Contest begins April 1, 2009 and ends May 30, 2009
. Entries must be received by 11:59 p.m., E.T., on May 30, 2009. Entries will not be acknowledged or returned. Sponsor: Meredith Corporation, 1716 Locust St., Des Moines, Iowa.
ENTRY: Visit and tell us in 50-75 words your best tip for keeping your home clean while doing your part to protect the environment. Tips must be written and created by entrant, unpublished and may not have won any previous prize or award.
LIMIT: One entry per household.
No group entries. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to reject and disqualify any tips or related materials that are obscene, defamatory, profane, offensive, lewd, pornographic, false, misleading, deceptive, or otherwise inconsistent with its editorial standards, audience expectations, or reputational interests or that Sponsor believes may violate any applicable law or regulation or the rights of any third party. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to verify any element of any entry or related materials and to disqualify any entrant whose participation may subject the contest, Sponsor, or Sponsor's advertisers, clients, or customers to controversy, negative publicity, scorn, or ridicule.
ELIGIBILITY: Legal residents of the 50 United States, and the District of Columbia, 21 years of age or older are eligible to enter, except employees of Sponsor, and any other organizations affiliated with the sponsorship, fulfillment, administration, prize support, advertisement or promotion and/or their respective agents, affiliates, subsidiaries, and members of their immediate families or persons residing at the same address.
WINNER SELECTION: On or about June 20, 2009
, a qualified panel of judges will judge eligible entries on the basis of (1) the effectiveness of the environmentally friendly household cleaning tip (50%) and (2) how the tip reflects the entrant doing his/her part to be more environmentally conscious and keep his/her home "green" (50%).
One (1) grand prize winner will be selected. Potential grand prize winner will be notified by mail and the prize delivered on or about July 20, 2009. Sponsor reserves the right to request additional information from entrants. Decisions of judges are final and binding in all respects.
PRIZING: One (1) grand prize winner will receive one (1) washing machine, model and brand chosen by Sponsor in its sole discretion, approximate retail value $600.00, plus a one (1) year supply of machine washable Libman Wonder® Mops, retail value $25.