THE VALLEY'S FOX 10 O'CLOCK NEWS “DECIDE AND RIDE” GIVEAWAY
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1. PROMOTION DATES
a. The Valley's Fox 10 O'Clock News “Decide and Ride” Giveaway (“Promotion”) will begin on Monday, January 20, 2014 at 10:00:00 p.m. ET and end on Saturday, February 22, 2014 at 11:59:59 p.m. ET. The deadline for entries is Friday, February 21, 2014 at 11:59:59 p.m. ET.
2. ELIGIBILITY RESTRICTIONS
a. The Promotion is open to all legal residents of the United States and the District of Columbia (except NY and FL) who are 18 years of age or older at the time of entry and who live in (1) the Harrisonburg, Virginia Nielsen Designated Market Area, which includes the following counties: Rockingham, Augusta and Pendleton, or (2) Shenandoah County, Virginia or Page County, Virginia. Employees of WSVF/WHSV (the “Station”), its parent, subsidiary, and affiliated entities, its advertising agencies, participating sponsors/promotional partners, other broadcasting stations in (1) the Harrisonburg, Virginia Nielsen Designated Market Area or (2) Shenandoah County, Virginia or Page County, Virginia, and the members of their immediate families (spouse, parents, siblings or children) or households (whether related or not) are ineligible to participate or win. This Promotion is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Void outside the United States, in NY and FL, as applicable, and where prohibited.
b. Only one winner per household is permitted in any Station-conducted contest/sweepstakes.
c. Entrants must possess a valid driver's license.
d. Entrants are required to provide truthful information and the Station will reject and delete any entry that it discovers to be false or fraudulent. The Station will disqualify any entry from individuals who do not meet the eligibility requirements, and will also delete any entry as required by law.
a. To participate in the Promotion, you may enter via the following method(s):
VIA INTERNET – Watch WHSV’s newscast each weeknight beginning at 10:00 p.m. ET for an announcement of that night’s keyword during a commercial for Harrisonburg Auto Mall. After learning the keyword of the night, go to WHSV’s contests page at www.whsv.com/contests. Click on the “Decide and Ride” contest graphic. Follow the links and instructions to enter and submit the keyword, your first name and last name, complete address (including city, state, zip code), telephone number, date of birth, and a valid email address in the online entry form. Internet entries will be deemed made by the authorized account holder of the email address submitted at the time of entry. The authorized account holder is the natural person who is assigned to the email address by an internet access provider, online service provider or other organization that is responsible for assigning the email address or the domain associated with the submitted email address. Multiple entrants are not permitted to share the same email address. Entries submitted will not be acknowledged or returned. Use of any device to automate entry is prohibited. Proof of submission of an entry shall not be deemed proof of receipt by Station. Entries must be received by 11:59:59 p.m. ET on the day the keyword was revealed. The contest/sweepstakes administrator’s computer is the official time keeping device for the Promotion. For purpose of this Promotion, a “Day” shall begin at 12:00:00 a.m. ET and shall end at 11:59:59 p.m. ET.
VIA TEXT – Watch WHSV’s newscast each weeknight beginning at 10:00 p.m. ET for an announcement of that night’s keyword during a commercial for Harrisonburg Auto Mall. After learning the keyword of the night, text the keyword to 3-4-7-9-2. Standard message and data rates may apply and the Station is not responsible for any fees incurred by an entrant for this method of entry. Entries must be received by 11:59:59 p.m. ET on the day the keyword was revealed. Entrants in a Text-to-Win promotion do not provide detailed personal information at the time of entry given the limitations of the text message format. If an individual entering the Promotion via text is chosen as the winner, he/she must provide all requested information upon being notified of winning, including first name and last name, complete postal address (street, city, state, and zip code), email address, telephone number, and date of birth.
All entrants must follow the “call to action” entry instructions and submit any requested information. By submission of an entry in this contest, entrants hereby expressly consent to the receipt of a confirmatory bounce-back message related to the Promotion and notification via text if they are selected to be a winner. Text message entries will be deemed made by the authorized account holder of the mobile account used to submit the entry at the time of entry. The authorized account holder is the natural person who is assigned to the text or mobile telephone number by a telecommunications provider, or other organization that is responsible for assigning such numbers. Multiple entrants are not permitted to share the same text or mobile telephone number. Use of any device to automate entry is prohibited. Proof of submission of an entry shall not be deemed proof of receipt by Station. The contest/sweepstakes administrator’s telephone system is the official time keeping device for the Promotion. For purpose of this Promotion, a “Day” shall begin at 12:00:00 a.m. ET and shall end at 11:59:59 p.m. ET.
b. This Promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook. By submission of an entry, an entrant releases Facebook from any responsibility or liability for the Promotion’s administration, prizes or promotion. You are providing entry information to WSVF/WHSV and not to Facebook.
c. For internet entry, only one internet entry per person and per email address per Day is permitted. For text entry, only one entry per person and per cell phone number per Day is permitted.
a. One winner will win his or her choice of one (1) of the following four (4) vehicles: 2013 Honda Fit (approximate retail value of $17,000), 2013 Hyundai Accent (approximate retail value of $17,000), 2013 Ford Fiesta (approximate retail value of $17,000) or 2014 Mitsubishi Mirage (approximate retail value of $17,000). Winner will not have a choice of vehicle color, interior or any other feature.
b. The winner may be featured in videotaped and/or live broadcast segments on Valley's Fox 10 O'Clock News, as well as on the Station’s web channel and/or Facebook page, as determined by the Station.
c. There is no substitution, transfer, or cash equivalent for prizes, except that the Station may, at its sole discretion, substitute prizes of comparable value or cash. The prizes are expressly limited to the item(s) listed above and do not include taxes, gratuities or any other expenses. Other restrictions may apply.
