Dial One Hour contest rules

 

 

THE GIFT OF COMFORT FROM DIAL ONE HOUR ESSAY CONTEST

OFFICIAL RULES

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. Open only to legal residents of Indiana in the following counties: Bartholomew, Blackford, Boone, Brown, Carroll, Cass, Clinton, Decatur, Delaware, Fayette, Fountain, Grant, Hamilton, Hancock, Hendricks, Henry, Howard, Johnson, Lawrence, Madison, Marion, Miami, Monroe, Montgomery, Morgan, Owen, Putnam, Randolph, Rush, Shelby, Tipton, Wayne, White, who are 18 years of age or older as of date of entry.  Void wherever prohibited by law. Employees of Scripps Media, Inc. d/b/a WRTV-TV, Dial One Hour (collectively, “Sponsor”), their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, suppliers 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 each are not eligible. By participating, entrants agree to be bound by the Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor. 

 

TO ENTER:
 

1)      Beginning 12:01 AM Eastern Time 10/01/2012 through 11:59 PM Eastern Time 02/28/2013 go to www.theINDYchannel.com and follow the on-screen instructions to enter by submitting an Essay (defined below) and completing all requested information.

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2)      During the Entry Period, send your Essay (defined below), along with your complete name, street address (no P.O. Boxes), city, state, zip code, date of birth (mm/dd/yyyy), plus daytime and evening telephone numbers. (If you do not have a telephone, indicate “No Phone.” Failure to comply with this or any other official rule will result in disqualification.) Mail your entry in a hand-addressed, business-size envelope (#10) with first-class postage, to: Dial One Hour Extreme Air Essay Contest, WRTV6 c/o Terra Garvey, 1330 North Meridian Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202. Entries must be received by 02/28/2013 at 5:00PM EST. Limit one entry per envelope.

 

Limit one entry per person/household address/email address regardless of method of entryNo mechanically reproduced entries of any kind permitted. Illegible and incomplete entries are void. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, misdirected entries or entries not received. In the event of a dispute over who submitted an online entry, the entry will be deemed to have been submitted by the authorized account holder of the e-mail account identified on the online entry form. The authorized account holder is deemed to be the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, service provider, or online organization responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address.  Entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be returned.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:  An “Essay” is a writing no longer than one hundred (100) words that states why you need and deserve a new home heating system, or nominate a friend by stating why your friend (“Prize Recipient”) needs and deserves a new home heating system.  Entrant, or the Prize Recipient being nominated, must have a total family income below $31,000 a year (a copy of entrants’ or Prize Recipients’ most recent tax return or proof of income will be required) and have heating equipment that is at least (10) ten years old that is need of repair, or does not currently have a heating system.  Please do not use home addresses or full names in the essay.  To be eligible for entry, your Essay must be authored only by you.  Your Essay must (a) be your original creation; (b) be in English, and (c) consist of only black and white text without images.  All decisions regarding these definitions or an entry’s ability to meet these definitions lies within the sole discretion of Sponsor.  Any Essay submitted must also meet the requirements of the Terms of Use and the Privacy Policy located at http://www.theindychannel.com/contestsFailure to comply with the Official Rules, the Terms of Use, or Privacy Policy (as determined within the sole discretion of the Sponsor) will result in disqualification.

CONDITIONS OF ENTRY:  By submitting any entry (including, without limitation, the Essay) to us, whether complete or not and whether eligible or not, you represent and warrant to Sponsor and Sponsor Affiliates that your entry (including, without limitation, the Essay): (a) is your original creation; (b) has not copied, in whole or in part, any other work, (c) does not violate or infringe any copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, privacy or publicity right, or other proprietary or intellectual property right of any person or entity; (d) is not defamatory, libelous, obscene, or otherwise illegal, and (e) is your sole and exclusive property, subject to no other third-party rights. 

You further represent and warrant to Sponsor and Sponsor Affiliates that (a) you own the single family residence discussed in your Essay entry and it is located within the WRTV Viewing Area, or Prize Recipient nominated in the Essay entry owns the single family residence discussed in Essay entry and is located within the WRTV Viewing Area; (b) you have a total family income below $31,000 a year or the Prize Recipient nominated in your Essay has a total family income below $31,000 a year; (c) you have heating equipment that is at least (10) ten years old that is need of repair or do not currently have a heating system, or the Prize Recipient nominated in your Essay has heating equipment that is at least (10) ten years old that is need of repair or do not currently have a heating system; (d) you have obtained the express approval and permission from any person who may appear or be mention in any way in your entry, and (e) Sponsor and Sponsor Affiliate’s use of your entry including, without limitation, the Essay will not result in the infringement of any legal rights of any third party.

