BON JOVI TICKET GIVEAWAY OFFICIAL RULES
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. (BON JOVI TICKET GIVEAWAY) OFFICIAL RULES (the “Promotion”) is sponsored by Media General Operations, Inc. d/b/a WSPA (“WSPA”). Promotion is only offered in the states of South Carolina, North Carolina and Georgia (the “Promotion Area”). Void outside of Promotion Area and where prohibited.
Promotion is subject to all federal, state and local laws. WSPA shall be entitled to interpret these Official Rules as needed — including but not limited to rules regarding entries, deadlines, winner selection, prize restrictions, and eligibility — and all of its decisions are final. By entering, each entrant irrevocably, fully and unconditionally agrees to be bound by these Official Rules and waives any right to claim ambiguity in these Official Rules and or any other Promotion-related advertising or materials.
Promotion begins Monday, December 19, 2016 at 10:00am. Final entry deadline is Thursday, December 22, 2016 at 11:59p.m. Eastern Time (“ET”). Drawings to determine prize winners will be held starting Friday, December 23, 2016. WSPA’s computer is the official time-keeping device for this Promotion.
This Promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook. Entrants are providing information to WSPA and not to Facebook. The information entrants provide will only be used for administration of the Promotion and as otherwise set forth in these Official Rules. Any questions that entrants have about this Promotion must be directed to WSPA and not to Facebook.
To be eligible, each entrant must be at least eighteen (18) years old and a legal resident of the Promotion Area (above) as of date of entry.
Employees of WSPA, and the members of their immediate families (defined as spouse, parents, siblings or children) and households (whether or not related), are not eligible to enter or win. The term “household” includes all persons residing together in a single residence, whether or not related.
Prizes (2): Two (2) winners (ONE FOR EACH SHOW – YC & S62) will receive 2x tickets to see Bon Jovi This House is Not for Sale Tour at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena in Greenville, SC on Wednesday, February 8, 2017 at 7:30pm. Tickets must be claimed, in person, no later than Monday, January, 30, 2017 (5:00pm) in the WSPA-TV Greenville office (37 Villa Road Suite 205, Greenville, SC 29615). Winners will be contacted week of January 2, 2017.
Approximate Retail Value: $135.50
The odds of winning depend on the number of entries received. Limit one (1) prize per person.
All prize details shall be at WSPA’s sole discretion. Each winner assumes sole responsibility for all expenses and incidental costs associated with the prize not explicitly outlined above, including without limitation, all federal, state and local taxes (if any), any other taxes, fees and surcharges.
Prizes are not redeemable for cash and may not be sold, bartered or auctioned. Prizes are not transferrable and may not be substituted except that WSPA in its discretion may substitute a prize, or portion thereof, with a prize or portion of equal or greater value if it deems necessary. Any such changes will be announced.
Prizes offered are provided “as is” with no warranty or guarantee either express or implied by WSPA. Merchandise prizes carry no warranty other than that offered by manufacturer. WSPA has neither made nor is 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. Other restrictions apply.
Prize must be claimed by Monday, January 30, 2017 at 5:00pm or it will be considered forfeit.
Entries will be accepted beginning Monday, December 19, 2016 at 10:00am. ET and ending Thursday, December 22, 2016 at 11:59pm. ET (the “Entry Period”). To enter, locate the BON JOVI TICKET GIVEAWAY status update post on WSPA Your Carolina or Studio-62’s Facebook page. Enter a lip sync video as a comment on that status update to enter. The status update will appear at the top of WSPA Your Carolina or Studio-62’s Facebook page. A random winner will be chosen for the drawing from comments posted on each status update posted during the entry period. Entries will not be accepted via any other method. For general information, visit wspa.com.
To be eligible for a particular Prize drawing, entries must be received by WSPA no later than 11:59 p.m. ET on the day of the scheduled drawing. Proof of sending is not proof of receipt by WSPA. WSPA will not accept screen shots as proof of entry.
