Contest Rules

posted: 01/15/15

You could win a chance to meet Stacy London and a $2,500 shopping spree!





1. ELIGIBILITY: TLC's Love, Lust or Run Photo Contest ("Contest") is open only to (i) legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia, (ii) who are 18 years of age or older at time of entry, (iii) who have access to the Internet, and (iv) have a valid Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram account. Employees, officers and directors of Discovery Communications, LLC ("Sponsor"), Promotion Mechanics, Inc. ("Promotion Administrator"), their parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, TV production partners, advertising agencies, promotional suppliers (collectively, "Contest 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. Subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited or restricted by law.

2. AGREEMENT TO OFFICIAL RULES: Participation in the Contest constitutes the entrant's full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these Official Rules and the decisions of the Contest Entities, which are final and binding. Winning is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein. An entrant may be disqualified in Sponsor's sole discretion if he/she fails to comply with any of the terms of these Official Rules.

In addition to compliance with these Official Rules, participants must also comply with the terms of service of the applicable social media platform (,, and/or, as applicable). Note that your entry via Facebook, Twitter or Instagram will not be considered successfully submitted if your account settings prevent Sponsor from seeing your entry. Neither Facebook, Twitter nor Instagram are participants or sponsors of this Contest, nor do they endorse, administer or promote this Contest. You are providing your information to Sponsor and not to Twitter, Facebook or Instagram. Any questions, comments or complaints regarding this Contest should be directed to the Sponsor, not Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.

A Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram account is required to enter. Should multiple users of the same Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram account enter the Contest and a dispute arises thereafter regarding the identity of the entrant, the authorized account holder of said social media account associated with the entry, at time of submission, will be deemed to be the entrant. The "authorized account holder" is the natural person assigned to the social media account by the applicable social media platform. Potential winners may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holder. Normal Internet access and usage charges imposed by your online service will apply. If you participate from your mobile phone, such activity will be subject to the charges pursuant to your wireless service provider's rate plan. Please consult your wireless service provider for more information.

3. ENTRY PERIOD/PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: The Contest begins at 11:00 AM Eastern Time ("ET") on January 23, 2015 and ends at 9:00 PM ET on January 23, 2015 ("Entry Period"). Periodically during the Entry Period, fashion tips from fashion expert Stacy London will be aired on TLC. Entrants are to post an original photo of themselves showing one of Stacy's fashion tips in action on Twitter or Instagram, or on TLC's Facebook page, and tag it with #LoveLustRun. Entries on Twitter and Instagram must also include Sponsor's user name (@TLC). Entries will be judged by a panel of judges selected by Sponsor to select one (1) winner, according to the criteria set forth in Section 6 below. See Section 7 below for complete prize description.

4. TO ENTER: You may enter this Contest by posting an original photo of yourself in which you show one of Stacy London's fashion tips in action, to Twitter, Instagram, or TLC's Facebook page, and tagging it with #LoveLustRun (an "Entry), during the Entry Period. Entries on Twitter and Instagram must also include Sponsor's user name (@TLC). Sponsor discourages the creation of multiple Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram accounts.

By submitting an Entry, you represent and warrant that the entry is wholly original, the Entry does not infringe the intellectual property, privacy or publicity rights or any other legal or moral rights of any third party, the entry has not previously been entered in any other Contest, the Entry has not been previously published in any medium, you own all rights to the Entry, the Entry complies with the respective terms of service for Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter, as applicable, and the Entry conforms to the "Additional Requirements" defined below. You further represent and warrant that you have obtained written permission from each person whose name, image or likeness ("Likeness") is included in the Entry, that such person(s) have granted you all necessary rights to use the Likeness as described in these Official Rules, and that you can and will give written copies of such permissions to the Sponsor upon request. If your Entry includes the Likeness of a person who is under the age of 18 or under the age of majority in his/her jurisdiction of residence, whichever is greater (a "Minor"), such grant of rights must include written permission from the Minor's parent or legal guardian, authorizing the use of the Minor's Likeness on behalf of the Minor. Further, if the submitted photo was taken by anyone other than you, you represent and warrant that such person(s) have granted you all rights to the photo, and that you can and will give written copies of such permissions to the Sponsor upon request. Once submitted, an Entry may not be changed, altered, modified or deleted.

By submitting an Entry, you grant Sponsor and its affiliated companies, and their agents, licensees and assigns the unconditional and perpetual right and permission to reproduce, encode, store, copy, transmit, publish, post, broadcast, display, publicly perform, adapt, modify, create derivative works of, exhibit, and otherwise use the Entry or part thereof (with or without using your name) in any media throughout the world for any purpose, without limitation, and without additional review, compensation, royalty, or approval from you or any other party. You agree that, upon request by the Sponsor, you will sign copyright assignments as necessary to assign any and all rights to the photo to Sponsor. By submitting an Entry, you further agree not to instigate, support, maintain, or authorize any action, claim, or lawsuit against the Contest Entities, or any other person or entity, on the grounds that any use of the Entry, or any derivative works, infringes any of your rights, including, without limitation, copyrights and moral rights. You further acknowledge that Sponsor, its affiliated companies, and their agents, licensees and assigns is in no way obligated to broadcast, publish or use your Entry in any way. Nothing herein shall constitute an employment, joint venture, or partnership relationship between you and the Sponsor or any other Contest Entities. In no way are you to be construed as the agent or to be acting as the agent of the Sponsor or any other Contest Entities.

