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OFFICIAL RULES - TENNESSEE RENAISSANCE FESTIVAL TICKET GIVEAWAY - APR 20 - MAY 16, 2014

 

TENNESSEE RENAISSANCE FESTIVAL TICKET GIVEAWAY CONTEST

OFFICIAL RULES

 NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.  A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCE OF WINNING.

1.            PROMOTION DATES

a.            These rules (the "Official Rules") govern the TENNESSEE RENAISSANCE FESTIVAL TICKET GIVEAWAY CONTEST ("Promotion") will begin on Sunday, April 20, 2014 at 12:00 a.m. CDT and end on Friday, May 16, 2014 at 12:00 p.m. CDT.

2.            ELIGIBILITY RESTRICTIONS

a.            The Promotion is open to all legal residents of the United States and the District of Columbia who are 18 years of age or older at the time of entry and legal residents who live or work in the NewsChannel 5 viewing area.  Employees of Journal Broadcast Group, Inc., d/b/a WTVF-NewsChannel 5 (the "Promoter" or "Station"), its corporate parent, subsidiary, and affiliated entities, its advertising agencies, participating sponsors/promotional partners and the members of their immediate families (spouse, parents, siblings or children) or households (whether related or not) are ineligible to participate or win.  This Promotion is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations.  Void outside the United States, in NY, and where prohibited. 

b.            Can only enter one time in this contest.  Can only win one time in this contest. 

c.             Winners must provide name, address, phone number, date of birth and Social Security number and/or Federal ID number.  Winners must claim their prize at the business offices of NewsChannel 5 located at 474 James Robertson Parkway, Nashville, TN 37219, during normal business hours, Monday-Friday, 9:00a.m.-5:00p.m., after they are notified.  Any prize not claimed by close of business on Thursday, May 22, 2014, will remain the property of NewsChannel 5.  No prizes will be mailed. No exceptions.

Valid identification (driver's license, birth certificate, Social Security card, or valid state ID) must be presented to NewsChannel 5 to claim the prize. NewsChannel 5 is not required to honor other forms of identification or any identification that has been tampered with or altered.

Winners will be required to sign a liability release form relieving NewsChannel 5, LLC, Journal Communications, Inc., and the Tennessee Renaissance Festival of any liability for damage or harm winner might incur as a result of claiming or using the prize. Failure to sign the release form will result in forfeiture of the prize.

d.            Entrants are required to provide truthful information and Promoter will reject and delete any entry that it discovers to be false or fraudulent.  Promoter will disqualify any entry from individuals who do not meet the eligibility requirements, and Promoter will also delete any entry knowingly received from persons under the age of 13 in compliance with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act and as otherwise required by law.

3.            ENTRY

a.            To participate in the Promotion, you may enter via the following method(s):

                VIA INTERNET – Visit the Contest Section of NewsChannel5.com (http://www.newschannel5.com)and follow the links and instructions to enter and submit your first name and last name, complete address, city, state, zip code, telephone number, and a valid email address in the online entry form.  Internet entries will be deemed made by the authorized account holder of the email address submitted at the time of entry.  The authorized account holder is the natural person who is assigned to the email address by an internet access provider, online service provider or other organization that is responsible for assigning the email address or the domain associated with the submitted email address.  Multiple entrants are not permitted to share the same email address.  Entries submitted will not be acknowledged or returned.  Use of any device to automate entry is prohibited.  Proof of submission of an entry shall not be deemed proof of receipt by Promoter. The contest administrator's computer is the official time keeping device for the Promotion.  For purpose of this Promotion, a "Day" shall begin at 12:00:00 a.m. CDT and shall end at 11:59:59 p.m. CDT. 

b.            Can only enter one time in this contest.  Can only win one time in this contest.

4.            PRIZES

a.            Four (4) adult day admission tickets to the Tennessee Renaissance Festival at Castle Gwynn in Arrington, TN. 

Tickets can be used on the following dates:  May 3, May 4, May 10, May 11, May 17, May 18, May 24, May 25, and Memorial Day, May 26, 2014.  Festival hours are 10am - 6pm CDT. 

All sales tax included.  No reservations required.  No refund on tickets.  Call (615) 395-9950 (M-F 10:00a.m.-4:30p.m. CDT) or go to http://www.tnrenfest.com for additional information and directions.

