First Columbia Bank Holiday Cash Sweepstakes

Could you use $1,000 to help with holiday expenses, pay down some debt, or start your 2020 savings fund?  First Columbia Bank is going to make someone’s holiday a little—make that A LOT—brighter this year with our Holiday Cash Sweepstakes! Just stop by any branch of First Columbia Bank before December 20th and enter to win.

Happy Holidays from First Columbia Bank—your community bank that’s with you every step of the way.

Contest Details

One winner will be chosen to receive $1,000 in the First Columbia Bank Holiday Cash Sweepstakes. To enter, visit any of First Columbia Bank’s branch office locations and complete an entry form. One entry per person. Contest begins on Friday, November 29th at 8:30 am and ends on Friday, December 20th at 6:00 pm. Winner will be selected on Tuesday, December 24th at 12:00 pm.

No purchase is necessary to enter or win. The giveaway is sponsored by First Columbia Bank & Trust (“Sponsor”). This is a sweepstakes and is governed by these official rules (“Official Rules”). By participating in the sweepstakes, each entrant agrees to abide by these Official Rules, including all eligibility requirements, and understands that the results of the sweepstakes, as determined by Sponsor and its agents, are final in all respects. The sweepstakes is subject to all federal, state and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited by law.

This promotion is exclusively sponsored by First Columbia Bank & Trust Co.  This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Facebook, Instagram or any other company or organization. Any questions, comments or complaints regarding the promotion will be directed to Sponsor.


The sweepstakes is open to legal Pennsylvania residents (customers and non-customers) who reside in First Columbia Bank’s market area, which includes Columbia, Montour, Northumberland, Lycoming and Luzerne Counties, and who are eighteen (18) years of age or older at the time of entry. No one under eighteen (18) years of age is permitted to enter under any circumstances.  Sponsor has the right to verify the eligibility of each entrant.  Employees and Directors of First Columbia Bank & Trust Co., their immediate family members, or anyone residing in employee’s immediate household are not eligible to enter. The term “immediate family” includes spouses, siblings, parents, children, grandparents and grandchildren.

Winner Selection

Eligible entries received during each Submission Period will be gathered into a database at the end of the Submission Period. Winner will be selected via random drawing. The odds of winning are dependent upon the number of entrantsThe winner will be notified via email (if provided) and telephone and will be directed to call the bank to verify eligibility and arrange for collecting the prize. The winning entry information can be obtained by sending a written request to First Columbia Bank, Attn: Marketing Department, 992 Central Road, Bloomsburg, PA 17815.

If a potential prize winner does not contact the bank within two (2) business days, the potential prize winner shall forfeit the prize, and another winner will be selected. Winner will be required to collect their prize in person at one of the Sponsor’s branch locations. Terms and conditions may apply. Incidental expenses and all other costs and expenses, which are not specifically listed as part of a prize in these Official Rules and which may be associated with the award, acceptance, receipt and use of all or any portion of the awarded prize are solely the responsibility of the respective prize winner. The value of the prize may be reported on IRS form 1099-MISC. ALL FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL TAXES ASSOCIATED WITH THE RECEIPT OR USE OF ANY PRIZE IS SOLELY THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE WINNER. Gift Value: $1,000.

Additional Limitations

Sponsor and its respective parent, affiliate and subsidiary companies, agents, and representatives are not responsible for any typographical or other errors in the offer or administration of the sweepstakes, including, but not limited to, errors in any printing or posting or these Official Rules, the selection and announcement of any winner, or the distribution of any prize. Any attempt to damage the content or operation of this sweepstakes is unlawful and subject to possible legal action by Sponsor. Sponsor reserves the right to terminate, suspend or amend the sweepstakes, without notice, and for any reason, including, without limitation, if Sponsor determines that the sweepstakes cannot be conducted as planned or should a virus, bug, tampering or unauthorized intervention, technical failure or other cause beyond Sponsor’s control corrupt the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper play of the sweepstakes. In the event any tampering or unauthorized intervention may have occurred, Sponsor reserves the right to void suspect entries at issue. Sponsor and its respective parent, affiliate and subsidiary companies, agents, and representatives, and any telephone network or service providers, are not responsible for incorrect or inaccurate transcription of entry information, or for any human error, technical malfunction, lost or delayed data transmission, omission, interruption, deletion, line failure or malfunction of any telephone network, computer equipment or software, the inability to access any website or online service or any other error, human or otherwise.

Indemnification and Limitation of Liability

By entering the contest, each entrant agrees to indemnify, release and hold harmless sponsor and its parent, affiliate and subsidiary companies, the Facebook or Instagram platforms, administrator, advertising and promotional agencies, and all their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents from any liability, damages, losses or injury resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from that entrant’s participation in the contest and the acceptance, use or misuse of any prize that may be won. Sponsor and its parent, affiliate and subsidiary companies do not make any warranties, express or implied, as to the condition, fitness or merchantability of the prize. Sponsor and its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotional agencies, and all their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents disclaim any liability for damage to any computer system resulting from access to or the download of information or materials connected with the contest. Sponsor is not responsible for lost or damaged prize once awarded.


By participating, each entrant grants Sponsor permission to use his/her name, likeness or comments for publicity purposes without payment of additional consideration, except where prohibited by law.

Sweepstakes Sponsor

This sweepstakes is sponsored by:
First Columbia Bank & Trust Co.
232 East St
Bloomsburg, PA 17815                                                                                                 Updated 11/26/19