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How to Enter: Beginning at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time ("ET") on January 1, 2010 until 5:00 p.m. ET on February 19, 2010 (the "Sweepstakes Period"), you may enter the Home & Garden Television ("HGTV") 2010 HGTV Dream Home Giveaway℠ sweepstakes (the "Sweepstakes") in any of the following ways: (i) online by visiting the HGTV website (www.hgtv.com) (the "HGTV Website") and completing the online entry form (limit one (1) online entry, per valid email address, per eligible person per day); or (ii) hand printing your name, complete address, phone number (area code included) and date of birth either on a postcard or on a separate piece of paper no larger than 8½ x 11 inches, and mailing the postcard or paper in an envelope with proper postage affixed to: HGTV Dream Home Giveaway, PO Box 52628, Knoxville, TN 37950 (the "Mail-In Address"). Entrants using U.S. mail may enter as often as they wish. Mail-in entries must be postmarked by February 19, 2010 and received by February 26, 2010. Limit one (1) entry per stamped outer envelope. Mechanically reproduced or hand-stamped entries or mailing labels or entries generated by script, macro or other automated means and entries by any means which subvert the entry process will not be accepted. Incorrect, illegible, and incomplete entries are void. These Official Rules are also available at the HGTV Website or by writing to HGTV Dream Home Giveaway - Rules Request, PO Box 53313, Knoxville, TN 37950.
Eligibility: This Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of the U.S. and its territories, possessions and commonwealths who are 21 years of age or older as of January 1, 2010, except employees and members of their households, whether or not related, and immediate families (spouses, parents, siblings, children and each of their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) of HGTV as the Main Sponsor and General Motors LLC, Lumber Liquidators, Inc., The Procter & Gamble Company, The Sherwin-Williams Company, Delta Faucet Company, BISSELL Homecare, Inc., Cosentino North America, Ethan Allen Global, Inc., Sub-Zero, Inc. and Wolf Appliance, Inc., Wellborn Cabinet, Inc., Oldcastle Architectural, Inc., The Walt Disney Company, Rinnai America Corporation, Intuit Inc., Dole Fresh Vegetables, Inc., Lindt & Sprüngli (USA) Inc., and all other participating product sponsors (collectively, the "Participating Product Sponsors"), Ritway, Inc., and their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, and affiliates, and their advertising and promotion agencies and all local sponsors are not eligible to enter or win the prize. Main Sponsor reserves the right to conduct a background check on any potential Grand Prize Winner and reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any person based on such background check if Main Sponsor determines in its sole discretion that awarding the prize to such potential Grand Prize Winner might reflect negatively on Main Sponsor or any of the Participating Product Sponsors. By entering, all participants and/or entrants release the Released Parties from and against all claims and damages arising in connection with each entrant's participation and/or entry in the Sweepstakes and/or his/her receipt or use of the prize (including any injury or harm resulting from the use of the vehicle or any travel or activity related thereto) awarded in this Sweepstakes. Any and all warranties and guarantees are subject to the respective manufacturer's terms. This Sweepstakes is governed by U.S. law and is subject to all federal, state and local laws and regulations. Void outside the U.S. and where prohibited by law.
How the Grand Prize Winner will be Determined:
Grand Prize Drawing: The potential Grand Prize Winner will be selected in a random drawing from among all eligible entries received during the entire Sweepstakes Period on or about March 2, 2010 by Ritway, Inc., an independent judging organization ("Sweepstakes Administrator"). The odds of winning the Grand Prize depends upon on the number of eligible entries received for the entire Sweepstakes Period.
Grand Prize Winner Notification: Main Sponsor anticipates that the potential Grand Prize Winner will be contacted in person on or about March 14, 2010 (subject to change) in the form of a "ambush style" visit by Main Sponsor representatives and such potential Grand Prize Winner may be filmed during such visit by Main Sponsor. Main Sponsor also reserves the right to randomly select an unspecified number of potential finalists for the Grand Prize where the Grand Prize Winner will be selected in a random drawing that may be televised. Potential Grand Prize Winner will be required to execute an affidavit of eligibility, a Non-Disclosure Agreement, and release of liability and publicity (where permitted by law), and return same, fully-executed, within five (5) days of date of issuance of prize notification. Main Sponsor may require the potential Grand Prize Winner to travel with a guest at Main Sponsor's expense to the 2010 HGTV Dream Home for promotional purposes on a date to be determined by Main Sponsor from March - May, 2010 (exact date subject to change). If Main Sponsor is unable to contact the potential Grand Prize Winner within five (5) days of date of the initial attempt, if the potential Grand Prize Winner fails to return all requested forms fully-executed by the specified date, or if the potential Grand Prize Winner fails to comply with these Official Rules, including traveling on the dates and times required by Main Sponsor, his/her place as a Grand Prize Winner will be forfeited at Main Sponsor's discretion and an alternate Grand Prize Winner may be selected, at Main Sponsor's sole discretion. Main Sponsor reserves the right to notify the potential Grand Prize Winner by overnight courier and/or telephone.
