CMA Artist of the Day Watch and Win contest rules

“CMA® Artist of The Day” Sweepstakes
OFFICIAL RULES
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. 

The CMA® Artist of The Day Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) begins on October 2, 2017 and ends on October 16, 2017 during the dates and time listed in the TO ENTER section below (“Promotion Period”). The time will be determined by Sponsor’s timekeeping systems. Sponsor will have the sole discretion in determining the timeliness of any action or inaction related to this Sweepstakes. All times mentioned in these Official Rules are Mountain Time (“MT”) unless expressly noted otherwise.

Open only to legal U.S. residents who are at least 21 years of age or the age of majority in their state of residence, whichever is older, as of date of entry and who reside in Arizona in the following counties Pima, Santa Cruz, Cochise, Graham, Greenlee and Pinal. Void wherever prohibited by law and outside the listed counties. Employees of Scripps Media, Inc. d/b/a KGUN-TV (collectively, “Sponsor”) their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, prize suppliers, including any vendors providing services in connection with this Sweepstakes and the immediate family members (spouse, mother, father, in-laws, grandmother, grandfather, brother, sister, children and grandchildren) and/or those living in the same household of any of the foregoing individuals are not eligible. By participating, entrants agree to be bound by the Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor.  
 
TO ENTER:  During the Promotion Period, watch The Morning Blend (the “Show”) on KGUN- TV between 11:00 am and 12:00 pm Mountain Time (“MT”) weekdays or watch the re-airing of the Show on KWBA- TV between 1:00 pm and 2:00pm MT.  During the Show, the Country Music Artist of The Day (the “Keyword”) will be displayed. Once you have Keyword, log on to www.Kgun9.com/CMA-contest and follow the Sweepstakes link(s) until reaching the entry page.  Accurately complete the entry form, including the correct Keyword as displayed in that day’s Show. Each Keyword is valid until 11:59 pm MT that day. The Keyword will also be posted on KGUN 9’s Facebook page each weekday after 1:00 pm MT during the Promotion Period. Limit one entry per person, per Keyword, regardless of method of obtaining the Keyword.

No mechanically reproduced entries of any kind permitted. Illegible and incomplete entries and entries with the incorrect Keyword are void. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, mutilated, misdirected entries or entries not received. If there is a dispute over who submitted an entry, the entry will be deemed to have been submitted by the authorized account holder of the email account identified on the entry form. The authorized account holder of an email account is deemed to be the natural person who is assigned to an email address by an Internet access provider, service provider, or online organization responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address.  Received entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be returned
WINNER SELECTION:  Winner will be selected by random drawing from all eligible entries on or about 10/17/2017. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries. Decisions of Sponsor are final on all matters. Limit one prize per person/household address. 
    
WINNER NOTIFICATION AND RELEASES: On or around 10/17/2017, Sponsor will attempt to notify the potential winner(s) via telephone/email. If a potential winner: (a) does not respond after the first attempted contact from Sponsor within 24 hours, (b) is not in compliance with these Official Rules, (c) does not meet the eligibility requirements, (d) declines the prize, or (e) does not sign and return required documents or provide required identification by deadlines established by Sponsor, he or she will be disqualified and the prize awarded to an alternate winner as determined by random draw from the remaining eligible entries. Sponsor will conduct up to two alternate drawings for the prize, time permitting. Each potential winner may be required, in Sponsor’s sole discretion, to complete and return an Affidavit of Eligibility & Liability/Publicity Release (TN residents need not sign Publicity Release) and a scan or photo of legal ID, and also to have any companion(s) who will participate in the prize activities, if applicable, return the same documentation before claiming the prize or being allowed to participate in any prize activities. If any of the potential winner or the companion(s), if applicable, is under the age of majority in his or her state of residence, then the parent or legal guardian of the minor potential winner or companion(s) must sign and return all required forms. All forms must be postmarked within 10 days of the date on notification materials if return is requested via mail or forms must be completed before receipt of any prize if prizes are picked up in person. 

