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DIY NETWORK'S BLOG CABIN SWEEPSTAKES 2013
OFFICIAL RULES – NO PURCHASE OR ONLINE ENTRY NECESSARY
TO ENTER OR WIN. PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE CHANCE OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.
How to Enter: Beginning at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time ("ET") on July 29, 2013 until 5:00 p.m. ET on September 13, 2013, you may enter the DIY Network ("DIY") DIY Network's Blog Cabin Sweepstakes (the "Sweepstakes") in any of the following ways: (i) online by visiting the DIY website (www.diynetwork.com) (the "DIY Website") and completing the online entry form (limit one (1) online entry on the DIY Website, per valid email address, per eligible person per day); (ii) online by visiting the HGTV Remodels website (www.HGTVremodels.com) (the "HGTV Remodels Website") and completing and submitting the online entry form (limit one (1) online entry on the HGTV Remodels Website, per valid email address, per eligible person per day); or (iii) via regular mail by hand printing your name, complete address, and phone number (including area code) either on a postcard or on a separate piece of paper no larger than 8½ x 11 inches, and mailing the postcard or paper to: "DIY's Blog Cabin Sweepstakes," P.O. Box 51544, Knoxville, TN 37950. Entrants using US mail may enter as often as they wish. Mail-in entries must be postmarked by September 13, 2013, and received by September 20, 2013. Limit one (1) entry per envelope. Mechanically reproduced entries will not be accepted. Incorrect, illegible, and incomplete entries are void. Online entries are deemed made by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at the time of entry. The "authorized account holder" is deemed the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, service provider or other online 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. All online entries must be received by 4:59:59 p.m. ET on September 13, 2013. These official rules are also available at the DIY Website and the HGTV Remodels Website (collectively, the "Websites") or by writing to: "DIY's Blog Cabin Sweepstakes" - Rules Request, P.O. Box 52943, Knoxville, TN 37950. All eligible entries will be entered in the Grand Prize Drawing.
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, except employees and members of their households and immediate families (spouses, parents, siblings, children and each of their respective spouses) of Main Sponsor, Ritway, Inc., GMC Division, General Motors LLC, Lumber Liquidators, Inc., The Sherwin-Williams Company, GE Appliances, Quicken Loans Inc., Budget Blinds Inc., Cabinets To Go, LLC, James Hardie Building Products, Inc., Mitsubishi Electric US, Inc., GAF, Kohler, Kohler Generators, National Gypsum, Radio Systems Corporation and Window World, and all other participating contributors (collectively, the "Participating Product Contributors"), and their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, and affiliates, and their advertising and promotion agencies and all local contributors. Main Sponsor reserves the right to conduct a background check on any potential 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 winner might reflect negatively on Main Sponsor or any of the Participating Product Contributors.
Release: By entering, you agree to release, discharge, indemnify and hold harmless the Sweepstakes Entities, including, but not limited to, the Participating Product Contributors, and their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, their respective representatives and agents, advertising and promotion agencies, promotion partners and prize suppliers, and all of their respective affiliated companies, employees, officers, directors and shareholders, from and against all claims and damages or liability arising in connection with your participation and/or entry in the Sweepstakes and/or their receipt or use of any prize awarded in this Sweepstakes or due to any injuries, damages or losses to any person (including death) or property of any kind resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, misuse or use of any prize or participation in any promotion-related activity or participation in this Sweepstakes. Any and all warranties and guarantees are subject to the respective manufacturer's terms. If by reason of a printing or other error, more prizes are claimed than the number set forth in these rules, all persons making purportedly valid claims will be included in a random drawing to award the advertised number of prizes available in the prize category in question. No more than the advertised number of prizes will be awarded. You further understand and agree that all rights under Section 1542 of the Civil Code of California ("Section 1542") and any similar law of any state or territory of the United States that may be applicable with respect to the foregoing release are hereby expressly and forever waived. You acknowledge that Section 1542 provides that: "A GENERAL RELEASE DOES NOT EXTEND TO CLAIMS WHICH THE CREDITOR DOES NOT KNOW OR SUSPECT TO EXIST IN HIS OR HER FAVOR AT THE TIME OF EXECUTING THE RELEASE, WHICH, IF KNOWN BY HIM OR HER MUST HAVE MATERIALLY AFFECTED HIS OR HER SETTLEMENT WITH THE DEBTOR." The releases hereunder are intended to apply to all claims not known or suspected to exist with the intent of waiving the effect of laws requiring the intent to release future unknown claims.
