Disney Online, 500 South Buena Vista St., Burbank, CA 91521, is solely responsible for all aspects of this sweepstakes ("Sweepstakes").
  2. ENTRY:

    You may enter this Sweepstakes in one (1) of two (2) ways during the period beginning at 12:01 P.M., August 23, 2012, and ending at 11:59:59 P.M., October 7, 2012 ("Entry Period"). For purposes of these Official Rules ("Rules"), all times and days are Pacific Time.

      SMS TEXT ENTRY: You may enter this Sweepstakes by sending on your cell phone ("Cell") any of the following keywords: FRANKENWEENIE, SPARKY, VICTOR, ELSA, EDGAR, SHELLY, SCIENCE, MONSTER, or ALIVE as an SMS text message ("Text") to the SMS short code 347639 (Disney) ("SMS Entry"). If you choose to enter via SMS Entry, you will receive a confirmation Text on your Cell. Message and data charges may apply to each Text sent and received. All SMS Entrants must have a Cell capable of sending and receiving texts, as well as digital and SMS service in order to enter the Sweepstakes via SMS Entry. Text messaging may not be available in all areas. If you are a minor (as defined by your state of primary residence, "Minor"), you must have the permission of your parent/legal guardian ("Parent") to enter via SMS Entry. By entering via SMS Entry you grant to Sponsor your express affirmative consent to call your Cell to notify you should you be selected a potential winner ("Winner").

      As a registered member ("Member") of, you may enter the Sweepstakes by logging onto ("Website"), logging in with your Member Name and Password and following the "How to Enter" instructions ("Online Entry"). If you are not a Member, you may easily become a Member for free by visiting the Website and registering by providing the requested information on the Registration Form through the link on the site: "Not registered?" and then complete your Online Entry. Normal Internet access and usage charges imposed by your on-line service will apply. It is your sole responsibility to notify the Sponsor if your email address ("Address") changes following Entry and during the pendency of this Sweepstakes. To do so, go to, log into your Website account with your Member Name and Password, click on "Modify" and follow the instructions on how to change the Address.

    "Entry" shall mean and refer to each SMS Entry and Online Entry.

    All Entries must be received by 11:59:59 P.M., October 7, 2012. Entries are limited to one (1) Entry per person/Cell/Address per day (regardless of method of Entry or whether one person has more than one Cell/Address or more than one person uses the same Cell/Address). Maximum of 46 Entries allowed per person/Cell/Address during the Entry Period. In 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 Cell/Address is registered. Entries by any method other than set forth above in Section 2 are void. Any use of automated or programmed methods of effecting Entry is prohibited. Open only to persons, who are, as of Entry, age thirteen (13) or older, legal residents of, and physically located within, the 50 United States or D.C., (collectively, "Territory") and not employees of Sponsor, its parent, subsidiary or affiliated companies; or the advertising, promotional or fulfillment agencies of any of them (individually and collectively, "Entities"); nor members of their households or immediate families (defined as Parent, child, spouse, siblings and the spouses of each). Neither the Entities, nor any of their officers, directors, shareholders, employees, agents or representatives (individually and collectively, "Releasees") are responsible for Entries from persons residing, or physically located, outside the Territory; 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; or for lost, interrupted or unavailable network, server, Internet Service Provider, Website or other connections, telephone or cell phone text messaging availability or accessibility; miscommunications; failed computer, satellite, telephone or cable transmissions, lines or technical failure; failed phone, computer hardware or software or text message malfunctions, failures, technical errors or difficulties; telephone transmissions; technical failures; unauthorized human intervention; traffic congestion; garbled or jumbled transmissions; undeliverable emails resulting from any form of active or passive email filtering; insufficient space in entrant’s email account to receive email; 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 or cell phone accounts to register more than the one (1) Entry per person/Cell/Address per day, the maximum 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.
  4. PRIZES:

    ONE (1) GRAND PRIZE: One (1) 4 day/3 night vacation package for winner and up to three (3) guests (collectively, "Group") at the Disneyland® Resort in California ("Trip"), consisting of the following elements for the Group:
    (i) Round-trip coach air transportation between a Sponsor selected major metropolitan airport near winner’s residence and a Southern California airport as chosen by Sponsor (with possible layovers). Air transportation will not be provided if winner resides within a 250 mile radius of the Disneyland® Resort (the "Resort");
    (ii) Airport/hotel transfers between the Southern California airport and the hotel. Transfers will not be provided if winner resides within a 250 mile radius of the Resort;
    (iii) Room accommodations consisting of one (1) standard room (with a maximum of four (4) persons per room) for three (3) consecutive nights at a Resort or Resort area hotel selected by Sponsor in its sole discretion;
    (iv) 4-Day Resort Park Hopper® Tickets (subject to restrictions);
    (v) Opportunity to experience The Art of Frankenweenie Exhibit at Disney California Adventure® Park if travel occurs between October 15, 2012 and November 5, 2012. If travel occurs after November 5, 2012 winner forfeits this element; and
    (vi) Services of one (1) Disney VIP Tour Guide for up to eight (8) hours on one (1) day during the redemption of the vacation package (guide to be selected by and subject to restrictions as determined by Sponsor).