For purposes of this Promotion, a day begins at 12:00:01 a.m. ET and ends at 12:00:00 a.m. ET. Additional entries received from any such person thereafter will be subject to disqualification. Any use of robotic, repetitive, automatic, programmed, script, macro, or any other automated means or similar entry methods or agents (including, but not limited to, contest-entry services or multiple or different identities, registrations, Facebook accounts, or logins) are prohibited and will void all entries submitted by that entrant.
WSPA is not responsible for electronic communications that are undeliverable as a result of any form of passive or active filtering of any kind. In the event of a dispute as to the identity or eligibility of a winner based on a Facebook account, the entry will be deemed made by the “Authorized Account Holder” of the Facebook account used for entry. The Authorized Account Holder is the natural person who is assigned to Facebook account by Facebook.
Entrants who fail to provide any required information may be disqualified without further notification by WSPA. WSPA is not responsible for entries that are lost, misdirected, garbled, distorted, truncated, incomplete, illegible, incorrect or late for any reason, and all such entries are void. WSPA reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any entry at any time that in its opinion does not comply with these Official Rules. Entries become the property of WSPA and will not be returned or acknowledged.
SELECTION, NOTIFICATION AND VERIFICATION OF winners
Beginning on December 23, 2016 or within a reasonable time thereafter, WSPA or its designee will randomly choose two (2) names from all timely entries received. Subject to verification of eligibility, the person whose name is so drawn will be declared the Prize winners, for a total of two (2) Prize winners.
WSPA will contact each potential winner via Facebook by
“tagging” his or her comment made on the contest status update. Each winner must respond to initial notification within forty-eight (48) hours and may be required to present valid photo identification, signed affidavit or declaration of eligibility, liability release, publicity release (where legal), tax forms and/or other legal documents to WSPA no later than ten (10) days after initial notification. In the event that any potential winner (a) does not respond to WSPA within forty-eight (48) hours of initial attempted notification, (b) fails to satisfy any eligibility or verification requirement herein, (c) declines to accept the prize, (d) or is otherwise determined to be ineligible, WSPA in its discretion may disqualify that individual and, an alternate winner will be chosen by random drawing as soon as reasonably practicable after such disqualification. Any alternate winners are subject to all eligibility requirements and restrictions of these Official Rules. WSPA reserves the right to award fewer than the stated number of prizes in the event it does not receive a sufficient number of timely entries.
WSPA may, in its sole discretion, post the verified winners’ names on any of WSPA’s websites, including www.WSPA.com and WSPA Your Carolina or Studio-62 Facebook page.
By accepting a prize, each winner agrees to award WSPA the right to publicize his or her name, photographs (including the use and appearance of winner’s photograph on WSPA’s websites), likeness, biographical information, e-mail address, voice and details of winning for purposes of this and future promotions without further compensation, except where prohibited.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY & DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES
By entering, each entrant agrees that WSPA, Facebook, Media General, Inc., any other company involved in the development or administration of this Promotion, and a range of subsidiaries, directors, agents, agencies, affiliates, franchisees, promoters, prize suppliers, officers, directors, employees and related persons (collectively, “Released Parties”): (a) are not responsible for technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to lost, disconnected, interrupted, or unavailable network, server, or other connections, late, lost, undeliverable, damaged or stolen mail, or for any failed telephone or computer hardware or software, or for any failed, delayed, misdirected, corrupted, or garbled transmissions or errors of any kind, whether human, mechanical, or electronic, or for entries that for any reason are not received by WSPA by any deadline stated above; (b) are not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by entrants, printing, typographical or other errors or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Promotion or in the printing of this offer, administration of this Promotion, or in the announcement of the prizes; (c) are not responsible for any injury or damage to any computer, modem or other electrical device as a result of participation in this Promotion or downloading of any software or materials; (d) are not responsible for unauthorized human intervention in any part of the Promotion; (e) are not responsible for any printing, typographical, technical, computer, network or human error that may occur in the administration of the Promotion, the acceptance of entries, the selection of winners, the prizes or otherwise in any Promotion-related materials; (f) are not responsible for any unauthorized third party use of any entry; (g) are not responsible for the inability to select winners because of postal failure, equipment failure, or data storage failure; and (h) are released from any and all alleged, existing, or future actions, claims, and/or liabilities of whatever nature including, but not limited to, personal injury, bodily injury (including, without limitation, wrongful death and disability), property damage, and expense (including, without limitation, reasonable attorneys’ fees) and loss or damage of any other kind, arising in whole or in part directly or indirectly, from participating in the Promotion (in whole or in part), the use (including modification, adaptation, and reproduction) of entry materials during or after the Promotion, and the delivery, acceptance, possession, redemption, use, misuse, loss, or misdirection of any prize.
