Submit an essay, not to exceed 200 words in length, explaining why a specific community Organization deserves to receive some "Disney Time" and be featured on Good Morning America. Tell us about your role in this Organization, how this Organization has benefited its community and the accomplishments of which it is proudest. Entrants may also include a photo of Organization members, however, photo submission is optional and entries will not be judged based on the photos. Entrants must have full rights to use any photo submitted; photos may not be the protected works of another party; entries submitted with inappropriate or offensive photos will be immediately disqualified. By submitting entry materials, entrants certify that such materials are original and created by entrant; that entrants have the necessary rights, permission and authority to submit such materials as well as necessary permission to discuss any person included or discussed as part of the entry; that materials submitted have not been entered into any other contest, fulfillment or related promotion or service; and, if applicable, that entrants maintain a valid copyright in any entry materials.
You must be a registered member of ABCNews.com or one of the WDIG Family of Sites to enter or you may become a member. Registration is free and only required once. Enter as follows:
a) If you are an existing ABCNews.com member, simply sign in on the Contest home page with your current member name and password.
b) If you are not an ABCNews.com member, you can register by clicking on the link located on the Contest home page. You will be asked to provide your first and last name, mailing address with zip code/postal code, phone number, e-mail address, gender, birthday, country, and to select a username and password.
You may be asked to consent to receive promotional e-mails and reminder e-mails from the WDIG Family of Sites or from third parties. Consenting to receive promotional or reminder e-mails is optional and does not have to be agreed upon in order to be eligible to participate in the Contest and does not improve your chances of winning.
Upon submission, you will receive one (1) entry into the Contest. You will not receive an acknowledgement. Free internet access is available at most public libraries.
Contest Entry Period: Good Morning America's "Disney Time Hometown Celebration" Contest entry period begins 7:00 a.m. Eastern Time ("ET") on 1/30/13 and ends at 3:00 p.m. ET on 02/20/13 (the "Contest Period"). Sponsors' computer is the official clock for this Contest.
Judging Procedure, Notification and Finalists Judging:
Eligible entries will be judged on the basis of potential for on-air appeal, compelling nature of story, overall readability of essay, feasibility of bringing a Disney party to that Organization's hometown, and feasibility of a live and tape broadcast. Decisions of the judges are final as to all Contest-related matters.
One entry will be chosen as the winning Organization ("Winner") by the judges.