SOAPnet's Soap Nation Summer Concert Sweepstakes

OFFICIAL RULES

To enter this Sweepstakes, you must agree to and abide by these Official Rules.

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.

  1. Sponsor: SOAPnet, L.L.C., 3800 W. Alameda Ave., Burbank, CA 91505.
  2. Administrator: LeadDog Marketing Group, Inc., 159 W. 25th Street, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10001.
  3. Eligibility: SOAPnet's Soap Nation Summer Concert Sweepstakes ("Sweepstakes") is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States and Washington, D.C., who are at least 21 years of age and who have an e-mail account and Internet access at the beginning of the Sweepstakes. Employees of SOAPnet, L.L.C. ("SOAPnet"), LeadDog Marketing Group, Inc., any organizations responsible for sponsoring, fulfilling or administering the Sweepstakes or supplying the prizes, and any of their respective parent, subsidiary and affiliated companies, as well as the immediate family and household members of each such employee, are not eligible to participate or win. "Immediate family members" shall mean parents, step-parents, children, step-children, siblings, step-siblings, or spouses, regardless of where they live. "Household members" shall mean people who share the same residence at least three months a year, whether related or not. Potential winner may be required to provide proof of legal U.S. residency upon request prior to prize award. Void where prohibited or restricted by law.
  4. Sweepstakes Entry: The Sweepstakes begins at 12:01am ET on 7/21/09 and ends at 11:59pm ET on 8/9/09. SOAPnet's computer is the official clock for this promotion. To enter, navigate the Internet to www.SOAPnet.com and navigate to the Soap Nation Summer Concert Sweepstakes page.

    Registration: You must be a registered member of the Walt Disney Internet Group ("WDIG") family of sites to enter. Registration is free and only required once. If you've ever registered with one of WDIG's family sites, including ABC.com, ABCNEWS.com, Disney.com, ESPN.com, FamilyFun.com, Movies.com, SOAPnet.com, and more, you need not register again. Enter as follows:

    1. If you are an existing member, simply sign in on the Sweepstakes Registration home page with your current member name and password. To submit your sweepstakes entry, complete the entry form and click the "Submit Entry" button on the Sweepstakes entry page.
    2. 2. If you are not a member, you can register by clicking on the link located on the Sweepstakes Registration home page. You will be asked to provide your name, mailing address (with zip code), e-mail address, gender, birthday, country, phone number and to select a password. To submit your sweepstakes entry, complete the entry form and click the "Submit Entry" button on the Sweepstakes entry page.

    You may be asked to consent to receive promotional e-mails and reminder e-mails from the WDIG Family of Sites. Consenting to receive promotional or reminder e-mails is optional and does not have to be agreed upon in order to be eligible to participate in 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 policies of WDIG and you may opt out of receiving these e-mails at any time. (For WDIG's complete privacy policy, direct your Internet browser to http://disney.go.com/corporate/legal/wdig_privacy.html.) Limit one (1) entry per person or e-mail address, per day (12:00:00 a.m. ET 11:59:59 p.m. ET). Multiple entries in excess of this limitation or mass entry attempts will result in disqualification of all entries by such person. Entries must be manually key-stroked; use of automated entry devices or programs is prohibited. It is the sole responsibility of the entrant to notify WDIG if entrant changes his/her e-mail address by amending their e-mail address via the registration procedure for the particular, applicable WDIG site; for example, if registered with ABC.com, go to (http://register.go.com/abc/login).

  5. Random Drawing/Selection of Winner: Potential winner will be selected in a random drawing from among all eligible entries received during the promotion period. On or about 8/10/09, the Grand Prize drawing will be conducted by LeadDog Marketing Group, an independent judging organization whose decisions are final and binding on all matters related to this Sweepstakes.

    Potential winner will be notified by e-mail or phone on or about 8/10/09. Failure to respond to the initial verification e-mail within three (3) business days after notification or return of e-mail notification as undeliverable after three (3) attempts may result in disqualification. Potential winner will be required to sign and return within three (3) business days an Affidavit of Eligibility, Release and Indemnification, and a Publicity Release where allowed by law. If the Affidavit of Eligibility, Release and Indemnification and Publicity Release is not returned to Sponsor within specified time period, potential winner may be disqualified. If winner is disqualified, prize may be awarded to an alternate winner selected from all remaining eligible entries received. In the event of any dispute concerning the identity of any entrant, the entry will be deemed submitted by the natural person who is the authorized holder of the transmitting e-mail account. "Authorized account holder" is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, online 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.

    Sponsor and their independent contractors, partners and agencies are not responsible for failed, partial or garbled computer transmissions, or for technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to electronic malfunction or damage of any network, hardware or software. If for any reason the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, including due to infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud or technical failures beyond Sponsor's control that corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process, and to terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes. In such event, Sponsor reserves the right to conduct the Sweepstakes and award the prize by means of a random drawing comprised of all eligible entries received prior to and/or after (as appropriate) the action taken by Sponsor or otherwise to award the prize in a manner which is fair, appropriate and consistent with these Official Rules, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Notice of termination/modification/suspension of Sweepstakes will be posted on the website. No responsibility is assumed for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or loss, destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries; or any problems or technical malfunctions of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers, or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any e-mail or electronic entry to be received on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to entrant's or any other person's computer related to or resulting from participation in or downloading any materials from this Sweepstakes.

