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Only Montana Photo Contest

Published On: Feb 24 2012 10:58:55 AM MST
Updated On: Mar 01 2012 02:54:43 AM MST

ONLY MONTANA Contest

OFFICIAL RULES

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCE OF WINNING. THIS PROMOTION IS VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.

HOW TO ENTER

The Only Montana contest will begin on Thursday January 31, 2012 and end on March 10, 2013.

This is an online and mail-in contest only. This contest features weekly winners.

ONLINE:

To participate in the Only Montana Contest online, fill out an entry form at www.nbcmontana.com beginning on Thursday March 1, 2012. Registration forms must be completely filled out to qualify an entrant. Once you have registered, you must submit a picture(s) to be entered in the contest, describe the picture and explain why your picture represents something that is Only Montana. The weekly contest will run from Monday through Sunday. The deadline for weekly entries will be Fridays at 12noon with the winner being announced the following Monday night. The first prize drawing will be Monday March 12, 2012.

Everyone who correctly registers under Only Montana and submits an eligible picture is eligible for the weekly prize (t-shirt).

KECI 13, KTVM 6 and 42, KCFW 9, and Bonten Media (?Bonten?) are not responsible for technological or other problems in submitting online entries including but not limited to: service outages, Internet transmission errors, illegible entries, delays, busy signals, equipment malfunctions.

MAIL-IN: To participate in the Only Montana Contest by mail, send in a picture along with a separate piece of paper which includes with the following information:

Name

Address

Phone number

Describe the picture and explain why your picture subject is an example of Only Montana

Entries should be mailed to:

NBC Montana340 West MainMissoula, Montana 59802

Weekly mail-in deadline: The deadline for receiving weekly entries will be Friday at 12noon with the winner being announced the following Monday night. The first prize drawing will be Monday March 12, 2012.

All submitted pictures will be considered property of KECI 13, KTVM 6 and 42, KCFW 9 and Bonten Media.

KECI 13, KTVM 6 and 42, KCFW 9 and Bonten Media are not responsible for mail delivery delays, non-delivery days, damage to entry during mailing, illegible entries and any other difficulties which could prevent receipt of an entry by mail.

GENERAL RULES:

You can enter as many pictures as you like. There will be only one winner of one prize (T-shirt ) per week.

Anyone entering the contest and submitting a picture, video, graphic, or other image, warrants that they are the owner of the photograph (and all the intellectual property rights in the photograph submitted), and that no other person, company or other entity has any rights to the entered photograph. You may not contribute photos that contain expressions of hate, abuse, offensive images or conduct, obscenity or pornography or any material that could give rise to any civil or criminal liability under applicable law or regulations.

Entrant grants to KECI 13, KTVM 6 and 42, KCFW 9 , and Bonten Media irrevocable, perpetual, worldwide non-exclusive license to reproduce, distribute, display, and create derivative works of the entry. Bonten has the right to freely assign this license to any successor(s) in interest.

Display or publication of any entry on any Bonten station, mobile device, website or other platform does not indicate the entrant will be selected as a winner Possible use of contest-submitted material includes (but is not limited to) promotion, stories, articles, copy and commercial use, articles and special projects. This includes use in all media forms (including but not limited to newspapers, magazines, radio, broadcast television, internet, cable and satellite television). Additionally, by entering, each entrant grants Bonten the unrestricted right to use all statements made in connection with the Contest, and pictures or likenesses of Contest entrants, or choose not to do so, at their sole discretion. KECI 13, KTVM 6 and 42, KCFW 9 , and Bonten

Media will not be required to pay any additional consideration or seek any additional approval in connection with such use

PARTICIPANT ELIGIBILITY

The contest is open to all KECI 13, KTVM 6 and 42, KCFW 9 viewers who are 18 years of age or older and who legally reside in the KECI 13, KTVM 6 and 42, KCFW 9 SERVICE AREA. Not eligible to participate or win: Employees of KECI 13, KTVM 6 and 42, KCFW 9 (and members of their immediate families) their licensee, corporate parents, subsidiaries, and affiliates, their advertising agencies, participating sponsors/promotional partners, other television stations in the Montana service area. Subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited.

Only one weekly winner per household is permitted.

