Illini Tickets Giveaway - Official Rules


Illini Basketball Tickets




                                           i.    The WAND-TV Illini Basketball Ticket Giveaway will begin on January 18, 2010 and end on March 1, 2010.

                                         ii.    To participate in the contest, you may enter via the following method(s):, click on Community tab, then contests.

                                        iii.    One entry per person. Only one family member per household will be allowed to receive prize.


                                           i.    The contest is open to all WAND-TV viewers who are 18 years of age or older and who legally reside in Illinois in the Champaign, Springfield, and Decatur viewing area. Employees of WAND-TV (the "Station"), its licensee, its corporate parents, subsidiaries, and affiliates, its advertising agencies, participating sponsors/promotional partners, other television stations in the Indianapolis metropolitan area and the members of their immediate families are ineligible to participate or win. Subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited.

                                         ii.    Only one winner per household is permitted in any Station contest.

                                        iii.    The winner may be required to sign an agreement that absolves Block Television and other participating sponsors from any and all responsibility regarding awarded prizes once they are received. Winners are also responsible for any and all income and other taxes and fees that arise by virtue of receiving prizes, included but not limited to sales and other taxes.


                                           i.    Five winners receiving two tickets (value of $28 each ticket) to only one of the following Illini Basketball games: January 30, February 6, February 14, Feb. 27/28 and March 6/7, 2010. Drawings will be held on Mondays prior to the games.

                                         ii.    All prizes or prize certificates may be picked up at the office of the Station at the address below.  The winner will forfeit any prize or prize certificate not claimed within thirty (30) days of winning or the date of the event whichever comes first.  Our studios are located at 904 South Side Drive, Decatur, IL 62521.

                                        iii.    In the event that a prize or prize certificate is mailed to the winner, it will be with the prior written consent of the winner and therefore, winner assumes the risk of its loss.  The Station is not responsible for the safe arrival of a prize or prize certificate.

                                        iv.    There is no substitution, transfer, or cash equivalent for prizes, except that the Station may, at its sole discretion, substitute prizes of comparable value or cash.  The prizes are expressly limited to the item(s) listed above and do not include taxes, gratuities or any other expenses.  Other restrictions may apply.


                                           i.    Decisions of the Station management with respect to the contest are final.

                                         ii.    Each winner will be notified five days prior to the date of the game that week. Winners will be chosen at random from the entries received.

                                        iii.    Odds of winning depend on the number of entries received, as applicable.

                                        iv.    Winners must execute and return any required affidavit of eligibility and/or liability/publicity release when receiving their tickets, or prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner may be chosen at random from a list of qualified entrants. If a potential winner cannot be contacted, fails to sign and return the required affidavit of eligibility and/or liability/publicity release within 24 hours or if a prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, potential winner forfeits prize.


                                           i.    Payments of all federal, state and local taxes are solely the responsibility of the winners.  Winners may be required to sign an IRS Form W-9 or the equivalent.

                                         ii.    By participating in the contest, the winner or winners agree to have their name, voice, or likeness used in any advertising or broadcasting material relating to this contest without additional financial or other compensation, and, where legal, to sign a publicity release confirming such consent prior to acceptance of the prize.

                                        iii.    Prior to awarding any prize or prize certificate, the Station in its sole discretion may require contest winners (and their travel companions, if any) to sign a liability release, agreeing to hold the Station, its corporate licensee, its parent, subsidiary and affiliated corporations, and the officers, shareholders, directors, employees, agents and representatives of each of them harmless against any and all claims or liability arising directly or indirectly from the prize or participation in the contest.

                                        iv.    The Station reserves the right to make changes in the rules of the contest, including the substitution of a prize or equivalent value, which will become effective upon announcement.   If due to circumstances beyond the control of the Station, any competition or prize-related event is delayed, rescheduled, postponed or cancelled, the Station reserves the right, but not the obligation, to cancel or modify the contest and shall not be required to award a substitute prize.

                                          v.    Failure to comply with the contest rules may result in an entrant's disqualification solely at the discretion of the Station.

                                        vi.    The Station is not responsible for typographical or other errors in the printing, the offering or the administration of the contest, or in the announcement of a prize.

                                       vii.    Copies of the written contest rules and a list of winners (when complete) are available during regular business hours at the main studio of WAND-TV, 904 South Side Drive, Decatur, IL 62521.


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