Sweepstakes Rules: “’Friendsgiving’ Casherole Sweepstakes”

No purchase or payment of any kind is necessary to enter or win.  The sweepstakes is void where prohibited by law.

  1. How to Enter the Sweepstakes:

(a)      The “’Friendsgiving’ Casherole Sweepstakes” sweepstakes will begin Monday, November 5th, 2018 and end on Friday, November 16th, 2018 between 7:00pm and 7:29:59pm. Sweepstakes is sponsored by CW44.

(b)      To participate in the sweepstakes, “’Friendsgiving’ Casherole Sweepstakes” watch weeknights Monday, November 5th, 2018 through Friday, November 16th, 2018. CW44 will superimpose a code word on the screen between 7:00:00 pm and 7:29:59pm. Each weeknight, one (1) entrant that correctly supplies the codeword on CW44.com will be chosen at random as a finalist. On or about Monday, November 19, 2018, CW44 will randomly choose five (5) finalists as grand prize winners of the $500 AMEX Gift Card.

(c)      One entry per household, additional entries per household will cause all entries from the household to be disqualified.

(d)      Sponsors are 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 sweepstakes or if technical difficulties compromise the integrity of the sweepstakes, the judges reserve the right to void the entries at issue and/or terminate the sweepstakes and conduct a random drawing to award the prize among all eligible entries received as of the termination date. If the sweepstakes 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 sweepstakes 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 sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any entrant that tampers with the operation of the sweepstakes or violates the Official Rules of the sweepstakes.

By use of this website and by entering the Sweepstakes, you agree to the Station’s Web Site Terms of Use Agreement and to the use of your personal information as described in the Privacy Policy located at:  “www.cw44.com”.

(e)      Broadcasts are subject to preemptions and scheduling changes. If such changes occur they will be posted on the WTOG/CW44 website: http://www.cw44.com

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

  1. Eligibility Restrictions:

(a)          The sweepstakes 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 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 WTOG 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)     Participants are required to provide truthful information and the WTOG 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 WTOG will also delete any entry received from persons under the age of 13.

  1. Prizes:
  • Five (5) prize winners will each receive a $500 American Express gift card. (Prize value: $500.00)

(b) Prize can be won during 7:00:00pm and 7:29:59pm on CW44, weeknights between Monday, November 5th, 2018 and Friday, November 16th, 2018.

(c)      All prizes or prize certificates MUST be picked up in person  at the office of WTOG/CW44, 365 105th Terrace NE, Saint Petersburg, FL 33716.  Any prize or prize certificate not claimed by Friday, November 30th, 2018 at 4:30pm will be forfeited by the winner.

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

  1. Selection of Winners:

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

(b)      Each weeknight between Monday, November 5th, 2018 and Friday, November 16th, 2018, one (1) entrant that correctly supplies the codeword on CW44.com will be selected at random as a finalist. On or about Monday, November 19, 2018, CW44 will randomly choose five (5) finalists as grand prize winners of the $500 AMEX Gift Card.

(c)      Winners must watch CW44 weeknights between 7:00:00pm and 7:29:59pm for the duration of the sweepstakes to be eligible to win.

(d)     Winners will be notified on or about Monday, November 19th, 2018.

  1. 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 sweepstakes, the winners agree to have their name, voice, or likeness used in any advertising or broadcasting material relating to this sweepstakes, and to sign a publicity release, affidavit of eligibility and release of liability prior to acceptance of the prize.  By accepting the prize, winners grant to Station the right to use the winners’ names, voices, pictures and/or likenesses 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 winners.  Winners, 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.

  1. Sweepstakes sponsors reserve the right to make changes in the rules of the sweepstakes, which will become effective upon announcement.
  2. Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other errors in the printing, the offering or the administration of the sweepstakes or in the announcement of the prize.
  3. Failure to comply with the sweepstakes rules may result in a participant’s disqualification.
  4. To obtain a copy of the official rules and/or winner’s list, please write by January 16th, 2019 to:

“’Friendsgiving’ Casherole Sweepstakes” Sweepstakes Rules


365 105th Terrace NE Saint Petersburg, FL 33716






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