“Windy City LIVE” and WLS Television, Inc.  (Hereinafter collectively referred to as “Sponsor”).


Entrants must be 18 years of age or older as of February 20, 2017 and legal residents of Illinois, Indiana and Wisconsin; residing 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. and/or 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 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.



Sweepstakes begins on FEBRUARY 20, 2017 at 12:01AM Central Time (CT) and ends on 11:00PM  CT FEBRUARY 28, 2017 (“Promotion Period”).

To enter via Mobile App: 

Entrants must first download the free ABC7 Chicago mobile app.  iOS users can use the following link to download the app: Android users can use the following link to down the app:  Entrants must then open the mobile app and look for the “Wheel of Fortune” sweepstakes graphic on the main page.  Tapping on the graphic will take the entrant to the entry page.  Entrants will be required to submit a first and last name, contact phone number, and a valid email address.   

To enter via Website: 

Entrants must go to the ABC7 Chicago web site (, click on the “Promotions” graphic and scroll down to the “Rogue One” Sweepstakes information to click the official entry link: Entrants will be required to submit a first and last name, complete mailing address, contact phone number, and a valid email address.    

Limit one (1) Entry per person/email address during promotion period.

Sponsor not responsible for “entry” not received. Sponsor can provide no technical support and accepts no responsibility for insuring the receipt or successful submission of your entry.  Mass entries or entries generated by a script, macro or use of automated methods will be disqualified.  Sponsor is 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 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, or other causes 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 or 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.  In the event of a dispute over an electronic entry, prize will be awarded to the authorized subscriber of the e-mail account, not the name on the entry form.  Except as otherwise contemplated by these Rules, and to the extent entrants may otherwise elect at the time of Entry, information provided by you for these Sweepstakes is subject to Sponsor’s privacy policy located at (“Privacy Policy”).


Seven (7) Prize Winners from the entry pool will be selected at random on or around March 1, 9:00am from all valid entries.    

Sponsor may or may not draw and/or announce the winner’s name on air.

Winners will be notified by telephone and/or email on or around 9:30AM CT, March 1, 2017.    

If contact with winner is not made within 24 hours the winner will be disqualified and an alternate will be selected from the remaining valid entries from the same entry pool.  Prize Winners’ signed release form, Sony Studios Vendor Form and W9 Federal Tax Form must be returned to WLS no later than 12:00PM CT, March 3, 2017 or Prize Winner will forfeit prize.

Failure to timely comply with any requirement of these terms and conditions will result in the winning entrant being deemed ineligible for any prize. 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 will be selected at random from the same entry pool as the original entry was selected. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.

Final determination of winner is always conditional on verification of eligibility and compliance with all rules and procedures. 


GRAND PRIZE: One (1) Wheel of Fortune Vacation Prize Package which includes: round-trip economy class air fare for two (2) people from Chicago, IL to Los Angeles, CA; three (3) nights standard hotel accommodations in a single room at Hilton Universal City Hotel, Universal City, CA; two (2) tickets to tour Sony Studios; two (2)  Universal Studios Hollywood passes; two (2) VIP passes to attend a taping of Wheel of Fortune; ground transportation to/from airport in Los Angeles, CA as well as ground transportation to/from hotel to Sony Studios tour; one-thousand dollars ($1,000) spending money; total ARV of Grand Prize: $3268.00 US.

Travel companion must be at least 18-years of age by February 28, 2017. Winner and travel companion must share hotel accommodations.  Winner and travel companion must be available to travel on the same itinerary during the week of March 19, 2017.  Exact dates to be determined by Sponsor.  “Wheel of Fortune” taping is scheduled for Thursday, March 23, 2017 (subject to change). Additional restrictions may apply.

The ARV's of all prizes are furnished by the prize suppliers. If the actual value of the prize is less than stated approximate retail value, the difference will not be awarded.

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.

All expenses not specifically provided for herein are the winner’s sole responsibility.  Some restrictions may apply.

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.  Sponsor is not responsible for cancellation or preemption of show and/or studio tours or for other circumstances that make it impractical or impossible to fulfill this element of the prize.  If it becomes impractical or impossible to fulfill an element of this prize, Sponsor’s only obligation will be to provide the remainder, if any, of prize.


By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these official rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, Judges and/or the sweepstakes administrator, which shall be final in all respects.

By participating in this Contest and accepting any prize that they may win, entrants agree to release WLS Television, Inc., its 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, as well as  Facebook, Califon Productions, Inc., Sony Pictures Television Inc. and CBS Television Distribution (collectively, the “Released Parties”)  from any and all actions, claims, injury, loss or damage arising in any manner, directly or indirectly, from participation in this Contest 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.


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 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 the ABC7Chicago  web site (, for at least 30 days after sweepstakes end date.