Holiday Lights Rules

WPSD is celebrating this Holiday season by collecting the best Holiday Themed videos and images. Just submit your photos and videos to the You News Holiday Lights Channel for a chance to win a great prize back brought to you by Montgomery Gardens and Paducah Bank!

Total package valued at $300

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 14th, 2009 to January 8th, 2010.

No entries will be accepted after midnight eastern January 8th, 2010. A panel of judges from WPSD will determine the winner. The winner’s name will be posted on by noon on January 11th,2010.

The Grand Prize includes:

$100 Gift Card to Montgomery Gardens

$!00 Visa Gift Card from Paducah Bank

Total package valued at $300.

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

The Grand Prize winner must claim the prize voucher in person at WPSD-TV, 100 Television Lane, Paducah, Kentucky, between 8am and 5pm Monday through Friday. Winners must present positive identification at that time. Prizes must be claimed by December 30 2009, or it 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 winner must provide WPSD-TV 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.

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 the Ugly Couch 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, Paducah Warehouse Furniture, 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.

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YouNews national prizes rules:

1. ELIGIBILITY: Open to legal residents of the 50 U.S. states, District of Columbia and Guam, 13 years or older as of 12/14/09.

2. SPONSOR: the Sponsor of this contest is Broadcast Interactive Media dba "YouNewsTV" or "YouNews". Employees of Sponsor, and any of their respective subsidiaries, affiliates, divisions and/or advertising and promotion agencies and their immediate family and household members are not eligible. Contest subject to applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations.

3. HOW TO ENTER: Submit a Holiday video or photo to YouNews™ any time between Monday, December 14, 2009 at 12:00 PM EST and Friday, January 8, 2010 at Midnight EST. There is no limit to the number of submissions per person or per household, but only Holiday content will be eligible to win, and there is a limit of 1 prize / person / family / household. In the event the same content is submitted by more than one entrant, only the first entry received will qualify.

4. WINNER SELECTION: After the entry window closes, YouNews editors will determine the top 4 submissions. Entries will be judged on originality, content quality, as well as the submitters ability to "capture" the season with a video or photo.

YouNews editors reserve the right to eliminate a category or choose more than one winner from a category if suitable submissions are not received. Winners will be announced on or before Friday, January 15, 2010. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a Prize of equal or greater value in the event that the Prize is unavailable for any reason.

National Prize (4 awarded):

Nintendo Wii™plus $100 in Games

5. CLAIMING PRIZES/RELEASES: Potential Prize winners will be required to complete, execute and return an Affidavit of Eligibility, Liability and Publicity Release and any other required documents within fourteen (14) days of receipt. If Winner(s) fail to comply with the Official Rules and/or to submit required documentation within the designated period, the Prize will be awarded to an alternate entrant as determined by YouNews Editors.

6. GENERAL: Contest subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws. By entering this Contest, Entrants and Prize Winners agree to be bound by these Official Rules; agree to release Sponsor and its Related Entities from any and all liability for any loss, harm, damages, costs or expenses, including without limitation property damages, personal injury and/or death arising out of participating in this Contest, or the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of prize and claims based on publicity rights, defamation or invasion of privacy, copyright infringement, trademark infringement or any other intellectual property right and merchandise delivery; Prize winners consent to the use of his/her name, submitted entry, photograph, likeness, and text for advertising and promotional purposes in any medium throughout the world in perpetuity without additional compensation unless prohibited by law. Prize Winners acknowledge that the stated parties have neither made nor are responsible or liable for any warranty, representation, or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to any Prize, including but not limited to its quality, mechanical condition or fitness for a particular purpose.

7. INTERNET: If for any reason this Contest is not capable of running as planned due to an infection by a computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of the Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Contest, the Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process, and to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Contest. The Sponsor and its Related Entities assume no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries. The Sponsor and its Related Entities are not responsible for any problems or technical malfunctions of any telephone network or telephone lines, computer on-line systems, servers, or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any e-mail or entry to be received by the Sponsor due to technical problems, human error or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any Web site, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to participant’s or any other person’s computer relating to or resulting from participating in this Contest or downloading any materials in this Contest. Sponsor reserves the right to prohibit the participation of an individual if fraud or tampering is suspected, or if the individual fails to comply with any requirement of participation as stated herein or with any provision in these Official Rules.

8. TERMS OF USE/PRIVACY: Contest and contest submissions are also governed by all YouNewsTV Terms of Use and YouNewsTV Privacy statements.

NOTE: Nintendo Wii™ consoles and $100 gift cards will be purchased by the Contest Sponsor. Nintendo is not an official Prize Provider and is not legally associated with the Contest in any way.