Myrtle Beach Vacation Give-Away Contest Rules

How to Enter the Contest:

The "Myrtle Beach Vacation" contest will begin on 3/11/11 at 10am EST. and end on 4/11/11 at 10am EST.

To participate in the contest, register for a chance to win at To register for a chance to participate, fill out the entry form by entering your home address, email address, FOX19 will randomly select one (1) person as a finalist, and that person will win the Grand Prize as further explained in rule #4 below.

Limit one (1) entry per person. Entrants may be disqualified at the sole discretion of FOX19.

Eligibility Restrictions:

The contest is open to all FOX19 Viewers who are 18 years of age or older and who reside in the FOX19 viewing area, which consist of the following counties: Ohio: Hamilton, Clermont, Brown, Adams, Highland, Clinton, Warren, Butler, Prebble, Montgomery, Greene, Middletown. Kentucky: Gallatin, Boone, Kenton, Campbell, Owen, Grant, Pendleton, Bracken, Robertson, Mason, Harrison, Carroll, Scott. Indiana: Jefferson, Jennings, Ripley, Decatur, Franklin, Fayette, Union, Dearborn, Ohio, Switzerland, Wayne. FOX19 and their respective affiliated companies, subsidiaries, distributors, dealers, retailers, printers, advertising, promotion agencies, agents, successors and assigns, any and all other companies associated with this contest, and the members of the immediate families or households of any of the above are not eligible. Immediate family shall include spouse, parents, children, siblings, grandparents, grandchildren and any other person residing within the same household.

Viewers are eligible to win a FOX19 contest only once every thirty days, which includes this contest.


Grand Prize: Deluxe accommodations for seven (7) nights for up to a family of 5 in either a multi-bedroom condo or a beach house and a VISA gift card in the amount of USD $1,000 for travel/food expenses. Total estimated value of USD $4,000.00.

The Grand Prize winner must pick up his/her prize at the office of WXIX, at 19 Broadcast Plaza 635 W. 7th St. Cincinnati, OH 45203. Any prize not claimed within forty-five days of winning will be forfeited by the winner.

Contest prize is not transferable.

The Grand Prize winner will receive 1099 IRS Tax form for the value of the prize as stated in these contest rules.

Prize is limited solely to those item(s) explicitly set forth herein and shall not include any and all other expenses, incidentals or taxes that may arise out of the winner's receipt of this prize.

The Grand Prize is being provided courtesy of The Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce, who may provide the Grand Prize to the Grand Prize winner, travel restrictions and black-out dates may apply.

Grand Prize winner shall not sell, transfer, encumber, assign, or otherwise dispose of all or any portion of the prize without the written consent of The Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce in its sole and absolute discretion.

The Grand Prize winner releases and holds Sponsors, Raycom Media, Inc. and their affiliated companies, harmless from any actions, claims or liability if The Myrtle Beach Chamber of Commerce fails to provide the prize package to such Grand Prize winner.

Selection and Notification of Winners:

Decisions of FOX19 management with respect to the contest are final.

A total of one (1) finalist will be randomly selected from all eligible entries received to participate in the contest. A selected finalist that cannot be reached or contacted to confirm their selection does not meet the eligibility requirements, or does not wish to participate in the Grand Prize contest, will be disqualified. An alternate finalist will be randomly selected if time permits.


Payment of all federal, state and local taxes are the sole responsibility of the winner, including but not limited to income taxes. Winner will be required to sign an IRS Form W-9 or the equivalent. Failure or refusal to execute the W-9, a release/affidavit of eligibility and any documents required by The Myrtle Beach Chamber of Commerce will result in winner forfeiting the prize. Photo identification and social security number of the winner will also be required in order to collect the prize.

By participating in the contest, the finalist agrees to have his/her name, voice, or likeness used in any advertising or broadcasting material relating to this contest without additional financial or other compensation by the Sponsors, and to sign a release prior to acceptance of the prize.

