17 Days of Soul Text 2 Win Contest Rules

WZTV FOX17 Days of Soul 2017


Contest: FOX17 Days of Soul 2017

Station: Sinclair Communications, LLC dba WZTV

Station Address: WZTV, 631 Mainstream Drive, Nashville Tennessee 37228

Contest Area: Middle Tennessee counties: Nashville, Montgomery, Robertson, Sumner, Macon, Cheatham, Trousdale, Smith, Humphreys, Dickson, Davidson, Wilson, Smith, Hickman, Williamson, Rutherford, Cannon, DeKalb, Lewis, Maury, Marshall, Bedford, Coffee, Cannon, Warren, Giles, Moore, and in Kentucky, Todd, Logan, Simpson and Allen

Sponsor(s): WZTV-FOX17

Prize Provider(s): KIA of Murfreesboro

Age of Eligibility: Twenty-one (21).

Contest Period: April 27, 2017 to May 19, 2017.

Entries Due: 11:59 p.m. CDT each weekday during the Contest Period.

Entry is limited to one entry per account holder per day.

Keyword: Watch the FOX17 This Morning from 4:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. program which the Station airs each weekday on channel 17, and look for the keyword located within the contest promotional spot.

Short Code: 58671

Qualifier Drawing Date(s): April 27, 28, May 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 15, 16, 17, 18, and 19, 2017

Grand Prize Event Date: May 23, 2017 at 7:00 a.m. CDT

Grand Prize Event Location: KIA of Murfreesboro, 2505 South Church, Murfreesboro, Tennessee 37128

Number of Winners on Each Drawing Date: One (1)

Total Number of Winners: Seventeen (17)

Prize(s) and Value(s):

Qualifier Prize: $100.00 gift card.

Grand Prize: The Grand Prize Winner may choose either one (1) 2017 Kia Soul 4-door hatchback base model, with automatic transmission, MSRP value of $17,164.00; or $5,000.

Station’s Website:

Station’s Privacy Policy:

Station’s Website Terms and Conditions:

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. This contest is subject to all applicable laws and regulations and is void where prohibited.

Odds of winning depend on the number of valid and correct entries received.

All capitalized terms shall have the meanings set forth above.

How to Enter to Qualify

Text the Keyword to the Short Code. Standard text messaging rates apply to all text message entries sent. Text STOP to Short Code to cancel. Text HELP to Short Code for help. Each entrant will also be automatically registered for the FOX17 Text Club, will receive up to two (2) text messages per month from an automated system, and the option to receive information from KIA of Murfreesboro. By entering, entrants consent to and will receive up to two (2) text messages relating to this contest from an automated system. Consent is not required to buy goods and services. No mechanically reproduced or completed entries will be accepted.

How to Qualify

The Number of Qualifiers on each Qualifier Drawing Date will be selected by random drawing from among valid entries received. Remaining valid entries will carry over to the next Qualifier Drawing Date.

How Qualifiers Can Win

Qualifiers are required to appear in person at the Grand Prize Event Location on the Grand Prize Event Date listed above to participate in the Grand Prize Event. Qualifiers will be notified by phone. If any qualifier is unable to attend the Grand Prize Event, then such qualifier will be disqualified, and the number of keys will be reduced accordingly. Each qualifier will randomly select one (1) key. Each qualifier will have the opportunity to try his/her key to start the engine of 2017 Kia Soul. The first qualifier with the key which starts the engine of the 2017 Kia Soul will be deemed the grand prize winner. Qualifiers must be present at the beginning of the Grand Prize Event to be eligible to win.


1. To be eligible to participate in the Contest, entrants must be U.S. residents who are at least the Age of Eligibility, own a mobile device capable of texting, reside in the Contest Area, have a Tennessee driver’s license, and the ability to provide proof of automobile insurance. Authorized account holder of the mobile telephone number associated with the entry is considered the entrant. Entrants must be a mobile service subscriber with text messaging service, using a participating service provider in order to enter via this method. Not all mobile phone providers carry the necessary service to participate.

2. Employees of Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc., Sinclair Television Group, Inc., Station (collectively, the “Company”), Sponsor(s), Prize Provider(s), short code providers, contest software providers, each of their affiliated companies, advertising and promotion agencies, any and all local television broadcast and cable stations, local radio and other media companies, and the immediate family members of each are ineligible. The term “immediate family” includes spouses, domestic partners, grandparents, parents, siblings, children, grandchildren, and any other relatives who reside in the same household with employee.

