Beginning Friday, February 1st, 2013, and continuing through the contest period, the rules and regulations for the Wendy's Bracket Challenge will be available on NBC40TV.COM and CBS40TV.COM. The contest period is February 1st, 2013 (with bracket selection starting on Sunday, March 17th, 2013) through Monday April 8th, 2013, at the conclusion of the NCAA Men's basketball tournament. Prize(s) will be awarded on Tuesday, April 9th, 2013.
HOW TO ENTER:
Beginning February 1st, 2013, and continuing through 11:59AM (CST) (or the end of the NCAA Men's Basketball tournament) on Monday, April 8th, 2013, viewers in the NBC40 and CBS 40 viewing area can go to the CBS40TV.com to enter the contest. To enter to win an iPad, two $100 visa card (one winner per card) and a flat screen TV each participant must register and fill out a bracket located on CBS40TV.com. A person can register/complete multiple brackets with each bracket serving as an entry. In the event of a dispute regarding the identity of the person submitting, the entry will be deemed to be submitted by the person in whose name the CBS40TV.com account is registered. No entries will be accepted by mail or by delivery to the business offices of NBC 40 or CBS 40. Only entries made at CBS40TV.com will be eligible. All entries must be posted by 11:59AM (CST) on March 18th, 2013. All entries must be completed in their entirety to be eligible to win.
HOW TO WIN:
On Tuesday April 9th, 2013 at 11:59 AM (CST), the will be selected based on bracket challenge performance to determine one (1) winner per prize. There will be no more than one winner for each prize given away during the contest period. If the selected entry for each prize drawing meets all the entry and eligibility requirements, they will be designated as the winner of the prize.
Each winner will be notified by email and phone call by a member of the NBC 40 and CBS 40 staff on April 9th, 2013. Each winner's name and Facebook profile picture may be included in an announcement during any NBC 40 and CBS 40 broadcast and/or Facebook post and/or website post concerning the contest. If a winner's name and/or Facebook profile picture are deemed inappropriate, NBC 40 and CBS 40 reserves the right to declare the winner ineligible and conduct another selection process to determine an alternate winner. Winner must meet all terms of contest rules, including eligibility restrictions and conditions. Failure to meet any terms of eligibility or other conditions of this contest will result in forfeiture of the prize.
After the winner has been selected and notified of winning, if the winner is declared ineligible, elects not to accept the prize, or does not pick up the prize by the specified date provided in their notification email, the prize becomes the property of NBC 40 and CBS 40. At its sole discretion, NBC 40 and CBS 40 may choose to conduct another selection process from the remaining entries to determine an alternate winner(s).
Odds of winning will be determined by the total number of entries received.
One Winner will receive the following prize:
One (1) Flat Screen TV (Value $400)
Second Winner will receive the following prize:
Prize: One (1) iPad (Value - $424). No refunds or exchanges.
Third Winner will receive the following prize:
One (1) $50 Visa Cash Card (value $100). No refunds or exchanges.
Forth Winner will receive the following prize:
One (1) $50 Visa Cash Card (value $100). No refunds or exchanges.
National Bonus Prizes:
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO PARTICIPATE OR WIN. A purchase will not increase your chance of winning. Void where prohibited.
Must be 18 years of age or older to enter and/or win unless otherwise specified in the prize information.
Winners must provide name, address, phone number, date of birth, and Social Security number or other Federal ID number.
Full time and part-time employees of NBC 40, CBS 40 or Max Media of Kentucky LLC and any organization or agency affiliated with this contest, and their immediate family, or anyone who resides in the same household as the employee are ineligible to participate or win.
Open only to residents who live or work in the NBC 40 and CBS 40 viewing area.
All prizes are non-refundable, non-redeemable, and non-transferable. No cash substitution will be available. Prizes may be substituted should they be unavailable due to circumstances beyond the station's control.
Winners are solely responsible for all Federal, state, and local taxes that are applicable. Value of prizes exceeding $600.00 or an aggregate of $600 or more won in station-conducted contests during any one (1) calendar year period is reported to the Internal Revenue Service as additional income received. The amount reported to the IRS for income tax purposes will be the fair market value of the prize at the time the contest is initiated, or as soon thereafter as an accurate determination of value can be made. Fair market value is determined by NBC 40 and CB S 40 in their sole discretion. Winners will be required to complete a W-9 form provided by NBC 40 and CBS 40 for reporting to the IRS when they claim their prize.
Winners must claim their prizes at the studios of NBC 40 and CBS 40, 325 Emmett Ave, Suite N, Bowling Green, KY 42101, during normal business hours (except for holidays), Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (CST), beginning Tuesday April 9th, 2013, unless otherwise specified by NBC 40 and CBS 40. Any prize not picked up from the station by April 30th, 2013, at 4:00 p.m. (CST), will remain the property of NBC 40 and CBS 40. NO prize will be mailed. No exceptions.
NBC 40 and CBS 40 are not responsible for prize certificates or tickets that are lost, misdirected, or not delivered for any reason, and will not replace or refund any prize certificate or tickets. If the prize is lost or stolen, it will not be replaced or refunded. If the prize includes tickets to a specific event which is later cancelled, NBC 40 and CBS 40 have no obligation to replace the prize or provide any cash value for tickets to the cancelled event. If the prize includes certificates, items, or services at a business or attraction which goes out of business or changes ownership before the prize is claimed, NBC 40 and CBS 40 have no obligation to replace the prize or provide any cash value for the unused certificates, items, or services.
