Feld Entertainment, Inc Monster Jam GIVE-A-WAY CONTEST OFFICIAL RULES

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Feld Entertainment, Inc Monster Jam GIVE-A-WAY CONTEST



These rules govern the Hoak Media of Nebraska KHAS-TV Monster Jam contest being conducted by KHAS-TV 5.1 (the “Station”) beginning at 6am Central Daylight Time on Monday, March 31, 2014 and ending on Friday, April 4th, 2014 at 7am Central Daylight Time.  This is the promotion period for the Monster Jam ticket give-a-way.  All entrants to any Hoak Media of Nebraska KHAS TV (aka The Station) contest imply and agree to obey the contest (aka The Promotion) rules by their participation in the contest. Winners announced periodically on air, online or otherwise. To enter the Monster Jam give-a-way the viewer must be the fifth caller for the day as requested and announced in the specific News 5 Today Telecast.


a. To participate in the Promotion, you must watch and/or listen to KHAS-TV 5.1 News 5 Today from 6am to 7am on Monday through Friday for the announcement to call in. The cue to call in will be given by the on-air talent.   The fifth caller to get through to the Station will win the prize, upon confirmation of eligibility. At the time of their call, callers will be required to provide all information requested including their full name, complete address (including zip code), day and evening phone numbers and date of birth in order to be eligible to win. In the event that the selected caller is disconnected or is found to be ineligible, the next eligible caller that successfully makes it through on the call-in line and completes their call will be a winner. There is no limit to the number of times a listener may attempt to call in to win, but a listener may be a winner only once in a thirty day period.   HOAK MEDIA OF NEBRASKA KHAS TV is not responsible for any disconnection of a participant’s telephone call due to call or long distance Phone Company’s failure, service outages, delays, busy signals, equipment malfunctions, power company failure, and any other technological difficulties that may prevent an individual from completing his/her telephone call, or other act of god. This includes wireless providers.  Due to the delayed broadcast of News 5 Today on KHAS 5.2 This TV 7-8am, viewers to the re-broadcast may not be able to participate in or may be disadvantaged in participating in on-air contests.  There will be up to a total of four prize winners selected on-air during the Promotion Period running March 31, 2014 through April 4th, 2014.

b. The give-a-way will be conducted live on air on the scheduled dates below during a specific designated time to be announced during the News 5 Today Show 6-7am.

Monday, March 31, 2014

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Thursday, April 3, 2014

Friday, April 4, 2014

c. The on-air talent will announce which caller number (i.e. the fifth caller) that successfully calls 402-463-1321 will win the tickets.


a. All entrants to any Station contest imply and agree to participate in the contest and obey the rules by their participation in the contest.  Winners will be announced periodically on air, online or otherwise.  

b. The Promotion is open to all persons who are 18 years of age or older, or have a signed permission of a parent or legal guardian to accept the prize. Employees of the Station, the Station’s licensee (collectively, “Promotion Entities”), their respective parent, subsidiary and affiliated entities, Station’s advertising and promotional agencies and participating sponsors, other television stations in the Lincoln-Hastings-Kearney market, the members of their immediate families (spouse, parent, sibling or child) and those living in the same household of each (whether related or not), are ineligible to enter or win. There can only be one winner per household or immediate family.  This Promotion is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited. Entrants are responsible for complying with these Official Rules.

c. The winners may be required to present valid government-issued photo identification and must provide their complete address, date of birth and phone number to claim a prize. Prize winners may need to execute and return a release form, a W-9, a photocopy of legal document showing social security number, and any additionally required forms within 10 days of receiving forms.   HOAK MEDIA OF NEBRASKA KHAS TV may require proof of winners’ own social security number before prize can be sent to winner. Receipt of prize may be delayed until such proof is received by HOAK MEDIA OF NEBRASKA. Prizes will be mailed or available for pick up thirty days after they have been awarded, unless otherwise noted.