GRANT OF RIGHTS:  Upon submitting an entry (including, without limitation, the Essay), whether complete or incomplete, you grant to Sponsor and Sponsor Affiliates the worldwide, non-exclusive, irrevocable, royalty-free, perpetual license to copy, publish, distribute, promote, perform, edit, create derivative works of, or otherwise use portions of your entry (including, without limitation, the Essay), without charge, for any purpose in connection with this Contest or Sponsor or Sponsor Affiliates’ business(es) in any format, media or technology now known or later developed for the full term of any copyright that may exist in your entry (including, without limitation, the Essay).

JUDGING:  A panel of judges will select a potential winner on or about each 10/22/2012, 12/17/2012, 1/28/2013, 3/1/2013, for a total of (4) four potential winners, based on the Essay submitted based on the Entrant or Prize Recipient's need and why that person is deserving of winning a heating system. In the event of a tie, Sponsor in its sole discretion will make the tie-breaking decision.  Non-winning entries will carry over to the next determination dates.  Sponsor will then meet with the four (4) potential winners to determine if the winner is deserving of and qualifies for winning the new heating system. Potential winners will be notified by phone. Potential Winners must provide Sponsor with appropriate identification (Indiana Driver's License or ID), along with their most recent tax return or proof of income and any other documentation necessary to prove their eligibility.  Sponsor will coordinate with winners to schedule installation of the heating system and taping of the installation by Sponsor.  Winners will be notified by phone/email. Limit one prize per person/household address. Odds of winning will depend upon the number of eligible entries received.  If a potential winner is determined to be ineligible based on the requirements, another potential winner will be selected.

 

PRIZES: Four (4) First Prizes –each winner will receive a Bryant® heating system unit and standard installation in the single family house discussed in the Essay entry, not to exceed $ 2,500.00 in retail value (ARV: no greater than $2,500). The heating system model will differ based on the dimensions and specifications of the home.   Prize does not include commercial make air conditioners.  This will be assessed by Dial One upon installation consultations. Dial One Hour will provide and install furnace unit that is appropriate to the size of the home. Heating unit upgrades are only permitted for quality purposes, subject to the disclosed limitations. In the event that electrical units or if the furnace distribution system in the home does not support the provided heating unit, Dial One will provide the winner with an appropriate, like valued heating product. Sponsor will work with homeowner for best date of installation, but prize must be redeemed no later than April 1, 2013.  Any costs involved beyond the heating unit and its direct installation is the sole responsibility of the winner and will be disclosed prior to being incurred.  Winner will be responsible for any costs incurred if the home does not have proper duct work, or other items necessary for the heating unit installation.  Prizes consist of only those items specifically listed as part of the prize. Subject to all terms, conditions and restrictions imposed by issuer.  No substitution or transfer/assignment of prize by winners permitted. 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.  Under no circumstances will more than the advertised number of prizes be awarded.  

 

Restrictions may apply.  Prize specifications may need to be altered based on the particulars of winner’s house.  Prizes consist of only those items specifically listed as part of the prize.  In the event that there is an insufficient number of entries received that meet the minimum standards determined by the Sponsor, all prizes will not be awarded.  Prizes are awarded "AS IS."  All taxes associated with any prize acceptance and use are your sole responsibility.  If taxes are applicable to the prize(s), it is your responsibility to pay to the appropriate authorities.  Payments to you are subject to the express requirement that you submit to us all documentation requested by us to permit compliance with all applicable state, federal, local and foreign (including provincial) tax reporting and withholding requirements.

 

Neither Sponsor nor Sponsor Affiliates make or offer any warranty or guarantee, either express or implied (including, without limitation, quality, merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose) in connection with this Contest or any prize.  Prize details and availability are subject to change, in which case a prize of equal value may be substituted at Sponsor's sole discretion.  Prizes consist only of the items listed, are non-transferable, with no cash redemption or substitution except at Sponsor's sole discretion.  Federal, state, or local taxes on prizes, if any, and any other costs, fees or expenses not listed above are the sole responsibility of each winner.

