“GHBA Remodelers Council Charity Garage Sale” Social Media Sweepstakes

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No purchase necessary to enter or claim a prize. Sweepstakes begins on Thursday, September 18, 2014 10:00am (CT) and ends on Thursday, September 18, 2014 4:00pm (CT) (the “Sweepstakes Period”). Sponsor’s clock will be the official timepiece of the Sweepstakes. During the Sweepstakes Period, entrants will be solicited to enter online by going to http://go.kiah-tv.com/1pighJI and submitting their first and last name, phone number and email address.

A link to the free web method of entry will also be posted on Facebook.com/Kiah.Houston. All entries that do not include the required information 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. All entries must be received by Thursday, September 18, 2014 at 4:00pm (CT).

Only one entry per person per sweepstakes period 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. No electronic or mechanically reproduced entries and the use of automated or third-party software of website to enter are prohibited. Entries that do not include the requested information that is required, will be disqualified. Only entries complying with the entry rules shall be counted in the Sweepstakes. Sponsor is not responsible for inability to complete call within specified time whether due to busy lines, disconnections, telephone malfunctions or other circumstances. Sponsor is not responsible for entries lost, late, misdirected, or illegible. 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 each day of the sweepstakes.

There will be two (2) winners selected at random during the Sweepstakes Period. Sponsor will attempt to contact potential winners by telephone. Potential winners must answer Sponsor’s phone call 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, he/she will be disqualified and Sponsor may choose alternate winners from among the remaining eligible entries. Winners must pick up their prize at KIAH Studio by Friday, September 19, 2014 at 4pm or forfeit the prize. Sponsor 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.

Two (2) winners will be randomly chosen to each receive four (4) tickets to the 7th Annual GHBA Remodelers Council Charity Garage Sale at the Texas Home & Garden Show happening this Saturday and Sunday, September 20 and 21, 2014 at NRG Center; Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) is $40.00 per winner. No cash redemption or prize substitution allowed by winners. Winners may claim their prize at 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), Monday through Friday. Prize is non-transferable and has no cash equivalent. The Sponsor reserves 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 Sponsor, any competition or prize-related event is delayed, rescheduled, postponed or canceled, the Sponsor reserves 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 Sponsor award more prizes than are provided for in these Official Rules.

a. The Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of the Houston, TX 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-TV/CW39 (“Sponsor”) and their respective subsidiaries, sponsors, affiliates, parent companies, assignees, agencies, advertisers and franchisees are not eligible to win.
c. Any member of a household that has been awarded a prize in any other contest by KIAH-TV/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 will 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 winner’s name: 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 Sponsor of Liability: By entering, entrants agree to release Sponsor 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 contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook and Twitter.

Official Rules are available within the free web method of entry via http://go.kiah-tv.com/1pighJI 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 September 18, 2014 to “GHBA Remodelers Council Charity Garage Sale Social Media Sweepstakes,” at the same address.

Sweepstakes is sponsored by KIAH-TV/CW39.

Sponsor is 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 Sponsor’s sole opinion, corrupts or affects the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, the Sponsor reserves 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 Sponsor 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 SPONSOR RESERVES 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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