d. Entrants are required to provide truthful information and the Station will reject and delete any entry that it discovers to be false or fraudulent. The Station will disqualify any entry from individuals who do not meet the eligibility requirements.

e. The prize winner will permit HOAK MEDIA OF NEBRASKA to use their name, voice and/or likeness without prior notice or compensation, for promotional purposes in connection with the contest in either broadcast, web or print forms.


a. Four prizes will be awarded in this Promotion. Each prize includes six (6) tickets for entrance to the Monster Jam at the Event Center in Lincoln, Nebraska Saturday April 12, 2014 at 2:00 PM.  The Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of each prize is $120 ($20 per adult per ticket). Each winner will be solely responsible for all taxes and all other fees and expenses not specified herein associated with the receipt and use of the Prize. The prize is awarded as is. Tickets valid only on the date(s) printed on the tickets. The tickets will expire or no longer be valid on Saturday April 12, 2014 at 5:00 PM.  Tickets are not refundable or transferable, and may not be substituted or exchanged for cash or credit at any time. Lost or stolen tickets will not be replaced. Tickets may not be sold to a third party. If a prize-related event is unable to take place as scheduled, for reasons such as cancellation, preemption, postponement or unavailability, including for weather, or for any reason beyond the control of the Promotion Entities, their sole responsibility to the winner will be to award the remaining available elements of the prize and no substitution or compensation will be provided for the un-awarded elements of the prize. The Station, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to deny entry to or to remove the winner and/or guest(s) if either engages in disruptive behavior or in a manner with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person at the prize-related event.  All prizes must be accepted as awarded.  If the prize includes travel, lodging, entertainment, or a special event, winner is responsible for all taxes, expenses, and gratuities not expressly included in and as part of the prize. Winner agrees to accept all blackout dates, space availability requirements, etc. established by HOAK MEDIA OF NEBRASKA, prize partner(s), such as amusement parks, hotels, airlines, rains, ships, etc.

b. No more than the stated number of prizes specified in these official rules will be awarded. All prizes or prize certificates may be claimed at the office of the Station at the address below during regular business hours. Each winner will forfeit any prize or prize certificate not claimed within thirty (30) days of winning. In the event that a prize or prize certificate is mailed or shipped 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.

c. The Prize(s) is not transferable, and no substitution, assignment, or cash equivalent of prize is permitted, except by the Station (solely at its discretion), which reserves the right to substitute a prize or prize portion with another prize or prize portion of greater or equal value. The prize(s) are expressly limited to the item(s) listed above and unless otherwise expressly specified, do not include taxes, gratuities or any other expenses. Entrants acknowledge that the Promotion Entities have not made, nor are in any manner responsible or liable for, any warranties, representations or guarantees, and hereby disclaim any and all warranties expressed or implied, in fact or in law, whether now or hereafter enacted concerning any prize, including without limitation, implied warranties of quality, merchantability, mechanical condition, or fitness for a particular purpose, except for any express manufacturer’s warranty as may be included with the prize or as may be separately provided to participants by law. Other restrictions may apply.

d. Upon winning any prize from HOAK MEDIA OF NEBRASKA., the contestant is no longer eligible to win any prize from HOAK MEDIA OF NEBRASKA. within a thirty (30) day period following the first win.

e. Upon winning a prize valued at $1,000 or more or winning a trip, the household may not win a second trip or prize valued at $1,000 or more within a one (1) year period following the first win. Winners must use their true, legal name when playing contests or claiming prizes or may not win any contest under an assumed name. Winner will be disqualified and prize(s) forfeited it they are found playing under an assumed name or alias.


a. Decisions of the Station management with respect to the Promotion are final.

b. Four potential prize winners will be selected on-air as described in Section 1b of these Official Rules. On-air potential prize winners will be notified on-air at the time of their call. Prize(s) will be awarded only upon confirmation of eligibility and completion of all requisite releases.

c. Odds of winning a prize depend on the number and order of calls received.

d. Entrants must watch and/or listen to the Station to win but do not need to be present to win.

