KCBD Yard Of The Week Official Promotion Rules - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

KCBD Yard Of The Week Official Promotion Rules

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1. Promotion Description.  This promotion is sponsored by KCBD-TV 5600 Avenue A Lubbock, TX; Ashton Walden Turf Service, 5525 132nd St., Lubbock, Texas, 79424. (“Sponsor(s)”).  The promotion begins at 12:00 am on June 1st, 2018 and ends at 11:59 pm on July 27th, 2018.  Entries must be received by 12:00 pm on July 27th, 2018 to be eligible. Promotion is void where prohibitedBy entering, each entrant accepts and agrees to be bound by these promotion rulesThis promotion is no way sponsored by, endorsed by, or associated in any way with Facebook.com. Apple is not a sponsor of or involved in this activity in any matter.

2. EligibilityNo purchase necessary to enter or win.  This promotion is open only to 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, Crosby, 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, 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.  Only one entry per individual per week will be accepted, and multiple entries will be disqualified.

3. How to Enter.  There is 1 way to enter this promotion.  Beginning at 12:00 am on June 1, 2018, individuals can log on to the contest section of www.kcbd.com or the KCBD mobile app and complete the online entry form. Entries must be received by 12:00 pm on July 27th, 2018 in order to qualify.  All entries become the property of Sponsor(s), and Sponsor(s) reserve(s) the right to use any information submitted by entrants. The schedule for entries for weekly eligibility is as follows:

            Week 1 Entry Period: June 1st, 12 am - June 8th, 12 pm

            Week 2 Entry Period: June 8th, 12:01 pm - June 15th 12 pm

            Week 3 Entry Period: June 15th 12:01 pm - June 22nd 12 pm

            Week 4 Entry Period: June 22nd 12:01 pm - June 29th 12 pm

            Week 5 Entry Period: June 29th, 12:01 pm - July 6th 12 pm

            Week 6 Entry Period: July 6th 12:01 pm - July 13th 12 pm

            Week 7 Entry Period: July 13th 12:01 pm - July 20th 12 pm

            Week 8 Entry Period: July 20th 12:01 pm - July 27th 12 pm

Entries 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).

4. Ownership and Publicity Rights. By submitting an entry in any form, entrant represents and warrants that he/she owns the copyrights and moral rights to any and all artistic or commercial works contained in his/her entry, including any images, logos, music, videos, and/or literary or written content (even if such works are in the background). In exchange for the opportunity to participate in this promotion, entrant grants Sponsor(s) the perpetual, royalty-free, worldwide, and irrevocable right, but not the obligation, to use, edit, alter, copy, reproduce, disclose, display, publish, prepare derivative works from, perform, distribute, exhibit, broadcast, stream, embed, or otherwise exploit the entry, in whole or in part, whether in connection with the promotion or not, in any form, media or technology, now known or hereafter developed, including, without limitation, broadcast and cable television, radio, mobile transmission and the Internet, for any purpose whatsoever, including, but not limited to, advertising, promotion, entertainment and commercial purposes, without any payment to, or further authorization by, the entrant. Entrant represents and warrants that he/she has the right to grant all of the rights in this paragraph to the Sponsor(s), and that he/she has secured all third party rights, including but not limited to copyrights, trademark, and privacy rights contained within his/her entry. Entrant represents and warrants that he/she is the parent or legal custodian of any child depicted in the submitted photograph and has all legal right to, and hereby does, consent to the use of that child’s likeness as described herein.  Entrant represents and warrants that the entry is original and that all factual statements contained in it are true and correct and not exaggerated. If at any time Sponsor(s) receive a request to remove any entry from Sponsor(s) broadcast, website, blog, twitter account, message board, podcast, social media profile, mobile application, or other media claiming entrant’s failure to secure or possess any of the rights contained herein, Sponsor(s) reserve(s) the right to remove the submission and eliminate entrant from further consideration in this promotion. If any entry: (1) contains material that is violent, pornographic, obscene, illegal, inappropriate, defamatory, or racially or morally offensive; (2) does not comply with these rules; or  (3) does not meet Sponsor(s) standards for any reason whatsoever, Sponsor(s) reserve the right to reject the entry as ineligible for submission. Please see our website’s Terms of Service for terms and conditions on content submissions.

5. File Formats.  Photo submissions should be between 100 and 5000 KB and uploaded/submitted as a JPEG or JPG file to the entry form where required. Photos may be submitted from a computer or from the entrants Instagram account.

6. Prize(s).  Four (4) winners will each receive 1 (one) VISA gift card valued at $50. 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.

7. How the Prizes are Awarded.  On each Friday of June and July (June 8th - July 27th) at noon, an independent committee will choose 3 photo submissions received that week as finalists for Yard of the Week.The 3 finalists will be posted to the KCBD Instagram Page (@kcbd11) on the same Friday by 5 pm. The photo with the most “likes” on Instagram by 12:00 AM on the following Monday will win the $50 gift card for the previous week. The winner will be contacted by phone on the same Monday as they are selected the winner. The full voting and winner contact schedule is as follows:

Week 1 Voting Period: June 8th 5 pm - June 11th 12 am

Week 1 Winner Contacted: June 11th 

Week 2 Voting Period: June 15th 5 pm - June 18th 12 am

Week 2 Winner Contacted: June 18th

Week 3 Voting Period: June 22nd 5 pm - June 25th 12 am

Week 3 Winner Contacted: June 25th

Week 4 Voting Period: June 29th 5 pm - July 2nd 12 am

Week 4 Winner Contacted: July 2nd

Week 5 Voting Period: July 6th 5 pm - July 9th 12 am

Week 5 Winner Contacted: July 9th

Week 6 Voting Period: July 13th 5 pm - July 16th 12 am

Week 6 Winner Contacted: July 16th

Week 7 Voting Period: July 20th 5 pm - July 23rd 12 am

Week 7 Winner Contacted: July 23rd

Week 8 Voting Period: July 27th 5 pm - July 30th 12 am

Week 8 Winner Contacted: July 30th

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

9. Conditions of Acceptance of Prize.  Driver’s license or other appropriate picture identification is required to claim a prize. A winner must take possession of his or her prize by August 31, 2018 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.

10. 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.

11. 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).

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

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