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Terra Nova Dino Creation Contest Rules

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Terra Nova Dino Creation Contest




The Terra Nova Dino Creation Contest entry period begins at 9:00 a.m., Pacific Time ("P.T.") on 9/16/2011, and ends 9/22/2011.  Entries must be received by 4:59 p.m., P.T. on 9/22/2011. Sponsor:  KPTV/Meredith Corporation, 14975 NW Greenbrier Pkwy, Beaverton, OR 97006.


ENTRY: To enter, create an original dinosaur sculpture using recycled materials, include a photo of the sculpture and a brief description (up to 100 words) of the recycled materials used and why your creation should win, along with your name and contact information ("Entry Materials"). Submit your Entry Materials to www.kptv.com  or email to dino@kptv.com.  LIMIT:  One entry per person, regardless of method of entry.  No group entries. 


Photos must be taken by you or at your direction (non-professional), unpublished and may not have won any prize or award. Photos must not contain brand names or trademarks, except those on the Entry Materials. Entry Materials must not contain material that violates or infringes the rights of another, including but not limited to privacy, publicity or intellectual property rights, or that constitutes copyright infringement.  Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to request additional information from entrants, reject, disqualify, modify, edit, and revise any Entry Materials that are obscene, defamatory, profane, offensive, lewd, pornographic, false, misleading, deceptive, or otherwise inconsistent with its editorial standards, audience expectations, or reputational interests or that Sponsor believes may violate any applicable law or regulation or the rights of any third party.  Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to verify any element of any Entry Materials and to disqualify any entrant whose participation may subject the contest, Sponsor, or Sponsor's advertisers, clients, or customers to controversy, negative publicity, scorn, or ridicule. 


ELIGIBILITY: Legal residents of OR and WA, who are 18 years of age or older, are eligible to enter, except employees of Sponsor, and any other organizations affiliated with the sponsorship, fulfillment, administration, prize support, advertisement or promotion of the contest and/or their respective agents, affiliates, subsidiaries and members of their immediate families or household members. "Immediate family members" shall mean parents, step-parents, children, step-children, siblings, step-siblings, or spouses.  "Household members" shall mean people who share the same residence at least three months a year.  Winners of a prize from Sponsor within the past thirty (30) days from the beginning date of this contest are not eligible.




Round 1:  On or about September 22, 2011, a qualified panel of judges appointed by Sponsor will judge eligible entries on the basis of creativity and originality (30%), variety of recycled materials used (30%), similarity to actual dinosaurs (30%), and adherence to theme (10%).  Three (3) semi-finalists will be selected. In the event of a tie, the semi-finalist will be the entry among the tied entries with the highest score in the criterion of variety of recycled materials used.  Sponsor reserves the right to select fewer than three (3) semi-finalists if, in its sole discretion, it does not receive a sufficient number of eligible and qualified entries. Decisions of judges are final and binding in all respects. 


Round 2:  On or about September 23, 2011, the semi-finalist photos will be posted at www.kptv.com  for voting and announced during MORE Good Day Oregon.  Voting begins at 9:00 a.m. P.T. on September 23, 2011, and ends at 1:59 p.m. P.T. on September 23, 2011.  Votes must be received by 1:59 p.m., P.T. on September 23, 2011.  

Limit one (1) vote per person per entry, regardless of voting method.


If you are a wireless service subscriber and have a text messaging capable device, use your mobile device to text (standard messaging service (SMS) message) to vote for "dino1" or "dino2" or "dino3" to 83350. You will be charged standard messaging rates for each message sent or received from your handset according to your service agreement with your wireless carrier.  Message and data rates apply.


The semi-finalist receiving the highest number of votes will be the grand prize winner.  In the event of a tie among semi-finalists receiving the highest number of votes, the semi-finalist with the highest score in the variety of recycled materials used in Round 1 will be the grand prize winner. Results are unofficial until verified by Sponsor. Decisions of Sponsor are final and binding in all respects. 



Voting may not be possible using certain wireless carriers.  Sponsor, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to add or delete a wireless carrier at any time, without notice.  Regular carrier charges for text messages or mobile telephone calls may apply in connection with notifications from Sponsor. During the contest, Sponsor, at its discretion, may send entrants unlimited additional notifications regarding the contest.  Entrants may be charged standard carrier-specific text-message or call rates, depending on entrants' individual wireless or non-mobile pricing plans, for these additional notifications.  There is no limit as to the number of notifications the Sponsor may send during the contest or restriction on when notifications may be sent.  If you do not want to receive further notifications, send a text message to 83350 with the message "STOP" from the wireless device you used to enter.  If you submit a wireless vote, you agree to have your home phone number information and registration information remain on Mobile Marketing, LLC's databases. Sponsor is not responsible for any and all communication between Mobile Marketing, LLC and wireless entrant that relates to this sweepstakes or for any and all communications regarding future promotions.

