II. ELIGIBILITY: Entrants must be 18 years of age and be legal residents of the United States who are physically located and residing in counties Harris, Fort Bend, Montgomery, Brazoria, Galveston, Liberty, Waller, Chambers, Austin, San Jacinto, Matagorda, Walker, Polk, Trinity, Grimes, Washington, Colorado, Wharton, Jackson and Calhoun in Texas ("Viewing Area"). Any individuals (including but not limited to employees, consultants, independent contractors, and interns) who have, within the past six months, performed services for KTRK-TV, KTRK Television, Inc., or any organizations responsible for sponsoring, fulfilling, administering, advertising or promoting the sweepstakes or supplying the prize, and/or their respective parent, subsidiary, affiliated and successor companies, and immediate family and household members of such individuals, are not eligible to enter or play. "Immediate family members" shall mean parents, step-parents, children, step-children, siblings, step-siblings, or spouses. "Household members" shall mean people who share the same residence at least three months a year.
III. HOW AND WHEN TO ENTER: NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Beginning FEBRUARY 13, 2013 at 9am CENTRAL TIME, enter on ABC13's Facebook page (Facebook.com/KTRKHouston) by clicking on the "Like" button and filling in all of the required fields in the ABC-13 Social media sweepstakes form. The sweepstakes will conclude on FEBRUARY 21, 2013 at 11:59pm CENTRAL TIME. Sponsors are not responsible for failed, partial or garbled computer transmissions, or technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to, electronic malfunction or damage of any network, hardware or software. If for any reason the sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, other cause beyond sponsor's control that corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the sweepstakes, 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 sweepstakes. No responsibility is assumed 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; or any problems or technical malfunctions of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers, or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any e-mail or electronic entry to be received on account of technical problems of traffic congestion on the internet or at any web-site, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to entrant's or any other person's computer related to or resulting from participation in or downloading any materials from this sweepstakes. Mass entries or entries generated by a script, macro or use of automated methods will be disqualified. In the event of a dispute over an electronic entry, prize will be awarded to the name on the entry form, not the owner of the e-mail account. You may enter once per day. Entries remain the property of Sponsor and will not be returned or acknowledged. If canceled, Sponsor reserves the right at its discretion to determine the winner using all non-suspect eligible entries received up to the time of cancellation. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook. You understand that you are providing your information to ABC13 and not to Facebook.
IV. HOW AND WHEN WINNER WILL BE SELECTED AND NOTIFIED: Winners will be selected in a random drawing from all eligible entries received.
Winners may be announced on ABC13 and abc13.com the day after they're drawn.
Odds of winning depend on number of valid entries received. Final determination of winner is always conditional on verification of eligibility and compliance with all rules and procedures. The winner will be notified by telephone or e-mail. If a potential winner cannot be reached within twenty-four (24) hours of notification of winning or if he/she is found to be ineligible, or if he/she cannot or does not comply with these Official Rules, winner will be disqualified and an alternate winner may be selected. Prize not claimed with 21 days will be forfeited. To claim prize (a) winner must provide proof of age, identity and residency, (b) winner must sign and return affidavit of eligibility/compliance with rules, publicity/liability release and indemnification all within time period specified by station.
V. PRIZE: There are TWO (2) grand prizes. Each grand prize prize consists of ONE (1) 46-inch TV and ONE (1) iPad 16Gb.
NOTE:The prize is awarded strictly as outlined above, is non transferable and may not be redeemed for cash value, any substitution or transfers are under the sole direction of the sponsors Total approximate value of each grand prize is $1,200. If the actual value of the prize is less than the stated ARV, the difference will not be awarded. Some restrictions apply. All expenses not specifically provided for herein are the winner's sole responsibility. Federal, state and local taxes, if any, are the sole responsibility of the winner, who will receive an IRS Form 1099 reflecting the final actual value of any prize valued at $600 or more. Winners are not entitled to exchange or transfer prizes or to obtain cash or other substitutes, but Sponsor in its sole discretion may substitute prizes of equal or greater value. Prize is subject to availability. The cash prize portion of the Grand prize is intended to assist the Grand Prize Winner with the taxes that may be associated with the receipt of the prize; there is no guarantee that this amount will cover any or all of the taxes or fees associated with the receipt of the prize. To claim prize winner must: (a) provide proof of winner's age, proof of insurance, residency, and legal status; (b) sign and return eligibility, publicity, liability, rules compliance and any other releases requested by Sponsor; and (c) provide photo identification upon pickup of prize from location to be determined. The additional cash prize is intended to assist the Winner with the payment of any taxes or fees associated with the receipt of the prize but is in no way guaranteed to cover any or all such expenses.
VII. MISCELLANEOUS; WINNERS' LIST: Void where prohibited. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process and to cancel, terminate, modify and/or suspend the contest in the event of tampering or other circumstances, including but not limited to acts of God or civil disturbance that render it impractical or impossible to complete or fulfill the contest as originally planned. For a list of winners, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: KTRK-TV, 3310 Bissonnet, Houston, Texas 77005 within 60 days after sweepstakes end date.