NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER: Entries for the "2020 Houses Awards Readers' Choice Sweepstakes" (the "Sweepstakes") will be accepted during the period beginning at 12:01 a.m. ET on January 31, 2020 and ending at 11:59 p.m. ET on February 21, 2020 (the "Sweepstakes Entry Period"). All entries must be received during the Sweepstakes Entry Period.
The Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the United States and Canada (except Quebec), who are at least 18 years old at the time of entry, and who are not employees, officers, and contractors (including immediate family members and members of the same household) of Sponsors, affiliated companies, subsidiaries, distributors, dealers, retailers, vendors of Sponsors, and all other entities associated with this Sponsor and/or with this promotion. The Sweepstakes is void in Quebec and anywhere else where prohibited.
TO ENTER: Visit https://www.finehomebuilding.com/houseawards/readers-choice to place your vote for the 2020 Readers' Choice Sweepstakes. Complete all required fields of the online entry form including your name and email address. Submit your completed online entry form. All entries become the property of the Sponsor. Only one vote per person per 24-hour period is allowed.
PRIZE/VALUE: One (1) Grand Prize will be awarded, consisting of the following:
A $500 "Shopping Spree" on The Taunton Press Online Store (www.tauntonstore.com).
Approximate retail value (ARV) of the Grand Prize: $500.00 (US$)
WINNING: On or about March 9, 2020, one winner will be randomly selected from among all eligible entries received. The winner will be notified by email within 10 days of the selection. Odds of winning will depend upon the total number of eligible entries received.
CLAIMING PRIZE: The winner must sign and return a Declaration of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release (or in Canada a Declaration of Compliance) within 10 days of notification, or the prize may be forfeited. Winner will also be required to provide proof of age. (Tennessee residents will not be required to sign Publicity Release as a condition of winning a prize.) All prizes will be awarded. Residents of Canada, in order to win, must first correctly answer a mathematical skill-testing question administered by mail or email at Sponsor's sole discretion.
NO PRIZE TRANSFER OR SUBSTITUTION: No prize or any portion thereof is transferable or redeemable for cash. Any portion of the prize that is not used is forfeited. No substitutions will be allowed for the prize except by Sponsor, in which case a prize of equal or greater value will be substituted.
TERMS/CONDITIONS: Sponsor is not responsible for unreceived entries due to unavailable network, failed server or other connections, miscommunications, interrupted, misrouted or scrambled transmissions or other errors or problems of any kind whether mechanical, human, electronic or otherwise. The Sponsor assumes no responsibility for lost, stolen, delayed, damaged or misdirected entries or for any failure of the website during the Sweepstakes Period, for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, access providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any email entry to be received by Sponsor due to technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website, of any combination thereof including any injury or damage to an entrant's or any other person's computer related to or resulting from playing or downloading any material related to the Sweepstakes. The Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion to cancel or suspend this Sweepstakes should a virus, bug or other cause beyond the reasonable control of the Sponsor corrupt the security or proper administration of the Sweepstakes. Any attempt to deliberately damage any website or to undermine the legitimate operation of this Sweepstakes is a violation of criminal and civil laws, and should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek remedies and damages to the fullest extent permitted by law, including criminal prosecution. Entries are subject to verification and will be declared invalid if they are illegible, mechanically reproduced, mutilated, forged, falsified, altered or tampered with in any way. Entrants must abide by the Sweepstakes Official Rules and decisions of the judging panel which are final.
RELEASE: By participating in this Sweepstakes, entrants agree to release, discharge, indemnify and hold harmless the Sweepstakes Sponsor and its officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents from and against any claims made by winners, entrants, or any other third parties, related in any way to the operation of this Sweepstakes as well as any other claims, damages or liability due to any injuries, damages or losses to any person (including death) or property of any kind resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, misuse or use of any prize or participation in any Sweepstakes-related activity or participation in this Sweepstakes.
TAXES: Except where prohibited, all federal, state, provincial, local or other tax liabilities, including but not limited to luxury, sales, use, income, VAT, GST, and PST tax, if any, are the sole responsibility of the winner.
IDENTITY OF WINNER: Send a self-addressed, stamped envelope by April 30, 2020, to: Fine Homebuilding - "2020 Houses Awards Readers' Choice Sweepstakes" Winners Identity Request, 63 South Main Street, Newtown, CT 06470 USA. (Residents of Canada may omit return postage.)
SPONSOR: The Taunton Press Inc., 63 South Main Street, Newtown, CT 06470-5506 USA, publisher of Fine Homebuilding®.
© 2020 The Taunton Press, Inc. All rights reserved.
Get complete site access to expert advice, how-to videos, Code Check, and more, plus the print magazine.