HGTV Dream Big Sweepstakes – Win $100,000 Cash

OFFICIAL RULES
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND
WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING
1. How To Enter : $100,000 DREAM BIG SWEEPSTAKES (the “Sweepstakes”): Beginning
January 31, 2018 at 12:01 AM (ET) through January 31, 2020 at 11:59 PM (ET) (the “Entry Period”), go to
www.hgtv.com on a computer or wireless device and complete and submit the entry form pursuant to the
on-screen instructions. Important Notice: You may be charged for visiting the mobile website in
accordance with the terms of your service agreement with your carrier. Please consult your wireless
service provider regarding your pricing plan. You must use a Smartphone device to participate via your
mobile phone. Not all mobile phone providers carry the necessary service to participate. Check your
phone capabilities for specific Internet instructions. If your data usage exceeds what is allotted by your
data plan, you could be subject to additional fees by your carrier. Please contact your mobile service
provider with any questions regarding your bill. Winner Selection : Winner[s] (individually and
collectively, the “Winner”) will be selected on or about March 1, 2020 in a random drawing from among all
eligible entries received. In the event the Sponsor does not receive any eligible entries, the Sponsor has
the right to cancel the Sweepstakes. Drawing will be conducted by Hearst Magazines Consumer
Marketing, whose decisions are final. Odds of winning will depend upon the total number of eligible
entries received. Prizes & Approximate Retail Value : One (1) Winner will receive a check for
$100,000.
Winner Notification: Winner will be notified within one (1) month of the last day of the Sweepstakes, via
e-mail, and/or at Sponsor’s discretion, via phone or postal mail. In the event the Winner doesn’t respond
to Sponsor’s notification or does not accept the prize within five (5) business days of notification, the prize
will be deemed forfeited and an alternate Winner will be selected. In the event that any one or more
potential Winner(s) fails to respond as stated above, declines the prize or fails to provide signed affidavits
or releases, such Winner(s) will be deemed to forfeit the prize and Sponsor will select an alternate
Winner(s) from the remaining eligible entrants. If any alternate(s) similarly fails to respond or declines the
prize, Sponsor will use a reasonable number of attempts, in its discretion, to award the prize(s) to another
alternate(s) but if it is unable to do so, the prize(s) will be finally forfeited and Sponsor shall have no
further liability in connection with this Sweepstakes. List of Winner(s) : Winner’ name will be posted
online at http://www.winnerslist.hearstmags.com on or around March 31 st
, 2020 for a period of 30 days.
2. ENTRIES: Limit one (1) entry per person and per email address, per day, per unique brand
presentation for Sweepstakes regardless of method of entry. Multiple entries from the same person in
violation of the above will be disqualified. Entries become the property of the Sponsor and will not be
returned. Proof of submission does not constitute proof of receipt. If applicable, inaccurate, lost, late,
misdirected or incomplete or entry forms that have been tampered with will be disqualified. Online
entrants must have valid email address and it is entrant’s responsibility to update Sponsor of any change
in email address. If there is a dispute as to the identity of an online entrant, the prize will be awarded to
the authorized account holder of the email address. The “authorized account holder” is defined as the
natural person to whom the email address is assigned by an internet service provider, online service
provider, carrier, or other organization (e.g., business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for
assigning the email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address.
3. ELIGIBILITY: Open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia, who
have reached the age of 13 in their state or territory of residence at time of entry. Void in Puerto Rico and
where prohibited by law. Employees of Sponsor, its parents, affiliates and subsidiaries, participating
advertising and promotion agencies, and prize suppliers (and members of their immediate family and/or
those living in the same of household of each such employee) are not eligible.