PRIZE: One (1) Grand Prize – winner will receive two (2) tickets to attend the "The 51st Annual CMA Awards" ceremony and broadcast to be held November 8, 2017 in Nashville, TN; Round-trip, coach-class air transportation for the winner and one (1) guest between Tucson, AZ and Nashville, TN from a nearby airport as chosen by Sponsor in their sole discretion (with possible layovers); two (2) nights’ hotel accommodations (one single, standard room, double occupancy) the Gaylord Opryland Resort, including daily resort access and breakfast both mornings at the hotel; Round-trip awards show shuttle transportation between the hotel and the Show; two (2) tickets to the County Music Hall of Fame and Museum®; Round-trip shuttle transportation between the hotel and the awards show; Ground transportation between the TN airport and the Gaylord Opryland Resort; a commemorative CMA Awards gift bag with collectible autographed by a Country artist.  The approximate retail value (“ARV”) of the Grand Prize is $1,640.  Trip package details are subject to change without notice.  
Travel must be taken between November 7, 2017 and November 9, 2017. The winner’s travel companion must be eighteen (18) years of age or older.  Winner may be required to provide a major credit upon hotel arrival for any incidental charges. Winner and his or her guest must travel together on the same itinerary and possess all required travel documents, including visas and valid passports, if and as applicable.  Air transportation tickets are non-refundable/non-transferable and are not valid for upgrades and/or frequent flyer miles.  All air transportation tickets are subject to the vagaries of flight variation, work stoppages and schedule or route changes.  ARV for travel prizes may vary depending upon points of departure and destination and fare fluctuations.  Prize winner will not receive cash or any other form of compensation if actual travel costs are less than the prize ARV in these Official Rules. 
Exact travel details are based on availability and are as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. If winner is unable to travel during the dates designated by Sponsor, the prize will be forfeited in its entirety.  In the event the prize winner is able to participate in the trip during the dates designated by Sponsor but the “CMA® Awards show” taping does not or cannot take place as scheduled or at all, for reasons including but not limited to scheduling conflicts, cancellations, postponement, location changes, an event of force majeure, or for any other reason, then the Sponsor reserves the right to award the remainder of the prize with no further obligation to the winner.  Excepting the preceding sentence, no cash alternative or prize substitutions will be allowed, except Sponsor reserves the right to substitute prize(s) of comparable value if a prize listed or any portion thereof is unavailable for any reason. 
The prize does not include the following: airport departure fees and taxes; travel insurance; hotel room service; parking fees; laundry service; food; alcoholic beverages; merchandise, souvenirs, etc.; local and long distance telephone calls; tips, gratuities, service charges, resort fees or taxes; or all other charges not explicitly stated.  All fees and charges not included in the prize are the responsibility of winner.  The prize (and all elements thereof) is not redeemable for cash and are non-transferable except in Sponsors sole and absolute discretion.  The prize may not be sold or transferred to any other person or third party. 
Subject to availability, restrictions and blackout dates. Certain restrictions apply and shall be determined by Sponsor in its sole and absolute discretion. Prizes consist of only those items specifically listed as part of the prize. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute any prize with prize of equal or greater value in its sole discretion. No substitution or transfer/assignment of prize by winners permitted. Subject to all terms, conditions and restrictions on face of tickets, gift cards or imposed by issuer. If by reason of printing or other error, more prizes are claimed than the number of prizes set forth in these Official Rules, a random drawing will be held to award the advertised number of prizes in the relevant category.  All properly claimed prizes will be awarded, but under no circumstances will more than the advertised number of prizes be awarded.   Prizes are awarded “AS IS.”   Winner must pick up his or her prize at KGUN 9 TV, 7280 E. Rosewood St., Tucson, AZ 85710) M-F between 9AM – 5PM, no later than 1 week from notification.
Federal, state, and local taxes on prizes, if any, and any other costs, fees and expenses not listed above as specifically included as part of the prize are the sole responsibility of winner. An IRS form 1099 and other tax-related forms and documents may be issued by Sponsor if required by law. 

PUBLICITY AND MARKETING:  Submission of an entry in the Sweepstakes constitutes permission to the Sponsor to use entrant’s name, identity, title, likeness, distinctive appearance, physical likeness, image, portrait, picture, photograph (whether still or moving), screen persona, voice, vocal style, statements, gesture, mannerism, personality, performance characteristic, biographical data, signature, social media handles and identities, and any other indicia or imitation of identity or likeness for purposes of advertising and trade, in any medium, without further notice, approval, or compensation, unless prohibited by law. You understand that you are providing your information to Sponsor, and the information you provide will be used only in accordance with Sponsor’s Privacy Policy.

LIABILITY RELEASE & INDEMNIFICATION: By entering this Sweepstakes, you agree to release, discharge and hold harmless Sponsor, Sponsor Affiliates and their respective parents, affiliates, and subsidiaries and all of their directors, officers, employees, agents and assigns (the “Released Parties”) from any claims, losses, and damages arising out of, or relating to, your participation in this Sweepstakes or any Sweepstakes-related activities (including, without limitation, any event attended as part of a prize) and the acceptance and use, misuse, or possession of any prize awarded hereunder (including, without limitation, any misrepresentation made by the entrant in connection with the Sweepstakes; any non-compliance by the entrant with these Official Rules; claims brought by persons or entities other than the parties to these Official Rules arising from or related to the entrant’s involvement with the Sweepstakes; acceptance, possession, misuse or use of any prize or participation in any Sweepstakes-related activity or participation in this Sweepstakes; any malfunction, error or other problem arising in connection with the collection, processing, or retention of entry information; or any typographical or other error in the printing, offering or announcement of any prize or winner). The foregoing includes, without limitation, any claim for personal injury, property loss or damage, or death arising in any way in connection with the Sweepstakes.

