Action News 5 – "100,000 Fans" Facebook Contest OFFICIAL PROMOTION RULES
1. Promotion Description. This promotion is sponsored by WMC-TV 5, 1960 Union Avenue, Memphis, TN 38104 ("Sponsor(s)"). The promotion begins at 12:00pm Monday, November 18, 2013 and ends at 4:00pm Friday, November 22, 2013. Promotion is void where prohibited. By entering, each entrant accepts and agrees to be bound by these promotion rules.
2. Eligibility. No purchase necessary to enter or win. This promotion is open only to legal U.S. residents of the following counties in Tennessee: Shelby, Tipton, Fayette, Hardeman, McNairy, Hardin, Haywood, Madison, Chester, Henderson, Decatur, Lauderdale, Crockett, Haywood, Gibson, Dyer, Lake, Obion, Weakley, Henry, Carroll, Benton.
In Mississippi: De Soto, Marshall, Benton, Tippah, Alcorn, Tishomingo, Tunica, Tate, Union, Prentiss, Coahoma, Quitman, Panola, Lafayette, Union, Prentiss, Pontotoc, Lee, Itawamba, Bolivar, Sunflower, Tallahatchie, Leflore, Carroll, Grenada, Calhoun, Yalobusha, Webster, Chickasaw, Clay and Monroe.
In Arkansas: Desha, Arkansas, Phillips, Monroe, Prairie, Lee, St. Francis, Cross, Crittenden, Poinsett, Mississippi, Craighead, Greene, Clay, Randolph, Lawrence, Jackson, Independence, Jackson and Woodruff.
In Missouri: Dunklin, Pemiscot, New Madrid.
All winners must be 18 years of age, except as follows: Mississippi, age 21; Tennessee, age 18, or, if still in high school at 18, upon graduation or reaching age 19 (whichever is sooner). Employees and immediate family members of employees of Raycom Media, Inc., WMC Holdings their respective parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, agents, and their advertising and production agencies are not eligible to participate in this promotion. Only one entry per household will be accepted, and multiple entries will be disqualified. Winners cannot have won any contest on WMC-TV 5 or wmctv.com in the last 30 days.
3. How to Enter. Beginning on November 18, 2013, a person 18 years or older, can go online to the WMC-TV 5 Facebook Fan Page and comment on the post for a chance to win. Entry forms are not applicable to this promotion and are not necessary to win. Winners will be chosen randomly.
4. How to Win Prize winners will be selected at random. All decisions of the judges shall be final. Odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible entries received. All prizes will be awarded.
5. Prize(s). Ten (10) prizes will be awarded, with approximate values between $10 - $20.
6. How the Prizes are Awarded. All potential winners will be notified within (2) days of the drawing. Prize winners will be required to claim their prize within seven (7) days of date of attempted notification by signing and returning an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release. Any portion of any prize not accepted by winner shall be forfeited. Upon forfeiture for any reason as stated herein, no compensation shall be given.
7. How the Prizes are Awarded. Driver's license with current address or other appropriate picture identification is required to claim a prize. Winners can pick up their prize at WMC-TV 5 studios, located at 1960 Union Avenue, Memphis, TN 38104, weekdays between 9am-5pm.
8. Winner representatives will be solely responsible for any and all local, state, and federal taxes, as well as license and registration fees, transportation costs, gratuities and other items of an incidental nature.
9. Each winner representative agrees to the use of his or her name and likeness in publicity without any additional compensation, except where prohibited by law. By entering this promotion, each winner representative acknowledges that WMC-TV 5, and all other sponsors and venues, have the right to publicize and broadcast each winner representative's name, voice, and likeness, the fact that he or she won, and all matters incidental thereto.
10. Limitation on Liability. By entering this promotion, each entrant forever discharges and releases WMC, its/their parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, and their respective directors, officers, employees, and agents from any and all liability, claims, causes of action, suits, and demands of any kind arising from or in connection with the promotion, including, without limitation, responsibility for property damage, loss of life, or personal injury or death resulting from or in connection with participating in the promotion or from or in connection with use or receipt of the prize(s), however caused.
11. Sponsor's Reservation of Rights. These official rules are subject to modification by WMC-TV 5. In the event of a dispute, all decisions made by WMC-TV 5 are final and binding. Sponsor(s) reserve(s) the right, in its/their sole discretion, to disqualify any person who tampers with the entry process or the operation of Sponsor's/Sponsors' web site(s), or who otherwise acts in violation of these official rules. Sponsor(s) further reserve(s) the right, in its/their sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, or modify this promotion if, for any reason, the promotion is not capable of completion as planned (including, but not limited to, for the following reasons: infection by computer virus, technical corruption, force majeure, or non-authorized human intervention that compromises or affects the administration, fairness, integrity, security, or proper conduct of the promotion).
12. List of Winners. The name of the winner will be posted on WMC-TV 5 Facebook Page.