Chance to win RodeoHouston Suite Experience tickets sweepstakes official rules

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Posted on January 31, 2014 at 1:07 PM

Chance to Win RodeoHouston Suite Experience Tickets Sweepstakes

OFFICIAL RULES

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR TO WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.  SUBJECT TO APPLICABLE FEDERAL, STATE, LOCAL AND MUNICIPAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS. VOID OUTSIDE OF TX AND WHERE PROHIBITED.

Eligibility.  Subject to the additional restrictions below, the “Chance to Win RodeoHouston Suite Experience Tickets” (the “Sweepstakes”) is open to legal U.S. residents of the State of Texas who are 18 years or older at the time of entry.  Void outside of Texas and where prohibited by Law. Employees and contractors of KHOU-TV, Inc. and Bimbo Bakeries USA, Inc. (collectively, the “Sponsor”), Gannett Co., Inc., and each of their respective affiliated companies, subsidiaries, and advertising and promotional agencies, and the immediate family members of, and any persons domiciled with, any such employees or contractors, are not eligible to enter or win. This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed, or administered by, or in association with Facebook.  

How To Enter. The Sweepstakes will begin at 12:01 a.m. (CST) on Monday, February 3, 2014 and ends at 11:59 p.m. (CST) on Sunday, March 16, 2014 (the “Sweepstakes Period”).

Enter by visiting the KHOU 11 Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/KHOU11, and click on the “Like” button to become a fan of KHOU11’s Facebook page (if you have not done so already). Then, click on the Sweepstakes tab and complete all of the required information on the online entry (complete name, phone number and date of birth) and submit to receive one (1) entry. Entries limited to only one (1) entry per person, per day. Entries received from any person or Facebook ID in excess of the above stated daily limitation will be void. For the purposes of this Sweepstakes, a day is understood to begin at 12:00 a.m. CST and end at 11:59 p.m. CST that same day. How to receive three (3) bonus entries: During the Sweepstakes Period, entrants may visit the Mrs. Baird’s Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/mrsbairds to obtain a Sweepstakes bonus code. Then, follow the instructions above to complete an online entry form at https://www.facebook.com/KHOU11 and include the bonus code in the space provided to receive three (3) bonus entries. Limit of three (3) bonus entries per person using only one (1) Facebook ID throughout the Sweepstakes Period. Bonus entries received from any person or Facebook ID in excess of the above stated limitation will be void.

Multiple entrants are not permitted to share the same email address or Facebook ID. Sponsor will not be responsible for incomplete, lost, late, misdirected, garbled, or delayed entries or bonus entries.  By entering, you agree to the terms of these Official Rules and to receive e-mails from each Sponsor or those directed by either Sponsor. You can opt-out of the receipt of such e-mails by following the directions in any email received from Sponsor. Your computer must accept cookies, or any successor or similar technology, which may be used for the purpose of entry tracking. Ad blocking software on your computer needs to be disabled so that it doesn’t interfere with processing your entry.

Winner Selection. Eight (8) potential Grand Prize winners will be selected on or about March 17, 2014 from among all eligible entries received throughout the Sweepstakes Period.

Prizes and Odds of Winning. There are (8) Grand Prizes and each Grand Prize includes: Two (2) Suite Experience tickets for March 22, 2014 at Reliant Stadium; one (1) Reliant Stadium Parking Pass; and one (1) Mrs. Baird’s Gift Bag. Each Grand Prize package has an Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of $420. Total Approximate Value of all Grand Prizes is $3,360. Limit of one (1) prize per person. Any/all transportation to/from the venue will not be provided and all costs and expenses associated with the acceptance and use of a prize not specified herein as being awarded, including, but not limited to, all federal, state and local taxes, parking fees, meals, beverages, souvenirs, and gratuities will be each winners’ sole responsibility. Tickets are subject to certain terms and conditions as specified thereon. Winners and guests must comply with all venue rules and regulations. Failure to do so may result in forfeiture of prize. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received. The RodeoHouston events’ are subject to change or cancellation without any prior notification. Sponsor has no liability to winners if events are changed, re-scheduled or cancelled.

