Genealogy TV General Contest Rules

Updated 13 January 2022

These rules are in effect for any Genealogy TV contest, unless otherwise noted in a specific contest. Be sure to see the Material Terms for each contest.

Fight and Deadlines 

Contest begins at 6:00 AM (eastern U.S.) on the scheduled day for each individual contest and ends at midnight at the end day/time noted in the specific contest.  Entries after the closing deadline will be disqualified.

Prizes are typically drawn randomly within 5 business days following the end of the contest and winners will be notified within 14 days from the drawing.

How to Enter

No purchase necessary to enter any Genealogy TV contest. A purchase of any kind will not improve your chances of winning.

By entering you will be added to the Genealogy TV newsletter list.  For those who are already on the Genealogy TV newsletter list, you will need to register again, at the same link for this contest, but know you will not receive two newsletters by doing so.

The same entry link is provided in the description box beneath the program for which this contest is associated at https://www.youtube.com/genealogytv.

You will be required to enter your first and last name, and a valid email address. You may only enter with one email address. Those who enter with multiple email addresses will be disqualified.

Prizes 

Prize value is determined by the supplier.  Genealogy TV and it’s staff are not responsible for prizes not delivered by the supplier/sponsor. Results or any ramification as a result of said prize is not the liability of Genealogy TV or its staff.

Prizes are non-transferrable. 

Eligibility

Must be a U.S. resident and 18 years or older with a valid email address to contact the winners.. One entry per person.  

Constance Knox (Genealogy TV), its sponsors,, its employees, agencies, subsidiaries, representatives, and their immediate families (and others domiciled at the same address), are ineligible to participate.

Notifications

Winners will be notified as soon as possible after the closing of the contest via email.  We will make three attempts to email you. In the event that you do not respond within 7 days of the last notification, you forfeit the prize to Genealogy TV. Another winner will not be drawn.  

Winners may be announced LIVE on the Genealogy TV YouTube channel, it’s social media platforms and or newsletters.  By entering, you are giving the right to use your name in such announcements.

Odds of Winning

Odds of winning are based on the number of entries. Only one prize will be awarded.

Privacy Policy

The information we will collect for this contest is First Name, Last Name, and Email.  By entering this contest you are signing up for the Genealogy TV Newsletter (email only) that is published up to two times per week.  Genealogy TV will never sell or share your information with anyone with two exceptions… 

First Exception: Only the winner’s information will be shared with the sponsors, prize providers, and Genealogy for the sole purpose of contacting you about your prize.

Second Exception: Only winner names and approximate location may be used publicly in announcements on Genealogy TV’s YouTube channel, website, social media pages, and or the sponsors public announcements, but only if you’re a winner.  By entering this contest you grant permission to Genealogy TV and its sponsor for such public announcements.

All contestants acknowledge, as a condition of entry, that Genealogy TV has the right to publicize and/or webcast the winner’s name, character, likeness, voice or all matters incidental herein. 

Winners may be announced in a LIVE webcast publically on Genealogy TV’s YouTube channel at a time to be announced.

Additional Rules and Notes

Genealogy TV reserves the right to remove or cancel this contest for any reason.

Genealogy TV reserves the right, at their sole discretion, to disqualify any individual found tampering with an entry process, including and without limitation the submission of multiple registrations, game entries, the use of fake or duplicate identities by a single user, or use of ‘spam’ or other improper techniques.

All prizes are non-transferable and void where prohibited by law. No cash substitution of prizes is allowed.

In the event that a winner chooses not to accept a prize, he or she forfeits all claims to that prize. 

Genealogy TV and its sponsors are not responsible for replacing or reimbursing winners with any form of compensation for events or contests that are canceled. 

Genealogy TV reserves the right to make changes to these rules and to any contest and prize at any time without notification.

In the event of any dispute regarding the contest or rules, the decision of the sponsor and Genealogy TV management shall be final.

A copy of these rules may be obtained at https://genealogytv.org/