OFFICIAL "SHARKDO" PROMOTION RULES - Cincinnati News, FOX19-WXIX TV

OFFICIAL "SHARKDO" PROMOTION RULES

OFFICIAL "SHARKDO" PROMOTION RULES

1. Promotion/Contest Description. This promotion is sponsored by WXIX-TV FOX19, 635 West Seventh Street, Cincinnati, OH 45203 and the Newport Aquarium. The promotion/Contest begins at 5:00 PM EST on July 30, 2007 and ends at 12:00 PM EST on August 10, 2007. Entries must be received by 12:00 PM EST on August 10, 2007. 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/contest is open only to legal U.S. residents of Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana, who are parents or legal guardians of a child or children under the age of 12. Employees and immediate family members of employees of Raycom Media, Inc., WXIX-TV, the Newport Aquarium, Newport Aquarium Volunteers, Steiner + Associates, and their respective parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, agents, and their advertising, promotion and production agencies are not eligible to participate in this promotion/contest. Only one entry per individual will be accepted, and multiple entries will be disqualified.

3. How to Enter. There is two ways to enter this promotion/contest. To enter visit FOX19.com and click on the SharkDo Contest Icon. You will then be prompted to send an e-mail with the following information:

  1. Parents Name
  2. Address
  3. Phone Number
  4. E-Mail Address
  5. Name of Child in Photo
  6. Age of Child
  7. Photo of your child/children sporting a "SharkDo"

You may also enter the contest by mailing the same information to FOX19 via mail, FOX19 - 635 West Seventh Street - Cincinnati, OH 45203 - Attention SharkDo Contest.

All Entries must be received by 12:00 PM August 10, 2007.

FOX19 will select ten (10) entries from all the entries received and post them on FOX19.com.  Viewers will have the opportunity to vote for their favorite photo.  Voting will commence on Friday, August 10 at 12:30 PM and will continue until Friday, August 17 at 12:00 PM.  The photo garnering the most votes will be declared the winner.

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). One Grand prize will be awarded to the photo that garners the most online votes on FOX19.com from August 10 to August 17, 2007.  The Grand prize will consist of two (2) Annual Passes to the Newport Aquarium and a large plush shark toy.  The maximum retail value of the Grand prize is $100.00.

5. How the Grand prize is awarded. There are two ways to enter this promotion. To enter visit FOX19.com and click on the SharkDo Contest Icon. You will then be prompted to send an e-mail with the following information:

  1. Parents Name
  2. Address
  3. Phone Number
  4. E-Mail Address
  5. Name of Child in Photo
  6. Age of Child
  7. Photo of your child/children sporting a "SharkDo"

You may also enter the contest by mailing the same information to FOX19 via mail, FOX19 - 635 West Seventh Street - Cincinnati, OH 45203 - Attention SharkDo Contest..

All Entries must be received by 12:00 PM August 10, 2007.

FOX19 will select ten (10) entries from all the entries received and post them on FOX19.com.  Viewers will have the opportunity to vote for their favorite photo.  Voting will commence on Friday, August 10 at 12:30 PM and will continue until Friday, August 17 at 12:00 PM.  The photo garnering the most votes will be declared the winner.

Prize winners will be notified via e-mail by a FOX19 representative. Prizes must be picked up at the FOX19 studios between the hours of 9:00 AM and 3:00 PM, Monday through Friday.

6. Odds of Winning. The odds of winning depend on the number of entries received as well as the results of the on-line voting.

7. Conditions of Acceptance of Prize. Driver's license or other appropriate picture identification is required to claim a prize. A winner must take possession of his or her prize within 21 days of notification 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/contest, 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/contest, 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/contest, 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/contest, including, without limitation, responsibility for property damage, loss of life, or personal injury resulting from or in connection with participating in the promotion/contest 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 Winner. For a list of the winner, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to FOX19 - 635 West 7th Street - Cincinnati, OH 45203 or visit the website at FOX19.com between August 17 and 24, 2007.

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