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WBOC NewsWatcher Photo Contest Rules

Updated: Feb 4, 2013 03:29 PM EST

WBOC will conduct its NewsWatcher Photo Contest from Feb. 4-March 1, 2013.

To be eligible to win, entrants must email his/her news or weather-related photo to media@wboc.com, and include his/her name, town/city, state, phone number and brief description of subject. Photo must have been taken by entrant and have been taken in the month of February 2013 to be eligible for winning.

Weekly winners will be chosen by a panel of WBOC judges on or about each Friday morning by 11 a.m. from all entries received up to that time. Entry deadline: 11:59 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013.

Winning photographer and photo will be announced every Friday during WBOC News at 6, 7 or 11 p.m. until the contest's end. List of winners and winning photographs will also be posted on WBOC.com. Each weekly winner will receive a WBOC prize pack. Winners will also be notified via the email address and/or phone number supplied in his/her entry.

Photos will be judged based on relevance to local news and/or weather and quality of photography.

No purchase necessary. Must be 18 years of age or older to enter. Only one entry per person per day allowed. One winner per household for the duration of the contest.

Contest open to legal residents of the USA. Void where prohibited by law. Employees of WBOC/FOX21, Draper Holding Business Trust, local sponsors, their subsidiaries, affiliates and their immediate relatives are not eligible to participate. All federal, state and local laws apply.

The following prizes will be awarded individually: four (4) WBOC prize packs. No substitution of prize or prizes is permitted. Prize Value: $40.

Participating contestants agree that WBOC/FOX21 and Draper Holdings Business Trust, the sponsors, their subsidiaries, their affiliates, officers, directors, agents and their employees are not liable for any injury or damage of any kind resulting from participation in WBOC NewsWatcher Photo Contest. By participating, contestants accept complete contest rules and agree to be bound by the results of the prize drawings. All decisions made by WBOC/FOX21 are final. All prizes must be claimed by March 4, 2013, at 5 p.m. Proof of identification must be presented to claim prize. Unclaimed prizes shall be forfeited, and WBOC/FOX21 reserves the right to not re-award any prize. WBOC/FOX21 also reserves the right to donate any prizes not awarded to a charity of WBOC/FOX21's choice. A copy of the complete WBOC NewsWatcher Photo Contest is available online at www.wboc.com or by sending a SASE to WBOC/FOX21, 1729 N. Salisbury Blvd., Salisbury, MD 21801. A list of winners will be posted on www.wboc.com by March 4, 2013.

By participating in this contest you agree to all rules and terms of the WBOC NewsWatcher Photo Contest.

To claim a prize, winner must sign an affidavit as to eligibility and compliance with these rules and regulations, and a release in connection with your acceptance of the prize awarded.

Acceptance of the prize offered constitutes permission of the sponsors to use your name, address, photograph or other likeness for advertising and promotional purposes.

Contest rules may be revised or appended at any time.

Winners of any prize shall be required to execute a Waiver, Indemnification and Release prior to his or her receipt of such prize whereby he or she agrees, among other things: (1) for himself or herself and his or her heirs, personal representatives and assigns, to completely and forever release, waive and discharge Draper Holdings Business Trust, the sponsors, promotional partners, and advertising agencies involved with this Contest, and each such party's respective affiliates, parents, subsidiaries, shareholders, directors, officers, agents, employees, successors, assigns, consultants and representatives (collectively, the "Indemnified and Released Parties"), from any and all claims, actions, costs, losses, expenses, demands, damages and/or other liabilities, known or unknown, absolute or contingent, and whether or not fixed, which he or she ever had, now has or might in the future have against any of the Indemnified and Released Parties, resulting in any manner from and/or by reason of his or her participation in this Contest and/or his or her receipt and use of such prize, including any future use; and(ii) to protect, indemnify, hold harmless, and defend the Indemnified and Released Parties, from and against any and all claims, actions, suites, losses, costs, damages, liabilities and/or expenses of any nature whatsoever (including, but not limited to, the costs and expenses of experts, consultants and attorneys) arising out of or relating to: (a) his or her participation in this Contest; and/or (b) his or her receipt and/or use of such prize, including any future use.

The value of the Prize may be taxable as income to the winner of such Prize. Payment of any and all applicable taxes are the sole responsibility of each such winner, and each such winner will be required to complete a Form 1099 and/or Form W-9, or other equivalent form, as applicable, in accordance with applicable law.

All prizes will be awarded as specified above unless a winner is found in violation of giveaway rules. Violation of these rules may subject winner to disqualification from this Contest and cause forfeiture any prize won by viewer.

Any trademarks, tradenames, and/or tradestyles used in the Contest are the sole property of the respective owners of such trademarks, tradenames, and/or tradestyles and are used herein solely for identification purposes.

Proper identification in the form of a passport, driver's license, or other form of government-issued picture identification must be presented to WBOC/FOX21 in order for a winner to claim a prize. No one may claim a prize other than the winner of such prize unless proof of handicap or hardship sufficient to WBOC/FOX21 is presented to WBOC/FOX21. Prize must be claimed by appointment between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. on regular business days no later than March 4, 2013 at the business offices of WBOC/FOX21 located at 1729 N. Salisbury Blvd, Salisbury, MD 21801. Winner is responsible for transportation of prize from this address. For purposes of this Contest, business day" shall exclude Saturdays, Sunday, and officials holidays of Maryland, Delaware and Virginia.

 

 

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