EVERYTHING UNDER THE TREE OFFICIAL RULES
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCE OF WINNING.
1. PROMOTION DATES
a. The Everything Under the Tree (“Promotion”) will begin on November 21, 2012 at 4:00 PM CST and end on December 6, 2012 at 6:00 PM.
2. ELIGIBILITY RESTRICTIONS
a. The Promotion is open to all legal residents of the United States and the District of Columbia (except NY and FL) who are twenty-one (21) years of age or older at the time of entry and who live in Lauderdale, Newton, Neshoba, Clarke, Kemper, Scott, Leake, Jasper, Wayne, Jones, or Smith Counties in Mississippi or Sumter, Choctaw, or Marengo Counties in Alabama. Employees of WTOK-TV (the “Station”), its parent, subsidiary, and affiliated entities, its advertising agencies, participating sponsors/promotional partners, other broadcasting stations in the Meridian metropolitan area, and the members of their immediate families (spouse, parents, siblings or children) or households (whether related or not) are ineligible to participate or win. This Promotion is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Void outside the United States, in NY and FL, as applicable, and where prohibited.
b. Only one winner per household is permitted in any Station-conducted contest/sweepstakes.
c. Entrants are required to acknowledge all contest rules
valid ID to prove eligibility to claim prize(s).
d. Entrants are required to provide truthful information and the Station will reject and delete any entry that it discovers to be false or fraudulent. The Station will disqualify any entry from individuals who do not meet the eligibility requirements, and will also delete any entry as required by law.
a. To participate in the Promotion, you may enter via the following method(s):
VIA INTERNET – Entrants may enter the contest at WWW.WTOK.COM. Follow the links and instructions to enter and submit your first name and last name, complete address, city, state, zip code, telephone number, date of birth, and a valid email address in the online entry form. Internet entries will be deemed made by the authorized account holder of the email address submitted at the time of entry. The authorized account holder is the natural person who is assigned to the email address by an internet access provider, online service provider or other organization that is responsible for assigning the email address or the domain associated with the submitted email address. Multiple entrants are not permitted to share the same email address. Entries submitted will not be acknowledged or returned. Use of any device to automate entry is prohibited. Proof of submission of an entry shall not be deemed proof of receipt by Station. The contest/sweepstakes administrator’s computer is the official time keeping device for the Promotion. For purpose of this Promotion, a “Day” shall begin at 4:00:00 PM CST and shall end at 3:59:59 PM CST.
IN PERSON– Participants may register in person at the WTOK-TV studios located at 815 23rd Avenue, Meridian, MS during the hours of 8:00 AM until 5:00 PM Monday through Friday. Entrants must provide all requested information on their application, including the entrant’s first name and last name, complete postal address (street, city, state, and zip code), email address, telephone number, and date of birth.
b. For internet entry, only one entry per person and per email address per daily prize are permitted. For in person entry, only one entry per person per daily prize are permitted.
a. Daily Prize #1 –Zable Italian Charm Bracelet with 2 spacer beads and 2 charms valued at $100 or more from LaBiche Jewelers. Registration period for Daily Prize #1 begins at 4:00:00 PM CST November 21, 2012 and ends at 3:59:59 CST November 22, 2012.
Daily Prize #2 –"Lollia Bath Set" valued at $100 from The Liberty Shop.
Registration period for Daily Prize #2 begins at 4:00:00 PM CST November 22, 2012 and ends at 3:59:59 CST November 23, 2012.
Daily Prize #3 – 1 Pair Volatile Boots from Name Brand Shoes. Registration period for Daily Prize #3 begins at 4:00:00 PM CST November 23, 2012 and ends at 3:59:59 CST November 26, 2012.
Daily Prize #4 –$100 Gift Certificate from The Corkscrew. Registration period for Daily Prize #4 begins at 4:00:00 PM CST November 26, 2012 and ends at 3:59:59 CST November 27, 2012.
Daily Prize #5 – Gift Basket valued at $100 from Lauderdale County Coop.
Registration period for Daily Prize #5 begins at 4:00:00 PM CST November 27, 2012 and ends at 3:59:59 CST November 28, 2012.
Daily Prize #6 –Purse, Miss Priss t-shirt and a scarf valued at $100 from Miss Priss. Registration period for Daily Prize #6 begins at 4:00:00 PM CST November 28, 2012 and ends at 3:59:59 CST November 29, 2012.
Daily Prize #7 – Gift Basket valued at $100 from Spotted Pony.
Registration period for Daily Prize #7 begins at 4:00:00 PM CST November 30, 2012 and ends at 3:59:59 CST December 1, 2012.
Daily Prize #8 –BOTOX® Injections (1 area, a $200 value from Meridian Plastic Surgery. Registration period for Daily Prize #8 begins at 4:00:00 PM CST December 1, 2012 and ends at 3:59:59 CST December 3, 2012.
Daily Prize #9 –Sterling Silver Hershey Kisses Necklace valued at $100 from 24 K. Registration period for Daily Prize #9 begins at 4:00:00 PM CST December 3, 2012 and ends at 3:59:59 CST December 4, 2012.
Daily Prize #10 –Backyard Traditions Gas Grill from Fred's Super Dollar Store Meridian, Quitman and Laurel ($150 value)
Registration period for Daily Prize #10 begins at 4:00:00 PM CST December 4, 2012 and ends at 3:59:59 CST December 5, 2012.
Grand Prize – One of each of the 10 Daily Prizes. Total value $1,000 or more.
Super Grand Prize - $1100 Cash
b. There is no substitution, transfer, or cash equivalent for prizes, except that the Station may, at its sole discretion, substitute prizes of comparable value or cash. The prizes are expressly limited to the item(s) listed above and do not include taxes, gratuities or any other expenses. Other restrictions may apply.
