“COMEDIES FOR GROWN UPS” CONTEST RULES
No purchase or payment of any kind is necessary to enter or win.
The contest is void where prohibited by law.
1. How to Enter the Contest:
(a) The “Comedies for Grown Ups” contest will begin at 3:00:00pm Eastern Standard Time (“EST”) on May 7, 2013 and end at 11:59:59pm EST on May 10, 2013. Contest is sponsored by Sony Pictures Television Inc.
(b) This Sweepstakes consists of five (5) drawings (two (2) on the first day of the contest, then one (1) per day after that), each a daily sweepstakes, and one (1) grand prize drawing. Five (5) prizes will be awarded and one (1) Grand prize. The entry period for each daily sweepstakes begins at 3:00:00 p.m. ET and ends at 11:59:59 p.m. EST each respective day (“Daily Entry Period”). Participants must watch the television programs, Rules of Engagement and The King of Queens, airing weekdays at 3:00 and 3:30pm and 5:00 and 5:30pm, respectively, in order to watch for the sweepstakes “code” for each Daily Entry Period which will be displayed during the first thirty (30) minutes of each episode in a special on screen graphic display (“Code”). Entrants must then go to http://www.mytv38.com (“Website”) to enter the code word and complete the entry form by providing the following information: First Name, Last Name, Street Address, City, State, Zip Code, Date of Birth, Phone Number, and Email Address (“Entry Information”). All required Entry Information must be completed in full, must be accurate and valid. After completing and submitting your Entry Information, you will then receive one entry into the Sweepstakes for that daily sweepstakes and the grand prize drawing (“Sweepstakes Entry”). Show schedules may be changed or preempted without notice. The potential award of any prize is subject to eligibility verification, as set forth below.
(c) Limit one (1) Sweepstakes Entries per person (based on e-mail address) per Daily Entry Period. Sweepstakes Entries for a given daily sweepstakes must be received by 11:59:59 p.m. EST each day. Sweepstakes Entries for the last daily sweepstakes and the grand prize drawing must be received by 11:59:59 p.m. EST on May 10, 2013. Multiple Sweepstakes Entries submitted by the same person in excess of this limit will be disqualified. Proof of delivery or receipt of Sweepstakes Entries will not be deemed by Sponsor as proof of receipt (or entry). Any attempted form of participation in this Sweepstakes other than as described herein is void.
(d) Sponsor is not responsible for technical or computer failures, errors or data loss of any kind, lost or unavailable Internet connections, or failed, incomplete, garbled or deleted computer or network transmissions, inability to access any Web site or on-line service, or any other error or malfunction, or late, lost, illegible or misdirected entries. Entry materials that have been tampered with or altered are void. If the judges determine, in their sole discretion, that there is any suspected or actual electronic tampering with the Contest or if technical difficulties compromise the integrity of the Contest, the judges reserve the right to void the entries at issue and/or terminate the Contest and conduct a random drawing to award the prize among all eligible entries received as of the termination date. If the Contest is terminated due to tampering or technical difficulties prior to its expiration date, notice will be posted at http://www.mytv38.com. If, for any reason, the Contest is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Contest, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Contest. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any entrant that tampers with the operation of the Contest or website or violates the Official Rules of the Contest.
(e) Broadcasts are subject to preemptions and scheduling changes. If such changes occur they will be posted on the myTV38 (CBS Boston) website.
(f) Entry deemed made by holder of e-mail account.
(g) Odds of winning depend on number of eligible entries.
2. Eligibility Restrictions:
(a) The contest is open to Massachusetts and New Hampshire residents who are 18 years of age or older. Employees of WBZ, WSBK, CBS Corporation, Sony Pictures Television, other television and radio stations in the Boston market, and their affiliates, subsidiaries and advertising agencies and their immediate family members and persons living in the same household are ineligible to participate or win.
(b) Viewers are eligible to win a WSBK contest only once every sixty days. Only one winner per household is permitted in any contest. Viewers are eligible to win a prize valued at $600.00 or more only once every six months.
(c) All entries become the sole property of Station and will not be returned. By entering, entrants agree to abide by these rules, and warrant and represent that their entry is their original work.
(d) Contestants 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 the Station will also delete any entry received from persons under the age of 13.
