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Taste of Home LIVE America the Tasty Giveaway (#919)

Official Rules


NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE AN ENTRY’S CHANCE OF WINNING.

The Taste of Home LIVE America the Tasty Giveaway (#919) is sponsored by Taste of Home Productions, Inc. (“Sponsor”). The Sweepstakes begins on April 18, 2017 at 12:01 a.m. Eastern Time and ends on May 13, 2017, at 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time (the “Sweepstakes Period”).


  1. ELIGIBILITY: The Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia, who are at least eighteen (18) years of age at the time of entry. Employees, officers, directors and members of their immediate families or members of the same household (whether related or not) of employees, officers or directors of Sponsor, its affiliated or subsidiary companies, the presenting organizations, or judging agents are not eligible. Sweepstakes is void where prohibited by law.


  2. HOW TO ENTER: You may enter the Sweepstakes by attending one of the 10 scheduled Taste of Home LIVE events during the Sweepstakes Period (the “Events”) and entering at the at designated kiosk for entry into the Sweepstakes. You may also enter the Sweepstakes by visiting www.TasteofHome.com/TOHLiveSweeps during the Sweepstakes Period and completing and submitting the online entry form. Follow instructions on the entry form. There is a limit of one (1) entry per person in this Sweepstakes. Incorrect and incomplete entries are void. By entering, participants agree to be bound by these complete Official Rules. Only fully completed entry forms are eligible. Proof of submission will not be deemed proof of receipt by Sponsor. All entries become the sole property of the Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned. Sponsor is not liable for late, lost, delayed, damaged, misdirected, incomplete, garbled or jumbled, stolen, postage due mail or illegible entries or for printing, distribution or production errors. Sponsor is not liable for any technical malfunctions or failures of any telephone network or lines, computer internet system, servers or providers, computer equipment, hardware or software failures, lost, unavailable, failed or delayed computer transmissions or any error which may occur in the receipt/processing or storage of entries, including the failure of any email on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the internet or at any website, or any combination thereof. Sponsor is also not responsible or liable for any injury or damage to participant’s or third person’s computer or mobile device related to or resulting from participation or downloading any materials in this Sweepstakes, or other technical difficulties or failures or other errors of any kind. Any person attempting to defraud or in any way tamper with this Sweepstakes will be ineligible for prizes and may be prosecuted to the full extent of the law. In the event of any dispute regarding the identity of an entrant for an on-line entry, the authorized account holder of the email address used for the entry at the time of entry will be deemed the entrant. “Authorized account holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an email address by an internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization (e.g. business, educational institute) that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address. Any potential winner may be requested to provide Sponsor with proof that such winner is the authorized account holder of the email address associated with the winning entry. All information provided by entrant must be complete, true and correct. If an entry does not contain all necessary information, entrant will be disqualified. Sponsor reserves the right to terminate or modify the Sweepstakes or on-line portion if at any time the on-line service is no longer available or if any fraud virus, bugs, or other intervention beyond Sponsor’s control corrupts the administration or security of the promotion. In either of these events, prize may be awarded based on entries received prior to date of termination. In the event the Sweepstakes is entered via a mobile device, Message and Data charges may apply.


  3. PRIZES: Ten (10) prize winners will be selected at each of the Events during the Sweepstakes Period, according to the Event Drawing Schedule below. Each winner will receive a prize consisting of cooking/food product (such as kitchen gadget(s), cookware, cookbook(s), and/or food product(s) with an Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) ranging from $25.00 to $40.00, depending on the merchandise offered at each Event. The total ARV of all 100 prizes in this Sweepstakes is up to $4,000.00, depending on the merchandise offered at the Events. Please note Events are subject to cancellation without notice and the Event Schedule is subject to change without notice. Please come back often to check for any changes. Event attendees are responsible for all travel arrangements and costs.


  4. WINNER SELECTION: A series of ten (10) separate Event Drawings will be held, as described in the Event Drawing Schedule below. In each Event Drawing, winners will be selected in a random drawing by a Sponsor representative from among all eligible entries received up to and including the closing date/time listed in the applicable Event Drawing set forth in the Event Drawing Schedule. Sponsor’s computer is the official time keeping device for this Sweepstakes.


  5. CONSUMER DISCLOSURE/AWARD RULES: Winners in each drawing will be notified at the Event of entry or by email on or around the dates set forth in the Event Drawing Schedule using the contact information provided at the time of entry. Sponsor is not responsible for any change of email address. Winner may be required to execute a Statement of Eligibility and Release within 2 days of prize notification attempt or winner may be disqualified and prize may be awarded to an alternate winner. If Sponsor is unable to contact a winner or a winner is not in compliance with these Official Rules, prize will be forfeited and, at Sponsor’s discretion, an alternate winner may be selected. Any prize/prize notification returned as undeliverable may result in disqualification and selection of an alternate winner. If a potential winner is an eligible minor in his/her jurisdiction of residence, prize will be awarded to the minor’s parent or legal guardian, in Sponsor’s discretion. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to substitute any prize, in whole or in part, for another prize of comparable or greater value. Winners are solely responsible for the payment of all federal, state and local taxes, if any. Prizes are non-transferable and may not be redeemed for cash value or exchanged for any other prize by winner. No transfer or assignment of prizes permitted. Sponsor and its affiliated companies, as well as any and all of their promotion partners, judging agents and prize providers (collectively, the “Released Parties”), and the respective directors, officers, employees, consultants and agents of each of the Released Parties, will bear no responsibility for any claim, loss, liability or damage arising out of or relating to the winner’s acceptance or use of any prize.