    Entrants further agree not to knowingly damage or cause interruption of the Sweepstakes and/or prevent others from participating in the Sweepstakes. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DAMAGE ANY ONLINE SERVICE OR WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES VIOLATES CRIMINAL OR CIVIL LAWS. IF SUCH AN ATTEMPT IS MADE, SPONSOR MAY DISQUALIFY ANY ENTRANT MAKING SUCH ATTEMPT AND SEEK DAMAGES TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW.

  6. Prize, Approximate Retail Value ("ARV") and Odds: Grand Prize (1 winner): 3-day/2-night trip for the winner and one guest to Dallas, TX from 8/21/09 8/23/09 and two (2) VIP tickets to the Sara Evans concert on 8/22/09. Trip consists of round-trip coach air transportation for two (2) to Dallas, TX from a major commercial airport near winner's residence; round-trip ground transportation between Dallas area airport/hotel and Sara Evans concert; 2-night hotel accommodations (one room, double occupancy); Grand Prize winner will also receive $500.00 cash. Total Approximate Retail Value of prize: $3,300.00. Actual final value of trip may be higher or lower based on point of departure and ticket availability and cost at time of purchase.

    Winner agrees to travel on specific dates to be determined at Sponsors' sole discretion to coincide with the Sara Evans Concert ("Concert") currently scheduled for 8/22/09. If winner cannot travel on dates specified by Sponsor prize must be forfeited. Travel dates subject to approval by Sponsor. Winner acknowledges and agrees that portion of prize relating to Concert event are subject to change or cancellation. If winner lives within approximately 150 miles of Dallas, TX (as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion), he/she may receive, in lieu of air transportation, round-trip ground transportation between winner's residence and Concert and no additional compensation will be provided. Winner is solely responsible for all other expenses related to trip not specified herein, including but not limited to meals, beverages, tips, taxes and hotel incidentals. Grand Prize winner and guest must travel together on specified itinerary, including same departure date, destination and return date or Grand Prize may be forfeited in its entirety. Accommodation restrictions and blackout dates may apply. All travel dates and arrangements are subject to change, availability and Sponsor's approval. Sponsor is not liable for any expenses incurred as a consequence of flight cancellation/delay. Certain documentation and requirements may be necessary for travel, such as photo identification. Grand Prize winner and his/her guest are solely responsible for any documentation and requirements and determining applicable procedures and restrictions. In addition, the Grand Prize winner may be required to present a valid credit card at the hotel at the time of check-in. Winner and guest must provide own transportation to and from departure airport.

    First Prize (100 Winners): One (1) Sara Evans Autographed T-Shirt. ARV of First Prize: $15.00 each. Value of First Prize is based on approximate retail value of t-shirt; resale value of autographed items may differ and no representation is made as to resale value.

    Total ARV of all prizes: $4,800.00

    No substitution or transfer of prize except with Sponsor's written permission or where required by law. If for any reason announced prize becomes unavailable, Sponsor in its sole discretion may award a substitute prize of equal or greater value. Prizes are not redeemable for cash. Prizes will only be delivered to address within the United States. Federal, state and local taxes are the sole responsibility of the Grand Prize winner, who will receive a 1099 tax form reflecting actual value of any prize valued at $600 or more. Sweepstakes available to over 100 million Internet users. Odds of winning Grand Prize depend on total number of eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes.

  7. Conditions and Limitations of Liability: By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor, which shall be final and binding in all respects. By participating in this Sweepstakes, entrants agree to release and hold harmless SOAPnet, LeadDog Marketing Group, their parents, subsidiaries, affiliated and successor companies, advertising and promotion agencies and prize suppliers, and each of their respective officers, directors, agents, representatives and employees, as well as each of their respective successors, representatives and assigns (collectively, the "Released Parties") from and against any and all claims or actions of any kind, including but not limited to any claim related to entrants' participation in the Sweepstakes, or for property damage, product liability, wrongful death or personal injury arising out of or relating to possession, acceptance, receipt or use/misuse of prize, whether under contract, tort or any other legal theory, and entrant agrees to indemnify the Released Parties against any liability or expense (including reasonable attorneys' fees) arising in connection with any of the foregoing.

    By entering and if selected as a winner, entrants also authorize the Released Parties to use their name, voice, likeness, photograph, prize information, biographical data and city and state of residence in programming or promotional material or on a winner's list (if applicable) without further compensation unless prohibited by law. Sponsor is not obligated to use any of the above mentioned information or materials, but may do so and may edit such information or materials, at Sponsor's sole discretion, without further obligation or compensation. Sweepstakes subject to the laws of the United States only. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. All entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned.

  8. Disputes: Arbitration/Choice Of Law: Except where prohibited, entrants agree that: (a) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, or any prize awarded, or the determination of the winner, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by arbitration pursuant to the Rules of the American Arbitration Association, then effective, and (b) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes but in no event attorneys' fees; and (c) under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of entrant and/or Released Parties in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of New York, without regard for conflicts of law doctrine, and all proceedings shall take place in the City of New York, County of New York.
  9. Winner: For the name of the winner, mail a self-addressed, stamped envelope to "SOAPnet's Soap Nation Summer Concert Sweepstakes Winner", c/o LeadDog Marketing Group, 159 W. 25th Street, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10001 to be received by 9/31/09.