Winners agree that no prize will be sold, given away, nor in any other manner be used in direct promotion of any business.
Each winner must sign a liability release form relieving NBC 40, CBS 40 and Max Media of Kentucky, LLC, of any liability for damage or harm winner(s) might incur in claiming or using the prize. Failure to sign the release form will result in forfeiture of the prize.
Valid identification (driver's license, birth certificate, Social Security card, or valid state or Federal ID) must be presented to NBC 40 and CBS 40 in order to claim the prize. NBC 40 and CBS 40 is not required to honor other forms of identification or any identification that has been tampered with or altered.
Winners are responsible for all other expenses except as listed under PRIZE in the contest rules. NBC 40 and CBS 40 will not provide any money for any expenses incurred as a result of claiming or using the prize, including but not limited to transportation, parking, food, and other incidental expenses incurred while claiming or using the prize.
One person using any of the prize elements must be 18 years or older unless otherwise specified in the prize information. Any child using any element of the prize must be accompanied by their parent(s) and/or legal guardian.
Winners may be asked to participate in video and still photography publicizing the contest. Failure to participate in video and still photography publicizing the contest may result in forfeiture of the prize. Entry in the contest will serve as agreement and consent from the participant for the participant's name and likeness to be posted on NBC40TV.com/CBS40TV.com, NBC 40 and CBS 40 Facebook page, on the air on NBC 40 and/or CBS 40, or in other public forums in order to publicize and promote this and other contests presented by NBC 40 and CBS 40.
NBC 40 and CBS 40 are not responsible if any potential winner notification is not received by email or for any reason due to inaccurate contact information provided at the time of entry or if the e-mail it sends to a potential winner is misdirected or bounces back or is intercepted by SPAM or other e-mail filters.
NBC 40 and CBS 40 is not responsible for any failure to access NBC40TV.com or CBS40TV.com, NBC 40 and CBS 40's Facebook page giveaway section due to technical difficulties with NBC 40 and CBS 40's host provider, Facebook, an electrical failure, acts of God outside of station control, or any other Internet-related malfunction. NBC 40 and CBS 40 are not responsible for any system malfunction on the part of NBC 40 and CBS 40's Internet service provider, host provider, hardware or software. Neither NBC 40 or CBS 40 are responsible for any system malfunction on the part of the entrant. Specifically, NBC 40 and CBS 40 are not responsible for any system malfunction with the entrant's Internet service provider or computer (hardware or software). NBC 40 and CBS 40 are not responsible for any technical malfunction as it relates to any virus or worm contracted by the entrant as a result of entering the contest. It is assumed that the entrant will have adequate virus protection.
NBC 40 and CBS 40 reserves the right to cancel the Wendy's Bracket Challenge at any time if there is any technical corruption as it relates to a virus of any kind. In the event the contest is cancelled, NBC 40 and CBS 40 reserve the right to conduct a random selection to award the prizes from among all eligible, non-suspect, entries received prior to the time of the action or event warranting such cancellation.
NBC 40 and CBS 40 are not responsible for late, illegible, incomplete, altered, lost or misdirected entries, for any incorrect or inaccurate entry information, whether caused by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the contest, or by any technical or human error which may occur in the processing of the entries in the contest, or for failure to receive entries due to transmission failure or technical failures of any kind and such entries will be void. NBC 40 and CBS 40 are not responsible for incorrect or inaccurate transcription of entry information, human, printing or other errors, technical malfunctions, lost/delayed data transmission, omission, interruption, deletion, line failures of any telephone network, computer equipment or software, inability to access any website or online service, or any injury or damage to entrant's or any other person's computer related to or resulting from participation in downloading any materials in this contest.
NBC 40 and CBS 40 reserve the right to void all entries made through any robotic, automatic, mechanical, programmed or similar entry duplication method and to disqualify any individual using such a method. NBC 40 and CBS 40 reserve the right to disqualify any entries by persons determined to be tampering with or abusing any aspect of the contest.
NBC 40 and CBS 40 reserve the right to use contest winners' names, voices, photographs, and/or likeness for rebroadcast and/or promotional and publicity purposes at any time without advance permission or knowledge required and without additional compensation on NBC 40 and CBS 40, NBC40TV.COM, CBS40TV.COM, NBC40 AND CBS 40 Facebook and in any other public medium.
All entries become the property of NBC 40 and CBS 40 and will not be acknowledged or returned. Entries may be used for marketing purposes by contest sponsors.
Due to unforeseen circumstances that can arise from time to time, the Wendy's Bracket Challenge on CBS40TV.com can be discontinued at any time during the promotional period.
NBC 40 and CBS 40 reserves the right to final decision in all matters regarding the contest.
NBC 40 and CBS 40, Max Media of Kentucky LLC, its parent, subsidiary, and affiliated companies, officers, directors, agents, or employees are not responsible for any expenses the winners incur due to illness, injury, or loss of life in claiming or using the prize.
Any person violating any of the above rules may be required to forfeit the prize.
Rules may be modified at any time during the contest period with such changes announced and available at the studios of NBC 40 and CBS 40 and on NBC40TV.COM and CBS40TV.COM.
A copy of the official rules is available at the studios of NBC 40 and CBS 40 at 325 Emmett Ave, Suite N, Bowling Green, KY 42101 during normal business hours, Monday-Friday, 9a.m.-4p.m. (CST) and on NBC40TV.COM and CBS40TV.COM.