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Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, ABC Digital invite fans to play along and win with 'Official Oscars Challenge'


Thu, Jan 14th 2016 05:30 pm

Grand prize is a trip to Hollywood and tickets to the Oscars' 2017 red carpet

Now through "Oscar Sunday," Feb. 28, fans can visit challenge.oscar.com and use their individual Facebook accounts to login to "The Official Oscars Challenge" presented by Kohl's. Players predict the winners, challenge their friends and then tune in on Oscar night to play along and access real-time results and leaderboard rankings. For the first time this year, eligible players will also have the opportunity to win exclusive prizes.

On "Oscar Sunday," all 24 categories will be updated in real time during the show. For each correct answer, eligible players will be automatically entered into a random drawing for the chance to win an exclusive "Oscar Prize Pack." Each prize pack offers limited-edition Oscar-themed memorabilia, DVDs of the Best Picture nominees and a $100 Kohl's gift card.

One lucky "Oscar All-Star Winner" will be selected randomly from the entrants who correctly predict the most winners on the "Official Oscars Challenge" ballot. They will win the ultimate grand prize: A trip for two to Hollywood that includes tickets to the 2017 Oscars red carpet and a $1,000 Kohl's gift card. The runner-up prize is a trip for two to Hollywood that includes tickets to the 2016 red carpet premiere of a The Walt Disney Studio Production and a $500 Kohl's gift card.

Players with a valid Facebook ID can login and play "The Official Oscars Challenge." However, only legal U.S. residents 18 or older are eligible to enter the sweepstakes. No purchase necessary. Visit challenge.oscar.com for official rules, including full eligibility requirements, winner selection process, prize descriptions and limitations. Void where prohibited.

The 88th Oscars will be held on Sunday, Feb. 28, at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center in Hollywood, and will be televised live by the ABC Television Network at 7 p.m. ET. "The Oscars" presentation also will be televised live in more than 225 countries and territories worldwide.

For more information about nominees, news and more, visit Oscar.com. On "Oscar Sunday," the site will be live with the "The Oscars Backstage," the ultimate complement to the live telecast. With cameras strategically placed on the red carpet and throughout the backstage area of the Dolby Theatre during the telecast, fans will have insider views into the most memorable moments of the night.

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