Rules

Entry into our contest constitutes acceptance of our official conditions of use, our privacy policy and rules. No purchase necessary to enter or win. Only one entry per person will be accepted. Contests are open to legal residents of the United States only. Entries can be made at any Arvig location, or mail to: Arvig Marketing, Attn: (which contest you are entering), 150 Second Street SW, Perham, MN  56573. When entering by mail, please include your name, address, phone number and which contest you’re entering.

Eligibility: This contest is open to adults of 18 years of age or older. Entrants under the age of 18 are not eligible. Employees of Arvig and its companies and their family members are not eligible for prizes (Definition of Family Member: Parents (in-laws), siblings, in-laws, children and their spouses and children. Plus, anyone who lives in the same household). Arvig reserves the right to disqualify submissions at its sole discretion.

Selection of Winners: The winner will have 30 days from being notified to accept the prize or the winner chooses to forfeit the prize. If the winner is ineligible, chooses to forfeit the prize or cannot be notified, the prize will be forfeited, in which case an alternate winner will be selected. Only one prize per person will be awarded. Arvig reserves the right to use the name and likeness of contest winners.

Conditions: By entering this contest, you agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Arvig, which shall be final. Arvig and its affiliates are not responsible for and shall not be liable for late, lost, delayed, damaged, misdirected, incomplete or unintelligible entries; telephone, electronic, hardware or software program, network, Internet or computer malfunctions, failures or difficulties of any kind; any condition caused by events beyond the control of Arvig that cause the contest to be disrupted; or any injuries, losses or damages of any kind arising in connection with or as a result of the prize, or acceptance, possession or use of the prize, or from participation in the contest.

Privacy Statement: Arvig respects your privacy. All information provided is strictly confidential. Arvig will not share the information you provide with third parties.

12 Days of Tech Rules

Entry into our contest constitutes acceptance of our official conditions of use, our privacy policy and rules. No purchase necessary to enter or win. Only one entry per person, per post, will be accepted. Contests are open to legal residents of the United States only. Entries can be made on Arvig’s Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/ArvigHQ/, by commenting on the posts relating to the Arvig 12 Days of Tech Contest. Arvig 12 Days of Tech Contest will run from October 15th through November 25, 2019. Prizes include a Game Bundle (Watch Ya Mouth, Twister, $80 Subway Gift Card), 4K Fire Stick and $100 QVC Gift Card, 4K Fire TV Cube, Stainless Steel Growlers and $80 Subway Gift Card, PS4, 4K Fire Stick and $100 QVC Gift Card, 4K Fire Stick and $100 QVC Gift Card, 4K Fire Stick and $100 QVC Gift Card, 4K Fire Stick and $100 Visa Gift Card, Fire HD 8 Tablet, FitBit Charge 3, 4K Fire Stick and $100 QVC Gift Card, and the Grand Prize of a “Choose Your Own Adventure Trip” valued at $3,750*. The total prize giveaway is approximately valued at $5,286. 

Eligibility: This contest is open to adults of 18 years of age or older. Entrants under the age of 18 are not eligible. Employees of Arvig and its companies and their family members are not eligible for prizes. Arvig reserves the right to disqualify submissions at its sole discretion. Posts will be open for participation only during the week in which they are posted. Posts will close at 3PM on every Monday of the duration of the contest. Any entries submitted after will not be eligible to win.

Selection of Winners: The winner will have 30 days from being notified to accept the prize or the winner chooses to forfeit the prize. If the winner is ineligible, chooses to forfeit the prize or cannot be notified, the prize will be forfeited, in which case an alternate winner will be selected. Only one prize per person will be awarded per household, per contest after 30 days. Arvig reserves the right to use the name, photo, comment and likeness of contest winners. Winner will be chosen at random using a random generator based on comments for each post that is made pertaining to the 12 Days of Tech contest. Winners will be chosen at 3PM on every Monday of the duration of the contest.

Conditions: By entering this contest, you agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Arvig, which shall be final. Arvig and its affiliates are not responsible for and shall not be liable for late, lost, delayed, damaged, misdirected, incomplete or unintelligible entries; telephone, electronic, hardware or software program, network, Internet or computer malfunctions, failures or difficulties of any kind; any condition caused by events beyond the control of Arvig that cause the contest to be disrupted; or any injuries, losses or damages of any kind arising in connection with or as a result of the prize, or acceptance, possession or use of the prize, or from participation in the contest.

