Peninsula Home & Garden Show Promotion

Official Rules
February 13, 2009 10:30:02 AM PST


Peninsula Home & Garden Show hereafter referred to as "Sponsor."

ABC7 KGO-TV hereafter referred to as "Administrator."


Open only to legal residents of California, 18 years of age or older and must be in the ABC7 KGO-TV viewing area as defined by the A.C. Nielson Company (Alameda, Contra Costa, Lake, Marin, Mendocino, Monterey, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Solano & Sonoma counties).

Any individuals (including but not limited to employees, consultants, independent contractors, and interns) who have, within the past six months, performed services for Peninsula Home & Garden Show & ABC7 KGO-TV San Francisco, and their respective parent, subsidiary, and affiliated companies and entities, their advertising/promotional agencies or vendors and the immediate family/ members of the same household of anyone so employed are ineligible., any organizations responsible for sponsoring, fulfilling, administering, advertising or promoting the sweepstakes or supplying the prize, and/or their respective parent, subsidiary, affiliated and successor companies, and immediate family and household members of such individuals, are not eligible to enter or play. "Immediate family members" shall mean parents, step-parents, children, step-children, siblings, step-siblings, or spouses. "Household members" shall mean people who share the same residence at least three months a year.



Go to and complete an Official Entry Form. You must include your first and last name, complete address, day and evening telephone numbers, date of birth and e-mail address.

Sweepstakes begins on February 13, 2009 and ends on February 18, 2009. Entries must be electronically submitted and received by 11:59 PM Pacific Standard Time (PST) February 18, 2009.

Sponsor & Administrator 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 infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or other causes that corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the sweepstakes, Administrator reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process, and to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the sweepstakes. No responsibility is assumed for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or 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 Web-site, 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. In the event of a dispute over an electronic entry, prize will be awarded to the owner of the e-mail account, not the name on the entry form.

Contest participants may also submit postcards to be entered. Print your name, address, date of birth, and phone number on a standard 3.5"x5" postcard. Entries must be sent to "Peninsula Home & Garden Show," ABC7, 900 Front St., San Francisco, CA 94111. You may enter more than once, but each entry must be postmarked individually and no mechanically produced entries will be allowed.

Sweepstakes begins on February 13, 2009 and ends on March 18, 2009. Entries must be submitted and received by 11:59 PM Pacific Standard Time (PST) March 18, 2009.

Sponsor & Administrator not responsible for mail that is lost, stolen, late, illegible, incomplete, damaged, mutilated, misdirected, altered, tampered with, or postage-due.

Entries remain the property of Sponsor & Administrator and will not be returned or acknowledged.

Participants must provide a valid e-mail and/or mailing address. It is the sole responsibility of the entrant to notify the Sweepstakes Administrator in writing if the entrant changes his/her e-mail and or mailing address. (To do so write to: "Peninsula Home & Garden Show Promotion" 900 Front St., San Francisco, CA 94111) In case of dispute as to identity of a winner who entered online, winner will be deemed to be the person who is the registered user of the e-mail address submitted in the winning entry.


Winners will be selected at random on or about February 18, 2009 from all valid internet entries and mail-in entries received.

Winner will be notified by phone and/or mail.

Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received and the date on which your entry is submitted.

Drawing will be conducted by Administrator. By participating, entrants agree to the Official Rules and the decisions of the Administrator, which shall be final and binding in all respects.


Grand Prize: The "Ultimate Backyard," including landscaping and patio furniture.

ARV of Grand Prize: $15,000.00 US Total Value.

Final actual value at time of booking and travel may be substantially more or less depending on dates of travel, point of origin and ticket availability. Some restrictions apply.

All expenses not specifically provided for herein are the winner's sole responsibility. Certain travel restrictions may apply. Saturday night stay may be required.

Federal, state and local taxes, if any, are the sole responsibility of the winner, who will receive an IRS Form 1099 reflecting the final actual value of any prize valued at $600 or more.

Winners are not entitled to exchange or transfer prizes or to obtain cash or other substitutes, but Sponsor in its sole discretion may substitute prizes of equal or greater value.

Prize is subject to availability. Sponsor is not responsible for cancellation or preemption of show/contest/event/meeting or for other circumstances that make it impractical or impossible to fulfill this element of the prize. This element of the prize has no approximate retail value, and if it becomes impractical or impossible to fulfill this element, Sponsor's only obligation will be to provide the remainder, if any, of prize.


By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these official rules and the decisions of the Sponsor and the sweepstakes Administrator, which shall be final in all respects.

By participating in this sweepstakes and accepting any prize that they may win, entrants agree to release Peninsula Home & Garden Show, ABC7 KGO-TV San Francisco, their parent, subsidiary, 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 any and all actions, claims, injury, loss or damage arising in any manner, directly or indirectly, from participation in this sweepstakes and/or acceptance or use of the prize.

Entrants authorize the Released Parties to use their name, voice, likeness, biographical data, city and state of residence and entry materials in programming or promotional material, worldwide in perpetuity, 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.

To claim prize, (a) winner must provide proof of age, identity and residency, (b) winner must sign and return affidavit of eligibility/compliance with rules, publicity/liability release and indemnification, and (c) winner's intended guest(s) or travel companion(s), if any, must sign liability/publicity release, all within the time period specified by Sponsor.


Void where prohibited. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply.

Administrator reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process and to cancel, terminate, modify and/or suspend the sweepstakes in the event of tampering or other circumstances, including but not limited to acts of God or civil disturbance that render it impractical or impossible to complete or fulfill the contest as originally planned.

For the names of the prizewinners, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to "Peninsula Home & Garden Show" Winners, 900 Front St., San Francisco, CA 94111 by March 18, 2009.