June 7, 2010– June 18, 2010
PRELIMINARY INFORMATION: No purchase necessary. A purchase will not improve your chances of winning. Void outside the WCAU terrestrial geographic viewing area and where prohibited. The WCAU Catch the Dream Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) will begin on June 7, 2010 at 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) and end on June 18, 2010 at 1:00 p.m. ET (“Sweepstakes Period”). All times in the Sweepstakes refer to Eastern Time. Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws. Odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible entries received.
ELIGIBILITY: Open only to permanent, legal U.S. residents who are physically located in the WCAU terrestrial geographic viewing area in the counties of Berks, Lehigh, Northampton, Bucks, Montgomery, Chester, Delaware, and Philadelphia in the state of Pennsylvania; the counties of Burlington, Camden, Gloucester, Cape May, Atlantic, Salem, and Cumberland in the state of New Jersey; and the counties of New Castle and Kent in the state of Delaware; and who are eighteen (18) years of age or older as of the start of the Sweepstakes Period. Employees of Sweepstakes Entities (as defined below), members of these persons’ immediate families (spouses and/or parents, children, and siblings, and their spouses, regardless of where they reside), and/or persons living in the same households (whether related or not) are not eligible to enter or win the Sweepstakes. Sweepstakes Entities, as referenced herein, shall include Sponsors (as defined below), their respective parent, subsidiary, and affiliate companies, administrative, advertising, and promotion agencies, and any other entity involved in the development, administration, promotion, or implementation of the Sweepstakes.
TO ENTER: To enter, access the WCAU website at www.nbcphiladelphia.com and search for the keywords “Dreamgirls.” Follow the instructions provided to complete and thereafter submit the entry form, which includes your name, address, telephone number, email address, and date of birth. All entries become the property of WCAU, 10 Monument Road, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004, Stevens Advertising Associates
1725 I Street, NW, Washington DC, 20006 and NBC Universal, Inc., 30 Rockefeller Plaza, New York, NY 10112 (collectively, “Sponsors”), and will not be acknowledged.
Entries must be received before 11:59 p.m. ET on June 18, 2010, to be eligible for the Sweepstakes. Limit one (1) entry per person/email address during the entire Sweepstakes Period. Multiple entries received from any person or email address beyond the stated limits will void all such additional entries. Entries that are incomplete, garbled, corrupted, or unintelligible for any reason including, but not limited to, computer or network malfunction or congestion are void and will not be accepted. In the event of a dispute over the identity of an entrant who submitted a potentially winning entry, Sponsors reserve the right to deem that the entry was submitted by the registered subscriber of the email address submitted at the time of entry. Entry constitutes permission (except where prohibited by law) to use entrant’s name, city, state, likeness, image and/or voice in any and all media now or hereafter known, throughout the world in perpetuity without additional compensation, notification, permission, or approval.
WINNER SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION: On or about June 18, 2010, one (1) potential winner will be randomly selected by Sponsors’ representatives from all eligible entries received prior to the applicable drawing date. The potential winner shall be selected subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with the terms of these Official Rules. Sponsors will make two (2) attempts to notify potential winner at the phone number and/or email address submitted at the time of entry. Potential winner may be required to execute and return an Affidavit of Eligibility, Release of Liability, and, except where prohibited, a Publicity Release (collectively, “Sweepstakes Documents”) within two (2) days of such notification in order to claim the applicable prize. Noncompliance within the designated time period may result in disqualification, and an alternate potential winner may be selected from the remaining eligible entries at Sponsors’ sole discretion. By returning the completed Sweepstakes Documents, potential winner attests to the authenticity of his/her entry. If a potential winner cannot be reached, if he/she is found to be ineligible, if he/she cannot or does not comply with these Official Rules, or if his/her prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, potential winner will be disqualified, and time permitting, at Sponsors’ sole discretion, an alternate potential winner may be selected from the remaining eligible entries.
PRIZE: There will be one (1) prize (“Prize”) awarded consisting two (2) tickets to Dreamgirls (“Performance”), scheduled to take place on Tuesday, June 22, 2010 at 7:30 PM at the Academy of Music.
Estimated Retail Value (“ERV”) of the Prize is two hundred ($200). Actual retail value of Prize may vary. Any difference between stated ERV and actual ERV will not be awarded. Each winner will receive an IRS Form 1099 from Sponsors for the total ERV of Grand Prize for the calendar year in which Prize was won. All Prize details are at the sole discretion of Sponsors. No substitution, transfer, or cash equivalent of Prize by winners, except that Sponsors reserve the right, at their sole discretion, to substitute a similar Prize of comparable or greater value for any reason including, without limitation, Prize unavailability. All taxes and other unspecified expenses, costs, or fees associated with the acceptance and/or use of Prize are the sole responsibility of winner. If Prize is unclaimed within a reasonable time after notification by Sponsors, it will be forfeited and an alternate potential winner may be selected in a random drawing from among the remaining eligible Entries at Sponsors’ sole discretion.