OTHER TERMS:  Sponsor not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing, the offering or the announcement of any prize or in the administration of the Sweepstakes, whether caused by computer, technical or human error. Sponsor is not responsible for late, lost, damaged, incomplete, illegible, faulty, or incorrect transmissions, incorrect announcements of any kind, technical hardware or software failures of any kind, any damage to any person’s computer related to or resulting from participating in the online portion of the Sweepstakes, lost or unavailable network connections, or failed, incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmission that may limit a user’s ability to participate in the Sweepstakes whether caused by computer, technical or human error. Sponsor reserves the right to cancel or modify the Sweepstakes or any portion of it for any reason, including but not limited to, if fraud, misconduct or technical failures destroy the integrity of the Sweepstakes; or if a computer virus, bug, wireless failure, or other technical problem corrupts the administration, security, or proper administration of the Sweepstakes as determined by Sponsor, in its sole discretion. If Sponsor terminates the Sweepstakes, Sponsor will pick the winner(s) in a random drawing from among all eligible, non-suspect entries received as of the termination date and will post notice of its action on the Sweepstakes website. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify, freeze or prohibit the participation of an individual if fraud or tampering is suspected, or if the individual fails to comply with any requirement of participation or with any provision in these Official Rules. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any individual from further participation in the Sweepstakes if Sponsor concludes, in its sole discretion, that such person: (a) has attempted to tamper with the entry process or other operation of the Sweepstakes; (b) has disregarded or has attempted to circumvent these Official Rules; (c) has committed fraud or attempted to undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes; or (d) has acted toward Sponsor, any Sponsor Affiliates, or any other entrant in an unfair, inequitable, annoying, threatening, disrupting or harassing manner. If a dispute arises regarding compliance with these Official Rules, Sponsor may consider, in its sole discretion, data reasonably available to Sponsor through information technology systems in Sponsor’s control, but Sponsor will not be obligated to consider any data or other information collected from any other source. Any failure by Sponsor to enforce any of these Official Rules will not constitute a waiver of such Official Rules. If there is a conflict between any term of the Official Rules and any marketing or entry materials used in connection with the Sweepstakes, the terms of these Official Rules will govern.

GOVERNING LAW & JURISDICTION: EXCEPT WHERE PROHIBITED, ENTRANTS AGREE THAT ANY AND ALL DISPUTES, CLAIMS AND CAUSES OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF OR CONNECTED WITH THIS SWEEPSTAKES, OR PRIZE AWARDED, WILL BE RESOLVED INDIVIDUALLY WITHOUT RESORT TO ANY FORM OF CLASS ACTION, AND ANY AND ALL CLAIMS, JUDGMENTS AND AWARDS WILL BE LIMITED TO ACTUAL OUT-OF-POCKET COSTS INCURRED BY ENTRANT WITH REGARD TO THIS SWEEPSTAKES, BUT IN NO EVENT ATTORNEYS’ FEES, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR OTHER DAMAGES. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of entrants and Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Ohio, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions (whether of Ohio or any other jurisdiction) that would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than Ohio.  The state and federal courts located in Hamilton County, Ohio will be the exclusive forum for any dispute relating to these Official Rules and/or this Sweepstakes. All participants and winners agree, by their participation in the Sweepstakes, to submit to the personal jurisdiction of the state and federal courts in Hamilton County, Ohio and waive the right to contest jurisdiction.  

SEVERABILITY: If any provision(s) of these Official Rules are held to be invalid or unenforceable, all remaining provisions hereof will remain in full force and effect.

WINNERS LIST: For the winner name, available after 11/20/2017, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: KGUN 9- TV, CMA® Artist of The Day Sweepstakes Winner List, 7280 E. Rosewood St., Tucson, AZ 85710 to be received by 1/20/2018.

SPONSORS:  eegees (tm) and Scripps Media, Inc. d/b/a KGUN 9- TV, 7280 E. Rosewood St., Tucson, AZ 85710.
 
CMA® is a trademark of Country Music Association, Inc. and is used with permission.  Country Music Association, Inc. is not a Sponsor of or associated with this promotion.


 

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