See the ‘Shine Sweepstakes Rules

posted: 10/22/14





1. ELIGIBILITY: The "See the 'Shine" Sweepstakes ("Sweepstakes") is open to legal residents of the Continental U.S. who are 21 years of age or older at the time of entry. Employees, officers and directors of Discovery Communications, LLC ("Sponsor"), Promotion Mechanics, Inc. ("Promotion Administrator"), their parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, TV production partners, advertising agencies, promotional suppliers (collectively, "Sweepstakes Entities") and the immediate family members (spouses and parents, children and siblings and their spouses, regardless of where they live) or members of the same households (whether related or not) of such individuals are not eligible. All applicable federal, state, and local rules apply. Void in Alaska, Hawaii, and where prohibited or restricted by law.

2. PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: The Sweepstakes begins at 9:00 PM Eastern Time ("ET") on November 4, 2014 and ends at 8:59 PM ET on January 27, 2015, ("Sweepstakes Period") and consists of twelve (12) entry periods. Entry periods are as follows:

  • Week 1: Entry Period begins 9:00 PM ET on 11/4/14 and ends 8:59 PM ET on 11/11/14
  • Week 2: Entry Period begins 9:00 PM ET on 11/11/14 and ends 8:59 PM ET on 11/18/14
  • Week 3: Entry Period begins 9:00 PM ET on 11/18/14 and ends 8:59 PM ET on 11/25/14
  • Week 4: Entry Period begins 9:00 PM ET on 11/25/14 and ends 8:59 PM ET on 12/2/14
  • Week 5: Entry Period begins 9:00 PM ET on 12/2/14 and ends 8:59 PM ET on 12/9/14
  • Week 6: Entry Period begins 9:00 PM ET on 12/9/14 and ends 8:59 PM ET on 12/16/14
  • Week 7: Entry Period begins 9:00 PM ET on 12/16/14 and ends 8:59 PM ET on 12/23/14
  • Week 8: Entry Period begins 9:00 PM ET on 12/23/14 and ends 8:59 PM ET on 12/30/14
  • Week 9: Entry Period begins 9:00 PM ET on 12/30/14 and ends 8:59 PM ET on 1/6/15
  • Week 10: Entry Period begins 9:00 PM ET on 1/6/15 and ends 8:59 PM ET on 1/13/15
  • Week 11: Entry Period begins 9:00 PM ET on 1/13/15 and ends 8:59 PM ET on 1/20/15
  • Week 12: Entry Period begins 9:00 PM ET on 1/20/15 and ends 8:59 PM ET on 1/27/15

During each episode of Moonshiners (which airs on Tuesdays at 9:00 PM ET on Discovery Channel) during the Sweepstakes Period, a code word or hashtag ("Code") will be displayed on screen, which entrants will use to enter the Sweepstakes. A different Code will be displayed each week. Codes may also be available through Moonshiners social media pages. You must submit a correct Code for the week for which you are entering to receive an entry into the Sweepstakes. Entrants who do not submit a correct Code for the week for which they are entering will not receive an entry into the Sweepstakes. Sponsor's clock shall be the official clock of the Sweepstakes. Note that there is a limit of one entry per person/email address per Entry Period.

3. TO ENTER: Visit, access the Sweepstakes entry page, and complete and submit the online entry form. Incomplete entries and entries made in excess of the number allowed by these Official Rules will be disqualified, as will entries which do contain an incorrect Code. Note that by entering this Sweepstakes, you are agreeing be bound by these Official Rules and the final decision of the Sponsor and Promotion Administrator.

4. RANDOM DRAWINGS - PRIZES - ODDS OF WINNING: On January 28, 2015, the Promotion Administrator, an independent judging organization, will conduct a random drawing from among all eligible entries received to award one (1) Grand Prize: a trip for the winner to tour Limestone Branch Distillery in Lebanon, KY. The prize consists of round trip coach air travel to Louisville, KY, from a major commercial airport near winner's residence (as determined by Sponsor) for one (1) person; hotel accommodations for two (2) nights; ground transportation; and $200 spending money. Approximate retail value $1,450. All expenses not specified are winner's responsibility. Travel and accommodations are subject to availability and certain restrictions; blackout dates may apply. Air carriers, hotels and other transportation selected by Sponsor. Trip must be taken on dates to be determined by the Sponsor, or prize will be forfeited in its entirety. Winner is responsible for obtaining all necessary travel documents and for any travel insurance. All other costs and expenses associated with prize acceptance and use not specified herein are the sole responsibility of the winner.

Periodically throughout the Sweepstakes Period, the Sponsor will conduct a random drawing from among all eligible entries received as of the time of the drawing. Each drawing will award one (1) Moonshiners-branded water bottle valued at approximately $5. A total of eight (8) water bottles will be awarded. Water bottle winners will be notified by mail.

Odds of winning will be determined by the number of eligible entries received. No prize transfer or cash redemption. No prize substitution, in whole or in part, except by Sponsor due to prize unavailability or any other reason as solely determined by Sponsor, in which case a prize of comparable or greater value will be awarded.