How Winner will be Determined: The Grand Prize Winner (the "Grand Prize Winner") will be selected in a random drawing from among all eligible entries on approximately October 4, 2013 by Ritway, Inc., an independent judging organization, ("Sweepstakes Administrator") and will be contacted either in person or by overnight courier and phone on or about October 9, 2013. Sweepstakes Administrator's decisions with respect to Grand Prize Winner and other matters pertaining to the Sweepstakes shall be final. The Grand Prize Winner may be required to sign an affidavit of eligibility and release of liability and publicity (where permitted), and return same, properly executed, within five (5) days of issuance of prize notification. If Main Sponsor is unable to contact a potential prize winner within five (5) days of the initial attempt to contact, if a potential prize winner fails to complete and return all requested forms by the specified date or if a potential prize winner fails to comply with any of Main Sponsor's requirements or decisions, his/her prize will be forfeited, and an alternate prize winner shall be selected. By entering into the Sweepstakes, all entrants consent to the use of their name, photograph, likeness, biography, voice and/or video for advertising and promotional purposes, including online announcements, worldwide and without limitation and without additional compensation, except where prohibited by law. The odds of winning the Grand Prize depends upon the number of eligible entries received for the drawing.
Entry materials that have been tampered with or altered are void. If, in the opinion of Sweepstakes Administrator or Main Sponsor, 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, Sweepstakes Administrator and Sponsor reserve the right at their 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 Grand 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 Websites. 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, Main Sponsor 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 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.
Prize: Grand Prize: One (1) Grand Prize Winner will win the Grand Prize (the "Grand Prize"), which will consist of the following: (i) a home (based on the winning design from a previously held online vote) located in Atlantic, North Carolina (includes the real property, landscaping, and the house) with an approximate retail value ("ARV") of $447,740 as of June 2013, (the "Blog Cabin"); and (ii) a selection of home furnishings (ARV: $15,000). The home shall be conveyed to the Grand Prize Winner without representations or warranties, express or implied, other than those, if any, provided by any contractor/developer ("Developer") from whom Main Sponsor has agreed to acquire the home, and other than any applicable manufacturers' warranties. Real estate transfer taxes, deed recording charges and closing costs, shall be the sole responsibility of the Grand Prize Winner, as will all future real estate taxes and other expenses related to the maintenance of the house. Title insurance and homeowner's hazard and liability insurance shall be the sole responsibility of the Grand Prize Winner.
Total ARV of the Grand Prize is $462,740.
All costs, taxes, fees, and expenses associated with any element of the Grand Prize not specifically addressed above are the sole responsibility of the Grand Prize Winner. All federal, state and local taxes on the Grand Prize are the Grand Prize Winner's responsibility. The Grand Prize Winner will be issued a 1099 tax form for the ARV of the Grand Prize. The specifics of all aforementioned elements of the Grand Prize in the Sweepstakes shall be solely determined by Main Sponsor. Some restrictions may apply. The Grand Prize cannot be transferred, substituted or redeemed for cash except at Main Sponsor's sole discretion. Main Sponsor reserves the right to substitute any prize, or portions thereof, with a prize of comparable or greater value.
Disputes/Governing Law: All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these rules, or the rights and obligations of any entrant or the Sweepstakes Entities in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Tennessee without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions which would cause the application or the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Tennessee. Any action or litigation concerning this Agreement shall take place exclusively in the federal or state courts sitting in Knox County, Tennessee, and you expressly consent to the jurisdiction of and venue in such courts and waive all defenses of lack of jurisdiction and inconvenient forum with respect to such courts. Any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or in connection with this Sweepstakes, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action. You agree to service of process by mail or other method acceptable under the laws of the State of Tennessee. ANY CLAIMS, JUDGMENTS AND/OR AWARDS SHALL BE LIMITED TO ACTUAL OUT-OF-POCKET COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH ENTERING THIS SWEEPSTAKES. YOU (AND YOUR PARENTS OR LEGAL GUARDIANS IF YOU ARE A MINOR) HEREBY WAIVE ANY RIGHTS OR CLAIMS TO ATTORNEY'S FEES, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ENTRANT, IDENTIFIABLE PERSONS, OR THIRD PARTY PARTICIPANTS, WHETHER FORESEEABLE OR NOT AND WHETHER BASED ON NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE.
Winner's List: Beginning on or about October 21, 2013, you may obtain the name of the Grand Prize Winner, either by going to the Websites (www.diynetwork.com and www.HGTVremodels.com) or mailing a self-addressed stamped envelope to: "DIY's Blog Cabin Winner's List", P.O. Box 52943, Knoxville, TN 37950. Results of the drawing will be removed from the Websites on or about November 20, 2013. Requests received after November 20, 2013 will not be honored.
Sweepstakes Administrator: Ritway, Inc., 1463 E. Weisgarber, Knoxville, TN 37909.
Main Sponsor: Scripps Networks, LLC d/b/a DIY Network, 9721 Sherrill Boulevard, Knoxville, TN 37932.