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The following promotion is intended for viewing in the United States only (including its territories, possessions, and commonwealths) and will be construed and evaluated according to United States laws. Do not proceed in this site if you are not a legal U.S. resident, 18 years or older, and accessing this site in the United States, its territories, possessions, or commonwealths.

DIY NETWORK'S COOL TOOLS HOLIDAY BLITZ SWEEPSTAKES 2010 OFFICIAL RULES – NO PURCHASE OR ONLINE ENTRY NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.

How to Enter: Beginning at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time ("ET") on November 24, 2010 until 5:00 p.m. ET on December 30, 2010 (the "Sweepstakes Entry Period"), you may enter the Do it Yourself Network ("DIY") Cool Tools Holiday Blitz Sweepstakes (the "Sweepstakes") in any of the following ways: (i) online by visiting the DIY website (www.diynetwork.com) (the "DIY Website") and completing the online entry form (limit one (1) online entry, per valid email address, per eligible person per day); or (ii) via regular mail by hand printing your name, date of birth, complete address, and telephone number (including area code) either on a postcard (minimum 3 ½" x 5" card or larger) or on a separate piece of paper no larger than 8½ x 11 inches, and mailing the postcard or paper to: "DIY's Cool Tools Holiday Blitz Sweepstakes", PO Box 53445, Knoxville, TN 37950. Entrants using US mail may enter as often as they wish. Entries may be sent at any time during the Sweepstakes Entry Period. Mail-in entries must be postmarked by December 30, 2010, and received by January 6, 2011 in order to be eligible for the Grand Prize Drawing. Limit one (1) entry per envelope. Mechanically reproduced entries will not be accepted. Incorrect, illegible, and incomplete entries are void. These official rules are also available at the DIY Website or by writing to: "DIY's Cool Tools Holiday Blitz Sweepstakes" - Rules Request, PO Box 53103, Knoxville, TN 37950. All eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Entry Period will be entered into the applicable Weekly Drawings and subsequent Grand Prize Drawing.

When you enter at the DIY Website, you may be asked to consent to receive promotional e-mails and reminders for upcoming DIY promotions and information about DIY and the Participating Sponsors identified below. Consenting to receive such e-mails is optional and does not have to be agreed to in order to be eligible to enter the Sweepstakes and does not improve your chances of winning. Scripps Networks, LLC d/b/a DIY Do it Yourself Network ("Main Sponsor"), and all Participating Sponsors identified below (collectively with Main Sponsor, the "Sweepstakes Entities"), their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, parent corporations, and their respective officers, directors, shareholders, employees and agents, and any and all Internet servers and access provider(s) are not responsible for: any incorrect or inaccurate entry information; human error; technical malfunctions; failures, omission, interruption, deletion, or defect of any telephone network, computer online systems, computer equipment, server providers, or software, including any injury or damage to participant's or any other person's computer relating to or resulting from participation in this Sweepstakes; inability to access the DIY Website; theft, tampering, destruction, or unauthorized access to, or alteration of entries; transactions that are processed late or incorrectly or are incomplete or lost due to computer or electronic malfunction or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any Website; printing or human or other errors; and any entries which are late, lost, incomplete, misdirected, stolen, mutilated, illegible or postage due, or any combination thereof. Proof of mailing, in person submission, or online submission is not considered proof of delivery or receipt. All entries become the property of DIY and will not be acknowledged or returned. Purchase will not increase chance of winning.

Eligibility: This Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of the U.S. and its territories, possessions and commonwealths who are 18 years of age or older, except employees and members of their households and immediate families (spouses, parents, siblings, children and each of their respective spouses) of DIY as the Main Sponsor, Ritway, Inc. ("Administrator"), Stanley Black & Decker, Inc., Polaris Industries Inc., and all other participating sponsors (collectively, the "Participating Sponsors") and their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, and affiliates, and their advertising and promotion agencies and all local sponsors. Entrants who have won a prize in any Scripps Networks, LLC promotion in the ninety (90) days prior to the commencement of the Sweepstakes are ineligible. Main Sponsor reserves the right to conduct a background check on any potential winner and reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any person based on such background check if Main Sponsor determines in its sole discretion that awarding the Prize to such potential winner might reflect negatively on Main Sponsor or any of the Participating Sponsors. By entering, all participants and/or entrants release the Sweepstakes Entities and their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, and affiliates, and their respective agents, advertising and promotion agencies, affiliated companies, Sweepstakes partners and prize suppliers, and all of their respective affiliated companies, employees, officers, directors and shareholders, from and against all claims and damages arising in connection with each entrant's participation and/or entry in the Sweepstakes and/or their receipt or use of any prize awarded in this Sweepstakes. Any and all warranties and guarantees are subject to the respective manufacturer's terms. This Sweepstakes is governed by U.S. law and is subject to all federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Void outside the U.S. and where prohibited by law.