  5. Certain restrictions shall apply to the Grand Prize Trip, which restrictions shall be determined by Sponsor in its sole and absolute discretion. The Group must travel together on the same itinerary. All expenses not specifically mentioned herein are not included are solely the winner’s responsibility, including, but not limited to: transportation to the Resort if the winner resides two hundred fifty (250) miles or less from the Resort; round trip transportation between the winner’s residence and any airport of origin; airport departure fees and taxes; travel insurance; hotel room service; parking fees; laundry service; food; alcoholic beverages; merchandise, souvenirs, etc.; local and long distance telephone calls; tips, gratuities, service charges, resort fees or taxes.Travel and lodging are subject to availability, certain restrictions and Sponsor’s approval. Resort attractions and entertainment are seasonal and subject to change without notice. The package (and all elements thereof) is not redeemable for cash and is non-transferable except in Sponsor’s sole and absolute discretion. The package may not be sold or transferred to any other person or third party. Vacation package components are subject to change without notice, and any unused components will be forfeited. Travel must be completed between October 15, 2012 and September 15, 2013. The vacation package must be booked at least fifteen (15) days in advance of the requested travel dates if winner plans to travel before November 5, 2012 in order to see The Art of Frankenweenie exhibit. If winner plans to travel after November 5, 2012, travel must be booked at least forty-five (45) days in advance of the requested travel dates. The Grand Prize shall be awarded provided a sufficient number of eligible Entries are received and the Grand Prize is validly claimed by October 17, 2012, after which alternate potential winners may be selected or not selected in the sole discretion of the Sponsor.
    Approximate retail value ("ARV") of Grand Prize: $5,658.00, which will vary depending upon point of departure and seasonal fluctuation of hotel rates and airfares.
  6. FIVE (5) FIRST PRIZES: Autographed Frankenweenie Poster. Total ARV of First Prizes: $250.00 ($50.00 each). All First Prizes will be awarded, provided they are validly claimed by October 31, 2012 after which no alternate winners will be selected, nor unclaimed prizes awarded. Total ARV of All Prizes: $5,908.00
  7. If the actual value of any prize is less than the stated ARV, the difference will not be awarded. Any depiction of prizes is for illustrative purposes only. Prizes are not redeemable for cash or transferable, except to a surviving spouse residing in the same household. No substitution allowed except, at Sponsor’s sole discretion, a prize of equal or greater value may be substituted. Sponsor will not replace any lost or stolen prizes. A prize cannot be used in conjunction with any other promotion or offer. Prize elements may not be separated. If the winner chooses to bring fewer than three (3) guests on the Trip, the Trip will be awarded in increments suitable for the actual number of travelers with no substitute prize or compensation being provided to the winner. Only the number of prizes stated in the Rules is available to be won.

    All Entries must be received during the Entry Period. On or about October 8th, 2012, in a random drawing conducted by the Sponsor, the potential winners will be selected from all eligible Entries received. The decisions of the Sponsor shall be final and binding. Odds of winning depend on the total number of eligible Entries received.

    Each potential Winner will be notified on or about 10/10/2012, via email address or Cell, as appropriate, to obtain his/her mailing address as well as any additional required information or responses. All legal responsibilities under the Rules of a Minor 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 Sponsor, disqualification, forfeiture and the selection of an alternate winner may result from any of the following: [1] potential Grand Prize Winner’s failure to respond to notification within two (2) business days after its transmission; [2] the return of an email notification as undeliverable after three (3) attempts; [3] potential Winner’s failure to provide Sponsor with satisfactory proof of age, identity and residency; [4] potential Winner’s failure to provide Sponsor with satisfactory proof that he/she (or Parent) is the authorized account holder of the Cell or Address associated with the winning Entry; [5] potential Winner’s failure to provide required additional information upon Sponsor’s request; [6] except for prizes under $600.00, potential Winner’s failure to execute and return an Affidavit of Eligibility/Liability/Publicity Release within five (5) business days after it is emailed; [7] potential Grand Prize Winner’s failure to be available to take the Trip on Sponsor-selected dates [8] potential Winner’s failure to validly claim the prize by October 17, 2012, and [9] any other non-compliance with Rules. In the event of a prize forfeiture, the Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, award or not award the forfeited prize to an alternate winner. The Group must travel together on the same itinerary and are solely responsible for obtaining all necessary travel documents (i.e. valid photo I.D, etc.) before departure. All Guests will be required to execute a Release of Liability prior to ticketing. Anyone in the Group who is a Minor must be accompanied on the Trip by his/her Parent as one of the Group, who must sign and return all required documentation. Minors must be accompanied at all times during the Trip (including, but not limited to, in-flight, hotel stay, and at all prize-related events) by his/her Parent. All taxes are solely the responsibility of the winners; the Grand Prize winner will receive an IRS Form 1099 reflecting the value of his/her prize.

    Information provided by you for this Sweepstakes is subject to Sponsor’s privacy policy located

    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 decisions and 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 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; [5] the Releasees do not make any representation, warranty or guarantee, express or implied, relating to the Sweepstakes or any prize; [6] Winner’s acceptance of a 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 Sponsor’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, Sponsor 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 a winner by such method as Sponsor in its sole discretion shall consider equitable and in the event the Trip has already commenced, to terminate the Trip and return the Group to any airport of origin as soon as reasonably possible; [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 and selection and announcement of the winner; [9] any portion of a 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 Sponsor 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 unsportsmanlike 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 Sponsor; [12] Sponsor has the right to lock out 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 Sponsor 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 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] Sponsor has the right to modify prize award procedures at its sole discretion and [18] you (or your Parent) are solely responsible for all fees incurred through your wireless phone service for text messages associated with participation in this Sweepstakes

    For name of Winners (available after 10/31/2012 and before June 1, 2013) and/or Rules (before October 7, 2012), send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: Frankenweenie Monstrous Sweepstakes, Winner/Rules, 500 S. Buena Vista Street, Burbank, CA 91510-0189. A copy of the Rules may also be obtained by printing this web page.