The This Old House “Hardwood Floors for Less” Sweepstakes
NOTICE TO ONLINE ENTRANTS
In the event of a dispute over the identity of an online entrant, entry will be deemed submitted by the "Authorized Account Holder" of the e-mail address submitted at time of entry. Authorized Account Holder means the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. Entry materials/data that have been tampered with or altered, or mass entries or entries generated by a script, macro or use of automated devices are void. The Sponsor is not responsible for: (i) lost, late, misdirected, damaged or illegible entries; or (ii) error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operations or transmission, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or alterations of entry materials, or for technical, network, telephone equipment, electronic, computer, hardware or software malfunctions of any kind, or inaccurate transmission of or failure to receive entry information by Sponsor on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any web site or any combination thereof; or (iii) any injury or damage to entrant's or any other person's computer related to or resulting from participating in the Sweepstakes. By participating in the Sweepstakes, you (i) agree to be bound by these official rules, including all eligibility requirements, and (ii) agree to be bound by the decisions of Sponsor and the independent judging organization, which are final and binding in all matters relating to the Sweepstakes. Failure to comply with these official rules may result in disqualification from the Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right to: (i) permanently disqualify from any Sweepstakes it sponsors any person it believes has intentionally violated these official rules; and (ii) withdraw the online method of entry if it becomes technically corrupted (including if a computer virus or system malfunction inalterably impairs its ability to conduct the Sweepstakes), and to select the winner from among all eligible entries received prior to withdrawal.
LEGAL WARNING: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN INDIVIDUAL, WHETHER OR NOT AN ENTRANT, TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE, DESTROY, TAMPER OR VANDALIZE THIS WEB SITE OR INTERFERE WITH THE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES, IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES AND DILIGENTLY PURSUE ALL REMEDIES AGAINST ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
Eligibility: The This Old House “Hardwood Floors for Less” Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the 48 contiguous United States and the District of Columbia (U.S.), age 18 or older at the time of entry. Void in AK, HI and outside the U.S., in Canada and Puerto Rico, and wherever else prohibited by law. Employees of TI Media Solutions Inc. (the "Sponsor"), Lumber Liquidators, their subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, and the immediate family members of, and/or those living in the same household of each, are not eligible to enter. Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations.
Entry: There are 2 ways to enter.
Method #2: Mail a postcard, including your name and complete address to: TOH “Hardwood Floors for Less” Sweepstakes, c/o The US Sweepstakes & Fulfillment Co., 625 Panorama Trail Suite 2100, Rochester, NY 14625-2437. Each postcard must be mailed separately and must be postmarked between November 1, 2013 and December 13, 2013, and received by December 20, 2013. Photocopied, illegible, or mechanically reproduced entries are not eligible. All entries become the property of the Sponsor and will not be returned or acknowledged. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, damaged, misdirected or postage-due mailed entries.
Prize/Approximate Retail Value ("ARV")/Odds: There is one (1) Grand Prize available to be won of a trip for two (2) to attend a taping of an episode of the “This Old House” television show (“TV Show”) and a Lumber Liquidators Gift Certificate for $2,500. Trip includes round-trip coach airfare for winner and one (1) guest from a major airport nearest the winner’s home to the TV Show location as determined by Sponsor (departure airport to be selected by Sponsor; Sponsor reserves the right to substitute ground transportation for air transportation if winner resides within 150 miles of TV Show location); double occupancy hotel accommodations (of Sponsor’s choice) for three (3) days / two (2) nights, ground transportation to/from set, two (2) passes to attend a taping of a TV Show, and a behind the scenes visit and lunch with attending TV Show cast (“talent”) and crew. Participation of talent is subject to availability. Date of trip and attending cast members subject to change based on availability and production schedules.
Total ARV of the Grand Prize: $4,800.00.
Odds of winning depend on number of eligible entries, estimated at 1:10,000 for a Grand Prize.
Random Drawing: Grand Prize winner will be selected in a random drawing from all eligible online and mail-in entries received. Random drawing will be conducted on or about 12/30/13 at the offices of US Sweepstakes & Fulfillment Company, an independent agent of the Sponsor whose decisions are final.
Grand Prize winner will be confirmed via email and/or phone, and will be required to sign and return, within ten (10) days of notification, an Affidavit of Eligibility, a Liability Waiver, a W-9 Form and where allowable, a Publicity Release (collectively, "the Releases"). Travel companion of winner will also be required to sign a travel liability waiver. Noncompliance will result in disqualification and an alternate winner being selected. The prize package will be awarded within approximately 45 days after the winner is verified.
