WFMY’S MATTRESS SWEEPSTAKES
OFFICIAL SWEEPSTAKES RULES
1. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR TO WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR ODDS OF WINNING. SUBJECT TO ALL APPLICABLE FEDERAL, STATE, LOCAL AND MUNICIPAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.
2. Eligibility. Subject to the additional restrictions below, the WFMY’s Mattress Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open to legal U.S. residents of the States of North Carolina and Virginia who are 18 years or older at the time of entry. Employees and contractors of WFMY TV (“Sponsor”), Gannett Co., Inc., Colfax Furniture, and each of their respective affiliated companies, and advertising and promotional agencies, and the immediate family members of, and any persons domiciled with, any such employees or contractors, are not eligible to enter or to win. Entrants must also be available to be present for and participate in the Grand Finale described in Section 4 of these Official Rules.
3. How To Enter. The Sweepstakes will begin at 12:01 a.m. (E.T.) on Monday, April 8, 2013 and end at11:00 a.m.. (E.T.) on Saturday, April 27, 2013 (the “Sweepstakes Period”). All entries must be submitted between 12:01 a.m. (E.T.) on April 8, 2013 and 11:59 p.m. (E.T.) on Tuesday, April 23, 2013 (“Entry Period”).
Internet Entry: Enter by visiting the WFMY’s Mattress Sweepstakes official registration page on the WFMY-TV website (www.digtriad.com) and completing all of the required information and following all posted instructions. Submit your entry by clicking on the “SEND” button. Your computer must accept cookies, or any successor or similar technology, which may be used for the purpose of entry tracking. Ad blocking software on your computer needs to be disabled so that it doesn’t interfere with processing your entry. Complete the entry form and any other required fields and then submit your entry by clicking on the “SEND” button. By entering, you agree to the terms of these Official Rules and to receive e-mails from Sponsor or those directed by Sponsor. You can opt-out of the receipt of such e-mails by following the directions on the Sweepstakes website or in any email received from Sponsor.
Enter as often as you like. All entries must be received by 11:59 p.m. (E.T.) on April 23, 2013.
Sponsor will not be responsible for incomplete, lost, late, or misdirected entries or for failure to receive entries due to transmission failures or technical failures of any kind, without limitation, malfunctioning of any network, hardware or software, whether originating with sender or Sponsor. All entries become property of Sponsor and none will be returned. Entrants acknowledge and agree that Sponsor shall have the right to edit, adapt, modify, reproduce, publish, promote, broadcast, or otherwise display or use entries in any way it sees fit without limitation or compensation to entrants.
4. Winner Selection. Eight (8) finalists ( “Finalist”) will be selected from among all eligible entries received, to be held on April 24, 2013. Finalists must attend the Grand Finale on Saturday, April 27, 2013, at 11:00 a.m. (E.T.) at Colfax Furniture, 801 Silas Creek Parkway, Winston-Salem, NC 27127. At the Grand Finale, each Finalist must draw a number from one to eight that corresponds to a mattress set numbered one through eight. One mattress set will have a winner’s certificate hidden between the mattress and box spring. The winner will be the Finalist whose number corresponds with the mattress that has a Winning Certificate between the mattress and the box spring.
5. Prizes and Odds. The Winner will receive a Restonic full-size mattress set (ARV: $496.99. Mattress set will be delivered to winner’s residence.
Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.
6. Winner Notification and Acceptance. Finalists will be notified on Wednesday, April 24, 2013 at the email address provided on finalist’s entry form. Finalists must respond to Sponsors’ email within 24 hours after notification with confirmation that they will be at the Grand Prize finale on April 27, 2013, at Colfax Furniture 801 Silas Creek Parkway, Winston-Salem, NC 27127. Failure of finalist to respond within such time period or return of email prize notification as undeliverable, or finalist’s inability to confirm that he/she will be at the Grand Finale may result in disqualification and an alternate finalist may be selected from among all remaining eligible entries. Finalists must present themselves, with valid photo identification, at the Grand Finale on April 27, 2013, by 10:45 a.m. (E.T.) to be eligible to draw a number that corresponds to a mattress set. If finalist had previously confirmed that they will be there, but does not report to Colfax Furniture by 10:45 a.m. (E.T.) on April 27, 2013, an alternate finalist will not be chosen, and the number of corresponding numbers and mattresses will be reduced accordingly.
