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Posted on February 23, 2010 at 12:11 PM

Updated Monday, Jan 16 at 8:55 PM

Good Morning Texas “Cue To Call” Giveaways

OFFICIAL RULES
 
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.


ELIGIBILITY:  The Giveaway is open to legal residents of Texas who are eighteen (18) years or older at the time of entry.  Void where prohibited by law. Winners of previous WFAA contests or Giveaway are not eligible to win another WFAA Giveaway within a 90-day period. 

Employees, temporary employees, independent contractors and interns of WFAA, Belo Corp., their respective subsidiaries, parents, partners, other Giveaway sponsors, advertising and promotional agencies (hereinafter “Giveaway Providers”) and the immediate family members of each, and any persons living with, any such employees are not eligible to enter or to win.  The term “immediate family members” includes spouses, parents, grandparents, siblings, children, and grandchildren.

HOW TO ENTER: Watch GOOD MORNING TEXAS on WFAA between the hours of 9 and 10 a.m. for the cue to call and be the 8th caller to get thru our Giveaway hotline to win (the “Giveaway Period”).  There is no limit to the number of times a person may attempt to call in to win, but a person may only win once during the Giveaway Period.  
 
DEADLINES/WINNER SELECTION:
Giveaway will take place during the dates and times announced on-air and are only official when the “cue to call” is heard on air.   The winner will be selected by becoming the 8th person to get thru on the GOOD MORNING TEXAS Hotline.  Winner selection will be made by Giveaway Providers, whose decision shall be final.  Winners will be notified by phone at the time the Giveaway is conducted.  In order to be named a winner, potential winners may be required to execute and return an Affidavit of Eligibility/Prize Acceptance Form/Release of liability upon accepting a prize.  Noncompliance will result in disqualification and an alternate winner will be selected.

No responsibility is assumed by WFAA, Belo Corp., their respective subsidiaries, parents, partners, or other Giveaway sponsors for telephone service outages, delays, busy signals, equipment malfunctions and any other technological difficulties that may prevent an individual from completing his/her telephone call.

ODDS OF WINNING:  Odds of winning depend on the number of calls received.

PRIZES: Promotion prizes and their values will be indicated when WFAA announces the promotion. 

Prizes are non-transferable and may not be redeemed for cash; substitutions may not be requested.  By participating in Giveaway and accepting a prize, participants and winner will be deemed to agree to these Rules.  Travel is not included unless specifically stated.  Winner is responsible for all applicable federal, state, and local income and any other taxes, fees and surcharges.  An IRS Form 1099 will be issued for all prizes with a retail value in excess of $600.  Giveaway Providers reserve the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value.

USE OF GIVEAWAY INFORMATION:  Participants grant to Giveaway Providers, and Giveaway Providers reserve, the right to use any and all information related to the Giveaway, including information provided by Participants in connection with the Giveaway, for marketing purposes or any other purpose, unless prohibited by law.  Contestants may be required to sign a release, which grants to Giveaway Providers the right to use and publish their proper name and state of residence online or in any other media in connection with the Giveaway.  By accepting a prize, winner(s) may be required to sign a release that grants permission to Giveaway Providers to use his or her name, photograph, likeness, voice, prize information and/or biographical information for publicity and promotional purposes without future compensation unless prohibited by law.  By entering, participants release and hold harmless Giveaway Providers, their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, employees, and agents from any and all liability for any injuries, loss or damages of any kind arising from or in connection with the Giveaway or any prize won.  Restrictions, conditions and limitations may apply.

CONDUCT:  By entering the Giveaway, you agree to be bound by these Official Rules.  Contestants further agree to be bound by the decisions of the Giveaway Providers, which shall be final and binding in all respects.  Giveaway Providers reserve the right at their sole discretion to disqualify any individual they find to be tampering with the entry process or to be acting in violation of the Official Rules.

You agree that in your participation in the Giveaway you will not use obscene, libelous or slanderous language, or language that infringes upon a third party's trademark, trade name or other intellectual property right or right of privacy.  You agree to indemnify and hold harmless WFAA, Belo Corp., their respective subsidiaries, parents, partners, or other Giveaway sponsors, officers, consultants, agents, and employees against and from all claims, damages liabilities, costs and expenses asserted by third parties alleging that the Giveaway includes obscenity, libel, slander, or infringes upon the third party's intellectual property or privacy rights, as a direct result of your actions in connection with the Giveaway.  You further agree to not knowingly damage or cause interruption of the Giveaway or to prevent others' participation in the Giveaway.

CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY A PARTICIPANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE GIVEAWAY IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS, AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, GIVEAWAY PROVIDERS RESERVE THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH CONTESTANT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY:  Winners assume liability for losses or injuries caused or claimed to be caused by participating in the Giveaway, or by the acceptance, possession, use of, or failure to receive any prize.  Giveaway Providers are not responsible: (i) for telephone service outages, delays, busy signals, equipment malfunctions and any other technological difficulties that may prevent an individual from completing his/her telephone call; or (ii) for any incorrect or inaccurate information, in the Giveaway or by any technical or human error that may occur in the processing of submissions in the Giveaway.  If the Giveaway is not capable of running as planned for any reason, including legal restrictions, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, or any other causes beyond the control of Giveaway Providers that corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Giveaway, Giveaway Providers reserve the right to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Giveaway.

RULES / WINNERS LIST:  Official Rules and the name of the winner may be obtained by sending a self-addressed, stamped #10 envelope to: WFAA, 606 Young Street, Dallas, TX 75202.  Indicate Good Morning Texas “Cue To Call” Giveaway Rules Request" or "Good Morning Texas “Cue To Call” Giveaways Winners List" on the outside of the envelope as applicable. Limit one (1) request per envelope.  The request must include the name of the Giveaway.  Winners List will be available 5 days after the winners are confirmed.  Questions regarding this Giveaway may be addressed to: Good Morning Texas, Executive Producer, 606 Young Street, Dallas, Texas 75202

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY:  The names, logos, and icons identifying the products and services of Giveaway Providers are proprietary marks of WFAA. 

GENERAL CONDITIONS:  This Giveaway is subject to all federal, state, and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited by law.

 

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