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Contest entrants must be at least 18 years old as of December 6, 2013 and a resident of one of the six New England states of the United States. This contest is sponsored by the WGBH Educational Foundation, One Guest Street. Boston, MA 02135 (“WGBH”). Employees, officers, trustees, board members and advisory committee members of WGBH and its licensed stations, and their respective household and immediate family members are not eligible.  All federal, state, and local laws and regulations apply. Void wherever prohibited or restricted by law.
Entry Period
The contest period for the Winter DVD Sweepstakes begins at 12:01am Eastern Time Friday, December 6, 2013 and ends at 11:59pm Eastern Time on Tuesday, December 31, 2013 (the "Entry Period").
How to Enter
No purchase or contribution is necessary. Of course, we appreciate contributions, but sending a contribution will not affect your chances of winning.
Pledges can be made at,,, or by calling 1-800-492-1111, 1-888-897-9424, or 1-888-995-9272 during the Entry Period.
All eligible persons who pledge online or by phone during the Entry Period are automatically entered to win, provided that the entrant has included his or her complete address, phone number, and e-mail address.  
You also can enter the sweepstakes during the Entry Period without making a pledge by going to and submitting the completed online entry form including supplying the required information or by calling 1-800-492-1111, 1-888-897-9424, or 888-995-9272 and supplying the required information. Entries received outside of the Entry Period and incomplete entries are void. 
One (1) prize will be awarded:
Seasons 1-4 of Downton Abbey on DVD
Approximate retail value of the Prize is $100. 
The value of each prize is determined by prize donor's suggested retail price or by what the prize is currently known to be selling for at the time the offer was published and is subject to change. Prizes are not redeemable for cash or transferable. All taxes on any prize, including but not limited to Federal, State and local income and sales taxes, and any expense not covered herein (including but not limited to expenses related to the use of any prize) are the responsibility of the winner(s).

Selection of Winner
Winners will be selected in a random drawing from among all eligible entries received during the Entry Period. There will be one winner selected. Prize drawing will be conducted by WGBH. Drawing will be conducted on or about January 8, 2014. Winner will be notified by phone shortly after the Drawing. Prize will be forfeited if winner cannot be reached within one week of the Drawing.

The Winner will be required to sign an Affidavit of Eligibility/Liability Release in order to receive the Prize.

Odds of Winning
Odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible entries received. Entry constitutes permission (except where prohibited by law) to use the winner's name, hometown and likeness for publicity purposes without additional compensation. Contest prizes will be awarded, and the winners will be notified, by email on or about January 20, 2014 or in a timely fashion.

Limit of Entry
Limit one (1) entry per person for the entire Entry Period. An email address may only be used once and not for multiple entrants or entries for this contest. By entering, entrant acknowledges compliance with these official rules including all eligibility requirements. WGBH is not responsible for failures in technology such as but not limited to: technical malfunctions, lost/delayed data transmission, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, line failures of any telephone network, computer equipment, software, inability to access any Web site or online service, or any other error or malfunction, or late, lost, incorrect or inaccurate transcription of entry information, or for any human error, or misdirected entries. Entry materials that have been tampered with or altered are void. No copies, facsimiles or reproductions of the WGBH Contest Entry Form will be accepted. Proof of e-mailing and/or mailing does not constitute proof of delivery or receipt.

Other Important Points
By entering, entrants agree to abide by and be bound by these Contest Rules. By entering the Contest, entrants release and hold harmless WGBH and its employees, officers, trustees and agents from any liability, including bodily or personal injury or property damage, with respect or related to the receipt or use of any prize awarded. WGBH makes no, and disclaims, all warranties, guarantees or representations, express or implied, concerning the condition, quality, merchantability, of any prize.

For the names of the prize winner(s), send a stamped, self-addressed envelope before January 31, 2014 to Frank Auer, WGBH, One Guest St. Boston MA 02135. DO NOT SEND ANY OTHER CORRESPONDENCE TO THIS ADDRESS.