Alabama Journey Find the State contest

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We’ve hidden a small icon like the one to the right somewhere in the current print issue. If you locate it and enter our Find the State contest, you may win a AAA thermos (approximate retail value $25) and a AAA Travel Gift Certificate worth up to $1001. You may enter in the following ways:

  • Complete the online entry form below or
  • Send a postcard with your name, address, phone number, and a brief description of the hidden icon’s location with page number, to:
    • Find the State contest, AAA Alabama
    • 2400 Acton Road
    • Birmingham, AL 35243-2902

We must receive your entry by 11:59 p.m. (PDT) on the 11th day of the second issue month. (For example, August 11 for the July/August issue). The winner will be selected in a drawing and notified by mail per the rules on or about the 16th day of the second issue month, and will be announced in the next print issue.

For more details, please read the official rules below.

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OFFICIAL RULES: Alabama Journey® magazine is not responsible for late, lost, damaged, illegible, or incomplete entries, and receipt of entries cannot be verified . The contest is open only to legal U.S. residents age 18 or older who are AAA Alabama members as of the 12th day of the month preceding the contest magazine issue date. (For example, for entries that correspond to the July/August issue, you must be a AAA Alabama member as of June 12.) Only one entry per person. Employees of AAA and its member clubs and their immediate families are not eligible to enter. Odds of winning will depend on the number of correct entries received; no prize will be awarded if no valid entries are received. Receipt of entries cannot be verified. The prize is a AAA thermos (approximate retail value of $25) and a AAA Travel Gift Certificate worth up to $1001. Certain terms and conditions apply, including: (i) the AAA Travel Gift Certificate may only be used toward the purchase of a select cruise, tour, or other vacation package valued at $1,500 or more, which is provided by a AAA preferred travel supplier and booked through a AAA Alabama travel agent; and (ii) the value of the travel certificate is $50 for a vacation package valued between $1,500 and $2,999, and $100 for a vacation package valued at $3,000 or more. For purposes of determining the vacation package value, airfare, taxes, surcharges, gratuities, transfers, port charges, and excursions are not included. For more information, including additional terms and conditions, call (866) 567-9209 or visit The prizes are nontransferable and are not redeemable for cash. There will be no substitutions. The judges’ decision is final. The winner will be notified by certified mail and required to sign an eligibility/publicity/liability release in a form acceptable to AAA Alabama within 21 days of notification or an alternate winner will be randomly selected. Void where prohibited. All federal, state, and local laws apply. By participating, each participant agrees to be bound by these Official Rules.

1The travel certificate (certificate) is valid for a discount of $100 off the purchase price of a future cruise or land vacation with one of our Preferred Travel providers, booked through AAA Travel, before the date listed on the enclosed certificate. A minimum purchase requirement of $1,000 applies. The certificate may not be combined with or applied to other discounts, special offers, coupons or promotions. Limit of one travel certificate redemption per reservation. The certificate is not applicable to online bookings. A valid AAA membership is required. The original certificate must be submitted at the time of the reservation; photocopies will not be accepted. When you make a qualifying reservation and ask to apply your certificate, your certificate will not be returned, even if you cancel your vacation. The certificate is non-transferable and has no cash redemption value - no credit for any unused certificate amount. The certificate does not apply to the purchase of airline tickets, rail tickets or travelers checks. Void where prohibited by law. The Automobile Club of Southern California acts as an agent for various cruise and land providers and is a motor club with a principal place of business at 3333 Fairview Road, Costa Mesa, CA 92626. Offer subject to change without notice.

Sponsor: Alabama Motorists Association, Inc., dba AAA Alabama.