ACTUAL RETAIL VALUE OF PRIZE:  $80.00
(Actual retail value is the designated value of the prize as determined by the Tennessee Renaissance Festival, provider of the prize.)

b.            All prizes are awarded as-is.  There is no substitution, transfer, or cash equivalent for prizes, except that Promoter may, at its sole discretion, substitute prizes of comparable value or cash.  The prizes are expressly limited to the item(s) listed above and do not include taxes, gratuities or any other expenses.  Promoter is not responsible for winners' limitations that prevent acceptance, use, or nonuse of prize.  Entrants acknowledge that the Released Parties, as defined herein, have not made, nor are in any manner responsible or liable for, any warranties, representations or guarantees, and hereby disclaim any and all warranties expressed or implied, in fact or in law, whether now or hereafter enacted concerning any prize, including without limitation, implied warranties of quality, merchantability, mechanical condition, or fitness for a particular purpose, except for any express manufacturer's warranty as may be included with the prize or as may be separately provided to participants by law.  Other restrictions may apply.

c.             Any prize certificates or coupons are subject to the terms and conditions as set forth by the issuer of the certificate or coupon.  Such certificates and coupons are not refundable or transferable, and may not be substituted or exchanged for cash or credit at any time, nor will such certificates or coupons be replaced if unused, lost, stolen, or damaged. 

5.            WINNER SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION

a.            All decisions of Promoter management with respect to the Promotion are final.

b.            Each Friday during the contest period after 12 p.m. (CDT), there will be a random selection process to determine the weekly winners as follows:  one (1) winner determined on April 25, 2014; one (1) winner determined on May 2, 2014; one (1) winner determined on May 9, 2014; and one (1) winner determined on May 16, 2014.  There will be a total of four (4) winners during the contest period. 

Winners on each date will be notified by email or phone on or about Friday, April 25; Friday, May 2; Friday, May 9; Friday, May 16, 2014, by a member of the NewsChannel 5 staff.  Their names will be posted on NewsChannel5.com on the same date.

After each weekly winner has been selected and notified of winning, if any of the weekly winners are declared ineligible or elect not to accept the prize, another selection process will be conducted from the remaining entries to determine any alternate winner(s) for that week.  This process will continue until one (1) weekly winner is determined on each of the four (4) dates.

Odds of winning will be determined by the total number of entries received.

f.             Winners must claim their prize at the business offices of NewsChannel 5 located at 474 James Robertson Parkway, Nashville, TN 37219, during normal business hours, Monday-Friday, 9:00a.m.-5:00p.m., after they are notified.  Any prize not claimed by close of business on Thursday, May 22, 2014, will remain the property of NewsChannel 5.  No prizes will be mailed. No exceptions.

Valid identification (driver's license, birth certificate, Social Security card, or valid state ID) must be presented to NewsChannel 5 to claim the prize. NewsChannel 5 is not required to honor other forms of identification or any identification that has been tampered with or altered.

Winners will be required to sign a liability release form relieving NewsChannel 5, LLC, Journal Communications, Inc., and the Tennessee Renaissance Festival of any liability for damage or harm winner might incur as a result of claiming or using the prize. Failure to sign the release form will result in forfeiture of the prize. 

Entry in the contest will serve as agreement for the participant's name to be posted on NewsChannel5.com for contest reporting purposes only.

6.            CONDITIONS

a.            Payments of all federal, state and local taxes are solely the responsibility of the winners.  Winners will be required to complete and submit an IRS Form W-9 or the equivalent including the winner's full Social Security Number for receipt of any prize valued at $600 or more or for any prizes awarded by Promoter in a calendar year with an aggregate value of $600 or more. Failure to submit a complete W-9 or equivalent will result in disqualification and forfeiture of the prize.

b.            Participating in the Promotion and acceptance of any prize constitutes each entrant's and winner's (and guest's where applicable) permission for the Promoter or its agents to photograph, film, record that entrant, winner ,or guest and to use his or her name, city, state, voice, or likeness, and any statements made by him or her regarding the Promotion or its sponsors for purposes of trade, publicity or promotion without additional financial or other compensation, and, where legal, to sign a publicity release confirming such consent prior to acceptance of the prize.

