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Bonnie Moret
202-249-4068 press room

The Washington Auto Show/Kia Optima Sweepstakes to give away
the All-New 2013 Optima!!
Register at for February 14th Drawing

WASHINGTON, D.C. – February 1, 2013 – (Virtual Press Office) -- A brand new 2013 Kia Optima will be given away this Valentine's Day to a lucky Washington area resident who registers for the February 14, 2013 drawing via The Washington Auto Show® website.

The sweepstakes, sponsored by Kia Motors America, Inc., Washington Area New Automobile Dealers Association (WANADA), The Washington Auto Show® (WAS) and Clear Channel Radio is open to legal residents of D.C., Maryland, Virginia or West Virginia, who are 18 years of age or older, have a valid driver's license and proof of insurance. Sweepstakes Official Rules have also been posted at each of the 17 Washington, D.C. area Kia dealers.

Contestants can register for a chance to win by visiting The Washington Auto Show's website at, and filling out the online entry form, or on location at The Washington Auto Show. The sweepstakes is open for entries from January 28, 2013 through February 10, 2013.

The winner will be selected by a random online drawing from all eligible entries on February 14, 2013 and announced on The Washington Auto Show® website. The winner will also be contacted by mail with instructions for claiming their new Kia Optima, valued at approximately $24,500.00.

The 2013 Kia Optima is prominently on display at The Washington Auto Show. In addition to the giveaway, Kia will also be hosting Ride and Drive events at the following times during the 2013 Washington Auto Show:

  • Thursday, February 7, 2013, Noon - 8:00pm
  • Friday, February 8, 2013, Noon - 8:00pm
  • Saturday, February 9, 2013, 10:00am - 7:00pm
  • Sunday, February 10, 2013, 10:00am - 7:00pm

For a full schedule of entertainment and special events, operating hours and ticket information, visit The Washington Auto Show online at

1 Price is manufacturer's suggested retail price (MSRP) for 2013 Optima base model, and excludes destination and handling fee, title, taxes, license, options and dealer charges. Actual prices set by dealer.

About the Washington Auto Show

The Washington Auto Show opens to the public February 1-10, and will provide more than 750,000 square feet of autos, advanced technology and experiential events throughout all levels, exhibition halls and meeting rooms of the Convention Center, in which more than 43 domestic and import manufacturers present more than 700 vehicles.



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