Midwest Living – 2019 Dream Trip Giveaway – Win $5000 awarded in the form of a check
Void outside the 50 United States, District of Columbia and where prohibited. Do not proceed to
enter if you are not at least 21 years of age and a legal resident of, and located within, one of the
50 United States, or the District of Columbia, at the time of entry. By participating, you agree to
be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are binding and final on
matters relating to this sweepstakes.
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT
INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
SWEEPSTAKES PERIOD: The 2019 Dream Trip Giveaway (“Sweepstakes”) begins at 12:01
a.m. Eastern Time (“E.T.”) on January 4, 2019 and ends at 11:59 p.m. E.T. on February 21, 2019
(“Sweepstakes Period”). Entries will not be acknowledged or returned.
SPONSOR: Meredith Corporation, 1719 Locust St., Des Moines, Iowa (“Sponsor”).
HOW TO ENTER: During the Sweepstakes Period, visit MidwestLiving.com/DreamTrip and
follow the instructions provided to complete the official online entry form to receive one (1) entry
in the random drawing.
There is no cost to enter. If you choose to enter using your mobile phone, data rates may apply.
See your wireless provider for pricing plan details. Entries generated by script, macro or other
automated means or practices, or by any means which subvert the entry process will be void. All
entries must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. E.T. on February 21, 2019 to be eligible.
LIMIT: One (1) entry per person per day throughout the Sweepstakes Period. Entries received
from any person or email address in excess of the stated daily limitation will be void. You may
only use one (1) email address to enter this Sweepstakes.
ELIGIBILITY: The Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the
District of Columbia, 21 years of age or older. Employees of Sponsor and any other organizations
affiliated with the sponsorship, fulfillment, administration, prize support, advertisement or
promotion of the Sweepstakes and each of their respective parents, agents, affiliates, subsidiaries
and advertising and promotion agencies, and their immediate family members (regardless of
where they reside) or persons residing at the same address, whether or not related, are not eligible
to enter or win. “Immediate family members” shall mean spouses, parents, step-parents, children,
step-children, siblings, step-siblings, and their respective spouses. “Household members” shall
mean people who share the same residence at least three months a year.
WINNER SELECTION/DRAWING: On or about March 1, 2019, Sponsor will conduct a
random drawing from among all eligible entries received throughout the Sweepstakes Period to
select one (1) potential winner. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries
received throughout the Sweepstakes Period.
WINNER NOTIFICATION: Potential winner will be notified by telephone, email, and/or mail.
Potential winner will be required to complete and return an Affidavit of Eligibility, IRS W9 form,
Release of Liability/Publicity within ten (10) days of date of notification or an alternate winner
may be selected in a random drawing from among all remaining eligible entries received. If such
documents are not returned within the specified time period, prize notification is returned as
undeliverable, Sponsor is unable to contact a potential winner or a potential winner is not in
compliance with these Official Rules, prize will be forfeited and, at Sponsor’s discretion, an
alternate winner may be selected.
GRAND PRIZE (1): $5,000 awarded in the form of a check. Approximate Retail Value: $5,000.
General Prize Conditions: Winner is responsible for all applicable federal, state and local taxes,
if any, as well as any other costs and expenses associated with prize acceptance and use not
specified herein as being provided. All prize details are at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Sponsor
reserves the right to substitute a prize (or portion thereof) with one of comparable or greater
value. Prize may not be assigned, transferred, changed or redeemed for cash, except at Sponsor’s
sole discretion. Prize is awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied
by Sponsor. The awarding of the prize is contingent upon full compliance with these Official
PRIVACY: When you enter the Sweepstakes, we may collect personally identifying information
about you, including your name, date of birth, complete mailing address, and/or email address.
Your information will not be sold or rented to third parties. Entrants must fully complete and
submit all non-optional data requested on any applicable entry form or entry instructions to be
eligible. Incomplete entries are void. Entrants may be given the option to receive commercial e-
mails from Sponsor; however, such emails are optional. Eligibility to participate in the
Sweepstakes is not dependent upon entrant’s consent to receive e-mails and such consent will not
affect entrant’s chances of winning. For more information about how Sponsor uses the
http://www.meredith.com/privacy.html. IF YOU DO NOT WISH TO SHARE YOUR
INFORMATION, PLEASE DO NOT ENTER THIS SWEEPSTAKES.