c.             Prior to awarding any prize or prize certificate, and depending on the nature of the prize and eligibility requirements of the contest, the Promoter in its sole discretion will require verification of Promotion winner's identification by a showing of valid government-issued photo identification.  By entering, participating and/or accepting a prize in the Promotion, each entrant, winner, and guest if applicable, agrees not to sue and to release, discharge, indemnify,  hold harmless, and absolve the Station, the Promoter, its sponsors and promotional partners, its advertising and promotion agencies and each of their respective parent, subsidiary and affiliated entities and the officers, shareholders, directors, employees, agents, and representatives and the successors and assigns of each of them (the "Released Parties") from and against any and all claims, demands, actions, suits, losses, expenses, costs, damages, and liabilities including, without limitation, interest, penalties, court costs and reasonable attorneys' fees and expenses arising directly or indirectly from the prize or participation in the Promotion, including, but not limited to, personal injury, death, or damage to or loss of property, which may occur in connection with, preparation for, travel to, or participation in Promotion, or possession, acceptance and/or use or misuse of prize or participation in any Promotion-related activity, including but not limited to any claims based on publicity rights, defamation, or invasion of privacy and merchandise delivery.  Promoter may require eligible Promotion winners and their guests or travel companions, if any (as well as each of their parent(s) or legal guardian(s), if winners, guests or travel companions are under the age of majority in their state of residence), to sign a liability release confirming such consent.  Except where prohibited, by entering the Promotion, each entrant agrees that: (1) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Promotion or any Prize (s) shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by state or federal courts situated in Milwaukee, WI; (2) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, but in no event shall such costs include attorneys' fees; and (3) no punitive, incidental, special, consequential or other damages, including, without limitation, lost profits may be awarded (collectively, "Special Damages").  Further, by entering the Promotion, each entrant waives all rights to claim Special Damages and all rights to have such damages multiplied or increased. 

d.            Promoter, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify any person (and all of their entries) from this Promotion if he or she tampers with the entry process, the operation of the Promotion, or the operation of Promoter's web channel or is otherwise in violation of the Official Rules or direction of Promoter.  Promoter further reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to modify, cancel, terminate or suspend the Promotion, or any part of it, if it is not capable of completion as planned or if any fraud, technical failures or any factor beyond the Promoter's control, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention or technical failures of any sort, corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Promotion as determined by Promoter in is sole discretion.  Any attempt by an entrant or any person to deliberately damage any Promoter web channel or to undermine the legitimate operation of this Promotion may be a violation of criminal and civil laws.  Should such an attempt be made, Promoter reserves the right to seek full prosecution and/or damages from any such individual to the fullest extent permitted by law.  Promoter's failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of this provision.  If due to circumstances beyond the control of Promoter, any competition or prize-related event or travel is delayed, rescheduled, postponed or cancelled, Promoter reserves the right, but not the obligation, to modify, suspend, or cancel the Promotion and shall not be required to award a substitute prize.

e.            The Released Parties are not responsible for (i) typographical or other errors in the printing, the offering or the administration of the Promotion, or in the announcement of a prize; (ii) entries not received due to difficulty accessing the internet, service outage or delays, computer difficulties, malfunctions, disconnections, other technological failures, telephone service outages, delays, dropped calls, or busy signals; or any other difficulties that may prevent an individual from entering or participating, or (iii) lost, stolen, mangled, misdelivered, misdirected, postage due, illegible, incomplete, incorrect, or late entries.  Further, the Released Parties are not responsible if any part of a promotion prize that cannot be awarded due to acts of God, acts of war, natural disaster, weather, acts of terrorism or other factors beyond the Station's control.

f.             Except where prohibited, by entering the Promotion, each entrant agrees that: (1) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Promotion or any Prize (s) shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; (2) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, but in no event shall such costs include attorneys' fees; and (3) no punitive, incidental, special, consequential or other damages, including, without limitation, lost profits may be awarded (collectively, "Special Damages").  Further, by entering the Promotion, each entrant waives all rights to claim Special Damages and all rights to have such damages multiplied or increased. 

7.            TERMS OF USE AGREEMENT & PRIVACY POLICY

a.            By entering this Promotion, you agree to use of your personal information as described in the Privacy Policy located at:  "http://www.newschannel5.com/global/story.asp?s=18990".

b.            By use of this web channel and by entering this Promotion, you agree to the Promoter's Terms of Use Agreement:  "http://www.newschannel5.com/global/story.asp?s=18991". 

Sponsor:  Tennessee Renaissance Festival 

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