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OFFICIAL RULES: KTIV - Making a Difference Award

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KTIV
Making a Difference Award
Official Rules

1.         GENERAL:  No purchase necessary.  MAKING A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.  Void where prohibited or restricted by law.  This Giveaway is governed by all applicable federal, state, and local regulations.

2.         ELIGIBILITY:  Prizes are non-transferable by winner.  Giveaway is offered only to middle or junior high schools in Iowa, Nebraska and South Dakota within the counties located within the Sioux City, Iowa designated Market Area (“DMA”) as determined by Nielsen Media Research Services.  All entry form information must be complete and accurate.  Sponsor will not award a prize to anyone not meeting eligibility requirements at the time of entry. reserves the right to disqualify any entrant if these official rules are not followed.  Internet access is necessary in order to enter the competition.

3.         HOW TO ENTER:  By entering, you agree to comply with all applicable law and these official rules, and you agree to abide by all decisions of the Sponsor.  The Entry Period begins January 29, 2018 and ends at 11:59 p.m. on March 15, 2018 All times in these rules refer to Central Time.

To enter, visit www.ktiv.com to access, complete, and submit your entry form online. To be valid, an entry must be received during the Entry Period. Fill our the form and include the link for the school-produced submission video. KTIV will only accept links to video hosting sites (ie Youtube or Vimeo). DVD, video tape or any other physical media delivery will not be accepted. Schools can also submit support materials, ie photographs, letters of support, etc, but those must all be emailed as attachments to the email address contests@ktiv.com and clearly labelled as part of a specific school’s entry. Email must include matching contact information as what is listed on the school’s online entry form.  Sponsor is not responsible for entries that are lost, late, misdirected, incomplete, incomprehensible, illegible, damaged, undeliverable, or delayed.  Photocopied and mechanically generated entries that are detected as such are void.  Entries generated by any automated means and detected as such are void.  In the event of a dispute, electronic entries and other entries requiring the identification of an e-mail address will be deemed to have been submitted by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address at the time of the entry.  The authorized account holder is the person to whom the applicable internet service provider or other organization (such as a business or educational institution) has assigned the e-mail address.  An online entrant must have a valid e-mail address, and it is the entrant’s responsibility to update Sponsor of any change in e-mail address. All entries must be submitted by a designated faculty member or administrator from the school district. Entries without a faculty or administration “sponsor” will not be accepted.

·         4.         HOW TO WIN:  3 winning Siouxland middle or junior high schools will be selected by Sponsor or its agent between March 15th and April 1st, 2018. The selected schools will be notified, in Sponsor’s sole discretion, either by phone, email, and/or mail based on the contact information provided in the entry. Winning schools will be selected on the following criteria:

Quality of submission video and support materials.

Demonstration of student body community involvement and community pride in video

Demonstration of student-driven projects that have improved their community or assisted other students.  

Demonstration of educational achievement by student body in addition to achievements in Arts, Sciences, Math, healthy living.

Athletic or sports achievement will be considered, but will not play as much of a determining factor as other student achievement.

Inclusion of any other information that would demonstrate that the submitting school is making achievements that are above and beyond other Siouxland middle or junior high school student bodies.

·         It is important that each entry supply a link to their submission video and the name and daytime contact information for the designated faculty or administration representative from the school district. Sponsor is not responsible for incomplete, incomprehensible, illegible, or out-of-service contact information.  Winner must respond to such notification by contacting the competition coordinator at KTIV, within 5 days after the notification is sent by the station, or the winner will be subject to disqualification, in which case the prize will be forfeited, and an alternate winner will be selected from among the remaining eligible entries, time permitting, in Sponsor’s sole discretion.  Winner may be required to sign and return, prior to receipt of prize, appropriate forms and/or documentation, including without limitation, any documents necessary to transfer to Sponsor any intellectual property rights (e.g., copyright, trademark, etc.) in the entry materials, an affidavit of eligibility, a liability release and/or where legally permissible, a publicity release.  Failure to sign and return such forms within the requisite timeframe may result in disqualification of the winner and forfeiture of the prize.

