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Nick or Treat Contest Rules

OFFICIAL "Nick or Treat" PROMOTION RULES

1.Promotion Description. This promotion is sponsored by WXIX-TV FOX19, 635 West Seventh Street, Cincinnati, OH 45203 and Paramount's Kings Island. The promotion begins at 12:00 PM EST on September 29, 2006 and ends at 9:00 AM EST on October 6, 2006. Entries must be received by 9:00 AM EST on October 6, 2006. Promotion is void where prohibited. By entering, each entrant accepts and agrees to be bound by these promotion rules.

2. Eligibility. No purchase necessary to enter or win. This promotion is open only to legal U.S. residents of Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana, who are 18 years of age or older at the time of entry. Employees and immediate family members of employees of Raycom Media, Inc., WXIX-TV, and Parmount's Kings Island, and their respective parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, agents, and their advertising and production agencies are not eligible to participate in this promotion. Only one entry per individual will be accepted, and multiple entries will be disqualified. Prizes are limited to one per person per thirty day time period. If you have won a prize from FOX19 within the last thirty days, you will not be eligible to participate and/or win.

3.How to Enter. There are two ways to enter this promotion. Promotion begins at 12:00 PM EST on September 26, 2006 and concludes on October 6, 2006. Five prizes will be awarded. To enter and win, log onto FOX19.com and click on the Nick or Treat Contest Icon. You will then be prompted to complete the online entry form including your name, address and phone number.

You may also mail an entry to: FOX19 - 635 West 7th Street - Cincinnati, OH 45203 - Attention Nick or Treat Contest. All entries must be received by October 6, 2006 at 9:00 AM EST.

A random drawing will take place at 9:00 AM on each of the following days:

  1. Monday, October 2
  2. Tuesday, October 3
  3. Wednesday, October 4
  4. Thursday, October 5
  5. Friday, October 6

One winner will be selected per day.

All entries become the property of Sponsor(s), and Sponsor(s) reserve(s) the right to use any information submitted by entrants.

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. Sponsor(s) is/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 Sponsor(s)), 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. A potential winner 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 web site or undermine the operation of the promotion is a violation of criminal and civil laws, and Sponsor(s) reserve(s) 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 Sponsor(s) in its/their sole discretion, and Sponsor(s) reserve(s) the right to disqualify any entries by persons determined to be tampering with or abusing any aspect of the promotion.

4. Prize(s). Five prizes will be awarded. Each prize will consist of four general admission tickets to Nick or Treat at Paramount's Kings Island, valid on October 8, 15, 22, or 29,2006 Only.  The retail value of each prize is $80.00.

5. How the Prizes are Awarded. There are two ways to enter this promotion. Promotion begins at 12:00 PM EST on September 26, 2006 and concludes on October 6, 2006. Five prizes will be awarded. To enter and win, log onto FOX19.com and click on the Nick or Treat Contest Icon. You will then be prompted to complete the online entry form including your name, address and phone number.

You may also mail an entry to: FOX19 - 635 West 7th Street - Cincinnati, OH 45203 - Attention Nick or Treat Contest. All entries must be received by October 6, 2006 at 9:00 AM EST.

A random drawing will take place at 9:00 AM on each of the following days:

  1. Monday, October 2
  2. Tuesday, October 3
  3. Wednesday, October 4
  4. Thursday, October 5
  5. Friday, October 6

One winner will be selected per day.

Prize winners will be notified via e-mail. Prizes must be picked up at the FOX19 studios between the hours of 9:00 AM and 3:00 PM, Monday through Friday and no later than Friday, October 13 at 3:00 PM.

6. Odds of Winning. The odds of winning depend on the number of entries received.

7. Conditions of Acceptance of Prize. Driver's license or other appropriate picture identification is required to claim a prize. The winner(s), travel companion(s), and/or any other persons necessary will be required to execute and return a release and affidavit of eligibility within five days of prize notification, or the prize will be forfeited. A winner must take possession of his or her prize by Friday, October 13, 2006 @ 3:00 PM or the prize will be forfeited.

Winner(s) will be solely responsible for any and all local, state, and federal taxes, as well as license and registration fees incurred by participating in the promotion, including, but not limited to, transportation costs, gratuities and other items of an incidental nature. WXIX-TV will report any individual winnings over $600 (in cash or fair market value of goods or services) in a one year period to the Internal Revenue Service. Winner(s) will receive a Form 1099 from WXIX-TV if WXIX-TV reports any winnings to the Internal Revenue Service. Prize(s) may not be exchanged for cash or any other consideration.

Each winner agrees to the use of his or her name and likeness in publicity without any additional compensation, except where prohibited by law. By entering this promotion, each winner acknowledges that WXIX-TV, and all other sponsors and venues, have the right to publicize and broadcast each winner's name, voice, and likeness, the fact that he or she won, and all matters incidental thereto.

8. Limitation on Liability. By entering this promotion, each entrant forever discharges and releases Sponsor(s), its/their parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, and their respective directors, officers, employees, and agents from any and all liability, claims, causes of action, suits, and demands of any kind arising from or in connection with the promotion, including, without limitation, responsibility for property damage, loss of life, or personal injury resulting from or in connection with participating in the promotion or from or in connection with use or receipt of the prize(s), however caused.

9. Sponsor's Reservation of Rights. These official rules are subject to modification by WXIX-TV. In the event of a dispute, all decisions made by WXIX-TV are final and binding. Sponsor(s) reserve(s) the right, in its/their sole discretion, to disqualify any person who tampers with the entry process or the operation of Sponsor's/Sponsors' web site(s), or who otherwise acts in violation of these official rules. Sponsor(s) further reserve(s) the right, in its/their sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, or modify this promotion if, for any reason, the promotion is not capable of completion as planned, including due to infection by computer virus, technical corruption, force majeure, or non-authorized human intervention that compromises or affects the administration, fairness, integrity, security, or proper conduct of the promotion.

10. List of Winners. For a list of winners, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to FOX19 - 635 West 7th Street - Cincinnati, OH 45203 or visit the website at FOX19.com between October 2 to 6, 2006.

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