Upside-Down Magic Sweepstakes Official Rules


  1. SPONSOR: ABC Cable Networks Group, dba Disney Channel, 3800 W. Alameda Avenue, Burbank, CA 91505 (“Sponsor”).
  2. ADMINISTRATOR: Ventura Associates International LLC, 494 Eighth Avenue, Suite 1700, New York, NY 10001 (“Administrator”), an independent judging organization whose decisions are final and binding with respect to the sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”).
  3. ELIGIBILITY: To be eligible for this Sweepstakes, at the time of entering you (referred to herein as “you” or “Entrant”) must: [a] be between the ages of six (6) and fourteen (14), inclusive, (“Child”) or the Parent or grandparent of an eligible Child, [b] be a legal resident of, and physically residing in one (1) of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia (“Territory”); [c] not be an employee of the Sponsor or Administrator, their parents, divisions, affiliates, subsidiary companies or their advertising, promotion or fulfillment agencies involved in this Sweepstakes (collectively, “Entities”), nor a Household Member (defined below) or Immediate Family Member (defined below) of such employee; [d] if you are selected as a winner, be willing to be possibly used in other content on Sponsor-selected websites and/or Sponsor’s social media pages, in connection with, or to promote the Sweepstakes and/or Website and/or for any other commercial or other purpose as determined by Sponsor (including but not limited to use on Sponsor’s social media pages), and [e] not have any contractual relationships which could interfere with or prohibit you from entering and fully participating in the Sweepstakes (Sponsor retains the right to determine in its sole discretion if an existing agreement represents a conflict).
    “Household Member” shall mean people who share the same residence at least three (3) months a year, whether related or not. “Immediate Family Member” shall mean Parents, step-parents, grandparents, children, step-children, siblings, step-siblings, or spouses, regardless of where they live.
  4. ENTRY: During the period beginning at 12:00pm (noon), July 10, 2020 and ending at 11:59 pm, July 31, 2020 (“Entry Period”), you may enter this Sweepstakes via the Internet as follows: (1) visit (“Website”), (2) follow the “How to Enter” instructions, and (3) click on the “submit” (or similar) button (“Entry”). You will need to check a box agreeing to these Rules. If this box is not checked, you will not be able to enter the Sweepstakes. For purposes of these Rules, all times and days are Pacific Time (“PT”). As part of the Entry process, an eligible entrant (“Entrant”) will be asked to complete an entry form that asks for her/his first name and her/his Parent’s email address which will be used to enter Child into the Sweepstakes. Normal Internet access and usage charges imposed by your on-line service provider will apply. Sponsor’s computer is the official time-keeping device for the Sweepstakes. It is your sole responsibility to notify the Sponsor if you change your email address (“Address”).
  5. LIMITATIONS: All Entries must be received during the Entry Period. Entries are limited to one (1) Entry per person/Address per day (regardless of whether a person has more than one Address or more than one person uses the same Address). In the event of a dispute regarding the identity of the person submitting an Entry, the Entry will be deemed to be submitted by the person in whose name the Address is registered. Entries by any method other than those set forth above in Section 4 are void. Any use of automated or programmed methods of effecting Entry is prohibited.
    For purposes of these Rules, a “day” begins at 12:00am PT and ends at 11:59pm PT except for the first day, which begins at 12:00pm (noon) PT. Neither the Entities, nor any of their officers, directors, shareholders, employees, agents or representatives (individually and collectively, “Releasees”) are responsible for: [1] Entries from persons residing, or physically located, outside the Territory; [2]Entries that are altered, delayed, deleted, destroyed, forged, fraudulent, improperly accessed, inaccurate, incomplete, interrupted, irregular in any way, late, lost, misrouted, multiple, non-delivered, stolen, tampered with, unauthorized, unintelligible or otherwise not in compliance with these Rules; [3] lost, interrupted or unavailable network, server, Internet Service Provider, Website or other connections or telephone availability or accessibility; [4]miscommunications; [5] failed computer, satellite, telephone or cable transmissions, lines or technical failure; [6] failed phone, computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures, technical errors or difficulties; [7] telephone transmissions; [8] technical failures; [9]unauthorized human intervention; [10] traffic congestion; [11] garbled or jumbled transmissions; [12] undeliverable emails resulting from any form of active or passive email filtering; [13] insufficient space in Entrant’s email account to receive email; [14] or other errors of any kind, whether due to electronic, human, mechanical, printing, production or technical errors or other causes, even if caused by the negligence of any of the Releasees. Each of such potential Entries will be disqualified and any attempt by a person to use multiple email accounts to register more than the number of Entries allowed by these Rules may result in disqualification at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Void where prohibited or restricted by law and subject to all applicable federal, state, local and municipal laws and regulations.