Privacy Statement: Arvig respects your privacy. All information provided is strictly confidential. Arvig will not share the information you provide with third parties.

*Choose Your Own Adventure Trip Details:

You will have the flexibility to travel any time to any of these destinations and stay at a luxury Fairmont hotel property: 

  • Boston: The Fairmont Copley Plaza Boston
  • Chicago: The Fairmont Chicago, Millennium Park
  • Swissotel Chicago Dallas: The Fairmont Dallas
  • Newport Beach: Fairmont Newport Beach
  • Pittsburgh: The Fairmont Pittsburgh
  • San Francisco: The Fairmont San Francisco
  • San Jose: The Fairmont San Jose
  • Scottsdale: The Fairmont Scottsdale 
  • Princess Santa Monica: Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows
  • Seattle: The Fairmont Olympic Hotel
  • Sonoma: The Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn & Spa
  • Washington D.C.: The Fairmont Washington D.C.

Trip Package Includes:

  • 2 nights at any of the Fairmont properties listed above in a Fairmont Room
  • Round trip coach class airfare for two to closest major airport to hotel location
  • Daily breakfast for 2 people at the hotel
  • Dinner for two one evening
  • $300 resort credit

Traveler names needed 4 weeks in advance of trip date. Travel package must be booked by January 15, 2020 and travel completed by March 31, 2020. Some trips have specified travel dates as noted in the trip description. Domestic trips require 30 days advance booking with traveler information due a minimum of 45 days prior to departure or 90 days from order purchase date, whichever comes first. Hawaii and International trips require 60 days advance booking with traveler information due a minimum of 75 days prior to departure or 90 days from order purchase date, whichever comes first. Traveler information submitted late and/or trips that are booked outside of this timeframe may result in additional cost at the systems or travelers expense. Traveler and guest must be at least 18 years of age or older. All packages are based on availability at time of booking. Holiday blackout dates and other restrictions may apply. Travelers and guests must sign a Release and Consent form prior to booking of airline flights. Flights are based on roundtrip travel with traveler and guest traveling on the same itinerary. Deviations to the flight itinerary may incur additional cost at the systems or travelers expense. Any and all additions, changes and incidentals are at the expense of the system or traveler. In the event a traveler must cancel their trip, points may not be refunded.

The prizes are not exchangeable or otherwise transferable. Federal, state or local taxes on any prize are the sole responsibility of the prizewinner. Winners may receive a 1099. All applicable federal, state or local laws apply. Void where prohibited by law.

Hallmark Channel's Countdown to Christmas Sweepstakes Rules

THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS OPEN TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE FIFTY UNITED STATES, THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA AND PUERTO RICO WHO ARE AT LEAST TWENTY-ONE (21) YEARS OF AGE.

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE ENTRANT’S CHANCES OF WINNING. WINNERS MAY BE REQUIRED TO EXECUTE PRIZE ACCEPTANCE DOCUMENTS AND RETURN THEM WITHIN SEVEN (7) DAYS FROM DATE OF ISSUANCE OF NOTIFICATION, AS MORE FULLY DETAILED BELOW. THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.

BY ENTERING THIS SWEEPSTAKES, YOU AGREE TO THESE OFFICIAL RULES, WHICH ARE A CONTRACT, SO READ THEM CAREFULLY BEFORE ENTERING. WITHOUT LIMITATION, THIS CONTRACT INCLUDES INDEMNITIES TO THE SPONSOR FROM YOU, A LIMITATION OF YOUR RIGHTS AND REMEDIES, BINDING ARBITRATION OF CLAIMS, WAIVER OF CLASS-ACTION CLAIMS, AND WAIVER OF THE RIGHT TO TRIAL BY JURY.

  1. SWEEPSTAKES OVERVIEW: The Crown Media United States, LLC Hallmark Channel’s Countdown to Christmas 10th Anniversary Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) is sponsored by Crown Media United States, LLC (“Sponsor”). The Sweepstakes begins at 10:00 a.m. EST on 12/2/19, and ends at 11:59 p.m. EST on 12/25/19 (the “Sweepstakes Period”). You can earn one (1) Entry (defined below) into the Sweepstakes by visiting www.hallmarkchannel.com/anniversarysweepstakes (“Website”) and submitting an entry form with all required information. Other similar sweepstakes may be offered at the same time as this Sweepstakes. Entry into this Sweepstakes does not result in an entry into any other Sweepstakes.

  2. ELIGIBILITY: This Sweepstakes is open only to residents of the fifty (50) United States, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico (“Territory”) who are at least twenty-one (21) years of age at the time of entry. This Sweepstakes is void where prohibited by law. Corporations and other entities are not eligible to enter or win a prize in this Sweepstakes. Employees, officers, directors, members, managers, representatives, and agents of National Cable Television Cooperative, Inc., Sponsor, Crown Media Family Networks, their respective advertising or promotions agencies, and any other entities participating in the design, promotion, marketing, administration or fulfillment of this Sweepstakes, as well as each of their parent corporations, subsidiaries, and affiliated companies (the "Released Parties"), and their immediate families (defined as spouses, partners, parents, step-parents, legal guardians, siblings, step-siblings, children, step-children, and grandparents, regardless of where they reside) and members of the same household (“Household Members,” as defined below) are ineligible to participate or win any prize in this Sweepstakes. “House Members” is defined as individuals who share the same residence at least three (3) months a year, whether related or not.

  3. HOW TO ENTER: During the Sweepstakes Period, eligible individuals can enter the Sweepstakes by visiting the Website and following the on-screen links and instructions to complete and submit the Sweepstakes entry form, including, without limitation, by entering first and last name, email address, phone number (including area code), date of birth, TV provider and all other required information (each, an “Entry”). Each entrant should review all personal information entered to confirm its accuracy and make all corrections necessary to inaccurate data before submitting his/her entry. If attempting to access the Website via a mobile device, data rates may apply. There is a limit of one (1) entry per person and per email address via the Website, and completing the foregoing instructions constitutes one Entry. Additional entries are permitted as provided below.

    Once you have completed the Entry, beginning at 10:00 a.m. EST on 12/2/19, you will be given an opportunity to play a decorating game (“Game”) in which you will decorate one of the various virtual rooms (“Room Decoration”) per the onscreen instructions and add your Room Decoration to the Website’s online gallery in order to earn one (1) additional entry per Room Decoration submitted (“Game Entry”) for up to (10) Game Entry(ies) per day. You may also share your Room Decoration on Twitter for one (1) additional Entry per day (“Twitter Entry”) and one (1) additional Entry one time only for Pinterest (“Pinterest Entry”). When sharing your Room Decoration on either Twitter or Pinterest, you MUST include in the post description the tag #10thAnniversarySweepstakes. You may earn a potential maximum limit of one (1) Entry, one (1) Pinterest Entry during the Sweepstakes Period and ten (10) Game Entry(ies), one (1) Twitter Entry per day during the Sweepstakes Period. Multiple Twitter Entries in a single day will be considered one (1) Twitter Entry per day. Multiple Pinterest Entries will be considered one (1) Pinterest Entry. You must complete an Entry first in order to earn any additional Entry(ies). All Entries, Game Entries, Pinterest Entry and Twitter Entry (ies), must be received during the Sweepstakes Period and all of these eligible Entries will be entered to win the Grand Prize (defined below). Entries must be submitted during the Sweepstakes Period in strict accordance with the instructions and restrictions stated on the Website and in these Official Rules. The Website’s database clock will be the official timekeeper for this Sweepstakes. Only entries that are recorded on the Website’s servers during the Sweepstakes Period will be considered. Proof of submitting (such as, without limitation, a printed, saved, or copied automated receipt confirming entry or a “thanks for entering” screen or message) does not constitute proof of actual receipt of information for entry for purposes of this Sweepstakes. In lieu of participating in the Game described above, eligible individuals may send a post card or piece of paper no larger than 8 ½ x 11 via U.S. mail with proper postage affixed to: Crown Media-NCTC 10th Anniversary Sweepstakes, c/o Hothouse, P.O. Box 5869, Atlanta, GA 30307. The mailing must include first and last name, email address, phone number (including area code), date of birth, and all other required information and request for Bonus Entry into the sweepstakes. All Mail-in entries must be received by 12/31/19. Entering by U.S. mail does not decrease your chances of winning.