·         5.         PUBLICITY RELEASE:  Except where prohibited, entry in the Giveaway constitutes each entrant’s consent for Sponsor to use, publish, reproduce, and distribute for any purpose, including publicity, promotion and advertising, in any media (including without limitation, print, internet, television, radio, and offline), each winner’s name, city, photograph, likeness, biographical information, voice, or image, each in perpetuity without further compensation, credit, or right of review or approval.

6.         PRIZES:  3 Grand prizes will be offered from this competition.  Under no circumstances will more than the advertised number of prizes be awarded.  Each prize consists of a field trip day to Arnolds Park Amusement Park for the student body each of the selected schools.  All charges, fees, and costs not specifically included in the prize descriptions above, including but not limited to, personal incidental items, transportation, parking, taxes, gratuities, and licenses, are the responsibility of the respective selected schools and students. Prize only includes submission of the park or a day designated by Arnolds Park Amusement Park and KTIV. It is also the responsibility of the school districts to provide an adequate number of chaperones for the students to maintain a safe and secure experience for all.

Prize is non-transferable by winning school districts.  No cash redemption or prize substitution allowed by prize winner(s).  Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize or prize component of equal or greater value in the sole discretion of Sponsor if the prize, or any component thereof, is unavailable for any reason.

7.         ODDS OF WINNING:  Odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible entries received during the Entry Period.

8.         TERMS AND CONDITIONS; LIMITATION OF LIABILITY:  Participants are responsible for complying with all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations and with these official rules and by entering, participants agree to be bound to these official rules.  Any attempt by an entrant or other party to tamper with the proper administration of the Giveaway will disqualify the entrant and may result in civil or criminal action against the entrant or other party and may result in the discontinuation, suspension, or cancellation of the Giveaway.  WINNERS AND ENTRANTS AGREE, EXCEPT WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW, TO RELEASE AND DISCHARGE, HOLD HARMLESS AND INDEMNIFY THE GIVEAWAY ENTITIES, AND ALL OTHERS ASSOCIATED WITH THE DEVELOPMENT AND EXECUTION OF THIS GIVEAWAY, FROM ANY AND ALL TAX LIABILITY THAT MAY BE IMPOSED OR ASSOCIATED WITH RECEIPT OR USE OF THE PRIZES, AND FROM AND AGAINST ANY AND ALL CLAIMS, ACTIONS, PROCEEDINGS, AND LIABILITY FOR ANY DAMAGES, EXPENSES, FEES, INJURY, OR LOSSES (INCLUDING PROPERTY DAMAGE, PERSONAL INJURY, OR DEATH) SUSTAINED IN CONNECTION WITH THE RECEIPT, OWNERSHIP, OR USE OF THE PRIZE OR WHILE TRAVELING TO, PREPARING FOR, OR PARTICIPATING IN ANY GIVEAWAY-RELATED OR PRIZE-RELATED ACTIVITY.  Sponsor is not responsible for any printing, typographical, mechanical, or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the Giveaway, or in the announcement of the prize.  Winner’s guest(s), if applicable, may be required to execute a liability and publicity release prior to the winner’s receipt of the prize.  Sponsor retains the discretion to make all decisions regarding the interpretation and application of these official rules.  All decisions of Sponsor are final and discretionary.  In the event the selected winner(s) of the prize are/is ineligible or refuse(s) the prize, or if the selected winner fails to timely claim the prize, the prize will be forfeited and Sponsor, in its sole discretion, may randomly select an alternate winner from remaining entries (time permitting), or may elect not to award such prize to an alternate winner, where permitted.  For prizes valued at $600 or greater, winner must provide his or her social security number for tax purposes.  Prizes may be considered income, and any and all taxes associated with prizes are the responsibility of the winner(s).

