THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS EXPIRED.
CW39 Houston The Houston Museum of Natural Science Sweepstakes
1. HOW TO ENTER:
No purchase necessary to enter or win. Sweepstakes begins on Monday, December 17, 2018 at 5:00am (CT) and ends on Sunday, December 23, 2018 at 11:59pm (CT) (the “Sweepstakes Period”). Sponsor’s clock will be the official timepiece of the Sweepstakes.
There are two ways to enter: via text or online. All entries must be received by Sunday, December 23, 2018 at 11:59pm (CT).
Online entry: Viewers can enter online for free by going to CW39.com/category/contests and submitting their name, age, contact phone number, and email address. 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 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.
Limit one (1) entry per person per calendar day (a period of 24 hours) during the Sweepstakes Period, regardless of method of entry. Viewers cannot enter both online and by text message, or more than once by either method, on the same calendar day. 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 Houston and will not be returned.
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 Houston 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 Houston (“Sponsor”) and of its parent companies, subsidiaries, and of The Houston Museum of Natural Science 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 Houston contest or sweepstakes since November 17, 2018 is ineligible.
Five (5) winners will be selected at random from all text and online entries received during the Sweepstakes Period. Each winner will receive a Family Membership at The Houston Museum of Natural Science that covers two (2) adults and two (2) children. Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) is $95.00 per winner. Prize has no cash value. No substitute prizes will be awarded, except in the sole discretion of the Sponsor. Winners must claim their prize at the KIAH-TV/CW39 Houston Studios located at 7700 Westpark Drive, Houston, Texas 77063 between the hours of 9:00am and 12:00pm or between 1:00pm and 4:00pm (CT), Monday through Friday. Prize cannot be re-sold, is non-transferable and has no cash value. Winners are subject to all conditions of the Family Membership, and to all policies and rules of The Houston Museum of Natural Science. Prize consists exclusively of a Family Membership at The Houston Museum of Natural Science, which must be used by December 31, 2019. Winners are responsible for all taxes on prizes, and for transportation to and from The Houston Museum of Natural Science, meals, lodgings and all other expenses. Limit one (1) prize per household.
4. WINNER SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION:
Winners will be selected in the afternoon of Monday, January 7, 2019. Sponsor will attempt to contact each selected winner by telephone on that afternoon. If there is no answer, Sponsor will attempt to leave a message. Potential winners must answer Sponsor’s phone call or respond to the voicemail message within one (1) business day to acknowledge winning the prize. If winners cannot be contacted or do not respond to Sponsor’s message at the time of the first notification attempt, or if they decline the prize, or is deemed ineligible to participate at any time, they will be disqualified and Sponsor will select alternate winners from among all remaining entries. Winners must pick up their prize at KIAH-TV/CW39 Houston Studios within two (2) business days (Monday-Friday) of acknowledgement unless alternate arrangements for a later date, and 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.
5. OTHER CONDITIONS:
a. Execution of Affidavit and Release: Prize winners agree to sign and submit Sponsor’s prepared form of a 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 The Houston Museum of Natural Science and their agents, affiliates and licensees, to use the entrant’s name, voice, photograph, likeness and biographical material for broadcast, advertising and promotional purposes, without additional compensation, if the entrant is selected as a winner.
c. Release of Liability: By entering, entrants and their travel companions agree to release Sponsor, its parent and affiliated companies, and its 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 their 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, Twitter, and Instagram.
6. SWEEPSTAKES RULES AND LIST OF WINNERS:
Official Rules are available within the free web method of entry via CW39.com/category/contests or by mailing a self-addressed, stamped envelope to KIAH-TV/CW39 Houston, 7700 Westpark Drive, Houston, Texas 77063. For a list of winners, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope, after December 23, 2018 and before February 17, 2019 to “CW39 Houston The Houston Museum of Natural Science Sweepstakes Winners,” at the same address.
KIAH-TV/CW39 Houston, 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 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 are governed and enforced pursuant to Texas law, excluding choice of law provisions.