WIS "Luck of the
Irish" OFFICIAL CONTEST RULES
This contest is sponsored by WIS-TV, 1111 Bull St., Columbia, SC 29201
and The Five Points Association, 2002 Blossom St, Columbia, SC 29205, The UPS
Store #3770, 701 Gervais St, Columbia, SC 29201, Yesterday's Restaurant &
Tavern, 2030 Devine St, Columbia SC, 29205. ("Sponsor(s)"). The promotion begins at 12am Thursday, March 1,
2012 and ends at 11:59pm Saturday, March 17, 2012. Entries must be received by 11:59pm
on Saturday March 17, 2012 in order to qualify.
Promotion is void where prohibited. By entering, each entrant accepts and
agrees to be bound by these promotion rules.
No purchase necessary to enter or win. This contest is open only to legal U.S.
residents of the following counties in the station's viewing area: Abbeville,
Aiken, Allendale, Anderson, Bamberg, Barnwell, Calhoun, Chester,
Chesterfield, Clarendon, Darlington, Dillon, Dorchester, Edgefield,
Fairfield, Florence, Georgetown, Greenwood, Hampton, Horry, Kershaw,
Lancaster, Lee, Lexington, Marion, Marlboro, McCormick, Newberry,
Orangeburg, Richland, Saluda, Sumter, Union, Williamsburg, and York who are 18 years of age or older
at the time of entry. Employees and
immediate family members of employees of Raycom Media, Inc., WIS
Television, The Five Points Association, UPS Stores, Yesterday's
Restaurant, and their respective parent companies, affiliates,
subsidiaries, agents, and their advertising and production agencies are
not eligible to participate in this contest. Only one entry per day for each
individual / e-mail address / phone number will be accepted, and
multiple entries will be disqualified.
- How to
There are two ways to enter this contest. Individuals can log on to www.wistv.com each day and locate the "Luck of the Irish" contest
page. Or, viewers can text "IRISH" to
80310 to opt-in. Each day March 1 – March 17 there will be a different Irish
trivia question with multiple choice answers.
Viewers opted-in to the Irish Alerts list will receive the daily
question via text. Viewers not opted-in
to the text alerts list must navigate to the "Luck of the Irish" contest page
each day to find the question. If the
entrant responds with the correct answer to the trivia question they will be
entered to win that day's prize. Incorrect
answers are not eligible to be entered to win. Entries must be received by 11:59pm
each day in order to qualify for that day's prize. Standard data and message rates may apply for
text messages. All entries become the
property of Sponsor(s), and Sponsor(s) reserve(s) the right to use any
information submitted by entrants. Trivia
questions were collected from the book Irish
Trivia On Tap by Jennifer Grace ISBN 978-1-4351-1588-0. Only correct answers that match those in the
book will be considered correct and are eligible for entry.
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.
Entries must be filled out completely and legibly 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).
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.
entering this promotion, entrant agrees that WIS-TV
and the other Sponsor(s) of this promotion may provide entrant with promotional
materials and that WIS-TV
may release entrant's personally identifiable registration information to the
other Sponsor(s) for that purpose. WIS-TV
is not responsible for the use of entrant's personally identifiable information
by the other Sponsor(s).
- Prize(s). There are up
to 17 daily prizes. Each daily prize consists
of at least one (1) item with a retail value of at least $100. Examples of prizes to be awarded include a
$100 Yesterday's Restaurant gift card, a $100 UPS Store gift card, a prize pack
of merchandise valued at $100 from area Five Points businesses, etc.
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.
the Prizes are Awarded. WIS will choose winners at random from among
all those who submit correct answers to the trivia question during the daily entry
period. Winners will be notified by the
phone number used to enter the contest.
Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.
of Acceptance of Prize. Driver's license or other appropriate picture
identification is required to claim a prize.
The winner(s), travel companion(s), and/or any other persons necessary
will be required to execute and return a release and affidavit of eligibility
before receiving prize, or the prize will be forfeited. A winner must take possession of his or her
prize by within 7 days of notification 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. WIS-TV 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 WIS-TV if WIS-TV 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, each winner acknowledges that WIS-TV all other sponsors and venues,
have the right to publicize and broadcast each winner's name, voice, and
likeness, the fact that he or she won, and all matters incidental thereto.
By entering this promotion, each entrant forever discharges and releases
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.
Reservation of Rights. These official rules are subject to
modification by WIS-TV. In the event of
a dispute, all decisions made by WIS-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). WIS-TV
is not responsible for typographical or other errors in printing, the offering
or the administration of this promotion or in the announcement of the prizes.
For a list of winners, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to WIS-TV,
1111 Bull St., Columbia, SC 29201 attn: Andrea Nickols by March 31, 2012.