How Winner will be Determined: The four (4) Weekly Prize Winners will be selected in weekly random drawings starting on December 2, 2010, December 10, 2010, December 20, 2010, and December 30, 2010, from among all eligible entries received by 5:00 p.m. ET on the date immediately prior to the applicable drawing during the Sweepstakes Entry Period. Weekly Prize Winners will be contacted by phone and/or mail or overnight delivery within approximately two (2) days of the applicable drawing. Winners of the Weekly Prizes will be posted on the DIY Website on a weekly basis as the information becomes available. All non-winning entries from a Weekly Prize Drawing will be eligible for subsequent Weekly Prize drawings as applicable, and for the Grand Prize. The Grand Prize Winner will be selected in a random drawing from among all eligible entries on approximately January 20, 2011, by Ritway Inc., an independent judging organization, and will be contacted either in person, by email, or by overnight courier and phone on or about January 22, 2011. Judges' decisions with respect to the winners and other matters pertaining to the Sweepstakes shall be final. If DIY is unable to contact a potential prize winner, if the potential prize winner fails to complete and return all forms by the specified date or if potential prize winner fails to comply with any of the requirements, or if any prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, an alternate winner(s) shall be selected. Potential prize winners will be required to sign an affidavit of eligibility and release of liability and publicity, and return same, properly executed, within five (5) days of issuance of prize notification. All documents must be returned by the date and/or time indicated within such documents. If potential prize winners fail to return such documents within that time, or if an entrant is found to be ineligible, or if he/she does not comply with the Official Rules, then the potential prize winner will be disqualified and an alternate winner will be selected. Except where prohibited by law, the winner's entry and acceptance of the prize constitutes permission for the Sweepstakes Entities to use said winner's and his/her travel companion's names, photographs, likenesses, statements, biographical information, voices, and city and state addresses on a worldwide basis, and in all forms of media, in perpetuity, without further compensation. Prize winners consent to the use of their name, photograph, likeness, biography, voice and/or video for advertising and promotional purposes, including online announcements, without additional compensation, except where prohibited by law. The odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible entries received.

Entry materials that have been tampered with or altered are void. If, in the Administrator's opinion, there is any suspected or actual evidence of electronic or non-electronic tampering with any portion of the Sweepstakes, or if computer virus, bugs, unauthorized intervention, fraud, or technical difficulties or failures compromise or corrupt or affect the administration, integrity, security, fairness, or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes, the Sweepstakes Entities reserve the right at their sole discretion to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process and void any entries submitted fraudulently, to modify or suspend the Sweepstakes, or to terminate the Sweepstakes and conduct a random drawing to award the Prizes using all eligible, non-suspect entries received as of the termination date. Should the Sweepstakes be terminated prior to the stated expiration date, notice will be posted on the DIY Website. In the event of a dispute as to the identity of the Grand Prize Winner based on an e-mail address, the winning entry will be declared made by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at time of entry. "Authorized account holder" is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, on-line service provider, or other organization (e.g., business, educational, institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE IN VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK REMEDIES AND DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEY'S FEES) FROM ANY SUCH ENTRANT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW, INCLUDING CRIMINAL PROSECUTION.

Prize: (A) Grand Prize: One (1) Grand Prize Winner will receive: Twenty-Five Thousand Dollars ($25,000.00) (awarded in the form of a check). Total value of Grand Prize: $25,000.00

(B) Weekly Prizes: Four (4) Weekly Prize Winners will each receive a bag of select tools and gadgets provided by Stanley Tools (as determined by Sweepstakes Entities). (Approximate Retail Value ("ARV"): $200.00). Total ARV of all Weekly Prizes: $800.00

Total ARV of all prizes in this Sweepstakes: $25,800.00

The specifics of all aforementioned elements of the Grand Prize and Weekly Prizes in the Sweepstakes shall be solely determined by DIY. Some restrictions may apply. Prizes cannot be transferred or substituted except at Main Sponsor's sole discretion. Main Sponsor reserves the right to substitute the prizes, or portions thereof, with a prize of comparable or greater value if a prize cannot be awarded as described for any reason. All federal, state and local taxes, if any, are the sole responsibility of each individual winner. The prize winners will be issued a Form 1099 for the value of the respective prize, as applicable. All prizes will be awarded.

Winners' List: You may obtain the names of the Weekly Winners as they become available. Beginning on or about January 26, 2011, you may obtain the name of the Grand Prize Winner either by going to the DIY Website (www.diynetwork.com) or by mailing a self-addressed stamped envelope to: "DIY's Cool Tools Holiday Blitz Sweepstakes Winners' List", P.O. Box 53103, Knoxville, TN 37950. Requests received after February 18, 2011 will not be honored. Results of the Sweepstakes will be removed from the DIY Website on or about February 18, 2011.

Main Sponsor: Scripps Networks, LLC d/b/a DIY Do it Yourself Network, 9721 Sherrill Boulevard, Knoxville, TN 37932.

Administrator: Ritway Inc., 1463 E. Weisgarber Road, Knoxville, Tennessee 37909

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