Winner Notification and Acceptance. Winners will be notified at the email address provided on winner’s entry form. Each winner must respond to such notification within 48 hours.  Failure to respond with such time period or return of email prize notification as undeliverable or failure of winner to respond to notification may result in disqualification and an alternate winner may be selected from among all remaining eligible entries. To claim prize, each winner must either respond to Sponsor’s notification with a valid shipping address for delivery of prize, and/or personally visit Sponsor’s offices at 1945 Allen Parkway, Houston, Texas within two (2) business days after notification (office visits must be between the hours of 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. weekdays).  Valid photo identification may be required by Sponsor in each case.  Winners may waive their right to receive prizes.  Prizes are nonassignable and nontransferable.  No substitutions allowed by winner.  Prizes and individual components of prize packages are subject to availability and Sponsor reserves the right to substitute prizes of comparable or greater value.  Winners are solely responsible for reporting and payment of any taxes on prizes.  Winners may be required to complete an affidavit of eligibility/liability and publicity release (except where prohibited by law) which must be returned as instructed by Sponsor.  Failure to sign and return the affidavit or release, or to comply with any term or condition of these Official Rules, may result in a winner’s disqualification, the forfeiture of his or her interest in the prize, and the award of the prize to a substitute winner.  Except where prohibited, acceptance of any prize constitutes winner’s consent to the publication of his or her name, biographical information and likeness in any media for any commercial or promotional purpose, without limitation the Internet, or further compensation. Prizes not won and claimed by eligible winners in accordance with these Official Rules will not be awarded and will remain the property of Sponsor.  
  
Participation.  By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor.  Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify persons found tampering with or otherwise abusing any aspect of this Sweepstakes as solely determined by Sponsor.  In the event the Sweepstakes is compromised by a virus, non-authorized human intervention, tampering or other causes beyond the reasonable control of Sponsor which corrupts or impairs the administration, security, fairness or proper operation of the Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to suspend, modify or terminate the Sweepstakes.  Should the Sweepstakes be terminated prior to the stated expiration date, Sponsor reserves the right to award prizes based on the entries received before the termination date.  Sponsors will not be responsible for incomplete, lost, late, misdirected or delayed entries or bonus entries, or for failure to receive entries or bonus entries or other electronic communications due to transmission failures or technical failures of any kind, including, without limitation, malfunctioning of any network, hardware or software, whether originating with sender or Sponsor.  In the event of a dispute, all online entries and bonus entries will be deemed to have been submitted by the owner of the ISP account from which they were sent.  For these purposes, an ISP account holder shall mean the natural person assigned to such ISP account by the Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning ISP addresses for the domain associated with such ISP account.  Any questions regarding the number of entries or bonus entries submitted by the owner of an ISP account shall be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. By participating in this Sweepstakes, each entrant agrees to fully release, forever discharge and hold harmless Sponsor and Facebook from and against all claims, costs, liabilities, losses, injuries, and damages arising out of the Sweepstakes, including, but not limited to, any claims for personal injury, death or damage to or loss of property or any other harm arising out of entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes, the receipt, use, or misuse of any prize, or any travel or activity that is related to the Sweepstakes or any prize.

Construction. The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision.  In the event that any such provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable, these rules shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or unenforceable provision was not contained therein.

Arbitration: Except where prohibited by law, as a condition of participating in this Sweepstakes, participant agrees that (1) any and all disputes and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by final and binding arbitration under the rules of the American Arbitration Association and held at the AAA regional office nearest the participant; (2) the Federal Arbitration Act shall govern the interpretation, enforcement and all proceedings at such arbitration; and (3) judgment upon such arbitration award may be entered in any court having jurisdiction. Under no circumstances will participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and participant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental or consequential damages, or any other damages, including attorneys' fees, other than participant's actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e., costs associated with participating in this Sweepstakes), and participant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.

Choice Of Law: All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of participant and Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the substantive laws of the State of Texas, USA.

Sponsor.  This Sweepstakes is sponsored by KHOU-TV, Inc.,1945 Allen Parkway, Houston, TX 77019 and Bimbo Bakeries USA, Inc., 255 Business Center Dr., Horsham, PA 14044. The decisions of Sponsor regarding the selection of winners and all other aspects of the Sweepstakes shall be final and binding in all respects.  Sponsor will not be responsible for typographical, printing or other inadvertent errors in these Official Rules or in other materials relating to the Sweepstakes.  For a list of winners (available after March 24, 2014) or a copy of these Official Rules send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to “Winners List/Official Rules” (as applicable), c/o Christine Di Stadio, KHOU 11, 1945 Allen Parkway, Houston, Texas  77019. If you have any questions regarding this Sweepstakes, please contact c/o Christine Di Stadio, KHOU 11, 1945 Allen Parkway, Houston, Texas  77019, cdistadio@khou.com.

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