RELEASED PARTIES EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND (WHETHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED, STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE), INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. RELEASED PARTIES SHALL NOT BE LIABLE OR RESPONSIBLE FOR THOSE GUARANTEES OR WARRANTIES MADE OR OFFERED BY ADVERTISERS, PARTNERS, MANUFACTURERS OR SUPPLIERS, INCLUDING THOSE RELATED TO THE PRIZE. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL RELEASED PARTIES BE HELD RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR YOUR USE OF THE INFORMATION AND/OR PRODUCTS PROVIDED AND/OR MADE AVAILABLE THROUGH THE PROMOTION OR FOR ERRORS OR ANOMALIES RESULTING IN THE UNINTENDED OR ERRONEOUS PARTICIPATION, AWARD OF ANY PRIZE OR OTHER BENEFITS UNDER THESE OFFICIAL RULES. RELEASED PARTIES OFFER NO ASSURANCES, GUARANTEES OR WARRANTIES THAT THE PROMOTION OR RELATED WEBSITES WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE AND DO NOT GUARANTEE THE ACCURACY OR RELIABILITY OF ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED THROUGH THE PROMOTION. RELEASED PARTIES WILL NOT BE LIABLE, AND ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE, FOR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND RELATED TO YOUR PARTICIPATION IN OR INABILITY TO PARTICIPATE IN THE PROMOTION, WHETHER THE DAMAGES ARE DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL.
BY ENTERING THE PROMOTION AND/OR ACCEPTING A PRIZE, you AGREE THAT THE RELEASED PARTIES SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR, AND WILL BE HELD HARMLESS BY YOU AGAINST, ANY LIABILITY FOR ANY DAMAGE, INJURY OR LOSS TO PERSON (INCLUDING DEATH) OR PROPERTY RELATED IN WHOLE OR IN PART, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, TO ACCEPTANCE, POSSESSION, REDEMPTION, USE OR MISUSE OF PRIZE, PARTICIPATION IN ANY PRIZE-RELATED ACTIVITY, USE BY A RELEASED PARTY OF ANY ENTRY, PARTICIPATION IN THE PROMOTION, OR ANY OTHER CLAIM OR CAUSE OF ACTION YOU MAY HAVE AGAINST A RELEASED PARTY.
SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU IN WHOLE OR IN PART.
Facebook is not a sponsor of this Promotion. Any third party trademarks mentioned herein are the property of their respective trademark owners. The use or mention of such third party trademarks in these Official Rules or in the Promotion is solely for descriptive purposes and shall in no way imply an endorsement or sponsorship of the Promotion.
WSPA reserves the right to cancel, suspend or terminate this Promotion or any part thereof, in the event that WSPA determines, in its sole discretion, that the security, administration, fairness and/or operation of the Promotion has been corrupted or impaired by any non-authorized intervention, network failure, information storage failure, telecommunications failure, malfunction, or any other cause beyond WSPA’s control. In such an event, WSPA will post notice of same at the Promotion Page and select the winners by conducting a random drawing from among all non-suspect entries received prior to the suspension, cancellation or termination of the Promotion or in such other manner as WSPA, in its sole discretion, deems fair and appropriate under the circumstances.
