Spring Fix It Now! Sweepstakes Official Rules

This sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”), is sponsored by BobVila.com, LLC (owner and operator of BobVila.com) and having a business address of Post Office Box 835, West Barnstable, MA  02668 (“Sponsor”).  The Sweepstakes begins at 1:30 a.m. Eastern Standard Time (”EST”) on April 10, 2011 and ends at 11:59 p.m. EST on April 30, 2011 (the “Entry Period”).  Prize: $500.00 Home Depot gift card and 30 minute phone consultation with Bob Vila.

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. MAKING A PURCHASE DOES NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. ODDS OF WINNING WILL DEPEND ON THE TOTAL NUMBER OF ENTRIES RECEIVED. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. ONLINE ENTRY ONLY AND INTERNET CONNECTION REQUIRED. AFFIDAVIT OF ELIGIBILITY AND RELEASE OF LIABILITY FORM MAY BE REQUIRED.

Open only to permanent legal U.S. residents. Void in all other geographic locations.  Employees of Sponsor and its respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, and advertising and promotion agencies and any other entity involved in the development or administration of this Sweepstakes, and their immediate family members or household members are not eligible to participate in or win the Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any person who fails to meet the eligibility requirements or any person it determines, in its sole discretion, to be sufficiently connected with the Sweepstakes such that such person’s participation could create the appearance of impropriety.  Entries generated by script, macro or other automated means are void, and Sponsor expressly reserves the right to disqualify any entries that it believes in good faith are generated by an automated program or via scripts. Entries that are determined, in the sole discretion of the Sponsor to constitute advertisements, commercial messages, or “spam” will be disqualified and deleted.  Void where prohibited by law. All applicable federal, state and local laws apply.

No purchase is necessary to participate in the Sweepstakes. To enter, you must complete all of the following steps during the Entry Period:

  1. Register an account at http://bit.ly/BVnewuser, if you have not done so already.
  2. Within the Community section at www.bobvila.com, access the forum entitled *Spring Fix It Now! Sweepstakes*.
  3. Write a post describing in one or two sentences 1) what’s on the top of your home repair list and 2) why (“Entry Post”).