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HOME & GARDEN TELEVISION — 2012 HGTV GREEN HOME GIVEAWAY℠
OFFICIAL RULES — NO PURCHASE OR ONLINE ENTRY NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCE OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.
How to Enter: Beginning at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time ("ET") on April 12, 2012 until 5:00 p.m. ET on June 1, 2012 (the "Sweepstakes Period"), you may enter the Home & Garden Television ("HGTV") — HGTV Green 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 and submitting the online entry form (limit one (1) online entry on the HGTV 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) by mail, by hand printing your name, complete address, and phone number (including area code and date of birth) either on a postcard or on a separate piece of paper no larger than 8 1/2 x 11 inches, and mailing the postcard or paper in an envelope with the proper postage affixed to: "HGTV Green Home Giveaway, PO Box 53103, Knoxville, TN 37950". Entrants using U.S. mail may enter as often as they wish. Mail-in entries must be postmarked by June 1, 2012 and received by June 8, 2012. 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 or mechanical means and entries by any means which subvert the entry process will not be accepted. Incorrect, illegible, corrupt, and incomplete entries are void. These official rules are also available at the HGTV Website and the HGTV Remodels Website (collectively, the "Websites") or by writing to HGTV Green Home Giveaway - Rules Request, PO Box 52612, 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 April 12, 2012, 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 Main Sponsor and GMC Division, General Motors LLC, Moen Incorporated, Shaw Industries Group, Inc., Bush Brothers & Company, The Coca-Cola Company, Garnier, Consumer Products Division of L'Oreal USA, Inc., The Sherwin-Williams Company, Char-Broil, LLC, Liberty Mutual Insurance, Petco Animal Supplies, Inc., Rinnai America, Trex Company, Inc., Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures and all other product participants (collectively, the "Participating Product Sponsors"), Serenbe Lot 157, LLC, Serenbe Development Corporation, IP, LLC, 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 Grand Prize or Weekly Prizes. Main Sponsor reserves the right to conduct a background check on any potential Grand Prize Winner or Weekly 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 or Weekly Prize Winner might reflect negatively on Main Sponsor or any of the Participating Product Sponsors. By entering, all participants and/or entrants agree to 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 any element of the Grand Prize or Weekly Prize awarded in this Sweepstakes including any injury or harm resulting from the use of the vehicle or any travel or activity related thereto. Any and all warranties and guarantees with respect to any prize element are subject to the respective manufacturer's terms. This Sweepstakes is governed by U.S. law and is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Void outside the U.S. and its territories, possessions, and commonwealths and where prohibited by law.
How the Prize Winners will be Determined:
Grand Prize: One (1) potential Grand Prize Winner (the "Grand Prize Winner") will be chosen by Main Sponsor in a random drawing from among all eligible entries received during the entire Sweepstakes Period on or about June 14, 2012 (the "Grand Prize Drawing") by Ritway, Inc., an independent judging organization ("Sweepstakes Administrator"). Main Sponsor anticipates that the potential Grand Prize Winner will be contacted either by phone, e-mail, in writing, or in person via an "ambush style" visit by Main Sponsor representatives at the Grand Prize Winner's home or other location on or about June 25 - 27, 2012 (subject to change). The potential Grand Prize Winner may be filmed or otherwise recorded during such visit by Main Sponsor. Grand Prize Winner may also be required to travel to the HGTV Green Home on "Winner Weekend" (currently scheduled for July 26 - 28, 2012, or other such dates to be determined by Main Sponsor in its sole discretion) at Main Sponsor's expense. The 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. If Main Sponsor is unable to contact the potential Grand Prize Winner within five (5) days 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 possible Grand Prize Winner will be forfeited at Main Sponsor's discretion, and an alternate Grand Prize Winner shall be selected. Main Sponsor reserves the right not to produce or televise the HGTV Green Home Giveaway winner special, to modify the proposed format of any such programming, and to select the winner in a random drawing format that shall be determined by Main Sponsor.
Weekly Prizes: Seven (7) potential Weekly Prize Winners (the "Weekly Prize Winners") will be selected in weekly random drawings during the Sweepstakes Period, with one (1) winner being selected at random from all eligible entries received by 5:00 p.m. ET the day before the respective drawing (the "Weekly Prize Drawing"). The Weekly Prize Drawings will be held on the following dates: April 20, 2012; April 27, 2012; May 4, 2012; May 11, 2012; May 18, 2012; May 25, 2012; and June 1, 2012. Only one (1) Weekly Prize Winner will be selected in each Weekly Prize Drawing. Each Weekly Prize Winner may 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. If Main Sponsor is unable to contact the potential Weekly Prize Winner within five (5) days of the initial attempt, if the potential Weekly Prize Winner fails to return all requested forms fully-executed by the specified date, or if the potential Weekly Prize Winner fails to comply with these Official Rules, his/her place as a possible Weekly Prize Winner will be forfeited at Main Sponsor's discretion, and an alternate Weekly Prize Winner shall be selected. Weekly Prize Winners are eligible to be the Grand Prize Winner.