    All entries become the sole property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned. Facsimiles, mechanical reproductions, alterations, garbled, incomplete, misdirected, lost, late, mutilated, or forged entries, or entries generated by a macro, bot, or other automated means will not be accepted and are void. Those who do not follow all of the instructions, provide the required information in their entry, or abide by these Official Rules will be disqualified. In the event of a dispute about the identity of an entrant, the entry will be declared made by the authorized account holder of the email address submitted at time of entry, but only if that person meets all other eligibility criteria for this Sweepstakes. The authorized account holder is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an email address by an Internet service provider, online access provider or other organization (e.g., business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address. With respect to any winning entry, the potential winner may be required to provide proof that he or she is the authorized account holder of the email address associated with the winning entry. If a dispute cannot be resolved to Sponsor’s satisfaction, the entry will be deemed ineligible. Entries may not be made jointly or by any group and may only be made by an individual. Entries submitted on entrant’s behalf by any other individual, by you on behalf of another, or by any entity, and/or entries originating at any website other than through the Website (including, without limitation, any commercial promotion subscription, notification, or entering service) will be declared invalid and disqualified. As a condition of entering the Sweepstakes, each entrant gives consent for Sponsor and its agents to obtain and deliver his or her name, address and other information to third parties for the purpose of administering this Sweepstakes and complying with applicable laws, regulations and rules.

  4. SWEEPSTAKES DRAWING, ODDS OF WINNING, AND NOTIFICATION: Sponsor will award one (1) grand prize (“Grand Prize”) in the Sweepstakes. Grand Prize winner will be selected by Sponsor’s designated representative from among all eligible entries actually recognized and received by Sponsor during the Sweepstakes Period in a random drawing which will take place within approximately one (1) week after the end of the Sweepstakes Period. Sponsor will attempt to notify potential prize winner by email or telephone (at Sponsor’s sole discretion) within approximately five (5) business days following the random drawing. The odds of winning a prize depend on the number of eligible entries received.

    Potential winner will be required to complete, sign, have notarized, and return an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release (unless prohibited by law) and tax documents (collectively, the “Prize Winner Documents”), within seven (7) days of Sponsor sending the Prize Winner Documents to the potential winner or other time frame specified in the Prize Winner Documents, and in the form provided by Sponsor without revision, or prize may be forfeited and an alternate winner may be selected. If any prize, prize notification, or other Sweepstakes-related communication is rejected or returned as undeliverable or if the selected winner cannot be reached or does not respond as instructed after Sponsor has attempted to notify such potential winner, the selected winner may be disqualified and an alternate winner may be selected (in Sponsor’s sole discretion). Sponsor reserves the right to modify the notification procedures in connection with the selection of any alternate potential winner, if any. The prize claim and Prize Winner Documents are subject to verification by Sponsor. Prize, if legitimately claimed, will be awarded. Sponsor will not be obligated to pursue more than three (3) alternate winners (time permitting) for the prize for any reason.

  5. PRIZE AND APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUE: The prize consists of an interior design package consisting of one (1) professional interior design consultation (a $500 value) and a $2,000 shopping spree (via a gift card provided by Sponsor). Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”): $2,500. Once winner is verified, Sponsor will provide winner with additional details and instructions for prize redemption and scheduling, which will be subject to availability.

    Interior design consultation must take place no later than December 31, 2020. All prize details not specified in these Official Rules will be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Gift cards are subject to additional terms and conditions as specified thereon (or in accompanying materials).

    Any taxes (federal, state, and local) and all other costs and expenses associated with prize acceptance or use and not specified in these Official Rules as being part of a prize will be the sole responsibility of each winner. Each winner may be issued an IRS 1099 tax form for the actual value of his/her prize. No more than the stated prizes will be awarded. The Released Parties are not responsible for and winner will not receive the difference between the actual value of any prize at the time of award and the stated ARV in these Official Rules or in any Sweepstakes-related correspondence or materials. Sponsor will not replace any lost, mutilated or stolen prize or prize component, or any prize component that are undeliverable or does not reach winner because of an incorrect or changed address.

