CBS4/My33 White Hot Heat Fan Photo Contest Rules AS AMENDED


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1.    How to Enter the Contest:

The CBS4/My33 White Hot Heat Fan Photo will run from Monday May 30, 2011 9:30am through Tuesday, June 14th, 2011 at 11:59 pm.. Public judging in the contest will begin on Wednesday, June 15th at 5 pm. through Friday, June 17th at 5:00 p.m.
(a)    To participate in the contest, log on to and register for your chance to win an Apple iPad 2 by submitting your White Hot Heat fan digital photo.  Fans will be asked to digitally upload, using the provided form, a suitable digital photo showing themselves, their friends, coworkers, home, auto, pets, or other representation of  Miami Heat fan enthusiasm. The subject matter of the photo must be suitable for public display on the internet and on television. This is a judged contest.

(b)    One entry per day, per person, per household, no mechanically reproduced entries.  Additional entries per household will cause all entries from the household to be disqualified.

(c)    Contest sponsor is not responsible for late, lost, stolen, misdirected, misaddressed, incomplete or illegible entries.  Sponsor is not responsible for technical or computer failures, errors or data loss of any kind, lost or unavailable Internet connections, or failed, incomplete, garbled or deleted computer or network transmissions, inability to access any Web site or on-line service, or any other error or malfunction, or late, lost, illegible or misdirected entries. Entry materials that have been tampered with or altered are void. If the judges determine, in their sole discretion, that there is any suspected or actual electronic tampering with the Contest or if technical difficulties compromise the integrity of the Contest, the judges reserve the right to void the entries at issue and/or terminate the Contest and conduct a random drawing to award the prize among all eligible entries received as of the termination date. If the Contest is terminated due to tampering or technical difficulties prior to its expiration date, notice will be posted at 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, or any other causes beyond the control of Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Contest, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Contest. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any entrant that tampers with the operation of the Contest or website or violates the Official Rules of the Contest.

By use of this website and by entering the Contest, you agree to the Station’s Web Site Terms of Use Agreement and to the use of your personal information as described in the Privacy Policy.

Broadcasts are subject to preemptions and scheduling changes. If such changes occur they will be posted on the WFOR-TV website.

(d)        Entry deemed made by holder of e-mail account.

(e)    Odds of winning depend on number of correct entries received.

2.    Eligibility Restrictions:

a.    The Contest is open to all persons who are 18 years of age or older and who reside in Miami-Dade, Broward and Monroe Counties. WFOR-CBS4, WBFS-TV33 (the Stations), CBS Corporation, their licensees, and each of their corporate parents, subsidiaries, and affiliates, their advertising and promotional agencies, its participating sponsors, other television or radio stations in the Miami-Ft. Lauderdale market, the members of their immediate families (spouse, parent, sibling or child) and those living in the same household of each (whether related or not), are ineligible to enter or win.  This Promotion is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited

(b)    Viewers are eligible to win a CBS4 & TV33 contest only once every sixty days.  Only one winner per household is permitted in any contest. Viewers are eligible to win a prize valued at $600.00 or more only once every six months.

All entries become the sole property of Station and will not be returned.  By entering, entrants agree to abide by these rules, and warrant and represent that their entry is their original work.

(c)    Contestants are required to provide truthful information and the Station will reject and delete any entry that it discovers to be false or fraudulent.  The Station will disqualify any entry from individuals who do not meet the eligibility requirements, and the Station will also delete any entry received from persons under the age of 13.

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3.    Prizes:

(a)    One (1) winner will be selected from all entries received through a 2 part judging process. The winner will receive an Apple iPad 2, 32GB 3G wireless model (carrier selection and iPad color at the discretion of WFOR) with an approximate retail value of $800 including tax. Activation of cellular data service and associated fees is the responsibility of the prize winner. Activation is not a requirement for use of the iPad.

(b)    All prizes or prize certificates may be picked up at the station within three (3) days of notification. Contest release form will be emailed to winner on the day of notification and must be returned within 24 hours with a legible copy of the winner’s drivers’ license or valid ID to redeem prize. WFOR is not responsible for the safe arrival of a prize or prize certificate.

(c)    Contest prizes are not transferable.  Prizes may not be substituted for or redeemed for cash.  Station reserves the right to substitute prize of comparable value.

4.    Selection of Winners:

(a)    Decisions of contest sponsors with respect to the contest are final.

The winner will be selected in a 2 part judging contest. Fans will be allowed to submit suitable digital photographs until June 7th, the earliest possible ending date for the NBA Championship Series. At the close of the entry phase of the contest, an internal panel of WFOR judges will examine all entries and select 5 finalists, using the following formula: Creativity: 50%  Heat Fan effectiveness: 30%  Photo Quality 20%. The 5 finalists will be displayed on Starting June 9th at 9 am through Monday June 13th at 11:59 am. Visitors to the site can vote on their favorite photo. At the conclusion of the website visitors vote, the results will be tabulated and the submitter of the photo with the most votes will be named the winner.

(b)    Winner will be notified via phone and/or e-mail on Monday, June 20, 2011 by COB.

5.    Conditions:

(a)    Payment of all federal, state and local taxes are the sole responsibility of the winner and winner will receive an IRS Form 1099 or equivalent from Station.

(b)    By participating in the contest, the winner agrees to have their name, voice, or likeness, and the photo(s) submitted as part of any entry to be used on television and/or on any CBS owned or managed website or web device, such as but not limited to “apps”, to be used in any advertising or broadcasting material relating to this contest, and to sign a publicity release, affidavit of eligibility and release of liability prior to acceptance of the prize.  By accepting the prize, winner grants to Station the right to use the winner’s name, voice, picture and/or likeness for purposes of advertising and publicity in any and all media now known or hereafter invented, without further permission or additional compensation (except where prohibited by law).  All expenses on receipt and use of prize are the sole responsibility of winner.  Winner, by acceptance of their prizes, agrees to release Station, CBS Corporation, their respective parents and subsidiaries, and their respective advertising, promotion and production agencies from any and all liability, claims or actions of any kind whatsoever for injuries, damages or losses to persons and property which may be sustained in connection with the receipt, ownership or use of the prize or while preparing for, participating in, and/or traveling to any prize-related activity.

6.    Contest sponsors reserve the right to make changes in the rules of the contest, which will become effective upon announcement.

7.    Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other errors in the printing, the offering or the     administration of the contest or in the announcement of the prize.

8.    Failure to comply with the contest rules may result in a contestant’s disqualification.
9.    To obtain a copy of these official rules and/or the list of winners, please write by  August 20th, 2011 to:

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CBS4/My33 White Hot Heat Fan Photo Contest Rules
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