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Watch & Win with The Big Bang Theory

Who Can Enter

1.  To be eligible to participate in this contest, entrants must be U.S. or Canadian residents who are 21 years of age or older and reside in the WUTV/WNYO viewing area.

2.  Employees of Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc., Sinclair Television Group, Inc., Sinclair Television of Buffalo, Inc., WNYO, Inc., and any other company which owns, programs or provides other services to television broadcast station WUTV/WNYO (the “Stations”), Buffalo Wine Festival, their affiliated companies, advertising and promotion agencies, promotion sponsors, 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 families” includes spouses, grandparents, parents, siblings, children and grandchildren.  Only one winner per household.

How to Enter

1.     No purchase is necessary to enter.    Only one entry per contestant.

2.    To enter, watch The Big Bang Theory on WNYO MyTV Buffalo 49 on Friday, March 9, 2012 from 7 P.M. to 7:30 P.M..  Watch for The Big Bang Theory Word of the Night commercial that will run within the 7PM-7:30PM programming.  Then log onto www.mytvbuffalo.com and enter your name, address, phone number, age, email address and the Word of the Night.   Alternatively,  hand print your name, address, phone number, email address, birth date and Word of the Night on a postcard and mail or drop off to “Big Bang Theory Contest”, 699 Hertel Avenue, Suite 100, Buffalo, NY 14207.  No mechanically reproduced or completed entries will be accepted.

3.   The contest begins Friday, March 9, 2012 at 7 P.M. and all entries must be received by Wednesday, March 14, 2012 12P.M. EDT.   Station is not responsible for lost, late, or misdirected mail/entries, or for printing errors server unavailability, computer or any other electronic malfunction.

4.  On Wednesday, March 14, 2012, one (1) winner will be randomly selected from among valid and correct entries.

5.  All entries received that are mutilated, tampered with, illegible, or from ineligible entrants will be void.  All entries become the property of Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc., Sinclair Television Group, Inc. and the Station and will not be acknowledged or returned.

The Prize(s)

One (1) winner will be selected.  The winner will receive two (2) tickets and one (1) designated driver ticket to the Buffalo Wine Festival, Session II, at the Buffalo Convention Center on March 31, 2012 from 6pm – 9pm, and one Designated Drivers of Buffalo Special Event Service Ticket for two (2) individuals  Prize is valued at $120.00.  Station is not responsible if the event is cancelled or postponed.

2.  Winner will be notified by phone.   Before claiming prizes, winners must provide their correct name, address and telephone number to Station at the time of notification.  Winner must sign and return a release and affidavit of eligibility, which must be received within 48 hours of notification, at the time winner claims his/her prize in person at the Stations. Winner must show picture identification to claim prizes.  Station reserves the right to examine additional identification and may choose to accept or deny awarding the prize based on the identification presented.

3. If the winner cannot be notified within 48 hours or does not timely sign and return the release and affidavit of eligibility, then the prize will be forfeited, and an alternate winner will be randomly selected from among remaining valid entries.

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

5. The 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. 

6.  Only one prize will be awarded per household. 

7.  Sinclair Television of Buffalo, Inc., WNYO, Inc., Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. and Sinclair Television Group, Inc. are not liable if the provider of any part of the prize fails to satisfy its obligations to furnish its portion of the prize. 

8. Sinclair Television of Buffalo, Inc., WNYO, inc., Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. and Sinclair Television Group, Inc. are not responsible for any liabilities arising directly or indirectly from the award or use of the prize.

9.  In claiming your prize, you acknowledge that Sinclair Television of Buffalo, Inc.,  WNYO, Inc., Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. and Sinclair Television Group, Inc. have the right to publicize your name, character, likeness, photograph, voice and the fact that you are the winner for promotional purposes without financial remuneration.

Odds of Winning/Miscellaneous

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

2.  Complete contest rules are available Monday through Friday during normal business hours at WUTV/WNYO, 699 Hertel Avenue, Suite 100 Buffalo, NY 14207.

3.  For a list of prize winners, send a separate, self-addressed, stamped envelope to WUTV/WNYO, 699 Hertel Avenue, Suite 100, Buffalo, NY 14207 by March 30, 2012.

4.  This contest is subject to all applicable laws and regulations and is void where prohibited.  Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc., Sinclair Television Group, Inc., Sinclair Television of Buffalo, Inc., WNYO, Inc., and any other sponsors accept no responsibility or liability in connection with any injuries, losses or damages of any kind caused by or resulting from the acceptance, possession or use of any prize awarded hereunder.

5.  Station cannot be held liable for any lost or stolen entries, prizes or contest information.

6. Station reserves the right to make rules and contest changes and change the aforementioned contest dates.