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Halloween photo contest rules

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Photo submitted into contest. (Source: iWitness) Photo submitted into contest. (Source: iWitness)


HalloweenContest begins at 5 a.m./p.m. Eastern Time on, Monday, October 28 2013, andends Thursday, October 31, 2012.  Entriesmust be received by 8 a.m. E.T., on Thursday, October 31, 2013.  Sponsor: WHNS/Meredith Corporation, 21 Interstate Ct. Greenville, SC29681.  


ENTRY:  Viewers must send one Halloween related phototo iwitness@foxcarolina.com. Include your name and phonenumber,


Entries(photos/videos) must be taken by you or at your direction (non-professional),unpublished and may not have won any prize or award.(Entries must be original and created by you and must not contain…)  Photos/videos must not contain material thatviolates or infringes the rights of another, including but not limited toprivacy, publicity or intellectual property rights, or that constitutescopyright infringement.  Photos/videos must not contain brand names ortrademarks. 


Sponsorreserves the right, in its sole discretion, to request additional informationfrom entrants, reject, disqualify, modify, edit, and revise any entries,photos/videos/essays or related materials that are nude, obscene, defamatory,profane, offensive, lewd, pornographic, false, misleading, deceptive,or otherwise inconsistent with its editorial standards, audienceexpectations, or reputational interests or that Sponsor believes may violateany applicable law or regulation or the rights of any third party. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to verify any element ofany entry or related materials and to disqualify any entrant whoseparticipation may subject the contest, Sponsor, or Sponsor's advertisers,clients, or customers to controversy, negative publicity, scorn, orridicule.  


LIMIT:   Multiple entries from one person will beaccepted but each entry must be separate and unique. No group entries. 


ELIGIBILITY:Legal residents of SC, NC, GA whoare 18 years of age or older are eligible to enter, except employees ofSponsor, and any other organizations affiliated with the sponsorship, fulfillment,administration, prize support, advertisement or promotion of the contest and/ortheir respective agents, affiliates, subsidiaries and members of theirimmediate families or household members. "Immediate family members" shall meanparents, step-parents, children, step-children, siblings, step-siblings, orspouses.  "Household members" shall mean people who share the sameresidence at least three months a year.  Winnersof a prize from Sponsor within the past thirty (30) days from the beginningdate of this contest are not eligible. 


JUDGING:  On October 31, 2013, a panel of judges appointedby Sponsor will choose the five best pictures based on originality submitted toiwitness@foxcarolina.com before8 am on Thursday, October 31st. The pictures will then be posted on the FoxCarolina News Facebook page. The picture with the most "LIKES" will win. Therewill be a first and second place winners. Decisions of judges are final andbinding in all respects. 


PRIZING:  (1) first place winner will receive a giftcard to Target retail value,  $50. (1)second place winner will receive a gift card to Target, retail value $25.00. Oneprize per person. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize (or portionsthereof) of equal or greater value if prize (or portions thereof) cannot beawarded as described. Sponsor will determine all elements of prize in its solediscretion. Prize may not be assigned, transferred, changed or redeemed forcash, except at the sole discretion of Sponsor.   Prize is awarded "as is" with no warranty orguarantee express or implied by Sponsor. Sponsor disclaims all and anyliability for the actual provision, quality or nature of any third partyproduct or service accepted by the winner. The awarding of any prize iscontingent upon full compliance with these Official Rules.  Entrants agree to be bound by Official Rulesand agree that if any winner fails to provide proof of identity, refuses toprovide required documentation, is found to have violated the Official Rules orotherwise does not meet eligibility criteria, prize will be forfeited andawarded to an alternate winner with the next highest score. Entrants understandthat Sponsor is not liable for injuries, losses or damages of any kind arisingfrom participation in this promotion and acceptance, possession and use ofprize. Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other error in theprinting of the offer, administration of the contest or in the announcement ofthe prize. Decisions of Sponsor are final and binding in all respects. 


PRIVACY: Information collected from online entrants is subject to Sponsor'sonline privacy policy at Sponsor's web site listed above.


OTHER:  Sponsor assumes no responsibility for entriesit is unable to process due to network, hardware or other technical failures;or any other reason, or incomplete, damaged, misdirected, illegible or loste-mail or mail entries.  Sponsor reservesthe right, in its sole discretion to disqualify any person tampering with theentry process, the operation of the web site or otherwise in violation of theseOfficial Rules. Sponsor further reserves the right, in its sole discretion, tocancel, terminate or modify this promotion if not capable of completion asplanned, including infection by computer virus, technical corruption,non-authorized human intervention or any other causes beyond the control of theSponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, orintegrity of the contest.  Inthe event of cancellation, Sponsor reserves the right to select winner(s) fromamong all eligible entries received prior to date of cancellation.  The use of automated entry systems or anyother conduct that impedes the integrity of the contest is prohibited.  In the event of a dispute regarding onlineentry, entry will be deemed made by the holder of an established e-mail accountassociated with the entry.

RELEASES:  Entrants authorize theSponsor to use their name, voice, likeness, biographical data, city and stateof residence and entry materials in promotional material and for advertising,public relations and editorial purposes worldwide, in perpetuity, or on awinner's list, if applicable, without further compensation unless prohibited bylaw.  Sponsor is not obligated to use anyof the above-mentioned information or materials, but may do so and may edit suchinformation or materials, at Sponsor's sole discretion, without furtherobligation or compensation. 

Except where prohibited by law:  (i) entry constitutes permission for Sponsorto use winner's entry, name, hometown, likeness, photograph, voice andstatements regarding this contest in all media now known or hereafter discovered, forany purpose, including without limitation, in connection with, and to promote,market or advertise, the contest, in whole or in part, without review,approval, credit or attribution, notification or payment from or to entrant orany person or entity, worldwide, in perpetuity, or on a winner's list, ifapplicable; (ii) potential winner may berequired to complete and return an Affidavit of Eligibility/Ownership/LiabilityRelease and Publicity and License of Work/Assignment of Work unless prohibitedby law, within 14 days of notification. If a potential winner cannot be contacted, fails to claim prize, isunable to travel on dates of prize or attend event on prize date or fails torespond to the winner notification, the potential winner is disqualified andthe prize is forfeited.  If forfeited, analternate winner may be determined.   By participating and winning a prize, winnerreleases Sponsor, its parents, affiliates, subsidiaries and agents, and theirrespective officers, directors, employees and agents from any and all liabilitywith respect to the prize won and participation in the contest. Subject to allU.S. federal, SC, NC, GA state andlocal laws and regulations.  Void whereprohibited.  Applicable taxes are thesole responsibility of the winner. For the winner's list, send a self-addressed,stamped envelope after November 14, 2013 to Winner's List/ Halloween PhotoContest at the Sponsor's addressabove.



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