    Odds of winning in any Event Drawing depend on the aggregate number of entries received for that Event Drawing, but are estimated between 1:50. Acceptance of prize constitutes permission to use winner’s name, city, state of residence, likeness and comments in advertising and promotional materials unless prohibited by law. Winner may also be required to consent to the use of their signatures, photographs and likeness in advertising and promotional materials unless prohibited by law.


  6. RELEASE AND LIMITATIONS: By entering, participants agree to release the Released Parties, and each of their respective directors, officers, employees, consultants and agents, from any claim, loss, liability or damage arising out of or relating to this Sweepstakes. To the extent permitted by law, the rights to litigate, to seek injunctive relief or to make any other recourse to judicial or any other procedure in case of disputes or claims resulting from or in connection with this Sweepstakes are hereby excluded, and any entrant expressly waives any and all such rights. In the event that a court of competent jurisdiction finds the foregoing waiver unenforceable, entrants hereby consent to the jurisdiction and venue residing exclusively within the federal or state courts sitting in Milwaukee County in the State of Wisconsin and agree that any and all disputes, claims, 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. Entrants agree that these Official Rules are governed by the laws of the State of Wisconsin, without reference to principles of conflicts of law. If any provision(s) of these Official Rules are held to be invalid or unenforceable, all remaining provisions hereof will remain in full force and effect.


  7. CONSUMER INFORMATION: Sponsor may share customer information about you with reputable companies in order for them to offer you products and services of interest to you. If you would rather we not share information, wish to receive the list of winners, have any questions about the Sweepstakes, or do not want to receive future sweepstakes or skill contest mailings from Sponsor, specify your request and write to: The Taste of Home LIVE America the Tasty Giveaway (#919), PO Box 50005, Prescott, Arizona 86301-5005. Request for list of winners must be received within one year following the Sweepstakes Period.



  8. Sweepstakes Facts

    Prizes ARV Number of Prizes Odds Final Closing Date
    Taste of Home LIVE America the Tasty Giveaway (#919)
    cooking/food product such as kitchen gadget(s), cookware, cookbook(s), and/or food product(s)
    $25.00 to $40.00 100 1:50*

    5/13/17

    See Event Drawing Schedule for details.


    *Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.



    YOU HAVE NOT YET WON.

    ALL ENTRIES HAVE THE SAME CHANCE OF WINNING.

    No one will know who the winner is until after the sweepstakes ends. Final Closing Date is the last date entries are accepted. See Official Rules for details.


    ENTRY IS FREE.

    You don't have to buy anything to enter. Just fill out the Entry Form as directed. You will be entered for each prize offered in this sweepstakes.


    BUYING WON’T HELP YOU WIN.

    Your chances of winning without a purchase are just as good as the chances of someone who buys something.



    Event Drawing Schedule (subject to change)

    Event Location Closing Date/Time
    CT = Central Time
    ET = Eastern Time
    Hyatt Regency Milwaukee
    333 West Kilbourn Avenue
    Milwaukee, WI 53203
    7:00 PM CT
    4/18/17
    Double Tree Minneapolis - Park Place
    1500 Park Place Boulevard
    Minneapolis, MN 55416
    2:00 PM CT
    4/22/17
    Sheraton West Des Moines
    1800 50th Street
    West Des Moines, IA 50266
    7:00 PM CT
    4/24/17
    Chicago Marriott Naperville
    1801 North Naper Boulevard
    Naperville, IL 60563
    2:00 PM CT
    4/30/17
    The Phoenix
    812 Race Street
    Cincinnati, OH 45202
    7:00 PM ET
    5/2/17
    Hyatt Regency Columbus
    350 North High Street
    Columbus, OH 43215
    7:00 PM ET
    5/4/17
    Hyatt Regency Jersey City
    2 Exchange Place
    Jersey City, NJ 07302
    2:00 PM ET
    5/7/17
    Double Tree Philadelphia - Valley Forge
    301 West DeKalb Pike
    King of Prussia, PA 19406
    7:00 PM ET
    5/9/17
    Double Tree Raleigh Durham
    4810 Page Creek Lane
    Durham, NC 27703
    7:00 PM ET
    5/11/17
    Hyatt Regency Atlanta
    265 Peachtree Street, N.E.
    Atlanta, GA 30303
    2:00 PM ET
    5/13/17