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Win a $50,000 Backyard Oasis!

Winner will be announced July 3rd watch ABC6 News at 5pm.  The winner will receive a $50,000 backyard oasis!  ABC6, J&J Materials, and Belgard Hardscapes want to transform their backyard with furniture by Jordan's Furniture! 


Contest Rules:

Official Rules:

No Purchase Necessary.  Contest void where prohibited. 

Contest is open to only residents of Southern New England, living within the WLNE-TV ABC6 viewing area.  Contestant must be a homeowner, 21 years of age or older with a valid driver's license or state issued identification card.  

One entry per household during this contest.

Contest starts Tuesday 6-2-2015 and ends 6-30-2015

Here's How to Enter:

Go to to enter by writing a 500 word essay on why you should win the Backyard Oasis and email pictures to  or send in your pictures to WLNE-TV, 10 Orms st., Providence, RI 02904.

Include your first and last name, street address, city, state, day phone number, evening phone number and e-mail address.


Entries must be received by noon on Tuesday, June 30th, 2015.


There will be one winner of a "Backyard Makeover" provided by J&J Materials, Belgard Hardscapes, Jordan's Furniture and T-Scapes for a home located within the WLNE viewing area.

 Sponsors will work with the homeowner to determine a convenient time to begin construction.  Construction will be completed during the 2015 summer.

If the contest is canceled for any reason, ABC6 WLNE-TV, J&J Materials, Belgard Hardscapes, Jordan's Furniture and T-Scapes are not responsible for award a substitute prize.

Prize Value:

Prize value: approximately $50,000.  $35,000 in material, $15,000 in labor. 

Odds of Winning:

 Odds of winning depend on the number of entries received.  If 100 entries, then each entry has a 1/100 chance of winning.

Announcement Date:

Winner will be determined by a panel of judges including sponsors and ABC6.  Winner will be announced on ABC6 News at 5pm on July 3rd, 2015.  Winner will be notified by phone and mail.  Decision by judges is final. 


Only one winner per household in a 30 day period for all contests held on  Entrants must live within the WLNE-TV ABC6 viewing area as defined by the Nielsen Company.  Anyone receiving WLNE-TV ABC6 in their place of residence via antenna, cable TV and/or satellite TV is eligible.  Those living in surrounding DMA's are not eligible to win.  Employees, members of employees immediate family or WLNE-TV ABC6 agents of any sponsor and their respective members, subsidiaries, affiliates, distributors, members of competing media, as well as associated advertising and promotional agencies are not eligible to participate.

Acceptance of the Prize:

By accepting the prize, the winner consents to having their name, likeness and voice used without further compensation for advertising and promotional purposes. 

Winner must allow use of their image and/or video on ABC6 and during the filming of the Backyard Oasis Makeover which includes the reveal.

The winner (and their immediate family) by acceptance of the prize, agree to release all sponsors, employees and affiliates from any and all liability, claims or actions of any kind whatsoever from injuries, damages or loss to persons and property which may be sustained in connection with the construction and use of any prize. 

ABC6 and sponsors will not be held liable for any damage to unknown underground structures.  Homeowner is expected to have a Dig Safe report done prior to any work performed by contest sponsors.  ABC6 and sponsors are note to be held liable for any structural damage to septic, plumbing or electrical systems.

Homeowner may incur additional electrical and utility costs during the construction of the makeover.

All taxes, assessments, fees and costs resulting from the acceptance or use of any prize shall be the sole responsibility of the winner.  Prizes are non-redeemable for cash and are not transferable.

Winner will receive an IRS 1099 for the value of the prize.  The winner must provide their social security number to claim the prize. 

ABC6 WLNE-TV reserves the right to change contest dates and offer a substitute prize.

Sponsor: J&J Materials, Belgard Hardscapes, T-Scapes and Jordan's Furniture

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