Contest Rules: “Rules to be a Ray” CW44 and Tampa Bay Rays

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Contest Rules: 44 Rules to be a Rays Fan

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 “44 Rules to be a Rays Fan” contest begins on Monday, March 31th, 2014 and ends Monday, September 15th, 2014.
(b)    To participate in the contest, “44 Rules to be a Ray,” contestants must watch for a call to action to air every Monday for the duration of the contest between 6:00:00pm and 7:59:59pm. The fourth and fifth caller will win a 4-pack of Rays Baseball tickets.

(c)    One entry per person.

(d)    Sponsor is not responsible for telephone service outages, delays, equipment malfunctions, busy signals, hang-ups, errors or data loss of any kind, lost or unavailable connections, or failed, incomplete, garbled or deleted transmissions or voicemails or other technological difficulties that may prevent an individual from completing his/her telephone call.

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.cw44.com. If, for any reason, the Contest is not capable of running as planned, including 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 violates the Official Rules of the Contest.

(e)    Broadcasts are subject to preemptions and scheduling changes. If such changes occur they will be posted on the http://www.cw44.com.

(f)    Odds of winning depend on number of eligible entries.

2.    Eligibility Restrictions:

(a)           The contest is open to Florida residents who are 18 years of age or older.  Employees of WTOG/CW44, CBS Corporation, other television and radio stations in the Tampa Bay market, and their affiliates, subsidiaries and advertising agencies and their immediate family members and persons living in the same household are ineligible to participate or win.

(b)    Viewers are eligible to win a WTOG/CW44 contest only once every sixty days. Only one winner per household is permitted in any contest. 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 station 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 the Station will reject and delete any entry that it discovers to be false or fraudulent.  The Station will disqualify any entry from individuals who do not meet the eligibility requirements, and the Station will also delete any entry received from persons under the age of 13.

3.    Prizes:

(a)    Two (2) winners each week will receive four (4) tickets to an upcoming Rays game. (Valued $120.00-$250.00)

(b)    Prize can be won Monday nights between March 31, 2014 and September 15, 2014.

(c)    All prizes or prize certificates may be picked up at the office of WTOG/CW44, 365 105th Terrace NE, Saint Petersburg, FL 33716.  Any prize or prize certificate not claimed by 5:30pm (weekdays only) on the day of the game 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 written consent of the winner and therefore, winner assumes the risk of its arrival.  WTOG/CW44 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.  Station reserves the right to substitute prize of comparable value.

4.    Selection of Winners:

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

(b)    Contestants must watch for a call to action to air every Monday between 6:00:00pm and 7:59:59pm (for the duration of the contest) and be the fourth and fifth caller to win.

(c)    Winners will be notified by phone.

5.    Conditions:

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

(b)    By participating in the contest, the winners agree 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. By accepting the prize, each winner grants to Station 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 are the sole responsibility of winner.  Winners and companions, by acceptance of their prizes, agree to release Station, CBS, their respective parents and subsidiaries, 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.

6.    Contest sponsors reserve 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 November 15, 2014 to:

“44 Rules to be a Rays Fan” Contest Rules
C/O WTOG-CW44
365 105th Terrace NE Saint Petersburg, FL 33716

 

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