Countdown to Christmas
OFFICIAL RULES

Void outside the 48 contiguous United States, District of Columbia and where prohibited. Do not proceed to enter if you are not at least 21 years of age and a legal resident of, and located within, one of the 48 contiguous United States, or the District of Columbia, excluding Alaska and Hawaii, at the time of entry. By participating, you agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are binding and final in all matters relating to this sweepstakes. Sweepstakes is offered by Meredith Corporation and may be promoted by any of Meredith’s publications in various creative executions online and in print at any time during the sweepstakes. Note that the Website referenced within these Official Rules may not be the only website (i.e., specific URLs) used to promote this Sweepstakes. If the promotional ad you see in a magazine, or website or hyperlink that you follow online to enter this sweepstakes refers to these Official Rules, such website is considered a “Website” under this promotion.

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.

SWEEPSTAKES PERIOD: The Countdown to Christmas Sweepstakes begins at 12:00 a.m. CT on 11/29/19 and ends at 11:59 p.m. CT on 12/28/19. The Sweepstakes Period will be divided into thirty (30) daily entry periods (each, a “Daily Entry Period”), as detailed below:

Daily Entry Period 1: Begins 12:00 a.m. CT on 11/29/19 and ends 11:59 p.m. CT on 11/29/19.
Daily Entry Period 2: Begins 12:00 a.m. CT on 11/30/19 and ends 11:59 p.m. CT on 11/30/19.
Daily Entry Period 3: Begins 12:00 a.m. CT on 12/1/19 and ends 11:59 p.m. CT on 12/1/19.
Daily Entry Period 4: Begins 12:00 a.m. CT on 12/2/19 and ends 11:59 p.m. CT on 12/2/19.
Daily Entry Period 5: Begins 12:00 a.m. CT on 12/3/19 and ends 11:59 p.m. CT on 12/3/19.
Daily Entry Period 6: Begins 12:00 a.m. CT on 12/4/19 and ends 11:59 p.m. CT on 12/4/19.
Daily Entry Period 7: Begins 12:00 a.m. CT on 12/5/19 and ends 11:59 p.m. CT on 12/5/19.
Daily Entry Period 8: Begins 12:00 a.m. CT on 12/6/19 and ends 11:59 p.m. CT on 12/6/19.
Daily Entry Period 9: Begins 12:00 a.m. CT on 12/7/19 and ends 11:59 p.m. CT on 12/7/19.
Daily Entry Period 10: Begins 12:00 a.m. CT on 12/8/19 and ends 11:59 p.m. CT on 12/8/19.
Daily Entry Period 11: Begins 12:00 a.m. CT on 12/9/19 and ends 11:59 p.m. CT on 12/9/19.
Daily Entry Period 12: Begins 12:00 a.m. CT on 12/10/19 and ends 11:59 p.m. CT on 12/10/19.
Daily Entry Period 13: Begins 12:00 a.m. CT on 12/11/19 and ends 11:59 p.m. CT on 12/11/19.
Daily Entry Period 14: Begins 12:00 a.m. CT on 12/12/19 and ends 11:59 p.m. CT on 12/12/19.
Daily Entry Period 15: Begins 12:00 a.m. CT on 12/13/19 and ends 11:59 p.m. CT on 12/13/19.
Daily Entry Period 16: Begins 12:00 a.m. CT on 12/14/19 and ends 11:59 p.m. CT on 12/14/19.
Daily Entry Period 17: Begins 12:00 a.m. CT on 12/15/19 and ends 11:59 p.m. CT on 12/15/19.
Daily Entry Period 18: Begins 12:00 a.m. CT on 12/16/19 and ends 11:59 p.m. CT on 12/16/19.
Daily Entry Period 19: Begins 12:00 a.m. CT on 12/17/19 and ends 11:59 p.m. CT on 12/17/19.
Daily Entry Period 20: Begins 12:00 a.m. CT on 12/18/19 and ends 11:59 p.m. CT on 12/18/19.
Daily Entry Period 21: Begins 12:00 a.m. CT on 12/19/19 and ends 11:59 p.m. CT on 12/19/19.
Daily Entry Period 22: Begins 12:00 a.m. CT on 12/20/19 and ends 11:59 p.m. CT on 12/20/19.
Daily Entry Period 23: Begins 12:00 a.m. CT on 12/21/19 and ends 11:59 p.m. CT on 12/21/19.
Daily Entry Period 24: Begins 12:00 a.m. CT on 12/22/19 and ends 11:59 p.m. CT on 12/22/19.
Daily Entry Period 25: Begins 12:00 a.m. CT on 12/23/19 and ends 11:59 p.m. CT on 12/23/19.
Daily Entry Period 26: Begins 12:00 a.m. CT on 12/24/19 and ends 11:59 p.m. CT on 12/24/19.
Daily Entry Period 27: Begins 12:00 a.m. CT on 12/25/19 and ends 11:59 p.m. CT on 12/25/19.
Daily Entry Period 28: Begins 12:00 a.m. CT on 12/26/19 and ends 11:59 p.m. CT on 12/26/19
Daily Entry Period 29 Begins 12:00 a.m. CT on 12/27/19 and ends 11:59 p.m. CT on 12/27/19.
Daily Entry Period 30: Begins 12:00 a.m. CT on 12/28/19 and ends 11:59 p.m. CT on 12/28/19