    If Sponsor determines at any time and in its sole discretion, that a winner or potential winner is disqualified, ineligible, or in violation of these Official Rules, Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify that person and select an alternate winner, even if the disqualified winner or potential winner’s name may have been shown or announced. If any winner does not accept or use the entire prize (as applicable), the unaccepted or unused part of that prize will be forfeited and Sponsor will have no further obligation with respect to that prize or any portion of that prize. Any failure to use a prize after acceptance does not relieve that winner of his or her tax obligations associated with winning the prize. No transfers, prize substitutions or cash redemptions will be made, except at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Winner is strictly prohibited from selling, auctioning, trading or otherwise transferring any part of a prize, except with Sponsor’s permission, which may be granted or withheld for any reason in its sole discretion. To the extent applicable, prizes will only be mailed or otherwise provided to the verified winner’s address in the Territory, in Sponsor’s sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute any prize or portion thereof with another prize or portion thereof of comparable or greater value for any reason, including unavailability of the stated prize. Entrants waive the right to assert as a cost of winning any prize, any and all costs of verification and redemption or travel to claim any prize and any liability and publicity which might arise from claiming or seeking to claim said prize.

  6. PRIVACY: Information provided by you for this Sweepstakes is subject to the privacy policy located at www.hallmarkchannel.com/Privacy-Policy. By entering this Sweepstakes, each entrant agrees that, unless entrant otherwise opts out on the Website, Crown Media United States, LLC (“Crown Media”) and its designees, affiliates or prize providers of this Sweepstakes may use your physical and/or e-mail address to contact you regarding certain offers and/or promotions. Should you opt-in to e-mails, you agree to receive newsletters and special offers about their products, and you agree to be bound by their privacy policies. You may unsubscribe from emails at any time.

  7. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, EACH ENTRANT AGREES TO RELEASE, DISCHARGE, HOLD HARMLESS AND INDEMNIFY EACH OF THE RELEASED PARTIES FROM AND AGAINST ANY CLAIMS, DAMAGES, DISABILITY, AND COSTS OF LITIGATION AND SETTLEMENT, AS WELL AS ANY LIABILITY WHATSOEVER FOR INJURIES OR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND SUSTAINED IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE, ACCEPTANCE, POSSESSION, MISUSE OR AWARDING OF ANY PRIZE, WHILE PREPARING FOR, PARTICIPATING IN AND/OR TRAVELING TO OR FROM ANY PRIZE- OR SWEEPSTAKES-RELATED ACTIVITY, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY INJURY, ILLNESS, DAMAGE, DEATH, LOSS, OR ACCIDENT TO OR OF PERSON OR PROPERTY. THE PRIOR LIMITATION ON DAMAGES IS NOT INTENDED TO LIMIT THE RELEASED PARTIES’ OBLIGATION (IF ANY) TO PAY PREVAILING PARTY COSTS OR FEES IF RECOVERABLE PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE LAW. THE LIMITATIONS SET FORTH IN THIS SECTION WILL NOT LIMIT OR EXCLUDE THE RELEASED PARTIES’ LIABILITY FOR PERSONAL INJURY OR TANGIBLE PROPERTY DAMAGE CAUSED BY THE RELEASED PARTIES, OR FOR THE RELEASED PARTIES’ GROSS NEGLIGENCE, FRAUD, OR INTENTIONAL, WILLFUL, MALICIOUS, OR RECKLESS MISCONDUCT.

    EACH WINNER AGREES THAT THE PRIZE IS PROVIDED AS-IS WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY, REPRESENTATION OR GUARANTEE, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, IN FACT OR IN LAW, WHETHER NOW KNOWN OR HEREINAFTER ENACTED, RELATIVE TO THE USE OR ENJOYMENT OF ANY PRIZE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ITS QUALITY, MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.