4. CONDITIONS OF PARTICIPATION: Expenses not specifically included in prize description and
all taxes are the sole responsibility of the Winner. Each prize is awarded “as is” with no warranty or
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guarantee, either express or implied outside of manufacturer’s limited warranty. No transfer, assignment
or substitution of a prize permitted, except Sponsor reserves the right to substitute prize for an item of
equal or greater value in the event an advertised prize is unavailable. The Winner is required to comply
with any and all applicable federal, state, and local laws, rules and regulations. All federal, state and local
taxes, and any other costs not specifically provided for in these Official Rules are solely the Winner’s
responsibility. If the actual retail value of any Winner’s prize is $600 or more, the Winner must complete a
W9 form and supply Sponsor with his/her social security number for tax purposes. An IRS Form 1099 will
be issued in the name of the Winner (or, if a minor, in the name of the minor) for the actual value of the
prizes received. Sponsor shall have no responsibility or obligation to the Winner or potential Winner who
are unable or unavailable to accept or utilize prizes as described herein. Entrants agree to be bound by
the terms of these Official Rules and by the decisions of Sponsor, which are final and binding on all
matters pertaining to this Sweepstakes. Winner (and parent or legal guardian if Winner is a minor) may
be required to sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility, a Liability Release and where legally permissible a
Publicity Release within seven (7) days following the date of first attempted notification. Failure to comply
with this deadline may result in forfeiture of the prize and selection of an alternate Winner. Return of any
prize/prize notification as undeliverable may result in disqualification and selection of an alternate Winner.
Winner hereby further agrees that it will sign any documents necessary to transfer copyright of his/her
submitted entry, if applicable, to Sponsor within seven (7) days following the date of first attempted
notification. By entering, Entrant grants permission for Sponsor, and any of its affiliates and subsidiaries,
participating advertising and promotion agencies, and prize suppliers to use the entrant’s submission
(including an altered form of the entry), if any, for editorial, advertising and promotional purposes without
additional compensation, unless prohibited by law. If images are being submitted to Sponsor as a
requirement for entry, Entrants agree that they have all rights to use the images submitted and to allow
Sponsor, any of its affiliates and subsidiaries, participating advertising and promotion agencies, and prize
suppliers to reuse any of the images, without any liability, for editorial, advertising and promotional
purposes. Additionally, acceptance of the prize by Winner constitutes permission for Sponsor and any
affiliates and subsidiaries, participating advertising and promotion agencies, and prize suppliers to use
Winner’s name and/or likeness and biographical material for editorial, advertising and promotional
purposes without additional compensation, unless prohibited by law. By accepting prize, Winner agrees to
hold Sponsor, its advertising and promotion agencies and their respective parent companies,
subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, representative agents, successors, assigns, officers, directors, and
employees harmless for any injury or damage caused or claimed to be caused by participation in the
Sweepstakes or acceptance or use of the prize. Sponsor is not responsible for any printing,
typographical, mechanical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the Sweepstakes or
in the announcement of the prize.
5. INTERNET/MOBILE: Sponsor is not responsible for electronic transmission errors resulting in
omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operations or transmission, theft or destruction or
unauthorized access to or alterations of entry materials, or for technical, network, telephone equipment,
electronic, computer, hardware or software malfunctions or limitations of any kind, or inaccurate
transmissions of or failure to receive entry information by Sponsor or presenter on account of technical
problems or traffic congestion on the Internet, at any Web site, or via the mobile phone or any
combination thereof. If for any reason the Internet or mobile phone portion of the program is not capable
of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention,
fraud, technical failures, or any other causes which corrupt of affect the administration, security, fairness,
integrity, or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to
cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right to select winners from
eligible entries received as of the termination date. Sponsor further reserves the right to disqualify any
individual who tampers with the entry process. Sponsor may prohibit an entrant from participating in the
Sweepstakes if it determines that said entrant is attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the
Sweepstakes by cheating, hacking, deception or other unfair playing practices or intending to abuse,
threaten or harass other entrants. Caution: Any attempt by a participant to deliberately damage any Web
site or undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes is a violation of criminal and civil laws and
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should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such participant
to the fullest extent of the law.
6. DISPUTES/CHOICE OF LAW: Except where prohibited, each entrant agrees that: (1) any and all
disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this or any prize awarded shall be
resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by state or federal courts
situated in New York, NY, (2) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual
out-of-pocket costs incurred, but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (3) no punitive, incidental, special,
consequential or other damages, including without limitation lost profits may be awarded (collectively,
“Special Damages”), and (4) entrant hereby waives all rights to claim Special Damages and all rights to
have such damages multiplied or increased. New York State law, without reference to New York’s choice
of law rules, governs the Sweepstakes and all aspects related thereto.
7. SPONSOR: The Sponsor of this Sweepstakes is Hearst Communications, Inc., 300 W. 57 th
Street, New York, NY 10019.
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