Re-imagine Tampabay.com Contest
Reimagined tampabay.com Contest (“the Contest”) runs from January 21, 2013, at 12:01 AM ET and ends March 28, 2013, at 5 PM ET. Entry into the contest constitutes the entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these rules, terms and conditions.
HOW TO ENTER
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR TO WIN. A PURCHASE DOES NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. Only one (1) entry per person is permitted. There are two (2) ways to enter this Contest, as below:
All entries must be received by March 28, 2013, 5 PM ET. Times Publishing Company (“Sponsor”) is not responsible for lost, late, damaged, illegible, misdirected, or incomplete entries; or for errors in mechanical transmission, or other technical difficulties. Entries become the property of Times Publishing Company and will not be returned. Each Entrant acknowledges and agrees that Sponsor may use information submitted to contact Entrant and/or to offer Sponsor’s products or services.
Contest is open only to U.S. citizens who are legal residents in Citrus, Hernando, Hillsborough, Manatee, Marion, Pasco and Pinellas counties and who are at least 18 years of age as of January 21, 2013. Employees of Times Publishing Company, its affiliates and subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, contest prize suppliers, and participating advertisers and their immediate family members are not eligible to win. “Immediate family members” means parents, siblings, spouses, children, grandparents and grandchildren, whether by current or past marriage, remarriage, adoption or cohabitation, and anyone living in the same household, whether related or not. Times Publishing Company’s determination as to eligibility is final and binding.
To claim prize, winner must appear in person by appointment at a Times Publishing Company office during regular business hours and present valid, government-issued photo identification showing age and residency. Winner will be required to sign legal documents or provide additional proof of eligibility. Specifically, Winner must complete an affidavit of eligibility, which releases Sponsor, its affiliates, and prize suppliers from any and all liability related to this Contest or use or acceptance of the prize. Winners must complete the affidavit of eligibility, without making changes, and return the properly completed affidavit for receipt by Times Publishing Company within 5 days of the date the winner received prize notification. Failure of Times Publishing Company to receive a properly executed affidavit within 5 days of winner notification will result in disqualification and forfeiture of prize. Alternate winner is subject to all requirements and limitations in these Official Rules. By accepting a prize, the winner agrees to allow the use of his or her name, voice, photograph, likeness and any information provided on the entry form, (in any media now known or hereafter invented) and for any purpose, including advertising, promotional or other purposes, by Times Publishing Company and its affiliates, without further compensation.
NOTIFICATION OF WINNER
Winner will be selected by random drawing of all timely, eligible entries received. The drawing will be held on April 4, 2013, or at a reasonable time thereafter. A Times Publishing Company representative will notify winner by phone or email using the information on the entry form. If Times Publishing Company representative is unable to speak directly to a winner by 5 p.m. five business days following the day contact is first attempted, the winner will be disqualified and forfeit all rights to the prize, and an alternate winner will be chosen by random drawing. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received. The Winner must produce adequate proof of identity, such as a driver license or photo I.D. card, in order to take possession of the Prize.
The following prize will be awarded: There will be one (1) prize winner. The winner will receive One Thousand Dollars ($1,000).
The prize is furnished by Times Publishing Company, and is valued at $1,000. No alternative prize or other substitution is permitted except in the event of prize unavailability, in which case Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize or prizes of equal or greater value. Prizes are not transferable or assignable by the Winner.
Winner is responsible for any charges not specifically listed as part of the prize or to redeem or make use of prize, including transportation to and from any destination in connection with taking possession of or using the Prize, and any and all taxes, if any. All federal, state and local taxes, fees, and surcharges, and any necessary or appropriate insurance, are the responsibility of the winner. Winner agrees to pay all such taxes, fees, and surcharges and is responsible for furnishing proof of insurance if and as required by law. The winner must complete a W-9 tax form provided by Times Publishing Company prior to taking possession of the Prize. Winner must agree to hold the sponsor harmless from any and all liability for damages or losses of any nature incurred in connection with use of the prize, including transit to and from any destination in connection with the prize.
Contest rules shall be governed and enforced pursuant to Florida law, excluding choice of law provisions. All other federal, state, and local laws and regulations apply. Void where prohibited by law.
Entrants agree to be bound by these rules. Sponsor is entitled to interpret these rules as needed and their decisions are final. Sponsor reserves the right to correct typographical, clerical or printing errors in any Contest materials. Any person attempting to defraud or in any way tamper with the secure operation of this Contest will be disqualified and ineligible to win. Sponsor reserves the right to terminate or cancel this Contest at any time in such circumstances. In such circumstances, the Prize will be awarded based on entries received as of the date of termination.
For the names of winners, send a self-addressed stamped envelope after April 25, 2013 but no later than May 30, 2013, to: Reimagined Tampabay.com Contest, 490 First Ave. South, St. Petersburg, FL 33701.
ADDITIONAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS
By entering the Contest, the entrant, for him/herself and for his/her heirs, executors, administrators, assigns and anyone else claiming by or through him/her, waives, covenants not to sue and fully releases and forever discharges any and all rights, claims or causes of action whatsoever that he/she may have against Sponsor arising directly or indirectly out of entrant’s participation in the Contest. For purposes of this waiver and release, “Sponsor” includes Times Publishing Company and its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors, agents and employees. This waiver and release covers, without limitation, any damage, liability, cost, attorneys’ fees and expenses whatsoever, whether known or unknown and whether foreseeable or not.
Sponsor reserves the right to make changes in the rules of the contest, including the substitution of a prize of equivalent value, which will become effective upon announcement.
Sponsor is not responsible for typographical or other errors in printing, the offering, or the administration of the contest or in the announcement of the prize.
This contest is not sponsored, endorsed, or administered by, or associated with Facebook. All information provided to Sponsor remains property of Sponsor and will not be disclosed or shared with Facebook.
The Sponsor of the Contest is Times Publishing Company, 490 First Avenue South, St. Petersburg FL 33701. Copies of the written contest rules are available online or will be sent by mail upon request if a self-addressed stamped envelope accompanies request.
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