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I. Name of Sponsor: ABC News, American Broadcasting Companies, Inc., 77 W. 66th Street, New York, NY 10023.
II. Eligibility: Entrants must be legal residents of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia 18 years of age or older at time of entry.
Any individuals (including but not limited to employees, consultants, independent contractors, and interns) who have, within the past six months, performed services for American Broadcasting Companies, Inc., any organizations responsible for sponsoring, fulfilling, administering, advertising or promoting the sweepstakes or supplying the prize, and their respective parent, subsidiary, affiliated and successor companies, and immediate family and household members of such individuals, are not eligible to enter or play. "Immediate family members" shall mean parents, step-parents, children, step-children, siblings, step-siblings, or spouses. "Household members" shall mean people who share the same residence at least three months a year.
III. How and when to enter: Log on to www.ABCNews.com and click on the "Vote for your Best in Film" on ABCNews.com, where you will be directed to vote in 15 different categories. Upon completing the voting you will be directed through to the giveaway entry page. Once at the entry page you will need to enter your First Name, Last Name, E-mail Address, Gender, Birthday, Street Address, City, State, Zip, Phone. Upon completion of the entry click "Submit". Entrant must respond to all 15 categories for entry to be eligible.
Entry period for this giveaway is November 24, 2010 through 12 midnight ET, January 9, 2011. Entries remain the property of Sponsor and will not be returned or acknowledged. One entry per person or six per household/IP address. Any entries in excess of these limits will be disqualified.
Mass entries or entries generated by a script, macro or use of automated methods will be disqualified. If for any reason the giveaway is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or other causes that corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the giveaway, Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process, and to cancel, modify or suspend the giveaway. If canceled, Sponsor reserves the right at its discretion to determine the winner using all non-suspect eligible entries received up to the time of cancellation. Sponsor is not responsible for failed, partial, delayed or garbled computer transmissions, or for technical failures of any kind in connection with entries or the entry process, including but not limited to electronic malfunction or damage of any network, hardware or software. In the event of a dispute over an electronic entry, prize will be awarded to the authorized subscriber of the e-mail account, not the name on the entry form.
IV. How and when winners will be selected and notified: Two (2) winners will be selected at random on or about January 10, 2011 from among all eligible entries received. In the event a winner is deemed ineligible, fails to comply with giveaway procedures, or is not available to claim prize during specified dates, then an alternate winner will be selected at random from among the remaining eligible entries, time permitting.
Winners will be notified by telephone. Potential winners will be contacted 3 times within 3 days; if a potential winner does not respond within the period specified, potential winner will be disqualified and a new potential winner will be selected, time permitting. Once disqualified a potential winner will not be eligible to win any prize. Limit one prize per winner for this contest. Odds of winning depend upon the number of valid entries received.
Final determination of winners is always conditional on verification of eligibility and compliance with all rules and procedures.
V. Prizes: Two winners will each receive:
• Round trip coach class airfare for two from an airport near the Winner's residence to a Los Angeles area airport during the weekend of Saturday February 26, 2011 to Monday February 28, 2011.
• Two (2) nights' hotel accommodations in a Los Angeles area hotel (one room, double occupancy) of Sponsor's choosing.
• Roundtrip transportation from Los Angeles area airport to Los Angeles area hotel.
• VIP seats at a celebrity table at the black tie "Night of 100 Stars" gala at the Beverly Hills Hotel.
• VIP entry for two (2) to the Good Morning America Post-Oscars Celebration to be broadcast on Monday February 28, 2011.
• One (1) year's free subscription to People Magazine.
Approximate retail value of each prize package: $2,500. If the actual value of the prize is less than the stated ARV, the difference will not be awarded. Final actual value at time of booking and travel may be substantially more or less depending on dates of travel, point of origin and ticket availability. Some restrictions may apply.
All expenses not specifically provided for herein are the winner's sole responsibility. Federal, state and local taxes, if any, are the sole responsibility of the winner, who will receive an IRS Form 1099 reflecting the final actual value of any prize valued at $600 or more.
Winners are not entitled to exchange or transfer prizes or to obtain cash or other substitutes, but Sponsor in its sole discretion may substitute prizes of equal or greater value.
Prize is subject to availability. Sponsor is not responsible for cancellation or preemption of Good Morning America show portion of the prize or for other circumstances that make it impractical or impossible to fulfill this element of the prize. This element of the prize has no approximate retail value, and if it becomes impractical or impossible to fulfill this element, Sponsor's only obligation will be to provide the remainder.
VI. Releases: By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these official rules and the decisions of the Sponsor and the administrator, which shall be final in all respects.
By participating in the giveaway and/or accepting any prize that they may win, entrants agree to release ABC News, American Broadcasting Companies, Inc., their parent, subsidiary, affiliated and successor companies, advertising and promotion agencies and prize suppliers, and each of their respective officers, directors, agents, representatives and employees, as well as each of their respective successors, representatives and assigns (collectively, the "Released Parties") from any and all actions, claims, injury, loss or damage arising in any manner, directly or indirectly, from participation in the giveaway and/or acceptance or use of the prize.
Entrants authorize the Released Parties to use their name, voice, likeness, biographical data, city and state of residence and entry materials in programming or promotional material, in any media now known or hereafter created or conceived, worldwide in perpetuity, or on a winner's list, if applicable, without further compensation unless prohibited by law. Sponsor is not obligated to use any of the above mentioned information or materials, but may do so and may edit such information or materials, at Sponsor's sole discretion, without further obligation or compensation.
Entrants acknowledge that attendance at the Good Morning America show portion of the prize may be included and/or discussed in a broadcast, that such discussion may include statements or opinions by the broadcast talent or others about the entrants, the entrants' appearances and/or the materials, and that those statements and opinions may be considered surprising, embarrassing, defamatory or otherwise offensive or injurious to them. Entrants release the Released Parties from any actions, claims, injury, loss or damage allegedly caused, directly or indirectly, by any such statements or opinions made during a broadcast.
To claim prize winner must: (a) provide proof of winner's age, residency, and legal status; (b) sign and return eligibility, publicity, liability, rules compliance and any other releases requested by Sponsor; and (c) have winner's intended guest(s) or travel companion(s), if any, sign and return releases requested by Sponsor; all within the time period(s) specified by Sponsor.
VII. Miscellaneous; Winners' List: Void where prohibited. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process and to cancel, terminate, modify and/or suspend the contest in the event of tampering or other circumstances, including but not limited to acts of God or civil disturbance that render it impractical or impossible to complete or fulfill the contest as originally planned.
For a list of winners, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to ABC News, "Best in Film Giveaway" Winner's List, 47 W. 66th Street, New York, NY 10023 within 30 days after giveaway end date. Vermont residents may omit return postage.