1. HOW IT WORKS: No Purchase Necessary. To enter, (a) Online - Go to www.abc7chicago.com and click on the ABC 7 and Cirque Du Soleil's "OVO" Summer In The City Sweepstakes icon. Type in the information requested in full along with your video URL path; or (b) U.S. Mail -- On a 3x5 post card include your First Name, last Name, gender, address to include city, state and postal code, day time phone number, and birth date. Mail your entry to ABC 7 and Cirque Du Soleil's "OVO" Summer In The City Sweepstakes, c/o WLS-TV, P.O. Box 64389, Chicago, Illinois 60664-0389. All entries must be postmarked and received by May 5th, 2011. Limit one entry per person, mailing address or e-mail address (regardless of weather more than one person uses the same mailing or e-mail address.) Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late or misdirected mail or email. All entries remain the property of sponsors and will not be acknowledged or returned. One Grand Prize Winner will be selected on or about May 9th, 2011.
2. ELIGIBILITY: One Entry per person. Any individuals (including but not limited to employees, consultants, independent contractors, and interns), who have, within the past six months, performed services for WLS Television, Inc, Cirque Du Soleil, The Four Seasons Hotel, any organizations responsible for sponsoring, fulfilling, administering, advertising or promoting the contest 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, stepparents, children, step-children, siblings, step-siblings, or spouses. "Household members" shall mean people who share the same residence at least three months a year. Void where prohibited. Entrants must be residents in the viewing areas of Illinois, Indiana, Michigan or Wisconsin.
3. TO CLAIM PRIZE: Winners will be pulled on or around May 9th, 2011. The winner will be contacted by telephone and/or U.S. mail by WLS-TV. Prize release forms will be sent overnight. Prize fulfillment will be coordinated between the winner and WLS-TV/ABC 7 Chicago once forms are completed and returned to WLS-TV/ABC 7 Chicago. No substitutions or transfer of prize will be permitted. If winner is under 18 years old, prize will be awarded to parent or guardian. Unclaimed prize will not be awarded. 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 the time period specified by station.
4. VERIFICATION: Winning entries are subject to verification. Any entry which is ineligible, mutilated, altered, duplicated, tampered with or was not obtained legitimately is null and void. All entries become property of WLS-TV/ABC 7 Chicago. WLS-TV/ABC 7 Chicago and abc7chicgao.com are not responsible for failed, partial or garbled computer transmissions, or for technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to electronic malfunction or damage of any network, hardware of software. If for any reason the contest is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, other causes beyond sponsor's control that corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the sweepstakes, WLS Television, Inc. reserves the right, in its sole discretion to disqualify any individuals 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 or any email or electronic entry to be received on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet at any Website, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to entrants or any other person's computer related to or resulting from participating in or downloading any material from this sweepstakes. In the event of a dispute of an electronic entry, prize will be awarded to the name on the entry form, not the owner of the email account.
5. AVAILABLE PRIZE/OFFER: Odds of winning are based on the number of entries received between April 18th, 2011 and May 5th, 2011. Unclaimed prizes will not be awarded.
Winner must claim/accept and have signed/completed release forms to WLS-TV/ABC 7 Chicago no later than May 25th 2011. Unclaimed prize will not be awarded. Total value of prize is $1,729. Winners will receive a 1099 tax form reflecting the total value of the prize.
6. GENERAL RULES: No substitutions or transfer of prize will be permitted. The prize may not be sold, traded, transferred, refunded, commissioned or redeemed for cash value, except by WLS-TV/ABC 7 Chicago in its sole discretion. Winner must be 18 or older. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. Sponsors are not responsible for late, postage due, lost, stolen, misdirected, mutilated or illegible mail. Verification of winners is under the supervision of WLS-TV/ABC 7 Chicago, whose decision is final as to all contest related matters. By participating in this promotion, entrants agree to be bound by the Official Rules and the decisions of the sponsors with respect to all contest related matters. Acceptance of prize constitutes permission to the sponsor and its agencies to use winner's name, city of residence and/or likeness for purposes of advertising and trade without further compensation, unless prohibited by law. By accepting prize, winners and guests also agree to release WLS-TV/ABC 7 Chicago, Cirque Du Soleil, Four Seasons Hotel, and each of their advertising and promotion companies, and each of their respective parent, subsidiary, affiliated and successor companies from any and all claims for damage, expense, injury or harm resulting from their participation in this contest and their acceptance or use of the prize. For the name of the winner, send a self addressed, stamped envelope to ABC 7 and Cirque Du Soleil's "OVO" Summer In The City Sweepstakes c/o WLS-TV, 190 N. State Street, Chicago, Illinois 60601 by June 1st, 2011. Void where prohibited by law.