WSPA reserves the right to disqualify any individual from further participation in the Promotion if WSPA concludes, in its sole discretion, that such person (a) has attempted to tamper with the entry process or other operation of the Promotion, (b) has repeatedly disregarded or has attempted to circumvent these Official Rules, or (c) has acted towards WSPA or any other entrant in an unfair, inequitable, deliberately annoying, threatening, disrupting or harassing manner. Tampering includes attempting to enter more than the number of times permitted herein, including through the use of any prohibited device or method. Any failure by WSPA to enforce any of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of such Official Rules.
ANY ATTEMPT BY ANY INDIVIDUAL TO DEFRAUD, TAMPER WITH, OR DELIBERATELY UNDERMINE, THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE PROMOTION MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND/OR CIVIL LAWS AND WSPA RESERVES THE RIGHT TO PURSUE ANY AVAILABLE DAMAGES OR REMEDIES AGAINST SUCH INDIVIDUAL AND/OR REFER SUCH MATTERS TO LAW ENFORCEMENT FOR PROSECUTION TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
All activity arising out of and relating to the Promotion, including any reference to an entrant’s status as a “winner,” is subject to verification and/or auditing for compliance with the Official Rules and you agree to cooperate with WSPA concerning such verification and/or auditing. WSPA reserves the right to conduct a background check on any or all potential winners, and WSPA reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual based on such background check if WSPA determines in its sole discretion that awarding a prize to any such individual might reflect negatively on WSPA. Each entrant agrees to cooperate with WSPA and its representatives in connection with any and all verification and background check activities. If WSPA determines, in its sole discretion, that verification or auditing activity evidences non-compliance of an entry and/or entrant with the Official Rules, WSPA reserves the right to disqualify such entry and/or entrant from the Promotion and any prize at any time.
WSPA reserves the right to correct typographical, printing or clerical errors in any promotion-related materials. No more than the stated number of prizes will be awarded. In the event that production, technical, seeding, programming or any other reasons cause more than the stated number of prizes as set forth in these Official Rules to be available and/or claimed, WSPA reserves the right to award only the stated number of prizes by a random drawing from among all legitimate, un-awarded, eligible prize claims.
- By entering the Promotion, each entrant agrees that (a) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or connected with the Promotion, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; (b) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering the Promotion, but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (c) under no circumstances will any entrant be permitted to obtain any award for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental or consequential damages and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses. Some jurisdictions do not allow for limitations on the ability to pursue class action remedies, or certain kinds of damages, and so these limitations may not apply to you.
- In the event of any discrepancy or inconsistency between any terms or conditions of these Official Rules and any disclosures or other statements contained in any other Promotion-related materials, including but not limited to the Promotion entry forms, or point of sale, television, print, mobile or online advertising, the terms and conditions of these Official Rules shall prevail, govern and control.
- All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrants or Released Parties in connection with the Promotion, shall be governed by South Carolina law, without giving effect to any choice of law rules that would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than South Carolina. Each entrant expressly agrees that any legal proceedings arising out of or relating in any way to this Promotion or these Official Rules shall be brought only in the federal or state courts located in Spartanburg, South Carolina, and each entrant consents to the mandatory and exclusive jurisdiction in such courts with respect to any such legal proceedings.
- In the event that any provision of these Official Rules is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable or illegal, these Official Rules shall otherwise remain in effect and be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or illegal provision were not contained herein.
Winners’ List/OFFICIAL RULES
For a copy of the Official Rules or the final Winners’ List, visit wspa.com or mail a SASE to: BON JOVI TICKET GIVEAWAY c/o WSPA, 250 International Drive, Spartanburg, S.C. specifying either “Winners’ List” or “Official Rules.” Winners’ List will be available after January 2, 2017.