Cozy Christmas Official Rules - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

Cozy Christmas Official Rules

OFFICIAL PROMOTION RULES

Promotion Description. The Cozy Christmas giveaway is a promotion in which a full central heating and air conditioning unit and installation of the unit will be given to a family in need on the South Plains. Viewers can nominate a deserving individual or a family. The recipient will be chosen by a panel of judges, and will receive this gift from Arctic Air. This promotion is sponsored by KCBD-TV 5600 Avenue A, Lubbock Texas 79404, and Arctic Air 405 30th Street Lubbock, TX 79404. The promotion begins November 8, 2010 and ends November 26, 2010 The recipient will be announced December 1, 2010. Entries must be received by November 26, 2010 at 10 PM, or postmarked by November 25, 2010. Promotion is void where prohibitedBy entering, each entrant accepts and agrees to be bound by these promotion rules.

EligibilityNo purchase necessary to enter or win. The nominees must be legal U.S. residents of the following counties in the station's viewing area: Parmer, Castro, Swisher, Briscoe, Hall, Bailey, Lamb, Hale, Floyd, Motley, Cottle, Cochran, Hockley, Lubbock, Corsby, Dickens, King, Yoakum, Terry, Lynn, Garza, Kent, Gaines, Dawson, Borden, and Scurry, who are 18 years of age or older at the time of entry.  Employees and immediate family members of employees of Raycom Media, Inc., KCBD-TV, the other Sponsor(s), and their respective parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, agents, and their advertising and production agencies are not eligible to participate in this promotion.

The nominees must own their home. It must be a single family residence, no mobile home nominations will be accepted. This house must be a single structure and it must be insulated. The house must have a current central heat and air system. The recipient gives KCBD-TV the right to broadcast from their home, and use their name on-air in newscast and promotions following the selection process. The recipient also gives permission to KCBD-TV to do a follow up interview after the installation of the unit.

How to Enter.  Beginning on 10/8/10, viewers can nominate an individual or family in need and deserving of a central heat and air conditioning unit from Arctic Air. There are three ways to enter:

Mail in a letter with your name and phone number and the nominee's name, phone number, address and brief story of why they deserve the unit to:

ATTN: Cozy Christmas

5600 Ave A

Lubbock, TX 79404

Submit an email with your name and phone number and the nominee's name, phone number, address and brief story of why the deserve the unit to: 11listens@kcbd.com, put Cozy Christmas in the subject line.

Nominations must be received by November 26, 2010 at 10 PM, or be postmarked by November 25, 2010. All entries become the property of Sponsor(s), and Sponsor(s) reserve(s) the right to use any information submitted by entrants.

Nominations must be filled out completely and legibly in order to qualify, and will be void if they are, in whole or in part, incomplete, illegible, damaged, irregular, counterfeit, altered, or obtained through theft or fraud.  No mechanically reproduced, software-generated or other automated multiple entries are permitted.  Sponsor(s) is/are not responsible for lost, late, illegible, misdirected or mutilated entries, including due to transmission, technical, and/or network failures of any kind, including, without limitation, malfunctioning of any hardware or software (whether originating with sender or Sponsor(s)), telephonic failures, human error, or any other error or malfunction.  For online entries, the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at time of entry will be considered the entrant.  An "authorized account holder" shall mean the natural person assigned to such e-mail account by the Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with such e-mail account.  A potential winner may be requested to provide proof that he or she is the authorized account holder of the e-mail address associated with a winning entry.

Entrants agree not to upload, post or transmit any materials which contain any computer viruses, Easter eggs, worms, Trojan Horses or other harmful component or programming routines that are intended to damage, detrimentally interfere with, surreptitiously intercept or expropriate any system, data or personal information.  Any attempt to deliberately damage any web site or undermine the operation of the promotion is a violation of criminal and civil laws, and Sponsor(s) reserve(s) the right to seek damages from any person who makes such attempt(s).

Entry materials that have been tampered with or altered are void.  Any questions regarding the number of entries submitted by an individual or the authorized account holder of an e-mail address shall be determined by Sponsor(s) in its/their sole discretion, and Sponsor(s) reserve(s) the right to disqualify any entries by persons determined to be tampering with or abusing any aspect of the promotion.

By entering this promotion, entrant agrees that KCBD-TV and the other Sponsor(s) of this promotion may provide entrant with promotional materials and that KCBD-TV may release entrant's personally identifiable registration information to the other Sponsor(s) for that purpose.  KCBD-TV is not responsible for the use of entrant's personally identifiable information by the other Sponsor(s).

Prize(s). One recipient will receive a full central heating and air conditioning unit and installation of the unit from Arctic Air. Estimated value is $5,500. No prize may be exchanged for cash, transferred, or assigned by the winner(s). Sponsor(s) reserve the right to substitute a prize, in which case a prize of equal or greater value will be awarded.

How the Prizes are Awarded.  The recipient will be chosen by a panel of judges. The recipient will be announced live during a KCBD NewsChannel 11 newscast December 1, 2010.

Odds of Winning. The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible nominations received.

Conditions of Acceptance of Prize.  Driver's license or other appropriate picture identification is required to claim a prize.  The winner(s), and if applicable any travel companion(s), will be required to execute and return a release and affidavit of eligibility within 10 days of prize notification, or before the installation of the unit begins or the prize will be forfeited. 

Winner(s) will be solely responsible for any and all local, state, and federal taxes, as well as license and registration fees, transportation costs, gratuities and other items of an incidental nature.  KCBD-TV will report any individual winnings over $600 (in cash or fair market value of goods or services) in a one year period to the Internal Revenue Service.  Winner(s) will receive a Form 1099 from KCBD-TV if KCBD-TV reports any winnings to the Internal Revenue Service.

Each winner agrees to the use of his or her name and likeness in publicity without any additional compensation, except where prohibited by law.  By entering this promotion, each winner acknowledges that KCBD-TV, and all other sponsors and venues, have the right to publicize and broadcast each winner's name, voice, and likeness, the fact that he or she won, and all matters incidental thereto.

Limitation on Liability.  By entering this promotion, each entrant forever discharges and releases Sponsor(s), its/their parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, and their respective directors, officers, employees, and agents from any and all liability, claims, causes of action, suits, and demands of any kind arising from or in connection with the promotion, including, without limitation, responsibility for property damage, loss of life, or personal injury or death resulting from or in connection with participating in the promotion or from or in connection with use or receipt of the prize(s), however caused.

Sponsor's Reservation of Rights.  These official rules are subject to modification by KCBD-TV.  In the event of a dispute, all decisions made by KCBD-TV are final and binding.  Sponsor(s) reserve(s) the right, in its/their sole discretion, to disqualify any person who tampers with the entry process or the operation of Sponsor's/Sponsors' web site(s), or who otherwise acts in violation of these official rules.  Sponsor(s) further reserve(s) the right, in its/their sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, or modify this promotion if, for any reason, the promotion is not capable of completion as planned (including, but not limited to, for the following reasons:  infection by computer virus, technical corruption, force majeure, or non-authorized human intervention that compromises or affects the administration, fairness, integrity, security, or proper conduct of the promotion).

List of Winners.  For a list of winners, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to KCBD-TV 5600 Avenue A, Lubbock Texas 79404. 

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