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Nashville Diva for a Day Sweepstakes

OFFICIAL RULES

CHARLESTON, WCIV

HOW TO ENTER: NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS SWEEPSTAKES. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE OR IMPROVE YOUR CHANCE OF WINNING. The "Nashville Diva for a Day Sweepstakes" (the "Sweepstakes") begins on or about 12:01 a.m. PT on Monday, September 17, 2012, and ends at 11:59 p.m. PT on Wednesday, October 10, 2012 (the "Sweepstakes Period"). Beginning at 12:01 a.m. PT on Monday, September 17, 2012 you may enter this Sweepstakes via the Internet by logging on to www.NashvilleDivaForADay.com/CHARLESTON, following all entry directions, (including, without limitation, your phone number and email address (the "Address") and where you can be contacted on or after the Drawing Date, as defined below), and submitting your entry. Incomplete, illegible, false/deceptive, and ineligible entries are void and will be disqualified, as are any entries made (a) by any method other than that set forth in this Rule Number 1, and/or (b) via any automated sweepstakes entry service or program(s). Limit one (1) entry per person and/or per e-mail address per day. For purposes of these Official Rules, a "day" is defined as any 24-hour period beginning at 12:01 a.m. PT and ending at 11:59 p.m. PT. All entries must be received by 11:59 p.m. PT on Wednesday, October 10, 2012. Sweepstakes Administrator's computer is the official clock for this Sweepstakes. All entries submitted become the sole property of the Sponsor, and will neither be acknowledged nor returned. By entering this Sweepstakes, the entrant will also receive one (1) entry in the national "Nashville Diva for a Day Sweepstakes" (the "National Sweepstakes"). See www.NashvilleDivaForADay.com/NATIONAL for official rules for the National Sweepstakes.

ELIGIBILITY: To enter the Sweepstakes, you must be a U.S. citizen or lawful permanent U.S. resident and reside in the WCIV Designated Market Area ("DMA") as determined by Nielsen Media Research Services throughout the entire Sweepstakes Period. You must also be 18 years of age or older as of the commencement of the Sweepstakes Period. Sweepstakes is void in Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, U.S. Military installations in foreign countries, all other U.S. territories and possessions, and where restricted or prohibited by law. This Sweepstakes, and any website pages and advertisements relating thereto, is intended for viewing only within the continental United States. United States law governs this Sweepstakes. Employees, consultants, independent contractors or interns who are currently performing services or who within the six (6) months prior to September 17, 2012 have performed services for American Broadcasting Companies, Inc., 500 S. Buena Vista Street, Burbank, CA 91521 (the "Sponsor"), Impact Marketing & Promotions (the "Sweepstakes Administrator"), their advertising and promotion agencies, and any other entities participating in the design, promotion, marketing, prize provision, administration or fulfillment of this Sweepstakes, as well as each of their respective parent corporations, subsidiaries and affiliated entities (collectively, the "Sweepstakes Entities"), and their Immediate Families (as defined herein) and household members (whether or not related to such employees), are ineligible to participate in this Sweepstakes. As used herein, "Immediate Families" means spouses, mothers, fathers, siblings, children, step-children, uncles, aunts, nephews, nieces, grandparents and in-laws, regardless of their place of residence.

DRAWING AND NOTIFICATION: The potential Grand Prize winner will be selected from among all eligible entries received in a random drawing to be held on or about October 11, 2012 (the "Drawing Date") by Sweepstakes Administrator whose decisions are final and binding as to all aspects of this Sweepstakes. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received. The potential Grand Prize winner will be notified by telephone and/or email on or about October 11, 2012. The potential Winner must complete and return an affidavit of eligibility and publicity release (except where prohibited) and agree to accept the Grand Prize within ten (10) days from the time personal contact is made; otherwise such potential Grand Prize winner will be disqualified and an alternate potential Grand Prize winner will be selected. The return of a potential winner's notification, prize information, or the prize as undeliverable, or the rejection of the prize by the potential Grand Prize winner will result in disqualification of the potential Grand Prize winner and the selection of an alternate potential Grand Prize winner. Sponsor reserves the right to modify the notification procedures in connection with the selection of any alternate potential winner(s). In the event of a dispute about the identity of an entrant, each entry shall be deemed to have been made by the Authorized Account Holder of the Address on the time and date of entry. The "Authorized Account Holder" is defined as the natural person to whom the Address was assigned by an Internet Service Provider, online access provider, or other organization (e.g., business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted Address. Sponsor reserves the right to require that the winner provide proof that (s)he is, and at the date and time of entry was, the Authorized Account Holder of the Address associated with the winning entry. If you are the winner of the National Sweepstakes you cannot win this Sweepstakes.