Entries will be reviewed for compliance with the Entry parameters set forth, and if accepted, will be posted by Sponsor at, as part of a photo gallery. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to decide if any Entry is appropriate for posting or publication and may disqualify any Entry at any time in the event it is determined, in the Sponsor's sole discretion that the Entry is not appropriate, or, that the contestant has not complied with these Official Rules.

5. ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Photographs must not contain personally identifiable information such as last names, addresses, phone numbers, or email addresses. Entrants must not engage in any violent, dangerous, or illegal behavior in creating an Entry. Entries must not contain inappropriate content, including but not limited to vulgarity, obscenity, lewd, pornographic or violent material, or materials which promote hate or violence. Entries must not defame, misrepresent or contain disparaging remarks about Sponsor or its products, or other people, products or companies. Entries must not defame or invade the privacy or publicity rights of any person, living or deceased, or otherwise infringe upon a person's personal or proprietary rights. Entries that do not include all required information and do not adhere to the foregoing and following requirements or are deemed to be immoral, obscene, profane or not in keeping with Sponsor's image (all as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion) will be considered void.

6. JUDGING: Entries will be judged by a panel of judges selected by Sponsor to select one (1) winner based on the highest scoring entry. Entries will be judged according to the following criteria, weighted equally: Creativity, Originality, Appeal, and Adherence to Contest theme. In the event of a tie, the tie will be broken based on the highest Appeal score. The judges' decisions are final and binding.

Notwithstanding any other provision of these Official Rules, if at any time during the Entry Period, the judging rounds or at any time thereafter, the Sponsor determines that not enough or no eligible entrants exist from which to determine the winners, then Sponsor may in its sole and exclusive discretion determine that not enough or no eligible contestants exist, and then may either suspend or terminate the Contest or modify it (or any parts thereof) in any equitable manner that Sponsor deems appropriate in its sole and exclusive discretion, including, without limitation, by not awarding any one or more of the prizes set forth in these Official Rules.

7. PRIZE: One (1) Grand Prize: a fashion consultation in New York City with Stacy London. The prize consists of round trip coach air travel for one (1) person to New York, NY, from a major commercial airport near winner's residence (as determined by Sponsor); hotel accommodations for 3 days/2 nights; airport/hotel ground transportation; a consultation with fashion expert Stacy London; and $2,500 spending money. Total approximate retail value of Grand Prize is $4,500. Actual value will be determined by winner's residence and seasonal rates. All expenses and incidental travel costs not expressly stated in the package description above, which may include but not be limited to, ground transportation, meals, incidentals, passenger tariffs or duties, surcharges, airport fees, service charges or facility charges, personal charges at lodging, security fees, taxes or other expenses are the sole responsibility of winner. All travel details will be at Sponsor's discretion. Trip must be taken at a time to be determined by Sponsor. Prize will be forfeited if winner is unable to travel during designated time period. Travel and accommodations are subject to availability and certain restrictions. No compensation will be made in the event of the cancellation or delay of any flight. Airline tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable and are not valid for upgrades or frequent flyer miles. All airline tickets are subject to the vagaries of flight variation, work stoppages, and schedule or route changes. Winner will be responsible for all necessary travel authorizations, for any travel insurance and for all trip expenses not specified. Air carriers, hotels and other transportation will be selected by Sponsor. Fashion consultation with Stacy London is dependent upon Stacy London's schedule. If for any reason, the Sponsor is unable to provide the fashion consultation portion of the prize, no compensation will be awarded in lieu thereof, but remainder of prize package will be awarded. If the winner lives within 100 miles of New York, New York (as determined by Sponsor), Sponsor reserves the right to substitute ground transportation in lieu of airfare at its sole discretion, and any difference in value will not be awarded.

Winner must comply with any applicable hotel check-in requirements, such as presentation of a major credit card. Room taxes and other hotel fees may not be included and if applicable may be payable at the time of check-out by the winner or guest.

In the event the winner engages in behavior that, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, is obnoxious or threatening, illegal or that is intended to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person, Sponsor reserves the right to terminate the trip or other applicable experience early, in whole or in part, and send the winner and his or her travel companion home with no further compensation.

The restrictions and conditions stated herein are not all-inclusive and the described above may be subject to additional restrictions and conditions, which may be stated in any correspondence with Sponsor or other travel documents.

