Oktoberfest Text-2-Win rules

Oktoberfest Text-2-Win rules


1. Promotion Description. This promotion is sponsored by WCSC, LLC 2126 Charlie Hall Blvd Charleston, SC 29414. The promotion begins at 4PM Tuesday October 1st, 2013 and ends at 4PM Thursday October 3rd , 2013. All entries must be received by 4PM October 3rd , 2013. Promotion is void where prohibited. By entering, each entrant accepts and agrees to be bound by these promotion rules.

2. Eligibility. No purchase necessary to enter or win. This promotion is open only to legal U.S. residents of South Carolina, who are 18 years of age or older at the time of entry. Military personnel and their spouses, who are stationed on a base in South Carolina but have not established permanent South Carolina residency, are eligible to win, provided that they present a current valid military ID. Students 18 years of age or older attending a South Carolina college or university who have not established permanent South Carolina residency are eligible to win, provided that they present a current valid college or university ID. Employees and immediate family members of employees of WCSC-TV, and respective parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, agents, and their advertising and production agencies are not eligible to participate in this promotion. Only one entry per phone number will be accepted each day, and multiple entries will be disqualified.

3. How to Enter. There is one (1) way to enter this promotion. Beginning at 4PM Tuesday October 1st, 2013 individuals can text the word "WIN" to 84355. Entries must be made by at 4PM Thursday October 3rd , 2013. All entries become the property of Sponsor, and Sponsor reserve the right to use any information submitted by entrants. Standard text messaging rates apply.

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 is 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), 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 reserves the right to seek damages from any person who makes such attempt(s).

Entry 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 in its sole discretion, and Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any entries by persons determined to be tampering with or abusing any aspect of the promotion.

By entering this promotion, entrant agrees that WCSC-TV may provide entrant with promotional materials and that WCSC-TV may release entrant's personally identifiable registration information to other Sponsors for that purpose. WCSC-TV is not responsible for the use of entrant's personally identifiable information by the other Sponsors.

4 Prizes. There are five (5) prizes. Each prize is four (4) tickets to Oktoberfest Sunday October 6, 2013 from Noon to 5pm at Blackbaud Stadium on Daniel Island. Value of each prize is approx. $25.00 Show is rain or shine. No prize may be exchanged for cash, transferred, or assigned by the winner. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize, in which case a prize of equal or greater value will be awarded.

5 How the Prizes are Awarded. One winner will be chosen at random at conclusion of contest. Winner will be notified via text message. Prize must be claimed at WCSC Studios 2126 Charlie Hall Blvd Charleston, SC 29414. Prize will not be mailed.

6 Odds of Winning. The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.

7 Conditions of Acceptance of Prize. Driver's license or other appropriate picture identification is required to claim a prize. The winner will be required to execute and return a release and affidavit of eligibility at the time the prize is claimed or the prize will be forfeited. A winner must take possession of his or her prize by 530PM on Friday October 5, 2013 or the prize will be forfeited.

Winner 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. WCSC-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 will receive a Form 1099 from WCSC-TV if WCSC-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 WCSC-TV, and 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.

8 Limitation on Liability. By entering this promotion, each entrant forever discharges and releases Sponsors, 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.

9 Sponsor's Reservation of Rights. These official rules are subject to modification by WCSC-TV. In the event of a dispute, all decisions made by WCSC-TV are final and binding. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any person who tampers with the entry process or the operation of Sponsor's web sites, or who otherwise acts in violation of these official rules. Sponsor further reserves 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).

10 List of Winners. For a list of winners, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to WCSC ATTN: Oktoberfest Contest 2126 Charlie Hall Blvd Charleston, SC 29414. Request must be postmarked by Fri Nov 1, 2013.