Main Sponsor and Sweepstakes Administrator's decisions with respect to the Grand Prize Winner and other matters pertaining to the Sweepstakes shall be final and binding and are subject to change. By entering into the Sweepstakes, each entrant consents to the use by Sweepstakes Entities and their designees of his/her name, photograph (including photographs of his/her pet(s) submitted to HGTV, if applicable), likeness, biography, voice, performance and/or video (including any footage compiled when the potential winner of the Grand Prize is contacted) for advertising and promotional purposes including "ambush style" on-air camera appearances to announce the potential Grand Prize Winner on a date to be determined by Main Sponsor in or around March 2010 (or as otherwise set forth above) in any and all media, including online announcements now or hereafter known, worldwide and without limitation and without additional compensation, notification or permission, except where prohibited by law. In addition, participants in any of HGTV's on-air presentations will be required to sign any agreements and releases designed by Main Sponsor with respect to their services and performances. Main Sponsor and its designees may exploit, edit, modify, and distribute any footage compiled during the period when HGTV's potential Grand Prize Winner is contacted, including, without limitation, the names and likenesses of any persons or locations embodied therein, in any and all media now known or not currently known, throughout the world in perpetuity without additional compensation, permission or notification to any potential Grand Prize Winner or any third party.
Entry materials that have been tampered with or altered are void. If, in the Main Sponsor's opinion, there is any suspected or actual evidence of electronic or non-electronic tampering with any portion of the Sweepstakes, or if computer virus, bugs, unauthorized intervention, fraud, or technical difficulties or failures compromise or corrupt or affect the administration, integrity, security, fairness, or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes, the Main Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process and void any entries submitted fraudulently, to modify or suspend the Sweepstakes, or to terminate the Sweepstakes and conduct a random drawing to award the prize using all eligible, non-suspect entries received as of the termination date. Should the Sweepstakes be terminated prior to the stated expiration date, notice will be posted on the HGTV Website. Any attempt by an entrant or any other individual to deliberately damage any website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes is a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, HGTV reserves the right to seek damages and other remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. In the event of a dispute as to the identity of the potential Grand Prize Winner based on an e-mail address, the winning entry will be declared made by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at time of entry and such individual will be required to comply with these Official Rules. "Authorized account holder" is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, on-line service provider, or other organization (e.g., business, educational, institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address.
Grand Prize: One (1) Grand Prize Winner shall win the Grand Prize consisting of the home in Sandia Park, New Mexico (the "HGTV Dream Home") that is featured in the "HGTV Dream Home" special, plus home furnishings, merchandise, an automobile, a "HGTV Dream Play Home", and $500,000 cash (awarded in the form of a check). The home is valued at approximately $1,500,000 (includes structure, lot, landscaping, home furnishings, artwork, accessories, and the HGTV Dream Play Home) as of November 2009. All decisions related to the HGTV Dream Home shall be at Main Sponsor's sole discretion. Actual value of the HGTV Dream Home depends on market fluctuations. The automobile is a 2010 GMC Terrain (ARV: $38,375). All home furnishings, merchandise, and the automobile will be selected by HGTV at its sole discretion. All home furnishings and merchandise will be delivered to the HGTV Dream Home in Sandia Park, New Mexico. The HGTV Dream Home shall be conveyed to the Grand Prize Winner without representations or warranties, express or implied, other than those, if any, provided by the contractor/developer ("Developer") from whom HGTV has agreed to acquire the HGTV Dream Home, and other than any applicable manufacturers' warranties. Real estate transfer taxes, deed recording charges and closing costs, if not the obligation of the Developer pursuant to an agreement with HGTV (the "Home Contract") to acquire the home, shall be the sole responsibility of the Grand Prize Winner, as will all current and future real estate taxes and all other taxes, costs, fees, and expenses related to the maintenance of the house commencing as of the date the Grand Prize Winner accepts the Grand Prize. Title insurance and homeowner's hazard and liability insurance shall be the sole responsibility of the Grand Prize Winner. The Released Parties shall not be responsible for construction delays and condition of title to home shall otherwise be as set forth in the Home Contract. For the automobile, the Grand Prize Winner is solely responsible for the taxes, registration, insurance (proof of which must be shown prior to the Grand Prize Winner taking possession of vehicle), license, pickup costs at the automobile dealership designated by General Motors LLC and any other option not included on the stated model. Total ARV of Grand Prize is $2,038,375.
General Prize Conditions: All costs, taxes, fees, and expenses associated with the prize or the acceptance and use of any element of the prize not specifically addressed above are the sole responsibility of the winner. All federal, state, and local taxes on prize are winner's responsibility. Grand Prize Winner will be issued a 1099 tax form for the ARV of the prize. The specifics of all aforementioned elements of the prize in the Sweepstakes shall be solely determined by Main Sponsor. Some restrictions may apply. Prize cannot be transferred, substituted or redeemed for cash except at Main Sponsor's sole discretion. Main Sponsor reserves the right to substitute the prize, or portion(s) thereof, with a prize of comparable or greater value, at its sole discretion.
Winner's List/Opt-Out Request: Beginning on or about April 22, 2010 you may obtain the name of the Grand Prize Winner either by going to the HGTV Website (www.hgtv.com) or mailing a self-addressed stamped envelope to: HGTV Dream Home Winner's List, PO Box 53313, Knoxville, TN 37950. Requests received after May 19, 2010 will not be honored.
Main Sponsor: Scripps Networks, LLC d/b/a Home & Garden Television, 9721 Sherrill Boulevard, Knoxville, TN 37932.
Sweepstakes Administrator: Ritway, Inc., 1463 E. Weisgarber Road, Knoxville, TN 37909.