  6. PRIZES: FIFTY (50) PRIZES (“Prize”): Prize is an Upside Down Magic Party Pack which includes: (1) one (1) water bottle ($9.15), (2) one (1) spirit jersey (one size fits all) ($30.70), (3) one (1) robe(one size fits all) ($33.83),(4) one (1) pair of fuzzy socks ($5.79), (5) one (1) scrunchie ($1.67), (6) one (1) headband ($5.63), (7) three (3) face masks ($10.50), (8) five (5) containers of candy ($23.41), (9) two (2) packages of popcorn ($12.16), (10) one (1) mini poster, and (11) one (1) bingo card. Approximate retail value (“ARV”) for Prize: $132.84 Total ARV of all Prizes: $6,642. Limit one (1) prize per person/Address.
    All expenses not specifically mentioned herein are not included and are solely the winner’s responsibility. If the actual value of the Prize is less than the stated ARV, the difference will not be awarded. Any depiction of the Prize is for illustrative purposes only and may not reflect the actual Prize won. Prize is not redeemable for cash or transferable. No substitution allowed except, at Administrator’s sole discretion, a Prize of equal or greater value may be substituted. Administrator will not replace any lost or stolen Prize. Prize elements may not be separated. A Prize cannot be used in conjunction with any other promotion or offer. All Prizes will be awarded provided a sufficient number of eligible Entries are received, and Prizes are validly claimed by September 15, 2020 after which no alternate winners will be selected, nor unclaimed Prizes awarded.
  7. PROCEDURES: All Entries must be received during the Entry Period. On or about August 5, 2020, in random drawings conducted by the Administrator, the potential winners will be selected from among all eligible Entries received. The decision of the Administrator shall be final and binding. Odds of winning a Prize depend on the total number of eligible Entries received during the Entry Period.
  8. WINNERS: On or about August 6, 2020, potential winner(s) or their Parent will be notified via email to obtain their mailing addresses as well as any additional required information or responses. Once a mailing address is available, the potential winners or their Parent(s) will be sent the Prize. All legal responsibilities of a Minor Entrant under the Rules will be assumed by a Parent, and a Minor winner’s Prize will be awarded in the name of the Parent for the benefit of the Minor. At the sole discretion of the Administrator, disqualification, forfeiture and the selection of an alternate winner may result from any of the following: [1] a potential winner’s failure to respond to notification within three (3) business days after transmission; [2] the return of an email notification as undeliverable after three (3) attempts; [3]the return of any other notice or a Prize as undeliverable; [4] a potential winner’s failure to provide Administrator with satisfactory proof of age, identity, residency and Minor winner’s consent of Parent; [5] a potential winner’s failure to provide Administrator with satisfactory proof that he/she (or Parent) is the authorized account holder of the Address associated with the winning Entry; [6] a potential winner’s failure to provide required additional information upon Administrator’s request; [7] a potential winner’s failure to claim any Prize within four (4) business days after it is sent; [8] a potential winner’s failure to validly claim any prize by September 15, 2020; and [9] any other non-compliance with Rules. All Prizes for qualified winners will be delivered within two (2) weeks after Administrator’s receipt of valid mailing addresses and verification of eligibility and compliance with these Rules, including return of all required documentation. In the event of any Prize forfeiture, the Administrator may, in its sole discretion, award or not award the forfeited Prize to an alternate winner.
  9. PRIVACY POLICY/DATA COLLECTION: Information provided by you for this Sweepstakes is subject to Sponsor’s privacy policy located at“Privacy Policy”).
