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Rules for Giveaways

TheHomeTheaterDIY organizes and sponsors promotions, giveaways, and contests awarding various prizes to participants.

The promotions, giveaways, and contests are regulated by Contest Rules (hereinafter “Rules”). Participation in any of these contests constitutes the Participant’s agreement and acceptance of these Rules. All federal, state, local, municipal laws and regulations apply.

In this document both Contest and Giveaway are referring to the exact same promotion.



This Contest is open to those who sign up at the [Campaign URL] and who are 18 years old as of the date of entry.

The Contest is only open to legal residents of The United States of America and Canada and is void where prohibited by law.

Employees of TheHomeTheaterDIY, Employees of Sponsor, and other companies associated with the promotion of the Contest, its
affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, and suppliers, and immediate family members (spouse, parents, siblings, and children) and/or those living in the same household of Employees are not eligible to participate in the Contest.

The Contest is subject to all federal, state, local, municipal laws and regulations.

Contest Period

TheHomeTheaterDIY will run a monthly giveaway for our email subscribers. After one has entered the giveaway, that person is automatically entered for all future giveaways, unless specified by TheHomeTheaterDIY.

Entry Rules

The Contest must be entered by submitting a Full Name and Email Address using the online form provided at [Contest URL] or at any email opt-in box that appears on

You may enter the Contest only once and you need to provide any information that might be necessary. Any attempt of circumvention of the rules will result in immediate disqualification from the Contest.

Rights Granted by Contest Participants

By entering this Contest and sending your Name and Email Address the Participant understands and agrees that TheHomeTheaterDIY and/or anyone acting on behalf of TheHomeTheaterDIY has the right, where permitted by law, to use the content and personal information for any promotional purposes without limitation and without any further compensation, notice, review, or consent.

Disclaimer of Responsibility

TheHomeTheaterDIY is not responsible for problems with Contest entries, including but not limited to, entries which are lost, late, misdirected, damaged, incomplete, illegible, or cannot be completed due to electronic or technical difficulties, even if the problem is the result of the sole
or partial negligence of TheHomeTheaterDIY.


Winner of the Contest (hereinafter “Winner”) will receive the prize which is determined by TheHomeTheaterDIY. The prize cannot be redeemed for cash or substituted for another prize, and is non-transferable.

Prize-related expenses including all federal, state, and local taxes represent the sole financial responsibility of the Winner. The prize is given with no written, express, or implied warranty. Any prize not claimed within 7 days will be forfeited by the winner and remain the property of TheHomeTheaterDIY.

Acceptance of the prize gives TheHomeTheaterDIY permission to use the Winner’s personal details for advertising purposes without further compensation, unless it is prohibited by law.

Winner Selection and Notification

Winner will be selected randomly under the supervision of TheHomeTheaterDIY. Winner will be informed about the prize by email within 7 days following the Winner selection to claim the prize.

TheHomeTheaterDIY is not responsible if the Winner fails to receive the notice about the prize due to any security settings or provision of incorrect
contact information. If the Winner fails to respond within the required time period, the prize may be forfeited and an alternate Winner may be randomly selected.

If the Winner is considered a minor in their place of residence, TheHomeTheaterDIY reserves the right to place the prize in the name of the Winner’s parent or legal guardian who will be requested to sign the Declaration of Claim on the Winner’s behalf.

Acceptance of the prize given in this Contest is in accordance with any and all federal, state, and local laws and regulations. If the Winner is disqualified for any reason, TheHomeTheaterDIY is not obliged to provide an alternate prize or extend the Contest Period in any way, and all privileges as Winner will be terminated immediately.

Participants who provide false, fraudulent or deceptive entries or who engage in false, fraudulent or deceptive acts in connection with the Contest will be disqualified and subject to criminal prosecution.

How to Claim the Prize

The Winner will have their prize mailed to them from either TheHomeTheaterDIY’s Office or a selected online retailer. If the prize is mailed to the Winner, they assume the risk of the prize’s safe arrival.

Terms & General Conditions

TheHomeTheaterDIY reserves the right to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Contest should virus, bug, non-authorized human intervention, fraud, or any other cause affect the administration, security, fairness, or proper conduct of the Contest.

If such case occurs, TheHomeTheaterDIY may select the Winner from all eligible entries. Any attempt by an entrant to deliberately damage the Winner selection process and the legitimate operation of the Contest may be a violation of criminal and civil laws.

Limitation of Liability

By entering the Contest, You agree to release and hold harmless TheHomeTheaterDIY and its subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers, and directors from any liability, illness, injury, death,
loss, litigation, claim, or damage that may occur, directly or indirectly, whether caused by negligence or not, from:
(i) such entrant’s participation in the Contest and/or his/her acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of any prize or any portion thereof;
(ii) technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to the malfunction of any computer, cable, network, hardware, software, or other mechanical equipment;
(iii) the unavailability or inaccessibility of any transmissions, telephone, or Internet service;
(iv) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Contest;
(v) electronic or human error in the administration of the Contest or the processing of entries.

Disputes and Arbitration


As a condition of participating in this Contest, the participant agrees that any and all disputes that cannot be resolved between the parties, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Contest, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively before a court located in Georgia having jurisdiction.

Privacy Policy

Information submitted with an entry is subject to the Privacy Policy stated on the TheHomeTheaterDIY’s website.

To read the Privacy Policy, click here.


The Sponsor of all Contests or Giveaways is TheHomeTheaterDIY unless specified.

The manufacturer of the product is in no way sponsoring or endorsing TheHomeTheaterDIY unless specified.


TheHomeTheaterDIY may utilize Facebook to promote sweepstakes or giveaways. The Participant understands and agrees that any such promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook.