EMERALD COAST TRIP CONTEST OFFICIAL RULES

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by WHAS11 News

WHAS11.com

Posted on August 22, 2011 at 9:40 AM

Updated Friday, Aug 19 at 6:07 PM

EMERALD COAST TRIP CONTEST

OFFICIAL RULES

 

 

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.

 

ELIGIBILITY:  The Contest is open to legal residents of Kentuckiana who are eighteen (18) years or older at the time of entry .  Kentuckiana is defined as Clark Crawford, Floyd, Harrison, Jackson, Jefferson, Jennings, Orange, Perry, Scott, and Washington counties in Southern Indiana, and Adair, Breckinridge, Bullitt, Carroll, Grayson, Green, Hardin, Henry, Jefferson, Larue, Marion, Meade, Nelson, Oldham, Shelby, Spencer, Taylor, Trimble, and Washington Counties in Kentucky.  Void where prohibited by law. Winners of previous WHAS 11  contests are not eligible to win another WHAS 11 contest within a 90-day period. 

 

Employees, temporary employees, independent contractors and interns of WHAS 11, Belo Corp., (hereinafter “Contest Providers”) their respective subsidiaries, parents, partners, other contest sponsors, advertising and promotional agencies and the immediate family members of and any persons living with, any such employees are not eligible to enter or to win.  The term “immediate family members” includes spouses, parents, grandparents, siblings, children, and grandchildren.

 

HOW TO ENTER: From 12:00 pm ET on Monday, August 22, 2011, through 12:00 p.m. ET on Friday, August 26, 2011 (the “Promotional Period”), WHAS will conduct a daily Contest encouraging participants to watch WHAS 11 Noon News on WHAS 11, watch for the cue to call and be the 11th  caller to get thru our contest hotline to win (the “Daily Winner”).  The Daily Winners will be entered into a drawing for the Grand Prize.  CEO of Emerald Coast will draw winner during the noon news on Friday August 26, 2011.

 

DEADLINES:  The contest begins at 12:00PM ET on August 22,  2011 and ends on August 26, 2011 at 12:00PM ET.

 

No responsibility is assumed by WHAS 11 , Belo Corp., their respective subsidiaries, parents, partners, or other Contest sponsors for telephone service outages, delays, busy signals, equipment malfunctions and any other technological difficulties that may prevent an individual from completing his/her telephone call.

 

ODDS OF WINNING:  Odds of winning depend on the number of calls received.

 

PRIZES: One (1) winner will receive a prize package consisting of:

 

three-night/four-day stay along Florida’s Emerald Coast at Henderson park Inn, as well as a VIP card offering discounted or complimentary admission to local restaurants and area attractions for up to four people and includes:

Free admission to Florida’s Gulfarium

Free admission to The Emerald Coast Science Center

Free admission to Ft. Walton Beach Heritage Park & Culture Center

Buy one round of golf, get one free at Regatta Bay Golf & Country Club

Two for one single kayak rental

Two for one entrees at grand Vista Bar & Grille

Magnolia Grill Historic tour plus 1 bottle from wine list and two for one lunch and dinner entrees

Two for one Capt. Rex’s Sailing Adventures

Two for One 6 hour deep sea fishing trip on Swoop I & II

*blackout dates apply (holiday weeks and holiday weekends) and is subject to availability.  Approximate retail value of prize package is $800.00.

Winner is solely responsible for all expenses not expressly provided for above, including transportation from Winner’s residence to and from Henderson Park Inn, meals, incidentals, tips, gratuities, telephone calls, souvenirs, dry cleaning, laundry, additional ground transportation, baggage charges, additional spa treatments or other personal expenses or charges incurred during the Trip. Trip must be taken and completed by August 21, 2012 or else it shall be forfeited in its entirety and Contest Provider shall have no further obligation to Winner. Blackout dates apply. All prize details are at Contest Provider’s discretion.

 Prizes are non-transferable and may not be redeemed for cash; substitutions may not be requested.  By participating in contest and accepting a prize, participants and winner will be deemed to agree to these Rules.  Winner is responsible for all applicable federal, state, and local income and any other taxes, fees and surcharges.  An IRS Form 1099 will be issued for all prizes with a retail value in excess of $600.  Contest Providers reserve the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value.

