ABC 7 CHICAGO’S
JANUARY TRIP TO PUNTA CANA SWEEPSTAKES OFFICIAL RULES
I. NAME OF SPONSOR(S)
WLS Television, Inc., (hereafter referred to as “Sponsor”)
Open only to legal residents of Illinois, Indiana and Wisconsin; 18 years of age or older as of January 22, 2019; and must reside in one of the following counties: in Illinois - Lake, McHenry, DeKalb, Kane DuPage, Cook, Kendall, Will Grundy, Kankakee, La Salle; in Indiana - Lake, Porter, La Porte, Newton, Jasper; and in Wisconsin - Kenosha, Walworth, Racine.
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. any organizations responsible for sponsoring, fulfilling, administering, advertising or promoting the sweepstakes or supplying the prize, and their respective parent, subsidiary, affiliated and successor companies, and immediate family and household members of such individuals, are not eligible to nominate or be nominated. "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. Potential winner will be required to provide proof of eligibility prior to prize award. Subject to all applicable federal, state, local, and municipal laws and regulations.
III. HOW AND WHEN TO ENTER
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.
To enter via Direct Link:
Type the following link into a web browser or click it: https://woobox.com/udr3yv
Entrants will be required to submit a first and last name, contact phone number, a valid email address, city and state of residency. Entrants must also agree to the terms and conditions of the Sweepstakes.
To enter via Website:
Entrants must go to the ABC 7 web site (http://www.ABC7Chicago.com), click on the “Trip Giveaway” graphic on the homepage that will direct them to click the official entry page. Entrants will be required to submit a first and last name, contact phone number, a valid email address, city and state of residency. Entrants must also agree to the terms and conditions of the Sweepstakes.
To enter via Facebook:
Entrants must go to the ABC 7 Facebook page (http://www.Facebook.com/ABC7Chicago) and click the link on the post that will direct them to the official entry page. Entrants will be required to submit a first and last name, contact phone number, a valid email address, city and state of residency. Entrants must also agree to the terms and conditions of the Sweepstakes.
Sweepstakes begins on TUESDAY JANUARY 29 2019 at 9:00 AM Central Time (CT) and ends on FRIDAY FEBRUARY 8 2019 at 11:59 PM CT (“Promotion Period”).
Limit one (1) entry per person regardless of method of entry (i.e., you cannot enter by both methods).
For Facebook entries, you understand that you are providing your information to Sponsor and not to Facebook, and that this Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered or associated with Facebook. Any questions, comments or complaints regarding this Sweepstakes should be directed to Sponsor, and not Facebook.
By clicking the check box next to the statement: “I have read and accept these Official Rules,” and the submit button, you signify that you have read and agree to these official rules and meet the eligibility requirements. If you do not check the box indicating your confirmation of and agreement to the above, then you will not be entered in the sweepstakes and cannot win a prize.
IV. HOW AND WHEN WINNERS WILL BE SELECTED AND NOTIFIED
One (1) Grand Prize Winner (“Winner”) will be selected at random on or about 12:00 PM CT on MONDAY FEBRUARY 11 2019 from all valid entries.
In the event winner is deemed ineligible, fails to comply with Sweepstakes procedures, or is not available to claim prize during specified dates, then an alternate winner may be selected at random, time permitting at Sponsor’s discretion.
Winner will be notified by e-mail and or phone on or about 12:00 PM CT on TUESDAY FEBRUARY 12 2019.
Limit one prize per winner for this Sweepstakes.
Odds of winning depend on number of valid entries received.
Final determination of winners are always conditional on verification of eligibility and compliance with all rules and procedures.
One Grand Prize Winner will win a Prize for Winner and (1) Guest
Prize Package Includes: One (1) four-night trip for two (2) adults to ‘Now Larimar Punta Cana’ in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. Winner must give travel dates to Prize Provider within (3) months and take trip before8/1/2019.
Trip includes four-night hotel accommodations, roundtrip airfare from ORD Chicago O’Hare airport, ground transfers to/from the airport and hotel, inclusive resort package based on availability, and the assistance of an Apple Vacations Representative. Prize valued at $2,500.00 dollars.
Prize must be used in its entirety no later than August 1, 2019.
PASSPORT REQUIRED FOR TRAVEL TO PUNTA CANA, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC.
Final actual value at time of booking and travel may be substantially more or less depending on dates of travel, point of origin and ticket availability. Some restrictions apply.
