Official Contest Rules

The Greenville News Spruce Your Space Sweepstakes

1. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR TO WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR ODDS OF WINNING. SUBJECT TO APPLICABLE FEDERAL, STATE, LOCAL AND MUNICIPAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.

2. Eligibility. Subject to the additional restrictions below, The Greenville News Spruce Your Space Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open to residents of the states of Georgia, South Carolina and North Carolina who are 18 years or older at the time of entry. Employees and contractors of The Greenville News (“Sponsor”), Gannett Co., Inc., All About Flooring, CPI Security Systems, Firehouse Casual Living, Freeman Gas, GBS Lumber, Hired Killers Pest Control, Jeff Lynch Appliance and TV Center, Sanders Heating and Air, Spruce Services and Solutions, and each of their respective affiliated companies, and advertising and promotional agencies, and the immediate family members of, and any persons domiciled with, any such employees or contractors, are not eligible to enter or to win.

3. How To Enter. The Sweepstakes will begin at 8:00 a.m. (E.T.) on September 23, 2014 and end at 10:00 p.m. (E.T.) on October 4, 2014 (the “Sweepstakes Period”).

Internet Entry: Enter by visiting the The Greenville News Spruce Your Space Sweepstakes official registration page on GreenvilleOnline website (www.greenvilleonline.com/spruce) and completing all of the required information and following all posted instructions. Complete the entry form and any other required fields and then submit your entry by clicking on the “SEND” button. Multiple entrants are not permitted to share the same email address. Your computer must accept cookies, or any successor or similar technology, which may be used for the purpose of entry tracking. Ad blocking software on your computer needs to be disabled so that it doesn’t interfere with processing your entry.

In-Person Entry: Enter in person by visiting participating merchants during regular business hours (a list of participating merchants is below, completing an Official Entry Form, and depositing your entry form in the designated entry box.

You may enter the Sweepstakes as often as you like but only one (1) prize per person. By entering, you agree to the terms of these Official Rules and to receive e-mails from Sponsor or those directed by Sponsor. You can opt-out of the receipt of such e-mails by following the directions on the Sweepstakes website or in any email received from Sponsor.

All entries become property of Sponsor and none will be returned.

4. Winner Selection. On or about October 10, 2014 two (2) Grand Prize Winners (one from Internet entries and one from In-Person entries) will be selected in a random drawing from among all eligible entries received.

5. Prizes and Odds. Internet Entry Grand Prize: $1,500 voucher to be used at up to two of the participating retail locations or service providers listed below. (ARV: $1,500). In-Person Entry Grand Prize: $1,500 voucher to be used at up to two of the participating retail locations or service providers listed below. (ARV: $1,500). Vouchers expire December 31, 2014.

Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.

6. Winner Notification and Acceptance. Winners will be notified on or about October 10, 2014 at the telephone number provided on winner’s entry form. Sponsor will call during regular business hours at number provided on entry form and will leave no messages. Failure to reach winner by phone after three (3) attempts may result in disqualification of winner, forfeiture of his or her interest in all prizes, and selection of a substitute winner from among all remaining eligible entries. To claim prize, each winner must personally visit Sponsor’s offices at 305 S. Main St, Greenville, SC 29601 within five (5) business days after notification (office visits must be between the hours of 9 a.m. (E.T.) and 5 p.m. (E.T.) weekdays) and a valid photo identification may be required. Winners may waive their right to receive prizes. Prizes are nonassignable and nontransferable. No substitutions allowed by winner. Prizes are not redeemable for cash. Prizes and individual components of prize packages are subject to availability and Sponsor reserves the right to substitute prizes of equal or greater value. Winners are solely responsible for reporting and payment of any taxes on prizes. Winners may be required to complete an affidavit of eligibility/liability and publicity release (except where prohibited by law) which must be returned as directed by Sponsor. Failure to sign and return the affidavit or release, or to comply with any term or condition of these Official Rules, may result in a winner’s disqualification, the forfeiture of his or her interest in the prize, and the award of the prize to a substitute winner. Except where prohibited, acceptance of any prize constitutes winner’s consent to the publication of his or her name, biographical information and likeness in any media for any commercial or promotional purpose, without limitation the Internet, or further compensation. Prizes not won and claimed by eligible winners in accordance with these Official Rules will not be awarded and will remain the property of Sponsor.

7. Participation. By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify persons found tampering with or otherwise abusing any aspect of this Sweepstakes as solely determined by Sponsor. In the event the Sweepstakes is compromised by a virus, non-authorized human intervention, tampering or other causes beyond the reasonable control of Sponsor which corrupts or impairs the administration, security, fairness or proper operation of the Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to suspend, modify or terminate the Sweepstakes. Should the Sweepstakes be terminated prior to the stated expiration date, Sponsor reserves the right to award prizes based on the entries received before the termination date. Sponsor will not be responsible for incomplete, lost, late, postage-due, misdirected or illegible entries (either photos or ballots), poor quality photos, or for failure to receive entries or votes or other electronic communications due to transmission failures or technical failures of any kind, including, without limitation, malfunctioning of any network, hardware or software, whether originating with sender or Sponsor. The authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at time of entry will be considered the entrant. An “authorized account holder” shall mean the natural person assigned to such e-mail account by the Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with such e-mail account. A potential winner may be requested to provide proof that he or she is the authorized account holder of the e-mail address associated with a winning entry. In the event of a dispute, all online entries will be deemed to have been submitted by the owner of the ISP account from which they were sent. For these purposes, an ISP account holder shall mean the natural person assigned to such ISP account by the Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning ISP addresses for the domain associated with such ISP account. Any questions regarding the number of entries or votes submitted by the owner of an ISP account shall be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion.

8. Construction. The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. In the event that any such provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable, these rules shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or unenforceable provision was not contained therein.

9. Sponsor. The Greenville News Spruce Your Space Sweepstakes is sponsored by The Greenville News. The decisions of Sponsor regarding the selection of winners and all other aspects of the Sweepstakes shall be final and binding in all respects. Sponsor will not be responsible for typographical, printing or other inadvertent errors in these Official Rules or in other materials relating to the Sweepstakes. For a list of winners (available after October 22, 2014) or a copy of these Official Rules, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to “Winners List/Official Rules” (as applicable), The Greenville News Spruce Your Space Sweepstakes, 305 S. Main St, Greenville, SC 29601. If you have any questions regarding this Sweepstakes, please contact Darrell Lewis, dklewis@gannett.com.

LIST OF PARTICIPATING MERCHANTS FOR IN-PERSON ENTRY

All About Flooring
2333 N Pleasantburg Dr
Greenville SC 29609

All About Flooring
3245 Wade Hampton Blvd
Taylors SC 29687

CPI Security Systems
250 Adley Way
Greenville SC 29607

Firehouse Casual Living
601 Congaree Rd
Greenville SC 29607

Freeman Gas
2494 New Easley Hwy
Greenville SC 29611

GBS Lumber
103 Old Mill Road
Mauldin SC 29607

Hired Killers Pest Control
1360 Lake Cunningham Rd
Greer SC

Jeff Lynch Appliance and TV Center
17 Roper Mountain Rd
Greenville SC 29607

Sanders Heating and Air
621 Keith Dr
Greenville SC 29607

Spruce Services and Solutions
9 Ramseur Ct
Greenville SC 29607

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