Who in your life -- at home or at work -- is deserving of Emeril's breakfast in bed this Valentine's Day?
Tell us why he/she should be surprised by Emeril. Why is this person your hero? Why is this person so loved? Tell us why they are your inspiration, what great odds they have overcome, and why they bring a smile to your face. On your entry, please include:
Both of your names, your address, phone number and an e-mail address.
A photo of you and your loved one.
entry essays must be 500 words or less.
Send entries to:
Emeril's Valentine's Day Breakfast in Bed
P.O. Box 234068
New York, NY 10023-1480
You may enter online By Clicking Here. Please attach a photo of you and your loved one.
Entrants and the essay subject (Winner) must be legal residents of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia. Employees of American Broadcasting, Inc., Jimmy Dean or their parent, affiliate or subsidiary companies, or the immediate family or household members of anyone so employed, are not eligible to enter.
Deadline for entries:
All mail-in entries must be postmarked or on-line entries received by midnight on February 1, 2006.
Sponsor is not responsible for mail that is lost, stolen, late, illegible, incomplete, damaged, mutilated, misdirected, altered, tampered with, or postage-due.
Sponsor is not responsible for failed, partial or garbled computer transmissions, or for technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to electronic malfunction or damage of any network, hardware or software. If for any reason the contest is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or other causes beyond sponsor's control that corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the contest, Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process, and to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the contest. No responsibility is assumed 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; or any problems or technical malfunctions of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers, or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any e-mail or electronic entry to be received on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any Web-site, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to entrant's or any other person's computer related to or resulting from participation in or downloading any materials from this contest.
A panel of judges will be selected at the sole discretion of Sponsors. Entries will be judged based on the following criteria: quality of reasons explained why essay subject deserves breakfast in bed; potential on-air appeal to Good Morning America audience; compelling nature of essay. The entry with the highest score will be selected as winner, pending verification. In the event of a tie the entry with the highest score in the potential for on-air appeal category will be deemed the Winner.