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Eligibility. Subject to the additional restrictions below, the Win a Trip to See The Doctors’ TV Show (the “Sweepstakes”) is open to U.S. residents (excluding Puerto Rico) who are 18 years or older at the time of entry. Employees of USA WEEKEND Magazine (“Sponsor”), Gannett Co., Inc., The Doctors, CBS/Paramount, and each of their respective affiliated companies, and advertising and promotional agencies, and the immediate family members of, and any persons domiciled with, any such employees, are not eligible to enter or to win.
How To Enter. The Sweepstakes will begin at 12:01 a.m. (E.S.T.) on September 24, 2010 and end at 11:59 p.m. (E.S.T.) on October 7, 2010 (the “Sweepstakes Period”). Enter by visiting the Win a Trip to See The Doctors’ TV Show official registration page on the USA WEEKEND Magazine website (www.usaweekend.com) and completing all of the required information and following all posted instructions. Your computer must accept cookies, or any successor or similar technology, which may be used for the purpose of entry tracking. Complete the entry form and any other required fields and then submit your entry by clicking on the “SEND” button. By entering, you agree to the terms of these Official Rules and to receive e-mails from Sponsor or those directed by Sponsor. You can opt-out of the receipt of such e-mails by following the directions on the Sweepstakes website or in any email received from Sponsor.
You may enter the Sweepstakes only once. Sponsor will not be responsible for incomplete, lost, late, misdirected or illegible entries or for failure to receive entries due to transmission failures or technical failures of any kind, including, without limitation, malfunctioning of any network, hardware or software, whether originating with sender or Sponsor. In the event of a dispute, all online entries will be deemed to have been submitted by the owner of the ISP account from which they were sent. For these purposes, an ISP account holder shall mean the natural person assigned to such ISP account by the Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning ISP addresses for the domain associated with such ISP account.” All entries become property of Sponsor and none will be returned. Any questions regarding the number of entries or the owner of an ISP account shall be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, and Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any entries by persons determined to be tampering with or abusing any aspect of the Sweepstakes.
Winner Selection. One (1) Grand Prize Winner and nine (9) Winners will be selected in a random drawing from among all eligible entries received to be held on or about October 15, 2010.
Prizes and Odds. Grand Prize: One (1) Grand Prize Winner (plus guest) will receive a roundtrip flight to Los Angeles, Calif., and four (4) nights at the Crowne Plaza Hotel at Commerce Casino, plus VIP tickets to see the taping of The Doctors. Prize includes daily breakfast for the winner and guest, a spa treatment (Swedish massage or sugar scrub) for 2 and dinner for two at either Stakes Supper Club or Arena Sports Bar and Grill and $400 in spending money. (ARV: $3,000). First Prize: Nine (9) Winners will receive a copy of The Doctors’ 5-Minute Health Fixes: The Prescription for a Lifetime of Great Health (ARV: $27).
Prize includes round trip coach class air fare for two from the major continental U.S. airport nearest winner’s home, five (5) days/four (4) nights double occupancy hotel accommodations, and tickets for two (2) for admission to a taping of The Doctors’ TV show in Hollywood, Calif. Incidentals including meals, ground transportation, gratuities, taxes, transportation to and from airport and all other expenses not specified above as part of prize package are the sole responsibility of winner. The trip package has a total approximate retail value of $3,000, which may vary depending on location of major airport nearest to winner’s home, travel itinerary, and costs of air transportation at time of award. Prize may be subject to blackout periods, and other restrictions may apply. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.
Winner Notification and Acceptance. Winners will be notified on or about October 20, 2010, at the telephone number or email address provided on winner’s entry form. Sponsor will call during regular business hours at number provided on entry form and will leave no messages. Failure to reach winner by phone may result in disqualification of winner, forfeiture of his or her interest in all prizes, and selection of a substitute winner from among all remaining eligible entries. Winners may waive their right to receive prizes. Prizes are nonassignable and nontransferable. No substitutions allowed by winner. Prizes and individual components of prize packages are subject to availability and Sponsor reserves the right to substitute prizes of equal or greater value. Winners are solely responsible for reporting and payment of any taxes on prizes. Winners may be required to complete an affidavit of eligibility/liability and publicity release (except where prohibited by law) which must be returned within ten (10) days of date of personal delivery or date of postmark. Failure to sign and return the affidavit or release within ten (10) days, or to comply with any term or condition of these Official Rules, may result in a winner’s disqualification, the forfeiture of his or her interest in the prize, and the award of the prize to a substitute winner. Persons traveling as guest of the Grand Prize Winner must also sign any affidavit or release that Sponsor may require. Except where prohibited, acceptance of any prize constitutes winner’s consent to the publication of his or her name, biographical information and likeness in any media for any commercial or promotional purpose, without limitation the Internet, or further compensation. Prizes not won and claimed by eligible winners in accordance with these Official Rules will not be awarded and will remain the property of Sponsor.
Participation. By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify persons found tampering with or otherwise abusing any aspect of this Sweepstakes as solely determined by Sponsor. In the event the Sweepstakes is compromised by a virus, non-authorized human intervention, tampering or other causes beyond the reasonable control of Sponsor which corrupts or impairs the administration, security, fairness or proper operation of the Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to suspend, modify or terminate the Sweepstakes. Should the Sweepstakes be terminated prior to the stated expiration date, Sponsor reserves the right to award prizes based on the entries received before the termination date.
Construction. The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. In the event that any such provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable, these rules shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or unenforceable provision was not contained therein.
Sponsor. The Win a Trip to See The Doctors’ TV Show is sponsored by USA WEEKEND Magazine. The decisions of Sponsor regarding the selection of winners and all other aspects of the Sweepstakes shall be final and binding in all respects. Sponsor will not be responsible for typographical, printing or other inadvertent errors in these Official Rules or in other materials relating to the Sweepstakes. For a list of winners (available after November 15, 2010, or a copy of these Official Rules, visit usaweekend.com or send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to “Winners List/Official Rules” (as applicable), Win a Trip to See The Doctors’ TV Show, USA WEEKEND Magazine, 7950 Jones Branch Drive, McLean, VA 22108. If you have any questions regarding this Sweepstakes, please contact Priscilla Totten, USA WEEKEND Magazine, 7950 Jones Branch Drive, McLean, VA 22108.