“The Great BIG Basement Giveaway”


2016 Official Rules


  1. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Void in Alaska, Florida, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, Quebec Province (Canada) and where prohibited by law.  Employees of Owens Corning Remodeling Systems, LLC, Owens Corning Sales, LLC, Owens Corning, their parents, subsidiaries, representatives, franchisees, licensees, affiliates, and members of such person’s immediate families are not eligible to enter or win the Sweepstakes prize. Any persons who won a prize in Owens Corning Remodeling Systems, LLC’s “Win Your Share of the $100,000 Finish My Basement Giveaway” or Owens Corning Remodeling Systems, LLC’s “The Great BIG Basement Giveaway: 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 or 2015” are also ineligible to enter or win. The Sweepstakes prize consists of a professionally installed Owens Corning® Basement Finishing System™ for the winner’s residential basement comprised of panels, framing, lineals, molding, trim, batons, lighting, electric, ceiling tiles and ceiling grid (with a maximum retail value of $25,000 [US], as determined in the sole discretion of Owens Corning/Owens Corning Remodeling Systems, LLC/Owens Corning Sales, LLC [collectively, “Owens Corning”] and/or its designee[s]). Individuals may enter after 12:00 p.m. Noon ET, January 1, 2016 via postal mail on a 8.5” x 11” piece of paper in a hand-addressed, stamped envelope to Owens Corning Great BIG Basement, One Owens Corning Pkwy 1C1, Toledo, OH USA 43659 or via internet at www.1800basement.com or via a telephone call initiated by the customer to any advertised number or 1-800-BASEMENT™ or at events where the Owens Corning® Basement Finishing System™ is being promoted (i.e., home show, open house, fair, etc.) by completing and signing an entry form and presenting it directly to an employee or representative of Owens Corning.  Entrant must list entrant’s legal name, address (including zip or postal code), day and evening telephone numbers (with area code), mobile telephone number (if any) and email address (if any). If entering via 8.5” x 11” piece of paper, be sure to include the following statement and sign the paper: BY SIGNING AND ENTERING THE SWEEPSTAKES, I WAIVE MY RIGHTS UNDER ANY DO-NOT-CALL OR SIMILAR LIST AND AGREE TO BE CONTACTED BY OWENS CORNING.  Regardless of how entrants register for the Sweepstakes, only one entry per person. By entering this Sweepstakes, entrants unconditionally agree to abide by all terms of these Official Rules.  All decisions regarding the interpretation of the Official Rules, eligibility, and the selection of the winner for this Sweepstakes lie with Owens Corning and the independent judging organization, whose decisions are final.  Winning the Prize, if such entry is selected as the winner, is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth in these Official Rules.


  1. Each entrant must: (a) be a legal resident of one of the contiguous (48) United States (excluding Florida), the District of Columbia or Canada (excluding Quebec Province); (b) be of the legal age of majority in his/her jurisdiction of residence; (c) own the residence listed on the entry, which must be the address where the Prize (the finished basement) is to be installed if such entry is determined to be the winner. Any waterproofing, remediation, deconstruction or other repairs necessary for proper installation (as determined in the sole discretion of Owens Corning) must be performed at entrant’s sole expense prior to receiving the Prize (the finished basement), and the winner must arrange for installation of finished basement such that the installation be completed within 60 days of verification of winner’s eligibility to receive Prize. The Prize (the finished basement) does not include, without limitation, labor and materials related to painting, staining, flooring, egress code-related issues, or HVAC systems.  Finished basement installation subject to any applicable local building codes and regulations, including, without limitation, if applicable, the issuance of valid building permit(s).  Upon installation of the finished basement, Owens Corning will be deemed to have awarded the Prize to the winner with the winner assuming full ownership and responsibility for the Prize.  If winner’s residence does not have a basement, or the winner’s basement is not in a suitable condition (e.g., without limitation, no water, mold, or structural damage and in compliance with local building codes and regulations) for the Prize (the finished basement) as determined in the sole discretion of Owens Corning, or winner resides in a geographic area in which Owens Corning does not have a participating franchise in good standing that is authorized to install the finished basement at the time of Prize award, Owens Corning will consider the Prize (the finished basement) to be unavailable. If Prize is unavailable for the above or any other reasons, the Prize will be forfeited without compensation of any kind. The final determination as to whether the prize is unavailable will be at the sole discretion of Owens Corning.