The TV Show’s filming date and location of shooting will be determined exclusively by Sponsor in conjunction with the TV Show’s producer(s). Production schedules are subject to change. Attempt will be made to notify the winner a minimum of 21 days in advance of filming date. Winner and guest must travel together on the same itinerary including same departure and return dates (tentatively scheduled for between May-December 2014).
If a winner is otherwise eligible under these Official Rules, but is nevertheless deemed a minor in his or her state of primary residence, the prize will be awarded in the name of winner's parent or legal guardian who will be required to execute and return Affidavit/Release on minor’s behalf. If Affidavit/Release is returned as undeliverable or if the selected winner cannot accept or receive the prize for any reason, or he/she is not in compliance with these Official Rules, the prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner will be selected in a separate random drawing.
Winner and guest must comply with any security procedures or measures imposed by the TV Show and/or its representatives. Sponsor and/or the TV Show reserves the right in their sole discretion to suspend or cancel a winner’s and/or guest’s attendance at TV Show due to non-compliance with any security procedure or inappropriate behavior or misconduct. Entrants acknowledge that the TV Show taping is beyond the control of the Sponsor and is subject to being rescheduled, modified or cancelled. In that event, the Sponsor shall have no further obligation to the winner (and guest) other than to supply a trip to the city of TV Show minus the taping, behind-the-scenes visit and lunch, provided that said travel occurs by December 31, 2014.
Prize Conditions: All other expenses, including but not limited to, travel related expenses for ground transportation other than what is stated herein, airfare, taxes, gratuities, incidentals, upgrades, insurance, service charges, airport surcharges, departure taxes, hotel, resort or property fees, food & beverage other than the lunch stated herein and personal expenses including but not limited to telephone/Internet charges, and gift shop purchases associated with the acceptance and use of the prize are the sole responsibility of prize winner. Winner and travel companion must travel on same itinerary. Trip portion of Grand Prize must be used on dates specified or prize will be forfeited. Dates are subject to change.
All hotel reservations are based on availability and all holidays are excluded. Accommodations are subject to availability at time of reservation. Blackout dates, advance booking requirements and travel restrictions may apply. Availability is subject to factors such as weather, seasonality and space availability. Reservations are subject to availability. If weather affects the ability for winner and his/her guest to redeem any portion of prize during the scheduled date and time, then the Sponsor shall have no further obligation to the winner and/or guest other than to supply the remaining elements of the prize package minus the unused portion of prize. If for any reason whatsoever, winner and/or guests are unable to travel after all travel arrangements have been made and paid, the Sponsor shall have no further obligation to the winner. If Grand Prize is forfeited prior to Sponsor finalizing and paying for travel, and there is sufficient time to notify an alternate winner, the prize will be awarded to an alternate winner in a separate random drawing from among all non-winning eligible entries. Winner and guest are responsible for obtaining the proper travel documentation (e.g., valid photo ID) prior to travel. Winner’s guest must be legal U.S. resident, 18 years or older and must complete and return a Liability/Publicity/Travel Release prior to travel as noted above.
Terms, conditions, and replacement fees may apply to Gift Certificate prize. Gift Certificate is not redeemable for cash and will not be replaced if lost or stolen. Gift Certificate is subject to Lumber Liquidators Gift Certificate complete terms and conditions. The gift certificate can be used by calling 1-800-HARDWOOD if there is not a Lumber Liquidators store within 100 miles of winner’s residence.
If a prize notification or prize is returned as undeliverable, or if winner is found to be ineligible or not in compliance with these rules, that winner will be disqualified, and the prize will be awarded to an alternate winner in a separate random drawing.
Prize is not redeemable for cash. Prize is non-assignable or transferable. No substitution is permitted except if prize or prize component is unavailable, in which case a prize of equal or greater value to the prize or prize component will be awarded. No exchange or substitution of prize, except at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. Any costs or expenses associated with the acceptance or use of any prize or prize component not specified herein are the winner’s sole responsibility.
Winner is responsible for all federal, state, local and income taxes associated with winning a prize. Grand Prize winner will be required to furnish his/her social security number for the sole purpose of preparation of any tax forms as required by law. Except where prohibited by law, entry and acceptance of a prize constitute permission to use winner's name, prize won, hometown, likeness, video tape, photographs, and statements for purposes of advertising, promotion and publicity (including online posting) in any and all media now or hereafter known throughout the world in perpetuity, without additional compensation, notification or permission. All prizes are guaranteed to be awarded.
Winner acknowledges that the Sponsor and all other businesses affiliated with this Sweepstakes and their agents do not make, nor are in any manner responsible for any warranty, representations, expressed or implied, in fact or in law, relative the quality, conditions, fitness or merchantability of any aspect of the prize being offered, except that each merchandise prize shall be subject to its manufacturer’s standard warranty (if any).