 

NOTIFICATION:  Potential winner will be notified by available phone number, mail/email address, or public announcement as determined solely by Sponsor. To claim a Prize, Sponsor may require winner and Prize Recipient to complete, sign, and return Affidavit of Eligibility/Liability Release/Publicity Release forms, and other applicable documents, which may require a social security number, postmarked within ten (10) days of the date on the notification.  At Sponsor’s discretion, potential winners and Prize Recipient may be required to produce a picture or some other form of proper identification to claim any prize. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute any prize with a prize of equal or greater value. If a potential winner or Prize Recipient cannot be contacted, fails to timely claim the prize, is disqualified, fails to timely execute and return any required forms, including the publishing contract, or if the prize notification is returned as undeliverable, an alternate potential winner will be selected from other potential winners as determined by the Sponsor.  Under no circumstances will more than the advertised number of prizes be awarded.  

 

PUBLICITY & MARKETING: Acceptance of any prize constitutes permission to the Sponsor to use winner and Prize Recipients’ name, voice, statements, image and likeness for purposes of advertising and trade, without further compensation or notice, unless prohibited by law.  Submission of your contact information in connection with this Contest (whether or not required), including name, mailing address, phone number, and email address, constitutes permission for Sponsor and Sponsor Affiliates to add you to their respective contact database and to contact you in the future for promotional and other reasons.  You may opt-out of receiving such communications as set forth in the sender’s privacy policy or as provided within any such marketing materials (e.g., using the “Unsubscribe” feature provided in the footer of emails).

 

NO LIABILITY & INDEMNIFICATION:  Sponsor and Sponsor Affiliates are not responsible for and entrants release each from any failures of any kind (whether caused by computer, technical, or human error) which may either limit the entrant’s ability to submit an entry, claim a prize, or otherwise participate in this Contest, or Sponsor’s ability to include all eligible entries, notify potential winners, or otherwise execute this Contest in the manner intended.  Entrants and any Prize Recipient further release and agree to indemnify Sponsor and Sponsor Affiliates from any and all liability, claims or actions of any kind whatsoever arising from injuries, damages, or losses to persons or property (including, without limitation, real property and personal property) which may be sustained in connection with this Contest including, but not limited to: (a) the receipt, ownership or use of any prize awarded; (b) any travel or prize-related activity; (c) any typographical or other error in these Official Rules or any other materials disseminated by Sponsor; and (d) any technical malfunction, failure, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or communications line failure, regardless of cause, with any equipment, systems, networks, lines, satellites, servers, computers, or providers used by an entrant or Sponsor. 

 

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 promotion, whether caused by computer, technical or human error. Winners assume all liability and agree to hold Sponsor harmless for any injury or damage caused, or claimed to be caused, by participation in this promotion or use or redemption of any prize.  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 promotion, lost or unavailable network connections, or failed, incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmission that may limit a user’s ability to participate in the promotion whether caused by computer, technical or human error. All terms of the promotion shall be construed according to, and any disputes shall be subject to, the laws of the State of Ohio.  EXCEPT WHERE PROHIBITED, ENTRANTS AGREE THAT ANY AND ALL DISPUTES, CLAIMS AND CAUSES OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF OR CONNECTED WITH THIS PROMOTION SHALL BE RESOLVED EXCLUSIVELY BY IN THE COURTS OF OHIO LOCATED IN HAMILTON COUNTY, OHIO, AND ANY AND ALL CLAIMS, JUDGEMENTS AND AWARDS SHALL BE LIMITED TO ACTUAL OUT-OF-POCKET COSTS INCURRED BY ENTRANT WITH REGARD TO THIS PROMOTION, 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 sponsors in connection with the promotion shall 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 courts of Ohio in Hamilton County shall be the exclusive forum for any dispute relating to these Official Rules and/or this promotion. All participants and winners agree, by their participation in the Contest, to submit to the personal jurisdiction of the courts of Ohio in Hamilton County and waive the right to contest jurisdiction.  Sponsor reserves the right to cancel or modify the promotion or any portion of it for any reason, including but not limited to, if fraud, misconduct or technical failures destroy the integrity of the promotion; or if a computer virus, bug, wireless failure, or other technical problem corrupts the administration, security, or proper administration of the promotion as determined by Sponsor, in its sole discretion. 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. Any attempt to undermine the operation of this promotion is a violation of criminal & civil laws. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify and/or seek damages from any individual making any such attempts to the full extent permitted by law.

 

WINNERS LIST: For a list of winners, available after 03/30/2013, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: The Gift of Comfort from Dial One Hour Essay Contest Winners, c/o Terra Garvey, 1330 North Meridian Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202, to be received by 05/31/2013.

 

SPONSOR:  Scripps Media, Inc. d/b/a WRTV, 1330 North Meridian Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202; Dial One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning, 1551 S. Franklin Road, Indianapolis, IN 46239.

 

TRANE® is a trademark of TRANE INC. TRANE INC. is not a sponsor of or affiliated with this giveaway.

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