A maximum (1) Grand Prize(s) will be awarded. The winner must accept delivery of prize from The Myrtle Beach Chamber of Commerce. All other costs related to prize delivery and acceptance is the responsibility of winner including but not limited to all federal state and local taxes. Prize is non-transferable. Sponsors reserve the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value.

The winner will be required to complete and return a W-9 form (if prize value exceeds $600.00), affidavit of eligibility, and liability/publicity release , and present a valid photo ID and social security card before prize will be awarded. Winner will be issued a 1099 form reflecting the value of the prize and is responsible for paying all income taxes on the prize. Pursuant to the liability release, the winner will agree to release and hold The Myrtle Beach Chamber of Commerce, FOX19, its licensee, and the affiliated companies and the officers, shareholders, directors, employees, agents and representatives of each of them, harmless against any and all claims or liability arising directly or indirectly from the prize or participation in the contest.

FOX19 reserves the right in its sole discretion to modify the contest rules and dates at any time for any reason. Material modifications shall be announced on-line at, when practical. By participating in this contest, you agree to be bound by these contest rules, any modifications thereof, and by all other rules imposed by FOX19 management. See for a copy of these contest rules, and for any updates or announcements concerning the contest.

No purchase is necessary. Purchase does not increase chances of winning. The contest is void where prohibited.

Failure to comply with the contest rules may result in an entrant's disqualification, at the sole discretion of FOX19.

Sponsors are not responsible for typographical or other errors in the printing, the offering or the administration of the contest or in the announcement of a prize.

Copies of the written contest rules and name of winner are available during regular business hours at the main studio of FOX19, 635 W. 7th St. Cincinnati, OH or by sending a self-addressed stamped envelope to FOX19.

Entries must be filled out completely and legibly in order to qualify, and will be void if they are, in whole or in part, incomplete, illegible, damaged, irregular, counterfeit, altered, or obtained through theft or fraud. No mechanically reproduced, software-generated or other automated multiple entries are permitted. Sponsors are not responsible for lost, late, illegible, misdirected or mutilated entries, including due to transmission, technical, and/or network failures of any kind, including, without limitation, malfunctioning of any hardware or software (whether originating with sender or Sponsors), telephonic failures, human error, or any other error or malfunction. For online entries, the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at time of entry will be considered the entrant. An "authorized account holder" shall mean the natural person assigned to such e-mail account by the Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with such e-mail account. The finalist may be requested to provide proof that he or she is the authorized account holder of the e-mail address associated with a winning entry.

Entrants agree not to upload, post or transmit any materials which contain any computer viruses, Easter eggs, worms, Trojan Horses or other harmful component or programming routines that are intended to damage, detrimentally interfere with, surreptitiously intercept or expropriate any system, data or personal information. Any attempt to deliberately damage any website or undermine the operation of this contest is a violation of criminal and civil laws, and Sponsors reserve the right to seek damages from any person who makes such attempt(s).

Entry materials that have been tampered with or altered are void. Any questions regarding the number of entries submitted by an individual or the authorized account holder of an e-mail address shall be determined by WXIX in its sole discretion, and WXIX reserves the right to disqualify any entries by persons determined to be tampering with or abusing any aspect of this contest.

By entering this contest, entrant agrees that WXIX and the other sponsor of this contest may provide entrant with promotional materials and that WXIX may release entrant's personally identifiable registration information to the other sponsor for that purpose. WXIX is not responsible for the use of entrant's personally identifiable information by the other sponsor.

WXIX further reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel or terminate this contest if, for any reason, it is not capable of completion as planned (including, but not limited to, for the following reasons: infection by computer virus, technical corruption, force majeure, or non-authorized human intervention that compromises or affects the administration, human error, fairness, integrity, security, or proper conduct of this contest).

The sponsors of this contest are WXIX, located at 635 W. 7th St., Cincinnati, OH and The Myrtle Beach Chamber of Commerce, located at 1200 N. Oak St. Myrtle Beach, SC 29577.