PRIZING:  One (1) grand prize winner will receive a prize package consisting of one (1) Sony KDL-46EX500 - 46" LCD TV, one (1) Sony 1000W 5.1-Ch. 3D/Wi-Fi Blu-ray Home Theater, one (1) Blackberry Tablet w/ 64GB Memory, one (1) Bose SoundDock for iPod, and one (1) Apple iPod Touch, total prize package retail value  $2,600. 


Each runner-up winner will receive a Terra Nova t-shirt, retail value $20.


Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize (or portions thereof) of equal or greater value if prize (or portions thereof) cannot be awarded as described. Sponsor will determine all elements of prizing in its sole discretion. Prize may not be assigned, transferred, changed or redeemed for cash, except at the sole discretion of Sponsor.   Prize is awarded "as is" with no warranty or guarantee express or implied by Sponsor. Sponsor disclaims all and any liability for the actual provision, quality or nature of any third party product or service accepted by the winners. The awarding of any prize is contingent upon full compliance with these Official Rules.  Entrants agree to be bound by Official Rules and agree that if any winner fails to provide proof of identity, refuses to provide required documentation, is found to have violated the Official Rules or otherwise does not meet eligibility criteria, prize will be forfeited and awarded to an alternate winner with the next highest score. Entrants understand that Sponsor is not liable for injuries, losses or damages of any kind arising from participation in this promotion and acceptance, possession and use of prize. Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the contest or in the announcement of the prize. Decisions of Sponsor are final and binding in all respects. 

PRIVACY:  Information collected from online entrants is subject to Sponsor's online privacy policy at Sponsor's web site listed above.


OTHER:  Sponsor assumes no responsibility for entries or votes it is unable to process due to network, hardware or other technical failures; or any other reason, or incomplete, damaged, misdirected, or lost entries or votes.  Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion to disqualify any person tampering with the entry or voting process, the operation of the web site or otherwise in violation of these Official Rules. Sponsor further reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate or modify this promotion if not capable of completion as planned, including infection by computer virus, technical corruption, non-authorized human intervention, or any other causes beyond the control of the Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, or integrity of the contest.  In the event of cancellation, Sponsor reserves the right to select winner(s) from among all eligible entries or votes received prior to date of cancellation.  The use of automated entry systems or any other conduct that impedes the integrity of the contest is prohibited.  In the event of a dispute regarding online entry, entry will be deemed made by the holder of an established e-mail account associated with the entry.

RELEASES:  Entrants authorize the Sponsor to use their name, voice, likeness, biographical data, city and state of residence and entry materials in promotional material and for advertising, public relations and editorial purposes worldwide, in perpetuity, or on a winner's list, if applicable, without further compensation unless prohibited by law.  Sponsor is not obligated to use any of the above-mentioned information or materials, but may do so and may edit such information or materials, at Sponsor's sole discretion, without further obligation or compensation. 

Except where prohibited by law:  (i) entry constitutes permission for Sponsor to use winner's entry, name, hometown, likeness, photograph, voice and statements regarding this contest in all media now known or hereafter discovered, for any purpose, including without limitation, in connection with, and to promote, market or advertise, the contest, in whole or in part, without review, approval, credit or attribution, notification or payment from or to entrant or any person or entity, worldwide, in perpetuity, or on a winner's list, if applicable; (ii) potential winners will be required to complete and return an Affidavit of Eligibility/Ownership/Liability Release, License of Work and Publicity Release unless prohibited by law, within ten (10) days of notification.  If a potential winner cannot be contacted, fails to claim prize, is unable to travel on dates of prize or attend event on prize date or fails to respond to the winner notification, the potential winner is disqualified and the prize is forfeited.  If forfeited, an alternate winner may be determined.   By participating and winning a prize, winners release Sponsor, its parents, affiliates, subsidiaries and agents, and their respective officers, directors, employees and agents from any and all liability with respect to the prize won and participation in the contest. Subject to all U.S. federal, OR & WA state and local laws and regulations.  Void where prohibited.  Applicable taxes are the sole responsibility of the winners. Grand prize winner will receive an IRS 1099-MISC tax form in the amount of the prize retail value as stated herein. For the winners' list, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope after October 10, 2011 to Winners' List/Terra Nova Dino Creation Contest at the Sponsor's address above.

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