OFFICIAL RULES: Team Gleason Ironman Challenge Contest



Posted on August 27, 2013 at 6:47 PM

Team Gleason Ironman Challenge Contest

ELIGIBILITY: The Team Gleason Ironman Challenge Contest is open to legal residents of the United States and the District of Columbia who are eighteen (18) years or older at the time of entry. Void where prohibited by law. Winners of previous contests or sweepstakes are not eligible to win another contest or sweepstakes within a 90-day period.  . Void in Puerto Rico, all US territories and possessions and where prohibited by law.

Employees, temporary employees, independent contractors and interns of KREM-TV, WWL-TV, the Gleason Initiative Foundation,  Belo Corp., their respective subsidiaries, parents, partners, other contest sponsors, advertising and promotional agencies (hereinafter “Contest Providers”) and the immediate family members of and any persons living with, any such employees are not eligible to enter or to win.  The term “immediate family members” includes spouses, parents, grandparents, siblings, children, and grandchildren.

HOW TO ENTER: The purpose of this contest is to raise money for the Gleason Initiative Foundation. In order to be eligible to enter to win, you must make a minimum $10 online donation to the Gleason Initiative Foundation via the Ironman Foundation link on the contest entry page. After making your online donation, you will be eligible to enter to win by guessing the finish time in hours, minutes and seconds of KREM Executive News Director Noah Cooper in the  Ironman Coeur d’Alene race on June 29, 2014. The person who guesses closest to Noah Cooper’s official finish time that will be posted on the Ironman Coeur d’Alene website, will be deemed the winner (see WINNER SELECTION below).

Follow all instructions listed at , observing all posted deadlines (see DEADLINES below). ONE ENTRY PER PERSON FOR THE DURATION OF THE CONTEST.

DEADLINES: The Contest begins at 11am PST on 9/4/13 and ends at 9:00pm PST on 6/28/14.

No submissions will be accepted after the deadline for any reason. The sole determinant of time for the purposes of the on-line Contest will be Belo’s server machine(s) located in the Central Standard Time (CST) zone. Participants entering close to the posted deadline do so with this information in mind.

No responsibility is assumed by KREM-TV, WWL-TV, Belo Corp., their respective subsidiaries, parents, partners, or other Contest sponsors for lost, late, misdirected, or illegible entries or for any computer, online, telephone or technical malfunctions that may occur. Entries will be declared made by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at the time of entry. "Authorized account holder" is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet Access provider, online service provider, or other organization (e.g., business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. All entries become the property of Contest Providers and will not be returned to the Participant. Multiple entries by the same person, including those made electronically by one person using one or more e-mail accounts, will result in disqualification. All e-mail entries must be submitted from a valid e-mail account that may be identified with a natural person by appropriate independent means, including, without limitation, reverse domain name search. Potential winner may be requested to provide Contest Providers with proof that the potential winner is the authorized account holder of the e-mail address associated with the winning entry.

ODDS OF WINNING: Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.

PRIZES: The following prize(s) will be awarded:
Number of Winners: One (1) Winner
Description of Prize: Signed 16 x 24 Photo of Steve Gleason’s 2006 punt block against the Atlanta Falcons, donated by Team Gleason
Approximate Retail Value (ARV) of prize: $1,500

Prizes are non-transferable and may not be redeemed for cash; substitutions may not be requested. By participating in the Contest and accepting a prize, participants and winner will be deemed to agree to these Rules. Winner is responsible for all applicable federal, state, and local income and any other taxes, fees and surcharges. An IRS Form 1099 will be issued for all prizes with a retail value in excess of $600. Contest Providers reserve the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value.

WINNER SELECTION: Winner selection shall take place on or about 6/30/14 at KREM, 4103 S Regal, Spokane, WA 99223. The person who guesses closest to the exact finish time of Noah Cooper in the Ironman Coeur d’Alene race will be the winner. If two or more people pick the exact time, a random drawing between those people will determine the winner. Winner selection will take place out of all qualified entries received by the deadline and will be made by Contest Providers, whose decision shall be final. Winners will be notified by e-mail and phone on or near date specified. If a winner fails to respond within forty-eight (48) hours after notification (as determined by the date/time stamp on the email sent to the winner), the next closest time guess will be selected as an alternate winner. In order to be named a winner, potential winners may be required to execute and return an Affidavit of Eligibility/Prize Acceptance Form/Release of liability upon accepting a prize. Noncompliance will result in disqualification and an alternate winner will be selected.

