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Cleveland 19 MAKE THEM PAY Bracket Challenge ~ Official Promotion Rule

Cleveland 19

MAKE THEM PAY Bracket Challenge

March 2018


Promotion Description.  This promotion is sponsored by WOIO, LLC (CBS 19) - 1717 East 12th Street, Cleveland Ohio 44114. The promotion begins at 12AM March 9, 2018 and ends at 11:59pm April 2, 2018.  Entries must be received (Brackets Completed) by 11:00 AM March 15, 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 the following counties in the station’s viewing area: Ashland, Lorain, Ashtabula, Medina, Carroll, Portage, Cuyahoga, Richland, Erie, Stark, Geauga, Summit, Holmes, Tuscarawas, Huron, Wayne, Lake, and 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 Law Offices of TIM MISNY, and their respective parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, agents, and their advertising and production agencies are not eligible to participate in this promotion.  Only one entry per e-mail address will be accepted, and multiple entries will be disqualified.

How to EnterBeginning at 12:00AM, Friday, March 9, 2018, individuals can log on to contest page and complete the contest registration. Entries (completed brackets) must be received by 11 am, Thursday, March 15, 2018 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 COMPLETELY filled out 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.


One (1) Winner will receive a VIZIO D-Series 48” Class Full-Array LED Smart TV. Enjoy an intuitive, connected home entertainment experience with Smart TV and Wi-fi built in. Grand Prize estimated value $360.

No prize may be exchanged for cash, transferred, or assigned by the winner(s).  Sponsor(s) reserve the right to substitute a prize, in which case a prize of equal or greater value will be awarded.

How the Prize will be awardedOne winner will be determined after championship game on April 2, 2018 based on overall bracket totals. In case of a tie, a random winner will be selected.  On April 3, 2018 the winner will be notified by phone and/or email. If winner refuses the prize, another winner will be chosen.

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

Conditions of Acceptance of Prize.  Driver’s license or other appropriate picture identification may be required to claim a prize.  The winner(s), and if applicable any travel companion(s), will be required to execute and return a release and affidavit of eligibility within 2 days of prize notification, or the prize will be forfeited.  A winner must take possession of his or her prize by April 31, 2018 or the prize will be forfeited.

Winner(s) will be solely responsible for any and all local, state, and federal taxes, as well as license and registration fees, 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, LLLC reports any winnings to the Internal Revenue Service.

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, winner acknowledges that WOIO, LLC, and all other sponsors and venues, have the right to publicize and broadcast 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 or death 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-TV 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).

Name of Winner:  For the name of the winner, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to WOIO 1717 East 12th Street, Cleveland OH 44114 between April 3, 2018 and May 5, 2018.

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