ARBITRATION: Except where prohibited by law, as a condition of participating in this
Sweepstakes, entrant agrees that (1) any and all disputes and causes of action arising out of or
connected with this Sweepstakes, or any prize awarded, shall be resolved individually, without
resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by final and binding arbitration under the rules
of the American Arbitration Association and held at an AAA regional office in New York, NY;
(2) the Federal Arbitration Act shall govern the interpretation, enforcement and all proceedings at
such arbitration; and (3) judgment upon such arbitration award may be entered in any court
having jurisdiction. Under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and
entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental or consequential damages, or any
other damages, including attorneys’ fees, other than entrant’s actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e.,
costs associated with participating in this Sweepstakes), and entrant further waives all rights to
have damages multiplied or increased.
RELEASES: By participating in this Sweepstakes, entrants agree to release Sponsor and any
other organizations affiliated with the sponsorship, fulfillment, administration, prize support,
advertisement or promotion of the Sweepstakes and each of their respective parents, subsidiaries,
affiliates and agents, 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, in whole or in part, directly
or indirectly, from participation in this Sweepstakes and/or acceptance, use or misuse of any
MISCELLANEOUS: Released Parties are not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, inaccurate,
stolen, misdirected, undelivered or garbled entries; or for lost, interrupted or unavailable network,
server, Internet Service Provider (ISP), website, or other connections, availability or accessibility
or miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, telephone or cable transmissions, lines, or
technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions or computer
hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties, or other errors or difficulties of any
kind whether human, mechanical, electronic, computer, network, typographical, printing or
otherwise relating to or in connection with the Sweepstakes, including, without limitation, errors
or difficulties which may occur in connection with the administration of the Sweepstakes, the
processing of entries, the announcement of the prize, or in any Sweepstakes-related materials.
Released Parties are also not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether
caused by site users, tampering, hacking, or by any equipment or programming associated with or
utilized in the Sweepstakes. Released Parties are not responsible for injury or damage to entrants’
or to any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participating in this Sweepstakes or
downloading materials from or use of the website. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion
to disqualify any person tampering with the entry process, the operation of the website or
otherwise in violation of these Official Rules. Sponsor further reserves the right, in its sole
discretion, to cancel, terminate or modify this Sweepstakes if the Sweepstakes is compromised by
computer virus, technical corruption, non-authorized human intervention, or any other causes
which, in the sole discretion of the Sponsor, corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness,
proper play or integrity of the Sweepstakes. In the event of cancellation or termination, Sponsor
reserves the right to select the potential winner in a random drawing from among all eligible, non-
suspect entries received prior to date of cancellation or termination. In the event of a dispute
regarding online entry, entry will be deemed made by the authorized account holder of the e-mail
account associated with the entry and he/she must comply with these Official Rules. The
authorized account subscriber is the natural person who is assigned the e-mail address by the
Internet Service Provider (ISP), on-line service provider, or other organization responsible for
assigning e-mail addresses. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE
THE WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE
SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD
SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR WILL DISQUALIFY ANY SUCH
INDIVIDUAL AND RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES (INCLUDING
ATTORNEYS’ FEES) AND OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE
FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
Except where prohibited by law, entry constitutes permission to use each winner’s name,
hometown (city and state), voice, biographical information, likeness, photograph and any
statements regarding this Sweepstakes in all media now known or hereafter discovered, for any
purpose, including without limitation, in connection with, and to promote, market or advertise, the
Sweepstakes, in whole or in part, without review, approval, credit or attribution, notification or
payment from or to entrant or any person or entity, worldwide, in perpetuity, and/or on a winners’
list, if applicable. Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable U.S. federal, state and local laws and
WINNER’S NAME: For the name of the winner, available after April 1, 2019, send a self-
addressed, stamped envelope to Winner’s Name, The 2019 Dream Trip Giveaway, 1719 Locust
Street, Des Moines, IA 50309.