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Travel America Now Contest Rules

CONTEST RULES FOR TRAVEL AMERICA NOW CONTEST

GRAND PRIZE: VIP TRIP TO NEW YORK, NY, WASHINGTON, DC, OR CHICAGO, IL. 

1. How to Enter the Contest: 

a. The "Travel America Now" contest will begin on 9/12/11 at 4pm EST. and end on 11/18/11 at 11:59pm EST.

b. To participate in the contest, watch America Now on FOX19 (WXIX) from 4-5pm EST. FOX19 will release a ‘Code Word' during one of the commercial breaks. Enter this ‘Code Word' on www.FOX19.com. FOX19 will release a new ‘Code Word' every weekday between 9/12/11 and 11/18/11. Viewers are allowed 1 entry per ‘Code Word'. FOX19 will randomly select one (1) person who will receive 2 round trip tickets on Ultimate Air Shuttle to New York, NY, Washington, DC, or Chicago, IL. In addition the winner will receive (1) room in a luxury hotel for a five (5) night stay. FOX19 will randomly select one (1) person who has correctly entered a code word and that person will win the "Grand Prize".

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

2. Eligibility Restrictions: 

a. 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, Pebble, 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 (WXIX), 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. 

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

3. Prize: 

a. Grand Prize: USD Two (2) round trip tickets on Ultimate Air Shuttle to New York, NY, Washington, DC, or Chicago, IL. A maximum of one (1) Grand Prize will be awarded. If the one (1) available Grand Prize is won in accordance with these Rules, the contest will officially end at the time the Grand Prize is won. 

b. The Grand Prize or consolation 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. 

c. Contest prize is not transferable. 

d. The Grand Prize or consolation winner will receive 1099 IRS Tax form for amount of $3,200. 

e. 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.

f. The Grand Prize is being provided courtesy of Ultimate Air Shuttle.

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 Ultimate Air Shuttle. Notwithstanding the foregoing, the Grand Prize winner's rights to payment shall be transferable to his or her heirs upon death. Ultimate Air Shuttle's payment obligations with respect to the prize exist only as to the Grand Prize winner and his or her heirs upon death and not to any other third party.

The Grand Prize winner releases and holds Sponsors, Raycom Media, Inc. and their affiliated companies, harmless from any actions, claims or liability if Ultimate Air Shuttle, the funding vehicle or financial instrument, as selected by Ultimate Air Shuttle, fails to provide the prize to such Grand Prize winner. 

4. Selection and Notification of Winners: 

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

b. A total of one (1) grand prize winner will be randomly selected from all eligible entries who have entered a correct "Code Word". A selected Grand Prize Winner that cannot be reached or contacted to confirm their selection, does not meet the eligibility requirements, or does not wish to receive the grand prize, will be disqualified. An alternate finalist will be randomly selected if time permits. 

c. The odds of being selected as the finalist are dependent upon the number of entries received. 

5. Conditions: 

a. 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 FOX19 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.

b. 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/or FOX19, and to sign a release prior to acceptance of the prize.

c. A maximum (1) Grand Prize(s) will be awarded. The winner must accept delivery of prize from WXIX. 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.

d. 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 Ultimate Air Shuttle, 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. 

e. 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 www.wxix.com, 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 www.wxix.com for a copy of these contest rules, and for any updates or announcements concerning the contest. 

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

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

h. Sponsors and 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. 

i. 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.

j. 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.

k. 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).

l. 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.

m. 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.

n. 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).

o. The sponsors of this contest are WXIX, located at 635 W. 7th St., Cincinnati, OH and Ultimate Air Charters, located at Akron-Canton Airport 6061 West Airport Drive, North Canton, OH 44720 (collectively, the "Sponsors").

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