Prize Terms: Main Sponsor and Sweepstakes Administrator's decisions with respect to the Grand Prize Winner and Weekly Prize Winners and other matters pertaining to the Sweepstakes shall be final and binding. By entering into the Sweepstakes, each entrant consents to the use by Sweepstakes Entities and their designees of his/her name, photograph, likeness, biography, voice, performance and/or video (including any footage compiled when the potential Grand Prize Winner and/or Weekly Prize Winner(s) is contacted) for advertising and promotional purposes including Participating Product Sponsors' content and "ambush style" or studio-based on-air camera appearances to announce the Grand Prize Winner or Weekly Prize Winner 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 Main Sponsor'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 the potential Grand Prize Winner or Weekly 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, Weekly Prize Winner, or any third party. The odds of winning the Grand Prize and Weekly Prizes depend upon on the number of eligible entries received for the entire Sweepstakes Period.
General Conditions: 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 Websites. In the event of a dispute as to the identity of the potential Grand Prize Winner or Weekly 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. "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. Such Authorized account holder will be required to comply with these Official Rules.
Grand Prize: One (1) Grand Prize Winner shall win the Grand Prize which consists of: (i) the home located in Serenbe, Georgia (the "HGTV Green Home") that is featured in the "HGTV Green Home" special (including home furnishings and merchandise as determined by Main Sponsor in cooperation with the Participating Product Sponsors and installed prior to conveyance) (approximate retail value ("ARV"): $650,000); (ii) One Hundred Thousand Dollars ($100,000) (awarded in the form of a check or a wire transfer) (the "Cash Prize"); and (iii) a 2012 GMC Terrain automobile (ARV: $38,535) (the "GMC Prize"). The ARV of the HGTV Green Home includes structure, lot, landscaping, home furnishings, merchandise, and artwork as of February 3, 2012. All decisions related to the HGTV Green Home shall be at Main Sponsor's sole discretion. Actual value of HGTV Green Home depends on market fluctuations. All merchandise, including the automobile, will be selected by Main Sponsor at its sole discretion. All furnishings and merchandise will be delivered to the HGTV Green Home in Serenbe, Georgia. The HGTV Green 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 Main Sponsor has agreed to acquire the HGTV Green 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 Main Sponsor (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 Sweepstakes Entities and/or 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 along with a valid U.S. driver's license), license, pickup costs at the automobile dealership designated by General Motors Corporation and any other option not included on the stated model. Regarding the prize vehicle, GMC Division, General Motors, LLC makes no warranty other than that expressed in its new vehicle limited warranty, a printed copy of which shall be furnished with the prize vehicle. In lieu of taking title to the HGTV Green Home (and the contents of the HGTV Green Home), the Grand Prize Winner will have the option of receiving $400,000 in cash in lieu of the home (the "Cash Option"). If Grand Prize Winner elects to take the Cash Option, the Grand Prize winner will still receive the Cash Prize and the GMC Prize. Total ARV of Grand Prize is $788,535 if Grand Prize Winner takes title to the HGTV Green Home or $538,535 if Grand Prize Winner selects the cash option in lieu of taking title to the HGTV Green Home.
Weekly Prizes: Seven (7) Weekly Prize Winners shall win the Weekly Prize, which is a Moen® Envi® Rainshower Showerhead (ARV: $213.00). Total ARV of all Weekly Prizes is $1,491.00.
General Prize Conditions: All costs, taxes, fees, and expenses associated with a prize or the acceptance and use of any element of a prize not specifically addressed above are the sole responsibility of the winner. All federal, state, and local taxes on prize are winner's responsibility. The Grand Prize Winner will be issued a 1099 tax form for the ARV of the prize. The specifics of all aforementioned elements of any prizes in the Sweepstakes shall be solely determined by Main Sponsor. Some restrictions may apply. Prizes 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, at its sole discretion. The Grand Prize and Weekly Prizes will be awarded.
Winner's List: Beginning on or about August 21, 2012 you may obtain the name of the Grand Prize Winner and Weekly Prize Winners either by going to the Websites (www.hgtv.com and http://www.hgtvremodels.com/) or mailing a self-addressed stamped envelope to: "HGTV Green Home Giveaway – Winner's List, PO Box 52612, Knoxville, TN 37950". Requests received after September 8, 2012 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