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.
Eligibility. Subject to the additional restrictions below, the Great Days Great Recipes Challenge (the "Contest") is open to legal U.S. residents (excluding Puerto Rico) who are 18years or older at the time of entry. Employees and contractors of WHAS 11 TV ("Sponsor"), Sander Operating Co. III LLC ("Sander"), Meijer Great Lakes Limited Partnership ("Meijer"), Gannett Co., Inc. ("Gannett"), Empower Media Marketing, 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.
How ToEnter. The Contest will begin at 4:30AMon May 12, 2014 and end at 11:59PM on May 29, 2014 (the "Contest Period"). Enter online by visiting WHAS11.com, clicking on the Great Days Great Recipes Challenge link, completing all required information including submission of a favorite recipe and following all posted instructions. All recipes must be the sole, original work of the entrant, must be typewritten or legibly printed in English, and must be limited to 200 words or less. Judges may disqualify previously published recipes or those that have won previous awards or competitions. Limit one (1) entry per person.All entries must be received by 11:59PM May 29, 2014.
Multiple entries by means of software generated or other automated processes will be disregarded.Sponsor will not be responsible for incomplete, lost, late, misdirected, or illegible entries. Entries that exceed the 200word limit or that do not comply with the provisions of these Official Rules will be disqualified. All entries become property of Sponsor and none will be returned. Contestants acknowledge and agree that Sponsor shall have the right to edit, adapt, modify, reproduce, publish, promote, create a sound recording of, broadcast, or otherwise display or use entries in any way it sees fit without limitation or compensation to entrants. Sponsor further reserves the right to disqualify any entry that is alleged to infringe on any third-party's intellectual property rights, or that Sponsor, in its sole discretion, deems obscene, offensive or otherwise inappropriate for viewing by a general audience.By entering, you agree to receive emails from Sponsor or those directed by Sponsor. You can opt-out of the receipt of such emails by following the directions on the Sweepstakes website or in any email received from Sponsor.
Winner Selection. A panel of qualified judges, selected by Sponsor, will judge all eligible entries according to the following criteria: 50% for creativity and 50% for ease of preparation.The ratings scale for each criteria will range from one (1) to ten (10), with ten (10) being the best score.The 10 recipeswith the highest cumulative scores will be designated the finalists. In the event of a tie, tied entries will be re-judged on the same criteria listed above. Decisions of judges and Sponsor shall be final and binding in all respects. The top 10 Finalist recipes will be posted at http://www.whas11.com/community/great-recipe-challenge The public may vote for their favorite recipe beginning at 12:01 am June 4, 2014 until 11:59 pm June 18, 2014. The five (5) recipes with the highest number of eligible votes will be the five (5) Finalists. The Finalists will be invited to appear on WHAS 11's Great Day Live show to prepare their recipes between June 23, 2014 and June 27, 2014 - exact dates to be determined by Sponsor. Sponsor will notify Finalists by phone or email, as provided on the contestants entry form. If a Finalist is not available or unable to participate in the live preparation of his/her recipe an alternate Finalist will be selected from the contestants that received the next highest scores. Commencing on June 27, the Finalists' recipes will be posted at http://www.whas11.com/community/great-recipe-challenge for a second round of voting by the public. The second round of voting shall begin at 12:00 noon June 27, 2014 and end at 11:59 pm July 1, 2014. The recipe that receives the highest number of eligible votes, during the second round of voting, will be the Grand Prize Winner. The Grand Prize Winner will be announced on Great Day Live on or about July 2, 2014.Voting in each round will be limited to one (1) vote per person. Online voting is limited to persons who are 13 years of age or older.
Prizes and Odds. The one (1) Grand Prize Winner will receive a $500 Meijer Gift Card.
Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries and eligible votes received. The Sponsor,Meijer, Sander, and Gannett make no warranty, representation or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to the use of the Prizes including, without limitation, quality, merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose or for loss or theft of the Prize.Prize must be used prior to any applicable expiration date.
Winner Notification and Acceptance. The Grand Prize Winner will be notified on or about July 2, 2014 at thetelephone number or email address provided on winner's entry form. Sponsor will call during regular business hours and will leave no messages. Failure to reach winner by phone after three (3) attempts, return of email notification as undeliverable, or failure of winner to respond to email notification may result in disqualification of winner, forfeiture of his or her interest in all prizes, and selection of a substitute winner from among all remaining eligible entries. To claim prize, each winner must personally visit Sponsor's offices at 520 West Chestnut Street Louisville Kentucky 40202 withinfive (5) business days after notification (office visits must be between the hours of 9 a.m. (E.T.) and 5 p.m. (E.T.) weekdays) and must present a valid photo identification. Winners may waive their right to receive prizes. Prizes are nonassignable and nontransferable. No substitutions allowed by winner. Prizes are not redeemable for cash. 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 certifying that the entrant’s submission is entrant's original work, that entrant owns right to the work, that the submission has not previously won an award or prize in a contest and has not previously been published, and that entrant has complied with the Official Rules of the Contest,and a liability and publicity release (except where prohibited by law) which must be returned as directed 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. 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.
Participation. By participating, contestants 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 Contest as solely determined by Sponsor. In the event the Contest is compromised bya 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 Contest, Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to suspend, modify or terminate the Contest. Should the Contest 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, postage-due, misdirected or illegible entries (either photos or ballots), poor quality photos, 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. 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 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 or the owner of an ISP account shall be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion.All entrants agree to release the Sponsor, Meijer, Sander, and Gannett from any and all liability, claims or actions of any kind whatsoever for injuries, damages or losses of any kind to persons and property, including any accident, loss, injury or death resulting from entry into the Sweepstakes and/or occurring or in any way related to the Prizes.
Copyright. By entering the Contest, each contestant grants to Sponsor an exclusive, royalty-free and irrevocable right and license to publish, print, edit or otherwise use the contestant's submitted entry, in whole or in part, for any purpose and in any manner or media (including, without limitation, the Internet) throughout the world in perpetuity, and to license others to do so, all without limitation or further compensation.
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.
Sponsor. The Great Days Great Recipes Challenge is sponsored by WHAS 11 TV. The decisions of Sponsor and the Contest judges regarding the selection of winners and all other aspects of the Contest 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 Contest. For a list of winners (available afterJuly 9th, 2014) or a copy of these Official Rules, visit WHAS11.com or send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to "Winners List/Official Rules" (as applicable), Great Days Great Recipes Challenge, WHAS 11 TV, 520 West Chestnut Street Louisville Kentucky 40202.If you have any questions regarding this Contest, please contact Brandy Clark, Account Executive WHAS 11 TV, 502-582-7801, or firstname.lastname@example.org.