PRIZES: One (1) Grand Prize will be awarded to Winner. The "Grand Prize" will consist of: one thousand dollars ($1,000) to be awarded as a check made payable to Winner or in such other form as designated by Sponsor in its sole discretion. (Approximate Retail Value ("ARV") of Grand Prize: $1,000.) All taxes and other unspecified expenses, costs or fees associated with acceptance and/or use of the Grand Prize are the responsibility of the Winner. No transfer or other substitution of prizes allowed except that Sponsor reserves the right in Sponsor's sole discretion to substitute a prize or prize component of comparable or greater value. Winner must abide by all Sweepstakes rules and restrictions. Additional restrictions may apply.

PRIZE CONDITIONS: The potential Grand Prize winner will be required to execute an Affidavit of Eligibility, a Liability Release, a Tax Acceptance Form, and, except where prohibited by law, a Publicity Release (the "Winner's Affidavit/Release"). If the potential Grand Prize winner fails to sign and return any portion of the Winner's Affidavit/Release, as the case may be, within the specified time, or if an entrant is found to be ineligible, or if an entrant does not comply with the Official Rules, then the potential Grand Prize winner may be disqualified and an alternate potential Grand Prize winner will be selected at Sponsor's discretion. Sponsor is not responsible for fraudulent calls or emails made to entrants by third parties. All federal, state and/or other tax liabilities (including income taxes) arising from this Sweepstakes will be the sole responsibility of the winner. Except where prohibited by law, the winner's entry and acceptance of the prize constitutes permission for the Sweepstakes Entities to use, in perpetuity on a worldwide basis, the winner's name, photograph, likeness, statements, biographical information, voice, and address (city and state) for promotional or advertising purposes in connection with this Sweepstakes in all forms of media, now or hereafter known, without the winner's review or permission, and without the payment of any compensation. All entries are subject to verification prior to the awarding of the Grand Prize, as are the eligibility, age, and other claims of/information provided by a potential Grand Prize winner. If any prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, this will result in disqualification and an alternate Grand Prize winner will be selected. Sponsor reserves the right to modify the notification procedures in connection with the selection of the alternate winners, if any.

SWEEPSTAKES CONDITIONS: VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. This Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws of the United States. By participating, entrants agree to be fully and unconditionally bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor and Sweepstakes Administrator, and waive any right to claim any ambiguity in these Official Rules or the administration of the Sweepstakes. Entrants also hereby release, discharge, indemnify and hold harmless the Sweepstakes Entities and each of their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives, attorneys and agents from and against any and all claims, damages and losses of any kind including, without limitation, attorneys' fees, and costs of litigation and settlement, as well as any liability due to any injury(s) and/or disability(s) to any person (including death) resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from (i) the participation in this Sweepstakes and/or in any Sweepstakes-related activity, (ii) printing, distribution or production errors in these Official Rules or in any Sweepstakes materials or documents; and (iii) the redemption, acceptance, possession, ownership, or use/misuse of the Grand Prize or any portion thereof. Sponsor and/or the Sweepstakes Entities, in their sole discretion, may rescind all or any portion of this promotion found to contain such errors without liability of any kind or nature. NEITHER SPONSOR NOR THE SWEEPSTAKES ENTITIES MAKE ANY WARRANTY, REPRESENTATION OR GUARANTEE, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, IN FACT OR IN LAW, PERTAINING TO THE USE OF THE GRAND PRIZE OR ANY PORTION THEREOF, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THOSE PERTAINING TO QUALITY, MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. FURTHER, SPONSOR AND THE SWEEPSTAKES ENTITIES EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ANY AND ALL RESPONSIBILITY FOR ACTS, OMISSIONS, OR DELAYS OF ANY GOVERNMENTAL OR QUASI-GOVERNMENTAL AUTHORITY, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY COSTS OR EXPENSES INCURRED AS A RESULT THEREOF OR IN CONNECTION THEREWITH.

RESTRICTIONS: At Sponsor's sole and absolute discretion, Sponsor may substitute different prizes of equal or greater value. Sponsor shall not be liable to any winner or any person claiming through such winner for failure to supply the prize or any part thereof by reason of any Acts of God, any action(s), regulation(s), order(s) or request(s) by any governmental or quasi-governmental entity (whether or not the action(s), regulations(s), order(s) or request(s) prove(s) to be invalid), equipment failure, threatened or actual act(s) of terrorism, air raid, blackout, act of public enemy, earthquake, war (declared or undeclared), fire, flood, epidemic, explosion, unusually severe weather, hurricane, embargo, riot, strikes, lock-outs, industrial disputes, labor dispute or strike (whether legal or illegal), labor or material shortage, transportation interruption of any kind, work slow-down, civil disturbance, insurrection, or any other cause beyond Sponsor's sole control.

LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY: Neither Sponsor nor any of the Sweepstakes Entities are responsible for: (1) lost, late, misdirected, undeliverable or incomplete entries due to system errors or failures, faulty transmissions or other computer, Internet or telecommunications malfunctions; (2) technical failures of any kind; (3) failures of any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes; (4) unauthorized human and/or mechanical intervention in any part of the entry process or the Sweepstakes; (5) technical or human error which may occur in the administration of the Sweepstakes or the processing of entries; or (6) any injury or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrant's participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt or use of any prize. If for any reason an entry is confirmed by the Sweepstakes Administrator to have been erroneously deleted, lost or otherwise destroyed or corrupted, entrant's sole remedy is to submit another entry during the Sweepstakes Entry Period. Sponsor may prohibit an entrant from participating in the Sweepstakes or winning a prize if, in Sponsor's sole discretion, it determines that said entrant is attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes by cheating, hacking, deceitful, or other unfair playing practices (including the use of automated quick entry programs or services), or if the entrant is or intends to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other entrant(s) or any representative(s) of Sponsor or any of the other Sweepstakes Entities. If for any reason this Sweepstakes is not capable of being run or implemented as planned, including, but not limited to, as the result of viruses, bugs, unauthorized human intervention, fraud, Acts of God, acts or regulations of any governmental authority, war, national emergency, accident, fire, riot, strikes, lock-outs, industrial disputes, acts of terrorism or other matters beyond the Sponsor's reasonable control which corrupt, prevent or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play of a Sweepstakes so that, in Sponsor's sole discretion, it cannot be conducted as originally planned, the Sponsor has the right to cancel, terminate or suspend that Sweepstakes; and in such event, to select winners by random drawing from among all eligible Entries received up to such time of cancellation, termination or suspension; ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT/PERSON TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE IN VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS. SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO PURSUE ALL AVAILABLE RIGHTS AND REMEDIES, WHETHER CIVIL AND/OR CRIMINAL, INCLUDING DAMAGES, ATTORNEYS' FEES, AND COURT COSTS, AGAINST ANY SUCH ENTRANT/PERSON.

GOVERNING LAW: The Sweepstakes and these Official Rules will be governed by the state of California without regard for its conflict of laws rules. In the event that any dispute arises regarding the Sweepstakes or the Grand Prize, the federal and/or state court of appropriate jurisdiction located in Los Angeles, California shall have exclusive jurisdiction with respect thereto. Any dispute(s) of whatever kind or nature in connection with this Sweepstakes shall be brought individually without resort to any form of class action.

JURY TRIAL WAIVER: EXCEPT AS PROHIBITED BY LAW AND AS A CONDITION OF PARTICIPATING IN THIS SWEEPSTAKES, ENTRANT HEREBY WAIVES ANY RIGHT HE/SHE MAY HAVE TO A TRIAL BY JURY IN RESPECT OF ANY LITIGATION DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY ARISING OUT OF, UNDER OR IN CONNECTION WITH THIS SWEEPSTAKES, ANY DOCUMENT OR AGREEMENT ENTERED INTO IN CONNECTION HEREWITH AND ANY OF THE TRANSACTIONS CONTEMPLATED HEREBY OR THEREBY.

PRIVACY POLICY AND TERMS OF USE: BY ENTERING THIS SWEEPSTAKES, EACH ENTRANT ACKNOWLEDGES AND AGREES THAT: (i) THE ENTRANT HAS OPTED-IN TO ABC'S PRIVACY POLICY ON THE SWEEPSTAKES ENTRY PAGE LOCATED AT www.abc.go.com; AND (ii) BY OPTING-IN, THE ENTRANT HAS READ AND CONSENTS TO SPONSOR'S PRIVACY POLICY AND TERMS OF USE. EACH ENTRANT FURTHER ACKNOWLEDGES THAT IF HE/SHE IS CHOSEN AS A WINNER, CERTAIN OF HIS/HER IDENTIFYING INFORMATION MAY BE DISCLOSED TO THIRD PARTIES AT LEAST AS REQUIRED BY LAW INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ON A WINNER'S LIST.

RULES/WINNER(S) LIST: For a copy of the Official Rules, log onto www.NashvilleDivaForADay.com/CHARLESTON. For a winner's list (available after the completion of the Sweepstakes), log onto www.NashvilleDivaForADay.com/CHARLESTON. Winner's list will be posted until November 30, 2012. Any mail-in requests submitted will be automatically destroyed without opening.

SPONSOR: American Broadcasting Companies, Inc., 500 S. Buena Vista Street, Burbank, CA 91521.

SWEEPSTAKES ADMINISTRATOR: Impact Marketing & Promotions, 19236 Cammie Lane, Tarzana, CA 91356.

© 2012 American Broadcasting Companies, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

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