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The WESTERN MASS NEWS TAKEOVER TUESDAY SWEEPSTAKES begins at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time (“E.T.”) on Tuesday, 12/10/2019, and ends at 3:00 p.m. E.T. on Tuesday, 12/10/19 (“Sweepstakes Period”). Entries must be received by 3:00 p.m. on 12/10/19 to be eligible. Entries become the property of Sponsors and will not be acknowledged or returned. Station’s clock will be the official clock for the sweepstakes.
SPONSORS: Western Mass News/Meredith Corporation, 1300 Liberty St. Springfield, MA 01104; Spirit of Springfield 1350 Main St suite 1004, Springfield MA 01103
ENTRY: There are two ways to enter:
1) Stop by Western Mass News studios (1300 Liberty Street, Springfield, MA 01104) on Tuesday, 12/10/19 between 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. and complete an entry form to register and receive one (1) entry. 2) Go to http://www.westernmassnews.com/contests and click on the “Takeover Tuesday” sweepstakes. Complete the online entry form to register and receive one (1) entry.
Entries generated by script, macro or other automated means or practices or by means which subvert the entry process will be void.
LIMIT: One (1) entry per person with a valid email address and phone number during the Sweepstakes Period. Any attempt to obtain more than the stated number of entries or referred entries by using multiple/different email addresses, Facebook accounts, identities, registrations, logins, or any other methods may result in disqualification by Sponsors, in their sole discretion.
ELIGIBILITY: Legal residents of Franklin, Hampshire, Hampden Counties or Franklin Counties, MA. in the Western Mass News viewing area who are 18 years of age or older at time of entry, are eligible to enter, except employees of Sponsors, and any other organizations affiliated with the sponsorship, fulfillment, administration, prize support, advertisement or promotion of the Sweepstakes and/or their respective agents, affiliates, subsidiaries and members of their immediate families or household members. “Immediate family members” shall mean parents, step-parents, children, step-children, siblings, step-siblings, or spouses. “Household members” shall mean people who share the same residence at least three months a year. Winners of a prize from WGGB/WSHM within the past thirty (30) days from the beginning date of this sweepstakes are not eligible.
WINNER SELECTION AND PRIZING: At approximately 10:00 a.m. E.T. on Wednesday, 12/11/19. Western Mass News will conduct a random drawing from among all eligible entries received. Fifty (50) winners will each receive one (1) vehicle pass to Bright Nights at Forest Park (300 Sumner Ave, Springfield, MA 01108). Vehicle pass is valid for entry during hours of operation (see https://www.brightnights.org/visitor-info/dates-rates/) through Sunday, 1/5/20. Vehicle pass excludes buses, mini buses, and limousines. Approximate retail value of prize: $20.00.
Potential winners will be notified by email at approximately 10:30 a.m. E.T. on Friday 12/13/19, and must confirm eligibility with Western Mass News and pick up prize at Western Mass News studios (1300 Liberty St., Springfield, MA 01104) weekdays during the hours of 11:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m., by Friday, 12/20/19..
Unclaimed prizes will be forfeited. Sponsors will determine all elements of prizing in their sole discretion. Prize(s) may not be assigned, transferred, changed or redeemed for cash, except at Sponsors’ sole discretion. Prize(s) is awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee express or implied by Sponsors. Sponsors disclaim all and any liability for the actual provision, quality or nature of any third-party product or service accepted by the winner(s). The awarding of any prize is contingent upon full compliance with these Official Rules. Entrants agree to be bound by Official Rules and agree that if any winner fails to provide proof of identity, refuses to provide required documentation, is found to have violated Official Rules, or otherwise does not meet eligibility criteria, prize will be forfeited and not awarded. Entrants understand that Sponsors are not liable for injuries, losses, or damages of any kind arising from participation in this promotion and acceptance, possession, and use of prize. Sponsors are not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the sweepstakes or in the announcement of the prize(s). Decisions of Sponsors are final and binding in all respects.
ODDS of winning depend upon the number of eligible entries received.
OTHER: Sponsors assume no responsibility for entries unable to be processed due to network, hardware or other technical failures; or any other reason, or incomplete, damaged, misdirected, or lost entries. Sponsors reserve the right, in their sole discretion to disqualify any person tampering with the entry process, the operation of the web site or otherwise in violation of these Official Rules. Sponsors further reserve the right, in their sole discretion, to cancel, terminate or modify this promotion if not capable of completion as planned, including infection by computer virus, technical corruption, non-authorized human intervention, or any other causes beyond the control of Sponsors which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, or integrity of the sweepstakes. In the event of cancellation, Sponsors reserve the right to select winner(s) from among all eligible entries received prior to date of cancellation. The use of automated entry systems or any other conduct that impedes the integrity of the sweepstakes is prohibited. In the event of a dispute regarding online entry, entry will be deemed made by the holder of an established e-mail account associated with the entry.
GENERAL: Except where prohibited by law: (i) entry constitutes permission to use winner's entry, name, hometown, voice, likeness, photograph, video and any statements regarding this sweepstakes in all media now known or hereafter discovered, for any purpose, including without limitation, in connection with, and to promote, market or advertise, the sweepstakes, in whole or in part, without review, approval, credit or attribution, notification or payment from or to entrant or any person or entity, worldwide, in perpetuity, or on a winner’s list, if applicable; (ii) potential winner(s) may be required to complete and return an Affidavit of Eligibility and Release of Liability/Publicity by 1:00 p.m. on Friday, 12/20/19. If a potential winner cannot be contacted, fails to claim prize, or fails to respond to the winner notification, the potential winner is disqualified and the prize will be forfeited and not awarded. By participating and winning a prize, winner(s) releases Sponsors, Facebook, their parents, affiliates, subsidiaries and agencies and their respective directors, officers, employees and agents from any and all liability with respect to the prize won and participation in the sweepstakes. Subject to all U. S. federal, MA state and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited. Taxes, if any, on prize(s) are the sole responsibility of the winner(s). For winners’ list, available
after Friday, 1/3/20, send a separate, self-addressed, stamped envelope to “Western Mass News – Takeover Tuesday” at Western Mass News’ address above.