Good Morning America's Summer Concert Series Sweepstakes OFFICIAL RULES

Read the official rules and then enter for your chance to win a VIP trip to NYC!

ByABC News via via logo
May 27, 2013, 3:43 PM

June 17, 2013— -- NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. You must have Internet access to participate. Sweepstakes open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia, 21 years of age or older. Sweepstakes sponsored by American Broadcasting Companies, Inc. ("ABC" or "Sponsor"), in connection with the 2013 Summer Concert Series sponsored by Brown Group Retail, Inc. d/b/a Famous Footwear.

1. Sweepstakes Entry: The Good Morning America Summer Concert Series Sweepstakes (the "Sweepstakes") begins 12:01am Eastern Time ("ET") on 6/17/13 and ends 11:59pm ET on 7/12/13 (the "Sweepstakes Period"). Sponsor's computer is the official clock for this Sweepstakes. To enter, navigate the Internet and visit or and click on the icon that will take you to the "Good Morning America Summer Concert Series Sweepstakes" homepage. You ("Entrant") must be a registered member of the Walt Disney Internet Group ("WDIG") family of sites to enter the Sweepstakes. Registration is free and only required once. If you've ever registered with one of WDIG's family of sites, such as,,,, or, you need not register again. Enter as follows:

A) If you are an existing member, simply sign in on the Sweepstakes Registration home page with your current member name and password. To submit your Sweepstakes entry, click the "Submit Entry" button on the Sweepstakes entry page.

B) If you are not a WDIG member, you can register by clicking on the link located on the Sweepstakes Registration home page. You will be asked to provide your name, mailing address (with zip code), e-mail address, gender, date of birth, country, phone number with area code and to select a username and password. To submit your Sweepstakes entry, click the "Submit Entry" button on the Sweepstakes entry page.

You may be asked to consent to receive promotional e-mails and reminder e-mails from the WDIG family of sites. 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. In the event you do consent to receive these e-mails, the use of the information provided by you during the registration process shall be subject to the privacy policy of WDIG and you may opt out of receiving these e-mails at any time. (For WDIG's complete privacy policy, direct your Internet browser to Limit one (1) entry per person or e-mail address per day, regardless of the number e-mail addresses or accounts a person may have. Multiple entries in excess of this limitation or mass entry attempts may result in disqualification of all entries by such person or e-mail address. Entries must be manually key-stroked; use of automated entry devices or programs is prohibited. It is the sole responsibility of the entrant to notify WDIG if entrant changes his/her e-mail address by amending his/her e-mail address via the registration procedure for the particular, applicable WDIG site; for example, if registered with, go to

Released Parties (as defined below) are not to be responsible for late, lost, incomplete, garbled, delayed, inaccurate, undelivered or misdirected entries or e-mail. All entries must be received by 11:59pm ET on 7/12/13. All entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be returned. By entering this Sweepstakes, participants agree to these Official Rules and the decisions of the Administrator and Sponsor, which are binding and final in all matters relating to this Sweepstakes. You may be asked if you would like to receive promotional e-mails and reminders from Famous Footwear. Consenting to receive promotional or reminder e-mails is optional, and does not have to be agreed to in order to be eligible to enter the Sweepstakes. By indicating that you are interested in receiving additional information from Famous Footwear, you are authorizing the WDIG site on which you registered to transfer the information provided during the registration process to Famous Footwear. Once transferred, your information will be used according to the Privacy Policy of Famous Footwear, available at If you do not wish for your data to be transferred to Famous Footwear, you should not select this option.

2. Eligibility: Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and D.C. who are 21 years of age or older and who have an active e-mail account and Internet access prior to the beginning of the Sweepstakes Period. Void outside the fifty (50) United States and D.C. and where prohibited by law. Employees of American Broadcasting Companies, Inc. ("ABC"), Famous Footwear, LeadDog Marketing Group, Inc., any organizations responsible for sponsoring, fulfilling, administering the Sweepstakes or supplying the prizes, persons involved in the creation, development or production (including cast and crew) of the Good Morning America television show, and/or each of their respective parent, subsidiary, and affiliated companies, and the immediate family and household members of such individuals, are not eligible to enter or win. "Immediate family members" shall mean parents, step-parents, children, step-children, siblings, step-siblings, or spouses, regardless of where they live. "Household members" shall mean people who share the same residence at least three months a year, whether related or not. Potential winners may be required to provide proof of eligibility upon request prior to prize award. Void in Puerto Rico and where prohibited or restricted by law. All applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations apply.

