is only open to legal U.S. residents who are at least eighteen (18) years of age at the time of entry. Entries are limited to individuals only; commercial enterprises and business entities are not eligible. By participating in the Raffle, each participant accepts the conditions stated in these Official Rules, agrees to be bound by the decisions of Futuro Media and warrants that she/he is eligible to participate in the Raffle.  Employees, officers & directors of Futuro Media and their immediate families (parents, children, siblings, spouse) are not eligible to enter.

THE RAFFLE IS VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW and is subject to applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations.


Participants may enter the Raffle by making a donation to FMG, Latino USA or In The Thick during the Raffle Entry Period and follow the on-screen prompts. To enter without donating, please send a letter or postcard addressed to: Semele Turro ℅ Futuro Media 361 W 125th Street, Floor 6, New York, NY 10027. Each postal entry must be stamped and mailed separately.  Your envelope must be postmarked by June 30, 2017.


Winners will get the chance to meet with Maria Hinojosa and the staff of Futuro Media. Light refreshments will be provided. Winners will be allowed to bring one guest. Winners and their guests will be required to give their full name before coming to the event and asked to bring ID. Transportation to and from the event is not included.


Winners of the Raffle will be selected through a random computerized drawing. Odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible entries received. Winners will be notified via the email address or phone number they provided within 48 hours and will be required to sign and return, where legal, an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release within three (3) days of prize notification. If winners cannot be contacted, if any prize is returned as undeliverable, or in the event of noncompliance with these Raffle rules and requirements, the prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner will be selected from among all remaining eligible entries. Upon prize forfeiture, no compensation will be given.


Participation in Raffle and acceptance of prize constitutes winner’s permission to use their name, address (city and state), likenesses, biographical information and any statements made by winner regarding the Raffle or FMG and its affiliate properties for advertising and promotional purposes without notice or additional compensation, except where prohibited by law. By participating, entrants, winners and their guests agree to release and hold harmless FMG, its advertising and promotion agencies and their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers and directors, from any and all liability, for loss, harm, damage, injury, cost or expense whatsoever including without limitation, property damage, personal injury and/or death which may occur in connection with, preparation for, travel to, or participation in Raffle, or possession, acceptance and/or use or misuse of prize or participation in any Raffle related activity and claims based on publicity rights, defamation or invasion of privacy and merchandise delivery.  FMG is not responsible if any prize cannot be awarded due to delays or interruptions due to Acts of God, Acts of War, natural disasters, weather or terrorism. Entrants who do not comply with these Official Rules, or attempt to interfere with this promotion in any way shall be disqualified. Prizes are non-transferable.  No substitutions or cash redemptions.