Rules: Help with Mortgage or Rent for a year sweepstakes - WFSB 3 Connecticut

Rules: Help with Mortgage or Rent for a year sweepstakes






The WFSB Help with Mortgage or Rent for a Year sweepstakes begins on September 10, 2012, at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time ("E.T.") and ends October 19, 2012, at 5:00 p.m. E.T. ("Sweepstakes Period").  Entries must be received by 5:00 pm, E.T., on October 19, 2012, and will not be acknowledged or returned.  Sponsor: WFSB-TV/Meredith Corporation, 333 Capital Blvd., Rocky Hill, CT.


ENTRY: Go to and "like" the WFSB Facebook page.  Then complete the entry form. LIMIT: One entry per person per day with a valid Facebook account.  Entries received from any person or email address in excess of the stated daily limitation will be void.  


This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Facebook, Inc. You are providing your information to Sponsor and not to Facebook. The information you provide will only be used for sending occasional messages and offers.


ELIGIBILITY: Legal residents of Litchfield, Hartford, Tolland, Windham, New Haven, Middlesex and New London Counties in Connecticut, who are 21 years of age or older at time of entry, and who can provide rent or mortgage payment documentation, are eligible to enter, except employees of Sponsor, and any other organizations affiliated with the sponsorship, fulfillment, administration, prize support, advertisement or promotion of the Sweepstakes and/or their respective agents, affiliates, subsidiaries and members of their immediate families or household members. "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. Winners of a prize from Sponsor within the past thirty (30) days from the beginning date of this sweepstakes are not eligible.


WINNER SELECTION AND PRIZING: On or about October 19, 2012, one (1) potential grand prize winner will be selected in a random drawing from among all eligible entries received.  The potential grand prize winner will receive a check for 12 months of mortgage or rent payments (up to $2,000/month), up to a maximum amount of $24,000.  The total amount of the prize will be determined from the documentation provided by the potential winner to Sponsor that will verify the last three (3) consecutive months of mortgage or rent payments made by the potential winner.  The monthly payment (up to $2,000/month) will be multiplied by 12 to determine the total amount awarded for one year. 


Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize (or portions thereof) of equal or greater value if prize (or portions thereof) cannot be awarded as described. Sponsor will determine all elements of prizing in its sole discretion. Prize may not be assigned, transferred, or changed, except as described and at Sponsor's sole discretion. Sponsor disclaims all and any liability for the actual provision, quality or nature of any third-party product or service accepted by the winner. The awarding of any prize is contingent upon full compliance with these Official Rules. Entrants agree to be bound by Official Rules and agree that if potential winner fails to provide proof of identity, refuses to provide required documentation, is found to have violated Official Rules, or otherwise does not meet eligibility criteria, prize will be forfeited and awarded to an alternate winner in a random drawing. Entrants understand that Sponsor is not liable for injuries, losses, or damages of any kind arising from participation in this promotion and acceptance, possession, and use of prize. Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the sweepstakes or in the announcement of the prize. Decisions of Sponsor are final and binding in all respects. 


ODDS of winning depend upon the number of eligible entries received.  


PRIVACY:  Information collected from entrants is subject to Sponsor's privacy policy at Sponsor's web site listed above.


OTHER: Sponsor assumes no responsibility for entries it is unable to process due to network, hardware or other technical failures; or any other reason, or incomplete, damaged, misdirected, or lost entries.  Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion to disqualify any person tampering with the entry process, the operation of the web site or otherwise in violation of these Official Rules. Sponsor further reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate or modify this promotion if not capable of completion as planned, including infection by computer virus, technical corruption, non-authorized human intervention, or any other causes beyond the control of Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, or integrity of the sweepstakes.  In the event of cancellation, Sponsor reserves the right to select potential winner from among all eligible entries received prior to date of cancellation.  The use of automated entry systems or any other conduct that impedes the integrity of the sweepstakes is prohibited.  In the event of a dispute regarding online entry, entry will be deemed made by the holder of an established e-mail account associated with the entry. 


GENERAL: Except where prohibited by law: (i) entry constitutes permission to use winner's entry, name, hometown, voice, likeness, photograph and any statements regarding this sweepstakes in all media now known or hereafter discovered, for any purpose, including without limitation, in connection with, and to promote, market or advertise, the sweepstakes, in whole or in part, without review, approval, credit or attribution, notification or payment from or to entrant or any person or entity, worldwide, in perpetuity, or on a winner's list, if applicable; (ii) potential winner will be required to complete and return an Affidavit of Eligibility and Release of Liability/Publicity and required mortgage/rent documentation by November 1, 2012, or an alternate winner may be selected by random drawing.  If winner notification is returned as undeliverable, an alternate winner may be selected by random drawing. By participating and winning a prize, winner releases Sponsor, Facebook, their parents, affiliates, subsidiaries and agencies and their respective directors, officers, employees and agents from any and all liability with respect to the prize won and participation in the sweepstakes.  Subject to all U. S. federal, state and local laws and regulations.  Void where prohibited.  Taxes on prize are the sole responsibility of the winner. Winner will receive an IRS 1099-MISC tax form in the amount of the actual prize value. For winner's list, available after November 2, 2012, send a separate, self-addressed, stamped envelope to WFSB/Mortgage-Rent Winner's List, 333 Capital Blvd, Rocky Hill, CT 06067.