e. The winners must execute and return any required affidavit of eligibility and/or liability/publicity release within thirty (30) days of winning or the prize will be forfeited. If a potential winner cannot be contacted, fails to sign and return the required fully-executed affidavit of eligibility and/or liability/publicity release within the required time period, or if a prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, the potential winner forfeits the prize.


a. Payments of all federal, state and local taxes are solely the responsibility of the winner. The winner may be required to complete and submit an IRS Form W-9 with the winner’s full Social Security Number or the equivalent for receipt of any prize and will be required to complete and submit an IRS form w-9 with the winner’s full social security number or the equivalent for receipt of any prize valued at $599 or more or for any prizes awarded by the station in a calendar year with an aggregate value of $599 or more. Failure to submit a complete W-9 or equivalent will result in forfeiture of the prize. Such winnings of $599 or more will be reported to the IRS.

b. Participation in the Promotion and/or acceptance of the prize (s) constitutes entrant’s and/or winner’s (and guest’s, if applicable) permission for the Station or its agents to interview the winner(s) (or guest(s), if applicable), to photograph, film, and record each winner (or guest, if applicable), and to use in commerce and in any media now or hereafter known throughout the world in perpetuity, his/her name, prize won, hometown (city and state), biographic information, likeness, photograph, audio or video recording, and/or any statements made by him/her regarding the Station, the Promotion, and/or its sponsor(s) for purposes of trade, publicity, or promotion without notice or additional compensation, notification, or permission, except where prohibited by law. Each winner (and guest, if applicable) agrees to sign a publicity release confirming such consent prior to acceptance of the prize, except where prohibited by law.   

c. No contest winner may represent, or appear in any advertisement for any other television station, other than HOAK MEDIA OF NEBRASKA. for a period of 1 (one) month from the day he/she wins the contest. Additionally, no prize may be used in any way that would have, or could have been expected to have an adverse or negative effect on HOAK MEDIA OF NEBRASKA.

d. Winner agrees that acceptance of any trip taken as a prize from HOAK MEDIA OF NEBRASKA. does so entirely upon their own initiative, risk, and responsibility. If the trip requires traveling outside of the United States, the winner, upon winning the prize, must have a valid US passport. If the winner does not have a valid US passport upon winning the prize, the trip may be forfeited.

e. Winner is responsible for all costs associated with travel to any venue or event for which a prize was awarded, unless otherwise specified.

f. Participation in the Promotion and/or acceptance of prize constitutes entrant’s and/or winner’s (and guest’s, if applicable) agreement to release, discharge, and hold harmless the Promotion’s sponsor(s), the Station, its licensee, their respective parent, subsidiary and affiliated entities, their advertising and promotional agencies, prize suppliers, and participating sponsors, and their respective officers, shareholders, directors, employees, agents and representatives and all of their successors and assigns (collectively, “Released Parties”) from and against any and all claims or liability arising directly or indirectly from the prize and participation in the Promotion, including, but not limited to, personal injury, death, or damage to or loss of property, or any accidents or misfortunes, which may occur in connection with, preparation for, travel to, or participation in Promotion, or delivery, possession, acceptance and/or use or misuse of prize or participation in any Promotion-related activity, including but not limited to any claims based on publicity rights, defamation, or invasion of privacy.  If concert or other ticketed event has been awarded as a prize and the concert or event is postponed, rained out, cancelled, or for other reasons beyond our control does not occur, HOAK MEDIA OF NEBRASKA will NOT be responsible for replacing the prize

g. If for any reason this Promotion cannot be executed as planned, including but not limited to, as a result of infection by computer virus, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of the Released Parties that corrupt or affect the security, administration, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Promotion, or if the Promotion is compromised or becomes technically corrupted in any way, electronically or otherwise, the Station reserves the right to cancel, terminate, suspend, and/or modify the Promotion. If the Promotion is terminated before the original end date, the Station reserves the right, in its sole discretion to, to modify the procedure for selecting winners, unless the nature of the event giving rise to such termination renders it impossible to select winner(s).

