THE VIEW'S WHOOPI'S 2022 FAVORITE THINGS SWEEPSTAKES
American Broadcasting Companies, Inc. (hereinafter referred to as “Sponsor”).
The View’s Whoopi's Favorite Things Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia, who are twenty-one (21) years of age or older (or the age of majority in the jurisdiction of their residence, whichever is older at time of entry). Void in Guam, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands and other U.S. Territories, and where prohibited or restricted by law.
Any individuals (including, but not limited to, employees) who have, within six (6) months prior to the start date of the Sweepstakes, performed services for American Broadcasting Companies, Inc., as well as persons involved in the creation, development or production (including cast and crew) of The View television show, and/or their respective parent, subsidiary, related, affiliated and successor companies, and immediate family and household members of such individuals, are not eligible to enter or win. “Immediate family members” shall mean parents, stepparents, children, stepchildren, siblings, step-siblings, grandchildren, step-grandchildren, or spouses, regardless of where they live. “Household members” shall mean people who share the same residence at least three (3) consecutive months a year, whether related or not.
III. HOW AND WHEN TO ENTER
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. The Sweepstakes begins at 11:00 AM Eastern Time (“ET”) on Nov. 10, 2022 and ends at 11:59 PM ET on Nov. 13, 2022 (the “Sweepstakes Period”). Sponsor’s computer is the official clock for this Sweepstakes.
Enter via the following method:
Visit The View’s official website (abcnews.com/theview) or Facebook page (facebook.com/theview), click on the “WHOOPI'S FAVORITE THINGS SWEEPSTAKES” image/post, and complete and submit an entry form requiring the following information: first and last name, contact phone number, a valid email address and date of birth.
Entries are limited to one (1) entry per person per day regardless of how many email addresses and/or Facebook accounts a person may have. Entrants who have won a prize from Sponsor in the last six (6) months are not eligible. Entrants consent to use of provided phone number and email for potential winner notification.
Note, by entering through Facebook, you are providing your information to Sponsor and not to Facebook as this Sweepstakes is not sponsored, endorsed or administered by Facebook nor is Facebook associated with this Sweepstakes in any way. Any questions, comments or complaints regarding this Sweepstakes must be directed to Sponsor, and not to Facebook.
If entrant chooses to enter using a mobile device, standard data rates may apply. Check your carrier for any applicable charges.
IV. HOW AND WHEN WINNERS WILL BE SELECTED AND NOTIFIED
On Monday, Nov. 14, 2022, one (1) winner will be randomly selected from all eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period. In the event a potential winner is deemed ineligible, fails to comply with Sweepstakes procedures, or is not available to claim the prize for any reason, then an alternate winner will be selected at random, time permitting.
Potential winners will be notified on or about 6:00 PM ET on on Monday, Nov. 14, 2022 via the contact phone number and/or email address provided in the entry form. Additionally, Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, elect to announce the potential winner’s name on the air. Potential winner must respond to Sponsor’s notification attempt within seventy-two (72) hours in order to claim the prize. Potential winner must return any required documents from Sponsor (e.g., identity verification, affidavit of eligibility, prize release, publicity release, etc.) within the time period specified by Sponsor. If a potential winner fails to respond or return the required documents within the specified time, such potential winner will forfeit the prize.
Odds of winning depend on number of valid entries received.
Final determination of the winner is always conditional on verification of eligibility and compliance with all rules and procedures.
One (1) winner will receive nine (9) items and one (1) trip featured in The View’s ‘Whoopi's Favorite Things’ segment that aired on Nov. 10, 2022 (the “Prize”), which includes:
Trip prizing includes: One (1) vacation package for two (2) people for three (3) nights and four (4) days at the All-Inclusive Garza Blanca Resort & Spa in Cancun to be awarded to the winner of the sweepstakes, and the vacation package shall consist of the following:
Items that are not included as part of the winning vacation package(s) are: meals, hotel room service, laundry service, alcoholic beverages, merchandise, souvenirs, etc., local and long distance telephone calls, tips, gratuities, service charges or taxes. All other charges and items not otherwise described above.
Winning vacation rules include, but are not limited to:
Travel companions on any prize trip must be eighteen (18) years of age or older, or if a minor, must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Travel companions will be required to sign and return a travel liability/publicity release prior to awarding of the prize. All travelers must travel together on the same itinerary and possess all required travel documents prior to awarding of travel prizes.
Actual Retail Value of the Prize: $4,196
The ARV's of all prizes are furnished by the prize suppliers. For travel prizes where air transportation is included, the round-trip coach-class air transportation element of the prize begins and ends at a major commercial airport near winner's residence or in some cases from selected gateways as designated in the travel prize package. Sponsor reserves the right to structure travel route in its sole discretion. If winner elects to travel without a guest(s), no additional compensation will be awarded. In the event that a prize component is not available during the time of the trip for whatever reason (e.g., weather conditions), then remaining elements of prize or prize components shall constitute full satisfaction of Sponsor's prize obligation to winner and no additional compensation will be awarded in lieu thereof. Prize winner and/or his/her travel guest(s) must have/present at least one major credit card in good standing in order to check into a hotel, cruise or resort.
No substitution allowed except, at Sponsor's sole discretion, a prize of equal or greater value may be substituted. Sponsor will not replace any lost, mutilated or stolen tickets, travel vouchers, certificates or prizes. Prize elements may not be separated. Airline tickets issued in conjunction with the prize are not eligible for frequent flyer miles, and no code share flights may be used.
In the event a traveler and/or his or her travel companions engage in behavior that (as determined by Sponsor in Sponsor’s 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 winner and travel companion home with no further compensation.
Some restrictions may apply. 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. For prizes valued over $600, winner must submit a validly executed IRS form W-9.
Winner is not entitled to exchange or transfer Prize or to obtain cash or other substitutes, but Sponsor in its sole discretion may substitute prizes of equal or greater value. Furthermore, Sponsor will not replace mutilated, stolen, or lost checks.
By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which shall be final in all respects.
By participating in this Sweepstakes and accepting any prize that they may win, entrants agree to release American Broadcasting Companies, Inc., Facebook, and their respective parent, subsidiary, affiliated and successor companies, any 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 (including, but not limited to, the Photos), 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, and (b) winner must sign and return affidavit of eligibility/compliance with rules, publicity/liability release and indemnification all within the time period specified by Sponsor.
VII. MISCELLANEOUS; WINNERS LIST
Void where prohibited. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply.
Sponsor 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 Sweepstakes as originally planned.
For winner’s name, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to The View, Attn: Sweepstakes Administrator, 147 Columbus Ave., New York, NY 10023 within sixty (60) days after Sweepstakes Period end date. Vermont residents may omit return postage.