Enter the public broadcasting is...giveaway!

The public broadcasting is... giveaway has ended - but we will be in touch with the winners soon! Thank you to everyone who submitted photos!

Twelve Great Public Broadcasting Prizes:



HOW TO ENTER THE ABOVE GIVEAWAY: No contribution or purchase is necessary. Submit photographs online using this form between 9:00 a.m. ET on Thursday, December 22, 2011 and 11:59 p.m. ET on Monday January 16, 2012. No limit on the number of unique entries submitted by an entrant, and multiple unique entries allowed.

ELIGIBILITY: Open only to legal residents of any one of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia who are 13 years of age or older at time of entry. THIS GIVEAWAY IS INTENDED FOR PLAY IN THE UNITED STATES ONLY. DO NOT ENTER THIS GIVEAWAY UNLESS YOU ARE LOCATED IN THE UNITED STATES AT THE TIME OF ENTRY. The following persons are not eligible: Persons who on or after April 15, 2011, were or are employees of Sponsor, Association of Public Television Stations,  American Public Media or any related organizations,   or the employee’s immediate family, or persons living in the same household. Void where prohibited by law.

PHOTOGRAPH SPECIFICATIONS. To be considered for the Giveaway, the submitted photo(s) (“Photo(s)”) must meet the following requirements:
1. Photos must feature the “Public Broadcasting Is...” sign with additional text or graphic. Image may any number of scenes including individuals, groups, animals, signs, buildings, landscapes, media. Additional restrictions may apply, see item #4 below.
2. Entrant must own all rights to the Photos. (See "Releases" below.)
3. Photos must be in digital format. Only online entries will be eligible. No print or film submissions will be accepted for entry into this Giveaway. The Photo need not be taken with a digital camera; scans of negatives, transparencies, or Photographic prints are acceptable. All digital files must be 5 megabytes or smaller, must be in JPEG or JPG format, and must be at least 600 pixels wide (if a horizontal image) or 600 pixels tall (if a vertical image).
4. Photos that include sculptures, statues, paintings, and other works of art will be accepted as long as they do not constitute copyright infringement or fraud. When photographing the work of others, it must be as an object in its environment and not a full-frame close-up of another person's art.
6. The Photo must not, in the sole discretion of Sponsor, contain obscene, provocative, defamatory, sexually explicit, or otherwise objectionable or inappropriate content.

RELEASES. If the Photo contains any material or elements that are not owned by the Entrant or that are subject to the rights of third parties, and/or if any persons appear in the Photo, then the Entrant is responsible for obtaining any and all releases and consents necessary to permit the use of the Photo as described in these Official Rules without additional compensation. Upon Sponsor's request, each Entrant must be prepared to provide (within seven (7) calendar days of receipt of Sponsor's request) a signed written license from the owner of any individual or any private property included in the Photo entry. All releases must be in the form provided by Sponsor. Failure to provide such releases upon request may result in disqualification and selection of an alternate Winner.

LICENSE. By entering the Contest, the Entrant grants an irrevocable, perpetual, worldwide non-exclusive license to Sponsor and its related companies or partners to reproduce, distribute, and display the Photo entry (along with a name credit) 1) in connection with the Contest and promotion of the Contest, including, but not limited to the Sponsor’s 170MillionAmericans.org web site and the Sponsor’s Facebook page or Twitter account, and 2) in any other noncommercial use in any media now or hereafter known. Sponsor will not be required to pay any additional consideration or seek any additional approval in connection with such use. Sponsor or its related organizations may use Winner's name and likeness for advertising, fundraising, promotional or publicity purposes without further compensation.

PRIZES:   Each of twelve (12) winners (each, a “Winner”) will receive one (1) of the following prizes:   

Essential Pepin (Retail Value $40.00)

Jacques Pepin gift package of DVDs and books (Retail value: $60.00 )

Jean-Michel Cousteau: Ocean Adventures - Complete DVD Set (Retail value: $44.95)

Ken Burns and Lynn Novick Prohibition DVD (Retail value: $39.99)

Steve Jobs - One Last Thing DVD (Retail value: $24.99)

Antiques Roadshow: Royal Blue Fleece Blanket  (Retail value: $19.99)

Sesame Street Envirosax market bags – ELMO (Retail value: $9.95)

The Splendid Table Duo, Cookbook and Apron (Retail value: $50.95)

A Prairie Home Collection DVD Set (Retail value: $39.95)

Best of Wait, Wait…Don't Tell Me! (2 CDs) (Retail value: $22.95)

Car Talk Classics: Four Perfectly Good Hours (4 CDs) (Retail value: $29.95)

NPR's Funniest Driveway Moments CD Gift Set (Retail value: $32.95)

Winners are responsible for any and all costs associated with using the prize. Prizes are nontransferable, are not good for cash, and cannot be exchanged for other merchandise. Winners will receive delivery of their individual prizes as arranged by Sponsor.

SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION OF WINNER: Every eligible entry will be included in the Giveaway. Winners will be drawn at random by Sponsor on Tuesday January 17, 2012, and one (1) Winner and two (2) back up names will be drawn from all eligible entries for each prize in order listed above. Winners will be notified by e-mail or phone.
 The Winners may be announced in multiple places including but not limited to on 170MillionAmericans.org, Facebook, other social media sites, or other public media sites.
If Sponsor is unable to reach a Winner via email or if the Winner is unable to accept the prize by 5:00 p.m. Friday January 20, 2012, then the unawarded prize will go to another selection thereof until the prize is awarded. The rules detailing Giveaway eligibility and method of drawing Winners are on file at Sponsor.

GENERAL: By participating in this contest, Entrants agree 1) to be bound by the Official Rules and 2) that Sponsor and related organizations, their agents and employees have no liability whatsoever for any injuries, losses, or damages of any kind which result from use of the prize, or by participation in the contest. Expenses as a result of winning this prize are the responsibility of the Winner.

RESTRICTIONS: By participating in the 170MillionAmericans.org “Public Broadcasting Is...” Giveaway, an Entrant agrees to be bound by these Official Rules, and by all decisions of Sponsor.
SPONSOR: 170MillionAmericans.org, 480 Cedar Street, St. Paul, MN 55101, 651-290-1500