3. Prizes: Four (4) Grand Prizes will be awarded, each prize consisting of a four (4) day/three (3) night trip for two (2) to New York City to attend one (1) scheduled Good Morning America summer concert series performance of winner's choice for any scheduled GMA Summer Concert between 8/2/13 and 8/30/13. Trip includes round-trip coach class air transportation for two (2) between an airport near winner's home and New York City (If Grand Prize winner lives within 150 mile radius of New York City, in lieu of air transportation, round-trip ground transportation will be provided by Sponsor between Grand Prize winner's home and hotel, and no compensation or substitution will be provided for difference in prize value), 3 nights' hotel accommodations (one standard room, quad occupancy) in a hotel of Sponsor's choosing, round-trip ground transportation to and from arrival airport and VIP Treatment at the GMA concert. Each Grand Prize winner will also receive $500 in cash or cash equivalent. Winner will also receive a $100 gift card to Famous Footwear. (Approximate Retail Value ("ARV"): $3,000.00 each).

Total ARV of all prizes: $12,000

Actual value of Grand Prize trip may vary based on point of departure and dates of travel. Grand Prize winner must travel between 8/1/13 and 8/31/13 with specific dates to be determined at Sponsor's sole discretion, or prize will be forfeited and, at Sponsor discretion, awarded to an alternate winner, time permitting. Travel and lodging are subject to availability, certain travel restrictions, blackout dates and Sponsor approval apply. Winner is solely responsible for all costs and expenses not specified herein as being awarded, including, but not limited to, meals, tips, hotel incidentals and additional ground transportation.

Grand Prize winner and his/her guest(s) must possess all required travel documents and travel together on the same itinerary. Travel arrangements must be booked through Sponsor's agent, on a carrier of Sponsor's choice at least 7 days in advance of travel. Guest of Grand Prize winner must be of legal age of majority in his/her jurisdiction of residence (and at least 18 years of age), unless accompanied by parent/legal guardian. Each guest will be required to execute and return a liability/publicity release prior to ticketing. Changes not permitted after tickets are issued. Airline tickets are non-refundable/non-transferable and are not valid for upgrades and/or frequent flyer miles.

No substitution or transfer of prize permitted by winner. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize (or portion thereof) of comparable or greater value, at their sole direction. Gift card prize is subject to terms/conditions indicated thereon. Federal, state and local taxes 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. All prize details are at the sole discretion of the Sponsor.

Prize is subject to availability. Sponsor is not responsible for cancellation or for other circumstances that make it impractical or impossible to fulfill these elements of the prize. If it becomes impractical or impossible to fulfill the elements of the prize that have no approximate retail value, Sponsor's only obligation will be to provide the remainder of prize.

4. Winner Selection/Notification: Potential winners will be randomly selected on or about 7/19/13 from all eligible entries received. The drawing will be conducted by LeadDog Marketing Group ("Administrator"), an independent sweepstakes administrator, whose decisions are final and binding with respect to all aspects of the Sweepstakes. Sweepstakes is available to over 100 million Internet users. Odds of winning the Grand Prize depend on the number of eligible entries received.

Potential winners will be notified by phone, e-mail and/or mail and will be required to sign and return within 3 business days of notification an Affidavit of Eligibility, Release of Liability and Indemnification, and a Publicity Release where allowed by law. If potential winner does not reply to such notification within 2 business days, a notification is undeliverable after up to 3 attempts and/or the Affidavit of Eligibility, Release of Liability and Indemnification and Publicity Release is not returned to Sponsor within specified time period, or a potential winner is not in compliance with these Official Rules, such potential winner will be disqualified and, at Sponsor discretion, an alternate winner will be selected in a random drawing, time permitting. Guest (or, if a minor, his/her parent or legal guardian) must also sign and return a liability/publicity release within the same time period. Guest may be a minor only if Grand Prize winner is such minor's parent or legal guardian, as minor must be accompanied on the trip by his or her parent or legal guardian, who will be counted as the Grand Prize winner's one (1) guest included in the Grand Prize. In the event of any dispute concerning the identity of any participant, the entry will be deemed submitted by the natural person who is the authorized holder of the transmitting e-mail account. The authorized account holder shall be the natural person to whom the applicable e-mail address has been assigned by the Internet access provider, service provider, or other online organization responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. A potential winner may be required to provide the Sponsor with proof that the potential winner is the authorized account holder of the e-mail address associated with the winning entry.

5. Internet: If for any reason the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, including, but not limited to, infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failure or other causes which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserve the right, at its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify and/or suspend the Sweepstakes and, if terminated or cancelled, to determine potential winners in a random drawing from among all eligible entries received prior to the action taken; and to disqualify any individuals who tamper with the entry process, violate these Official Rules, or act in a disruptive or abusive manner.