  10. CONDITIONS: By entering this Sweepstakes and/or accepting any Prize, you agree that: [1] you have all rights, permissions and consents necessary to grant the rights to Sponsor as expressed herein; [2] you will abide by and be bound by the Rules and the Sponsor’s/Administrator’s decisions and the Privacy Policy; [3] the Entry becomes solely the Sponsor’s property and will not be returned; [4] you release and hold harmless the Releasees from any and all liability for claims, injuries, losses or damages of any kind, including without limitation, death and/or bodily injury, resulting, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from the awarding, delivery, acceptance, use, misuse, possession, loss or misdirection of any prize; participation in the Sweepstakes or any Sweepstakes-related activity or travel or from any interaction with, or downloading of, computer Sweepstakes information or information accessed or acquired without authorization; [5] the Prizes are awarded “AS IS” and WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, express or implied, (including, without limitation, any implied warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose) and the Releasees do not make any representation, warranty or guarantee, express or implied, relating to the Sweepstakes or prizes; [6] a winner’s acceptance of any Prize constitutes the grant to Sponsor and assigns of an unconditional right to use winner’s name, address (city and state only), voice, likeness, photograph, biographical and prize information and/or statements about the Sweepstakes for any programming, publicity, advertising and promotional purposes without additional compensation, except where prohibited by law; [7] in the event viruses, bugs, unauthorized human intervention, Acts of God, acts or regulations of any governmental or supra-national authority, war, national emergency, accident, fire, riot, strikes, lock-outs, industrial disputes, acts of terrorism or other matters beyond the Administrator’s reasonable control, corrupt, prevent or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play of the Sweepstakes, so that it cannot be conducted as originally planned, except where prohibited by law, Administrator has the right, in its sole discretion, to modify the Rules or to cancel, modify, terminate or suspend the Sweepstakes; and in such event, to select winners by such method as Administrator in its sole discretion shall consider equitable; [8] the Releasees are not responsible for typographical or other errors in the offer or administration of this Sweepstakes, including, but not limited to: errors in the advertising, Rules, selection and announcement of the winners and distribution of the prizes; [9] any portion of any Prize not accepted or used by any winner will be forfeited; [10] the Releasees are not responsible for any inability of any winner to accept or use any Prize (or any portion thereof) for any reason; [11] the Administrator has the right, at any time and at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual it suspects to be doing any of the following: (a) tampering or attempting to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or the Website; (b) violating the Rules; (c) violating the terms of service, Privacy Policy or other terms, conditions of use and/or general rules or guidelines of any Sweepstakes property or service; (d) acting in an un-sportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person or (e) for any other good cause as determined solely by the Administrator; [12]Administrator has the right to lockout an Entrant whose eligibility is in question or who has been disqualified or is otherwise ineligible to enter the Sweepstakes; [13] since any attempt by any individual to damage the Website or undermine the legitimate operation of this Sweepstakes or the Website is a violation of these Rules as well as criminal and civil laws, and should Administrator believe or become aware that such an attempt has been, is being, or will be made, it has the right to seek remedies and damages from any responsible individuals to the fullest extent permitted by law, including without limitation criminal prosecution; [14] all disputes, claims and causes of action at law or in equity (individually, “Claim”) arising out of or relating to this Sweepstakes, the meaning or interpretation of the Rules or any prize awarded shall be resolved by applying the laws of California, without regard to conflict of laws provisions therein, and shall be solely and exclusively brought in the state or federal courts within that state; [15] all Claims shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; [16] all Claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, but in no event include attorneys’ fees, and under no circumstances will any Entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and he/she hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental, special, consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses and waives all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased; [17] Administrator has the right to modify prize award procedures at its sole discretion; [18] the Releasees are not responsible for the cancellation, postponement or unavailability of any element of any Prize, and if such occurs, the Prize will be awarded without that particular element(s) of the Prize;[19] a Winner’s acceptance of the Prize constitutes the grant of an unconditional right to Sponsor and assigns to photograph, film, or otherwise capture the fulfillment of the Prize (“Fulfillment Filming”), and Sponsor shall have the unconditional right to reproduce, distribute, display, exhibit, transmit, broadcast, stream, synchronize with visual material, modify, amend, create derivative works, and otherwise use and permit others to use the Fulfillment Filming throughout the universe in any and all media now known or hereafter devised, in all languages and in all versions, in perpetuity, without compensation, except where prohibited by law; [20]Sponsor’s use of the Fulfillment Filming will not give rise to any claims of infringement, invasion of privacy, defamation or claims for performance or payment of any kind, including, but not limited to, payment of re-use fees, residuals or license fees, and [21] Sponsor shall have the right to make such changes to the Fulfillment Filming and make such uses thereof as it deems necessary or desirable, including but not limited to the right to use, edit, and reproduce and/or alter the Fulfillment Filming in perpetuity, in its entirety or in part, for any commercial and promotional purposes worldwide without any consultation or additional permission, or compensation, credit or attribution.
  11. RULES & WINNERS’ LIST: For a list of winners (after September 15, 2020 and before September 30, 2020) and/or Rules (before July 31, 2020), send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: Upside Down Magic Sweepstakes, c/o Ventura Associates International, LLC, ATTN: HD, 494 Eighth Avenue, Suite 1700, NYC, NY 10001. A copy of the Rules may also be obtained by printing this webpage.
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