SPONSOR: Meredith Corporation, 1716 Locust St., Des Moines, Iowa (“Sponsor”).

HOW TO ENTER: During the Sweepstakes Period, visit www.bhg.com/countdown, www.marthastewart.com/countdown, www.allrecipes.com/countdown, www.southernliving.com/countdown, www.realsimple.com/countdown (the “Website”) and follow the instructions provided to submit a completed online entry form to receive one (1) entry for the applicable Daily Entry Period. There is no cost to register or enter. Entering the Sweepstakes will automatically register entrant at www.bhg.com, www.marthastewart.com, www.allrecipes.com, www.southernliving.com, www.realsimple.com if entrant has not already registered. Entries generated by script, macro or other automated means or practices, or by any means which subvert the entry process will be void. All entries must be received by the end dates and times above to be eligible for the applicable Daily Entry Period. All entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be returned.

Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to: (i) verify any element of any entry, related materials or entrant’s eligibility; (ii) to request additional information; and (iii) to disqualify any entrant whose participation may subject the Sweepstakes, Sponsor or Sponsor's advertisers, clients, or customers to controversy, negative publicity, scorn, or ridicule. By entering this Sweepstakes, you agree to provide any documentation or information deemed necessary by, and in a form acceptable to, Sponsor to satisfy the above requirement if asked by Sponsor to do so

LIMIT: One (1) entry per person per Daily Entry Period, using only one (1) email address. Entries received from any person or email address in excess of the stated Daily Entry Period limitation will be void. You may only use one (1) email address to enter this Sweepstakes.

ELIGIBILITY: This Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the 48 contiguous United States and the District of Columbia, excluding Alaska and Hawaii, 21 years of age or older. Employees of Sponsor and any other organizations affiliated with the sponsorship, fulfillment, administration, prize support, advertisement or promotion of the Sweepstakes and each of their respective parents, agents, affiliates, subsidiaries, and advertising and promotion agencies, and their immediate family members (regardless of where they reside) or household members, whether or not related, are not eligible to enter or win. “Immediate family members” shall mean spouses, parents, step-parents, children, step-children, siblings, step-siblings, and their respective spouses. “Household members” shall mean people who share the same residence at least three months a year.

WINNER SELECTION/DRAWING: Approximately one (1) business day following the conclusion of each Daily Entry Period, Sponsor will conduct a random drawing from all eligible entries for each Entry Period, respectively, and select one (1) potential winner per Daily Entry Period (for a total of thirty (30) potential winners). Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received in each Daily Entry Period. Non-winning entries from one (1) Daily Entry Period drawing will not carry over to subsequent Daily Entry Period drawings.

