GTE Financial is proud to announce they have been named the Official Credit Union of the Tampa Bay Lightning. We have signed a multi-year sponsorship agreement, partnering with the 2020-21 and 2021-22 season back-to-back Stanley Cup™ champions, and look forward to our continued partnership within the region.

Bolts Debit Card

Bring your fandom wherever you go!

As the Official Credit Union of the Tampa Bay Lightning, we are proud to be the home of the Bolts Debit card. Open a NEW membership and a qualified GTE Checking account using promo code BOLTSCARD.* Act now, offer ends April 30, 2024!

Bolt into our promotions today:

As the Official Credit Union of our beloved team, we are excited to award one lucky winner with four tickets to experience the last game of the season with our Game Day VIP Experience!

Here's what you get if you're the lucky winner:

Four Glass tickets for April 17th
(valued at $1,565.00)

Signed hockey stick by Tampa Bay Lightning Alternate Captain Nikita Kucherov(valued at $300.00)

Lightning Swag Bag

Bragging rights to all your friends!

Review our Privacy Policy and enter for your chance to win, below!



1. Eligibility: 2023-2024 GTE Financial Lightning Game Day Giveaway “Contest” is open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia who are at least eighteen (18) years old at the time of entry. This Contest is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited.

2. Sponsor: GTE Financial, 711 E Henderson Ave, Tampa, FL 33602. Lightning Hockey LP (the “Lightning”), VSG Enterprises LLC (“VSG”), and Tampa Bay Arena, LLC (“TBA”) are not a sponsor, co-sponsor, organizer, or administrator of this Contest.

3. Agreement to Official Rules: Participation in this Contest constitutes the entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and to the Sponsor's decisions, which are final and binding in all matters related to this Contest. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.

4. Timing: The Sweepstakes begins on January 1, 2024 at 12:00 a.m. and ends on March 31, 2024 at 11:59 p.m. (“Entry Period”). The Sponsor’s computer is the official time-keeping device for this Contest.

5. How to Enter:  By submitting your information, you agree that it conforms to the Submission Guidelines and Content Restrictions as defined below (collectively, the “Guidelines and Restrictions”) and that Sponsor may disqualify you from the Contest if it believes, in its sole discretion, that your Submission fails to conform to the Guidelines and Restrictions or is otherwise not in compliance with these Official Rules.

Submission Guidelines:

● Complete the online form and all required fields, including First Name/Last Name/Email/Phone Number/Products You Are Interested In

6. Winner Determination: A winner will be determined by random drawing on or about April 1, 2024. The random drawing will be conduted by a minimum of: (1) member of marketing department, (1) member of compliance department, and will be recorded.  Sponsor’s decision regarding the winner of the Contest will be final.

7. Winner Requirements: Sponsor will notify the potential winner via phone call or email (as applicable) and will provide further instructions to claim his/her prize. Each potential winner will be required to verify his/her email address or phone number and provide their full name and mailing address (no P.O. Boxes) information for prize fulfillment purposes in order to claim his/her prize. If a potential winner cannot be contacted, fails to provide any requested information, does not comply with these Official Rules, or the prize is returned as undeliverable, the potential winner forfeits the prize. If a potential winner is disqualified for any reason, the prize may be awarded to a runner-up, if any, at the Sponsor’s sole discretion. Up to three (3) alternate winners may be determined, after which the applicable prize will remain un-awarded. Acceptance of any prize shall constitute and signify the winner’s agreement and consent that Sponsor and its designees may use the winner’s name, city, state, likeness, Submission, and/or prize information in connection with this Contest for promotional, advertising, or other purposes, worldwide, in any and all media now known or hereafter devised, including the Internet, without limitation and without further payment, notification, permission or other consideration, except where prohibited by law. Without limiting the generality of these Official Rules, the winner shall irrevocably grant, transfer, convey and assign to Sponsor the entirety of his/her rights in and to the Submission and all renewals and extensions of copyright, and the right to secure copyright registrations thereto in perpetuity including, without limitation, the rights to use the Submission for any and all purposes in any and all media whether now known or hereafter developed, on a worldwide basis, in perpetuity. The winner accepts and acknowledges that Sponsor shall not be obligated to use the Submission and that Sponsor, in its sole discretion, shall have the right to refrain from using the Submission. Sponsor shall not incur any liability to the extent Sponsor chooses to refrain from exercising its rights hereunder. The winner will indemnify GTE Financial, the Lightning, TBA, VSG, the National Hockey League (“NHL”), NHL Enterprises, L.P., NHL Enterprises Canada, L.P., NHL Enterprises B.V., NHL Interactive CyberEnterprises, LLC, National Hockey League Foundation, NHL Foundation, each of the other member clubs of the NHL, and each of their respective subsidiaries or affiliated entities, including any entity which, now or in the future, controls, is controlled by, or is under common control with the NHL or any of its member clubs, and the directors, officers, employees, partners, shareholders, owners and agents of the above entities (collectively, the “NHL Entities”), their corporate parent and/or subsidiaries, officers, directors, employees, and agents” and any licensee, collectively, “Released Parties”)  against all claims, damages, liabilities, and expenses (including reasonable counsel fees and legal expenses) arising out of any breach of these terms.