5. WINNER SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION
a. Decisions of Station management with respect to the Promotion are final.
b. One daily prize winner will be selected by random drawing at the conclusion of the each registration period and announced on Newscenter 11 at 6 that same day. 10 additional entries will be selected by random drawing as qualifiers for the Grand Prize and Super Grand Prize to be held December 6, 2012 during Newscenter 11 at 6 at Dumont Plaza in downtown Meridian, MS. The 10 daily qualifiers will be notified by phone of their selection and qualifiers will be posted on www.wtok.com. Qualifiers for the Grand Prize and Super Grand Prize must be present, check in and show valid identification at the drawing location by 6:00:00 PM CST on December 6, 2012 to be entered in the drawing.
c. Odds of winning depend on the number of entries received.
d. Winners (or their parents or legal guardians if under the age of majority) must execute and return any required affidavit of eligibility and/or liability/publicity release within ten (10) days of notification attempt or winner will be disqualified and the prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner may be chosen by random drawing from the entries received. If a potential winner cannot be contacted, fails to complete, sign and return the required affidavit of eligibility and liability/publicity release within the required time period, or if a prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, the potential winner will be disqualified and will forfeit the prize.
g. Unless otherwise specified in the prize notification, all prizes or prize certificates may be picked up at the office of the Station at the address below. The winner will forfeit any prize or prize certificate not claimed within thirty (30) days of winning. Prize or prize certificates will not be mailed to the winner without the winner’s prior written consent in which the winner shall agree to assume its risk of loss. The Station, its sponsor, or promotional partner(s) are not responsible for the safe arrival of a prize or prize certificate.
a. Payments of all federal, state and local taxes are solely the responsibility of the winners. Winners will be required to complete and submit an IRS Form W-9 or the equivalent including the winner’s full Social Security Number for receipt of any prize valued at $600 or more or for any prizes awarded by the Station in a calendar year with an aggregate value of $600 or more. Failure to submit a complete W-9 or equivalent will result in disqualification and forfeiture of the prize.
b. Participating in the Promotion and acceptance of prize constitutes winner’s and guest’s (where applicable) permission for the Station or its agents to photograph, film and record each winner, and to use his/her name, address (city and state), likeness, photograph, voice, biographical information and/or any statements made by him/her regarding the Promotion or its sponsors for purposes of trade, publicity or promotion without additional financial or other compensation, and, where legal, to sign a publicity release confirming such consent prior to acceptance of the prize.
c. Prior to awarding any prize or prize certificate, and depending on the nature of the prize and eligibility requirements of the Promotion, the Station in its sole discretion will require verification of Promotion winner’s identification by a showing of valid government-issued photo identification. By participating and/or accepting a prize, entrants, winners and guests (if applicable) agree to release and hold harmless the Station, its sponsor(s) and promotional partner(s), its advertising and promotion agencies, and each of their respective parent, subsidiary and affiliated entities, and the officers, shareholders, directors, employees, agents, representatives, successors, and assigns of each of them (collectively, the “Released Parties”) harmless against any and all claims or liability arising directly or indirectly from the prize or participation in the Promotion. The Station will also require eligible Promotion winners and their guests or travel companions, if any (as well as each of their parent(s) or legal guardian(s), if winners, guests or travel companions are under the age of majority in their state of residence), to sign a liability release confirming such consent.
d. The Station, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify any person (and all of their entries) from this Promotion if he or she tampers with the entry process, the operation of the Promotion, or the operation of the Station’s web channel or is otherwise in violation of the rules. The Station further reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to modify, cancel, terminate or suspend the Promotion, or any part of it, if it is not capable of completion as planned or if any fraud, technical failures or any factor beyond the Station’s control, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention or technical failures of any sort, corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Promotion as determined by the Station in is sole discretion. Any attempt by an entrant or any person to deliberately damage any station web channel or to undermine the legitimate operation of this Promotion may be a violation of criminal and civil laws. Should such an attempt be made, the Station reserves the right to seek full prosecution and/or damages from any such individual to the fullest extent permitted by law. The Station’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of this provision. If due to circumstances beyond the control of the Station, any competition or prize-related event or travel is delayed, rescheduled, postponed or cancelled, the Station reserves the right, but not the obligation, to modify, terminate, suspend or cancel the Promotion and shall not be required to award a substitute prize.
e. The Released Parties are not responsible for (i) typographical or other errors in the printing, the offering or the administration of the Promotion, or in the announcement of a prize; (ii) entries not received due to difficulty accessing the internet, service outage or delays, computer difficulties, malfunctions, disconnections, other technological failures, telephone service outages, delays, dropped calls, or busy signals, or any other difficulties that may prevent an individual from sending or receiving a text message; or (iii) lost, stolen, mangled, misdirected, postage due, illegible, incomplete, incorrect, or late entries. Further, the Released Parties are not responsible if any part of a Promotion prize that cannot be awarded due to acts of god, acts of war, natural disasters, weather, acts of terrorism or other factors beyond the Station’s control.
f. To obtain a copy of the Official Rules or a list of winners following completion of the Promotion (please specify which), send a self-addressed, stamped envelope (VT residents may omit return postage) specifying “Official Rules” or “Winner List” to Everything Under the Tree Winner List or Official Rules Request, to WTOK-TV P.O. Box 2988, Meridian, MS 39301. A copy of the Official Rules and a list of winners (when complete) are also available during regular business hours at the main studio of WTOK-TV, 815 23rd Avenue, Meridian, MS. All such requests must be received within thirty (30) days following completion of the Promotion.
815 23rd Avenue
Meridian, MS 39301