Wedding Dresses & Style

Gold Coin Giveaway Official Rules

posted: 04/14/14
by: TLC





1. ELIGIBILITY: The Vows "I Found the Gown" Sweepstakes ("Sweepstakes") is open to legal U.S. residents 18 years of age or older at the time of entry. Employees, officers and directors of Discovery Communications, Inc. ("Sponsor"), its promotional partner RLT Enterprises, Promotion Mechanics, Inc. ("Promotion Administrator"), their parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, TV production partners, advertising agencies, promotional suppliers (collectively, "Sweepstakes Entities") and the immediate family members (spouses and parents, children and siblings and their spouses, regardless of where they live) or members of the same households (whether related or not) of such individuals are not eligible. All applicable federal, state, and local rules apply. Void in Puerto Rico and where prohibited or restricted by law.

2. TO ENTER: The Sweepstakes begins on April 25, 2014 at 10:00 PM Eastern Time ("ET") and ends at 9:00 AM ET on June 23, 2014 ("Sweepstakes Period"). To enter, visit, access the online entry form, and provide the information requested. Prior to entry you will be asked to count the number of gold coins pictured on the question page, but you do not have to choose the correct answer to be entered in the Sweepstakes. Limit one entry per person per day. By entering, participants warrant and represent that they agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the final decision of the Sponsor and Promotion Administrator.

3. RANDOM DRAWING - PRIZE - ODDS OF WINNING: On June 23, 2014 at 11:00 AM ET, the Promotion Administrator, an independent judging organization, will conduct a random drawing from among all eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes to award one (1) Grand Prize consisting of a $3,000 Vows Bridal Outlet gift certificate to be used toward the purchase of a designer bridal gown at Vows Bridal Outlet in Watertown, MA, or at Use of gift certificate is subject to Vows Bridal Outlet's in-store policies and/or's Internet shopping policies. Gift certificate expires on April 1, 2015.

Odds of winning will be determined by the number of eligible entries received. No prize transfer or cash redemption. No prize substitution, in whole or in part, except by Sponsor due to prize unavailability or any other reason as solely determined by Sponsor, in which case a prize of comparable or greater value will be awarded.

4. WINNER NOTIFICATION: On June 23, 2014, between 1:00 PM ET and 4:00 PM ET, the potential winner will be notified by telephone at the telephone number provided on the entry form. If the potential Grand Prize winner is not available or if there is no answer at the time a notification telephone call is made, a phone message will be left (if possible). Any such phone message will instruct the potential Grand Prize winner to call a specified telephone number within twenty-four (24) hours after the time that the notification message was left. Potential Grand Prize winner must call the specified number, identify him/herself and confirm his/her eligibility and desire to accept the Grand Prize within such twenty-four (24) hour period, or prize will be forfeited and awarded to an alternate winner. A potential Grand Prize winner will only be notified one time as set forth above for attempted prize notification. The winner's name may be announced on air during the June 27, 2014 episode of "I Found the Gown" on TLC.

Potential Grand Prize winner will be required to complete an affidavit of eligibility, a liability release and (where legal) a publicity release, which must be returned within time period specified in notification letter or an alternate winner may be selected. If Grand Prize winner is 18 or older, as is required for entry, but not of the age of majority in state of residence, prize will either be awarded in the name of parent or legal guardian, or parent or legal guardian must ratify and sign any and all documents required of winner.

5. GENERAL: Taxes on prize and all expenses related to acceptance and use of prize are the sole responsibility of winner. By participating, entrants agree to these rules and decisions of Sponsor and Promotion Administrator, which shall be final in all respects relating to this sweepstakes; to release, discharge and hold harmless Sweepstakes Entities from any and all injuries, liability, losses and damages of any kind resulting from their participation in the sweepstakes or their acceptance, use or misuse of prize including, without limitation, personal injury, death and property damage; and if a winner, to permit Sweepstakes Entities to use his or her name, photograph, likeness, statements, biographical information, voice, voice likeness and city and state address for advertising, publicity and promotional purposes in all media, including but not limited to on air and within, in perpetuity, without compensation (unless prohibited by law) and agree to execute specific consent to such use upon request. Sponsor, its promotional partner, their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, agents and representatives, Promotion Administrator, and the officers, directors and employees of each are not responsible for and shall not be liable for any telecast, cable or telephone malfunctions, human error, satellite transmission failures, or delayed telecasts or preemption of or the failure of a cable affiliate to televise TLC(R) or any affiliated Sponsor network in all or any parts of the United States; electronic, hardware or software program, network, Internet or computer malfunctions, failures, or difficulties of any kind, including without limitation, server malfunction or by any human error which may occur in the processing of entries; failed, incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmissions; late, lost, misdirected or incomplete entries or postage-due mail; or any condition caused by events beyond the control of the Sponsor that may cause the promotion to be disrupted or corrupted. Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, modify or suspend the sweepstakes or any portion thereof should virus, bugs or other causes beyond the control of Sponsor corrupt the administration, security or proper play of the promotion, in which case prize will be awarded via a random drawing from among all eligible entries received prior to cancellation. Entry information becomes property of Sponsor. No prize transfer or cash redemption. No prize substitution, in whole or in part, except by Sponsor and/or its promotional partner due to prize unavailability or any other reason as solely determined by Sponsor, in which case a prize of comparable or greater value will be awarded. Internet entry must be made by the entrant only at the authorized web site address of Entries may not be made by any other individual or any entity, and/or originating at any other Internet website or e-mail address, including but not limited to commercial sweepstakes subscription notification and/or entering service sites. Any winner who enters by any of the methods described above will be disqualified and an alternate winner selected. Use of any device to automate entry is prohibited. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any entry at any time in the event it is determined that the entrant has not complied with these Official Rules. This sweepstakes is governed by the laws of the State of Maryland, with jurisdiction and venue in Montgomery County, Maryland, and all claims must be resolved in the courts of Montgomery County, Maryland.

6. ENTRY INFORMATION: Please note that by entering this sweepstakes and by checking the "opt-in" boxes on the entry form for this promotion, you are agreeing that the Sponsor may share your entry information (including your name, address, email address, etc.) with our promotional partners and other parties; and granting us, our promotional partners and other third parties with which we choose to share your information, permission to contact you about our upcoming shows, promotions or for other reasons. You may enter this sweepstakes but keep your entry information private by not checking the "opt-in" boxes on the entry form. The collection and use of entrant information will be governed by Sponsor's on-line privacy policy, available for viewing at

7. WINNER LIST: To receive the winner's name, mail a self-addressed, stamped envelope to be received by July 31, 2014, to: Vows "I Found the Gown" Sweepstakes Winner List, PMI Station, PO Box 750, Southbury, CT 06488-0750.

Sponsor: Discovery Communications, LLC, One Discovery Place, Silver Spring, MD 20910.

Promotion Administrator: Promotion Mechanics, Inc., 87 South Main Street, Newtown, CT 06470.

(C)2014 Discovery Communications, LLC All rights reserved.

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