8. Prize:  One prize will be awarded for the entire contest period: Four (4) Ashley Club tickets, a Lightning home game vs the Toronto Maple Leaves during the month of April 2024, and a VIP experience that will be determined by the Sponsor. Valued at $1,865.


This experience is non-transferable, cannot be redeemed for cash and no substitution will be made except as provided herein at the Sponsor’s sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute the VIP experience for one of comparable or greater value, in its sole discretion. The winner is responsible for all taxes and fees associated with prize receipt and/or use. All VIP experience details are at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Limit: One (1) prize per person during the Contest Period. Odds of winning may vary based on the number of entries received. 

9. General Conditions: Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, suspend and/or modify this Contest, or any part of it, if any fraud, technical failures, human error, unforeseen circumstances that are outside of Sponsor’s control or any other factor impairs the integrity or proper functioning of this Contest, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. If terminated, Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, determine the winner from among all non-suspect, eligible Submissions received up to time of such action using the judging procedure outlined above or as otherwise deemed fair and appropriate by Sponsor. Sponsor, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the Submission process or the operation of this Contest or to be acting in violation of the Official Rules of this or any other promotion or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner and to void all associated Submissions. Any attempt by any person to deliberately undermine the legitimate operation of this Contest may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages and other remedies (including attorneys’ fees) from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.

NHL game, event and exhibition dates and times are determined at the sole discretion of the Office of the Commissioner of Hockey and/or the applicable NHL club, as applicable, and may be subject to change. Released Parties (defined above) will not be responsible for weather conditions, acts of God, pandemics, epidemics, quarantine restrictions, acts of terrorism, civil disturbances, player/referee/labor or other strike or work stoppage, or other natural disaster outside their control that may cause the cancellation or postponement of any game, event or exhibition or any other scheduled event or closure of venue.

10. Limitations of Liability: Released Parties are not responsible for: (1) any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by entrant, printing, typographical or other errors or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Contest; (2) technical failures of any kind, including, but not limited to malfunctions, interruptions, or disconnections in phone lines or network hardware or software, or lost, interrupted or unavailable network, server, Internet Service Provider (ISP), website, or other connections, availability or accessibility or miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, telephone or cable transmissions, lines, or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions; (3) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the Submission process or the Contest; (4) other errors or problems of any kind relating to or in connection with the Promotion, whether printing, typographical, technical, computer, network, mechanical, human error or otherwise, which may occur in the administration of the Contest, the uploading or processing of entries, or the processing or judging of Submissions, the announcement of the prizes or in any promotion-related materials; (5) late, lost, undeliverable, damaged or stolen mail; or (6) any injury or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrant’s participation in this Contest or receipt or use or misuse of any prize. Released Parties are not responsible for any unauthorized third-party use of any Submission.

By participating in the Contest, you agree to release and hold Released Parties harmless from all alleged, existing, or future actions, claims, and/or liabilities of whatever nature including, but not limited to, personal injury, bodily injury (including, without limitation, wrongful death and disability), property damage, and expense (including, without limitation, reasonable attorneys’ fees) and loss or damage of any other kind, relating to or arising from, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, (a) your participation, or inability to participate, in the Contest, or any Contest-related or prize-related activity; (b) the use by Released Parties (including modification, adaptation, and reproduction) of entry materials during or after the Contest; (c) the delivery, acceptance, possession, redemption, use, misuse, loss, or misdirection of the prize; and (d) any other claim or cause of action you may have against any Released Party.

11. Disputes: Except where prohibited, the entrant agrees that: (1) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Contest or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida located in Tampa Florida; (2) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Contest, and in no event will entrant be permitted to obtain attorneys’ fees or other legal costs; and (3) under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, indirect, punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrant and Sponsor in connection with the Contest, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Florida without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Florida or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Florida.

12. Entrant's Personal Information: Information collected from entrant is subject to Sponsor’s Privacy Policy

13. Tampa Bay Lightning trademarks, service marks and copyrights are proprietary to the Tampa Bay Lightning. All rights reserved.


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Design your own card fee only waived for new members opening a qualified checking account at time of membership application between 12/27/2023 and 4/30/2024. Qualified accounts include any checking account (with the exception of GTE’s Go Student Checking and GTE Business Checking Accounts). Design your own card fee is waived for first Bolts design only. Refer to fee schedule for more information about costs associated with your account. GTE Financial reserves the right to change dates and offerings of this promotion. Use promo code: BOLTSCARD at time of application, either online or in your local Community Financial Center.