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KTNV-TV Official/General Contest Rules

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Morning, Morning Blend, Midday and 4pm News General Contest Rules
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.  A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCE OF WINNING.
1.     GOVERNANCE OF RULES   
a.    These rules govern all promotions and contests ("Promotions") conducted by Journal Broadcast Group, Inc., d/b/a station KTNV-TV ("Promoter" or "Channel 13") during Channel 13 Action News, plus THE MORNING BLEND,broadcast 4:30 -7AM Monday-Sunday, 8-8:30AM Saturdays and Sundays, 9am-10am, 11AM-Noon Monday-Friday. 4-4:30PM Monday-Friday.  In the event additional rules apply to a particular Promotion, those additional rules will be separately specified.  Any rules unique to a specific Promotion will govern in the event of a conflict between those promotion-specific rules and these general rules.  By participating in a Promotion, each entrant agrees to be bound by these official rules and the decision of the Promoter, which shall be final in all respects.  Any non-compliance with rules or conditions may result in disqualification
2.          ELIGIBILITY RESTRICTIONS
a.       Promotions are open to all residents of the Channel 13 viewing area [You may want to define more specifically in terms of counties, etc.] who are 18 years of age or older at the time of entry.   Some Promotions may require limited entry to those people 21 years old and older, which will be announced in connection with such Promotions.  Employees of Promoter, its corporate parent, subsidiary, and affiliated entities, its advertising agencies, participating sponsors/promotional partners, other television stations in the Las Vegas metropolitan area and the members of each of their immediate families (spouse, parents, siblings or children) or households 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 and where prohibited.
b.         Limit of one winner per household among all Promotions ["and other contests or promotions conducted by Promoter" - include if appropriate] within any 30 day period.
c.          Entrants are required to provide truthful information and Promoter will reject and delete any entry that it discovers to be false or fraudulent.  Promoter will disqualify any entry from individuals who do not meet the eligibility requirements, and Promoter will also delete any entry knowingly received from persons under the age of 13 in compliance with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act.
3.       ENTRY 
a.    To participate in the Promotion, upon hearing the cue to call, be the 13th caller to the designated telephone number to get through to the Promoter using the designated telephone number [or insert telephone number] and you will win the designated Promotion prize.  At the time of their call entrants may be asked to provide all requested information, including, their first name and last name, complete address, city, state, zip code, telephone number, and date of birth.  If asked, an entrant must provide this information or face disqualification.  In the event that the selected caller is disconnected or is found to be ineligible, the next eligible caller that successfully makes it through on the call-in line and completes their call will be a winner.
4.       PRIZES
a.      Prizes will vary from day to day, week to week and will be described during the episode of the television program in which they will be awarded.
b.      There is no substitution, transfer, or cash equivalent for prizes except that Promoter may, at its sole discretion, substitute prizes of comparable value or cash.  The prizes are expressly limited to the item(s) specified for the particular Promotion and do not include taxes, gratuities or any other expenses.  Other restrictions may apply.

5.                  WINNER NOTIFICATION
a.        Decisions of Promoter management with respect to any Promotion are final.
b.          Odds of winning depend upon the number of people trying to call.
c.           To win, you must watch the program in which the Promotion is being played.
d.         If required, winners (or their parents or legal guardians if under the age of majority) must execute and return any required affidavit of eligibility and/or liability/publicity release within ten (10) days of notification attempt or winner will be disqualified and the prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner may be chosen.  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, potential winner will be disqualified and will forfeit the prize.
e.            Unless otherwise specified, all prizes or prize certificates must be picked up at KTNV Television at 3355 Valley View Blvd, Las Vegas, NV.  The winner will forfeit any prize or prize certificate not claimed within thirty (30) days of winning.  If the prize is dated material, the winner will be notified.  In such case, the prize will need to be picked up within the stated time frame.  Prize or prize certificates will not be mailed to the winner without the winner's prior written consent in which the winner shall agree to assume its risk of loss.  The Released Parties, as defined below, are not responsible for the safe arrival of a prize or prize certificate.
6.                  CONDITIONS
a.        Payments of all federal, state and local taxes are solely the responsibility of the winners.  Winners 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 Promoter 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.  Such winnings of $600 or more will be reported to the IRS.
b.          By participating in a Promotion, each winner agrees to have his or her name, city, state, voice, or likeness used in any advertising or broadcasting material relating to the Promotion or Channel 13 without additional financial or other compensation, and, where legal, to sign a publicity release confirming such consent prior to acceptance of the prize.
c.        Prior to awarding any prize or prize certificate, and depending on the nature of the prize and eligibility requirements of the contest, the Promoter in its sole discretion will require verification of Promotion winner's identification by a showing of valid government-issued photo identification.  By participating in the Promotion, each winner agrees to release hold Promoter, its sponsor(s) and promotional partner(s), and each of their parent, subsidiary and affiliated entities, and the officers, shareholders, directors, employees, agents and representatives of each of them (collectively, the "Released Parties") harmless against any and all claims or liability arising directly or indirectly from the prize or participation in the Promotion.  Promoter 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.
d.       If for any reason a Promotion cannot be executed as planned, including, but not limited to, as a result of infection by computer virus, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of the Promoter that corrupt or affect the security, administration, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of that Promotion, or if that Promotion is compromised or becomes technically corrupted in any way, electronically or otherwise, the Promoter reserves the right to cancel, terminate or modify the Promotion.  If a Promotion is terminated before the original end date, the Promoter reserves the right to select the winners by random drawing from among all eligible non-suspect entries received as of the termination time/date or otherwise modify the procedure for selecting winners.
     
e.    Promoter, 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 Promoter's web channel or is otherwise in violation of the rules.  Promoter 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 Promoter'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 Promoter in is sole discretion.  Any attempt by an entrant or any person to deliberately damage any Promoter 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, Promoter reserves the right to seek full prosecution and/or damages from any such individual to the fullest extent permitted by law.  Promoter'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 Promoter, any competition or prize-related event or travel is delayed, rescheduled, postponed or cancelled, Promoter reserves the right, but not the obligation, to modify, 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 (iii) lost, stolen, mangled, misdelivered, postage due, illegible, incomplete, incorrect, or late entries.
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 Daily Contest Winner List or Official Rules Request, KTNV-TV, 3355 Valley View Blvd, Las Vegas, NV.  All such requests must be received within thirty (30) days following completion of the Promotion.
7.                  TERMS OF USE AGREEMENT & PRIVACY POLICY
a. By entering this Promotion, you agree to use of your personal information as
described in the Privacy Policy located at:
http://www.journalbroadcastgroup.com/privacy.html
b. [By use of this web channel and by entering this Promotion, you agree to
the Promoter's Terms of Use Agreement:
http://www.journalcommunications.com/27227149.html


 

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