When we're caught in the throes of winters gray and snowy winter, wouldn't it be nice to get away to somewhere warm? Channel 3 and Kalahari Resorts want to give you just that!
Enter the "Winter Escape" sweepstakes for your chance to win one of three vacation packages to Kalahari Resorts in Sandusky. We'll be drawing a weekly grand prize winner who will receive a package including an overnight stay for up four people, waterpark passes for four and a pizza and fountain drinks!
There will also be three weekly runner-up prizes of waterpark passes or gift certificates to Kalahari Spa or The Reserve Restaurant!
So enter now for a chance to win your "Winter Escape" to Kalahari Resorts in Sandusky, where it's always 84 degrees!
Winter Escape Sweepstakes
1. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR TO WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR ODDS OF WINNING. SUBJECT TO APPLICABLE FEDERAL, STATE, LOCAL AND MUNICIPAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.
2. Eligibility. Subject to the additional restrictions below, the "Winter Escape Sweepstakes" (the "Sweepstakes") is open to legal U.S. residents of the State of Ohio who are 18 years or older at the time of entry. Employees and contractors of WKYC ("Sponsor"), Gannett Co., Inc., Kalahari Development LLC, LMN Development LLC and Kalahari Resorts LLC, and Jacobson/Rost and each of their respective affiliated companies, 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 to win.
3. How To Enter. The Sweepstakes will begin at 12:01 p.m. (E.T.) on Monday, December 23, 2013 and end at 11:59 p.m. (E.T.) on Sunday, January 12, 2014 (the "Sweepstakes Period").
Online Entry. Enter by visiting WKYC's Facebook page at (http://www.facebook.com/WKYC.Channel3), completing all of the required information (name, address, and email address), and following all posted instructions. Complete the entry form and any other required fields and then submit your entry by clicking on the "SEND" button. 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.
Multiple entrants are not permitted to share the same email address or Facebook ID. The authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at time of entry will be considered the entrant. An "authorized account holder" shall mean the natural person assigned to such e-mail account by the Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with such e-mail account. A potential winner may be requested to provide proof that he or she is the authorized account holder of the e-mail address associated with a winning entry. Sponsor will not be responsible for incomplete, lost, late, misdirected or illegible entries. All entries become property of Sponsor and none will be returned. By entering, you agree to the terms of these Official Rules and to receive e-mails from Sponsor or those directed by Sponsor. You can opt-out of the receipt of such e-mails by following the directions on the Sponsor's website or in any email received from Sponsor.
All entries must be received by 11:59 p.m. (E.T.) on Sunday, January 12, 2014.
4. Winner Selection. One (1) Grand Prize winner and one (1) runner up will be selected in random drawings to be held on Monday December 30, 2013, Monday January 6, 2014 and Monday January 13, 2014 of the Sweepstakes Period from among all eligible entries received as of each drawing date. Entries not selected for any drawing will carry over to the following drawing. There will be a total of three (3) Grand Prize winners and three (3) runner-up winners during the Sweepstakes Period.
5. Prizes and Odds. Grand Prize: Each Grand Prize winner will receive a vacation package at the Kalahari Resort and Conference Center, 7000 Kalahari Drive, Sandusky, Ohio 44870 consisting of one (1) overnight accommodation for the Grand Prize Winner and up to three (3) of his or her guests (single room, occupancy for up to four (4) persons), 4 Water Park passes and one 14" pizza and four (4) fountain sodas. (ARV: $300.00 value). Package is valid through December 30, 2014.
Grand Prize Vacation Packages will expire December 30, 2014 and must be completed by that date. Grand Prize Vacation Package fulfillment is subject to certain restrictions and is subject to hotel availability at the Kalahari Resort. The Grand Prize winner is solely responsible for making travel arrangements directly with Kalahari Resort. Advanced reservations required. Grand Prize Winners must be at least eighteen (18) years of age to win. Guests of Grand Prize Winners under the age of eighteen (18) must be accompanied by a parent/legal guardian who is at least eighteen (18) years of age.
Certain restrictions and black-out periods shall apply to the Grand Prize Vacation Package, which restrictions shall be determined by Kalahari Resort in its sole and absolute discretion. Each winner and his/her guests must travel together on the same itinerary. The Grand Prize Vacation Package does not include the following: airline baggage fees, travel insurance; hotel room service; parking fees; laundry service; food; alcoholic beverages; merchandise, souvenirs, etc.; local and long distance telephone calls; tips, gratuities, service charges, or other miscellaneous charges and items not otherwise described above. The Grand Prize Vacation Package (and all elements thereof) may not be sold, traded, transferred, rescheduled to dates not within the fulfillment period set for the above or refunded, and are not redeemable for cash.
Runner ups Prize: The runner up for the drawing on Monday December 30, 2013 will receive two (2) Kalahari Water Park passes.(ARV: $98) Passes are good for Sunday – Thursday only and valid through December 30, 2014.
The runner up for the drawing on Monday January 6, 2014 will receive a gift certificate to the Reserve Restaurant and Bar, 7000 Kalahari Drive, Sandusky, Ohio 44870. (ARV: $75) Gift certificate is valid through July 1, 2014.
The runner up for the drawing on Monday January 13, 2014 will receive a gift certificate to Spa Kalahari, 7000 Kalahari Drive, Sandusky, Ohio 44870. (ARV: $100) Gift certificate is valid through December 4, 2014.
Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.
6. Winner Notification and Acceptance. Winners of each respective drawing will be notified on or about the date of the drawing at the phone number and email address provided on winner's entry form. Each winner must respond to the email notification within 24 hours. Return of email prize notification as undeliverable or failure of winner to respond to notification within such time period may result in disqualification and an alternate winner may be selected from among all remaining eligible entries. To claim prize, winner must personally visit Sponsor's offices at 1333 Lakeside Ave. Cleveland, OH 44114 between Friday, January 17, 2014 and Friday February 28, 2014 between the hours of 9:00 a.m. (E.T.) and 5:00 p.m. (E.T.). The Grand Prizes will be in the form of vouchers to be redeemed by the Grand Prize winner directly Kalahari Resorts. Valid photo identification may be required by Sponsor in each case. Winners may waive their right to receive prizes. Prize is not redeemable for cash. Prizes are non-assignable 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 equal 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. Persons travelling with the winners may be required to complete a travel release. 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.
7. 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 illegible entries, or for failure to receive entries or votes 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 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 votes submitted by the owner of an ISP account shall be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, and Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any entries, or votes by persons determined to be tampering with or abusing any aspect of the Sweepstakes. 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. This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook. Sponsor is not responsible for operation of Quicken Loans Arena, including schedule changes, closures, postponements or cancellations.
8. 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.
9. Sponsor. The Winter Escape Sweepstakes is sponsored by WKYC-TV. 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 February 28, 2014) or a copy of these Official Rules send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to "Winners List/Official Rules" (as applicable), Winter Escape Sweepstakes to 1333 Lakeside Ave.. Cleveland, OH 44114. If you have any questions regarding this Sweepstakes, please contact Mac Mahaffee at 216-344-3364, or at firstname.lastname@example.org.