This contest is open to legal U.S. residents 18
years of age or older at time of entry. Employees and immediate family members of
the sponsor, The Reader's Digest Association, Inc., the publisher of The Family
Handyman, or its affiliated or subsidiary companies are not eligible to participate.
Contest is governed by laws of the USA. All federal, state and local laws and regulations
apply. Void where prohibited by law.
Contest begins on February 12, 2010 and ends on
May 16, 2010. All mail-in entries must be postmarked by May 16, 2010. All online
entries must be received by 11:59 pm on May 16, 2010. To enter visit www.thefamilyhandyman.com/myproject
and follow the instructions.In lieu of submitting an entry at www.thefamilyhandyman.com/myproject,
entrants can email photos and a brief description of the their project to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Emails must include "Reader Projects" in the subject line. In lieu of submitting
an entry online, entrants can submit an entry through the mail by posting a brief
description of their project and a photo to The Family Handyman, Reader 2915 Commers
Drive, Suite 700, Eagan, MN 55121. All mailed entries must include your full name,
address, city, state, zip, telephone number and email address (if you have one).
Entries submitted in geographic areas in which the entry is not permissible will
be disqualified. If entries do not contain all necessary information, entrant will
be disqualified. Please be certain to follow all directions. Instructions regarding
how to upload the photo will be provided at www.thefamilyhandyman.com/readerprojects.
Photos which are not viewable for any reason will be rejected. If mailing your entry
please include a cover sheet that indicates your entry information. Enter slides
or photographs. The Submission must be the original work of entrant and not previously
published. Submission must not infringe the copyright, trademark, privacy, publicity
or other intellectual property rights of any person or entity. All entries become
the property of Reader's Digest/The Family Handyman and will not be returned. Winners
will be required to grant to Reader's Digest/The Family Handyman all rights, titles
and interest in the submitted entry. We reserve the right to use your entry in all
print and electronic media, and to edit it for brevity and clarity.
All entries will be judged using the criteria stated above. All judging will be
accomplished by a panel of the editors of The Family Handyman magazine. Decision
of the judges is final and binding on all matters relating to this contest. One
grand prize winner will be selected.
The Grand Prize winner will receive $500. All taxes,
if any, are the Grand Prize winner's responsibility. Reader's Digest will not be
responsible for any loss, liability or damage arising out of the Grand Prize winner's
acceptance or use of the prize. All prizes are guaranteed to be awarded.