    EACH ENTRANT UNDERSTANDS AND AGREES THAT ALL RIGHTS UNDER SECTION 1542 OF THE CIVIL CODE OF CALIFORNIA AND ANY SIMILAR LAW OF ANY STATE OR TERRITORY OF THE UNITED STATES ARE HEREBY EXPRESSLY WAIVED BY HIM/HER. SECTION 1542 READS AS FOLLOWS:
    “A GENERAL RELEASE DOES NOT EXTEND TO CLAIMS THAT THE CREDITOR OR RELEASING PARTY DOES NOT KNOW OR SUSPECT TO EXIST IN HIS OR HER FAVOR AT THE TIME OF EXECUTING THE RELEASE AND THAT, IF KNOWN BY HIM OR HER, WOULD HAVE MATERIALLY AFFECTED HIS OR HER SETTLEMENT WITH THE DEBTOR OR RELEASED PARTY.”
  8. ADDITIONAL DISCLAIMERS:Without limiting any other provision in these Official Rules, the Released Parties are not responsible or liable to any entrant or winner (or any person claiming through such entrant or winner) for failure to supply the prize or any part thereof in the event that any of the Sweepstakes activities or Released Parties’ operations or activities are affected by any cause or event beyond the sole and reasonable control of the applicable Released Party (as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion), including, without limitation, by reason of any acts of God, any action(s), regulation(s), order(s) or request(s) by any governmental or quasi-governmental entity (whether or not the action(s), regulations(s), order(s) or request(s) prove(s) to be invalid), equipment failure, threatened or actual terrorist acts, air raid, blackout, act of public enemy, earthquake, war (declared or undeclared), civil disturbance, insurrection, riot, fire, flood, epidemic, explosion, hurricane, unusually severe weather, blackout, embargo, labor dispute or strike (whether legal or illegal), labor or material shortage, transportation interruption of any kind, work slow-down, or any other cause, whether or not specifically mentioned above. Released Parties assume no responsibility and will not be liable for any of the following, whether caused by a Released Party, the entrant, or by human or other error: entries that are submitted by illegitimate means or entries in excess of the stated limit; lost, late, incomplete, misdirected, stolen, garbled, unintelligible, or illegible entries, email, mail, or Sweepstakes-related correspondence or materials or postage-due mail; address changes of entrants or entries not received in accordance with these Official Rules; viruses or other malicious code; interrupted or unavailable cable or satellite systems; technical, mechanical, hardware, or software malfunctions of any kind; unavailable network or Internet service provider connections; failed, incorrect, inaccurate, incomplete, garbled, or delayed electronic communications; errors, typos or misprints in these Official Rules or in any Sweepstakes-related advertisements or other materials; failures of any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in this Sweepstakes; unauthorized human and/or mechanical intervention in any part of the entry process or this Sweepstakes; technical or human error which may occur in the administration of this Sweepstakes or the processing of entries; or any injury or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrant's participation in this Sweepstakes or receipt or use of the prize. If for any reason an entrant's entry is confirmed to have been erroneously deleted, lost or otherwise destroyed or corrupted, entrant's sole remedy is another entry in this Sweepstakes. Released Parties are not responsible for any unavailability of the Website that may interfere with this Sweepstakes or ability of entrant to timely enter, receive notices or communicate with Sponsor, in which case Sponsor, in its sole discretion, may terminate or modify this Sweepstakes. Released Parties are not responsible for electronic communications that are undeliverable as a result of any form of active or passive filtering of any kind, or insufficient space in entrant’s email or voicemail inbox to receive messages. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, modify, or suspend all or any part of this Sweepstakes if it becomes incapable of running as planned for any reason, or if any causes beyond the reasonable control of Sponsor corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, and award the prizes from all eligible, non-suspect entries received prior to cancellation, modification, or suspension (if any) or as otherwise deemed fair and appropriate by Sponsor. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual found to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of this Sweepstakes, or to be acting in violation of these Official Rules, or to be acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with the intent to annoy, abuse, threaten, or harass any other person. If any person supplies false information obtains entries by fraudulent means or is otherwise determined to be in violation of these Official Rules in an attempt to obtain any prize, Sponsor may disqualify that person and seek damages from him or her and that person may be prosecuted to the full extent of the law. Participants agree to not damage or cause interruption of the Sweepstakes and/or prevent others from using the Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to void the entry of any entrant who Sponsor believes has attempted to tamper with or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play of this Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right to restrict or void online entries or participation from any IP address if any suspicious entry and/or participation is detected.
    CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO ALTER OR DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND, SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO DISQUALIFY SUCH INDIVIDUAL AND TO SEEK DAMAGES TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

