DISNEY JUNIOR’S 25 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS SWEEPSTAKES

OFFICIAL RULES (“Rules”)

NO PURCHASE/PAYMENT OR TEXT MESSAGE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.

A PURCHASE/PAYMENT OR TEXT MESSAGE WILL NOT IMPROVE ONE’S CHANCES OF WINNING.

MANY WILL ENTER. FEW WILL WIN.

  1. SPONSOR: ABC Cable Networks Group, dba Disney Channel (“Sponsor”), 3800 W. Alameda Avenue, Burbank, CA 91505.
  2. ADMINISTRATOR: Ventura Associates International LLC, 60 East 42 Street, New York, NY 10165 (“Administrator”), an independent judging organization whose decisions are final and binding with respect to the sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”).
  3. ELIGIBILITY: To be eligible for this Sweepstakes, at the time of entering you (referred to herein as “you” or “Entrant”) must: [a] be 18 years of age, or the age of majority in your state of primary residence, whichever is older, and the parent/legal guardian or grandparent (“Parent of a child between the ages of three (3) and twelve (12) (inclusive) (“Child”) [b] be a legal resident of, and physically residing in one of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia (“Territory”) and [c] not be an employee of the Sponsor, Administrator, Epoch Everlasting Play LLC, or 3Ci; their parent, divisions, affiliates, subsidiary companies or their advertising, promotion or fulfillment agencies involved in this Sweepstakes (collectively, “Entities”), nor a Household Member (defined below) or Immediate Family Member (defined below) of such employee.

    Household Member” shall mean people who share the same residence at least three (3) months a year, whether related or not. “Immediate Family Member” shall mean Parents, step-parents, grandparents, children, step-children, siblings, step-siblings, or spouses, regardless of where they live.
    Sponsor shall be the final determiner on all eligibility questions and/or issues and such determinations shall be final.
  4. ENTRY: You may enter this Sweepstakes during the period beginning at 12:00 am, December 4, 2017 and ending at 11:59pm, December 17, 2017 (“Entry Period”) For purposes of these Rules, all times and days are Pacific Time.

    Entry may be accomplished in one (1) of two (2) ways:

    1. SMS TEXT ENTRY: You may enter this Sweepstakes, by sending on your mobile phone (“Mobile”) the key word “25” as an SMS text message to the SMS short code 347639 (Disney)(“SMS Entry”) SMS Entrants will receive a confirmation SMS text message per each daily Entry on their Mobile. All Mobile entrants must have a phone capable of two-way text messaging and digital and SMS service in order to enter the Sweepstakes using the text messaging method. Standard carrier text messaging and data charges may apply to each text message sent and received. Text messaging may not be available in all areas. By entering via SMS Entry you grant to Sponsor/Administrator your consent to call your Mobile should you be selected as a potential winner. Your Mobile phone number will not be used for any purpose other than to send the responsive confirmation text for each daily Entry or to contact the potential winner.
    2. MAIL ENTRY: You can enter by mail by hand printing your full name, street address, city, state and zip code (no P.O. Boxes), home phone number, date of birth and email address (if available) on a 3” x 5” card or piece of paper, inserting it into a hand-addressed, stamped business size (#10) envelope and mailing it to: Disney Junior’s 25 Days of Christmas Sweepstakes, c/o Ventura Associates, 494 Eighth Avenue, Suite 1700, Dept. HD, New York, NY 10001 (“Mail Entry”).
    “Entry” shall mean and refer to each SMS Entry and Mail Entry.
  5. LIMITATIONS: All SMS Entries must be received during the Entry Period. All Mail Entries must be postmarked by December 17, 2017 and received by December 26, 2017. Entries are limited to one (1) Entry per person/Mobile/household address per day (regardless of method of Entry or whether one person has more than one Mobile/household address or more than one person uses the same Mobile/household address). Maximum of fourteen (14) Entries allowed per person/Mobile/household address during the Entry Period. In the event of a dispute regarding the identity of the person submitting an Entry, the Entry will be deemed to be submitted by the person in whose name the Mobile/household address is registered. Entries by any method other than those set forth above in Section 4 are void. Any use of automated or programmed methods of effecting Entry is prohibited. Neither the Entities, nor any of their officers, directors, shareholders, employees, agents or representatives (individually and collectively, “Releasees”) are responsible for: [1] Entries from persons residing, or physically located, outside the Territory; [2] Entries that are altered, delayed, deleted, destroyed, forged, fraudulent, improperly accessed, inaccurate, incomplete, interrupted, postage due, irregular in any way, late, lost, misrouted, multiple, non-delivered, stolen, tampered with, unauthorized, unintelligible or otherwise not in compliance with these Rules; [3] lost, interrupted or unavailable network, server, Internet Service Provider, website or other connections, telephone or Mobile text messaging availability or accessibility; [4] miscommunications; [5] failed computer, satellite, telephone or cable transmissions, lines or technical failure; [6] failed phone, computer hardware or software or text message malfunctions, failures, technical errors or difficulties; [7] telephone transmissions; [8] technical failures; [9] unauthorized human intervention; [10] traffic congestion; [11] garbled or jumbled transmissions; [12] undeliverable emails resulting from any form of active or passive email filtering; [13] insufficient space in entrant’s email account to receive email; [14] or other errors of any kind, whether due to electronic, human, mechanical, printing, production or technical errors or other causes, even if caused by the negligence of any of the Releasees. Each of such potential Entries will be disqualified and any attempt by a person to use multiple email or Mobile accounts to register more than the number of Entries allowed by these Rules may result in disqualification at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Void where prohibited or restricted by law and subject to all applicable federal, state, local and municipal laws and regulations.
  6. PRIZES AND APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUE (“ARV”): TWENTY-FIVE (25) PRIZES: Each prize consists of the following for each winner: [1] one (1) Calico Critters Cake Decorating Set (Toy Poodle Critter included) (ARV: $12.95); [2] one (1) Calico Critters Fruit Wagon (ARV: $12.95); [3] one (1) Calico Critters Candy Wagon (ARV: $12.95); [4] one (1) Puppy Dog Pals Rolly Water Bottle (ARV: $8.95); [5] one (1) tablet (ARV: $68.99); [6] one (1) Mickey Mouse & Roadster Racers 24 piece puzzle (ARV: $7.95); [7] one (1) Vampirina book (ARV: $9.95); [8] one (1) Lion Guard Memory Game (ARV: $21.09); [9] one (1) Nursery Rhymes CD (ARV: $10.99); [10] one (1) coloring book (ARV: $6.69); [11] one (1) Minnie Mouse plush (ARV: $4.50); [12] one (1) Mickey Mouse plush (ARV:$4.50); [13] one (1) package of Lion Guard tattoos (ARV: $.14), and [14] one (1) tote bag (ARV: $2.11). Total ARV of Prize: $184.71.

