WFTV 2012 – BOK TOWER GARDENS VIP SWEEPSTAKES
1. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO
ENTER OR TO WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT
IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. ALL
FEDERAL, STATE, LOCAL AND MUNICIPAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS APPLY. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.
2. Eligibility. Subject to the additional restrictions below,
2012 - Bok Tower VIP Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open to residents
of the state of Florida who are 18 years or older at the time of entry”.
Employees of WFTV, inc. (“Sponsor”), Bok
Tower Gardens, and each of their respective affiliated companies, subsidiaries,
and advertising and promotional agencies, and the family members of, and any
persons domiciled with, any such employees, are not eligible to enter or to
win. The term “family members” includes
spouses, parents, grandparents, siblings, children, grandchildren and in-laws,
regardless of where they live.
3. How To Enter. The
Sweepstakes will begin at 12:01 p.m. (E.T.) on December 3,
2012 and end at 12:01 p.m. (E.T.) on December 31,
2012 (the “Sweepstakes Period”).
Sponsor will be the official timekeeper for the Sweepstakes.
Enter by visiting the
WFTV 2012 - Bok Tower Gardens VIP Sweepstakes official registration page by
clicking on the Bok Tower Gardens VIP Sweepstakes link on wftv.com/contests; click
on “Enter to Win” tab and complete all of the required information and follow
all posted instructions. By participating in the Sweepstakes, you agree to be
bound by Sponsor’s Visitor Agreement http://www.wftv.com/visitor_agreement/
, which are hereby incorporated by reference.
You may also enter by
hand printing your name, address, email address, phone number, and date of
birth on a postcard or 3” x 5” card or piece of paper and mail to: WFTV 2012-Bok
Tower Gardens VIP Sweepstakes, 490 East South Street, Orlando, FL 32801. All
entries must be postmarked by December 31, 2012 and
received no later than January 7, 2013. No facsimiles or mechanical reproductions
permitted. Only one (1) entry per outer
Maximum one (1) entry
per person during the Contest Entry Period, regardless of method of entry.
The use of multiple
identities and/or accounts is prohibited, and any attempt to obtain more than
the stated number of entries will void that participant’s entries and may
result in participant’s disqualification.
Incomplete, forged, altered, automated, mechanically-reproduced, lost,
late, postage-due, misdirected, garbled or illegible entries will be
disqualified. Sponsor will not be
responsible for failure to receive entries due to transmission failures or
technical failures of any kind, including, without limitation, malfunctioning
of any network, hardware or software, whether originating with sender, Sponsor,
or Sponsor’s Sweepstakes application service provider. 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, provided that such person satisfies all
other Sweepstakes eligibility requirements.
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.
All entries become
property of Sponsor and none will be returned.
Any questions regarding the number of entries submitted or the owner of
an ISP account shall be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, and
Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any entries by persons who submit
false or misleading entry information or who Sponsor determines to be tampering
with or abusing any aspect of the Sweepstakes.
4. Winner Selection and Odds. On or about January 8,
2013, Sponsor will select one (1) potential Grand Prize Winner in a
random drawing from among all eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes
Period. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.
5. Prize Description.
(1) Grand Prize: Subject to
verification of eligibility and compliance with these Official Rules, one (1)
Grand Prize Winner will receive a VIP Bok Tower Gardens Experience that includes:
admission for four to Bok Tower Gardens, Pinewood Estate, a VIP tour of the
Singing Tower and lunch for four at the Blue Palmetto Café in Lake Wales,
Florida (ARV: $150)
may be subject to blackout periods, and other restrictions may apply. Prize must be redeemed by March 31, 2013. No credit or cash will be given for any unused
portion of the Grand Prize.
6. Winner Notification and
Acceptance. Potential winners
will be notified on or about January 8, 2013 at
the telephone number provided on the
potential winner’s entry form.
In order to claim a
prize, potential winner must respond to Sponsor’s notification within five (5)
business days of notice or attempted notice.
To claim his/her prize,
the potential winner must personally visit Sponsor’s offices at 490 E. South Street, Orlando, Florida 32801 within
five (5) business days after
notification (office visits must be between the hours of 9 a.m. (E.S.T.) and 5
p.m. (E.S.T.) weekdays and must present a valid government-issued photo ID.
Potential winners may
be required to complete an affidavit of eligibility, and a liability and
publicity release (except where prohibited by law), which must be notarized and
returned within five (5) business days of notification. Sponsor’s inability to
reach a potential winner after a reasonable (as solely determined by Sponsor)
effort has been made, the failure of a potential winner to timely respond to a
prize notification, the return of any prize notification as undeliverable,
and/or a potential winner’s failure to comply with any term or condition of
these Official Rules may, in Sponsor’s sole discretion, result in the potential
winner’s disqualification and the selection of a substitute winner by a random
drawing from among all remaining eligible entries received during the
Sweepstakes Period. Sponsor will conduct
up to one (1) alternate drawing, after which the prize will remain
A PARTICIPANT IS NOT
A WINNER OF ANY PRIZE UNLESS AND UNTIL SPONSOR HAS COMPLETED ITS VERIFICATION
OF PARTICIPANT’S ELIGIBILITY.