(a) Five (5) Daily Prizes (two (2) selected on the first day of the contest, then one (1) selected per day after that): Each daily prize winner will win one (1) King of Queens and/or Rules of Engagement Prize Pack consisting of select Show merchandise which may include a DVD set, shirt, pants, mug, coasters, and note cube (actual Prize Pack merchandise items awarded subject to availability and at Sponsor’s sole discretion). Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of each Daily Prize: $160.00. One (1) Grand Prize winner will receive a two (2) night trip for the winner and one (1) guest (who may not be a minor in the jurisdiction where he/she is located) to New York, NY. The Grand Prize will include roundtrip coach class air transportation from a major airport near the Grand Prize winner’s residence, to New York, NY; standard hotel accommodations (single room, double occupancy); two (2) tickets to the Grown Ups 2 movie premiere (“Event”) on July, 10, 2013); ground transportation to/from the Airport/Hotel and Hotel/Event; and $500 spending cash (awarded in the form of a check). Event/travel dates subject to change; winner will be notified prior to Event. Total ARV of Grand Prize: $3,150.00. Total ARV of all prizes: $3,950.00. Odds of winning a Daily Prize depend upon the total number of eligible Sweepstakes Entries. Odds of winning the Grand Prize depend upon the total number of eligible Sweepstakes Entries received for the entire Sweepstakes Period. The Grand Prize winner and his/her respective guest may be required to have/present at least one major credit card in good standing in order to check into their hotel room. The Grand Prize winner and his/her respective guest must travel together on the same itinerary. Items not specifically mentioned as being included as part of the Grand Prize are the sole responsibility of the Grand Prize winner and his/her guest including, but not limited to, travel tax, travel insurance, room service, laundry service, meals, unspecified ground transportation, baggage fees, hotel incidentals, local and long distance telephone calls, gratuities, personal items, government fees, and all other costs and expenses not otherwise mentioned herein. The prize restrictions/conditions stated herein may be subject to additional restrictions/conditions. No transfer, substitution or cash equivalent for prizes, except that Sponsor in its sole discretion may substitute a prize of equal or greater value due to prize unavailability for any reason. Any depiction of prizes, in Sweepstakes materials or otherwise, is for illustrative purposes only. All expenses not specifically mentioned as being included are excluded and are each winner’s sole responsibility. Sweepstakes void where prohibited by law and subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws. All federal, state or other tax liabilities (including, but not limited to, income taxes) arising from Sweepstakes will be the sole responsibility of the winners. The Grand Prize winner will receive a 1099 Form from the Sponsor for the value of the Grand Prize. The Sweepstakes administrator is not the supplier or guarantor of any of the prizes.
(b) Prizes can only be won after the contest has officially closed on Friday, May 10, 2013 at 11:59:59pm.
Prize does not include items not specified, such as travel insurance, hotel room service, parking fees, laundry service, food, alcoholic beverages, merchandise, souvenirs, etc.
(c) All prizes or prize certificates may be picked up at the office of WSBK-TV, 1170 Soldiers Field Road, Boston, MA, 02134. Any prize or prize certificate not claimed within thirty (30) days of winning will be forfeited by the winner. In the event that a prize or prize certificate is mailed to the winner, it will be with the prior written consent of the winner and therefore, winner assumes the risk of its arrival. WSBK-TV is not responsible for the safe arrival of a prize or prize certificate.
(d) Contest prizes are not transferable. Prizes may not be substituted for or redeemed for cash. Station reserves the right to substitute prize of comparable value.
4. Selection of Winners:
(a) Decisions of contest sponsors with respect to the contest are final.
(b) A total of one Grand Prize winner and five daily winners will be chosen by random drawing from all eligible entries on Monday, May 13th at approximately 10:00am.
(c) This is not a contest of skill.
(d) Winners must watch for keyword indicated above in order to have a chance to win.
(e) Winners will be notified by phone and/or email.
(a) Payment of all federal, state and local taxes are the sole responsibility of the winner and winners may receive an IRS Form 1099 or equivalent from Station.
(b) By participating in the contest, the winners agree to have their name, voice, or likeness used in any advertising or broadcasting material relating to this contest, and to sign a publicity release, affidavit of eligibility and release of liability prior to acceptance of the prize. Unless a member of winner’s immediate family, travel companion must be 18 years of age or older. Travel companion must travel with winner and must also sign and return a travel release, which must be returned with winner’s affidavit of eligibility. By accepting the prize, each winner grants to Station the right to use the winner’s name, voice, picture and/or likeness for purposes of advertising and publicity in any and all media now known or hereafter invented, without further permission or additional compensation (except where prohibited by law). All expenses on receipt and use of prize are the sole responsibility of winner. Winners and travel companion, by acceptance of their prizes, agree to release Station, CBS, their respective parents and subsidiaries, and their respective advertising, promotion and production agencies from any and all liability, claims or actions of any kind whatsoever for injuries, damages or losses to persons and property which may be sustained in connection with the receipt, ownership or use of the prize or while preparing for, participating in, and/or traveling to any prize-related activity.
6. Contest sponsors reserve the right to make changes in the rules of the contest which will become effective upon announcement.
7. Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other errors in the printing, the offering or the administration of the contest or in the announcement of the prize.
8. Failure to comply with the contest rules may result in a contestant’s disqualification.
9. For the list of rules and/or winners, write to “Comedies for Grown Ups Sweepstakes” c/o WSBK-TV, 1170 Soldiers Field Road, Boston, MA, 02134.” All email requests must be received no later than two (2) months after the stated end date of the Sweepstakes Period (i.e. July 10, 2013). The Official Rules will be available on the Website during the entire Sweepstakes.