Expired: CW39 Houston Cougar Superfan Sweepstakes



CW39 Houston Cougar Superfan Sweepstakes

No purchase necessary to enter or win. Sweepstakes begins on Wednesday, August 23, 2017 at 5:00am (CT) and ends on Thursday, August 31, 2017 at 10:00am (CT) (the “Sweepstakes Period”). Sponsor’s clock will be the official timepiece of the Sweepstakes.

All entries must be received by Thursday, August 31, 2017 at 10:00am (CT).

To enter: Viewers can enter online for free by going to CW39.com/category/contests and submitting their name, age, contact phone number, email address and photo showing their University of Houston Cougar pride. A link to the free web method of entry will also be posted on Facebook.com/CW39Houston. Entries that do not include the required information and photo will be disqualified. Sponsor is not responsible for faulty internet connections, unavailability of servers, any technical malfunctions, computer virus or damage caused to participant’s computer by accessing the sweepstakes website. Sponsor is not responsible for entries lost, late, misdirected, or illegible. Terms of Service and a link to our Privacy Policy can be found at CW39.com/terms-of-service.

Limit one entry per person per calendar day (12:00 midnight to 11:59 pm, CT) during the Sweepstakes Period. Duplicate entries will be voided. Any attempt to enter more than once per day by any means including multiple/different identities or registrations will void the entries and disqualify the entrant. Entries become the property of KIAH-TV/CW39 and will not be returned.

Photos submitted with entries must be original creations of the entrant. Entrant must obtain the prior consent of any other person, and the owner of any trademark, logo or other intellectual property shown in the photo.

Odds of winning depend on the number of entries received during the Sweepstakes Period.

a. The Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of the CW39 viewing area, which is defined as the following counties: Austin, Brazoria, Calhoun, Chambers, Colorado, Fort Bend, Galveston, Grimes, Harris, Jackson, Liberty, Matagorda, Montgomery, Polk, San Jacinto, Trinity, Walker, Waller, Washington and Wharton, who are at least 18 years of age on the date of entry and possess a valid government-issued I.D.
b. Employees (and their immediate family members living in the same household) of KIAH-TV/CW39 (“Sponsor”) and of its parent companies, subsidiaries, and of University of Houston and its parent, subsidiaries and affiliates, are not eligible to enter or win.
c. Any member of a household who has won a prize in any KIAH-TV/CW39 contest or sweepstakes since July 23, 2017 is ineligible to enter or win.

One (1) winner will be selected at random from all online entries received during the Sweepstakes Period. Winner will receive a prize pack consisting of one (1) parking pass, four (4) tailgating passes, four (4) pre-game sideline passes, and four (4) game passes to the Rice University versus University of Houston home opener on September 16, 2017. Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) is $500. Prize has no cash value. No substitute prizes will be awarded, except in the sole discretion of the Sponsor. Winner must claim their prize at the KIAH-TV Studios located at 7700 Westpark Drive, Houston, Texas 77063 between the hours of 9:00 am and 12:00 pm or between 1:00 pm and 4:00 pm (CT), Monday through Friday. Prize cannot be re-sold, and is non-transferable. Winner is subject to all conditions printed on the passes, and to all policies and rules of University of Houston. Prize consists exclusively of four (4) sideline passes, four (4) tailgate passes, and assorted merchandise, which must be used on September 16, 2017. Winner is responsible for all taxes on the prize, and for transportation to and from University of Houston, meals, lodging and all other expenses.

The Winner will be selected in the morning of Thursday, August 31, 2017, subject to confirmation of eligibility and compliance with these Rules. Sponsor will attempt to contact the selected winner by telephone and/or email on that morning. If there is no answer, Sponsor will attempt to leave a message. The selected winner must respond to the call and contact Sponsor by Tuesday, September 5, 2017 to acknowledge the prize. If winner cannot be contacted, declines the prize, or is ineligible, he/she will be disqualified and Sponsor will select an alternate winner from among all remaining entries. Winner must pick up their prize at KIAH-TV/CW39 Studios within two (2) business days (Monday-Friday) of acknowledgement unless alternate arrangements are made for a later date. Winner must show proof of eligibility (driver’s license, passport, voting card or similar government-issued identification) at the time the prize is claimed, or the prize will be forfeited and awarded in a random drawing among all remaining entries. By entering, you agree that the Sponsor will be the sole and final judge of eligibility, winner verification and all other matters connected with the sweepstakes, and its decisions will be final and incontestable.

a. Execution of Affidavit and Release: Prize winner agrees to sign and submit Sponsor’s prepared form of release and waiver of liability in order to claim the prize.
b. Use of winner’s name: By entering, each entrant grants permission, without further compensation, to Sponsor and University of Houston and their agents, affiliates and licensees, to use the entrant’s name, voice, entry photograph, likeness and biographical material for broadcast, advertising and promotional purposes, without additional compensation.
c. Release of Liability: By entering, entrants and their travel companions partaking in the Prize agree to release Sponsor, its parent and affiliated companies, and their officers, directors, employees and agents, from any claim, loss, liability, damage or injury of any kind or nature whatsoever, arising from or relating in any way to the entrant’s participation in this Sweepstakes or the receipt or use of the Prize or related activities. Entrants acknowledge and agree that this contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook.

Official Rules are available within the free web method of entry via CW39.com/category/contests or by mailing a self-addressed, stamped envelope by October 7, 2017 to KIAH-TV/CW39, 7700 Westpark Drive, Houston, Texas 77063. For the name of the winner, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope, after August 31, 2017 and before October 7, 2017 to “CW39 Houston Cougar Superfan Sweepstakes Winners,” at the same address.

KIAH, LLC (KIAH-TV/CW39), 7700 Westpark Drive, Houston TX 77063.

Sponsor is not responsible for virus or other damage to entrant’s computer, cellular phone or other device from participation or attempts to participate in the Sweepstakes. If for any reason this Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, or if this Sweepstakes or any web site associated therewith (or any portion thereof) becomes corrupted or does not allow the proper playing of the Sweepstakes and processing of entries in accordance with these rules, or if infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, actions by entrants, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes, in the Sponsor’s sole opinion, corrupts or affects the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, the Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual implicated in such action and/or to cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend this Sweepstakes or any portion thereof. In the event this Sweepstakes is cancelled, the Sponsor will conduct a random drawing to award the prize from among all eligible, non-suspect entries received prior to the time of the action or event warranting such cancellation. If such cancellation, termination, modification, or suspension occurs, notification will be posted at the Entry Site. ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEB SITE (INCLUDING THE ENTRY SITE) OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND/OR CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES AND OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. Sweepstakes rules are governed and enforced pursuant to Texas law, excluding choice of law provisions.