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Paula Sands Live "Sweetheart Sweepstakes" Official Promotion Rules

Paula Sands Live "Sweetheart Sweepstakes" Official Promotion Rules


1. Entries accepted February 3, 2014 through February 14, 2014 at 12:00 p.m. (Noon) Central Time.  The Promotion is being put on by Promoter, KWQC-TV6.  KWQC-TV6 will randomly pick a winner each during the promotion.

2. This Promotion is governed exclusively by the laws of the United States of America and the State of Iowa. You are not authorized to participate in the Promotion if you are not located within the KWQC-TV6 viewing area, as defined herein. Void where prohibited.


a: To enter this Promotion and be eligible to receive prizes as described herein, you must agree to be bound by these Official Promotion Rules.  By entering this Promotion, you agree that you have read these rules and understand and agree to be bound by them.  These rules form a binding legal agreement between you and the Promotion sponsors with respect to the Promotion.

b:  This Promotion is open only to legal residents of the eastern Iowa/western Illinois  KWQC-TV6 viewing area.  The viewing area consists of the following counties:

Illinois: Jo Daviess, Carroll, Whiteside, Lee, Bureau, Rock Island, Mercer, Henry, Stark, Knox, Warren, Henderson, Hancock, McDonoungh

Iowa: Dubuque, Jones, Jackson, Clinton, Cedar, Muscatine, Scott Johnson, Washington, Louisa, Henry, Des Moines, Lee.

All participants must be 18 years of age or older. To claim your prize you must present a validly-issued government photo identification during regular business hours at the KWQC-TV6 Broadcast Center, located at 805 Brady St.; Davenport, IA 52803.. If you fail to produce proper identification, your prize will be forfeited. Employees of KWQC-TV6, Young Broadcasting Group, Media General, our Promotion sponsors, their subsidiary and affiliated companies, advertising and promotional agencies and anyone involved in this sweepstakes production, development or handling, and immediate families/household members of anyone so employed are not eligible.

c: Entrants are required to provide truthful information and Promoter will reject and delete any entry that it discovers to be false or fraudulent. Promoter will disqualify any entry from individuals who do not meet the eligibility requirements, and Promoter will also delete any entry knowingly received from persons under the age of 13 in compliance with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act.


a:  Enter by visiting KWQC-TV6's Facebook page at website or mobile link and completing all of the required information and following all posted instructions. Complete the entry form and any other required fields and then submit your entry by clicking on the "Submit Entry" button. Your computer must accept cookies, or any successor or similar technology, which may be used for the purpose of entry tracking. Ad blocking software on your computer needs to be disabled so that it doesn't interfere with processing your entry.

Multiple entrants are not permitted to share the same email address or Facebook ID. 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 required to provide proof that he or she is the authorized account holder of the e-mail address associated with a winning entry. All entries become property of Promoter and none will be returned.

Entries are limited to only one email address entry per person per day during the Promotion. Additional entry or entries will be awarded to participants each time they use the share function of the Promotion, when choosing to share their completed entry form with friends or followers through Twitter or Facebook and an individual actually enters the Promotion through you "sharing" of the Promotion.

b:  All entrants via Facebook must comply with Facebook's terms of service.

c:  Use of any device to automate entry is prohibited. Proof of submission of an entry shall not be deemed proof of receipt by Promoter.

d:  The Promoter's computer is the official time keeping device for the Promotion. For purposes of this Promotion, a "Day" shall begin at 12:00:00 a.m. and shall end at 11:59:59 p.m.

e:  Participants may also enter the Promotion once daily by mailing a post card each day containing the participant's name, mailing address, age, and telephone number to:


PSL Sweetheart Sweepstakes


 805 Brady St.

Davenport, IA 52803


Participants who choose to enter via a postcard will be entered into the promotion the day the postcard arrives at the T.V. station (not the postmark date.)


a: All decisions by the Promoter are final and binding in matters relating to the Promotion.

b:  The winner will be determined by a random drawing.

c: Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received. Drawing may be done through an electronic script which will randomly select the winner by using a computer script designed to select random entry or entries.  Drawing may be conducted by any other method determined by the Promoter.

d: Winners do not need to watch or listen to KWQC-TV6 to win.

e: To the extent practical, the winner will be notified within two business days of the drawing date or as early as possible.  Winner may be notified by means including e-mail and/or other electronic messaging service including services offered by Facebook.

f: Each participant must comply with all terms and conditions set forth in these Official Rules, and winning is contingent upon fulfilling all such requirements.

g: The Winner must execute and return any required affidavit of eligibility and/or liability/publicity release within ten (10) days of notification attempt or winner will be disqualified and the prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner may be chosen. If a potential winner cannot be contacted, fails to complete, sign and return the required affidavit of eligibility and liability/publicity release within the required time period, or if a prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, potential winner will be disqualified and will forfeit the prize.


a: Prizes include one $100 VISA Gift Card each day Feb. 3rd through 13th and one $500 VISA Gift Card Feb. 14th

b: There is no substitution, or cash equivalent for the prize. 

