1. ELIGIBILITY: This Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of the contiguous United States, who are 18 years of age or older at the time of entry and are a resident of MN, WI, MI, MO, IL, NE, OR, CA, WA, NV, NC, SC, LA, TN or AL. You need not be present to win. Employees (and their immediate families or those living in the same household) of Sponsor (as identified below), and Discovery Communications, LLC and their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, divisions, parent and related companies, suppliers, printers and advertising, promotional and judging agencies are not eligible to enter or win.

2. HOW TO ENTER: Sweepstakes begins at 12:01 AM on July 5, 2010 and ends at 11:59 PM on September 30, 2010. You may enter this Sweepstakes via on-line or mail-in entry methods described below. Regardless of entry method you may enter only once per family. All entries must be received by 11:59 PM of the last date of the Sweepstakes, i.e. September 30, 2010, whether submitted online or mailed. Proof of depositing entry in mail is not considered proof of delivery or receipt. No photocopied or mechanically reproduced entries will be accepted. Illegible, incomplete and duplicate entries will be disqualified. Entries will not be accepted from post office boxes. All entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be returned.

a. ON-LINE ENTRY METHOD: Beginning on July 5, 2010, you may enter the Sweepstakes via the Internet by logging on to and following the entry directions. You may be required to register or to otherwise provide some or all of the following information: your name, address, city, state, zip code, telephone number, age and e-mail address and general information about your knowledge of Sponsor’s programming and services. Online entrant must be the registered subscriber of the email account by which the entry is made. In the event of a dispute as to the entries submitted by multiple users having the same e-mail account, the authorized subscriber of the e-mail account (as specified by the Internet Service provider) used to enter the Sweepstakes at the actual time of entry will be deemed the entrant. Entries made by any individual or any entity other than the named entrant and/or originating at any other Internet Website, including (but not limited to) commercial sweepstakes subscription notification and/or entering service are void.

b. MAIL-IN ENTRY METHOD: You may also enter the Sweepstakes by hand printing the words, Charter Communications, "Operation School Supplies", your name, address, city, state, zip code, telephone number, age and e-mail address (if applicable) on a 3" by 5" card and mailing it in an envelope to Charter Communications, "Operation School Supplies" c/o Charter Media Marketing Department, 6399 South Fiddler's Green Circle, Sixth Floor, Greenwood Village, CO 80111.

3. PRIZES AND APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUE: There will be 11 Prize(s) awarded. Ten Prizes consists solely of one Discovery branded flip top mino camcorder. The approximate total retail value of one of these camcorders is $150.00. One Prize consists of a trip to San Diego, California for a family of four including at least one adult parent or designated guardian on the trip and the trip includes airfare for four, four nights at a hotel including unlimited visits to the San Diego Zoo the Zoo's Wild Animal Park, and Sea World and related transportation transfers. Travel must take place between January 1, 2011 and October 31, 2011. Travel arrangements must be made through Sponsor's agent. All other expenses relating to acceptance of the Prize not explicitly stated herein, including but not limited to taxes, meals, beverages, alcoholic beverages, and gratuities are responsibility of Prize winner and guests. Complete terms and conditions of Prize trip will be furnished with prize notification. Sponsor makes no guarantee that the visits to the San Diego Zoo, the Wild Animal Park and Sea World will take place at time of visit. Travel companions of trip winners must be 21 years of age or older or the spouse or child of the Prize winner. All winners of Prizes including Trip Winner's travel companions, or the parent or legal guardian if companion is a minor, will be required to sign, have notarized and return to Sponsor in the time noted above, a release of liability, and (except where prohibited by law) a publicity release prior to issuance of any of the Prizes including the applicable travel documents. The total value of the San Diego Trip to be awarded is approximately $4,000.00. All federal, state, and local tax liabilities are the sole responsibility of the Winners. No transfer, substitution, or cash equivalent for the Prizes are permitted, except by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Winners will be required to complete and return an IRS W-9 form (i.e. Request for Taxpayer Identification Number and Certification).

4. RANDOM DRAWING: 1 San Diego Trip Prize Winner will be selected first in a random drawing from all eligible entries and then a total of 10 camcorder Prize Winner(s) will be selected in a random drawing from among all eligible entries on or about November 1, 2010 by officials selected by Sponsor, whose decisions are final and binding in all matters relating to the Sweepstakes. The Prize Winners for the camcorders will be selected from MN, WI, MI, NV, LA, TN, AL and one random winner will be selected from MO, IL, NE combined and one random winner will be selected from OR, CA, WA combined and one random winner will be selected from NC and SC combined. Sponsor shall continue to select random winners so that there is one winner per each state or region for a camcorder as described herein. The Prizes are guaranteed to be awarded. Only one Winner per household is permitted. The Winners will be notified by telephone, e-mail or mail service by November 1, 2010.