    All expenses not specifically mentioned herein are not included and are solely the winner’s responsibility.
    Total ARV of all prizes: $4,617.75. Limit one (1) prize per person/Mobile/household address.

    If the actual value of any prize is less than the stated ARV, the difference will not be awarded. Any depiction of any prize is for illustrative purposes only and may not reflect the actual prize won. Prizes are not redeemable for cash or transferable. No substitution allowed except, at Administrator’s sole discretion, a prize of equal or greater value may be substituted. Administrator will not replace any lost, damaged or stolen prize. Prize elements may not be separated. A prize cannot be used in conjunction with any other promotion or offer. All prizes will be awarded provided prizes are validly claimed by February 28, 2018, after which no alternate winners will be selected, nor unclaimed prizes awarded.
  7. PROCEDURES: All Entries must be received during the Entry Period. On or about December 27, 2017, in random drawings conducted by the Administrator, the potential winners will be selected from among all eligible Entries received. The decision of the Administrator shall be final and binding. Odds of winning a prize depend on the total number of eligible Entries received during the Entry Period.
  8. WINNERS: On or about December 28, 2017, potential winner(s) will be notified via mail or Mobile, as appropriate, to obtain their email and mailing addresses (if he/she did not enter via mail) as well as any additional required information or responses. Once an email address is available, the potential winners will be sent an email notification. At the sole discretion of the Administrator, disqualification, forfeiture and the selection of an alternate winner may result from any of the following: [1] a potential winner’s failure to respond to notification within four (4) business days after transmission; [2] the return of an email notification as undeliverable; [3] the return of any other notice or a prize as undeliverable; [4] a potential winner’s failure to provide Administrator with satisfactory proof of age, identity, residency; [5] a potential winner’s failure to provide Administrator with satisfactory proof that he/she is the authorized account holder of the Mobile or household address associated with the winning Entry; [6] a potential winner’s failure to provide required additional information upon Administrator’s request; [7] a potential winner’s failure to claim any prize within four (4) business days after it is sent; [8] a potential winner’s failure to validly claim any prize by February 28, 2018; and [9] any other non-compliance with Rules. All prizes for qualified winners will be delivered within twelve (12) weeks after Administrator’s receipt of valid mailing addresses and verification of eligibility and compliance with these Rules, including return of all required documentation. In the event of any prize forfeiture, the Administrator may, in its sole discretion, award or not award the forfeited prize to an alternate winner. All taxes are solely the responsibility of each winner.
  9. PRIVACY POLICY/DATA COLLECTION: Information provided by you for this Sweepstakes is subject to Sponsor’s privacy policy located at https://disneyprivacycenter.com (“Privacy Policy”)
  10. CONDITIONS: By entering this Sweepstakes and/or accepting any prize, you agree that: [1] you have all rights, permissions and consents necessary to grant the rights to Sponsor as expressed herein; [2] you will abide by and be bound by the Rules and the Sponsor’s/Administrator’s decisions and the Privacy Policy; [3] the Entry becomes solely the Sponsor’s property and will not be returned; [4] you release and hold harmless the Releasees from any and all liability for claims, injuries, losses or damages of any kind, including without limitation, death and/or bodily injury, resulting, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from the awarding, delivery, acceptance, use, misuse, possession, loss or misdirection of any prize; participation in the Sweepstakes or any Sweepstakes-related activity or travel or from any interaction with, or downloading of, computer Sweepstakes information or information accessed or acquired without authorization; [5] the prizes are awarded “AS IS” and WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, express or implied, (including, without limitation, any implied warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose) and the Releasees do not make any representation, warranty or guarantee, express or implied, relating to the Sweepstakes or prizes; [6] a winner’s acceptance of any prize constitutes the grant to Sponsor and assigns of an unconditional right to use winner's name, address (city and state only), voice, likeness, photograph, biographical and prize information and/or statements about the Sweepstakes for any programming, publicity, advertising and promotional purposes without additional compensation, except where prohibited by law; [7] in the event viruses, bugs, unauthorized human intervention, Acts of God, acts or regulations of any governmental or supra-national authority, war, national emergency, accident, fire, riot, strikes, lock-outs, industrial disputes, acts of terrorism or other matters beyond the Administrator’s reasonable control, corrupt, prevent or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play of the Sweepstakes, so