Contest Rules for The Big Bang Theory Secret Word
Big Bang Theory, Official Contest Rules
By submitting an entry to this contest, sponsored by The Big Bang Theory and WJXT, Channel 4, the entrant acknowledges and agrees to all of these official contest rules (“Official Rules”). NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Void where prohibited. By entering the contest, entrants agree to waive any right to claim any ambiguity or error in these Official Rules, or the contest itself, and agree to be bound by these Official Rules and by all decisions of the Station, whose decisions are binding and final. Failure to comply with these Official Rules may result in disqualification from the contest.
• Eligibility. The contest is open only to legal U.S. residents who are 18 years of age or older at time of entry and reside in the local viewing area (Jacksonville DMA) as determined by Nielsen Media Research, and is void wherever prohibited or restricted by applicable federal or state laws and regulations. Employees of Station and Sponsor and their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors, agents, advertising and promotion agencies, and members of these employees’ immediate families (spouses, parents, children, and siblings and their spouses) and those living in the same household with these employees, are not eligible.
• How To Enter.
Contest dates are February 10, 2013 to February 14, 2013. Viewer must watch The Big Bang Theory week nights at 9pm or 9:30pm to get the secret word. They will then visit the WJXT4 Facebook Page and enter the secret word into the contest app for a chance to win.
Entry must include phone number and/or electronic contact information. Invalid entries are void. Winner will be contacted week of 2/18/14. Entries that are incomplete, illegible or corrupted are void and will not be accepted. All entries become the property of the Station and Sponsors and will not be acknowledged or returned. Station will reject and delete any entry that it discovers to be false or fraudulent. The Station will disqualify any entry from individuals who do not meet the eligibility requirements.
• Selection of Winner.
Potential winner(s) who submit the correct secret word of the day will be drawn from eligible entries at WJXT Studios at random. Winner will be notified of his/her prize at the phone number or email address provided when entering the Contest. Contest winner must execute and return any required affidavit of eligibility, release of liability and/or prize acceptance form within ten (10) days of winning or being notified of winning (sooner for time sensitive prizes), or prize(s) will be forfeited and an alternate winner may be selected. If a potential winner cannot be contacted, fails to sign and return the required affidavit of eligibility, liability/publicity release and/or prize acceptance form within the required time period, or if a prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, the potential winner forfeits the prize. Station reserves the right to contact all contest entrants to confirm the registration entry.
• Prize. Prize package includes 1 Soft Kitty, Warm Kitty ladies shirt, 1 singing kitty plush, and 1 Bazinga mens shirt.
Disclaimers and Representations.
Winner assumes all liability for any injuries or damages caused or claimed to be caused by his or her participation in the contest and/or the acceptance and/or use of any prize, and releases the Station and Sponsor and their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors, agents, and employees, from any such liability. Neither the Station nor the Sponsor, nor their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors, agents and employees are responsible for: the failure of any entry to be received by the Station, any equipment malfunctions or other technical difficulties that may prevent the Station from receiving any entry submission; entries that are stolen, lost, late or damaged; or any human errors, any inaccurate transcription of entry information, errors in any promotional or marketing materials or errors in these Official Rules.
Failure to comply with the Official Rules of the contest may result in an entrant’s disqualification and/or forfeiture of any prize or prizes. All decisions of the Station’s management with respect to the contest are final.
Station reserves the right to cancel, terminate or modify the contest if it is not capable of completion as planned for any reason whatsoever. The Station reserves the right to make changes in the rules of the contest, including, without limitation, the substitution of a prize of equivalent value, which will become effective upon announcement or posting. If due to circumstances beyond the control of the Station, any event related to the contest or prize is delayed, rescheduled, postponed, cancelled or has a change of venue, the Station reserves the right, but is not obligated, to cancel or modify the contest and shall not be required to award a substitute prize.
Entry constitutes permission (except where prohibited by law) to use winner's name, home city and state, likeness and/or voice for purposes of advertising, promotion and publicity without additional compensation. The winner's name and city of residence will be posted online and mailed to those who request it.
• Winner Announcement. For the name of the winner(s), send a self-addressed stamped envelope for receipt within 60 days following the end of the contest period to Station at 4 Broadcast Place, Jacksonville, FL 32277, Attn: Contest Winner List, or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Be sure to specify the name of the contest for which you are requesting the list of winner(s).