WINNER NOTIFICATION: Potential winners will be notified via email and/or mail. Potential winners may be required to complete and have notarized an Affidavit of Eligibility, IRS W9 form, and Release of Liability/Publicity (where legal) within ten (10) days of date of notification or an alternate winner for applicable prize may be selected in a random drawing from among all remaining eligible entries. If such documents are not returned within the specified time period, prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, Sponsor is unable to contact a potential winner or a potential winner is not in compliance with these Official Rules, that prize will be forfeited and, at Sponsor’s discretion, an alternate winner may be selected for the applicable prize.

PRIZE DETAILS (30) (One (1) per Daily Entry Period): The prizes awarded for each Daily Entry Period and the Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of each are as follows. If any of the prizes are unavailable and/or out of stock, you will receive an Amazon gift card in the amount of the prize.

Daily Entry Period

Date of Featured Prize

Prize

ARV

1

11/29

Ugg Comforter Set

$249.00 (Depending on size)

2

11/30

LED Ceramic Trees

$359.50

3

12/1

KitchenAid Stand Mixer

$299.95

4

12/2

Holiday Dinnerware 12 Pc Set

$515.00

5

12/3

Apple Watch

$349.00

6

12/4

Mercury Glass Trees

$237.00

7

12/5

Pan Pro 6-pc Bakeware Set

$99.95

8

12/6

Instant Pot

$99.99

9

12/7

Lit Birch Wreath

$149.00

10

12/8

Silver Reindeer

$210.75

11

12/9

2-Way Brewer Coffee Maker

$59.99

12

12/10

Vintage Car & Camper

$169.99

13

12/11

Apple AirPods

$144.00

14

12/12

Jolly Bird Comforter Set

$298.50 (Depending on size)

15

12/13

Pre-Lit Wooden House

84.99

16

12/14

Ninja Air Fryer

$99.99

17

12/15

Lit Pine Wreath

$169.00

19

12/16

iRobot Roomba Vacuum

$229.99

19

12/17

Petaluma Black Metal Lanterns

$219.85

20

12/18

Luxome Weighted Blanket

$139.99

21

12/19

Cast Iron Round Cocotte

$419.99

22

12/20

Vera Bradley Cozy Blanket

$70.00

23

12/21

Echo Plus

$149.99

24

12/22

Plaid Patchwork Quilt Set

$484.00 (Depending on size)

25

12/23

Mini Keurig

$77.95

26

12/24

Sleigh Shelf

$129.99

27

12/25

KitchenAid Stand Mixer

$299.95

28

12/26

Fire TV Stick with Echo Dot

$79.98

29

12/27

Aera Smart Diffuser

$200.00

30

12/28

Faux Fur Throw

$169.00

Total ARV for all prizes: $6,266.28.

Odds of winning will depend upon the total number of eligible entries received throughout each Sweepstakes Period, but is estimated at 1:15,000 per period.
PRIVACY: Registration at www.bhg.com, www.marthastewart.com, www.allrecipes.com, www.southernliving.com, www.realsimple.com is required to enter the Sweepstakes. When you register, we collect personally identifying information about you, including your name, complete mailing address, and email address. Your email address will not be sold or rented to third parties. For more information about how Sponsor uses the information you provide, see Sponsor’s privacy policy at www.meredith.com/privacy.html.

ARBITRATION: Except where prohibited by law, as a condition of participating in this Sweepstakes, entrant agrees that: (1) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, or the prize awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; and exclusively by final and binding arbitration under the rules of the American Arbitration Association and held at a AAA regional office in New York, NY; (2) the Federal Arbitration Act shall govern the interpretation, enforcement and all proceedings at such arbitration; and (3) judgment upon such arbitration award may be entered in any court having jurisdiction. Under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental or consequential damages including attorney’s fees or any other damages, other than for entrant’s actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e., costs associated with participating in this Sweepstakes), and entrant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.

