2013 Mother's Day Contest Rules - WHLT 22 Connecting the Pine Belt

2013 Mother's Day Contest Rules

Mother's Day to Remember 2013



1.   No purchase is necessary.


2.   To win, at the time of entry you must be at least eighteen(18) years old and a legal resident of the following state(s): Mississippi .


3.   This Contest is subject to all federal, state and local laws. Void where prohibited by law.  By entering, participants agree to these Official Rules.


4.   One (1) Prize Winner(s).


5.  Only one (1) entry per household.


6.  Contest begins on Tuesday, April 16, 2013    and ends on  Wednesday, May 8 2013, with the Prize Winner(s) announced on  Thursday, May 9.

7.   The geographic scope of this promotion is the following state(s):Mississippi   Sponsors of this Contest are Media General Operations, Inc. d/b/a WHLT 22 (hereinafter referred to as the "Station") and Premier Home Furnishings, Carter's Jewelry in Petal, Chesterfield's, Healing Touch Day Spa and Southland Florist .


8.   Employees of Sponsors and of the affiliates, subsidiaries, distributors, suppliers, franchisees, promoters, and agents of any of these, and the immediate families of the employees of any of these, are not eligible.


9.   The odds of winning are based upon the number of correct entries received.




10.  Description of prizes:  one (1) Prize Winner(s)  will (each) win $1000 of furniture from Premier Home Furnishings

Earrings and a necklace from Carter's Jewelry in Petal

A massage from Healing Touch Day Spa

Dinner to Chesterfield's ($100)

Roses from Southland Florist 

.  The current retail value of each prize is:  $ ~$2,000.


11. All federal, state and other taxes relating to any prize, and any travel, hotel accommodations or other expenses relating to any prize, are the sole responsibility of the Prize Winner(s).


12. Prizes are not transferable, substitutable, or exchangeable for cash except that the Station, in its discretion, may substitute a prize of equal or greater value.  Any such changes will be announced.  If Prize Winner(s) fail to meet any eligibility requirement herein, alternate Prize Winners will be chosen by random drawing to be held as soon as reasonably practicable after initial Prize Winners are determined to be ineligible.  Alternate Prize Winners are subject to all eligibility requirements and restrictions of these Official Rules.




13. To enter, the Contest, go to WHLT.COM  contest page and fill out an entry form (or) send a postcard to the Station at 5912 Hwy 49 N, Suite A, Hattiesburg, MS 39401  providing the following information: (1) Name, (2) Address, (3) Telephone Number and (4) Age.  To be eligible for the drawing, entries must be received by the Station no later than Wednesday, May 8, 2013 , at 5:00 p.m. Central Standard Time.  Participants who fail to provide the required information will not be notified by the Station.


14. The Prize Winner(s) will be selected by a random drawing conducted on Wednesday, May 8, 2013 .


15. If the Station selects your name as a Prize Winner, the Station will contact you in accordance with the information you supplied to the Station.  Prize Winner(s) may be verified over the telephone at the time and will be asked to come to the Station located at 5912 Hwy 49 N, Suite A, Hattiesburg, MS 39401   , where each Prize Winner must provide the Station valid identification and execute an affidavit of eligibility.   Valid identification includes a valid driver's license or other valid picture ID showing name and address.  Faxes will not be accepted.  Prize Winner(s) may also be required to sign other legal documents, including tax forms and a release supplied by the Station, which, among other disclaimers, releases the Sponsors and a range of subsidiaries, directors, agents, agencies, affiliates, franchisees, promoters, officers, directors, employees and related persons from any and all liability related to this Contest and the receipt and use of the prize.  The information contained on the entry form or postcard becomes the property of the Station.  Verified Prize Winner(s) may pick up their prize at the Station located at  5912 Hwy 49 N, Suite A, Hattiesburg, MS 39401  .  If the Station is unable to speak directly to a Prize Winner within ten (10) days from initial attempted notification, the Station, in its sole discretion, may disqualify that winner and select an alternate winner or remove the prize from the Contest.


16. Sponsors, their affiliates, subsidiaries or agencies will not be responsible for the inability to select winners because of postal failure, equipment failure, or data storage failure.




17. All federal, state and local laws apply.   Sponsors shall be entitled to interpret these rules as needed — including but not limited to rules regarding entries, selection of winner, deadlines, restrictions on prizes, and eligibility — and all of their decisions are final.  By entering, participants agree to these Official Rules.  The Station  reserves the right to cancel, terminate or suspend this Contest or any part of this Contest should any non-authorized intervention, network failure, information storage failure, telecommunications failure, malfunction, or other causes beyond its control, corrupt or impair the security, administration, fairness and/or operation of this Contest as determined by the Station in its sole discretion. The Station and Media General Operations, Inc. are not responsible for lost, interrupted, or unavailable network, server, or other connections, or for any failed telephone or computer hardware or software, or for any failed, delayed, misdirected, corrupted, or garbled transmissions or errors of any kind, whether human, mechanical, or electronic, or for entries that for any reason are not received by the Station by the deadline stated above.  The Station and Media General Operations, Inc. are also not responsible for any injury or damage to any computer, modem or other electrical device as a result of participation in this Contest or downloading of any software or materials.


18. For a list of winners, send a self-addressed stamped envelope by mail to:  "Contest Winners," c/o the Station,   5912 Hwy 49 N, Suite A, Hattiesburg, MS 39401   at the conclusion of the Contest.


19.  For a copy of the Official Rules, stop by the Station during normal business hours, visit WHLT.COM, or send a self-addressed stamped envelope to:  "Contest Rules," c/o 5912 Hwy 49 N, Suite A, Hattiesburg, MS 39401  .


20. By winning, contestants agree to award Sponsors the right to publicize their names, photographs (including the use and appearance of winner's photograph on Sponsors' web pages), likenesses, biographical information, e-mail address, voices and details of winning for purposes of this and future promotions without further compensation.


21. Any person attempting to defraud or tamper with this Contest in any way will be ineligible for prizes and may be prosecuted to the full extent of the law.




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