Celebrating Heroes Rules

WPSD Local 6 and Hampton Inn & Suites of Paducah are celebrating active military Heroes by collecting pictures and stories of why your family would like to have your soldier home for the holidays and how their service makes you proud . Just submit your photo and story to the You News Celebrating Heroes During the Holidays channel for a chance to win a great weekend prize package brought to you by Hampton Inn and Suites, Outback Steakhouse, The Pasta House, Raffertys, Tribeca and Cheers Food and Fuel.

Total prize package valued at $360

See below for rules and restrictions.

Official Rules

Participants and the winner must be U.S. residents at least 18-years old as determined by the WPSD-TV, have a valid email address and live within in the Station's Designated Market Area (as defined by Nielsen). Employees of the Paxton Media Group, the Contest's participating sponsors and their advertising agencies, employees of other radio or television stations, and members of the immediate family of any such persons are not eligible to participate and win. The term "immediate family" includes spouses, siblings, parents, children, grandparents, and grandchildren, whether as "in-laws," or by current or past marriage(s), remarriage(s), adoption, co-habitation or other family extension, and any other persons residing at the same household whether or not related.

In the event of a dispute about the identity of any entrant, entries made online will be declared made by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at time of entry. "Authorized account holder" is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. A potential winner may be required to provide the sponsors with proof that the potential winner is the authorized account holder of the e-mail address associated with the winning entry.

Each entrant may only enter once from December 10, 2010 to January 13, 2011.

No entries will be accepted after midnight on January 13, 2011. Winners will be chosen at random in the following order. Four winners will be drawn December 16th, three winners will be drawn on the following dates; 12/23/10, 12/30/10, 1/6/11 and 1/13/11. The winner’s names will be announced on Local 6 Today the following day and posted on the web by noon.

Each Prize includes:

Two weekend nights in a suite at Hampton Inn & Suites of Paducah
Dinner for two at one of the following restaurants;
Outback Steakhouse, The Pasta House Co., Rafferty’s or Tibeca valued at $30.
$30 Gas card from Cheers Food and Fuel

Total prize package valued at $360.


WPSD-TV reserves the right to disqualify any contestant who does not abide by the contest rules as listed.

The Prize winners must claim the prize vouchers in person at Hampton Inn & Suites, 3901 Coleman Crossing Circle, Paducah, Kentucky, between 8am and 5pm Monday through Friday. Winners must present positive identification at that time. Reservation must be made for the rooms with Hampton Inn & Suites as a limited number are available each weekend. Prizes must be claimed and used by March 31st, 2011 or they will be forfeited.

Any valuation of the prize stated above is based on available information provided to WPSD-TV, and the value of any prize awarded to the winner may be reported for tax purposes as required by law. The winner is solely responsible for reporting and paying any and all applicable taxes related to the prize and paying any expenses associated with any prize which is not specifically provided for in the official rules. The winners must provide Hampton Inn & Suites with valid identification and a valid taxpayer identification number or social security number before any prize will be awarded. The winner must complete and sign a WPSD-TV contest release form in order to claim their prize. Forms will be at Hampton Inn & Suites.
Prizes are not transferable, redeemable for cash or exchangeable for any other prize. Any person winning over $600 in prizes from a station will receive an IRS form 1099 at the end of the calendar year and a copy of such form will be filed with the IRS.
Winners acknowledge that WPSD-TV and prize sponsors have the right to publicize and broadcast winners’ name, likeness and voice to promote their participation in Celebrating Heroes During the Holiday contest.

Prize substitutions, rule changes or additions, and contest modifications or withdrawal may occur at the discretion of the management of WPSD-TV.

By entering, participants release and hold harmless Paxton Media Group, Hampton Inn & Suites and their respective subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, employees and agents from any and all liability for any injuries, loss, damage or cost of any kind, including reasonable attorneys’ fees arising from or in connection with the promotion or any prize won. Restrictions, conditions and limitations apply.

Questions about this contest? Email us at: contest@wpsdtv.com