 

WINNER SELECTION:  Immediately after the selection of the final Daily Winner on August 26, 2011,  the Grand Prize Winner will be drawn from pool of all of the Daily Winners during the Promotional Period. Winner selection will be made by Contest Providers (Emerald Coast CEO), whose decision shall be final. The Winner will be notified by phone at the time the drawing is conducted. In order to be named a winner, potential winners may be required to execute and return an Affidavit of Eligibility/Prize Acceptance Form/Release of liability upon accepting a prize.  Noncompliance will result in disqualification and an alternate winner will be selected.

 

USE OF CONTEST INFORMATION:  Contestants grant to Contest Providers, and Contest Providers reserve, the right to use any and all information related to the Contest, including information provided by Contestants in connection with the Contest, for marketing purposes or any other purpose, unless prohibited by law. Contestants may be required to sign a release, which grants to Contest Providers the right to use and publish their proper name and state of residence online or in any other media in connection with the Contest.  By accepting a prize, winner(s) may be required to sign a release that grants permission to Contest Providers to use his or her name, photograph, likeness, voice, prize information and/or biographical information for publicity and promotional purposes without future compensation unless prohibited by law.  By entering, participants release and hold harmless Contest Providers, their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, employees, and agents from any and all liability for any injuries, loss or damages of any kind arising from or in connection with the Contest or any prize won. Restrictions, conditions and limitations may apply.

 

CONDUCT:  By entering the Contest, you agree to be bound by these Official Rules.  Contestants further agree to be bound by the decisions of the Contest Providers, which shall be final and binding in all respects. Contest Providers reserve the right at their sole discretion to disqualify any individual they find to be tampering with the entry process or to be acting in violation of the Official Rules.

 

You agree that in your participation in the Contest you will not use obscene, libelous or slanderous language, or language that infringes upon a third party's trademark, trade name or other intellectual property right or right of privacy. You agree to indemnify and hold harmless WHAS 11, Belo Corp., their respective subsidiaries, parents, partners, or other contest sponsors, officers, consultants, agents, and employees against and from all claims, damages liabilities, costs and expenses asserted by third parties alleging that the Contest includes obscenity, libel, slander, or infringes upon the third party's intellectual property or privacy rights, as a direct result of your actions in connection with the Contest. You further agree to not knowingly damage or cause interruption of the Contest or to prevent others' participation in the Contest.

 

CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY A CONTESTANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS, AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, CONTEST PROVIDERS RESERVE THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH CONTESTANT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

 

LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY:  Winners assume liability for losses or injuries caused or claimed to be caused by participating in the Contest, or by the acceptance, possession, use of, or failure to receive any prize.  Contest Providers are not responsible: (i) for telephone service outages, delays, busy signals, equipment malfunctions or any other technological difficulties that may prevent an individual from completing his / her telephone call, or (ii) for any incorrect or inaccurate information in the Contest or by any technical or human error that may occur in the processing of submissions in the Contest. If the Contest is not capable of running as planned for any reason, including legal restrictions, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, or any other causes beyond the control of Contest Providers that corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Contest, Contest Providers reserve the right to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Contest.

 

RULES / WINNERS LIST:  Official Rules and the name of the winner may be obtained by sending a self-addressed, stamped #10 envelope to: WHAS 11, 520 West Chestnut Street, Louisville, Kentucky 40202 Indicate Emerald Coast Trip Giveaway Rules Request" or "Emerald Coast Trip Giveaway Winners List" on the outside of the envelope as applicable. Limit one (1) request per envelope. The request must include the name of the contest. Winners List will be available 5 days after the winners are confirmed. Questions regarding this contest may be addressed to: Brandy Clark/Elizabeth Burrice, 520 W. Chestnut Street, Louisville KY  40202  PH 502-582-7801.

 

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY:  The names, logos, and icons identifying the products and services of Contest Providers are proprietary marks of Belo Kentucky, Belo Corp., and/or their sponsors.  Emerald Coast is not affiliated with and does not sponsor or endorse the services of Contest Providers. Copying or unauthorized use of any copyrighted material or trademarks without the express written consent of its owner is strictly prohibited.

 

GENERAL CONDITIONS:  This Contest is subject to all federal, state, and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited by law.

 

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