RELEASES: By participating in this Sweepstakes, entrants agree to release Sponsor and any other organizations affiliated with the sponsorship, fulfillment, administration, prize support, advertisement or promotion of the Sweepstakes and each of their respective parents, agents, affiliates, subsidiaries, 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 any and all actions, claims, injury, loss or damage arising in any manner, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from participation in this Sweepstakes and/or acceptance, use or misuse of any prize (or any portion thereof).

OTHER: Released Parties are not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, damaged, inaccurate, stolen, undelivered, garbled or misdirected entries or registrations; or for lost, interrupted or unavailable network, server, Internet Service Provider (ISP), website, or other connections, availability or accessibility or miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, telephone or cable transmissions, lines, or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties, or other errors or difficulties of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic, computer, network, typographical, printing or otherwise relating to or in connection with the Sweepstakes, including, without limitation, errors or difficulties which may occur in connection with the administration of the Sweepstakes, the processing of entries, the announcement of the prizes, or in any Sweepstakes-related materials. Released Parties are also not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by site users, tampering, hacking or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes. Released Parties are not responsible for injury or damage to entrants’ or to any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participating in this Sweepstakes or downloading materials from or use of the website. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion to disqualify any person tampering with the entry process, the operation of the web site or otherwise in violation of these Official Rules. Sponsor further reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate or modify this Sweepstakes if the Sweepstakes is compromised by virus, technical corruption, non-authorized human intervention, or any other causes which, in the sole discretion of the Sponsor, corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, proper play or integrity of the Sweepstakes. In the event of cancellation or termination, Sponsor reserves the right to select the potential winner(s) for the Daily Entry Period drawing(s) at issue in a random drawing from among all eligible, non-suspect entries received for the applicable drawing(s) prior to date of cancellation or termination. In the event of a dispute regarding online entry, entry will be deemed made by the authorized account holder of the e-mail account associated with the entry and he/she must comply with these Official Rules. The authorized account holder is the natural person who is assigned the e-mail address by the Internet Service Provider (ISP), on-line service provider, or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS, AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR WILL DISQUALIFY ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL AND RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS’ FEES) AND OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

Except where prohibited by law, entry constitutes permission to use each entrant's name, hometown (city and state), voice, biographical information, likeness, photograph and any statements regarding this Sweepstakes in all media now known or hereafter discovered, for any purpose, including without limitation, in connection with, and to promote, market or advertise, the Sweepstakes, in whole or in part, without review, approval, credit or attribution, notification or payment from or to entrant or any person or entity, worldwide, in perpetuity, or on a winner’s list, if applicable. Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable U. S. federal, state and local laws and regulations. Grand Prize winner will be issued an IRS 1099 tax form in the amount of the prize retail value as stated herein.

WINNERS’ LIST: For the winners’ list, available after 1/6/20, send a separate, self-addressed, stamped envelope to Winners’ Names, Countdown to Christmas Sweepstakes, 1716 Locust St, LN-428, Des Moines, IA 50309.

Sweepstakes Facts

PRIZE

RETAIL
VALUE

NUMBER OF PRIZES

ODDS

Misc. “Home” Décor Actual Prizes

Prizes range between $59.99 to $515.00

30

1:15,000 per Sweeps Period

You Have Not Yet Won. All entries have the same chance of winning. No one will know who the winner is until after the Sweepstakes ends.
Entry Is Free. You don't have to buy anything to enter. Just fill out the fields in the online entry form and submit.
Buying Won't Help You Win. Chances of winning without making a purchase are the same as the chances of someone who buys something.
Entry Deadline/Sweepstakes Closing Date. To be eligible to win the prize offered in this Sweepstakes, your entry must be received by the applicable entry dates stated in this communication. If there is no Entry Deadline stated, your entry must be received by the Final Sweepstakes Closing Date of 12/28/19.
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