A winner may waive the
right to receive a prize. Prizes are non-assignable
and nontransferable and cannot be redeemed for cash. No substitutions allowed by winner. Prizes and individual components of prize
packages are subject to availability. Sponsor
reserves the right to substitute prizes or components of prize packages with a
prize or component of equal or greater value.
Winner is solely responsible for reporting and payment of any taxes on a
prize. Winner may be required to provide
his/her valid Social Security Number to Sponsor for tax purposes and/or
complete an IRS W-9 form in order to claim a prize. Winners are solely responsible for all
federal, state and local taxes on prize value and, as applicable, will be
issued an IRS Form 1099 based on the prize value determined by Sponsor. 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. Publicity. Except where prohibited, acceptance of any
prize constitutes the winner’s irrevocable consent to the publication or other
use by Sponsor and its licensees of his or her name, biographical information
and likeness in any media, including the Internet, for any commercial,
publicity or promotional purpose, without limitation, review or approval, or
8. Participation. By participating, participants agree to be bound
by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor and any Sweepstakes judges
or administrators selected by Sponsor, which are final and binding in all
respects. 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 corrupt or impair 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. Proof of sending or submission of an entry
will not be deemed proof of receipt by Sponsor.
9. Release. BY PARTICIPATING IN THE SWEEPSTAKES, EACH
PARTICIPANT AGREES TO FULLY RELEASE, FOREVER DISCHARGE AND HOLD HARMLESS
SPONSOR, COX MEDIA GROUP, INC., COX ENTERPRISES, INC., WFTV, INC, BOK TOWER
GARDENS AND THEIR RESPECTIVE SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, SUPPLIERS, DISTRIBUTORS,
ADVERTISING/PROMOTION AGENCIES, AND PRIZE SUPPLIERS AND EACH SUCH COMPANY’S
OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, REPRESENTATIVES, AND SUCCESSORS AND
ASSIGNS (COLLECTIVELY, THE “RELEASED PARTIES”) FROM AND AGAINST ANY 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, LOSS OF ENJOYMENT, OR ANY OTHER HARM WHATSOEVER ARISING
OUT OF: (1) PARTICIPATION IN THE SWEEPSTAKES; (2) THE QUALITY, RECEIPT, POSSESSION,
USE, OR MISUSE OF ANY PRIZE; OR (3) ANY TRAVEL OR ACTIVITY THAT IS RELATED TO
THE SWEEPSTAKES OR ANY PRIZE.
10. Limitations of Liability.
By PARTICIPATING IN the Sweepstakes,
PARTICIPANTs acknowledge and agree that EVERYTHING REGARDING THIS SWEEPSTAKES,
INCLUDING THE WEB SITE AND THE
prize(S), ARE provided “as is” and that Sponsor makes no representations or
warranties OF ANY KIND, express or implied, about the Prize(S) and sponsor
hereby DISCLAIMS all such warranties, including, but not limited to, any
implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. (BECAUSE SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW THE
EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF CERTAIN IMPLIED WARRANTIES, THE ABOVE LIMITATION MAY
NOT APPLY TO YOU. IN SUCH STATES, THE LIABILITY OF THE RELEASED PARTIES IS
LIMITED TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY SUCH STATE LAW.)
The Released Parties are not responsible for: (1) any
incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by PARTICIPANTs, printing
OR PRODUCTION errors, or by any of the equipment or programming associated with
or EMPLOYED in the Sweepstakes; (2) technical failures of any kind, including,
but not limited to malfunctions, interruptions, or disconnections in phone
lines or network hardware or software; (3) unauthorized human intervention in
any part of the entry process or the Sweepstakes; (4) technical or human error
which may occur in the administration of the Sweepstakes, the processing of
entries, or the notification of any winner; or (5) any injury or damage to
persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in
part, from A PARTICIPANT’S participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt or use or misuse of any prize.
the number of prizes stated in these Official Rules is available to be won in
the Sweepstakes. In the event that
production, technical, seeding, programming, or any other reasons cause more
than the stated number of prizes as set forth in these Official Rules to be
available and/or claimed, Sponsor reserves the right to award the prizes by a
random drawing among all legitimate eligible prize claims.
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 Official Rules shall
be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or unenforceable
provision was not contained therein.
12. Sponsor. The WFTV 2012 – Bok Tower Gardens VIP Sweepstakes is sponsored
by WFTV, inc.. 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 or announcements relating to the
Sweepstakes. For a list of winners
(available after January 7, 2013) or a copy of these Official Rules, visit wftv.com
or send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to “Winners List/Official Rules” (as
applicable): WFTV 2012 - Bok Tower Gardens VIP Sweepstakes, 490 E. South
Street, Orlando, Florida 32801. If you
have any questions regarding this Sweepstakes, please contact the WFTV Sales
Department at 407-822-5905.