Enter to Win a Portable Air Conditioner & Other "Cool Down" Prizes!

To help our customers stay cool this summer, we will be giving away one (1) Grand Prize package including a Koldfront portable air conditioner, a Koldfront portable ice maker, a Wagan travel cooler and a Little Snowie snow cone maker to a lucky winner! The first runner up will also win one (1) Koldfront portable air conditioner to beat the summer heat.

How the Contest Works

1. Fill out the entry form. This includes writing a blog post (roughly 3 paragraphs) telling us what you will do with the prizes, why you want them, etc.
2. Living Direct will then narrow down the entries to our top 5-10 finalists.
3. The finalists' blog posts will be posted on the site where people will be asked to vote for their favorite by leaving a comment on the blog post page.
4. The blog post with the most comments at the end of the contest will be our Grand Prize Winner. The blog post with the second most comments will be our Runner Up.

The Finalists

Beverly K. of Michigan
Danielle P. of Maine
Alexandra O. of Colorado
Rebecca S. of Minnesota
Nancy P. of Arizona
Debbie N. of Washington
Marie A. of Massachusetts
Warren M. of Maryland
Judy W. of Indiana


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Previous Giveaways:

2011 12 Year Anniversary Sweepstakes
2010 Home Air Comfort Giveaway
2010 Outdoor Entertaining Giveaway


Official Rules: Summer Cool Down Giveaway Official Rules

  1. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. PURCHASE DOES NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. The Living Direct "Summer Cool Down Giveaway" (the "Giveaway") begins at 12:01 a.m. CST on 6/27/12 and ends at 11:59 p.m. CST on 8/8/12 (the "Giveaway Period"). Entries will be accepted beginning at 12:01 a.m. CST on 6/27/12 and will end at 11:59 p.m. CST on 7/11/12 (the “Entry Period”). Between 12:01 a.m. CST on 7/11/12 and 11:59 p.m. CST on 7/17/12, the Finalists will be chosen and contacted. Voting will begin at 8:00 a.m. CST on 7/18/12 and end at 11:59 p.m. CST on 8/7/12 (the “Voting Period”).

  2. ELIGIBILITY: This Giveaway is open only to legal residents of the U.S. who are 18 years of age or older, at time of entry. Void in Alaska, Florida, Guam, Hawaii, New York, Puerto Rico & Rhode Island and where prohibited by law. Only one entry is allowed per person.

  3. Giveaway is subject to federal, state and local law. Employees of Living Direct Inc., its affiliates and/or subsidiaries, advertising/sales promotion agencies, and immediate families of each are not eligible to enter or win.

  4. FORM OF ENTRY: Fill out the Giveaway entry form found at http://www.livingdirect.com/Living-Direct-Giveaway/CONTEST_GIVEAWAY,default,pg.html.


      One (1) Grand Prize Winner of the following prizes:

        o Koldfront AP12000S-KF Portable Air Conditioner
        o Koldfront KIM210SV Portable Ice Maker
        o Wagan 2577 Personal Fridge and Warmer
        o Little Snowie Snow Cone Maker
      One (1) First Runner Up Winner of the following prizes:

        o Koldfront PAC701W Portable Air Conditioner

  6. After the Entry Period, eligible entries will be narrowed down to, at most, ten (10) finalists at the discretion of Living Direct. Finalists’ first name, last initial, state of residence and submitted blog post will be posted on the Living Direct website (livingdirect.com) where other parties will vote for their favorite entry by leaving a comment on the post during the Voting Period. Those wishing to vote must have a Facebook account to utilize the commenting system. The Giveaway is not affiliated with Facebook in any way. Grand Prize Winner and First Runner Up will be determined by the number of comments received – Grand Prize Winner will have the most comments and First Runner Up will have the second most comments by the end of the Voting Period on 8/7/12. The winners will be notified by email within seven (7) days of the Voting Period ending. Potential winners will be required to sign an affidavit of eligibility and liability release and where legal, a publicity release, and federal and state tax release, and return same, properly executed, via overnight mail, within 14 days of issuance of notification. Failure to return documents as specified, or if prize notification is returned as undeliverable, will result in the entrant being disqualified, and the prize will be awarded to an alternate winner. Taxes on prize are the sole responsibility of the winners. Entrants also consent to the use of his/her name/likeness for publicity purposes without further compensation, except where prohibited by law. No substitution, transfer, or assignment of prize is allowed. Odds of winning any prize are dependent upon the number of eligible entries received and number of votes recorded. All other costs not specifically stated herein are the responsibility of the winners. Prize is non-transferable, cost of freight is covered by Living Direct Inc., and no substitutions are permitted, except by sponsor who reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value if advertised prize is unavailable.

  7. CONDITIONS OF ENTRY: By entering, entrants acknowledge compliance with these official rules, including all eligibility requirements. Use of any automated entry software is prohibited. Entrants hereby release sponsor and its affiliates and/or subsidiaries, divisions, advertising and promotion agencies, and all of their respective employees, directors, officers, shareholders, agents, successors and assigns (collectively "Releasees"), from any claims, losses, actions, or damages, whether actual, incidental or consequential arising out of or relating to entrant's participation in this giveaway, use or misuse of any prize. Releasees and any telephone network or service providers are not responsible for late, lost, stolen, illegible, incomplete, misdirected mail, incorrect or inaccurate transcription of entry information, human, printing or other errors, technical malfunctions, lost/delayed data transmission, omission, interruption, deletion, line failures of any telephone network, computer equipment or software, inability to access any web site or online service, or any injury or damage to entrant's or any other person's computer related to or resulting from participation or downloading any materials in this giveaway, or any other technical or other error or malfunction. Entry materials that have been tampered with or altered are void. If for any reason this giveaway is not capable of running as planned, or if this giveaway or any web site associated therewith (or any portion thereof) becomes corrupted or does not allow the proper playing of the giveaway and processing of entries per these rules, or if infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, actions by entrants, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes, in sponsor's sole opinion, corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this giveaway, sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any individual implicated in such action, and/or to cancel, modify or suspend this giveaway or any portion thereof. In the event this giveaway is cancelled, sponsor reserves the right to conduct a random drawing to award the prizes from among all eligible, non-suspect, entries received for the drawing prior to the time of the action or event warranting such cancellation. All entrants must be natural persons. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEB SITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE GIVEAWAY IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS, AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES OR OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON (S) RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ATTEMPT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW

  8. NOTIFICATION OF WINNER: For the name of the Grand Prize winner available after 8/20/12, send a self-addressed stamped envelope for receipt by 8/31/12 to: Living Direct Summer Cool Down Giveaway Winners List, Living Direct, 500 N. Capital of Texas Hwy., Building 5, Austin, TX 78746.

  9. SPONSOR: The sponsor of this Summer Cool Down Giveaway is Living Direct Inc., 500 N. Capital of Texas Hwy., Building 5, Austin, TX 78746.

  10. OPT OUT: If you do not wish to receive future giveaway and contest mailings from Living Direct, please write to: Living Direct Customer Service, 500 N. Capital of Texas Hwy., Building 5, Austin, TX 78746.

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  12. You have not yet won. There is no purchase necessary to enter or win. Void where prohibited by law. Prize: (see above) Odds of winning are dependent upon the number of eligible entries received. Sponsor: Living Direct Inc., 500 N. Capital of Texas Hwy., Building 5, Austin, TX 78746.