that it cannot be conducted as originally planned, except where prohibited by law, Administrator has the right, in its sole discretion, to modify the Rules or to cancel, modify, terminate or suspend the Sweepstakes; and in such event, to select winners by such method as Administrator in its sole discretion shall consider equitable; [8] the Releasees are not responsible for typographical or other errors in the offer or administration of this Sweepstakes, including, but not limited to: errors in the advertising, Rules, selection and announcement of the winners and distribution of the prizes; [9] any portion of any prize not accepted or used by any winner will be forfeited; [10] the Releasees are not responsible for any inability of any winner to accept or use any prize (or any portion thereof) for any reason; [11] the Administrator has the right, at any time and at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual it suspects to be doing any of the following: (a) tampering or attempting to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or any website; (b) violating the Rules; (c) violating the terms of service, Privacy Policy or other terms, conditions of use and/or general rules or guidelines of any Sweepstakes property or service; (d) acting in an un-sportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person or (e) for any other good cause as determined solely by the Administrator; [12] Administrator has the right to lockout an entrant whose eligibility is in question or who has been disqualified or is otherwise ineligible to enter the Sweepstakes; [13] since any attempt by any individual to damage any website or undermine the legitimate operation of this Sweepstakes or the website is a violation of these Rules as well as criminal and civil laws, and should Administrator believe or become aware that such an attempt has been, is being, or will be made, it has the right to seek remedies and damages from any responsible individuals to the fullest extent permitted by law, including without limitation criminal prosecution; [14] all disputes, claims and causes of action at law or in equity (individually, “Claim”) arising out of or relating to this Sweepstakes, the meaning or interpretation of the Rules or any prize awarded shall be resolved by applying the laws of California, without regard to conflict of laws provisions therein, and shall be solely and exclusively brought in the state or federal courts within that state; [15] all Claims shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; [16] all Claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, but in no event include attorneys’ fees, and under no circumstances will any entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and he/she hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental, special, consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses and waives all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased; [17] Administrator has the right to modify prize award procedures at its sole discretion; [18] the Releasees are not responsible for the cancellation, postponement or unavailability of any element of any prize, and if such occurs, the prize will be awarded without that particular element(s) of the prize; [19] a winner’s acceptance of the prize constitutes the grant of an unconditional right to Sponsor and assigns to photograph, film, or otherwise capture the fulfillment of the prize (“Fulfillment Filming”), and Sponsor shall have the unconditional right to reproduce, distribute, display, exhibit, transmit, broadcast, stream, synchronize with visual material, modify, amend, create derivative works, and otherwise use and permit others to use the Fulfillment Filming throughout the universe in any and all media now known or hereafter devised, in all languages and in all versions, in perpetuity, without compensation, except where prohibited by law; [20] Sponsor’s use of the Fulfillment Filming will not give rise to any claims of infringement, invasion of privacy, defamation or claims for performance or payment of any kind, including, but not limited to, payment of re-use fees, residuals or license fees; [21] Sponsor shall have the right to make such changes to the Fulfillment Filming and make such uses thereof as it deems necessary or desirable, including but not limited to the right to use, edit, and reproduce and/or alter the Fulfillment Filming in perpetuity, in its entirety or in part, for any commercial and promotional purposes worldwide without any consultation or additional permission, or compensation, credit or attribution; [22] in the event there is a discrepancy or inconsistency between disclosures or other statements contained in any Sweepstakes promotional materials and the terms and conditions of these Rules, these Rules shall prevail and govern; and [23] you are solely responsible for all fees incurred through your wireless phone service for text messages associated with participation in this Sweepstakes.
  11. RULES & WINNERS’ LIST: For a list of winners (after January 31, 2018 and before February 28, 2018) and/or Rules (before December 17, 2017), send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: Disney Junior’s 25 Days of Christmas Sweepstakes, c/o Ventura Associates International, LLC, ATTN: HD, 494 Eighth Avenue, NYC, NY 10001. A copy of the Rules may also be obtained by printing this webpage.

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