2019 Valentine’s Day Giveaway Promotional Rules

Promotion Description.  This promotion is sponsored by KLTV & KTRE’s property, The East Texas Weekend, 105 West Ferguson Rd. Tyler, TX 75702. In conjunction with the following: Goung Zhou Asian Bistro & Sushi Bar, The Home & Garden Center, Corner Bakery Cafe, Bailey’s Ace Hardware.  (“Sponsor(s)”). The promotion begins at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 5th, 2019 and no entries will be accepted after at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 13, 2019 (“Promotion Period”). Winner will be chosen by random drawing on Thursday, February 14th at 10:30 am on East Texas Now (www.EastTexasNow.Live).  This promotion is void where prohibited and is subject to all local, state, and Federal laws.  By entering, each entrant accepts and agrees to be bound by these promotion rules.

Eligibility.  No purchase necessary to enter or win.  This promotion is open only to legal U.S. residents of the following counties in the station’s viewing area: Angelina County, Camp County, Cherokee County, Franklin County, Gregg County, Houston County, Nacogdoches County, Rusk County, Sabine County, San Augustine County, Smith County, Upshur County, and Wood County, in Texas (the “Viewing Area”), who are 18 years of age or older at the time of entry.  Employees and immediate family members of employees, or persons living with employees or immediate family members of employees, of Raycom Media, Inc., KLTV, KTRE, The East Texas Weekend, the other Sponsor(s), and their respective parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, agents, and their advertising and production agencies are not eligible to participate in this promotion. The phrase “immediate family members” refers to spouses, parents, in-laws, children, siblings, and any other extended family members.  Only one entry per individual will be accepted, and multiple entries will be disqualified.

How to Enter.  To enter the contest, fill out the subsequent contact/entry form at www.TheEastTexasWeekend.com/giveaway. Nominees must be eighteen years of age or older at the time of entry and must live within the counties listed above.

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. Online entries will not be accepted for the contest.

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.

By entering this promotion, entrant agrees that KLTV, KTRE, and the other Sponsor(s) of this promotion may provide entrant with promotional materials and that The East Texas Weekend may release entrant’s personally identifiable registration information to the other Sponsor(s) for that purpose.  The East Texas Weekend is not responsible for the use of entrant’s personally identifiable information by the other Sponsor(s).

Prize(s).  One contestant will receive a $25 dollar gift cart to Guong Zhou Asian Bistro & Sushi Bar, a $25 gift card to Corner Bakery, a $25 dollar gift card to The Home & Garden Center, two succulent displays from The Home & Garden Center, and a $25 dollar gift card to Bailey’s Ace Hardware.. The total value of the prize is $150.

No prize may be exchanged for cash, transferred, or assigned by the winner(s).  Sponsor(s) reserve the right to substitute a prize, in which case a prize of equal or greater value will be awarded.

How the Prizes are Awarded.  On February 14th, 2019 one contestant will be selected from all eligible entries received as of the close of the contest period in the form of a random drawing. The drawing will take place live on www.EastTexasNow.live.

Odds of Winning.  The odds of winning vary – dependent on the number of eligible entries received.

Conditions of Acceptance of Prize.  A valid driver’s license or other valid picture identification is required to claim a prize.  The winner, and if applicable any travel companion(s), will be required to execute and return a release and affidavit of eligibility prior to receiving their prize, or the prize will be forfeited.  A winner must take possession of his or her prize within 3 business days 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, transportation costs, gratuities and other items of an incidental nature.  The East Texas Weekend 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 The East Texas Weekend if The East Texas Weekend reports any winnings to the Internal Revenue Service.

Each winner agrees to the use of his or her name, voice, likeness, biography, and opinions in publicity in any media, worldwide, without any additional compensation or consideration, except where prohibited by law.  By entering this promotion, each winner acknowledges that The East Texas Weekend, 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.

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 or death 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. Entrant releases Sponsor(s) from any claims based on publicity rights, defamation, invasion of privacy, product liability, and merchandise delivery.

Sponsor’s Reservation of Rights.  These official rules are subject to modification by The East Texas Weekend.  In the event of a dispute, all decisions made by The East Texas Weekend 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, 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, fairness, integrity, security, or proper conduct of the promotion). Sponsor disclaims any representations or warranties regarding the merchantability or fitness of any prize.