Win $1,000 With the Country's Never Been So Rewarding Contest Official Sweepstakes Rules.

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY.

ELIGIBILITY: Open to U.S. residents, 18 or older. To enter, click on the contest banners to submit your entry. All entries must be received by January 9, 2004 midnight.

Employees of The Hartford Courant, Tribune and ctnow.com, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, Baker's Country Furniture, the immediate family and household members of such employees are not eligible. Void where prohibited. All Federal, State and local laws and regulations apply.

DRAWING: One (1) Grand Prize Winner will be selected on/about January 12, 2004 from all eligible entries received. Winner will be notified by phone or email the day of drawing. Winners will be required to come to the offices of the Hartford Courant at 285 Broad Street, Hartford, CT within 5 business days after notification and execute an Affidavit of Eligibility, liability waiver and present photo identification and social security card. In the event of noncompliance, winner will be disqualified and the winner's prize will be forfeited to the next eligible winner drawn. Winner agrees to publication and/or broadcast of their name, likeness or photograph by the Hartford Courant for any advertising, promotion, trade or other purpose without additional compensation. Drawing and notifications are under the supervision of The Hartford Courant, whose decisions are final. Odds of winning depend on number of eligible entries received. No substitution or transfer of prize allowed, except at sole discretion of the Sponsor, which may award a substitute prize of equal or greater value at its' discretion.

PRIZE: One Grand prize: One Chippendale Reclining Wing Chair from Baker's Country Furniture. One Second prize: Two (2) lift tickets to Ski Sundown in New Hartford, CT. One Third prize: Two (2)tickets to an upcoming show at the CareerBuilder.com Oakdale Theatre.

GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS: All entrants in this contest become part of the Hartford Courant's marketing database, and the Courant may send you relevant offers from us or on behalf of local retailers. Submission of an entry indicates acceptance of all contest rules. Winner agrees to release, discharge and hold harmless The Hartford Courant, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies and their respective officers, directors and employees from any and all claims or damages including personal injury and/or death or property damage, arising out of Winner's participation in the drawing and the acceptance and use and/or misuse of the prize awarded. All taxes are the sole responsibility of Winner.

WINNER'S LIST: For a winner's list, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to Country's Never Been So Rewarding Winner's List, ctnow.com, Marketing Department, 285 Broad Street, Hartford, CT 06115, before January 19, 2004.

SPONSOR: ctnow.com, 285 Broad Street, Hartford, CT 06115.