MVP Fan Photo Sweepstakes Contest Rules

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KCAL 9 PRESENTS
“MVP FAN PHOTO SWEEPSTAKES”
CONTEST RULES

NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. THE CONTEST IS VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.

1. How to Enter the Contest:

(a) The KCAL9 “MVP FAN PHOTO SWEEPSTAKES” will begin on Saturday, May19, 2012 and end on Sunday, May 27, 2012 at 11:59pm PDT. Contest is sponsored by KCAL9-TV.

(b) To participate in the contest, viewers must enter online at http://www.kcal9.com/fan photo and upload a photo of themself holding (underneath their nose) the KCAL9 fan distributed at Fan Fest on May 19, 2012, or using the downloadable fan on KCAL9.com/fanphoto; viewers must also complete the Entry Form provided with name, address, age, email address, daytime phone number. All photo submissions must be in one of the following formats: .jpg, .png, .gif, or .tif.

(c) KCAL9-TV (“Sponsor”) is not responsible for late, lost, stolen, misdirected, misaddressed, postage due, incomplete or illegible entries. Sponsor is not responsible for technical or computer failures, errors or data loss of any kind, lost or unavailable Internet connections, or failed, incomplete, garbled or deleted computer or network transmissions, inability to access any Web site or on-line service, or any other error or malfunction, or late, lost, illegible or misdirected entries. Entry materials that have been tampered with or altered are void. If the judges determine, in their sole discretion, that there is any suspected or actual electronic tampering with the Contest or if technical difficulties compromise the integrity of the Contest, the judges reserve the right to void the entries at issue and/or terminate the Contest and conduct a random drawing to award the prize among all eligible entries received as of the termination date. If the Contest is terminated due to tampering or technical difficulties prior to its expiration date, notice will be posted at http://www.kcal9.com If, for any reason, the Contest is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Contest, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Contest. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any entrant that tampers with the operation of the Contest or website or violates the Official Rules of the Contest. By use of this website and by entering the Contest, you agree to the Sponsor’s Web Site Terms of Use Agreement and to the use of your personal information as described in the Privacy Policy located at: http://www.kcal9.com.

(d) Only one (1) picture entry per email address will be considered an entry. An entry submitted is deemed to be made by the holder of the e-mail account.

(e) Broadcasts are subject to preemptions and scheduling changes. If such changes occur, they will be posted on the KCBS-TV/KCAL9-TV website.

(f) Odds of winning depend on the number of entries received.

2. Eligibility Restrictions:

(a) The contest is open to Southern California residents who are 13 years of age or older (minors must have the approval of a parent or legal guardian). Employees of KCBS-TV, KCAL9-TV, CBS Corp., other television and radio stations in the Los Angeles market, and their affiliates, subsidiaries and advertising agencies and their immediate family members or persons living in the same household are ineligible to participate or win.

(b) Viewers are eligible to win a KCBS-TV/KCAL9-TV Sweepstakes only once every sixty days. Only one winner per household is permitted in any Sweepstakes. Viewers are eligible to win a prize valued at $600.00 or more only once every six months.

(c) All entries become the sole property of KCBS-TV/KCAL9-TV and will not be returned. By entering, entrants agree to abide by these rules, and warrant and represent that their entry is their original work.

(d) Contestants are required to provide truthful information and Sponsor will reject and delete any entry that it discovers to be false or fraudulent. Sponsor will disqualify any entry from individuals who do not meet the eligibility requirements, and Sponsor will also delete any entry received from persons under the age of 13.

3. Prizes:

(a) Grand Prize Package: One Grand Prize winner will receive an invitation to visit the set of the ThinkBlueTV pregame show on KCAL9-TV in 2012 (exact date and time TBD). There is no assigned value of Grand Prize Package as it is not for sale to the public.

(b) All other costs and expenses in connection with Prize Winner’s receipt and use of the prize are the winner’s sole responsibility. Prize does not include items not specified, such parking fees, transportation, food, beverages, merchandise, souvenirs, etc.

(c) All prizes or prize certificates may be picked up at the office of KCBS-TV/KCAL9-TV, 4200 Radford Ave, Studio City, CA 91604. Any prize or prize certificate not claimed within 48 hours of winning will be forfeited by the winner. In the event that a prize or prize certificate is mailed to the winner, it will be with the prior consent of the winner and therefore, the winner assumes the risk of its arrival. KCBS-TV/KCAL9-TV is not responsible for the safe arrival of a prize or prize certificate.

(d) Contest prizes are not transferable. Prizes may not be substituted for or redeemed for cash. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute prizes of comparable value.

4. Selection of Winners:

(a) Decisions of Sponsor with respect to the contest are final.

(b) One Prize Winner will be selected at random from all eligible entries received on or about Monday, May28, 2012. A representative of KCAL9-TV will contact the winner by telephone. If KCAL9-TV is unable to contact a winner based on the information provided on the entry form through the initial phone call, an alternate winner will be selected from all other eligible entries. Winner must be present on the phone to win and accept the prize as stated or respond by given deadline provided by KCAL9.

5. Conditions:

(a) Payment of all federal, state and local taxes are the sole responsibility of the winners and winners may receive an IRS Form 1099 or equivalent from Sponsor.

(b) By participating in the contest, the winner agrees to have their name, voice, or likeness used in any advertising or broadcasting material relating to this contest, and to sign a publicity release, affidavit of eligibility and release of liability prior to acceptance of the prize. If a prizewinner is a minor, prize may be awarded to the minor’s parent or legal guardian and that winner’s travel companion must be his/her parent or legal guardian. By accepting the prize, winner grants to Sponsor the right to use the winner’s name, voice, picture and/or likeness for purposes of advertising and publicity in any and all media now known or hereafter invented, without further permission or additional compensation (except where prohibited by law). All expenses on receipt and use of prize, and all federal, state and local taxes, are the sole responsibility of winner. Winner, by acceptance of his/her prize, agrees to release KCBS-TV, KCAL9-TV, CBS Corp., their respective parents and subsidiaries, officers, directors, shareholders and their respective advertising, promotion and production agencies from any and all liability, claims or actions of any kind whatsoever for injuries, damages or losses to persons and property which may be sustained in connection with the receipt, ownership or use of the prize or while preparing for, participating in, and/or traveling to any prize-related activity. Void where prohibited by law.

6. Sponsor reserves the right to make changes in the rules of the contest, which will become effective upon announcement.

7. Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other errors in the printing, the offering or the administration of the contest or in the announcement of the prize.

8. Failure to comply with the contest rules may result in a contestant’s disqualification.

9. To obtain a copy of the official rules and/or winner’s list, please write by July 27, 2012 to:

“MVP FAN PHOTO SWEEPSTAKES”
C/O KCAL9-TV
4200 Radford Avenue
Studio City, CA 91604

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