Prizes are non-assignable and nontransferable. No substitutions allowed by winner. Prize is not redeemable for cash. Prizes and individual components of prize packages are subject to availability and Sponsor reserves the right to substitute prizes of equal or greater value. Winners are solely responsible for reporting and payment of any taxes on prizes. Winners will be required to complete an affidavit of eligibility/liability and publicity release (except where prohibited by law) which must be returned to Sponsor as instructed. Failure to sign and return the affidavit and release within the specified time, or to comply with any term or condition of these Official Rules, may result in a winner’s disqualification, the forfeiture of his or her interest in the prize, and the award of the prize to a substitute winner. Except where prohibited, acceptance of any prize constitutes winner’s consent to the publication of his or her name, biographical information and likeness in any media for any commercial or promotional purpose, without limitation the Internet, or further compensation. Prizes not won and claimed by eligible winners in accordance with these Official Rules will not be awarded and will remain the property of Sponsor.
7. Participation. By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify persons found tampering with or otherwise abusing any aspect of this Sweepstakes as solely determined by Sponsor. In the event the Sweepstakes is compromised by a virus, non-authorized human intervention, tampering or other causes beyond the reasonable control of Sponsor which corrupts or impairs the administration, security, fairness or proper operation of the Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to suspend, modify or terminate the Sweepstakes. Should the Sweepstakes be terminated prior to the stated expiration date, Sponsor reserves the right to award prizes based on the entries received before the termination date. Sponsors will not be responsible for incomplete, lost, late, misdirected entries, or for failure to receive entries or other electronic communications due to transmission failures or technical failures of any kind, including, without limitation, malfunctioning of any network, hardware or software, whether originating with sender or Sponsor. In the event of a dispute, all online entries will be deemed to have been submitted by the owner of the ISP account from which they were sent. For these purposes, an ISP account holder shall mean the natural person assigned to such ISP account by the Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning ISP addresses for the domain associated with such ISP account. Any questions regarding the number of entries or votes submitted by the owner of an ISP account shall be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, and Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any entries, or votes by persons determined to be tampering with or abusing any aspect of the Sweepstakes. By participating in this Sweepstakes, each participant agrees to fully release, forever discharge and hold harmless Sponsor from and against all claims, costs, liabilities, losses, injuries, and damages arising out of the Sweepstakes, including, but not limited to, any claims for personal injury, death, or damage to or loss of property or any other harm arising out of participant’s participation in the promotion, the receipt, use, or misuse of any prize, or any travel or activity that is related to the promotion or any prize. Sponsor is not responsible for the operation of Colfax Furniture, including inventory, scheduling, or closings.
8. Copyright. By entering the Sweepstakes, each entrant grants to Sponsor an exclusive, royalty-free and irrevocable right and license to publish, print, edit or otherwise use the entrant’s submitted entry, in whole or in part, for any purpose and in any manner or media (including, without limitation, the Internet) throughout the world in perpetuity, and to license others to do so, all without limitation or further compensation. Each entrant further agrees that if his/her entry is selected by Sponsor as the winning entry, he/she will sign any additional license or release that Sponsors may require.
9. Construction. The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. In the event that any such provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable, these rules shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or unenforceable provision was not contained therein.
10. Sponsor. The WFMY’s Mattress Sweepstakes is sponsored by WFMY. The decisions of Sponsor regarding the selection of winners and all other aspects of the Sweepstakes shall be final and binding in all respects. Sponsor will not be responsible for typographical, printing or other inadvertent errors in these Official Rules or in other materials relating to the Sweepstakes. For a list of winners (available after April 29, 2013) or a copy of these Official Rules, visit http://www.digtriad.com or send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to “Winners List/Official Rules” (as applicable), WFMY’s Mattress Sweepstakes, WFMY-TV (Attn: Eileen Stammetti), 1615 Phillips Avenue, Greensboro, NC 27405. If you have any questions regarding this Sweepstakes, please contact Eileen Stammetti, email@example.com or at (336) 379-5733.