Halloween Hijinks Rules

WKTV VIEWING AREA HALLOWEEN HIJINKS CONTEST RULES


Contest: This is an internet only contest. Contestants must enter the “YouNews” national HALLOWEEN HIJINKS CONTEST, abiding by the rules that pertain to the contest. Local entries into the national contest will be judged by a panel selected by WKTV. The top five (5) selections of the WKTV judging panel will be posted at the www.wktv.com website. Internet users can vote for their choice as the top entry beginning on Monday, November 9th, at 5:00PM, through Friday, November 13th at 12:00PM.

Three entries will receive prizes, based on the number of votes each entry receives. The entry with the most votes will be awarded First Prize; a Pentax Optio W30 Camera provided by Danella Photo [MSRP - $399]. The entry with the second most votes will be awarded Second Prize; a $50 gift certificate from Italian Chef. The entry with the third most votes will be awarded Third Prize; a $25 gift certificate from Italian Chef.

By participating in the contest, the winners agree to have their name, voice or likeness used in any advertising or broadcasting material relating to this contest without additional financial or other compensation, and to sign a publicity release prior to acceptance of the prize.

The winner will be required to sign a liability release prior to accepting the Grand Prize and agree to hold WKTV, its corporate licensee, Smith Media License Holding, LLC, its corporate parent, 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.

Neither WKTV, its corporate licensee, Smith Media License Holding, LLC, its corporate parent, affiliated companies and the officers, shareholders, directors, employees, agents and representatives of each of them, are responsible for printing or typographical errors in any contest related materials or for stolen, lost, late, misdirected, damaged, incomplete, illegible or postage-due mail or entries.

WKTV, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify any person tampering with the entry process, the operation of the WKTV Web Site or who is otherwise in violation of the rules. The station further reserves the right to cancel, terminate or modify the contest if it is not capable of completion as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention or technical failures of any sort.
Prizes are non-transferable. No substitutions are permitted.

Redemption of prize is subject to any restrictions, and or conditions established by participating vendors.

Winner is responsible for any and all federal, state and local taxes in conjunction with acceptance of any prize.

Winner is responsible for any costs related to the acceptance of the prize.
By participating in the contest, the winner agrees to allow their name, voice or likeness used in any advertising, promotion or broadcasting material relating to this contest, without additional financial or other compensation, and to sign a publicity release prior to acceptance of any prize.
WKTV reserves the right to impose an additional age limit.

WKTV may not be held responsible for any technical or mail difficulties that results in a failure in the delivery of an eligible entry, printing or typographical errors in any contest related materials or for stolen, lost, late, misdirected, damaged, incomplete, illegible or postage-due mail or entries.

WKTV, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify any person tampering with the entry process, the operation of the WKTV Web Site or who is otherwise in violation of the rules. The station further reserves the right to cancel, terminate or modify the contest if it is not capable of completion as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention or technical failures of any sort.
Employees of WKTV and Smith Media License Holding, LLC and their immediate family members are not eligible to win.

Void where prohibited.

WKTV reserves the right to supplement or change contest rules at any time.
The resale or auction of WKTV prizes will result in disqualification for all future WKTV contests.

All decisions of the WKTV contest coordinator are final.

YouNews National Contest rules

1. ELIGIBILITY: Open to legal residents of the 50 U.S. states, District of Columbia and Guam, 13 years or older as of 10/16/09.



2. SPONSOR: the Sponsor of this contest is Broadcast Interactive Media dba "YouNewsTV" or "YouNews". Employees of Sponsor, and any of their respective subsidiaries, affiliates, divisions and/or advertising and promotion agencies and their immediate family and household members are not eligible. Contest subject to applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations.



3. HOW TO ENTER: Submit a Halloween video or photo to YouNews™ any time between Friday, October 16, 2009 at 12:00 PM EST and Friday, November 6, 2009 at Midnight EST. There is no limit to the number of submissions per person or per household, but only Halloween content will be eligible to win, and there is a limit of 1 prize / person / family / household. In the event the same content is submitted by more than one entrant, only the first entry received will qualify.



4. WINNER SELECTION: After the entry window closes, YouNews editors will determine the top submissions in each of 4 categories: Scariest Costume, Best Kid’s Costume, Best Pet Costume and Best Halloween Decorations.



YouNews editors reserve the right to eliminate a category or choose more than one winner from a category if suitable submissions are not received. Winners will be announced on or before Friday, November 13, 2009. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a Prize of equal or greater value in the event that the Prize is unavailable for any reason.



National Prize (4 awarded):

Canon PowerShot Digital Camera (retail value $200)

10 megapixel resolution, 3x optical image zoom



5. CLAIMING PRIZES/RELEASES: Potential Prize winners will be required to complete, execute and return an Affidavit of Eligibility, Liability and Publicity Release and any other required documents within fourteen (14) days of receipt. If Winner(s) fail to comply with the Official Rules and/or to submit required documentation within the designated period, the Prize will be awarded to an alternate entrant as determined by YouNews Editors.



6. GENERAL: Contest subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws. By entering this Contest, Entrants and Prize Winners agree to be bound by these Official Rules; agree to release Sponsor and its Related Entities from any and all liability for any loss, harm, damages, costs or expenses, including without limitation property damages, personal injury and/or death arising out of participating in this Contest, or the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of prize and claims based on publicity rights, defamation or invasion of privacy, copyright infringement, trademark infringement or any other intellectual property right and merchandise delivery; Prize winners consent to the use of his/her name, submitted entry, photograph, likeness, and text for advertising and promotional purposes in any medium throughout the world in perpetuity without additional compensation unless prohibited by law. Prize Winners acknowledge that the stated parties have neither made nor are responsible or liable for any warranty, representation, or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to any Prize, including but not limited to its quality, mechanical condition or fitness for a particular purpose.



7. INTERNET: If for any reason this Contest is not capable of running as planned due to an infection by a computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of the Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Contest, the Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process, and to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Contest. The Sponsor and its Related Entities assume no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries. The Sponsor and its Related Entities are not responsible for any problems or technical malfunctions of any telephone network or telephone lines, computer on-line systems, servers, or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any e-mail or entry to be received by the Sponsor due to technical problems, human error or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any Web site, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to participant’s or any other person’s computer relating to or resulting from participating in this Contest or downloading any materials in this Contest. Sponsor reserves the right to prohibit the participation of an individual if fraud or tampering is suspected, or if the individual fails to comply with any requirement of participation as stated herein or with any provision in these Official Rules.



8. TERMS OF USE/PRIVACY: Contest and contest submissions are also governed by all YouNewsTV Terms of Use and YouNewsTV Privacy statements.



NOTE: Canon PowerShot cameras will be purchased by the Contest Sponsor. Canon is not an official Prize Provider and is not legally associated with the Contest in any way.