5. WINNER SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION
a. Decisions of Station management with respect to the Promotion are final.
b. A potential winner will be selected on Saturday, February 22, 2014 by a random drawing conducted by Station management.
c. Odds of winning depend on number of entries received.
d. Winners must have watched the WHSV’s newscast beginning at 10:00 p.m. ET during the Promotion dates for an announcement of that night’s keyword in order to enter the Promotion.
e. A representative of the station will attempt to reach the potential winner by phone on Saturday, February 22, 2014. Winner must respond to the phone call and execute and return any required affidavit of eligibility and/or liability/publicity release within three (3) business days of notification attempt or winner will be disqualified and the prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner may be chosen by random drawing. If a potential winner cannot be contacted, fails to complete, sign and return the required affidavit of eligibility and liability/publicity release within the required time period, or if a prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, the potential winner will be disqualified and will forfeit the prize.
f. The winner will forfeit any prize not claimed within three (3) business days of winning. The Station, its sponsor, or promotional partner(s) are not responsible for the safe arrival of a prize or transportation of prize to winner. Winner must pick up the grand prize vehicle at Harrisonburg Auto Mall, 2885 South Main Street, Harrisonburg, Virginia, 22802 within three (3) business days of winning.
a. Payments of all federal, state and local taxes are solely the responsibility of the winner. Winner will be required to complete and submit an IRS Form W-9 or the equivalent including the winner’s full Social Security Number for receipt of any prize valued at $600 or more or for any prizes awarded by the Station in a calendar year with an aggregate value of $600 or more. Failure to submit a complete W-9 or equivalent will result in disqualification and forfeiture of the prize.
b. Winner must provide proof of a valid driver's license and legally required automobile insurance covering the vehicle in order to claim the vehicle. Winners are solely responsible for insuring their vehicles, and for payment of all associated transaction fees, registration and taxes.
c. Participating in the Promotion and acceptance of the prize constitutes winner’s and guest’s (where applicable) permission for the Station or its agents to photograph, film and record each winner, and to use his/her name, address (city and state), likeness, photograph, voice, biographical information and/or any statements made by him/her regarding the Promotion or its sponsors for purposes of trade, publicity or promotion without additional financial or other compensation, and, the Station may, where legal, require a winner (and guest or travel companion, where applicable) to sign a publicity release confirming such consent prior to acceptance of the prize.
d. Prior to awarding any prize or prize certificate, and depending on the nature of the prize and eligibility requirements of the Promotion, the Station in its sole discretion will require verification of Promotion winner’s identification by a showing of valid government-issued photo identification. By participating and/or accepting a prize, entrants, winners and guests (if applicable) agree to release and hold harmless the Station, its sponsor(s) and promotional partner(s), its advertising and promotion agencies, and each of their respective parent, subsidiary and affiliated entities, and the officers, shareholders, directors, employees, agents, representatives, successors, and assigns of each of them (collectively, the “Released Parties”) against any and all claims or liability arising directly or indirectly from the prize or participation in the Promotion. The Station will also require eligible Promotion winners and their guests or travel companions, if any (as well as each of their parent(s) or legal guardian(s), if winners, guests or travel companions are under the age of majority in their state of residence), to sign a liability release confirming such consent.
e. The Station, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify any person (and all of their entries) from this Promotion if he or she tampers with the entry process, the operation of the Promotion, or the operation of the Station’s web channel or is otherwise in violation of the rules. The Station further reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to modify, cancel, terminate or suspend the Promotion, or any part of it, if it is not capable of completion as planned or if any fraud, technical failures or any factor beyond the Station’s control, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention or technical failures of any sort, corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Promotion as determined by the Station in is sole discretion. Any attempt by an entrant or any person to deliberately damage any station web channel or to undermine the legitimate operation of this Promotion may be a violation of criminal and civil laws. Should such an attempt be made, the Station reserves the right to seek full prosecution and/or damages from any such individual to the fullest extent permitted by law. The Station’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of this provision. If due to circumstances beyond the control of the Station, any competition or prize-related event or travel is delayed, rescheduled, postponed or cancelled, the Station reserves the right, but not the obligation, to modify, terminate, suspend or cancel the Promotion and shall not be required to award a substitute prize.
f. The Released Parties are not responsible for (i) typographical or other errors in the printing, the offering or the administration of the Promotion, or in the announcement of a prize; (ii) entries not received due to difficulty accessing the internet, service outage or delays, computer difficulties, malfunctions, disconnections, other technological failures, telephone service outages, delays, dropped calls, or busy signals, or any other difficulties that may prevent an individual from sending or receiving a text message; or (iii) lost, stolen, mangled, misdirected, postage due, illegible, incomplete, incorrect, or late entries. Further, the Released Parties are not responsible if any part of a Promotion prize that cannot be awarded due to acts of god, acts of war, natural disasters, weather, acts of terrorism or other factors beyond the Station’s control.
g. To obtain a copy of the Official Rules or a list of winners following completion of the Promotion (please specify which), send a self-addressed, stamped envelope (VT residents may omit return postage) specifying “Official Rules” or “Winner List” to The Valley's Fox 10 O'Clock News “Decide and Ride” Giveaway Winner List or Official Rules Request, WSVF, 50 North Main Street, Harrisonburg, Virginia 22802. A copy of the Official Rules and a list of winners (when complete) are also available during regular business hours at the main studio of WSVF, 50 North Main Street, Harrisonburg, Virginia 22802. All such requests must be received within thirty (30) days following completion of the Promotion.
Sponsor: Harrisonburg Auto Mall, 2885 South Main Street, Harrisonburg, Virginia, 22802.