5. GRAND PRIZE WINNER NOTIFICATION: On January 28, 2015, between 1:00 PM ET and 4:00 PM ET, the potential Grand Prize winner will be notified by telephone at the telephone number provided in the entry submission. The potential Grand Prize winner must be reached by phone when called, and must verbally confirm his/her eligibility and acceptance of the prize. No telephone messages will be left for potential winner, and potential winner will only be telephoned one time for attempted prize notification. Notification attempts not satisfactorily completed within three (3) minutes may be deemed as unsuccessful, and an alternate winner will be selected. The potential Grand Prize winner will also be required to complete an affidavit of eligibility, a liability release and (where legal) a publicity release, which must be returned within time period specified in notification letter or an alternate winner may be selected.

The potential Grand Prize winner will be required to submit to, and cooperate in, a confidential background check to confirm eligibility and to help ensure that the use of any such person in advertising or publicity for the Sponsor or this Sweepstakes will not reflect unfavorably on the Sponsor, as determined by the Sponsor in its sole discretion.

By accepting the Grand Prize, the winner represents that he/she understands that travel, whether by plane, automobile, or other conveyance, or by foot, contains some inherent element of risk of accident, illness, injury, loss or death, which may be caused by negligence, forces of nature, or other agencies, known or unknown. The winner further represents that he/she recognizes that such risks may be present at any time before, during and after the trip. In order to be considered the Grand Prize winner and partake of the enjoyment of this trip, Grand Prize winner must be willing to accept the risk, and to confirm their acceptance to such risk in writing at Sponsor's request.

6. GENERAL: Expenses not specified and any and all tax liability, whether local, state or federal, are winner's sole responsibility. By participating, entrants agree to these rules and decisions of Sponsor and Promotion Administrator, which shall be final in all respects relating to this sweepstakes; to release, discharge and hold harmless Sweepstakes Entities from any and all injuries, liability, losses and damages of any kind resulting from their participation in the sweepstakes or their acceptance, use or misuse of prize including, without limitation, personal injury, death and property damage; and if a winner, agrees to permit Sweepstakes Entities to use his/her name, photograph, likeness, statements, biographical information, voice, voice likeness and city and state address for advertising, publicity and promotional purposes in all media, including but not limited to on air and within, in perpetuity, without compensation (unless prohibited by law) and to execute specific consent to such use upon request. Sponsor, its affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, agents and representatives, Promotion Administrator, and the officers, directors and employees of each are not responsible for and shall not be liable for any telecast, cable or telephone malfunctions, human error, satellite transmission failures, or delayed telecasts or preemption of or the failure of a cable affiliate to televise Discovery Channel or any affiliated Sponsor network in all or any parts of the United States; electronic, hardware or software program, network, Internet or computer malfunctions, failures, or difficulties of any kind, including without limitation, server malfunction or by any human error which may occur in the processing of entries; failed, incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmissions; late, lost, misdirected or incomplete entries or postage-due mail; or any condition caused by events beyond the control of the Sponsor that may cause the promotion to be disrupted or corrupted. If, for any reason whatsoever, this Sweepstakes, in Sponsor's sole opinion, is not capable of running as planned, including, but not limited to, by reason of infection by computer virus, tampering, fraud, technical failures, or any other cause which, in the Sponsor's sole judgment, corrupts or affects the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend this Sweepstakes and limit entries to those submitted prior to the action taken, or to proceed in such a manner as may be deemed fair and equitable by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Internet entry must be made by the entrant only at the authorized web site address for this Sweepstakes. Entries may not be made by any other individual or any entity, and/or originating at any other Internet website or e-mail address, including but not limited to commercial sweepstakes subscription notification and/or entering service sites. Entries must be made by an eligible individual from a stand-alone computer and may not be made by proxy or any electronic/automated means such as script, bot, macro or any other similar software or program. Use of any device to automate entry is prohibited. All discovered entries made in violation of these Official Rules will be deleted. Any winner who enters by any of the methods described above will be disqualified and an alternate winner selected. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any entry at any time in the event it is determined that the entrant has not complied with these Official Rules. This sweepstakes is governed by the laws of the State of Maryland, with jurisdiction and venue in Montgomery County, Maryland, and all claims must be resolved in the courts of Montgomery County, Maryland.

7. USE OF ENTRY INFORMATION: The collection and use of entrant information will be governed by Discovery's on-line privacy policy, available for viewing at

8. WINNER LIST To receive the Grand Prize winner's name, mail a self-addressed, stamped envelope to be received by January 31, 2015, to: Moonshiners "See the 'Shine" Sweepstakes Winner List, PMI Station, PO Box 750, Southbury, CT 06488-0750.

Sponsor: Discovery Communications, LLC, One Discovery Place, Silver Spring, MD 20910.

Promotion Administrator: Promotion Mechanics, Inc., 87 South Main Street, Newtown, CT 06470.

(C)2014 Discovery Communications, LLC. All rights reserved.

Any third party trademarks mentioned herein are the property of their respective trademark owners. The use or mention of such third party trademarks in these Official Rules or in the Sweepstakes is solely for descriptive purposes and shall in no way imply an endorsement or sponsorship of the Sweepstakes.

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