Refer Your Dive Buddy To Join DAN
You know the importance of DAN membership. Make sure your dive buddy does too.
Refer your buddy for DAN membership for a chance to win exciting dive travel prizes.*
How To Invite Your Buddy
Step 1: Enter your email address or DAN member number in the box to the right.
Step 2: Click the button to generate your referral code.
Step 3: Copy and paste your code into an email or text and encourage your dive buddies to join DAN. Click the Facebook icon to share the invitation on your personal page and use the QR code to share it on other social media sites.
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Must be active/inactive DAN member residing in U.S. or Canada (exc. Quebec), 18 (or age of majority) or older as of 6/1/23. Void in Quebec and where prohibited. Starts 6/1/23 & ends 10/23/23. Obtain consent before referring buddy. Referral NOT required; if omitted from winning entry, no matching buddy prize awarded. Grand/Runner-Up Prizes exclude airfare/hotel expenses to and from the locations.
Get A Chance To Win Dive Travel Prizes!
When your dive buddy joins DAN using your referral code, you will both be entered for a chance to win. Both the referring member and new member receive matching prizes – it’s a win-win situation!
Bonus For DAN Members
*Limit one DAN Tag per individual or family membership
2023 DAN Bring A Buddy FAQs
When does DAN’s Bring A Buddy giveaway begin and end?
The 2023 DAN “Bring A Buddy” Giveaway begins at 12:01 a.m. Eastern Time on 1 June 2023 and ends 11:59 p.m. ET on 23 October 2023 (the “Promotion Period”).
How do I enter the giveaway?
- Create your custom referral link at www.dan.org/bringabuddy
- Share your link by email, text, or social media
- When your buddy joins DAN using your referral code, you will both be entered to win exciting dive travel prizes
Who is eligible to enter the giveaway?
Open to all active or inactive DAN members and dependents who reside in the 50 United States, the District of Columbia or Canada (excluding Quebec) who are eighteen (18) years of age or older. Employees, family members of employees, officers or directors of Divers Alert Network (the “Sponsor”) and all related and affiliated companies, are not eligible for the Giveaway. Void in Quebec and where prohibited by law. All federal, state, provincial and local laws and regulations apply.
Do I need to purchase something to enter the giveaway?
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. MAKING A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW.
How do I enter without a purchase?
No purchase necessary to enter the 2023 DAN “Bring A Buddy” Giveaway. Entries without purchase can be made through the following options:
- Download the “Bring A Buddy” Giveaway form online at www.dan.org/bringabuddy. Complete the required information and insert the form into a #10 envelope and affix proper postage. Mail to Divers Alert Network, Attention: 2023 DAN “Bring A Buddy” Giveaway, 6 West Colony Place, Durham, NC 27705.
- On a 3” x 5” index card, write your first and last name, phone number with area code, member number (if a member), birth date and email address. Insert your entry card into a #10 envelope, affix proper postage and mail the card to Divers Alert Network, Attention: 2023 DAN “Bring A Buddy” Giveaway, 6 West Colony Place, Durham, NC 27705.
Does the member and new member win the same prize?
Yes! Prizes will be awarded in pairs. Both the referring member and new member will receive the prize drawn at random from eligible entries. It’s a win-win with DAN!
Can I refer more than one dive buddy?
Yes, your referral link can be used to refer multiple dive buddies. Create your link at www.dan.org/bringabuddy.
Can prizes be substituted?
No substitution of prizes is permitted.
Are extra travel costs included for the Grand Prize and First Place winners?
All costs for travel, airfare, and accommodations if required, which include local, state and federal taxes, incurred in conjunction with the 2023 DAN “Bring A Buddy” Giveaway” are the sole responsibility of the Winners.
When will the prizes be drawn?
Winners will be selected on November 14, 2023 in a random drawing from among all eligible entries received during the Promotion Period. Drawings will be conducted by the Sponsor whose decisions are final on all matters relating to the Giveaway. Odds of winning a prize vary based upon the total number of eligible entries received by the end of the entry period. Limit one (1) prize per household.
When will the winners be notified?
DAN will announce the winners of the 2023 DAN “Bring A Buddy” Giveaway on November 14, 2023.
Winners will be notified by electronic mail or telephone. Winners will be required (except where prohibited by law) to sign and return, an Affidavit of Eligibility, Release of Liability, Prize Acceptance Form and, if legally permissible, a Publicity Release within ten (10) days of notification attempt or if winner is a Canadian resident, a Declaration of Compliance within twenty (20) days of notification attempt or the prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner may be selected. Return of prize or prize notification as undeliverable may result in disqualification and alternate selection. If winner is a Canadian resident, he/she must answer unaided a time-limited arithmetic skill-testing question as a condition to receiving a prize.
When will a list of winners be made available?
A list of the winners’ names will be made available by 12/31/2023. To receive the list by mail, send a stamped, self-addressed envelope by 12/1/2023, to: Divers Alert Network, 2023 DAN “Bring A Buddy” Giveaway, 6 West Colony Place, Durham, NC 27705.
I entered my email address to create my link and it says it isn’t found?
Chances are, you used a different email when you originally signed up for DAN membership. Please try a different email address or use your DAN member number which can be found on your DAN membership card. If you still have trouble, please call DAN Member Services for assistance. DAN Member Services will not be able to make the referral over the phone. All referrals must be made using your custom referral link,
Can I refer my dive buddies for DAN Student Membership or DAN Business Membership and be entered into the giveaway?
No, referrals are for DAN Regular or Enhanced Membership only. Referrals can be for individual or family membership.
If I change from individual to family membership, does that qualify me to enter the giveaway?
No, changing from individual to family membership does not qualify for an entry into the giveaway.
If I add dependents to my membership, does that qualify me to enter the giveaway?
No, adding dependents does not qualify for an entry into the giveaway.
As a DAN member, do I receive a DAN Tag for every new diver that becomes a member using my referral code?
No, DAN members are limited to one DAN Tag per individual or family membership regardless of how many divers join through your link.
My DAN membership expired. Can I still refer new divers?
Yes, the giveaway is open to both active and inactive DAN members. Inactive members can still provide a referral using your DAN member number and be entered for a chance to win if your buddy becomes a DAN member.
Can I call DAN Member Services to refer my dive buddies by phone?
No, all referrals must be made by using your custom referral link. DAN’s Member Service team is unable to process referrals by phone.
Are DAN employees and family members eligible to enter?
Employees, family members of employees, officers or directors of Divers Alert Network (the “Sponsor”) and all related and affiliated companies, are not eligible for the Giveaway. Void in Quebec and where prohibited by law. All federal, state, provincial and local laws and regulations apply.
Who is the sponsor of the giveaway?
The 2023 Bring A Buddy giveaway is sponsored by Divers Alert Network, 6 West Colony Place, Durham, NC, 27705.
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