5. PRIZE CONDITIONS: No substitution for any prize will be permitted. If necessary due to unavailability of the Prize, a prize of equal or greater value will be awarded at the discretion of the Sponsor. Prize is not transferable, assignable or redeemable for cash. Winners will be required to execute and return an Affidavit of Eligibility/Release of Liability/Publicity Release within fifteen (15) days of issuance. If the Winner is 18 or older, as is required for entry, but not the age of majority in state of residence, the prize will either be awarded in the name of a parent or legal guardian, or a parent or legal guardian must ratify and sign all documents required of winner. Failure to return all required documents in this time period may result in the Winner being disqualified and an alternate Winner selected. If Sponsor cannot contact Winner after three attempts, if a prize notification is returned to Sponsor as undeliverable or if an entrant is found to be ineligible or declines acceptance of the Prize for any reason, an alternate Winner will be selected. By entering this Sweepstakes and/or accepting the Prize, Winner and entrant hereby consent (except where prohibited by law) to the reasonable use by Sponsor of the Winners' and entrants' photograph, voice, likeness and/or image, hometown address, contents of the entry form and the name and age of the Winners and entrants without any further compensation for any future promotional activity related to this Sweepstakes.

6. ODDS OF WINNING: The odds of winning a Prize depends on the total number of eligible entries received for the Sweepstakes and are equal regardless of method of entry.

7. CONDUCT OF PARTICIPATION: By entering the Sweepstakes, entrant affirms that he or she has read and agrees to abide by the Official Sweepstakes Rules and the decisions of the officials. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any entrant acting in violation of the Official Rules or found tampering with the entry process or with the operation of the Sweepstakes or the website. The Sweepstakes is governed by the laws of the United States and, by entering, all Winners and entrants hereby submit to the jurisdiction and venue of the federal, state and local courts located in St. Louis, Missouri. ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEB SITE RELATED TO SPONSOR OR THE SWEEPSTAKES OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE IN VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS, AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM SUCH ENTRANT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

8. LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY: Sponsor and Discovery Communications, LLC, and each of its respective affiliates, subsidiaries, parent corporations, and their respective officers, directors, shareholders, employees and agents, are not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate entry information, theft, tampering, destruction, or unauthorized access to, or alteration of entries; printing or other errors; and any entries or mail which are late, lost, delayed, incomplete, misdirected, stolen, mutilated, illegible, postage due or any combination thereof. Sponsor reserves the right to modify, suspend or terminate the Sweepstakes in the event that it becomes necessary due to circumstances beyond Sponsor's control. In the event the Sweepstakes is terminated early, a winner will be selected from all eligible entries received at the time of termination.

9. RELEASE OF LIABILITY: By participating, Winner and entrants agree to release, discharge, indemnify and hold harmless Sponsor, and Discovery Communications, LLC, and each of its respective affiliates, subsidiaries, parent corporations, and their officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents from and against any claims made by the Winner, entrants or any other third parties related in any way to the operation of this Sweepstakes, as well as any other claims, damages or liability due to any injuries, damages or losses (whether alleged, threatened, or actual) to any person (including death) or property of any kind resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, misuse or use of any prize or participation in any Sweepstakes-related activity or participation in this Sweepstakes.

10. WINNERS LIST: For an Official Winners List (available after November 1, 2010) or a copy of these Official Rules, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: Charter Communications, Inc. "Operation School Supplies"- WINNERS - or - OFFICIAL RULES Operation School Supplies, c/o Charter Media Marketing Department, 6399 South Fiddler's Green Circle, Sixth Floor, Greenwood Village, CO 80111. Vermont residents may omit return postage if requesting a set of Official Rules. All requests must be received by September 30, 2010. Official Rules are also available at

11. ENTRANT'S PERSONAL INFORMATION: Information collected from entrants is subject to the Sponsor's Privacy Policy which can be found at

12. SPONSOR: Charter Communications Operating, LLC, 6399 South Fiddler's Green Circle, Sixth Floor, Greenwood Village, CO.


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