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Berea's National Rib Cook-Off ~ Contest Rules

Berea’s National Rib Cook-Off Giveaway

May 2018


Promotion Description.  This promotion is sponsored by WOIO, LLC – 1717 East 12th St, Cleveland, OH 44114, and The Berea City Club, P.O. Box 417, Berea, OH 44017.  The promotion begins at 3pm on 5/10/18 and ends at 8am on 5/21/18. Entries must be received by 8am on 5/21/2018.  Promotion is void where prohibitedBy entering, each entrant accepts and agrees to be bound by these promotion rules. Apple is not a sponsor or involved in the contest in any manner.

EligibilityNo purchase necessary to enter or win.  This promotion is open only to legal U.S. residents of Ohio in the Cleveland DMA/The WOIO viewing area: Ashland county, Ashtabula county, Carroll county, Cuyahoga county, Erie county, Geauga county, Holmes county, Huron county, Lake county, Lorain county, Medina county, Portage county, Richland county, Stark county, Summit county, Tuscarawas county and Wayne county, who are 18 years of age or older at the time of entry.    Employees and immediate family members of employees of Raycom Media, Inc., WOIO, LLC, The Berea City Club and their respective parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, agents, and their advertising and production agencies are not eligible to participate in this promotion.

How to Enter.  Beginning at 3:00 pm on 5/10/18, individuals can enter on the contest page, Cleveland 19 Mobile App or Cleveland 19 Facebook Page.   Entries must contain the name and phone number of the entrant in order to be considered.  Entries must be received by 8am on 5/21/18 in order to qualify. Each entry may be disqualified at WOIO, LLC’s sole discretion if it determines that the entry is not valid.   All entries become the property of Sponsor(s), and Sponsor(s) reserve(s) the right to use any information submitted by entrants.

Entries must be filled out completely in order to qualify, and will be void if they are, in whole or in part, incomplete, illegible, damaged, irregular, counterfeit, altered, or obtained through theft or fraud.  No mechanically reproduced, software-generated or other automated multiple entries are permitted.  Sponsor(s) is/are not responsible for lost, late, illegible, misdirected or mutilated entries, including due to transmission, technical, and/or network failures of any kind, including, without limitation, malfunctioning of any hardware or software (whether originating with sender or Sponsor(s)), telephonic failures, human error, or any other error or malfunction.  For online entries, the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at time of entry will be considered the entrant.  An “authorized account holder” shall mean the natural person assigned to such e-mail account by the Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with such e-mail account.  A potential winner may be requested to provide proof that he or she is the authorized account holder of the e-mail address associated with a winning entry.

Entrants agree not to upload, post or transmit any materials which contain any computer viruses, Easter eggs, worms, Trojan Horses or other harmful component or programming routines that are intended to damage, detrimentally interfere with, surreptitiously intercept or expropriate any system, data or personal information.  Any attempt to deliberately damage any web site or undermine the operation of the promotion is a violation of criminal and civil laws, and Sponsor(s) reserve(s) the right to seek damages from any person who makes such attempt(s).

Entry materials that have been tampered with or altered are void.  Any questions regarding the number of entries submitted by an individual or the authorized account holder of an e-mail address shall be determined by Sponsor(s) in its/their sole discretion, and Sponsor(s) reserve(s) the right to disqualify any entries by persons determined to be tampering with or abusing any aspect of the promotion.

Prize(s).  Ten (10) winners will be randomly selected to receive a Prize Pack for Two for the 20th Annual Berea’s National Rib Cook-off.  (Prize Pack for Two includes:  2x Free Admission, 2x 20 oz. soft drinks and 2x ½ slab of ribs.) Tickets to the 20th Annual Berea’s National Rib Cook-off will be valid for use between May 25 – May 28, 2018. Tickets are good for one day only.   Estimated Prize value is $45 per winner. No prize may be exchanged for cash, transferred, or assigned.  Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize, in which case a prize of equal or greater value will be awarded.

How the Prizes are Awarded.  Ten (10) winners will be randomly selected to receive a Prize Pack for Two for the 20th Annual Berea’s National Rib Cook-off.   If there is no response, an alternate winner will be selected and contacted. Tickets will be available for pick up at WOIO, LLC – 1717 East 12th St, Cleveland, OH 44114, Monday 5/21 – Thursday 5/24 between 9am-3pm or tickets can be mailed to the winner.  WOIO, LLC is not responsible if mailed tickets are not received in time.

Odds of Winning.  The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.

Conditions of Acceptance of PrizeDriver’s license or other appropriate picture identification is required to claim a prize.  The winner(s), travel companion(s), and/or any other persons necessary will be required to execute and return a release and affidavit of eligibility the day of prize notification, or the prize will be forfeited.  A winner must take possession of his or her prize by May 24th at 3 pm.

Winner(s) will be solely responsible for any and all local, state, and federal taxes, as well as license and registration fees incurred by participating in the promotion, including, but not limited to, transportation costs, gratuities and other items of an incidental nature.  WOIO, LLC will report any individual winnings over $600 (in cash or fair market value of goods or services) in a one year period to the Internal Revenue Service.  Winner(s) will receive a Form 1099 from WOIO, LLC if WOIO, LLC reports any winnings to the Internal Revenue Service.  Prize(s) may not be exchanged for cash or any other consideration.

Each winner agrees to the use of his or her name and likeness in publicity without any additional compensation, except where prohibited by law.  By entering this promotion, each winner acknowledges that WOIO, LLC, and all other sponsors and venues, have the right to publicize and broadcast each winner’s name, voice, and likeness, the fact that he or she won, and all matters incidental thereto.

Limitation on Liability.  By entering this promotion, each entrant forever discharges and releases Sponsor(s), its/their parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, and their respective directors, officers, employees, and agents from any and all liability, claims, causes of action, suits, and demands of any kind arising from or in connection with the promotion, including, without limitation, responsibility for property damage, loss of life, or personal injury resulting from or in connection with participating in the promotion or from or in connection with use or receipt of the prize(s), however caused.

Sponsor’s Reservation of Rights.  These official rules are subject to modification by WOIO, LLC.  In the event of a dispute, all decisions made by WOIO, LLC are final and binding.  Sponsor(s) reserve(s) the right, in its/their sole discretion, to disqualify any person who tampers with the entry process or the operation of Sponsor’s/Sponsors’ web site(s), or who otherwise acts in violation of these official rules.  Sponsor(s) further reserve(s) the right, in its/their sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, or modify this promotion if, for any reason, the promotion is not capable of completion as planned (including, but not limited to, for the following reasons:  infection by computer virus, technical corruption, force majeure, or non-authorized human intervention that compromises or affects the administration, fairness, integrity, security, or proper conduct of the promotion).

List of Winners.  For a list of winners, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to WOIO-TV, 1717 E. 12th Street, Cleveland, OH 44114 between May 22, 2018 and June 22, 2018.

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