If for some reason Noah Cooper sustains an injury or develops a medical condition that prevents him from competing in the Ironman Coeur d’Alene race, before or during the race, then a random drawing will be held among all qualified entries received by the deadline.

USE OF CONTEST INFORMATION: Notwithstanding any contrary provision in any of Contest Providers' respective privacy policies, Participants grant to Contest Providers, and Contest Providers reserve, the right to use any and all information related to the Contest, including information provided by Participants in connection with the Contest, for marketing purposes or any other purpose, except in Tennessee and where  prohibited by law.  Participants may be required to sign a release, which grants to Contest Providers the right to use and publish their proper name and state of residence online or in any other media in connection with the Contest. By accepting a prize, winner(s) may be required to sign a release that grants permission to Contest Providers to use his or her name, photograph, likeness, voice, prize information and/or biographical information for publicity and promotional purposes without future compensation unless prohibited by law. By entering, participants release and hold harmless Contest Providers, their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, employees, and agents from any and all liability for any injuries, loss or damages of any kind arising from or in connection with the Contest or any prize won. Restrictions, conditions and limitations apply.

CONDUCT: By entering the Contest, you agree to be bound by these Official Rules. The Official Rules will be posted at throughout the Contest. Participants further agree to be bound by the decisions of the Contest Providers, which shall be final and binding in all respects. Contest Providers reserve the right at their sole discretion to disqualify any individual they find to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Web site; or to be acting in violation of the Official Rules.

You agree that in your participation in the Contest you will not use obscene, libelous or slanderous language, or language that infringes upon a third party's trademark, trade name or other intellectual property right or right of privacy. You agree to indemnify and hold harmless KREM-TV, Belo Corp., their respective subsidiaries, parents, partners, or other Contest sponsors, officers, consultants, agents, and employees against and from all claims, damages liabilities, costs and expenses asserted by third parties alleging that the Contest includes obscenity, libel, slander, or infringes upon the third party's intellectual property or privacy rights, as a direct result of your actions in connection with the Contest. You further agree to not knowingly damage or cause interruption of the Contest or to prevent others' participation in the Contest.


LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY: Winners assume liability for losses or injuries caused or claimed to be caused by participating in the Contest, or by the acceptance, possession, use of, or failure to receive any prize. Contest Providers are not responsible: (i) for any lost, late, illegible, incomplete or  misdirected entries; or (ii) for any incorrect or inaccurate information, in the Contest or by any technical or human error that may occur in the processing of submissions in the Contest. Contest Providers assume no responsibility for an error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction of authorized access to, or alteration of, entries. Contest Providers are not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of e-mail or players on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any Web site or combination thereof, including injury or damage to participants or to any other person's computer related to or resulting from participating or loading materials in the Contest. If the Contest is not capable of running as planned for any reason, including legal restrictions, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of Contest Providers that corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Contest, Contest Providers reserve the right to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Contest.

RULES / WINNERS LIST: Official Rules and the name of the winner may be obtained by sending a self-addressed, stamped #10 envelope to: KREM, 4103 S Regal, Spokane, WA 99223. Vermont residents may omit return postage.  Indicate “Team Gleason Ironman Challenge Contest Rules Request" or "Team Gleason Ironman Challenge Contest Winners List" on the outside of the envelope as applicable. Limit one (1) request per envelope. The request must include the name of the Contest. Winners List will be available 5 days after the winners are confirmed. Questions regarding this Contest may be addressed to: KREM, 4103 S Regal, Spokane, WA 99223.

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY: The Contest and all of the related pages, contents and code are copyright KREM-TV, Belo Corp. and/or their sponsors. The names, logos, and icons identifying the products and services of Contest Providers are proprietary marks of KREM-TV, WWL-TV, Belo Corp., and/or the Gleason Initiative Foundation. The Gleason Initiative Foundation is not affiliated with and does not sponsor or endorse the services of Contest Providers. Copying or unauthorized use of any copyrighted material or trademarks without the express written consent of its owner is strictly prohibited.

GENERAL CONDITIONS: This Contest is subject to all federal, state, and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited by law.