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Best Seats In The House Contest Rules Rules

Who Can Enter

1.  To be eligible to participate in this contest, entrants must be Illinois residents who are 18 years of age or older and reside in the WICS viewing area and are an existing user of Facebook. 

2.  Employees of Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc., Sinclair Television Group, Inc., Sinclair Television of Illinois, LLC, and any other company which owns, programs or provides other services to television broadcast station WICS (the Station) WICD, WRSP, WCCU, WBUI, Buddy Media, Inc., Ciceron, Inc.,   Facebook, Inc., Facebook.com, their affiliated companies, advertising and promotion agencies, any and all local television broadcast and cable stations, local radio and other media companies, and the immediate family members of each are ineligible.  The term immediate families includes spouses, grandparents, parents, siblings, children and grandchildren. Only one winner per household if more than one winner per contest.

How to Enter

(a)  No purchase is necessary to enter.  Qualified entrants may enter once per IP address.  

(b) To enter, log onto the WICS Facebook page at www.facebook.com/wicsabc20  and click Like to access the Best Seats in the House Tab. Complete the online entry form with your name, address, phone number, email, and birth date in the provided area and click submit. No mechanically reproduced or completed entries will be accepted.

(c) The contest starts June 10, 2013, and ends at 5:00pm CDT on September, 18, 2013 (the Contest Period).  Entries must be received by Station by 5:00pm CDT on each Wednesday during the Contest Period to qualify for the respective drawing.  Station is not responsible for lost, late, or misdirected entries, printing errors, server unavailability, computer or any other electronic malfunction.

 (d)  There will be a total of twenty-six (26) winners as follows: on June 13, June 20, July 11, July 18, August 1, and August 8, 2013, three (3) winners will be selected by random drawing from among valid entries, and on June 26, September 5, September 12, and September 19, 2013, two (2) winners will be randomly selected from among valid entries.  Remaining valid entries will carry over to the next drawing.
   
(e)  All entries received that are mutilated, tampered with, incorrect, illegible, or from ineligible entrants will be void.  All entries become the property of Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc., Sinclair Television Group, Inc. and the Station and will not be acknowledged or returned.



The Prize(s)


1.    Twenty-six (26) winners will be selected.  Each winner will receive two (2) tickets to the current theatrical production at The Springfield Muni Opera, as determined by the Station at the time of the drawing and based on the following performance schedule:
Les Miserables: June 14-16; 19-23; 27-29 8:30pm. Dreamgirls: July12-14 &17-21
8:30pm. Peter Pan: August 2-4 & 7-11 8:00pm. Rent: September 6-7, 12-14,
&19-21 7:30pm

2.  Winners will be notified by phone or email.   Before claiming prizes, winners must provide their correct name, address and telephone number to Station at the time of notification.  Winners must sign and return a release and affidavit of eligibility, which must be received within 2 days of notification at the time winners claim his/her prize in person at the Station.  Winners must show picture identification to claim prizes.  Station reserves the right to examine additional identification and may choose to accept or deny awarding the prize based on the identification presented.

3.  If the winner cannot be notified within one (1) day, or does not timely sign and return the release and affidavit of eligibility, then the prize will be forfeited, and the prize will be awarded to an alternate winner randomly selected from among remaining valid entries.

4.  There will be no substitutions or cash alternatives for prizes except at the sole discretion of Station.  The Station has the right to substitute a prize of similar value.  No transfer or assignment of prizes is allowed.

5.  Each winner is responsible for paying all local, county, state and federal taxes on prizes based on the estimated retail value of the prizes as set forth in these rules.  

6.  Contestants are eligible to win only one prize within any 30 day period, regardless of the number of contests entered.

7.  Sinclair Television of Illinois, LLC, Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. and Sinclair Television Group, Inc. are not liable if the provider of any part of the prize fails to satisfy its obligations to furnish its portion of the prize. 

8.  Sinclair Television of Illinois, LLC, Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. and Sinclair Television Group, Inc. are not responsible for any liabilities arising directly or indirectly from the award or use of the prize.

9.  In claiming your prize, you acknowledge that Sinclair Television of Illinois, LLC, Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. and Sinclair Television Group, Inc. have the right to publicize your name, character, likeness, photograph, voice and the fact that you are the winner for promotional purposes without financial remuneration.


Odds of Winning/Miscellaneous


1.  Odds of winning depend on the number of entries received.

2.  Complete contest rules are available Monday through Friday during normal business hours at 2680 East Cook Street, Springfield Illinois, 62703 and on the Stations website at www.wics.com.

3.  For a list of prize winners, send a separate, self-addressed, stamped envelope to WICS-TV, 2680 East Cook Street, Springfield Illinois, 62703 by October, 31 2013.

4.  This contest is subject to all applicable laws and regulations and is void where prohibited.  Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc., Sinclair Television Group, Inc. Sinclair Television of Illinois, LLC, Facebook, The Springfield Municipal Opera, Buddy Media, Inc. and Ciceron, Inc. accept no responsibility or liability in connection with any injuries, losses or damages of any kind caused by or resulting from the acceptance, possession or use of any prize awarded hereunder.

5.  Station cannot be held liable for any lost or stolen entries, prizes or contest information. 

6. Station reserves the right to make rules and contest changes and change the aforementioned contest dates.

7.   By entering this contest, each entrant waives any and all claims of liability against the Station, any sponsors, Facebook.com, and their respective parent, affiliates, officers, directors, employees and agents, for any and all claims, loss, damage or injury which may occur as a result of entrants participation in this contest.

8.    Facebook, Inc. and www.facebook.com (collectively, Facebook) are not affiliated with the Station nor this contest.  This contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed, or administered by or associated with Facebook.

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