Prize must be accepted as awarded or prize will be forfeited and awarded to an alternate winner. Travel accommodations and other restrictions apply. All costs and expenses associated with prize acceptance and use not specified herein as being provided, including but not limited to lodging, transportation costs, meals, gratuities and other expenses incurred by accepting the prize, are the sole responsibility of the winner. No prize substitutions, cash equivalent, or transfer of prizes permitted except at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to award a prize of greater or equal value if the prize is unavailable for any reason.
Winner’s travel companion must be 18 years of age or older at the time of trip. Each winner and his or her companions must travel together on the same itinerary and possess all required travel documents, including a valid photo ID.
Final actual value at time of booking and travel may vary depending on dates of travel, point of origin and ticket availability. Some restrictions apply. If the actual value of a prize is less than the stated ARV, the difference will not be awarded. Winners are not entitled to exchange or transfer prizes or to obtain other substitutes, but Sponsor in its sole discretion may substitute prizes of equal or greater value. Sponsor reserves the right to structure travel route in its sole discretion. If winner elects to travel without a guest(s), no additional compensation will be awarded. If a Prize trip is outside the U.S. or Canada (if winner is a resident there), winner and guest(s) (if applicable) are solely responsible for obtaining all necessary travel documents including passports and visas. The U.S. State Department requires all international travelers to present a government issued passport for U.S. Customs re-entry after air, land or sea travel. For more information please visit the State Department's consular website www.travel.state.gov or the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's website www.dhs.gov. In the event that a prize component is not available during the time of the trip for whatever reason (e.g., weather conditions), then remaining elements of prize or prize components shall constitute full satisfaction of Sponsor's prize obligation to winner and no additional compensation will be awarded in lieu thereof. Prize winner and/or his/her travel guest(s) must have/present at least one major credit card in good standing in order to check into a hotel, cruise or resort. All other expenses and incidentals not specifically mentioned as being included are excluded and are winner's sole accommodations for two (2) for five (5) days and four (4) nights roundtrip air from ORD Chicago O’Hare airport, ground transfers to/from the airport and hotel, all meals and drinks and the assistance of an Apple Vacations Representative. Prize incudes, but is not limited to taxes, air transfers, government fees, unspecified ground transportation, meals, gratuities, hotel incidentals, telephone calls, port charges and taxes, government fees, shore excursion(s), souvenirs, gift shop purchases, spas, meals in alternate dining venues, travel documents, service charges and travel insurance premiums, trip and travel insurance, and required immunizations if applicable.
In the event a traveler and/or his or her travel companions engage in behavior that (as determined by Sponsor in Sponsor’s sole discretion) is obnoxious or threatening, illegal or that is intended to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person, Sponsor reserves the right to terminate the trip or other applicable experience early, in whole or in part, and send winner and travel companion home with no further compensation.
By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which shall be final in all respects.
By participating in the sweepstakes and/or accepting any prize that they may win, entrants agree to release WLS Television, Inc., Apple Vacations, their respective parent, subsidiary, affiliated and successor companies, advertising and promotion agencies and prize suppliers, and each of their respective officers, directors, agents, representatives and employees, as well as each of their respective successors, representatives and assigns, and Facebook (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from any and all actions, claims, injury, loss or damage arising in any manner, directly or indirectly, from participation in the sweepstakes and/or acceptance or use of the prize.
Entrants authorize the Released Parties to use their name, voice, likeness, biographical data, city and state of residence and entry materials in programming or promotional material, in any media now known or hereafter created or conceived, worldwide in perpetuity, or on a winner’s list, if applicable, without further compensation unless prohibited by law. Sponsor is not obligated to use any of the above-mentioned information or materials, but may do so and may edit such information or materials, at Sponsor’s sole discretion, without further obligation or compensation.
To claim prize winner must: (a) provide proof of winner’s age, residency, and legal status; (b) sign and return eligibility, publicity, liability, rules compliance and any other releases requested by Sponsor; and (c) have winner’s intended guest(s) or travel companion(s), if any, sign and return releases requested by Sponsor; all within the time period(s) specified by Sponsor.
VII. MISCELLANEOUS; WINNERS’ LIST
A Purchase or Payment does not enhance chance of winning. 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 sweepstakes 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 sweepstakes as originally planned.
List of winners and these Rules will be posted on ABC7Chicago.com for at least 30 days after winner(s) are notified or announced.