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40’s FRIENDS COSTUME CONTEST- OFFICIAL RULES

Giveaway:  $150 for First Prize, $100 for Second Prize, $50 for Third Prize

Who Can Enter                                                                                          

  1. To be eligible to participate in this contest, your family must be residents of Hampden, Franklin, or Hampshire County.
  2. Employees of Gormally Broadcasting LLC., WGGB, Inc., and any other company which owns, programs, or provides other services to television broadcast station WGGB-TV (the “Station”), ABC, their affiliated companies, advertising and promotion agencies, and any and all television broadcast and cable stations, and the immediate family members of each are ineligible.  The term “immediate families” includes spouses, grandparents, parents, siblings, children, grandchildren, or anyone else residing in their household.

How to Enter

  1. No purchase is necessary to enter.
  2. To enter, go to WGGB.COM from midnight 10/18/13-9PM on 10/27/13.  Send WGGB your pet pictures.
  3. A panel of WGGB staff members will pick will pick the ten best, then website users will be invited to vote for the best picture on the website (WGGB.COM)
  4. WGGB.COM website users will be able to vote for the winning entry Midnight 10/28/13- Noon on 10/31
  5. The Top 3 winners will be unveiled on ABC40 News at 5-6:30 on 10/31/13.
  6. If winner does not timely return the affidavit of eligibility, then the prize will not be awarded.  Failure to collect the prize within 14 days will constitute forfeiture of the prize.  If forfeited, the prize will remain the property of the Station.  Another winner will not be selected.
  7. Winners must be from Franklin, Hampden and Hampshire counties.
  8. There will be no substitutions or cash alternatives for prizes except at the sole discretion of the Station.  The Station has the right to substitute a prize of similar value.  No transfer or assignment of prizes is allowed.
  9. The winner is responsible for paying all local, county, state, and federal taxes on prizes based on the estimated retail value of the prizes as set forth in these rules.
  10.  Only one prize will be awarded per household.
  11. WGGB, Inc. and Gormally Broadcasting LLC., are not liable if the provider of any part of the prize fails to satisfy its obligations to furnish its portion of the prize.
  12. WGGB, Inc. and Gormally Broadcasting LLC., are not responsible for any liabilities arising directly or indirectly from the award or use of the prize.
  13. In claiming your prize, you acknowledge that WGGB, Inc. and Gormally Broadcasting LLC., have the right to publicize your name, character, likeness, photograph, voice, and the fact that you are the winner for promotional purposes without financial remuneration.

Odds of Winning/Miscellaneous                   

  1. Odds of winning depend on the number of entries received.
  2.  Complete contest rules are available Monday through Friday during normal business hours at WGGB-TV, 1300 Liberty Street, Springfield, MA  01104.
  3. For a list of prize winners, send a separate, self-addressed, stamped envelope to “40’s Friends Costume Contest” WGGB-TV, 1300 Liberty Street, Springfield, MA  01104.
  4. This contest is subject to all applicable laws and regulations and is void where prohibited.  Gormally Broadcasting LLC., WGGB Inc., and ABC accept no responsibility or liability in connection with any injuries, losses, or damages of any kind caused by or resulting from the acceptance, possession, or use of any prize awarded hereunder.
  5.  Station cannot be held liable for any lost or stolen entries, prizes, or contest information.
  6. Station reserves the right to make rules and contest changes and change the aforementioned contest dates
  7. Station cannot be held liable if there is not a contest due to breaking news, equipment failure or other unscheduled event which results in the cancellation of the contest.