The WXIA-TV "iPad Air Sochi Sweepstakes"

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Official Rules

1.         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.

2.         Eligibility.  Subject to the additional restrictions below, The WXIA-TV iPad Air Sochi Sweepstakes (the "Sweepstakes") is open to legal U.S. residents who are 18 years or older at the time of entry. Employees and contractors of WXIA  -TV ("Sponsor"), Gannett Co., Inc., BrandsMart USA, and each of their respective affiliated companies, subsidiaries, advertising or promotional agencies, and other agents, and the immediate family members of, and any persons domiciled with such employees or contractors, are not eligible to enter or to win.  Individuals are eligible to win only one prize within any 30-day period, regardless of the number of Sponsor sweepstakes entered.

3.         How To Enter.  The Sweepstakes will begin at 12:01 a.m. (E.T.) on Thursday, February 6, 2014 and end at 11:59 p.m. (E.T.) on Saturday, February 22, 2014 (the "Sweepstakes Period").

Entry.  Enter by visiting 11Alive's Facebook page at website http://www.facebook.com/11Alive and completing all of the required information and following all posted instructions. Complete the entry form and any other required fields and then submit your entry by clicking on the "SEND" button. Entrants must "Like" 11Alive's Facebook page to enter. Your computer must accept cookies, or any successor or similar technology, which may be used for the purpose of entry tracking. Ad blocking software on your computer needs to be disabled so that it doesn't interfere with processing your entry.
Multiple entrants are not permitted to share the same email address or Facebook ID. 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 he or she is the authorized account holder of the e-mail address associated with a winning entry. Sponsor will not be responsible for incomplete, lost, late, misdirected or illegible entries.  All entries become property of Sponsor and none will be returned.  By entering, you agree to the terms of these Official Rules and to receive e-mails from Sponsor or those directed by Sponsor.  You can opt-out of the receipt of such e-mails by following the directions on the Sponsor's website or in any email received from Sponsor.
Entries limited to one (1) entry per Facebook user per day during the Sweepstakes Period. Two (2) additional entries will be awarded to individuals each time they use the Facebook share function of the Sweepstakes, and a friend then enters the contest.  Two (2) additional entries will be awarded to individuals each time they use the tweet the Sweepstakes function, to share their completed entry form with followers through Twitter and a follower then enters the contest.  One (1) additional entry will be awarded for following 11Alive on Instagram and one (1) additional entry will be awarded for following 11Alive News on twitter.
Entries must be received by 11:59 p.m. (E.T.) on Saturday, February 22, 2014.

4.         Winner Selection.  One winner will be selected each day during the Sweepstakes Period in a random drawing from among all eligible entries received as of 11:59 p.m. (E.T.) the day of each drawing. Entries received immediately after the drawing time of 11:59 p.m. (E.T.) will be entered into the next day's drawing.  On the final day of the Sweepstakes, Saturday, February 22, 2014 the final drawing will be held after 11:59  p.m. (E.T.).  There will be a total of seventeen (17) winners for the Sweepstakes Period.

5.         Prizes and Odds. Each winner will receive one (1) iPad Air 16GB, (ARV: $499).  Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.

6.         Winner Notification and Acceptance.  Each winner will be notified at the email address provided on the winner's entry form.  Each winner must respond to Sponsor's notification by e-mail within 48 hours after notification.  Failure to respond to Sponsor's e-mail notification or return of email prize notification as undeliverable may result in disqualification and an alternate winner may be selected from among all remaining eligible entries.  To claim prize, each winner must either respond to Sponsor's notification with a valid shipping address for delivery of prize, or personally visit Sponsor's at 1 Monroe Place, Atlanta GA 30324 during business hours, weekdays 9:00 a.m. (E.T) and 5:00 p.m. (E.T.)  within ten (10) business days after notification.  Valid photo identification may be required by Sponsor in each case.  Winners may waive their right to receive prizes.  Prizes are nonassignable and nontransferable.  Prize is not redeemable for cash. No substitutions allowed by winner.  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 and publicity release (except where prohibited by law) which must be returned as instructed 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.

7.         Participation.  By participating, entrants 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 Sweepstakes as solely determined by Sponsor.  In the event the Sweepstakes is compromised by a 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 Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to suspend, modify or terminate the Sweepstakes.  Should the Sweepstakes 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, misdirected or illegible entries, 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.  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 by the owner of an ISP account shall be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, and Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any entries, or votes by persons determined to be tampering with or abusing any aspect of the Sweepstakes. By participating in this Sweepstakes, each entrant agrees to fully release, forever discharge and hold harmless Sponsor and Facebook from and against all claims, costs, liabilities, losses, injuries, and damages arising out of the Sweepstakes, including, but not limited to, any claims for personal injury, death or damage to or loss of property or any other harm arising out of entrant's participation in the Sweepstakes, the receipt, use, or misuse of any prize, or any travel or activity that is related to the Sweepstakes or any prize. This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook.

8.         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.

9.         Sponsor.  The WXIA-TV "iPad Air Sochi Sweepstakes" is sponsored by WXIA-TV. The decisions of Sponsor regarding the selection of winners and all other aspects of the Sweepstakes 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 Sweepstakes.  For a list of winners (available after February 22, 2014)  or a copy of these Official Rules visit www.11Alive.com or send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to "Winners List/Official Rules" iPad Air Sochi Sweepstakes, 1 Monroe Place Atlanta, GA 30324.  If you have any questions regarding this Sweepstakes, please contact Rebecca Lightsey at rlightsey@wxia.gannett.com or 404-885-7646.

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