c: All prizes must be picked up at the office of the Promoter at the address below. The winner will forfeit any prize or prize certificate not claimed within thirty (30) days of winning. Prize or prize certificates will not be mailed to the winner.

d:  By claiming the prize, the winner authorizes the use, without additional compensation, of his or her name and/or likeness and/or voice/photograph and municipality of residence for promotion and/or advertising purposes in any manner and in any medium (including, but not limited to, television broadcasts, radio broadcasts, newspapers and other publication, slides, videotape, distribution over the Internet, electronic transmission, and picture data storage) the Promoter may deem appropriate.


a. Payments of all federal, state and local taxes are solely the responsibility of the winner. Winner will be required to complete and submit an IRS Form W-9 or the equivalent including the winner's full Social Security Number for receipt of the prize. Failure to submit a complete W-9 or equivalent will result in disqualification and forfeiture of the prize.

b.  By participating in the Promotion, participant agrees to be bound by the decisions of the Promoter.  The Promoter reserves the right to disqualify any participant or winner and may refuse to award any prize to a person who is ineligible or has violated any rule, gained unfair advantage in participating in the contest, or obtained winner status using fraudulent means.  The Promoter will interpret these rules and resolve any disputes, conflicting claims or ambiguities concerning the rules or the Promotion and the Promoters decisions concerning such disputes shall be final.  If the conduct or outcome of the Promotion is affected by human error, any mechanical, technical, electronic, communications, telephone, computer, hardware, or software errors, malfunctions or failures of any kind, intentional interference or any other event beyond the control of the Promotion sponsors, the Promotion sponsors reserve the right to terminate this contest, or make such other decisions regarding the outcome as the Promoter deem appropriate.  All decisions made by the Promoter are final.  The Promoter may waive any of these rules in its sole discretion.

c.  The Promoter reserves the right to withdraw or terminate this Promotion at any time without prior notice.

d. By participating in the Promotion, the winner agrees to have his or her name, city, state, voice, or likeness used in any advertising or broadcasting material relating to this Promotion without additional financial or other compensation, and, where legal, to sign a publicity release confirming such consent prior to acceptance of the prize.

e. Prior to awarding any prize or prize certificate, and depending on the nature of the prize and eligibility requirements of the contest, the Promoter in its sole discretion will require verification of Promotion winner's identification by a showing of valid government-issued photo identification. By participating in the Promotion, winner agrees to release and hold harmless Promoter, its sponsor(s), and Promotional partner(s), Facebook, and each of their parent, subsidiary and affiliated entities, and the officers, shareholders, directors, employees, agents and representatives of each of them (collectively, the "Released Parties") for any and all claims or liability arising directly or indirectly from the prize or participation in the Promotion. Promoter will also require eligible Promotion winners and their guests or travel companions, if any (as well as each of their parent(s) or legal guardian(s), if winners, guests or travel companions are under the age of majority in their state of residence), to sign a liability release confirming such consent.

f. Promoter, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify any person (and all of their entries) from this Promotion if he or she tampers with the entry process, the operation of the Promotion, or the operation of Promoter's web channel or is otherwise in violation of the rules. Promoter further reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to modify, cancel, terminate or suspend the Promotion, or any part of it, if it is not capable of completion as planned or if any fraud, technical failures or any factor beyond the Promoter's control, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention or technical failures of any sort, corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Promotion as determined by Promoter in is sole discretion. Any attempt by a participant, entrant or any other person to deliberately damage any Promoter web channel or to undermine the legitimate operation of this Promotion may be a violation of criminal and civil laws. Should such an attempt be made, Promoter reserves the right to seek full prosecution and/or damages from any such individual to the fullest extent permitted by law. Promoter's failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of this provision. If due to circumstances beyond the control of Promoter, any competition or prize-related event or travel is delayed, rescheduled, postponed or cancelled, Promoter reserves the right, but not the obligation, to modify, suspend or cancel the Promotion and shall not be required to award a substitute prize.

g. The Released Parties are not responsible for (i) typographical or other errors in the printing, the offering or the administration of the Promotion, or in the announcement of a prize; (ii) entries not received due to difficulty accessing the Internet, service outage or delays, computer difficulties, malfunctions, disconnections, other technological failures, telephone service outages, delays, dropped calls, or busy signals; or (iii) lost, stolen, mangled, miss-delivered, postage due, illegible, incomplete, incorrect, or late entries; (iv) lost or stolen prizes; or, (v) lost or stolen contest information.

h. To obtain a copy of the Official Rules or a list of winners following completion of the Promotion (please specify which), send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to:  "PSL Sweetheart Sweepstakes" Official Rules Request, KWQC-TV6, 805 Brady St., Davenport, IA 52803. A copy of the Official Rules is also available during regular business hours at KWQC-TV6 at the above address, as well as online at All such requests must be received within thirty (30) days following completion of the Promotion.

i. This Promotion is not sponsored, endorsed, or administered by or associated with Facebook.


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