Here are the official rules for the WFSB Big Y Gift Card Giveaway:
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
The WFSB Big Y Gift Card Giveaway begins at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time (“E.T.”) on April 23, 2015, and ends at 6:30 p.m. E.T. on May 8, 2015.
SPONSORS: WFSB/Meredith Corporation, 333 Capital Blvd, Rocky Hill CT 06067; Big Y World Class Market, 2145 Roosevelt Ave, Springfield MA 01102.
ENTRY: Watch Eyewitness News from 5-6:30p each weekday from April 23 – May 8, 2015. Between 5-6:30 p.m. each weekday, watch for the cue to call. A video and audio announcement will prompt viewers to call 1-866-333-6397. The 3rd caller answered by WFSB, will be a winner, once eligibility is confirmed. In the event that the 3rd caller is determined to be ineligible, subsequent calls will be taken in order until an eligible semi-finalist is determined.
Sponsors reserve the right to cancel or delay sweepstakes in the event of telephone or other technical or mechanical failure or problems of any kind or because of non-authorized human intervention. Sponsors are not responsible for telephone or other technical or mechanical failure or problems of any kind. Sponsors are not responsible for high volume of phone calls that could result in continuous busy signal or phone company message that all circuits are busy. All phone lines are cleared at time of video/audio cue to call.
ELIGIBILITY: Legal residents of Connecticut in the WFSB-TV viewing area, who are 18 years of age or older at time of entry, are eligible to enter, except employees of Sponsors, 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 WFSB within the past thirty (30) days from the beginning date of this sweepstakes are not eligible.
WINNER SELECTION AND PRIZING: Each weeknight from April 23 – May 8, 2015, one (1) winner will be determined (total of twelve (12) winners). Each winner will receive a $250.00 Big Y gift card. Gift cards are subject to issuer terms and conditions. One prize per household. Prize may not be assigned, transferred, changed, or redeemed for cash, except at Sponsors' sole discretion. 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 any winner fails to provide proof of identity, refuses to provide required documentation, is found to have violated the Official Rules or otherwise does not meet eligibility criteria, prize will be forfeited. Entrants understand that Sponsors are not liable for injuries, losses or damages of any kind arising from participation in this promotion and acceptance, possession and use of prize. Sponsors are 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 Sponsors are final and binding in all respects.
ODDS of being a winner depend on the number and timing of eligible calls received.
GENERAL: Except where prohibited by law: (i) entry constitutes permission for Sponsors to use winner's entry, name, hometown, likeness, photograph, voice and 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 winners will be required to complete and return an Affidavit of Eligibility and Release of Liability/Publicity within ten (10) days of notification. If a potential winner cannot be contacted, fails to claim prize, or fails to respond to the winner notification, the potential winner is disqualified and the prize is forfeited. If forfeited, another winner may be determined.
By participating and winning a prize, winners releases Sponsors, their parents, affiliates, subsidiaries and agents, and their respective officers, directors, 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, CT state and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited. Applicable taxes are the sole responsibility of the winners. For the winners' list, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope after May 22, 2015 to Winners' List/Big Y Gift Card at the WFSB address above.