Contest Terms and Conditions

1. Station is not responsible for lost, late, garbled, or misdirected entries, printing errors, server unavailability, computer or any other electronic malfunction, or if text message is not received. All entries received that are duplicate, mutilated, tampered with, incorrect, illegible, or from ineligible entrants will be void. All entries become the property of the Company and will not be acknowledged or returned.

2. Entrant’s mobile service provider may charge for each text message sent and received according to its standard text messaging rates. Entrants should check phone capabilities for specific text messaging instructions and consult with mobile service provider regarding pricing plans.

3. Station cannot be held liable for any lost or stolen entries, prizes or contest information. Station is not responsible for any technological malfunction, or human error relating to the Contest and/or the use of short-code.

4. Prizes are provided “as is” without any express or implied warranty of any kind including warranties of merchantability, non-infringement or intellectual property, or fitness for any particular purpose. Prizes are subject to the Sponsor(s) and/or Prize Provider(s) standard terms and conditions, and expiration dates. For any ticket related prizes, Station, Sponsor(s) and Prize Provider(s) are not responsible if any event or performance is cancelled or postponed. The winner of must have a valid Tennessee state driver’s license and provide proof of automobile insurance. The winner is also responsible for any add-ons, insurance premiums, maintenance expenses, gasoline, and any other fees and expenses associated with the vehicle, including but not limited to, registration, tag, and title fees.

5. Each qualifier will be notified by phone. The winner will be notified in person. Before claiming any prize, each qualifier and winner must provide his/her correct name, address and telephone number to Station at the time of notification. Each qualifier and winner must sign and return a release and affidavit of eligibility, which must be received within three (3) days of notification (or less due to prize use time constraints), at the time winner claims his/her prize in person at the Station. Each qualifier and winner must show picture identification to claim his/her prize. Station reserves the right to examine additional identification and may choose to accept or deny awarding any prize based on the identification presented.

6. If a qualifier or winner cannot be notified within two (2) days, or does not timely sign and return the release and affidavit of eligibility, then the prize will be forfeited, and time permitting, the prize will be awarded to an alternate winner randomly selected from among remaining valid entries, or qualifiers, as the case may be. If time does not permit for an alternate qualifier or winner to be selected, then the prize will be forfeited, and the prize will remain the property of the Station.

7. There will be no substitutions or cash alternatives for any prize except at the sole discretion of Station. The Station has the right to substitute a prize of similar value. No sale, transfer or assignment of any prize is allowed.

8. Each winner is responsible for paying all local, county, state and federal taxes on prizes based on the estimated retail value of the prizes as set forth in these rules. Each winner must sign a W-9 form.

9. Only one prize will be awarded per household if more than one prize is awarded. Entrants are eligible to win only one prize within any 90 day period, regardless of the number of contests entered.

10. The Company is not liable if the provider of any part of a prize fails to satisfy its obligations to furnish its portion of the prize.

11. The Company, Sponsor(s), and Prize Provider(s) accept no responsibility or liability in connection with any injuries, losses or damages of any kind directly or indirectly caused by or resulting from the acceptance, possession or use of any prize awarded in the Contest. By entering, entrants agree to release the Company, Sponsor(s), Prize Provider(s), short code providers, contest software providers, and each of their respective parent, affiliates, officers, directors, employees and agents, from any and all claims, loss, damage or injury as a result of or incident to his/her participation in the Contest or his/her use of the prize. Entrants further acknowledge and agree that if a winner, the Company has the right to publicize entrant’s name, character, likeness, photograph, voice and the fact that entrant is a winner of the Contest for promotional purposes, without financial remuneration.

12. Complete Official Rules for the Contest are available Monday through Friday during normal business hours at the Station and on the Station’s Website. For a list of prize winners, send a separate, self-addressed, stamped envelope to the Station within thirty (30) days of the Drawing Date.

13. The Station has the right to disqualify any entrant it determines has not complied with the Contest Rules. All decisions by the Station shall be final and binding relating to this contest, including the interpretation of the Contest Rules. Station reserves the right to make rules and contest changes and change the contest dates. Station reserves the right to cancel/terminate, modify or suspend the Contest if in Station’s sole determination it believes that the integrity of the Contest has been, or could be, compromised or that the Contest is not capable of running as planned or fairly, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or force majeure or any other causes beyond the Station’s control.

14. The Contest is subject to the Station’s Privacy Policy and the Station’s Website Terms and Conditions located on the Station’s Website.