Eligibility | Random Drawings
Prizes & Approximate Retail Values | Restrictions
Additional Terms | Winner's List | Sponsor
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER THE SWEEPSTAKES. PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR OTHERWISE RESTRICTED BY LAW.
The Discovery Channel Gold Rush Enter to Win Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) starts on October 26, 2012 at 12:01am PST and ends on October 27, 2012 at 11:59pm PST (the "Sweepstakes Period").
The Sweepstakes is only eligible for participants 18 years of age.
Entry is available online during the Sweepstakes Period at discoverygoldrushsweeps.com. Entrants will be asked to follow the instructions online in order to enter the sweepstakes. By submitting your contact email address you grant permission to be contacted by Sponsor or Administrator via email All entries must be received by October 27, 2012 to be eligible for the drawing.
Limit one entry (per day, per person, per contact phone number ) regardless of method of entry.
The Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States or D.C., who are 18 years of age or older (except residents of Alabama and Nebraska who must be 19 years of age or older) at the time of entry. Void in Puerto Rico and where prohibited by law. Employees and directors of Discovery Communications LLC (“Sponsor”), Songwhale, LLC (“Administrator”), and each of their parent, subsidiary companies, affiliates, divisions, franchisees, representatives, consultants, sub-contractors, suppliers, distributors, legal counsel, advertising, public relations, promotional, fulfillment and marketing agencies and members of their immediate families (defined for these purposes as including spouse, parents, children, and siblings and each of their respective spouses) and individuals living in the same household, are not eligible to participate. By participating, entrants agree to these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding in all matters relating to this Sweepstakes.
All drawings will be conducted by Songwhale, LLC an independent marketing agency, whose decisions will be final in all matters relating to this Promotion. Winners will be selected in a random drawing of all eligible entries received on October 27, 2012. Potential winners will be notified by email. Odds of winning will depend upon the total number of eligible entries received, regardless of method of entry.
Two (2) Grand Prize: two- Apple iPADs, awarded to each of two grand prize winners. Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) $499 each. Total ARV of all prizes: $998. Winners will be solely responsible for any activation fee and monthly service charges (for Phone prize). Prize consists of only the items specifically listed as the prize. Limit one prize per person/household. All prizes will be awarded “as is”.
All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. If winner is deemed a minor in his/her state of residence, prize will be awarded to his/her parent/legal guardian. All potential winners are subject to verification of eligibility. Potential winners (or parent/legal guardian if winner is deemed a minor in his/her state of residence) must sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility/Release of Liability/Prize Acceptance Form within two (2) days of notification. If a potential winner does not respond within the designated time, or there is a return of any prize/prize notification as undeliverable, he/she will be disqualified and an alternate will be selected. Upon disqualification, no further compensation will be given.
Winners may make no substitution or transfer of prizes and prizes are not exchangeable for cash. All federal, state and local taxes are the sole responsibility of winner.
Sponsor reserves the right to substitute prize of equal or greater value. Acceptance of prize constitutes permission to the Sponsor and its agents to use the winner’s name and/or likenesses, prize information, photograph, voice, comments for purposes of advertising and trade without further notice, permission, or compensation, unless prohibited by law.
Sponsor, affiliates, subsidiaries and agencies are not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing, the offering or the announcement of any prize or in the administration of the promotion. Official Rules will be posted at discoverygoldrushsweeps.com
Sponsor will not be responsible for incomplete, undecipherable, lost, late, damaged, misdirected or mutilated entries, misdirected or faulty text or e-mail messages or for any technical problems, incorrect announcements of any kind, hardware or software failures of any kind including any injury or damage related to phone. Incomplete/illegible entries are void. Sponsor is not responsible for any human or other error that may occur in the processing of the entries, nor are they responsible for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, or delay in operation or transmission, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or alteration of entries, or for technical, network, telephone, computer hardware or software malfunctions of any kind, or inaccurate transmission of, or failure to receive any entry information on account of technical problems or failures of any wireless or internet service providers, traffic congestion on the Internet or at any web site or any combination thereof, which may limit a person’s ability to participate in this Sweepstakes or receive communication from Sponsor.
The prize will be awarded to the name corresponding to the phone number and/or email address submitted on the entry. In the event of a dispute as to the identity of an entrant, entry will be declared made by the authorized account holder submitted at the time of entry. "Authorized account holder" is defined as the natural person who is assigned to a mobile telephone number (MTN)/email address by a telephone company, wireless service provider, Internet access provider, Internet service provider or other organization (e.g. business, educational, institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning email addresses, telephone numbers or wireless phone numbers for the telephone exchange associated with the submitted telephone number/email address or the domain associated with the submitted telephone, as applicable. Potential winners may be requested to provide Sponsor with proof that he/she is the authorized account holder of the MTN or contact phone number and/or email address associated with the winning entry.
Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, terminate, suspend, or modify the promotion if fraud or technical failures destroy the integrity of the promotion; or if a technical problem corrupts the administration as determined by Sponsor/judges, in their sole discretion. If the promotion is canceled, Sponsor will award prizes from among all eligible entries received as of the time of cancellation in a random drawing, and Sponsor shall have no further obligation to any participant in connection with this Sweepstakes. Any use of robotic, automatic, programmed, or the like methods of participation will void all such entries by such methods.
CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY ANY INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEB SITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE PROMOTION IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, RELEASED PARTIES RESERVE THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. THIS PROMOTION IS INTENDED FOR PARTICIPATION IN THE UNITED STATES ONLY AND SHALL BE CONSTRUED ONLY ACCORDING TO UNITED STATES LAW. THE “STATE” COURTS (STATE AND FEDERAL) SHALL HAVE SOLE JURISDICTION OF ANY CONTROVERSIES REGARDING THE PROMOTION AND THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF “STATE” SHALL GOVERN THE PROMOTION. YOU WAIVE ANY AND ALL OBJECTIONS TO JURISDICTION AND VENUE IN THESE COURTS AND HEREBY SUBMIT TO THE JURISDICTION OF THOSE COURTS.
The names of the winners may be obtained after November 30, 2012 by sending a self-addressed stamped envelope to: Discovery Channel Gold Rush Enter To Win Sweepstakes, One Discovery Place, Silver Spring, MD 20910. Vermont residents may omit stamp. Requests for winner’s list must be received by December 31, 2012.
This Sweepstakes is sponsored by Discovery Communications LLC Silver Spring, Maryland.
Apple, Inc. is not a sponsor of this Contest. Any third party trademarks mentioned herein are the property of their respective trademark owners. The use or mention of such third party trademarks in these Official Rules or in the Contest is solely for descriptive purposes and shall in no way imply an endorsement or sponsorship of the Contest.