CW39 NewsFix Social Media Sweepstakes – Dinosauria Experience

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1. HOW TO ENTER: No purchase necessary to enter or claim a prize. Sweepstakes start on Wednesday, February 12, 2014 at 3:00pm (CT) and end on Wednesday, February 12, 2014 at 5:00pm (CT) as well as Thursday, February 13, 2014 at 3:00pm (CT) and end on Thursday, February 13, 2014 at 5:00pm (CT) (the “Sweepstakes Period”). Sponsors’ clock will be the official timepiece of the Sweepstakes.

During the Sweepstakes Period, entrants will be solicited to comment and/or tweet on and/or to in response to CW39 NewsFix’s post/tweet activating the sweepstakes. All entries that do not include the required information will be disqualified. Only one entry per person will be allowed.  Any attempt by any entrant to obtain more than the stated number of entries using multiple/different identities or registrations will void such entries and that entrant may be disqualified. Electronic or mechanically reproduced entries and the use of automated or third-party software are prohibited. Entries become the property of KIAH-TV/CW39 and will not be returned. Odds of winning prize depend on the number of eligible entries received during the sweepstakes. This sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook or Twitter. Sponsors are 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.

2. WINNER SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION:  There will be two (2) winners selected at random during the Sweepstakes Period. Sponsors will attempt to contact potential winners by telephone or direct/private message. Potential winners must answer Sponsors to acknowledge winning the prize. If winners cannot be contacted or reached at the time of the first notification attempt, declines the prize, or is deemed ineligible to participate, they will be disqualified and Sponsors may choose alternate winners from among the remaining eligible entries. Winners must pick up prize at KIAH-TV/CW39 Studios located at 7700 Westpark, Houston, Texas 77063 by Friday, February 14, 2014 or forfeit the prize. Sponsors will be the sole and final judge of eligibility, winner verification and all other matters connected with the sweepstakes. Winners must meet and agree to all eligibility requirements, terms and conditions mentioned in official rules. Winners will be awarded prizes upon verification of eligibility requirements.

3. PRIZES: Two (2) winners will be randomly chosen to each receive four (4) tickets to the Dinosauria Experience at Reliant Center during one day on the weekend of February 14th – 16th, 2014; Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) is $80.00 per winner. No cash redemption or prize substitution allowed by winners. Winners may claim their prize at the KIAH-TV Studio located at 7700 Westpark Dr. Houston, Texas 77063 between the hours of 9:00am and 12:00pm and 1:00pm and 4:00pm (CT) by Friday, February 14, 2014. Prize is non-transferable and has no cash equivalent. The Sponsors reserve the right to make changes in the rules of the Sweepstakes, including the substitution of a prize of equivalent value, which will become effective upon announcement. If due to circumstances beyond the control of the Sponsors, any competition or prize-related event is delayed, rescheduled, postponed or canceled, the Sponsors reserve the right, but not the obligation, to cancel or modify the sweepstakes and shall not be required to award a substitute prize. Winners are responsible for all taxes on prizes. One prize per person or family. All properly claimed prizes will be awarded, but in no event will the Sponsors award more prizes than are provided for in these Official Rules.

a.    The Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of the Houston, Designated Market Area (DMA) according to the Nielsen Company and who are at least 18 years of age and possess a valid I.D.
b.    Employees (and their immediate  family or household members) of KIAH/CW39 and the Dinosauria Experience (“Sponsors”) and their respective subsidiaries, sponsors, affiliates, parent companies, assignees, agencies, advertisers, franchisees, are not eligible to win.
c.    Any member of a household that has been awarded a prize in any other sweepstakes by KIAH/CW39 in the past 30 days is ineligible.

a.    Execution of Affidavit and Release:  The prizewinners may be required to sign and submit a release and waiver of liability. To claim the prize, the prizewinners and runners-up may be required to provide picture proof of identification, which may include a driver’s license, passport, voting card or similar government issued identification.
b.    Use of winners names:  By entering, each entrant grants permission, without further compensation, to Sponsors and their agents and licensees, to use the entrant’s name, voice, photograph, likeness and biographical material for broadcast and promotional purposes in connection with the Sweepstakes in the event entrant is a winner.
c.    Release Sponsors of Liability:  By entering, entrants agree to release Sponsors and their parent companies, affiliates, officers, directors, employees, licensees, representatives & agents from any claim, loss, liability, damage or injury of any kind arising from the entrants’ participation in this Sweepstakes.
d.    Release Facebook and Twitter of Liability:  By entering, entrants agree to release Facebook, Twitter, and their parent companies, affiliates, officers, directors, employees, licensees, representatives & agents from any claim, loss, liability, damage or injury of any kind arising from the entrants’ participation in this Sweepstakes.  This sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook and Twitter.

6. SWEEPSTAKES RULES AND LIST OF WINNERS: Official Rules are available on, or by mailing a self-addressed, stamped envelope to KIAH-TV/CW39, 7700 Westpark Drive, Houston, Texas 77063. For a list of winners, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope, after February 14, 2014, to the CW39 NewsFix Facebook Sweepstakes – Dinosauria Experience, at the same address.

7. SPONSORS: Sweepstakes is sponsored by KIAH-TV/CW39 and the Dinosauria Experience.

8. INTERNET: Sponsors are not responsible for virus or other damage to entrant’s computer from participation 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 Sponsors’ sole opinion, corrupts or affects the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, the Sponsors reserve the right, at 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 Sponsors will conduct a random drawing to award prizes 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 SPONSORS RESERVE THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES AND OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. Sweepstakes rules shall be governed and enforced pursuant to Texas law, excluding choice of law provisions.

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