CONDITIONS: By entering the Sweepstakes, each entrant agrees for entrant and for entrant’s heirs, executors and administrators (a) to release and hold harmless Sweepstakes Entities and their respective officers, directors, and employees (collectively, “Released Parties”) from any liability, illness, injury, death, loss, litigation or damage that may occur, directly or indirectly, whether caused by negligence or not, from such entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes (including any travel related thereto) and/or his/her acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of a prize, or any portion thereof; (b) to indemnify Released Parties from any and all liability resulting or arising from the Sweepstakes and to hereby acknowledge that Released Parties have neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation, or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to the Prize, including express warranties provided exclusively by the Prize supplier that are sent along with Prize; (c) if selected as a winner, to the posting of such entrant’s name on www.nbcphiladelphia.com and the use by Released Parties of such name, voice, image, and/or likeness in any and all media now or hereafter known, throughout the world in perpetuity, without additional compensation, notification, permission, or approval, and, upon request, to the giving of consent, in writing, to such use; and (d) to be bound by these Official Rules and to waive any right to claim any ambiguity or error therein or in the Sweepstakes itself, and to be bound by all actions of the Sponsors and judges, whose decisions are binding and final. Failure to comply with these conditions may result in disqualification from the Sweepstakes at Sponsors’ sole discretion.
ADDITIONAL TERMS: Sponsors reserve the right to terminate the Sweepstakes or permanently disqualify from any promotion any person they believe has intentionally violated these Official Rules. Any attempt to deliberately damage the Sweepstakes or the operation thereof is unlawful and subject to legal action by Sponsors, who may seek damages to the fullest extent permitted by law. Sponsors reserve the right to cancel, suspend or modify the Sweepstakes or any element thereof (including, without limitation, these Official Rules) without notice in any manner and for any reason (including, without limitation, in the event of any unanticipated occurrence that is not fully addressed in these Official Rules). In the event of cancellation, modification or suspension, Sponsors reserve the right to select a winner, as applicable, from among all eligible, non-suspect Entries received prior to the time of the event warranting such cancellation, modification or suspension based on the judging criteria described above. Notice of such cancellation, modification or suspension will be posted at www.NBCPhiladelphia.com. Sponsors may prohibit any entrant or potential entrant from participating in the Sweepstakes, if such entrant or potential entrant shows a disregard for these Official Rules; acts with an intent to annoy, abuse, threaten, or harass any other entrant, Sponsors, or Sponsors’ agents or representatives; or behaves in any other disruptive manner (as determined by Sponsors in their sole discretion). The failure of Sponsors to comply with any provision of these Official Rules due to an act of God, hurricane, war, fire, riot, earthquake, terrorism, act of public enemies, actions of governmental authorities (excepting compliance with applicable codes and regulations), or other “force majeure” event will not be considered a breach of these Official Rules. Released Parties assume no responsibility for any injury or damage to entrants’ or to any other person’s computer relating to or resulting from entering or downloading materials or software in connection with the Sweepstakes. Released Parties are not responsible for telecommunications, network, electronic, technical, or computer failures of any kind; for inaccurate transcription of entry information; for errors in any publicity, promotional, advertising or marketing materials or in these Official Rules; for any human or electronic error; or for entries that are stolen, misdirected, garbled, delayed, lost, late, damaged, or returned.
DISPUTES: THE SWEEPSTAKES IS GOVERNED BY, AND WILL BE CONSTRUED IN ACCORDANCE WITH, THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, AND THE FORUM AND VENUE FOR ANY DISPUTE SHALL BE IN NEW YORK, NEW YORK. IF THE CONTROVERSY OR CLAIM IS NOT OTHERWISE RESOLVED THROUGH DIRECT DISCUSSIONS OR MEDIATION, IT SHALL THEN BE RESOLVED BY FINAL AND BINDING ARBITRATION ADMINISTERED BY JUDICIAL ARBITRATION AND MEDIATION SERVICES, INC., IN ACCORDANCE WITH ITS STREAMLINED ARBITRATION RULES AND PROCEDURES OR SUBSEQUENT VERSIONS THEREOF (“JAMS RULES”). THE JAMS RULES FOR SELECTION OF AN ARBITRATOR SHALL BE FOLLOWED, EXCEPT THAT THE ARBITRATOR SHALL BE EXPERIENCED AND LICENSED TO PRACTICE LAW IN NEW YORK. ALL PROCEEDINGS BROUGHT PURSUANT TO THIS PARAGRAPH WILL BE CONDUCTED IN THE COUNTY OF NEW YORK. THE REMEDY FOR ANY CLAIM SHALL BE LIMITED TO ACTUAL DAMAGES, AND IN NO EVENT SHALL ANY PARTY BE ENTITLED TO RECOVER PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, INCLUDING ATTORNEY’S FEES OR OTHER SUCH RELATED COSTS OF BRINGING A CLAIM, OR TO RESCIND THIS AGREEMENT OR SEEK INJUNCTIVE OR ANY OTHER EQUITABLE RELIEF.
WINNER ANNOUNCEMENT: For the name of the winner, available after June 22, 2010, visit www.NBCPhiladelphia.com or for an additional copy of these Official Rules, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to be received by August 3, 2010 to: [WCAU Catch the Dream Sweepstakes “RULES” or “WINNER’S NAME” (specify which), to 10 Monument Road, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004.
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