Contestant must then submit the following:
Personal Information: Contestant’s first name, last name, e-mail address, home phone number, mailing address and date of birth (“Personal Information”).
Contestant will also be required to check a box acknowledging that Contestant is at least 18 years of age and another box that Contestant has read and accepts this Contest’s Official Rules.
A photograph and photograph title of what the number 10 means to Contestant (collectively, the “Photo”)
A written statement of no more than approximately three hundred (300) words about how long Contestant has been following Ellen on Facebook and why Contestant deserves to win a trip to “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” (the “Statement”)
WINNER SELECTION PROCESS: During the Contest Period, Sponsor, at its sole discretion, will select approximately twenty-five (25) Photos and Statements for final voting by the judging panel. The finalists’ Photos and Statements will be voted on by a panel of judges selected by Sponsor in Sponsor’s sole discretion. The winning Photo and Statement will be determined, at the sole discretion of the judging panel, based 33.3% on creativity, 33.3% on originality, and 33.3% on appropriateness to the theme of the Contest (i.e., how long have you been following Ellen on Facebook and why do you deserve to attend a taping of “The Ellen DeGeneres Show?”). The Photo/Statements entries receiving the most votes by the judges will receive the Grand Prize (as defined below, the “Prize”). The winning Photo/Statement will be selected by the judges within twenty-four (24) hours following the closing of the Contest Period. In the event of a tie, the potential winner will be the Contestant whose Photo/Statement is considered more creative as determined by the judges.
GRAND PRIZE: There shall be ten (10) Grand Prizes. Each “Grand Prize” winner will receive:
Roundtrip economy class airfare for the Prizewinner to the greater Los Angeles area Hotel accommodations in the greater Los Angeles area for two (2) nights for the Prizewinner
One (1) ticket to a live taping of “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” during the 2013 12 Days of Giveaways (exact date to be determined at Sponsor’s sole discretion)
TOTAL APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUE (“ARV”) OF EACH GRAND PRIZE: $1,500.00
TOTAL ARV OF ALL GRAND PRIZES: $15,000.00