General: Participating entrants agree to these Official Rules and the decisions of The US Sweepstakes & Fulfillment Company and the Sponsor, and release the Sponsor, Lumber Liquidators, and their affiliated companies, and all other businesses involved in this Sweepstakes, as well as the employees, officers, directors and agents of each, from all claims and liability relating to their participation in the promotion, and the acceptance and use/misuse of any prize offered or prize component. Winner assumes all liability for any injury or damage caused or claimed to be caused, by participation in this Sweepstakes or use/misuse or redemption of any prize. Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the Sweepstakes, or in the announcement of the prize.
Internet: If for any reason this Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned due to an infection by a computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of the Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, the Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process, and to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes, at which time, Sponsor will conduct a random drawing from among all eligible entries received at the time of the Sweepstakes termination. The Sponsor assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries. The Sponsor is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunctions of any telephone network or telephone lines, computer on-line systems, servers, or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any e-mail or entry to be received by the Sponsor due to technical problems, human error or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any Web site, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to participant’s or any other person’s computer relating to or resulting from participating in this Sweepstakes or downloading any materials in this Sweepstakes. SPONSOR IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR INCOMPATIBILITY OF ENTRANT’S HARDWARE, SOFTWARE OR BROWSER TECHNOLOGY WITH SPONSOR’S HARDWARE, SOFTWARE OR BROWSER TECHNOLOGY. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEB SITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES OR OTHERREMEDIES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON(S) RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ATTEMPT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. In the event of a dispute as to the identity or eligibility of a 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 18 years of age or older who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, on-line service provider, or other organization (e.g., business, education institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain or number associated with the submitted e-mail address. Use of automated devices is not valid for entry. Sponsor may ask any entrant or potential winner to provide Sponsor with proof that such party is the authorized account holder of the email account associated with the entry.
Official Rules: To request a copy of the Official Rules, see www.thisoldhousesweeps.com/lumber, or send a self-addressed, stamped envelope by December 30, 2013, to: The This Old House “Hardwood Floors for Less” Sweepstakes Official Rules Request, PO Box 25466, Rochester, NY 14625.
Winner Confirmation: For a written confirmation of the winner (available after December 30, 2013) send a stamped, self-addressed envelope (to be received no later than January 27, 2014), to: The This Old House “Hardwood Floors for Less” Sweepstakes, Winner Confirmation Request, PO Box 25466, Rochester, NY 14625.
Sponsor: TI Media Solutions Inc., 1271 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10020.
|PRIZE||RETAIL VALUE||NUMBER OF PRIZES||ODDS|
|Grand Prize: There is one (1) Grand Prize available to be won of a trip for two (2) to attend a taping of an episode of the “This Old House” television show (“TV Show”) and a Lumber Liquidators Gift Certificate for $2,500. Trip includes round-trip coach airfare for winner and one (1) guest from a major airport nearest the winner’s home to the TV Show location as determined by Sponsor (departure airport to be selected by Sponsor; Sponsor reserves the right to substitute ground transportation for air transportation if winner resides within 150 miles of TV Show location); double occupancy hotel accommodations (of Sponsor’s choice) for three (3) days / two (2) nights, ground transportation to/from set, two (2) passes to attend a taping of a TV Show, and a behind the scenes visit and lunch with attending TV Show cast (“talent”) and crew. Participation of talent is subject to availability. Date of trip and attending cast members subject to change based on availability and production schedules.||$4,800.00||1||1 in 10,000|
You Have Not Yet Won. All entries have the same chance of winning. No one will know who the winner is until after the Sweepstakes ends.
Entry Is Free. You don't have to buy anything to enter. Just fill out the fields in the online entry form and submit.
Enter As Often As You Like. Simply mail a postcard including your name, address, DOB, email, daytime phone number to: The This Old House “Hardwood Floors for Less” Sweepstakes, c/o The US Sweepstakes & Fulfillment Co., 625 Panorama Trail Suite 2100, Rochester, NY 14625-2437. Mailed entries must be postmarked between November 1, 2013 and December 13, 2013, and received by December 20, 2013. Each postcard must be mailed separately. It is not necessary to await receipt of an entry form.
Buying Won't Help You Win. Chances of winning without making a purchase are the same as the chances of someone who buys something.
Entry Deadline/Sweepstakes Closing Date. To be eligible to win the prize offered in this Sweepstakes, your entry must be received by the applicable entry dates stated in this communication. If there is no Entry Deadline stated, your entry must be received by the Final Sweepstakes Closing Date of 12/13/13.
Void in AK, HI and outside the US, in Canada and Puerto Rico, and wherever else prohibited.