No prize transfer or cash redemption permitted. No prize substitution, in whole or in part, except by Sponsor due to prize unavailability, safety or security considerations, or any other reason as solely determined by Sponsor, in which case a prize of comparable or greater value will be awarded.

8. WINNER NOTIFICATION: The potential winner's social media name/handle will be announced at during the 9:00 to 10:00 PM ET hour on January 23, 2015. The potential winner will then be contacted either via a private Facebook message from TLC's Facebook page, through a Direct Message from TLC on Twitter, or through an Instagram comment from TLC, depending on how potential winner entered the Contest.

To claim prize, potential winner will be required to respond to Sponsor's notification within twenty four (24) hours after transmission of the aforementioned message and provide his/her full name, email address, physical mailing address, date of birth, and phone number. Subsequently, the potential winner will receive additional prize claim instructions by mail and/or email and will be required to complete, sign, have notarized, and return an Affidavit of Eligibility/Liability Release. If the potential winner is 18 or older, as 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. All requested documents must be returned to Sponsor within time period specified at time of prize notification.

At the sole discretion of the Sponsor, disqualification, prize forfeiture and the selection of an alternate winner may result from any of the following: a potential winner's failure to respond to initial notification within twenty-four (24) hours after its transmission; the failure of notification due to deactivation of the potential winner's account(s) prior to receipt of notification; a potential winner's Twitter or Instagram account settings prevent the potential winner's updates/responses from being visible in Sponsor's @Reply inbox; potential winner's failure to provide Sponsor with satisfactory proof of age, identity and residency; potential winner's failure to complete and return required documents by the date specified in winner's notification; and any other non-compliance with these Official Rules.

By accepting a travel prize, the winner represents that he/she understands that travel, whether by plane, automobile, or other conveyance, or by foot, and in the air, contains some inherent element of risk of accident, illness, injury, loss or death, which may be caused by negligence, forces of nature, or other agencies, known or unknown. The winner further represents that he/she recognizes that such risks may be present at any time before, during and after the trip. In order to be considered a travel prize winner and partake of the enjoyment of this trip, the winner must be willing to accept the risk, and to confirm his/her acceptance to such risk in writing at Sponsor's request.

9. CONDUCT: By entering the Contest, entrants agree to comply with and be bound by these Official Rules. Failure to comply with the Official Rules may result in disqualification from the Contest. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any entrant it finds to be: tampering or attempting to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Contest; violating the Official Rules; violating the terms of service, conditions of use or general rules or guidelines of any Sponsor property or service; or acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with the intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person or whose acts or deeds (actual or perceived) would or might be deemed detrimental to Sponsor's reputation, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Any false information provided within the context of the Contest by any entrant concerning identity, postal address, ownership of right or non-compliance with Official Rules may result in the immediate elimination of the entrant from the Contest. Sponsor further reserves the right to disqualify any Entry that it believes in its sole and unfettered discretion infringes upon or violates the rights of any third party, or does not comply with the Official Rules. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE, MOBILE SITE OR SERVICE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND/OR CIVIL LAWS. SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES AND OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

10. GENERAL: All taxes on prize and all expenses not specified are the sole responsibility of the winner. By participating, entrants agree to these Official Rules and decisions of Sponsor and judges, which shall be final in all respects relating to this Contest; to release, discharge and hold harmless Contest Entities, Facebook, Inc., Twitter, Inc., and Instagram, LLC, from any and all injuries, liability, losses and damages of any kind resulting from their participation in the Contest or their acceptance, use or misuse of prize including, without limitation, personal injury, death and property damage; and if a winner, to permit Contest Entities to use his/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 affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, agents and representatives, 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 Contest 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, and to proceed in such a manner as may be deemed fair and equitable by Sponsor in its sole discretion. This Contest 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.

11. INDEMNIFICATION: You agree to indemnify and hold the Contest Entities harmless from any and all claims, damages, expenses, costs (including reasonable attorneys' fees) and liabilities (including settlements), brought or asserted by any third party against any of the Contest Entities due to or arising out of your Entry, or your conduct in creating an Entry or otherwise in connection with the Contest, including but not limited to: claims for trademark infringement; copyright infringement; violation of an individual's right of publicity or right of privacy; or defamation.

12. USE OF ENTRY INFORMATION: The collection and use of entrant information will be governed by Sponsor's on-line privacy policy, available for viewing at

13. WINNER LIST: To receive a list of winners, mail a self-addressed, stamped envelope to be received by February 28, 2015, to: TLC's Love, Lust or Run Photo Contest Winner List, PMI Station, PO Box 750, Southbury, CT 06488-0750 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)2015 Discovery Communications, LLC. All rights reserved.

Any third party trademarks mentioned herein are the property of their respective trademark owners. The use or mention of such third party trademarks in these Official Rules or in the Contest is solely for descriptive purposes and shall in no way imply an endorsement or sponsorship of the Contest.

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