PRIZES

Weekly prizes will be special ?GOT GRAUPEL?? t shirts (approximate retail value $30.00) for the top picture of the week. One t-shirt per winner, one winner per week.

All prizes or prize certificates may be picked up at the main office of KECI 13, KTVM 6 and 42, KCFW 9 at the address below. The winner will forfeit any prize or prize certificate not claimed within forty-five (45) days of winning. If a prize or prize certificate is mailed to the winner, it will be with the prior written consent of the winner and therefore, winner assumes the risk of its loss. The Station is not responsible for the safe arrival of a prize or prize certificate.

There is no substitution, transfer, or cash equivalent for prizes, except that the stations may, at their sole discretion, substitute prizes of comparable value or cash. The prizes are expressly limited to the item(s) listed above and do not include taxes, gratuities or any other expenses. Other restrictions may apply.

WINNER SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION

The contest will begin on Thursday, March 1, 2012 and end on Monday, March 11, 2013. Pictures submitted on nbcmontana.com or in the mail by 12noon Friday each week will be considered eligible for the weekly prize with the winner being announced the following Monday night. The first prize drawing will be Monday March 12, 2012.

Each week, the winning pictures will be determined by random drawing of submitted pictures/images for the week and a final ruling by a KECI 13, KTVM 6 and 42, KCFW 9 panel of judges. All decisions are final.

One weekly winner will be announced during the 10pm newscast on KECI 13, KTVM 6 and 42, KCFW 9 each Monday starting on Monday, March 12, 2010. There will only be one winner each week.

Odds of winning depend upon the number of entries and the judging panel?s final decision. Decisions of KECI 13, KTVM 6 and 42, KCFW 9 management with respect to the contest are final.

All winners will be posted on nbcmontana.com and can be seen by clicking the ?Got Graupel? banner. Winners may also be featured in on-air spots on KECI 13, KTVM 6 and 42, KCFW 9 and will be asked to submit a picture of themselves In their ?Got Graupel? t-shirt.

A list of winners may also be requested by mail; please send request to:

NBC Montana340 West MainMissoula, Montana 59802

Winners will be asked to submit a picture of themselves In their ?Got Graupel? t-shirt and must execute and return any required affidavit of eligibility and/or liability/publicity release within fourteen (14) days of notification attempt or prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner may be chosen by KECI 13, KTVM 6 and 42, KCFW 9 management. If a potential winner cannot be contacted, fails to sign and return any required forms including affidavit of eligibility and/or liability/publicity release within the required time period, or if a prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, potential winner forfeits prize.

CONDITIONS

At its sole discretion, prior to awarding any prize or prize certificate, KECI 13, KTVM 6 and 42, KCFW 9 may require contest winners to sign a liability release, agreeing to hold KECI 13, KTVM 6 and 42, KCFW 9, its parent, subsidiary and affiliated corporations, its corporate licensee, and the officers, shareholders, directors, employees, agents and representatives of each of them harmless against any and all claims or liability arising directly or indirectly from the prize or participation in the contest.

Payments of all federal, state and local taxes are solely the responsibility of the winners. Winners may be required to sign an IRS Form W-9 or the equivalent.

KECI 13, KTVM 6 and 42, KCFW 9 reserves the right to make changes in the rules of the contest, including the substitution of a prize of equivalent value, which will become effective upon announcement. In the event of a dispute, all decisions made by KECI 13, KTVM 6 and 42, KCFW 9, Bonten and its affiliates are final and binding.

Failure to comply with the contest rules or the nbcmontana.com Terms of Service may result in an entrant?s disqualification solely at the discretion of KECI 13, KTVM 6 and 42, KCFW 9.

KECI 13, KTVM 6 and 42, KCFW 9 is not responsible for typographical or other errors in the printing, the offering or the administration of the contest, or in the announcement of a prize.

Copies of the written contest rules and a list of winners (when complete) are available during regular business hours at the main studio of KECI 13, KTVM 6 and 42, KCFW 9 at:

NBC MONTANA310 West MainMissoula, Montana 59804

For a list of winners, visit the website at www.nbcmontana.com between Monday March 12, 2012 and Friday March 15, 2013 or write to request a list at address above.