DETAILED CONTEST RULES
FOR WIN THE V.I.PAULA TREATMENT CONTEST
1. How to Enter the Contest:
a. The Win the V.I.Paula Treatment contest will take place August 6-August 24, 2009.
b. To participate in the contest, viewers may text the word DEEN to 53203, limit one entry per participants, regular text messaging rates apply according to your providers plan. You may also entry by sending your name, address, phone and age to WVLT-TV, 6450 Papermill Drive, Knoxville, TN 37919. Entry forms must be received by NOON Monday, August 24, 2009 at WVLT-TV located at 6450 Papermill Drive, Knoxville, Tennessee in order to be eligible. WVLT-TV, Food City, Smithfield and sponsors are not responsible for lost, stolen, mutilated, destroyed, misdelivered, postage due, illegible, incomplete or untimely entries. WVLT-TV, Food City, Smithfield and sponsors are not responsible for entries not received due to difficulty accessing the internet, service outages or delays, computer or wireless difficulties or other technological glitches. WVLT-TV, Food City, Smithfield and sponsors are not responsible for any lost, disconnected, dropped, misdirected or incomplete telephone calls. Entrants may be disqualified at the sole discretion of WVLT-TV, Food City, Smithfield and sponsors.
c. Only one (1) entry per participant in the Win the V.I.Paula Treatment contest.
2. Eligibility Restrictions:
a. The contest is open to all WVLT-TV viewers who are legal United States citizens 18 years of age or older and who reside in the East Tennessee viewing area. Employees of WVLT-TV, its licensee, Gray Television Inc, their subsidiaries, affiliated entities, affiliated advertising agencies, participating sponsors/promotional partners, Food City, Smithfield, other television stations in the Knoxville area and the members of their immediate families are ineligible to participate or win. Immediate family shall include spouse, parents, children, siblings, grandparents, grandchildren and any other person residing within the same household.
b. Viewers are eligible to win a WVLT contest only once every thirty (30) days. Only one (1) winner per household is permitted in any contest. Only one (1) winner per Win The V.I.Paula Treatment is permitted.
c. Participants in the contest must possess valid government issued photo identification.
d. Winners will be required to sign a Contest Winner Release and a W-9 Tax Form as a condition of receiving a prize in this contest.
a. (2) tickets to the Food City Food Show August 28 & 29, 2009 plus 2 tickets to the Paula Deen/Smithfield demonstration August 28, 2009. A meet and greet with Paula Deen after the demonstration. One autograph copy of The Deen Family Cookbook. $510 gift card for any Mariott Hotel and a $160 gift card for dinner at Paula Deen’s Resturant The Lady & Sons in Savannah, GA.
b. Prizes are provided courtesy of Food City, Smithfield and WVLT-TV.
c. All prizes or prize certificates will be awarded to the grand prize winner in person at WVLT-TV, 6450 Papermill Drive, Knoxville, TN and/or sent via FedEx to the winners street address . Any prize or prize certificate not claimed by the end of the Win A V.I.Paula Treatment will be automatically forfeited by the winner. In the event that a prize or prize certificate is mailed to the winner, it will be with the prior written consent of the winner and therefore, winner assumes the risk of its arrival. Food City and sponsors are not responsible for the safe arrival of a prize or prize certificate.
d. Contest prizes are not transferable. Prizes may not be substituted for or redeemed for cash.
e. Grand Prize winner will receive 1099 IRS Tax form for the value of the grand prize as stated in these contest rules.
f. Prizes are limited solely to those items explicitly set forth herein and shall not include any and all other expenses, incidentals or taxes that may arise out of the winner’s receipt of this prize.
g. Prizes will be awarded as is, with no written or express warranty.
4. Selection of Winners:
a. Decisions of WVLT-TV, Food City, Smithfield and sponsors with respect to the contest are final.
b. All prizes or prize certificates will be awarded to the grand prize winner in person at WVLT-TV, 6450 Papermill Drive, Knoxville, TN and/or sent via FedEx to the winners street address . Any prize or prize certificate not claimed by the end of the Win A V.I.Paula Treatment will be automatically forfeited by the winner. In the event that a prize or prize certificate is mailed to the winner, it will be with the prior written consent of the winner and therefore, winner assumes the risk of its arrival. Food City and sponsors are not responsible for the safe arrival of a prize or prize certificate.
c. The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries and text received.
a. Photo identification and social security number of the Grand Prize winner may also be required in order to collect the prize. Payment of all federal, state and local taxes are the sole responsibility of the winner. Winners will be required to sign an IRS Form W-9 or the equivalent. Winner will receive a 1099 for the value of the prize as stated in these contest rules.
b. Winner is required to sign a release in order receive their prize. Failure or refusal to execute the release will result in winner forfeiting the prize. Pursuant to the liability release, the winners will agree to hold WVLT-TV, its licensee, Gray Television Inc., their subsidiaries, affiliated companies and the officers, shareholders, directors, employees, agents, Food City, Smithfield and representatives of each of them harmless against any and all claims or liability arising directly or indirectly from the prize or participation in the contest.
c. By participating in the contest, the winner or winners (and their guest or traveling companion, if applicable) agree to have their name, voice, or likeness used in any advertising or broadcasting material relating to this contest without additional financial or other compensation, and to sign a publicity release prior to acceptance of the prize.
d. Food City and sponsors, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify any person tampering with the entry process, the operation of the Food City Web Site and text or who is otherwise in violation of the rules. Food City and sponsors further reserve the right to cancel, terminate or modify the contest if it is not capable of completion as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention or technical failures of any sort.
e. Food City and sponsors reserve the right in its sole discretion to modify the contest rules and dates at any time for any reason. Material modifications shall be announced on-air, when practical. By participating in this contest, you agree to be bound by these contest rules, any modifications thereof, and by all other rules imposed by Food City and sponsors management. If due to circumstances beyond the control of Food City and sponsors, any event associated with this contest or the prize is delayed, rescheduled, postponed or cancelled, Food City reserves the right, but not the obligation, to cancel or modify the contest and shall not be required to award a substitute prize.
f. No purchase is necessary. The contest is void where prohibited.
g. Failure to comply with the contest rules may result in a contestant's disqualification, at the sole discretion of WVLT-TV, Food City and Smithfield.
h. WVLT-TV, Food City & Smithfield are not responsible for typographical or other errors in the printing, the offering or the administration of the contest or in the announcement of a prize.
i. Copies of the written contest rules and a list of all winners are available during regular business hours at the main studio of WVLT-TV, 6450 Papermill Drive, Knoxville, TN. 37919 or by sending a self-addressed stamped envelope to WVLT-TV, 6450 Papermill Drive, Knoxville, TN. 37919.
j. Station reserves the right to substitute a prize of greater or equal value at its sole discretion.
k. For a complete copy of these contest rules, please go to www.foodcity.com or volunteertv.com send a self addressed stamped envelope to: WVLT-TV, 6450 Papermill Drive, Knoxville, TN. 37919