DIY Network

Dirtiest Landscapes Sweepstakes

Complete Official Rules


How to Enter: Beginning at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time ("ET") on March 26, 2012 until 5:00 p.m. ET on May 4, 2012, you may enter the DIY "Dirtiest Landscaping" sweepstakes (the "Sweepstakes") in either of the following ways: (i) online by visiting the Do It Yourself Network ("DIY") Website ( (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) hand printing your name, complete address and daytime phone number either on a postcard or on a separate piece of paper no larger than 8 1/2 x 11 inches, and mailing the postcard or paper to: "DIY's Dirtiest Landscaping Sweepstakes", P.O. Box 52148, Knoxville, TN 37950. Mail-in entries must be postmarked by May 4, 2012, and received by May 11, 2012. Limit one (1) entry per envelope. Mechanically reproduced entries or labels will not be accepted. Incorrect, illegible, and incomplete entries are void. These official rules are also available on the DIY Website or by sending a stamped, self-addressed #10 sized envelope ("SASE") to: "DIY's Dirtiest Landscaping Sweepstakes - Rules Request", P.O. Box 52916, Knoxville, TN 37950. A 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 21 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 Scripps Networks, LLC d/b/a DIY Network ("Main Sponsor"), Sears Holdings Management Corporation, Ritway, Inc., and participating entities and their respective parent companies, divisions, subsidiaries, and affiliates, and their advertising and promotion agencies and all local sponsors (collectively with Main Sponsor, the "Sweepstakes Entities").

Privacy: 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. 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. In the event you do consent to receive these e-mails, the use of such e-mails shall be subject to the privacy policy of Scripps Networks, LLC, which is available on the DIY Website.

Limitations of Liability: The Sweepstakes Entities and 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 Main Sponsor and will not be returned. By entering, all participants and/or entrants also agree to release, discharge, indemnify and hold harmless the Sweepstakes Entities and their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, their respective representatives and agents, advertising and promotion agencies, sweepstakes partners and prize suppliers, and all of their respective affiliated companies, employees, officers, directors and shareholders, from and against all claims and damages or liability 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 or 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. Any and all warranties and guarantees are subject to the respective manufacturer's terms. 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 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. 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 Winners will be Determined: There will be one (1) Grand Prize Winner ("Grand Prize Winner"), and six (6) Weekly Prize Winners ("Weekly Prize Winners"). The six (6) Weekly Prize Winners will be randomly selected by Ritway, Inc. (the "Administrator"), an independent judging organization, from all eligible entries received by 5:00 p.m. ET the day before the drawing, on the following dates: March 30, 2012, April 6, 2012, April 13, 2012, April 20, 2012, April 27, 2012, and May 4, 2012. The Grand Prize Winner will be selected in a random drawing from among all eligible entries on or about May 25, 2012 by the Administrator, and will be contacted either by email, by overnight courier and/or by phone within approximately five (5) calendar days from the drawing. All non-winning entries from weekly drawings and new eligible entries received daily will be considered for subsequent Weekly Prize, and Grand Prize drawings. The names of the Grand Prize Winner and the Weekly Prize Winners may be posted on the DIY Website. Main Sponsor's decisions with respect to the winners and other matters pertaining to the Sweepstakes shall be final. Potential Grand Prize Winner and Weekly Prize Winners will be required to sign an affidavit of eligibility and release of liability and publicity, and return same, properly executed, within seven (7) calendar days of issuance of prize notification. If DIY is unable to contact a potential prize winner and/or if the potential prize winner fails to complete and return all forms by the specified date and/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. Grand Prize Winner and Weekly Prize Winners consent to the use of his/her 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 Main Sponsor'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 judges 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 any 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.


(A) Weekly Prizes: There will be six (6) Weekly Prizes, each consisting of one (1) $1,000 Sears gift cards (awarded in the form of a physical gift card). Total value of all Weekly Prizes: $6,000

(B) Grand Prize: There will be one (1) Grand Prize consisting of $50,000 in cash (awarded in the form of a check). Total value of Grand Prize: $50,000.

Total value of all prizes in the Sweepstakes: $56,000.

All costs, taxes, fees, and expenses associated with any element of any prize not specifically addressed above are the sole responsibility of the Grand Prize Winner. All federal, state and local taxes on prizes are the Grand Prize Winner's responsibility. Grand Prize Winner will be issued a 1099 tax form for the value of the prize. The specifics of all aforementioned elements of the prize in the Sweepstakes shall be solely determined by Main Sponsor. Some restrictions may apply. The Grand Prize cannot be transferred or substituted except at Main Sponsor's sole discretion. Main Sponsor reserves the right to substitute any prize, or portions thereof, with a prize of equal or greater value. The Grand Prize will be awarded.

Winner's List: Beginning on or about May 25, 2012 you may obtain the name of the Grand Prize Winner, either by going to the DIY Website or mailing a SASE to: "DIY's Dirtiest Landscaping Sweepstakes" – Winner's List, P.O. Box 52916, Knoxville, TN 37950. Requests received after June 8, 2012 will not be honored.

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

Sweepstakes Administrator: Ritway, Inc., 1463 E. Weisgarber, Knoxville, TN 37909.

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