American Dream Builders Twitter Party Rules


Void outside the 50 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 50 United States, or the District of Columbia, 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 PERIOD: The American Dream Builder Watch Party Sweepstakes ("Sweepstakes") begins at 7:00 p.m. Central Time ("C.T.") on 4/13/14 and ends at 7:59 p.m. CT on 4/13/14 ("Sweepstakes Period"). This Sweepstakes will be divided into five (5) entry periods (each, an "Entry Period") as detailed below:

Entry Period 1: Starts on or about 7:10 p.m. C.T. when Question 1 is posted and ends at 7:19 p.m. C.T.

Entry Period 2: Starts on or about 7:20 p.m. C.T. when Question 2 is posted and ends at 7:29 p.m. C.T.    

Entry Period 3: Starts on or about 7:30 p.m. C.T. when Question 3 is posted and ends at 7:39 p.m. C.T.   

Entry Period 4: Starts on or about 7:40 p.m. C.T. when Question 4 is posted and ends at 7:49 p.m. C.T.    

Entry Period 5: Starts on or about 7:50 p.m. C.T. when Question 5 is posted and ends at 7:59 p.m. C.T.   

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

HOW TO ENTER: During the Sweepstakes Period, log in to your Twitter account and follow @BHG, if you are not doing so already. On or about the times indicated above, @BHG will tweet Sweepstakes questions related to NBC's American Dream Builders marked with the hashtag #BHGWatchParty. To enter, tweet an answer to the Sweepstakes question for the applicable Entry Period, including the hashtag #BHGWatchParty in your tweet to receive one (1) entry for the applicable Entry Period. Entries submitted during Entry Periods 1 through 4 will be entered into the respective drawing for a First Prize. Entries submitted during Entry Period 5 will be entered into the drawing for the Grand Prize.

The answer(s) to the Sweepstakes question(s) that you tweet will not affect your chances of winning.  There is no cost to enter. 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 submitted by the times indicated above to be eligible for the applicable Entry Period drawing.

Entering this Sweepstakes requires a Twitter account, which is available for free at If you choose to tweet using your mobile phone, data rates may apply. See your wireless provider for pricing plan details.  Comments or tweets that are obscene, crude, offensive or not in keeping with the Sponsor's image, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, will void the associated entries.

By submitting an entry, entrant hereby grants permission for any comment and/or tweet he/she posted in connection with this Sweepstakes to be posted on or other websites. Entrant agrees that Released Parties (as defined below) are not responsible for any unauthorized use of any comments and/or tweets by third parties.

LIMIT: Ten (10) entries per person and per Twitter account throughout the Sweepstakes Period. Entries received from any person or Twitter account in excess of the stated limitation will be void.  You may only use one (1) Twitter account to enter this Sweepstakes.

ELIGIBILITY: This Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia, 21 years of age or older. Employees of Sponsor, NBCUniversal Media, LLC 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: At the end of each Entry Period, Sponsor will conduct a random drawing from among all eligible entries received for that applicable Entry Period to select one (1) potential winner (five (5) total potential winners). Odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible entries received for the applicable Entry Period.

WINNER NOTIFICATION: Potential winners will be notified via direct message on Twitter and may be required to complete and return an Affidavit of Eligibility, IRS W9 form, and Release of Liability/Publicity within ten (10) days of date of notification or an alternate winner may be selected in a random drawing from among all remaining eligible entries. If such documents are not returned within the specified time period, a 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, prize will be forfeited and, at Sponsor's discretion, an alternate winner for the applicable Entry Period may be selected.

PRIZES (5): Grand Prize (1): A Nate Berkus for Target prize package, including one (1) copy of "The Things That Matter" signed by Nate Berkus, one (1) Stoneware Vase in Black, one (1) Stoneware Vase in White; one (1) Gold Metal Frame; one (1) Gold Turtle Box, one (1) Gold Starburst, one (1) basket, one (1) beach towel, one (1) 2'x3' Dot Scatter Rug in Black/Ivory and one (1) $250 Target gift card; Approximate Retail Value ("ARV"): $467. First Prizes (4): A $25 Target gift card and one (1) copy of "The Things That Matter" signed by Nate Berkus; ARV: $60 each. Total ARV of all prizes: $707.

Limit one (1) prize per person.  Prizes are awarded "as is" with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied by Sponsor. Winners may not substitute, assign or transfer prize or redeem prize for cash, but Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to substitute a prize (or portion thereof) with one of comparable or greater value. Winners are responsible for all applicable federal, state and local taxes, if any, as well as any other costs and expenses associated with prize acceptance and use not specified herein as being provided. Gift cards are subject to terms and conditions as specified by issuer.  All prize details are at Sponsor's sole discretion.

PRIVACY:  When you enter the Sweepstakes, we may collect personally identifying information about you, including your name, date of birth, complete mailing address, email address and Twitter handle. Your information will not be sold or rented to third parties. Entrants must fully complete and submit all non-optional data requested to be eligible. Incomplete entries are void. Entrants may be given the option to receive commercial e-mails from Sponsor; however, such emails are optional. Eligibility to participate in the Sweepstakes is not dependent upon entrant's consent to receive e-mails and such consent will not affect entrant's chances of winning. For more information about how Sponsor uses the information you provide, see Sponsor's privacy policy at  IF YOU DO NOT WISH TO SHARE YOUR INFORMATION, PLEASE DO NOT ENTER THIS SWEEPSTAKES.

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 any prizes 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, NBCUniversal Media, LLC  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 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. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it believes has tampered with the entry process.  In the event of cancellation or termination, Sponsor reserves the right to select the potential winner(s) for the drawing(s) at issue in a random drawing from among all eligible, non-suspect entries received for the drawing(s) at issue 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 Twitter 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 Twitter account by Twitter. 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. Winners may be issued an IRS 1099-MISC tax form in the amount of the prize retail value as stated herein.

WINNER'S NAMES: Names of winners will be posted on on or about 5/30/14


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