  9. GOVERNING LAW/DISPUTES/ARBITRATION: YOU AGREE THAT THESE OFFICIAL RULES AND YOUR PARTICIPATION IN THE SWEEPSTAKES ARE GOVERNED BY THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK. BOTH YOU AND SPONSOR WAIVE THE RIGHT TO A TRIAL BY JURY AND THE RIGHT TO BRING OR RESOLVE ANY DISPUTE AS A CLASS, CONSOLIDATED, REPRESENTATIVE, COLLECTIVE, OR PRIVATE ATTORNEY GENERAL ACTION. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY PROVISION IN THE JAMS (DEFINED BELOW) RULES TO THE CONTRARY, THE ARBITRATOR SHALL NOT HAVE THE AUTHORITY OR ANY JURISDICTION TO HEAR THE ARBITRATION AS A CLASS, CONSOLIDATED, REPRESENTATIVE, COLLECTIVE, OR PRIVATE ATTORNEY GENERAL ACTION OR TO CONSOLIDATE, JOIN, OR OTHERWISE COMBINE THE CLAIMS OF DIFFERENT PERSONS INTO ONE PROCEEDING.

    THE PARTIES EACH AGREE TO FINALLY SETTLE ALL DISPUTES ONLY THROUGH ARBITRATION; PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THE SPONSOR SHALL BE ENTITLED TO SEEK INJUNCTIVE OR EQUITABLE RELIEF IN THE STATE AND FEDERAL COURTS LOCATED IN OR HAVING JURISDICTION OVER NEW YORK, NEW YORK AND ANY OTHER COURT WITH JURISDICTION OVER THE PARTIES. IN ARBITRATION, THERE IS NO JUDGE OR JURY AND REVIEW IS LIMITED. THE ARBITRATOR’S DECISION AND AWARD IS FINAL AND BINDING, WITH LIMITED EXCEPTIONS, AND JUDGMENT ON THE AWARD MAY BE ENTERED IN ANY COURT WITH JURISDICTION. THE PARTIES AGREE THAT, EXCEPT AS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM, SUIT, ACTION OR PROCEEDING ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THIS PROMOTION WILL BE RESOLVED SOLELY BY BINDING ARBITRATION BEFORE A SOLE ARBITRATOR UNDER THE STREAMLINED ARBITRATION RULES & PROCEDURES OF JAMS INC. (“JAMS”) OR ANY SUCCESSOR TO JAMS. IN THE EVENT JAMS IS UNWILLING OR UNABLE TO SET A HEARING DATE WITHIN FOURTEEN (14) DAYS OF THE FILING OF A “DEMAND FOR ARBITRATION,” THEN EITHER PARTY CAN ELECT TO HAVE THE ARBITRATION ADMINISTERED BY ANOTHER MUTUALLY AGREEABLE ARBITRATION ADMINISTRATION SERVICE WHO WILL HEAR THE CASE. IF AN IN-PERSON HEARING IS REQUIRED, THEN IT WILL TAKE PLACE IN PHILADELPHIA, PA, CHICAGO, IL, NEW YORK CITY, NY, LOS ANGELES, CA, ATLANTA, GA OR DALLAS, TX (WHICHEVER IS CLOSEST TO ENTRANT’S RESIDENCE) OR IN ENTRANT’S HOMETOWN, BUT ONLY IF JAMS RULES SO REQUIRE. THE FEDERAL OR STATE LAW THAT APPLIES TO THESE OFFICIAL RULES WILL ALSO APPLY DURING THE ARBITRATION. DISPUTES WILL BE ARBITRATED ONLY ON AN INDIVIDUAL BASIS AND WILL NOT BE CONSOLIDATED WITH ANY OTHER PROCEEDINGS THAT INVOLVE ANY CLAIMS OR CONTROVERSY OF ANOTHER PARTY, INCLUDING ANY CLASS ACTIONS OR CLASS ARBITRATIONS; PROVIDED, HOWEVER, IF FOR ANY REASON ANY COURT OR ARBITRATOR HOLDS THAT THIS RESTRICTION IS UNCONSCIONABLE OR UNENFORCEABLE, THEN THE AGREEMENT TO ARBITRATE DOES NOT APPLY AND THE DISPUTE MUST BE BROUGHT IN A COURT OF COMPETENT JURISDICTION IN NEW YORK, NEW YORK. SPONSOR AGREES TO PAY THE ADMINISTRATIVE AND ARBITRATOR'S FEES IN ORDER TO CONDUCT THE ARBITRATION (BUT SPECIFICALLY EXCLUDING ANY TRAVEL OR OTHER COSTS OF ENTRANT TO ATTEND THE ARBITRATION HEARING). EITHER PARTY MAY, NOTWITHSTANDING THIS PROVISION, BRING QUALIFYING CLAIMS IN SMALL CLAIMS COURT. IN NO EVENT WILL ENTRANT SEEK OR BE ENTITLED TO RESCISSION, INJUNCTIVE OR OTHER EQUITABLE RELIEF OR TO ENJOIN OR RESTRAIN THE OPERATION OR EXPLOITATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES.

    Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances will you be permitted or entitled to obtain awards for, and hereby waive all rights to claim, incidental or consequential damages. The prior limitation on damages is not intended to limit the Released Parties’ obligation (if any) to pay prevailing party costs or fees if recoverable pursuant to applicable law.

  10. GENERAL: By entering, and as a condition of entry, each entrant agrees, to the extent permitted by applicable law: (1) to be fully and unconditionally bound by, and to waive any right to claim ambiguity in, these Official Rules; (2) that the decisions of the Sponsor are final and binding on all matters relating to the Sweepstakes, including interpretation of these Official Rules and awarding of the prizes; and (3) to the use of his/her name, voice, likeness, biographical data and/or information contained in his/her entry for advertising and promotional purposes in any and all media now known or hereafter devised, worldwide (including online) in perpetuity by the Sponsor, its promotional partners, and third-party marketing entities, without additional compensation, review, or approval, except in Tennessee (but nothing contained in these Official Rules obligates Sponsor to make use of any of the rights granted in these Official Rules and winner waives any right to inspect or approve such use).

    If any provision of these Official Rules shall be unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from these Official Rules and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions. In the event that any provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable or illegal, these Official Rules will otherwise remain in effect and will be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or illegal provision were not contained herein. Sponsor’s failure to insist upon or enforce strict performance of any provision of these Official Rules shall not be construed as a waiver of any provision or right. No waiver of any term or condition of these Official Rules shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or condition or any other term or condition. In the event of an alleged or actual ambiguity, discrepancy or inconsistency between disclosures or other statements contained in any Sweepstakes materials and the terms and conditions of these Official Rules, it will be resolved in Sponsor’s sole discretion. EACH ENTRANT ACKNOWLEDGES THAT IF HE/SHE IS CHOSEN AS A WINNER, CERTAIN OF HIS/HER IDENTIFYING INFORMATION MAY BE DISCLOSED TO THIRD PARTIES AT LEAST AS REQUIRED BY LAW INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ON THE WINNERS LIST.

  11. RULES/WHO WON?: A copy of these Official Rules and information about who won is available by sending a self-addressed, stamped envelope indicating either “Rules” or “Who Won?” to Crown Media-NCTC 10th Anniversary Sweepstakes, c/o Hothouse, P.O. Box 5869, Atlanta, GA 30307. Rules requests must be received no later than the end of the Sweepstakes Period. Requests for winner information must be received no later than three (3) months after the end of the Sweepstakes Period. Only one (1) request per outer envelope, mailed separately, will be fulfilled. Vermont residents may omit return postage for Official Rules requests.

  12. THE SPONSOR OF THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS: Crown Media United States, LLC, 12700 Ventura Boulevard, Studio City, CA 91604

  13. THE PRIZE PROVIDER OF THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS: Crown Media Family Networks, 12700 Ventura Boulevard, Studio City, CA 91604