No responsibility is assumed by Released Parties 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 website or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to participant's or any other person's computer related to, or resulting from, participation in or downloading any materials from this Sweepstakes. Released Parties assume no responsibility for any errors of any kind relating to or in connection with the Sweepstakes, whether technical, computer, network, printing, typographical, human or otherwise, including, without limitation, errors which may occur in connection with the administration of the Sweepstakes, the processing of entries, the announcement of the prizes or in any Sweepstakes-related materials. Entries generated by script, macro or other automated means are void. Participants agree not to knowingly damage or cause interruption of the Sweepstakes and/or prevent others from using the Sweepstakes.


6. Conditions: By participating, participants agree (i) to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor and Administrator, which shall be final and binding in all respects; (ii) to release, discharge and hold harmless Sponsor, Administrator, and their respective parent, subsidiary and affiliated companies, advertising and promotional agencies and prize suppliers, Famous Footwear, its parent and affiliated companies, and each of their respective officers, directors, employees, agents and representatives (collectively, the "Released Parties") from any and all claims, liability, including but not limited to negligence and damages of any kind to persons and property, including but not limited to death or personal injury, arising out of a participant's participation in the Sweepstakes and/or acceptance or use or misuse of any prize (including any travel or activity related thereto); (iii) to the Sponsor and their designees' use of his/her name, photograph, likeness, voice, prize information and/or biographical information worldwide in perpetuity for programming, publicity, advertising and promotional purposes in any and all media, now existing or hereafter created or conceived, without further compensation, notification or permission, unless prohibited by law; and (iv) Sponsor is not responsible for the cancellation, postponement or rescheduling of any concert. In the event a concert does not occur as originally scheduled, Winner will receive VIP treatment at Good Morning America studios instead of attending a concert or performance.

7. Rights: Without in any way limiting the Website's Terms of Use, by submitting an Entry, each Entrant grants Sponsor, Famous Footwear and each of their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, licensees, sublicensees, successors, and assigns (collectively, the "Rights Holders"), a non-exclusive, irrevocable, perpetual, worldwide, royalty-free, transferable (in whole or in part), sub-licenseable right and license (under all intellectual property and proprietary rights including without limitation patents, trademarks, and copyrights) to use, perform, exhibit, reproduce, manufacture, distribute, sell, offer to sell, import and/or otherwise exploit the Entry in any manner and in any and all distribution channels, venues or media now known or hereafter devised for any and all purposes including entertainment, news, advertising, promotional, marketing, publicity, trade or commercial purposes, all without further notice, with or without attribution, and without the requirement of any permission from or payment to the Entrant or to any other person or entity (collectively, the "License"). The rights granted pursuant to the License shall also include, without limitation, the right to: (a) change, modify, alter, distort, edit or revise the Entry, or any part thereof; and (b) make derivative works based on the Entry, or any part thereof.

Without limiting any of the foregoing grants of rights, by submitting an Entry, and without limitation of any other rights granted, by submitting an Entry, each Entrant grants permission to the Rights Holders to use the entrant's name, likeness, voice, prize information (if applicable), photo, city/state and/or biographical information for programming, publicity and promotional purposes worldwide and in all forms of media now known or hereafter developed, in perpetuity, without further consideration, review or approval, to the fullest extent permitted by law.

Each Entrant agrees that Rights Holders may, without notice or consideration to Entrant, sublicense or otherwise transfer any or all of the rights granted hereunder (including, without limitation and if applicable, the License) to any third party. Each Entrant further understands and agrees that Sponsor and Famous Footwear have no obligation to exercise any of the rights granted by Entrant herein.

Each Entrant waives any so-called "moral rights" in connection with their Entry and shall not have any right of approval as to any rights exercised by the Rights Holders.

For purposes of clarity, use of an Entry has NO effect on the outcome of this Sweepstakes.

All entries become the property of Sponsor and Famous Footwear and will not be returned. Receipt of entries may be acknowledged but such acknowledgment does not constitute any representation as to Sweepstakes eligibility.

8. Disputes: Arbitration/Choice Of Law: Except where prohibited, entrants agree that: (a) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, or the prizes awarded, or the determination of the winners, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by arbitration pursuant to the Rules of the American Arbitration Association, then effective; (b) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes but in no event attorneys' fees; and (c) under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for and entrant hereby waive all rights to claim punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of entrant and/or Released Parties in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of New York, without regard for conflicts of law doctrine of New York or any other jurisdiction, and all proceedings shall take place in the City of New York, County of New York.

9. Sponsor: American Broadcasting Companies, Inc., 77 W 66th St., New York, NY 10023.

10. Administrator: LeadDog Marketing Group, 159 West 25th Street, 2nd Floor New York, NY 10001.

11. Winner's List: For the names of the winners, available after 7/31/13, mail a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: GMA Summer Concert Series Sweepstakes Winner's, c/o LeadDog Marketing Group, 159 West 25th Street, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10001. Requests received after 9/27/13 will not be honored.

ABC News Live

ABC News Live

24/7 coverage of breaking news and live events