9.         FORCE MAJEURE, DISCLAIMER/INTERNET:  If for any reason, the Giveaway is not capable of running as planned for any reason, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering and unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, acts of God, war, terrorism, government regulation, disaster, fire, strikes, civil disorder, or any other causes beyond the control of the Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, or integrity of the Giveaway, the Sponsor reserves the right, in their discretion, to disqualify any individual it believes has tampered with the entry process and/or cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend the Giveaway and to select winner(s) from eligible entries received as of the termination date.  Sponsor may prohibit an entrant from participating in the Giveaway if they determine that said entrant is attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Giveaway by cheating, hacking, deception, or other unfair playing practices, or intending to abuse, threaten, or harass other entrants.  Caution: Any attempt by a participant to deliberately damage any website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Giveaway is a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such participant to the fullest extent of the law.  The Giveaway Entities (i) assume no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in acquisition, operation, or transmission of communications, line failure relating to theft, or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of entries; (ii) are not responsible for any problems relating to, or technical malfunction of, any communications network or lines, computer on-line systems, servers, or communications service provider, computer or other equipment, hardware, software, failure of any entry information to be received by the Sponsor on account of technical problems, human error, or traffic congestion of any communications system on the internet, or at any website, or (iii) any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to the participant’s or any other person’s computer or other device related to, or resulting from, participation or downloading of any materials in this Giveaway.  SPONSOR MAKES NO WARRANTY, GUARANTEE, OR REPRESENTATION OF ANY KIND CONCERNING ANY PRIZE, AND SPONSOR SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMS ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, WARRANTY OF FITNESS, AND ANY OTHER IMPLIED WARRANTY.

10.       ARBITRATION/CHOICE OF LAW:  EXCEPT WHERE PROHIBITED, ENTRANTS AGREE THAT ANY AND ALL DISPUTES, CLAIMS, AND CAUSES OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF, OR CONNECTED WITH THIS GIVEAWAY, SHALL BE RESOLVED EXCLUSIVELY BY ARBITRATION PURSUANT TO THE RULES OF THE AMERICAN ARBITRATION ASSOCIATION THEN EFFECTIVE, AND ANY AND ALL CLAIMS, JUDGEMENTS, AND AWARDS SHALL BE LIMITED TO ACTUAL OUT-OF-POCKET COSTS INCURRED BY ENTRANT WITH REGARD TO THIS GIVEAWAY, BUT IN NO EVENT ATTORNEYS’ FEES, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR OTHER DAMAGES.  All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation, and enforceability of these official rules, or the rights and obligations of entrants and Sponsor in connection with the Giveaway, shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Iowa, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions (whether of Iowa or any other jurisdiction), that would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than Iowa.  Arbitration in Woodbury County, Iowa shall be the exclusive forum and venue for any dispute relating to these official rules and for this Giveaway.  If arbitration is prohibited, then and in such event, the courts of Iowa in Woodbury County shall be the exclusive forum for any dispute relating to these official rules and/or this Giveaway.  All participants and winners agree, by their participation in the Giveaway, to submit to the personal jurisdiction of the courts of Iowa in Woodbury County.  The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these official rules shall not affect the invalidity or unenforceability of any other provision so long as the general intent of these official rules remains in effect.  In the event that any such provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable, these official rules shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or unenforceable provision was not contained therein.

11.       OFFICIAL RULES AND LIST OF WINNERS:  To receive a copy of these official rules, visit www.ktiv.com or send a self-addressed, stamped envelope for receipt by March 15, 2018 to KTIV, Making a Difference Rules 2929 Signal Hill Drive Sioux City, IA 51108.  These official rules supersede all other published editions.  Sponsor reserves the right to change, alter, or amend these official rules as necessary, in its sole discretion, to ensure the fair administration of the Giveaway or to comply with applicable law.  For a list of the winners’ names, send a self-addressed stamped envelope within sixty (60) days of the drawing to KTIV Making a Difference Winners’ List, at the address listed above. 

12.       SPONSOR:  KTIV 2929 Signal Hill Drive Sioux City, IA 51108 and Arnolds Park Amusement Park, 37 Lake St., Arnolds Park, IA 51331.

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