h. The Released Parties are not responsible for (i) typographical or other errors in the printing, the offering, or the administration of the Promotion or in the announcement of a prize; (ii) incorrect or inaccurate entry information, human error, failure, or omission; (iii) unauthorized human intervention; (iv) lost, stolen, mangled, misdirected, postage due, illegible, incomplete, or late entries; (v) entries not received due to difficulty accessing the internet, service outage or delays, computer difficulties and other technological problems or for telephone service outages, delays, busy signals, poor signals or signal interference, accidental disconnection, equipment malfunctions, and any other technological failures of any kind; or (vi) any cancellations, delays, diversions, or substitutions or omissions whatsoever by any transportation providers or any other persons or entities providing any services to winner(s) (and guest(s), if applicable) including any results thereof such as changes in services or location necessitated by same. Further, the Released Parties are not responsible if any part of a Promotion prize that cannot be awarded due to acts of God, acts of war, natural disasters, weather, acts of terrorism, or other factors beyond the Released Parties’ control.

i. The use of any device to automate entry is prohibited and will result in disqualification. Online entries generated by a script, macro or use of automated devices will be disqualified at the Station’s discretion. The Promotion administrator’s computer or telephone system is the official time keeping device for this Promotion. In the event of a dispute, online entries will be deemed to have been submitted by the Authorized Account Holder of the email address submitted at the time of entry. “Authorized Account Holder” means the natural person who is assigned to an email address by an internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address. For phone or mobile entries, the authorized account holder is the natural person who is assigned to the text or mobile telephone number by a telecommunications provider, or other organization that is responsible for assigning such numbers. The Station, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify any person tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Station’s website. Failure to comply with the rules of the Promotion may result in an entrant’s disqualification and/or forfeiture of any prize or prizes. If the Station makes a good faith determination that an entrant has cheated or committed fraudulent activity in connection with a Promotion, the Station reserves the right to disqualify that entrant from entering and/or winning this and future Station-administered Promotions and to prosecute and seek damages to the fullest extent permitted by law.

j. The Station reserves the right to make changes in the rules of the Promotion, including, without limitation, the substitution of a prize of equivalent value, which will become effective upon announcement. If due to circumstances beyond the control of the Promotion Entities, any competition or prize-related event or travel is delayed, rescheduled, postponed or cancelled, the Station reserves the right, but not the obligation, to cancel, terminate, suspend, or modify the Promotion and shall not be required to award a substitute prize.

k. Except where prohibited, by entering the Promotion, each entrant agrees that: (1) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Promotion or any Prize (s) shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by state or federal courts situated in Nebraska; (2) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, but in no event shall such costs include attorneys’ fees; and (3) no punitive, incidental, special, consequential or other damages, including, without limitation, lost profits may be awarded (collectively, “Special Damages”). Further, by entering the Promotion, each entrant waives all rights to claim Special Damages and all rights to have such damages multiplied or increased. Nebraska law governs the interpretation and construction of these Official Rules and all aspects related thereto.

l. Only one person may enter any contest per written entry form.

m. No “duos”, groups, or teams will be allowed to enter together. Any ties, disputes, conflicts, questions or concerns regarding HOAK MEDIA OF NEBRASKA. contests and/or their associated prizes will be handled by the HOAK MEDIA OF NEBRASKA. Management, whose decisions are final and indisputable.

HOAK MEDIA OF NEBRASKA retains the right to amend these rules and regulations at any time for any reason.

i. For a copy of these Official Rules, send a self-addressed stamped envelope for receipt by November 1, 2013 to “Discover the Dinosaurs” c/o KHAS-TV, 6475 Osborne Drive West, Hastings, Nebraska 68901.  For the names of the prize winners send a self-addressed stamped envelope for receipt by November 17, 2013 to the above address marked “Monster Jam – Winner List.” The Official Rules and the Winner List (when completed) shall also be available during regular business hours at the main offices of the Station and may be posted online at http://www.khastv.com