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I. NAME OF SPONSOR: American Broadcasting Companies, Inc. (Hereinafter collectively referred to as “Sponsor”).
II. ELIGIBILITY: Entrants must be legal residents of the 30 United States or the District of Columbia 21 years of age or older at time of entry; currently 5-8 months pregnant; available to speak to a producer in advance for a brief phone interview and to provide contact info and photos; available to come to Good Morning America Studios in Times Square on either Wednesday, May 7 or Thursday, May 8, 2014 from 7a to 9a ET with a spouse/partner/companion/friend (“Partner”) who is able to participate in physical activity. The final date of the competition will be determined at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. 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 contest 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: On or before 11:59am ET on May 6, 2014, submit your name and all available contact information, including address, e-mail addresses and phone numbers, and a recent photo of you and your Partner to www.goodmorningamerica.com on Yahoo.
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 Sweepstakes and does not improve your chances of winning.
Entries remain the property of Sponsor and will not be returned or acknowledged. 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 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, modify or suspend the contest. 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.
IV. HOW AND WHEN WINNERS WILL BE SELECTED AND NOTIFIED: Representatives of Sponsor will contact Entrants for a brief phone interview. Entrants will be judged based on potential for on-air appeal; energetic expression; and excitement about participation. Up to 30 Teams (Entrants and their Partners) will be selected to attend the live show as outlined in the Eligibility section. ONLY confirmed, pre-registered Teams will be eligible to receive a gift card and compete for the Grand Prize. All selected Teams will compete in a skill based challenge to win the Grand Prize. In the event of a tie, the tied participants will be asked to answer one or more trivia questions or participate in one or more guessing contests until one Grand Prize Winner is determined. If Grand Prize winner is deemed ineligible, fails to comply with contest procedures, or is not available to claim Grand Prize as outlined the prize will be awarded to the runner-up. Grand Prize Winner will be announced on air and/or posted on the show’s website. Final determination of winners is always conditional on verification of eligibility and compliance with all rules and procedures.
Good Morning America and Toys R’ Us may book in advance some audience members to be in attendance at the Toys R’ Us event. If a potential entrant agrees to be booked in advance as an audience member, that booked audience member and his or her accompanying guest are no longer eligible to enter this contest.
V. PRIZES: Up to 30 Entrants will be selected to participate and will receive one (1) $30 Toys“R”Us gift card. One (1) Grand Prize Winner will receive the opportunity to have the Partner half of the Team “shop” for sixty (60) seconds in the Babies“R”Us section of Toys“R”Us. The total value of all items collected during the shopping spree cannot exceed $1,300. In the event that the Partner collects items valued in excess of $1,300 the Team will be given the opportunity to select those items from all items collected that they wish to keep so that the total value of all items to be awarded does not exceed $1,300. If the actual value of the items collected during the shopping spree is less than the stated ARV, the difference will not be awarded. All expenses not specifically provided for herein are the winner’s sole responsibility. Some restrictions may apply. 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. Winner must provide his or her social security number on an IRS Form W-9. 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. Sponsor is not responsible for cancellation or preemption of show/contest or for other circumstances that make it impractical or impossible to fulfill any element of the prize. If it becomes impractical or impossible to fulfill an element of the prize, Sponsor’s only obligation will be to provide the remainder of the prize.
VI. RELEASES: By participating, Entrants and Partners agree to be bound by these official rules and the decisions of the Sponsor/Judges which shall be final in all respects. By participating in the contest and/or accepting any prize that they may win, Entrants agree to release American Broadcasting Companies, Inc., Toys“R”Us, their respective 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 contest and/or acceptance or use of the prize.
Entrants and Partners 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. 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, and, if applicable, that entrants maintain a valid copyright in the materials. Entrants acknowledge that such materials 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.
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.